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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 76 88 82
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Permanent jobs citing F5 11 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.00% 0.36% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 2.10% 0.72% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 3
Average salary £57,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
524 559 492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 47.81% 50.68% 50.88%
Number of salaries quoted 411 471 419
Average salary £40,000 £43,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.51% +23.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £56,800 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 19 September 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
Basildon - 5 £55,000 -
F5
East of England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 12 (85.71%) Cisco
1 12 (85.71%) Firewall
2 10 (71.43%) ITIL
3 9 (64.29%) VPN
3 9 (64.29%) Juniper
3 9 (64.29%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (57.14%) Load Balancing
5 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
5 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 6 (42.86%) CCNP
5 6 (42.86%) CCDA
5 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (42.86%) MPLS
5 6 (42.86%) LAN
5 6 (42.86%) WAN
6 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
6 5 (35.71%) CCSP
6 5 (35.71%) OSPF
6 5 (35.71%) BGP
6 5 (35.71%) SAN
6 5 (35.71%) VLAN
6 5 (35.71%) FWSM
6 5 (35.71%) Multicast
7 4 (28.57%) Network Design
7 4 (28.57%) Finance
7 4 (28.57%) Network Security
7 4 (28.57%) Project Management
8 3 (21.43%) McAfee
8 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
8 3 (21.43%) Wireless

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 2 (14.29%) IIS
1 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 2 (14.29%) GlassFish
1 2 (14.29%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) Firewall
2 9 (64.29%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (64.29%) VPN
3 6 (42.86%) LAN
3 6 (42.86%) WAN
3 6 (42.86%) MPLS
4 5 (35.71%) OSPF
4 5 (35.71%) BGP
4 5 (35.71%) SAN
4 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
4 5 (35.71%) FWSM
4 5 (35.71%) Multicast
4 5 (35.71%) VLAN
5 4 (28.57%) Network Security
6 3 (21.43%) Wireless
6 3 (21.43%) SSL
7 2 (14.29%) DNS
7 2 (14.29%) BIG-IP
8 1 (7.14%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Subversion
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Architect
1 8 (57.14%) Network Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Network Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Network Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Network Security Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Security Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Design Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Network Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) UNIX
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) ITIL
2 8 (57.14%) Load Balancing
3 4 (28.57%) Network Design
3 4 (28.57%) Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
4 3 (21.43%) Information Security
4 3 (21.43%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Perl
1 2 (14.29%) Korn
1 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) CCNP
1 6 (42.86%) CCDA
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) CCSP
3 1 (7.14%) CCIE
3 1 (7.14%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 2 (14.29%) vSphere
1 2 (14.29%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (14.29%) Puppet
2 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (14.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Cisco
2 9 (64.29%) Juniper
3 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
3 3 (21.43%) McAfee
3 3 (21.43%) TippingPoint
3 3 (21.43%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) SaltStack
4 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 2 (14.29%) IBM
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (14.29%) JBoss