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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 64 67 73
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Permanent jobs citing F5 3 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.53% 1.84% 1.04%
As % of the Vendors category 1.02% 2.96% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 1
Average salary - £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
294 371 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 51.67% 61.94% 45.31%
Number of salaries quoted 229 250 264
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 27 November 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 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) CheckPoint
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (57.14%) CCNA
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) Migration
4 3 (42.86%) Firmware
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (42.86%) Change Control
4 3 (42.86%) CCSA
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) Blue Coat
4 3 (42.86%) CCSE
4 3 (42.86%) Sourcefire
4 3 (42.86%) Crossbeam
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (42.86%) Network Security
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 2000
4 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) Solaris
4 3 (42.86%) HNC
4 3 (42.86%) UNIX
4 3 (42.86%) Juniper
4 3 (42.86%) CCNP
4 3 (42.86%) SLA

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (14.29%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (42.86%) Network Security
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 1 (14.29%) Redis
1 1 (14.29%) Infinispan
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Network Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Security Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 2000
2 3 (42.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Change Control
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 2 (28.57%) Coaching
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CCNA
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) HNC
2 3 (42.86%) CCNP
2 3 (42.86%) CCSA
2 3 (42.86%) CCSE
3 1 (14.29%) RHCT
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (14.29%) MCITP
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (14.29%) RHCSA
3 1 (14.29%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) MCSA
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Firmware
2 1 (14.29%) Nmap
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) CheckPoint
3 3 (42.86%) Juniper
3 3 (42.86%) Blue Coat
3 3 (42.86%) Sourcefire
3 3 (42.86%) Crossbeam
4 1 (14.29%) Riverbed
4 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
4 1 (14.29%) Meraki
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) VMware