The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Midlands region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within F5 Networks, Inc.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 22 28 40
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +12
Permanent jobs citing F5 1 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.70% 2.44% 1.23%
As % of the Vendors category 2.13% 4.61% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 3
Average salary £55,500 £75,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.00% +36.36%
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.05% -5.00%
Vendors Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
47 152 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 33.10% 52.96% 73.36%
Number of salaries quoted 35 120 158
Average salary £47,500 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
F5
England

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing F5 across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

F5
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing F5 across the Midlands region.

F5 Salary Trend in the Midlands

F5
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 6 (100.00%) Cognos Impromptu
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) VPN
1 6 (100.00%) SSL
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) Juniper
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 6 (100.00%) McAfee
1 6 (100.00%) Project Management
1 6 (100.00%) Websense
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) IPsec
1 6 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 6 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 6 (100.00%) IronPort
1 6 (100.00%) Network Security
1 6 (100.00%) TippingPoint
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 6 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 6 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 6 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 6 (100.00%) Sourcefire
2 5 (83.33%) SAN

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) VPN
1 6 (100.00%) SSL
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) IPsec
1 6 (100.00%) Network Security
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 6 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 6 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 5 (83.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Cognos Impromptu
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Consultant
1 6 (100.00%) Security Consultant
1 6 (100.00%) Technical Consultant
2 4 (66.67%) Technical Security Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Security Technical Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Network Security Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Network Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Security Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Project Management
1 6 (100.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) Juniper
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) McAfee
1 6 (100.00%) Websense
1 6 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 6 (100.00%) Sourcefire
1 6 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 6 (100.00%) IronPort
1 6 (100.00%) TippingPoint