The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 75 86 80
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 7 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.98% 0.35% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.42% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 8
Average salary £60,000 £29,500 £55,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+103.38% -47.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £29,500 £48,350
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,900 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Load Balancing
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
581 719 700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 81.37% 83.41% 77.01%
Number of salaries quoted 492 633 657
Average salary £42,500 £40,325 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.39% +7.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Load Balancing
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the Southampton region.

Load Balancing Salary Trend in Southampton

Load Balancing
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Load Balancing Salary Histogram in Southampton

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 7 (77.78%) WAN
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
1 7 (77.78%) Juniper
2 6 (66.67%) VPN
2 6 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) F5
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (55.56%) Network Security
3 5 (55.56%) BGP
4 4 (44.44%) MPLS
4 4 (44.44%) OSPF
4 4 (44.44%) IPsec
5 3 (33.33%) Change Management
5 3 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (33.33%) VoIP
6 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) WAN Optimisation
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (22.22%) 802.1X
6 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) CCIE
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 2 (22.22%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) WAN
2 6 (66.67%) VPN
2 6 (66.67%) Firewall
3 5 (55.56%) BGP
3 5 (55.56%) Network Security
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (44.44%) IPsec
4 4 (44.44%) MPLS
4 4 (44.44%) OSPF
5 3 (33.33%) VoIP
6 2 (22.22%) DNS
6 2 (22.22%) SSL
6 2 (22.22%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
7 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
7 1 (11.11%) tcpdump
7 1 (11.11%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Designer
1 3 (33.33%) Designer
2 2 (22.22%) Network Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) WAN Optimisation
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (11.11%) Coaching
3 1 (11.11%) High Availability
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Network Design
3 1 (11.11%) Network Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Budget Control
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VBScript
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CCIE
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
1 1 (11.11%) vMotion
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
1 7 (77.78%) Juniper
2 6 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 6 (66.67%) F5
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Blue Coat
4 2 (22.22%) IronPort
4 2 (22.22%) Nokia
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Websense
5 1 (11.11%) Intel
5 1 (11.11%) Infoblox
5 1 (11.11%) 3PAR