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 27 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 73 86 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs citing F5 7 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.63% 0.36% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.27% 0.70% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 0
Average salary £57,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £49,250 £46,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.34% +3.88%
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
551 569 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 49.95% 51.92% 52.17%
Number of salaries quoted 447 489 467
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 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
Basildon - 3 - -
F5
East of England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (92.31%) Cisco
1 12 (92.31%) Firewall
2 9 (69.23%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (69.23%) VPN
3 7 (53.85%) ITIL
3 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
3 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
4 6 (46.15%) Network Security
4 6 (46.15%) TippingPoint
4 6 (46.15%) Information Security
4 6 (46.15%) SSL
4 6 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (46.15%) HP
4 6 (46.15%) Juniper
4 6 (46.15%) CheckPoint
4 6 (46.15%) McAfee
5 5 (38.46%) Risk Management
5 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
5 5 (38.46%) SIEM
5 5 (38.46%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (30.77%) Load Balancing
7 3 (23.08%) VLAN
7 3 (23.08%) Wireless
7 3 (23.08%) Network Design
7 3 (23.08%) FWSM
7 3 (23.08%) Finance
7 3 (23.08%) BGP
7 3 (23.08%) Project Management
7 3 (23.08%) MPLS
7 3 (23.08%) OSPF

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
1 1 (7.69%) GlassFish
1 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) Firewall
2 9 (69.23%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (69.23%) VPN
3 6 (46.15%) SSL
3 6 (46.15%) Network Security
4 3 (23.08%) VLAN
4 3 (23.08%) Wireless
4 3 (23.08%) FWSM
4 3 (23.08%) Multicast
4 3 (23.08%) SAN
4 3 (23.08%) MPLS
4 3 (23.08%) OSPF
4 3 (23.08%) BGP
4 3 (23.08%) LAN
4 3 (23.08%) WAN
4 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 1 (7.69%) DNS
5 1 (7.69%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Network Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Security Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Network Architect
1 6 (46.15%) Architect
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Network Security Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Network Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) Information Security
3 5 (38.46%) Risk Management
3 5 (38.46%) SIEM
4 4 (30.77%) Load Balancing
5 3 (23.08%) Network Design
5 3 (23.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Perl
1 1 (7.69%) Korn
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) CCSP
2 3 (23.08%) CCNP
2 3 (23.08%) CCDA
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.69%) vSphere
1 1 (7.69%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (7.69%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) HP
2 6 (46.15%) Juniper
2 6 (46.15%) CheckPoint
2 6 (46.15%) McAfee
2 6 (46.15%) TippingPoint
3 1 (7.69%) SaltStack
3 1 (7.69%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) JBoss