The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Maidstone with a requirement for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within F5 Networks, Inc.

F5
Kent / Maidstone
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 10 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 -  
Permanent jobs citing F5 4 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 6.25% 15.79% -
As % of the Vendors category 10.81% 25.53% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 0
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

F5 is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Maidstone.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Maidstone
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 37 47 83
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Maidstone 57.81% 61.84% 63.85%
Number of salaries quoted 72 152 117
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +30.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £31,250 £22,525
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Maidstone

Job postings citing F5 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Maidstone.

Job vacancy trend for F5 in Maidstone

F5
Salary Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing F5 in Maidstone.

Salary trend for F5 in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing F5 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Maidstone region with a requirement for F5.

1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 11 (91.67%) CCNP
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (91.67%) LAN
2 11 (91.67%) WAN
2 11 (91.67%) Fortinet
2 11 (91.67%) Palo Alto
3 10 (83.33%) Network Security
3 10 (83.33%) Linux
3 10 (83.33%) Change Management
3 10 (83.33%) Wireless
4 9 (75.00%) Forcepoint
4 9 (75.00%) CRM
4 9 (75.00%) Windows XP
4 9 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (75.00%) Windows
4 9 (75.00%) SLA
4 9 (75.00%) Windows 7
4 9 (75.00%) Aruba
4 9 (75.00%) Blue Coat
4 9 (75.00%) CCSE
4 9 (75.00%) Sourcefire
4 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 9 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 9 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 9 (75.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (25.00%) Firewall
6 2 (16.67%) IPsec

F5
Co-occurring IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) LAN
1 11 (91.67%) WAN
2 10 (83.33%) Network Security
2 10 (83.33%) Wireless
3 9 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 9 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (25.00%) Firewall
5 2 (16.67%) BGP
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
5 2 (16.67%) HSRP
5 2 (16.67%) IPsec
5 2 (16.67%) MPLS
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (8.33%) DMVPN
6 1 (8.33%) RSVP
6 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (8.33%) VPN
6 1 (8.33%) VRRP
6 1 (8.33%) WLAN
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 9 (75.00%) Escalation Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (75.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Change Management
2 9 (75.00%) CRM
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (8.33%) Network Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) Presales
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) CCNP
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (75.00%) CCSE
3 2 (16.67%) CCNA
4 1 (8.33%) CCIE
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (75.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (91.67%) Fortinet
2 11 (91.67%) Palo Alto
3 9 (75.00%) Aruba
3 9 (75.00%) Blue Coat
3 9 (75.00%) Forcepoint
3 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (75.00%) Sourcefire
4 1 (8.33%) Juniper
4 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds