Period
to 23 February 2019

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 February 2019 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 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 461 458 398
Rank change year-on-year -3 -60 +20
Permanent jobs citing F5 348 427 538
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.56% 0.61% 0.77%
As % of the Vendors category 1.33% 1.42% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 259 267 458
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £48,600 £42,800 £33,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +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 26,084 30,093 29,591
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 41.83% 42.95% 42.39%
Number of salaries quoted 20,333 24,159 24,557
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £85,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%

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 February 2019.

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 February 2019. 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 86 £60,000 +4.35% 16
West London +7 7 £67,500 +14.89% 11
South London -2 6 - - 1
North London +21 4 £60,000 -4.00% 1
F5
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2019, 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.

1 286 (82.18%) Cisco
2 226 (64.94%) Firewall
3 213 (61.21%) Cisco Certification
4 181 (52.01%) CheckPoint
5 164 (47.13%) CCNP
6 145 (41.67%) Juniper
7 144 (41.38%) Cisco ASA
8 140 (40.23%) Palo Alto
9 138 (39.66%) Network Security
10 135 (38.79%) CCIE
11 131 (37.64%) Cisco Nexus
12 120 (34.48%) Finance
13 117 (33.62%) WAN
14 100 (28.74%) Data Centre
15 99 (28.45%) BGP
16 96 (27.59%) OSPF
16 96 (27.59%) VPN
16 96 (27.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 87 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
18 84 (24.14%) VMware
19 79 (22.70%) MPLS
20 77 (22.13%) Microsoft
21 71 (20.40%) Wireless
22 70 (20.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
23 64 (18.39%) VMware Infrastructure
23 64 (18.39%) Degree
24 63 (18.10%) Cisco IOS
24 63 (18.10%) LAN
25 58 (16.67%) EMC
26 56 (16.09%) Fortinet

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 22 (6.32%) Apache
2 20 (5.75%) Tomcat
3 17 (4.89%) IIS
4 15 (4.31%) nginx
5 12 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (2.87%) WebSphere
7 7 (2.01%) MS Exchange
8 5 (1.44%) OpenStack
9 4 (1.15%) CMS
10 3 (0.86%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.86%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.57%) JBoss
12 1 (0.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.44%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.29%) Adobe Premiere
Cloud Services
1 47 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (4.02%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (3.16%) IaaS
5 9 (2.59%) PaaS
6 6 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.72%) Office 365
7 2 (0.57%) Akamai
7 2 (0.57%) Apigee
7 2 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.57%) Heroku
7 2 (0.57%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.57%) OpenDNS
8 1 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.29%) G Suite
8 1 (0.29%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.29%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 226 (64.94%) Firewall
2 144 (41.38%) Cisco ASA
3 138 (39.66%) Network Security
4 131 (37.64%) Cisco Nexus
5 117 (33.62%) WAN
6 99 (28.45%) BGP
7 96 (27.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 96 (27.59%) OSPF
7 96 (27.59%) VPN
8 79 (22.70%) MPLS
9 71 (20.40%) Wireless
10 70 (20.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 63 (18.10%) Cisco IOS
11 63 (18.10%) LAN
12 53 (15.23%) VPLS
13 51 (14.66%) BIG-IP
13 51 (14.66%) NX-OS
13 51 (14.66%) TCP/IP
14 47 (13.51%) NetScaler
15 45 (12.93%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.89%) Big Data
1 17 (4.89%) MySQL
2 12 (3.45%) NoSQL
3 10 (2.87%) Redis
3 10 (2.87%) Relational Database
4 8 (2.30%) Blockchain
4 8 (2.30%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.15%) Couchbase
5 4 (1.15%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.57%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.29%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 13 (3.74%) Git (software)
1 13 (3.74%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.01%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (1.15%) Hudson
3 4 (1.15%) Subversion
4 3 (0.86%) Maven
5 2 (0.57%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.57%) CF BOSH
5 2 (0.57%) JMeter
6 1 (0.29%) Ant
General
1 120 (34.48%) Finance
2 45 (12.93%) Banking
3 42 (12.07%) Retail
4 31 (8.91%) Telecoms
5 17 (4.89%) Pharmaceutical
6 16 (4.60%) Publishing
7 14 (4.02%) Advertising
8 13 (3.74%) Manufacturing
9 9 (2.59%) Financial Institution
10 7 (2.01%) Multimedia
11 6 (1.72%) Law
12 4 (1.15%) Front Office
12 4 (1.15%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 172 (49.43%) Network Engineer
2 66 (18.97%) Senior Network Engineer
3 61 (17.53%) Security Engineer
4 59 (16.95%) Network Security Engineer
5 47 (13.51%) Architect
6 44 (12.64%) Cisco Engineer
7 41 (11.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 39 (11.21%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 32 (9.20%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 32 (9.20%) Senior Security Engineer
10 31 (8.91%) Network Architect
11 30 (8.62%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
12 28 (8.05%) Consultant
13 24 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
14 22 (6.32%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 21 (6.03%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
15 21 (6.03%) Network Consultant
16 20 (5.75%) Support Engineer
17 18 (5.17%) DevOps Engineer
18 16 (4.60%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (10.92%) 802.1X
2 13 (3.74%) LAMP
2 13 (3.74%) XMPP
3 10 (2.87%) LEMP Stack
4 9 (2.59%) Kafka
5 4 (1.15%) .NET
5 4 (1.15%) Regular Expression
5 4 (1.15%) SailPoint
6 3 (0.86%) JSON
6 3 (0.86%) YAML
7 2 (0.57%) Akka
7 2 (0.57%) REST
7 2 (0.57%) RESTful
7 2 (0.57%) SOAP
7 2 (0.57%) Web Services
8 1 (0.29%) Embperl
8 1 (0.29%) FastCGI
8 1 (0.29%) LDAP
8 1 (0.29%) mod_perl
8 1 (0.29%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 100 (28.74%) Data Centre
2 47 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.30%) Hedge funds
3 8 (2.30%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (2.01%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.72%) CLARiiON
5 6 (1.72%) Fintech
5 6 (1.72%) Private Cloud
6 4 (1.15%) Clustering
6 4 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (0.86%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 2 (0.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (0.57%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.29%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.29%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.29%) EMC VMAX
9 1 (0.29%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.29%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.29%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 47 (13.51%) Linux
2 46 (13.22%) Unix
3 43 (12.36%) Windows
4 19 (5.46%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.87%) CoreOS
5 10 (2.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.72%) CentOS
9 5 (1.44%) Solaris
9 5 (1.44%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.15%) AIX
10 4 (1.15%) Debian
10 4 (1.15%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.86%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.57%) Data ONTAP
12 2 (0.57%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.29%) Android
13 1 (0.29%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 51 (14.66%) Load Balancing
3 46 (13.22%) DevOps
4 43 (12.36%) Network Design
4 43 (12.36%) Root Cause Analysis
4 43 (12.36%) Time Management
5 42 (12.07%) ITIL
6 41 (11.78%) Presales
7 39 (11.21%) Computer Science
7 39 (11.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 37 (10.63%) Network Monitoring
9 35 (10.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 25 (7.18%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (6.03%) Analytics
11 21 (6.03%) Continuous Improvement
11 21 (6.03%) Due Diligence
12 20 (5.75%) Problem Management
13 19 (5.46%) Network Load Balancing
14 18 (5.17%) Cybersecurity
14 18 (5.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (12.93%) Python
2 25 (7.18%) Bash Shell
3 22 (6.32%) SQL
4 12 (3.45%) Perl
4 12 (3.45%) Shell Script
5 11 (3.16%) Ruby
6 9 (2.59%) PowerShell
7 6 (1.72%) Groovy
8 4 (1.15%) Java
9 3 (0.86%) R
10 2 (0.57%) C
10 2 (0.57%) Tcl
11 1 (0.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 213 (61.21%) Cisco Certification
2 164 (47.13%) CCNP
3 135 (38.79%) CCIE
4 64 (18.39%) Degree
5 50 (14.37%) CCNA
6 36 (10.34%) Computer Science Degree
7 23 (6.61%) CCIE Security
8 17 (4.89%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 17 (4.89%) Security Cleared
9 15 (4.31%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (3.16%) CCSA
10 11 (3.16%) CCSE
10 11 (3.16%) MCSE
11 10 (2.87%) CCDP
11 10 (2.87%) SC Cleared
12 6 (1.72%) JNCIE
13 4 (1.15%) CCSP
13 4 (1.15%) CCVP
13 4 (1.15%) RHCE
13 4 (1.15%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.74%) QA
2 10 (2.87%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 3 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 64 (18.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (12.93%) Active Directory
3 28 (8.05%) Docker
4 15 (4.31%) ProxySG
5 10 (2.87%) iptables
6 9 (2.59%) VMware NSX
7 8 (2.30%) Hyper-V
8 4 (1.15%) NFS
8 4 (1.15%) Postfix
9 3 (0.86%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.57%) vSphere
10 2 (0.57%) XenApp
10 2 (0.57%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.29%) NLBS
11 1 (0.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (6.90%) Ansible
2 16 (4.60%) Cisco CUCM
3 14 (4.02%) Puppet
4 13 (3.74%) Cisco Prime
5 12 (3.45%) FortiGate
5 12 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (2.87%) HAProxy
6 10 (2.87%) Kubernetes
7 9 (2.59%) Nessus
8 7 (2.01%) vCenter Server
9 6 (1.72%) Cisco UCCX
9 6 (1.72%) Nagios
9 6 (1.72%) Terraform
10 5 (1.44%) Prometheus
10 5 (1.44%) Rancher
11 4 (1.15%) McAfee ePO
12 3 (0.86%) QRadar
12 3 (0.86%) SCCM
12 3 (0.86%) Stealthwatch
13 2 (0.57%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 286 (82.18%) Cisco
2 181 (52.01%) CheckPoint
3 145 (41.67%) Juniper
4 140 (40.23%) Palo Alto
5 84 (24.14%) VMware
6 77 (22.13%) Microsoft
7 58 (16.67%) EMC
8 56 (16.09%) Fortinet
9 51 (14.66%) Splunk
10 49 (14.08%) Dell
11 48 (13.79%) NetApp
12 43 (12.36%) Meraki
13 42 (12.07%) SolarWinds
14 25 (7.18%) Blue Coat
14 25 (7.18%) Oracle
15 17 (4.89%) FireEye
16 16 (4.60%) Arista
17 14 (4.02%) McAfee
18 13 (3.74%) HP
19 11 (3.16%) IBM