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 30 May 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
30 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 380 379 308
Rank change year-on-year -1 -71  
Permanent jobs citing F5 671 793 1137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.78% 0.81% 1.05%
As % of the Vendors category 1.76% 1.81% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 541 677 849
Median salary £52,750 £52,500 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.47% +0.96%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
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 38161 43864 50844
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.62% 44.67% 47.03%
Number of salaries quoted 30575 35702 40805
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £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 30 May 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 30 May 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 -14 638 £55,000 +4.76% 36
South East +29 224 £52,500 +5.00% 8
London +29 223 £57,500 -4.16% 15
Berkshire +25 110 £55,000 - 4
Reading +15 78 £57,500 -4.16% 2
Yorkshire +35 56 £50,000 -9.09% 4
City of London +27 56 £65,000 +18.18% 4
West Yorkshire +37 53 £50,000 -4.76% 4
Surrey +44 44 £60,000 +33.33% 1
East of England -21 43 £45,250 -15.42%
Leeds +41 42 £51,750 -1.42% 2
West Midlands +20 33 £47,500 +5.55% 3
North West -18 32 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Kent +30 30 £45,000 +5.88%
Redhill - 28 £60,000 -
Scotland +5 21 £50,000 +5.26% 6
Hampshire +3 19 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Suffolk +24 18 £29,500 -14.49%
Newmarket +3 18 £29,500 -14.49%
Birmingham +17 17 £57,500 -9.44%
Manchester -20 17 £47,500 +28.37% 1
Edinburgh +6 16 £50,000 +44.92% 4
South West -2 16 £42,500 -26.40% 1
Hertfordshire -1 13 £57,500 +15.00%
Bristol +5 12 £42,500 -5.55% 1
East Midlands +9 11 £50,000 +13.63% 2
Cheshire -13 10 £45,000 +24.13% 2
Basingstoke -6 9 £45,000 +28.57%
West Malling +16 8 £47,500 -35.37%
South Wales +13 8 £42,500 -5.55% 2

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 1156 (84.32%) Cisco
2 912 (66.52%) Firewall
3 744 (54.27%) Cisco Certification
4 650 (47.41%) Juniper
5 644 (46.97%) CheckPoint
6 551 (40.19%) CCNP
7 461 (33.63%) Palo Alto
8 457 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
9 445 (32.46%) WAN
10 424 (30.93%) BGP
11 396 (28.88%) OSPF
12 367 (26.77%) Network Security
13 366 (26.70%) LAN
14 357 (26.04%) VPN
15 354 (25.82%) MPLS
16 350 (25.53%) Load Balancing
17 348 (25.38%) Data Centre
18 321 (23.41%) Windows
19 312 (22.76%) Linux
20 303 (22.10%) Cisco Nexus
21 286 (20.86%) Wireless
22 267 (19.47%) VMware
23 252 (18.38%) CCNA
24 248 (18.09%) TCP/IP
24 248 (18.09%) Finance
25 241 (17.58%) Fortinet
26 239 (17.43%) ITIL
27 238 (17.36%) Cisco IOS
28 237 (17.29%) Microsoft
29 235 (17.14%) CCIE

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 63 (4.60%) MS Exchange
2 47 (3.43%) IIS
3 42 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 40 (2.92%) Apache
5 38 (2.77%) Tomcat
6 35 (2.55%) Skype for Business
7 22 (1.60%) WebLogic
8 21 (1.53%) SharePoint
9 16 (1.17%) JBoss
10 12 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
11 10 (0.73%) SAS
12 6 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (0.44%) nginx
12 6 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.22%) OpenStack
15 2 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2000
15 2 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 59 (4.30%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (2.41%) MS Visio
3 26 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
4 24 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.51%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 9 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.44%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.073%) assyst
4 1 (0.073%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 57 (4.16%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (3.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (0.88%) Office 365
4 8 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 7 (0.51%) Akamai
5 7 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.36%) SaaS
7 3 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.22%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.15%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.15%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.073%) IaaS
9 1 (0.073%) iTunes
9 1 (0.073%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 912 (66.52%) Firewall
2 457 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 445 (32.46%) WAN
4 424 (30.93%) BGP
5 396 (28.88%) OSPF
6 367 (26.77%) Network Security
7 366 (26.70%) LAN
8 357 (26.04%) VPN
