The first table below looks at the demand for Load Balancing skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 24 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 South East region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 231 311 232
Rank change year-on-year
+80 -79
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 240 131 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.02% 0.58% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 0.77% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 182 96 194
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £33,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -4.65%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18366 17040 18222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 78.24% 75.99% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14545 13781 15591
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Load Balancing
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Load Balancing Salary Trend in the South East

Load Balancing
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Load Balancing Salary Histogram in the South East

Load Balancing
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +55 70 £49,000 -10.90% 4
Surrey +53 66 £46,750 -15.00%
Buckinghamshire +7 36 £42,500 -19.04%
Hampshire +1 31 £39,500 +43.63% 3
Kent 0 29 £45,000 +5.88%
Oxfordshire -22 4 £45,000 +20.00%
Middlesex - 3 - -
East Sussex -19 2 £40,000 +45.45%
West Sussex +6 1 £26,500 -31.16%
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 179 (50.14%) Cisco
2 171 (47.90%) Firewall
3 123 (34.45%) Juniper
4 102 (28.57%) VMware
5 97 (27.17%) WAN
6 96 (26.89%) Windows
7 94 (26.33%) Linux
8 92 (25.77%) Cisco Certification
9 89 (24.93%) SAN
9 89 (24.93%) LAN
10 84 (23.53%) DNS
11 69 (19.33%) TCP/IP
11 69 (19.33%) VMware Infrastructure
12 68 (19.05%) CCNP
13 66 (18.49%) VPN
14 65 (18.21%) HP
15 64 (17.93%) Oracle
16 59 (16.53%) Active Directory
16 59 (16.53%) Clustering
17 58 (16.25%) Microsoft
18 57 (15.97%) F5
19 56 (15.69%) Internet
19 56 (15.69%) BGP
20 53 (14.85%) Red Hat
21 52 (14.57%) OSPF
22 51 (14.29%) Finance
23 50 (14.01%) CheckPoint
23 50 (14.01%) UNIX
24 48 (13.45%) SQL Server
24 48 (13.45%) Citrix

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 40 (11.20%) MS Exchange
2 29 (8.12%) Tomcat
3 20 (5.60%) SharePoint
4 19 (5.32%) Apache
5 18 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (3.08%) WebSphere
6 11 (3.08%) Lync
6 11 (3.08%) IIS
7 9 (2.52%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (2.52%) Lotus Domino
8 7 (1.96%) GlassFish
9 6 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (1.40%) JCAPS
10 5 (1.40%) FileNet
10 5 (1.40%) WebLogic
10 5 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (1.12%) OpenStack
11 4 (1.12%) Cloud Foundry
11 4 (1.12%) WebLogic Portal
11 4 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 33 (9.24%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.08%) MS Office
3 4 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.12%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (0.84%) RMDS
2 1 (0.28%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.24%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.40%) SaaS
3 4 (1.12%) Heroku
3 4 (1.12%) Engine Yard
4 3 (0.84%) IaaS
5 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.28%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 171 (47.90%) Firewall
2 97 (27.17%) WAN
3 89 (24.93%) SAN
3 89 (24.93%) LAN
4 84 (23.53%) DNS
5 69 (19.33%) TCP/IP
6 66 (18.49%) VPN
7 56 (15.69%) Internet
7 56 (15.69%) BGP
8 52 (14.57%) OSPF
9 47 (13.17%) SSL
10 44 (12.32%) NetScaler
11 43 (12.04%) Cisco Nexus
12 38 (10.64%) MPLS
13 37 (10.36%) Cisco ASA
14 36 (10.08%) DHCP
15 35 (9.80%) HTTP
16 33 (9.24%) VoIP
17 30 (8.40%) VLAN
18 29 (8.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (13.45%) SQL Server
