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 29 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
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 62 57
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5  
Permanent jobs citing F5 7 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.23% 0.17% 1.61%
As % of the Vendors category 2.76% 0.34% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 4
Median salary £32,500 £57,500 £47,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -43.47% +20.41%  
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 Watford.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 254 298 299
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 44.48% 50.68% 60.16%
Number of salaries quoted 196 235 211
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% -5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 29 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 Watford region with a requirement for F5.

1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (80.00%) CCNP
2 12 (80.00%) LAN
2 12 (80.00%) Wireless
3 11 (73.33%) CCIE
3 11 (73.33%) CheckPoint
4 8 (53.33%) Juniper
4 8 (53.33%) CCNA
4 8 (53.33%) WAN
4 8 (53.33%) Migration
4 8 (53.33%) Firewall
4 8 (53.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (46.67%) Palo Alto
6 4 (26.67%) Network Design
6 4 (26.67%) Frame Relay
6 4 (26.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (26.67%) DWDM
6 4 (26.67%) MPLS
6 4 (26.67%) BGP
6 4 (26.67%) EIGRP
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco ISE
6 4 (26.67%) Multicast
6 4 (26.67%) Spanning Tree
6 4 (26.67%) IOS XR
6 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
6 4 (26.67%) FabricPath
6 4 (26.67%) IaaS
6 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (26.67%) FWSM

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (26.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) IaaS
1 4 (26.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) LAN
1 12 (80.00%) Wireless
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 8 (53.33%) Firewall
2 8 (53.33%) WAN
3 4 (26.67%) BGP
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco ISE
3 4 (26.67%) DMVPN
3 4 (26.67%) DWDM
3 4 (26.67%) FabricPath
3 4 (26.67%) FCoE
3 4 (26.67%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (26.67%) Frame Relay
3 4 (26.67%) FWSM
3 4 (26.67%) IOS XR
3 4 (26.67%) MPLS
3 4 (26.67%) Multicast
3 4 (26.67%) NetScaler
3 4 (26.67%) Spanning Tree
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco Engineer
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 7 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Network Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) NOC Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Design Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Network Design Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (26.67%) Network Design
3 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (20.00%) Data Security
3 3 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (20.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 3 (20.00%) Presales
3 3 (20.00%) Regulatory Compliance
3 3 (20.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (80.00%) CCNP
3 11 (73.33%) CCIE
4 8 (53.33%) CCNA
5 4 (26.67%) Degree
6 3 (20.00%) CISSP
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (73.33%) CheckPoint
3 8 (53.33%) Juniper
4 7 (46.67%) Palo Alto
5 4 (26.67%) Brocade
5 4 (26.67%) Riverbed
6 3 (20.00%) Blue Coat
6 3 (20.00%) Symantec