The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 209 192 151
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -41
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 36 47 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.57% 0.79% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.97% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 30 38 69
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £31,750 £35,400
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,750 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.50%
Load Balancing
England

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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5232 4870 4417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 82.61% 82.08% 77.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4316 4124 3883
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,325 £27,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Load Balancing
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Load Balancing Salary Trend in the South West

Load Balancing
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the South West region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Load Balancing Salary Histogram in the South West

Load Balancing
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 18 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
Bristol +6 13 £55,000 +37.50% 6
Gloucestershire -11 9 £33,000 -22.35%
Wiltshire -13 5 £55,000 +42.85% 2
Dorset -16 5 £65,000 +23.80%
Devon - 4 £35,750 - 1
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 43 (82.69%) Firewall
2 31 (59.62%) Cisco
3 26 (50.00%) F5
4 25 (48.08%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (44.23%) LAN
6 22 (42.31%) Windows
6 22 (42.31%) Cisco ASA
7 20 (38.46%) Network Design
8 19 (36.54%) VMware
8 19 (36.54%) WAN
8 19 (36.54%) Juniper
9 18 (34.62%) Barracuda Networks
10 17 (32.69%) Network Management
10 17 (32.69%) ITIL
11 16 (30.77%) SQL Server
11 16 (30.77%) CCNA
12 14 (26.92%) Citrix
12 14 (26.92%) SQL
12 14 (26.92%) MS Office
13 13 (25.00%) CCIE
13 13 (25.00%) Active Directory
14 12 (23.08%) CheckPoint
14 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
15 11 (21.15%) Finance
15 11 (21.15%) B2B
15 11 (21.15%) CCNP
15 11 (21.15%) Java
15 11 (21.15%) DHCP
15 11 (21.15%) Linux
15 11 (21.15%) Open Source

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 (11.54%) IIS
2 4 (7.69%) MQSeries
3 2 (3.85%) Apache
3 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.85%) nginx
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.92%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 14 (26.92%) MS Office
2 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) SaaS
2 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 43 (82.69%) Firewall
2 23 (44.23%) LAN
3 22 (42.31%) Cisco ASA
4 19 (36.54%) WAN
5 11 (21.15%) DHCP
6 9 (17.31%) Unified Communications
7 8 (15.38%) TCP/IP
7 8 (15.38%) Internet
8 7 (13.46%) BIG-IP
8 7 (13.46%) Network Security
9 6 (11.54%) MPLS
9 6 (11.54%) FTP
9 6 (11.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (9.62%) VPN
10 5 (9.62%) DNS
10 5 (9.62%) NAS
11 4 (7.69%) Wireshark
11 4 (7.69%) tcpdump
11 4 (7.69%) IPsec
11 4 (7.69%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 10 (19.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.77%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Visual Studio
1 5 (9.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (9.62%) ClearQuest
1 5 (9.62%) MSI
1 5 (9.62%) InstallShield
1 5 (9.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 11 (21.15%) Finance
2 8 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.92%) Front Office
3 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (34.62%) Network Engineer
2 12 (23.08%) Senior Network Engineer
3 9 (17.31%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 9 (17.31%) Support Engineer
3 9 (17.31%) Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Designer
6 3 (5.77%) Architect
6 3 (5.77%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Configuration Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Web Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Product Specialist
8 1 (1.92%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
8 1 (1.92%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) .NET
2 4 (7.69%) J2EE
3 1 (1.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) Open Source
2 6 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (11.54%) CMDB
3 5 (9.62%) Client/Server
4 4 (7.69%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.85%) Clustering
6 1 (1.92%) PKI
6 1 (1.92%) NHS
6 1 (1.92%) Replication
6 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (42.31%) Windows
2 11 (21.15%) Linux
3 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (17.31%) Mac OS X
5 7 (13.46%) UNIX
6 1 (1.92%) AIX
6 1 (1.92%) Solaris
6 1 (1.92%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (38.46%) Network Design
2 17 (32.69%) ITIL
2 17 (32.69%) Network Management
3 11 (21.15%) B2B
4 9 (17.31%) Configuration Management
5 6 (11.54%) Process Management
5 6 (11.54%) Change Management
5 6 (11.54%) Business Continuity
5 6 (11.54%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (9.62%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (7.69%) Business Continuity Planning
7 4 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (7.69%) Performance Management
7 4 (7.69%) Network Architecture
7 4 (7.69%) Project Management
7 4 (7.69%) BCP
7 4 (7.69%) Problem Management
7 4 (7.69%) Capacity Management
8 2 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.85%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.92%) SQL
2 11 (21.15%) Java
3 5 (9.62%) C
4 4 (7.69%) Perl
4 4 (7.69%) Python
5 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (48.08%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (30.77%) CCNA
3 13 (25.00%) CCIE
4 11 (21.15%) CCNP
5 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (17.31%) MCSE
6 8 (15.38%) JNCIE
7 7 (13.46%) Degree
8 6 (11.54%) Check Point Certification
8 6 (11.54%) CCDP
9 4 (7.69%) HND
10 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
11 2 (3.85%) DV Cleared
11 2 (3.85%) MCP
11 2 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (1.92%) MCTS
12 1 (1.92%) MCITP
12 1 (1.92%) MCSD
12 1 (1.92%) MCSA
12 1 (1.92%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 13 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (11.54%) Firmware
4 4 (7.69%) Samba
5 2 (3.85%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.92%) vSphere
6 1 (1.92%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.92%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.92%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.92%) HP SIM
2 1 (1.92%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 31 (59.62%) Cisco
2 26 (50.00%) F5
3 19 (36.54%) Juniper
3 19 (36.54%) VMware
4 18 (34.62%) Barracuda Networks
5 14 (26.92%) Citrix
6 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 12 (23.08%) CheckPoint
7 7 (13.46%) SolarWinds
8 6 (11.54%) Riverbed
9 5 (9.62%) NetApp
9 5 (9.62%) HP
10 3 (5.77%) Symantec
11 2 (3.85%) Blue Coat
11 2 (3.85%) EMC
12 1 (1.92%) Oracle
12 1 (1.92%) Ericsson
12 1 (1.92%) McAfee
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