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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 279 411 366
Rank change year-on-year
+132 -45
Permanent jobs citing F5 1055 698 707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.07% 0.63% 0.69%
As % of the Vendors category 2.29% 1.36% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 783 572 558
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +2.10%
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
46089 51437 48699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 46.82% 46.55% 47.58%
Number of salaries quoted 37620 42091 40304
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +136 468 £55,000 +10.00% 42
South East +58 333 £50,000 +6.38% 24
Yorkshire +28 92 £50,000 -4.76% 8
East of England +52 64 £40,500 -29.56% 7
West Midlands +29 36 £46,250 -18.85% 9
South West -10 23 £60,750 +6.57% 2
East Midlands +20 22 £45,000 -10.00% 1
North West +16 10 £27,500 -40.86% 3
North East - 3 £50,000 -
F5
UK

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1680 (85.32%) Cisco
2 1248 (63.38%) Firewall
3 1070 (54.34%) Cisco Certification
4 945 (47.99%) Juniper
5 857 (43.52%) CheckPoint
6 735 (37.33%) CCNP
7 644 (32.71%) Cisco ASA
8 597 (30.32%) BGP
9 584 (29.66%) WAN
10 539 (27.37%) Cisco Nexus
11 527 (26.76%) LAN
12 525 (26.66%) MPLS
13 520 (26.41%) Load Balancing
14 508 (25.80%) OSPF
15 475 (24.12%) Data Centre
16 464 (23.57%) Network Security
17 444 (22.55%) ITIL
18 433 (21.99%) CCNA
19 387 (19.65%) Finance
20 386 (19.60%) Linux
21 368 (18.69%) TCP/IP
22 366 (18.59%) Windows
23 362 (18.38%) VPN
24 356 (18.08%) VMware
25 325 (16.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
26 320 (16.25%) CCIE
27 310 (15.74%) HP
27 310 (15.74%) Wireless
28 285 (14.47%) EIGRP
29 278 (14.12%) DNS

F5
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 76 (3.86%) IIS
2 71 (3.61%) Lync
3 63 (3.20%) MS Exchange
4 40 (2.03%) Apache
5 33 (1.68%) JBoss
5 33 (1.68%) WebSphere
6 32 (1.63%) Tomcat
7 31 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
8 25 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
9 21 (1.07%) OpenStack
10 19 (0.96%) SharePoint
11 17 (0.86%) WebLogic
12 12 (0.61%) GlassFish
13 10 (0.51%) nginx
14 9 (0.46%) Confluence
15 8 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
16 7 (0.36%) CICS
16 7 (0.36%) CMS
16 7 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
17 6 (0.30%) Moodle
Applications
1 114 (5.79%) MS Excel
2 45 (2.29%) MS Visio
3 29 (1.47%) MS Office
4 5 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.10%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (0.96%) Oracle Applications
2 13 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 11 (0.56%) Summit
4 5 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.10%) RMDS
5 2 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 47 (2.39%) Office 365
2 40 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (1.17%) IaaS
4 16 (0.81%) SaaS
5 14 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.61%) IBM SmartCloud
6 12 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
7 9 (0.46%) PaaS
8 8 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (0.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.051%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.051%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 1248 (63.38%) Firewall
2 644 (32.71%) Cisco ASA
3 597 (30.32%) BGP
4 584 (29.66%) WAN
5 539 (27.37%) Cisco Nexus
6 527 (26.76%) LAN
7 525 (26.66%) MPLS
8 508 (25.80%) OSPF
9 464 (23.57%) Network Security
10 368 (18.69%) TCP/IP
11 362 (18.38%) VPN
12 325 (16.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 310 (15.74%) Wireless
14 285 (14.47%) EIGRP
15 278 (14.12%) DNS
16 241 (12.24%) BIG-IP
17 210 (10.67%) SSL
18 202 (10.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
19 184 (9.34%) Cisco IOS
20 171 (8.68%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (4.06%) SQL Server
2 37 (1.88%) MySQL
3 19 (0.96%) Relational Database
4 17 (0.86%) Oracle Database
5 16 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (0.51%) NoSQL
7 8 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (0.41%) Redis
7 8 (0.41%) DB2
8 7 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (0.30%) Riak
10 3 (0.15%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.15%) Couchbase
11 2 (0.10%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (0.10%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.10%) SQLPlus
12 1 (0.051%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.051%) Big Data
12 1 (0.051%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 23 (1.17%) Subversion
2 19 (0.96%) Jenkins
3 18 (0.91%) Git (software)
4 12 (0.61%) JIRA
5 9 (0.46%) Hudson
6 8 (0.41%) Rational Performance Tester
6 8 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 7 (0.36%) QuickTest Pro
7 7 (0.36%) LoadRunner
8 4 (0.20%) Ant
9 3 (0.15%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.10%) RSpec
10 2 (0.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.10%) Maven
General
1 387 (19.65%) Finance
2 150 (7.62%) Telecoms
3 101 (5.13%) Banking
4 40 (2.03%) Retail
5 36 (1.83%) Manufacturing
6 32 (1.63%) Marketing
7 29 (1.47%) Law
8 26 (1.32%) Legal
9 21 (1.07%) Advertising
9 21 (1.07%) Electronics
10 15 (0.76%) Games
11 13 (0.66%) Back Office
12 11 (0.56%) Publishing
13 10 (0.51%) Online Betting
13 10 (0.51%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.46%) Billing
15 5 (0.25%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.25%) Local Government
15 5 (0.25%) French Language
Job Titles
1 861 (43.73%) Network Engineer
2 251 (12.75%) Senior Network Engineer
3 232 (11.78%) Consultant
4 210 (10.67%) Architect
5 175 (8.89%) Security Engineer
6 166 (8.43%) Network Architect
7 124 (6.30%) Support Engineer
8 112 (5.69%) Network Consultant
9 110 (5.59%) Network Support
10 103 (5.23%) Network Security Engineer
11 96 (4.88%) Analyst
12 83 (4.22%) Cisco Engineer
13 81 (4.11%) Network Support Engineer
14 73 (3.71%) Senior Consultant
15 72 (3.66%) Security Consultant
16 59 (3.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
17 58 (2.95%) Technical Consultant
18 52 (2.64%) Administrator
18 52 (2.64%) Network Specialist
19 48 (2.44%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (1.98%) CSS
2 28 (1.42%) Web Services
3 22 (1.12%) Middleware
4 18 (0.91%) RESTful
5 16 (0.81%) XML
5 16 (0.81%) SOAP
6 14 (0.71%) Java EE
7 12 (0.61%) XMPP
7 12 (0.61%) LAMP
7 12 (0.61%) HTML
8 11 (0.56%) Memcached
9 5 (0.25%) WSDL
9 5 (0.25%) J2EE
10 4 (0.20%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (0.20%) Spring
10 4 (0.20%) MAPI
11 3 (0.15%) ActiveMQ
11 3 (0.15%) AppFabric
12 2 (0.10%) Oracle Fusion
12 2 (0.10%) WSRP
Miscellaneous
1 475 (24.12%) Data Centre
2 92 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (2.95%) Management Information System
4 45 (2.29%) Computer Science
5 41 (2.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 33 (1.68%) Statistics
7 24 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
8 21 (1.07%) PKI
9 18 (0.91%) Blackberry
10 17 (0.86%) FlexPod
11 16 (0.81%) Replication
12 15 (0.76%) Public Cloud
13 13 (0.66%) DTV
13 13 (0.66%) CMDB
14 12 (0.61%) Hedge funds
14 12 (0.61%) Private Cloud
14 12 (0.61%) User Experience
15 11 (0.56%) Thin Client
15 11 (0.56%) Digital Media
15 11 (0.56%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 386 (19.60%) Linux
2 366 (18.59%) Windows
3 175 (8.89%) UNIX
4 93 (4.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 84 (4.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 79 (4.01%) Windows Server 2003
7 60 (3.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 56 (2.84%) Solaris
9 23 (1.17%) CentOS
10 21 (1.07%) Windows 2000
11 12 (0.61%) Ubuntu
12 10 (0.51%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.25%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.20%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.20%) Android
14 4 (0.20%) Debian
15 2 (0.10%) CoreOS
15 2 (0.10%) VMS
16 1 (0.051%) AIX
16 1 (0.051%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 520 (26.41%) Load Balancing
2 444 (22.55%) ITIL
3 271 (13.76%) Network Design
4 157 (7.97%) Service Delivery
5 118 (5.99%) Network Management
6 108 (5.49%) Network Monitoring
7 91 (4.62%) Agile Software Development
8 89 (4.52%) Disaster Recovery
9 88 (4.47%) Incident Management
10 86 (4.37%) E-Commerce
11 85 (4.32%) Change Management
12 78 (3.96%) Information Security
13 74 (3.76%) Mentoring
14 73 (3.71%) Project Management
15 66 (3.35%) PRINCE2
16 61 (3.10%) Migration
17 56 (2.84%) Security Architecture
17 56 (2.84%) Kalman Filter
18 54 (2.74%) Root Cause Analysis
18 54 (2.74%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (3.71%) Perl
2 68 (3.45%) SQL
3 67 (3.40%) PowerShell
4 40 (2.03%) Bash Shell
5 37 (1.88%) Python
6 36 (1.83%) Java
7 18 (0.91%) PHP
8 17 (0.86%) Shell Script
9 16 (0.81%) Ruby
10 13 (0.66%) Korn
11 10 (0.51%) VB
12 9 (0.46%) C
13 7 (0.36%) REXX
13 7 (0.36%) JCL
13 7 (0.36%) COBOL
13 7 (0.36%) JavaScript
14 5 (0.25%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.20%) C++
16 3 (0.15%) Ada
17 2 (0.10%) C#
Qualifications
1 1070 (54.34%) Cisco Certification
2 735 (37.33%) CCNP
3 433 (21.99%) CCNA
4 320 (16.25%) CCIE
5 165 (8.38%) CCSE
6 163 (8.28%) Security Cleared
7 161 (8.18%) Degree
8 139 (7.06%) SC Cleared
9 116 (5.89%) CCSA
10 72 (3.66%) CCDP
11 62 (3.15%) ITIL Certification
12 59 (3.00%) JNCIP
13 55 (2.79%) CISSP
14 52 (2.64%) CCSP
15 34 (1.73%) CCIP
16 31 (1.57%) JNCIS
16 31 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
17 30 (1.52%) HP ASE
18 29 (1.47%) CCDA
19 27 (1.37%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 166 (8.43%) SLA
2 63 (3.20%) PCI DSS
3 40 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (0.91%) QA
5 12 (0.61%) COBIT
6 6 (0.30%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.20%) ISO 9000
7 4 (0.20%) BS7799
System Software
1 249 (12.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 129 (6.55%) Active Directory
3 58 (2.95%) Hyper-V
4 52 (2.64%) VMware ESX
5 48 (2.44%) vSphere
6 26 (1.32%) XenServer
7 24 (1.22%) VMware Workstation
8 21 (1.07%) ProxySG
9 20 (1.02%) Firmware
10 15 (0.76%) vCloud
11 14 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
12 11 (0.56%) NFS
13 8 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
13 8 (0.41%) Varnish
14 7 (0.36%) RACF
14 7 (0.36%) iptables
15 6 (0.30%) XenApp
16 5 (0.25%) Terminal Services
16 5 (0.25%) KVM
17 4 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 55 (2.79%) CiscoWorks
2 42 (2.13%) Puppet
3 41 (2.08%) FortiGate
4 37 (1.88%) Cisco Prime
5 30 (1.52%) Cacti
5 30 (1.52%) Nagios
6 29 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
7 23 (1.17%) SCCM
7 23 (1.17%) SCOM
7 23 (1.17%) Ansible
8 16 (0.81%) Cisco CUCM
9 15 (0.76%) SolarWinds Orion
10 12 (0.61%) HAProxy
11 11 (0.56%) Legato
11 11 (0.56%) OpenNMS
12 10 (0.51%) Cisco UCCX
13 9 (0.46%) OPNET
13 9 (0.46%) Cisco UCCE
14 8 (0.41%) CA Spectrum
14 8 (0.41%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 1680 (85.32%) Cisco
2 945 (47.99%) Juniper
3 857 (43.52%) CheckPoint
4 356 (18.08%) VMware
5 310 (15.74%) HP
6 251 (12.75%) Blue Coat
7 228 (11.58%) Riverbed
8 222 (11.27%) Microsoft
9 170 (8.63%) Fortinet
10 166 (8.43%) Citrix
11 138 (7.01%) SolarWinds
12 95 (4.82%) Red Hat
13 92 (4.67%) McAfee
14 83 (4.22%) EMC
15 76 (3.86%) Oracle
16 74 (3.76%) Avaya
17 71 (3.61%) Sourcefire
18 62 (3.15%) NetApp
19 48 (2.44%) Brocade
20 47 (2.39%) IBM
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Posted: 14 hours ago
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Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
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Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: Competitive Salary plus Benefits
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Salary: Competitive Salary plus Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + 10% Bonus
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Salary: £40000 - £54000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
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Salary: Competitive
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