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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 208 200 239
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +39
Permanent jobs citing F5 266 313 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.44% 1.50% 1.12%
As % of the Vendors category 3.08% 2.98% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 213 199 207
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,750 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+1.50% +4.16%
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
8646 10517 11186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 46.95% 50.51% 49.46%
Number of salaries quoted 7078 8438 8738
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -11 118 £55,000 - 6
Surrey +29 41 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Buckinghamshire -8 29 £62,500 +25.00% 2
Kent +38 27 £35,000 +19.65% 6
Hampshire -13 22 £40,000 -22.33% 4
West Sussex -12 17 £60,000 +20.00% 1
East Sussex -7 6 £41,313 -17.37%
Thames Valley +6 5 £150,000 +87.50%
Middlesex +9 2 £50,000 -
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 470 (78.20%) Cisco
2 443 (73.71%) Firewall
3 305 (50.75%) Cisco Certification
4 291 (48.42%) Juniper
5 288 (47.92%) CheckPoint
6 240 (39.93%) Cisco ASA
7 237 (39.43%) CCNP
8 189 (31.45%) WAN
9 181 (30.12%) MPLS
10 175 (29.12%) Palo Alto
11 172 (28.62%) Network Security
12 156 (25.96%) LAN
13 151 (25.12%) TCP/IP
14 150 (24.96%) OSPF
15 147 (24.46%) ITIL
16 145 (24.13%) Linux
17 138 (22.96%) VMware
18 136 (22.63%) CCNA
18 136 (22.63%) Cisco Nexus
19 135 (22.46%) BGP
20 133 (22.13%) Data Centre
21 131 (21.80%) Load Balancing
22 130 (21.63%) VPN
23 121 (20.13%) DNS
24 110 (18.30%) Windows
25 108 (17.97%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
26 102 (16.97%) Blue Coat
27 96 (15.97%) CCIE
28 95 (15.81%) BIG-IP
28 95 (15.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

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 27 (4.49%) MS Exchange
2 26 (4.33%) Skype for Business
3 23 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (3.66%) IIS
5 17 (2.83%) nginx
6 16 (2.66%) JBoss
7 15 (2.50%) OpenStack
8 8 (1.33%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.16%) Apache
10 4 (0.67%) SAS
11 3 (0.50%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 52 (8.65%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.33%) MS Project
3 1 (0.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 34 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (4.66%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (3.33%) Office 365
4 12 (2.00%) SaaS
5 9 (1.50%) IaaS
6 5 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 443 (73.71%) Firewall
2 240 (39.93%) Cisco ASA
3 189 (31.45%) WAN
4 181 (30.12%) MPLS
5 172 (28.62%) Network Security
6 156 (25.96%) LAN
7 151 (25.12%) TCP/IP
8 150 (24.96%) OSPF
9 136 (22.63%) Cisco Nexus
10 135 (22.46%) BGP
11 130 (21.63%) VPN
12 121 (20.13%) DNS
13 108 (17.97%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 95 (15.81%) BIG-IP
14 95 (15.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 89 (14.81%) Wireless
16 81 (13.48%) Cisco PIX
17 77 (12.81%) SSL
18 68 (11.31%) DHCP
19 57 (9.48%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (2.66%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.50%) Hadoop
2 15 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (1.16%) MongoDB
4 7 (1.16%) Redis
5 5 (0.83%) MySQL
5 5 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (3.66%) Jenkins
2 15 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (1.16%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.16%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.33%) Ant
4 2 (0.33%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.33%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.17%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.17%) MSI
General
1 59 (9.82%) Finance
2 40 (6.66%) German Language
3 39 (6.49%) Telecoms
4 28 (4.66%) French Language
5 24 (3.99%) Banking
5 24 (3.99%) Manufacturing
6 13 (2.16%) Retail
7 7 (1.16%) Electronics
8 5 (0.83%) Billing
9 4 (0.67%) Back Office
10 3 (0.50%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.33%) Marketing
12 1 (0.17%) Legal
12 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 315 (52.41%) Network Engineer
2 149 (24.79%) Security Engineer
3 142 (23.63%) Cisco Engineer
4 132 (21.96%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 98 (16.31%) Network Security Engineer
6 80 (13.31%) Support Engineer
7 77 (12.81%) Senior Network Engineer
8 71 (11.81%) Juniper Engineer
9 58 (9.65%) Network Support
10 54 (8.99%) Network Support Engineer
11 42 (6.99%) Consultant
11 42 (6.99%) Senior Cisco Engineer
12 38 (6.32%) Linux Engineer
13 37 (6.16%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
14 36 (5.99%) Architect
15 33 (5.49%) Analyst
16 30 (4.99%) LAN Engineer
16 30 (4.99%) Switch Engineer
17 29 (4.83%) Network Architect
18 28 (4.66%) Cisco Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.33%) Web Services
2 11 (1.83%) 802.1X
3 9 (1.50%) CSS
4 5 (0.83%) HTML
4 5 (0.83%) Middleware
4 5 (0.83%) Regular Expression
4 5 (0.83%) SOAP
4 5 (0.83%) XML
5 3 (0.50%) REST
5 3 (0.50%) SAML
6 2 (0.33%) XMPP
7 1 (0.17%) .NET
7 1 (0.17%) CGI
7 1 (0.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 133 (22.13%) Data Centre
2 22 (3.66%) Management Information System
3 21 (3.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 20 (3.33%) Virtual Team
5 18 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (2.50%) Visualisation
7 13 (2.16%) Clustering
8 11 (1.83%) Computer Science
8 11 (1.83%) iPad
8 11 (1.83%) Security Operations Centre
9 10 (1.66%) PKI
10 8 (1.33%) Algorithms
10 8 (1.33%) Driving Licence
11 6 (1.00%) Replication
12 5 (0.83%) Cyber Attack
12 5 (0.83%) Private Cloud
12 5 (0.83%) Public Cloud
13 3 (0.50%) Statistics
14 2 (0.33%) DataPower
14 2 (0.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 145 (24.13%) Linux
2 110 (18.30%) Windows
3 67 (11.15%) Unix
4 60 (9.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 50 (8.32%) Solaris
6 47 (7.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 45 (7.49%) Windows 2000
8 27 (4.49%) Windows Server
9 23 (3.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (3.33%) CentOS
11 16 (2.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (1.83%) Windows 8
13 6 (1.00%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (24.46%) ITIL
2 131 (21.80%) Load Balancing
3 58 (9.65%) Network Design
4 50 (8.32%) Change Management
5 44 (7.32%) Service Delivery
6 40 (6.66%) Network Monitoring
7 33 (5.49%) Change Control
8 27 (4.49%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (4.49%) DevOps
9 23 (3.83%) High Availability
10 22 (3.66%) Network Architecture
11 21 (3.49%) Capacity Planning
11 21 (3.49%) Presales
12 20 (3.33%) Data Centre Operations
13 19 (3.16%) Information Security
13 19 (3.16%) Problem Management
13 19 (3.16%) Project Management
14 18 (3.00%) Coaching
14 18 (3.00%) Data Protection
15 17 (2.83%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (6.32%) Python
2 37 (6.16%) Perl
3 27 (4.49%) Ruby
4 19 (3.16%) Bash Shell
4 19 (3.16%) SQL
5 13 (2.16%) C
6 12 (2.00%) Java
7 11 (1.83%) PowerShell
8 7 (1.16%) Shell Script
9 5 (0.83%) AWK
9 5 (0.83%) C++
9 5 (0.83%) sed
10 4 (0.67%) R
11 3 (0.50%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 305 (50.75%) Cisco Certification
2 237 (39.43%) CCNP
3 136 (22.63%) CCNA
4 96 (15.97%) CCIE
5 90 (14.98%) CCSE
6 63 (10.48%) Security Cleared
7 51 (8.49%) SC Cleared
8 44 (7.32%) JNCIP
9 39 (6.49%) CCSA
10 37 (6.16%) JNCIS
11 36 (5.99%) CCSP
12 28 (4.66%) JNCIA
13 26 (4.33%) CCDA
13 26 (4.33%) Microsoft Certification
14 24 (3.99%) MCSE
15 22 (3.66%) Check Point Certification
16 20 (3.33%) CCDP
17 15 (2.50%) Degree
18 14 (2.33%) JNCIE
19 11 (1.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (12.98%) SLA
2 28 (4.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.50%) QA
4 4 (0.67%) HIPAA
4 4 (0.67%) SAS 70
5 2 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 66 (10.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 61 (10.15%) Active Directory
3 28 (4.66%) Firmware
4 17 (2.83%) vSphere
5 16 (2.66%) Hyper-V
6 15 (2.50%) Docker
7 12 (2.00%) XenDesktop
8 11 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (1.50%) vCloud
10 8 (1.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 8 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (0.83%) iptables
12 3 (0.50%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.33%) VMware ESX
14 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 27 (4.49%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (4.33%) SolarWinds Orion
3 23 (3.83%) Cisco Prime
4 21 (3.49%) SCCM
5 18 (3.00%) Nagios
6 17 (2.83%) FortiGate
6 17 (2.83%) Netcool
6 17 (2.83%) OpenView
7 16 (2.66%) Puppet
8 9 (1.50%) Cisco CUCM
9 8 (1.33%) vMotion
10 7 (1.16%) Cobbler
11 5 (0.83%) Hyperic
11 5 (0.83%) logstash
11 5 (0.83%) ZABBIX
12 4 (0.67%) EMC NetWorker
12 4 (0.67%) Microsoft Clustering
12 4 (0.67%) Nessus
13 3 (0.50%) Cacti
13 3 (0.50%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 470 (78.20%) Cisco
2 291 (48.42%) Juniper
3 288 (47.92%) CheckPoint
4 175 (29.12%) Palo Alto
5 138 (22.96%) VMware
6 102 (16.97%) Blue Coat
7 79 (13.14%) Microsoft
8 66 (10.98%) HP
8 66 (10.98%) SolarWinds
9 39 (6.49%) Riverbed
10 34 (5.66%) Extreme Networks
11 31 (5.16%) Citrix
12 30 (4.99%) Sourcefire
13 29 (4.83%) Fortinet
14 26 (4.33%) Barracuda Networks
15 24 (3.99%) Brocade
16 23 (3.83%) EMC
17 22 (3.66%) Crossbeam
18 21 (3.49%) Aruba
18 21 (3.49%) NetScout
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