The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Maidstone region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 15 44 19
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -25
Permanent jobs citing F5 20 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 12.90% 0.45% 6.67%
As % of the Vendors category 18.18% 1.04% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 20 1 5
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
F5
Kent

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

Vendors Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
110 96 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 70.97% 43.05% 53.33%
Number of salaries quoted 101 89 27
Average salary £36,250 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

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

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

F5
Salary Trend in Maidstone

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

F5 Salary Trend in Maidstone

F5
Salary Histogram in Maidstone

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing F5 across the Maidstone region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

F5 Salary Histogram in Maidstone

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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 38 (92.68%) Cisco
2 34 (82.93%) Firewall
3 30 (73.17%) Juniper
3 30 (73.17%) CheckPoint
4 28 (68.29%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (65.85%) Websense
5 27 (65.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 26 (63.41%) Windows
6 26 (63.41%) Blue Coat
7 24 (58.54%) WAN
8 23 (56.10%) Linux
8 23 (56.10%) Cisco ASA
9 22 (53.66%) SonicWALL
10 20 (48.78%) Windows 7
10 20 (48.78%) MS Office
10 20 (48.78%) Windows XP
10 20 (48.78%) Microsoft
11 19 (46.34%) McAfee
11 19 (46.34%) Aruba
11 19 (46.34%) Lumension
12 17 (41.46%) Network Security
12 17 (41.46%) CCNP
13 16 (39.02%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 15 (36.59%) Cisco PIX
15 13 (31.71%) LAN
15 13 (31.71%) CCSE
16 12 (29.27%) JNCIS
16 12 (29.27%) CRM
16 12 (29.27%) SLA
16 12 (29.27%) Change Management

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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.

Applications
1 20 (48.78%) MS Office
2 9 (21.95%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 34 (82.93%) Firewall
2 27 (65.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 24 (58.54%) WAN
4 23 (56.10%) Cisco ASA
5 17 (41.46%) Network Security
6 16 (39.02%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 15 (36.59%) Cisco PIX
8 13 (31.71%) LAN
9 11 (26.83%) Internet
10 8 (19.51%) OSPF
10 8 (19.51%) BGP
10 8 (19.51%) Wireless
10 8 (19.51%) VoIP
11 5 (12.20%) RIP
12 3 (7.32%) VPN
12 3 (7.32%) Junos
General
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Network Engineer
2 14 (34.15%) Support Engineer
3 10 (24.39%) Technical Support
3 10 (24.39%) 1st Line Support
3 10 (24.39%) Technical Support Engineer
3 10 (24.39%) Technical Engineer
4 9 (21.95%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 8 (19.51%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 8 (19.51%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (19.51%) Security Engineer
5 8 (19.51%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (14.63%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Team Leader
7 4 (9.76%) Network Team Leader
8 3 (7.32%) Security Designer
8 3 (7.32%) Consultant
8 3 (7.32%) Systems Designer
8 3 (7.32%) Designer
8 3 (7.32%) Escalation Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 26 (63.41%) Windows
2 23 (56.10%) Linux
3 20 (48.78%) Windows XP
3 20 (48.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) CRM
1 12 (29.27%) Change Management
2 7 (17.07%) Information Security
2 7 (17.07%) PRINCE
2 7 (17.07%) ITIL
2 7 (17.07%) PRINCE2
3 5 (12.20%) Network Design
4 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
5 3 (7.32%) Customer Engagement
Qualifications
1 28 (68.29%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (41.46%) CCNP
3 13 (31.71%) CCSE
4 12 (29.27%) JNCIS
5 11 (26.83%) JNCIA
5 11 (26.83%) CCNA
5 11 (26.83%) CCSA
6 10 (24.39%) Security Cleared
7 5 (12.20%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (29.27%) SLA
2 2 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 38 (92.68%) Cisco
2 30 (73.17%) Juniper
2 30 (73.17%) CheckPoint
3 27 (65.85%) Websense
4 26 (63.41%) Blue Coat
5 22 (53.66%) SonicWALL
6 20 (48.78%) Microsoft
7 19 (46.34%) McAfee
7 19 (46.34%) Aruba
7 19 (46.34%) Lumension
8 10 (24.39%) Trend Micro
8 10 (24.39%) Clearswift
9 8 (19.51%) Riverbed
Maidstone, Kent
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
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