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 17 April 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 Foundry Networks.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Foundry
Rank - 140 137
Permanent jobs citing Foundry 0 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading - 0.12% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.23% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 8
Average salary - £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary - £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
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
1223 1326 1286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 48.94% 53.34% 59.48%
Number of salaries quoted 856 937 1000
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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 17 April 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Apache
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) IPsec
3 2 (50.00%) Debian
3 2 (50.00%) OpenBSD
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Dell
3 2 (50.00%) Juniper
3 2 (50.00%) Firmware
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) OSPF
3 2 (50.00%) BGP
3 2 (50.00%) VRRP
3 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) IPv4
3 2 (50.00%) IPv6
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) LDAP
3 2 (50.00%) Subversion
3 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu

Foundry
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LDAP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) IPv4
1 2 (50.00%) IPv6
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) OSPF
1 2 (50.00%) BGP
1 2 (50.00%) VRRP
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) IPsec
1 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
1 2 (50.00%) tcpdump
1 2 (50.00%) snoop
1 2 (50.00%) HSRP
2 1 (25.00%) FWSM
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) Network Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Debian
1 2 (50.00%) OpenBSD
1 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Firmware
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) iptables
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Egenera
3 1 (25.00%) Sun
3 1 (25.00%) HP