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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 87 89 90
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing F5 9 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.75% 0.42% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 1.78% 0.79% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 1
Average salary £70,000 £57,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.80% +14.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.71% +0.52%
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
506 631 569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 42.38% 52.80% 50.53%
Number of salaries quoted 371 544 500
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £29,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
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 31 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
Basildon -5 1 - -
F5
East of England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 27 (87.10%) Load Balancing
2 20 (64.52%) Cisco
3 18 (58.06%) Windows
3 18 (58.06%) Firewall
4 16 (51.61%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (48.39%) ITIL
6 12 (38.71%) LAN
6 12 (38.71%) CCNP
7 11 (35.48%) IBM
7 11 (35.48%) Red Hat
7 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (35.48%) UNIX
7 11 (35.48%) DNS
7 11 (35.48%) Linux
7 11 (35.48%) JBoss
7 11 (35.48%) Tomcat
7 11 (35.48%) Perl
7 11 (35.48%) Oracle
7 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
7 11 (35.48%) WebLogic
7 11 (35.48%) IIS
7 11 (35.48%) VMware
7 11 (35.48%) Korn
7 11 (35.48%) WebSphere
7 11 (35.48%) Subversion
7 11 (35.48%) BIG-IP
7 11 (35.48%) GlassFish
7 11 (35.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (35.48%) Hyper-V
7 11 (35.48%) Git (software)

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (35.48%) WebLogic
1 11 (35.48%) IIS
1 11 (35.48%) JBoss
1 11 (35.48%) Tomcat
1 11 (35.48%) WebSphere
1 11 (35.48%) GlassFish
1 11 (35.48%) OpenStack
2 2 (6.45%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 11 (35.48%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (35.48%) IBM SmartCloud
1 11 (35.48%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 18 (58.06%) Firewall
2 12 (38.71%) LAN
3 11 (35.48%) DNS
3 11 (35.48%) BIG-IP
4 10 (32.26%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (25.81%) VPN
6 6 (19.35%) SSL
6 6 (19.35%) Network Security
6 6 (19.35%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (16.13%) NetScreen
7 5 (16.13%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (12.90%) WAN
8 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
8 4 (12.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (12.90%) Cisco PIX
8 4 (12.90%) FWSM
9 3 (9.68%) MPLS
10 2 (6.45%) DMZ
10 2 (6.45%) Wireless
10 2 (6.45%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
1 11 (35.48%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (35.48%) Subversion
1 11 (35.48%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Network Engineer
2 11 (35.48%) Automation Engineer
3 8 (25.81%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Security Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Cisco Support
5 4 (12.90%) Network Support
6 3 (9.68%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Design Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Technical Design Authority
6 3 (9.68%) Technical Design Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Technical Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Design Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Firewall Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Data Integration
2 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (58.06%) Windows
2 11 (35.48%) Linux
2 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (35.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (35.48%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (87.10%) Load Balancing
2 15 (48.39%) ITIL
3 11 (35.48%) Continuous Delivery
4 10 (32.26%) DevOps
5 6 (19.35%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (16.13%) Change Management
6 5 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (12.90%) Network Design
7 4 (12.90%) Problem Management
8 3 (9.68%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (6.45%) Network Architecture
9 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
9 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
10 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) Perl
1 11 (35.48%) Korn
1 11 (35.48%) PowerShell
1 11 (35.48%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (51.61%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (38.71%) CCNP
3 9 (29.03%) CCNA
4 5 (16.13%) CCSA
5 3 (9.68%) CCIE
6 2 (6.45%) CCDP
6 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 11 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (35.48%) Hyper-V
1 11 (35.48%) vSphere
1 11 (35.48%) vCloud
2 2 (6.45%) UAG
Systems Management
1 11 (35.48%) Puppet
1 11 (35.48%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (35.48%) Ansible
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) Cisco
2 11 (35.48%) IBM
2 11 (35.48%) Oracle
2 11 (35.48%) Red Hat
2 11 (35.48%) VMware
2 11 (35.48%) SaltStack
3 9 (29.03%) Juniper
4 7 (22.58%) CheckPoint
5 5 (16.13%) Nortel
5 5 (16.13%) Avaya
5 5 (16.13%) Blue Coat
5 5 (16.13%) SolarWinds
5 5 (16.13%) Infoblox
6 4 (12.90%) Brocade
6 4 (12.90%) HP
7 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.23%) Zeacom