Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Balancing
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 213 211 213
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2 +19
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 43 48 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.71% 0.76% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.86% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 36 30 74
Berkshire median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% -8.00% +1.63%
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £85,125 £80,000
South East median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% +10.00%

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 5,582 5,560 7,885
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 91.52% 87.96% 90.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4,371 4,352 6,035
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £75,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 -4 18 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Bracknell -13 15 £75,000 -
Maidenhead -34 3 - -
Newbury - 1 £47,500 -
Windsor - 1 £80,000 -
Load Balancing
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 26 (60.47%) Firewall
2 23 (53.49%) Cisco
3 19 (44.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (39.53%) VPN
5 16 (37.21%) Data Centre
6 15 (34.88%) Windows
6 15 (34.88%) Linux
6 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
6 15 (34.88%) CheckPoint
6 15 (34.88%) PowerShell
7 13 (30.23%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (30.23%) VMware
7 13 (30.23%) Palo Alto
8 12 (27.91%) DNS
8 12 (27.91%) DHCP
9 11 (25.58%) WAN
9 11 (25.58%) Java
9 11 (25.58%) SNMP
9 11 (25.58%) Git (software)
9 11 (25.58%) Amazon AWS
9 11 (25.58%) F5
10 10 (23.26%) DevOps
10 10 (23.26%) Network Security
10 10 (23.26%) CCNP
10 10 (23.26%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (23.26%) Presales
11 9 (20.93%) Windows Server
11 9 (20.93%) SQL
11 9 (20.93%) Docker
11 9 (20.93%) High Availability

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 6 (13.95%) IIS
2 4 (9.30%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (9.30%) nginx
2 4 (9.30%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.98%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 19 (44.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (25.58%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (13.95%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (13.95%) Amazon S3
3 6 (13.95%) Office 365
4 4 (9.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 4 (9.30%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (9.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 4 (9.30%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (9.30%) CloudFront
4 4 (9.30%) GitHub
4 4 (9.30%) IaaS
4 4 (9.30%) PaaS
4 4 (9.30%) Route 53
4 4 (9.30%) SaaS
4 4 (9.30%) Serverless
4 4 (9.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (4.65%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (4.65%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 26 (60.47%) Firewall
2 17 (39.53%) VPN
3 12 (27.91%) DHCP
3 12 (27.91%) DNS
4 11 (25.58%) SNMP
4 11 (25.58%) WAN
5 10 (23.26%) Network Security
6 9 (20.93%) NetScaler
7 8 (18.60%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (16.28%) SSL
9 6 (13.95%) BGP
9 6 (13.95%) Internet
9 6 (13.95%) MPLS
9 6 (13.95%) TCP/IP
9 6 (13.95%) Wireless
10 5 (11.63%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (11.63%) Ethernet
10 5 (11.63%) LAN
10 5 (11.63%) OSPF
11 4 (9.30%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) Big Data
1 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.95%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (13.95%) MongoDB
2 6 (13.95%) NoSQL
3 4 (9.30%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (4.65%) MariaDB
4 2 (4.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (25.58%) Git (software)
2 8 (18.60%) Jenkins
3 6 (13.95%) Subversion
4 5 (11.63%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (9.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (9.30%) Cucumber
5 4 (9.30%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (9.30%) Vagrant
6 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (6.98%) Retail
2 2 (4.65%) Billing
2 2 (4.65%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (20.93%) Architect
3 8 (18.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (18.60%) Security Architect
3 8 (18.60%) Security Solutions Architect
3 8 (18.60%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (16.28%) Network Architect
4 7 (16.28%) Network Security Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Cisco Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Cisco Security Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Cisco Solutions Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Network Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Presales Solution Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Senior DevOps
5 4 (9.30%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Support Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) IT Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) .NET
1 4 (9.30%) J2EE
1 4 (9.30%) Node.js
2 2 (4.65%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (4.65%) Apache Camel
2 2 (4.65%) Kafka
2 2 (4.65%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (4.65%) REST
3 1 (2.33%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.33%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 16 (37.21%) Data Centre
2 8 (18.60%) Computer Science
3 7 (16.28%) Private Cloud
4 4 (9.30%) Clustering
4 4 (9.30%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (9.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (9.30%) PKI
5 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.65%) FlexPod
6 2 (4.65%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
6 2 (4.65%) Replication
6 2 (4.65%) TM Forum
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.88%) Linux
1 15 (34.88%) Windows
2 9 (20.93%) Windows Server
3 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (9.30%) CentOS
4 4 (9.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) DevOps
1 10 (23.26%) Presales
2 9 (20.93%) High Availability
2 9 (20.93%) SIEM
3 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (18.60%) Incident Management
3 8 (18.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 8 (18.60%) ITIL
3 8 (18.60%) ITIL V3
4 7 (16.28%) Scrum
4 7 (16.28%) Test Automation
5 6 (13.95%) Configuration Management
5 6 (13.95%) Migration
5 6 (13.95%) Performance Management
6 5 (11.63%) Network Design
7 4 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (9.30%) DNA
7 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce
7 4 (9.30%) Mathematics
7 4 (9.30%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.88%) PowerShell
2 11 (25.58%) Java
3 9 (20.93%) SQL
4 7 (16.28%) C#
4 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
5 6 (13.95%) Python
5 6 (13.95%) Ruby
6 4 (9.30%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.65%) Go
8 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.33%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) CCNP
1 10 (23.26%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (18.60%) CCDP
2 8 (18.60%) Degree
3 5 (11.63%) CISSP
4 4 (9.30%) CCIE
4 4 (9.30%) CCSE
4 4 (9.30%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (9.30%) IISP
4 4 (9.30%) ISSAP
4 4 (9.30%) JNCIP
5 3 (6.98%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (2.33%) CCNA
6 1 (2.33%) CEH
6 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.33%) SANS
6 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (30.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (20.93%) Docker
3 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
4 4 (9.30%) VMware NSX
4 4 (9.30%) VMware Server
4 4 (9.30%) vSphere
4 4 (9.30%) XenApp
4 4 (9.30%) XenDesktop
5 3 (6.98%) Hyper-V
5 3 (6.98%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) Puppet
2 6 (13.95%) Docker Swarm
2 6 (13.95%) Kubernetes
2 6 (13.95%) Nagios
2 6 (13.95%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (13.95%) Terraform
3 4 (9.30%) Ansible
3 4 (9.30%) CASB
3 4 (9.30%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (9.30%) Mesos
3 4 (9.30%) QRadar
3 4 (9.30%) Rancher
3 4 (9.30%) Salt
4 3 (6.98%) NetBackup
4 3 (6.98%) Prometheus
4 3 (6.98%) SCCM
5 2 (4.65%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (4.65%) vCenter Server
5 2 (4.65%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 23 (53.49%) Cisco
2 15 (34.88%) CheckPoint
2 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
3 13 (30.23%) Palo Alto
3 13 (30.23%) VMware
4 11 (25.58%) F5
5 8 (18.60%) Fortinet
6 7 (16.28%) Juniper
7 5 (11.63%) Citrix
7 5 (11.63%) LogRhythm
8 4 (9.30%) Aruba
8 4 (9.30%) HP
8 4 (9.30%) IBM
8 4 (9.30%) Infoblox
8 4 (9.30%) Meraki
8 4 (9.30%) Riverbed
8 4 (9.30%) SolarWinds
8 4 (9.30%) Splunk
8 4 (9.30%) Symantec
8 4 (9.30%) Tufin