Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Balancing
England > South West
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 302 257 300
Rank change year-on-year -45 +43 +16
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 35 89 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.34% 0.81% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.92% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 30 69 44
South West median annual salary £42,000 £45,000 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +22.45% -26.50%
10th Percentile £36,025 £24,220 £25,750
90th Percentile £62,875 £63,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +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 the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9265 9722 10568
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 89.53% 88.81% 88.79%
Number of salaries quoted 7634 8094 8868
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,075
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Load Balancing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Load Balancing in the South West

Load Balancing
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Load Balancing in the South West

Load Balancing
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Load Balancing in the South West over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Load Balancing in the South West

Load Balancing
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the South West region over the 6 months to 17 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
Gloucestershire +20 11 £37,250 -1.97%
Wiltshire -9 9 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Bristol -33 8 £58,500 +14.15%
Dorset -5 5 £42,000 -30.00%
Somerset -16 2 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Load Balancing
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 South West region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 21 (60.00%) Firewall
2 20 (57.14%) VPN
3 19 (54.29%) Cisco
4 17 (48.57%) WAN
5 16 (45.71%) TCP/IP
5 16 (45.71%) Windows
5 16 (45.71%) LAN
5 16 (45.71%) Wi-Fi
6 14 (40.00%) DNS
6 14 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
7 13 (37.14%) Data Centre
7 13 (37.14%) Windows Server
7 13 (37.14%) Active Directory
8 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
9 10 (28.57%) DHCP
9 10 (28.57%) Linux
10 9 (25.71%) Change Management
10 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (25.71%) F5
11 8 (22.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 8 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (22.86%) Avaya
12 7 (20.00%) HP
12 7 (20.00%) Citrix
12 7 (20.00%) IPv4
12 7 (20.00%) IPv6
12 7 (20.00%) Web Services
12 7 (20.00%) Python
12 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
12 7 (20.00%) Configuration Management

Load Balancing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (8.57%) Apache
2 2 (5.71%) Confluence
2 2 (5.71%) IIS
2 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.86%) Apache Qpid
3 1 (2.86%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.86%) JBoss
3 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.86%) Tuxedo
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.86%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (22.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (8.57%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (8.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 3 (8.57%) Amazon S3
3 3 (8.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 3 (8.57%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (8.57%) Route 53
3 3 (8.57%) Serverless
4 2 (5.71%) OpenShift
5 1 (2.86%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (2.86%) IaaS
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.86%) Office 365
5 1 (2.86%) PaaS
5 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (60.00%) Firewall
2 20 (57.14%) VPN
3 17 (48.57%) WAN
4 16 (45.71%) LAN
4 16 (45.71%) TCP/IP
4 16 (45.71%) Wi-Fi
5 14 (40.00%) DNS
6 10 (28.57%) DHCP
7 7 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (20.00%) IPv4
7 7 (20.00%) IPv6
7 7 (20.00%) NetScaler
8 6 (17.14%) MPLS
9 5 (14.29%) Wireless
10 4 (11.43%) BGP
10 4 (11.43%) Cisco IPT
10 4 (11.43%) HTTP
10 4 (11.43%) IP Telephony
10 4 (11.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (8.57%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (8.57%) MongoDB
2 3 (8.57%) MySQL
2 3 (8.57%) NoSQL
2 3 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.86%) Big Data
4 1 (2.86%) HBase
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.86%) Redis
4 1 (2.86%) Riak
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (8.57%) JIRA
3 3 (8.57%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (8.57%) Vagrant
4 2 (5.71%) Artifactory
4 2 (5.71%) GitLab
4 2 (5.71%) SonarQube
5 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Advertising
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) Network Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Developer
4 2 (5.71%) IP Network Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) LAN Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Network Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Senior IP Network Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Senior LAN/WAN Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Site Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) WAN Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Data Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Database Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Data Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.86%) TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (5.71%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (5.71%) Middleware
2 2 (5.71%) REST
3 1 (2.86%) .NET
3 1 (2.86%) Ajax
3 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.86%) Apache Camel
3 1 (2.86%) CSS3
3 1 (2.86%) HTML5
3 1 (2.86%) jQuery
3 1 (2.86%) JSON
3 1 (2.86%) Kafka
3 1 (2.86%) LAMP
3 1 (2.86%) Memcached
3 1 (2.86%) Rendezvous
3 1 (2.86%) RESTful
3 1 (2.86%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.86%) XHR
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.43%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.71%) CESG
3 2 (5.71%) CMDB
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Social Media
4 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (45.71%) Windows
2 13 (37.14%) Windows Server
3 10 (28.57%) Linux
4 6 (17.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (14.29%) CentOS
5 5 (14.29%) Unix
6 3 (8.57%) CoreOS
7 2 (5.71%) Debian
7 2 (5.71%) Solaris
7 2 (5.71%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.86%) VMS
8 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (25.71%) Change Management
2 7 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (17.14%) Security Hardening
4 5 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (14.29%) DevOps
4 5 (14.29%) IT Strategy
4 5 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (11.43%) Network Management
5 4 (11.43%) Open Source
5 4 (11.43%) Waterfall
6 3 (8.57%) Auto-Scaling
6 3 (8.57%) Business Continuity
6 3 (8.57%) Capacity Management
6 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
6 3 (8.57%) Line Management
6 3 (8.57%) Migration
6 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 7 (20.00%) Python
2 6 (17.14%) SQL
3 4 (11.43%) Java
3 4 (11.43%) PHP
3 4 (11.43%) PL/SQL
3 4 (11.43%) Ruby
4 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.71%) Go
6 1 (2.86%) C#
6 1 (2.86%) GraphQL
6 1 (2.86%) Perl
6 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (17.14%) CCNP
3 3 (8.57%) CCIE
3 3 (8.57%) Degree
4 2 (5.71%) CCNA
4 2 (5.71%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (2.86%) CCMSE
5 1 (2.86%) CCSA
5 1 (2.86%) CCSE
5 1 (2.86%) CCSP
5 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) JNCIA
5 1 (2.86%) JNCIE
5 1 (2.86%) MCITP
5 1 (2.86%) MCTS
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (37.14%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.00%) Docker
3 3 (8.57%) VirtualBox
4 2 (5.71%) GlusterFS
5 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Ansible
1 4 (11.43%) Cisco Prime
1 4 (11.43%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (8.57%) Nagios
2 3 (8.57%) Puppet
3 2 (5.71%) Kubernetes
3 2 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.71%) OSSEC
3 2 (5.71%) Terraform
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.86%) OpenView
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (2.86%) SCCM
4 1 (2.86%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) Cisco
2 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
3 9 (25.71%) F5
4 8 (22.86%) Avaya
5 7 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 7 (20.00%) Citrix
5 7 (20.00%) HP
6 6 (17.14%) Aruba
6 6 (17.14%) Sophos
7 5 (14.29%) Blue Coat
7 5 (14.29%) IBM
7 5 (14.29%) Oracle
8 4 (11.43%) IronPort
8 4 (11.43%) Juniper
8 4 (11.43%) Red Hat
8 4 (11.43%) SolarWinds
9 2 (5.71%) Meraki
9 2 (5.71%) New Relic
9 2 (5.71%) Palo Alto
9 2 (5.71%) VMware