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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within F5 Networks, Inc.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 90 99 112
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +13
Permanent jobs citing F5 137 147 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.85% 2.73% 2.25%
As % of the Vendors category 5.49% 5.39% 4.52%
Number of salaries quoted 124 99 111
Median salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,900 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
2496 2725 2829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.87% 50.53% 49.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2034 1980 2048
Median salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,625 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing F5 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 5 May 2016.

F5 Salary Histogram in Berkshire

F5
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +21 95 £56,250 +8.17% 6
Bracknell +16 27 £52,500 -4.54%
Slough -6 6 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Maidenhead +7 5 £65,000 -3.70%
F5
South East

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT jobs citing F5 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for F5.

1 268 (87.58%) Firewall
2 237 (77.45%) Cisco
3 204 (66.67%) CheckPoint
4 173 (56.54%) Juniper
5 140 (45.75%) Cisco ASA
6 134 (43.79%) Cisco Certification
7 116 (37.91%) Linux
8 113 (36.93%) TCP/IP
9 101 (33.01%) Palo Alto
10 95 (31.05%) CCNP
11 88 (28.76%) MPLS
12 81 (26.47%) Blue Coat
13 80 (26.14%) OSPF
14 77 (25.16%) Windows
15 70 (22.88%) Network Security
15 70 (22.88%) Load Balancing
16 69 (22.55%) CCIE
17 68 (22.22%) BGP
18 64 (20.92%) ITIL
19 62 (20.26%) Unix
20 61 (19.93%) Sourcefire
20 61 (19.93%) Cisco Nexus
21 58 (18.95%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
22 57 (18.63%) Solaris
22 57 (18.63%) WAN
22 57 (18.63%) Windows Server 2003
23 56 (18.30%) Windows Server 2008
24 55 (17.97%) Windows 2000
25 49 (16.01%) Cisco PIX
26 48 (15.69%) BIG-IP

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (8.50%) JBoss
2 24 (7.84%) nginx
2 24 (7.84%) OpenStack
3 2 (0.65%) Apache
3 2 (0.65%) IIS
3 2 (0.65%) SAS
3 2 (0.65%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.65%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (3.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (8.17%) Amazon AWS
1 25 (8.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.65%) Office 365
3 1 (0.33%) IaaS
3 1 (0.33%) PaaS
3 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 268 (87.58%) Firewall
2 140 (45.75%) Cisco ASA
3 113 (36.93%) TCP/IP
4 88 (28.76%) MPLS
5 80 (26.14%) OSPF
6 70 (22.88%) Network Security
7 68 (22.22%) BGP
8 61 (19.93%) Cisco Nexus
9 58 (18.95%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 57 (18.63%) WAN
11 49 (16.01%) Cisco PIX
12 48 (15.69%) BIG-IP
13 45 (14.71%) DNS
14 42 (13.73%) Wireless
15 32 (10.46%) VPN
16 31 (10.13%) LAN
17 28 (9.15%) Cisco Wireless
18 26 (8.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
19 25 (8.17%) EIGRP
20 24 (7.84%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.84%) Hadoop
1 24 (7.84%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (0.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (7.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 24 (7.84%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.33%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.33%) MSI
General
1 46 (15.03%) German Language
2 28 (9.15%) Finance
2 28 (9.15%) French Language
3 25 (8.17%) Manufacturing
4 22 (7.19%) Telecoms
5 12 (3.92%) Retail
6 6 (1.96%) Billing
7 2 (0.65%) Electronics
7 2 (0.65%) Legal
7 2 (0.65%) Marketing
8 1 (0.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 135 (44.12%) Network Engineer
2 93 (30.39%) Security Engineer
3 63 (20.59%) Cisco Engineer
4 54 (17.65%) Network Security Engineer
5 50 (16.34%) Support Engineer
6 49 (16.01%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 44 (14.38%) Network Support
8 43 (14.05%) Juniper Engineer
8 43 (14.05%) Network Support Engineer
9 41 (13.40%) Senior Network Engineer
10 31 (10.13%) Analyst
11 30 (9.80%) Security Analyst
12 28 (9.15%) Cisco Security Engineer
13 25 (8.17%) Switch Engineer
14 22 (7.19%) Consultant
15 21 (6.86%) Security Consultant
16 18 (5.88%) Network Analyst
16 18 (5.88%) Senior Network Support
16 18 (5.88%) Senior Network Support Engineer
17 17 (5.56%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.84%) Web Services
2 7 (2.29%) CSS
3 6 (1.96%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.65%) J2EE
4 2 (0.65%) Middleware
5 1 (0.33%) .NET
5 1 (0.33%) CGI
5 1 (0.33%) HTML
5 1 (0.33%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 24 (7.84%) Visualisation
3 11 (3.59%) Replication
4 8 (2.61%) Statistics
5 7 (2.29%) Security Operations Centre
6 6 (1.96%) Driving Licence
6 6 (1.96%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.31%) Clustering
9 2 (0.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 116 (37.91%) Linux
2 77 (25.16%) Windows
3 62 (20.26%) Unix
4 57 (18.63%) Solaris
4 57 (18.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 56 (18.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 55 (17.97%) Windows 2000
7 12 (3.92%) CentOS
7 12 (3.92%) Ubuntu
8 6 (1.96%) Windows Server
9 4 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.33%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (22.88%) Load Balancing
2 64 (20.92%) ITIL
3 42 (13.73%) Information Security
4 41 (13.40%) Risk Management
5 25 (8.17%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (7.84%) Customer Engagement
6 24 (7.84%) Data Protection
6 24 (7.84%) Data Visualisation
6 24 (7.84%) DevOps
6 24 (7.84%) Presales
6 24 (7.84%) Scrum
7 18 (5.88%) Change Management
8 17 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
9 15 (4.90%) Coaching
9 15 (4.90%) Mentoring
10 13 (4.25%) Analytics
11 12 (3.92%) Service Delivery
12 11 (3.59%) Case Management
12 11 (3.59%) Performance Improvement
13 10 (3.27%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 34 (11.11%) Perl
2 29 (9.48%) Python
3 24 (7.84%) Ruby
4 6 (1.96%) SQL
5 4 (1.31%) Shell Script
6 3 (0.98%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 134 (43.79%) Cisco Certification
2 95 (31.05%) CCNP
3 69 (22.55%) CCIE
4 39 (12.75%) CCNA
5 36 (11.76%) CCSE
6 9 (2.94%) CCDP
6 9 (2.94%) CCSP
7 8 (2.61%) CCIP
7 8 (2.61%) Check Point Certification
8 7 (2.29%) CCSA
8 7 (2.29%) JNCIA
9 6 (1.96%) CISSP
9 6 (1.96%) Degree
9 6 (1.96%) SC Cleared
9 6 (1.96%) Security Cleared
10 4 (1.31%) CEH
11 3 (0.98%) CCDA
11 3 (0.98%) CCVP
11 3 (0.98%) JNCIE
11 3 (0.98%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.82%) SLA
2 4 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.65%) SAS 70
4 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (7.84%) Docker
2 12 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.98%) Firmware
5 2 (0.65%) vSphere
5 2 (0.65%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.33%) iptables
6 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.33%) vCloud
6 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 24 (7.84%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (2.94%) SCCM
3 5 (1.63%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (1.31%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.33%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.33%) Puppet
5 1 (0.33%) QRadar
5 1 (0.33%) RSA Archer
5 1 (0.33%) RSA enVision
5 1 (0.33%) RSA Security Analytics
5 1 (0.33%) vRealize
5 1 (0.33%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 237 (77.45%) Cisco
2 204 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 173 (56.54%) Juniper
4 101 (33.01%) Palo Alto
5 81 (26.47%) Blue Coat
6 61 (19.93%) Sourcefire
7 43 (14.05%) Crossbeam
8 32 (10.46%) VMware
9 24 (7.84%) Brocade
10 22 (7.19%) NetScout
11 21 (6.86%) Fortinet
12 20 (6.54%) Forcepoint
12 20 (6.54%) HP
12 20 (6.54%) Red Hat
13 17 (5.56%) Microsoft
14 10 (3.27%) Nokia
15 6 (1.96%) Extreme Networks
15 6 (1.96%) ProCurve
15 6 (1.96%) Radware
16 5 (1.63%) Meraki
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