Period
to 20 September 2018

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 20 September 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 > South East
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 378 257 237
Rank change year-on-year -121 -20 -5
Permanent jobs citing F5 174 346 520
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.59% 1.19% 1.43%
As % of the Vendors category 1.34% 2.58% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 105 272 427
South East median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £46,250 £35,125 £34,450
90th Percentile £82,000 £71,250 £71,350
England median annual salary £59,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.27% - +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 the South East.

All Vendors
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 12,988 13,405 17,179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 43.99% 46.20% 47.36%
Number of salaries quoted 10,359 10,740 14,029
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,500 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 20 September 2018.

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 20 September 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
Thames Valley -108 74 £60,000 +9.09% 15
Berkshire -113 64 £60,000 +9.09% 6
Hampshire +9 53 £65,000 +44.44% 12
Kent -1 20 £55,000 +14.88%
Surrey -15 19 £67,500 +12.50% 6
Buckinghamshire +19 13 £55,000 -4.35% 7
West Sussex +7 4 £59,000 -9.23% 2
Middlesex +6 3 £47,500 -
Oxfordshire -9 1 £47,500 +2.15% 2
East Sussex - 1 £42,500 -
F5
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 South East region with a requirement for F5.

1 155 (89.08%) Cisco
2 102 (58.62%) Firewall
3 77 (44.25%) Juniper
4 76 (43.68%) CheckPoint
5 75 (43.10%) Cisco Certification
5 75 (43.10%) Palo Alto
6 65 (37.36%) Data Centre
7 63 (36.21%) VMware
8 61 (35.06%) Presales
8 61 (35.06%) Network Security
9 57 (32.76%) WAN
10 56 (32.18%) Cisco ASA
11 55 (31.61%) Wireless
12 51 (29.31%) CCNP
13 48 (27.59%) Fortinet
14 46 (26.44%) LAN
15 43 (24.71%) Cisco Nexus
16 42 (24.14%) CCNA
16 42 (24.14%) CCIE
17 41 (23.56%) VMware Infrastructure
18 40 (22.99%) Load Balancing
19 39 (22.41%) SolarWinds
20 38 (21.84%) ITIL
21 36 (20.69%) Blue Coat
21 36 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
22 35 (20.11%) DNS
23 32 (18.39%) Network Design
23 32 (18.39%) Microsoft Azure
24 31 (17.82%) HP
25 29 (16.67%) WLAN

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 9 (5.17%) IIS
2 8 (4.60%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.45%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.30%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.15%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.57%) Apache
7 1 (0.57%) Confluence
7 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.57%) JBoss
7 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.57%) SAS
7 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.72%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.30%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (18.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (9.77%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (4.60%) Akamai
5 5 (2.87%) IaaS
5 5 (2.87%) PaaS
5 5 (2.87%) SaaS
6 3 (1.72%) Office 365
7 1 (0.57%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.57%) GitHub
7 1 (0.57%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 102 (58.62%) Firewall
2 61 (35.06%) Network Security
3 57 (32.76%) WAN
4 56 (32.18%) Cisco ASA
5 55 (31.61%) Wireless
6 46 (26.44%) LAN
7 43 (24.71%) Cisco Nexus
8 35 (20.11%) DNS
9 29 (16.67%) WLAN
10 27 (15.52%) VPN
11 25 (14.37%) NetScaler
12 20 (11.49%) BGP
13 19 (10.92%) VLAN
14 18 (10.34%) DHCP
15 17 (9.77%) Cisco IOS
15 17 (9.77%) IP Telephony
15 17 (9.77%) OSPF
16 16 (9.20%) Cisco Firepower
16 16 (9.20%) Cisco ISE
16 16 (9.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.87%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.57%) JasperReports
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Ant
1 1 (0.57%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.57%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.57%) Gradle
1 1 (0.57%) IntelliJ
1 1 (0.57%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.57%) JIRA
1 1 (0.57%) Maven
1 1 (0.57%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (0.57%) TeamCity
1 1 (0.57%) Vagrant
General
1 29 (16.67%) Finance
2 19 (10.92%) Retail
3 15 (8.62%) Banking
4 14 (8.05%) Telecoms
5 12 (6.90%) German Language
5 12 (6.90%) Italian Language
6 4 (2.30%) French Language
6 4 (2.30%) Legal
6 4 (2.30%) Portuguese Language
6 4 (2.30%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.15%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.15%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 58 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 53 (30.46%) Architect
3 46 (26.44%) Solutions Architect
4 30 (17.24%) Presales Solution Architect
5 26 (14.94%) Security Architect
5 26 (14.94%) Security Solutions Architect
6 25 (14.37%) Consultant
7 21 (12.07%) Security Consultant
8 18 (10.34%) Cisco Engineer
9 16 (9.20%) Network Architect
10 15 (8.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 15 (8.62%) Cloud Architect
10 15 (8.62%) Cloud Solutions Architect
11 13 (7.47%) Network Security Architect
11 13 (7.47%) Network Security Consultant
12 12 (6.90%) Cybersecurity Architect
12 12 (6.90%) Network Consultant
12 12 (6.90%) Technical Architect
13 11 (6.32%) Security Engineer
13 11 (6.32%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.17%) CSS
2 6 (3.45%) REST
3 5 (2.87%) 802.1X
4 4 (2.30%) Node.js
5 2 (1.15%) COM
5 2 (1.15%) Web Services
6 1 (0.57%) .NET
6 1 (0.57%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.57%) HTML
6 1 (0.57%) J2EE
6 1 (0.57%) JAXB
6 1 (0.57%) jQuery
6 1 (0.57%) JSF
6 1 (0.57%) LDAP
6 1 (0.57%) Middleware
6 1 (0.57%) RichFaces
6 1 (0.57%) SOAP
6 1 (0.57%) Spring
6 1 (0.57%) XHTML
6 1 (0.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 65 (37.36%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.32%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.75%) EMC VMAX
3 10 (5.75%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (5.17%) FlexPod
5 8 (4.60%) NHS
6 7 (4.02%) Private Cloud
7 5 (2.87%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.30%) Clustering
9 2 (1.15%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.15%) IVR
9 2 (1.15%) PKI
9 2 (1.15%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (16.67%) Windows
2 20 (11.49%) Linux
3 10 (5.75%) Windows Server
4 7 (4.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (3.45%) Unix
6 3 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.57%) Android
8 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.57%) CentOS
8 1 (0.57%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.57%) Solaris
8 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.57%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (35.06%) Presales
2 40 (22.99%) Load Balancing
3 38 (21.84%) ITIL
4 32 (18.39%) Network Design
5 20 (11.49%) ITIL V3
5 20 (11.49%) Migration
6 19 (10.92%) Cybersecurity
7 16 (9.20%) Decision-Making
8 14 (8.05%) Service Management
8 14 (8.05%) SIEM
9 11 (6.32%) Application Performance Management
9 11 (6.32%) DNA
9 11 (6.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 11 (6.32%) Performance Management
9 11 (6.32%) Security Management
10 10 (5.75%) Converged Infrastructure
10 10 (5.75%) Technical Architecture
11 9 (5.17%) Network Management
11 9 (5.17%) Value Proposition
12 8 (4.60%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.60%) Python
2 5 (2.87%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.30%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.72%) SQL
5 2 (1.15%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.15%) Java
5 2 (1.15%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.57%) C
Qualifications
1 75 (43.10%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (29.31%) CCNP
3 42 (24.14%) CCIE
3 42 (24.14%) CCNA
4 18 (10.34%) Degree
4 18 (10.34%) Security Cleared
5 13 (7.47%) CCDP
6 11 (6.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (5.75%) CCIE Data Center
7 10 (5.75%) CCIE Service Provider
7 10 (5.75%) EMC Certification
7 10 (5.75%) JNCIE
7 10 (5.75%) SC Cleared
7 10 (5.75%) VCAP
7 10 (5.75%) VCDX
8 9 (5.17%) CCSA
8 9 (5.17%) JNCIS
9 8 (4.60%) JNCIP
10 6 (3.45%) Chartered Engineer
11 5 (2.87%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.32%) Cyber Essentials
2 6 (3.45%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.87%) SLA
4 4 (2.30%) GCP
4 4 (2.30%) PMO
5 3 (1.72%) GDPR
5 3 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.57%) COBIT
6 1 (0.57%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 41 (23.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (12.07%) VMware NSX
3 20 (11.49%) Active Directory
4 13 (7.47%) ProxySG
5 5 (2.87%) Docker
5 5 (2.87%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.30%) Firmware
6 4 (2.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (2.30%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.15%) XenApp
7 2 (1.15%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (10.92%) Cisco Prime
2 11 (6.32%) CASB
3 10 (5.75%) Nagios
4 8 (4.60%) Cisco CME
5 7 (4.02%) Ansible
5 7 (4.02%) FortiGate
6 4 (2.30%) Kubernetes
6 4 (2.30%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (1.72%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.72%) SCCM
8 2 (1.15%) AirWatch
8 2 (1.15%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (1.15%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (1.15%) Puppet
8 2 (1.15%) QRadar
8 2 (1.15%) SCOM
9 1 (0.57%) Salt
9 1 (0.57%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 155 (89.08%) Cisco
2 77 (44.25%) Juniper
3 76 (43.68%) CheckPoint
4 75 (43.10%) Palo Alto
5 63 (36.21%) VMware
6 48 (27.59%) Fortinet
7 39 (22.41%) SolarWinds
8 36 (20.69%) Blue Coat
9 31 (17.82%) HP
10 24 (13.79%) Aruba
11 23 (13.22%) NetApp
12 22 (12.64%) EMC
13 21 (12.07%) Meraki
13 21 (12.07%) Microsoft
14 19 (10.92%) Dell
15 18 (10.34%) Citrix
15 18 (10.34%) Splunk
16 14 (8.05%) Riverbed
17 13 (7.47%) Google
17 13 (7.47%) Zscaler