The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Malling 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 29 May 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
Kent / West Malling
3 months to
29 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 22 -
Rank change year-on-year +18 -  
Permanent jobs citing F5 8 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Malling 19.05% 5.94% -
As % of the Vendors category 42.11% 10.53% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 0
Median salary £47,500 £73,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.37% -  
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 West Malling.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Malling
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 19 57 7
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Malling 45.24% 56.44% 35.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14 48 7
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% +9.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £85,000 £73,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in West Malling

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Malling 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 West Malling

F5
Salary Trend in West Malling

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

Salary trend for F5 in West Malling

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 West Malling region with a requirement for F5.

1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (88.89%) MPLS
2 8 (88.89%) CCIE
2 8 (88.89%) Load Balancing
3 7 (77.78%) WAN
3 7 (77.78%) Change Management
4 6 (66.67%) Juniper
4 6 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (66.67%) Palo Alto
5 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
5 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
5 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
5 5 (55.56%) Network Architecture
5 5 (55.56%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (55.56%) Wireless
5 5 (55.56%) LAN
6 4 (44.44%) VoIP
6 4 (44.44%) HNC
6 4 (44.44%) HND
6 4 (44.44%) CCNP
6 4 (44.44%) CCNA
6 4 (44.44%) Avaya
6 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
6 4 (44.44%) Aruba
6 4 (44.44%) Skype for Business
7 3 (33.33%) VLAN
7 3 (33.33%) Cisco PIX

F5
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Malling 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 4 (44.44%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (88.89%) MPLS
3 7 (77.78%) WAN
4 6 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (55.56%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (55.56%) LAN
5 5 (55.56%) Wireless
6 4 (44.44%) VoIP
7 3 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (33.33%) VLAN
7 3 (33.33%) VPN
8 2 (22.22%) BGP
8 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
8 2 (22.22%) HSRP
8 2 (22.22%) IPsec
9 1 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless
9 1 (11.11%) DMVPN
9 1 (11.11%) OSPF
9 1 (11.11%) RSVP
9 1 (11.11%) VRRP
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Network Engineer
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (66.67%) WAN Engineer
4 4 (44.44%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (33.33%) Deployment Engineer
5 3 (33.33%) Project Engineer
6 2 (22.22%) Network Deployment Engineer
7 1 (11.11%) Lead Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Load Balancing
2 7 (77.78%) Change Management
3 5 (55.56%) Network Architecture
4 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (11.11%) Process Management
6 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (88.89%) CCIE
3 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
4 4 (44.44%) CCNA
4 4 (44.44%) CCNP
4 4 (44.44%) HNC
4 4 (44.44%) HND
5 1 (11.11%) JNCIS
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) Juniper
2 6 (66.67%) Palo Alto
3 4 (44.44%) Aruba
3 4 (44.44%) Avaya
4 3 (33.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (11.11%) Fortinet