The table below looks at the statistics for BIG-IP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 93 - 79
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.20% - 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.87% - 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £50,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -6.66%
BIG-IP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
231 197 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 23.17% 18.39% 22.61%
Number of salaries quoted 193 165 156
Average salary £46,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.48% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £23,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BIG-IP across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BIG-IP Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

BIG-IP
Salary Trend in Kent

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

BIG-IP Salary Trend in Kent

BIG-IP
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BIG-IP within the Kent region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £50,000 -
BIG-IP
South East

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region citing BIG-IP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BIG-IP.

1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) CCNA
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) MPLS
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
1 5 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Foglight
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) XenApp
1 5 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 5 (100.00%) vSphere
1 5 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region citing BIG-IP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BIG-IP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) MPLS
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Network Support
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Support
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) CCNA
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (40.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) XenApp
1 5 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 5 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Foglight
1 5 (100.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (40.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) F5
1 5 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (40.00%) Veeam
3 1 (20.00%) Mercator