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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 292 368 346
Rank change year-on-year
+76 -22
Permanent jobs citing F5 417 327 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.95% 0.67% 0.68%
As % of the Vendors category 2.09% 1.45% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 337 276 247
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%
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
19994 22569 20442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 45.36% 46.20% 46.46%
Number of salaries quoted 16782 18704 16994
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +0.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £76,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 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
City of London +30 124 £55,000 +10.00% 16
Hounslow +14 7 £60,000 +25.00%
Hayes +13 4 £29,000 -38.94%
Croydon +6 3 £55,000 +103.70%
Docklands, London +8 2 £47,500 -
Wimbledon -7 2 £32,000 -39.04%
Canary Wharf +7 1 - -
Paddington - 1 - -
Isleworth - 1 £39,500 -
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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.

1 778 (82.77%) Cisco
2 596 (63.40%) Firewall
3 456 (48.51%) Cisco Certification
4 406 (43.19%) Juniper
5 376 (40.00%) CheckPoint
6 314 (33.40%) Cisco Nexus
7 294 (31.28%) CCNP
8 292 (31.06%) BGP
9 291 (30.96%) Data Centre
10 284 (30.21%) Cisco ASA
11 269 (28.62%) WAN
12 259 (27.55%) Finance
13 258 (27.45%) Load Balancing
14 246 (26.17%) LAN
15 241 (25.64%) OSPF
16 237 (25.21%) MPLS
17 220 (23.40%) Network Security
18 206 (21.91%) CCNA
19 186 (19.79%) Windows
20 180 (19.15%) Linux
21 163 (17.34%) VPN
22 159 (16.91%) EIGRP
23 156 (16.60%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
24 146 (15.53%) ITIL
25 143 (15.21%) VMware
26 142 (15.11%) Wireless
27 137 (14.57%) TCP/IP
28 136 (14.47%) DNS
28 136 (14.47%) Network Design
29 132 (14.04%) Riverbed

F5
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 47 (5.00%) IIS
1 47 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 31 (3.30%) Apache
3 30 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (2.77%) Exchange Server 2013
5 22 (2.34%) Tomcat
6 19 (2.02%) JBoss
7 18 (1.91%) WebSphere
8 16 (1.70%) OpenStack
9 15 (1.60%) Lync
10 10 (1.06%) nginx
11 9 (0.96%) SharePoint
12 6 (0.64%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.53%) Mule
14 4 (0.43%) Office Communications Server
14 4 (0.43%) Confluence
14 4 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 4 (0.43%) CloudStack
14 4 (0.43%) Drupal
14 4 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 39 (4.15%) MS Excel
2 31 (3.30%) MS Visio
3 11 (1.17%) MS Office
4 2 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.11%) Summit
3 1 (0.11%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 34 (3.62%) Office 365
2 26 (2.77%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (2.13%) SaaS
4 13 (1.38%) PaaS
5 7 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (0.74%) IaaS
6 4 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.11%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 596 (63.40%) Firewall
2 314 (33.40%) Cisco Nexus
3 292 (31.06%) BGP
4 284 (30.21%) Cisco ASA
5 269 (28.62%) WAN
6 246 (26.17%) LAN
7 241 (25.64%) OSPF
8 237 (25.21%) MPLS
9 220 (23.40%) Network Security
10 163 (17.34%) VPN
11 159 (16.91%) EIGRP
12 156 (16.60%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 142 (15.11%) Wireless
14 137 (14.57%) TCP/IP
15 136 (14.47%) DNS
16 116 (12.34%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 104 (11.06%) SSL
18 103 (10.96%) BIG-IP
19 95 (10.11%) FWSM
20 88 (9.36%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (3.72%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.49%) MySQL
3 11 (1.17%) Oracle Database
4 9 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (0.74%) Redis
6 6 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (0.53%) Hadoop
7 5 (0.53%) Big Data
7 5 (0.53%) Oracle9i Database
7 5 (0.53%) Data Mining
7 5 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (0.53%) SQLPlus
7 5 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.43%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.21%) Couchbase
9 2 (0.21%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle OLAP
9 2 (0.21%) OLTP
9 2 (0.21%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 14 (1.49%) Subversion
1 14 (1.49%) Git (software)
2 10 (1.06%) Jenkins
3 7 (0.74%) JIRA
4 6 (0.64%) Rational Performance Tester
5 4 (0.43%) TeamCity
5 4 (0.43%) Ant
5 4 (0.43%) NUnit
5 4 (0.43%) MSBuild
5 4 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.43%) MSTest
6 3 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.21%) Hudson
7 2 (0.21%) RSpec
7 2 (0.21%) Maven
8 1 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.11%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.11%) JMeter
General
1 259 (27.55%) Finance
2 91 (9.68%) Banking
3 69 (7.34%) Telecoms
4 30 (3.19%) Law
5 28 (2.98%) Retail
6 20 (2.13%) Legal
6 20 (2.13%) Online Betting
7 17 (1.81%) Marketing
7 17 (1.81%) Games
8 15 (1.60%) Advertising
9 11 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
10 10 (1.06%) Financial Institution
11 9 (0.96%) Back Office
12 7 (0.74%) Publishing
12 7 (0.74%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.64%) Electronics
14 5 (0.53%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.11%) Local Government
15 1 (0.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 467 (49.68%) Network Engineer
2 105 (11.17%) Senior Network Engineer
3 91 (9.68%) Security Engineer
4 88 (9.36%) Consultant
5 80 (8.51%) Architect
6 65 (6.91%) Network Architect
7 60 (6.38%) Network Security Engineer
8 52 (5.53%) Support Engineer
9 50 (5.32%) Network Support
10 48 (5.11%) Administrator
11 46 (4.89%) Network Consultant
12 44 (4.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 44 (4.68%) Network Support Engineer
13 41 (4.36%) Design Engineer
14 36 (3.83%) Network Design Engineer
15 26 (2.77%) Firewall Engineer
16 25 (2.66%) Cisco Engineer
16 25 (2.66%) Senior Consultant
17 24 (2.55%) Systems Administrator
17 24 (2.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (1.91%) Web Services
2 16 (1.70%) Middleware
3 12 (1.28%) CSS
3 12 (1.28%) HTML
4 9 (0.96%) XML
5 8 (0.85%) Memcached
6 7 (0.74%) XMPP
6 7 (0.74%) Java EE
7 6 (0.64%) .NET Framework
7 6 (0.64%) .NET
8 5 (0.53%) SOAP
9 4 (0.43%) ASP.NET
9 4 (0.43%) MAPI
9 4 (0.43%) WSDL
9 4 (0.43%) Spring
10 3 (0.32%) LAMP
10 3 (0.32%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (0.32%) AppFabric
11 2 (0.21%) REST
11 2 (0.21%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 291 (30.96%) Data Centre
2 47 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (3.83%) Computer Science
4 34 (3.62%) Management Information System
5 23 (2.45%) PKI
6 20 (2.13%) Blackberry
7 18 (1.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 16 (1.70%) Private Cloud
9 12 (1.28%) FlexPod
10 11 (1.17%) Hedge funds
10 11 (1.17%) Online Games
10 11 (1.17%) IPTV
10 11 (1.17%) Online Banking
10 11 (1.17%) User Experience
11 10 (1.06%) Replication
11 10 (1.06%) Clustering
12 9 (0.96%) Over-the-Top Content
12 9 (0.96%) Mobile App
12 9 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 8 (0.85%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 186 (19.79%) Windows
2 180 (19.15%) Linux
3 85 (9.04%) UNIX
4 50 (5.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (3.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (2.98%) Solaris
8 16 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (1.17%) Ubuntu
10 9 (0.96%) CentOS
11 4 (0.43%) Android
11 4 (0.43%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.32%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.32%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.32%) AIX
13 2 (0.21%) SUSE
13 2 (0.21%) Debian
13 2 (0.21%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (27.45%) Load Balancing
2 146 (15.53%) ITIL
3 136 (14.47%) Network Design
4 77 (8.19%) Service Delivery
5 61 (6.49%) Network Management
6 56 (5.96%) Project Management
7 52 (5.53%) E-Commerce
8 44 (4.68%) Disaster Recovery
8 44 (4.68%) Kalman Filter
9 42 (4.47%) Agile Software Development
10 39 (4.15%) Information Security
11 37 (3.94%) Change Management
12 36 (3.83%) Incident Management
12 36 (3.83%) SIEM
13 35 (3.72%) Problem Management
14 33 (3.51%) Network Monitoring
15 27 (2.87%) DevOps
16 25 (2.66%) Root Cause Analysis
17 24 (2.55%) Migration
18 23 (2.45%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 55 (5.85%) PowerShell
2 47 (5.00%) SQL
3 34 (3.62%) Perl
4 33 (3.51%) Java
5 30 (3.19%) Bash Shell
6 27 (2.87%) Python
7 18 (1.91%) Shell Script
8 17 (1.81%) Ruby
9 13 (1.38%) PHP
10 6 (0.64%) PL/SQL
11 5 (0.53%) C#
12 4 (0.43%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.43%) C
13 3 (0.32%) VB
14 2 (0.21%) Jython
14 2 (0.21%) Korn
14 2 (0.21%) C++
14 2 (0.21%) JavaScript
15 1 (0.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 456 (48.51%) Cisco Certification
2 294 (31.28%) CCNP
3 206 (21.91%) CCNA
4 125 (13.30%) CCIE
5 95 (10.11%) Degree
6 64 (6.81%) Security Cleared
7 59 (6.28%) CCSA
8 52 (5.53%) SC Cleared
9 45 (4.79%) CCSE
10 40 (4.26%) JNCIP
11 25 (2.66%) CCDP
12 24 (2.55%) CISSP
12 24 (2.55%) CCSP
13 21 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
14 18 (1.91%) JNCIA
15 16 (1.70%) JNCIE
16 14 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
17 13 (1.38%) CCIP
18 11 (1.17%) JNCIS
19 10 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (7.77%) SLA
2 34 (3.62%) PCI DSS
3 24 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.49%) COBIT
5 3 (0.32%) QA
5 3 (0.32%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.21%) BS7799
System Software
1 96 (10.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 76 (8.09%) Active Directory
3 31 (3.30%) vSphere
4 28 (2.98%) VMware Workstation
5 19 (2.02%) Hyper-V
6 12 (1.28%) XenServer
7 11 (1.17%) VMware ESX
7 11 (1.17%) KVM
8 10 (1.06%) Firmware
9 9 (0.96%) XenApp
10 8 (0.85%) Varnish
10 8 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (0.74%) Xen
12 4 (0.43%) Squid
12 4 (0.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 4 (0.43%) NFS
13 3 (0.32%) Forefront TMG
14 2 (0.21%) Docker
14 2 (0.21%) iptables
14 2 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 31 (3.30%) Puppet
2 30 (3.19%) Cacti
3 28 (2.98%) Cisco Prime
4 26 (2.77%) CiscoWorks
5 21 (2.23%) Nagios
6 17 (1.81%) FortiGate
6 17 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (1.60%) OpenNMS
7 15 (1.60%) SolarWinds Orion
8 13 (1.38%) Cisco CUCM
9 12 (1.28%) Ansible
9 12 (1.28%) HAProxy
10 11 (1.17%) SCOM
11 9 (0.96%) Cisco UCCE
12 7 (0.74%) WSUS
12 7 (0.74%) OPNET
12 7 (0.74%) Legato
12 7 (0.74%) Salt
13 6 (0.64%) Cisco UCCX
14 5 (0.53%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 778 (82.77%) Cisco
2 406 (43.19%) Juniper
3 376 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 143 (15.21%) VMware
5 132 (14.04%) Riverbed
6 110 (11.70%) HP
7 108 (11.49%) Citrix
8 98 (10.43%) Microsoft
9 97 (10.32%) Fortinet
10 62 (6.60%) SolarWinds
11 54 (5.74%) McAfee
12 49 (5.21%) Blue Coat
13 48 (5.11%) Red Hat
14 30 (3.19%) Alcatel-Lucent
15 27 (2.87%) Avaya
15 27 (2.87%) Oracle
16 26 (2.77%) Brocade
17 25 (2.66%) NetApp
18 23 (2.45%) EMC
18 23 (2.45%) SonicWALL
City, London
Qualserv Consulting
Salary: to £110K+ package (to £80K base)
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Connected IT
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
PCR
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: £70,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
PCR
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + £10k allowances + other benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive Salary + Uncapped OTE + Core & Voluntary Benefits & Car
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive Salary + Uncapped Bonus + Core & Voluntary Benefits + Car
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ComputaCenter
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
F5 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum pension & flexi working
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
F5 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Plus Package
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Plus Package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago