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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 20 43 13
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -30
Permanent jobs citing F5 15 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 9.87% 0.45% 11.48%
As % of the Vendors category 12.93% 1.03% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 7
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £42,500 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £42,500 £49,000
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
116 97 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 76.32% 43.30% 57.38%
Number of salaries quoted 106 91 28
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
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 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 2014.

F5 Salary Histogram in Maidstone

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 31 (91.18%) Cisco
2 27 (79.41%) Firewall
3 24 (70.59%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (67.65%) Juniper
4 23 (67.65%) CheckPoint
4 23 (67.65%) Websense
5 22 (64.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 19 (55.88%) Blue Coat
6 19 (55.88%) WAN
6 19 (55.88%) Windows
7 18 (52.94%) SonicWALL
8 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
8 16 (47.06%) MS Office
8 16 (47.06%) Linux
8 16 (47.06%) Windows XP
8 16 (47.06%) Windows 7
8 16 (47.06%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (44.12%) CCNP
9 15 (44.12%) McAfee
9 15 (44.12%) Aruba
9 15 (44.12%) Lumension
10 14 (41.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 14 (41.18%) Network Security
11 11 (32.35%) Cisco PIX
11 11 (32.35%) LAN
12 10 (29.41%) Change Management
12 10 (29.41%) CRM
12 10 (29.41%) SLA
13 9 (26.47%) CCSA
13 9 (26.47%) JNCIA

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 16 (47.06%) MS Office
2 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 27 (79.41%) Firewall
2 22 (64.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 19 (55.88%) WAN
4 16 (47.06%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (41.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 14 (41.18%) Network Security
6 11 (32.35%) Cisco PIX
6 11 (32.35%) LAN
7 9 (26.47%) Internet
8 8 (23.53%) Wireless
8 8 (23.53%) VoIP
9 3 (8.82%) RIP
9 3 (8.82%) OSPF
9 3 (8.82%) BGP
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 7 (20.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Network Engineer
2 10 (29.41%) Support Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (23.53%) Technical Support Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) Technical Support
3 8 (23.53%) 1st Line Support
3 8 (23.53%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) Technical Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) Security Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 7 (20.59%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 6 (17.65%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Network Team Leader
6 4 (11.76%) Team Leader
7 3 (8.82%) Consultant
8 2 (5.88%) Network Support
8 2 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) Escalation Engineer
Operating Systems
1 19 (55.88%) Windows
2 16 (47.06%) Linux
2 16 (47.06%) Windows XP
2 16 (47.06%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) CRM
1 10 (29.41%) Change Management
2 7 (20.59%) Information Security
3 4 (11.76%) PRINCE
3 4 (11.76%) ITIL
3 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2
3 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
4 3 (8.82%) Network Design
4 3 (8.82%) Customer Engagement
Qualifications
1 24 (70.59%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (44.12%) CCNP
3 9 (26.47%) CCNA
3 9 (26.47%) CCSA
3 9 (26.47%) JNCIA
4 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
4 8 (23.53%) CCSE
5 7 (20.59%) JNCIS
6 5 (14.71%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (29.41%) SLA
2 2 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 31 (91.18%) Cisco
2 23 (67.65%) Juniper
2 23 (67.65%) CheckPoint
2 23 (67.65%) Websense
3 19 (55.88%) Blue Coat
4 18 (52.94%) SonicWALL
5 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
6 15 (44.12%) McAfee
6 15 (44.12%) Aruba
6 15 (44.12%) Lumension
7 8 (23.53%) Clearswift
7 8 (23.53%) Riverbed
7 8 (23.53%) Trend Micro