The table below looks at the statistics for BIG-IP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 113 129 126
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -3
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 19 16 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.05% 0.72% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.80% 2.63% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 19 1 5
Median salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -15.00%
BIG-IP
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
500 608 753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.75% 27.18% 31.56%
Number of salaries quoted 374 381 407
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing BIG-IP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

BIG-IP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

BIG-IP
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BIG-IP across the Reading region.

BIG-IP Salary Trend in Reading

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT jobs citing BIG-IP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 44 (100.00%) F5
2 43 (97.73%) Firewall
2 43 (97.73%) Cisco
3 40 (90.91%) Juniper
3 40 (90.91%) CheckPoint
3 40 (90.91%) MPLS
4 33 (75.00%) CCNP
4 33 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (68.18%) OSPF
5 30 (68.18%) BGP
6 29 (65.91%) Cisco ASA
7 24 (54.55%) VPN
8 20 (45.45%) Wireshark
8 20 (45.45%) tcpdump
8 20 (45.45%) NetScout
9 17 (38.64%) Network Security
9 17 (38.64%) WAN
10 16 (36.36%) Palo Alto
11 15 (34.09%) Virtual Team
11 15 (34.09%) SSL
11 15 (34.09%) EIGRP
12 13 (29.55%) TCP/IP
13 12 (27.27%) DNS
13 12 (27.27%) Network Monitoring
14 11 (25.00%) Telecoms
15 9 (20.45%) Incident Management
16 7 (15.91%) Data Centre
17 5 (11.36%) Finance
17 5 (11.36%) Problem Management
17 5 (11.36%) snoop

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.82%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (97.73%) Firewall
2 40 (90.91%) MPLS
3 30 (68.18%) BGP
3 30 (68.18%) OSPF
4 29 (65.91%) Cisco ASA
5 24 (54.55%) VPN
6 20 (45.45%) tcpdump
6 20 (45.45%) Wireshark
7 17 (38.64%) Network Security
7 17 (38.64%) WAN
8 15 (34.09%) EIGRP
8 15 (34.09%) SSL
9 13 (29.55%) TCP/IP
10 12 (27.27%) DNS
11 5 (11.36%) snoop
12 3 (6.82%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (6.82%) Cisco PIX
12 3 (6.82%) Cisco Wireless
12 3 (6.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 3 (6.82%) Wireless
General
1 11 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 44 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 20 (45.45%) Network Support
2 20 (45.45%) Network Support Engineer
2 20 (45.45%) Support Engineer
3 19 (43.18%) Senior Network Engineer
4 15 (34.09%) Senior Network Support
4 15 (34.09%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 15 (34.09%) Senior Support Engineer
5 14 (31.82%) Network Security Engineer
5 14 (31.82%) Security Engineer
6 11 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 11 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 10 (22.73%) Juniper Engineer
7 10 (22.73%) Switch Engineer
8 5 (11.36%) Firewall Engineer
8 5 (11.36%) Security Support Engineer
9 4 (9.09%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 4 (9.09%) Senior Security Engineer
10 3 (6.82%) Lead Network Engineer
10 3 (6.82%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.09%) Virtual Team
2 7 (15.91%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.82%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) Network Monitoring
2 9 (20.45%) Incident Management
3 5 (11.36%) Change Management
3 5 (11.36%) Problem Management
3 5 (11.36%) Service Delivery
3 5 (11.36%) Trend Analysis
4 3 (6.82%) Analytics
4 3 (6.82%) ITIL
4 3 (6.82%) Load Balancing
4 3 (6.82%) Project Management
5 1 (2.27%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 33 (75.00%) CCNP
1 33 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.82%) CCNA
2 3 (6.82%) Degree
2 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) CCIE
3 1 (2.27%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) SAS 70
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 44 (100.00%) F5
2 43 (97.73%) Cisco
3 40 (90.91%) CheckPoint
3 40 (90.91%) Juniper
4 20 (45.45%) NetScout
5 16 (36.36%) Palo Alto
6 3 (6.82%) Ciena
6 3 (6.82%) Nortel
6 3 (6.82%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.27%) Aruba
7 1 (2.27%) VMware
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