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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 305 346 408
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +62
Permanent jobs citing F5 966 870 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.03% 0.89% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 2.27% 1.87% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 767 717 465
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,950 £35,125
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
42480 46507 46322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 45.43% 47.53% 47.13%
Number of salaries quoted 35238 38586 37137
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,014 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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 -19 325 £57,500 +4.54% 38
South East +50 320 £52,000 +9.47% 31
East of England +49 105 £55,000 +10.00% 14
Yorkshire +33 85 £50,000 -4.76% 9
East Midlands +26 35 £45,750 +47.46% 2
North West +42 30 £40,375 -26.59% 3
West Midlands -13 28 £47,500 -17.39% 1
South West -23 28 £54,145 +17.07% 2
North East +5 2 £28,000 -45.36%
F5
UK

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1379 (80.13%) Cisco
2 1139 (66.18%) Firewall
3 957 (55.61%) Cisco Certification
4 768 (44.63%) CheckPoint
5 747 (43.40%) CCNP
6 716 (41.60%) Juniper
7 610 (35.44%) Cisco ASA
8 535 (31.09%) WAN
9 521 (30.27%) Load Balancing
10 497 (28.88%) Cisco Nexus
11 485 (28.18%) LAN
12 444 (25.80%) Linux
13 425 (24.69%) Network Security
14 423 (24.58%) Data Centre
15 407 (23.65%) BGP
16 388 (22.55%) Palo Alto
17 385 (22.37%) MPLS
18 381 (22.14%) OSPF
19 359 (20.86%) VPN
20 355 (20.63%) Wireless
21 337 (19.58%) TCP/IP
22 333 (19.35%) Windows
23 325 (18.88%) ITIL
24 313 (18.19%) CCIE
25 308 (17.90%) VMware
26 295 (17.14%) CCNA
27 290 (16.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
28 272 (15.80%) Finance
29 269 (15.63%) DNS
30 242 (14.06%) Blue Coat

F5
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (4.42%) Apache
2 56 (3.25%) Skype for Business
3 54 (3.14%) IIS
4 51 (2.96%) MS Exchange
5 43 (2.50%) CloudStack
6 35 (2.03%) Tomcat
7 33 (1.92%) JBoss
7 33 (1.92%) nginx
8 30 (1.74%) SharePoint
9 29 (1.69%) WebLogic
10 26 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2010
11 20 (1.16%) OpenStack
12 14 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
12 14 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
13 12 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
14 10 (0.58%) WebSphere
15 5 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 5 (0.29%) Node.js
15 5 (0.29%) SAS
16 4 (0.23%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 89 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 46 (2.67%) MS Visio
3 25 (1.45%) MS Office
4 1 (0.058%) MS Project
4 1 (0.058%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.058%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.058%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 91 (5.29%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (1.51%) IaaS
4 25 (1.45%) SaaS
5 11 (0.64%) Mimecast
6 9 (0.52%) Office 365
7 6 (0.35%) IBM PureFlex
8 4 (0.23%) PaaS
9 3 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.12%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.058%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.058%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.058%) GitHub
11 1 (0.058%) IBM SmartCloud
11 1 (0.058%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1139 (66.18%) Firewall
2 610 (35.44%) Cisco ASA
3 535 (31.09%) WAN
4 497 (28.88%) Cisco Nexus
5 485 (28.18%) LAN
6 425 (24.69%) Network Security
7 407 (23.65%) BGP
8 385 (22.37%) MPLS
9 381 (22.14%) OSPF
10 359 (20.86%) VPN
11 355 (20.63%) Wireless
12 337 (19.58%) TCP/IP
13 290 (16.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 269 (15.63%) DNS
15 219 (12.73%) BIG-IP
16 188 (10.92%) VoIP
17 180 (10.46%) Cisco IOS
18 176 (10.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
19 174 (10.11%) EIGRP
20 169 (9.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (4.47%) SQL Server
2 51 (2.96%) MySQL
3 38 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
4 36 (2.09%) Informix
5 25 (1.45%) MongoDB
6 24 (1.39%) Hadoop
7 23 (1.34%) NoSQL
8 20 (1.16%) Big Data
8 20 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (0.81%) Relational Database
10 11 (0.64%) Oracle Database
10 11 (0.64%) Redis
11 9 (0.52%) Couchbase
12 6 (0.35%) RDBMS
12 6 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (0.29%) SQL Server 2014
14 3 (0.17%) OLTP
15 2 (0.12%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 53 (3.08%) Jenkins
2 43 (2.50%) Git (software)
3 23 (1.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 17 (0.99%) JIRA
5 12 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 12 (0.70%) Subversion
6 8 (0.46%) Ant
6 8 (0.46%) Maven
6 8 (0.46%) TeamCity
7 6 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.23%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.12%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.12%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.12%) Toad
10 1 (0.058%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 272 (15.80%) Finance
2 124 (7.21%) Telecoms
3 106 (6.16%) Banking
4 58 (3.37%) German Language
5 53 (3.08%) Retail
6 48 (2.79%) French Language
7 33 (1.92%) Investment Banking
8 29 (1.69%) Financial Institution
9 26 (1.51%) Legal
10 23 (1.34%) Manufacturing
11 21 (1.22%) Back Office
12 18 (1.05%) Games
13 16 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
14 15 (0.87%) Marketing
15 12 (0.70%) Law
16 11 (0.64%) Multimedia
16 11 (0.64%) Online Betting
17 5 (0.29%) Electronics
18 4 (0.23%) Aerospace
18 4 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 728 (42.30%) Network Engineer
2 255 (14.82%) Security Engineer
3 249 (14.47%) Cisco Engineer
4 230 (13.36%) Senior Network Engineer
5 205 (11.91%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 197 (11.45%) Architect
7 180 (10.46%) Network Security Engineer
8 149 (8.66%) Consultant
9 132 (7.67%) Analyst
10 120 (6.97%) Network Architect
11 98 (5.69%) Support Engineer
12 93 (5.40%) Juniper Engineer
13 91 (5.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 87 (5.06%) Network Support
15 78 (4.53%) Security Consultant
16 77 (4.47%) Network Consultant
17 76 (4.42%) Network Analyst
18 69 (4.01%) Linux Engineer
19 68 (3.95%) Firewall Engineer
20 64 (3.72%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (2.27%) 802.1X
2 38 (2.21%) Middleware
3 24 (1.39%) J2EE
3 24 (1.39%) Web Services
4 23 (1.34%) LAMP
5 21 (1.22%) CSS
5 21 (1.22%) RabbitMQ
6 14 (0.81%) REST
7 13 (0.76%) SOAP
8 11 (0.64%) .NET
8 11 (0.64%) ActiveMQ
9 8 (0.46%) LEMP Stack
10 7 (0.41%) XML
11 6 (0.35%) WebCenter
12 5 (0.29%) Java EE
13 3 (0.17%) COM
13 3 (0.17%) JSON
13 3 (0.17%) LAPP Stack
13 3 (0.17%) Spring
13 3 (0.17%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 423 (24.58%) Data Centre
2 111 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 64 (3.72%) Clustering
4 57 (3.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 36 (2.09%) Computer Science
6 22 (1.28%) iPad
6 22 (1.28%) Replication
7 19 (1.10%) Management Information System
7 19 (1.10%) PKI
8 18 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
9 16 (0.93%) Cyberthreat
9 16 (0.93%) Hedge funds
9 16 (0.93%) Statistics
10 15 (0.87%) Algorithms
11 14 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
12 13 (0.76%) Mainframe
13 12 (0.70%) Public Cloud
13 12 (0.70%) Visualisation
14 11 (0.64%) Driving Licence
14 11 (0.64%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 444 (25.80%) Linux
2 333 (19.35%) Windows
3 213 (12.38%) Unix
4 115 (6.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 115 (6.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 106 (6.16%) Solaris
6 98 (5.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 77 (4.47%) Windows Server
8 66 (3.83%) Windows 2000
9 41 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 23 (1.34%) CentOS
11 13 (0.76%) Ubuntu
12 9 (0.52%) Debian
13 8 (0.46%) AIX
13 8 (0.46%) CatOS
14 6 (0.35%) Android
15 4 (0.23%) Data ONTAP
15 4 (0.23%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.12%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 1 (0.058%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 521 (30.27%) Load Balancing
2 325 (18.88%) ITIL
3 186 (10.81%) Presales
4 172 (9.99%) High Availability
5 164 (9.53%) Network Design
6 140 (8.13%) Mentoring
7 116 (6.74%) Information Security
8 103 (5.98%) Network Management
9 101 (5.87%) Service Delivery
10 91 (5.29%) PRINCE2
11 84 (4.88%) Network Architecture
12 75 (4.36%) Disaster Recovery
13 71 (4.13%) Change Management
14 68 (3.95%) Risk Management
15 66 (3.83%) Configuration Management
15 66 (3.83%) Network Monitoring
16 64 (3.72%) Project Management
17 63 (3.66%) Capacity Planning
17 63 (3.66%) E-Commerce
17 63 (3.66%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 131 (7.61%) Python
2 130 (7.55%) Perl
3 95 (5.52%) Bash Shell
4 73 (4.24%) Ruby
5 66 (3.83%) PowerShell
6 59 (3.43%) SQL
7 45 (2.61%) PHP
8 39 (2.27%) Java
9 26 (1.51%) Shell Script
10 16 (0.93%) VB
11 14 (0.81%) JavaScript
11 14 (0.81%) Tcl
12 9 (0.52%) C
13 4 (0.23%) C#
14 3 (0.17%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.17%) VBScript
15 2 (0.12%) C++
15 2 (0.12%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.058%) Korn
Qualifications
1 957 (55.61%) Cisco Certification
2 747 (43.40%) CCNP
3 313 (18.19%) CCIE
4 295 (17.14%) CCNA
5 149 (8.66%) CCSE
6 137 (7.96%) Degree
7 136 (7.90%) CCDP
8 102 (5.93%) Security Cleared
9 94 (5.46%) CCSA
10 88 (5.11%) CCSP
11 75 (4.36%) CCDA
12 70 (4.07%) SC Cleared
13 52 (3.02%) JNCIP
14 43 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
15 40 (2.32%) JNCIS
16 38 (2.21%) Check Point Certification
17 36 (2.09%) JNCIA
18 34 (1.98%) MCSE
19 33 (1.92%) JNCIE
20 30 (1.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (7.55%) SLA
2 42 (2.44%) PCI DSS
3 39 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (0.52%) QA
6 5 (0.29%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.23%) COBIT
8 1 (0.058%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.058%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.058%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.058%) SAS 70
System Software
1 224 (13.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 136 (7.90%) Active Directory
3 56 (3.25%) vSphere
4 38 (2.21%) Hyper-V
5 24 (1.39%) XenApp
6 19 (1.10%) ProxySG
7 18 (1.05%) Docker
8 16 (0.93%) Firmware
9 15 (0.87%) Terminal Services
10 14 (0.81%) Squid
10 14 (0.81%) Varnish
11 13 (0.76%) Forefront TMG
12 12 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
13 11 (0.64%) XenDesktop
14 10 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
15 8 (0.46%) iptables
16 7 (0.41%) ISA Server
17 6 (0.35%) Snort
18 5 (0.29%) NFS
18 5 (0.29%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 114 (6.62%) Opscode Chef
2 85 (4.94%) Nagios
3 82 (4.76%) Cacti
4 71 (4.13%) Salt
5 64 (3.72%) FortiGate
5 64 (3.72%) Puppet
6 49 (2.85%) Ansible
7 46 (2.67%) SolarWinds Orion
8 42 (2.44%) Opsview
9 40 (2.32%) Cisco CUCM
10 37 (2.15%) Graphite
11 36 (2.09%) Grafana
12 33 (1.92%) CiscoWorks
13 29 (1.69%) Cisco LMS
14 23 (1.34%) HP NNM
15 22 (1.28%) Cisco Prime
15 22 (1.28%) Cisco UCCX
16 20 (1.16%) CFEngine
16 20 (1.16%) SCOM
17 17 (0.99%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 1379 (80.13%) Cisco
2 768 (44.63%) CheckPoint
3 716 (41.60%) Juniper
4 388 (22.55%) Palo Alto
5 308 (17.90%) VMware
6 242 (14.06%) Blue Coat
7 198 (11.50%) Microsoft
8 160 (9.30%) HP
9 140 (8.13%) Riverbed
10 139 (8.08%) Red Hat
11 126 (7.32%) Fortinet
12 118 (6.86%) Sourcefire
13 115 (6.68%) SolarWinds
14 110 (6.39%) Intel Security
15 105 (6.10%) Citrix
16 81 (4.71%) Crossbeam
17 79 (4.59%) Oracle
18 69 (4.01%) Aruba
19 62 (3.60%) EMC
20 55 (3.20%) Forcepoint
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Car Allowance, Bonus, Benfits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 10% On Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £38000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Salary Details circa £50k + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: £30,000 per annum plus 20% shift allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + On Call Over Time £4,500
Posted: Yesterday
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + Certifications
Posted: Yesterday
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + Fantastic Training Scheme + Certs
Posted: Yesterday
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + Training + Certs
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50,000 to £60,000 base salary plus 10% bonus plus benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 4k Car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £38000 - £44000 per annum + Bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Fixed Term placement
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Expert Employment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
CACI Network Services
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £35,000 to £44,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + on-call + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum + Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + On-call allowance + bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + negotiable with benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago