The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the England region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within F5 Networks, Inc.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 336 344 420
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +76
Permanent jobs citing F5 812 686 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.74% 0.68% 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category 1.58% 1.41% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 658 543 463
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
Vendors Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
51490 48621 53218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 47.08% 47.85% 47.99%
Number of salaries quoted 41726 40182 45288
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,500
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
UK

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -32 340 £50,000 -9.09% 33
South East +30 262 £47,500 - 14
Yorkshire +12 91 £55,000 +22.22% 5
East of England +10 40 £57,500 +15.00% 3
South West +1 32 £50,500 +12.22% 4
North West -7 17 £48,750 -16.66% 3
West Midlands -11 17 £57,250 +4.09% 4
North East 0 5 £21,000 -53.33%
East Midlands -18 5 £39,000 -25.71%
Midlands +7 1 £55,500 -26.00%
F5
UK

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1133 (75.38%) Cisco
2 935 (62.21%) Firewall
3 720 (47.90%) Juniper
4 638 (42.45%) Cisco Certification
5 628 (41.78%) CheckPoint
6 501 (33.33%) CCNP
7 460 (30.61%) WAN
8 385 (25.62%) Load Balancing
9 353 (23.49%) LAN
10 347 (23.09%) Cisco ASA
11 330 (21.96%) BGP
12 327 (21.76%) VMware
13 326 (21.69%) Linux
14 323 (21.49%) Network Security
15 322 (21.42%) Windows
16 315 (20.96%) ITIL
17 310 (20.63%) TCP/IP
18 309 (20.56%) Finance
19 292 (19.43%) OSPF
20 291 (19.36%) VPN
21 286 (19.03%) DNS
22 250 (16.63%) MPLS
23 245 (16.30%) CCNA
24 236 (15.70%) Network Design
25 230 (15.30%) HP
26 227 (15.10%) VMware Infrastructure
27 224 (14.90%) Blue Coat
28 221 (14.70%) SSL
29 219 (14.57%) Internet
30 215 (14.30%) BIG-IP

F5
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 131 (8.72%) Apache
2 130 (8.65%) Tomcat
3 99 (6.59%) WebSphere
4 66 (4.39%) WebLogic
5 61 (4.06%) IIS
5 61 (4.06%) MS Exchange
6 39 (2.59%) Node.js
7 36 (2.40%) nginx
8 32 (2.13%) WebLogic Portal
9 29 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2007
9 29 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2013
10 24 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
11 21 (1.40%) SharePoint
12 19 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2003
13 18 (1.20%) Lync
14 8 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
15 6 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 5 (0.33%) Drupal
16 5 (0.33%) WordPress
16 5 (0.33%) Moodle
Applications
1 94 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 63 (4.19%) MS Office
3 49 (3.26%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.33%) MS Project
5 2 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (1.13%) Oracle Applications
2 9 (0.60%) RMDS
3 5 (0.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.13%) Office 365
2 13 (0.86%) SaaS
3 10 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.067%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.067%) PaaS
7 1 (0.067%) IBM SmartCloud
7 1 (0.067%) Route 53
7 1 (0.067%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 935 (62.21%) Firewall
2 460 (30.61%) WAN
3 353 (23.49%) LAN
4 347 (23.09%) Cisco ASA
5 330 (21.96%) BGP
6 323 (21.49%) Network Security
7 310 (20.63%) TCP/IP
8 292 (19.43%) OSPF
9 291 (19.36%) VPN
10 286 (19.03%) DNS
11 250 (16.63%) MPLS
12 221 (14.70%) SSL
13 219 (14.57%) Internet
14 215 (14.30%) BIG-IP
15 198 (13.17%) EIGRP
16 186 (12.38%) Cisco Nexus
17 178 (11.84%) Wireless
18 161 (10.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 155 (10.31%) HTTP
20 141 (9.38%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (6.19%) MySQL
2 86 (5.72%) SQL Server
3 28 (1.86%) DB2
4 17 (1.13%) Relational Database
5 13 (0.86%) RDBMS
6 6 (0.40%) Informix
7 5 (0.33%) Cognos Impromptu
7 5 (0.33%) OLTP
8 3 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.20%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.13%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.13%) Redis
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.067%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.067%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (1.06%) Subversion
2 15 (1.00%) Git (software)
2 15 (1.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (0.33%) Hudson
5 4 (0.27%) JIRA
6 2 (0.13%) Maven
7 1 (0.067%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.067%) Eclipse
General
1 309 (20.56%) Finance
2 101 (6.72%) Telecoms
3 73 (4.86%) Banking
4 36 (2.40%) Investment Banking
5 34 (2.26%) Retail
6 32 (2.13%) Games
7 30 (2.00%) Law
8 18 (1.20%) Financial Institution
9 17 (1.13%) German Language
9 17 (1.13%) Manufacturing
10 11 (0.73%) Online Betting
10 11 (0.73%) Advertising
11 10 (0.67%) Legal
11 10 (0.67%) French Language
12 9 (0.60%) Marketing
12 9 (0.60%) Back Office
13 8 (0.53%) Publishing
14 7 (0.47%) Billing
15 2 (0.13%) Front Office
16 1 (0.067%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 495 (32.93%) Network Engineer
2 225 (14.97%) Architect
3 176 (11.71%) Consultant
4 151 (10.05%) Senior Network Engineer
5 130 (8.65%) Security Engineer
6 121 (8.05%) Analyst
7 111 (7.39%) Network Architect
8 76 (5.06%) Network Security Engineer
9 73 (4.86%) Network Consultant
10 72 (4.79%) Support Engineer
11 62 (4.13%) Firewall Engineer
12 59 (3.93%) Senior Architect
13 52 (3.46%) Security Consultant
14 49 (3.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 48 (3.19%) Developer
16 47 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
16 47 (3.13%) Network Analyst
16 47 (3.13%) Senior Security Engineer
17 46 (3.06%) Network Support
18 42 (2.79%) Senior Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (3.99%) SOAP
2 59 (3.93%) RabbitMQ
3 57 (3.79%) ActiveMQ
4 47 (3.13%) XML
5 39 (2.59%) Web Services
5 39 (2.59%) J2EE
6 34 (2.26%) LAMP
7 29 (1.93%) CSS
8 28 (1.86%) HTML
9 20 (1.33%) .NET
10 10 (0.67%) Rendezvous
11 9 (0.60%) ASP.NET
12 7 (0.47%) Middleware
13 6 (0.40%) jQuery
13 6 (0.40%) .NET Framework
14 5 (0.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 5 (0.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 5 (0.33%) WinForms
14 5 (0.33%) WebSphere MQ
15 3 (0.20%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 56 (3.73%) Clustering
2 44 (2.93%) Open Source
3 39 (2.59%) Computer Science
4 36 (2.40%) Firmware
5 32 (2.13%) Symmetrix
5 32 (2.13%) RIA
6 28 (1.86%) Replication
7 21 (1.40%) Management Information System
8 20 (1.33%) Statistics
9 18 (1.20%) PKI
10 17 (1.13%) Online Games
10 17 (1.13%) Fat Client
10 17 (1.13%) Enterprise Storage
10 17 (1.13%) Thin Client
11 16 (1.06%) Smartphone
12 12 (0.80%) Blackberry
12 12 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
13 10 (0.67%) SecurID
13 10 (0.67%) Social Media
14 8 (0.53%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 326 (21.69%) Linux
2 322 (21.42%) Windows
3 128 (8.52%) UNIX
4 82 (5.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 76 (5.06%) Solaris
6 73 (4.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 52 (3.46%) CentOS
8 50 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 46 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
10 36 (2.40%) Ubuntu
11 17 (1.13%) Windows 7
12 13 (0.86%) Windows XP
13 10 (0.67%) Windows 2000
14 8 (0.53%) Mac OS X
15 7 (0.47%) SUSE
15 7 (0.47%) Debian
16 3 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.20%) AIX
17 2 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
18 1 (0.067%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 385 (25.62%) Load Balancing
2 315 (20.96%) ITIL
3 236 (15.70%) Network Design
4 152 (10.11%) Network Management
5 128 (8.52%) Change Management
6 97 (6.45%) Project Management
7 70 (4.66%) Agile Software Development
8 68 (4.52%) Data Security
8 68 (4.52%) E-Commerce
9 67 (4.46%) Capacity Management
10 60 (3.99%) Information Security
11 59 (3.93%) Service Delivery
12 57 (3.79%) Network Architecture
13 51 (3.39%) Incident Management
14 49 (3.26%) Network Load Balancing
14 49 (3.26%) Network Monitoring
15 46 (3.06%) Scrum
16 43 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
16 43 (2.86%) SIEM
17 42 (2.79%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 136 (9.05%) SQL
2 109 (7.25%) Perl
3 107 (7.12%) Java
4 65 (4.32%) Python
5 58 (3.86%) Ruby
6 54 (3.59%) PHP
7 52 (3.46%) Bash Shell
8 44 (2.93%) JavaScript
9 40 (2.66%) PowerShell
10 27 (1.80%) C
11 26 (1.73%) VB
12 23 (1.53%) C++
13 19 (1.26%) Shell Script
14 8 (0.53%) C#
15 5 (0.33%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.20%) VBScript
17 1 (0.067%) Korn
17 1 (0.067%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 638 (42.45%) Cisco Certification
2 501 (33.33%) CCNP
3 245 (16.30%) CCNA
4 183 (12.18%) CCIE
5 173 (11.51%) Security Cleared
6 134 (8.92%) CCSE
7 120 (7.98%) SC Cleared
8 112 (7.45%) Degree
9 88 (5.85%) CCSA
10 79 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
11 61 (4.06%) CCDP
12 53 (3.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 50 (3.33%) MCSE
13 50 (3.33%) JNCIA
14 37 (2.46%) JNCIS
15 34 (2.26%) CISSP
16 29 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
17 26 (1.73%) MCSA
18 24 (1.60%) CCSP
19 23 (1.53%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (6.05%) PCI DSS
2 87 (5.79%) SLA
3 55 (3.66%) QA
4 43 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 35 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 15 (1.00%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.33%) COBIT
8 1 (0.067%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.067%) BS7799
System Software
1 227 (15.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 140 (9.31%) Active Directory
3 58 (3.86%) VMware ESX
4 37 (2.46%) KVM
5 34 (2.26%) vSphere
6 33 (2.20%) ProxySG
7 31 (2.06%) XenApp
7 31 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
8 27 (1.80%) Xen
8 27 (1.80%) Hyper-V
9 24 (1.60%) ISA Server
10 19 (1.26%) Terminal Services
11 15 (1.00%) XenServer
11 15 (1.00%) NFS
12 14 (0.93%) XenDesktop
13 12 (0.80%) UAG
14 9 (0.60%) Forefront TMG
15 6 (0.40%) vCloud
16 5 (0.33%) RHEV
17 4 (0.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 90 (5.99%) CiscoWorks
2 76 (5.06%) Nagios
3 68 (4.52%) HP NNM
4 58 (3.86%) SCCM
5 48 (3.19%) Puppet
6 45 (2.99%) Cacti
7 36 (2.40%) OpenView
8 30 (2.00%) SolarWinds Orion
9 28 (1.86%) Ansible
10 26 (1.73%) ZABBIX
10 26 (1.73%) SCOM
10 26 (1.73%) Salt
10 26 (1.73%) CFEngine
11 21 (1.40%) Cisco Prime
11 21 (1.40%) ARCserve
12 19 (1.26%) FortiGate
13 17 (1.13%) OPNET
14 14 (0.93%) Opsview
14 14 (0.93%) CA Spectrum
15 12 (0.80%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1133 (75.38%) Cisco
2 720 (47.90%) Juniper
3 628 (41.78%) CheckPoint
4 327 (21.76%) VMware
5 230 (15.30%) HP
6 224 (14.90%) Blue Coat
7 162 (10.78%) Microsoft
8 150 (9.98%) Citrix
9 140 (9.31%) SolarWinds
10 135 (8.98%) Oracle
11 121 (8.05%) Riverbed
12 110 (7.32%) Fortinet
13 106 (7.05%) Websense
14 87 (5.79%) EMC
15 81 (5.39%) Red Hat
16 70 (4.66%) McAfee
17 62 (4.13%) NetApp
17 62 (4.13%) Sourcefire
18 59 (3.93%) Nokia
19 56 (3.73%) IBM
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 20% bonus + much more
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
FT Select
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum OTE £75,000 to £80,000 + car allowan
Posted: 6 hours ago
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Lewes, East Sussex
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + 15% shift allowance
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum +Bonus +Benefits +Training
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus car allowance, bonus scheme etc
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
Orpington, Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
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
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Suffolk
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: From £73,200 to £85,200 per annum Pension + Life Cover + Private Medic
Posted: 2 days ago
London
FT Select
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago