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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 278 387 372
Rank change year-on-year
+109 -15
Permanent jobs citing F5 1077 772 710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.04% 0.69% 0.69%
As % of the Vendors category 2.24% 1.48% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 804 628 559
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 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.05%
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
48159 52265 48837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 46.62% 46.49% 47.38%
Number of salaries quoted 39428 42719 40498
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,950 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +80 435 £55,000 +10.00% 40
South East +51 357 £50,000 +5.26% 18
East of England +60 86 £50,000 -13.04% 13
Yorkshire -17 68 £60,000 +14.28% 4
West Midlands +52 67 £54,000 -5.67% 7
East Midlands +30 27 £45,000 - 3
South West -19 20 £65,000 +21.49% 4
North West +16 15 £40,000 -14.89% 6
North East - 1 £50,000 -
F5
UK

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 1769 (84.48%) Cisco
2 1297 (61.94%) Firewall
3 1129 (53.92%) Cisco Certification
4 974 (46.51%) Juniper
5 908 (43.36%) CheckPoint
6 775 (37.01%) CCNP
7 656 (31.33%) Cisco ASA
8 623 (29.75%) BGP
9 603 (28.80%) WAN
10 582 (27.79%) Load Balancing
11 562 (26.84%) Cisco Nexus
12 560 (26.74%) LAN
13 546 (26.07%) MPLS
14 537 (25.64%) OSPF
15 518 (24.74%) Data Centre
16 469 (22.40%) Network Security
17 443 (21.16%) ITIL
18 441 (21.06%) CCNA
19 425 (20.30%) Linux
20 400 (19.10%) Finance
21 398 (19.01%) Windows
22 387 (18.48%) TCP/IP
23 372 (17.77%) VPN
24 350 (16.71%) VMware
25 338 (16.14%) CCIE
26 318 (15.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
27 316 (15.09%) Wireless
28 313 (14.95%) HP
29 298 (14.23%) Network Design
30 288 (13.75%) DNS

F5
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 85 (4.06%) IIS
2 59 (2.82%) MS Exchange
3 58 (2.77%) Lync
4 51 (2.44%) Apache
5 46 (2.20%) JBoss
6 43 (2.05%) Tomcat
7 42 (2.01%) WebSphere
8 33 (1.58%) OpenStack
9 31 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
10 26 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
11 24 (1.15%) WebLogic
12 18 (0.86%) SharePoint
13 15 (0.72%) Confluence
14 13 (0.62%) GlassFish
15 11 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
16 10 (0.48%) nginx
17 9 (0.43%) CICS
17 9 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
18 7 (0.33%) CMS
19 6 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 112 (5.35%) MS Excel
2 52 (2.48%) MS Visio
3 20 (0.96%) MS Office
4 6 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 23 (1.10%) Oracle Applications
2 14 (0.67%) Summit
3 13 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.048%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 53 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (1.67%) Office 365
3 24 (1.15%) IaaS
4 22 (1.05%) SaaS
5 16 (0.76%) PaaS
5 16 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (0.62%) IBM SmartCloud
6 13 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
7 10 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.096%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.048%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.048%) Nimbula
9 1 (0.048%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.048%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1297 (61.94%) Firewall
2 656 (31.33%) Cisco ASA
3 623 (29.75%) BGP
4 603 (28.80%) WAN
5 562 (26.84%) Cisco Nexus
6 560 (26.74%) LAN
7 546 (26.07%) MPLS
8 537 (25.64%) OSPF
9 469 (22.40%) Network Security
10 387 (18.48%) TCP/IP
11 372 (17.77%) VPN
12 318 (15.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 316 (15.09%) Wireless
14 288 (13.75%) EIGRP
14 288 (13.75%) DNS
15 249 (11.89%) BIG-IP
16 201 (9.60%) Cisco IOS
16 201 (9.60%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 199 (9.50%) SSL
18 167 (7.98%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (4.15%) SQL Server
2 40 (1.91%) MySQL
3 24 (1.15%) Oracle Database
4 22 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
5 20 (0.96%) Relational Database
6 12 (0.57%) NoSQL
7 9 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (0.43%) DB2
