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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 331 366 426
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +60
Permanent jobs citing F5 856 652 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.78% 0.64% 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category 1.66% 1.35% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 694 526 470
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
51519 48429 53317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 47.10% 47.62% 48.21%
Number of salaries quoted 41297 40159 45260
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 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -1 354 £52,500 -4.54% 53
South East +37 282 £47,500 +3.26% 16
Yorkshire +22 93 £50,000 +5.26% 3
East of England +16 40 £57,000 +20.00% 7
South West -8 26 £47,500 +11.76% 5
North West -19 23 £50,000 -14.52% 2
West Midlands -1 19 £58,750 +30.55% 2
East Midlands -11 5 £39,000 -25.71% 1
North East - 5 £21,000 -
Midlands +15 1 £55,500 -26.00%
F5
UK

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1134 (73.73%) Cisco
2 940 (61.12%) Firewall
3 734 (47.72%) Juniper
4 628 (40.83%) Cisco Certification
5 620 (40.31%) CheckPoint
6 492 (31.99%) CCNP
7 418 (27.18%) WAN
8 381 (24.77%) Load Balancing
9 358 (23.28%) ITIL
10 354 (23.02%) Windows
10 354 (23.02%) VMware
11 348 (22.63%) Linux
12 338 (21.98%) Cisco ASA
13 325 (21.13%) Network Security
14 313 (20.35%) LAN
15 307 (19.96%) Finance
16 303 (19.70%) TCP/IP
17 295 (19.18%) BGP
18 288 (18.73%) VPN
19 264 (17.17%) DNS
19 264 (17.17%) MPLS
20 261 (16.97%) OSPF
21 248 (16.12%) VMware Infrastructure
22 241 (15.67%) CCNA
23 221 (14.37%) Network Design
24 220 (14.30%) HP
25 217 (14.11%) Blue Coat
26 206 (13.39%) Internet
27 205 (13.33%) SSL
28 201 (13.07%) BIG-IP

F5
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 150 (9.75%) Apache
2 141 (9.17%) Tomcat
3 76 (4.94%) IIS
4 75 (4.88%) WebSphere
5 70 (4.55%) WebLogic
5 70 (4.55%) MS Exchange
6 41 (2.67%) Node.js
7 38 (2.47%) nginx
8 35 (2.28%) WebLogic Portal
9 31 (2.02%) SharePoint
10 27 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2013
11 26 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
12 24 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
13 22 (1.43%) Lync
14 19 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2003
15 12 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
16 7 (0.46%) Lotus Domino
16 7 (0.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 6 (0.39%) Moodle
18 5 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 100 (6.50%) MS Excel
2 69 (4.49%) MS Office
3 52 (3.38%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.33%) MS Project
5 2 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (1.11%) Oracle Applications
2 9 (0.59%) RMDS
3 5 (0.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.43%) Office 365
2 16 (1.04%) SaaS
3 8 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.065%) GitHub
7 1 (0.065%) IaaS
7 1 (0.065%) IBM SmartCloud
7 1 (0.065%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 940 (61.12%) Firewall
2 418 (27.18%) WAN
3 338 (21.98%) Cisco ASA
4 325 (21.13%) Network Security
5 313 (20.35%) LAN
6 303 (19.70%) TCP/IP
7 295 (19.18%) BGP
8 288 (18.73%) VPN
9 264 (17.17%) DNS
9 264 (17.17%) MPLS
10 261 (16.97%) OSPF
11 206 (13.39%) Internet
12 205 (13.33%) SSL
13 201 (13.07%) BIG-IP
14 199 (12.94%) Cisco Nexus
15 177 (11.51%) EIGRP
16 171 (11.12%) Wireless
17 158 (10.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 134 (8.71%) DHCP
18 134 (8.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (6.96%) SQL Server
2 100 (6.50%) MySQL
3 30 (1.95%) DB2
4 16 (1.04%) Relational Database
5 13 (0.85%) RDBMS
6 6 (0.39%) Informix
7 5 (0.33%) OLTP
8 4 (0.26%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (0.26%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.20%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.20%) Cognos Impromptu
10 2 (0.13%) SQLPlus
10 2 (0.13%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (0.13%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.13%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (0.13%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.065%) Big Data
11 1 (0.065%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (0.98%) Jenkins
1 15 (0.98%) Git (software)
1 15 (0.98%) Subversion
2 6 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (0.26%) JIRA
3 4 (0.26%) Hudson
4 1 (0.065%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.065%) Maven
General
1 307 (19.96%) Finance
2 92 (5.98%) Telecoms
3 83 (5.40%) Banking
4 40 (2.60%) Investment Banking
5 39 (2.54%) Retail
6 32 (2.08%) Law
7 28 (1.82%) Games
8 21 (1.37%) German Language
9 15 (0.98%) Manufacturing
10 12 (0.78%) French Language
11 11 (0.72%) Online Betting
11 11 (0.72%) Publishing
11 11 (0.72%) Legal
12 10 (0.65%) Back Office
12 10 (0.65%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.59%) Advertising
14 8 (0.52%) Billing
14 8 (0.52%) Marketing
15 2 (0.13%) Front Office
16 1 (0.065%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 493 (32.05%) Network Engineer
2 228 (14.82%) Architect
3 169 (10.99%) Consultant
4 154 (10.01%) Senior Network Engineer
5 145 (9.43%) Security Engineer
6 118 (7.67%) Analyst
7 109 (7.09%) Network Architect
8 81 (5.27%) Network Security Engineer
9 74 (4.81%) Support Engineer
10 71 (4.62%) Network Consultant
11 65 (4.23%) Senior Architect
12 53 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 51 (3.32%) Security Consultant
14 48 (3.12%) Senior Network Architect
14 48 (3.12%) Network Analyst
14 48 (3.12%) Infrastructure Architect
15 47 (3.06%) Senior Security Engineer
15 47 (3.06%) Developer
16 46 (2.99%) Administrator
17 45 (2.93%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (4.10%) RabbitMQ
2 61 (3.97%) ActiveMQ
3 53 (3.45%) XML
4 38 (2.47%) Web Services
5 37 (2.41%) J2EE
6 36 (2.34%) SOAP
6 36 (2.34%) LAMP
7 35 (2.28%) HTML
8 34 (2.21%) CSS
9 24 (1.56%) .NET
10 11 (0.72%) ASP.NET
11 10 (0.65%) Rendezvous
11 10 (0.65%) Middleware
12 6 (0.39%) .NET Framework
13 5 (0.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 5 (0.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (0.33%) jQuery
13 5 (0.33%) WebSphere MQ
13 5 (0.33%) WinForms
14 3 (0.20%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 54 (3.51%) Clustering
2 44 (2.86%) Open Source
3 42 (2.73%) Firmware
4 35 (2.28%) Computer Science
5 32 (2.08%) Symmetrix
5 32 (2.08%) RIA
6 31 (2.02%) Replication
7 23 (1.50%) Management Information System
8 22 (1.43%) Statistics
9 16 (1.04%) Enterprise Storage
9 16 (1.04%) Smartphone
10 15 (0.98%) Online Games
10 15 (0.98%) Blackberry
11 11 (0.72%) PKI
11 11 (0.72%) Fat Client
11 11 (0.72%) Thin Client
12 10 (0.65%) SecurID
12 10 (0.65%) Social Media
13 9 (0.59%) CLARiiON
14 8 (0.52%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 354 (23.02%) Windows
2 348 (22.63%) Linux
3 142 (9.23%) UNIX
4 88 (5.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 83 (5.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 80 (5.20%) Solaris
7 53 (3.45%) CentOS
8 51 (3.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 50 (3.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 38 (2.47%) Ubuntu
11 17 (1.11%) Windows 7
12 15 (0.98%) Windows XP
13 12 (0.78%) Windows 2000
14 7 (0.46%) Debian
15 6 (0.39%) SUSE
15 6 (0.39%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
16 5 (0.33%) AIX
17 4 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 381 (24.77%) Load Balancing
2 358 (23.28%) ITIL
3 221 (14.37%) Network Design
4 123 (8.00%) Change Management
5 121 (7.87%) Network Management
6 102 (6.63%) Project Management
7 73 (4.75%) Agile Software Development
8 70 (4.55%) E-Commerce
9 66 (4.29%) Information Security
10 65 (4.23%) Service Delivery
10 65 (4.23%) Kalman Filter
11 64 (4.16%) Data Security
12 50 (3.25%) Network Monitoring
12 50 (3.25%) Network Load Balancing
13 48 (3.12%) Change Control
14 47 (3.06%) Capacity Management
15 46 (2.99%) Scrum
15 46 (2.99%) Capacity Planning
15 46 (2.99%) SIEM
15 46 (2.99%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 153 (9.95%) SQL
2 117 (7.61%) Java
3 112 (7.28%) Perl
4 68 (4.42%) Python
5 62 (4.03%) Ruby
6 57 (3.71%) PHP
7 55 (3.58%) Bash Shell
8 47 (3.06%) PowerShell
9 46 (2.99%) JavaScript
10 28 (1.82%) C
11 26 (1.69%) VB
12 23 (1.50%) C++
13 18 (1.17%) Shell Script
14 8 (0.52%) C#
15 5 (0.33%) VB.NET
15 5 (0.33%) VBScript
16 2 (0.13%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.065%) Korn
Qualifications
1 628 (40.83%) Cisco Certification
2 492 (31.99%) CCNP
3 241 (15.67%) CCNA
4 188 (12.22%) CCIE
5 169 (10.99%) Security Cleared
6 127 (8.26%) CCSE
7 123 (8.00%) SC Cleared
8 110 (7.15%) Degree
9 77 (5.01%) CCSA
10 76 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
11 55 (3.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 52 (3.38%) JNCIA
13 48 (3.12%) MCSE
14 46 (2.99%) CCDP
15 37 (2.41%) CISSP
16 34 (2.21%) JNCIS
17 30 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
18 24 (1.56%) MCSA
19 23 (1.50%) MCITP
20 21 (1.37%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (6.57%) PCI DSS
2 85 (5.53%) SLA
3 57 (3.71%) QA
4 53 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 34 (2.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 20 (1.30%) ISO 9001
7 11 (0.72%) COBIT
8 1 (0.065%) BS7799
8 1 (0.065%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 248 (16.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 160 (10.40%) Active Directory
3 63 (4.10%) VMware ESX
4 39 (2.54%) KVM
5 34 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
5 34 (2.21%) vSphere
6 32 (2.08%) ProxySG
7 29 (1.89%) Hyper-V
8 28 (1.82%) ISA Server
8 28 (1.82%) Xen
9 26 (1.69%) XenApp
10 18 (1.17%) Terminal Services
11 17 (1.11%) UAG
12 15 (0.98%) NFS
13 14 (0.91%) XenDesktop
14 13 (0.85%) XenServer
15 11 (0.72%) Forefront TMG
16 6 (0.39%) vCloud
17 5 (0.33%) RHEV
18 4 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 78 (5.07%) Nagios
2 58 (3.77%) SCCM
3 55 (3.58%) CiscoWorks
4 52 (3.38%) Puppet
5 47 (3.06%) Cacti
6 46 (2.99%) HP NNM
7 30 (1.95%) SCOM
8 29 (1.89%) Ansible
9 28 (1.82%) CFEngine
9 28 (1.82%) Salt
9 28 (1.82%) ZABBIX
10 27 (1.76%) OpenView
11 26 (1.69%) SolarWinds Orion
12 23 (1.50%) FortiGate
13 22 (1.43%) ARCserve
14 20 (1.30%) Cisco Prime
15 17 (1.11%) OPNET
16 14 (0.91%) CA Spectrum
16 14 (0.91%) Opsview
17 12 (0.78%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1134 (73.73%) Cisco
2 734 (47.72%) Juniper
3 620 (40.31%) CheckPoint
4 354 (23.02%) VMware
5 220 (14.30%) HP
6 217 (14.11%) Blue Coat
7 168 (10.92%) Microsoft
8 143 (9.30%) Oracle
8 143 (9.30%) Citrix
9 133 (8.65%) SolarWinds
10 107 (6.96%) Fortinet
11 103 (6.70%) EMC
12 101 (6.57%) Red Hat
12 101 (6.57%) Riverbed
13 99 (6.44%) Websense
14 76 (4.94%) NetApp
15 69 (4.49%) McAfee
16 65 (4.23%) IBM
17 57 (3.71%) Nokia
17 57 (3.71%) Sourcefire
Slough, Berkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Car Allow Bonus Bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + car allowance + bonus + benefits.
Posted: 20 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum £55k & Bonus & Corporate Benefits Pa
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum £55k & Bonus & Corporate Benefits Pa
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
EXCELerate
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum £60k & Bonus & Corporate Benefits Pa
Posted: 21 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
FT Select
Salary: From £73,200 to £85,200 per annum Pension + Life Cover + Private Medic
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £60,000 per annum plus bonus and exceptional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Weymouth, Dorset
Online Media Experts - New Look
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 to £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Ortolan Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
Xchanging
Salary: Bens, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + bonus benefits
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
City, London
LA International
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago