The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 92 81 92
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 17 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.28% 1.28% 0.092%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 1.59% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 1
Average salary £38,400 £35,250 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.93% +19.49%
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £47,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.12% +17.50%
Load Balancing
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1050 880 789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 79.01% 80.44% 72.52%
Number of salaries quoted 913 761 681
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,129 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Load Balancing
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Load Balancing Salary Trend in Wales

Load Balancing
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Load Balancing Salary Histogram in Wales

Load Balancing
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -4 17 £38,400 +34.73%
Load Balancing
UK

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Wales 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 28 (87.50%) Cisco
2 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
3 16 (50.00%) Windows
3 16 (50.00%) Firewall
4 15 (46.88%) VMware
4 15 (46.88%) IIS
4 15 (46.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (43.75%) HP
6 13 (40.63%) Internet
6 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
7 11 (34.38%) MPLS
7 11 (34.38%) Hyper-V
8 10 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
8 10 (31.25%) VPN
8 10 (31.25%) DNS
8 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
9 9 (28.13%) ITIL
9 9 (28.13%) Citrix
9 9 (28.13%) SAN
9 9 (28.13%) F5
9 9 (28.13%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (25.00%) .NET Framework
10 8 (25.00%) Management Information System
10 8 (25.00%) CMS
10 8 (25.00%) CheckPoint
10 8 (25.00%) Commerce Server
10 8 (25.00%) MCP
10 8 (25.00%) .NET

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Wales 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 15 (46.88%) IIS
2 8 (25.00%) CMS
2 8 (25.00%) Commerce Server
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (6.25%) Apache
3 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (50.00%) Firewall
2 13 (40.63%) Internet
3 11 (34.38%) MPLS
4 10 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (31.25%) VPN
4 10 (31.25%) DNS
5 9 (28.13%) SAN
5 9 (28.13%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
6 7 (21.88%) WAN
7 6 (18.75%) BGP
7 6 (18.75%) LAN
8 5 (15.63%) IPv6
8 5 (15.63%) IPsec
9 4 (12.50%) Wireless
9 4 (12.50%) NAS
9 4 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
9 4 (12.50%) OSPF
10 3 (9.38%) IPv4
10 3 (9.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) MySQL
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Welsh Language
3 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Network Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (18.75%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Architect
4 5 (15.63%) Network Architect
5 4 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Server Support Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 8 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (21.88%) Clustering
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (25.00%) Linux
3 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.13%) AIX
5 1 (3.13%) Solaris
5 1 (3.13%) UNIX
5 1 (3.13%) CentOS
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) ITIL
2 7 (21.88%) Service Delivery
3 6 (18.75%) Resilience Testing
4 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
6 3 (9.38%) Line Management
7 2 (6.25%) Capacity Management
7 2 (6.25%) Product Management
8 1 (3.13%) Network Architecture
8 1 (3.13%) Project Planning
8 1 (3.13%) Network Design
8 1 (3.13%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) Python
2 1 (3.13%) Perl
2 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.13%) AWK
2 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (46.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (25.00%) MCP
3 8 (25.00%) MCSE
3 8 (25.00%) CCNP
4 5 (15.63%) CCNA
4 5 (15.63%) SAP Certification
4 5 (15.63%) MCITP
5 3 (9.38%) CCIE
6 1 (3.13%) CCDA
6 1 (3.13%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) ISO 9001
1 5 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (34.38%) Hyper-V
2 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
3 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (9.38%) vSphere
4 3 (9.38%) ProxySG
5 1 (3.13%) Firmware
5 1 (3.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.25%) Puppet
2 2 (6.25%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (3.13%) Ansible
Vendors
1 28 (87.50%) Cisco
2 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
3 15 (46.88%) VMware
4 14 (43.75%) HP
5 9 (28.13%) Citrix
5 9 (28.13%) F5
6 8 (25.00%) CheckPoint
7 7 (21.88%) SolarWinds
8 6 (18.75%) 3PAR
8 6 (18.75%) Dell
9 5 (15.63%) SAP
9 5 (15.63%) Juniper
9 5 (15.63%) Veritas
10 4 (12.50%) Symantec
11 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
11 3 (9.38%) Mitel
11 3 (9.38%) Blue Coat
12 1 (3.13%) Oracle
12 1 (3.13%) NetApp