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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 59 66 86
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +20
Permanent jobs citing F5 76 86 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.21% 3.79% 2.43%
As % of the Vendors category 8.44% 7.30% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 51 54 39
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.62%
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
901 1178 1219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 49.94% 51.96% 52.05%
Number of salaries quoted 659 835 851
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,990 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +4.97%

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 26 July 2016.

F5 Salary Histogram in Reading

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 162 (90.00%) Firewall
2 138 (76.67%) CheckPoint
3 127 (70.56%) Cisco
4 107 (59.44%) Juniper
5 83 (46.11%) Palo Alto
6 81 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
7 78 (43.33%) Cisco ASA
8 77 (42.78%) TCP/IP
9 72 (40.00%) Linux
10 68 (37.78%) CCNP
11 55 (30.56%) ITIL
12 53 (29.44%) Unix
13 50 (27.78%) MPLS
14 49 (27.22%) Solaris
15 46 (25.56%) Windows
16 45 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
16 45 (25.00%) BGP
16 45 (25.00%) BIG-IP
17 44 (24.44%) Windows Server 2008
17 44 (24.44%) Windows 2000
18 41 (22.78%) Blue Coat
19 39 (21.67%) German Language
20 36 (20.00%) Network Security
21 34 (18.89%) OSPF
22 32 (17.78%) DNS
23 28 (15.56%) VPN
23 28 (15.56%) French Language
23 28 (15.56%) Sourcefire
23 28 (15.56%) Cisco Nexus
24 26 (14.44%) CCNA

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 16 (8.89%) JBoss
1 16 (8.89%) nginx
1 16 (8.89%) OpenStack
2 6 (3.33%) IIS
3 4 (2.22%) Apache
3 4 (2.22%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.56%) IaaS
2 1 (0.56%) PaaS
2 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 162 (90.00%) Firewall
2 78 (43.33%) Cisco ASA
3 77 (42.78%) TCP/IP
4 50 (27.78%) MPLS
5 45 (25.00%) BGP
5 45 (25.00%) BIG-IP
6 36 (20.00%) Network Security
7 34 (18.89%) OSPF
8 32 (17.78%) DNS
9 28 (15.56%) Cisco Nexus
9 28 (15.56%) VPN
10 26 (14.44%) tcpdump
10 26 (14.44%) Wireshark
11 25 (13.89%) WAN
12 21 (11.67%) Wireless
13 19 (10.56%) EIGRP
13 19 (10.56%) SSL
14 17 (9.44%) Cisco PIX
14 17 (9.44%) VoIP
15 13 (7.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.89%) Hadoop
1 16 (8.89%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (8.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 16 (8.89%) Jenkins
General
1 39 (21.67%) German Language
2 28 (15.56%) French Language
3 16 (8.89%) Finance
3 16 (8.89%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.00%) Retail
5 5 (2.78%) Billing
6 4 (2.22%) Back Office
7 1 (0.56%) Electronics
7 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 88 (48.89%) Network Engineer
2 66 (36.67%) Security Engineer
3 46 (25.56%) Juniper Engineer
4 45 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 41 (22.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 28 (15.56%) Network Security Engineer
7 27 (15.00%) Linux Engineer
7 27 (15.00%) Senior Network Engineer
8 25 (13.89%) Support Engineer
9 24 (13.33%) Network Support
9 24 (13.33%) Network Support Engineer
10 16 (8.89%) Senior Network Support
10 16 (8.89%) Senior Network Support Engineer
10 16 (8.89%) Senior Support Engineer
11 15 (8.33%) Consultant
11 15 (8.33%) Security Consultant
11 15 (8.33%) Switch Engineer
12 12 (6.67%) Network Operations Engineer
12 12 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
13 11 (6.11%) Lead Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.89%) Web Services
2 5 (2.78%) HTML
2 5 (2.78%) XML
3 4 (2.22%) Regular Expression
4 3 (1.67%) CSS
4 3 (1.67%) SAML
5 1 (0.56%) .NET
5 1 (0.56%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.22%) Data Centre
2 19 (10.56%) Virtual Team
3 16 (8.89%) Visualisation
4 8 (4.44%) Driving Licence
5 6 (3.33%) Clustering
6 5 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (2.22%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.22%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (1.67%) Replication
8 3 (1.67%) Statistics
9 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 72 (40.00%) Linux
2 53 (29.44%) Unix
3 49 (27.22%) Solaris
4 46 (25.56%) Windows
5 45 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 44 (24.44%) Windows 2000
6 44 (24.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (3.89%) CentOS
7 7 (3.89%) Ubuntu
8 5 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (30.56%) ITIL
2 23 (12.78%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (12.78%) Service Delivery
3 21 (11.67%) Load Balancing
4 16 (8.89%) Customer Engagement
4 16 (8.89%) Data Protection
4 16 (8.89%) Data Visualisation
4 16 (8.89%) DevOps
4 16 (8.89%) Information Security
4 16 (8.89%) Scrum
5 14 (7.78%) Change Management
6 12 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
7 11 (6.11%) Analytics
8 10 (5.56%) Incident Management
8 10 (5.56%) Problem Management
8 10 (5.56%) Trend Analysis
9 9 (5.00%) Risk Management
10 8 (4.44%) Migration
11 7 (3.89%) Identity Management
12 5 (2.78%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 23 (12.78%) Perl
2 19 (10.56%) Python
3 16 (8.89%) Ruby
4 5 (2.78%) Java
4 5 (2.78%) PowerShell
4 5 (2.78%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 81 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
2 68 (37.78%) CCNP
3 26 (14.44%) CCNA
4 22 (12.22%) CCIE
5 11 (6.11%) SC Cleared
5 11 (6.11%) Security Cleared
6 8 (4.44%) CCSE
7 5 (2.78%) CCSA
7 5 (2.78%) Degree
8 4 (2.22%) JNCIE
8 4 (2.22%) JNCIP
9 3 (1.67%) CCDA
9 3 (1.67%) CCDP
9 3 (1.67%) CCIP
9 3 (1.67%) JNCIA
10 2 (1.11%) CCSP
10 2 (1.11%) Check Point Certification
11 1 (0.56%) MCSE
11 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.56%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (13.89%) SLA
2 4 (2.22%) SAS 70
System Software
1 16 (8.89%) Docker
2 7 (3.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.78%) Firmware
3 5 (2.78%) iptables
3 5 (2.78%) vSphere
4 3 (1.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (8.89%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.56%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.56%) Puppet
3 1 (0.56%) QRadar
Vendors
1 138 (76.67%) CheckPoint
2 127 (70.56%) Cisco
3 107 (59.44%) Juniper
4 83 (46.11%) Palo Alto
5 41 (22.78%) Blue Coat
6 28 (15.56%) Sourcefire
7 21 (11.67%) Crossbeam
7 21 (11.67%) NetScout
8 18 (10.00%) Fortinet
9 17 (9.44%) Red Hat
10 9 (5.00%) VMware
11 6 (3.33%) Forcepoint
12 5 (2.78%) Citrix
12 5 (2.78%) Egenera
12 5 (2.78%) Foundry
12 5 (2.78%) HP
13 4 (2.22%) Ciena
13 4 (2.22%) Nortel
13 4 (2.22%) Sun
14 3 (1.67%) Microsoft
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