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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 27 36 23
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -13
Permanent jobs citing F5 1 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 0.97% 2.91% 1.22%
As % of the Vendors category 1.41% 6.17% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 1
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 £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
71 81 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 68.93% 47.09% 23.17%
Number of salaries quoted 67 43 18
Average salary £32,500 £36,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.72% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £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 22 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 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (50.00%) Legal
2 2 (50.00%) Websense
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (25.00%) JNCIA
3 1 (25.00%) SonicWALL
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) Trend Micro
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Aruba
3 1 (25.00%) Lumension
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Team Leader
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) JNCIA
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Websense
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (25.00%) SonicWALL
3 1 (25.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (25.00%) Trend Micro
3 1 (25.00%) Aruba
3 1 (25.00%) Lumension
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Clearswift