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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 193 184 184
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Permanent jobs citing F5 22 15 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.41% 0.31% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 0.87% 0.65% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 13
Average salary £42,500 £57,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.43% +34.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £54,200 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,800 £71,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
2517 2320 2543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.11% 47.28% 50.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2079 1907 2082
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
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 28 April 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 28 April 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 -1 17 £43,750 -26.77% 2
Solihull - 2 £40,000 -
Herefordshire - 2 - - 1
Warwickshire - 2 - -
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 43 (97.73%) Cisco
2 40 (90.91%) Firewall
3 26 (59.09%) CheckPoint
4 22 (50.00%) Juniper
5 21 (47.73%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (40.91%) CCNP
6 18 (40.91%) VPN
6 18 (40.91%) ITIL
6 18 (40.91%) Cisco ASA
7 17 (38.64%) Wireless
7 17 (38.64%) Finance
7 17 (38.64%) Network Design
8 15 (34.09%) Security Cleared
8 15 (34.09%) WAN
9 14 (31.82%) SC Cleared
10 11 (25.00%) Load Balancing
11 10 (22.73%) Fortinet
12 9 (20.45%) CCNA
12 9 (20.45%) LAN
13 8 (18.18%) SLA
13 8 (18.18%) MPLS
13 8 (18.18%) IPsec
13 8 (18.18%) Telecoms
13 8 (18.18%) Network Security
14 7 (15.91%) DNS
15 6 (13.64%) PCI DSS
15 6 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus
16 5 (11.36%) NetScaler
16 5 (11.36%) Network Management
16 5 (11.36%) Video Conferencing

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.55%) IIS
1 2 (4.55%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 40 (90.91%) Firewall
2 18 (40.91%) VPN
2 18 (40.91%) Cisco ASA
3 17 (38.64%) Wireless
4 15 (34.09%) WAN
5 9 (20.45%) LAN
6 8 (18.18%) MPLS
6 8 (18.18%) IPsec
6 8 (18.18%) Network Security
7 7 (15.91%) DNS
8 6 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (11.36%) OSPF
9 5 (11.36%) NetScaler
10 4 (9.09%) SSL
10 4 (9.09%) Broadband
11 3 (6.82%) VoIP
11 3 (6.82%) DHCP
11 3 (6.82%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (6.82%) Wireshark
11 3 (6.82%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) MySQL
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (38.64%) Finance
2 8 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
3 1 (2.27%) Back Office
3 1 (2.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) Architect
2 10 (22.73%) Network Consultant
2 10 (22.73%) Consultant
3 9 (20.45%) Network Analyst
3 9 (20.45%) Analyst
3 9 (20.45%) Network Architect
4 7 (15.91%) Network Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Security Consultant
5 6 (13.64%) Senior Network Architect
5 6 (13.64%) Network Security Consultant
5 6 (13.64%) Senior Architect
6 5 (11.36%) Project Manager
6 5 (11.36%) Sales Consultant
7 3 (6.82%) Network Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Telecoms Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Cisco Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Network Project Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Security Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) EqualLogic
3 2 (4.55%) SecurID
4 1 (2.27%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.27%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (4.55%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.27%) UNIX
3 1 (2.27%) Solaris
3 1 (2.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) ITIL
2 17 (38.64%) Network Design
3 11 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 5 (11.36%) Network Management
5 4 (9.09%) ITIL V3
5 4 (9.09%) Change Control
5 4 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (9.09%) Capacity Management
5 4 (9.09%) Migration
5 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (9.09%) Project Management
5 4 (9.09%) Service Management
5 4 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.82%) B2B
6 3 (6.82%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.82%) Supplier Management
7 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.27%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.27%) C
2 1 (2.27%) Perl
2 1 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (47.73%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (40.91%) CCNP
3 15 (34.09%) Security Cleared
4 14 (31.82%) SC Cleared
5 9 (20.45%) CCNA
6 4 (9.09%) Degree
7 3 (6.82%) JNCIP
7 3 (6.82%) CCSE
8 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.27%) RHCE
8 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.27%) CCDA
8 1 (2.27%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.18%) SLA
2 6 (13.64%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.55%) VMware ESX
1 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.27%) vSphere
2 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.27%) Nagios
2 1 (2.27%) Cacti
Vendors
1 43 (97.73%) Cisco
2 26 (59.09%) CheckPoint
3 22 (50.00%) Juniper
4 10 (22.73%) Fortinet
5 5 (11.36%) Riverbed
5 5 (11.36%) Citrix
5 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
5 5 (11.36%) VMware
6 4 (9.09%) SolarWinds
6 4 (9.09%) Websense
7 3 (6.82%) Red Hat
7 3 (6.82%) Sourcefire
7 3 (6.82%) Brocade
8 2 (4.55%) Aruba
8 2 (4.55%) HP
8 2 (4.55%) Dell
8 2 (4.55%) BMC
9 1 (2.27%) Nokia
9 1 (2.27%) SAP
9 1 (2.27%) Remedy
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