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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 104 88 62
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -26
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 4 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.37% 1.27% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 1.49% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 10
Average salary £67,500 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £41,000 £47,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.05% +18.75%
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
920 939 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 84.56% 85.05% 70.21%
Number of salaries quoted 819 803 438
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £59,500 £60,000
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 30 January 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 6 (85.71%) DNS
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Blue Coat
2 4 (57.14%) TippingPoint
2 4 (57.14%) Tufin
2 4 (57.14%) F5
2 4 (57.14%) LogLogic
2 4 (57.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 4 (57.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (42.86%) VLAN
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) UNIX
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) AIX
3 3 (42.86%) Solaris
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) JBoss
4 2 (28.57%) Apache
4 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
4 2 (28.57%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) LDAP
4 2 (28.57%) C
4 2 (28.57%) C++
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) Perl
4 2 (28.57%) PHP
4 2 (28.57%) MySQL
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (28.57%) JBoss
1 2 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) DNS
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 4 (57.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (42.86%) VLAN
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
4 2 (28.57%) LDAP
4 2 (28.57%) SAN
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
5 1 (14.29%) Network Security
5 1 (14.29%) Multicast
5 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
5 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Design Authority
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior UNIX Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior UNIX Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) YAML
2 1 (14.29%) Rendezvous
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) UNIX
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) AIX
1 3 (42.86%) Solaris
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Service Management
1 2 (28.57%) Change Management
1 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (28.57%) Network Architecture
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Line Management
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Python
1 2 (28.57%) C
1 2 (28.57%) C++
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) Perl
1 2 (28.57%) PHP
1 2 (28.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (14.29%) CCA
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (14.29%) CCEA
1 1 (14.29%) CISSP
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MCSD
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) NFS
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) OpenView
1 2 (28.57%) Control-M
1 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
1 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Blue Coat
1 4 (57.14%) TippingPoint
1 4 (57.14%) Tufin
1 4 (57.14%) F5
1 4 (57.14%) LogLogic
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Sun
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Dell
3 2 (28.57%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) Veritas
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
4 1 (14.29%) Tradeweb
4 1 (14.29%) NetScout
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft