The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 103 96 66
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -30
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 4 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.34% 0.65% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.79% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 8
Average salary £67,500 £42,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.82% -22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £41,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £66,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.50%
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 Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
991 1014 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 85.14% 82.31% 70.89%
Number of salaries quoted 870 885 480
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Load Balancing
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Load Balancing Salary Trend in Kent

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 11 (91.67%) Firewall
2 9 (75.00%) DNS
3 7 (58.33%) VLAN
3 7 (58.33%) Finance
4 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (50.00%) Apache
4 6 (50.00%) SAN
4 6 (50.00%) PHP
4 6 (50.00%) Linux
4 6 (50.00%) Java
4 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (50.00%) VMware
4 6 (50.00%) MySQL
5 5 (41.67%) F5
5 5 (41.67%) UNIX
5 5 (41.67%) Windows
5 5 (41.67%) AIX
5 5 (41.67%) Solaris
6 4 (33.33%) DevOps
6 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (33.33%) Veritas
6 4 (33.33%) Oracle
6 4 (33.33%) Cisco
6 4 (33.33%) IBM
6 4 (33.33%) Sun
6 4 (33.33%) HP
6 4 (33.33%) Dell
6 4 (33.33%) Perl
6 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (33.33%) C

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 6 (50.00%) Apache
2 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 4 (33.33%) JBoss
3 2 (16.67%) nginx
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (8.33%) Office Communications Server
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) Firewall
2 9 (75.00%) DNS
3 7 (58.33%) VLAN
4 6 (50.00%) SAN
5 4 (33.33%) LDAP
5 4 (33.33%) VPN
6 3 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (16.67%) iSCSI
7 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (16.67%) IPsec
7 2 (16.67%) SMTP
7 2 (16.67%) DHCP
7 2 (16.67%) HTTP
7 2 (16.67%) Internet
7 2 (16.67%) VRRP
7 2 (16.67%) SSL
8 1 (8.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Technical Design Authority
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) UNIX Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Senior UNIX Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Senior UNIX Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) YAML
2 2 (16.67%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) UNIX
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) AIX
2 5 (41.67%) Solaris
3 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (16.67%) FreeBSD
4 2 (16.67%) Debian
4 2 (16.67%) OpenBSD
4 2 (16.67%) Ubuntu
4 2 (16.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (33.33%) DevOps
2 3 (25.00%) Line Management
2 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (25.00%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Java
1 6 (50.00%) PHP
2 4 (33.33%) Python
2 4 (33.33%) Ruby
2 4 (33.33%) Perl
2 4 (33.33%) C
2 4 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CCIE
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (8.33%) CCA
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (8.33%) CCEA
2 1 (8.33%) CISSP
2 1 (8.33%) MCSD
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (33.33%) NFS
3 3 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (16.67%) Squid
4 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (16.67%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) OpenView
1 4 (33.33%) Control-M
1 4 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 4 (33.33%) Puppet
1 4 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (16.67%) HAProxy
2 2 (16.67%) SELinux
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 6 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) F5
3 4 (33.33%) Veritas
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco
3 4 (33.33%) IBM
3 4 (33.33%) Sun
3 4 (33.33%) HP
3 4 (33.33%) Dell
4 3 (25.00%) Juniper
4 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 3 (25.00%) TippingPoint
4 3 (25.00%) Tufin
4 3 (25.00%) LogLogic
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft