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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 65 91 111
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +20
Permanent jobs citing F5 75 47 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.98% 2.02% 0.77%
As % of the Vendors category 5.63% 3.86% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 55 30 16
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,750 £43,750
10% offered a salary of more than £61,200 £60,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
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
1331 1219 985
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 52.90% 52.41% 47.36%
Number of salaries quoted 937 916 824
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £64,000 £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 22 August 2014.

F5 Salary Histogram in Reading

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 121 (82.31%) Cisco
2 117 (79.59%) Firewall
3 87 (59.18%) Juniper
4 86 (58.50%) CheckPoint
5 59 (40.14%) Network Security
6 55 (37.41%) OSPF
7 52 (35.37%) TCP/IP
8 50 (34.01%) Network Design
9 49 (33.33%) BGP
9 49 (33.33%) Internet
10 43 (29.25%) Cisco Certification
11 41 (27.89%) Blue Coat
12 40 (27.21%) CCNP
13 36 (24.49%) DNS
14 34 (23.13%) VPN
15 31 (21.09%) SSL
15 31 (21.09%) WAN
15 31 (21.09%) MPLS
15 31 (21.09%) Network Management
16 30 (20.41%) EIGRP
16 30 (20.41%) IPsec
16 30 (20.41%) Finance
16 30 (20.41%) HP
17 29 (19.73%) SMTP
17 29 (19.73%) ITIL
18 28 (19.05%) IGRP
18 28 (19.05%) TACACS
18 28 (19.05%) Security Cleared
19 27 (18.37%) SC Cleared
20 26 (17.69%) LAN

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 17 (11.56%) WebSphere
2 13 (8.84%) IIS
3 4 (2.72%) Apache
3 4 (2.72%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.72%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.68%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (2.72%) MS Visio
1 4 (2.72%) MS Excel
1 4 (2.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 117 (79.59%) Firewall
2 59 (40.14%) Network Security
3 55 (37.41%) OSPF
4 52 (35.37%) TCP/IP
5 49 (33.33%) BGP
5 49 (33.33%) Internet
6 36 (24.49%) DNS
7 34 (23.13%) VPN
8 31 (21.09%) SSL
8 31 (21.09%) WAN
8 31 (21.09%) MPLS
9 30 (20.41%) EIGRP
9 30 (20.41%) IPsec
10 29 (19.73%) SMTP
11 28 (19.05%) IGRP
11 28 (19.05%) TACACS
12 26 (17.69%) LAN
12 26 (17.69%) Cisco Nexus
13 25 (17.01%) SNMP
14 24 (16.33%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
General
1 30 (20.41%) Finance
2 22 (14.97%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.12%) German Language
4 7 (4.76%) Retail
4 7 (4.76%) Billing
5 3 (2.04%) French Language
6 2 (1.36%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.68%) Legal
Job Titles
1 44 (29.93%) Network Engineer
2 35 (23.81%) Security Engineer
3 27 (18.37%) Consultant
4 22 (14.97%) Architect
5 18 (12.24%) Network Security Engineer
5 18 (12.24%) Network Architect
6 17 (11.56%) Network Consultant
7 16 (10.88%) Security Consultant
8 15 (10.20%) Design Engineer
9 14 (9.52%) Senior Design Engineer
9 14 (9.52%) IP Engineer
10 13 (8.84%) Network Security Consultant
11 12 (8.16%) Firewall Engineer
11 12 (8.16%) Senior Security Engineer
12 11 (7.48%) Senior Network Engineer
13 10 (6.80%) Senior Architect
13 10 (6.80%) Network Design Engineer
13 10 (6.80%) Senior Network Architect
14 9 (6.12%) Senior Network Design Engineer
14 9 (6.12%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.56%) SOAP
2 4 (2.72%) XML
2 4 (2.72%) .NET
2 4 (2.72%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.88%) Smartphone
2 8 (5.44%) Firmware
3 4 (2.72%) CLARiiON
3 4 (2.72%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (1.36%) PKI
4 2 (1.36%) SecurID
4 2 (1.36%) Statistics
4 2 (1.36%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.68%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (17.01%) UNIX
2 21 (14.29%) Windows
3 12 (8.16%) Solaris
4 9 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (5.44%) Linux
6 4 (2.72%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (34.01%) Network Design
2 31 (21.09%) Network Management
3 29 (19.73%) ITIL
4 26 (17.69%) Load Balancing
5 24 (16.33%) Capacity Management
6 15 (10.20%) Kalman Filter
7 14 (9.52%) Change Management
8 9 (6.12%) Deep Packet Inspection
8 9 (6.12%) Data Security
9 7 (4.76%) Validation
10 6 (4.08%) Service Delivery
10 6 (4.08%) SIEM
11 5 (3.40%) Change Control
12 4 (2.72%) Technical Architecture
12 4 (2.72%) Web Development
12 4 (2.72%) Brand Management
12 4 (2.72%) Customer Engagement
13 3 (2.04%) Network Architecture
13 3 (2.04%) Time Management
13 3 (2.04%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.52%) Perl
2 8 (5.44%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.40%) Python
3 5 (3.40%) Shell Script
4 4 (2.72%) Java
5 2 (1.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (29.25%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (27.21%) CCNP
3 28 (19.05%) Security Cleared
4 27 (18.37%) SC Cleared
5 25 (17.01%) CCSA
5 25 (17.01%) CCSE
6 20 (13.61%) CISSP
7 12 (8.16%) JNCIA
8 8 (5.44%) CCIE
9 5 (3.40%) CCSP
9 5 (3.40%) CCIP
9 5 (3.40%) CCNA
10 4 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (2.72%) Degree
11 3 (2.04%) CCDP
11 3 (2.04%) MCSE
12 2 (1.36%) Check Point Certification
12 2 (1.36%) CCDA
13 1 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.68%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.76%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.40%) SLA
3 4 (2.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (2.72%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.68%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (7.48%) ProxySG
2 9 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.12%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.72%) ISA Server
3 4 (2.72%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.36%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (11.56%) HP NNM
1 17 (11.56%) CiscoWorks
2 13 (8.84%) FortiGate
3 4 (2.72%) ARCserve
3 4 (2.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 121 (82.31%) Cisco
2 87 (59.18%) Juniper
3 86 (58.50%) CheckPoint
4 41 (27.89%) Blue Coat
5 30 (20.41%) HP
6 21 (14.29%) Websense
7 17 (11.56%) Fortinet
8 12 (8.16%) Sourcefire
8 12 (8.16%) VMware
8 12 (8.16%) McAfee
9 11 (7.48%) Nokia
9 11 (7.48%) Microsoft
10 8 (5.44%) Sun
11 6 (4.08%) EMC
12 5 (3.40%) Huawei
13 4 (2.72%) Symantec
13 4 (2.72%) Red Hat
13 4 (2.72%) NetApp
13 4 (2.72%) Crossbeam
13 4 (2.72%) TippingPoint
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