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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 92 93 102
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Permanent jobs citing F5 1 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.099% 0.97% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 2.20% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Median salary - £72,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +93.33%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
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
421 546 744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 41.81% 44.17% 55.73%
Number of salaries quoted 324 387 632
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region citing F5 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT jobs citing F5 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for F5.

1 12 (85.71%) Palo Alto
2 11 (78.57%) Cisco ASA
2 11 (78.57%) VPN
2 11 (78.57%) SSL
2 11 (78.57%) Cisco
2 11 (78.57%) Firewall
3 10 (71.43%) WAN
3 10 (71.43%) CCNP
3 10 (71.43%) CCDP
3 10 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (57.14%) LAN
4 8 (57.14%) ITIL
4 8 (57.14%) IPsec
5 7 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (50.00%) MPLS
5 7 (50.00%) FirePass
5 7 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
5 7 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (42.86%) Zeacom
6 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
6 6 (42.86%) Publishing
6 6 (42.86%) IP Telephony
7 5 (35.71%) Network Security
7 5 (35.71%) Load Balancing
8 4 (28.57%) Network Architecture
8 4 (28.57%) CCSA
8 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
8 4 (28.57%) CCSE
8 4 (28.57%) OSPF
8 4 (28.57%) Juniper

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) GlassFish
1 2 (14.29%) IIS
1 2 (14.29%) JBoss
1 2 (14.29%) OpenStack
1 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (14.29%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) Cisco ASA
1 11 (78.57%) Firewall
1 11 (78.57%) SSL
1 11 (78.57%) VPN
2 10 (71.43%) WAN
3 8 (57.14%) IPsec
3 8 (57.14%) LAN
4 7 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (50.00%) FirePass
4 7 (50.00%) MPLS
5 6 (42.86%) IP Telephony
6 5 (35.71%) Network Security
7 4 (28.57%) OSPF
8 3 (21.43%) BGP
8 3 (21.43%) DMZ
8 3 (21.43%) EIGRP
8 3 (21.43%) Ethernet
8 3 (21.43%) IPv4
8 3 (21.43%) MGCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 2 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 6 (42.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) LAN Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Security Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) WAN Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Network Design Architect
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) IT Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Network Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Security Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) iPad
2 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Unix
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 5 (35.71%) Load Balancing
4 4 (28.57%) Network Architecture
4 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (21.43%) Data Privacy
5 3 (21.43%) Network Design
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (14.29%) DevOps
6 2 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
7 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 2 (14.29%) Korn
1 2 (14.29%) Perl
1 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) CCDP
1 10 (71.43%) CCNP
1 10 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (28.57%) CCDA
2 4 (28.57%) CCIE
2 4 (28.57%) CCNA
2 4 (28.57%) CCSA
2 4 (28.57%) CCSE
3 3 (21.43%) CCSP
3 3 (21.43%) JNCIE
3 3 (21.43%) JNCIP
4 2 (14.29%) JNCIA
4 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 2 (14.29%) vCloud
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (14.29%) Ansible
2 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Palo Alto
2 11 (78.57%) Cisco
3 6 (42.86%) Zeacom
4 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 4 (28.57%) Juniper
5 2 (14.29%) IBM
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle
5 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 2 (14.29%) SaltStack
5 2 (14.29%) VMware
6 1 (7.14%) Aruba
6 1 (7.14%) Avaya
6 1 (7.14%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (7.14%) Infoblox