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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 39 47 91
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +44
Permanent jobs citing F5 75 118 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 5.43% 5.50% 2.55%
As % of the Vendors category 9.87% 10.26% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 24 100 53
Median salary £55,000 £50,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.91% -3.80%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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
760 1150 1260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 55.07% 53.64% 53.48%
Number of salaries quoted 533 894 849
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,150
% change year-on-year
- +5.85%

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 23 January 2017.

F5 Salary Histogram in Reading

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 117 (79.59%) Cisco
1 117 (79.59%) Juniper
2 102 (69.39%) CheckPoint
3 94 (63.95%) Blue Coat
4 93 (63.27%) Palo Alto
5 83 (56.46%) TCP/IP
6 82 (55.78%) Risk Management
7 81 (55.10%) Linux
8 75 (51.02%) Unix
9 69 (46.94%) Firewall
10 61 (41.50%) Sourcefire
11 57 (38.78%) Windows
12 53 (36.05%) Cisco Certification
13 52 (35.37%) Solaris
14 49 (33.33%) Windows 2000
14 49 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
14 49 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
15 48 (32.65%) Crossbeam
16 47 (31.97%) Information Security
17 39 (26.53%) ITIL
18 38 (25.85%) CCNP
19 37 (25.17%) German Language
20 28 (19.05%) Network Security
21 27 (18.37%) Kalman Filter
21 27 (18.37%) HTTP
22 26 (17.69%) SSL
23 25 (17.01%) SLA
23 25 (17.01%) CCIE
23 25 (17.01%) Service Delivery
24 24 (16.33%) MPLS

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 3 (2.04%) Apache
1 3 (2.04%) IIS
2 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
Applications
1 16 (10.88%) MS PowerPoint
1 16 (10.88%) MS Visio
2 13 (8.84%) MS Excel
2 13 (8.84%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.36%) SaaS
2 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 83 (56.46%) TCP/IP
2 69 (46.94%) Firewall
3 28 (19.05%) Network Security
4 27 (18.37%) HTTP
5 26 (17.69%) SSL
6 24 (16.33%) MPLS
7 23 (15.65%) Internet
8 21 (14.29%) VPN
9 17 (11.56%) BGP
9 17 (11.56%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
10 14 (9.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 13 (8.84%) BIG-IP
12 11 (7.48%) DNS
12 11 (7.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 10 (6.80%) OSPF
13 10 (6.80%) tcpdump
13 10 (6.80%) Wireshark
14 9 (6.12%) SMTP
15 8 (5.44%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.04%) MySQL
General
1 37 (25.17%) German Language
2 18 (12.24%) French Language
3 11 (7.48%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.40%) Finance
5 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 71 (48.30%) Security Engineer
2 53 (36.05%) Juniper Engineer
3 36 (24.49%) Network Engineer
4 33 (22.45%) Senior Security Engineer
5 30 (20.41%) Linux Engineer
6 20 (13.61%) Consultant
6 20 (13.61%) Security Consultant
7 17 (11.56%) Cisco Engineer
8 14 (9.52%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 13 (8.84%) Blue Coat Engineer
9 13 (8.84%) Cisco Security Engineer
10 11 (7.48%) Project Engineer
11 10 (6.80%) Senior Network Engineer
11 10 (6.80%) Support Engineer
12 8 (5.44%) Network Security Engineer
13 7 (4.76%) Analyst
13 7 (4.76%) Network Support
13 7 (4.76%) Network Support Engineer
13 7 (4.76%) Security Analyst
14 6 (4.08%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.04%) HTML
1 3 (2.04%) XML
2 2 (1.36%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.36%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.93%) Security Operations Centre
2 7 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.08%) Statistics
4 4 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.04%) Clustering
5 3 (2.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (2.04%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.36%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.68%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 81 (55.10%) Linux
2 75 (51.02%) Unix
3 57 (38.78%) Windows
4 52 (35.37%) Solaris
5 49 (33.33%) Windows 2000
5 49 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 49 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.36%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (55.78%) Risk Management
2 47 (31.97%) Information Security
3 39 (26.53%) ITIL
4 27 (18.37%) Kalman Filter
5 25 (17.01%) Service Delivery
6 21 (14.29%) Security Operations
7 15 (10.20%) Mentoring
8 14 (9.52%) Identity Management
8 14 (9.52%) Network Design
9 13 (8.84%) Coaching
9 13 (8.84%) Content Management
9 13 (8.84%) Security Management
10 11 (7.48%) Change Control
10 11 (7.48%) Validation
11 8 (5.44%) Change Management
11 8 (5.44%) Creative Problem-Solving
11 8 (5.44%) Problem Management
11 8 (5.44%) Trend Analysis
12 6 (4.08%) Presales
12 6 (4.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.48%) Perl
2 8 (5.44%) Python
3 3 (2.04%) Java
3 3 (2.04%) PHP
3 3 (2.04%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 53 (36.05%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (25.85%) CCNP
3 25 (17.01%) CCIE
4 15 (10.20%) JNCIS
5 14 (9.52%) CCSE
6 13 (8.84%) CCSP
6 13 (8.84%) JNCIA
7 8 (5.44%) JNCIP
8 7 (4.76%) CISSP
9 6 (4.08%) CCNA
10 4 (2.72%) CISA
10 4 (2.72%) CISM
10 4 (2.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (2.04%) CCVP
11 3 (2.04%) JNCIE
12 2 (1.36%) Degree
12 2 (1.36%) SC Cleared
12 2 (1.36%) Security Cleared
13 1 (0.68%) CCSA
13 1 (0.68%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (17.01%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (8.84%) ProxySG
2 7 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.04%) Firmware
3 3 (2.04%) iptables
3 3 (2.04%) vSphere
3 3 (2.04%) Xen
4 2 (1.36%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.04%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 117 (79.59%) Cisco
1 117 (79.59%) Juniper
2 102 (69.39%) CheckPoint
3 94 (63.95%) Blue Coat
4 93 (63.27%) Palo Alto
5 61 (41.50%) Sourcefire
6 48 (32.65%) Crossbeam
7 20 (13.61%) Fortinet
8 17 (11.56%) HP
9 15 (10.20%) Microsoft
10 14 (9.52%) Intel Security
11 13 (8.84%) Imperva
11 13 (8.84%) Proofpoint
11 13 (8.84%) TippingPoint
12 8 (5.44%) VMware
13 7 (4.76%) Foundry
13 7 (4.76%) NetScout
14 3 (2.04%) Egenera
14 3 (2.04%) Red Hat
14 3 (2.04%) Sun
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