The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 203 246 203
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -43
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 53 69 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.85% 0.66% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.75% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 46 54 126
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £79,250 £66,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,250 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+0.50% -
Load Balancing
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5623 9217 10617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 89.75% 87.66% 86.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5121 7862 8751
Median salary £60,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.83% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing Load Balancing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Load Balancing
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the City of London region.

Load Balancing Salary Trend in the City of London

Load Balancing
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Load Balancing Salary Histogram in the City of London

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 70 (60.34%) Cisco
2 58 (50.00%) Windows
3 57 (49.14%) DNS
4 56 (48.28%) Windows Server
5 49 (42.24%) VPN
6 47 (40.52%) Microsoft
6 47 (40.52%) Linux
7 46 (39.66%) VMware
8 45 (38.79%) Firewall
9 40 (34.48%) F5
10 38 (32.76%) LAN
10 38 (32.76%) WAN
11 37 (31.90%) IIS
12 36 (31.03%) Finance
13 35 (30.17%) Active Directory
14 32 (27.59%) MPLS
14 32 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
15 31 (26.72%) Bash Shell
15 31 (26.72%) Cisco Certification
15 31 (26.72%) BGP
16 30 (25.86%) OSPF
17 28 (24.14%) Unix
18 26 (22.41%) DHCP
18 26 (22.41%) Apache
19 25 (21.55%) Python
19 25 (21.55%) Citrix
20 24 (20.69%) SAN
20 24 (20.69%) HSRP
21 23 (19.83%) Data Centre
22 22 (18.97%) Perl

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 37 (31.90%) IIS
2 26 (22.41%) Apache
3 15 (12.93%) Tomcat
4 9 (7.76%) MS Exchange
5 7 (6.03%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (6.03%) JBoss
5 7 (6.03%) WebSphere
6 5 (4.31%) SharePoint
7 4 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (3.45%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.86%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.86%) nginx
9 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.59%) MS Office
3 2 (1.72%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.07%) IaaS
2 13 (11.21%) PaaS
3 12 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (9.48%) SaaS
5 10 (8.62%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (5.17%) OpenShift
7 3 (2.59%) Office 365
8 1 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.86%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.86%) GitHub
8 1 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 57 (49.14%) DNS
2 49 (42.24%) VPN
3 45 (38.79%) Firewall
4 38 (32.76%) LAN
4 38 (32.76%) WAN
5 32 (27.59%) MPLS
6 31 (26.72%) BGP
7 30 (25.86%) OSPF
8 26 (22.41%) DHCP
9 24 (20.69%) HSRP
9 24 (20.69%) SAN
10 21 (18.10%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 20 (17.24%) VRRP
12 19 (16.38%) HTTP
12 19 (16.38%) RTCP
13 12 (10.34%) NetScaler
13 12 (10.34%) SSL
13 12 (10.34%) Wireless
14 11 (9.48%) Network Security
15 10 (8.62%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.38%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.48%) Data Mining
3 5 (4.31%) DB2
4 3 (2.59%) MySQL
4 3 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.86%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.86%) NUnit
1 1 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (0.86%) Selenium
1 1 (0.86%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (0.86%) TeamCity
1 1 (0.86%) WebDriver
General
1 36 (31.03%) Finance
2 18 (15.52%) Banking
3 10 (8.62%) Telecoms
4 7 (6.03%) Retail
5 4 (3.45%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.59%) Legal
6 3 (2.59%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.72%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.86%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.86%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.86%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 37 (31.90%) Network Engineer
2 22 (18.97%) Support Engineer
3 17 (14.66%) Network Support
4 16 (13.79%) Network Support Engineer
5 11 (9.48%) Programme Manager
5 11 (9.48%) Programme Test Manager
5 11 (9.48%) Test Manager
5 11 (9.48%) Test Programme Manager
6 10 (8.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (7.76%) Architect
7 9 (7.76%) Infrastructure Architect
7 9 (7.76%) Senior Network Engineer
8 8 (6.90%) Analyst
9 7 (6.03%) Cloud Architect
9 7 (6.03%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
9 7 (6.03%) Network Security Engineer
9 7 (6.03%) Security Engineer
9 7 (6.03%) Windows Engineer
10 6 (5.17%) Administrator
10 6 (5.17%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.48%) Middleware
2 4 (3.45%) LAMP
3 3 (2.59%) .NET
3 3 (2.59%) J2EE
4 2 (1.72%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (1.72%) JMS
4 2 (1.72%) Web Services
4 2 (1.72%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.86%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.86%) HTML5
5 1 (0.86%) Kafka
5 1 (0.86%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.86%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (0.86%) LESS
5 1 (0.86%) Node.js
5 1 (0.86%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.86%) Sass
5 1 (0.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.86%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.83%) Data Centre
2 20 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (17.24%) IPTV
3 19 (16.38%) Over-the-Top Content
4 11 (9.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 10 (8.62%) Public Cloud
6 9 (7.76%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (6.03%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (5.17%) Clustering
8 6 (5.17%) Computer Science
9 5 (4.31%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.72%) EMC VNX
10 2 (1.72%) Fintech
10 2 (1.72%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.72%) Replication
11 1 (0.86%) CMDB
11 1 (0.86%) Data Extraction
11 1 (0.86%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.86%) Telematics
11 1 (0.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 58 (50.00%) Windows
2 56 (48.28%) Windows Server
3 47 (40.52%) Linux
4 28 (24.14%) Unix
5 20 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (16.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (14.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (6.03%) CentOS
9 4 (3.45%) Android
9 4 (3.45%) Mac OS X
9 4 (3.45%) Windows 10
9 4 (3.45%) Windows 7
9 4 (3.45%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.72%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.86%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.38%) ITIL
2 18 (15.52%) HOOD
3 17 (14.66%) High Availability
4 13 (11.21%) DevOps
5 12 (10.34%) Project Planning
6 11 (9.48%) DDoS Mitigation
6 11 (9.48%) Mentoring
6 11 (9.48%) Resource Management
6 11 (9.48%) Test Strategy
6 11 (9.48%) Virtual Environments
7 10 (8.62%) PRINCE2
8 9 (7.76%) Capacity Management
8 9 (7.76%) Identity Management
8 9 (7.76%) TOGAF
9 8 (6.90%) ITIL V3
9 8 (6.90%) Line Management
9 8 (6.90%) Network Design
9 8 (6.90%) Server Virtualisation
10 7 (6.03%) Business Continuity
10 7 (6.03%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (26.72%) Bash Shell
2 25 (21.55%) Python
3 22 (18.97%) Perl
4 9 (7.76%) PowerShell
5 7 (6.03%) Java
6 6 (5.17%) Shell Script
7 5 (4.31%) SQL
8 4 (3.45%) Ruby
9 2 (1.72%) C
9 2 (1.72%) C#
9 2 (1.72%) Go
9 2 (1.72%) Jython
10 1 (0.86%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.86%) Korn
10 1 (0.86%) PHP
10 1 (0.86%) Scala
10 1 (0.86%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.86%) VB
10 1 (0.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (26.72%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (18.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (12.93%) CCNA
4 14 (12.07%) CCNP
5 13 (11.21%) Degree
6 11 (9.48%) MCSE
7 10 (8.62%) MCITP
8 9 (7.76%) EMC Certification
9 6 (5.17%) MCSA
9 6 (5.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (4.31%) CCIE
11 3 (2.59%) CCA
11 3 (2.59%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (1.72%) CCDA
12 2 (1.72%) CCVP
12 2 (1.72%) CISSP
12 2 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.86%) CCSP
13 1 (0.86%) JNCIP
13 1 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.90%) SLA
2 4 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.59%) QA
4 2 (1.72%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (30.17%) Active Directory
2 32 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (8.62%) Hyper-V
3 10 (8.62%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (5.17%) Corosync
4 6 (5.17%) XenApp
5 5 (4.31%) Squid
6 4 (3.45%) vSphere
6 4 (3.45%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.59%) Docker
7 3 (2.59%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (1.72%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.86%) Samba
9 1 (0.86%) Snort
9 1 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.86%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.86%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (7.76%) AirWatch
2 8 (6.90%) Cacti
3 7 (6.03%) Puppet
3 7 (6.03%) WSUS
4 6 (5.17%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (5.17%) HAProxy
4 6 (5.17%) Nagios
4 6 (5.17%) Pacemaker
4 6 (5.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 4 (3.45%) SCCM
6 3 (2.59%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (1.72%) Ansible
7 2 (1.72%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.72%) EnCase
7 2 (1.72%) FortiGate
7 2 (1.72%) FTK
7 2 (1.72%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.86%) TrustSec
8 1 (0.86%) vMotion
Vendors
1 70 (60.34%) Cisco
2 47 (40.52%) Microsoft
3 46 (39.66%) VMware
4 40 (34.48%) F5
5 25 (21.55%) Citrix
6 19 (16.38%) Akamai
6 19 (16.38%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 19 (16.38%) Red Hat
6 19 (16.38%) SevOne
7 15 (12.93%) CheckPoint
7 15 (12.93%) IBM
8 14 (12.07%) EMC
9 9 (7.76%) Oracle
10 8 (6.90%) Juniper
10 8 (6.90%) Riverbed
11 7 (6.03%) Software AG
12 6 (5.17%) HP
12 6 (5.17%) Palo Alto
13 5 (4.31%) SolarWinds
14 4 (3.45%) Symantec