The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within F5 Networks, Inc.

F5
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 89 89
Rank change year-on-year +1 0  
Permanent jobs citing F5 15 21 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.36% 1.51% 1.26%
As % of the Vendors category 2.75% 3.65% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 11 19 12
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +17.64%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

F5 is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 545 575 695
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 49.50% 41.25% 51.33%
Number of salaries quoted 433 489 573
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing F5 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for F5 in Wales

F5
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing F5 in Wales.

Salary trend for F5 in Wales

F5
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing F5 in Wales over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for F5 in Wales

F5
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +1 10 £42,500 -15.00% 1
West Wales - 5 £40,210 -
F5
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing F5 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for F5.

1 31 (81.58%) Cisco
2 29 (76.32%) CheckPoint
2 29 (76.32%) Firewall
3 22 (57.89%) WAN
4 21 (55.26%) LAN
4 21 (55.26%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (50.00%) CCNP
6 18 (47.37%) DNS
7 17 (44.74%) Juniper
8 16 (42.11%) Avaya
8 16 (42.11%) MPLS
8 16 (42.11%) BGP
9 15 (39.47%) OSPF
9 15 (39.47%) VPN
10 14 (36.84%) Load Balancing
10 14 (36.84%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (34.21%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (31.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 12 (31.58%) CCNA
12 12 (31.58%) Internet
13 11 (28.95%) Intel Security
13 11 (28.95%) DHCP
13 11 (28.95%) VMware
14 10 (26.32%) Finance
15 9 (23.68%) Telecoms
15 9 (23.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 8 (21.05%) BIG-IP
16 8 (21.05%) Windows
16 8 (21.05%) Linux
17 7 (18.42%) Service Delivery

F5
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (13.16%) Apache
1 5 (13.16%) JBoss
2 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.26%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.63%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.63%) IIS
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.63%) Bluemix
1 1 (2.63%) IaaS
1 1 (2.63%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (76.32%) Firewall
2 22 (57.89%) WAN
3 21 (55.26%) LAN
4 18 (47.37%) DNS
5 16 (42.11%) BGP
5 16 (42.11%) MPLS
6 15 (39.47%) OSPF
6 15 (39.47%) VPN
7 14 (36.84%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (34.21%) Cisco Nexus
9 12 (31.58%) Internet
10 11 (28.95%) DHCP
11 9 (23.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 8 (21.05%) BIG-IP
13 6 (15.79%) Ethernet
13 6 (15.79%) FTP
13 6 (15.79%) IPsec
13 6 (15.79%) IPv4
13 6 (15.79%) IPv6
13 6 (15.79%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (26.32%) Finance
2 9 (23.68%) Telecoms
3 5 (13.16%) Banking
4 2 (5.26%) Advertising
5 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Network Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Architect
2 7 (18.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Network Architect
3 6 (15.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Cisco Architect
4 5 (13.16%) Cisco Network Architect
4 5 (13.16%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Telecoms Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Implementation Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Security Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) Apache Flex
1 2 (5.26%) CGI
2 1 (2.63%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (18.42%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.63%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Linux
1 8 (21.05%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (7.89%) VyOS
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.63%) CentOS
4 1 (2.63%) Unix
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Load Balancing
2 7 (18.42%) Service Delivery
3 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (15.79%) DDoS Mitigation
3 6 (15.79%) Migration
3 6 (15.79%) Open Source
4 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
5 4 (10.53%) ITIL
5 4 (10.53%) Network Design
5 4 (10.53%) Problem Management
6 3 (7.89%) Change Control
6 3 (7.89%) Change Management
6 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
7 2 (5.26%) High Availability
7 2 (5.26%) Incident Management
7 2 (5.26%) Network Management
7 2 (5.26%) Performance Engineering
7 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) C
2 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.63%) Perl
2 1 (2.63%) Python
2 1 (2.63%) R
2 1 (2.63%) Ruby
2 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (55.26%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (50.00%) CCNP
3 12 (31.58%) CCNA
4 6 (15.79%) CCSA
5 5 (13.16%) JNCIA
5 5 (13.16%) JNCIS
6 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
7 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.63%) CCDA
8 1 (2.63%) CCSE
8 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.63%) MCITP
8 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) PCI DSS
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.26%) ProxySG
4 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) Zenoss
2 4 (10.53%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (5.26%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 31 (81.58%) Cisco
2 29 (76.32%) CheckPoint
3 17 (44.74%) Juniper
4 16 (42.11%) Avaya
5 11 (28.95%) Intel Security
5 11 (28.95%) VMware
6 7 (18.42%) Blue Coat
6 7 (18.42%) Nortel
7 5 (13.16%) CA
7 5 (13.16%) Clearswift
7 5 (13.16%) Fortinet
7 5 (13.16%) LogRhythm
7 5 (13.16%) ServiceNow
7 5 (13.16%) SolarWinds
8 4 (10.53%) Citrix
8 4 (10.53%) Extreme Networks
8 4 (10.53%) Palo Alto
8 4 (10.53%) Red Hat
8 4 (10.53%) Vyatta
9 3 (7.89%) Intel
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