The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Bracknell region.

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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 45 65 64
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -1
Permanent jobs citing F5 23 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 4.44% 0.63% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 6.89% 0.94% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 17 3 0
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.00%
Vendors Category
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
334 320 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 64.48% 66.67% 65.07%
Number of salaries quoted 179 172 229
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £54,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
F5
Berkshire

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing F5 across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

F5
Salary Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing F5 across the Bracknell region.

F5 Salary Trend in Bracknell

F5
Salary Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing F5 across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

F5 Salary Histogram in Bracknell

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 32 (86.49%) Juniper
2 26 (70.27%) Cisco
2 26 (70.27%) Load Balancing
3 25 (67.57%) Firewall
4 21 (56.76%) TCP/IP
5 16 (43.24%) VPN
5 16 (43.24%) SSL
6 14 (37.84%) DNS
6 14 (37.84%) BIG-IP
7 12 (32.43%) Network Security
8 11 (29.73%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (29.73%) SMTP
8 11 (29.73%) CCNP
8 11 (29.73%) Linux
8 11 (29.73%) WAN
8 11 (29.73%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (29.73%) IPsec
9 10 (27.03%) VMware
9 10 (27.03%) ATM
10 8 (21.62%) MPLS
10 8 (21.62%) OSPF
10 8 (21.62%) RIP
10 8 (21.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 8 (21.62%) VLAN
11 7 (18.92%) Brocade
11 7 (18.92%) Blue Coat
11 7 (18.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 7 (18.92%) Multicast
11 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (18.92%) CCNA

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 4 (10.81%) Apache
2 1 (2.70%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (67.57%) Firewall
2 21 (56.76%) TCP/IP
3 16 (43.24%) VPN
3 16 (43.24%) SSL
4 14 (37.84%) DNS
4 14 (37.84%) BIG-IP
5 12 (32.43%) Network Security
6 11 (29.73%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (29.73%) SMTP
6 11 (29.73%) WAN
6 11 (29.73%) IPsec
7 10 (27.03%) ATM
8 8 (21.62%) MPLS
8 8 (21.62%) OSPF
8 8 (21.62%) RIP
8 8 (21.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 8 (21.62%) VLAN
9 7 (18.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 7 (18.92%) Multicast
9 7 (18.92%) VRRP
General
1 7 (18.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (62.16%) Network Engineer
2 9 (24.32%) Support Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Network Security Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Network Support
3 6 (16.22%) Security Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Applications Support
5 4 (10.81%) Applications Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Project Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Escalation Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) IT Administrator
7 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Network Security Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Lucene
1 1 (2.70%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Linux
2 7 (18.92%) Windows
3 4 (10.81%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (70.27%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) CCNP
1 11 (29.73%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (18.92%) CCNA
3 3 (8.11%) JNCIA
3 3 (8.11%) JNCIP
3 3 (8.11%) JNCIE
4 2 (5.41%) CCIE
4 2 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 32 (86.49%) Juniper
2 26 (70.27%) Cisco
3 10 (27.03%) VMware
4 7 (18.92%) Brocade
4 7 (18.92%) Blue Coat
5 2 (5.41%) IBM
6 1 (2.70%) Twitter
6 1 (2.70%) Riverbed
6 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.70%) JBoss
6 1 (2.70%) Microsoft