The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Balancing
UK / Scotland
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 124 146
Rank change year-on-year -8 +22  
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 10 33 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.43% 1.11% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 1.23% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 11
Median salary £53,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.50% +14.28%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2136 2681 2768
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.32% 90.48% 89.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1331 1732 1672
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £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 Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Load Balancing
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Load Balancing in Scotland

Load Balancing
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 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
Glasgow -1 5 - - 1
Edinburgh -2 4 £51,750 +8.94% 3
Perth and Kinross - 1 £53,000 - 1
Load Balancing
UK

For the 6 months to 30 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 12 (66.67%) Firewall
2 10 (55.56%) DNS
3 9 (50.00%) Cisco
3 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (44.44%) Windows
5 7 (38.89%) LAN
6 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 6 (33.33%) CCNP
6 6 (33.33%) VMware
6 6 (33.33%) F5
6 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
7 5 (27.78%) Network Security
7 5 (27.78%) SAN
7 5 (27.78%) SQL
7 5 (27.78%) WAN
8 4 (22.22%) DHCP
8 4 (22.22%) ITIL
8 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
8 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
8 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (22.22%) Internet
8 4 (22.22%) Fortinet
8 4 (22.22%) Network Management
8 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
9 3 (16.67%) VSAN
9 3 (16.67%) Zerto
9 3 (16.67%) NetScaler
9 3 (16.67%) VMware ESXi

Load Balancing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (11.11%) Skype for Business
3 1 (5.56%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) Firewall
2 10 (55.56%) DNS
3 7 (38.89%) LAN
4 5 (27.78%) Network Security
4 5 (27.78%) SAN
4 5 (27.78%) WAN
5 4 (22.22%) DHCP
5 4 (22.22%) Internet
6 3 (16.67%) NAS
6 3 (16.67%) NetScaler
6 3 (16.67%) VSAN
7 2 (11.11%) BGP
7 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (11.11%) OSPF
7 2 (11.11%) SSL
8 1 (5.56%) HTTP
8 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
8 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Middleware Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Applications Support
5 2 (11.11%) Applications Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Information Security Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Security Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Server Support
6 1 (5.56%) Server Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Middleware
1 3 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 2 (11.11%) PKI
2 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (16.67%) Linux
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.11%) Unix
6 1 (5.56%) AIX
6 1 (5.56%) HPUX
6 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL
1 4 (22.22%) Network Management
2 3 (16.67%) Change Control
2 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (11.11%) Coaching
3 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.11%) Line Management
3 2 (11.11%) Network Design
3 2 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Converged Infrastructure
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps
4 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.56%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.56%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) CCNP
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.11%) CCIE
2 2 (11.11%) CCNA
2 2 (11.11%) CCSE
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (5.56%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
3 3 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Ansible
1 1 (5.56%) Iperf
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Cisco
2 6 (33.33%) F5
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
3 4 (22.22%) Fortinet
4 3 (16.67%) Citrix
4 3 (16.67%) CommVault
4 3 (16.67%) IBM
4 3 (16.67%) Juniper
4 3 (16.67%) NetApp
4 3 (16.67%) Veeam
4 3 (16.67%) Zerto
5 2 (11.11%) Blue Coat
5 2 (11.11%) HP
6 1 (5.56%) Guidewire
6 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
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