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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 369 345 357
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +12
Permanent jobs citing F5 759 988 947
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.79% 0.90% 0.81%
As % of the Vendors category 1.79% 1.98% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 603 767 777
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 £36,050 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,350 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
42295 50020 54744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.92% 45.81% 46.95%
Number of salaries quoted 34355 40821 43318
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 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -34 708 £55,000 +4.76% 53
London -25 257 £60,000 +6.19% 16
South East +8 252 £52,500 +5.00% 12
Berkshire +21 115 £57,500 +4.54% 8
Reading +16 76 £60,000 +9.09% 6
East of England -5 54 £46,750 -6.50% 7
Yorkshire +16 48 £50,000 -16.66% 5
West Yorkshire +13 45 £50,000 -16.66% 5
West Midlands -43 43 £47,500 -9.52% 3
Surrey +37 36 £52,500 +5.00%
Leeds +17 36 £55,000 -10.20% 4
Kent +47 34 £35,000 +14.75% 1
Buckinghamshire 0 28 £62,500 +13.63%
Birmingham -49 28 £45,000 -18.91% 1
Hertfordshire +11 27 £37,500 -31.81% 2
City of London +3 26 £63,750 +12.83% 1
Scotland +26 23 £50,000 -
North West +7 22 £47,500 -29.62% 1
South Wales +19 18 £45,000 +20.00%
Wales +14 18 £45,000 +20.00%
Folkestone - 17 £35,000 -
Reigate +24 16 £55,000 +10.00%
Hampshire -11 16 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Bedfordshire +9 15 £52,500 +5.00% 4
Hayes +5 15 £40,000 -23.80%
South West -10 15 £40,750 -18.50% 7
Cardiff +17 13 £43,750 -5.40%
Glasgow - 13 £50,000 -
West Sussex -15 12 £55,000 +10.00%
High Wycombe +1 11 £62,500 +13.63%

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1239 (79.07%) Cisco
2 1022 (65.22%) Firewall
3 770 (49.14%) Cisco Certification
4 708 (45.18%) CheckPoint
5 651 (41.54%) Juniper
6 595 (37.97%) CCNP
7 489 (31.21%) Cisco ASA
8 439 (28.02%) WAN
9 431 (27.50%) Network Security
10 396 (25.27%) LAN
11 394 (25.14%) VMware
12 384 (24.51%) VPN
13 377 (24.06%) Linux
14 370 (23.61%) Windows
15 369 (23.55%) Palo Alto
16 355 (22.65%) ITIL
16 355 (22.65%) MPLS
17 345 (22.02%) BGP
17 345 (22.02%) Cisco Nexus
18 336 (21.44%) Data Centre
19 331 (21.12%) Load Balancing
20 329 (21.00%) OSPF
21 306 (19.53%) TCP/IP
22 305 (19.46%) CCNA
23 278 (17.74%) Finance
24 273 (17.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
25 267 (17.04%) Wireless
26 252 (16.08%) DNS
27 238 (15.19%) VMware Infrastructure
28 228 (14.55%) 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 71 (4.53%) IIS
2 48 (3.06%) Apache
3 47 (3.00%) MS Exchange
4 46 (2.94%) Skype for Business
5 40 (2.55%) OpenStack
6 30 (1.91%) Tomcat
7 28 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
8 22 (1.40%) nginx
9 21 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2013
10 15 (0.96%) CloudStack
10 15 (0.96%) JBoss
11 11 (0.70%) WebLogic
12 9 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
13 8 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 8 (0.51%) Drupal
13 8 (0.51%) Lightstreamer
13 8 (0.51%) SharePoint
14 7 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
15 5 (0.32%) Confluence
16 4 (0.26%) GlassFish
Applications
1 69 (4.40%) MS Excel
2 40 (2.55%) MS Visio
3 22 (1.40%) MS Office
4 11 (0.70%) MS Project
5 3 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.064%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.19%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.064%) assyst
3 1 (0.064%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.064%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 90 (5.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 89 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (2.36%) IaaS
3 37 (2.36%) SaaS
4 29 (1.85%) Office 365
5 19 (1.21%) Google Cloud Platform
6 16 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (0.57%) PaaS
8 5 (0.32%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.19%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.13%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.13%) IBM SmartCloud
10 2 (0.13%) Nimbula
11 1 (0.064%) Bluemix
11 1 (0.064%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 1022 (65.22%) Firewall
2 489 (31.21%) Cisco ASA
3 439 (28.02%) WAN
4 431 (27.50%) Network Security
5 396 (25.27%) LAN
6 384 (24.51%) VPN
7 355 (22.65%) MPLS
8 345 (22.02%) BGP
8 345 (22.02%) Cisco Nexus
9 329 (21.00%) OSPF
10 306 (19.53%) TCP/IP
11 273 (17.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 267 (17.04%) Wireless
13 252 (16.08%) DNS
14 227 (14.49%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 216 (13.78%) BIG-IP
16 198 (12.64%) EIGRP
17 185 (11.81%) SSL
18 161 (10.27%) VoIP
19 155 (9.89%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (3.19%) SQL Server
2 35 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
3 26 (1.66%) MySQL
4 23 (1.47%) MongoDB
5 16 (1.02%) Redis
6 15 (0.96%) Informix
7 12 (0.77%) Hadoop
8 10 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (0.45%) Big Data
12 6 (0.38%) Aerospike
12 6 (0.38%) NoSQL
13 5 (0.32%) Oracle Database
13 5 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (0.26%) Relational Database
15 2 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
16 1 (0.064%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 56 (3.57%) Jenkins
2 49 (3.13%) Git (software)
3 16 (1.02%) Sonatype Nexus
4 14 (0.89%) Subversion
5 12 (0.77%) TeamCity
6 11 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 9 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (0.51%) JIRA
8 8 (0.51%) RSpec
9 7 (0.45%) Travis CI
10 3 (0.19%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.13%) Ant
12 1 (0.064%) Gitweb
12 1 (0.064%) JMeter
12 1 (0.064%) LoadRunner
12 1 (0.064%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.064%) Visual Studio
General
1 278 (17.74%) Finance
2 80 (5.11%) Banking
3 70 (4.47%) Telecoms
4 57 (3.64%) German Language
5 45 (2.87%) French Language
6 37 (2.36%) Retail
7 27 (1.72%) Law
8 23 (1.47%) Manufacturing
9 22 (1.40%) Back Office
10 21 (1.34%) Games
11 17 (1.08%) Legal
11 17 (1.08%) Publishing
11 17 (1.08%) Spanish Language
12 16 (1.02%) Financial Institution
13 12 (0.77%) Billing
14 11 (0.70%) Local Government
15 10 (0.64%) Investment Banking
16 6 (0.38%) Advertising
17 4 (0.26%) Electronics
18 2 (0.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 718 (45.82%) Network Engineer
2 255 (16.27%) Cisco Engineer
3 249 (15.89%) Security Engineer
4 248 (15.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 183 (11.68%) Senior Network Engineer
6 182 (11.61%) Network Security Engineer
7 153 (9.76%) Support Engineer
8 134 (8.55%) Consultant
9 115 (7.34%) Analyst
10 114 (7.28%) Network Support
11 107 (6.83%) Architect
12 101 (6.45%) Juniper Engineer
13 89 (5.68%) Security Consultant
14 88 (5.62%) Network Support Engineer
15 81 (5.17%) Network Consultant
16 77 (4.91%) Senior Cisco Engineer
17 72 (4.59%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
18 68 (4.34%) Network Architect
19 57 (3.64%) Linux Engineer
20 55 (3.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (2.55%) 802.1X
2 22 (1.40%) Web Services
3 20 (1.28%) Middleware
4 15 (0.96%) HTML
4 15 (0.96%) RabbitMQ
5 14 (0.89%) XML
6 12 (0.77%) LAPP Stack
6 12 (0.77%) Node.js
7 11 (0.70%) ActiveMQ
8 10 (0.64%) J2EE
9 8 (0.51%) AngularJS
9 8 (0.51%) JMS
9 8 (0.51%) Kafka
9 8 (0.51%) MCollective
10 7 (0.45%) CSS
10 7 (0.45%) React
11 6 (0.38%) Regular Expression
12 5 (0.32%) SAML
12 5 (0.32%) SOAP
12 5 (0.32%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 336 (21.44%) Data Centre
2 91 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
3 66 (4.21%) Management Information System
4 57 (3.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 41 (2.62%) Computer Science
6 33 (2.11%) Clustering
6 33 (2.11%) Virtual Team
7 29 (1.85%) Driving Licence
8 24 (1.53%) RSA SecurID
9 23 (1.47%) IPTV
10 18 (1.15%) Over-the-Top Content
11 17 (1.08%) PKI
11 17 (1.08%) Private Cloud
12 16 (1.02%) Public Cloud
13 15 (0.96%) CMDB
13 15 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
14 14 (0.89%) Algorithms
15 13 (0.83%) Security Operations Centre
16 12 (0.77%) Spread Betting
17 11 (0.70%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 377 (24.06%) Linux
2 370 (23.61%) Windows
3 178 (11.36%) Unix
4 159 (10.15%) Windows Server
5 95 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 70 (4.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 70 (4.47%) Solaris
7 65 (4.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 64 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 44 (2.81%) Windows 2000
10 42 (2.68%) CentOS
11 28 (1.79%) Ubuntu
12 10 (0.64%) VyOS
12 10 (0.64%) Windows 8
13 7 (0.45%) Debian
13 7 (0.45%) VMS
14 6 (0.38%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.26%) CatOS
16 3 (0.19%) Android
16 3 (0.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 355 (22.65%) ITIL
2 331 (21.12%) Load Balancing
3 145 (9.25%) Presales
4 138 (8.81%) Network Design
5 137 (8.74%) Service Delivery
6 98 (6.25%) Change Management
7 97 (6.19%) High Availability
8 91 (5.81%) DevOps
9 84 (5.36%) Information Security
10 83 (5.30%) Change Control
11 79 (5.04%) Network Monitoring
12 77 (4.91%) Agile Software Development
13 70 (4.47%) Project Management
14 57 (3.64%) Mentoring
14 57 (3.64%) Network Management
15 56 (3.57%) Configuration Management
16 54 (3.45%) Problem Management
16 54 (3.45%) SIEM
17 50 (3.19%) Continuous Integration
17 50 (3.19%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 124 (7.91%) Python
2 110 (7.02%) Perl
3 91 (5.81%) Bash Shell
4 86 (5.49%) PowerShell
5 74 (4.72%) Ruby
6 57 (3.64%) SQL
7 35 (2.23%) Java
8 20 (1.28%) C
9 15 (0.96%) JavaScript
10 14 (0.89%) Shell Script
11 12 (0.77%) PHP
12 11 (0.70%) VB
13 9 (0.57%) R
14 7 (0.45%) Lisp
15 5 (0.32%) C++
15 5 (0.32%) VBScript
16 4 (0.26%) Korn
17 3 (0.19%) Tcl
18 2 (0.13%) AWK
18 2 (0.13%) sed
Qualifications
1 770 (49.14%) Cisco Certification
2 595 (37.97%) CCNP
3 305 (19.46%) CCNA
4 228 (14.55%) CCIE
5 141 (9.00%) Security Cleared
6 124 (7.91%) CCSE
7 116 (7.40%) Degree
8 101 (6.45%) SC Cleared
9 75 (4.79%) CCSA
10 60 (3.83%) CCDP
11 57 (3.64%) CISSP
12 56 (3.57%) JNCIP
13 50 (3.19%) JNCIS
14 49 (3.13%) CCSP
15 45 (2.87%) JNCIA
16 38 (2.43%) CCDA
17 36 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
18 29 (1.85%) CCVP
18 29 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 27 (1.72%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (7.21%) SLA
2 55 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 52 (3.32%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.70%) QA
5 9 (0.57%) ISO 8583
6 8 (0.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 7 (0.45%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.32%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.19%) SAS 70
10 2 (0.13%) COBIT
11 1 (0.064%) GPG13
11 1 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 238 (15.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 167 (10.66%) Active Directory
3 61 (3.89%) Hyper-V
4 57 (3.64%) vSphere
5 38 (2.43%) Firmware
5 38 (2.43%) XenApp
6 28 (1.79%) XenDesktop
7 26 (1.66%) ProxySG
8 21 (1.34%) vCloud
9 17 (1.08%) Terminal Services
10 16 (1.02%) VMware Workstation
11 15 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
12 14 (0.89%) Forefront TMG
13 13 (0.83%) ISA Server
14 12 (0.77%) Docker
15 11 (0.70%) Snort
15 11 (0.70%) Squid
16 10 (0.64%) Varnish
16 10 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
16 10 (0.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 97 (6.19%) Opscode Chef
2 95 (6.06%) Puppet
3 89 (5.68%) Nagios
4 58 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
5 57 (3.64%) Cisco Prime
5 57 (3.64%) Salt
6 55 (3.51%) FortiGate
7 47 (3.00%) SolarWinds Orion
8 45 (2.87%) Cacti
9 43 (2.74%) Ansible
10 22 (1.40%) OpenView
10 22 (1.40%) QRadar
10 22 (1.40%) SCCM
11 21 (1.34%) CFEngine
12 19 (1.21%) Graphite
12 19 (1.21%) Rundeck
13 18 (1.15%) Grafana
14 17 (1.08%) Nessus
14 17 (1.08%) SCOM
15 16 (1.02%) Opsview
Vendors
1 1239 (79.07%) Cisco
2 708 (45.18%) CheckPoint
3 651 (41.54%) Juniper
4 394 (25.14%) VMware
5 369 (23.55%) Palo Alto
6 227 (14.49%) Blue Coat
7 206 (13.15%) Microsoft
8 168 (10.72%) Fortinet
9 163 (10.40%) HP
10 149 (9.51%) SolarWinds
11 129 (8.23%) Citrix
12 125 (7.98%) Riverbed
13 102 (6.51%) Red Hat
14 78 (4.98%) Intel Security
15 70 (4.47%) EMC
16 68 (4.34%) Extreme Networks
17 65 (4.15%) Brocade
18 52 (3.32%) Sourcefire
19 51 (3.25%) Avaya
19 51 (3.25%) NetApp
Worcester, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: The proposed package is up to £60k basic, plus Bonus plus Benefits plu
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £66,000 basic + 10% Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Networkers
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £49,500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50000 - 70000 + shift allowance + car + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £40000 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
ZenTech Talent
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + on call allowance + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: From £41,300 to £46,500 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £75,000 per annum OTE £150k, Car, Health, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + on call
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market salary + Car + Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Computershare Investor Services
Salary: + Progression Opportunities
Posted: 21 days ago