The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 28 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
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 349 332 333
Rank change year-on-year -17 +1  
Permanent jobs citing F5 709 1018 1038
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.83% 0.98% 0.96%
As % of the Vendors category 1.90% 2.13% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 529 838 819
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -0.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £36,950 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
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.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 37362 47746 51016
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.85% 45.92% 47.21%
Number of salaries quoted 30028 38981 41150
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

F5
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

F5
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing F5.

Salary trend for F5 in the UK

F5
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing F5 over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for F5 in the UK

F5
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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
England -12 674 £54,000 +2.85% 51
London +28 286 £57,500 +4.54% 18
South East -8 240 £50,000 - 15
Berkshire -17 91 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Reading -4 62 £50,000 -9.09% 2
City of London +26 60 £45,000 -33.33% 5
Surrey +38 56 £60,000 +28.34% 3
West Midlands +54 39 £47,500 -5.00% 2
East of England -44 38 £57,500 +4.54% 2
Yorkshire +9 36 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Hampshire +4 31 £55,000 +10.00% 5
West Yorkshire +24 28 £44,000 -12.00% 6
Kent +27 26 £42,750 +15.54% 3
Leeds +13 21 £56,250 +12.50% 5
Hertfordshire +16 18 £75,000 +25.00%
Redhill +15 17 £63,000 +8.62%
Scotland +19 16 £50,000 - 1
Oxford +14 15 £40,000 -5.88%
Oxfordshire +11 15 £40,000 -55.55%
Wales +1 15 £42,500 -15.00% 1
North West -21 15 £47,500 +14.45% 4
Dorking +6 14 £35,250 -32.85%
Manchester -21 13 £47,500 +24.38% 4
Edinburgh +16 12 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Suffolk +35 11 £29,000 +16.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +11 11 £47,500 -19.14% 1
Newmarket +5 11 £29,000 +13.72% 2
Herefordshire - 11 £45,000 -
Birmingham +17 10 £67,500 +3.84% 1
South Wales +1 10 £42,500 -15.00% 1

F5
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 with a requirement for F5.

1 1260 (84.28%) Cisco
2 939 (62.81%) Firewall
3 806 (53.91%) Cisco Certification
4 718 (48.03%) CheckPoint
5 706 (47.22%) Juniper
6 589 (39.40%) CCNP
7 469 (31.37%) WAN
8 456 (30.50%) Palo Alto
9 440 (29.43%) Cisco ASA
10 423 (28.29%) LAN
11 390 (26.09%) Network Security
12 389 (26.02%) BGP
13 388 (25.95%) MPLS
14 382 (25.55%) OSPF
15 349 (23.34%) Data Centre
16 343 (22.94%) VPN
17 341 (22.81%) Load Balancing
18 311 (20.80%) Cisco Nexus
19 302 (20.20%) Windows
20 289 (19.33%) Wireless
21 285 (19.06%) Linux
22 281 (18.80%) CCNA
23 276 (18.46%) Finance
24 264 (17.66%) ITIL
25 245 (16.39%) Cisco IOS
26 244 (16.32%) Blue Coat
27 240 (16.05%) TCP/IP
28 236 (15.79%) DNS
28 236 (15.79%) VMware
29 233 (15.59%) Fortinet

F5
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 64 (4.28%) MS Exchange
2 50 (3.34%) Apache
3 46 (3.08%) Tomcat
4 45 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2010
5 42 (2.81%) Skype for Business
6 34 (2.27%) JBoss
7 33 (2.21%) IIS
8 32 (2.14%) WebLogic
9 29 (1.94%) SharePoint
10 13 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
10 13 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
11 12 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
12 9 (0.60%) SAS
13 7 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 7 (0.47%) OpenStack
14 5 (0.33%) nginx
14 5 (0.33%) WebSphere
15 4 (0.27%) GlassFish
16 3 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
16 3 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 63 (4.21%) MS Excel
2 57 (3.81%) MS Office
3 32 (2.14%) MS Visio
4 22 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.47%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.067%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.13%) assyst
2 2 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.067%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 48 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (1.34%) Office 365
4 13 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (0.67%) Akamai
6 9 (0.60%) IaaS
6 9 (0.60%) PaaS
7 7 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 5 (0.33%) SaaS
9 3 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.20%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.13%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.13%) Bluemix
10 2 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.13%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (0.13%) iTunes
10 2 (0.13%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 939 (62.81%) Firewall
2 469 (31.37%) WAN
3 440 (29.43%) Cisco ASA
4 423 (28.29%) LAN
5 390 (26.09%) Network Security
6 389 (26.02%) BGP
7 388 (25.95%) MPLS
8 382 (25.55%) OSPF
9 343 (22.94%) VPN
10 311 (20.80%) Cisco Nexus
11 289 (19.33%) Wireless
12 245 (16.39%) Cisco IOS
13 240 (16.05%) TCP/IP
14 236 (15.79%) DNS
15 194 (12.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 139 (9.30%) DHCP
17 138 (9.23%) IPsec
18 134 (8.96%) EIGRP
19 133 (8.90%) SSL
19 133 (8.90%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (4.95%) SQL Server
2 16 (1.07%) NoSQL
3 14 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
5 11 (0.74%) MongoDB
6 9 (0.60%) MySQL
7 7 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (0.47%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (0.33%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.20%) Redis
11 2 (0.13%) DB2
11 2 (0.13%) PowerPivot
11 2 (0.13%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.067%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.067%) JasperReports
12 1 (0.067%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.067%) Riak
Development Applications
1 28 (1.87%) Git (software)
2 18 (1.20%) Jenkins
3 17 (1.14%) Sonatype Nexus
4 13 (0.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 7 (0.47%) Maven
6 5 (0.33%) JIRA
7 4 (0.27%) Ant
7 4 (0.27%) Hudson
8 2 (0.13%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.13%) GCC
8 2 (0.13%) MSI
8 2 (0.13%) NuGet
8 2 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.067%) Bower
9 1 (0.067%) Firebug
9 1 (0.067%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.067%) Gradle
9 1 (0.067%) Grunt
9 1 (0.067%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.067%) Mocha
General
1 276 (18.46%) Finance
2 114 (7.63%) Telecoms
3 78 (5.22%) Banking
4 32 (2.14%) Games
5 28 (1.87%) German Language
6 27 (1.81%) Retail
7 20 (1.34%) French Language
8 19 (1.27%) Advertising
9 16 (1.07%) Investment Banking
10 15 (1.00%) Back Office
11 12 (0.80%) Billing
12 10 (0.67%) Financial Institution
12 10 (0.67%) Online Betting
13 9 (0.60%) Marketing
14 8 (0.54%) Manufacturing
15 6 (0.40%) Military
15 6 (0.40%) Publishing
16 5 (0.33%) Aerospace
16 5 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 714 (47.76%) Network Engineer
2 233 (15.59%) Security Engineer
3 181 (12.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 178 (11.91%) Senior Network Engineer
5 156 (10.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 152 (10.17%) Consultant
7 140 (9.36%) Network Security Engineer
8 133 (8.90%) Architect
9 128 (8.56%) Juniper Engineer
10 127 (8.49%) Analyst
11 88 (5.89%) Firewall Engineer
12 85 (5.69%) Network Analyst
13 78 (5.22%) Network Architect
14 77 (5.15%) Network Consultant
14 77 (5.15%) Senior Security Engineer
15 73 (4.88%) Security Consultant
16 71 (4.75%) Senior Cisco Engineer
17 67 (4.48%) Cisco Security Engineer
18 60 (4.01%) 3rd Line Engineer
19 59 (3.95%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (4.28%) 802.1X
2 23 (1.54%) .NET
3 22 (1.47%) Middleware
4 20 (1.34%) CSS
5 19 (1.27%) J2EE
5 19 (1.27%) Web Services
6 15 (1.00%) HTML
7 8 (0.54%) REST
8 7 (0.47%) SOAP
8 7 (0.47%) XML
9 6 (0.40%) Ajax
9 6 (0.40%) Regular Expression
9 6 (0.40%) SAML
10 5 (0.33%) jQuery
11 4 (0.27%) LAMP
12 3 (0.20%) Kafka
12 3 (0.20%) LEMP Stack
12 3 (0.20%) MAPI
12 3 (0.20%) RESTful
13 2 (0.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 349 (23.34%) Data Centre
2 72 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (3.75%) Clustering
4 50 (3.34%) Security Operations Centre
5 47 (3.14%) Computer Science
6 33 (2.21%) Linux Command Line
6 33 (2.21%) PKI
7 32 (2.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 32 (2.14%) Management Information System
8 22 (1.47%) Fintech
9 19 (1.27%) Driving Licence
10 14 (0.94%) Replication
11 13 (0.87%) RSA SecurID
12 12 (0.80%) Fat Client
12 12 (0.80%) Thin Client
13 9 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
14 8 (0.54%) CMDB
15 7 (0.47%) FlexPod
16 6 (0.40%) DataPower
16 6 (0.40%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 302 (20.20%) Windows
2 285 (19.06%) Linux
3 159 (10.64%) Unix
4 115 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 99 (6.62%) Windows Server
6 76 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 64 (4.28%) Solaris
8 63 (4.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 50 (3.34%) Windows 2000
10 29 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (1.27%) Windows 7
12 13 (0.87%) Ubuntu
13 10 (0.67%) Windows XP
14 8 (0.54%) Windows 8
15 7 (0.47%) Windows 10
16 5 (0.33%) CentOS
17 3 (0.20%) VMS
17 3 (0.20%) VyOS
17 3 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
18 2 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 341 (22.81%) Load Balancing
2 264 (17.66%) ITIL
3 180 (12.04%) Presales
4 159 (10.64%) Network Design
5 110 (7.36%) Mentoring
6 108 (7.22%) Risk Management
7 102 (6.82%) High Availability
8 98 (6.56%) Network Monitoring
9 90 (6.02%) Change Control
10 88 (5.89%) Information Security
11 76 (5.08%) Project Management
12 72 (4.82%) Service Delivery
13 71 (4.75%) Kalman Filter
13 71 (4.75%) Network Management
14 62 (4.15%) Change Management
15 57 (3.81%) Security Operations
16 56 (3.75%) Network Architecture
17 55 (3.68%) Problem Management
18 54 (3.61%) E-Commerce
19 47 (3.14%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 76 (5.08%) SQL
2 70 (4.68%) PowerShell
3 52 (3.48%) Perl
4 44 (2.94%) Python
5 29 (1.94%) Java
6 23 (1.54%) Bash Shell
7 13 (0.87%) C
8 11 (0.74%) PHP
9 8 (0.54%) Ruby
10 6 (0.40%) JavaScript
10 6 (0.40%) VBScript
11 5 (0.33%) C++
12 4 (0.27%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.13%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.13%) VBA
14 1 (0.067%) AWK
14 1 (0.067%) C#
14 1 (0.067%) Lisp
14 1 (0.067%) sed
14 1 (0.067%) VB
Qualifications
1 806 (53.91%) Cisco Certification
2 589 (39.40%) CCNP
3 281 (18.80%) CCNA
4 226 (15.12%) CCIE
5 97 (6.49%) CCSE
6 92 (6.15%) Security Cleared
7 91 (6.09%) Degree
8 73 (4.88%) JNCIS
9 59 (3.95%) CCSA
10 58 (3.88%) SC Cleared
11 50 (3.34%) JNCIA
12 48 (3.21%) CCSP
13 38 (2.54%) CCDP
14 33 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
15 31 (2.07%) CCDA
16 29 (1.94%) MCSE
17 27 (1.81%) JNCIP
18 24 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
19 23 (1.54%) CISSP
20 22 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (6.82%) SLA
2 79 (5.28%) PCI DSS
3 25 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 21 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 20 (1.34%) QA
6 15 (1.00%) ISO27002
6 15 (1.00%) PMO
7 8 (0.54%) GPG13
8 7 (0.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.067%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.067%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 191 (12.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 146 (9.77%) Active Directory
3 63 (4.21%) Hyper-V
4 43 (2.88%) ProxySG
5 30 (2.01%) Forefront TMG
6 28 (1.87%) vSphere
7 22 (1.47%) XenApp
8 19 (1.27%) Firmware
8 19 (1.27%) VMware ESX
9 16 (1.07%) OpenSIPS
10 14 (0.94%) XenDesktop
11 12 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
12 10 (0.67%) ISA Server
13 9 (0.60%) Terminal Services
13 9 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
14 6 (0.40%) Docker
15 4 (0.27%) NFS
15 4 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
16 3 (0.20%) iptables
16 3 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 97 (6.49%) FortiGate
2 47 (3.14%) Puppet
3 41 (2.74%) Cisco Prime
4 39 (2.61%) SCOM
5 38 (2.54%) SCCM
6 33 (2.21%) Ansible
7 20 (1.34%) Nagios
8 19 (1.27%) SolarWinds Orion
9 18 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
10 16 (1.07%) Cisco CME
10 16 (1.07%) Cisco CUCM
10 16 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
11 15 (1.00%) HAProxy
12 13 (0.87%) NetBackup
13 10 (0.67%) Cacti
13 10 (0.67%) WSUS
14 9 (0.60%) QRadar
15 8 (0.54%) Cisco UCCE
15 8 (0.54%) EMC Navisphere
15 8 (0.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1260 (84.28%) Cisco
2 718 (48.03%) CheckPoint
3 706 (47.22%) Juniper
4 456 (30.50%) Palo Alto
5 244 (16.32%) Blue Coat
6 236 (15.79%) VMware
7 233 (15.59%) Fortinet
8 226 (15.12%) Microsoft
9 144 (9.63%) SolarWinds
10 137 (9.16%) HP
10 137 (9.16%) Riverbed
11 113 (7.56%) Sourcefire
12 99 (6.62%) Citrix
13 97 (6.49%) Aruba
14 75 (5.02%) Intel Security
15 71 (4.75%) Brocade
16 65 (4.35%) Forcepoint
17 62 (4.15%) Extreme Networks
18 61 (4.08%) SonicWALL
19 57 (3.81%) WatchGuard
London
KnownFour
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Plus 10% bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £275 - £325 per day + Market Rate
Posted: 15 hours ago
Newmarket, Suffolk
Ashdown IT
Salary: £24000 - £34000 per annum + benefits+certified training
Posted: 23 hours ago
Surrey
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £48,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
Proteus Europe
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + shift allowance+ben
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newmarket, Suffolk
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum + training + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Orpington, Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum + Car, quarterly bonus, training
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
NCC Group
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
GM Financial
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
GM Financial
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible Working + Oncall
Posted: 3 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £75000 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Square One Resources
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + shift bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Bonus/ Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
ComputaCenter
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary and Benefits on Application
Posted: 4 days ago