8 8 (0.38%) Redis
8 8 (0.38%) Riak
9 7 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (0.29%) Hadoop
10 6 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (0.29%) Big Data
11 5 (0.24%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (0.24%) SQLPlus
11 5 (0.24%) Oracle9i Database
11 5 (0.24%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.14%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.14%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 29 (1.38%) Subversion
2 27 (1.29%) Git (software)
3 21 (1.00%) Jenkins
4 20 (0.96%) JIRA
5 11 (0.53%) Hudson
6 10 (0.48%) LoadRunner
7 9 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 9 (0.43%) HP UFT
8 6 (0.29%) Rational Performance Tester
9 4 (0.19%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.19%) MSBuild
9 4 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.19%) Ant
9 4 (0.19%) NUnit
9 4 (0.19%) MSTest
10 3 (0.14%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.096%) Maven
11 2 (0.096%) RSpec
11 2 (0.096%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.048%) JMeter
General
1 400 (19.10%) Finance
2 166 (7.93%) Telecoms
3 111 (5.30%) Banking
4 53 (2.53%) Retail
5 37 (1.77%) Manufacturing
6 30 (1.43%) Law
6 30 (1.43%) Marketing
7 26 (1.24%) Legal
8 22 (1.05%) Electronics
9 20 (0.96%) Games
9 20 (0.96%) Online Betting
10 17 (0.81%) Advertising
11 12 (0.57%) Back Office
12 11 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
12 11 (0.53%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.38%) Publishing
13 8 (0.38%) Billing
14 7 (0.33%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.24%) French Language
15 5 (0.24%) German Language
Job Titles
1 908 (43.36%) Network Engineer
2 261 (12.46%) Senior Network Engineer
3 251 (11.99%) Architect
4 248 (11.84%) Consultant
5 187 (8.93%) Network Architect
6 176 (8.40%) Security Engineer
7 130 (6.21%) Support Engineer
8 122 (5.83%) Network Support
9 120 (5.73%) Network Consultant
10 105 (5.01%) Analyst
11 103 (4.92%) Network Security Engineer
12 95 (4.54%) Cisco Engineer
13 92 (4.39%) Network Support Engineer
14 83 (3.96%) Senior Consultant
15 74 (3.53%) Security Consultant
16 63 (3.01%) Cisco Network Engineer
17 61 (2.91%) Technical Consultant
17 61 (2.91%) Administrator
18 55 (2.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 52 (2.48%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (2.29%) CSS
2 36 (1.72%) Middleware
3 32 (1.53%) Web Services
4 20 (0.96%) XML
5 18 (0.86%) SOAP
5 18 (0.86%) RESTful
6 16 (0.76%) Java EE
7 13 (0.62%) HTML
8 11 (0.53%) LAMP
9 10 (0.48%) Memcached
10 9 (0.43%) J2EE
11 7 (0.33%) XMPP
12 6 (0.29%) .NET Framework
12 6 (0.29%) .NET
13 4 (0.19%) ASP.NET
13 4 (0.19%) MAPI
13 4 (0.19%) WSDL
13 4 (0.19%) Spring
13 4 (0.19%) REST
13 4 (0.19%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 518 (24.74%) Data Centre
2 96 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
3 62 (2.96%) Management Information System
4 59 (2.82%) Computer Science
5 39 (1.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 31 (1.48%) PKI
6 31 (1.48%) Statistics
7 27 (1.29%) Video Conferencing
8 21 (1.00%) Blackberry
9 20 (0.96%) Private Cloud
10 18 (0.86%) Replication
11 15 (0.72%) Clustering
11 15 (0.72%) FlexPod
12 14 (0.67%) Public Cloud
13 13 (0.62%) DTV
13 13 (0.62%) IPTV
14 12 (0.57%) User Experience
15 11 (0.53%) EqualLogic
15 11 (0.53%) Hedge funds
15 11 (0.53%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 425 (20.30%) Linux
2 398 (19.01%) Windows
3 197 (9.41%) UNIX
4 94 (4.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 91 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 75 (3.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 63 (3.01%) Solaris
8 58 (2.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (1.10%) CentOS
10 21 (1.00%) Windows 2000
11 15 (0.72%) Ubuntu
12 8 (0.38%) Debian
13 4 (0.19%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.19%) Android
14 3 (0.14%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.14%) AIX
14 3 (0.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 2 (0.096%) CoreOS
15 2 (0.096%) SUSE
16 1 (0.048%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 582 (27.79%) Load Balancing
2 443 (21.16%) ITIL
3 298 (14.23%) Network Design
4 182 (8.69%) Service Delivery
5 130 (6.21%) Network Management
6 107 (5.11%) Agile Software Development
7 95 (4.54%) Disaster Recovery
8 92 (4.39%) Incident Management
9 90 (4.30%) E-Commerce
10 89 (4.25%) Network Monitoring
11 88 (4.20%) Project Management
12 77 (3.68%) Change Management
13 76 (3.63%) Information Security
14 70 (3.34%) Migration
15 69 (3.30%) Root Cause Analysis
16 68 (3.25%) Mentoring
17 65 (3.10%) Problem Management
18 61 (2.91%) Kalman Filter
19 59 (2.82%) Network Architecture
20 57 (2.72%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 82 (3.92%) Perl
2 79 (3.77%) SQL
3 78 (3.72%) PowerShell
4 48 (2.29%) Bash Shell
4 48 (2.29%) Python
5 47 (2.24%) Java
6 26 (1.24%) Ruby
7 22 (1.05%) Shell Script
8 21 (1.00%) PHP
9 16 (0.76%) Korn
10 13 (0.62%) VB
11 12 (0.57%) JavaScript
12 10 (0.48%) PL/SQL
13 9 (0.43%) COBOL
13 9 (0.43%) JCL
13 9 (0.43%) REXX
14 7 (0.33%) C
15 6 (0.29%) C#
16 4 (0.19%) C++
16 4 (0.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1129 (53.92%) Cisco Certification
2 775 (37.01%) CCNP
3 441 (21.06%) CCNA
4 338 (16.14%) CCIE
5 173 (8.26%) Degree
6 170 (8.12%) Security Cleared
7 167 (7.98%) CCSE
8 140 (6.69%) SC Cleared
9 130 (6.21%) CCSA
10 90 (4.30%) CCDP
11 70 (3.34%) ITIL Certification
12 59 (2.82%) CCSP
12 59 (2.82%) JNCIP
13 54 (2.58%) CISSP
14 40 (1.91%) HP ASE
15 36 (1.72%) CCIP
16 33 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
16 33 (1.58%) Check Point Certification
17 30 (1.43%) CCDA
18 28 (1.34%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 169 (8.07%) SLA
2 61 (2.91%) PCI DSS
3 39 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (0.91%) QA
5 14 (0.67%) COBIT
6 7 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.29%) BS7799
7 6 (0.29%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.24%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.048%) GPG13
System Software
1 243 (11.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 137 (6.54%) Active Directory
3 57 (2.72%) VMware ESX
4 55 (2.63%) Hyper-V
5 54 (2.58%) vSphere
6 28 (1.34%) VMware Workstation
7 25 (1.19%) XenServer
8 20 (0.96%) ProxySG
9 19 (0.91%) vCloud
10 16 (0.76%) Firmware
11 13 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
12 12 (0.57%) KVM
12 12 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
13 11 (0.53%) XenApp
14 10 (0.48%) NFS
15 9 (0.43%) RACF
16 8 (0.38%) Varnish
17 7 (0.33%) Xen
18 5 (0.24%) Terminal Services
19 4 (0.19%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 70 (3.34%) CiscoWorks
2 57 (2.72%) Puppet
3 41 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
4 38 (1.81%) FortiGate
5 33 (1.58%) Cacti
6 31 (1.48%) Cisco Prime
7 30 (1.43%) Nagios
8 25 (1.19%) SolarWinds Orion
8 25 (1.19%) SCCM
8 25 (1.19%) SCOM
8 25 (1.19%) Ansible
9 15 (0.72%) Cisco CUCM
9 15 (0.72%) OpenNMS
10 14 (0.67%) Cisco LMS
11 12 (0.57%) HAProxy
11 12 (0.57%) Cisco UCCX
12 11 (0.53%) HP NNM
12 11 (0.53%) CA Spectrum
13 10 (0.48%) WSUS
14 9 (0.43%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 1769 (84.48%) Cisco
2 974 (46.51%) Juniper
3 908 (43.36%) CheckPoint
4 350 (16.71%) VMware
5 313 (14.95%) HP
6 263 (12.56%) Blue Coat
7 244 (11.65%) Riverbed
8 216 (10.32%) Microsoft
9 176 (8.40%) Citrix
10 167 (7.98%) Fortinet
11 115 (5.49%) SolarWinds
12 106 (5.06%) McAfee
13 97 (4.63%) Red Hat
14 88 (4.20%) Oracle
15 78 (3.72%) Sourcefire
16 75 (3.58%) EMC
17 69 (3.30%) Avaya
18 62 (2.96%) NetApp
19 52 (2.48%) Brocade
20 51 (2.44%) IBM
Essex
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £4000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
ComputaCenter
Posted: 9 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
ComputaCenter
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
ComputaCenter
Posted: 11 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive + bonus + overtime + pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: 14 hours ago
South West London
F5 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum pension & flexi working
Posted: 15 hours ago
South West London
F5 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Plus Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
London
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 6,900 car allowance + bonus
Posted: Yesterday