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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 60 73 94
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +21
Permanent jobs citing F5 97 74 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.28% 3.01% 2.20%
As % of the Vendors category 8.06% 5.76% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 55 59 31
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £44,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.05%
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
1203 1284 1215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 53.04% 52.30% 54.44%
Number of salaries quoted 855 903 969
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 29 June 2015.

F5 Salary Histogram in Reading

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 147 (89.09%) Firewall
2 131 (79.39%) Cisco
3 113 (68.48%) Juniper
4 105 (63.64%) CheckPoint
5 83 (50.30%) Cisco Certification
6 74 (44.85%) TCP/IP
7 63 (38.18%) CCNP
8 51 (30.91%) Blue Coat
9 50 (30.30%) MPLS
10 48 (29.09%) BGP
10 48 (29.09%) ITIL
11 44 (26.67%) Linux
12 43 (26.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 42 (25.45%) CCNA
13 42 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
14 36 (21.82%) Load Balancing
14 36 (21.82%) UNIX
14 36 (21.82%) OSPF
15 35 (21.21%) Windows
16 34 (20.61%) VMware
16 34 (20.61%) WAN
16 34 (20.61%) VPN
17 32 (19.39%) LAN
18 31 (18.79%) Telecoms
19 30 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
20 29 (17.58%) Data Centre
20 29 (17.58%) BIG-IP
20 29 (17.58%) Cisco ASA
21 28 (16.97%) VMware Infrastructure
22 27 (16.36%) Wireless

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 12 (7.27%) IIS
2 6 (3.64%) Apache
3 2 (1.21%) CMS
3 2 (1.21%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.21%) Lync
4 1 (0.61%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 8 (4.85%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.82%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.03%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.61%) SaaS
2 1 (0.61%) PaaS
2 1 (0.61%) IaaS
2 1 (0.61%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 147 (89.09%) Firewall
2 74 (44.85%) TCP/IP
3 50 (30.30%) MPLS
4 48 (29.09%) BGP
5 43 (26.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 36 (21.82%) OSPF
7 34 (20.61%) VPN
7 34 (20.61%) WAN
8 32 (19.39%) LAN
9 30 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
10 29 (17.58%) Cisco ASA
10 29 (17.58%) BIG-IP
11 27 (16.36%) Wireless
12 26 (15.76%) VLAN
12 26 (15.76%) DNS
13 25 (15.15%) Network Security
14 23 (13.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 21 (12.73%) Cisco IOS
16 20 (12.12%) VPLS
17 18 (10.91%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.24%) MySQL
General
1 31 (18.79%) Telecoms
2 8 (4.85%) Finance
3 5 (3.03%) French Language
3 5 (3.03%) German Language
4 1 (0.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 68 (41.21%) Network Engineer
2 35 (21.21%) Security Engineer
3 25 (15.15%) Consultant
4 24 (14.55%) Senior Network Engineer
5 16 (9.70%) Security Consultant
5 16 (9.70%) Analyst
6 14 (8.48%) Architect
6 14 (8.48%) Network Security Engineer
7 13 (7.88%) Network Architect
8 10 (6.06%) Security Analyst
9 9 (5.45%) Support Engineer
10 8 (4.85%) Operations Engineer
10 8 (4.85%) Network Operations Engineer
11 7 (4.24%) Senior Consultant
12 6 (3.64%) Network Analyst
12 6 (3.64%) Systems Analyst
12 6 (3.64%) Senior Security Consultant
12 6 (3.64%) Cisco Engineer
12 6 (3.64%) Senior Architect
13 5 (3.03%) Technical Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (12.12%) CSS
2 7 (4.24%) LAMP
3 2 (1.21%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (17.58%) Data Centre
2 17 (10.30%) Statistics
3 14 (8.48%) Computer Science
4 10 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.24%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.82%) FlexPod
7 2 (1.21%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.21%) Replication
7 2 (1.21%) PKI
8 1 (0.61%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.61%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 44 (26.67%) Linux
2 36 (21.82%) UNIX
3 35 (21.21%) Windows
4 25 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (12.73%) Solaris
6 20 (12.12%) Windows 2000
7 11 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (3.64%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (29.09%) ITIL
2 42 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (21.82%) Load Balancing
4 24 (14.55%) Network Management
5 17 (10.30%) Network Design
6 14 (8.48%) Information Security
7 12 (7.27%) Mentoring
7 12 (7.27%) Service Delivery
8 11 (6.67%) Coaching
9 9 (5.45%) Project Management
10 8 (4.85%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (4.85%) Network Monitoring
11 7 (4.24%) Product Management
12 6 (3.64%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (3.64%) Incident Management
13 5 (3.03%) Problem Management
13 5 (3.03%) PRINCE2
14 4 (2.42%) Line Management
15 3 (1.82%) Kalman Filter
15 3 (1.82%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (9.09%) Perl
2 12 (7.27%) SQL
3 6 (3.64%) PHP
4 2 (1.21%) Python
4 2 (1.21%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 83 (50.30%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (38.18%) CCNP
3 42 (25.45%) CCNA
4 23 (13.94%) CCIE
5 20 (12.12%) Degree
5 20 (12.12%) Security Cleared
6 19 (11.52%) SC Cleared
7 16 (9.70%) CCSA
7 16 (9.70%) CCSE
8 15 (9.09%) Check Point Certification
9 11 (6.67%) CCSP
10 10 (6.06%) CISSP
11 7 (4.24%) CCDP
12 6 (3.64%) MCSE
12 6 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (3.03%) JNCIP
14 4 (2.42%) JNCIE
15 3 (1.82%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.52%) SLA
2 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (16.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.45%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.03%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.42%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.61%) vCloud
6 1 (0.61%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (4.85%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.21%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (1.21%) HP NNM
3 1 (0.61%) SCCM
3 1 (0.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 131 (79.39%) Cisco
2 113 (68.48%) Juniper
3 105 (63.64%) CheckPoint
4 51 (30.91%) Blue Coat
5 34 (20.61%) VMware
6 23 (13.94%) Sourcefire
7 21 (12.73%) Fortinet
8 20 (12.12%) Crossbeam
8 20 (12.12%) HP
9 13 (7.88%) Websense
10 11 (6.67%) Oracle
11 10 (6.06%) McAfee
12 8 (4.85%) Nokia
12 8 (4.85%) Dell
12 8 (4.85%) Microsoft
12 8 (4.85%) Mitel
12 8 (4.85%) Aruba
12 8 (4.85%) ProCurve
13 6 (3.64%) Red Hat
14 4 (2.42%) Nortel
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