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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 178 231 233
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +2
Permanent jobs citing F5 329 236 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.60% 1.03% 1.03%
As % of the Vendors category 3.14% 2.13% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 211 206 180
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
10470 11091 11367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 50.82% 48.60% 50.96%
Number of salaries quoted 8268 8810 9317
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 +8 153 £57,500 +15.00% 12
Hampshire +43 53 £55,000 +12.24% 4
Surrey +35 48 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Buckinghamshire +26 32 £50,000 +12.35% 6
East Sussex +11 15 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Middlesex +14 8 £46,250 +15.62% 1
Kent -8 7 £40,000 -5.88%
Oxfordshire +17 5 £65,000 +104.72% 1
West Sussex 0 3 £50,000 +25.00% 1
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 499 (88.01%) Cisco
2 413 (72.84%) Firewall
3 362 (63.84%) Cisco Certification
4 291 (51.32%) Juniper
5 278 (49.03%) CheckPoint
6 264 (46.56%) CCNP
7 251 (44.27%) Cisco ASA
8 215 (37.92%) BGP
9 204 (35.98%) WAN
10 195 (34.39%) MPLS
11 184 (32.45%) LAN
12 177 (31.22%) OSPF
13 159 (28.04%) CCIE
14 151 (26.63%) TCP/IP
14 151 (26.63%) ITIL
15 146 (25.75%) Network Security
16 135 (23.81%) VPN
17 130 (22.93%) Cisco Nexus
18 124 (21.87%) Load Balancing
19 120 (21.16%) CCNA
20 112 (19.75%) Linux
21 105 (18.52%) Cisco PIX
22 101 (17.81%) Windows
23 99 (17.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
24 98 (17.28%) Blue Coat
25 94 (16.58%) HP
26 92 (16.23%) EIGRP
27 89 (15.70%) Wireless
28 85 (14.99%) CCSE
29 84 (14.81%) VMware

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 46 (8.11%) Lync
2 19 (3.35%) IIS
3 13 (2.29%) MS Exchange
4 8 (1.41%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.41%) Apache
5 7 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (1.06%) Moodle
7 3 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.35%) CMS
9 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.18%) Eucalyptus
9 1 (0.18%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.18%) SAS
Applications
1 56 (9.88%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.76%) MS Office
3 4 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (1.76%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (1.06%) Summit
3 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.18%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.88%) IaaS
2 8 (1.41%) Office 365
3 4 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.35%) SaaS
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.18%) PaaS
6 1 (0.18%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 413 (72.84%) Firewall
2 251 (44.27%) Cisco ASA
3 215 (37.92%) BGP
4 204 (35.98%) WAN
5 195 (34.39%) MPLS
6 184 (32.45%) LAN
7 177 (31.22%) OSPF
8 151 (26.63%) TCP/IP
9 146 (25.75%) Network Security
10 135 (23.81%) VPN
11 130 (22.93%) Cisco Nexus
12 105 (18.52%) Cisco PIX
13 99 (17.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 92 (16.23%) EIGRP
15 89 (15.70%) Wireless
16 76 (13.40%) BIG-IP
17 68 (11.99%) VoIP
18 66 (11.64%) VLAN
19 59 (10.41%) DNS
20 57 (10.05%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (5.29%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.29%) MySQL
3 3 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.18%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.18%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.18%) Redis
4 1 (0.18%) Infinispan
4 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.18%) JIRA
General
1 51 (8.99%) Telecoms
2 34 (6.00%) Finance
3 23 (4.06%) Manufacturing
4 20 (3.53%) Retail
5 8 (1.41%) Electronics
6 5 (0.88%) French Language
6 5 (0.88%) German Language
6 5 (0.88%) Legal
7 3 (0.53%) Back Office
7 3 (0.53%) Billing
8 2 (0.35%) Marketing
9 1 (0.18%) Advertising
9 1 (0.18%) Automotive
9 1 (0.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 270 (47.62%) Network Engineer
2 115 (20.28%) Senior Network Engineer
3 77 (13.58%) Consultant
4 67 (11.82%) Security Engineer
5 52 (9.17%) Analyst
5 52 (9.17%) Support Engineer
6 45 (7.94%) Network Support
7 36 (6.35%) Cisco Engineer
7 36 (6.35%) Senior Consultant
8 34 (6.00%) Security Consultant
9 33 (5.82%) Network Support Engineer
10 31 (5.47%) Security Analyst
11 30 (5.29%) Network Security Engineer
12 29 (5.11%) Network Consultant
13 26 (4.59%) Architect
14 25 (4.41%) Network Analyst
14 25 (4.41%) Operations Engineer
15 24 (4.23%) Network Operations Engineer
16 20 (3.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
16 20 (3.53%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.88%) CSS
2 7 (1.23%) LAMP
3 3 (0.53%) XML
4 2 (0.35%) CGI
5 1 (0.18%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.18%) Rendezvous
5 1 (0.18%) HTML
5 1 (0.18%) SOAP
5 1 (0.18%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (3.88%) Statistics
3 15 (2.65%) Computer Science
3 15 (2.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 10 (1.76%) CMDB
5 7 (1.23%) Smartphone
5 7 (1.23%) Visualisation
6 6 (1.06%) VLE
7 4 (0.71%) Replication
7 4 (0.71%) Clustering
7 4 (0.71%) Management Information System
7 4 (0.71%) EqualLogic
8 3 (0.53%) e-Health
8 3 (0.53%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (0.53%) FlexPod
9 2 (0.35%) PKI
10 1 (0.18%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.18%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.18%) User Experience
10 1 (0.18%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 112 (19.75%) Linux
2 101 (17.81%) Windows
3 66 (11.64%) UNIX
4 36 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 36 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (3.88%) Windows 2000
5 22 (3.88%) Solaris
6 16 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (1.76%) CentOS
8 4 (0.71%) Debian
8 4 (0.71%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (26.63%) ITIL
2 124 (21.87%) Load Balancing
3 58 (10.23%) Network Design
4 41 (7.23%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (6.35%) Incident Management
6 35 (6.17%) Network Management
7 34 (6.00%) Service Delivery
7 34 (6.00%) Network Monitoring
8 33 (5.82%) Mentoring
9 29 (5.11%) Security Architecture
9 29 (5.11%) Disaster Recovery
10 28 (4.94%) Vulnerability Management
11 27 (4.76%) Demand Management
11 27 (4.76%) PRINCE2
11 27 (4.76%) Risk Management
12 26 (4.59%) Migration
13 24 (4.23%) WAN Optimisation
14 23 (4.06%) Root Cause Analysis
14 23 (4.06%) Network Architecture
14 23 (4.06%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (4.94%) SQL
2 12 (2.12%) Perl
3 7 (1.23%) PHP
4 5 (0.88%) Python
5 4 (0.71%) Java
5 4 (0.71%) Shell Script
6 3 (0.53%) C
6 3 (0.53%) Ada
7 2 (0.35%) C++
7 2 (0.35%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.35%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.18%) Korn
8 1 (0.18%) sed
8 1 (0.18%) C#
8 1 (0.18%) AWK
Qualifications
1 362 (63.84%) Cisco Certification
2 264 (46.56%) CCNP
3 159 (28.04%) CCIE
4 120 (21.16%) CCNA
5 85 (14.99%) CCSE
6 62 (10.93%) Security Cleared
7 50 (8.82%) Degree
8 49 (8.64%) SC Cleared
8 49 (8.64%) CCSA
9 33 (5.82%) CCSP
10 21 (3.70%) CCIP
11 20 (3.53%) CCDP
12 18 (3.17%) CISSP
12 18 (3.17%) CCDA
13 15 (2.65%) MCSE
13 15 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (1.94%) JNCIP
14 11 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 11 (1.94%) Check Point Certification
14 11 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (9.17%) SLA
2 13 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.53%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.53%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.18%) QA
4 1 (0.18%) BS7799
System Software
1 60 (10.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (3.53%) Hyper-V
3 19 (3.35%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.06%) ProxySG
5 5 (0.88%) XenServer
5 5 (0.88%) Firmware
6 4 (0.71%) Samba
6 4 (0.71%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.71%) NFS
7 3 (0.53%) Snort
7 3 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.18%) vCloud
8 1 (0.18%) iptables
Systems Management
1 30 (5.29%) CiscoWorks
2 18 (3.17%) FortiGate
3 6 (1.06%) SCCM
4 4 (0.71%) WMI
5 3 (0.53%) CA Spectrum
5 3 (0.53%) Cisco LMS
6 2 (0.35%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (0.35%) SCOM
7 1 (0.18%) WSUS
7 1 (0.18%) HP NNM
7 1 (0.18%) Nmap
7 1 (0.18%) Puppet
7 1 (0.18%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 499 (88.01%) Cisco
2 291 (51.32%) Juniper
3 278 (49.03%) CheckPoint
4 98 (17.28%) Blue Coat
5 94 (16.58%) HP
6 84 (14.81%) VMware
7 75 (13.23%) Microsoft
8 46 (8.11%) Riverbed
9 39 (6.88%) Nokia
10 36 (6.35%) Fortinet
11 30 (5.29%) Avaya
11 30 (5.29%) Aerohive Networks
12 29 (5.11%) McAfee
13 27 (4.76%) Sourcefire
14 23 (4.06%) Crossbeam
14 23 (4.06%) Citrix
14 23 (4.06%) Websense
15 17 (3.00%) Radware
16 16 (2.82%) EMC
16 16 (2.82%) Aruba
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + bonus, pension, medical
Posted: 4 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable plus package
Posted: 23 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £65k basic + £7,200 travel allowance + 15% Bonus + Benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Via Resource
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: comprehensive flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package - Please apply for full details
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Imperative People
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + incl car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
East Sussex
Stott & May
Salary: £40000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Middlesex
Mercator IT Solutions
Salary: £Market
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum £65k - £75k + Bens + Bonus + Stock
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: + bonus, pension, medical
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefónica
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago