Period
to 19 February 2018

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 19 February 2018 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 104 107
Rank change year-on-year -17 +3 +32
Permanent jobs citing F5 160 185 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.39% 2.45% 2.61%
As % of the Vendors category 4.97% 4.84% 4.98%
Number of salaries quoted 105 89 256
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% +8.91% -2.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £39,700 £32,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £71,500 £66,875
South East median annual salary £49,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.00% - -

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 3,221 3,821 5,826
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 48.04% 50.61% 52.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2,508 2,960 4,725
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £74,075 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%

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 19 February 2018.

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 19 February 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
Reading -19 89 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Bracknell +30 42 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Slough +5 3 £75,000 +44.93% 2
Maidenhead -3 3 - -
Newbury - 1 £55,000 - 4
F5
South East

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT jobs citing F5 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 F5.

1 147 (91.88%) Cisco
2 131 (81.88%) Juniper
3 88 (55.00%) Firewall
4 80 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 60 (37.50%) Palo Alto
6 55 (34.38%) Windows
7 52 (32.50%) Cisco ASA
8 50 (31.25%) Blue Coat
9 46 (28.75%) WAN
10 44 (27.50%) Cisco Certification
11 43 (26.88%) TCP/IP
11 43 (26.88%) VMware
12 40 (25.00%) MPLS
12 40 (25.00%) Data Centre
13 35 (21.88%) CCNP
14 33 (20.63%) Linux
15 32 (20.00%) Unix
16 30 (18.75%) Load Balancing
17 29 (18.13%) Sourcefire
17 29 (18.13%) Internet
17 29 (18.13%) Cisco Nexus
18 28 (17.50%) Microsoft
18 28 (17.50%) Clustering
18 28 (17.50%) Network Security
19 27 (16.88%) Crossbeam
19 27 (16.88%) VPN
19 27 (16.88%) Windows Server
20 26 (16.25%) Windows Server 2012
20 26 (16.25%) Exchange Server 2013
20 26 (16.25%) Exchange Server 2010

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 26 (16.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 26 (16.25%) Exchange Server 2013
1 26 (16.25%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.75%) Skype for Business
3 3 (1.88%) Apache
3 3 (1.88%) Confluence
3 3 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (1.88%) IIS
4 2 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.50%) Akamai
3 4 (2.50%) SaaS
4 3 (1.88%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.63%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.63%) IaaS
6 1 (0.63%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 88 (55.00%) Firewall
2 52 (32.50%) Cisco ASA
3 46 (28.75%) WAN
4 43 (26.88%) TCP/IP
5 40 (25.00%) MPLS
6 29 (18.13%) Cisco Nexus
6 29 (18.13%) Internet
7 28 (17.50%) Network Security
8 27 (16.88%) VPN
9 25 (15.63%) DNS
10 23 (14.38%) OSPF
11 21 (13.13%) LAN
12 19 (11.88%) BGP
13 18 (11.25%) SAN
13 18 (11.25%) Wireless
14 17 (10.63%) HTTP
15 16 (10.00%) SSH
16 15 (9.38%) Intrusion Detection
16 15 (9.38%) IPsec
17 14 (8.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.88%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.88%) JIRA
1 3 (1.88%) TeamCity
1 3 (1.88%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 21 (13.13%) German Language
2 19 (11.88%) French Language
3 11 (6.88%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.63%) Finance
5 6 (3.75%) Billing
6 5 (3.13%) Electronics
6 5 (3.13%) Manufacturing
6 5 (3.13%) Marketing
6 5 (3.13%) Retail
7 2 (1.25%) Banking
7 2 (1.25%) Digital Economy
7 2 (1.25%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (26.25%) Network Engineer
2 36 (22.50%) Support Engineer
3 28 (17.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 25 (15.63%) Analyst
4 25 (15.63%) Security Analyst
5 20 (12.50%) Firewall Analyst
6 18 (11.25%) Blue Coat Analyst
7 17 (10.63%) Security Engineer
8 15 (9.38%) Architect
8 15 (9.38%) VMware Engineer
9 14 (8.75%) VMware Support Engineer
10 12 (7.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 12 (7.50%) Administrator
11 11 (6.88%) Network Support
11 11 (6.88%) Network Support Engineer
12 10 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
12 10 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 10 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
12 10 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 9 (5.63%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.63%) POSIX
2 4 (2.50%) CSS
3 3 (1.88%) Flash
3 3 (1.88%) HTML
3 3 (1.88%) HTML5
3 3 (1.88%) XML
4 2 (1.25%) Middleware
5 1 (0.63%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.63%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (0.63%) Java EE
5 1 (0.63%) JSON
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.63%) REST
5 1 (0.63%) SOAP
5 1 (0.63%) Web Services
5 1 (0.63%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.63%) WSDL
5 1 (0.63%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 40 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 28 (17.50%) Clustering
3 10 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 9 (5.63%) FlexPod
4 9 (5.63%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (2.50%) Security Operations Centre
6 3 (1.88%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.88%) Cyberattack
6 3 (1.88%) DataPower
6 3 (1.88%) PKI
7 2 (1.25%) EMC VMAX
7 2 (1.25%) Replication
7 2 (1.25%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.25%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.63%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.63%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 55 (34.38%) Windows
2 33 (20.63%) Linux
3 32 (20.00%) Unix
4 27 (16.88%) Windows Server
5 26 (16.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (13.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (11.25%) Solaris
7 18 (11.25%) Windows 2000
7 18 (11.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.88%) CentOS
9 3 (1.88%) Kali Linux
9 3 (1.88%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.88%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.88%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.63%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (18.75%) Load Balancing
2 26 (16.25%) ITIL
3 24 (15.00%) Time Management
4 22 (13.75%) Root Cause Analysis
5 21 (13.13%) Network Design
6 20 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 18 (11.25%) Mentoring
8 17 (10.63%) Change Management
9 15 (9.38%) Presales
9 15 (9.38%) Project Management
10 14 (8.75%) Analytics
11 12 (7.50%) Coaching
11 12 (7.50%) GAP Analysis
11 12 (7.50%) Migration
11 12 (7.50%) Service Delivery Management
11 12 (7.50%) Statistics
12 10 (6.25%) Network Virtualisation
13 9 (5.63%) Application Performance Management
13 9 (5.63%) Converged Infrastructure
13 9 (5.63%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 23 (14.38%) SQL
2 9 (5.63%) Bash Shell
3 6 (3.75%) C
4 4 (2.50%) Perl
4 4 (2.50%) Python
5 3 (1.88%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.88%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 44 (27.50%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (21.88%) CCNP
3 25 (15.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 23 (14.38%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 21 (13.13%) CCNA
6 19 (11.88%) CCIE
7 13 (8.13%) Degree
8 11 (6.88%) JNCIE
9 10 (6.25%) JNCIA
10 9 (5.63%) CCDP
10 9 (5.63%) Computer Science Degree
11 8 (5.00%) Security Cleared
12 7 (4.38%) SC Cleared
13 6 (3.75%) CCDA
13 6 (3.75%) CCSE
13 6 (3.75%) JNCIP
14 5 (3.13%) CCSA
14 5 (3.13%) CISSP
15 3 (1.88%) CCA
15 3 (1.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.00%) SLA
2 7 (4.38%) QA
3 6 (3.75%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (14.38%) VMware ESXi
2 19 (11.88%) Active Directory
3 12 (7.50%) NFS
3 12 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (4.38%) VMware NSX
5 5 (3.13%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.88%) XenApp
7 1 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (16.25%) Backup Exec
2 24 (15.00%) vCenter Server
3 23 (14.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 23 (14.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 23 (14.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 15 (9.38%) Cisco Prime
5 5 (3.13%) Nagios
5 5 (3.13%) Puppet
6 4 (2.50%) Ansible
6 4 (2.50%) Cisco CME
6 4 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.88%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.88%) Nessus
7 3 (1.88%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.88%) Nmap
7 3 (1.88%) SCCM
7 3 (1.88%) SCOM
8 1 (0.63%) Cacti
8 1 (0.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 147 (91.88%) Cisco
2 131 (81.88%) Juniper
3 80 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 60 (37.50%) Palo Alto
5 50 (31.25%) Blue Coat
6 43 (26.88%) VMware
7 29 (18.13%) Sourcefire
8 28 (17.50%) Microsoft
9 27 (16.88%) Crossbeam
10 26 (16.25%) Veritas
11 23 (14.38%) Altiris
11 23 (14.38%) Forcepoint
11 23 (14.38%) Symantec
12 16 (10.00%) SolarWinds
13 12 (7.50%) Citrix
14 11 (6.88%) Aruba
14 11 (6.88%) Fortinet
14 11 (6.88%) HP
14 11 (6.88%) McAfee
15 10 (6.25%) Meraki