Period
to 23 July 2018

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 23 July 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
England > London
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 385 419 418
Rank change year-on-year +34 -1 -93
Permanent jobs citing F5 538 498 583
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.76% 0.68% 0.70%
As % of the Vendors category 1.79% 1.54% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 346 428 500
London median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -2.13% +3.98%
10th Percentile £46,250 £36,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 30,020 32,270 35,490
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 42.53% 43.92% 42.90%
Number of salaries quoted 23,339 25,058 30,080
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +3.26% +2.22%

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 23 July 2018.

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 23 July 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
Central London +10 153 £60,000 +4.35% 11
West London +4 18 £57,500 +38.55% 8
East London -4 15 £62,500 -10.71% 3
South London -2 8 £50,000 -
North London +4 4 £62,500 +56.25%
F5
England

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

1 455 (84.57%) Cisco
2 331 (61.52%) Cisco Certification
3 256 (47.58%) Firewall
4 251 (46.65%) CCNP
5 205 (38.10%) WAN
6 199 (36.99%) Finance
7 198 (36.80%) CheckPoint
7 198 (36.80%) Cisco ASA
8 195 (36.25%) VMware
9 192 (35.69%) Cisco Nexus
10 186 (34.57%) Data Centre
11 182 (33.83%) Wireless
12 167 (31.04%) CCNA
13 165 (30.67%) CCIE
14 155 (28.81%) VMware Infrastructure
15 152 (28.25%) Network Security
16 147 (27.32%) VPN
17 130 (24.16%) Juniper
18 123 (22.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 121 (22.49%) MPLS
20 119 (22.12%) Palo Alto
21 118 (21.93%) BGP
22 114 (21.19%) LAN
23 113 (21.00%) NetApp
24 107 (19.89%) EMC
25 106 (19.70%) Degree
26 105 (19.52%) SolarWinds
26 105 (19.52%) OSPF
27 100 (18.59%) Dell
28 97 (18.03%) DNS

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 27 (5.02%) Apache
2 19 (3.53%) Tomcat
3 16 (2.97%) MS Exchange
4 12 (2.23%) Skype for Business
5 11 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (1.86%) IIS
7 7 (1.30%) JBoss
8 5 (0.93%) nginx
9 4 (0.74%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.56%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.56%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.56%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.37%) Oracle Coherence
11 2 (0.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 1 (0.19%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 77 (14.31%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.60%) Office 365
4 11 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (2.04%) Mimecast
5 10 (1.86%) IaaS
6 9 (1.67%) PaaS
7 8 (1.49%) SaaS
8 6 (1.12%) OpenShift
9 5 (0.93%) Akamai
10 3 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (0.56%) Mailgun
11 2 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.37%) Yammer
12 1 (0.19%) Datadog
12 1 (0.19%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 256 (47.58%) Firewall
2 205 (38.10%) WAN
3 198 (36.80%) Cisco ASA
4 192 (35.69%) Cisco Nexus
5 182 (33.83%) Wireless
6 152 (28.25%) Network Security
7 147 (27.32%) VPN
8 123 (22.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 121 (22.49%) MPLS
10 118 (21.93%) BGP
11 114 (21.19%) LAN
12 105 (19.52%) OSPF
13 97 (18.03%) DNS
14 95 (17.66%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 90 (16.73%) VPLS
16 76 (14.13%) BIG-IP
17 72 (13.38%) TCP/IP
18 65 (12.08%) Cisco IOS
19 64 (11.90%) Cisco ISE
20 61 (11.34%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (7.99%) Big Data
2 18 (3.35%) SQL Server
3 9 (1.67%) MongoDB
4 6 (1.12%) Informix
5 5 (0.93%) Couchbase
5 5 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.37%) Hazelcast
7 2 (0.37%) MySQL
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.37%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.19%) DB2
8 1 (0.19%) OLTP
8 1 (0.19%) OpenTSDB
Development Applications
1 27 (5.02%) Sonatype Nexus
2 15 (2.79%) Git (software)
3 11 (2.04%) Jenkins
4 8 (1.49%) Bitbucket
5 6 (1.12%) Selenium
6 5 (0.93%) Vagrant
6 5 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (0.74%) RSpec
8 3 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.19%) AppScan
9 1 (0.19%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.19%) CMake
9 1 (0.19%) JIRA
9 1 (0.19%) Maven
9 1 (0.19%) Subversion
General
1 199 (36.99%) Finance
2 89 (16.54%) Retail
3 83 (15.43%) Banking
4 64 (11.90%) Pharmaceutical
5 61 (11.34%) Manufacturing
6 36 (6.69%) Telecoms
7 26 (4.83%) Games
8 22 (4.09%) German Language
8 22 (4.09%) Italian Language
9 16 (2.97%) Advertising
10 10 (1.86%) Billing
10 10 (1.86%) Law
11 9 (1.67%) Financial Institution
11 9 (1.67%) Investment Banking
12 8 (1.49%) Back Office
13 6 (1.12%) Marketing
14 4 (0.74%) Front Office
15 3 (0.56%) Legal
15 3 (0.56%) Local Government
16 2 (0.37%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 215 (39.96%) Network Engineer
2 99 (18.40%) Architect
3 80 (14.87%) Cisco Engineer
4 79 (14.68%) Solutions Architect
5 78 (14.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 64 (11.90%) Security Engineer
7 59 (10.97%) Technical Architect
8 53 (9.85%) Network Security Engineer
9 52 (9.67%) Security Specialist
10 51 (9.48%) Cisco Architect
11 50 (9.29%) Senior Network Engineer
12 49 (9.11%) Network Specialist
12 49 (9.11%) Technical Solutions Architect
13 48 (8.92%) Network Security Specialist
14 42 (7.81%) Analyst
15 40 (7.43%) Cisco Solutions Architect
15 40 (7.43%) Project Engineer
16 32 (5.95%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
17 30 (5.58%) Senior Network Security Specialist
17 30 (5.58%) Senior Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (9.29%) 802.1X
2 16 (2.97%) .NET
2 16 (2.97%) Middleware
3 10 (1.86%) Web Services
4 8 (1.49%) J2EE
4 8 (1.49%) mod_perl
5 6 (1.12%) CSS
6 5 (0.93%) AngularJS
6 5 (0.93%) Node.js
6 5 (0.93%) React
6 5 (0.93%) WebSockets
7 4 (0.74%) Ajax
7 4 (0.74%) DOM
7 4 (0.74%) HTML
7 4 (0.74%) REST
8 3 (0.56%) .NET Core
8 3 (0.56%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (0.37%) LDAP
9 2 (0.37%) Spring Boot
9 2 (0.37%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 186 (34.57%) Data Centre
2 41 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (5.76%) Computer Science
4 26 (4.83%) Fintech
5 20 (3.72%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (2.23%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.04%) EMC VMAX
8 10 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
9 9 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
10 8 (1.49%) Cyberthreat
10 8 (1.49%) Hedge funds
10 8 (1.49%) Private Cloud
11 7 (1.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 5 (0.93%) Fixed Income
12 5 (0.93%) User Experience
13 4 (0.74%) BBC
13 4 (0.74%) EMV
13 4 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (0.74%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 76 (14.13%) Linux
2 62 (11.52%) Windows
3 50 (9.29%) Unix
4 17 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (2.60%) Windows Server
6 10 (1.86%) Solaris
7 7 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.93%) CentOS
9 5 (0.93%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.74%) AIX
10 4 (0.74%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.56%) OpenBSD
11 3 (0.56%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.37%) Data ONTAP
12 2 (0.37%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (16.73%) Load Balancing
2 89 (16.54%) Presales
3 69 (12.83%) ITIL
4 68 (12.64%) Network Design
5 65 (12.08%) Network Load Balancing
6 61 (11.34%) Network Monitoring
7 60 (11.15%) Network Management
8 51 (9.48%) Problem-Solving
9 50 (9.29%) Agile Software Development
10 49 (9.11%) Analytics
11 43 (7.99%) Technical Architecture
12 40 (7.43%) Continuous Improvement
12 40 (7.43%) Decision-Making
13 37 (6.88%) DevOps
14 36 (6.69%) Kalman Filter
15 27 (5.02%) Business Development
15 27 (5.02%) Mentoring
15 27 (5.02%) Vulnerability Management
16 26 (4.83%) Multi-Factor Authentication
16 26 (4.83%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 72 (13.38%) Python
2 38 (7.06%) PowerShell
3 32 (5.95%) Perl
4 31 (5.76%) SQL
5 25 (4.65%) Java
6 13 (2.42%) Bash Shell
7 10 (1.86%) Ruby
8 7 (1.30%) Shell Script
9 5 (0.93%) JavaScript
10 4 (0.74%) Groovy
10 4 (0.74%) PHP
10 4 (0.74%) Tcl
11 3 (0.56%) C#
12 2 (0.37%) AWK
12 2 (0.37%) sed
13 1 (0.19%) C
13 1 (0.19%) C++
13 1 (0.19%) Korn
Qualifications
1 331 (61.52%) Cisco Certification
2 251 (46.65%) CCNP
3 167 (31.04%) CCNA
4 165 (30.67%) CCIE
5 106 (19.70%) Degree
6 36 (6.69%) CISSP
7 31 (5.76%) CCSE
8 30 (5.58%) Computer Science Degree
9 25 (4.65%) Security Cleared
10 22 (4.09%) CCIE Data Center
10 22 (4.09%) CCIE Service Provider
11 21 (3.90%) CCSA
12 18 (3.35%) Microsoft Certification
13 17 (3.16%) CCIE Security
13 17 (3.16%) DV Cleared
14 15 (2.79%) CLAS
15 14 (2.60%) CCDP
16 12 (2.23%) CISM
16 12 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
17 11 (2.04%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.58%) PCI DSS
2 12 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.49%) SLA
4 6 (1.12%) QA
5 4 (0.74%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 4 (0.74%) PSD2
5 4 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.19%) COBIT
8 1 (0.19%) GDPR
8 1 (0.19%) HIPAA
System Software
1 155 (28.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (7.81%) Active Directory
3 36 (6.69%) XenApp
4 28 (5.20%) XenDesktop
5 21 (3.90%) VMware Server
6 19 (3.53%) Docker
7 15 (2.79%) XenServer
8 13 (2.42%) ProxySG
9 11 (2.04%) Hyper-V
10 10 (1.86%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (1.49%) Forefront TMG
11 8 (1.49%) Terminal Services
11 8 (1.49%) VMware NSX
11 8 (1.49%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (0.56%) NFS
14 2 (0.37%) KVM
14 2 (0.37%) vSphere
15 1 (0.19%) Ceph
15 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 56 (10.41%) Cisco Prime
2 44 (8.18%) Nagios
3 29 (5.39%) Terraform
4 27 (5.02%) Puppet
5 20 (3.72%) Stealthwatch
6 16 (2.97%) Ansible
7 12 (2.23%) FortiGate
7 12 (2.23%) SCOM
8 11 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (1.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 8 (1.49%) MOM
9 8 (1.49%) WSUS
10 7 (1.30%) Kubernetes
11 5 (0.93%) Packer
11 5 (0.93%) TrustSec
12 4 (0.74%) SCCM
13 3 (0.56%) Cisco UCCX
13 3 (0.56%) Failover Clustering
13 3 (0.56%) vCenter Server
13 3 (0.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 455 (84.57%) Cisco
2 198 (36.80%) CheckPoint
3 195 (36.25%) VMware
4 130 (24.16%) Juniper
5 119 (22.12%) Palo Alto
6 113 (21.00%) NetApp
7 107 (19.89%) EMC
8 105 (19.52%) SolarWinds
9 100 (18.59%) Dell
10 95 (17.66%) Splunk
11 85 (15.80%) Microsoft
12 65 (12.08%) Blue Coat
12 65 (12.08%) HP
13 53 (9.85%) Meraki
14 49 (9.11%) Citrix
15 47 (8.74%) Infoblox
16 41 (7.62%) Fortinet
17 37 (6.88%) Imperva
18 36 (6.69%) Zscaler
19 34 (6.32%) Google