Period
to 8 April 2020

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 8 April 2020 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
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 184 194 137
Rank change year-on-year +10 -57 -24
Permanent jobs citing F5 23 55 143
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.51% 0.97% 2.06%
As % of the Vendors category 1.21% 2.14% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 21 54 98
Median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £75,000
South East median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -

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 1,900 2,575 3,266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 42.34% 45.60% 47.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,409 2,048 2,485
Median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £75,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £48,750 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% -

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing F5 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for F5 in Berkshire

F5
Salary Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing F5 in Berkshire.

Salary trend for F5 in Berkshire

F5
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing F5 in Berkshire over the 6 months to 8 April 2020.

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 8 April 2020. 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
Slough - 8 £32,500 -
Reading -16 5 £55,000 +52.78% 1
Bracknell - 3 £65,000 -
Newbury +21 2 £55,000 +29.41%
F5
South East

For the 6 months to 8 April 2020, 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 14 (60.87%) Linux
2 13 (56.52%) WAN
2 13 (56.52%) Firewall
3 12 (52.17%) Load Balancing
3 12 (52.17%) VPN
3 12 (52.17%) Windows
3 12 (52.17%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (47.83%) Cisco
4 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
5 10 (43.48%) LAN
5 10 (43.48%) Oracle
5 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
5 10 (43.48%) WebLogic
5 10 (43.48%) IIS
5 10 (43.48%) Internet
5 10 (43.48%) Wireless
5 10 (43.48%) Computer Science
5 10 (43.48%) Windows Server
6 9 (39.13%) Incident Management
6 9 (39.13%) Change Management
7 8 (34.78%) Validation
7 8 (34.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 8 (34.78%) Enterprise Storage
7 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Office
7 8 (34.78%) SQL
7 8 (34.78%) Unix
7 8 (34.78%) Apache
7 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Excel
7 8 (34.78%) MS Visio
7 8 (34.78%) Oracle Database

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 (43.48%) IIS
1 10 (43.48%) WebLogic
2 8 (34.78%) Apache
3 2 (8.70%) Confluence
3 2 (8.70%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 8 (34.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) AWS
1 4 (17.39%) Azure
2 2 (8.70%) Route 53
2 2 (8.70%) SaaS
2 2 (8.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) Firewall
1 13 (56.52%) WAN
2 12 (52.17%) VPN
3 10 (43.48%) Internet
3 10 (43.48%) LAN
3 10 (43.48%) Wireless
4 7 (30.43%) MPLS
5 6 (26.09%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (21.74%) BGP
6 5 (21.74%) OSPF
6 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
7 4 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (17.39%) Cisco Firepower
7 4 (17.39%) IPv6
8 3 (13.04%) Wireshark
9 2 (8.70%) Frame Relay
9 2 (8.70%) IPsec
9 2 (8.70%) Network Security
9 2 (8.70%) tcpdump
9 2 (8.70%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 8 (34.78%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
1 2 (8.70%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
1 8 (34.78%) Incident Analyst
1 8 (34.78%) Network Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Incident Manager
2 7 (30.43%) Support Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Technical Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Technical Manager
2 7 (30.43%) Technical Support
2 7 (30.43%) Technical Support Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Technical Support Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Network Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Design Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) IP Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Network Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior IP Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
1 2 (8.70%) .NET Core
1 2 (8.70%) Keycloak
1 2 (8.70%) OAuth
1 2 (8.70%) Spring
1 2 (8.70%) Spring Boot
1 2 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (34.78%) Enterprise Storage
2 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.70%) Fibre Optics
3 2 (8.70%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Linux
2 12 (52.17%) Windows
3 10 (43.48%) Windows Server
4 8 (34.78%) Unix
5 2 (8.70%) CentOS
5 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (8.70%) Solaris
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Load Balancing
1 12 (52.17%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (43.48%) Computer Science
3 9 (39.13%) Change Management
3 9 (39.13%) Incident Management
4 8 (34.78%) Validation
5 3 (13.04%) ITIL
5 3 (13.04%) Network Design
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.70%) Capacity Management
6 2 (8.70%) Change Control
6 2 (8.70%) DevOps
6 2 (8.70%) Fault Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) Fintech
6 2 (8.70%) High Availability
6 2 (8.70%) Microservices
6 2 (8.70%) Presales
6 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
2 2 (8.70%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) Perl
2 2 (8.70%) Python
2 2 (8.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (21.74%) CCNP
3 3 (13.04%) CCIE
3 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (8.70%) Degree
4 2 (8.70%) MCSE
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.35%) CCDA
5 1 (4.35%) CCDP
5 1 (4.35%) CEH
5 1 (4.35%) CISM
5 1 (4.35%) CISSP
5 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
1 2 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.70%) Docker
1 2 (8.70%) NFS
2 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Icinga
1 2 (8.70%) Kubernetes
1 2 (8.70%) Puppet
1 2 (8.70%) Terraform
2 1 (4.35%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.35%) Graylog
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Cisco
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 10 (43.48%) Oracle
3 5 (21.74%) Palo Alto
4 4 (17.39%) Juniper
4 4 (17.39%) VMware
5 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
5 3 (13.04%) HP
6 2 (8.70%) Citrix
6 2 (8.70%) CommVault
6 2 (8.70%) Meraki
6 2 (8.70%) Nokia
6 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.35%) Blue Coat
7 1 (4.35%) Brocade
7 1 (4.35%) Darktrace
7 1 (4.35%) Fortinet
7 1 (4.35%) Huawei
7 1 (4.35%) Splunk
7 1 (4.35%) Zscaler