The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 153 202 184
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -18
Permanent jobs citing F5 70 10 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.20% 0.19% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 2.52% 0.39% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 63 8 13
Average salary £54,000 £57,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.67% +20.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £48,394 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%
F5
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2773 2544 2690
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.67% 47.08% 49.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2281 2125 2208
Average salary £40,000 £39,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.62% -0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

F5
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

F5 Salary Trend in the West Midlands

F5
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing F5 across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

F5 Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

F5
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +41 57 £54,000 -5.67% 2
Herefordshire - 3 £50,000 -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Solihull - 2 £31,250 -
Shropshire -9 1 £50,000 - 1
Staffordshire - 1 - - 1
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the West 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 83 (97.65%) Cisco
2 63 (74.12%) Cisco Certification
3 50 (58.82%) CheckPoint
4 49 (57.65%) Firewall
5 48 (56.47%) Juniper
6 47 (55.29%) CCNP
7 36 (42.35%) OSPF
8 31 (36.47%) BGP
9 27 (31.76%) Riverbed
10 26 (30.59%) CCIE
11 25 (29.41%) MPLS
12 22 (25.88%) Load Balancing
13 20 (23.53%) CCNA
14 19 (22.35%) Cisco IOS
14 19 (22.35%) Cisco ASA
15 18 (21.18%) Service Delivery
15 18 (21.18%) WAN
16 16 (18.82%) Finance
16 16 (18.82%) Data Centre
17 15 (17.65%) VPN
18 14 (16.47%) Network Security
19 12 (14.12%) Telecoms
20 11 (12.94%) DNS
20 11 (12.94%) Linux
21 10 (11.76%) ITIL
21 10 (11.76%) LAN
21 10 (11.76%) Project Management
21 10 (11.76%) McAfee
21 10 (11.76%) Fortinet
22 9 (10.59%) IOS XR

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the West 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.53%) IIS
1 3 (3.53%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (4.71%) MS Office
2 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Summit
2 1 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 49 (57.65%) Firewall
2 36 (42.35%) OSPF
3 31 (36.47%) BGP
4 25 (29.41%) MPLS
5 19 (22.35%) Cisco IOS
5 19 (22.35%) Cisco ASA
6 18 (21.18%) WAN
7 15 (17.65%) VPN
8 14 (16.47%) Network Security
9 11 (12.94%) DNS
10 10 (11.76%) LAN
11 9 (10.59%) IOS XR
11 9 (10.59%) NX-OS
12 8 (9.41%) IPsec
13 7 (8.24%) EIGRP
13 7 (8.24%) NetScaler
14 6 (7.06%) VoIP
14 6 (7.06%) Wireless
15 5 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
15 5 (5.88%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.53%) MySQL
1 3 (3.53%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (18.82%) Finance
2 12 (14.12%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.53%) Marketing
4 2 (2.35%) Billing
5 1 (1.18%) French Language
5 1 (1.18%) German Language
5 1 (1.18%) Electronics
5 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (34.12%) Network Engineer
2 27 (31.76%) Consultant
3 19 (22.35%) Architect
3 19 (22.35%) Network Consultant
4 15 (17.65%) Senior Consultant
5 12 (14.12%) Network Architect
6 10 (11.76%) Senior Network Consultant
6 10 (11.76%) Security Architect
7 9 (10.59%) Senior Network Engineer
7 9 (10.59%) Analyst
7 9 (10.59%) Network Analyst
8 8 (9.41%) Technical Consultant
8 8 (9.41%) Senior Cisco Consultant
8 8 (9.41%) Cisco Consultant
9 7 (8.24%) Cisco Engineer
9 7 (8.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 6 (7.06%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 6 (7.06%) Network Security Architect
10 6 (7.06%) Cisco Network Consultant
10 6 (7.06%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.82%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.41%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.53%) EqualLogic
5 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.35%) SecurID
6 1 (1.18%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.18%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.94%) Linux
2 5 (5.88%) UNIX
2 5 (5.88%) Solaris
3 3 (3.53%) Windows
3 3 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.88%) Load Balancing
2 18 (21.18%) Service Delivery
3 10 (11.76%) ITIL
3 10 (11.76%) Project Management
4 9 (10.59%) Network Design
5 7 (8.24%) Network Management
6 6 (7.06%) Change Control
6 6 (7.06%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (5.88%) Workflow
7 5 (5.88%) Capacity Management
7 5 (5.88%) Configuration Management
7 5 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (4.71%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (3.53%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (3.53%) B2B
9 3 (3.53%) PRINCE2
10 2 (2.35%) E-Commerce
10 2 (2.35%) PRINCE
10 2 (2.35%) Service Management
10 2 (2.35%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.53%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.18%) C
Qualifications
1 63 (74.12%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (55.29%) CCNP
3 26 (30.59%) CCIE
4 20 (23.53%) CCNA
5 8 (9.41%) SC Cleared
5 8 (9.41%) Security Cleared
6 5 (5.88%) Degree
6 5 (5.88%) CCDP
6 5 (5.88%) CCIP
7 4 (4.71%) CCSE
8 2 (2.35%) JNCIP
8 2 (2.35%) PMP
8 2 (2.35%) PMI Certification
8 2 (2.35%) CCSA
9 1 (1.18%) HP ASE
9 1 (1.18%) ISEB
9 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.41%) SLA
2 7 (8.24%) PCI DSS
3 4 (4.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (3.53%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.53%) VMware ESX
1 3 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (3.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) SELinux
2 1 (1.18%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 83 (97.65%) Cisco
2 50 (58.82%) CheckPoint
3 48 (56.47%) Juniper
4 27 (31.76%) Riverbed
5 10 (11.76%) Fortinet
5 10 (11.76%) McAfee
6 9 (10.59%) HP
7 8 (9.41%) VMware
7 8 (9.41%) Sourcefire
8 7 (8.24%) Microsoft
8 7 (8.24%) Citrix
9 5 (5.88%) Brocade
10 3 (3.53%) Dell
10 3 (3.53%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.35%) Computacenter
11 2 (2.35%) EMC
11 2 (2.35%) BMC
11 2 (2.35%) Aruba
12 1 (1.18%) SAP
12 1 (1.18%) Huawei
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