Period
to 16 September 2019

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 16 September 2019 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
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 87 77 74
Rank change year-on-year -10 -3 +4
Permanent jobs citing F5 14 21 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.45% 2.02% 2.73%
As % of the Vendors category 3.05% 4.45% 6.22%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 36
Kent median annual salary £56,250 £55,000 £48,625
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +13.11% +25.48%
10th Percentile £46,500 £48,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £61,000 £67,500 £55,000
South East median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -15.38% +18.18% +4.76%

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 459 472 579
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 47.42% 45.34% 43.86%
Number of salaries quoted 368 425 504
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,875 £60,000 £56,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -

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 16 September 2019.

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 16 September 2019. 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 -7 8 £60,000 -7.69%
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £52,500 -
Chatham - 1 £33,500 -
Tonbridge - 1 £52,500 -
F5
South East

For the 6 months to 16 September 2019, IT jobs citing F5 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for F5.

1 13 (92.86%) Cisco
2 9 (64.29%) Juniper
2 9 (64.29%) CheckPoint
2 9 (64.29%) Firewall
2 9 (64.29%) Data Centre
3 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (57.14%) CCIE
3 8 (57.14%) CCNP
4 7 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (42.86%) Citrix
6 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
6 5 (35.71%) HP
6 5 (35.71%) SCCM
6 5 (35.71%) CCSE
6 5 (35.71%) JNCIA
6 5 (35.71%) JNCIS
7 4 (28.57%) BIG-IP
7 4 (28.57%) VLAN
7 4 (28.57%) Veeam
7 4 (28.57%) SolarWinds
7 4 (28.57%) Azure
7 4 (28.57%) JSON
7 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (28.57%) TeamCity
7 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
7 4 (28.57%) Symantec
7 4 (28.57%) Windows
7 4 (28.57%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Server

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 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Azure
1 4 (28.57%) Azure Active Directory
1 4 (28.57%) Office 365
2 3 (21.43%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) Firewall
2 7 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (28.57%) BIG-IP
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (28.57%) VLAN
4 3 (21.43%) BGP
4 3 (21.43%) MPLS
4 3 (21.43%) NetScaler
4 3 (21.43%) OSPF
5 2 (14.29%) Broadband
5 2 (14.29%) SAN
6 1 (7.14%) LAN
6 1 (7.14%) NAS
6 1 (7.14%) Network Security
6 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 4 (28.57%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (28.57%) Sonatype Nexus
1 4 (28.57%) TeamCity
2 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (14.29%) Public Sector
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 6 (42.86%) Juniper Engineer
4 5 (35.71%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (35.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (21.43%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (14.29%) Network Deployment Engineer
8 1 (7.14%) Analyst
8 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
8 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (7.14%) Senior Support Analyst
8 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
1 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
1 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) DevOps
1 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.14%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) CCIE
1 8 (57.14%) CCNP
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (35.71%) CCSE
2 5 (35.71%) JNCIA
2 5 (35.71%) JNCIS
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) DFS Replication
3 1 (7.14%) Docker
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) SCCM
2 3 (21.43%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes
3 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco
2 9 (64.29%) CheckPoint
2 9 (64.29%) Juniper
3 6 (42.86%) Citrix
4 5 (35.71%) HP
5 4 (28.57%) SolarWinds
5 4 (28.57%) Symantec
5 4 (28.57%) Veeam
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 3 (21.43%) Palo Alto
7 1 (7.14%) 3PAR
7 1 (7.14%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat
7 1 (7.14%) Dell
7 1 (7.14%) Forcepoint
7 1 (7.14%) Fortinet
7 1 (7.14%) McAfee
7 1 (7.14%) VMware