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 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 217 188 251
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +63
Permanent jobs citing F5 86 144 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.89% 1.23% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 2.06% 2.66% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 62 127 64
Average salary £56,500 £53,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.60% +0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £40,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £68,500
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
4165 5408 5235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 43.05% 46.10% 44.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3546 4479 4605
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £33,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
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 August 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 August 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.

1 211 (82.75%) Cisco
2 167 (65.49%) Firewall
3 130 (50.98%) Cisco Certification
4 125 (49.02%) Juniper
4 125 (49.02%) CheckPoint
5 105 (41.18%) Cisco Nexus
6 91 (35.69%) Finance
7 80 (31.37%) Data Centre
8 77 (30.20%) CCNP
9 74 (29.02%) WAN
10 72 (28.24%) BGP
10 72 (28.24%) Cisco ASA
11 69 (27.06%) LAN
12 68 (26.67%) Load Balancing
13 64 (25.10%) OSPF
14 57 (22.35%) MPLS
15 55 (21.57%) Network Security
16 51 (20.00%) DNS
17 49 (19.22%) Wireless
18 46 (18.04%) TCP/IP
18 46 (18.04%) Windows
18 46 (18.04%) CCNA
19 45 (17.65%) Linux
20 42 (16.47%) ITIL
21 41 (16.08%) Banking
22 38 (14.90%) CCIE
23 37 (14.51%) Network Design
24 36 (14.12%) VPN
25 35 (13.73%) VMware
26 29 (11.37%) EIGRP

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (4.71%) Apache
2 11 (4.31%) IIS
2 11 (4.31%) JBoss
3 10 (3.92%) Tomcat
4 9 (3.53%) MS Exchange
4 9 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (2.75%) Lync
6 5 (1.96%) OpenStack
6 5 (1.96%) Mule
6 5 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.57%) Office Communications Server
7 4 (1.57%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.78%) Drupal
8 2 (0.78%) Lightstreamer
8 2 (0.78%) nginx
8 2 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.78%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.39%) Confluence
9 1 (0.39%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.39%) iPlanet
Applications
1 11 (4.31%) MS Visio
2 10 (3.92%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.18%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.39%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.35%) SaaS
2 5 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.96%) Office 365
3 2 (0.78%) PaaS
4 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 167 (65.49%) Firewall
2 105 (41.18%) Cisco Nexus
3 74 (29.02%) WAN
4 72 (28.24%) BGP
4 72 (28.24%) Cisco ASA
5 69 (27.06%) LAN
6 64 (25.10%) OSPF
7 57 (22.35%) MPLS
8 55 (21.57%) Network Security
9 51 (20.00%) DNS
10 49 (19.22%) Wireless
11 46 (18.04%) TCP/IP
12 36 (14.12%) VPN
13 29 (11.37%) EIGRP
14 27 (10.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 24 (9.41%) VLAN
16 22 (8.63%) Cisco IOS
17 20 (7.84%) FWSM
17 20 (7.84%) DHCP
18 19 (7.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.96%) Data Mining
2 5 (1.96%) Hadoop
2 5 (1.96%) Big Data
3 3 (1.18%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.78%) Redis
4 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (0.78%) SQLPlus
4 2 (0.78%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (0.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (3.14%) Subversion
1 8 (3.14%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.35%) Rational Performance Tester
3 2 (0.78%) JIRA
3 2 (0.78%) RSpec
3 2 (0.78%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.39%) Ant
4 1 (0.39%) Hudson
4 1 (0.39%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.39%) TeamCity
General
1 91 (35.69%) Finance
2 41 (16.08%) Banking
3 18 (7.06%) Retail
4 17 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 11 (4.31%) Financial Institution
6 10 (3.92%) Marketing
7 7 (2.75%) Advertising
7 7 (2.75%) Electronics
7 7 (2.75%) Legal
8 6 (2.35%) Manufacturing
8 6 (2.35%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.18%) Law
10 2 (0.78%) Back Office
11 1 (0.39%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 111 (43.53%) Network Engineer
2 23 (9.02%) Consultant
3 22 (8.63%) Network Support
4 21 (8.24%) Support Engineer
5 20 (7.84%) Security Engineer
6 19 (7.45%) Network Support Engineer
7 16 (6.27%) Senior Network Engineer
7 16 (6.27%) Architect
8 15 (5.88%) Network Architect
8 15 (5.88%) Network Specialist
9 14 (5.49%) Network Consultant
10 11 (4.31%) Network Manager
11 9 (3.53%) Senior Consultant
11 9 (3.53%) Network Security Engineer
12 8 (3.14%) Administrator
12 8 (3.14%) Technical Specialist
12 8 (3.14%) Senior Network Specialist
12 8 (3.14%) Senior Technical Specialist
12 8 (3.14%) Technical Design Authority
12 8 (3.14%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.14%) 802.1X
2 5 (1.96%) Web Services
3 4 (1.57%) XML
3 4 (1.57%) MAPI
3 4 (1.57%) Java EE
4 3 (1.18%) Middleware
5 2 (0.78%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (0.78%) Kafka
5 2 (0.78%) MCollective
5 2 (0.78%) mod_rewrite
6 1 (0.39%) Spring MVC
6 1 (0.39%) WSDL
6 1 (0.39%) Spring
6 1 (0.39%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.39%) JMS
6 1 (0.39%) .NET
6 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.39%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 80 (31.37%) Data Centre
2 17 (6.67%) PKI
3 13 (5.10%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.92%) Private Cloud
5 9 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.75%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.35%) DTV
8 5 (1.96%) Replication
8 5 (1.96%) Clustering
8 5 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (1.96%) Social Media
8 5 (1.96%) Hedge funds
8 5 (1.96%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.57%) iPhone
10 3 (1.18%) Statistics
11 2 (0.78%) FlexPod
11 2 (0.78%) Over-the-Top Content
11 2 (0.78%) User Experience
11 2 (0.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 1 (0.39%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 46 (18.04%) Windows
2 45 (17.65%) Linux
3 20 (7.84%) UNIX
4 12 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (4.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (3.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (2.35%) Solaris
9 4 (1.57%) Android
10 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.39%) VMS
10 1 (0.39%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (26.67%) Load Balancing
2 42 (16.47%) ITIL
3 37 (14.51%) Network Design
4 24 (9.41%) Service Delivery
5 21 (8.24%) Project Management
6 17 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
7 16 (6.27%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (5.10%) Penetration Testing
8 13 (5.10%) Incident Management
9 12 (4.71%) Network Monitoring
9 12 (4.71%) SIEM
9 12 (4.71%) Root Cause Analysis
10 11 (4.31%) DevOps
10 11 (4.31%) Analytics
10 11 (4.31%) Information Security
11 10 (3.92%) Capacity Planning
12 9 (3.53%) Network Management
12 9 (3.53%) E-Commerce
13 8 (3.14%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (3.14%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (5.88%) Java
2 14 (5.49%) Python
3 13 (5.10%) Bash Shell
4 12 (4.71%) Ruby
4 12 (4.71%) PowerShell
5 11 (4.31%) SQL
6 8 (3.14%) Perl
7 5 (1.96%) PHP
8 2 (0.78%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.39%) C
9 1 (0.39%) C#
9 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 130 (50.98%) Cisco Certification
2 77 (30.20%) CCNP
3 46 (18.04%) CCNA
4 38 (14.90%) CCIE
5 17 (6.67%) Degree
6 16 (6.27%) SC Cleared
6 16 (6.27%) Security Cleared
7 15 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (5.10%) CCSA
9 10 (3.92%) CCSE
10 7 (2.75%) CCSP
11 6 (2.35%) JNCIA
12 5 (1.96%) CEH
12 5 (1.96%) JNCIP
13 4 (1.57%) JNCIE
13 4 (1.57%) MCSE
13 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.78%) JNCIS
14 2 (0.78%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.02%) SLA
2 7 (2.75%) COBIT
3 6 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (8.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (3.92%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.75%) VMware Workstation
4 6 (2.35%) vSphere
5 5 (1.96%) KVM
6 4 (1.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (1.57%) XenApp
7 3 (1.18%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.78%) XenServer
8 2 (0.78%) Squid
8 2 (0.78%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.78%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.78%) Varnish
9 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.39%) vCloud
9 1 (0.39%) OpenSSH
9 1 (0.39%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.39%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (5.88%) SolarWinds Orion
2 13 (5.10%) Puppet
3 8 (3.14%) Nagios
4 7 (2.75%) WSUS
4 7 (2.75%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.96%) OpenAM
5 5 (1.96%) CFEngine
5 5 (1.96%) Cobbler
5 5 (1.96%) CiscoWorks
5 5 (1.96%) Cacti
5 5 (1.96%) FortiGate
6 4 (1.57%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (1.57%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (1.57%) Ansible
7 3 (1.18%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.78%) MOM
8 2 (0.78%) SCOM
8 2 (0.78%) Salt
8 2 (0.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.39%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 211 (82.75%) Cisco
2 125 (49.02%) Juniper
2 125 (49.02%) CheckPoint
3 35 (13.73%) VMware
4 26 (10.20%) Microsoft
4 26 (10.20%) Riverbed
5 24 (9.41%) Citrix
6 22 (8.63%) HP
6 22 (8.63%) Fortinet
7 20 (7.84%) Blue Coat
8 18 (7.06%) McAfee
8 18 (7.06%) SolarWinds
9 15 (5.88%) Red Hat
10 14 (5.49%) Meraki
11 13 (5.10%) Aruba
12 12 (4.71%) Splunk
12 12 (4.71%) Avaya
13 11 (4.31%) Infoblox
14 9 (3.53%) NetApp
15 8 (3.14%) Reuters
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