Period
to 20 April 2021

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 20 April 2021 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
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 475 483 451
Rank change year-on-year +8 -32 -20
Permanent jobs citing F5 88 198 348
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.28% 0.44% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 0.79% 1.10% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 55 152 246
10th Percentile £56,250 £51,250 £48,000
25th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%
75th Percentile £84,375 £80,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £91,500 £95,000 £88,125
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 11,108 18,050 24,772
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 35.61% 39.79% 40.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8,453 14,180 19,305
10th Percentile £40,000 £32,975 £32,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £46,250 £44,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
75th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £97,500 £93,750
England median annual salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.90% +5.00% +5.26%

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 20 April 2021.

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 20 April 2021. 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 +42 24 £80,000 +10.34% 4
South London +14 3 £55,000 -
F5
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 2021, 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 69 (78.41%) Cisco
2 65 (73.86%) Firewall
3 41 (46.59%) CheckPoint
4 40 (45.45%) AWS
4 40 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 37 (42.05%) Network Security
5 37 (42.05%) Cisco Certification
6 36 (40.91%) Cisco ASA
7 34 (38.64%) Finance
8 33 (37.50%) TCP/IP
9 31 (35.23%) Palo Alto
10 30 (34.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 29 (32.95%) CCNP
12 27 (30.68%) Linux
13 26 (29.55%) DNS
13 26 (29.55%) Microsoft
14 25 (28.41%) ITIL
14 25 (28.41%) OSPF
14 25 (28.41%) BGP
15 24 (27.27%) Azure
15 24 (27.27%) Ansible
16 23 (26.14%) Data Centre
17 22 (25.00%) VMware
17 22 (25.00%) Python
18 21 (23.86%) LAN
18 21 (23.86%) Service Delivery
19 18 (20.45%) WAN
19 18 (20.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 17 (19.32%) Cisco ISE
21 16 (18.18%) BIG-IP

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 6 (6.82%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.68%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (5.68%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.41%) IIS
3 3 (3.41%) nginx
4 2 (2.27%) Confluence
5 1 (1.14%) Apache
5 1 (1.14%) Commerce Server
5 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 9 (10.23%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 40 (45.45%) AWS
2 24 (27.27%) Azure
3 12 (13.64%) AWS Direct Connect
3 12 (13.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 7 (7.95%) GCP
5 6 (6.82%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (5.68%) Microsoft 365
6 5 (5.68%) PaaS
7 4 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (3.41%) Amazon S3
9 2 (2.27%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 2 (2.27%) IaaS
9 2 (2.27%) Kong
9 2 (2.27%) SaaS
10 1 (1.14%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 65 (73.86%) Firewall
2 40 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 37 (42.05%) Network Security
4 36 (40.91%) Cisco ASA
5 33 (37.50%) TCP/IP
6 30 (34.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 26 (29.55%) DNS
8 25 (28.41%) BGP
8 25 (28.41%) OSPF
9 21 (23.86%) LAN
10 18 (20.45%) WAN
11 17 (19.32%) Cisco ISE
12 16 (18.18%) BIG-IP
13 15 (17.05%) VPN
14 14 (15.91%) Wireless
15 13 (14.77%) EIGRP
16 12 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus
17 10 (11.36%) DHCP
17 10 (11.36%) Multicast
18 9 (10.23%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.14%) Apache Ignite
Development Applications
1 8 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
2 6 (6.82%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.41%) Bitbucket
3 3 (3.41%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.27%) JIRA
5 1 (1.14%) GitLab
5 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (38.64%) Finance
2 12 (13.64%) Banking
3 10 (11.36%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.68%) Publishing
5 4 (4.55%) Back Office
6 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.14%) German Language
6 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (47.73%) Network Engineer
2 21 (23.86%) Senior Network Engineer
3 12 (13.64%) Cisco Engineer
4 11 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 11 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (11.36%) Cloud Engineer
6 9 (10.23%) AWS Engineer
7 7 (7.95%) Network Specialist
7 7 (7.95%) Security Engineer
7 7 (7.95%) Security Specialist
8 5 (5.68%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) Operations Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 5 (5.68%) Senior Network Specialist
9 4 (4.55%) Information Security Specialist
9 4 (4.55%) Information Specialist
9 4 (4.55%) Network Operations Team Leader
9 4 (4.55%) Network Team Leader
9 4 (4.55%) Operations Team Leader
9 4 (4.55%) Security Operations Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.64%) Middleware
2 4 (4.55%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (4.55%) JSON
3 3 (3.41%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (3.41%) YAML
4 2 (2.27%) 802.1X
4 2 (2.27%) Kafka
4 2 (2.27%) Regular Expression
4 2 (2.27%) Web Services
5 1 (1.14%) CSS
5 1 (1.14%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 23 (26.14%) Data Centre
2 12 (13.64%) Management Information System
3 11 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
4 7 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (6.82%) PKI
6 4 (4.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (3.41%) Client/Server
7 3 (3.41%) Private Cloud
7 3 (3.41%) Public Cloud
8 2 (2.27%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 27 (30.68%) Linux
2 12 (13.64%) Unix
3 4 (4.55%) Windows
4 3 (3.41%) CentOS
5 2 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.41%) ITIL
2 21 (23.86%) Service Delivery
3 18 (20.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 15 (17.05%) Load Balancing
5 12 (13.64%) Change Management
5 12 (13.64%) Problem Management
5 12 (13.64%) Risk Management
6 11 (12.50%) Information Security
6 11 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
6 11 (12.50%) Patch Management
6 11 (12.50%) Remediation Plan
6 11 (12.50%) Security Operations
7 10 (11.36%) DevOps
8 9 (10.23%) Infrastructure as Code
8 9 (10.23%) Low Latency
9 8 (9.09%) Business Development
9 8 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (9.09%) Mentoring
9 8 (9.09%) Systems Engineering
9 8 (9.09%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 22 (25.00%) Python
2 11 (12.50%) SQL
3 6 (6.82%) Bash Shell
3 6 (6.82%) C
4 5 (5.68%) PHP
4 5 (5.68%) PowerShell
4 5 (5.68%) R
Qualifications
1 37 (42.05%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (32.95%) CCNP
3 13 (14.77%) CCIE
4 12 (13.64%) CCNA
4 12 (13.64%) Security Cleared
5 10 (11.36%) DV Cleared
6 5 (5.68%) CISA
6 5 (5.68%) CISM
6 5 (5.68%) CISSP
7 3 (3.41%) Check Point Certification
7 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.14%) CCDE
9 1 (1.14%) CCSA
9 1 (1.14%) CCSE
9 1 (1.14%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.64%) PCI DSS
2 11 (12.50%) COBIT
2 11 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (14.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (13.64%) Active Directory
3 11 (12.50%) VMware NSX
4 9 (10.23%) Docker
5 8 (9.09%) XenApp
6 5 (5.68%) Forefront TMG
6 5 (5.68%) Hyper-V
6 5 (5.68%) Terminal Services
6 5 (5.68%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (2.27%) NFS
7 2 (2.27%) ProxySG
7 2 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.14%) GridGain
8 1 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 24 (27.27%) Ansible
2 11 (12.50%) Terraform
3 8 (9.09%) SCOM
4 7 (7.95%) Kubernetes
5 5 (5.68%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (5.68%) Cisco Prime
5 5 (5.68%) ITRS Geneos
5 5 (5.68%) WSUS
6 4 (4.55%) Puppet
7 3 (3.41%) FortiGate
7 3 (3.41%) SCCM
8 2 (2.27%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (2.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (2.27%) MOM
8 2 (2.27%) Packer
9 1 (1.14%) Grafana
9 1 (1.14%) HP NNM
9 1 (1.14%) Nagios
9 1 (1.14%) Prometheus
9 1 (1.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 69 (78.41%) Cisco
2 41 (46.59%) CheckPoint
3 31 (35.23%) Palo Alto
4 26 (29.55%) Microsoft
5 22 (25.00%) VMware
6 15 (17.05%) Meraki
7 13 (14.77%) SolarWinds
8 12 (13.64%) Apple
9 11 (12.50%) Fortinet
9 11 (12.50%) Juniper
9 11 (12.50%) Tufin
9 11 (12.50%) Zscaler
10 10 (11.36%) McAfee
11 9 (10.23%) Citrix
12 7 (7.95%) Arista
12 7 (7.95%) ServiceNow
13 6 (6.82%) Forcepoint
14 5 (5.68%) Blue Coat
14 5 (5.68%) ExtraHop
14 5 (5.68%) Radianz