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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gateway Load Balancing Protocol (GLBP)
Rank 867 839 880
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +41
Permanent jobs citing GLBP 13 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.007% 0.006%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.068% 0.040% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 7
Average salary £58,000 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+110.90% -21.42%
UK excluding London average salary - £27,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -31.25%
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
19099 17526 21064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.15% 17.55% 19.01%
Number of salaries quoted 15216 14324 17469
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 17 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 17 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 - 13 £58,000 -
GLBP
UK

GLBP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 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 29 (100.00%) Cisco
2 28 (96.55%) HSRP
3 27 (93.10%) OSPF
3 27 (93.10%) BGP
3 27 (93.10%) Wireless
4 26 (89.66%) LAN
4 26 (89.66%) VPN
4 26 (89.66%) MPLS
5 25 (86.21%) VLAN
6 24 (82.76%) WAN
6 24 (82.76%) Juniper
7 23 (79.31%) SolarWinds
8 22 (75.86%) Cisco Certification
9 21 (72.41%) EIGRP
10 20 (68.97%) Cisco IOS
10 20 (68.97%) Network Security
11 19 (65.52%) CCNP
11 19 (65.52%) Aruba
12 18 (62.07%) VoIP
12 18 (62.07%) RIP
12 18 (62.07%) VPLS
12 18 (62.07%) Network Management
13 9 (31.03%) VRRP
13 9 (31.03%) Firewall
14 8 (27.59%) Cisco ASA
15 6 (20.69%) Load Balancing
16 5 (17.24%) ISDN
16 5 (17.24%) Ethernet
16 5 (17.24%) SSL
16 5 (17.24%) Internet

GLBP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 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 (6.90%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (96.55%) HSRP
2 27 (93.10%) OSPF
2 27 (93.10%) BGP
2 27 (93.10%) Wireless
3 26 (89.66%) MPLS
3 26 (89.66%) LAN
3 26 (89.66%) VPN
4 25 (86.21%) VLAN
5 24 (82.76%) WAN
6 21 (72.41%) EIGRP
7 20 (68.97%) Cisco IOS
7 20 (68.97%) Network Security
8 18 (62.07%) VPLS
8 18 (62.07%) VoIP
8 18 (62.07%) RIP
9 9 (31.03%) VRRP
9 9 (31.03%) Firewall
10 8 (27.59%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (17.24%) Multicast
11 5 (17.24%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) JIRA
2 1 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 27 (93.10%) Network Engineer
2 19 (65.52%) Senior Network Engineer
3 18 (62.07%) Security Engineer
3 18 (62.07%) Network Security Engineer
4 15 (51.72%) Senior Security Engineer
4 15 (51.72%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 15 (51.72%) Lead Network Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Network Operations Technician
5 2 (6.90%) Network Technician
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) AVVID
1 3 (10.34%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) Debian
2 3 (10.34%) CentOS
3 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) Network Management
2 6 (20.69%) Load Balancing
3 4 (13.79%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.90%) Change Management
5 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.45%) ITIL
6 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 22 (75.86%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (65.52%) CCNP
3 4 (13.79%) CCNA
4 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (10.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Squid
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) NFS
2 1 (3.45%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) CiscoWorks
1 3 (10.34%) Nagios
1 3 (10.34%) SCOM
1 3 (10.34%) ZABBIX
1 3 (10.34%) Cacti
1 3 (10.34%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) Cisco
2 24 (82.76%) Juniper
3 23 (79.31%) SolarWinds
4 19 (65.52%) Aruba
5 3 (10.34%) F5
5 3 (10.34%) Rackspace
5 3 (10.34%) IronPort
5 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
5 3 (10.34%) Citrix
5 3 (10.34%) Vyatta
6 2 (6.90%) Avaya
6 2 (6.90%) Siemens
6 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.90%) Atlassian
6 2 (6.90%) Fortinet
6 2 (6.90%) Aerohive Networks
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle
7 1 (3.45%) Riverbed
7 1 (3.45%) VMware
7 1 (3.45%) NetApp