Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 345 222 209
Rank change year-on-year -123 -13 +25
Permanent jobs citing F5 210 428 603
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.69% 1.44% 1.58%
As % of the Vendors category 1.56% 3.08% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 134 321 527
South East median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £36,710 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +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 13,459 13,896 18,636
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 44.52% 46.62% 48.76%
Number of salaries quoted 10,747 11,305 15,440
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% -1.68%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +3.16% +3.26% +2.22%

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 -124 92 £60,000 +14.29% 9
Berkshire -95 70 £65,000 +18.18% 7
Hampshire -15 44 £65,000 +30.00% 15
Kent -2 41 £55,000 +15.79% 1
Surrey -53 21 £49,000 -18.33%
Buckinghamshire 0 20 £39,584 -24.60% 1
Middlesex +13 7 £47,500 -
West Sussex -1 5 £50,750 -17.14%
Oxfordshire -26 2 £46,250 +15.63% 1
F5
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 193 (91.90%) Cisco
2 114 (54.29%) Cisco Certification
3 94 (44.76%) WAN
4 92 (43.81%) Firewall
5 90 (42.86%) CheckPoint
6 86 (40.95%) Juniper
7 84 (40.00%) CCNP
8 83 (39.52%) Palo Alto
9 77 (36.67%) VMware
10 71 (33.81%) Data Centre
11 70 (33.33%) CCNA
12 69 (32.86%) Load Balancing
13 68 (32.38%) CCIE
13 68 (32.38%) LAN
14 58 (27.62%) Wireless
14 58 (27.62%) Blue Coat
14 58 (27.62%) Network Security
14 58 (27.62%) Cisco ASA
14 58 (27.62%) SolarWinds
14 58 (27.62%) Presales
15 57 (27.14%) Amazon AWS
16 55 (26.19%) ITIL
17 53 (25.24%) Finance
18 49 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
19 48 (22.86%) Fortinet
20 45 (21.43%) MPLS
20 45 (21.43%) WLAN
21 42 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
21 42 (20.00%) NetScaler
22 41 (19.52%) Aruba

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 6 (2.86%) Apache
1 6 (2.86%) IIS
1 6 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.38%) JBoss
3 3 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (1.43%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.43%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.95%) Confluence
4 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.48%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.43%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.86%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 57 (27.14%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (5.24%) Akamai
5 8 (3.81%) IaaS
5 8 (3.81%) PaaS
5 8 (3.81%) SaaS
6 4 (1.90%) Sage Pay
7 2 (0.95%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.95%) Office 365
8 1 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.48%) GitHub
8 1 (0.48%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 94 (44.76%) WAN
2 92 (43.81%) Firewall
3 68 (32.38%) LAN
4 58 (27.62%) Cisco ASA
4 58 (27.62%) Network Security
4 58 (27.62%) Wireless
5 45 (21.43%) MPLS
5 45 (21.43%) WLAN
6 42 (20.00%) NetScaler
7 40 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
8 39 (18.57%) VPN
9 38 (18.10%) DNS
10 35 (16.67%) VLAN
11 26 (12.38%) Intrusion Detection
12 23 (10.95%) VPLS
13 22 (10.48%) DHCP
13 22 (10.48%) DMZ
14 20 (9.52%) BGP
15 19 (9.05%) Cisco ISE
15 19 (9.05%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.90%) Big Data
1 4 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (1.90%) MySQL
2 2 (0.95%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.48%) JasperReports
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (2.38%) Eclipse
2 4 (1.90%) JUnit
3 2 (0.95%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.95%) JIRA
3 2 (0.95%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.95%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.48%) Ant
4 1 (0.48%) Gradle
4 1 (0.48%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.48%) Maven
General
1 53 (25.24%) Finance
2 20 (9.52%) Retail
3 19 (9.05%) Telecoms
4 17 (8.10%) Banking
5 15 (7.14%) German Language
5 15 (7.14%) Italian Language
6 4 (1.90%) French Language
6 4 (1.90%) Portuguese Language
6 4 (1.90%) Spanish Language
7 3 (1.43%) Legal
8 2 (0.95%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.95%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 86 (40.95%) Network Engineer
2 58 (27.62%) Architect
3 48 (22.86%) Solutions Architect
4 31 (14.76%) Presales Solution Architect
5 25 (11.90%) Security Architect
5 25 (11.90%) Security Solutions Architect
6 21 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 21 (10.00%) Consultant
7 18 (8.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 18 (8.57%) Network Architect
8 16 (7.62%) Cloud Architect
8 16 (7.62%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 16 (7.62%) Network Consultant
