Period
to 25 September 2021

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 25 September 2021 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
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 248 166 311
Rank change year-on-year -82 +145 -72
Permanent jobs citing F5 6 37 20
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.10% 0.97% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.31% 2.77% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5 34 20
10th Percentile £59,550 £68,750 £52,500
25th Percentile £63,750 £72,500 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £82,500 £85,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year -2.94% +25.93% +1.89%
75th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £76,250
90th Percentile £101,250 £97,500 £87,750
Central London median annual salary £82,500 £85,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -2.94% +41.67% -7.69%

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 1,906 1,337 3,848
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 32.34% 35.16% 38.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,630 1,098 3,413
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £47,750 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -0.74% +8.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £101,250 £97,500 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £66,823 £60,000
% change year-on-year -2.73% +11.37% -

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 25 September 2021.

Salary histogram for F5 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, 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 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) CCNP
2 3 (50.00%) Azure
2 3 (50.00%) AWS
2 3 (50.00%) Ansible
2 3 (50.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (33.33%) Network Security
3 2 (33.33%) BIG-IP
3 2 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) CCVP
4 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (16.67%) MPLS
4 1 (16.67%) OSPF
4 1 (16.67%) BGP
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management

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 1 (16.67%) nginx
1 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) AWS
1 3 (50.00%) Azure
2 1 (16.67%) GCP
2 1 (16.67%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) BIG-IP
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
3 1 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) WAAS
3 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
3 1 (16.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (16.67%) ArangoDB
1 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) GitLab
1 1 (16.67%) Gradle
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
1 1 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (16.67%) Travis CI
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Social Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Site Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) 802.1X
1 1 (16.67%) Kafka
1 1 (16.67%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) CentOS
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (16.67%) DDoS Mitigation
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Network Management
2 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Site Reliability Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Go
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCIE
2 1 (16.67%) CCSE
2 1 (16.67%) CCVP
2 1 (16.67%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
1 1 (16.67%) UAG
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) HAProxy
2 1 (16.67%) Kubernetes
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (16.67%) Aruba
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (16.67%) VMware