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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 126 137 125
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Permanent jobs citing F5 100 83 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.82% 1.55% 1.95%
As % of the Vendors category 3.47% 2.94% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 82 56 96
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,200 £44,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,100 £60,000 £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
2878 2821 2594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 52.52% 52.60% 49.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2075 2022 2069
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 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 27 January 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 January 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 +7 61 £52,500 -8.69% 3
Slough +17 20 £60,000 +84.61% 1
Bracknell -4 10 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Maidenhead - 9 - -
Ascot - 2 £60,000 -
F5
South East

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 188 (85.45%) Cisco
2 159 (72.27%) Firewall
3 125 (56.82%) Juniper
4 107 (48.64%) CheckPoint
5 93 (42.27%) Cisco Certification
6 81 (36.82%) Network Security
7 79 (35.91%) CCNP
8 62 (28.18%) TCP/IP
8 62 (28.18%) Cisco ASA
9 55 (25.00%) BGP
10 51 (23.18%) ITIL
11 50 (22.73%) OSPF
12 48 (21.82%) DNS
13 41 (18.64%) VPN
13 41 (18.64%) CCIE
14 40 (18.18%) SSL
15 39 (17.73%) Blue Coat
16 36 (16.36%) Windows
17 35 (15.91%) MPLS
17 35 (15.91%) Security Cleared
18 34 (15.45%) Network Design
18 34 (15.45%) CCSE
18 34 (15.45%) UNIX
18 34 (15.45%) Cisco Nexus
19 32 (14.55%) Finance
20 31 (14.09%) Wireless
21 30 (13.64%) VMware
22 29 (13.18%) EIGRP
22 29 (13.18%) Telecoms
23 28 (12.73%) SC Cleared

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 18 (8.18%) IIS
2 9 (4.09%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (2.73%) Lync
3 6 (2.73%) Apache
4 2 (0.91%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.91%) SAS
5 1 (0.45%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (4.09%) MS Office
1 9 (4.09%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.91%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.64%) SaaS
2 3 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.91%) PaaS
3 2 (0.91%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 159 (72.27%) Firewall
2 81 (36.82%) Network Security
3 62 (28.18%) Cisco ASA
3 62 (28.18%) TCP/IP
4 55 (25.00%) BGP
5 50 (22.73%) OSPF
6 48 (21.82%) DNS
7 41 (18.64%) VPN
8 40 (18.18%) SSL
9 35 (15.91%) MPLS
10 34 (15.45%) Cisco Nexus
11 31 (14.09%) Wireless
12 29 (13.18%) EIGRP
13 25 (11.36%) WAN
14 24 (10.91%) BIG-IP
15 22 (10.00%) Wireshark
15 22 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
16 21 (9.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 21 (9.55%) LAN
17 18 (8.18%) DHCP
General
1 32 (14.55%) Finance
2 29 (13.18%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.18%) Retail
4 5 (2.27%) German Language
5 3 (1.36%) French Language
6 1 (0.45%) Billing
6 1 (0.45%) Legal
6 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 79 (35.91%) Network Engineer
2 46 (20.91%) Security Engineer
3 30 (13.64%) Network Security Engineer
4 29 (13.18%) Architect
5 25 (11.36%) Network Architect
6 24 (10.91%) Consultant
7 19 (8.64%) Senior Network Engineer
8 17 (7.73%) Senior Network Architect
8 17 (7.73%) Senior Architect
9 15 (6.82%) Analyst
10 14 (6.36%) Team Leader
10 14 (6.36%) Security Consultant
11 12 (5.45%) Security Analyst
12 11 (5.00%) Network Team Leader
13 10 (4.55%) Network Analyst
13 10 (4.55%) Network Consultant
13 10 (4.55%) Network Security Analyst
14 9 (4.09%) Systems Administrator
14 9 (4.09%) Administrator
15 8 (3.64%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.55%) HTML
2 5 (2.27%) XML
3 2 (0.91%) CGI
4 1 (0.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.09%) CLARiiON
3 6 (2.73%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.27%) Clustering
5 2 (0.91%) PMI
5 2 (0.91%) Replication
5 2 (0.91%) PKI
5 2 (0.91%) Statistics
6 1 (0.45%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 36 (16.36%) Windows
2 34 (15.45%) UNIX
3 25 (11.36%) Linux
4 22 (10.00%) Solaris
5 16 (7.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (5.91%) Windows 2000
7 9 (4.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (23.18%) ITIL
2 34 (15.45%) Network Design
3 27 (12.27%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 20 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 15 (6.82%) Change Management
5 15 (6.82%) Kalman Filter
5 15 (6.82%) Mentoring
6 14 (6.36%) Coaching
6 14 (6.36%) Project Management
7 13 (5.91%) Data Security
8 12 (5.45%) Migration
8 12 (5.45%) Information Security
9 10 (4.55%) Line Management
10 9 (4.09%) SIEM
10 9 (4.09%) Supplier Management
11 8 (3.64%) Service Delivery
12 7 (3.18%) People Management
13 6 (2.73%) Change Control
14 5 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.55%) Java
2 9 (4.09%) C
3 8 (3.64%) Perl
3 8 (3.64%) Shell Script
4 7 (3.18%) SQL
5 6 (2.73%) C++
6 5 (2.27%) PowerShell
6 5 (2.27%) Bash Shell
6 5 (2.27%) Tcl
6 5 (2.27%) PHP
6 5 (2.27%) C#
6 5 (2.27%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.36%) Python
8 1 (0.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 93 (42.27%) Cisco Certification
2 79 (35.91%) CCNP
3 41 (18.64%) CCIE
4 35 (15.91%) Security Cleared
5 34 (15.45%) CCSE
6 28 (12.73%) SC Cleared
7 23 (10.45%) CCSA
8 20 (9.09%) CCIP
9 18 (8.18%) CCNA
10 9 (4.09%) JNCIA
10 9 (4.09%) Degree
11 8 (3.64%) CCDA
11 8 (3.64%) CCDP
11 8 (3.64%) CCSP
12 6 (2.73%) CISSP
12 6 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.82%) JNCIS
14 2 (0.91%) JNCIP
14 2 (0.91%) JNCIE
14 2 (0.91%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 15 (6.82%) SLA
3 11 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (2.73%) COBIT
6 3 (1.36%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 22 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 22 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (7.27%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (4.09%) ISA Server
4 8 (3.64%) ProxySG
5 6 (2.73%) Firmware
6 5 (2.27%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.36%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.45%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (5.91%) SCCM
2 11 (5.00%) ARCserve
3 10 (4.55%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.91%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 188 (85.45%) Cisco
2 125 (56.82%) Juniper
3 107 (48.64%) CheckPoint
4 39 (17.73%) Blue Coat
5 30 (13.64%) VMware
6 23 (10.45%) HP
7 21 (9.55%) Websense
8 20 (9.09%) Nokia
9 17 (7.73%) EMC
9 17 (7.73%) McAfee
10 16 (7.27%) Sourcefire
11 13 (5.91%) Crossbeam
12 12 (5.45%) Aruba
13 11 (5.00%) ServiceNow
13 11 (5.00%) NetScout
14 9 (4.09%) Dell
14 9 (4.09%) Microsoft
15 8 (3.64%) Fortinet
15 8 (3.64%) Avaya
16 7 (3.18%) Imperva
Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £50k plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus and Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
iKonnect
Salary: £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 20 days ago