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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
England / West Midlands
Rank 181 196 191
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -5
Permanent jobs citing F5 33 20 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.68% 0.38% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 1.48% 0.87% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 32 18 24
Median salary £47,500 £46,750 £61,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.60% -23.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,000 £37,650
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,500 £71,750
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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
2228 2300 2365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 45.77% 44.18% 46.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1682 1906 2099
Median salary £42,500 £40,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +5.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,507 £26,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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
Herefordshire - 15 £45,000 -
Coventry +17 6 £47,000 +2.17% 2
Worcestershire - 6 £47,500 - 1
Birmingham +4 5 £48,000 +3.22%
Solihull -7 1 £37,500 -17.58% 1
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 75 (100.00%) Cisco
2 71 (94.67%) Firewall
3 66 (88.00%) Cisco Certification
4 57 (76.00%) WAN
5 44 (58.67%) CCNA
6 37 (49.33%) CCNP
7 34 (45.33%) LAN
8 32 (42.67%) CheckPoint
9 31 (41.33%) Load Balancing
10 29 (38.67%) Project Management
11 28 (37.33%) Data Centre
12 27 (36.00%) Juniper
13 26 (34.67%) Cisco Nexus
14 24 (32.00%) Cisco ASA
14 24 (32.00%) DNS
14 24 (32.00%) Service Delivery
15 23 (30.67%) Fortinet
15 23 (30.67%) MPLS
15 23 (30.67%) Line Management
16 22 (29.33%) HP
16 22 (29.33%) Brocade
17 21 (28.00%) VPN
18 20 (26.67%) CCIE
18 20 (26.67%) OSPF
19 19 (25.33%) DHCP
19 19 (25.33%) Network Security
20 18 (24.00%) SC Cleared
20 18 (24.00%) Security Cleared
20 18 (24.00%) ITIL
20 18 (24.00%) Finance

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 1 (1.33%) CMS
1 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.67%) IaaS
1 5 (6.67%) SaaS
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (94.67%) Firewall
2 57 (76.00%) WAN
3 34 (45.33%) LAN
4 26 (34.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 24 (32.00%) Cisco ASA
5 24 (32.00%) DNS
6 23 (30.67%) MPLS
7 21 (28.00%) VPN
8 20 (26.67%) OSPF
9 19 (25.33%) DHCP
9 19 (25.33%) Network Security
10 17 (22.67%) Cisco IOS
11 15 (20.00%) BGP-4
11 15 (20.00%) DMVPN
11 15 (20.00%) HSRP
11 15 (20.00%) IPv6
12 13 (17.33%) TCP/IP
12 13 (17.33%) VoIP
13 10 (13.33%) ADSL
13 10 (13.33%) PSTN
General
1 18 (24.00%) Finance
2 13 (17.33%) Retail
3 11 (14.67%) Publishing
4 3 (4.00%) Marketing
5 2 (2.67%) Banking
6 1 (1.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 36 (48.00%) Network Engineer
2 16 (21.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 15 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 15 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 15 (20.00%) Network Specialist
4 14 (18.67%) Technical Specialist
5 10 (13.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 10 (13.33%) Network Security Engineer
5 10 (13.33%) Security Engineer
5 10 (13.33%) Switch Engineer
6 7 (9.33%) Data Centre Specialist
7 4 (5.33%) Consultant
7 4 (5.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 4 (5.33%) Senior Network Specialist
7 4 (5.33%) Technical Manager
8 3 (4.00%) Lead Network Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.00%) Senior Technical Specialist
8 3 (4.00%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
8 3 (4.00%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.33%) OAuth
2 1 (1.33%) OpenID
2 1 (1.33%) SailPoint
2 1 (1.33%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (37.33%) Data Centre
2 11 (14.67%) CMDB
2 11 (14.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.33%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.67%) EPoS
4 2 (2.67%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.67%) Windows
2 4 (5.33%) Windows 10
2 4 (5.33%) Windows 7
2 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (4.00%) Linux
3 3 (4.00%) Solaris
3 3 (4.00%) Unix
4 1 (1.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (41.33%) Load Balancing
2 29 (38.67%) Project Management
3 24 (32.00%) Service Delivery
4 23 (30.67%) Line Management
5 18 (24.00%) ITIL
6 15 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 14 (18.67%) ITIL V3
8 13 (17.33%) Presales
8 13 (17.33%) Service Management
9 11 (14.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (14.67%) Gantt Chart
9 11 (14.67%) Requirements Analysis
9 11 (14.67%) Software Engineering
10 6 (8.00%) Change Control
11 4 (5.33%) Network Monitoring
11 4 (5.33%) Threat Analysis
11 4 (5.33%) Workflow
12 3 (4.00%) Case Management
12 3 (4.00%) Contingency Planning
12 3 (4.00%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 66 (88.00%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (58.67%) CCNA
3 37 (49.33%) CCNP
4 20 (26.67%) CCIE
5 18 (24.00%) SC Cleared
5 18 (24.00%) Security Cleared
6 14 (18.67%) PMI Certification
6 14 (18.67%) PMP
7 12 (16.00%) Degree
8 3 (4.00%) CCDP
9 2 (2.67%) CCDA
9 2 (2.67%) CCSP
10 1 (1.33%) CCSA
10 1 (1.33%) CCSE
10 1 (1.33%) CISSP
10 1 (1.33%) JNCIE
10 1 (1.33%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (22.67%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.00%) SLA
3 2 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.33%) GPG13
4 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (5.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.33%) vSphere
2 4 (5.33%) XenApp
2 4 (5.33%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (5.33%) Cisco UCCE
1 4 (5.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 75 (100.00%) Cisco
2 32 (42.67%) CheckPoint
3 27 (36.00%) Juniper
4 23 (30.67%) Fortinet
5 22 (29.33%) Brocade
5 22 (29.33%) HP
6 15 (20.00%) Cyberoam
7 11 (14.67%) Huawei
8 6 (8.00%) Palo Alto
9 5 (6.67%) EMC
9 5 (6.67%) Microsoft
10 4 (5.33%) Citrix
11 3 (4.00%) VMware
12 2 (2.67%) Intel Security
13 1 (1.33%) Avaya
13 1 (1.33%) Blue Coat
13 1 (1.33%) CA
13 1 (1.33%) Computacenter
13 1 (1.33%) IBM
13 1 (1.33%) Symantec
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £48000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £38,000 to £58,000 per annum 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago