Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Load Balancing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Load Balancing over the 6 months to 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Balancing
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 203 206 226
Rank change year-on-year +3 +20 +20
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 59 80 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.87% 1.04% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 1.19% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 32 60 90
Berkshire median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +2.13% +17.50%
10th Percentile £42,625 £29,750 £37,375
90th Percentile £93,750 £81,000 £70,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Load Balancing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,860 6,712 9,604
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 86.80% 87.42% 87.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4,668 5,112 7,775
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,500 £27,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Load Balancing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Load Balancing in Berkshire

Load Balancing
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Load Balancing in Berkshire

Load Balancing
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Load Balancing in Berkshire over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Load Balancing in Berkshire

Load Balancing
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 21 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +5 24 £65,000 +8.33% 3
Bracknell +16 22 - - 3
Maidenhead -18 2 - - 1
Wokingham - 2 £47,500 -
Load Balancing
South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT jobs citing Load Balancing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 45 (76.27%) Cisco
2 42 (71.19%) Cisco Certification
3 41 (69.49%) CCNP
4 37 (62.71%) WAN
5 36 (61.02%) Juniper
6 32 (54.24%) CheckPoint
6 32 (54.24%) MPLS
6 32 (54.24%) Network Security
7 30 (50.85%) F5
7 30 (50.85%) Data Centre
7 30 (50.85%) OSPF
8 29 (49.15%) VPN
8 29 (49.15%) Cisco ASA
9 28 (47.46%) Firewall
10 27 (45.76%) TCP/IP
11 26 (44.07%) ITIL
11 26 (44.07%) BGP
12 24 (40.68%) SSL
12 24 (40.68%) Network Design
13 23 (38.98%) CCDP
14 22 (37.29%) Fortinet
14 22 (37.29%) ITIL V3
14 22 (37.29%) SIEM
14 22 (37.29%) Presales
15 21 (35.59%) Cisco Nexus
15 21 (35.59%) Ethernet
16 19 (32.20%) SNMP
17 18 (30.51%) VLAN
17 18 (30.51%) JNCIP
18 17 (28.81%) Incident Management

