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 3 months to 26 June 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
England / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 384 417 307
Rank change year-on-year +33 -110  
Permanent jobs citing F5 240 226 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.65% 0.57% 0.99%
As % of the Vendors category 1.48% 1.38% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 221 195 360
Median salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.16% +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £45,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,652 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.30% -  

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 London.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 16218 16429 20487
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 44.03% 41.63% 45.70%
Number of salaries quoted 12742 13872 17132
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

F5
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for F5 in London

F5
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing F5 in London over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 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
City of London +44 62 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Feltham - 6 £42,000 -
Docklands, London - 6 £72,500 -
Westminster - 4 £50,000 -
Brentford - 3 £45,000 -
Orpington - 3 £50,000 -
West End of London +3 2 £60,000 +15.38%
Croydon +5 1 £50,000 -
West Wickham - 1 £47,500 -
Barnet - 1 £40,000 -
F5
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 London region with a requirement for F5.

1 469 (89.16%) Cisco
2 394 (74.90%) Firewall
3 295 (56.08%) CheckPoint
4 283 (53.80%) Cisco Certification
5 282 (53.61%) Juniper
6 228 (43.35%) Palo Alto
7 213 (40.49%) Cisco ASA
8 207 (39.35%) BGP
9 199 (37.83%) CCNP
10 196 (37.26%) Network Security
11 179 (34.03%) OSPF
12 178 (33.84%) WAN
13 167 (31.75%) Data Centre
14 157 (29.85%) Wireless
15 153 (29.09%) LAN
16 147 (27.95%) VPN
17 143 (27.19%) Finance
18 137 (26.05%) MPLS
19 135 (25.67%) Load Balancing
20 126 (23.95%) CCNA
21 117 (22.24%) Cisco Nexus
22 116 (22.05%) Windows
23 112 (21.29%) DNS
24 111 (21.10%) Fortinet
25 102 (19.39%) TCP/IP
26 97 (18.44%) VMware
27 88 (16.73%) Cisco IOS
28 82 (15.59%) EIGRP
28 82 (15.59%) Linux
28 82 (15.59%) Cisco Wireless

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 25 (4.75%) IIS
2 21 (3.99%) MS Exchange
3 20 (3.80%) Apache
4 17 (3.23%) Tomcat
4 17 (3.23%) WebLogic
5 13 (2.47%) Skype for Business
6 10 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.57%) JBoss
9 3 (0.57%) nginx
10 2 (0.38%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.38%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.19%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (1.71%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.95%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.57%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.76%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 34 (6.46%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (5.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.95%) Akamai
4 4 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.76%) Mimecast
4 4 (0.76%) Office 365
4 4 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.38%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.38%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 394 (74.90%) Firewall
2 213 (40.49%) Cisco ASA
3 207 (39.35%) BGP
4 196 (37.26%) Network Security
5 179 (34.03%) OSPF
6 178 (33.84%) WAN
7 157 (29.85%) Wireless
8 153 (29.09%) LAN
9 147 (27.95%) VPN
10 137 (26.05%) MPLS
11 117 (22.24%) Cisco Nexus
12 112 (21.29%) DNS
13 102 (19.39%) TCP/IP
14 88 (16.73%) Cisco IOS
15 82 (15.59%) Cisco Wireless
15 82 (15.59%) EIGRP
16 81 (15.40%) BIG-IP
17 68 (12.93%) Internet
18 62 (11.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 62 (11.79%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.42%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.38%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.19%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (1.71%) Sonatype Nexus
2 6 (1.14%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.14%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 143 (27.19%) Finance
2 47 (8.94%) Banking
3 14 (2.66%) Financial Institution
3 14 (2.66%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.09%) Law
5 10 (1.90%) Retail
6 8 (1.52%) Games
7 7 (1.33%) Back Office
8 6 (1.14%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.14%) Legal
9 5 (0.95%) Online Betting
10 3 (0.57%) Billing
10 3 (0.57%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.38%) Electronics
11 2 (0.38%) Marketing
12 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.19%) German Language
12 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 311 (59.13%) Network Engineer
2 107 (20.34%) Security Engineer
3 91 (17.30%) Network Security Engineer
4 80 (15.21%) Cisco Engineer
5 76 (14.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 68 (12.93%) Senior Network Engineer
7 52 (9.89%) Firewall Engineer
8 42 (7.98%) Analyst
9 40 (7.60%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 38 (7.22%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
11 34 (6.46%) Architect
11 34 (6.46%) Network Architect
12 30 (5.70%) Support Engineer
13 28 (5.32%) Consultant
13 28 (5.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 27 (5.13%) Cisco Security Engineer
15 25 (4.75%) Security Analyst
16 24 (4.56%) Juniper Engineer
16 24 (4.56%) Network Support
17 23 (4.37%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.56%) 802.1X
2 16 (3.04%) CSS
3 3 (0.57%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (0.57%) Kafka
3 3 (0.57%) Web Services
4 2 (0.38%) OAuth
4 2 (0.38%) OpenID
4 2 (0.38%) SailPoint
4 2 (0.38%) SAML
5 1 (0.19%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.19%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 167 (31.75%) Data Centre
2 24 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (3.61%) Security Operations Centre
4 16 (3.04%) Fintech
4 16 (3.04%) PKI
5 15 (2.85%) Computer Science
6 14 (2.66%) Linux Command Line
7 13 (2.47%) Clustering
8 6 (1.14%) Driving Licence
8 6 (1.14%) EMC VNX
8 6 (1.14%) Public Cloud
8 6 (1.14%) Replication
8 6 (1.14%) RSA SecurID
8 6 (1.14%) Virtual Team
9 5 (0.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (0.76%) Eurex
10 4 (0.76%) Fat Client
10 4 (0.76%) FlexPod
10 4 (0.76%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.57%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 116 (22.05%) Windows
2 82 (15.59%) Linux
3 35 (6.65%) Unix
4 31 (5.89%) Windows Server
5 20 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (3.42%) Ubuntu
7 14 (2.66%) CentOS
8 11 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (1.90%) Solaris
9 10 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (1.33%) CoreOS
10 7 (1.33%) Debian
10 7 (1.33%) VMS
11 6 (1.14%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.95%) Kali Linux
13 2 (0.38%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.38%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.19%) SUSE
14 1 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (25.67%) Load Balancing
2 79 (15.02%) ITIL
3 77 (14.64%) Network Design
4 41 (7.79%) Network Monitoring
5 35 (6.65%) Network Architecture
6 34 (6.46%) Presales
7 30 (5.70%) Change Management
7 30 (5.70%) Vulnerability Management
8 27 (5.13%) Network Management
9 24 (4.56%) Cybersecurity
9 24 (4.56%) Security Operations
10 23 (4.37%) Mentoring
10 23 (4.37%) Project Management
11 22 (4.18%) Information Security
11 22 (4.18%) Network Load Balancing
12 20 (3.80%) Analytics
12 20 (3.80%) Disaster Recovery
12 20 (3.80%) Root Cause Analysis
12 20 (3.80%) SIEM
13 18 (3.42%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 48 (9.13%) Python
2 27 (5.13%) SQL
3 24 (4.56%) Bash Shell
4 21 (3.99%) PowerShell
5 15 (2.85%) Java
6 13 (2.47%) Ruby
7 8 (1.52%) Groovy
8 7 (1.33%) Perl
9 6 (1.14%) Go
10 5 (0.95%) C-shell
10 5 (0.95%) Korn
11 4 (0.76%) C
11 4 (0.76%) C++
12 2 (0.38%) Tcl
12 2 (0.38%) VB
13 1 (0.19%) AWK
13 1 (0.19%) sed
13 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 283 (53.80%) Cisco Certification
2 199 (37.83%) CCNP
3 126 (23.95%) CCNA
4 78 (14.83%) CCIE
5 53 (10.08%) CCSE
6 50 (9.51%) JNCIS
7 48 (9.13%) CCSA
8 35 (6.65%) Degree
9 20 (3.80%) JNCIP
10 19 (3.61%) Security Cleared
11 17 (3.23%) GIAC
11 17 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 16 (3.04%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (2.66%) Check Point Certification
13 14 (2.66%) JNCIA
14 13 (2.47%) MCSE
15 12 (2.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 12 (2.28%) RHCE
15 12 (2.28%) SC Cleared
16 11 (2.09%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.18%) QA
2 18 (3.42%) PCI DSS
3 17 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 17 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.76%) PMO
5 4 (0.76%) SLA
6 3 (0.57%) COBIT
7 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.19%) NIST 800
System Software
1 79 (15.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (10.27%) Active Directory
3 36 (6.84%) vSphere
4 21 (3.99%) ProxySG
5 17 (3.23%) XenApp
6 12 (2.28%) Hyper-V
7 7 (1.33%) Docker
7 7 (1.33%) pfSense
7 7 (1.33%) Terminal Services
7 7 (1.33%) VMware Workstation
8 6 (1.14%) Forefront TMG
8 6 (1.14%) ISA Server
8 6 (1.14%) LXC
8 6 (1.14%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.95%) VMware Server
10 3 (0.57%) vCloud
10 3 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.19%) KVM
11 1 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 72 (13.69%) FortiGate
2 19 (3.61%) Ansible
3 17 (3.23%) SCOM
4 16 (3.04%) Puppet
5 14 (2.66%) Cisco Prime
6 12 (2.28%) Cisco CUCM
7 11 (2.09%) SCCM
8 10 (1.90%) Kubernetes
9 9 (1.71%) Nagios
9 9 (1.71%) WSUS
10 8 (1.52%) Cisco CME
10 8 (1.52%) Terraform
11 7 (1.33%) EMC Navisphere
11 7 (1.33%) Grafana
11 7 (1.33%) HAProxy
11 7 (1.33%) Kibana
11 7 (1.33%) NetBackup
11 7 (1.33%) Prometheus
11 7 (1.33%) vCenter Server
12 6 (1.14%) MOM
Vendors
1 469 (89.16%) Cisco
2 295 (56.08%) CheckPoint
3 282 (53.61%) Juniper
4 228 (43.35%) Palo Alto
5 111 (21.10%) Fortinet
6 97 (18.44%) VMware
7 78 (14.83%) SolarWinds
8 71 (13.50%) Extreme Networks
8 71 (13.50%) Microsoft
9 70 (13.31%) Aruba
10 66 (12.55%) SonicWALL
11 62 (11.79%) WatchGuard
12 60 (11.41%) HP
13 47 (8.94%) Riverbed
14 45 (8.56%) Citrix
15 44 (8.37%) Blue Coat
16 26 (4.94%) Brocade
17 22 (4.18%) ArcSight
18 21 (3.99%) Red Hat
19 20 (3.80%) Infoblox
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