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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 126 108 100
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -8
Permanent jobs citing F5 5 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.25% 0.94% 0.53%
As % of the Vendors category 0.56% 1.97% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 5 17 4
Average salary £50,000 £57,500 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% -20.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £37,500 £63,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £77,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
893 865 870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 43.90% 47.68% 57.85%
Number of salaries quoted 756 786 731
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 9 February 2016.

F5 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (91.67%) Firewall
3 8 (66.67%) Juniper
3 8 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (58.33%) Intel Security
5 6 (50.00%) VMware
5 6 (50.00%) Linux
5 6 (50.00%) SELinux
5 6 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (50.00%) BIG-IP
5 6 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (50.00%) Network Security
6 5 (41.67%) LAN
6 5 (41.67%) WAN
7 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
7 4 (33.33%) MPLS
7 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
8 3 (25.00%) OSPF
8 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (25.00%) CCNP
8 3 (25.00%) CCNA
9 2 (16.67%) VPN
9 2 (16.67%) HP
9 2 (16.67%) VoIP
9 2 (16.67%) Avaya
9 2 (16.67%) Project Management
9 2 (16.67%) Mitel
9 2 (16.67%) Wireless
10 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
10 1 (8.33%) Information Security

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 11 (91.67%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (50.00%) BIG-IP
3 6 (50.00%) Network Security
4 5 (41.67%) LAN
4 5 (41.67%) WAN
5 4 (33.33%) MPLS
6 3 (25.00%) OSPF
7 2 (16.67%) VoIP
7 2 (16.67%) VPN
7 2 (16.67%) Wireless
8 1 (8.33%) ADSL
8 1 (8.33%) BGP
8 1 (8.33%) Cisco Wireless
8 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
8 1 (8.33%) VPLS
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Network Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Network Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Security Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (8.33%) Malware Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Network Design
4 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (8.33%) SIEM
4 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (8.33%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (8.33%) Python
1 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CCNA
1 3 (25.00%) CCNP
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) SELinux
2 1 (8.33%) Nessus
2 1 (8.33%) Nexpose
2 1 (8.33%) Proventia
2 1 (8.33%) QRadar
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) Juniper
3 7 (58.33%) Intel Security
4 6 (50.00%) VMware
5 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 2 (16.67%) Avaya
6 2 (16.67%) HP
6 2 (16.67%) Mitel
7 1 (8.33%) Brocade
7 1 (8.33%) Citrix
7 1 (8.33%) Riverbed
7 1 (8.33%) ScanSafe