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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 383 303 409
Rank change year-on-year
-80 +106
Permanent jobs citing F5 740 1153 826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.76% 1.04% 0.68%
As % of the Vendors category 1.72% 2.23% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 622 853 677
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £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 £48,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.62%

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
42986 51787 56148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.29% 46.73% 46.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35027 41812 45456
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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -88 688 £55,000 +4.76% 63
South East -29 260 £52,500 +5.00% 15
London -108 226 £60,000 +9.09% 25
Berkshire -17 111 £55,000 -4.34% 5
Reading 0 73 £60,000 +4.34% 2
East of England +17 65 £54,000 +14.89% 1
Yorkshire -1 46 £53,750 -4.44% 9
City of London -41 44 £55,000 -2.65% 3
Surrey +22 34 £55,000 +29.41% 4
Hampshire -8 34 £40,000 -25.58% 4
Bedfordshire +19 32 £56,000 +12.00%
West Yorkshire -13 32 £50,000 -16.66% 9
West Midlands -54 31 £47,500 -8.65% 7
Scotland +3 28 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Leeds -9 28 £51,250 -10.86% 5
North West +36 26 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Buckinghamshire +5 25 £62,500 +25.00% 1
Hertfordshire +28 23 £52,000 -5.45%
West Sussex +4 22 £60,000 +20.00% 1
High Wycombe +19 21 £62,500 +8.69%
Gatwick +11 18 £60,000 +20.00%
Southampton +10 18 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Kent +22 15 £42,500 +39.34%
Manchester +13 14 £42,500 +6.25%
Glasgow -13 14 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Bracknell -2 13 £50,000 +2.04% 1
Birmingham -42 13 £52,000 - 2
Merseyside +12 11 £43,500 -37.85% 1
Edinburgh +11 11 £34,500 -31.00%
Bedford +10 11 £60,000 +33.33%

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 1409 (80.38%) Cisco
2 1164 (66.40%) Firewall
3 925 (52.77%) Cisco Certification
4 763 (43.53%) Juniper
5 757 (43.18%) CheckPoint
6 721 (41.13%) CCNP
7 669 (38.16%) Cisco ASA
8 585 (33.37%) WAN
9 513 (29.26%) Network Security
10 483 (27.55%) LAN
11 452 (25.78%) Load Balancing
12 450 (25.67%) Cisco Nexus
13 442 (25.21%) VPN
14 432 (24.64%) VMware
15 423 (24.13%) BGP
16 422 (24.07%) OSPF
17 417 (23.79%) Linux
18 404 (23.05%) MPLS
19 401 (22.88%) Data Centre
20 383 (21.85%) Windows
20 383 (21.85%) Palo Alto
21 352 (20.08%) TCP/IP
22 342 (19.51%) CCNA
23 338 (19.28%) ITIL
24 316 (18.03%) Wireless
25 313 (17.86%) CCIE
26 312 (17.80%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
27 305 (17.40%) DNS
28 270 (15.40%) Finance
29 258 (14.72%) 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 78 (4.45%) IIS
2 62 (3.54%) Skype for Business
3 57 (3.25%) Apache
4 50 (2.85%) MS Exchange
5 42 (2.40%) OpenStack
6 40 (2.28%) nginx
7 34 (1.94%) Tomcat
8 33 (1.88%) CloudStack
9 31 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2010
10 24 (1.37%) JBoss
11 22 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
12 13 (0.74%) SharePoint
12 13 (0.74%) WebLogic
13 9 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
13 9 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
14 8 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 8 (0.46%) Drupal
14 8 (0.46%) Lightstreamer
15 6 (0.34%) Confluence
16 5 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 101 (5.76%) MS Excel
2 52 (2.97%) MS Visio
3 23 (1.31%) MS Office
4 10 (0.57%) MS Project
5 1 (0.057%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.057%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.057%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.057%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.057%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 107 (6.10%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (5.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (2.45%) SaaS
4 32 (1.83%) IaaS
5 30 (1.71%) Office 365
6 10 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (0.57%) PaaS
7 7 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.29%) IBM PureFlex
9 4 (0.23%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.11%) IBM SmartCloud
10 2 (0.11%) Nimbula
11 1 (0.057%) GitHub
11 1 (0.057%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.057%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1164 (66.40%) Firewall
2 669 (38.16%) Cisco ASA
3 585 (33.37%) WAN
4 513 (29.26%) Network Security
5 483 (27.55%) LAN
6 450 (25.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 442 (25.21%) VPN
8 423 (24.13%) BGP
9 422 (24.07%) OSPF
10 404 (23.05%) MPLS
11 352 (20.08%) TCP/IP
12 316 (18.03%) Wireless
13 312 (17.80%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 305 (17.40%) DNS
15 235 (13.41%) BIG-IP
16 229 (13.06%) SSL
17 227 (12.95%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
18 224 (12.78%) EIGRP
19 198 (11.29%) VoIP
20 175 (9.98%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (4.16%) SQL Server
2 57 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
3 40 (2.28%) MySQL
4 39 (2.22%) MongoDB
5 30 (1.71%) Hadoop
6 26 (1.48%) Informix
7 23 (1.31%) Redis
8 18 (1.03%) Big Data
9 17 (0.97%) NoSQL
10 10 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (0.46%) Aerospike
12 8 (0.46%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (0.23%) Couchbase
14 4 (0.23%) Relational Database
15 3 (0.17%) Oracle Database
15 3 (0.17%) SQL Server 2008
16 1 (0.057%) Oracle Database 11g
16 1 (0.057%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 70 (3.99%) Jenkins
2 50 (2.85%) Git (software)
3 20 (1.14%) Subversion
4 19 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 19 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 18 (1.03%) TeamCity
6 15 (0.86%) JIRA
7 9 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
8 8 (0.46%) RSpec
9 6 (0.34%) Ant
9 6 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (0.29%) Maven
11 3 (0.17%) LoadRunner
11 3 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.17%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.057%) Gitweb
12 1 (0.057%) InstallShield
12 1 (0.057%) JMeter
12 1 (0.057%) MSI
12 1 (0.057%) Travis CI
General
1 270 (15.40%) Finance
2 90 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 79 (4.51%) Banking
4 45 (2.57%) German Language
5 40 (2.28%) Retail
6 34 (1.94%) French Language
7 31 (1.77%) Manufacturing
8 27 (1.54%) Games
9 26 (1.48%) Financial Institution
9 26 (1.48%) Law
10 18 (1.03%) Back Office
10 18 (1.03%) Legal
11 17 (0.97%) Billing
12 14 (0.80%) Spanish Language
13 11 (0.63%) Marketing
14 9 (0.51%) Advertising
14 9 (0.51%) Multimedia
14 9 (0.51%) Publishing
15 8 (0.46%) Electronics
15 8 (0.46%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 807 (46.04%) Network Engineer
2 287 (16.37%) Security Engineer
3 271 (15.46%) Cisco Engineer
4 257 (14.66%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 234 (13.35%) Network Security Engineer
6 210 (11.98%) Senior Network Engineer
7 165 (9.41%) Consultant
8 153 (8.73%) Support Engineer
9 136 (7.76%) Analyst
10 129 (7.36%) Architect
11 115 (6.56%) Network Support
12 110 (6.27%) Juniper Engineer
13 105 (5.99%) Network Consultant
14 98 (5.59%) Security Consultant
15 92 (5.25%) Network Support Engineer
16 82 (4.68%) Senior Cisco Engineer
17 78 (4.45%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
18 69 (3.94%) Network Analyst
19 68 (3.88%) Network Architect
20 66 (3.76%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (2.80%) 802.1X
2 32 (1.83%) Web Services
3 27 (1.54%) RabbitMQ
4 19 (1.08%) ActiveMQ
5 16 (0.91%) LAPP Stack
5 16 (0.91%) Middleware
6 15 (0.86%) CSS
6 15 (0.86%) XML
7 12 (0.68%) REST
7 12 (0.68%) SOAP
8 10 (0.57%) LAMP
9 9 (0.51%) J2EE
10 8 (0.46%) HTML
10 8 (0.46%) JMS
10 8 (0.46%) Kafka
10 8 (0.46%) MCollective
10 8 (0.46%) Node.js
11 6 (0.34%) JSON
11 6 (0.34%) XMPP
12 5 (0.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 401 (22.88%) Data Centre
2 89 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 71 (4.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 49 (2.80%) Management Information System
5 43 (2.45%) Computer Science
6 41 (2.34%) Driving Licence
7 39 (2.22%) Virtual Team
8 36 (2.05%) Clustering
9 31 (1.77%) RSA SecurID
10 28 (1.60%) iPad
10 28 (1.60%) IPTV
11 21 (1.20%) PKI
12 20 (1.14%) Visualisation
13 16 (0.91%) Over-the-Top Content
13 16 (0.91%) Public Cloud
13 16 (0.91%) Replication
14 14 (0.80%) Algorithms
14 14 (0.80%) FlexPod
14 14 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
14 14 (0.80%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 417 (23.79%) Linux
2 383 (21.85%) Windows
3 164 (9.36%) Unix
4 157 (8.96%) Windows Server
5 100 (5.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 100 (5.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 75 (4.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 72 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 62 (3.54%) Solaris
9 57 (3.25%) CentOS
10 39 (2.22%) Ubuntu
11 37 (2.11%) Windows 2000
12 17 (0.97%) Debian
13 13 (0.74%) VyOS
14 11 (0.63%) Windows 8
15 7 (0.40%) Android
16 6 (0.34%) Windows 7
17 3 (0.17%) Windows 10
17 3 (0.17%) Windows NT
18 2 (0.11%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 452 (25.78%) Load Balancing
2 338 (19.28%) ITIL
3 169 (9.64%) Network Design
4 154 (8.78%) Presales
5 153 (8.73%) Service Delivery
6 144 (8.21%) High Availability
7 116 (6.62%) Network Monitoring
8 103 (5.88%) DevOps
9 93 (5.31%) Mentoring
10 85 (4.85%) Change Management
11 83 (4.73%) Information Security
12 80 (4.56%) Network Management
12 80 (4.56%) Project Management
13 74 (4.22%) Agile Software Development
14 72 (4.11%) SIEM
15 69 (3.94%) Network Architecture
16 56 (3.19%) Disaster Recovery
17 55 (3.14%) Change Control
17 55 (3.14%) Configuration Management
18 54 (3.08%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 149 (8.50%) Python
2 118 (6.73%) Perl
3 114 (6.50%) Bash Shell
4 103 (5.88%) Ruby
5 71 (4.05%) PowerShell
6 57 (3.25%) SQL
7 37 (2.11%) Java
8 22 (1.25%) C
9 17 (0.97%) PHP
10 11 (0.63%) Shell Script
10 11 (0.63%) Tcl
10 11 (0.63%) VB
11 10 (0.57%) JavaScript
12 6 (0.34%) C++
13 5 (0.29%) AWK
13 5 (0.29%) sed
14 4 (0.23%) Korn
15 3 (0.17%) VBScript
16 2 (0.11%) C#
16 2 (0.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 925 (52.77%) Cisco Certification
2 721 (41.13%) CCNP
3 342 (19.51%) CCNA
4 313 (17.86%) CCIE
5 162 (9.24%) CCSE
6 139 (7.93%) Security Cleared
7 136 (7.76%) Degree
8 117 (6.67%) CCSA
9 112 (6.39%) SC Cleared
10 111 (6.33%) CCDP
11 87 (4.96%) CCSP
12 76 (4.34%) JNCIP
13 73 (4.16%) CCDA
14 71 (4.05%) JNCIA
15 53 (3.02%) JNCIS
16 49 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
17 40 (2.28%) CISSP
18 37 (2.11%) CCVP
19 35 (2.00%) JNCIE
20 34 (1.94%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (7.42%) SLA
2 47 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 33 (1.88%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.80%) QA
5 9 (0.51%) ISO 8583
6 8 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.34%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.23%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.17%) COBIT
9 3 (0.17%) SAS 70
10 1 (0.057%) GPG13
10 1 (0.057%) ISO27002
System Software
1 258 (14.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 168 (9.58%) Active Directory
3 73 (4.16%) vSphere
4 56 (3.19%) Hyper-V
5 35 (2.00%) Firmware
6 32 (1.83%) XenApp
7 29 (1.65%) XenDesktop
8 27 (1.54%) Docker
9 23 (1.31%) ProxySG
9 23 (1.31%) vCloud
10 18 (1.03%) Squid
11 17 (0.97%) Varnish
12 16 (0.91%) Terminal Services
13 15 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
14 14 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
15 13 (0.74%) Forefront TMG
16 12 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
17 9 (0.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 9 (0.51%) Snort
18 8 (0.46%) Xen
Systems Management
1 133 (7.59%) Nagios
2 106 (6.05%) Opscode Chef
3 88 (5.02%) Cacti
3 88 (5.02%) Puppet
4 71 (4.05%) SolarWinds Orion
5 67 (3.82%) Salt
6 65 (3.71%) Cisco CUCM
6 65 (3.71%) Cisco Prime
7 58 (3.31%) FortiGate
8 48 (2.74%) Ansible
9 30 (1.71%) Graphite
10 27 (1.54%) Opsview
11 26 (1.48%) Grafana
11 26 (1.48%) SCCM
12 22 (1.25%) OpenView
13 18 (1.03%) Netcool
14 17 (0.97%) HP NNM
15 16 (0.91%) OpenNMS
15 16 (0.91%) SCOM
16 14 (0.80%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1409 (80.38%) Cisco
2 763 (43.53%) Juniper
3 757 (43.18%) CheckPoint
4 432 (24.64%) VMware
5 383 (21.85%) Palo Alto
6 242 (13.80%) Microsoft
7 236 (13.46%) Blue Coat
8 180 (10.27%) SolarWinds
9 171 (9.75%) Riverbed
10 168 (9.58%) HP
11 152 (8.67%) Citrix
12 147 (8.39%) Fortinet
13 115 (6.56%) Red Hat
14 92 (5.25%) Intel Security
15 83 (4.73%) EMC
16 73 (4.16%) Brocade
17 62 (3.54%) Oracle
18 56 (3.19%) Sourcefire
19 55 (3.14%) Extreme Networks
20 50 (2.85%) Aruba
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £65000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £35K + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £55000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £55000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £55000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £67000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum leading benefits & bonus package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £54,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum + bonus, pension etc.
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Fulls Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50000 - 70000 + shift allowance + car + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + benefits and strong bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago