The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Load Balancing
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 94 102 90
Rank change year-on-year +8 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 4 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.48% 0.28% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.31% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 10
Median salary £48,750 £52,500 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +60.30%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £42,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £52,500 £38,950
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +8.69%  

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 767 966 907
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 91.86% 89.94% 89.18%
Number of salaries quoted 624 605 733
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,150 £34,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Load Balancing
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for Load Balancing in Gloucestershire

Load Balancing
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Load Balancing in Gloucestershire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Load Balancing in Gloucestershire

Load Balancing
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Gloucester - 2 £40,000 -
Cheltenham +10 1 £57,500 +9.52%
Cirencester - 1 - -
Load Balancing
South West

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 10 (83.33%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) BGP
3 5 (41.67%) OSPF
3 5 (41.67%) LAN
3 5 (41.67%) WAN
4 4 (33.33%) FTP
4 4 (33.33%) CCNP
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (33.33%) Juniper
4 4 (33.33%) Radware
4 4 (33.33%) NetScreen
4 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (33.33%) FortiGate
5 3 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (25.00%) Network Security
5 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) High Availability
5 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (25.00%) VMware
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (25.00%) HTTP
5 3 (25.00%) DNS
5 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
6 2 (16.67%) Python
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) Linux
6 2 (16.67%) Perl

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (8.33%) Office 365
3 1 (8.33%) Route 53
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) BGP
2 5 (41.67%) LAN
2 5 (41.67%) OSPF
2 5 (41.67%) WAN
3 4 (33.33%) FTP
3 4 (33.33%) NetScreen
4 3 (25.00%) DNS
4 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 3 (25.00%) HTTP
4 3 (25.00%) Network Security
4 3 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (16.67%) HTTPS
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (8.33%) Internet
6 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (8.33%) Multicast
6 1 (8.33%) VPN
6 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Analyst
1 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) IT Technician
2 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Network Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Network Specialist
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Senior IT Technician
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Technician
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Solaris
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (8.33%) DevOps
2 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (8.33%) Network Design
2 1 (8.33%) Patch Management
2 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (8.33%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Perl
1 2 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (8.33%) C
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CCNP
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) MCITP
4 1 (8.33%) MCP
4 1 (8.33%) MCSA
4 1 (8.33%) MCSE
4 1 (8.33%) MCTS
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) FortiGate
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (8.33%) Nagios
2 1 (8.33%) OpenView
2 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (8.33%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Juniper
1 4 (33.33%) Radware
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) F5
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (8.33%) SAP
4 1 (8.33%) Sophos