The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
London / City of London
Rank 159 199 147
Rank change year-on-year +40 -52  
Permanent jobs citing F5 60 71 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.19% 1.00% 1.87%
As % of the Vendors category 2.80% 2.34% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 59 53 172
Median salary £45,000 £67,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +17.39%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £80,000 £72,350
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

F5 is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 2146 3033 5042
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 42.44% 42.75% 48.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1928 2670 4287
Median salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.34% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing F5 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for F5 in the City of London

F5
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing F5 in the City of London.

Salary trend for F5 in the City of London

F5
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing F5 in the City of London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for F5 in the City of London

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for F5.

1 73 (85.88%) Cisco
2 60 (70.59%) Firewall
3 57 (67.06%) CheckPoint
4 53 (62.35%) Juniper
4 53 (62.35%) Cisco ASA
5 50 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
6 47 (55.29%) Network Security
7 42 (49.41%) Palo Alto
8 38 (44.71%) FortiGate
8 38 (44.71%) Wireless
9 31 (36.47%) Fortinet
10 30 (35.29%) Cisco Wireless
10 30 (35.29%) CCNP
11 27 (31.76%) Aruba
11 27 (31.76%) WatchGuard
11 27 (31.76%) SonicWALL
11 27 (31.76%) Extreme Networks
12 25 (29.41%) BGP
13 24 (28.24%) Finance
13 24 (28.24%) Data Centre
14 22 (25.88%) Linux
15 19 (22.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 18 (21.18%) Spanning Tree
16 18 (21.18%) OSPF
16 18 (21.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 17 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
18 16 (18.82%) VMware
18 16 (18.82%) CCNA
19 15 (17.65%) DNS
19 15 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (2.35%) IIS
2 1 (1.18%) Apache
2 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.18%) Akamai
3 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.18%) IaaS
3 1 (1.18%) Office 365
3 1 (1.18%) PaaS
3 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (70.59%) Firewall
2 53 (62.35%) Cisco ASA
3 47 (55.29%) Network Security
4 38 (44.71%) Wireless
5 30 (35.29%) Cisco Wireless
6 25 (29.41%) BGP
7 19 (22.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 18 (21.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 18 (21.18%) OSPF
8 18 (21.18%) Spanning Tree
9 17 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 15 (17.65%) DNS
11 14 (16.47%) BIG-IP
12 13 (15.29%) MPLS
12 13 (15.29%) NetScreen
13 11 (12.94%) SNMP
14 10 (11.76%) DMVPN
14 10 (11.76%) VPN
14 10 (11.76%) WAN
15 9 (10.59%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Maven
1 1 (1.18%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 24 (28.24%) Finance
2 8 (9.41%) Banking
3 4 (4.71%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 47 (55.29%) Network Engineer
2 31 (36.47%) Security Engineer
3 26 (30.59%) Network Security Engineer
4 16 (18.82%) Firewall Engineer
5 8 (9.41%) Analyst
5 8 (9.41%) Support Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Architect
8 5 (5.88%) Firewall Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) IT Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) IT Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) IT Security Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) IT Security Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Network Architect
8 5 (5.88%) Network Support
8 5 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Security Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) Cisco Security Specialist
9 4 (4.71%) Network Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.76%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.35%) Java EE
3 1 (1.18%) .NET
3 1 (1.18%) Ajax
3 1 (1.18%) CSS
3 1 (1.18%) jQuery
3 1 (1.18%) Middleware
3 1 (1.18%) RESTful
3 1 (1.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (28.24%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.24%) Clustering
3 5 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (4.71%) Fat Client
4 4 (4.71%) FlexPod
4 4 (4.71%) Thin Client
5 3 (3.53%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.53%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.18%) CCTV
6 1 (1.18%) DataPower
6 1 (1.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.18%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.18%) PKI
6 1 (1.18%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.18%) Replication
6 1 (1.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.88%) Linux
2 10 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (10.59%) Ubuntu
4 8 (9.41%) Unix
4 8 (9.41%) Windows
5 6 (7.06%) Windows Server
6 3 (3.53%) CentOS
7 2 (2.35%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.35%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.18%) AIX
8 1 (1.18%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.18%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.29%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (14.12%) Network Design
2 12 (14.12%) Security Monitoring
3 7 (8.24%) ITIL
4 6 (7.06%) Load Balancing
4 6 (7.06%) Network Optimisation
5 5 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 5 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 4 (4.71%) Investment Management
6 4 (4.71%) Line Management
6 4 (4.71%) Mentoring
6 4 (4.71%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (3.53%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (3.53%) High Availability
7 3 (3.53%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (3.53%) Project Management
8 2 (2.35%) Change Control
8 2 (2.35%) Migration
8 2 (2.35%) Network Management
8 2 (2.35%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.71%) Python
2 2 (2.35%) Java
2 2 (2.35%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.35%) Perl
3 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (35.29%) CCNP
3 16 (18.82%) CCNA
4 12 (14.12%) JNCIA
4 12 (14.12%) JNCIS
5 6 (7.06%) CCSE
6 4 (4.71%) CCIE
6 4 (4.71%) Degree
6 4 (4.71%) Linux+ Certification
6 4 (4.71%) LPIC
6 4 (4.71%) RHCA
6 4 (4.71%) RHCE
6 4 (4.71%) RHCSA
7 2 (2.35%) CCSA
8 1 (1.18%) CCA
8 1 (1.18%) CCSP
8 1 (1.18%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.18%) MCP
8 1 (1.18%) VCP6
8 1 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.06%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.35%) vSphere
4 1 (1.18%) Firmware
4 1 (1.18%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.18%) XenApp
4 1 (1.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 38 (44.71%) FortiGate
2 4 (4.71%) SCCM
3 3 (3.53%) Ansible
4 2 (2.35%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.35%) Puppet
5 1 (1.18%) Cacti
5 1 (1.18%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 73 (85.88%) Cisco
2 57 (67.06%) CheckPoint
3 53 (62.35%) Juniper
4 42 (49.41%) Palo Alto
5 31 (36.47%) Fortinet
6 27 (31.76%) Aruba
6 27 (31.76%) Extreme Networks
6 27 (31.76%) SonicWALL
6 27 (31.76%) WatchGuard
7 16 (18.82%) VMware
8 13 (15.29%) Microsoft
9 11 (12.94%) Citrix
9 11 (12.94%) Red Hat
10 7 (8.24%) Sourcefire
11 5 (5.88%) Blue Coat
12 4 (4.71%) Imperva
12 4 (4.71%) Infoblox
12 4 (4.71%) SolarWinds
13 3 (3.53%) HP
14 2 (2.35%) NetApp
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum + Car, quarterly bonus, training
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible Working + Oncall
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
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Hudson IT
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 3 days ago
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Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
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