The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South East region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within F5 Networks, Inc.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 228 239 250
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +11
Permanent jobs citing F5 261 209 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.14% 0.94% 0.88%
As % of the Vendors category 2.28% 1.87% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 214 147 170
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,250 £37,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.05% -5.00%
Vendors Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
11431 11150 11387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 49.98% 50.28% 49.10%
Number of salaries quoted 8931 9057 9616
Average salary £42,750 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.58% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
F5
England

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +42 126 £50,000 -16.66% 9
Surrey +29 49 £48,000 +14.28% 6
Kent +11 35 £37,500 -14.28% 3
Hampshire -19 16 £49,500 +4.21% 2
Buckinghamshire +3 9 £44,500 -24.25%
Middlesex +4 8 £42,500 -5.55%
East Sussex -19 7 £42,500 -22.72%
Oxfordshire +6 5 £37,500 -6.25% 1
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 361 (76.65%) Cisco
2 341 (72.40%) Firewall
3 278 (59.02%) Juniper
4 220 (46.71%) CheckPoint
5 206 (43.74%) Cisco Certification
6 153 (32.48%) CCNP
7 137 (29.09%) WAN
8 135 (28.66%) Network Security
9 134 (28.45%) Cisco ASA
10 121 (25.69%) Load Balancing
11 113 (23.99%) Windows
12 106 (22.51%) OSPF
13 105 (22.29%) LAN
14 104 (22.08%) TCP/IP
15 103 (21.87%) DNS
16 102 (21.66%) Blue Coat
17 101 (21.44%) CCNA
18 96 (20.38%) ITIL
19 95 (20.17%) BGP
20 88 (18.68%) VPN
21 86 (18.26%) VMware
22 79 (16.77%) Finance
23 77 (16.35%) Internet
24 76 (16.14%) MPLS
25 72 (15.29%) SSL
26 68 (14.44%) Websense
27 67 (14.23%) Active Directory
28 65 (13.80%) Network Design
29 64 (13.59%) BIG-IP
30 61 (12.95%) Security Cleared

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 34 (7.22%) MS Exchange
2 28 (5.94%) IIS
3 26 (5.52%) WebSphere
4 25 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2007
4 25 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (2.34%) Lync
7 10 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (1.91%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.27%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.27%) SharePoint
10 5 (1.06%) Moodle
10 5 (1.06%) MQSeries
10 5 (1.06%) Apache
11 1 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 38 (8.07%) MS Excel
2 31 (6.58%) MS Office
3 15 (3.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.27%) RMDS
2 3 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.06%) Office 365
2 4 (0.85%) SaaS
3 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 341 (72.40%) Firewall
2 137 (29.09%) WAN
3 135 (28.66%) Network Security
4 134 (28.45%) Cisco ASA
5 106 (22.51%) OSPF
6 105 (22.29%) LAN
7 104 (22.08%) TCP/IP
8 103 (21.87%) DNS
9 95 (20.17%) BGP
10 88 (18.68%) VPN
11 77 (16.35%) Internet
12 76 (16.14%) MPLS
13 72 (15.29%) SSL
14 64 (13.59%) BIG-IP
15 59 (12.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 53 (11.25%) SAN
16 53 (11.25%) Cisco Nexus
17 52 (11.04%) IPsec
18 51 (10.83%) SMTP
19 47 (9.98%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.06%) OLTP
3 2 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.21%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.21%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.21%) Redis
4 1 (0.21%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.21%) Infinispan
4 1 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.21%) MySQL
4 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
General
1 79 (16.77%) Finance
2 41 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 12 (2.55%) Manufacturing
4 11 (2.34%) German Language
5 9 (1.91%) Banking
5 9 (1.91%) Retail
6 7 (1.49%) Billing
7 3 (0.64%) Legal
8 2 (0.42%) French Language
9 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.21%) Law
Job Titles
1 166 (35.24%) Network Engineer
2 83 (17.62%) Security Engineer
3 79 (16.77%) Consultant
4 60 (12.74%) Senior Network Engineer
5 44 (9.34%) Architect
6 40 (8.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 37 (7.86%) Network Security Engineer
8 34 (7.22%) Support Engineer
9 33 (7.01%) Network Consultant
10 32 (6.79%) Analyst
11 28 (5.94%) Senior Security Engineer
12 25 (5.31%) Network Architect
13 23 (4.88%) Server Engineer
13 23 (4.88%) Network Support
13 23 (4.88%) Senior Consultant
13 23 (4.88%) Security Consultant
14 19 (4.03%) Firewall Engineer
15 15 (3.18%) Design Engineer
16 14 (2.97%) Network Support Engineer
16 14 (2.97%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.25%) SOAP
2 6 (1.27%) Rendezvous
3 5 (1.06%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (0.85%) .NET
5 1 (0.21%) Lucene
5 1 (0.21%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.21%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.21%) COM
5 1 (0.21%) CSS
5 1 (0.21%) MSMQ
5 1 (0.21%) J2EE
5 1 (0.21%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 21 (4.46%) Firmware
2 16 (3.40%) Smartphone
3 10 (2.12%) Clustering
4 8 (1.70%) Replication
5 5 (1.06%) SecurID
5 5 (1.06%) CLARiiON
5 5 (1.06%) Management Information System
6 4 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (0.64%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.42%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.42%) Kindle
8 2 (0.42%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.21%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.21%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.21%) PKI
9 1 (0.21%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.21%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.21%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 113 (23.99%) Windows
2 58 (12.31%) Linux
3 47 (9.98%) UNIX
4 30 (6.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (3.61%) Solaris
6 16 (3.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (2.34%) Windows 7
7 11 (2.34%) Windows XP
8 8 (1.70%) Windows 2000
9 7 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.06%) SUSE
10 5 (1.06%) Debian
11 2 (0.42%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (25.69%) Load Balancing
2 96 (20.38%) ITIL
3 65 (13.80%) Network Design
4 53 (11.25%) Change Management
5 41 (8.70%) Network Management
6 39 (8.28%) Data Security
7 27 (5.73%) Capacity Management
8 18 (3.82%) Problem Management
9 16 (3.40%) Change Control
9 16 (3.40%) Network Architecture
10 14 (2.97%) Capacity Planning
11 13 (2.76%) Product Management
12 12 (2.55%) ERP
12 12 (2.55%) Service Management
12 12 (2.55%) Project Management
13 11 (2.34%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (2.12%) Service Delivery
15 9 (1.91%) ITIL V3
15 9 (1.91%) Information Security
16 8 (1.70%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 18 (3.82%) SQL
2 16 (3.40%) Perl
3 9 (1.91%) C
4 7 (1.49%) PowerShell
5 6 (1.27%) Shell Script
6 5 (1.06%) Python
7 4 (0.85%) VB
7 4 (0.85%) C++
8 3 (0.64%) Java
9 1 (0.21%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.21%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.21%) C#
9 1 (0.21%) PHP
9 1 (0.21%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 206 (43.74%) Cisco Certification
2 153 (32.48%) CCNP
3 101 (21.44%) CCNA
4 61 (12.95%) Security Cleared
5 47 (9.98%) CCSE
6 42 (8.92%) SC Cleared
7 40 (8.49%) CCIE
8 38 (8.07%) CCSA
9 31 (6.58%) JNCIA
9 31 (6.58%) Microsoft Certification
10 28 (5.94%) MCSE
11 24 (5.10%) CISSP
12 20 (4.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 18 (3.82%) MCSA
14 15 (3.18%) JNCIS
15 12 (2.55%) JNCIE
16 9 (1.91%) Degree
16 9 (1.91%) MOS
17 8 (1.70%) JNCIP
18 7 (1.49%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.22%) SLA
2 30 (6.37%) PCI DSS
3 26 (5.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (1.91%) QA
5 3 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.42%) COBIT
System Software
1 67 (14.23%) Active Directory
2 40 (8.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (4.67%) ISA Server
4 20 (4.25%) VMware ESXi
5 19 (4.03%) ProxySG
6 17 (3.61%) VMware ESX
7 15 (3.18%) Hyper-V
8 13 (2.76%) vSphere
9 11 (2.34%) XenApp
10 10 (2.12%) KVM
10 10 (2.12%) XenDesktop
11 7 (1.49%) Forefront TMG
11 7 (1.49%) UAG
12 5 (1.06%) RHEV
13 3 (0.64%) vCloud
14 1 (0.21%) Nmap
14 1 (0.21%) NFS
Systems Management
1 43 (9.13%) SCCM
2 20 (4.25%) ARCserve
2 20 (4.25%) CiscoWorks
2 20 (4.25%) HP NNM
3 17 (3.61%) SCOM
4 15 (3.18%) FortiGate
5 10 (2.12%) SolarWinds Orion
6 9 (1.91%) Foglight
7 7 (1.49%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.64%) WSUS
9 1 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.21%) Puppet
9 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.21%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 361 (76.65%) Cisco
2 278 (59.02%) Juniper
3 220 (46.71%) CheckPoint
4 102 (21.66%) Blue Coat
5 86 (18.26%) VMware
6 68 (14.44%) Websense
7 52 (11.04%) HP
8 49 (10.40%) Microsoft
9 43 (9.13%) Fortinet
10 36 (7.64%) McAfee
11 35 (7.43%) SolarWinds
12 30 (6.37%) Nokia
13 29 (6.16%) Riverbed
14 27 (5.73%) Sourcefire
15 20 (4.25%) ServiceNow
16 17 (3.61%) TippingPoint
16 17 (3.61%) Huawei
17 16 (3.40%) Citrix
18 15 (3.18%) Aruba
18 15 (3.18%) Oracle
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Streamline Connections
Salary: £17000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 + excellent benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Capita
Salary: Generous Shift allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £60,000 per annum + 7% on-call + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 + excellent benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55k + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Superb base with bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reigate
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Generous Shift allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £45000.00 - £51000.00 per annum + 2,500 standby allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
FT Select
Salary: From £73,200 to £85,200 per annum Pension + Life Cover + Private Medic
Posted: 6 days ago
Camberley
Blue Town Online
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Berkshire
F5 IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 22 days ago
Berkshire
F5 IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 22 days ago
Oxfordshire
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 24 days ago