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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 204 258 223
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -35
Permanent jobs citing F5 253 225 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.44% 1.08% 1.34%
As % of the Vendors category 3.10% 2.17% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 183 161 257
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,000 £37,700
10% offered a salary of more than £71,050 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
8162 10385 11265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 46.45% 49.76% 51.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6545 8584 8631
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +34 108 £60,000 +11.62% 2
Kent +48 43 £35,000 -12.50%
Surrey +23 39 £52,500 +5.00% 4
Buckinghamshire +13 29 £67,500 +22.72% 4
Hampshire +4 18 £52,500 +1.94% 5
Middlesex +25 10 £50,000 +44.92%
West Sussex -21 4 £55,000 +22.22% 1
East Sussex +5 1 £40,000 -27.27%
Oxfordshire - 1 £55,000 -
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 414 (80.70%) Cisco
2 358 (69.79%) Firewall
3 265 (51.66%) CheckPoint
4 251 (48.93%) Cisco Certification
5 244 (47.56%) Juniper
6 198 (38.60%) CCNP
7 168 (32.75%) Cisco ASA
8 166 (32.36%) Palo Alto
9 150 (29.24%) MPLS
10 148 (28.85%) ITIL
11 142 (27.68%) Network Security
12 130 (25.34%) WAN
13 126 (24.56%) Linux
14 124 (24.17%) TCP/IP
15 118 (23.00%) LAN
16 117 (22.81%) BGP
17 114 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
17 114 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 113 (22.03%) OSPF
19 112 (21.83%) Windows
19 112 (21.83%) Data Centre
20 107 (20.86%) VMware
21 102 (19.88%) CCNA
22 98 (19.10%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
23 97 (18.91%) DNS
24 96 (18.71%) VPN
24 96 (18.71%) Load Balancing
25 94 (18.32%) Blue Coat
26 86 (16.76%) BIG-IP
27 82 (15.98%) Unix

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 25 (4.87%) MS Exchange
2 21 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (3.90%) IIS
4 17 (3.31%) Apache
5 16 (3.12%) Skype for Business
6 11 (2.14%) JBoss
7 10 (1.95%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.97%) nginx
8 5 (0.97%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.58%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.58%) SAS
9 3 (0.58%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 32 (6.24%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.56%) MS Project
3 3 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (3.51%) Office 365
3 15 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (2.73%) SaaS
5 9 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (1.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 358 (69.79%) Firewall
2 168 (32.75%) Cisco ASA
3 150 (29.24%) MPLS
4 142 (27.68%) Network Security
5 130 (25.34%) WAN
6 124 (24.17%) TCP/IP
7 118 (23.00%) LAN
8 117 (22.81%) BGP
9 114 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
9 114 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 113 (22.03%) OSPF
11 98 (19.10%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 97 (18.91%) DNS
13 96 (18.71%) VPN
14 86 (16.76%) BIG-IP
15 74 (14.42%) Wireless
16 72 (14.04%) Cisco PIX
17 64 (12.48%) DHCP
18 56 (10.92%) SSL
19 51 (9.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.34%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (0.78%) MySQL
5 3 (0.58%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.58%) MongoDB
5 3 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.58%) Redis
6 1 (0.19%) GIS
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (1.17%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (0.58%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.58%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.39%) Ant
3 2 (0.39%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 50 (9.75%) Finance
2 43 (8.38%) German Language
3 30 (5.85%) French Language
4 20 (3.90%) Telecoms
5 17 (3.31%) Manufacturing
6 16 (3.12%) Banking
7 9 (1.75%) Retail
8 4 (0.78%) Back Office
8 4 (0.78%) Electronics
9 3 (0.58%) Billing
9 3 (0.58%) Legal
10 2 (0.39%) Marketing
11 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.19%) Military
Job Titles
1 245 (47.76%) Network Engineer
2 132 (25.73%) Security Engineer
3 87 (16.96%) Cisco Engineer
4 81 (15.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 75 (14.62%) Support Engineer
6 74 (14.42%) Network Security Engineer
6 74 (14.42%) Senior Network Engineer
7 60 (11.70%) Juniper Engineer
8 52 (10.14%) Network Support
9 46 (8.97%) Network Support Engineer
10 43 (8.38%) Linux Engineer
11 42 (8.19%) Consultant
12 34 (6.63%) Security Consultant
12 34 (6.63%) Senior Cisco Engineer
13 33 (6.43%) Architect
14 28 (5.46%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
15 27 (5.26%) Network Architect
16 25 (4.87%) Senior Security Engineer
17 22 (4.29%) Data Engineer
18 21 (4.09%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.73%) Middleware
2 11 (2.14%) 802.1X
3 8 (1.56%) J2EE
4 7 (1.36%) HTML
4 7 (1.36%) XML
5 5 (0.97%) Regular Expression
6 4 (0.78%) CSS
6 4 (0.78%) SAML
7 3 (0.58%) Web Services
8 2 (0.39%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 112 (21.83%) Data Centre
2 21 (4.09%) Clustering
2 21 (4.09%) Management Information System
3 20 (3.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 15 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (2.73%) Virtual Team
6 12 (2.34%) Security Operations Centre
7 11 (2.14%) PKI
8 9 (1.75%) Algorithms
8 9 (1.75%) Driving Licence
8 9 (1.75%) Private Cloud
8 9 (1.75%) Public Cloud
9 6 (1.17%) iPad
10 5 (0.97%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.58%) Contactless
11 3 (0.58%) Replication
11 3 (0.58%) Statistics
11 3 (0.58%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.39%) Video Conferencing
13 1 (0.19%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 126 (24.56%) Linux
2 112 (21.83%) Windows
3 82 (15.98%) Unix
4 59 (11.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 54 (10.53%) Solaris
6 47 (9.16%) Windows 2000
6 47 (9.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (4.09%) Windows Server
8 18 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (1.95%) Windows 8
11 6 (1.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (28.85%) ITIL
2 96 (18.71%) Load Balancing
3 45 (8.77%) Network Design
4 43 (8.38%) Change Management
5 42 (8.19%) Service Delivery
6 40 (7.80%) Change Control
7 26 (5.07%) Presales
8 25 (4.87%) Network Monitoring
9 24 (4.68%) Information Security
10 22 (4.29%) Risk Management
11 21 (4.09%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (4.09%) Problem Management
12 19 (3.70%) Network Architecture
12 19 (3.70%) Network Load Balancing
13 17 (3.31%) High Availability
13 17 (3.31%) Project Management
13 17 (3.31%) Trend Analysis
14 15 (2.92%) DevOps
14 15 (2.92%) Network Management
15 14 (2.73%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 36 (7.02%) Perl
2 34 (6.63%) Python
3 30 (5.85%) PowerShell
4 21 (4.09%) Ruby
5 15 (2.92%) Bash Shell
6 13 (2.53%) SQL
7 10 (1.95%) Java
8 7 (1.36%) Shell Script
9 6 (1.17%) R
10 3 (0.58%) PHP
11 2 (0.39%) C
12 1 (0.19%) C++
12 1 (0.19%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 251 (48.93%) Cisco Certification
2 198 (38.60%) CCNP
3 102 (19.88%) CCNA
4 82 (15.98%) CCIE
5 74 (14.42%) CCSE
6 53 (10.33%) Security Cleared
7 40 (7.80%) SC Cleared
8 33 (6.43%) JNCIS
9 32 (6.24%) JNCIP
10 25 (4.87%) Check Point Certification
11 18 (3.51%) CCSA
12 17 (3.31%) JNCIA
13 16 (3.12%) MCSE
13 16 (3.12%) Microsoft Certification
14 14 (2.73%) CCSP
15 12 (2.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 11 (2.14%) Degree
17 10 (1.95%) CCDA
17 10 (1.95%) CCVP
18 8 (1.56%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (10.72%) SLA
2 29 (5.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (2.14%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.56%) QA
5 4 (0.78%) HIPAA
6 3 (0.58%) SAS 70
7 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 59 (11.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (8.77%) Active Directory
3 23 (4.48%) Hyper-V
4 21 (4.09%) Firmware
5 19 (3.70%) vSphere
6 8 (1.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 8 (1.56%) vCloud
6 8 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (1.56%) XenDesktop
7 7 (1.36%) iptables
8 4 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.58%) Docker
9 3 (0.58%) VMware Server
9 3 (0.58%) Xen
10 2 (0.39%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.19%) KVM
11 1 (0.19%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.19%) Snort
Systems Management
1 29 (5.65%) SolarWinds Orion
2 18 (3.51%) Cisco Prime
3 17 (3.31%) FortiGate
4 16 (3.12%) Puppet
5 15 (2.92%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (2.53%) Nagios
7 11 (2.14%) SCCM
8 10 (1.95%) Netcool
8 10 (1.95%) OpenView
9 8 (1.56%) vMotion
10 7 (1.36%) Cisco CUCM
11 6 (1.17%) EMC NetWorker
11 6 (1.17%) Nessus
12 3 (0.58%) Cacti
12 3 (0.58%) Cobbler
12 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Clustering
13 2 (0.39%) Ansible
13 2 (0.39%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 2 (0.39%) QRadar
13 2 (0.39%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 414 (80.70%) Cisco
2 265 (51.66%) CheckPoint
3 244 (47.56%) Juniper
4 166 (32.36%) Palo Alto
5 107 (20.86%) VMware
6 94 (18.32%) Blue Coat
7 62 (12.09%) SolarWinds
8 58 (11.31%) Microsoft
9 53 (10.33%) HP
10 37 (7.21%) Sourcefire
11 33 (6.43%) Extreme Networks
12 32 (6.24%) Riverbed
13 31 (6.04%) Crossbeam
13 31 (6.04%) Fortinet
14 26 (5.07%) Barracuda Networks
15 24 (4.68%) Citrix
16 21 (4.09%) Brocade
16 21 (4.09%) NetApp
16 21 (4.09%) NetScout
16 21 (4.09%) Red Hat
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