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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 108 113 123
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +10
Permanent jobs citing F5 127 128 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.12% 2.18% 1.86%
As % of the Vendors category 4.06% 4.13% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 109 91 101
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £40,025 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £51,500
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
3131 3103 2666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 52.19% 52.92% 49.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2085 2280 2175
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +1 89 £50,000 -4.76% 5
Slough +18 16 £60,000 +55.33% 3
Newbury +7 3 £45,000 -18.18%
Maidenhead -21 2 £57,500 -17.85%
F5
South East

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 182 (74.59%) Cisco
2 162 (66.39%) Firewall
3 144 (59.02%) Juniper
4 104 (42.62%) Network Security
5 102 (41.80%) CheckPoint
6 89 (36.48%) TCP/IP
7 75 (30.74%) DNS
8 72 (29.51%) Cisco Certification
9 64 (26.23%) SSL
10 63 (25.82%) ITIL
11 62 (25.41%) CCNP
11 62 (25.41%) OSPF
12 61 (25.00%) BGP
13 59 (24.18%) VPN
14 58 (23.77%) Windows
15 54 (22.13%) Blue Coat
16 48 (19.67%) BIG-IP
16 48 (19.67%) Finance
17 47 (19.26%) Internet
18 46 (18.85%) Network Design
19 45 (18.44%) UNIX
20 39 (15.98%) Load Balancing
21 38 (15.57%) WAN
21 38 (15.57%) Cisco ASA
22 36 (14.75%) MPLS
22 36 (14.75%) Telecoms
22 36 (14.75%) IPsec
23 34 (13.93%) EIGRP
24 33 (13.52%) Active Directory
24 33 (13.52%) Cisco Nexus

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 21 (8.61%) IIS
2 9 (3.69%) WebSphere
2 9 (3.69%) MS Exchange
3 8 (3.28%) Apache
4 6 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.82%) Lync
5 2 (0.82%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.41%) JBoss
6 1 (0.41%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (2.46%) MS Office
1 6 (2.46%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.10%) SaaS
2 2 (0.82%) PaaS
2 2 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.82%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 162 (66.39%) Firewall
2 104 (42.62%) Network Security
3 89 (36.48%) TCP/IP
4 75 (30.74%) DNS
5 64 (26.23%) SSL
6 62 (25.41%) OSPF
7 61 (25.00%) BGP
8 59 (24.18%) VPN
9 48 (19.67%) BIG-IP
10 47 (19.26%) Internet
11 38 (15.57%) WAN
11 38 (15.57%) Cisco ASA
12 36 (14.75%) MPLS
12 36 (14.75%) IPsec
13 34 (13.93%) EIGRP
14 33 (13.52%) Cisco Nexus
15 31 (12.70%) SMTP
15 31 (12.70%) DHCP
16 30 (12.30%) LAN
17 24 (9.84%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.41%) Data Mining
General
1 48 (19.67%) Finance
2 36 (14.75%) Telecoms
3 14 (5.74%) German Language
4 10 (4.10%) Retail
5 5 (2.05%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.64%) French Language
6 4 (1.64%) Billing
7 1 (0.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 77 (31.56%) Network Engineer
2 60 (24.59%) Security Engineer
3 31 (12.70%) Architect
3 31 (12.70%) Network Security Engineer
4 29 (11.89%) Consultant
5 24 (9.84%) Network Architect
6 20 (8.20%) Security Consultant
7 14 (5.74%) Senior Architect
7 14 (5.74%) IP Engineer
7 14 (5.74%) Network Consultant
7 14 (5.74%) Support Engineer
7 14 (5.74%) Senior Network Engineer
7 14 (5.74%) Senior Network Architect
8 13 (5.33%) Team Leader
9 12 (4.92%) Design Engineer
10 11 (4.51%) Network Security Consultant
10 11 (4.51%) Senior Security Engineer
10 11 (4.51%) Senior Design Engineer
11 10 (4.10%) Server Engineer
12 8 (3.28%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.69%) HTML
1 9 (3.69%) SOAP
2 4 (1.64%) XML
3 1 (0.41%) Lucene
3 1 (0.41%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.41%) MSMQ
3 1 (0.41%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.33%) Smartphone
2 9 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.28%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.05%) Clustering
5 4 (1.64%) CLARiiON
6 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.82%) PMI
6 2 (0.82%) PKI
6 2 (0.82%) SecurID
6 2 (0.82%) Statistics
6 2 (0.82%) Cryptography
6 2 (0.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 58 (23.77%) Windows
2 45 (18.44%) UNIX
3 28 (11.48%) Linux
4 20 (8.20%) Solaris
5 18 (7.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (5.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (4.51%) Windows 2000
7 11 (4.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (25.82%) ITIL
2 46 (18.85%) Network Design
3 39 (15.98%) Load Balancing
4 30 (12.30%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (9.43%) Data Security
5 23 (9.43%) Kalman Filter
6 18 (7.38%) Network Management
7 17 (6.97%) Coaching
8 16 (6.56%) Capacity Management
9 15 (6.15%) Change Management
9 15 (6.15%) Problem Management
10 14 (5.74%) Supplier Management
11 13 (5.33%) Information Security
11 13 (5.33%) ERP
12 12 (4.92%) Project Management
12 12 (4.92%) Migration
13 10 (4.10%) Performance Management
13 10 (4.10%) Product Management
13 10 (4.10%) B2B
13 10 (4.10%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (4.92%) C
2 10 (4.10%) C++
3 9 (3.69%) Java
3 9 (3.69%) SQL
4 7 (2.87%) Shell Script
5 5 (2.05%) Tcl
5 5 (2.05%) VB
5 5 (2.05%) C#
5 5 (2.05%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.05%) Perl
5 5 (2.05%) PHP
5 5 (2.05%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.64%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 72 (29.51%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (25.41%) CCNP
3 31 (12.70%) CCSE
4 30 (12.30%) CCSA
5 26 (10.66%) Security Cleared
6 25 (10.25%) CISSP
7 23 (9.43%) SC Cleared
8 22 (9.02%) CCNA
9 21 (8.61%) CCIE
10 18 (7.38%) JNCIA
11 15 (6.15%) CCIP
12 11 (4.51%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (3.69%) Degree
14 7 (2.87%) CCDA
14 7 (2.87%) CCDP
15 4 (1.64%) CCSP
15 4 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
15 4 (1.64%) JNCIE
16 3 (1.23%) JNCIS
16 3 (1.23%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (13.11%) PCI DSS
2 19 (7.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 13 (5.33%) SLA
4 10 (4.10%) QA
4 10 (4.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (2.46%) COBIT
6 4 (1.64%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 33 (13.52%) Active Directory
2 25 (10.25%) VMware ESXi
3 15 (6.15%) ProxySG
4 13 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (2.46%) ISA Server
6 4 (1.64%) Firmware
6 4 (1.64%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.23%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.82%) KVM
Systems Management
1 21 (8.61%) FortiGate
1 21 (8.61%) SCCM
2 13 (5.33%) ARCserve
3 11 (4.51%) CiscoWorks
4 9 (3.69%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 182 (74.59%) Cisco
2 144 (59.02%) Juniper
3 102 (41.80%) CheckPoint
4 54 (22.13%) Blue Coat
5 25 (10.25%) Websense
5 25 (10.25%) HP
5 25 (10.25%) VMware
6 16 (6.56%) Sourcefire
7 13 (5.33%) EMC
7 13 (5.33%) ServiceNow
8 12 (4.92%) Fortinet
9 11 (4.51%) McAfee
9 11 (4.51%) Oracle
9 11 (4.51%) Crossbeam
10 10 (4.10%) Nokia
11 9 (3.69%) Dell
12 8 (3.28%) Aruba
12 8 (3.28%) NetScout
13 7 (2.87%) Avaya
13 7 (2.87%) Riverbed
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum 10% Bonus + 7% Oncall + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Berkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago