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 20 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank - 69 69
Permanent jobs citing F5 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell - 0.18% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.29% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -27.27%
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
380 349 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 68.97% 64.04% 59.27%
Number of salaries quoted 179 197 221
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,500 £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 20 October 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 21 (80.77%) Juniper
2 19 (73.08%) Load Balancing
3 18 (69.23%) Firewall
4 15 (57.69%) Cisco
5 14 (53.85%) TCP/IP
5 14 (53.85%) BIG-IP
6 11 (42.31%) IPsec
6 11 (42.31%) VPN
6 11 (42.31%) DNS
6 11 (42.31%) SSL
6 11 (42.31%) SMTP
7 10 (38.46%) ATM
8 9 (34.62%) WAN
8 9 (34.62%) Network Security
9 8 (30.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 7 (26.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 7 (26.92%) Linux
11 6 (23.08%) CCNP
11 6 (23.08%) CCNA
11 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (19.23%) Windows
13 4 (15.38%) MPLS
13 4 (15.38%) OSPF
13 4 (15.38%) UNIX
13 4 (15.38%) Apache
13 4 (15.38%) RIP
13 4 (15.38%) VLAN
14 3 (11.54%) Multicast
14 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (15.38%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 18 (69.23%) Firewall
2 14 (53.85%) BIG-IP
2 14 (53.85%) TCP/IP
3 11 (42.31%) VPN
3 11 (42.31%) DNS
3 11 (42.31%) SSL
3 11 (42.31%) SMTP
3 11 (42.31%) IPsec
4 10 (38.46%) ATM
5 9 (34.62%) WAN
5 9 (34.62%) Network Security
6 8 (30.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 7 (26.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 5 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (15.38%) VLAN
9 4 (15.38%) RIP
9 4 (15.38%) MPLS
9 4 (15.38%) OSPF
10 3 (11.54%) VRRP
10 3 (11.54%) Multicast
General
1 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (76.92%) Network Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Support Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Network Security Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Security Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Applications Support Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Applications Support
5 3 (11.54%) Network Support
5 3 (11.54%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Network Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) MSMQ
1 1 (3.85%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Linux
2 5 (19.23%) Windows
3 4 (15.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Load Balancing
2 1 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) CCNP
1 6 (23.08%) CCNA
1 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (11.54%) JNCIA
2 3 (11.54%) JNCIP
2 3 (11.54%) JNCIE
3 2 (7.69%) CCIE
Vendors
1 21 (80.77%) Juniper
2 15 (57.69%) Cisco
3 3 (11.54%) VMware
3 3 (11.54%) Blue Coat
3 3 (11.54%) Brocade
4 1 (3.85%) Riverbed
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
Bracknell, Berkshire
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