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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 190 223 270
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +47
Permanent jobs citing F5 312 239 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.40% 1.08% 0.84%
As % of the Vendors category 2.73% 2.21% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 255 194 166
Average salary £50,000 £52,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +15.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,900 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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
11413 10798 10899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 51.27% 48.94% 47.51%
Number of salaries quoted 8853 8604 9266
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 +10 125 £51,250 -2.38% 8
Surrey +37 80 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Kent +13 33 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Buckinghamshire +16 29 £42,500 -41.37% 4
Hampshire -19 26 £65,000 +52.94% 5
East Sussex +15 19 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Oxfordshire +4 3 £38,500 -9.41% 1
Middlesex +2 3 £40,000 +6.66%
M4 Corridor -1 1 £65,000 -
West Sussex -7 1 £65,000 +8.33% 1
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 429 (72.59%) Cisco
2 361 (61.08%) Firewall
3 299 (50.59%) Juniper
4 272 (46.02%) Cisco Certification
5 246 (41.62%) CheckPoint
6 192 (32.49%) CCNP
7 176 (29.78%) Network Security
8 169 (28.60%) Cisco ASA
9 139 (23.52%) ITIL
10 136 (23.01%) VMware
11 134 (22.67%) TCP/IP
12 133 (22.50%) Windows
12 133 (22.50%) Load Balancing
13 132 (22.34%) WAN
14 131 (22.17%) BGP
15 122 (20.64%) DNS
16 114 (19.29%) Blue Coat
17 107 (18.10%) LAN
17 107 (18.10%) VPN
18 104 (17.60%) OSPF
19 102 (17.26%) CCIE
20 98 (16.58%) MPLS
20 98 (16.58%) Linux
21 96 (16.24%) CCNA
22 90 (15.23%) Active Directory
23 83 (14.04%) Microsoft
24 82 (13.87%) SSL
25 81 (13.71%) Finance
25 81 (13.71%) CCSE
26 78 (13.20%) VMware Infrastructure

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 44 (7.45%) MS Exchange
2 31 (5.25%) IIS
3 26 (4.40%) Lync
4 11 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (1.86%) Moodle
5 10 (1.69%) SharePoint
6 9 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (1.35%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.85%) Apache
9 3 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.34%) SAS
11 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 71 (12.01%) MS Excel
2 45 (7.61%) MS Office
3 10 (1.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.37%) Office 365
2 10 (1.69%) 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
1 361 (61.08%) Firewall
2 176 (29.78%) Network Security
3 169 (28.60%) Cisco ASA
4 134 (22.67%) TCP/IP
5 132 (22.34%) WAN
6 131 (22.17%) BGP
7 122 (20.64%) DNS
8 107 (18.10%) VPN
8 107 (18.10%) LAN
9 104 (17.60%) OSPF
10 98 (16.58%) MPLS
11 82 (13.87%) SSL
12 77 (13.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 73 (12.35%) SAN
14 71 (12.01%) VoIP
15 66 (11.17%) Wireless
16 61 (10.32%) Cisco PIX
16 61 (10.32%) Internet
17 59 (9.98%) IPsec
18 58 (9.81%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (9.31%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.51%) MySQL
3 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.17%) Redis
4 1 (0.17%) Infinispan
4 1 (0.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.17%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.17%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
General
1 81 (13.71%) Finance
2 49 (8.29%) Telecoms
3 21 (3.55%) Retail
4 16 (2.71%) Manufacturing
5 13 (2.20%) German Language
6 12 (2.03%) French Language
7 8 (1.35%) Legal
8 4 (0.68%) Banking
9 1 (0.17%) Billing
9 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 205 (34.69%) Network Engineer
2 99 (16.75%) Security Engineer
3 90 (15.23%) Architect
4 66 (11.17%) Senior Network Engineer
5 65 (11.00%) Consultant
6 61 (10.32%) Support Engineer
7 55 (9.31%) Network Architect
8 53 (8.97%) Network Security Engineer
9 33 (5.58%) Analyst
10 32 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
11 28 (4.74%) Network Support
12 25 (4.23%) Technical Architect
12 25 (4.23%) Senior Network Architect
12 25 (4.23%) Senior Architect
13 24 (4.06%) Network Consultant
14 23 (3.89%) Security Consultant
14 23 (3.89%) Cisco Engineer
14 23 (3.89%) Network Support Engineer
15 21 (3.55%) Team Leader
16 19 (3.21%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.03%) HTML
2 9 (1.52%) .NET
2 9 (1.52%) ASP.NET
3 7 (1.18%) SOAP
3 7 (1.18%) XML
3 7 (1.18%) Middleware
4 4 (0.68%) CSS
5 3 (0.51%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.34%) Natural Language Processing
6 2 (0.34%) CGI
7 1 (0.17%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.17%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (1.52%) Management Information System
2 9 (1.52%) CLARiiON
3 8 (1.35%) Smartphone
4 7 (1.18%) VLE
5 6 (1.02%) Clustering
5 6 (1.02%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.02%) CMDB
6 4 (0.68%) PMI
6 4 (0.68%) Replication
7 3 (0.51%) User Experience
7 3 (0.51%) Statistics
8 2 (0.34%) EqualLogic
8 2 (0.34%) Kindle
8 2 (0.34%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.34%) SecurID
8 2 (0.34%) PKI
9 1 (0.17%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.17%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 133 (22.50%) Windows
2 98 (16.58%) Linux
3 61 (10.32%) UNIX
4 20 (3.38%) Solaris
4 20 (3.38%) Windows XP
4 20 (3.38%) Windows 7
5 19 (3.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (1.86%) Windows 2000
8 9 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (23.52%) ITIL
2 133 (22.50%) Load Balancing
3 67 (11.34%) Network Design
4 41 (6.94%) Kalman Filter
5 39 (6.60%) Change Management
6 36 (6.09%) Performance Tuning
7 32 (5.41%) Information Security
8 30 (5.08%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (4.57%) Migration
10 23 (3.89%) Project Management
11 21 (3.55%) Network Management
12 19 (3.21%) Problem Management
12 19 (3.21%) Data Security
13 18 (3.05%) Mentoring
14 17 (2.88%) PRINCE2
15 16 (2.71%) Service Delivery
15 16 (2.71%) Coaching
15 16 (2.71%) Capacity Management
16 14 (2.37%) Product Management
16 14 (2.37%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (11.17%) SQL
2 21 (3.55%) C
3 14 (2.37%) Java
4 13 (2.20%) C++
5 11 (1.86%) Perl
6 10 (1.69%) Shell Script
6 10 (1.69%) PowerShell
7 6 (1.02%) Bash Shell
8 5 (0.85%) PHP
8 5 (0.85%) JavaScript
8 5 (0.85%) C#
8 5 (0.85%) VB
8 5 (0.85%) Python
8 5 (0.85%) Tcl
9 3 (0.51%) AWK
9 3 (0.51%) sed
Qualifications
1 272 (46.02%) Cisco Certification
2 192 (32.49%) CCNP
3 102 (17.26%) CCIE
4 96 (16.24%) CCNA
5 81 (13.71%) CCSE
6 63 (10.66%) Security Cleared
7 49 (8.29%) CCSA
8 48 (8.12%) SC Cleared
9 40 (6.77%) JNCIA
10 38 (6.43%) Microsoft Certification
11 36 (6.09%) MCSE
12 32 (5.41%) Degree
13 30 (5.08%) JNCIS
14 27 (4.57%) CCIP
15 22 (3.72%) CISSP
16 19 (3.21%) CCSP
17 15 (2.54%) CCDA
18 14 (2.37%) JNCIE
19 13 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
20 11 (1.86%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (7.45%) SLA
2 37 (6.26%) PCI DSS
3 28 (4.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (2.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (2.20%) QA
6 12 (2.03%) COBIT
7 6 (1.02%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 90 (15.23%) Active Directory
2 78 (13.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (7.45%) Hyper-V
4 41 (6.94%) ISA Server
5 36 (6.09%) Forefront TMG
5 36 (6.09%) UAG
6 23 (3.89%) VMware ESXi
7 22 (3.72%) Firmware
8 21 (3.55%) ProxySG
9 15 (2.54%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.68%) vSphere
11 3 (0.51%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.34%) vCloud
12 2 (0.34%) XenApp
13 1 (0.17%) XenServer
13 1 (0.17%) NFS
13 1 (0.17%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 50 (8.46%) SCCM
2 32 (5.41%) SCOM
3 21 (3.55%) FortiGate
4 17 (2.88%) CiscoWorks
5 16 (2.71%) ARCserve
6 8 (1.35%) EMC NetWorker
7 7 (1.18%) HP NNM
8 5 (0.85%) Cisco Prime
9 3 (0.51%) Cisco UCCX
9 3 (0.51%) WSUS
10 2 (0.34%) Foglight
10 2 (0.34%) SolarWinds Orion
11 1 (0.17%) Puppet
11 1 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 429 (72.59%) Cisco
2 299 (50.59%) Juniper
3 246 (41.62%) CheckPoint
4 136 (23.01%) VMware
5 114 (19.29%) Blue Coat
6 83 (14.04%) Microsoft
7 75 (12.69%) Websense
8 53 (8.97%) HP
9 39 (6.60%) McAfee
10 38 (6.43%) SonicWALL
11 33 (5.58%) Aruba
12 25 (4.23%) EMC
13 24 (4.06%) Clearswift
14 23 (3.89%) SolarWinds
15 22 (3.72%) Riverbed
16 21 (3.55%) Fortinet
17 19 (3.21%) Lumension
18 17 (2.88%) ServiceNow
18 17 (2.88%) Sourcefire
19 15 (2.54%) NetApp
Reigate
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Staines
CPS Group
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
West Sussex
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe
Computer Futures
Salary: £48000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + good bonus & package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
FT Select
Salary: From £73,200 to £85,200 per annum Pension + Life Cover + Private Medic
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + oncall
Posted: 10 days ago
London, Birmingham, Bracknell, Bristol, Leeds,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £65-70,000 + 20% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 14 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 17 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Softcat
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 17 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Slough
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 21 days ago