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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 316 373 392
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +19
Permanent jobs citing F5 920 693 645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.88% 0.68% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 1.83% 1.43% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 749 533 521
Average salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
50347 48611 51066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 47.93% 47.55% 46.83%
Number of salaries quoted 41532 39379 43391
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 £67,500 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +45 360 £55,000 - 31
South East +42 303 £50,000 - 15
East of England +21 60 £50,000 -11.11% 12
South West +29 56 £50,000 +11.11% 9
Yorkshire -4 56 £52,500 +50.00% 3
West Midlands -1 44 £45,000 -10.00% 2
North West -22 23 £67,500 +35.00% 1
East Midlands +24 10 £37,500 -31.81% 1
North East - 3 £52,500 -
F5
UK

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1421 (75.95%) Cisco
2 1169 (62.48%) Firewall
3 956 (51.10%) Juniper
4 869 (46.45%) Cisco Certification
5 736 (39.34%) CheckPoint
6 641 (34.26%) CCNP
7 511 (27.31%) ITIL
8 492 (26.30%) Load Balancing
9 475 (25.39%) Cisco ASA
10 461 (24.64%) WAN
11 436 (23.30%) Network Security
12 412 (22.02%) VMware
13 408 (21.81%) BGP
14 407 (21.75%) VPN
15 395 (21.11%) Finance
16 392 (20.95%) Linux
17 377 (20.15%) Windows
18 373 (19.94%) LAN
19 372 (19.88%) MPLS
20 358 (19.13%) Cisco Nexus
21 356 (19.03%) TCP/IP
22 345 (18.44%) OSPF
23 328 (17.53%) Wireless
24 312 (16.68%) CCNA
25 308 (16.46%) DNS
26 301 (16.09%) CCIE
27 300 (16.03%) VMware Infrastructure
28 254 (13.58%) HP
29 240 (12.83%) Network Design
30 236 (12.61%) Blue Coat

F5
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 112 (5.99%) Apache
2 97 (5.18%) MS Exchange
3 95 (5.08%) Tomcat
4 92 (4.92%) IIS
5 64 (3.42%) Lync
6 46 (2.46%) SharePoint
7 43 (2.30%) JBoss
8 39 (2.08%) WebLogic
9 29 (1.55%) Node.js
10 23 (1.23%) WebSphere
11 22 (1.18%) nginx
12 21 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
12 21 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
13 15 (0.80%) Moodle
13 15 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
14 13 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 12 (0.64%) Lotus Domino
16 11 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
17 10 (0.53%) OpenStack
17 10 (0.53%) GlassFish
Applications
1 146 (7.80%) MS Excel
2 106 (5.67%) MS Office
3 77 (4.12%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.48%) MS Project
5 1 (0.053%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (0.32%) Magento
2 2 (0.11%) RMDS
2 2 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 50 (2.67%) Office 365
2 37 (1.98%) SaaS
3 16 (0.86%) IaaS
4 13 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (0.53%) IBM SmartCloud
6 9 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (0.27%) PaaS
7 5 (0.27%) OpenShift
8 4 (0.21%) GitHub
8 4 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1169 (62.48%) Firewall
2 475 (25.39%) Cisco ASA
3 461 (24.64%) WAN
4 436 (23.30%) Network Security
5 408 (21.81%) BGP
6 407 (21.75%) VPN
7 373 (19.94%) LAN
8 372 (19.88%) MPLS
9 358 (19.13%) Cisco Nexus
10 356 (19.03%) TCP/IP
11 345 (18.44%) OSPF
12 328 (17.53%) Wireless
13 308 (16.46%) DNS
14 226 (12.08%) EIGRP
15 218 (11.65%) SSL
16 184 (9.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 181 (9.67%) BIG-IP
18 167 (8.93%) Internet
19 163 (8.71%) SAN
20 144 (7.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (7.22%) SQL Server
2 73 (3.90%) MySQL
3 30 (1.60%) Relational Database
4 17 (0.91%) RDBMS
5 15 (0.80%) DB2
6 14 (0.75%) Informix
7 12 (0.64%) Data Mining
8 6 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (0.21%) Redis
11 3 (0.16%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.16%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (0.16%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.16%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.11%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.11%) SQLPlus
12 2 (0.11%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.11%) Oracle9i Database
12 2 (0.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (1.12%) Subversion
2 20 (1.07%) Git (software)
3 13 (0.69%) JIRA
3 13 (0.69%) Jenkins
4 10 (0.53%) Rational Performance Tester
5 8 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (0.21%) Hudson
General
1 395 (21.11%) Finance
2 108 (5.77%) Telecoms
3 90 (4.81%) Banking
4 45 (2.41%) Law
5 41 (2.19%) Retail
6 30 (1.60%) Back Office
7 25 (1.34%) Publishing
8 23 (1.23%) Investment Banking
9 18 (0.96%) Legal
10 17 (0.91%) Marketing
10 17 (0.91%) Games
11 16 (0.86%) Manufacturing
12 12 (0.64%) French Language
13 11 (0.59%) German Language
13 11 (0.59%) Advertising
14 5 (0.27%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.27%) Billing
15 1 (0.053%) Local Government
15 1 (0.053%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.053%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 668 (35.70%) Network Engineer
2 278 (14.86%) Architect
3 203 (10.85%) Security Engineer
4 197 (10.53%) Senior Network Engineer
5 182 (9.73%) Network Architect
5 182 (9.73%) Consultant
6 133 (7.11%) Analyst
7 131 (7.00%) Network Security Engineer
8 99 (5.29%) Senior Architect
9 98 (5.24%) Senior Network Architect
10 94 (5.02%) Security Consultant
11 92 (4.92%) Support Engineer
12 77 (4.12%) Administrator
13 70 (3.74%) Network Consultant
14 61 (3.26%) Team Leader
15 56 (2.99%) Network Support
16 55 (2.94%) Network Analyst
17 51 (2.73%) Security Analyst
17 51 (2.73%) Network Team Leader
18 49 (2.62%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (2.99%) CSS
2 37 (1.98%) RabbitMQ
3 33 (1.76%) ActiveMQ
4 30 (1.60%) HTML
5 28 (1.50%) XML
6 23 (1.23%) .NET
7 21 (1.12%) Middleware
8 16 (0.86%) SOAP
9 14 (0.75%) LAMP
9 14 (0.75%) J2EE
9 14 (0.75%) ASP.NET
10 12 (0.64%) Web Services
11 9 (0.48%) Memcached
12 6 (0.32%) jQuery
12 6 (0.32%) .NET Framework
13 5 (0.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 5 (0.27%) REST
13 5 (0.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (0.27%) WinForms
13 5 (0.27%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 71 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (2.35%) Management Information System
3 38 (2.03%) Computer Science
4 35 (1.87%) Open Source
5 32 (1.71%) Clustering
6 27 (1.44%) Replication
7 22 (1.18%) Blackberry
8 20 (1.07%) CLARiiON
9 17 (0.91%) FlexPod
10 14 (0.75%) Fat Client
10 14 (0.75%) Thin Client
10 14 (0.75%) Statistics
11 12 (0.64%) PKI
11 12 (0.64%) CMDB
11 12 (0.64%) Enterprise Storage
12 11 (0.59%) IBM XIV
12 11 (0.59%) VLE
13 10 (0.53%) CESG
14 8 (0.43%) Client/Server
15 7 (0.37%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 392 (20.95%) Linux
2 377 (20.15%) Windows
3 175 (9.35%) UNIX
4 84 (4.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 76 (4.06%) Solaris
6 70 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 68 (3.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 59 (3.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 45 (2.41%) CentOS
10 26 (1.39%) Windows 7
11 25 (1.34%) Windows XP
12 19 (1.02%) Ubuntu
13 13 (0.69%) Windows 2000
14 11 (0.59%) Oracle Linux
14 11 (0.59%) Windows 8
15 10 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
15 10 (0.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 8 (0.43%) AIX
17 3 (0.16%) HPUX
18 2 (0.11%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 511 (27.31%) ITIL
2 492 (26.30%) Load Balancing
3 240 (12.83%) Network Design
4 140 (7.48%) Project Management
5 132 (7.06%) Change Management
6 124 (6.63%) Agile Software Development
7 123 (6.57%) Information Security
8 121 (6.47%) Network Management
9 93 (4.97%) Service Delivery
10 91 (4.86%) Network Monitoring
11 83 (4.44%) Kalman Filter
12 80 (4.28%) E-Commerce
13 78 (4.17%) PRINCE2
14 65 (3.47%) Change Control
15 63 (3.37%) Migration
16 60 (3.21%) Mentoring
17 59 (3.15%) Service Management
18 57 (3.05%) Performance Tuning
19 55 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
20 54 (2.89%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 148 (7.91%) SQL
2 103 (5.51%) Perl
3 73 (3.90%) Java
4 70 (3.74%) Bash Shell
5 56 (2.99%) PowerShell
6 54 (2.89%) PHP
7 49 (2.62%) Python
8 34 (1.82%) C
9 33 (1.76%) Ruby
10 29 (1.55%) Shell Script
11 22 (1.18%) C++
12 21 (1.12%) JavaScript
13 18 (0.96%) VB
14 10 (0.53%) Korn
14 10 (0.53%) C#
15 5 (0.27%) VB.NET
15 5 (0.27%) Tcl
16 4 (0.21%) VBScript
17 3 (0.16%) AWK
17 3 (0.16%) sed
Qualifications
1 869 (46.45%) Cisco Certification
2 641 (34.26%) CCNP
3 312 (16.68%) CCNA
4 301 (16.09%) CCIE
5 225 (12.03%) Security Cleared
6 187 (9.99%) SC Cleared
7 126 (6.73%) Degree
8 114 (6.09%) CCSE
9 84 (4.49%) CCDP
10 72 (3.85%) CCSA
11 55 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
12 49 (2.62%) JNCIA
13 47 (2.51%) MCSE
14 45 (2.41%) CCSP
15 44 (2.35%) CCIP
16 42 (2.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 41 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
18 39 (2.08%) CISSP
18 39 (2.08%) CCDA
19 29 (1.55%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (6.73%) SLA
2 105 (5.61%) PCI DSS
3 75 (4.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 27 (1.44%) QA
5 22 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 17 (0.91%) COBIT
7 13 (0.69%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.053%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.053%) BS7799
System Software
1 300 (16.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 213 (11.38%) Active Directory
3 69 (3.69%) Hyper-V
4 63 (3.37%) VMware ESX
5 61 (3.26%) vSphere
6 55 (2.94%) Firmware
7 45 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
8 44 (2.35%) UAG
9 42 (2.24%) ISA Server
10 33 (1.76%) Forefront TMG
11 31 (1.66%) ProxySG
12 15 (0.80%) Xen
12 15 (0.80%) KVM
13 12 (0.64%) vCloud
13 12 (0.64%) NFS
14 11 (0.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 10 (0.53%) XenServer
15 10 (0.53%) XenDesktop
16 7 (0.37%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 7 (0.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 72 (3.85%) Nagios
2 65 (3.47%) Cacti
3 60 (3.21%) FortiGate
4 51 (2.73%) Puppet
5 48 (2.57%) SCCM
6 46 (2.46%) SCOM
7 33 (1.76%) HP NNM
8 32 (1.71%) Ansible
9 23 (1.23%) ZABBIX
10 19 (1.02%) CiscoWorks
10 19 (1.02%) Cisco Prime
11 18 (0.96%) Salt
12 16 (0.86%) ARCserve
13 15 (0.80%) NetBackup
13 15 (0.80%) CFEngine
14 13 (0.69%) OpenView
15 12 (0.64%) SolarWinds Orion
16 11 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
17 10 (0.53%) EMC NetWorker
18 9 (0.48%) RANCID
Vendors
1 1421 (75.95%) Cisco
2 956 (51.10%) Juniper
3 736 (39.34%) CheckPoint
4 412 (22.02%) VMware
5 254 (13.58%) HP
6 236 (12.61%) Blue Coat
7 232 (12.40%) Microsoft
8 185 (9.89%) Fortinet
9 142 (7.59%) Citrix
10 137 (7.32%) EMC
11 136 (7.27%) Riverbed
12 133 (7.11%) Websense
13 130 (6.95%) Red Hat
14 126 (6.73%) SolarWinds
15 116 (6.20%) Oracle
16 95 (5.08%) NetApp
17 88 (4.70%) Aruba
18 82 (4.38%) McAfee
19 81 (4.33%) IBM
20 53 (2.83%) Sourcefire
South East
Acumin
Salary: £75,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £42500 per annum + £3,000 on-call + OT + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Radley James Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Basic salary to £70,000 + 20% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
NAK Consulting
Salary: DOE + Bonus (10%) + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum inclusive of package
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Roc Search
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
TJX
Salary: Unspecified £Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: From £35,000 to £39,400 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Posted: 9 days ago