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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 190 235 222
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -13
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 52 23 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.96% 0.39% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 0.46% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 42 14 15
Median salary £45,000 £32,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+37.40% -18.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,270 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £49,750 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
4699 5043 5231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 86.76% 86.07% 85.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3914 4258 4279
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 July 2016.

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 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Wiltshire +29 17 £44,250 -19.54% 1
Dorset +21 10 £60,000 - 1
Somerset - 10 £55,000 -
Gloucestershire -5 7 £25,000 -10.71%
Devon +5 5 £31,270 +3.37%
Bristol +28 3 £43,000 +18.62% 6
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Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 69 (60.53%) VPN
2 63 (55.26%) Cisco
3 55 (48.25%) VMware
4 53 (46.49%) DNS
4 53 (46.49%) Cisco Certification
5 48 (42.11%) Windows
5 48 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 47 (41.23%) Firewall
7 46 (40.35%) Juniper
8 45 (39.47%) Microsoft
9 43 (37.72%) VoIP
10 42 (36.84%) SSL
10 42 (36.84%) Linux
11 41 (35.96%) WAN
11 41 (35.96%) Data Centre
12 38 (33.33%) TCP/IP
13 37 (32.46%) Degree
14 36 (31.58%) ITIL
15 35 (30.70%) MPLS
16 29 (25.44%) Finance
16 29 (25.44%) LAN
16 29 (25.44%) Windows Server
17 26 (22.81%) Active Directory
18 25 (21.93%) IIS
19 24 (21.05%) CCNA
20 23 (20.18%) MS Exchange
20 23 (20.18%) Cisco ASA
21 22 (19.30%) Network Design
21 22 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
22 20 (17.54%) Windows Server 2012

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 25 (21.93%) IIS
2 23 (20.18%) MS Exchange
3 13 (11.40%) Apache
3 13 (11.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (8.77%) JBoss
5 10 (8.77%) Tomcat
6 7 (6.14%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (3.51%) MQSeries
8 3 (2.63%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (8.77%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (7.89%) SaaS
4 7 (6.14%) IaaS
4 7 (6.14%) PaaS
5 3 (2.63%) GitHub
6 1 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.88%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.88%) Office 365
6 1 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 69 (60.53%) VPN
2 53 (46.49%) DNS
3 47 (41.23%) Firewall
4 43 (37.72%) VoIP
5 42 (36.84%) SSL
6 41 (35.96%) WAN
7 38 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 35 (30.70%) MPLS
9 29 (25.44%) LAN
10 23 (20.18%) Cisco ASA
11 18 (15.79%) Ethernet
11 18 (15.79%) OSPF
12 16 (14.04%) HTTP
13 15 (13.16%) Internet
13 15 (13.16%) Network Security
14 13 (11.40%) DHCP
15 12 (10.53%) Cisco PIX
15 12 (10.53%) Remote Desktop
15 12 (10.53%) Telepresence
15 12 (10.53%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.40%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.02%) DB2
2 8 (7.02%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.63%) MySQL
3 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.75%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Git (software)
General
1 29 (25.44%) Finance
2 19 (16.67%) Banking
3 15 (13.16%) Telecoms
4 14 (12.28%) Retail
5 12 (10.53%) Multimedia
6 8 (7.02%) Investment Banking
7 5 (4.39%) Back Office
7 5 (4.39%) Front Office
8 4 (3.51%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (14.91%) Network Engineer
2 12 (10.53%) Developer
3 11 (9.65%) Cisco Engineer
3 11 (9.65%) Consultant
3 11 (9.65%) IT Consultant
3 11 (9.65%) Support Engineer
3 11 (9.65%) Technical Consultant
4 10 (8.77%) Architect
5 9 (7.89%) Analyst
6 8 (7.02%) Applications Developer
6 8 (7.02%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 8 (7.02%) Lead Developer
6 8 (7.02%) Technical Design Authority
6 8 (7.02%) Technical Design Leader
6 8 (7.02%) Technical Developer
6 8 (7.02%) Technical Leader
6 8 (7.02%) Unix Analyst
7 7 (6.14%) Cloud Architect
7 7 (6.14%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (6.14%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.53%) Spring
2 11 (9.65%) AngularJS
3 7 (6.14%) Middleware
4 4 (3.51%) .NET
4 4 (3.51%) J2EE
5 3 (2.63%) Haml
5 3 (2.63%) Sass
5 3 (2.63%) Silverlight
6 2 (1.75%) React
6 2 (1.75%) Web Services
7 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.88%) CSS
7 1 (0.88%) CSS3
7 1 (0.88%) HTML
7 1 (0.88%) HTML5
7 1 (0.88%) JSON
7 1 (0.88%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (0.88%) REST
7 1 (0.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (35.96%) Data Centre
2 22 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (13.16%) Clustering
4 12 (10.53%) Replication
5 10 (8.77%) PKI
6 9 (7.89%) Public Cloud
7 8 (7.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (7.02%) User Experience
7 8 (7.02%) Virtual Team
8 7 (6.14%) Computer Science
8 7 (6.14%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (6.14%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (4.39%) ASIC
9 5 (4.39%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (4.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 4 (3.51%) Internet of Things
10 4 (3.51%) Management Information System
11 3 (2.63%) CLARiiON
11 3 (2.63%) EMC VNX
11 3 (2.63%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 48 (42.11%) Windows
2 42 (36.84%) Linux
3 29 (25.44%) Windows Server
4 20 (17.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (14.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (11.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (11.40%) Unix
7 12 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.63%) CentOS
9 2 (1.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (31.58%) ITIL
2 22 (19.30%) Network Design
3 17 (14.91%) Mentoring
3 17 (14.91%) Validation
4 16 (14.04%) DevOps
4 16 (14.04%) High Availability
4 16 (14.04%) Migration
4 16 (14.04%) Problem Management
4 16 (14.04%) Service Delivery
5 15 (13.16%) TOGAF
5 15 (13.16%) Wealth Management
6 13 (11.40%) Configuration Management
6 13 (11.40%) Line Management
7 12 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (10.53%) Server Building
8 11 (9.65%) Integration Testing
9 10 (8.77%) ITIL V3
9 10 (8.77%) Network Architecture
10 9 (7.89%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.16%) Java
2 12 (10.53%) PowerShell
3 10 (8.77%) Perl
3 10 (8.77%) Python
4 9 (7.89%) SQL
5 4 (3.51%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.63%) C
6 3 (2.63%) CoffeeScript
7 2 (1.75%) Tcl
8 1 (0.88%) PHP
8 1 (0.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 53 (46.49%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (32.46%) Degree
3 24 (21.05%) CCNA
4 20 (17.54%) MCSE
4 20 (17.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (14.04%) SC Cleared
5 16 (14.04%) Security Cleared
6 15 (13.16%) CCNP
7 14 (12.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 13 (11.40%) CCDP
9 12 (10.53%) CCIE
9 12 (10.53%) MCITP
9 12 (10.53%) MCP
9 12 (10.53%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (7.89%) CCDA
11 7 (6.14%) EMC Certification
12 6 (5.26%) CCNP Voice
13 3 (2.63%) HND
13 3 (2.63%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.91%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 48 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (22.81%) Active Directory
3 12 (10.53%) Terminal Services
4 4 (3.51%) Samba
5 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (2.63%) ProxySG
5 3 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (2.63%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.88%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (10.53%) Backup Exec
2 8 (7.02%) Nagios
2 8 (7.02%) Puppet
3 7 (6.14%) AirWatch
4 6 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (5.26%) Cisco IPCC
4 6 (5.26%) Cisco UCCE
4 6 (5.26%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 63 (55.26%) Cisco
2 55 (48.25%) VMware
3 46 (40.35%) Juniper
4 45 (39.47%) Microsoft
5 18 (15.79%) Oracle
6 17 (14.91%) F5
7 15 (13.16%) Draytek
7 15 (13.16%) Red Hat
8 14 (12.28%) HP
9 12 (10.53%) Dell
9 12 (10.53%) Intel Security
9 12 (10.53%) ProCurve
9 12 (10.53%) SonicWALL
9 12 (10.53%) Symantec
9 12 (10.53%) Veeam
9 12 (10.53%) Veritas
9 12 (10.53%) WatchGuard
9 12 (10.53%) ZyXEL
10 10 (8.77%) EMC
10 10 (8.77%) IBM
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