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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 225 186 186
Rank change year-on-year
-39 0
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 16 26 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.26% 0.51% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.63% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 12 21 23
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £42,500 £46,200
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.52%
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
5000 4138 4393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 81.02% 81.63% 75.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4088 3561 3858
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -10 15 £27,500 -31.25% 6
Wiltshire -6 1 £50,000 +49.25% 1
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 19 (48.72%) Cisco
1 19 (48.72%) Firewall
2 18 (46.15%) Windows
3 15 (38.46%) CCNA
3 15 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (35.90%) ITIL
5 13 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 12 (30.77%) Citrix
6 12 (30.77%) LAN
7 11 (28.21%) MCSE
7 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
7 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (28.21%) Degree
7 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (28.21%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (25.64%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (25.64%) VMware
8 10 (25.64%) Juniper
8 10 (25.64%) SQL
9 9 (23.08%) Internet
9 9 (23.08%) Telecoms
9 9 (23.08%) Finance
9 9 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (20.51%) Network Design
10 8 (20.51%) MPLS
10 8 (20.51%) Linux
10 8 (20.51%) DHCP
11 7 (17.95%) WAN
11 7 (17.95%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (17.95%) IIS
2 5 (12.82%) Apache
3 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.13%) nginx
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.56%) CMS
4 1 (2.56%) TeamSite
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) SaaS
2 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (48.72%) Firewall
2 12 (30.77%) LAN
3 9 (23.08%) Internet
3 9 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (20.51%) MPLS
4 8 (20.51%) DHCP
5 7 (17.95%) WAN
5 7 (17.95%) OSPF
5 7 (17.95%) DNS
6 6 (15.38%) VPN
7 5 (12.82%) Network Security
7 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
8 4 (10.26%) SSL
8 4 (10.26%) IPv6
8 4 (10.26%) SMTP
8 4 (10.26%) xDSL
8 4 (10.26%) 4G
9 3 (7.69%) RIP
9 3 (7.69%) BGP
10 2 (5.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
1 11 (28.21%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (25.64%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (12.82%) MySQL
4 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Subversion
2 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.56%) Hudson
3 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (23.08%) Telecoms
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Advertising
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (15.38%) Support Engineer
1 6 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
1 6 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (10.26%) Architect
2 4 (10.26%) Security Manager
2 4 (10.26%) Network Engineer
2 4 (10.26%) Applications Support
2 4 (10.26%) Designer
3 3 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) Network Architect
3 3 (7.69%) Principal Architect
4 2 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.13%) Developer
4 2 (5.13%) PHP Programmer
4 2 (5.13%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (5.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.13%) PHP Developer
4 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Programmer
4 2 (5.13%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) Web Services
1 4 (10.26%) XML
1 4 (10.26%) HTML
2 2 (5.13%) LAMP
2 2 (5.13%) REST
2 2 (5.13%) RESTful
3 1 (2.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Clustering
2 3 (7.69%) Open Source
3 2 (5.13%) Streaming Video
3 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.56%) DataPower
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (46.15%) Windows
2 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (20.51%) Linux
4 6 (15.38%) Mac OS X
5 5 (12.82%) Windows XP
6 3 (7.69%) CentOS
6 3 (7.69%) Debian
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) ITIL
2 8 (20.51%) Network Design
3 6 (15.38%) Network Architecture
4 5 (12.82%) Project Management
5 3 (7.69%) Network Management
5 3 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (5.13%) B2B
6 2 (5.13%) OOP
6 2 (5.13%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Supplier Management
6 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.13%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (5.13%) MVC
6 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.56%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.56%) SIEM
7 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) SQL
2 4 (10.26%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.13%) Java
4 2 (5.13%) Perl
4 2 (5.13%) PHP
4 2 (5.13%) PHP5
5 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (38.46%) CCNA
1 15 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (28.21%) MCSE
2 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (28.21%) Degree
3 4 (10.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (7.69%) CCIE
4 3 (7.69%) CCNP
5 1 (2.56%) LPIC
5 1 (2.56%) CCENT
5 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.26%) XenApp
3 2 (5.13%) Squid
4 1 (2.56%) qmail
4 1 (2.56%) Postfix
4 1 (2.56%) Sendmail
4 1 (2.56%) ProxySG
4 1 (2.56%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.56%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) ZABBIX
2 1 (2.56%) Zenoss
2 1 (2.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (48.72%) Cisco
2 12 (30.77%) Citrix
3 10 (25.64%) VMware
3 10 (25.64%) Juniper
4 5 (12.82%) F5
5 4 (10.26%) CheckPoint
5 4 (10.26%) Brocade
5 4 (10.26%) Foundry
6 3 (7.69%) Barracuda Networks
6 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.13%) HP
8 1 (2.56%) Veeam
8 1 (2.56%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.56%) IronPort
8 1 (2.56%) Cognizant
8 1 (2.56%) Ericsson
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