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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within F5 Networks, Inc.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 61 61 81
Rank change year-on-year
0 +20
Permanent jobs citing F5 73 100 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.13% 4.36% 2.99%
As % of the Vendors category 8.23% 8.24% 5.78%
Number of salaries quoted 54 59 59
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.62%
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
887 1214 1264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 50.23% 52.92% 51.82%
Number of salaries quoted 671 871 881
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing F5 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 June 2016.

F5 Salary Histogram in Reading

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT jobs citing F5 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for F5.

1 176 (91.67%) Firewall
2 146 (76.04%) CheckPoint
3 137 (71.35%) Cisco
4 106 (55.21%) Juniper
5 100 (52.08%) Cisco ASA
6 89 (46.35%) Cisco Certification
7 81 (42.19%) Palo Alto
8 73 (38.02%) CCNP
9 69 (35.94%) TCP/IP
10 65 (33.85%) Linux
11 53 (27.60%) BGP
12 51 (26.56%) MPLS
13 50 (26.04%) ITIL
14 45 (23.44%) Network Security
14 45 (23.44%) Blue Coat
15 44 (22.92%) BIG-IP
16 43 (22.40%) OSPF
17 42 (21.88%) Windows
18 41 (21.35%) Unix
19 39 (20.31%) Solaris
20 37 (19.27%) Windows Server 2003
21 36 (18.75%) DNS
21 36 (18.75%) Windows 2000
21 36 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
21 36 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
22 33 (17.19%) WAN
22 33 (17.19%) CCIE
23 30 (15.63%) German Language
24 27 (14.06%) CCNA
24 27 (14.06%) Load Balancing

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (9.90%) JBoss
1 19 (9.90%) nginx
1 19 (9.90%) OpenStack
2 4 (2.08%) IIS
3 3 (1.56%) SAS
4 2 (1.04%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (0.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.90%) Amazon AWS
1 19 (9.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.52%) IaaS
2 1 (0.52%) PaaS
2 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 176 (91.67%) Firewall
2 100 (52.08%) Cisco ASA
3 69 (35.94%) TCP/IP
4 53 (27.60%) BGP
5 51 (26.56%) MPLS
6 45 (23.44%) Network Security
7 44 (22.92%) BIG-IP
8 43 (22.40%) OSPF
9 36 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
9 36 (18.75%) DNS
10 33 (17.19%) WAN
11 25 (13.02%) tcpdump
11 25 (13.02%) Wireless
11 25 (13.02%) Wireshark
12 24 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
13 21 (10.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 21 (10.94%) VPN
14 19 (9.90%) EIGRP
14 19 (9.90%) SSL
15 16 (8.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.90%) Hadoop
1 19 (9.90%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (9.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 19 (9.90%) Jenkins
General
1 30 (15.63%) German Language
2 21 (10.94%) Finance
3 20 (10.42%) French Language
4 17 (8.85%) Telecoms
5 10 (5.21%) Retail
6 6 (3.13%) Billing
7 2 (1.04%) Back Office
7 2 (1.04%) Electronics
7 2 (1.04%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.04%) Marketing
8 1 (0.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 94 (48.96%) Network Engineer
2 58 (30.21%) Security Engineer
3 53 (27.60%) Cisco Engineer
4 49 (25.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 39 (20.31%) Juniper Engineer
6 32 (16.67%) Support Engineer
7 30 (15.63%) Senior Network Engineer
8 29 (15.10%) Network Support
8 29 (15.10%) Network Support Engineer
9 28 (14.58%) Network Security Engineer
10 20 (10.42%) Senior Network Support
10 20 (10.42%) Senior Network Support Engineer
10 20 (10.42%) Senior Support Engineer
11 18 (9.38%) Consultant
11 18 (9.38%) Linux Engineer
11 18 (9.38%) Security Consultant
12 16 (8.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
13 15 (7.81%) Switch Engineer
14 12 (6.25%) Network Operations Engineer
14 12 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.90%) Web Services
2 3 (1.56%) CSS
2 3 (1.56%) HTML
2 3 (1.56%) XML
3 2 (1.04%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.52%) .NET
4 1 (0.52%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.52%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.94%) Virtual Team
2 19 (9.90%) Data Centre
2 19 (9.90%) Visualisation
3 9 (4.69%) Driving Licence
4 8 (4.17%) Replication
5 5 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.08%) Clustering
6 4 (2.08%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.08%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (1.56%) Statistics
8 2 (1.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 65 (33.85%) Linux
2 42 (21.88%) Windows
3 41 (21.35%) Unix
4 39 (20.31%) Solaris
5 37 (19.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 36 (18.75%) Windows 2000
6 36 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (4.69%) CentOS
7 9 (4.69%) Ubuntu
8 4 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (26.04%) ITIL
2 27 (14.06%) Load Balancing
3 23 (11.98%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (9.90%) Customer Engagement
4 19 (9.90%) Data Protection
4 19 (9.90%) Data Visualisation
4 19 (9.90%) DevOps
4 19 (9.90%) Scrum
5 17 (8.85%) Service Delivery
6 14 (7.29%) Information Security
7 12 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
8 11 (5.73%) Analytics
8 11 (5.73%) Presales
9 10 (5.21%) Change Management
9 10 (5.21%) Incident Management
9 10 (5.21%) Risk Management
10 7 (3.65%) Migration
10 7 (3.65%) Network Design
11 6 (3.13%) Business Development
11 6 (3.13%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (13.54%) Perl
2 23 (11.98%) Python
3 19 (9.90%) Ruby
4 3 (1.56%) Java
4 3 (1.56%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.56%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 89 (46.35%) Cisco Certification
2 73 (38.02%) CCNP
3 33 (17.19%) CCIE
4 27 (14.06%) CCNA
5 17 (8.85%) CCSE
6 9 (4.69%) SC Cleared
6 9 (4.69%) Security Cleared
7 7 (3.65%) CCDP
7 7 (3.65%) CCSA
8 5 (2.60%) Degree
9 4 (2.08%) Check Point Certification
9 4 (2.08%) JNCIA
10 3 (1.56%) CCDA
10 3 (1.56%) CCIP
10 3 (1.56%) CCSP
10 3 (1.56%) JNCIE
10 3 (1.56%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.52%) CEH
11 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.52%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.94%) SLA
2 3 (1.56%) SAS 70
System Software
1 19 (9.90%) Docker
2 6 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.56%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.56%) Firmware
3 3 (1.56%) iptables
3 3 (1.56%) vSphere
4 1 (0.52%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 19 (9.90%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.52%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.52%) Puppet
3 1 (0.52%) QRadar
Vendors
1 146 (76.04%) CheckPoint
2 137 (71.35%) Cisco
3 106 (55.21%) Juniper
4 81 (42.19%) Palo Alto
5 45 (23.44%) Blue Coat
6 27 (14.06%) Sourcefire
7 22 (11.46%) NetScout
8 20 (10.42%) Fortinet
9 18 (9.38%) Crossbeam
10 17 (8.85%) Red Hat
11 16 (8.33%) VMware
12 13 (6.77%) Forcepoint
13 4 (2.08%) ArcSight
13 4 (2.08%) Foundry
13 4 (2.08%) HP
13 4 (2.08%) Nokia
13 4 (2.08%) Radware
14 3 (1.56%) Ciena
14 3 (1.56%) Egenera
14 3 (1.56%) Nortel
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