Period
to 22 June 2021

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 22 June 2021 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
22 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 312 319 370
Rank change year-on-year +7 +51 -23
Permanent jobs citing F5 102 64 150
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.67% 0.44% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 1.76% 1.10% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 52 51 116
10th Percentile £40,800 £36,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £44,375 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +20.00% -9.09%
75th Percentile £71,250 £73,375 £75,000
90th Percentile £76,000 £78,750 £80,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -11.54% +18.18% -4.35%

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 5,784 5,833 10,781
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 37.88% 40.40% 41.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3,971 4,535 8,615
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £26,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,928 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median % change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%
75th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,750 £73,750
England median annual salary £52,665 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.31% +5.00% +1.48%

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 22 June 2021.

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 22 June 2021. 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 +5 43 £67,500 +14.89% 6
Berkshire +2 21 £68,750 +22.22% 4
Hampshire -17 21 £53,750 +10.26% 6
Buckinghamshire +7 20 £58,000 +62.24% 2
M4 Corridor - 16 - -
Surrey -16 13 £45,000 -21.74% 1
Kent - 10 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire -1 3 £72,500 -3.33%
F5
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2021, 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 80 (78.43%) Cisco
2 48 (47.06%) VMware
3 45 (44.12%) Firewall
4 39 (38.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (38.24%) Data Centre
5 36 (35.29%) Palo Alto
6 32 (31.37%) CheckPoint
7 31 (30.39%) Cisco Certification
8 30 (29.41%) VPN
9 29 (28.43%) DNS
9 29 (28.43%) CCNP
10 28 (27.45%) AWS
11 27 (26.47%) Azure
12 25 (24.51%) DHCP
13 24 (23.53%) Microsoft
13 24 (23.53%) Active Directory
13 24 (23.53%) Citrix
13 24 (23.53%) Telecoms
13 24 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 23 (22.55%) Security Cleared
15 22 (21.57%) Cisco ASA
15 22 (21.57%) Windows
16 21 (20.59%) TCP/IP
16 21 (20.59%) Red Hat
16 21 (20.59%) Fortinet
16 21 (20.59%) Load Balancing
16 21 (20.59%) Ansible
17 20 (19.61%) Social Skills
17 20 (19.61%) Network Security
17 20 (19.61%) SAN

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 3 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (2.94%) IIS
1 3 (2.94%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.98%) Commerce Server
2 1 (0.98%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 28 (27.45%) AWS
2 27 (26.47%) Azure
3 11 (10.78%) OpenShift
4 6 (5.88%) IaaS
4 6 (5.88%) PaaS
4 6 (5.88%) SaaS
5 4 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.94%) Slack
7 1 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 45 (44.12%) Firewall
2 30 (29.41%) VPN
3 29 (28.43%) DNS
4 25 (24.51%) DHCP
5 22 (21.57%) Cisco ASA
6 21 (20.59%) TCP/IP
7 20 (19.61%) Network Security
7 20 (19.61%) SAN
7 20 (19.61%) WAN
8 18 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 18 (17.65%) LAN
9 14 (13.73%) BGP
9 14 (13.73%) OSPF
10 13 (12.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 12 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
11 12 (11.76%) NAS
12 11 (10.78%) BIG-IP
12 11 (10.78%) VLAN
13 10 (9.80%) IPsec
14 9 (8.82%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.86%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (1.96%) Big Data
3 2 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (3.92%) JIRA
2 1 (0.98%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.98%) GitLab
2 1 (0.98%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 20 (19.61%) Social Skills
3 15 (14.71%) Finance
4 10 (9.80%) Public Sector
5 9 (8.82%) Electronics
5 9 (8.82%) Manufacturing
5 9 (8.82%) Marketing
6 7 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.94%) Banking
7 3 (2.94%) Law
7 3 (2.94%) Presentation Skills
8 2 (1.96%) Military
9 1 (0.98%) Back Office
9 1 (0.98%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 38 (37.25%) Network Engineer
2 24 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (11.76%) Architect
4 11 (10.78%) Design Engineer
5 10 (9.80%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
6 9 (8.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 9 (8.82%) Senior Network Engineer
7 8 (7.84%) Cisco Engineer
7 8 (7.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 7 (6.86%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (6.86%) Azure Engineer
8 7 (6.86%) Cloud Engineer
8 7 (6.86%) Consultant
9 6 (5.88%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (5.88%) Network Architect
9 6 (5.88%) Senior Architect
9 6 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
9 6 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
9 6 (5.88%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.76%) LDAP
2 1 (0.98%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (0.98%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 39 (38.24%) Data Centre
2 11 (10.78%) Public Cloud
3 8 (7.84%) Fat Client
3 8 (7.84%) Thin Client
4 4 (3.92%) Clustering
5 3 (2.94%) PKI
6 1 (0.98%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.98%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.98%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (21.57%) Windows
2 19 (18.63%) Linux
3 11 (10.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2019
5 3 (2.94%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.96%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.98%) CentOS
7 1 (0.98%) Check Point GAiA
7 1 (0.98%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 21 (20.59%) Load Balancing
3 19 (18.63%) Network Virtualisation
4 13 (12.75%) Cybersecurity
5 12 (11.76%) Converged Infrastructure
5 12 (11.76%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 12 (11.76%) Requirements Gathering
6 11 (10.78%) eTOM
7 9 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (8.82%) Digital Marketing
7 9 (8.82%) Network Load Balancing
7 9 (8.82%) Programme Management
8 8 (7.84%) Project Delivery
8 8 (7.84%) Security Patching
8 8 (7.84%) Time Management
9 7 (6.86%) ITIL
9 7 (6.86%) Migration
9 7 (6.86%) Network Design
9 7 (6.86%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.71%) PowerShell
2 11 (10.78%) Python
3 3 (2.94%) Java
3 3 (2.94%) SQL
4 2 (1.96%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.98%) C
5 1 (0.98%) Perl
5 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (30.39%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (28.43%) CCNP
3 23 (22.55%) Security Cleared
4 16 (15.69%) SC Cleared
5 12 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (10.78%) CCNA
7 8 (7.84%) CCIE
8 7 (6.86%) Degree
9 3 (2.94%) CCIE Service Provider
9 3 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (2.94%) JNCIP
10 2 (1.96%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.98%) CCMSE
11 1 (0.98%) CCSE
11 1 (0.98%) Check Point Certification
11 1 (0.98%) HNC
11 1 (0.98%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.92%) QA
2 3 (2.94%) GRC
3 2 (1.96%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.96%) SLA
4 1 (0.98%) GDPR
System Software
1 39 (38.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (23.53%) Active Directory
3 13 (12.75%) Virtual Servers
4 12 (11.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 12 (11.76%) XenApp
4 12 (11.76%) XenDesktop
5 10 (9.80%) VMware NSX
6 9 (8.82%) vSphere
7 8 (7.84%) DFS Replication
8 4 (3.92%) Docker
8 4 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (2.94%) Firmware
9 3 (2.94%) Hyper-V
9 3 (2.94%) NFS
9 3 (2.94%) Terminal Services
9 3 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (20.59%) Ansible
2 13 (12.75%) vRealize
3 12 (11.76%) HAProxy
3 12 (11.76%) Kubernetes
4 9 (8.82%) SCOM
5 6 (5.88%) Nagios
6 5 (4.90%) FortiGate
6 5 (4.90%) Terraform
7 3 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (2.94%) Puppet
7 3 (2.94%) SCCM
8 1 (0.98%) Grafana
8 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.98%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 80 (78.43%) Cisco
2 48 (47.06%) VMware
3 36 (35.29%) Palo Alto
4 32 (31.37%) CheckPoint
5 24 (23.53%) Citrix
5 24 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 21 (20.59%) Fortinet
6 21 (20.59%) Red Hat
7 19 (18.63%) McAfee
8 18 (17.65%) Oracle
9 16 (15.69%) Symantec
10 15 (14.71%) Juniper
11 13 (12.75%) Infoblox
12 12 (11.76%) Dell
12 12 (11.76%) IBM
13 10 (9.80%) HP
14 9 (8.82%) SAP
15 8 (7.84%) Barracuda Networks
16 7 (6.86%) SolarWinds
17 6 (5.88%) Aruba