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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 69 115 125
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +10
Permanent jobs citing F5 56 18 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.87% 0.81% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 5.82% 1.52% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 50 17 8
Average salary £55,500 £63,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.59% +49.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £46,092 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £72,200 £45,750
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
963 1185 1201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 49.36% 53.60% 55.22%
Number of salaries quoted 820 995 1084
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 3 September 2015.

F5 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 88 (98.88%) Cisco
2 69 (77.53%) Cisco Certification
3 57 (64.04%) CheckPoint
4 53 (59.55%) Juniper
5 46 (51.69%) CCNP
6 44 (49.44%) Firewall
7 38 (42.70%) OSPF
7 38 (42.70%) BGP
8 33 (37.08%) Riverbed
9 31 (34.83%) CCIE
10 28 (31.46%) MPLS
11 23 (25.84%) Cisco IOS
12 19 (21.35%) Load Balancing
13 18 (20.22%) Network Security
13 18 (20.22%) CCNA
14 17 (19.10%) Service Delivery
15 15 (16.85%) LAN
15 15 (16.85%) WAN
15 15 (16.85%) Cisco ASA
15 15 (16.85%) Network Design
16 14 (15.73%) Linux
16 14 (15.73%) Finance
17 13 (14.61%) HP
18 12 (13.48%) Wireless
18 12 (13.48%) Data Centre
19 11 (12.36%) McAfee
19 11 (12.36%) VPN
20 10 (11.24%) Telecoms
20 10 (11.24%) IOS XR
20 10 (11.24%) NX-OS

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 3 (3.37%) MS Office
2 2 (2.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Summit
2 1 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 44 (49.44%) Firewall
2 38 (42.70%) OSPF
2 38 (42.70%) BGP
3 28 (31.46%) MPLS
4 23 (25.84%) Cisco IOS
5 18 (20.22%) Network Security
6 15 (16.85%) Cisco ASA
6 15 (16.85%) LAN
6 15 (16.85%) WAN
7 12 (13.48%) Wireless
8 11 (12.36%) VPN
9 10 (11.24%) IOS XR
9 10 (11.24%) NX-OS
10 9 (10.11%) BIG-IP
11 7 (7.87%) Wireless Security
11 7 (7.87%) IPsec
11 7 (7.87%) EIGRP
12 6 (6.74%) DNS
12 6 (6.74%) Multicast
13 3 (3.37%) Structured Cabling
General
1 14 (15.73%) Finance
2 10 (11.24%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.62%) Marketing
4 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.12%) Banking
4 1 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.12%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 38 (42.70%) Network Engineer
2 24 (26.97%) Consultant
3 22 (24.72%) Architect
4 21 (23.60%) Network Architect
5 17 (19.10%) Senior Consultant
6 16 (17.98%) Network Consultant
7 12 (13.48%) Senior Network Consultant
8 10 (11.24%) Cisco Consultant
8 10 (11.24%) Senior Network Engineer
9 9 (10.11%) Senior Cisco Consultant
9 9 (10.11%) Cisco Engineer
9 9 (10.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 8 (8.99%) Network Analyst
10 8 (8.99%) Technical Consultant
10 8 (8.99%) Analyst
10 8 (8.99%) Cisco Network Consultant
11 7 (7.87%) Senior Cisco Engineer
11 7 (7.87%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
11 7 (7.87%) Network Design Architect
11 7 (7.87%) Cisco Architect
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.48%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.12%) DTV
2 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.73%) Linux
2 5 (5.62%) UNIX
2 5 (5.62%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.35%) Load Balancing
2 17 (19.10%) Service Delivery
3 15 (16.85%) Network Design
4 9 (10.11%) Risk Assessment
5 7 (7.87%) ITIL
6 6 (6.74%) Project Management
6 6 (6.74%) Change Control
7 5 (5.62%) Workflow
8 4 (4.49%) PRINCE2
8 4 (4.49%) Capacity Management
9 3 (3.37%) Network Architecture
10 2 (2.25%) PRINCE
11 1 (1.12%) Programme Management
11 1 (1.12%) Risk Analysis
11 1 (1.12%) Digital Marketing
11 1 (1.12%) Performance Management
11 1 (1.12%) Data Protection
11 1 (1.12%) E-Commerce
11 1 (1.12%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (1.12%) Validation
Qualifications
1 69 (77.53%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (51.69%) CCNP
3 31 (34.83%) CCIE
4 18 (20.22%) CCNA
5 8 (8.99%) CCDP
5 8 (8.99%) SC Cleared
5 8 (8.99%) Security Cleared
6 7 (7.87%) HP ASE
6 7 (7.87%) CCIP
7 5 (5.62%) CCSE
8 4 (4.49%) CCSA
9 2 (2.25%) JNCIP
9 2 (2.25%) PMP
9 2 (2.25%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (1.12%) Degree
10 1 (1.12%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.62%) PCI DSS
3 4 (4.49%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (10.11%) SELinux
Vendors
1 88 (98.88%) Cisco
2 57 (64.04%) CheckPoint
3 53 (59.55%) Juniper
4 33 (37.08%) Riverbed
5 13 (14.61%) HP
6 11 (12.36%) McAfee
7 9 (10.11%) VMware
8 7 (7.87%) Huawei
9 4 (4.49%) Microsoft
10 3 (3.37%) Sourcefire
11 2 (2.25%) Computacenter
11 2 (2.25%) EMC
12 1 (1.12%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 1 (1.12%) Symantec
12 1 (1.12%) SAP
12 1 (1.12%) Fortinet
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
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