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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 114 114 113
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 11 12 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.55% 0.59% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.70% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 8
Average salary £44,750 £39,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.29% -7.05%
UK excluding London average salary £45,750 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +9.75%
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
1642 1716 1461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 81.49% 85.03% 80.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1370 1362 1264
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 21 April 2015.

Load Balancing Salary Histogram in Bristol

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 20 (83.33%) Cisco
2 19 (79.17%) Firewall
3 17 (70.83%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (66.67%) Network Design
4 16 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (54.17%) Juniper
5 13 (54.17%) F5
6 12 (50.00%) CCIE
7 11 (45.83%) Barracuda Networks
8 10 (41.67%) Open Source
8 10 (41.67%) Network Management
8 10 (41.67%) B2B
9 9 (37.50%) Unified Communications
9 9 (37.50%) JNCIE
10 8 (33.33%) VMware
10 8 (33.33%) WAN
10 8 (33.33%) Windows
11 7 (29.17%) LAN
11 7 (29.17%) Citrix
12 5 (20.83%) ITIL
12 5 (20.83%) DHCP
12 5 (20.83%) CCNP
12 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
12 5 (20.83%) Migration
12 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (16.67%) CCNA
13 4 (16.67%) SQL
13 4 (16.67%) SQL Server

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 3 (12.50%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.17%) Lync
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (79.17%) Firewall
2 17 (70.83%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (37.50%) Unified Communications
4 8 (33.33%) WAN
5 7 (29.17%) LAN
6 5 (20.83%) DHCP
7 3 (12.50%) Wireless
7 3 (12.50%) VLAN
7 3 (12.50%) Network Security
8 2 (8.33%) ATM
8 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
9 1 (4.17%) VPN
9 1 (4.17%) DNS
9 1 (4.17%) SSL
9 1 (4.17%) SAN
9 1 (4.17%) MPLS
9 1 (4.17%) OSPF
9 1 (4.17%) BGP
9 1 (4.17%) EIGRP
9 1 (4.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Legal
1 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 11 (45.83%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Design Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Data Centre Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Open Source
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (16.67%) Mac OS X
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (12.50%) UNIX
4 3 (12.50%) AIX
4 3 (12.50%) Solaris
4 3 (12.50%) Linux
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Network Design
2 10 (41.67%) Network Management
2 10 (41.67%) B2B
3 5 (20.83%) ITIL
3 5 (20.83%) Migration
4 2 (8.33%) TOGAF
4 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 2 (8.33%) DevOps
4 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.33%) Change Management
4 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) Python
2 2 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (50.00%) CCIE
3 9 (37.50%) JNCIE
4 5 (20.83%) CCNP
5 4 (16.67%) CCNA
6 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (12.50%) MCSE
7 2 (8.33%) CCDP
7 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
8 1 (4.17%) Degree
8 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
8 1 (4.17%) CCSE
8 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (4.17%) JNCIP
8 1 (4.17%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
1 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.33%) Varnish
4 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Puppet
1 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (8.33%) Ansible
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (83.33%) Cisco
2 13 (54.17%) Juniper
2 13 (54.17%) F5
3 11 (45.83%) Barracuda Networks
4 8 (33.33%) VMware
5 7 (29.17%) Citrix
6 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
7 2 (8.33%) Rackspace
7 2 (8.33%) Oracle
8 1 (4.17%) Sourcefire
8 1 (4.17%) Fortinet
8 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds