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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 67 72 99
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +27
Permanent jobs citing F5 79 69 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.14% 2.98% 1.73%
As % of the Vendors category 6.08% 5.72% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 69 52 34
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
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
1299 1206 929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 51.69% 52.10% 47.16%
Number of salaries quoted 887 913 746
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 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +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 30 September 2014.

F5 Salary Histogram in Reading

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 126 (81.82%) Cisco
2 122 (79.22%) Firewall
3 89 (57.79%) CheckPoint
4 86 (55.84%) Juniper
5 67 (43.51%) Network Security
6 53 (34.42%) TCP/IP
7 52 (33.77%) OSPF
8 51 (33.12%) Network Design
9 46 (29.87%) Internet
10 45 (29.22%) Cisco Certification
10 45 (29.22%) BGP
11 42 (27.27%) CCNP
11 42 (27.27%) Blue Coat
12 41 (26.62%) VPN
12 41 (26.62%) SSL
13 40 (25.97%) DNS
14 30 (19.48%) Telecoms
15 29 (18.83%) EIGRP
15 29 (18.83%) Cisco Nexus
16 28 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
16 28 (18.18%) Finance
17 27 (17.53%) IPsec
18 26 (16.88%) MPLS
18 26 (16.88%) ITIL
18 26 (16.88%) LAN
18 26 (16.88%) Network Management
19 25 (16.23%) CCSA
19 25 (16.23%) CCSE
19 25 (16.23%) WAN
20 24 (15.58%) SMTP

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 14 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 10 (6.49%) IIS
3 4 (2.60%) Apache
3 4 (2.60%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.65%) SAS
4 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (2.60%) MS Office
1 4 (2.60%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 122 (79.22%) Firewall
2 67 (43.51%) Network Security
3 53 (34.42%) TCP/IP
4 52 (33.77%) OSPF
5 46 (29.87%) Internet
6 45 (29.22%) BGP
7 41 (26.62%) VPN
7 41 (26.62%) SSL
8 40 (25.97%) DNS
9 29 (18.83%) EIGRP
9 29 (18.83%) Cisco Nexus
10 28 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
11 27 (17.53%) IPsec
12 26 (16.88%) MPLS
12 26 (16.88%) LAN
13 25 (16.23%) WAN
14 24 (15.58%) SMTP
14 24 (15.58%) IGRP
14 24 (15.58%) TACACS
14 24 (15.58%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.65%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.65%) Data Mining
General
1 30 (19.48%) Telecoms
2 28 (18.18%) Finance
3 9 (5.84%) German Language
4 7 (4.55%) Retail
4 7 (4.55%) Billing
5 4 (2.60%) French Language
6 2 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 50 (32.47%) Network Engineer
2 39 (25.32%) Security Engineer
3 30 (19.48%) Consultant
4 23 (14.94%) Architect
5 21 (13.64%) Network Security Engineer
6 20 (12.99%) Network Architect
7 19 (12.34%) Security Consultant
8 17 (11.04%) Network Consultant
9 15 (9.74%) Design Engineer
10 14 (9.09%) IP Engineer
10 14 (9.09%) Senior Design Engineer
11 12 (7.79%) Senior Security Engineer
11 12 (7.79%) Senior Network Architect
11 12 (7.79%) Network Security Consultant
11 12 (7.79%) Senior Architect
12 10 (6.49%) Network Design Engineer
12 10 (6.49%) Senior Network Engineer
13 9 (5.84%) Senior Network Design Engineer
13 9 (5.84%) Senior Network Security Engineer
13 9 (5.84%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.09%) SOAP
2 8 (5.19%) HTML
3 4 (2.60%) XML
4 1 (0.65%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.39%) Smartphone
2 4 (2.60%) CLARiiON
2 4 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.95%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (1.30%) Statistics
4 2 (1.30%) Cryptography
4 2 (1.30%) SecurID
4 2 (1.30%) PKI
5 1 (0.65%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.64%) Windows
2 19 (12.34%) UNIX
3 12 (7.79%) Solaris
4 9 (5.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (5.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (5.19%) Linux
6 7 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (3.25%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (33.12%) Network Design
2 26 (16.88%) ITIL
2 26 (16.88%) Network Management
3 21 (13.64%) Capacity Management
3 21 (13.64%) Load Balancing
4 14 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
5 12 (7.79%) Information Security
6 11 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (6.49%) Coaching
8 9 (5.84%) Deep Packet Inspection
8 9 (5.84%) Change Management
9 8 (5.19%) Data Security
10 7 (4.55%) Validation
10 7 (4.55%) Problem Management
10 7 (4.55%) Mentoring
10 7 (4.55%) SIEM
11 6 (3.90%) Service Delivery
12 5 (3.25%) Change Control
13 4 (2.60%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (2.60%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.19%) Java
1 8 (5.19%) Perl
2 7 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.90%) SQL
4 5 (3.25%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.60%) Tcl
5 4 (2.60%) Bash Shell
5 4 (2.60%) PHP
5 4 (2.60%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.60%) C
5 4 (2.60%) C#
5 4 (2.60%) C++
6 1 (0.65%) Python
Qualifications
1 45 (29.22%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (27.27%) CCNP
3 25 (16.23%) CCSA
3 25 (16.23%) CCSE
4 23 (14.94%) Security Cleared
5 22 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 20 (12.99%) CISSP
7 13 (8.44%) CCIP
8 10 (6.49%) CCIE
8 10 (6.49%) JNCIA
9 6 (3.90%) CCDA
10 5 (3.25%) CCDP
11 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (2.60%) Degree
12 3 (1.95%) MCSE
12 3 (1.95%) CCSP
12 3 (1.95%) CCNA
13 2 (1.30%) Check Point Certification
13 2 (1.30%) JNCIS
14 1 (0.65%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.79%) PCI DSS
2 10 (6.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (3.90%) COBIT
4 5 (3.25%) SLA
5 4 (2.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (2.60%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (8.44%) ProxySG
2 9 (5.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.19%) Active Directory
4 7 (4.55%) Firmware
5 4 (2.60%) ISA Server
5 4 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.30%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (11.69%) FortiGate
2 14 (9.09%) CiscoWorks
2 14 (9.09%) HP NNM
3 4 (2.60%) SCCM
3 4 (2.60%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 126 (81.82%) Cisco
2 89 (57.79%) CheckPoint
3 86 (55.84%) Juniper
4 42 (27.27%) Blue Coat
5 24 (15.58%) HP
6 19 (12.34%) Websense
7 15 (9.74%) Fortinet
8 12 (7.79%) Sourcefire
9 11 (7.14%) McAfee
9 11 (7.14%) VMware
10 10 (6.49%) Nokia
11 7 (4.55%) Microsoft
11 7 (4.55%) Sun
12 6 (3.90%) EMC
12 6 (3.90%) NetScout
12 6 (3.90%) Aruba
13 5 (3.25%) Huawei
13 5 (3.25%) Crossbeam
14 4 (2.60%) Imperva
14 4 (2.60%) Egenera
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + car allowance + bonus + benefits.
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Greythorn
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
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Symantec
Salary: Competitive plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago