The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Reading region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within F5 Networks, Inc.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 54 64 114
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +50
Permanent jobs citing F5 90 76 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.61% 3.56% 1.18%
As % of the Vendors category 6.77% 5.95% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 81 61 27
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -12.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Vendors Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1330 1278 1197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 53.29% 59.86% 50.49%
Number of salaries quoted 942 990 1044
Average salary £47,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.58% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
F5
Berkshire

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing F5 across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

F5 Salary Histogram in Reading

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region citing F5 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited F5.

1 119 (80.41%) Cisco
2 106 (71.62%) Firewall
3 85 (57.43%) CheckPoint
4 83 (56.08%) Juniper
5 64 (43.24%) Cisco Certification
6 60 (40.54%) CCNP
7 46 (31.08%) Network Security
8 45 (30.41%) Blue Coat
9 41 (27.70%) Security Cleared
10 38 (25.68%) HP
10 38 (25.68%) DNS
10 38 (25.68%) SC Cleared
11 37 (25.00%) ITIL
12 35 (23.65%) Cisco ASA
12 35 (23.65%) Network Design
13 33 (22.30%) SMTP
14 32 (21.62%) BGP
15 31 (20.95%) Websense
15 31 (20.95%) WAN
15 31 (20.95%) TCP/IP
16 30 (20.27%) Cisco Nexus
17 29 (19.59%) OSPF
18 27 (18.24%) Telecoms
18 27 (18.24%) LAN
18 27 (18.24%) FWSM
19 25 (16.89%) Sourcefire
19 25 (16.89%) Fortinet
19 25 (16.89%) Nokia
20 24 (16.22%) Wireless
21 23 (15.54%) Active Directory

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region citing F5 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited F5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (8.11%) Lync
2 11 (7.43%) WebSphere
3 8 (5.41%) IIS
4 4 (2.70%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (3.38%) MS Excel
1 5 (3.38%) MS Office
2 3 (2.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 106 (71.62%) Firewall
2 46 (31.08%) Network Security
3 38 (25.68%) DNS
4 35 (23.65%) Cisco ASA
5 33 (22.30%) SMTP
6 32 (21.62%) BGP
7 31 (20.95%) WAN
7 31 (20.95%) TCP/IP
8 30 (20.27%) Cisco Nexus
9 29 (19.59%) OSPF
10 27 (18.24%) LAN
10 27 (18.24%) FWSM
11 24 (16.22%) Wireless
12 21 (14.19%) SNMP
12 21 (14.19%) BIG-IP
13 20 (13.51%) Cisco PIX
13 20 (13.51%) VoIP
13 20 (13.51%) DHCP
13 20 (13.51%) MPLS
14 18 (12.16%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
General
1 27 (18.24%) Telecoms
2 19 (12.84%) Finance
3 14 (9.46%) Retail
3 14 (9.46%) Billing
4 13 (8.78%) Back Office
5 5 (3.38%) Legal
5 5 (3.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (27.70%) Network Engineer
2 37 (25.00%) Consultant
3 28 (18.92%) Architect
3 28 (18.92%) Security Engineer
4 23 (15.54%) Network Architect
5 19 (12.84%) Senior Consultant
6 15 (10.14%) Support Consultant
7 14 (9.46%) Senior Support Consultant
8 13 (8.78%) IP Engineer
8 13 (8.78%) Security Consultant
9 12 (8.11%) Senior Network Engineer
9 12 (8.11%) Network Security Engineer
10 11 (7.43%) Network Consultant
11 10 (6.76%) Firewall Engineer
12 6 (4.05%) Support Engineer
12 6 (4.05%) 3rd Line Support
12 6 (4.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 6 (4.05%) Network Security Consultant
13 4 (2.70%) Senior Security Consultant
13 4 (2.70%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.43%) SOAP
2 4 (2.70%) .NET
3 1 (0.68%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.38%) Replication
2 4 (2.70%) Firmware
2 4 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (2.03%) Smartphone
3 3 (2.03%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.78%) Windows
2 11 (7.43%) UNIX
3 8 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (4.73%) Solaris
5 6 (4.05%) Linux
6 5 (3.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.03%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (25.00%) ITIL
2 35 (23.65%) Network Design
3 20 (13.51%) Network Management
4 17 (11.49%) Data Security
4 17 (11.49%) Load Balancing
5 13 (8.78%) Change Management
5 13 (8.78%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (7.43%) Capacity Management
6 11 (7.43%) Network Architecture
6 11 (7.43%) CRM
7 10 (6.76%) Problem Management
8 6 (4.05%) Information Security
8 6 (4.05%) Release Management
9 5 (3.38%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (3.38%) ERP
10 4 (2.70%) SIEM
11 3 (2.03%) Brand Management
11 3 (2.03%) Customer Engagement
11 3 (2.03%) Project Management
12 2 (1.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.46%) Perl
2 4 (2.70%) Python
2 4 (2.70%) Shell Script
2 4 (2.70%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (43.24%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (40.54%) CCNP
3 41 (27.70%) Security Cleared
4 38 (25.68%) SC Cleared
5 22 (14.86%) CCIE
6 19 (12.84%) CCDP
7 13 (8.78%) CCSE
7 13 (8.78%) CCNA
7 13 (8.78%) CCSA
8 7 (4.73%) Degree
9 4 (2.70%) CCDA
10 3 (2.03%) JNCIA
10 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (2.03%) MCSE
11 2 (1.35%) CCSP
11 2 (1.35%) CCIP
12 1 (0.68%) JNCIE
12 1 (0.68%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.08%) SLA
2 3 (2.03%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (15.54%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.11%) ProxySG
3 5 (3.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.03%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.03%) ISA Server
5 2 (1.35%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.68%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (7.43%) HP NNM
1 11 (7.43%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (2.03%) SCCM
2 3 (2.03%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 119 (80.41%) Cisco
2 85 (57.43%) CheckPoint
3 83 (56.08%) Juniper
4 45 (30.41%) Blue Coat
5 38 (25.68%) HP
6 31 (20.95%) Websense
7 25 (16.89%) Sourcefire
7 25 (16.89%) Fortinet
7 25 (16.89%) Nokia
8 22 (14.86%) Microsoft
9 17 (11.49%) Aruba
9 17 (11.49%) ProCurve
10 12 (8.11%) Riverbed
11 9 (6.08%) McAfee
12 8 (5.41%) VMware
13 5 (3.38%) Foundry
13 5 (3.38%) TippingPoint
13 5 (3.38%) Symantec
14 4 (2.70%) Sun
14 4 (2.70%) Citrix
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