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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Load Balancing
UK / Wales
Rank 83 96 88
Rank change year-on-year +13 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 16 8 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.48% 0.58% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 0.71% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 9
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +11.11%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +8.69%  

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 934 1130 1126
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 86.24% 81.29% 84.92%
Number of salaries quoted 763 946 960
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 26 March 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 26 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
South Wales +14 11 £42,500 +13.33%
West Wales - 5 £40,210 -
Load Balancing
UK

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 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 Wales region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 18 (66.67%) Firewall
2 17 (62.96%) Cisco
3 16 (59.26%) Juniper
3 16 (59.26%) CheckPoint
4 14 (51.85%) F5
5 13 (48.15%) WAN
6 11 (40.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 10 (37.04%) MPLS
7 10 (37.04%) BGP
8 9 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (33.33%) Oracle
8 9 (33.33%) Internet
9 8 (29.63%) DNS
9 8 (29.63%) LAN
9 8 (29.63%) Linux
9 8 (29.63%) Migration
9 8 (29.63%) OSPF
9 8 (29.63%) VMware
9 8 (29.63%) Data Centre
9 8 (29.63%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (25.93%) Open Source
10 7 (25.93%) Clustering
10 7 (25.93%) Service Delivery
10 7 (25.93%) Intel Security
10 7 (25.93%) Python
10 7 (25.93%) Perl
10 7 (25.93%) VPN
10 7 (25.93%) CCNP
10 7 (25.93%) CCNA
10 7 (25.93%) Nortel

Load Balancing
Top Related 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 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.41%) Apache
2 2 (7.41%) Documentum
2 2 (7.41%) FileNet
2 2 (7.41%) IIS
2 2 (7.41%) JBoss
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (66.67%) Firewall
2 13 (48.15%) WAN
3 10 (37.04%) BGP
3 10 (37.04%) MPLS
4 9 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (33.33%) Internet
5 8 (29.63%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (29.63%) DNS
5 8 (29.63%) LAN
5 8 (29.63%) OSPF
6 7 (25.93%) VPN
7 6 (22.22%) FTP
7 6 (22.22%) IPsec
7 6 (22.22%) IPv4
7 6 (22.22%) IPv6
8 5 (18.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (18.52%) Junos
9 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
10 2 (7.41%) Ethernet
10 2 (7.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
1 6 (22.22%) MongoDB
1 6 (22.22%) NoSQL
1 6 (22.22%) RDBMS
1 6 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 5 (18.52%) Hadoop
2 5 (18.52%) Neo4j
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.41%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
1 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) DBA
2 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Administrator
3 5 (18.52%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Junior
5 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Documentum Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Java Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Junior Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Junior Java Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) NoSQL Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (7.41%) SharePoint Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Junior DevOps
6 1 (3.70%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) CGI
1 2 (7.41%) CSS
1 2 (7.41%) HTML
1 2 (7.41%) JDBC
1 2 (7.41%) ODBC
2 1 (3.70%) J2EE
2 1 (3.70%) LAMP
2 1 (3.70%) Middleware
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 8 (29.63%) Data Centre
3 7 (25.93%) Clustering
4 3 (11.11%) Digital TV
4 3 (11.11%) iDTV
5 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (7.41%) Data Structures
6 1 (3.70%) CMDB
6 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) Unix
4 1 (3.70%) CentOS
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Migration
2 7 (25.93%) Open Source
2 7 (25.93%) Service Delivery
3 6 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (22.22%) DDoS Mitigation
3 6 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (14.81%) ITIL
6 3 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (11.11%) Network Management
7 2 (7.41%) Change Management
7 2 (7.41%) Database Tuning
7 2 (7.41%) DevOps
7 2 (7.41%) Document Management
7 2 (7.41%) Information Management
7 2 (7.41%) OO
7 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (7.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) Perl
1 7 (25.93%) Python
2 6 (22.22%) Java
2 6 (22.22%) SQL
3 4 (14.81%) Shell Script
4 2 (7.41%) C#
4 2 (7.41%) C++
5 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.70%) C
5 1 (3.70%) R
5 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) CCNA
1 7 (25.93%) CCNP
1 7 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (18.52%) CCSA
2 5 (18.52%) JNCIA
2 5 (18.52%) JNCIS
3 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.70%) ISO22301
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) Puppet
2 5 (18.52%) Zenoss
3 2 (7.41%) BladeLogic
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (7.41%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Cisco
2 16 (59.26%) CheckPoint
2 16 (59.26%) Juniper
3 14 (51.85%) F5
4 9 (33.33%) Oracle
5 8 (29.63%) VMware
6 7 (25.93%) Intel Security
6 7 (25.93%) Nortel
7 5 (18.52%) Avaya
7 5 (18.52%) CA
7 5 (18.52%) Clearswift
7 5 (18.52%) LogRhythm
7 5 (18.52%) ServiceNow
8 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
9 3 (11.11%) HP
9 3 (11.11%) SolarWinds
10 2 (7.41%) Aruba
10 2 (7.41%) Fortinet
10 2 (7.41%) OpenText
10 2 (7.41%) Palo Alto