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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 126 137 125
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 19 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.79% 0.12% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.61% 0.42% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 3
Average salary £62,500 £45,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% -35.71%
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-7.00% +11.11%
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
727 716 803
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.22% 29.27% 37.61%
Number of salaries quoted 384 474 638
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,450
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BIG-IP across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 7 May 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing BIG-IP 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 BIG-IP.

1 24 (100.00%) F5
2 23 (95.83%) Firewall
3 21 (87.50%) CheckPoint
4 19 (79.17%) Cisco
5 18 (75.00%) TCP/IP
6 16 (66.67%) CCNP
6 16 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (66.67%) Network Security
7 13 (54.17%) BGP
8 12 (50.00%) CCSA
8 12 (50.00%) CCSE
8 12 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 8 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (29.17%) Service Delivery
10 7 (29.17%) EIGRP
10 7 (29.17%) MPLS
10 7 (29.17%) OSPF
10 7 (29.17%) Juniper
11 6 (25.00%) Nokia
11 6 (25.00%) Internet
11 6 (25.00%) 3G
11 6 (25.00%) CCIE
11 6 (25.00%) VPN
11 6 (25.00%) DNS
11 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (25.00%) SSL
11 6 (25.00%) Linux
11 6 (25.00%) Broadband
11 6 (25.00%) CISSP
11 6 (25.00%) Telecoms

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing BIG-IP 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 BIG-IP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (20.83%) IIS
Business Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 23 (95.83%) Firewall
2 18 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 16 (66.67%) Network Security
4 13 (54.17%) BGP
5 12 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 8 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (29.17%) EIGRP
7 7 (29.17%) MPLS
7 7 (29.17%) OSPF
8 6 (25.00%) Internet
8 6 (25.00%) 3G
8 6 (25.00%) VPN
8 6 (25.00%) DNS
8 6 (25.00%) SSL
8 6 (25.00%) Broadband
8 6 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
8 6 (25.00%) VPLS
8 6 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (20.83%) LAN
9 5 (20.83%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Network Engineer
2 11 (45.83%) Network Security Engineer
2 11 (45.83%) Security Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Client Account Manager
3 5 (20.83%) Technical Account Manager
3 5 (20.83%) Technical Manager
3 5 (20.83%) Account Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Network Security Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Security Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Network Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Network Support
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Security Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Smartphone
2 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.83%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Service Delivery
2 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 5 (20.83%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (20.83%) Incident Management
3 5 (20.83%) ITIL
3 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
4 3 (12.50%) Line Management
5 2 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (66.67%) CCNP
1 16 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (50.00%) CCSA
2 12 (50.00%) CCSE
3 6 (25.00%) CCIE
3 6 (25.00%) CISSP
4 5 (20.83%) MCSE
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (20.83%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) F5
2 21 (87.50%) CheckPoint
3 19 (79.17%) Cisco
4 7 (29.17%) Juniper
5 6 (25.00%) Nokia
6 5 (20.83%) VMware
6 5 (20.83%) Oracle
7 3 (12.50%) Nortel
7 3 (12.50%) NetScout
Reading
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
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