Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F5 Networks BIG-IP
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 250 240 259
Rank change year-on-year -10 +19 +70
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 3 15 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.050% 0.24% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 1.19% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 31
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £70,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.71% +16.67% -
South East median annual salary £46,250 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -31.48% +3.85% +44.44%

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 1,018 1,263 2,104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.04% 19.83% 25.03%
Number of salaries quoted 746 930 1,510
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +1.12%

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
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 16 December 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 -
Bracknell - 1 £47,500 -
BIG-IP
South East

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) F5
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Systems Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Public Cloud
2 2 (66.67%) Patch Management
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Intel
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) NetBackup
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds

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 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Public Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Patch Management
1 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) NetBackup
1 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) F5
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Intel
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto