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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 66 75 103
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +28
Permanent jobs citing F5 79 63 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.14% 2.75% 1.51%
As % of the Vendors category 6.06% 5.28% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 67 46 30
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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
1303 1193 928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 51.81% 52.05% 46.82%
Number of salaries quoted 899 906 758
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 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +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 19 September 2014.

F5 Salary Histogram in Reading

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 129 (82.69%) Cisco
2 123 (78.85%) Firewall
3 92 (58.97%) CheckPoint
4 88 (56.41%) Juniper
5 67 (42.95%) Network Security
6 54 (34.62%) OSPF
7 53 (33.97%) TCP/IP
8 52 (33.33%) Network Design
9 47 (30.13%) BGP
9 47 (30.13%) Internet
10 45 (28.85%) Cisco Certification
11 42 (26.92%) CCNP
11 42 (26.92%) Blue Coat
12 41 (26.28%) VPN
13 40 (25.64%) SSL
14 39 (25.00%) DNS
15 30 (19.23%) Finance
16 29 (18.59%) EIGRP
16 29 (18.59%) MPLS
16 29 (18.59%) WAN
16 29 (18.59%) Cisco Nexus
17 28 (17.95%) Network Management
17 28 (17.95%) ITIL
17 28 (17.95%) IPsec
18 27 (17.31%) Telecoms
18 27 (17.31%) HP
18 27 (17.31%) Cisco ASA
19 26 (16.67%) SMTP
19 26 (16.67%) LAN
19 26 (16.67%) IGRP

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 15 (9.62%) WebSphere
2 10 (6.41%) IIS
3 4 (2.56%) Apache
3 4 (2.56%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.28%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.64%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (2.56%) MS Office
1 4 (2.56%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.28%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 123 (78.85%) Firewall
2 67 (42.95%) Network Security
3 54 (34.62%) OSPF
4 53 (33.97%) TCP/IP
5 47 (30.13%) BGP
5 47 (30.13%) Internet
6 41 (26.28%) VPN
7 40 (25.64%) SSL
8 39 (25.00%) DNS
9 29 (18.59%) MPLS
9 29 (18.59%) EIGRP
9 29 (18.59%) WAN
9 29 (18.59%) Cisco Nexus
10 28 (17.95%) IPsec
11 27 (17.31%) Cisco ASA
12 26 (16.67%) LAN
12 26 (16.67%) SMTP
12 26 (16.67%) IGRP
12 26 (16.67%) TACACS
13 24 (15.38%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.64%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.64%) Data Mining
General
1 30 (19.23%) Finance
2 27 (17.31%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.77%) German Language
4 7 (4.49%) Retail
4 7 (4.49%) Billing
5 4 (2.56%) French Language
6 2 (1.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 49 (31.41%) Network Engineer
2 39 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 29 (18.59%) Consultant
4 24 (15.38%) Architect
5 21 (13.46%) Network Security Engineer
6 20 (12.82%) Network Architect
7 19 (12.18%) Security Consultant
8 17 (10.90%) Network Consultant
9 15 (9.62%) Design Engineer
10 14 (8.97%) IP Engineer
10 14 (8.97%) Senior Design Engineer
11 13 (8.33%) Senior Network Architect
11 13 (8.33%) Network Security Consultant
11 13 (8.33%) Senior Architect
12 12 (7.69%) Senior Security Engineer
13 10 (6.41%) Network Design Engineer
13 10 (6.41%) Firewall Engineer
13 10 (6.41%) Senior Network Engineer
14 9 (5.77%) Senior Network Design Engineer
14 9 (5.77%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.62%) SOAP
2 7 (4.49%) HTML
3 4 (2.56%) XML
4 2 (1.28%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.26%) Smartphone
2 8 (5.13%) Firmware
3 4 (2.56%) CLARiiON
3 4 (2.56%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.28%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.28%) SecurID
5 2 (1.28%) PKI
5 2 (1.28%) Statistics
6 1 (0.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.10%) UNIX
2 21 (13.46%) Windows
3 13 (8.33%) Solaris
4 9 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (5.13%) Linux
6 5 (3.21%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (33.33%) Network Design
2 28 (17.95%) ITIL
2 28 (17.95%) Network Management
3 23 (14.74%) Load Balancing
4 22 (14.10%) Capacity Management
5 15 (9.62%) Kalman Filter
6 12 (7.69%) Change Management
7 11 (7.05%) Information Security
8 10 (6.41%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (6.41%) Coaching
9 9 (5.77%) Deep Packet Inspection
10 8 (5.13%) Mentoring
10 8 (5.13%) Data Security
11 7 (4.49%) Validation
11 7 (4.49%) SIEM
12 6 (3.85%) Service Delivery
13 5 (3.21%) Change Control
14 4 (2.56%) Brand Management
14 4 (2.56%) Customer Engagement
14 4 (2.56%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.05%) Perl
2 8 (5.13%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.49%) Java
4 6 (3.85%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.56%) SQL
6 3 (1.92%) Python
6 3 (1.92%) Tcl
6 3 (1.92%) PHP
6 3 (1.92%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.92%) C
6 3 (1.92%) C#
6 3 (1.92%) C++
6 3 (1.92%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 45 (28.85%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (26.92%) CCNP
3 25 (16.03%) CCSA
3 25 (16.03%) CCSE
3 25 (16.03%) Security Cleared
4 24 (15.38%) SC Cleared
5 20 (12.82%) CISSP
6 13 (8.33%) CCIP
7 11 (7.05%) JNCIA
8 10 (6.41%) CCIE
9 6 (3.85%) CCDA
10 5 (3.21%) CCDP
11 4 (2.56%) CCSP
11 4 (2.56%) CCNA
11 4 (2.56%) Degree
11 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (1.92%) MCSE
13 2 (1.28%) Check Point Certification
14 1 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 1 (0.64%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 10 (6.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (3.85%) COBIT
4 5 (3.21%) SLA
5 4 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (2.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (7.69%) ProxySG
2 8 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.13%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.56%) ISA Server
3 4 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.28%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (10.90%) FortiGate
2 15 (9.62%) CiscoWorks
2 15 (9.62%) HP NNM
3 4 (2.56%) SCCM
3 4 (2.56%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 129 (82.69%) Cisco
2 92 (58.97%) CheckPoint
3 88 (56.41%) Juniper
4 42 (26.92%) Blue Coat
5 27 (17.31%) HP
6 20 (12.82%) Websense
7 16 (10.26%) Fortinet
8 12 (7.69%) Sourcefire
8 12 (7.69%) McAfee
9 11 (7.05%) VMware
10 10 (6.41%) Nokia
11 9 (5.77%) Microsoft
12 8 (5.13%) Sun
13 6 (3.85%) EMC
13 6 (3.85%) Aruba
14 5 (3.21%) Huawei
14 5 (3.21%) NetScout
14 5 (3.21%) Crossbeam
15 4 (2.56%) TippingPoint
15 4 (2.56%) Egenera
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