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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 200 246 221
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -25
Permanent jobs citing F5 109 60 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.06% 0.57% 0.81%
As % of the Vendors category 2.21% 1.25% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 98 55 67
Average salary £57,500 £47,500 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% -1.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £41,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
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
4925 4798 5267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 48.06% 45.65% 47.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4303 4171 4689
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 26 January 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 26 January 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.

1 191 (81.62%) Cisco
2 142 (60.68%) Juniper
3 138 (58.97%) Firewall
4 130 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
5 108 (46.15%) CheckPoint
6 94 (40.17%) Cisco Nexus
7 89 (38.03%) CCNP
8 79 (33.76%) Load Balancing
9 73 (31.20%) ITIL
10 63 (26.92%) BGP
11 62 (26.50%) WAN
11 62 (26.50%) VPN
12 60 (25.64%) OSPF
13 57 (24.36%) Network Security
14 56 (23.93%) Cisco ASA
15 53 (22.65%) Wireless
16 52 (22.22%) Finance
16 52 (22.22%) Linux
17 49 (20.94%) EIGRP
18 48 (20.51%) LAN
19 47 (20.09%) MPLS
20 40 (17.09%) CCIE
21 39 (16.67%) DNS
21 39 (16.67%) Windows
22 35 (14.96%) Network Design
23 34 (14.53%) TCP/IP
23 34 (14.53%) CCNA
24 33 (14.10%) SSL
24 33 (14.10%) BIG-IP
25 32 (13.68%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 18 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 13 (5.56%) Apache
3 12 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (4.27%) SharePoint
4 10 (4.27%) Tomcat
4 10 (4.27%) JBoss
5 9 (3.85%) WebLogic
5 9 (3.85%) nginx
6 8 (3.42%) Lync
6 8 (3.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (3.42%) Lotus Domino
7 5 (2.14%) IIS
8 2 (0.85%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.43%) Node.js
9 1 (0.43%) Drupal
9 1 (0.43%) WordPress
9 1 (0.43%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.43%) TeamSite
Applications
1 10 (4.27%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.14%) MS Office
3 4 (1.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 138 (58.97%) Firewall
2 94 (40.17%) Cisco Nexus
3 63 (26.92%) BGP
4 62 (26.50%) VPN
4 62 (26.50%) WAN
5 60 (25.64%) OSPF
6 57 (24.36%) Network Security
7 56 (23.93%) Cisco ASA
8 53 (22.65%) Wireless
9 49 (20.94%) EIGRP
10 48 (20.51%) LAN
11 47 (20.09%) MPLS
12 39 (16.67%) DNS
13 34 (14.53%) TCP/IP
14 33 (14.10%) SSL
14 33 (14.10%) BIG-IP
15 30 (12.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 25 (10.68%) Internet
17 23 (9.83%) VLAN
18 21 (8.97%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.85%) MySQL
2 6 (2.56%) DB2
3 3 (1.28%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.85%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.43%) SQLPlus
5 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.43%) QlikView
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
General
1 52 (22.22%) Finance
2 16 (6.84%) Banking
3 11 (4.70%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.42%) Back Office
4 8 (3.42%) Law
4 8 (3.42%) Publishing
5 4 (1.71%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.71%) Retail
5 4 (1.71%) Legal
6 2 (0.85%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.85%) Billing
7 1 (0.43%) Front Office
7 1 (0.43%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 74 (31.62%) Network Engineer
2 28 (11.97%) Security Engineer
3 26 (11.11%) Architect
4 25 (10.68%) Network Architect
5 24 (10.26%) Consultant
6 22 (9.40%) Network Security Engineer
6 22 (9.40%) Network Consultant
6 22 (9.40%) Technical Design Authority
7 20 (8.55%) Senior Architect
8 19 (8.12%) Administrator
8 19 (8.12%) Senior Network Architect
9 17 (7.26%) Senior Network Engineer
10 11 (4.70%) Systems Administrator
10 11 (4.70%) Linux Administrator
11 10 (4.27%) Team Leader
12 9 (3.85%) Analyst
12 9 (3.85%) Network Team Leader
12 9 (3.85%) Messaging Engineer
13 8 (3.42%) Design Engineer
14 6 (2.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.27%) Middleware
2 8 (3.42%) XML
3 7 (2.99%) SOAP
4 2 (0.85%) CSS
4 2 (0.85%) LAMP
4 2 (0.85%) Java EE
4 2 (0.85%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.43%) Memcached
5 1 (0.43%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.43%) HTML
5 1 (0.43%) .NET
5 1 (0.43%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.12%) FlexPod
2 16 (6.84%) Blackberry
3 13 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.14%) Hedge funds
5 4 (1.71%) Open Source
5 4 (1.71%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.71%) Replication
6 3 (1.28%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.28%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.85%) Derivative
7 2 (0.85%) Statistics
7 2 (0.85%) Equities
7 2 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.85%) Over-the-Top Content
7 2 (0.85%) User Experience
8 1 (0.43%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.43%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.43%) EMV
8 1 (0.43%) EFT
8 1 (0.43%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 52 (22.22%) Linux
2 39 (16.67%) Windows
3 32 (13.68%) UNIX
4 14 (5.98%) CentOS
5 11 (4.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (4.70%) Solaris
6 10 (4.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (3.85%) Ubuntu
8 8 (3.42%) Windows Mobile
9 7 (2.99%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 7 (2.99%) Windows XP
10 5 (2.14%) Windows 7
10 5 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.43%) SUSE
12 1 (0.43%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (33.76%) Load Balancing
2 73 (31.20%) ITIL
3 35 (14.96%) Network Design
4 20 (8.55%) Project Management
5 15 (6.41%) Service Delivery
6 10 (4.27%) Service Management
6 10 (4.27%) Change Control
7 9 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (3.85%) Information Security
7 9 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (3.42%) Strategic Planning
8 8 (3.42%) Migration
8 8 (3.42%) Network Management
8 8 (3.42%) Low Latency
8 8 (3.42%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (2.99%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (2.99%) Performance Analysis
9 7 (2.99%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (2.99%) Network Architecture
9 7 (2.99%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 24 (10.26%) Perl
2 15 (6.41%) Bash Shell
3 9 (3.85%) PowerShell
3 9 (3.85%) Python
4 8 (3.42%) Ruby
5 6 (2.56%) PHP
5 6 (2.56%) Java
6 4 (1.71%) SQL
7 2 (0.85%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.85%) C
8 1 (0.43%) VBScript
8 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 130 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 89 (38.03%) CCNP
3 40 (17.09%) CCIE
4 34 (14.53%) CCNA
5 28 (11.97%) Security Cleared
6 22 (9.40%) Degree
7 21 (8.97%) SC Cleared
8 12 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (3.85%) CCSA
10 8 (3.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (2.56%) JNCIA
11 6 (2.56%) RHCE
11 6 (2.56%) CCDP
12 5 (2.14%) CISSP
12 5 (2.14%) CCSE
13 3 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (1.28%) MCP
13 3 (1.28%) MCSE
13 3 (1.28%) MCITP
14 2 (0.85%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.99%) SLA
2 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (11.97%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.85%) UAG
4 8 (3.42%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (3.42%) vSphere
5 5 (2.14%) KVM
5 5 (2.14%) Xen
6 4 (1.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (1.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.85%) ProxySG
8 2 (0.85%) Firmware
8 2 (0.85%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.43%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.43%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.43%) NFS
9 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.43%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 17 (7.26%) Cacti
2 16 (6.84%) Nagios
3 10 (4.27%) Puppet
4 8 (3.42%) SCOM
4 8 (3.42%) Ansible
5 6 (2.56%) ZABBIX
6 5 (2.14%) CFEngine
6 5 (2.14%) Salt
7 4 (1.71%) FortiGate
8 3 (1.28%) NetBackup
8 3 (1.28%) BMC PATROL
8 3 (1.28%) Control-M
9 2 (0.85%) CiscoWorks
9 2 (0.85%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.85%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.43%) OpenView
10 1 (0.43%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.43%) RANCID
Vendors
1 191 (81.62%) Cisco
2 142 (60.68%) Juniper
3 108 (46.15%) CheckPoint
4 28 (11.97%) VMware
4 28 (11.97%) Fortinet
5 26 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 25 (10.68%) Microsoft
7 23 (9.83%) Citrix
8 18 (7.69%) Blue Coat
8 18 (7.69%) Aruba
9 17 (7.26%) HP
10 15 (6.41%) Oracle
11 14 (5.98%) McAfee
12 12 (5.13%) Riverbed
13 11 (4.70%) SolarWinds
14 10 (4.27%) Websense
15 9 (3.85%) Avaya
15 9 (3.85%) IronPort
16 8 (3.42%) Nortel
16 8 (3.42%) Dell
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and other benefits
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: 3 days ago
City, London
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + An excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits & package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: c50-70,000 + Massive Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + On application
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £60000 - £68000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £350.00 - £395.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago