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

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 102 92 82
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 4 19 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.30% 1.39% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 1.67% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 11
Average salary £48,750 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £32,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £38,400 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
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
1045 1141 887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 78.99% 83.28% 83.36%
Number of salaries quoted 905 976 752
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,051 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 -8 4 £48,750 +30.00% 2
Load Balancing
UK

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 21 (72.41%) Firewall
2 19 (65.52%) VPN
3 17 (58.62%) LAN
3 17 (58.62%) WAN
4 16 (55.17%) Cisco
5 12 (41.38%) MPLS
5 12 (41.38%) F5
6 11 (37.93%) OSPF
7 10 (34.48%) BGP
7 10 (34.48%) Juniper
7 10 (34.48%) Internet
7 10 (34.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 9 (31.03%) Data Centre
8 9 (31.03%) IPsec
8 9 (31.03%) CheckPoint
8 9 (31.03%) DNS
8 9 (31.03%) IPv6
8 9 (31.03%) FTP
8 9 (31.03%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (31.03%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (27.59%) Change Control
9 8 (27.59%) WAN Optimisation
9 8 (27.59%) Banking
9 8 (27.59%) MySQL
9 8 (27.59%) IPv4
9 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
9 8 (27.59%) Finance
9 8 (27.59%) Wireless
9 8 (27.59%) DDoS Mitigation
10 6 (20.69%) Cisco Certification

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 5 (17.24%) Apache
1 5 (17.24%) Drupal
1 5 (17.24%) nginx
2 4 (13.79%) CMS
3 1 (3.45%) Node.js
3 1 (3.45%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (3.45%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 21 (72.41%) Firewall
2 19 (65.52%) VPN
3 17 (58.62%) LAN
3 17 (58.62%) WAN
4 12 (41.38%) MPLS
5 11 (37.93%) OSPF
6 10 (34.48%) BGP
6 10 (34.48%) Internet
7 9 (31.03%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (31.03%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (31.03%) DNS
7 9 (31.03%) FTP
7 9 (31.03%) IPsec
7 9 (31.03%) IPv6
8 8 (27.59%) IPv4
8 8 (27.59%) Wireless
9 5 (17.24%) SSL
10 4 (13.79%) Reverse Proxy
11 2 (6.90%) BIG-IP
11 2 (6.90%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.45%) GitLab
1 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (27.59%) Banking
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
1 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
2 4 (13.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Network Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) LAN Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) WAN Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Designer
3 3 (10.34%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (6.90%) Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Network Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Network Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Network Support
5 1 (3.45%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) LAMP
1 5 (17.24%) LEMP Stack
2 4 (13.79%) Ajax
2 4 (13.79%) CSS
2 4 (13.79%) CSS3
2 4 (13.79%) HTML
2 4 (13.79%) HTML5
2 4 (13.79%) SOAP
2 4 (13.79%) Web Services
3 2 (6.90%) Sass
4 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.45%) COM
4 1 (3.45%) Django
4 1 (3.45%) Drush
4 1 (3.45%) jQuery
4 1 (3.45%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (3.45%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 9 (31.03%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.34%) Clustering
4 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Ubuntu
2 4 (13.79%) Linux
3 3 (10.34%) Solaris
3 3 (10.34%) Unix
3 3 (10.34%) Windows
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Change Control
1 8 (27.59%) DDoS Mitigation
1 8 (27.59%) WAN Optimisation
2 4 (13.79%) Data Management
2 4 (13.79%) OOP
3 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
3 3 (10.34%) Resilience Testing
3 3 (10.34%) Server Building
4 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.90%) DevOps
4 2 (6.90%) High Availability
4 2 (6.90%) ITIL
4 2 (6.90%) Product Management
5 1 (3.45%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (3.45%) Open Source
5 1 (3.45%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) PHP
2 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.45%) Perl
3 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) CCNP
1 6 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.90%) CCNA
2 2 (6.90%) JNCIA
2 2 (6.90%) SAP Certification
3 1 (3.45%) AWS Certification
3 1 (3.45%) CCDA
3 1 (3.45%) CCSA
3 1 (3.45%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) ISO 9001
1 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.90%) ISO22301
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Firmware
1 3 (10.34%) VMware Server
2 1 (3.45%) Ceph
2 1 (3.45%) Docker
2 1 (3.45%) GlusterFS
2 1 (3.45%) iptables
2 1 (3.45%) LXC
2 1 (3.45%) NFS
2 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Ansible
1 4 (13.79%) Puppet
2 1 (3.45%) CFEngine
2 1 (3.45%) HAProxy
2 1 (3.45%) Nagios
2 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.45%) Salt
2 1 (3.45%) SELinux
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Cisco
2 12 (41.38%) F5
3 10 (34.48%) Juniper
4 9 (31.03%) CheckPoint
5 5 (17.24%) HP
5 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
5 5 (17.24%) VMware
6 4 (13.79%) Oracle
7 3 (10.34%) 3PAR
7 3 (10.34%) Dell
7 3 (10.34%) NetApp
7 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
7 3 (10.34%) Veritas
8 2 (6.90%) Citrix
8 2 (6.90%) SAP
8 2 (6.90%) SolarWinds
9 1 (3.45%) Brocade
9 1 (3.45%) Fortinet
9 1 (3.45%) Rackspace