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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 196 200 186
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Permanent jobs citing F5 27 9 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.48% 0.17% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 0.93% 0.33% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 26 9 12
Average salary £52,750 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.11% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £41,500 £29,650
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
2893 2768 2483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 51.63% 51.26% 50.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2403 2349 2046
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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 +7 19 £63,250 +48.82% 6
Warwickshire +10 8 £32,000 -41.81% 2
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 36 (100.00%) Cisco
2 34 (94.44%) Firewall
3 29 (80.56%) ITIL
3 29 (80.56%) Juniper
4 18 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 17 (47.22%) SC Cleared
6 16 (44.44%) Network Design
7 15 (41.67%) Finance
7 15 (41.67%) CheckPoint
8 14 (38.89%) Wireless
9 13 (36.11%) Incident Management
10 11 (30.56%) Change Control
11 10 (27.78%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (25.00%) CSS
12 9 (25.00%) CCNP
12 9 (25.00%) WAN
13 8 (22.22%) LAN
13 8 (22.22%) VPN
13 8 (22.22%) Remedy
13 8 (22.22%) Nokia
13 8 (22.22%) Cisco PIX
14 7 (19.44%) CCDP
14 7 (19.44%) CCNA
15 6 (16.67%) CCDA
15 6 (16.67%) Load Balancing
16 5 (13.89%) Network Security
17 4 (11.11%) Change Management
17 4 (11.11%) Coaching

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 34 (94.44%) Firewall
2 14 (38.89%) Wireless
3 10 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (27.78%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (25.00%) WAN
5 8 (22.22%) LAN
5 8 (22.22%) VPN
5 8 (22.22%) Cisco PIX
6 5 (13.89%) Network Security
7 2 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (5.56%) Internet
7 2 (5.56%) Multicast
8 1 (2.78%) MPLS
8 1 (2.78%) OSPF
8 1 (2.78%) BGP
8 1 (2.78%) VoIP
8 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (2.78%) DMVPN
8 1 (2.78%) BIG-IP
General
1 15 (41.67%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Architect
1 16 (44.44%) Network Architect
2 13 (36.11%) Network Engineer
3 10 (27.78%) Senior Architect
3 10 (27.78%) Senior Network Architect
4 5 (13.89%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Network Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Design Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Network Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Pre Sales Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Network Operations Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Network Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Network Design Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (2.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
1 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) UNIX
2 2 (5.56%) Solaris
2 2 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (80.56%) ITIL
2 16 (44.44%) Network Design
3 13 (36.11%) Incident Management
4 11 (30.56%) Change Control
5 6 (16.67%) Load Balancing
6 4 (11.11%) Coaching
6 4 (11.11%) Change Management
7 3 (8.33%) Project Management
8 2 (5.56%) Network Architecture
8 2 (5.56%) Network Management
8 2 (5.56%) Workflow
9 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.78%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
9 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.78%) WAN Optimisation
9 1 (2.78%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 18 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (47.22%) SC Cleared
3 10 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (25.00%) CCNP
5 7 (19.44%) CCNA
5 7 (19.44%) CCDP
6 6 (16.67%) CCDA
7 1 (2.78%) PMP
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) OPNET
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) Cisco
2 29 (80.56%) Juniper
3 15 (41.67%) CheckPoint
4 8 (22.22%) Remedy
4 8 (22.22%) Nokia
5 2 (5.56%) McAfee
5 2 (5.56%) Blue Coat
5 2 (5.56%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.78%) Riverbed
6 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.78%) BMC
6 1 (2.78%) Sourcefire
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £36000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Solihull
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £36000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Metropolitan Police
Salary: Circa £36,479 plus shift location allowance + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands
Metropolitan Police
Salary: Circa £36,479 plus shift location allowance + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Accenture
Salary: From £31,500 to £39,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago