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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 277 395 353
Rank change year-on-year
+118 -42
Permanent jobs citing F5 1107 750 782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.05% 0.63% 0.72%
As % of the Vendors category 2.23% 1.36% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 821 619 598
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 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +2.10%

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
49602 55202 52360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 46.96% 46.69% 47.90%
Number of salaries quoted 39937 44725 42809
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 £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +132 1055 £52,500 +5.00% 95
London +136 468 £55,000 +10.00% 42
South East +58 333 £50,000 +6.38% 24
City of London +95 169 £57,500 +9.52% 17
Berkshire +11 154 £58,250 +16.50% 9
Reading +7 94 £57,500 +15.00% 5
Yorkshire +28 92 £50,000 -4.76% 8
West Yorkshire +53 80 £55,000 -4.34% 4
Leeds +52 71 £55,750 -3.04% 3
East of England +52 64 £40,500 -29.56% 7
Hampshire +46 54 £55,000 +12.24% 3
Surrey +38 45 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Buckinghamshire +31 37 £50,000 +25.00% 5
West Midlands +29 36 £46,250 -18.85% 9
Scotland +37 28 £52,500 +61.53% 2
Birmingham +6 28 £45,500 -20.17% 4
Milton Keynes +8 27 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Fareham - 24 £60,000 - 2
South West -10 23 £60,750 +6.57% 2
East Midlands +20 22 £45,000 -10.00% 1
East Sussex +19 17 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Suffolk - 16 £25,000 - 1
Hertfordshire +11 15 £52,500 -8.69% 4
Edinburgh +24 14 £50,000 -
Bedfordshire +14 14 £50,000 -20.00% 1
Bristol -1 13 £65,000 +14.03%
Glasgow - 13 £60,000 - 1
Essex +15 12 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Northamptonshire - 12 £45,000 -
Northampton - 12 £45,000 -

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1748 (84.98%) Cisco
2 1307 (63.54%) Firewall
3 1107 (53.82%) Cisco Certification
4 976 (47.45%) Juniper
5 893 (43.41%) CheckPoint
6 757 (36.80%) CCNP
7 674 (32.77%) Cisco ASA
8 620 (30.14%) BGP
9 609 (29.61%) WAN
10 556 (27.03%) Cisco Nexus
11 555 (26.98%) MPLS
12 548 (26.64%) LAN
13 533 (25.91%) Load Balancing
14 528 (25.67%) OSPF
15 493 (23.97%) Network Security
16 487 (23.68%) Data Centre
17 460 (22.36%) ITIL
18 455 (22.12%) CCNA
19 405 (19.69%) Finance
20 392 (19.06%) Linux
21 381 (18.52%) VPN
22 377 (18.33%) Windows
23 376 (18.28%) VMware
24 373 (18.13%) TCP/IP
25 340 (16.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
26 339 (16.48%) Wireless
27 331 (16.09%) CCIE
28 320 (15.56%) HP
29 307 (14.92%) EIGRP
30 283 (13.76%) Network Design

F5
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 82 (3.99%) IIS
2 75 (3.65%) Lync
3 68 (3.31%) MS Exchange
4 44 (2.14%) Apache
5 37 (1.80%) JBoss
6 36 (1.75%) Tomcat
7 34 (1.65%) WebSphere
8 31 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2010
9 26 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
10 23 (1.12%) OpenStack
11 19 (0.92%) SharePoint
12 17 (0.83%) WebLogic
13 12 (0.58%) GlassFish
14 10 (0.49%) nginx
15 9 (0.44%) Confluence
16 8 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
17 7 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
17 7 (0.34%) CMS
17 7 (0.34%) CICS
18 6 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 125 (6.08%) MS Excel
2 45 (2.19%) MS Visio
3 30 (1.46%) MS Office
4 5 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.097%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (0.92%) Oracle Applications
1 19 (0.92%) Summit
2 14 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.097%) RMDS
4 2 (0.097%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.097%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 47 (2.28%) Office 365
2 44 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (1.12%) IaaS
4 16 (0.78%) SaaS
5 14 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.58%) IBM SmartCloud
6 12 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
7 9 (0.44%) PaaS
8 8 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.097%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.049%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 1307 (63.54%) Firewall
2 674 (32.77%) Cisco ASA
3 620 (30.14%) BGP
4 609 (29.61%) WAN
5 556 (27.03%) Cisco Nexus
6 555 (26.98%) MPLS
7 548 (26.64%) LAN
8 528 (25.67%) OSPF
9 493 (23.97%) Network Security
10 381 (18.52%) VPN
11 373 (18.13%) TCP/IP
12 340 (16.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 339 (16.48%) Wireless
14 307 (14.92%) EIGRP
15 281 (13.66%) DNS
16 253 (12.30%) BIG-IP
17 226 (10.99%) SSL
18 205 (9.97%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
19 184 (8.95%) Cisco IOS
20 173 (8.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (3.94%) SQL Server
2 37 (1.80%) MySQL
3 19 (0.92%) Relational Database
4 17 (0.83%) Oracle Database
5 16 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (0.49%) NoSQL
7 9 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (0.39%) DB2
8 8 (0.39%) Redis
9 7 (0.34%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (0.29%) Riak
11 3 (0.15%) Couchbase
11 3 (0.15%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.097%) SQLPlus
12 2 (0.097%) Oracle9i Database
12 2 (0.097%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.049%) QlikView
13 1 (0.049%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.049%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 23 (1.12%) Subversion
2 20 (0.97%) Git (software)
3 19 (0.92%) Jenkins
4 12 (0.58%) JIRA
5 9 (0.44%) Hudson
5 9 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 8 (0.39%) Rational Performance Tester
7 7 (0.34%) QuickTest Pro
7 7 (0.34%) LoadRunner
8 4 (0.19%) Ant
9 3 (0.15%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.097%) Maven
10 2 (0.097%) RSpec
10 2 (0.097%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.049%) MSI
General
1 405 (19.69%) Finance
2 154 (7.49%) Telecoms
3 102 (4.96%) Banking
4 41 (1.99%) Retail
5 38 (1.85%) Manufacturing
6 33 (1.60%) Marketing
6 33 (1.60%) Law
7 26 (1.26%) Legal
8 22 (1.07%) Electronics
9 21 (1.02%) Advertising
10 15 (0.73%) Games
11 13 (0.63%) Back Office
12 11 (0.53%) Publishing
12 11 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (0.49%) Financial Institution
13 10 (0.49%) Online Betting
14 9 (0.44%) Billing
15 7 (0.34%) Local Government
16 6 (0.29%) French Language
16 6 (0.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 898 (43.66%) Network Engineer
2 255 (12.40%) Senior Network Engineer
3 238 (11.57%) Consultant
4 230 (11.18%) Architect
5 195 (9.48%) Security Engineer
6 186 (9.04%) Network Architect
7 125 (6.08%) Support Engineer
8 123 (5.98%) Network Security Engineer
9 117 (5.69%) Network Support
10 112 (5.44%) Network Consultant
11 111 (5.40%) Analyst
12 83 (4.04%) Cisco Engineer
13 82 (3.99%) Network Support Engineer
14 73 (3.55%) Senior Consultant
14 73 (3.55%) Security Consultant
15 60 (2.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
16 58 (2.82%) Technical Consultant
17 57 (2.77%) Administrator
18 54 (2.63%) Security Analyst
19 52 (2.53%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (1.90%) CSS
2 28 (1.36%) Web Services
3 22 (1.07%) Middleware
4 18 (0.88%) RESTful
5 17 (0.83%) SOAP
6 16 (0.78%) XML
7 14 (0.68%) Java EE
8 12 (0.58%) HTML
8 12 (0.58%) LAMP
8 12 (0.58%) XMPP
9 11 (0.53%) Memcached
10 8 (0.39%) .NET
11 5 (0.24%) WSDL
11 5 (0.24%) J2EE
12 4 (0.19%) MAPI
12 4 (0.19%) Spring
12 4 (0.19%) RabbitMQ
13 3 (0.15%) AppFabric
13 3 (0.15%) ActiveMQ
14 2 (0.097%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 487 (23.68%) Data Centre
2 103 (5.01%) Analytical Skills
3 62 (3.01%) Management Information System
4 50 (2.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 45 (2.19%) Computer Science
6 37 (1.80%) Statistics
7 26 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
8 21 (1.02%) PKI
9 18 (0.88%) Blackberry
10 17 (0.83%) FlexPod
11 16 (0.78%) Replication
12 15 (0.73%) Public Cloud
13 14 (0.68%) DTV
14 13 (0.63%) CMDB
15 12 (0.58%) Private Cloud
15 12 (0.58%) User Experience
15 12 (0.58%) Hedge funds
16 11 (0.53%) Fat Client
16 11 (0.53%) Digital Media
16 11 (0.53%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 392 (19.06%) Linux
2 377 (18.33%) Windows
3 180 (8.75%) UNIX
4 95 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 86 (4.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 81 (3.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 62 (3.01%) Windows Server 2012
8 56 (2.72%) Solaris
9 23 (1.12%) CentOS
10 21 (1.02%) Windows 2000
11 12 (0.58%) Ubuntu
12 11 (0.53%) Windows 8
13 6 (0.29%) Windows XP
14 5 (0.24%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.19%) Debian
15 4 (0.19%) Android
16 2 (0.097%) VMS
16 2 (0.097%) CoreOS
17 1 (0.049%) Windows Vista
17 1 (0.049%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 533 (25.91%) Load Balancing
2 460 (22.36%) ITIL
3 283 (13.76%) Network Design
4 158 (7.68%) Service Delivery
5 124 (6.03%) Network Management
6 120 (5.83%) Network Monitoring
7 95 (4.62%) Agile Software Development
8 92 (4.47%) Incident Management
9 91 (4.42%) Disaster Recovery
10 90 (4.38%) Change Management
11 86 (4.18%) E-Commerce
12 82 (3.99%) Information Security
12 82 (3.99%) Mentoring
13 74 (3.60%) Project Management
14 67 (3.26%) PRINCE2
15 64 (3.11%) Migration
16 58 (2.82%) Root Cause Analysis
17 56 (2.72%) Kalman Filter
17 56 (2.72%) Security Architecture
17 56 (2.72%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (3.74%) Perl
2 73 (3.55%) PowerShell
3 69 (3.35%) SQL
4 42 (2.04%) Java
5 41 (1.99%) Python
5 41 (1.99%) Bash Shell
6 18 (0.88%) Shell Script
6 18 (0.88%) PHP
7 16 (0.78%) Ruby
8 14 (0.68%) Korn
9 11 (0.53%) VB
10 9 (0.44%) C
11 7 (0.34%) COBOL
11 7 (0.34%) JavaScript
11 7 (0.34%) REXX
11 7 (0.34%) JCL
12 5 (0.24%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.19%) C++
14 3 (0.15%) Ada
15 2 (0.097%) C#
Qualifications
1 1107 (53.82%) Cisco Certification
2 757 (36.80%) CCNP
3 455 (22.12%) CCNA
4 331 (16.09%) CCIE
5 182 (8.85%) Security Cleared
6 167 (8.12%) CCSE
7 165 (8.02%) Degree
8 157 (7.63%) SC Cleared
9 118 (5.74%) CCSA
10 72 (3.50%) CCDP
11 62 (3.01%) ITIL Certification
12 59 (2.87%) JNCIP
13 57 (2.77%) CISSP
14 52 (2.53%) CCSP
15 35 (1.70%) CCIP
16 31 (1.51%) JNCIS
16 31 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
17 30 (1.46%) HP ASE
18 29 (1.41%) CCDA
19 27 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 177 (8.60%) SLA
2 64 (3.11%) PCI DSS
3 50 (2.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (1.22%) QA
5 13 (0.63%) COBIT
6 10 (0.49%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.19%) BS7799
8 4 (0.19%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 257 (12.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 137 (6.66%) Active Directory
3 59 (2.87%) Hyper-V
4 57 (2.77%) VMware ESX
5 52 (2.53%) vSphere
6 27 (1.31%) XenServer
7 24 (1.17%) VMware Workstation
8 22 (1.07%) ProxySG
9 20 (0.97%) Firmware
10 15 (0.73%) vCloud
11 14 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
12 11 (0.53%) NFS
13 8 (0.39%) Varnish
13 8 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
14 7 (0.34%) XenApp
14 7 (0.34%) iptables
14 7 (0.34%) RACF
15 6 (0.29%) Terminal Services
16 5 (0.24%) KVM
17 4 (0.19%) Snort
Systems Management
1 73 (3.55%) CiscoWorks
2 47 (2.28%) Puppet
3 42 (2.04%) FortiGate
4 39 (1.90%) Cisco Prime
5 36 (1.75%) Nagios
6 34 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
7 30 (1.46%) Cacti
8 27 (1.31%) Ansible
9 25 (1.22%) SCCM
10 23 (1.12%) SCOM
11 16 (0.78%) Cisco CUCM
12 15 (0.73%) SolarWinds Orion
13 12 (0.58%) OpenView
13 12 (0.58%) HAProxy
14 11 (0.53%) OpenNMS
14 11 (0.53%) Legato
15 10 (0.49%) Cisco UCCX
16 9 (0.44%) Cisco UCCE
16 9 (0.44%) OPNET
16 9 (0.44%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 1748 (84.98%) Cisco
2 976 (47.45%) Juniper
3 893 (43.41%) CheckPoint
4 376 (18.28%) VMware
5 320 (15.56%) HP
6 267 (12.98%) Blue Coat
7 243 (11.81%) Microsoft
8 242 (11.76%) Riverbed
9 185 (8.99%) Fortinet
10 182 (8.85%) Citrix
11 163 (7.92%) SolarWinds
12 114 (5.54%) McAfee
13 97 (4.72%) Red Hat
14 92 (4.47%) EMC
15 78 (3.79%) Avaya
16 76 (3.69%) Oracle
17 73 (3.55%) Sourcefire
18 63 (3.06%) NetApp
19 54 (2.63%) Nokia
20 48 (2.33%) Brocade
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