The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 76 83 74
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 1 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.14% 0.41% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.56% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -3.61%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,625
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.15%
Load Balancing
Oxfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
556 716 585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 76.27% 74.27% 73.86%
Number of salaries quoted 477 627 529
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -9.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 Oxford

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

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Load Balancing
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Load Balancing Salary Trend in Oxford

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Nagios
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) FreeSWITCH
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) Load Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) RTP
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) Dovecot
2 2 (66.67%) Kamailio
2 2 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (33.33%) Percona
3 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 (66.67%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (66.67%) RTP
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) FreeSWITCH
1 2 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Load Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Dovecot
1 2 (66.67%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Nagios
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) Cacti
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Percona
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat