Period
to 25 November 2017

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 6 months to 25 November 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
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 111 151
Rank change year-on-year +16 +40 -23
Permanent jobs citing F5 188 224 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.98% 2.58% 1.89%
As % of the Vendors category 6.42% 5.17% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 125 138 195
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% +22.34% -6.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £43,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,000 £68,750
South East median annual salary £49,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +5.00% -

F5 is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Berkshire.

All Vendors
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2930 4333 5649
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 46.46% 49.94% 50.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2236 3292 4361
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +2.04% +8.89%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £71,125 £72,500 £70,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing F5 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 6 months to 25 November 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 6 months to 25 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 -1 107 £57,500 -2.13% 4
Bracknell +40 46 £33,750 -32.50% 1
Slough +3 10 £45,000 -14.29%
Newbury - 3 £55,000 -
Maidenhead +5 1 - -
Ascot - 1 £37,500 -
F5
South East

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 176 (93.62%) Cisco
2 143 (76.06%) Juniper
3 114 (60.64%) Firewall
4 112 (59.57%) CheckPoint
5 82 (43.62%) Windows
6 76 (40.43%) TCP/IP
7 71 (37.77%) Cisco ASA
8 67 (35.64%) Palo Alto
8 67 (35.64%) Cisco Certification
9 61 (32.45%) Linux
10 58 (30.85%) MPLS
11 54 (28.72%) Blue Coat
12 52 (27.66%) Unix
12 52 (27.66%) CCNP
13 50 (26.60%) Sourcefire
14 49 (26.06%) VMware
15 48 (25.53%) ITIL
16 47 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
17 43 (22.87%) WAN
17 43 (22.87%) Windows Server 2008
17 43 (22.87%) Data Centre
18 42 (22.34%) OSPF
19 41 (21.81%) Microsoft
20 40 (21.28%) Crossbeam
21 39 (20.74%) BGP
22 35 (18.62%) Solaris
22 35 (18.62%) Mentoring
22 35 (18.62%) Windows Server 2012
23 34 (18.09%) Network Security
23 34 (18.09%) MS Exchange

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 34 (18.09%) MS Exchange
2 26 (13.83%) Exchange Server 2010
2 26 (13.83%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (6.38%) Apache
4 8 (4.26%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.13%) IIS
5 4 (2.13%) SAS
5 4 (2.13%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.60%) Confluence
6 3 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.06%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (4.79%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.60%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.06%) IaaS
4 2 (1.06%) SaaS
5 1 (0.53%) Bluemix
5 1 (0.53%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.53%) Office 365
5 1 (0.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 114 (60.64%) Firewall
2 76 (40.43%) TCP/IP
3 71 (37.77%) Cisco ASA
4 58 (30.85%) MPLS
5 43 (22.87%) WAN
6 42 (22.34%) OSPF
7 39 (20.74%) BGP
8 34 (18.09%) Network Security
8 34 (18.09%) VPN
9 32 (17.02%) Cisco Nexus
10 29 (15.43%) IPsec
11 28 (14.89%) DNS
12 27 (14.36%) VLAN
13 23 (12.23%) SSL
14 21 (11.17%) Ethernet
15 20 (10.64%) LAN
15 20 (10.64%) Wireless
15 20 (10.64%) Wireshark
16 18 (9.57%) Internet
16 18 (9.57%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.79%) MySQL
3 8 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.06%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.60%) JIRA
1 3 (1.60%) TeamCity
1 3 (1.60%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.53%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 32 (17.02%) German Language
2 24 (12.77%) French Language
3 22 (11.70%) Digital Economy
4 21 (11.17%) Finance
5 17 (9.04%) Telecoms
6 14 (7.45%) Billing
7 11 (5.85%) Electronics
7 11 (5.85%) Manufacturing
7 11 (5.85%) Marketing
8 8 (4.26%) Back Office
9 5 (2.66%) Legal
9 5 (2.66%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (23.40%) Network Engineer
2 43 (22.87%) Support Engineer
3 36 (19.15%) Analyst
4 30 (15.96%) Security Engineer
5 28 (14.89%) Security Analyst
6 27 (14.36%) Senior Network Engineer
7 24 (12.77%) Firewall Analyst
8 22 (11.70%) Blue Coat Analyst
9 17 (9.04%) Administrator
10 16 (8.51%) Network Support
10 16 (8.51%) Network Support Engineer
11 14 (7.45%) Architect
12 12 (6.38%) Cisco Engineer
12 12 (6.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 12 (6.38%) Systems Administrator
12 12 (6.38%) Technical Engineer
13 11 (5.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 11 (5.85%) Senior Network Support
13 11 (5.85%) Senior Network Support Engineer
13 11 (5.85%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.19%) POSIX
2 3 (1.60%) Flash
2 3 (1.60%) HTML
2 3 (1.60%) HTML5
2 3 (1.60%) Middleware
2 3 (1.60%) XML
3 2 (1.06%) Java EE
3 2 (1.06%) JSON
3 2 (1.06%) REST
3 2 (1.06%) SOAP
3 2 (1.06%) Web Services
3 2 (1.06%) WSDL
3 2 (1.06%) XSD
4 1 (0.53%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.53%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.53%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 43 (22.87%) Data Centre
2 28 (14.89%) Clustering
3 14 (7.45%) FlexPod
3 14 (7.45%) Virtual Team
4 6 (3.19%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.19%) Enterprise Storage
4 6 (3.19%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (2.13%) Security Operations Centre
6 3 (1.60%) Cyber Attack
6 3 (1.60%) DataPower
6 3 (1.60%) PKI
7 2 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.53%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.53%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.53%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 82 (43.62%) Windows
2 61 (32.45%) Linux
3 52 (27.66%) Unix
4 47 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 43 (22.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (18.62%) Solaris
6 35 (18.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 30 (15.96%) Windows 2000
8 29 (15.43%) Windows Server
9 11 (5.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (2.13%) CentOS
10 4 (2.13%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.60%) Kali Linux
11 3 (1.60%) Windows 10
11 3 (1.60%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.06%) AIX
13 1 (0.53%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (25.53%) ITIL
2 35 (18.62%) Mentoring
3 32 (17.02%) Load Balancing
4 26 (13.83%) Service Delivery
4 26 (13.83%) Time Management
5 24 (12.77%) Presales
6 23 (12.23%) Risk Management
7 22 (11.70%) Project Management
8 20 (10.64%) Network Design
9 19 (10.11%) Migration
10 18 (9.57%) Root Cause Analysis
11 14 (7.45%) Application Performance Management
11 14 (7.45%) Converged Infrastructure
11 14 (7.45%) ITIL V3
11 14 (7.45%) Line Management
11 14 (7.45%) Network Monitoring
11 14 (7.45%) Performance Management
11 14 (7.45%) Security Management
11 14 (7.45%) SIEM
12 13 (6.91%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (17.02%) SQL
2 9 (4.79%) Perl
3 7 (3.72%) PowerShell
4 6 (3.19%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.66%) Python
6 4 (2.13%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.06%) Java
Qualifications
1 67 (35.64%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (27.66%) CCNP
3 24 (12.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 23 (12.23%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 19 (10.11%) CCNA
6 17 (9.04%) CCIE
7 11 (5.85%) JNCIA
8 8 (4.26%) JNCIE
8 8 (4.26%) Security Cleared
9 7 (3.72%) Degree
9 7 (3.72%) SC Cleared
10 6 (3.19%) CCSE
11 5 (2.66%) CCSA
11 5 (2.66%) Check Point Certification
11 5 (2.66%) CISSP
11 5 (2.66%) Computer Science Degree
12 4 (2.13%) CCDP
12 4 (2.13%) CCSP
13 3 (1.60%) CCDA
13 3 (1.60%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.51%) QA
2 14 (7.45%) SLA
3 4 (2.13%) SAS 70
4 3 (1.60%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.06%) COBIT
System Software
1 25 (13.30%) VMware ESXi
2 24 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (11.70%) Active Directory
4 12 (6.38%) Hyper-V
5 10 (5.32%) XenApp
6 8 (4.26%) KVM
6 8 (4.26%) Terminal Services
6 8 (4.26%) VMware Workstation
6 8 (4.26%) XenServer
7 7 (3.72%) NFS
8 4 (2.13%) Firmware
9 2 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.06%) vSphere
10 1 (0.53%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 26 (13.83%) Backup Exec
2 24 (12.77%) vCenter Server
3 23 (12.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 23 (12.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 23 (12.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 14 (7.45%) Cisco Prime
5 8 (4.26%) WSUS
5 8 (4.26%) ZABBIX
6 5 (2.66%) Nagios
6 5 (2.66%) Puppet
7 4 (2.13%) Ansible
7 4 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.60%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (1.60%) Nessus
8 3 (1.60%) NetBackup
8 3 (1.60%) Nmap
8 3 (1.60%) SCCM
8 3 (1.60%) SCOM
9 1 (0.53%) Cacti
9 1 (0.53%) Plesk
Vendors
1 176 (93.62%) Cisco
2 143 (76.06%) Juniper
3 112 (59.57%) CheckPoint
4 67 (35.64%) Palo Alto
5 54 (28.72%) Blue Coat
6 50 (26.60%) Sourcefire
7 49 (26.06%) VMware
8 41 (21.81%) Microsoft
9 40 (21.28%) Crossbeam
10 26 (13.83%) Veritas
11 24 (12.77%) Symantec
12 23 (12.23%) Altiris
12 23 (12.23%) Forcepoint
13 22 (11.70%) HP
14 18 (9.57%) Fortinet
15 17 (9.04%) Brocade
15 17 (9.04%) McAfee
15 17 (9.04%) SolarWinds
16 15 (7.98%) Meraki
17 14 (7.45%) Aruba