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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 189 256 248
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -8
Permanent jobs citing F5 135 70 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.17% 0.59% 0.71%
As % of the Vendors category 2.53% 1.32% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 116 62 69
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,250 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
5331 5297 5793
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 46.29% 44.79% 45.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4404 4639 5249
Average salary £53,000 £53,000 £53,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £79,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 19 September 2014.

F5 Salary Histogram in the City of London

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 185 (71.98%) Cisco
2 133 (51.75%) Firewall
3 121 (47.08%) Cisco Certification
4 119 (46.30%) Load Balancing
5 114 (44.36%) Juniper
6 106 (41.25%) CheckPoint
7 93 (36.19%) CCNP
8 75 (29.18%) Linux
9 71 (27.63%) Cisco Nexus
10 70 (27.24%) ITIL
11 66 (25.68%) Oracle
12 61 (23.74%) WAN
12 61 (23.74%) VMware
13 60 (23.35%) BGP
14 57 (22.18%) OSPF
14 57 (22.18%) Tomcat
15 56 (21.79%) Apache
15 56 (21.79%) EIGRP
16 52 (20.23%) Finance
17 48 (18.68%) LAN
17 48 (18.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 47 (18.29%) Wireless
18 47 (18.29%) BIG-IP
19 46 (17.90%) Cisco ASA
20 45 (17.51%) CCNA
21 44 (17.12%) SSL
21 44 (17.12%) CCIE
22 42 (16.34%) VPN
22 42 (16.34%) MPLS
23 40 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 57 (22.18%) Tomcat
2 56 (21.79%) Apache
3 30 (11.67%) WebLogic
4 28 (10.89%) nginx
5 27 (10.51%) Node.js
6 15 (5.84%) MS Exchange
7 13 (5.06%) WebSphere
8 11 (4.28%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (3.89%) SharePoint
10 9 (3.50%) Lotus Domino
10 9 (3.50%) Lync
11 4 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.39%) Drupal
13 1 (0.39%) WordPress
13 1 (0.39%) IIS
13 1 (0.39%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.39%) TeamSite
13 1 (0.39%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 12 (4.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.84%) Office 365
2 1 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 133 (51.75%) Firewall
2 71 (27.63%) Cisco Nexus
3 61 (23.74%) WAN
4 60 (23.35%) BGP
5 57 (22.18%) OSPF
6 56 (21.79%) EIGRP
7 48 (18.68%) LAN
7 48 (18.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 47 (18.29%) BIG-IP
8 47 (18.29%) Wireless
9 46 (17.90%) Cisco ASA
10 44 (17.12%) SSL
11 42 (16.34%) MPLS
11 42 (16.34%) VPN
12 34 (13.23%) DNS
13 33 (12.84%) NetScaler
14 32 (12.45%) Network Security
14 32 (12.45%) HTTP
15 28 (10.89%) Internet
16 22 (8.56%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (12.45%) MySQL
2 28 (10.89%) DB2
3 14 (5.45%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.39%) SQLPlus
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.39%) Big Data
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
General
1 52 (20.23%) Finance
2 14 (5.45%) Banking
3 11 (4.28%) Law
4 9 (3.50%) Publishing
5 8 (3.11%) Investment Banking
5 8 (3.11%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.95%) Back Office
7 4 (1.56%) Retail
8 1 (0.39%) Billing
8 1 (0.39%) Legal
8 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.39%) Front Office
8 1 (0.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 88 (34.24%) Network Engineer
2 42 (16.34%) Senior Network Engineer
3 30 (11.67%) Administrator
4 28 (10.89%) Linux Administrator
5 27 (10.51%) Systems Engineer
6 22 (8.56%) Architect
7 19 (7.39%) Team Leader
7 19 (7.39%) Network Team Leader
8 18 (7.00%) Technical Design Authority
9 15 (5.84%) Network Consultant
9 15 (5.84%) Consultant
10 14 (5.45%) Network Architect
11 13 (5.06%) Applications Support
11 13 (5.06%) Systems Support
11 13 (5.06%) Linux Engineer
12 12 (4.67%) Senior Architect
12 12 (4.67%) Network Security Engineer
12 12 (4.67%) Security Engineer
13 11 (4.28%) Senior Network Architect
14 10 (3.89%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.84%) XML
2 13 (5.06%) RabbitMQ
2 13 (5.06%) SOAP
2 13 (5.06%) ActiveMQ
3 7 (2.72%) CSS
4 4 (1.56%) HTML
5 1 (0.39%) .NET
5 1 (0.39%) Java EE
5 1 (0.39%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.39%) Middleware
5 1 (0.39%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.28%) Blackberry
2 6 (2.33%) FlexPod
2 6 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (1.56%) Statistics
4 3 (1.17%) Replication
4 3 (1.17%) Client/Server
5 2 (0.78%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (0.78%) Open Source
6 1 (0.39%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.39%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.39%) IVR
6 1 (0.39%) Streaming Media
6 1 (0.39%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 75 (29.18%) Linux
2 33 (12.84%) Windows
2 33 (12.84%) CentOS
3 29 (11.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 28 (10.89%) Ubuntu
5 24 (9.34%) UNIX
6 9 (3.50%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (1.56%) Solaris
8 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.39%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (46.30%) Load Balancing
2 70 (27.24%) ITIL
3 29 (11.28%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (10.89%) Statistical Analysis
5 27 (10.51%) Network Management
5 27 (10.51%) Network Design
6 13 (5.06%) Project Management
6 13 (5.06%) Change Control
6 13 (5.06%) Capacity Management
7 10 (3.89%) Low Latency
8 9 (3.50%) Performance Analysis
8 9 (3.50%) Strategic Planning
8 9 (3.50%) Configuration Management
9 8 (3.11%) Service Management
9 8 (3.11%) Performance Monitoring
9 8 (3.11%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (2.72%) WAN Optimisation
10 7 (2.72%) Information Security
10 7 (2.72%) Network Architecture
11 5 (1.95%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 37 (14.40%) Perl
2 34 (13.23%) SQL
2 34 (13.23%) Bash Shell
3 31 (12.06%) Java
4 30 (11.67%) Python
5 29 (11.28%) Ruby
6 6 (2.33%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.95%) PHP
8 4 (1.56%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.78%) C
10 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 121 (47.08%) Cisco Certification
2 93 (36.19%) CCNP
3 45 (17.51%) CCNA
4 44 (17.12%) CCIE
5 21 (8.17%) Security Cleared
6 16 (6.23%) CCDP
7 15 (5.84%) CCSA
7 15 (5.84%) CCSE
7 15 (5.84%) Degree
8 13 (5.06%) SC Cleared
9 7 (2.72%) JNCIA
9 7 (2.72%) JNCIS
10 6 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (1.95%) RHCE
11 5 (1.95%) Check Point Certification
12 4 (1.56%) JNCIP
12 4 (1.56%) JNCIE
13 3 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.78%) MCITP
14 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.95%) QA
2 4 (1.56%) SLA
3 2 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (10.89%) Xen
2 28 (10.89%) KVM
3 11 (4.28%) Active Directory
4 10 (3.89%) UAG
5 8 (3.11%) vSphere
6 6 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.17%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.78%) XenApp
8 2 (0.78%) XenServer
9 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.39%) NFS
9 1 (0.39%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.39%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 34 (13.23%) Nagios
2 33 (12.84%) Cacti
3 29 (11.28%) Puppet
4 28 (10.89%) CFEngine
4 28 (10.89%) ZABBIX
4 28 (10.89%) Ansible
4 28 (10.89%) Salt
5 19 (7.39%) CiscoWorks
6 13 (5.06%) HP NNM
7 9 (3.50%) SCOM
8 3 (1.17%) Backup Exec
8 3 (1.17%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.78%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.78%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (0.78%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.78%) CA Spectrum
10 1 (0.39%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 185 (71.98%) Cisco
2 114 (44.36%) Juniper
3 106 (41.25%) CheckPoint
4 66 (25.68%) Oracle
5 61 (23.74%) VMware
6 40 (15.56%) Citrix
7 36 (14.01%) Red Hat
8 31 (12.06%) Aruba
9 30 (11.67%) JBoss
10 22 (8.56%) SolarWinds
11 20 (7.78%) Riverbed
12 19 (7.39%) HP
12 19 (7.39%) Microsoft
13 10 (3.89%) Avaya
13 10 (3.89%) Fortinet
14 9 (3.50%) McAfee
14 9 (3.50%) Dell
15 8 (3.11%) Blue Coat
16 6 (2.33%) Brocade
17 5 (1.95%) Nortel
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
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Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum £60k & Bonus & Corporate Benefits Pa
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
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Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 13 days ago
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Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Overtime
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 23 days ago