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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 19 September 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 F5 Networks, Inc.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 49 67 67
Rank change year-on-year
+18 0
Permanent jobs citing F5 13 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 2.64% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 4.39% 0.36% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 1
Average salary £70,000 £44,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.42% -0.55%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
296 277 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 60.04% 45.48% 48.03%
Number of salaries quoted 255 235 243
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing F5 across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing F5 across the Slough region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

F5 Salary Histogram in Slough

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Slough region citing F5 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 F5.

1 24 (82.76%) Windows
2 22 (75.86%) Active Directory
2 22 (75.86%) Finance
3 20 (68.97%) Network Security
4 19 (65.52%) PCI DSS
4 19 (65.52%) SCCM
4 19 (65.52%) Data Security
4 19 (65.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 19 (65.52%) Juniper
4 19 (65.52%) Cisco
5 16 (55.17%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (48.28%) DHCP
6 14 (48.28%) DNS
7 13 (44.83%) IIS
7 13 (44.83%) ARCserve
7 13 (44.83%) Websense
7 13 (44.83%) Change Management
7 13 (44.83%) ServiceNow
7 13 (44.83%) Kalman Filter
8 12 (41.38%) Supplier Management
9 9 (31.03%) MS Exchange
9 9 (31.03%) SSL
10 8 (27.59%) ITIL
11 7 (24.14%) UNIX
11 7 (24.14%) Oracle
11 7 (24.14%) CCNA
11 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (24.14%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (24.14%) Change Control
12 6 (20.69%) KVM

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Slough region citing F5 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 F5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (44.83%) IIS
2 9 (31.03%) MS Exchange
3 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Office
1 6 (20.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 20 (68.97%) Network Security
2 14 (48.28%) DHCP
2 14 (48.28%) DNS
3 9 (31.03%) SSL
4 2 (6.90%) Firewall
5 1 (3.45%) IPsec
5 1 (3.45%) 2G
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (3.45%) IPv4
5 1 (3.45%) IPv6
5 1 (3.45%) 3G
5 1 (3.45%) BGP
5 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.45%) VPN
5 1 (3.45%) LAN
5 1 (3.45%) WAN
General
1 22 (75.86%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Server Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (20.69%) Principle Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Architect
5 3 (10.34%) IT Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (10.34%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) IT Director
6 2 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Operations Manager
7 1 (3.45%) IT Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) CSS
1 1 (3.45%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Smart Meter
1 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (82.76%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) UNIX
3 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Data Security
2 13 (44.83%) Change Management
2 13 (44.83%) Kalman Filter
3 12 (41.38%) Supplier Management
4 8 (27.59%) ITIL
5 7 (24.14%) Change Control
6 5 (17.24%) People Management
7 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.45%) Process Management
8 1 (3.45%) Software Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) CCNA
1 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (24.14%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.45%) CCNP
2 1 (3.45%) CCDA
2 1 (3.45%) CCDP
2 1 (3.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (65.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 19 (65.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (75.86%) Active Directory
2 16 (55.17%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (20.69%) KVM
3 6 (20.69%) ISA Server
4 3 (10.34%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 19 (65.52%) SCCM
2 13 (44.83%) ARCserve
3 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (65.52%) Cisco
1 19 (65.52%) Juniper
2 13 (44.83%) Websense
2 13 (44.83%) ServiceNow
3 7 (24.14%) Oracle
4 6 (20.69%) McAfee
4 6 (20.69%) HP
5 5 (17.24%) Dell
5 5 (17.24%) Avaya
5 5 (17.24%) VMware
6 1 (3.45%) Nokia
6 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.45%) Remedy