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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
South East / Berkshire
Rank 96 76 133
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +57
Permanent jobs citing F5 88 179 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.54% 3.46% 1.77%
As % of the Vendors category 5.01% 6.40% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 38 151 83
Median salary £54,250 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.36% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £35,000 £37,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £65,000 £63,550
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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
1757 2799 2794
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 50.74% 54.15% 51.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1394 2280 2049
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 -10 64 £55,000 - 2
Bracknell +2 9 £38,000 -30.90%
Slough - 2 £51,750 -
Maidenhead -5 1 £41,250 -21.42%
F5
South East

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 153 (79.69%) Cisco
2 138 (71.88%) Juniper
3 112 (58.33%) CheckPoint
4 106 (55.21%) Blue Coat
5 99 (51.56%) Firewall
5 99 (51.56%) Palo Alto
6 90 (46.88%) Risk Management
7 89 (46.35%) Linux
8 85 (44.27%) TCP/IP
9 78 (40.63%) Unix
10 68 (35.42%) Cisco Certification
11 64 (33.33%) Sourcefire
12 63 (32.81%) Windows
13 50 (26.04%) Information Security
14 47 (24.48%) Solaris
15 46 (23.96%) Crossbeam
16 45 (23.44%) Windows Server 2008
16 45 (23.44%) Windows 2000
16 45 (23.44%) Windows Server 2003
17 41 (21.35%) CCNP
18 37 (19.27%) ITIL
19 36 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
20 34 (17.71%) CCIE
21 33 (17.19%) MPLS
21 33 (17.19%) Network Security
22 30 (15.63%) German Language
23 29 (15.10%) Fortinet
23 29 (15.10%) SLA
23 29 (15.10%) VPN
24 28 (14.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

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 4 (2.08%) Apache
2 2 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (1.04%) IIS
2 2 (1.04%) JBoss
2 2 (1.04%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.04%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.04%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.52%) OpenStack
Applications
1 19 (9.90%) MS Excel
2 18 (9.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 18 (9.38%) MS Visio
3 17 (8.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.60%) SaaS
2 3 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 99 (51.56%) Firewall
2 85 (44.27%) TCP/IP
3 33 (17.19%) MPLS
3 33 (17.19%) Network Security
4 29 (15.10%) VPN
5 28 (14.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 27 (14.06%) Internet
7 26 (13.54%) HTTP
8 25 (13.02%) Cisco ASA
9 24 (12.50%) SSL
10 21 (10.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 19 (9.90%) Cisco Nexus
12 18 (9.38%) Cisco PIX
13 16 (8.33%) BGP
13 16 (8.33%) OSPF
14 15 (7.81%) Cisco IOS
14 15 (7.81%) Wireless
15 12 (6.25%) LAN
16 11 (5.73%) BIG-IP
17 10 (5.21%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 30 (15.63%) German Language
2 17 (8.85%) French Language
3 12 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.17%) Finance
5 6 (3.13%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.52%) Electronics
6 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 80 (41.67%) Security Engineer
2 65 (33.85%) Network Engineer
3 61 (31.77%) Juniper Engineer
4 45 (23.44%) Senior Security Engineer
5 25 (13.02%) Cisco Engineer
5 25 (13.02%) Linux Engineer
6 22 (11.46%) Consultant
7 21 (10.94%) Security Consultant
8 20 (10.42%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 18 (9.38%) Blue Coat Engineer
9 18 (9.38%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 16 (8.33%) Support Engineer
11 13 (6.77%) Senior Network Engineer
12 11 (5.73%) Network Support
12 11 (5.73%) Network Support Engineer
12 11 (5.73%) Project Engineer
13 8 (4.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 8 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
14 7 (3.65%) Analyst
14 7 (3.65%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.13%) 802.1X
2 5 (2.60%) HTML
3 3 (1.56%) .NET
3 3 (1.56%) Ajax
4 2 (1.04%) CSS
4 2 (1.04%) J2EE
4 2 (1.04%) Middleware
4 2 (1.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
2 19 (9.90%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.13%) Clustering
4 4 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.04%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.04%) FlexPod
5 2 (1.04%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.04%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.04%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.04%) Replication
5 2 (1.04%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.52%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 89 (46.35%) Linux
2 78 (40.63%) Unix
3 63 (32.81%) Windows
4 47 (24.48%) Solaris
5 45 (23.44%) Windows 2000
5 45 (23.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 45 (23.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.08%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.04%) CatOS
7 2 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (46.88%) Risk Management
2 50 (26.04%) Information Security
3 37 (19.27%) ITIL
4 36 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
5 26 (13.54%) Security Operations
6 23 (11.98%) Service Delivery
7 20 (10.42%) Mentoring
8 18 (9.38%) Content Management
8 18 (9.38%) Identity Management
8 18 (9.38%) Network Design
8 18 (9.38%) Security Management
9 17 (8.85%) Coaching
10 14 (7.29%) Load Balancing
11 12 (6.25%) Presales
12 11 (5.73%) Change Control
12 11 (5.73%) Validation
13 8 (4.17%) Time Management
14 6 (3.13%) GAP Analysis
14 6 (3.13%) Network Load Balancing
14 6 (3.13%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.77%) PowerShell
1 13 (6.77%) Python
2 11 (5.73%) Perl
3 9 (4.69%) Ruby
4 5 (2.60%) Bash Shell
4 5 (2.60%) Java
5 4 (2.08%) PHP
6 2 (1.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 68 (35.42%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (21.35%) CCNP
3 34 (17.71%) CCIE
4 23 (11.98%) CCSE
4 23 (11.98%) JNCIS
5 19 (9.90%) CCSP
6 16 (8.33%) JNCIA
7 9 (4.69%) CCNA
8 6 (3.13%) JNCIP
9 5 (2.60%) CISSP
10 4 (2.08%) CISA
10 4 (2.08%) CISM
10 4 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (1.56%) Security Cleared
12 2 (1.04%) CCVP
12 2 (1.04%) Degree
12 2 (1.04%) SC Cleared
12 2 (1.04%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.52%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (15.10%) SLA
2 3 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (9.38%) ProxySG
2 10 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.13%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.60%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.56%) Firmware
6 2 (1.04%) iptables
6 2 (1.04%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.04%) vSphere
7 1 (0.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (2.60%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (2.08%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.04%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.04%) Puppet
3 2 (1.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (1.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (1.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 153 (79.69%) Cisco
2 138 (71.88%) Juniper
3 112 (58.33%) CheckPoint
4 106 (55.21%) Blue Coat
5 99 (51.56%) Palo Alto
6 64 (33.33%) Sourcefire
7 46 (23.96%) Crossbeam
8 29 (15.10%) Fortinet
9 25 (13.02%) HP
10 23 (11.98%) Microsoft
11 21 (10.94%) Intel Security
12 18 (9.38%) Imperva
12 18 (9.38%) Proofpoint
12 18 (9.38%) TippingPoint
13 12 (6.25%) VMware
14 5 (2.60%) Brocade
14 5 (2.60%) Nokia
14 5 (2.60%) SolarWinds
15 4 (2.08%) Foundry
15 4 (2.08%) Red Hat
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