Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Balancing
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 202 195 212
Rank change year-on-year -7 +17 -1
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 65 68 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.93% 1.02% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 1.18% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 14 53 90
Berkshire median annual salary £65,000 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.44% -18.18% +10.00%
10th Percentile £43,750 £28,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £94,625 £63,750 £65,125
South East median annual salary £51,775 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.55% - +5.26%

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 6,146 5,760 8,526
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 88.18% 86.77% 88.87%
Number of salaries quoted 4,960 4,549 6,863
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £28,800
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £73,750
South East median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - -

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 25 May 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 25 May 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
Bracknell +28 38 - - 2
Maidenhead -34 12 - -
Reading -18 10 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Load Balancing
South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 50 (76.92%) Cisco
2 48 (73.85%) Juniper
3 47 (72.31%) Cisco Certification
4 46 (70.77%) CCNP
5 45 (69.23%) WAN
6 43 (66.15%) Data Centre
7 42 (64.62%) CCDP
8 41 (63.08%) Network Security
9 40 (61.54%) CheckPoint
9 40 (61.54%) ITIL
10 38 (58.46%) Fortinet
10 38 (58.46%) Presales
10 38 (58.46%) SIEM
10 38 (58.46%) ITIL V3
11 29 (44.62%) VPN
12 27 (41.54%) MPLS
12 27 (41.54%) Network Design
13 26 (40.00%) Firewall
13 26 (40.00%) F5
14 25 (38.46%) JNCIP
14 25 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
14 25 (38.46%) DNS
14 25 (38.46%) SNMP
15 24 (36.92%) TCP/IP
15 24 (36.92%) DHCP
15 24 (36.92%) Ethernet
15 24 (36.92%) OSPF
15 24 (36.92%) BGP
16 23 (35.38%) LAN
16 23 (35.38%) SSL

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 22 (33.85%) IIS
2 12 (18.46%) NServiceBus
3 3 (4.62%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.08%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.08%) Amazon S3
3 2 (3.08%) Route 53
3 2 (3.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.54%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.54%) Amazon Glacier
4 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (69.23%) WAN
2 41 (63.08%) Network Security
3 29 (44.62%) VPN
4 27 (41.54%) MPLS
5 26 (40.00%) Firewall
6 25 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
6 25 (38.46%) DNS
6 25 (38.46%) SNMP
7 24 (36.92%) BGP
7 24 (36.92%) DHCP
7 24 (36.92%) Ethernet
7 24 (36.92%) OSPF
7 24 (36.92%) TCP/IP
8 23 (35.38%) LAN
8 23 (35.38%) SSL
9 22 (33.85%) Cisco Firepower
9 22 (33.85%) FWSM
9 22 (33.85%) VLAN
9 22 (33.85%) Wireshark
9 22 (33.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.46%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 14 (21.54%) Jenkins
2 13 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 12 (18.46%) Visual Studio
3 12 (18.46%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.54%) Subversion
General
1 2 (3.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (66.15%) Architect
2 39 (60.00%) Solutions Architect
3 38 (58.46%) Security Architect
3 38 (58.46%) Security Solutions Architect
4 20 (30.77%) Network Architect
5 16 (24.62%) Network Security Architect
5 16 (24.62%) Presales Solution Architect
6 12 (18.46%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (9.23%) Network Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Senior Network Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Firewall Architect
9 3 (4.62%) Network Design Architect
9 3 (4.62%) Network Technical Architect
9 3 (4.62%) Technical Architect
9 3 (4.62%) Technical Design Architect
10 2 (3.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 2 (3.08%) 3rd Line Support
10 2 (3.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 2 (3.08%) Juniper Engineer
10 2 (3.08%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 43 (66.15%) Data Centre
2 23 (35.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 22 (33.85%) Cyberthreat
4 16 (24.62%) FlexPod
5 12 (18.46%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.54%) Linux
2 13 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.54%) Solaris
3 1 (1.54%) SUSE
3 1 (1.54%) Unix
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (61.54%) ITIL
2 38 (58.46%) ITIL V3
2 38 (58.46%) Presales
2 38 (58.46%) SIEM
3 27 (41.54%) Network Design
4 22 (33.85%) E-Commerce
4 22 (33.85%) Incident Management
4 22 (33.85%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 22 (33.85%) Software Optimisation
4 22 (33.85%) Vulnerability Management
5 16 (24.62%) Application Performance Management
5 16 (24.62%) Converged Infrastructure
5 16 (24.62%) DNA
5 16 (24.62%) Migration
5 16 (24.62%) Performance Management
5 16 (24.62%) Security Management
5 16 (24.62%) Value Proposition
6 14 (21.54%) High Availability
7 13 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (20.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.46%) C#
1 12 (18.46%) Java
1 12 (18.46%) JavaScript
1 12 (18.46%) PowerShell
1 12 (18.46%) SQL
2 1 (1.54%) Perl
2 1 (1.54%) Python
2 1 (1.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 47 (72.31%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (70.77%) CCNP
3 42 (64.62%) CCDP
4 25 (38.46%) JNCIP
5 22 (33.85%) CCIE
5 22 (33.85%) CCSE
5 22 (33.85%) CISSP
5 22 (33.85%) IISP
5 22 (33.85%) ISSAP
6 5 (7.69%) CCNA
7 4 (6.15%) JNCIE
8 3 (4.62%) CCDA
9 1 (1.54%) Degree
9 1 (1.54%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.54%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.54%) VCP6
9 1 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (24.62%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (26.15%) VMware Infrastructure
1 17 (26.15%) VMware NSX
2 12 (18.46%) Docker
2 12 (18.46%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.54%) KVM
Systems Management
1 22 (33.85%) QRadar
2 16 (24.62%) CASB
2 16 (24.62%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.54%) Consul
3 1 (1.54%) Grafana
3 1 (1.54%) Packer
3 1 (1.54%) Puppet
3 1 (1.54%) Terraform
Vendors
1 50 (76.92%) Cisco
2 48 (73.85%) Juniper
3 40 (61.54%) CheckPoint
4 38 (58.46%) Fortinet
5 26 (40.00%) F5
6 23 (35.38%) Splunk
7 22 (33.85%) Forcepoint
7 22 (33.85%) IBM
7 22 (33.85%) LogRhythm
7 22 (33.85%) Tufin
8 20 (30.77%) Palo Alto
9 19 (29.23%) VMware
10 16 (24.62%) Aruba
10 16 (24.62%) HP
10 16 (24.62%) Infoblox
10 16 (24.62%) McAfee
10 16 (24.62%) Meraki
10 16 (24.62%) Riverbed
10 16 (24.62%) SolarWinds
10 16 (24.62%) Sophos