The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within F5 Networks, Inc.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 97 123 109
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -14
Permanent jobs citing F5 102 128 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.47% 2.15% 2.17%
As % of the Vendors category 4.80% 4.13% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 47 114 110
Median salary £55,000 £47,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.02% -10.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,400 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £61,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
F5
South East

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

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2124 3102 3114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.48% 51.99% 53.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1628 2505 2088
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing F5 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

F5
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing F5 across the Berkshire region.

F5 Salary Trend in Berkshire

F5
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing F5 across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

F5 Salary Histogram in Berkshire

F5
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +20 78 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Maidenhead +1 9 £60,000 -
Bracknell +15 4 £50,000 +6.38%
F5
South East

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT jobs citing F5 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for F5.

1 175 (81.02%) Cisco
2 146 (67.59%) Juniper
3 137 (63.43%) Firewall
4 131 (60.65%) CheckPoint
5 109 (50.46%) Linux
6 105 (48.61%) Palo Alto
7 94 (43.52%) TCP/IP
8 92 (42.59%) Blue Coat
9 83 (38.43%) Unix
10 78 (36.11%) Cisco Certification
11 73 (33.80%) Windows
12 59 (27.31%) CCNP
13 58 (26.85%) Solaris
13 58 (26.85%) MPLS
14 57 (26.39%) ITIL
15 54 (25.00%) Risk Management
16 52 (24.07%) Sourcefire
17 51 (23.61%) Windows Server 2008
17 51 (23.61%) Windows 2000
17 51 (23.61%) Windows Server 2003
18 50 (23.15%) Cisco ASA
19 46 (21.30%) Network Security
20 45 (20.83%) German Language
21 44 (20.37%) Crossbeam
22 40 (18.52%) VPN
22 40 (18.52%) Information Security
23 38 (17.59%) BIG-IP
24 35 (16.20%) BGP
25 34 (15.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
26 31 (14.35%) Data Centre

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (4.63%) Apache
2 8 (3.70%) IIS
3 3 (1.39%) SAS
3 3 (1.39%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.93%) JBoss
4 2 (0.93%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.46%) nginx
5 1 (0.46%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
1 9 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 6 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.24%) SaaS
2 4 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 137 (63.43%) Firewall
2 94 (43.52%) TCP/IP
3 58 (26.85%) MPLS
4 50 (23.15%) Cisco ASA
5 46 (21.30%) Network Security
6 40 (18.52%) VPN
7 38 (17.59%) BIG-IP
8 35 (16.20%) BGP
9 34 (15.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 31 (14.35%) OSPF
11 30 (13.89%) Cisco Nexus
12 28 (12.96%) Cisco PIX
13 25 (11.57%) SSL
14 23 (10.65%) HTTP
15 21 (9.72%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 21 (9.72%) VLAN
16 20 (9.26%) Internet
16 20 (9.26%) tcpdump
16 20 (9.26%) Wireshark
17 19 (8.80%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Ant
1 1 (0.46%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 45 (20.83%) German Language
2 27 (12.50%) French Language
3 12 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 12 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.85%) Finance
5 3 (1.39%) Back Office
6 1 (0.46%) Billing
6 1 (0.46%) Electronics
6 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.46%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 93 (43.06%) Security Engineer
2 90 (41.67%) Network Engineer
3 50 (23.15%) Juniper Engineer
4 39 (18.06%) Linux Engineer
5 29 (13.43%) Senior Security Engineer
6 28 (12.96%) Network Security Engineer
6 28 (12.96%) Senior Network Engineer
7 26 (12.04%) Support Engineer
8 23 (10.65%) Cisco Engineer
9 22 (10.19%) Network Support
9 22 (10.19%) Network Support Engineer
10 21 (9.72%) Consultant
10 21 (9.72%) Security Consultant
11 17 (7.87%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 14 (6.48%) Switch Engineer
13 11 (5.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 11 (5.09%) Senior Cisco Engineer
14 10 (4.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 10 (4.63%) Security Support Engineer
15 8 (3.70%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.24%) HTML
1 7 (3.24%) XML
2 6 (2.78%) 802.1X
3 4 (1.85%) SAML
4 3 (1.39%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.93%) J2EE
5 2 (0.93%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.35%) Data Centre
2 13 (6.02%) Security Operations Centre
3 11 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.17%) Clustering
5 7 (3.24%) Virtual Team
6 6 (2.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 6 (2.78%) Statistics
7 5 (2.31%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.85%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.39%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.39%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.39%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.39%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.93%) FlexPod
10 2 (0.93%) Replication
11 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 109 (50.46%) Linux
2 83 (38.43%) Unix
3 73 (33.80%) Windows
4 58 (26.85%) Solaris
5 51 (23.61%) Windows 2000
5 51 (23.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 51 (23.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.93%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.46%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (26.39%) ITIL
2 54 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 40 (18.52%) Information Security
4 31 (14.35%) Service Delivery
5 26 (12.04%) Load Balancing
6 23 (10.65%) Network Design
7 21 (9.72%) Change Management
8 18 (8.33%) Problem Management
9 17 (7.87%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 17 (7.87%) Trend Analysis
10 15 (6.94%) Security Operations
11 14 (6.48%) Kalman Filter
12 10 (4.63%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (4.63%) Identity Management
12 10 (4.63%) Validation
13 8 (3.70%) Change Control
13 8 (3.70%) Time Management
14 7 (3.24%) Content Management
14 7 (3.24%) Network Load Balancing
14 7 (3.24%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (8.80%) Perl
1 19 (8.80%) Python
2 18 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 9 (4.17%) Ruby
4 8 (3.70%) Java
5 5 (2.31%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.85%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 78 (36.11%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (27.31%) CCNP
3 30 (13.89%) CCIE
4 18 (8.33%) CCSE
5 15 (6.94%) CCNA
6 13 (6.02%) JNCIS
7 12 (5.56%) JNCIA
8 10 (4.63%) CCSP
9 9 (4.17%) Degree
9 9 (4.17%) JNCIP
9 9 (4.17%) Security Cleared
10 8 (3.70%) SC Cleared
11 6 (2.78%) CCVP
12 4 (1.85%) CCDA
12 4 (1.85%) JNCIE
13 3 (1.39%) CISSP
14 1 (0.46%) CCSA
14 1 (0.46%) CEH
14 1 (0.46%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.19%) SLA
2 4 (1.85%) HIPAA
2 4 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.39%) SAS 70
System Software
1 17 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (4.63%) Firmware
3 7 (3.24%) Hyper-V
3 7 (3.24%) iptables
3 7 (3.24%) ProxySG
3 7 (3.24%) vSphere
4 4 (1.85%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.39%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (2.31%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (1.85%) Puppet
3 3 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.93%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.93%) Nagios
5 1 (0.46%) Ansible
5 1 (0.46%) Cacti
5 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 175 (81.02%) Cisco
2 146 (67.59%) Juniper
3 131 (60.65%) CheckPoint
4 105 (48.61%) Palo Alto
5 92 (42.59%) Blue Coat
6 52 (24.07%) Sourcefire
7 44 (20.37%) Crossbeam
8 22 (10.19%) VMware
9 20 (9.26%) HP
10 19 (8.80%) Fortinet
11 13 (6.02%) NetScout
11 13 (6.02%) Red Hat
12 12 (5.56%) Foundry
13 11 (5.09%) Brocade
13 11 (5.09%) Citrix
13 11 (5.09%) Microsoft
14 7 (3.24%) Egenera
14 7 (3.24%) Intel Security
14 7 (3.24%) Sun
14 7 (3.24%) TippingPoint
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