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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 201 157 215
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +58
Permanent jobs citing F5 36 66 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.58% 1.15% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 1.27% 2.40% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 27 60 8
Median salary £47,500 £54,000 £57,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.03% -5.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,450 £48,394
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £80,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
2825 2747 2556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 45.71% 47.69% 46.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2046 2256 2151
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +1.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,699
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,850 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +4.62%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -49 17 £48,500 -10.18% 1
Worcestershire - 7 £47,500 -
Warwickshire +11 4 £45,000 -
Coventry - 4 £57,500 - 3
Solihull +13 2 £34,000 +8.80% 1
Shropshire -16 1 £60,000 +20.00%
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 59 (96.72%) Cisco
2 50 (81.97%) Firewall
3 46 (75.41%) Cisco Certification
4 36 (59.02%) CCNP
4 36 (59.02%) WAN
5 35 (57.38%) LAN
6 34 (55.74%) VPN
7 28 (45.90%) Load Balancing
8 26 (42.62%) MPLS
9 20 (32.79%) Juniper
9 20 (32.79%) ITIL
10 19 (31.15%) VoIP
10 19 (31.15%) BGP
11 18 (29.51%) CCIE
11 18 (29.51%) Wireless
12 17 (27.87%) OSPF
12 17 (27.87%) Data Centre
13 16 (26.23%) Cisco ASA
13 16 (26.23%) CheckPoint
14 15 (24.59%) EIGRP
14 15 (24.59%) Cisco Nexus
15 14 (22.95%) Cisco Wireless
16 13 (21.31%) Project Management
16 13 (21.31%) CCNA
16 13 (21.31%) DHCP
16 13 (21.31%) Palo Alto
17 12 (19.67%) Network Security
18 11 (18.03%) DNS
19 10 (16.39%) SolarWinds
20 9 (14.75%) Riverbed

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 5 (8.20%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MS Visio
2 4 (6.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.64%) MS Office
3 1 (1.64%) MS Project
3 1 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.48%) IaaS
1 7 (11.48%) SaaS
2 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 50 (81.97%) Firewall
2 36 (59.02%) WAN
3 35 (57.38%) LAN
4 34 (55.74%) VPN
5 26 (42.62%) MPLS
6 19 (31.15%) BGP
6 19 (31.15%) VoIP
7 18 (29.51%) Wireless
8 17 (27.87%) OSPF
9 16 (26.23%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (24.59%) Cisco Nexus
10 15 (24.59%) EIGRP
11 14 (22.95%) Cisco Wireless
12 13 (21.31%) DHCP
13 12 (19.67%) Network Security
14 11 (18.03%) DNS
15 8 (13.11%) SSL
15 8 (13.11%) TCP/IP
15 8 (13.11%) VPLS
16 7 (11.48%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (3.28%) Publishing
2 1 (1.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (42.62%) Network Engineer
2 14 (22.95%) Analyst
2 14 (22.95%) Senior Network Engineer
3 13 (21.31%) Network Support
4 12 (19.67%) Network Analyst
4 12 (19.67%) Network Support Analyst
4 12 (19.67%) Support Analyst
5 9 (14.75%) Consultant
5 9 (14.75%) Network Consultant
6 6 (9.84%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) Cisco Support
7 5 (8.20%) Cisco Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) Network Manager
7 5 (8.20%) Senior Consultant
7 5 (8.20%) Senior Network Consultant
8 4 (6.56%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Senior Network Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) WAP
1 1 (1.64%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (27.87%) Data Centre
2 8 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (11.48%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (6.56%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.28%) CMDB
5 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.64%) Handset
6 1 (1.64%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.28%) Windows
2 1 (1.64%) Linux
2 1 (1.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (45.90%) Load Balancing
2 20 (32.79%) ITIL
3 13 (21.31%) Project Management
4 9 (14.75%) Information Security
5 8 (13.11%) Network Design
6 7 (11.48%) Service Management
7 5 (8.20%) Document Management
7 5 (8.20%) Mentoring
7 5 (8.20%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (8.20%) Process Improvement
7 5 (8.20%) Requirements Engineering
8 3 (4.92%) Network Architecture
8 3 (4.92%) Problem Management
8 3 (4.92%) SIEM
9 2 (3.28%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.28%) Incident Management
9 2 (3.28%) ITIL V3
9 2 (3.28%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (3.28%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (3.28%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.28%) C
1 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
1 2 (3.28%) Python
1 2 (3.28%) VB
2 1 (1.64%) Perl
2 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 46 (75.41%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (59.02%) CCNP
3 18 (29.51%) CCIE
4 13 (21.31%) CCNA
5 7 (11.48%) CISSP
5 7 (11.48%) Security Cleared
6 6 (9.84%) SC Cleared
7 4 (6.56%) CCDP
8 3 (4.92%) CCDA
8 3 (4.92%) CCSA
8 3 (4.92%) CCSE
9 2 (3.28%) Degree
9 2 (3.28%) JNCIE
9 2 (3.28%) JNCIP
9 2 (3.28%) PMI Certification
9 2 (3.28%) PMP
10 1 (1.64%) CEH
10 1 (1.64%) GIAC
10 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.64%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.48%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.64%) ISO27002
System Software
1 9 (14.75%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.48%) Hyper-V
2 7 (11.48%) vSphere
2 7 (11.48%) XenApp
2 7 (11.48%) XenDesktop
3 5 (8.20%) Firmware
4 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.28%) Snort
Systems Management
1 8 (13.11%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (4.92%) QRadar
3 2 (3.28%) Nessus
3 2 (3.28%) Nexpose
3 2 (3.28%) Proventia
4 1 (1.64%) Cacti
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.64%) SCCM
4 1 (1.64%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (1.64%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 59 (96.72%) Cisco
2 20 (32.79%) Juniper
3 16 (26.23%) CheckPoint
4 13 (21.31%) Palo Alto
5 10 (16.39%) SolarWinds
6 9 (14.75%) Citrix
6 9 (14.75%) Riverbed
7 8 (13.11%) EMC
7 8 (13.11%) Fortinet
8 6 (9.84%) Intel Security
9 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
10 4 (6.56%) HP
11 3 (4.92%) Avaya
11 3 (4.92%) Brocade
11 3 (4.92%) VMware
12 2 (3.28%) Mitel
12 2 (3.28%) ScanSafe
13 1 (1.64%) Blue Coat
13 1 (1.64%) Computacenter
13 1 (1.64%) Tripwire
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Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday
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