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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 196 238 281
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +43
Permanent jobs citing F5 318 236 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.64% 1.15% 0.82%
As % of the Vendors category 3.27% 2.28% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 267 163 136
Average salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,300 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
9729 10371 9696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 50.27% 50.63% 48.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8101 8224 7581
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 +55 171 £52,500 -4.54% 9
Surrey +5 51 £52,500 +22.09% 7
Hampshire +16 30 £50,000 - 7
West Sussex +24 27 £50,000 -4.76%
Buckinghamshire -20 15 £50,000 +18.34% 3
Kent +9 11 £37,000 -12.94% 3
Oxfordshire -6 1 £92,500 +140.25%
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 434 (78.91%) Cisco
2 395 (71.82%) Firewall
3 300 (54.55%) CheckPoint
4 299 (54.36%) Cisco Certification
5 276 (50.18%) Juniper
6 243 (44.18%) CCNP
7 179 (32.55%) Cisco ASA
8 169 (30.73%) WAN
9 168 (30.55%) Palo Alto
10 159 (28.91%) Load Balancing
11 158 (28.73%) Linux
12 147 (26.73%) MPLS
13 139 (25.27%) Blue Coat
13 139 (25.27%) Data Centre
14 134 (24.36%) ITIL
15 132 (24.00%) TCP/IP
16 131 (23.82%) OSPF
17 130 (23.64%) Cisco Nexus
18 129 (23.45%) LAN
18 129 (23.45%) Network Security
19 116 (21.09%) BGP
20 113 (20.55%) Unix
21 106 (19.27%) Windows
22 103 (18.73%) CCNA
22 103 (18.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
23 97 (17.64%) CCIE
24 95 (17.27%) VMware
25 89 (16.18%) VPN
26 88 (16.00%) Sourcefire
27 85 (15.45%) DNS

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 28 (5.09%) JBoss
2 25 (4.55%) WebLogic
3 24 (4.36%) Lync
4 22 (4.00%) Apache
4 22 (4.00%) Tomcat
5 20 (3.64%) MS Exchange
5 20 (3.64%) SharePoint
6 18 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (2.55%) SharePoint 2010
7 14 (2.55%) SharePoint 2013
8 12 (2.18%) nginx
8 12 (2.18%) OpenStack
9 5 (0.91%) SAS
10 4 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.73%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.18%) IIS
Applications
1 33 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.36%) MS Office
2 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.09%) SaaS
4 4 (0.73%) Office 365
5 3 (0.55%) IaaS
5 3 (0.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 395 (71.82%) Firewall
2 179 (32.55%) Cisco ASA
3 169 (30.73%) WAN
4 147 (26.73%) MPLS
5 132 (24.00%) TCP/IP
6 131 (23.82%) OSPF
7 130 (23.64%) Cisco Nexus
8 129 (23.45%) LAN
8 129 (23.45%) Network Security
9 116 (21.09%) BGP
10 103 (18.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 89 (16.18%) VPN
12 85 (15.45%) DNS
13 74 (13.45%) VoIP
14 66 (12.00%) Wireless
15 61 (11.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 57 (10.36%) Cisco PIX
17 56 (10.18%) BIG-IP
18 50 (9.09%) Wireshark
19 46 (8.36%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (2.18%) Hadoop
3 12 (2.18%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (1.64%) Oracle Database
5 6 (1.09%) RDBMS
5 6 (1.09%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (0.73%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.55%) MySQL
7 3 (0.55%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.55%) OLTP
8 1 (0.18%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.18%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (2.36%) Jenkins
2 12 (2.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.18%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
General
1 68 (12.36%) Finance
2 54 (9.82%) German Language
3 46 (8.36%) French Language
4 43 (7.82%) Telecoms
5 17 (3.09%) Manufacturing
6 14 (2.55%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (1.27%) Banking
8 6 (1.09%) Retail
9 5 (0.91%) Electronics
10 3 (0.55%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.55%) Billing
11 2 (0.36%) Legal
12 1 (0.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 229 (41.64%) Network Engineer
2 117 (21.27%) Security Engineer
3 98 (17.82%) Cisco Engineer
4 80 (14.55%) Senior Network Engineer
5 69 (12.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 66 (12.00%) Network Security Engineer
7 61 (11.09%) Consultant
8 58 (10.55%) Architect
9 50 (9.09%) Support Engineer
10 44 (8.00%) Analyst
10 44 (8.00%) Network Support
11 40 (7.27%) Juniper Engineer
12 39 (7.09%) Network Support Engineer
13 38 (6.91%) Security Consultant
14 34 (6.18%) Cisco Security Engineer
14 34 (6.18%) Network Architect
15 31 (5.64%) Network Analyst
16 27 (4.91%) Network Security Consultant
16 27 (4.91%) Security Analyst
17 26 (4.73%) Network Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (4.55%) Middleware
2 22 (4.00%) J2EE
3 19 (3.45%) CSS
4 15 (2.73%) Web Services
5 12 (2.18%) REST
5 12 (2.18%) SOAP
6 6 (1.09%) WebCenter
7 5 (0.91%) 802.1X
8 3 (0.55%) Java EE
8 3 (0.55%) JSON
8 3 (0.55%) WSDL
8 3 (0.55%) XSD
9 2 (0.36%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 139 (25.27%) Data Centre
2 30 (5.45%) Clustering
3 18 (3.27%) Replication
4 13 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (2.18%) Visualisation
6 9 (1.64%) Algorithms
7 8 (1.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 7 (1.27%) iPad
9 5 (0.91%) Blackberry
9 5 (0.91%) Computer Science
9 5 (0.91%) Statistics
10 4 (0.73%) iPhone
10 4 (0.73%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.55%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.55%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (0.55%) PKI
12 2 (0.36%) IBM XIV
12 2 (0.36%) Mathematics
13 1 (0.18%) e-Health
13 1 (0.18%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 158 (28.73%) Linux
2 113 (20.55%) Unix
3 106 (19.27%) Windows
4 72 (13.09%) Solaris
5 68 (12.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 67 (12.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 64 (11.64%) Windows 2000
8 8 (1.45%) CentOS
8 8 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (1.45%) Windows Server
9 7 (1.27%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.55%) AIX
10 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.18%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (28.91%) Load Balancing
2 134 (24.36%) ITIL
3 69 (12.55%) Presales
4 67 (12.18%) High Availability
5 66 (12.00%) Information Security
6 63 (11.45%) Risk Management
7 44 (8.00%) Mentoring
8 40 (7.27%) Migration
9 36 (6.55%) Network Design
10 34 (6.18%) Coaching
11 25 (4.55%) PRINCE2
12 22 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
13 21 (3.82%) Network Architecture
14 20 (3.64%) Case Management
14 20 (3.64%) Network Management
14 20 (3.64%) Network Monitoring
14 20 (3.64%) Performance Improvement
15 19 (3.45%) Change Management
15 19 (3.45%) ITIL V3
16 18 (3.27%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 55 (10.00%) Perl
2 23 (4.18%) PowerShell
3 21 (3.82%) Python
4 19 (3.45%) SQL
5 13 (2.36%) Ruby
6 11 (2.00%) Tcl
7 6 (1.09%) Java
7 6 (1.09%) JavaScript
7 6 (1.09%) Shell Script
8 4 (0.73%) C
9 2 (0.36%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.36%) C#
9 2 (0.36%) C++
9 2 (0.36%) PHP
10 1 (0.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 299 (54.36%) Cisco Certification
2 243 (44.18%) CCNP
3 103 (18.73%) CCNA
4 97 (17.64%) CCIE
5 61 (11.09%) CCSE
6 38 (6.91%) Security Cleared
7 33 (6.00%) CCDA
8 32 (5.82%) CCSP
9 29 (5.27%) SC Cleared
10 27 (4.91%) CCIP
10 27 (4.91%) Degree
11 22 (4.00%) CCSA
12 21 (3.82%) Check Point Certification
13 20 (3.64%) MCSE
13 20 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
14 18 (3.27%) CCDP
15 15 (2.73%) JNCIE
16 14 (2.55%) JNCIP
17 11 (2.00%) JNCIA
18 9 (1.64%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (7.82%) SLA
2 14 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.91%) QA
4 3 (0.55%) COBIT
4 3 (0.55%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.18%) SAS 70
System Software
1 60 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 56 (10.18%) Active Directory
3 16 (2.91%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.18%) Docker
5 6 (1.09%) Firmware
6 3 (0.55%) vSphere
7 2 (0.36%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.18%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.18%) KVM
8 1 (0.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 33 (6.00%) CiscoWorks
2 31 (5.64%) Cisco LMS
3 13 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (1.64%) CA Spectrum
5 6 (1.09%) Cisco Prime
5 6 (1.09%) FortiGate
6 4 (0.73%) HP NNM
7 3 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (0.55%) SCCM
8 2 (0.36%) Netcool
8 2 (0.36%) OpenView
8 2 (0.36%) RSA enVision
8 2 (0.36%) SmoothWall
8 2 (0.36%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.18%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.18%) Cacti
9 1 (0.18%) Nagios
9 1 (0.18%) RSA Security Analytics
9 1 (0.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.18%) vMotion
Vendors
1 434 (78.91%) Cisco
2 300 (54.55%) CheckPoint
3 276 (50.18%) Juniper
4 168 (30.55%) Palo Alto
5 139 (25.27%) Blue Coat
6 95 (17.27%) VMware
7 88 (16.00%) Sourcefire
8 64 (11.64%) Crossbeam
9 55 (10.00%) Microsoft
10 49 (8.91%) HP
11 39 (7.09%) Websense
12 31 (5.64%) Red Hat
12 31 (5.64%) Riverbed
13 29 (5.27%) Fortinet
14 26 (4.73%) Nokia
15 20 (3.64%) Citrix
16 17 (3.09%) Brocade
17 16 (2.91%) Oracle
18 15 (2.73%) 3PAR
19 14 (2.55%) Radware
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £38000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + negotiable with benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: Up to £30,000 plus 20% shift
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50,000 to £60,000 base salary plus 10% bonus plus benefits.
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Salary Details circa £50k + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent bens package
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum + Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + on-call + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car (10%), Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £77000 per annum + Car (10%), Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke
Franklin Fitch
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Eligo Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Office Hours Only
Posted: 6 days ago
Reigate
aap3
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance, Benfits
Posted: 11 days ago
West Malling
aap3
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: Up to £35,000 plus shift allowance
Posted: 12 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire, United Kingdom
QinetiQ
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Capita plc
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Surrey
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
NCC Group
Salary: Car allowance, competitive benefits package
Posted: 25 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 27 days ago
Reading
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + benefit package
Posted: 27 days ago