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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 97 140 132
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -8
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 20 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.21% 0.22% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.93% 0.89% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 20 0 10
Median salary £62,500 - £51,250
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 - £47,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 - £60,000
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
509 560 756
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.90% 25.18% 30.19%
Number of salaries quoted 341 418 416
Median salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 1 October 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 36 (100.00%) Cisco
1 36 (100.00%) Firewall
1 36 (100.00%) F5
2 35 (97.22%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (97.22%) CCNP
3 34 (94.44%) Juniper
3 34 (94.44%) MPLS
4 33 (91.67%) CheckPoint
5 25 (69.44%) BGP
6 23 (63.89%) Palo Alto
7 21 (58.33%) OSPF
7 21 (58.33%) Network Security
8 20 (55.56%) tcpdump
8 20 (55.56%) NetScout
8 20 (55.56%) Wireshark
8 20 (55.56%) VPN
9 17 (47.22%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (33.33%) DNS
10 12 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
11 11 (30.56%) SSL
11 11 (30.56%) EIGRP
12 10 (27.78%) Service Delivery
12 10 (27.78%) Change Management
12 10 (27.78%) WAN
12 10 (27.78%) snoop
12 10 (27.78%) Trend Analysis
12 10 (27.78%) Incident Management
12 10 (27.78%) Problem Management
12 10 (27.78%) Data Centre
12 10 (27.78%) Virtual Team

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 (8.33%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (100.00%) Firewall
2 34 (94.44%) MPLS
3 25 (69.44%) BGP
4 21 (58.33%) Network Security
4 21 (58.33%) OSPF
5 20 (55.56%) tcpdump
5 20 (55.56%) VPN
5 20 (55.56%) Wireshark
6 17 (47.22%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (33.33%) DNS
8 11 (30.56%) EIGRP
8 11 (30.56%) SSL
9 10 (27.78%) snoop
9 10 (27.78%) WAN
10 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
11 6 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
12 4 (11.11%) FTP
12 4 (11.11%) FWSM
12 4 (11.11%) SMTP
12 4 (11.11%) VLAN
General
1 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 20 (55.56%) Network Support
2 20 (55.56%) Network Support Engineer
2 20 (55.56%) Support Engineer
3 19 (52.78%) Network Security Engineer
3 19 (52.78%) Security Engineer
4 18 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 10 (27.78%) Security Support Engineer
5 10 (27.78%) Senior Network Support
5 10 (27.78%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 10 (27.78%) Senior Support Engineer
6 5 (13.89%) Firewall Engineer
7 4 (11.11%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 4 (11.11%) Senior Security Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Lead Network Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Network Operations Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Juniper Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Data Centre
1 10 (27.78%) Virtual Team
2 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 10 (27.78%) Change Management
2 10 (27.78%) Incident Management
2 10 (27.78%) Problem Management
2 10 (27.78%) Service Delivery
2 10 (27.78%) Trend Analysis
3 3 (8.33%) ITIL
3 3 (8.33%) Project Management
4 2 (5.56%) Analytics
4 2 (5.56%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) Perl
1 4 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 35 (97.22%) CCNP
1 35 (97.22%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (16.67%) CCNA
3 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
4 4 (11.11%) CCIE
5 3 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SAS 70
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) Cisco
1 36 (100.00%) F5
2 34 (94.44%) Juniper
3 33 (91.67%) CheckPoint
4 23 (63.89%) Palo Alto
5 20 (55.56%) NetScout
6 4 (11.11%) Foundry
7 3 (8.33%) Ciena
7 3 (8.33%) Nortel
7 3 (8.33%) Red Hat