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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 83 109 113
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +4
Permanent jobs citing F5 56 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.78% 0.47% 0.73%
As % of the Vendors category 5.60% 1.01% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 54 9 10
Average salary £54,500 £57,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.38% +23.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £36,479 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £67,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +2.10%
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
1000 890 1090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 49.55% 46.92% 56.59%
Number of salaries quoted 819 779 935
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,587 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.96% -

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 7 July 2015.

F5 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 68 (100.00%) Cisco
2 57 (83.82%) Cisco Certification
3 46 (67.65%) CheckPoint
4 42 (61.76%) CCNP
5 41 (60.29%) Juniper
6 38 (55.88%) Firewall
7 31 (45.59%) OSPF
8 30 (44.12%) BGP
9 26 (38.24%) CCIE
9 26 (38.24%) Riverbed
10 22 (32.35%) MPLS
11 18 (26.47%) Cisco IOS
12 16 (23.53%) CCNA
13 15 (22.06%) Service Delivery
13 15 (22.06%) Load Balancing
14 14 (20.59%) Finance
15 12 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
15 12 (17.65%) Network Security
15 12 (17.65%) VPN
16 10 (14.71%) WAN
16 10 (14.71%) Data Centre
17 9 (13.24%) IOS XR
17 9 (13.24%) NX-OS
17 9 (13.24%) Network Design
17 9 (13.24%) LAN
18 8 (11.76%) IPsec
18 8 (11.76%) Linux
18 8 (11.76%) Telecoms
19 7 (10.29%) ITIL
19 7 (10.29%) HP

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 4 (5.88%) MS Office
2 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 38 (55.88%) Firewall
2 31 (45.59%) OSPF
3 30 (44.12%) BGP
4 22 (32.35%) MPLS
5 18 (26.47%) Cisco IOS
6 12 (17.65%) Network Security
6 12 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (17.65%) VPN
7 10 (14.71%) WAN
8 9 (13.24%) LAN
8 9 (13.24%) IOS XR
8 9 (13.24%) NX-OS
9 8 (11.76%) IPsec
10 7 (10.29%) DNS
11 6 (8.82%) EIGRP
11 6 (8.82%) Wireless
12 5 (7.35%) Multicast
13 3 (4.41%) Cisco Nexus
13 3 (4.41%) BIG-IP
13 3 (4.41%) Frame Relay
General
1 14 (20.59%) Finance
2 8 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.41%) Marketing
4 1 (1.47%) Electronics
4 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (36.76%) Consultant
2 24 (35.29%) Network Engineer
3 17 (25.00%) Network Consultant
4 15 (22.06%) Senior Consultant
5 12 (17.65%) Architect
5 12 (17.65%) Network Architect
6 10 (14.71%) Senior Network Consultant
7 9 (13.24%) Analyst
7 9 (13.24%) Network Analyst
7 9 (13.24%) Senior Network Engineer
8 8 (11.76%) Technical Consultant
8 8 (11.76%) Senior Cisco Consultant
8 8 (11.76%) Cisco Consultant
9 7 (10.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 7 (10.29%) Cisco Engineer
10 6 (8.82%) Security Architect
10 6 (8.82%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 6 (8.82%) Network Security Architect
10 6 (8.82%) Cisco Network Consultant
10 6 (8.82%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.47%) DTV
2 1 (1.47%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.76%) Linux
2 5 (7.35%) UNIX
2 5 (7.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.06%) Service Delivery
1 15 (22.06%) Load Balancing
2 9 (13.24%) Network Design
3 7 (10.29%) ITIL
4 6 (8.82%) Project Management
4 6 (8.82%) Change Control
5 5 (7.35%) Capacity Management
5 5 (7.35%) Workflow
6 3 (4.41%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (4.41%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.94%) E-Commerce
7 2 (2.94%) PRINCE
7 2 (2.94%) Migration
7 2 (2.94%) ITIL V3
7 2 (2.94%) Network Architecture
8 1 (1.47%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.47%) Network Management
8 1 (1.47%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.47%) Validation
8 1 (1.47%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.47%) C
Qualifications
1 57 (83.82%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (61.76%) CCNP
3 26 (38.24%) CCIE
4 16 (23.53%) CCNA
5 6 (8.82%) SC Cleared
5 6 (8.82%) Security Cleared
6 5 (7.35%) CCDP
6 5 (7.35%) CCIP
7 4 (5.88%) CCSE
8 2 (2.94%) JNCIP
8 2 (2.94%) PMP
8 2 (2.94%) PMI Certification
8 2 (2.94%) CCSA
9 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.47%) Degree
9 1 (1.47%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) PCI DSS
2 5 (7.35%) SLA
3 3 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) SELinux
Vendors
1 68 (100.00%) Cisco
2 46 (67.65%) CheckPoint
3 41 (60.29%) Juniper
4 26 (38.24%) Riverbed
5 7 (10.29%) HP
6 4 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.88%) Sourcefire
7 3 (4.41%) Fortinet
7 3 (4.41%) McAfee
7 3 (4.41%) VMware
8 1 (1.47%) SAP
8 1 (1.47%) Citrix
8 1 (1.47%) Huawei
8 1 (1.47%) Brocade
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