The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Foundry 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 Foundry over the 3 months to 30 January 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 Foundry Networks.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Foundry
Rank 222 211 215
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Permanent jobs citing Foundry 6 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.11% 0.076% 0.097%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.14% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 5
Average salary £52,500 £62,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +13.63%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -
Foundry
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
2876 2780 2567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 52.34% 52.47% 50.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2085 1987 2029
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

Foundry
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Foundry across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Foundry Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Foundry
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Foundry across the Berkshire region.

Foundry Salary Trend in Berkshire

Foundry
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Foundry across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Foundry Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Foundry
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Foundry within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 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 4 £52,500 -16.00%
Foundry
South East

Foundry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Foundry 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 Foundry.

1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) Apache
3 7 (70.00%) Perl
3 7 (70.00%) HP
4 6 (60.00%) Firmware
4 6 (60.00%) IIS
4 6 (60.00%) VMware
4 6 (60.00%) Wireshark
4 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (60.00%) F5
4 6 (60.00%) tcpdump
4 6 (60.00%) snoop
5 5 (50.00%) Egenera
5 5 (50.00%) FWSM
5 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
5 5 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (50.00%) Web Development
5 5 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (50.00%) XML
5 5 (50.00%) HTML
5 5 (50.00%) Java
5 5 (50.00%) Sun
5 5 (50.00%) Linux
6 4 (40.00%) Solaris
6 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
6 4 (40.00%) UNIX
6 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (30.00%) Juniper
7 3 (30.00%) Project Management
8 2 (20.00%) Websense

Foundry
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Foundry 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 Foundry. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (80.00%) Apache
2 6 (60.00%) IIS
3 2 (20.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Wireshark
1 6 (60.00%) tcpdump
1 6 (60.00%) snoop
2 5 (50.00%) FWSM
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (20.00%) Internet
3 2 (20.00%) OSPF
3 2 (20.00%) BGP
3 2 (20.00%) VRRP
3 2 (20.00%) IPv4
3 2 (20.00%) IPv6
3 2 (20.00%) LDAP
3 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) WLAN
3 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) Wireless
3 2 (20.00%) IPsec
3 2 (20.00%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Systems Administrator
1 6 (60.00%) Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) UNIX Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) UNIX Systems Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Network Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) UNIX Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Project Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Sales Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) XML
1 5 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Solaris
2 4 (40.00%) UNIX
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Debian
3 2 (20.00%) OpenBSD
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (20.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Web Development
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (20.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Perl
2 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) PHP
3 2 (20.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Firmware
1 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) HP
3 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 6 (60.00%) F5
4 5 (50.00%) Egenera
4 5 (50.00%) Sun
5 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (30.00%) Juniper
7 2 (20.00%) Websense
7 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (20.00%) Dell
7 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
7 2 (20.00%) Infoblox
7 2 (20.00%) Aruba
7 2 (20.00%) Brocade
7 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
7 2 (20.00%) Aerohive Networks
7 2 (20.00%) Meraki
7 2 (20.00%) Meru Networks