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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 191 241 263
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +22
Permanent jobs citing F5 128 79 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.13% 0.67% 0.62%
As % of the Vendors category 2.42% 1.47% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 110 71 64
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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
5288 5366 5748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 46.67% 45.57% 46.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4411 4671 5226
Average salary £53,000 £53,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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.

1 177 (69.69%) Cisco
2 130 (51.18%) Firewall
3 123 (48.43%) Load Balancing
4 121 (47.64%) Cisco Certification
5 112 (44.09%) Juniper
6 104 (40.94%) CheckPoint
7 95 (37.40%) CCNP
8 77 (30.31%) Linux
9 74 (29.13%) Cisco Nexus
10 72 (28.35%) ITIL
11 66 (25.98%) Oracle
12 64 (25.20%) VMware
13 59 (23.23%) BGP
14 58 (22.83%) OSPF
14 58 (22.83%) WAN
15 57 (22.44%) Apache
15 57 (22.44%) Tomcat
16 55 (21.65%) EIGRP
17 50 (19.69%) Finance
18 49 (19.29%) BIG-IP
19 48 (18.90%) Wireless
20 47 (18.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
21 46 (18.11%) Cisco ASA
21 46 (18.11%) LAN
22 45 (17.72%) VPN
23 43 (16.93%) MPLS
23 43 (16.93%) Citrix
24 42 (16.54%) CCIE
24 42 (16.54%) SSL
25 41 (16.14%) CCNA

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (22.44%) Apache
1 57 (22.44%) Tomcat
2 30 (11.81%) WebLogic
3 29 (11.42%) nginx
4 27 (10.63%) Node.js
5 17 (6.69%) MS Exchange
6 11 (4.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (4.33%) WebSphere
7 10 (3.94%) SharePoint
8 9 (3.54%) Lync
8 9 (3.54%) Lotus Domino
9 4 (1.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.79%) IIS
11 1 (0.39%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.39%) TeamSite
11 1 (0.39%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.39%) Drupal
Applications
1 11 (4.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.18%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.30%) Office 365
2 1 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 130 (51.18%) Firewall
2 74 (29.13%) Cisco Nexus
3 59 (23.23%) BGP
4 58 (22.83%) OSPF
4 58 (22.83%) WAN
5 55 (21.65%) EIGRP
6 49 (19.29%) BIG-IP
7 48 (18.90%) Wireless
8 47 (18.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 46 (18.11%) Cisco ASA
9 46 (18.11%) LAN
10 45 (17.72%) VPN
11 43 (16.93%) MPLS
12 42 (16.54%) SSL
13 36 (14.17%) Network Security
14 34 (13.39%) NetScaler
15 32 (12.60%) DNS
16 30 (11.81%) HTTP
17 28 (11.02%) Internet
18 19 (7.48%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.20%) MySQL
2 28 (11.02%) DB2
3 13 (5.12%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (0.39%) Data Mining
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 50 (19.69%) Finance
2 15 (5.91%) Banking
3 9 (3.54%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.54%) Law
3 9 (3.54%) Publishing
4 8 (3.15%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.76%) Back Office
6 4 (1.57%) Retail
7 1 (0.39%) Billing
7 1 (0.39%) Legal
7 1 (0.39%) Advertising
7 1 (0.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 82 (32.28%) Network Engineer
2 41 (16.14%) Senior Network Engineer
3 33 (12.99%) Administrator
4 29 (11.42%) Linux Administrator
5 27 (10.63%) Systems Engineer
6 20 (7.87%) Architect
7 19 (7.48%) Consultant
8 18 (7.09%) Network Consultant
8 18 (7.09%) Technical Design Authority
9 17 (6.69%) Team Leader
10 16 (6.30%) Network Team Leader
11 13 (5.12%) Linux Engineer
11 13 (5.12%) Network Architect
11 13 (5.12%) Systems Support
11 13 (5.12%) Applications Support
12 12 (4.72%) Network Security Engineer
12 12 (4.72%) Security Engineer
13 10 (3.94%) Messaging Engineer
13 10 (3.94%) Senior Network Architect
13 10 (3.94%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.30%) XML
2 13 (5.12%) ActiveMQ
2 13 (5.12%) RabbitMQ
3 11 (4.33%) SOAP
4 5 (1.97%) CSS
5 3 (1.18%) HTML
6 1 (0.39%) .NET
6 1 (0.39%) Java EE
6 1 (0.39%) Middleware
6 1 (0.39%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.12%) Blackberry
2 7 (2.76%) FlexPod
2 7 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (1.57%) Client/Server
3 4 (1.57%) Statistics
4 3 (1.18%) Replication
5 2 (0.79%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (0.79%) Open Source
6 1 (0.39%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.39%) IVR
6 1 (0.39%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 77 (30.31%) Linux
2 36 (14.17%) Windows
3 35 (13.78%) CentOS
4 29 (11.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 29 (11.42%) Ubuntu
5 23 (9.06%) UNIX
6 9 (3.54%) Windows Mobile
7 5 (1.97%) Solaris
8 2 (0.79%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.39%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (48.43%) Load Balancing
2 72 (28.35%) ITIL
3 30 (11.81%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (11.02%) Statistical Analysis
5 26 (10.24%) Network Design
6 23 (9.06%) Network Management
7 15 (5.91%) Project Management
8 14 (5.51%) Change Control
9 11 (4.33%) Capacity Management
10 10 (3.94%) Low Latency
11 9 (3.54%) Strategic Planning
12 8 (3.15%) Network Architecture
12 8 (3.15%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (3.15%) Performance Analysis
12 8 (3.15%) Performance Monitoring
13 7 (2.76%) Configuration Management
13 7 (2.76%) Information Security
14 6 (2.36%) Service Management
14 6 (2.36%) Use Case
14 6 (2.36%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 38 (14.96%) Perl
2 35 (13.78%) Bash Shell
3 34 (13.39%) SQL
4 30 (11.81%) Java
5 29 (11.42%) Python
5 29 (11.42%) Ruby
6 7 (2.76%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.36%) PHP
8 3 (1.18%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.79%) C
10 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 121 (47.64%) Cisco Certification
2 95 (37.40%) CCNP
3 42 (16.54%) CCIE
4 41 (16.14%) CCNA
5 20 (7.87%) Security Cleared
6 16 (6.30%) CCDP
6 16 (6.30%) CCSA
6 16 (6.30%) Degree
7 15 (5.91%) CCSE
8 12 (4.72%) SC Cleared
9 7 (2.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (2.76%) JNCIA
9 7 (2.76%) JNCIS
10 6 (2.36%) RHCE
11 5 (1.97%) Check Point Certification
12 4 (1.57%) JNCIP
12 4 (1.57%) JNCIE
13 3 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.18%) MCP
14 2 (0.79%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.97%) QA
2 4 (1.57%) SLA
3 3 (1.18%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (16.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (11.02%) Xen
2 28 (11.02%) KVM
3 14 (5.51%) Active Directory
4 10 (3.94%) UAG
5 9 (3.54%) vSphere
6 7 (2.76%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.18%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.79%) XenApp
8 2 (0.79%) XenServer
9 1 (0.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.39%) NFS
9 1 (0.39%) Firmware
9 1 (0.39%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.39%) vCloud
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 35 (13.78%) Nagios
1 35 (13.78%) Cacti
2 30 (11.81%) Puppet
3 29 (11.42%) Ansible
4 28 (11.02%) CFEngine
4 28 (11.02%) ZABBIX
4 28 (11.02%) Salt
5 14 (5.51%) CiscoWorks
6 11 (4.33%) HP NNM
7 9 (3.54%) SCOM
8 4 (1.57%) FortiGate
9 3 (1.18%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.79%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.79%) SolarWinds Orion
11 1 (0.39%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.39%) Cisco Prime
11 1 (0.39%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.39%) BMC PATROL
11 1 (0.39%) Control-M
11 1 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 177 (69.69%) Cisco
2 112 (44.09%) Juniper
3 104 (40.94%) CheckPoint
4 66 (25.98%) Oracle
5 64 (25.20%) VMware
6 43 (16.93%) Citrix
7 38 (14.96%) Red Hat
8 32 (12.60%) Aruba
9 30 (11.81%) JBoss
10 21 (8.27%) Microsoft
11 18 (7.09%) SolarWinds
12 17 (6.69%) Riverbed
12 17 (6.69%) HP
13 11 (4.33%) Avaya
13 11 (4.33%) Fortinet
14 9 (3.54%) Dell
15 8 (3.15%) Blue Coat
16 7 (2.76%) McAfee
16 7 (2.76%) Brocade
17 5 (1.97%) Nokia
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Package and bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
City of London
Volt
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ATOS - AMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
EXCELerate
Salary: £65k & Car Allowance & Corporate Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
EXCELerate
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum £60k & Bonus & Corporate Benefits Pa
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Overtime
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 27 days ago