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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 212 190 171
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -19
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 28 28 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.47% 0.53% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.65% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 24 16 39
Average salary £35,000 £38,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
4994 4317 4267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 83.34% 81.75% 78.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4153 3640 3748
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,900 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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
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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
Gloucestershire +9 13 £34,000 -32.00% 1
Bristol -6 11 £57,000 +42.50% 6
Wiltshire -3 4 £35,000 -9.09% 5
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 53 (84.13%) Firewall
2 38 (60.32%) Cisco
3 36 (57.14%) Windows
4 29 (46.03%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (38.10%) F5
6 23 (36.51%) WAN
6 23 (36.51%) VMware
7 22 (34.92%) LAN
8 21 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
9 20 (31.75%) SQL Server
10 19 (30.16%) Juniper
10 19 (30.16%) Barracuda Networks
10 19 (30.16%) Network Design
11 18 (28.57%) Microsoft
11 18 (28.57%) Configuration Management
12 17 (26.98%) CCNP
12 17 (26.98%) SQL
12 17 (26.98%) ITIL
12 17 (26.98%) VMware Infrastructure
13 16 (25.40%) Windows Server 2008
13 16 (25.40%) Network Management
13 16 (25.40%) Citrix
14 15 (23.81%) Active Directory
14 15 (23.81%) CCNA
15 14 (22.22%) MS Office
15 14 (22.22%) Finance
16 13 (20.63%) CheckPoint
16 13 (20.63%) Linux
16 13 (20.63%) CCIE
17 12 (19.05%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 12 (19.05%) IIS
2 7 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.35%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (4.76%) Apache
4 3 (4.76%) MQSeries
4 3 (4.76%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.76%) Lync
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
6 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.59%) nginx
6 1 (1.59%) Confluence
6 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.59%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 14 (22.22%) MS Office
2 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (84.13%) Firewall
2 23 (36.51%) WAN
3 22 (34.92%) LAN
4 21 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (19.05%) Network Security
6 10 (15.87%) TCP/IP
6 10 (15.87%) VPN
6 10 (15.87%) Unified Communications
7 9 (14.29%) DNS
7 9 (14.29%) SAN
7 9 (14.29%) DHCP
8 8 (12.70%) VLAN
9 7 (11.11%) BIG-IP
9 7 (11.11%) Wireless
10 6 (9.52%) HTTP
10 6 (9.52%) HTTPS
10 6 (9.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 4 (6.35%) LDAP
11 4 (6.35%) IPsec
11 4 (6.35%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (31.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (9.52%) MySQL
3 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (12.70%) Visual Studio
1 8 (12.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 8 (12.70%) ClearQuest
1 8 (12.70%) MSI
1 8 (12.70%) InstallShield
1 8 (12.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.59%) Hudson
2 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.59%) Subversion
2 1 (1.59%) JIRA
2 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (1.59%) Legal
2 1 (1.59%) Banking
2 1 (1.59%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 22 (34.92%) Network Engineer
2 12 (19.05%) Analyst
3 11 (17.46%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 11 (17.46%) Senior Network Engineer
4 8 (12.70%) Support Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Architect
7 4 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Designer
8 3 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Designer
8 3 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (4.76%) Administrator
8 3 (4.76%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.76%) Consultant
9 2 (3.17%) Network Consultant
9 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (3.17%) Configuration Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.87%) .NET
2 3 (4.76%) J2EE
3 1 (1.59%) Middleware
3 1 (1.59%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Client/Server
1 10 (15.87%) Open Source
2 9 (14.29%) Clustering
2 9 (14.29%) CMDB
3 3 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.76%) Replication
3 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.17%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.59%) Wiki
5 1 (1.59%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.59%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 36 (57.14%) Windows
2 16 (25.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (20.63%) Linux
4 11 (17.46%) UNIX
5 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (7.94%) Mac OS X
7 4 (6.35%) AIX
7 4 (6.35%) Solaris
8 3 (4.76%) CentOS
9 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.17%) Ubuntu
9 2 (3.17%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.59%) Debian
10 1 (1.59%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.16%) Network Design
2 18 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 17 (26.98%) ITIL
4 16 (25.40%) Network Management
5 11 (17.46%) Infrastructure Management
6 10 (15.87%) B2B
7 8 (12.70%) Change Management
7 8 (12.70%) Migration
7 8 (12.70%) Business Continuity
7 8 (12.70%) High Availability
8 6 (9.52%) Process Management
9 4 (6.35%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (4.76%) BCP
10 3 (4.76%) Capacity Management
10 3 (4.76%) Performance Management
10 3 (4.76%) Business Continuity Planning
10 3 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
10 3 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.98%) SQL
2 11 (17.46%) Java
3 5 (7.94%) C
4 4 (6.35%) Perl
4 4 (6.35%) Python
5 2 (3.17%) PHP
6 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (46.03%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (26.98%) CCNP
3 15 (23.81%) CCNA
4 13 (20.63%) CCIE
5 10 (15.87%) Degree
6 9 (14.29%) JNCIE
7 8 (12.70%) CCDP
8 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (9.52%) Check Point Certification
8 6 (9.52%) MCSE
8 6 (9.52%) Security Cleared
9 4 (6.35%) DV Cleared
10 3 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (4.76%) HND
11 2 (3.17%) MCP
12 1 (1.59%) MCSD
12 1 (1.59%) MCSA
12 1 (1.59%) CCDA
12 1 (1.59%) CCSE
12 1 (1.59%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) SLA
2 2 (3.17%) QA
3 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (26.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (23.81%) Active Directory
3 6 (9.52%) Firmware
4 4 (6.35%) Samba
4 4 (6.35%) vSphere
5 3 (4.76%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.17%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.59%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.59%) ProxySG
7 1 (1.59%) Postfix
7 1 (1.59%) XenServer
7 1 (1.59%) Varnish
7 1 (1.59%) iptables
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) SCCM
1 3 (4.76%) Hyperic
2 2 (3.17%) SCOM
2 2 (3.17%) Puppet
3 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.59%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.59%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.59%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.59%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.59%) Ansible
Vendors
1 38 (60.32%) Cisco
2 24 (38.10%) F5
3 23 (36.51%) VMware
4 19 (30.16%) Barracuda Networks
4 19 (30.16%) Juniper
5 18 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 16 (25.40%) Citrix
7 13 (20.63%) CheckPoint
8 10 (15.87%) SolarWinds
9 7 (11.11%) HP
10 6 (9.52%) NetApp
10 6 (9.52%) Riverbed
11 5 (7.94%) Oracle
12 4 (6.35%) Red Hat
12 4 (6.35%) Symantec
13 2 (3.17%) Brocade
13 2 (3.17%) Dell
13 2 (3.17%) Trapeze
14 1 (1.59%) Rackspace
14 1 (1.59%) EMC
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