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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 196 156 171
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +15
Permanent jobs citing F5 15 27 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.61% 0.62%
As % of the Vendors category 0.62% 1.26% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 16
Average salary £40,000 £57,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.82% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £50,000 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £66,500 £62,500
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
2421 2147 2430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.53% 48.31% 49.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2040 1730 2015
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 11 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Solihull - 3 £40,000 -
Warwickshire - 2 - - 1
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 52 (98.11%) Cisco
2 50 (94.34%) Firewall
3 34 (64.15%) CheckPoint
4 31 (58.49%) Juniper
5 28 (52.83%) ITIL
6 25 (47.17%) Cisco ASA
7 24 (45.28%) Wireless
8 20 (37.74%) VPN
8 20 (37.74%) Security Cleared
9 19 (35.85%) CCNP
9 19 (35.85%) Cisco Certification
9 19 (35.85%) SC Cleared
10 17 (32.08%) Finance
11 16 (30.19%) Network Design
12 14 (26.42%) WAN
13 12 (22.64%) MPLS
13 12 (22.64%) Fortinet
14 11 (20.75%) Riverbed
15 10 (18.87%) Project Management
15 10 (18.87%) Websense
15 10 (18.87%) Service Management
15 10 (18.87%) CCNA
15 10 (18.87%) Broadband
15 10 (18.87%) LAN
15 10 (18.87%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (18.87%) SolarWinds
15 10 (18.87%) Network Security
15 10 (18.87%) Cisco Nexus
16 9 (16.98%) Change Control
16 9 (16.98%) Capacity Planning

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (3.77%) MS Office
2 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 50 (94.34%) Firewall
2 25 (47.17%) Cisco ASA
3 24 (45.28%) Wireless
4 20 (37.74%) VPN
5 14 (26.42%) WAN
6 12 (22.64%) MPLS
7 10 (18.87%) Broadband
7 10 (18.87%) LAN
7 10 (18.87%) Network Security
7 10 (18.87%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (11.32%) PBX
9 5 (9.43%) OSPF
9 5 (9.43%) NetScaler
9 5 (9.43%) Junos
9 5 (9.43%) FirePass
9 5 (9.43%) Cisco PIX
10 3 (5.66%) IPsec
10 3 (5.66%) PABX
10 3 (5.66%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (5.66%) SSL
General
1 17 (32.08%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.89%) Marketing
3 1 (1.89%) Back Office
3 1 (1.89%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (26.42%) Network Engineer
2 11 (20.75%) Architect
2 11 (20.75%) Network Architect
3 10 (18.87%) Analyst
4 9 (16.98%) Network Consultant
4 9 (16.98%) Consultant
4 9 (16.98%) Senior Network Architect
4 9 (16.98%) Senior Architect
5 7 (13.21%) Network Analyst
6 6 (11.32%) Project Manager
7 5 (9.43%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (9.43%) Security Consultant
7 5 (9.43%) Security Engineer
7 5 (9.43%) Network Security Consultant
8 4 (7.55%) Sales Consultant
9 3 (5.66%) Telecoms Engineer
9 3 (5.66%) Network Project Manager
9 3 (5.66%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (5.66%) Project Analyst
9 3 (5.66%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.66%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.77%) SecurID
4 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.89%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Linux
2 2 (3.77%) UNIX
2 2 (3.77%) Solaris
3 1 (1.89%) Windows
3 1 (1.89%) CentOS
3 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (52.83%) ITIL
2 16 (30.19%) Network Design
3 10 (18.87%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (18.87%) Project Management
3 10 (18.87%) Service Management
4 9 (16.98%) Capacity Planning
4 9 (16.98%) Change Control
5 8 (15.09%) Load Balancing
6 6 (11.32%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (11.32%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2
7 5 (9.43%) Incident Management
7 5 (9.43%) Network Management
8 4 (7.55%) Supplier Management
9 3 (5.66%) Migration
9 3 (5.66%) B2B
9 3 (5.66%) Configuration Management
9 3 (5.66%) Service Delivery
9 3 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (5.66%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) C
1 1 (1.89%) Perl
1 1 (1.89%) PHP
1 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (37.74%) Security Cleared
2 19 (35.85%) SC Cleared
2 19 (35.85%) CCNP
2 19 (35.85%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (18.87%) CCNA
4 6 (11.32%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (9.43%) CCDA
5 5 (9.43%) CCDP
6 4 (7.55%) Degree
7 2 (3.77%) JNCIP
7 2 (3.77%) CCSE
8 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.89%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) SLA
2 3 (5.66%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.89%) vSphere
1 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.89%) Nagios
2 1 (1.89%) Cacti
Vendors
1 52 (98.11%) Cisco
2 34 (64.15%) CheckPoint
3 31 (58.49%) Juniper
4 12 (22.64%) Fortinet
5 11 (20.75%) Riverbed
6 10 (18.87%) SolarWinds
6 10 (18.87%) Websense
7 5 (9.43%) Remedy
7 5 (9.43%) Nokia
7 5 (9.43%) Citrix
8 4 (7.55%) VMware
9 3 (5.66%) Brocade
10 2 (3.77%) Sourcefire
10 2 (3.77%) BMC
10 2 (3.77%) HP
10 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
10 2 (3.77%) Aruba
11 1 (1.89%) EMC
11 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
11 1 (1.89%) CommVault
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