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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
UK
Rank 343 329 366
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +37
Permanent jobs citing F5 727 948 871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.88% 0.94% 0.83%
As % of the Vendors category 1.99% 2.07% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 530 718 702
Median salary £50,000 £50,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.99% -3.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £68,800
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
36472 45723 50143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.94% 45.55% 47.85%
Number of salaries quoted 29415 37411 41153
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -9 670 £50,500 -2.88% 64
South East +18 243 £50,000 - 11
London +19 241 £61,500 +2.50% 28
Berkshire -11 87 £55,000 +8.91% 2
Reading +9 71 £55,000 +8.91% 1
Yorkshire -9 51 £45,000 -10.00% 5
City of London +53 46 £58,750 -6.00% 9
Hampshire +36 43 £50,000 - 3
East of England -33 43 £50,000 -4.76% 6
Surrey +41 41 £60,000 +14.28% 4
West Yorkshire +7 34 £52,500 +5.00% 5
West Midlands +17 33 £47,500 - 4
Leeds +10 31 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Scotland +36 28 £47,500 -5.00% 3
South West +27 24 £50,000 -9.09% 6
Oxfordshire +45 23 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Oxford +47 20 £40,000 -27.27%
Edinburgh +19 17 £62,500 +25.00% 3
North Yorkshire +11 17 £35,925 -24.36%
West Sussex -16 17 £62,500 +25.00%
North West -21 17 £45,000 +11.45% 1
Buckinghamshire +23 16 £64,000 +42.22% 1
Wales +13 16 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Bedfordshire -10 15 £50,000 -6.97%
East Midlands -12 15 £45,750 +1.66% 1
Herefordshire - 15 £45,000 -
South Wales +19 14 £45,000 -10.00%
Basingstoke +11 14 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Manchester -24 14 £46,000 +13.93% 1
Kent +22 13 £43,000 +16.21%

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 1270 (81.67%) Cisco
2 945 (60.77%) Firewall
3 808 (51.96%) Cisco Certification
4 757 (48.68%) CheckPoint
5 709 (45.59%) Juniper
6 563 (36.21%) CCNP
7 429 (27.59%) WAN
8 428 (27.52%) Palo Alto
9 414 (26.62%) LAN
10 410 (26.37%) MPLS
11 390 (25.08%) Cisco ASA
12 366 (23.54%) Network Security
13 362 (23.28%) BGP
14 348 (22.38%) Data Centre
15 340 (21.86%) OSPF
16 337 (21.67%) Cisco Nexus
17 329 (21.16%) Load Balancing
18 327 (21.03%) VPN
19 325 (20.90%) Finance
20 317 (20.39%) CCNA
21 315 (20.26%) Linux
22 310 (19.94%) ITIL
23 306 (19.68%) Windows
24 281 (18.07%) Wireless
25 278 (17.88%) TCP/IP
26 267 (17.17%) VMware
27 258 (16.59%) DNS
28 235 (15.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
29 230 (14.79%) Fortinet
30 226 (14.53%) 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 52 (3.34%) MS Exchange
2 51 (3.28%) Apache
3 45 (2.89%) Skype for Business
4 39 (2.51%) Tomcat
5 37 (2.38%) JBoss
6 36 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2010
7 28 (1.80%) IIS
8 25 (1.61%) WebLogic
9 22 (1.41%) SharePoint
10 15 (0.96%) OpenStack
11 13 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
11 13 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
12 11 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
13 9 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 8 (0.51%) WebSphere
15 5 (0.32%) nginx
16 4 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2000
16 4 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
16 4 (0.26%) GlassFish
17 3 (0.19%) CMS
Applications
1 36 (2.32%) MS Excel
2 29 (1.86%) MS Office
3 24 (1.54%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.19%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.064%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (0.26%) assyst
2 2 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.064%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 60 (3.86%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (1.67%) IaaS
3 26 (1.67%) Office 365
3 26 (1.67%) SaaS
4 15 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (0.90%) PaaS
6 8 (0.51%) Akamai
7 7 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.39%) Bluemix
8 6 (0.39%) IBM Cloud
9 4 (0.26%) iTunes
9 4 (0.26%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.064%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 945 (60.77%) Firewall
2 429 (27.59%) WAN
3 414 (26.62%) LAN
4 410 (26.37%) MPLS
5 390 (25.08%) Cisco ASA
6 366 (23.54%) Network Security
7 362 (23.28%) BGP
8 340 (21.86%) OSPF
9 337 (21.67%) Cisco Nexus
10 327 (21.03%) VPN
11 281 (18.07%) Wireless
12 278 (17.88%) TCP/IP
13 258 (16.59%) DNS
14 235 (15.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 174 (11.19%) Cisco IOS
16 165 (10.61%) BIG-IP
17 159 (10.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
18 154 (9.90%) EIGRP
19 137 (8.81%) DHCP
20 134 (8.62%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (4.31%) SQL Server
2 19 (1.22%) MySQL
3 13 (0.84%) NoSQL
3 13 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (0.58%) MongoDB
5 7 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (0.39%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.19%) Redis
9 3 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.13%) Big Data
10 2 (0.13%) DB2
10 2 (0.13%) Informix
11 1 (0.064%) GIS
11 1 (0.064%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.064%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 36 (2.32%) Git (software)
2 27 (1.74%) Jenkins
3 16 (1.03%) Sonatype Nexus
4 10 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (0.32%) JIRA
5 5 (0.32%) Maven
6 4 (0.26%) Ant
6 4 (0.26%) Hudson
7 3 (0.19%) Travis CI
8 2 (0.13%) Subversion
9 1 (0.064%) Bower
9 1 (0.064%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.064%) Firebug
9 1 (0.064%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.064%) Gradle
9 1 (0.064%) Grunt
9 1 (0.064%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.064%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.064%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.064%) Mocha
General
1 325 (20.90%) Finance
2 141 (9.07%) Telecoms
3 120 (7.72%) Banking
4 43 (2.77%) Retail
5 39 (2.51%) German Language
6 36 (2.32%) Games
7 24 (1.54%) Advertising
7 24 (1.54%) Back Office
8 22 (1.41%) Investment Banking
8 22 (1.41%) Publishing
9 20 (1.29%) French Language
10 11 (0.71%) Online Betting
11 10 (0.64%) Billing
11 10 (0.64%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.58%) Legal
12 9 (0.58%) Manufacturing
12 9 (0.58%) Marketing
12 9 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.45%) Law
13 7 (0.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 711 (45.72%) Network Engineer
2 203 (13.05%) Security Engineer
3 200 (12.86%) Senior Network Engineer
4 171 (11.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 157 (10.10%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 147 (9.45%) Architect
7 142 (9.13%) Consultant
8 129 (8.30%) Analyst
9 122 (7.85%) Network Security Engineer
10 112 (7.20%) Juniper Engineer
11 81 (5.21%) Support Engineer
12 77 (4.95%) Network Consultant
13 76 (4.89%) Network Analyst
13 76 (4.89%) Security Consultant
14 73 (4.69%) Network Architect
15 69 (4.44%) Firewall Engineer
15 69 (4.44%) Network Support
16 60 (3.86%) Senior Cisco Engineer
17 58 (3.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 55 (3.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (4.18%) 802.1X
2 32 (2.06%) Middleware
3 27 (1.74%) J2EE
4 19 (1.22%) Web Services
5 18 (1.16%) .NET
6 15 (0.96%) HTML
7 12 (0.77%) XML
8 8 (0.51%) LAMP
8 8 (0.51%) SAML
9 7 (0.45%) Regular Expression
10 6 (0.39%) Node.js
10 6 (0.39%) SOAP
11 5 (0.32%) AngularJS
11 5 (0.32%) CSS
11 5 (0.32%) FIX Protocol
11 5 (0.32%) jQuery
11 5 (0.32%) React
12 4 (0.26%) CGI
12 4 (0.26%) MAPI
13 3 (0.19%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 348 (22.38%) Data Centre
2 79 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 73 (4.69%) Clustering
4 54 (3.47%) Management Information System
5 52 (3.34%) Computer Science
6 35 (2.25%) Security Operations Centre
7 32 (2.06%) PKI
8 26 (1.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 24 (1.54%) CMDB
10 21 (1.35%) Fintech
11 20 (1.29%) Driving Licence
12 16 (1.03%) Replication
13 15 (0.96%) User Experience
14 12 (0.77%) RSA SecurID
15 10 (0.64%) Data Conversion
16 9 (0.58%) Virtual Team
17 8 (0.51%) DataPower
17 8 (0.51%) iPad
17 8 (0.51%) Statistics
18 7 (0.45%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 315 (20.26%) Linux
2 306 (19.68%) Windows
3 179 (11.51%) Unix
4 119 (7.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 102 (6.56%) Windows Server
6 83 (5.34%) Solaris
7 71 (4.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 67 (4.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 57 (3.67%) Windows 2000
10 26 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (0.77%) Windows 7
12 9 (0.58%) CentOS
12 9 (0.58%) VyOS
13 7 (0.45%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.32%) Windows 10
15 4 (0.26%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.19%) AIX
16 3 (0.19%) VMS
16 3 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 329 (21.16%) Load Balancing
2 310 (19.94%) ITIL
3 178 (11.45%) Presales
4 153 (9.84%) Network Design
5 115 (7.40%) Change Control
6 103 (6.62%) Service Delivery
7 101 (6.50%) Risk Management
8 98 (6.30%) High Availability
9 94 (6.05%) Network Monitoring
10 92 (5.92%) Information Security
11 85 (5.47%) Project Management
12 79 (5.08%) Mentoring
13 73 (4.69%) Network Management
14 72 (4.63%) Change Management
15 68 (4.37%) Problem Management
16 67 (4.31%) Kalman Filter
17 55 (3.54%) Line Management
18 53 (3.41%) Service Management
19 51 (3.28%) ITIL V3
20 46 (2.96%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 95 (6.11%) PowerShell
2 77 (4.95%) SQL
3 72 (4.63%) Perl
4 48 (3.09%) Python
5 35 (2.25%) Java
6 30 (1.93%) Bash Shell
7 18 (1.16%) JavaScript
8 17 (1.09%) Ruby
9 14 (0.90%) C
10 13 (0.84%) PHP
11 9 (0.58%) Lisp
12 8 (0.51%) C++
13 6 (0.39%) Shell Script
13 6 (0.39%) VBScript
14 3 (0.19%) R
14 3 (0.19%) VB
15 2 (0.13%) Go
16 1 (0.064%) C#
16 1 (0.064%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 808 (51.96%) Cisco Certification
2 563 (36.21%) CCNP
3 317 (20.39%) CCNA
4 226 (14.53%) CCIE
5 114 (7.33%) Security Cleared
6 104 (6.69%) Degree
7 87 (5.59%) CCSE
8 62 (3.99%) CCSA
8 62 (3.99%) SC Cleared
9 51 (3.28%) JNCIS
10 42 (2.70%) CCDP
11 40 (2.57%) JNCIA
12 38 (2.44%) CISSP
13 33 (2.12%) CCSP
14 31 (1.99%) JNCIP
15 29 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
16 27 (1.74%) DV Cleared
17 26 (1.67%) MCSE
18 24 (1.54%) CCDA
19 21 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (6.75%) SLA
2 89 (5.72%) PCI DSS
3 35 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (1.09%) QA
5 9 (0.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 8 (0.51%) GPG13
7 5 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.13%) ISO27002
9 1 (0.064%) COBIT
9 1 (0.064%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.064%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 211 (13.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 152 (9.77%) Active Directory
3 87 (5.59%) Hyper-V
4 41 (2.64%) XenApp
5 35 (2.25%) Forefront TMG
6 34 (2.19%) Firmware
6 34 (2.19%) ProxySG
7 25 (1.61%) vSphere
8 19 (1.22%) ISA Server
9 18 (1.16%) Terminal Services
9 18 (1.16%) VMware ESX
9 18 (1.16%) VMware Workstation
10 16 (1.03%) XenDesktop
11 13 (0.84%) OpenSIPS
12 12 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
13 8 (0.51%) Docker
14 7 (0.45%) Xen
15 6 (0.39%) iptables
15 6 (0.39%) NFS
15 6 (0.39%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 87 (5.59%) FortiGate
2 63 (4.05%) Puppet
3 57 (3.67%) Cisco Prime
4 39 (2.51%) Opscode Chef
5 36 (2.32%) Ansible
6 34 (2.19%) SCOM
7 32 (2.06%) SCCM
8 25 (1.61%) SolarWinds Orion
9 24 (1.54%) Nagios
10 18 (1.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 18 (1.16%) MOM
10 18 (1.16%) WSUS
11 17 (1.09%) Microsoft Clustering
12 16 (1.03%) TrustSec
13 15 (0.96%) CFEngine
13 15 (0.96%) Salt
14 14 (0.90%) QRadar
15 13 (0.84%) Cacti
15 13 (0.84%) Cisco CUCM
16 12 (0.77%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 1270 (81.67%) Cisco
2 757 (48.68%) CheckPoint
3 709 (45.59%) Juniper
4 428 (27.52%) Palo Alto
5 267 (17.17%) VMware
6 230 (14.79%) Fortinet
7 214 (13.76%) Blue Coat
8 189 (12.15%) Microsoft
9 160 (10.29%) HP
10 138 (8.87%) SolarWinds
11 132 (8.49%) Riverbed
12 115 (7.40%) Citrix
13 106 (6.82%) Brocade
14 102 (6.56%) Sourcefire
15 77 (4.95%) Intel Security
16 70 (4.50%) Red Hat
17 64 (4.12%) Extreme Networks
18 62 (3.99%) Crossbeam
19 56 (3.60%) Aruba
19 56 (3.60%) Cyber-Ark
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £66,000 per annum excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £52000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Harris Global
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10% + On Call
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
London
83Zero
Salary: From £65,000 to £65,000 per annum £65k + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Car + pension + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Pension, 30 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
The North Starr
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Salary: £37428 - £42991 per annum + up to 10k + 35% shift
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Square One Resources
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £48000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newmarket, Suffolk
Ashdown IT
Salary: £24000 - £34000 per annum + benefits+certified training
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £5000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Newmarket, Suffolk
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits + training
Posted: 6 days ago