Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Balancing
South East > Kent
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 - 145
Rank change year-on-year - +145 -1
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 27 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.11% - 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% - 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 27 0 3
Kent median annual salary £49,000 - £47,500
10th Percentile £46,250 - £43,750
90th Percentile £52,700 - £59,250
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +9.38%

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 Kent with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,132 1,468 1,895
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 88.30% 90.51% 88.43%
Number of salaries quoted 969 1,225 1,699
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.94% -4.71%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Load Balancing in Kent

Load Balancing
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Load Balancing in Kent

Load Balancing
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Load Balancing in Kent over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Load Balancing in Kent

Load Balancing
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the Kent region over the 6 months to 20 January 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
West Malling - 22 £49,000 - 1
Load Balancing
South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Kent region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 27 (100.00%) Cisco
1 27 (100.00%) MPLS
2 25 (92.59%) Firewall
3 24 (88.89%) CCIE
3 24 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (88.89%) WAN
3 24 (88.89%) F5
4 23 (85.19%) VPN
4 23 (85.19%) CCNP
4 23 (85.19%) CCNA
5 22 (81.48%) CheckPoint
5 22 (81.48%) VLAN
6 21 (77.78%) Change Management
7 20 (74.07%) ITIL
7 20 (74.07%) SolarWinds
8 19 (70.37%) Cisco ASA
9 18 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
10 16 (59.26%) Palo Alto
11 14 (51.85%) Cisco PIX
12 12 (44.44%) Network Architecture
13 8 (29.63%) Juniper
14 5 (18.52%) Cisco Nexus
15 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
16 3 (11.11%) Driving Licence
16 3 (11.11%) IPsec
16 3 (11.11%) OSPF
16 3 (11.11%) LAN
17 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
17 2 (7.41%) Avaya
17 2 (7.41%) WLAN

Load Balancing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 2 (7.41%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (100.00%) MPLS
2 25 (92.59%) Firewall
3 24 (88.89%) WAN
4 23 (85.19%) VPN
5 22 (81.48%) VLAN
6 19 (70.37%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (51.85%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (18.52%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (11.11%) IPsec
9 3 (11.11%) LAN
9 3 (11.11%) OSPF
10 2 (7.41%) BGP
10 2 (7.41%) EIGRP
10 2 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (7.41%) NetScaler
10 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
10 2 (7.41%) VPLS
10 2 (7.41%) VRRP
10 2 (7.41%) Wireless
10 2 (7.41%) WLAN
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) Deployment Engineer
2 20 (74.07%) Network Engineer
3 16 (59.26%) Network Deployment Engineer
4 15 (55.56%) WAN Engineer
5 12 (44.44%) Cisco Engineer
6 10 (37.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (18.52%) Firewall Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Lead Network Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Technical Design Authority
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.11%) Driving Licence
3 2 (7.41%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (77.78%) Change Management
2 20 (74.07%) ITIL
3 18 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
4 12 (44.44%) Network Architecture
5 2 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (7.41%) Data Security
5 2 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (7.41%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
5 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
5 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.41%) Service Management
5 2 (7.41%) Time Management
5 2 (7.41%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 24 (88.89%) CCIE
1 24 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (85.19%) CCNA
2 23 (85.19%) CCNP
3 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) CCDA
4 1 (3.70%) CCDP
4 1 (3.70%) CCSA
4 1 (3.70%) CCSE
4 1 (3.70%) HNC
4 1 (3.70%) HND
4 1 (3.70%) JNCIE
4 1 (3.70%) JNCIP
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Cisco
2 24 (88.89%) F5
3 22 (81.48%) CheckPoint
4 20 (74.07%) SolarWinds
5 16 (59.26%) Palo Alto
6 8 (29.63%) Juniper
7 2 (7.41%) Avaya
7 2 (7.41%) Blue Coat
7 2 (7.41%) Citrix
7 2 (7.41%) Forcepoint
8 1 (3.70%) Aruba