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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 195 248 269
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +21
Permanent jobs citing F5 294 209 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.36% 0.98% 0.90%
As % of the Vendors category 2.64% 1.98% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 258 157 166
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £36,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £74,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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
11125 10581 11196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 51.59% 49.77% 49.42%
Number of salaries quoted 8541 8533 9400
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +8 120 £50,000 - 12
Surrey +46 80 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Kent +27 38 £50,000 +17.64% 4
Buckinghamshire +8 23 £53,750 -25.86% 6
Hampshire -12 18 £60,000 +41.17% 3
East Sussex -15 10 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Oxfordshire +8 5 £37,500 -11.76%
Middlesex -7 4 £42,500 -5.55% 1
West Sussex -18 1 £45,000 +24.13%
M4 Corridor - 1 £65,000 -
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 412 (73.70%) Cisco
2 360 (64.40%) Firewall
3 300 (53.67%) Juniper
4 235 (42.04%) CheckPoint
5 234 (41.86%) Cisco Certification
6 173 (30.95%) CCNP
7 161 (28.80%) Network Security
8 142 (25.40%) Cisco ASA
9 138 (24.69%) Load Balancing
10 137 (24.51%) Windows
11 125 (22.36%) WAN
12 122 (21.82%) VMware
13 120 (21.47%) TCP/IP
14 115 (20.57%) ITIL
15 114 (20.39%) Blue Coat
16 109 (19.50%) VPN
17 105 (18.78%) DNS
18 100 (17.89%) BGP
19 96 (17.17%) LAN
20 94 (16.82%) OSPF
20 94 (16.82%) CCNA
21 90 (16.10%) Linux
22 86 (15.38%) Active Directory
23 85 (15.21%) Finance
24 84 (15.03%) SSL
25 82 (14.67%) MPLS
26 76 (13.60%) Internet
27 73 (13.06%) Network Design
28 69 (12.34%) Websense
29 67 (11.99%) IPsec

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (6.08%) MS Exchange
2 32 (5.72%) IIS
3 15 (2.68%) Lync
3 15 (2.68%) WebSphere
4 11 (1.97%) SharePoint
4 11 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (1.43%) Apache
6 7 (1.25%) Moodle
7 3 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.18%) SAS
8 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.18%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 57 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 31 (5.55%) MS Office
3 9 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.36%) RMDS
1 2 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.61%) SaaS
2 7 (1.25%) Office 365
3 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.36%) PaaS
4 2 (0.36%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 360 (64.40%) Firewall
2 161 (28.80%) Network Security
3 142 (25.40%) Cisco ASA
4 125 (22.36%) WAN
5 120 (21.47%) TCP/IP
6 109 (19.50%) VPN
7 105 (18.78%) DNS
8 100 (17.89%) BGP
9 96 (17.17%) LAN
10 94 (16.82%) OSPF
11 84 (15.03%) SSL
12 82 (14.67%) MPLS
13 76 (13.60%) Internet
14 67 (11.99%) IPsec
14 67 (11.99%) SAN
14 67 (11.99%) BIG-IP
15 66 (11.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 58 (10.38%) VoIP
17 56 (10.02%) Cisco Nexus
18 49 (8.77%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (8.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.18%) OLTP
3 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.18%) MySQL
3 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.18%) Redis
3 1 (0.18%) Infinispan
3 1 (0.18%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.18%) NoSQL
General
1 85 (15.21%) Finance
2 52 (9.30%) Telecoms
3 23 (4.11%) Retail
4 17 (3.04%) German Language
5 13 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 12 (2.15%) French Language
7 9 (1.61%) Banking
8 7 (1.25%) Legal
8 7 (1.25%) Billing
9 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 177 (31.66%) Network Engineer
2 100 (17.89%) Security Engineer
3 82 (14.67%) Consultant
4 76 (13.60%) Architect
5 55 (9.84%) Senior Network Engineer
6 42 (7.51%) Network Architect
6 42 (7.51%) Network Security Engineer
6 42 (7.51%) Support Engineer
7 38 (6.80%) Network Consultant
8 32 (5.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 27 (4.83%) Analyst
10 26 (4.65%) Security Consultant
11 25 (4.47%) Senior Security Engineer
12 20 (3.58%) Technical Architect
13 19 (3.40%) Senior Architect
14 18 (3.22%) Network Security Consultant
14 18 (3.22%) Senior Network Architect
15 17 (3.04%) Design Engineer
15 17 (3.04%) Team Leader
15 17 (3.04%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.33%) SOAP
2 10 (1.79%) HTML
3 9 (1.61%) ASP.NET
3 9 (1.61%) .NET
4 5 (0.89%) Middleware
5 4 (0.72%) XML
6 3 (0.54%) CSS
7 2 (0.36%) Natural Language Processing
7 2 (0.36%) Rendezvous
8 1 (0.18%) MSMQ
8 1 (0.18%) X-Windows
8 1 (0.18%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.18%) Lucene
8 1 (0.18%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (0.18%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (2.86%) Smartphone
2 9 (1.61%) Management Information System
2 9 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (1.43%) Computer Science
3 8 (1.43%) Replication
3 8 (1.43%) Clustering
4 4 (0.72%) SecurID
4 4 (0.72%) CLARiiON
5 3 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.36%) EqualLogic
6 2 (0.36%) Kindle
6 2 (0.36%) PKI
6 2 (0.36%) Statistics
6 2 (0.36%) Cryptography
6 2 (0.36%) Smart Meter
6 2 (0.36%) VLE
6 2 (0.36%) PMI
6 2 (0.36%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.18%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.18%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 137 (24.51%) Windows
2 90 (16.10%) Linux
3 60 (10.73%) UNIX
4 27 (4.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (4.11%) Solaris
6 19 (3.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (2.68%) Windows XP
7 15 (2.68%) Windows 7
8 13 (2.33%) Windows 2000
8 13 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.36%) AIX
11 1 (0.18%) SUSE
11 1 (0.18%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (24.69%) Load Balancing
2 115 (20.57%) ITIL
3 73 (13.06%) Network Design
4 40 (7.16%) Change Management
5 36 (6.44%) Kalman Filter
6 30 (5.37%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (5.37%) Network Management
7 29 (5.19%) Information Security
8 25 (4.47%) Performance Tuning
8 25 (4.47%) Data Security
9 21 (3.76%) Project Management
9 21 (3.76%) Capacity Management
10 20 (3.58%) Coaching
11 19 (3.40%) Service Delivery
11 19 (3.40%) Mentoring
12 17 (3.04%) PRINCE2
13 16 (2.86%) Change Control
13 16 (2.86%) Migration
14 15 (2.68%) Product Management
15 13 (2.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 47 (8.41%) SQL
2 19 (3.40%) C
3 11 (1.97%) PowerShell
4 10 (1.79%) Java
5 9 (1.61%) C++
6 7 (1.25%) Perl
7 6 (1.07%) Shell Script
8 5 (0.89%) PHP
8 5 (0.89%) C#
8 5 (0.89%) VB
8 5 (0.89%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.72%) Tcl
9 4 (0.72%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.18%) Python
10 1 (0.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 234 (41.86%) Cisco Certification
2 173 (30.95%) CCNP
3 94 (16.82%) CCNA
4 66 (11.81%) CCIE
5 65 (11.63%) CCSE
6 57 (10.20%) Security Cleared
7 44 (7.87%) SC Cleared
8 43 (7.69%) CCSA
9 37 (6.62%) Microsoft Certification
10 35 (6.26%) JNCIA
11 34 (6.08%) MCSE
12 27 (4.83%) JNCIS
12 27 (4.83%) CISSP
13 19 (3.40%) CCIP
14 17 (3.04%) Degree
15 13 (2.33%) JNCIE
16 12 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 11 (1.97%) MCSA
17 11 (1.97%) CCDA
17 11 (1.97%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (6.98%) PCI DSS
2 34 (6.08%) SLA
3 21 (3.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 17 (3.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (2.33%) QA
6 12 (2.15%) COBIT
7 6 (1.07%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 86 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 61 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (5.90%) Hyper-V
4 29 (5.19%) ISA Server
5 25 (4.47%) VMware ESXi
5 25 (4.47%) Forefront TMG
5 25 (4.47%) UAG
6 22 (3.94%) ProxySG
6 22 (3.94%) Firmware
7 13 (2.33%) VMware ESX
8 6 (1.07%) vSphere
9 4 (0.72%) XenApp
9 4 (0.72%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.72%) KVM
10 2 (0.36%) vCloud
11 1 (0.18%) NFS
11 1 (0.18%) Nmap
11 1 (0.18%) RHEV
11 1 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 46 (8.23%) SCCM
2 23 (4.11%) SCOM
3 22 (3.94%) FortiGate
4 18 (3.22%) CiscoWorks
5 15 (2.68%) ARCserve
6 13 (2.33%) HP NNM
7 6 (1.07%) EMC NetWorker
8 5 (0.89%) Cisco Prime
9 3 (0.54%) Foglight
9 3 (0.54%) WSUS
9 3 (0.54%) SolarWinds Orion
10 2 (0.36%) Cisco UCCX
11 1 (0.18%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.18%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 412 (73.70%) Cisco
2 300 (53.67%) Juniper
3 235 (42.04%) CheckPoint
4 122 (21.82%) VMware
5 114 (20.39%) Blue Coat
6 69 (12.34%) Websense
7 65 (11.63%) Microsoft
8 54 (9.66%) HP
9 35 (6.26%) Fortinet
10 30 (5.37%) McAfee
10 30 (5.37%) Riverbed
11 28 (5.01%) SolarWinds
12 23 (4.11%) Aruba
12 23 (4.11%) Sourcefire
12 23 (4.11%) SonicWALL
13 19 (3.40%) EMC
13 19 (3.40%) Nokia
14 16 (2.86%) NetApp
15 15 (2.68%) ServiceNow
16 14 (2.50%) Huawei
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
FT Select
Salary: From £73,200 to £85,200 per annum Pension + Life Cover + Private Medic
Posted: 6 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 6 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + 7% On-call + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + car allowance + bonus + benefits.
Posted: 5 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Byfleet, Surrey
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum + 10% BONUS + BENS
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + on call
Posted: 9 days ago
Reigate
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
Greythorn
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Milton Keynes
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Eastleigh
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + 20% bonus and car allowance
Posted: 26 days ago