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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 286 383 359
Rank change year-on-year
+97 -24
Permanent jobs citing F5 1136 824 759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.03% 0.70% 0.70%
As % of the Vendors category 2.20% 1.49% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 832 677 579
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%

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
51571 55131 51801
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 46.60% 46.68% 47.70%
Number of salaries quoted 41660 44546 42531
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

F5
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing F5 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 July 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 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
England +85 1077 £52,500 +5.00% 100
London +74 431 £55,000 +10.00% 42
South East +59 358 £50,000 +5.26% 18
Berkshire +4 155 £57,500 +15.00% 3
City of London +33 127 £55,000 +4.76% 15
Reading +22 98 £57,500 +15.00% 3
East of England +56 83 £50,000 -13.04% 15
West Midlands +49 70 £54,000 -5.67% 6
Yorkshire -16 69 £60,000 +14.28% 5
Buckinghamshire +48 60 £50,000 +29.03% 5
West Yorkshire +5 59 £60,000 +4.34% 5
Birmingham +41 57 £54,000 -5.67% 2
Hampshire +28 50 £52,500 +5.00%
Surrey +20 49 £42,500 -10.52% 5
Leeds -3 49 £60,000 +4.34% 2
Milton Keynes +26 43 £50,000 +29.03% 3
East Midlands +31 28 £45,000 - 4
Scotland +26 28 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Bedfordshire +19 26 £50,000 -20.00% 1
Hertfordshire +15 22 £55,000 -4.34% 9
South West -17 19 £65,000 +21.49% 2
East Sussex +29 17 £50,000 +17.64%
Suffolk +13 17 £25,000 -47.36%
North West +5 17 £40,000 -15.78% 4
Fareham - 15 £65,000 -
West Sussex +15 14 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Crawley +11 13 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Glasgow - 13 £60,000 -
Northamptonshire - 13 £45,000 -
Northampton - 12 £45,000 -

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 1863 (83.88%) Cisco
2 1366 (61.50%) Firewall
3 1180 (53.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1019 (45.88%) Juniper
5 951 (42.82%) CheckPoint
6 809 (36.43%) CCNP
7 689 (31.02%) Cisco ASA
8 658 (29.63%) BGP
9 647 (29.13%) WAN
10 610 (27.47%) Load Balancing
11 592 (26.65%) LAN
12 591 (26.61%) Cisco Nexus
13 576 (25.93%) MPLS
14 571 (25.71%) OSPF
15 541 (24.36%) Data Centre
16 502 (22.60%) Network Security
17 469 (21.12%) ITIL
18 466 (20.98%) CCNA
19 436 (19.63%) Linux
20 416 (18.73%) Finance
21 414 (18.64%) Windows
22 406 (18.28%) TCP/IP
23 402 (18.10%) VPN
24 375 (16.88%) VMware
25 351 (15.80%) CCIE
26 343 (15.44%) Wireless
27 335 (15.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
28 323 (14.54%) HP
29 312 (14.05%) EIGRP
30 307 (13.82%) Network Design

F5
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 92 (4.14%) IIS
2 64 (2.88%) MS Exchange
3 63 (2.84%) Lync
4 57 (2.57%) Apache
5 51 (2.30%) JBoss
6 49 (2.21%) Tomcat
7 44 (1.98%) WebSphere
8 36 (1.62%) OpenStack
9 31 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
10 27 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
11 24 (1.08%) WebLogic
12 19 (0.86%) SharePoint
13 15 (0.68%) Confluence
14 13 (0.59%) GlassFish
15 12 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
16 10 (0.45%) nginx
17 9 (0.41%) CICS
17 9 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
18 7 (0.32%) CMS
19 6 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 124 (5.58%) MS Excel
2 54 (2.43%) MS Visio
3 21 (0.95%) MS Office
4 7 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 36 (1.62%) Summit
2 23 (1.04%) Oracle Applications
3 14 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 14 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.045%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 58 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (1.58%) Office 365
3 23 (1.04%) IaaS
4 22 (0.99%) SaaS
5 17 (0.77%) PaaS
6 16 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (0.59%) IBM SmartCloud
7 13 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.090%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.045%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.045%) Nimbula
11 1 (0.045%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.045%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1366 (61.50%) Firewall
2 689 (31.02%) Cisco ASA
3 658 (29.63%) BGP
4 647 (29.13%) WAN
5 592 (26.65%) LAN
6 591 (26.61%) Cisco Nexus
7 576 (25.93%) MPLS
8 571 (25.71%) OSPF
9 502 (22.60%) Network Security
10 406 (18.28%) TCP/IP
11 402 (18.10%) VPN
12 343 (15.44%) Wireless
13 335 (15.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 312 (14.05%) EIGRP
15 293 (13.19%) DNS
16 267 (12.02%) BIG-IP
17 219 (9.86%) SSL
18 211 (9.50%) Cisco IOS
19 201 (9.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
20 172 (7.74%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (3.96%) SQL Server
2 42 (1.89%) MySQL
3 24 (1.08%) Oracle Database
4 22 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
5 20 (0.90%) Relational Database
6 13 (0.59%) NoSQL
7 10 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (0.41%) Riak
8 9 (0.41%) DB2
9 8 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (0.36%) Redis
10 6 (0.27%) Hadoop
10 6 (0.27%) Big Data
10 6 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (0.23%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (0.23%) SQLPlus
11 5 (0.23%) Oracle9i Database
11 5 (0.23%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.14%) OLTP
12 3 (0.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 29 (1.31%) Subversion
1 29 (1.31%) Git (software)
2 21 (0.95%) Jenkins
3 20 (0.90%) JIRA
4 11 (0.50%) Hudson
5 10 (0.45%) LoadRunner
6 9 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 9 (0.41%) HP UFT
7 6 (0.27%) Rational Performance Tester
8 4 (0.18%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.18%) MSBuild
8 4 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.18%) Ant
8 4 (0.18%) NUnit
8 4 (0.18%) MSTest
9 3 (0.14%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.090%) Maven
10 2 (0.090%) RSpec
10 2 (0.090%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.045%) MSI
General
1 416 (18.73%) Finance
2 177 (7.97%) Telecoms
3 112 (5.04%) Banking
4 54 (2.43%) Retail
5 38 (1.71%) Manufacturing
6 34 (1.53%) Marketing
6 34 (1.53%) Law
7 26 (1.17%) Legal
8 23 (1.04%) Electronics
9 20 (0.90%) Games
9 20 (0.90%) Online Betting
10 17 (0.77%) Advertising
11 13 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
12 12 (0.54%) Financial Institution
12 12 (0.54%) Back Office
13 9 (0.41%) Billing
14 8 (0.36%) Publishing
14 8 (0.36%) German Language
15 7 (0.32%) French Language
15 7 (0.32%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 955 (43.00%) Network Engineer
2 280 (12.61%) Architect
3 269 (12.11%) Senior Network Engineer
4 257 (11.57%) Consultant
5 208 (9.37%) Network Architect
6 199 (8.96%) Security Engineer
7 132 (5.94%) Analyst
8 131 (5.90%) Support Engineer
9 129 (5.81%) Network Support
10 125 (5.63%) Network Security Engineer
11 124 (5.58%) Network Consultant
12 97 (4.37%) Cisco Engineer
13 93 (4.19%) Network Support Engineer
14 86 (3.87%) Senior Consultant
15 76 (3.42%) Security Consultant
16 70 (3.15%) Network Analyst
17 66 (2.97%) Administrator
18 65 (2.93%) Cisco Network Engineer
19 61 (2.75%) Technical Consultant
20 60 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (2.21%) CSS
2 37 (1.67%) Middleware
3 33 (1.49%) Web Services
4 21 (0.95%) XML
5 19 (0.86%) SOAP
6 18 (0.81%) RESTful
7 16 (0.72%) Java EE
8 14 (0.63%) HTML
9 12 (0.54%) .NET
10 11 (0.50%) LAMP
11 10 (0.45%) Memcached
12 9 (0.41%) J2EE
13 7 (0.32%) XMPP
14 6 (0.27%) .NET Framework
15 5 (0.23%) REST
16 4 (0.18%) Oracle Fusion
16 4 (0.18%) Spring
16 4 (0.18%) ASP.NET
16 4 (0.18%) MAPI
16 4 (0.18%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 541 (24.36%) Data Centre
2 112 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
3 66 (2.97%) Management Information System
4 65 (2.93%) Computer Science
5 48 (2.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 36 (1.62%) Statistics
7 32 (1.44%) PKI
8 30 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
9 21 (0.95%) Blackberry
10 20 (0.90%) Private Cloud
11 19 (0.86%) Clustering
12 18 (0.81%) Replication
13 15 (0.68%) FlexPod
14 14 (0.63%) Public Cloud
14 14 (0.63%) DTV
14 14 (0.63%) CMDB
15 13 (0.59%) IPTV
16 12 (0.54%) User Experience
17 11 (0.50%) Online Games
17 11 (0.50%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 436 (19.63%) Linux
2 414 (18.64%) Windows
3 206 (9.28%) UNIX
4 98 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 96 (4.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 78 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 65 (2.93%) Solaris
8 62 (2.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 25 (1.13%) CentOS
10 22 (0.99%) Windows 2000
11 16 (0.72%) Ubuntu
12 9 (0.41%) Debian
13 5 (0.23%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.18%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 4 (0.18%) Android
14 4 (0.18%) AIX
15 3 (0.14%) SUSE
16 2 (0.090%) CoreOS
17 1 (0.045%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 610 (27.47%) Load Balancing
2 469 (21.12%) ITIL
3 307 (13.82%) Network Design
4 190 (8.55%) Service Delivery
5 146 (6.57%) Network Management
6 116 (5.22%) Agile Software Development
7 100 (4.50%) Incident Management
8 99 (4.46%) Disaster Recovery
8 99 (4.46%) Network Monitoring
9 92 (4.14%) Project Management
10 89 (4.01%) E-Commerce
11 83 (3.74%) Change Management
12 81 (3.65%) Information Security
13 79 (3.56%) Mentoring
14 78 (3.51%) Root Cause Analysis
15 72 (3.24%) Migration
16 68 (3.06%) Problem Management
17 66 (2.97%) Network Architecture
18 63 (2.84%) PRINCE2
19 61 (2.75%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 88 (3.96%) Perl
2 86 (3.87%) PowerShell
3 81 (3.65%) SQL
4 54 (2.43%) Java
4 54 (2.43%) Python
5 51 (2.30%) Bash Shell
6 26 (1.17%) Ruby
7 25 (1.13%) Shell Script
8 23 (1.04%) PHP
9 18 (0.81%) Korn
10 14 (0.63%) VB
11 13 (0.59%) JavaScript
12 10 (0.45%) PL/SQL
13 9 (0.41%) COBOL
13 9 (0.41%) JCL
13 9 (0.41%) REXX
14 7 (0.32%) C
15 6 (0.27%) C#
16 5 (0.23%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.18%) C++
Qualifications
1 1180 (53.13%) Cisco Certification
2 809 (36.43%) CCNP
3 466 (20.98%) CCNA
4 351 (15.80%) CCIE
5 194 (8.73%) Security Cleared
6 183 (8.24%) Degree
7 169 (7.61%) CCSE
8 162 (7.29%) SC Cleared
9 134 (6.03%) CCSA
10 91 (4.10%) CCDP
11 71 (3.20%) ITIL Certification
12 61 (2.75%) CCSP
13 60 (2.70%) JNCIP
14 57 (2.57%) CISSP
15 41 (1.85%) HP ASE
16 38 (1.71%) CCIP
17 35 (1.58%) Check Point Certification
18 33 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
19 32 (1.44%) CCDA
20 28 (1.26%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 190 (8.55%) SLA
2 64 (2.88%) PCI DSS
3 51 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (1.17%) QA
5 15 (0.68%) COBIT
6 10 (0.45%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.27%) BS7799
9 5 (0.23%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.090%) GPG13
System Software
1 255 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 148 (6.66%) Active Directory
3 63 (2.84%) VMware ESX
4 58 (2.61%) vSphere
5 56 (2.52%) Hyper-V
6 28 (1.26%) VMware Workstation
7 26 (1.17%) XenServer
8 22 (0.99%) ProxySG
9 19 (0.86%) vCloud
10 16 (0.72%) Firmware
11 14 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
12 13 (0.59%) KVM
12 13 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
13 12 (0.54%) XenApp
14 10 (0.45%) NFS
15 9 (0.41%) RACF
16 8 (0.36%) Xen
16 8 (0.36%) Varnish
17 7 (0.32%) Terminal Services
18 4 (0.18%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 91 (4.10%) CiscoWorks
2 64 (2.88%) Puppet
3 48 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
4 39 (1.76%) FortiGate
5 36 (1.62%) Nagios
6 33 (1.49%) Cacti
7 30 (1.35%) Ansible
7 30 (1.35%) Cisco Prime
8 29 (1.31%) SCCM
9 27 (1.22%) SolarWinds Orion
10 25 (1.13%) SCOM
11 15 (0.68%) OpenNMS
11 15 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
12 14 (0.63%) Cisco LMS
13 13 (0.59%) Cisco UCCX
14 12 (0.54%) HAProxy
14 12 (0.54%) HP NNM
14 12 (0.54%) OpenView
15 11 (0.50%) CA Spectrum
16 10 (0.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1863 (83.88%) Cisco
2 1019 (45.88%) Juniper
3 951 (42.82%) CheckPoint
4 375 (16.88%) VMware
5 323 (14.54%) HP
6 281 (12.65%) Blue Coat
7 264 (11.89%) Riverbed
8 237 (10.67%) Microsoft
9 195 (8.78%) Citrix
10 183 (8.24%) Fortinet
11 142 (6.39%) McAfee
12 141 (6.35%) SolarWinds
13 102 (4.59%) Red Hat
14 97 (4.37%) EMC
14 97 (4.37%) Oracle
15 82 (3.69%) Sourcefire
16 73 (3.29%) Avaya
17 65 (2.93%) NetApp
18 60 (2.70%) Nokia
19 54 (2.43%) Brocade
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
PCR
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £42-£47K per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Halifax, Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays - Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £24,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £42,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: £70,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
PCR
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: bens
Posted: 2 days ago