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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 60 65 74
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Permanent jobs citing F5 77 95 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.38% 4.14% 3.07%
As % of the Vendors category 8.51% 7.97% 5.99%
Number of salaries quoted 67 60 64
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +12.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
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
905 1192 1203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 51.42% 51.96% 51.30%
Number of salaries quoted 724 861 826
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,876 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 27 May 2016.

F5 Salary Histogram in Reading

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 196 (92.45%) Firewall
2 163 (76.89%) CheckPoint
3 154 (72.64%) Cisco
4 123 (58.02%) Juniper
5 104 (49.06%) Cisco ASA
6 97 (45.75%) Cisco Certification
7 83 (39.15%) Palo Alto
8 80 (37.74%) CCNP
9 79 (37.26%) TCP/IP
10 76 (35.85%) Linux
11 56 (26.42%) MPLS
12 55 (25.94%) ITIL
13 54 (25.47%) BGP
14 53 (25.00%) Windows
14 53 (25.00%) Blue Coat
15 49 (23.11%) Network Security
15 49 (23.11%) Unix
15 49 (23.11%) OSPF
16 46 (21.70%) Solaris
16 46 (21.70%) Windows Server 2003
17 45 (21.23%) BIG-IP
17 45 (21.23%) Windows Server 2008
17 45 (21.23%) Windows 2000
18 44 (20.75%) Sourcefire
19 42 (19.81%) DNS
20 40 (18.87%) CCIE
21 39 (18.40%) German Language
21 39 (18.40%) Cisco Nexus
22 37 (17.45%) WAN
23 34 (16.04%) Load Balancing

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 24 (11.32%) JBoss
2 23 (10.85%) nginx
2 23 (10.85%) OpenStack
3 2 (0.94%) IIS
3 2 (0.94%) SAS
4 1 (0.47%) Apache
4 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (10.85%) Amazon AWS
1 23 (10.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.47%) IaaS
2 1 (0.47%) PaaS
2 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 196 (92.45%) Firewall
2 104 (49.06%) Cisco ASA
3 79 (37.26%) TCP/IP
4 56 (26.42%) MPLS
5 54 (25.47%) BGP
6 49 (23.11%) Network Security
6 49 (23.11%) OSPF
7 45 (21.23%) BIG-IP
8 42 (19.81%) DNS
9 39 (18.40%) Cisco Nexus
10 37 (17.45%) WAN
11 31 (14.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 26 (12.26%) Wireless
13 25 (11.79%) Cisco PIX
13 25 (11.79%) tcpdump
13 25 (11.79%) Wireshark
14 22 (10.38%) VPN
15 18 (8.49%) EIGRP
15 18 (8.49%) SSL
16 14 (6.60%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.85%) Hadoop
1 23 (10.85%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (0.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (10.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 23 (10.85%) Jenkins
General
1 39 (18.40%) German Language
2 26 (12.26%) Finance
3 23 (10.85%) French Language
4 18 (8.49%) Telecoms
5 12 (5.66%) Retail
6 6 (2.83%) Billing
7 2 (0.94%) Electronics
7 2 (0.94%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.94%) Marketing
8 1 (0.47%) Back Office
8 1 (0.47%) Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 102 (48.11%) Network Engineer
2 63 (29.72%) Security Engineer
3 53 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 46 (21.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 39 (18.40%) Senior Network Engineer
6 38 (17.92%) Juniper Engineer
7 33 (15.57%) Support Engineer
8 31 (14.62%) Network Security Engineer
9 29 (13.68%) Network Support
9 29 (13.68%) Network Support Engineer
10 21 (9.91%) Cisco Security Engineer
10 21 (9.91%) Senior Network Support
10 21 (9.91%) Senior Network Support Engineer
11 20 (9.43%) Senior Support Engineer
12 18 (8.49%) Analyst
12 18 (8.49%) Security Analyst
13 15 (7.08%) Consultant
13 15 (7.08%) Security Consultant
14 14 (6.60%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 14 (6.60%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.85%) Web Services
2 3 (1.42%) CSS
3 2 (0.94%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.47%) .NET
4 1 (0.47%) CGI
4 1 (0.47%) HTML
4 1 (0.47%) J2EE
4 1 (0.47%) Middleware
4 1 (0.47%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.85%) Visualisation
2 22 (10.38%) Data Centre
3 10 (4.72%) Replication
4 5 (2.36%) Driving Licence
5 4 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.89%) Security Operations Centre
6 3 (1.42%) Clustering
6 3 (1.42%) Statistics
7 1 (0.47%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 76 (35.85%) Linux
2 53 (25.00%) Windows
3 49 (23.11%) Unix
4 46 (21.70%) Solaris
4 46 (21.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 45 (21.23%) Windows 2000
5 45 (21.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (5.19%) CentOS
6 11 (5.19%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (25.94%) ITIL
2 34 (16.04%) Load Balancing
3 26 (12.26%) Information Security
3 26 (12.26%) Risk Management
4 23 (10.85%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (10.85%) Customer Engagement
4 23 (10.85%) Data Protection
4 23 (10.85%) Data Visualisation
4 23 (10.85%) DevOps
4 23 (10.85%) Scrum
5 16 (7.55%) Presales
6 11 (5.19%) Analytics
6 11 (5.19%) Coaching
6 11 (5.19%) Mentoring
6 11 (5.19%) Network Monitoring
7 10 (4.72%) Service Delivery
8 9 (4.25%) Change Management
8 9 (4.25%) Incident Management
8 9 (4.25%) Network Design
9 7 (3.30%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 31 (14.62%) Perl
2 27 (12.74%) Python
3 23 (10.85%) Ruby
4 3 (1.42%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.94%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.94%) SQL
6 1 (0.47%) Java
Qualifications
1 97 (45.75%) Cisco Certification
2 80 (37.74%) CCNP
3 40 (18.87%) CCIE
4 28 (13.21%) CCNA
5 22 (10.38%) CCSE
6 7 (3.30%) CCDP
6 7 (3.30%) CCSA
6 7 (3.30%) Check Point Certification
7 6 (2.83%) Degree
8 5 (2.36%) SC Cleared
8 5 (2.36%) Security Cleared
9 4 (1.89%) JNCIA
10 3 (1.42%) CCDA
10 3 (1.42%) CCIP
10 3 (1.42%) CCSP
10 3 (1.42%) JNCIE
10 3 (1.42%) JNCIP
11 2 (0.94%) CISSP
12 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.47%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (12.26%) SLA
2 2 (0.94%) SAS 70
System Software
1 23 (10.85%) Docker
2 7 (3.30%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.47%) Firmware
4 1 (0.47%) iptables
4 1 (0.47%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (10.85%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.42%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (0.94%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.47%) Puppet
4 1 (0.47%) QRadar
Vendors
1 163 (76.89%) CheckPoint
2 154 (72.64%) Cisco
3 123 (58.02%) Juniper
4 83 (39.15%) Palo Alto
5 53 (25.00%) Blue Coat
6 44 (20.75%) Sourcefire
7 30 (14.15%) Crossbeam
8 24 (11.32%) NetScout
9 18 (8.49%) Forcepoint
10 17 (8.02%) Red Hat
11 16 (7.55%) VMware
12 15 (7.08%) Fortinet
13 9 (4.25%) Nokia
14 7 (3.30%) Microsoft
15 5 (2.36%) ArcSight
16 4 (1.89%) Extreme Networks
16 4 (1.89%) Radware
17 3 (1.42%) Aruba
17 3 (1.42%) Foundry
17 3 (1.42%) HP