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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 62 79 86
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +7
Permanent jobs citing F5 85 61 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.80% 2.56% 2.12%
As % of the Vendors category 7.24% 4.90% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 53 43 29
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £68,000
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
1174 1246 1177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 52.48% 52.22% 52.06%
Number of salaries quoted 834 867 907
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 £27,500 £30,000 £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 27 July 2015.

F5 Salary Histogram in Reading

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 149 (87.13%) Firewall
2 136 (79.53%) Cisco
3 118 (69.01%) Juniper
4 107 (62.57%) CheckPoint
5 86 (50.29%) Cisco Certification
6 77 (45.03%) TCP/IP
7 65 (38.01%) CCNP
8 56 (32.75%) Blue Coat
9 53 (30.99%) ITIL
10 49 (28.65%) MPLS
10 49 (28.65%) BGP
10 49 (28.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 43 (25.15%) Linux
11 43 (25.15%) CCNA
11 43 (25.15%) Agile Software Development
12 38 (22.22%) OSPF
13 37 (21.64%) Telecoms
13 37 (21.64%) Windows
14 36 (21.05%) VMware
14 36 (21.05%) Load Balancing
15 35 (20.47%) UNIX
16 34 (19.88%) LAN
17 33 (19.30%) VPN
18 32 (18.71%) WAN
18 32 (18.71%) Cisco ASA
19 31 (18.13%) BIG-IP
19 31 (18.13%) Cisco Nexus
20 30 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
20 30 (17.54%) Wireless
21 29 (16.96%) Data Centre

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 (7.02%) IIS
2 6 (3.51%) Apache
3 2 (1.17%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.58%) Eucalyptus
4 1 (0.58%) Lync
4 1 (0.58%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.75%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.92%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.17%) SaaS
1 2 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.58%) PaaS
2 1 (0.58%) IaaS
2 1 (0.58%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 149 (87.13%) Firewall
2 77 (45.03%) TCP/IP
3 49 (28.65%) MPLS
3 49 (28.65%) BGP
3 49 (28.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 38 (22.22%) OSPF
5 34 (19.88%) LAN
6 33 (19.30%) VPN
7 32 (18.71%) WAN
7 32 (18.71%) Cisco ASA
8 31 (18.13%) Cisco Nexus
8 31 (18.13%) BIG-IP
9 30 (17.54%) Wireless
10 28 (16.37%) DNS
11 27 (15.79%) VLAN
11 27 (15.79%) Network Security
12 25 (14.62%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 23 (13.45%) Cisco IOS
14 22 (12.87%) VPLS
15 21 (12.28%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.09%) MySQL
General
1 37 (21.64%) Telecoms
2 8 (4.68%) Finance
3 5 (2.92%) French Language
3 5 (2.92%) German Language
4 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.58%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 72 (42.11%) Network Engineer
2 35 (20.47%) Security Engineer
3 25 (14.62%) Senior Network Engineer
4 23 (13.45%) Consultant
5 17 (9.94%) Architect
5 17 (9.94%) Analyst
5 17 (9.94%) Security Consultant
6 15 (8.77%) Network Security Engineer
6 15 (8.77%) Network Architect
7 10 (5.85%) Security Analyst
8 8 (4.68%) Senior Consultant
8 8 (4.68%) Network Operations Engineer
8 8 (4.68%) Operations Engineer
9 7 (4.09%) Systems Analyst
9 7 (4.09%) Support Engineer
9 7 (4.09%) Network Analyst
9 7 (4.09%) Senior Security Consultant
10 6 (3.51%) Cisco Engineer
10 6 (3.51%) Senior Architect
11 5 (2.92%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.28%) CSS
2 7 (4.09%) LAMP
3 2 (1.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.96%) Data Centre
2 19 (11.11%) Statistics
3 15 (8.77%) Computer Science
4 11 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.09%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.75%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.75%) FlexPod
6 3 (1.75%) Replication
7 2 (1.17%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.58%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.58%) PKI
8 1 (0.58%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 43 (25.15%) Linux
2 37 (21.64%) Windows
3 35 (20.47%) UNIX
4 26 (15.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (15.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (12.87%) Solaris
6 21 (12.28%) Windows 2000
7 11 (6.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (3.51%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (30.99%) ITIL
2 43 (25.15%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (21.05%) Load Balancing
4 26 (15.20%) Network Management
5 17 (9.94%) Information Security
5 17 (9.94%) Network Design
6 11 (6.43%) Service Delivery
6 11 (6.43%) Mentoring
7 10 (5.85%) Coaching
8 8 (4.68%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (4.68%) Project Management
8 8 (4.68%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (4.09%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (3.51%) Incident Management
11 5 (2.92%) GAP Analysis
11 5 (2.92%) Identity Management
11 5 (2.92%) PRINCE2
11 5 (2.92%) Product Management
12 4 (2.34%) Network Architecture
12 4 (2.34%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (9.94%) Perl
2 12 (7.02%) SQL
3 6 (3.51%) PHP
4 2 (1.17%) Python
4 2 (1.17%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.58%) C
Qualifications
1 86 (50.29%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (38.01%) CCNP
3 43 (25.15%) CCNA
4 23 (13.45%) CCIE
4 23 (13.45%) Security Cleared
5 22 (12.87%) SC Cleared
6 21 (12.28%) Degree
7 17 (9.94%) CCSA
7 17 (9.94%) CCSE
8 16 (9.36%) Check Point Certification
9 12 (7.02%) CISSP
10 10 (5.85%) CCSP
11 6 (3.51%) MCSE
11 6 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (2.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (2.92%) CCDP
13 4 (2.34%) JNCIP
14 3 (1.75%) JNCIE
14 3 (1.75%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 7 (4.09%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.92%) ProxySG
5 4 (2.34%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.58%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (7.02%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.17%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (1.17%) HP NNM
2 2 (1.17%) SCCM
3 1 (0.58%) SCOM
Vendors
1 136 (79.53%) Cisco
2 118 (69.01%) Juniper
3 107 (62.57%) CheckPoint
4 56 (32.75%) Blue Coat
5 36 (21.05%) VMware
6 25 (14.62%) Sourcefire
7 21 (12.28%) Crossbeam
8 20 (11.70%) Fortinet
9 19 (11.11%) HP
10 13 (7.60%) Websense
11 12 (7.02%) Oracle
12 9 (5.26%) Microsoft
12 9 (5.26%) Nokia
12 9 (5.26%) McAfee
13 8 (4.68%) Mitel
13 8 (4.68%) ProCurve
13 8 (4.68%) Aruba
13 8 (4.68%) Dell
14 6 (3.51%) Red Hat
15 3 (1.75%) EMC
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