The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Foundry 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 Foundry over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Reading region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Foundry Networks.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foundry
Rank 142 128 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Permanent jobs citing Foundry 2 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.083% 0.37% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.63% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 0
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £55,000 £34,250
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +60.58%
Vendors Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1292 1278 1174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 53.57% 59.50% 49.87%
Number of salaries quoted 915 1000 1019
Average salary £47,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.58% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £66,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Foundry
Berkshire

Foundry
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Foundry across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Foundry Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Foundry
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Foundry across the Reading region.

Foundry Salary Trend in Reading

Foundry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Foundry 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 Foundry.

1 5 (100.00%) CCIE
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 5 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (100.00%) F5
2 3 (60.00%) FWSM
2 3 (60.00%) Release Management
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) VLAN
2 3 (60.00%) Juniper
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) MPLS
2 3 (60.00%) BGP
2 3 (60.00%) NetScreen
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 3 (60.00%) CCDP
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) SMTP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) SLA
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 3 (60.00%) FTP
2 3 (60.00%) HTTP
2 3 (60.00%) RIP
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP

Foundry
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Foundry 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 Foundry. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (60.00%) FWSM
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (60.00%) VLAN
2 3 (60.00%) MPLS
2 3 (60.00%) BGP
2 3 (60.00%) NetScreen
2 3 (60.00%) SMTP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) FTP
2 3 (60.00%) HTTP
2 3 (60.00%) RIP
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (40.00%) Junos
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (60.00%) Release Management
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CCIE
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 3 (60.00%) CCDP
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) F5
2 3 (60.00%) Juniper
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) SAP
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft