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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 182 240 265
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +25
Permanent jobs citing F5 314 221 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.44% 1.02% 0.83%
As % of the Vendors category 2.80% 2.09% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 276 177 156
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,250 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,150 £69,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
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
11224 10599 10771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 51.40% 48.94% 48.29%
Number of salaries quoted 8621 8548 9037
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 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
Berkshire -11 121 £50,000 -4.76% 9
Surrey +58 87 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Kent +32 40 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Buckinghamshire +8 28 £52,500 -19.23% 1
Hampshire -10 23 £60,000 +41.17% 5
East Sussex +7 18 £50,000 +12.35%
Oxfordshire +13 2 - -
West Sussex -6 1 £45,000 -1.36%
Middlesex -9 1 £43,000 +7.50%
M4 Corridor - 1 £65,000 -
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 416 (72.35%) Cisco
2 356 (61.91%) Firewall
3 296 (51.48%) Juniper
4 247 (42.96%) Cisco Certification
5 237 (41.22%) CheckPoint
6 180 (31.30%) CCNP
7 165 (28.70%) Network Security
8 149 (25.91%) Cisco ASA
9 140 (24.35%) Load Balancing
10 136 (23.65%) Windows
11 128 (22.26%) TCP/IP
12 126 (21.91%) VMware
13 125 (21.74%) ITIL
14 121 (21.04%) WAN
15 116 (20.17%) BGP
16 115 (20.00%) DNS
17 112 (19.48%) Blue Coat
18 111 (19.30%) VPN
19 100 (17.39%) OSPF
20 95 (16.52%) Linux
21 94 (16.35%) CCNA
21 94 (16.35%) Active Directory
22 92 (16.00%) LAN
23 88 (15.30%) MPLS
24 85 (14.78%) Finance
25 84 (14.61%) CCIE
26 82 (14.26%) SSL
27 73 (12.70%) Microsoft
27 73 (12.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
28 72 (12.52%) BIG-IP

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 37 (6.43%) MS Exchange
2 31 (5.39%) IIS
3 15 (2.61%) Lync
4 10 (1.74%) WebSphere
5 9 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (1.57%) Moodle
5 9 (1.57%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (1.39%) Apache
7 7 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.17%) JBoss
9 1 (0.17%) SAS
9 1 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 63 (10.96%) MS Excel
2 35 (6.09%) MS Office
3 8 (1.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (0.35%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.74%) SaaS
2 8 (1.39%) Office 365
3 5 (0.87%) IaaS
4 2 (0.35%) PaaS
4 2 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 356 (61.91%) Firewall
2 165 (28.70%) Network Security
3 149 (25.91%) Cisco ASA
4 128 (22.26%) TCP/IP
5 121 (21.04%) WAN
6 116 (20.17%) BGP
7 115 (20.00%) DNS
8 111 (19.30%) VPN
9 100 (17.39%) OSPF
10 92 (16.00%) LAN
11 88 (15.30%) MPLS
12 82 (14.26%) SSL
13 73 (12.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 72 (12.52%) BIG-IP
15 69 (12.00%) SAN
15 69 (12.00%) Internet
16 66 (11.48%) IPsec
17 65 (11.30%) VoIP
18 54 (9.39%) Wireless
18 54 (9.39%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (9.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (0.35%) MySQL
3 1 (0.17%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.17%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.17%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.17%) Redis
3 1 (0.17%) Infinispan
3 1 (0.17%) Relational Database
General
1 85 (14.78%) Finance
2 52 (9.04%) Telecoms
3 24 (4.17%) Retail
4 16 (2.78%) Manufacturing
5 14 (2.43%) German Language
6 11 (1.91%) French Language
7 9 (1.57%) Banking
8 7 (1.22%) Legal
9 4 (0.70%) Billing
10 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 188 (32.70%) Network Engineer
2 103 (17.91%) Security Engineer
3 87 (15.13%) Architect
4 75 (13.04%) Consultant
5 55 (9.57%) Senior Network Engineer
6 51 (8.87%) Support Engineer
7 50 (8.70%) Network Security Engineer
7 50 (8.70%) Network Architect
8 29 (5.04%) Analyst
8 29 (5.04%) Network Consultant
9 23 (4.00%) Technical Architect
10 22 (3.83%) 3rd Line Support
10 22 (3.83%) Security Consultant
10 22 (3.83%) Cisco Engineer
10 22 (3.83%) Senior Network Architect
10 22 (3.83%) Senior Architect
11 21 (3.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 18 (3.13%) Network Support
13 17 (2.96%) Team Leader
13 17 (2.96%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.91%) HTML
2 9 (1.57%) .NET
2 9 (1.57%) ASP.NET
2 9 (1.57%) SOAP
3 6 (1.04%) Middleware
4 5 (0.87%) XML
5 3 (0.52%) CSS
6 2 (0.35%) Natural Language Processing
6 2 (0.35%) Rendezvous
7 1 (0.17%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.17%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.17%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.17%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.17%) Lucene
7 1 (0.17%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (2.26%) Smartphone
2 10 (1.74%) Management Information System
2 10 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (1.39%) Computer Science
4 7 (1.22%) Replication
4 7 (1.22%) Clustering
5 5 (0.87%) VLE
5 5 (0.87%) CLARiiON
6 4 (0.70%) CMDB
7 3 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.52%) PMI
7 3 (0.52%) SecurID
8 2 (0.35%) PKI
8 2 (0.35%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.35%) EqualLogic
8 2 (0.35%) Kindle
8 2 (0.35%) Statistics
9 1 (0.17%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.17%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 136 (23.65%) Windows
2 95 (16.52%) Linux
3 58 (10.09%) UNIX
4 23 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (3.48%) Solaris
6 18 (3.13%) Windows XP
6 18 (3.13%) Windows 7
7 16 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (2.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (1.91%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (24.35%) Load Balancing
2 125 (21.74%) ITIL
3 70 (12.17%) Network Design
4 38 (6.61%) Change Management
5 35 (6.09%) Performance Tuning
6 33 (5.74%) Kalman Filter
7 32 (5.57%) Information Security
8 30 (5.22%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (4.35%) Network Management
10 24 (4.17%) Data Security
11 23 (4.00%) Project Management
12 22 (3.83%) Migration
13 20 (3.48%) Service Delivery
14 18 (3.13%) PRINCE2
14 18 (3.13%) Problem Management
15 17 (2.96%) Capacity Management
16 16 (2.78%) Coaching
17 14 (2.43%) Change Control
17 14 (2.43%) Product Management
17 14 (2.43%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (10.09%) SQL
2 19 (3.30%) C
3 11 (1.91%) C++
3 11 (1.91%) Java
4 9 (1.57%) PowerShell
5 8 (1.39%) Shell Script
6 7 (1.22%) Perl
7 6 (1.04%) Bash Shell
8 5 (0.87%) Tcl
8 5 (0.87%) PHP
8 5 (0.87%) VB
8 5 (0.87%) JavaScript
8 5 (0.87%) C#
9 2 (0.35%) Python
10 1 (0.17%) sed
10 1 (0.17%) AWK
Qualifications
1 247 (42.96%) Cisco Certification
2 180 (31.30%) CCNP
3 94 (16.35%) CCNA
4 84 (14.61%) CCIE
5 70 (12.17%) CCSE
6 59 (10.26%) Security Cleared
7 45 (7.83%) SC Cleared
8 43 (7.48%) CCSA
9 39 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
10 36 (6.26%) MCSE
10 36 (6.26%) JNCIA
11 31 (5.39%) JNCIS
12 26 (4.52%) CISSP
13 22 (3.83%) CCIP
14 20 (3.48%) Degree
15 14 (2.43%) CCSP
16 13 (2.26%) CCDA
16 13 (2.26%) JNCIE
17 11 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
18 10 (1.74%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (6.78%) PCI DSS
2 37 (6.43%) SLA
3 20 (3.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 20 (3.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (2.26%) QA
5 12 (2.09%) COBIT
6 6 (1.04%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 94 (16.35%) Active Directory
2 64 (11.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (7.30%) Hyper-V
4 38 (6.61%) ISA Server
5 35 (6.09%) Forefront TMG
5 35 (6.09%) UAG
6 27 (4.70%) VMware ESXi
7 23 (4.00%) ProxySG
8 21 (3.65%) Firmware
9 12 (2.09%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.70%) vSphere
11 3 (0.52%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.35%) vCloud
12 2 (0.35%) KVM
12 2 (0.35%) XenApp
13 1 (0.17%) XenServer
13 1 (0.17%) NFS
13 1 (0.17%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 52 (9.04%) SCCM
2 30 (5.22%) SCOM
3 21 (3.65%) FortiGate
4 18 (3.13%) CiscoWorks
5 14 (2.43%) ARCserve
6 9 (1.57%) HP NNM
7 7 (1.22%) EMC NetWorker
8 5 (0.87%) Cisco Prime
9 3 (0.52%) WSUS
9 3 (0.52%) Cisco UCCX
10 2 (0.35%) Foglight
10 2 (0.35%) SolarWinds Orion
11 1 (0.17%) Puppet
11 1 (0.17%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 416 (72.35%) Cisco
2 296 (51.48%) Juniper
3 237 (41.22%) CheckPoint
4 126 (21.91%) VMware
5 112 (19.48%) Blue Coat
6 73 (12.70%) Microsoft
7 70 (12.17%) Websense
8 47 (8.17%) HP
9 32 (5.57%) McAfee
10 30 (5.22%) SonicWALL
11 29 (5.04%) Fortinet
11 29 (5.04%) Riverbed
12 28 (4.87%) Aruba
13 24 (4.17%) SolarWinds
14 23 (4.00%) EMC
15 19 (3.30%) Clearswift
15 19 (3.30%) Sourcefire
16 18 (3.13%) Nokia
17 17 (2.96%) NetApp
17 17 (2.96%) Lumension
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus, Car
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus, car
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £60,000 per annum £60k & Bonus, Car Allowance & Corporate Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum 10% Bonus + 7% Oncall + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent benefits package
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
South East England
DP Connect
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Holiday Bonus Penison
Posted: 9 days ago
South East England
DP Connect
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Holiday, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Dartford
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 12 days ago
Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago