The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Berkshire region.

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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 96 137 159
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +22
Permanent jobs citing F5 128 77 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.28% 1.39% 1.25%
As % of the Vendors category 4.52% 2.67% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 96 53 68
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.00%
Vendors Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2831 2887 2958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 50.44% 52.06% 49.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1953 2184 2493
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £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
South East

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +18 64 £50,000 -16.66% 2
Bracknell +20 23 £50,000 +25.00%
Slough +19 14 £60,000 +6.66% 1
Newbury 0 1 £55,000 -
F5
South East

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 179 (70.20%) Cisco
2 175 (68.63%) Firewall
3 158 (61.96%) Juniper
4 113 (44.31%) CheckPoint
5 97 (38.04%) Network Security
6 84 (32.94%) TCP/IP
7 74 (29.02%) Cisco Certification
8 73 (28.63%) OSPF
9 69 (27.06%) DNS
10 64 (25.10%) CCNP
10 64 (25.10%) BGP
11 62 (24.31%) Windows
12 61 (23.92%) SSL
12 61 (23.92%) Load Balancing
13 57 (22.35%) Finance
14 54 (21.18%) Network Design
14 54 (21.18%) Internet
15 53 (20.78%) VPN
15 53 (20.78%) Blue Coat
16 51 (20.00%) ITIL
16 51 (20.00%) MPLS
17 50 (19.61%) WAN
18 46 (18.04%) SMTP
19 44 (17.25%) Websense
20 42 (16.47%) IPsec
21 39 (15.29%) Active Directory
22 38 (14.90%) Cisco ASA
23 37 (14.51%) Data Security
24 36 (14.12%) LAN
25 35 (13.73%) UNIX

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 28 (10.98%) IIS
2 20 (7.84%) WebSphere
3 18 (7.06%) MS Exchange
4 15 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 15 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
4 15 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.57%) Apache
5 4 (1.57%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.39%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (5.88%) MS Visio
1 15 (5.88%) MS Office
2 6 (2.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.18%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 175 (68.63%) Firewall
2 97 (38.04%) Network Security
3 84 (32.94%) TCP/IP
4 73 (28.63%) OSPF
5 69 (27.06%) DNS
6 64 (25.10%) BGP
7 61 (23.92%) SSL
8 54 (21.18%) Internet
9 53 (20.78%) VPN
10 51 (20.00%) MPLS
11 50 (19.61%) WAN
12 46 (18.04%) SMTP
13 42 (16.47%) IPsec
14 38 (14.90%) Cisco ASA
15 36 (14.12%) LAN
16 35 (13.73%) EIGRP
17 34 (13.33%) BIG-IP
18 33 (12.94%) IGRP
19 32 (12.55%) TACACS
20 31 (12.16%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.39%) Data Mining
General
1 57 (22.35%) Finance
2 24 (9.41%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.31%) German Language
3 11 (4.31%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.75%) Retail
4 7 (2.75%) Billing
5 4 (1.57%) French Language
6 2 (0.78%) Legal
7 1 (0.39%) Law
Job Titles
1 82 (32.16%) Network Engineer
2 52 (20.39%) Security Engineer
3 43 (16.86%) Consultant
4 31 (12.16%) Architect
5 25 (9.80%) Network Security Engineer
6 23 (9.02%) Security Consultant
7 22 (8.63%) Network Architect
8 21 (8.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 19 (7.45%) Senior Network Engineer
9 19 (7.45%) Network Consultant
10 18 (7.06%) Server Engineer
11 16 (6.27%) Senior Security Engineer
12 15 (5.88%) Firewall Engineer
12 15 (5.88%) Design Engineer
12 15 (5.88%) Support Engineer
12 15 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
13 14 (5.49%) Senior Design Engineer
13 14 (5.49%) IP Engineer
13 14 (5.49%) Network Security Consultant
14 12 (4.71%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.84%) SOAP
2 4 (1.57%) .NET
3 1 (0.39%) MSMQ
3 1 (0.39%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.39%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.27%) Smartphone
2 5 (1.96%) CLARiiON
3 4 (1.57%) Firmware
3 4 (1.57%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (0.78%) Replication
4 2 (0.78%) Computer Science
4 2 (0.78%) SecurID
4 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.39%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.39%) PKI
5 1 (0.39%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 62 (24.31%) Windows
2 35 (13.73%) UNIX
3 23 (9.02%) Linux
4 20 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (6.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (5.10%) Solaris
7 9 (3.53%) Windows 2000
8 7 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (23.92%) Load Balancing
2 54 (21.18%) Network Design
3 51 (20.00%) ITIL
4 37 (14.51%) Data Security
5 34 (13.33%) Network Management
6 30 (11.76%) Change Management
7 27 (10.59%) Capacity Management
8 14 (5.49%) ERP
9 12 (4.71%) Change Control
10 11 (4.31%) Product Management
11 10 (3.92%) Scrum
11 10 (3.92%) Performance Management
11 10 (3.92%) B2B
12 8 (3.14%) Validation
13 6 (2.35%) Information Security
13 6 (2.35%) Problem Management
14 5 (1.96%) Network Architecture
14 5 (1.96%) SIEM
14 5 (1.96%) Supplier Management
15 4 (1.57%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.10%) Perl
2 6 (2.35%) Shell Script
3 5 (1.96%) Python
3 5 (1.96%) VB
3 5 (1.96%) C
3 5 (1.96%) C++
4 4 (1.57%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 74 (29.02%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (25.10%) CCNP
3 33 (12.94%) Security Cleared
4 29 (11.37%) SC Cleared
5 27 (10.59%) CCSA
5 27 (10.59%) CCSE
6 25 (9.80%) CCNA
7 20 (7.84%) CISSP
8 17 (6.67%) CCIE
9 15 (5.88%) JNCIA
10 6 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (1.96%) CCDP
11 5 (1.96%) CCSP
11 5 (1.96%) MCSE
11 5 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (1.57%) JNCIE
13 3 (1.18%) CCIP
13 3 (1.18%) JNCIP
13 3 (1.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (10.98%) PCI DSS
2 26 (10.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 13 (5.10%) SLA
4 10 (3.92%) QA
5 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (15.29%) Active Directory
2 19 (7.45%) VMware ESXi
3 16 (6.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (5.88%) ISA Server
5 10 (3.92%) KVM
6 9 (3.53%) ProxySG
7 6 (2.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 26 (10.20%) SCCM
2 20 (7.84%) ARCserve
2 20 (7.84%) CiscoWorks
2 20 (7.84%) HP NNM
3 15 (5.88%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 179 (70.20%) Cisco
2 158 (61.96%) Juniper
3 113 (44.31%) CheckPoint
4 53 (20.78%) Blue Coat
5 44 (17.25%) Websense
6 33 (12.94%) HP
7 28 (10.98%) VMware
8 23 (9.02%) Sourcefire
9 21 (8.24%) McAfee
10 20 (7.84%) ServiceNow
11 19 (7.45%) Fortinet
12 18 (7.06%) Nokia
13 12 (4.71%) Microsoft
14 10 (3.92%) Riverbed
15 9 (3.53%) Crossbeam
16 8 (3.14%) Oracle
17 7 (2.75%) Brocade
18 6 (2.35%) EMC
19 5 (1.96%) Huawei
20 4 (1.57%) TippingPoint
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