Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Balancing
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 162 133
Rank change year-on-year +40 -29 +46
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 29 33 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.24% 0.95% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 1.08% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 25 35 61
Reading median annual salary £57,500 £67,500 £61,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.81% +9.76% +11.82%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £90,000 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £57,500 £62,500 £61,500
% change year-on-year -8.00% +1.63% +17.14%

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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1989 3069 3981
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 85.07% 88.14% 86.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1597 2248 3106
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% -2.04%
10th Percentile £28,750 £29,350 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Load Balancing in Reading

Load Balancing
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Load Balancing in Reading

Load Balancing
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Load Balancing in Reading over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Load Balancing in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Reading region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 19 (65.52%) Cisco
1 19 (65.52%) Juniper
1 19 (65.52%) Firewall
2 18 (62.07%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (62.07%) CCNP
3 17 (58.62%) WAN
4 16 (55.17%) MPLS
4 16 (55.17%) OSPF
5 15 (51.72%) F5
6 14 (48.28%) BGP
6 14 (48.28%) Perl
6 14 (48.28%) Python
7 13 (44.83%) CheckPoint
7 13 (44.83%) VMware
7 13 (44.83%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (41.38%) Network Security
9 11 (37.93%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (34.48%) tcpdump
10 10 (34.48%) Network Monitoring
10 10 (34.48%) Incident Management
10 10 (34.48%) NetScout
10 10 (34.48%) Wireshark
10 10 (34.48%) Linux
10 10 (34.48%) TCP/IP
11 9 (31.03%) DNS
11 9 (31.03%) DHCP
11 9 (31.03%) SQL
11 9 (31.03%) Red Hat
11 9 (31.03%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (31.03%) Docker

Load Balancing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 9 (31.03%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (17.24%) OpenStack
3 2 (6.90%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 9 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (31.03%) SaaS
2 8 (27.59%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.45%) Route 53
4 1 (3.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (65.52%) Firewall
2 17 (58.62%) WAN
3 16 (55.17%) MPLS
3 16 (55.17%) OSPF
4 14 (48.28%) BGP
5 13 (44.83%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (41.38%) Network Security
7 10 (34.48%) TCP/IP
7 10 (34.48%) tcpdump
7 10 (34.48%) Wireshark
8 9 (31.03%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (31.03%) DHCP
8 9 (31.03%) DNS
9 6 (20.69%) IPsec
9 6 (20.69%) SSL
9 6 (20.69%) VPN
10 4 (13.79%) EIGRP
10 4 (13.79%) Ethernet
10 4 (13.79%) IPv4
10 4 (13.79%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) Redis
2 7 (24.14%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.90%) InfluxDB
3 2 (6.90%) MySQL
3 2 (6.90%) SQLite
General
1 1 (3.45%) Banking
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
1 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Network Engineer
2 13 (44.83%) Network Support
2 13 (44.83%) Network Support Engineer
2 13 (44.83%) Support Engineer
3 10 (34.48%) Network Security Engineer
3 10 (34.48%) Security Engineer
4 9 (31.03%) Security Support Engineer
4 9 (31.03%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Network Support
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Support Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Architect
6 3 (10.34%) Network Architect
7 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Cisco Architect
7 2 (6.90%) Cisco Network Architect
7 2 (6.90%) Network Technical Architect
7 2 (6.90%) Technical Architect
7 2 (6.90%) Technical Design Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Linux
2 9 (31.03%) CentOS
2 9 (31.03%) Ubuntu
3 4 (13.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Incident Management
1 10 (34.48%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (20.69%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (10.34%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (10.34%) DevOps
4 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.90%) Network Design
4 2 (6.90%) Open Source
4 2 (6.90%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (3.45%) Auto-Scaling
5 1 (3.45%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.45%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) Perl
1 14 (48.28%) Python
2 9 (31.03%) Bash Shell
2 9 (31.03%) SQL
3 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (62.07%) CCNP
1 18 (62.07%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (20.69%) CCIE
2 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
3 4 (13.79%) CCSP
3 4 (13.79%) JNCIA
3 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.90%) CCDA
4 2 (6.90%) CCDP
4 2 (6.90%) CCNA
4 2 (6.90%) JNCIE
4 2 (6.90%) JNCIP
5 1 (3.45%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (37.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (31.03%) Docker
3 5 (17.24%) vSphere
4 2 (6.90%) KVM
4 2 (6.90%) VirtualBox
4 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Kubernetes
2 4 (13.79%) Ansible
2 4 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (13.79%) Puppet
3 2 (6.90%) Graphite
3 2 (6.90%) Riemann
4 1 (3.45%) Grafana
Vendors
1 19 (65.52%) Cisco
1 19 (65.52%) Juniper
2 15 (51.72%) F5
3 13 (44.83%) CheckPoint
3 13 (44.83%) VMware
4 10 (34.48%) NetScout
5 9 (31.03%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.90%) Avaya
6 2 (6.90%) Palo Alto
6 2 (6.90%) Rackspace
6 2 (6.90%) SaltStack
7 1 (3.45%) Splunk