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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gateway Load Balancing Protocol (GLBP)
Rank 859 893 861
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -32
Permanent jobs citing GLBP 24 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.010% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.057% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 24 9 2
Average salary £52,500 £58,000 £24,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.48% +134.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £27,500 £24,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,400 £24,950
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £27,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+63.63% +10.00%
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
18666 19210 20899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.16% 17.28% 19.92%
Number of salaries quoted 14856 15293 17047
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 May 2015.

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 May 2015. 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 +37 19 £52,500 -9.48%
North West - 3 £45,000 -
South East +6 2 £31,000 +12.72%
GLBP
UK

GLBP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 40 (100.00%) Cisco
1 40 (100.00%) HSRP
2 34 (85.00%) LAN
3 32 (80.00%) OSPF
3 32 (80.00%) Firewall
4 31 (77.50%) VLAN
5 30 (75.00%) BGP
5 30 (75.00%) EIGRP
5 30 (75.00%) VRRP
5 30 (75.00%) VPN
6 25 (62.50%) DNS
7 24 (60.00%) MPLS
8 23 (57.50%) CheckPoint
8 23 (57.50%) WAN
9 22 (55.00%) RIP
9 22 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
9 22 (55.00%) Juniper
10 21 (52.50%) Wireless
11 18 (45.00%) CCNP
12 16 (40.00%) Spanning Tree
13 15 (37.50%) Network Design
14 12 (30.00%) CCSA
15 11 (27.50%) Cisco IOS
16 10 (25.00%) Meraki
17 9 (22.50%) DSL
17 9 (22.50%) VoIP
17 9 (22.50%) Cisco ASA
17 9 (22.50%) Aruba
18 8 (20.00%) VPLS
18 8 (20.00%) DHCP

GLBP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 40 (100.00%) HSRP
2 34 (85.00%) LAN
3 32 (80.00%) OSPF
3 32 (80.00%) Firewall
4 31 (77.50%) VLAN
5 30 (75.00%) BGP
5 30 (75.00%) EIGRP
5 30 (75.00%) VRRP
5 30 (75.00%) VPN
6 25 (62.50%) DNS
7 24 (60.00%) MPLS
8 23 (57.50%) WAN
9 22 (55.00%) RIP
10 21 (52.50%) Wireless
11 16 (40.00%) Spanning Tree
12 11 (27.50%) Cisco IOS
13 9 (22.50%) DSL
13 9 (22.50%) VoIP
13 9 (22.50%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (20.00%) VPLS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.00%) Retail
2 2 (5.00%) Advertising
2 2 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (55.00%) Network Engineer
2 15 (37.50%) Security Engineer
3 10 (25.00%) Senior Security Engineer
3 10 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 8 (20.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 8 (20.00%) NOC Engineer
4 8 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (15.00%) Firewall Engineer
7 5 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Network Designer
8 3 (7.50%) Designer
9 2 (5.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 1 (2.50%) Technical Support
10 1 (2.50%) Support Engineer
10 1 (2.50%) Analyst
10 1 (2.50%) Network Analyst
10 1 (2.50%) Technical Support Engineer
10 1 (2.50%) Team Leader
10 1 (2.50%) Network Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Blog
1 2 (5.00%) FMCG
2 1 (2.50%) AVVID
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Network Design
2 6 (15.00%) Incident Management
2 6 (15.00%) Line Management
2 6 (15.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.50%) ITIL
4 3 (7.50%) Network Architecture
4 3 (7.50%) Network Management
5 2 (5.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (5.00%) Change Management
6 1 (2.50%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.50%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.50%) Trend Analysis
6 1 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.50%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.50%) Data Analysis
Qualifications
1 22 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (45.00%) CCNP
3 12 (30.00%) CCSA
4 6 (15.00%) JNCIS
4 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (15.00%) CCNA
5 4 (10.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (12.50%) Nagios
3 3 (7.50%) Cacti
4 2 (5.00%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (5.00%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (2.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) Cisco
2 23 (57.50%) CheckPoint
3 22 (55.00%) Juniper
4 10 (25.00%) Meraki
5 9 (22.50%) Aruba
6 4 (10.00%) F5
6 4 (10.00%) SolarWinds
7 3 (7.50%) VMware
7 3 (7.50%) Barracuda Networks
7 3 (7.50%) Crossbeam
8 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.50%) Ericsson
8 1 (2.50%) Siemens
8 1 (2.50%) Aastra
8 1 (2.50%) IronPort
8 1 (2.50%) Mitel