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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 208 245 274
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +29
Permanent jobs citing F5 282 195 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.25% 0.90% 0.79%
As % of the Vendors category 2.46% 1.80% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 234 131 153
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,400 £75,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
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
11449 10850 11227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 50.59% 49.92% 49.05%
Number of salaries quoted 8815 8734 9442
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 +26 121 £50,000 +8.69% 8
Surrey +34 62 £47,500 +13.09% 5
Kent +34 45 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Hampshire -23 16 £46,250 -2.63% 2
Buckinghamshire -2 14 £57,750 -27.81%
East Sussex -27 7 £47,500 -13.63%
Middlesex -6 5 £42,500 -5.55%
Oxfordshire +14 4 £37,500 -6.25%
West Sussex -19 1 £45,000 +24.13%
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 394 (75.48%) Cisco
2 358 (68.58%) Firewall
3 306 (58.62%) Juniper
4 238 (45.59%) CheckPoint
5 217 (41.57%) Cisco Certification
6 159 (30.46%) CCNP
7 155 (29.69%) Network Security
8 140 (26.82%) Cisco ASA
9 133 (25.48%) WAN
10 129 (24.71%) Windows
11 125 (23.95%) Load Balancing
12 119 (22.80%) TCP/IP
13 115 (22.03%) Blue Coat
14 113 (21.65%) ITIL
15 105 (20.11%) OSPF
16 103 (19.73%) VMware
17 101 (19.35%) DNS
18 99 (18.97%) LAN
19 98 (18.77%) VPN
20 96 (18.39%) CCNA
21 93 (17.82%) BGP
22 91 (17.43%) Finance
23 84 (16.09%) MPLS
24 83 (15.90%) Internet
25 76 (14.56%) SSL
25 76 (14.56%) Linux
26 73 (13.98%) Network Design
27 70 (13.41%) Websense
28 69 (13.22%) Active Directory
29 65 (12.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 40 (7.66%) IIS
2 38 (7.28%) MS Exchange
3 23 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 23 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 23 (4.41%) WebSphere
4 15 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (2.11%) Lync
6 9 (1.72%) Tomcat
7 8 (1.53%) Apache
7 8 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (1.34%) SharePoint
9 6 (1.15%) Moodle
10 5 (0.96%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.96%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.19%) SAS
11 1 (0.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 48 (9.20%) MS Excel
2 35 (6.70%) MS Office
3 15 (2.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.15%) RMDS
2 3 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.15%) Office 365
2 4 (0.77%) SaaS
3 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 358 (68.58%) Firewall
2 155 (29.69%) Network Security
3 140 (26.82%) Cisco ASA
4 133 (25.48%) WAN
5 119 (22.80%) TCP/IP
6 105 (20.11%) OSPF
7 101 (19.35%) DNS
8 99 (18.97%) LAN
9 98 (18.77%) VPN
10 93 (17.82%) BGP
11 84 (16.09%) MPLS
12 83 (15.90%) Internet
13 76 (14.56%) SSL
14 65 (12.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 62 (11.88%) BIG-IP
16 58 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
16 58 (11.11%) IPsec
17 56 (10.73%) SAN
18 49 (9.39%) VoIP
19 48 (9.20%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (4.79%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.96%) OLTP
3 2 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.19%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.19%) Redis
4 1 (0.19%) Infinispan
4 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.19%) MySQL
4 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
General
1 91 (17.43%) Finance
2 41 (7.85%) Telecoms
3 16 (3.07%) German Language
4 12 (2.30%) Manufacturing
4 12 (2.30%) Retail
5 9 (1.72%) Banking
6 7 (1.34%) French Language
6 7 (1.34%) Billing
7 4 (0.77%) Legal
8 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 170 (32.57%) Network Engineer
2 96 (18.39%) Security Engineer
3 81 (15.52%) Consultant
4 58 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
5 55 (10.54%) Architect
6 41 (7.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 40 (7.66%) Network Security Engineer
8 39 (7.47%) Network Consultant
9 38 (7.28%) Support Engineer
10 32 (6.13%) Network Architect
11 28 (5.36%) Senior Security Engineer
12 27 (5.17%) Analyst
12 27 (5.17%) Security Consultant
13 23 (4.41%) Server Engineer
14 20 (3.83%) Network Security Consultant
15 19 (3.64%) Network Support
16 17 (3.26%) Firewall Engineer
16 17 (3.26%) Senior Architect
16 17 (3.26%) Technical Architect
16 17 (3.26%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.26%) SOAP
2 10 (1.92%) .NET
3 6 (1.15%) ASP.NET
3 6 (1.15%) Rendezvous
4 5 (0.96%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (0.77%) HTML
5 4 (0.77%) XML
6 2 (0.38%) Middleware
6 2 (0.38%) CSS
6 2 (0.38%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (0.19%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.19%) Lucene
7 1 (0.19%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.19%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.19%) COM
7 1 (0.19%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 26 (4.98%) Firmware
2 16 (3.07%) Smartphone
3 8 (1.53%) Management Information System
3 8 (1.53%) Replication
3 8 (1.53%) Clustering
4 5 (0.96%) SecurID
4 5 (0.96%) CLARiiON
5 4 (0.77%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (0.57%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.38%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.38%) Kindle
7 2 (0.38%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.38%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.38%) PKI
7 2 (0.38%) Statistics
8 1 (0.19%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.19%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.19%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.19%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 129 (24.71%) Windows
2 76 (14.56%) Linux
3 63 (12.07%) UNIX
4 31 (5.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (4.60%) Solaris
6 19 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (2.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (2.68%) Windows XP
8 14 (2.68%) Windows 7
9 11 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (2.11%) Windows 2000
10 5 (0.96%) SUSE
10 5 (0.96%) Debian
11 2 (0.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (23.95%) Load Balancing
2 113 (21.65%) ITIL
3 73 (13.98%) Network Design
4 57 (10.92%) Change Management
5 44 (8.43%) Kalman Filter
6 33 (6.32%) Data Security
6 33 (6.32%) Network Management
7 24 (4.60%) Capacity Management
8 22 (4.21%) Change Control
9 18 (3.45%) Information Security
10 16 (3.07%) Service Delivery
11 15 (2.87%) Product Management
12 14 (2.68%) ERP
12 14 (2.68%) Capacity Planning
13 12 (2.30%) Service Management
13 12 (2.30%) Project Management
13 12 (2.30%) Network Architecture
14 11 (2.11%) Problem Management
14 11 (2.11%) SIEM
14 11 (2.11%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 28 (5.36%) SQL
2 15 (2.87%) Perl
3 13 (2.49%) C
4 12 (2.30%) PowerShell
5 6 (1.15%) Java
5 6 (1.15%) Shell Script
6 5 (0.96%) VB
6 5 (0.96%) C++
6 5 (0.96%) Python
7 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.19%) C#
7 1 (0.19%) PHP
7 1 (0.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 217 (41.57%) Cisco Certification
2 159 (30.46%) CCNP
3 96 (18.39%) CCNA
4 61 (11.69%) CCSE
5 60 (11.49%) Security Cleared
6 48 (9.20%) CCIE
7 44 (8.43%) SC Cleared
7 44 (8.43%) CCSA
8 37 (7.09%) JNCIA
9 31 (5.94%) Microsoft Certification
10 28 (5.36%) MCSE
10 28 (5.36%) CISSP
11 20 (3.83%) JNCIS
12 18 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 16 (3.07%) MCSA
14 14 (2.68%) Degree
15 13 (2.49%) JNCIE
16 9 (1.72%) JNCIP
16 9 (1.72%) MOS
17 8 (1.53%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.90%) PCI DSS
2 32 (6.13%) SLA
3 28 (5.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 13 (2.49%) QA
5 11 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (1.15%) ISO 9001
6 6 (1.15%) COBIT
System Software
1 69 (13.22%) Active Directory
2 54 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (4.98%) ISA Server
4 22 (4.21%) VMware ESXi
5 19 (3.64%) ProxySG
5 19 (3.64%) Hyper-V
6 15 (2.87%) VMware ESX
7 11 (2.11%) vSphere
7 11 (2.11%) Forefront TMG
7 11 (2.11%) UAG
8 10 (1.92%) KVM
9 9 (1.72%) XenApp
9 9 (1.72%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.96%) RHEV
11 3 (0.57%) vCloud
12 1 (0.19%) Nmap
12 1 (0.19%) NFS
Systems Management
1 47 (9.00%) SCCM
2 22 (4.21%) ARCserve
3 19 (3.64%) SCOM
4 17 (3.26%) HP NNM
4 17 (3.26%) CiscoWorks
5 16 (3.07%) FortiGate
6 8 (1.53%) SolarWinds Orion
7 7 (1.34%) Foglight
8 5 (0.96%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.57%) WSUS
9 3 (0.57%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (0.57%) Cisco Prime
10 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.19%) Puppet
10 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 394 (75.48%) Cisco
2 306 (58.62%) Juniper
3 238 (45.59%) CheckPoint
4 115 (22.03%) Blue Coat
5 103 (19.73%) VMware
6 70 (13.41%) Websense
7 56 (10.73%) Microsoft
8 54 (10.34%) HP
9 41 (7.85%) Fortinet
10 37 (7.09%) McAfee
11 36 (6.90%) SolarWinds
12 27 (5.17%) Riverbed
13 23 (4.41%) Nokia
13 23 (4.41%) Sourcefire
14 22 (4.21%) ServiceNow
15 17 (3.26%) TippingPoint
15 17 (3.26%) Huawei
15 17 (3.26%) Aruba
16 16 (3.07%) Oracle
16 16 (3.07%) SonicWALL
Reading, Berkshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Superb base with bonus and benefits
Posted: 40 minutes ago
Slough, Berkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Car Allow Bonus Bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + car allowance + bonus + benefits.
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum £55k & Bonus & Corporate Benefits Pa
Posted: 21 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
FT Select
Salary: From £73,200 to £85,200 per annum Pension + Life Cover + Private Medic
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reigate
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chertsey, Surrey
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Greythorn
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Camberley
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
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Berkshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: NEG
Posted: 21 days ago