The first table below looks at the demand for F5 BIG-IP LTM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 BIG-IP LTM over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 90 94 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 16 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.41% 0.094% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.02% 0.40% -
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 0
Average salary £42,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
228 248 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 20.14% 23.37% 20.07%
Number of salaries quoted 197 218 154
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
F5 BIG-IP LTM
South East

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Salary Trend in Kent

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

F5 BIG-IP LTM Salary Trend in Kent

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM across the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Salary Histogram in Kent

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM within the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone - 12 £37,500 -
F5 BIG-IP LTM
South East

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region citing F5 BIG-IP LTM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited F5 BIG-IP LTM.

1 25 (100.00%) Firewall
1 25 (100.00%) F5
2 22 (88.00%) Cisco
3 17 (68.00%) Juniper
4 16 (64.00%) Finance
5 15 (60.00%) Blue Coat
5 15 (60.00%) CheckPoint
5 15 (60.00%) WAN
6 13 (52.00%) CCNP
6 13 (52.00%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (52.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 10 (40.00%) ITIL
8 9 (36.00%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (32.00%) Riverbed
9 8 (32.00%) Tufin
9 8 (32.00%) LogLogic
9 8 (32.00%) VoIP
9 8 (32.00%) DNS
9 8 (32.00%) Wireless
9 8 (32.00%) Load Balancing
9 8 (32.00%) TippingPoint
10 7 (28.00%) JNCIS
10 7 (28.00%) CCSE
10 7 (28.00%) OSPF
10 7 (28.00%) BGP
10 7 (28.00%) Windows
10 7 (28.00%) Linux
11 6 (24.00%) Service Management
11 6 (24.00%) Change Management
11 6 (24.00%) Network Security

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region citing F5 BIG-IP LTM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited F5 BIG-IP LTM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (100.00%) Firewall
2 15 (60.00%) WAN
3 13 (52.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 9 (36.00%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (32.00%) VoIP
5 8 (32.00%) DNS
5 8 (32.00%) Wireless
6 7 (28.00%) OSPF
6 7 (28.00%) BGP
7 6 (24.00%) Network Security
8 5 (20.00%) Multicast
8 5 (20.00%) Wireshark
8 5 (20.00%) DHCP
8 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 4 (16.00%) VPN
9 4 (16.00%) Junos
10 3 (12.00%) Cisco PIX
10 3 (12.00%) LAN
10 3 (12.00%) RIP
General
1 16 (64.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Network Engineer
1 8 (32.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) Systems Designer
3 4 (16.00%) Firewall Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) Security Designer
3 4 (16.00%) Designer
4 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Escalation Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Network Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Server Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Security Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Network Security Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Firewall Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Operations Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
1 7 (28.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (12.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) ITIL
2 8 (32.00%) Load Balancing
3 6 (24.00%) Service Management
3 6 (24.00%) Change Management
3 6 (24.00%) Network Architecture
4 4 (16.00%) PRINCE
4 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (12.00%) Network Design
5 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing
Qualifications
1 13 (52.00%) CCNP
1 13 (52.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (28.00%) JNCIS
2 7 (28.00%) CCSE
3 4 (16.00%) CISSP
4 2 (8.00%) CCNA
4 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) F5
2 22 (88.00%) Cisco
3 17 (68.00%) Juniper
4 15 (60.00%) Blue Coat
4 15 (60.00%) CheckPoint
5 8 (32.00%) Riverbed
5 8 (32.00%) Tufin
5 8 (32.00%) LogLogic
5 8 (32.00%) TippingPoint
6 5 (20.00%) Tradeweb
6 5 (20.00%) SolarWinds
6 5 (20.00%) NetScout
6 5 (20.00%) McAfee
6 5 (20.00%) Radianz
6 5 (20.00%) TIBCO
6 5 (20.00%) Bloomberg
7 3 (12.00%) Aruba
7 3 (12.00%) Lumension
7 3 (12.00%) SonicWALL
7 3 (12.00%) Microsoft