The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 100 89 86
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 4 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.27% 0.42% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.49% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 0
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £44,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+12.35% +2.29%
Load Balancing
Scotland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1220 1018 933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.50% 84.90% 79.47%
Number of salaries quoted 815 630 672
Average salary £42,000 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.67% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Load Balancing
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Load Balancing Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 4 (57.14%) MySQL
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Change Management
2 3 (42.86%) LAMP
2 3 (42.86%) BIG-IP
2 3 (42.86%) SSL
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) WLAN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Apache
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) EMC
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) RHCE
2 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
2 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 3 (42.86%) XenServer
2 3 (42.86%) Puppet
2 3 (42.86%) Change Control
2 3 (42.86%) Replication
2 3 (42.86%) Vagrant
2 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (42.86%) Ansible

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (42.86%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (14.29%) nginx
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) SSL
2 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) WLAN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) BIG-IP
2 3 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (14.29%) OpenVPN
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) L2TP
4 1 (14.29%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Development Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Systems Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Server Support
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Support
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Debian
2 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) CentOS
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Change Management
1 3 (42.86%) Change Control
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) Database Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) Low Latency
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Wealth Management
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) RHCE
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) XenServer
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Postfix
3 1 (14.29%) Openswan
3 1 (14.29%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Puppet
1 3 (42.86%) Vagrant
1 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (42.86%) Ansible
2 2 (28.57%) Nagios
2 2 (28.57%) Cacti
2 2 (28.57%) Munin
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) EMC
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft