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 22 June 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.

F5
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 63 62
Rank change year-on-year +24 -1  
Permanent jobs citing F5 78 72 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 5.94% 4.04% 4.26%
As % of the Vendors category 11.50% 8.02% 8.08%
Number of salaries quoted 41 53 59
Median salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.16% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 678 898 1225
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 51.60% 50.45% 52.76%
Number of salaries quoted 534 681 872
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 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for F5 in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 128 (93.43%) Cisco
2 123 (89.78%) Juniper
3 117 (85.40%) Firewall
4 98 (71.53%) CheckPoint
5 90 (65.69%) Palo Alto
6 80 (58.39%) Blue Coat
7 70 (51.09%) Unix
8 60 (43.80%) Linux
8 60 (43.80%) TCP/IP
8 60 (43.80%) Cisco Certification
8 60 (43.80%) Risk Management
8 60 (43.80%) Digital Economy
9 59 (43.07%) Windows
10 53 (38.69%) Sourcefire
11 48 (35.04%) SLA
12 44 (32.12%) ITIL
13 41 (29.93%) Kalman Filter
14 37 (27.01%) CCNP
14 37 (27.01%) Mentoring
15 35 (25.55%) Windows Server 2008
16 34 (24.82%) Windows Server 2003
16 34 (24.82%) Solaris
17 31 (22.63%) Windows 2000
17 31 (22.63%) VPN
17 31 (22.63%) Crossbeam
18 30 (21.90%) German Language
18 30 (21.90%) Network Security
18 30 (21.90%) CCIE
19 29 (21.17%) Fortinet
20 27 (19.71%) Cisco Nexus

F5
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 3 (2.19%) SAS
2 1 (0.73%) Apache
2 1 (0.73%) IIS
2 1 (0.73%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (14.60%) Microsoft Excel
1 20 (14.60%) Microsoft Office
1 20 (14.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 20 (14.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.73%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 117 (85.40%) Firewall
2 60 (43.80%) TCP/IP
3 31 (22.63%) VPN
4 30 (21.90%) Network Security
5 27 (19.71%) Cisco Nexus
6 22 (16.06%) Internet
7 18 (13.14%) MPLS
8 16 (11.68%) BGP
8 16 (11.68%) IPsec
8 16 (11.68%) OSPF
8 16 (11.68%) WAN
9 15 (10.95%) SSL
10 14 (10.22%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (9.49%) Broadband
12 12 (8.76%) EIGRP
13 10 (7.30%) Wireshark
14 9 (6.57%) Ethernet
14 9 (6.57%) IPv4
14 9 (6.57%) L2TP
14 9 (6.57%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.73%) MySQL
1 1 (0.73%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 60 (43.80%) Digital Economy
2 30 (21.90%) German Language
3 21 (15.33%) French Language
4 5 (3.65%) Finance
4 5 (3.65%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.46%) Billing
5 2 (1.46%) Legal
5 2 (1.46%) Retail
6 1 (0.73%) Electronics
6 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.73%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 74 (54.01%) Security Engineer
2 58 (42.34%) Senior Security Engineer
3 55 (40.15%) Juniper Engineer
4 40 (29.20%) Network Engineer
5 29 (21.17%) Cisco Engineer
6 20 (14.60%) Blue Coat Engineer
6 20 (14.60%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 20 (14.60%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 16 (11.68%) Support Engineer
8 13 (9.49%) Network Support
8 13 (9.49%) Network Support Engineer
8 13 (9.49%) Senior Network Engineer
9 12 (8.76%) Team Leader
10 11 (8.03%) Linux Engineer
11 10 (7.30%) Senior Network Support
11 10 (7.30%) Senior Network Support Engineer
11 10 (7.30%) Senior Support Engineer
12 9 (6.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 7 (5.11%) Consultant
13 7 (5.11%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.92%) .NET
1 4 (2.92%) Ajax
1 4 (2.92%) HTML
2 1 (0.73%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.60%) Security Operations Centre
2 16 (11.68%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.38%) Virtual Team
4 4 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.19%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 70 (51.09%) Unix
2 60 (43.80%) Linux
3 59 (43.07%) Windows
4 35 (25.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (24.82%) Solaris
5 34 (24.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 31 (22.63%) Windows 2000
7 4 (2.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.19%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.73%) CentOS
9 1 (0.73%) Debian
9 1 (0.73%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (43.80%) Risk Management
2 44 (32.12%) ITIL
3 41 (29.93%) Kalman Filter
4 37 (27.01%) Mentoring
5 25 (18.25%) Information Security
6 20 (14.60%) Coaching
6 20 (14.60%) Content Management
6 20 (14.60%) Identity Management
6 20 (14.60%) Security Management
6 20 (14.60%) Security Operations
7 15 (10.95%) Load Balancing
8 12 (8.76%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (8.76%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (5.84%) Presales
10 6 (4.38%) Change Management
10 6 (4.38%) Network Design
10 6 (4.38%) Project Management
11 5 (3.65%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (3.65%) Service Delivery
11 5 (3.65%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.22%) Perl
1 14 (10.22%) Python
2 7 (5.11%) PowerShell
2 7 (5.11%) Shell Script
3 4 (2.92%) Bash Shell
3 4 (2.92%) Java
3 4 (2.92%) PHP
3 4 (2.92%) Ruby
4 1 (0.73%) SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (43.80%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (27.01%) CCNP
3 30 (21.90%) CCIE
4 27 (19.71%) CCSP
5 21 (15.33%) CCIE Service Provider
6 20 (14.60%) CCSE
6 20 (14.60%) JNCIS
7 18 (13.14%) Security Cleared
8 14 (10.22%) JNCIA
9 13 (9.49%) SC Cleared
10 5 (3.65%) CCNA
11 3 (2.19%) CCDA
11 3 (2.19%) CCDE
11 3 (2.19%) CCDP
11 3 (2.19%) CISSP
12 2 (1.46%) CISA
12 2 (1.46%) CISM
12 2 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (35.04%) SLA
2 3 (2.19%) SAS 70
3 2 (1.46%) COBIT
System Software
1 20 (14.60%) ProxySG
2 12 (8.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.19%) Firmware
4 1 (0.73%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.73%) vCloud
4 1 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.73%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.46%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.73%) Ansible
2 1 (0.73%) cPanel
2 1 (0.73%) Plesk
2 1 (0.73%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 128 (93.43%) Cisco
2 123 (89.78%) Juniper
3 98 (71.53%) CheckPoint
4 90 (65.69%) Palo Alto
5 80 (58.39%) Blue Coat
6 53 (38.69%) Sourcefire
7 31 (22.63%) Crossbeam
8 29 (21.17%) Fortinet
9 26 (18.98%) HP
10 24 (17.52%) Microsoft
11 23 (16.79%) McAfee
12 20 (14.60%) Imperva
12 20 (14.60%) Proofpoint
12 20 (14.60%) TippingPoint
13 15 (10.95%) VMware
14 4 (2.92%) Red Hat
15 3 (2.19%) NetApp
15 3 (2.19%) Nortel
15 3 (2.19%) Sun
15 3 (2.19%) Symantec
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