The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 82 76 65
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 3 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.33% 1.20% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 1.54% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 3
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -4.65%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
701 780 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 76.36% 77.69% 68.97%
Number of salaries quoted 615 672 435
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Load Balancing
Oxfordshire

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
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Load Balancing Salary Histogram in Oxford

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 11 (91.67%) VMware
1 11 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (91.67%) vSphere
2 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (58.33%) Hyper-V
3 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 7 (58.33%) SAN
3 7 (58.33%) Clustering
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (41.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (33.33%) IBM
6 4 (33.33%) HP
6 4 (33.33%) Citrix
6 4 (33.33%) NetScaler
6 4 (33.33%) MCITP
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (33.33%) XenApp
6 4 (33.33%) XenServer
6 4 (33.33%) XenDesktop
7 3 (25.00%) Veeam
7 3 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (25.00%) CCEE
7 3 (25.00%) CCAA
7 3 (25.00%) CCIA
7 3 (25.00%) Citrix Certification

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) nginx
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon S3
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) SAN
2 4 (33.33%) NetScaler
3 2 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (16.67%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Consultant
2 6 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
3 4 (33.33%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Architect
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Architect
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) LAMP
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Clustering
2 6 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
1 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (8.33%) CentOS
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Ruby
1 1 (8.33%) Python
1 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (33.33%) MCITP
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (25.00%) CCEE
3 3 (25.00%) CCAA
3 3 (25.00%) CCIA
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (25.00%) CCEA
4 2 (16.67%) MBA
5 1 (8.33%) VCAP
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (91.67%) vSphere
2 7 (58.33%) Hyper-V
2 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (33.33%) XenApp
3 4 (33.33%) XenServer
3 4 (33.33%) XenDesktop
4 1 (8.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Cacti
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (8.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) IBM
3 4 (33.33%) HP
3 4 (33.33%) Citrix
4 3 (25.00%) Veeam
5 2 (16.67%) NetApp
6 1 (8.33%) Percona
6 1 (8.33%) Red Hat