The table below looks at the statistics for BIG-IP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 182 200 199
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -1
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 37 18 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.73% 0.32% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.76% 1.11% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 22 12 7
Average salary £63,750 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.50% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-7.00% -
BIG-IP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1340 1618 1616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.41% 29.00% 30.80%
Number of salaries quoted 842 1039 1242
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BIG-IP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BIG-IP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

BIG-IP
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

BIG-IP Salary Trend in Berkshire

BIG-IP
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BIG-IP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015.

BIG-IP Salary Histogram in Berkshire

BIG-IP
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BIG-IP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +12 21 £63,750 +41.66% 1
Maidenhead - 6 £67,500 - 1
Slough - 3 £62,500 -
BIG-IP
South East

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing BIG-IP 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 BIG-IP.

1 45 (97.83%) F5
2 43 (93.48%) CheckPoint
3 40 (86.96%) Firewall
3 40 (86.96%) Cisco
4 34 (73.91%) Network Security
5 32 (69.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 31 (67.39%) CCNP
6 31 (67.39%) Cisco Certification
7 30 (65.22%) BGP
8 27 (58.70%) TCP/IP
9 25 (54.35%) CCSA
9 25 (54.35%) CCSE
10 23 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
11 21 (45.65%) Cisco PIX
12 18 (39.13%) Cisco Nexus
13 17 (36.96%) CCIE
14 16 (34.78%) Nokia
15 15 (32.61%) OSPF
15 15 (32.61%) FortiGate
15 15 (32.61%) VPLS
16 13 (28.26%) Telecoms
17 12 (26.09%) DNS
18 10 (21.74%) CISSP
19 9 (19.57%) Juniper
19 9 (19.57%) 3G
19 9 (19.57%) MPLS
19 9 (19.57%) Business Intelligence
19 9 (19.57%) Broadband
19 9 (19.57%) WAN
20 8 (17.39%) LAN

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing BIG-IP 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 BIG-IP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.87%) IIS
Business Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 40 (86.96%) Firewall
2 34 (73.91%) Network Security
3 32 (69.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 30 (65.22%) BGP
5 27 (58.70%) TCP/IP
6 23 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
7 21 (45.65%) Cisco PIX
8 18 (39.13%) Cisco Nexus
9 15 (32.61%) OSPF
9 15 (32.61%) VPLS
10 12 (26.09%) DNS
11 9 (19.57%) 3G
11 9 (19.57%) MPLS
11 9 (19.57%) Broadband
11 9 (19.57%) WAN
12 8 (17.39%) LAN
12 8 (17.39%) RIP
12 8 (17.39%) Internet
12 8 (17.39%) Wireshark
13 7 (15.22%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (28.26%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.35%) Retail
2 2 (4.35%) Billing
3 1 (2.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (41.30%) Security Engineer
1 19 (41.30%) Network Engineer
2 16 (34.78%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Technical Account Manager
3 5 (10.87%) Technical Manager
3 5 (10.87%) Client Account Manager
3 5 (10.87%) Account Manager
4 4 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) IP Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Network Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Network Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Security Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Network Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Network Security Manager
7 1 (2.17%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Smartphone
2 5 (10.87%) Statistics
2 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.17%) Clustering
4 1 (2.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Windows
1 6 (13.04%) Linux
2 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (10.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (17.39%) Service Delivery
3 6 (13.04%) Problem Management
4 5 (10.87%) Incident Management
4 5 (10.87%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (10.87%) ITIL
4 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.52%) Project Management
6 2 (4.35%) CRM
6 2 (4.35%) Network Management
6 2 (4.35%) DDoS Mitigation
6 2 (4.35%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 2 (4.35%) Line Management
6 2 (4.35%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.17%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.17%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.17%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (67.39%) CCNP
1 31 (67.39%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (54.35%) CCSA
2 25 (54.35%) CCSE
3 17 (36.96%) CCIE
4 10 (21.74%) CISSP
5 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (10.87%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (10.87%) MCSE
6 3 (6.52%) CCNA
7 2 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) ProxySG
2 5 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (32.61%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 45 (97.83%) F5
2 43 (93.48%) CheckPoint
3 40 (86.96%) Cisco
4 16 (34.78%) Nokia
5 9 (19.57%) Juniper
6 8 (17.39%) Blue Coat
7 7 (15.22%) Oracle
8 5 (10.87%) VMware
9 4 (8.70%) Nortel
10 1 (2.17%) NetScout
10 1 (2.17%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.17%) Avaya
10 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
10 1 (2.17%) CA
Reading, Oxfordshire
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 25 days ago