The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 292 334 395
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +61
Permanent jobs citing F5 419 317 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.91% 0.71% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category 1.96% 1.54% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 338 285 230
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £83,700 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
F5
England

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

Vendors Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
21364 20558 23285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 46.38% 46.17% 46.88%
Number of salaries quoted 17587 17198 19875
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £78,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in London

F5
Salary Trend in London

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

F5 Salary Trend in London

F5
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing F5 across the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

F5 Salary Histogram in London

F5
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the London 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
City of London +67 135 £57,500 +9.52% 17
Orpington -4 9 £42,500 -
Hounslow - 9 £52,500 - 1
Canary Wharf +18 4 £75,000 -
Hayes +6 4 £52,500 -4.54% 2
Croydon - 4 £55,000 - 2
West Drayton - 3 £55,000 -
Harrow -16 2 £72,500 +26.08%
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 492 (66.31%) Cisco
2 456 (61.46%) Firewall
3 343 (46.23%) Juniper
4 314 (42.32%) CheckPoint
5 307 (41.37%) Cisco Certification
6 249 (33.56%) CCNP
7 233 (31.40%) WAN
8 214 (28.84%) Load Balancing
9 193 (26.01%) Linux
10 177 (23.85%) LAN
11 169 (22.78%) Windows
12 168 (22.64%) Finance
13 165 (22.24%) BGP
14 157 (21.16%) Cisco ASA
15 156 (21.02%) VPN
16 155 (20.89%) VMware
17 142 (19.14%) Cisco Nexus
18 139 (18.73%) MPLS
19 136 (18.33%) ITIL
20 130 (17.52%) CCIE
21 126 (16.98%) EIGRP
22 120 (16.17%) DNS
23 119 (16.04%) OSPF
24 113 (15.23%) Oracle
25 112 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
26 109 (14.69%) Network Security
26 109 (14.69%) CCNA
27 105 (14.15%) TCP/IP
28 99 (13.34%) SQL
28 99 (13.34%) Apache

F5
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 99 (13.34%) Apache
2 96 (12.94%) Tomcat
3 42 (5.66%) Node.js
4 37 (4.99%) nginx
4 37 (4.99%) MS Exchange
5 32 (4.31%) WebLogic
6 28 (3.77%) SharePoint
7 22 (2.96%) IIS
8 17 (2.29%) WebSphere
8 17 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2010
9 14 (1.89%) Lync
10 10 (1.35%) Lotus Domino
11 6 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.54%) Jetty
13 4 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
14 3 (0.40%) WebLogic Portal
15 2 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
15 2 (0.27%) TeamSite
Applications
1 49 (6.60%) MS Excel
2 29 (3.91%) MS Visio
3 24 (3.23%) MS Office
4 2 (0.27%) MS Project
4 2 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.96%) SaaS
1 22 (2.96%) Office 365
2 3 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.27%) GitHub
3 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 456 (61.46%) Firewall
2 233 (31.40%) WAN
3 177 (23.85%) LAN
4 165 (22.24%) BGP
5 157 (21.16%) Cisco ASA
6 156 (21.02%) VPN
7 142 (19.14%) Cisco Nexus
8 139 (18.73%) MPLS
9 126 (16.98%) EIGRP
10 120 (16.17%) DNS
11 119 (16.04%) OSPF
12 109 (14.69%) Network Security
13 105 (14.15%) TCP/IP
14 99 (13.34%) Wireless
15 94 (12.67%) SSL
16 93 (12.53%) BIG-IP
17 68 (9.16%) HTTP
18 65 (8.76%) NetScaler
19 64 (8.63%) Internet
20 58 (7.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 46 (6.20%) MySQL
3 30 (4.04%) DB2
4 4 (0.54%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (0.54%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.27%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.27%) SQLPlus
5 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (1.21%) Subversion
1 9 (1.21%) Git (software)
1 9 (1.21%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.27%) JIRA
2 2 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 168 (22.64%) Finance
2 63 (8.49%) Banking
3 61 (8.22%) Telecoms
4 45 (6.06%) Investment Banking
5 29 (3.91%) Law
6 20 (2.70%) Games
7 18 (2.43%) Retail
8 15 (2.02%) Publishing
9 14 (1.89%) Back Office
10 10 (1.35%) Online Betting
11 8 (1.08%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.67%) Legal
12 5 (0.67%) French Language
12 5 (0.67%) German Language
13 2 (0.27%) Marketing
13 2 (0.27%) Billing
13 2 (0.27%) Front Office
14 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 295 (39.76%) Network Engineer
2 84 (11.32%) Consultant
2 84 (11.32%) Senior Network Engineer
3 64 (8.63%) Analyst
4 54 (7.28%) Architect
5 48 (6.47%) Security Consultant
6 42 (5.66%) Security Engineer
7 38 (5.12%) Administrator
8 35 (4.72%) Network Security Engineer
9 34 (4.58%) Systems Engineer
9 34 (4.58%) Team Leader
10 33 (4.45%) Network Team Leader
11 32 (4.31%) Network Analyst
12 30 (4.04%) Linux Administrator
13 28 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
14 27 (3.64%) Applications Support
15 22 (2.96%) Network Architect
15 22 (2.96%) Firewall Engineer
16 21 (2.83%) Senior Consultant
17 19 (2.56%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (4.31%) ActiveMQ
2 30 (4.04%) RabbitMQ
3 17 (2.29%) CSS
4 16 (2.16%) XML
5 14 (1.89%) SOAP
6 6 (0.81%) HTML
7 5 (0.67%) .NET
8 4 (0.54%) LAMP
9 3 (0.40%) Middleware
9 3 (0.40%) Web Services
10 2 (0.27%) Memcached
10 2 (0.27%) OC4J
10 2 (0.27%) Java EE
11 1 (0.13%) FIX Protocol
11 1 (0.13%) Software Packaging
11 1 (0.13%) Apache Flex
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (0.13%) DCOM
11 1 (0.13%) JMS
11 1 (0.13%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 23 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (2.96%) Replication
3 16 (2.16%) Blackberry
4 15 (2.02%) Firmware
5 13 (1.75%) Clustering
6 12 (1.62%) Computer Science
6 12 (1.62%) Online Games
7 9 (1.21%) Social Media
8 7 (0.94%) Hedge funds
8 7 (0.94%) CESG
9 6 (0.81%) Statistics
9 6 (0.81%) Management Information System
9 6 (0.81%) CLARiiON
9 6 (0.81%) FlexPod
10 5 (0.67%) Enterprise Storage
10 5 (0.67%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.54%) IPTV
12 3 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.40%) User Experience
12 3 (0.40%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 193 (26.01%) Linux
2 169 (22.78%) Windows
3 69 (9.30%) UNIX
4 49 (6.60%) CentOS
4 49 (6.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 40 (5.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (4.99%) Ubuntu
7 34 (4.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (3.23%) Solaris
9 17 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (1.35%) Windows Mobile
11 7 (0.94%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (0.67%) AIX
13 4 (0.54%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.13%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (28.84%) Load Balancing
2 136 (18.33%) ITIL
3 99 (13.34%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (10.11%) Network Design
5 70 (9.43%) Information Security
6 58 (7.82%) Low Latency
7 50 (6.74%) Project Management
8 46 (6.20%) Network Management
9 36 (4.85%) Change Management
9 36 (4.85%) Network Monitoring
10 32 (4.31%) SIEM
11 28 (3.77%) Data Security
11 28 (3.77%) Statistical Analysis
12 26 (3.50%) Configuration Management
13 24 (3.23%) Service Management
14 22 (2.96%) Change Control
15 20 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
15 20 (2.70%) Capacity Management
15 20 (2.70%) Service Delivery
16 19 (2.56%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 99 (13.34%) SQL
2 64 (8.63%) Java
3 60 (8.09%) Perl
4 49 (6.60%) Bash Shell
5 42 (5.66%) Ruby
6 41 (5.53%) Python
7 24 (3.23%) PowerShell
8 12 (1.62%) PHP
9 6 (0.81%) JavaScript
10 5 (0.67%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.40%) VBScript
12 2 (0.27%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.27%) C
12 2 (0.27%) C#
12 2 (0.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 307 (41.37%) Cisco Certification
2 249 (33.56%) CCNP
3 130 (17.52%) CCIE
4 109 (14.69%) CCNA
5 49 (6.60%) Degree
6 37 (4.99%) Security Cleared
6 37 (4.99%) CCSE
7 29 (3.91%) SC Cleared
8 26 (3.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 26 (3.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 25 (3.37%) CCDP
10 22 (2.96%) CCSA
11 16 (2.16%) MCITP
12 13 (1.75%) JNCIA
12 13 (1.75%) JNCIS
13 11 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (1.35%) CCIP
15 9 (1.21%) HNC
15 9 (1.21%) HND
15 9 (1.21%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (7.41%) PCI DSS
2 33 (4.45%) SLA
3 29 (3.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.89%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.94%) QA
6 5 (0.67%) COBIT
7 1 (0.13%) BS7799
7 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 112 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (6.47%) Active Directory
3 28 (3.77%) Xen
3 28 (3.77%) KVM
4 17 (2.29%) vSphere
5 15 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (2.02%) VMware ESX
6 11 (1.48%) NFS
6 11 (1.48%) UAG
7 9 (1.21%) XenApp
8 5 (0.67%) XenServer
8 5 (0.67%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.40%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.27%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.27%) Varnish
10 2 (0.27%) vCloud
11 1 (0.13%) Postfix
11 1 (0.13%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.13%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.13%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 57 (7.68%) Nagios
2 46 (6.20%) Cacti
3 44 (5.93%) Puppet
4 28 (3.77%) CFEngine
4 28 (3.77%) ZABBIX
4 28 (3.77%) Ansible
4 28 (3.77%) Salt
5 23 (3.10%) CiscoWorks
6 14 (1.89%) HP NNM
7 12 (1.62%) Cisco Prime
8 10 (1.35%) SCOM
9 9 (1.21%) Munin
9 9 (1.21%) Opsview
9 9 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (1.21%) Cobbler
10 8 (1.08%) Backup Exec
11 7 (0.94%) OpenView
12 5 (0.67%) HP SiteScope
12 5 (0.67%) RANCID
13 4 (0.54%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 492 (66.31%) Cisco
2 343 (46.23%) Juniper
3 314 (42.32%) CheckPoint
4 155 (20.89%) VMware
5 113 (15.23%) Oracle
6 94 (12.67%) Citrix
7 93 (12.53%) Microsoft
8 84 (11.32%) Red Hat
9 81 (10.92%) Fortinet
10 68 (9.16%) Blue Coat
11 57 (7.68%) Aruba
12 56 (7.55%) SolarWinds
12 56 (7.55%) HP
13 54 (7.28%) Riverbed
14 43 (5.80%) Websense
15 36 (4.85%) JBoss
16 29 (3.91%) EMC
17 28 (3.77%) Dell
18 27 (3.64%) NetApp
19 22 (2.96%) Nortel
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + attractive bonuses & benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Acumin
Salary: £75,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus car allowance, bonus scheme etc
Posted: Yesterday
London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + On Call and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + 10% car allowance + corporate bene
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
EXCELerate
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum £60k & Bonus & Corporate Benefits Pa
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Connectus
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Connectus
Salary: £48000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago