Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited F5 over the 6 months to 22 November 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.

F5
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 145 169 107
Rank change year-on-year +24 -62 +51
Permanent jobs citing F5 52 46 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.34% 0.97% 1.97%
As % of the Vendors category 2.84% 2.05% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 19 17 69
Birmingham median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -16.67% -16.92%
10th Percentile £30,350 £41,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £60,050 £75,000 £76,000
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year +10.53% -2.56% -8.45%

F5 is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Birmingham.

All Vendors
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1830 2247 1885
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 47.25% 47.21% 48.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1377 1471 1592
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% -1.16%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,000 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing F5 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for F5 in Birmingham

F5
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing F5 in Birmingham.

Salary trend for F5 in Birmingham

F5
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing F5 in Birmingham over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for F5 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for F5.

1 47 (90.38%) Cisco
2 43 (82.69%) Cisco Certification
3 39 (75.00%) CheckPoint
4 38 (73.08%) Firewall
5 34 (65.38%) CCNP
5 34 (65.38%) HP
6 32 (61.54%) Brocade
6 32 (61.54%) Fortinet
6 32 (61.54%) Data Centre
7 28 (53.85%) WAN
8 27 (51.92%) Service Delivery
8 27 (51.92%) Line Management
9 26 (50.00%) ITIL
10 25 (48.08%) OSPF
10 25 (48.08%) Load Balancing
11 24 (46.15%) BGP
11 24 (46.15%) Juniper
11 24 (46.15%) Presales
12 23 (44.23%) CCNA
13 21 (40.38%) VPN
13 21 (40.38%) Project Management
14 20 (38.46%) Wireless
14 20 (38.46%) ITIL V3
15 19 (36.54%) Network Security
15 19 (36.54%) VLAN
15 19 (36.54%) MPLS
15 19 (36.54%) TCP/IP
16 17 (32.69%) SolarWinds
16 17 (32.69%) Meraki
17 16 (30.77%) LAN

F5
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 4 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 14 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (73.08%) Firewall
2 28 (53.85%) WAN
3 25 (48.08%) OSPF
4 24 (46.15%) BGP
5 21 (40.38%) VPN
6 20 (38.46%) Wireless
7 19 (36.54%) MPLS
7 19 (36.54%) Network Security
7 19 (36.54%) TCP/IP
7 19 (36.54%) VLAN
8 16 (30.77%) LAN
8 16 (30.77%) SSL
9 15 (28.85%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (28.85%) Cisco ISE
10 14 (26.92%) Cisco Nexus
10 14 (26.92%) IPsec
10 14 (26.92%) SNMP
11 13 (25.00%) Ethernet
12 7 (13.46%) Cisco Wireless
13 5 (9.62%) Software-Defined Networking
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (25.00%) Billing
2 9 (17.31%) Finance
3 4 (7.69%) Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Marketing
5 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (23.08%) Network Engineer
2 6 (11.54%) Architect
2 6 (11.54%) Network Architect
2 6 (11.54%) Technical Specialist
3 5 (9.62%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (9.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (9.62%) Firewall Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) Consultant
4 4 (7.69%) Network Consultant
5 2 (3.85%) Analyst
5 2 (3.85%) Network Specialist
5 2 (3.85%) Project Manager
5 2 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) Storage Specialist
5 2 (3.85%) Virtualisation Specialist
6 1 (1.92%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (1.92%) Network Project Manager
6 1 (1.92%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 1 (1.92%) Senior Network Specialist
6 1 (1.92%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 32 (61.54%) Data Centre
2 13 (25.00%) FlexPod
3 4 (7.69%) Driving Licence
3 4 (7.69%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.92%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.23%) Linux
2 8 (15.38%) Windows
3 2 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (51.92%) Line Management
1 27 (51.92%) Service Delivery
2 26 (50.00%) ITIL
3 25 (48.08%) Load Balancing
4 24 (46.15%) Presales
5 21 (40.38%) Project Management
6 20 (38.46%) ITIL V3
7 15 (28.85%) Network Design
8 13 (25.00%) Application Performance Management
8 13 (25.00%) Converged Infrastructure
8 13 (25.00%) Mentoring
8 13 (25.00%) Migration
8 13 (25.00%) Network Virtualisation
8 13 (25.00%) Performance Management
8 13 (25.00%) Security Management
8 13 (25.00%) SIEM
8 13 (25.00%) Time Management
9 9 (17.31%) Network Management
9 9 (17.31%) PRINCE2
10 7 (13.46%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 43 (82.69%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (65.38%) CCNP
3 23 (44.23%) CCNA
4 2 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.85%) Postgraduate
4 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.92%) Degree
5 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.92%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.92%) PMP
5 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (25.00%) QA
2 4 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (21.15%) Active Directory
3 6 (11.54%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.69%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.92%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 13 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (11.54%) SCVMM
3 4 (7.69%) QRadar
3 4 (7.69%) SCOM
3 4 (7.69%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 47 (90.38%) Cisco
2 39 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 34 (65.38%) HP
4 32 (61.54%) Brocade
4 32 (61.54%) Fortinet
5 24 (46.15%) Juniper
6 17 (32.69%) Meraki
6 17 (32.69%) SolarWinds
7 15 (28.85%) Aruba
7 15 (28.85%) Microsoft
8 14 (26.92%) VMware
9 13 (25.00%) Sourcefire
10 7 (13.46%) Huawei
11 6 (11.54%) BMC
11 6 (11.54%) Citrix
12 4 (7.69%) CommVault
12 4 (7.69%) Dell
12 4 (7.69%) EMC
12 4 (7.69%) Tripwire
12 4 (7.69%) Veeam