Period
to 20 October 2018

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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F5 Networks BIG-IP
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 255 239 261
Rank change year-on-year -16 +22 +45
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 4 13 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.064% 0.21% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.38% 0.99% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 37
Berkshire median annual salary £46,250 £70,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.93% +16.67% -7.69%
10th Percentile £45,000 £57,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £93,375 £104,000 £71,550
South East median annual salary £65,000 £68,750 £60,000
% change year-on-year -5.45% +14.58% +33.33%

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 1,057 1,312 2,173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 16.92% 21.54% 25.11%
Number of salaries quoted 807 998 1,568
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,925 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,000 £70,000 £74,125
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%

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 October 2018.

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 October 2018. 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
Thatcham - 2 £45,000 -
Reading -8 1 £105,000 +50.00%
Bracknell - 1 £47,500 -
BIG-IP
South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT jobs citing BIG-IP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (100.00%) F5
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) NetApp
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) Intel
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi

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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) Confluence
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (25.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) AWS Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) CentOS
4 1 (25.00%) Kali Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Patch Management
1 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Malware Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (25.00%) Ansible
3 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (25.00%) Nagios
3 1 (25.00%) Nessus
3 1 (25.00%) Nmap
3 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (25.00%) Puppet
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) F5
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) NetApp
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Intel
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec
4 1 (25.00%) FireEye
4 1 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (25.00%) McAfee
4 1 (25.00%) Rackspace
4 1 (25.00%) Sophos
4 1 (25.00%) Splunk
4 1 (25.00%) Veeam
4 1 (25.00%) Veritas