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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 103 119 134
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +15
Permanent jobs citing F5 124 109 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.13% 1.95% 1.60%
As % of the Vendors category 4.10% 3.75% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 100 74 88
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,925 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
3025 2906 2784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.90% 51.97% 50.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2046 2131 2321
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014. 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 +20 80 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Slough +16 13 £70,000 +56.42%
Bracknell 0 7 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Newbury +12 2 £55,000 -
F5
South East

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

1 206 (75.18%) Cisco
2 185 (67.52%) Firewall
3 166 (60.58%) Juniper
4 123 (44.89%) CheckPoint
5 117 (42.70%) Network Security
6 96 (35.04%) TCP/IP
7 76 (27.74%) DNS
8 75 (27.37%) Cisco Certification
9 72 (26.28%) SSL
10 71 (25.91%) OSPF
11 70 (25.55%) Windows
12 67 (24.45%) VPN
13 65 (23.72%) CCNP
13 65 (23.72%) BGP
14 62 (22.63%) Blue Coat
15 60 (21.90%) ITIL
16 58 (21.17%) Internet
16 58 (21.17%) Load Balancing
17 56 (20.44%) Finance
18 54 (19.71%) Network Design
19 50 (18.25%) UNIX
20 49 (17.88%) WAN
21 46 (16.79%) MPLS
22 45 (16.42%) Cisco ASA
23 43 (15.69%) IPsec
24 41 (14.96%) SMTP
25 39 (14.23%) BIG-IP
26 38 (13.87%) HP
26 38 (13.87%) VMware
27 37 (13.50%) LAN

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 27 (9.85%) IIS
2 16 (5.84%) WebSphere
3 14 (5.11%) MS Exchange
4 11 (4.01%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (4.01%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (4.01%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (2.92%) Apache
6 2 (0.73%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.36%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.36%) Lync
7 1 (0.36%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (4.01%) MS Office
1 11 (4.01%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.28%) SaaS
2 1 (0.36%) PaaS
2 1 (0.36%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 185 (67.52%) Firewall
2 117 (42.70%) Network Security
3 96 (35.04%) TCP/IP
4 76 (27.74%) DNS
5 72 (26.28%) SSL
6 71 (25.91%) OSPF
7 67 (24.45%) VPN
8 65 (23.72%) BGP
9 58 (21.17%) Internet
10 49 (17.88%) WAN
11 46 (16.79%) MPLS
12 45 (16.42%) Cisco ASA
13 43 (15.69%) IPsec
14 41 (14.96%) SMTP
15 39 (14.23%) BIG-IP
16 37 (13.50%) LAN
17 35 (12.77%) DHCP
17 35 (12.77%) EIGRP
18 34 (12.41%) Cisco Nexus
19 31 (11.31%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
General
1 56 (20.44%) Finance
2 31 (11.31%) Telecoms
3 16 (5.84%) German Language
4 11 (4.01%) Retail
5 8 (2.92%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.55%) Billing
7 6 (2.19%) French Language
8 1 (0.36%) Legal
Job Titles
1 81 (29.56%) Network Engineer
2 61 (22.26%) Security Engineer
3 39 (14.23%) Consultant
4 32 (11.68%) Architect
5 30 (10.95%) Network Security Engineer
6 26 (9.49%) Security Consultant
7 23 (8.39%) Network Consultant
8 21 (7.66%) Network Architect
9 18 (6.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 18 (6.57%) Network Security Consultant
10 16 (5.84%) Senior Security Engineer
11 15 (5.47%) Senior Network Engineer
11 15 (5.47%) Design Engineer
12 14 (5.11%) Server Engineer
12 14 (5.11%) IP Engineer
12 14 (5.11%) Senior Design Engineer
13 13 (4.74%) Senior Architect
13 13 (4.74%) Senior Network Architect
14 12 (4.38%) Team Leader
14 12 (4.38%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.84%) SOAP
2 7 (2.55%) HTML
3 4 (1.46%) XML
4 2 (0.73%) .NET
5 1 (0.36%) CSS
5 1 (0.36%) MSMQ
5 1 (0.36%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.36%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.84%) Smartphone
2 8 (2.92%) Firmware
2 8 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.55%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.46%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (1.46%) CLARiiON
4 4 (1.46%) Clustering
5 2 (0.73%) Cryptography
5 2 (0.73%) SecurID
5 2 (0.73%) PKI
5 2 (0.73%) Replication
5 2 (0.73%) Statistics
5 2 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.36%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.36%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 70 (25.55%) Windows
2 50 (18.25%) UNIX
3 30 (10.95%) Linux
4 25 (9.12%) Solaris
5 23 (8.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (6.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (5.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (4.74%) Windows 2000
9 4 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (21.90%) ITIL
2 58 (21.17%) Load Balancing
3 54 (19.71%) Network Design
4 33 (12.04%) Kalman Filter
5 29 (10.58%) Network Management
5 29 (10.58%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (10.22%) Data Security
7 26 (9.49%) Change Management
8 23 (8.39%) Capacity Management
9 20 (7.30%) Coaching
10 16 (5.84%) Mentoring
11 14 (5.11%) Change Control
11 14 (5.11%) ERP
12 12 (4.38%) Supplier Management
13 11 (4.01%) Service Delivery
13 11 (4.01%) Product Management
14 10 (3.65%) Information Security
14 10 (3.65%) Scrum
14 10 (3.65%) B2B
14 10 (3.65%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.01%) Perl
2 10 (3.65%) C
3 8 (2.92%) C++
3 8 (2.92%) PowerShell
4 7 (2.55%) Shell Script
4 7 (2.55%) Java
5 6 (2.19%) SQL
6 5 (1.82%) VB
7 3 (1.09%) Python
7 3 (1.09%) Tcl
7 3 (1.09%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.09%) C#
7 3 (1.09%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 75 (27.37%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (23.72%) CCNP
3 33 (12.04%) CCSE
4 32 (11.68%) CCSA
5 29 (10.58%) Security Cleared
6 26 (9.49%) SC Cleared
7 25 (9.12%) CISSP
8 22 (8.03%) CCNA
9 19 (6.93%) JNCIA
10 16 (5.84%) CCIE
11 13 (4.74%) CCIP
12 8 (2.92%) Degree
13 7 (2.55%) CCDA
13 7 (2.55%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (2.19%) CCDP
15 5 (1.82%) MCSE
15 5 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 4 (1.46%) CCSP
16 4 (1.46%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (12.77%) PCI DSS
2 24 (8.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 13 (4.74%) SLA
4 10 (3.65%) QA
5 9 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (1.82%) COBIT
7 4 (1.46%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 36 (13.14%) Active Directory
2 24 (8.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (8.76%) VMware ESXi
3 12 (4.38%) ProxySG
4 11 (4.01%) ISA Server
5 7 (2.55%) KVM
6 6 (2.19%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 25 (9.12%) SCCM
2 20 (7.30%) FortiGate
3 18 (6.57%) ARCserve
4 16 (5.84%) HP NNM
4 16 (5.84%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 206 (75.18%) Cisco
2 166 (60.58%) Juniper
3 123 (44.89%) CheckPoint
4 62 (22.63%) Blue Coat
5 38 (13.87%) VMware
5 38 (13.87%) HP
6 36 (13.14%) Websense
7 21 (7.66%) Sourcefire
8 19 (6.93%) McAfee
9 18 (6.57%) ServiceNow
10 17 (6.20%) Fortinet
11 13 (4.74%) Crossbeam
12 12 (4.38%) EMC
12 12 (4.38%) Nokia
13 11 (4.01%) Microsoft
13 11 (4.01%) Oracle
14 9 (3.28%) Riverbed
15 8 (2.92%) Sun
16 7 (2.55%) Dell
17 6 (2.19%) IBM
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