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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 194 152 203
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +51
Permanent jobs citing F5 44 84 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.72% 1.42% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 1.56% 2.94% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 30 76 16
Median salary £47,500 £54,500 £57,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.84% -4.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £44,490
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
2823 2857 2530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.08% 48.28% 48.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2058 2334 2109
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,175 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing F5 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -50 25 £45,000 -18.91%
Worcestershire - 8 £47,500 -
Coventry - 6 £65,000 - 2
Warwickshire +8 2 £45,000 -
Solihull +12 1 £34,000 +4.61%
Shropshire -17 1 £60,000 +20.00% 1
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT jobs citing F5 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for F5.

1 62 (96.88%) Cisco
2 51 (79.69%) Firewall
3 50 (78.13%) Cisco Certification
4 37 (57.81%) WAN
5 36 (56.25%) CCNP
6 35 (54.69%) VPN
7 32 (50.00%) LAN
8 25 (39.06%) ITIL
8 25 (39.06%) Load Balancing
9 24 (37.50%) Juniper
10 22 (34.38%) MPLS
10 22 (34.38%) Data Centre
11 20 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
11 20 (31.25%) BGP
11 20 (31.25%) VoIP
11 20 (31.25%) CCIE
12 18 (28.13%) Project Management
13 16 (25.00%) EIGRP
13 16 (25.00%) OSPF
13 16 (25.00%) CheckPoint
14 15 (23.44%) Wireless
15 13 (20.31%) DNS
15 13 (20.31%) DHCP
15 13 (20.31%) Fortinet
16 12 (18.75%) Palo Alto
16 12 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
16 12 (18.75%) CCNA
17 11 (17.19%) Service Management
17 11 (17.19%) SolarWinds
17 11 (17.19%) Cisco Wireless

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.56%) MS Office
3 1 (1.56%) MS Project
3 1 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.94%) IaaS
1 7 (10.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (79.69%) Firewall
2 37 (57.81%) WAN
3 35 (54.69%) VPN
4 32 (50.00%) LAN
5 22 (34.38%) MPLS
6 20 (31.25%) BGP
6 20 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
6 20 (31.25%) VoIP
7 16 (25.00%) EIGRP
7 16 (25.00%) OSPF
8 15 (23.44%) Wireless
9 13 (20.31%) DHCP
9 13 (20.31%) DNS
10 12 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (17.19%) Cisco Wireless
12 9 (14.06%) SSL
12 9 (14.06%) VPLS
13 8 (12.50%) TCP/IP
14 7 (10.94%) Network Security
14 7 (10.94%) SAN
General
1 6 (9.38%) Publishing
2 4 (6.25%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (1.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (46.88%) Network Engineer
2 14 (21.88%) Analyst
2 14 (21.88%) Senior Network Engineer
3 13 (20.31%) Network Support
4 12 (18.75%) Network Analyst
4 12 (18.75%) Network Support Analyst
4 12 (18.75%) Support Analyst
5 7 (10.94%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (10.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 7 (10.94%) Cisco Support
6 6 (9.38%) Cisco Analyst
6 6 (9.38%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 6 (9.38%) Consultant
6 6 (9.38%) Network Consultant
6 6 (9.38%) Technical Specialist
7 5 (7.81%) Senior Consultant
7 5 (7.81%) Senior Network Consultant
8 4 (6.25%) Network Manager
9 3 (4.69%) Senior Network Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) WAP
1 1 (1.56%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (34.38%) Data Centre
2 9 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.94%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (9.38%) CMDB
4 6 (9.38%) Computer Science
5 4 (6.25%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.56%) Handset
6 1 (1.56%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.13%) Windows
2 1 (1.56%) Linux
2 1 (1.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.06%) ITIL
1 25 (39.06%) Load Balancing
2 18 (28.13%) Project Management
3 11 (17.19%) Service Management
4 9 (14.06%) Information Security
5 7 (10.94%) Presales
6 6 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (9.38%) ITIL V3
6 6 (9.38%) Line Management
6 6 (9.38%) PRINCE2
6 6 (9.38%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (9.38%) Service Delivery
6 6 (9.38%) Software Engineering
7 5 (7.81%) Document Management
7 5 (7.81%) Network Design
7 5 (7.81%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (7.81%) Process Improvement
7 5 (7.81%) Requirements Engineering
8 3 (4.69%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.69%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.13%) C
1 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
1 2 (3.13%) Python
1 2 (3.13%) VB
2 1 (1.56%) Perl
2 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 50 (78.13%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (56.25%) CCNP
3 20 (31.25%) CCIE
4 12 (18.75%) CCNA
5 8 (12.50%) CISSP
6 6 (9.38%) Degree
6 6 (9.38%) PMI Certification
6 6 (9.38%) PMP
7 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
7 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.56%) CCDP
8 1 (1.56%) CEH
8 1 (1.56%) GIAC
8 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.56%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.56%) JNCIE
8 1 (1.56%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.56%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.56%) ISO27002
System Software
1 9 (14.06%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.94%) Hyper-V
2 7 (10.94%) vSphere
2 7 (10.94%) XenApp
2 7 (10.94%) XenDesktop
3 5 (7.81%) Firmware
4 2 (3.13%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (14.06%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.13%) Nessus
2 2 (3.13%) Nexpose
2 2 (3.13%) Proventia
2 2 (3.13%) QRadar
3 1 (1.56%) Cacti
3 1 (1.56%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.56%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.56%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 62 (96.88%) Cisco
2 24 (37.50%) Juniper
3 16 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 13 (20.31%) Fortinet
5 12 (18.75%) Palo Alto
6 11 (17.19%) SolarWinds
7 10 (15.63%) Citrix
7 10 (15.63%) Riverbed
8 8 (12.50%) EMC
9 7 (10.94%) Brocade
10 6 (9.38%) HP
10 6 (9.38%) Intel Security
11 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
12 2 (3.13%) ScanSafe
13 1 (1.56%) CA
13 1 (1.56%) IBM
13 1 (1.56%) Imperva
13 1 (1.56%) NetIQ
13 1 (1.56%) Nokia
13 1 (1.56%) Symantec
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