The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 212 186 185
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -1
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 19 25 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.31% 0.48% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.61% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 15 18 26
Average salary £40,000 £39,250 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.91% -3.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £42,500 £43,125
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4916 4131 4264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 80.17% 79.41% 76.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4008 3543 3769
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Load Balancing
England

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 1 August 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 1 August 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
(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
Bristol -6 10 £35,000 -9.09% 1
Devon - 3 £67,500 -
Gloucestershire -15 2 £50,000 +17.64%
Somerset - 2 £43,750 -
Wiltshire - 2 £30,000 - 1
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 21 (46.67%) Windows
2 17 (37.78%) Firewall
3 16 (35.56%) LAN
3 16 (35.56%) Cisco
4 15 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 14 (31.11%) Finance
5 14 (31.11%) Active Directory
5 14 (31.11%) ITIL
6 13 (28.89%) MPLS
7 12 (26.67%) OSPF
7 12 (26.67%) Degree
7 12 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (24.44%) CCNA
8 11 (24.44%) SQL Server
8 11 (24.44%) VMware
9 10 (22.22%) Juniper
10 9 (20.00%) Citrix
10 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (20.00%) Internet
10 9 (20.00%) Linux
10 9 (20.00%) MCSE
10 9 (20.00%) Project Management
10 9 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (17.78%) 4G
11 8 (17.78%) DHCP
11 8 (17.78%) DNS
12 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (15.56%) SQL
12 7 (15.56%) IIS
12 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 7 (15.56%) IIS
2 6 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 5 (11.11%) Apache
4 2 (4.44%) nginx
4 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.22%) CMS
5 1 (2.22%) TeamSite
5 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) SaaS
2 2 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (37.78%) Firewall
2 16 (35.56%) LAN
3 13 (28.89%) MPLS
4 12 (26.67%) OSPF
5 9 (20.00%) Internet
6 8 (17.78%) 4G
6 8 (17.78%) DHCP
6 8 (17.78%) DNS
7 6 (13.33%) WAN
7 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
7 6 (13.33%) VPN
7 6 (13.33%) DWDM
8 5 (11.11%) Wireless
8 5 (11.11%) xDSL
8 5 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (11.11%) Network Security
9 4 (8.89%) LTE
9 4 (8.89%) SCTP
9 4 (8.89%) Radio Access Network
9 4 (8.89%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (11.11%) MySQL
5 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Subversion
2 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.22%) Hudson
General
1 15 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 14 (31.11%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
1 6 (13.33%) Administrator
2 4 (8.89%) Designer
2 4 (8.89%) Senior Designer
2 4 (8.89%) Support Engineer
2 4 (8.89%) Applications Support
2 4 (8.89%) Architect
2 4 (8.89%) Security Manager
2 4 (8.89%) Network Architect
3 3 (6.67%) Principal Architect
3 3 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Web Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 2 (4.44%) Programmer
4 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (4.44%) Developer
4 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) PHP Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) XML
2 4 (8.89%) Web Services
2 4 (8.89%) HTML
3 2 (4.44%) RESTful
3 2 (4.44%) REST
3 2 (4.44%) LAMP
4 1 (2.22%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Clustering
2 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (8.89%) PKI
3 2 (4.44%) NHS
3 2 (4.44%) Streaming Video
4 1 (2.22%) Open Source
4 1 (2.22%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 21 (46.67%) Windows
2 9 (20.00%) Linux
3 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 3 (6.67%) Debian
5 3 (6.67%) CentOS
6 2 (4.44%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.22%) UNIX
7 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) ITIL
2 9 (20.00%) Project Management
3 6 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (13.33%) Network Architecture
4 3 (6.67%) Network Design
4 3 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (4.44%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.44%) SIEM
5 2 (4.44%) OOP
5 2 (4.44%) MVC
5 2 (4.44%) Service Management
5 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.44%) Business Continuity
5 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.44%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.44%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (4.44%) Supplier Management
5 2 (4.44%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (2.22%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) SQL
2 4 (8.89%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.44%) PHP5
4 2 (4.44%) Java
4 2 (4.44%) Perl
4 2 (4.44%) PHP
5 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (26.67%) Degree
1 12 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (24.44%) CCNA
3 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (20.00%) MCSE
4 4 (8.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (8.89%) CCNP
5 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.44%) CCIE
6 1 (2.22%) LPIC
6 1 (2.22%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (31.11%) Active Directory
2 9 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.11%) Terminal Services
4 4 (8.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (8.89%) XenApp
5 2 (4.44%) Squid
6 1 (2.22%) ProxySG
6 1 (2.22%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.22%) qmail
6 1 (2.22%) Postfix
6 1 (2.22%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) ZABBIX
1 2 (4.44%) Cacti
1 2 (4.44%) Nagios
2 1 (2.22%) Puppet
2 1 (2.22%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) Cisco
2 11 (24.44%) VMware
3 10 (22.22%) Juniper
4 9 (20.00%) Citrix
5 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 4 (8.89%) Foundry
6 4 (8.89%) F5
6 4 (8.89%) CheckPoint
6 4 (8.89%) Brocade
7 3 (6.67%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.44%) Ericsson
9 1 (2.22%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.22%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.22%) Oracle
9 1 (2.22%) HP
9 1 (2.22%) Cognizant
9 1 (2.22%) Meru Networks
9 1 (2.22%) Veeam
9 1 (2.22%) IronPort
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
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