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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 43 38 81
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +43
Permanent jobs citing F5 62 141 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 5.09% 6.77% 2.78%
As % of the Vendors category 9.23% 12.66% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 19 120 61
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,600 £35,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £65,000 £64,000
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
672 1114 1205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 55.17% 53.48% 50.72%
Number of salaries quoted 479 900 833
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 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +2.40%

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 25 February 2017.

F5 Salary Histogram in Reading

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 111 (78.72%) Cisco
2 110 (78.01%) Juniper
3 98 (69.50%) Blue Coat
4 97 (68.79%) CheckPoint
5 90 (63.83%) Risk Management
6 87 (61.70%) Palo Alto
7 78 (55.32%) TCP/IP
8 75 (53.19%) Linux
9 72 (51.06%) Unix
10 68 (48.23%) Firewall
11 62 (43.97%) Sourcefire
12 50 (35.46%) Windows
13 49 (34.75%) Information Security
14 48 (34.04%) Cisco Certification
15 46 (32.62%) Solaris
16 45 (31.91%) Crossbeam
17 44 (31.21%) Windows Server 2008
17 44 (31.21%) Windows 2000
17 44 (31.21%) Windows Server 2003
18 35 (24.82%) Kalman Filter
19 34 (24.11%) ITIL
20 29 (20.57%) CCNP
20 29 (20.57%) German Language
21 28 (19.86%) Network Security
21 28 (19.86%) SLA
22 26 (18.44%) HTTP
23 25 (17.73%) Fortinet
23 25 (17.73%) Security Operations
24 24 (17.02%) SSL
24 24 (17.02%) CCIE

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 2 (1.42%) Apache
1 2 (1.42%) IIS
2 1 (0.71%) OpenStack
Applications
1 17 (12.06%) MS Excel
1 17 (12.06%) MS Office
1 17 (12.06%) MS PowerPoint
1 17 (12.06%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.42%) SaaS
2 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 78 (55.32%) TCP/IP
2 68 (48.23%) Firewall
3 28 (19.86%) Network Security
4 26 (18.44%) HTTP
5 24 (17.02%) Internet
5 24 (17.02%) SSL
6 21 (14.89%) VPN
7 15 (10.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 14 (9.93%) MPLS
9 12 (8.51%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 11 (7.80%) BGP
10 11 (7.80%) Cisco IOS
11 10 (7.09%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (4.96%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (4.26%) BIG-IP
13 6 (4.26%) DNS
13 6 (4.26%) OSPF
14 5 (3.55%) FWSM
14 5 (3.55%) IPsec
14 5 (3.55%) Wireshark
General
1 29 (20.57%) German Language
2 17 (12.06%) French Language
3 11 (7.80%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.55%) Finance
5 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 70 (49.65%) Security Engineer
2 56 (39.72%) Juniper Engineer
3 41 (29.08%) Senior Security Engineer
4 31 (21.99%) Network Engineer
5 24 (17.02%) Linux Engineer
6 22 (15.60%) Consultant
6 22 (15.60%) Security Consultant
7 21 (14.89%) Cisco Engineer
8 18 (12.77%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 17 (12.06%) Blue Coat Engineer
9 17 (12.06%) Cisco Security Engineer
10 11 (7.80%) Project Engineer
11 7 (4.96%) Team Leader
12 6 (4.26%) Senior Network Engineer
13 5 (3.55%) Implementation Engineer
13 5 (3.55%) Network Implementation Engineer
13 5 (3.55%) SOC Engineer
13 5 (3.55%) Support Engineer
14 4 (2.84%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
14 4 (2.84%) ITIL Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.26%) HTML
2 4 (2.84%) .NET
2 4 (2.84%) Ajax
3 2 (1.42%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.31%) Security Operations Centre
2 5 (3.55%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.42%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.42%) Clustering
3 2 (1.42%) FlexPod
3 2 (1.42%) Virtual Team
4 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.71%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 75 (53.19%) Linux
2 72 (51.06%) Unix
3 50 (35.46%) Windows
4 46 (32.62%) Solaris
5 44 (31.21%) Windows 2000
5 44 (31.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 44 (31.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.42%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (63.83%) Risk Management
2 49 (34.75%) Information Security
3 35 (24.82%) Kalman Filter
4 34 (24.11%) ITIL
5 25 (17.73%) Security Operations
6 21 (14.89%) Service Delivery
7 20 (14.18%) Mentoring
8 18 (12.77%) Identity Management
9 17 (12.06%) Coaching
9 17 (12.06%) Content Management
9 17 (12.06%) Security Management
10 14 (9.93%) Network Design
11 11 (7.80%) Change Control
11 11 (7.80%) Validation
12 7 (4.96%) Presales
13 6 (4.26%) GAP Analysis
13 6 (4.26%) Project Management
13 6 (4.26%) Statistics
13 6 (4.26%) Time Management
14 5 (3.55%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.38%) Perl
2 7 (4.96%) Python
3 6 (4.26%) Java
3 6 (4.26%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.84%) Bash Shell
4 4 (2.84%) PHP
4 4 (2.84%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 48 (34.04%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (20.57%) CCNP
3 24 (17.02%) CCIE
4 19 (13.48%) JNCIS
5 18 (12.77%) CCSE
6 17 (12.06%) CCSP
7 13 (9.22%) JNCIA
8 5 (3.55%) JNCIP
9 4 (2.84%) CCNA
9 4 (2.84%) CISA
9 4 (2.84%) CISM
9 4 (2.84%) CISSP
9 4 (2.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (2.13%) Security Cleared
11 2 (1.42%) Degree
11 2 (1.42%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.71%) CCSA
12 1 (0.71%) CEH
12 1 (0.71%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (19.86%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (12.06%) ProxySG
2 3 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.42%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.42%) Firmware
3 2 (1.42%) iptables
3 2 (1.42%) vSphere
4 1 (0.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.13%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.71%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 111 (78.72%) Cisco
2 110 (78.01%) Juniper
3 98 (69.50%) Blue Coat
4 97 (68.79%) CheckPoint
5 87 (61.70%) Palo Alto
6 62 (43.97%) Sourcefire
7 45 (31.91%) Crossbeam
8 25 (17.73%) Fortinet
9 21 (14.89%) HP
10 19 (13.48%) Intel Security
10 19 (13.48%) Microsoft
11 17 (12.06%) Imperva
11 17 (12.06%) Proofpoint
11 17 (12.06%) TippingPoint
12 5 (3.55%) VMware
13 4 (2.84%) Foundry
14 3 (2.13%) NetScout
15 2 (1.42%) Red Hat
15 2 (1.42%) Sun
15 2 (1.42%) Symantec
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