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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 88 75 83
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 1 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.13% 1.50% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 1.75% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 8
Average salary £50,000 £38,500 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.87% -28.37%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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
644 800 781
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 82.67% 85.47% 85.45%
Number of salaries quoted 595 649 674
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) VPN
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (90.91%) CheckPoint
2 10 (90.91%) WAN
2 10 (90.91%) Juniper
2 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 10 (90.91%) F5
3 9 (81.82%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (81.82%) Network Architecture
3 9 (81.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (81.82%) VoIP
3 9 (81.82%) MPLS
3 9 (81.82%) OSPF
3 9 (81.82%) BGP
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (18.18%) 3PAR
5 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
5 1 (9.09%) FCoE
5 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (9.09%) SIEM
5 1 (9.09%) vCloud
5 1 (9.09%) Office 365
5 1 (9.09%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
5 1 (9.09%) FortiGate
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
1 11 (100.00%) VPN
2 10 (90.91%) WAN
3 9 (81.82%) BGP
3 9 (81.82%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (81.82%) MPLS
3 9 (81.82%) OSPF
3 9 (81.82%) VoIP
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (9.09%) FCoE
4 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
4 1 (9.09%) IPsec
4 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security
4 1 (9.09%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (9.09%) SAN
4 1 (9.09%) SSL
General
1 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Architect
1 9 (81.82%) Firewall Architect
1 9 (81.82%) Network Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Designer
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Designer
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Designer
2 1 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
1 1 (9.09%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Network Architecture
1 9 (81.82%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
2 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (9.09%) Network Design
2 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (9.09%) SIEM
2 1 (9.09%) Threat Management
2 1 (9.09%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) vCloud
2 1 (9.09%) vSphere
2 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) FortiGate
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
1 1 (9.09%) vMotion
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (90.91%) CheckPoint
2 10 (90.91%) F5
2 10 (90.91%) Juniper
3 2 (18.18%) 3PAR
3 2 (18.18%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Avaya
4 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) Forcepoint
4 1 (9.09%) IronPort
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) Nokia