Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F5 Networks BIG-IP
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 164 202
Rank change year-on-year +23 +38 -18
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 15 28 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.64% 0.81% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.77% 2.66% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 15 28 0
Reading median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% - -
Berkshire median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% - +14.29%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 541 1051 1219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 22.95% 30.52% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 402 698 868
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £24,000 £28,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £74,125 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £45,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year -9.00% +4.17% +6.67%

BIG-IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing BIG-IP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

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

BIG-IP
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BIG-IP in Reading over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for BIG-IP in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 15 (100.00%) WAN
1 15 (100.00%) Juniper
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 15 (100.00%) F5
2 13 (86.67%) Wireshark
2 13 (86.67%) Firewall
2 13 (86.67%) MPLS
3 11 (73.33%) OSPF
3 11 (73.33%) CheckPoint
3 11 (73.33%) BGP
3 11 (73.33%) NetScout
3 11 (73.33%) tcpdump
3 11 (73.33%) Incident Management
3 11 (73.33%) Network Monitoring
3 11 (73.33%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (60.00%) CCNP
5 8 (53.33%) Virtual Team
6 6 (40.00%) Network Security
7 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
7 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
7 4 (26.67%) SAN
7 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
7 4 (26.67%) DNS
8 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (13.33%) Marketing
8 2 (13.33%) Puppet
8 2 (13.33%) Junos
8 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) Apache
1 2 (13.33%) Confluence
1 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (13.33%) IIS
1 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon S3
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 15 (100.00%) WAN
2 13 (86.67%) Firewall
2 13 (86.67%) MPLS
2 13 (86.67%) Wireshark
3 11 (73.33%) BGP
3 11 (73.33%) OSPF
3 11 (73.33%) tcpdump
4 6 (40.00%) Network Security
5 4 (26.67%) DNS
5 4 (26.67%) SAN
5 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
6 2 (13.33%) DHCP
6 2 (13.33%) FTP
6 2 (13.33%) HTTP
6 2 (13.33%) Internet
6 2 (13.33%) Intranet
6 2 (13.33%) LAN
6 2 (13.33%) VPN
6 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
1 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
1 2 (13.33%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (13.33%) Electronics
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
1 2 (13.33%) Marketing
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Network Engineer
2 10 (66.67%) Network Support
2 10 (66.67%) Network Support Engineer
2 10 (66.67%) Support Engineer
3 7 (46.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (46.67%) Senior Network Support
3 7 (46.67%) Senior Network Support Engineer
3 7 (46.67%) Senior Support Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Security Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) Security Support Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Administrator
6 2 (13.33%) Architect
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco Administrator
6 2 (13.33%) Firewall Administrator
6 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (13.33%) Lead Architect
6 2 (13.33%) Network Administrator
6 2 (13.33%) Senior Architect
6 2 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Virtual Team
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) CentOS
1 2 (13.33%) Kali Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Ubuntu
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
1 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Incident Management
1 11 (73.33%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps
3 2 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 2 (13.33%) Malware Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
3 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
1 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (60.00%) CCNP
3 2 (13.33%) CCIE
3 2 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (13.33%) Degree
4 1 (6.67%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (13.33%) NFS
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Ansible
1 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
1 2 (13.33%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (13.33%) Nagios
1 2 (13.33%) Nessus
1 2 (13.33%) NetBackup
1 2 (13.33%) Nmap
1 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (13.33%) Puppet
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
1 2 (13.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
1 15 (100.00%) F5
1 15 (100.00%) Juniper
2 11 (73.33%) CheckPoint
2 11 (73.33%) NetScout
3 2 (13.33%) Brocade
3 2 (13.33%) CA
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix
3 2 (13.33%) CommVault
3 2 (13.33%) Dell
3 2 (13.33%) EMC
3 2 (13.33%) McAfee
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) NetApp
3 2 (13.33%) Qualys
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (13.33%) SAP
3 2 (13.33%) Sophos
3 2 (13.33%) Veritas
3 2 (13.33%) VMware