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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 69 58 63
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Permanent jobs citing F5 7 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.17% 1.14% 2.06%
As % of the Vendors category 1.84% 1.70% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 11
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
381 294 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 63.50% 66.82% 54.77%
Number of salaries quoted 226 141 172
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,300 £57,500 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (90.91%) Juniper
3 8 (72.73%) CCNP
3 8 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (72.73%) Load Balancing
4 7 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (45.45%) CCNA
5 5 (45.45%) SAN
5 5 (45.45%) VMware
5 5 (45.45%) VMware ESX
6 4 (36.36%) JNCIA
6 4 (36.36%) JNCIP
6 4 (36.36%) JNCIE
7 3 (27.27%) VPN
7 3 (27.27%) SSL
7 3 (27.27%) Network Security
8 2 (18.18%) CCIE
8 2 (18.18%) Symantec
8 2 (18.18%) Qualys
8 2 (18.18%) Proofpoint
8 2 (18.18%) Junos
8 2 (18.18%) SIEM
9 1 (9.09%) VoIP
9 1 (9.09%) WLAN
9 1 (9.09%) POP3
9 1 (9.09%) SMTP
9 1 (9.09%) DHCP
9 1 (9.09%) IKE
9 1 (9.09%) IPX

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (45.45%) SAN
4 3 (27.27%) Network Security
4 3 (27.27%) VPN
4 3 (27.27%) SSL
5 2 (18.18%) Junos
6 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (9.09%) HSRP
6 1 (9.09%) IPv6
6 1 (9.09%) DNS
6 1 (9.09%) Frame Relay
6 1 (9.09%) IPsec
6 1 (9.09%) VLAN
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (9.09%) MPLS
6 1 (9.09%) OSPF
6 1 (9.09%) BGP
6 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Network Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Team Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Network Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Network Team Leader
3 2 (18.18%) NOC Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Load Balancing
2 2 (18.18%) SIEM
3 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (72.73%) CCNP
2 5 (45.45%) CCNA
3 4 (36.36%) JNCIA
3 4 (36.36%) JNCIP
3 4 (36.36%) JNCIE
4 2 (18.18%) CCIE
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (90.91%) Juniper
3 5 (45.45%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) Qualys
4 2 (18.18%) Proofpoint
4 2 (18.18%) Symantec
5 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint