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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 91 97 148
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +51
Permanent jobs citing F5 128 126 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.57% 2.25% 1.41%
As % of the Vendors category 5.03% 4.50% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 71 94 53
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.71% +0.52%
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
2543 2798 2869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.04% 49.88% 51.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1841 1919 2176
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing F5 across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

F5 Salary Histogram in Berkshire

F5
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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 +23 81 £57,500 +15.00% 6
Slough -8 13 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Maidenhead - 11 £67,500 - 1
Bracknell 0 10 £47,000 -6.00%
Newbury +14 2 £62,500 +13.63% 1
F5
South East

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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.

1 235 (84.84%) Cisco
2 195 (70.40%) Firewall
3 173 (62.45%) Juniper
4 167 (60.29%) Cisco Certification
5 157 (56.68%) CheckPoint
6 107 (38.63%) BGP
7 106 (38.27%) CCNP
8 97 (35.02%) TCP/IP
9 95 (34.30%) MPLS
10 91 (32.85%) OSPF
11 83 (29.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 82 (29.60%) CCIE
13 71 (25.63%) Blue Coat
14 68 (24.55%) Cisco ASA
15 63 (22.74%) Cisco Nexus
16 58 (20.94%) ITIL
17 56 (20.22%) Network Security
18 54 (19.49%) CCNA
19 53 (19.13%) Linux
19 53 (19.13%) Cisco IOS
20 52 (18.77%) BIG-IP
21 50 (18.05%) Load Balancing
22 49 (17.69%) Telecoms
22 49 (17.69%) Cisco PIX
23 45 (16.25%) CCSE
24 44 (15.88%) VMware
25 43 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
26 42 (15.16%) Windows
27 40 (14.44%) UNIX
27 40 (14.44%) LAN

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 12 (4.33%) IIS
2 6 (2.17%) Apache
3 2 (0.72%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.36%) Eucalyptus
4 1 (0.36%) Lync
4 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.36%) CMS
4 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (3.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.08%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.81%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.53%) PaaS
2 6 (2.17%) IaaS
3 3 (1.08%) SaaS
4 2 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.36%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 195 (70.40%) Firewall
2 107 (38.63%) BGP
3 97 (35.02%) TCP/IP
4 95 (34.30%) MPLS
5 91 (32.85%) OSPF
6 83 (29.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 68 (24.55%) Cisco ASA
8 63 (22.74%) Cisco Nexus
9 56 (20.22%) Network Security
10 53 (19.13%) Cisco IOS
11 52 (18.77%) BIG-IP
12 49 (17.69%) Cisco PIX
13 40 (14.44%) LAN
14 38 (13.72%) NX-OS
15 37 (13.36%) WAN
16 36 (13.00%) Wireless
17 35 (12.64%) VPN
17 35 (12.64%) DNS
18 32 (11.55%) VPLS
18 32 (11.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.69%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.53%) MySQL
3 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.36%) OLTP
3 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
General
1 49 (17.69%) Telecoms
2 9 (3.25%) Finance
3 7 (2.53%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.81%) French Language
4 5 (1.81%) German Language
5 3 (1.08%) Back Office
6 2 (0.72%) Retail
6 2 (0.72%) Billing
7 1 (0.36%) Marketing
7 1 (0.36%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 97 (35.02%) Network Engineer
2 62 (22.38%) Consultant
3 47 (16.97%) Security Engineer
4 39 (14.08%) Senior Consultant
5 30 (10.83%) Analyst
6 29 (10.47%) Senior Network Engineer
7 27 (9.75%) Architect
8 22 (7.94%) Network Consultant
8 22 (7.94%) Security Analyst
9 21 (7.58%) Network Security Engineer
10 19 (6.86%) Network Analyst
11 18 (6.50%) Network Architect
11 18 (6.50%) Senior Network Consultant
12 17 (6.14%) Security Consultant
12 17 (6.14%) Technical Consultant
13 14 (5.05%) Support Engineer
14 12 (4.33%) Network Support
15 11 (3.97%) Senior Technical Consultant
15 11 (3.97%) Network Support Engineer
15 11 (3.97%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.58%) CSS
2 7 (2.53%) LAMP
3 3 (1.08%) SOAP
4 1 (0.36%) Web Services
4 1 (0.36%) XSD
4 1 (0.36%) WSDL
4 1 (0.36%) Middleware
4 1 (0.36%) Java EE
4 1 (0.36%) JSON
4 1 (0.36%) REST
4 1 (0.36%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 36 (13.00%) Data Centre
2 19 (6.86%) Statistics
3 15 (5.42%) Computer Science
4 12 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.53%) Smartphone
6 5 (1.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (1.81%) HP Storage
7 4 (1.44%) Replication
8 3 (1.08%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.08%) FlexPod
8 3 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.36%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.36%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.36%) Clustering
9 1 (0.36%) PKI
9 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 53 (19.13%) Linux
2 42 (15.16%) Windows
3 40 (14.44%) UNIX
4 29 (10.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (10.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (8.66%) Solaris
7 22 (7.94%) Windows 2000
8 12 (4.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (2.17%) CentOS
10 1 (0.36%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (20.94%) ITIL
2 50 (18.05%) Load Balancing
3 43 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (9.39%) Network Management
5 23 (8.30%) Service Delivery
6 19 (6.86%) Information Security
6 19 (6.86%) Network Design
7 11 (3.97%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (3.97%) Mentoring
8 10 (3.61%) Coaching
8 10 (3.61%) Project Management
9 8 (2.89%) Incident Management
9 8 (2.89%) Network Monitoring
10 7 (2.53%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (2.17%) PRINCE2
11 6 (2.17%) Identity Management
12 5 (1.81%) GAP Analysis
12 5 (1.81%) Kalman Filter
12 5 (1.81%) Converged Infrastructure
12 5 (1.81%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (6.50%) Perl
2 12 (4.33%) SQL
3 6 (2.17%) PHP
4 3 (1.08%) Python
5 2 (0.72%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.36%) Korn
6 1 (0.36%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.36%) C
6 1 (0.36%) Java
Qualifications
1 167 (60.29%) Cisco Certification
2 106 (38.27%) CCNP
3 82 (29.60%) CCIE
4 54 (19.49%) CCNA
5 45 (16.25%) CCSE
6 33 (11.91%) CCSA
7 23 (8.30%) Security Cleared
8 22 (7.94%) SC Cleared
9 21 (7.58%) Degree
9 21 (7.58%) Check Point Certification
10 17 (6.14%) CISSP
11 11 (3.97%) CCSP
12 7 (2.53%) CCDP
13 6 (2.17%) MCSE
13 6 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (2.17%) JNCIP
14 5 (1.81%) JNCIE
14 5 (1.81%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.58%) SLA
2 2 (0.72%) QA
3 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.36%) BS7799
3 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.36%) COBIT
System Software
1 31 (11.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (4.33%) ProxySG
3 10 (3.61%) Active Directory
3 10 (3.61%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.81%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.36%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 21 (7.58%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.08%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (0.72%) HP NNM
3 2 (0.72%) SCCM
4 1 (0.36%) SCOM
4 1 (0.36%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 235 (84.84%) Cisco
2 173 (62.45%) Juniper
3 157 (56.68%) CheckPoint
4 71 (25.63%) Blue Coat
5 44 (15.88%) VMware
6 35 (12.64%) Riverbed
7 30 (10.83%) HP
8 28 (10.11%) Sourcefire
9 25 (9.03%) Nokia
10 24 (8.66%) Crossbeam
11 22 (7.94%) Fortinet
12 15 (5.42%) Microsoft
13 13 (4.69%) Oracle
14 12 (4.33%) Websense
15 9 (3.25%) Brocade
15 9 (3.25%) McAfee
15 9 (3.25%) Dell
16 8 (2.89%) Mitel
16 8 (2.89%) ProCurve
16 8 (2.89%) Aruba
Reading, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
NS Consultants
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough
CPS Group
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 8 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 11 days ago
Maidenhead
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago