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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within F5 Networks, Inc.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 190 190 214
Rank change year-on-year
0 +24
Permanent jobs citing F5 57 72 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.91% 0.98% 0.72%
As % of the Vendors category 2.21% 2.28% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 38 63 41
Median salary £45,000 £49,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.16% -10.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,420 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,700 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
2585 3157 3602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 41.47% 43.18% 47.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2037 2642 2925
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing F5 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +17 30 £37,500 -31.81% 1
Bedfordshire +11 15 £53,750 +2.38% 5
Cambridgeshire +16 5 £40,500 +8.28% 1
Suffolk - 4 £27,000 - 1
Essex -5 2 £40,500 -14.73%
Norfolk - 1 £60,000 -
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT jobs citing F5 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for F5.

1 98 (80.33%) Cisco
2 80 (65.57%) Firewall
3 71 (58.20%) Cisco Certification
4 69 (56.56%) CCNP
5 65 (53.28%) CheckPoint
6 58 (47.54%) Juniper
7 48 (39.34%) TCP/IP
8 47 (38.52%) LAN
9 44 (36.07%) Cisco Nexus
10 41 (33.61%) Network Security
11 39 (31.97%) Load Balancing
12 37 (30.33%) OSPF
13 36 (29.51%) SSL
14 35 (28.69%) WAN
15 34 (27.87%) Finance
15 34 (27.87%) Change Control
15 34 (27.87%) Data Centre
16 33 (27.05%) BGP
16 33 (27.05%) VPN
17 32 (26.23%) Wireless
18 29 (23.77%) ITIL
19 25 (20.49%) EIGRP
20 24 (19.67%) SLA
21 23 (18.85%) RIP
21 23 (18.85%) Linux
21 23 (18.85%) IPsec
21 23 (18.85%) CCSA
21 23 (18.85%) High Availability
21 23 (18.85%) HSRP
22 22 (18.03%) Security Cleared

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (6.56%) Apache
2 7 (5.74%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.74%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.46%) IIS
3 3 (2.46%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.82%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.82%) JBoss
5 1 (0.82%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.82%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (9.02%) MS Visio
2 6 (4.92%) MS Office
3 5 (4.10%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) assyst
1 2 (1.64%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.64%) iTunes
2 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.82%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (0.82%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 80 (65.57%) Firewall
2 48 (39.34%) TCP/IP
3 47 (38.52%) LAN
4 44 (36.07%) Cisco Nexus
5 41 (33.61%) Network Security
6 37 (30.33%) OSPF
7 36 (29.51%) SSL
8 35 (28.69%) WAN
9 33 (27.05%) BGP
9 33 (27.05%) VPN
10 32 (26.23%) Wireless
11 25 (20.49%) EIGRP
12 23 (18.85%) HSRP
12 23 (18.85%) IPsec
12 23 (18.85%) RIP
13 20 (16.39%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 19 (15.57%) BIG-IP
14 19 (15.57%) Cisco ASA
15 18 (14.75%) Wi-Fi
16 15 (12.30%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.82%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.82%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.82%) Subversion
General
1 34 (27.87%) Finance
2 15 (12.30%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.74%) Banking
4 6 (4.92%) Financial Institution
5 5 (4.10%) Local Government
6 4 (3.28%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (2.46%) French Language
7 3 (2.46%) German Language
7 3 (2.46%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (40.16%) Network Engineer
2 20 (16.39%) Architect
3 19 (15.57%) Network Specialist
4 14 (11.48%) Network Architect
4 14 (11.48%) Senior Network Engineer
5 12 (9.84%) Network Security Specialist
5 12 (9.84%) Security Specialist
5 12 (9.84%) Technical Architect
6 11 (9.02%) Cisco Engineer
6 11 (9.02%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 11 (9.02%) Consultant
6 11 (9.02%) Network Consultant
7 10 (8.20%) Cisco Network Specialist
7 10 (8.20%) Cisco Specialist
7 10 (8.20%) Juniper Engineer
7 10 (8.20%) Network Security Engineer
7 10 (8.20%) Security Engineer
8 8 (6.56%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 8 (6.56%) Cisco Security Specialist
8 8 (6.56%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.92%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 34 (27.87%) Data Centre
2 12 (9.84%) Virtual Team
3 11 (9.02%) Management Information System
4 9 (7.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 8 (6.56%) Driving Licence
6 6 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (4.92%) Clustering
6 6 (4.92%) Computer Science
6 6 (4.92%) User Experience
7 4 (3.28%) Fintech
8 3 (2.46%) PKI
8 3 (2.46%) Statistics
9 2 (1.64%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.64%) CMDB
9 2 (1.64%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 23 (18.85%) Linux
2 21 (17.21%) Windows
3 7 (5.74%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.46%) Unix
5 2 (1.64%) Android
6 1 (0.82%) CentOS
6 1 (0.82%) Debian
6 1 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.82%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (31.97%) Load Balancing
2 34 (27.87%) Change Control
3 29 (23.77%) ITIL
4 23 (18.85%) High Availability
5 19 (15.57%) Incident Management
6 18 (14.75%) Asset Management
6 18 (14.75%) Disaster Recovery
6 18 (14.75%) Presales
6 18 (14.75%) Risk Assessment
7 17 (13.93%) Problem Management
8 15 (12.30%) Service Delivery
9 14 (11.48%) Data Protection
10 13 (10.66%) Change Management
10 13 (10.66%) Network Design
11 12 (9.84%) Mentoring
11 12 (9.84%) Network Management
11 12 (9.84%) Threat Detection
11 12 (9.84%) Vulnerability Management
12 11 (9.02%) Technical Architecture
13 10 (8.20%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.56%) Java
2 7 (5.74%) Bash Shell
2 7 (5.74%) Perl
3 6 (4.92%) Python
3 6 (4.92%) Ruby
4 1 (0.82%) Korn
4 1 (0.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 71 (58.20%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (56.56%) CCNP
3 23 (18.85%) CCSA
4 22 (18.03%) Security Cleared
5 17 (13.93%) CCNA
6 15 (12.30%) CCDP
7 12 (9.84%) CISSP
8 10 (8.20%) Degree
9 9 (7.38%) CCIE
10 8 (6.56%) CCSE
11 6 (4.92%) RHCE
12 5 (4.10%) GIAC
12 5 (4.10%) ISACA
12 5 (4.10%) SANS
13 3 (2.46%) CISA
13 3 (2.46%) CISM
13 3 (2.46%) SC Cleared
14 2 (1.64%) HND
15 1 (0.82%) Check Point Certification
15 1 (0.82%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (19.67%) SLA
2 14 (11.48%) PCI DSS
3 6 (4.92%) ISO 8583
4 5 (4.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 5 (4.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (14.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.56%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.10%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (4.10%) XenApp
3 5 (4.10%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.82%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.82%) vCloud
4 1 (0.82%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (5.74%) Puppet
2 6 (4.92%) HP NNM
2 6 (4.92%) Salt
2 6 (4.92%) TrustSec
3 5 (4.10%) QRadar
3 5 (4.10%) RSA Security Analytics
4 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.64%) SCCM
4 2 (1.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.82%) Ansible
5 1 (0.82%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.82%) IBM Cloud Orchestrator
5 1 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 98 (80.33%) Cisco
2 65 (53.28%) CheckPoint
3 58 (47.54%) Juniper
4 20 (16.39%) VMware
5 19 (15.57%) HP
6 17 (13.93%) Blue Coat
6 17 (13.93%) Microsoft
7 13 (10.66%) Citrix
7 13 (10.66%) Computacenter
7 13 (10.66%) Fortinet
7 13 (10.66%) Palo Alto
7 13 (10.66%) Symantec
8 11 (9.02%) Cyber-Ark
9 10 (8.20%) Brocade
10 8 (6.56%) Splunk
11 7 (5.74%) Intel Security
12 6 (4.92%) IBM
12 6 (4.92%) Trend Micro
13 5 (4.10%) Qualys
13 5 (4.10%) Sourcefire
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