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 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 229 308 219
Rank change year-on-year
+79 -89
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 245 132 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.02% 0.59% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 0.77% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 187 96 204
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 £30,450 £27,500 £37,000
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
18838 17086 18386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 78.35% 76.12% 75.04%
Number of salaries quoted 14894 13837 15749
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 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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 18 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 18 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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +46 71 £48,500 -11.81% 6
Surrey +36 67 £46,000 -16.36%
Buckinghamshire +20 39 £45,000 -14.28%
Hampshire +8 31 £39,500 +39.82% 4
Kent +1 29 £45,000 -16.27% 1
Oxfordshire -24 4 £45,000 +20.00%
Middlesex - 3 - -
East Sussex -20 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 18 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.

1 183 (50.55%) Cisco
2 174 (48.07%) Firewall
3 123 (33.98%) Juniper
4 103 (28.45%) VMware
5 99 (27.35%) Windows
6 98 (27.07%) WAN
7 96 (26.52%) Linux
8 93 (25.69%) Cisco Certification
9 90 (24.86%) SAN
9 90 (24.86%) LAN
10 84 (23.20%) DNS
11 70 (19.34%) TCP/IP
11 70 (19.34%) VMware Infrastructure
12 68 (18.78%) CCNP
13 67 (18.51%) VPN
14 65 (17.96%) HP
15 64 (17.68%) Oracle
16 60 (16.57%) Active Directory
16 60 (16.57%) Microsoft
16 60 (16.57%) Clustering
16 60 (16.57%) F5
17 56 (15.47%) Internet
17 56 (15.47%) BGP
18 53 (14.64%) Red Hat
19 52 (14.36%) UNIX
19 52 (14.36%) OSPF
20 51 (14.09%) CheckPoint
20 51 (14.09%) Finance
21 50 (13.81%) SQL Server
22 49 (13.54%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 (11.05%) MS Exchange
2 29 (8.01%) Tomcat
3 21 (5.80%) Apache
4 20 (5.52%) SharePoint
5 18 (4.97%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (3.31%) IIS
7 11 (3.04%) WebSphere
7 11 (3.04%) Lync
8 9 (2.49%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (2.49%) Lotus Domino
9 7 (1.93%) GlassFish
10 6 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (1.38%) JCAPS
11 5 (1.38%) FileNet
11 5 (1.38%) WebLogic
11 5 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (1.10%) OpenStack
12 4 (1.10%) Cloud Foundry
12 4 (1.10%) WebLogic Portal
12 4 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 34 (9.39%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.04%) MS Office
3 4 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.10%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (0.83%) RMDS
2 1 (0.28%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.38%) SaaS
3 4 (1.10%) Heroku
3 4 (1.10%) Engine Yard
4 3 (0.83%) 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
1 174 (48.07%) Firewall
2 98 (27.07%) WAN
3 90 (24.86%) SAN
3 90 (24.86%) LAN
4 84 (23.20%) DNS
5 70 (19.34%) TCP/IP
6 67 (18.51%) VPN
7 56 (15.47%) Internet
7 56 (15.47%) BGP
8 52 (14.36%) OSPF
9 47 (12.98%) SSL
10 44 (12.15%) NetScaler
10 44 (12.15%) Cisco Nexus
11 38 (10.50%) MPLS
12 37 (10.22%) DHCP
12 37 (10.22%) Cisco ASA
13 35 (9.67%) HTTP
14 33 (9.12%) VoIP
15 30 (8.29%) VLAN
16 29 (8.01%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (13.81%) SQL Server
2 40 (11.05%) MySQL
3 14 (3.87%) Relational Database
3 14 (3.87%) MongoDB
3 14 (3.87%) Apache Cassandra
4 12 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (3.04%) Oracle Database
6 10 (2.76%) InterSystems Cache
7 9 (2.49%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (2.49%) RDBMS
7 9 (2.49%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.38%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.38%) BODI
8 5 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.83%) DB2
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.28%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.28%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (3.31%) Subversion
1 12 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.93%) Maven
3 6 (1.66%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.38%) CruiseControl
4 5 (1.38%) NetBeans
4 5 (1.38%) Ant
4 5 (1.38%) Eclipse
4 5 (1.38%) SoapUI
5 3 (0.83%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.28%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.28%) JIRA
7 1 (0.28%) FishEye
General
1 51 (14.09%) Finance
2 20 (5.52%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.31%) Retail
4 5 (1.38%) Banking
5 3 (0.83%) Back Office
6 2 (0.55%) Marketing
7 1 (0.28%) Games
7 1 (0.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 102 (28.18%) Network Engineer
2 38 (10.50%) Consultant
3 36 (9.94%) Administrator
4 35 (9.67%) Architect
5 28 (7.73%) Systems Administrator
6 24 (6.63%) Support Engineer
7 22 (6.08%) Linux Engineer
8 17 (4.70%) Technical Architect
8 17 (4.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 16 (4.42%) Linux Administrator
10 14 (3.87%) Systems Engineer
10 14 (3.87%) Linux Support
11 13 (3.59%) Technical Consultant
11 13 (3.59%) Analyst
12 12 (3.31%) Technical Support
12 12 (3.31%) Firewall Engineer
13 11 (3.04%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 11 (3.04%) UNIX Systems Administrator
13 11 (3.04%) UNIX Administrator
14 10 (2.76%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (7.18%) Web Services
2 19 (5.25%) SOAP
3 17 (4.70%) XML
4 14 (3.87%) .NET
5 12 (3.31%) Middleware
6 10 (2.76%) JAXB
6 10 (2.76%) EJB
6 10 (2.76%) JAX-WS
7 8 (2.21%) ASP.NET
7 8 (2.21%) J2EE
7 8 (2.21%) LAMP
7 8 (2.21%) Java EE
8 7 (1.93%) XSLT
9 5 (1.38%) Java EE 5
9 5 (1.38%) Spring
9 5 (1.38%) JSF
9 5 (1.38%) JNDI
9 5 (1.38%) JMX
9 5 (1.38%) Hibernate
9 5 (1.38%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 60 (16.57%) Clustering
2 27 (7.46%) Enterprise Storage
3 22 (6.08%) Computer Science
4 17 (4.70%) Replication
4 17 (4.70%) CLARiiON
5 10 (2.76%) Client/Server
6 9 (2.49%) iSeries
6 9 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.21%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.21%) Open Source
8 6 (1.66%) iPad
8 6 (1.66%) iPhone
9 5 (1.38%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.10%) Home Automation
10 4 (1.10%) Device Driver
10 4 (1.10%) Celerra
10 4 (1.10%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.83%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.55%) E-Learning
12 2 (0.55%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 99 (27.35%) Windows
2 96 (26.52%) Linux
3 52 (14.36%) UNIX
4 43 (11.88%) Solaris
5 38 (10.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 37 (10.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 36 (9.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (6.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (4.70%) Windows 7
10 14 (3.87%) Windows 8
11 13 (3.59%) CentOS
12 10 (2.76%) Debian
12 10 (2.76%) Ubuntu
13 8 (2.21%) SUSE
13 8 (2.21%) Android
14 6 (1.66%) Windows Phone
15 4 (1.10%) FreeBSD
16 3 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
17 2 (0.55%) AIX
18 1 (0.28%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (13.26%) ITIL
2 39 (10.77%) Network Management
3 36 (9.94%) Change Management
4 32 (8.84%) Network Design
5 29 (8.01%) Service Delivery
5 29 (8.01%) Capacity Management
6 25 (6.91%) Performance Tuning
7 20 (5.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 19 (5.25%) Service Management
8 19 (5.25%) High Availability
9 18 (4.97%) Problem Management
10 17 (4.70%) Project Management
11 15 (4.14%) PRINCE2
12 14 (3.87%) Change Control
13 13 (3.59%) SOA
14 11 (3.04%) Product Management
14 11 (3.04%) Capacity Planning
14 11 (3.04%) Configuration Management
15 10 (2.76%) UML
16 9 (2.49%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 48 (13.26%) SQL
2 38 (10.50%) Perl
3 32 (8.84%) Python
4 26 (7.18%) Java
5 17 (4.70%) PowerShell
5 17 (4.70%) Bash Shell
6 11 (3.04%) Ruby
7 10 (2.76%) Shell Script
8 8 (2.21%) PHP
9 7 (1.93%) C#
10 6 (1.66%) C
11 4 (1.10%) JavaScript
11 4 (1.10%) AWK
11 4 (1.10%) Korn
12 3 (0.83%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.55%) C++
14 1 (0.28%) Clojure
14 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 93 (25.69%) Cisco Certification
2 68 (18.78%) CCNP
3 42 (11.60%) CCNA
3 42 (11.60%) Degree
4 27 (7.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (6.63%) Security Cleared
6 19 (5.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 18 (4.97%) CCIE
8 17 (4.70%) SC Cleared
8 17 (4.70%) MCSE
9 13 (3.59%) JNCIA
9 13 (3.59%) MCITP
10 12 (3.31%) CCSP
11 11 (3.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 11 (3.04%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (2.21%) Citrix Certification
12 8 (2.21%) CCIP
13 7 (1.93%) HP ASE
13 7 (1.93%) SCSA
13 7 (1.93%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.52%) QA
2 18 (4.97%) SLA
3 5 (1.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.83%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 70 (19.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 60 (16.57%) Active Directory
3 38 (10.50%) Hyper-V
4 21 (5.80%) NFS
5 19 (5.25%) vSphere
6 16 (4.42%) XenApp
7 13 (3.59%) Forefront TMG
7 13 (3.59%) UAG
8 12 (3.31%) XenDesktop
9 10 (2.76%) XenServer
10 9 (2.49%) VMware ESX
11 8 (2.21%) ProxySG
12 6 (1.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 5 (1.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 5 (1.38%) Terminal Services
14 4 (1.10%) Oracle RMAN
14 4 (1.10%) Veritas File System
14 4 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
15 3 (0.83%) Varnish
15 3 (0.83%) Squid
Systems Management
1 30 (8.29%) NetBackup
2 24 (6.63%) Nagios
3 19 (5.25%) Puppet
4 16 (4.42%) EMC Navisphere
5 14 (3.87%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (3.04%) HP NNM
6 11 (3.04%) CiscoWorks
7 10 (2.76%) Netcool
8 8 (2.21%) Backup Exec
9 7 (1.93%) HP Data Protector
9 7 (1.93%) SCCM
9 7 (1.93%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (1.66%) Tivoli
10 6 (1.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 6 (1.66%) Cacti
11 5 (1.38%) SCOM
11 5 (1.38%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 4 (1.10%) Cobbler
12 4 (1.10%) Data Guard
13 3 (0.83%) Munin
Vendors
1 183 (50.55%) Cisco
2 123 (33.98%) Juniper
3 103 (28.45%) VMware
4 65 (17.96%) HP
5 64 (17.68%) Oracle
6 60 (16.57%) Microsoft
6 60 (16.57%) F5
7 53 (14.64%) Red Hat
8 51 (14.09%) CheckPoint
9 49 (13.54%) Citrix
10 34 (9.39%) Sun
11 32 (8.84%) Symantec
12 31 (8.56%) IBM
13 28 (7.73%) Brocade
14 27 (7.46%) Dell
15 26 (7.18%) EMC
16 22 (6.08%) Riverbed
16 22 (6.08%) Blue Coat
17 20 (5.52%) SolarWinds
18 13 (3.59%) NetApp
Slough, Berkshire
JPS Selection
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Full Corp Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Sytel Reply
Salary: excellent, bonus, flexible benefits, pension and life insurance
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £38000.00 - £46000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + oncall
Posted: 17 days ago
Kent, South East
Fidelity Worldwide Investment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Maidenhead
Premier Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 28 days ago