The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 91 106 77
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -29
Permanent jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 15 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.30% 0.48% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.81% 3.05% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 4
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.54%
F5 BIG-IP LTM
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
258 197 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 22.40% 15.65% 23.48%
Number of salaries quoted 229 175 157
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,690 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +22 12 £52,500 +23.52%
F5 BIG-IP LTM
South East

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 33 (100.00%) F5
2 30 (90.91%) Firewall
3 27 (81.82%) Cisco
4 21 (63.64%) WAN
4 21 (63.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 20 (60.61%) Juniper
5 20 (60.61%) CheckPoint
6 18 (54.55%) Blue Coat
7 17 (51.52%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (51.52%) CCNP
8 16 (48.48%) Network Security
9 13 (39.39%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (39.39%) CCSE
9 13 (39.39%) Finance
9 13 (39.39%) JNCIS
9 13 (39.39%) Websense
9 13 (39.39%) Windows
9 13 (39.39%) Linux
10 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
10 9 (27.27%) MS Office
10 9 (27.27%) ITIL
10 9 (27.27%) Windows XP
10 9 (27.27%) LAN
10 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
10 9 (27.27%) McAfee
10 9 (27.27%) SonicWALL
10 9 (27.27%) Windows 7
10 9 (27.27%) Aruba
10 9 (27.27%) Lumension
11 8 (24.24%) Riverbed

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 9 (27.27%) MS Office
1 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 30 (90.91%) Firewall
2 21 (63.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 21 (63.64%) WAN
3 16 (48.48%) Network Security
4 13 (39.39%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (27.27%) LAN
6 8 (24.24%) VoIP
6 8 (24.24%) Wireless
6 8 (24.24%) OSPF
6 8 (24.24%) BGP
7 4 (12.12%) Cisco PIX
7 4 (12.12%) Junos
7 4 (12.12%) RIP
7 4 (12.12%) VPN
8 3 (9.09%) DNS
9 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
9 2 (6.06%) DHCP
General
1 13 (39.39%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Network Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Senior Network Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Security Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Firewall Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Security Designer
4 4 (12.12%) Designer
4 4 (12.12%) Systems Designer
4 4 (12.12%) Network Team Leader
4 4 (12.12%) Team Leader
5 3 (9.09%) Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Escalation Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.03%) Operations Engineer
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Windows
1 13 (39.39%) Linux
2 9 (27.27%) Windows XP
2 9 (27.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) ITIL
2 8 (24.24%) PRINCE2
2 8 (24.24%) PRINCE
3 7 (21.21%) Information Security
4 4 (12.12%) Network Design
4 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
5 3 (9.09%) Change Management
5 3 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 3 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (6.06%) CRM
7 1 (3.03%) Service Management
7 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.03%) Network Architecture
7 1 (3.03%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 17 (51.52%) CCNP
1 17 (51.52%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (39.39%) CCSE
2 13 (39.39%) JNCIS
3 5 (15.15%) CCSP
4 1 (3.03%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) F5
2 27 (81.82%) Cisco
3 20 (60.61%) Juniper
3 20 (60.61%) CheckPoint
4 18 (54.55%) Blue Coat
5 13 (39.39%) Websense
6 9 (27.27%) Aruba
6 9 (27.27%) Lumension
6 9 (27.27%) SonicWALL
6 9 (27.27%) McAfee
6 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 8 (24.24%) Riverbed
8 5 (15.15%) Tufin
8 5 (15.15%) TippingPoint
8 5 (15.15%) LogLogic