Period
to 23 July 2017

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 6 months to 23 July 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
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 399 373 319
Rank change year-on-year -26 -54 +128
Permanent jobs citing F5 1273 1610 2154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.76% 0.85% 1.04%
As % of the Vendors category 1.72% 1.89% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1022 1377 1677
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,150 £73,450
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 73875 84961 96883
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 44.36% 44.69% 46.69%
Number of salaries quoted 58446 70052 78821
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 23 July 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 6 months to 23 July 2017. 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
London -5 497 £57,500 -2.13% 8
South East -19 416 £52,500 - 9
North of England +23 164 £47,500 - 7
Yorkshire +19 96 £50,000 - 6
Midlands +33 88 £47,500 - 7
East of England -34 87 £57,500 +4.55% 2
North West -3 67 £47,500 +11.76% 1
West Midlands +35 66 £48,750 +2.63% 4
South West +8 23 £42,500 -21.30% 6
East Midlands +17 21 £40,000 -9.09% 3
North East +2 1 £31,000 -13.89%
F5
UK

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 1093 (85.86%) Cisco
2 862 (67.71%) Firewall
3 684 (53.73%) Cisco Certification
4 622 (48.86%) CheckPoint
5 606 (47.60%) Juniper
6 539 (42.34%) CCNP
7 476 (37.39%) WAN
8 423 (33.23%) Palo Alto
9 421 (33.07%) Cisco ASA
10 416 (32.68%) BGP
11 394 (30.95%) OSPF
12 370 (29.07%) LAN
13 369 (28.99%) VPN
14 368 (28.91%) Load Balancing
15 364 (28.59%) Data Centre
16 361 (28.36%) MPLS
17 340 (26.71%) Windows
18 330 (25.92%) Linux
19 317 (24.90%) Network Security
20 284 (22.31%) VMware
21 281 (22.07%) Cisco Nexus
22 280 (22.00%) Wireless
23 268 (21.05%) TCP/IP
24 265 (20.82%) ITIL
25 256 (20.11%) DNS
26 241 (18.93%) CCNA
27 232 (18.22%) CCIE
27 232 (18.22%) Finance
28 222 (17.44%) Microsoft
29 218 (17.12%) VMware Infrastructure

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 69 (5.42%) MS Exchange
2 41 (3.22%) IIS
3 40 (3.14%) Apache
4 35 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 33 (2.59%) Skype for Business
5 33 (2.59%) Tomcat
6 18 (1.41%) WebLogic
7 17 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (0.86%) SAS
8 11 (0.86%) SharePoint
9 10 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (0.79%) OpenStack
10 8 (0.63%) nginx
11 7 (0.55%) JBoss
12 3 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.079%) Apache Qpid
13 1 (0.079%) CMS
13 1 (0.079%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 48 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (2.04%) MS Visio
3 18 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
4 16 (1.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.24%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 7 (0.55%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 79 (6.21%) Amazon AWS
2 76 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 7 (0.55%) Office 365
5 5 (0.39%) Akamai
6 4 (0.31%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.16%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.16%) IaaS
8 2 (0.16%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.16%) SaaS
9 1 (0.079%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.079%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 862 (67.71%) Firewall
2 476 (37.39%) WAN
3 421 (33.07%) Cisco ASA
4 416 (32.68%) BGP
5 394 (30.95%) OSPF
6 370 (29.07%) LAN
7 369 (28.99%) VPN
8 361 (28.36%) MPLS
9 317 (24.90%) Network Security
10 281 (22.07%) Cisco Nexus
11 280 (22.00%) Wireless
12 268 (21.05%) TCP/IP
13 256 (20.11%) DNS
14 206 (16.18%) EIGRP
15 201 (15.79%) Cisco IOS
16 184 (14.45%) IPsec
17 160 (12.57%) DHCP
18 155 (12.18%) SSL
19 152 (11.94%) VLAN
20 129 (10.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (4.24%) SQL Server
2 36 (2.83%) Apache Cassandra
3 32 (2.51%) NoSQL
4 25 (1.96%) MongoDB
5 22 (1.73%) MySQL
6 18 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
7 14 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (0.86%) Relational Database
9 7 (0.55%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.31%) Big Data
11 3 (0.24%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.24%) Riak
12 2 (0.16%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.16%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.079%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.079%) PowerPivot
