The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 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 Reading region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 102 119 121
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +2
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 38 23 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.60% 1.00% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 1.43% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 34 17 11
Average salary £55,250 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.45% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £43,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £77,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.12%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1746 1613 1697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 73.48% 70.22% 77.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1184 1249 1436
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Load Balancing
Berkshire

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 30 July 2014.

Load Balancing Salary Histogram in Reading

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 59 (74.68%) Firewall
2 46 (58.23%) Cisco
3 45 (56.96%) Capacity Management
4 44 (55.70%) OSPF
4 44 (55.70%) BGP
5 42 (53.16%) Finance
6 38 (48.10%) DNS
7 37 (46.84%) Juniper
8 34 (43.04%) SMTP
9 33 (41.77%) HTTP
9 33 (41.77%) CheckPoint
10 30 (37.97%) SSL
11 29 (36.71%) F5
12 27 (34.18%) WAN
13 26 (32.91%) TCP/IP
13 26 (32.91%) MPLS
14 25 (31.65%) Network Management
15 24 (30.38%) Internet
16 23 (29.11%) HP
17 22 (27.85%) LDAP
18 21 (26.58%) LAN
19 20 (25.32%) CiscoWorks
19 20 (25.32%) SOAP
19 20 (25.32%) TACACS
19 20 (25.32%) EIGRP
19 20 (25.32%) IGRP
19 20 (25.32%) Network Design
19 20 (25.32%) HP NNM
19 20 (25.32%) WebSphere
20 19 (24.05%) Linux

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 20 (25.32%) WebSphere
2 5 (6.33%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.80%) IIS
3 3 (3.80%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.53%) Lync
5 1 (1.27%) Apache
5 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.27%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.27%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) MS Office
1 3 (3.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (74.68%) Firewall
2 44 (55.70%) OSPF
2 44 (55.70%) BGP
3 38 (48.10%) DNS
4 34 (43.04%) SMTP
5 33 (41.77%) HTTP
6 30 (37.97%) SSL
7 27 (34.18%) WAN
8 26 (32.91%) TCP/IP
8 26 (32.91%) MPLS
9 24 (30.38%) Internet
10 22 (27.85%) LDAP
11 21 (26.58%) LAN
12 20 (25.32%) TACACS
12 20 (25.32%) EIGRP
12 20 (25.32%) IGRP
13 17 (21.52%) VPN
14 16 (20.25%) SNMP
15 15 (18.99%) Cisco Nexus
16 11 (13.92%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.53%) MySQL
1 2 (2.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.27%) DB2
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.27%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
General
1 42 (53.16%) Finance
2 14 (17.72%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (32.91%) Network Engineer
2 17 (21.52%) Firewall Engineer
2 17 (21.52%) IP Engineer
3 15 (18.99%) Design Engineer
3 15 (18.99%) Senior IP Engineer
3 15 (18.99%) Senior Design Engineer
4 11 (13.92%) Linux Engineer
5 9 (11.39%) Consultant
5 9 (11.39%) Platform Engineer
6 8 (10.13%) Cloud Engineer
7 7 (8.86%) Security Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) NOC Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Linux Consultant
9 4 (5.06%) Technical Support
10 3 (3.80%) Security Consultant
10 3 (3.80%) Senior Security Engineer
11 2 (2.53%) Technical Support Manager
11 2 (2.53%) Technical Manager
11 2 (2.53%) Network Support
11 2 (2.53%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.32%) SOAP
2 1 (1.27%) .NET
2 1 (1.27%) HTML
2 1 (1.27%) Web Services
2 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.27%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.53%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.53%) Clustering
3 1 (1.27%) Open Source
3 1 (1.27%) PKI
3 1 (1.27%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.05%) Linux
2 14 (17.72%) UNIX
3 11 (13.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (7.59%) Windows
5 3 (3.80%) Solaris
5 3 (3.80%) FreeBSD
5 3 (3.80%) SUSE
5 3 (3.80%) Debian
5 3 (3.80%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (56.96%) Capacity Management
2 25 (31.65%) Network Management
3 20 (25.32%) Network Design
4 15 (18.99%) Validation
5 11 (13.92%) Project Management
5 11 (13.92%) Problem Management
6 10 (12.66%) Product Management
6 10 (12.66%) Demand Forecasting
6 10 (12.66%) Change Management
6 10 (12.66%) Service Management
6 10 (12.66%) Risk Assessment
7 6 (7.59%) ITIL
8 2 (2.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.53%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.27%) DSDM
9 1 (1.27%) CRM
9 1 (1.27%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.27%) Workflow
9 1 (1.27%) ITIL V3
9 1 (1.27%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.86%) Python
1 7 (8.86%) Perl
1 7 (8.86%) Shell Script
2 4 (5.06%) SQL
3 2 (2.53%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.27%) PHP
4 1 (1.27%) C#
4 1 (1.27%) R
4 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (17.72%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (16.46%) CCNP
3 6 (7.59%) Degree
4 5 (6.33%) CCIE
5 4 (5.06%) JNCIA
5 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.06%) RHCE
5 4 (5.06%) CCSP
5 4 (5.06%) CCIP
6 3 (3.80%) CCNA
6 3 (3.80%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.80%) MCTS
6 3 (3.80%) SCSA
7 2 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.53%) Sun Certification
7 2 (2.53%) MCSE
8 1 (1.27%) MCSA
8 1 (1.27%) CCA
8 1 (1.27%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.66%) QA
2 5 (6.33%) SLA
3 1 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (12.66%) ProxySG
2 4 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.06%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.53%) Squid
3 2 (2.53%) qmail
3 2 (2.53%) Postfix
3 2 (2.53%) Sendmail
3 2 (2.53%) ISA Server
3 2 (2.53%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.27%) UAG
4 1 (1.27%) Varnish
4 1 (1.27%) VMFS
4 1 (1.27%) XenApp
4 1 (1.27%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 20 (25.32%) CiscoWorks
1 20 (25.32%) HP NNM
2 3 (3.80%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.27%) Netcool
3 1 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 46 (58.23%) Cisco
2 37 (46.84%) Juniper
3 33 (41.77%) CheckPoint
4 29 (36.71%) F5
5 23 (29.11%) HP
6 15 (18.99%) Huawei
7 11 (13.92%) Citrix
7 11 (13.92%) Microsoft
7 11 (13.92%) Red Hat
7 11 (13.92%) Blue Coat
8 10 (12.66%) Nokia
9 5 (6.33%) VMware
10 3 (3.80%) Oracle
10 3 (3.80%) Sun
10 3 (3.80%) Veritas
11 2 (2.53%) Mitel
11 2 (2.53%) Polycom
11 2 (2.53%) Siemens
12 1 (1.27%) Fujitsu