The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 52 42 85
Rank change year-on-year -10 +43  
Permanent jobs citing F5 60 118 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 4.82% 6.07% 2.54%
As % of the Vendors category 8.82% 11.31% 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 21 102 56
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £35,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £66,500
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 Reading.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 680 1043 1161
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 54.62% 53.62% 49.09%
Number of salaries quoted 484 860 803
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

F5
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing F5 in Reading.

Salary trend for F5 in Reading

F5
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing F5 in Reading over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for F5 in Reading

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 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 Reading region with a requirement for F5.

1 113 (81.88%) Juniper
2 110 (79.71%) Cisco
3 103 (74.64%) Blue Coat
4 98 (71.01%) CheckPoint
5 90 (65.22%) Palo Alto
6 89 (64.49%) Risk Management
7 76 (55.07%) TCP/IP
8 74 (53.62%) Firewall
9 72 (52.17%) Linux
10 71 (51.45%) Unix
11 65 (47.10%) Sourcefire
12 51 (36.96%) Windows
13 46 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
13 46 (33.33%) Information Security
14 43 (31.16%) Crossbeam
14 43 (31.16%) Kalman Filter
15 42 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
15 42 (30.43%) Solaris
15 42 (30.43%) Windows 2000
15 42 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
16 37 (26.81%) ITIL
16 37 (26.81%) SLA
17 30 (21.74%) Fortinet
18 29 (21.01%) Network Security
18 29 (21.01%) Mentoring
19 28 (20.29%) Security Operations
19 28 (20.29%) German Language
20 26 (18.84%) Internet
20 26 (18.84%) Security Operations Centre
21 24 (17.39%) CCNP

F5
Top Related 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 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
Applications
1 21 (15.22%) MS Excel
1 21 (15.22%) MS Office
1 21 (15.22%) MS PowerPoint
1 21 (15.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 76 (55.07%) TCP/IP
2 74 (53.62%) Firewall
3 29 (21.01%) Network Security
4 26 (18.84%) Internet
5 22 (15.94%) VPN
6 20 (14.49%) HTTP
6 20 (14.49%) SSL
7 13 (9.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 12 (8.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 10 (7.25%) Cisco IOS
9 10 (7.25%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (4.35%) MPLS
11 4 (2.90%) Broadband
11 4 (2.90%) IPsec
11 4 (2.90%) Wireshark
12 3 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (1.45%) BGP
13 2 (1.45%) DHCP
13 2 (1.45%) Intranet
13 2 (1.45%) WAN
General
1 28 (20.29%) German Language
2 20 (14.49%) French Language
3 10 (7.25%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.90%) Finance
5 1 (0.72%) Billing
Job Titles
1 74 (53.62%) Security Engineer
2 63 (45.65%) Juniper Engineer
3 53 (38.41%) Senior Security Engineer
4 25 (18.12%) Cisco Engineer
4 25 (18.12%) Network Engineer
5 21 (15.22%) Blue Coat Engineer
5 21 (15.22%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 21 (15.22%) Consultant
5 21 (15.22%) Security Consultant
5 21 (15.22%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 18 (13.04%) Linux Engineer
7 10 (7.25%) Project Engineer
7 10 (7.25%) Team Leader
8 7 (5.07%) SOC Engineer
9 4 (2.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 4 (2.90%) Client Services Manager
9 4 (2.90%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (2.90%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
9 4 (2.90%) Network Implementation Engineer
9 4 (2.90%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.90%) .NET
1 4 (2.90%) Ajax
1 4 (2.90%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.84%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.17%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.72%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.72%) FlexPod
4 1 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 72 (52.17%) Linux
2 71 (51.45%) Unix
3 51 (36.96%) Windows
4 42 (30.43%) Solaris
4 42 (30.43%) Windows 2000
4 42 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 42 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (64.49%) Risk Management
2 46 (33.33%) Information Security
3 43 (31.16%) Kalman Filter
4 37 (26.81%) ITIL
5 29 (21.01%) Mentoring
6 28 (20.29%) Security Operations
7 22 (15.94%) Identity Management
8 21 (15.22%) Coaching
8 21 (15.22%) Content Management
8 21 (15.22%) Security Management
9 14 (10.14%) Service Delivery
10 10 (7.25%) Change Control
10 10 (7.25%) Network Design
10 10 (7.25%) Validation
11 7 (5.07%) Presales
12 5 (3.62%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (3.62%) GAP Analysis
12 5 (3.62%) Penetration Testing
12 5 (3.62%) Statistics
12 5 (3.62%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.62%) Perl
1 5 (3.62%) Python
2 4 (2.90%) Bash Shell
2 4 (2.90%) Java
2 4 (2.90%) PHP
2 4 (2.90%) PowerShell
2 4 (2.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 46 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (17.39%) CCNP
3 23 (16.67%) CCIE
4 22 (15.94%) CCSE
5 21 (15.22%) CCSP
5 21 (15.22%) JNCIS
6 14 (10.14%) JNCIA
7 6 (4.35%) Security Cleared
8 4 (2.90%) CCNA
8 4 (2.90%) CISA
8 4 (2.90%) CISM
8 4 (2.90%) CISSP
8 4 (2.90%) JNCIP
8 4 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (2.90%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.72%) CCSA
9 1 (0.72%) CEH
9 1 (0.72%) Degree
9 1 (0.72%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (26.81%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (15.22%) ProxySG
2 1 (0.72%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.17%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.72%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 113 (81.88%) Juniper
2 110 (79.71%) Cisco
3 103 (74.64%) Blue Coat
4 98 (71.01%) CheckPoint
5 90 (65.22%) Palo Alto
6 65 (47.10%) Sourcefire
7 43 (31.16%) Crossbeam
8 30 (21.74%) Fortinet
9 24 (17.39%) HP
10 23 (16.67%) Intel Security
11 21 (15.22%) Imperva
11 21 (15.22%) Microsoft
11 21 (15.22%) Proofpoint
11 21 (15.22%) TippingPoint
12 3 (2.17%) VMware
13 2 (1.45%) Dell
13 2 (1.45%) Forcepoint
13 2 (1.45%) Ipanema Technologies
13 2 (1.45%) SolarWinds
13 2 (1.45%) Symantec
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