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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Balancing
England / South West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 218 202 218
Rank change year-on-year -16 +16  
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 11 56 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.22% 0.95% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 1.08% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 7 33 23
Median salary £45,000 £46,150 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.49% +31.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,000 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £56,200 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year -5.00% +8.10%  

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 the South West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4554 5202 5326
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 90.05% 88.67% 87.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3753 4250 4437
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 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
Gloucestershire +7 4 £48,750 -7.14% 1
Wiltshire +4 3 £45,000 -5.26%
Bristol -5 2 £40,000 -6.97% 1
Devon -4 1 £32,500 -
Cornwall - 1 - -
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 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 South West region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 28 (62.22%) Firewall
2 24 (53.33%) Active Directory
3 23 (51.11%) Cisco
4 19 (42.22%) Microsoft
4 19 (42.22%) Windows
4 19 (42.22%) Amazon AWS
5 18 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (37.78%) High Availability
7 16 (35.56%) DNS
7 16 (35.56%) Windows Server
8 15 (33.33%) Finance
9 14 (31.11%) VMware
9 14 (31.11%) CCNA
10 13 (28.89%) Linux
10 13 (28.89%) Mentoring
11 12 (26.67%) ITIL
11 12 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (24.44%) Juniper
12 11 (24.44%) MCSE
12 11 (24.44%) DevOps
12 11 (24.44%) Data Centre
13 10 (22.22%) Mobile Device Management
13 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
13 10 (22.22%) IIS
13 10 (22.22%) VPN
13 10 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
14 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (20.00%) DHCP
14 9 (20.00%) WAN

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 10 (22.22%) IIS
2 8 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (17.78%) MS Exchange
3 7 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (15.56%) JBoss
3 7 (15.56%) Tomcat
4 6 (13.33%) Apache
4 6 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (8.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (6.67%) Skype for Business
7 1 (2.22%) Apache Pig
7 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (42.22%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (15.56%) IaaS
4 6 (13.33%) PaaS
4 6 (13.33%) SaaS
5 5 (11.11%) Office 365
6 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
6 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.22%) G Suite
6 1 (2.22%) Google App Engine
6 1 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.22%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (2.22%) Route 53
6 1 (2.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (62.22%) Firewall
2 16 (35.56%) DNS
3 10 (22.22%) VPN
4 9 (20.00%) DHCP
4 9 (20.00%) WAN
5 8 (17.78%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (15.56%) Ethernet
6 7 (15.56%) LAN
6 7 (15.56%) OSPF
6 7 (15.56%) SAN
7 6 (13.33%) BGP
8 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
9 4 (8.89%) Cisco PIX
9 4 (8.89%) FTP
9 4 (8.89%) MPLS
9 4 (8.89%) NetScreen
9 4 (8.89%) POP3
9 4 (8.89%) SMTP
10 3 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) Big Data
2 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.22%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.22%) BigQuery
3 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.22%) HBase
3 1 (2.22%) MySQL
3 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.22%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Electronics
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Analyst
2 9 (20.00%) Architect
3 8 (17.78%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (15.56%) Cloud Architect
4 7 (15.56%) Solutions Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (11.11%) Network Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) IT Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Messaging Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Server Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Team Leader
9 2 (4.44%) Cisco Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Consultant
9 2 (4.44%) Development Manager
9 2 (4.44%) IT Consultant
9 2 (4.44%) Software Development Manager
9 2 (4.44%) Software Manager
9 2 (4.44%) Technical Consultant
10 1 (2.22%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) Middleware
2 4 (8.89%) .NET
2 4 (8.89%) Web Services
3 2 (4.44%) CSS
3 2 (4.44%) HTML
4 1 (2.22%) Google Maps API
4 1 (2.22%) jQuery
4 1 (2.22%) OAuth
4 1 (2.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Data Centre
2 9 (20.00%) Clustering
3 6 (13.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (13.33%) Public Cloud
3 6 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (8.89%) Blackberry
4 4 (8.89%) Replication
5 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (42.22%) Windows
2 16 (35.56%) Windows Server
3 13 (28.89%) Linux
4 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (17.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.44%) Android
7 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
7 2 (4.44%) Unix
8 1 (2.22%) AIX
8 1 (2.22%) CentOS
8 1 (2.22%) Fedora
8 1 (2.22%) Solaris
8 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) High Availability
2 13 (28.89%) Mentoring
3 12 (26.67%) ITIL
4 11 (24.44%) DevOps
5 10 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (22.22%) Mobile Device Management
6 7 (15.56%) Line Management
7 6 (13.33%) Identity Management
7 6 (13.33%) IT Strategy
7 6 (13.33%) ITIL V3
7 6 (13.33%) PRINCE2
7 6 (13.33%) Service Delivery
7 6 (13.33%) TOGAF
7 6 (13.33%) Wealth Management
8 5 (11.11%) Open Source
8 5 (11.11%) Problem Management
9 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (8.89%) Data Management
9 4 (8.89%) Network Design
9 4 (8.89%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) Java
1 4 (8.89%) PowerShell
1 4 (8.89%) Python
2 3 (6.67%) C#
2 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (6.67%) Perl
3 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.44%) Ruby
4 1 (2.22%) AWK
4 1 (2.22%) C
4 1 (2.22%) Lisp
4 1 (2.22%) PHP
4 1 (2.22%) Scala
4 1 (2.22%) sed
Qualifications
1 18 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (31.11%) CCNA
3 12 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (24.44%) MCSE
5 9 (20.00%) CCNP
6 8 (17.78%) Degree
7 6 (13.33%) EMC Certification
8 5 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (8.89%) MCITP
9 4 (8.89%) MCP
9 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
10 3 (6.67%) CCIE
10 3 (6.67%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (4.44%) DV Cleared
12 1 (2.22%) MCSA
12 1 (2.22%) MCTS
12 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) SLA
2 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 12 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.67%) Terminal Services
3 3 (6.67%) vSphere
4 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.22%) Docker
5 1 (2.22%) HDFS
5 1 (2.22%) iptables
5 1 (2.22%) KVM
5 1 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) AirWatch
2 5 (11.11%) FortiGate
2 5 (11.11%) OpenView
3 4 (8.89%) Backup Exec
3 4 (8.89%) HP SIM
3 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (8.89%) SCOM
4 3 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (6.67%) Puppet
5 2 (4.44%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (4.44%) SCCM
6 1 (2.22%) Ansible
6 1 (2.22%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (2.22%) Ganglia
6 1 (2.22%) Nagios
6 1 (2.22%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.22%) Netcool
6 1 (2.22%) Salt
Vendors
1 23 (51.11%) Cisco
2 19 (42.22%) Microsoft
3 14 (31.11%) VMware
4 11 (24.44%) Juniper
5 8 (17.78%) HP
6 7 (15.56%) F5
6 7 (15.56%) Oracle
7 6 (13.33%) Citrix
7 6 (13.33%) EMC
7 6 (13.33%) IBM
7 6 (13.33%) Software AG
8 4 (8.89%) Radware
9 3 (6.67%) Dell
9 3 (6.67%) Red Hat
9 3 (6.67%) SonicWALL
9 3 (6.67%) Symantec
9 3 (6.67%) Veeam
9 3 (6.67%) Veritas
9 3 (6.67%) WatchGuard
9 3 (6.67%) ZyXEL
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