The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for BIG-IP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F5 Networks BIG-IP
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 117 130
Rank change year-on-year +11 +13  
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 4 16 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.31% 0.89% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.10% 3.27% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4 16 7
Median salary £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% -7.69%  
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £60,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +33.33%  

BIG-IP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 362 489 592
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 27.93% 27.23% 26.22%
Number of salaries quoted 272 375 361
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

BIG-IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing BIG-IP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for BIG-IP in Reading

BIG-IP
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BIG-IP in Reading.

Salary trend for BIG-IP in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing BIG-IP 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 Reading region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (100.00%) NetScout
1 4 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) tcpdump
1 4 (100.00%) F5
1 4 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 4 (100.00%) Virtual Team

BIG-IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) tcpdump
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Network Support
1 4 (100.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Senior Network Support
1 4 (100.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Senior Support Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) F5
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) NetScout