The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 54 81 69
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -12
Permanent jobs citing F5 6 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.28% 0.14% 1.44%
As % of the Vendors category 2.56% 0.22% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 10
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +2.10%
F5
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Vendors Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
234 445 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 50.11% 62.24% 63.98%
Number of salaries quoted 198 374 349
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing F5 across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

F5
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

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

F5 Salary Trend in Basingstoke

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing F5 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited F5.

1 12 (85.71%) Firewall
2 11 (78.57%) Cisco
3 10 (71.43%) TCP/IP
3 10 (71.43%) Juniper
4 9 (64.29%) CheckPoint
5 8 (57.14%) Linux
6 7 (50.00%) UNIX
6 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (50.00%) Blue Coat
6 7 (50.00%) Degree
7 6 (42.86%) Product Management
7 6 (42.86%) Fortinet
7 6 (42.86%) Project Management
7 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (28.57%) CCIE
8 4 (28.57%) CCNA
8 4 (28.57%) LAN
8 4 (28.57%) WAN
8 4 (28.57%) MPLS
8 4 (28.57%) OSPF
9 3 (21.43%) BGP
9 3 (21.43%) VMware
9 3 (21.43%) Ethernet
9 3 (21.43%) ITIL
9 3 (21.43%) IPv6
9 3 (21.43%) CCNP
9 3 (21.43%) VPN
9 3 (21.43%) SSL
9 3 (21.43%) SLA
9 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing F5 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited F5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) Firewall
2 10 (71.43%) TCP/IP
3 4 (28.57%) LAN
3 4 (28.57%) WAN
3 4 (28.57%) MPLS
3 4 (28.57%) OSPF
4 3 (21.43%) BGP
4 3 (21.43%) Ethernet
4 3 (21.43%) IPv6
4 3 (21.43%) VPN
4 3 (21.43%) SSL
4 3 (21.43%) Network Security
4 3 (21.43%) BIG-IP
5 2 (14.29%) SSH
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (14.29%) WAAS
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
1 1 (7.14%) Infinispan
1 1 (7.14%) Redis
1 1 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
General
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Billing
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Designer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) PKI
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Machine to Machine
2 1 (7.14%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Product Management
2 6 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
4 2 (14.29%) Network Design
4 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Network Management
4 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.14%) Validation
5 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) Perl
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
1 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Degree
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (28.57%) CCIE
3 4 (28.57%) CCNA
4 3 (21.43%) CCNP
5 2 (14.29%) CCDE
5 2 (14.29%) OSCP
5 2 (14.29%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (14.29%) CCSE
6 1 (7.14%) RHCT
6 1 (7.14%) MCSE
6 1 (7.14%) MCSA
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (7.14%) RHCSA
6 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (7.14%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (14.29%) VMware ESX
2 1 (7.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) vMotion
2 1 (7.14%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) Nmap
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Cisco
2 10 (71.43%) Juniper
3 9 (64.29%) CheckPoint
4 7 (50.00%) Blue Coat
5 6 (42.86%) Fortinet
6 3 (21.43%) VMware
7 2 (14.29%) BT
8 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
8 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
8 1 (7.14%) Aruba
8 1 (7.14%) Crossbeam
8 1 (7.14%) Riverbed
8 1 (7.14%) Sourcefire