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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 203 258 258
Rank change year-on-year
+55 0
Permanent jobs citing F5 114 68 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.06% 0.59% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 2.19% 1.28% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 100 63 50
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +14.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £41,700 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
5207 5294 5491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 48.36% 45.68% 47.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4564 4602 4937
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 £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 (76.45%) Cisco
2 141 (58.26%) Juniper
3 137 (56.61%) Firewall
4 128 (52.89%) Cisco Certification
5 105 (43.39%) CheckPoint
6 91 (37.60%) Load Balancing
6 91 (37.60%) Cisco Nexus
7 89 (36.78%) CCNP
8 84 (34.71%) ITIL
9 67 (27.69%) Linux
10 65 (26.86%) WAN
11 61 (25.21%) VPN
11 61 (25.21%) OSPF
12 60 (24.79%) BGP
13 57 (23.55%) Wireless
13 57 (23.55%) Cisco ASA
14 53 (21.90%) Finance
15 52 (21.49%) Network Security
16 51 (21.07%) MPLS
16 51 (21.07%) EIGRP
17 47 (19.42%) LAN
18 43 (17.77%) VMware
19 42 (17.36%) CCIE
19 42 (17.36%) BIG-IP
20 39 (16.12%) Windows
20 39 (16.12%) CCNA
21 37 (15.29%) DNS
22 35 (14.46%) Perl
23 34 (14.05%) UNIX
23 34 (14.05%) Red Hat

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 30 (12.40%) Apache
2 28 (11.57%) Tomcat
3 20 (8.26%) JBoss
4 19 (7.85%) WebLogic
4 19 (7.85%) nginx
5 17 (7.02%) MS Exchange
6 13 (5.37%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (4.55%) SharePoint
8 9 (3.72%) Node.js
8 9 (3.72%) Lync
8 9 (3.72%) Lotus Domino
9 6 (2.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (2.07%) IIS
11 3 (1.24%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.41%) Drupal
13 1 (0.41%) WordPress
13 1 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.41%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.41%) TeamSite
Applications
1 10 (4.13%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.65%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.37%) Office 365
2 1 (0.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 137 (56.61%) Firewall
2 91 (37.60%) Cisco Nexus
3 65 (26.86%) WAN
4 61 (25.21%) VPN
4 61 (25.21%) OSPF
5 60 (24.79%) BGP
6 57 (23.55%) Cisco ASA
6 57 (23.55%) Wireless
7 52 (21.49%) Network Security
8 51 (21.07%) EIGRP
8 51 (21.07%) MPLS
9 47 (19.42%) LAN
10 42 (17.36%) BIG-IP
11 37 (15.29%) DNS
12 32 (13.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 30 (12.40%) VLAN
13 30 (12.40%) TCP/IP
13 30 (12.40%) SSL
14 28 (11.57%) Internet
15 23 (9.50%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.85%) MySQL
2 15 (6.20%) DB2
3 6 (2.48%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.24%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.41%) SQLPlus
5 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.41%) QlikView
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.41%) Big Data
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle9i Database
General
1 53 (21.90%) Finance
2 17 (7.02%) Banking
3 9 (3.72%) Publishing
3 9 (3.72%) Back Office
4 8 (3.31%) Law
5 7 (2.89%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.07%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.65%) Retail
7 4 (1.65%) Legal
8 2 (0.83%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.83%) Billing
9 1 (0.41%) Front Office
9 1 (0.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 77 (31.82%) Network Engineer
2 28 (11.57%) Administrator
2 28 (11.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 26 (10.74%) Architect
3 26 (10.74%) Security Engineer
4 24 (9.92%) Network Architect
5 22 (9.09%) Consultant
5 22 (9.09%) Senior Architect
6 21 (8.68%) Senior Network Architect
7 20 (8.26%) Linux Administrator
7 20 (8.26%) Network Consultant
7 20 (8.26%) Network Security Engineer
7 20 (8.26%) Technical Design Authority
8 10 (4.13%) Messaging Engineer
8 10 (4.13%) Systems Administrator
8 10 (4.13%) Team Leader
9 9 (3.72%) Systems Engineer
9 9 (3.72%) Network Team Leader
10 8 (3.31%) Linux Engineer
10 8 (3.31%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.37%) XML
2 9 (3.72%) SOAP
3 6 (2.48%) Middleware
4 5 (2.07%) ActiveMQ
4 5 (2.07%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (0.83%) Java EE
5 2 (0.83%) LAMP
5 2 (0.83%) CSS
6 1 (0.41%) HTML
6 1 (0.41%) .NET
6 1 (0.41%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.02%) FlexPod
2 15 (6.20%) Blackberry
3 10 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.07%) Open Source
5 4 (1.65%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.65%) Statistics
5 4 (1.65%) Replication
6 3 (1.24%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.24%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.41%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.41%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.41%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.41%) CMDB
8 1 (0.41%) IVR
8 1 (0.41%) PKI
8 1 (0.41%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 67 (27.69%) Linux
2 39 (16.12%) Windows
3 34 (14.05%) UNIX
4 25 (10.33%) CentOS
5 19 (7.85%) Ubuntu
6 18 (7.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (4.55%) Solaris
8 10 (4.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (3.72%) Windows Mobile
10 7 (2.89%) Windows XP
10 7 (2.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 5 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (1.24%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.41%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (37.60%) Load Balancing
2 84 (34.71%) ITIL
3 28 (11.57%) Network Design
4 21 (8.68%) Project Management
5 19 (7.85%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (6.20%) Statistical Analysis
7 14 (5.79%) Network Management
7 14 (5.79%) Change Control
8 10 (4.13%) Service Delivery
9 9 (3.72%) Service Management
9 9 (3.72%) Migration
9 9 (3.72%) Strategic Planning
9 9 (3.72%) Low Latency
10 8 (3.31%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (3.31%) Performance Analysis
10 8 (3.31%) Performance Monitoring
10 8 (3.31%) Information Security
10 8 (3.31%) Configuration Management
11 7 (2.89%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (2.89%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (14.46%) Perl
2 25 (10.33%) Bash Shell
3 19 (7.85%) Python
4 18 (7.44%) Ruby
5 13 (5.37%) SQL
5 13 (5.37%) Java
6 10 (4.13%) PowerShell
7 7 (2.89%) PHP
8 2 (0.83%) C
9 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.41%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.41%) VBScript
9 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 128 (52.89%) Cisco Certification
2 89 (36.78%) CCNP
3 42 (17.36%) CCIE
4 39 (16.12%) CCNA
5 30 (12.40%) Security Cleared
6 22 (9.09%) SC Cleared
7 18 (7.44%) Degree
8 11 (4.55%) CCSA
9 10 (4.13%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (3.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (3.31%) JNCIA
11 8 (3.31%) CCDP
12 7 (2.89%) RHCE
13 6 (2.48%) CCSE
14 4 (1.65%) JNCIE
15 3 (1.24%) MCITP
15 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
15 3 (1.24%) CISSP
15 3 (1.24%) MCP
15 3 (1.24%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.89%) SLA
2 3 (1.24%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (11.16%) Active Directory
1 27 (11.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (6.20%) Xen
2 15 (6.20%) KVM
3 11 (4.55%) vSphere
4 10 (4.13%) UAG
5 9 (3.72%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (1.24%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (1.24%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.24%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.83%) Firmware
8 2 (0.83%) NFS
8 2 (0.83%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.83%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.41%) vCloud
9 1 (0.41%) Varnish
9 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 28 (11.57%) Cacti
2 27 (11.16%) Nagios
3 20 (8.26%) Puppet
4 18 (7.44%) Ansible
5 16 (6.61%) ZABBIX
6 15 (6.20%) Salt
6 15 (6.20%) CFEngine
7 9 (3.72%) SCOM
8 6 (2.48%) FortiGate
9 3 (1.24%) BMC PATROL
9 3 (1.24%) Control-M
9 3 (1.24%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.83%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.83%) HP NNM
10 2 (0.83%) CiscoWorks
10 2 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.41%) HP SiteScope
11 1 (0.41%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 185 (76.45%) Cisco
2 141 (58.26%) Juniper
3 105 (43.39%) CheckPoint
4 43 (17.77%) VMware
5 34 (14.05%) Red Hat
6 33 (13.64%) Oracle
7 29 (11.98%) Citrix
7 29 (11.98%) Fortinet
8 27 (11.16%) Aruba
9 22 (9.09%) HP
10 21 (8.68%) Microsoft
11 18 (7.44%) Blue Coat
12 15 (6.20%) SolarWinds
13 13 (5.37%) McAfee
14 11 (4.55%) IronPort
15 10 (4.13%) Riverbed
16 9 (3.72%) Websense
16 9 (3.72%) Dell
17 8 (3.31%) Avaya
18 7 (2.89%) EMC
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
DP Connect
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits on offer + more
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago