Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 57 86
Rank change year-on-year -2 +29 -1
Permanent jobs citing F5 105 155 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 4.52% 4.47% 3.20%
As % of the Vendors category 8.98% 8.78% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 58 89 156
Reading median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +33.33% -10.00%
10th Percentile £40,000 £39,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,750 £72,100 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £51,250 £57,500 £47,250
% change year-on-year -10.87% +21.69% -5.50%

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 Reading.

All Vendors
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1169 1765 2443
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 50.34% 50.94% 52.90%
Number of salaries quoted 915 1245 1879
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +2.04% +8.89%

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing F5 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

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 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for F5 in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 98 (93.33%) Cisco
2 97 (92.38%) Juniper
3 80 (76.19%) Firewall
4 77 (73.33%) CheckPoint
5 56 (53.33%) Palo Alto
6 53 (50.48%) Blue Coat
7 48 (45.71%) Unix
8 47 (44.76%) TCP/IP
9 46 (43.81%) Windows
9 46 (43.81%) Linux
10 37 (35.24%) Crossbeam
11 34 (32.38%) Sourcefire
11 34 (32.38%) Windows Server 2003
12 33 (31.43%) Windows Server 2008
13 32 (30.48%) Solaris
13 32 (30.48%) Cisco Certification
14 31 (29.52%) German Language
15 30 (28.57%) MPLS
16 29 (27.62%) CCNP
17 28 (26.67%) Windows 2000
17 28 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
18 26 (24.76%) ITIL
19 24 (22.86%) WAN
20 23 (21.90%) Risk Management
20 23 (21.90%) French Language
20 23 (21.90%) Digital Economy
21 22 (20.95%) OSPF
22 20 (19.05%) BGP
23 19 (18.10%) Wireshark
24 18 (17.14%) Root Cause Analysis

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 4 (3.81%) SAS
2 3 (2.86%) Apache
2 3 (2.86%) IIS
2 3 (2.86%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.90%) Confluence
3 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.90%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.81%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.90%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.90%) SaaS
3 1 (0.95%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (76.19%) Firewall
2 47 (44.76%) TCP/IP
3 30 (28.57%) MPLS
4 28 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
5 24 (22.86%) WAN
6 22 (20.95%) OSPF
7 20 (19.05%) BGP
8 19 (18.10%) Wireshark
9 18 (17.14%) tcpdump
10 16 (15.24%) Network Security
11 15 (14.29%) BIG-IP
12 11 (10.48%) DNS
12 11 (10.48%) Internet
12 11 (10.48%) IPsec
13 10 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (9.52%) SAN
13 10 (9.52%) SSH
14 9 (8.57%) Intrusion Detection
15 8 (7.62%) SSL
15 8 (7.62%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.95%) MySQL
1 1 (0.95%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.90%) JIRA
1 2 (1.90%) TeamCity
1 2 (1.90%) Vagrant
General
1 31 (29.52%) German Language
2 23 (21.90%) Digital Economy
2 23 (21.90%) French Language
3 7 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.81%) Finance
5 2 (1.90%) Electronics
5 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.90%) Marketing
6 1 (0.95%) Legal
6 1 (0.95%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (29.52%) Network Engineer
2 30 (28.57%) Security Engineer
3 23 (21.90%) Analyst
3 23 (21.90%) Security Analyst
3 23 (21.90%) Support Engineer
4 20 (19.05%) Blue Coat Analyst
4 20 (19.05%) Firewall Analyst
5 17 (16.19%) Senior Network Engineer
6 16 (15.24%) Network Support
6 16 (15.24%) Network Support Engineer
7 11 (10.48%) Linux Engineer
7 11 (10.48%) Senior Network Support
7 11 (10.48%) Senior Network Support Engineer
7 11 (10.48%) Senior Support Engineer
8 10 (9.52%) Network Security Engineer
9 8 (7.62%) Administrator
9 8 (7.62%) Security Manager
9 8 (7.62%) Security Support Engineer
9 8 (7.62%) SOC Manager
10 6 (5.71%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.76%) POSIX
2 3 (2.86%) Flash
2 3 (2.86%) HTML
2 3 (2.86%) HTML5
2 3 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.52%) Data Centre
1 10 (9.52%) Virtual Team
2 5 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (3.81%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (3.81%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (2.86%) Cyber Attack
4 3 (2.86%) DataPower
4 3 (2.86%) PKI
5 2 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.95%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.95%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 48 (45.71%) Unix
2 46 (43.81%) Linux
2 46 (43.81%) Windows
3 34 (32.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 33 (31.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (30.48%) Solaris
6 28 (26.67%) Windows 2000
7 8 (7.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.86%) CentOS
8 3 (2.86%) Ubuntu
8 3 (2.86%) Windows Server
8 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.90%) Kali Linux
9 2 (1.90%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.90%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.95%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.76%) ITIL
2 23 (21.90%) Risk Management
3 18 (17.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 15 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 14 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
6 13 (12.38%) Incident Management
6 13 (12.38%) Mentoring
7 12 (11.43%) Coaching
7 12 (11.43%) GAP Analysis
7 12 (11.43%) Service Delivery
7 12 (11.43%) Service Delivery Management
7 12 (11.43%) Statistics
7 12 (11.43%) Time Management
8 8 (7.62%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (7.62%) Analytics
8 8 (7.62%) Case Management
9 7 (6.67%) Project Management
10 6 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
12 4 (3.81%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.62%) Perl
2 6 (5.71%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.76%) Bash Shell
4 4 (3.81%) Python
4 4 (3.81%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.95%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (30.48%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (27.62%) CCNP
3 10 (9.52%) CCIE
3 10 (9.52%) JNCIA
4 9 (8.57%) Security Cleared
5 7 (6.67%) JNCIE
5 7 (6.67%) SC Cleared
6 6 (5.71%) Degree
7 5 (4.76%) CCSA
7 5 (4.76%) CCSE
7 5 (4.76%) CISSP
8 4 (3.81%) CCSP
8 4 (3.81%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (2.86%) CCNA
9 3 (2.86%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.90%) CCDA
10 2 (1.90%) CCDP
10 2 (1.90%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.95%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.95%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.29%) SLA
2 4 (3.81%) SAS 70
3 1 (0.95%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (10.48%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.71%) NFS
4 4 (3.81%) Firmware
5 3 (2.86%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.95%) vCloud
6 1 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.95%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.90%) Ansible
1 2 (1.90%) Backup Exec
1 2 (1.90%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (1.90%) Nagios
1 2 (1.90%) Nessus
1 2 (1.90%) NetBackup
1 2 (1.90%) Nmap
1 2 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.90%) Puppet
1 2 (1.90%) SCCM
1 2 (1.90%) SCOM
2 1 (0.95%) cPanel
2 1 (0.95%) Plesk
Vendors
1 98 (93.33%) Cisco
2 97 (92.38%) Juniper
3 77 (73.33%) CheckPoint
4 56 (53.33%) Palo Alto
5 53 (50.48%) Blue Coat
6 37 (35.24%) Crossbeam
7 34 (32.38%) Sourcefire
8 13 (12.38%) NetScout
9 10 (9.52%) Red Hat
10 9 (8.57%) VMware
11 8 (7.62%) McAfee
12 7 (6.67%) Microsoft
13 6 (5.71%) HP
13 6 (5.71%) NetApp
14 4 (3.81%) Nortel
14 4 (3.81%) Sun
15 2 (1.90%) Avaya
15 2 (1.90%) Citrix
15 2 (1.90%) Dell
15 2 (1.90%) EMC