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 16 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 Reading region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 105 137 116
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -21
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 38 7 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.50% 0.32% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 0.48% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 35 6 23
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £38,750 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,750 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -4.65%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1858 1463 1737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 73.21% 67.67% 72.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1352 1124 1474
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,050
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
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 16 April 2014.

Load Balancing Salary Histogram in Reading

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 38 (67.86%) Firewall
2 29 (51.79%) Finance
2 29 (51.79%) DNS
3 25 (44.64%) SMTP
3 25 (44.64%) Cisco
4 22 (39.29%) SSL
4 22 (39.29%) HTTP
5 21 (37.50%) OSPF
5 21 (37.50%) BGP
6 20 (35.71%) CheckPoint
6 20 (35.71%) TCP/IP
6 20 (35.71%) Capacity Management
7 19 (33.93%) WAN
8 18 (32.14%) VPN
9 17 (30.36%) Linux
9 17 (30.36%) F5
10 16 (28.57%) Network Management
10 16 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
11 15 (26.79%) LDAP
11 15 (26.79%) LAN
11 15 (26.79%) HP
12 14 (25.00%) Juniper
12 14 (25.00%) MPLS
12 14 (25.00%) Network Design
13 13 (23.21%) Internet
13 13 (23.21%) CCNP
14 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
14 12 (21.43%) EIGRP
15 11 (19.64%) IGRP
15 11 (19.64%) TACACS

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 11 (19.64%) WebSphere
2 7 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 5 (8.93%) Lync
4 3 (5.36%) IIS
4 3 (5.36%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.79%) Apache
5 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (16.07%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 38 (67.86%) Firewall
2 29 (51.79%) DNS
3 25 (44.64%) SMTP
4 22 (39.29%) SSL
4 22 (39.29%) HTTP
5 21 (37.50%) OSPF
5 21 (37.50%) BGP
6 20 (35.71%) TCP/IP
7 19 (33.93%) WAN
8 18 (32.14%) VPN
9 15 (26.79%) LDAP
9 15 (26.79%) LAN
10 14 (25.00%) MPLS
11 13 (23.21%) Internet
12 12 (21.43%) EIGRP
13 11 (19.64%) IGRP
13 11 (19.64%) TACACS
14 8 (14.29%) NetScaler
14 8 (14.29%) PPP
14 8 (14.29%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.57%) MySQL
2 1 (1.79%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
General
1 29 (51.79%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (41.07%) Network Engineer
2 11 (19.64%) Consultant
2 11 (19.64%) Firewall Engineer
3 10 (17.86%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (14.29%) Platform Engineer
5 7 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Architect
8 4 (7.14%) Linux Consultant
9 3 (5.36%) Support Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Security Consultant
9 3 (5.36%) Security Architect
9 3 (5.36%) Security Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Network Architect
9 3 (5.36%) IP Network Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Network Security Architect
9 3 (5.36%) IP Engineer
10 2 (3.57%) NOC Engineer
10 2 (3.57%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.64%) SOAP
2 1 (1.79%) Web Services
2 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Client/Server
2 5 (8.93%) iPhone
2 5 (8.93%) Open Source
2 5 (8.93%) iPad
3 3 (5.36%) Clustering
4 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.36%) Linux
2 10 (17.86%) Windows
3 9 (16.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (14.29%) UNIX
5 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (8.93%) Android
6 5 (8.93%) Windows 7
6 5 (8.93%) Windows 8
6 5 (8.93%) Windows Phone
7 4 (7.14%) Solaris
8 2 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (3.57%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.57%) FreeBSD
8 2 (3.57%) SUSE
8 2 (3.57%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.71%) Capacity Management
2 16 (28.57%) Network Management
3 14 (25.00%) Network Design
4 10 (17.86%) Problem Management
5 9 (16.07%) Project Management
5 9 (16.07%) Service Management
5 9 (16.07%) Product Management
6 5 (8.93%) Service Delivery
6 5 (8.93%) ITIL
6 5 (8.93%) Integration Testing
7 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.57%) High Availability
8 2 (3.57%) Change Management
9 1 (1.79%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.79%) CRM
9 1 (1.79%) Network Monitoring
9 1 (1.79%) Server Monitoring
9 1 (1.79%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.79%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.29%) SQL
2 5 (8.93%) PowerShell
3 4 (7.14%) Python
4 3 (5.36%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.36%) Perl
5 1 (1.79%) C#
5 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (23.21%) CCNP
3 9 (16.07%) CCIE
4 8 (14.29%) JNCIA
4 8 (14.29%) CCSP
4 8 (14.29%) CCIP
5 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (8.93%) CCNA
6 5 (8.93%) MCITP
7 4 (7.14%) Degree
7 4 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (7.14%) MCSE
8 3 (5.36%) RHCE
8 3 (5.36%) MCP
8 3 (5.36%) CCDP
8 3 (5.36%) SCSA
9 2 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (3.57%) Sun Certification
10 1 (1.79%) CCEA
10 1 (1.79%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.07%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) SLA
3 1 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (19.64%) Hyper-V
2 10 (17.86%) Active Directory
3 6 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (8.93%) ProxySG
4 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (5.36%) vSphere
6 2 (3.57%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.57%) XenApp
6 2 (3.57%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.79%) KVM
7 1 (1.79%) Xen
7 1 (1.79%) XenServer
7 1 (1.79%) VMFS
7 1 (1.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 11 (19.64%) CiscoWorks
1 11 (19.64%) HP NNM
2 6 (10.71%) Netcool
Vendors
1 25 (44.64%) Cisco
2 20 (35.71%) CheckPoint
3 17 (30.36%) F5
4 15 (26.79%) HP
5 14 (25.00%) Juniper
6 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 9 (16.07%) Red Hat
8 7 (12.50%) VMware
8 7 (12.50%) Citrix
9 5 (8.93%) Nokia
9 5 (8.93%) Blue Coat
10 3 (5.36%) Veritas
10 3 (5.36%) Oracle
10 3 (5.36%) Sun
10 3 (5.36%) Aruba
11 1 (1.79%) NetApp
11 1 (1.79%) IBM
11 1 (1.79%) Veeam