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 7 July 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 F5 Networks, Inc.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 54 44 70
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +26
Permanent jobs citing F5 10 15 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.80% 3.04% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 3.62% 5.70% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 2
Average salary £58,750 £60,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.08% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £38,500 £47,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +2.10%
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
276 263 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 49.55% 53.35% 50.08%
Number of salaries quoted 215 225 241
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,587 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.96% -

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 7 July 2015.

F5 Salary Histogram in Slough

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 (92.31%) CheckPoint
2 23 (88.46%) Cisco
3 22 (84.62%) Firewall
4 18 (69.23%) TCP/IP
4 18 (69.23%) Juniper
5 14 (53.85%) Network Security
6 12 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (42.31%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (42.31%) BGP
7 11 (42.31%) Linux
7 11 (42.31%) UNIX
7 11 (42.31%) CCIE
7 11 (42.31%) CCNP
7 11 (42.31%) CCSA
7 11 (42.31%) Nokia
7 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (42.31%) CCSE
8 10 (38.46%) Blue Coat
9 9 (34.62%) Fortinet
10 7 (26.92%) Project Management
11 6 (23.08%) MPLS
11 6 (23.08%) OSPF
11 6 (23.08%) BIG-IP
11 6 (23.08%) Degree
11 6 (23.08%) Product Management
11 6 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 5 (19.23%) Cisco PIX
12 5 (19.23%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (19.23%) VPLS
13 4 (15.38%) Windows

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 22 (84.62%) Firewall
2 18 (69.23%) TCP/IP
3 14 (53.85%) Network Security
4 12 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (42.31%) BGP
6 6 (23.08%) BIG-IP
6 6 (23.08%) MPLS
6 6 (23.08%) OSPF
6 6 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (19.23%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (19.23%) VPLS
7 5 (19.23%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (3.85%) WPA2
9 1 (3.85%) DAB
9 1 (3.85%) Wireless
9 1 (3.85%) WPA
9 1 (3.85%) LDAP
9 1 (3.85%) LAN
General
1 1 (3.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Security Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Network Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Team Leader
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Security Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Information Security Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 2 (7.69%) Statistics
2 1 (3.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Linux
1 11 (42.31%) UNIX
2 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Solaris
3 2 (7.69%) Windows 2000
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Project Management
3 6 (23.08%) Product Management
4 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 2 (7.69%) Time Management
4 2 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 2 (7.69%) Coaching
4 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (7.69%) Identity Management
4 2 (7.69%) Information Security
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.85%) Operations Management
5 1 (3.85%) Patch Management
5 1 (3.85%) SIEM
5 1 (3.85%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) CCIE
1 11 (42.31%) CCNP
1 11 (42.31%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (42.31%) CCSA
1 11 (42.31%) CCSE
2 6 (23.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
1 1 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 24 (92.31%) CheckPoint
2 23 (88.46%) Cisco
3 18 (69.23%) Juniper
4 11 (42.31%) Nokia
5 10 (38.46%) Blue Coat
6 9 (34.62%) Fortinet
7 4 (15.38%) Crossbeam
8 3 (11.54%) Sourcefire
9 1 (3.85%) Qualys
9 1 (3.85%) LogRhythm
9 1 (3.85%) Sandvine
9 1 (3.85%) Redknee
9 1 (3.85%) Tripwire
9 1 (3.85%) CA
9 1 (3.85%) NetApp
9 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
9 1 (3.85%) Sun
9 1 (3.85%) Dell
9 1 (3.85%) Citrix
9 1 (3.85%) Symantec