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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 154 206 174
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -32
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 69 19 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.17% 0.36% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 0.49% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 59 14 39
Average salary £48,000 £55,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.72% +13.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,700 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -4.65%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4393 3844 4443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 74.60% 72.56% 71.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3127 2882 3789
Average salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading +25 39 £51,250 -6.81% 2
Bracknell +22 10 £47,500 -26.92%
Maidenhead - 3 £52,500 - 2
Slough -2 1 £39,300 +4.80% 1
Load Balancing
South East

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 65 (67.71%) Firewall
2 48 (50.00%) Cisco
3 41 (42.71%) DNS
4 36 (37.50%) VPN
5 32 (33.33%) SSL
5 32 (33.33%) Finance
6 31 (32.29%) Cisco Certification
7 30 (31.25%) WAN
7 30 (31.25%) F5
8 29 (30.21%) Linux
9 28 (29.17%) HTTP
9 28 (29.17%) Juniper
10 27 (28.13%) CheckPoint
10 27 (28.13%) SMTP
10 27 (28.13%) Windows
11 26 (27.08%) TCP/IP
12 25 (26.04%) CCNP
13 24 (25.00%) LAN
13 24 (25.00%) OSPF
13 24 (25.00%) BGP
13 24 (25.00%) VMware
14 23 (23.96%) Microsoft
15 22 (22.92%) Capacity Management
16 21 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
17 20 (20.83%) Internet
17 20 (20.83%) SAN
18 19 (19.79%) HP
19 18 (18.75%) MPLS
20 17 (17.71%) Active Directory
20 17 (17.71%) SQL

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 12 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 11 (11.46%) WebSphere
3 6 (6.25%) Lync
4 4 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.17%) IIS
5 3 (3.13%) Apache
5 3 (3.13%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (3.13%) Resin
6 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 65 (67.71%) Firewall
2 41 (42.71%) DNS
3 36 (37.50%) VPN
4 32 (33.33%) SSL
5 30 (31.25%) WAN
6 28 (29.17%) HTTP
7 27 (28.13%) SMTP
8 26 (27.08%) TCP/IP
9 24 (25.00%) LAN
9 24 (25.00%) OSPF
9 24 (25.00%) BGP
10 20 (20.83%) SAN
10 20 (20.83%) Internet
11 18 (18.75%) MPLS
12 16 (16.67%) LDAP
12 16 (16.67%) Network Security
13 12 (12.50%) EIGRP
14 11 (11.46%) IGRP
14 11 (11.46%) TACACS
14 11 (11.46%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.38%) MySQL
2 6 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.13%) DB2
4 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.04%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.04%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.04%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.04%) Big Data
5 1 (1.04%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
General
1 32 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (29.17%) Network Engineer
2 16 (16.67%) Consultant
3 11 (11.46%) Support Engineer
3 11 (11.46%) Linux Engineer
3 11 (11.46%) Firewall Engineer
4 10 (10.42%) Architect
5 9 (9.38%) Platform Engineer
6 8 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
6 8 (8.33%) IP Engineer
7 7 (7.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (6.25%) Security Architect
8 6 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
8 6 (6.25%) Network Architect
8 6 (6.25%) Network Security Architect
9 5 (5.21%) Network Support
9 5 (5.21%) IP Network Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) Cisco Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) Security Consultant
9 5 (5.21%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.46%) SOAP
2 3 (3.13%) Web Services
2 3 (3.13%) Java EE
2 3 (3.13%) .NET
2 3 (3.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.42%) Client/Server
2 8 (8.33%) Clustering
3 7 (7.29%) Open Source
4 6 (6.25%) iPad
4 6 (6.25%) iPhone
5 3 (3.13%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.08%) SecurID
7 1 (1.04%) Replication
7 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (30.21%) Linux
2 27 (28.13%) Windows
3 15 (15.63%) UNIX
4 12 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (10.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (10.42%) Solaris
6 7 (7.29%) Windows 7
7 6 (6.25%) Windows 8
7 6 (6.25%) Android
7 6 (6.25%) Windows Phone
8 5 (5.21%) CentOS
9 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (2.08%) FreeBSD
11 2 (2.08%) SUSE
11 2 (2.08%) Debian
11 2 (2.08%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.04%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.04%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.92%) Capacity Management
2 16 (16.67%) Network Management
3 14 (14.58%) Network Design
4 11 (11.46%) Problem Management
4 11 (11.46%) Project Management
5 10 (10.42%) Service Management
5 10 (10.42%) Product Management
6 6 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 6 (6.25%) ITIL
6 6 (6.25%) Integration Testing
7 4 (4.17%) PRINCE2
7 4 (4.17%) Change Management
7 4 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.13%) CRM
8 3 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.13%) Software Engineering
9 2 (2.08%) High Availability
10 1 (1.04%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (1.04%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 17 (17.71%) SQL
2 9 (9.38%) PowerShell
3 8 (8.33%) Python
4 5 (5.21%) Perl
5 4 (4.17%) Shell Script
5 4 (4.17%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.13%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.13%) C#
6 3 (3.13%) Java
7 1 (1.04%) C
7 1 (1.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 31 (32.29%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (26.04%) CCNP
3 13 (13.54%) CCNA
4 11 (11.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (11.46%) Degree
5 8 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (8.33%) CCIP
5 8 (8.33%) CCIE
5 8 (8.33%) CCSP
6 7 (7.29%) MCSE
6 7 (7.29%) SCSA
6 7 (7.29%) JNCIA
7 6 (6.25%) MCITP
7 6 (6.25%) Sun Certification
8 4 (4.17%) MCP
9 3 (3.13%) CCDP
9 3 (3.13%) Check Point Certification
9 3 (3.13%) RHCE
10 2 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (1.04%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.42%) QA
2 6 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (5.21%) SLA
4 3 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (17.71%) Active Directory
3 14 (14.58%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.25%) ProxySG
4 6 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 5 (5.21%) vSphere
6 3 (3.13%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.08%) XenApp
7 2 (2.08%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (1.04%) Xen
8 1 (1.04%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.04%) UAG
8 1 (1.04%) VMFS
8 1 (1.04%) KVM
8 1 (1.04%) XenServer
8 1 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.04%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.04%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 11 (11.46%) CiscoWorks
1 11 (11.46%) HP NNM
2 5 (5.21%) Netcool
3 4 (4.17%) Nagios
3 4 (4.17%) Puppet
4 3 (3.13%) Munin
5 2 (2.08%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.04%) SCCM
6 1 (1.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 48 (50.00%) Cisco
2 30 (31.25%) F5
3 28 (29.17%) Juniper
4 27 (28.13%) CheckPoint
5 24 (25.00%) VMware
6 23 (23.96%) Microsoft
7 19 (19.79%) HP
8 14 (14.58%) Oracle
9 13 (13.54%) Red Hat
10 11 (11.46%) Citrix
11 8 (8.33%) Sun
11 8 (8.33%) Blue Coat
12 6 (6.25%) IBM
12 6 (6.25%) Nokia
13 4 (4.17%) Veritas
13 4 (4.17%) JBoss
14 3 (3.13%) Aruba
15 2 (2.08%) Barracuda Networks
15 2 (2.08%) EMC
15 2 (2.08%) NetApp
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Full Corp Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Sytel Reply
Salary: excellent, bonus, flexible benefits, pension and life insurance
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
JPS Selection
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead
Premier Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago