Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for BIG-IP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BIG-IP over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F5 Networks BIG-IP
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 240 263 319
Rank change year-on-year +23 +56 -11
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 16 39 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.25% 0.45% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.21% 1.81% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 16 34 4
Berkshire median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £51,250 £57,500 £47,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £71,025 £66,875
South East median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year +12.50% +37.14% -7.89%

BIG-IP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1317 2153 2690
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 20.91% 25.06% 24.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1001 1551 2006
Berkshire median annual salary £45,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.00% +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £73,750
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

BIG-IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing BIG-IP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for BIG-IP in Berkshire

BIG-IP
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BIG-IP in Berkshire.

Salary trend for BIG-IP in Berkshire

BIG-IP
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BIG-IP in Berkshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for BIG-IP in Berkshire

BIG-IP
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BIG-IP within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +23 15 £70,000 +12.00% 1
BIG-IP
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing BIG-IP 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
1 16 (100.00%) F5
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 15 (93.75%) Juniper
2 15 (93.75%) WAN
3 13 (81.25%) MPLS
3 13 (81.25%) Firewall
3 13 (81.25%) Wireshark
4 12 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (68.75%) OSPF
5 11 (68.75%) BGP
5 11 (68.75%) CheckPoint
5 11 (68.75%) Incident Management
5 11 (68.75%) NetScout
5 11 (68.75%) tcpdump
5 11 (68.75%) Network Monitoring
6 10 (62.50%) CCNP
7 8 (50.00%) Virtual Team
8 6 (37.50%) Network Security
9 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing
10 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
10 4 (25.00%) SAN
10 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
10 4 (25.00%) DNS
11 3 (18.75%) Linux
11 3 (18.75%) EMC
11 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
11 3 (18.75%) Nagios
11 3 (18.75%) VMware
11 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure

BIG-IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (12.50%) Apache
1 2 (12.50%) Confluence
1 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (12.50%) IIS
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon S3
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 15 (93.75%) WAN
3 13 (81.25%) Firewall
3 13 (81.25%) MPLS
3 13 (81.25%) Wireshark
4 11 (68.75%) BGP
4 11 (68.75%) OSPF
4 11 (68.75%) tcpdump
5 6 (37.50%) Network Security
6 4 (25.00%) DNS
6 4 (25.00%) SAN
6 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (12.50%) DHCP
7 2 (12.50%) FTP
7 2 (12.50%) HTTP
7 2 (12.50%) Internet
7 2 (12.50%) Intranet
7 2 (12.50%) LAN
7 2 (12.50%) VPN
7 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
1 2 (12.50%) TeamCity
1 2 (12.50%) Vagrant
2 1 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (12.50%) Electronics
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 2 (12.50%) Marketing
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Network Engineer
2 10 (62.50%) Network Support
2 10 (62.50%) Network Support Engineer
2 10 (62.50%) Support Engineer
3 7 (43.75%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (43.75%) Senior Network Support
3 7 (43.75%) Senior Network Support Engineer
3 7 (43.75%) Senior Support Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Security Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) Security Support Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Administrator
6 2 (12.50%) Architect
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco Administrator
6 2 (12.50%) Firewall Administrator
6 2 (12.50%) Lead Architect
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Architect
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Administrator
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Virtual Team
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) CentOS
2 2 (12.50%) Kali Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Ubuntu
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Incident Management
1 11 (68.75%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (12.50%) DevOps
3 2 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 2 (12.50%) Malware Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) Perl
2 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (62.50%) CCNP
3 2 (12.50%) CCIE
3 2 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) AWS Certification
4 1 (6.25%) CCNA
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (6.25%) RHCE
4 1 (6.25%) RHCSA
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (12.50%) NFS
4 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Nagios
1 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (18.75%) Puppet
2 2 (12.50%) Ansible
2 2 (12.50%) Backup Exec
2 2 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (12.50%) Nessus
2 2 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 2 (12.50%) Nmap
2 2 (12.50%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) SCOM
3 1 (6.25%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
1 16 (100.00%) F5
2 15 (93.75%) Juniper
3 11 (68.75%) CheckPoint
3 11 (68.75%) NetScout
4 3 (18.75%) EMC
4 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
4 3 (18.75%) VMware
5 2 (12.50%) Brocade
5 2 (12.50%) CA
5 2 (12.50%) Citrix
5 2 (12.50%) CommVault
5 2 (12.50%) Dell
5 2 (12.50%) McAfee
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) NetApp
5 2 (12.50%) Qualys
5 2 (12.50%) SAP
5 2 (12.50%) Sophos
5 2 (12.50%) Veritas