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 29 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 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 66 80 63
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -17
Permanent jobs citing F5 37 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.31% 0.95% 1.09%
As % of the Vendors category 6.20% 2.12% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 36 10 9
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £26,850 £33,700
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.05% -5.00%
Vendors Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
597 472 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 53.35% 44.95% 50.36%
Number of salaries quoted 512 394 379
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 29 July 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 29 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 - 18 £28,500 - 1
Sevenoaks - 8 £37,500 -
Dartford -12 2 £60,000 +41.17% 1
F5
South East

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 57 (93.44%) Cisco
2 56 (91.80%) Firewall
3 52 (85.25%) CheckPoint
4 43 (70.49%) Juniper
5 38 (62.30%) Cisco Certification
6 32 (52.46%) WAN
6 32 (52.46%) Blue Coat
7 26 (42.62%) Windows
7 26 (42.62%) CCNP
8 25 (40.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 22 (36.07%) Cisco ASA
10 21 (34.43%) CCNA
11 20 (32.79%) ITIL
11 20 (32.79%) LAN
12 19 (31.15%) Websense
13 18 (29.51%) Finance
14 17 (27.87%) Cisco PIX
14 17 (27.87%) OSPF
14 17 (27.87%) BGP
14 17 (27.87%) Linux
15 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
16 15 (24.59%) MS Excel
16 15 (24.59%) SolarWinds
17 14 (22.95%) Network Security
18 13 (21.31%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
19 12 (19.67%) Windows 7
19 12 (19.67%) CCSE
19 12 (19.67%) Windows XP
19 12 (19.67%) MS Office
19 12 (19.67%) SLA

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 10 (16.39%) MS Exchange
1 10 (16.39%) Exchange Server 2007
1 10 (16.39%) Exchange Server 2010
1 10 (16.39%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (24.59%) MS Excel
2 12 (19.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.20%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 56 (91.80%) Firewall
2 32 (52.46%) WAN
3 25 (40.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 22 (36.07%) Cisco ASA
5 20 (32.79%) LAN
6 17 (27.87%) OSPF
6 17 (27.87%) BGP
6 17 (27.87%) Cisco PIX
7 14 (22.95%) Network Security
8 13 (21.31%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 10 (16.39%) MPLS
10 9 (14.75%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (14.75%) BIG-IP
11 8 (13.11%) Wireless
11 8 (13.11%) VoIP
11 8 (13.11%) DNS
12 7 (11.48%) Internet
13 6 (9.84%) TCP/IP
14 5 (8.20%) DHCP
14 5 (8.20%) Wireshark
General
1 18 (29.51%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (39.34%) Network Engineer
2 16 (26.23%) Support Engineer
3 15 (24.59%) Senior Network Engineer
4 11 (18.03%) 3rd Line Support
5 10 (16.39%) Network Support
5 10 (16.39%) Security Engineer
5 10 (16.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 9 (14.75%) 1st Line Support
7 7 (11.48%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 7 (11.48%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (11.48%) Senior Support Engineer
7 7 (11.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (11.48%) Network Support Engineer
7 7 (11.48%) Senior Network Support
7 7 (11.48%) Senior Network Support Engineer
7 7 (11.48%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 7 (11.48%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 7 (11.48%) Escalation Engineer
8 6 (9.84%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 6 (9.84%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.20%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Clustering
2 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (42.62%) Windows
2 17 (27.87%) Linux
3 12 (19.67%) Windows XP
3 12 (19.67%) Windows 7
4 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.79%) ITIL
2 12 (19.67%) Change Management
3 10 (16.39%) Load Balancing
3 10 (16.39%) Problem Management
4 9 (14.75%) Capacity Planning
4 9 (14.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (9.84%) CRM
5 6 (9.84%) Network Architecture
5 6 (9.84%) Service Management
6 4 (6.56%) PRINCE
6 4 (6.56%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.92%) Risk Management
7 3 (4.92%) Network Design
7 3 (4.92%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.64%) Integration Testing
Qualifications
1 38 (62.30%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (42.62%) CCNP
3 21 (34.43%) CCNA
4 12 (19.67%) CCSE
5 11 (18.03%) JNCIS
6 10 (16.39%) Security Cleared
6 10 (16.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (16.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (16.39%) MCSE
7 9 (14.75%) CCSA
7 9 (14.75%) JNCIA
8 8 (13.11%) MCSA
9 3 (4.92%) CISSP
10 2 (3.28%) CCIE
11 1 (1.64%) Degree
11 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.67%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (16.39%) Active Directory
1 10 (16.39%) XenApp
1 10 (16.39%) XenDesktop
1 10 (16.39%) vSphere
2 4 (6.56%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (16.39%) SolarWinds Orion
2 9 (14.75%) Foglight
3 7 (11.48%) Backup Exec
3 7 (11.48%) SCCM
3 7 (11.48%) SCOM
Vendors
1 57 (93.44%) Cisco
2 52 (85.25%) CheckPoint
3 43 (70.49%) Juniper
4 32 (52.46%) Blue Coat
5 19 (31.15%) Websense
6 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
7 15 (24.59%) SolarWinds
8 10 (16.39%) Citrix
8 10 (16.39%) McAfee
8 10 (16.39%) VMware
9 9 (14.75%) SonicWALL
9 9 (14.75%) TippingPoint
9 9 (14.75%) Tufin
9 9 (14.75%) Aruba
9 9 (14.75%) LogLogic
9 9 (14.75%) Lumension
10 8 (13.11%) Riverbed
11 7 (11.48%) Veeam
12 6 (9.84%) Fortinet
12 6 (9.84%) Imperva
Maidstone, Kent
Streamline Connections
Salary: £17000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago