Period
to 22 February 2019

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 22 February 2019 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
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 197 118 113
Rank change year-on-year -79 -5 +4
Permanent jobs citing F5 49 158 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.86% 2.34% 2.51%
As % of the Vendors category 1.84% 5.03% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 51 105 92
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -13.64% +8.91%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £40,288
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £71,500
South East median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 2,668 3,143 3,884
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 46.81% 46.55% 50.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2,043 2,428 3,011
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,200 £72,500 £74,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +0.56%

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 22 February 2019.

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 22 February 2019. 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 -59 25 £35,000 -30.00% 5
Maidenhead -2 6 £45,000 -
Newbury +14 3 £42,500 -22.73% 2
Bracknell -51 3 £61,250 +63.33% 1
Thatcham - 2 £45,000 -
Slough -19 1 £55,000 -26.67%
F5
South East

For the 6 months to 22 February 2019, 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 48 (97.96%) Cisco
2 32 (65.31%) Firewall
3 24 (48.98%) Data Centre
4 23 (46.94%) VMware
4 23 (46.94%) Microsoft
4 23 (46.94%) Windows
5 19 (38.78%) Juniper
5 19 (38.78%) Network Security
5 19 (38.78%) Windows Server
6 18 (36.73%) Load Balancing
6 18 (36.73%) CheckPoint
7 17 (34.69%) Office 365
8 16 (32.65%) SC Cleared
8 16 (32.65%) Security Cleared
8 16 (32.65%) Hyper-V
8 16 (32.65%) ITIL
8 16 (32.65%) Problem-Solving
8 16 (32.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 15 (30.61%) PowerShell
10 14 (28.57%) BIG-IP
11 13 (26.53%) Linux
12 12 (24.49%) SNMP
12 12 (24.49%) Mitel
12 12 (24.49%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (24.49%) Aruba
13 11 (22.45%) Palo Alto
13 11 (22.45%) Electronics
13 11 (22.45%) MPLS
13 11 (22.45%) HP
14 10 (20.41%) Active Directory

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 5 (10.20%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.12%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.04%) IIS
4 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (34.69%) Office 365
2 10 (20.41%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.12%) SaaS
4 1 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.04%) Mimecast
4 1 (2.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (65.31%) Firewall
2 19 (38.78%) Network Security
3 14 (28.57%) BIG-IP
4 12 (24.49%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (24.49%) SNMP
5 11 (22.45%) MPLS
6 10 (20.41%) WAN
7 9 (18.37%) BGP
7 9 (18.37%) IP Telephony
7 9 (18.37%) NetScaler
7 9 (18.37%) Remote Desktop
7 9 (18.37%) Wireless
8 8 (16.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (16.33%) IPsec
8 8 (16.33%) VPN
9 7 (14.29%) Ethernet
10 6 (12.24%) OSPF
11 5 (10.20%) DHCP
11 5 (10.20%) DNS
11 5 (10.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) Data Lake
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 11 (22.45%) Electronics
2 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.16%) Finance
4 3 (6.12%) Retail
5 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (38.78%) Network Engineer
2 15 (30.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (26.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (16.33%) Support Engineer
5 7 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
5 7 (14.29%) Security Engineer
6 6 (12.24%) Consultant
6 6 (12.24%) Network Security Consultant
6 6 (12.24%) Security Consultant
7 5 (10.20%) Network Consultant
8 4 (8.16%) Network Support
8 4 (8.16%) Network Support Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) Check Point Consultant
9 3 (6.12%) Cisco Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) Technical Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) Technical Support
9 3 (6.12%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.04%) OAuth
2 1 (2.04%) OpenID
2 1 (2.04%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (48.98%) Data Centre
2 7 (14.29%) Public Cloud
3 6 (12.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (6.12%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (6.12%) PKI
4 3 (6.12%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.08%) EMC VNX
5 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.04%) Clustering
6 1 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (46.94%) Windows
2 19 (38.78%) Windows Server
3 13 (26.53%) Linux
4 8 (16.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (8.16%) CentOS
7 4 (8.16%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) Load Balancing
2 16 (32.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 16 (32.65%) ITIL
2 16 (32.65%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (20.41%) Business Continuity
3 10 (20.41%) High Availability
4 7 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (14.29%) SIEM
4 7 (14.29%) Tech Ops
5 6 (12.24%) DDoS Mitigation
5 6 (12.24%) Security Operations
6 5 (10.20%) Network Management
6 5 (10.20%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (8.16%) Change Management
7 4 (8.16%) Mentoring
7 4 (8.16%) Network Design
7 4 (8.16%) Patch Management
7 4 (8.16%) Systems Engineering
8 3 (6.12%) Coaching
8 3 (6.12%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (32.65%) SC Cleared
1 16 (32.65%) Security Cleared
2 10 (20.41%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (18.37%) CCNP
3 9 (18.37%) MCSA
3 9 (18.37%) MCSE
3 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (16.33%) CCNA
5 5 (10.20%) CCSA
6 4 (8.16%) CCIE
6 4 (8.16%) Degree
6 4 (8.16%) JNCIA
7 2 (4.08%) CISA
7 2 (4.08%) CISM
7 2 (4.08%) CISSP
7 2 (4.08%) CRISC
8 1 (2.04%) CCDP
8 1 (2.04%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.41%) Cyber Essentials
1 10 (20.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (20.41%) SLA
2 9 (18.37%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 9 (18.37%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (32.65%) Hyper-V
2 10 (20.41%) Active Directory
3 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (8.16%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (8.16%) vSphere
5 2 (4.08%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (4.08%) ProxySG
5 2 (4.08%) XenApp
5 2 (4.08%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.04%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.04%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 10 (20.41%) SCCM
2 9 (18.37%) SCVMM
3 6 (12.24%) NetBackup
4 4 (8.16%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (6.12%) FortiGate
5 3 (6.12%) Grafana
5 3 (6.12%) Kibana
6 2 (4.08%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (2.04%) AirWatch
7 1 (2.04%) Cacti
7 1 (2.04%) CASB
7 1 (2.04%) Graphite
7 1 (2.04%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (2.04%) Nagios
7 1 (2.04%) Nessus
7 1 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (2.04%) SCOM
7 1 (2.04%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 48 (97.96%) Cisco
2 23 (46.94%) Microsoft
2 23 (46.94%) VMware
3 19 (38.78%) Juniper
4 18 (36.73%) CheckPoint
5 12 (24.49%) Aruba
5 12 (24.49%) Mitel
6 11 (22.45%) HP
6 11 (22.45%) Palo Alto
7 7 (14.29%) Red Hat
8 6 (12.24%) EMC
8 6 (12.24%) Fortinet
8 6 (12.24%) SolarWinds
8 6 (12.24%) Symantec
9 5 (10.20%) Citrix
10 4 (8.16%) Intel
10 4 (8.16%) Meraki
10 4 (8.16%) NetApp
10 4 (8.16%) Oracle
10 4 (8.16%) Zscaler