The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Balancing
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 65 60
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 9 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.60% 0.90% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 1.06% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 9
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +11.11%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year - +1.06%  

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 Cardiff with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 503 565 566
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 89.18% 84.71% 85.76%
Number of salaries quoted 433 471 481
Median salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing Load Balancing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Load Balancing in Cardiff

Load Balancing
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Load Balancing in Cardiff.

Salary trend for Load Balancing in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 9 (75.00%) Cisco
1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 8 (66.67%) Internet
2 8 (66.67%) MPLS
2 8 (66.67%) BGP
2 8 (66.67%) Juniper
2 8 (66.67%) LAN
2 8 (66.67%) WAN
2 8 (66.67%) DNS
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 8 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 7 (58.33%) F5
4 6 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (50.00%) DDoS Mitigation
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (50.00%) FTP
4 6 (50.00%) IPv4
4 6 (50.00%) IPv6
4 6 (50.00%) IPsec
4 6 (50.00%) OSPF
5 5 (41.67%) VPN
6 4 (33.33%) Finance
6 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (25.00%) Oracle
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (25.00%) Windows
7 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
8 2 (16.67%) SharePoint

Load Balancing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (16.67%) Apache
2 2 (16.67%) Documentum
2 2 (16.67%) FileNet
2 2 (16.67%) IIS
2 2 (16.67%) JBoss
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) BGP
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 8 (66.67%) DNS
2 8 (66.67%) Internet
2 8 (66.67%) LAN
2 8 (66.67%) MPLS
2 8 (66.67%) WAN
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (50.00%) FTP
3 6 (50.00%) IPsec
3 6 (50.00%) IPv4
3 6 (50.00%) IPv6
3 6 (50.00%) OSPF
4 5 (41.67%) VPN
5 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (16.67%) HSRP
6 2 (16.67%) HTTP
7 1 (8.33%) DHCP
7 1 (8.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Documentum Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Java Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Junior
3 2 (16.67%) Junior Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Junior Java Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) J2EE
2 1 (8.33%) LAMP
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 6 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (16.67%) Clustering
4 1 (8.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) CentOS
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) DDoS Mitigation
2 2 (16.67%) Document Management
2 2 (16.67%) Information Management
2 2 (16.67%) OO
2 2 (16.67%) Workflow
2 2 (16.67%) Workflow Management
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Network Management
3 1 (8.33%) Security Management
3 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C#
1 2 (16.67%) C++
1 2 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (8.33%) C
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) R
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby
2 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 8 (66.67%) Juniper
3 7 (58.33%) F5
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) IBM
5 2 (16.67%) OpenText
5 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (8.33%) Radware
6 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
6 1 (8.33%) VMware