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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within F5 Networks, Inc.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 192 142 205
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +63
Permanent jobs citing F5 42 86 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.72% 1.50% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 1.59% 3.14% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 25 76 18
Median salary £47,500 £53,250 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.79% -9.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £35,135
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £70,000 £65,750
UK excluding London median 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
2647 2739 2805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 45.33% 47.84% 50.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1924 2242 2320
Median salary £39,323 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing F5 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 August 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -50 28 £45,000 -18.91% 1
Coventry +6 7 £65,000 +68.83%
Worcestershire - 6 £47,500 - 1
Shropshire -17 1 £60,000 +20.00%
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing F5 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for F5.

1 63 (98.44%) Cisco
2 57 (89.06%) Cisco Certification
3 53 (82.81%) Firewall
4 39 (60.94%) WAN
5 35 (54.69%) CCNP
6 33 (51.56%) VPN
7 31 (48.44%) Data Centre
8 29 (45.31%) Juniper
9 27 (42.19%) LAN
9 27 (42.19%) ITIL
10 22 (34.38%) MPLS
11 21 (32.81%) BGP
11 21 (32.81%) Project Management
12 20 (31.25%) CheckPoint
12 20 (31.25%) CCIE
13 19 (29.69%) CCNA
13 19 (29.69%) VoIP
13 19 (29.69%) Fortinet
13 19 (29.69%) Cisco ASA
14 18 (28.13%) Load Balancing
15 17 (26.56%) EIGRP
16 15 (23.44%) OSPF
16 15 (23.44%) DNS
16 15 (23.44%) Service Management
17 14 (21.88%) Service Delivery
17 14 (21.88%) DHCP
17 14 (21.88%) Cisco Nexus
17 14 (21.88%) Palo Alto
18 13 (20.31%) Line Management
18 13 (20.31%) HP

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.69%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.56%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.50%) IaaS
1 8 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (82.81%) Firewall
2 39 (60.94%) WAN
3 33 (51.56%) VPN
4 27 (42.19%) LAN
5 22 (34.38%) MPLS
6 21 (32.81%) BGP
7 19 (29.69%) Cisco ASA
7 19 (29.69%) VoIP
8 17 (26.56%) EIGRP
9 15 (23.44%) DNS
9 15 (23.44%) OSPF
10 14 (21.88%) Cisco Nexus
10 14 (21.88%) DHCP
11 13 (20.31%) Wireless
12 10 (15.63%) Cisco Wireless
12 10 (15.63%) SSL
13 9 (14.06%) TCP/IP
13 9 (14.06%) VPLS
14 8 (12.50%) SAN
15 7 (10.94%) Network Security
General
1 10 (15.63%) Publishing
2 9 (14.06%) Finance
2 9 (14.06%) Retail
3 1 (1.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (45.31%) Network Engineer
2 12 (18.75%) Analyst
2 12 (18.75%) Network Analyst
2 12 (18.75%) Senior Network Engineer
3 11 (17.19%) Network Support
3 11 (17.19%) Network Support Analyst
3 11 (17.19%) Support Analyst
4 10 (15.63%) Technical Specialist
5 6 (9.38%) Cisco Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) Cisco Support
6 5 (7.81%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Consultant
6 5 (7.81%) Lead Network Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Network Consultant
6 5 (7.81%) Senior Consultant
6 5 (7.81%) Senior Network Consultant
7 4 (6.25%) Network Manager
7 4 (6.25%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) WAP
1 1 (1.56%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (48.44%) Data Centre
2 10 (15.63%) CMDB
2 10 (15.63%) Computer Science
3 8 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.56%) EPoS
4 1 (1.56%) Handset
4 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.56%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.56%) Linux
1 1 (1.56%) Unix
1 1 (1.56%) Windows
1 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (42.19%) ITIL
2 21 (32.81%) Project Management
3 18 (28.13%) Load Balancing
4 15 (23.44%) Service Management
5 14 (21.88%) Service Delivery
6 13 (20.31%) Line Management
7 11 (17.19%) Presales
8 10 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (15.63%) Gantt Chart
8 10 (15.63%) ITIL V3
8 10 (15.63%) PRINCE2
8 10 (15.63%) Requirements Analysis
8 10 (15.63%) Software Engineering
9 6 (9.38%) Information Security
10 5 (7.81%) Document Management
10 5 (7.81%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (7.81%) Process Improvement
10 5 (7.81%) Requirements Engineering
11 3 (4.69%) Network Design
12 2 (3.13%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.56%) C
1 1 (1.56%) Perl
1 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 57 (89.06%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (54.69%) CCNP
3 20 (31.25%) CCIE
4 19 (29.69%) CCNA
5 11 (17.19%) Degree
6 10 (15.63%) PMI Certification
6 10 (15.63%) PMP
7 8 (12.50%) CISSP
8 1 (1.56%) CCDP
8 1 (1.56%) CEH
8 1 (1.56%) GIAC
8 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.56%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.56%) JNCIE
8 1 (1.56%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.56%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 8 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 8 (12.50%) vSphere
1 8 (12.50%) XenApp
1 8 (12.50%) XenDesktop
2 5 (7.81%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (14.06%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.56%) Cacti
2 1 (1.56%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.56%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.56%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 63 (98.44%) Cisco
2 29 (45.31%) Juniper
3 20 (31.25%) CheckPoint
4 19 (29.69%) Fortinet
5 14 (21.88%) Palo Alto
6 13 (20.31%) Brocade
6 13 (20.31%) HP
7 11 (17.19%) SolarWinds
8 9 (14.06%) Citrix
8 9 (14.06%) Riverbed
9 8 (12.50%) EMC
10 3 (4.69%) Huawei
10 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
11 2 (3.13%) Intel Security
12 1 (1.56%) IBM
12 1 (1.56%) NetIQ
12 1 (1.56%) Nokia
12 1 (1.56%) Sourcefire
12 1 (1.56%) Symantec
12 1 (1.56%) VMware
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