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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 102 108 137
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +29
Permanent jobs citing F5 128 127 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.24% 2.39% 1.50%
As % of the Vendors category 4.51% 4.07% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 110 104 68
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -12.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,100
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.25%
Vendors Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2836 3117 3042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 49.62% 58.56% 49.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2043 2339 2542
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading +1 85 £52,500 +23.52%
Bracknell +22 12 £48,250 +48.46%
Slough +11 11 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Windsor - 1 £45,000 -
F5
South East

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 158 (75.24%) Cisco
2 147 (70.00%) Firewall
3 132 (62.86%) Juniper
4 115 (54.76%) CheckPoint
5 78 (37.14%) Cisco Certification
6 76 (36.19%) Network Security
7 69 (32.86%) Blue Coat
7 69 (32.86%) CCNP
8 63 (30.00%) TCP/IP
9 51 (24.29%) DNS
9 51 (24.29%) Cisco ASA
10 46 (21.90%) OSPF
11 45 (21.43%) BGP
12 41 (19.52%) HP
12 41 (19.52%) Windows
12 41 (19.52%) Security Cleared
13 40 (19.05%) SMTP
13 40 (19.05%) Websense
14 39 (18.57%) WAN
14 39 (18.57%) Network Design
15 38 (18.10%) SC Cleared
16 37 (17.62%) ITIL
16 37 (17.62%) MPLS
17 35 (16.67%) LAN
18 34 (16.19%) Active Directory
19 33 (15.71%) Telecoms
19 33 (15.71%) FWSM
20 31 (14.76%) Cisco Nexus
20 31 (14.76%) BIG-IP
20 31 (14.76%) VPN

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 18 (8.57%) IIS
2 13 (6.19%) MS Exchange
3 12 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (5.71%) Lync
3 12 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (5.24%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.90%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (6.67%) MS Office
2 12 (5.71%) MS Visio
3 10 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 147 (70.00%) Firewall
2 76 (36.19%) Network Security
3 63 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 51 (24.29%) DNS
4 51 (24.29%) Cisco ASA
5 46 (21.90%) OSPF
6 45 (21.43%) BGP
7 40 (19.05%) SMTP
8 39 (18.57%) WAN
9 37 (17.62%) MPLS
10 35 (16.67%) LAN
11 33 (15.71%) FWSM
12 31 (14.76%) Cisco Nexus
12 31 (14.76%) BIG-IP
12 31 (14.76%) VPN
13 29 (13.81%) DHCP
14 28 (13.33%) SNMP
15 27 (12.86%) SSL
15 27 (12.86%) VoIP
15 27 (12.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.95%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.48%) Big Data
2 1 (0.48%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.48%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.48%) Data Mining
General
1 33 (15.71%) Telecoms
2 29 (13.81%) Finance
3 19 (9.05%) Back Office
4 14 (6.67%) Retail
4 14 (6.67%) Billing
5 11 (5.24%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.38%) Legal
7 4 (1.90%) German Language
8 3 (1.43%) French Language
9 1 (0.48%) Law
Job Titles
1 54 (25.71%) Network Engineer
2 46 (21.90%) Security Engineer
2 46 (21.90%) Consultant
3 31 (14.76%) Architect
4 25 (11.90%) Network Architect
5 21 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
6 19 (9.05%) Security Consultant
7 18 (8.57%) Support Engineer
7 18 (8.57%) IP Engineer
8 17 (8.10%) Network Consultant
9 16 (7.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 16 (7.62%) Support Consultant
10 14 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
10 14 (6.67%) Senior Support Consultant
11 13 (6.19%) Senior Network Engineer
12 12 (5.71%) Senior Security Engineer
13 10 (4.76%) Server Engineer
13 10 (4.76%) Firewall Engineer
14 9 (4.29%) Security Support Engineer
14 9 (4.29%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.24%) SOAP
2 4 (1.90%) .NET
3 1 (0.48%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (2.86%) Replication
2 5 (2.38%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (2.38%) PKI
3 4 (1.90%) Firmware
3 4 (1.90%) CLARiiON
4 3 (1.43%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.48%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.48%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.48%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.48%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 41 (19.52%) Windows
2 24 (11.43%) UNIX
3 16 (7.62%) Linux
4 11 (5.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (5.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (5.24%) Solaris
5 6 (2.86%) Windows 2000
5 6 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.38%) AIX
7 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (18.57%) Network Design
2 37 (17.62%) ITIL
3 28 (13.33%) Load Balancing
4 26 (12.38%) Data Security
5 24 (11.43%) Network Management
6 22 (10.48%) Change Management
7 16 (7.62%) Capacity Management
8 13 (6.19%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (5.24%) CRM
10 10 (4.76%) Problem Management
10 10 (4.76%) Network Architecture
11 9 (4.29%) Information Security
12 8 (3.81%) Change Control
13 7 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
14 6 (2.86%) ERP
14 6 (2.86%) Release Management
15 5 (2.38%) Risk Management
15 5 (2.38%) Project Management
16 4 (1.90%) Technical Architecture
16 4 (1.90%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 14 (6.67%) Perl
2 4 (1.90%) Python
2 4 (1.90%) SQL
2 4 (1.90%) Shell Script
2 4 (1.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 78 (37.14%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (32.86%) CCNP
3 41 (19.52%) Security Cleared
4 38 (18.10%) SC Cleared
5 28 (13.33%) CCIE
6 21 (10.00%) CCSE
6 21 (10.00%) CCSA
7 18 (8.57%) CCDP
8 16 (7.62%) CCNA
9 12 (5.71%) JNCIA
10 10 (4.76%) CISSP
11 8 (3.81%) Degree
12 5 (2.38%) OSCP
12 5 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (1.90%) MCSE
13 4 (1.90%) CCDA
13 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (0.95%) CCSP
14 2 (0.95%) CCIP
15 1 (0.48%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.71%) SLA
1 12 (5.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 12 (5.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (16.19%) Active Directory
2 23 (10.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (8.10%) ProxySG
4 12 (5.71%) ISA Server
5 8 (3.81%) KVM
6 5 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.90%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.48%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (5.71%) ARCserve
1 12 (5.71%) SCCM
2 11 (5.24%) HP NNM
2 11 (5.24%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (0.95%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.48%) Puppet
4 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 158 (75.24%) Cisco
2 132 (62.86%) Juniper
3 115 (54.76%) CheckPoint
4 69 (32.86%) Blue Coat
5 41 (19.52%) HP
6 40 (19.05%) Websense
7 28 (13.33%) Sourcefire
7 28 (13.33%) Microsoft
8 27 (12.86%) VMware
9 26 (12.38%) Nokia
10 24 (11.43%) Fortinet
11 17 (8.10%) McAfee
11 17 (8.10%) ProCurve
12 16 (7.62%) Riverbed
12 16 (7.62%) Aruba
13 12 (5.71%) ServiceNow
14 6 (2.86%) Crossbeam
15 5 (2.38%) Foundry
15 5 (2.38%) Brocade
15 5 (2.38%) BT
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £42,000 per annum £42K Circa + Bonus + Bens + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + car allowance, pension
Posted: 9 days ago
Berkshire
Sytel Reply
Salary: excellent, bonus, flexible benefits, pension and life insurance
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago