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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 54 90 67
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -23
Permanent jobs citing F5 75 55 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.44% 2.50% 3.19%
As % of the Vendors category 8.93% 4.89% 6.10%
Number of salaries quoted 52 49 68
Median salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,400 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
840 1124 1311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 49.67% 51.00% 52.27%
Number of salaries quoted 608 885 905
Median salary £51,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,550 £70,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing F5 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 September 2016.

F5 Salary Histogram in Reading

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT jobs citing F5 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 F5.

1 123 (83.11%) Firewall
2 117 (79.05%) Cisco
2 117 (79.05%) CheckPoint
3 100 (67.57%) Juniper
4 83 (56.08%) Palo Alto
5 70 (47.30%) Linux
6 67 (45.27%) Cisco Certification
7 65 (43.92%) TCP/IP
8 63 (42.57%) CCNP
9 61 (41.22%) ITIL
10 60 (40.54%) Unix
11 59 (39.86%) Cisco ASA
12 53 (35.81%) Solaris
13 51 (34.46%) Windows
14 49 (33.11%) Blue Coat
15 46 (31.08%) Windows 2000
15 46 (31.08%) MPLS
15 46 (31.08%) Windows Server 2003
15 46 (31.08%) Windows Server 2008
16 42 (28.38%) German Language
16 42 (28.38%) BGP
17 38 (25.68%) BIG-IP
18 34 (22.97%) Sourcefire
19 30 (20.27%) Service Delivery
19 30 (20.27%) Crossbeam
19 30 (20.27%) French Language
19 30 (20.27%) Network Security
20 28 (18.92%) Wireshark
20 28 (18.92%) tcpdump
21 26 (17.57%) OSPF

F5
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 7 (4.73%) Apache
1 7 (4.73%) IIS
2 3 (2.03%) JBoss
2 3 (2.03%) nginx
2 3 (2.03%) OpenStack
2 3 (2.03%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (2.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 123 (83.11%) Firewall
2 65 (43.92%) TCP/IP
3 59 (39.86%) Cisco ASA
4 46 (31.08%) MPLS
5 42 (28.38%) BGP
6 38 (25.68%) BIG-IP
7 30 (20.27%) Network Security
8 28 (18.92%) tcpdump
8 28 (18.92%) Wireshark
9 26 (17.57%) OSPF
10 24 (16.22%) Cisco Nexus
10 24 (16.22%) VPN
11 19 (12.84%) DNS
12 18 (12.16%) Cisco PIX
12 18 (12.16%) SSL
13 17 (11.49%) snoop
14 16 (10.81%) VoIP
15 15 (10.14%) EIGRP
15 15 (10.14%) Internet
16 14 (9.46%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.03%) Hadoop
1 3 (2.03%) MySQL
1 3 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (2.03%) Jenkins
General
1 42 (28.38%) German Language
2 30 (20.27%) French Language
3 6 (4.05%) Finance
3 6 (4.05%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.70%) Back Office
5 3 (2.03%) Billing
5 3 (2.03%) Retail
6 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 68 (45.95%) Network Engineer
2 66 (44.59%) Security Engineer
3 45 (30.41%) Juniper Engineer
4 38 (25.68%) Linux Engineer
5 26 (17.57%) Senior Network Engineer
5 26 (17.57%) Support Engineer
6 24 (16.22%) Cisco Engineer
6 24 (16.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 22 (14.86%) Network Security Engineer
7 22 (14.86%) Network Support
7 22 (14.86%) Network Support Engineer
8 14 (9.46%) Consultant
8 14 (9.46%) Security Consultant
9 11 (7.43%) Senior Network Support
9 11 (7.43%) Senior Network Support Engineer
9 11 (7.43%) Senior Support Engineer
10 10 (6.76%) Security Support Engineer
11 7 (4.73%) Network Operations Engineer
11 7 (4.73%) Operations Engineer
11 7 (4.73%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.73%) HTML
1 7 (4.73%) XML
2 4 (2.70%) Regular Expression
2 4 (2.70%) SAML
3 3 (2.03%) Web Services
4 2 (1.35%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.51%) Data Centre
2 14 (9.46%) Virtual Team
3 8 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.73%) Clustering
4 7 (4.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 6 (4.05%) Driving Licence
6 5 (3.38%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (2.03%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.03%) Statistics
7 3 (2.03%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.68%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 70 (47.30%) Linux
2 60 (40.54%) Unix
3 53 (35.81%) Solaris
4 51 (34.46%) Windows
5 46 (31.08%) Windows 2000
5 46 (31.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 46 (31.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (4.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (41.22%) ITIL
2 30 (20.27%) Service Delivery
3 21 (14.19%) Information Security
4 18 (12.16%) Change Management
5 17 (11.49%) Problem Management
5 17 (11.49%) Trend Analysis
6 15 (10.14%) Risk Management
7 14 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (8.78%) Network Monitoring
9 11 (7.43%) Incident Management
10 10 (6.76%) Load Balancing
11 7 (4.73%) Analytics
11 7 (4.73%) Identity Management
11 7 (4.73%) Network Design
11 7 (4.73%) Web Development
12 6 (4.05%) Migration
13 5 (3.38%) Project Management
13 5 (3.38%) Security Operations
14 4 (2.70%) DDoS Mitigation
14 4 (2.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.16%) Perl
2 12 (8.11%) Python
3 7 (4.73%) Java
3 7 (4.73%) PowerShell
4 5 (3.38%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.03%) PHP
5 3 (2.03%) Ruby
6 1 (0.68%) SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (45.27%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (42.57%) CCNP
3 21 (14.19%) CCIE
4 14 (9.46%) CCNA
5 9 (6.08%) SC Cleared
5 9 (6.08%) Security Cleared
6 6 (4.05%) JNCIP
7 5 (3.38%) JNCIE
8 4 (2.70%) Degree
8 4 (2.70%) JNCIA
9 3 (2.03%) CCVP
9 3 (2.03%) CISSP
9 3 (2.03%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.68%) CCDA
10 1 (0.68%) CCDP
10 1 (0.68%) CCSA
10 1 (0.68%) CCSE
10 1 (0.68%) CCSP
10 1 (0.68%) CEH
10 1 (0.68%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.81%) SLA
2 3 (2.03%) SAS 70
System Software
1 11 (7.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.73%) Firmware
2 7 (4.73%) iptables
2 7 (4.73%) vSphere
3 3 (2.03%) Docker
3 3 (2.03%) Xen
4 2 (1.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.35%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.68%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.68%) Puppet
3 1 (0.68%) QRadar
Vendors
1 117 (79.05%) CheckPoint
1 117 (79.05%) Cisco
2 100 (67.57%) Juniper
3 83 (56.08%) Palo Alto
4 49 (33.11%) Blue Coat
5 34 (22.97%) Sourcefire
6 30 (20.27%) Crossbeam
7 21 (14.19%) NetScout
8 14 (9.46%) Fortinet
9 11 (7.43%) Foundry
9 11 (7.43%) VMware
10 10 (6.76%) Red Hat
11 7 (4.73%) Egenera
11 7 (4.73%) HP
11 7 (4.73%) Sun
12 4 (2.70%) Citrix
13 3 (2.03%) Ciena
13 3 (2.03%) Nortel
14 2 (1.35%) Forcepoint
14 2 (1.35%) Microsoft
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