The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 172 139 179
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +40
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 45 85 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.89% 1.50% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.96% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 32 77 33
Average salary £53,750 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,100 £32,800 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £65,000 £79,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £48,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +12.94%
Load Balancing
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4138 4331 3890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 81.39% 76.67% 73.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3007 3078 3017
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 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
Reading -14 31 £57,500 +15.00% 6
Maidenhead -2 3 - -
Slough - 3 £45,000 -
Bracknell -5 2 £59,500 +25.26% 1
Windsor - 1 £45,000 -
Load Balancing
South East

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 90 (78.26%) Firewall
2 79 (68.70%) Cisco
3 60 (52.17%) VMware
4 56 (48.70%) Linux
5 50 (43.48%) Juniper
5 50 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 45 (39.13%) Windows
7 41 (35.65%) TCP/IP
8 38 (33.04%) DNS
8 38 (33.04%) F5
9 37 (32.17%) Microsoft
9 37 (32.17%) IIS
10 36 (31.30%) Data Centre
11 35 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
11 35 (30.43%) BGP
12 34 (29.57%) MPLS
12 34 (29.57%) HP
12 34 (29.57%) VPN
12 34 (29.57%) MS Excel
13 33 (28.70%) OSPF
14 31 (26.96%) ITIL
15 30 (26.09%) SAN
16 28 (24.35%) VLAN
16 28 (24.35%) Hyper-V
17 27 (23.48%) SQL Server
17 27 (23.48%) UNIX
18 26 (22.61%) SQL
18 26 (22.61%) CheckPoint
19 24 (20.87%) Red Hat
19 24 (20.87%) Internet

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 37 (32.17%) IIS
2 18 (15.65%) Apache
3 12 (10.43%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.48%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.61%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.74%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (1.74%) Lync
6 2 (1.74%) CMS
7 1 (0.87%) JBoss
7 1 (0.87%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.87%) OpenStack
Applications
1 34 (29.57%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.30%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (5.22%) SaaS
3 3 (2.61%) IaaS
3 3 (2.61%) PaaS
4 1 (0.87%) Taleo
4 1 (0.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 90 (78.26%) Firewall
2 41 (35.65%) TCP/IP
3 38 (33.04%) DNS
4 35 (30.43%) BGP
5 34 (29.57%) MPLS
5 34 (29.57%) VPN
6 33 (28.70%) OSPF
7 30 (26.09%) SAN
8 28 (24.35%) VLAN
9 24 (20.87%) Internet
10 22 (19.13%) WAN
11 21 (18.26%) LAN
11 21 (18.26%) SSL
11 21 (18.26%) Cisco ASA
12 17 (14.78%) Network Security
13 16 (13.91%) IPv4
14 15 (13.04%) NetScreen
14 15 (13.04%) IPsec
15 14 (12.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 13 (11.30%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (23.48%) SQL Server
2 19 (16.52%) MySQL
3 12 (10.43%) Oracle Database
4 10 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (8.70%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (3.48%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.74%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.87%) DB2
7 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Subversion
General
1 15 (13.04%) Retail
2 14 (12.17%) Finance
3 10 (8.70%) Legal
3 10 (8.70%) Billing
4 5 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.61%) Advertising
6 1 (0.87%) Banking
6 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.87%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (28.70%) Network Engineer
2 25 (21.74%) Architect
3 13 (11.30%) Analyst
3 13 (11.30%) Technical Architect
4 11 (9.57%) Consultant
5 10 (8.70%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
5 10 (8.70%) Web Analyst
5 10 (8.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 10 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
6 9 (7.83%) Support Engineer
7 6 (5.22%) Network Team Leader
7 6 (5.22%) Team Leader
7 6 (5.22%) Technical Engineer
7 6 (5.22%) Network Architect
8 5 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
8 5 (4.35%) Senior Support Engineer
8 5 (4.35%) IT Support
8 5 (4.35%) Senior IT Support
8 5 (4.35%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.04%) LAMP
2 10 (8.70%) Software Packaging
2 10 (8.70%) HTML
2 10 (8.70%) MAPI
3 7 (6.09%) CSS
4 4 (3.48%) Middleware
5 2 (1.74%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (1.74%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.87%) .NET
6 1 (0.87%) SOAP
6 1 (0.87%) Symfony
6 1 (0.87%) jQuery
6 1 (0.87%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 36 (31.30%) Data Centre
2 13 (11.30%) Clustering
3 11 (9.57%) Management Information System
4 10 (8.70%) N-Tier
5 7 (6.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (4.35%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.48%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.74%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.74%) PKI
8 2 (1.74%) IVR
8 2 (1.74%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 56 (48.70%) Linux
2 45 (39.13%) Windows
3 27 (23.48%) UNIX
4 24 (20.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (18.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (13.04%) CentOS
7 13 (11.30%) Solaris
8 11 (9.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.74%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.74%) Debian
10 2 (1.74%) OpenBSD
10 2 (1.74%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (26.96%) ITIL
2 14 (12.17%) Project Management
3 13 (11.30%) TOGAF
3 13 (11.30%) Network Design
4 12 (10.43%) Migration
5 10 (8.70%) SABSA
5 10 (8.70%) Project Planning
5 10 (8.70%) Business Development
5 10 (8.70%) DoDAF
5 10 (8.70%) Validation
5 10 (8.70%) SOA
6 9 (7.83%) Mentoring
7 8 (6.96%) Network Management
8 7 (6.09%) DDoS Mitigation
9 6 (5.22%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (4.35%) Problem Management
10 5 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (3.48%) Vulnerability Management
11 4 (3.48%) Open Source
11 4 (3.48%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (22.61%) SQL
2 16 (13.91%) PHP
3 11 (9.57%) Perl
4 3 (2.61%) Python
5 2 (1.74%) Erlang
5 2 (1.74%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.74%) Java
6 1 (0.87%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.87%) C
6 1 (0.87%) C++
Qualifications
1 35 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (20.87%) CCNP
3 13 (11.30%) CCNA
3 13 (11.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 12 (10.43%) MCSE
4 12 (10.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (9.57%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (8.70%) MCITP
7 9 (7.83%) Check Point Certification
7 9 (7.83%) CCIE
8 7 (6.09%) Security Cleared
9 6 (5.22%) CCIP
10 5 (4.35%) CCDP
10 5 (4.35%) CCSE
10 5 (4.35%) Degree
11 4 (3.48%) PCI QSA
11 4 (3.48%) CISA
11 4 (3.48%) CISM
11 4 (3.48%) CCSP
11 4 (3.48%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.17%) COBIT
2 6 (5.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.87%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.87%) SLA
4 1 (0.87%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 50 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (24.35%) Hyper-V
3 14 (12.17%) Active Directory
4 10 (8.70%) vCloud
4 10 (8.70%) vSphere
4 10 (8.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 10 (8.70%) Terminal Services
5 5 (4.35%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.61%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.74%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.74%) Xen
8 1 (0.87%) XenServer
8 1 (0.87%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.87%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 10 (8.70%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (0.87%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (0.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.87%) HP NNM
2 1 (0.87%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.87%) Puppet
Vendors
1 79 (68.70%) Cisco
2 60 (52.17%) VMware
3 50 (43.48%) Juniper
4 38 (33.04%) F5
5 37 (32.17%) Microsoft
6 34 (29.57%) HP
7 26 (22.61%) CheckPoint
8 24 (20.87%) Red Hat
9 15 (13.04%) Oracle
10 11 (9.57%) Veritas
11 9 (7.83%) Citrix
12 5 (4.35%) Nokia
13 4 (3.48%) Avaya
14 3 (2.61%) Blue Coat
14 3 (2.61%) Brocade
15 2 (1.74%) Riverbed
15 2 (1.74%) Infoblox
15 2 (1.74%) Foundry
15 2 (1.74%) Aruba
15 2 (1.74%) 3PAR
Reading, Oxfordshire
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Roc Search Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Oracle
Salary: Excellent Salary - Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
AOMi
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago