The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank - 93 77
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 0 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - 0.19% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.81% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +10.55%
Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
228 248 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 20.14% 23.37% 20.07%
Number of salaries quoted 197 218 154
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
BIG-IP
South East

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 9 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 9 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 9 (100.00%) LAN
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) CCNP
1 9 (100.00%) CCNA
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (100.00%) Citrix
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 9 (100.00%) ITIL
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) MCSE
1 9 (100.00%) MPLS
1 9 (100.00%) OSPF
1 9 (100.00%) BGP
1 9 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) Foglight
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 9 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 9 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (100.00%) XenApp
1 9 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 9 (100.00%) vSphere
1 9 (100.00%) Capacity Planning

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 9 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 9 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 9 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) LAN
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
1 9 (100.00%) MPLS
1 9 (100.00%) OSPF
1 9 (100.00%) BGP
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco Nexus
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 7 (77.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 7 (77.78%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
1 7 (77.78%) Senior Network Support
1 7 (77.78%) Senior Network Support Engineer
1 7 (77.78%) Network Engineer
1 7 (77.78%) Support Engineer
1 7 (77.78%) 3rd Line Support
1 7 (77.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (77.78%) Network Support Engineer
1 7 (77.78%) Senior Network Engineer
1 7 (77.78%) Network Support
1 7 (77.78%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (77.78%) Senior Support Engineer
1 7 (77.78%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) ITIL
1 9 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 9 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 9 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) CCNP
1 9 (100.00%) CCNA
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (100.00%) MCSE
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (77.78%) MCSA
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (100.00%) XenApp
1 9 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 9 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (100.00%) Foglight
1 9 (100.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 7 (77.78%) SCCM
2 7 (77.78%) SCOM
2 7 (77.78%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) Citrix
1 9 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
1 9 (100.00%) F5
1 9 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 7 (77.78%) Veeam
3 2 (22.22%) Mercator