The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
Rank 80 95 78
Rank change year-on-year +15 -17  
Permanent jobs citing F5 9 13 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.89% 1.20% 2.11%
As % of the Vendors category 1.93% 2.59% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 20
Median salary £57,500 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.29% -15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £42,500 £38,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £51,000
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 Essex.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 466 501 589
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 45.91% 46.43% 47.85%
Number of salaries quoted 341 362 460
Median salary £47,500 £42,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.09% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

F5
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for F5 in Essex

F5
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Essex region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Colchester 0 5 £57,500 +35.29%
Basildon +15 3 £60,000 -
Brentwood - 1 - -
F5
East of England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Essex region with a requirement for F5.

1 12 (80.00%) Firewall
2 9 (60.00%) Linux
3 8 (53.33%) CCNP
3 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (46.67%) CheckPoint
4 7 (46.67%) Internet
4 7 (46.67%) Citrix
4 7 (46.67%) OSPF
4 7 (46.67%) BGP
4 7 (46.67%) Finance
4 7 (46.67%) DNS
4 7 (46.67%) Cisco
4 7 (46.67%) Load Balancing
5 6 (40.00%) Infoblox
5 6 (40.00%) Windows
5 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
6 5 (33.33%) VMware
6 5 (33.33%) Nagios
6 5 (33.33%) ITIL
6 5 (33.33%) JBoss
6 5 (33.33%) Java
6 5 (33.33%) Oracle
6 5 (33.33%) VPN
6 5 (33.33%) Python
6 5 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (33.33%) BIG-IP

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 5 (33.33%) JBoss
2 4 (26.67%) Apache
2 4 (26.67%) GlassFish
2 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
3 2 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (20.00%) Office 365
2 2 (13.33%) iTunes
3 1 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) BGP
2 7 (46.67%) DNS
2 7 (46.67%) Internet
2 7 (46.67%) OSPF
3 5 (33.33%) BIG-IP
3 5 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 5 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (33.33%) VPN
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (26.67%) DHCP
4 4 (26.67%) DMVPN
4 4 (26.67%) LAN
4 4 (26.67%) LDAP
4 4 (26.67%) NetScreen
4 4 (26.67%) Network Security
4 4 (26.67%) OpenLDAP
4 4 (26.67%) WAN
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Applications Support
2 4 (26.67%) Applications Support Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Check Point Specialist
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco Network Specialist
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco Security Specialist
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco Specialist
2 4 (26.67%) Network Security Specialist
2 4 (26.67%) Network Specialist
2 4 (26.67%) Security Specialist
2 4 (26.67%) Support Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Automation Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Check Point Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Citrix Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Network Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Service Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
1 4 (26.67%) HTML
1 4 (26.67%) Middleware
1 4 (26.67%) SOAP
1 4 (26.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) DataPower
1 4 (26.67%) Fat Client
1 4 (26.67%) Thin Client
1 4 (26.67%) Wiki
2 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (13.33%) Smartphone
4 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Load Balancing
2 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (33.33%) ITIL
3 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 4 (26.67%) BCP
4 4 (26.67%) Change Control
4 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
4 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
4 4 (26.67%) Line Management
4 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (26.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) Security Auditing
5 3 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (20.00%) High Availability
5 3 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (13.33%) Capacity Management
7 1 (6.67%) DevOps
7 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Java
1 5 (33.33%) Python
2 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Perl
3 1 (6.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) CCNP
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (26.67%) CCSE
2 4 (26.67%) Degree
3 3 (20.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Nagios
2 4 (26.67%) Opsview
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (13.33%) SCCM
3 2 (13.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) CheckPoint
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco
1 7 (46.67%) Citrix
2 6 (40.00%) Infoblox
3 5 (33.33%) Oracle
3 5 (33.33%) VMware
4 4 (26.67%) Blue Coat
4 4 (26.67%) IBM
4 4 (26.67%) Imperva
4 4 (26.67%) Splunk
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) NetApp
6 2 (13.33%) Apple
6 2 (13.33%) Clearswift
6 2 (13.33%) HP
6 2 (13.33%) Proofpoint
6 2 (13.33%) Symantec
7 1 (6.67%) Hortonworks
7 1 (6.67%) Palo Alto
7 1 (6.67%) Red Hat