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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Balancing
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 166 174
Rank change year-on-year +12 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 25 46 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.76% 1.01% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 1.15% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 21 44 26
Median salary £50,000 £51,250 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.43% -14.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £37,750 £45,625
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £68,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% -  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2798 4012 4365
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 84.74% 88.47% 86.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8796 13092 13574
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +19 18 £57,500 +21.05%
Bracknell +17 3 - -
Maidenhead +10 1 £50,000 +11.11%
Load Balancing
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 31 (50.82%) Firewall
2 30 (49.18%) VMware
3 28 (45.90%) Cisco
4 24 (39.34%) Linux
5 20 (32.79%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (32.79%) Juniper
5 20 (32.79%) Security Cleared
5 20 (32.79%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (31.15%) CCNP
7 18 (29.51%) WAN
7 18 (29.51%) SQL
7 18 (29.51%) Python
7 18 (29.51%) SaaS
7 18 (29.51%) F5
7 18 (29.51%) Cisco Nexus
8 17 (27.87%) Perl
9 16 (26.23%) CentOS
10 15 (24.59%) Root Cause Analysis
10 15 (24.59%) Data Centre
10 15 (24.59%) TCP/IP
10 15 (24.59%) VPN
10 15 (24.59%) DNS
11 14 (22.95%) OSPF
11 14 (22.95%) BGP
12 13 (21.31%) MPLS
12 13 (21.31%) SSL
12 13 (21.31%) Ethernet
12 13 (21.31%) Unix
12 13 (21.31%) Windows
12 13 (21.31%) Bash Shell

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 (16.39%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (13.11%) WebLogic
3 4 (6.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (6.56%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.92%) IIS
4 3 (4.92%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (3.28%) Apache
6 1 (1.64%) Confluence
6 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Eloqua
1 4 (6.56%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 18 (29.51%) SaaS
2 12 (19.67%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (13.11%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (6.56%) Oracle Service Cloud
4 4 (6.56%) Responsys
4 4 (6.56%) Taleo
5 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.64%) Office 365
7 1 (1.64%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.64%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 31 (50.82%) Firewall
2 18 (29.51%) Cisco Nexus
2 18 (29.51%) WAN
3 15 (24.59%) DNS
3 15 (24.59%) TCP/IP
3 15 (24.59%) VPN
4 14 (22.95%) BGP
4 14 (22.95%) OSPF
5 13 (21.31%) Ethernet
5 13 (21.31%) MPLS
5 13 (21.31%) SSL
6 12 (19.67%) IPsec
7 11 (18.03%) DHCP
8 10 (16.39%) EIGRP
9 9 (14.75%) Broadband
9 9 (14.75%) IPv4
9 9 (14.75%) L2TP
9 9 (14.75%) PPP
9 9 (14.75%) xDSL
10 8 (13.11%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.39%) Redis
2 8 (13.11%) NoSQL
2 8 (13.11%) SQLite
3 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
4 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database
4 4 (6.56%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (6.56%) RDBMS
4 4 (6.56%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.28%) InfluxDB
6 2 (3.28%) MySQL
6 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.64%) JIRA
General
1 3 (4.92%) Billing
2 2 (3.28%) Finance
3 1 (1.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (37.70%) Network Engineer
2 11 (18.03%) Support Engineer
3 10 (16.39%) Systems Engineer
4 9 (14.75%) Cisco Engineer
4 9 (14.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 8 (13.11%) Administrator
5 8 (13.11%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) Network Support
6 7 (11.48%) Network Support Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) Senior Network Support
6 7 (11.48%) Senior Network Support Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) Senior Support Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Cisco Administrator
7 5 (8.20%) Cisco Network Administrator
7 5 (8.20%) IT Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Network Administrator
8 4 (6.56%) Oracle Applications DBA
8 4 (6.56%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.84%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (6.56%) Middleware
3 2 (3.28%) .NET
3 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.28%) Web Services
4 1 (1.64%) LAMP
4 1 (1.64%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.59%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.84%) Clustering
3 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.56%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.56%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.92%) FlexPod
5 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.28%) PKI
6 1 (1.64%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (39.34%) Linux
2 16 (26.23%) CentOS
3 13 (21.31%) Unix
3 13 (21.31%) Windows
4 10 (16.39%) Ubuntu
5 9 (14.75%) Windows Server
6 6 (9.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (9.84%) Solaris
7 2 (3.28%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.59%) Root Cause Analysis
2 12 (19.67%) High Availability
3 10 (16.39%) Open Source
4 9 (14.75%) Performance Management
5 8 (13.11%) Configuration Management
5 8 (13.11%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (11.48%) Line Management
6 7 (11.48%) Project Management
7 6 (9.84%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (9.84%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (9.84%) Reverse Engineering
7 6 (9.84%) Trend Analysis
8 5 (8.20%) DevOps
8 5 (8.20%) ITIL
8 5 (8.20%) Presales
9 4 (6.56%) ETL
9 4 (6.56%) ITIL V3
9 4 (6.56%) Migration
9 4 (6.56%) SIEM
9 4 (6.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 18 (29.51%) Python
1 18 (29.51%) SQL
2 17 (27.87%) Perl
3 13 (21.31%) Bash Shell
4 10 (16.39%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.28%) Java
6 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (32.79%) Cisco Certification
1 20 (32.79%) Security Cleared
2 19 (31.15%) CCNP
3 9 (14.75%) SC Cleared
4 8 (13.11%) JNCIA
5 7 (11.48%) CCIE
5 7 (11.48%) CCSP
6 1 (1.64%) CCDP
6 1 (1.64%) CCNA
6 1 (1.64%) CCSE
6 1 (1.64%) CISSP
6 1 (1.64%) IISP
6 1 (1.64%) ISSAP
6 1 (1.64%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) PMO
2 3 (4.92%) QA
System Software
1 20 (32.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (19.67%) Docker
3 10 (16.39%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (13.11%) KVM
4 8 (13.11%) VirtualBox
5 6 (9.84%) XenServer
6 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (16.39%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (14.75%) Puppet
3 6 (9.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (8.20%) Ansible
5 3 (4.92%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (3.28%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (3.28%) Graphite
6 2 (3.28%) Kubernetes
6 2 (3.28%) Riemann
7 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.64%) QRadar
Vendors
1 30 (49.18%) VMware
2 28 (45.90%) Cisco
3 20 (32.79%) Juniper
4 18 (29.51%) F5
5 11 (18.03%) Oracle
6 10 (16.39%) Red Hat
7 8 (13.11%) CheckPoint
7 8 (13.11%) Rackspace
8 6 (9.84%) Sun
9 5 (8.20%) Fortinet
10 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
11 3 (4.92%) Aruba
11 3 (4.92%) Brocade
11 3 (4.92%) HP
11 3 (4.92%) Meraki
11 3 (4.92%) SolarWinds
11 3 (4.92%) Sourcefire
12 2 (3.28%) Palo Alto
13 1 (1.64%) Splunk
13 1 (1.64%) Tufin