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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 223 238 259
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +21
Permanent jobs citing F5 234 176 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.15% 0.87% 0.87%
As % of the Vendors category 2.25% 1.79% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 167 142 163
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,100 £65,000 £57,500
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
10397 9824 10745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 50.89% 48.54% 48.37%
Number of salaries quoted 8226 7703 9013
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,675 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.68% -

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +5 95 £55,000 - 7
Surrey +4 50 £45,000 +63.63% 5
Buckinghamshire +22 23 £42,250 -41.72% 3
Hampshire -21 22 £50,000 -4.76% 4
Kent -7 18 £42,500 - 2
East Sussex -6 12 £47,500 +26.66%
Middlesex +16 4 £41,250 +10.00%
West Sussex -10 2 £52,500 -12.50%
Oxfordshire - 1 £38,500 - 1
Sussex - 1 £50,000 -
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 420 (76.78%) Cisco
2 331 (60.51%) Firewall
3 276 (50.46%) Cisco Certification
4 266 (48.63%) Juniper
5 252 (46.07%) CheckPoint
6 197 (36.01%) CCNP
7 177 (32.36%) Cisco ASA
8 163 (29.80%) Network Security
9 151 (27.61%) BGP
10 141 (25.78%) WAN
11 134 (24.50%) ITIL
12 129 (23.58%) TCP/IP
13 127 (23.22%) VMware
14 126 (23.03%) CCIE
15 119 (21.76%) MPLS
15 119 (21.76%) OSPF
16 114 (20.84%) LAN
17 109 (19.93%) Windows
18 104 (19.01%) DNS
18 104 (19.01%) Load Balancing
19 100 (18.28%) VPN
20 99 (18.10%) Linux
21 96 (17.55%) Blue Coat
22 87 (15.90%) Microsoft
23 83 (15.17%) CCNA
24 81 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
25 80 (14.63%) VoIP
26 75 (13.71%) Active Directory
27 73 (13.35%) SSL
27 73 (13.35%) CCSE

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 50 (9.14%) MS Exchange
2 35 (6.40%) Lync
3 25 (4.57%) IIS
4 15 (2.74%) Moodle
5 11 (2.01%) SharePoint
5 11 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (1.10%) Apache
8 4 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.37%) SAS
10 2 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.18%) CMS
Applications
1 69 (12.61%) MS Excel
2 43 (7.86%) MS Office
3 11 (2.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.66%) Office 365
2 18 (3.29%) IaaS
3 8 (1.46%) SaaS
4 3 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 331 (60.51%) Firewall
2 177 (32.36%) Cisco ASA
3 163 (29.80%) Network Security
4 151 (27.61%) BGP
5 141 (25.78%) WAN
6 129 (23.58%) TCP/IP
7 119 (21.76%) MPLS
7 119 (21.76%) OSPF
8 114 (20.84%) LAN
9 104 (19.01%) DNS
10 100 (18.28%) VPN
11 80 (14.63%) VoIP
12 73 (13.35%) SSL
13 72 (13.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 71 (12.98%) Wireless
15 65 (11.88%) Cisco PIX
15 65 (11.88%) Cisco Nexus
16 61 (11.15%) EIGRP
17 52 (9.51%) VLAN
18 48 (8.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (8.23%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (0.55%) MySQL
General
1 69 (12.61%) Finance
2 40 (7.31%) Telecoms
3 20 (3.66%) Retail
4 14 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 9 (1.65%) Legal
5 9 (1.65%) French Language
6 6 (1.10%) German Language
7 2 (0.37%) Billing
Job Titles
1 217 (39.67%) Network Engineer
2 81 (14.81%) Architect
2 81 (14.81%) Security Engineer
3 80 (14.63%) Senior Network Engineer
4 67 (12.25%) Support Engineer
5 57 (10.42%) Consultant
6 50 (9.14%) Network Security Engineer
6 50 (9.14%) Network Architect
7 41 (7.50%) Analyst
8 37 (6.76%) Network Support
9 34 (6.22%) 3rd Line Support
10 32 (5.85%) Network Support Engineer
11 28 (5.12%) Cisco Engineer
12 25 (4.57%) Security Analyst
13 24 (4.39%) Security Consultant
14 22 (4.02%) Senior Network Architect
14 22 (4.02%) Senior Architect
15 20 (3.66%) Network Consultant
15 20 (3.66%) Technical Architect
15 20 (3.66%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.19%) HTML
2 7 (1.28%) .NET
2 7 (1.28%) ASP.NET
2 7 (1.28%) XML
3 6 (1.10%) Middleware
4 3 (0.55%) CSS
4 3 (0.55%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.37%) Natural Language Processing
5 2 (0.37%) CGI
6 1 (0.18%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 24 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (2.38%) VLE
3 12 (2.19%) CMDB
4 9 (1.65%) Management Information System
4 9 (1.65%) CLARiiON
5 7 (1.28%) Clustering
5 7 (1.28%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.10%) Visualisation
7 5 (0.91%) Statistics
8 4 (0.73%) PMI
9 3 (0.55%) User Experience
10 2 (0.37%) EqualLogic
10 2 (0.37%) PKI
10 2 (0.37%) Replication
11 1 (0.18%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.18%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 109 (19.93%) Windows
2 99 (18.10%) Linux
3 57 (10.42%) UNIX
4 21 (3.84%) Solaris
5 19 (3.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (2.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (2.19%) Windows 2000
7 12 (2.19%) Windows XP
7 12 (2.19%) Windows 7
8 9 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.18%) Debian
10 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (24.50%) ITIL
2 104 (19.01%) Load Balancing
3 47 (8.59%) Network Design
4 39 (7.13%) Information Security
5 35 (6.40%) Kalman Filter
6 32 (5.85%) Change Management
7 31 (5.67%) Migration
8 28 (5.12%) Performance Tuning
9 27 (4.94%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (4.75%) Vulnerability Management
11 25 (4.57%) Mentoring
12 23 (4.20%) Security Architecture
13 22 (4.02%) Problem Management
13 22 (4.02%) PRINCE2
14 18 (3.29%) Service Delivery
14 18 (3.29%) Network Architecture
14 18 (3.29%) SIEM
14 18 (3.29%) Network Monitoring
15 17 (3.11%) Project Management
16 16 (2.93%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (9.87%) SQL
2 16 (2.93%) C
3 13 (2.38%) Java
4 11 (2.01%) Perl
4 11 (2.01%) Shell Script
5 9 (1.65%) C++
6 8 (1.46%) PowerShell
7 6 (1.10%) Python
8 5 (0.91%) Tcl
8 5 (0.91%) Bash Shell
8 5 (0.91%) PHP
8 5 (0.91%) JavaScript
8 5 (0.91%) C#
9 3 (0.55%) sed
9 3 (0.55%) AWK
10 1 (0.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 276 (50.46%) Cisco Certification
2 197 (36.01%) CCNP
3 126 (23.03%) CCIE
4 83 (15.17%) CCNA
5 73 (13.35%) CCSE
6 59 (10.79%) Security Cleared
7 44 (8.04%) Degree
8 43 (7.86%) SC Cleared
9 35 (6.40%) CCIP
10 33 (6.03%) CCSA
11 30 (5.48%) MCSE
11 30 (5.48%) Microsoft Certification
12 26 (4.75%) CCSP
13 22 (4.02%) CCDA
14 20 (3.66%) JNCIS
15 18 (3.29%) JNCIA
16 14 (2.56%) CCDP
17 8 (1.46%) CISSP
17 8 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
18 4 (0.73%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (8.96%) SLA
2 30 (5.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (5.30%) PCI DSS
4 11 (2.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (1.83%) COBIT
6 4 (0.73%) QA
6 4 (0.73%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 81 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 75 (13.71%) Active Directory
3 37 (6.76%) Hyper-V
4 33 (6.03%) ISA Server
5 28 (5.12%) Forefront TMG
5 28 (5.12%) UAG
6 17 (3.11%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (2.56%) Firmware
8 8 (1.46%) ProxySG
9 7 (1.28%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.55%) XenServer
10 3 (0.55%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.37%) vSphere
11 2 (0.37%) XenApp
12 1 (0.18%) NFS
12 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.18%) Samba
Systems Management
1 34 (6.22%) SCCM
2 22 (4.02%) SCOM
3 17 (3.11%) CiscoWorks
4 11 (2.01%) ARCserve
5 10 (1.83%) FortiGate
6 6 (1.10%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (0.91%) Cisco Prime
7 5 (0.91%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.37%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.37%) Foglight
9 1 (0.18%) WMI
9 1 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 420 (76.78%) Cisco
2 266 (48.63%) Juniper
3 252 (46.07%) CheckPoint
4 127 (23.22%) VMware
5 96 (17.55%) Blue Coat
6 87 (15.90%) Microsoft
7 61 (11.15%) Websense
8 57 (10.42%) HP
9 34 (6.22%) McAfee
10 29 (5.30%) SonicWALL
11 28 (5.12%) EMC
12 24 (4.39%) Aruba
13 23 (4.20%) Riverbed
13 23 (4.20%) Nokia
14 18 (3.29%) Clearswift
14 18 (3.29%) SolarWinds
15 16 (2.93%) Citrix
16 15 (2.74%) Sourcefire
17 14 (2.56%) Fortinet
17 14 (2.56%) ServiceNow
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 58 minutes ago
Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £50k plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
South East
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £23k per year + Health + Pension
Posted: 22 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: Competitive salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £44,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus and Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 20% Bonus, Pension
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading
iKonnect
Salary: £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 21 days ago