Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West 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 23 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 263 260 207
Rank change year-on-year -3 -53 +58
Permanent jobs citing F5 65 83 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.64% 0.72% 1.01%
As % of the Vendors category 1.37% 1.58% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 25 51 98
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -2.56% -8.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £42,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

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 West Midlands.

All Vendors
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 4729 5265 5073
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 46.65% 45.86% 46.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3665 3873 4219
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for F5 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 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for F5 in the West Midlands

F5
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing F5 in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for F5 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 6 months to 23 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 +37 53 £52,500 +16.67% 1
Coventry +13 11 £36,500 -43.85%
Shropshire -8 1 £36,500 -33.03% 1
F5
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for F5.

1 59 (90.77%) Cisco
2 48 (73.85%) Cisco Certification
3 44 (67.69%) Firewall
4 43 (66.15%) CheckPoint
5 39 (60.00%) CCNP
6 36 (55.38%) Data Centre
7 35 (53.85%) HP
8 33 (50.77%) Brocade
8 33 (50.77%) Fortinet
9 31 (47.69%) ITIL
10 29 (44.62%) Line Management
11 28 (43.08%) WAN
11 28 (43.08%) Service Delivery
12 27 (41.54%) TCP/IP
12 27 (41.54%) OSPF
13 26 (40.00%) BGP
13 26 (40.00%) Load Balancing
14 25 (38.46%) VPN
14 25 (38.46%) Presales
15 24 (36.92%) CCNA
15 24 (36.92%) Juniper
16 22 (33.85%) Project Management
16 22 (33.85%) Wireless
17 21 (32.31%) ITIL V3
18 20 (30.77%) Network Security
18 20 (30.77%) VLAN
18 20 (30.77%) MPLS
18 20 (30.77%) Microsoft
19 19 (29.23%) Cisco ASA
19 19 (29.23%) SolarWinds

F5
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 4 (6.15%) Skype for Business
2 3 (4.62%) Apache
2 3 (4.62%) IIS
2 3 (4.62%) nginx
2 3 (4.62%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.54%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 14 (21.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (6.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (67.69%) Firewall
2 28 (43.08%) WAN
3 27 (41.54%) OSPF
3 27 (41.54%) TCP/IP
4 26 (40.00%) BGP
5 25 (38.46%) VPN
6 22 (33.85%) Wireless
7 20 (30.77%) MPLS
7 20 (30.77%) Network Security
7 20 (30.77%) VLAN
8 19 (29.23%) Cisco ASA
8 19 (29.23%) Cisco Nexus
9 17 (26.15%) SSL
10 16 (24.62%) Cisco ISE
10 16 (24.62%) LAN
11 15 (23.08%) IPsec
11 15 (23.08%) SNMP
12 14 (21.54%) Ethernet
13 8 (12.31%) Cisco Wireless
14 7 (10.77%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.54%) JIRA
1 1 (1.54%) Maven
1 1 (1.54%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.54%) Subversion
1 1 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (21.54%) Billing
2 11 (16.92%) Finance
3 4 (6.15%) Banking
4 2 (3.08%) Marketing
5 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (21.54%) Network Engineer
2 9 (13.85%) Technical Specialist
3 7 (10.77%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (10.77%) Network Specialist
4 6 (9.23%) Architect
4 6 (9.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Network Architect
5 5 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 5 (7.69%) Senior Network Specialist
6 4 (6.15%) Consultant
6 4 (6.15%) Network Consultant
7 3 (4.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Senior Technical Specialist
7 3 (4.62%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
8 2 (3.08%) Storage Specialist
8 2 (3.08%) Virtualisation Specialist
8 2 (3.08%) Voice Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) COM
1 1 (1.54%) Middleware
1 1 (1.54%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (55.38%) Data Centre
2 14 (21.54%) FlexPod
3 4 (6.15%) Driving Licence
3 4 (6.15%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.54%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.54%) Linux
2 13 (20.00%) Windows
3 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.62%) CentOS
4 3 (4.62%) Fedora
4 3 (4.62%) Unix
5 2 (3.08%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (47.69%) ITIL
2 29 (44.62%) Line Management
3 28 (43.08%) Service Delivery
4 26 (40.00%) Load Balancing
5 25 (38.46%) Presales
6 22 (33.85%) Project Management
7 21 (32.31%) ITIL V3
8 16 (24.62%) Network Design
9 15 (23.08%) Mentoring
10 14 (21.54%) Application Performance Management
10 14 (21.54%) Converged Infrastructure
10 14 (21.54%) Migration
10 14 (21.54%) Performance Management
10 14 (21.54%) Security Management
10 14 (21.54%) SIEM
10 14 (21.54%) Time Management
11 13 (20.00%) Network Virtualisation
12 10 (15.38%) Network Management
12 10 (15.38%) Service Management
13 9 (13.85%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.15%) C
Qualifications
1 48 (73.85%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (60.00%) CCNP
3 24 (36.92%) CCNA
4 2 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.08%) Postgraduate
4 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.54%) Degree
5 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.54%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.54%) PMP
5 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.54%) QA
2 4 (6.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (21.54%) Active Directory
1 14 (21.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.23%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.15%) VMware Server
4 3 (4.62%) Postfix
5 1 (1.54%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 15 (23.08%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (9.23%) Cisco UCCE
2 6 (9.23%) SCVMM
3 5 (7.69%) SCCM
4 4 (6.15%) QRadar
4 4 (6.15%) SCOM
4 4 (6.15%) WhatsUp Gold
5 3 (4.62%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (4.62%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (4.62%) Nagios
5 3 (4.62%) Simpana
6 1 (1.54%) Ansible
6 1 (1.54%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (1.54%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 59 (90.77%) Cisco
2 43 (66.15%) CheckPoint
3 35 (53.85%) HP
4 33 (50.77%) Brocade
4 33 (50.77%) Fortinet
5 24 (36.92%) Juniper
6 20 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 19 (29.23%) SolarWinds
8 18 (27.69%) Meraki
9 17 (26.15%) VMware
10 16 (24.62%) Aruba
11 14 (21.54%) Sourcefire
12 7 (10.77%) CommVault
12 7 (10.77%) Huawei
13 6 (9.23%) BMC
13 6 (9.23%) Citrix
14 4 (6.15%) Dell
14 4 (6.15%) EMC
14 4 (6.15%) Tripwire
14 4 (6.15%) Veeam