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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 324 370 424
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +54
Permanent jobs citing F5 879 638 582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.81% 0.63% 0.53%
As % of the Vendors category 1.72% 1.33% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 716 515 477
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,650 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
51122 47976 53391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 47.17% 47.60% 48.31%
Number of salaries quoted 41008 39753 45218
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 £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 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
London +7 379 £55,000 - 48
South East +49 276 £50,000 +8.69% 20
Yorkshire +22 93 £51,250 +26.54% 6
East of England +5 44 £56,000 +17.89% 11
North West -7 25 £50,000 -14.52%
South West -17 25 £47,500 +11.76% 3
West Midlands +6 21 £58,750 +30.55% 4
North East - 5 £21,000 -
East Midlands -7 4 £39,000 -35.00% 2
Midlands +9 1 £55,500 -26.00%
F5
UK

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 1165 (73.59%) Cisco
2 970 (61.28%) Firewall
3 764 (48.26%) Juniper
4 645 (40.75%) Cisco Certification
5 638 (40.30%) CheckPoint
6 505 (31.90%) CCNP
7 424 (26.78%) WAN
8 401 (25.33%) Load Balancing
9 370 (23.37%) ITIL
10 365 (23.06%) VMware
11 364 (22.99%) Windows
12 357 (22.55%) Linux
13 347 (21.92%) Cisco ASA
14 329 (20.78%) Finance
15 325 (20.53%) Network Security
16 320 (20.21%) LAN
17 310 (19.58%) BGP
18 307 (19.39%) TCP/IP
19 297 (18.76%) VPN
20 278 (17.56%) MPLS
21 274 (17.31%) OSPF
22 264 (16.68%) DNS
23 253 (15.98%) VMware Infrastructure
24 239 (15.10%) CCNA
25 230 (14.53%) HP
26 228 (14.40%) Network Design
27 216 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus
28 213 (13.46%) Blue Coat
29 210 (13.27%) SSL
30 208 (13.14%) Internet

F5
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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
1 149 (9.41%) Apache
2 139 (8.78%) Tomcat
3 78 (4.93%) IIS
4 75 (4.74%) WebSphere
5 72 (4.55%) MS Exchange
6 70 (4.42%) WebLogic
7 40 (2.53%) Node.js
8 38 (2.40%) nginx
9 35 (2.21%) WebLogic Portal
10 33 (2.08%) SharePoint
11 28 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2013
12 26 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
13 25 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2010
14 23 (1.45%) Lync
15 19 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
16 13 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
17 8 (0.51%) Lotus Domino
18 7 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 6 (0.38%) Drupal
19 6 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 105 (6.63%) MS Excel
2 73 (4.61%) MS Office
3 62 (3.92%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.32%) MS Project
5 2 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (1.07%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (0.38%) Magento
3 3 (0.19%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.45%) Office 365
2 19 (1.20%) SaaS
3 7 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.063%) GitHub
7 1 (0.063%) IaaS
7 1 (0.063%) IBM SmartCloud
7 1 (0.063%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 970 (61.28%) Firewall
2 424 (26.78%) WAN
3 347 (21.92%) Cisco ASA
4 325 (20.53%) Network Security
5 320 (20.21%) LAN
6 310 (19.58%) BGP
7 307 (19.39%) TCP/IP
8 297 (18.76%) VPN
9 278 (17.56%) MPLS
10 274 (17.31%) OSPF
11 264 (16.68%) DNS
12 216 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus
13 210 (13.27%) SSL
14 208 (13.14%) Internet
15 204 (12.89%) BIG-IP
16 191 (12.07%) EIGRP
17 185 (11.69%) Wireless
18 151 (9.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 137 (8.65%) HTTP
20 129 (8.15%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 100 (6.32%) MySQL
3 30 (1.90%) DB2
4 15 (0.95%) Relational Database
5 13 (0.82%) RDBMS
6 6 (0.38%) Informix
7 5 (0.32%) OLTP
8 4 (0.25%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (0.25%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.19%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.19%) Cognos Impromptu
10 2 (0.13%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.13%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (0.13%) SQLPlus
10 2 (0.13%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.063%) Infinispan
11 1 (0.063%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (0.95%) Subversion
1 15 (0.95%) Git (software)
1 15 (0.95%) Jenkins
2 6 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (0.25%) Hudson
3 4 (0.25%) JIRA
4 1 (0.063%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.063%) Maven
General
1 329 (20.78%) Finance
2 97 (6.13%) Telecoms
3 89 (5.62%) Banking
4 42 (2.65%) Retail
5 41 (2.59%) Investment Banking
6 33 (2.08%) Law
7 28 (1.77%) Games
8 21 (1.33%) German Language
9 15 (0.95%) Manufacturing
10 12 (0.76%) Publishing
10 12 (0.76%) French Language
11 11 (0.69%) Online Betting
11 11 (0.69%) Legal
11 11 (0.69%) Back Office
12 10 (0.63%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.51%) Billing
14 7 (0.44%) Advertising
14 7 (0.44%) Marketing
15 2 (0.13%) Front Office
16 1 (0.063%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 506 (31.96%) Network Engineer
2 241 (15.22%) Architect
3 176 (11.12%) Consultant
4 158 (9.98%) Senior Network Engineer
5 146 (9.22%) Security Engineer
6 123 (7.77%) Analyst
7 115 (7.26%) Network Architect
8 81 (5.12%) Network Security Engineer
9 71 (4.49%) Support Engineer
10 70 (4.42%) Network Consultant
10 70 (4.42%) Senior Architect
11 63 (3.98%) Security Consultant
12 55 (3.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 53 (3.35%) Network Analyst
13 53 (3.35%) Senior Network Architect
14 52 (3.28%) Infrastructure Architect
15 48 (3.03%) Administrator
16 47 (2.97%) Developer
17 46 (2.91%) Senior Security Engineer
18 45 (2.84%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (3.98%) RabbitMQ
2 61 (3.85%) ActiveMQ
3 53 (3.35%) XML
4 38 (2.40%) Web Services
5 37 (2.34%) J2EE
5 37 (2.34%) CSS
5 37 (2.34%) LAMP
6 36 (2.27%) SOAP
7 35 (2.21%) HTML
8 23 (1.45%) .NET
9 11 (0.69%) ASP.NET
10 10 (0.63%) Middleware
11 6 (0.38%) .NET Framework
12 5 (0.32%) jQuery
12 5 (0.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (0.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 5 (0.32%) WinForms
12 5 (0.32%) WebSphere MQ
13 4 (0.25%) Rendezvous
14 3 (0.19%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 54 (3.41%) Clustering
2 44 (2.78%) Firmware
2 44 (2.78%) Open Source
3 34 (2.15%) Computer Science
4 32 (2.02%) RIA
4 32 (2.02%) Symmetrix
5 31 (1.96%) Replication
6 23 (1.45%) Management Information System
7 22 (1.39%) Statistics
8 16 (1.01%) Smartphone
8 16 (1.01%) Blackberry
8 16 (1.01%) Enterprise Storage
9 15 (0.95%) Online Games
10 10 (0.63%) Social Media
10 10 (0.63%) CLARiiON
10 10 (0.63%) SecurID
11 9 (0.57%) PKI
11 9 (0.57%) Thin Client
11 9 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
11 9 (0.57%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 364 (22.99%) Windows
2 357 (22.55%) Linux
3 142 (8.97%) UNIX
4 90 (5.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 85 (5.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 83 (5.24%) Solaris
7 54 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 53 (3.35%) CentOS
9 50 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
10 38 (2.40%) Ubuntu
11 15 (0.95%) Windows 7
11 15 (0.95%) Windows XP
12 12 (0.76%) Windows 2000
13 7 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
13 7 (0.44%) Debian
14 6 (0.38%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.32%) AIX
15 5 (0.32%) SUSE
16 3 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 401 (25.33%) Load Balancing
2 370 (23.37%) ITIL
3 228 (14.40%) Network Design
4 124 (7.83%) Network Management
5 121 (7.64%) Change Management
6 107 (6.76%) Project Management
7 83 (5.24%) Information Security
8 74 (4.67%) Agile Software Development
9 73 (4.61%) E-Commerce
10 65 (4.11%) Kalman Filter
11 63 (3.98%) Service Delivery
11 63 (3.98%) Data Security
12 54 (3.41%) Low Latency
13 51 (3.22%) Network Monitoring
14 50 (3.16%) Change Control
14 50 (3.16%) Network Load Balancing
15 47 (2.97%) Capacity Management
15 47 (2.97%) Capacity Planning
16 46 (2.91%) Scrum
16 46 (2.91%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 156 (9.85%) SQL
2 116 (7.33%) Java
3 113 (7.14%) Perl
4 68 (4.30%) Python
5 62 (3.92%) Ruby
6 58 (3.66%) PHP
7 56 (3.54%) Bash Shell
8 48 (3.03%) PowerShell
9 46 (2.91%) JavaScript
10 27 (1.71%) C
11 26 (1.64%) VB
12 23 (1.45%) C++
13 18 (1.14%) Shell Script
14 8 (0.51%) C#
15 5 (0.32%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.25%) VBScript
17 2 (0.13%) PL/SQL
18 1 (0.063%) Korn
Qualifications
1 645 (40.75%) Cisco Certification
2 505 (31.90%) CCNP
3 239 (15.10%) CCNA
4 195 (12.32%) CCIE
5 170 (10.74%) Security Cleared
6 123 (7.77%) SC Cleared
7 122 (7.71%) CCSE
8 117 (7.39%) Degree
9 77 (4.86%) Microsoft Certification
10 73 (4.61%) CCSA
11 56 (3.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 51 (3.22%) JNCIA
12 51 (3.22%) MCSE
13 50 (3.16%) CCDP
14 35 (2.21%) CISSP
15 33 (2.08%) JNCIS
16 32 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
17 25 (1.58%) CCIP
18 24 (1.52%) MCSA
19 23 (1.45%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (6.63%) PCI DSS
2 87 (5.50%) SLA
3 57 (3.60%) QA
4 56 (3.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 33 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 21 (1.33%) ISO 9001
7 13 (0.82%) COBIT
8 1 (0.063%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.063%) BS7799
System Software
1 253 (15.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 172 (10.87%) Active Directory
3 68 (4.30%) VMware ESX
4 39 (2.46%) KVM
5 36 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
5 36 (2.27%) vSphere
6 32 (2.02%) ProxySG
7 30 (1.90%) ISA Server
8 29 (1.83%) Hyper-V
9 28 (1.77%) Xen
10 25 (1.58%) XenApp
11 20 (1.26%) UAG
12 17 (1.07%) Terminal Services
13 15 (0.95%) NFS
14 14 (0.88%) XenDesktop
15 13 (0.82%) XenServer
15 13 (0.82%) Forefront TMG
16 6 (0.38%) vCloud
17 5 (0.32%) RHEV
18 4 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 79 (4.99%) Nagios
2 59 (3.73%) SCCM
3 55 (3.47%) CiscoWorks
4 53 (3.35%) Puppet
5 49 (3.10%) Cacti
6 48 (3.03%) HP NNM
7 32 (2.02%) SCOM
8 29 (1.83%) Ansible
9 28 (1.77%) Salt
9 28 (1.77%) ZABBIX
9 28 (1.77%) CFEngine
10 27 (1.71%) SolarWinds Orion
10 27 (1.71%) OpenView
11 24 (1.52%) FortiGate
12 22 (1.39%) ARCserve
13 20 (1.26%) Cisco Prime
14 17 (1.07%) OPNET
15 16 (1.01%) CA Spectrum
16 14 (0.88%) Opsview
17 12 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1165 (73.59%) Cisco
2 764 (48.26%) Juniper
3 638 (40.30%) CheckPoint
4 365 (23.06%) VMware
5 230 (14.53%) HP
6 213 (13.46%) Blue Coat
7 173 (10.93%) Microsoft
8 142 (8.97%) Oracle
9 138 (8.72%) Citrix
10 128 (8.09%) SolarWinds
11 113 (7.14%) Fortinet
12 107 (6.76%) EMC
13 106 (6.70%) Websense
14 104 (6.57%) Riverbed
15 103 (6.51%) Red Hat
16 79 (4.99%) NetApp
17 71 (4.49%) IBM
18 67 (4.23%) McAfee
19 62 (3.92%) Aruba
20 57 (3.60%) Nokia
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
West London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 20% bonus + much more
Posted: 13 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: 17 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: 18 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Senior level package reflective of the role
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
LEXSTRA
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bradford, Yorkshire
Morrisons
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Capita
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
@ITS
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
@ITS
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Boeing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car overtime and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + car allowance + bonus + benefits.
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum £55k & Bonus & Corporate Benefits Pa
Posted: 3 days ago