The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 117 114 108
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 11 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.56% 0.55% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.65% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 8
Average salary £44,750 £45,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.55% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £41,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £55,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
Load Balancing
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1599 1692 1420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 82.04% 85.24% 82.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1395 1368 1236
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Load Balancing
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Load Balancing Salary Trend in Bristol

Load Balancing
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Load Balancing Salary Histogram in Bristol

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 12 (75.00%) Cisco
2 11 (68.75%) Firewall
3 10 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (50.00%) Network Design
4 8 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 6 (37.50%) F5
5 6 (37.50%) VMware
5 6 (37.50%) Juniper
5 6 (37.50%) CCIE
5 6 (37.50%) Windows
5 6 (37.50%) WAN
6 5 (31.25%) Migration
6 5 (31.25%) Citrix
6 5 (31.25%) LAN
6 5 (31.25%) Unified Communications
7 4 (25.00%) Barracuda Networks
7 4 (25.00%) Open Source
7 4 (25.00%) Network Management
7 4 (25.00%) JNCIE
7 4 (25.00%) B2B
7 4 (25.00%) CCNP
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (25.00%) ITIL
8 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
8 3 (18.75%) UNIX
8 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
8 3 (18.75%) DHCP
8 3 (18.75%) AIX
8 3 (18.75%) Solaris

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
1 3 (18.75%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (12.50%) Lync
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) Firewall
2 8 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (37.50%) WAN
4 5 (31.25%) Unified Communications
4 5 (31.25%) LAN
5 3 (18.75%) Network Security
5 3 (18.75%) Wireless
5 3 (18.75%) VLAN
5 3 (18.75%) DHCP
6 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 2 (12.50%) ATM
7 1 (6.25%) VPN
7 1 (6.25%) DNS
7 1 (6.25%) SSL
7 1 (6.25%) SAN
7 1 (6.25%) MPLS
7 1 (6.25%) OSPF
7 1 (6.25%) BGP
7 1 (6.25%) EIGRP
7 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Legal
1 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Design Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) AIX
2 3 (18.75%) Solaris
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) UNIX
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Vista
3 2 (12.50%) Mac OS X
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Network Design
2 5 (31.25%) Migration
3 4 (25.00%) Open Source
3 4 (25.00%) Network Management
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) B2B
4 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
4 3 (18.75%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) SDLC
5 2 (12.50%) DevOps
5 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Perl
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
1 2 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (37.50%) CCIE
3 4 (25.00%) CCNP
3 4 (25.00%) JNCIE
4 3 (18.75%) MCSE
4 3 (18.75%) CCNA
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (12.50%) CCDP
5 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 1 (6.25%) Degree
6 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
6 1 (6.25%) CCSE
6 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (6.25%) JNCIP
6 1 (6.25%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) Varnish
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Puppet
1 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (12.50%) Ansible
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco
2 6 (37.50%) Juniper
2 6 (37.50%) VMware
2 6 (37.50%) F5
3 5 (31.25%) Citrix
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) Barracuda Networks
5 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
6 2 (12.50%) Rackspace
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle
7 1 (6.25%) Sourcefire
7 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
7 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
7 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds