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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank - 81 82
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 0 32 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - 2.64% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.13% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 0 26 8
Average salary - £45,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -28.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
772 1021 865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 81.26% 84.17% 76.68%
Number of salaries quoted 694 805 721
Average salary £44,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) DNS
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) TippingPoint
1 4 (80.00%) Blue Coat
1 4 (80.00%) Tufin
1 4 (80.00%) F5
1 4 (80.00%) LogLogic
1 4 (80.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 4 (80.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) Network Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Multicast
4 1 (20.00%) RMDS
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (20.00%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Tradeweb
4 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (20.00%) VLAN
4 1 (20.00%) NetScout
4 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) Migration

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) Office Communications Server
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 4 (80.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) Multicast
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Design Authority
3 1 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Rendezvous
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) AIX
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCSD
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) CCA
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (20.00%) CCEA
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Blue Coat
1 4 (80.00%) TippingPoint
1 4 (80.00%) Tufin
1 4 (80.00%) F5
1 4 (80.00%) LogLogic
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (20.00%) TIBCO
4 1 (20.00%) Bloomberg
4 1 (20.00%) Radianz
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) NetScout
4 1 (20.00%) Tradeweb
4 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds