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 25 September 2016 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 103 155 118
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -37
Permanent jobs citing F5 108 82 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.54% 1.56% 2.03%
As % of the Vendors category 5.17% 3.18% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 73 64 98
Median salary £60,000 £53,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.62% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £38,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
2088 2582 3041
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 49.16% 49.21% 51.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1600 2002 2039
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £67,500 £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 25 September 2016.

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 25 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +28 75 £60,000 +14.28% 1
Maidenhead +2 11 £57,500 -13.20%
Bracknell -2 4 £48,500 +27.63%
Slough +11 3 £55,000 -
Windsor +2 1 £77,500 +78.16%
F5
South East

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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.

1 179 (81.74%) Cisco
2 176 (80.37%) Firewall
3 143 (65.30%) CheckPoint
4 138 (63.01%) Juniper
5 97 (44.29%) Linux
6 93 (42.47%) Palo Alto
7 89 (40.64%) Cisco Certification
8 88 (40.18%) Cisco ASA
9 85 (38.81%) TCP/IP
10 75 (34.25%) CCNP
11 74 (33.79%) ITIL
11 74 (33.79%) MPLS
12 67 (30.59%) Unix
12 67 (30.59%) Windows
13 62 (28.31%) Blue Coat
14 55 (25.11%) BGP
15 54 (24.66%) Solaris
16 50 (22.83%) OSPF
17 47 (21.46%) Windows Server 2003
17 47 (21.46%) Windows 2000
17 47 (21.46%) BIG-IP
17 47 (21.46%) Windows Server 2008
18 45 (20.55%) Data Centre
18 45 (20.55%) Network Security
19 43 (19.63%) German Language
20 42 (19.18%) VPN
20 42 (19.18%) Cisco Nexus
21 41 (18.72%) Cisco PIX
22 36 (16.44%) Sourcefire
23 35 (15.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

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 9 (4.11%) Apache
1 9 (4.11%) IIS
2 5 (2.28%) nginx
3 3 (1.37%) JBoss
3 3 (1.37%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.37%) SAS
4 2 (0.91%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (1.37%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.57%) SaaS
2 6 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 176 (80.37%) Firewall
2 88 (40.18%) Cisco ASA
3 85 (38.81%) TCP/IP
4 74 (33.79%) MPLS
5 55 (25.11%) BGP
6 50 (22.83%) OSPF
7 47 (21.46%) BIG-IP
8 45 (20.55%) Network Security
9 42 (19.18%) Cisco Nexus
9 42 (19.18%) VPN
10 41 (18.72%) Cisco PIX
11 35 (15.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 32 (14.61%) WAN
13 28 (12.79%) tcpdump
13 28 (12.79%) Wireshark
14 26 (11.87%) Wireless
15 25 (11.42%) DNS
15 25 (11.42%) LAN
16 23 (10.50%) EIGRP
17 22 (10.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.37%) Hadoop
1 3 (1.37%) MySQL
1 3 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (1.37%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.91%) Ant
2 2 (0.91%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 43 (19.63%) German Language
2 30 (13.70%) French Language
3 17 (7.76%) Manufacturing
4 9 (4.11%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.20%) Finance
6 4 (1.83%) Back Office
7 3 (1.37%) Billing
7 3 (1.37%) Retail
8 1 (0.46%) Electronics
8 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.46%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 109 (49.77%) Network Engineer
2 90 (41.10%) Security Engineer
3 46 (21.00%) Juniper Engineer
4 39 (17.81%) Linux Engineer
5 37 (16.89%) Support Engineer
6 36 (16.44%) Senior Network Engineer
7 33 (15.07%) Cisco Engineer
7 33 (15.07%) Network Security Engineer
7 33 (15.07%) Network Support
7 33 (15.07%) Network Support Engineer
8 29 (13.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 17 (7.76%) Switch Engineer
10 16 (7.31%) Consultant
10 16 (7.31%) Security Consultant
10 16 (7.31%) Senior Security Engineer
11 11 (5.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (5.02%) Senior Network Support
11 11 (5.02%) Senior Network Support Engineer
11 11 (5.02%) Senior Support Engineer
12 10 (4.57%) Security Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.11%) 802.1X
2 7 (3.20%) HTML
2 7 (3.20%) XML
3 5 (2.28%) Regular Expression
4 4 (1.83%) SAML
5 3 (1.37%) Web Services
6 2 (0.91%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 45 (20.55%) Data Centre
2 14 (6.39%) Virtual Team
3 11 (5.02%) Security Operations Centre
4 9 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.11%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 7 (3.20%) Clustering
7 6 (2.74%) Driving Licence
8 5 (2.28%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.37%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.37%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.37%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.37%) Statistics
9 3 (1.37%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.46%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 97 (44.29%) Linux
2 67 (30.59%) Unix
2 67 (30.59%) Windows
3 54 (24.66%) Solaris
4 47 (21.46%) Windows 2000
4 47 (21.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 47 (21.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.91%) CentOS
6 2 (0.91%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (33.79%) ITIL
2 34 (15.53%) Load Balancing
3 30 (13.70%) Service Delivery
4 27 (12.33%) Change Management
5 21 (9.59%) Information Security
6 19 (8.68%) Network Monitoring
7 18 (8.22%) Problem Management
8 17 (7.76%) Trend Analysis
9 15 (6.85%) Network Design
9 15 (6.85%) Risk Management
10 14 (6.39%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (5.02%) Incident Management
11 11 (5.02%) Security Operations
12 10 (4.57%) Network Load Balancing
13 8 (3.65%) High Availability
14 7 (3.20%) Analytics
14 7 (3.20%) Data Security
14 7 (3.20%) Identity Management
14 7 (3.20%) Network Management
14 7 (3.20%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (10.96%) Python
2 21 (9.59%) Perl
3 16 (7.31%) PowerShell
4 12 (5.48%) Ruby
5 9 (4.11%) Java
6 7 (3.20%) Shell Script
7 5 (2.28%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.37%) PHP
9 1 (0.46%) SQL
Qualifications
1 89 (40.64%) Cisco Certification
2 75 (34.25%) CCNP
3 32 (14.61%) CCIE
4 24 (10.96%) CCNA
5 10 (4.57%) CCSE
5 10 (4.57%) CCVP
5 10 (4.57%) Security Cleared
6 9 (4.11%) CCSP
6 9 (4.11%) SC Cleared
7 8 (3.65%) Degree
8 7 (3.20%) JNCIA
9 6 (2.74%) JNCIP
9 6 (2.74%) JNCIS
10 5 (2.28%) CCDA
10 5 (2.28%) JNCIE
11 3 (1.37%) CISSP
12 2 (0.91%) CCDP
12 2 (0.91%) CEH
12 2 (0.91%) SANS
12 2 (0.91%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.13%) SLA
2 7 (3.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.83%) HIPAA
4 3 (1.37%) SAS 70
System Software
1 17 (7.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (6.39%) Firmware
3 7 (3.20%) iptables
3 7 (3.20%) vSphere
4 6 (2.74%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.37%) Docker
5 3 (1.37%) Xen
6 2 (0.91%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (4.11%) SolarWinds Orion
2 7 (3.20%) Puppet
3 6 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.28%) Nagios
5 3 (1.37%) Cacti
6 2 (0.91%) Ansible
6 2 (0.91%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (0.91%) QRadar
6 2 (0.91%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.46%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 179 (81.74%) Cisco
2 143 (65.30%) CheckPoint
3 138 (63.01%) Juniper
4 93 (42.47%) Palo Alto
5 62 (28.31%) Blue Coat
6 36 (16.44%) Sourcefire
7 31 (14.16%) Crossbeam
8 23 (10.50%) VMware
9 21 (9.59%) NetScout
10 16 (7.31%) Brocade
10 16 (7.31%) Fortinet
11 15 (6.85%) HP
12 12 (5.48%) Foundry
12 12 (5.48%) Red Hat
13 11 (5.02%) Citrix
13 11 (5.02%) SolarWinds
14 7 (3.20%) Egenera
14 7 (3.20%) Sun
15 6 (2.74%) Microsoft
15 6 (2.74%) NetApp
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