F5
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring knowledge or experience of F5 products and/or services. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited F5 over the 6 months leading up to 21 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within F5 Networks, Inc.

6 months to
21 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 660 567 716
Rank change year-on-year -93 +149 -51
Permanent jobs citing F5 224 327 656
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.39% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 0.68% 0.97% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 196 250 430
10th Percentile £40,250 £41,625 £39,874
25th Percentile £49,750 £46,350 £49,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £61,250 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.04% +2.08% +9.09%
75th Percentile £80,000 £82,548 £72,500
90th Percentile £91,991 £106,289 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £56,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +12.50% -

All Vendors
UK

F5 falls under the Vendor Products and Services category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring knowledge or experience of all vendor products and services.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 32,716 33,792 69,447
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 34.16% 40.74% 39.13%
Number of salaries quoted 20,933 22,315 34,627
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £30,415
25th Percentile £36,250 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.30% +4.55% +2.80%
75th Percentile £71,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £92,300 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -7.00% +5.26% +3.26%

F5
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing F5 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for F5 in the UK

F5
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for F5 in the UK

F5
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing F5 over the 6 months to 21 July 2024.

Salary histogram for F5 in the UK

F5
Top 14 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 6 months to 21 July 2024. 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
Jobs
England -37 214 £60,000 - 39
UK excluding London -144 120 £52,500 -6.67% 24
London +53 93 £80,000 +23.08% 18
Work from Home -47 79 £71,250 +18.75% 23
South East +7 49 £53,000 -2.75% 8
North of England 0 35 £45,000 -35.20% 7
North West +7 23 £55,000 -20.80% 3
Midlands -49 20 £49,000 +10.73% 6
West Midlands -39 15 £58,750 +30.56% 4
Yorkshire +29 12 £40,000 -42.40% 4
East of England -16 11 £60,000 - 2
East Midlands -25 5 £30,000 -19.15% 2
South West -33 4 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Wales 0 1 - -

F5
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (3.13%) Microsoft Exchange
2 5 (2.23%) Apache
2 5 (2.23%) nginx
3 4 (1.79%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.34%) IIS
5 2 (0.89%) SAS
5 2 (0.89%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (1.34%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.89%) SPSS
3 1 (0.45%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (0.45%) Maximo
1 1 (0.45%) Misys Opics
Cloud Services
1 47 (20.98%) Azure
2 23 (10.27%) AWS
3 17 (7.59%) GCP
4 8 (3.57%) Microsoft 365
5 5 (2.23%) IaaS
5 5 (2.23%) SaaS
6 4 (1.79%) PaaS
7 3 (1.34%) Azure DevOps
7 3 (1.34%) dbt
7 3 (1.34%) Fivetran
7 3 (1.34%) Snowflake
8 2 (0.89%) Cloudflare
8 2 (0.89%) Entra ID
8 2 (0.89%) Kong
8 2 (0.89%) Nutanix
8 2 (0.89%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 73 (32.59%) Firewall
2 63 (28.13%) Cisco Firepower
3 48 (21.43%) Network Security
4 43 (19.20%) WAN
5 40 (17.86%) VPN
6 37 (16.52%) SD-WAN
7 29 (12.95%) BGP
7 29 (12.95%) Cisco ASA
8 26 (11.61%) DNS
8 26 (11.61%) OSPF
9 25 (11.16%) Wireless
10 24 (10.71%) LAN
11 22 (9.82%) Cisco ISE
11 22 (9.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 20 (8.93%) TCP/IP
13 19 (8.48%) IPsec
14 17 (7.59%) Cisco Nexus
14 17 (7.59%) SSL
15 16 (7.14%) MPLS
16 15 (6.70%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.36%) BigQuery
2 12 (5.36%) Data Hub
2 12 (5.36%) DB2
2 12 (5.36%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 12 (5.36%) MongoDB
3 6 (2.68%) Tableau
4 5 (2.23%) Data Mining
4 5 (2.23%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.79%) MySQL
6 2 (0.89%) Power BI
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (3.57%) Git
2 7 (3.13%) JIRA
3 2 (0.89%) Fiddler
3 2 (0.89%) GitLab
3 2 (0.89%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 74 (33.04%) Social Skills
2 52 (23.21%) Finance
3 21 (9.38%) Banking
4 17 (7.59%) Financial Institution
5 14 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (6.25%) Health Technology
6 7 (3.13%) Law
7 6 (2.68%) Public Sector
8 5 (2.23%) Organisational Skills
8 5 (2.23%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.79%) Games
10 3 (1.34%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 3 (1.34%) Presentation Skills
11 2 (0.89%) Electronics
11 2 (0.89%) Marketing
12 1 (0.45%) Billing
12 1 (0.45%) Documentation Skills
12 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 68 (30.36%) Network Engineer
2 55 (24.55%) Senior
3 35 (15.63%) Developer
4 25 (11.16%) Consultant
5 20 (8.93%) Network Consultant
5 20 (8.93%) Senior Consultant
6 19 (8.48%) Senior Network Consultant
7 17 (7.59%) Security Engineer
8 16 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
8 16 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
9 15 (6.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 14 (6.25%) Security Consultant
10 14 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
11 13 (5.80%) Network Security Consultant
11 13 (5.80%) Senior Security Consultant
12 12 (5.36%) Analyst
12 12 (5.36%) Junior
12 12 (5.36%) Network Architect
12 12 (5.36%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (5.36%) Senior Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.59%) CSS
1 17 (7.59%) HTML
2 14 (6.25%) .NET
2 14 (6.25%) 802.1X
3 7 (3.13%) AngularJS
3 7 (3.13%) LDAP
4 6 (2.68%) Vue
5 5 (2.23%) React
5 5 (2.23%) REST
6 4 (1.79%) .NET Framework
6 4 (1.79%) Laravel
6 4 (1.79%) Web Services
7 3 (1.34%) PyTorch
7 3 (1.34%) TensorFlow
8 2 (0.89%) Ajax
8 2 (0.89%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.89%) Spring
9 1 (0.45%) JSON
9 1 (0.45%) Next.js
9 1 (0.45%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 40 (17.86%) Data Centre
2 20 (8.93%) Public Cloud
3 12 (5.36%) Cyberattack
3 12 (5.36%) Data Fabric
4 9 (4.02%) FPGA
4 9 (4.02%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.23%) Replication
6 4 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (1.79%) Life Science
7 3 (1.34%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (1.34%) IoT
7 3 (1.34%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.89%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.89%) Distributed Computing
8 2 (0.89%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.89%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.89%) PropTech
8 2 (0.89%) Security Posture
9 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.45%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 52 (23.21%) Linux
2 26 (11.61%) Windows
3 17 (7.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (5.36%) zOS
5 10 (4.46%) CentOS
6 6 (2.68%) Oracle Linux
6 6 (2.68%) Windows Server
6 6 (2.68%) Windows Server 2016
6 6 (2.68%) Windows Server 2019
7 5 (2.23%) Windows 10
7 5 (2.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.79%) Unix
9 1 (0.45%) AIX
9 1 (0.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
2 39 (17.41%) Agile
3 28 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 21 (9.38%) Analytics
4 21 (9.38%) Computer Science
4 21 (9.38%) ITIL
5 20 (8.93%) Migration
6 19 (8.48%) Disaster Recovery
7 18 (8.04%) Project Delivery
8 16 (7.14%) Mentoring
9 15 (6.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 15 (6.70%) Project Management
9 15 (6.70%) Software Engineering
10 13 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (5.36%) Data Management
11 12 (5.36%) Database Optimisation
11 12 (5.36%) ETL
11 12 (5.36%) Incident Response
12 11 (4.91%) Network Management
13 10 (4.46%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (26.34%) SQL
2 40 (17.86%) Python
3 27 (12.05%) C#
4 23 (10.27%) JavaScript
5 21 (9.38%) Java
6 9 (4.02%) Perl
7 8 (3.57%) Bash
7 8 (3.57%) PHP
8 6 (2.68%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.68%) R
9 5 (2.23%) TypeScript
10 4 (1.79%) Delphi
10 4 (1.79%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.34%) Scala
12 2 (0.89%) C
12 2 (0.89%) C++
13 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (27.23%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (24.55%) CCNP
2 55 (24.55%) Security Cleared
3 42 (18.75%) SC Cleared
4 29 (12.95%) CCIE
5 25 (11.16%) Degree
6 19 (8.48%) CCNA
7 16 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
8 11 (4.91%) DV Cleared
9 8 (3.57%) CCSA
9 8 (3.57%) CCSE
9 8 (3.57%) CISSP
10 6 (2.68%) JNCIS
11 5 (2.23%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (1.79%) MCSA
12 4 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (1.34%) CCDA
14 2 (0.89%) Azure Certification
14 2 (0.89%) Numerate Degree
15 1 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.36%) SLA
2 7 (3.13%) GDPR
3 2 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.89%) NIST
4 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 15 (6.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 15 (6.70%) VMware NSX
2 13 (5.80%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.68%) vSphere
4 3 (1.34%) Firmware
4 3 (1.34%) NFS
5 2 (0.89%) Docker
5 2 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 24 (10.71%) Ansible
2 17 (7.59%) FortiGate
3 9 (4.02%) Terraform
4 5 (2.23%) Nagios
4 5 (2.23%) Prometheus
5 4 (1.79%) Nessus
5 4 (1.79%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 3 (1.34%) Endace
6 3 (1.34%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.34%) VxRail
6 3 (1.34%) WSUS
6 3 (1.34%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.89%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.89%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.89%) SCCM
7 2 (0.89%) SCOM
7 2 (0.89%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.45%) Puppet
8 1 (0.45%) SCSM
8 1 (0.45%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 109 (48.66%) Cisco
2 48 (21.43%) Palo Alto
3 40 (17.86%) Juniper
4 33 (14.73%) CheckPoint
4 33 (14.73%) Fortinet
4 33 (14.73%) VMware
5 26 (11.61%) Microsoft
6 24 (10.71%) Oracle
7 23 (10.27%) Aruba
8 21 (9.38%) Red Hat
9 16 (7.14%) SolarWinds
10 12 (5.36%) Databricks
10 12 (5.36%) Meraki
11 11 (4.91%) Infoblox
12 8 (3.57%) Arista
13 7 (3.13%) Avaya
13 7 (3.13%) HP
14 6 (2.68%) Citrix
14 6 (2.68%) Dell
14 6 (2.68%) IBM