Period
to 20 October 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 20 October 2021 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 307 193 262
Rank change year-on-year -114 +69 -8
Permanent jobs citing F5 22 11 70
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.21% 0.28% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 0.47% 0.60% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 20 11 48
10th Percentile £35,500 " £41,250
25th Percentile £39,208 £29,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,750 £30,500 £58,750
Median % change year-on-year +43.44% -48.09% +2.17%
75th Percentile £48,750 £42,125 £67,500
90th Percentile £58,125 £52,500 £68,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £70,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -21.43% +16.67% +4.35%

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 the Midlands.

All Vendors
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 4,701 1,834 5,215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 44.36% 45.91% 46.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3,515 1,448 4,272
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,000 £25,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £35,188 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.44% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £61,000 £56,572 £56,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £68,225
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.80% +7.00% -

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing F5 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for F5 in the Midlands

F5
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing F5 in the Midlands.

Salary trend for F5 in the Midlands

F5
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing F5 in the Midlands over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Salary histogram for F5 in the Midlands

F5
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 October 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East Midlands -58 16 £45,000 -10.00% 3
West Midlands -109 6 £42,500 +39.34% 6
F5
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, IT jobs citing F5 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for F5.

1 19 (86.36%) Cisco
2 18 (81.82%) Firewall
3 12 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (54.55%) Wireless
4 10 (45.45%) BIG-IP
5 9 (40.91%) Juniper
5 9 (40.91%) CCNP
5 9 (40.91%) LAN
6 7 (31.82%) ITIL
6 7 (31.82%) VMware
6 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (31.82%) Network Management
7 6 (27.27%) Cisco UCCX
7 6 (27.27%) Cisco CUCM
7 6 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (27.27%) Windows
7 6 (27.27%) Cisco Wireless
7 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
8 5 (22.73%) Security Patching
8 5 (22.73%) Spanning Tree
8 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
8 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
8 5 (22.73%) Dell
8 5 (22.73%) DNS
8 5 (22.73%) SLA
8 5 (22.73%) Cisco Prime
8 5 (22.73%) Ansible
8 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
8 5 (22.73%) VLAN

F5
Co-occurring IT Skills in the 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 (4.55%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Azure
2 1 (4.55%) AWS
2 1 (4.55%) Azure Key Vault
2 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (81.82%) Firewall
2 12 (54.55%) Wireless
3 10 (45.45%) BIG-IP
4 9 (40.91%) LAN
5 6 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (27.27%) Cisco Wireless
6 5 (22.73%) DNS
6 5 (22.73%) Spanning Tree
6 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
6 5 (22.73%) VLAN
7 4 (18.18%) TACACS
8 3 (13.64%) BGP
8 3 (13.64%) Cisco ISE
8 3 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (13.64%) WAN
9 2 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (9.09%) NAS
9 2 (9.09%) Software-Defined Networking
9 2 (9.09%) Structured Cabling
9 2 (9.09%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (4.55%) SAP BW
1 1 (4.55%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.64%) Public Sector
2 3 (13.64%) Social Skills
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) Games
4 1 (4.55%) Law
4 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Network Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Network Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Network Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) SAP Basis Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) XMPP
2 1 (4.55%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.55%) SAP Basis
2 1 (4.55%) SAP BC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
1 4 (18.18%) Fibre Optics
2 2 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) HACMP
3 1 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
3 3 (13.64%) Linux
3 3 (13.64%) Unix
4 1 (4.55%) AIX
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) ITIL
1 7 (31.82%) Network Management
2 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (22.73%) Security Patching
4 4 (18.18%) Capacity Management
5 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Automation
5 3 (13.64%) Logistics
5 3 (13.64%) Migration
5 3 (13.64%) Patch Management
5 3 (13.64%) Project Management
6 2 (9.09%) Change Management
6 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 2 (9.09%) DevOps
6 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure as Code
6 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
6 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 2 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 2 (9.09%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (40.91%) CCNP
3 4 (18.18%) CCNA
4 3 (13.64%) CCIE
4 3 (13.64%) JNCIA
4 3 (13.64%) MCSA
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.55%) AWS Certification
5 1 (4.55%) CISSP
5 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.09%) VMware NSX
3 2 (9.09%) vSphere
4 1 (4.55%) NFS
4 1 (4.55%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) Cisco CUCM
1 6 (27.27%) Cisco UCCX
2 5 (22.73%) Ansible
2 5 (22.73%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco CME
4 2 (9.09%) FortiGate
4 2 (9.09%) Puppet
5 1 (4.55%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (4.55%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) Cisco
2 9 (40.91%) Juniper
3 7 (31.82%) VMware
4 5 (22.73%) Dell
5 4 (18.18%) Fortinet
6 3 (13.64%) Avaya
6 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
6 3 (13.64%) EMC
6 3 (13.64%) SolarWinds
7 2 (9.09%) Aruba
7 2 (9.09%) CommVault
7 2 (9.09%) DataCore
7 2 (9.09%) Dell Compellent
7 2 (9.09%) Isilon
7 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 2 (9.09%) Palo Alto
7 2 (9.09%) Veeam
8 1 (4.55%) Blue Coat
8 1 (4.55%) Citrix
8 1 (4.55%) OpenText