Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Balancing
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 204 199 226
Rank change year-on-year -5 +27 +31
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 50 97 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.79% 1.12% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 1.27% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 32 78 78
Berkshire median annual salary £57,500 £62,500 £61,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% +1.63% +17.14%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £42,125
90th Percentile £83,500 £80,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +4.17%

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 5493 7660 9580
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 86.34% 88.17% 87.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4280 5844 7481
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,500 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +37 29 £57,500 -11.54% 1
Bracknell +13 14 - - 2
Wokingham - 2 £47,500 -
Maidenhead +2 1 - -
Load Balancing
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Load Balancing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 36 (72.00%) Cisco
2 33 (66.00%) CCNP
2 33 (66.00%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (64.00%) F5
4 31 (62.00%) MPLS
4 31 (62.00%) OSPF
5 30 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
6 29 (58.00%) CheckPoint
7 28 (56.00%) BGP
8 27 (54.00%) Network Security
9 25 (50.00%) TCP/IP
9 25 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 23 (46.00%) VPN
10 23 (46.00%) Firewall
11 21 (42.00%) IPsec
11 21 (42.00%) SSL
11 21 (42.00%) Data Centre
12 20 (40.00%) Juniper
12 20 (40.00%) WAN
13 18 (36.00%) Python
13 18 (36.00%) Ethernet
14 17 (34.00%) Wireless
14 17 (34.00%) Network Design
15 16 (32.00%) Migration
15 16 (32.00%) Perl
15 16 (32.00%) ITIL
16 15 (30.00%) Linux
16 15 (30.00%) VMware
16 15 (30.00%) Presales
16 15 (30.00%) Mentoring

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 9 (18.00%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (10.00%) OpenStack
3 3 (6.00%) Confluence
3 3 (6.00%) Skype for Business
4 2 (4.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 13 (26.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (18.00%) SaaS
4 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (6.00%) Amazon S3
5 3 (6.00%) Route 53
5 3 (6.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (4.00%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (2.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (2.00%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (2.00%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 31 (62.00%) MPLS
1 31 (62.00%) OSPF
2 30 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
3 28 (56.00%) BGP
4 27 (54.00%) Network Security
5 25 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 25 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 23 (46.00%) Firewall
6 23 (46.00%) VPN
7 21 (42.00%) IPsec
7 21 (42.00%) SSL
8 20 (40.00%) WAN
9 18 (36.00%) Ethernet
10 17 (34.00%) Wireless
11 14 (28.00%) Cisco ISE
11 14 (28.00%) SNMP
11 14 (28.00%) VLAN
12 10 (20.00%) tcpdump
12 10 (20.00%) Wireshark
13 9 (18.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.00%) Redis
2 7 (14.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.00%) InfluxDB
3 2 (4.00%) MySQL
3 2 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.00%) SQLite
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) JIRA
2 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.00%) Subversion
General
1 14 (28.00%) Billing
2 1 (2.00%) Banking
2 1 (2.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (32.00%) Network Engineer
2 13 (26.00%) Network Support
2 13 (26.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 13 (26.00%) Support Engineer
3 11 (22.00%) Security Engineer
4 10 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 9 (18.00%) Security Support Engineer
5 9 (18.00%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Architect
6 5 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Network Architect
7 4 (8.00%) Senior Network Support
7 4 (8.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Senior Support Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Cisco Architect
8 3 (6.00%) Cisco Network Architect
8 3 (6.00%) Network Design Architect
8 3 (6.00%) Network Technical Architect
8 3 (6.00%) Technical Architect
8 3 (6.00%) Technical Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) LAMP
1 2 (4.00%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 21 (42.00%) Data Centre
2 14 (28.00%) FlexPod
3 2 (4.00%) Replication
4 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.00%) Linux
2 9 (18.00%) CentOS
2 9 (18.00%) Ubuntu
3 5 (10.00%) Unix
4 2 (4.00%) Debian
4 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.00%) Solaris
5 1 (2.00%) SUSE
5 1 (2.00%) Windows
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.00%) Network Design
2 16 (32.00%) ITIL
2 16 (32.00%) Migration
3 15 (30.00%) Mentoring
3 15 (30.00%) Presales
4 14 (28.00%) Application Performance Management
4 14 (28.00%) Converged Infrastructure
4 14 (28.00%) ITIL V3
4 14 (28.00%) Line Management
4 14 (28.00%) Performance Management
4 14 (28.00%) Project Management
4 14 (28.00%) Security Management
4 14 (28.00%) Service Delivery
4 14 (28.00%) SIEM
4 14 (28.00%) Time Management
5 10 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 10 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (6.00%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (6.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.00%) Python
2 16 (32.00%) Perl
3 11 (22.00%) Bash Shell
3 11 (22.00%) SQL
4 4 (8.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 33 (66.00%) CCNP
1 33 (66.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (14.00%) CCIE
3 5 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (8.00%) CCNA
4 4 (8.00%) CCSP
4 4 (8.00%) JNCIA
4 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.00%) CCDA
5 3 (6.00%) CCDP
5 3 (6.00%) JNCIE
5 3 (6.00%) JNCIP
6 1 (2.00%) CCSE
6 1 (2.00%) Degree
6 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.00%) RHCE
6 1 (2.00%) RHCSA
6 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (28.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (26.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (18.00%) Docker
3 6 (12.00%) vSphere
4 3 (6.00%) KVM
5 2 (4.00%) VirtualBox
5 2 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (28.00%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (16.00%) Puppet
3 7 (14.00%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (12.00%) Ansible
5 5 (10.00%) Kubernetes
6 2 (4.00%) Grafana
6 2 (4.00%) Graphite
6 2 (4.00%) Riemann
7 1 (2.00%) Consul
7 1 (2.00%) Nagios
7 1 (2.00%) Packer
7 1 (2.00%) Terraform
7 1 (2.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 36 (72.00%) Cisco
2 32 (64.00%) F5
3 29 (58.00%) CheckPoint
4 20 (40.00%) Juniper
5 15 (30.00%) VMware
6 14 (28.00%) Aruba
6 14 (28.00%) Brocade
6 14 (28.00%) Fortinet
6 14 (28.00%) HP
6 14 (28.00%) Meraki
6 14 (28.00%) SolarWinds
6 14 (28.00%) Sourcefire
7 10 (20.00%) NetScout
7 10 (20.00%) Red Hat
8 3 (6.00%) Avaya
8 3 (6.00%) Palo Alto
9 2 (4.00%) Atlassian
9 2 (4.00%) Rackspace
9 2 (4.00%) SaltStack
9 2 (4.00%) Splunk