9 354 (25.82%) MPLS
10 303 (22.10%) Cisco Nexus
11 286 (20.86%) Wireless
12 248 (18.09%) TCP/IP
13 238 (17.36%) Cisco IOS
14 232 (16.92%) DNS
15 186 (13.57%) EIGRP
16 158 (11.52%) IPsec
17 146 (10.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 146 (10.65%) SSL
18 143 (10.43%) DHCP
19 132 (9.63%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (3.72%) SQL Server
2 32 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 28 (2.04%) NoSQL
4 25 (1.82%) MongoDB
5 16 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (0.88%) Relational Database
7 11 (0.80%) MySQL
8 6 (0.44%) RDBMS
8 6 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.29%) Big Data
10 3 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.15%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.15%) Riak
12 1 (0.073%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.073%) DB2
12 1 (0.073%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.073%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.073%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 39 (2.84%) Git (software)
2 14 (1.02%) Sonatype Nexus
3 13 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 12 (0.88%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.22%) Bitbucket
5 3 (0.22%) GCC
5 3 (0.22%) Maven
5 3 (0.22%) MSI
5 3 (0.22%) NuGet
5 3 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.073%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.073%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.073%) Mocha
6 1 (0.073%) Selenium
General
1 248 (18.09%) Finance
2 75 (5.47%) Telecoms
3 70 (5.11%) Digital Economy
4 60 (4.38%) Banking
5 28 (2.04%) German Language
6 26 (1.90%) Games
7 20 (1.46%) French Language
8 18 (1.31%) Retail
9 14 (1.02%) Back Office
9 14 (1.02%) Financial Institution
10 13 (0.95%) Investment Banking
11 12 (0.88%) Manufacturing
11 12 (0.88%) Marketing
12 10 (0.73%) Electronics
13 9 (0.66%) Law
14 8 (0.58%) Billing
15 7 (0.51%) Legal
16 6 (0.44%) Online Betting
17 4 (0.29%) Advertising
18 3 (0.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 719 (52.44%) Network Engineer
2 231 (16.85%) Security Engineer
3 192 (14.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 189 (13.79%) Cisco Engineer
5 162 (11.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 138 (10.07%) Network Security Engineer
7 122 (8.90%) Juniper Engineer
8 109 (7.95%) Consultant
9 107 (7.80%) Analyst
10 103 (7.51%) Architect
11 83 (6.05%) Senior Security Engineer
12 79 (5.76%) Support Engineer
13 77 (5.62%) Senior Cisco Engineer
14 75 (5.47%) Firewall Engineer
15 65 (4.74%) Network Support
16 63 (4.60%) Network Architect
17 60 (4.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 60 (4.38%) Cisco Security Engineer
18 59 (4.30%) Network Analyst
19 56 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (3.50%) 802.1X
2 31 (2.26%) Web Services
3 28 (2.04%) CSS
4 21 (1.53%) .NET
5 16 (1.17%) HTML
6 14 (1.02%) REST
7 11 (0.80%) XML
8 8 (0.58%) Middleware
8 8 (0.58%) SAML
9 6 (0.44%) J2EE
10 5 (0.36%) SailPoint
11 4 (0.29%) Ajax
12 3 (0.22%) CGI
12 3 (0.22%) Kafka
12 3 (0.22%) OAuth
12 3 (0.22%) OpenID
12 3 (0.22%) Regular Expression
12 3 (0.22%) SOAP
13 2 (0.15%) FIX Protocol
13 2 (0.15%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 348 (25.38%) Data Centre
2 77 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (3.28%) Security Operations Centre
4 40 (2.92%) Linux Command Line
5 38 (2.77%) Clustering
6 34 (2.48%) Computer Science
7 30 (2.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 29 (2.12%) PKI
9 25 (1.82%) Management Information System
10 20 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
11 19 (1.39%) Fintech
12 17 (1.24%) Driving Licence
13 12 (0.88%) Fat Client
13 12 (0.88%) Thin Client
14 11 (0.80%) Private Cloud
14 11 (0.80%) Virtual Team
15 10 (0.73%) Replication
15 10 (0.73%) RSA SecurID
16 9 (0.66%) Public Cloud
17 5 (0.36%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 321 (23.41%) Windows
2 312 (22.76%) Linux
3 165 (12.04%) Unix
4 102 (7.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 96 (7.00%) Windows Server
6 70 (5.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 54 (3.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 48 (3.50%) Solaris
9 38 (2.77%) Windows 2000
10 31 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (1.39%) Windows 7
12 16 (1.17%) Ubuntu
13 12 (0.88%) CentOS
13 12 (0.88%) Windows XP
14 8 (0.58%) VMS
15 7 (0.51%) Windows 10
16 5 (0.36%) CoreOS
16 5 (0.36%) Debian
17 4 (0.29%) Windows 8
18 2 (0.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 350 (25.53%) Load Balancing
2 239 (17.43%) ITIL
3 148 (10.80%) Presales
4 146 (10.65%) Network Design
5 115 (8.39%) Mentoring
6 93 (6.78%) Network Monitoring
7 92 (6.71%) High Availability
8 85 (6.20%) Risk Management
9 78 (5.69%) Information Security
9 78 (5.69%) Network Management
10 77 (5.62%) Kalman Filter
11 69 (5.03%) Project Management
12 68 (4.96%) E-Commerce
13 64 (4.67%) Change Management
14 60 (4.38%) Change Control
15 52 (3.79%) Root Cause Analysis
16 51 (3.72%) Service Delivery
17 50 (3.65%) Network Architecture
18 48 (3.50%) Security Operations
19 38 (2.77%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (5.11%) PowerShell
2 67 (4.89%) Python
3 65 (4.74%) SQL
4 52 (3.79%) Perl
5 31 (2.26%) Java
6 30 (2.19%) Bash Shell
7 12 (0.88%) Ruby
8 11 (0.80%) Shell Script
9 7 (0.51%) PHP
10 6 (0.44%) C
10 6 (0.44%) Groovy
11 5 (0.36%) VBScript
12 4 (0.29%) C++
12 4 (0.29%) Go
13 2 (0.15%) C-shell
13 2 (0.15%) Korn
13 2 (0.15%) Lisp
13 2 (0.15%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.15%) VB
13 2 (0.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 744 (54.27%) Cisco Certification
2 551 (40.19%) CCNP
3 252 (18.38%) CCNA
4 235 (17.14%) CCIE
5 97 (7.08%) CCSE
6 87 (6.35%) Security Cleared
7 76 (5.54%) JNCIS
8 69 (5.03%) Degree
9 60 (4.38%) SC Cleared
10 56 (4.08%) CCSP
11 51 (3.72%) CCSA
12 49 (3.57%) JNCIA
13 41 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
14 38 (2.77%) CCDA
15 34 (2.48%) CCIE Service Provider
16 33 (2.41%) MCSE
17 26 (1.90%) JNCIP
18 24 (1.75%) CCIE Routing and Switching
18 24 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
19 22 (1.60%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (7.08%) SLA
2 54 (3.94%) PCI DSS
3 27 (1.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 20 (1.46%) QA
5 19 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27002
6 13 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (0.95%) PMO
7 5 (0.36%) COBIT
7 5 (0.36%) GPG13
8 3 (0.22%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.073%) SAS 70
System Software
1 212 (15.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 150 (10.94%) Active Directory
3 48 (3.50%) ProxySG
4 41 (2.99%) vSphere
5 38 (2.77%) Hyper-V
5 38 (2.77%) VMware ESXi
6 22 (1.60%) XenApp
7 20 (1.46%) Docker
8 14 (1.02%) Forefront TMG
9 11 (0.80%) OpenSIPS
9 11 (0.80%) Terminal Services
9 11 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
10 10 (0.73%) XenDesktop
11 8 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
12 7 (0.51%) Firmware
12 7 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
13 6 (0.44%) KVM
13 6 (0.44%) XenServer
14 4 (0.29%) ISA Server
14 4 (0.29%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 86 (6.27%) FortiGate
2 53 (3.87%) Puppet
3 38 (2.77%) SCCM
4 28 (2.04%) Ansible
4 28 (2.04%) Cisco Prime
4 28 (2.04%) Nagios
5 25 (1.82%) SCOM
6 24 (1.75%) Cisco CUCM
7 19 (1.39%) SolarWinds Orion
8 18 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
9 16 (1.17%) WSUS
10 14 (1.02%) Microsoft Clustering
11 13 (0.95%) Cisco CME
12 12 (0.88%) HAProxy
13 11 (0.80%) vCenter Server
14 9 (0.66%) Backup Exec
14 9 (0.66%) Cisco UCCE
15 8 (0.58%) Kubernetes
15 8 (0.58%) NetBackup
15 8 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1156 (84.32%) Cisco
2 650 (47.41%) Juniper
3 644 (46.97%) CheckPoint
4 461 (33.63%) Palo Alto
5 267 (19.47%) VMware
6 241 (17.58%) Fortinet
7 237 (17.29%) Microsoft
8 230 (16.78%) Blue Coat
9 136 (9.92%) SolarWinds
10 133 (9.70%) HP
11 132 (9.63%) Riverbed
12 105 (7.66%) Citrix
13 103 (7.51%) Aruba
14 99 (7.22%) Sourcefire
15 80 (5.84%) Extreme Networks
16 68 (4.96%) Forcepoint
16 68 (4.96%) McAfee
17 66 (4.81%) SonicWALL
18 64 (4.67%) Brocade
19 62 (4.52%) WatchGuard
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + OT
Posted: 55 minutes ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + OT
Posted: 45 minutes ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Stanton House Uk Llp
Salary: Comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + Excellent bens package !
Posted: 1 hour ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
East London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Worldpay
Posted: 4 days ago
Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £58500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Car + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
IQ Telecom
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
United Kingdom
Dell
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to c£85,000 plus 15% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to c£85,000 plus 15% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: he proposed package is up to £70k basic, plus Bonus plus Benefits plus
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes
Argos
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Batley, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
euro car parts
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago