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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 174 203 176
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -27
Permanent jobs citing F5 36 6 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.68% 0.11% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 1.44% 0.24% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 28 4 14
Average salary £46,250 £57,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.85% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,900 £54,550 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £60,850 £69,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +2.10%
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
2500 2455 2566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.39% 46.51% 50.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2074 2051 2068
Average salary £38,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,800 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +6 28 £45,500 -20.17% 4
Warwickshire - 4 - - 2
Herefordshire - 3 £50,000 -
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 47 (95.92%) Cisco
2 35 (71.43%) Firewall
3 33 (67.35%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (55.10%) CCNP
5 26 (53.06%) CheckPoint
6 24 (48.98%) Juniper
7 16 (32.65%) VPN
7 16 (32.65%) Finance
8 15 (30.61%) WAN
9 14 (28.57%) CCNA
9 14 (28.57%) OSPF
9 14 (28.57%) Load Balancing
9 14 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (26.53%) Data Centre
11 12 (24.49%) ITIL
12 11 (22.45%) DNS
12 11 (22.45%) BGP
12 11 (22.45%) MPLS
12 11 (22.45%) Service Delivery
12 11 (22.45%) Network Design
13 9 (18.37%) Wireless
13 9 (18.37%) IPsec
13 9 (18.37%) Telecoms
13 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
14 8 (16.33%) Riverbed
14 8 (16.33%) Fortinet
14 8 (16.33%) Network Security
14 8 (16.33%) SC Cleared
14 8 (16.33%) LAN
15 7 (14.29%) Linux

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (6.12%) Apache
1 3 (6.12%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Office
2 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Summit
2 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 35 (71.43%) Firewall
2 16 (32.65%) VPN
3 15 (30.61%) WAN
4 14 (28.57%) OSPF
4 14 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (22.45%) DNS
5 11 (22.45%) BGP
5 11 (22.45%) MPLS
6 9 (18.37%) Wireless
6 9 (18.37%) IPsec
7 8 (16.33%) Network Security
7 8 (16.33%) LAN
8 7 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (10.20%) NetScaler
10 4 (8.16%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (8.16%) SSL
11 3 (6.12%) VoIP
11 3 (6.12%) DHCP
11 3 (6.12%) SNA
11 3 (6.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) MySQL
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (32.65%) Finance
2 9 (18.37%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.12%) Marketing
4 2 (4.08%) Billing
5 1 (2.04%) Electronics
5 1 (2.04%) Back Office
5 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (28.57%) Consultant
2 11 (22.45%) Architect
3 10 (20.41%) Network Consultant
4 9 (18.37%) Analyst
4 9 (18.37%) Network Engineer
4 9 (18.37%) Network Analyst
5 7 (14.29%) Network Architect
6 5 (10.20%) Security Consultant
6 5 (10.20%) Network Security Consultant
7 4 (8.16%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (8.16%) Sales Consultant
8 3 (6.12%) Project Manager
8 3 (6.12%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (6.12%) Service Manager
8 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (6.12%) Telecoms Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Security Architect
8 3 (6.12%) Cisco Network Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Cisco Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Network Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) Data Centre
2 6 (12.24%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.12%) EqualLogic
5 2 (4.08%) SecurID
5 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.04%) DTV
6 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (6.12%) UNIX
2 3 (6.12%) Windows
2 3 (6.12%) Solaris
2 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.04%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 12 (24.49%) ITIL
3 11 (22.45%) Service Delivery
3 11 (22.45%) Network Design
4 6 (12.24%) Project Management
5 5 (10.20%) Network Management
5 5 (10.20%) Change Control
5 5 (10.20%) Capacity Management
6 4 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.12%) B2B
7 3 (6.12%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.12%) Workflow
7 3 (6.12%) Migration
7 3 (6.12%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (6.12%) ITIL V3
8 2 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.08%) Line Management
8 2 (4.08%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.16%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.04%) C
2 1 (2.04%) Perl
2 1 (2.04%) PHP
2 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 33 (67.35%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (55.10%) CCNP
3 14 (28.57%) CCNA
4 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
5 8 (16.33%) SC Cleared
6 7 (14.29%) CCIE
7 4 (8.16%) Degree
7 4 (8.16%) CCSE
8 3 (6.12%) JNCIP
9 2 (4.08%) PMP
9 2 (4.08%) PMI Certification
9 2 (4.08%) CCDP
9 2 (4.08%) CCIP
10 1 (2.04%) ISEB
10 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (2.04%) RHCE
10 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (2.04%) CCSA
10 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) SLA
1 7 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.12%) VMware ESX
1 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (6.12%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.04%) vSphere
2 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Nagios
1 1 (2.04%) Cacti
Vendors
1 47 (95.92%) Cisco
2 26 (53.06%) CheckPoint
3 24 (48.98%) Juniper
4 8 (16.33%) Riverbed
4 8 (16.33%) Fortinet
5 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 6 (12.24%) VMware
7 5 (10.20%) Citrix
7 5 (10.20%) Sourcefire
8 4 (8.16%) Red Hat
8 4 (8.16%) HP
9 3 (6.12%) Dell
9 3 (6.12%) McAfee
9 3 (6.12%) Brocade
10 2 (4.08%) Aruba
10 2 (4.08%) Computacenter
10 2 (4.08%) EMC
10 2 (4.08%) BMC
11 1 (2.04%) SAP
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Accenture
Salary: From £31,500 to £39,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £80k Package + Excellent company benefits.
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Comprehensive flexible benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
West Midlands
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 18 days ago