Period
to 4 December 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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 182 275 267
Rank change year-on-year +93 -8 +2
Permanent jobs citing F5 26 54 84
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.63% 0.54% 0.75%
As % of the Vendors category 1.81% 1.47% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 23 63 83
Median annual salary £85,000 £72,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.24% +16.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £69,250 £52,500 £48,750
90th Percentile £101,500 £80,000 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £85,000 £68,750 £61,250
% change year-on-year +23.64% +12.24% +2.08%

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 1,440 3,684 4,304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 34.85% 36.89% 38.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,196 3,154 3,785
Median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £37,538 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +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 4 December 2020.

Salary histogram for F5 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 22 (84.62%) Cisco
2 21 (80.77%) Firewall
3 20 (76.92%) CheckPoint
4 19 (73.08%) Finance
4 19 (73.08%) Data Centre
4 19 (73.08%) Palo Alto
5 17 (65.38%) WAN
6 16 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (57.69%) BGP
7 15 (57.69%) OSPF
7 15 (57.69%) TCP/IP
7 15 (57.69%) Cisco Nexus
7 15 (57.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 15 (57.69%) Multicast
8 14 (53.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 14 (53.85%) CCNP
9 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
9 13 (50.00%) 802.1X
10 12 (46.15%) NX-OS
10 12 (46.15%) Cisco IOS
11 11 (42.31%) Network Security
12 10 (38.46%) VPN
12 10 (38.46%) DNS
12 10 (38.46%) MPLS
12 10 (38.46%) DMVPN
13 9 (34.62%) Infoblox
13 9 (34.62%) ITIL V3
13 9 (34.62%) Load Balancing
13 9 (34.62%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (34.62%) ForeScout

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 4 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) AWS
1 7 (26.92%) Azure
2 2 (7.69%) GCP
3 1 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (80.77%) Firewall
2 17 (65.38%) WAN
3 15 (57.69%) BGP
3 15 (57.69%) Cisco Nexus
3 15 (57.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 15 (57.69%) Multicast
3 15 (57.69%) OSPF
3 15 (57.69%) TCP/IP
4 14 (53.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 12 (46.15%) Cisco IOS
5 12 (46.15%) NX-OS
6 11 (42.31%) Network Security
7 10 (38.46%) DMVPN
7 10 (38.46%) DNS
7 10 (38.46%) MPLS
7 10 (38.46%) VPN
8 9 (34.62%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (34.62%) DHCP
8 9 (34.62%) IGMP
8 9 (34.62%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 4 (15.38%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 19 (73.08%) Finance
2 9 (34.62%) Financial Institution
3 7 (26.92%) Banking
4 4 (15.38%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Network Engineer
2 10 (38.46%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Engineering Manager
3 4 (15.38%) IT Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Network Engineering Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Network Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Security Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Network Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Network Operations Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Network Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (50.00%) 802.1X
2 6 (23.08%) JSON
3 4 (15.38%) Regular Expression
3 4 (15.38%) YAML
4 1 (3.85%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 19 (73.08%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) ITIL
1 9 (34.62%) ITIL V3
1 9 (34.62%) Load Balancing
1 9 (34.62%) Project Delivery
2 7 (26.92%) Change Management
3 5 (19.23%) DevOps
3 5 (19.23%) Network Virtualisation
4 4 (15.38%) Business Continuity
4 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (15.38%) Low Latency
4 4 (15.38%) Microservices
4 4 (15.38%) Network Architecture
4 4 (15.38%) People Management
4 4 (15.38%) Product Roadmap
4 4 (15.38%) Programme Management
4 4 (15.38%) Resource Management
4 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (7.69%) Due Diligence
5 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) Python
2 1 (3.85%) C
2 1 (3.85%) PHP
2 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (53.85%) CCNP
3 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) CCIE
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 4 (15.38%) Docker
2 3 (11.54%) VMware NSX
3 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Ansible
2 3 (11.54%) Terraform
3 2 (7.69%) FortiGate
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (3.85%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 22 (84.62%) Cisco
2 20 (76.92%) CheckPoint
3 19 (73.08%) Palo Alto
4 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (34.62%) ForeScout
5 9 (34.62%) Infoblox
6 7 (26.92%) Fortinet
6 7 (26.92%) SolarWinds
7 5 (19.23%) Arista
7 5 (19.23%) Riverbed
8 4 (15.38%) Splunk
9 3 (11.54%) Blue Coat
9 3 (11.54%) VMware
10 2 (7.69%) CA
10 2 (7.69%) Google
11 1 (3.85%) ExtraHop
11 1 (3.85%) Radianz