Period
to

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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 639 608 430
Rank change year-on-year -31 -178 +65
Permanent jobs citing F5 278 73 160
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.36% 0.17% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 0.93% 0.48% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 160 33 115
10th Percentile £50,000 £57,000 £53,000
25th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £62,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year - -13.33% +15.38%
75th Percentile £72,813 £75,000 £87,500
90th Percentile £92,750 £87,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £56,250 £65,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -13.46% +18.18%

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 29,852 15,070 12,956
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 38.73% 36.07% 39.22%
Number of salaries quoted 13,451 10,002 10,155
10th Percentile £36,250 £39,000 £36,250
25th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +8.33%
75th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £97,500 £97,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.77% +0.95% +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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +3 64 £70,000 -12.50% 12
West London - 10 £55,000 -
East London - 2 - - 1
South London -51 1 - - 1
F5
England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 175 (62.95%) Cisco
2 150 (53.96%) Firewall
3 139 (50.00%) Python
4 111 (39.93%) Cisco Certification
5 107 (38.49%) AWS
6 101 (36.33%) Finance
7 95 (34.17%) WAN
8 91 (32.73%) CCNP
8 91 (32.73%) Ansible
9 87 (31.29%) Palo Alto
10 85 (30.58%) DNS
11 84 (30.22%) Data Centre
11 84 (30.22%) Load Balancing
12 78 (28.06%) BGP
13 77 (27.70%) Linux
13 77 (27.70%) Azure
14 74 (26.62%) VMware
14 74 (26.62%) Fortinet
15 73 (26.26%) Bash
16 68 (24.46%) TCP/IP
16 68 (24.46%) LAN
17 67 (24.10%) Agile
18 65 (23.38%) VMware Infrastructure
19 63 (22.66%) MPLS
19 63 (22.66%) Social Skills
20 62 (22.30%) DevOps
21 61 (21.94%) VPN
22 60 (21.58%) Windows
23 58 (20.86%) CheckPoint
23 58 (20.86%) CI/CD

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 38 (13.67%) nginx
2 23 (8.27%) Apache
3 21 (7.55%) OpenStack
4 16 (5.76%) Confluence
5 15 (5.40%) Commerce Server
6 12 (4.32%) IIS
7 10 (3.60%) Tomcat
8 7 (2.52%) Apache TomEE
9 6 (2.16%) WebSphere
9 6 (2.16%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.72%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.72%) SAS
10 2 (0.72%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.36%) iPlanet
11 1 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.36%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 7 (2.52%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.16%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 107 (38.49%) AWS
2 77 (27.70%) Azure
3 21 (7.55%) OpenShift
4 19 (6.83%) AWS CloudFormation
5 18 (6.47%) MinIO
6 17 (6.12%) GCP
7 11 (3.96%) Microsoft 365
7 11 (3.96%) Serverless
8 9 (3.24%) IaaS
8 9 (3.24%) PaaS
9 8 (2.88%) AWS Lambda
9 8 (2.88%) SaaS
10 7 (2.52%) Apple Pay
11 5 (1.80%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (1.44%) Akamai
12 4 (1.44%) Mimecast
13 3 (1.08%) Azure DevOps
13 3 (1.08%) Azure Monitor
13 3 (1.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 150 (53.96%) Firewall
2 95 (34.17%) WAN
3 85 (30.58%) DNS
4 78 (28.06%) BGP
5 68 (24.46%) LAN
5 68 (24.46%) TCP/IP
6 63 (22.66%) MPLS
7 61 (21.94%) VPN
8 53 (19.06%) OSPF
9 50 (17.99%) BIG-IP
10 48 (17.27%) Wireless
11 44 (15.83%) Cisco ASA
12 42 (15.11%) Network Security
13 41 (14.75%) SD-WAN
14 33 (11.87%) DHCP
15 32 (11.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 31 (11.15%) Cisco IOS
17 29 (10.43%) SSL
18 27 (9.71%) IPsec
19 26 (9.35%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (10.79%) NoSQL
2 26 (9.35%) SQL Server
3 24 (8.63%) MySQL
4 21 (7.55%) Apache Cassandra
4 21 (7.55%) ArangoDB
4 21 (7.55%) Hadoop
4 21 (7.55%) MongoDB
4 21 (7.55%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (6.47%) Big Data
6 4 (1.44%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.36%) DB2
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 39 (14.03%) Git (software)
2 38 (13.67%) Jenkins
3 36 (12.95%) GitLab
4 21 (7.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 21 (7.55%) CircleCI
4 21 (7.55%) Gradle
4 21 (7.55%) Maven
4 21 (7.55%) Travis CI
5 18 (6.47%) Bitbucket
6 16 (5.76%) JIRA
7 9 (3.24%) Robot Framework
8 6 (2.16%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (1.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.36%) Fiddler
10 1 (0.36%) Vagrant
General
1 101 (36.33%) Finance
2 63 (22.66%) Social Skills
3 46 (16.55%) Banking
4 33 (11.87%) Telecoms
5 24 (8.63%) Presentation Skills
6 16 (5.76%) Retail
7 13 (4.68%) Financial Institution
7 13 (4.68%) Law
8 9 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (2.52%) Publishing
10 6 (2.16%) Legal
11 5 (1.80%) Documentation Skills
12 4 (1.44%) Games
12 4 (1.44%) Influencing Skills
12 4 (1.44%) Investment Banking
13 3 (1.08%) Advertising
13 3 (1.08%) Organisational Skills
13 3 (1.08%) Public Sector
14 1 (0.36%) Back Office
14 1 (0.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 139 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 56 (20.14%) Senior Network Engineer
3 37 (13.31%) DevOps Engineer
4 29 (10.43%) Security Engineer
5 20 (7.19%) Senior Security Engineer
6 19 (6.83%) Senior DevOps
6 19 (6.83%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 18 (6.47%) Embedded Engineer
8 16 (5.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 16 (5.76%) Network Security Engineer
9 14 (5.04%) Python Engineer
9 14 (5.04%) Site Reliability Engineer
10 13 (4.68%) Architect
10 13 (4.68%) Junior
10 13 (4.68%) Junior Network Engineer
10 13 (4.68%) Network Operations Engineer
10 13 (4.68%) Operations Engineer
10 13 (4.68%) Senior Network Security Engineer
11 12 (4.32%) Applications Engineer
11 12 (4.32%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.63%) LEMP Stack
2 23 (8.27%) Kafka
3 15 (5.40%) JSON
3 15 (5.40%) LDAP
4 12 (4.32%) XML
5 11 (3.96%) REST
6 8 (2.88%) Flash
6 8 (2.88%) Middleware
7 5 (1.80%) RESTful
8 3 (1.08%) LAMP
9 2 (0.72%) .NET
9 2 (0.72%) 802.1X
9 2 (0.72%) J2EE
9 2 (0.72%) Jinja
9 2 (0.72%) Regular Expression
10 1 (0.36%) HTML
10 1 (0.36%) Node.js
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 1 (0.36%) Web Services
10 1 (0.36%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 84 (30.22%) Data Centre
2 29 (10.43%) Private Cloud
3 26 (9.35%) Public Cloud
4 18 (6.47%) Social Media
4 18 (6.47%) Social Network
5 15 (5.40%) Virtual Team
6 11 (3.96%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.52%) Online Banking
7 7 (2.52%) PKI
8 4 (1.44%) Over-the-Top Content
9 3 (1.08%) Derivative
9 3 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.72%) Cloud Native
10 2 (0.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.72%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.72%) IVR
10 2 (0.72%) Replication
10 2 (0.72%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.36%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.36%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 77 (27.70%) Linux
2 60 (21.58%) Windows
3 28 (10.07%) CentOS
4 22 (7.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (5.40%) Unix
6 12 (4.32%) Windows Server
7 11 (3.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.08%) Debian
8 3 (1.08%) Windows Server 2019
9 2 (0.72%) CatOS
9 2 (0.72%) Solaris
10 1 (0.36%) AIX
10 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.36%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (30.22%) Load Balancing
2 67 (24.10%) Agile
3 62 (22.30%) DevOps
4 58 (20.86%) CI/CD
5 46 (16.55%) Test Automation
6 42 (15.11%) Configuration Management
7 39 (14.03%) ITIL
8 34 (12.23%) Continuous Delivery
8 34 (12.23%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 34 (12.23%) Software Delivery
9 30 (10.79%) Task Automation
10 26 (9.35%) Problem-Solving
11 25 (8.99%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 23 (8.27%) Computer Science
12 23 (8.27%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (8.27%) Deployment Automation
12 23 (8.27%) Product Roadmap
13 21 (7.55%) Change Management
13 21 (7.55%) E-Commerce
14 20 (7.19%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 139 (50.00%) Python
2 73 (26.26%) Bash
3 51 (18.35%) PowerShell
4 46 (16.55%) SQL
5 31 (11.15%) Go
6 30 (10.79%) Java
7 19 (6.83%) Perl
8 18 (6.47%) Groovy
9 2 (0.72%) Search Processing Language
9 2 (0.72%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.36%) C
10 1 (0.36%) PHP
10 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.36%) Tcl
10 1 (0.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 111 (39.93%) Cisco Certification
2 91 (32.73%) CCNP
3 56 (20.14%) CCIE
4 44 (15.83%) Degree
5 23 (8.27%) CCNA
6 22 (7.91%) Computer Science Degree
7 21 (7.55%) Security Cleared
8 18 (6.47%) SC Cleared
9 12 (4.32%) CCDP
10 9 (3.24%) CCIE Data Center
10 9 (3.24%) CCIE Service Provider
11 6 (2.16%) JNCIE
12 5 (1.80%) CISSP
12 5 (1.80%) JNCIS
13 4 (1.44%) CEH
13 4 (1.44%) CISA
13 4 (1.44%) CISM
14 3 (1.08%) AWS Certification
14 3 (1.08%) Linux+ Certification
14 3 (1.08%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.32%) SLA
2 11 (3.96%) GDPR
3 3 (1.08%) HIPAA
3 3 (1.08%) NIST
3 3 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
System Software
1 65 (23.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (17.27%) Docker
3 26 (9.35%) Active Directory
4 21 (7.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 19 (6.83%) ProxySG
5 19 (6.83%) VMware NSX
6 10 (3.60%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (3.60%) vSphere
7 3 (1.08%) Dovecot
7 3 (1.08%) Firmware
7 3 (1.08%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.08%) OpenSSH
7 3 (1.08%) Postfix
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.36%) Samba
8 1 (0.36%) Snort
8 1 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 91 (32.73%) Ansible
2 54 (19.42%) Kubernetes
3 41 (14.75%) HAProxy
4 33 (11.87%) Grafana
4 33 (11.87%) Prometheus
5 31 (11.15%) Puppet
6 29 (10.43%) Terraform
7 13 (4.68%) FortiGate
8 10 (3.60%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (3.24%) Single Sign-On
10 8 (2.88%) Cisco Prime
10 8 (2.88%) PowerCLI
10 8 (2.88%) vCenter Server
11 6 (2.16%) Microsoft Intune
12 5 (1.80%) CASB
12 5 (1.80%) ZABBIX
13 3 (1.08%) SCCM
14 2 (0.72%) Active Directory Federation Services
15 1 (0.36%) Avamar
15 1 (0.36%) VxRail
Vendors
1 175 (62.95%) Cisco
2 87 (31.29%) Palo Alto
3 74 (26.62%) Fortinet
3 74 (26.62%) VMware
4 58 (20.86%) CheckPoint
5 45 (16.19%) Splunk
6 43 (15.47%) Juniper
7 34 (12.23%) Citrix
8 33 (11.87%) Arista
9 29 (10.43%) Aruba
10 27 (9.71%) SolarWinds
11 23 (8.27%) Red Hat
11 23 (8.27%) Zscaler
12 22 (7.91%) Riverbed
13 21 (7.55%) Blue Coat
14 20 (7.19%) Microsoft
15 19 (6.83%) Infoblox
16 18 (6.47%) Oracle
17 15 (5.40%) ATG
18 12 (4.32%) Meraki