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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 60 108 120
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +12
Permanent jobs citing F5 76 17 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.75% 0.84% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 7.44% 1.65% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 68 16 10
Average salary £55,250 £57,250 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.49% +23.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £44,490 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £67,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £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
1022 1030 1134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 50.47% 51.17% 55.40%
Number of salaries quoted 852 884 1008
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
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 3 August 2015.

F5 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 90 (98.90%) Cisco
2 73 (80.22%) Cisco Certification
3 60 (65.93%) CheckPoint
4 53 (58.24%) Juniper
5 50 (54.95%) CCNP
6 46 (50.55%) Firewall
7 39 (42.86%) OSPF
8 38 (41.76%) BGP
9 33 (36.26%) Riverbed
10 31 (34.07%) CCIE
11 28 (30.77%) MPLS
12 23 (25.27%) Cisco IOS
13 22 (24.18%) Load Balancing
14 19 (20.88%) CCNA
15 17 (18.68%) Service Delivery
16 16 (17.58%) WAN
16 16 (17.58%) Network Security
17 15 (16.48%) Network Design
17 15 (16.48%) Finance
17 15 (16.48%) LAN
18 14 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
19 13 (14.29%) Data Centre
19 13 (14.29%) HP
20 12 (13.19%) Linux
20 12 (13.19%) Wireless
21 11 (12.09%) Telecoms
21 11 (12.09%) VPN
22 10 (10.99%) IOS XR
22 10 (10.99%) NX-OS
23 9 (9.89%) McAfee

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (3.30%) MS Office
2 2 (2.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Summit
2 1 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 46 (50.55%) Firewall
2 39 (42.86%) OSPF
3 38 (41.76%) BGP
4 28 (30.77%) MPLS
5 23 (25.27%) Cisco IOS
6 16 (17.58%) Network Security
6 16 (17.58%) WAN
7 15 (16.48%) LAN
8 14 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (13.19%) Wireless
10 11 (12.09%) VPN
11 10 (10.99%) IOS XR
11 10 (10.99%) NX-OS
12 7 (7.69%) Wireless Security
12 7 (7.69%) IPsec
12 7 (7.69%) BIG-IP
12 7 (7.69%) EIGRP
13 6 (6.59%) DNS
13 6 (6.59%) Multicast
14 3 (3.30%) Structured Cabling
General
1 15 (16.48%) Finance
2 11 (12.09%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.49%) Marketing
4 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.10%) Banking
4 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.10%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 37 (40.66%) Network Engineer
2 26 (28.57%) Consultant
3 22 (24.18%) Architect
4 21 (23.08%) Network Architect
5 18 (19.78%) Network Consultant
6 17 (18.68%) Senior Consultant
7 12 (13.19%) Senior Network Consultant
8 10 (10.99%) Cisco Consultant
8 10 (10.99%) Senior Network Engineer
9 9 (9.89%) Network Analyst
9 9 (9.89%) Analyst
9 9 (9.89%) Senior Cisco Consultant
9 9 (9.89%) Cisco Engineer
9 9 (9.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 8 (8.79%) Technical Consultant
10 8 (8.79%) Cisco Network Consultant
11 7 (7.69%) Network Design Architect
11 7 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
11 7 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Engineer
11 7 (7.69%) Cisco Architect
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.10%) DTV
3 1 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.19%) Linux
2 5 (5.49%) UNIX
2 5 (5.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.18%) Load Balancing
2 17 (18.68%) Service Delivery
3 15 (16.48%) Network Design
4 7 (7.69%) Project Management
4 7 (7.69%) ITIL
4 7 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (6.59%) Change Control
6 5 (5.49%) Workflow
7 4 (4.40%) PRINCE2
7 4 (4.40%) Capacity Management
8 3 (3.30%) Network Architecture
9 2 (2.20%) PRINCE
10 1 (1.10%) Configuration Management
10 1 (1.10%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (1.10%) E-Commerce
10 1 (1.10%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (1.10%) B2B
10 1 (1.10%) Validation
10 1 (1.10%) Migration
10 1 (1.10%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 73 (80.22%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (54.95%) CCNP
3 31 (34.07%) CCIE
4 19 (20.88%) CCNA
5 8 (8.79%) CCDP
5 8 (8.79%) SC Cleared
5 8 (8.79%) Security Cleared
6 7 (7.69%) HP ASE
6 7 (7.69%) CCIP
7 5 (5.49%) CCSE
8 4 (4.40%) CCSA
9 2 (2.20%) JNCIP
9 2 (2.20%) Degree
9 2 (2.20%) PMP
9 2 (2.20%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (1.10%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.49%) PCI DSS
3 4 (4.40%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (7.69%) SELinux
Vendors
1 90 (98.90%) Cisco
2 60 (65.93%) CheckPoint
3 53 (58.24%) Juniper
4 33 (36.26%) Riverbed
5 13 (14.29%) HP
6 9 (9.89%) McAfee
7 7 (7.69%) VMware
7 7 (7.69%) Huawei
8 4 (4.40%) Microsoft
9 3 (3.30%) Sourcefire
10 2 (2.20%) Computacenter
10 2 (2.20%) Fortinet
10 2 (2.20%) EMC
11 1 (1.10%) Citrix
11 1 (1.10%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 1 (1.10%) Symantec
11 1 (1.10%) Brocade
11 1 (1.10%) SAP
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