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 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 190 254 232
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -22
Permanent jobs citing F5 321 221 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.51% 0.94% 1.10%
As % of the Vendors category 2.98% 1.95% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 216 194 197
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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
10766 11352 11507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 50.63% 48.22% 51.08%
Number of salaries quoted 8440 8953 9341
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 £60,000 £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 4 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 4 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 +8 147 £57,500 +15.00% 14
Hampshire +58 63 £55,000 +12.24% 3
Surrey +39 49 £42,500 -7.60% 5
Buckinghamshire +30 28 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Middlesex +18 11 £37,500 -6.25%
East Sussex -3 9 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Oxfordshire +13 5 £65,000 +104.72%
Kent -3 5 £40,000 -5.88%
West Sussex -3 1 £40,000 -
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 484 (86.27%) Cisco
2 398 (70.94%) Firewall
3 347 (61.85%) Cisco Certification
4 281 (50.09%) Juniper
5 277 (49.38%) CheckPoint
6 254 (45.28%) Cisco ASA
7 249 (44.39%) CCNP
8 206 (36.72%) BGP
8 206 (36.72%) WAN
9 181 (32.26%) MPLS
10 176 (31.37%) LAN
11 169 (30.12%) OSPF
12 154 (27.45%) ITIL
13 152 (27.09%) TCP/IP
13 152 (27.09%) Network Security
14 151 (26.92%) CCIE
15 121 (21.57%) VPN
16 119 (21.21%) Linux
17 118 (21.03%) Cisco Nexus
18 113 (20.14%) CCNA
19 107 (19.07%) Windows
19 107 (19.07%) Cisco PIX
19 107 (19.07%) Load Balancing
20 102 (18.18%) Blue Coat
21 98 (17.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
22 90 (16.04%) CCSE
23 89 (15.86%) HP
24 88 (15.69%) EIGRP
25 87 (15.51%) Wireless
25 87 (15.51%) VMware

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 51 (9.09%) Lync
2 23 (4.10%) IIS
3 18 (3.21%) MS Exchange
4 8 (1.43%) Apache
4 8 (1.43%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.25%) Moodle
5 7 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.36%) CMS
9 1 (0.18%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.18%) SAS
Applications
1 55 (9.80%) MS Excel
2 21 (3.74%) MS Office
3 7 (1.25%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (1.78%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.53%) Summit
3 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.18%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.10%) IaaS
2 12 (2.14%) Office 365
3 3 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.36%) SaaS
5 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 398 (70.94%) Firewall
2 254 (45.28%) Cisco ASA
3 206 (36.72%) BGP
3 206 (36.72%) WAN
4 181 (32.26%) MPLS
5 176 (31.37%) LAN
6 169 (30.12%) OSPF
7 152 (27.09%) TCP/IP
7 152 (27.09%) Network Security
8 121 (21.57%) VPN
9 118 (21.03%) Cisco Nexus
10 107 (19.07%) Cisco PIX
11 98 (17.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 88 (15.69%) EIGRP
13 87 (15.51%) Wireless
14 71 (12.66%) DNS
15 69 (12.30%) VLAN
16 68 (12.12%) BIG-IP
16 68 (12.12%) VoIP
17 54 (9.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (4.99%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.14%) MySQL
3 4 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.18%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.18%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.18%) Redis
4 1 (0.18%) Infinispan
4 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
General
1 45 (8.02%) Telecoms
2 40 (7.13%) Finance
3 23 (4.10%) Manufacturing
4 20 (3.57%) Retail
5 7 (1.25%) Electronics
6 6 (1.07%) Legal
7 4 (0.71%) Billing
7 4 (0.71%) French Language
8 3 (0.53%) German Language
9 2 (0.36%) Back Office
10 1 (0.18%) Marketing
10 1 (0.18%) Banking
10 1 (0.18%) Advertising
10 1 (0.18%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 264 (47.06%) Network Engineer
2 112 (19.96%) Senior Network Engineer
3 73 (13.01%) Security Engineer
4 70 (12.48%) Consultant
5 58 (10.34%) Support Engineer
6 50 (8.91%) Network Support
7 48 (8.56%) Analyst
8 36 (6.42%) Network Support Engineer
9 34 (6.06%) Network Security Engineer
10 32 (5.70%) Security Consultant
11 30 (5.35%) Security Analyst
12 29 (5.17%) Cisco Engineer
12 29 (5.17%) Architect
13 28 (4.99%) Senior Consultant
14 27 (4.81%) Operations Engineer
15 25 (4.46%) Network Operations Engineer
16 24 (4.28%) Network Analyst
16 24 (4.28%) Network Consultant
17 23 (4.10%) Network Architect
18 18 (3.21%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.21%) CSS
2 7 (1.25%) LAMP
3 2 (0.36%) CGI
3 2 (0.36%) XML
3 2 (0.36%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.18%) HTML
4 1 (0.18%) Rendezvous
4 1 (0.18%) Middleware
4 1 (0.18%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 30 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (3.74%) Statistics
3 14 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 10 (1.78%) CMDB
5 7 (1.25%) Visualisation
5 7 (1.25%) VLE
6 4 (0.71%) Management Information System
6 4 (0.71%) CLARiiON
6 4 (0.71%) Clustering
6 4 (0.71%) Smartphone
6 4 (0.71%) EqualLogic
7 3 (0.53%) Replication
8 2 (0.36%) PKI
8 2 (0.36%) User Experience
8 2 (0.36%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.18%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.18%) Machine to Machine
9 1 (0.18%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.18%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 119 (21.21%) Linux
2 107 (19.07%) Windows
3 71 (12.66%) UNIX
4 36 (6.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 36 (6.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (3.92%) Solaris
5 22 (3.92%) Windows 2000
6 16 (2.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (1.78%) CentOS
8 4 (0.71%) Debian
8 4 (0.71%) Windows XP
8 4 (0.71%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.71%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (27.45%) ITIL
2 107 (19.07%) Load Balancing
3 59 (10.52%) Network Design
4 38 (6.77%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (6.06%) Incident Management
5 34 (6.06%) Network Monitoring
5 34 (6.06%) Mentoring
6 30 (5.35%) Security Architecture
7 29 (5.17%) Vulnerability Management
7 29 (5.17%) Service Delivery
8 28 (4.99%) PRINCE2
8 28 (4.99%) Change Management
8 28 (4.99%) Disaster Recovery
8 28 (4.99%) Network Management
9 27 (4.81%) Risk Management
10 26 (4.63%) Demand Management
11 25 (4.46%) Network Architecture
12 24 (4.28%) WAN Optimisation
13 23 (4.10%) Root Cause Analysis
14 22 (3.92%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (5.88%) SQL
2 10 (1.78%) Perl
3 6 (1.07%) Python
3 6 (1.07%) PHP
4 5 (0.89%) Shell Script
5 4 (0.71%) Java
6 3 (0.53%) Ada
6 3 (0.53%) C
7 2 (0.36%) AWK
7 2 (0.36%) C++
7 2 (0.36%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.36%) sed
7 2 (0.36%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.18%) Korn
Qualifications
1 347 (61.85%) Cisco Certification
2 249 (44.39%) CCNP
3 151 (26.92%) CCIE
4 113 (20.14%) CCNA
5 90 (16.04%) CCSE
6 65 (11.59%) Security Cleared
7 54 (9.63%) Degree
8 50 (8.91%) CCSA
9 48 (8.56%) SC Cleared
10 37 (6.60%) CCSP
11 24 (4.28%) CCIP
12 20 (3.57%) CCDA
12 20 (3.57%) CCDP
13 16 (2.85%) CISSP
14 14 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
14 14 (2.50%) MCSE
15 13 (2.32%) JNCIP
15 13 (2.32%) ITIL Certification
16 12 (2.14%) JNCIE
17 11 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (9.27%) SLA
2 18 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.25%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.53%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.18%) QA
6 1 (0.18%) BS7799
System Software
1 60 (10.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (3.57%) Hyper-V
3 18 (3.21%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (1.25%) VMware ESX
5 6 (1.07%) ProxySG
5 6 (1.07%) Firmware
6 5 (0.89%) XenServer
7 4 (0.71%) Samba
7 4 (0.71%) ISA Server
7 4 (0.71%) NFS
8 3 (0.53%) Snort
9 1 (0.18%) iptables
9 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 24 (4.28%) CiscoWorks
2 15 (2.67%) FortiGate
3 7 (1.25%) SCCM
4 4 (0.71%) ARCserve
4 4 (0.71%) WMI
5 2 (0.36%) SCOM
5 2 (0.36%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.18%) Puppet
6 1 (0.18%) WSUS
6 1 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.18%) Nmap
Vendors
1 484 (86.27%) Cisco
2 281 (50.09%) Juniper
3 277 (49.38%) CheckPoint
4 102 (18.18%) Blue Coat
5 89 (15.86%) HP
6 87 (15.51%) VMware
7 81 (14.44%) Microsoft
8 38 (6.77%) Riverbed
9 37 (6.60%) Fortinet
9 37 (6.60%) Nokia
10 33 (5.88%) McAfee
11 32 (5.70%) Websense
12 29 (5.17%) Aerohive Networks
12 29 (5.17%) Avaya
13 26 (4.63%) Sourcefire
14 23 (4.10%) Crossbeam
15 22 (3.92%) Citrix
16 20 (3.57%) Aruba
17 16 (2.85%) EMC
18 15 (2.67%) ProCurve
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hays - Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Salary: 20% bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + bonus, pension, medical
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package - Please apply for full details
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £65k basic + £7,200 travel allowance + 15% Bonus + Benefits.
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £54000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car allowance and comprehensive
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60k plus Car allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: circa £80K, Car allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Three
Posted: 10 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: comprehensive flexible benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Flexible benefits scheme
Posted: 24 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three Mobile
Salary: £Competitive + 20% bonus, on-call allowance and overtime
Posted: 26 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago