Period
to 24 May 2018

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 6 months to 24 May 2018 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
England > East of England
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 239 273 209
Rank change year-on-year +34 -64 +67
Permanent jobs citing F5 126 87 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.02% 0.72% 1.33%
As % of the Vendors category 2.32% 1.72% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 80 72 143
East of England median annual salary £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £26,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £54,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +6.48% +2.86% -

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 East of England.

All Vendors
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 5,426 5,057 6,534
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 43.72% 41.64% 45.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4,118 3,889 5,181
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% -

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing F5 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

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 6 months to 24 May 2018.

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 6 months to 24 May 2018. 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
Hertfordshire +35 79 £65,000 +8.33% 4
Cambridgeshire +6 38 £45,000 +2.86%
Essex +10 4 £53,750 -6.52%
Suffolk -14 3 - -
Bedfordshire +1 2 £46,500 -7.00%
F5
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, 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 East of England region with a requirement for F5.

1 113 (89.68%) Cisco
2 88 (69.84%) Firewall
3 84 (66.67%) Data Centre
4 74 (58.73%) VMware
4 74 (58.73%) Citrix
5 70 (55.56%) Fortinet
6 69 (54.76%) CheckPoint
7 67 (53.17%) Palo Alto
8 58 (46.03%) VPN
9 55 (43.65%) Cisco ASA
10 53 (42.06%) Load Balancing
10 53 (42.06%) OSPF
11 51 (40.48%) WAN
12 50 (39.68%) BGP
13 49 (38.89%) Linux
14 47 (37.30%) E-Commerce
14 47 (37.30%) Cisco IOS
15 46 (36.51%) DNS
16 44 (34.92%) DevOps
16 44 (34.92%) Arista
17 43 (34.13%) NetScaler
18 41 (32.54%) PowerShell
18 41 (32.54%) LAN
18 41 (32.54%) MPLS
19 40 (31.75%) Unix
19 40 (31.75%) Python
19 40 (31.75%) IGRP
19 40 (31.75%) vCenter Server
19 40 (31.75%) vRealize
20 38 (30.16%) Analytical Skills

F5
Co-occurring 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 4 (3.17%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 36 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (8.73%) Akamai
4 1 (0.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 88 (69.84%) Firewall
2 58 (46.03%) VPN
3 55 (43.65%) Cisco ASA
4 53 (42.06%) OSPF
5 51 (40.48%) WAN
6 50 (39.68%) BGP
7 47 (37.30%) Cisco IOS
8 46 (36.51%) DNS
9 43 (34.13%) NetScaler
10 41 (32.54%) LAN
10 41 (32.54%) MPLS
11 40 (31.75%) IGRP
12 38 (30.16%) HTTP
13 35 (27.78%) EIGRP
13 35 (27.78%) GLBP
13 35 (27.78%) Network Security
14 29 (23.02%) IPsec
14 29 (23.02%) SSL
15 27 (21.43%) DWDM
16 22 (17.46%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.56%) Big Data
2 5 (3.97%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 34 (26.98%) Jenkins
2 10 (7.94%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.79%) AutoIt
General
1 9 (7.14%) Finance
2 5 (3.97%) Electronics
3 4 (3.17%) Retail
4 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (39.68%) Network Engineer
2 25 (19.84%) Senior Network Engineer
3 20 (15.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 19 (15.08%) Automation Engineer
4 19 (15.08%) Security Engineer
5 11 (8.73%) Analyst
5 11 (8.73%) Automation Analyst
5 11 (8.73%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 10 (7.94%) Senior Security Engineer
7 9 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 9 (7.14%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 9 (7.14%) Data Centre Engineer
7 9 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
7 9 (7.14%) Network Systems Engineer
7 9 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (5.56%) Consultant
8 7 (5.56%) Network Consultant
8 7 (5.56%) Network Security Consultant
8 7 (5.56%) Security Consultant
9 6 (4.76%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (30.16%) HTML
1 38 (30.16%) XML
2 30 (23.81%) Middleware
3 12 (9.52%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.79%) COM
4 1 (0.79%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 84 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 38 (30.16%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (29.37%) Public Cloud
4 30 (23.81%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (3.97%) Digital TV
5 5 (3.97%) Smartphone
6 4 (3.17%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (2.38%) NHS
8 1 (0.79%) Clustering
8 1 (0.79%) Fintech
8 1 (0.79%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 49 (38.89%) Linux
2 40 (31.75%) Unix
3 35 (27.78%) Windows
4 5 (3.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (42.06%) Load Balancing
2 47 (37.30%) E-Commerce
3 44 (34.92%) DevOps
4 34 (26.98%) Configuration Management
4 34 (26.98%) Mentoring
5 30 (23.81%) Continuous Deployment
5 30 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (23.81%) Test Automation
6 19 (15.08%) Service Management
7 12 (9.52%) Line Management
7 12 (9.52%) WAN Optimisation
8 11 (8.73%) Network Design
8 11 (8.73%) Network Management
8 11 (8.73%) Software Engineering
8 11 (8.73%) The Twelve-Factor App
9 10 (7.94%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 10 (7.94%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 7 (5.56%) Change Control
10 7 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
10 7 (5.56%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 41 (32.54%) PowerShell
2 40 (31.75%) Python
3 30 (23.81%) Bash Shell
3 30 (23.81%) JavaScript
3 30 (23.81%) Ruby
4 4 (3.17%) SQL
5 1 (0.79%) C
5 1 (0.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (18.25%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (17.46%) CCNP
3 13 (10.32%) CCNA
4 9 (7.14%) CCIE
4 9 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 8 (6.35%) SC Cleared
6 6 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (3.97%) RHCE
8 4 (3.17%) Degree
9 2 (1.59%) CCDP
10 1 (0.79%) CCA
10 1 (0.79%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.79%) MCITP
10 1 (0.79%) MCP
10 1 (0.79%) MCSA
10 1 (0.79%) MCSE
10 1 (0.79%) MCTS
10 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (6.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (6.35%) PCI DSS
3 7 (5.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 7 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 4 (3.17%) SLA
5 1 (0.79%) GDPR
5 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 36 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (24.60%) Active Directory
2 31 (24.60%) Virtual Desktop
3 30 (23.81%) Virtual Servers
3 30 (23.81%) vSphere
4 10 (7.94%) VMware NSX
5 5 (3.97%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.79%) NFS
6 1 (0.79%) XenApp
6 1 (0.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 40 (31.75%) vCenter Server
1 40 (31.75%) vRealize
2 33 (26.19%) Puppet
3 30 (23.81%) Ansible
4 29 (23.02%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (15.08%) Terraform
6 1 (0.79%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.79%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.79%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.79%) SCCM
6 1 (0.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 113 (89.68%) Cisco
2 74 (58.73%) Citrix
2 74 (58.73%) VMware
3 70 (55.56%) Fortinet
4 69 (54.76%) CheckPoint
5 67 (53.17%) Palo Alto
6 44 (34.92%) Arista
7 34 (26.98%) Juniper
8 30 (23.81%) AppDynamics
8 30 (23.81%) BMC
8 30 (23.81%) Splunk
8 30 (23.81%) WorldPay
9 22 (17.46%) ServiceNow
10 21 (16.67%) Riverbed
11 17 (13.49%) Blue Coat
12 11 (8.73%) Zscaler
13 10 (7.94%) Aruba
13 10 (7.94%) Meraki
13 10 (7.94%) Tufin
14 8 (6.35%) Symantec