2 40 (11.20%) MySQL
3 14 (3.92%) Relational Database
3 14 (3.92%) MongoDB
3 14 (3.92%) Apache Cassandra
4 11 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (3.08%) Oracle Database
5 10 (2.80%) InterSystems Cache
6 9 (2.52%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (2.52%) RDBMS
7 8 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.40%) BODI
8 5 (1.40%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.84%) DB2
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.28%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.28%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 12 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
1 12 (3.36%) Subversion
2 7 (1.96%) Maven
3 6 (1.68%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.40%) CruiseControl
4 5 (1.40%) NetBeans
4 5 (1.40%) Ant
4 5 (1.40%) Eclipse
4 5 (1.40%) SoapUI
5 3 (0.84%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.28%) JIRA
7 1 (0.28%) FishEye
General
1 51 (14.29%) Finance
2 20 (5.60%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.36%) Retail
4 5 (1.40%) Banking
5 3 (0.84%) Back Office
6 2 (0.56%) Marketing
7 1 (0.28%) Games
7 1 (0.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 102 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 37 (10.36%) Consultant
3 36 (10.08%) Administrator
4 35 (9.80%) Architect
5 28 (7.84%) Systems Administrator
6 22 (6.16%) Linux Engineer
6 22 (6.16%) Support Engineer
7 17 (4.76%) Technical Architect
7 17 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 16 (4.48%) Linux Administrator
9 14 (3.92%) Systems Engineer
9 14 (3.92%) Linux Support
10 12 (3.36%) Technical Support
10 12 (3.36%) Technical Consultant
10 12 (3.36%) Firewall Engineer
11 11 (3.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 11 (3.08%) Analyst
11 11 (3.08%) UNIX Systems Administrator
11 11 (3.08%) UNIX Administrator
12 10 (2.80%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (7.00%) Web Services
2 19 (5.32%) SOAP
3 17 (4.76%) XML
4 13 (3.64%) .NET
5 12 (3.36%) Middleware
6 10 (2.80%) EJB
6 10 (2.80%) JAXB
6 10 (2.80%) JAX-WS
7 8 (2.24%) J2EE
7 8 (2.24%) LAMP
7 8 (2.24%) Java EE
8 7 (1.96%) ASP.NET
8 7 (1.96%) XSLT
9 5 (1.40%) Spring
9 5 (1.40%) JSF
9 5 (1.40%) JNDI
9 5 (1.40%) Java EE 5
9 5 (1.40%) JMX
9 5 (1.40%) Hibernate
9 5 (1.40%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 59 (16.53%) Clustering
2 27 (7.56%) Enterprise Storage
3 20 (5.60%) Computer Science
4 17 (4.76%) CLARiiON
4 17 (4.76%) Replication
5 10 (2.80%) Client/Server
6 9 (2.52%) iSeries
7 8 (2.24%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.24%) Open Source
8 7 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.68%) iPad
9 6 (1.68%) iPhone
10 5 (1.40%) Mainframe
11 4 (1.12%) Home Automation
11 4 (1.12%) Device Driver
11 4 (1.12%) Celerra
11 4 (1.12%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.84%) Smartphone
13 2 (0.56%) E-Learning
13 2 (0.56%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 96 (26.89%) Windows
2 94 (26.33%) Linux
3 50 (14.01%) UNIX
4 42 (11.76%) Solaris
5 38 (10.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 37 (10.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (10.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (6.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (4.76%) Windows 7
9 14 (3.92%) Windows 8
10 13 (3.64%) CentOS
11 10 (2.80%) Debian
11 10 (2.80%) Ubuntu
12 8 (2.24%) SUSE
12 8 (2.24%) Android
13 6 (1.68%) Windows Phone
14 4 (1.12%) FreeBSD
15 3 (0.84%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.56%) AIX
17 1 (0.28%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (13.17%) ITIL
2 38 (10.64%) Network Management
3 36 (10.08%) Change Management
4 31 (8.68%) Network Design
5 29 (8.12%) Service Delivery
5 29 (8.12%) Capacity Management
6 24 (6.72%) Performance Tuning
7 19 (5.32%) Disaster Recovery
7 19 (5.32%) High Availability
8 18 (5.04%) Service Management
8 18 (5.04%) Problem Management
9 16 (4.48%) Project Management
10 15 (4.20%) PRINCE2
11 14 (3.92%) Change Control
12 13 (3.64%) SOA
13 11 (3.08%) Capacity Planning
13 11 (3.08%) Product Management
13 11 (3.08%) Configuration Management
14 10 (2.80%) UML
15 9 (2.52%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (13.17%) SQL
2 38 (10.64%) Perl
3 32 (8.96%) Python
4 26 (7.28%) Java
5 17 (4.76%) Bash Shell
6 16 (4.48%) PowerShell
7 11 (3.08%) Ruby
8 10 (2.80%) Shell Script
9 8 (2.24%) PHP
10 7 (1.96%) C#
11 6 (1.68%) C
12 4 (1.12%) JavaScript
12 4 (1.12%) AWK
12 4 (1.12%) Korn
13 3 (0.84%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.56%) C++
15 1 (0.28%) Clojure
15 1 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 92 (25.77%) Cisco Certification
2 68 (19.05%) CCNP
3 42 (11.76%) Degree
4 41 (11.48%) CCNA
5 26 (7.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 24 (6.72%) Security Cleared
7 19 (5.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 18 (5.04%) CCIE
9 17 (4.76%) SC Cleared
10 16 (4.48%) MCSE
11 13 (3.64%) JNCIA
11 13 (3.64%) MCITP
12 12 (3.36%) CCSP
13 11 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 11 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (2.24%) Citrix Certification
14 8 (2.24%) CCIP
15 7 (1.96%) SCSA
15 7 (1.96%) HP ASE
15 7 (1.96%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.60%) QA
2 18 (5.04%) SLA
3 5 (1.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.84%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 69 (19.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 59 (16.53%) Active Directory
3 38 (10.64%) Hyper-V
4 20 (5.60%) NFS
5 19 (5.32%) vSphere
6 15 (4.20%) XenApp
7 13 (3.64%) Forefront TMG
7 13 (3.64%) UAG
8 11 (3.08%) XenDesktop
9 10 (2.80%) XenServer
10 9 (2.52%) VMware ESX
11 8 (2.24%) ProxySG
12 6 (1.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 5 (1.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 5 (1.40%) Terminal Services
14 4 (1.12%) Oracle RMAN
14 4 (1.12%) Veritas File System
14 4 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
15 3 (0.84%) Xen
15 3 (0.84%) Squid
Systems Management
1 30 (8.40%) NetBackup
2 24 (6.72%) Nagios
3 19 (5.32%) Puppet
4 16 (4.48%) EMC Navisphere
5 14 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (3.08%) HP NNM
6 11 (3.08%) CiscoWorks
7 10 (2.80%) Netcool
8 8 (2.24%) Backup Exec
9 7 (1.96%) SCCM
9 7 (1.96%) HP Data Protector
9 7 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (1.68%) Tivoli
10 6 (1.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 6 (1.68%) Cacti
11 5 (1.40%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 5 (1.40%) SCOM
12 4 (1.12%) Cobbler
12 4 (1.12%) Data Guard
13 3 (0.84%) Munin
Vendors
1 179 (50.14%) Cisco
2 123 (34.45%) Juniper
3 102 (28.57%) VMware
4 65 (18.21%) HP
5 64 (17.93%) Oracle
6 58 (16.25%) Microsoft
7 57 (15.97%) F5
8 53 (14.85%) Red Hat
9 50 (14.01%) CheckPoint
10 48 (13.45%) Citrix
11 34 (9.52%) Sun
12 32 (8.96%) Symantec
13 31 (8.68%) IBM
14 28 (7.84%) Brocade
15 27 (7.56%) Dell
16 26 (7.28%) EMC
17 22 (6.16%) Riverbed
17 22 (6.16%) Blue Coat
18 20 (5.60%) SolarWinds
19 13 (3.64%) NetApp
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Xchanging - AMS
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 18 hours ago
Kent
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + oncall
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Xchanging
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
JPS Selection
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Berkshire
Sytel Reply
Salary: excellent, bonus, flexible benefits, pension and life insurance
Posted: 9 days ago
Basingstoke
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + oncall
Posted: 23 days ago
Kent, South East
Fidelity Worldwide Investment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago