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 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 80 96
Rank change year-on-year +22 +16  
Permanent jobs citing F5 28 27 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.56% 2.37% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 7.61% 5.11% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 26 26 3
Median salary £43,000 £41,250 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.24% -31.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,000 £58,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £71,750 £66,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

F5 is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 368 528 472
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 46.76% 46.40% 49.68%
Number of salaries quoted 297 461 429
Median salary £39,000 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.40% -1.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing F5 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 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 -6 8 £40,000 -5.88%
West Malling -4 3 £45,000 -35.71% 1
Sevenoaks - 1 £35,000 -
Tonbridge - 1 £70,000 -
F5
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 41 (95.35%) Cisco
1 41 (95.35%) CheckPoint
2 34 (79.07%) Firewall
3 27 (62.79%) LAN
3 27 (62.79%) WAN
4 25 (58.14%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (58.14%) Blue Coat
4 25 (58.14%) Palo Alto
5 23 (53.49%) Network Security
6 21 (48.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 21 (48.84%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 19 (44.19%) Fortinet
7 19 (44.19%) CCNP
7 19 (44.19%) SSL
7 19 (44.19%) VPN
8 17 (39.53%) ITIL
9 14 (32.56%) CCNA
9 14 (32.56%) PCI DSS
10 13 (30.23%) Aruba
10 13 (30.23%) VoIP
10 13 (30.23%) Wireless
11 12 (27.91%) Change Management
11 12 (27.91%) Project Management
11 12 (27.91%) Forcepoint
12 11 (25.58%) BGP
12 11 (25.58%) EIGRP
12 11 (25.58%) GAP Analysis
12 11 (25.58%) IPsec
12 11 (25.58%) VMware
12 11 (25.58%) WLAN

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 2 (4.65%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
1 7 (16.28%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 34 (79.07%) Firewall
2 27 (62.79%) LAN
2 27 (62.79%) WAN
3 23 (53.49%) Network Security
4 21 (48.84%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 21 (48.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 19 (44.19%) SSL
5 19 (44.19%) VPN
6 13 (30.23%) VoIP
6 13 (30.23%) Wireless
7 11 (25.58%) BGP
7 11 (25.58%) EIGRP
7 11 (25.58%) Fibre Channel
7 11 (25.58%) IP Telephony
7 11 (25.58%) IPsec
7 11 (25.58%) OSPF
7 11 (25.58%) SAN
7 11 (25.58%) WLAN
8 10 (23.26%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (11.63%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.33%) Power BI
1 1 (2.33%) PowerPivot
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Network Engineer
2 14 (32.56%) Network Support
3 11 (25.58%) Network Security Engineer
3 11 (25.58%) Security Engineer
4 9 (20.93%) Escalation Engineer
5 8 (18.60%) IT Engineer
5 8 (18.60%) IT Security Engineer
6 7 (16.28%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (11.63%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (11.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (9.30%) Analyst
8 4 (9.30%) Firewall Engineer
9 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (6.98%) Consultant
9 3 (6.98%) Network Analyst
9 3 (6.98%) Network Consultant
9 3 (6.98%) Network Support Analyst
9 3 (6.98%) Security Consultant
9 3 (6.98%) Support Analyst
9 3 (6.98%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) Fintech
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Linux
1 7 (16.28%) Windows
1 7 (16.28%) Windows 7
1 7 (16.28%) Windows Server
1 7 (16.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) ITIL
2 12 (27.91%) Change Management
2 12 (27.91%) Project Management
3 11 (25.58%) GAP Analysis
3 11 (25.58%) Network Monitoring
3 11 (25.58%) Presales
4 7 (16.28%) CRM
5 5 (11.63%) Network Architecture
5 5 (11.63%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.98%) Change Control
6 3 (6.98%) Load Balancing
6 3 (6.98%) PRINCE
6 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.98%) Risk Management
6 3 (6.98%) Service Management
7 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.33%) Network Design
7 1 (2.33%) Process Management
7 1 (2.33%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) Python
1 1 (2.33%) SQL
1 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
1 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (58.14%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (44.19%) CCNP
3 14 (32.56%) CCNA
4 11 (25.58%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (16.28%) CCSE
6 6 (13.95%) Degree
6 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
7 3 (6.98%) CCIE
7 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
8 2 (4.65%) HNC
8 2 (4.65%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (32.56%) PCI DSS
2 10 (23.26%) SLA
3 3 (6.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (25.58%) Hyper-V
1 11 (25.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 41 (95.35%) CheckPoint
1 41 (95.35%) Cisco
2 25 (58.14%) Blue Coat
2 25 (58.14%) Palo Alto
3 19 (44.19%) Fortinet
4 13 (30.23%) Aruba
5 12 (27.91%) Forcepoint
6 11 (25.58%) Brocade
6 11 (25.58%) Juniper
6 11 (25.58%) VMware
7 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
7 7 (16.28%) Sourcefire
8 4 (9.30%) Riverbed
9 3 (6.98%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 3 (6.98%) FireEye
9 3 (6.98%) LogLogic
9 3 (6.98%) Radianz
9 3 (6.98%) SolarWinds
9 3 (6.98%) TippingPoint
9 3 (6.98%) Tufin
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