The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 78 85 88
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 17 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.78% 1.38% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 1.70% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 6
Average salary £31,000 £37,500 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.33% -11.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £35,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,150 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
Load Balancing
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
814 940 811
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 85.41% 81.31% 81.43%
Number of salaries quoted 720 775 741
Average salary £45,000 £45,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.09% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Load Balancing
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the Bedfordshire region.

Load Balancing Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Load Balancing
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Load Balancing Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Load Balancing
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +6 9 £52,500 +22.80%
Dunstable - 4 - -
Load Balancing
East of England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Load Balancing 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 Load Balancing.

1 35 (87.50%) CCNP
1 35 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (85.00%) LAN
2 34 (85.00%) WAN
3 31 (77.50%) Data Centre
4 30 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 29 (72.50%) Cisco
6 26 (65.00%) Network Security
7 25 (62.50%) CCDP
7 25 (62.50%) Firewall
8 22 (55.00%) CheckPoint
9 21 (52.50%) OSPF
9 21 (52.50%) BGP
9 21 (52.50%) CCSA
9 21 (52.50%) CCSE
10 20 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
11 19 (47.50%) Network Management
12 16 (40.00%) TCP/IP
13 14 (35.00%) MS Visio
13 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
13 14 (35.00%) tcpdump
13 14 (35.00%) Wireshark
14 13 (32.50%) Disaster Recovery
15 12 (30.00%) Check Point Certification
15 12 (30.00%) F5
16 9 (22.50%) Riverbed
16 9 (22.50%) Performance Tuning
16 9 (22.50%) CCNA
16 9 (22.50%) VPN
16 9 (22.50%) Wireless

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Load Balancing 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 Load Balancing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 14 (35.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
2 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (85.00%) WAN
1 34 (85.00%) LAN
2 30 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 26 (65.00%) Network Security
4 25 (62.50%) Firewall
5 21 (52.50%) OSPF
5 21 (52.50%) BGP
6 20 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
7 16 (40.00%) TCP/IP
8 14 (35.00%) tcpdump
8 14 (35.00%) Wireshark
9 9 (22.50%) VPN
9 9 (22.50%) Wireless
10 8 (20.00%) VoIP
11 6 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (12.50%) VLAN
13 4 (10.00%) NetScaler
13 4 (10.00%) SAN
13 4 (10.00%) 802.11
13 4 (10.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (2.50%) Local Government
1 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Consultant
2 16 (40.00%) Network Consultant
3 14 (35.00%) Network Engineer
4 12 (30.00%) Security Consultant
4 12 (30.00%) Network Security Consultant
5 6 (15.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) Security Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) Analyst
7 4 (10.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
7 4 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (10.00%) Solaris Administrator
7 4 (10.00%) UNIX Administrator
7 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (10.00%) Administrator
7 4 (10.00%) Network Analyst
7 4 (10.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 4 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (7.50%) Implementation Consultant
8 3 (7.50%) Network Design Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) Middleware
1 4 (10.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 31 (77.50%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Solaris
1 4 (10.00%) Linux
1 4 (10.00%) SUSE
1 4 (10.00%) Debian
1 4 (10.00%) UNIX
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Network Management
2 13 (32.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (22.50%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (17.50%) Network Design
6 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 5 (12.50%) Change Management
6 5 (12.50%) WAN Optimisation
7 4 (10.00%) Project Management
7 4 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (5.00%) Time Management
9 1 (2.50%) Resource Management
9 1 (2.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) Perl
1 4 (10.00%) Python
1 4 (10.00%) AWK
1 4 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 35 (87.50%) CCNP
1 35 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (62.50%) CCDP
3 21 (52.50%) CCSA
3 21 (52.50%) CCSE
4 12 (30.00%) Check Point Certification
5 9 (22.50%) CCNA
6 5 (12.50%) CCDA
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (10.00%) Data Guard
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 29 (72.50%) Cisco
2 22 (55.00%) CheckPoint
3 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (30.00%) F5
5 9 (22.50%) Riverbed
5 9 (22.50%) VMware
6 8 (20.00%) Citrix
7 5 (12.50%) SolarWinds
8 4 (10.00%) Oracle
8 4 (10.00%) Red Hat
8 4 (10.00%) Sourcefire
8 4 (10.00%) IronPort