The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within F5 Networks, Inc.

F5
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 102 89
Rank change year-on-year +34 -13  
Permanent jobs citing F5 122 109 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.69% 2.44% 3.04%
As % of the Vendors category 7.53% 4.94% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 82 86 84
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

F5 is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1621 2208 2643
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 49.00% 49.42% 51.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1270 1745 1904
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing F5 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for F5 in Berkshire

F5
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing F5 in Berkshire.

Salary trend for F5 in Berkshire

F5
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing F5 in Berkshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for F5 in Berkshire

F5
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +24 78 £57,500 -4.16% 4
Slough +12 11 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Bracknell +16 7 £55,000 +10.55% 2
Newbury - 6 £47,500 -
F5
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT jobs citing F5 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 F5.

1 189 (90.87%) Cisco
2 168 (80.77%) Firewall
3 155 (74.52%) Juniper
4 118 (56.73%) CheckPoint
5 115 (55.29%) Palo Alto
6 111 (53.37%) Cisco Certification
7 86 (41.35%) Blue Coat
8 75 (36.06%) Windows
9 73 (35.10%) TCP/IP
10 71 (34.13%) Linux
11 70 (33.65%) Unix
12 66 (31.73%) CCNP
13 60 (28.85%) Risk Management
13 60 (28.85%) Digital Economy
14 55 (26.44%) Sourcefire
15 54 (25.96%) MPLS
16 52 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
17 50 (24.04%) ITIL
17 50 (24.04%) Mentoring
18 48 (23.08%) SLA
18 48 (23.08%) VPN
19 46 (22.12%) Windows Server 2008
19 46 (22.12%) Cisco Nexus
20 45 (21.63%) Windows Server 2003
21 43 (20.67%) Network Security
22 41 (19.71%) Fortinet
22 41 (19.71%) Kalman Filter
23 39 (18.75%) Microsoft
23 39 (18.75%) CCIE
24 37 (17.79%) IPsec

F5
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 15 (7.21%) MS Exchange
2 12 (5.77%) Apache
3 11 (5.29%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.44%) SAS
6 1 (0.48%) IIS
6 1 (0.48%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (9.62%) Microsoft Excel
1 20 (9.62%) Microsoft Office
1 20 (9.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 20 (9.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (5.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.48%) IaaS
2 1 (0.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 168 (80.77%) Firewall
2 73 (35.10%) TCP/IP
3 54 (25.96%) MPLS
4 52 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 48 (23.08%) VPN
6 46 (22.12%) Cisco Nexus
7 43 (20.67%) Network Security
8 37 (17.79%) IPsec
9 35 (16.83%) Cisco PIX
10 34 (16.35%) WAN
11 31 (14.90%) Wireless
12 28 (13.46%) BGP
12 28 (13.46%) OSPF
13 26 (12.50%) LAN
14 23 (11.06%) Internet
15 20 (9.62%) EIGRP
15 20 (9.62%) VLAN
16 19 (9.13%) SSL
17 18 (8.65%) DHCP
18 17 (8.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.77%) MySQL
3 11 (5.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (5.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (5.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.92%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 60 (28.85%) Digital Economy
2 30 (14.42%) German Language
3 23 (11.06%) Telecoms
4 21 (10.10%) French Language
5 20 (9.62%) Finance
6 11 (5.29%) Back Office
6 11 (5.29%) Electronics
6 11 (5.29%) Manufacturing
6 11 (5.29%) Marketing
7 6 (2.88%) Legal
7 6 (2.88%) Retail
8 4 (1.92%) Billing
Job Titles
1 85 (40.87%) Security Engineer
2 83 (39.90%) Network Engineer
3 59 (28.37%) Juniper Engineer
4 58 (27.88%) Senior Security Engineer
5 31 (14.90%) Support Engineer
6 30 (14.42%) Cisco Engineer
7 23 (11.06%) Blue Coat Engineer
7 23 (11.06%) Network Support
7 23 (11.06%) Network Support Engineer
8 20 (9.62%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 20 (9.62%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 16 (7.69%) Analyst
10 15 (7.21%) Administrator
10 15 (7.21%) Network Security Engineer
11 14 (6.73%) Senior Network Engineer
12 12 (5.77%) Team Leader
13 11 (5.29%) Linux Administrator
13 11 (5.29%) Senior Support Analyst
13 11 (5.29%) Senior Systems Administrator
13 11 (5.29%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.92%) .NET
1 4 (1.92%) Ajax
1 4 (1.92%) HTML
2 3 (1.44%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 36 (17.31%) Data Centre
2 20 (9.62%) Security Operations Centre
3 10 (4.81%) Virtual Team
4 4 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.92%) Clustering
5 3 (1.44%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (0.96%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.48%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 75 (36.06%) Windows
2 71 (34.13%) Linux
3 70 (33.65%) Unix
4 46 (22.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (21.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 34 (16.35%) Solaris
7 31 (14.90%) Windows 2000
8 16 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (3.85%) Windows Server
10 4 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.48%) CentOS
11 1 (0.48%) Debian
11 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (28.85%) Risk Management
2 50 (24.04%) ITIL
2 50 (24.04%) Mentoring
3 41 (19.71%) Kalman Filter
4 25 (12.02%) Information Security
5 22 (10.58%) Security Management
6 20 (9.62%) Coaching
6 20 (9.62%) Content Management
6 20 (9.62%) Identity Management
6 20 (9.62%) Presales
6 20 (9.62%) Security Operations
7 17 (8.17%) Load Balancing
8 13 (6.25%) Programme Management
9 12 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (5.77%) Root Cause Analysis
10 11 (5.29%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (5.29%) Digital Marketing
10 11 (5.29%) Network Design
11 10 (4.81%) Project Management
11 10 (4.81%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (8.17%) Python
2 16 (7.69%) SQL
3 15 (7.21%) Perl
4 7 (3.37%) PowerShell
4 7 (3.37%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.92%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.92%) Java
5 4 (1.92%) PHP
5 4 (1.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 111 (53.37%) Cisco Certification
2 66 (31.73%) CCNP
3 39 (18.75%) CCIE
4 28 (13.46%) CCSP
5 21 (10.10%) CCIE Service Provider
6 20 (9.62%) CCSE
6 20 (9.62%) JNCIS
7 18 (8.65%) CCNA
7 18 (8.65%) Security Cleared
8 14 (6.73%) JNCIA
9 13 (6.25%) SC Cleared
10 6 (2.88%) CCDP
11 4 (1.92%) CCDA
11 4 (1.92%) CCDE
11 4 (1.92%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (1.44%) Check Point Certification
12 3 (1.44%) CISSP
13 2 (0.96%) CISA
13 2 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (23.08%) SLA
2 4 (1.92%) COBIT
3 3 (1.44%) SAS 70
4 2 (0.96%) QA
5 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (13.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (10.58%) ProxySG
3 13 (6.25%) Active Directory
4 12 (5.77%) Hyper-V
5 11 (5.29%) KVM
5 11 (5.29%) Terminal Services
5 11 (5.29%) VMware Workstation
5 11 (5.29%) XenApp
5 11 (5.29%) XenServer
6 5 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.92%) Firmware
8 2 (0.96%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.48%) vCloud
9 1 (0.48%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (5.29%) WSUS
1 11 (5.29%) ZABBIX
2 7 (3.37%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (1.92%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (1.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (1.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (1.92%) vCenter Server
4 2 (0.96%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (0.96%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.48%) Ansible
5 1 (0.48%) cPanel
5 1 (0.48%) Plesk
Vendors
1 189 (90.87%) Cisco
2 155 (74.52%) Juniper
3 118 (56.73%) CheckPoint
4 115 (55.29%) Palo Alto
5 86 (41.35%) Blue Coat
6 55 (26.44%) Sourcefire
7 41 (19.71%) Fortinet
8 39 (18.75%) Microsoft
9 35 (16.83%) McAfee
10 34 (16.35%) VMware
11 33 (15.87%) HP
12 31 (14.90%) Crossbeam
13 20 (9.62%) Imperva
13 20 (9.62%) Proofpoint
13 20 (9.62%) TippingPoint
14 11 (5.29%) Citrix
14 11 (5.29%) Forcepoint
14 11 (5.29%) SAP
15 10 (4.81%) SolarWinds
16 7 (3.37%) Symantec
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