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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 196 238 267
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +29
Permanent jobs citing F5 303 225 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.39% 1.04% 0.84%
As % of the Vendors category 2.71% 2.14% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 230 181 174
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
11186 10513 11063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 51.19% 48.55% 47.42%
Number of salaries quoted 8718 8267 9425
Average salary £42,500 £43,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +7 118 £52,500 -4.54% 4
Surrey +34 75 £45,000 +2.85% 1
Buckinghamshire +23 29 £41,250 -43.10% 5
Hampshire -27 28 £61,500 +44.70% 2
Kent +8 25 £47,500 +11.76% 1
East Sussex +8 20 £50,000 +33.33%
Middlesex +6 4 £41,250 +10.00% 1
West Sussex -14 2 £52,500 -12.50%
Oxfordshire +4 1 £38,500 -9.41%
M4 Corridor +3 1 £65,000 -
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 436 (73.52%) Cisco
2 359 (60.54%) Firewall
3 292 (49.24%) Juniper
4 284 (47.89%) Cisco Certification
5 250 (42.16%) CheckPoint
6 197 (33.22%) CCNP
7 179 (30.19%) Cisco ASA
8 174 (29.34%) Network Security
9 150 (25.30%) ITIL
10 140 (23.61%) BGP
10 140 (23.61%) WAN
11 137 (23.10%) VMware
12 135 (22.77%) TCP/IP
13 126 (21.25%) Windows
14 124 (20.91%) Load Balancing
15 117 (19.73%) DNS
16 116 (19.56%) CCIE
17 113 (19.06%) LAN
18 110 (18.55%) MPLS
18 110 (18.55%) OSPF
19 109 (18.38%) VPN
20 103 (17.37%) Blue Coat
21 96 (16.19%) Linux
22 95 (16.02%) CCNA
23 86 (14.50%) Microsoft
23 86 (14.50%) Active Directory
24 82 (13.83%) VMware Infrastructure
25 81 (13.66%) Finance
26 79 (13.32%) VoIP
27 76 (12.82%) SSL

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 50 (8.43%) MS Exchange
2 33 (5.56%) Lync
3 32 (5.40%) IIS
4 15 (2.53%) Moodle
5 11 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (1.85%) SharePoint
5 11 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (1.01%) Apache
8 4 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.51%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.34%) SAS
10 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 72 (12.14%) MS Excel
2 47 (7.93%) MS Office
3 11 (1.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.37%) Office 365
2 15 (2.53%) IaaS
3 9 (1.52%) SaaS
4 2 (0.34%) PaaS
4 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 359 (60.54%) Firewall
2 179 (30.19%) Cisco ASA
3 174 (29.34%) Network Security
4 140 (23.61%) WAN
4 140 (23.61%) BGP
5 135 (22.77%) TCP/IP
6 117 (19.73%) DNS
7 113 (19.06%) LAN
8 110 (18.55%) MPLS
8 110 (18.55%) OSPF
9 109 (18.38%) VPN
10 79 (13.32%) VoIP
11 76 (12.82%) SSL
12 73 (12.31%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 70 (11.80%) Wireless
14 66 (11.13%) SAN
15 64 (10.79%) Cisco PIX
16 61 (10.29%) Cisco Nexus
17 56 (9.44%) EIGRP
18 53 (8.94%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (8.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (0.51%) MySQL
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
3 1 (0.17%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.17%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
General
1 81 (13.66%) Finance
2 47 (7.93%) Telecoms
3 22 (3.71%) Retail
4 16 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 12 (2.02%) French Language
6 11 (1.85%) German Language
7 8 (1.35%) Legal
8 4 (0.67%) Banking
9 2 (0.34%) Billing
10 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 215 (36.26%) Network Engineer
2 92 (15.51%) Security Engineer
3 86 (14.50%) Architect
4 77 (12.98%) Senior Network Engineer
5 64 (10.79%) Support Engineer
6 62 (10.46%) Consultant
7 53 (8.94%) Network Architect
8 51 (8.60%) Network Security Engineer
9 39 (6.58%) Analyst
10 34 (5.73%) 3rd Line Support
10 34 (5.73%) Network Support
11 28 (4.72%) Network Support Engineer
12 26 (4.38%) Senior Network Architect
12 26 (4.38%) Senior Architect
13 24 (4.05%) Cisco Engineer
14 23 (3.88%) Team Leader
14 23 (3.88%) Technical Architect
15 21 (3.54%) Network Consultant
15 21 (3.54%) Security Consultant
16 20 (3.37%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.02%) HTML
2 9 (1.52%) .NET
2 9 (1.52%) ASP.NET
3 7 (1.18%) XML
3 7 (1.18%) Middleware
4 4 (0.67%) CSS
5 3 (0.51%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.34%) Natural Language Processing
6 2 (0.34%) SOAP
6 2 (0.34%) CGI
7 1 (0.17%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.17%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (1.85%) Management Information System
2 11 (1.85%) VLE
3 10 (1.69%) CMDB
4 9 (1.52%) CLARiiON
5 7 (1.18%) Clustering
6 6 (1.01%) Computer Science
7 5 (0.84%) Statistics
8 4 (0.67%) PMI
8 4 (0.67%) Replication
9 3 (0.51%) Smartphone
9 3 (0.51%) User Experience
10 2 (0.34%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.34%) SecurID
10 2 (0.34%) PKI
11 1 (0.17%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.17%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.17%) EqualLogic
11 1 (0.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 126 (21.25%) Windows
2 96 (16.19%) Linux
3 66 (11.13%) UNIX
4 22 (3.71%) Solaris
5 21 (3.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (3.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (2.70%) Windows 7
7 16 (2.70%) Windows XP
8 13 (2.19%) Windows 2000
9 9 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (25.30%) ITIL
2 124 (20.91%) Load Balancing
3 58 (9.78%) Network Design
4 44 (7.42%) Change Management
5 42 (7.08%) Kalman Filter
6 36 (6.07%) Information Security
7 33 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
8 31 (5.23%) Migration
9 23 (3.88%) Mentoring
10 21 (3.54%) Project Management
10 21 (3.54%) Problem Management
11 20 (3.37%) Vulnerability Management
12 19 (3.20%) Network Management
13 18 (3.04%) PRINCE2
13 18 (3.04%) Service Delivery
13 18 (3.04%) Data Security
14 16 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
14 16 (2.70%) Coaching
15 15 (2.53%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 65 (10.96%) SQL
2 22 (3.71%) C
3 14 (2.36%) Java
4 13 (2.19%) C++
5 11 (1.85%) Perl
6 10 (1.69%) Shell Script
6 10 (1.69%) PowerShell
7 6 (1.01%) Bash Shell
8 5 (0.84%) PHP
8 5 (0.84%) JavaScript
8 5 (0.84%) C#
8 5 (0.84%) VB
8 5 (0.84%) Python
8 5 (0.84%) Tcl
9 3 (0.51%) AWK
9 3 (0.51%) sed
Qualifications
1 284 (47.89%) Cisco Certification
2 197 (33.22%) CCNP
3 116 (19.56%) CCIE
4 95 (16.02%) CCNA
5 74 (12.48%) CCSE
6 65 (10.96%) Security Cleared
7 47 (7.93%) SC Cleared
8 42 (7.08%) CCSA
9 40 (6.75%) Degree
10 39 (6.58%) Microsoft Certification
11 37 (6.24%) MCSE
12 33 (5.56%) JNCIA
13 31 (5.23%) CCIP
14 22 (3.71%) CCSP
14 22 (3.71%) JNCIS
15 17 (2.87%) CCDA
16 16 (2.70%) CISSP
17 13 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
17 13 (2.19%) CCDP
18 11 (1.85%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (8.60%) SLA
2 38 (6.41%) PCI DSS
3 31 (5.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (2.19%) QA
6 12 (2.02%) COBIT
7 4 (0.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 86 (14.50%) Active Directory
2 82 (13.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (7.08%) Hyper-V
4 38 (6.41%) ISA Server
5 33 (5.56%) Forefront TMG
5 33 (5.56%) UAG
6 23 (3.88%) Firmware
7 22 (3.71%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (2.02%) VMware ESX
8 12 (2.02%) ProxySG
9 3 (0.51%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.51%) vSphere
10 2 (0.34%) XenApp
11 1 (0.17%) XenServer
11 1 (0.17%) Nmap
11 1 (0.17%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.17%) vCloud
11 1 (0.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 45 (7.59%) SCCM
2 28 (4.72%) SCOM
3 16 (2.70%) CiscoWorks
3 16 (2.70%) ARCserve
3 16 (2.70%) FortiGate
4 8 (1.35%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (0.84%) Cisco Prime
6 4 (0.67%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.34%) Foglight
7 2 (0.34%) HP NNM
7 2 (0.34%) WSUS
7 2 (0.34%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.17%) Puppet
8 1 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 436 (73.52%) Cisco
2 292 (49.24%) Juniper
3 250 (42.16%) CheckPoint
4 137 (23.10%) VMware
5 103 (17.37%) Blue Coat
6 86 (14.50%) Microsoft
7 69 (11.64%) Websense
8 54 (9.11%) HP
9 36 (6.07%) McAfee
10 34 (5.73%) SonicWALL
11 28 (4.72%) Aruba
12 27 (4.55%) EMC
13 23 (3.88%) Riverbed
13 23 (3.88%) SolarWinds
14 22 (3.71%) Clearswift
15 19 (3.20%) Nokia
15 19 (3.20%) ServiceNow
16 18 (3.04%) Sourcefire
16 18 (3.04%) Fortinet
17 16 (2.70%) NetApp
South East
Acumin
Salary: £75,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 20% Bonus, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
High Wycombe
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
High Wycombe
Computer Futures
Salary: £48000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago