Period
to 21 November 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 21 November 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 156 156
Rank change year-on-year -6 0 -2
Permanent jobs citing F5 39 64 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.00% 1.44% 1.34%
As % of the Vendors category 2.11% 2.98% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 33 62 35
Hertfordshire median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +13.64% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £38,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £86,000 £71,250 £70,100
East of England median annual salary £44,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -23.48% +15.00% -

F5 is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Hertfordshire.

All Vendors
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,847 2,150 2,181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 47.59% 48.47% 48.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1,347 1,787 1,720
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% -5.05% +7.61%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £26,725
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for F5 in Hertfordshire

F5
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for F5 in Hertfordshire

F5
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing F5 in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

Salary histogram for F5 in Hertfordshire

F5
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
Watford - 12 £45,000 - 1
Hatfield +1 6 £82,500 +73.68% 2
Ware - 6 £30,000 -
Welwyn Garden City -19 4 - -
Hemel Hempstead +19 3 £57,500 +9.52% 1
Stevenage +13 2 £62,500 +19.05%
F5
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for F5.

1 29 (74.36%) Cisco
2 22 (56.41%) Firewall
3 20 (51.28%) Juniper
4 17 (43.59%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (38.46%) CCNA
6 14 (35.90%) VMware
6 14 (35.90%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (35.90%) Palo Alto
7 13 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 13 (33.33%) Load Balancing
8 12 (30.77%) VPN
9 11 (28.21%) CCNP
9 11 (28.21%) Wireless
9 11 (28.21%) Blue Coat
9 11 (28.21%) ProxySG
9 11 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (25.64%) PCI DSS
10 10 (25.64%) Citrix
10 10 (25.64%) Data Centre
10 10 (25.64%) Arista
11 9 (23.08%) Cisco Wireless
11 9 (23.08%) Windows Server
11 9 (23.08%) OSPF
11 9 (23.08%) Windows
11 9 (23.08%) LAN
11 9 (23.08%) WAN
11 9 (23.08%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (20.51%) C
12 8 (20.51%) Cisco Prime
12 8 (20.51%) Service Delivery

F5
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (10.26%) Apache
1 4 (10.26%) nginx
2 3 (7.69%) OpenStack
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (7.69%) IaaS
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (56.41%) Firewall
2 14 (35.90%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 12 (30.77%) VPN
5 11 (28.21%) Wireless
6 9 (23.08%) Cisco IOS
6 9 (23.08%) Cisco Wireless
6 9 (23.08%) LAN
6 9 (23.08%) OSPF
6 9 (23.08%) WAN
7 7 (17.95%) BGP
7 7 (17.95%) DWDM
7 7 (17.95%) EIGRP
7 7 (17.95%) GLBP
7 7 (17.95%) IGRP
7 7 (17.95%) MPLS
7 7 (17.95%) NetScaler
8 6 (15.38%) BIG-IP
8 6 (15.38%) FTP
9 5 (12.82%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) MongoDB
2 3 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.56%) MySQL
General
1 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Network Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Network Security Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Security Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Network Manager
4 6 (15.38%) Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Architect
5 5 (12.82%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Engineering Manager
6 4 (10.26%) Network Engineering Manager
6 4 (10.26%) Systems Engineering Manager
6 4 (10.26%) Systems Manager
7 3 (7.69%) Network Operations Manager
7 3 (7.69%) Operations Manager
8 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (5.13%) Presales Solution Architect
8 2 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) 802.1X
1 4 (10.26%) AngularJS
1 4 (10.26%) Node.js
1 4 (10.26%) React
2 3 (7.69%) HTML
2 3 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) Cloud Native
3 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.13%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.13%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Windows
1 9 (23.08%) Windows Server
2 6 (15.38%) Linux
3 3 (7.69%) AIX
3 3 (7.69%) Android
3 3 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 8 (20.51%) Service Delivery
3 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.38%) Change Management
3 6 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 6 (15.38%) Proactive Monitoring
3 6 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (15.38%) Systems Engineering
3 6 (15.38%) Virtual Environments
4 4 (10.26%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 4 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
4 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
4 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (10.26%) Supplier Management
4 4 (10.26%) WAN Optimisation
5 3 (7.69%) Coaching
5 3 (7.69%) DevOps
5 3 (7.69%) ITIL
5 3 (7.69%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) C
2 4 (10.26%) Java
2 4 (10.26%) PHP
3 2 (5.13%) Python
3 2 (5.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (43.59%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (38.46%) CCNA
3 11 (28.21%) CCNP
4 6 (15.38%) MCP
5 3 (7.69%) Degree
6 2 (5.13%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared
6 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.56%) CCENT
7 1 (2.56%) CCIE
7 1 (2.56%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 1 (2.56%) CCIE Security
7 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.64%) PCI DSS
2 6 (15.38%) GDPR
3 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (28.21%) ProxySG
1 11 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.69%) Ceph
2 3 (7.69%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (10.26%) Terraform
3 3 (7.69%) Grafana
3 3 (7.69%) HAProxy
3 3 (7.69%) Kubernetes
3 3 (7.69%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 29 (74.36%) Cisco
2 20 (51.28%) Juniper
3 14 (35.90%) Palo Alto
3 14 (35.90%) VMware
4 11 (28.21%) Blue Coat
5 10 (25.64%) Arista
5 10 (25.64%) Citrix
6 7 (17.95%) CheckPoint
7 6 (15.38%) Aruba
7 6 (15.38%) Google
8 5 (12.82%) NetApp
8 5 (12.82%) Oracle
9 4 (10.26%) Percona
9 4 (10.26%) Riverbed
10 3 (7.69%) Fortinet
11 2 (5.13%) EMC
11 2 (5.13%) SAP