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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 222 188 -
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 6 27 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.11% 0.51% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.37% 1.79% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 0
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
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
1613 1511 1433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.35% 28.52% 27.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1041 1090 1140
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -11 5 £47,500 -24.00% 1
BIG-IP
South East

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 24 (100.00%) Cisco
1 24 (100.00%) F5
2 21 (87.50%) TCP/IP
3 20 (83.33%) DNS
3 20 (83.33%) Juniper
3 20 (83.33%) Network Security
3 20 (83.33%) Firewall
4 19 (79.17%) SSL
4 19 (79.17%) OSPF
4 19 (79.17%) BGP
4 19 (79.17%) VPN
5 18 (75.00%) EIGRP
6 16 (66.67%) Problem Management
7 14 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (58.33%) CCNP
8 12 (50.00%) Wireshark
9 11 (45.83%) NetScout
9 11 (45.83%) tcpdump
10 9 (37.50%) Line Management
10 9 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (33.33%) CheckPoint
12 5 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (16.67%) FWSM
13 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
13 4 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (16.67%) ITIL
14 3 (12.50%) LAN
14 3 (12.50%) WLAN
14 3 (12.50%) WAN
14 3 (12.50%) CCIP

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Communications & Networking
1 21 (87.50%) TCP/IP
2 20 (83.33%) DNS
2 20 (83.33%) Network Security
2 20 (83.33%) Firewall
3 19 (79.17%) SSL
3 19 (79.17%) OSPF
3 19 (79.17%) BGP
3 19 (79.17%) VPN
4 18 (75.00%) EIGRP
5 12 (50.00%) Wireshark
6 11 (45.83%) tcpdump
7 5 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (16.67%) FWSM
9 3 (12.50%) LAN
9 3 (12.50%) WLAN
9 3 (12.50%) WAN
9 3 (12.50%) Nortel Alteon
10 2 (8.33%) Wireless
11 1 (4.17%) HTTPS
11 1 (4.17%) SMTP
General
1 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 22 (91.67%) Network Engineer
2 20 (83.33%) Security Engineer
3 19 (79.17%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Network Designer
4 3 (12.50%) Designer
5 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Security Designer
5 1 (4.17%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Network Support
5 1 (4.17%) IP Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Security Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 9 (37.50%) Line Management
3 4 (16.67%) ITIL
4 3 (12.50%) Network Design
5 1 (4.17%) CRM
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.17%) Deep Packet Inspection
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (58.33%) CCNP
2 4 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (12.50%) CCIP
3 3 (12.50%) CCDA
3 3 (12.50%) CCDP
4 2 (8.33%) CCNA
5 1 (4.17%) CISSP
5 1 (4.17%) CCSA
5 1 (4.17%) CCSE
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco
1 24 (100.00%) F5
2 20 (83.33%) Juniper
3 11 (45.83%) NetScout
4 8 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 3 (12.50%) Nortel
5 3 (12.50%) Aruba
6 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat
Wokingham, Berkshire
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
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Salary: £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 26 days ago