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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 105 110 74
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -36
Permanent jobs citing F5 25 12 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.21% 0.64% 2.03%
As % of the Vendors category 2.42% 1.08% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 25 11 29
Average salary £67,500 £72,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.89% +38.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £31,748
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
1031 1106 947
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 49.93% 58.83% 56.67%
Number of salaries quoted 933 963 818
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% -8.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 2014.

F5 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 43 (100.00%) Cisco
2 42 (97.67%) Firewall
3 26 (60.47%) Wireless
3 26 (60.47%) Juniper
4 25 (58.14%) ITIL
5 23 (53.49%) Network Design
6 22 (51.16%) Security Cleared
6 22 (51.16%) Finance
7 21 (48.84%) SC Cleared
8 16 (37.21%) CheckPoint
9 9 (20.93%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (18.60%) Change Control
11 7 (16.28%) Linux
11 7 (16.28%) VPN
11 7 (16.28%) MPLS
12 6 (13.95%) UNIX
12 6 (13.95%) Network Security
12 6 (13.95%) Project Management
12 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (13.95%) Riverbed
12 6 (13.95%) Internet
12 6 (13.95%) SLA
13 5 (11.63%) SolarWinds
13 5 (11.63%) Websense
13 5 (11.63%) Workflow
13 5 (11.63%) Service Management
13 5 (11.63%) Load Balancing
13 5 (11.63%) Supplier Management
13 5 (11.63%) Solaris
13 5 (11.63%) Multicast

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 1 (2.33%) MS Office
1 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 42 (97.67%) Firewall
2 26 (60.47%) Wireless
3 9 (20.93%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (16.28%) MPLS
4 7 (16.28%) VPN
5 6 (13.95%) Internet
5 6 (13.95%) Network Security
6 5 (11.63%) Multicast
6 5 (11.63%) Broadband
7 4 (9.30%) WAN
8 3 (6.98%) LAN
9 2 (4.65%) SSL
9 2 (4.65%) OSPF
9 2 (4.65%) BGP
9 2 (4.65%) VLAN
9 2 (4.65%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (2.33%) HSRP
10 1 (2.33%) GLBP
10 1 (2.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (2.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 22 (51.16%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.33%) Back Office
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) Architect
1 19 (44.19%) Network Architect
2 16 (37.21%) Senior Network Architect
2 16 (37.21%) Senior Architect
3 12 (27.91%) Project Manager
4 5 (11.63%) Network Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Network Project Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Network Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Network Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Security Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Network Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Project Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Network Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Linux
2 6 (13.95%) UNIX
3 5 (11.63%) Solaris
4 1 (2.33%) Windows
4 1 (2.33%) CentOS
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (58.14%) ITIL
2 23 (53.49%) Network Design
3 8 (18.60%) Change Control
4 6 (13.95%) Project Management
4 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (11.63%) Workflow
5 5 (11.63%) Service Management
5 5 (11.63%) Load Balancing
5 5 (11.63%) Supplier Management
6 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
6 4 (9.30%) Coaching
6 4 (9.30%) Change Management
7 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.33%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.33%) Migration
8 1 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.33%) Use Case
8 1 (2.33%) ITIL V3
8 1 (2.33%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) Perl
1 1 (2.33%) PHP
1 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 22 (51.16%) Security Cleared
2 21 (48.84%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) CCNP
3 3 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.33%) RHCE
4 1 (2.33%) PMP
4 1 (2.33%) CCSE
4 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.33%) JNCIP
4 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) ProxySG
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.33%) vSphere
1 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Nagios
1 1 (2.33%) Cacti
Vendors
1 43 (100.00%) Cisco
2 26 (60.47%) Juniper
3 16 (37.21%) CheckPoint
4 6 (13.95%) Riverbed
5 5 (11.63%) SolarWinds
5 5 (11.63%) Websense
6 2 (4.65%) VMware
6 2 (4.65%) Sourcefire
6 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.33%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.33%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.33%) McAfee
7 1 (2.33%) CommVault
7 1 (2.33%) EMC
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