8 16 (7.62%) Network Security Architect
8 16 (7.62%) Security Consultant
8 16 (7.62%) Senior Network Engineer
8 16 (7.62%) Technical Architect
9 13 (6.19%) Technical Solutions Architect
9 13 (6.19%) VMware Architect
10 11 (5.24%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.71%) CSS
2 6 (2.86%) Web Services
3 5 (2.38%) 802.1X
3 5 (2.38%) HTML
3 5 (2.38%) SOAP
3 5 (2.38%) XML
4 4 (1.90%) JSON
5 2 (0.95%) COM
5 2 (0.95%) OAuth
5 2 (0.95%) OpenID
5 2 (0.95%) POSIX
5 2 (0.95%) REST
5 2 (0.95%) SailPoint
5 2 (0.95%) SAML
6 1 (0.48%) .NET
6 1 (0.48%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.48%) JAXB
6 1 (0.48%) JSF
6 1 (0.48%) Spring
6 1 (0.48%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 71 (33.81%) Data Centre
2 22 (10.48%) Private Cloud
3 16 (7.62%) FlexPod
4 13 (6.19%) EMC VMAX
5 9 (4.29%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (2.86%) NHS
8 4 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.90%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.90%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.90%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.95%) Clustering
9 2 (0.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.95%) IVR
9 2 (0.95%) Replication
9 2 (0.95%) RSA SecurID
10 1 (0.48%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.48%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.52%) Windows
2 16 (7.62%) Linux
3 6 (2.86%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.95%) CentOS
5 2 (0.95%) Kali Linux
5 2 (0.95%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.95%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.95%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.48%) Solaris
6 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (32.86%) Load Balancing
2 58 (27.62%) Presales
3 55 (26.19%) ITIL
4 37 (17.62%) Network Design
5 27 (12.86%) Change Management
6 26 (12.38%) Network Architecture
7 25 (11.90%) Decision-Making
7 25 (11.90%) Migration
8 24 (11.43%) ITIL V3
9 23 (10.95%) Capacity Planning
9 23 (10.95%) Kalman Filter
9 23 (10.95%) Risk Management
9 23 (10.95%) Service Management
10 22 (10.48%) Data Security
10 22 (10.48%) Problem Management
11 19 (9.05%) SIEM
12 18 (8.57%) Cybersecurity
13 17 (8.10%) Network Management
13 17 (8.10%) Technical Architecture
14 16 (7.62%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.81%) Python
2 6 (2.86%) Java
3 5 (2.38%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.90%) PHP
5 3 (1.43%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.43%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.43%) SQL
6 2 (0.95%) C
7 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 114 (54.29%) Cisco Certification
2 84 (40.00%) CCNP
3 70 (33.33%) CCNA
4 68 (32.38%) CCIE
5 26 (12.38%) Degree
6 20 (9.52%) Security Cleared
7 19 (9.05%) CCDP
8 13 (6.19%) CCIE Data Center
8 13 (6.19%) CCIE Service Provider
8 13 (6.19%) EMC Certification
8 13 (6.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 12 (5.71%) VCAP
9 12 (5.71%) VCDX
10 11 (5.24%) JNCIP
11 10 (4.76%) CCSA
12 9 (4.29%) JNCIE
12 9 (4.29%) JNCIS
13 6 (2.86%) CCSE
13 6 (2.86%) Chartered Engineer
13 6 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.62%) Cyber Essentials
2 11 (5.24%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.38%) PA-DSS
4 4 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.48%) GDPR
5 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.48%) NIST 800
5 1 (0.48%) PMO
5 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (12.86%) VMware NSX
3 17 (8.10%) Active Directory
4 12 (5.71%) ProxySG
5 5 (2.38%) Docker
5 5 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 5 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (1.90%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.43%) NFS
8 2 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (13.81%) Cisco Prime
2 16 (7.62%) CASB
3 11 (5.24%) Cisco CME
4 9 (4.29%) FortiGate
5 7 (3.33%) Ansible
5 7 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (2.38%) Terraform
7 4 (1.90%) Kubernetes
8 3 (1.43%) Backup Exec
8 3 (1.43%) Puppet
8 3 (1.43%) SCCM
9 2 (0.95%) CA Spectrum
9 2 (0.95%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.95%) Nagios
9 2 (0.95%) Nessus
9 2 (0.95%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.95%) Nmap
9 2 (0.95%) QRadar
9 2 (0.95%) SCOM
9 2 (0.95%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 193 (91.90%) Cisco
2 90 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 86 (40.95%) Juniper
4 83 (39.52%) Palo Alto
5 77 (36.67%) VMware
6 58 (27.62%) Blue Coat
6 58 (27.62%) SolarWinds
7 48 (22.86%) Fortinet
8 41 (19.52%) Aruba
9 39 (18.57%) Citrix
10 37 (17.62%) HP
11 36 (17.14%) Zscaler
12 30 (14.29%) NetApp
13 27 (12.86%) EMC
14 25 (11.90%) Forcepoint
15 24 (11.43%) Meraki
16 22 (10.48%) Dell
17 21 (10.00%) Splunk
18 20 (9.52%) Riverbed
19 19 (9.05%) Microsoft