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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
South East / Berkshire
Rank 97 92 126
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +34
Permanent jobs citing F5 89 161 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.44% 3.01% 1.86%
As % of the Vendors category 4.76% 5.66% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 33 139 80
Median salary £55,000 £50,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.91% -8.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,000 £38,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £69,700
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
1870 2845 2854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.19% 53.12% 52.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1454 2312 2021
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £34,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £67,500
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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +8 73 £55,000 +8.91% 1
Bracknell +6 6 £70,000 +43.58%
Slough - 2 £51,750 -
Maidenhead -13 1 £60,000 +14.28%
F5
South East

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 155 (79.90%) Cisco
2 140 (72.16%) Juniper
3 118 (60.82%) CheckPoint
4 102 (52.58%) Firewall
5 99 (51.03%) Palo Alto
6 97 (50.00%) Blue Coat
7 95 (48.97%) Linux
8 90 (46.39%) TCP/IP
9 82 (42.27%) Unix
10 80 (41.24%) Risk Management
11 67 (34.54%) Cisco Certification
12 66 (34.02%) Windows
13 61 (31.44%) Sourcefire
14 52 (26.80%) Solaris
15 49 (25.26%) Windows 2000
15 49 (25.26%) Windows Server 2003
15 49 (25.26%) Windows Server 2008
16 48 (24.74%) Crossbeam
17 47 (24.23%) Information Security
18 46 (23.71%) CCNP
19 43 (22.16%) ITIL
20 40 (20.62%) MPLS
21 37 (19.07%) German Language
22 34 (17.53%) Network Security
22 34 (17.53%) CCIE
23 33 (17.01%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
24 31 (15.98%) Cisco ASA
24 31 (15.98%) VPN
25 27 (13.92%) SSL
25 27 (13.92%) HTTP

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 5 (2.58%) Apache
2 3 (1.55%) IIS
3 2 (1.03%) JBoss
3 2 (1.03%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.03%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.52%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (7.73%) MS PowerPoint
1 15 (7.73%) MS Visio
2 12 (6.19%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.58%) SaaS
2 3 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 102 (52.58%) Firewall
2 90 (46.39%) TCP/IP
3 40 (20.62%) MPLS
4 34 (17.53%) Network Security
5 33 (17.01%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 31 (15.98%) Cisco ASA
6 31 (15.98%) VPN
7 27 (13.92%) HTTP
7 27 (13.92%) SSL
8 23 (11.86%) BGP
8 23 (11.86%) BIG-IP
8 23 (11.86%) Cisco Nexus
8 23 (11.86%) Internet
9 22 (11.34%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 22 (11.34%) OSPF
10 20 (10.31%) Cisco PIX
11 16 (8.25%) Cisco IOS
12 14 (7.22%) VLAN
13 13 (6.70%) EIGRP
14 12 (6.19%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.55%) MySQL
General
1 37 (19.07%) German Language
2 19 (9.79%) French Language
3 13 (6.70%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.12%) Finance
5 6 (3.09%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.52%) Electronics
6 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 83 (42.78%) Security Engineer
2 69 (35.57%) Network Engineer
3 54 (27.84%) Juniper Engineer
4 38 (19.59%) Senior Security Engineer
5 31 (15.98%) Linux Engineer
6 21 (10.82%) Cisco Engineer
6 21 (10.82%) Consultant
6 21 (10.82%) Security Consultant
7 19 (9.79%) Senior Network Engineer
8 17 (8.76%) Support Engineer
9 15 (7.73%) Cisco Security Engineer
10 14 (7.22%) Network Security Engineer
10 14 (7.22%) Network Support
10 14 (7.22%) Network Support Engineer
11 13 (6.70%) Senior Cisco Engineer
12 12 (6.19%) Blue Coat Engineer
13 11 (5.67%) Project Engineer
14 10 (5.15%) Analyst
15 9 (4.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
16 8 (4.12%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.61%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.55%) HTML
2 3 (1.55%) XML
3 2 (1.03%) CSS
3 2 (1.03%) J2EE
3 2 (1.03%) Middleware
3 2 (1.03%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.86%) Data Centre
2 19 (9.79%) Security Operations Centre
3 6 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.09%) Statistics
4 5 (2.58%) Clustering
5 3 (1.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (1.55%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.03%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.03%) FlexPod
6 2 (1.03%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.03%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.03%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.03%) Replication
7 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.52%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 95 (48.97%) Linux
2 82 (42.27%) Unix
3 66 (34.02%) Windows
4 52 (26.80%) Solaris
5 49 (25.26%) Windows 2000
5 49 (25.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 49 (25.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.03%) CatOS
7 2 (1.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (41.24%) Risk Management
2 47 (24.23%) Information Security
3 43 (22.16%) ITIL
4 26 (13.40%) Kalman Filter
4 26 (13.40%) Service Delivery
5 22 (11.34%) Network Design
6 21 (10.82%) Security Operations
7 20 (10.31%) Load Balancing
8 13 (6.70%) Coaching
8 13 (6.70%) Content Management
8 13 (6.70%) Identity Management
8 13 (6.70%) Mentoring
8 13 (6.70%) Security Management
9 11 (5.67%) Change Control
9 11 (5.67%) Change Management
9 11 (5.67%) Validation
10 10 (5.15%) Presales
11 9 (4.64%) Creative Problem-Solving
11 9 (4.64%) Problem Management
11 9 (4.64%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (8.25%) Python
2 13 (6.70%) Perl
2 13 (6.70%) PowerShell
3 8 (4.12%) Ruby
4 3 (1.55%) Java
4 3 (1.55%) PHP
5 2 (1.03%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 67 (34.54%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (23.71%) CCNP
3 34 (17.53%) CCIE
4 22 (11.34%) CCSE
5 18 (9.28%) JNCIS
6 16 (8.25%) JNCIA
7 15 (7.73%) CCSP
8 10 (5.15%) CCNA
9 8 (4.12%) JNCIP
10 7 (3.61%) CISSP
11 5 (2.58%) CCVP
12 4 (2.06%) CISA
12 4 (2.06%) CISM
12 4 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (1.55%) JNCIE
14 2 (1.03%) Degree
14 2 (1.03%) SC Cleared
14 2 (1.03%) Security Cleared
15 1 (0.52%) CEH
15 1 (0.52%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (12.89%) SLA
2 4 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (6.70%) ProxySG
1 13 (6.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.61%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.58%) Firmware
4 4 (2.06%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.55%) iptables
5 3 (1.55%) vSphere
5 3 (1.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (1.55%) FortiGate
1 3 (1.55%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 155 (79.90%) Cisco
2 140 (72.16%) Juniper
3 118 (60.82%) CheckPoint
4 99 (51.03%) Palo Alto
5 97 (50.00%) Blue Coat
6 61 (31.44%) Sourcefire
7 48 (24.74%) Crossbeam
8 21 (10.82%) Fortinet
9 19 (9.79%) HP
10 16 (8.25%) Microsoft
11 13 (6.70%) Imperva
11 13 (6.70%) Intel Security
11 13 (6.70%) Proofpoint
11 13 (6.70%) TippingPoint
11 13 (6.70%) VMware
12 8 (4.12%) NetScout
13 7 (3.61%) Foundry
14 6 (3.09%) Citrix
14 6 (3.09%) NetApp
14 6 (3.09%) Nimble Storage
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