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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 361 306 439
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +133
Permanent jobs citing F5 808 1133 744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.81% 1.05% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 1.81% 2.23% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 691 848 620
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,050 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.04%

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
44624 50799 55139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.77% 47.00% 46.62%
Number of salaries quoted 36388 40793 44719
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 £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -78 751 £52,500 - 74
South East -13 283 £50,000 - 16
London -95 267 £57,500 +4.54% 27
Berkshire -20 111 £55,000 -4.34% 5
Reading +1 77 £60,000 +4.34%
East of England +34 70 £53,500 +32.09% 3
City of London -50 61 £55,000 -4.34% 5
Surrey +1 46 £45,500 +7.05% 2
Hampshire +8 43 £40,000 -27.27% 3
Yorkshire -48 41 £51,250 +2.50% 11
Bedfordshire +24 33 £56,000 +12.00%
North West +32 24 £40,000 +45.45% 5
Scotland -10 24 £46,500 -11.42% 4
West Yorkshire -52 23 £50,000 -9.09% 10
Hertfordshire +27 22 £50,000 -4.76%
West Midlands -26 22 £45,000 -1.09% 8
Leeds -52 22 £50,000 -9.09% 9
Southampton +19 21 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Buckinghamshire +15 21 £62,500 +25.00% 3
Kent +11 21 £42,500 +6.25%
West Sussex +15 20 £60,000 +20.00%
High Wycombe +17 18 £62,500 +13.63% 1
Bracknell +6 17 £49,500 -5.26% 2
South West -2 17 £57,750 -3.75% 3
Gatwick - 17 £60,000 -
East Midlands -3 15 £44,000 -2.22% 1
Bedford +15 14 £63,500 +45.14%
Welwyn Garden City +23 13 £46,500 -
Basingstoke +1 13 £35,000 -22.22%
Manchester +1 12 £37,000 -26.00% 4

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 1486 (79.72%) Cisco
2 1258 (67.49%) Firewall
3 985 (52.84%) Cisco Certification
4 803 (43.08%) CheckPoint
5 791 (42.44%) Juniper
6 766 (41.09%) CCNP
7 724 (38.84%) Cisco ASA
8 633 (33.96%) WAN
9 527 (28.27%) Network Security
10 512 (27.47%) LAN
11 492 (26.39%) Load Balancing
12 488 (26.18%) Cisco Nexus
13 455 (24.41%) Linux
14 452 (24.25%) OSPF
14 452 (24.25%) BGP
15 446 (23.93%) Data Centre
16 444 (23.82%) VPN
17 438 (23.50%) MPLS
18 433 (23.23%) VMware
19 406 (21.78%) Windows
20 401 (21.51%) Palo Alto
21 394 (21.14%) TCP/IP
22 357 (19.15%) CCNA
23 345 (18.51%) ITIL
24 341 (18.29%) Wireless
25 336 (18.03%) CCIE
26 326 (17.49%) DNS
27 323 (17.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
28 271 (14.54%) Finance
29 270 (14.48%) 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 84 (4.51%) IIS
2 64 (3.43%) Apache
3 63 (3.38%) Skype for Business
4 49 (2.63%) MS Exchange
5 45 (2.41%) nginx
6 43 (2.31%) CloudStack
7 39 (2.09%) Tomcat
8 38 (2.04%) OpenStack
9 30 (1.61%) JBoss
10 27 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
11 20 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
12 16 (0.86%) WebLogic
13 14 (0.75%) SharePoint
14 9 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
14 9 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
15 8 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 8 (0.43%) Drupal
15 8 (0.43%) Lightstreamer
15 8 (0.43%) WebSphere
16 5 (0.27%) SAS
Applications
1 107 (5.74%) MS Excel
2 60 (3.22%) MS Visio
3 25 (1.34%) MS Office
4 10 (0.54%) MS Project
5 1 (0.054%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.054%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.054%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.054%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.054%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.054%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.054%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.054%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.054%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 123 (6.60%) Amazon AWS
2 102 (5.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (2.20%) SaaS
4 29 (1.56%) IaaS
5 26 (1.39%) Office 365
6 10 (0.54%) PaaS
7 7 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.32%) IBM PureFlex
9 3 (0.16%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.11%) IBM SmartCloud
10 2 (0.11%) Nimbula
10 2 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.054%) GitHub
11 1 (0.054%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.054%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1258 (67.49%) Firewall
2 724 (38.84%) Cisco ASA
3 633 (33.96%) WAN
4 527 (28.27%) Network Security
5 512 (27.47%) LAN
6 488 (26.18%) Cisco Nexus
7 452 (24.25%) BGP
7 452 (24.25%) OSPF
8 444 (23.82%) VPN
9 438 (23.50%) MPLS
10 394 (21.14%) TCP/IP
11 341 (18.29%) Wireless
12 326 (17.49%) DNS
13 323 (17.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 261 (14.00%) BIG-IP
15 239 (12.82%) SSL
16 230 (12.34%) EIGRP
17 213 (11.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
18 192 (10.30%) VoIP
19 180 (9.66%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 65 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
3 51 (2.74%) MySQL
4 44 (2.36%) MongoDB
5 38 (2.04%) Hadoop
6 34 (1.82%) Informix
7 24 (1.29%) Redis
8 23 (1.23%) Big Data
8 23 (1.23%) NoSQL
9 9 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (0.43%) Aerospike
10 8 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (0.38%) Couchbase
11 7 (0.38%) Relational Database
12 6 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (0.21%) Oracle Database
15 2 (0.11%) Data Mining
15 2 (0.11%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 78 (4.18%) Jenkins
2 55 (2.95%) Git (software)
3 24 (1.29%) Subversion
4 23 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 23 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 18 (0.97%) TeamCity
6 17 (0.91%) JIRA
7 9 (0.48%) Ant
8 8 (0.43%) Maven
8 8 (0.43%) RSpec
9 6 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (0.27%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.16%) LoadRunner
12 1 (0.054%) InstallShield
12 1 (0.054%) JMeter
12 1 (0.054%) MSI
General
1 271 (14.54%) Finance
2 97 (5.20%) Telecoms
3 91 (4.88%) Banking
4 52 (2.79%) German Language
5 43 (2.31%) Retail
6 35 (1.88%) French Language
7 32 (1.72%) Manufacturing
8 30 (1.61%) Financial Institution
9 25 (1.34%) Games
10 24 (1.29%) Law
11 20 (1.07%) Legal
12 19 (1.02%) Back Office
13 17 (0.91%) Billing
14 13 (0.70%) Marketing
15 12 (0.64%) Spanish Language
16 11 (0.59%) Advertising
17 9 (0.48%) Investment Banking
17 9 (0.48%) Multimedia
17 9 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
17 9 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 858 (46.03%) Network Engineer
2 303 (16.26%) Security Engineer
3 276 (14.81%) Cisco Engineer
4 253 (13.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 249 (13.36%) Network Security Engineer
6 239 (12.82%) Senior Network Engineer
7 169 (9.07%) Consultant
8 158 (8.48%) Support Engineer
9 152 (8.15%) Analyst
10 131 (7.03%) Architect
11 117 (6.28%) Network Support
12 107 (5.74%) Network Consultant
13 106 (5.69%) Juniper Engineer
14 97 (5.20%) Security Consultant
15 94 (5.04%) Network Support Engineer
16 87 (4.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
17 83 (4.45%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
18 81 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 76 (4.08%) Administrator
19 76 (4.08%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (2.68%) 802.1X
2 35 (1.88%) Web Services
3 28 (1.50%) RabbitMQ
4 23 (1.23%) ActiveMQ
5 20 (1.07%) Middleware
6 19 (1.02%) SOAP
7 18 (0.97%) CSS
7 18 (0.97%) REST
8 15 (0.80%) LAMP
8 15 (0.80%) XML
9 14 (0.75%) LAPP Stack
10 12 (0.64%) J2EE
11 9 (0.48%) JSON
12 8 (0.43%) JMS
12 8 (0.43%) Kafka
12 8 (0.43%) LEMP Stack
12 8 (0.43%) MCollective
13 6 (0.32%) Spring
14 5 (0.27%) HTML
15 4 (0.21%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 446 (23.93%) Data Centre
2 94 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
3 76 (4.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 46 (2.47%) Management Information System
5 43 (2.31%) Clustering
6 42 (2.25%) Computer Science
7 40 (2.15%) Driving Licence
8 29 (1.56%) RSA SecurID
9 27 (1.45%) iPad
9 27 (1.45%) IPTV
10 24 (1.29%) Visualisation
11 21 (1.13%) PKI
12 20 (1.07%) Public Cloud
13 19 (1.02%) Replication
14 17 (0.91%) Algorithms
14 17 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
14 17 (0.91%) Statistics
15 16 (0.86%) Over-the-Top Content
16 14 (0.75%) FlexPod
16 14 (0.75%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 455 (24.41%) Linux
2 406 (21.78%) Windows
3 186 (9.98%) Unix
4 154 (8.26%) Windows Server
5 113 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 113 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 86 (4.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 80 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 69 (3.70%) Solaris
9 56 (3.00%) CentOS
10 46 (2.47%) Windows 2000
11 41 (2.20%) Ubuntu
12 17 (0.91%) Debian
13 16 (0.86%) VyOS
14 9 (0.48%) Windows 8
15 8 (0.43%) Android
16 4 (0.21%) CatOS
16 4 (0.21%) Windows 7
17 3 (0.16%) Windows 10
