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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 76 80 93
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +13
Permanent jobs citing F5 73 73 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.81% 2.87% 1.85%
As % of the Vendors category 5.20% 5.11% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 67 54 36
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £43,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
1403 1428 948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 54.04% 56.07% 46.27%
Number of salaries quoted 899 1043 789
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 2014.

F5 Salary Histogram in Reading

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 130 (85.53%) Cisco
2 125 (82.24%) Firewall
3 95 (62.50%) Juniper
4 72 (47.37%) CheckPoint
5 58 (38.16%) Cisco Certification
6 56 (36.84%) Network Security
7 53 (34.87%) CCNP
8 49 (32.24%) TCP/IP
9 43 (28.29%) OSPF
10 42 (27.63%) BGP
11 41 (26.97%) VPN
12 38 (25.00%) SSL
12 38 (25.00%) Blue Coat
12 38 (25.00%) ITIL
13 37 (24.34%) Network Design
14 32 (21.05%) DNS
14 32 (21.05%) Security Cleared
15 30 (19.74%) Wireless
16 29 (19.08%) MPLS
17 28 (18.42%) BIG-IP
17 28 (18.42%) Telecoms
18 27 (17.76%) SC Cleared
18 27 (17.76%) Cisco ASA
18 27 (17.76%) EIGRP
19 25 (16.45%) UNIX
19 25 (16.45%) Cisco Nexus
20 22 (14.47%) Windows
21 21 (13.82%) Internet
21 21 (13.82%) Finance
22 20 (13.16%) Wireshark

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 7 (4.61%) IIS
2 6 (3.95%) Apache
3 3 (1.97%) Lync
4 2 (1.32%) SAS
4 2 (1.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 125 (82.24%) Firewall
2 56 (36.84%) Network Security
3 49 (32.24%) TCP/IP
4 43 (28.29%) OSPF
5 42 (27.63%) BGP
6 41 (26.97%) VPN
7 38 (25.00%) SSL
8 32 (21.05%) DNS
9 30 (19.74%) Wireless
10 29 (19.08%) MPLS
11 28 (18.42%) BIG-IP
12 27 (17.76%) Cisco ASA
12 27 (17.76%) EIGRP
13 25 (16.45%) Cisco Nexus
14 21 (13.82%) Internet
15 20 (13.16%) LAN
15 20 (13.16%) Wireshark
16 19 (12.50%) WAN
17 18 (11.84%) IPsec
18 17 (11.18%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.66%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.66%) Data Mining
General
1 28 (18.42%) Telecoms
2 21 (13.82%) Finance
3 9 (5.92%) German Language
4 4 (2.63%) French Language
5 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 58 (38.16%) Network Engineer
2 45 (29.61%) Security Engineer
3 27 (17.76%) Network Security Engineer
4 25 (16.45%) Architect
4 25 (16.45%) Network Architect
5 20 (13.16%) Consultant
6 19 (12.50%) Senior Network Architect
6 19 (12.50%) Senior Architect
7 14 (9.21%) Security Consultant
8 10 (6.58%) Network Consultant
8 10 (6.58%) Team Leader
9 9 (5.92%) Senior Security Engineer
10 8 (5.26%) Network Team Leader
11 7 (4.61%) Network Security Consultant
11 7 (4.61%) IP Engineer
12 6 (3.95%) Lead Network Engineer
12 6 (3.95%) Network Designer
12 6 (3.95%) Design Engineer
12 6 (3.95%) Senior Design Engineer
12 6 (3.95%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.58%) HTML
2 5 (3.29%) XML
3 2 (1.32%) CGI
3 2 (1.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (1.97%) Smartphone
3 2 (1.32%) Statistics
3 2 (1.32%) Replication
3 2 (1.32%) Cryptography
3 2 (1.32%) SecurID
3 2 (1.32%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 25 (16.45%) UNIX
2 22 (14.47%) Windows
3 15 (9.87%) Solaris
3 15 (9.87%) Linux
4 14 (9.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (9.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (7.24%) Windows 2000
6 4 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (25.00%) ITIL
2 37 (24.34%) Network Design
3 19 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (11.84%) Problem Management
5 16 (10.53%) Load Balancing
6 15 (9.87%) Coaching
7 13 (8.55%) Information Security
8 12 (7.89%) Mentoring
9 8 (5.26%) Capacity Management
9 8 (5.26%) Line Management
10 7 (4.61%) Network Management
11 6 (3.95%) SIEM
11 6 (3.95%) Service Delivery
11 6 (3.95%) Validation
12 5 (3.29%) Migration
12 5 (3.29%) Web Development
12 5 (3.29%) OWASP
12 5 (3.29%) Change Control
12 5 (3.29%) Kalman Filter
13 4 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.58%) Java
2 7 (4.61%) Perl
2 7 (4.61%) SQL
2 7 (4.61%) Shell Script
3 6 (3.95%) C
4 5 (3.29%) C#
4 5 (3.29%) C++
4 5 (3.29%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.29%) PHP
4 5 (3.29%) PowerShell
4 5 (3.29%) Bash Shell
4 5 (3.29%) Tcl
5 2 (1.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 58 (38.16%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (34.87%) CCNP
3 32 (21.05%) Security Cleared
4 27 (17.76%) SC Cleared
5 16 (10.53%) CCIP
6 13 (8.55%) CCIE
6 13 (8.55%) CISSP
6 13 (8.55%) CCSA
6 13 (8.55%) CCSE
7 10 (6.58%) JNCIA
8 8 (5.26%) CCNA
9 6 (3.95%) CCDA
9 6 (3.95%) CCDP
10 5 (3.29%) CCSP
10 5 (3.29%) Degree
11 4 (2.63%) JNCIS
11 4 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.97%) Check Point Certification
13 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (0.66%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.24%) SLA
2 10 (6.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (5.26%) PCI DSS
4 6 (3.95%) COBIT
5 4 (2.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (9.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.92%) ProxySG
3 6 (3.95%) Firmware
4 3 (1.97%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.66%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.66%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (9.21%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.32%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (1.32%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 130 (85.53%) Cisco
2 95 (62.50%) Juniper
3 72 (47.37%) CheckPoint
4 38 (25.00%) Blue Coat
5 15 (9.87%) VMware
6 14 (9.21%) Sourcefire
7 12 (7.89%) Aruba
8 11 (7.24%) Crossbeam
9 10 (6.58%) NetScout
9 10 (6.58%) HP
10 9 (5.92%) Websense
11 8 (5.26%) Fortinet
12 6 (3.95%) Foundry
12 6 (3.95%) McAfee
13 5 (3.29%) BMC
13 5 (3.29%) Microsoft
13 5 (3.29%) Sun
13 5 (3.29%) Egenera
13 5 (3.29%) Imperva
13 5 (3.29%) SevOne
Reading, Berkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago