The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 71 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing F5 7 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.31% 0.39% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.87% 0.62% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 0
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
F5
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Vendors Category
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
375 323 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 70.22% 62.48% 63.10%
Number of salaries quoted 180 178 249
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 29 (85.29%) Juniper
2 26 (76.47%) Load Balancing
3 25 (73.53%) Firewall
4 23 (67.65%) Cisco
5 18 (52.94%) TCP/IP
6 16 (47.06%) VPN
6 16 (47.06%) SSL
7 14 (41.18%) DNS
7 14 (41.18%) BIG-IP
8 12 (35.29%) Network Security
9 11 (32.35%) WAN
9 11 (32.35%) SMTP
9 11 (32.35%) CCNP
9 11 (32.35%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (32.35%) IPsec
9 11 (32.35%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (29.41%) ATM
10 10 (29.41%) VMware
11 8 (23.53%) Linux
11 8 (23.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 7 (20.59%) Windows
12 7 (20.59%) CCNA
12 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (20.59%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 5 (14.71%) RIP
13 5 (14.71%) SAN
13 5 (14.71%) MPLS
13 5 (14.71%) OSPF
13 5 (14.71%) VLAN
14 4 (11.76%) UNIX

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (11.76%) Apache
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (73.53%) Firewall
2 18 (52.94%) TCP/IP
3 16 (47.06%) VPN
3 16 (47.06%) SSL
4 14 (41.18%) BIG-IP
4 14 (41.18%) DNS
5 12 (35.29%) Network Security
6 11 (32.35%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (32.35%) IPsec
6 11 (32.35%) WAN
6 11 (32.35%) SMTP
7 10 (29.41%) ATM
8 8 (23.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 7 (20.59%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 5 (14.71%) VLAN
10 5 (14.71%) SAN
10 5 (14.71%) RIP
10 5 (14.71%) MPLS
10 5 (14.71%) OSPF
11 4 (11.76%) Internet
General
1 4 (11.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (61.76%) Network Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Support Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Network Security Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Security Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Applications Support
4 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Applications Support Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Network Support
6 2 (5.88%) Project Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) IT Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Security Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Service Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) MSMQ
1 1 (2.94%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Linux
2 7 (20.59%) Windows
3 4 (11.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (76.47%) Load Balancing
2 1 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) CCNP
1 11 (32.35%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (20.59%) CCNA
3 3 (8.82%) JNCIA
3 3 (8.82%) JNCIP
3 3 (8.82%) JNCIE
4 2 (5.88%) CCIE
4 2 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 29 (85.29%) Juniper
2 23 (67.65%) Cisco
3 10 (29.41%) VMware
4 4 (11.76%) Blue Coat
4 4 (11.76%) Brocade
5 2 (5.88%) IBM
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.94%) Riverbed
6 1 (2.94%) JBoss