The first table below looks at the demand for Load Balancing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 146 180 184
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +4
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 71 37 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.26% 0.67% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 0.91% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 63 26 37
Average salary £52,500 £67,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,400 £80,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4150 4044 4374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.78% 73.15% 73.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2792 3111 3681
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Load Balancing
South East

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Load Balancing
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Load Balancing Salary Trend in Berkshire

Load Balancing
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Load Balancing Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Load Balancing
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
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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
Reading +12 37 £55,500 +0.90%
Bracknell - 18 £50,000 -
Maidenhead -9 7 £57,500 -28.12%
Slough +11 1 £55,000 -18.51%
Load Balancing
South East

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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.

1 100 (68.49%) Firewall
2 79 (54.11%) Cisco
3 71 (48.63%) Juniper
4 65 (44.52%) DNS
5 61 (41.78%) F5
6 49 (33.56%) OSPF
6 49 (33.56%) BGP
7 48 (32.88%) SSL
8 45 (30.82%) Capacity Management
9 44 (30.14%) WAN
9 44 (30.14%) SMTP
10 43 (29.45%) VPN
11 42 (28.77%) Finance
12 40 (27.40%) Linux
13 39 (26.71%) TCP/IP
14 38 (26.03%) HTTP
14 38 (26.03%) CheckPoint
14 38 (26.03%) Internet
15 37 (25.34%) Windows
16 34 (23.29%) Cisco Certification
17 31 (21.23%) CCNP
17 31 (21.23%) MPLS
18 28 (19.18%) LAN
19 25 (17.12%) Network Management
20 24 (16.44%) HP
21 22 (15.07%) LDAP
21 22 (15.07%) Microsoft
21 22 (15.07%) UNIX
21 22 (15.07%) IPsec
22 21 (14.38%) VMware

