The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South East region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within F5 Networks, Inc.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 220 238 246
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +8
Permanent jobs citing F5 254 214 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.12% 0.96% 0.87%
As % of the Vendors category 2.25% 1.92% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 206 155 169
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,050 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.05% -5.00%
Vendors Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
11296 11165 11438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 49.78% 49.96% 49.04%
Number of salaries quoted 8895 9136 9650
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
F5
England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 +25 124 £50,000 -16.66% 6
Surrey +29 48 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Kent +9 32 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Hampshire -10 15 £50,000 +11.11% 1
East Sussex -22 9 £42,500 -22.72%
Middlesex +7 7 £42,500 -19.04%
Buckinghamshire -16 7 £38,750 -32.60%
Oxfordshire +5 4 £36,250 +3.57% 2
West Sussex -25 3 £40,000 +6.66%
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 356 (78.07%) Cisco
2 336 (73.68%) Firewall
3 266 (58.33%) Juniper
4 226 (49.56%) CheckPoint
5 208 (45.61%) Cisco Certification
6 156 (34.21%) CCNP
7 139 (30.48%) Cisco ASA
8 137 (30.04%) WAN
9 136 (29.82%) Network Security
10 113 (24.78%) Load Balancing
11 109 (23.90%) Windows
12 107 (23.46%) CCNA
13 106 (23.25%) LAN
14 105 (23.03%) OSPF
15 101 (22.15%) Blue Coat
16 99 (21.71%) DNS
17 97 (21.27%) TCP/IP
18 95 (20.83%) BGP
19 86 (18.86%) VPN
20 85 (18.64%) ITIL
21 83 (18.20%) VMware
22 79 (17.32%) MPLS
23 73 (16.01%) Active Directory
23 73 (16.01%) Websense
24 72 (15.79%) Finance
25 69 (15.13%) SSL
26 68 (14.91%) Internet
27 65 (14.25%) BIG-IP
28 58 (12.72%) Network Design
28 58 (12.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 36 (7.89%) MS Exchange
2 27 (5.92%) Exchange Server 2007
2 27 (5.92%) Exchange Server 2013
3 26 (5.70%) IIS
4 23 (5.04%) WebSphere
5 15 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2003
6 12 (2.63%) Lync
6 12 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (1.97%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.32%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.32%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.10%) MQSeries
9 5 (1.10%) Apache
9 5 (1.10%) Moodle
10 1 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 43 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 32 (7.02%) MS Office
3 15 (3.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.32%) RMDS
2 3 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.75%) SaaS
2 5 (1.10%) Office 365
3 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 336 (73.68%) Firewall
2 139 (30.48%) Cisco ASA
3 137 (30.04%) WAN
4 136 (29.82%) Network Security
5 106 (23.25%) LAN
6 105 (23.03%) OSPF
7 99 (21.71%) DNS
8 97 (21.27%) TCP/IP
9 95 (20.83%) BGP
10 86 (18.86%) VPN
11 79 (17.32%) MPLS
12 69 (15.13%) SSL
13 68 (14.91%) Internet
14 65 (14.25%) BIG-IP
15 58 (12.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 55 (12.06%) Cisco Nexus
17 52 (11.40%) Cisco PIX
18 51 (11.18%) IPsec
18 51 (11.18%) SAN
18 51 (11.18%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.41%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.10%) OLTP
3 2 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.22%) Data Mining
General
1 72 (15.79%) Finance
2 44 (9.65%) Telecoms
3 16 (3.51%) Manufacturing
4 10 (2.19%) Retail
5 8 (1.75%) Billing
5 8 (1.75%) Banking
6 7 (1.54%) German Language
7 3 (0.66%) Legal
8 2 (0.44%) French Language
8 2 (0.44%) Back Office
9 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.22%) Law
9 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 162 (35.53%) Network Engineer
2 80 (17.54%) Security Engineer
3 79 (17.32%) Consultant
4 61 (13.38%) Senior Network Engineer
5 41 (8.99%) Architect
6 40 (8.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 37 (8.11%) Network Security Engineer
8 34 (7.46%) Analyst
9 33 (7.24%) Network Consultant
9 33 (7.24%) Support Engineer
10 28 (6.14%) Senior Security Engineer
11 26 (5.70%) Security Consultant
11 26 (5.70%) Senior Consultant
11 26 (5.70%) Network Support
12 23 (5.04%) Server Engineer
13 22 (4.82%) Network Architect
14 18 (3.95%) Firewall Engineer
15 17 (3.73%) Service Desk Analyst
15 17 (3.73%) Service Analyst
16 16 (3.51%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.95%) SOAP
2 6 (1.32%) Rendezvous
3 5 (1.10%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (0.88%) .NET
5 1 (0.22%) J2EE
5 1 (0.22%) COM
5 1 (0.22%) CSS
5 1 (0.22%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.22%) Lucene
5 1 (0.22%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (4.39%) Firmware
2 16 (3.51%) Smartphone
3 13 (2.85%) Replication
4 12 (2.63%) Clustering
5 5 (1.10%) SecurID
5 5 (1.10%) CLARiiON
6 4 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (0.66%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.66%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.44%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.44%) Kindle
8 2 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.22%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.22%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.22%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.22%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.22%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 109 (23.90%) Windows
2 51 (11.18%) Linux
3 40 (8.77%) UNIX
4 29 (6.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (3.29%) Solaris
7 13 (2.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (2.63%) Windows XP
8 12 (2.63%) Windows 7
9 7 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.32%) Windows 2000
11 5 (1.10%) SUSE
11 5 (1.10%) Debian
12 2 (0.44%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (24.78%) Load Balancing
2 85 (18.64%) ITIL
3 58 (12.72%) Network Design
4 47 (10.31%) Change Management
5 39 (8.55%) Network Management
6 38 (8.33%) Data Security
7 25 (5.48%) Capacity Management
8 21 (4.61%) Problem Management
9 16 (3.51%) Change Control
10 15 (3.29%) Network Architecture
11 13 (2.85%) Capacity Planning
12 12 (2.63%) Service Management
12 12 (2.63%) ERP
13 11 (2.41%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (2.19%) Project Management
14 10 (2.19%) ITIL V3
14 10 (2.19%) Service Delivery
15 8 (1.75%) Product Management
15 8 (1.75%) SIEM
15 8 (1.75%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (3.51%) Perl
1 16 (3.51%) SQL
2 7 (1.54%) C
3 6 (1.32%) Shell Script
4 5 (1.10%) PowerShell
4 5 (1.10%) Python
5 2 (0.44%) VB
5 2 (0.44%) C++
5 2 (0.44%) Java
6 1 (0.22%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.22%) C#
6 1 (0.22%) VBScript
6 1 (0.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 208 (45.61%) Cisco Certification
2 156 (34.21%) CCNP
3 107 (23.46%) CCNA
4 57 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 45 (9.87%) CCSE
6 40 (8.77%) SC Cleared
7 38 (8.33%) CCSA
7 38 (8.33%) CCIE
8 33 (7.24%) Microsoft Certification
9 31 (6.80%) MCSE
10 30 (6.58%) JNCIA
11 23 (5.04%) CISSP
12 21 (4.61%) MCSA
13 20 (4.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 15 (3.29%) JNCIS
15 12 (2.63%) JNCIE
16 11 (2.41%) MOS
17 9 (1.97%) Network+ Certification
18 8 (1.75%) JNCIP
19 7 (1.54%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (7.68%) SLA
2 26 (5.70%) PCI DSS
3 24 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.88%) QA
5 2 (0.44%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 73 (16.01%) Active Directory
2 37 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (4.82%) ISA Server
4 21 (4.61%) ProxySG
5 18 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (3.73%) VMware ESX
7 15 (3.29%) Hyper-V
7 15 (3.29%) vSphere
8 13 (2.85%) XenApp
9 12 (2.63%) XenDesktop
10 10 (2.19%) KVM
11 7 (1.54%) Forefront TMG
11 7 (1.54%) UAG
12 5 (1.10%) RHEV
13 3 (0.66%) vCloud
14 1 (0.22%) NFS
Systems Management
1 43 (9.43%) SCCM
2 19 (4.17%) SCOM
3 18 (3.95%) CiscoWorks
3 18 (3.95%) ARCserve
3 18 (3.95%) HP NNM
4 15 (3.29%) FortiGate
5 12 (2.63%) SolarWinds Orion
6 11 (2.41%) Foglight
7 9 (1.97%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.66%) WSUS
9 1 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.22%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 356 (78.07%) Cisco
2 266 (58.33%) Juniper
3 226 (49.56%) CheckPoint
4 101 (22.15%) Blue Coat
5 83 (18.20%) VMware
6 73 (16.01%) Websense
7 50 (10.96%) Microsoft
7 50 (10.96%) HP
8 43 (9.43%) Fortinet
9 38 (8.33%) SolarWinds
10 36 (7.89%) Nokia
11 34 (7.46%) McAfee
12 31 (6.80%) Sourcefire
13 29 (6.36%) Riverbed
14 18 (3.95%) ServiceNow
14 18 (3.95%) Citrix
15 17 (3.73%) Huawei
15 17 (3.73%) TippingPoint
16 13 (2.85%) Aruba
16 13 (2.85%) IBM
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