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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 128 125 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 5 16 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.21% 0.70% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.68% 2.23% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 0
Average salary £47,500 £62,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
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
739 718 646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.91% 31.23% 33.13%
Number of salaries quoted 408 521 530
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BIG-IP across the Reading region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

BIG-IP Salary Histogram in Reading

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 23 (100.00%) Cisco
1 23 (100.00%) F5
2 20 (86.96%) Juniper
2 20 (86.96%) TCP/IP
3 19 (82.61%) VPN
3 19 (82.61%) DNS
3 19 (82.61%) SSL
3 19 (82.61%) Firewall
3 19 (82.61%) Network Security
4 18 (78.26%) OSPF
4 18 (78.26%) BGP
4 18 (78.26%) EIGRP
5 16 (69.57%) Problem Management
6 13 (56.52%) CCNP
6 13 (56.52%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (47.83%) NetScout
7 11 (47.83%) Wireshark
7 11 (47.83%) tcpdump
8 9 (39.13%) Line Management
8 9 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (30.43%) CheckPoint
10 4 (17.39%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (17.39%) ITIL
10 4 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (13.04%) Aruba
11 3 (13.04%) FWSM
11 3 (13.04%) LAN
11 3 (13.04%) WLAN
11 3 (13.04%) WAN
11 3 (13.04%) CCDA

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

Communications & Networking
1 20 (86.96%) TCP/IP
2 19 (82.61%) VPN
2 19 (82.61%) DNS
2 19 (82.61%) SSL
2 19 (82.61%) Firewall
2 19 (82.61%) Network Security
3 18 (78.26%) OSPF
3 18 (78.26%) BGP
3 18 (78.26%) EIGRP
4 11 (47.83%) Wireshark
4 11 (47.83%) tcpdump
5 4 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (13.04%) Nortel Alteon
6 3 (13.04%) FWSM
6 3 (13.04%) LAN
6 3 (13.04%) WLAN
6 3 (13.04%) WAN
7 2 (8.70%) Wireless
General
1 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) Network Engineer
2 19 (82.61%) Security Engineer
2 19 (82.61%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Network Designer
3 3 (13.04%) Designer
4 1 (4.35%) Security Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Security Designer
4 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Problem Management
2 9 (39.13%) Line Management
3 4 (17.39%) ITIL
4 3 (13.04%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) CCNP
1 13 (56.52%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (17.39%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (13.04%) CCIP
3 3 (13.04%) CCDA
3 3 (13.04%) CCDP
4 2 (8.70%) CCNA
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Cisco
1 23 (100.00%) F5
2 20 (86.96%) Juniper
3 11 (47.83%) NetScout
4 7 (30.43%) CheckPoint
5 3 (13.04%) Nortel
5 3 (13.04%) Aruba
Reading
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Salary: £35000 per annum + Package
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