Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 212 97 115
Rank change year-on-year -115 +18 +32
Permanent jobs citing F5 52 185 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.84% 2.94% 2.58%
As % of the Vendors category 1.75% 6.40% 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 46 122 139
Berkshire median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -13.04% +21.05%
10th Percentile £45,000 £31,250 £43,300
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £72,000
South East median annual salary £61,500 £49,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +25.51% -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 2,975 2,892 4,290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 48.32% 45.90% 49.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2,221 2,194 3,253
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +1.01%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
South East median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +3.45%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 -73 14 £57,500 - 3
Slough -6 8 £55,000 +22.22%
Bracknell -46 8 £72,500 +123.08%
Maidenhead -26 6 £45,000 -
Thatcham - 2 £45,000 -
Newbury +12 1 £47,500 -13.64%
Windsor - 1 £80,000 -
F5
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 51 (98.08%) Cisco
2 35 (67.31%) Firewall
3 30 (57.69%) CheckPoint
4 28 (53.85%) Network Security
5 22 (42.31%) VMware
5 22 (42.31%) Data Centre
5 22 (42.31%) Palo Alto
6 17 (32.69%) Wireless
6 17 (32.69%) NetScaler
7 16 (30.77%) Juniper
8 15 (28.85%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (28.85%) Microsoft Azure
8 15 (28.85%) Amazon AWS
8 15 (28.85%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (28.85%) Presales
9 14 (26.92%) Microsoft
10 13 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 12 (23.08%) WAN
12 11 (21.15%) Windows
12 11 (21.15%) NetApp
12 11 (21.15%) Network Design
12 11 (21.15%) SIEM
13 10 (19.23%) SolarWinds
13 10 (19.23%) Load Balancing
13 10 (19.23%) Fortinet
13 10 (19.23%) Telecoms
13 10 (19.23%) Dell
13 10 (19.23%) SLA
13 10 (19.23%) CCIE

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 4 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.77%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (5.77%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.92%) IIS
3 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (28.85%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (28.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (13.46%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (11.54%) Office 365
4 4 (7.69%) Akamai
5 1 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.92%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 35 (67.31%) Firewall
2 28 (53.85%) Network Security
3 17 (32.69%) NetScaler
3 17 (32.69%) Wireless
4 15 (28.85%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (23.08%) WAN
7 8 (15.38%) LAN
8 7 (13.46%) Cisco Firepower
8 7 (13.46%) DNS
8 7 (13.46%) VPN
9 6 (11.54%) Cisco ISE
9 6 (11.54%) DHCP
10 5 (9.62%) IPsec
10 5 (9.62%) SNMP
11 4 (7.69%) Cisco IPT
11 4 (7.69%) Unified Communications
12 3 (5.77%) BIG-IP
12 3 (5.77%) GoToMeeting
12 3 (5.77%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) Data Lake
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (19.23%) Telecoms
2 9 (17.31%) Retail
3 7 (13.46%) Banking
3 7 (13.46%) Finance
3 7 (13.46%) German Language
3 7 (13.46%) Italian Language
4 4 (7.69%) French Language
4 4 (7.69%) Portuguese Language
4 4 (7.69%) Spanish Language
5 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (32.69%) Network Engineer
2 15 (28.85%) Architect
3 14 (26.92%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (17.31%) Network Security Engineer
4 9 (17.31%) Security Engineer
5 8 (15.38%) Cloud Architect
5 8 (15.38%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 8 (15.38%) Consultant
5 8 (15.38%) Network Security Consultant
5 8 (15.38%) Security Consultant
6 7 (13.46%) Network Consultant
7 6 (11.54%) Technical Architect
7 6 (11.54%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 5 (9.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (9.62%) Network Architect
8 5 (9.62%) Network Security Architect
8 5 (9.62%) Presales Solution Architect
8 5 (9.62%) Security Architect
8 5 (9.62%) Support Engineer
8 5 (9.62%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (1.92%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.92%) OAuth
2 1 (1.92%) OpenID
2 1 (1.92%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (42.31%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.62%) EMC VMAX
3 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.77%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (5.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.77%) PKI
3 3 (5.77%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (3.85%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.85%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.92%) Clustering
5 1 (1.92%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.15%) Windows
2 8 (15.38%) Linux
3 7 (13.46%) Windows Server
4 6 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (7.69%) CentOS
6 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.85%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) Presales
2 11 (21.15%) Network Design
2 11 (21.15%) SIEM
3 10 (19.23%) Load Balancing
4 8 (15.38%) ITIL
5 7 (13.46%) Decision-Making
6 6 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 6 (11.54%) Security Operations
7 5 (9.62%) Migration
7 5 (9.62%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (9.62%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (7.69%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.69%) Network Management
8 4 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (5.77%) Analytics
9 3 (5.77%) ITIL V3
9 3 (5.77%) Mobile Device Management
9 3 (5.77%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (5.77%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (28.85%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (19.23%) CCIE
3 7 (13.46%) CCNA
3 7 (13.46%) CCNP
3 7 (13.46%) Degree
4 6 (11.54%) CCSA
5 5 (9.62%) CCIE Data Center
5 5 (9.62%) CCIE Service Provider
5 5 (9.62%) EMC Certification
5 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
5 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
5 5 (9.62%) VCAP
5 5 (9.62%) VCDX
5 5 (9.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (7.69%) CCDP
7 2 (3.85%) Chartered Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) CISA
7 2 (3.85%) CISM
7 2 (3.85%) CISSP
7 2 (3.85%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.23%) SLA
2 3 (5.77%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (5.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.85%) GDPR
3 2 (3.85%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.92%) COBIT
System Software
1 13 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (13.46%) Active Directory
3 6 (11.54%) VMware NSX
4 4 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.85%) ProxySG
5 2 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.85%) vSphere
5 2 (3.85%) XenApp
5 2 (3.85%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.92%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (7.69%) Cisco CME
2 4 (7.69%) NetBackup
3 3 (5.77%) CASB
3 3 (5.77%) FortiGate
3 3 (5.77%) Grafana
3 3 (5.77%) Kibana
4 2 (3.85%) QRadar
4 2 (3.85%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.92%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.92%) Cacti
5 1 (1.92%) Graphite
5 1 (1.92%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.92%) Nagios
5 1 (1.92%) Nessus
5 1 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.92%) SCCM
5 1 (1.92%) SCOM
5 1 (1.92%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 51 (98.08%) Cisco
2 30 (57.69%) CheckPoint
3 22 (42.31%) Palo Alto
3 22 (42.31%) VMware
4 16 (30.77%) Juniper
5 14 (26.92%) Microsoft
6 11 (21.15%) NetApp
7 10 (19.23%) Dell
7 10 (19.23%) Fortinet
7 10 (19.23%) SolarWinds
8 9 (17.31%) Citrix
8 9 (17.31%) EMC
8 9 (17.31%) Splunk
9 8 (15.38%) Meraki
9 8 (15.38%) Zscaler
10 7 (13.46%) Google
11 6 (11.54%) Blue Coat
12 5 (9.62%) HP
12 5 (9.62%) Sophos
12 5 (9.62%) Symantec