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 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 315 343 381
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +38
Permanent jobs citing F5 927 854 634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.90% 0.80% 0.64%
As % of the Vendors category 1.97% 1.71% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 751 701 512
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,450 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £75,000
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
47143 50064 46789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 45.61% 46.68% 47.06%
Number of salaries quoted 39012 40093 38735
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +8 345 £56,500 +7.10% 32
South East -6 259 £50,000 - 29
West Midlands +42 79 £50,000 -16.66% 4
East of England +47 78 £50,000 -11.50% 6
Yorkshire -23 62 £60,000 +20.00% 4
North West +20 35 £67,500 +35.00% 6
South West 0 30 £49,000 +3.15% 8
East Midlands +21 29 £39,083 +0.21% 6
North East -8 2 - -
F5
UK

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 1649 (83.20%) Cisco
2 1215 (61.30%) Firewall
3 1141 (57.57%) Cisco Certification
4 909 (45.86%) Juniper
5 904 (45.61%) CheckPoint
6 795 (40.11%) CCNP
7 587 (29.62%) Cisco ASA
8 585 (29.52%) LAN
9 580 (29.26%) Load Balancing
10 578 (29.16%) WAN
11 532 (26.84%) Cisco Nexus
12 531 (26.79%) BGP
13 525 (26.49%) Data Centre
14 493 (24.87%) OSPF
15 462 (23.31%) MPLS
16 419 (21.14%) Network Security
17 415 (20.94%) ITIL
18 399 (20.13%) Linux
19 394 (19.88%) Wireless
20 392 (19.78%) CCNA
21 375 (18.92%) Finance
22 368 (18.57%) TCP/IP
22 368 (18.57%) VPN
23 344 (17.36%) Windows
24 328 (16.55%) CCIE
25 315 (15.89%) VMware
26 300 (15.14%) HP
27 294 (14.83%) Network Design
28 291 (14.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
29 268 (13.52%) DNS

F5
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 62 (3.13%) Apache
2 58 (2.93%) IIS
3 46 (2.32%) Tomcat
4 44 (2.22%) JBoss
4 44 (2.22%) MS Exchange
5 38 (1.92%) Lync
5 38 (1.92%) WebSphere
6 31 (1.56%) OpenStack
7 22 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
8 21 (1.06%) WebLogic
9 18 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
10 17 (0.86%) nginx
11 16 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
11 16 (0.81%) Confluence
12 9 (0.45%) SharePoint
12 9 (0.45%) CICS
12 9 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
13 8 (0.40%) GlassFish
14 7 (0.35%) CloudStack
14 7 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 103 (5.20%) MS Excel
2 64 (3.23%) MS Visio
3 17 (0.86%) MS Office
4 9 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (1.06%) Oracle Applications
2 19 (0.96%) Summit
3 11 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 52 (2.62%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (1.16%) IaaS
3 20 (1.01%) SaaS
4 19 (0.96%) Office 365
5 18 (0.91%) PaaS
6 11 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (0.35%) IBM SmartCloud
8 7 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.20%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.050%) Nimbula
12 1 (0.050%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1215 (61.30%) Firewall
2 587 (29.62%) Cisco ASA
3 585 (29.52%) LAN
4 578 (29.16%) WAN
5 532 (26.84%) Cisco Nexus
6 531 (26.79%) BGP
7 493 (24.87%) OSPF
8 462 (23.31%) MPLS
9 419 (21.14%) Network Security
10 394 (19.88%) Wireless
11 368 (18.57%) TCP/IP
11 368 (18.57%) VPN
12 291 (14.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 268 (13.52%) DNS
14 228 (11.50%) EIGRP
15 221 (11.15%) BIG-IP
16 193 (9.74%) Cisco IOS
17 186 (9.38%) VoIP
18 173 (8.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
19 171 (8.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (2.93%) SQL Server
2 36 (1.82%) MySQL
3 26 (1.31%) Oracle Database
4 22 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 20 (1.01%) NoSQL
6 17 (0.86%) Relational Database
7 13 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (0.61%) Riak
9 11 (0.55%) Redis
10 9 (0.45%) DB2
11 8 (0.40%) Hadoop
12 7 (0.35%) Big Data
13 6 (0.30%) OLAP
13 6 (0.30%) OLTP
13 6 (0.30%) Oracle OLAP
14 5 (0.25%) Data Mining
14 5 (0.25%) RDBMS
14 5 (0.25%) Oracle Database 10g
14 5 (0.25%) Oracle9i Database
14 5 (0.25%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 25 (1.26%) Git (software)
2 23 (1.16%) Jenkins
3 21 (1.06%) JIRA
3 21 (1.06%) Subversion
4 11 (0.55%) Hudson
4 11 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 10 (0.50%) LoadRunner
6 9 (0.45%) HP UFT
7 7 (0.35%) Ant
8 6 (0.30%) Rational Performance Tester
8 6 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (0.25%) MSBuild
9 5 (0.25%) TeamCity
9 5 (0.25%) Maven
10 4 (0.20%) NUnit
10 4 (0.20%) MSTest
11 3 (0.15%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (0.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.10%) RSpec
13 1 (0.050%) Visual Studio
General
1 375 (18.92%) Finance
2 156 (7.87%) Telecoms
3 102 (5.15%) Banking
4 58 (2.93%) Retail
5 32 (1.61%) Manufacturing
6 26 (1.31%) Financial Institution
7 25 (1.26%) Marketing
8 24 (1.21%) Games
9 22 (1.11%) Electronics
10 20 (1.01%) Online Betting
11 19 (0.96%) Law
12 17 (0.86%) Legal
13 15 (0.76%) Investment Banking
14 14 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
15 12 (0.61%) Advertising
16 9 (0.45%) Billing
17 8 (0.40%) Back Office
18 6 (0.30%) Multimedia
18 6 (0.30%) French Language
18 6 (0.30%) German Language
Job Titles
1 854 (43.09%) Network Engineer
2 290 (14.63%) Architect
3 253 (12.76%) Senior Network Engineer
4 210 (10.60%) Network Architect
5 207 (10.44%) Consultant
6 162 (8.17%) Security Engineer
7 135 (6.81%) Analyst
8 108 (5.45%) Network Support
9 106 (5.35%) Support Engineer
10 100 (5.05%) Network Security Engineer
10 100 (5.05%) Network Consultant
11 94 (4.74%) Cisco Engineer
12 85 (4.29%) Senior Consultant
12 85 (4.29%) Network Support Engineer
13 76 (3.83%) Network Analyst
14 68 (3.43%) Cisco Architect
15 64 (3.23%) Security Consultant
16 59 (2.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
17 58 (2.93%) Administrator
18 52 (2.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (2.32%) CSS
2 44 (2.22%) Middleware
3 38 (1.92%) 802.1X
4 32 (1.61%) Web Services
5 21 (1.06%) XML
6 19 (0.96%) SOAP
7 14 (0.71%) Java EE
8 11 (0.55%) RESTful
8 11 (0.55%) HTML
8 11 (0.55%) J2EE
9 8 (0.40%) REST
10 7 (0.35%) .NET Framework
10 7 (0.35%) .NET
11 6 (0.30%) JSON
12 5 (0.25%) Express
12 5 (0.25%) Memcached
12 5 (0.25%) HTML5
12 5 (0.25%) Oracle Fusion
12 5 (0.25%) jQuery
12 5 (0.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 525 (26.49%) Data Centre
2 83 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
3 72 (3.63%) Computer Science
4 47 (2.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 37 (1.87%) Management Information System
6 36 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
7 33 (1.66%) Statistics
8 31 (1.56%) PKI
9 22 (1.11%) Clustering
10 17 (0.86%) Private Cloud
11 15 (0.76%) Online Banking
12 14 (0.71%) CMDB
13 13 (0.66%) IPTV
13 13 (0.66%) Blackberry
14 12 (0.61%) Replication
15 11 (0.55%) Online Games
15 11 (0.55%) DTV
15 11 (0.55%) Mainframe
15 11 (0.55%) e-Health
16 9 (0.45%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 399 (20.13%) Linux
2 344 (17.36%) Windows
3 204 (10.29%) UNIX
4 77 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 76 (3.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 65 (3.28%) Solaris
7 60 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 40 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (0.91%) Windows 2000
10 17 (0.86%) CentOS
11 14 (0.71%) Ubuntu
12 11 (0.55%) Debian
13 6 (0.30%) AIX
13 6 (0.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 5 (0.25%) Data ONTAP
14 5 (0.25%) SUSE
15 4 (0.20%) Android
16 3 (0.15%) Windows 7
17 2 (0.10%) CoreOS
18 1 (0.050%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 580 (29.26%) Load Balancing
2 415 (20.94%) ITIL
3 294 (14.83%) Network Design
4 160 (8.07%) Service Delivery
5 135 (6.81%) Network Management
6 116 (5.85%) Agile Software Development
7 101 (5.10%) Incident Management
8 100 (5.05%) Project Management
9 92 (4.64%) Network Monitoring
10 90 (4.54%) Disaster Recovery
11 88 (4.44%) SIEM
12 79 (3.99%) Root Cause Analysis
13 76 (3.83%) E-Commerce
14 75 (3.78%) Mentoring
14 75 (3.78%) Migration
15 73 (3.68%) Network Architecture
16 72 (3.63%) Information Security
17 70 (3.53%) Change Management
18 68 (3.43%) Problem Management
19 65 (3.28%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 89 (4.49%) Perl
2 69 (3.48%) Python
3 62 (3.13%) SQL
4 60 (3.03%) PowerShell
5 53 (2.67%) Java
6 40 (2.02%) Bash Shell
7 37 (1.87%) Shell Script
8 32 (1.61%) Ruby
9 25 (1.26%) PHP
10 19 (0.96%) JavaScript
11 16 (0.81%) VB
12 13 (0.66%) Korn
13 10 (0.50%) PL/SQL
14 9 (0.45%) COBOL
14 9 (0.45%) REXX
14 9 (0.45%) JCL
15 8 (0.40%) C#
16 6 (0.30%) C
17 5 (0.25%) T-SQL
17 5 (0.25%) Jython
Qualifications
1 1141 (57.57%) Cisco Certification
2 795 (40.11%) CCNP
3 392 (19.78%) CCNA
4 328 (16.55%) CCIE
5 175 (8.83%) Security Cleared
6 155 (7.82%) Degree
7 147 (7.42%) SC Cleared
8 135 (6.81%) CCSE
9 124 (6.26%) CCSA
10 96 (4.84%) CCDP
11 71 (3.58%) HP ASE
12 68 (3.43%) ITIL Certification
13 65 (3.28%) CCSP
14 56 (2.83%) CISSP
15 49 (2.47%) JNCIP
16 41 (2.07%) CCIP
17 40 (2.02%) Check Point Certification
18 31 (1.56%) JNCIS
19 28 (1.41%) JNCIE
20 27 (1.36%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 162 (8.17%) SLA
2 74 (3.73%) PCI DSS
3 46 (2.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.76%) COBIT
4 15 (0.76%) QA
5 13 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.25%) ISO 9000
6 5 (0.25%) BS7799
7 1 (0.050%) GPG13
System Software
1 204 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 126 (6.36%) Active Directory
3 56 (2.83%) VMware ESX
4 46 (2.32%) vSphere
5 25 (1.26%) Hyper-V
6 23 (1.16%) ProxySG
7 21 (1.06%) VMware Workstation
8 17 (0.86%) XenServer
8 17 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
9 13 (0.66%) vCloud
10 12 (0.61%) Squid
10 12 (0.61%) KVM
10 12 (0.61%) Varnish
11 11 (0.55%) XenApp
12 9 (0.45%) Terminal Services
12 9 (0.45%) RACF
13 8 (0.40%) Xen
13 8 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
14 7 (0.35%) ISA Server
15 6 (0.30%) NFS
Systems Management
1 68 (3.43%) CiscoWorks
2 63 (3.18%) Puppet
3 50 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
4 49 (2.47%) FortiGate
5 43 (2.17%) SolarWinds Orion
6 32 (1.61%) Cisco LMS
7 31 (1.56%) Cacti
7 31 (1.56%) Nagios
8 26 (1.31%) Ansible
8 26 (1.31%) Cisco UCCX
9 24 (1.21%) Cisco CUCM
9 24 (1.21%) CA Spectrum
10 23 (1.16%) Cisco Prime
11 19 (0.96%) SCCM
12 16 (0.81%) HP NNM
12 16 (0.81%) OpenNMS
13 13 (0.66%) SCOM
14 12 (0.61%) Cisco UCCE
14 12 (0.61%) HAProxy
15 9 (0.45%) SELinux
Vendors
1 1649 (83.20%) Cisco
2 909 (45.86%) Juniper
3 904 (45.61%) CheckPoint
4 315 (15.89%) VMware
5 300 (15.14%) HP
6 251 (12.66%) Blue Coat
7 200 (10.09%) Riverbed
8 187 (9.43%) Fortinet
9 175 (8.83%) Microsoft
10 148 (7.47%) Citrix
11 118 (5.95%) McAfee
12 114 (5.75%) SolarWinds
13 93 (4.69%) Oracle
14 80 (4.04%) Red Hat
15 77 (3.88%) Sourcefire
16 62 (3.13%) NetApp
17 61 (3.08%) Aruba
18 60 (3.03%) EMC
19 57 (2.88%) Nokia
20 55 (2.77%) Huawei
Staines, Middlesex
Manifestly Important
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Life + Pen
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Connected IT
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Bristow Holland Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £54000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Professionals in Law
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Bet
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Bet
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £82000 per annum + car
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago