Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 267 204 253
Rank change year-on-year -63 +49 -23
Permanent jobs citing F5 335 558 522
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.10% 1.59% 1.22%
As % of the Vendors category 2.43% 3.38% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 262 409 418
South East median annual salary £49,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.71% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £66,625
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £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 13787 16508 21462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 45.36% 46.92% 50.09%
Number of salaries quoted 10945 13291 17506
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 -31 197 £52,500 -12.50% 9
Berkshire +12 182 £51,250 -10.87% 6
Hampshire -7 38 £45,000 - 1
Kent -1 37 £49,000 +30.67%
Surrey -28 37 £55,000 +4.76%
Buckinghamshire -41 13 £60,000 -0.83% 3
West Sussex -10 12 £55,000 -3.08% 1
Middlesex +5 6 £47,500 -5.00%
Oxfordshire -1 2 £50,000 +17.65%
Home Counties - 2 £60,000 -
East Sussex -10 1 £46,500 +13.07%
M4 Corridor - 1 £65,000 -
F5
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing F5 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for F5.

1 294 (87.76%) Cisco
2 227 (67.76%) Firewall
3 204 (60.90%) Juniper
4 175 (52.24%) CheckPoint
5 174 (51.94%) Cisco Certification
6 137 (40.90%) Cisco ASA
7 127 (37.91%) Palo Alto
8 126 (37.61%) WAN
9 121 (36.12%) CCNP
10 111 (33.13%) MPLS
11 105 (31.34%) ITIL
12 99 (29.55%) Windows
13 95 (28.36%) Data Centre
14 93 (27.76%) TCP/IP
15 88 (26.27%) Load Balancing
16 84 (25.07%) VMware
17 80 (23.88%) LAN
18 79 (23.58%) Linux
19 77 (22.99%) OSPF
19 77 (22.99%) BGP
20 76 (22.69%) CCNA
21 71 (21.19%) VPN
22 69 (20.60%) Blue Coat
23 68 (20.30%) Cisco Nexus
24 65 (19.40%) SolarWinds
24 65 (19.40%) Microsoft
24 65 (19.40%) DNS
24 65 (19.40%) Unix
25 59 (17.61%) VLAN
26 57 (17.01%) CCIE

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 49 (14.63%) MS Exchange
2 38 (11.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (3.58%) Apache
4 12 (3.58%) Skype for Business
5 9 (2.69%) IIS
5 9 (2.69%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.39%) SharePoint
6 8 (2.39%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (2.39%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (1.19%) SAS
8 4 (1.19%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.60%) Confluence
9 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.49%) SaaS
4 4 (1.19%) IaaS
5 3 (0.90%) PaaS
6 2 (0.60%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.60%) Office 365
7 1 (0.30%) Bluemix
7 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.30%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 227 (67.76%) Firewall
2 137 (40.90%) Cisco ASA
3 126 (37.61%) WAN
4 111 (33.13%) MPLS
5 93 (27.76%) TCP/IP
6 80 (23.88%) LAN
7 77 (22.99%) BGP
7 77 (22.99%) OSPF
8 71 (21.19%) VPN
9 68 (20.30%) Cisco Nexus
10 65 (19.40%) DNS
11 59 (17.61%) VLAN
12 57 (17.01%) Wireless
13 55 (16.42%) Network Security
14 52 (15.52%) IPsec
15 45 (13.43%) DHCP
16 43 (12.84%) Ethernet
17 42 (12.54%) SAN
18 41 (12.24%) SSL
19 37 (11.04%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (15.52%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (3.28%) MySQL
4 9 (2.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (2.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.49%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (1.19%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.60%) JIRA
1 2 (0.60%) TeamCity
1 2 (0.60%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.30%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 42 (12.54%) Finance
2 31 (9.25%) German Language
3 26 (7.76%) Telecoms
4 23 (6.87%) Digital Economy
4 23 (6.87%) French Language
5 15 (4.48%) Manufacturing
6 13 (3.88%) Billing
6 13 (3.88%) Electronics
6 13 (3.88%) Marketing
7 9 (2.69%) Back Office
7 9 (2.69%) Retail
8 6 (1.79%) Legal
9 5 (1.49%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.60%) Banking
11 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 115 (34.33%) Network Engineer
2 56 (16.72%) Support Engineer
3 45 (13.43%) Analyst
4 44 (13.13%) Senior Network Engineer
5 39 (11.64%) Security Engineer
6 32 (9.55%) Cisco Engineer
7 30 (8.96%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 29 (8.66%) Architect
8 29 (8.66%) Security Analyst
9 27 (8.06%) Consultant
10 26 (7.76%) Network Support
11 25 (7.46%) Firewall Analyst
12 23 (6.87%) Network Support Engineer
13 22 (6.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 21 (6.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 21 (6.27%) Deployment Engineer
14 21 (6.27%) Network Deployment Engineer
15 20 (5.97%) Blue Coat Analyst
15 20 (5.97%) WAN Engineer
16 19 (5.67%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.79%) Middleware
1 6 (1.79%) POSIX
2 5 (1.49%) SailPoint
3 4 (1.19%) Java EE
3 4 (1.19%) JSON
3 4 (1.19%) OAuth
3 4 (1.19%) OpenID
3 4 (1.19%) REST
3 4 (1.19%) SAML
3 4 (1.19%) SOAP
3 4 (1.19%) Web Services
3 4 (1.19%) WSDL
3 4 (1.19%) XSD
4 3 (0.90%) Flash
4 3 (0.90%) HTML
4 3 (0.90%) HTML5
4 3 (0.90%) XML
5 1 (0.30%) CSS
5 1 (0.30%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 95 (28.36%) Data Centre
2 47 (14.03%) Clustering
3 19 (5.67%) PKI
4 16 (4.78%) Computer Science
5 15 (4.48%) Virtual Team
6 13 (3.88%) FlexPod
7 12 (3.58%) Management Information System
8 9 (2.69%) Driving Licence
8 9 (2.69%) Enterprise Storage
9 7 (2.09%) Linux Command Line
10 6 (1.79%) RSA SecurID
11 5 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (1.19%) CMDB
12 4 (1.19%) Security Operations Centre
13 3 (0.90%) Cyber Attack
13 3 (0.90%) DataPower
14 2 (0.60%) Internet of Things
15 1 (0.30%) Private Cloud
15 1 (0.30%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 99 (29.55%) Windows
2 79 (23.58%) Linux
3 65 (19.40%) Unix
4 50 (14.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (14.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 47 (14.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 39 (11.64%) Windows Server
8 33 (9.85%) Solaris
9 28 (8.36%) Windows 2000
10 13 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (2.09%) Windows 10
12 6 (1.79%) CentOS
13 5 (1.49%) Windows 7
14 4 (1.19%) AIX
15 3 (0.90%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.60%) Kali Linux
16 2 (0.60%) Windows 8
17 1 (0.30%) Debian
17 1 (0.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (31.34%) ITIL
2 88 (26.27%) Load Balancing
3 49 (14.63%) Network Monitoring
4 47 (14.03%) Presales
5 45 (13.43%) Mentoring
6 41 (12.24%) Change Management
7 37 (11.04%) Network Design
7 37 (11.04%) Service Delivery
8 32 (9.55%) Project Management
9 28 (8.36%) Risk Management
9 28 (8.36%) Time Management
10 27 (8.06%) Change Control
11 24 (7.16%) Migration
12 23 (6.87%) Root Cause Analysis
13 20 (5.97%) Cybersecurity
14 19 (5.67%) Incident Management
14 19 (5.67%) SIEM
14 19 (5.67%) TOGAF
15 18 (5.37%) Information Security
15 18 (5.37%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (15.22%) SQL
2 11 (3.28%) Bash Shell
2 11 (3.28%) PowerShell
3 10 (2.99%) Perl
4 8 (2.39%) Python
5 5 (1.49%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.19%) Java
Qualifications
1 174 (51.94%) Cisco Certification
2 121 (36.12%) CCNP
3 76 (22.69%) CCNA
4 57 (17.01%) CCIE
5 30 (8.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 28 (8.36%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 26 (7.76%) Security Cleared
8 24 (7.16%) Degree
9 21 (6.27%) SC Cleared
10 14 (4.18%) CCSE
10 14 (4.18%) MCSE
10 14 (4.18%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (3.88%) CCDP
12 12 (3.58%) CCSA
12 12 (3.58%) JNCIA
13 11 (3.28%) JNCIP
14 10 (2.99%) JNCIE
15 5 (1.49%) Check Point Certification
15 5 (1.49%) CISSP
15 5 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (10.45%) SLA
2 18 (5.37%) QA
3 4 (1.19%) SAS 70
4 3 (0.90%) COBIT
5 2 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.30%) PMO
6 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 53 (15.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (12.24%) Active Directory
3 36 (10.75%) VMware ESXi
4 28 (8.36%) Hyper-V
5 10 (2.99%) XenApp
6 9 (2.69%) KVM
6 9 (2.69%) Terminal Services
6 9 (2.69%) VMware Workstation
6 9 (2.69%) XenServer
7 7 (2.09%) NFS
7 7 (2.09%) vSphere
8 5 (1.49%) VMware NSX
9 4 (1.19%) Firmware
9 4 (1.19%) vCloud
9 4 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 32 (9.55%) Cisco Prime
1 32 (9.55%) vCenter Server
2 30 (8.96%) Backup Exec
3 28 (8.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 28 (8.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 28 (8.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 14 (4.18%) Microsoft Clustering
5 12 (3.58%) Nagios
6 11 (3.28%) SolarWinds Orion
7 9 (2.69%) WSUS
7 9 (2.69%) ZABBIX
8 7 (2.09%) Ansible
9 6 (1.79%) Puppet
10 5 (1.49%) Failover Clustering
10 5 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (1.19%) Cacti
11 4 (1.19%) FortiGate
12 3 (0.90%) vRealize
13 2 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
13 2 (0.60%) Terraform
Vendors
1 294 (87.76%) Cisco
2 204 (60.90%) Juniper
3 175 (52.24%) CheckPoint
4 127 (37.91%) Palo Alto
5 84 (25.07%) VMware
6 69 (20.60%) Blue Coat
7 65 (19.40%) Microsoft
7 65 (19.40%) SolarWinds
8 48 (14.33%) Sourcefire
9 47 (14.03%) HP
10 42 (12.54%) Forcepoint
11 38 (11.34%) Crossbeam
11 38 (11.34%) Fortinet
12 30 (8.96%) Veritas
13 29 (8.66%) Symantec
14 28 (8.36%) Altiris
15 23 (6.87%) Red Hat
16 18 (5.37%) Aruba
16 18 (5.37%) Citrix
17 17 (5.07%) McAfee