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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 60 99 78
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -21
Permanent jobs citing F5 25 2 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.19% 0.18% 2.69%
As % of the Vendors category 6.43% 0.39% 5.30%
Number of salaries quoted 24 2 30
Median salary £43,000 £48,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.79% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £41,750 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £55,750 £63,000
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
389 509 604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 49.62% 45.61% 50.76%
Number of salaries quoted 318 436 535
Median salary £43,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £57,500
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 4 December 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 4 December 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 - 6 £35,000 -
Tonbridge - 2 £72,500 -
Rochester - 1 - -
F5
South East

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 56 (94.92%) Cisco
1 56 (94.92%) CheckPoint
1 56 (94.92%) Firewall
2 48 (81.36%) ITIL
3 47 (79.66%) Cisco Certification
4 43 (72.88%) CCNP
5 42 (71.19%) CCNA
6 40 (67.80%) IP Telephony
7 29 (49.15%) CCSE
8 28 (47.46%) Extreme Networks
9 26 (44.07%) ExtremeXOS
9 26 (44.07%) Change Control
10 23 (38.98%) Check Point Certification
11 21 (35.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 20 (33.90%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 17 (28.81%) VPN
13 17 (28.81%) PCI DSS
14 16 (27.12%) Juniper
15 15 (25.42%) LAN
15 15 (25.42%) WAN
15 15 (25.42%) Blue Coat
16 14 (23.73%) VMware Infrastructure
16 14 (23.73%) SAN
16 14 (23.73%) OSPF
16 14 (23.73%) BGP
16 14 (23.73%) VMware
17 12 (20.34%) IPsec
17 12 (20.34%) GAP Analysis
17 12 (20.34%) EIGRP
17 12 (20.34%) ITIL Certification

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:

Communications & Networking
1 56 (94.92%) Firewall
2 40 (67.80%) IP Telephony
3 26 (44.07%) ExtremeXOS
4 21 (35.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 20 (33.90%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 17 (28.81%) VPN
7 15 (25.42%) LAN
7 15 (25.42%) WAN
8 14 (23.73%) BGP
8 14 (23.73%) OSPF
8 14 (23.73%) SAN
9 12 (20.34%) EIGRP
9 12 (20.34%) Fibre Channel
9 12 (20.34%) IPsec
9 12 (20.34%) SSL
9 12 (20.34%) VoIP
9 12 (20.34%) WLAN
10 10 (16.95%) Network Security
11 9 (15.25%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (15.25%) Wireless
General
1 9 (15.25%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Banking
3 3 (5.08%) Legal
4 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (45.76%) Support Engineer
2 21 (35.59%) Data Engineer
2 21 (35.59%) Network Support
3 19 (32.20%) Network Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Network Support Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Check Point Support
5 5 (8.47%) Cisco Support
5 5 (8.47%) Firewall Support
5 5 (8.47%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Security Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Check Point Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Cisco Security Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Firewall Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Network Security Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Network Support Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Technical Security Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (3.39%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.69%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.39%) Linux
1 2 (3.39%) Windows
1 2 (3.39%) Windows Server
1 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (81.36%) ITIL
2 26 (44.07%) Change Control
3 12 (20.34%) GAP Analysis
3 12 (20.34%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (10.17%) Change Management
5 5 (8.47%) Network Architecture
5 5 (8.47%) Project Management
5 5 (8.47%) Service Management
6 4 (6.78%) Risk Management
6 4 (6.78%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.39%) Information Security
8 1 (1.69%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.69%) BCP
8 1 (1.69%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.69%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.69%) Integration Testing
8 1 (1.69%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.69%) Network Design
8 1 (1.69%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.69%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 47 (79.66%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (72.88%) CCNP
3 42 (71.19%) CCNA
4 29 (49.15%) CCSE
5 23 (38.98%) Check Point Certification
6 12 (20.34%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (8.47%) Degree
8 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
9 3 (5.08%) JNCIP
9 3 (5.08%) JNCIS
10 1 (1.69%) CCIE
10 1 (1.69%) CCSA
10 1 (1.69%) CCSP
10 1 (1.69%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (28.81%) PCI DSS
2 5 (8.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (6.78%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (23.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (18.64%) Hyper-V
3 5 (8.47%) Firmware
4 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.39%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.39%) Foglight
2 2 (3.39%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.69%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 56 (94.92%) CheckPoint
1 56 (94.92%) Cisco
2 28 (47.46%) Extreme Networks
3 16 (27.12%) Juniper
4 15 (25.42%) Blue Coat
5 14 (23.73%) VMware
6 12 (20.34%) Brocade
7 9 (15.25%) Aruba
8 7 (11.86%) SolarWinds
9 6 (10.17%) Forcepoint
9 6 (10.17%) Riverbed
10 5 (8.47%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 5 (8.47%) FireEye
10 5 (8.47%) LogLogic
10 5 (8.47%) Palo Alto
10 5 (8.47%) TippingPoint
10 5 (8.47%) Tufin
11 4 (6.78%) HP
11 4 (6.78%) Radianz
12 1 (1.69%) Intel Security