The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for F5 BIG-IP LTM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited F5 BIG-IP LTM over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
South East / Kent
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 101 97
Rank change year-on-year +24 -4  
Permanent jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 9 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.14% 0.53% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.44% 2.36% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 2
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -32.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% -  

F5 BIG-IP LTM is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 121 254 235
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 15.37% 22.32% 24.74%
Number of salaries quoted 94 224 207
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -9.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £54,400 £55,000 £65,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing F5 BIG-IP LTM as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for F5 BIG-IP LTM in Kent

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for F5 BIG-IP LTM in Kent

F5 BIG-IP LTM
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 BIG-IP LTM within the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 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 -7 7 £40,000 -5.88%
F5 BIG-IP LTM
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 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 BIG-IP LTM.

1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
1 21 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 21 (100.00%) F5
1 21 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 18 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (85.71%) CCNP
2 18 (85.71%) LAN
2 18 (85.71%) WAN
3 14 (66.67%) ITIL
3 14 (66.67%) Firewall
3 14 (66.67%) PCI DSS
4 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (52.38%) Hyper-V
4 11 (52.38%) Network Monitoring
4 11 (52.38%) IPsec
4 11 (52.38%) VMware
4 11 (52.38%) IP Telephony
4 11 (52.38%) Brocade
4 11 (52.38%) GAP Analysis
4 11 (52.38%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (52.38%) SAN
4 11 (52.38%) OSPF
4 11 (52.38%) BGP
4 11 (52.38%) EIGRP
4 11 (52.38%) VoIP
4 11 (52.38%) WLAN
4 11 (52.38%) CCNA
4 11 (52.38%) VPN
4 11 (52.38%) SSL
4 11 (52.38%) Fibre Channel

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 7 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 21 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 18 (85.71%) LAN
2 18 (85.71%) WAN
3 14 (66.67%) Firewall
4 11 (52.38%) BGP
4 11 (52.38%) EIGRP
4 11 (52.38%) Fibre Channel
4 11 (52.38%) IP Telephony
4 11 (52.38%) IPsec
4 11 (52.38%) OSPF
4 11 (52.38%) SAN
4 11 (52.38%) SSL
4 11 (52.38%) VoIP
4 11 (52.38%) VPN
4 11 (52.38%) WLAN
5 10 (47.62%) Wireless
6 7 (33.33%) Network Security
7 3 (14.29%) BIG-IP
7 3 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (14.29%) WAAS
General
1 3 (14.29%) Banking
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Network Support
2 7 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Escalation Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Linux
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
1 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 7 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 7 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) ITIL
2 11 (52.38%) GAP Analysis
2 11 (52.38%) Network Monitoring
3 10 (47.62%) Change Management
4 7 (33.33%) CRM
5 3 (14.29%) Network Architecture
5 3 (14.29%) Project Management
5 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 3 (14.29%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 18 (85.71%) CCNP
1 18 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (52.38%) CCNA
2 11 (52.38%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (33.33%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 10 (47.62%) SLA
3 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) Hyper-V
1 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
1 21 (100.00%) F5
2 11 (52.38%) Brocade
2 11 (52.38%) VMware
3 10 (47.62%) Aruba
3 10 (47.62%) Blue Coat
3 10 (47.62%) Palo Alto
4 7 (33.33%) Forcepoint
4 7 (33.33%) Fortinet
4 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (33.33%) Sourcefire
5 3 (14.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 3 (14.29%) Juniper
5 3 (14.29%) LogLogic
5 3 (14.29%) Radianz
5 3 (14.29%) Riverbed
5 3 (14.29%) SolarWinds
5 3 (14.29%) TippingPoint
5 3 (14.29%) Tufin