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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 218 212 243
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +31
Permanent jobs citing F5 257 276 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.23% 1.24% 0.90%
As % of the Vendors category 2.47% 2.48% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 184 234 127
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,500 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average 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
10415 11141 10496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 49.98% 50.04% 49.44%
Number of salaries quoted 8465 8564 8412
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing F5 across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Berkshire -7 102 £55,000 +10.00% 18
Buckinghamshire +24 51 £55,000 -3.50% 3
West Sussex +29 34 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Surrey -26 33 £48,000 +1.05% 3
Hampshire +13 24 £45,000 - 2
East Sussex +19 6 £48,750 -
Middlesex +3 5 £50,000 +17.64%
Kent -31 5 £40,000 +3.22% 1
Thames Valley - 2 £80,000 -
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 500 (83.89%) Cisco
2 415 (69.63%) Firewall
3 404 (67.79%) Cisco Certification
4 303 (50.84%) CCNP
5 298 (50.00%) Juniper
6 256 (42.95%) CheckPoint
7 214 (35.91%) LAN
8 205 (34.40%) Cisco ASA
9 198 (33.22%) BGP
10 188 (31.54%) WAN
11 182 (30.54%) MPLS
12 178 (29.87%) Data Centre
13 175 (29.36%) OSPF
14 172 (28.86%) Load Balancing
15 158 (26.51%) Cisco Nexus
15 158 (26.51%) ITIL
16 140 (23.49%) TCP/IP
17 131 (21.98%) CCNA
18 130 (21.81%) VPN
19 129 (21.64%) CCIE
20 114 (19.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
21 110 (18.46%) Network Security
22 109 (18.29%) Blue Coat
23 102 (17.11%) Wireless
24 100 (16.78%) VMware
24 100 (16.78%) Linux
25 91 (15.27%) Windows
26 81 (13.59%) BIG-IP
26 81 (13.59%) Cisco PIX
27 78 (13.09%) Telecoms

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 26 (4.36%) Lync
2 10 (1.68%) IIS
3 9 (1.51%) WebLogic
4 8 (1.34%) Apache
5 7 (1.17%) MS Exchange
6 6 (1.01%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.01%) JBoss
7 3 (0.50%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.34%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.17%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.17%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 54 (9.06%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.85%) MS Visio
3 9 (1.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (1.85%) Summit
2 10 (1.68%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.52%) IaaS
2 9 (1.51%) PaaS
3 4 (0.67%) SaaS
4 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.34%) Office 365
6 1 (0.17%) Nimbula
6 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 415 (69.63%) Firewall
2 214 (35.91%) LAN
3 205 (34.40%) Cisco ASA
4 198 (33.22%) BGP
5 188 (31.54%) WAN
6 182 (30.54%) MPLS
7 175 (29.36%) OSPF
8 158 (26.51%) Cisco Nexus
9 140 (23.49%) TCP/IP
10 130 (21.81%) VPN
11 114 (19.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 110 (18.46%) Network Security
13 102 (17.11%) Wireless
14 81 (13.59%) BIG-IP
14 81 (13.59%) Cisco PIX
15 73 (12.25%) Cisco IOS
15 73 (12.25%) EIGRP
16 64 (10.74%) DNS
17 59 (9.90%) VoIP
18 55 (9.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (3.36%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.84%) MySQL
3 3 (0.50%) Oracle Database
3 3 (0.50%) Relational Database
3 3 (0.50%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.34%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.34%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.34%) Big Data
5 1 (0.17%) Infinispan
5 1 (0.17%) Redis
5 1 (0.17%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.17%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (0.34%) JIRA
General
1 78 (13.09%) Telecoms
2 33 (5.54%) Finance
3 22 (3.69%) Manufacturing
4 19 (3.19%) Retail
5 11 (1.85%) Electronics
6 6 (1.01%) Billing
7 5 (0.84%) French Language
7 5 (0.84%) German Language
8 4 (0.67%) Banking
9 3 (0.50%) Back Office
9 3 (0.50%) Automotive
10 2 (0.34%) Legal
10 2 (0.34%) Marketing
11 1 (0.17%) Advertising
11 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 262 (43.96%) Network Engineer
2 88 (14.77%) Senior Network Engineer
3 79 (13.26%) Consultant
4 59 (9.90%) Analyst
5 55 (9.23%) Security Engineer
6 51 (8.56%) Architect
7 48 (8.05%) Cisco Engineer
8 44 (7.38%) Senior Consultant
9 39 (6.54%) Network Analyst
10 35 (5.87%) Network Security Engineer
11 34 (5.70%) Network Architect
12 32 (5.37%) Support Engineer
13 28 (4.70%) Security Consultant
13 28 (4.70%) Network Consultant
13 28 (4.70%) Network Support
14 24 (4.03%) Security Analyst
15 22 (3.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 22 (3.69%) Operations Engineer
16 21 (3.52%) Network Operations Engineer
17 18 (3.02%) Senior Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (6.54%) CSS
2 10 (1.68%) 802.1X
3 9 (1.51%) Middleware
4 8 (1.34%) J2EE
5 3 (0.50%) SOAP
5 3 (0.50%) XML
6 2 (0.34%) WebCenter
7 1 (0.17%) REST
7 1 (0.17%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.17%) XSD
7 1 (0.17%) WSDL
7 1 (0.17%) Web Services
7 1 (0.17%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.17%) Java EE
7 1 (0.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 178 (29.87%) Data Centre
2 26 (4.36%) Computer Science
3 25 (4.19%) Statistics
4 22 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (2.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 11 (1.85%) e-Health
7 9 (1.51%) CMDB
8 8 (1.34%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.17%) Smartphone
10 6 (1.01%) Replication
10 6 (1.01%) EqualLogic
10 6 (1.01%) PKI
11 5 (0.84%) HP Storage
12 4 (0.67%) Clustering
13 3 (0.50%) Mathematics
13 3 (0.50%) Hybrid Cloud
13 3 (0.50%) FlexPod
14 2 (0.34%) IVR
15 1 (0.17%) N-Tier
15 1 (0.17%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 100 (16.78%) Linux
2 91 (15.27%) Windows
3 65 (10.91%) UNIX
4 33 (5.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (5.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (3.86%) Solaris
7 19 (3.19%) Windows 2000
8 11 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.34%) CentOS
10 2 (0.34%) Debian
10 2 (0.34%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (28.86%) Load Balancing
2 158 (26.51%) ITIL
3 63 (10.57%) Network Design
4 45 (7.55%) Network Management
5 44 (7.38%) Migration
6 37 (6.21%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (5.87%) Service Delivery
7 35 (5.87%) Incident Management
8 31 (5.20%) Disaster Recovery
9 28 (4.70%) Network Monitoring
9 28 (4.70%) Mentoring
10 27 (4.53%) Root Cause Analysis
11 25 (4.19%) Risk Management
12 23 (3.86%) PRINCE2
13 22 (3.69%) Information Security
13 22 (3.69%) Demand Management
14 20 (3.36%) Kalman Filter
15 19 (3.19%) Network Architecture
16 17 (2.85%) Change Management
17 16 (2.68%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 36 (6.04%) Perl
2 15 (2.52%) SQL
3 10 (1.68%) Python
4 7 (1.17%) Shell Script
4 7 (1.17%) Java
5 6 (1.01%) PowerShell
6 4 (0.67%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.67%) C
7 3 (0.50%) C++
7 3 (0.50%) Ada
8 2 (0.34%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.34%) C#
8 2 (0.34%) PHP
9 1 (0.17%) VBScript
9 1 (0.17%) sed
9 1 (0.17%) AWK
9 1 (0.17%) Korn
Qualifications
1 404 (67.79%) Cisco Certification
2 303 (50.84%) CCNP
3 131 (21.98%) CCNA
4 129 (21.64%) CCIE
5 75 (12.58%) CCSE
6 71 (11.91%) Security Cleared
7 64 (10.74%) SC Cleared
8 49 (8.22%) Degree
9 43 (7.21%) CCSA
10 32 (5.37%) Check Point Certification
11 29 (4.87%) CCSP
12 21 (3.52%) CISSP
13 18 (3.02%) CCIP
14 17 (2.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 16 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
15 16 (2.68%) MCSE
16 13 (2.18%) HP ASE
17 12 (2.01%) CCDA
17 12 (2.01%) CCDP
17 12 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (7.72%) SLA
2 4 (0.67%) QA
3 3 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.17%) COBIT
4 1 (0.17%) BS7799
4 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 72 (12.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (3.86%) Active Directory
3 13 (2.18%) ProxySG
4 10 (1.68%) VMware ESX
5 8 (1.34%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.84%) vCloud
7 3 (0.50%) vSphere
8 2 (0.34%) XenServer
8 2 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.34%) Snort
8 2 (0.34%) NFS
8 2 (0.34%) Firmware
8 2 (0.34%) Samba
9 1 (0.17%) XenApp
9 1 (0.17%) UAG
Systems Management
1 50 (8.39%) CiscoWorks
2 31 (5.20%) Cisco LMS
3 27 (4.53%) FortiGate
4 11 (1.85%) CA Spectrum
5 10 (1.68%) SCCM
6 4 (0.67%) vMotion
7 3 (0.50%) SCOM
7 3 (0.50%) SolarWinds Orion
7 3 (0.50%) HP NNM
8 2 (0.34%) WMI
8 2 (0.34%) CA Wily
9 1 (0.17%) Puppet
9 1 (0.17%) Cacti
9 1 (0.17%) WSUS
9 1 (0.17%) Nmap
9 1 (0.17%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 500 (83.89%) Cisco
2 298 (50.00%) Juniper
3 256 (42.95%) CheckPoint
4 109 (18.29%) Blue Coat
5 100 (16.78%) VMware
6 68 (11.41%) HP
7 48 (8.05%) Microsoft
8 42 (7.05%) Nokia
9 40 (6.71%) Fortinet
10 39 (6.54%) Citrix
11 36 (6.04%) Riverbed
12 29 (4.87%) Sourcefire
13 28 (4.70%) McAfee
13 28 (4.70%) Websense
14 25 (4.19%) Avaya
15 24 (4.03%) Oracle
15 24 (4.03%) Computacenter
16 22 (3.69%) Aerohive Networks
17 21 (3.52%) Crossbeam
18 20 (3.36%) Aruba
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