13 1 (0.079%) Redis
13 1 (0.079%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.079%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 37 (2.91%) Git (software)
2 12 (0.94%) Jenkins
2 12 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 9 (0.71%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (0.16%) Maven
5 1 (0.079%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.079%) Grunt
5 1 (0.079%) gulp
5 1 (0.079%) Hudson
5 1 (0.079%) JUnit
5 1 (0.079%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.079%) PhantomJS
5 1 (0.079%) Selenium
5 1 (0.079%) Subversion
5 1 (0.079%) TeamCity
General
1 232 (18.22%) Finance
2 67 (5.26%) Banking
3 66 (5.18%) Telecoms
4 53 (4.16%) Digital Economy
5 36 (2.83%) German Language
6 26 (2.04%) Games
7 24 (1.89%) French Language
8 23 (1.81%) Back Office
9 22 (1.73%) Retail
10 21 (1.65%) Financial Institution
11 20 (1.57%) Law
11 20 (1.57%) Manufacturing
12 19 (1.49%) Electronics
12 19 (1.49%) Marketing
13 15 (1.18%) Legal
14 14 (1.10%) Investment Banking
15 9 (0.71%) Billing
16 4 (0.31%) Online Betting
17 3 (0.24%) Aerospace
18 2 (0.16%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 646 (50.75%) Network Engineer
2 213 (16.73%) Senior Network Engineer
3 193 (15.16%) Cisco Engineer
4 189 (14.85%) Security Engineer
5 166 (13.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 108 (8.48%) Network Security Engineer
7 107 (8.41%) Analyst
8 100 (7.86%) Consultant
8 100 (7.86%) Support Engineer
9 96 (7.54%) Architect
10 94 (7.38%) Juniper Engineer
11 72 (5.66%) Senior Cisco Engineer
12 70 (5.50%) Network Support
13 69 (5.42%) Senior Security Engineer
14 66 (5.18%) Network Architect
15 62 (4.87%) Network Support Engineer
16 59 (4.63%) Firewall Engineer
17 54 (4.24%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
18 53 (4.16%) Network Analyst
19 52 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (2.67%) Web Services
2 33 (2.59%) CSS
3 32 (2.51%) 802.1X
4 22 (1.73%) HTML
5 18 (1.41%) XML
6 16 (1.26%) REST
7 10 (0.79%) SailPoint
8 8 (0.63%) OAuth
8 8 (0.63%) OpenID
8 8 (0.63%) SAML
9 6 (0.47%) .NET
9 6 (0.47%) Ajax
10 5 (0.39%) FIX Protocol
10 5 (0.39%) JSON
11 4 (0.31%) AngularJS
11 4 (0.31%) Middleware
11 4 (0.31%) SOAP
12 3 (0.24%) Java EE
12 3 (0.24%) Kafka
12 3 (0.24%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 364 (28.59%) Data Centre
2 78 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (3.46%) Clustering
4 41 (3.22%) Linux Command Line
5 36 (2.83%) Computer Science
6 35 (2.75%) Security Operations Centre
7 28 (2.20%) Virtual Team
8 25 (1.96%) PKI
8 25 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
9 19 (1.49%) Fintech
10 17 (1.34%) Driving Licence
11 15 (1.18%) Management Information System
12 14 (1.10%) Private Cloud
13 13 (1.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 13 (1.02%) RSA SecurID
14 12 (0.94%) Fat Client
14 12 (0.94%) Public Cloud
14 12 (0.94%) Thin Client
15 11 (0.86%) FlexPod
16 9 (0.71%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 340 (26.71%) Windows
2 330 (25.92%) Linux
3 163 (12.80%) Unix
4 106 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 106 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 79 (6.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 66 (5.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 50 (3.93%) Solaris
8 41 (3.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 32 (2.51%) Windows 2000
10 21 (1.65%) CentOS
10 21 (1.65%) Ubuntu
11 18 (1.41%) Windows 7
12 10 (0.79%) Windows XP
13 8 (0.63%) CoreOS
13 8 (0.63%) Debian
13 8 (0.63%) VMS
14 5 (0.39%) Kali Linux
14 5 (0.39%) Windows 10
15 3 (0.24%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 368 (28.91%) Load Balancing
2 265 (20.82%) ITIL
3 146 (11.47%) Presales
4 119 (9.35%) Network Design
5 104 (8.17%) Mentoring
6 86 (6.76%) Network Monitoring
7 84 (6.60%) Network Management
8 74 (5.81%) Change Management
9 73 (5.73%) High Availability
10 67 (5.26%) E-Commerce
10 67 (5.26%) Project Management
11 64 (5.03%) Risk Management
12 62 (4.87%) Kalman Filter
13 57 (4.48%) Service Delivery
14 54 (4.24%) Information Security
15 51 (4.01%) Root Cause Analysis
16 49 (3.85%) Change Control
17 46 (3.61%) SIEM
18 44 (3.46%) Network Architecture
19 42 (3.30%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 78 (6.13%) Python
2 62 (4.87%) SQL
3 60 (4.71%) PowerShell
4 48 (3.77%) Perl
5 43 (3.38%) Bash Shell
6 34 (2.67%) Java
7 22 (1.73%) Ruby
8 11 (0.86%) Groovy
8 11 (0.86%) Shell Script
9 8 (0.63%) PHP
10 7 (0.55%) Go
10 7 (0.55%) Tcl
