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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 82 87 132
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +45
Permanent jobs citing F5 152 142 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.04% 2.55% 1.80%
As % of the Vendors category 5.87% 5.12% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 76 108 68
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £34,850
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +2.10%
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
2588 2771 2882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.84% 49.70% 53.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1851 1955 2237
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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 2 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 2 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 +17 95 £57,500 +15.00% 4
Bracknell -3 11 £49,000 -2.00%
Maidenhead - 11 £67,500 -
Slough -5 10 £58,750 +6.81%
Newbury +2 1 - -
F5
South East

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 229 (85.45%) Cisco
2 194 (72.39%) Firewall
3 174 (64.93%) Juniper
4 157 (58.58%) CheckPoint
4 157 (58.58%) Cisco Certification
5 109 (40.67%) BGP
6 99 (36.94%) MPLS
7 98 (36.57%) CCNP
7 98 (36.57%) TCP/IP
8 93 (34.70%) OSPF
9 84 (31.34%) CCIE
10 75 (27.99%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 67 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
12 66 (24.63%) Blue Coat
13 56 (20.90%) Network Security
14 54 (20.15%) Cisco Nexus
15 53 (19.78%) Linux
16 52 (19.40%) ITIL
16 52 (19.40%) Cisco IOS
17 50 (18.66%) BIG-IP
18 49 (18.28%) CCNA
19 47 (17.54%) Telecoms
20 46 (17.16%) CCSE
21 45 (16.79%) Load Balancing
22 44 (16.42%) Cisco PIX
23 42 (15.67%) Agile Software Development
24 40 (14.93%) UNIX
25 39 (14.55%) Windows
25 39 (14.55%) WAN
26 38 (14.18%) VMware

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (4.48%) IIS
2 6 (2.24%) Apache
3 2 (0.75%) CMS
3 2 (0.75%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.75%) Lync
4 1 (0.37%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.37%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 8 (2.99%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.12%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.87%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.12%) PaaS
1 3 (1.12%) IaaS
2 1 (0.37%) Nimbula
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 194 (72.39%) Firewall
2 109 (40.67%) BGP
3 99 (36.94%) MPLS
4 98 (36.57%) TCP/IP
5 93 (34.70%) OSPF
6 75 (27.99%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 67 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
8 56 (20.90%) Network Security
9 54 (20.15%) Cisco Nexus
10 52 (19.40%) Cisco IOS
11 50 (18.66%) BIG-IP
12 44 (16.42%) Cisco PIX
13 39 (14.55%) WAN
14 38 (14.18%) NX-OS
15 37 (13.81%) LAN
16 36 (13.43%) VPN
17 33 (12.31%) DNS
17 33 (12.31%) IOS XR
18 32 (11.94%) VLAN
19 29 (10.82%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.85%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.61%) MySQL
General
1 47 (17.54%) Telecoms
2 9 (3.36%) Finance
3 6 (2.24%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.87%) French Language
4 5 (1.87%) German Language
5 3 (1.12%) Back Office
6 2 (0.75%) Retail
6 2 (0.75%) Billing
7 1 (0.37%) Marketing
7 1 (0.37%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 94 (35.07%) Network Engineer
2 60 (22.39%) Consultant
3 47 (17.54%) Security Engineer
4 38 (14.18%) Senior Consultant
5 31 (11.57%) Senior Network Engineer
6 30 (11.19%) Analyst
7 22 (8.21%) Architect
7 22 (8.21%) Security Analyst
8 21 (7.84%) Network Consultant
9 20 (7.46%) Network Security Engineer
10 19 (7.09%) Network Analyst
11 18 (6.72%) Senior Network Consultant
12 17 (6.34%) Support Engineer
12 17 (6.34%) Security Consultant
12 17 (6.34%) Technical Consultant
13 16 (5.97%) Network Architect
14 13 (4.85%) Network Support
15 12 (4.48%) Network Support Engineer
16 11 (4.10%) Senior Technical Consultant
16 11 (4.10%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.46%) CSS
2 7 (2.61%) LAMP
3 2 (0.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.19%) Data Centre
2 17 (6.34%) Statistics
3 15 (5.60%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.61%) Smartphone
6 6 (2.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.12%) FlexPod
7 3 (1.12%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.12%) Replication
8 2 (0.75%) PKI
8 2 (0.75%) HP Storage
9 1 (0.37%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.37%) Clustering
9 1 (0.37%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 53 (19.78%) Linux
2 40 (14.93%) UNIX
3 39 (14.55%) Windows
4 27 (10.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (10.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (8.58%) Solaris
6 21 (7.84%) Windows 2000
7 11 (4.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (2.24%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (19.40%) ITIL
2 45 (16.79%) Load Balancing
3 42 (15.67%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (9.33%) Network Management
5 23 (8.58%) Service Delivery
6 17 (6.34%) Network Design
7 16 (5.97%) Information Security
8 12 (4.48%) Mentoring
9 11 (4.10%) Coaching
9 11 (4.10%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (3.73%) Project Management
11 8 (2.99%) Incident Management
11 8 (2.99%) Network Monitoring
12 7 (2.61%) Product Management
13 6 (2.24%) Root Cause Analysis
14 5 (1.87%) Problem Management
14 5 (1.87%) PRINCE2
15 4 (1.49%) Change Management
15 4 (1.49%) Identity Management
15 4 (1.49%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (5.97%) Perl
2 12 (4.48%) SQL
3 6 (2.24%) PHP
4 3 (1.12%) Python
5 2 (0.75%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.37%) Korn
6 1 (0.37%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 157 (58.58%) Cisco Certification
2 98 (36.57%) CCNP
3 84 (31.34%) CCIE
4 49 (18.28%) CCNA
5 46 (17.16%) CCSE
6 34 (12.69%) CCSA
7 21 (7.84%) Degree
8 20 (7.46%) Security Cleared
9 19 (7.09%) SC Cleared
10 17 (6.34%) Check Point Certification
11 15 (5.60%) CISSP
12 12 (4.48%) CCSP
13 9 (3.36%) CCDP
14 7 (2.61%) JNCIP
15 6 (2.24%) JNCIE
15 6 (2.24%) MCSE
15 6 (2.24%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
16 5 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 4 (1.49%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.21%) SLA
2 1 (0.37%) BS7799
2 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.37%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (3.73%) Hyper-V
3 8 (2.99%) ProxySG
4 7 (2.61%) Active Directory
5 5 (1.87%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.37%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 17 (6.34%) FortiGate
2 2 (0.75%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (0.75%) HP NNM
3 1 (0.37%) SCCM
3 1 (0.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 229 (85.45%) Cisco
2 174 (64.93%) Juniper
3 157 (58.58%) CheckPoint
4 66 (24.63%) Blue Coat
5 38 (14.18%) VMware
6 36 (13.43%) Riverbed
7 30 (11.19%) HP
8 25 (9.33%) Sourcefire
9 24 (8.96%) Nokia
10 23 (8.58%) Fortinet
10 23 (8.58%) Crossbeam
11 17 (6.34%) Microsoft
12 13 (4.85%) Websense
13 12 (4.48%) Oracle
14 10 (3.73%) McAfee
15 9 (3.36%) Brocade
15 9 (3.36%) Dell
16 8 (2.99%) Aruba
16 8 (2.99%) Mitel
16 8 (2.99%) ProCurve
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