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 3 months to 25 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 205 214 159
Rank change year-on-year +9 -55  
Permanent jobs citing F5 28 31 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.55% 0.51% 1.14%
As % of the Vendors category 1.27% 1.12% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 22 23 59
Median salary £52,152 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.79% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £45,000 £35,400
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £58,400 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £51,402 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.80% -  

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 the West Midlands.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 2200 2776 2725
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 43.17% 45.54% 47.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1738 2015 2248
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,750 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +11 17 £58,000 +11.53% 3
Coventry 0 5 £51,303 +14.00% 2
Worcestershire -3 4 £47,500 -
Herefordshire - 1 £42,500 -
F5
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for F5.

1 62 (96.88%) Cisco
2 48 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 43 (67.19%) CCNP
4 41 (64.06%) Firewall
5 34 (53.13%) Load Balancing
6 33 (51.56%) LAN
7 31 (48.44%) WAN
7 31 (48.44%) CCNA
8 25 (39.06%) Cisco ASA
9 21 (32.81%) CheckPoint
9 21 (32.81%) OSPF
10 19 (29.69%) Network Security
11 18 (28.13%) Cisco Nexus
12 17 (26.56%) PCI DSS
13 16 (25.00%) Juniper
13 16 (25.00%) MPLS
13 16 (25.00%) DNS
13 16 (25.00%) TCP/IP
14 15 (23.44%) VPN
14 15 (23.44%) DHCP
14 15 (23.44%) Fortinet
15 14 (21.88%) Project Management
16 12 (18.75%) BGP
16 12 (18.75%) Data Centre
17 11 (17.19%) 802.1X
17 11 (17.19%) DMVPN
17 11 (17.19%) Cyberoam
17 11 (17.19%) Security Cleared
17 11 (17.19%) HSRP
17 11 (17.19%) BGP-4

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 2 (3.13%) Apache
1 2 (3.13%) IIS
1 2 (3.13%) nginx
1 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 41 (64.06%) Firewall
2 33 (51.56%) LAN
3 31 (48.44%) WAN
4 25 (39.06%) Cisco ASA
5 21 (32.81%) OSPF
6 19 (29.69%) Network Security
7 18 (28.13%) Cisco Nexus
8 16 (25.00%) DNS
8 16 (25.00%) MPLS
8 16 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 15 (23.44%) DHCP
9 15 (23.44%) VPN
10 12 (18.75%) BGP
11 11 (17.19%) BGP-4
11 11 (17.19%) Cisco IOS
11 11 (17.19%) DMVPN
11 11 (17.19%) HSRP
11 11 (17.19%) IPv6
12 10 (15.63%) VoIP
13 8 (12.50%) Cisco ISE
General
1 7 (10.94%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Banking
3 2 (3.13%) Billing
4 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Marketing
4 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (64.06%) Network Engineer
2 19 (29.69%) Cisco Engineer
2 19 (29.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 9 (14.06%) Senior Network Engineer
4 8 (12.50%) Consultant
5 7 (10.94%) Security Consultant
6 5 (7.81%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Presales Consultant
6 5 (7.81%) Security Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Security Presales Consultant
6 5 (7.81%) Switch Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Firewall Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Network Manager
7 4 (6.25%) Technical Manager
8 3 (4.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Architect
8 3 (4.69%) Network Consultant
9 2 (3.13%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.13%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.19%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.56%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.13%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.13%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.94%) Windows
2 5 (7.81%) Linux
2 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (4.69%) Windows 10
3 3 (4.69%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.13%) CentOS
4 2 (3.13%) Fedora
5 1 (1.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (53.13%) Load Balancing
2 14 (21.88%) Project Management
3 9 (14.06%) Presales
4 8 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (10.94%) ITIL
6 6 (9.38%) Network Management
7 5 (7.81%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (6.25%) Change Control
8 4 (6.25%) Migration
8 4 (6.25%) Network Design
8 4 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (4.69%) Application Performance Management
9 3 (4.69%) Coaching
9 3 (4.69%) Customer Requirements
9 3 (4.69%) Network Architecture
9 3 (4.69%) Performance Management
9 3 (4.69%) Process Management
9 3 (4.69%) Threat Analysis
10 2 (3.13%) Converged Infrastructure
Qualifications
1 48 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (67.19%) CCNP
3 31 (48.44%) CCNA
4 11 (17.19%) CCIE
4 11 (17.19%) Security Cleared
5 9 (14.06%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.56%) Degree
6 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (26.56%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.13%) Postfix
1 2 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.56%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (9.38%) Cisco UCCE
2 5 (7.81%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (6.25%) SCCM
4 3 (4.69%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (3.13%) Nagios
5 2 (3.13%) Simpana
6 1 (1.56%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 62 (96.88%) Cisco
2 21 (32.81%) CheckPoint
3 16 (25.00%) Juniper
4 15 (23.44%) Fortinet
5 11 (17.19%) Cyberoam
6 8 (12.50%) Blue Coat
7 7 (10.94%) Aruba
7 7 (10.94%) Palo Alto
8 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
9 5 (7.81%) Forcepoint
9 5 (7.81%) Imperva
10 4 (6.25%) Sourcefire
10 4 (6.25%) VMware
11 3 (4.69%) Brocade
11 3 (4.69%) Riverbed
11 3 (4.69%) SolarWinds
12 2 (3.13%) CommVault
12 2 (3.13%) Meraki
12 2 (3.13%) Radware
12 2 (3.13%) Red Hat
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