The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 24 June 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
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 52 72
Rank change year-on-year -14 +20  
Permanent jobs citing F5 2 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.37% 1.04% 0.93%
As % of the Vendors category 0.82% 2.11% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 5
Median salary £58,750 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.08% +14.28%  
UK excluding London median salary £51,303 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.60% -  

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 Watford.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 245 237 319
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 45.71% 49.27% 59.18%
Number of salaries quoted 191 192 224
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,400 £34,066
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 Watford

F5
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for F5 in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Watford region with a requirement for F5.

1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) CCNP
1 10 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (80.00%) Wireless
2 8 (80.00%) LAN
3 6 (60.00%) CCIE
3 6 (60.00%) Juniper
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco ISE
4 4 (40.00%) Multicast
4 4 (40.00%) FCoE
4 4 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (40.00%) FWSM
4 4 (40.00%) DMVPN
4 4 (40.00%) NetScaler
4 4 (40.00%) Brocade
4 4 (40.00%) Degree
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (40.00%) Spanning Tree
4 4 (40.00%) IOS XR
4 4 (40.00%) FabricPath
4 4 (40.00%) Riverbed
4 4 (40.00%) Firewall
4 4 (40.00%) Frame Relay
4 4 (40.00%) Migration
4 4 (40.00%) Network Design
4 4 (40.00%) CCNA
4 4 (40.00%) WAN

F5
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) LAN
1 8 (80.00%) Wireless
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (40.00%) BGP
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco ISE
3 4 (40.00%) DMVPN
3 4 (40.00%) DWDM
3 4 (40.00%) EIGRP
3 4 (40.00%) FabricPath
3 4 (40.00%) FCoE
3 4 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (40.00%) Frame Relay
3 4 (40.00%) FWSM
3 4 (40.00%) IOS XR
3 4 (40.00%) MPLS
3 4 (40.00%) Multicast
3 4 (40.00%) NetScaler
3 4 (40.00%) Spanning Tree
3 4 (40.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) NOC Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Support
2 2 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Support
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (40.00%) Migration
1 4 (40.00%) Network Design
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) ITSM
2 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (20.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) CCNP
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (60.00%) CCIE
3 4 (40.00%) CCNA
3 4 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) CCSE
4 2 (20.00%) JNCIP
5 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) Juniper
3 4 (40.00%) Brocade
3 4 (40.00%) Riverbed
4 2 (20.00%) Aruba
4 2 (20.00%) Extreme Networks
4 2 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) Meraki
4 2 (20.00%) Ubiquiti