Period
to 31 March 2020

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 6 months to 31 March 2020 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.

F5
Central London > City of London
6 months to
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 230 268 242
Rank change year-on-year +38 -26 +2
Permanent jobs citing F5 58 71 107
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.66% 0.69% 0.99%
As % of the Vendors category 1.81% 1.71% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 71 67 92
Median annual salary £72,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.83% +9.09% +8.91%
10th Percentile £52,500 £48,000 £37,125
90th Percentile £83,750 £86,250 £73,125
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +20.83% +9.09% +4.76%

F5 is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the City of London.

All Vendors
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 3,202 4,160 4,699
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 36.59% 40.45% 43.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2,657 3,684 4,078
Median annual salary £62,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,075 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing F5 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for F5 in the City of London

F5
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing F5 in the City of London over the 6 months to 31 March 2020.

Salary histogram for F5 in the City of London

F5
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the City of London region over the 6 months to 31 March 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 2 £58,750 -
F5
Central London

For the 6 months to 31 March 2020, IT jobs citing F5 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for F5.

1 45 (77.59%) Cisco
2 35 (60.34%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (51.72%) Firewall
3 30 (51.72%) Finance
4 26 (44.83%) CCNP
4 26 (44.83%) WAN
5 25 (43.10%) Load Balancing
5 25 (43.10%) Data Centre
6 23 (39.66%) Palo Alto
7 22 (37.93%) TCP/IP
7 22 (37.93%) LAN
8 21 (36.21%) BGP
8 21 (36.21%) Azure
9 19 (32.76%) Cisco Nexus
9 19 (32.76%) VPN
9 19 (32.76%) Microsoft
10 18 (31.03%) CheckPoint
10 18 (31.03%) Network Design
11 17 (29.31%) OSPF
11 17 (29.31%) DNS
11 17 (29.31%) AWS
12 16 (27.59%) CCIE
13 15 (25.86%) CCNA
14 13 (22.41%) DHCP
14 13 (22.41%) VMware
15 12 (20.69%) Banking
15 12 (20.69%) Network Security
15 12 (20.69%) Juniper
15 12 (20.69%) Meraki
16 11 (18.97%) Public Cloud

F5
Co-occurring 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 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (3.45%) IIS
2 2 (3.45%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.72%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (36.21%) Azure
2 17 (29.31%) AWS
3 5 (8.62%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 3 (5.17%) Office 365
5 1 (1.72%) IaaS
5 1 (1.72%) PaaS
5 1 (1.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (51.72%) Firewall
2 26 (44.83%) WAN
3 22 (37.93%) LAN
3 22 (37.93%) TCP/IP
4 21 (36.21%) BGP
5 19 (32.76%) Cisco Nexus
5 19 (32.76%) VPN
6 17 (29.31%) DNS
6 17 (29.31%) OSPF
7 13 (22.41%) DHCP
8 12 (20.69%) Network Security
9 10 (17.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 10 (17.24%) MPLS
10 8 (13.79%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (13.79%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (13.79%) VLAN
11 7 (12.07%) Cisco ISE
11 7 (12.07%) NX-OS
11 7 (12.07%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (10.34%) EIGRP
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Git (software)
1 4 (6.90%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 30 (51.72%) Finance
2 12 (20.69%) Banking
3 11 (18.97%) Financial Institution
4 3 (5.17%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (68.97%) Network Engineer
2 23 (39.66%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (10.34%) Architect
3 6 (10.34%) Network Architect
4 5 (8.62%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) Security Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Lead Network Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) CloudOps Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) IT Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Core Network Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Senior Core Network Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (1.72%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (1.72%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.62%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (5.17%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.72%) .NET
3 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.72%) J2EE
3 1 (1.72%) LDAP
3 1 (1.72%) Middleware
3 1 (1.72%) OAuth
3 1 (1.72%) OpenID
3 1 (1.72%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (43.10%) Data Centre
2 11 (18.97%) Public Cloud
3 6 (10.34%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (8.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (5.17%) Private Cloud
6 2 (3.45%) Reinsurance
7 1 (1.72%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.24%) Linux
2 6 (10.34%) Windows
2 6 (10.34%) Windows Server
3 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.17%) Unix
4 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.10%) Load Balancing
2 18 (31.03%) Network Design
3 10 (17.24%) ITIL
4 6 (10.34%) DevOps
5 5 (8.62%) Decision-Making
5 5 (8.62%) Open Source
5 5 (8.62%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (6.90%) WAN Optimisation
7 3 (5.17%) Analytics
7 3 (5.17%) Cloud Operations
7 3 (5.17%) Critical Thinking
7 3 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 2 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (3.45%) Risk Management
8 2 (3.45%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.45%) Technology Roadmap
9 1 (1.72%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.72%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.07%) PowerShell
2 6 (10.34%) Bash Shell
2 6 (10.34%) Python
3 1 (1.72%) C
3 1 (1.72%) C#
3 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 35 (60.34%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (44.83%) CCNP
3 16 (27.59%) CCIE
4 15 (25.86%) CCNA
5 11 (18.97%) CCSA
6 10 (17.24%) CCSE
6 10 (17.24%) MCSE
6 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (5.17%) CCVP
8 2 (3.45%) CCDE
9 1 (1.72%) CISA
9 1 (1.72%) CISSP
9 1 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.72%) NIST
1 1 (1.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (8.62%) Active Directory
1 5 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.17%) ProxySG
3 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.45%) vSphere
4 1 (1.72%) Docker
4 1 (1.72%) OpenAM
4 1 (1.72%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) Ansible
2 3 (5.17%) FortiGate
2 3 (5.17%) Puppet
3 2 (3.45%) SCOM
3 2 (3.45%) Terraform
3 2 (3.45%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.72%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.72%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.72%) SCCM
4 1 (1.72%) SCSM
4 1 (1.72%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.72%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 45 (77.59%) Cisco
2 23 (39.66%) Palo Alto
3 19 (32.76%) Microsoft
4 18 (31.03%) CheckPoint
5 13 (22.41%) VMware
6 12 (20.69%) Juniper
6 12 (20.69%) Meraki
7 9 (15.52%) Arista
7 9 (15.52%) SolarWinds
8 6 (10.34%) Aruba
8 6 (10.34%) Symantec
9 5 (8.62%) Riverbed
10 4 (6.90%) Blue Coat
10 4 (6.90%) HP
10 4 (6.90%) Sun
11 3 (5.17%) Citrix
11 3 (5.17%) Forcepoint
12 2 (3.45%) Fortinet
12 2 (3.45%) Nokia
12 2 (3.45%) SonicWALL