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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Load Balancing
England / South West
Rank 197 201 207
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 30 38 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.61% 0.68% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.77% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 22 27 31
Median salary £45,000 £41,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -1.04%

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
4378 4962 5279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 88.32% 88.89% 86.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3579 4179 4432
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing Load Balancing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the South West region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire -20 8 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Wiltshire +22 7 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Bristol +1 5 £60,000 -4.00% 3
Somerset - 5 - -
Devon - 4 £32,500 -
Dorset +14 1 £60,350 +67.63%
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing Load Balancing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 40 (57.14%) Firewall
2 39 (55.71%) Cisco
3 35 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (48.57%) Active Directory
5 33 (47.14%) Microsoft
5 33 (47.14%) Windows
6 28 (40.00%) CCNA
7 27 (38.57%) ITIL
7 27 (38.57%) High Availability
7 27 (38.57%) Windows Server
8 26 (37.14%) VMware
9 24 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 23 (32.86%) VPN
10 23 (32.86%) DNS
11 22 (31.43%) Microsoft Certification
11 22 (31.43%) Juniper
11 22 (31.43%) Data Centre
12 21 (30.00%) MCSE
12 21 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
13 20 (28.57%) Linux
13 20 (28.57%) WAN
14 19 (27.14%) IIS
15 17 (24.29%) MS Exchange
15 17 (24.29%) Cisco ASA
15 17 (24.29%) Degree
15 17 (24.29%) Mentoring
16 16 (22.86%) CCNP
16 16 (22.86%) SQL Server
17 15 (21.43%) Mobile Device Management
17 15 (21.43%) DevOps

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (27.14%) IIS
2 17 (24.29%) MS Exchange
3 13 (18.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (17.14%) JBoss
4 12 (17.14%) Tomcat
5 11 (15.71%) Apache
5 11 (15.71%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (5.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (5.71%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.43%) Apache Pig
8 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.43%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.43%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 12 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (17.14%) IaaS
2 12 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (17.14%) PaaS
2 12 (17.14%) SaaS
3 4 (5.71%) Office 365
4 1 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.43%) Route 53
4 1 (1.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 40 (57.14%) Firewall
2 23 (32.86%) DNS
2 23 (32.86%) VPN
3 20 (28.57%) WAN
4 17 (24.29%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (20.00%) MPLS
6 13 (18.57%) Ethernet
6 13 (18.57%) LAN
6 13 (18.57%) VoIP
7 12 (17.14%) DHCP
7 12 (17.14%) SAN
8 10 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
8 10 (14.29%) TCP/IP
9 9 (12.86%) Internet
10 8 (11.43%) DSL
10 8 (11.43%) Remote Desktop
10 8 (11.43%) SSL
11 7 (10.00%) OSPF
11 7 (10.00%) SMTP
12 6 (8.57%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.57%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 5 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.71%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (2.86%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.43%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.43%) Big Data
6 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.43%) HBase
6 1 (1.43%) MySQL
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.43%) Redis
6 1 (1.43%) Riak
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (1.43%) Subversion
General
1 13 (18.57%) Finance
2 12 (17.14%) Banking
3 5 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.71%) Retail
5 1 (1.43%) Back Office
5 1 (1.43%) Electronics
5 1 (1.43%) Front Office
5 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (28.57%) Architect
2 13 (18.57%) Infrastructure Architect
3 12 (17.14%) Cloud Architect
4 11 (15.71%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 9 (12.86%) Analyst
6 8 (11.43%) Network Engineer
7 7 (10.00%) Technical Architect
8 6 (8.57%) Solutions Analyst
9 5 (7.14%) Consultant
9 5 (7.14%) IT Consultant
9 5 (7.14%) IT Engineer
9 5 (7.14%) Server Engineer
9 5 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
10 4 (5.71%) Cisco Engineer
10 4 (5.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 4 (5.71%) Messaging Engineer
11 2 (2.86%) Firewall Engineer
11 2 (2.86%) Software Development Manager
11 2 (2.86%) Software Manager
11 2 (2.86%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.71%) Middleware
2 4 (5.71%) .NET
3 3 (4.29%) CSS
3 3 (4.29%) HTML
4 2 (2.86%) REST
4 2 (2.86%) Web Services
5 1 (1.43%) Ajax
5 1 (1.43%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.43%) CSS3
5 1 (1.43%) HTML5
5 1 (1.43%) jQuery
5 1 (1.43%) LAMP
5 1 (1.43%) Memcached
5 1 (1.43%) RESTful
5 1 (1.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.43%) WebCenter
5 1 (1.43%) XHR
Miscellaneous
1 22 (31.43%) Data Centre
2 14 (20.00%) Clustering
3 11 (15.71%) Hybrid Cloud
3 11 (15.71%) Public Cloud
3 11 (15.71%) Video Conferencing
4 9 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (11.43%) Replication
6 4 (5.71%) Algorithms
6 4 (5.71%) Blackberry
6 4 (5.71%) Computer Science
6 4 (5.71%) Data Structures
6 4 (5.71%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.86%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (1.43%) ASIC
8 1 (1.43%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (1.43%) Social Media
8 1 (1.43%) Statistics
8 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (47.14%) Windows
2 27 (38.57%) Windows Server
3 20 (28.57%) Linux
4 15 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (18.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (4.29%) Unix
9 2 (2.86%) Android
9 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.43%) AIX
10 1 (1.43%) CentOS
10 1 (1.43%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.43%) Solaris
10 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (38.57%) High Availability
1 27 (38.57%) ITIL
2 17 (24.29%) Mentoring
3 15 (21.43%) DevOps
3 15 (21.43%) Mobile Device Management
4 14 (20.00%) Line Management
5 12 (17.14%) ITIL V3
6 11 (15.71%) Identity Management
6 11 (15.71%) PRINCE2
6 11 (15.71%) Problem Management
6 11 (15.71%) TOGAF
6 11 (15.71%) Wealth Management
7 10 (14.29%) Network Design
8 9 (12.86%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (12.86%) Migration
8 9 (12.86%) Server Building
8 9 (12.86%) Service Delivery
9 7 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (8.57%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (7.14%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.29%) C#
2 3 (4.29%) Java
2 3 (4.29%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.29%) Python
2 3 (4.29%) SQL
3 2 (2.86%) Perl
4 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.43%) C
4 1 (1.43%) PHP
4 1 (1.43%) Ruby
4 1 (1.43%) Scala
4 1 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (40.00%) CCNA
3 22 (31.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (30.00%) MCSE
5 17 (24.29%) Degree
6 16 (22.86%) CCNP
7 11 (15.71%) EMC Certification
7 11 (15.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (12.86%) MCITP
8 9 (12.86%) MCP
9 8 (11.43%) CCIE
9 8 (11.43%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (10.00%) Security Cleared
11 4 (5.71%) SC Cleared
12 3 (4.29%) DV Cleared
13 1 (1.43%) JNCIS
13 1 (1.43%) MCSA
13 1 (1.43%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) SLA
2 3 (4.29%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (48.57%) Active Directory
2 24 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (11.43%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.86%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.86%) vSphere
5 1 (1.43%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (15.71%) AirWatch
2 9 (12.86%) Backup Exec
3 5 (7.14%) OpenView
4 4 (5.71%) FortiGate
4 4 (5.71%) HP SIM
4 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (5.71%) SCOM
5 2 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.86%) Puppet
5 2 (2.86%) SCCM
6 1 (1.43%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (1.43%) Ganglia
6 1 (1.43%) Nagios
6 1 (1.43%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.43%) Netcool
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 39 (55.71%) Cisco
2 33 (47.14%) Microsoft
3 26 (37.14%) VMware
4 22 (31.43%) Juniper
5 13 (18.57%) HP
5 13 (18.57%) Oracle
6 11 (15.71%) Citrix
6 11 (15.71%) EMC
6 11 (15.71%) IBM
6 11 (15.71%) Software AG
7 9 (12.86%) Draytek
7 9 (12.86%) F5
8 8 (11.43%) Dell
8 8 (11.43%) ProCurve
8 8 (11.43%) SonicWALL
8 8 (11.43%) Symantec
8 8 (11.43%) Veeam
8 8 (11.43%) Veritas
8 8 (11.43%) WatchGuard
8 8 (11.43%) ZyXEL
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