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 20 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 9 37 22
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -15
Permanent jobs citing F5 20 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 17.39% 0.60% 1.64%
As % of the Vendors category 28.17% 1.33% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 20 1 1
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
71 75 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 61.74% 44.91% 44.26%
Number of salaries quoted 65 70 13
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 20 October 2014.

F5 Salary Histogram in Maidstone

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 33 (91.67%) Cisco
2 32 (88.89%) Firewall
3 28 (77.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 26 (72.22%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (66.67%) Juniper
5 24 (66.67%) CheckPoint
6 23 (63.89%) WAN
7 21 (58.33%) Windows
7 21 (58.33%) Blue Coat
7 21 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
8 20 (55.56%) Linux
8 20 (55.56%) Websense
9 18 (50.00%) CCNP
10 17 (47.22%) MS Office
10 17 (47.22%) Windows XP
10 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
10 17 (47.22%) Windows 7
11 16 (44.44%) Aruba
11 16 (44.44%) SonicWALL
11 16 (44.44%) McAfee
11 16 (44.44%) Lumension
12 15 (41.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 14 (38.89%) CCSE
14 13 (36.11%) Cisco PIX
14 13 (36.11%) Network Security
14 13 (36.11%) JNCIS
15 10 (27.78%) LAN
16 9 (25.00%) VoIP
16 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
16 9 (25.00%) CRM

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 17 (47.22%) MS Office
2 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 32 (88.89%) Firewall
2 28 (77.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 23 (63.89%) WAN
4 21 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (41.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 13 (36.11%) Cisco PIX
6 13 (36.11%) Network Security
7 10 (27.78%) LAN
8 9 (25.00%) VoIP
8 9 (25.00%) Wireless
8 9 (25.00%) OSPF
8 9 (25.00%) BGP
9 8 (22.22%) Internet
10 5 (13.89%) RIP
11 4 (11.11%) VPN
11 4 (11.11%) Junos
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Network Engineer
2 10 (27.78%) Support Engineer
3 9 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 8 (22.22%) 1st Line Support
5 7 (19.44%) Technical Support
5 7 (19.44%) Technical Engineer
5 7 (19.44%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 7 (19.44%) Technical Support Engineer
6 6 (16.67%) Security Engineer
7 4 (11.11%) Designer
7 4 (11.11%) Security Designer
7 4 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (11.11%) Systems Designer
7 4 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (8.33%) Consultant
8 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (8.33%) Escalation Engineer
8 3 (8.33%) Network Team Leader
Operating Systems
1 21 (58.33%) Windows
2 20 (55.56%) Linux
3 17 (47.22%) Windows XP
3 17 (47.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) CRM
1 9 (25.00%) Change Management
2 7 (19.44%) PRINCE
2 7 (19.44%) ITIL
2 7 (19.44%) PRINCE2
3 6 (16.67%) Information Security
4 5 (13.89%) Network Design
5 3 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 26 (72.22%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (50.00%) CCNP
3 14 (38.89%) CCSE
4 13 (36.11%) JNCIS
5 8 (22.22%) JNCIA
5 8 (22.22%) CCNA
5 8 (22.22%) CCSA
6 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
7 4 (11.11%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) SLA
2 2 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 33 (91.67%) Cisco
2 24 (66.67%) Juniper
2 24 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 21 (58.33%) Blue Coat
4 20 (55.56%) Websense
5 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
6 16 (44.44%) McAfee
6 16 (44.44%) SonicWALL
6 16 (44.44%) Aruba
6 16 (44.44%) Lumension
7 9 (25.00%) Riverbed
8 7 (19.44%) Trend Micro
8 7 (19.44%) Clearswift
Maidstone, Kent
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago