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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
UK
Rank 347 299 357
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +58
Permanent jobs citing F5 692 1075 933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.83% 1.05% 0.88%
As % of the Vendors category 1.90% 2.29% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 487 851 759
Median salary £51,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.90% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,800 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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
36445 46883 50629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.68% 45.82% 47.58%
Number of salaries quoted 29346 38389 41446
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 19 February 2017 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 19 February 2017. 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 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 -45 647 £52,500 - 57
London +24 279 £60,000 +4.34% 24
South East -16 216 £50,000 -3.84% 12
Berkshire -30 81 £55,000 - 4
Reading -10 61 £55,000 - 2
City of London +40 55 £45,000 -33.33% 4
East of England -41 45 £48,750 -11.36% 2
Surrey +33 41 £60,000 +14.28% 2
West Midlands +35 33 £47,000 -1.05% 5
Hampshire +22 33 £52,000 +4.00% 2
Yorkshire -18 32 £47,500 -5.00% 5
West Yorkshire +7 25 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Leeds -1 21 £62,500 +25.00% 3
Oxfordshire +32 20 £40,000 -56.75% 1
Scotland +21 20 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Oxford +32 19 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Hertfordshire +19 16 £75,000 +11.11% 2
Kent +15 16 £43,000 +16.21% 1
South West +9 16 £38,000 -29.62% 4
Edinburgh +11 15 - - 2
Wales +5 15 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Camberley +31 14 £60,000 +9.09%
North West -25 14 £45,500 +12.69% 3
Manchester -31 12 £63,000 +54.12% 1
Herefordshire - 12 £45,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +16 11 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Suffolk +15 11 £29,000 +16.00%
Newmarket +5 11 £29,000 +13.72%
West Sussex -4 11 £62,500 +38.88%
South Wales +8 10 £43,750 -12.50% 1

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 1291 (82.76%) Cisco
2 955 (61.22%) Firewall
3 802 (51.41%) Cisco Certification
4 755 (48.40%) CheckPoint
5 736 (47.18%) Juniper
6 565 (36.22%) CCNP
7 450 (28.85%) WAN
8 446 (28.59%) Palo Alto
9 422 (27.05%) LAN
10 412 (26.41%) MPLS
11 408 (26.15%) Cisco ASA
12 393 (25.19%) Network Security
13 385 (24.68%) BGP
14 365 (23.40%) OSPF
15 358 (22.95%) Data Centre
16 345 (22.12%) Load Balancing
17 344 (22.05%) VPN
18 329 (21.09%) Cisco Nexus
19 316 (20.26%) Finance
20 306 (19.62%) Wireless
21 304 (19.49%) Windows
22 303 (19.42%) CCNA
23 293 (18.78%) Linux
24 290 (18.59%) ITIL
25 259 (16.60%) TCP/IP
26 257 (16.47%) VMware
27 253 (16.22%) DNS
28 245 (15.71%) Fortinet
29 236 (15.13%) CCIE
30 219 (14.04%) Blue Coat

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 60 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 55 (3.53%) Apache
3 46 (2.95%) Tomcat
4 44 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 39 (2.50%) JBoss
5 39 (2.50%) Skype for Business
6 31 (1.99%) IIS
6 31 (1.99%) WebLogic
7 26 (1.67%) SharePoint
8 13 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
8 13 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
8 13 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (0.51%) OpenStack
9 8 (0.51%) WebSphere
10 6 (0.38%) SAS
11 5 (0.32%) nginx
12 4 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2000
12 4 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (0.26%) GlassFish
Applications
1 44 (2.82%) MS Excel
2 39 (2.50%) MS Office
3 25 (1.60%) MS Visio
4 17 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.32%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.064%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (0.19%) assyst
2 2 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.064%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 54 (3.46%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (1.47%) Office 365
4 19 (1.22%) SaaS
5 17 (1.09%) IaaS
6 15 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (0.83%) PaaS
8 6 (0.38%) Akamai
8 6 (0.38%) Bluemix
8 6 (0.38%) IBM Cloud
9 5 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (0.26%) Mimecast
11 3 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.19%) iTunes
12 2 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.064%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 955 (61.22%) Firewall
2 450 (28.85%) WAN
3 422 (27.05%) LAN
4 412 (26.41%) MPLS
5 408 (26.15%) Cisco ASA
6 393 (25.19%) Network Security
7 385 (24.68%) BGP
8 365 (23.40%) OSPF
9 344 (22.05%) VPN
10 329 (21.09%) Cisco Nexus
11 306 (19.62%) Wireless
12 259 (16.60%) TCP/IP
13 253 (16.22%) DNS
14 219 (14.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 213 (13.65%) Cisco IOS
16 155 (9.94%) BIG-IP
17 142 (9.10%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
18 137 (8.78%) DHCP
19 135 (8.65%) EIGRP
20 132 (8.46%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (1.09%) MySQL
3 14 (0.90%) NoSQL
4 13 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (0.58%) MongoDB
7 7 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.26%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.19%) Redis
10 3 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.13%) DB2
11 2 (0.13%) Informix
12 1 (0.064%) GIS
12 1 (0.064%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.064%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.064%) Riak
Development Applications
1 31 (1.99%) Git (software)
2 22 (1.41%) Jenkins
3 17 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
4 12 (0.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 7 (0.45%) Maven
6 5 (0.32%) JIRA
7 4 (0.26%) Ant
7 4 (0.26%) Hudson
8 2 (0.13%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.13%) GCC
8 2 (0.13%) MSI
8 2 (0.13%) NuGet
8 2 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.064%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.064%) Firebug
9 1 (0.064%) Gradle
9 1 (0.064%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.064%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.064%) Mocha
9 1 (0.064%) Subversion
General
1 316 (20.26%) Finance
2 138 (8.85%) Telecoms
3 110 (7.05%) Banking
4 41 (2.63%) Retail
5 36 (2.31%) Games
6 31 (1.99%) German Language
7 23 (1.47%) Investment Banking
8 21 (1.35%) Advertising
9 17 (1.09%) Back Office
9 17 (1.09%) French Language
9 17 (1.09%) Publishing
10 14 (0.90%) Online Betting
11 11 (0.71%) Billing
12 10 (0.64%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.58%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.58%) Marketing
13 9 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.45%) Military
15 5 (0.32%) Aerospace
15 5 (0.32%) Law
Job Titles
1 730 (46.79%) Network Engineer
2 224 (14.36%) Security Engineer
3 209 (13.40%) Senior Network Engineer
4 168 (10.77%) Cisco Engineer
5 154 (9.87%) Consultant
6 150 (9.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 145 (9.29%) Architect
8 142 (9.10%) Network Security Engineer
9 125 (8.01%) Analyst
10 116 (7.44%) Juniper Engineer
11 80 (5.13%) Network Consultant
12 79 (5.06%) Firewall Engineer
13 77 (4.94%) Network Architect
13 77 (4.94%) Security Consultant
14 75 (4.81%) Network Analyst
15 71 (4.55%) Support Engineer
16 69 (4.42%) Senior Cisco Engineer
17 59 (3.78%) Senior Security Engineer
18 57 (3.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 56 (3.59%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (4.23%) 802.1X
2 29 (1.86%) Middleware
3 26 (1.67%) J2EE
4 21 (1.35%) .NET
5 17 (1.09%) Web Services
6 16 (1.03%) HTML
7 11 (0.71%) XML
8 8 (0.51%) CSS
9 7 (0.45%) LAMP
9 7 (0.45%) SOAP
10 6 (0.38%) Regular Expression
10 6 (0.38%) SAML
11 5 (0.32%) Ajax
11 5 (0.32%) jQuery
12 4 (0.26%) FIX Protocol
12 4 (0.26%) MAPI
12 4 (0.26%) Node.js
13 3 (0.19%) AngularJS
13 3 (0.19%) LEMP Stack
13 3 (0.19%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 358 (22.95%) Data Centre
2 78 (5.00%) Clustering
3 71 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 49 (3.14%) Computer Science
5 48 (3.08%) Management Information System
6 45 (2.88%) Security Operations Centre
7 36 (2.31%) PKI
8 33 (2.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 22 (1.41%) Fintech
10 19 (1.22%) Driving Licence
10 19 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
11 18 (1.15%) CMDB
12 16 (1.03%) Replication
13 14 (0.90%) Data Conversion
14 13 (0.83%) RSA SecurID
14 13 (0.83%) User Experience
15 8 (0.51%) DataPower
15 8 (0.51%) Statistics
15 8 (0.51%) Virtual Team
16 7 (0.45%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 304 (19.49%) Windows
2 293 (18.78%) Linux
3 171 (10.96%) Unix
4 122 (7.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 100 (6.41%) Windows Server
6 79 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 71 (4.55%) Solaris
8 69 (4.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 54 (3.46%) Windows 2000
10 29 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (0.90%) Windows 7
12 9 (0.58%) Windows 8
13 8 (0.51%) CentOS
13 8 (0.51%) Ubuntu
14 7 (0.45%) Windows 10
15 5 (0.32%) VyOS
16 4 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
16 4 (0.26%) Windows XP
17 2 (0.13%) AIX
17 2 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 345 (22.12%) Load Balancing
2 290 (18.59%) ITIL
3 184 (11.79%) Presales
4 151 (9.68%) Network Design
5 113 (7.24%) Change Control
6 108 (6.92%) Risk Management
7 105 (6.73%) High Availability
8 102 (6.54%) Network Monitoring
9 93 (5.96%) Information Security
10 92 (5.90%) Service Delivery
11 89 (5.71%) Mentoring
12 83 (5.32%) Project Management
13 71 (4.55%) Network Management
14 68 (4.36%) Kalman Filter
15 64 (4.10%) Change Management
16 59 (3.78%) Problem Management
17 52 (3.33%) Network Architecture
18 51 (3.27%) Security Operations
19 50 (3.21%) Line Management
20 49 (3.14%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 92 (5.90%) PowerShell
2 81 (5.19%) SQL
3 68 (4.36%) Perl
4 51 (3.27%) Python
5 35 (2.24%) Java
6 31 (1.99%) Bash Shell
7 16 (1.03%) C
8 15 (0.96%) JavaScript
8 15 (0.96%) Ruby
9 13 (0.83%) PHP
10 10 (0.64%) C++
11 7 (0.45%) VBScript
12 4 (0.26%) Lisp
13 2 (0.13%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.13%) VB
14 1 (0.064%) C#
14 1 (0.064%) Go
14 1 (0.064%) R
14 1 (0.064%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.064%) VBA
Qualifications
1 802 (51.41%) Cisco Certification
2 565 (36.22%) CCNP
3 303 (19.42%) CCNA
4 236 (15.13%) CCIE
5 101 (6.47%) Degree
6 100 (6.41%) Security Cleared
7 84 (5.38%) CCSE
8 66 (4.23%) JNCIS
9 63 (4.04%) CCSA
10 60 (3.85%) SC Cleared
11 49 (3.14%) JNCIA
12 39 (2.50%) CCDP
12 39 (2.50%) CCSP
13 31 (1.99%) CISSP
14 29 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
15 26 (1.67%) CCDA
16 25 (1.60%) MCSE
17 24 (1.54%) JNCIP
18 23 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 22 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (6.73%) SLA
2 90 (5.77%) PCI DSS
3 28 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (1.22%) QA
5 16 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (0.51%) GPG13
6 8 (0.51%) ISO27002
7 7 (0.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.064%) COBIT
8 1 (0.064%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 209 (13.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 157 (10.06%) Active Directory
3 75 (4.81%) Hyper-V
4 34 (2.18%) ProxySG
5 30 (1.92%) Forefront TMG
6 29 (1.86%) XenApp
7 27 (1.73%) Firmware
8 26 (1.67%) vSphere
9 19 (1.22%) VMware ESX
10 17 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
11 14 (0.90%) OpenSIPS
12 12 (0.77%) ISA Server
12 12 (0.77%) XenDesktop
13 11 (0.71%) Terminal Services
13 11 (0.71%) VMware Workstation
14 8 (0.51%) Docker
15 6 (0.38%) NFS
16 5 (0.32%) iptables
16 5 (0.32%) XenServer
17 4 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 99 (6.35%) FortiGate
2 55 (3.53%) Puppet
3 54 (3.46%) Cisco Prime
4 36 (2.31%) Ansible
5 35 (2.24%) SCCM
5 35 (2.24%) SCOM
6 28 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
7 25 (1.60%) SolarWinds Orion
8 22 (1.41%) Nagios
9 19 (1.22%) Microsoft Clustering
10 15 (0.96%) Cisco CME
11 14 (0.90%) Cisco CUCM
11 14 (0.90%) TrustSec
12 13 (0.83%) HAProxy
12 13 (0.83%) NetBackup
13 12 (0.77%) Cacti
14 11 (0.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 11 (0.71%) MOM
14 11 (0.71%) WSUS
15 10 (0.64%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 1291 (82.76%) Cisco
2 755 (48.40%) CheckPoint
3 736 (47.18%) Juniper
4 446 (28.59%) Palo Alto
5 257 (16.47%) VMware
6 245 (15.71%) Fortinet
7 219 (14.04%) Blue Coat
8 200 (12.82%) Microsoft
9 157 (10.06%) HP
10 150 (9.62%) SolarWinds
11 140 (8.97%) Riverbed
12 108 (6.92%) Citrix
12 108 (6.92%) Sourcefire
13 103 (6.60%) Brocade
14 77 (4.94%) Aruba
15 72 (4.62%) Intel Security
16 67 (4.29%) Red Hat
17 65 (4.17%) Extreme Networks
18 61 (3.91%) Crossbeam
19 51 (3.27%) SonicWALL
Kent
Adeptis Group
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Oncall Allowance, Pension,
Posted: 2 days ago
London
83Zero
Salary: From £55000 to £70000 per annum, + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Networking People
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £55000 per annum + bonus £10,000 + car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Maxfield Search & Selection
Salary: Based on Experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Dyson
Posted: 4 days ago
Nelson, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Package Up £55k basic + £4k Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible Working + Certs
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
The North Starr
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
North Yorkshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Travelers Insurance Company Limited
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + 25 days, pension, helathcare
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FIS Global
Salary: Competitive + corporate benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 65,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago