The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 70 76 82
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 22 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.82% 1.20% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 1.46% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 8
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -29.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +9.75%
Load Balancing
Wales

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
972 823 795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 80.60% 82.14% 76.00%
Number of salaries quoted 838 691 717
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Load Balancing
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Load Balancing Salary Trend in South Wales

Load Balancing
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Load Balancing Salary Histogram in South Wales

Load Balancing
Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Caerphilly +3 12 £60,000 +100.00%
Cardiff +4 10 £33,750 +3.84%
Load Balancing
Wales

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 27 (71.05%) Cisco
2 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 22 (57.89%) Firewall
3 18 (47.37%) Windows
3 18 (47.37%) VMware
4 16 (42.11%) SolarWinds
4 16 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (42.11%) HP
4 16 (42.11%) Citrix
5 14 (36.84%) MPLS
6 13 (34.21%) Active Directory
6 13 (34.21%) Product Management
7 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (31.58%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (31.58%) SAP Certification
7 12 (31.58%) Internet
7 12 (31.58%) DNS
7 12 (31.58%) ISO 9001
7 12 (31.58%) IIS
7 12 (31.58%) SAP
8 11 (28.95%) Hyper-V
9 10 (26.32%) F5
9 10 (26.32%) NetScaler
9 10 (26.32%) OSPF
9 10 (26.32%) BGP
9 10 (26.32%) Linux
9 10 (26.32%) IPv6
9 10 (26.32%) Spanning Tree

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 12 (31.58%) IIS
2 8 (21.05%) Commerce Server
2 8 (21.05%) CMS
3 6 (15.79%) Apache
4 5 (13.16%) MS Exchange
5 4 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (10.53%) nginx
5 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.53%) SaaS
2 4 (10.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (57.89%) Firewall
2 14 (36.84%) MPLS
3 12 (31.58%) Internet
3 12 (31.58%) DNS
3 12 (31.58%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (26.32%) Spanning Tree
4 10 (26.32%) NetScaler
4 10 (26.32%) IPv6
4 10 (26.32%) OSPF
4 10 (26.32%) BGP
5 9 (23.68%) TCP/IP
5 9 (23.68%) BIG-IP
6 5 (13.16%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (13.16%) VPN
7 4 (10.53%) SAN
7 4 (10.53%) WAN
7 4 (10.53%) NAS
8 3 (7.89%) Wireshark
8 3 (7.89%) Wireless
8 3 (7.89%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.16%) MySQL
3 4 (10.53%) SQLite
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Architect
2 10 (26.32%) Network Architect
3 8 (21.05%) Support Engineer
4 7 (18.42%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (18.42%) Network Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) UNIX Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Server Support Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Server Support
6 4 (10.53%) Support Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Server Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) .NET
1 8 (21.05%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.26%) COM
3 1 (2.63%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (21.05%) Management Information System
3 5 (13.16%) Clustering
4 4 (10.53%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (47.37%) Windows
2 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (26.32%) Linux
4 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (13.16%) CentOS
6 4 (10.53%) UNIX
6 4 (10.53%) Solaris
7 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Product Management
2 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.05%) ITIL
4 7 (18.42%) Service Delivery
5 4 (10.53%) Asset Management
5 4 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (10.53%) Resilience Testing
6 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
6 3 (7.89%) Line Management
6 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.63%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) Perl
1 5 (13.16%) Bash Shell
2 4 (10.53%) SQL
3 1 (2.63%) Python
3 1 (2.63%) AWK
3 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) SAP Certification
2 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (21.05%) MCP
2 8 (21.05%) MCSE
3 6 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (13.16%) CCNP
4 5 (13.16%) CCNA
5 1 (2.63%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (31.58%) ISO 9001
1 12 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (34.21%) Active Directory
2 11 (28.95%) Hyper-V
3 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (10.53%) VMware Server
4 4 (10.53%) Firmware
4 4 (10.53%) vSphere
5 3 (7.89%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) Puppet
1 5 (13.16%) Ansible
2 4 (10.53%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 27 (71.05%) Cisco
2 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 18 (47.37%) VMware
4 16 (42.11%) SolarWinds
4 16 (42.11%) HP
4 16 (42.11%) Citrix
5 12 (31.58%) SAP
6 10 (26.32%) F5
7 8 (21.05%) Veritas
8 6 (15.79%) Red Hat
9 5 (13.16%) CheckPoint
10 4 (10.53%) Symantec
10 4 (10.53%) 3PAR
10 4 (10.53%) Oracle
10 4 (10.53%) Juniper
10 4 (10.53%) NetApp
10 4 (10.53%) Dell
11 3 (7.89%) Mitel
11 3 (7.89%) Blue Coat