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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 192 216 257
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +41
Permanent jobs citing F5 311 264 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.50% 1.16% 0.92%
As % of the Vendors category 2.97% 2.35% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 202 215 143
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,500 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,250 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.05%
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
10459 11227 10952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 50.34% 49.52% 49.64%
Number of salaries quoted 8413 8769 8900
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,501
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +17 132 £55,000 +10.00% 10
Buckinghamshire +56 65 £50,000 +12.35% 3
Surrey +1 37 £50,000 +4.71% 3
Hampshire +26 35 £51,500 +3.00% 2
West Sussex - 23 £50,000 - 1
East Sussex +27 15 £50,000 +17.64%
Middlesex 0 4 £50,000 +17.64%
Kent -27 4 £29,250 -22.00% 1
Thames Valley - 2 £80,000 -
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 534 (85.44%) Cisco
2 440 (70.40%) Firewall
3 415 (66.40%) Cisco Certification
4 311 (49.76%) CCNP
5 301 (48.16%) Juniper
6 266 (42.56%) CheckPoint
7 246 (39.36%) Cisco ASA
8 220 (35.20%) BGP
9 214 (34.24%) LAN
10 197 (31.52%) MPLS
11 195 (31.20%) WAN
12 182 (29.12%) OSPF
13 178 (28.48%) Load Balancing
14 161 (25.76%) Cisco Nexus
15 159 (25.44%) Data Centre
15 159 (25.44%) ITIL
16 150 (24.00%) TCP/IP
17 148 (23.68%) CCIE
18 135 (21.60%) VPN
19 134 (21.44%) CCNA
20 127 (20.32%) Network Security
21 117 (18.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
22 114 (18.24%) Linux
23 106 (16.96%) Windows
24 105 (16.80%) Blue Coat
25 103 (16.48%) VMware
26 102 (16.32%) Cisco PIX
27 96 (15.36%) Wireless
28 89 (14.24%) BIG-IP
29 87 (13.92%) EIGRP

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 35 (5.60%) Lync
2 17 (2.72%) IIS
3 12 (1.92%) Apache
4 8 (1.28%) MS Exchange
5 7 (1.12%) WebLogic
6 6 (0.96%) JBoss
7 5 (0.80%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.64%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.32%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.16%) CMS
10 1 (0.16%) Eucalyptus
10 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.16%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 59 (9.44%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.44%) MS Visio
2 9 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (1.76%) Summit
2 10 (1.60%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.88%) IaaS
2 9 (1.44%) PaaS
3 3 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.48%) SaaS
4 2 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.16%) Office 365
5 1 (0.16%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 440 (70.40%) Firewall
2 246 (39.36%) Cisco ASA
3 220 (35.20%) BGP
4 214 (34.24%) LAN
5 197 (31.52%) MPLS
6 195 (31.20%) WAN
7 182 (29.12%) OSPF
8 161 (25.76%) Cisco Nexus
9 150 (24.00%) TCP/IP
10 135 (21.60%) VPN
11 127 (20.32%) Network Security
12 117 (18.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 102 (16.32%) Cisco PIX
14 96 (15.36%) Wireless
15 89 (14.24%) BIG-IP
16 87 (13.92%) EIGRP
17 72 (11.52%) Cisco IOS
18 62 (9.92%) DNS
19 57 (9.12%) VLAN
20 56 (8.96%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (4.64%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.92%) MySQL
3 2 (0.32%) Big Data
3 2 (0.32%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.32%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.16%) Redis
4 1 (0.16%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.16%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.16%) OLTP
4 1 (0.16%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.16%) Infinispan
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.32%) JIRA
General
1 70 (11.20%) Telecoms
2 28 (4.48%) Finance
3 25 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 22 (3.52%) Retail
5 11 (1.76%) Electronics
6 6 (0.96%) Billing
7 5 (0.80%) French Language
7 5 (0.80%) German Language
7 5 (0.80%) Banking
8 4 (0.64%) Legal
9 3 (0.48%) Back Office
9 3 (0.48%) Automotive
10 2 (0.32%) Marketing
11 1 (0.16%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 273 (43.68%) Network Engineer
2 95 (15.20%) Senior Network Engineer
3 82 (13.12%) Consultant
4 64 (10.24%) Security Engineer
5 58 (9.28%) Analyst
6 51 (8.16%) Cisco Engineer
7 47 (7.52%) Architect
8 44 (7.04%) Senior Consultant
9 37 (5.92%) Network Support
9 37 (5.92%) Support Engineer
10 36 (5.76%) Network Analyst
11 34 (5.44%) Network Security Engineer
12 29 (4.64%) Network Consultant
12 29 (4.64%) Network Architect
13 28 (4.48%) Security Consultant
13 28 (4.48%) Security Analyst
14 25 (4.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 23 (3.68%) Network Support Engineer
16 22 (3.52%) Operations Engineer
17 21 (3.36%) Network Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (5.12%) CSS
2 9 (1.44%) 802.1X
3 7 (1.12%) Middleware
3 7 (1.12%) LAMP
4 6 (0.96%) J2EE
5 3 (0.48%) SOAP
6 2 (0.32%) XML
7 1 (0.16%) XSD
7 1 (0.16%) WSDL
7 1 (0.16%) Web Services
7 1 (0.16%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.16%) Java EE
7 1 (0.16%) JSON
7 1 (0.16%) REST
7 1 (0.16%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 159 (25.44%) Data Centre
2 26 (4.16%) Computer Science
3 24 (3.84%) Statistics
4 22 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (1.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 11 (1.76%) e-Health
7 9 (1.44%) CMDB
8 8 (1.28%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.28%) Replication
9 7 (1.12%) PKI
9 7 (1.12%) Smartphone
9 7 (1.12%) EqualLogic
10 6 (0.96%) Clustering
11 5 (0.80%) HP Storage
12 3 (0.48%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.48%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (0.48%) FlexPod
13 2 (0.32%) IVR
14 1 (0.16%) N-Tier
14 1 (0.16%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 114 (18.24%) Linux
2 106 (16.96%) Windows
3 72 (11.52%) UNIX
4 36 (5.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (5.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (3.84%) Solaris
7 22 (3.52%) Windows 2000
8 17 (2.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (1.44%) CentOS
10 4 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.48%) Debian
11 3 (0.48%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.16%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (28.48%) Load Balancing
2 159 (25.44%) ITIL
3 75 (12.00%) Network Design
4 45 (7.20%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (7.20%) Network Management
5 40 (6.40%) Service Delivery
6 38 (6.08%) Migration
7 37 (5.92%) Disaster Recovery
7 37 (5.92%) Incident Management
8 32 (5.12%) Risk Management
8 32 (5.12%) Root Cause Analysis
8 32 (5.12%) Mentoring
9 30 (4.80%) Network Monitoring
10 29 (4.64%) Demand Management
11 23 (3.68%) PRINCE2
12 21 (3.36%) Information Security
13 19 (3.04%) WAN Optimisation
14 18 (2.88%) Kalman Filter
15 17 (2.72%) Configuration Management
16 16 (2.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (4.00%) Perl
2 24 (3.84%) SQL
3 7 (1.12%) PHP
3 7 (1.12%) Python
4 6 (0.96%) PowerShell
4 6 (0.96%) Java
5 4 (0.64%) Shell Script
6 3 (0.48%) Ada
6 3 (0.48%) C
7 2 (0.32%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.32%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.32%) C++
8 1 (0.16%) sed
8 1 (0.16%) AWK
8 1 (0.16%) Korn
8 1 (0.16%) C#
8 1 (0.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 415 (66.40%) Cisco Certification
2 311 (49.76%) CCNP
3 148 (23.68%) CCIE
4 134 (21.44%) CCNA
5 84 (13.44%) CCSE
6 67 (10.72%) Security Cleared
7 59 (9.44%) SC Cleared
8 52 (8.32%) Degree
9 48 (7.68%) CCSA
10 30 (4.80%) Check Point Certification
11 26 (4.16%) CCSP
12 20 (3.20%) CISSP
13 16 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
13 16 (2.56%) CCDP
13 16 (2.56%) MCSE
14 15 (2.40%) CCIP
14 15 (2.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 13 (2.08%) CCDA
16 12 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
16 12 (1.92%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (8.16%) SLA
2 6 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.32%) QA
3 2 (0.32%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.16%) COBIT
4 1 (0.16%) BS7799
4 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 72 (11.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (3.68%) Active Directory
3 18 (2.88%) Hyper-V
4 12 (1.92%) ProxySG
5 10 (1.60%) VMware ESX
6 5 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.80%) vCloud
7 3 (0.48%) XenServer
7 3 (0.48%) vSphere
7 3 (0.48%) Snort
7 3 (0.48%) NFS
7 3 (0.48%) Samba
8 2 (0.32%) Firmware
9 1 (0.16%) XenApp
9 1 (0.16%) UAG
Systems Management
1 52 (8.32%) CiscoWorks
2 25 (4.00%) FortiGate
3 23 (3.68%) Cisco LMS
4 11 (1.76%) CA Spectrum
5 10 (1.60%) SCCM
6 4 (0.64%) SCOM
6 4 (0.64%) vMotion
7 3 (0.48%) SolarWinds Orion
7 3 (0.48%) WMI
8 2 (0.32%) WSUS
8 2 (0.32%) CA Wily
8 2 (0.32%) HP NNM
9 1 (0.16%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.16%) Puppet
9 1 (0.16%) Nmap
Vendors
1 534 (85.44%) Cisco
2 301 (48.16%) Juniper
3 266 (42.56%) CheckPoint
4 105 (16.80%) Blue Coat
5 103 (16.48%) VMware
6 86 (13.76%) HP
7 63 (10.08%) Microsoft
8 44 (7.04%) Nokia
8 44 (7.04%) Riverbed
9 40 (6.40%) Fortinet
10 35 (5.60%) Citrix
11 33 (5.28%) Avaya
12 32 (5.12%) Aerohive Networks
13 31 (4.96%) Sourcefire
14 28 (4.48%) McAfee
15 25 (4.00%) Websense
16 24 (3.84%) Crossbeam
17 21 (3.36%) Computacenter
17 21 (3.36%) Oracle
18 18 (2.88%) Radware
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Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
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NS Consultants
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Proactive Appointments
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: Yesterday
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Posted: 8 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Posted: 12 days ago
Maidenhead
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 13 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
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CGI
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
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