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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 195 209 272
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +63
Permanent jobs citing F5 326 321 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.70% 1.51% 0.94%
As % of the Vendors category 3.44% 2.98% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 298 216 194
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
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
9489 10787 11321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 49.56% 50.72% 48.03%
Number of salaries quoted 7934 8433 8917
Median salary £44,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 5 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 5 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 +9 137 £55,000 -4.34% 7
Surrey +12 57 £42,500 - 1
Hampshire -2 50 £40,000 -27.27% 3
Kent +20 24 £42,500 +6.25% 1
West Sussex +18 22 £51,250 +28.12%
Buckinghamshire +4 16 £61,750 +45.29% 2
Oxfordshire +2 9 £90,000 +38.46% 1
East Sussex +8 2 £42,377 -10.78% 2
Thames Valley - 1 £150,000 -
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 496 (77.99%) Cisco
2 469 (73.74%) Firewall
3 337 (52.99%) Cisco Certification
4 313 (49.21%) Juniper
4 313 (49.21%) CheckPoint
5 276 (43.40%) Cisco ASA
6 264 (41.51%) CCNP
7 218 (34.28%) WAN
8 185 (29.09%) MPLS
9 183 (28.77%) Network Security
10 179 (28.14%) Palo Alto
11 173 (27.20%) TCP/IP
12 166 (26.10%) OSPF
13 162 (25.47%) Linux
13 162 (25.47%) Load Balancing
14 155 (24.37%) Cisco Nexus
15 153 (24.06%) LAN
16 140 (22.01%) VMware
16 140 (22.01%) Data Centre
17 138 (21.70%) BGP
18 134 (21.07%) Blue Coat
19 132 (20.75%) CCNA
20 131 (20.60%) DNS
21 130 (20.44%) CCIE
22 128 (20.13%) ITIL
23 114 (17.92%) VPN
24 113 (17.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
25 112 (17.61%) Windows
26 99 (15.57%) BIG-IP
27 88 (13.84%) CCSE

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 29 (4.56%) JBoss
2 25 (3.93%) MS Exchange
3 24 (3.77%) nginx
3 24 (3.77%) OpenStack
3 24 (3.77%) Skype for Business
4 21 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (1.73%) IIS
5 11 (1.73%) SharePoint
6 10 (1.57%) Tomcat
7 6 (0.94%) SAS
7 6 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (0.79%) Apache
8 5 (0.79%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (0.63%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 51 (8.02%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.47%) MS Office
3 1 (0.16%) MS Project
3 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (5.03%) Amazon AWS
1 32 (5.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.42%) Office 365
3 8 (1.26%) SaaS
4 3 (0.47%) IaaS
5 1 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 469 (73.74%) Firewall
2 276 (43.40%) Cisco ASA
3 218 (34.28%) WAN
4 185 (29.09%) MPLS
5 183 (28.77%) Network Security
6 173 (27.20%) TCP/IP
7 166 (26.10%) OSPF
8 155 (24.37%) Cisco Nexus
9 153 (24.06%) LAN
10 138 (21.70%) BGP
11 131 (20.60%) DNS
12 114 (17.92%) VPN
13 113 (17.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 99 (15.57%) BIG-IP
15 88 (13.84%) Wireless
16 86 (13.52%) Cisco PIX
17 79 (12.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
18 75 (11.79%) SSL
19 64 (10.06%) DHCP
20 54 (8.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (3.77%) Hadoop
1 24 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (2.36%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.10%) MongoDB
3 7 (1.10%) MySQL
3 7 (1.10%) Redis
4 6 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.47%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 31 (4.87%) Jenkins
2 24 (3.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (1.10%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.10%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.31%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.16%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.16%) MSI
General
1 61 (9.59%) Finance
2 46 (7.23%) German Language
3 38 (5.97%) Telecoms
4 28 (4.40%) French Language
5 25 (3.93%) Manufacturing
6 23 (3.62%) Banking
7 12 (1.89%) Retail
8 10 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.10%) Electronics
10 6 (0.94%) Billing
11 3 (0.47%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.31%) Legal
12 2 (0.31%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 326 (51.26%) Network Engineer
2 147 (23.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 142 (22.33%) Security Engineer
4 127 (19.97%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 100 (15.72%) Network Security Engineer
6 90 (14.15%) Senior Network Engineer
7 80 (12.58%) Support Engineer
8 65 (10.22%) Network Support
9 61 (9.59%) Network Support Engineer
10 59 (9.28%) Juniper Engineer
11 50 (7.86%) Analyst
11 50 (7.86%) Consultant
12 42 (6.60%) Cisco Security Engineer
13 40 (6.29%) Network Operations Engineer
14 39 (6.13%) Architect
14 39 (6.13%) Senior Cisco Engineer
15 36 (5.66%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
16 33 (5.19%) Operations Engineer
16 33 (5.19%) Security Analyst
17 32 (5.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (4.56%) Web Services
2 14 (2.20%) SOAP
3 13 (2.04%) CSS
4 12 (1.89%) REST
5 7 (1.10%) 802.1X
6 5 (0.79%) J2EE
6 5 (0.79%) Middleware
7 2 (0.31%) XML
8 1 (0.16%) .NET
8 1 (0.16%) CGI
8 1 (0.16%) HTML
8 1 (0.16%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 140 (22.01%) Data Centre
2 24 (3.77%) Visualisation
3 16 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (2.52%) Clustering
4 15 (2.36%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 13 (2.04%) iPad
5 13 (2.04%) Replication
6 12 (1.89%) Algorithms
7 10 (1.57%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.26%) Statistics
9 7 (1.10%) Driving Licence
9 7 (1.10%) Security Operations Centre
10 6 (0.94%) PKI
11 5 (0.79%) Cyber Attack
12 4 (0.63%) Blackberry
12 4 (0.63%) iPhone
12 4 (0.63%) Mathematics
13 2 (0.31%) DataPower
13 2 (0.31%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 162 (25.47%) Linux
2 112 (17.61%) Windows
3 81 (12.74%) Unix
4 67 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 58 (9.12%) Solaris
6 57 (8.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 55 (8.65%) Windows 2000
8 25 (3.93%) Windows Server
9 24 (3.77%) CentOS
10 17 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (1.89%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.31%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.16%) Debian
14 1 (0.16%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (25.47%) Load Balancing
2 128 (20.13%) ITIL
3 58 (9.12%) Network Design
4 50 (7.86%) Presales
5 44 (6.92%) Information Security
6 42 (6.60%) Network Monitoring
6 42 (6.60%) Risk Management
7 40 (6.29%) Coaching
8 39 (6.13%) Change Management
9 38 (5.97%) Mentoring
10 35 (5.50%) High Availability
11 31 (4.87%) Data Protection
11 31 (4.87%) DevOps
11 31 (4.87%) Service Delivery
12 25 (3.93%) Agile Software Development
13 24 (3.77%) Customer Engagement
13 24 (3.77%) Data Visualisation
13 24 (3.77%) Migration
13 24 (3.77%) Scrum
14 22 (3.46%) Data Centre Operations
Programming Languages
1 44 (6.92%) Perl
1 44 (6.92%) Python
2 31 (4.87%) Ruby
3 22 (3.46%) SQL
4 14 (2.20%) C
4 14 (2.20%) Tcl
5 13 (2.04%) Bash Shell
6 12 (1.89%) PowerShell
7 7 (1.10%) Java
8 6 (0.94%) C++
9 5 (0.79%) AWK
9 5 (0.79%) sed
9 5 (0.79%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.16%) C#
10 1 (0.16%) PHP
Qualifications
1 337 (52.99%) Cisco Certification
2 264 (41.51%) CCNP
3 132 (20.75%) CCNA
4 130 (20.44%) CCIE
5 88 (13.84%) CCSE
6 45 (7.08%) Security Cleared
7 40 (6.29%) CCSP
8 38 (5.97%) CCSA
9 37 (5.82%) SC Cleared
10 32 (5.03%) JNCIP
11 31 (4.87%) CCDA
12 28 (4.40%) JNCIA
13 26 (4.09%) CCDP
14 25 (3.93%) JNCIS
14 25 (3.93%) Microsoft Certification
15 23 (3.62%) MCSE
16 18 (2.83%) CCIP
16 18 (2.83%) Check Point Certification
17 17 (2.67%) Degree
17 17 (2.67%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (11.95%) SLA
2 20 (3.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.47%) QA
4 2 (0.31%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.31%) SAS 70
5 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 67 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 62 (9.75%) Active Directory
3 24 (3.77%) Docker
4 20 (3.14%) Firmware
5 11 (1.73%) Hyper-V
5 11 (1.73%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (1.10%) vSphere
7 6 (0.94%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (0.47%) vCloud
8 3 (0.47%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.16%) iptables
9 1 (0.16%) KVM
9 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.16%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 31 (4.87%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (2.99%) CiscoWorks
3 16 (2.52%) Cisco Prime
4 14 (2.20%) Netcool
4 14 (2.20%) OpenView
5 13 (2.04%) SCCM
6 12 (1.89%) Cisco LMS
7 11 (1.73%) SolarWinds Orion
8 10 (1.57%) FortiGate
9 8 (1.26%) Nagios
9 8 (1.26%) Puppet
10 7 (1.10%) Cobbler
11 6 (0.94%) CA Spectrum
12 5 (0.79%) Cisco CUCM
12 5 (0.79%) Hyperic
12 5 (0.79%) logstash
12 5 (0.79%) ZABBIX
13 2 (0.31%) Backup Exec
13 2 (0.31%) Cisco UCCX
13 2 (0.31%) vMotion
Vendors
1 496 (77.99%) Cisco
2 313 (49.21%) CheckPoint
2 313 (49.21%) Juniper
3 179 (28.14%) Palo Alto
4 140 (22.01%) VMware
5 134 (21.07%) Blue Coat
6 74 (11.64%) Microsoft
7 62 (9.75%) Sourcefire
8 58 (9.12%) HP
9 49 (7.70%) Riverbed
10 43 (6.76%) Crossbeam
11 36 (5.66%) SolarWinds
12 30 (4.72%) Forcepoint
13 28 (4.40%) Extreme Networks
14 26 (4.09%) Fortinet
15 25 (3.93%) Brocade
15 25 (3.93%) Red Hat
16 23 (3.62%) Citrix
17 22 (3.46%) NetScout
18 20 (3.14%) Barracuda Networks
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