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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 296 383 408
Rank change year-on-year
+87 +25
Permanent jobs citing F5 973 639 632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.92% 0.64% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 1.94% 1.34% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 785 541 516
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,800 £37,309 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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
50150 47615 52757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 47.61% 47.46% 48.05%
Number of salaries quoted 40238 39442 44479
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 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 October 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 October 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 +51 421 £55,000 - 39
South East +53 294 £50,000 +5.26% 26
Yorkshire +25 96 £55,000 +62.96% 5
East of England +23 49 £53,750 +19.44% 1
West Midlands +8 34 £52,500 +23.52% 5
South West -6 32 £51,250 +20.58% 10
North West +4 29 £50,000 -14.52%
East Midlands -4 7 £39,000 - 2
North East - 5 £21,000 -
F5
UK

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 1258 (72.13%) Cisco
2 1063 (60.95%) Firewall
3 845 (48.45%) Juniper
4 717 (41.11%) Cisco Certification
5 704 (40.37%) CheckPoint
6 576 (33.03%) CCNP
7 472 (27.06%) Load Balancing
8 439 (25.17%) WAN
9 426 (24.43%) ITIL
10 415 (23.80%) VMware
11 405 (23.22%) Windows
11 405 (23.22%) Linux
12 361 (20.70%) Cisco ASA
13 347 (19.90%) Network Security
13 347 (19.90%) Finance
14 346 (19.84%) VPN
15 333 (19.09%) LAN
16 331 (18.98%) TCP/IP
16 331 (18.98%) BGP
17 305 (17.49%) MPLS
18 288 (16.51%) VMware Infrastructure
19 285 (16.34%) OSPF
20 274 (15.71%) DNS
21 255 (14.62%) Cisco Nexus
22 252 (14.45%) CCNA
23 242 (13.88%) HP
24 239 (13.70%) Network Design
25 238 (13.65%) Blue Coat
26 236 (13.53%) CCIE
27 221 (12.67%) Wireless

F5
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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
1 163 (9.35%) Apache
2 139 (7.97%) Tomcat
3 87 (4.99%) IIS
4 76 (4.36%) MS Exchange
5 66 (3.78%) WebLogic
6 62 (3.56%) WebSphere
7 47 (2.69%) SharePoint
8 44 (2.52%) Node.js
9 37 (2.12%) nginx
10 34 (1.95%) Lync
11 33 (1.89%) WebLogic Portal
12 20 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
13 17 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
14 14 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
15 12 (0.69%) Lotus Domino
15 12 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
16 11 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
16 11 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 7 (0.40%) Moodle
18 6 (0.34%) Drupal
Applications
1 123 (7.05%) MS Excel
2 83 (4.76%) MS Office
3 70 (4.01%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.34%) MS Project
5 2 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (0.92%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (0.34%) Magento
3 2 (0.11%) RMDS
3 2 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 34 (1.95%) SaaS
2 31 (1.78%) Office 365
3 8 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.17%) PaaS
5 3 (0.17%) IBM SmartCloud
6 2 (0.11%) IaaS
6 2 (0.11%) GitHub
6 2 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1063 (60.95%) Firewall
2 439 (25.17%) WAN
3 361 (20.70%) Cisco ASA
4 347 (19.90%) Network Security
5 346 (19.84%) VPN
6 333 (19.09%) LAN
7 331 (18.98%) TCP/IP
7 331 (18.98%) BGP
8 305 (17.49%) MPLS
9 285 (16.34%) OSPF
10 274 (15.71%) DNS
11 255 (14.62%) Cisco Nexus
12 221 (12.67%) Wireless
13 217 (12.44%) SSL
14 214 (12.27%) Internet
15 210 (12.04%) BIG-IP
16 198 (11.35%) EIGRP
17 159 (9.12%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 149 (8.54%) SAN
19 143 (8.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (8.31%) SQL Server
2 101 (5.79%) MySQL
3 30 (1.72%) DB2
4 21 (1.20%) Relational Database
5 17 (0.97%) RDBMS
6 11 (0.63%) Informix
7 4 (0.23%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (0.23%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.23%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.11%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (0.11%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.11%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.11%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.11%) SQLPlus
9 2 (0.11%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.11%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.057%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 18 (1.03%) Subversion
1 18 (1.03%) Git (software)
2 16 (0.92%) Jenkins
3 10 (0.57%) JIRA
4 8 (0.46%) Hudson
5 6 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.11%) Rational Performance Tester
7 1 (0.057%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.057%) Maven
General
1 347 (19.90%) Finance
2 126 (7.22%) Telecoms
3 94 (5.39%) Banking
4 45 (2.58%) Retail
5 39 (2.24%) Investment Banking
5 39 (2.24%) Law
6 28 (1.61%) Games
7 22 (1.26%) German Language
8 18 (1.03%) Back Office
9 17 (0.97%) French Language
10 15 (0.86%) Publishing
10 15 (0.86%) Legal
11 14 (0.80%) Manufacturing
12 11 (0.63%) Marketing
13 9 (0.52%) Billing
14 8 (0.46%) Online Betting
15 7 (0.40%) Advertising
16 6 (0.34%) Financial Institution
17 1 (0.057%) Retail Banking
17 1 (0.057%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 539 (30.91%) Network Engineer
2 282 (16.17%) Architect
3 203 (11.64%) Consultant
4 161 (9.23%) Senior Network Engineer
5 151 (8.66%) Security Engineer
6 136 (7.80%) Network Architect
7 127 (7.28%) Analyst
8 85 (4.87%) Security Consultant
9 82 (4.70%) Network Security Engineer
10 78 (4.47%) Senior Architect
11 75 (4.30%) Network Consultant
12 71 (4.07%) Support Engineer
13 63 (3.61%) Infrastructure Architect
14 62 (3.56%) Senior Network Architect
15 60 (3.44%) Senior Analyst
16 57 (3.27%) Administrator
17 48 (2.75%) Network Analyst
17 48 (2.75%) Team Leader
17 48 (2.75%) Solutions Architect
18 45 (2.58%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (4.01%) RabbitMQ
2 64 (3.67%) ActiveMQ
3 51 (2.92%) XML
4 43 (2.47%) CSS
5 38 (2.18%) HTML
6 34 (1.95%) Web Services
6 34 (1.95%) J2EE
6 34 (1.95%) LAMP
7 28 (1.61%) SOAP
8 23 (1.32%) .NET
9 17 (0.97%) Middleware
10 14 (0.80%) ASP.NET
11 6 (0.34%) .NET Framework
12 5 (0.29%) jQuery
12 5 (0.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 5 (0.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (0.29%) WinForms
13 3 (0.17%) Java EE
13 3 (0.17%) REST
13 3 (0.17%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 57 (3.27%) Clustering
2 50 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (2.64%) Computer Science
4 42 (2.41%) Open Source
5 37 (2.12%) Replication
6 29 (1.66%) Symmetrix
6 29 (1.66%) RIA
7 23 (1.32%) Statistics
8 21 (1.20%) Management Information System
9 20 (1.15%) Blackberry
10 18 (1.03%) Enterprise Storage
11 16 (0.92%) Smartphone
12 12 (0.69%) CLARiiON
12 12 (0.69%) IBM XIV
12 12 (0.69%) Online Games
13 11 (0.63%) CESG
14 10 (0.57%) SecurID
14 10 (0.57%) Thin Client
14 10 (0.57%) User Experience
14 10 (0.57%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 405 (23.22%) Windows
1 405 (23.22%) Linux
2 140 (8.03%) UNIX
3 101 (5.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 92 (5.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 85 (4.87%) Solaris
6 68 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 60 (3.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 54 (3.10%) CentOS
9 36 (2.06%) Ubuntu
10 20 (1.15%) Windows 7
11 17 (0.97%) Windows XP
12 14 (0.80%) Windows 2000
13 10 (0.57%) AIX
13 10 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
14 9 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
15 4 (0.23%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.17%) Debian
17 2 (0.11%) Windows 8
18 1 (0.057%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 472 (27.06%) Load Balancing
2 426 (24.43%) ITIL
3 239 (13.70%) Network Design
4 168 (9.63%) Agile Software Development
5 146 (8.37%) Project Management
6 115 (6.59%) Network Management
7 110 (6.31%) Information Security
8 107 (6.14%) Change Management
9 85 (4.87%) E-Commerce
10 81 (4.64%) Service Delivery
11 65 (3.73%) PRINCE2
11 65 (3.73%) Network Monitoring
11 65 (3.73%) Kalman Filter
12 59 (3.38%) Data Security
12 59 (3.38%) Change Control
13 55 (3.15%) TOGAF
13 55 (3.15%) Low Latency
14 50 (2.87%) Incident Management
15 48 (2.75%) Performance Tuning
15 48 (2.75%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 176 (10.09%) SQL
2 117 (6.71%) Java
3 111 (6.36%) Perl
4 70 (4.01%) PHP
5 68 (3.90%) Bash Shell
6 62 (3.56%) Python
7 59 (3.38%) Ruby
8 51 (2.92%) PowerShell
9 44 (2.52%) JavaScript
10 33 (1.89%) C
11 27 (1.55%) C++
12 26 (1.49%) VB
13 18 (1.03%) Shell Script
14 12 (0.69%) C#
15 5 (0.29%) VB.NET
15 5 (0.29%) VBScript
16 4 (0.23%) Tcl
17 3 (0.17%) Korn
18 2 (0.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 717 (41.11%) Cisco Certification
2 576 (33.03%) CCNP
3 252 (14.45%) CCNA
4 236 (13.53%) CCIE
5 179 (10.26%) Security Cleared
6 137 (7.86%) SC Cleared
7 130 (7.45%) Degree
8 126 (7.22%) CCSE
9 75 (4.30%) Microsoft Certification
10 72 (4.13%) CCSA
11 68 (3.90%) CCDP
12 55 (3.15%) MCSE
12 55 (3.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 49 (2.81%) JNCIA
14 40 (2.29%) JNCIS
15 38 (2.18%) CISSP
16 35 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
17 31 (1.78%) CCIP
18 28 (1.61%) CCSP
19 26 (1.49%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (5.62%) PCI DSS
2 93 (5.33%) SLA
3 58 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 57 (3.27%) QA
5 23 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 19 (1.09%) ISO 9001
7 17 (0.97%) COBIT
8 2 (0.11%) BS7799
9 1 (0.057%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 288 (16.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 206 (11.81%) Active Directory
3 73 (4.19%) VMware ESX
4 44 (2.52%) Firmware
5 42 (2.41%) Hyper-V
6 41 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
7 40 (2.29%) ProxySG
7 40 (2.29%) vSphere
8 36 (2.06%) UAG
9 32 (1.83%) KVM
9 32 (1.83%) ISA Server
10 28 (1.61%) Xen
11 25 (1.43%) Forefront TMG
12 18 (1.03%) Terminal Services
12 18 (1.03%) XenApp
13 15 (0.86%) NFS
14 13 (0.75%) XenServer
15 11 (0.63%) XenDesktop
16 8 (0.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 7 (0.40%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 83 (4.76%) Nagios
2 59 (3.38%) Cacti
3 58 (3.33%) Puppet
4 54 (3.10%) SCCM
5 44 (2.52%) HP NNM
5 44 (2.52%) CiscoWorks
6 37 (2.12%) SCOM
7 32 (1.83%) Ansible
8 29 (1.66%) FortiGate
9 28 (1.61%) ZABBIX
9 28 (1.61%) Salt
9 28 (1.61%) CFEngine
10 25 (1.43%) OpenView
11 24 (1.38%) SolarWinds Orion
12 17 (0.97%) OPNET
13 15 (0.86%) Opsview
13 15 (0.86%) ARCserve
14 14 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
15 13 (0.75%) CA Spectrum
15 13 (0.75%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 1258 (72.13%) Cisco
2 845 (48.45%) Juniper
3 704 (40.37%) CheckPoint
4 415 (23.80%) VMware
5 242 (13.88%) HP
6 238 (13.65%) Blue Coat
7 199 (11.41%) Microsoft
8 150 (8.60%) Oracle
9 145 (8.31%) Citrix
10 137 (7.86%) EMC
11 133 (7.63%) Fortinet
12 123 (7.05%) Red Hat
13 121 (6.94%) Riverbed
14 119 (6.82%) Websense
15 111 (6.36%) SolarWinds
16 104 (5.96%) NetApp
17 92 (5.28%) IBM
18 79 (4.53%) Aruba
19 57 (3.27%) Nokia
20 51 (2.92%) Sourcefire
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
PlusNet plc
Salary: Competitive + excellent staff benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
North London
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
East London
HSBC
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £27000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Oncall + Good Bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Broady Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum +6k bonus + car or allowance + benef
Posted: 23 hours ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus+Car Allowance+Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + 7% On-call + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 20% bonus + much more
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
LV=
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ATOS - AMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Gate Hampton Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + bens and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago