Period
to 11 November 2019

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 11 November 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 > South East
6 months to
11 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 348 370 278
Rank change year-on-year +22 -92 -65
Permanent jobs citing F5 149 174 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.60% 0.61% 1.07%
As % of the Vendors category 1.42% 1.43% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 104 107 255
South East median annual salary £52,500 £60,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.22% +21.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £45,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £72,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

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 10,496 12,193 13,720
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 42.00% 42.94% 45.20%
Number of salaries quoted 8,086 9,713 10,917
South East median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing F5 as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing F5 in the South East.

Salary trend for F5 in the South East

F5
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing F5 in the South East over the 6 months to 11 November 2019.

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 11 November 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
Hampshire -9 46 £42,500 -34.62% 10
Surrey +53 38 £60,000 -14.29% 6
Thames Valley +6 34 £55,000 -4.35% 9
Berkshire +13 32 £55,000 -4.35% 5
Kent -4 15 £52,500 +3.45% 4
West Sussex +5 9 £55,000 +12.82%
East Sussex +18 5 £65,000 +52.94%
Buckinghamshire -3 1 £57,500 +4.55% 3
Oxfordshire - 1 £47,500 - 1
F5
England

For the 6 months to 11 November 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 South East region with a requirement for F5.

1 122 (81.88%) Cisco
2 105 (70.47%) Firewall
3 74 (49.66%) Cisco Certification
4 72 (48.32%) Juniper
5 70 (46.98%) CCNP
6 64 (42.95%) WAN
6 64 (42.95%) Data Centre
7 62 (41.61%) Palo Alto
7 62 (41.61%) CheckPoint
8 53 (35.57%) LAN
9 45 (30.20%) Load Balancing
10 43 (28.86%) Cisco Nexus
11 42 (28.19%) Cisco ASA
12 41 (27.52%) MPLS
13 39 (26.17%) Network Security
14 38 (25.50%) BGP
14 38 (25.50%) VPN
14 38 (25.50%) DNS
15 36 (24.16%) ITIL
16 35 (23.49%) SolarWinds
17 33 (22.15%) OSPF
17 33 (22.15%) VMware
18 32 (21.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 31 (20.81%) Azure
19 31 (20.81%) Linux
20 29 (19.46%) Public Sector
21 26 (17.45%) Problem-Solving
22 25 (16.78%) Microsoft
22 25 (16.78%) CCIE
22 25 (16.78%) SSL

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 8 (5.37%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.70%) Apache
3 6 (4.03%) IIS
3 6 (4.03%) Skype for Business
4 5 (3.36%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.68%) JBoss
6 2 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.34%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.67%) WildFly
Applications
1 5 (3.36%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (3.36%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.01%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.68%) Cisco SocialMiner
2 2 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (20.81%) Azure
2 24 (16.11%) AWS
3 12 (8.05%) Office 365
4 4 (2.68%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (2.01%) SaaS
6 2 (1.34%) IaaS
7 1 (0.67%) BlazeMeter
7 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 105 (70.47%) Firewall
2 64 (42.95%) WAN
3 53 (35.57%) LAN
4 43 (28.86%) Cisco Nexus
5 42 (28.19%) Cisco ASA
6 41 (27.52%) MPLS
7 39 (26.17%) Network Security
8 38 (25.50%) BGP
8 38 (25.50%) DNS
8 38 (25.50%) VPN
9 33 (22.15%) OSPF
10 32 (21.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 25 (16.78%) SSL
12 23 (15.44%) Wireless
13 21 (14.09%) DHCP
14 18 (12.08%) Cisco ISE
14 18 (12.08%) Wi-Fi
15 17 (11.41%) BIG-IP
15 17 (11.41%) SAN
15 17 (11.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.04%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.37%) MySQL
3 5 (3.36%) Geospatial Data
4 3 (2.01%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.34%) Big Data
5 2 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.67%) DB2
6 1 (0.67%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 15 (10.07%) Sonatype Nexus
2 9 (6.04%) Git (software)
3 8 (5.37%) TeamCity
4 5 (3.36%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.68%) Maven
5 4 (2.68%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (2.68%) Subversion
5 4 (2.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (2.01%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (1.34%) JIRA
8 1 (0.67%) Appium
8 1 (0.67%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.67%) Gatling
8 1 (0.67%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.67%) JMeter
8 1 (0.67%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.67%) NeoLoad
8 1 (0.67%) Selenium
8 1 (0.67%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (19.46%) Public Sector
2 21 (14.09%) Finance
3 17 (11.41%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.70%) Electronics
4 7 (4.70%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.70%) Marketing
5 6 (4.03%) Banking
6 3 (2.01%) Retail
7 1 (0.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 88 (59.06%) Network Engineer
2 32 (21.48%) Senior Network Engineer
3 20 (13.42%) Architect
4 18 (12.08%) Juniper Engineer
5 14 (9.40%) Cisco Engineer
5 14 (9.40%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 14 (9.40%) Network Architect
6 13 (8.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (8.05%) Firewall Engineer
7 12 (8.05%) Network Support
8 10 (6.71%) Network Support Engineer
8 10 (6.71%) Security Engineer
8 10 (6.71%) Support Engineer
9 9 (6.04%) Analyst
9 9 (6.04%) Consultant
9 9 (6.04%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (6.04%) Network Security Engineer
10 8 (5.37%) Deployment Engineer
11 7 (4.70%) Network Deployment Engineer
11 7 (4.70%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.03%) 802.1X
2 5 (3.36%) JSON
3 4 (2.68%) LAMP
4 2 (1.34%) Web Services
4 2 (1.34%) XMPP
5 1 (0.67%) .NET
5 1 (0.67%) .NET Core
5 1 (0.67%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.67%) Keycloak
5 1 (0.67%) REST
5 1 (0.67%) SOAP
5 1 (0.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 64 (42.95%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.71%) Hybrid Cloud
2 10 (6.71%) PKI
3 9 (6.04%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.03%) Replication
5 5 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (2.68%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.68%) DataPower
6 4 (2.68%) IVR
6 4 (2.68%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.01%) EMC VNX
7 3 (2.01%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.34%) BBC
8 2 (1.34%) Fibre Optics
8 2 (1.34%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.34%) PMI
8 2 (1.34%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 31 (20.81%) Linux
2 23 (15.44%) Unix
3 16 (10.74%) Windows
4 11 (7.38%) Windows Server
5 10 (6.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (5.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (4.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (3.36%) CentOS
9 2 (1.34%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.67%) Check Point GAiA
10 1 (0.67%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (30.20%) Load Balancing
2 36 (24.16%) ITIL
3 26 (17.45%) Problem-Solving
4 19 (12.75%) Network Design
5 18 (12.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 14 (9.40%) DevOps
7 13 (8.72%) Computer Science
8 12 (8.05%) Kalman Filter
9 11 (7.38%) Change Management
9 11 (7.38%) Technical Leadership
10 10 (6.71%) Network Architecture
10 10 (6.71%) Presales
10 10 (6.71%) WAN Optimisation
11 9 (6.04%) Mentoring
11 9 (6.04%) Project Delivery
12 8 (5.37%) Adaptive Security
12 8 (5.37%) Configuration Management
12 8 (5.37%) Information Management
12 8 (5.37%) Mathematics
12 8 (5.37%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.07%) Python
2 10 (6.71%) Bash Shell
2 10 (6.71%) SQL
3 9 (6.04%) Perl
4 7 (4.70%) Java
5 5 (3.36%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.68%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.34%) Ruby
8 1 (0.67%) C
8 1 (0.67%) C#
8 1 (0.67%) C++
8 1 (0.67%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.67%) VB
8 1 (0.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 74 (49.66%) Cisco Certification
2 70 (46.98%) CCNP
3 25 (16.78%) CCIE
4 22 (14.77%) CCNA
5 21 (14.09%) Degree
5 21 (14.09%) Security Cleared
6 19 (12.75%) CCSE
7 14 (9.40%) SC Cleared
8 12 (8.05%) JNCIS
9 11 (7.38%) JNCIP
10 7 (4.70%) CCDP
11 5 (3.36%) JNCIA
11 5 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (2.68%) MCSE
13 3 (2.01%) CCSA
13 3 (2.01%) Computer Science Degree
13 3 (2.01%) DV Cleared
14 2 (1.34%) CCIE Data Center
14 2 (1.34%) CCIE Routing and Switching
14 2 (1.34%) CCIE Service Provider
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.38%) SLA
2 3 (2.01%) QA
3 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (14.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (8.05%) Active Directory
3 9 (6.04%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (4.03%) VMware NSX
5 5 (3.36%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.68%) iptables
7 3 (2.01%) DFS Replication
7 3 (2.01%) Docker
7 3 (2.01%) vSphere
8 1 (0.67%) NFS
8 1 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (10.74%) Cisco CUCM
1 16 (10.74%) Cisco UCCX
2 11 (7.38%) SolarWinds Orion
3 9 (6.04%) Ansible
3 9 (6.04%) Puppet
4 8 (5.37%) Cisco Prime
4 8 (5.37%) SCCM
5 7 (4.70%) Nagios
6 6 (4.03%) Cacti
7 5 (3.36%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (3.36%) vCenter Server
8 4 (2.68%) Cisco UCCE
8 4 (2.68%) vMotion
9 3 (2.01%) Avamar
9 3 (2.01%) Kubernetes
10 2 (1.34%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (1.34%) SCOM
10 2 (1.34%) TrustSec
10 2 (1.34%) WSUS
11 1 (0.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 122 (81.88%) Cisco
2 72 (48.32%) Juniper
3 62 (41.61%) CheckPoint
3 62 (41.61%) Palo Alto
4 35 (23.49%) SolarWinds
5 33 (22.15%) VMware
6 25 (16.78%) Microsoft
7 24 (16.11%) HP
8 18 (12.08%) Meraki
9 16 (10.74%) Fortinet
10 15 (10.07%) Citrix
11 14 (9.40%) Forcepoint
12 12 (8.05%) Blue Coat
12 12 (8.05%) Oracle
13 11 (7.38%) Aruba
13 11 (7.38%) Red Hat
14 10 (6.71%) Barracuda Networks
15 9 (6.04%) EMC
16 7 (4.70%) SAP
16 7 (4.70%) Symantec