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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 114 116 81
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -35
Permanent jobs citing F5 25 12 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.11% 0.57% 1.79%
As % of the Vendors category 2.18% 1.01% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 25 12 25
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
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
1147 1184 953
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 51.14% 56.62% 58.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1008 1061 785
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 21 November 2014.

F5 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 42 (100.00%) Cisco
2 40 (95.24%) Firewall
3 27 (64.29%) Juniper
4 25 (59.52%) ITIL
4 25 (59.52%) Wireless
5 23 (54.76%) Network Design
6 22 (52.38%) Finance
6 22 (52.38%) SC Cleared
6 22 (52.38%) Security Cleared
7 14 (33.33%) CheckPoint
8 7 (16.67%) Change Control
9 6 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (14.29%) Internet
9 6 (14.29%) Project Management
9 6 (14.29%) UNIX
9 6 (14.29%) Linux
9 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (11.90%) Solaris
10 5 (11.90%) Workflow
10 5 (11.90%) Supplier Management
10 5 (11.90%) Network Security
10 5 (11.90%) Broadband
10 5 (11.90%) VPN
10 5 (11.90%) SLA
10 5 (11.90%) Websense
10 5 (11.90%) Service Management
10 5 (11.90%) MPLS
10 5 (11.90%) Riverbed
10 5 (11.90%) SolarWinds
10 5 (11.90%) Multicast

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Communications & Networking
1 40 (95.24%) Firewall
2 25 (59.52%) Wireless
3 6 (14.29%) Internet
3 6 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (11.90%) VPN
4 5 (11.90%) Multicast
4 5 (11.90%) MPLS
4 5 (11.90%) Network Security
4 5 (11.90%) Broadband
5 1 (2.38%) LAN
5 1 (2.38%) WAN
5 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (2.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 22 (52.38%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (50.00%) Architect
1 21 (50.00%) Network Architect
2 15 (35.71%) Senior Network Architect
2 15 (35.71%) Senior Architect
3 12 (28.57%) Project Manager
4 5 (11.90%) Network Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Network Manager
5 4 (9.52%) Network Project Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Technical Project Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Technical Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Network Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Design Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Network Design Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Pre Sales Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) UNIX
1 6 (14.29%) Linux
2 5 (11.90%) Solaris
3 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (59.52%) ITIL
2 23 (54.76%) Network Design
3 7 (16.67%) Change Control
4 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (14.29%) Project Management
5 5 (11.90%) Service Management
5 5 (11.90%) Supplier Management
5 5 (11.90%) Workflow
6 4 (9.52%) Load Balancing
6 4 (9.52%) Coaching
6 4 (9.52%) Incident Management
6 4 (9.52%) Change Management
7 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.38%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (2.38%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 22 (52.38%) SC Cleared
1 22 (52.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) CCNP
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.38%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) ProxySG
1 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) Cisco
2 27 (64.29%) Juniper
3 14 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 5 (11.90%) Riverbed
4 5 (11.90%) SolarWinds
4 5 (11.90%) Websense
5 1 (2.38%) VMware
5 1 (2.38%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.38%) Sourcefire
5 1 (2.38%) CommVault
5 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.38%) EMC
5 1 (2.38%) McAfee
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