11 5 (0.39%) C-shell
11 5 (0.39%) Korn
12 4 (0.31%) C
13 3 (0.24%) VB
14 2 (0.16%) C++
14 2 (0.16%) Lisp
14 2 (0.16%) VBA
15 1 (0.079%) sed
Qualifications
1 684 (53.73%) Cisco Certification
2 539 (42.34%) CCNP
3 241 (18.93%) CCNA
4 232 (18.22%) CCIE
5 111 (8.72%) CCSE
6 83 (6.52%) Security Cleared
7 66 (5.18%) CCSA
8 65 (5.11%) Degree
9 60 (4.71%) JNCIS
9 60 (4.71%) SC Cleared
10 47 (3.69%) CCSP
11 41 (3.22%) CCDA
12 39 (3.06%) JNCIP
13 38 (2.99%) JNCIA
13 38 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
14 29 (2.28%) MCSE
15 26 (2.04%) MCSA
15 26 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 23 (1.81%) CCIE Service Provider
16 23 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (7.31%) SLA
2 43 (3.38%) PCI DSS
3 31 (2.44%) QA
4 22 (1.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 16 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 12 (0.94%) PMO
7 11 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (0.55%) COBIT
9 4 (0.31%) SAS 70
10 1 (0.079%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.079%) GPG13
10 1 (0.079%) NIST 800
System Software
1 218 (17.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 146 (11.47%) Active Directory
3 45 (3.53%) VMware ESXi
4 43 (3.38%) Hyper-V
5 40 (3.14%) ProxySG
6 39 (3.06%) vSphere
7 37 (2.91%) XenApp
8 26 (2.04%) Docker
9 23 (1.81%) Terminal Services
9 23 (1.81%) VMware Workstation
10 16 (1.26%) KVM
10 16 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
11 14 (1.10%) XenServer
12 13 (1.02%) Forefront TMG
13 11 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
13 11 (0.86%) vCloud
14 10 (0.79%) OpenSIPS
14 10 (0.79%) XenDesktop
15 9 (0.71%) Xen
16 8 (0.63%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 66 (5.18%) FortiGate
2 52 (4.08%) Puppet
3 40 (3.14%) Cisco Prime
4 28 (2.20%) Ansible
4 28 (2.20%) SCOM
4 28 (2.20%) WSUS
5 25 (1.96%) Cisco CUCM
6 24 (1.89%) SCCM
7 23 (1.81%) SolarWinds Orion
8 22 (1.73%) Nagios
9 21 (1.65%) vCenter Server
10 18 (1.41%) Backup Exec
10 18 (1.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 14 (1.10%) ZABBIX
12 13 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
12 13 (1.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 13 (1.02%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 11 (0.86%) Kubernetes
13 11 (0.86%) Terraform
14 9 (0.71%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 1093 (85.86%) Cisco
2 622 (48.86%) CheckPoint
3 606 (47.60%) Juniper
4 423 (33.23%) Palo Alto
5 284 (22.31%) VMware
6 222 (17.44%) Microsoft
7 207 (16.26%) Fortinet
8 197 (15.48%) Blue Coat
9 138 (10.84%) HP
10 131 (10.29%) Riverbed
11 129 (10.13%) SolarWinds
12 123 (9.66%) Citrix
13 103 (8.09%) Aruba
14 88 (6.91%) Sourcefire
15 73 (5.73%) Extreme Networks
16 67 (5.26%) Forcepoint
17 64 (5.03%) McAfee
18 58 (4.56%) Brocade
19 51 (4.01%) Red Hat
20 41 (3.22%) SonicWALL
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 basic plus 10% Bonus plus excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + Basic +
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Adeptis Group
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car Allow, Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Advanced
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Market rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £31,811 - 47,716 per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum Bonus > 25% + Medical Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Modis International
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
MHR
Salary: Competitive Salary and wider Benefits Package
Posted: 11 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Leidos
Posted: 27 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Modis International
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum, Benefits Leading Market Benefits + Car Allo
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
myBench Ltd
Salary: Market Rate
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HANDD Business Solutions
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HANDD Business Solutions
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Poole, Dorset
LV
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Computershare Investor Services
Salary: Competitive Salary + 25 Days Holiday + Share Plan + Pension
Posted: 25 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Salary: Excellent + Free SkyQ + loads more!
Posted: 23 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Salary: excellent benefits and bonus!
Posted: 25 days ago