The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 144 150 131
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -19
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 12 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.39% 0.28% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.34% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 5
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -47.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £36,600 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.05% +18.75%
Load Balancing
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2621 2645 2317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 84.85% 81.48% 80.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1692 1709 1542
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Load Balancing
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Load Balancing Salary Trend in Scotland

Load Balancing
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Load Balancing Salary Histogram in Scotland

Load Balancing
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +11 4 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Edinburgh +8 4 £56,000 +40.00%
Aberdeen - 4 - -
Load Balancing
UK

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 9 (45.00%) ITIL
2 8 (40.00%) Firewall
3 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 7 (35.00%) Oracle
3 7 (35.00%) Finance
4 6 (30.00%) SLA
4 6 (30.00%) Service Management
5 5 (25.00%) WAN
5 5 (25.00%) Linux
5 5 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 5 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 5 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
6 4 (20.00%) Coaching
6 4 (20.00%) Banking
6 4 (20.00%) LAN
6 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (20.00%) SSL
6 4 (20.00%) Internet
6 4 (20.00%) BGP
7 3 (15.00%) Middleware
7 3 (15.00%) Cisco
7 3 (15.00%) HTTP
7 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.00%) Apache
7 3 (15.00%) Windows
7 3 (15.00%) QA
7 3 (15.00%) CMDB
7 3 (15.00%) Technical Architecture

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (15.00%) Apache
1 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (10.00%) JBoss
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) Firewall
2 5 (25.00%) WAN
3 4 (20.00%) LAN
3 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (20.00%) SSL
3 4 (20.00%) Internet
3 4 (20.00%) BGP
4 3 (15.00%) HTTP
5 2 (10.00%) VLAN
5 2 (10.00%) VPN
5 2 (10.00%) DNS
5 2 (10.00%) VoIP
6 1 (5.00%) DMZ
6 1 (5.00%) MPLS
6 1 (5.00%) OSPF
6 1 (5.00%) Telnet
6 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
6 1 (5.00%) ADSL
6 1 (5.00%) SSH
6 1 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) DBA
1 5 (25.00%) Administrator
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
1 5 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 3 (15.00%) Technical Architect
2 3 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (15.00%) Architect
2 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Technical Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Operations Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Middleware
2 2 (10.00%) ADO.NET
2 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (10.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) XSL
3 1 (5.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (15.00%) CMDB
3 2 (10.00%) Clustering
4 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (5.00%) Replication
4 1 (5.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (10.00%) AIX
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) ITIL
2 6 (30.00%) Service Management
3 5 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 5 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 5 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (20.00%) Coaching
5 3 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (15.00%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Build Automation
6 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (10.00%) People Management
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (5.00%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (10.00%) Korn
2 2 (10.00%) C#
2 2 (10.00%) Perl
2 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) RHCE
2 1 (5.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) SLA
2 3 (15.00%) QA
3 2 (10.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) KVM
1 2 (10.00%) Xen
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Satellite
1 2 (10.00%) Nagios
2 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.00%) SCOM
2 1 (5.00%) Ansible
2 1 (5.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.00%) Cacti
2 1 (5.00%) Munin
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) F5
3 2 (10.00%) Fortinet
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.00%) Nokia
4 1 (5.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) Blue Coat