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 20 (13.70%) WebSphere
2 10 (6.85%) Resin
3 9 (6.16%) MS Exchange
4 7 (4.79%) Apache
5 6 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (4.11%) IIS
6 4 (2.74%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (2.05%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.37%) Lync
9 1 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.68%) Drupal
9 1 (0.68%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (4.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.42%) MS Office
3 4 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.68%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.05%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 100 (68.49%) Firewall
2 65 (44.52%) DNS
3 49 (33.56%) OSPF
3 49 (33.56%) BGP
4 48 (32.88%) SSL
5 44 (30.14%) WAN
5 44 (30.14%) SMTP
6 43 (29.45%) VPN
7 39 (26.71%) TCP/IP
8 38 (26.03%) HTTP
8 38 (26.03%) Internet
9 31 (21.23%) MPLS
10 28 (19.18%) LAN
11 22 (15.07%) LDAP
11 22 (15.07%) IPsec
12 20 (13.70%) TACACS
12 20 (13.70%) EIGRP
12 20 (13.70%) IGRP
13 19 (13.01%) BIG-IP
14 18 (12.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.96%) MySQL
2 8 (5.48%) Oracle Database
2 8 (5.48%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.05%) DB2
4 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.68%) Redis
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (1.37%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.68%) TestDirector
General
1 42 (28.77%) Finance
2 17 (11.64%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (34.25%) Network Engineer
2 21 (14.38%) IP Engineer
3 17 (11.64%) Firewall Engineer
4 16 (10.96%) Design Engineer
5 15 (10.27%) Senior Design Engineer
5 15 (10.27%) Senior IP Engineer
6 13 (8.90%) Security Engineer
6 13 (8.90%) Consultant
7 12 (8.22%) Support Engineer
7 12 (8.22%) Linux Engineer
8 10 (6.85%) Linux Administrator
9 9 (6.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (6.16%) Applications Support
9 9 (6.16%) Platform Engineer
10 8 (5.48%) Cloud Engineer
10 8 (5.48%) Network Security Engineer
11 6 (4.11%) Technical Support
11 6 (4.11%) Administrator
11 6 (4.11%) Security Consultant
11 6 (4.11%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.70%) SOAP
2 10 (6.85%) Java EE
3 3 (2.05%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.05%) Web Services
3 3 (2.05%) HTML
3 3 (2.05%) .NET
4 2 (1.37%) MSMQ
4 2 (1.37%) CSS
4 2 (1.37%) Flash
5 1 (0.68%) Lucene
5 1 (0.68%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.22%) Clustering
2 10 (6.85%) Client/Server
2 10 (6.85%) Mathematics
3 3 (2.05%) SecurID
4 2 (1.37%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.37%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.37%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.68%) Open Source
5 1 (0.68%) Replication
5 1 (0.68%) PKI
5 1 (0.68%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 40 (27.40%) Linux
2 37 (25.34%) Windows
3 22 (15.07%) UNIX
4 11 (7.53%) CentOS
5 10 (6.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (5.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (4.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (3.42%) Solaris
10 4 (2.74%) Debian
11 3 (2.05%) SUSE
11 3 (2.05%) Ubuntu
11 3 (2.05%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (30.82%) Capacity Management
2 25 (17.12%) Network Management
3 21 (14.38%) Network Design
4 15 (10.27%) Validation
5 12 (8.22%) Project Management
5 12 (8.22%) Change Management
6 11 (7.53%) DevOps
7 10 (6.85%) Demand Forecasting
7 10 (6.85%) Product Management
7 10 (6.85%) Problem Management
7 10 (6.85%) Software Engineering
7 10 (6.85%) Service Management
7 10 (6.85%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (4.11%) ITIL
9 3 (2.05%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (2.05%) E-Commerce
9 3 (2.05%) CRM
10 2 (1.37%) ETL
10 2 (1.37%) PRINCE2
10 2 (1.37%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 19 (13.01%) Python
2 14 (9.59%) Bash Shell
3 12 (8.22%) Java
4 11 (7.53%) SQL
5 8 (5.48%) Shell Script
6 7 (4.79%) Perl
7 3 (2.05%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.05%) C#
7 3 (2.05%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.68%) R
8 1 (0.68%) PHP
Qualifications
1 34 (23.29%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (21.23%) CCNP
3 21 (14.38%) Degree
4 17 (11.64%) CCNA
5 8 (5.48%) CCIE
5 8 (5.48%) JNCIA
6 7 (4.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (3.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (3.42%) SCSA
7 5 (3.42%) Security Cleared
7 5 (3.42%) Sun Certification
7 5 (3.42%) CCSP
7 5 (3.42%) CCIP
8 4 (2.74%) MCSE
8 4 (2.74%) JNCIP
8 4 (2.74%) JNCIE
9 3 (2.05%) MCTS
9 3 (2.05%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.05%) RHCE
10 2 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.85%) QA
2 7 (4.79%) SLA
3 3 (2.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (12.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (7.53%) Active Directory
3 10 (6.85%) ProxySG
4 6 (4.11%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.42%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.05%) ISA Server
7 2 (1.37%) Squid
7 2 (1.37%) qmail
7 2 (1.37%) Postfix
7 2 (1.37%) Sendmail
7 2 (1.37%) XenApp
7 2 (1.37%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.37%) UAG
8 1 (0.68%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.68%) Varnish
8 1 (0.68%) vSphere
8 1 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.68%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 20 (13.70%) CiscoWorks
1 20 (13.70%) HP NNM
2 11 (7.53%) Nagios
2 11 (7.53%) Puppet
2 11 (7.53%) Munin
3 7 (4.79%) FortiGate
4 3 (2.05%) SCCM
5 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.68%) SCOM
5 1 (0.68%) Netcool
Vendors
1 79 (54.11%) Cisco
2 71 (48.63%) Juniper
3 61 (41.78%) F5
4 38 (26.03%) CheckPoint
5 24 (16.44%) HP
6 22 (15.07%) Microsoft
7 21 (14.38%) VMware
7 21 (14.38%) Red Hat
8 19 (13.01%) Oracle
9 15 (10.27%) Huawei
10 14 (9.59%) Citrix
10 14 (9.59%) Blue Coat
11 12 (8.22%) JBoss
12 10 (6.85%) Nokia
13 5 (3.42%) Sun
13 5 (3.42%) IBM
14 3 (2.05%) Barracuda Networks
15 2 (1.37%) Siemens
15 2 (1.37%) Veritas
15 2 (1.37%) Polycom