The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within F5 Networks, Inc.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 74 69 89
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +20
Permanent jobs citing F5 59 78 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.76% 3.14% 2.08%
As % of the Vendors category 5.43% 5.99% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 51 61 31
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
F5
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Vendors Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1086 1302 1175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 50.72% 52.48% 51.88%
Number of salaries quoted 830 924 885
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing F5 across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

F5
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing F5 across the Reading region.

F5 Salary Trend in Reading

F5
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing F5 across the Reading region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

F5 Salary Histogram in Reading

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing F5 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 F5.

1 138 (84.66%) Firewall
2 126 (77.30%) Cisco
3 111 (68.10%) Juniper
4 105 (64.42%) CheckPoint
5 90 (55.21%) Cisco Certification
6 73 (44.79%) TCP/IP
7 65 (39.88%) CCNP
8 56 (34.36%) ITIL
9 54 (33.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 52 (31.90%) MPLS
10 52 (31.90%) Blue Coat
11 49 (30.06%) BGP
12 46 (28.22%) CCNA
13 44 (26.99%) Telecoms
14 43 (26.38%) OSPF
15 41 (25.15%) VPN
16 39 (23.93%) LAN
17 36 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
18 35 (21.47%) Wireless
19 34 (20.86%) VMware
20 33 (20.25%) Data Centre
21 32 (19.63%) Load Balancing
21 32 (19.63%) WAN
22 31 (19.02%) DNS
22 31 (19.02%) Cisco Nexus
23 29 (17.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
23 29 (17.79%) VMware Infrastructure
23 29 (17.79%) BIG-IP
24 28 (17.18%) VLAN
24 28 (17.18%) UNIX

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing F5 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 F5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.07%) IIS
2 2 (1.23%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.61%) Eucalyptus
3 1 (0.61%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (1.84%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.84%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.07%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.23%) SaaS
2 1 (0.61%) PaaS
2 1 (0.61%) IaaS
2 1 (0.61%) Nimbula
2 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 138 (84.66%) Firewall
2 73 (44.79%) TCP/IP
3 54 (33.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 52 (31.90%) MPLS
5 49 (30.06%) BGP
6 43 (26.38%) OSPF
7 41 (25.15%) VPN
8 39 (23.93%) LAN
9 35 (21.47%) Wireless
10 32 (19.63%) WAN
11 31 (19.02%) DNS
11 31 (19.02%) Cisco Nexus
12 29 (17.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 29 (17.79%) BIG-IP
13 28 (17.18%) VLAN
14 27 (16.56%) Cisco IOS
15 26 (15.95%) Cisco ASA
15 26 (15.95%) IPv4
16 25 (15.34%) Junos
17 24 (14.72%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.07%) SQL Server
General
1 44 (26.99%) Telecoms
2 10 (6.13%) Finance
3 5 (3.07%) French Language
3 5 (3.07%) German Language
4 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 75 (46.01%) Network Engineer
2 31 (19.02%) Senior Network Engineer
3 26 (15.95%) Security Engineer
4 23 (14.11%) Consultant
5 18 (11.04%) Architect
5 18 (11.04%) Analyst
5 18 (11.04%) Security Consultant
6 15 (9.20%) Network Architect
7 14 (8.59%) Network Security Engineer
8 11 (6.75%) Senior Consultant
9 10 (6.13%) Security Analyst
10 9 (5.52%) Senior Security Consultant
11 8 (4.91%) Operations Engineer
11 8 (4.91%) Network Analyst
11 8 (4.91%) Network Operations Engineer
12 7 (4.29%) Systems Analyst
13 6 (3.68%) Support Engineer
13 6 (3.68%) Team Leader
13 6 (3.68%) Senior Architect
14 5 (3.07%) Client Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (15.34%) CSS
2 2 (1.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (20.25%) Data Centre
2 20 (12.27%) Statistics
3 15 (9.20%) Computer Science
4 12 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.29%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.84%) Replication
6 3 (1.84%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.84%) FlexPod
7 2 (1.23%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.61%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.61%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (17.18%) UNIX
1 28 (17.18%) Linux
2 27 (16.56%) Windows
3 22 (13.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 22 (13.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (11.04%) Solaris
5 17 (10.43%) Windows 2000
6 5 (3.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (34.36%) ITIL
2 36 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (19.63%) Load Balancing
4 28 (17.18%) Network Management
5 19 (11.66%) Information Security
6 14 (8.59%) Network Design
7 10 (6.13%) Service Delivery
8 8 (4.91%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (4.91%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (4.29%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (3.68%) Incident Management
10 6 (3.68%) GAP Analysis
10 6 (3.68%) Identity Management
10 6 (3.68%) Mentoring
11 5 (3.07%) Coaching
11 5 (3.07%) Project Management
11 5 (3.07%) PRINCE2
11 5 (3.07%) Kalman Filter
12 4 (2.45%) Time Management
12 4 (2.45%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (14.11%) Perl
2 5 (3.07%) SQL
3 4 (2.45%) Python
3 4 (2.45%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.61%) C
Qualifications
1 90 (55.21%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (39.88%) CCNP
3 46 (28.22%) CCNA
4 25 (15.34%) CCIE
4 25 (15.34%) SC Cleared
4 25 (15.34%) Security Cleared
5 21 (12.88%) Degree
6 19 (11.66%) Check Point Certification
7 14 (8.59%) CCSA
7 14 (8.59%) CCSE
8 13 (7.98%) CISSP
9 12 (7.36%) CCSP
10 6 (3.68%) CCIP
10 6 (3.68%) MCSE
10 6 (3.68%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (3.68%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (3.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (3.07%) JNCIA
12 4 (2.45%) CCDP
13 3 (1.84%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.98%) SLA
2 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (17.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (6.75%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.68%) ProxySG
4 3 (1.84%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.23%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.61%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (7.98%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.84%) SCCM
3 2 (1.23%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (1.23%) HP NNM
4 1 (0.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 126 (77.30%) Cisco
2 111 (68.10%) Juniper
3 105 (64.42%) CheckPoint
4 52 (31.90%) Blue Coat
5 34 (20.86%) VMware
6 24 (14.72%) Sourcefire
7 19 (11.66%) Fortinet
8 17 (10.43%) Crossbeam
9 14 (8.59%) Websense
10 12 (7.36%) Oracle
10 12 (7.36%) HP
11 9 (5.52%) McAfee
11 9 (5.52%) Nokia
11 9 (5.52%) Mitel
11 9 (5.52%) ProCurve
11 9 (5.52%) Aruba
12 8 (4.91%) Dell
13 5 (3.07%) Meraki
14 3 (1.84%) 3PAR
14 3 (1.84%) Brocade
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Daisy Group
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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