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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 184 246 245
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -1
Permanent jobs citing F5 144 74 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.23% 0.63% 0.74%
As % of the Vendors category 2.64% 1.40% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 127 64 77
Average salary £53,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.95% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £68,500 £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
5450 5292 5920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 46.51% 44.75% 45.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4535 4664 5374
Average salary £52,500 £53,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.94% -3.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
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 28 August 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 28 August 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.

1 179 (72.18%) Cisco
2 129 (52.02%) Firewall
3 119 (47.98%) Load Balancing
4 117 (47.18%) Cisco Certification
5 104 (41.94%) CheckPoint
6 102 (41.13%) Juniper
7 89 (35.89%) CCNP
8 77 (31.05%) Linux
9 68 (27.42%) Oracle
10 63 (25.40%) ITIL
10 63 (25.40%) Cisco Nexus
11 60 (24.19%) Tomcat
11 60 (24.19%) VMware
12 58 (23.39%) Apache
13 56 (22.58%) WAN
13 56 (22.58%) EIGRP
14 54 (21.77%) BGP
15 51 (20.56%) Finance
16 48 (19.35%) OSPF
17 47 (18.95%) BIG-IP
18 45 (18.15%) LAN
18 45 (18.15%) CCNA
19 44 (17.74%) SSL
20 43 (17.34%) Cisco ASA
21 42 (16.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
21 42 (16.94%) CCIE
22 40 (16.13%) Citrix
22 40 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
23 39 (15.73%) Perl
24 38 (15.32%) MPLS

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 60 (24.19%) Tomcat
2 58 (23.39%) Apache
3 30 (12.10%) WebLogic
4 29 (11.69%) Node.js
5 28 (11.29%) nginx
6 15 (6.05%) WebSphere
7 10 (4.03%) MS Exchange
8 6 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (2.42%) SharePoint
9 5 (2.02%) Lotus Domino
9 5 (2.02%) Lync
10 4 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.40%) WordPress
11 1 (0.40%) Drupal
11 1 (0.40%) IIS
11 1 (0.40%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.40%) TeamSite
11 1 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) RMDS
1 1 (0.40%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.44%) Office 365
2 1 (0.40%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 129 (52.02%) Firewall
2 63 (25.40%) Cisco Nexus
3 56 (22.58%) WAN
3 56 (22.58%) EIGRP
4 54 (21.77%) BGP
5 48 (19.35%) OSPF
6 47 (18.95%) BIG-IP
7 45 (18.15%) LAN
8 44 (17.74%) SSL
9 43 (17.34%) Cisco ASA
10 42 (16.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 38 (15.32%) MPLS
11 38 (15.32%) Wireless
12 35 (14.11%) HTTP
13 34 (13.71%) VPN
13 34 (13.71%) DNS
14 30 (12.10%) NetScaler
15 27 (10.89%) Network Security
16 26 (10.48%) Internet
17 24 (9.68%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (14.11%) MySQL
2 28 (11.29%) DB2
3 14 (5.65%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.40%) SQLPlus
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.40%) Big Data
General
1 51 (20.56%) Finance
2 15 (6.05%) Banking
3 12 (4.84%) Law
4 8 (3.23%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.02%) Publishing
6 4 (1.61%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.61%) Back Office
6 4 (1.61%) Retail
7 1 (0.40%) Marketing
7 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.40%) Front Office
7 1 (0.40%) Legal
Job Titles
1 90 (36.29%) Network Engineer
2 41 (16.53%) Senior Network Engineer
3 30 (12.10%) Administrator
4 29 (11.69%) Systems Engineer
5 28 (11.29%) Linux Administrator
6 19 (7.66%) Architect
7 17 (6.85%) Technical Design Authority
8 16 (6.45%) Team Leader
8 16 (6.45%) Network Team Leader
9 15 (6.05%) Consultant
10 14 (5.65%) Network Consultant
11 13 (5.24%) Systems Support
11 13 (5.24%) Linux Engineer
11 13 (5.24%) Applications Support
12 12 (4.84%) Security Engineer
12 12 (4.84%) Network Security Engineer
13 11 (4.44%) Network Architect
14 10 (4.03%) Firewall Engineer
15 9 (3.63%) Senior Architect
16 8 (3.23%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.05%) SOAP
1 15 (6.05%) XML
2 13 (5.24%) ActiveMQ
2 13 (5.24%) CSS
2 13 (5.24%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (2.82%) HTML
4 1 (0.40%) Java EE
4 1 (0.40%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.40%) LAMP
4 1 (0.40%) .NET
4 1 (0.40%) J2EE
4 1 (0.40%) Rendezvous
4 1 (0.40%) Middleware
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (2.42%) Blackberry
2 4 (1.61%) FlexPod
2 4 (1.61%) Client/Server
3 3 (1.21%) Statistics
3 3 (1.21%) Replication
3 3 (1.21%) Open Source
4 2 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (0.81%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.40%) Streaming Media
5 1 (0.40%) Firmware
5 1 (0.40%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (0.40%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 77 (31.05%) Linux
2 32 (12.90%) CentOS
3 29 (11.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 28 (11.29%) Windows
4 28 (11.29%) Ubuntu
5 26 (10.48%) UNIX
6 5 (2.02%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.81%) Solaris
8 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (47.98%) Load Balancing
2 63 (25.40%) ITIL
3 32 (12.90%) Network Management
4 29 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (11.29%) Statistical Analysis
6 26 (10.48%) Network Design
7 15 (6.05%) Capacity Management
8 11 (4.44%) Change Control
9 8 (3.23%) Project Management
9 8 (3.23%) Service Management
10 7 (2.82%) Information Security
10 7 (2.82%) Low Latency
10 7 (2.82%) WAN Optimisation
11 6 (2.42%) Network Architecture
11 6 (2.42%) Performance Analysis
11 6 (2.42%) Configuration Management
11 6 (2.42%) Performance Management
11 6 (2.42%) Web Development
12 5 (2.02%) Strategic Planning
12 5 (2.02%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 39 (15.73%) Perl
2 36 (14.52%) SQL
3 35 (14.11%) Java
4 33 (13.31%) Bash Shell
5 31 (12.50%) Python
6 30 (12.10%) Ruby
7 7 (2.82%) JavaScript
8 5 (2.02%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.61%) PHP
10 3 (1.21%) C
11 1 (0.40%) VBScript
11 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 117 (47.18%) Cisco Certification
2 89 (35.89%) CCNP
3 45 (18.15%) CCNA
4 42 (16.94%) CCIE
5 20 (8.06%) CCDP
5 20 (8.06%) Security Cleared
6 15 (6.05%) CCSE
6 15 (6.05%) CCSA
7 12 (4.84%) Degree
8 10 (4.03%) SC Cleared
9 7 (2.82%) JNCIA
9 7 (2.82%) JNCIS
10 5 (2.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (2.02%) Check Point Certification
11 4 (1.61%) RHCE
11 4 (1.61%) JNCIP
11 4 (1.61%) JNCIE
12 3 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 1 (0.40%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.02%) QA
2 3 (1.21%) SLA
3 2 (0.81%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 40 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (11.29%) Xen
2 28 (11.29%) KVM
3 7 (2.82%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.82%) vSphere
4 5 (2.02%) UAG
4 5 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.21%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.81%) XenApp
6 2 (0.81%) XenServer
7 1 (0.40%) NFS
7 1 (0.40%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.40%) vCloud
7 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 33 (13.31%) Nagios
2 32 (12.90%) Cacti
3 29 (11.69%) Puppet
4 28 (11.29%) CFEngine
4 28 (11.29%) ZABBIX
4 28 (11.29%) Ansible
4 28 (11.29%) Salt
5 21 (8.47%) CiscoWorks
6 15 (6.05%) HP NNM
7 5 (2.02%) SCOM
8 3 (1.21%) Backup Exec
8 3 (1.21%) CA Spectrum
8 3 (1.21%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.81%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.81%) Cisco Prime
10 1 (0.40%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.40%) Cisco IPCC
10 1 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.40%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 179 (72.18%) Cisco
2 104 (41.94%) CheckPoint
3 102 (41.13%) Juniper
4 68 (27.42%) Oracle
5 60 (24.19%) VMware
6 40 (16.13%) Citrix
7 35 (14.11%) Red Hat
8 31 (12.50%) JBoss
9 29 (11.69%) Aruba
10 22 (8.87%) SolarWinds
11 21 (8.47%) HP
12 18 (7.26%) Riverbed
13 15 (6.05%) Microsoft
14 11 (4.44%) Blue Coat
15 10 (4.03%) Fortinet
15 10 (4.03%) McAfee
16 7 (2.82%) CA
16 7 (2.82%) NetQoS
16 7 (2.82%) Infoblox
17 6 (2.42%) Brocade
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Package
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Salary: £60000 per annum + Huge Bonus and Benefits
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