Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 194 86 115
Rank change year-on-year -108 +29 0
Permanent jobs citing F5 70 211 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.04% 3.18% 2.77%
As % of the Vendors category 2.10% 6.45% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 31 132 226
Berkshire median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% - -
10th Percentile £47,500 £39,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £68,125
South East median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +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 3,341 3,271 4,810
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 49.41% 49.24% 51.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2,577 2,556 3,821
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% -1.68%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 -76 21 £60,000 +4.35% 4
Bracknell -15 20 £64,250 +71.33%
Slough +11 15 - - 1
F5
South East

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 69 (98.57%) Cisco
2 49 (70.00%) VMware
3 47 (67.14%) Data Centre
4 41 (58.57%) CheckPoint
5 40 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
6 38 (54.29%) Presales
7 36 (51.43%) Palo Alto
8 35 (50.00%) CCIE
9 34 (48.57%) Wireless
10 33 (47.14%) WAN
10 33 (47.14%) Juniper
11 30 (42.86%) Network Security
12 29 (41.43%) SolarWinds
12 29 (41.43%) Cisco Prime
12 29 (41.43%) Firewall
12 29 (41.43%) Network Design
13 27 (38.57%) CCNP
14 26 (37.14%) VMware NSX
14 26 (37.14%) Cisco Nexus
15 24 (34.29%) Cisco ASA
16 23 (32.86%) VMware Infrastructure
17 22 (31.43%) Load Balancing
17 22 (31.43%) CCNA
17 22 (31.43%) ITIL
18 21 (30.00%) HP
18 21 (30.00%) Meraki
19 20 (28.57%) NetScaler
19 20 (28.57%) Fortinet
19 20 (28.57%) Dell
19 20 (28.57%) EMC

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 2 (2.86%) Apache
1 2 (2.86%) Confluence
1 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (2.86%) IIS
1 2 (2.86%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.43%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 17 (24.29%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (18.57%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (15.71%) Akamai
5 2 (2.86%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (48.57%) Wireless
2 33 (47.14%) WAN
3 30 (42.86%) Network Security
4 29 (41.43%) Firewall
5 26 (37.14%) Cisco Nexus
6 24 (34.29%) Cisco ASA
7 20 (28.57%) NetScaler
8 19 (27.14%) DNS
9 18 (25.71%) LAN
10 16 (22.86%) Cisco ISE
11 14 (20.00%) DHCP
12 11 (15.71%) Cisco IPT
13 8 (11.43%) MPLS
13 8 (11.43%) VPN
14 7 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
15 6 (8.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 5 (7.14%) Intranet
16 5 (7.14%) SAN
16 5 (7.14%) SNMP
16 5 (7.14%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.86%) JIRA
1 2 (2.86%) TeamCity
1 2 (2.86%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (21.43%) Banking
1 15 (21.43%) German Language
1 15 (21.43%) Italian Language
1 15 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 14 (20.00%) Retail
3 8 (11.43%) Finance
4 4 (5.71%) French Language
4 4 (5.71%) Portuguese Language
4 4 (5.71%) Spanish Language
5 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (51.43%) Architect
2 33 (47.14%) Solutions Architect
3 25 (35.71%) Network Engineer
4 18 (25.71%) Presales Solution Architect
5 17 (24.29%) Network Architect
6 16 (22.86%) Network Security Architect
6 16 (22.86%) Security Architect
6 16 (22.86%) Security Solutions Architect
6 16 (22.86%) Technical Architect
7 14 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
7 14 (20.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 13 (18.57%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 13 (18.57%) VMware Architect
9 11 (15.71%) Senior Network Engineer
10 10 (14.29%) Design Engineer
10 10 (14.29%) Network Design Engineer
11 9 (12.86%) Build Engineer
12 8 (11.43%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
12 8 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (11.43%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.71%) CSS
2 2 (2.86%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.86%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 47 (67.14%) Data Centre
2 16 (22.86%) FlexPod
3 13 (18.57%) EMC VMAX
4 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.86%) Replication
5 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.43%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.86%) CentOS
1 2 (2.86%) Kali Linux
1 2 (2.86%) Linux
1 2 (2.86%) Ubuntu
1 2 (2.86%) Windows
1 2 (2.86%) Windows 10
1 2 (2.86%) Windows 8
1 2 (2.86%) Windows Server
1 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (54.29%) Presales
2 29 (41.43%) Network Design
3 22 (31.43%) ITIL
3 22 (31.43%) Load Balancing
4 20 (28.57%) Migration
5 16 (22.86%) Application Performance Management
5 16 (22.86%) Converged Infrastructure
5 16 (22.86%) DNA
5 16 (22.86%) ITIL V3
5 16 (22.86%) Performance Management
5 16 (22.86%) Security Management
5 16 (22.86%) SIEM
5 16 (22.86%) Value Proposition
6 15 (21.43%) Decision-Making
7 14 (20.00%) Network Management
8 13 (18.57%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (4.29%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (4.29%) Problem-Solving
10 2 (2.86%) Malware Analysis
10 2 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
1 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.43%) C
Qualifications
1 40 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (50.00%) CCIE
3 27 (38.57%) CCNP
4 22 (31.43%) CCNA
5 18 (25.71%) CCDP
6 15 (21.43%) Degree
7 13 (18.57%) CCIE Data Center
7 13 (18.57%) CCIE Service Provider
7 13 (18.57%) EMC Certification
8 12 (17.14%) VCAP
8 12 (17.14%) VCDX
8 12 (17.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (4.29%) CCSA
9 3 (4.29%) CCSE
10 2 (2.86%) AWS Certification
10 2 (2.86%) Chartered Engineer
10 2 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (2.86%) JNCIA
10 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
10 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (22.86%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 26 (37.14%) VMware NSX
2 23 (32.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.14%) Active Directory
4 4 (5.71%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.29%) NFS
Systems Management
1 29 (41.43%) Cisco Prime
2 16 (22.86%) CASB
3 11 (15.71%) Cisco CME
4 2 (2.86%) Ansible
4 2 (2.86%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.86%) Nagios
4 2 (2.86%) Nessus
4 2 (2.86%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.86%) Nmap
4 2 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.86%) Puppet
4 2 (2.86%) SCCM
4 2 (2.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 69 (98.57%) Cisco
2 49 (70.00%) VMware
3 41 (58.57%) CheckPoint
4 36 (51.43%) Palo Alto
5 33 (47.14%) Juniper
6 29 (41.43%) SolarWinds
7 21 (30.00%) HP
7 21 (30.00%) Meraki
8 20 (28.57%) Dell
8 20 (28.57%) EMC
8 20 (28.57%) Fortinet
9 19 (27.14%) NetApp
10 18 (25.71%) Aruba
10 18 (25.71%) McAfee
10 18 (25.71%) Sophos
11 17 (24.29%) Splunk
12 16 (22.86%) Blue Coat
12 16 (22.86%) Citrix
12 16 (22.86%) Infoblox
12 16 (22.86%) Riverbed