17 3 (0.16%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 492 (26.39%) Load Balancing
2 345 (18.51%) ITIL
3 181 (9.71%) Network Design
4 174 (9.33%) Presales
5 164 (8.80%) High Availability
6 149 (7.99%) Service Delivery
7 116 (6.22%) Network Monitoring
8 111 (5.95%) Mentoring
9 104 (5.58%) DevOps
10 96 (5.15%) Information Security
10 96 (5.15%) Network Management
11 85 (4.56%) Change Management
12 81 (4.35%) Project Management
13 77 (4.13%) Agile Software Development
14 76 (4.08%) Network Architecture
15 71 (3.81%) SIEM
16 68 (3.65%) PRINCE2
17 62 (3.33%) Configuration Management
18 60 (3.22%) Data Protection
19 58 (3.11%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 170 (9.12%) Python
2 131 (7.03%) Perl
3 126 (6.76%) Bash Shell
4 116 (6.22%) Ruby
5 72 (3.86%) PowerShell
6 59 (3.17%) SQL
7 43 (2.31%) Java
8 21 (1.13%) C
9 18 (0.97%) PHP
10 17 (0.91%) Tcl
11 15 (0.80%) Shell Script
12 12 (0.64%) VB
13 7 (0.38%) JavaScript
14 6 (0.32%) C++
15 5 (0.27%) AWK
15 5 (0.27%) Korn
15 5 (0.27%) sed
16 3 (0.16%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.16%) VBScript
17 2 (0.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 985 (52.84%) Cisco Certification
2 766 (41.09%) CCNP
3 357 (19.15%) CCNA
4 336 (18.03%) CCIE
5 177 (9.50%) CCSE
6 141 (7.56%) Degree
7 126 (6.76%) Security Cleared
8 125 (6.71%) CCDP
9 118 (6.33%) CCSA
10 105 (5.63%) SC Cleared
11 95 (5.10%) CCSP
12 79 (4.24%) CCDA
13 75 (4.02%) JNCIP
14 71 (3.81%) JNCIA
15 56 (3.00%) JNCIS
16 50 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
17 40 (2.15%) CCVP
17 40 (2.15%) JNCIE
18 37 (1.98%) CISSP
19 34 (1.82%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (7.56%) SLA
2 45 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 38 (2.04%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.75%) QA
5 9 (0.48%) ISO 8583
6 8 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.32%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.16%) COBIT
9 2 (0.11%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.11%) SAS 70
10 1 (0.054%) GPG13
10 1 (0.054%) ISO27002
10 1 (0.054%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 270 (14.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 164 (8.80%) Active Directory
3 72 (3.86%) vSphere
4 55 (2.95%) Hyper-V
5 34 (1.82%) Docker
6 32 (1.72%) XenApp
7 31 (1.66%) Firmware
8 27 (1.45%) XenDesktop
9 24 (1.29%) ProxySG
10 20 (1.07%) vCloud
11 17 (0.91%) Varnish
12 16 (0.86%) Squid
12 16 (0.86%) Terminal Services
13 15 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
14 14 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
15 13 (0.70%) Forefront TMG
16 9 (0.48%) iptables
17 8 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 8 (0.43%) Xen
18 7 (0.38%) KVM
Systems Management
1 143 (7.67%) Nagios
2 120 (6.44%) Opscode Chef
3 95 (5.10%) Cacti
4 89 (4.77%) Puppet
5 77 (4.13%) Salt
6 72 (3.86%) SolarWinds Orion
7 63 (3.38%) Cisco CUCM
7 63 (3.38%) FortiGate
8 61 (3.27%) Cisco Prime
9 51 (2.74%) Ansible
10 39 (2.09%) Graphite
11 38 (2.04%) Opsview
12 30 (1.61%) Grafana
13 22 (1.18%) SCCM
14 20 (1.07%) HP NNM
14 20 (1.07%) OpenView
15 16 (0.86%) Netcool
15 16 (0.86%) SCOM
16 15 (0.80%) OpenNMS
17 14 (0.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1486 (79.72%) Cisco
2 803 (43.08%) CheckPoint
3 791 (42.44%) Juniper
4 433 (23.23%) VMware
5 401 (21.51%) Palo Alto
6 262 (14.06%) Microsoft
7 256 (13.73%) Blue Coat
8 187 (10.03%) Riverbed
9 183 (9.82%) SolarWinds
10 176 (9.44%) HP
11 149 (7.99%) Citrix
12 146 (7.83%) Fortinet
13 125 (6.71%) Red Hat
14 105 (5.63%) Intel Security
15 89 (4.77%) EMC
16 81 (4.35%) Brocade
17 79 (4.24%) Sourcefire
18 70 (3.76%) Oracle
19 62 (3.33%) Extreme Networks
20 54 (2.90%) Forcepoint
Worcester, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary plus strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 20 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: NEG
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50000 - 70000 + shift allowance + car + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum + Car
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £60,000 per annum + £6,000 Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35k - 70k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Newmarket, Suffolk
Ashdown IT
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benfits & training
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: Negotiable salary + Car
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: Competitive Salary DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 4 days ago