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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Balancing
UK / Wales
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 98 94
Rank change year-on-year +16 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 8 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.80% 0.16% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.19% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 13
Median salary £37,500 £31,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.96% -8.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £31,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £31,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% -  

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 Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 906 1080 1233
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 91.15% 84.18% 85.92%
Number of salaries quoted 779 929 1004
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 June 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
South Wales +26 7 £37,500 +20.96%
Mid Wales - 1 - -
Load Balancing
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Wales region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 21 (87.50%) Cisco
1 21 (87.50%) Firewall
2 18 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 16 (66.67%) WAN
4 15 (62.50%) F5
5 14 (58.33%) BGP
5 14 (58.33%) Juniper
6 13 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (54.17%) LAN
6 13 (54.17%) VPN
6 13 (54.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 12 (50.00%) CCNP
7 12 (50.00%) CCNA
8 11 (45.83%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (45.83%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (41.67%) OSPF
9 10 (41.67%) DNS
10 9 (37.50%) MPLS
10 9 (37.50%) IPsec
10 9 (37.50%) Data Centre
11 8 (33.33%) Internet
11 8 (33.33%) ITIL
12 7 (29.17%) Migration
13 6 (25.00%) Service Delivery
13 6 (25.00%) FTP
13 6 (25.00%) McAfee
13 6 (25.00%) IPv4
13 6 (25.00%) IPv6
13 6 (25.00%) Nortel
13 6 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

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 1 (4.17%) Apache
1 1 (4.17%) Documentum
1 1 (4.17%) FileNet
1 1 (4.17%) IIS
1 1 (4.17%) JBoss
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.17%) AWS OpsWorks
1 1 (4.17%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 21 (87.50%) Firewall
2 16 (66.67%) WAN
3 14 (58.33%) BGP
4 13 (54.17%) LAN
4 13 (54.17%) VPN
5 11 (45.83%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (45.83%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (41.67%) DNS
6 10 (41.67%) OSPF
7 9 (37.50%) IPsec
7 9 (37.50%) MPLS
8 8 (33.33%) Internet
9 6 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 6 (25.00%) FTP
9 6 (25.00%) IPv4
9 6 (25.00%) IPv6
10 5 (20.83%) EIGRP
10 5 (20.83%) HSRP
10 5 (20.83%) Junos
10 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
1 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Advertising
2 1 (4.17%) Games
2 1 (4.17%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Network Support
3 4 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Network Support
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Chief Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Documentum Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Junior Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Junior Java Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (4.17%) CGI
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) J2EE
2 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 9 (37.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) CMDB
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Windows
3 2 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) ITIL
2 7 (29.17%) Migration
3 6 (25.00%) DDoS Mitigation
3 6 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
4 5 (20.83%) Open Source
5 3 (12.50%) High Availability
6 2 (8.33%) Change Management
6 2 (8.33%) Network Design
6 2 (8.33%) Network Management
7 1 (4.17%) Document Management
7 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
7 1 (4.17%) Information Management
7 1 (4.17%) Network Planning
7 1 (4.17%) OO
7 1 (4.17%) Statistics
7 1 (4.17%) Workflow
7 1 (4.17%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) C#
1 1 (4.17%) C++
1 1 (4.17%) Java
1 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (50.00%) CCNA
2 12 (50.00%) CCNP
3 5 (20.83%) CCSA
3 5 (20.83%) JNCIA
3 5 (20.83%) JNCIS
4 2 (8.33%) Degree
5 1 (4.17%) CCDP
5 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (4.17%) BladeLogic
2 1 (4.17%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 21 (87.50%) Cisco
2 18 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 15 (62.50%) F5
4 14 (58.33%) Juniper
5 6 (25.00%) McAfee
5 6 (25.00%) Nortel
6 5 (20.83%) Avaya
6 5 (20.83%) CA
6 5 (20.83%) Clearswift
6 5 (20.83%) LogRhythm
6 5 (20.83%) ServiceNow
7 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
8 2 (8.33%) Citrix
8 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
8 2 (8.33%) Palo Alto
8 2 (8.33%) SolarWinds
8 2 (8.33%) VMware
9 1 (4.17%) Aruba
9 1 (4.17%) Fortinet
9 1 (4.17%) Infoblox