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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 48 58 74
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +16
Permanent jobs citing F5 78 98 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.69% 4.01% 2.97%
As % of the Vendors category 8.88% 7.44% 5.53%
Number of salaries quoted 28 92 74
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,450 £64,500 £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
878 1318 1410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 52.83% 53.97% 53.73%
Number of salaries quoted 627 1056 890
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
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 6 December 2016.

F5 Salary Histogram in Reading

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 129 (82.17%) Cisco
2 116 (73.89%) Juniper
3 112 (71.34%) CheckPoint
4 97 (61.78%) Palo Alto
5 94 (59.87%) Firewall
6 84 (53.50%) Linux
7 81 (51.59%) TCP/IP
7 81 (51.59%) Blue Coat
8 75 (47.77%) Unix
9 63 (40.13%) Cisco Certification
10 58 (36.94%) Solaris
11 57 (36.31%) Windows
12 54 (34.39%) Risk Management
13 52 (33.12%) CCNP
14 51 (32.48%) Windows Server 2003
14 51 (32.48%) Windows 2000
14 51 (32.48%) Sourcefire
14 51 (32.48%) Windows Server 2008
15 50 (31.85%) ITIL
16 45 (28.66%) German Language
17 44 (28.03%) Crossbeam
18 39 (24.84%) MPLS
18 39 (24.84%) Information Security
19 35 (22.29%) Network Security
20 33 (21.02%) Cisco ASA
21 31 (19.75%) Service Delivery
22 29 (18.47%) BGP
23 27 (17.20%) VPN
23 27 (17.20%) BIG-IP
23 27 (17.20%) French Language

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 (4.46%) Apache
1 7 (4.46%) IIS
2 3 (1.91%) SAS
3 1 (0.64%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (5.73%) MS PowerPoint
1 9 (5.73%) MS Visio
2 6 (3.82%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.27%) SaaS
2 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 94 (59.87%) Firewall
2 81 (51.59%) TCP/IP
3 39 (24.84%) MPLS
4 35 (22.29%) Network Security
5 33 (21.02%) Cisco ASA
6 29 (18.47%) BGP
7 27 (17.20%) BIG-IP
7 27 (17.20%) VPN
8 25 (15.92%) SSL
9 22 (14.01%) HTTP
10 20 (12.74%) tcpdump
10 20 (12.74%) Wireshark
11 18 (11.46%) Internet
12 17 (10.83%) snoop
13 16 (10.19%) OSPF
14 14 (8.92%) DNS
15 13 (8.28%) Cisco Nexus
15 13 (8.28%) Cisco PIX
16 12 (7.64%) EIGRP
16 12 (7.64%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.91%) MySQL
General
1 45 (28.66%) German Language
2 27 (17.20%) French Language
3 10 (6.37%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.91%) Back Office
5 1 (0.64%) Billing
5 1 (0.64%) Finance
5 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 77 (49.04%) Security Engineer
2 55 (35.03%) Network Engineer
3 48 (30.57%) Juniper Engineer
4 39 (24.84%) Linux Engineer
5 23 (14.65%) Network Security Engineer
6 20 (12.74%) Consultant
6 20 (12.74%) Security Consultant
7 19 (12.10%) Senior Security Engineer
8 18 (11.46%) Cisco Engineer
8 18 (11.46%) Senior Network Engineer
9 17 (10.83%) Support Engineer
10 13 (8.28%) Network Support
10 13 (8.28%) Network Support Engineer
11 12 (7.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 11 (7.01%) Senior Cisco Engineer
13 10 (6.37%) Security Support Engineer
14 7 (4.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 7 (4.46%) Project Engineer
14 7 (4.46%) Unix Engineer
14 7 (4.46%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.46%) HTML
1 7 (4.46%) XML
2 4 (2.55%) SAML
3 3 (1.91%) Regular Expression
4 2 (1.27%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.64%) Data Centre
1 12 (7.64%) Security Operations Centre
2 8 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.46%) Clustering
3 7 (4.46%) Virtual Team
4 6 (3.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (3.82%) Statistics
5 4 (2.55%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.27%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.64%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 84 (53.50%) Linux
2 75 (47.77%) Unix
3 58 (36.94%) Solaris
4 57 (36.31%) Windows
5 51 (32.48%) Windows 2000
5 51 (32.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 51 (32.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (4.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (34.39%) Risk Management
2 50 (31.85%) ITIL
3 39 (24.84%) Information Security
4 31 (19.75%) Service Delivery
5 17 (10.83%) Change Management
5 17 (10.83%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 17 (10.83%) Problem Management
5 17 (10.83%) Trend Analysis
6 14 (8.92%) Security Operations
7 13 (8.28%) Kalman Filter
7 13 (8.28%) Network Design
8 10 (6.37%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (6.37%) Identity Management
8 10 (6.37%) Validation
9 7 (4.46%) Change Control
9 7 (4.46%) Web Development
10 6 (3.82%) Coaching
10 6 (3.82%) Content Management
10 6 (3.82%) Mentoring
10 6 (3.82%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (9.55%) Perl
2 8 (5.10%) Python
3 7 (4.46%) Java
3 7 (4.46%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.55%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.91%) PHP
Qualifications
1 63 (40.13%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (33.12%) CCNP
3 22 (14.01%) CCIE
4 9 (5.73%) JNCIA
4 9 (5.73%) JNCIP
4 9 (5.73%) JNCIS
5 8 (5.10%) SC Cleared
5 8 (5.10%) Security Cleared
6 7 (4.46%) CCSE
7 6 (3.82%) CCNA
7 6 (3.82%) CCSP
8 5 (3.18%) Degree
9 4 (2.55%) JNCIE
10 3 (1.91%) CCVP
10 3 (1.91%) CISSP
11 1 (0.64%) CCSA
11 1 (0.64%) CEH
11 1 (0.64%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.46%) SLA
2 3 (1.91%) SAS 70
System Software
1 11 (7.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.46%) Firmware
2 7 (4.46%) iptables
2 7 (4.46%) vSphere
3 6 (3.82%) ProxySG
4 3 (1.91%) Xen
5 2 (1.27%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.64%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 129 (82.17%) Cisco
2 116 (73.89%) Juniper
3 112 (71.34%) CheckPoint
4 97 (61.78%) Palo Alto
5 81 (51.59%) Blue Coat
6 51 (32.48%) Sourcefire
7 44 (28.03%) Crossbeam
8 16 (10.19%) Fortinet
9 14 (8.92%) HP
10 13 (8.28%) NetScout
11 11 (7.01%) Foundry
11 11 (7.01%) VMware
12 10 (6.37%) Red Hat
13 8 (5.10%) Microsoft
14 7 (4.46%) Egenera
14 7 (4.46%) Sun
15 6 (3.82%) Imperva
15 6 (3.82%) Intel Security
15 6 (3.82%) Proofpoint
15 6 (3.82%) TippingPoint
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