Period
to 22 July 2017

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 6 months to 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Balancing
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 95 95
Rank change year-on-year +19 0 -16
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 14 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.34% 0.58% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 0.69% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 13
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +27.12% -46.36%
10th Percentile £27,950 £30,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £43,750 £38,750 £35,625
South Wales median annual salary £38,750 £31,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year +25.00% -8.15% -11.76%

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 941 1158 1257
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 89.96% 83.85% 85.86%
Number of salaries quoted 822 993 1032
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £23,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £58,400 £52,500 £56,250
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year +3.90% +4.05% +5.71%

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Load Balancing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

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

Load Balancing
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Load Balancing in Cardiff over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Load Balancing in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 12 (85.71%) LAN
1 12 (85.71%) WAN
1 12 (85.71%) Cisco
1 12 (85.71%) CheckPoint
1 12 (85.71%) Firewall
2 11 (78.57%) BGP
2 11 (78.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (71.43%) VPN
3 10 (71.43%) DNS
4 9 (64.29%) OSPF
4 9 (64.29%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (64.29%) F5
4 9 (64.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 9 (64.29%) Data Centre
5 8 (57.14%) MPLS
5 8 (57.14%) Juniper
5 8 (57.14%) Internet
6 7 (50.00%) IPsec
7 6 (42.86%) IPv4
7 6 (42.86%) IPv6
7 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
7 6 (42.86%) FTP
7 6 (42.86%) DDoS Mitigation
8 5 (35.71%) ITIL
8 5 (35.71%) Linux
9 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (28.57%) DHCP
9 4 (28.57%) CCNA
9 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (28.57%) Red Hat

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 1 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon S3
1 1 (7.14%) AWS OpsWorks
1 1 (7.14%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) Firewall
1 12 (85.71%) LAN
1 12 (85.71%) WAN
2 11 (78.57%) BGP
2 11 (78.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (71.43%) DNS
3 10 (71.43%) VPN
4 9 (64.29%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (64.29%) OSPF
5 8 (57.14%) Internet
5 8 (57.14%) MPLS
6 7 (50.00%) IPsec
7 6 (42.86%) FTP
7 6 (42.86%) IPv4
7 6 (42.86%) IPv6
7 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
8 4 (28.57%) DHCP
9 3 (21.43%) EIGRP
9 3 (21.43%) IGRP
9 3 (21.43%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon Redshift
General
1 1 (7.14%) Advertising
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Network Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Network Support
3 3 (21.43%) Network Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Network Support
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Network Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Network Systems Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Support
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Chief Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Chief Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) J2EE
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Data Centre
1 9 (64.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (7.14%) CMDB
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) DDoS Mitigation
2 5 (35.71%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Network Design
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) Network Management
4 1 (7.14%) Network Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) CCNA
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (21.43%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (21.43%) vSphere
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) CheckPoint
1 12 (85.71%) Cisco
2 9 (64.29%) F5
3 8 (57.14%) Juniper
4 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
5 3 (21.43%) VMware
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds