Period
to 24 January 2022

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 24 January 2022 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
England > London
6 months to
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 615 431 502
Rank change year-on-year -184 +71 -19
Permanent jobs citing F5 127 86 219
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.25% 0.36% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 0.68% 1.00% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 95 62 190
10th Percentile £47,600 £56,375 £51,250
25th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £80,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -
75th Percentile £95,000 £91,875 £75,000
90th Percentile - £100,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%

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 London.

All Vendors
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 18,566 8,578 20,800
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 36.58% 36.00% 40.63%
Number of salaries quoted 12,269 6,901 16,310
10th Percentile £36,250 £40,000 £31,984
25th Percentile £50,000 £51,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
75th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £79,188
90th Percentile £100,000 £98,750 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing F5 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for F5 in London

F5
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing F5 in London.

Salary trend for F5 in London

F5
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing F5 in London over the 6 months to 24 January 2022.

Salary histogram for F5 in London

F5
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the London region over the 6 months to 24 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -46 21 £70,000 -17.65% 6
South London -10 6 £70,000 +27.27%
East London - 4 £65,000 -
F5
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2022, 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 London region with a requirement for F5.

1 80 (62.99%) Cisco
2 70 (55.12%) Firewall
3 58 (45.67%) Python
4 45 (35.43%) DNS
5 41 (32.28%) Cisco Certification
6 38 (29.92%) Load Balancing
7 37 (29.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 36 (28.35%) Palo Alto
8 36 (28.35%) AWS
9 35 (27.56%) CCNP
9 35 (27.56%) Linux
10 34 (26.77%) CheckPoint
10 34 (26.77%) PowerShell
11 33 (25.98%) Bash
11 33 (25.98%) Splunk
12 31 (24.41%) Azure
12 31 (24.41%) Perl
13 30 (23.62%) ITIL
14 29 (22.83%) MPLS
14 29 (22.83%) nginx
14 29 (22.83%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 28 (22.05%) DevOps
16 27 (21.26%) Data Centre
16 27 (21.26%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 27 (21.26%) Fortinet
17 26 (20.47%) Wireless
17 26 (20.47%) CI/CD
18 25 (19.69%) HAProxy
18 25 (19.69%) Unix
19 24 (18.90%) Finance

F5
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 29 (22.83%) nginx
2 7 (5.51%) WebSphere
2 7 (5.51%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (4.72%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.94%) IIS
5 4 (3.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (3.15%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.36%) Apache
7 2 (1.57%) JBoss
7 2 (1.57%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (3.94%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 36 (28.35%) AWS
2 31 (24.41%) Azure
3 13 (10.24%) SaaS
4 12 (9.45%) GCP
5 11 (8.66%) IaaS
5 11 (8.66%) PaaS
6 6 (4.72%) Cloudflare
7 4 (3.15%) OpenShift
8 3 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (2.36%) Kong
9 2 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.57%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (1.57%) Apigee
9 2 (1.57%) Microsoft 365
10 1 (0.79%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 1 (0.79%) MinIO
Communications & Networking
1 70 (55.12%) Firewall
2 45 (35.43%) DNS
3 37 (29.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 29 (22.83%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 29 (22.83%) MPLS
5 26 (20.47%) Wireless
6 22 (17.32%) BGP
7 21 (16.54%) BIG-IP
7 21 (16.54%) Cisco ASA
7 21 (16.54%) Cisco IOS
8 20 (15.75%) TCP/IP
9 18 (14.17%) WAN
10 17 (13.39%) Cisco Nexus
10 17 (13.39%) LAN
10 17 (13.39%) SSL
11 15 (11.81%) IOS XR
12 10 (7.87%) DHCP
12 10 (7.87%) NetScaler
13 8 (6.30%) Internet
13 8 (6.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.94%) MongoDB
1 5 (3.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.15%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (3.15%) ArangoDB
3 3 (2.36%) DB2
3 3 (2.36%) MySQL
3 3 (2.36%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.36%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.57%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.57%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.79%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 23 (18.11%) Git (software)
2 10 (7.87%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.15%) Maven
4 3 (2.36%) JIRA
4 3 (2.36%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (2.36%) Zephyr
5 2 (1.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.57%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.57%) GitLab
5 2 (1.57%) Gradle
5 2 (1.57%) Travis CI
5 2 (1.57%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.79%) Subversion
General
1 24 (18.90%) Finance
2 11 (8.66%) Banking
2 11 (8.66%) Social Skills
2 11 (8.66%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.72%) Documentation Skills
4 5 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.36%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.36%) Public Sector
6 2 (1.57%) Games
7 1 (0.79%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 38 (29.92%) Network Engineer
2 23 (18.11%) Site Reliability Engineer
3 20 (15.75%) Site Engineer
4 13 (10.24%) Senior Network Engineer
5 11 (8.66%) Architect
5 11 (8.66%) Security Specialist
6 10 (7.87%) Cloud Engineer
6 10 (7.87%) Information Security Specialist
6 10 (7.87%) Information Specialist
6 10 (7.87%) Security Operations Specialist
6 10 (7.87%) Test Engineer
7 9 (7.09%) Network Architect
8 8 (6.30%) Core Network Engineer
8 8 (6.30%) Network Security Engineer
8 8 (6.30%) Security Engineer
8 8 (6.30%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 8 (6.30%) Senior Security Engineer
8 8 (6.30%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (5.51%) Applications Support
10 6 (4.72%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.39%) Middleware
1 17 (13.39%) XML
2 15 (11.81%) JSON
3 7 (5.51%) 802.1X
4 6 (4.72%) Kafka
5 5 (3.94%) LDAP
5 5 (3.94%) RESTful
6 4 (3.15%) Keycloak
6 4 (3.15%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (2.36%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (2.36%) LEMP Stack
8 2 (1.57%) Ajax
8 2 (1.57%) EJB
8 2 (1.57%) EJB 3.0
8 2 (1.57%) Hibernate
8 2 (1.57%) Java EE
8 2 (1.57%) JPA
8 2 (1.57%) jQuery
8 2 (1.57%) Spring
8 2 (1.57%) Vert.x
Miscellaneous
1 27 (21.26%) Data Centre
2 12 (9.45%) Management Information System
2 12 (9.45%) PKI
2 12 (9.45%) Public Cloud
3 11 (8.66%) Cyberthreat
4 7 (5.51%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (4.72%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (3.94%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (3.94%) Private Cloud
7 4 (3.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.57%) DataPower
8 2 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.57%) Social Media
9 1 (0.79%) Clustering
9 1 (0.79%) Derivative
9 1 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.79%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 35 (27.56%) Linux
2 25 (19.69%) Unix
3 7 (5.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.15%) CentOS
4 4 (3.15%) Windows
5 2 (1.57%) VMS
6 1 (0.79%) Debian
6 1 (0.79%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.79%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (29.92%) Load Balancing
2 30 (23.62%) ITIL
3 28 (22.05%) DevOps
4 27 (21.26%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 26 (20.47%) CI/CD
6 24 (18.90%) Software Delivery
7 20 (15.75%) Fintech
8 14 (11.02%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (10.24%) Service Delivery
9 13 (10.24%) Test Automation
10 12 (9.45%) Information Security
11 11 (8.66%) Change Control
11 11 (8.66%) ITSM
11 11 (8.66%) Patch Management
11 11 (8.66%) Remediation Plan
11 11 (8.66%) Risk Management
12 10 (7.87%) Backlog Prioritisation
12 10 (7.87%) Epics
12 10 (7.87%) Product Backlog
12 10 (7.87%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 58 (45.67%) Python
2 34 (26.77%) PowerShell
3 33 (25.98%) Bash
4 31 (24.41%) Perl
5 21 (16.54%) SQL
6 12 (9.45%) Java
7 3 (2.36%) Go
8 2 (1.57%) C
8 2 (1.57%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.79%) Groovy
9 1 (0.79%) PHP
9 1 (0.79%) Search Processing Language
9 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (32.28%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (27.56%) CCNP
3 20 (15.75%) CCIE
4 9 (7.09%) CCNA
5 8 (6.30%) CCIE Data Center
5 8 (6.30%) CCIE Service Provider
6 6 (4.72%) Degree
7 5 (3.94%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (2.36%) CISSP
9 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.79%) Linux+ Certification
9 1 (0.79%) LPIC
9 1 (0.79%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.79%) SANS
9 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.66%) COBIT
1 11 (8.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (8.66%) PCI DSS
2 8 (6.30%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (11.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.51%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (4.72%) Active Directory
4 5 (3.94%) Docker
5 4 (3.15%) VMware NSX
5 4 (3.15%) vSphere
6 2 (1.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.79%) Dovecot
7 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.79%) NFS
7 1 (0.79%) OpenSSH
7 1 (0.79%) Postfix
7 1 (0.79%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (19.69%) HAProxy
2 19 (14.96%) Ansible
3 16 (12.60%) Puppet
4 9 (7.09%) Single Sign-On
5 6 (4.72%) Cisco Prime
5 6 (4.72%) FortiGate
5 6 (4.72%) Kubernetes
5 6 (4.72%) VxRail
6 4 (3.15%) CA Single Sign-On
6 4 (3.15%) Terraform
6 4 (3.15%) vRealize
7 3 (2.36%) Grafana
7 3 (2.36%) Prometheus
7 3 (2.36%) QRadar
8 2 (1.57%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.79%) SCCM
9 1 (0.79%) SCOM
9 1 (0.79%) Xymon
Vendors
1 80 (62.99%) Cisco
2 36 (28.35%) Palo Alto
3 34 (26.77%) CheckPoint
4 33 (25.98%) Splunk
5 27 (21.26%) Fortinet
6 20 (15.75%) VMware
7 18 (14.17%) Zscaler
8 17 (13.39%) Juniper
9 15 (11.81%) Microsoft
10 14 (11.02%) Aruba
10 14 (11.02%) ServiceNow
11 12 (9.45%) Arista
12 11 (8.66%) Apple
12 11 (8.66%) Oracle
13 9 (7.09%) Dell
13 9 (7.09%) IBM
13 9 (7.09%) Infoblox
14 8 (6.30%) Citrix
15 7 (5.51%) EMC
16 6 (4.72%) Red Hat