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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Foundry over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Foundry
Berkshire / Reading
Rank - 141 141
Permanent jobs citing Foundry 0 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading - 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.28% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
Median salary - £65,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +23.80%
UK excluding London median salary £51,000 £46,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+10.27% -22.91%

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
683 1084 1171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 55.21% 53.74% 50.50%
Number of salaries quoted 481 884 815
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%

Foundry
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing Foundry as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 February 2017, IT jobs citing Foundry also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Foundry.

1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) F5
1 3 (100.00%) FWSM
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Palo Alto
2 2 (66.67%) BIG-IP
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) CCIE
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) SMTP
2 2 (66.67%) FTP
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) RIP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) NetScreen
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) VMware

Foundry
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) FWSM
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) BIG-IP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) FTP
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) NetScreen
2 2 (66.67%) RIP
2 2 (66.67%) SMTP
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (33.33%) snoop
3 1 (33.33%) tcpdump
3 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Unix Support
2 1 (33.33%) Unix Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Creative Problem-Solving
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Trend Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCIE
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
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
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) Palo Alto
3 1 (33.33%) Egenera
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Sun
3 1 (33.33%) VMware