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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 50 63 58
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Permanent jobs citing F5 14 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.95% 1.65% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 4.93% 2.85% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 1
Average salary £54,250 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.65% +4.54%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
284 316 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 59.92% 57.77% 63.50%
Number of salaries quoted 236 194 115
Average salary £46,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,900 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,000 £62,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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
Salary Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing F5 across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

F5 Salary Histogram in Bracknell

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 18 (90.00%) Cisco
2 15 (75.00%) Juniper
3 14 (70.00%) MPLS
3 14 (70.00%) OSPF
3 14 (70.00%) TCP/IP
3 14 (70.00%) Brocade
3 14 (70.00%) Multicast
4 13 (65.00%) Manufacturing
4 13 (65.00%) Linux
5 10 (50.00%) Firewall
6 9 (45.00%) VRRP
6 9 (45.00%) RIP
6 9 (45.00%) Blue Coat
6 9 (45.00%) VLAN
7 8 (40.00%) Load Balancing
8 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (30.00%) LAN
8 6 (30.00%) WAN
9 5 (25.00%) HP
9 5 (25.00%) CCIE
9 5 (25.00%) BGP
10 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
10 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
10 3 (15.00%) SCCM
11 2 (10.00%) Network Security
12 1 (5.00%) Change Management
12 1 (5.00%) Identity Management
12 1 (5.00%) VMware
12 1 (5.00%) TOGAF

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (70.00%) MPLS
1 14 (70.00%) Multicast
1 14 (70.00%) OSPF
1 14 (70.00%) TCP/IP
2 10 (50.00%) Firewall
3 9 (45.00%) RIP
3 9 (45.00%) VLAN
3 9 (45.00%) VRRP
4 6 (30.00%) LAN
4 6 (30.00%) WAN
5 5 (25.00%) BGP
6 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (10.00%) Network Security
8 1 (5.00%) SAN
8 1 (5.00%) SSL
8 1 (5.00%) VPN
General
1 13 (65.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Network Support
2 10 (50.00%) Network Engineer
3 9 (45.00%) Support Engineer
4 8 (40.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 6 (30.00%) Switch Engineer
6 5 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (25.00%) Security Engineer
7 4 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
8 3 (15.00%) Analyst
8 3 (15.00%) Network Analyst
8 3 (15.00%) Network Support Analyst
8 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
9 2 (10.00%) Architect
9 2 (10.00%) Firewall Support
9 2 (10.00%) Security Support Engineer
9 2 (10.00%) Technical Architect
10 1 (5.00%) IT Engineer
10 1 (5.00%) IT Support
10 1 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
10 1 (5.00%) VMware Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (5.00%) Change Management
2 1 (5.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (5.00%) Presales
2 1 (5.00%) SIEM
2 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (25.00%) CCIE
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) CCNP
3 1 (5.00%) CISSP
3 1 (5.00%) JNCIA
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Cisco
2 15 (75.00%) Juniper
3 14 (70.00%) Brocade
4 9 (45.00%) Blue Coat
5 5 (25.00%) HP
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.00%) MobileIron
7 1 (5.00%) Palo Alto
7 1 (5.00%) Proofpoint
7 1 (5.00%) Qualys
7 1 (5.00%) Symantec
7 1 (5.00%) VMware
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