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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 224 221 193
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -28
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 21 10 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.35% 0.17% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.20% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 16
Average salary £37,500 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £36,950 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
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
5106 4962 4112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 85.44% 82.23% 82.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4311 4034 3524
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
(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
Wiltshire - 7 £55,000 -
Gloucestershire - 6 £28,000 -
Bristol -14 3 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Dorset - 3 - -
Devon - 2 £33,750 -
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 32 (65.31%) Firewall
2 23 (46.94%) VMware
3 22 (44.90%) Windows
3 22 (44.90%) WAN
4 21 (42.86%) Cisco
5 20 (40.82%) VPN
5 20 (40.82%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (38.78%) TCP/IP
6 19 (38.78%) Microsoft
7 17 (34.69%) Citrix
7 17 (34.69%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (34.69%) Active Directory
8 16 (32.65%) LAN
8 16 (32.65%) Linux
9 15 (30.61%) CCNP
9 15 (30.61%) CCNA
10 14 (28.57%) SQL Server
11 13 (26.53%) Network Security
12 12 (24.49%) UNIX
12 12 (24.49%) SAN
13 11 (22.45%) ITIL
14 10 (20.41%) MySQL
14 10 (20.41%) C
14 10 (20.41%) NetApp
14 10 (20.41%) DNS
14 10 (20.41%) Clustering
14 10 (20.41%) Business Continuity
15 9 (18.37%) MS Exchange
16 8 (16.33%) SQL
16 8 (16.33%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 9 (18.37%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.29%) IIS
2 7 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 6 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (8.16%) Lync
4 4 (8.16%) Apache
4 4 (8.16%) MQSeries
5 2 (4.08%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
6 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Office
1 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) Office 365
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.12%) Google Analytics
4 2 (4.08%) SaaS
4 2 (4.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (65.31%) Firewall
2 22 (44.90%) WAN
3 20 (40.82%) VPN
4 19 (38.78%) TCP/IP
5 16 (32.65%) LAN
6 13 (26.53%) Network Security
7 12 (24.49%) SAN
8 10 (20.41%) DNS
9 8 (16.33%) HTTPS
9 8 (16.33%) HTTP
10 7 (14.29%) SMTP
10 7 (14.29%) MPLS
11 6 (12.24%) BGP
11 6 (12.24%) VLAN
12 5 (10.20%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (10.20%) WLAN
13 4 (8.16%) FTP
13 4 (8.16%) LDAP
13 4 (8.16%) NAS
13 4 (8.16%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 10 (20.41%) MySQL
3 3 (6.12%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio
1 3 (6.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (6.12%) ClearQuest
1 3 (6.12%) MSI
1 3 (6.12%) InstallShield
1 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (16.33%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Legal
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (30.61%) Analyst
2 8 (16.33%) Architect
2 8 (16.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Support Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Network Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (10.20%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.12%) Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (6.12%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.08%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (4.08%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) .NET
2 4 (8.16%) J2EE
3 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.12%) CSS
3 3 (6.12%) XML
3 3 (6.12%) JSON
3 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (6.12%) HTML5
3 3 (6.12%) REST
3 3 (6.12%) CSS3
3 3 (6.12%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (6.12%) SignalR
3 3 (6.12%) HTML
4 2 (4.08%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Clustering
2 6 (12.24%) Replication
2 6 (12.24%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (6.12%) CMDB
4 3 (6.12%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.08%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.04%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 22 (44.90%) Windows
2 16 (32.65%) Linux
3 12 (24.49%) UNIX
4 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.08%) CentOS
7 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.08%) Mac OS X
7 2 (4.08%) AIX
7 2 (4.08%) Solaris
8 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.04%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) ITIL
2 10 (20.41%) Business Continuity
3 8 (16.33%) Configuration Management
4 6 (12.24%) High Availability
4 6 (12.24%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (12.24%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (10.20%) SDLC
5 5 (10.20%) Mobile Device Management
5 5 (10.20%) Change Management
5 5 (10.20%) Migration
6 4 (8.16%) Scrum
6 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.16%) Network Design
6 4 (8.16%) BCP
6 4 (8.16%) Business Continuity Planning
6 4 (8.16%) Capacity Management
6 4 (8.16%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (6.12%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.12%) Server Hardening
7 3 (6.12%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.41%) C
2 8 (16.33%) SQL
3 7 (14.29%) Java
4 6 (12.24%) Perl
4 6 (12.24%) Python
5 3 (6.12%) TypeScript
5 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (34.69%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (30.61%) CCNP
2 15 (30.61%) CCNA
3 8 (16.33%) Security Cleared
4 5 (10.20%) Degree
5 4 (8.16%) HND
6 3 (6.12%) MCSE
6 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (6.12%) CCDP
7 2 (4.08%) CCIE
8 1 (2.04%) CCDA
8 1 (2.04%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (2.04%) CCSE
8 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) SLA
2 2 (4.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (40.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (34.69%) Active Directory
3 8 (16.33%) vSphere
4 4 (8.16%) Samba
5 3 (6.12%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.08%) Varnish
6 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (4.08%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.04%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) Hyperic
2 2 (4.08%) Ansible
2 2 (4.08%) Puppet
2 2 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (46.94%) VMware
2 21 (42.86%) Cisco
3 19 (38.78%) Microsoft
4 17 (34.69%) Citrix
5 10 (20.41%) NetApp
6 8 (16.33%) SolarWinds
7 7 (14.29%) Oracle
7 7 (14.29%) Barracuda Networks
8 6 (12.24%) Symantec
8 6 (12.24%) HP
9 5 (10.20%) Red Hat
10 3 (6.12%) CheckPoint
10 3 (6.12%) Google
11 2 (4.08%) Trapeze
11 2 (4.08%) F5
11 2 (4.08%) Rackspace
11 2 (4.08%) Dell Compellent
11 2 (4.08%) Juniper
11 2 (4.08%) Dell
12 1 (2.04%) Riverbed
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