Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 112 142
Rank change year-on-year +18 +30 -59
Permanent jobs citing F5 43 45 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.07% 1.70% 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category 4.38% 3.82% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 15 42 14
Wales median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +20.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £35,850 £31,250 £33,400
90th Percentile £57,946 £68,750 £71,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

F5 is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Wales.

All Vendors
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 981 1177 1148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 47.23% 44.50% 41.87%
Number of salaries quoted 826 948 982
Wales median annual salary £39,351 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.93% +7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,265 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £51,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing F5 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Mid Wales - 23 - -
South Wales -2 12 £47,500 +5.56%
West Wales - 8 £53,871 -
F5
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 43 (100.00%) Cisco
2 29 (67.44%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (67.44%) CCNP
3 24 (55.81%) Wireless
4 23 (53.49%) Continuous Improvement
5 22 (51.16%) Firewall
5 22 (51.16%) ITIL
6 21 (48.84%) Service Delivery
6 21 (48.84%) SolarWinds
7 20 (46.51%) CCNA
8 19 (44.19%) CheckPoint
9 18 (41.86%) Problem Management
10 17 (39.53%) TOGAF
10 17 (39.53%) SLA
10 17 (39.53%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (37.21%) ITSM
11 16 (37.21%) Service Management
11 16 (37.21%) ITIL Certification
11 16 (37.21%) Infoblox
11 16 (37.21%) Change Control
11 16 (37.21%) Cisco ISE
11 16 (37.21%) Coaching
11 16 (37.21%) User Experience
11 16 (37.21%) IT Strategy
11 16 (37.21%) Runbook
12 11 (25.58%) VPN
13 10 (23.26%) Juniper
14 9 (20.93%) Linux
14 9 (20.93%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (20.93%) Load Balancing

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 2 (4.65%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (11.63%) Bluemix
1 5 (11.63%) IaaS
1 5 (11.63%) IBM Cloud
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (11.63%) PaaS
2 2 (4.65%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 24 (55.81%) Wireless
2 22 (51.16%) Firewall
3 16 (37.21%) Cisco ISE
4 11 (25.58%) VPN
5 9 (20.93%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (18.60%) WAN
7 7 (16.28%) BGP
7 7 (16.28%) BIG-IP
7 7 (16.28%) OSPF
8 6 (13.95%) DHCP
8 6 (13.95%) DNS
8 6 (13.95%) Wireshark
9 5 (11.63%) Network Security
10 4 (9.30%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (9.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 4 (9.30%) LAN
10 4 (9.30%) MPLS
10 4 (9.30%) NetScaler
11 3 (6.98%) EIGRP
11 3 (6.98%) IP Telephony
General
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (67.44%) Network Engineer
2 11 (25.58%) Security Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) Senior Network Engineer
4 8 (18.60%) Lead Network Engineer
5 7 (16.28%) IT Engineer
5 7 (16.28%) IT Security Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Network Support
7 2 (4.65%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Network Support
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Support Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Systems Support
7 2 (4.65%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (37.21%) User Experience
2 7 (16.28%) CESG
3 6 (13.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (11.63%) Fintech
5 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.65%) PKI
6 1 (2.33%) Internet of Things
6 1 (2.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Linux
2 4 (9.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (9.30%) Windows
3 2 (4.65%) CentOS
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.33%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (53.49%) Continuous Improvement
2 22 (51.16%) ITIL
3 21 (48.84%) Service Delivery
4 18 (41.86%) Problem Management
5 17 (39.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (39.53%) TOGAF
6 16 (37.21%) Change Control
6 16 (37.21%) Coaching
6 16 (37.21%) IT Strategy
6 16 (37.21%) ITSM
6 16 (37.21%) Runbook
6 16 (37.21%) Service Management
7 9 (20.93%) Load Balancing
8 7 (16.28%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (16.28%) SIEM
9 5 (11.63%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (9.30%) Business Transformation
10 4 (9.30%) Migration
11 3 (6.98%) Network Design
12 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 29 (67.44%) CCNP
1 29 (67.44%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (46.51%) CCNA
3 16 (37.21%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (9.30%) CCDP
4 4 (9.30%) JNCIP
5 3 (6.98%) Degree
6 2 (4.65%) MCSA
6 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (39.53%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) Docker
2 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.65%) vSphere
3 2 (4.65%) XenApp
3 2 (4.65%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) FortiGate
2 5 (11.63%) Ansible
2 5 (11.63%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (11.63%) Puppet
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 43 (100.00%) Cisco
2 21 (48.84%) SolarWinds
3 19 (44.19%) CheckPoint
4 16 (37.21%) Infoblox
5 10 (23.26%) Juniper
6 7 (16.28%) AppDynamics
7 6 (13.95%) Avaya
7 6 (13.95%) Citrix
7 6 (13.95%) Clearswift
7 6 (13.95%) VMware
8 5 (11.63%) Palo Alto
8 5 (11.63%) Splunk
8 5 (11.63%) Vyatta
9 4 (9.30%) LogRhythm
9 4 (9.30%) McAfee
9 4 (9.30%) Nortel
9 4 (9.30%) Red Hat
9 4 (9.30%) ServiceNow
10 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
11 1 (2.33%) Blue Coat