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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 302 385 406
Rank change year-on-year
+83 +21
Permanent jobs citing F5 951 620 627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.89% 0.62% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 1.88% 1.31% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 771 526 510
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £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
50708 47415 52760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 47.41% 47.51% 48.26%
Number of salaries quoted 40611 39383 44592
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 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +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 19 September 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 September 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 +42 419 £55,000 - 43
South East +46 290 £50,000 +5.26% 30
Yorkshire +29 91 £55,000 +64.17% 7
East of England +11 53 £55,000 +22.22% 3
North West -9 29 £50,000 -14.52%
South West -21 29 £51,250 +17.14% 9
West Midlands +6 26 £53,000 +24.70% 7
East Midlands +3 5 £39,000 - 1
North East - 5 £21,000 - 3
F5
UK

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1262 (73.33%) Cisco
2 1054 (61.24%) Firewall
3 857 (49.80%) Juniper
4 713 (41.43%) Cisco Certification
5 695 (40.38%) CheckPoint
6 572 (33.24%) CCNP
7 451 (26.21%) Load Balancing
8 447 (25.97%) WAN
9 417 (24.23%) ITIL
10 397 (23.07%) VMware
11 387 (22.49%) Windows
12 383 (22.25%) Linux
13 368 (21.38%) Cisco ASA
14 352 (20.45%) Finance
15 338 (19.64%) LAN
15 338 (19.64%) BGP
15 338 (19.64%) Network Security
16 333 (19.35%) VPN
17 326 (18.94%) TCP/IP
18 304 (17.66%) MPLS
19 290 (16.85%) OSPF
20 273 (15.86%) DNS
20 273 (15.86%) VMware Infrastructure
21 252 (14.64%) Network Design
22 250 (14.53%) CCNA
23 246 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
24 241 (14.00%) HP
25 229 (13.31%) Blue Coat
26 227 (13.19%) CCIE
27 222 (12.90%) SSL

F5
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 158 (9.18%) Apache
2 139 (8.08%) Tomcat
3 78 (4.53%) IIS
4 73 (4.24%) MS Exchange
5 67 (3.89%) WebSphere
6 66 (3.83%) WebLogic
7 43 (2.50%) SharePoint
8 42 (2.44%) Node.js
9 37 (2.15%) nginx
10 34 (1.98%) WebLogic Portal
11 30 (1.74%) Lync
12 22 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
13 19 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
14 16 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
15 14 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
16 12 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
16 12 (0.70%) Lotus Domino
17 8 (0.46%) Moodle
18 7 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 6 (0.35%) Drupal
Applications
1 117 (6.80%) MS Excel
2 80 (4.65%) MS Office
3 69 (4.01%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.29%) MS Project
5 2 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (0.35%) Magento
3 2 (0.12%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 33 (1.92%) SaaS
2 30 (1.74%) Office 365
3 8 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.17%) PaaS
6 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.12%) GitHub
6 2 (0.12%) IaaS
6 2 (0.12%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 1054 (61.24%) Firewall
2 447 (25.97%) WAN
3 368 (21.38%) Cisco ASA
4 338 (19.64%) Network Security
4 338 (19.64%) LAN
4 338 (19.64%) BGP
5 333 (19.35%) VPN
6 326 (18.94%) TCP/IP
7 304 (17.66%) MPLS
8 290 (16.85%) OSPF
9 273 (15.86%) DNS
10 246 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
11 222 (12.90%) SSL
12 219 (12.73%) Wireless
13 214 (12.43%) Internet
14 208 (12.09%) BIG-IP
15 204 (11.85%) EIGRP
16 157 (9.12%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 140 (8.13%) HTTP
18 139 (8.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (7.73%) SQL Server
2 101 (5.87%) MySQL
3 30 (1.74%) DB2
4 19 (1.10%) Relational Database
5 16 (0.93%) RDBMS
6 9 (0.52%) Informix
7 4 (0.23%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (0.23%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.17%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.17%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.12%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.12%) SQLPlus
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.058%) Infinispan
10 1 (0.058%) Redis
10 1 (0.058%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (1.05%) Subversion
1 18 (1.05%) Git (software)
2 17 (0.99%) Jenkins
3 9 (0.52%) JIRA
4 7 (0.41%) Hudson
5 6 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.058%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.058%) Maven
General
1 352 (20.45%) Finance
2 115 (6.68%) Telecoms
3 94 (5.46%) Banking
4 45 (2.61%) Investment Banking
5 43 (2.50%) Retail
6 41 (2.38%) Law
7 31 (1.80%) Games
8 21 (1.22%) German Language
9 16 (0.93%) Manufacturing
10 15 (0.87%) Publishing
10 15 (0.87%) French Language
11 14 (0.81%) Back Office
12 13 (0.76%) Legal
13 10 (0.58%) Financial Institution
13 10 (0.58%) Online Betting
14 9 (0.52%) Marketing
14 9 (0.52%) Billing
15 7 (0.41%) Advertising
16 2 (0.12%) Front Office
17 1 (0.058%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 545 (31.67%) Network Engineer
2 285 (16.56%) Architect
3 198 (11.50%) Consultant
4 166 (9.65%) Senior Network Engineer
5 148 (8.60%) Security Engineer
6 142 (8.25%) Network Architect
7 125 (7.26%) Analyst
8 83 (4.82%) Security Consultant
8 83 (4.82%) Senior Architect
9 81 (4.71%) Network Security Engineer
10 72 (4.18%) Support Engineer
10 72 (4.18%) Network Consultant
11 66 (3.83%) Senior Network Architect
12 61 (3.54%) Infrastructure Architect
13 56 (3.25%) Senior Analyst
14 52 (3.02%) Administrator
15 51 (2.96%) Team Leader
16 49 (2.85%) Network Analyst
17 48 (2.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 48 (2.79%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (4.01%) RabbitMQ
2 64 (3.72%) ActiveMQ
3 52 (3.02%) XML
4 41 (2.38%) CSS
5 36 (2.09%) LAMP
5 36 (2.09%) HTML
6 35 (2.03%) Web Services
7 34 (1.98%) J2EE
8 32 (1.86%) SOAP
9 23 (1.34%) .NET
10 15 (0.87%) Middleware
11 13 (0.76%) ASP.NET
12 6 (0.35%) .NET Framework
13 5 (0.29%) jQuery
13 5 (0.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 5 (0.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (0.29%) WinForms
14 3 (0.17%) Rendezvous
14 3 (0.17%) REST
15 2 (0.12%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 58 (3.37%) Clustering
2 47 (2.73%) Firmware
2 47 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (2.56%) Open Source
4 42 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 34 (1.98%) Replication
6 31 (1.80%) Symmetrix
6 31 (1.80%) RIA
7 23 (1.34%) Statistics
8 21 (1.22%) Management Information System
9 19 (1.10%) Enterprise Storage
10 18 (1.05%) Blackberry
11 16 (0.93%) Smartphone
12 14 (0.81%) Online Games
13 11 (0.64%) SecurID
13 11 (0.64%) Thin Client
13 11 (0.64%) Fat Client
14 10 (0.58%) IBM XIV
14 10 (0.58%) User Experience
14 10 (0.58%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 387 (22.49%) Windows
2 383 (22.25%) Linux
3 141 (8.19%) UNIX
4 101 (5.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 92 (5.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 87 (5.06%) Solaris
7 63 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 59 (3.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 55 (3.20%) CentOS
10 37 (2.15%) Ubuntu
11 17 (0.99%) Windows XP
12 16 (0.93%) Windows 7
13 14 (0.81%) Windows 2000
14 10 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
15 8 (0.46%) AIX
16 7 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
17 4 (0.23%) Mac OS X
18 3 (0.17%) Debian
19 1 (0.058%) Windows NT
19 1 (0.058%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 451 (26.21%) Load Balancing
2 417 (24.23%) ITIL
3 252 (14.64%) Network Design
4 166 (9.65%) Agile Software Development
5 132 (7.67%) Project Management
6 121 (7.03%) Network Management
7 115 (6.68%) Change Management
8 108 (6.28%) Information Security
9 82 (4.76%) E-Commerce
10 74 (4.30%) Service Delivery
11 68 (3.95%) Kalman Filter
12 58 (3.37%) Low Latency
12 58 (3.37%) Network Monitoring
12 58 (3.37%) Change Control
12 58 (3.37%) Data Security
13 56 (3.25%) PRINCE2
14 52 (3.02%) TOGAF
15 48 (2.79%) Mentoring
16 47 (2.73%) SIEM
16 47 (2.73%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 168 (9.76%) SQL
2 116 (6.74%) Java
3 113 (6.57%) Perl
4 69 (4.01%) PHP
5 66 (3.83%) Bash Shell
6 65 (3.78%) Python
7 61 (3.54%) Ruby
8 51 (2.96%) PowerShell
9 45 (2.61%) JavaScript
10 31 (1.80%) C
11 26 (1.51%) C++
11 26 (1.51%) VB
12 20 (1.16%) Shell Script
13 11 (0.64%) C#
14 5 (0.29%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.23%) VBScript
16 3 (0.17%) Tcl
17 2 (0.12%) Korn
17 2 (0.12%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 713 (41.43%) Cisco Certification
2 572 (33.24%) CCNP
3 250 (14.53%) CCNA
4 227 (13.19%) CCIE
5 184 (10.69%) Security Cleared
6 140 (8.13%) SC Cleared
7 126 (7.32%) Degree
7 126 (7.32%) CCSE
8 77 (4.47%) Microsoft Certification
9 73 (4.24%) CCSA
10 68 (3.95%) CCDP
11 57 (3.31%) MCSE
12 56 (3.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 51 (2.96%) JNCIA
14 37 (2.15%) CISSP
15 36 (2.09%) JNCIS
16 32 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
17 31 (1.80%) CCIP
18 25 (1.45%) CCSP
19 24 (1.39%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (5.93%) PCI DSS
2 93 (5.40%) SLA
3 60 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 57 (3.31%) QA
5 26 (1.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 21 (1.22%) ISO 9001
7 17 (0.99%) COBIT
8 2 (0.12%) BS7799
9 1 (0.058%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 273 (15.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 194 (11.27%) Active Directory
3 74 (4.30%) VMware ESX
4 41 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
5 38 (2.21%) vSphere
6 37 (2.15%) Hyper-V
7 34 (1.98%) KVM
8 33 (1.92%) UAG
8 33 (1.92%) ProxySG
9 32 (1.86%) ISA Server
10 28 (1.63%) Xen
11 22 (1.28%) Forefront TMG
12 18 (1.05%) XenApp
12 18 (1.05%) Terminal Services
13 15 (0.87%) NFS
14 12 (0.70%) XenServer
14 12 (0.70%) XenDesktop
15 7 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 6 (0.35%) vCloud
17 2 (0.12%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 84 (4.88%) Nagios
2 56 (3.25%) Puppet
3 55 (3.20%) Cacti
3 55 (3.20%) SCCM
4 53 (3.08%) CiscoWorks
5 47 (2.73%) HP NNM
6 36 (2.09%) SCOM
7 30 (1.74%) Ansible
8 28 (1.63%) Salt
8 28 (1.63%) ZABBIX
8 28 (1.63%) CFEngine
9 27 (1.57%) FortiGate
9 27 (1.57%) OpenView
10 25 (1.45%) SolarWinds Orion
11 17 (0.99%) ARCserve
11 17 (0.99%) OPNET
12 16 (0.93%) Opsview
12 16 (0.93%) Cisco Prime
13 15 (0.87%) CA Spectrum
14 12 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1262 (73.33%) Cisco
2 857 (49.80%) Juniper
3 695 (40.38%) CheckPoint
4 397 (23.07%) VMware
5 241 (14.00%) HP
6 229 (13.31%) Blue Coat
7 185 (10.75%) Microsoft
8 144 (8.37%) Oracle
9 141 (8.19%) Citrix
10 129 (7.50%) Fortinet
11 124 (7.21%) EMC
12 122 (7.09%) SolarWinds
13 117 (6.80%) Riverbed
14 116 (6.74%) Websense
15 113 (6.57%) Red Hat
16 97 (5.64%) NetApp
17 82 (4.76%) IBM
18 75 (4.36%) Aruba
19 62 (3.60%) Nokia
20 56 (3.25%) McAfee
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus and car
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + car allowance + bonus + benefits.
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £54000 - £480000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + attractive bonuses & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Acumin
Salary: £75,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Weybridge, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: COMPETITIVE
Posted: 2 days ago
London
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus car allowance, bonus scheme etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Streamline Connections
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago