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 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 370 323 385
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +62
Permanent jobs citing F5 785 1065 863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.80% 0.97% 0.74%
As % of the Vendors category 1.81% 2.08% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 640 791 712
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.62%

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
43313 51228 54492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.22% 46.46% 46.82%
Number of salaries quoted 35195 41404 43733
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,990 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +4.97%

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 26 July 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 26 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
England -52 723 £55,000 +4.76% 60
South East -6 267 £54,500 +9.00% 20
London -55 257 £60,000 +6.19% 21
Berkshire -12 116 £55,000 - 5
Reading +7 76 £60,000 +4.34% 4
East of England 0 61 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Yorkshire +10 43 £52,500 -16.00% 4
West Midlands -43 42 £47,500 -12.84% 4
Surrey +26 41 £55,000 +15.78% 5
City of London -5 37 £60,000 +9.09% 7
West Yorkshire -5 36 £50,000 -28.57% 3
Scotland +17 33 £50,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire -9 29 £62,500 +25.00% 2
Kent +42 28 £35,000 +19.65% 5
Hertfordshire +25 28 £55,000 - 1
Leeds +7 28 £60,000 -14.28% 3
Bedfordshire +14 24 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Birmingham -51 24 £45,000 -18.91%
Hampshire -12 23 £40,000 -22.33% 3
North West +13 20 £43,000 +7.50% 1
High Wycombe +19 18 £62,500 +13.63%
West Sussex -6 18 £60,000 +20.00%
South Wales +19 16 £45,000 -2.70% 1
Wales +16 16 £45,000 -2.70% 1
Edinburgh +16 16 £34,500 -31.00% 1
Glasgow +7 15 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Cardiff +18 13 £45,000 -30.76% 1
Gatwick +4 12 £60,000 +26.31%
Southampton 0 12 £40,000 -27.27%
Reigate +16 11 £55,000 +10.00% 3

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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 with a requirement for F5.

1 1386 (80.35%) Cisco
2 1144 (66.32%) Firewall
3 889 (51.54%) Cisco Certification
4 765 (44.35%) Juniper
5 745 (43.19%) CheckPoint
6 688 (39.88%) CCNP
7 606 (35.13%) Cisco ASA
8 550 (31.88%) WAN
9 488 (28.29%) Network Security
10 464 (26.90%) LAN
11 456 (26.43%) VPN
12 416 (24.12%) Cisco Nexus
13 413 (23.94%) Load Balancing
14 412 (23.88%) VMware
15 403 (23.36%) Linux
16 401 (23.25%) MPLS
17 399 (23.13%) Palo Alto
18 398 (23.07%) BGP
19 397 (23.01%) OSPF
20 388 (22.49%) Windows
21 370 (21.45%) Data Centre
22 359 (20.81%) ITIL
23 348 (20.17%) CCNA
24 335 (19.42%) TCP/IP
25 302 (17.51%) Wireless
26 296 (17.16%) Finance
26 296 (17.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
27 282 (16.35%) DNS
28 280 (16.23%) CCIE
29 243 (14.09%) VMware Infrastructure

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 73 (4.23%) IIS
2 57 (3.30%) Skype for Business
3 47 (2.72%) MS Exchange
4 46 (2.67%) Apache
5 44 (2.55%) OpenStack
6 33 (1.91%) nginx
7 31 (1.80%) Tomcat
8 29 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
9 25 (1.45%) CloudStack
10 23 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
11 20 (1.16%) JBoss
12 12 (0.70%) WebLogic
13 11 (0.64%) SharePoint
14 9 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
14 9 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
15 8 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 8 (0.46%) Drupal
15 8 (0.46%) Lightstreamer
16 5 (0.29%) Confluence
17 4 (0.23%) GlassFish
Applications
1 88 (5.10%) MS Excel
2 51 (2.96%) MS Visio
3 24 (1.39%) MS Office
4 12 (0.70%) MS Project
5 1 (0.058%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.058%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.17%) SAP SD
3 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.058%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.058%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 102 (5.91%) Amazon AWS
2 95 (5.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (2.67%) SaaS
4 35 (2.03%) IaaS
5 30 (1.74%) Office 365
6 14 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
7 13 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.52%) PaaS
9 5 (0.29%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.12%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.12%) IBM SmartCloud
10 2 (0.12%) Nimbula
11 1 (0.058%) GitHub
11 1 (0.058%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 1144 (66.32%) Firewall
2 606 (35.13%) Cisco ASA
3 550 (31.88%) WAN
4 488 (28.29%) Network Security
5 464 (26.90%) LAN
6 456 (26.43%) VPN
7 416 (24.12%) Cisco Nexus
8 401 (23.25%) MPLS
9 398 (23.07%) BGP
10 397 (23.01%) OSPF
11 335 (19.42%) TCP/IP
12 302 (17.51%) Wireless
13 296 (17.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 282 (16.35%) DNS
15 235 (13.62%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 231 (13.39%) SSL
17 224 (12.99%) BIG-IP
17 224 (12.99%) EIGRP
18 186 (10.78%) VoIP
19 163 (9.45%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (3.88%) SQL Server
2 50 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
3 33 (1.91%) MySQL
4 31 (1.80%) MongoDB
5 23 (1.33%) Hadoop
6 22 (1.28%) Informix
7 20 (1.16%) Redis
8 13 (0.75%) Big Data
9 11 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (0.58%) NoSQL
11 9 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (0.46%) Aerospike
12 8 (0.46%) SQL Server 2014
13 6 (0.35%) Oracle Database
14 5 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
15 3 (0.17%) Relational Database
16 2 (0.12%) Data Mining
16 2 (0.12%) SQL Server 2008
17 1 (0.058%) Data Warehouse
17 1 (0.058%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 60 (3.48%) Jenkins
2 46 (2.67%) Git (software)
3 17 (0.99%) Subversion
4 16 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 16 (0.93%) TeamCity
5 12 (0.70%) Sonatype Nexus
6 11 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 10 (0.58%) JIRA
8 8 (0.46%) RSpec
9 6 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (0.23%) Ant
10 4 (0.23%) Travis CI
11 3 (0.17%) LoadRunner
11 3 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.17%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.12%) Maven
13 1 (0.058%) Gitweb
13 1 (0.058%) InstallShield
13 1 (0.058%) JMeter
13 1 (0.058%) MSI
General
1 296 (17.16%) Finance
2 85 (4.93%) Banking
2 85 (4.93%) Telecoms
3 57 (3.30%) German Language
4 49 (2.84%) Retail
5 45 (2.61%) French Language
6 32 (1.86%) Manufacturing
7 29 (1.68%) Law
8 27 (1.57%) Games
9 24 (1.39%) Financial Institution
10 21 (1.22%) Back Office
11 18 (1.04%) Legal
12 17 (0.99%) Spanish Language
13 16 (0.93%) Publishing
14 13 (0.75%) Billing
15 9 (0.52%) Multimedia
16 8 (0.46%) Investment Banking
16 8 (0.46%) Local Government
17 7 (0.41%) Advertising
17 7 (0.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 795 (46.09%) Network Engineer
2 280 (16.23%) Cisco Engineer
3 279 (16.17%) Security Engineer
4 267 (15.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 213 (12.35%) Network Security Engineer
6 199 (11.54%) Senior Network Engineer
7 155 (8.99%) Support Engineer
8 154 (8.93%) Consultant
9 135 (7.83%) Analyst
10 120 (6.96%) Architect
11 119 (6.90%) Juniper Engineer
12 114 (6.61%) Network Support
13 98 (5.68%) Network Consultant
14 92 (5.33%) Security Consultant
15 89 (5.16%) Network Support Engineer
16 80 (4.64%) Senior Cisco Engineer
17 75 (4.35%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
18 74 (4.29%) Network Architect
19 66 (3.83%) Network Analyst
20 63 (3.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (2.49%) 802.1X
2 30 (1.74%) Web Services
3 22 (1.28%) RabbitMQ
4 18 (1.04%) Middleware
5 15 (0.87%) ActiveMQ
6 14 (0.81%) LAPP Stack
6 14 (0.81%) XML
7 13 (0.75%) HTML
8 10 (0.58%) CSS
8 10 (0.58%) Node.js
9 8 (0.46%) J2EE
9 8 (0.46%) JMS
9 8 (0.46%) Kafka
9 8 (0.46%) MCollective
9 8 (0.46%) SOAP
10 7 (0.41%) XMPP
11 6 (0.35%) LAMP
11 6 (0.35%) REST
12 5 (0.29%) AngularJS
12 5 (0.29%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 370 (21.45%) Data Centre
2 102 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
3 64 (3.71%) Management Information System
4 61 (3.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 43 (2.49%) Computer Science
6 37 (2.14%) Virtual Team
7 34 (1.97%) Clustering
8 33 (1.91%) Driving Licence
9 31 (1.80%) RSA SecurID
10 30 (1.74%) IPTV
11 28 (1.62%) iPad
12 19 (1.10%) Over-the-Top Content
13 17 (0.99%) PKI
13 17 (0.99%) Visualisation
14 16 (0.93%) Algorithms
14 16 (0.93%) Private Cloud
15 14 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
15 14 (0.81%) Public Cloud
15 14 (0.81%) Spread Betting
16 13 (0.75%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 403 (23.36%) Linux
2 388 (22.49%) Windows
3 171 (9.91%) Unix
4 168 (9.74%) Windows Server
5 102 (5.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 83 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 76 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 71 (4.12%) Solaris
8 71 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 53 (3.07%) CentOS
10 45 (2.61%) Windows 2000
11 34 (1.97%) Ubuntu
12 11 (0.64%) Debian
12 11 (0.64%) VyOS
12 11 (0.64%) Windows 8
13 7 (0.41%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.23%) CatOS
14 4 (0.23%) VMS
15 3 (0.17%) AIX
15 3 (0.17%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 413 (23.94%) Load Balancing
2 359 (20.81%) ITIL
3 168 (9.74%) Network Design
4 159 (9.22%) Service Delivery
5 150 (8.70%) Presales
6 127 (7.36%) High Availability
7 108 (6.26%) Network Monitoring
8 99 (5.74%) DevOps
9 98 (5.68%) Change Management
10 93 (5.39%) Information Security
11 82 (4.75%) Project Management
12 79 (4.58%) Agile Software Development
13 75 (4.35%) Change Control
14 74 (4.29%) Mentoring
15 72 (4.17%) Network Management
16 71 (4.12%) SIEM
17 63 (3.65%) Network Architecture
18 57 (3.30%) PRINCE2
19 53 (3.07%) Problem Management
20 51 (2.96%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 145 (8.41%) Python
2 117 (6.78%) Perl
3 112 (6.49%) Bash Shell
4 93 (5.39%) Ruby
5 80 (4.64%) PowerShell
6 55 (3.19%) SQL
7 35 (2.03%) Java
8 26 (1.51%) C
9 14 (0.81%) Shell Script
10 12 (0.70%) VB
11 11 (0.64%) JavaScript
12 10 (0.58%) PHP
13 8 (0.46%) Tcl
14 7 (0.41%) R
15 6 (0.35%) C++
16 5 (0.29%) AWK
16 5 (0.29%) sed
16 5 (0.29%) VBScript
17 4 (0.23%) Korn
18 2 (0.12%) C#
Qualifications
1 889 (51.54%) Cisco Certification
2 688 (39.88%) CCNP
3 348 (20.17%) CCNA
4 280 (16.23%) CCIE
5 152 (8.81%) Security Cleared
6 145 (8.41%) CCSE
7 143 (8.29%) Degree
8 119 (6.90%) SC Cleared
9 106 (6.14%) CCSA
10 101 (5.86%) CCDP
11 82 (4.75%) JNCIP
12 76 (4.41%) CCSP
13 71 (4.12%) CCDA
14 68 (3.94%) JNCIA
15 55 (3.19%) JNCIS
16 52 (3.01%) CISSP
17 41 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
18 34 (1.97%) JNCIE
19 31 (1.80%) CCVP
20 30 (1.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (7.07%) SLA
2 52 (3.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 41 (2.38%) PCI DSS
4 12 (0.70%) QA
5 9 (0.52%) ISO 8583
6 6 (0.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 6 (0.35%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.29%) HIPAA
8 4 (0.23%) SAS 70
9 2 (0.12%) COBIT
9 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.058%) GPG13
10 1 (0.058%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.058%) ISO27002
System Software
1 243 (14.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 176 (10.20%) Active Directory
3 68 (3.94%) vSphere
4 60 (3.48%) Hyper-V
5 37 (2.14%) Firmware
6 35 (2.03%) XenApp
7 31 (1.80%) XenDesktop
8 25 (1.45%) ProxySG
9 22 (1.28%) vCloud
10 21 (1.22%) Docker
11 18 (1.04%) Terminal Services
12 17 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
13 16 (0.93%) Squid
14 15 (0.87%) Varnish
14 15 (0.87%) VMware Workstation
15 13 (0.75%) Forefront TMG
16 11 (0.64%) Snort
16 11 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
17 9 (0.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 8 (0.46%) Xen
Systems Management
1 115 (6.67%) Nagios
2 101 (5.86%) Opscode Chef
3 86 (4.99%) Puppet
4 79 (4.58%) Cisco CUCM
5 71 (4.12%) Cacti
6 66 (3.83%) Cisco Prime
7 63 (3.65%) SolarWinds Orion
8 60 (3.48%) Salt
9 58 (3.36%) FortiGate
10 41 (2.38%) Ansible
11 30 (1.74%) SCCM
12 25 (1.45%) Graphite
12 25 (1.45%) OpenView
13 24 (1.39%) Grafana
14 22 (1.28%) Opsview
15 20 (1.16%) QRadar
16 18 (1.04%) Netcool
17 16 (0.93%) HP NNM
17 16 (0.93%) Nessus
17 16 (0.93%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1386 (80.35%) Cisco
2 765 (44.35%) Juniper
3 745 (43.19%) CheckPoint
4 412 (23.88%) VMware
5 399 (23.13%) Palo Alto
6 236 (13.68%) Blue Coat
6 236 (13.68%) Microsoft
7 173 (10.03%) SolarWinds
8 166 (9.62%) HP
9 155 (8.99%) Riverbed
10 153 (8.87%) Fortinet
11 146 (8.46%) Citrix
12 106 (6.14%) Red Hat
13 96 (5.57%) Intel Security
14 79 (4.58%) EMC
15 65 (3.77%) Extreme Networks
16 63 (3.65%) Brocade
17 54 (3.13%) Avaya
17 54 (3.13%) Oracle
18 53 (3.07%) Aruba
South Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefit Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Kent
Streamline Connections
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Folkestone, Kent
Saga Group Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £65000 per annum + excellent
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £65000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £67000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: The proposed package is up to £60k basic, plus Bonus plus Benefits plu
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 basic + 10% Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + great benefits including Private Medical Ins
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Car
Posted: 4 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
UK
Networkers
Salary: £55000.0 - £65000.0 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Harris Global
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Cognizant
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary plus strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 14 days ago
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 10% On Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago