The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 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 F5 Networks, Inc.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 49 57 47
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Permanent jobs citing F5 10 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.96% 1.78% 2.92%
As % of the Vendors category 3.94% 3.72% 5.38%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 15
Median salary £52,500 £58,750 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.63% +39.88%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
F5
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Slough region.

Vendors Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
254 269 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 49.71% 47.95% 54.28%
Number of salaries quoted 226 207 230
Median salary £50,000 £47,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.71% +0.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,850 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +4.62%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of job ads across the Slough region citing F5 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

F5
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing F5 across the Slough region.

F5 Salary Trend in Slough

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT jobs citing F5 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 Slough region with a requirement for F5.

1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (92.86%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (85.71%) LAN
3 12 (85.71%) Firewall
3 12 (85.71%) Wireless
3 12 (85.71%) Network Security
4 11 (78.57%) WAN
4 11 (78.57%) VPN
5 10 (71.43%) Data Centre
6 9 (64.29%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (64.29%) CCSP
6 9 (64.29%) CCNP
6 9 (64.29%) Cisco Wireless
7 8 (57.14%) Juniper
7 8 (57.14%) MPLS
7 8 (57.14%) OSPF
7 8 (57.14%) BGP
7 8 (57.14%) EIGRP
7 8 (57.14%) CCVP
7 8 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (57.14%) 802.1X
7 8 (57.14%) Palo Alto
7 8 (57.14%) Cisco PIX
7 8 (57.14%) Network Monitoring
7 8 (57.14%) SolarWinds
7 8 (57.14%) SolarWinds Orion
8 6 (42.86%) Network Management
8 6 (42.86%) High Availability
8 6 (42.86%) FWSM
8 6 (42.86%) Network Load Balancing

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) Firewall
1 12 (85.71%) LAN
1 12 (85.71%) Network Security
1 12 (85.71%) Wireless
2 11 (78.57%) VPN
2 11 (78.57%) WAN
3 9 (64.29%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (64.29%) Cisco Wireless
4 8 (57.14%) BGP
4 8 (57.14%) Cisco PIX
4 8 (57.14%) EIGRP
4 8 (57.14%) MPLS
4 8 (57.14%) OSPF
5 6 (42.86%) FWSM
5 6 (42.86%) TACACS
6 5 (35.71%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (21.43%) DHCP
7 3 (21.43%) DNS
7 3 (21.43%) SNMP
7 3 (21.43%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Network Engineer
2 9 (64.29%) Network Security Engineer
2 9 (64.29%) Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Network Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) Data Centre
2 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
3 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (42.86%) Change Management
2 6 (42.86%) Data Security
2 6 (42.86%) High Availability
2 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) Network Load Balancing
2 6 (42.86%) Network Management
3 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (64.29%) CCNP
2 9 (64.29%) CCSP
3 8 (57.14%) CCVP
4 4 (28.57%) CCNA
5 3 (21.43%) CCDA
5 3 (21.43%) Degree
6 1 (7.14%) CCDE
6 1 (7.14%) CCDP
6 1 (7.14%) CCIE
6 1 (7.14%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (21.43%) HIPAA
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (57.14%) Juniper
2 8 (57.14%) Palo Alto
2 8 (57.14%) SolarWinds
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft