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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 8 August 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 > South East
6 months to
8 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 447 352 291
Rank change year-on-year -95 -61 +78
Permanent jobs citing F5 53 95 45
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.24% 0.57% 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 0.64% 1.52% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 34 56 36
10th Percentile - £38,750 £36,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £45,000 £51,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £61,250 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -26.53% -5.77% +18.18%
75th Percentile £60,250 £72,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £76,250 £78,750
England median annual salary £61,000 £55,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +10.91% -18.52% +22.73%

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 the South East.

All Vendors
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 8,289 6,233 4,440
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 38.05% 37.54% 39.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4,680 4,329 3,437
10th Percentile £27,501 £28,750 £28,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +3.09%
75th Percentile £67,000 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,500
% change year-on-year - +0.92% +9.00%

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing F5 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for F5 in the South East

F5
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing F5 in the South East.

Salary trend for F5 in the South East

F5
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing F5 in the South East over the 6 months to 8 August 2022.

Salary histogram for F5 in the South East

F5
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the South East region over the 6 months to 8 August 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
Thames Valley -57 24 £59,750 -11.48% 3
Buckinghamshire -33 17 £60,000 +14.29% 1
Hampshire +2 15 £40,000 -36.00% 2
Surrey -41 9 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Kent -55 7 £45,000 -
Berkshire -26 5 £70,000 - 2
Oxfordshire -25 2 £51,750 -8.00%
F5
England

For the 6 months to 8 August 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 South East region with a requirement for F5.

1 43 (81.13%) Cisco
2 35 (66.04%) Firewall
3 34 (64.15%) WAN
4 29 (54.72%) VPN
5 24 (45.28%) LAN
5 24 (45.28%) ITIL
6 21 (39.62%) Citrix
6 21 (39.62%) CheckPoint
6 21 (39.62%) Load Balancing
6 21 (39.62%) Social Skills
7 20 (37.74%) Microsoft
8 19 (35.85%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (35.85%) Azure
9 18 (33.96%) MPLS
9 18 (33.96%) Wi-Fi
9 18 (33.96%) Wireless
10 17 (32.08%) BGP
10 17 (32.08%) DNS
11 16 (30.19%) Active Directory
11 16 (30.19%) Windows
11 16 (30.19%) OSPF
12 15 (28.30%) IPsec
12 15 (28.30%) DHCP
12 15 (28.30%) Change Control
13 14 (26.42%) VMware
14 13 (24.53%) TCP/IP
15 12 (22.64%) SLA
15 12 (22.64%) AWS
15 12 (22.64%) Problem Management
15 12 (22.64%) SD-WAN

F5
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (1.89%) IIS
1 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.89%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 19 (35.85%) Azure
2 12 (22.64%) AWS
3 8 (15.09%) IaaS
3 8 (15.09%) Microsoft 365
3 8 (15.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 7 (13.21%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (13.21%) PaaS
5 1 (1.89%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 35 (66.04%) Firewall
2 34 (64.15%) WAN
3 29 (54.72%) VPN
4 24 (45.28%) LAN
5 18 (33.96%) MPLS
5 18 (33.96%) Wi-Fi
5 18 (33.96%) Wireless
6 17 (32.08%) BGP
6 17 (32.08%) DNS
7 16 (30.19%) OSPF
8 15 (28.30%) DHCP
8 15 (28.30%) IPsec
9 13 (24.53%) TCP/IP
10 12 (22.64%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (22.64%) NetScaler
10 12 (22.64%) SD-WAN
11 9 (16.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 8 (15.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 8 (15.09%) FCoE
12 8 (15.09%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) Amazon RDS
General
1 21 (39.62%) Social Skills
2 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (15.09%) Documentation Skills
3 5 (9.43%) Legal
4 4 (7.55%) Banking
4 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.66%) Presentation Skills
6 1 (1.89%) Military
6 1 (1.89%) Organisational Skills
6 1 (1.89%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 27 (50.94%) Network Engineer
2 12 (22.64%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (18.87%) Analyst
4 9 (16.98%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 7 (13.21%) Azure Specialist
6 6 (11.32%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (11.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (9.43%) Platform Engineer
7 5 (9.43%) Platform Support Engineer
7 5 (9.43%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Architect
9 2 (3.77%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 1 (1.89%) Consultant
10 1 (1.89%) Information Architect
10 1 (1.89%) LAN Engineer
10 1 (1.89%) Security Consultant
10 1 (1.89%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Data Centre
2 7 (13.21%) Fat Client
2 7 (13.21%) Thin Client
3 5 (9.43%) User Experience
3 5 (9.43%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.89%) Clustering
4 1 (1.89%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.89%) PKI
4 1 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.19%) Windows
2 7 (13.21%) Windows 10
3 5 (9.43%) Android
3 5 (9.43%) Mac OS
4 3 (5.66%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (45.28%) ITIL
2 21 (39.62%) Load Balancing
3 15 (28.30%) Change Control
4 12 (22.64%) Problem Management
5 11 (20.75%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (18.87%) Project Delivery
7 9 (16.98%) Agile
7 9 (16.98%) Change Management
7 9 (16.98%) Network Management
8 8 (15.09%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (15.09%) Decision-Making
8 8 (15.09%) Information Architecture
8 8 (15.09%) Performance Analysis
8 8 (15.09%) Tech Ops
9 7 (13.21%) Asset Management
9 7 (13.21%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (13.21%) Infrastructure as Code
9 7 (13.21%) Network Load Balancing
9 7 (13.21%) Security Patching
10 6 (11.32%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.21%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.77%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (35.85%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (20.75%) CCNA
2 11 (20.75%) CCNP
2 11 (20.75%) Degree
3 9 (16.98%) MOS
4 5 (9.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
5 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.77%) CCIE
6 2 (3.77%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.77%) MCSA
6 2 (3.77%) MCSE
6 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.89%) CCSE
7 1 (1.89%) CCSM
7 1 (1.89%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (22.64%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.89%) NIST
2 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (30.19%) Active Directory
2 11 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (16.98%) vSphere
4 7 (13.21%) DFS Replication
5 3 (5.66%) VMware NSX
6 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.89%) NFS
6 1 (1.89%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.89%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (20.75%) HAProxy
2 8 (15.09%) SCOM
3 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (13.21%) Nagios
4 6 (11.32%) SCCM
5 3 (5.66%) Stealthwatch
6 2 (3.77%) Ansible
6 2 (3.77%) vCenter Server
7 1 (1.89%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 1 (1.89%) CASB
7 1 (1.89%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.89%) Forum Sentry
7 1 (1.89%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 43 (81.13%) Cisco
2 21 (39.62%) CheckPoint
2 21 (39.62%) Citrix
3 20 (37.74%) Microsoft
4 14 (26.42%) VMware
5 11 (20.75%) Riverbed
6 10 (18.87%) Aruba
7 9 (16.98%) Brocade
7 9 (16.98%) HP
7 9 (16.98%) ProCurve
8 8 (15.09%) Dell
8 8 (15.09%) Infoblox
8 8 (15.09%) Palo Alto
9 7 (13.21%) Barracuda Networks
9 7 (13.21%) Fortinet
10 6 (11.32%) Meraki
11 5 (9.43%) SolarWinds
11 5 (9.43%) Splunk
12 3 (5.66%) Juniper
13 2 (3.77%) Forcepoint