Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Balancing
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 182 232
Rank change year-on-year +5 +50 +2
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 46 34 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.82% 0.65% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.72% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 26 22 4
Scotland median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% +3.23% -13.89%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £33,625
90th Percentile £58,125 £59,375 £46,525
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -

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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5097 4751 5852
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 90.82% 91.40% 90.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3246 2882 3705
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

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

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Edinburgh -2 24 £44,500 +11.25%
Glasgow -16 9 £51,250 +2.50%
Fife - 5 £40,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 4 £43,000 -
Dundee - 3 £43,500 -
Aberdeen - 2 £43,500 -
Load Balancing
UK

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 Scotland region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 33 (71.74%) Firewall
2 25 (54.35%) Windows
3 23 (50.00%) VMware
3 23 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (39.13%) Active Directory
5 17 (36.96%) Linux
5 17 (36.96%) Windows Server
6 16 (34.78%) ITIL
6 16 (34.78%) LAN
7 15 (32.61%) DNS
8 14 (30.43%) Cisco
8 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
9 12 (26.09%) Finance
10 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Azure
10 11 (23.91%) CheckPoint
10 11 (23.91%) WAN
10 11 (23.91%) IIS
10 11 (23.91%) SQL
10 11 (23.91%) F5
11 10 (21.74%) Data Centre
11 10 (21.74%) DevOps
11 10 (21.74%) VPN
11 10 (21.74%) SAN
11 10 (21.74%) Hyper-V
12 9 (19.57%) Security Cleared
12 9 (19.57%) SCCM
12 9 (19.57%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (19.57%) BGP
12 9 (19.57%) CCNP
12 9 (19.57%) VoIP

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 11 (23.91%) IIS
2 7 (15.22%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.35%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.17%) Apache
4 1 (2.17%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.17%) JBoss
4 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (15.22%) Office 365
3 5 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (71.74%) Firewall
2 16 (34.78%) LAN
3 15 (32.61%) DNS
4 11 (23.91%) WAN
5 10 (21.74%) SAN
5 10 (21.74%) VPN
6 9 (19.57%) BGP
6 9 (19.57%) VoIP
7 8 (17.39%) DHCP
8 7 (15.22%) BIG-IP
9 6 (13.04%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (13.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 6 (13.04%) Internet
9 6 (13.04%) NX-OS
9 6 (13.04%) OSPF
10 5 (10.87%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 5 (10.87%) Unified Communications
11 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
12 3 (6.52%) Ethernet
12 3 (6.52%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.17%) Big Data
3 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.17%) HBase
3 1 (2.17%) Impala
3 1 (2.17%) MySQL
3 1 (2.17%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.70%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.52%) GoCD
3 3 (6.52%) TeamCity
4 2 (4.35%) JIRA
5 1 (2.17%) Maven
5 1 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.17%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (26.09%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Back Office
3 2 (4.35%) Law
4 1 (2.17%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Legal
4 1 (2.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (30.43%) Network Engineer
2 12 (26.09%) Administrator
3 9 (19.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (19.57%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (10.87%) IT Administrator
6 5 (10.87%) IT Systems Administrator
6 5 (10.87%) Team Leader
6 5 (10.87%) Virtualisation Administrator
7 2 (4.35%) Head of Infrastructure
7 2 (4.35%) Network Support
7 2 (4.35%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Network Support
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Network Support Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Support Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) SharePoint Administrator
7 2 (4.35%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Architect
8 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) Web Services
2 3 (6.52%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (6.52%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.17%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (4.35%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.35%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.17%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (54.35%) Windows
2 17 (36.96%) Linux
2 17 (36.96%) Windows Server
3 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.52%) Unix
6 1 (2.17%) CentOS
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) ITIL
2 10 (21.74%) DevOps
3 8 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (13.04%) Migration
5 5 (10.87%) Change Control
5 5 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (10.87%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (10.87%) Identity Management
6 4 (8.70%) Change Management
6 4 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (6.52%) Information Security
7 3 (6.52%) Network Design
7 3 (6.52%) Open Source
8 2 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.35%) BCP
8 2 (4.35%) Information Security Management
8 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.35%) Network Management
8 2 (4.35%) Security Management
8 2 (4.35%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.91%) SQL
2 7 (15.22%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.35%) Java
3 2 (4.35%) Python
4 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.17%) Perl
4 1 (2.17%) Ruby
4 1 (2.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) CCNP
1 9 (19.57%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (19.57%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.70%) CCDP
4 2 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (4.35%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (4.35%) Degree
4 2 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (4.35%) JNCIP
5 1 (2.17%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) SLA
2 2 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (39.13%) Active Directory
3 10 (21.74%) Hyper-V
4 5 (10.87%) Xen
5 2 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.17%) Docker
6 1 (2.17%) Firmware
6 1 (2.17%) HDFS
6 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.17%) vSphere
6 1 (2.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (19.57%) SCCM
2 7 (15.22%) Ansible
2 7 (15.22%) SCOM
3 3 (6.52%) Graphite
3 3 (6.52%) HAProxy
3 3 (6.52%) Icinga
4 2 (4.35%) Iperf
4 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.17%) Capistrano
5 1 (2.17%) Nagios
5 1 (2.17%) Oozie
5 1 (2.17%) Puppet
5 1 (2.17%) Rundeck
5 1 (2.17%) WSUS
5 1 (2.17%) yum
Vendors
1 23 (50.00%) VMware
2 14 (30.43%) Cisco
2 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 11 (23.91%) CheckPoint
3 11 (23.91%) F5
4 8 (17.39%) Citrix
5 6 (13.04%) Fortinet
6 4 (8.70%) Dell
7 2 (4.35%) Juniper
8 1 (2.17%) Avaya
8 1 (2.17%) BT
8 1 (2.17%) Cloudera
8 1 (2.17%) EMC
8 1 (2.17%) HP
8 1 (2.17%) Infoblox
8 1 (2.17%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.17%) Perforce
8 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.17%) Tableau