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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 113 102 126
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +24
Permanent jobs citing F5 121 133 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.03% 2.24% 1.81%
As % of the Vendors category 3.89% 4.26% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 103 95 97
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £40,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £50,300
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
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
3107 3122 2630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 52.07% 52.58% 49.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2067 2337 2133
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 October 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 October 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 0 84 £50,000 -4.76% 7
Slough +9 16 £53,750 +39.15% 2
Newbury +14 3 £45,000 -18.18%
Maidenhead -17 2 £57,500 -17.85%
Bracknell -7 1 - -
F5
South East

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 186 (75.30%) Cisco
2 166 (67.21%) Firewall
3 145 (58.70%) Juniper
4 104 (42.11%) Network Security
5 103 (41.70%) CheckPoint
6 88 (35.63%) TCP/IP
7 76 (30.77%) DNS
8 74 (29.96%) Cisco Certification
9 64 (25.91%) CCNP
9 64 (25.91%) ITIL
10 63 (25.51%) SSL
11 62 (25.10%) OSPF
12 61 (24.70%) BGP
13 59 (23.89%) VPN
14 57 (23.08%) Windows
15 52 (21.05%) Blue Coat
16 50 (20.24%) Finance
17 48 (19.43%) Network Design
17 48 (19.43%) BIG-IP
18 46 (18.62%) Internet
19 44 (17.81%) UNIX
20 41 (16.60%) Cisco ASA
21 40 (16.19%) Load Balancing
22 39 (15.79%) WAN
23 37 (14.98%) IPsec
23 37 (14.98%) Telecoms
24 36 (14.57%) MPLS
25 34 (13.77%) EIGRP
25 34 (13.77%) Active Directory
26 33 (13.36%) PCI DSS

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 22 (8.91%) IIS
2 9 (3.64%) MS Exchange
2 9 (3.64%) WebSphere
3 8 (3.24%) Apache
4 7 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.81%) Lync
5 2 (0.81%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.40%) JBoss
6 1 (0.40%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (2.83%) MS Office
1 7 (2.83%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.05%) SaaS
2 2 (0.81%) PaaS
2 2 (0.81%) IaaS
2 2 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 166 (67.21%) Firewall
2 104 (42.11%) Network Security
3 88 (35.63%) TCP/IP
4 76 (30.77%) DNS
5 63 (25.51%) SSL
6 62 (25.10%) OSPF
7 61 (24.70%) BGP
8 59 (23.89%) VPN
9 48 (19.43%) BIG-IP
10 46 (18.62%) Internet
11 41 (16.60%) Cisco ASA
12 39 (15.79%) WAN
13 37 (14.98%) IPsec
14 36 (14.57%) MPLS
15 34 (13.77%) EIGRP
16 33 (13.36%) Cisco Nexus
17 32 (12.96%) DHCP
18 31 (12.55%) SMTP
18 31 (12.55%) LAN
19 25 (10.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.21%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
General
1 50 (20.24%) Finance
2 37 (14.98%) Telecoms
3 13 (5.26%) German Language
4 10 (4.05%) Retail
5 5 (2.02%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.62%) Billing
6 4 (1.62%) French Language
7 1 (0.40%) Legal
Job Titles
1 81 (32.79%) Network Engineer
2 59 (23.89%) Security Engineer
3 32 (12.96%) Architect
4 31 (12.55%) Network Security Engineer
5 29 (11.74%) Consultant
6 25 (10.12%) Network Architect
7 20 (8.10%) Security Consultant
8 16 (6.48%) Senior Network Engineer
9 15 (6.07%) Senior Network Architect
9 15 (6.07%) Senior Architect
10 14 (5.67%) IP Engineer
10 14 (5.67%) Network Consultant
11 13 (5.26%) Support Engineer
11 13 (5.26%) Team Leader
12 12 (4.86%) Design Engineer
13 11 (4.45%) Server Engineer
13 11 (4.45%) Senior Design Engineer
13 11 (4.45%) Network Security Consultant
13 11 (4.45%) Senior Security Engineer
14 8 (3.24%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.64%) SOAP
1 9 (3.64%) HTML
2 4 (1.62%) XML
3 1 (0.40%) MSMQ
3 1 (0.40%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.40%) Lucene
3 1 (0.40%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.26%) Smartphone
2 9 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.24%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.02%) CLARiiON
4 5 (2.02%) Clustering
5 2 (0.81%) Cryptography
5 2 (0.81%) SecurID
5 2 (0.81%) PKI
5 2 (0.81%) Statistics
5 2 (0.81%) PMI
5 2 (0.81%) Replication
5 2 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 57 (23.08%) Windows
2 44 (17.81%) UNIX
3 28 (11.34%) Linux
4 20 (8.10%) Solaris
5 18 (7.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (5.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (4.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (4.45%) Windows 2000
8 4 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (25.91%) ITIL
2 48 (19.43%) Network Design
3 40 (16.19%) Load Balancing
4 30 (12.15%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (9.72%) Data Security
5 24 (9.72%) Kalman Filter
6 18 (7.29%) Network Management
7 16 (6.48%) Problem Management
7 16 (6.48%) Change Management
7 16 (6.48%) Capacity Management
7 16 (6.48%) Coaching
8 14 (5.67%) Supplier Management
9 13 (5.26%) Information Security
9 13 (5.26%) ERP
10 12 (4.86%) Project Management
10 12 (4.86%) Migration
11 10 (4.05%) Service Delivery
11 10 (4.05%) B2B
11 10 (4.05%) Scrum
11 10 (4.05%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (4.86%) C
2 10 (4.05%) C++
3 9 (3.64%) Java
3 9 (3.64%) SQL
4 7 (2.83%) Shell Script
5 5 (2.02%) Tcl
5 5 (2.02%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.02%) VB
5 5 (2.02%) C#
5 5 (2.02%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.02%) Perl
5 5 (2.02%) PHP
6 4 (1.62%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.40%) Python
Qualifications
1 74 (29.96%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (25.91%) CCNP
3 30 (12.15%) CCSE
4 29 (11.74%) CCSA
5 27 (10.93%) Security Cleared
6 24 (9.72%) SC Cleared
6 24 (9.72%) CISSP
7 23 (9.31%) CCNA
8 21 (8.50%) CCIE
9 17 (6.88%) JNCIA
10 15 (6.07%) CCIP
11 11 (4.45%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (3.64%) Degree
13 7 (2.83%) CCDA
13 7 (2.83%) CCDP
14 4 (1.62%) CCSP
14 4 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (1.62%) JNCIS
14 4 (1.62%) JNCIE
15 3 (1.21%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (13.36%) PCI DSS
2 20 (8.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 13 (5.26%) SLA
4 10 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (4.05%) QA
5 6 (2.43%) COBIT
6 4 (1.62%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 34 (13.77%) Active Directory
2 25 (10.12%) VMware ESXi
3 15 (6.07%) ProxySG
4 13 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (2.83%) ISA Server
6 4 (1.62%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.62%) Firmware
7 3 (1.21%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.81%) KVM
Systems Management
1 22 (8.91%) SCCM
2 21 (8.50%) FortiGate
3 14 (5.67%) ARCserve
4 11 (4.45%) CiscoWorks
5 9 (3.64%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 186 (75.30%) Cisco
2 145 (58.70%) Juniper
3 103 (41.70%) CheckPoint
4 52 (21.05%) Blue Coat
5 26 (10.53%) Websense
6 25 (10.12%) VMware
7 24 (9.72%) HP
8 16 (6.48%) Sourcefire
9 14 (5.67%) EMC
9 14 (5.67%) ServiceNow
10 12 (4.86%) McAfee
10 12 (4.86%) Fortinet
11 11 (4.45%) Crossbeam
11 11 (4.45%) Oracle
12 10 (4.05%) Nokia
13 9 (3.64%) Dell
14 8 (3.24%) NetScout
14 8 (3.24%) Aruba
15 7 (2.83%) Imperva
15 7 (2.83%) Riverbed
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £60,000 per annum £60k & Bonus, Car Allowance & Corporate Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum 10% Bonus + 7% Oncall + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 24 days ago