Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 422 498 429
Rank change year-on-year +76 -69 -19
Permanent jobs citing F5 428 391 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.64% 0.52% 0.67%
As % of the Vendors category 1.53% 1.20% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 318 307 455
London median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £46,250 £37,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
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 28,035 32,637 31,733
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 41.67% 43.29% 42.12%
Number of salaries quoted 22,118 24,680 26,855
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
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 13 November 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 13 November 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 +9 100 £66,250 +10.42% 14
East London -3 13 £62,500 -3.85% 12
West London +15 10 £80,000 +100.00% 5
South London +5 7 £46,500 -35.86%
North London -2 2 £80,000 +100.00%
F5
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 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.

1 354 (82.71%) Cisco
2 274 (64.02%) Cisco Certification
3 237 (55.37%) Firewall
4 215 (50.23%) CCNP
5 186 (43.46%) CheckPoint
6 176 (41.12%) Cisco ASA
7 171 (39.95%) Cisco Nexus
8 152 (35.51%) WAN
9 151 (35.28%) Finance
10 147 (34.35%) Data Centre
11 130 (30.37%) Wireless
12 129 (30.14%) Palo Alto
13 128 (29.91%) Network Security
14 127 (29.67%) CCIE
15 116 (27.10%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 114 (26.64%) Juniper
17 113 (26.40%) BGP
18 109 (25.47%) VPN
19 108 (25.23%) VMware
20 107 (25.00%) CCNA
21 104 (24.30%) OSPF
22 96 (22.43%) Microsoft
23 93 (21.73%) LAN
24 88 (20.56%) VMware Infrastructure
25 85 (19.86%) MPLS
26 82 (19.16%) SolarWinds
27 80 (18.69%) Degree
28 78 (18.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
29 77 (17.99%) BIG-IP
30 72 (16.82%) Banking

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 (9.58%) Apache
2 30 (7.01%) Tomcat
3 13 (3.04%) nginx
4 10 (2.34%) IIS
4 10 (2.34%) WebSphere
5 9 (2.10%) OpenStack
6 8 (1.87%) MS Exchange
7 6 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (1.40%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.93%) CMS
9 4 (0.93%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.70%) JBoss
10 3 (0.70%) Oracle Coherence
10 3 (0.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 3 (0.70%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (1.40%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.23%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 55 (12.85%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (8.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.80%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (2.34%) Office 365
5 5 (1.17%) Akamai
6 3 (0.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (0.70%) Mailgun
6 3 (0.70%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.47%) Apigee
7 2 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.47%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.23%) G Suite
8 1 (0.23%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 237 (55.37%) Firewall
2 176 (41.12%) Cisco ASA
3 171 (39.95%) Cisco Nexus
4 152 (35.51%) WAN
5 130 (30.37%) Wireless
6 128 (29.91%) Network Security
7 116 (27.10%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 113 (26.40%) BGP
9 109 (25.47%) VPN
10 104 (24.30%) OSPF
11 93 (21.73%) LAN
12 85 (19.86%) MPLS
13 78 (18.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 77 (17.99%) BIG-IP
15 63 (14.72%) VPLS
16 61 (14.25%) TCP/IP
17 54 (12.62%) Cisco ISE
18 50 (11.68%) Cisco Firepower
19 48 (11.21%) SNMP
20 46 (10.75%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.44%) Big Data
2 12 (2.80%) MySQL
3 10 (2.34%) Relational Database
4 9 (2.10%) Couchbase
4 9 (2.10%) MongoDB
4 9 (2.10%) NoSQL
4 9 (2.10%) Redis
5 7 (1.64%) Oracle Database
5 7 (1.64%) SQL Server
6 6 (1.40%) Informix
7 5 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.70%) Hazelcast
8 3 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.70%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (0.70%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.23%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.23%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.23%) OpenTSDB
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 19 (4.44%) Jenkins
2 16 (3.74%) Git (software)
3 9 (2.10%) Sonatype Nexus
4 7 (1.64%) Selenium
5 5 (1.17%) Subversion
6 4 (0.93%) Bitbucket
7 3 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (0.70%) Hudson
7 3 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.47%) JIRA
8 2 (0.47%) Maven
9 1 (0.23%) Ant
9 1 (0.23%) AppScan
9 1 (0.23%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.23%) CMake
9 1 (0.23%) Vagrant
General
1 151 (35.28%) Finance
2 72 (16.82%) Banking
3 62 (14.49%) Retail
4 43 (10.05%) Telecoms
5 22 (5.14%) Advertising
5 22 (5.14%) Pharmaceutical
6 19 (4.44%) Manufacturing
7 12 (2.80%) Law
8 11 (2.57%) Financial Institution
9 9 (2.10%) Investment Banking
10 8 (1.87%) Publishing
11 7 (1.64%) Front Office
12 5 (1.17%) Games
13 4 (0.93%) German Language
13 4 (0.93%) Italian Language
14 3 (0.70%) Back Office
15 2 (0.47%) Billing
15 2 (0.47%) Local Government
15 2 (0.47%) Online Betting
16 1 (0.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 216 (50.47%) Network Engineer
2 68 (15.89%) Cisco Engineer
3 64 (14.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 63 (14.72%) Security Engineer
5 61 (14.25%) Network Security Engineer
6 56 (13.08%) Senior Network Engineer
7 49 (11.45%) Architect
8 40 (9.35%) Consultant
9 31 (7.24%) Solutions Architect
10 28 (6.54%) Project Engineer
11 25 (5.84%) Analyst
12 23 (5.37%) Network Architect
12 23 (5.37%) Network Consultant
12 23 (5.37%) Senior Cisco Engineer
13 21 (4.91%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
14 19 (4.44%) Security Consultant
15 18 (4.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 18 (4.21%) Network Specialist
16 17 (3.97%) Cisco Security Engineer
17 16 (3.74%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (11.92%) 802.1X
2 13 (3.04%) Middleware
2 13 (3.04%) XMPP
3 11 (2.57%) .NET
3 11 (2.57%) LAMP
4 10 (2.34%) LEMP Stack
4 10 (2.34%) mod_perl
5 8 (1.87%) J2EE
6 7 (1.64%) Web Services
7 6 (1.40%) CSS
8 5 (1.17%) AngularJS
8 5 (1.17%) Kafka
8 5 (1.17%) React
8 5 (1.17%) WebSockets
9 3 (0.70%) .NET Core
9 3 (0.70%) JMS
9 3 (0.70%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (0.70%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (0.70%) Spring Boot
10 2 (0.47%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 147 (34.35%) Data Centre
2 44 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (9.81%) Computer Science
4 13 (3.04%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (2.80%) Fintech
5 12 (2.80%) Hedge funds
6 11 (2.57%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (2.10%) Data Protection Act
8 8 (1.87%) Fixed Income
8 8 (1.87%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 7 (1.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 6 (1.40%) Private Cloud
11 5 (1.17%) BBC
11 5 (1.17%) EMC VMAX
11 5 (1.17%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.93%) EMC VNX
12 4 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
13 3 (0.70%) CLARiiON
13 3 (0.70%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 69 (16.12%) Linux
2 58 (13.55%) Unix
3 53 (12.38%) Windows
4 12 (2.80%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (2.10%) CoreOS
6 9 (2.10%) Solaris
7 5 (1.17%) Ubuntu
7 5 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.93%) CentOS
8 4 (0.93%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.70%) OpenBSD
10 2 (0.47%) Data ONTAP
10 2 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.23%) Android
11 1 (0.23%) SUSE
11 1 (0.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (15.89%) Load Balancing
2 66 (15.42%) ITIL
3 63 (14.72%) Problem-Solving
4 57 (13.32%) Network Load Balancing
5 52 (12.15%) Network Monitoring
6 46 (10.75%) DevOps
6 46 (10.75%) Network Management
7 40 (9.35%) Time Management
8 38 (8.88%) Network Design
9 37 (8.64%) Agile Software Development
10 32 (7.48%) Kalman Filter
10 32 (7.48%) Presales
10 32 (7.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 31 (7.24%) Root Cause Analysis
12 28 (6.54%) Continuous Improvement
13 27 (6.31%) Decision-Making
14 26 (6.07%) Web Filtering
15 25 (5.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 23 (5.37%) Due Diligence
16 23 (5.37%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 52 (12.15%) Python
2 31 (7.24%) SQL
3 27 (6.31%) Perl
4 23 (5.37%) Bash Shell
5 15 (3.50%) Java
6 13 (3.04%) Shell Script
7 10 (2.34%) Ruby
8 8 (1.87%) PowerShell
9 5 (1.17%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.70%) C
10 3 (0.70%) C#
10 3 (0.70%) Tcl
11 2 (0.47%) PHP
12 1 (0.23%) AWK
12 1 (0.23%) C++
12 1 (0.23%) Korn
12 1 (0.23%) sed
Qualifications
1 274 (64.02%) Cisco Certification
2 215 (50.23%) CCNP
3 127 (29.67%) CCIE
4 107 (25.00%) CCNA
5 80 (18.69%) Degree
6 38 (8.88%) Computer Science Degree
7 26 (6.07%) Security Cleared
8 23 (5.37%) Microsoft Certification
9 21 (4.91%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 16 (3.74%) CCDP
10 16 (3.74%) CCSA
10 16 (3.74%) CCSE
10 16 (3.74%) MCSE
11 12 (2.80%) SC Cleared
12 10 (2.34%) CCIE Security
12 10 (2.34%) DV Cleared
13 9 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (1.64%) CCSP
14 7 (1.64%) CISSP
15 5 (1.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.44%) PCI DSS
2 6 (1.40%) QA
2 6 (1.40%) SLA
3 4 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 4 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.23%) HIPAA
System Software
1 88 (20.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (9.58%) Active Directory
3 28 (6.54%) Docker
4 23 (5.37%) ProxySG
5 13 (3.04%) VMware Server
5 13 (3.04%) XenApp
6 12 (2.80%) VMware NSX
7 10 (2.34%) XenDesktop
8 9 (2.10%) iptables
9 7 (1.64%) Hyper-V
10 6 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.70%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (0.70%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.70%) vSphere
12 2 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.47%) XenServer
13 1 (0.23%) KVM
13 1 (0.23%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 41 (9.58%) Cisco Prime
2 29 (6.78%) Nagios
3 20 (4.67%) Ansible
4 17 (3.97%) Stealthwatch
5 16 (3.74%) FortiGate
6 13 (3.04%) Cisco CUCM
6 13 (3.04%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (2.57%) Puppet
7 11 (2.57%) vCenter Server
8 9 (2.10%) HAProxy
9 6 (1.40%) Cisco UCCX
9 6 (1.40%) Nessus
10 5 (1.17%) Terraform
11 4 (0.93%) Kubernetes
12 3 (0.70%) Failover Clustering
12 3 (0.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 3 (0.70%) MOM
12 3 (0.70%) SCOM
12 3 (0.70%) WSUS
12 3 (0.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 354 (82.71%) Cisco
2 186 (43.46%) CheckPoint
3 129 (30.14%) Palo Alto
4 114 (26.64%) Juniper
5 108 (25.23%) VMware
6 96 (22.43%) Microsoft
7 82 (19.16%) SolarWinds
8 68 (15.89%) Dell
9 57 (13.32%) EMC
10 52 (12.15%) Splunk
11 49 (11.45%) NetApp
12 44 (10.28%) Meraki
13 43 (10.05%) Fortinet
14 42 (9.81%) HP
15 39 (9.11%) Blue Coat
16 36 (8.41%) Oracle
17 28 (6.54%) Zscaler
18 24 (5.61%) Arista
19 19 (4.44%) FireEye
20 18 (4.21%) Citrix