Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 365 266 198
Rank change year-on-year -99 -68 +49
Permanent jobs citing F5 146 334 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.55% 1.08% 1.61%
As % of the Vendors category 1.31% 2.40% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 97 256 341
South East median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% - -
10th Percentile £41,250 £31,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +0.96%

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 11,172 13,891 15,183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 41.74% 44.74% 47.69%
Number of salaries quoted 8,788 10,908 12,175
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,900
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.28% +4.22%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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
Thames Valley -61 74 £57,500 +15.00% 16
Berkshire -95 42 £55,000 +10.00% 14
Hampshire +21 38 £60,000 +84.19% 4
Buckinghamshire +47 36 £75,000 +11.11% 1
Surrey +8 28 £55,000 +10.00% 6
Kent -4 3 £44,750 -8.67% 6
West Sussex -28 2 £48,750 -18.75% 1
East Sussex -1 1 £42,500 -8.60%
F5
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 128 (87.67%) Cisco
2 92 (63.01%) Firewall
3 74 (50.68%) Cisco Certification
4 65 (44.52%) Data Centre
5 64 (43.84%) CCNP
6 59 (40.41%) WAN
7 58 (39.73%) Juniper
8 54 (36.99%) CheckPoint
8 54 (36.99%) Cisco ASA
9 49 (33.56%) Palo Alto
10 47 (32.19%) Wireless
10 47 (32.19%) LAN
11 45 (30.82%) Network Security
12 38 (26.03%) Windows
13 37 (25.34%) VMware
13 37 (25.34%) Cisco IOS
14 36 (24.66%) BGP
15 35 (23.97%) VPN
15 35 (23.97%) Cisco Nexus
16 34 (23.29%) Security Cleared
17 33 (22.60%) Microsoft Azure
17 33 (22.60%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 32 (21.92%) ITIL
19 31 (21.23%) OSPF
19 31 (21.23%) Amazon AWS
20 29 (19.86%) VMware Infrastructure
20 29 (19.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
20 29 (19.86%) Cisco Firepower
20 29 (19.86%) Linux
21 28 (19.18%) DNS

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 7 (4.79%) IIS
2 6 (4.11%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.74%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.74%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.68%) SAS
5 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.37%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (22.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (21.23%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (7.53%) Office 365
4 10 (6.85%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (2.74%) IaaS
5 4 (2.74%) PaaS
6 3 (2.05%) SaaS
7 1 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.68%) GitHub
7 1 (0.68%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 92 (63.01%) Firewall
2 59 (40.41%) WAN
3 54 (36.99%) Cisco ASA
4 47 (32.19%) LAN
4 47 (32.19%) Wireless
5 45 (30.82%) Network Security
6 37 (25.34%) Cisco IOS
7 36 (24.66%) BGP
8 35 (23.97%) Cisco Nexus
8 35 (23.97%) VPN
9 33 (22.60%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 31 (21.23%) OSPF
11 29 (19.86%) Cisco Firepower
11 29 (19.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 28 (19.18%) DNS
13 24 (16.44%) BIG-IP
14 23 (15.75%) NX-OS
15 21 (14.38%) TCP/IP
16 20 (13.70%) VLAN
17 17 (11.64%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.16%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.05%) Data Lake
4 2 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.37%) JIRA
1 2 (1.37%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (6.16%) Finance
2 8 (5.48%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.79%) Banking
3 7 (4.79%) Retail
4 6 (4.11%) Electronics
5 4 (2.74%) Legal
6 2 (1.37%) Back Office
7 1 (0.68%) Advertising
7 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (30.14%) Network Engineer
2 22 (15.07%) Architect
2 22 (15.07%) Consultant
3 18 (12.33%) Network Architect
4 17 (11.64%) Cisco Engineer
5 10 (6.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 10 (6.85%) Security Consultant
6 9 (6.16%) Network Security Engineer
6 9 (6.16%) Security Engineer
6 9 (6.16%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (6.16%) Wireless Engineer
7 8 (5.48%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
7 8 (5.48%) Security Architect
8 7 (4.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (4.79%) Lead Architect
8 7 (4.79%) Network Security Consultant
8 7 (4.79%) Professional Services Consultant
8 7 (4.79%) Security Solutions Architect
8 7 (4.79%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (4.79%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.79%) Node.js
1 7 (4.79%) REST
2 5 (3.42%) Middleware
3 3 (2.05%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.37%) Web Services
5 1 (0.68%) LDAP
5 1 (0.68%) OAuth
5 1 (0.68%) OpenID
5 1 (0.68%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 65 (44.52%) Data Centre
2 12 (8.22%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.11%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (3.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (3.42%) Public Cloud
5 4 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.74%) e-Learning
5 4 (2.74%) PKI
6 3 (2.05%) Clustering
6 3 (2.05%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (2.05%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.37%) Fintech
7 2 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.37%) NHS
7 2 (1.37%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.37%) Replication
8 1 (0.68%) Handset
8 1 (0.68%) PMI
8 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (26.03%) Windows
2 29 (19.86%) Linux
3 18 (12.33%) Windows Server
4 8 (5.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (4.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (4.11%) Unix
7 4 (2.74%) CentOS
8 2 (1.37%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.68%) Android
9 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (21.92%) ITIL
2 26 (17.81%) Load Balancing
3 18 (12.33%) Presales
4 17 (11.64%) Change Management
4 17 (11.64%) Time Management
5 16 (10.96%) ITIL V3
6 15 (10.27%) Service Management
7 14 (9.59%) Problem-Solving
8 13 (8.90%) Line Management
9 11 (7.53%) Project Management
9 11 (7.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 10 (6.85%) SIEM
11 9 (6.16%) Network Monitoring
12 8 (5.48%) Business Continuity
12 8 (5.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 8 (5.48%) Mentoring
12 8 (5.48%) Validation
13 7 (4.79%) Customer Engagement
13 7 (4.79%) Disaster Recovery
14 6 (4.11%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.90%) Python
2 10 (6.85%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.79%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.74%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.68%) SQL
5 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 74 (50.68%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (43.84%) CCNP
3 34 (23.29%) Security Cleared
4 27 (18.49%) SC Cleared
5 26 (17.81%) CCNA
6 24 (16.44%) CCIE
7 11 (7.53%) CCSA
8 9 (6.16%) JNCIE
9 8 (5.48%) Network+ Certification
10 7 (4.79%) JNCIS
11 6 (4.11%) JNCIP
12 5 (3.42%) CCDA
12 5 (3.42%) Degree
12 5 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (2.74%) CCDP
13 4 (2.74%) MCSE
14 3 (2.05%) JNCIA
14 3 (2.05%) MCSA
15 2 (1.37%) CCSE
15 2 (1.37%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (7.53%) SLA
3 6 (4.11%) PMO
4 5 (3.42%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (2.05%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 3 (2.05%) PCI DSS
5 3 (2.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.37%) GDPR
7 1 (0.68%) COBIT
System Software
1 29 (19.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (10.96%) Hyper-V
3 15 (10.27%) Active Directory
4 10 (6.85%) VMware NSX
5 7 (4.79%) Docker
5 7 (4.79%) Firmware
6 3 (2.05%) ProxySG
7 2 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.37%) vSphere
7 2 (1.37%) XenApp
7 2 (1.37%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.68%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (10.27%) Ansible
1 15 (10.27%) Nagios
2 7 (4.79%) Kubernetes
2 7 (4.79%) SCCM
3 5 (3.42%) SCVMM
4 4 (2.74%) FortiGate
4 4 (2.74%) NetBackup
4 4 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.05%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (2.05%) Grafana
5 3 (2.05%) Kibana
5 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (2.05%) Puppet
6 2 (1.37%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.37%) CASB
6 2 (1.37%) QRadar
6 2 (1.37%) Rundeck
6 2 (1.37%) SCOM
6 2 (1.37%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.68%) Nessus
Vendors
1 128 (87.67%) Cisco
2 58 (39.73%) Juniper
3 54 (36.99%) CheckPoint
4 49 (33.56%) Palo Alto
5 37 (25.34%) VMware
6 28 (19.18%) SolarWinds
7 26 (17.81%) Microsoft
8 19 (13.01%) Fortinet
9 12 (8.22%) Aruba
10 10 (6.85%) HP
11 9 (6.16%) Blue Coat
11 9 (6.16%) Google
12 8 (5.48%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 7 (4.79%) Citrix
14 6 (4.11%) Meraki
15 5 (3.42%) Brocade
15 5 (3.42%) Mitel
15 5 (3.42%) Symantec
16 4 (2.74%) Red Hat
16 4 (2.74%) Sophos