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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 80 78 79
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 4 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.52% 0.89% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 1.06% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 3
Average salary £60,000 £25,000 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+140.00% -52.83%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +12.94%
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
642 758 684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 83.92% 84.04% 81.33%
Number of salaries quoted 489 662 616
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 29 May 2015.

Load Balancing Salary Histogram in Southampton

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 10 (66.67%) Cisco
1 10 (66.67%) Juniper
2 9 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 9 (60.00%) BGP
2 9 (60.00%) VPN
2 9 (60.00%) Firewall
2 9 (60.00%) F5
3 8 (53.33%) WAN
3 8 (53.33%) MPLS
3 8 (53.33%) OSPF
4 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
4 7 (46.67%) VoIP
4 7 (46.67%) Migration
4 7 (46.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (40.00%) VMware
6 5 (33.33%) VMware ESX
6 5 (33.33%) SSH
6 5 (33.33%) MySQL
6 5 (33.33%) UNIX
6 5 (33.33%) Linux
6 5 (33.33%) Apache
6 5 (33.33%) SMTP
6 5 (33.33%) FTP
6 5 (33.33%) DNS
6 5 (33.33%) Telnet
6 5 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (33.33%) Postfix
6 5 (33.33%) Sendmail
6 5 (33.33%) nginx

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 5 (33.33%) Apache
1 5 (33.33%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) BGP
1 9 (60.00%) VPN
1 9 (60.00%) Firewall
2 8 (53.33%) WAN
2 8 (53.33%) MPLS
2 8 (53.33%) OSPF
3 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
3 7 (46.67%) VoIP
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (33.33%) SSH
4 5 (33.33%) SMTP
4 5 (33.33%) FTP
4 5 (33.33%) DNS
4 5 (33.33%) Telnet
4 5 (33.33%) Network Security
5 3 (20.00%) IPsec
6 2 (13.33%) WLAN
6 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
6 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
6 2 (13.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) MySQL
General
1 4 (26.67%) Games
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Designer
1 6 (40.00%) Network Designer
2 4 (26.67%) Account Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Account Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Designer
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Network Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Support
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) UNIX
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Migration
2 6 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (20.00%) Network Planning
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Service Management
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Budget Control
4 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (6.67%) High Availability
5 1 (6.67%) Change Control
5 1 (6.67%) Network Design
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (20.00%) CCIE
2 2 (13.33%) CCNP
3 1 (6.67%) CCDE
3 1 (6.67%) CCDP
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 5 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (33.33%) Postfix
1 5 (33.33%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco
1 10 (66.67%) Juniper
2 9 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 9 (60.00%) F5
3 6 (40.00%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Infoblox
4 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat
4 1 (6.67%) IronPort
4 1 (6.67%) Websense
4 1 (6.67%) Intel
4 1 (6.67%) Nokia
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft