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 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 123 137 136
Rank change year-on-year +14 -1  
Permanent jobs citing F5 17 21 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.79% 0.83% 0.70%
As % of the Vendors category 1.84% 1.45% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 10
Median salary £75,000 £60,000 £61,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -2.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £46,500 £44,900
10% offered a salary of more than £89,500 £85,000 £65,000
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 Hertfordshire.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 925 1445 1276
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 42.88% 56.87% 55.60%
Number of salaries quoted 681 1146 975
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 3 months to 23 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
Watford +3 8 £32,500 -43.47%
Hatfield +22 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead +1 1 £82,500 +57.14%
F5
East of England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for F5.

1 32 (100.00%) Cisco
2 20 (62.50%) CheckPoint
3 19 (59.38%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (59.38%) Juniper
4 16 (50.00%) CCNP
4 16 (50.00%) LAN
5 15 (46.88%) Firewall
6 13 (40.63%) Wireless
6 13 (40.63%) WAN
7 12 (37.50%) CCNA
7 12 (37.50%) Palo Alto
8 11 (34.38%) CCIE
9 9 (28.13%) Data Centre
10 8 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (25.00%) Migration
11 7 (21.88%) Network Design
11 7 (21.88%) SIEM
11 7 (21.88%) Change Control
12 6 (18.75%) Network Security
12 6 (18.75%) Presales
12 6 (18.75%) CISSP
12 6 (18.75%) Symantec
12 6 (18.75%) ITIL
13 5 (15.63%) TOGAF
13 5 (15.63%) Blue Coat
13 5 (15.63%) People Management
13 5 (15.63%) Cisco ISE
13 5 (15.63%) Load Balancing
14 4 (12.50%) Cisco IPT
14 4 (12.50%) Degree

F5
Top Related 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 (12.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) IaaS
1 4 (12.50%) PaaS
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.25%) Office 365
2 2 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (50.00%) LAN
2 15 (46.88%) Firewall
3 13 (40.63%) WAN
3 13 (40.63%) Wireless
4 8 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (18.75%) Network Security
6 5 (15.63%) Cisco ISE
7 4 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (12.50%) Cisco IPT
7 4 (12.50%) DMVPN
7 4 (12.50%) DWDM
7 4 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 4 (12.50%) FCoE
7 4 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (12.50%) FWSM
7 4 (12.50%) IOS XR
7 4 (12.50%) Multicast
7 4 (12.50%) NetScaler
7 4 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Architect
3 7 (21.88%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Network Architect
5 4 (12.50%) Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) Network Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) NOC Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Security Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Cisco Design Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Design Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Security Architect
6 3 (9.38%) Security Technical Architect
6 3 (9.38%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Migration
2 7 (21.88%) Change Control
2 7 (21.88%) Network Design
2 7 (21.88%) SIEM
3 6 (18.75%) ITIL
3 6 (18.75%) Presales
4 5 (15.63%) Load Balancing
4 5 (15.63%) People Management
4 5 (15.63%) TOGAF
5 4 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 4 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 4 (12.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 4 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 3 (9.38%) Analytics
6 3 (9.38%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (9.38%) Data Security
6 3 (9.38%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (9.38%) Regulatory Compliance
6 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (59.38%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (50.00%) CCNP
3 12 (37.50%) CCNA
4 11 (34.38%) CCIE
5 6 (18.75%) CISSP
6 4 (12.50%) CCSA
6 4 (12.50%) Degree
6 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 3 (9.38%) GIAC
7 3 (9.38%) ISACA
7 3 (9.38%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) SLA
2 3 (9.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (9.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (9.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) QRadar
1 3 (9.38%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) Cisco
2 20 (62.50%) CheckPoint
3 19 (59.38%) Juniper
4 12 (37.50%) Palo Alto
5 6 (18.75%) Symantec
6 5 (15.63%) Blue Coat
7 4 (12.50%) Brocade
7 4 (12.50%) Computacenter
7 4 (12.50%) Fortinet
7 4 (12.50%) Riverbed
8 3 (9.38%) AlgoSec
8 3 (9.38%) CyberArk
8 3 (9.38%) FireEye
8 3 (9.38%) Forcepoint
8 3 (9.38%) Intel
8 3 (9.38%) Intel Security
8 3 (9.38%) Lancope
8 3 (9.38%) Sourcefire
8 3 (9.38%) Splunk
8 3 (9.38%) Trend Micro