Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 244 260 249
Rank change year-on-year +16 -11 -26
Permanent jobs citing F5 78 100 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.74% 0.85% 0.95%
As % of the Vendors category 1.68% 2.01% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 57 93 107
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £67,500
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 4,633 4,981 5,600
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 43.67% 42.56% 42.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3,342 4,001 4,478
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -10 46 £60,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire +15 16 £31,500 +8.62% 4
Suffolk +3 10 £27,500 -16.67% 2
Essex +28 3 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Bedfordshire -6 3 £70,000 +40.00% 1
F5
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 61 (78.21%) Cisco
2 47 (60.26%) Firewall
3 34 (43.59%) CheckPoint
4 31 (39.74%) Palo Alto
5 28 (35.90%) Data Centre
5 28 (35.90%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (35.90%) Juniper
6 27 (34.62%) Load Balancing
7 25 (32.05%) VMware
7 25 (32.05%) CCNA
8 24 (30.77%) Citrix
9 23 (29.49%) Cisco ASA
10 22 (28.21%) Fortinet
11 20 (25.64%) Blue Coat
12 19 (24.36%) CCNP
12 19 (24.36%) VPN
13 17 (21.79%) VMware Infrastructure
13 17 (21.79%) Cisco Nexus
14 16 (20.51%) WAN
14 16 (20.51%) Linux
14 16 (20.51%) LAN
15 15 (19.23%) Windows
15 15 (19.23%) OSPF
15 15 (19.23%) NetScaler
15 15 (19.23%) Cisco IOS
16 14 (17.95%) Network Security
16 14 (17.95%) Arista
16 14 (17.95%) E-Commerce
16 14 (17.95%) DNS
17 13 (16.67%) Service Delivery

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 (5.13%) Apache
1 4 (5.13%) nginx
2 3 (3.85%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.10%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (3.85%) IaaS
4 3 (3.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (60.26%) Firewall
2 23 (29.49%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (24.36%) VPN
4 17 (21.79%) Cisco Nexus
5 16 (20.51%) LAN
5 16 (20.51%) WAN
6 15 (19.23%) Cisco IOS
6 15 (19.23%) NetScaler
6 15 (19.23%) OSPF
7 14 (17.95%) DNS
7 14 (17.95%) Network Security
8 13 (16.67%) BGP
8 13 (16.67%) Wireless
9 12 (15.38%) EIGRP
9 12 (15.38%) GLBP
9 12 (15.38%) IGRP
9 12 (15.38%) MPLS
10 11 (14.10%) Cisco Wireless
11 10 (12.82%) DWDM
12 8 (10.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.13%) MongoDB
2 3 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.28%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (11.54%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.85%) Military
3 2 (2.56%) Finance
4 1 (1.28%) Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (51.28%) Network Engineer
2 14 (17.95%) Security Engineer
3 13 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 11 (14.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 11 (14.10%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 11 (14.10%) Analyst
4 11 (14.10%) Senior Network Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 8 (10.26%) Network Manager
6 5 (6.41%) Architect
7 4 (5.13%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Engineering Manager
7 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Network Engineering Manager
7 4 (5.13%) Systems Engineering Manager
7 4 (5.13%) Systems Manager
8 3 (3.85%) Graduate Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Network Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.26%) HTML
1 8 (10.26%) XML
2 6 (7.69%) Middleware
3 4 (5.13%) 802.1X
3 4 (5.13%) AngularJS
3 4 (5.13%) Node.js
3 4 (5.13%) React
4 1 (1.28%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 28 (35.90%) Data Centre
2 9 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.26%) Public Cloud
4 6 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 6 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (6.41%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (3.85%) Cloud Native
7 2 (2.56%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.51%) Linux
2 15 (19.23%) Windows
3 9 (11.54%) Unix
3 9 (11.54%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.85%) AIX
4 3 (3.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.62%) Load Balancing
2 14 (17.95%) E-Commerce
3 13 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 10 (12.82%) Change Management
4 10 (12.82%) DevOps
5 9 (11.54%) ITIL
5 9 (11.54%) Mentoring
5 9 (11.54%) Proactive Monitoring
6 8 (10.26%) Incident Management
7 7 (8.97%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (7.69%) Configuration Management
8 6 (7.69%) Continuous Deployment
8 6 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (7.69%) Supplier Management
8 6 (7.69%) Test Automation
8 6 (7.69%) Virtual Environments
9 5 (6.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 5 (6.41%) Service Management
10 4 (5.13%) Line Management
10 4 (5.13%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.54%) C
2 8 (10.26%) Python
3 6 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 6 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 6 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 6 (7.69%) Ruby
4 4 (5.13%) Java
4 4 (5.13%) PHP
5 2 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (35.90%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (32.05%) CCNA
3 19 (24.36%) CCNP
4 11 (14.10%) Degree
5 9 (11.54%) Security Cleared
6 7 (8.97%) SC Cleared
7 6 (7.69%) MCP
8 5 (6.41%) CCENT
8 5 (6.41%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (5.13%) JNCIA
10 3 (3.85%) CCSA
10 3 (3.85%) CCSE
11 2 (2.56%) CCIE
11 2 (2.56%) Chartered Engineer
11 2 (2.56%) DV Cleared
12 1 (1.28%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 1 (1.28%) CCIE Security
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.38%) SLA
2 10 (12.82%) PCI DSS
3 6 (7.69%) GDPR
System Software
1 17 (21.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (16.67%) ProxySG
3 6 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 6 (7.69%) Virtual Desktop
3 6 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
3 6 (7.69%) vSphere
4 3 (3.85%) Ceph
4 3 (3.85%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 9 (11.54%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (10.26%) Terraform
3 6 (7.69%) Ansible
3 6 (7.69%) vCenter Server
3 6 (7.69%) vRealize
4 4 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (5.13%) Puppet
5 3 (3.85%) FortiGate
5 3 (3.85%) Grafana
5 3 (3.85%) HAProxy
5 3 (3.85%) Kubernetes
5 3 (3.85%) Prometheus
6 1 (1.28%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 61 (78.21%) Cisco
2 34 (43.59%) CheckPoint
3 31 (39.74%) Palo Alto
4 28 (35.90%) Juniper
5 25 (32.05%) VMware
6 24 (30.77%) Citrix
7 22 (28.21%) Fortinet
8 20 (25.64%) Blue Coat
9 14 (17.95%) Arista
10 7 (8.97%) ServiceNow
10 7 (8.97%) WorldPay
11 6 (7.69%) AppDynamics
11 6 (7.69%) BMC
11 6 (7.69%) Google
11 6 (7.69%) Splunk
12 5 (6.41%) NetApp
12 5 (6.41%) Oracle
12 5 (6.41%) Riverbed
13 4 (5.13%) Aruba
13 4 (5.13%) Percona