The table below looks at the statistics for GLBP skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GLBP over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gateway Load Balancing Protocol (GLBP)
Rank 863 846 877
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +31
Permanent jobs citing GLBP 14 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.013% 0.006% 0.007%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.072% 0.034% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 8
Average salary £58,000 £27,500 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+110.90% -16.03%
UK excluding London average salary - £27,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -35.29%
GLBP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19470 17878 20472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.96% 17.74% 18.52%
Number of salaries quoted 15543 14538 16951
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

GLBP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GLBP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

GLBP Jobs Demand Trend in England

GLBP
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GLBP across the England region.

GLBP Salary Trend in England

GLBP
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GLBP across the England region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

GLBP Salary Histogram in England

GLBP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GLBP within the England region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 14 £58,000 -
GLBP
UK

GLBP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing GLBP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited GLBP.

1 28 (100.00%) Cisco
2 27 (96.43%) HSRP
3 26 (92.86%) OSPF
3 26 (92.86%) BGP
3 26 (92.86%) Wireless
4 25 (89.29%) MPLS
4 25 (89.29%) VPN
4 25 (89.29%) LAN
5 24 (85.71%) VLAN
6 23 (82.14%) WAN
6 23 (82.14%) Juniper
7 22 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (78.57%) EIGRP
7 22 (78.57%) SolarWinds
8 21 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
8 21 (75.00%) Network Security
9 20 (71.43%) Aruba
10 19 (67.86%) Network Management
10 19 (67.86%) VPLS
10 19 (67.86%) CCNP
10 19 (67.86%) VoIP
10 19 (67.86%) RIP
11 7 (25.00%) VRRP
11 7 (25.00%) Firewall
12 6 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (17.86%) IPsec
13 5 (17.86%) SSL
14 4 (14.29%) DNS
14 4 (14.29%) DHCP
14 4 (14.29%) Linux

GLBP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing GLBP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited GLBP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (96.43%) HSRP
2 26 (92.86%) OSPF
2 26 (92.86%) BGP
2 26 (92.86%) Wireless
3 25 (89.29%) MPLS
3 25 (89.29%) LAN
3 25 (89.29%) VPN
4 24 (85.71%) VLAN
5 23 (82.14%) WAN
6 22 (78.57%) EIGRP
7 21 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
7 21 (75.00%) Network Security
8 19 (67.86%) VPLS
8 19 (67.86%) RIP
8 19 (67.86%) VoIP
9 7 (25.00%) VRRP
9 7 (25.00%) Firewall
10 6 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (17.86%) IPsec
11 5 (17.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 26 (92.86%) Network Engineer
2 19 (67.86%) Network Security Engineer
2 19 (67.86%) Senior Network Engineer
2 19 (67.86%) Security Engineer
3 16 (57.14%) Senior Security Engineer
3 16 (57.14%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 16 (57.14%) Lead Network Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Network Operations Technician
4 2 (7.14%) Network Technician
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) PKI
2 1 (3.57%) AVVID
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Debian
2 3 (10.71%) CentOS
3 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Network Management
2 4 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 3 (10.71%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.57%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 22 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (67.86%) CCNP
3 3 (10.71%) CCNA
4 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (10.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Squid
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) NFS
2 1 (3.57%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Nagios
1 3 (10.71%) ZABBIX
1 3 (10.71%) Cacti
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.57%) SCOM
2 1 (3.57%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Cisco
2 23 (82.14%) Juniper
3 22 (78.57%) SolarWinds
4 20 (71.43%) Aruba
5 3 (10.71%) F5
5 3 (10.71%) Rackspace
5 3 (10.71%) Citrix
5 3 (10.71%) Vyatta
6 2 (7.14%) Avaya
6 2 (7.14%) Siemens
6 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
6 2 (7.14%) Aerohive Networks
6 2 (7.14%) Fortinet
6 2 (7.14%) Atlassian
7 1 (3.57%) Riverbed
7 1 (3.57%) IronPort
7 1 (3.57%) VMware
7 1 (3.57%) NetApp
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.57%) Dell