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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 183 152 168
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +16
Permanent jobs citing F5 21 40 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.42% 0.93% 0.73%
As % of the Vendors category 0.90% 1.86% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 21 12 24
Average salary £57,500 £51,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.65% -1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £47,000 £38,612
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
2344 2146 2342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.98% 49.68% 49.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2080 1718 1961
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 0 16 £65,000 -10.34% 2
Solihull +5 3 £40,000 -33.33%
Warwickshire - 1 £32,000 -
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 64 (98.46%) Cisco
2 63 (96.92%) Firewall
3 43 (66.15%) Juniper
4 42 (64.62%) ITIL
5 40 (61.54%) CheckPoint
6 32 (49.23%) Cisco ASA
7 31 (47.69%) Wireless
8 30 (46.15%) VPN
9 24 (36.92%) Security Cleared
10 23 (35.38%) SC Cleared
11 22 (33.85%) Cisco Certification
11 22 (33.85%) Network Design
12 21 (32.31%) CCNP
12 21 (32.31%) WAN
13 19 (29.23%) Change Control
14 18 (27.69%) LAN
14 18 (27.69%) Finance
15 17 (26.15%) Cisco Nexus
16 15 (23.08%) Incident Management
17 14 (21.54%) Cisco PIX
17 14 (21.54%) MPLS
17 14 (21.54%) CSS
17 14 (21.54%) CCNA
18 13 (20.00%) CCDP
18 13 (20.00%) Remedy
18 13 (20.00%) Nokia
18 13 (20.00%) Riverbed
19 12 (18.46%) SolarWinds
19 12 (18.46%) Stakeholder Management
19 12 (18.46%) Project Management

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Office
2 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 63 (96.92%) Firewall
2 32 (49.23%) Cisco ASA
3 31 (47.69%) Wireless
4 30 (46.15%) VPN
5 21 (32.31%) WAN
6 18 (27.69%) LAN
7 17 (26.15%) Cisco Nexus
8 14 (21.54%) Cisco PIX
8 14 (21.54%) MPLS
9 12 (18.46%) Broadband
10 11 (16.92%) Network Security
11 7 (10.77%) PBX
12 5 (7.69%) FirePass
12 5 (7.69%) Junos
13 4 (6.15%) Internet
13 4 (6.15%) OSPF
14 3 (4.62%) SSL
14 3 (4.62%) Multicast
15 2 (3.08%) FWSM
15 2 (3.08%) NetScaler
General
1 18 (27.69%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.54%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (35.38%) Network Engineer
2 16 (24.62%) Network Architect
2 16 (24.62%) Architect
3 15 (23.08%) Senior Network Architect
3 15 (23.08%) Senior Architect
4 9 (13.85%) Analyst
5 8 (12.31%) Project Manager
6 6 (9.23%) Network Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) Security Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Network Consultant
7 5 (7.69%) Consultant
7 5 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Security Consultant
8 4 (6.15%) Network Security Consultant
9 3 (4.62%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (4.62%) Project Analyst
9 3 (4.62%) Network Manager
9 3 (4.62%) Network Project Manager
9 3 (4.62%) Sales Consultant
10 2 (3.08%) Voice Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.54%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.08%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.54%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.69%) Linux
2 3 (4.62%) Solaris
2 3 (4.62%) UNIX
3 1 (1.54%) CentOS
3 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (64.62%) ITIL
2 22 (33.85%) Network Design
3 19 (29.23%) Change Control
4 15 (23.08%) Incident Management
5 12 (18.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (18.46%) Project Management
5 12 (18.46%) Service Management
6 9 (13.85%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (12.31%) PRINCE2
8 7 (10.77%) Load Balancing
8 7 (10.77%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (10.77%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (7.69%) Supplier Management
10 3 (4.62%) Migration
10 3 (4.62%) Workflow
10 3 (4.62%) Service Delivery
10 3 (4.62%) ITIL V3
11 2 (3.08%) Coaching
11 2 (3.08%) B2B
11 2 (3.08%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
1 1 (1.54%) C
1 1 (1.54%) Perl
1 1 (1.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (36.92%) Security Cleared
2 23 (35.38%) SC Cleared
3 22 (33.85%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (32.31%) CCNP
5 14 (21.54%) CCNA
6 13 (20.00%) CCDP
7 11 (16.92%) CCDA
8 7 (10.77%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (4.62%) Degree
10 2 (3.08%) CCSE
10 2 (3.08%) JNCIP
11 1 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.54%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) SLA
2 2 (3.08%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) ProxySG
1 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.54%) Cacti
2 1 (1.54%) Nagios
Vendors
1 64 (98.46%) Cisco
2 43 (66.15%) Juniper
3 40 (61.54%) CheckPoint
4 13 (20.00%) Remedy
4 13 (20.00%) Nokia
4 13 (20.00%) Riverbed
5 12 (18.46%) SolarWinds
5 12 (18.46%) Websense
6 9 (13.85%) Fortinet
7 3 (4.62%) Sourcefire
8 2 (3.08%) Citrix
8 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.08%) Brocade
8 2 (3.08%) VMware
9 1 (1.54%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.54%) McAfee
9 1 (1.54%) CommVault
9 1 (1.54%) EMC
9 1 (1.54%) Microsoft
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