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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 62 77 65
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -12
Permanent jobs citing F5 78 66 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.30% 3.03% 3.02%
As % of the Vendors category 8.70% 5.89% 5.73%
Number of salaries quoted 52 54 57
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £67,500 £63,200
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,250
% change year-on-year
- +1.52%
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
897 1121 1308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 49.42% 51.52% 52.64%
Number of salaries quoted 627 816 932
Median salary £51,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.44% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 30 August 2016.

F5 Salary Histogram in Reading

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 136 (88.31%) Firewall
2 120 (77.92%) CheckPoint
3 114 (74.03%) Cisco
4 98 (63.64%) Juniper
5 80 (51.95%) Palo Alto
6 69 (44.81%) Cisco Certification
6 69 (44.81%) Linux
7 67 (43.51%) TCP/IP
7 67 (43.51%) Cisco ASA
8 62 (40.26%) CCNP
9 57 (37.01%) ITIL
10 55 (35.71%) Unix
11 49 (31.82%) Solaris
12 47 (30.52%) Windows
13 46 (29.87%) MPLS
14 44 (28.57%) Blue Coat
15 43 (27.92%) Windows Server 2008
15 43 (27.92%) Windows Server 2003
15 43 (27.92%) Windows 2000
16 41 (26.62%) BGP
17 40 (25.97%) BIG-IP
18 39 (25.32%) German Language
19 32 (20.78%) Network Security
20 30 (19.48%) Sourcefire
21 29 (18.83%) OSPF
22 28 (18.18%) French Language
23 26 (16.88%) Wireshark
23 26 (16.88%) tcpdump
23 26 (16.88%) Cisco Nexus
23 26 (16.88%) VPN

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 9 (5.84%) JBoss
1 9 (5.84%) nginx
1 9 (5.84%) OpenStack
2 6 (3.90%) Apache
2 6 (3.90%) IIS
3 3 (1.95%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (1.95%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (1.95%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.84%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (5.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 136 (88.31%) Firewall
2 67 (43.51%) Cisco ASA
2 67 (43.51%) TCP/IP
3 46 (29.87%) MPLS
4 41 (26.62%) BGP
5 40 (25.97%) BIG-IP
6 32 (20.78%) Network Security
7 29 (18.83%) OSPF
8 26 (16.88%) Cisco Nexus
8 26 (16.88%) tcpdump
8 26 (16.88%) VPN
8 26 (16.88%) Wireshark
9 24 (15.58%) DNS
10 19 (12.34%) SSL
11 18 (11.69%) Wireless
12 17 (11.04%) EIGRP
12 17 (11.04%) VoIP
13 16 (10.39%) WAN
14 15 (9.74%) Cisco PIX
15 14 (9.09%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.84%) Hadoop
1 9 (5.84%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (1.95%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (5.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 9 (5.84%) Jenkins
General
1 39 (25.32%) German Language
2 28 (18.18%) French Language
3 9 (5.84%) Finance
3 9 (5.84%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.90%) Retail
5 5 (3.25%) Billing
6 4 (2.60%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 72 (46.75%) Network Engineer
2 62 (40.26%) Security Engineer
3 44 (28.57%) Juniper Engineer
4 33 (21.43%) Linux Engineer
5 31 (20.13%) Cisco Engineer
5 31 (20.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 25 (16.23%) Support Engineer
7 24 (15.58%) Senior Network Engineer
8 23 (14.94%) Network Security Engineer
9 22 (14.29%) Network Support
9 22 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
10 16 (10.39%) Consultant
10 16 (10.39%) Security Consultant
11 12 (7.79%) Senior Network Support
11 12 (7.79%) Senior Network Support Engineer
11 12 (7.79%) Senior Support Engineer
12 11 (7.14%) Lead Network Engineer
12 11 (7.14%) Network Operations Engineer
12 11 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
13 10 (6.49%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.84%) Web Services
2 6 (3.90%) HTML
2 6 (3.90%) XML
3 4 (2.60%) Regular Expression
3 4 (2.60%) SAML
4 3 (1.95%) CSS
5 1 (0.65%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.94%) Data Centre
2 15 (9.74%) Virtual Team
3 9 (5.84%) Visualisation
4 8 (5.19%) Driving Licence
5 7 (4.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 6 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.90%) Clustering
7 4 (2.60%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.60%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (1.95%) Statistics
9 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 69 (44.81%) Linux
2 55 (35.71%) Unix
3 49 (31.82%) Solaris
4 47 (30.52%) Windows
5 43 (27.92%) Windows 2000
5 43 (27.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 43 (27.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.95%) CentOS
7 3 (1.95%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (37.01%) ITIL
2 24 (15.58%) Service Delivery
3 20 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (11.04%) Information Security
5 15 (9.74%) Change Management
5 15 (9.74%) Load Balancing
6 14 (9.09%) Problem Management
6 14 (9.09%) Trend Analysis
7 13 (8.44%) Network Monitoring
8 11 (7.14%) Analytics
9 10 (6.49%) Incident Management
10 9 (5.84%) Customer Engagement
10 9 (5.84%) Data Protection
10 9 (5.84%) Data Visualisation
10 9 (5.84%) DevOps
10 9 (5.84%) Risk Management
10 9 (5.84%) Scrum
11 8 (5.19%) Migration
12 7 (4.55%) Identity Management
13 6 (3.90%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (14.29%) Perl
2 17 (11.04%) Python
3 9 (5.84%) Ruby
4 6 (3.90%) Java
4 6 (3.90%) PowerShell
4 6 (3.90%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.95%) PHP
6 1 (0.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (44.81%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (40.26%) CCNP
3 22 (14.29%) CCIE
4 18 (11.69%) CCNA
5 7 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 7 (4.55%) Security Cleared
6 5 (3.25%) JNCIE
6 5 (3.25%) JNCIP
7 3 (1.95%) CCIP
7 3 (1.95%) CCVP
7 3 (1.95%) CISSP
7 3 (1.95%) Degree
7 3 (1.95%) JNCIA
8 2 (1.30%) CCSP
8 2 (1.30%) JNCIS
9 1 (0.65%) CCDA
9 1 (0.65%) CCDP
9 1 (0.65%) CCSA
9 1 (0.65%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (0.65%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.34%) SLA
2 3 (1.95%) SAS 70
System Software
1 11 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.84%) Docker
3 6 (3.90%) Firmware
3 6 (3.90%) iptables
3 6 (3.90%) vSphere
4 3 (1.95%) Xen
5 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (5.84%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.95%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.65%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.65%) Puppet
3 1 (0.65%) QRadar
Vendors
1 120 (77.92%) CheckPoint
2 114 (74.03%) Cisco
3 98 (63.64%) Juniper
4 80 (51.95%) Palo Alto
5 44 (28.57%) Blue Coat
6 30 (19.48%) Sourcefire
7 24 (15.58%) Crossbeam
8 20 (12.99%) NetScout
9 18 (11.69%) Fortinet
10 12 (7.79%) Red Hat
11 11 (7.14%) VMware
12 8 (5.19%) Foundry
13 6 (3.90%) Egenera
13 6 (3.90%) HP
13 6 (3.90%) Sun
14 4 (2.60%) Citrix
14 4 (2.60%) Forcepoint
15 3 (1.95%) Ciena
15 3 (1.95%) Nortel
16 1 (0.65%) Prolexic
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