The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 211 219 226
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Permanent jobs citing F5 252 262 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.40% 1.26% 1.24%
As % of the Vendors category 3.01% 2.51% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 189 185 233
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £67,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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 South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
8365 10421 11331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 46.48% 50.06% 50.28%
Number of salaries quoted 6814 8447 8720
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing F5 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

F5
Salary Trend in the South East

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

F5 Salary Trend in the South East

F5
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing F5 across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

F5 Salary Histogram in the South East

F5
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +21 115 £57,500 +4.54% 8
Surrey +37 36 £52,500 +5.00%
Kent +47 34 £35,000 +14.75% 1
Buckinghamshire 0 28 £62,500 +13.63%
Hampshire -11 16 £42,500 -5.55% 3
West Sussex -15 12 £55,000 +10.00%
Middlesex +16 6 £50,000 -
East Sussex +3 4 £41,313 -17.37%
Thames Valley +5 1 £150,000 +87.50%
Oxfordshire - 1 £55,000 -
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 South East region with a requirement for F5.

1 418 (78.13%) Cisco
2 386 (72.15%) Firewall
3 267 (49.91%) CheckPoint
4 263 (49.16%) Cisco Certification
5 252 (47.10%) Juniper
6 204 (38.13%) CCNP
7 193 (36.07%) Cisco ASA
8 166 (31.03%) Palo Alto
9 158 (29.53%) Network Security
10 155 (28.97%) MPLS
11 150 (28.04%) WAN
12 142 (26.54%) ITIL
13 133 (24.86%) LAN
13 133 (24.86%) TCP/IP
14 127 (23.74%) Linux
15 123 (22.99%) Cisco Nexus
16 122 (22.80%) VMware
17 120 (22.43%) Data Centre
18 118 (22.06%) OSPF
19 114 (21.31%) BGP
20 112 (20.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
21 109 (20.37%) CCNA
21 109 (20.37%) VPN
22 107 (20.00%) Load Balancing
23 106 (19.81%) Windows
24 102 (19.07%) DNS
25 99 (18.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
26 96 (17.94%) Blue Coat
27 91 (17.01%) BIG-IP
28 86 (16.07%) Wireless

