Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Balancing
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 203 207 214
Rank change year-on-year +4 +7 +12
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 57 54 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.89% 0.87% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.99% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 33 40 79
Berkshire median annual salary £67,500 £57,500 £56,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.39% +2.68% -6.67%
10th Percentile £40,800 £41,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £82,000 £70,000 £80,000
South East median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -4.76% +5.00%

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 5,787 5,455 7,983
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 90.28% 87.45% 90.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4,659 4,260 6,278
Berkshire median annual salary £52,251 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.50% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +1 25 £75,000 - 2
Reading -14 15 £50,000 -13.04% 2
Maidenhead -29 10 - - 1
Windsor - 1 £80,000 -
Load Balancing
South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 36 (63.16%) Cisco
2 30 (52.63%) Firewall
3 28 (49.12%) CheckPoint
4 26 (45.61%) Data Centre
5 23 (40.35%) Network Security
5 23 (40.35%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (40.35%) CCNP
5 23 (40.35%) WAN
6 22 (38.60%) Presales
7 21 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
7 21 (36.84%) SIEM
7 21 (36.84%) VPN
7 21 (36.84%) Juniper
8 20 (35.09%) CCDP
8 20 (35.09%) Microsoft
8 20 (35.09%) ITIL
8 20 (35.09%) Fortinet
8 20 (35.09%) ITIL V3
9 19 (33.33%) PowerShell
9 19 (33.33%) Palo Alto
9 19 (33.33%) Windows
9 19 (33.33%) DNS
9 19 (33.33%) DHCP
10 18 (31.58%) Linux
11 17 (29.82%) F5
12 15 (26.32%) Cisco Nexus
13 14 (24.56%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (24.56%) Git (software)
13 14 (24.56%) Java
13 14 (24.56%) SNMP

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 10 (17.54%) IIS
1 10 (17.54%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 21 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (8.77%) Office 365
3 5 (8.77%) SaaS
4 4 (7.02%) IaaS
4 4 (7.02%) PaaS
5 2 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (3.51%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (3.51%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (3.51%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 30 (52.63%) Firewall
2 23 (40.35%) Network Security
2 23 (40.35%) WAN
3 21 (36.84%) VPN
4 19 (33.33%) DHCP
4 19 (33.33%) DNS
5 15 (26.32%) Cisco Nexus
6 14 (24.56%) SNMP
7 13 (22.81%) SSL
7 13 (22.81%) Wireless
8 12 (21.05%) BGP
8 12 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (21.05%) MPLS
8 12 (21.05%) TCP/IP
9 11 (19.30%) Ethernet
9 11 (19.30%) LAN
9 11 (19.30%) OSPF
10 10 (17.54%) VLAN
10 10 (17.54%) Wireshark
10 10 (17.54%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (3.51%) Big Data
2 2 (3.51%) MariaDB
2 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.51%) MySQL
2 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (24.56%) Git (software)
2 12 (21.05%) Visual Studio Team System
3 11 (19.30%) Jenkins
4 10 (17.54%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.51%) Subversion
6 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.75%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (7.02%) Retail
2 2 (3.51%) Billing
2 2 (3.51%) Marketing
3 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (36.84%) Architect
2 20 (35.09%) Security Architect
2 20 (35.09%) Security Solutions Architect
2 20 (35.09%) Solutions Architect
3 13 (22.81%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (21.05%) Network Architect
4 12 (21.05%) Network Security Architect
5 10 (17.54%) Presales Solution Architect
6 9 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) Network Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) Cisco Architect
9 3 (5.26%) Cisco Security Architect
9 3 (5.26%) Cisco Solutions Architect
9 3 (5.26%) Consultant
9 3 (5.26%) Network Security Consultant
9 3 (5.26%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) 802.1X
1 2 (3.51%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (3.51%) Apache Camel
1 2 (3.51%) Kafka
1 2 (3.51%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (3.51%) REST
2 1 (1.75%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 26 (45.61%) Data Centre
2 10 (17.54%) Cyberthreat
2 10 (17.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 10 (17.54%) Private Cloud
3 8 (14.04%) FlexPod
4 4 (7.02%) Clustering
4 4 (7.02%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.51%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (3.51%) PKI
6 2 (3.51%) Replication
6 2 (3.51%) TM Forum
Operating Systems
1 19 (33.33%) Windows
2 18 (31.58%) Linux
3 7 (12.28%) Windows Server
4 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (38.60%) Presales
2 21 (36.84%) SIEM
3 20 (35.09%) ITIL
3 20 (35.09%) ITIL V3
4 14 (24.56%) Incident Management
5 13 (22.81%) DevOps
6 12 (21.05%) High Availability
6 12 (21.05%) Migration
6 12 (21.05%) Network Design
6 12 (21.05%) Performance Management
7 11 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (17.54%) Application Performance Management
8 10 (17.54%) DNA
8 10 (17.54%) E-Commerce
8 10 (17.54%) Kanban
8 10 (17.54%) Logistics
8 10 (17.54%) Scrum
8 10 (17.54%) Security Management
8 10 (17.54%) Test Automation
8 10 (17.54%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 14 (24.56%) Java
3 12 (21.05%) SQL
4 10 (17.54%) C#
4 10 (17.54%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.51%) Go
5 2 (3.51%) Python
5 2 (3.51%) Ruby
6 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.75%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 23 (40.35%) CCNP
1 23 (40.35%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (35.09%) CCDP
3 11 (19.30%) CCIE
3 11 (19.30%) CISSP
4 10 (17.54%) CCSE
4 10 (17.54%) IISP
4 10 (17.54%) ISSAP
4 10 (17.54%) JNCIP
5 4 (7.02%) Degree
6 2 (3.51%) CCNA
6 2 (3.51%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (1.75%) CEH
7 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.75%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.75%) JNCIS
7 1 (1.75%) SANS
7 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.54%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 14 (24.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (21.05%) Docker
3 10 (17.54%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (17.54%) VMware NSX
4 4 (7.02%) Active Directory
4 4 (7.02%) vSphere
4 4 (7.02%) XenApp
4 4 (7.02%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (17.54%) CASB
1 10 (17.54%) Cisco Prime
1 10 (17.54%) QRadar
2 3 (5.26%) Prometheus
2 3 (5.26%) Puppet
2 3 (5.26%) SCCM
3 2 (3.51%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (3.51%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (3.51%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (3.51%) Nagios
3 2 (3.51%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.51%) SCOrch
3 2 (3.51%) Terraform
3 2 (3.51%) vCenter Server
3 2 (3.51%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.75%) Grafana
Vendors
1 36 (63.16%) Cisco
2 28 (49.12%) CheckPoint
3 21 (36.84%) Juniper
4 20 (35.09%) Fortinet
4 20 (35.09%) Microsoft
5 19 (33.33%) Palo Alto
6 17 (29.82%) F5
7 14 (24.56%) VMware
8 11 (19.30%) LogRhythm
9 10 (17.54%) Aruba
9 10 (17.54%) IBM
9 10 (17.54%) Infoblox
9 10 (17.54%) Meraki
9 10 (17.54%) Riverbed
9 10 (17.54%) SolarWinds
9 10 (17.54%) Sophos
9 10 (17.54%) Splunk
9 10 (17.54%) Tufin
10 9 (15.79%) HP
11 8 (14.04%) Forcepoint