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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 195 141 247
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +106
Permanent jobs citing F5 76 209 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.08% 1.98% 0.86%
As % of the Vendors category 2.59% 4.17% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 52 186 102
Average salary £56,250 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,050
10% offered a salary of more than £77,250 £75,000 £69,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
2929 5015 5745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 41.58% 47.58% 45.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2580 4229 4952
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 April 2016.

F5 Salary Histogram in the City of London

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 113 (95.76%) Cisco
2 90 (76.27%) Firewall
3 68 (57.63%) Cisco Certification
4 65 (55.08%) BGP
5 63 (53.39%) Juniper
6 60 (50.85%) CheckPoint
7 59 (50.00%) OSPF
8 52 (44.07%) VPN
9 50 (42.37%) Cisco ASA
10 49 (41.53%) LAN
11 48 (40.68%) CCNP
12 47 (39.83%) WAN
12 47 (39.83%) MPLS
13 45 (38.14%) Cisco Nexus
14 44 (37.29%) Network Security
15 43 (36.44%) Wireless
16 42 (35.59%) Load Balancing
17 36 (30.51%) Palo Alto
18 35 (29.66%) EIGRP
19 32 (27.12%) Riverbed
19 32 (27.12%) Data Centre
20 30 (25.42%) SSL
21 29 (24.58%) Degree
22 27 (22.88%) Finance
23 26 (22.03%) CCIE
24 22 (18.64%) ITIL
24 22 (18.64%) HSRP
24 22 (18.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
25 21 (17.80%) VoIP
25 21 (17.80%) CCNA

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 10 (8.47%) IIS
2 1 (0.85%) MQSeries
2 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (4.24%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 90 (76.27%) Firewall
2 65 (55.08%) BGP
3 59 (50.00%) OSPF
4 52 (44.07%) VPN
5 50 (42.37%) Cisco ASA
6 49 (41.53%) LAN
7 47 (39.83%) MPLS
7 47 (39.83%) WAN
8 45 (38.14%) Cisco Nexus
9 44 (37.29%) Network Security
10 43 (36.44%) Wireless
11 35 (29.66%) EIGRP
12 30 (25.42%) SSL
13 22 (18.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 22 (18.64%) HSRP
14 21 (17.80%) VoIP
15 20 (16.95%) DNS
15 20 (16.95%) VPLS
16 17 (14.41%) Cisco Wireless
16 17 (14.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.85%) DB2
1 1 (0.85%) MySQL
1 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.85%) TeamCity
General
1 27 (22.88%) Finance
2 10 (8.47%) Banking
3 9 (7.63%) Financial Institution
4 5 (4.24%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.39%) Billing
6 2 (1.69%) Law
6 2 (1.69%) Legal
6 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.85%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.85%) Retail
7 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 81 (68.64%) Network Engineer
2 27 (22.88%) Network Security Engineer
2 27 (22.88%) Security Engineer
3 18 (15.25%) Cisco Engineer
4 17 (14.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 17 (14.41%) Juniper Engineer
5 12 (10.17%) Consultant
5 12 (10.17%) Data Network Engineer
5 12 (10.17%) Network Consultant
5 12 (10.17%) Support Engineer
6 11 (9.32%) Data Engineer
6 11 (9.32%) Network Manager
6 11 (9.32%) Senior Network Engineer
7 9 (7.63%) Network Security Consultant
7 9 (7.63%) Security Consultant
8 8 (6.78%) Network Support
8 8 (6.78%) Network Support Engineer
9 6 (5.08%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 6 (5.08%) Senior Security Engineer
10 5 (4.24%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.85%) 802.1X
1 1 (0.85%) LAMP
1 1 (0.85%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (0.85%) REST
1 1 (0.85%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (27.12%) Data Centre
2 16 (13.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 13 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (9.32%) IPTV
5 10 (8.47%) Over-the-Top Content
6 9 (7.63%) RSA SecurID
7 7 (5.93%) FlexPod
8 3 (2.54%) Clustering
9 2 (1.69%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.85%) Fintech
10 1 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.85%) iSeries
10 1 (0.85%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.56%) Unix
2 15 (12.71%) Windows
2 15 (12.71%) Windows Server
3 8 (6.78%) Android
4 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.85%) Debian
5 1 (0.85%) Linux
5 1 (0.85%) SUSE
5 1 (0.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.85%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (35.59%) Load Balancing
2 22 (18.64%) ITIL
3 18 (15.25%) SIEM
4 17 (14.41%) Network Design
5 16 (13.56%) DDoS Mitigation
5 16 (13.56%) High Availability
6 11 (9.32%) Mentoring
7 10 (8.47%) Presales
7 10 (8.47%) WAN Optimisation
8 9 (7.63%) HOOD
8 9 (7.63%) Network Security Management
8 9 (7.63%) PRINCE2
8 9 (7.63%) Security Management
8 9 (7.63%) Service Delivery
8 9 (7.63%) Threat Analysis
9 8 (6.78%) Data Security
9 8 (6.78%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 7 (5.93%) Release Management
11 6 (5.08%) Penetration Testing
11 6 (5.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.02%) Python
2 12 (10.17%) Perl
3 11 (9.32%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.85%) Ruby
4 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 68 (57.63%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (40.68%) CCNP
3 29 (24.58%) Degree
4 26 (22.03%) CCIE
5 21 (17.80%) CCNA
6 13 (11.02%) CCVP
7 12 (10.17%) JNCIA
8 7 (5.93%) JNCIS
9 5 (4.24%) JNCIP
9 5 (4.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (3.39%) CCDA
10 4 (3.39%) CCMSE
10 4 (3.39%) CCSA
10 4 (3.39%) CCSE
10 4 (3.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.85%) CCA
11 1 (0.85%) CCIP
11 1 (0.85%) CCSP
11 1 (0.85%) CISSP
11 1 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.39%) ISO 9001
1 4 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (3.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (6.78%) XenApp
1 8 (6.78%) XenDesktop
2 6 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.24%) vCloud
4 3 (2.54%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.85%) NFS
5 1 (0.85%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.85%) Samba
5 1 (0.85%) Snort
Systems Management
1 20 (16.95%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (3.39%) Cacti
3 3 (2.54%) Ansible
3 3 (2.54%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.85%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.85%) Graphite
4 1 (0.85%) Nagios
4 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.85%) Puppet
4 1 (0.85%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 113 (95.76%) Cisco
2 63 (53.39%) Juniper
3 60 (50.85%) CheckPoint
4 36 (30.51%) Palo Alto
5 32 (27.12%) Riverbed
6 20 (16.95%) Blue Coat
7 19 (16.10%) Citrix
8 17 (14.41%) Microsoft
9 11 (9.32%) Brocade
9 11 (9.32%) HP
9 11 (9.32%) SevOne
10 10 (8.47%) Akamai
10 10 (8.47%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 10 (8.47%) VMware
11 9 (7.63%) AlgoSec
11 9 (7.63%) ArcSight
11 9 (7.63%) Cyber-Ark
11 9 (7.63%) Forcepoint
11 9 (7.63%) Meraki
11 9 (7.63%) Qualys
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