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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 55 75 69
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -6
Permanent jobs citing F5 6 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.29% 0.52% 1.63%
As % of the Vendors category 2.60% 0.82% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 5
Average salary - £51,250 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.58%
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
231 487 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 49.78% 63.83% 64.04%
Number of salaries quoted 197 371 337
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,587 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.96% -

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 7 July 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 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 12 (75.00%) Juniper
1 12 (75.00%) Firewall
2 11 (68.75%) Cisco
3 9 (56.25%) CheckPoint
4 7 (43.75%) OSPF
4 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (43.75%) Linux
4 7 (43.75%) LAN
4 7 (43.75%) WAN
4 7 (43.75%) Degree
5 6 (37.50%) Fortinet
5 6 (37.50%) Product Management
5 6 (37.50%) UNIX
5 6 (37.50%) BGP
5 6 (37.50%) Project Management
5 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (37.50%) Blue Coat
6 5 (31.25%) MPLS
6 5 (31.25%) ITIL
6 5 (31.25%) CCIE
6 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing
7 4 (25.00%) BIG-IP
7 4 (25.00%) Network Security
7 4 (25.00%) IPv6
7 4 (25.00%) CCNA
7 4 (25.00%) SSL
7 4 (25.00%) VPN
7 4 (25.00%) Ethernet
7 4 (25.00%) VMware

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
1 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
1 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 12 (75.00%) Firewall
2 7 (43.75%) OSPF
2 7 (43.75%) LAN
2 7 (43.75%) WAN
3 6 (37.50%) BGP
4 5 (31.25%) MPLS
5 4 (25.00%) Network Security
5 4 (25.00%) BIG-IP
5 4 (25.00%) Ethernet
5 4 (25.00%) VPN
5 4 (25.00%) SSL
5 4 (25.00%) IPv6
6 3 (18.75%) DWDM
6 3 (18.75%) VoIP
6 3 (18.75%) IPsec
6 3 (18.75%) SSH
6 3 (18.75%) EIGRP
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (18.75%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
1 1 (6.25%) Redis
1 1 (6.25%) Infinispan
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (18.75%) Banking
1 3 (18.75%) Billing
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Security Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Designer
2 3 (18.75%) Network Designer
2 3 (18.75%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) PKI
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Smart Meter
2 1 (6.25%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) UNIX
3 1 (6.25%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Project Management
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (37.50%) Product Management
2 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
3 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
3 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
3 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
3 3 (18.75%) Network Design
3 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (18.75%) Business Continuity
4 2 (12.50%) Network Management
4 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) Validation
5 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
5 1 (6.25%) Change Control
5 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) Perl
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
1 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (31.25%) CCIE
3 4 (25.00%) CCNA
4 3 (18.75%) CCDE
4 3 (18.75%) OSCP
4 3 (18.75%) CCNP
4 3 (18.75%) Check Point Certification
4 3 (18.75%) CCSE
5 1 (6.25%) RHCT
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (6.25%) MCITP
5 1 (6.25%) MCSE
5 1 (6.25%) MCSA
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (6.25%) RHCSA
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) VMware ESX
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) vMotion
2 1 (6.25%) Nmap
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Juniper
2 11 (68.75%) Cisco
3 9 (56.25%) CheckPoint
4 6 (37.50%) Blue Coat
4 6 (37.50%) Fortinet
5 4 (25.00%) VMware
6 3 (18.75%) Aruba
6 3 (18.75%) BT
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
7 1 (6.25%) Riverbed