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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 79 78 81
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 17 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.45% 0.88% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 1.09% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 2
Average salary £37,950 £29,250 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.74% +1.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,000 £28,150
10% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £50,750 £29,350
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £47,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.12% +17.50%
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
927 734 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 79.23% 80.93% 71.92%
Number of salaries quoted 826 640 575
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,015 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 27 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
(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 +12 11 £38,400 +37.14%
Cardiff -7 5 £32,000 -37.56%
Torfaen - 1 £37,500 -
Load Balancing
Wales

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 28 (87.50%) Cisco
2 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
3 16 (50.00%) Windows
3 16 (50.00%) Firewall
4 15 (46.88%) VMware
4 15 (46.88%) IIS
4 15 (46.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (43.75%) HP
6 13 (40.63%) Internet
6 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
7 12 (37.50%) MPLS
8 11 (34.38%) Hyper-V
9 10 (31.25%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
9 10 (31.25%) Citrix
9 10 (31.25%) DNS
9 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
10 9 (28.13%) ITIL
10 9 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (28.13%) VPN
10 9 (28.13%) SAN
10 9 (28.13%) F5
10 9 (28.13%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (25.00%) .NET Framework
11 8 (25.00%) SolarWinds
11 8 (25.00%) Management Information System
11 8 (25.00%) CMS
11 8 (25.00%) CheckPoint
11 8 (25.00%) Commerce Server
11 8 (25.00%) MCP

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 15 (46.88%) IIS
2 8 (25.00%) CMS
2 8 (25.00%) Commerce Server
3 2 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (6.25%) Apache
3 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (50.00%) Firewall
2 13 (40.63%) Internet
3 12 (37.50%) MPLS
4 10 (31.25%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (31.25%) DNS
5 9 (28.13%) VPN
5 9 (28.13%) SAN
5 9 (28.13%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
6 7 (21.88%) WAN
7 6 (18.75%) IPv6
7 6 (18.75%) BGP
8 5 (15.63%) LAN
8 5 (15.63%) OSPF
9 4 (12.50%) Wireless
9 4 (12.50%) IPsec
9 4 (12.50%) NAS
9 4 (12.50%) NetScaler
10 3 (9.38%) Cisco PIX
10 3 (9.38%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) MySQL
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Welsh Language
3 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Network Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Architect
3 6 (18.75%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Network Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Network Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) .NET
1 8 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.13%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (21.88%) Clustering
3 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (25.00%) Linux
3 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.13%) UNIX
5 1 (3.13%) AIX
5 1 (3.13%) Solaris
5 1 (3.13%) CentOS
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) ITIL
2 7 (21.88%) Service Delivery
3 6 (18.75%) Resilience Testing
4 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
6 3 (9.38%) Line Management
6 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (9.38%) Product Management
7 1 (3.13%) Network Architecture
7 1 (3.13%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.13%) Network Design
7 1 (3.13%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.13%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) Python
2 1 (3.13%) AWK
2 1 (3.13%) Ruby
2 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (46.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (25.00%) MCP
3 8 (25.00%) MCSE
4 7 (21.88%) CCNP
5 5 (15.63%) CCNA
5 5 (15.63%) SAP Certification
5 5 (15.63%) MCITP
6 3 (9.38%) CCIE
7 1 (3.13%) CCDA
7 1 (3.13%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) ISO 9001
1 5 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (34.38%) Hyper-V
2 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
3 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (9.38%) vSphere
4 3 (9.38%) ProxySG
5 1 (3.13%) VMware Server
5 1 (3.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.25%) Puppet
3 1 (3.13%) Ansible
3 1 (3.13%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 28 (87.50%) Cisco
2 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
3 15 (46.88%) VMware
4 14 (43.75%) HP
5 10 (31.25%) Citrix
6 9 (28.13%) F5
7 8 (25.00%) SolarWinds
7 8 (25.00%) CheckPoint
8 6 (18.75%) 3PAR
8 6 (18.75%) Dell
9 5 (15.63%) Juniper
9 5 (15.63%) SAP
9 5 (15.63%) Veritas
10 4 (12.50%) Symantec
11 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
11 3 (9.38%) Mitel
11 3 (9.38%) Blue Coat
12 1 (3.13%) Oracle
12 1 (3.13%) NetApp