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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 55 87 61
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -26
Permanent jobs citing F5 42 7 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.09% 0.63% 2.24%
As % of the Vendors category 7.95% 1.48% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 41 7 16
Average salary £37,500 £27,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -27.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,900 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
528 472 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 51.46% 42.52% 50.06%
Number of salaries quoted 444 402 382
Average salary £37,500 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.79% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,000 £55,000
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 20 August 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 20 August 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 £28,500 - 3
Sevenoaks - 4 £37,500 -
Dartford -8 2 £60,000 +41.17%
F5
South East

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 59 (88.06%) Cisco
1 59 (88.06%) Firewall
2 56 (83.58%) CheckPoint
3 48 (71.64%) Juniper
4 39 (58.21%) Cisco Certification
5 36 (53.73%) Blue Coat
6 34 (50.75%) WAN
7 30 (44.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 28 (41.79%) CCNP
9 26 (38.81%) Windows
10 25 (37.31%) Cisco ASA
11 24 (35.82%) Websense
12 22 (32.84%) Linux
12 22 (32.84%) LAN
13 20 (29.85%) ITIL
13 20 (29.85%) Microsoft
13 20 (29.85%) Cisco PIX
14 19 (28.36%) Finance
15 18 (26.87%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 17 (25.37%) CCSE
16 17 (25.37%) Network Security
16 17 (25.37%) CCNA
16 17 (25.37%) BGP
16 17 (25.37%) OSPF
17 16 (23.88%) JNCIS
18 15 (22.39%) MS Excel
19 14 (20.90%) Windows XP
19 14 (20.90%) MS Office
19 14 (20.90%) Change Management
19 14 (20.90%) Windows 7

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 8 (11.94%) MS Exchange
1 8 (11.94%) Exchange Server 2007
1 8 (11.94%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (11.94%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (22.39%) MS Excel
2 14 (20.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.46%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 59 (88.06%) Firewall
2 34 (50.75%) WAN
3 30 (44.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 25 (37.31%) Cisco ASA
5 22 (32.84%) LAN
6 20 (29.85%) Cisco PIX
7 18 (26.87%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 17 (25.37%) Network Security
8 17 (25.37%) OSPF
8 17 (25.37%) BGP
9 8 (11.94%) Wireless
9 8 (11.94%) VoIP
9 8 (11.94%) DNS
9 8 (11.94%) MPLS
9 8 (11.94%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (10.45%) Internet
10 7 (10.45%) TCP/IP
10 7 (10.45%) BIG-IP
11 5 (7.46%) Wireshark
11 5 (7.46%) DHCP
General
1 19 (28.36%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Legal
3 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (37.31%) Network Engineer
2 15 (22.39%) Support Engineer
2 15 (22.39%) Security Engineer
3 14 (20.90%) Senior Network Engineer
4 10 (14.93%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (13.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 9 (13.43%) Escalation Engineer
6 8 (11.94%) 1st Line Support
6 8 (11.94%) Consultant
6 8 (11.94%) Network Support
7 7 (10.45%) Network Security Engineer
8 6 (8.96%) Technical Support
8 6 (8.96%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (8.96%) Senior Support Engineer
8 6 (8.96%) Senior Network Support
8 6 (8.96%) Senior Network Support Engineer
8 6 (8.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (8.96%) Technical Support Engineer
8 6 (8.96%) Technical Engineer
8 6 (8.96%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.46%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Clustering
2 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (38.81%) Windows
2 22 (32.84%) Linux
3 14 (20.90%) Windows XP
3 14 (20.90%) Windows 7
4 8 (11.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (11.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.85%) ITIL
2 14 (20.90%) Change Management
3 10 (14.93%) Load Balancing
4 8 (11.94%) Problem Management
4 8 (11.94%) CRM
5 7 (10.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (10.45%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (8.96%) Network Architecture
6 6 (8.96%) Service Management
6 6 (8.96%) PRINCE2
7 5 (7.46%) PRINCE
7 5 (7.46%) Network Design
8 3 (4.48%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.48%) Risk Management
8 3 (4.48%) Information Security
9 1 (1.49%) Customer Engagement
Qualifications
1 39 (58.21%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (41.79%) CCNP
3 17 (25.37%) CCNA
3 17 (25.37%) CCSE
4 16 (23.88%) JNCIS
5 9 (13.43%) Security Cleared
6 8 (11.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (11.94%) JNCIA
6 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (11.94%) CCSA
6 8 (11.94%) MCSE
7 7 (10.45%) MCSA
8 2 (2.99%) CCIE
8 2 (2.99%) CISSP
8 2 (2.99%) Degree
9 1 (1.49%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.42%) SLA
2 2 (2.99%) QA
System Software
1 8 (11.94%) Active Directory
1 8 (11.94%) XenApp
1 8 (11.94%) XenDesktop
1 8 (11.94%) vSphere
2 4 (5.97%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (11.94%) SolarWinds Orion
2 7 (10.45%) Foglight
3 6 (8.96%) Backup Exec
3 6 (8.96%) SCCM
3 6 (8.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 59 (88.06%) Cisco
2 56 (83.58%) CheckPoint
3 48 (71.64%) Juniper
4 36 (53.73%) Blue Coat
5 24 (35.82%) Websense
6 20 (29.85%) Microsoft
7 13 (19.40%) SolarWinds
8 12 (17.91%) Aruba
8 12 (17.91%) Lumension
8 12 (17.91%) McAfee
8 12 (17.91%) SonicWALL
9 10 (14.93%) TippingPoint
9 10 (14.93%) LogLogic
9 10 (14.93%) Tufin
10 8 (11.94%) Riverbed
10 8 (11.94%) VMware
10 8 (11.94%) Citrix
11 6 (8.96%) Clearswift
11 6 (8.96%) Imperva
11 6 (8.96%) Trend Micro
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