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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 70 94
Rank change year-on-year +14 +24  
Permanent jobs citing F5 21 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.19% 1.68% 0.74%
As % of the Vendors category 6.36% 3.24% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 21 16 8
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +39.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £72,500 £43,250
UK excluding London median salary £51,303 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.60% -  

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 330 494 520
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 50.08% 52.00% 47.93%
Number of salaries quoted 289 429 483
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,350 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 24 June 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 24 June 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
West Malling +14 8 £47,500 -34.48% 2
Maidstone -4 5 £40,000 -5.88%
Dartford - 1 £45,000 -
F5
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 44 (97.78%) CheckPoint
2 43 (95.56%) Cisco
3 35 (77.78%) Firewall
4 33 (73.33%) Palo Alto
5 27 (60.00%) Fortinet
5 27 (60.00%) Network Security
5 27 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (57.78%) WAN
6 26 (57.78%) Blue Coat
7 24 (53.33%) LAN
8 19 (42.22%) CCNP
8 19 (42.22%) VPN
9 18 (40.00%) Change Management
10 16 (35.56%) Wireless
11 15 (33.33%) SSL
11 15 (33.33%) Presales
12 14 (31.11%) Aruba
13 13 (28.89%) Project Management
13 13 (28.89%) Cisco ASA
14 12 (26.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 12 (26.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 12 (26.67%) Forcepoint
14 12 (26.67%) Juniper
15 11 (24.44%) CCNA
15 11 (24.44%) Linux
15 11 (24.44%) MPLS
16 10 (22.22%) ITIL
16 10 (22.22%) CCIE
16 10 (22.22%) Load Balancing
17 9 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service

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 5 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 35 (77.78%) Firewall
2 27 (60.00%) Network Security
3 26 (57.78%) WAN
4 24 (53.33%) LAN
5 19 (42.22%) VPN
6 16 (35.56%) Wireless
7 15 (33.33%) SSL
8 13 (28.89%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (26.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 12 (26.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 11 (24.44%) MPLS
11 8 (17.78%) VoIP
12 7 (15.56%) BGP
12 7 (15.56%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (15.56%) EIGRP
12 7 (15.56%) IPsec
13 6 (13.33%) Cisco PIX
14 5 (11.11%) OSPF
14 5 (11.11%) WLAN
15 4 (8.89%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.22%) Power BI
1 1 (2.22%) PowerPivot
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (4.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (57.78%) Network Engineer
2 14 (31.11%) Network Security Engineer
2 14 (31.11%) Security Engineer
3 12 (26.67%) IT Engineer
3 12 (26.67%) IT Security Engineer
4 10 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
4 10 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 10 (22.22%) Escalation Engineer
5 9 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 7 (15.56%) WAN Engineer
7 6 (13.33%) Firewall Engineer
8 5 (11.11%) Network Support
9 4 (8.89%) Deployment Engineer
9 4 (8.89%) Project Engineer
10 3 (6.67%) Analyst
10 3 (6.67%) Consultant
10 3 (6.67%) Network Consultant
10 3 (6.67%) Network Deployment Engineer
10 3 (6.67%) Network Security Consultant
10 3 (6.67%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 7 (15.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.22%) Fintech
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (24.44%) Linux
2 9 (20.00%) Windows
2 9 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 9 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) Change Management
2 15 (33.33%) Presales
3 13 (28.89%) Project Management
4 10 (22.22%) ITIL
4 10 (22.22%) Load Balancing
5 9 (20.00%) CRM
6 7 (15.56%) Network Architecture
6 7 (15.56%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (11.11%) Service Delivery
8 3 (6.67%) Change Control
8 3 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (6.67%) PRINCE
8 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
9 2 (4.44%) Customer Requirements
9 2 (4.44%) Mathematics
9 2 (4.44%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (4.44%) Process Management
10 1 (2.22%) Performance Analysis
10 1 (2.22%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) Python
1 1 (2.22%) SQL
1 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
1 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (42.22%) CCNP
3 11 (24.44%) CCNA
4 10 (22.22%) CCIE
5 9 (20.00%) CCSE
6 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
7 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
8 5 (11.11%) HNC
8 5 (11.11%) HND
9 4 (8.89%) Degree
10 3 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (4.44%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.00%) SLA
2 3 (6.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Hyper-V
1 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 44 (97.78%) CheckPoint
2 43 (95.56%) Cisco
3 33 (73.33%) Palo Alto
4 27 (60.00%) Fortinet
5 26 (57.78%) Blue Coat
6 14 (31.11%) Aruba
7 12 (26.67%) Forcepoint
7 12 (26.67%) Juniper
8 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 9 (20.00%) Sourcefire
9 5 (11.11%) Avaya
10 4 (8.89%) SolarWinds
11 3 (6.67%) Brocade
11 3 (6.67%) VMware
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