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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 170 229 240
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +11
Permanent jobs citing F5 358 257 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.69% 1.12% 1.00%
As % of the Vendors category 3.31% 2.28% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 223 215 164
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,900 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
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 South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10822 11269 11057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 50.98% 49.06% 49.75%
Number of salaries quoted 8608 8949 9055
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 3 July 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 3 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
Berkshire +4 155 £57,500 +15.00% 3
Buckinghamshire +48 60 £50,000 +29.03% 5
Hampshire +28 50 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Surrey +20 49 £42,500 -10.52% 5
East Sussex +29 17 £50,000 +17.64%
West Sussex +15 14 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Kent -24 8 £30,500 -18.66%
Middlesex +6 4 £50,000 +21.21% 1
Oxfordshire +9 2 £65,000 +98.47% 1
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 523 (85.88%) Cisco
2 430 (70.61%) Firewall
3 393 (64.53%) Cisco Certification
4 302 (49.59%) Juniper
5 293 (48.11%) CCNP
6 271 (44.50%) CheckPoint
7 246 (40.39%) Cisco ASA
8 226 (37.11%) BGP
9 202 (33.17%) MPLS
9 202 (33.17%) LAN
10 199 (32.68%) WAN
11 187 (30.71%) OSPF
12 160 (26.27%) Load Balancing
13 153 (25.12%) CCIE
14 152 (24.96%) TCP/IP
14 152 (24.96%) Cisco Nexus
15 151 (24.79%) ITIL
16 144 (23.65%) Data Centre
17 139 (22.82%) VPN
18 132 (21.67%) CCNA
18 132 (21.67%) Network Security
19 119 (19.54%) Linux
20 109 (17.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
21 105 (17.24%) Blue Coat
21 105 (17.24%) Windows
22 100 (16.42%) Cisco PIX
23 99 (16.26%) VMware
24 93 (15.27%) EIGRP
25 88 (14.45%) HP
25 88 (14.45%) BIG-IP

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 38 (6.24%) Lync
2 17 (2.79%) IIS
3 11 (1.81%) Apache
4 9 (1.48%) MS Exchange
5 7 (1.15%) SharePoint
6 5 (0.82%) WebLogic
6 5 (0.82%) JBoss
6 5 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.49%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.33%) CMS
8 2 (0.33%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.16%) Moodle
9 1 (0.16%) Eucalyptus
9 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.16%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 53 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.99%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (1.64%) Oracle Applications
1 10 (1.64%) Summit
2 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.63%) IaaS
2 4 (0.66%) PaaS
2 4 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.16%) SaaS
4 1 (0.16%) Office 365
4 1 (0.16%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 430 (70.61%) Firewall
2 246 (40.39%) Cisco ASA
3 226 (37.11%) BGP
4 202 (33.17%) LAN
4 202 (33.17%) MPLS
5 199 (32.68%) WAN
6 187 (30.71%) OSPF
7 152 (24.96%) TCP/IP
7 152 (24.96%) Cisco Nexus
8 139 (22.82%) VPN
9 132 (21.67%) Network Security
10 109 (17.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 100 (16.42%) Cisco PIX
12 93 (15.27%) EIGRP
13 88 (14.45%) BIG-IP
14 87 (14.29%) Wireless
15 74 (12.15%) Cisco IOS
16 62 (10.18%) VLAN
17 61 (10.02%) DNS
18 59 (9.69%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (5.09%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.13%) MySQL
3 1 (0.16%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.16%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.16%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.16%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.16%) Redis
3 1 (0.16%) Big Data
3 1 (0.16%) Infinispan
3 1 (0.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.33%) JIRA
General
1 63 (10.34%) Telecoms
2 29 (4.76%) Finance
3 24 (3.94%) Manufacturing
4 22 (3.61%) Retail
5 9 (1.48%) Electronics
6 6 (0.99%) Legal
7 5 (0.82%) Billing
7 5 (0.82%) French Language
7 5 (0.82%) German Language
8 4 (0.66%) Banking
9 3 (0.49%) Back Office
9 3 (0.49%) Automotive
10 2 (0.33%) Marketing
11 1 (0.16%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 270 (44.33%) Network Engineer
2 104 (17.08%) Senior Network Engineer
3 80 (13.14%) Consultant
4 64 (10.51%) Security Engineer
5 61 (10.02%) Analyst
6 47 (7.72%) Cisco Engineer
7 43 (7.06%) Support Engineer
8 40 (6.57%) Architect
8 40 (6.57%) Senior Consultant
9 39 (6.40%) Network Support
10 35 (5.75%) Network Analyst
11 31 (5.09%) Security Consultant
11 31 (5.09%) Network Security Engineer
12 30 (4.93%) Network Consultant
12 30 (4.93%) Security Analyst
13 27 (4.43%) Network Architect
14 26 (4.27%) Network Support Engineer
15 24 (3.94%) Operations Engineer
16 23 (3.78%) Network Operations Engineer
16 23 (3.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (5.09%) CSS
2 7 (1.15%) LAMP
3 5 (0.82%) J2EE
