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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 137 126 133
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 10 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.40% 0.41% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.33% 1.37% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 2
Average salary £62,500 £60,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
751 730 812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.15% 29.97% 39.02%
Number of salaries quoted 408 512 628
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 April 2015.

BIG-IP Salary Histogram in Reading

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 20 (100.00%) F5
2 19 (95.00%) Firewall
3 18 (90.00%) Cisco
3 18 (90.00%) BGP
4 17 (85.00%) Network Security
5 14 (70.00%) TCP/IP
6 12 (60.00%) CCNP
6 12 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (60.00%) Juniper
6 12 (60.00%) OSPF
6 12 (60.00%) EIGRP
7 11 (55.00%) VPN
7 11 (55.00%) DNS
7 11 (55.00%) SSL
8 10 (50.00%) CheckPoint
8 10 (50.00%) Problem Management
9 8 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (30.00%) CCIE
10 6 (30.00%) Nokia
10 6 (30.00%) CCSA
10 6 (30.00%) CCSE
10 6 (30.00%) VPLS
10 6 (30.00%) Cisco PIX
10 6 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 5 (25.00%) ITIL
11 5 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (25.00%) NetScout
11 5 (25.00%) Wireshark
11 5 (25.00%) tcpdump

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 2 (10.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 19 (95.00%) Firewall
2 18 (90.00%) BGP
3 17 (85.00%) Network Security
4 14 (70.00%) TCP/IP
5 12 (60.00%) EIGRP
5 12 (60.00%) OSPF
6 11 (55.00%) VPN
6 11 (55.00%) DNS
6 11 (55.00%) SSL
7 8 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (30.00%) VPLS
8 6 (30.00%) Cisco PIX
8 6 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (25.00%) Wireshark
9 5 (25.00%) tcpdump
10 2 (10.00%) MPLS
10 2 (10.00%) LAN
10 2 (10.00%) WAN
11 1 (5.00%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 12 (60.00%) Network Engineer
1 12 (60.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Account Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Security Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Network Security Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Client Account Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Network Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Technical Account Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Network Support
3 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Security Support Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 5 (25.00%) Line Management
2 5 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) CCNP
1 12 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (30.00%) CCIE
2 6 (30.00%) CCSA
2 6 (30.00%) CCSE
3 5 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (10.00%) MCSE
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) F5
2 18 (90.00%) Cisco
3 12 (60.00%) Juniper
4 10 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 6 (30.00%) Nokia
6 5 (25.00%) NetScout
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle
7 2 (10.00%) VMware
8 1 (5.00%) Nortel
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus, overtime
Posted: 16 days ago