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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 214 180 234
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +54
Permanent jobs citing F5 252 357 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.38% 1.67% 1.15%
As % of the Vendors category 2.91% 3.27% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 217 223 222
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,700 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
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
8672 10919 11237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 47.49% 51.20% 48.54%
Number of salaries quoted 7225 8675 8941
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,980 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +4.95%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing F5 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 June 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -11 110 £55,000 -4.34% 6
Surrey +5 32 £55,000 +29.41% 3
Hampshire -21 30 £40,000 -25.58% 6
Buckinghamshire -4 26 £62,500 +25.00% 2
West Sussex +1 22 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Kent +18 14 £42,500 +39.34% 2
East Sussex -7 8 £41,877 -16.24%
Thames Valley - 5 £150,000 -
Oxfordshire -7 2 £90,000 +38.46%
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT jobs citing F5 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for F5.

1 478 (78.36%) Cisco
2 450 (73.77%) Firewall
3 316 (51.80%) Cisco Certification
4 293 (48.03%) CheckPoint
5 289 (47.38%) Juniper
6 277 (45.41%) Cisco ASA
7 252 (41.31%) CCNP
8 208 (34.10%) WAN
9 186 (30.49%) Network Security
10 183 (30.00%) MPLS
11 170 (27.87%) Palo Alto
12 167 (27.38%) OSPF
13 158 (25.90%) LAN
14 151 (24.75%) VMware
14 151 (24.75%) BGP
15 149 (24.43%) Cisco Nexus
16 146 (23.93%) TCP/IP
17 141 (23.11%) Linux
18 138 (22.62%) Data Centre
19 132 (21.64%) Load Balancing
20 131 (21.48%) ITIL
20 131 (21.48%) DNS
21 126 (20.66%) VPN
21 126 (20.66%) CCNA
22 116 (19.02%) Blue Coat
23 112 (18.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
24 106 (17.38%) CCIE
24 106 (17.38%) Windows
25 95 (15.57%) Wireless
25 95 (15.57%) Cisco PIX

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 29 (4.75%) MS Exchange
2 27 (4.43%) Skype for Business
3 25 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (3.44%) JBoss
5 19 (3.11%) IIS
5 19 (3.11%) nginx
6 18 (2.95%) OpenStack
7 9 (1.48%) Tomcat
8 6 (0.98%) Apache
9 5 (0.82%) SAS
9 5 (0.82%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.49%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.33%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 58 (9.51%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.31%) MS Project
3 1 (0.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (5.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (4.43%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (3.61%) Office 365
4 11 (1.80%) SaaS
5 9 (1.48%) IaaS
6 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 450 (73.77%) Firewall
2 277 (45.41%) Cisco ASA
3 208 (34.10%) WAN
4 186 (30.49%) Network Security
5 183 (30.00%) MPLS
6 167 (27.38%) OSPF
7 158 (25.90%) LAN
8 151 (24.75%) BGP
9 149 (24.43%) Cisco Nexus
10 146 (23.93%) TCP/IP
11 131 (21.48%) DNS
12 126 (20.66%) VPN
13 112 (18.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 95 (15.57%) Cisco PIX
14 95 (15.57%) Wireless
15 92 (15.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 91 (14.92%) BIG-IP
17 78 (12.79%) SSL
18 73 (11.97%) DHCP
19 66 (10.82%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (2.95%) Hadoop
1 18 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (2.62%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (1.15%) MongoDB
4 7 (1.15%) Redis
5 6 (0.98%) MySQL
6 5 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (4.10%) Jenkins
2 18 (2.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (1.15%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.15%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.33%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.33%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.16%) Ant
5 1 (0.16%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.16%) MSI
General
1 63 (10.33%) Finance
2 41 (6.72%) Telecoms
3 32 (5.25%) German Language
4 26 (4.26%) Banking
5 24 (3.93%) Manufacturing
6 21 (3.44%) French Language
7 11 (1.80%) Retail
8 9 (1.48%) Electronics
9 7 (1.15%) Billing
10 4 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.49%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.49%) Back Office
11 3 (0.49%) Marketing
12 2 (0.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 339 (55.57%) Network Engineer
2 153 (25.08%) Cisco Engineer
3 145 (23.77%) Security Engineer
4 144 (23.61%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 105 (17.21%) Network Security Engineer
6 89 (14.59%) Senior Network Engineer
7 79 (12.95%) Support Engineer
8 65 (10.66%) Juniper Engineer
9 64 (10.49%) Network Support
10 61 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
11 46 (7.54%) Senior Cisco Engineer
12 44 (7.21%) Consultant
13 42 (6.89%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
14 39 (6.39%) Analyst
15 33 (5.41%) Architect
15 33 (5.41%) Cisco Security Engineer
15 33 (5.41%) Network Operations Engineer
16 30 (4.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 30 (4.92%) Linux Engineer
16 30 (4.92%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.77%) Web Services
2 11 (1.80%) 802.1X
2 11 (1.80%) CSS
3 7 (1.15%) SOAP
4 5 (0.82%) REST
5 4 (0.66%) Middleware
5 4 (0.66%) Regular Expression
6 3 (0.49%) HTML
6 3 (0.49%) J2EE
6 3 (0.49%) XML
7 2 (0.33%) XMPP
8 1 (0.16%) .NET
8 1 (0.16%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 138 (22.62%) Data Centre
2 23 (3.77%) Management Information System
2 23 (3.77%) Virtual Team
3 21 (3.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 18 (2.95%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (2.95%) Visualisation
5 13 (2.13%) Clustering
6 12 (1.97%) Computer Science
6 12 (1.97%) Replication
7 11 (1.80%) Driving Licence
7 11 (1.80%) iPad
8 10 (1.64%) PKI
8 10 (1.64%) Security Operations Centre
9 6 (0.98%) Algorithms
10 5 (0.82%) Cyber Attack
11 4 (0.66%) Statistics
12 3 (0.49%) Mathematics
13 2 (0.33%) DataPower
13 2 (0.33%) iPhone
13 2 (0.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 141 (23.11%) Linux
2 106 (17.38%) Windows
3 61 (10.00%) Unix
4 53 (8.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (6.89%) Solaris
6 40 (6.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 38 (6.23%) Windows 2000
8 29 (4.75%) Windows Server
9 22 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 21 (3.44%) CentOS
11 16 (2.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (1.80%) Windows 8
13 8 (1.31%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.16%) Debian
14 1 (0.16%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (21.64%) Load Balancing
2 131 (21.48%) ITIL
3 61 (10.00%) Network Design
4 47 (7.70%) Change Management
5 45 (7.38%) Network Monitoring
6 41 (6.72%) Service Delivery
7 31 (5.08%) Presales
8 29 (4.75%) High Availability
9 26 (4.26%) Coaching
9 26 (4.26%) DevOps
10 24 (3.93%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (3.93%) Capacity Planning
11 22 (3.61%) Data Centre Operations
11 22 (3.61%) Data Protection
12 21 (3.44%) Change Control
12 21 (3.44%) Mentoring
12 21 (3.44%) Network Architecture
13 20 (3.28%) Project Management
14 19 (3.11%) Kalman Filter
15 18 (2.95%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 38 (6.23%) Perl
2 37 (6.07%) Python
3 26 (4.26%) Ruby
4 19 (3.11%) SQL
5 15 (2.46%) Bash Shell
6 13 (2.13%) C
7 9 (1.48%) Java
7 9 (1.48%) PowerShell
8 5 (0.82%) AWK
8 5 (0.82%) C++
8 5 (0.82%) sed
8 5 (0.82%) Tcl
9 4 (0.66%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.16%) R
Qualifications
1 316 (51.80%) Cisco Certification
2 252 (41.31%) CCNP
3 126 (20.66%) CCNA
4 106 (17.38%) CCIE
5 88 (14.43%) CCSE
6 55 (9.02%) Security Cleared
7 47 (7.70%) SC Cleared
8 41 (6.72%) CCSA
9 40 (6.56%) CCSP
10 39 (6.39%) JNCIP
11 36 (5.90%) JNCIS
12 30 (4.92%) JNCIA
13 28 (4.59%) CCDA
14 26 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
15 24 (3.93%) CCDP
15 24 (3.93%) MCSE
16 15 (2.46%) Check Point Certification
16 15 (2.46%) Degree
17 13 (2.13%) JNCIE
18 11 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (13.11%) SLA
2 26 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.48%) QA
4 3 (0.49%) HIPAA
4 3 (0.49%) SAS 70
5 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 68 (11.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (10.49%) Active Directory
3 27 (4.43%) Firmware
4 18 (2.95%) Docker
5 16 (2.62%) Hyper-V
6 15 (2.46%) vSphere
7 12 (1.97%) XenDesktop
8 11 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (1.48%) vCloud
10 8 (1.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 8 (1.31%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.49%) iptables
11 3 (0.49%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.16%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 26 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
2 24 (3.93%) Cisco Prime
3 21 (3.44%) SCCM
3 21 (3.44%) SolarWinds Orion
4 18 (2.95%) Netcool
4 18 (2.95%) OpenView
5 17 (2.79%) Nagios
6 16 (2.62%) FortiGate
7 12 (1.97%) Puppet
8 10 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
9 8 (1.31%) vMotion
10 7 (1.15%) Cobbler
11 5 (0.82%) Hyperic
11 5 (0.82%) logstash
11 5 (0.82%) ZABBIX
12 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Clustering
12 4 (0.66%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 3 (0.49%) Cacti
14 2 (0.33%) Backup Exec
14 2 (0.33%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 478 (78.36%) Cisco
2 293 (48.03%) CheckPoint
3 289 (47.38%) Juniper
4 170 (27.87%) Palo Alto
5 151 (24.75%) VMware
6 116 (19.02%) Blue Coat
7 80 (13.11%) Microsoft
8 62 (10.16%) HP
9 57 (9.34%) SolarWinds
10 49 (8.03%) Riverbed
11 33 (5.41%) Fortinet
12 31 (5.08%) Sourcefire
13 30 (4.92%) Citrix
14 28 (4.59%) Barracuda Networks
15 27 (4.43%) EMC
16 25 (4.10%) Extreme Networks
17 23 (3.77%) Brocade
17 23 (3.77%) Forcepoint
18 22 (3.61%) NetScout
18 22 (3.61%) Red Hat
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