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 27 (5.05%) MS Exchange
2 23 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (3.93%) IIS
4 20 (3.74%) Skype for Business
5 12 (2.24%) JBoss
6 11 (2.06%) Apache
6 11 (2.06%) nginx
7 9 (1.68%) OpenStack
8 7 (1.31%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.56%) SAS
9 3 (0.56%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 40 (7.48%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.50%) MS Project
3 3 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (5.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (3.36%) Office 365
4 11 (2.06%) SaaS
5 8 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (1.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 386 (72.15%) Firewall
2 193 (36.07%) Cisco ASA
3 158 (29.53%) Network Security
4 155 (28.97%) MPLS
5 150 (28.04%) WAN
6 133 (24.86%) LAN
6 133 (24.86%) TCP/IP
7 123 (22.99%) Cisco Nexus
8 118 (22.06%) OSPF
9 114 (21.31%) BGP
10 112 (20.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 109 (20.37%) VPN
12 102 (19.07%) DNS
13 99 (18.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 91 (17.01%) BIG-IP
15 86 (16.07%) Wireless
16 78 (14.58%) Cisco PIX
17 65 (12.15%) DHCP
17 65 (12.15%) SSL
18 50 (9.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.43%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.68%) Hadoop
2 9 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (1.12%) MySQL
5 5 (0.93%) MongoDB
5 5 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (0.93%) Redis
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (2.62%) Jenkins
2 9 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (0.93%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.93%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.37%) Ant
4 2 (0.37%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 50 (9.35%) Finance
2 40 (7.48%) German Language
3 28 (5.23%) French Language
4 24 (4.49%) Telecoms
5 21 (3.93%) Banking
6 19 (3.55%) Manufacturing
7 11 (2.06%) Retail
8 5 (0.93%) Billing
9 4 (0.75%) Back Office
9 4 (0.75%) Electronics
10 3 (0.56%) Legal
11 1 (0.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 269 (50.28%) Network Engineer
2 139 (25.98%) Security Engineer
3 109 (20.37%) Cisco Engineer
4 104 (19.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 87 (16.26%) Network Security Engineer
6 76 (14.21%) Support Engineer
7 68 (12.71%) Senior Network Engineer
8 62 (11.59%) Juniper Engineer
9 52 (9.72%) Network Support
10 48 (8.97%) Network Support Engineer
11 42 (7.85%) Consultant
12 40 (7.48%) Linux Engineer
13 39 (7.29%) Senior Cisco Engineer
14 34 (6.36%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
15 32 (5.98%) Security Consultant
16 31 (5.79%) Architect
17 27 (5.05%) Network Architect
17 27 (5.05%) Senior Security Engineer
18 26 (4.86%) Analyst
19 25 (4.67%) LAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.24%) 802.1X
2 11 (2.06%) Web Services
3 8 (1.50%) Middleware
4 7 (1.31%) CSS
5 6 (1.12%) HTML
5 6 (1.12%) XML
6 5 (0.93%) Regular Expression
7 4 (0.75%) SAML
8 3 (0.56%) J2EE
9 2 (0.37%) SOAP
9 2 (0.37%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 120 (22.43%) Data Centre
2 23 (4.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 23 (4.30%) Management Information System
3 16 (2.99%) Virtual Team
4 15 (2.80%) Clustering
5 14 (2.62%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (2.06%) PKI
6 11 (2.06%) Security Operations Centre
7 9 (1.68%) Visualisation
8 8 (1.50%) Algorithms
8 8 (1.50%) Driving Licence
8 8 (1.50%) Private Cloud
8 8 (1.50%) Public Cloud
9 7 (1.31%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.12%) iPad
11 3 (0.56%) Statistics
12 2 (0.37%) Cyber Attack
12 2 (0.37%) DataPower
12 2 (0.37%) Replication
12 2 (0.37%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 127 (23.74%) Linux
2 106 (19.81%) Windows
3 70 (13.08%) Unix
4 58 (10.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 50 (9.35%) Solaris
6 44 (8.22%) Windows 2000
6 44 (8.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (4.30%) Windows Server
8 21 (3.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (2.43%) CentOS
11 10 (1.87%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (26.54%) ITIL
2 107 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 50 (9.35%) Network Design
4 48 (8.97%) Change Management
5 42 (7.85%) Service Delivery
6 36 (6.73%) Change Control
7 31 (5.79%) Network Monitoring
8 26 (4.86%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (4.11%) DevOps
10 20 (3.74%) Network Architecture
10 20 (3.74%) Presales
11 19 (3.55%) Information Security
11 19 (3.55%) Network Load Balancing
11 19 (3.55%) Problem Management
12 18 (3.36%) High Availability
12 18 (3.36%) Network Management
13 17 (3.18%) Project Management
14 16 (2.99%) Data Centre Operations
15 15 (2.80%) Capacity Planning
15 15 (2.80%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (7.10%) Python
2 37 (6.92%) Perl
3 24 (4.49%) Ruby
4 19 (3.55%) PowerShell
5 18 (3.36%) Bash Shell
6 16 (2.99%) SQL
7 11 (2.06%) Java
8 8 (1.50%) Shell Script
9 7 (1.31%) C
10 6 (1.12%) R
11 3 (0.56%) C++
11 3 (0.56%) PHP
12 2 (0.37%) AWK
12 2 (0.37%) sed
13 1 (0.19%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 263 (49.16%) Cisco Certification
2 204 (38.13%) CCNP
3 109 (20.37%) CCNA
4 85 (15.89%) CCIE
5 81 (15.14%) CCSE
6 57 (10.65%) Security Cleared
7 43 (8.04%) SC Cleared
8 40 (7.48%) JNCIP
9 36 (6.73%) JNCIS
10 24 (4.49%) CCSP
11 23 (4.30%) CCSA
12 21 (3.93%) Check Point Certification
12 21 (3.93%) Microsoft Certification
13 19 (3.55%) MCSE
14 17 (3.18%) JNCIA
15 13 (2.43%) CCDA
16 12 (2.24%) CCVP
16 12 (2.24%) Degree
16 12 (2.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 10 (1.87%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (12.34%) SLA
2 32 (5.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.68%) QA
4 5 (0.93%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.75%) HIPAA
6 3 (0.56%) SAS 70
System Software
1 59 (11.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (9.72%) Active Directory
3 26 (4.86%) Firmware
4 19 (3.55%) vSphere
5 17 (3.18%) Hyper-V
6 9 (1.68%) Docker
6 9 (1.68%) XenDesktop
7 8 (1.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 8 (1.50%) vCloud
7 8 (1.50%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.12%) iptables
9 3 (0.56%) VMware Server
9 3 (0.56%) Xen
10 1 (0.19%) KVM
10 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 29 (5.42%) SolarWinds Orion
2 22 (4.11%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (3.93%) Cisco Prime
3 21 (3.93%) FortiGate
4 17 (3.18%) Puppet
5 15 (2.80%) Nagios
6 14 (2.62%) Netcool
6 14 (2.62%) OpenView
7 12 (2.24%) SCCM
8 9 (1.68%) Cisco CUCM
9 8 (1.50%) vMotion
10 6 (1.12%) Nessus
11 5 (0.93%) Cobbler
11 5 (0.93%) EMC NetWorker
12 3 (0.56%) Cacti
12 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Clustering
12 3 (0.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 2 (0.37%) Ansible
13 2 (0.37%) Hyperic
13 2 (0.37%) QRadar
Vendors
1 418 (78.13%) Cisco
2 267 (49.91%) CheckPoint
3 252 (47.10%) Juniper
4 166 (31.03%) Palo Alto
5 122 (22.80%) VMware
6 96 (17.94%) Blue Coat
7 66 (12.34%) SolarWinds
8 64 (11.96%) Microsoft
9 60 (11.21%) HP
10 34 (6.36%) Extreme Networks
10 34 (6.36%) Riverbed
11 31 (5.79%) Fortinet
11 31 (5.79%) Sourcefire
12 27 (5.05%) Barracuda Networks
13 24 (4.49%) Citrix
13 24 (4.49%) Crossbeam
14 22 (4.11%) EMC
15 21 (3.93%) Aruba
16 20 (3.74%) NetScout
17 19 (3.55%) Brocade
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