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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 297 364 368
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +4
Permanent jobs citing F5 1010 807 695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.99% 0.74% 0.68%
As % of the Vendors category 2.15% 1.58% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 778 652 550
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,420 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £75,000
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
47075 51064 48151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 46.00% 46.66% 47.29%
Number of salaries quoted 38602 41361 39859
Average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 July 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 July 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 +67 379 £56,500 +13.00% 53
South East +24 311 £50,000 +5.26% 25
West Midlands +76 90 £54,000 -5.67% 9
East of England +49 88 £50,000 -13.04% 6
Yorkshire -20 69 £60,000 +14.28% 12
East Midlands +26 31 £42,500 +8.97% 2
North West +14 30 £40,000 -15.78% 4
South West -31 13 £67,500 +33.66%
F5
UK

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1780 (84.08%) Cisco
2 1292 (61.03%) Firewall
3 1188 (56.12%) Cisco Certification
4 961 (45.39%) Juniper
5 919 (43.41%) CheckPoint
6 813 (38.40%) CCNP
7 633 (29.90%) Cisco ASA
8 625 (29.52%) BGP
9 621 (29.33%) WAN
10 617 (29.15%) Load Balancing
11 602 (28.44%) LAN
12 571 (26.97%) Cisco Nexus
13 552 (26.07%) OSPF
14 543 (25.65%) MPLS
15 536 (25.32%) Data Centre
16 446 (21.07%) ITIL
17 437 (20.64%) CCNA
18 433 (20.45%) Network Security
19 427 (20.17%) Linux
20 394 (18.61%) Finance
21 391 (18.47%) Windows
22 377 (17.81%) TCP/IP
23 374 (17.67%) VPN
24 356 (16.82%) Wireless
25 348 (16.44%) CCIE
26 339 (16.01%) VMware
27 316 (14.93%) HP
28 314 (14.83%) Network Design
29 301 (14.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
30 279 (13.18%) EIGRP

F5
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 81 (3.83%) IIS
2 59 (2.79%) Apache
3 55 (2.60%) MS Exchange
4 50 (2.36%) JBoss
4 50 (2.36%) Lync
5 48 (2.27%) Tomcat
6 43 (2.03%) WebSphere
7 35 (1.65%) OpenStack
8 28 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
9 25 (1.18%) WebLogic
10 24 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
11 16 (0.76%) Confluence
12 15 (0.71%) SharePoint
13 14 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
14 11 (0.52%) GlassFish
14 11 (0.52%) nginx
15 9 (0.43%) CICS
15 9 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
16 7 (0.33%) Drupal
16 7 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 116 (5.48%) MS Excel
2 62 (2.93%) MS Visio
3 14 (0.66%) MS Office
4 9 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 24 (1.13%) Oracle Applications
2 17 (0.80%) Summit
3 13 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 52 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (1.23%) Office 365
2 26 (1.23%) IaaS
3 23 (1.09%) SaaS
4 20 (0.94%) PaaS
5 13 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (0.52%) IBM SmartCloud
6 11 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (0.14%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.094%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.094%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.047%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.047%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 1292 (61.03%) Firewall
2 633 (29.90%) Cisco ASA
3 625 (29.52%) BGP
4 621 (29.33%) WAN
5 602 (28.44%) LAN
6 571 (26.97%) Cisco Nexus
7 552 (26.07%) OSPF
8 543 (25.65%) MPLS
9 433 (20.45%) Network Security
10 377 (17.81%) TCP/IP
11 374 (17.67%) VPN
12 356 (16.82%) Wireless
13 301 (14.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 279 (13.18%) EIGRP
15 261 (12.33%) DNS
16 233 (11.01%) BIG-IP
17 205 (9.68%) Cisco IOS
18 182 (8.60%) VoIP
19 180 (8.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
20 170 (8.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (3.83%) SQL Server
2 42 (1.98%) MySQL
3 25 (1.18%) Oracle Database
4 22 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
5 17 (0.80%) Relational Database
6 16 (0.76%) NoSQL
7 12 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (0.52%) Riak
9 9 (0.43%) DB2
10 8 (0.38%) Hadoop
10 8 (0.38%) Redis
11 7 (0.33%) Big Data
12 6 (0.28%) Oracle OLAP
12 6 (0.28%) OLTP
12 6 (0.28%) OLAP
13 5 (0.24%) Data Mining
13 5 (0.24%) Oracle9i Database
13 5 (0.24%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (0.24%) SQLPlus
13 5 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (1.28%) Subversion
2 26 (1.23%) Git (software)
3 21 (0.99%) JIRA
3 21 (0.99%) Jenkins
4 11 (0.52%) Hudson
4 11 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 10 (0.47%) LoadRunner
6 9 (0.43%) HP UFT
7 6 (0.28%) Rational Performance Tester
7 6 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (0.24%) TeamCity
8 5 (0.24%) MSBuild
9 4 (0.19%) NUnit
9 4 (0.19%) MSTest
9 4 (0.19%) Ant
10 3 (0.14%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.094%) Maven
11 2 (0.094%) RSpec
11 2 (0.094%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.047%) JMeter
General
1 394 (18.61%) Finance
2 169 (7.98%) Telecoms
3 109 (5.15%) Banking
4 62 (2.93%) Retail
5 38 (1.79%) Manufacturing
6 29 (1.37%) Marketing
7 26 (1.23%) Legal
8 24 (1.13%) Electronics
9 22 (1.04%) Financial Institution
9 22 (1.04%) Law
9 22 (1.04%) Games
10 21 (0.99%) Online Betting
11 16 (0.76%) Advertising
12 13 (0.61%) Investment Banking
12 13 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (0.47%) Back Office
13 10 (0.47%) Billing
14 6 (0.28%) French Language
14 6 (0.28%) German Language
14 6 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 922 (43.55%) Network Engineer
2 284 (13.42%) Architect
3 264 (12.47%) Senior Network Engineer
4 243 (11.48%) Consultant
5 209 (9.87%) Network Architect
6 168 (7.94%) Security Engineer
7 124 (5.86%) Support Engineer
8 122 (5.76%) Network Support
9 119 (5.62%) Analyst
10 115 (5.43%) Network Consultant
11 105 (4.96%) Cisco Engineer
12 98 (4.63%) Network Security Engineer
13 94 (4.44%) Senior Consultant
14 92 (4.35%) Network Support Engineer
15 70 (3.31%) Cisco Network Engineer
16 65 (3.07%) Security Consultant
17 64 (3.02%) Network Analyst
18 62 (2.93%) Administrator
19 59 (2.79%) Technical Consultant
19 59 (2.79%) Cisco Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (2.22%) CSS
2 38 (1.79%) Middleware
3 37 (1.75%) 802.1X
4 31 (1.46%) Web Services
5 23 (1.09%) XML
6 19 (0.90%) SOAP
7 18 (0.85%) RESTful
8 17 (0.80%) Java EE
9 15 (0.71%) HTML
10 10 (0.47%) J2EE
11 9 (0.43%) LAMP
12 8 (0.38%) Memcached
12 8 (0.38%) REST
13 7 (0.33%) XMPP
13 7 (0.33%) .NET Framework
13 7 (0.33%) .NET
14 6 (0.28%) JSON
15 5 (0.24%) HTML5
15 5 (0.24%) jQuery
15 5 (0.24%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 536 (25.32%) Data Centre
2 86 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
3 65 (3.07%) Management Information System
3 65 (3.07%) Computer Science
4 35 (1.65%) Statistics
5 34 (1.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 33 (1.56%) PKI
7 29 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
8 22 (1.04%) Clustering
9 20 (0.94%) Private Cloud
10 18 (0.85%) Replication
11 16 (0.76%) Blackberry
12 14 (0.66%) CMDB
12 14 (0.66%) Public Cloud
13 13 (0.61%) DTV
13 13 (0.61%) IPTV
14 12 (0.57%) FlexPod
15 11 (0.52%) Online Games
15 11 (0.52%) e-Health
15 11 (0.52%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 427 (20.17%) Linux
2 391 (18.47%) Windows
3 208 (9.83%) UNIX
4 96 (4.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 91 (4.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 73 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 70 (3.31%) Solaris
8 52 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (1.13%) CentOS
10 22 (1.04%) Windows 2000
11 16 (0.76%) Ubuntu
12 12 (0.57%) Debian
13 7 (0.33%) AIX
14 6 (0.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 5 (0.24%) SUSE
16 4 (0.19%) Android
17 2 (0.094%) CoreOS
18 1 (0.047%) Windows 2000 Server
18 1 (0.047%) Windows 7
18 1 (0.047%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 617 (29.15%) Load Balancing
2 446 (21.07%) ITIL
3 314 (14.83%) Network Design
4 183 (8.64%) Service Delivery
5 130 (6.14%) Network Management
6 122 (5.76%) Agile Software Development
7 99 (4.68%) Project Management
8 97 (4.58%) Incident Management
9 96 (4.53%) Disaster Recovery
10 91 (4.30%) Network Monitoring
11 84 (3.97%) Root Cause Analysis
12 82 (3.87%) E-Commerce
13 73 (3.45%) Change Management
13 73 (3.45%) Information Security
14 71 (3.35%) Migration
14 71 (3.35%) Network Architecture
14 71 (3.35%) Mentoring
15 70 (3.31%) SIEM
15 70 (3.31%) Problem Management
16 67 (3.16%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 85 (4.02%) Perl
2 83 (3.92%) SQL
3 74 (3.50%) PowerShell
4 54 (2.55%) Python
5 53 (2.50%) Java
6 49 (2.31%) Bash Shell
7 28 (1.32%) Ruby
7 28 (1.32%) Shell Script
8 23 (1.09%) PHP
9 17 (0.80%) Korn
10 16 (0.76%) JavaScript
11 15 (0.71%) VB
12 11 (0.52%) PL/SQL
13 9 (0.43%) COBOL
13 9 (0.43%) JCL
13 9 (0.43%) REXX
14 7 (0.33%) C
14 7 (0.33%) C#
15 5 (0.24%) T-SQL
15 5 (0.24%) Jython
Qualifications
1 1188 (56.12%) Cisco Certification
2 813 (38.40%) CCNP
3 437 (20.64%) CCNA
4 348 (16.44%) CCIE
5 178 (8.41%) Security Cleared
6 166 (7.84%) Degree
7 150 (7.09%) CCSE
8 147 (6.94%) SC Cleared
9 129 (6.09%) CCSA
10 92 (4.35%) CCDP
11 74 (3.50%) ITIL Certification
12 62 (2.93%) CCSP
13 61 (2.88%) HP ASE
14 53 (2.50%) JNCIP
15 51 (2.41%) CISSP
16 38 (1.79%) Check Point Certification
16 38 (1.79%) CCIP
17 32 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
18 29 (1.37%) JNCIS
19 27 (1.28%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 175 (8.27%) SLA
2 66 (3.12%) PCI DSS
3 46 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (0.90%) QA
5 15 (0.71%) COBIT
6 10 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.24%) BS7799
7 5 (0.24%) ISO 9000
7 5 (0.24%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.047%) GPG13
System Software
1 226 (10.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 135 (6.38%) Active Directory
3 57 (2.69%) VMware ESX
4 56 (2.65%) vSphere
5 44 (2.08%) Hyper-V
6 25 (1.18%) VMware Workstation
7 23 (1.09%) ProxySG
8 22 (1.04%) XenServer
9 17 (0.80%) vCloud
10 16 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
10 16 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
11 14 (0.66%) KVM
12 11 (0.52%) XenApp
13 10 (0.47%) Xen
14 9 (0.43%) RACF
14 9 (0.43%) Varnish
15 8 (0.38%) Terminal Services
15 8 (0.38%) NFS
16 7 (0.33%) ISA Server
16 7 (0.33%) Squid
Systems Management
1 73 (3.45%) CiscoWorks
2 60 (2.83%) Puppet
3 46 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
4 42 (1.98%) FortiGate
5 37 (1.75%) SolarWinds Orion
6 31 (1.46%) Cacti
7 27 (1.28%) Ansible
8 26 (1.23%) Cisco Prime
8 26 (1.23%) Nagios
9 23 (1.09%) Cisco LMS
10 21 (0.99%) SCCM
11 19 (0.90%) SCOM
12 18 (0.85%) Cisco CUCM
13 16 (0.76%) OpenNMS
14 15 (0.71%) Cisco UCCX
15 14 (0.66%) CA Spectrum
16 12 (0.57%) HAProxy
17 10 (0.47%) WSUS
17 10 (0.47%) HP NNM
18 9 (0.43%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 1780 (84.08%) Cisco
2 961 (45.39%) Juniper
3 919 (43.41%) CheckPoint
4 339 (16.01%) VMware
5 316 (14.93%) HP
6 255 (12.05%) Riverbed
7 251 (11.86%) Blue Coat
8 204 (9.64%) Microsoft
9 171 (8.08%) Fortinet
10 166 (7.84%) Citrix
11 118 (5.57%) SolarWinds
12 103 (4.87%) McAfee
13 101 (4.77%) Red Hat
14 92 (4.35%) Oracle
15 78 (3.68%) Sourcefire
16 66 (3.12%) EMC
17 63 (2.98%) Avaya
17 63 (2.98%) NetApp
18 55 (2.60%) IBM
19 54 (2.55%) Nokia
London
Sentinel IT LLP
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Middlesex
Mercator IT Solutions
Salary: £Market
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £0 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Cititec Associates Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Package/Bonus/Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays - Computacenter
Salary: Bens
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Addition Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hounslow, Middlesex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Upto £60,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
NS Consultants
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago