Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 251 192 251
Rank change year-on-year -59 +59 -16
Permanent jobs citing F5 336 514 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.08% 1.63% 1.30%
As % of the Vendors category 2.39% 3.41% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 257 341 442
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £66,125
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +0.96% -0.95%

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 14,063 15,080 20,284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 45.24% 47.68% 49.86%
Number of salaries quoted 11,056 12,092 16,767
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,614
Median salary % change year-on-year - +0.87% +4.97%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,924 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.23% +4.28% -

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -45 178 £50,000 -9.09% 17
Berkshire +13 167 £50,000 -9.09% 14
Surrey -23 55 £50,000 -9.09% 7
Kent +14 37 £49,000 +14.62% 7
Hampshire -58 36 £32,575 -34.85% 3
West Sussex +2 19 £60,000 -4.00%
Buckinghamshire -38 10 £67,500 +12.50% 3
M4 Corridor - 4 £65,000 -
Home Counties - 2 £60,000 -
East Sussex -19 1 £46,500 +16.25%
Oxfordshire -45 1 £45,000 +12.50%
F5
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 300 (89.29%) Cisco
2 224 (66.67%) Firewall
3 208 (61.90%) Juniper
4 176 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
5 161 (47.92%) CheckPoint
6 143 (42.56%) WAN
7 139 (41.37%) Cisco ASA
8 135 (40.18%) Palo Alto
9 127 (37.80%) CCNP
10 107 (31.85%) CCNA
11 104 (30.95%) MPLS
12 92 (27.38%) Load Balancing
13 87 (25.89%) VPN
14 82 (24.40%) Windows
14 82 (24.40%) Data Centre
15 78 (23.21%) LAN
16 77 (22.92%) ITIL
16 77 (22.92%) Blue Coat
17 74 (22.02%) VMware
18 71 (21.13%) TCP/IP
19 65 (19.35%) Clustering
20 64 (19.05%) Network Security
21 63 (18.75%) Microsoft
22 62 (18.45%) SolarWinds
23 60 (17.86%) Cisco Nexus
24 57 (16.96%) CCIE
25 56 (16.67%) Linux
26 55 (16.37%) DNS
26 55 (16.37%) Wireless
27 54 (16.07%) OSPF

