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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
England / South East
Rank 180 203 222
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +19
Permanent jobs citing F5 248 290 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.67% 1.51% 1.27%
As % of the Vendors category 3.43% 3.02% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 150 245 185
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,200 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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
7232 9612 10460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 48.65% 49.99% 51.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5823 7928 8204
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 0 92 £55,000 +8.91% 1
Hampshire +25 42 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Surrey +35 40 £60,000 +14.28% 3
Oxfordshire +52 23 £40,000 -27.27% 2
Buckinghamshire +20 17 £67,500 +28.57% 1
West Sussex -5 17 £62,500 +25.00% 1
Kent +16 14 £43,000 +47.00% 1
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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.

1 411 (80.27%) Cisco
2 287 (56.05%) Firewall
3 280 (54.69%) Cisco Certification
4 269 (52.54%) Juniper
5 230 (44.92%) CheckPoint
6 192 (37.50%) CCNP
7 178 (34.77%) Palo Alto
8 153 (29.88%) MPLS
9 141 (27.54%) Linux
10 126 (24.61%) BGP
11 125 (24.41%) TCP/IP
12 118 (23.05%) OSPF
13 117 (22.85%) ITIL
14 113 (22.07%) Blue Coat
15 111 (21.68%) Windows
16 109 (21.29%) Unix
17 108 (21.09%) Cisco ASA
18 106 (20.70%) VPN
18 106 (20.70%) WAN
18 106 (20.70%) LAN
19 104 (20.31%) CCNA
19 104 (20.31%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
20 101 (19.73%) Load Balancing
21 97 (18.95%) Network Security
22 91 (17.77%) CCIE
23 86 (16.80%) Risk Management
24 78 (15.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
25 77 (15.04%) DNS
26 74 (14.45%) Cisco Nexus
27 70 (13.67%) Microsoft

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 (5.66%) Apache
2 26 (5.08%) JBoss
3 25 (4.88%) Tomcat
4 21 (4.10%) WebLogic
5 16 (3.13%) Skype for Business
6 12 (2.34%) SharePoint
7 11 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (2.15%) MS Exchange
7 11 (2.15%) SharePoint 2010
7 11 (2.15%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.78%) IIS
9 1 (0.20%) nginx
9 1 (0.20%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.20%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (3.13%) MS Visio
2 15 (2.93%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (2.54%) MS Excel
3 13 (2.54%) MS Office
4 3 (0.59%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (1.37%) SaaS
3 4 (0.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 287 (56.05%) Firewall
2 153 (29.88%) MPLS
3 126 (24.61%) BGP
4 125 (24.41%) TCP/IP
5 118 (23.05%) OSPF
6 108 (21.09%) Cisco ASA
7 106 (20.70%) LAN
7 106 (20.70%) VPN
7 106 (20.70%) WAN
8 104 (20.31%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 97 (18.95%) Network Security
10 78 (15.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 77 (15.04%) DNS
12 74 (14.45%) Cisco Nexus
13 69 (13.48%) Cisco IOS
14 56 (10.94%) BIG-IP
15 54 (10.55%) SSL
16 53 (10.35%) Wireless
17 50 (9.77%) VLAN
18 49 (9.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.93%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (0.78%) MySQL
3 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.20%) GIS
4 1 (0.20%) JasperReports
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (0.39%) Ant
2 1 (0.20%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.20%) Gradle
2 1 (0.20%) IntelliJ
2 1 (0.20%) Maven
General
1 63 (12.30%) Finance
2 38 (7.42%) German Language
3 37 (7.23%) Telecoms
4 28 (5.47%) Banking
5 20 (3.91%) French Language
6 7 (1.37%) Military
7 6 (1.17%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.78%) Marketing
8 4 (0.78%) Retail
9 2 (0.39%) Electronics
9 2 (0.39%) Legal
10 1 (0.20%) Back Office
10 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 219 (42.77%) Network Engineer
2 96 (18.75%) Security Engineer
3 78 (15.23%) Juniper Engineer
4 73 (14.26%) Consultant
5 71 (13.87%) Senior Network Engineer
6 50 (9.77%) Cisco Engineer
7 46 (8.98%) Architect
8 42 (8.20%) Security Consultant
9 41 (8.01%) Network Consultant
10 40 (7.81%) Senior Security Engineer
11 39 (7.62%) Support Engineer
12 38 (7.42%) Analyst
13 37 (7.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 37 (7.23%) Network Support
14 35 (6.84%) Firewall Engineer
15 32 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
16 31 (6.05%) Network Analyst
17 27 (5.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
18 25 (4.88%) Network Security Engineer
18 25 (4.88%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (5.47%) Middleware
2 25 (4.88%) J2EE
3 8 (1.56%) 802.1X
4 4 (0.78%) HTML
4 4 (0.78%) XML
5 3 (0.59%) CSS
5 3 (0.59%) SAML
6 1 (0.20%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.20%) JAXB
6 1 (0.20%) jQuery
6 1 (0.20%) JSF
6 1 (0.20%) REST
6 1 (0.20%) RichFaces
6 1 (0.20%) SOAP
6 1 (0.20%) Spring
6 1 (0.20%) Spring MVC
6 1 (0.20%) Spring Security
6 1 (0.20%) Web Services
6 1 (0.20%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 70 (13.67%) Data Centre
2 42 (8.20%) Clustering
3 19 (3.71%) Security Operations Centre
4 17 (3.32%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 16 (3.13%) Replication
6 10 (1.95%) PKI
7 9 (1.76%) Driving Licence
8 6 (1.17%) Algorithms
8 6 (1.17%) Private Cloud
8 6 (1.17%) Public Cloud
8 6 (1.17%) Statistics
9 5 (0.98%) iPad
10 3 (0.59%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.59%) Contactless
10 3 (0.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (0.59%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.39%) FlexPod
12 1 (0.20%) BBC
12 1 (0.20%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 141 (27.54%) Linux
2 111 (21.68%) Windows
3 109 (21.29%) Unix
4 61 (11.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 55 (10.74%) Solaris
6 54 (10.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 50 (9.77%) Windows 2000
8 13 (2.54%) Windows Server
9 7 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.39%) CatOS
11 2 (0.39%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (22.85%) ITIL
2 101 (19.73%) Load Balancing
3 86 (16.80%) Risk Management
4 63 (12.30%) Presales
5 48 (9.38%) Information Security
6 41 (8.01%) Change Control
7 36 (7.03%) Network Design
8 33 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
9 32 (6.25%) Service Delivery
10 29 (5.66%) High Availability
10 29 (5.66%) Network Monitoring
11 23 (4.49%) Mentoring
12 22 (4.30%) Network Load Balancing
12 22 (4.30%) Security Operations
13 20 (3.91%) Change Management
13 20 (3.91%) GAP Analysis
14 18 (3.52%) Project Management
15 16 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
16 15 (2.93%) PRINCE2
16 15 (2.93%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (8.40%) PowerShell
2 39 (7.62%) Perl
3 22 (4.30%) Python
4 13 (2.54%) SQL
5 12 (2.34%) Ruby
6 8 (1.56%) Bash Shell
7 6 (1.17%) Java
8 4 (0.78%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.59%) PHP
9 3 (0.59%) R
10 2 (0.39%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.20%) C
11 1 (0.20%) C++
Qualifications
1 280 (54.69%) Cisco Certification
2 192 (37.50%) CCNP
3 104 (20.31%) CCNA
4 91 (17.77%) CCIE
5 48 (9.38%) CCSE
6 35 (6.84%) Security Cleared
7 25 (4.88%) SC Cleared
8 23 (4.49%) JNCIS
9 20 (3.91%) Check Point Certification
10 17 (3.32%) JNCIA
11 16 (3.13%) CCSP
12 15 (2.93%) JNCIP
13 14 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
14 13 (2.54%) Degree
15 11 (2.15%) MCSE
15 11 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
16 9 (1.76%) CISSP
17 5 (0.98%) CCDP
17 5 (0.98%) CCVP
17 5 (0.98%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (10.74%) SLA
2 24 (4.69%) PCI DSS
3 14 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.20%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 48 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (7.03%) Hyper-V
3 24 (4.69%) Active Directory
4 18 (3.52%) Firmware
4 18 (3.52%) Forefront TMG
5 14 (2.73%) ProxySG
6 9 (1.76%) ISA Server
7 6 (1.17%) vSphere
8 3 (0.59%) iptables
8 3 (0.59%) Xen
9 1 (0.20%) KVM
9 1 (0.20%) Snort
9 1 (0.20%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 24 (4.69%) SolarWinds Orion
2 16 (3.13%) Cisco Prime
3 12 (2.34%) FortiGate
4 11 (2.15%) Microsoft Clustering
5 7 (1.37%) Nessus
6 6 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (1.17%) Puppet
7 5 (0.98%) Cisco CUCM
7 5 (0.98%) SCOM
8 4 (0.78%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (0.78%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (0.78%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.59%) TrustSec
10 1 (0.20%) Ansible
10 1 (0.20%) Foglight
10 1 (0.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.20%) MOM
10 1 (0.20%) Nagios
10 1 (0.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 411 (80.27%) Cisco
2 269 (52.54%) Juniper
3 230 (44.92%) CheckPoint
4 178 (34.77%) Palo Alto
5 113 (22.07%) Blue Coat
6 70 (13.67%) Microsoft
7 66 (12.89%) Sourcefire
8 58 (11.33%) VMware
9 51 (9.96%) SolarWinds
10 48 (9.38%) Crossbeam
11 44 (8.59%) Riverbed
12 42 (8.20%) HP
13 40 (7.81%) Fortinet
14 31 (6.05%) Red Hat
15 24 (4.69%) Extreme Networks
16 21 (4.10%) TippingPoint
17 19 (3.71%) Brocade
18 18 (3.52%) Forcepoint
18 18 (3.52%) Intel Security
18 18 (3.52%) LogRhythm
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