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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
England / West Midlands
Rank 179 213 197
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -16
Permanent jobs citing F5 33 26 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.70% 0.45% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 1.56% 1.02% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 31 23 15
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -17.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,300 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £67,500 £66,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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
2116 2555 2276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 44.75% 44.03% 45.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1619 2080 1982
Median salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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
Herefordshire - 11 £45,000 - 1
Birmingham +19 7 £48,000 -4.00% 2
Worcestershire -6 6 £47,500 +2.70% 1
Coventry +12 5 £47,000 -25.69%
Solihull - 4 £37,500 - 2
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 73 (100.00%) Cisco
2 65 (89.04%) Firewall
3 59 (80.82%) Cisco Certification
4 52 (71.23%) WAN
5 41 (56.16%) CCNA
6 40 (54.79%) CCNP
7 38 (52.05%) Load Balancing
8 37 (50.68%) LAN
9 30 (41.10%) CheckPoint
10 24 (32.88%) Project Management
11 23 (31.51%) Cisco ASA
12 22 (30.14%) Cisco Nexus
12 22 (30.14%) OSPF
13 21 (28.77%) Juniper
13 21 (28.77%) Fortinet
13 21 (28.77%) PCI DSS
14 20 (27.40%) MPLS
14 20 (27.40%) DNS
15 18 (24.66%) Cisco IOS
15 18 (24.66%) SC Cleared
15 18 (24.66%) Security Cleared
15 18 (24.66%) Network Security
16 17 (23.29%) VPN
16 17 (23.29%) CCIE
17 16 (21.92%) IPv6
17 16 (21.92%) DHCP
17 16 (21.92%) BGP-4
17 16 (21.92%) Service Delivery
17 16 (21.92%) Brocade
17 16 (21.92%) HSRP

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 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.37%) IaaS
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.37%) PaaS
1 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (89.04%) Firewall
2 52 (71.23%) WAN
3 37 (50.68%) LAN
4 23 (31.51%) Cisco ASA
5 22 (30.14%) Cisco Nexus
5 22 (30.14%) OSPF
6 20 (27.40%) DNS
6 20 (27.40%) MPLS
7 18 (24.66%) Cisco IOS
7 18 (24.66%) Network Security
8 17 (23.29%) VPN
9 16 (21.92%) BGP-4
9 16 (21.92%) DHCP
9 16 (21.92%) DMVPN
9 16 (21.92%) HSRP
9 16 (21.92%) IPv6
10 15 (20.55%) VoIP
11 10 (13.70%) ADSL
11 10 (13.70%) PSTN
11 10 (13.70%) TCP/IP
General
1 12 (16.44%) Finance
2 7 (9.59%) Retail
3 6 (8.22%) Publishing
4 3 (4.11%) Marketing
5 1 (1.37%) Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Local Government
5 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (53.42%) Network Engineer
2 17 (23.29%) Senior Network Engineer
3 16 (21.92%) Cisco Engineer
3 16 (21.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 13 (17.81%) Network Specialist
5 10 (13.70%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 10 (13.70%) Network Security Engineer
5 10 (13.70%) Security Engineer
5 10 (13.70%) Switch Engineer
6 9 (12.33%) Technical Specialist
7 6 (8.22%) Consultant
8 5 (6.85%) Data Centre Specialist
8 5 (6.85%) Technical Manager
9 4 (5.48%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
9 4 (5.48%) Senior Network Specialist
10 3 (4.11%) Project Manager
10 3 (4.11%) Security Consultant
10 3 (4.11%) Senior Technical Specialist
10 3 (4.11%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
10 3 (4.11%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.92%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.37%) OAuth
2 1 (1.37%) OpenID
2 1 (1.37%) SailPoint
2 1 (1.37%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.92%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.22%) CMDB
2 6 (8.22%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.37%) EPoS
4 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.37%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.37%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.48%) Windows
1 4 (5.48%) Windows 10
1 4 (5.48%) Windows 7
1 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (4.11%) Linux
2 3 (4.11%) Solaris
2 3 (4.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (52.05%) Load Balancing
2 24 (32.88%) Project Management
3 16 (21.92%) Line Management
3 16 (21.92%) Service Delivery
4 13 (17.81%) ITIL
5 10 (13.70%) Presales
5 10 (13.70%) PRINCE2
6 9 (12.33%) ITIL V3
7 8 (10.96%) Service Management
8 6 (8.22%) Change Control
8 6 (8.22%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (8.22%) Gantt Chart
8 6 (8.22%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (8.22%) Software Engineering
9 5 (6.85%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (5.48%) Mentoring
10 4 (5.48%) Threat Analysis
10 4 (5.48%) Workflow
11 3 (4.11%) Contingency Planning
11 3 (4.11%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 59 (80.82%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (56.16%) CCNA
3 40 (54.79%) CCNP
4 18 (24.66%) SC Cleared
4 18 (24.66%) Security Cleared
5 17 (23.29%) CCIE
6 9 (12.33%) PMI Certification
6 9 (12.33%) PMP
7 7 (9.59%) Degree
8 3 (4.11%) CCDP
9 2 (2.74%) CCDA
9 2 (2.74%) CCSP
10 1 (1.37%) CCSA
10 1 (1.37%) CCSE
10 1 (1.37%) CISSP
10 1 (1.37%) JNCIE
10 1 (1.37%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (28.77%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.37%) GPG13
3 1 (1.37%) QA
3 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.37%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) Cisco CUCM
1 5 (6.85%) Cisco UCCE
2 4 (5.48%) SCCM
Vendors
1 73 (100.00%) Cisco
2 30 (41.10%) CheckPoint
3 21 (28.77%) Fortinet
3 21 (28.77%) Juniper
4 16 (21.92%) Brocade
4 16 (21.92%) Cyberoam
5 15 (20.55%) HP
6 9 (12.33%) Huawei
7 6 (8.22%) Palo Alto
8 5 (6.85%) Microsoft
9 4 (5.48%) Blue Coat
10 2 (2.74%) Aruba
10 2 (2.74%) Avaya
10 2 (2.74%) Forcepoint
10 2 (2.74%) Imperva
10 2 (2.74%) Intel Security
10 2 (2.74%) VMware
11 1 (1.37%) ArcSight
11 1 (1.37%) Splunk
11 1 (1.37%) Tufin
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