The table below looks at the statistics for BIG-IP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 125 - 131
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 7 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.35% - 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.69% - 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 3
Average salary £35,000 - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £52,500 £49,750
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.52%
BIG-IP
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
415 338 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.46% 16.98% 15.26%
Number of salaries quoted 380 281 284
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,000 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BIG-IP across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BIG-IP Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

BIG-IP
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

BIG-IP Salary Trend in Birmingham

BIG-IP
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing BIG-IP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BIG-IP.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Juniper
1 7 (100.00%) McAfee
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 7 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (100.00%) Network Security
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (100.00%) F5
1 7 (100.00%) SELinux

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing BIG-IP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BIG-IP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Network Security
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) SELinux
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Juniper
1 7 (100.00%) McAfee
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) F5