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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 75 93 74
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -19
Permanent jobs citing F5 13 8 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.36% 0.73% 3.17%
As % of the Vendors category 2.66% 1.54% 6.02%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 35
Median salary £42,500 £30,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+39.34% -18.66%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
489 521 615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 50.99% 47.28% 52.70%
Number of salaries quoted 421 478 544
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 - 11 £42,500 -
West Malling - 2 £50,250 -
F5
South East

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 40 (100.00%) Cisco
2 39 (97.50%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (95.00%) CheckPoint
3 38 (95.00%) Firewall
4 35 (87.50%) CCNP
5 32 (80.00%) CCSE
6 29 (72.50%) Juniper
7 27 (67.50%) Finance
8 22 (55.00%) CCNA
9 20 (50.00%) Blue Coat
10 19 (47.50%) Network Security
11 18 (45.00%) JNCIS
12 17 (42.50%) JNCIP
12 17 (42.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 17 (42.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 16 (40.00%) Aruba
14 15 (37.50%) VPN
14 15 (37.50%) Wireless
14 15 (37.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 15 (37.50%) FortiGate
15 11 (27.50%) Cisco Nexus
15 11 (27.50%) Cisco ASA
16 10 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
17 9 (22.50%) WAN
17 9 (22.50%) ITIL
17 9 (22.50%) CCSA
17 9 (22.50%) Extreme Networks
18 8 (20.00%) Palo Alto
18 8 (20.00%) Coaching
18 8 (20.00%) ExtremeXOS

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 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 38 (95.00%) Firewall
2 19 (47.50%) Network Security
3 17 (42.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 17 (42.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 15 (37.50%) VPN
4 15 (37.50%) Wireless
5 11 (27.50%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (27.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (22.50%) WAN
7 8 (20.00%) ExtremeXOS
7 8 (20.00%) IP Telephony
8 7 (17.50%) MPLS
8 7 (17.50%) OSPF
9 6 (15.00%) IPv4
10 5 (12.50%) IPsec
10 5 (12.50%) LAN
10 5 (12.50%) SSL
11 3 (7.50%) Cisco PIX
12 2 (5.00%) VXLAN
13 1 (2.50%) FWSM
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 27 (67.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (77.50%) Network Engineer
2 16 (40.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 16 (40.00%) Security Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Architect
4 5 (12.50%) Network Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Check Point Support
5 4 (10.00%) Cisco Support
5 4 (10.00%) Firewall Support
5 4 (10.00%) Network Support
6 3 (7.50%) Check Point Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Cisco Security Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Graduate Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Graduate Security Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Junior Network Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Junior Security Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Network Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Network Support Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 15 (37.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 6 (15.00%) iPad
3 4 (10.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) ITIL
2 8 (20.00%) Change Control
2 8 (20.00%) Coaching
3 5 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 5 (12.50%) Network Design
4 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.50%) Change Management
5 1 (2.50%) CRM
5 1 (2.50%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.50%) Migration
5 1 (2.50%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 39 (97.50%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (87.50%) CCNP
3 32 (80.00%) CCSE
4 22 (55.00%) CCNA
5 18 (45.00%) JNCIS
6 17 (42.50%) JNCIP
7 10 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
8 9 (22.50%) CCSA
9 7 (17.50%) CCDA
9 7 (17.50%) CCDP
9 7 (17.50%) CCIE
9 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
10 6 (15.00%) CCSP
11 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
12 3 (7.50%) Degree
12 3 (7.50%) JNCIA
13 2 (5.00%) JNCIE
14 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (2.50%) MOS
14 1 (2.50%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (20.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (37.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) Cisco
2 38 (95.00%) CheckPoint
3 29 (72.50%) Juniper
4 20 (50.00%) Blue Coat
5 16 (40.00%) Aruba
6 9 (22.50%) Extreme Networks
7 8 (20.00%) Palo Alto
8 5 (12.50%) Forcepoint
9 1 (2.50%) BMC
9 1 (2.50%) BT
9 1 (2.50%) HP
9 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.50%) Openreach
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