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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 108 131 161
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +30
Permanent jobs citing F5 123 86 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.13% 1.52% 1.07%
As % of the Vendors category 4.14% 2.94% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87 56 58
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,375 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,800 £75,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
2968 2925 2883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.39% 51.72% 49.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2044 2163 2410
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,575 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +21 72 £50,000 +8.69% 5
Bracknell +12 14 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Slough +16 12 £60,000 +6.90%
Newbury +2 1 £55,000 -
F5
South East

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 188 (71.48%) Cisco
2 175 (66.54%) Firewall
3 164 (62.36%) Juniper
4 118 (44.87%) CheckPoint
5 111 (42.21%) Network Security
6 91 (34.60%) TCP/IP
7 72 (27.38%) OSPF
8 71 (27.00%) Cisco Certification
8 71 (27.00%) Windows
9 69 (26.24%) DNS
10 62 (23.57%) SSL
10 62 (23.57%) Blue Coat
11 61 (23.19%) CCNP
11 61 (23.19%) BGP
12 59 (22.43%) Internet
13 58 (22.05%) VPN
13 58 (22.05%) Load Balancing
14 57 (21.67%) Finance
15 53 (20.15%) ITIL
16 51 (19.39%) MPLS
17 50 (19.01%) Network Design
18 48 (18.25%) WAN
19 47 (17.87%) UNIX
20 45 (17.11%) IPsec
21 44 (16.73%) SMTP
22 42 (15.97%) Websense
23 41 (15.59%) Cisco ASA
24 37 (14.07%) Kalman Filter
25 36 (13.69%) Active Directory
25 36 (13.69%) DHCP

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 33 (12.55%) IIS
2 18 (6.84%) MS Exchange
3 17 (6.46%) WebSphere
4 15 (5.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 15 (5.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (5.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (2.66%) Apache
6 4 (1.52%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.38%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (5.70%) MS Office
1 15 (5.70%) MS Visio
2 6 (2.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.14%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 175 (66.54%) Firewall
2 111 (42.21%) Network Security
3 91 (34.60%) TCP/IP
4 72 (27.38%) OSPF
5 69 (26.24%) DNS
6 62 (23.57%) SSL
7 61 (23.19%) BGP
8 59 (22.43%) Internet
9 58 (22.05%) VPN
10 51 (19.39%) MPLS
11 48 (18.25%) WAN
12 45 (17.11%) IPsec
13 44 (16.73%) SMTP
14 41 (15.59%) Cisco ASA
15 36 (13.69%) DHCP
16 34 (12.93%) LAN
16 34 (12.93%) EIGRP
17 33 (12.55%) BIG-IP
18 32 (12.17%) TACACS
18 32 (12.17%) IGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
General
1 57 (21.67%) Finance
2 24 (9.13%) Telecoms
3 16 (6.08%) German Language
4 11 (4.18%) Manufacturing
5 9 (3.42%) Retail
6 7 (2.66%) Billing
7 5 (1.90%) French Language
8 1 (0.38%) Law
8 1 (0.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 78 (29.66%) Network Engineer
2 56 (21.29%) Security Engineer
3 41 (15.59%) Consultant
4 27 (10.27%) Architect
4 27 (10.27%) Network Security Engineer
5 26 (9.89%) Security Consultant
6 23 (8.75%) Network Consultant
7 21 (7.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 18 (6.84%) Network Architect
8 18 (6.84%) Server Engineer
8 18 (6.84%) Network Security Consultant
9 17 (6.46%) Senior Network Engineer
10 16 (6.08%) Senior Security Engineer
11 15 (5.70%) Design Engineer
11 15 (5.70%) Support Engineer
12 14 (5.32%) IP Engineer
12 14 (5.32%) Senior Design Engineer
13 12 (4.56%) Firewall Engineer
14 10 (3.80%) Senior Architect
14 10 (3.80%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.46%) SOAP
2 4 (1.52%) .NET
3 3 (1.14%) HTML
3 3 (1.14%) XML
4 1 (0.38%) MSMQ
4 1 (0.38%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.38%) Lucene
4 1 (0.38%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.08%) Smartphone
2 7 (2.66%) Firmware
3 5 (1.90%) CLARiiON
4 4 (1.52%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.76%) Replication
5 2 (0.76%) Cryptography
5 2 (0.76%) SecurID
5 2 (0.76%) PKI
5 2 (0.76%) Statistics
5 2 (0.76%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.38%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 71 (27.00%) Windows
2 47 (17.87%) UNIX
3 27 (10.27%) Linux
4 22 (8.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (6.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (6.84%) Solaris
6 11 (4.18%) Windows 2000
7 10 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (22.05%) Load Balancing
2 53 (20.15%) ITIL
3 50 (19.01%) Network Design
4 37 (14.07%) Kalman Filter
5 34 (12.93%) Data Security
6 32 (12.17%) Change Management
7 31 (11.79%) Network Management
8 24 (9.13%) Capacity Management
9 17 (6.46%) Change Control
10 14 (5.32%) ERP
11 11 (4.18%) Product Management
12 10 (3.80%) B2B
12 10 (3.80%) Scrum
12 10 (3.80%) Performance Management
13 9 (3.42%) Deep Packet Inspection
13 9 (3.42%) Service Delivery
13 9 (3.42%) Supplier Management
14 7 (2.66%) Validation
15 6 (2.28%) Information Security
16 5 (1.90%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 14 (5.32%) Perl
2 7 (2.66%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.28%) Shell Script
4 5 (1.90%) VB
4 5 (1.90%) Python
4 5 (1.90%) C
4 5 (1.90%) C++
5 4 (1.52%) SQL
6 3 (1.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 71 (27.00%) Cisco Certification
2 61 (23.19%) CCNP
3 33 (12.55%) CCSE
4 32 (12.17%) CCSA
5 29 (11.03%) Security Cleared
6 26 (9.89%) SC Cleared
7 25 (9.51%) CISSP
8 24 (9.13%) CCNA
9 20 (7.60%) JNCIA
10 14 (5.32%) CCIE
11 7 (2.66%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (2.28%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (1.90%) MCSE
13 5 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (1.90%) CCSP
14 4 (1.52%) CCIP
14 4 (1.52%) CCDP
14 4 (1.52%) JNCIE
14 4 (1.52%) Degree
15 3 (1.14%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (11.79%) PCI DSS
2 28 (10.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 13 (4.94%) SLA
4 10 (3.80%) QA
5 5 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (1.52%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.38%) COBIT
System Software
1 36 (13.69%) Active Directory
2 21 (7.98%) VMware ESXi
3 19 (7.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (5.70%) ISA Server
5 10 (3.80%) ProxySG
5 10 (3.80%) KVM
6 6 (2.28%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 28 (10.65%) SCCM
2 22 (8.37%) ARCserve
3 17 (6.46%) HP NNM
3 17 (6.46%) CiscoWorks
4 15 (5.70%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 188 (71.48%) Cisco
2 164 (62.36%) Juniper
3 118 (44.87%) CheckPoint
4 62 (23.57%) Blue Coat
5 42 (15.97%) Websense
6 33 (12.55%) HP
7 31 (11.79%) VMware
8 23 (8.75%) McAfee
9 22 (8.37%) ServiceNow
10 21 (7.98%) Sourcefire
11 18 (6.84%) Fortinet
12 14 (5.32%) Nokia
13 12 (4.56%) Microsoft
14 11 (4.18%) Crossbeam
15 10 (3.80%) Oracle
16 9 (3.42%) Riverbed
17 7 (2.66%) Sun
17 7 (2.66%) EMC
17 7 (2.66%) Brocade
18 5 (1.90%) Huawei
Reading, Berkshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Superb base with bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + car allowance + bonus + benefits.
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 + excellent benefits + training
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum £55k & Bonus & Corporate Benefits Pa
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Greythorn
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: NEG
Posted: 18 days ago