The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 82 90 55
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -35
Permanent jobs citing F5 25 14 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.15% 1.14% 3.23%
As % of the Vendors category 4.29% 2.85% 6.30%
Number of salaries quoted 23 14 19
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
F5
South East

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

Vendors Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
583 492 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 50.09% 39.94% 51.36%
Number of salaries quoted 522 443 326
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +23 15 £40,000 -5.88%
Dartford -15 2 £47,500 +11.76%
West Malling 0 1 £35,000 -17.64%
F5
South East

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 50 (79.37%) Cisco
2 46 (73.02%) Firewall
3 43 (68.25%) CheckPoint
4 41 (65.08%) Juniper
5 37 (58.73%) Cisco Certification
6 30 (47.62%) WAN
7 29 (46.03%) Websense
7 29 (46.03%) Blue Coat
8 27 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 26 (41.27%) CCNP
10 24 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
11 22 (34.92%) Windows
11 22 (34.92%) Microsoft
12 21 (33.33%) Linux
13 19 (30.16%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 18 (28.57%) LAN
14 18 (28.57%) SonicWALL
15 17 (26.98%) Cisco PIX
15 17 (26.98%) Network Security
16 16 (25.40%) Windows XP
16 16 (25.40%) Windows 7
16 16 (25.40%) MS Office
17 15 (23.81%) McAfee
17 15 (23.81%) Aruba
17 15 (23.81%) Lumension
17 15 (23.81%) CCSE
17 15 (23.81%) Finance
18 14 (22.22%) JNCIS
19 13 (20.63%) Change Management
20 12 (19.05%) Security Cleared

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (25.40%) MS Office
2 9 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 46 (73.02%) Firewall
2 30 (47.62%) WAN
3 27 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 24 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
5 19 (30.16%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 18 (28.57%) LAN
7 17 (26.98%) Cisco PIX
7 17 (26.98%) Network Security
8 9 (14.29%) Wireless
8 9 (14.29%) Internet
9 8 (12.70%) VoIP
10 7 (11.11%) OSPF
10 7 (11.11%) BGP
11 6 (9.52%) MPLS
12 3 (4.76%) RIP
12 3 (4.76%) DNS
13 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
13 2 (3.17%) VPN
13 2 (3.17%) DHCP
13 2 (3.17%) BIG-IP
General
1 15 (23.81%) Finance
2 7 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (41.27%) Network Engineer
2 17 (26.98%) Security Engineer
3 11 (17.46%) Support Engineer
4 10 (15.87%) Consultant
5 9 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
6 8 (12.70%) Technical Support
6 8 (12.70%) 1st Line Support
6 8 (12.70%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (12.70%) Technical Support Engineer
6 8 (12.70%) Senior Network Engineer
6 8 (12.70%) Technical Engineer
6 8 (12.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 6 (9.52%) Escalation Engineer
9 5 (7.94%) Network Team Leader
9 5 (7.94%) Firewall Engineer
9 5 (7.94%) Team Leader
10 3 (4.76%) Network Support
10 3 (4.76%) Analyst
10 3 (4.76%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 22 (34.92%) Windows
2 21 (33.33%) Linux
3 16 (25.40%) Windows XP
3 16 (25.40%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.63%) Change Management
2 10 (15.87%) CRM
3 8 (12.70%) ITIL
3 8 (12.70%) Information Security
4 5 (7.94%) Load Balancing
4 5 (7.94%) Mentoring
4 5 (7.94%) PRINCE2
5 4 (6.35%) PRINCE
6 3 (4.76%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (4.76%) Network Design
7 2 (3.17%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.17%) Network Management
7 2 (3.17%) Capacity Management
7 2 (3.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.59%) Risk Management
8 1 (1.59%) Service Management
8 1 (1.59%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.59%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.59%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 37 (58.73%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (41.27%) CCNP
3 15 (23.81%) CCSE
4 14 (22.22%) JNCIS
5 12 (19.05%) Security Cleared
6 11 (17.46%) JNCIA
6 11 (17.46%) CCNA
7 9 (14.29%) CCSA
8 5 (7.94%) CCSP
9 4 (6.35%) CCIE
10 2 (3.17%) MCSE
10 2 (3.17%) CCIP
10 2 (3.17%) CCDP
10 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
11 1 (1.59%) Degree
11 1 (1.59%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.46%) SLA
2 2 (3.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.17%) XenApp
1 2 (3.17%) XenDesktop
1 2 (3.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Foglight
1 2 (3.17%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.59%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.59%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 50 (79.37%) Cisco
2 43 (68.25%) CheckPoint
3 41 (65.08%) Juniper
4 29 (46.03%) Websense
4 29 (46.03%) Blue Coat
5 22 (34.92%) Microsoft
6 18 (28.57%) SonicWALL
7 15 (23.81%) Aruba
7 15 (23.81%) McAfee
7 15 (23.81%) Lumension
8 8 (12.70%) Clearswift
8 8 (12.70%) Trend Micro
8 8 (12.70%) Riverbed
9 5 (7.94%) TippingPoint
9 5 (7.94%) Tufin
9 5 (7.94%) LogLogic
10 3 (4.76%) SolarWinds
11 2 (3.17%) VMware
11 2 (3.17%) Citrix
12 1 (1.59%) Fortinet
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