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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 56 83 59
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -24
Permanent jobs citing F5 39 11 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.91% 1.03% 2.64%
As % of the Vendors category 7.59% 2.65% 5.24%
Number of salaries quoted 39 11 16
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
514 415 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 51.55% 38.75% 50.38%
Number of salaries quoted 423 358 346
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,800 £28,150
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +18 20 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Dartford -8 2 £60,000 +41.17%
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £50,000 -
West Malling 0 1 £35,000 +22.80% 1
Sevenoaks - 1 £37,500 -
F5
South East

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 60 (83.33%) Cisco
2 59 (81.94%) Firewall
3 53 (73.61%) CheckPoint
4 48 (66.67%) Juniper
5 41 (56.94%) Cisco Certification
6 37 (51.39%) WAN
7 34 (47.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 33 (45.83%) Blue Coat
9 31 (43.06%) CCNP
10 27 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
11 26 (36.11%) Websense
12 25 (34.72%) Windows
13 24 (33.33%) Linux
14 23 (31.94%) Microsoft
15 21 (29.17%) LAN
15 21 (29.17%) Cisco PIX
16 20 (27.78%) CCSE
16 20 (27.78%) Finance
17 19 (26.39%) JNCIS
17 19 (26.39%) Network Security
17 19 (26.39%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
18 16 (22.22%) ITIL
19 15 (20.83%) MS Office
19 15 (20.83%) Windows XP
19 15 (20.83%) Windows 7
20 14 (19.44%) OSPF
20 14 (19.44%) BGP
21 13 (18.06%) McAfee
21 13 (18.06%) MS Excel
21 13 (18.06%) CCNA

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 5 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (6.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (20.83%) MS Office
2 13 (18.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 59 (81.94%) Firewall
2 37 (51.39%) WAN
3 34 (47.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 27 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
5 21 (29.17%) LAN
5 21 (29.17%) Cisco PIX
6 19 (26.39%) Network Security
6 19 (26.39%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 14 (19.44%) OSPF
7 14 (19.44%) BGP
8 12 (16.67%) Wireless
9 11 (15.28%) VoIP
10 7 (9.72%) Internet
11 6 (8.33%) MPLS
12 5 (6.94%) RIP
12 5 (6.94%) VPN
12 5 (6.94%) DNS
12 5 (6.94%) BIG-IP
13 4 (5.56%) TCP/IP
13 4 (5.56%) Junos
General
1 20 (27.78%) Finance
2 6 (8.33%) Legal
3 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (34.72%) Network Engineer
2 17 (23.61%) Security Engineer
3 13 (18.06%) Senior Network Engineer
4 12 (16.67%) Consultant
5 11 (15.28%) Support Engineer
6 10 (13.89%) Escalation Engineer
7 8 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
7 8 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
8 6 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
8 6 (8.33%) Technical Support
8 6 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 5 (6.94%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (6.94%) Analyst
9 5 (6.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (5.56%) Network Team Leader
10 4 (5.56%) Security Designer
10 4 (5.56%) Team Leader
10 4 (5.56%) Systems Designer
10 4 (5.56%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.78%) Rendezvous
2 1 (1.39%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.78%) Clustering
1 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (34.72%) Windows
2 24 (33.33%) Linux
3 15 (20.83%) Windows XP
3 15 (20.83%) Windows 7
4 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.22%) ITIL
2 11 (15.28%) Change Management
3 8 (11.11%) CRM
3 8 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 7 (9.72%) PRINCE
4 7 (9.72%) Load Balancing
5 6 (8.33%) Information Security
6 5 (6.94%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (6.94%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (6.94%) Network Design
7 4 (5.56%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.17%) Network Architecture
8 3 (4.17%) Service Management
8 3 (4.17%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.78%) Risk Management
9 2 (2.78%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.78%) Customer Engagement
10 1 (1.39%) Capacity Management
10 1 (1.39%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 41 (56.94%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (43.06%) CCNP
3 20 (27.78%) CCSE
4 19 (26.39%) JNCIS
5 13 (18.06%) CCNA
6 9 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 9 (12.50%) JNCIA
7 8 (11.11%) CCSA
8 5 (6.94%) MCSE
8 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (6.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.78%) CCIE
9 2 (2.78%) CCSP
9 2 (2.78%) CISSP
9 2 (2.78%) MCSA
10 1 (1.39%) CCDP
10 1 (1.39%) Degree
10 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.89%) SLA
2 2 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.94%) XenApp
1 5 (6.94%) XenDesktop
1 5 (6.94%) vSphere
1 5 (6.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.56%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) SolarWinds Orion
1 5 (6.94%) Foglight
2 2 (2.78%) SCCM
2 2 (2.78%) SCOM
2 2 (2.78%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.39%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.39%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 60 (83.33%) Cisco
2 53 (73.61%) CheckPoint
3 48 (66.67%) Juniper
4 33 (45.83%) Blue Coat
5 26 (36.11%) Websense
6 23 (31.94%) Microsoft
7 13 (18.06%) McAfee
7 13 (18.06%) SonicWALL
7 13 (18.06%) Lumension
7 13 (18.06%) Aruba
8 11 (15.28%) Riverbed
9 8 (11.11%) SolarWinds
10 7 (9.72%) Tufin
10 7 (9.72%) LogLogic
10 7 (9.72%) TippingPoint
11 6 (8.33%) Fortinet
11 6 (8.33%) Clearswift
11 6 (8.33%) Imperva
11 6 (8.33%) Trend Micro
12 5 (6.94%) Citrix
Maidstone, Kent
Streamline Connections
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Kent
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £55000.0000 - £60000.0000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Elliott James consulting
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Elliott James consulting
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago