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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 105 110 92
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -18
Permanent jobs citing F5 21 4 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.19% 0.22% 1.30%
As % of the Vendors category 2.47% 0.47% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 20 4 12
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 £35,500 £54,550 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £60,850 £69,750
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
851 855 979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 48.08% 46.93% 57.93%
Number of salaries quoted 670 744 801
Average salary £40,000 £42,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.32% -6.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 22 May 2015.

F5 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 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 33 (100.00%) Cisco
2 26 (78.79%) Firewall
3 25 (75.76%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (66.67%) CCNP
5 19 (57.58%) Juniper
5 19 (57.58%) CheckPoint
6 13 (39.39%) VPN
7 12 (36.36%) Network Design
7 12 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (33.33%) WAN
8 11 (33.33%) CCNA
8 11 (33.33%) Finance
9 10 (30.30%) OSPF
10 9 (27.27%) Wireless
10 9 (27.27%) IPsec
10 9 (27.27%) BGP
10 9 (27.27%) MPLS
10 9 (27.27%) LAN
10 9 (27.27%) ITIL
11 8 (24.24%) Load Balancing
12 7 (21.21%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (21.21%) Riverbed
12 7 (21.21%) PCI DSS
12 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
12 7 (21.21%) Service Delivery
13 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
13 6 (18.18%) DNS
13 6 (18.18%) SLA
13 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
14 5 (15.15%) Capacity Management

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 5 (15.15%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 26 (78.79%) Firewall
2 13 (39.39%) VPN
3 12 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (33.33%) WAN
5 10 (30.30%) OSPF
6 9 (27.27%) Wireless
6 9 (27.27%) IPsec
6 9 (27.27%) BGP
6 9 (27.27%) MPLS
6 9 (27.27%) LAN
7 7 (21.21%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (18.18%) DNS
9 5 (15.15%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (12.12%) SSL
10 4 (12.12%) Network Security
11 3 (9.09%) Wireshark
11 3 (9.09%) FWSM
11 3 (9.09%) DHCP
11 3 (9.09%) SNA
11 3 (9.09%) Frame Relay
General
1 11 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Electronics
3 1 (3.03%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Consultant
2 10 (30.30%) Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) Network Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) Network Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) Network Architect
4 5 (15.15%) Architect
4 5 (15.15%) Network Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Sales Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Network Security Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Cisco Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Security Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Technical Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Network Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Network Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.03%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) CentOS
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Network Design
2 9 (27.27%) ITIL
3 8 (24.24%) Load Balancing
4 7 (21.21%) Service Delivery
5 5 (15.15%) Capacity Management
6 3 (9.09%) ITIL V3
6 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 3 (9.09%) Migration
7 2 (6.06%) Change Control
8 1 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (3.03%) Network Management
8 1 (3.03%) Use Case
8 1 (3.03%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.03%) B2B
8 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.03%) Project Management
8 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.03%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
1 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.03%) C
1 1 (3.03%) Perl
1 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (75.76%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (66.67%) CCNP
3 11 (33.33%) CCNA
4 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
5 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
6 4 (12.12%) CCIE
7 3 (9.09%) JNCIP
7 3 (9.09%) CCSE
8 2 (6.06%) CCIP
8 2 (6.06%) CCDP
8 2 (6.06%) Degree
9 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (3.03%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) PCI DSS
2 6 (18.18%) SLA
3 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) vSphere
1 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Cacti
1 1 (3.03%) Nagios
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (57.58%) Juniper
2 19 (57.58%) CheckPoint
3 7 (21.21%) Riverbed
4 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.12%) Sourcefire
4 4 (12.12%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.03%) Brocade
5 1 (3.03%) Citrix
5 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.03%) SAP
5 1 (3.03%) VMware
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