The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Kent region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within F5 Networks, Inc.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 84 62 80
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +18
Permanent jobs citing F5 28 33 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.20% 2.75% 0.38%
As % of the Vendors category 4.31% 6.09% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 25 28 3
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £40,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Vendors Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
649 542 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 51.10% 45.24% 43.74%
Number of salaries quoted 499 457 311
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
F5
South East

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing F5 across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

F5
Salary Trend in Kent

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

F5 Salary Trend in Kent

F5
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing F5 across the Kent region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

F5 Salary Histogram in Kent

F5
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 within the Kent region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone -26 7 £23,000 -45.88% 1
Tunbridge Wells -19 4 £47,500 +5.55%
Sevenoaks -7 2 £45,000 +5.88%
F5
South East

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region citing F5 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.

1 51 (98.08%) Cisco
2 46 (88.46%) Cisco Certification
3 43 (82.69%) Firewall
4 33 (63.46%) CCNP
4 33 (63.46%) CCNA
5 32 (61.54%) CheckPoint
5 32 (61.54%) WAN
6 28 (53.85%) Juniper
7 24 (46.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 21 (40.38%) Cisco ASA
9 20 (38.46%) Windows
9 20 (38.46%) MS Excel
9 20 (38.46%) LAN
10 19 (36.54%) Finance
10 19 (36.54%) Network Security
10 19 (36.54%) Blue Coat
11 16 (30.77%) ITIL
12 15 (28.85%) Websense
12 15 (28.85%) SolarWinds
13 13 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
13 13 (25.00%) Wireless
13 13 (25.00%) VoIP
14 12 (23.08%) MCSE
14 12 (23.08%) MS Exchange
14 12 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
14 12 (23.08%) Active Directory
14 12 (23.08%) Citrix
14 12 (23.08%) MPLS
14 12 (23.08%) OSPF
14 12 (23.08%) VMware

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region citing F5 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (23.08%) MS Exchange
1 12 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
1 12 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
1 12 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 8 (15.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 43 (82.69%) Firewall
2 32 (61.54%) WAN
3 24 (46.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 21 (40.38%) Cisco ASA
5 20 (38.46%) LAN
6 19 (36.54%) Network Security
7 13 (25.00%) VoIP
7 13 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
7 13 (25.00%) Wireless
8 12 (23.08%) MPLS
8 12 (23.08%) OSPF
8 12 (23.08%) BGP
8 12 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 11 (21.15%) BIG-IP
10 9 (17.31%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (7.69%) DNS
12 3 (5.77%) Wireshark
12 3 (5.77%) DHCP
12 3 (5.77%) TCP/IP
12 3 (5.77%) Multicast
General
1 19 (36.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (38.46%) Network Engineer
1 20 (38.46%) Senior Network Engineer
2 18 (34.62%) Network Support
3 13 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 13 (25.00%) Analyst
4 11 (21.15%) Network Support Analyst
4 11 (21.15%) Network Analyst
4 11 (21.15%) Security Analyst
4 11 (21.15%) Network Security Analyst
5 10 (19.23%) 1st Line Support
5 10 (19.23%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (17.31%) Support Engineer
7 8 (15.38%) Service Analyst
7 8 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
7 8 (15.38%) Security Specialist
7 8 (15.38%) Network Specialist
7 8 (15.38%) Network Security Specialist
7 8 (15.38%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 7 (13.46%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 7 (13.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (38.46%) Windows
2 12 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 8 (15.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.77%) ITIL
2 12 (23.08%) Problem Management
3 9 (17.31%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (17.31%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (15.38%) Integration Testing
5 5 (9.62%) Load Balancing
6 4 (7.69%) Change Management
6 4 (7.69%) Network Architecture
6 4 (7.69%) Service Management
7 1 (1.92%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.92%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 46 (88.46%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (63.46%) CCNP
2 33 (63.46%) CCNA
3 12 (23.08%) MCSE
3 12 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (21.15%) Security Cleared
5 10 (19.23%) CCSA
5 10 (19.23%) MCSA
6 8 (15.38%) CISSP
6 8 (15.38%) JNCIA
6 8 (15.38%) SC Cleared
7 3 (5.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.23%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (23.08%) Active Directory
1 12 (23.08%) XenApp
1 12 (23.08%) XenDesktop
1 12 (23.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (23.08%) SolarWinds Orion
2 11 (21.15%) Foglight
3 9 (17.31%) Backup Exec
3 9 (17.31%) SCCM
3 9 (17.31%) SCOM
Vendors
1 51 (98.08%) Cisco
2 32 (61.54%) CheckPoint
3 28 (53.85%) Juniper
4 19 (36.54%) Blue Coat
5 15 (28.85%) Websense
5 15 (28.85%) SolarWinds
6 12 (23.08%) Riverbed
6 12 (23.08%) VMware
6 12 (23.08%) Citrix
7 9 (17.31%) Veeam
8 8 (15.38%) IronPort
8 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 8 (15.38%) Sun
8 8 (15.38%) McAfee
9 4 (7.69%) TippingPoint
9 4 (7.69%) Tufin
9 4 (7.69%) LogLogic
10 3 (5.77%) Tradeweb
10 3 (5.77%) Bloomberg
10 3 (5.77%) NetScout
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