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 3 months to 27 March 2017 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
South East / Berkshire
Rank 89 73 126
Rank change year-on-year -16 +53  
Permanent jobs citing F5 92 162 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.74% 3.27% 2.01%
As % of the Vendors category 5.33% 6.05% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 48 141 91
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +5.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £35,000 £36,700
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £65,000 £64,800
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

F5 is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1726 2678 2730
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 51.40% 54.10% 49.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1365 2164 2008
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,000 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing F5 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -2 64 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Bracknell -3 8 £38,000 -27.61%
Slough +22 3 £50,000 - 1
Newbury +11 1 £47,500 +13.09%
Maidenhead -1 1 £41,250 -21.42%
F5
South East

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing F5 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for F5.

1 153 (80.10%) Cisco
2 141 (73.82%) Juniper
3 114 (59.69%) Blue Coat
4 112 (58.64%) CheckPoint
5 110 (57.59%) Firewall
6 109 (57.07%) Palo Alto
7 91 (47.64%) Risk Management
8 82 (42.93%) TCP/IP
9 80 (41.88%) Linux
10 76 (39.79%) Unix
11 73 (38.22%) Cisco Certification
12 68 (35.60%) Sourcefire
13 59 (30.89%) Windows
14 48 (25.13%) Information Security
15 46 (24.08%) Kalman Filter
16 44 (23.04%) Windows Server 2008
16 44 (23.04%) Crossbeam
16 44 (23.04%) Windows Server 2003
17 43 (22.51%) Solaris
17 43 (22.51%) Windows 2000
18 41 (21.47%) CCNP
19 40 (20.94%) SLA
19 40 (20.94%) ITIL
20 39 (20.42%) Fortinet
21 35 (18.32%) Network Security
22 34 (17.80%) VPN
23 32 (16.75%) Mentoring
24 31 (16.23%) CCIE
25 30 (15.71%) Security Operations
26 29 (15.18%) Internet

F5
Top Related 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 (1.57%) Apache
1 3 (1.57%) MS Exchange
1 3 (1.57%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (1.05%) JBoss
2 2 (1.05%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.52%) OpenStack
Applications
1 24 (12.57%) MS Excel
2 22 (11.52%) MS Office
2 22 (11.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 22 (11.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 110 (57.59%) Firewall
2 82 (42.93%) TCP/IP
3 35 (18.32%) Network Security
4 34 (17.80%) VPN
5 29 (15.18%) Internet
6 27 (14.14%) MPLS
7 23 (12.04%) Cisco Nexus
8 22 (11.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 22 (11.52%) SSL
9 20 (10.47%) Cisco ASA
9 20 (10.47%) HTTP
10 19 (9.95%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 18 (9.42%) Wireless
12 17 (8.90%) Cisco PIX
13 16 (8.38%) IPsec
14 14 (7.33%) Cisco IOS
15 13 (6.81%) LAN
16 12 (6.28%) OSPF
17 11 (5.76%) WAN
18 10 (5.24%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.52%) MySQL
2 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 29 (15.18%) German Language
2 21 (10.99%) French Language
3 12 (6.28%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.19%) Finance
5 5 (2.62%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.05%) Electronics
6 2 (1.05%) Marketing
7 1 (0.52%) Back Office
7 1 (0.52%) Billing
Job Titles
1 86 (45.03%) Security Engineer
2 72 (37.70%) Juniper Engineer
3 60 (31.41%) Network Engineer
4 58 (30.37%) Senior Security Engineer
5 31 (16.23%) Cisco Engineer
6 25 (13.09%) Blue Coat Engineer
6 25 (13.09%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 23 (12.04%) Consultant
8 22 (11.52%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 21 (10.99%) Security Consultant
10 18 (9.42%) Linux Engineer
11 14 (7.33%) Support Engineer
12 11 (5.76%) Network Support
12 11 (5.76%) Network Support Engineer
12 11 (5.76%) Team Leader
13 10 (5.24%) Project Engineer
14 9 (4.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 8 (4.19%) Analyst
15 8 (4.19%) Network Security Engineer
16 7 (3.66%) SOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.09%) .NET
1 4 (2.09%) 802.1X
1 4 (2.09%) Ajax
1 4 (2.09%) HTML
2 2 (1.05%) CSS
2 2 (1.05%) J2EE
2 2 (1.05%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.66%) Security Operations Centre
2 13 (6.81%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.09%) Clustering
5 2 (1.05%) Replication
6 1 (0.52%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.52%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 80 (41.88%) Linux
2 76 (39.79%) Unix
3 59 (30.89%) Windows
4 44 (23.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 44 (23.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (22.51%) Solaris
5 43 (22.51%) Windows 2000
6 3 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.05%) CatOS
7 2 (1.05%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (47.64%) Risk Management
2 48 (25.13%) Information Security
3 46 (24.08%) Kalman Filter
4 40 (20.94%) ITIL
5 32 (16.75%) Mentoring
6 30 (15.71%) Security Operations
7 23 (12.04%) Content Management
7 23 (12.04%) Identity Management
7 23 (12.04%) Security Management
8 22 (11.52%) Coaching
9 17 (8.90%) Service Delivery
10 16 (8.38%) Network Design
11 14 (7.33%) Presales
12 13 (6.81%) Load Balancing
13 10 (5.24%) Change Control
13 10 (5.24%) Validation
14 7 (3.66%) Time Management
15 6 (3.14%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (3.14%) Programme Management
15 6 (3.14%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.71%) Perl
2 8 (4.19%) Python
3 6 (3.14%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.09%) Bash Shell
4 4 (2.09%) Java
4 4 (2.09%) PHP
4 4 (2.09%) Ruby
5 3 (1.57%) SQL
6 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 73 (38.22%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (21.47%) CCNP
3 31 (16.23%) CCIE
4 26 (13.61%) CCSE
5 25 (13.09%) CCSP
6 23 (12.04%) JNCIS
7 15 (7.85%) JNCIA
8 9 (4.71%) Security Cleared
9 7 (3.66%) CCNA
10 6 (3.14%) SC Cleared
11 4 (2.09%) CISA
11 4 (2.09%) CISM
11 4 (2.09%) CISSP
11 4 (2.09%) JNCIP
11 4 (2.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (1.05%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.52%) CCSA
13 1 (0.52%) CCVP
13 1 (0.52%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (20.94%) SLA
2 3 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (12.04%) ProxySG
2 6 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.62%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.05%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.05%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.52%) Firmware
5 1 (0.52%) KVM
5 1 (0.52%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.52%) XenApp
5 1 (0.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (2.09%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.57%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (1.05%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (1.05%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (1.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.52%) WSUS
4 1 (0.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 153 (80.10%) Cisco
2 141 (73.82%) Juniper
3 114 (59.69%) Blue Coat
4 112 (58.64%) CheckPoint
5 109 (57.07%) Palo Alto
6 68 (35.60%) Sourcefire
7 44 (23.04%) Crossbeam
8 39 (20.42%) Fortinet
9 28 (14.66%) Intel Security
10 27 (14.14%) HP
11 25 (13.09%) Microsoft
12 23 (12.04%) Imperva
12 23 (12.04%) Proofpoint
12 23 (12.04%) TippingPoint
13 9 (4.71%) VMware
14 7 (3.66%) Nokia
15 5 (2.62%) Forcepoint
15 5 (2.62%) Symantec
16 4 (2.09%) SolarWinds
17 3 (1.57%) Ipanema Technologies
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