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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 199 245 265
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +20
Permanent jobs citing F5 290 200 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.32% 0.95% 0.87%
As % of the Vendors category 2.57% 1.90% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 252 144 161
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,250 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
11272 10543 11150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 51.23% 49.91% 49.48%
Number of salaries quoted 8628 8498 9361
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +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 19 September 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 September 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 +12 119 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Surrey +53 79 £47,500 +1.60% 8
Kent +26 38 £42,500 - 5
Buckinghamshire +8 20 £55,000 -24.13% 2
Hampshire -14 17 £50,000 +5.26% 6
East Sussex -23 8 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Oxfordshire +11 6 £37,500 -11.76%
Middlesex -3 6 £42,500 -5.55%
West Sussex -18 1 £45,000 +24.13%
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 417 (75.14%) Cisco
2 363 (65.41%) Firewall
3 306 (55.14%) Juniper
4 242 (43.60%) CheckPoint
5 232 (41.80%) Cisco Certification
6 171 (30.81%) CCNP
7 162 (29.19%) Network Security
8 143 (25.77%) Cisco ASA
9 137 (24.68%) Load Balancing
10 136 (24.50%) Windows
11 133 (23.96%) WAN
12 121 (21.80%) TCP/IP
13 118 (21.26%) ITIL
14 117 (21.08%) VMware
15 112 (20.18%) Blue Coat
16 107 (19.28%) VPN
17 106 (19.10%) DNS
18 101 (18.20%) BGP
19 100 (18.02%) OSPF
19 100 (18.02%) LAN
20 94 (16.94%) CCNA
21 87 (15.68%) Finance
22 86 (15.50%) MPLS
23 84 (15.14%) SSL
23 84 (15.14%) Active Directory
23 84 (15.14%) Linux
24 79 (14.23%) Internet
25 75 (13.51%) Network Design
26 69 (12.43%) Websense
27 66 (11.89%) SAN

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (6.49%) MS Exchange
2 34 (6.13%) IIS
3 17 (3.06%) WebSphere
4 15 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 15 (2.70%) Lync
4 15 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (1.98%) SharePoint
6 10 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (1.44%) Moodle
7 8 (1.44%) Apache
8 5 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.54%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.18%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.18%) SAS
10 1 (0.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 55 (9.91%) MS Excel
2 34 (6.13%) MS Office
3 11 (1.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (0.36%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.80%) SaaS
2 8 (1.44%) Office 365
3 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.36%) IaaS
4 2 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 363 (65.41%) Firewall
2 162 (29.19%) Network Security
3 143 (25.77%) Cisco ASA
4 133 (23.96%) WAN
5 121 (21.80%) TCP/IP
6 107 (19.28%) VPN
7 106 (19.10%) DNS
8 101 (18.20%) BGP
9 100 (18.02%) LAN
9 100 (18.02%) OSPF
10 86 (15.50%) MPLS
11 84 (15.14%) SSL
12 79 (14.23%) Internet
13 66 (11.89%) SAN
14 65 (11.71%) BIG-IP
15 64 (11.53%) IPsec
16 63 (11.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 57 (10.27%) Cisco Nexus
18 55 (9.91%) VoIP
19 47 (8.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (6.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.18%) OLTP
3 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.18%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.18%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.18%) Redis
3 1 (0.18%) Infinispan
3 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.18%) MySQL
General
1 87 (15.68%) Finance
2 49 (8.83%) Telecoms
3 19 (3.42%) Retail
4 16 (2.88%) German Language
5 14 (2.52%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.80%) French Language
7 9 (1.62%) Banking
8 7 (1.26%) Billing
9 6 (1.08%) Legal
10 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 178 (32.07%) Network Engineer
2 101 (18.20%) Security Engineer
3 82 (14.77%) Consultant
4 70 (12.61%) Architect
5 58 (10.45%) Senior Network Engineer
6 42 (7.57%) Network Security Engineer
7 39 (7.03%) Support Engineer
7 39 (7.03%) Network Consultant
7 39 (7.03%) Network Architect
8 34 (6.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 29 (5.23%) Analyst
10 28 (5.05%) Security Consultant
11 27 (4.86%) Senior Security Engineer
12 20 (3.60%) Network Security Consultant
12 20 (3.60%) Senior Architect
13 19 (3.42%) Senior Network Architect
13 19 (3.42%) Technical Architect
14 17 (3.06%) Design Engineer
14 17 (3.06%) Server Engineer
14 17 (3.06%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.70%) SOAP
2 10 (1.80%) .NET
3 8 (1.44%) ASP.NET
3 8 (1.44%) HTML
4 4 (0.72%) XML
4 4 (0.72%) Middleware
5 3 (0.54%) CSS
6 2 (0.36%) Rendezvous
6 2 (0.36%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (0.18%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.18%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.18%) Lucene
7 1 (0.18%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.18%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.18%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (4.68%) Firmware
2 16 (2.88%) Smartphone
3 9 (1.62%) Management Information System
3 9 (1.62%) Clustering
4 8 (1.44%) Replication
4 8 (1.44%) Computer Science
4 8 (1.44%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (0.90%) SecurID
6 4 (0.72%) CLARiiON
6 4 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (0.36%) Kindle
7 2 (0.36%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.36%) Statistics
7 2 (0.36%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.36%) PKI
7 2 (0.36%) VLE
7 2 (0.36%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.36%) PMI
7 2 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.18%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 136 (24.50%) Windows
2 84 (15.14%) Linux
3 63 (11.35%) UNIX
4 30 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (4.68%) Solaris
6 21 (3.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (2.70%) Windows 7
7 15 (2.70%) Windows XP
8 14 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (2.34%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.36%) AIX
11 1 (0.18%) SUSE
11 1 (0.18%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (24.68%) Load Balancing
2 118 (21.26%) ITIL
3 75 (13.51%) Network Design
4 47 (8.47%) Change Management
5 41 (7.39%) Kalman Filter
6 32 (5.77%) Network Management
7 29 (5.23%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (4.86%) Information Security
8 27 (4.86%) Data Security
9 23 (4.14%) Capacity Management
10 22 (3.96%) Performance Tuning
11 20 (3.60%) Coaching
12 19 (3.42%) Mentoring
12 19 (3.42%) Project Management
13 18 (3.24%) Service Delivery
13 18 (3.24%) Change Control
14 16 (2.88%) PRINCE2
15 15 (2.70%) Product Management
16 14 (2.52%) ERP
16 14 (2.52%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 42 (7.57%) SQL
2 19 (3.42%) C
3 13 (2.34%) PowerShell
4 12 (2.16%) Perl
5 9 (1.62%) Java
6 8 (1.44%) C++
7 7 (1.26%) Shell Script
8 5 (0.90%) VB
9 4 (0.72%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.72%) C#
9 4 (0.72%) PHP
10 3 (0.54%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.54%) Python
10 3 (0.54%) Tcl
11 1 (0.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 232 (41.80%) Cisco Certification
2 171 (30.81%) CCNP
3 94 (16.94%) CCNA
4 64 (11.53%) CCSE
5 60 (10.81%) Security Cleared
5 60 (10.81%) CCIE
6 46 (8.29%) SC Cleared
7 44 (7.93%) CCSA
8 39 (7.03%) Microsoft Certification
9 37 (6.67%) JNCIA
10 36 (6.49%) MCSE
11 27 (4.86%) CISSP
12 23 (4.14%) JNCIS
13 17 (3.06%) Degree
13 17 (3.06%) CCIP
14 14 (2.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 13 (2.34%) JNCIE
15 13 (2.34%) MCSA
16 10 (1.80%) CCDA
16 10 (1.80%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (7.39%) PCI DSS
2 35 (6.31%) SLA
3 23 (4.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 17 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (2.34%) QA
6 12 (2.16%) COBIT
7 6 (1.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 84 (15.14%) Active Directory
2 57 (10.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (5.23%) ISA Server
4 28 (5.05%) Hyper-V
5 25 (4.50%) VMware ESXi
6 22 (3.96%) Forefront TMG
6 22 (3.96%) UAG
7 20 (3.60%) ProxySG
8 14 (2.52%) VMware ESX
9 8 (1.44%) vSphere
10 6 (1.08%) KVM
10 6 (1.08%) XenApp
10 6 (1.08%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.36%) vCloud
12 1 (0.18%) RHEV
12 1 (0.18%) NFS
12 1 (0.18%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 47 (8.47%) SCCM
2 22 (3.96%) SCOM
3 20 (3.60%) FortiGate
4 18 (3.24%) CiscoWorks
5 17 (3.06%) ARCserve
6 15 (2.70%) HP NNM
7 5 (0.90%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (0.90%) Foglight
7 5 (0.90%) SolarWinds Orion
8 4 (0.72%) Cisco Prime
9 3 (0.54%) WSUS
10 2 (0.36%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.18%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.18%) Puppet
11 1 (0.18%) Cisco UCCX
11 1 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 417 (75.14%) Cisco
2 306 (55.14%) Juniper
3 242 (43.60%) CheckPoint
4 117 (21.08%) VMware
5 112 (20.18%) Blue Coat
6 69 (12.43%) Websense
7 63 (11.35%) Microsoft
8 60 (10.81%) HP
9 38 (6.85%) Fortinet
10 32 (5.77%) SolarWinds
10 32 (5.77%) McAfee
11 29 (5.23%) Riverbed
12 24 (4.32%) Sourcefire
13 22 (3.96%) Aruba
14 21 (3.78%) SonicWALL
14 21 (3.78%) Nokia
15 17 (3.06%) ServiceNow
16 16 (2.88%) EMC
16 16 (2.88%) Huawei
16 16 (2.88%) NetApp
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus and car
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + car allowance + bonus + benefits.
Posted: 7 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Weybridge, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Streamline Connections
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Greythorn
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: £65K, Car + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
East Sussex
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + e
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Milton Keynes
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Eastleigh
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + 20% bonus and car allowance
Posted: 14 days ago
Kent
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £55000.0000 - £60000.0000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Elliott James consulting
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 15 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
F5 Networks
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
F5 Networks
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago