The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 74 98 -
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -
Permanent jobs citing F5 28 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.16% 0.99% -
As % of the Vendors category 4.70% 1.72% -
Number of salaries quoted 20 14 0
Average salary £50,000 £44,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.99% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
F5
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Vendors Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
596 814 532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 45.92% 57.61% 54.68%
Number of salaries quoted 472 649 471
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,055 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.13% -

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing F5 across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

F5
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing F5 across the Essex region.

F5 Salary Trend in Essex

F5
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing F5 across the Essex region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

F5 Salary Histogram in Essex

F5
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Essex region over the 3 months to 21 April 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
Brentwood -2 12 £50,000 +33.33%
Basildon - 3 - -
Chelmsford +2 1 £37,000 -1.33%
F5
East of England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 34 (73.91%) Cisco
2 32 (69.57%) Load Balancing
3 26 (56.52%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (54.35%) Firewall
5 21 (45.65%) ITIL
6 18 (39.13%) Windows
6 18 (39.13%) CCNP
7 17 (36.96%) Cisco Nexus
8 16 (34.78%) Cisco ASA
8 16 (34.78%) Juniper
9 14 (30.43%) CCNA
9 14 (30.43%) SSL
9 14 (30.43%) LAN
10 13 (28.26%) Linux
10 13 (28.26%) Perl
10 13 (28.26%) Red Hat
10 13 (28.26%) Wi-Fi
10 13 (28.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (28.26%) Network Security
11 12 (26.09%) GlassFish
11 12 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (26.09%) PowerShell
11 12 (26.09%) Korn
11 12 (26.09%) WebSphere
11 12 (26.09%) BIG-IP
11 12 (26.09%) Subversion
11 12 (26.09%) Hyper-V
11 12 (26.09%) Git (software)
11 12 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
11 12 (26.09%) vSphere

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 12 (26.09%) WebLogic
1 12 (26.09%) IIS
1 12 (26.09%) JBoss
1 12 (26.09%) Tomcat
1 12 (26.09%) WebSphere
1 12 (26.09%) GlassFish
1 12 (26.09%) OpenStack
2 4 (8.70%) Lync
3 1 (2.17%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (26.09%) IBM SmartCloud
1 12 (26.09%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 25 (54.35%) Firewall
2 17 (36.96%) Cisco Nexus
3 16 (34.78%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (30.43%) LAN
4 14 (30.43%) SSL
5 13 (28.26%) Wi-Fi
5 13 (28.26%) Network Security
6 12 (26.09%) BIG-IP
6 12 (26.09%) DNS
7 11 (23.91%) TCP/IP
8 9 (19.57%) VPN
9 8 (17.39%) WAN
9 8 (17.39%) MPLS
9 8 (17.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 6 (13.04%) FWSM
10 6 (13.04%) Cisco PIX
11 5 (10.87%) BGP
11 5 (10.87%) Wireless
12 4 (8.70%) IPsec
12 4 (8.70%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
1 12 (26.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) Subversion
1 12 (26.09%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.35%) Legal
3 2 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 12 (26.09%) Automation Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Security Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Network Support
5 6 (13.04%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Cisco Support
7 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Architect
8 3 (6.52%) Network Architect
9 2 (4.35%) Network Design Architect
10 1 (2.17%) Cisco Network Specialist
10 1 (2.17%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 1 (2.17%) Senior Network Support
10 1 (2.17%) Senior Network Support Engineer
10 1 (2.17%) Firewall Engineer
10 1 (2.17%) Firewall Specialist
10 1 (2.17%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) CSS
2 2 (4.35%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Data Integration
1 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.17%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 18 (39.13%) Windows
2 13 (28.26%) Linux
2 13 (28.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (26.09%) UNIX
3 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (69.57%) Load Balancing
2 21 (45.65%) ITIL
3 12 (26.09%) Continuous Delivery
4 10 (21.74%) Change Management
5 8 (17.39%) Problem Management
6 5 (10.87%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (10.87%) DevOps
7 3 (6.52%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.52%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.35%) Network Architecture
8 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.17%) Line Management
9 1 (2.17%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (2.17%) Network Management
9 1 (2.17%) Low Latency
9 1 (2.17%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.26%) Perl
2 12 (26.09%) Korn
2 12 (26.09%) PowerShell
2 12 (26.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (56.52%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (39.13%) CCNP
3 14 (30.43%) CCNA
4 6 (13.04%) CCDP
4 6 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (10.87%) CCSA
6 3 (6.52%) CCIE
7 2 (4.35%) CCDA
7 2 (4.35%) CCSE
7 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
7 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.17%) JNCIP
8 1 (2.17%) JNCIE
System Software
1 12 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (26.09%) Hyper-V
1 12 (26.09%) vSphere
1 12 (26.09%) vCloud
2 3 (6.52%) UAG
Systems Management
1 12 (26.09%) Puppet
1 12 (26.09%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (26.09%) Ansible
Vendors
1 34 (73.91%) Cisco
2 16 (34.78%) Juniper
3 13 (28.26%) Red Hat
4 12 (26.09%) Oracle
4 12 (26.09%) IBM
4 12 (26.09%) VMware
4 12 (26.09%) SaltStack
5 11 (23.91%) HP
6 10 (21.74%) Brocade
7 8 (17.39%) CheckPoint
8 5 (10.87%) Avaya
9 4 (8.70%) SolarWinds
10 3 (6.52%) Infoblox
10 3 (6.52%) Blue Coat
10 3 (6.52%) Sourcefire
10 3 (6.52%) Nortel
11 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
12 1 (2.17%) Splunk
12 1 (2.17%) Zeacom