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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 42 86 79
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -7
Permanent jobs citing F5 135 62 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 6.37% 2.61% 2.85%
As % of the Vendors category 11.79% 5.08% 5.01%
Number of salaries quoted 115 57 48
Average salary £53,000 £52,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.95% -8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,600 £46,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £69,100 £63,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
1145 1220 1278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 54.06% 51.35% 56.83%
Number of salaries quoted 913 831 918
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 14 February 2016.

F5 Salary Histogram in Reading

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 199 (92.56%) Firewall
2 170 (79.07%) CheckPoint
3 167 (77.67%) Cisco
4 136 (63.26%) Juniper
5 96 (44.65%) Palo Alto
6 91 (42.33%) Linux
7 88 (40.93%) Cisco Certification
8 86 (40.00%) Blue Coat
9 84 (39.07%) ITIL
10 81 (37.67%) TCP/IP
11 79 (36.74%) Sourcefire
12 78 (36.28%) Windows
13 74 (34.42%) Unix
14 72 (33.49%) CCNP
15 68 (31.63%) Cisco ASA
16 67 (31.16%) Solaris
17 66 (30.70%) Windows 2000
17 66 (30.70%) Windows Server 2003
17 66 (30.70%) Windows Server 2008
18 64 (29.77%) Crossbeam
18 64 (29.77%) Information Security
18 64 (29.77%) Risk Management
19 56 (26.05%) German Language
20 55 (25.58%) MPLS
21 47 (21.86%) BGP
22 46 (21.40%) OSPF
22 46 (21.40%) French Language
23 45 (20.93%) Network Security
24 41 (19.07%) CCIE
25 37 (17.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 17 (7.91%) JBoss
2 14 (6.51%) nginx
2 14 (6.51%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.40%) Apache
3 3 (1.40%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.40%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.47%) SAS
4 1 (0.47%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.51%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (6.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 199 (92.56%) Firewall
2 81 (37.67%) TCP/IP
3 68 (31.63%) Cisco ASA
4 55 (25.58%) MPLS
5 47 (21.86%) BGP
6 46 (21.40%) OSPF
7 45 (20.93%) Network Security
8 37 (17.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 35 (16.28%) WAN
10 31 (14.42%) DNS
11 28 (13.02%) Cisco Nexus
11 28 (13.02%) VPN
12 24 (11.16%) BIG-IP
13 21 (9.77%) Cisco PIX
13 21 (9.77%) Wireless
14 19 (8.84%) LAN
15 17 (7.91%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 17 (7.91%) IPv4
16 16 (7.44%) Wireshark
17 14 (6.51%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.51%) Hadoop
1 14 (6.51%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (6.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 14 (6.51%) Jenkins
General
1 56 (26.05%) German Language
2 46 (21.40%) French Language
3 25 (11.63%) Telecoms
4 18 (8.37%) Finance
5 6 (2.79%) Retail
6 3 (1.40%) Banking
6 3 (1.40%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.93%) Billing
8 1 (0.47%) Electronics
8 1 (0.47%) Legal
8 1 (0.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 83 (38.60%) Network Engineer
2 77 (35.81%) Security Engineer
3 49 (22.79%) Cisco Engineer
4 44 (20.47%) Senior Network Engineer
5 36 (16.74%) Juniper Engineer
6 34 (15.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 29 (13.49%) Network Security Engineer
8 26 (12.09%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 21 (9.77%) Linux Engineer
9 21 (9.77%) Support Engineer
10 20 (9.30%) Consultant
11 17 (7.91%) Network Support
11 17 (7.91%) Network Support Engineer
12 16 (7.44%) Analyst
13 15 (6.98%) Check Point Support
13 15 (6.98%) Security Analyst
14 12 (5.58%) 3rd Line Support
14 12 (5.58%) Senior IT Support
14 12 (5.58%) Solaris Engineer
14 12 (5.58%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.51%) Web Services
2 8 (3.72%) CSS
3 3 (1.40%) J2EE
3 3 (1.40%) Middleware
4 2 (0.93%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.84%) Data Centre
2 14 (6.51%) Visualisation
3 12 (5.58%) Replication
4 5 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.40%) Clustering
6 1 (0.47%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.47%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 91 (42.33%) Linux
2 78 (36.28%) Windows
3 74 (34.42%) Unix
4 67 (31.16%) Solaris
5 66 (30.70%) Windows 2000
5 66 (30.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 66 (30.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (3.72%) CentOS
6 8 (3.72%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (39.07%) ITIL
2 64 (29.77%) Information Security
2 64 (29.77%) Risk Management
3 35 (16.28%) Load Balancing
4 20 (9.30%) Case Management
4 20 (9.30%) Coaching
4 20 (9.30%) Mentoring
4 20 (9.30%) Performance Improvement
5 19 (8.84%) Presales
6 14 (6.51%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (6.51%) Customer Engagement
6 14 (6.51%) Data Protection
6 14 (6.51%) Data Visualisation
6 14 (6.51%) DevOps
6 14 (6.51%) Network Management
6 14 (6.51%) Scrum
7 10 (4.65%) Change Management
7 10 (4.65%) Network Design
8 9 (4.19%) ITIL V3
9 7 (3.26%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 32 (14.88%) Perl
2 18 (8.37%) Python
3 14 (6.51%) Ruby
4 4 (1.86%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.40%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.47%) C
Qualifications
1 88 (40.93%) Cisco Certification
2 72 (33.49%) CCNP
3 41 (19.07%) CCIE
4 27 (12.56%) CCNA
5 23 (10.70%) CCSE
6 15 (6.98%) Check Point Certification
7 12 (5.58%) Degree
8 11 (5.12%) SC Cleared
8 11 (5.12%) Security Cleared
9 8 (3.72%) CCDP
10 7 (3.26%) CCSA
11 5 (2.33%) CCSP
11 5 (2.33%) JNCIA
12 4 (1.86%) CCIP
12 4 (1.86%) CISSP
13 3 (1.40%) CCDA
14 2 (0.93%) JNCIE
14 2 (0.93%) JNCIP
15 1 (0.47%) CEH
15 1 (0.47%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (12.09%) SLA
2 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.47%) SAS 70
System Software
1 15 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (6.51%) Docker
3 11 (5.12%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.47%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (6.51%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.93%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (0.93%) RSA enVision
3 1 (0.47%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.47%) RSA Security Analytics
3 1 (0.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 170 (79.07%) CheckPoint
2 167 (77.67%) Cisco
3 136 (63.26%) Juniper
4 96 (44.65%) Palo Alto
5 86 (40.00%) Blue Coat
6 79 (36.74%) Sourcefire
7 64 (29.77%) Crossbeam
8 29 (13.49%) VMware
9 26 (12.09%) Forcepoint
10 14 (6.51%) Nokia
10 14 (6.51%) Red Hat
11 13 (6.05%) NetScout
12 12 (5.58%) Fortinet
13 6 (2.79%) Microsoft
14 5 (2.33%) ArcSight
14 5 (2.33%) Radware
15 4 (1.86%) Aruba
15 4 (1.86%) Meraki
15 4 (1.86%) Mitel
15 4 (1.86%) ProCurve
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