The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within F5 Networks, Inc.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 107 98 84
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -14
Permanent jobs citing F5 11 10 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.63% 0.61% 1.74%
As % of the Vendors category 1.35% 1.19% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 15
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £57,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,150 £71,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
F5
West Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
812 843 949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 46.29% 51.53% 56.79%
Number of salaries quoted 679 724 774
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £63,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing F5 across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

F5
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

F5 Salary Trend in Birmingham

F5
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing F5 across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

F5 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing F5 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 F5.

1 31 (100.00%) Cisco
2 29 (93.55%) Firewall
3 19 (61.29%) Juniper
4 18 (58.06%) Wireless
5 16 (51.61%) Finance
6 15 (48.39%) CheckPoint
6 15 (48.39%) Network Design
7 14 (45.16%) ITIL
8 13 (41.94%) Security Cleared
9 12 (38.71%) SC Cleared
9 12 (38.71%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (38.71%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (38.71%) CCNP
10 9 (29.03%) VPN
11 7 (22.58%) WAN
12 6 (19.35%) SLA
12 6 (19.35%) MPLS
12 6 (19.35%) Load Balancing
13 5 (16.13%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (16.13%) Riverbed
13 5 (16.13%) LAN
14 4 (12.90%) Broadband
14 4 (12.90%) CCNA
14 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
14 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
14 4 (12.90%) Service Management
14 4 (12.90%) Websense
14 4 (12.90%) SolarWinds
14 4 (12.90%) Supplier Management
15 3 (9.68%) Fortinet

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing F5 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 F5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 29 (93.55%) Firewall
2 18 (58.06%) Wireless
3 12 (38.71%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (29.03%) VPN
5 7 (22.58%) WAN
6 6 (19.35%) MPLS
7 5 (16.13%) LAN
7 5 (16.13%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (12.90%) Broadband
9 3 (9.68%) SSL
9 3 (9.68%) OSPF
9 3 (9.68%) IPsec
10 2 (6.45%) VLAN
10 2 (6.45%) Wireshark
10 2 (6.45%) BGP
10 2 (6.45%) DNS
10 2 (6.45%) DHCP
10 2 (6.45%) FWSM
10 2 (6.45%) Network Security
11 1 (3.23%) Wireless Security
General
1 16 (51.61%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Back Office
3 1 (3.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Architect
1 11 (35.48%) Network Architect
2 9 (29.03%) Senior Network Architect
2 9 (29.03%) Senior Architect
3 6 (19.35%) Network Consultant
3 6 (19.35%) Consultant
4 5 (16.13%) Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Network Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Project Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Sales Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) Network Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Network Project Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Security Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Network Security Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Implementation Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Technical Project Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Data Centre Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Technical Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) DTV
2 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) CentOS
2 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.23%) UNIX
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Network Design
2 14 (45.16%) ITIL
3 6 (19.35%) Load Balancing
4 4 (12.90%) Supplier Management
4 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (12.90%) Service Management
5 3 (9.68%) Change Control
6 2 (6.45%) Migration
6 2 (6.45%) ITIL V3
6 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.23%) B2B
7 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.23%) Project Management
7 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.23%) Workflow
7 1 (3.23%) Validation
7 1 (3.23%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.23%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) C
1 1 (3.23%) Perl
1 1 (3.23%) PHP
1 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (41.94%) Security Cleared
2 12 (38.71%) SC Cleared
2 12 (38.71%) CCNP
2 12 (38.71%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (12.90%) CCNA
4 2 (6.45%) CCSE
4 2 (6.45%) JNCIP
4 2 (6.45%) Degree
5 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.23%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) SLA
2 3 (9.68%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.23%) vSphere
1 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Nagios
1 1 (3.23%) Cacti
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (61.29%) Juniper
3 15 (48.39%) CheckPoint
4 5 (16.13%) Riverbed
5 4 (12.90%) SolarWinds
5 4 (12.90%) Websense
6 3 (9.68%) Fortinet
7 2 (6.45%) VMware
7 2 (6.45%) Sourcefire
7 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.23%) SAP
8 1 (3.23%) CommVault
8 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.23%) EMC
8 1 (3.23%) Citrix
8 1 (3.23%) Brocade
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