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 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 212 200 243
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +43
Permanent jobs citing F5 107 139 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.02% 1.12% 0.74%
As % of the Vendors category 2.43% 2.41% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 75 127 76
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £40,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.05%
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
4403 5760 5320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 41.92% 46.22% 44.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3768 4836 4640
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +0.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 July 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 28 July 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.

1 257 (81.59%) Cisco
2 211 (66.98%) Firewall
3 151 (47.94%) Cisco Certification
4 147 (46.67%) Juniper
5 138 (43.81%) Cisco Nexus
6 135 (42.86%) CheckPoint
7 109 (34.60%) Data Centre
8 105 (33.33%) BGP
9 103 (32.70%) Finance
10 97 (30.79%) WAN
11 95 (30.16%) MPLS
12 84 (26.67%) CCNP
12 84 (26.67%) LAN
12 84 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
13 78 (24.76%) OSPF
14 73 (23.17%) Load Balancing
15 65 (20.63%) ITIL
16 62 (19.68%) DNS
17 59 (18.73%) CCNA
18 57 (18.10%) Wireless
18 57 (18.10%) Network Design
19 55 (17.46%) Windows
20 54 (17.14%) Linux
20 54 (17.14%) Network Security
21 49 (15.56%) TCP/IP
22 48 (15.24%) CCIE
23 47 (14.92%) EIGRP
24 45 (14.29%) VPN
25 44 (13.97%) Banking
25 44 (13.97%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 14 (4.44%) MS Exchange
1 14 (4.44%) IIS
2 13 (4.13%) JBoss
2 13 (4.13%) Tomcat
2 13 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (3.17%) Apache
4 9 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (2.86%) Lync
5 7 (2.22%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.59%) OpenStack
6 5 (1.59%) Mule
7 4 (1.27%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (0.63%) Drupal
8 2 (0.63%) Lightstreamer
8 2 (0.63%) nginx
8 2 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.63%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.32%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (4.76%) MS Visio
2 14 (4.44%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.90%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.32%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.86%) Office 365
2 6 (1.90%) SaaS
3 5 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.63%) PaaS
5 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 211 (66.98%) Firewall
2 138 (43.81%) Cisco Nexus
3 105 (33.33%) BGP
4 97 (30.79%) WAN
5 95 (30.16%) MPLS
6 84 (26.67%) LAN
6 84 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
7 78 (24.76%) OSPF
8 62 (19.68%) DNS
9 57 (18.10%) Wireless
10 54 (17.14%) Network Security
11 49 (15.56%) TCP/IP
12 47 (14.92%) EIGRP
13 45 (14.29%) VPN
14 35 (11.11%) VLAN
15 29 (9.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 28 (8.89%) FWSM
17 26 (8.25%) HTTP
17 26 (8.25%) Cisco IOS
18 24 (7.62%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.59%) Data Mining
2 5 (1.59%) Big Data
2 5 (1.59%) Hadoop
3 3 (0.95%) Oracle Database
3 3 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.63%) Redis
4 2 (0.63%) SQLPlus
4 2 (0.63%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (2.54%) Git (software)
1 8 (2.54%) Subversion
2 6 (1.90%) Rational Performance Tester
3 2 (0.63%) JIRA
3 2 (0.63%) RSpec
3 2 (0.63%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.32%) Ant
4 1 (0.32%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.32%) Hudson
4 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.32%) TeamCity
General
1 103 (32.70%) Finance
2 44 (13.97%) Banking
3 27 (8.57%) Telecoms
4 19 (6.03%) Retail
5 11 (3.49%) Legal
6 10 (3.17%) Financial Institution
7 9 (2.86%) Marketing
8 6 (1.90%) Advertising
8 6 (1.90%) Electronics
9 5 (1.59%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.59%) Law
9 5 (1.59%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.63%) Back Office
11 1 (0.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 139 (44.13%) Network Engineer
2 27 (8.57%) Architect
3 26 (8.25%) Consultant
3 26 (8.25%) Network Architect
4 24 (7.62%) Support Engineer
5 21 (6.67%) Network Support
6 19 (6.03%) Network Support Engineer
7 17 (5.40%) Senior Network Engineer
7 17 (5.40%) Design Engineer
8 16 (5.08%) Network Consultant
9 14 (4.44%) Security Engineer
9 14 (4.44%) Network Design Engineer
10 13 (4.13%) DevOps Engineer
11 12 (3.81%) Technical Design Authority
12 11 (3.49%) Network Specialist
12 11 (3.49%) Cisco Engineer
13 10 (3.17%) Network Manager
13 10 (3.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 10 (3.17%) Senior Consultant
14 8 (2.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.54%) 802.1X
2 7 (2.22%) XML
2 7 (2.22%) Java EE
3 5 (1.59%) Web Services
4 4 (1.27%) XMPP
4 4 (1.27%) MAPI
5 2 (0.63%) mod_rewrite
5 2 (0.63%) MCollective
5 2 (0.63%) Kafka
5 2 (0.63%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (0.63%) Middleware
6 1 (0.32%) WSDL
6 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.32%) CSS
6 1 (0.32%) .NET
6 1 (0.32%) Spring
6 1 (0.32%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.32%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 109 (34.60%) Data Centre
2 20 (6.35%) PKI
3 15 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 13 (4.13%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.17%) FlexPod
5 10 (3.17%) Private Cloud
6 9 (2.86%) Replication
7 8 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (2.22%) User Experience
8 7 (2.22%) Over-the-Top Content
8 7 (2.22%) Hedge funds
9 6 (1.90%) Statistics
10 5 (1.59%) DTV
10 5 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (1.59%) Clustering
10 5 (1.59%) Equities
10 5 (1.59%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.59%) Social Media
10 5 (1.59%) Derivative
10 5 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 55 (17.46%) Windows
2 54 (17.14%) Linux
3 23 (7.30%) UNIX
4 19 (6.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (5.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (5.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.59%) Solaris
9 4 (1.27%) Android
10 1 (0.32%) VMS
10 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (23.17%) Load Balancing
2 65 (20.63%) ITIL
3 57 (18.10%) Network Design
4 31 (9.84%) Service Delivery
5 25 (7.94%) Disaster Recovery
6 23 (7.30%) Project Management
7 21 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
8 15 (4.76%) Project Planning
8 15 (4.76%) DevOps
9 13 (4.13%) Network Monitoring
10 12 (3.81%) Root Cause Analysis
11 11 (3.49%) E-Commerce
11 11 (3.49%) Penetration Testing
11 11 (3.49%) Analytics
11 11 (3.49%) Incident Management
12 9 (2.86%) PRINCE2
12 9 (2.86%) Validation
12 9 (2.86%) Information Security
12 9 (2.86%) TOGAF
12 9 (2.86%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (5.40%) Python
2 16 (5.08%) PowerShell
2 16 (5.08%) Bash Shell
2 16 (5.08%) Java
3 14 (4.44%) SQL
4 12 (3.81%) Ruby
4 12 (3.81%) Perl
5 5 (1.59%) PHP
6 2 (0.63%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.63%) C
7 1 (0.32%) C#
7 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 151 (47.94%) Cisco Certification
2 84 (26.67%) CCNP
3 59 (18.73%) CCNA
4 48 (15.24%) CCIE
5 27 (8.57%) Degree
6 22 (6.98%) SC Cleared
6 22 (6.98%) Security Cleared
7 18 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (4.13%) CCSA
9 11 (3.49%) CCSE
10 10 (3.17%) JNCIA
11 7 (2.22%) MCSE
11 7 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (1.90%) CCSP
13 5 (1.59%) JNCIP
13 5 (1.59%) CEH
14 4 (1.27%) CCDP
15 3 (0.95%) CCDA
15 3 (0.95%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (9.52%) SLA
2 10 (3.17%) COBIT
3 4 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.95%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.95%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 11 (3.49%) VMware Workstation
4 6 (1.90%) vSphere
5 5 (1.59%) KVM
6 4 (1.27%) XenApp
6 4 (1.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (0.95%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.63%) Squid
8 2 (0.63%) Varnish
8 2 (0.63%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.63%) XenServer
8 2 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.63%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.32%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.32%) vCloud
9 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.32%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (3.81%) Puppet
1 12 (3.81%) SolarWinds Orion
2 8 (2.54%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (2.54%) Nagios
3 7 (2.22%) CiscoWorks
3 7 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (2.22%) WSUS
4 5 (1.59%) Cobbler
4 5 (1.59%) CFEngine
4 5 (1.59%) OpenAM
4 5 (1.59%) Cacti
5 4 (1.27%) Cisco UCCE
5 4 (1.27%) Ansible
5 4 (1.27%) OPNET
6 3 (0.95%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (0.95%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (0.63%) SCOM
7 2 (0.63%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.63%) Check_MK
7 2 (0.63%) Salt
Vendors
1 257 (81.59%) Cisco
2 147 (46.67%) Juniper
3 135 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 44 (13.97%) VMware
5 36 (11.43%) Riverbed
6 33 (10.48%) Citrix
7 30 (9.52%) Microsoft
8 23 (7.30%) HP
9 20 (6.35%) Blue Coat
9 20 (6.35%) Fortinet
9 20 (6.35%) SolarWinds
10 19 (6.03%) Red Hat
11 17 (5.40%) McAfee
12 16 (5.08%) Aruba
13 15 (4.76%) Meraki
14 14 (4.44%) Avaya
15 12 (3.81%) Alcatel-Lucent
16 11 (3.49%) Splunk
17 10 (3.17%) Oracle
18 8 (2.54%) Infoblox
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: benefits, Pension, on site gym
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits, pension, on site gym
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits, pension, on site gym
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £52000.00 - £61000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Energon Global
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Plus Package
Posted: 20 days ago