The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 284 411 349
Rank change year-on-year
+127 -62
Permanent jobs citing F5 1017 642 744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.01% 0.61% 0.73%
As % of the Vendors category 2.14% 1.31% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 808 513 570
Average salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
F5
UK

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

Vendors Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
47523 49141 49208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 47.09% 46.78% 48.45%
Number of salaries quoted 38927 39627 40759
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in England

F5
Salary Trend in England

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

F5 Salary Trend in England

F5
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing F5 across the England region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

F5 Salary Histogram in England

F5
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the England region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. 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
London +121 499 £57,500 +9.52% 54
South East +56 243 £50,000 +8.69% 25
Yorkshire +53 102 £52,250 +4.50% 16
East of England +31 55 £50,000 - 7
South West +10 44 £37,500 -13.29% 9
North West -5 26 £50,000 - 2
East Midlands +29 20 £57,500 +15.00%
West Midlands -40 15 £40,000 -29.82% 4
North East - 5 £50,000 -
F5
UK

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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 1602 (84.63%) Cisco
2 1166 (61.60%) Firewall
3 1021 (53.94%) Cisco Certification
4 915 (48.34%) Juniper
5 770 (40.68%) CheckPoint
6 695 (36.71%) CCNP
7 600 (31.70%) Cisco ASA
8 555 (29.32%) WAN
9 548 (28.95%) BGP
10 498 (26.31%) Load Balancing
11 493 (26.04%) Network Security
12 488 (25.78%) MPLS
13 486 (25.67%) ITIL
14 485 (25.62%) Cisco Nexus
15 474 (25.04%) OSPF
16 457 (24.14%) LAN
17 407 (21.50%) Finance
18 403 (21.29%) CCNA
19 380 (20.07%) VPN
20 368 (19.44%) VMware
21 354 (18.70%) Linux
22 350 (18.49%) TCP/IP
23 328 (17.33%) CCIE
23 328 (17.33%) Wireless
24 326 (17.22%) Windows
25 309 (16.32%) DNS
26 298 (15.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
27 295 (15.58%) HP
28 286 (15.11%) EIGRP
29 273 (14.42%) VMware Infrastructure

