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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 77 87 82
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Permanent jobs citing F5 21 7 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.11% 0.72% 2.13%
As % of the Vendors category 4.03% 1.41% 3.98%
Number of salaries quoted 21 7 23
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,100 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £50,000 £60,000
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
521 498 628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 52.41% 51.29% 53.58%
Number of salaries quoted 460 462 508
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,450 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 24 May 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 24 May 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
Maidstone +12 11 £42,500 -26.08%
West Malling - 6 £73,500 -
F5
South East

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 37 (100.00%) Cisco
2 35 (94.59%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (94.59%) CheckPoint
3 34 (91.89%) Firewall
4 31 (83.78%) CCNP
5 28 (75.68%) CCSE
6 25 (67.57%) Juniper
7 23 (62.16%) Finance
8 22 (59.46%) CCNA
9 17 (45.95%) Blue Coat
10 16 (43.24%) Network Security
11 15 (40.54%) VPN
12 14 (37.84%) JNCIS
13 13 (35.14%) JNCIP
13 13 (35.14%) Aruba
13 13 (35.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 13 (35.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 11 (29.73%) Wireless
14 11 (29.73%) FortiGate
14 11 (29.73%) Cisco Nexus
14 11 (29.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 11 (29.73%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (27.03%) Check Point Certification
16 9 (24.32%) WAN
16 9 (24.32%) ITIL
16 9 (24.32%) CCSA
16 9 (24.32%) Extreme Networks
17 8 (21.62%) ExtremeXOS
17 8 (21.62%) Coaching
17 8 (21.62%) Palo Alto

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 (2.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
1 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 34 (91.89%) Firewall
2 16 (43.24%) Network Security
3 15 (40.54%) VPN
4 13 (35.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 13 (35.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 11 (29.73%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (29.73%) Cisco Nexus
5 11 (29.73%) Wireless
6 9 (24.32%) WAN
7 8 (21.62%) ExtremeXOS
7 8 (21.62%) IP Telephony
8 7 (18.92%) MPLS
8 7 (18.92%) OSPF
9 6 (16.22%) IPv4
10 5 (13.51%) IPsec
10 5 (13.51%) LAN
10 5 (13.51%) SSL
11 3 (8.11%) Cisco PIX
12 2 (5.41%) Internet
12 2 (5.41%) VXLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) LoadRunner
General
1 23 (62.16%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (72.97%) Network Engineer
2 12 (32.43%) Network Security Engineer
2 12 (32.43%) Security Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Architect
4 5 (13.51%) Network Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Check Point Support
5 4 (10.81%) Cisco Support
5 4 (10.81%) Firewall Support
5 4 (10.81%) Network Support
6 3 (8.11%) Cisco Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Firewall Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Graduate Support Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Junior Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Junior Cisco Support
6 3 (8.11%) Junior Network Support
6 3 (8.11%) Junior Support Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Network Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 6 (16.22%) iPad
3 4 (10.81%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) ITIL
2 8 (21.62%) Change Control
2 8 (21.62%) Coaching
3 5 (13.51%) Load Balancing
3 5 (13.51%) Network Design
4 2 (5.41%) CRM
4 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.70%) Change Management
5 1 (2.70%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.70%) Migration
5 1 (2.70%) Presales
5 1 (2.70%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 35 (94.59%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (83.78%) CCNP
3 28 (75.68%) CCSE
4 22 (59.46%) CCNA
5 14 (37.84%) JNCIS
6 13 (35.14%) JNCIP
7 10 (27.03%) Check Point Certification
8 9 (24.32%) CCSA
9 7 (18.92%) CCDA
9 7 (18.92%) CCDP
9 7 (18.92%) CCIE
9 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
10 6 (16.22%) CCSP
11 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
12 3 (8.11%) Degree
12 3 (8.11%) JNCIA
13 2 (5.41%) JNCIE
14 1 (2.70%) MCSA
14 1 (2.70%) MCSE
14 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (29.73%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) Cisco
2 35 (94.59%) CheckPoint
3 25 (67.57%) Juniper
4 17 (45.95%) Blue Coat
5 13 (35.14%) Aruba
6 9 (24.32%) Extreme Networks
7 8 (21.62%) Palo Alto
8 6 (16.22%) Forcepoint
9 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
10 1 (2.70%) BMC
10 1 (2.70%) BT
10 1 (2.70%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.70%) HP
10 1 (2.70%) Imperva
10 1 (2.70%) Openreach