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 January 2015 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 17 34 14
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -20
Permanent jobs citing F5 11 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 9.17% 4.35% 10.14%
As % of the Vendors category 11.34% 10.96% 19.44%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 7
Average salary £40,000 £32,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.13% -27.22%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
97 73 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 80.83% 39.67% 52.17%
Number of salaries quoted 91 60 33
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £40,675 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.68% -

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 January 2015.

F5 Salary Histogram in Maidstone

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 25 (86.21%) Cisco
2 22 (75.86%) Firewall
3 21 (72.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 19 (65.52%) Juniper
4 19 (65.52%) CheckPoint
4 19 (65.52%) Websense
5 18 (62.07%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (55.17%) WAN
7 15 (51.72%) Windows
7 15 (51.72%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 15 (51.72%) SonicWALL
7 15 (51.72%) Blue Coat
8 14 (48.28%) Network Security
9 13 (44.83%) Linux
9 13 (44.83%) CCNP
10 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
10 12 (41.38%) MS Office
10 12 (41.38%) Windows XP
10 12 (41.38%) McAfee
10 12 (41.38%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (41.38%) Windows 7
10 12 (41.38%) Aruba
10 12 (41.38%) Lumension
11 10 (34.48%) LAN
12 8 (27.59%) Information Security
13 7 (24.14%) Legal
13 7 (24.14%) Change Management
13 7 (24.14%) CCSE
13 7 (24.14%) JNCIS
13 7 (24.14%) Cisco PIX

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 12 (41.38%) MS Office
2 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (75.86%) Firewall
2 21 (72.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 16 (55.17%) WAN
4 15 (51.72%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 14 (48.28%) Network Security
6 12 (41.38%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (34.48%) LAN
8 7 (24.14%) Cisco PIX
9 6 (20.69%) VoIP
9 6 (20.69%) Wireless
10 5 (17.24%) Internet
11 3 (10.34%) OSPF
11 3 (10.34%) BGP
11 3 (10.34%) RIP
General
1 7 (24.14%) Legal
2 6 (20.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Network Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Security Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Support Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) Technical Support
5 5 (17.24%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (17.24%) Technical Support Engineer
6 4 (13.79%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (13.79%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 4 (13.79%) Network Team Leader
6 4 (13.79%) Team Leader
6 4 (13.79%) Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) Network Support
7 2 (6.90%) Network Support Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Escalation Engineer
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) Linux
3 12 (41.38%) Windows XP
3 12 (41.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Information Security
2 7 (24.14%) CRM
2 7 (24.14%) Change Management
3 4 (13.79%) PRINCE
3 4 (13.79%) ITIL
3 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
3 4 (13.79%) Customer Engagement
3 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
4 3 (10.34%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 18 (62.07%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (44.83%) CCNP
3 7 (24.14%) CCSE
3 7 (24.14%) JNCIS
4 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
4 5 (17.24%) JNCIA
4 5 (17.24%) CCNA
4 5 (17.24%) CCSA
4 5 (17.24%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) SLA
2 2 (6.90%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (86.21%) Cisco
2 19 (65.52%) Juniper
2 19 (65.52%) CheckPoint
2 19 (65.52%) Websense
3 15 (51.72%) Blue Coat
3 15 (51.72%) SonicWALL
4 12 (41.38%) McAfee
4 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
4 12 (41.38%) Aruba
4 12 (41.38%) Lumension
5 6 (20.69%) Riverbed
6 5 (17.24%) Trend Micro
6 5 (17.24%) Clearswift