F5
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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 86 (4.54%) IIS
2 81 (4.28%) MS Exchange
3 71 (3.75%) Lync
4 45 (2.38%) Apache
5 41 (2.17%) Tomcat
6 29 (1.53%) JBoss
6 29 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2013
7 23 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 23 (1.22%) WebSphere
8 22 (1.16%) SharePoint
8 22 (1.16%) WebLogic
9 18 (0.95%) OpenStack
10 14 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 13 (0.69%) GlassFish
12 11 (0.58%) Moodle
13 10 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
13 10 (0.53%) nginx
14 8 (0.42%) CMS
14 8 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
15 7 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 111 (5.86%) MS Excel
2 69 (3.65%) MS Office
3 53 (2.80%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.21%) MS Project
5 3 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.21%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 52 (2.75%) Office 365
2 26 (1.37%) IaaS
3 17 (0.90%) SaaS
4 16 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (0.69%) IBM SmartCloud
5 13 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
6 12 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (0.42%) PaaS
8 5 (0.26%) OpenShift
9 4 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1166 (61.60%) Firewall
2 600 (31.70%) Cisco ASA
3 555 (29.32%) WAN
4 548 (28.95%) BGP
5 493 (26.04%) Network Security
6 488 (25.78%) MPLS
7 485 (25.62%) Cisco Nexus
8 474 (25.04%) OSPF
9 457 (24.14%) LAN
10 380 (20.07%) VPN
11 350 (18.49%) TCP/IP
12 328 (17.33%) Wireless
13 309 (16.32%) DNS
14 298 (15.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 286 (15.11%) EIGRP
16 228 (12.04%) SSL
17 209 (11.04%) BIG-IP
18 183 (9.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
19 181 (9.56%) Cisco IOS
20 166 (8.77%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (4.54%) SQL Server
2 46 (2.43%) MySQL
3 26 (1.37%) Relational Database
4 13 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (0.58%) Data Mining
6 8 (0.42%) RDBMS
7 7 (0.37%) Informix
8 6 (0.32%) Redis
9 5 (0.26%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (0.21%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (0.21%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.16%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.16%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.16%) Riak
12 2 (0.11%) Couchbase
12 2 (0.11%) Oracle9i Database
12 2 (0.11%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.11%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 23 (1.22%) Subversion
2 19 (1.00%) Git (software)
3 13 (0.69%) Jenkins
4 10 (0.53%) Rational Performance Tester
5 8 (0.42%) JIRA
5 8 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.11%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 407 (21.50%) Finance
2 125 (6.60%) Telecoms
3 101 (5.34%) Banking
4 42 (2.22%) Retail
5 29 (1.53%) Law
6 27 (1.43%) Legal
7 26 (1.37%) Back Office
8 25 (1.32%) Manufacturing
8 25 (1.32%) Marketing
9 20 (1.06%) Advertising
9 20 (1.06%) Publishing
10 13 (0.69%) Games
11 12 (0.63%) Financial Institution
12 10 (0.53%) Electronics
13 5 (0.26%) Billing
13 5 (0.26%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.21%) Local Government
15 3 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.16%) Online Betting
16 2 (0.11%) French Language
Job Titles
1 803 (42.42%) Network Engineer
2 226 (11.94%) Senior Network Engineer
3 218 (11.52%) Consultant
4 214 (11.30%) Security Engineer
5 208 (10.99%) Architect
6 174 (9.19%) Network Architect
7 139 (7.34%) Network Security Engineer
8 112 (5.92%) Network Consultant
9 103 (5.44%) Support Engineer
10 89 (4.70%) Analyst
11 77 (4.07%) Cisco Engineer
12 75 (3.96%) Network Support
13 74 (3.91%) Security Consultant
14 68 (3.59%) Administrator
15 64 (3.38%) Network Specialist
16 59 (3.12%) Systems Administrator
17 56 (2.96%) Senior Architect
18 54 (2.85%) Senior Network Architect
18 54 (2.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
19 49 (2.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (1.95%) CSS
2 20 (1.06%) Middleware
3 16 (0.85%) HTML
3 16 (0.85%) LAMP
4 14 (0.74%) Memcached
4 14 (0.74%) Web Services
4 14 (0.74%) XML
5 13 (0.69%) RESTful
6 12 (0.63%) XMPP
6 12 (0.63%) SOAP
6 12 (0.63%) J2EE
7 11 (0.58%) RabbitMQ
8 9 (0.48%) ActiveMQ
9 5 (0.26%) Java EE
9 5 (0.26%) REST
9 5 (0.26%) .NET
10 4 (0.21%) Rendezvous
11 3 (0.16%) Regular Expression
11 3 (0.16%) .NET Framework
12 2 (0.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 101 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (3.43%) Management Information System
3 33 (1.74%) Computer Science
4 31 (1.64%) Open Source
5 23 (1.22%) Blackberry
6 22 (1.16%) Statistics
7 21 (1.11%) FlexPod
8 18 (0.95%) Replication
9 17 (0.90%) CLARiiON
10 16 (0.85%) Thin Client
10 16 (0.85%) CMDB
10 16 (0.85%) Fat Client
10 16 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
11 15 (0.79%) Digital Media
11 15 (0.79%) PKI
11 15 (0.79%) Clustering
12 14 (0.74%) User Experience
13 12 (0.63%) Hedge funds
13 12 (0.63%) Public Cloud
14 11 (0.58%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 354 (18.70%) Linux
2 326 (17.22%) Windows
3 164 (8.66%) UNIX
4 82 (4.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 73 (3.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 67 (3.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 62 (3.28%) Solaris
8 59 (3.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 30 (1.58%) CentOS
10 20 (1.06%) Windows 7
11 14 (0.74%) Windows 8
11 14 (0.74%) Windows XP
12 13 (0.69%) Windows 2000
13 11 (0.58%) Ubuntu
14 10 (0.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 4 (0.21%) Debian
16 2 (0.11%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.11%) AIX
16 2 (0.11%) HPUX
16 2 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 498 (26.31%) Load Balancing
2 486 (25.67%) ITIL
3 254 (13.42%) Network Design
4 128 (6.76%) Service Delivery
5 126 (6.66%) Change Management
6 121 (6.39%) Network Management
7 111 (5.86%) Network Monitoring
8 96 (5.07%) Project Management
9 92 (4.86%) Disaster Recovery
10 80 (4.23%) PRINCE2
11 77 (4.07%) E-Commerce
12 76 (4.01%) Information Security
13 75 (3.96%) Incident Management
14 74 (3.91%) Kalman Filter
15 71 (3.75%) Mentoring
16 70 (3.70%) Migration
17 59 (3.12%) Agile Software Development
18 58 (3.06%) Security Architecture
19 54 (2.85%) Problem Management
20 51 (2.69%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (4.91%) SQL
2 85 (4.49%) Perl
3 65 (3.43%) PowerShell
4 50 (2.64%) Bash Shell
5 39 (2.06%) Python
6 38 (2.01%) Java
7 27 (1.43%) Shell Script
8 25 (1.32%) PHP
9 14 (0.74%) C
10 13 (0.69%) Korn
11 11 (0.58%) Ruby
12 6 (0.32%) C++
13 4 (0.21%) VB
13 4 (0.21%) JavaScript
14 3 (0.16%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.16%) AWK
14 3 (0.16%) sed
15 2 (0.11%) R
15 2 (0.11%) Ada
15 2 (0.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 1021 (53.94%) Cisco Certification
2 695 (36.71%) CCNP
3 403 (21.29%) CCNA
4 328 (17.33%) CCIE
5 190 (10.04%) Security Cleared
6 158 (8.35%) SC Cleared
7 151 (7.98%) Degree
8 147 (7.77%) CCSE
9 80 (4.23%) CCSA
10 64 (3.38%) CCSP
10 64 (3.38%) CCDP
11 62 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
12 46 (2.43%) CISSP
13 42 (2.22%) JNCIP
14 33 (1.74%) JNCIA
14 33 (1.74%) CCDA
14 33 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
14 33 (1.74%) CCIP
15 28 (1.48%) JNCIE
16 26 (1.37%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 154 (8.14%) SLA
2 78 (4.12%) PCI DSS
3 42 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (0.63%) QA
6 8 (0.42%) COBIT
7 6 (0.32%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.16%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.11%) BS7799
System Software
1 273 (14.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 126 (6.66%) Active Directory
3 72 (3.80%) Hyper-V
4 61 (3.22%) vSphere
5 44 (2.32%) VMware ESX
6 43 (2.27%) Firmware
7 26 (1.37%) ProxySG
7 26 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
8 22 (1.16%) XenServer
9 21 (1.11%) ISA Server
10 18 (0.95%) VMware Workstation
11 16 (0.85%) UAG
12 13 (0.69%) vCloud
12 13 (0.69%) NFS
13 12 (0.63%) Forefront TMG
14 9 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
15 8 (0.42%) iptables
16 7 (0.37%) Varnish
16 7 (0.37%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 7 (0.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 52 (2.75%) FortiGate
2 46 (2.43%) CiscoWorks
3 45 (2.38%) Nagios
4 39 (2.06%) SCOM
4 39 (2.06%) Cacti
4 39 (2.06%) Puppet
5 36 (1.90%) SCCM
6 35 (1.85%) Cisco Prime
7 26 (1.37%) Ansible
8 17 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
8 17 (0.90%) HP NNM
9 15 (0.79%) Legato
10 14 (0.74%) OpenView
10 14 (0.74%) Cisco CUCM
11 12 (0.63%) ZABBIX
11 12 (0.63%) SolarWinds Orion
12 10 (0.53%) OPNET
13 9 (0.48%) NetBackup
13 9 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
14 8 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1602 (84.63%) Cisco
2 915 (48.34%) Juniper
3 770 (40.68%) CheckPoint
4 368 (19.44%) VMware
5 295 (15.58%) HP
6 241 (12.73%) Blue Coat
7 239 (12.63%) Microsoft
8 212 (11.20%) Riverbed
9 177 (9.35%) Fortinet
10 158 (8.35%) SolarWinds
11 145 (7.66%) Citrix
12 110 (5.81%) Red Hat
13 101 (5.34%) McAfee
14 100 (5.28%) EMC
15 72 (3.80%) Oracle
15 72 (3.80%) Websense
16 59 (3.12%) Aruba
17 55 (2.91%) Sourcefire
18 54 (2.85%) Avaya
19 52 (2.75%) NetApp
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: £80K Upwards, Car allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Reflex Computer Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Skipton, Yorkshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Modis
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Cyber Team
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + OTE + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car allowance and comprehensive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + + Car and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + On application
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 7k Car Allowance + 15% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £31000 - £40000 per annum + £6,600k Car Allowance + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Season Ticket Loan
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £65000 per annum + excellent bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago