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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 196 184 251
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +67
Permanent jobs citing F5 278 344 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.52% 1.63% 1.06%
As % of the Vendors category 3.12% 3.20% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 252 222 209
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £37,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.04%
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
8897 10759 11263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 48.80% 50.89% 48.51%
Number of salaries quoted 7381 8500 8943
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 May 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 May 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 -17 106 £55,000 -4.34% 5
Surrey +2 46 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Hampshire -5 43 £40,000 -27.27% 3
Kent +17 21 £42,500 +6.25%
Buckinghamshire +10 21 £62,500 +25.00% 3
West Sussex +12 19 £60,000 +20.00%
Oxfordshire -8 6 £90,000 +38.46%
East Sussex +10 5 £42,253 -15.49% 2
Thames Valley - 4 £150,000 -
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 481 (77.96%) Cisco
2 464 (75.20%) Firewall
3 320 (51.86%) Cisco Certification
4 305 (49.43%) CheckPoint
5 295 (47.81%) Juniper
6 286 (46.35%) Cisco ASA
7 257 (41.65%) CCNP
8 217 (35.17%) WAN
9 187 (30.31%) Network Security
10 184 (29.82%) MPLS
11 172 (27.88%) Palo Alto
12 165 (26.74%) OSPF
13 156 (25.28%) TCP/IP
14 151 (24.47%) LAN
15 150 (24.31%) Cisco Nexus
16 147 (23.82%) VMware
16 147 (23.82%) Linux
17 145 (23.50%) BGP
18 142 (23.01%) Load Balancing
19 133 (21.56%) Data Centre
20 131 (21.23%) DNS
21 123 (19.94%) ITIL
21 123 (19.94%) CCNA
22 120 (19.45%) CCIE
22 120 (19.45%) Blue Coat
23 116 (18.80%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
24 114 (18.48%) VPN
25 108 (17.50%) Windows
26 94 (15.24%) BIG-IP
27 93 (15.07%) 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 27 (4.38%) JBoss
2 26 (4.21%) Skype for Business
3 25 (4.05%) MS Exchange
4 24 (3.89%) nginx
5 23 (3.73%) OpenStack
6 21 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (2.43%) IIS
8 10 (1.62%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.81%) Apache
9 5 (0.81%) SAS
10 4 (0.65%) SharePoint
10 4 (0.65%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.32%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 55 (8.91%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.30%) MS Project
3 2 (0.32%) MS Office
4 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 34 (5.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (5.02%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (2.92%) Office 365
4 9 (1.46%) SaaS
5 6 (0.97%) IaaS
6 1 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 464 (75.20%) Firewall
2 286 (46.35%) Cisco ASA
3 217 (35.17%) WAN
4 187 (30.31%) Network Security
5 184 (29.82%) MPLS
6 165 (26.74%) OSPF
7 156 (25.28%) TCP/IP
8 151 (24.47%) LAN
9 150 (24.31%) Cisco Nexus
10 145 (23.50%) BGP
11 131 (21.23%) DNS
12 116 (18.80%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 114 (18.48%) VPN
14 94 (15.24%) BIG-IP
15 93 (15.07%) Cisco PIX
16 91 (14.75%) Wireless
17 87 (14.10%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
18 75 (12.16%) SSL
19 66 (10.70%) DHCP
20 58 (9.40%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (3.73%) Hadoop
1 23 (3.73%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (1.94%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.13%) MongoDB
3 7 (1.13%) Redis
4 6 (0.97%) MySQL
5 5 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 30 (4.86%) Jenkins
2 23 (3.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (1.13%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.13%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.32%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.16%) Ant
5 1 (0.16%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.16%) MSI
General
1 63 (10.21%) Finance
2 40 (6.48%) German Language
3 38 (6.16%) Telecoms
4 25 (4.05%) Banking
5 23 (3.73%) French Language
6 21 (3.40%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.94%) Retail
8 9 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.13%) Billing
9 7 (1.13%) Electronics
10 3 (0.49%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.32%) Legal
11 2 (0.32%) Marketing
12 1 (0.16%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 332 (53.81%) Network Engineer
2 148 (23.99%) Cisco Engineer
3 144 (23.34%) Security Engineer
4 135 (21.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 105 (17.02%) Network Security Engineer
6 101 (16.37%) Senior Network Engineer
7 78 (12.64%) Support Engineer
8 62 (10.05%) Network Support
9 61 (9.89%) Juniper Engineer
10 59 (9.56%) Network Support Engineer
11 47 (7.62%) Consultant
12 46 (7.46%) Senior Cisco Engineer
13 45 (7.29%) Analyst
14 42 (6.81%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
15 39 (6.32%) Cisco Security Engineer
16 37 (6.00%) Network Operations Engineer
17 32 (5.19%) 3rd Line Engineer
18 31 (5.02%) Architect
19 30 (4.86%) 3rd Line Support
19 30 (4.86%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (4.54%) Web Services
2 11 (1.78%) CSS
2 11 (1.78%) SOAP
3 9 (1.46%) 802.1X
3 9 (1.46%) REST
4 4 (0.65%) J2EE
4 4 (0.65%) Middleware
5 2 (0.32%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.16%) .NET
6 1 (0.16%) CGI
6 1 (0.16%) HTML
6 1 (0.16%) XML
6 1 (0.16%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 133 (21.56%) Data Centre
2 23 (3.73%) Visualisation
3 19 (3.08%) Management Information System
4 16 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (2.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 13 (2.11%) Replication
6 11 (1.78%) Clustering
6 11 (1.78%) iPad
7 10 (1.62%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.46%) Algorithms
8 9 (1.46%) Security Operations Centre
9 8 (1.30%) PKI
10 7 (1.13%) Driving Licence
11 5 (0.81%) Cyber Attack
11 5 (0.81%) Statistics
12 4 (0.65%) Mathematics
13 2 (0.32%) Blackberry
13 2 (0.32%) DataPower
13 2 (0.32%) iPhone
14 1 (0.16%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 147 (23.82%) Linux
2 108 (17.50%) Windows
3 69 (11.18%) Unix
4 59 (9.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (7.78%) Solaris
5 48 (7.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 46 (7.46%) Windows 2000
7 25 (4.05%) Windows Server
8 24 (3.89%) CentOS
9 18 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (1.78%) Ubuntu
12 10 (1.62%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.16%) Debian
13 1 (0.16%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (23.01%) Load Balancing
2 123 (19.94%) ITIL
3 61 (9.89%) Network Design
4 44 (7.13%) Network Monitoring
4 44 (7.13%) Presales
5 41 (6.65%) Change Management
6 35 (5.67%) Coaching
6 35 (5.67%) Service Delivery
7 30 (4.86%) DevOps
7 30 (4.86%) High Availability
7 30 (4.86%) Risk Management
8 29 (4.70%) Information Security
8 29 (4.70%) Mentoring
9 28 (4.54%) Data Protection
10 24 (3.89%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (3.73%) Capacity Planning
11 23 (3.73%) Customer Engagement
11 23 (3.73%) Data Visualisation
11 23 (3.73%) Scrum
12 22 (3.57%) Data Centre Operations
Programming Languages
1 42 (6.81%) Python
2 41 (6.65%) Perl
3 30 (4.86%) Ruby
4 18 (2.92%) SQL
5 14 (2.27%) Bash Shell
6 13 (2.11%) C
7 11 (1.78%) Tcl
8 9 (1.46%) PowerShell
9 7 (1.13%) Java
10 5 (0.81%) AWK
10 5 (0.81%) C++
10 5 (0.81%) sed
11 4 (0.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 320 (51.86%) Cisco Certification
2 257 (41.65%) CCNP
3 123 (19.94%) CCNA
4 120 (19.45%) CCIE
5 92 (14.91%) CCSE
6 44 (7.13%) Security Cleared
7 42 (6.81%) CCSA
8 39 (6.32%) CCSP
9 38 (6.16%) SC Cleared
10 34 (5.51%) JNCIP
11 30 (4.86%) JNCIS
12 29 (4.70%) CCDA
13 28 (4.54%) JNCIA
14 25 (4.05%) CCDP
15 22 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
16 20 (3.24%) MCSE
17 18 (2.92%) Check Point Certification
18 15 (2.43%) Degree
18 15 (2.43%) JNCIE
19 14 (2.27%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (12.48%) SLA
2 21 (3.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.46%) QA
4 2 (0.32%) SAS 70
5 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 66 (10.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (10.37%) Active Directory
3 23 (3.73%) Docker
4 22 (3.57%) Firmware
5 16 (2.59%) Hyper-V
6 11 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (1.62%) vSphere
8 9 (1.46%) XenDesktop
9 6 (0.97%) vCloud
10 5 (0.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (0.49%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.16%) iptables
12 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.16%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 30 (4.86%) Opscode Chef
2 27 (4.38%) Cisco Prime
3 16 (2.59%) Netcool
3 16 (2.59%) OpenView
3 16 (2.59%) SCCM
4 15 (2.43%) SolarWinds Orion
5 13 (2.11%) FortiGate
6 12 (1.94%) Nagios
7 8 (1.30%) Cisco CUCM
7 8 (1.30%) Puppet
8 7 (1.13%) Cobbler
9 5 (0.81%) Hyperic
9 5 (0.81%) logstash
9 5 (0.81%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 5 (0.81%) vMotion
9 5 (0.81%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.49%) Cisco LMS
11 2 (0.32%) CA Spectrum
11 2 (0.32%) Cisco UCCX
11 2 (0.32%) QRadar
Vendors
1 481 (77.96%) Cisco
2 305 (49.43%) CheckPoint
3 295 (47.81%) Juniper
4 172 (27.88%) Palo Alto
5 147 (23.82%) VMware
6 120 (19.45%) Blue Coat
7 80 (12.97%) Microsoft
8 59 (9.56%) HP
9 54 (8.75%) Riverbed
10 50 (8.10%) Sourcefire
11 46 (7.46%) SolarWinds
12 31 (5.02%) Crossbeam
13 30 (4.86%) Forcepoint
14 29 (4.70%) Fortinet
15 27 (4.38%) Extreme Networks
16 25 (4.05%) Barracuda Networks
17 24 (3.89%) EMC
17 24 (3.89%) NetScout
18 23 (3.73%) Citrix
18 23 (3.73%) Red Hat
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