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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 341 361 335
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -26
Permanent jobs citing F5 827 915 1027
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.87% 0.84% 0.90%
As % of the Vendors category 2.00% 1.83% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 628 713 835
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £39,800
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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
41433 49937 54157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.60% 45.69% 47.37%
Number of salaries quoted 33342 40963 42860
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £71,500
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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +23 760 £55,000 +4.76% 68
London +16 290 £60,000 +9.09% 26
South East +60 253 £52,500 +5.00% 18
Berkshire +51 107 £60,000 +9.09% 5
Reading +39 76 £60,000 +14.28% 4
East of England 0 57 £45,000 -8.16% 8
Yorkshire +10 44 £45,000 -25.00% 2
West Midlands -24 44 £47,500 +4.39% 2
Kent +54 43 £35,000 -12.50%
West Yorkshire +12 41 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Surrey +43 38 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Leeds +20 34 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Hertfordshire +17 30 £37,500 -31.81% 1
Buckinghamshire +15 30 £67,500 +22.72% 4
South West -9 28 £42,500 -5.55% 8
Birmingham -32 28 £43,750 -14.63% 1
Hayes +6 27 £40,000 -23.80%
City of London +9 26 £65,000 +15.04% 4
Scotland +24 25 £40,000 -27.27% 6
North West -9 25 £47,500 -32.14% 3
Folkestone - 23 £35,000 -
South Wales +16 20 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Wales +12 20 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Hampshire +11 20 £47,500 -16.66% 5
Reigate +22 18 £52,500 +5.00%
Bristol +11 16 £44,000 +3.52% 5
Bedfordshire +11 15 £53,750 +2.38% 5
Edinburgh +16 14 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Cardiff +16 13 £57,500 +53.33% 1
Glasgow +24 11 £48,750 - 4

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 1276 (81.12%) Cisco
2 1018 (64.72%) Firewall
3 760 (48.32%) CheckPoint
4 758 (48.19%) Cisco Certification
5 673 (42.78%) Juniper
6 577 (36.68%) CCNP
7 451 (28.67%) Cisco ASA
8 427 (27.15%) Network Security
9 418 (26.57%) WAN
10 393 (24.98%) LAN
11 380 (24.16%) VPN
12 378 (24.03%) Palo Alto
13 371 (23.59%) ITIL
14 368 (23.39%) Linux
15 364 (23.14%) MPLS
16 360 (22.89%) VMware
17 356 (22.63%) BGP
18 353 (22.44%) Cisco Nexus
19 350 (22.25%) Windows
20 339 (21.55%) Data Centre
21 334 (21.23%) Load Balancing
22 323 (20.53%) OSPF
23 309 (19.64%) CCNA
24 308 (19.58%) TCP/IP
25 301 (19.14%) Finance
26 272 (17.29%) Wireless
27 264 (16.78%) DNS
27 264 (16.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
28 235 (14.94%) VMware Infrastructure
29 227 (14.43%) 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 58 (3.69%) IIS
2 51 (3.24%) Apache
3 44 (2.80%) Skype for Business
4 41 (2.61%) MS Exchange
5 31 (1.97%) OpenStack
6 28 (1.78%) Tomcat
7 26 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
8 15 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
9 14 (0.89%) nginx
10 13 (0.83%) JBoss
10 13 (0.83%) WebLogic
11 10 (0.64%) SharePoint
12 6 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 5 (0.32%) Drupal
13 5 (0.32%) Lightstreamer
13 5 (0.32%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.25%) CMS
14 4 (0.25%) Confluence
15 3 (0.19%) SAS
Applications
1 59 (3.75%) MS Excel
2 33 (2.10%) MS Visio
3 19 (1.21%) MS Office
4 10 (0.64%) MS Project
5 3 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.064%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.13%) assyst
2 2 (0.13%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.064%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 78 (4.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 76 (4.83%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (2.73%) IaaS
4 42 (2.67%) SaaS
5 31 (1.97%) Office 365
6 21 (1.34%) Google Cloud Platform
7 16 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (0.70%) PaaS
9 6 (0.38%) IBM Cloud
9 6 (0.38%) Mimecast
10 5 (0.32%) Bluemix
11 2 (0.13%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.13%) iTunes
11 2 (0.13%) Nimbula
12 1 (0.064%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.064%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 1018 (64.72%) Firewall
2 451 (28.67%) Cisco ASA
3 427 (27.15%) Network Security
4 418 (26.57%) WAN
5 393 (24.98%) LAN
6 380 (24.16%) VPN
7 364 (23.14%) MPLS
8 356 (22.63%) BGP
9 353 (22.44%) Cisco Nexus
10 323 (20.53%) OSPF
11 308 (19.58%) TCP/IP
12 272 (17.29%) Wireless
13 264 (16.78%) DNS
13 264 (16.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 218 (13.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 210 (13.35%) BIG-IP
16 197 (12.52%) EIGRP
17 161 (10.24%) DHCP
18 160 (10.17%) SSL
19 151 (9.60%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (2.16%) SQL Server
2 19 (1.21%) MySQL
3 15 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (0.64%) MongoDB
5 9 (0.57%) Redis
5 9 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (0.38%) Informix
8 5 (0.32%) Big Data
8 5 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (0.32%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (0.25%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.19%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.19%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.064%) Aerospike
12 1 (0.064%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.064%) GIS
12 1 (0.064%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.064%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 46 (2.92%) Git (software)
2 43 (2.73%) Jenkins
3 18 (1.14%) Sonatype Nexus
4 14 (0.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 11 (0.70%) Subversion
6 7 (0.45%) Travis CI
7 5 (0.32%) JIRA
7 5 (0.32%) RSpec
8 3 (0.19%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.13%) Ant
9 2 (0.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.064%) Gitweb
10 1 (0.064%) JMeter
10 1 (0.064%) LoadRunner
General
1 301 (19.14%) Finance
2 101 (6.42%) Banking
3 84 (5.34%) Telecoms
4 63 (4.01%) German Language
5 49 (3.12%) French Language
6 41 (2.61%) Retail
7 26 (1.65%) Publishing
8 25 (1.59%) Back Office
8 25 (1.59%) Law
9 19 (1.21%) Manufacturing
10 18 (1.14%) Games
10 18 (1.14%) Legal
10 18 (1.14%) Spanish Language
11 17 (1.08%) Investment Banking
12 10 (0.64%) Billing
12 10 (0.64%) Financial Institution
12 10 (0.64%) Local Government
13 6 (0.38%) Advertising
14 5 (0.32%) Online Betting
14 5 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 720 (45.77%) Network Engineer
2 239 (15.19%) Security Engineer
3 225 (14.30%) Cisco Engineer
4 220 (13.99%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 215 (13.67%) Senior Network Engineer
6 165 (10.49%) Network Security Engineer
7 146 (9.28%) Support Engineer
8 128 (8.14%) Consultant
9 119 (7.57%) Architect
10 111 (7.06%) Network Support
11 106 (6.74%) Analyst
12 101 (6.42%) Juniper Engineer
13 89 (5.66%) Security Consultant
14 83 (5.28%) Network Support Engineer
15 78 (4.96%) Network Consultant
16 74 (4.70%) Senior Cisco Engineer
17 72 (4.58%) Network Architect
18 69 (4.39%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
19 62 (3.94%) Linux Engineer
20 57 (3.62%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (2.54%) 802.1X
2 25 (1.59%) Middleware
3 16 (1.02%) HTML
3 16 (1.02%) XML
4 15 (0.95%) J2EE
5 14 (0.89%) Web Services
6 12 (0.76%) Node.js
7 9 (0.57%) LAPP Stack
8 8 (0.51%) AngularJS
8 8 (0.51%) RabbitMQ
9 7 (0.45%) ActiveMQ
9 7 (0.45%) React
10 6 (0.38%) LAMP
10 6 (0.38%) Regular Expression
11 5 (0.32%) JMS
11 5 (0.32%) Kafka
11 5 (0.32%) MCollective
11 5 (0.32%) SAML
11 5 (0.32%) XMPP
12 4 (0.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 339 (21.55%) Data Centre
2 90 (5.72%) Analytical Skills
3 70 (4.45%) Management Information System
4 52 (3.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 48 (3.05%) Clustering
6 47 (2.99%) Computer Science
7 31 (1.97%) Virtual Team
8 25 (1.59%) CMDB
9 23 (1.46%) Driving Licence
10 20 (1.27%) RSA SecurID
10 20 (1.27%) Security Operations Centre
11 19 (1.21%) PKI
12 15 (0.95%) Private Cloud
13 14 (0.89%) Fintech
13 14 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
13 14 (0.89%) IPTV
13 14 (0.89%) Over-the-Top Content
13 14 (0.89%) Public Cloud
14 12 (0.76%) User Experience
15 10 (0.64%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 368 (23.39%) Linux
2 350 (22.25%) Windows
3 198 (12.59%) Unix
4 138 (8.77%) Windows Server
5 96 (6.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 80 (5.09%) Solaris
7 65 (4.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 54 (3.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 53 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 51 (3.24%) Windows 2000
11 27 (1.72%) CentOS
12 12 (0.76%) Ubuntu
13 11 (0.70%) Windows 8
14 10 (0.64%) VyOS
15 7 (0.45%) VMS
15 7 (0.45%) Windows 7
16 6 (0.38%) Debian
17 4 (0.25%) AIX
17 4 (0.25%) CatOS
18 3 (0.19%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 371 (23.59%) ITIL
2 334 (21.23%) Load Balancing
3 168 (10.68%) Presales
4 144 (9.15%) Service Delivery
5 139 (8.84%) Network Design
6 100 (6.36%) Change Management
7 99 (6.29%) Change Control
8 89 (5.66%) Information Security
9 85 (5.40%) Project Management
10 80 (5.09%) High Availability
11 76 (4.83%) Network Monitoring
12 71 (4.51%) Agile Software Development
13 67 (4.26%) DevOps
14 60 (3.81%) Mentoring
14 60 (3.81%) Problem Management
15 59 (3.75%) Network Management
16 56 (3.56%) Incident Management
17 55 (3.50%) PRINCE2
18 50 (3.18%) Configuration Management
18 50 (3.18%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 101 (6.42%) Perl
2 100 (6.36%) Python
3 92 (5.85%) PowerShell
4 68 (4.32%) Bash Shell
5 56 (3.56%) SQL
6 51 (3.24%) Ruby
7 36 (2.29%) Java
8 21 (1.34%) JavaScript
9 19 (1.21%) C
10 13 (0.83%) PHP
11 11 (0.70%) Shell Script
12 10 (0.64%) VB
13 9 (0.57%) Lisp
13 9 (0.57%) R
14 7 (0.45%) C++
15 5 (0.32%) VBScript
16 3 (0.19%) Korn
17 2 (0.13%) Go
17 2 (0.13%) Tcl
18 1 (0.064%) C#
Qualifications
1 758 (48.19%) Cisco Certification
2 577 (36.68%) CCNP
3 309 (19.64%) CCNA
4 220 (13.99%) CCIE
5 143 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 119 (7.57%) CCSE
7 114 (7.25%) Degree
8 93 (5.91%) SC Cleared
9 71 (4.51%) CCSA
10 57 (3.62%) CISSP
11 54 (3.43%) CCDP
12 43 (2.73%) JNCIS
13 42 (2.67%) JNCIP
14 39 (2.48%) CCSP
14 39 (2.48%) JNCIA
15 33 (2.10%) CCDA
16 31 (1.97%) Check Point Certification
17 29 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
18 25 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 24 (1.53%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (6.87%) SLA
2 65 (4.13%) PCI DSS
3 51 (3.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.64%) QA
5 8 (0.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 7 (0.45%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.38%) ISO 8583
8 4 (0.25%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.19%) COBIT
9 3 (0.19%) SAS 70
10 1 (0.064%) GPG13
10 1 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.064%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 235 (14.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 158 (10.04%) Active Directory
3 69 (4.39%) Hyper-V
4 43 (2.73%) XenApp
5 42 (2.67%) vSphere
6 36 (2.29%) Firmware
7 25 (1.59%) ProxySG
8 23 (1.46%) XenDesktop
9 20 (1.27%) Terminal Services
9 20 (1.27%) vCloud
9 20 (1.27%) VMware Workstation
10 18 (1.14%) Forefront TMG
11 16 (1.02%) ISA Server
12 15 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
13 11 (0.70%) Snort
14 10 (0.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 10 (0.64%) Xen
15 9 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
16 8 (0.51%) Docker
16 8 (0.51%) Squid
Systems Management
1 89 (5.66%) Puppet
2 78 (4.96%) Opscode Chef
3 66 (4.20%) Nagios
4 63 (4.01%) Cisco Prime
5 48 (3.05%) FortiGate
6 41 (2.61%) Salt
7 40 (2.54%) Ansible
7 40 (2.54%) Cisco CUCM
8 38 (2.42%) SolarWinds Orion
9 33 (2.10%) Cacti
10 23 (1.46%) CFEngine
10 23 (1.46%) SCCM
11 22 (1.40%) QRadar
12 21 (1.34%) Rundeck
13 20 (1.27%) SCOM
13 20 (1.27%) WSUS
14 18 (1.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 18 (1.14%) MOM
15 17 (1.08%) OpenView
16 16 (1.02%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1276 (81.12%) Cisco
2 760 (48.32%) CheckPoint
3 673 (42.78%) Juniper
4 378 (24.03%) Palo Alto
5 360 (22.89%) VMware
6 227 (14.43%) Blue Coat
7 197 (12.52%) Fortinet
8 170 (10.81%) Microsoft
9 169 (10.74%) HP
10 143 (9.09%) SolarWinds
11 131 (8.33%) Citrix
12 115 (7.31%) Riverbed
13 98 (6.23%) Red Hat
14 83 (5.28%) Brocade
15 82 (5.21%) Intel Security
16 65 (4.13%) Sourcefire
17 63 (4.01%) Extreme Networks
18 60 (3.81%) EMC
19 56 (3.56%) Cyber-Ark
20 54 (3.43%) Avaya
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Newmarket, Suffolk
Ashdown IT
Salary: £24000 - £34000 per annum + benefits+certified training
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Package + Commission
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Erskine, Renfrewshire
2i Resourcing
Salary: Competitive base salary + attractive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + Car Allow, Bonus, Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Stott & May
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus +benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + superb beneifts
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + superb beneifts
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £53000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £52,000 per annum + £7,000 bonus paid quarterly and a car (value
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Leidos
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Colston Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Benefits, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + on call allowance + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago