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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 104 104 80
Rank change year-on-year
0 -24
Permanent jobs citing F5 16 6 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.88% 0.40% 1.96%
As % of the Vendors category 1.83% 0.67% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 22
Average salary £65,000 £72,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.34% +38.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £65,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,000 £57,500
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
873 894 924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 48.26% 59.01% 55.00%
Number of salaries quoted 798 759 769
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

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 30 January 2015.

F5 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 36 (100.00%) Cisco
2 35 (97.22%) Firewall
3 24 (66.67%) Wireless
3 24 (66.67%) Juniper
4 21 (58.33%) ITIL
4 21 (58.33%) Network Design
5 19 (52.78%) Security Cleared
6 18 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 18 (50.00%) Finance
7 14 (38.89%) CheckPoint
8 11 (30.56%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (25.00%) VPN
10 7 (19.44%) MPLS
10 7 (19.44%) SLA
11 6 (16.67%) CCNP
11 6 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (16.67%) Riverbed
11 6 (16.67%) Change Control
12 5 (13.89%) SolarWinds
12 5 (13.89%) Network Security
12 5 (13.89%) Load Balancing
12 5 (13.89%) Supplier Management
12 5 (13.89%) WAN
12 5 (13.89%) Linux
12 5 (13.89%) Broadband
12 5 (13.89%) Service Management
12 5 (13.89%) Websense
12 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (11.11%) LAN
13 4 (11.11%) Internet

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (5.56%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 35 (97.22%) Firewall
2 24 (66.67%) Wireless
3 11 (30.56%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (25.00%) VPN
5 7 (19.44%) MPLS
6 5 (13.89%) Network Security
6 5 (13.89%) WAN
6 5 (13.89%) Broadband
7 4 (11.11%) LAN
7 4 (11.11%) Internet
8 3 (8.33%) SSL
8 3 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (8.33%) Multicast
9 2 (5.56%) FWSM
9 2 (5.56%) Wireshark
9 2 (5.56%) VLAN
9 2 (5.56%) IPsec
9 2 (5.56%) DHCP
9 2 (5.56%) DNS
9 2 (5.56%) OSPF
General
1 18 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Back Office
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Network Architect
1 16 (44.44%) Architect
2 15 (41.67%) Senior Network Architect
2 15 (41.67%) Senior Architect
3 7 (19.44%) Project Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Network Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Security Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Network Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Network Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Network Project Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Network Security Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Sales Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Project Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
1 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Linux
2 3 (8.33%) UNIX
2 3 (8.33%) Solaris
3 1 (2.78%) Windows
3 1 (2.78%) CentOS
3 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) ITIL
1 21 (58.33%) Network Design
2 6 (16.67%) Change Control
3 5 (13.89%) Load Balancing
3 5 (13.89%) Supplier Management
3 5 (13.89%) Service Management
3 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (8.33%) Project Management
4 3 (8.33%) Workflow
5 2 (5.56%) Coaching
5 2 (5.56%) ITIL V3
5 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.56%) Migration
5 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.56%) Change Management
5 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.78%) Use Case
6 1 (2.78%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (2.78%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) C
1 1 (2.78%) Perl
1 1 (2.78%) PHP
1 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 19 (52.78%) Security Cleared
2 18 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (16.67%) CCNP
3 6 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.56%) CCSE
4 2 (5.56%) JNCIP
5 1 (2.78%) RHCE
5 1 (2.78%) CCNA
5 1 (2.78%) Degree
5 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) SLA
2 2 (5.56%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) ProxySG
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.78%) vSphere
1 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Nagios
1 1 (2.78%) Cacti
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) Cisco
2 24 (66.67%) Juniper
3 14 (38.89%) CheckPoint
4 6 (16.67%) Riverbed
5 5 (13.89%) SolarWinds
5 5 (13.89%) Websense
6 3 (8.33%) Sourcefire
7 2 (5.56%) Fortinet
7 2 (5.56%) VMware
7 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.78%) McAfee
8 1 (2.78%) CommVault
8 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.78%) EMC
8 1 (2.78%) Blue Coat
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