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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 118 133 120
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -13
Permanent jobs citing F5 116 101 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.02% 1.75% 2.06%
As % of the Vendors category 3.78% 3.30% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 98 71 107
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,800 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
3072 3064 2607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 53.39% 52.98% 48.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2117 2194 2108
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,550 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 December 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 December 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 +9 71 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Slough +16 22 £60,000 +84.61% 1
Maidenhead - 8 £57,500 -
Bracknell -11 7 £52,500 -4.54%
Ascot - 2 £60,000 -
Newbury +1 1 £45,000 -18.18%
F5
South East

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 190 (81.90%) Cisco
2 160 (68.97%) Firewall
3 132 (56.90%) Juniper
4 102 (43.97%) CheckPoint
5 90 (38.79%) Network Security
6 89 (38.36%) Cisco Certification
7 77 (33.19%) CCNP
8 67 (28.88%) ITIL
9 62 (26.72%) TCP/IP
10 57 (24.57%) Cisco ASA
11 56 (24.14%) DNS
12 54 (23.28%) BGP
13 50 (21.55%) OSPF
14 45 (19.40%) Windows
14 45 (19.40%) VPN
14 45 (19.40%) Blue Coat
15 41 (17.67%) Finance
16 40 (17.24%) UNIX
16 40 (17.24%) SSL
17 38 (16.38%) Network Design
18 36 (15.52%) CCIE
18 36 (15.52%) Security Cleared
19 35 (15.09%) Cisco Nexus
20 34 (14.66%) Agile Software Development
21 33 (14.22%) MPLS
22 31 (13.36%) Wireless
22 31 (13.36%) Telecoms
22 31 (13.36%) CCSE
23 30 (12.93%) VMware
24 29 (12.50%) EIGRP

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 23 (9.91%) IIS
2 9 (3.88%) MS Exchange
2 9 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (2.59%) Apache
4 5 (2.16%) Lync
5 2 (0.86%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.86%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.86%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (3.88%) MS Office
1 9 (3.88%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.88%) SaaS
2 2 (0.86%) PaaS
2 2 (0.86%) IaaS
2 2 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 160 (68.97%) Firewall
2 90 (38.79%) Network Security
3 62 (26.72%) TCP/IP
4 57 (24.57%) Cisco ASA
5 56 (24.14%) DNS
6 54 (23.28%) BGP
7 50 (21.55%) OSPF
8 45 (19.40%) VPN
9 40 (17.24%) SSL
10 35 (15.09%) Cisco Nexus
11 33 (14.22%) MPLS
12 31 (13.36%) Wireless
13 29 (12.50%) EIGRP
14 26 (11.21%) BIG-IP
15 25 (10.78%) LAN
15 25 (10.78%) WAN
15 25 (10.78%) DHCP
16 22 (9.48%) Internet
17 21 (9.05%) Wireshark
18 20 (8.62%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.43%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.43%) Data Mining
General
1 41 (17.67%) Finance
2 31 (13.36%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.88%) German Language
4 7 (3.02%) Retail
5 4 (1.72%) French Language
6 2 (0.86%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.43%) Legal
7 1 (0.43%) Billing
Job Titles
1 80 (34.48%) Network Engineer
2 50 (21.55%) Security Engineer
3 30 (12.93%) Network Security Engineer
4 28 (12.07%) Architect
5 26 (11.21%) Network Architect
6 21 (9.05%) Consultant
6 21 (9.05%) Senior Network Engineer
7 19 (8.19%) Senior Network Architect
7 19 (8.19%) Senior Architect
8 18 (7.76%) Team Leader
9 15 (6.47%) Security Consultant
10 12 (5.17%) Analyst
11 11 (4.74%) Network Consultant
11 11 (4.74%) Network Team Leader
12 9 (3.88%) Systems Administrator
12 9 (3.88%) Administrator
13 8 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
13 8 (3.45%) Security Analyst
13 8 (3.45%) Senior Security Engineer
13 8 (3.45%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.31%) HTML
2 5 (2.16%) XML
3 2 (0.86%) CGI
3 2 (0.86%) SOAP
4 1 (0.43%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.88%) CLARiiON
1 9 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.59%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.16%) Clustering
4 2 (0.86%) Cryptography
4 2 (0.86%) SecurID
4 2 (0.86%) PKI
4 2 (0.86%) Smartphone
4 2 (0.86%) Statistics
4 2 (0.86%) PMI
4 2 (0.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 45 (19.40%) Windows
2 40 (17.24%) UNIX
3 24 (10.34%) Linux
4 23 (9.91%) Solaris
5 17 (7.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (7.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (6.03%) Windows 2000
7 9 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (28.88%) ITIL
2 38 (16.38%) Network Design
3 34 (14.66%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (10.78%) Load Balancing
5 21 (9.05%) Kalman Filter
6 20 (8.62%) Change Management
7 18 (7.76%) Data Security
7 18 (7.76%) Problem Management
8 16 (6.90%) Coaching
9 15 (6.47%) Mentoring
10 14 (6.03%) Supplier Management
11 13 (5.60%) Information Security
12 12 (5.17%) Migration
12 12 (5.17%) Project Management
12 12 (5.17%) ERP
13 11 (4.74%) Performance Management
14 10 (4.31%) Product Management
14 10 (4.31%) Scrum
14 10 (4.31%) B2B
15 9 (3.88%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.60%) C
2 10 (4.31%) C++
2 10 (4.31%) Java
3 8 (3.45%) SQL
4 7 (3.02%) Perl
4 7 (3.02%) Shell Script
5 5 (2.16%) PowerShell
5 5 (2.16%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.16%) Tcl
5 5 (2.16%) PHP
5 5 (2.16%) VB
5 5 (2.16%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.16%) C#
6 2 (0.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 89 (38.36%) Cisco Certification
2 77 (33.19%) CCNP
3 36 (15.52%) CCIE
3 36 (15.52%) Security Cleared
4 31 (13.36%) CCSE
5 29 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 24 (10.34%) CCSA
7 19 (8.19%) CCIP
7 19 (8.19%) CCNA
8 14 (6.03%) JNCIA
9 13 (5.60%) CISSP
10 11 (4.74%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (4.31%) Degree
12 8 (3.45%) CCSP
12 8 (3.45%) CCDP
13 7 (3.02%) CCDA
14 4 (1.72%) JNCIS
14 4 (1.72%) JNCIP
14 4 (1.72%) JNCIE
15 3 (1.29%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 16 (6.90%) SLA
2 16 (6.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 11 (4.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (4.31%) QA
5 6 (2.59%) COBIT
6 4 (1.72%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 27 (11.64%) Active Directory
2 22 (9.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (9.05%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (4.31%) ProxySG
5 9 (3.88%) ISA Server
6 6 (2.59%) Firmware
7 5 (2.16%) VMware ESX
8 3 (1.29%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.43%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 18 (7.76%) SCCM
2 16 (6.90%) ARCserve
3 14 (6.03%) FortiGate
4 4 (1.72%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (0.86%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 190 (81.90%) Cisco
2 132 (56.90%) Juniper
3 102 (43.97%) CheckPoint
4 45 (19.40%) Blue Coat
5 30 (12.93%) VMware
6 25 (10.78%) Websense
7 21 (9.05%) HP
8 18 (7.76%) EMC
9 17 (7.33%) McAfee
9 17 (7.33%) Sourcefire
10 16 (6.90%) Nokia
10 16 (6.90%) ServiceNow
11 14 (6.03%) Crossbeam
12 12 (5.17%) Aruba
13 10 (4.31%) NetScout
13 10 (4.31%) Fortinet
14 9 (3.88%) Oracle
14 9 (3.88%) Dell
15 8 (3.45%) Microsoft
16 7 (3.02%) Avaya
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