Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 170 96 92
Rank change year-on-year -74 -4 +25
Permanent jobs citing F5 96 198 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.39% 2.96% 3.02%
As % of the Vendors category 2.81% 5.81% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 53 105 255
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% - -
10th Percentile £33,750 £39,940 £35,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,250 £66,250
South East median annual salary £55,000 £50,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year +8.91% -2.88% +4.00%

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 3,419 3,409 4,990
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 49.49% 50.91% 52.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2,659 2,706 4,032
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £74,875 £70,000
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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -64 39 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Bracknell +17 30 £37,500 -1.32% 1
Slough +9 8 - - 2
Maidenhead -40 2 - -
F5
South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 92 (95.83%) Cisco
2 69 (71.88%) Juniper
3 52 (54.17%) CheckPoint
4 49 (51.04%) Palo Alto
5 48 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 48 (50.00%) VMware
6 47 (48.96%) Firewall
7 44 (45.83%) WAN
8 42 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
9 32 (33.33%) CCIE
9 32 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
10 31 (32.29%) Cisco Nexus
10 31 (32.29%) Network Security
11 29 (30.21%) SolarWinds
11 29 (30.21%) CCNP
11 29 (30.21%) Cisco Prime
11 29 (30.21%) Wireless
11 29 (30.21%) Presales
12 27 (28.13%) VMware NSX
12 27 (28.13%) Blue Coat
13 26 (27.08%) Load Balancing
13 26 (27.08%) Network Design
14 25 (26.04%) ITIL
15 23 (23.96%) CCNA
16 22 (22.92%) LAN
16 22 (22.92%) DNS
17 21 (21.88%) Fortinet
18 20 (20.83%) NetScaler
18 20 (20.83%) HP
18 20 (20.83%) Meraki

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 10 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2010
1 10 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2013
1 10 (10.42%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.13%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.08%) Apache
3 2 (2.08%) Confluence
3 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.08%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 18 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (11.46%) Akamai
3 10 (10.42%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (4.17%) SaaS
6 2 (2.08%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 47 (48.96%) Firewall
2 44 (45.83%) WAN
3 32 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 31 (32.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 31 (32.29%) Network Security
5 29 (30.21%) Wireless
6 22 (22.92%) DNS
6 22 (22.92%) LAN
7 20 (20.83%) NetScaler
8 16 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
9 15 (15.63%) DHCP
9 15 (15.63%) VPN
10 13 (13.54%) MPLS
11 12 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
11 12 (12.50%) Internet
12 11 (11.46%) Cisco IPT
13 9 (9.38%) TCP/IP
14 8 (8.33%) Sourcefire
15 7 (7.29%) HTTP
15 7 (7.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.08%) JIRA
1 2 (2.08%) TeamCity
1 2 (2.08%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (14.58%) German Language
2 12 (12.50%) Retail
3 9 (9.38%) Telecoms
4 8 (8.33%) Banking
4 8 (8.33%) Italian Language
5 6 (6.25%) French Language
6 5 (5.21%) Finance
7 1 (1.04%) Electronics
7 1 (1.04%) Legal
7 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (36.46%) Network Engineer
2 29 (30.21%) Architect
3 24 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
4 19 (19.79%) Network Architect
5 18 (18.75%) Senior Network Engineer
6 16 (16.67%) Network Security Architect
6 16 (16.67%) Presales Solution Architect
6 16 (16.67%) Security Architect
6 16 (16.67%) Security Solutions Architect
7 13 (13.54%) Technical Architect
8 11 (11.46%) Support Engineer
9 9 (9.38%) Cisco Engineer
9 9 (9.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 8 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
10 8 (8.33%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 8 (8.33%) Juniper Engineer
10 8 (8.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
10 8 (8.33%) VMware Architect
10 8 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
10 8 (8.33%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.46%) CSS
2 3 (3.13%) POSIX
3 2 (2.08%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 48 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 16 (16.67%) FlexPod
3 8 (8.33%) Clustering
3 8 (8.33%) EMC VMAX
4 4 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.08%) Replication
7 1 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.04%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.04%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.67%) Windows
2 10 (10.42%) Windows Server
2 10 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (8.33%) Linux
4 7 (7.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (6.25%) Unix
6 5 (5.21%) Solaris
6 5 (5.21%) Windows 2000
6 5 (5.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.08%) CentOS
7 2 (2.08%) Kali Linux
7 2 (2.08%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.08%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.21%) Presales
2 26 (27.08%) Load Balancing
2 26 (27.08%) Network Design
3 25 (26.04%) ITIL
4 18 (18.75%) Migration
5 16 (16.67%) Application Performance Management
5 16 (16.67%) Converged Infrastructure
5 16 (16.67%) DNA
5 16 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 16 (16.67%) Performance Management
5 16 (16.67%) Security Management
5 16 (16.67%) SIEM
5 16 (16.67%) Value Proposition
6 14 (14.58%) Network Management
7 12 (12.50%) Change Management
8 8 (8.33%) Decision-Making
8 8 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (7.29%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (6.25%) Analytics
10 6 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.33%) SQL
2 6 (6.25%) C
3 3 (3.13%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 42 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (33.33%) CCIE
3 29 (30.21%) CCNP
4 23 (23.96%) CCNA
5 19 (19.79%) CCDP
6 15 (15.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 12 (12.50%) Degree
8 8 (8.33%) CCIE Data Center
8 8 (8.33%) CCIE Service Provider
8 8 (8.33%) EMC Certification
8 8 (8.33%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (7.29%) VCAP
9 7 (7.29%) VCDX
10 4 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (3.13%) CCDA
11 3 (3.13%) JNCIE
11 3 (3.13%) JNCIP
12 2 (2.08%) CCSA
12 2 (2.08%) CCSE
12 2 (2.08%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (28.13%) VMware NSX
2 19 (19.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (7.29%) Active Directory
5 5 (5.21%) NFS
6 4 (4.17%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 29 (30.21%) Cisco Prime
2 16 (16.67%) CASB
3 11 (11.46%) Cisco CME
4 10 (10.42%) Backup Exec
5 8 (8.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 8 (8.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 8 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 8 (8.33%) vCenter Server
6 2 (2.08%) Ansible
6 2 (2.08%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (2.08%) Nagios
6 2 (2.08%) Nessus
6 2 (2.08%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.08%) Nmap
6 2 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.08%) Puppet
6 2 (2.08%) SCCM
6 2 (2.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 92 (95.83%) Cisco
2 69 (71.88%) Juniper
3 52 (54.17%) CheckPoint
4 49 (51.04%) Palo Alto
5 48 (50.00%) VMware
6 29 (30.21%) SolarWinds
7 27 (28.13%) Blue Coat
8 21 (21.88%) Fortinet
9 20 (20.83%) HP
9 20 (20.83%) Meraki
10 18 (18.75%) Aruba
10 18 (18.75%) McAfee
10 18 (18.75%) Sophos
11 17 (17.71%) Citrix
12 16 (16.67%) Infoblox
12 16 (16.67%) Riverbed
13 12 (12.50%) Dell
13 12 (12.50%) Zscaler
14 11 (11.46%) EMC
14 11 (11.46%) Prolexic