Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 240 272 238
Rank change year-on-year +32 -34 -1
Permanent jobs citing F5 105 88 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.92% 0.74% 0.94%
As % of the Vendors category 2.11% 1.71% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 65 74 107
East of England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% - +8.25%
10th Percentile £39,500 £27,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,125 £67,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +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 East of England.

All Vendors
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 4,987 5,155 5,889
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 43.68% 43.12% 43.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3,600 4,008 4,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +3.45%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +19 60 £62,500 +4.17% 6
Cambridgeshire +27 31 £42,500 +4.94% 2
Suffolk -12 6 £33,000 +11.86%
Essex +30 5 £53,750 -6.52%
Bedfordshire -5 3 £46,500 -7.00%
F5
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 90 (85.71%) Cisco
2 75 (71.43%) Firewall
3 60 (57.14%) Data Centre
4 54 (51.43%) Load Balancing
5 53 (50.48%) Citrix
6 50 (47.62%) VMware
7 44 (41.90%) Fortinet
8 42 (40.00%) Palo Alto
8 42 (40.00%) CheckPoint
9 39 (37.14%) Cisco ASA
10 38 (36.19%) DNS
11 36 (34.29%) Linux
12 35 (33.33%) VPN
12 35 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
13 33 (31.43%) Windows
14 32 (30.48%) Amazon AWS
14 32 (30.48%) DevOps
15 31 (29.52%) Unix
16 30 (28.57%) Python
16 30 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
16 30 (28.57%) PowerShell
17 29 (27.62%) vRealize
17 29 (27.62%) Public Cloud
17 29 (27.62%) Active Directory
17 29 (27.62%) Virtual Desktop
17 29 (27.62%) vCenter Server
18 28 (26.67%) Linux Command Line
18 28 (26.67%) Continuous Deployment
18 28 (26.67%) Virtual Servers
18 28 (26.67%) Juniper

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 3 (2.86%) Apache
1 3 (2.86%) nginx
2 2 (1.90%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.95%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 32 (30.48%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.81%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.90%) IaaS
4 2 (1.90%) PaaS
5 1 (0.95%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 75 (71.43%) Firewall
2 39 (37.14%) Cisco ASA
3 38 (36.19%) DNS
4 35 (33.33%) VPN
5 26 (24.76%) Cisco IOS
5 26 (24.76%) OSPF
6 24 (22.86%) WAN
7 23 (21.90%) BGP
8 22 (20.95%) MPLS
8 22 (20.95%) NetScaler
9 21 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 21 (20.00%) LAN
10 19 (18.10%) EIGRP
10 19 (18.10%) GLBP
10 19 (18.10%) IGRP
10 19 (18.10%) Network Security
11 15 (14.29%) IPsec
11 15 (14.29%) SSL
12 14 (13.33%) DWDM
12 14 (13.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.86%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.95%) MySQL
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.95%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 28 (26.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.95%) AutoIt
2 1 (0.95%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (4.76%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.81%) Finance
3 3 (2.86%) Retail
4 1 (0.95%) Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (45.71%) Network Engineer
2 17 (16.19%) Automation Engineer
2 17 (16.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (15.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 16 (15.24%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 16 (15.24%) Security Engineer
4 15 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
5 14 (13.33%) Network Security Engineer
6 13 (12.38%) Analyst
6 13 (12.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 11 (10.48%) Automation Analyst
8 10 (9.52%) Network Manager
9 6 (5.71%) Architect
10 5 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
10 5 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 5 (4.76%) Deployment Engineer
10 5 (4.76%) Network Deployment Engineer
10 5 (4.76%) Network Security Manager
10 5 (4.76%) Security Manager
11 4 (3.81%) Data Centre Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (26.67%) Middleware
2 14 (13.33%) HTML
2 14 (13.33%) XML
3 5 (4.76%) 802.1X
4 3 (2.86%) AngularJS
4 3 (2.86%) Node.js
4 3 (2.86%) React
5 1 (0.95%) COM
5 1 (0.95%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 60 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 29 (27.62%) Public Cloud
3 28 (26.67%) Linux Command Line
4 15 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.81%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.86%) NHS
7 2 (1.90%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.90%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.95%) Clustering
8 1 (0.95%) Fintech
8 1 (0.95%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 36 (34.29%) Linux
2 33 (31.43%) Windows
3 31 (29.52%) Unix
4 4 (3.81%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.90%) AIX
5 2 (1.90%) Android
6 1 (0.95%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (51.43%) Load Balancing
2 32 (30.48%) DevOps
3 28 (26.67%) Configuration Management
3 28 (26.67%) Continuous Deployment
3 28 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (26.67%) Test Automation
4 26 (24.76%) E-Commerce
5 18 (17.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 17 (16.19%) Service Management
7 16 (15.24%) Mentoring
8 14 (13.33%) Service Delivery
9 11 (10.48%) Line Management
10 9 (8.57%) Supplier Management
11 8 (7.62%) ITIL
11 8 (7.62%) Network Design
12 7 (6.67%) Change Management
13 6 (5.71%) Problem-Solving
13 6 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (4.76%) Proactive Monitoring
14 5 (4.76%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 30 (28.57%) PowerShell
1 30 (28.57%) Python
2 28 (26.67%) Bash Shell
2 28 (26.67%) JavaScript
2 28 (26.67%) Ruby
3 9 (8.57%) C
4 3 (2.86%) Java
4 3 (2.86%) PHP
5 1 (0.95%) SQL
5 1 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (25.71%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (21.90%) CCNP
3 22 (20.95%) CCNA
4 10 (9.52%) Degree
5 9 (8.57%) Security Cleared
6 7 (6.67%) SC Cleared
7 5 (4.76%) CCIE
8 3 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (2.86%) JNCIA
8 3 (2.86%) MCP
9 2 (1.90%) CCSA
9 2 (1.90%) CCSE
9 2 (1.90%) Chartered Engineer
9 2 (1.90%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.95%) CCDP
10 1 (0.95%) CCENT
10 1 (0.95%) MCITP
10 1 (0.95%) MCTS
10 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.71%) PCI DSS
2 5 (4.76%) SLA
3 2 (1.90%) GDPR
4 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (27.62%) Active Directory
2 29 (27.62%) Virtual Desktop
3 28 (26.67%) Virtual Servers
3 28 (26.67%) vSphere
4 14 (13.33%) ProxySG
5 4 (3.81%) VMware NSX
6 2 (1.90%) Ceph
7 1 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.95%) NFS
7 1 (0.95%) XenApp
7 1 (0.95%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 29 (27.62%) vCenter Server
1 29 (27.62%) vRealize
2 28 (26.67%) Ansible
3 20 (19.05%) Terraform
4 18 (17.14%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (17.14%) Puppet
5 9 (8.57%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (1.90%) Grafana
6 2 (1.90%) HAProxy
6 2 (1.90%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.90%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.95%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.95%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.95%) PowerCLI
7 1 (0.95%) SCCM
7 1 (0.95%) WSUS
Vendors
1 90 (85.71%) Cisco
2 53 (50.48%) Citrix
3 50 (47.62%) VMware
4 44 (41.90%) Fortinet
5 42 (40.00%) CheckPoint
5 42 (40.00%) Palo Alto
6 28 (26.67%) AppDynamics
6 28 (26.67%) BMC
6 28 (26.67%) Juniper
6 28 (26.67%) Splunk
6 28 (26.67%) WorldPay
7 24 (22.86%) Arista
8 20 (19.05%) ServiceNow
9 18 (17.14%) Blue Coat
10 9 (8.57%) Riverbed
11 4 (3.81%) Google
11 4 (3.81%) HP
11 4 (3.81%) Microsoft
11 4 (3.81%) NetApp
11 4 (3.81%) Oracle