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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 130 146 119
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -27
Permanent jobs citing F5 96 78 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.77% 1.43% 2.18%
As % of the Vendors category 3.45% 2.81% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 79 60 106
Average salary £52,000 £56,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +17.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £46,900 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
2784 2774 2842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.20% 50.92% 53.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2055 1993 2160
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 -1 59 £50,000 -13.04% 5
Slough - 19 £60,000 - 2
Bracknell -1 11 £42,000 -11.57%
Maidenhead - 9 - -
Ascot - 1 £60,000 -
F5
South East

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 199 (88.84%) Cisco
2 168 (75.00%) Firewall
3 134 (59.82%) Juniper
4 110 (49.11%) CheckPoint
5 109 (48.66%) Cisco Certification
6 89 (39.73%) CCNP
7 75 (33.48%) Network Security
8 69 (30.80%) Cisco ASA
9 66 (29.46%) BGP
10 63 (28.13%) TCP/IP
11 56 (25.00%) OSPF
12 54 (24.11%) CCIE
13 44 (19.64%) DNS
13 44 (19.64%) MPLS
14 40 (17.86%) ITIL
15 38 (16.96%) Windows
16 37 (16.52%) SSL
16 37 (16.52%) Blue Coat
16 37 (16.52%) CCSE
17 36 (16.07%) VPN
18 35 (15.63%) Linux
19 34 (15.18%) VMware
19 34 (15.18%) Cisco Nexus
20 30 (13.39%) Telecoms
20 30 (13.39%) Security Cleared
20 30 (13.39%) Load Balancing
20 30 (13.39%) Network Design
20 30 (13.39%) UNIX
21 29 (12.95%) WAN
22 28 (12.50%) EIGRP

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 19 (8.48%) IIS
2 9 (4.02%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (3.57%) Apache
4 7 (3.13%) Lync
5 2 (0.89%) CMS
5 2 (0.89%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.45%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (4.02%) MS Office
1 9 (4.02%) MS Excel
1 9 (4.02%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.57%) SaaS
2 4 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.89%) PaaS
3 2 (0.89%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 168 (75.00%) Firewall
2 75 (33.48%) Network Security
3 69 (30.80%) Cisco ASA
4 66 (29.46%) BGP
5 63 (28.13%) TCP/IP
6 56 (25.00%) OSPF
7 44 (19.64%) DNS
7 44 (19.64%) MPLS
8 37 (16.52%) SSL
9 36 (16.07%) VPN
10 34 (15.18%) Cisco Nexus
11 29 (12.95%) WAN
12 28 (12.50%) BIG-IP
12 28 (12.50%) Wireless
12 28 (12.50%) EIGRP
13 25 (11.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 25 (11.16%) Cisco PIX
14 20 (8.93%) LAN
14 20 (8.93%) SAN
15 18 (8.04%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.13%) MySQL
1 7 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 30 (13.39%) Telecoms
2 25 (11.16%) Finance
3 5 (2.23%) Retail
4 1 (0.45%) Billing
4 1 (0.45%) French Language
4 1 (0.45%) Legal
4 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 86 (38.39%) Network Engineer
2 50 (22.32%) Security Engineer
3 29 (12.95%) Network Security Engineer
4 28 (12.50%) Consultant
5 25 (11.16%) Architect
5 25 (11.16%) Senior Network Engineer
6 21 (9.38%) Network Architect
7 17 (7.59%) Analyst
8 14 (6.25%) Security Analyst
8 14 (6.25%) Senior Network Architect
8 14 (6.25%) Senior Architect
9 12 (5.36%) Network Security Analyst
9 12 (5.36%) Network Analyst
10 10 (4.46%) Team Leader
10 10 (4.46%) Security Consultant
10 10 (4.46%) Network Team Leader
11 9 (4.02%) Network Consultant
12 8 (3.57%) Senior Consultant
12 8 (3.57%) Support Engineer
12 8 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.13%) LAMP
2 6 (2.68%) HTML
3 2 (0.89%) CGI
4 1 (0.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.02%) CLARiiON
3 6 (2.68%) Clustering
3 6 (2.68%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.34%) Replication
5 2 (0.89%) PMI
5 2 (0.89%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 38 (16.96%) Windows
2 35 (15.63%) Linux
3 30 (13.39%) UNIX
4 19 (8.48%) Solaris
5 17 (7.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (7.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (6.25%) Windows 2000
7 11 (4.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (2.68%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (17.86%) ITIL
2 30 (13.39%) Network Design
2 30 (13.39%) Load Balancing
3 27 (12.05%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (8.93%) Problem Management
5 17 (7.59%) Project Management
6 16 (7.14%) Change Management
7 15 (6.70%) Mentoring
8 11 (4.91%) Coaching
8 11 (4.91%) Line Management
8 11 (4.91%) Data Security
8 11 (4.91%) Information Security
9 10 (4.46%) Migration
9 10 (4.46%) Kalman Filter
10 8 (3.57%) SIEM
11 6 (2.68%) Product Management
11 6 (2.68%) Service Delivery
12 5 (2.23%) Asset Management
12 5 (2.23%) Supplier Management
12 5 (2.23%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 14 (6.25%) SQL
2 11 (4.91%) PHP
3 8 (3.57%) Shell Script
4 7 (3.13%) C
5 6 (2.68%) Java
6 5 (2.23%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.23%) C#
6 5 (2.23%) C++
6 5 (2.23%) Tcl
6 5 (2.23%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.79%) Perl
8 3 (1.34%) Python
9 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 109 (48.66%) Cisco Certification
2 89 (39.73%) CCNP
3 54 (24.11%) CCIE
4 37 (16.52%) CCSE
5 30 (13.39%) Security Cleared
6 25 (11.16%) CCSA
7 24 (10.71%) CCNA
8 22 (9.82%) SC Cleared
9 18 (8.04%) CCIP
10 12 (5.36%) Degree
11 9 (4.02%) CCDP
12 8 (3.57%) CCSP
13 7 (3.13%) CCDA
14 5 (2.23%) VCP4
15 4 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (1.79%) JNCIA
15 4 (1.79%) JNCIS
16 3 (1.34%) JNCIP
16 3 (1.34%) JNCIE
16 3 (1.34%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.48%) PCI DSS
2 17 (7.59%) SLA
3 9 (4.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (2.23%) COBIT
System Software
1 25 (11.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (8.93%) Active Directory
3 17 (7.59%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (4.46%) Hyper-V
5 9 (4.02%) ISA Server
6 6 (2.68%) VMware ESX
6 6 (2.68%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.89%) Firmware
8 1 (0.45%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (4.91%) SCCM
2 9 (4.02%) FortiGate
2 9 (4.02%) ARCserve
3 2 (0.89%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 199 (88.84%) Cisco
2 134 (59.82%) Juniper
3 110 (49.11%) CheckPoint
4 37 (16.52%) Blue Coat
5 34 (15.18%) VMware
6 27 (12.05%) HP
7 26 (11.61%) Nokia
8 19 (8.48%) Microsoft
9 18 (8.04%) Websense
10 16 (7.14%) McAfee
10 16 (7.14%) Sourcefire
11 15 (6.70%) EMC
12 14 (6.25%) Crossbeam
13 12 (5.36%) Fortinet
14 11 (4.91%) Aruba
14 11 (4.91%) NetScout
14 11 (4.91%) Riverbed
15 9 (4.02%) ServiceNow
16 7 (3.13%) Avaya
17 6 (2.68%) Huawei
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Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus, overtime
Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum £7,200 travel allowance + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Slough
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus, overtime
Posted: 22 days ago
Slough
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Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus
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