The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
England / East of England
Rank 210 166 217
Rank change year-on-year -44 +51  
Permanent jobs citing F5 37 105 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.61% 1.43% 0.75%
As % of the Vendors category 1.49% 2.99% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 27 78 39
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £42,500 £36,600
10% offered a salary of more than £83,500 £67,500 £63,000
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 East of England.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 2488 3509 3452
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 41.24% 47.68% 46.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1845 2746 2687
Median salary £44,500 £44,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.13% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

F5
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for F5 in the East of England

F5
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing F5 in the East of England over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for F5 in the East of England

F5
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 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
Hertfordshire +14 17 £75,000 +25.00%
Suffolk +35 11 £29,000 +16.00%
Essex +9 9 £57,500 +35.29%
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 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 East of England region with a requirement for F5.

1 70 (68.63%) CheckPoint
2 69 (67.65%) Cisco
3 62 (60.78%) Firewall
4 53 (51.96%) Juniper
5 50 (49.02%) Cisco Certification
6 44 (43.14%) CCNP
7 36 (35.29%) Wireless
8 35 (34.31%) TCP/IP
8 35 (34.31%) LAN
9 34 (33.33%) Blue Coat
10 33 (32.35%) Cisco Nexus
11 31 (30.39%) Windows
11 31 (30.39%) Linux
12 29 (28.43%) Data Centre
13 26 (25.49%) VPN
13 26 (25.49%) WAN
14 23 (22.55%) Finance
14 23 (22.55%) BGP
14 23 (22.55%) Network Security
15 21 (20.59%) DNS
16 19 (18.63%) ITIL
16 19 (18.63%) OSPF
17 18 (17.65%) DHCP
17 18 (17.65%) CCIE
18 15 (14.71%) Cisco ASA
19 14 (13.73%) Migration
19 14 (13.73%) Palo Alto
20 13 (12.75%) CCSA
20 13 (12.75%) MPLS
20 13 (12.75%) EIGRP

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 5 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (4.90%) JBoss
1 5 (4.90%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.92%) Apache
2 4 (3.92%) GlassFish
2 4 (3.92%) OpenStack
2 4 (3.92%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (2.94%) IIS
4 2 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.90%) MS Office
3 3 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.90%) Office 365
3 4 (3.92%) IaaS
3 4 (3.92%) PaaS
4 3 (2.94%) Akamai
5 2 (1.96%) iTunes
5 2 (1.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.98%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 62 (60.78%) Firewall
2 36 (35.29%) Wireless
3 35 (34.31%) LAN
3 35 (34.31%) TCP/IP
4 33 (32.35%) Cisco Nexus
5 26 (25.49%) VPN
5 26 (25.49%) WAN
6 23 (22.55%) BGP
6 23 (22.55%) Network Security
7 21 (20.59%) DNS
8 19 (18.63%) OSPF
9 18 (17.65%) DHCP
10 15 (14.71%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (12.75%) EIGRP
11 13 (12.75%) MPLS
11 13 (12.75%) VoIP
12 12 (11.76%) BIG-IP
13 11 (10.78%) DMVPN
14 10 (9.80%) DWDM
14 10 (9.80%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.98%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (3.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 23 (22.55%) Finance
2 7 (6.86%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.88%) Banking
3 6 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (22.55%) Network Engineer
2 19 (18.63%) NOC Engineer
3 15 (14.71%) Consultant
4 13 (12.75%) Network Specialist
5 11 (10.78%) Security Consultant
6 10 (9.80%) Network Consultant
7 9 (8.82%) Architect
7 9 (8.82%) Senior Network Engineer
8 8 (7.84%) Analyst
9 7 (6.86%) Cisco Engineer
9 7 (6.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 7 (6.86%) Cisco Network Specialist
9 7 (6.86%) Cisco Specialist
9 7 (6.86%) Network Support
9 7 (6.86%) Network Support Specialist
9 7 (6.86%) Support Specialist
10 6 (5.88%) Network Architect
10 6 (5.88%) Network Security Consultant
10 6 (5.88%) Network Security Specialist
10 6 (5.88%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.86%) .NET
2 4 (3.92%) HTML
2 4 (3.92%) Middleware
2 4 (3.92%) SOAP
2 4 (3.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (28.43%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.90%) Driving Licence
3 4 (3.92%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.92%) DataPower
3 4 (3.92%) Fat Client
3 4 (3.92%) Thin Client
3 4 (3.92%) Wiki
4 2 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.96%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.96%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.96%) Smartphone
4 2 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 31 (30.39%) Linux
1 31 (30.39%) Windows
2 5 (4.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (2.94%) Windows 8
3 3 (2.94%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (2.94%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.98%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.63%) ITIL
2 14 (13.73%) Migration
3 13 (12.75%) Load Balancing
4 12 (11.76%) Change Control
4 12 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (11.76%) Network Management
4 12 (11.76%) Presales
5 10 (9.80%) High Availability
5 10 (9.80%) Mentoring
6 9 (8.82%) Incident Management
6 9 (8.82%) Problem Management
6 9 (8.82%) Service Delivery
7 7 (6.86%) E-Commerce
7 7 (6.86%) Network Design
7 7 (6.86%) SIEM
8 6 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (5.88%) Configuration Management
9 5 (4.90%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (4.90%) People Management
9 5 (4.90%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.86%) PowerShell
2 5 (4.90%) Java
2 5 (4.90%) Python
3 4 (3.92%) SQL
4 3 (2.94%) VBScript
5 1 (0.98%) C
5 1 (0.98%) Perl
5 1 (0.98%) VBA
Qualifications
1 50 (49.02%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (43.14%) CCNP
3 18 (17.65%) CCIE
4 13 (12.75%) CCNA
4 13 (12.75%) CCSA
5 11 (10.78%) Degree
6 10 (9.80%) CCSE
7 9 (8.82%) CCDP
8 6 (5.88%) CISSP
9 5 (4.90%) Security Cleared
10 3 (2.94%) GIAC
10 3 (2.94%) ISACA
10 3 (2.94%) JNCIA
10 3 (2.94%) JNCIS
10 3 (2.94%) MCSE
10 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (2.94%) SANS
11 2 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.98%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.76%) SLA
2 3 (2.94%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (6.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.94%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.98%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (5.88%) HP NNM
2 5 (4.90%) Nagios
3 4 (3.92%) Opsview
4 3 (2.94%) QRadar
4 3 (2.94%) RSA Security Analytics
5 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (1.96%) SCCM
5 2 (1.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 70 (68.63%) CheckPoint
2 69 (67.65%) Cisco
3 53 (51.96%) Juniper
4 34 (33.33%) Blue Coat
5 14 (13.73%) Palo Alto
6 10 (9.80%) HP
6 10 (9.80%) VMware
7 9 (8.82%) Microsoft
8 8 (7.84%) Citrix
8 8 (7.84%) Symantec
9 7 (6.86%) IBM
9 7 (6.86%) Riverbed
9 7 (6.86%) Splunk
10 6 (5.88%) Infoblox
11 5 (4.90%) CA
11 5 (4.90%) Oracle
12 4 (3.92%) Brocade
12 4 (3.92%) Computacenter
12 4 (3.92%) Fortinet
12 4 (3.92%) Imperva