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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within F5 Networks, Inc.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 89 69 74
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +5
Permanent jobs citing F5 8 34 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.74% 2.94% 2.13%
As % of the Vendors category 1.58% 5.61% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 8 33 19
Average salary £30,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,700 £22,900 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £51,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +2.10%
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
506 606 524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 46.64% 52.33% 48.52%
Number of salaries quoted 468 538 435
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing F5 across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 July 2015.

F5 Salary Histogram in Kent

F5
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Kent region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. 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
Tonbridge - 1 £42,500 -
F5
South East

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region citing F5 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 F5.

1 10 (90.91%) Juniper
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco
3 8 (72.73%) CheckPoint
3 8 (72.73%) Firewall
4 7 (63.64%) Websense
4 7 (63.64%) Blue Coat
5 6 (54.55%) Network Security
5 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
6 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (45.45%) Cisco PIX
6 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (36.36%) Degree
7 4 (36.36%) CCNA
8 3 (27.27%) LAN
8 3 (27.27%) WAN
8 3 (27.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (27.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
9 2 (18.18%) Information Security
9 2 (18.18%) Internet
9 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
9 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
9 2 (18.18%) Riverbed
9 2 (18.18%) Legal
10 1 (9.09%) CCSE
10 1 (9.09%) JNCIS
10 1 (9.09%) TippingPoint
10 1 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
10 1 (9.09%) Tufin

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region citing F5 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 F5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 6 (54.55%) Network Security
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (27.27%) LAN
4 3 (27.27%) WAN
4 3 (27.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (27.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (18.18%) Internet
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (9.09%) DHCP
6 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 1 (9.09%) DNS
General
1 2 (18.18%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Network Support
2 4 (36.36%) Network Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Security Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Support Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Network Support Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Firewall Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Firewall Support
2 4 (36.36%) Network Security Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Escalation Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (18.18%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Network Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Information Security
1 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 1 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
2 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
2 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (36.36%) CCNA
3 4 (36.36%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) CCNP
5 1 (9.09%) CISSP
5 1 (9.09%) CCSE
5 1 (9.09%) JNCIS
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Juniper
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco
3 8 (72.73%) CheckPoint
4 7 (63.64%) Websense
4 7 (63.64%) Blue Coat
5 2 (18.18%) Riverbed
6 1 (9.09%) Tufin
6 1 (9.09%) Aruba
6 1 (9.09%) LogLogic
6 1 (9.09%) Lumension
6 1 (9.09%) SonicWALL
6 1 (9.09%) TippingPoint
6 1 (9.09%) Tradeweb
6 1 (9.09%) TIBCO
6 1 (9.09%) Bloomberg
6 1 (9.09%) McAfee
6 1 (9.09%) Radianz