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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 76 63 68
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Permanent jobs citing F5 4 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.54% 1.66% 0.73%
As % of the Vendors category 0.87% 2.71% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
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
458 406 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 61.64% 61.24% 56.85%
Number of salaries quoted 327 311 274
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,300 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 August 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) CCNA
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) CCNP
2 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 4 (80.00%) Firmware
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 4 (80.00%) CCSA
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) HNC
2 4 (80.00%) CCSE
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 4 (80.00%) Change Control
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (20.00%) Puppet
4 1 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) FirePass

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) FirePass
3 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (20.00%) Redis
1 1 (20.00%) Infinispan
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Firmware
2 1 (20.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
1 4 (80.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CCNA
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) CCNP
2 4 (80.00%) CCSA
2 4 (80.00%) HNC
2 4 (80.00%) CCSE
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) RHCT
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (20.00%) MCITP
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (20.00%) Meraki
4 1 (20.00%) Avaya
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Websense