Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 357 276 221
Rank change year-on-year -81 -55 +38
Permanent jobs citing F5 174 321 549
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.61% 1.07% 1.56%
As % of the Vendors category 1.42% 2.36% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 107 252 408
South East median annual salary £60,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £45,000 £31,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £72,375 £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 12,224 13,609 16,518
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 42.79% 45.19% 46.94%
Number of salaries quoted 9,744 10,827 13,281
South East median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £26,250 £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 12 November 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 12 November 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 -96 66 £57,500 +2.22% 20
Hampshire +25 62 £65,000 +44.44% 9
Berkshire -107 55 £57,500 +2.22% 15
Surrey +22 25 £70,000 +27.27% 5
Buckinghamshire +30 15 £55,000 -8.33% 5
Kent -3 15 £50,750 +3.57% 2
West Sussex -11 4 £48,750 -2.50% 4
East Sussex +4 1 £42,500 -8.60%
Middlesex +1 1 - - 1
F5
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 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.

1 152 (87.36%) Cisco
2 106 (60.92%) Firewall
3 72 (41.38%) Cisco Certification
4 70 (40.23%) Juniper
4 70 (40.23%) CheckPoint
5 67 (38.51%) Palo Alto
6 61 (35.06%) Data Centre
7 59 (33.91%) Network Security
8 55 (31.61%) Wireless
9 53 (30.46%) Cisco ASA
10 50 (28.74%) CCNP
10 50 (28.74%) VMware
11 48 (27.59%) WAN
12 47 (27.01%) Presales
13 45 (25.86%) LAN
14 38 (21.84%) Fortinet
14 38 (21.84%) Cisco Nexus
15 37 (21.26%) VMware Infrastructure
15 37 (21.26%) Amazon AWS
15 37 (21.26%) ITIL
16 36 (20.69%) Windows
17 34 (19.54%) CCNA
18 33 (18.97%) DNS
18 33 (18.97%) SolarWinds
19 32 (18.39%) Microsoft Azure
20 31 (17.82%) VPN
21 30 (17.24%) Load Balancing
22 29 (16.67%) CCIE
23 27 (15.52%) Linux
24 26 (14.94%) BGP

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%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.60%) IIS
3 7 (4.02%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.30%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
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 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.30%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (21.26%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (18.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (9.20%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (2.87%) Office 365
5 4 (2.30%) Akamai
5 4 (2.30%) IaaS
5 4 (2.30%) PaaS
5 4 (2.30%) SaaS
6 1 (0.57%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.57%) GitHub
6 1 (0.57%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.57%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 106 (60.92%) Firewall
2 59 (33.91%) Network Security
3 55 (31.61%) Wireless
4 53 (30.46%) Cisco ASA
5 48 (27.59%) WAN
6 45 (25.86%) LAN
7 38 (21.84%) Cisco Nexus
8 33 (18.97%) DNS
9 31 (17.82%) VPN
10 26 (14.94%) BGP
11 23 (13.22%) WLAN
12 22 (12.64%) Cisco IOS
12 22 (12.64%) OSPF
13 21 (12.07%) NetScaler
14 19 (10.92%) Cisco Firepower
14 19 (10.92%) TCP/IP
15 18 (10.34%) BIG-IP
15 18 (10.34%) IP Telephony
16 17 (9.77%) DHCP
17 16 (9.20%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.60%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.72%) Data Lake
4 2 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.57%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.57%) JIRA
1 1 (0.57%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (0.57%) TeamCity
1 1 (0.57%) Vagrant
General
1 23 (13.22%) Finance
2 16 (9.20%) Retail
3 13 (7.47%) Telecoms
4 12 (6.90%) Banking
5 8 (4.60%) German Language
5 8 (4.60%) Italian Language
6 5 (2.87%) Legal
7 4 (2.30%) French Language
7 4 (2.30%) Portuguese Language
7 4 (2.30%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.15%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.57%) Advertising
9 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 52 (29.89%) Network Engineer
2 46 (26.44%) Architect
3 34 (19.54%) Solutions Architect
4 29 (16.67%) Consultant
5 23 (13.22%) Presales Solution Architect
6 20 (11.49%) Security Consultant
7 19 (10.92%) Security Architect
7 19 (10.92%) Security Solutions Architect
8 18 (10.34%) Cisco Engineer
9 16 (9.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 15 (8.62%) Network Architect
11 13 (7.47%) Network Security Consultant
12 12 (6.90%) Cybersecurity Architect
12 12 (6.90%) Network Consultant
13 11 (6.32%) Cloud Architect
13 11 (6.32%) Cloud Solutions Architect
13 11 (6.32%) Wireless Engineer
14 10 (5.75%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
14 10 (5.75%) Security Engineer
14 10 (5.75%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.60%) REST
2 7 (4.02%) Node.js
3 4 (2.30%) 802.1X
3 4 (2.30%) CSS
3 4 (2.30%) Middleware
4 2 (1.15%) COM
5 1 (0.57%) .NET
5 1 (0.57%) Apache Camel
5 1 (0.57%) LDAP
5 1 (0.57%) OAuth
5 1 (0.57%) OpenID
5 1 (0.57%) SAML
5 1 (0.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 61 (35.06%) Data Centre
2 12 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.75%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (4.60%) NHS
5 6 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.45%) EMC VMAX
6 4 (2.30%) Clustering
7 3 (1.72%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.72%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (1.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.72%) PKI
7 3 (1.72%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.72%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.72%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.15%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.15%) e-Learning
8 2 (1.15%) FlexPod
8 2 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 36 (20.69%) Windows
2 27 (15.52%) Linux
3 13 (7.47%) Windows Server
4 8 (4.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (4.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.45%) Unix
7 5 (2.87%) CentOS
8 3 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.15%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (1.15%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.57%) Android
10 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.57%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.57%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (27.01%) Presales
2 37 (21.26%) ITIL
3 30 (17.24%) Load Balancing
4 23 (13.22%) Network Design
5 16 (9.20%) Cybersecurity
6 15 (8.62%) ITIL V3
7 12 (6.90%) Decision-Making
7 12 (6.90%) Service Management
8 11 (6.32%) Migration
8 11 (6.32%) SIEM
9 10 (5.75%) Line Management
9 10 (5.75%) Network Monitoring
10 8 (4.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 8 (4.60%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (4.60%) Project Management
11 7 (4.02%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (4.02%) Customer Engagement
11 7 (4.02%) TOGAF
11 7 (4.02%) Validation
12 6 (3.45%) Telesales
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.47%) Python
2 7 (4.02%) JavaScript
3 6 (3.45%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.15%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.15%) SQL
4 2 (1.15%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 72 (41.38%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (28.74%) CCNP
3 34 (19.54%) CCNA
4 29 (16.67%) CCIE
5 26 (14.94%) Security Cleared
6 18 (10.34%) SC Cleared
7 14 (8.05%) CCSA
8 13 (7.47%) Degree
9 12 (6.90%) JNCIE
10 9 (5.17%) JNCIS
11 8 (4.60%) JNCIP
12 7 (4.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (3.45%) CCDP
13 6 (3.45%) CCIE Data Center
13 6 (3.45%) CCIE Service Provider
13 6 (3.45%) Chartered Engineer
13 6 (3.45%) EMC Certification
13 6 (3.45%) VCAP
13 6 (3.45%) VCDX
14 5 (2.87%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.32%) SLA
2 7 (4.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.87%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.30%) Cyber Essentials
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 37 (21.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (12.64%) Active Directory
3 12 (6.90%) ProxySG
3 12 (6.90%) VMware NSX
4 9 (5.17%) Hyper-V
5 8 (4.60%) Docker
6 7 (4.02%) Firmware
7 3 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.15%) vSphere
8 2 (1.15%) XenApp
8 2 (1.15%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (7.47%) Ansible
1 13 (7.47%) Nagios
2 9 (5.17%) FortiGate
3 8 (4.60%) Cisco Prime
4 7 (4.02%) Kubernetes
5 5 (2.87%) NetBackup
6 4 (2.30%) CASB
6 4 (2.30%) Cisco CME
6 4 (2.30%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (1.72%) Grafana
7 3 (1.72%) Kibana
7 3 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.72%) SCCM
8 2 (1.15%) AirWatch
8 2 (1.15%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (1.15%) Nessus
8 2 (1.15%) Puppet
8 2 (1.15%) QRadar
8 2 (1.15%) SCOM
8 2 (1.15%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 152 (87.36%) Cisco
2 70 (40.23%) CheckPoint
2 70 (40.23%) Juniper
3 67 (38.51%) Palo Alto
4 50 (28.74%) VMware
5 38 (21.84%) Fortinet
6 33 (18.97%) SolarWinds
7 25 (14.37%) Blue Coat
8 24 (13.79%) Microsoft
9 20 (11.49%) HP
10 19 (10.92%) NetApp
11 18 (10.34%) Aruba
12 17 (9.77%) EMC
13 14 (8.05%) Dell
14 13 (7.47%) Splunk
15 12 (6.90%) Google
16 11 (6.32%) Citrix
16 11 (6.32%) Meraki
17 10 (5.75%) Mitel
18 8 (4.60%) Oracle