The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 213 223 233
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +10
Permanent jobs citing F5 50 18 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.64% 0.26% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 1.37% 0.56% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 31 16 32
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £56,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
F5
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Vendors Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3649 3218 4247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 46.78% 45.89% 45.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2917 2727 3577
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing F5 across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

F5
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing F5 across the East of England region.

F5 Salary Trend in the East of England

F5
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing F5 across the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

F5 Salary Histogram in the East of England

F5
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire +4 19 £52,500 +24.26% 3
Hertfordshire -7 13 £55,000 +41.93% 2
Essex +4 12 £57,000 +14.00%
Suffolk - 4 £25,000 -
Cambridgeshire -11 2 - - 1
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 68 (76.40%) Cisco
2 64 (71.91%) Firewall
3 60 (67.42%) TCP/IP
4 59 (66.29%) Juniper
5 57 (64.04%) Cisco Certification
5 57 (64.04%) MPLS
6 55 (61.80%) CCNP
7 44 (49.44%) VPN
8 40 (44.94%) BGP
9 39 (43.82%) OSPF
10 37 (41.57%) Finance
11 36 (40.45%) ITIL
11 36 (40.45%) CheckPoint
12 34 (38.20%) Network Management
13 32 (35.96%) EIGRP
13 32 (35.96%) WAN
14 31 (34.83%) Wireless
15 30 (33.71%) Network Design
15 30 (33.71%) LAN
16 29 (32.58%) HP
16 29 (32.58%) Service Delivery
17 26 (29.21%) SSL
18 24 (26.97%) Windows
18 24 (26.97%) BIG-IP
19 23 (25.84%) Disaster Recovery
19 23 (25.84%) PRINCE2
19 23 (25.84%) RIP
20 21 (23.60%) DWDM
20 21 (23.60%) HP NNM
20 21 (23.60%) HSRP

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 17 (19.10%) IIS
2 5 (5.62%) Tomcat
2 5 (5.62%) JBoss
2 5 (5.62%) WebLogic
2 5 (5.62%) GlassFish
2 5 (5.62%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (5.62%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.62%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.25%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 18 (20.22%) MS Office
1 18 (20.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (11.24%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.62%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 64 (71.91%) Firewall
2 60 (67.42%) TCP/IP
3 57 (64.04%) MPLS
4 44 (49.44%) VPN
5 40 (44.94%) BGP
6 39 (43.82%) OSPF
7 32 (35.96%) EIGRP
7 32 (35.96%) WAN
8 31 (34.83%) Wireless
9 30 (33.71%) LAN
10 26 (29.21%) SSL
11 24 (26.97%) BIG-IP
12 23 (25.84%) RIP
13 21 (23.60%) DWDM
13 21 (23.60%) HSRP
13 21 (23.60%) VLAN
14 19 (21.35%) DNS
15 15 (16.85%) Multicast
16 14 (15.73%) Network Security
16 14 (15.73%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.10%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.62%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Subversion
1 5 (5.62%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 37 (41.57%) Finance
2 15 (16.85%) Banking
3 2 (2.25%) Games
4 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (38.20%) Network Engineer
2 24 (26.97%) Architect
2 24 (26.97%) Network Architect
3 16 (17.98%) Network Specialist
4 8 (8.99%) Senior Network Engineer
5 7 (7.87%) Network Security Engineer
5 7 (7.87%) Network Support
5 7 (7.87%) Security Engineer
6 6 (6.74%) Technical Account Manager
6 6 (6.74%) Technical Manager
6 6 (6.74%) Network Support Engineer
6 6 (6.74%) Cisco Architect
6 6 (6.74%) Cisco Network Architect
6 6 (6.74%) Support Engineer
6 6 (6.74%) Account Manager
7 5 (5.62%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.62%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) Network Designer
8 3 (3.37%) Senior Security Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.12%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.99%) Statistics
2 2 (2.25%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (2.25%) SecurID
2 2 (2.25%) Online Games
3 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.12%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 24 (26.97%) Windows
2 19 (21.35%) Linux
3 17 (19.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (16.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (13.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (5.62%) UNIX
7 2 (2.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (40.45%) ITIL
2 34 (38.20%) Network Management
3 30 (33.71%) Network Design
4 29 (32.58%) Service Delivery
5 23 (25.84%) Disaster Recovery
5 23 (25.84%) PRINCE2
6 17 (19.10%) Load Balancing
7 16 (17.98%) Process Improvement
7 16 (17.98%) Change Management
8 15 (16.85%) PRINCE
9 13 (14.61%) Incident Management
10 8 (8.99%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (5.62%) Project Management
12 4 (4.49%) Kalman Filter
13 3 (3.37%) E-Commerce
14 2 (2.25%) Project Planning
14 2 (2.25%) Asset Management
14 2 (2.25%) Migration
14 2 (2.25%) Information Security
14 2 (2.25%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.24%) SQL
2 5 (5.62%) Perl
2 5 (5.62%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.62%) Korn
2 5 (5.62%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 57 (64.04%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (61.80%) CCNP
3 11 (12.36%) CCDP
4 9 (10.11%) CCIE
5 8 (8.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (8.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (8.99%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (8.99%) MCSE
6 6 (6.74%) SC Cleared
6 6 (6.74%) Security Cleared
6 6 (6.74%) CCDA
7 5 (5.62%) CCSP
8 2 (2.25%) JNCIE
8 2 (2.25%) CCNA
9 1 (1.12%) CCSA
9 1 (1.12%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.98%) SLA
2 2 (2.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.62%) Hyper-V
2 5 (5.62%) vCloud
2 5 (5.62%) vSphere
3 2 (2.25%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.25%) Terminal Services
3 2 (2.25%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 21 (23.60%) HP NNM
2 5 (5.62%) FortiGate
2 5 (5.62%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (5.62%) Ansible
2 5 (5.62%) Puppet
3 3 (3.37%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (2.25%) Cacti
4 2 (2.25%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 68 (76.40%) Cisco
2 59 (66.29%) Juniper
3 36 (40.45%) CheckPoint
4 29 (32.58%) HP
5 17 (19.10%) VMware
6 15 (16.85%) Oracle
7 14 (15.73%) Blue Coat
8 9 (10.11%) Crossbeam
9 5 (5.62%) Red Hat
9 5 (5.62%) IBM
9 5 (5.62%) Fortinet
9 5 (5.62%) SaltStack
10 4 (4.49%) Riverbed
10 4 (4.49%) Trend Micro
10 4 (4.49%) Aruba
11 3 (3.37%) Sourcefire
12 2 (2.25%) Polycom
12 2 (2.25%) Brocade
12 2 (2.25%) SonicWALL
12 2 (2.25%) SolarWinds
Bedfordshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City
PayPoint
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Volt
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable upon application
Posted: 5 days ago