Load Balancing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (20.34%) IIS
2 6 (10.17%) Skype for Business
3 4 (6.78%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (6.78%) OpenStack
4 3 (5.08%) Confluence
5 2 (3.39%) Apache
6 1 (1.69%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.03%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (16.95%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (10.17%) Amazon S3
4 6 (10.17%) Route 53
4 6 (10.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (6.78%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (6.78%) SaaS
6 2 (3.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (3.39%) Amazon Glacier
6 2 (3.39%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.69%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 37 (62.71%) WAN
2 32 (54.24%) MPLS
2 32 (54.24%) Network Security
3 30 (50.85%) OSPF
4 29 (49.15%) Cisco ASA
4 29 (49.15%) VPN
5 28 (47.46%) Firewall
6 27 (45.76%) TCP/IP
7 26 (44.07%) BGP
8 24 (40.68%) SSL
9 21 (35.59%) Cisco Nexus
9 21 (35.59%) Ethernet
10 19 (32.20%) SNMP
11 18 (30.51%) VLAN
12 17 (28.81%) DNS
12 17 (28.81%) Wireshark
13 16 (27.12%) DHCP
13 16 (27.12%) LAN
13 16 (27.12%) Wireless
14 13 (22.03%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) NoSQL
1 4 (6.78%) Redis
2 2 (3.39%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.08%) JIRA
3 2 (3.39%) Subversion
4 1 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (10.17%) Billing
2 1 (1.69%) Banking
2 1 (1.69%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Retail
2 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (42.37%) Architect
2 18 (30.51%) Solutions Architect
3 16 (27.12%) Security Architect
3 16 (27.12%) Security Solutions Architect
4 13 (22.03%) Network Engineer
5 11 (18.64%) Network Architect
6 9 (15.25%) Network Support
6 9 (15.25%) Network Support Engineer
6 9 (15.25%) Support Engineer
7 6 (10.17%) Firewall Architect
7 6 (10.17%) Network Design Architect
7 6 (10.17%) Network Technical Architect
7 6 (10.17%) Security Engineer
7 6 (10.17%) Technical Architect
7 6 (10.17%) Technical Design Architect
8 5 (8.47%) Network Security Engineer
8 5 (8.47%) Security Support Engineer
8 5 (8.47%) Senior Network Engineer
9 4 (6.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 4 (6.78%) Cisco Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) LAMP
1 2 (3.39%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 30 (50.85%) Data Centre
2 13 (22.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 12 (20.34%) Cyberthreat
4 10 (16.95%) FlexPod
5 2 (3.39%) Replication
6 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.69%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.73%) Linux
2 4 (6.78%) CentOS
2 4 (6.78%) Ubuntu
2 4 (6.78%) Unix
3 3 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (5.08%) Windows
4 2 (3.39%) Debian
4 2 (3.39%) Solaris
4 2 (3.39%) SUSE
4 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (44.07%) ITIL
2 24 (40.68%) Network Design
3 22 (37.29%) ITIL V3
3 22 (37.29%) Presales
3 22 (37.29%) SIEM
4 17 (28.81%) Incident Management
5 13 (22.03%) E-Commerce
6 12 (20.34%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 12 (20.34%) Migration
6 12 (20.34%) Software Optimisation
6 12 (20.34%) Vulnerability Management
7 10 (16.95%) Application Performance Management
7 10 (16.95%) Converged Infrastructure
7 10 (16.95%) Performance Management
7 10 (16.95%) Security Management
8 8 (13.56%) Service Delivery
9 6 (10.17%) High Availability
9 6 (10.17%) Project Management
9 6 (10.17%) Time Management
9 6 (10.17%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.03%) Python
2 11 (18.64%) Perl
3 7 (11.86%) SQL
4 6 (10.17%) Bash Shell
5 4 (6.78%) Ruby
6 2 (3.39%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.69%) C#
7 1 (1.69%) Java
7 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 42 (71.19%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (69.49%) CCNP
3 23 (38.98%) CCDP
4 18 (30.51%) JNCIP
5 14 (23.73%) CCIE
6 13 (22.03%) CCSE
7 12 (20.34%) CISSP
7 12 (20.34%) IISP
7 12 (20.34%) ISSAP
8 8 (13.56%) CCNA
9 7 (11.86%) JNCIE
10 6 (10.17%) CCDA
11 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
12 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
13 2 (3.39%) CCSP
13 2 (3.39%) Degree
13 2 (3.39%) JNCIA
13 2 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (1.69%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) QA
2 4 (6.78%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (3.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (23.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.47%) Docker
2 5 (8.47%) VMware NSX
2 5 (8.47%) vSphere
3 3 (5.08%) KVM
4 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (20.34%) QRadar
2 10 (16.95%) Cisco Prime
3 7 (11.86%) Puppet
4 5 (8.47%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (6.78%) Ansible
5 4 (6.78%) Grafana
5 4 (6.78%) Kubernetes
6 2 (3.39%) Consul
6 2 (3.39%) Packer
6 2 (3.39%) Terraform
7 1 (1.69%) Nagios
7 1 (1.69%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 45 (76.27%) Cisco
2 36 (61.02%) Juniper
3 32 (54.24%) CheckPoint
4 30 (50.85%) F5
5 22 (37.29%) Fortinet
6 16 (27.12%) Splunk
6 16 (27.12%) VMware
7 12 (20.34%) Forcepoint
7 12 (20.34%) IBM
7 12 (20.34%) LogRhythm
7 12 (20.34%) Tufin
8 10 (16.95%) Aruba
8 10 (16.95%) HP
8 10 (16.95%) Meraki
8 10 (16.95%) Palo Alto
8 10 (16.95%) SolarWinds
9 6 (10.17%) Avaya
9 6 (10.17%) Brocade
9 6 (10.17%) Sourcefire
10 5 (8.47%) NetScout