Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for BIG-IP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BIG-IP over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F5 Networks BIG-IP
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 321 338 318
Rank change year-on-year +17 -20 -6
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 3 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.029% 0.017% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 0.11% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 13
West Midlands median annual salary £36,500 £60,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -39.17% +71.43% -6.67%
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +15.38% +9.47%

BIG-IP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1595 1853 1739
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.68% 16.02% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1297 1436 1539
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,750 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.63% +4.61% +1.33%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £60,500 £58,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

BIG-IP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing BIG-IP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for BIG-IP in the West Midlands

BIG-IP
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BIG-IP in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for BIG-IP in the West Midlands

BIG-IP
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BIG-IP in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for BIG-IP in the West Midlands

BIG-IP
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 BIG-IP within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
Birmingham +28 2 £35,750 -
Shropshire 0 1 £36,500 -39.17%
BIG-IP
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing BIG-IP 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 BIG-IP.

1 3 (100.00%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) Aruba
2 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 2 (66.67%) Meru Networks
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) Brocade
3 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Ansible
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation

BIG-IP
Co-occurring 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 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Junior
1 1 (33.33%) Junior Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Junior Network Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Support
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) Aruba
2 2 (66.67%) Brocade
2 2 (66.67%) Meru Networks
3 1 (33.33%) Fortinet