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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 197 192 146
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -46
Permanent jobs citing F5 30 20 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.54% 0.40% 0.97%
As % of the Vendors category 1.21% 0.87% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 27 20 10
Average salary £47,500 £57,500 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% +11.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £37,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
2478 2288 2091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 44.34% 46.29% 49.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2045 2012 1663
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
Shropshire - 10 £47,500 - 2
Coventry - 8 £63,250 - 3
Birmingham -19 5 £50,000 -13.04%
Warwickshire - 2 £47,500 -
Worcestershire - 2 £46,250 -
Solihull +9 1 £45,500 +13.75%
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 48 (96.00%) Cisco
2 46 (92.00%) Firewall
3 31 (62.00%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (56.00%) WAN
5 26 (52.00%) LAN
6 24 (48.00%) CCNP
6 24 (48.00%) CheckPoint
7 19 (38.00%) MPLS
7 19 (38.00%) Load Balancing
7 19 (38.00%) Cisco ASA
8 18 (36.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 17 (34.00%) Network Security
9 17 (34.00%) Juniper
9 17 (34.00%) VPN
10 16 (32.00%) CCNA
10 16 (32.00%) Wireless
11 15 (30.00%) Data Centre
11 15 (30.00%) Cisco Wireless
12 12 (24.00%) VoIP
12 12 (24.00%) McAfee
13 11 (22.00%) BGP
13 11 (22.00%) VMware
14 9 (18.00%) CCSA
14 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
15 8 (16.00%) SC Cleared
15 8 (16.00%) VLAN
15 8 (16.00%) OSPF
15 8 (16.00%) EIGRP
15 8 (16.00%) SAN
15 8 (16.00%) CCIE

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (6.00%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.00%) MS Project
2 1 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) IaaS
1 5 (10.00%) SaaS
2 3 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 46 (92.00%) Firewall
2 28 (56.00%) WAN
3 26 (52.00%) LAN
4 19 (38.00%) Cisco ASA
4 19 (38.00%) MPLS
5 18 (36.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 17 (34.00%) Network Security
6 17 (34.00%) VPN
7 16 (32.00%) Wireless
8 15 (30.00%) Cisco Wireless
9 12 (24.00%) VoIP
10 11 (22.00%) BGP
11 8 (16.00%) EIGRP
11 8 (16.00%) OSPF
11 8 (16.00%) SAN
11 8 (16.00%) VLAN
12 6 (12.00%) BIG-IP
13 5 (10.00%) ADSL
13 5 (10.00%) DHCP
13 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (62.00%) Network Engineer
2 12 (24.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 12 (24.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 10 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 8 (16.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 8 (16.00%) Security Engineer
4 8 (16.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 8 (16.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Consultant
5 6 (12.00%) Network Consultant
6 5 (10.00%) Network Support
7 4 (8.00%) Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Support Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Cisco Support
8 3 (6.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Blue Coat Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Check Point Support
9 2 (4.00%) IT Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (6.00%) SecurID
4 3 (6.00%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Linux
2 2 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.00%) Load Balancing
2 7 (14.00%) ITIL
2 7 (14.00%) Network Design
2 7 (14.00%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (10.00%) Network Architecture
3 5 (10.00%) Project Management
4 4 (8.00%) Network Management
5 3 (6.00%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (6.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (6.00%) Information Security
5 3 (6.00%) WAN Optimisation
6 2 (4.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (4.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.00%) Security Management
6 2 (4.00%) Ticket Management
6 2 (4.00%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (2.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.00%) C
1 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.00%) Python
1 1 (2.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (62.00%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (48.00%) CCNP
3 16 (32.00%) CCNA
4 9 (18.00%) CCSA
4 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
5 8 (16.00%) CCIE
5 8 (16.00%) SC Cleared
6 5 (10.00%) CCDA
6 5 (10.00%) CCDP
6 5 (10.00%) CCSE
7 3 (6.00%) JNCIE
7 3 (6.00%) JNCIP
8 1 (2.00%) CISM
8 1 (2.00%) CISSP
8 1 (2.00%) Degree
8 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.00%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (14.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) ISO27002
2 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (10.00%) vSphere
2 5 (10.00%) XenApp
2 5 (10.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.00%) Firmware
3 1 (2.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) SELinux
2 4 (8.00%) QRadar
3 3 (6.00%) WhatsUp Gold
3 3 (6.00%) Zenoss
4 1 (2.00%) Nessus
4 1 (2.00%) Nexpose
4 1 (2.00%) Proventia
Vendors
1 48 (96.00%) Cisco
2 24 (48.00%) CheckPoint
3 17 (34.00%) Juniper
4 12 (24.00%) McAfee
5 11 (22.00%) VMware
6 7 (14.00%) Citrix
7 6 (12.00%) Avaya
7 6 (12.00%) EMC
7 6 (12.00%) HP
8 4 (8.00%) Fortinet
8 4 (8.00%) Riverbed
9 3 (6.00%) Imperva
9 3 (6.00%) Meraki
9 3 (6.00%) Nokia
9 3 (6.00%) Palo Alto
9 3 (6.00%) SolarWinds
9 3 (6.00%) Tripwire
10 2 (4.00%) Brocade
10 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
10 2 (4.00%) Mitel
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £76000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Telford
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance, Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Telford
aap3
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + car & benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Coventry
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £76000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago