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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 79 87 125
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +38
Permanent jobs citing F5 63 47 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.68% 2.08% 0.68%
As % of the Vendors category 5.11% 4.01% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 44 28 15
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £68,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.05% -5.00%
Vendors Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1234 1173 1081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 52.51% 52.02% 48.76%
Number of salaries quoted 857 895 935
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
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 28 July 2014.

F5 Salary Histogram in Reading

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 120 (82.76%) Firewall
2 116 (80.00%) Cisco
3 87 (60.00%) CheckPoint
4 86 (59.31%) Juniper
5 55 (37.93%) OSPF
6 52 (35.86%) BGP
6 52 (35.86%) Network Design
7 48 (33.10%) Network Security
8 47 (32.41%) Cisco Certification
9 46 (31.72%) TCP/IP
10 44 (30.34%) CCNP
10 44 (30.34%) Internet
11 39 (26.90%) DNS
12 34 (23.45%) WAN
12 34 (23.45%) Network Management
13 33 (22.76%) Finance
14 32 (22.07%) Blue Coat
14 32 (22.07%) SMTP
15 31 (21.38%) HP
15 31 (21.38%) MPLS
15 31 (21.38%) EIGRP
16 30 (20.69%) SSL
16 30 (20.69%) VPN
16 30 (20.69%) ITIL
16 30 (20.69%) Security Cleared
17 29 (20.00%) Load Balancing
17 29 (20.00%) LAN
17 29 (20.00%) IGRP
18 28 (19.31%) TACACS
18 28 (19.31%) SC Cleared

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 20 (13.79%) WebSphere
2 9 (6.21%) IIS
3 4 (2.76%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.76%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.69%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (2.76%) MS Excel
1 4 (2.76%) MS Visio
1 4 (2.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 120 (82.76%) Firewall
2 55 (37.93%) OSPF
3 52 (35.86%) BGP
4 48 (33.10%) Network Security
5 46 (31.72%) TCP/IP
6 44 (30.34%) Internet
7 39 (26.90%) DNS
8 34 (23.45%) WAN
9 32 (22.07%) SMTP
10 31 (21.38%) MPLS
10 31 (21.38%) EIGRP
11 30 (20.69%) SSL
11 30 (20.69%) VPN
12 29 (20.00%) LAN
12 29 (20.00%) IGRP
13 28 (19.31%) TACACS
14 27 (18.62%) IPsec
15 24 (16.55%) HTTP
15 24 (16.55%) Cisco Nexus
16 22 (15.17%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.69%) Data Mining
General
1 33 (22.76%) Finance
2 22 (15.17%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.83%) Retail
3 7 (4.83%) Billing
4 4 (2.76%) German Language
5 2 (1.38%) Legal
5 2 (1.38%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.38%) French Language
Job Titles
1 50 (34.48%) Network Engineer
2 33 (22.76%) Security Engineer
3 31 (21.38%) Consultant
4 24 (16.55%) Architect
5 20 (13.79%) Network Architect
6 17 (11.72%) Network Security Engineer
7 15 (10.34%) Firewall Engineer
7 15 (10.34%) Design Engineer
8 14 (9.66%) Senior Network Engineer
8 14 (9.66%) Security Consultant
8 14 (9.66%) Senior Design Engineer
8 14 (9.66%) IP Engineer
9 13 (8.97%) Network Consultant
10 12 (8.28%) Senior Consultant
10 12 (8.28%) Senior Security Engineer
11 11 (7.59%) Support Consultant
11 11 (7.59%) Senior Support Consultant
12 10 (6.90%) Network Design Engineer
13 9 (6.21%) Network Security Consultant
13 9 (6.21%) Senior Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.79%) SOAP
2 4 (2.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.03%) Smartphone
2 4 (2.76%) CLARiiON
2 4 (2.76%) Firmware
2 4 (2.76%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (1.38%) SecurID
4 1 (0.69%) PKI
4 1 (0.69%) Cryptography
4 1 (0.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.34%) UNIX
1 15 (10.34%) Windows
2 8 (5.52%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (5.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (4.83%) Solaris
4 5 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.76%) Linux
6 3 (2.07%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (35.86%) Network Design
2 34 (23.45%) Network Management
3 30 (20.69%) ITIL
4 29 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 27 (18.62%) Capacity Management
6 15 (10.34%) Data Security
7 14 (9.66%) Change Management
8 8 (5.52%) Validation
9 6 (4.14%) Problem Management
10 5 (3.45%) Network Architecture
10 5 (3.45%) SIEM
11 4 (2.76%) Information Security
11 4 (2.76%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (2.76%) Brand Management
11 4 (2.76%) Customer Engagement
11 4 (2.76%) Release Management
12 2 (1.38%) ERP
12 2 (1.38%) eTOM
12 2 (1.38%) Stress Testing
13 1 (0.69%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.97%) Perl
2 5 (3.45%) Python
2 5 (3.45%) Shell Script
3 4 (2.76%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (32.41%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (30.34%) CCNP
3 30 (20.69%) Security Cleared
4 28 (19.31%) SC Cleared
5 20 (13.79%) CCSE
5 20 (13.79%) CCSA
6 15 (10.34%) CISSP
7 11 (7.59%) CCIE
8 8 (5.52%) CCNA
9 7 (4.83%) JNCIA
10 5 (3.45%) CCSP
10 5 (3.45%) CCDP
11 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (2.07%) Degree
12 3 (2.07%) CCIP
12 3 (2.07%) MCSE
13 2 (1.38%) Check Point Certification
14 1 (0.69%) MCITP
14 1 (0.69%) JNCIE
14 1 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.83%) SLA
2 6 (4.14%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.21%) ProxySG
3 5 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.76%) ISA Server
4 4 (2.76%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 20 (13.79%) HP NNM
1 20 (13.79%) CiscoWorks
2 12 (8.28%) FortiGate
3 4 (2.76%) ARCserve
3 4 (2.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 116 (80.00%) Cisco
2 87 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 86 (59.31%) Juniper
4 32 (22.07%) Blue Coat
5 31 (21.38%) HP
6 26 (17.93%) Websense
7 18 (12.41%) Fortinet
8 17 (11.72%) Nokia
9 16 (11.03%) Sourcefire
10 11 (7.59%) Microsoft
11 10 (6.90%) McAfee
12 8 (5.52%) VMware
13 5 (3.45%) Huawei
13 5 (3.45%) EMC
14 4 (2.76%) Symantec
14 4 (2.76%) NetApp
14 4 (2.76%) Sun
14 4 (2.76%) TippingPoint
14 4 (2.76%) ServiceNow
15 3 (2.07%) Crossbeam
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