Period
to 20 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 283 205 213
Rank change year-on-year -78 +8 +32
Permanent jobs citing F5 309 500 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.98% 1.65% 1.64%
As % of the Vendors category 2.17% 3.46% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 220 334 570
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,650 £32,500
90th Percentile £69,775 £64,500 £67,625
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +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 14,241 14,468 19,559
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 44.94% 47.73% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11,229 11,783 16,260
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,772
Median salary % change year-on-year - +0.51% +5.35%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 April 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 April 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 -65 157 £47,500 -5.00% 13
Berkshire -36 134 £50,000 -9.09% 8
Surrey -41 50 £49,000 -18.33% 2
Kent +7 43 £55,000 +27.91% 3
Hampshire -58 32 £57,500 +15.00% 9
Buckinghamshire -6 21 £39,042 -17.81% 5
West Sussex +3 16 £60,000 -4.00%
Middlesex +11 5 £47,500 +72.73%
M4 Corridor - 3 - -
Oxfordshire -47 2 £46,250 +15.63%
Home Counties - 1 £60,000 -
F5
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 276 (89.32%) Cisco
2 181 (58.58%) Cisco Certification
3 171 (55.34%) Firewall
4 169 (54.69%) Juniper
5 147 (47.57%) WAN
6 131 (42.39%) CheckPoint
6 131 (42.39%) CCNP
7 126 (40.78%) Palo Alto
8 122 (39.48%) CCNA
9 118 (38.19%) Cisco ASA
10 93 (30.10%) Load Balancing
11 89 (28.80%) MPLS
12 88 (28.48%) Data Centre
13 85 (27.51%) VPN
14 79 (25.57%) VMware
15 78 (25.24%) ITIL
16 77 (24.92%) Blue Coat
17 76 (24.60%) LAN
18 74 (23.95%) CCIE
18 74 (23.95%) SolarWinds
19 66 (21.36%) Network Security
20 59 (19.09%) VLAN
20 59 (19.09%) Change Management
21 58 (18.77%) DNS
22 57 (18.45%) Cisco Nexus
23 54 (17.48%) Microsoft Azure
23 54 (17.48%) Finance
24 53 (17.15%) Wireless
25 51 (16.50%) Windows
26 46 (14.89%) Amazon AWS

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 30 (9.71%) Exchange Server 2010
1 30 (9.71%) MS Exchange
2 19 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (4.21%) Skype for Business
4 11 (3.56%) SharePoint
4 11 (3.56%) SharePoint 2010
4 11 (3.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (1.94%) Apache
5 6 (1.94%) IIS
6 4 (1.29%) JBoss
7 2 (0.65%) Confluence
7 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.29%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 54 (17.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.91%) Akamai
4 8 (2.59%) SaaS
5 7 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (1.94%) IaaS
6 6 (1.94%) PaaS
7 4 (1.29%) Sage Pay
8 2 (0.65%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.65%) Office 365
9 1 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.32%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 171 (55.34%) Firewall
2 147 (47.57%) WAN
3 118 (38.19%) Cisco ASA
4 89 (28.80%) MPLS
5 85 (27.51%) VPN
6 76 (24.60%) LAN
7 66 (21.36%) Network Security
8 59 (19.09%) VLAN
9 58 (18.77%) DNS
10 57 (18.45%) Cisco Nexus
11 53 (17.15%) Wireless
12 39 (12.62%) TCP/IP
13 37 (11.97%) NetScaler
14 36 (11.65%) Intrusion Detection
15 35 (11.33%) OSPF
16 32 (10.36%) Internet
17 31 (10.03%) DHCP
17 31 (10.03%) SAN
18 28 (9.06%) Cisco ISE
18 28 (9.06%) Sourcefire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (9.71%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.62%) Big Data
3 5 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.62%) MySQL
4 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.32%) JasperReports
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (1.62%) Eclipse
2 4 (1.29%) JUnit
3 2 (0.65%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.65%) JIRA
3 2 (0.65%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.65%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.32%) Ant
4 1 (0.32%) Gradle
4 1 (0.32%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.32%) Maven
4 1 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 54 (17.48%) Finance
2 22 (7.12%) German Language
3 19 (6.15%) Telecoms
4 16 (5.18%) French Language
5 12 (3.88%) Retail
6 11 (3.56%) Banking
7 6 (1.94%) Italian Language
7 6 (1.94%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.62%) Billing
9 4 (1.29%) Electronics
9 4 (1.29%) Marketing
10 3 (0.97%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.65%) Legal
Job Titles
1 134 (43.37%) Network Engineer
2 48 (15.53%) Architect
3 39 (12.62%) Senior Network Engineer
4 28 (9.06%) Cisco Engineer
5 27 (8.74%) Analyst
6 26 (8.41%) Support Engineer
6 26 (8.41%) Technical Architect
7 25 (8.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 24 (7.77%) Network Architect
9 23 (7.44%) WAN Engineer
10 21 (6.80%) Firewall Analyst
10 21 (6.80%) Security Analyst
11 20 (6.47%) Security Engineer
12 19 (6.15%) Solutions Architect
12 19 (6.15%) VMware Engineer
13 18 (5.83%) Consultant
14 17 (5.50%) Deployment Engineer
14 17 (5.50%) Firewall Engineer
15 16 (5.18%) VMware Support Engineer
16 15 (4.85%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.24%) CSS
2 9 (2.91%) POSIX
3 6 (1.94%) HTML
3 6 (1.94%) SOAP
3 6 (1.94%) XML
4 5 (1.62%) JSON
4 5 (1.62%) Web Services
5 4 (1.29%) SAP CAF
6 2 (0.65%) 802.1X
6 2 (0.65%) OAuth
6 2 (0.65%) OpenID
6 2 (0.65%) SailPoint
6 2 (0.65%) SAML
7 1 (0.32%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.32%) JAXB
7 1 (0.32%) JSF
7 1 (0.32%) RichFaces
7 1 (0.32%) Spring
7 1 (0.32%) Spring MVC
7 1 (0.32%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 88 (28.48%) Data Centre
2 44 (14.24%) Clustering
3 20 (6.47%) Private Cloud
4 17 (5.50%) FlexPod
5 16 (5.18%) Computer Science
6 15 (4.85%) Linux Command Line
7 8 (2.59%) Driving Licence
8 6 (1.94%) EMC VMAX
9 5 (1.62%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.29%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.97%) Self-Motivation
12 2 (0.65%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (0.65%) Replication
12 2 (0.65%) RSA SecurID
12 2 (0.65%) Smartphone
13 1 (0.32%) Cyberthreat
13 1 (0.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 1 (0.32%) Internet of Things
13 1 (0.32%) PKI
13 1 (0.32%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 51 (16.50%) Windows
2 34 (11.00%) Linux
3 24 (7.77%) Windows Server
4 22 (7.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (5.83%) Unix
5 18 (5.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (5.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (5.18%) Solaris
8 15 (4.85%) Windows 2000
9 4 (1.29%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.97%) CentOS
11 2 (0.65%) Kali Linux
11 2 (0.65%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.65%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.65%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (30.10%) Load Balancing
2 78 (25.24%) ITIL
3 59 (19.09%) Change Management
4 35 (11.33%) Network Architecture
5 33 (10.68%) Network Design
5 33 (10.68%) Presales
6 29 (9.39%) Capacity Planning
7 27 (8.74%) Migration
8 26 (8.41%) High Availability
8 26 (8.41%) Mentoring
9 25 (8.09%) ITIL V3
9 25 (8.09%) Network Monitoring
9 25 (8.09%) Network Virtualisation
10 23 (7.44%) Risk Management
11 21 (6.80%) Kalman Filter
11 21 (6.80%) Service Management
12 20 (6.47%) Data Security
12 20 (6.47%) Problem Management
12 20 (6.47%) SIEM
13 19 (6.15%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (10.03%) SQL
2 12 (3.88%) Bash Shell
2 12 (3.88%) Python
3 7 (2.27%) C
4 6 (1.94%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.62%) Java
5 5 (1.62%) PHP
5 5 (1.62%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 181 (58.58%) Cisco Certification
2 131 (42.39%) CCNP
3 122 (39.48%) CCNA
4 74 (23.95%) CCIE
5 28 (9.06%) Degree
5 28 (9.06%) Security Cleared
6 26 (8.41%) CCDP
7 23 (7.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 17 (5.50%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (4.53%) CCSA
10 13 (4.21%) JNCIP
10 13 (4.21%) MCSE
10 13 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (3.88%) JNCIE
12 11 (3.56%) CCSE
12 11 (3.56%) Computer Science Degree
13 10 (3.24%) CCDA
13 10 (3.24%) SC Cleared
14 6 (1.94%) CCIE Data Center
14 6 (1.94%) CCIE Service Provider
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.85%) Cyber Essentials
2 9 (2.91%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.94%) SLA
5 5 (1.62%) QA
6 4 (1.29%) FIPS 140-2
6 4 (1.29%) PA-DSS
7 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.32%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 39 (12.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (10.03%) Active Directory
3 26 (8.41%) VMware NSX
4 19 (6.15%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (5.83%) Hyper-V
6 12 (3.88%) NFS
7 4 (1.29%) Docker
8 3 (0.97%) vSphere
8 3 (0.97%) XenApp
9 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.32%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.32%) vCloud
9 1 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 34 (11.00%) Cisco Prime
2 19 (6.15%) Backup Exec
2 19 (6.15%) vCenter Server
3 17 (5.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 17 (5.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 17 (5.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 13 (4.21%) Ansible
4 13 (4.21%) Microsoft Clustering
5 12 (3.88%) CASB
6 9 (2.91%) Cisco CME
6 9 (2.91%) Nagios
6 9 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.62%) Puppet
7 5 (1.62%) Terraform
8 4 (1.29%) Kubernetes
9 3 (0.97%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.65%) Nessus
10 2 (0.65%) Nmap
10 2 (0.65%) SCCM
10 2 (0.65%) SCOM
Vendors
1 276 (89.32%) Cisco
2 169 (54.69%) Juniper
3 131 (42.39%) CheckPoint
4 126 (40.78%) Palo Alto
5 79 (25.57%) VMware
6 77 (24.92%) Blue Coat
7 74 (23.95%) SolarWinds
8 44 (14.24%) Microsoft
9 41 (13.27%) Forcepoint
10 40 (12.94%) Fortinet
11 39 (12.62%) HP
12 38 (12.30%) Citrix
13 32 (10.36%) Aruba
13 32 (10.36%) Zscaler
14 20 (6.47%) Meraki
15 19 (6.15%) Veritas
16 18 (5.83%) Infoblox
17 17 (5.50%) Altiris
17 17 (5.50%) Crossbeam
17 17 (5.50%) Symantec