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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 110 110 94
Rank change year-on-year
0 -16
Permanent jobs citing F5 15 7 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.82% 0.39% 1.30%
As % of the Vendors category 1.76% 0.83% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 9
Average salary £42,500 £57,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.43% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £57,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,200 £64,000 £56,000
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
853 844 985
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 46.87% 47.10% 58.15%
Number of salaries quoted 675 732 800
Average salary £40,000 £43,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.51% -3.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 4 May 2015.

F5 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 30 (100.00%) Cisco
2 29 (96.67%) Firewall
3 18 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (60.00%) CheckPoint
4 16 (53.33%) Juniper
5 15 (50.00%) CCNP
5 15 (50.00%) Network Design
6 14 (46.67%) Wireless
6 14 (46.67%) Finance
7 13 (43.33%) VPN
7 13 (43.33%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (40.00%) ITIL
9 10 (33.33%) WAN
9 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
10 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
11 8 (26.67%) IPsec
11 8 (26.67%) LAN
12 7 (23.33%) CCNA
12 7 (23.33%) SLA
12 7 (23.33%) Load Balancing
13 6 (20.00%) PCI DSS
13 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
14 5 (16.67%) DNS
14 5 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
15 4 (13.33%) Capacity Management
15 4 (13.33%) Fortinet
15 4 (13.33%) MS Office
15 4 (13.33%) SSL
15 4 (13.33%) MPLS
16 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 29 (96.67%) Firewall
2 14 (46.67%) Wireless
3 13 (43.33%) VPN
3 13 (43.33%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (33.33%) WAN
5 8 (26.67%) IPsec
5 8 (26.67%) LAN
6 5 (16.67%) DNS
6 5 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (13.33%) SSL
7 4 (13.33%) MPLS
8 3 (10.00%) OSPF
8 3 (10.00%) DHCP
8 3 (10.00%) Wireshark
8 3 (10.00%) Network Security
8 3 (10.00%) FWSM
9 2 (6.67%) VLAN
9 2 (6.67%) SNA
9 2 (6.67%) Broadband
9 2 (6.67%) BGP
General
1 14 (46.67%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Back Office
3 1 (3.33%) Electronics
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Network Analyst
1 9 (30.00%) Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) Architect
2 8 (26.67%) Network Architect
3 7 (23.33%) Network Consultant
3 7 (23.33%) Consultant
4 5 (16.67%) Senior Architect
4 5 (16.67%) Senior Network Architect
5 4 (13.33%) Sales Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Security Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Network Security Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Cisco Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Network Project Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Network Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Network Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Security Specialist
8 1 (3.33%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) DTV
2 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
1 1 (3.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Network Design
2 12 (40.00%) ITIL
3 7 (23.33%) Load Balancing
4 4 (13.33%) Capacity Management
5 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.00%) Migration
5 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (10.00%) ITIL V3
6 2 (6.67%) Change Control
6 2 (6.67%) Supplier Management
6 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.67%) Service Management
7 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.33%) Validation
7 1 (3.33%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.33%) Project Management
7 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.33%) B2B
7 1 (3.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) C
1 1 (3.33%) Perl
1 1 (3.33%) PHP
1 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (50.00%) CCNP
3 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
5 7 (23.33%) CCNA
6 3 (10.00%) CCSE
6 3 (10.00%) JNCIP
7 2 (6.67%) Degree
8 1 (3.33%) RHCE
8 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) SLA
2 6 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) vSphere
1 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Nagios
1 1 (3.33%) Cacti
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 16 (53.33%) Juniper
4 4 (13.33%) Fortinet
5 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (10.00%) Sourcefire
5 3 (10.00%) Riverbed
6 2 (6.67%) SolarWinds
6 2 (6.67%) Websense
7 1 (3.33%) VMware
7 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.33%) Citrix
7 1 (3.33%) SAP
7 1 (3.33%) Brocade
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