The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 113 120 116
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 27 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.07% 0.67% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 0.92% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 23 10 12
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,700 £27,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £75,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £44,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+12.35% +2.29%
Load Balancing
Berkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1882 1626 1537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 74.80% 72.23% 75.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1296 1262 1294
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £65,000 £67,500
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 Reading

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

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Load Balancing
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Load Balancing Salary Trend in Reading

Load Balancing
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the Reading region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Load Balancing Salary Histogram in Reading

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 51 (70.83%) Firewall
2 44 (61.11%) Cisco
3 42 (58.33%) OSPF
3 42 (58.33%) BGP
3 42 (58.33%) Capacity Management
4 37 (51.39%) Finance
5 35 (48.61%) Juniper
6 34 (47.22%) DNS
7 31 (43.06%) SMTP
8 29 (40.28%) HTTP
9 28 (38.89%) CheckPoint
10 27 (37.50%) MPLS
11 26 (36.11%) F5
12 24 (33.33%) WAN
12 24 (33.33%) SSL
13 23 (31.94%) TCP/IP
14 22 (30.56%) Network Management
15 21 (29.17%) Internet
16 19 (26.39%) LDAP
17 18 (25.00%) LAN
18 17 (23.61%) HP
18 17 (23.61%) CiscoWorks
18 17 (23.61%) SOAP
18 17 (23.61%) TACACS
18 17 (23.61%) EIGRP
18 17 (23.61%) IGRP
18 17 (23.61%) Network Design
18 17 (23.61%) HP NNM
18 17 (23.61%) WebSphere
19 16 (22.22%) Linux

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 17 (23.61%) WebSphere
2 5 (6.94%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.17%) IIS
3 3 (4.17%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.78%) Lync
5 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.39%) Apache
5 1 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.39%) Drupal
5 1 (1.39%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MS Project
1 1 (1.39%) MS Office
1 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (70.83%) Firewall
2 42 (58.33%) OSPF
2 42 (58.33%) BGP
3 34 (47.22%) DNS
4 31 (43.06%) SMTP
5 29 (40.28%) HTTP
6 27 (37.50%) MPLS
7 24 (33.33%) SSL
7 24 (33.33%) WAN
8 23 (31.94%) TCP/IP
9 21 (29.17%) Internet
10 19 (26.39%) LDAP
11 18 (25.00%) LAN
12 17 (23.61%) TACACS
12 17 (23.61%) EIGRP
12 17 (23.61%) IGRP
13 16 (22.22%) VPN
13 16 (22.22%) SNMP
14 15 (20.83%) Cisco Nexus
15 11 (15.28%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.78%) MySQL
1 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.39%) DB2
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) TestDirector
1 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
General
1 37 (51.39%) Finance
2 13 (18.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (26.39%) Network Engineer
2 15 (20.83%) Design Engineer
2 15 (20.83%) IP Engineer
2 15 (20.83%) Senior IP Engineer
2 15 (20.83%) Senior Design Engineer
3 14 (19.44%) Firewall Engineer
4 11 (15.28%) Linux Engineer
5 9 (12.50%) Consultant
5 9 (12.50%) Platform Engineer
6 8 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
7 7 (9.72%) Security Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Linux Consultant
8 5 (6.94%) NOC Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Senior Security Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Security Consultant
10 2 (2.78%) Network Security Engineer
10 2 (2.78%) Technical Support
10 2 (2.78%) Architect
10 2 (2.78%) Technical Support Manager
10 2 (2.78%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.61%) SOAP
2 1 (1.39%) Web Services
2 1 (1.39%) OLE
2 1 (1.39%) HTML
2 1 (1.39%) .NET
2 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.78%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.39%) Clustering
3 1 (1.39%) PKI
3 1 (1.39%) CMDB
3 1 (1.39%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.22%) Linux
2 11 (15.28%) UNIX
3 10 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (8.33%) Windows
5 3 (4.17%) FreeBSD
5 3 (4.17%) SUSE
5 3 (4.17%) Debian
5 3 (4.17%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (58.33%) Capacity Management
2 22 (30.56%) Network Management
3 17 (23.61%) Network Design
4 15 (20.83%) Validation
5 11 (15.28%) Project Management
6 10 (13.89%) Service Management
6 10 (13.89%) Change Management
6 10 (13.89%) Risk Assessment
6 10 (13.89%) Problem Management
6 10 (13.89%) Demand Forecasting
6 10 (13.89%) Product Management
7 6 (8.33%) ITIL
8 2 (2.78%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.78%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.39%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.39%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (1.39%) Time Management
9 1 (1.39%) Performance Management
9 1 (1.39%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.72%) Python
2 6 (8.33%) Shell Script
2 6 (8.33%) Perl
3 2 (2.78%) SQL
3 2 (2.78%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.39%) R
4 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.39%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.39%) PHP
4 1 (1.39%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (15.28%) CCNP
3 5 (6.94%) CCIE
4 4 (5.56%) CCSP
4 4 (5.56%) CCIP
4 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.56%) JNCIA
5 3 (4.17%) MCTS
5 3 (4.17%) RHCE
5 3 (4.17%) Degree
5 3 (4.17%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.78%) MCSE
7 1 (1.39%) MCSA
7 1 (1.39%) CCNA
7 1 (1.39%) ISEB
7 1 (1.39%) CCA
7 1 (1.39%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.89%) QA
2 4 (5.56%) SLA
3 1 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (11.11%) ProxySG
2 4 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.78%) qmail
3 2 (2.78%) Postfix
3 2 (2.78%) Sendmail
3 2 (2.78%) Squid
3 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.78%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.39%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.39%) XenApp
4 1 (1.39%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.39%) UAG
4 1 (1.39%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 17 (23.61%) CiscoWorks
1 17 (23.61%) HP NNM
2 3 (4.17%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.39%) Netcool
Vendors
1 44 (61.11%) Cisco
2 35 (48.61%) Juniper
3 28 (38.89%) CheckPoint
4 26 (36.11%) F5
5 17 (23.61%) HP
6 15 (20.83%) Huawei
7 10 (13.89%) Red Hat
8 9 (12.50%) Citrix
8 9 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 9 (12.50%) Blue Coat
9 8 (11.11%) Nokia
10 4 (5.56%) VMware
11 2 (2.78%) Mitel
11 2 (2.78%) Polycom
11 2 (2.78%) Siemens
12 1 (1.39%) Oracle
12 1 (1.39%) Fujitsu