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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 83 81 68
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Permanent jobs citing F5 58 57 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.46% 2.56% 3.63%
As % of the Vendors category 4.94% 4.57% 6.62%
Number of salaries quoted 54 46 64
Average salary £48,750 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.21% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £47,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £63,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
1174 1248 1102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 49.87% 55.96% 54.83%
Number of salaries quoted 811 912 869
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 4 March 2015.

F5 Salary Histogram in Reading

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

1 123 (89.13%) Cisco
1 123 (89.13%) Firewall
2 90 (65.22%) Juniper
3 60 (43.48%) CheckPoint
4 57 (41.30%) Cisco Certification
5 53 (38.41%) CCNP
6 45 (32.61%) TCP/IP
7 39 (28.26%) BGP
8 37 (26.81%) Network Security
9 34 (24.64%) OSPF
9 34 (24.64%) SSL
10 31 (22.46%) VPN
10 31 (22.46%) Blue Coat
11 30 (21.74%) ITIL
12 28 (20.29%) Linux
13 27 (19.57%) DNS
14 26 (18.84%) EIGRP
14 26 (18.84%) MPLS
14 26 (18.84%) Wireless
14 26 (18.84%) Agile Software Development
14 26 (18.84%) Network Design
14 26 (18.84%) Security Cleared
14 26 (18.84%) Cisco ASA
15 25 (18.12%) BIG-IP
16 24 (17.39%) UNIX
16 24 (17.39%) Windows
16 24 (17.39%) Load Balancing
17 21 (15.22%) WAN
18 20 (14.49%) Problem Management
18 20 (14.49%) SC Cleared

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 10 (7.25%) IIS
2 8 (5.80%) Apache
3 5 (3.62%) Lync
4 2 (1.45%) CMS
5 1 (0.72%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (6.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 123 (89.13%) Firewall
2 45 (32.61%) TCP/IP
3 39 (28.26%) BGP
4 37 (26.81%) Network Security
5 34 (24.64%) OSPF
5 34 (24.64%) SSL
6 31 (22.46%) VPN
7 27 (19.57%) DNS
8 26 (18.84%) EIGRP
8 26 (18.84%) MPLS
8 26 (18.84%) Wireless
8 26 (18.84%) Cisco ASA
9 25 (18.12%) BIG-IP
10 21 (15.22%) WAN
11 20 (14.49%) Cisco Nexus
12 17 (12.32%) Wireshark
13 15 (10.87%) IPsec
14 14 (10.14%) tcpdump
15 13 (9.42%) LAN
16 11 (7.97%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.07%) MySQL
1 7 (5.07%) SQL Server
General
1 19 (13.77%) Telecoms
2 13 (9.42%) Finance
3 1 (0.72%) French Language
3 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 57 (41.30%) Network Engineer
2 45 (32.61%) Security Engineer
3 25 (18.12%) Network Security Engineer
4 21 (15.22%) Consultant
5 19 (13.77%) Network Architect
5 19 (13.77%) Architect
6 13 (9.42%) Senior Network Architect
6 13 (9.42%) Senior Architect
7 9 (6.52%) Security Consultant
8 8 (5.80%) Cisco Engineer
9 6 (4.35%) Team Leader
9 6 (4.35%) Support Engineer
9 6 (4.35%) Network Consultant
9 6 (4.35%) Network Team Leader
10 5 (3.62%) Senior Security Engineer
10 5 (3.62%) Support Consultant
11 4 (2.90%) IT Consultant
11 4 (2.90%) Analyst
11 4 (2.90%) Lead Network Engineer
11 4 (2.90%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.07%) LAMP
2 6 (4.35%) HTML
3 2 (1.45%) CGI
4 1 (0.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.45%) Replication
2 2 (1.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 28 (20.29%) Linux
2 24 (17.39%) UNIX
2 24 (17.39%) Windows
3 17 (12.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (12.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (10.14%) Solaris
4 14 (10.14%) Windows 2000
5 6 (4.35%) CentOS
5 6 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (21.74%) ITIL
2 26 (18.84%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (18.84%) Network Design
3 24 (17.39%) Load Balancing
4 20 (14.49%) Problem Management
5 15 (10.87%) Mentoring
6 12 (8.70%) Coaching
7 11 (7.97%) Line Management
8 10 (7.25%) Information Security
9 9 (6.52%) Project Management
10 6 (4.35%) Change Management
10 6 (4.35%) Product Management
11 5 (3.62%) OWASP
11 5 (3.62%) SIEM
12 4 (2.90%) Migration
12 4 (2.90%) Network Management
12 4 (2.90%) Stress Testing
13 2 (1.45%) Data Security
13 2 (1.45%) Service Delivery
13 2 (1.45%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.42%) SQL
2 11 (7.97%) PHP
3 8 (5.80%) Shell Script
4 6 (4.35%) C
4 6 (4.35%) Java
5 5 (3.62%) Bash Shell
5 5 (3.62%) Tcl
5 5 (3.62%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.62%) C#
5 5 (3.62%) C++
6 4 (2.90%) Perl
7 3 (2.17%) Python
8 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 57 (41.30%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (38.41%) CCNP
3 26 (18.84%) Security Cleared
4 20 (14.49%) SC Cleared
5 16 (11.59%) CCNA
6 13 (9.42%) CCIE
7 12 (8.70%) CCIP
8 7 (5.07%) Degree
8 7 (5.07%) CCDP
9 6 (4.35%) VCP4
10 5 (3.62%) CCSE
10 5 (3.62%) CCSP
10 5 (3.62%) CCDA
10 5 (3.62%) CCSA
11 4 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (2.90%) JNCIS
12 3 (2.17%) JNCIA
12 3 (2.17%) Check Point Certification
13 2 (1.45%) JNCIP
13 2 (1.45%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.14%) SLA
2 4 (2.90%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.90%) COBIT
System Software
1 18 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.80%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.90%) ProxySG
4 3 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.17%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.45%) Firmware
6 1 (0.72%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.72%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (4.35%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 123 (89.13%) Cisco
2 90 (65.22%) Juniper
3 60 (43.48%) CheckPoint
4 31 (22.46%) Blue Coat
5 19 (13.77%) VMware
6 16 (11.59%) Sourcefire
7 14 (10.14%) Crossbeam
8 13 (9.42%) HP
9 11 (7.97%) NetScout
10 10 (7.25%) Fortinet
11 9 (6.52%) Aruba
11 9 (6.52%) Microsoft
11 9 (6.52%) Websense
12 6 (4.35%) Red Hat
13 5 (3.62%) Imperva
13 5 (3.62%) Nokia
13 5 (3.62%) McAfee
14 4 (2.90%) BMC
14 4 (2.90%) SevOne
15 3 (2.17%) Mitel
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