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 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 44 44 68
Rank change year-on-year
0 +24
Permanent jobs citing F5 11 28 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.89% 5.29% 1.15%
As % of the Vendors category 4.74% 7.93% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 10 22 6
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +58.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £45,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,450 £52,500 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%
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
232 353 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 60.89% 66.73% 69.08%
Number of salaries quoted 182 190 207
Average salary £41,250 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 6 July 2015.

F5 Salary Histogram in Bracknell

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 22 (100.00%) Juniper
2 21 (95.45%) Cisco
3 16 (72.73%) TCP/IP
4 15 (68.18%) CheckPoint
4 15 (68.18%) Blue Coat
5 14 (63.64%) Linux
6 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (40.91%) Firewall
7 9 (40.91%) UNIX
8 7 (31.82%) Fortinet
9 6 (27.27%) Degree
9 6 (27.27%) Brocade
9 6 (27.27%) Manufacturing
9 6 (27.27%) HP
9 6 (27.27%) MPLS
9 6 (27.27%) OSPF
9 6 (27.27%) Project Management
9 6 (27.27%) Product Management
9 6 (27.27%) Multicast
10 5 (22.73%) RIP
10 5 (22.73%) VRRP
10 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
10 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
10 5 (22.73%) Huawei
10 5 (22.73%) VLAN
11 3 (13.64%) Sourcefire
11 3 (13.64%) Windows
11 3 (13.64%) Solaris
12 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
12 2 (9.09%) ITIL

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 16 (72.73%) TCP/IP
2 9 (40.91%) Firewall
3 6 (27.27%) Multicast
3 6 (27.27%) MPLS
3 6 (27.27%) OSPF
4 5 (22.73%) RIP
4 5 (22.73%) VRRP
4 5 (22.73%) VLAN
5 2 (9.09%) LAN
5 2 (9.09%) WAN
6 1 (4.55%) BGP
6 1 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 6 (27.27%) Manufacturing
2 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Security Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Network Support
3 5 (22.73%) Network Support Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Network Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Team Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Security Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Business Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Development Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Network Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Statistics
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Linux
2 9 (40.91%) UNIX
3 3 (13.64%) Windows
3 3 (13.64%) Solaris
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 2000
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) Project Management
2 6 (27.27%) Product Management
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) Time Management
3 2 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 2 (9.09%) Coaching
3 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 2 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (9.09%) Identity Management
4 1 (4.55%) Information Security
4 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.55%) Business Development
4 1 (4.55%) Operations Management
4 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.55%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Perl
1 1 (4.55%) Python
1 1 (4.55%) Korn
1 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) CCIE
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
1 1 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Juniper
2 21 (95.45%) Cisco
3 15 (68.18%) CheckPoint
3 15 (68.18%) Blue Coat
4 7 (31.82%) Fortinet
5 6 (27.27%) Brocade
5 6 (27.27%) HP
6 5 (22.73%) Huawei
6 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
7 3 (13.64%) Sourcefire
8 2 (9.09%) Crossbeam
9 1 (4.55%) Qualys
9 1 (4.55%) LogRhythm
9 1 (4.55%) Symantec