The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 172 232 216
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -16
Permanent jobs citing F5 148 81 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.42% 0.78% 0.91%
As % of the Vendors category 2.92% 1.70% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 132 77 74
Average salary £57,500 £54,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.48% -6.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £41,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
F5
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
5067 4758 5143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 48.70% 45.81% 47.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4355 4092 4570
Average salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% +0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing F5 across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

F5
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing F5 across the City of London region.

F5 Salary Trend in the City of London

F5
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing F5 across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

F5 Salary Histogram in the City of London

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing F5 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited F5.

1 218 (81.65%) Cisco
2 173 (64.79%) Firewall
3 147 (55.06%) Juniper
4 139 (52.06%) Cisco Certification
5 115 (43.07%) Cisco Nexus
6 112 (41.95%) CheckPoint
7 96 (35.96%) BGP
8 88 (32.96%) CCNP
9 79 (29.59%) MPLS
10 78 (29.21%) WAN
11 76 (28.46%) ITIL
12 74 (27.72%) Cisco ASA
13 72 (26.97%) OSPF
14 71 (26.59%) Load Balancing
15 70 (26.22%) VPN
16 67 (25.09%) Finance
17 64 (23.97%) Network Security
18 61 (22.85%) EIGRP
18 61 (22.85%) LAN
19 52 (19.48%) Network Design
20 50 (18.73%) Wireless
21 49 (18.35%) Linux
22 48 (17.98%) DNS
22 48 (17.98%) CCNA
23 45 (16.85%) CCIE
24 42 (15.73%) TCP/IP
25 39 (14.61%) Windows
26 34 (12.73%) UNIX
26 34 (12.73%) SSL
27 31 (11.61%) Citrix

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing F5 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited F5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (6.37%) MS Exchange
2 10 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (3.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (2.62%) IIS
4 7 (2.62%) JBoss
4 7 (2.62%) Apache
4 7 (2.62%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.25%) Lync
6 5 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.87%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.87%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.50%) nginx
7 4 (1.50%) Lotus Domino
8 3 (1.12%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.37%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.37%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.37%) Node.js
9 1 (0.37%) CMS
9 1 (0.37%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 10 (3.75%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.62%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.12%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 173 (64.79%) Firewall
2 115 (43.07%) Cisco Nexus
3 96 (35.96%) BGP
4 79 (29.59%) MPLS
5 78 (29.21%) WAN
6 74 (27.72%) Cisco ASA
7 72 (26.97%) OSPF
8 70 (26.22%) VPN
9 64 (23.97%) Network Security
10 61 (22.85%) EIGRP
10 61 (22.85%) LAN
11 50 (18.73%) Wireless
12 48 (17.98%) DNS
13 42 (15.73%) TCP/IP
14 34 (12.73%) SSL
15 31 (11.61%) VLAN
16 30 (11.24%) BIG-IP
16 30 (11.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 25 (9.36%) Internet
18 24 (8.99%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.87%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.50%) MySQL
3 3 (1.12%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.37%) QlikView
4 1 (0.37%) DB2
General
1 67 (25.09%) Finance
2 20 (7.49%) Telecoms
3 16 (5.99%) Banking
4 9 (3.37%) Law
5 8 (3.00%) Legal
5 8 (3.00%) Retail
6 5 (1.87%) Back Office
7 4 (1.50%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.50%) Publishing
8 2 (0.75%) Billing
8 2 (0.75%) Advertising
9 1 (0.37%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 94 (35.21%) Network Engineer
2 32 (11.99%) Architect
3 31 (11.61%) Network Architect
4 26 (9.74%) Security Engineer
4 26 (9.74%) Consultant
5 22 (8.24%) Design Engineer
6 20 (7.49%) Network Consultant
6 20 (7.49%) Technical Design Authority
7 19 (7.12%) Network Security Engineer
8 16 (5.99%) Network Design Engineer
9 15 (5.62%) Senior Architect
10 14 (5.24%) Senior Network Architect
10 14 (5.24%) Senior Network Engineer
11 12 (4.49%) Administrator
12 11 (4.12%) Systems Administrator
12 11 (4.12%) Team Leader
13 10 (3.75%) Network Team Leader
14 9 (3.37%) Analyst
15 7 (2.62%) Support Engineer
15 7 (2.62%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.37%) Middleware
2 7 (2.62%) SOAP
2 7 (2.62%) XML
3 4 (1.50%) XMPP
3 4 (1.50%) Java EE
4 2 (0.75%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.37%) J2EE
5 1 (0.37%) Memcached
5 1 (0.37%) LAMP
5 1 (0.37%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.61%) FlexPod
2 12 (4.49%) Blackberry
2 12 (4.49%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.12%) Hedge funds
4 10 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.62%) Over-the-Top Content
5 7 (2.62%) User Experience
5 7 (2.62%) Derivative
5 7 (2.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (2.62%) Equities
6 6 (2.25%) Replication
7 5 (1.87%) Statistics
8 4 (1.50%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.50%) Open Source
8 4 (1.50%) PKI
9 1 (0.37%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.37%) CMDB
9 1 (0.37%) APACS
9 1 (0.37%) Clustering
9 1 (0.37%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 49 (18.35%) Linux
2 39 (14.61%) Windows
3 34 (12.73%) UNIX
4 15 (5.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (5.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (3.37%) Solaris
7 7 (2.62%) Windows XP
7 7 (2.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (2.62%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 6 (2.25%) Windows 7
8 6 (2.25%) CentOS
9 4 (1.50%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.50%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.37%) SUSE
10 1 (0.37%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (28.46%) ITIL
2 71 (26.59%) Load Balancing
3 52 (19.48%) Network Design
4 26 (9.74%) Service Delivery
5 24 (8.99%) Project Management
6 18 (6.74%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (4.49%) Kalman Filter
8 11 (4.12%) Project Planning
9 10 (3.75%) Service Management
9 10 (3.75%) Content Management
9 10 (3.75%) Information Security
10 8 (3.00%) CRM
10 8 (3.00%) E-Commerce
10 8 (3.00%) Network Management
10 8 (3.00%) Change Control
11 7 (2.62%) SIEM
11 7 (2.62%) Capacity Management
11 7 (2.62%) Requirements Analysis
11 7 (2.62%) Network Monitoring
11 7 (2.62%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 20 (7.49%) Perl
2 10 (3.75%) Bash Shell
3 8 (3.00%) PowerShell
4 7 (2.62%) Python
5 6 (2.25%) Java
6 5 (1.87%) SQL
7 3 (1.12%) Ruby
7 3 (1.12%) PHP
8 2 (0.75%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.37%) C
Qualifications
1 139 (52.06%) Cisco Certification
2 88 (32.96%) CCNP
3 48 (17.98%) CCNA
4 45 (16.85%) CCIE
5 28 (10.49%) Degree
6 24 (8.99%) Security Cleared
7 21 (7.87%) SC Cleared
8 15 (5.62%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (4.49%) CCSA
10 11 (4.12%) JNCIA
11 8 (3.00%) CCSE
12 7 (2.62%) CCDP
13 5 (1.87%) CISSP
13 5 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (1.87%) MCSE
14 4 (1.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 3 (1.12%) MCP
15 3 (1.12%) CCDA
15 3 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 3 (1.12%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.62%) SLA
2 4 (1.50%) COBIT
3 3 (1.12%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.75%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (10.11%) Active Directory
2 16 (5.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.87%) UAG
4 4 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (1.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (1.50%) vSphere
4 4 (1.50%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (0.75%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.37%) NFS
7 1 (0.37%) Firmware
7 1 (0.37%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.37%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.37%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.37%) Varnish
7 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (3.37%) Cacti
2 8 (3.00%) Nagios
3 6 (2.25%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (1.50%) Cisco UCCE
4 4 (1.50%) SCOM
4 4 (1.50%) OPNET
4 4 (1.50%) CiscoWorks
4 4 (1.50%) FortiGate
4 4 (1.50%) Puppet
5 3 (1.12%) Ansible
5 3 (1.12%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (1.12%) Control-M
5 3 (1.12%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.37%) OpenView
7 1 (0.37%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.37%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.37%) Sysprep
7 1 (0.37%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 218 (81.65%) Cisco
2 147 (55.06%) Juniper
3 112 (41.95%) CheckPoint
4 31 (11.61%) Citrix
5 30 (11.24%) VMware
5 30 (11.24%) Fortinet
6 26 (9.74%) Microsoft
7 22 (8.24%) HP
8 21 (7.87%) Red Hat
9 18 (6.74%) Riverbed
9 18 (6.74%) Aruba
10 17 (6.37%) Blue Coat
11 15 (5.62%) McAfee
11 15 (5.62%) SolarWinds
12 12 (4.49%) Avaya
12 12 (4.49%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 11 (4.12%) Websense
14 10 (3.75%) Oracle
14 10 (3.75%) IronPort
15 8 (3.00%) Barracuda Networks
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £51000 - £60000 per annum + £7200Car allowance+15% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits & package
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago