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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 120 113 143
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +30
Permanent jobs citing F5 99 121 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.98% 2.04% 1.55%
As % of the Vendors category 3.96% 4.01% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 68 93 55
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,000 £46,750
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.67%
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
2503 3015 2883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 49.94% 50.77% 51.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1841 2068 2118
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £69,000 £67,500
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -9 66 £55,000 +10.00% 12
Slough -2 14 £55,000 -15.38% 2
Bracknell +14 8 £38,000 -25.85% 1
Maidenhead - 7 £67,500 -
Newbury +11 2 £62,500 +13.63% 1
F5
South East

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 212 (82.49%) Cisco
2 179 (69.65%) Firewall
3 159 (61.87%) Cisco Certification
4 154 (59.92%) Juniper
5 145 (56.42%) CheckPoint
6 101 (39.30%) BGP
7 99 (38.52%) CCNP
8 92 (35.80%) MPLS
9 90 (35.02%) OSPF
9 90 (35.02%) TCP/IP
10 84 (32.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 73 (28.40%) CCIE
12 68 (26.46%) Blue Coat
13 63 (24.51%) Cisco Nexus
14 61 (23.74%) ITIL
15 57 (22.18%) Cisco ASA
16 55 (21.40%) Cisco IOS
17 53 (20.62%) CCNA
18 52 (20.23%) Telecoms
19 49 (19.07%) BIG-IP
20 48 (18.68%) Network Security
21 47 (18.29%) Load Balancing
22 45 (17.51%) Cisco PIX
23 44 (17.12%) VPN
24 43 (16.73%) LAN
25 42 (16.34%) VMware
26 41 (15.95%) Wireless
26 41 (15.95%) Data Centre
27 38 (14.79%) Linux
28 37 (14.40%) DNS

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 5 (1.95%) IIS
2 2 (0.78%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.39%) Eucalyptus
3 1 (0.39%) Lync
3 1 (0.39%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (1.56%) MS Excel
1 4 (1.56%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.95%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.72%) PaaS
2 6 (2.33%) IaaS
3 3 (1.17%) SaaS
4 1 (0.39%) Nimbula
4 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 179 (69.65%) Firewall
2 101 (39.30%) BGP
3 92 (35.80%) MPLS
4 90 (35.02%) OSPF
4 90 (35.02%) TCP/IP
5 84 (32.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 63 (24.51%) Cisco Nexus
7 57 (22.18%) Cisco ASA
8 55 (21.40%) Cisco IOS
9 49 (19.07%) BIG-IP
10 48 (18.68%) Network Security
11 45 (17.51%) Cisco PIX
12 44 (17.12%) VPN
13 43 (16.73%) LAN
14 41 (15.95%) Wireless
15 37 (14.40%) DNS
16 35 (13.62%) WAN
16 35 (13.62%) NX-OS
17 33 (12.84%) VLAN
18 32 (12.45%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.39%) OLTP
2 1 (0.39%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
General
1 52 (20.23%) Telecoms
2 10 (3.89%) Finance
3 7 (2.72%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.95%) French Language
4 5 (1.95%) German Language
5 3 (1.17%) Back Office
6 2 (0.78%) Retail
6 2 (0.78%) Billing
7 1 (0.39%) Marketing
7 1 (0.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 93 (36.19%) Network Engineer
2 58 (22.57%) Consultant
3 39 (15.18%) Security Engineer
4 37 (14.40%) Senior Consultant
5 29 (11.28%) Analyst
5 29 (11.28%) Senior Network Engineer
6 28 (10.89%) Architect
7 21 (8.17%) Network Consultant
8 20 (7.78%) Network Security Engineer
8 20 (7.78%) Security Analyst
9 19 (7.39%) Security Consultant
9 19 (7.39%) Network Architect
10 18 (7.00%) Network Analyst
11 17 (6.61%) Senior Network Consultant
12 14 (5.45%) Network Support
12 14 (5.45%) Technical Consultant
12 14 (5.45%) Support Engineer
13 13 (5.06%) Network Support Engineer
14 10 (3.89%) Senior Technical Consultant
14 10 (3.89%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (9.34%) CSS
2 3 (1.17%) SOAP
3 1 (0.39%) Web Services
3 1 (0.39%) XSD
3 1 (0.39%) WSDL
3 1 (0.39%) Middleware
3 1 (0.39%) Java EE
3 1 (0.39%) JSON
3 1 (0.39%) REST
3 1 (0.39%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 41 (15.95%) Data Centre
2 20 (7.78%) Statistics
3 16 (6.23%) Computer Science
4 12 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.72%) Smartphone
6 6 (2.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (1.95%) HP Storage
8 3 (1.17%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.17%) Replication
8 3 (1.17%) FlexPod
8 3 (1.17%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.39%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.39%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.39%) PMI
9 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 38 (14.79%) Linux
2 33 (12.84%) UNIX
3 32 (12.45%) Windows
4 26 (10.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (9.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (8.17%) Solaris
7 19 (7.39%) Windows 2000
8 6 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.39%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (23.74%) ITIL
2 47 (18.29%) Load Balancing
3 37 (14.40%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (10.51%) Network Management
5 21 (8.17%) Information Security
6 20 (7.78%) Service Delivery
7 16 (6.23%) Network Design
8 11 (4.28%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (3.11%) Project Management
9 8 (3.11%) Incident Management
9 8 (3.11%) Network Monitoring
10 7 (2.72%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (2.72%) Mentoring
10 7 (2.72%) Kalman Filter
10 7 (2.72%) Identity Management
10 7 (2.72%) PRINCE2
11 6 (2.33%) GAP Analysis
11 6 (2.33%) Coaching
12 5 (1.95%) Converged Infrastructure
12 5 (1.95%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 23 (8.95%) Perl
2 5 (1.95%) SQL
2 5 (1.95%) Python
3 4 (1.56%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.39%) Korn
4 1 (0.39%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.39%) C
4 1 (0.39%) Java
Qualifications
1 159 (61.87%) Cisco Certification
2 99 (38.52%) CCNP
3 73 (28.40%) CCIE
4 53 (20.62%) CCNA
5 36 (14.01%) CCSE
6 26 (10.12%) CCSA
7 24 (9.34%) SC Cleared
7 24 (9.34%) Security Cleared
8 23 (8.95%) Check Point Certification
9 21 (8.17%) Degree
10 19 (7.39%) CISSP
11 13 (5.06%) CCSP
12 6 (2.33%) CCIP
12 6 (2.33%) MCSE
12 6 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (1.95%) JNCIA
13 5 (1.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (1.95%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.23%) SLA
2 4 (1.56%) QA
3 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.39%) BS7799
3 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.39%) COBIT
System Software
1 30 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (5.06%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.06%) ProxySG
3 4 (1.56%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.17%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.39%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 22 (8.56%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.17%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (1.17%) SCCM
3 2 (0.78%) HP NNM
4 1 (0.39%) SCOM
4 1 (0.39%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 212 (82.49%) Cisco
2 154 (59.92%) Juniper
3 145 (56.42%) CheckPoint
4 68 (26.46%) Blue Coat
5 42 (16.34%) VMware
6 28 (10.89%) Riverbed
7 27 (10.51%) Sourcefire
8 22 (8.56%) Fortinet
9 21 (8.17%) Crossbeam
10 20 (7.78%) HP
11 19 (7.39%) Nokia
12 14 (5.45%) Websense
13 13 (5.06%) Oracle
14 9 (3.50%) McAfee
14 9 (3.50%) Mitel
14 9 (3.50%) Brocade
14 9 (3.50%) ProCurve
14 9 (3.50%) Dell
14 9 (3.50%) Aruba
15 8 (3.11%) 3PAR
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £54000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Arrows Group
Salary: £65000 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Slough
CPS Group
Salary: £55k - 60k per year + Car Allowance + Benefits Packager
Posted: 24 days ago