Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Balancing
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 114 128
Rank change year-on-year +7 +14 -8
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 24 18 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.20% 0.93% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 1.01% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 22 17 18
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +26.58% -7.06%
10th Percentile £24,270 £31,150 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,326 £57,946 £46,125
UK median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% -9.09% +4.76%

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 Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,780 1,783 2,380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 89.04% 92.43% 90.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,440 1,536 2,020
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Load Balancing in Wales

Load Balancing
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Load Balancing in Wales

Load Balancing
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Load Balancing in Wales over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Load Balancing in Wales

Load Balancing
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the Wales region over the 6 months to 21 October 2018. 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
South Wales -1 15 £45,000 +27.66% 1
West Wales +12 8 £49,500 -1.00%
North Wales - 1 - -
Load Balancing
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT jobs citing Load Balancing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 13 (54.17%) Linux
1 13 (54.17%) Cisco
2 12 (50.00%) WAN
2 12 (50.00%) Firewall
3 11 (45.83%) DNS
4 10 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (37.50%) LAN
6 8 (33.33%) VMware
6 8 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (29.17%) DevOps
7 7 (29.17%) VPN
8 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 6 (25.00%) Windows
8 6 (25.00%) SQL
8 6 (25.00%) MySQL
8 6 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (25.00%) SAN
8 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
8 6 (25.00%) Shell Script
8 6 (25.00%) Clustering
8 6 (25.00%) Finance
8 6 (25.00%) Subversion
8 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
8 6 (25.00%) CentOS
8 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
8 6 (25.00%) Bash Shell
8 6 (25.00%) F5
8 6 (25.00%) High Availability

Load Balancing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 5 (20.83%) WordPress
2 4 (16.67%) IIS
3 3 (12.50%) Apache Solr
3 3 (12.50%) CMS
3 3 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 2 (8.33%) OpenStack
5 1 (4.17%) Apache
5 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
5 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (20.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 4 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (4.17%) Amazon S3
4 1 (4.17%) G Suite
4 1 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (4.17%) Mimecast
4 1 (4.17%) Office 365
4 1 (4.17%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) Firewall
1 12 (50.00%) WAN
2 11 (45.83%) DNS
3 9 (37.50%) LAN
4 7 (29.17%) VPN
5 6 (25.00%) SAN
5 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 5 (20.83%) BGP
6 5 (20.83%) DHCP
6 5 (20.83%) IPsec
6 5 (20.83%) MPLS
6 5 (20.83%) OSPF
7 4 (16.67%) VLAN
8 3 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (12.50%) NetScaler
8 3 (12.50%) RIP
8 3 (12.50%) VoIP
8 3 (12.50%) Wireshark
9 2 (8.33%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) MySQL
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (4.17%) MS Access
4 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Back Office
3 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Lead DevOps
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
5 3 (12.50%) AWS Infrastructure Lead
5 3 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) VoIP Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Network Security Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) LAMP
2 3 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Clustering
2 4 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (16.67%) Replication
3 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.33%) PKI
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) Linux
2 6 (25.00%) CentOS
2 6 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (12.50%) Debian
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.33%) SUSE
5 1 (4.17%) CatOS
5 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.17%) Unix
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 7 (29.17%) DevOps
4 6 (25.00%) High Availability
4 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management
5 5 (20.83%) Content Management
5 5 (20.83%) Service Delivery
5 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
6 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 3 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (12.50%) CRM
7 3 (12.50%) Deployment Automation
7 3 (12.50%) Migration
7 3 (12.50%) Software Deployment
7 3 (12.50%) Statistics
7 3 (12.50%) WFM
7 3 (12.50%) Workflow
8 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (8.33%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 6 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) PHP
2 5 (20.83%) Python
3 3 (12.50%) Erlang
3 3 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (16.67%) CCNP
3 3 (12.50%) CCNA
4 2 (8.33%) CCIE
4 2 (8.33%) Degree
4 2 (8.33%) JNCIE
4 2 (8.33%) JNCIP
5 1 (4.17%) Master's Degree
5 1 (4.17%) MCSE
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (20.83%) Varnish
3 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (8.33%) Docker
4 2 (8.33%) KVM
4 2 (8.33%) Xen
5 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.17%) iptables
5 1 (4.17%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (20.83%) Puppet
1 5 (20.83%) ZABBIX
2 2 (8.33%) Ansible
2 2 (8.33%) Kubernetes
2 2 (8.33%) Salt
3 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.17%) QRadar
3 1 (4.17%) SCCM
3 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Cisco
2 8 (33.33%) VMware
3 6 (25.00%) F5
3 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 5 (20.83%) CheckPoint
4 5 (20.83%) Juniper
4 5 (20.83%) LogRhythm
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
5 4 (16.67%) Avaya
5 4 (16.67%) Citrix
5 4 (16.67%) Clearswift
5 4 (16.67%) McAfee
5 4 (16.67%) Nortel
5 4 (16.67%) ServiceNow
6 3 (12.50%) EMC
6 3 (12.50%) Nimble Storage
7 2 (8.33%) Brocade
7 2 (8.33%) SolarWinds
8 1 (4.17%) Palo Alto
8 1 (4.17%) Splunk