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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foundry
Rank 136 - 144
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Foundry 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.053% - 0.083%
As % of the Vendors category 0.099% - 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £57,500 - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 - £60,000
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
1015 1240 1286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 53.39% 50.12% 53.29%
Number of salaries quoted 839 859 911
Average salary £50,000 £45,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.89% -3.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 28 April 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) F5
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Extreme Networks
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) 802.1X
2 2 (66.67%) HSRP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) SONET
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) VRRP
2 2 (66.67%) CCIE
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) WAN

Foundry
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) FTP
2 2 (66.67%) HSRP
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) SMTP
2 2 (66.67%) SNMP
2 2 (66.67%) SONET
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) VRRP
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Security Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Network Security Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) 802.1X
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) CCIE
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) SAS 70
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware
1 1 (33.33%) iptables
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) F5
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Extreme Networks
3 1 (33.33%) Ciena
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Egenera
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Nortel
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat