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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
UK
Rank 352 323 339
Rank change year-on-year -29 +16  
Permanent jobs citing F5 695 1020 976
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.83% 0.99% 0.93%
As % of the Vendors category 1.89% 2.16% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 514 831 767
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £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 36809 47120 49687
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.95% 45.94% 47.20%
Number of salaries quoted 29603 38477 40044
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 23 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 23 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 -27 659 £52,500 - 48
London +40 288 £57,500 +4.54% 16
South East -2 229 £50,000 - 16
Berkshire -26 87 £50,000 -9.09% 4
City of London +40 62 £45,000 -33.33% 4
Reading -6 58 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Surrey +18 49 £60,000 +28.34% 3
East of England -35 37 £57,500 +4.54%
West Midlands +43 36 £47,250 -5.50% 3
Yorkshire +2 34 £50,000 - 6
Hampshire +7 32 £53,750 +7.50% 5
West Yorkshire +19 25 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Kent +21 23 £42,500 +14.86% 2
Leeds +1 18 £58,750 +17.50% 6
Oxford +17 17 £40,000 -5.88%
Hertfordshire +14 17 £75,000 +25.00%
Oxfordshire +8 17 £40,000 -55.55%
Scotland +7 16 £48,750 -2.50% 1
Wales -2 16 £42,500 -15.00% 1
North West -28 14 £47,500 +14.45% 4
Redhill +15 13 £63,000 +8.62% 1
Edinburgh +9 12 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Dorking +5 12 £32,500 -38.09%
Suffolk +33 11 £29,000 +16.00%
Buckinghamshire +18 11 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Newmarket +5 11 £29,000 +13.72%
South Wales +1 11 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Manchester -26 11 £47,500 +24.38% 4
Herefordshire - 11 £45,000 -
Birmingham +21 9 £67,500 +3.84% 1

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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 1258 (83.98%) Cisco
2 934 (62.35%) Firewall
3 800 (53.40%) Cisco Certification
4 725 (48.40%) CheckPoint
5 705 (47.06%) Juniper
6 579 (38.65%) CCNP
7 466 (31.11%) WAN
8 453 (30.24%) Palo Alto
9 436 (29.11%) Cisco ASA
10 423 (28.24%) LAN
11 390 (26.03%) MPLS
11 390 (26.03%) Network Security
12 382 (25.50%) BGP
13 376 (25.10%) OSPF
14 344 (22.96%) VPN
14 344 (22.96%) Data Centre
15 330 (22.03%) Load Balancing
16 309 (20.63%) Cisco Nexus
17 297 (19.83%) Windows
18 291 (19.43%) Wireless
19 288 (19.23%) CCNA
20 286 (19.09%) Finance
21 284 (18.96%) Linux
22 268 (17.89%) ITIL
23 242 (16.15%) DNS
23 242 (16.15%) Blue Coat
24 241 (16.09%) Cisco IOS
25 239 (15.95%) TCP/IP
26 232 (15.49%) Fortinet
27 231 (15.42%) VMware

F5
Top Related 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 65 (4.34%) MS Exchange
2 51 (3.40%) Apache
3 47 (3.14%) Tomcat
4 46 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2010
5 42 (2.80%) Skype for Business
6 35 (2.34%) JBoss
7 33 (2.20%) IIS
8 32 (2.14%) WebLogic
9 30 (2.00%) 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 6 (0.40%) WebSphere
15 5 (0.33%) nginx
16 4 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2000
16 4 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
16 4 (0.27%) GlassFish
Applications
1 60 (4.01%) MS Excel
2 55 (3.67%) MS Office
3 31 (2.07%) MS Visio
4 21 (1.40%) 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 49 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (1.47%) Office 365
4 13 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (0.73%) IaaS
5 11 (0.73%) PaaS
6 9 (0.60%) Akamai
7 6 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 5 (0.33%) SaaS
9 4 (0.27%) Bluemix
9 4 (0.27%) IBM Cloud
10 3 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.20%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.13%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.13%) iTunes
11 2 (0.13%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.067%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.067%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 934 (62.35%) Firewall
2 466 (31.11%) WAN
3 436 (29.11%) Cisco ASA
4 423 (28.24%) LAN
5 390 (26.03%) MPLS
5 390 (26.03%) Network Security
6 382 (25.50%) BGP
7 376 (25.10%) OSPF
8 344 (22.96%) VPN
9 309 (20.63%) Cisco Nexus
10 291 (19.43%) Wireless
11 242 (16.15%) DNS
12 241 (16.09%) Cisco IOS
13 239 (15.95%) TCP/IP
14 198 (13.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 145 (9.68%) DHCP
16 138 (9.21%) BIG-IP
17 135 (9.01%) IPsec
18 131 (8.74%) SSL
19 129 (8.61%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (5.01%) SQL Server
2 15 (1.00%) NoSQL
3 14 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (0.67%) MongoDB
5 10 (0.67%) MySQL
6 7 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (0.47%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (0.33%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.20%) Redis
10 2 (0.13%) DB2
10 2 (0.13%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.13%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.067%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.067%) JasperReports
11 1 (0.067%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.067%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 27 (1.80%) Git (software)
2 18 (1.20%) Jenkins
3 16 (1.07%) Sonatype Nexus
4 15 (1.00%) 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%) 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%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.067%) Mocha
General
1 286 (19.09%) Finance
2 118 (7.88%) Telecoms
3 85 (5.67%) Banking
4 32 (2.14%) Games
5 30 (2.00%) Retail
6 27 (1.80%) German Language
7 20 (1.34%) Advertising
7 20 (1.34%) French Language
8 17 (1.13%) Investment Banking
9 16 (1.07%) Back Office
10 12 (0.80%) Billing
11 10 (0.67%) Financial Institution
11 10 (0.67%) Online Betting
12 9 (0.60%) Marketing
13 8 (0.53%) Manufacturing
13 8 (0.53%) Publishing
14 7 (0.47%) Military
15 6 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.33%) Aerospace
17 4 (0.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 704 (47.00%) Network Engineer
2 229 (15.29%) Security Engineer
3 179 (11.95%) Senior Network Engineer
4 177 (11.82%) Cisco Engineer
5 154 (10.28%) Consultant
6 153 (10.21%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 139 (9.28%) Network Security Engineer
8 134 (8.95%) Architect
9 127 (8.48%) Analyst
9 127 (8.48%) Juniper Engineer
10 88 (5.87%) Firewall Engineer
11 86 (5.74%) Network Analyst
12 79 (5.27%) Network Architect
13 77 (5.14%) Network Consultant
14 75 (5.01%) Security Consultant
15 73 (4.87%) Senior Security Engineer
16 72 (4.81%) Senior Cisco Engineer
17 66 (4.41%) Cisco Security Engineer
18 61 (4.07%) Support Engineer
19 59 (3.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (4.34%) 802.1X
2 23 (1.54%) .NET
2 23 (1.54%) Middleware
3 20 (1.34%) J2EE
4 19 (1.27%) Web Services
5 18 (1.20%) CSS
6 15 (1.00%) HTML
7 7 (0.47%) SOAP
7 7 (0.47%) XML
8 6 (0.40%) Ajax
8 6 (0.40%) Regular Expression
8 6 (0.40%) REST
8 6 (0.40%) SAML
9 5 (0.33%) jQuery
10 4 (0.27%) LAMP
10 4 (0.27%) MAPI
11 3 (0.20%) Kafka
11 3 (0.20%) LEMP Stack
11 3 (0.20%) RESTful
12 2 (0.13%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 344 (22.96%) Data Centre
2 72 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
3 59 (3.94%) Clustering
4 48 (3.20%) Security Operations Centre
5 47 (3.14%) Computer Science
6 34 (2.27%) PKI
7 33 (2.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 32 (2.14%) Management Information System
9 31 (2.07%) Linux Command Line
10 23 (1.54%) Fintech
11 20 (1.34%) Driving Licence
12 15 (1.00%) Replication
13 13 (0.87%) RSA SecurID
14 12 (0.80%) Fat Client
14 12 (0.80%) Thin Client
15 10 (0.67%) CMDB
16 8 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
17 7 (0.47%) DataPower
17 7 (0.47%) FlexPod
18 6 (0.40%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 297 (19.83%) Windows
2 284 (18.96%) Linux
3 154 (10.28%) Unix
4 115 (7.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 99 (6.61%) Windows Server
6 78 (5.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 64 (4.27%) Solaris
7 64 (4.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 49 (3.27%) Windows 2000
9 30 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (1.20%) Windows 7
11 13 (0.87%) Ubuntu
12 9 (0.60%) Windows XP
13 8 (0.53%) Windows 8
14 7 (0.47%) Windows 10
15 6 (0.40%) CentOS
16 4 (0.27%) VyOS
16 4 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
17 2 (0.13%) AIX
17 2 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 330 (22.03%) Load Balancing
2 268 (17.89%) ITIL
3 180 (12.02%) Presales
4 159 (10.61%) Network Design
5 108 (7.21%) Risk Management
6 105 (7.01%) Mentoring
7 101 (6.74%) Network Monitoring
8 100 (6.68%) High Availability
9 91 (6.07%) Change Control
10 86 (5.74%) Information Security
11 79 (5.27%) Project Management
12 75 (5.01%) Service Delivery
13 72 (4.81%) Network Management
14 70 (4.67%) Kalman Filter
15 61 (4.07%) Change Management
16 57 (3.81%) Problem Management
17 55 (3.67%) Security Operations
18 54 (3.60%) Network Architecture
19 53 (3.54%) E-Commerce
20 47 (3.14%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 79 (5.27%) SQL
2 70 (4.67%) PowerShell
3 50 (3.34%) Perl
4 42 (2.80%) Python
5 30 (2.00%) Java
6 23 (1.54%) Bash Shell
7 12 (0.80%) C
8 11 (0.73%) PHP
9 8 (0.53%) Ruby
10 7 (0.47%) JavaScript
11 6 (0.40%) VBScript
12 5 (0.33%) C++
13 3 (0.20%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.13%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.13%) VBA
15 1 (0.067%) AWK
15 1 (0.067%) C#
15 1 (0.067%) Lisp
15 1 (0.067%) sed
15 1 (0.067%) VB
Qualifications
1 800 (53.40%) Cisco Certification
2 579 (38.65%) CCNP
3 288 (19.23%) CCNA
4 219 (14.62%) CCIE
5 94 (6.28%) CCSE
5 94 (6.28%) Degree
6 91 (6.07%) Security Cleared
7 72 (4.81%) JNCIS
8 57 (3.81%) CCSA
9 56 (3.74%) SC Cleared
10 47 (3.14%) JNCIA
11 45 (3.00%) CCSP
12 38 (2.54%) CCDP
13 31 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
14 30 (2.00%) CCDA
15 27 (1.80%) MCSE
16 25 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
17 24 (1.60%) CISSP
17 24 (1.60%) JNCIP
18 21 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (6.94%) SLA
2 82 (5.47%) PCI DSS
3 24 (1.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 22 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 20 (1.34%) QA
6 15 (1.00%) PMO
7 14 (0.93%) ISO27002
8 8 (0.53%) GPG13
9 7 (0.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.067%) COBIT
10 1 (0.067%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.067%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 187 (12.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 147 (9.81%) Active Directory
3 65 (4.34%) Hyper-V
4 43 (2.87%) ProxySG
5 31 (2.07%) Forefront TMG
6 28 (1.87%) vSphere
7 23 (1.54%) XenApp
8 20 (1.34%) Firmware
8 20 (1.34%) VMware ESX
9 16 (1.07%) OpenSIPS
10 14 (0.93%) XenDesktop
11 11 (0.73%) ISA Server
11 11 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
12 10 (0.67%) Terminal Services
12 10 (0.67%) VMware Workstation
13 7 (0.47%) Docker
14 4 (0.27%) NFS
14 4 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
15 3 (0.20%) iptables
15 3 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 96 (6.41%) FortiGate
2 47 (3.14%) Puppet
3 45 (3.00%) Cisco Prime
4 39 (2.60%) SCOM
5 38 (2.54%) SCCM
6 33 (2.20%) Ansible
7 20 (1.34%) SolarWinds Orion
8 19 (1.27%) Microsoft Clustering
8 19 (1.27%) Nagios
9 18 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
10 16 (1.07%) Cisco CME
11 15 (1.00%) Cisco CUCM
11 15 (1.00%) HAProxy
12 13 (0.87%) NetBackup
13 11 (0.73%) WSUS
14 9 (0.60%) Cacti
14 9 (0.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 9 (0.60%) MOM
14 9 (0.60%) QRadar
15 8 (0.53%) EMC Navisphere
Vendors
1 1258 (83.98%) Cisco
2 725 (48.40%) CheckPoint
3 705 (47.06%) Juniper
4 453 (30.24%) Palo Alto
5 242 (16.15%) Blue Coat
6 232 (15.49%) Fortinet
7 231 (15.42%) VMware
8 220 (14.69%) Microsoft
9 148 (9.88%) SolarWinds
10 137 (9.15%) HP
11 136 (9.08%) Riverbed
12 110 (7.34%) Sourcefire
13 98 (6.54%) Citrix
14 93 (6.21%) Aruba
15 75 (5.01%) Brocade
15 75 (5.01%) Intel Security
16 65 (4.34%) Forcepoint
17 62 (4.14%) Extreme Networks
18 61 (4.07%) SonicWALL
19 57 (3.81%) WatchGuard
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NCC Group
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Cardiff, South Glamorgan
GM Financial
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
GM Financial
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Orpington, Kent
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Malling, Kent
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £75000 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum + Car, quarterly bonus, training
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Worcester, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
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Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
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Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
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Square One Resources
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + shift bonus
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Rullion
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45600 per annum + ben
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Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + shift allowance+ben
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Central London / West End
Russell King Associates
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum 27 days annual leave, spot bonuses,
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Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
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2M Employment Solutions
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