Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 396 487 431
Rank change year-on-year +91 -56 -62
Permanent jobs citing F5 498 414 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.72% 0.55% 0.66%
As % of the Vendors category 1.71% 1.26% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 357 358 462
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £46,250 £37,500 £41,938
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £77,475
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +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 29,158 32,960 33,336
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 42.39% 43.85% 42.13%
Number of salaries quoted 22,808 24,908 28,264
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £83,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +19 138 £65,000 - 13
East London +3 15 £62,500 -10.71% 3
West London +15 14 £80,000 +100.00% 6
South London -3 8 £50,000 - 1
North London -1 2 £80,000 +100.00%
F5
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 418 (83.94%) Cisco
2 318 (63.86%) Cisco Certification
3 268 (53.82%) Firewall
4 257 (51.61%) CCNP
5 196 (39.36%) Cisco Nexus
6 193 (38.76%) WAN
7 192 (38.55%) Cisco ASA
8 189 (37.95%) CheckPoint
8 189 (37.95%) Finance
9 170 (34.14%) Wireless
10 160 (32.13%) Data Centre
11 149 (29.92%) VMware
12 148 (29.72%) CCNA
13 145 (29.12%) CCIE
14 141 (28.31%) VPN
15 139 (27.91%) Palo Alto
16 124 (24.90%) Juniper
17 120 (24.10%) BGP
17 120 (24.10%) VMware Infrastructure
17 120 (24.10%) Network Security
18 118 (23.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 116 (23.29%) MPLS
20 110 (22.09%) OSPF
20 110 (22.09%) LAN
21 105 (21.08%) SolarWinds
22 100 (20.08%) Microsoft
23 99 (19.88%) Degree
24 90 (18.07%) Load Balancing
25 89 (17.87%) Banking
26 88 (17.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

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 41 (8.23%) Apache
2 28 (5.62%) Tomcat
3 11 (2.21%) nginx
4 10 (2.01%) OpenStack
5 9 (1.81%) IIS
5 9 (1.81%) MS Exchange
5 9 (1.81%) WebSphere
6 8 (1.61%) Skype for Business
7 7 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (1.20%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.80%) JBoss
9 4 (0.80%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.60%) Oracle Coherence
10 3 (0.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.20%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 58 (11.65%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (9.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.61%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (2.21%) Office 365
5 6 (1.20%) Mimecast
6 5 (1.00%) Akamai
7 3 (0.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (0.60%) Mailgun
7 3 (0.60%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.40%) PaaS
9 1 (0.20%) Datadog
9 1 (0.20%) IaaS
9 1 (0.20%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.20%) SaaS
9 1 (0.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 268 (53.82%) Firewall
2 196 (39.36%) Cisco Nexus
3 193 (38.76%) WAN
4 192 (38.55%) Cisco ASA
5 170 (34.14%) Wireless
6 141 (28.31%) VPN
7 120 (24.10%) BGP
7 120 (24.10%) Network Security
8 118 (23.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 116 (23.29%) MPLS
10 110 (22.09%) LAN
10 110 (22.09%) OSPF
11 88 (17.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 87 (17.47%) BIG-IP
13 85 (17.07%) VPLS
14 71 (14.26%) TCP/IP
15 64 (12.85%) Cisco ISE
16 60 (12.05%) Cisco Wireless
17 59 (11.85%) DNS
18 52 (10.44%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (5.82%) Big Data
2 13 (2.61%) SQL Server
3 9 (1.81%) MongoDB
3 9 (1.81%) MySQL
4 8 (1.61%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.20%) Informix
5 6 (1.20%) NoSQL
5 6 (1.20%) Redis
6 5 (1.00%) Couchbase
6 5 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.60%) Hazelcast
7 3 (0.60%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.60%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.20%) DB2
9 1 (0.20%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.20%) OpenTSDB
9 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (3.01%) Sonatype Nexus
2 14 (2.81%) Jenkins
3 10 (2.01%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.41%) Selenium
5 5 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (0.80%) Bitbucket
7 3 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (0.60%) Hudson
7 3 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.40%) JIRA
9 1 (0.20%) AppScan
9 1 (0.20%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.20%) CMake
9 1 (0.20%) Maven
9 1 (0.20%) Subversion
9 1 (0.20%) Vagrant
General
1 189 (37.95%) Finance
2 89 (17.87%) Banking
3 72 (14.46%) Retail
4 42 (8.43%) Pharmaceutical
5 40 (8.03%) Telecoms
6 39 (7.83%) Manufacturing
7 21 (4.22%) Advertising
8 16 (3.21%) German Language
8 16 (3.21%) Italian Language
8 16 (3.21%) Law
9 15 (3.01%) Financial Institution
10 11 (2.21%) Investment Banking
11 9 (1.81%) Games
12 8 (1.61%) Front Office
13 5 (1.00%) Back Office
13 5 (1.00%) Billing
14 3 (0.60%) Marketing
15 2 (0.40%) Local Government
15 2 (0.40%) Online Betting
16 1 (0.20%) French Language
Job Titles
1 246 (49.40%) Network Engineer
2 93 (18.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 91 (18.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 68 (13.65%) Senior Network Engineer
5 63 (12.65%) Security Engineer
6 60 (12.05%) Architect
7 53 (10.64%) Network Security Engineer
8 47 (9.44%) Solutions Architect
9 46 (9.24%) Project Engineer
10 35 (7.03%) Consultant
11 33 (6.63%) Network Specialist
11 33 (6.63%) Technical Architect
12 32 (6.43%) Technical Solutions Architect
13 31 (6.22%) Cisco Architect
14 30 (6.02%) Analyst
15 29 (5.82%) Network Security Specialist
15 29 (5.82%) Security Specialist
16 27 (5.42%) Cisco Solutions Architect
17 26 (5.22%) Senior Cisco Engineer
17 26 (5.22%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (11.24%) 802.1X
2 20 (4.02%) Middleware
3 12 (2.41%) mod_perl
4 11 (2.21%) .NET
5 8 (1.61%) J2EE
5 8 (1.61%) LAMP
6 7 (1.41%) LEMP Stack
6 7 (1.41%) Web Services
7 6 (1.20%) CSS
7 6 (1.20%) XMPP
8 5 (1.00%) AngularJS
8 5 (1.00%) React
8 5 (1.00%) WebSockets
9 3 (0.60%) .NET Core
9 3 (0.60%) JMS
9 3 (0.60%) LDAP
9 3 (0.60%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (0.60%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (0.60%) Spring Boot
10 2 (0.40%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 160 (32.13%) Data Centre
2 44 (8.84%) Computer Science
3 31 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (5.02%) Fintech
5 22 (4.42%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (3.01%) Hedge funds
7 11 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (2.21%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.81%) Data Protection Act
8 9 (1.81%) EMC VMAX
8 9 (1.81%) Fixed Income
8 9 (1.81%) Hybrid Cloud
9 8 (1.61%) Private Cloud
10 6 (1.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 6 (1.20%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 5 (1.00%) BBC
11 5 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
13 3 (0.60%) CLARiiON
13 3 (0.60%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 80 (16.06%) Linux
2 54 (10.84%) Windows
3 53 (10.64%) Unix
4 13 (2.61%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (1.61%) Solaris
7 6 (1.20%) CoreOS
8 5 (1.00%) CentOS
8 5 (1.00%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.80%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.60%) OpenBSD
11 2 (0.40%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.20%) AIX
12 1 (0.20%) SUSE
12 1 (0.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (18.07%) Load Balancing
2 75 (15.06%) Network Load Balancing
3 72 (14.46%) Network Management
4 68 (13.65%) ITIL
5 59 (11.85%) Network Design
6 58 (11.65%) Network Monitoring
7 53 (10.64%) Presales
8 47 (9.44%) Problem-Solving
9 38 (7.63%) Agile Software Development
10 37 (7.43%) Kalman Filter
11 35 (7.03%) DevOps
12 32 (6.43%) Analytics
12 32 (6.43%) Continuous Improvement
13 31 (6.22%) Time Management
14 29 (5.82%) Decision-Making
14 29 (5.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 29 (5.82%) Root Cause Analysis
14 29 (5.82%) Technical Architecture
15 27 (5.42%) E-Commerce
15 27 (5.42%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 58 (11.65%) Python
2 32 (6.43%) Perl
2 32 (6.43%) SQL
3 18 (3.61%) Java
4 16 (3.21%) Bash Shell
5 15 (3.01%) PowerShell
6 10 (2.01%) Shell Script
7 9 (1.81%) Ruby
8 5 (1.00%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.60%) C
9 3 (0.60%) C#
10 2 (0.40%) AWK
10 2 (0.40%) PHP
10 2 (0.40%) sed
10 2 (0.40%) Tcl
11 1 (0.20%) C++
11 1 (0.20%) Korn
Qualifications
1 318 (63.86%) Cisco Certification
2 257 (51.61%) CCNP
3 148 (29.72%) CCNA
4 145 (29.12%) CCIE
5 99 (19.88%) Degree
6 41 (8.23%) Computer Science Degree
7 26 (5.22%) CCSE
7 26 (5.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 24 (4.82%) Security Cleared
9 23 (4.62%) CCSA
10 20 (4.02%) CISSP
11 19 (3.82%) MCSE
12 18 (3.61%) CCIE Routing and Switching
13 16 (3.21%) CCIE Data Center
13 16 (3.21%) CCIE Service Provider
13 16 (3.21%) DV Cleared
14 14 (2.81%) CCDP
15 13 (2.61%) CCIE Security
16 9 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
16 9 (1.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.02%) PCI DSS
2 7 (1.41%) QA
3 6 (1.20%) SLA
4 5 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (0.60%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.20%) COBIT
7 1 (0.20%) GDPR
7 1 (0.20%) HIPAA
System Software
1 120 (24.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (8.23%) Active Directory
3 22 (4.42%) Docker
3 22 (4.42%) VMware Server
4 21 (4.22%) XenApp
5 18 (3.61%) ProxySG
6 16 (3.21%) XenDesktop
7 9 (1.81%) Hyper-V
7 9 (1.81%) VMware NSX
8 7 (1.41%) XenServer
9 6 (1.20%) iptables
9 6 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (1.00%) Forefront TMG
10 5 (1.00%) Terminal Services
10 5 (1.00%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (0.80%) vSphere
12 2 (0.40%) KVM
13 1 (0.20%) Ceph
13 1 (0.20%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 61 (12.25%) Cisco Prime
2 48 (9.64%) Nagios
3 26 (5.22%) Stealthwatch
4 18 (3.61%) Ansible
5 13 (2.61%) Puppet
6 12 (2.41%) Terraform
7 11 (2.21%) FortiGate
7 11 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (2.21%) vCenter Server
8 6 (1.20%) Cisco CUCM
8 6 (1.20%) HAProxy
8 6 (1.20%) SCOM
9 5 (1.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 5 (1.00%) MOM
9 5 (1.00%) WSUS
10 4 (0.80%) Kubernetes
10 4 (0.80%) Nessus
11 3 (0.60%) Failover Clustering
11 3 (0.60%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.40%) QRadar
Vendors
1 418 (83.94%) Cisco
2 189 (37.95%) CheckPoint
3 149 (29.92%) VMware
4 139 (27.91%) Palo Alto
5 124 (24.90%) Juniper
6 105 (21.08%) SolarWinds
7 100 (20.08%) Microsoft
8 82 (16.47%) Dell
9 81 (16.27%) EMC
10 76 (15.26%) NetApp
11 72 (14.46%) Splunk
12 53 (10.64%) Meraki
13 48 (9.64%) HP
14 46 (9.24%) Blue Coat
15 39 (7.83%) Oracle
16 31 (6.22%) Fortinet
17 29 (5.82%) Zscaler
18 27 (5.42%) Infoblox
19 24 (4.82%) Citrix
19 24 (4.82%) Google