Period
to 25 September 2021

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 25 September 2021 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
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 611 372 530
Rank change year-on-year -239 +158 -112
Permanent jobs citing F5 98 111 224
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.55% 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 0.54% 1.46% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 50 75 181
10th Percentile £55,075 £59,000 £46,750
25th Percentile £61,250 £69,375 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £85,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -23.53% +30.77% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £97,500 £78,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £100,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £70,000 £57,000
% change year-on-year -21.43% +22.81% -3.39%

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 18,038 7,586 22,862
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 36.79% 37.75% 40.97%
Number of salaries quoted 11,586 6,080 17,856
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £32,038
25th Percentile £48,750 £50,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.70% +12.50% -
75th Percentile £82,938 £85,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £110,000 £93,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 25 September 2021.

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 25 September 2021. 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
Central London -86 10 £82,500 -2.94% 5
South London -19 6 £70,000 - 1
East London - 3 £65,000 - 2
F5
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, 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 71 (72.45%) Cisco
2 64 (65.31%) Firewall
3 44 (44.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 41 (41.84%) CheckPoint
5 38 (38.78%) Linux
6 35 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
6 35 (35.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 32 (32.65%) AWS
7 32 (32.65%) Microsoft
7 32 (32.65%) ITIL
8 31 (31.63%) CCNP
8 31 (31.63%) Azure
9 30 (30.61%) Unix
10 29 (29.59%) DNS
11 28 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
12 24 (24.49%) VMware
13 23 (23.47%) Service Delivery
13 23 (23.47%) Zscaler
14 22 (22.45%) Python
14 22 (22.45%) LAN
14 22 (22.45%) BIG-IP
15 21 (21.43%) Apple
15 21 (21.43%) Information Security
15 21 (21.43%) Patch Management
15 21 (21.43%) Palo Alto
15 21 (21.43%) Remediation Plan
16 20 (20.41%) Middleware
17 19 (19.39%) Finance
17 19 (19.39%) Risk Management
17 19 (19.39%) ITSM

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 9 (9.18%) nginx
2 5 (5.10%) IIS
3 3 (3.06%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.06%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.06%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.02%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.02%) OpenStack
Applications
1 17 (17.35%) MS Visio
2 14 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (5.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (5.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 32 (32.65%) AWS
2 31 (31.63%) Azure
3 6 (6.12%) GCP
3 6 (6.12%) Kong
4 4 (4.08%) Microsoft 365
5 3 (3.06%) Amazon S3
5 3 (3.06%) IaaS
5 3 (3.06%) PaaS
5 3 (3.06%) SaaS
6 2 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.04%) Cloudflare
7 1 (1.02%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 64 (65.31%) Firewall
2 44 (44.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 35 (35.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 29 (29.59%) DNS
5 28 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
6 22 (22.45%) BIG-IP
6 22 (22.45%) LAN
7 16 (16.33%) Network Security
8 15 (15.31%) SSL
9 14 (14.29%) DHCP
9 14 (14.29%) Wireless
10 13 (13.27%) MPLS
10 13 (13.27%) TCP/IP
10 13 (13.27%) WAN
11 11 (11.22%) BGP
11 11 (11.22%) Cisco IOS
11 11 (11.22%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (10.20%) VPN
13 8 (8.16%) IOS XR
14 6 (6.12%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.08%) MongoDB
2 3 (3.06%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.04%) DB2
3 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.02%) ArangoDB
4 1 (1.02%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.02%) MySQL
4 1 (1.02%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (13.27%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.08%) Bitbucket
2 4 (4.08%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.06%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (2.04%) JIRA
4 2 (2.04%) Zephyr
5 1 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.02%) GitLab
5 1 (1.02%) Gradle
5 1 (1.02%) Maven
5 1 (1.02%) Travis CI
5 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (19.39%) Finance
2 15 (15.31%) Social Skills
3 13 (13.27%) Documentation Skills
4 11 (11.22%) Telecoms
5 8 (8.16%) Banking
6 4 (4.08%) Games
7 3 (3.06%) Back Office
7 3 (3.06%) Public Sector
8 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.02%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (24.49%) Network Engineer
2 18 (18.37%) Security Specialist
3 15 (15.31%) Senior Network Engineer
4 14 (14.29%) Information Security Specialist
4 14 (14.29%) Information Specialist
4 14 (14.29%) Security Operations Specialist
5 9 (9.18%) Test Engineer
6 7 (7.14%) Security Engineer
7 6 (6.12%) Technical Specialist
8 4 (4.08%) Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) Architect
8 4 (4.08%) Citrix Engineer
8 4 (4.08%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (4.08%) Network Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (4.08%) Network Specialist
8 4 (4.08%) Operations Engineer
8 4 (4.08%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 4 (4.08%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 4 (4.08%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.41%) Middleware
2 8 (8.16%) JSON
2 8 (8.16%) XML
3 4 (4.08%) Kafka
4 3 (3.06%) 802.1X
4 3 (3.06%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (3.06%) LDAP
4 3 (3.06%) RESTful
5 1 (1.02%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.39%) Cyberthreat
1 19 (19.39%) Management Information System
2 17 (17.35%) Data Centre
3 8 (8.16%) PKI
4 7 (7.14%) Private Cloud
5 6 (6.12%) Reinsurance
6 5 (5.10%) Fat Client
6 5 (5.10%) Thin Client
7 4 (4.08%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (4.08%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (4.08%) Social Media
8 3 (3.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (2.04%) Client/Server
9 2 (2.04%) Public Cloud
9 2 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (1.02%) Clustering
10 1 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 38 (38.78%) Linux
2 30 (30.61%) Unix
3 11 (11.22%) Windows
4 6 (6.12%) Mac OS
5 4 (4.08%) CentOS
6 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.02%) VMS
6 1 (1.02%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.02%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.65%) ITIL
2 23 (23.47%) Service Delivery
3 21 (21.43%) Information Security
3 21 (21.43%) Patch Management
3 21 (21.43%) Remediation Plan
4 19 (19.39%) ITSM
4 19 (19.39%) Risk Management
4 19 (19.39%) Security Operations
5 18 (18.37%) Load Balancing
6 17 (17.35%) Change Management
7 16 (16.33%) Change Control
8 14 (14.29%) Backlog Prioritisation
8 14 (14.29%) Epics
8 14 (14.29%) Product Backlog
8 14 (14.29%) User Stories
9 11 (11.22%) Network Design
10 10 (10.20%) IT Strategy
11 8 (8.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 8 (8.16%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (8.16%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (22.45%) Python
2 15 (15.31%) Bash Shell
3 8 (8.16%) PowerShell
4 5 (5.10%) Perl
4 5 (5.10%) SQL
5 4 (4.08%) Java
6 1 (1.02%) C
6 1 (1.02%) Go
Qualifications
1 35 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (31.63%) CCNP
3 16 (16.33%) CCNA
4 6 (6.12%) Security Cleared
5 5 (5.10%) CCIE
5 5 (5.10%) Check Point Certification
5 5 (5.10%) DV Cleared
6 3 (3.06%) CISSP
7 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.04%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.02%) AWS Certification
8 1 (1.02%) CCDP
8 1 (1.02%) CCSE
8 1 (1.02%) CCVP
8 1 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.02%) Degree
8 1 (1.02%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.02%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (19.39%) COBIT
1 19 (19.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 19 (19.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (17.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (12.24%) Active Directory
3 7 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.12%) Virtual Desktop
4 6 (6.12%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (5.10%) Docker
6 4 (4.08%) VMware NSX
7 3 (3.06%) Terminal Services
8 2 (2.04%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (2.04%) NFS
8 2 (2.04%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (2.04%) XenApp
9 1 (1.02%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (1.02%) ProxySG
9 1 (1.02%) UAG
9 1 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.02%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (7.14%) Ansible
1 7 (7.14%) Terraform
2 6 (6.12%) Kubernetes
2 6 (6.12%) Puppet
3 5 (5.10%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (5.10%) FortiGate
3 5 (5.10%) SCCM
4 4 (4.08%) Jamf Pro
4 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (3.06%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (3.06%) HAProxy
5 3 (3.06%) Packer
5 3 (3.06%) SCOM
5 3 (3.06%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (2.04%) QRadar
6 2 (2.04%) WSUS
7 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 71 (72.45%) Cisco
2 41 (41.84%) CheckPoint
3 32 (32.65%) Microsoft
4 24 (24.49%) VMware
5 23 (23.47%) Zscaler
6 21 (21.43%) Apple
6 21 (21.43%) Palo Alto
7 19 (19.39%) ServiceNow
8 18 (18.37%) Citrix
9 10 (10.20%) Dell
10 8 (8.16%) Juniper
11 6 (6.12%) Fortinet
11 6 (6.12%) Infoblox
11 6 (6.12%) SolarWinds
12 5 (5.10%) Oracle
12 5 (5.10%) Wyse
13 4 (4.08%) 3PAR
13 4 (4.08%) Ivanti
13 4 (4.08%) Red Hat
14 3 (3.06%) McAfee