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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 116 133 130
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -3
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 21 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.16% 0.46% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.83% 1.65% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 21 0 5
Median salary £65,000 - £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £42,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -11.57%
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
548 605 776
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.19% 27.78% 30.73%
Number of salaries quoted 375 405 431
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 August 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 40 (100.00%) Cisco
1 40 (100.00%) Firewall
1 40 (100.00%) F5
2 37 (92.50%) CheckPoint
2 37 (92.50%) MPLS
2 37 (92.50%) Juniper
3 34 (85.00%) CCNP
3 34 (85.00%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (70.00%) BGP
5 26 (65.00%) OSPF
6 23 (57.50%) VPN
6 23 (57.50%) Cisco ASA
7 20 (50.00%) tcpdump
7 20 (50.00%) NetScout
7 20 (50.00%) Wireshark
7 20 (50.00%) Network Security
8 19 (47.50%) Palo Alto
9 14 (35.00%) EIGRP
9 14 (35.00%) SSL
10 13 (32.50%) DNS
10 13 (32.50%) Network Monitoring
11 12 (30.00%) Virtual Team
11 12 (30.00%) WAN
12 11 (27.50%) TCP/IP
13 10 (25.00%) Incident Management
14 9 (22.50%) Data Centre
15 8 (20.00%) Problem Management
15 8 (20.00%) snoop
15 8 (20.00%) Trend Analysis
15 8 (20.00%) Service Delivery

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 (7.50%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (100.00%) Firewall
2 37 (92.50%) MPLS
3 28 (70.00%) BGP
4 26 (65.00%) OSPF
5 23 (57.50%) Cisco ASA
5 23 (57.50%) VPN
6 20 (50.00%) Network Security
6 20 (50.00%) tcpdump
6 20 (50.00%) Wireshark
7 14 (35.00%) EIGRP
7 14 (35.00%) SSL
8 13 (32.50%) DNS
9 12 (30.00%) WAN
10 11 (27.50%) TCP/IP
11 8 (20.00%) snoop
12 5 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
13 3 (7.50%) Cisco Nexus
13 3 (7.50%) Cisco Wireless
13 3 (7.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 3 (7.50%) Wireless
General
1 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 40 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 20 (50.00%) Network Support
2 20 (50.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 20 (50.00%) Support Engineer
3 18 (45.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 17 (42.50%) Network Security Engineer
4 17 (42.50%) Security Engineer
5 12 (30.00%) Senior Network Support
5 12 (30.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 12 (30.00%) Senior Support Engineer
6 8 (20.00%) Security Support Engineer
7 6 (15.00%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (15.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (15.00%) Juniper Engineer
7 6 (15.00%) Switch Engineer
8 5 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
9 4 (10.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 4 (10.00%) Senior Security Engineer
10 3 (7.50%) Lead Network Engineer
10 3 (7.50%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Virtual Team
2 9 (22.50%) Data Centre
3 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.50%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Network Monitoring
2 10 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 8 (20.00%) Change Management
3 8 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 8 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 8 (20.00%) Trend Analysis
4 3 (7.50%) Analytics
4 3 (7.50%) ITIL
4 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
4 3 (7.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) Perl
1 2 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 34 (85.00%) CCNP
1 34 (85.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (12.50%) CCNA
3 3 (7.50%) CCIE
3 3 (7.50%) Degree
3 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) SAS 70
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) Cisco
1 40 (100.00%) F5
2 37 (92.50%) CheckPoint
2 37 (92.50%) Juniper
3 20 (50.00%) NetScout
4 19 (47.50%) Palo Alto
5 3 (7.50%) Ciena
5 3 (7.50%) Nortel
5 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.00%) Foundry
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