The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 48 99 60
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -39
Permanent jobs citing F5 43 4 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.98% 0.38% 3.74%
As % of the Vendors category 10.36% 0.83% 7.34%
Number of salaries quoted 42 4 37
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
F5
South East

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

Vendors Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
415 484 504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 48.09% 45.83% 50.96%
Number of salaries quoted 359 443 420
Median salary £38,000 £38,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.29% -6.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,150 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,050 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing F5 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

F5
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing F5 across the Kent region.

F5 Salary Trend in Kent

F5
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing F5 across the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

F5 Salary Histogram in Kent

F5
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Folkestone - 23 £35,000 -
Sevenoaks - 1 £44,000 -
Tonbridge - 1 £72,500 -
F5
South East

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 Kent region with a requirement for F5.

1 54 (96.43%) CheckPoint
1 54 (96.43%) Firewall
2 53 (94.64%) Cisco
3 48 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
4 44 (78.57%) CCNP
5 39 (69.64%) ITIL
6 38 (67.86%) CCSE
7 36 (64.29%) CCNA
8 33 (58.93%) IP Telephony
9 29 (51.79%) Extreme Networks
10 26 (46.43%) ExtremeXOS
10 26 (46.43%) Change Control
11 23 (41.07%) Check Point Certification
12 20 (35.71%) Juniper
13 19 (33.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 18 (32.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 18 (32.14%) Blue Coat
15 16 (28.57%) Network Security
16 14 (25.00%) Finance
17 13 (23.21%) Wireless
17 13 (23.21%) Aruba
18 11 (19.64%) VPN
18 11 (19.64%) JNCIS
18 11 (19.64%) JNCIP
18 11 (19.64%) FortiGate
18 11 (19.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
19 8 (14.29%) OSPF
20 7 (12.50%) BGP
20 7 (12.50%) WAN
20 7 (12.50%) SAN

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 (1.79%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 54 (96.43%) Firewall
2 33 (58.93%) IP Telephony
3 26 (46.43%) ExtremeXOS
4 19 (33.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 18 (32.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 16 (28.57%) Network Security
7 13 (23.21%) Wireless
8 11 (19.64%) VPN
9 8 (14.29%) OSPF
10 7 (12.50%) BGP
10 7 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (12.50%) SAN
10 7 (12.50%) WAN
11 6 (10.71%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (10.71%) IPsec
11 6 (10.71%) LAN
11 6 (10.71%) SSL
12 5 (8.93%) EIGRP
12 5 (8.93%) VoIP
12 5 (8.93%) WLAN
General
1 14 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Legal
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (48.21%) Support Engineer
2 22 (39.29%) Network Engineer
3 21 (37.50%) Data Engineer
4 13 (23.21%) Network Support
5 12 (21.43%) Network Security Engineer
5 12 (21.43%) Security Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Check Point Support
7 4 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Cisco Support
7 4 (7.14%) Firewall Support
7 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Check Point Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Cisco Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Cisco Network Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Cisco Security Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Data Network Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Firewall Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Network Security Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Technical Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.79%) iPad
3 1 (1.79%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) Linux
1 2 (3.57%) Windows
1 2 (3.57%) Windows Server
1 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (69.64%) ITIL
2 26 (46.43%) Change Control
3 5 (8.93%) GAP Analysis
3 5 (8.93%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (5.36%) Change Management
5 2 (3.57%) Information Security
5 2 (3.57%) Network Architecture
5 2 (3.57%) Project Management
5 2 (3.57%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.57%) Service Management
6 1 (1.79%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.79%) Business Continuity
6 1 (1.79%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (1.79%) Capacity Management
6 1 (1.79%) Coaching
6 1 (1.79%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.79%) Migration
6 1 (1.79%) Network Management
6 1 (1.79%) Process Improvement
6 1 (1.79%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 48 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (78.57%) CCNP
3 38 (67.86%) CCSE
4 36 (64.29%) CCNA
5 23 (41.07%) Check Point Certification
6 11 (19.64%) JNCIP
6 11 (19.64%) JNCIS
7 5 (8.93%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (5.36%) Degree
8 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
9 2 (3.57%) CCIE
9 2 (3.57%) CCSA
9 2 (3.57%) CCSP
10 1 (1.79%) CCDA
10 1 (1.79%) CCDP
10 1 (1.79%) CISSP
10 1 (1.79%) MCSA
10 1 (1.79%) MCSE
10 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.79%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.93%) Firmware
3 4 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (19.64%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.57%) Foglight
2 2 (3.57%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 54 (96.43%) CheckPoint
2 53 (94.64%) Cisco
3 29 (51.79%) Extreme Networks
4 20 (35.71%) Juniper
5 18 (32.14%) Blue Coat
6 13 (23.21%) Aruba
7 7 (12.50%) VMware
8 5 (8.93%) Brocade
9 4 (7.14%) Forcepoint
9 4 (7.14%) HP
9 4 (7.14%) Palo Alto
9 4 (7.14%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.57%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 2 (3.57%) FireEye
10 2 (3.57%) LogLogic
10 2 (3.57%) Riverbed
10 2 (3.57%) TippingPoint
10 2 (3.57%) Tufin
11 1 (1.79%) BMC
11 1 (1.79%) IronPort