The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 319 373 346
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -27
Permanent jobs citing F5 856 867 1013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.96% 0.82% 0.89%
As % of the Vendors category 2.17% 1.81% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 614 662 824
Median salary £51,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
39393 48002 54532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.95% 45.34% 48.03%
Number of salaries quoted 31605 39080 44284
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing F5 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

F5
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing F5 within the UK.

F5 Salary Trend in the UK

F5
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing F5 over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 within the UK.

F5 Salary Histogram in the UK

F5
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 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
England +30 768 £52,500 - 42
South East +60 293 £50,000 - 15
London +1 242 £61,000 +1.66% 17
Berkshire +30 100 £55,000 +15.78% 5
Reading +10 77 £55,000 +22.22% 4
East of England +23 68 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Yorkshire +3 59 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Hampshire +36 51 £50,000 -20.00% 2
Surrey +48 50 £53,750 +2.38% 2
Scotland +48 41 £47,500 -5.00% 5
West Yorkshire +8 40 £51,250 +2.50% 1
Leeds +11 37 £52,500 +5.00%
West Midlands +5 37 £47,500 +8.57% 2
Buckinghamshire +23 34 £67,500 +22.72% 1
South Wales +21 29 £45,000 +12.50%
Wales +11 29 £45,000 +12.50%
Bedfordshire +6 28 £55,000 +4.76% 1
South West +9 26 £46,250 -11.90% 3
Reigate - 25 £50,000 -
East Midlands +5 24 £42,500 +16.64% 1
Edinburgh +24 23 £55,750 +11.50% 5
Kent +29 21 £43,000 -25.21% 2
City of London +14 21 £70,000 +21.73% 3
High Wycombe +20 20 £67,500 +17.39% 1
Cardiff +19 20 £60,000 +20.00%
Hertfordshire +9 18 £40,000 -30.43%
North Yorkshire +16 17 £35,925 -24.36%
North West -23 17 £45,000 +8.43%
Oxfordshire +51 16 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Basingstoke -1 14 £43,750 -12.50% 1

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 with a requirement for F5.

1 1329 (81.43%) Cisco
2 1007 (61.70%) Firewall
3 840 (51.47%) Cisco Certification
4 820 (50.25%) CheckPoint
5 691 (42.34%) Juniper
6 602 (36.89%) CCNP
7 454 (27.82%) WAN
8 430 (26.35%) LAN
9 415 (25.43%) Palo Alto
10 406 (24.88%) MPLS
11 394 (24.14%) Cisco ASA
12 376 (23.04%) Network Security
13 368 (22.55%) ITIL
14 365 (22.37%) Linux
15 357 (21.88%) Load Balancing
16 352 (21.57%) Cisco Nexus
16 352 (21.57%) BGP
17 349 (21.38%) CCNA
17 349 (21.38%) Data Centre
18 347 (21.26%) VPN
19 340 (20.83%) Finance
20 335 (20.53%) Windows
21 324 (19.85%) OSPF
22 304 (18.63%) VMware
23 302 (18.50%) TCP/IP
24 269 (16.48%) DNS
25 256 (15.69%) Wireless
26 245 (15.01%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
27 231 (14.15%) VMware Infrastructure
28 228 (13.97%) CCIE

F5
Top Related IT Skills 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 54 (3.31%) Apache
2 50 (3.06%) Skype for Business
3 44 (2.70%) MS Exchange
4 37 (2.27%) Tomcat
5 35 (2.14%) JBoss
6 31 (1.90%) IIS
7 26 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
8 23 (1.41%) OpenStack
9 20 (1.23%) WebLogic
10 17 (1.04%) SharePoint
11 13 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
12 9 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
12 9 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (0.49%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 5 (0.31%) nginx
16 4 (0.25%) CMS
16 4 (0.25%) GlassFish
17 3 (0.18%) SAS
18 2 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 33 (2.02%) MS Excel
2 26 (1.59%) MS Visio
3 23 (1.41%) MS Office
4 9 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.12%) MS Project
6 1 (0.061%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (0.18%) assyst
2 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.12%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.061%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 77 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (2.08%) IaaS
4 32 (1.96%) SaaS
5 22 (1.35%) Office 365
6 20 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (0.86%) PaaS
8 13 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (0.49%) Mimecast
10 6 (0.37%) Bluemix
10 6 (0.37%) IBM Cloud
11 3 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.18%) iTunes
12 2 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.12%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1007 (61.70%) Firewall
2 454 (27.82%) WAN
3 430 (26.35%) LAN
4 406 (24.88%) MPLS
5 394 (24.14%) Cisco ASA
6 376 (23.04%) Network Security
7 352 (21.57%) BGP
7 352 (21.57%) Cisco Nexus
8 347 (21.26%) VPN
9 324 (19.85%) OSPF
10 302 (18.50%) TCP/IP
11 269 (16.48%) DNS
12 256 (15.69%) Wireless
13 245 (15.01%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 200 (12.25%) BIG-IP
15 183 (11.21%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 161 (9.87%) EIGRP
17 149 (9.13%) DHCP
18 138 (8.46%) VoIP
19 133 (8.15%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (3.55%) SQL Server
2 19 (1.16%) MySQL
3 12 (0.74%) NoSQL
4 9 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (0.49%) MongoDB
6 7 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (0.37%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.18%) Big Data
10 3 (0.18%) Informix
10 3 (0.18%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.18%) Redis
11 2 (0.12%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.061%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.061%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 45 (2.76%) Git (software)
2 37 (2.27%) Jenkins
3 19 (1.16%) Sonatype Nexus
4 8 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 7 (0.43%) Travis CI
6 5 (0.31%) Ant
6 5 (0.31%) JIRA
6 5 (0.31%) Maven
7 4 (0.25%) Hudson
8 3 (0.18%) Subversion
9 1 (0.061%) Bower
9 1 (0.061%) Bundler
9 1 (0.061%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.061%) Firebug
9 1 (0.061%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.061%) Gradle
9 1 (0.061%) Grunt
9 1 (0.061%) gulp
9 1 (0.061%) IntelliJ
General
1 340 (20.83%) Finance
2 140 (8.58%) Telecoms
3 127 (7.78%) Banking
4 53 (3.25%) Retail
5 51 (3.13%) German Language
6 37 (2.27%) Games
7 33 (2.02%) French Language
8 32 (1.96%) Back Office
9 29 (1.78%) Publishing
10 25 (1.53%) Advertising
11 21 (1.29%) Investment Banking
12 14 (0.86%) Legal
12 14 (0.86%) Manufacturing
13 12 (0.74%) Law
14 11 (0.67%) Local Government
15 10 (0.61%) Financial Institution
15 10 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
16 9 (0.55%) Billing
16 9 (0.55%) Marketing
16 9 (0.55%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 730 (44.73%) Network Engineer
2 211 (12.93%) Senior Network Engineer
3 194 (11.89%) Security Engineer
4 189 (11.58%) Cisco Engineer
5 181 (11.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 162 (9.93%) Architect
7 138 (8.46%) Consultant
8 119 (7.29%) Analyst
9 118 (7.23%) Network Security Engineer
10 109 (6.68%) Support Engineer
11 96 (5.88%) Juniper Engineer
12 91 (5.58%) Network Architect
12 91 (5.58%) Network Support
13 81 (4.96%) Security Consultant
14 73 (4.47%) Network Consultant
15 68 (4.17%) Network Analyst
16 63 (3.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 59 (3.62%) Firewall Engineer
18 56 (3.43%) Senior Cisco Engineer
19 55 (3.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (3.00%) 802.1X
2 34 (2.08%) Middleware
3 24 (1.47%) J2EE
4 21 (1.29%) HTML
4 21 (1.29%) Web Services
5 17 (1.04%) XML
6 12 (0.74%) .NET
7 10 (0.61%) Node.js
8 9 (0.55%) LAMP
9 8 (0.49%) AngularJS
9 8 (0.49%) React
10 6 (0.37%) Regular Expression
11 5 (0.31%) SOAP
12 4 (0.25%) FIX Protocol
12 4 (0.25%) jQuery
12 4 (0.25%) SAML
13 3 (0.18%) CGI
13 3 (0.18%) CSS
13 3 (0.18%) Java EE
13 3 (0.18%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 349 (21.38%) Data Centre
2 97 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
3 66 (4.04%) Clustering
4 62 (3.80%) Management Information System
5 59 (3.62%) Computer Science
6 28 (1.72%) CMDB
7 27 (1.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 26 (1.59%) PKI
8 26 (1.59%) Security Operations Centre
9 22 (1.35%) Driving Licence
10 20 (1.23%) Fintech
11 14 (0.86%) Replication
12 13 (0.80%) User Experience
13 12 (0.74%) Private Cloud
13 12 (0.74%) Virtual Team
14 11 (0.67%) Public Cloud
15 10 (0.61%) Algorithms
15 10 (0.61%) iPad
16 9 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
16 9 (0.55%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 365 (22.37%) Linux
2 335 (20.53%) Windows
3 188 (11.52%) Unix
4 111 (6.80%) Windows Server
4 111 (6.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 93 (5.70%) Solaris
6 72 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 60 (3.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 57 (3.49%) Windows 2000
9 37 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (0.86%) CentOS
11 13 (0.80%) Windows 7
12 12 (0.74%) VyOS
13 7 (0.43%) VMS
14 6 (0.37%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.31%) CatOS
16 4 (0.25%) AIX
16 4 (0.25%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.25%) Windows 10
17 3 (0.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 368 (22.55%) ITIL
2 357 (21.88%) Load Balancing
3 177 (10.85%) Presales
4 146 (8.95%) Network Design
5 126 (7.72%) Change Control
6 125 (7.66%) Service Delivery
7 99 (6.07%) Information Security
8 91 (5.58%) Project Management
9 87 (5.33%) Network Monitoring
10 86 (5.27%) Change Management
11 85 (5.21%) Problem Management
12 84 (5.15%) High Availability
12 84 (5.15%) Risk Management
13 75 (4.60%) Mentoring
14 67 (4.11%) Kalman Filter
15 63 (3.86%) Line Management
16 60 (3.68%) Network Management
17 59 (3.62%) Agile Software Development
18 57 (3.49%) SIEM
19 56 (3.43%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 109 (6.68%) PowerShell
2 87 (5.33%) Perl
3 71 (4.35%) SQL
4 66 (4.04%) Python
5 44 (2.70%) Bash Shell
6 39 (2.39%) Java
7 30 (1.84%) Ruby
8 22 (1.35%) JavaScript
9 17 (1.04%) C
10 14 (0.86%) PHP
11 10 (0.61%) R
12 9 (0.55%) Lisp
13 7 (0.43%) C++
13 7 (0.43%) Shell Script
13 7 (0.43%) VB
14 6 (0.37%) VBScript
15 2 (0.12%) Go
16 1 (0.061%) C#
16 1 (0.061%) Korn
16 1 (0.061%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 840 (51.47%) Cisco Certification
2 602 (36.89%) CCNP
3 349 (21.38%) CCNA
4 228 (13.97%) CCIE
5 141 (8.64%) Security Cleared
6 122 (7.48%) Degree
7 103 (6.31%) CCSE
8 77 (4.72%) SC Cleared
9 70 (4.29%) CCSA
10 56 (3.43%) CCDP
11 53 (3.25%) CISSP
12 34 (2.08%) CCDA
12 34 (2.08%) JNCIP
13 33 (2.02%) JNCIA
13 33 (2.02%) JNCIS
14 28 (1.72%) CCSP
14 28 (1.72%) DV Cleared
15 27 (1.65%) Check Point Certification
16 24 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
17 23 (1.41%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (6.74%) SLA
2 89 (5.45%) PCI DSS
3 43 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 14 (0.86%) QA
6 4 (0.25%) GPG13
6 4 (0.25%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.18%) SAS 70
8 1 (0.061%) COBIT
8 1 (0.061%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.061%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.061%) PA-DSS
8 1 (0.061%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 231 (14.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 167 (10.23%) Active Directory
3 92 (5.64%) Hyper-V
4 54 (3.31%) XenApp
5 38 (2.33%) Forefront TMG
6 37 (2.27%) Firmware
7 33 (2.02%) vSphere
8 27 (1.65%) Terminal Services
9 26 (1.59%) VMware Workstation
10 25 (1.53%) ISA Server
10 25 (1.53%) ProxySG
11 19 (1.16%) XenDesktop
12 14 (0.86%) VMware ESX
12 14 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
13 12 (0.74%) OpenSIPS
14 10 (0.61%) iptables
15 9 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
16 8 (0.49%) Docker
16 8 (0.49%) Snort
16 8 (0.49%) Xen
Systems Management
1 81 (4.96%) Puppet
2 64 (3.92%) Cisco Prime
3 61 (3.74%) FortiGate
4 60 (3.68%) Opscode Chef
5 41 (2.51%) Ansible
6 38 (2.33%) SCOM
7 34 (2.08%) SolarWinds Orion
8 27 (1.65%) SCCM
9 26 (1.59%) WSUS
10 25 (1.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 25 (1.53%) MOM
10 25 (1.53%) Nagios
10 25 (1.53%) QRadar
11 24 (1.47%) Salt
12 22 (1.35%) Cacti
13 21 (1.29%) CFEngine
14 18 (1.10%) Cisco CUCM
14 18 (1.10%) Nessus
15 15 (0.92%) RSA Security Analytics
16 14 (0.86%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 1329 (81.43%) Cisco
2 820 (50.25%) CheckPoint
3 691 (42.34%) Juniper
4 415 (25.43%) Palo Alto
5 304 (18.63%) VMware
6 221 (13.54%) Blue Coat
7 216 (13.24%) Fortinet
8 182 (11.15%) Microsoft
9 167 (10.23%) HP
10 141 (8.64%) SolarWinds
11 126 (7.72%) Citrix
12 114 (6.99%) Riverbed
13 108 (6.62%) Brocade
14 91 (5.58%) Sourcefire
15 89 (5.45%) Red Hat
16 87 (5.33%) Intel Security
17 63 (3.86%) Avaya
18 61 (3.74%) Cyber-Ark
18 61 (3.74%) Splunk
19 59 (3.62%) Extreme Networks
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Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
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Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car allowance + Bonus / Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
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Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Car + pension + bens
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Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
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London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Full Corporate Bens Package
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Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Superb base with full benefits packa
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
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Hampshire
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Salary: Competitive
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Surrey
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Salary: £38000.00 per annum
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Salary: Unspecified
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £47,000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £0.00 per annum
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Salary: From £38,000 to £58,000 per annum 15% Bonus + Benefits
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BGC Partners
Salary: Competitive + discretionary bonus and benefits
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Quant Capital
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