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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 132 77
Rank change year-on-year +17 -55  
Permanent jobs citing F5 17 13 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.86% 0.55% 2.64%
As % of the Vendors category 1.86% 1.19% 5.28%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 51
Median salary £57,500 £52,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.57% -3.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,800 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

F5 is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 916 1096 1004
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 46.50% 46.60% 49.95%
Number of salaries quoted 705 762 809
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,875
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.97%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing F5 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for F5 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 26 (96.30%) Cisco
2 21 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (59.26%) CCNP
3 16 (59.26%) CheckPoint
4 13 (48.15%) Juniper
4 13 (48.15%) BGP
5 12 (44.44%) Firewall
5 12 (44.44%) CCNA
6 11 (40.74%) OSPF
6 11 (40.74%) LAN
7 10 (37.04%) WAN
7 10 (37.04%) TCP/IP
7 10 (37.04%) Fortinet
8 9 (33.33%) Load Balancing
9 8 (29.63%) Blue Coat
9 8 (29.63%) Aruba
9 8 (29.63%) Presales
9 8 (29.63%) Data Centre
10 7 (25.93%) Finance
10 7 (25.93%) Palo Alto
10 7 (25.93%) Cisco ISE
10 7 (25.93%) Network Security
10 7 (25.93%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (22.22%) Wireless
11 6 (22.22%) MPLS
12 5 (18.52%) EIGRP
12 5 (18.52%) VPN
12 5 (18.52%) Migration
12 5 (18.52%) TACACS
12 5 (18.52%) Forcepoint

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:

Communications & Networking
1 13 (48.15%) BGP
2 12 (44.44%) Firewall
3 11 (40.74%) LAN
3 11 (40.74%) OSPF
4 10 (37.04%) TCP/IP
4 10 (37.04%) WAN
5 7 (25.93%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (25.93%) Cisco ISE
5 7 (25.93%) Network Security
6 6 (22.22%) MPLS
6 6 (22.22%) Wireless
7 5 (18.52%) EIGRP
7 5 (18.52%) TACACS
7 5 (18.52%) VPN
8 4 (14.81%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (14.81%) VLAN
8 4 (14.81%) WLAN
9 3 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless
9 3 (11.11%) DNS
9 3 (11.11%) SSL
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Billing
4 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Network Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Cisco Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) Consultant
3 7 (25.93%) Security Consultant
4 5 (18.52%) Presales Consultant
4 5 (18.52%) Security Presales Consultant
5 4 (14.81%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Network Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Network Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Network Security Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Network Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Network Security Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Security Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Network Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.11%) FlexPod
3 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 8 (29.63%) Presales
3 5 (18.52%) Migration
4 4 (14.81%) ITIL
4 4 (14.81%) Network Management
4 4 (14.81%) Project Management
5 3 (11.11%) Application Performance Management
5 3 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (11.11%) Converged Infrastructure
5 3 (11.11%) ITIL V3
5 3 (11.11%) Line Management
5 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 3 (11.11%) Network Architecture
5 3 (11.11%) Network Design
5 3 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 3 (11.11%) Process Management
5 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 3 (11.11%) SIEM
5 3 (11.11%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 21 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (59.26%) CCNP
3 12 (44.44%) CCNA
4 2 (7.41%) CCIE
4 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.70%) Degree
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.70%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 26 (96.30%) Cisco
2 16 (59.26%) CheckPoint
3 13 (48.15%) Juniper
4 10 (37.04%) Fortinet
5 8 (29.63%) Aruba
5 8 (29.63%) Blue Coat
6 7 (25.93%) Palo Alto
7 5 (18.52%) Forcepoint
7 5 (18.52%) Imperva
7 5 (18.52%) Sourcefire
8 4 (14.81%) Brocade
8 4 (14.81%) SolarWinds
9 3 (11.11%) HP
9 3 (11.11%) Meraki
10 2 (7.41%) Radware
10 2 (7.41%) VMware
11 1 (3.70%) Citrix
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