3 5 (0.82%) Middleware
4 2 (0.33%) SOAP
4 2 (0.33%) XML
5 1 (0.16%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.16%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 144 (23.65%) Data Centre
2 23 (3.78%) Computer Science
3 22 (3.61%) Statistics
3 22 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (2.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 8 (1.31%) e-Health
5 8 (1.31%) CMDB
5 8 (1.31%) EqualLogic
6 7 (1.15%) PKI
6 7 (1.15%) Smartphone
6 7 (1.15%) Replication
7 6 (0.99%) Management Information System
8 5 (0.82%) Clustering
9 4 (0.66%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.49%) FlexPod
10 3 (0.49%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.33%) HP Storage
11 2 (0.33%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.16%) VLE
12 1 (0.16%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 119 (19.54%) Linux
2 105 (17.24%) Windows
3 70 (11.49%) UNIX
4 34 (5.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (5.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (3.78%) Solaris
7 21 (3.45%) Windows 2000
8 16 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (1.64%) CentOS
10 4 (0.66%) Debian
10 4 (0.66%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (26.27%) Load Balancing
2 151 (24.79%) ITIL
3 70 (11.49%) Network Design
4 45 (7.39%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (7.39%) Network Management
5 39 (6.40%) Incident Management
5 39 (6.40%) Service Delivery
6 34 (5.58%) Disaster Recovery
7 32 (5.25%) Risk Management
7 32 (5.25%) Mentoring
8 30 (4.93%) Migration
8 30 (4.93%) Root Cause Analysis
9 29 (4.76%) Demand Management
9 29 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
10 24 (3.94%) PRINCE2
11 22 (3.61%) Information Security
12 19 (3.12%) WAN Optimisation
13 18 (2.96%) Security Architecture
13 18 (2.96%) Network Architecture
14 17 (2.79%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (3.94%) SQL
2 23 (3.78%) Perl
3 7 (1.15%) PHP
3 7 (1.15%) Python
4 5 (0.82%) Shell Script
4 5 (0.82%) PowerShell
5 4 (0.66%) Java
6 3 (0.49%) Ada
7 2 (0.33%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.33%) C++
7 2 (0.33%) C
8 1 (0.16%) C#
8 1 (0.16%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.16%) VBScript
8 1 (0.16%) sed
8 1 (0.16%) AWK
8 1 (0.16%) Korn
Qualifications
1 393 (64.53%) Cisco Certification
2 293 (48.11%) CCNP
3 153 (25.12%) CCIE
4 132 (21.67%) CCNA
5 84 (13.79%) CCSE
6 66 (10.84%) Security Cleared
7 58 (9.52%) SC Cleared
8 52 (8.54%) Degree
9 49 (8.05%) CCSA
10 30 (4.93%) CCSP
11 25 (4.11%) Check Point Certification
12 19 (3.12%) CISSP
12 19 (3.12%) CCDP
13 17 (2.79%) CCDA
13 17 (2.79%) CCIP
14 14 (2.30%) MCSE
14 14 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
15 12 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
16 11 (1.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 11 (1.81%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (8.37%) SLA
2 7 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.49%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.16%) QA
4 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.16%) BS7799
4 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 72 (11.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (3.78%) Active Directory
3 19 (3.12%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.64%) VMware ESX
5 8 (1.31%) ProxySG
6 5 (0.82%) XenServer
6 5 (0.82%) vCloud
7 4 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.66%) NFS
7 4 (0.66%) Samba
8 3 (0.49%) Snort
8 3 (0.49%) vSphere
9 2 (0.33%) Firmware
10 1 (0.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 43 (7.06%) CiscoWorks
2 21 (3.45%) FortiGate
3 14 (2.30%) Cisco LMS
4 9 (1.48%) SCCM
5 8 (1.31%) CA Spectrum
6 4 (0.66%) vMotion
6 4 (0.66%) SCOM
6 4 (0.66%) WMI
7 2 (0.33%) WSUS
7 2 (0.33%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (0.33%) HP NNM
8 1 (0.16%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.16%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.16%) Puppet
8 1 (0.16%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.16%) Nmap
Vendors
1 523 (85.88%) Cisco
2 302 (49.59%) Juniper
3 271 (44.50%) CheckPoint
4 105 (17.24%) Blue Coat
5 99 (16.26%) VMware
6 88 (14.45%) HP
7 67 (11.00%) Microsoft
8 45 (7.39%) Riverbed
9 40 (6.57%) Fortinet
9 40 (6.57%) Nokia
10 33 (5.42%) Avaya
11 32 (5.25%) Citrix
11 32 (5.25%) Aerohive Networks
12 29 (4.76%) McAfee
13 28 (4.60%) Sourcefire
14 27 (4.43%) Websense
15 23 (3.78%) Crossbeam
16 19 (3.12%) Computacenter
16 19 (3.12%) Oracle
17 18 (2.96%) EMC
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Xchanging
Salary: Comms + Bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reigate
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £42,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive + bonus + overtime + pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £42k - 50k per year + bonus, pension, medical
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 55,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Middlesex
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago