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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 72 84 82
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 7 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.03% 0.36% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 0.43% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 7
Average salary £62,500 £29,500 £58,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+111.86% -49.57%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +12.35%
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
559 702 684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 81.96% 83.08% 77.55%
Number of salaries quoted 499 623 650
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 £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 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 28 August 2015.

Load Balancing Salary Histogram in Southampton

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (81.82%) WAN
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
1 9 (81.82%) Juniper
2 8 (72.73%) VPN
2 8 (72.73%) CheckPoint
2 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) F5
3 7 (63.64%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (63.64%) BGP
4 6 (54.55%) MPLS
4 6 (54.55%) OSPF
5 5 (45.45%) VoIP
6 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (36.36%) IPsec
6 4 (36.36%) Finance
6 4 (36.36%) Network Security
7 3 (27.27%) Network Architecture
7 3 (27.27%) Change Management
7 3 (27.27%) VMware
8 2 (18.18%) Clustering
8 2 (18.18%) Blue Coat
8 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
8 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (18.18%) IronPort
8 2 (18.18%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
8 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 2 (18.18%) CCIE

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (18.18%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) WAN
2 8 (72.73%) VPN
2 8 (72.73%) Firewall
3 7 (63.64%) BGP
3 7 (63.64%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (54.55%) MPLS
4 6 (54.55%) OSPF
5 5 (45.45%) VoIP
6 4 (36.36%) IPsec
6 4 (36.36%) Network Security
7 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (18.18%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
7 2 (18.18%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (18.18%) EIGRP
7 2 (18.18%) DNS
7 2 (18.18%) SSL
8 1 (9.09%) LAN
8 1 (9.09%) RIP
8 1 (9.09%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Architect
1 5 (45.45%) Network Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Designer
2 2 (18.18%) Designer
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (27.27%) Network Architecture
2 3 (27.27%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) WAN Optimisation
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (9.09%) High Availability
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Network Design
4 1 (9.09%) Network Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) Coaching
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VBScript
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CCIE
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) CCNP
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) XenApp
2 1 (9.09%) vSphere
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
1 1 (9.09%) vMotion
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
1 9 (81.82%) Juniper
2 8 (72.73%) CheckPoint
2 8 (72.73%) F5
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) Blue Coat
4 2 (18.18%) IronPort
4 2 (18.18%) Nokia
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Websense
5 1 (9.09%) Intel
5 1 (9.09%) Infoblox
5 1 (9.09%) 3PAR