The table below looks at the statistics 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 December 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 Foundry Networks.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foundry
Rank 140 147 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing Foundry 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.16% 0.040% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.071% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £52,500 £65,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.23% -
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £34,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+75.18% -19.41%
Foundry
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
1385 1412 941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 54.23% 56.75% 46.20%
Number of salaries quoted 891 1033 784
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 December 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 8 (100.00%) Apache
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) Perl
3 6 (75.00%) IIS
3 6 (75.00%) Firmware
3 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 6 (75.00%) Wireshark
3 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (75.00%) tcpdump
3 6 (75.00%) snoop
3 6 (75.00%) F5
4 5 (62.50%) HTML
4 5 (62.50%) Java
4 5 (62.50%) XML
4 5 (62.50%) Linux
4 5 (62.50%) Sun
4 5 (62.50%) HP
4 5 (62.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (62.50%) Web Development
4 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
4 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (62.50%) Egenera
4 5 (62.50%) FWSM
5 4 (50.00%) UNIX
5 4 (50.00%) Solaris
5 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (37.50%) Project Management
7 2 (25.00%) PHP
7 2 (25.00%) MySQL

Foundry
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (100.00%) Apache
2 6 (75.00%) IIS
3 2 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) tcpdump
1 6 (75.00%) snoop
1 6 (75.00%) Wireshark
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (62.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (62.50%) FWSM
3 2 (25.00%) HSRP
3 2 (25.00%) LDAP
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) IPv4
3 2 (25.00%) IPv6
3 2 (25.00%) Internet
3 2 (25.00%) OSPF
3 2 (25.00%) BGP
3 2 (25.00%) VRRP
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Administrator
1 6 (75.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Network Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) UNIX Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) UNIX Systems Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) UNIX
2 4 (50.00%) Solaris
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Debian
3 2 (25.00%) OpenBSD
3 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Web Development
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Perl
2 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
2 5 (62.50%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (25.00%) PHP
3 2 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Firmware
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) F5
3 5 (62.50%) Egenera
3 5 (62.50%) Sun
3 5 (62.50%) HP
4 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (25.00%) Dell
5 2 (25.00%) Juniper
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft