Period
to 20 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 204 91 123
Rank change year-on-year -113 +32 -8
Permanent jobs citing F5 64 200 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.98% 3.19% 2.52%
As % of the Vendors category 1.95% 6.73% 5.10%
Number of salaries quoted 44 131 168
Berkshire median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £50,000 £39,500 £40,875
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £72,000
South East median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +18.18% +4.76% +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 3,280 2,971 4,394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 50.42% 47.37% 49.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2,548 2,291 3,420
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,675 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £71,275
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 September 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 September 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 -74 17 £60,000 +4.35% 3
Bracknell -30 16 £72,500 +107.14% 1
Slough -3 13 £55,000 +22.22%
Thatcham - 1 £45,000 -
Windsor - 1 £80,000 -
F5
South East

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 64 (100.00%) Cisco
2 38 (59.38%) VMware
3 37 (57.81%) CheckPoint
3 37 (57.81%) Data Centre
4 34 (53.13%) Palo Alto
5 33 (51.56%) Network Security
5 33 (51.56%) Firewall
6 32 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
6 32 (50.00%) Presales
7 27 (42.19%) CCIE
7 27 (42.19%) Wireless
8 26 (40.63%) Juniper
9 24 (37.50%) WAN
9 24 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
9 24 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
10 22 (34.38%) Network Design
11 21 (32.81%) SolarWinds
12 20 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
12 20 (31.25%) Meraki
12 20 (31.25%) CCNP
13 19 (29.69%) Cisco Prime
13 19 (29.69%) NetScaler
13 19 (29.69%) Fortinet
14 18 (28.13%) Load Balancing
14 18 (28.13%) Microsoft Azure
14 18 (28.13%) Amazon AWS
14 18 (28.13%) VMware NSX
15 17 (26.56%) Dell
15 17 (26.56%) CCNA
16 16 (25.00%) HP

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 3 (4.69%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.13%) IIS
2 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.56%) Apache
3 1 (1.56%) Confluence
3 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (28.13%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (28.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (18.75%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (12.50%) Akamai
4 2 (3.13%) Office 365
4 2 (3.13%) SaaS
5 1 (1.56%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (51.56%) Firewall
1 33 (51.56%) Network Security
2 27 (42.19%) Wireless
3 24 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
3 24 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 24 (37.50%) WAN
4 19 (29.69%) NetScaler
5 14 (21.88%) LAN
6 12 (18.75%) DNS
7 11 (17.19%) Cisco ISE
7 11 (17.19%) DHCP
8 8 (12.50%) Cisco IPT
9 7 (10.94%) Cisco Firepower
10 6 (9.38%) VPN
11 5 (7.81%) WLAN
12 4 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 4 (6.25%) Unified Communications
13 3 (4.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 3 (4.69%) IOS XR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.56%) JIRA
1 1 (1.56%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.56%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (20.31%) Telecoms
2 12 (18.75%) Banking
2 12 (18.75%) German Language
2 12 (18.75%) Italian Language
3 11 (17.19%) Retail
4 8 (12.50%) Finance
5 4 (6.25%) French Language
5 4 (6.25%) Portuguese Language
5 4 (6.25%) Spanish Language
6 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (45.31%) Architect
2 27 (42.19%) Solutions Architect
3 24 (37.50%) Network Engineer
4 13 (20.31%) Cloud Architect
4 13 (20.31%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 13 (20.31%) Network Architect
4 13 (20.31%) Network Security Architect
4 13 (20.31%) Presales Solution Architect
4 13 (20.31%) Security Architect
4 13 (20.31%) Security Solutions Architect
5 12 (18.75%) Technical Architect
6 11 (17.19%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 10 (15.63%) VMware Architect
8 9 (14.06%) Network Security Engineer
8 9 (14.06%) Security Engineer
9 8 (12.50%) Design Engineer
9 8 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (12.50%) Network Design Engineer
10 7 (10.94%) Network Security Consultant
10 7 (10.94%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.50%) CSS
2 2 (3.13%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 37 (57.81%) Data Centre
2 10 (15.63%) EMC VMAX
3 9 (14.06%) FlexPod
4 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.13%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.56%) Clustering
5 1 (1.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.56%) PKI
5 1 (1.56%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.25%) Windows
1 4 (6.25%) Windows Server
1 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (3.13%) Linux
2 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.56%) CentOS
3 1 (1.56%) Kali Linux
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.56%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (50.00%) Presales
2 22 (34.38%) Network Design
3 18 (28.13%) Load Balancing
4 14 (21.88%) ITIL
4 14 (21.88%) Migration
4 14 (21.88%) SIEM
5 12 (18.75%) Decision-Making
6 11 (17.19%) Application Performance Management
6 11 (17.19%) DNA
6 11 (17.19%) ITIL V3
6 11 (17.19%) Performance Management
6 11 (17.19%) Security Management
7 10 (15.63%) Technical Architecture
8 9 (14.06%) Converged Infrastructure
8 9 (14.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 9 (14.06%) Value Proposition
9 8 (12.50%) Network Management
10 3 (4.69%) Mentoring
10 3 (4.69%) Threat Management
10 3 (4.69%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (42.19%) CCIE
3 20 (31.25%) CCNP
4 17 (26.56%) CCNA
5 12 (18.75%) CCDP
6 11 (17.19%) Degree
7 10 (15.63%) CCIE Data Center
7 10 (15.63%) CCIE Service Provider
7 10 (15.63%) EMC Certification
7 10 (15.63%) VCAP
7 10 (15.63%) VCDX
7 10 (15.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (7.81%) CCSA
8 5 (7.81%) SC Cleared
8 5 (7.81%) Security Cleared
9 3 (4.69%) CCSE
10 2 (3.13%) Chartered Engineer
10 2 (3.13%) JNCIA
11 1 (1.56%) AWS Certification
11 1 (1.56%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.19%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (6.25%) SLA
3 2 (3.13%) GDPR
3 2 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.13%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 20 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (28.13%) VMware NSX
3 4 (6.25%) Active Directory
4 3 (4.69%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.13%) XenApp
5 2 (3.13%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.56%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (29.69%) Cisco Prime
2 11 (17.19%) CASB
3 8 (12.50%) Cisco CME
4 3 (4.69%) NetBackup
5 2 (3.13%) QRadar
5 2 (3.13%) SCCM
5 2 (3.13%) SCOM
6 1 (1.56%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.56%) Ansible
6 1 (1.56%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.56%) Nagios
6 1 (1.56%) Nessus
6 1 (1.56%) Nmap
6 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.56%) Puppet
6 1 (1.56%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 64 (100.00%) Cisco
2 38 (59.38%) VMware
3 37 (57.81%) CheckPoint
4 34 (53.13%) Palo Alto
5 26 (40.63%) Juniper
6 21 (32.81%) SolarWinds
7 20 (31.25%) Meraki
8 19 (29.69%) Fortinet
9 17 (26.56%) Dell
10 16 (25.00%) HP
10 16 (25.00%) NetApp
11 15 (23.44%) EMC
11 15 (23.44%) Splunk
12 12 (18.75%) Citrix
12 12 (18.75%) Google
12 12 (18.75%) Sophos
13 11 (17.19%) Aruba
13 11 (17.19%) Blue Coat
13 11 (17.19%) Infoblox
13 11 (17.19%) Riverbed