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 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 183 179 240
Rank change year-on-year -4 +61  
Permanent jobs citing F5 243 358 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.62% 1.83% 1.16%
As % of the Vendors category 3.46% 3.62% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 164 314 184
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

F5 is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 7027 9892 10470
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 46.90% 50.43% 50.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5740 8274 8262
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing F5 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -17 92 £50,000 -9.09% 5
Surrey +31 55 £60,000 +30.43% 2
Hampshire +4 32 £53,750 +7.50% 4
Kent +22 28 £43,000 +4.24% 1
Oxfordshire +8 14 £40,000 -55.55%
Buckinghamshire +15 11 £47,500 -13.63% 1
West Sussex -5 6 £62,500 +31.57%
Middlesex - 2 £27,500 -
F5
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 430 (83.17%) Cisco
2 312 (60.35%) Firewall
3 290 (56.09%) Cisco Certification
4 269 (52.03%) Juniper
5 211 (40.81%) CheckPoint
6 189 (36.56%) Palo Alto
7 188 (36.36%) CCNP
8 141 (27.27%) WAN
8 141 (27.27%) Blue Coat
9 138 (26.69%) Linux
10 137 (26.50%) Cisco ASA
11 134 (25.92%) MPLS
12 131 (25.34%) LAN
13 129 (24.95%) BGP
14 127 (24.56%) VPN
15 125 (24.18%) OSPF
16 122 (23.60%) Windows
17 107 (20.70%) Microsoft
18 104 (20.12%) TCP/IP
19 102 (19.73%) Load Balancing
20 97 (18.76%) Network Security
20 97 (18.76%) Unix
21 93 (17.99%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
22 91 (17.60%) Risk Management
23 89 (17.21%) CCIE
23 89 (17.21%) Cisco IOS
24 88 (17.02%) Presales
25 86 (16.63%) Sourcefire
26 83 (16.05%) ITIL
27 82 (15.86%) Data Centre

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 25 (4.84%) Skype for Business
2 21 (4.06%) SharePoint
3 19 (3.68%) JBoss
4 17 (3.29%) Apache
4 17 (3.29%) MS Exchange
5 16 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (3.09%) Tomcat
6 15 (2.90%) WebLogic
7 12 (2.32%) SharePoint 2010
7 12 (2.32%) SharePoint 2013
8 9 (1.74%) SAS
9 4 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
Applications
1 42 (8.12%) MS Excel
2 39 (7.54%) MS Office
3 23 (4.45%) MS Visio
4 22 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.77%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 2 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (0.77%) Office 365
2 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 312 (60.35%) Firewall
2 141 (27.27%) WAN
3 137 (26.50%) Cisco ASA
4 134 (25.92%) MPLS
5 131 (25.34%) LAN
6 129 (24.95%) BGP
7 127 (24.56%) VPN
8 125 (24.18%) OSPF
9 104 (20.12%) TCP/IP
10 97 (18.76%) Network Security
11 93 (17.99%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 89 (17.21%) Cisco IOS
13 74 (14.31%) Cisco Nexus
13 74 (14.31%) Wireless
14 64 (12.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 54 (10.44%) SSL
15 54 (10.44%) VLAN
16 50 (9.67%) DNS
16 50 (9.67%) IPsec
17 48 (9.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.06%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.19%) JasperReports
5 1 (0.19%) MySQL
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.19%) Power BI
5 1 (0.19%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Ant
1 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.19%) Gradle
1 1 (0.19%) IntelliJ
1 1 (0.19%) Maven
1 1 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 62 (11.99%) Finance
2 27 (5.22%) German Language
2 27 (5.22%) Telecoms
3 20 (3.87%) Banking
3 20 (3.87%) French Language
4 6 (1.16%) Military
5 5 (0.97%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.77%) Marketing
7 3 (0.58%) Electronics
8 2 (0.39%) Back Office
8 2 (0.39%) Billing
Job Titles
1 241 (46.62%) Network Engineer
2 104 (20.12%) Security Engineer
3 97 (18.76%) Juniper Engineer
4 77 (14.89%) Consultant
5 74 (14.31%) Senior Network Engineer
6 65 (12.57%) Cisco Engineer
7 59 (11.41%) Senior Security Engineer
8 52 (10.06%) Analyst
9 45 (8.70%) Network Analyst
9 45 (8.70%) Network Consultant
10 43 (8.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 37 (7.16%) Firewall Engineer
11 37 (7.16%) Security Consultant
12 35 (6.77%) Cisco Analyst
12 35 (6.77%) Cisco Network Analyst
13 34 (6.58%) Network Support
13 34 (6.58%) Senior Cisco Engineer
14 30 (5.80%) Architect
14 30 (5.80%) Cisco Security Engineer
15 29 (5.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.48%) J2EE
2 15 (2.90%) Middleware
3 12 (2.32%) CSS
4 8 (1.55%) REST
5 5 (0.97%) 802.1X
5 5 (0.97%) HTML
6 4 (0.77%) .NET
6 4 (0.77%) Ajax
7 3 (0.58%) SOAP
7 3 (0.58%) Web Services
8 1 (0.19%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.19%) JAXB
8 1 (0.19%) jQuery
8 1 (0.19%) JSF
8 1 (0.19%) RichFaces
8 1 (0.19%) Spring
8 1 (0.19%) Spring MVC
8 1 (0.19%) Spring Security
8 1 (0.19%) XHTML
8 1 (0.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 82 (15.86%) Data Centre
2 35 (6.77%) Clustering
3 27 (5.22%) Security Operations Centre
4 18 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (3.48%) Linux Command Line
5 16 (3.09%) Management Information System
6 13 (2.51%) Replication
7 9 (1.74%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.74%) PKI
8 7 (1.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 7 (1.35%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.39%) iPad
10 1 (0.19%) BBC
10 1 (0.19%) Contactless
10 1 (0.19%) Fintech
10 1 (0.19%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.19%) User Experience
10 1 (0.19%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.19%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 138 (26.69%) Linux
2 122 (23.60%) Windows
3 97 (18.76%) Unix
4 60 (11.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (8.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 43 (8.32%) Solaris
7 41 (7.93%) Windows 2000
8 28 (5.42%) Windows Server
9 20 (3.87%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (1.35%) Windows 7
10 7 (1.35%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.39%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (19.73%) Load Balancing
2 91 (17.60%) Risk Management
3 88 (17.02%) Presales
4 83 (16.05%) ITIL
5 52 (10.06%) Kalman Filter
6 49 (9.48%) Mentoring
7 47 (9.09%) Information Security
8 38 (7.35%) High Availability
9 37 (7.16%) Network Design
10 36 (6.96%) Network Monitoring
11 31 (6.00%) Security Operations
12 23 (4.45%) Content Management
12 23 (4.45%) Identity Management
12 23 (4.45%) Security Management
12 23 (4.45%) Service Delivery
13 22 (4.26%) Coaching
13 22 (4.26%) Project Management
14 21 (4.06%) Change Control
14 21 (4.06%) PRINCE2
15 18 (3.48%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (5.22%) Perl
2 23 (4.45%) PowerShell
2 23 (4.45%) SQL
3 9 (1.74%) Python
4 7 (1.35%) Java
5 4 (0.77%) Bash Shell
5 4 (0.77%) PHP
5 4 (0.77%) Ruby
6 1 (0.19%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 290 (56.09%) Cisco Certification
2 188 (36.36%) CCNP
3 89 (17.21%) CCIE
4 80 (15.47%) CCNA
5 38 (7.35%) CCSE
6 37 (7.16%) CCSP
7 34 (6.58%) Security Cleared
8 23 (4.45%) JNCIS
8 23 (4.45%) SC Cleared
9 17 (3.29%) Degree
10 15 (2.90%) JNCIA
11 13 (2.51%) CCIP
12 12 (2.32%) CCDA
12 12 (2.32%) MCSE
12 12 (2.32%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (1.16%) CISSP
15 5 (0.97%) CCDP
15 5 (0.97%) CISM
15 5 (0.97%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (15.28%) SLA
2 19 (3.68%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.19%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 49 (9.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (6.77%) Active Directory
3 30 (5.80%) Hyper-V
4 23 (4.45%) Forefront TMG
4 23 (4.45%) ProxySG
5 10 (1.93%) Firmware
6 9 (1.74%) ISA Server
7 5 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.77%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.39%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.39%) XenApp
10 1 (0.19%) KVM
10 1 (0.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (3.48%) SolarWinds Orion
2 14 (2.71%) Cisco Prime
3 12 (2.32%) Microsoft Clustering
4 11 (2.13%) FortiGate
5 5 (0.97%) Backup Exec
5 5 (0.97%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (0.97%) SCOM
5 5 (0.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (0.77%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (0.77%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (0.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (0.58%) Nessus
8 2 (0.39%) TrustSec
8 2 (0.39%) WSUS
9 1 (0.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.19%) MOM
9 1 (0.19%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 430 (83.17%) Cisco
2 269 (52.03%) Juniper
3 211 (40.81%) CheckPoint
4 189 (36.56%) Palo Alto
5 141 (27.27%) Blue Coat
6 107 (20.70%) Microsoft
7 86 (16.63%) Sourcefire
8 73 (14.12%) Fortinet
9 59 (11.41%) VMware
10 48 (9.28%) Riverbed
11 46 (8.90%) HP
12 45 (8.70%) SolarWinds
13 42 (8.12%) Crossbeam
13 42 (8.12%) Forcepoint
14 33 (6.38%) Intel Security
15 27 (5.22%) TippingPoint
16 25 (4.84%) Proofpoint
17 23 (4.45%) Imperva
18 19 (3.68%) Aruba
19 17 (3.29%) Red Hat
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