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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 149 149 140
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 13 17 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.42% 0.52% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.64% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 5
Average salary £48,750 £31,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.76% -47.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £36,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.50%
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
2649 2641 2470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 85.15% 81.09% 79.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1763 1676 1714
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
Aberdeen - 5 - -
Edinburgh -7 4 £56,000 +60.00%
Glasgow -4 2 £32,500 +8.33%
Fife - 2 £48,750 -
Load Balancing
UK

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 13 (46.43%) Firewall
2 12 (42.86%) Finance
3 10 (35.71%) SSL
3 10 (35.71%) ITIL
4 9 (32.14%) Oracle
4 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
5 8 (28.57%) WAN
6 7 (25.00%) LAN
6 7 (25.00%) Linux
6 7 (25.00%) SQL
6 7 (25.00%) SLA
7 6 (21.43%) Internet
7 6 (21.43%) BGP
7 6 (21.43%) Apache
7 6 (21.43%) Replication
7 6 (21.43%) Java
7 6 (21.43%) Cisco
7 6 (21.43%) Service Management
8 5 (17.86%) Data Modelling
8 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database
8 5 (17.86%) Data Protection
8 5 (17.86%) CheckPoint
8 5 (17.86%) F5
8 5 (17.86%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (17.86%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (17.86%) HTTP
8 5 (17.86%) WebSphere
9 4 (14.29%) Puppet
9 4 (14.29%) Vagrant
9 4 (14.29%) Opscode Chef

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 6 (21.43%) Apache
2 5 (17.86%) WebSphere
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (7.14%) NetWeaver
3 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
3 2 (7.14%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SAP SD
1 2 (7.14%) SAP FI
1 2 (7.14%) SAP FI-CA
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (46.43%) Firewall
2 10 (35.71%) SSL
3 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
4 8 (28.57%) WAN
5 7 (25.00%) LAN
6 6 (21.43%) BGP
6 6 (21.43%) Internet
7 5 (17.86%) HTTP
8 4 (14.29%) DNS
9 3 (10.71%) NetScaler
9 3 (10.71%) OSPF
10 2 (7.14%) BIG-IP
10 2 (7.14%) VLAN
10 2 (7.14%) EIGRP
10 2 (7.14%) IGRP
10 2 (7.14%) TACACS
10 2 (7.14%) VoIP
10 2 (7.14%) LDAP
10 2 (7.14%) SMTP
10 2 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database
2 4 (14.29%) MySQL
3 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
General
1 12 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Local Government
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) DBA
1 5 (17.86%) Administrator
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle DBA
1 5 (17.86%) SQL DBA
2 4 (14.29%) Development Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Technical Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Technical Specialist
4 2 (7.14%) SAP Basis Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) LAMP
2 2 (7.14%) SAP XI
2 2 (7.14%) SAP Basis
2 2 (7.14%) SOAP
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Streams
2 2 (7.14%) Middleware
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (3.57%) XML
3 1 (3.57%) XSL
3 1 (3.57%) .NET
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Replication
2 5 (17.86%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (10.71%) CMDB
3 3 (10.71%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.57%) Clustering
4 1 (3.57%) DataPower
4 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (7.14%) AIX
3 2 (7.14%) UNIX
3 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) ITIL
2 6 (21.43%) Service Management
3 5 (17.86%) Data Protection
3 5 (17.86%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (17.86%) Data Modelling
4 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 4 (14.29%) Change Control
4 4 (14.29%) Coaching
5 3 (10.71%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (10.71%) DevOps
5 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (10.71%) Low Latency
5 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (10.71%) Database Tuning
5 3 (10.71%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.14%) Network Management
6 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (7.14%) Capacity Management
6 2 (7.14%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) Java
3 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 2 (7.14%) Korn
4 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
4 2 (7.14%) Perl
4 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 2 (7.14%) ABAP
5 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) RHCE
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) MCAD
3 1 (3.57%) CCNA
3 1 (3.57%) MCTS
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) SLA
2 4 (14.29%) QA
3 2 (7.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) ProxySG
2 2 (7.14%) Xen
2 2 (7.14%) KVM
3 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Nagios
1 4 (14.29%) Puppet
1 4 (14.29%) Vagrant
1 4 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (14.29%) Ansible
2 3 (10.71%) Cacti
2 3 (10.71%) Munin
3 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (7.14%) HP NNM
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (7.14%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Oracle
2 6 (21.43%) Cisco
3 5 (17.86%) CheckPoint
3 5 (17.86%) F5
4 4 (14.29%) Blue Coat
4 4 (14.29%) Citrix
5 3 (10.71%) HP
5 3 (10.71%) Nokia
5 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
6 2 (7.14%) Fortinet
6 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.14%) Juniper
6 2 (7.14%) SAP
7 1 (3.57%) IBM
7 1 (3.57%) EMC
7 1 (3.57%) VMware