Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited F5 over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 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.

F5
South East > Kent
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 74 142
Rank change year-on-year +1 +68 -63
Permanent jobs citing F5 37 57 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.79% 3.31% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 6.65% 7.04% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 37 56 7
Kent median annual salary £49,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.67% -6.25% -3.03%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,500 £19,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,875 £50,000
South East median annual salary £49,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +5.00% -

F5 is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Kent.

All Vendors
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 556 810 980
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 41.96% 46.98% 45.04%
Number of salaries quoted 479 689 863
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.90% -3.75%
10th Percentile £23,700 £22,500 £23,550
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £55,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing F5 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for F5 in Kent

F5
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for F5 in Kent

F5
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing F5 in Kent over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for F5 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Malling - 25 £49,000 -
F5
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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%) CheckPoint
1 37 (100.00%) Firewall
2 32 (86.49%) Cisco
3 31 (83.78%) WAN
4 30 (81.08%) Cisco ASA
5 27 (72.97%) ITIL
6 26 (70.27%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (67.57%) CCIE
7 25 (67.57%) MPLS
7 25 (67.57%) Load Balancing
8 24 (64.86%) Change Management
8 24 (64.86%) CCNA
9 23 (62.16%) CCNP
9 23 (62.16%) VPN
10 22 (59.46%) VLAN
10 22 (59.46%) SolarWinds
10 22 (59.46%) Network Monitoring
10 22 (59.46%) Palo Alto
11 21 (56.76%) Cisco PIX
12 10 (27.03%) Fortinet
12 10 (27.03%) Information Security
12 10 (27.03%) Cybersecurity
13 9 (24.32%) Network Architecture
14 8 (21.62%) LAN
15 7 (18.92%) Juniper
15 7 (18.92%) Network Security
15 7 (18.92%) Blue Coat
16 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2
16 5 (13.51%) PRINCE
16 5 (13.51%) Intrusion Detection

F5
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.11%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 37 (100.00%) Firewall
2 31 (83.78%) WAN
3 30 (81.08%) Cisco ASA
4 25 (67.57%) MPLS
5 23 (62.16%) VPN
6 22 (59.46%) VLAN
7 21 (56.76%) Cisco PIX
8 8 (21.62%) LAN
9 7 (18.92%) Network Security
10 5 (13.51%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (10.81%) IPsec
11 4 (10.81%) OSPF
12 3 (8.11%) BGP
12 3 (8.11%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (8.11%) EIGRP
12 3 (8.11%) HSRP
12 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
12 3 (8.11%) VRRP
12 3 (8.11%) Wireless
13 2 (5.41%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 23 (62.16%) Network Engineer
2 20 (54.05%) Deployment Engineer
2 20 (54.05%) Network Deployment Engineer
3 17 (45.95%) Cisco Engineer
3 17 (45.95%) WAN Engineer
4 16 (43.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) Analyst
6 5 (13.51%) Consultant
6 5 (13.51%) Firewall Consultant
6 5 (13.51%) Firewall Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) IT Consultant
6 5 (13.51%) IT Security Consultant
6 5 (13.51%) Network Consultant
6 5 (13.51%) Network Security Consultant
6 5 (13.51%) Security Consultant
6 5 (13.51%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (13.51%) SOC Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Firewall Support
7 1 (2.70%) Graduate Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Driving Licence
2 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (72.97%) ITIL
2 25 (67.57%) Load Balancing
3 24 (64.86%) Change Management
4 22 (59.46%) Network Monitoring
5 10 (27.03%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (27.03%) Information Security
6 9 (24.32%) Network Architecture
7 5 (13.51%) Change Control
7 5 (13.51%) Presales
7 5 (13.51%) PRINCE
7 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2
7 5 (13.51%) Project Management
7 5 (13.51%) Security Operations
8 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
8 3 (8.11%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 26 (70.27%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (67.57%) CCIE
3 24 (64.86%) CCNA
4 23 (62.16%) CCNP
5 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
6 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
7 2 (5.41%) CCSE
7 2 (5.41%) HNC
7 2 (5.41%) HND
8 1 (2.70%) CCDA
8 1 (2.70%) CCDP
8 1 (2.70%) CCSA
8 1 (2.70%) Degree
8 1 (2.70%) JNCIE
8 1 (2.70%) JNCIP
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 32 (86.49%) Cisco
3 22 (59.46%) Palo Alto
3 22 (59.46%) SolarWinds
4 10 (27.03%) Fortinet
5 7 (18.92%) Blue Coat
5 7 (18.92%) Juniper
6 3 (8.11%) Avaya
7 2 (5.41%) Aruba
7 2 (5.41%) Forcepoint