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 50 (14.88%) MS Exchange
2 48 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 34 (10.12%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (5.65%) Skype for Business
5 14 (4.17%) SharePoint
5 14 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
5 14 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (2.68%) IIS
7 3 (0.89%) Apache
7 3 (0.89%) Confluence
7 3 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.60%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Service Bus
9 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 29 (8.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (4.46%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.08%) SaaS
4 3 (0.89%) Akamai
4 3 (0.89%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.89%) IaaS
4 3 (0.89%) PaaS
5 1 (0.30%) Bluemix
5 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.30%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 224 (66.67%) Firewall
2 143 (42.56%) WAN
3 139 (41.37%) Cisco ASA
4 104 (30.95%) MPLS
5 87 (25.89%) VPN
6 78 (23.21%) LAN
7 71 (21.13%) TCP/IP
8 64 (19.05%) Network Security
9 60 (17.86%) Cisco Nexus
10 55 (16.37%) DNS
10 55 (16.37%) Wireless
11 54 (16.07%) OSPF
12 49 (14.58%) BGP
13 46 (13.69%) VLAN
14 45 (13.39%) SAN
15 42 (12.50%) IPsec
16 40 (11.90%) Ethernet
16 40 (11.90%) SSL
17 39 (11.61%) Internet
18 35 (10.42%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (15.18%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (0.89%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.60%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.30%) Big Data
6 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.89%) Git (software)
1 3 (0.89%) JIRA
1 3 (0.89%) TeamCity
1 3 (0.89%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.30%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 36 (10.71%) Finance
2 26 (7.74%) German Language
3 23 (6.85%) French Language
4 19 (5.65%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.68%) Digital Economy
5 9 (2.68%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.38%) Billing
7 7 (2.08%) Retail
8 6 (1.79%) Marketing
9 5 (1.49%) Electronics
9 5 (1.49%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.19%) Banking
11 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 129 (38.39%) Network Engineer
2 50 (14.88%) Senior Network Engineer
2 50 (14.88%) Support Engineer
3 37 (11.01%) Analyst
3 37 (11.01%) Cisco Engineer
4 35 (10.42%) Architect
4 35 (10.42%) Security Engineer
5 32 (9.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 31 (9.23%) Security Analyst
7 27 (8.04%) Firewall Analyst
7 27 (8.04%) VMware Engineer
8 26 (7.74%) WAN Engineer
9 24 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
10 22 (6.55%) Blue Coat Analyst
10 22 (6.55%) Network Deployment Engineer
10 22 (6.55%) Technical Architect
11 21 (6.25%) Firewall Engineer
12 20 (5.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 20 (5.95%) VMware Support Engineer
13 19 (5.65%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.68%) POSIX
2 4 (1.19%) CSS
2 4 (1.19%) HTML
2 4 (1.19%) SAP CAF
2 4 (1.19%) XML
3 3 (0.89%) Flash
3 3 (0.89%) HTML5
3 3 (0.89%) JSON
3 3 (0.89%) Middleware
3 3 (0.89%) SOAP
4 2 (0.60%) Java EE
4 2 (0.60%) REST
4 2 (0.60%) Web Services
4 2 (0.60%) WSDL
4 2 (0.60%) XSD
5 1 (0.30%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.30%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (0.30%) LDAP
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.30%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 82 (24.40%) Data Centre
2 65 (19.35%) Clustering
3 14 (4.17%) PKI
4 13 (3.87%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.27%) Driving Licence
5 11 (3.27%) Linux Command Line
6 8 (2.38%) FlexPod
7 7 (2.08%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.49%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.19%) Security Operations Centre
9 4 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.89%) Cyberattack
10 3 (0.89%) DataPower
10 3 (0.89%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (0.89%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.60%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (0.60%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.60%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.30%) CMDB
12 1 (0.30%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 82 (24.40%) Windows
2 56 (16.67%) Linux
3 46 (13.69%) Unix
4 42 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 42 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (9.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (8.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (7.74%) Solaris
8 25 (7.44%) Windows 2000
9 8 (2.38%) Windows 10
10 6 (1.79%) CentOS
10 6 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.49%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.89%) Kali Linux
12 3 (0.89%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.89%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.60%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (27.38%) Load Balancing
2 77 (22.92%) ITIL
3 51 (15.18%) Change Management
4 46 (13.69%) Network Monitoring
5 37 (11.01%) Mentoring
5 37 (11.01%) Network Design
6 30 (8.93%) Service Delivery
7 27 (8.04%) Time Management
8 26 (7.74%) Root Cause Analysis
9 24 (7.14%) Network Virtualisation
9 24 (7.14%) Presales
10 23 (6.85%) Project Management
11 22 (6.55%) High Availability
11 22 (6.55%) Network Architecture
11 22 (6.55%) PRINCE2
12 21 (6.25%) Migration
12 21 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
13 19 (5.65%) Disaster Recovery
13 19 (5.65%) TOGAF
14 18 (5.36%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (14.88%) SQL
2 14 (4.17%) Bash Shell
3 10 (2.98%) Python
4 8 (2.38%) PowerShell
5 5 (1.49%) C
5 5 (1.49%) Perl
6 4 (1.19%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.60%) Java
8 1 (0.30%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 176 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
2 127 (37.80%) CCNP
3 107 (31.85%) CCNA
4 57 (16.96%) CCIE
5 33 (9.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 31 (9.23%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 27 (8.04%) Security Cleared
8 22 (6.55%) Degree
9 20 (5.95%) CCDP
9 20 (5.95%) MCSE
9 20 (5.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 20 (5.95%) SC Cleared
10 17 (5.06%) CCSE
11 16 (4.76%) CCSA
11 16 (4.76%) JNCIE
12 12 (3.57%) CCDA
12 12 (3.57%) JNCIP
13 11 (3.27%) JNCIA
14 8 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
15 5 (1.49%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.55%) SLA
2 10 (2.98%) QA
3 4 (1.19%) FIPS 140-2
4 3 (0.89%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.30%) PMO
System Software
1 43 (12.80%) Active Directory
2 37 (11.01%) VMware ESXi
2 37 (11.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (7.44%) Hyper-V
4 11 (3.27%) NFS
5 9 (2.68%) VMware NSX
6 6 (1.79%) vSphere
7 3 (0.89%) vCloud
7 3 (0.89%) XenApp
8 2 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 35 (10.42%) vCenter Server
2 34 (10.12%) Backup Exec
3 31 (9.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 31 (9.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 31 (9.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 26 (7.74%) Cisco Prime
5 20 (5.95%) Microsoft Clustering
6 14 (4.17%) Nagios
7 10 (2.98%) Ansible
8 6 (1.79%) Puppet
8 6 (1.79%) SolarWinds Orion
9 5 (1.49%) Failover Clustering
9 5 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (1.19%) Cacti
11 3 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (0.89%) Nessus
11 3 (0.89%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.89%) Nmap
11 3 (0.89%) SCCM
11 3 (0.89%) SCOM
Vendors
1 300 (89.29%) Cisco
2 208 (61.90%) Juniper
3 161 (47.92%) CheckPoint
4 135 (40.18%) Palo Alto
5 77 (22.92%) Blue Coat
6 74 (22.02%) VMware
7 63 (18.75%) Microsoft
8 62 (18.45%) SolarWinds
9 43 (12.80%) Forcepoint
10 41 (12.20%) Sourcefire
11 37 (11.01%) HP
12 35 (10.42%) Crossbeam
13 34 (10.12%) Veritas
14 32 (9.52%) Symantec
15 31 (9.23%) Altiris
16 29 (8.63%) Fortinet
17 18 (5.36%) Avaya
18 17 (5.06%) Red Hat
19 15 (4.46%) 3PAR
19 15 (4.46%) Citrix