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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 81 89 109
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +20
Permanent jobs citing F5 153 138 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.04% 2.53% 2.28%
As % of the Vendors category 6.11% 5.06% 3.98%
Number of salaries quoted 88 120 90
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £60,000 £67,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
2505 2727 2990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 49.81% 49.95% 57.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1851 1936 2340
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 0 94 £57,500 +9.52% 6
Maidenhead - 9 £67,500 - 1
Bracknell -2 6 £52,250 +6.63% 1
Slough -9 5 £62,500 +48.80% 1
F5
South East

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 224 (87.16%) Cisco
2 197 (76.65%) Firewall
3 163 (63.42%) Juniper
4 155 (60.31%) Cisco Certification
5 153 (59.53%) CheckPoint
6 101 (39.30%) CCNP
7 94 (36.58%) BGP
8 92 (35.80%) MPLS
9 86 (33.46%) CCIE
10 84 (32.68%) TCP/IP
11 76 (29.57%) OSPF
12 69 (26.85%) Cisco ASA
13 64 (24.90%) Network Security
14 62 (24.12%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 59 (22.96%) Blue Coat
16 52 (20.23%) CCSE
17 51 (19.84%) Linux
18 50 (19.46%) Cisco Nexus
19 47 (18.29%) ITIL
20 43 (16.73%) BIG-IP
21 42 (16.34%) CCNA
21 42 (16.34%) Cisco PIX
22 40 (15.56%) Windows
23 39 (15.18%) CCSA
24 38 (14.79%) Agile Software Development
24 38 (14.79%) Load Balancing
24 38 (14.79%) UNIX
25 35 (13.62%) WAN
25 35 (13.62%) Telecoms
26 33 (12.84%) Cisco IOS

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 14 (5.45%) IIS
2 8 (3.11%) Apache
3 4 (1.56%) Lync
4 2 (0.78%) CMS
5 1 (0.39%) Eucalyptus
5 1 (0.39%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.39%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (3.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.17%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.95%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.78%) SaaS
3 1 (0.39%) IaaS
3 1 (0.39%) PaaS
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.39%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 197 (76.65%) Firewall
2 94 (36.58%) BGP
3 92 (35.80%) MPLS
4 84 (32.68%) TCP/IP
5 76 (29.57%) OSPF
6 69 (26.85%) Cisco ASA
7 64 (24.90%) Network Security
8 62 (24.12%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 50 (19.46%) Cisco Nexus
10 43 (16.73%) BIG-IP
11 42 (16.34%) Cisco PIX
12 35 (13.62%) WAN
13 33 (12.84%) Cisco IOS
14 31 (12.06%) VPN
15 30 (11.67%) LAN
16 29 (11.28%) Wireless
17 28 (10.89%) IOS XR
18 27 (10.51%) NX-OS
19 23 (8.95%) DNS
20 21 (8.17%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.06%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.72%) MySQL
General
1 35 (13.62%) Telecoms
2 10 (3.89%) Finance
3 6 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.95%) French Language
4 5 (1.95%) German Language
5 3 (1.17%) Billing
5 3 (1.17%) Retail
5 3 (1.17%) Back Office
6 1 (0.39%) Advertising
6 1 (0.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 92 (35.80%) Network Engineer
2 52 (20.23%) Consultant
3 50 (19.46%) Security Engineer
4 34 (13.23%) Senior Consultant
5 30 (11.67%) Senior Network Engineer
6 25 (9.73%) Analyst
7 21 (8.17%) Architect
7 21 (8.17%) Network Security Engineer
7 21 (8.17%) Security Analyst
8 17 (6.61%) Network Consultant
8 17 (6.61%) Network Architect
9 16 (6.23%) Support Engineer
9 16 (6.23%) Security Consultant
10 15 (5.84%) Technical Consultant
11 14 (5.45%) Network Analyst
12 13 (5.06%) Senior Network Consultant
13 12 (4.67%) Network Security Analyst
13 12 (4.67%) Network Support
14 11 (4.28%) Network Support Engineer
14 11 (4.28%) Senior Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.06%) CSS
2 7 (2.72%) LAMP
3 2 (0.78%) CGI
4 1 (0.39%) SOAP
4 1 (0.39%) XML
4 1 (0.39%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.45%) Statistics
2 11 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 9 (3.50%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.72%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.17%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.17%) FlexPod
6 3 (1.17%) Replication
7 2 (0.78%) PKI
8 1 (0.39%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.39%) Clustering
8 1 (0.39%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 51 (19.84%) Linux
2 40 (15.56%) Windows
3 38 (14.79%) UNIX
4 30 (11.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (8.56%) Windows 2000
5 22 (8.56%) Solaris
6 11 (4.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (2.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (18.29%) ITIL
2 38 (14.79%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (14.79%) Load Balancing
3 21 (8.17%) Service Delivery
4 18 (7.00%) Network Design
5 17 (6.61%) Mentoring
6 13 (5.06%) Coaching
7 11 (4.28%) Network Management
7 11 (4.28%) Information Security
8 10 (3.89%) Project Management
9 8 (3.11%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (3.11%) Network Monitoring
10 7 (2.72%) DDoS Mitigation
10 7 (2.72%) Product Management
10 7 (2.72%) Incident Management
10 7 (2.72%) Change Management
11 6 (2.33%) Problem Management
12 5 (1.95%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (1.95%) Line Management
12 5 (1.95%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 12 (4.67%) SQL
2 9 (3.50%) Perl
3 6 (2.33%) PHP
4 3 (1.17%) Python
5 2 (0.78%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.78%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.39%) Korn
6 1 (0.39%) C
6 1 (0.39%) Java
Qualifications
1 155 (60.31%) Cisco Certification
2 101 (39.30%) CCNP
3 86 (33.46%) CCIE
4 52 (20.23%) CCSE
5 42 (16.34%) CCNA
6 39 (15.18%) CCSA
7 27 (10.51%) Security Cleared
8 21 (8.17%) SC Cleared
9 15 (5.84%) CCSP
10 14 (5.45%) CISSP
11 9 (3.50%) Degree
11 9 (3.50%) CCDP
12 8 (3.11%) Check Point Certification
13 7 (2.72%) JNCIP
14 6 (2.33%) MCSE
14 6 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (2.33%) JNCIE
15 5 (1.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 4 (1.56%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.34%) SLA
2 1 (0.39%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) BS7799
System Software
1 25 (9.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (3.89%) Hyper-V
3 6 (2.33%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.33%) ProxySG
4 4 (1.56%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.78%) Firmware
7 1 (0.39%) vCloud
7 1 (0.39%) iptables
7 1 (0.39%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (5.45%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.39%) HP NNM
2 1 (0.39%) SCCM
2 1 (0.39%) SCOM
2 1 (0.39%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 224 (87.16%) Cisco
2 163 (63.42%) Juniper
3 153 (59.53%) CheckPoint
4 59 (22.96%) Blue Coat
5 32 (12.45%) VMware
5 32 (12.45%) Riverbed
6 30 (11.67%) HP
6 30 (11.67%) Nokia
7 24 (9.34%) Sourcefire
8 23 (8.95%) Crossbeam
8 23 (8.95%) Fortinet
9 18 (7.00%) Microsoft
10 13 (5.06%) Websense
11 12 (4.67%) McAfee
12 10 (3.89%) Mitel
12 10 (3.89%) ProCurve
12 10 (3.89%) Aruba
13 8 (3.11%) Dell
13 8 (3.11%) Brocade
14 7 (2.72%) Huawei
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Salary: Competitive
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