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 26 March 2015 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 226 274 238
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -36
Permanent jobs citing F5 245 169 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.17% 0.75% 0.99%
As % of the Vendors category 2.34% 1.56% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 185 147 176
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
10464 10844 11087
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 50.09% 48.39% 51.38%
Number of salaries quoted 8270 8433 8997
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 26 March 2015.

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 26 March 2015. 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 +24 111 £52,000 +4.00% 8
Hampshire +34 43 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Surrey +14 37 £50,000 +9.89% 3
Buckinghamshire +30 24 £42,500 +6.25% 4
East Sussex -16 9 £47,500 +11.76%
Middlesex - 9 £37,500 - 1
Kent -10 4 £58,750 +38.23% 2
Oxfordshire +11 2 £60,000 +84.61% 2
West Sussex +2 1 £40,000 +10.34%
Sussex - 1 £50,000 -
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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.

1 447 (83.40%) Cisco
2 347 (64.74%) Firewall
3 321 (59.89%) Cisco Certification
4 260 (48.51%) Juniper
5 248 (46.27%) CheckPoint
6 230 (42.91%) CCNP
7 222 (41.42%) Cisco ASA
8 190 (35.45%) BGP
9 178 (33.21%) WAN
10 160 (29.85%) Network Security
11 158 (29.48%) MPLS
12 155 (28.92%) OSPF
13 151 (28.17%) CCIE
14 145 (27.05%) LAN
15 133 (24.81%) TCP/IP
16 131 (24.44%) ITIL
17 115 (21.46%) Load Balancing
18 111 (20.71%) VPN
19 104 (19.40%) Linux
20 101 (18.84%) CCNA
21 98 (18.28%) VMware
22 97 (18.10%) DNS
23 93 (17.35%) Windows
24 92 (17.16%) Cisco Nexus
25 90 (16.79%) Cisco PIX
26 88 (16.42%) Microsoft
26 88 (16.42%) Blue Coat
27 82 (15.30%) CCSE
28 81 (15.11%) EIGRP
29 80 (14.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 41 (7.65%) Lync
2 34 (6.34%) MS Exchange
3 22 (4.10%) IIS
4 11 (2.05%) Moodle
5 9 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (1.68%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (1.49%) Apache
7 7 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.37%) CMS
10 1 (0.19%) SAS
Applications
1 51 (9.51%) MS Excel
2 34 (6.34%) MS Office
3 11 (2.05%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.19%) RMDS
2 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.48%) IaaS
2 16 (2.99%) Office 365
3 4 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.56%) SaaS
5 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 347 (64.74%) Firewall
2 222 (41.42%) Cisco ASA
3 190 (35.45%) BGP
4 178 (33.21%) WAN
5 160 (29.85%) Network Security
6 158 (29.48%) MPLS
7 155 (28.92%) OSPF
8 145 (27.05%) LAN
9 133 (24.81%) TCP/IP
10 111 (20.71%) VPN
11 97 (18.10%) DNS
12 92 (17.16%) Cisco Nexus
13 90 (16.79%) Cisco PIX
14 81 (15.11%) EIGRP
15 80 (14.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 77 (14.37%) VoIP
17 75 (13.99%) Wireless
18 66 (12.31%) VLAN
19 62 (11.57%) SSL
20 52 (9.70%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (6.53%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.43%) MySQL
3 4 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
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%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
General
1 52 (9.70%) Finance
2 40 (7.46%) Telecoms
3 16 (2.99%) Manufacturing
3 16 (2.99%) Retail
4 6 (1.12%) Legal
5 3 (0.56%) Billing
5 3 (0.56%) French Language
6 2 (0.37%) Back Office
6 2 (0.37%) Electronics
7 1 (0.19%) Automotive
7 1 (0.19%) Advertising
7 1 (0.19%) Banking
7 1 (0.19%) German Language
7 1 (0.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 248 (46.27%) Network Engineer
2 104 (19.40%) Senior Network Engineer
3 76 (14.18%) Security Engineer
4 65 (12.13%) Support Engineer
5 62 (11.57%) Consultant
6 48 (8.96%) Architect
6 48 (8.96%) Network Support
7 44 (8.21%) Network Security Engineer
8 41 (7.65%) Analyst
9 36 (6.72%) Network Support Engineer
10 33 (6.16%) Cisco Engineer
11 32 (5.97%) Network Architect
12 31 (5.78%) 3rd Line Support
13 28 (5.22%) Security Analyst
14 24 (4.48%) Network Analyst
15 23 (4.29%) Security Consultant
16 22 (4.10%) Network Consultant
16 22 (4.10%) Operations Engineer
17 21 (3.92%) Network Operations Engineer
17 21 (3.92%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.31%) LAMP
2 4 (0.75%) CSS
3 3 (0.56%) XML
3 3 (0.56%) HTML
3 3 (0.56%) Regular Expression
4 2 (0.37%) Middleware
4 2 (0.37%) CGI
5 1 (0.19%) Rendezvous
5 1 (0.19%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (2.24%) CMDB
3 11 (2.05%) Statistics
3 11 (2.05%) VLE
4 9 (1.68%) CLARiiON
4 9 (1.68%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.31%) Visualisation
6 5 (0.93%) Clustering
6 5 (0.93%) Management Information System
7 4 (0.75%) Replication
7 4 (0.75%) EqualLogic
8 3 (0.56%) User Experience
9 2 (0.37%) PMI
9 2 (0.37%) PKI
10 1 (0.19%) DTV
10 1 (0.19%) Machine to Machine
10 1 (0.19%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 104 (19.40%) Linux
2 93 (17.35%) Windows
3 57 (10.63%) UNIX
4 20 (3.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (3.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (2.61%) Solaris
6 13 (2.43%) Windows 2000
7 11 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (1.87%) CentOS
9 8 (1.49%) Windows XP
9 8 (1.49%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.75%) Debian
10 4 (0.75%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (24.44%) ITIL
2 115 (21.46%) Load Balancing
3 44 (8.21%) Network Design
4 32 (5.97%) Change Management
5 31 (5.78%) Security Architecture
6 30 (5.60%) Vulnerability Management
7 29 (5.41%) Migration
8 28 (5.22%) Kalman Filter
9 27 (5.04%) Mentoring
10 26 (4.85%) Network Architecture
11 25 (4.66%) WAN Optimisation
11 25 (4.66%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (4.66%) Network Monitoring
12 24 (4.48%) Network Management
13 23 (4.29%) Penetration Testing
13 23 (4.29%) PRINCE2
14 22 (4.10%) Incident Management
15 21 (3.92%) Problem Management
16 18 (3.36%) Information Security
16 18 (3.36%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (8.21%) SQL
2 8 (1.49%) Perl
2 8 (1.49%) PHP
2 8 (1.49%) Shell Script
3 7 (1.31%) Java
4 6 (1.12%) C
4 6 (1.12%) Python
5 5 (0.93%) C++
6 3 (0.56%) AWK
6 3 (0.56%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.56%) sed
7 2 (0.37%) Tcl
7 2 (0.37%) C#
7 2 (0.37%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.19%) Ada
8 1 (0.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 321 (59.89%) Cisco Certification
2 230 (42.91%) CCNP
3 151 (28.17%) CCIE
4 101 (18.84%) CCNA
5 82 (15.30%) CCSE
6 52 (9.70%) Degree
7 51 (9.51%) Security Cleared
8 41 (7.65%) CCSA
9 36 (6.72%) CCSP
10 34 (6.34%) SC Cleared
11 27 (5.04%) CCIP
12 20 (3.73%) CCDA
13 16 (2.99%) CCDP
13 16 (2.99%) MCSE
13 16 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
14 12 (2.24%) JNCIS
15 11 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
15 11 (2.05%) JNCIA
16 10 (1.87%) JNCIP
17 9 (1.68%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (9.51%) SLA
2 20 (3.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (2.43%) PCI DSS
4 9 (1.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 72 (13.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (7.28%) Active Directory
3 32 (5.97%) Hyper-V
4 21 (3.92%) ISA Server
5 14 (2.61%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (2.24%) Forefront TMG
6 12 (2.24%) UAG
7 10 (1.87%) Firmware
8 9 (1.68%) VMware ESX
9 6 (1.12%) XenServer
10 5 (0.93%) ProxySG
11 4 (0.75%) Samba
11 4 (0.75%) NFS
12 3 (0.56%) Snort
13 1 (0.19%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.19%) iptables
Systems Management
1 28 (5.22%) CiscoWorks
2 21 (3.92%) SCCM
3 13 (2.43%) SCOM
4 9 (1.68%) ARCserve
5 8 (1.49%) FortiGate
6 4 (0.75%) WMI
6 4 (0.75%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.19%) Puppet
8 1 (0.19%) WSUS
8 1 (0.19%) Nmap
8 1 (0.19%) vMotion
Vendors
1 447 (83.40%) Cisco
2 260 (48.51%) Juniper
3 248 (46.27%) CheckPoint
4 98 (18.28%) VMware
5 88 (16.42%) Blue Coat
5 88 (16.42%) Microsoft
6 73 (13.62%) HP
7 42 (7.84%) Websense
8 36 (6.72%) Riverbed
9 34 (6.34%) McAfee
10 33 (6.16%) Nokia
11 28 (5.22%) Fortinet
12 23 (4.29%) EMC
13 19 (3.54%) SonicWALL
13 19 (3.54%) Aruba
14 17 (3.17%) Sourcefire
15 16 (2.99%) Avaya
16 14 (2.61%) Citrix
16 14 (2.61%) Aerohive Networks
16 14 (2.61%) Crossbeam
Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 7k Car Allowance + 15% Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £31000 - £40000 per annum + £6,600k Car Allowance + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Computer People
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60k plus Car allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: £80K Upwards, Car allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum £7,200 travel allowance + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Fareham
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 9 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey, South East, United Kingdom
F5 Networks
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus, overtime
Posted: 9 days ago
Fareham
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 17 days ago
Maidenhead
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 21 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago