The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 29 April 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.

F5
UK / England
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 352 348 305
Rank change year-on-year -4 -43  
Permanent jobs citing F5 675 884 1123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.82% 0.91% 1.08%
As % of the Vendors category 1.87% 2.01% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 527 766 850
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
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 England.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 36070 44056 48796
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.99% 45.34% 46.89%
Number of salaries quoted 29216 36407 39494
Median salary £47,500 £46,150 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.92% +0.32%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

F5
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for F5 in England

F5
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing F5 in England over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Salary histogram for F5 in England

F5
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
London +11 252 £57,500 +4.54% 21
South East +4 251 £50,000 - 10
Yorkshire +17 50 £51,500 +3.00% 4
East of England -30 44 £52,500 -4.54% 6
West Midlands +36 37 £47,500 - 8
North West -28 17 £47,500 +21.79% 5
South West +3 12 £42,500 -21.71% 7
East Midlands +7 4 £50,000 +11.11% 1
North East 0 1 £31,000 -17.33%
F5
UK

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 England region with a requirement for F5.

1 1144 (84.80%) Cisco
2 890 (65.97%) Firewall
3 733 (54.34%) Cisco Certification
4 642 (47.59%) Juniper
5 631 (46.78%) CheckPoint
6 536 (39.73%) CCNP
7 442 (32.77%) Palo Alto
8 431 (31.95%) WAN
9 418 (30.99%) Cisco ASA
10 380 (28.17%) BGP
11 377 (27.95%) LAN
11 377 (27.95%) Network Security
12 367 (27.21%) OSPF
13 344 (25.50%) MPLS
14 337 (24.98%) VPN
15 324 (24.02%) Load Balancing
16 320 (23.72%) Data Centre
17 299 (22.16%) Windows
18 288 (21.35%) Linux
19 278 (20.61%) Cisco Nexus
20 267 (19.79%) Wireless
21 258 (19.13%) Cisco IOS
22 252 (18.68%) CCNA
23 243 (18.01%) TCP/IP
24 237 (17.57%) Blue Coat
24 237 (17.57%) VMware
25 232 (17.20%) Finance
26 230 (17.05%) ITIL
27 229 (16.98%) Microsoft
28 216 (16.01%) CCIE

F5
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 56 (4.15%) MS Exchange
2 42 (3.11%) Skype for Business
3 40 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 36 (2.67%) Apache
4 36 (2.67%) Tomcat
5 30 (2.22%) IIS
6 25 (1.85%) SharePoint
6 25 (1.85%) WebLogic
7 15 (1.11%) JBoss
8 12 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
9 11 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (0.67%) SAS
11 7 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (0.37%) nginx
13 4 (0.30%) GlassFish
14 3 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2000
14 3 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (0.22%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 63 (4.67%) Microsoft Office
2 35 (2.59%) MS Visio
3 28 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
4 26 (1.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.52%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.074%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.22%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.15%) assyst
4 1 (0.074%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 49 (3.63%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (1.11%) Office 365
4 13 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.59%) Akamai
6 7 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 5 (0.37%) SaaS
8 3 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.15%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.15%) IaaS
9 2 (0.15%) iTunes
9 2 (0.15%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.15%) PaaS
10 1 (0.074%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 890 (65.97%) Firewall
2 431 (31.95%) WAN
3 418 (30.99%) Cisco ASA
4 380 (28.17%) BGP
5 377 (27.95%) LAN
5 377 (27.95%) Network Security
6 367 (27.21%) OSPF
7 344 (25.50%) MPLS
8 337 (24.98%) VPN
9 278 (20.61%) Cisco Nexus
10 267 (19.79%) Wireless
11 258 (19.13%) Cisco IOS
12 243 (18.01%) TCP/IP
13 205 (15.20%) DNS
14 159 (11.79%) EIGRP
15 148 (10.97%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 134 (9.93%) IPsec
17 129 (9.56%) SSL
17 129 (9.56%) VLAN
18 127 (9.41%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (4.15%) SQL Server
2 27 (2.00%) NoSQL
3 24 (1.78%) Apache Cassandra
4 22 (1.63%) MongoDB
5 13 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (0.67%) Relational Database
7 8 (0.59%) MySQL
8 6 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.30%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.22%) Redis
10 3 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.15%) Big Data
11 2 (0.15%) DB2
11 2 (0.15%) PowerPivot
11 2 (0.15%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.074%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.074%) JasperReports
12 1 (0.074%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 36 (2.67%) Git (software)
2 16 (1.19%) Sonatype Nexus
3 14 (1.04%) Jenkins
4 13 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (0.37%) Maven
6 4 (0.30%) Ant
7 1 (0.074%) Bower
7 1 (0.074%) Bundler
7 1 (0.074%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.074%) Firebug
7 1 (0.074%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.074%) Gradle
7 1 (0.074%) Grunt
7 1 (0.074%) gulp
7 1 (0.074%) Hudson
7 1 (0.074%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.074%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.074%) JIRA
7 1 (0.074%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.074%) Mocha
General
1 232 (17.20%) Finance
2 82 (6.08%) Telecoms
3 59 (4.37%) Banking
4 34 (2.52%) Games
5 28 (2.08%) German Language
6 21 (1.56%) French Language
7 17 (1.26%) Investment Banking
8 16 (1.19%) Advertising
8 16 (1.19%) Retail
9 14 (1.04%) Back Office
10 13 (0.96%) Billing
10 13 (0.96%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.59%) Marketing
12 6 (0.44%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.44%) Online Betting
13 5 (0.37%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.37%) Electronics
14 4 (0.30%) Law
15 3 (0.22%) Local Government
16 2 (0.15%) Military
Job Titles
1 682 (50.56%) Network Engineer
2 239 (17.72%) Security Engineer
3 184 (13.64%) Cisco Engineer
4 172 (12.75%) Senior Network Engineer
5 155 (11.49%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 138 (10.23%) Network Security Engineer
7 137 (10.16%) Juniper Engineer
8 115 (8.52%) Consultant
9 113 (8.38%) Analyst
10 110 (8.15%) Architect
11 84 (6.23%) Senior Security Engineer
12 75 (5.56%) Firewall Engineer
13 74 (5.49%) Network Analyst
14 72 (5.34%) Senior Cisco Engineer
15 66 (4.89%) Cisco Security Engineer
16 64 (4.74%) Network Architect
17 62 (4.60%) Support Engineer
18 59 (4.37%) Network Support
18 59 (4.37%) Security Consultant
19 55 (4.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (4.23%) 802.1X
2 30 (2.22%) CSS
2 30 (2.22%) Web Services
3 16 (1.19%) HTML
4 15 (1.11%) .NET
4 15 (1.11%) REST
5 12 (0.89%) Middleware
6 10 (0.74%) J2EE
6 10 (0.74%) XML
7 7 (0.52%) SOAP
8 6 (0.44%) Ajax
9 5 (0.37%) jQuery
9 5 (0.37%) Regular Expression
10 3 (0.22%) Kafka
10 3 (0.22%) LAMP
10 3 (0.22%) LEMP Stack
10 3 (0.22%) MAPI
10 3 (0.22%) RESTful
11 2 (0.15%) CSS3
11 2 (0.15%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 320 (23.72%) Data Centre
2 68 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (3.78%) Security Operations Centre
4 42 (3.11%) Clustering
5 39 (2.89%) Linux Command Line
6 29 (2.15%) Computer Science
7 28 (2.08%) PKI
8 23 (1.70%) Fintech
9 20 (1.48%) Management Information System
10 16 (1.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 16 (1.19%) Driving Licence
11 12 (0.89%) Fat Client
11 12 (0.89%) Thin Client
12 10 (0.74%) Replication
12 10 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
13 9 (0.67%) RSA SecurID
14 7 (0.52%) FlexPod
15 6 (0.44%) DataPower
15 6 (0.44%) Virtual Team
16 5 (0.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 299 (22.16%) Windows
2 288 (21.35%) Linux
3 163 (12.08%) Unix
4 110 (8.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 99 (7.34%) Windows Server
6 68 (5.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 62 (4.60%) Solaris
8 58 (4.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 46 (3.41%) Windows 2000
10 29 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 17 (1.26%) Windows 7
12 15 (1.11%) Ubuntu
13 12 (0.89%) Windows XP
14 7 (0.52%) Windows 10
15 6 (0.44%) CentOS
16 5 (0.37%) Windows 8
17 3 (0.22%) Debian
17 3 (0.22%) VMS
17 3 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
18 2 (0.15%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (24.02%) Load Balancing
2 230 (17.05%) ITIL
3 149 (11.05%) Presales
4 143 (10.60%) Network Design
5 111 (8.23%) Mentoring
6 103 (7.64%) High Availability
7 95 (7.04%) Network Monitoring
8 92 (6.82%) Risk Management
9 79 (5.86%) Kalman Filter
10 73 (5.41%) Change Control
11 72 (5.34%) Information Security
12 66 (4.89%) Network Management
13 65 (4.82%) Project Management
14 58 (4.30%) Network Architecture
15 55 (4.08%) Change Management
16 54 (4.00%) E-Commerce
16 54 (4.00%) Security Operations
16 54 (4.00%) Service Delivery
17 44 (3.26%) Root Cause Analysis
17 44 (3.26%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (4.89%) SQL
2 53 (3.93%) PowerShell
3 51 (3.78%) Python
4 49 (3.63%) Perl
5 27 (2.00%) Java
6 20 (1.48%) Bash Shell
7 11 (0.82%) PHP
8 8 (0.59%) C
8 8 (0.59%) Ruby
9 7 (0.52%) Shell Script
10 5 (0.37%) JavaScript
11 4 (0.30%) C++
12 3 (0.22%) VBScript
13 2 (0.15%) Lisp
13 2 (0.15%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.15%) VBA
14 1 (0.074%) AWK
14 1 (0.074%) C#
14 1 (0.074%) Groovy
14 1 (0.074%) VB
Qualifications
1 733 (54.34%) Cisco Certification
2 536 (39.73%) CCNP
3 252 (18.68%) CCNA
4 216 (16.01%) CCIE
5 92 (6.82%) CCSE
6 91 (6.75%) Security Cleared
7 75 (5.56%) JNCIS
8 72 (5.34%) Degree
9 60 (4.45%) CCSP
10 59 (4.37%) SC Cleared
11 47 (3.48%) JNCIA
12 45 (3.34%) CCSA
13 36 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
14 32 (2.37%) CCDA
14 32 (2.37%) MCSE
15 26 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
16 23 (1.70%) JNCIP
16 23 (1.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 22 (1.63%) CCDP
17 22 (1.63%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (6.82%) SLA
2 65 (4.82%) PCI DSS
3 27 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 17 (1.26%) ISO27002
5 16 (1.19%) QA
6 14 (1.04%) PMO
7 12 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (0.59%) GPG13
9 1 (0.074%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.074%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 196 (14.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 134 (9.93%) Active Directory
3 52 (3.85%) Hyper-V
4 49 (3.63%) ProxySG
5 31 (2.30%) vSphere
6 26 (1.93%) Forefront TMG
7 19 (1.41%) VMware ESX
7 19 (1.41%) XenApp
8 14 (1.04%) OpenSIPS
8 14 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (0.96%) XenDesktop
10 12 (0.89%) Docker
11 10 (0.74%) Firmware
12 9 (0.67%) ISA Server
12 9 (0.67%) Terminal Services
12 9 (0.67%) VMware Workstation
13 5 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
13 5 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
14 4 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
15 3 (0.22%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 89 (6.60%) FortiGate
2 57 (4.23%) Puppet
3 37 (2.74%) SCCM
4 33 (2.45%) SCOM
5 31 (2.30%) Cisco Prime
6 29 (2.15%) Ansible
7 20 (1.48%) Cisco CUCM
8 18 (1.33%) SolarWinds Orion
9 16 (1.19%) Nagios
10 15 (1.11%) Cisco CME
10 15 (1.11%) HAProxy
11 14 (1.04%) Microsoft Clustering
11 14 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
12 13 (0.96%) WSUS
13 10 (0.74%) vCenter Server
14 9 (0.67%) Backup Exec
14 9 (0.67%) Cisco UCCE
14 9 (0.67%) NetBackup
15 7 (0.52%) EMC Navisphere
15 7 (0.52%) MOM
Vendors
1 1144 (84.80%) Cisco
2 642 (47.59%) Juniper
3 631 (46.78%) CheckPoint
4 442 (32.77%) Palo Alto
5 237 (17.57%) Blue Coat
5 237 (17.57%) VMware
6 229 (16.98%) Microsoft
7 211 (15.64%) Fortinet
8 136 (10.08%) SolarWinds
9 131 (9.71%) HP
10 125 (9.27%) Riverbed
11 110 (8.15%) Sourcefire
12 91 (6.75%) Aruba
13 89 (6.60%) Citrix
14 70 (5.19%) Forcepoint
15 69 (5.11%) Brocade
16 64 (4.74%) Extreme Networks
17 63 (4.67%) SonicWALL
18 60 (4.45%) Intel Security
18 60 (4.45%) WatchGuard
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
South East London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to £75,000 plus bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benifits
Posted: Yesterday
Chertsey, Surrey
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + £25k bonus + equity + commission
Posted: 22 hours ago
Orpington, Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newmarket, Suffolk
Ashdown IT
Salary: £24000 - £38000 per annum + benefits + certified training
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Source Technology
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum + bonus package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rullion
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Cannock, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum Salary Neg DOE, and full package
Posted: Yesterday
West Malling, Kent
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + car allowance + pension + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Computershare Investor Services
Salary: Competitive Salary + 25 Days Holiday + Share Plan
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Overtime + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible Working + Oncall
Posted: 2 days ago
Newmarket, Suffolk
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum + training + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Base salary to £75,000 plus 10% bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Computershare Investor Services
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary + 25 Days Holiday + Share Plan
Posted: 2 days ago