Period
to 8 April 2020

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 8 April 2020 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
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 339 373 275
Rank change year-on-year +34 -98 -81
Permanent jobs citing F5 108 154 342
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.51% 0.58% 1.07%
As % of the Vendors category 1.25% 1.38% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 91 123 268
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £78,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.65% +3.64% +2.80%

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 8,618 11,157 14,088
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 40.97% 41.71% 44.27%
Number of salaries quoted 6,691 8,917 11,062
Median annual salary £48,750 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing F5 as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing F5 in the South East.

Salary trend for F5 in the South East

F5
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing F5 in the South East over the 6 months to 8 April 2020.

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 8 April 2020. 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 -20 42 £57,500 +4.55% 4
Hampshire +42 30 £40,000 -27.27%
Surrey +48 24 £57,500 -11.54% 2
Berkshire +10 23 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Buckinghamshire -11 13 £50,000 -33.33% 1
East Sussex +17 8 £67,500 -10.00% 2
Oxfordshire +26 6 £75,000 +50.00% 1
West Sussex +24 1 £55,000 +12.82%
F5
England

For the 6 months to 8 April 2020, 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 93 (86.11%) Cisco
2 71 (65.74%) Firewall
3 58 (53.70%) WAN
4 45 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
5 43 (39.81%) Data Centre
6 42 (38.89%) Load Balancing
7 41 (37.96%) Juniper
8 39 (36.11%) CCNP
8 39 (36.11%) LAN
9 37 (34.26%) VPN
10 34 (31.48%) Network Security
11 33 (30.56%) CheckPoint
11 33 (30.56%) Palo Alto
12 32 (29.63%) BGP
13 31 (28.70%) Linux
14 29 (26.85%) DNS
15 28 (25.93%) OSPF
15 28 (25.93%) Wireless
16 27 (25.00%) MPLS
17 24 (22.22%) Windows
17 24 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
18 23 (21.30%) Problem-Solving
18 23 (21.30%) DHCP
18 23 (21.30%) SolarWinds
19 22 (20.37%) VMware
19 22 (20.37%) Microsoft
20 21 (19.44%) SSL
20 21 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
21 20 (18.52%) Azure
21 20 (18.52%) Finance

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 10 (9.26%) IIS
1 10 (9.26%) WebLogic
2 8 (7.41%) Apache
3 2 (1.85%) Confluence
3 2 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (9.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (9.26%) MS Visio
2 8 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (7.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (18.52%) Azure
2 15 (13.89%) AWS
3 6 (5.56%) Slack
4 2 (1.85%) Office 365
4 2 (1.85%) Route 53
4 2 (1.85%) SaaS
4 2 (1.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 71 (65.74%) Firewall
2 58 (53.70%) WAN
3 39 (36.11%) LAN
4 37 (34.26%) VPN
5 34 (31.48%) Network Security
6 32 (29.63%) BGP
7 29 (26.85%) DNS
8 28 (25.93%) OSPF
8 28 (25.93%) Wireless
9 27 (25.00%) MPLS
10 24 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
11 23 (21.30%) DHCP
12 21 (19.44%) SSL
13 19 (17.59%) Internet
14 16 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
14 16 (14.81%) SAN
15 15 (13.89%) IPsec
16 14 (12.96%) BIG-IP
16 14 (12.96%) TCP/IP
17 13 (12.04%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.41%) Oracle Database
3 6 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (5.56%) Big Data
4 2 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (7.41%) JIRA
2 2 (1.85%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.85%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 20 (18.52%) Finance
2 7 (6.48%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.63%) Banking
4 4 (3.70%) Digital Economy
5 3 (2.78%) Law
6 2 (1.85%) Korean Language
7 1 (0.93%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.93%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 45 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 21 (19.44%) Architect
3 18 (16.67%) Analyst
4 16 (14.81%) Senior Network Engineer
5 13 (12.04%) Cisco Engineer
6 12 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 12 (11.11%) Network Architect
7 11 (10.19%) Network Support
8 10 (9.26%) Network Support Engineer
8 10 (9.26%) Support Engineer
9 9 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
9 9 (8.33%) Security Engineer
9 9 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 9 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 9 (8.33%) Technical Manager
10 8 (7.41%) Incident Analyst
10 8 (7.41%) Juniper Engineer
10 8 (7.41%) Support Analyst
11 7 (6.48%) Incident Manager
11 7 (6.48%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.48%) CSS
2 6 (5.56%) Middleware
3 3 (2.78%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.85%) .NET
4 2 (1.85%) .NET Core
4 2 (1.85%) HTML
4 2 (1.85%) Keycloak
4 2 (1.85%) OAuth
4 2 (1.85%) Spring
4 2 (1.85%) Spring Boot
4 2 (1.85%) Web Services
4 2 (1.85%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (39.81%) Data Centre
2 14 (12.96%) Hybrid Cloud
3 12 (11.11%) Public Cloud
4 10 (9.26%) Management Information System
5 8 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (7.41%) Enterprise Storage
5 8 (7.41%) PKI
6 7 (6.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (3.70%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.85%) Cyber Defence
8 2 (1.85%) Fibre Optics
8 2 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.85%) PMI
8 2 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.93%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 31 (28.70%) Linux
2 24 (22.22%) Windows
3 17 (15.74%) Unix
4 12 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 8 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.85%) CentOS
6 2 (1.85%) Solaris
6 2 (1.85%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (38.89%) Load Balancing
2 23 (21.30%) Problem-Solving
3 21 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (18.52%) ITIL
5 18 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 13 (12.04%) Change Management
7 12 (11.11%) Network Design
8 11 (10.19%) DevOps
8 11 (10.19%) Incident Management
9 10 (9.26%) Cybersecurity
9 10 (9.26%) Network Architecture
10 9 (8.33%) Validation
10 9 (8.33%) WAN Optimisation
11 8 (7.41%) Adaptive Security
11 8 (7.41%) Information Management
11 8 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
11 8 (7.41%) Mathematics
11 8 (7.41%) Presales
11 8 (7.41%) Web Filtering
12 7 (6.48%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.96%) SQL
2 4 (3.70%) Perl
2 4 (3.70%) Python
3 2 (1.85%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.85%) Java
3 2 (1.85%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.85%) PHP
3 2 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 45 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (36.11%) CCNP
3 16 (14.81%) CCNA
4 14 (12.96%) Degree
5 10 (9.26%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (7.41%) CCIE
6 8 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (7.41%) Security Cleared
7 7 (6.48%) SC Cleared
8 5 (4.63%) MOS
9 3 (2.78%) CCSA
9 3 (2.78%) CCSE
9 3 (2.78%) CISM
9 3 (2.78%) CISSP
10 2 (1.85%) CCDP
10 2 (1.85%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 2 (1.85%) CISA
10 2 (1.85%) MCSE
10 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.70%) QA
2 3 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.78%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.78%) SLA
3 2 (1.85%) GDPR
3 2 (1.85%) NIST
3 2 (1.85%) NIST 800
System Software
1 11 (10.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (7.41%) Docker
3 4 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.85%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.85%) NFS
4 2 (1.85%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.93%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (10.19%) FortiGate
2 9 (8.33%) SolarWinds Orion
3 8 (7.41%) Ansible
3 8 (7.41%) Cisco Prime
3 8 (7.41%) Puppet
3 8 (7.41%) Terraform
4 7 (6.48%) Cisco CUCM
4 7 (6.48%) Cisco UCCX
5 6 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (4.63%) HAProxy
7 2 (1.85%) Icinga
7 2 (1.85%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.93%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.93%) Graylog
8 1 (0.93%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 93 (86.11%) Cisco
2 41 (37.96%) Juniper
3 33 (30.56%) CheckPoint
3 33 (30.56%) Palo Alto
4 23 (21.30%) SolarWinds
5 22 (20.37%) Microsoft
5 22 (20.37%) VMware
6 19 (17.59%) HP
6 19 (17.59%) Meraki
7 18 (16.67%) Oracle
8 11 (10.19%) Citrix
9 9 (8.33%) Riverbed
10 8 (7.41%) Barracuda Networks
10 8 (7.41%) Forcepoint
10 8 (7.41%) Red Hat
11 7 (6.48%) ProCurve
12 6 (5.56%) Arista
13 3 (2.78%) Blue Coat
13 3 (2.78%) Fortinet
13 3 (2.78%) IronPort