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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 23 44 21
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -23
Permanent jobs citing F5 1 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 1.14% 2.68% 2.74%
As % of the Vendors category 1.69% 5.45% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 2
Average salary £57,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.29% -
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
59 110 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 67.05% 49.11% 24.66%
Number of salaries quoted 55 52 17
Average salary £33,750 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £64,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) Firewall
3 7 (70.00%) Websense
3 7 (70.00%) Juniper
3 7 (70.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (50.00%) Blue Coat
5 5 (50.00%) SonicWALL
5 5 (50.00%) Windows
6 4 (40.00%) Linux
6 4 (40.00%) MS Office
6 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
6 4 (40.00%) WAN
6 4 (40.00%) SLA
6 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (40.00%) McAfee
6 4 (40.00%) Network Security
6 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (40.00%) Aruba
6 4 (40.00%) Lumension
7 3 (30.00%) Trend Micro
7 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (30.00%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (30.00%) JNCIA
7 3 (30.00%) Change Management
7 3 (30.00%) Legal
7 3 (30.00%) CCSA

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 4 (40.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (40.00%) WAN
3 4 (40.00%) Network Security
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (30.00%) Internet
5 2 (20.00%) LAN
5 2 (20.00%) VoIP
5 2 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 3 (30.00%) Legal
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Support
3 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Team Leader
3 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Network Support
4 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Change Management
1 3 (30.00%) Information Security
1 3 (30.00%) CRM
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) JNCIA
2 3 (30.00%) CCSA
2 3 (30.00%) CCNP
2 3 (30.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) JNCIS
3 1 (10.00%) CCSE
3 1 (10.00%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) Websense
2 7 (70.00%) Juniper
2 7 (70.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 5 (50.00%) SonicWALL
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) McAfee
4 4 (40.00%) Aruba
4 4 (40.00%) Lumension
5 3 (30.00%) Trend Micro
5 3 (30.00%) Clearswift
6 2 (20.00%) Riverbed