The first table below looks at the demand for Network Load Balancing skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Load Balancing over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Load Balancing (NLB)
Rank 819 780 803
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +23
Permanent jobs citing Network Load Balancing 83 76 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.073% 0.073% 0.079%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.091% 0.092% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 73 67 86
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £36,834 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+28.95% -7.91%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
90910 82248 90837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.44% 79.03% 76.75%
Number of salaries quoted 73759 68320 77731
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% -3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Network Load Balancing
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Network Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Load Balancing across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Network Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in England

Network Load Balancing
Salary Trend in England

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

Network Load Balancing Salary Trend in England

Network Load Balancing
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Load Balancing across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Network Load Balancing Salary Histogram in England

Network Load Balancing
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Load Balancing within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East -1 32 £40,500 +3.84% 2
Yorkshire -24 18 £57,500 +56.10% 1
London -65 13 £39,500 -21.00% 4
West Midlands +15 11 £31,500 -16.00%
East Midlands -15 9 £47,500 -38.70%
South West -7 6 £28,000 -37.77%
East of England -19 6 £47,500 +28.95% 2
North West +1 4 £50,000 +42.85%
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Network Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing Network Load Balancing 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 Network Load Balancing.

1 88 (65.19%) Windows
2 68 (50.37%) Clustering
3 63 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 54 (40.00%) DNS
5 53 (39.26%) Active Directory
6 49 (36.30%) Cisco
7 45 (33.33%) WAN
8 44 (32.59%) SQL Server
8 44 (32.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 42 (31.11%) TCP/IP
9 42 (31.11%) Firewall
9 42 (31.11%) VMware
10 41 (30.37%) HP
10 41 (30.37%) Hyper-V
11 38 (28.15%) SQL
11 38 (28.15%) IIS
11 38 (28.15%) LAN
12 37 (27.41%) VPN
13 32 (23.70%) MS Exchange
14 31 (22.96%) Linux
14 31 (22.96%) DHCP
14 31 (22.96%) Internet
15 30 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
15 30 (22.22%) Dell
16 29 (21.48%) ITIL
16 29 (21.48%) Finance
16 29 (21.48%) VMware Infrastructure
17 28 (20.74%) Microsoft Certification
18 27 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
19 26 (19.26%) SharePoint

Network Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing Network Load Balancing 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 Network Load Balancing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 38 (28.15%) IIS
2 32 (23.70%) MS Exchange
3 26 (19.26%) SharePoint
4 17 (12.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 17 (12.59%) Tomcat
5 14 (10.37%) Apache
6 11 (8.15%) WebLogic
7 9 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2000
8 8 (5.93%) WebLogic Portal
8 8 (5.93%) WebSphere
9 7 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (5.19%) SAS
10 6 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (3.70%) Lync
12 4 (2.96%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.74%) nginx
14 1 (0.74%) Node.js
Applications
1 23 (17.04%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.15%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.22%) MS Office
4 2 (1.48%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Magento
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.74%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.22%) Office 365
3 2 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (40.00%) DNS
2 45 (33.33%) WAN
3 42 (31.11%) TCP/IP
3 42 (31.11%) Firewall
4 38 (28.15%) LAN
5 37 (27.41%) VPN
6 31 (22.96%) DHCP
6 31 (22.96%) Internet
7 24 (17.78%) VLAN
8 17 (12.59%) Wireless
8 17 (12.59%) SAN
9 15 (11.11%) BGP
10 14 (10.37%) OSPF
10 14 (10.37%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (9.63%) SSL
11 13 (9.63%) MPLS
12 12 (8.89%) VoIP
13 11 (8.15%) Multicast
13 11 (8.15%) HTTP
14 10 (7.41%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (32.59%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.63%) MySQL
3 10 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.44%) OLTP
5 3 (2.22%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.22%) QlikView
5 3 (2.22%) Pentaho
5 3 (2.22%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.74%) Subversion
1 1 (0.74%) MSI
1 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (21.48%) Finance
2 9 (6.67%) Retail
3 5 (3.70%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.96%) Legal
5 3 (2.22%) Marketing
6 1 (0.74%) Banking
6 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.74%) Back Office
6 1 (0.74%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (13.33%) Architect
1 18 (13.33%) Analyst
1 18 (13.33%) Network Engineer
2 17 (12.59%) Consultant
3 15 (11.11%) Developer
4 11 (8.15%) Server Engineer
4 11 (8.15%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (6.67%) Network Analyst
5 9 (6.67%) Administrator
5 9 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 7 (5.19%) IT Support
6 7 (5.19%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (4.44%) Support Analyst
7 6 (4.44%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 6 (4.44%) Technical Consultant
7 6 (4.44%) Lead Developer
7 6 (4.44%) C# Developer
7 6 (4.44%) Windows Support Engineer
7 6 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (3.70%) Release Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (14.81%) Web Services
2 19 (14.07%) XML
3 15 (11.11%) LAMP
4 14 (10.37%) .NET
5 11 (8.15%) J2EE
6 10 (7.41%) RabbitMQ
7 9 (6.67%) HTML
7 9 (6.67%) SOAP
8 8 (5.93%) ActiveMQ
9 7 (5.19%) jQuery
9 7 (5.19%) CSS
10 6 (4.44%) ASP.NET
10 6 (4.44%) XSD
10 6 (4.44%) XSLT
10 6 (4.44%) XHTML
10 6 (4.44%) Ajax
10 6 (4.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 6 (4.44%) .NET Framework
10 6 (4.44%) WCF
11 5 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 68 (50.37%) Clustering
2 17 (12.59%) Blackberry
3 14 (10.37%) Firmware
4 9 (6.67%) Open Source
5 8 (5.93%) Replication
5 8 (5.93%) Symmetrix
5 8 (5.93%) RIA
6 6 (4.44%) W3C
7 4 (2.96%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.22%) Hedge funds
8 3 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (2.22%) Kindle
9 2 (1.48%) FMCG
9 2 (1.48%) DataPower
9 2 (1.48%) Wiki
10 1 (0.74%) PKI
10 1 (0.74%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.74%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 88 (65.19%) Windows
2 44 (32.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (22.96%) Linux
4 30 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (15.56%) UNIX
6 8 (5.93%) Solaris
6 8 (5.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (5.19%) Windows 7
7 7 (5.19%) Windows XP
8 6 (4.44%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (3.70%) Windows Mobile
9 5 (3.70%) Windows CE
10 3 (2.22%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.48%) ITIL
2 21 (15.56%) Project Management
3 19 (14.07%) Network Monitoring
4 15 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (10.37%) Scrum
6 13 (9.63%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (8.89%) Configuration Management
7 12 (8.89%) Migration
8 11 (8.15%) High Availability
8 11 (8.15%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (8.15%) Service Delivery
9 9 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (6.67%) BPR
10 8 (5.93%) PRINCE2
10 8 (5.93%) UML
10 8 (5.93%) Content Management
10 8 (5.93%) Technical Architecture
10 8 (5.93%) Load Testing
10 8 (5.93%) Performance Monitoring
11 7 (5.19%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 38 (28.15%) SQL
2 17 (12.59%) PowerShell
3 14 (10.37%) JavaScript
4 12 (8.89%) T-SQL
5 11 (8.15%) Java
6 9 (6.67%) PHP
7 7 (5.19%) C#
8 6 (4.44%) Python
9 3 (2.22%) Ruby
9 3 (2.22%) Perl
10 2 (1.48%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (20.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (16.30%) MCSE
4 17 (12.59%) CCNP
5 16 (11.85%) CCNA
6 12 (8.89%) MCITP
6 12 (8.89%) CCA
6 12 (8.89%) Citrix Certification
6 12 (8.89%) MCP
6 12 (8.89%) Degree
7 9 (6.67%) MCTS
8 5 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (2.96%) MCSA
10 3 (2.22%) Security Cleared
10 3 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (2.22%) RHCE
11 2 (1.48%) CCDA
11 2 (1.48%) CCIE
11 2 (1.48%) Check Point Certification
11 2 (1.48%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (17.78%) SLA
2 19 (14.07%) QA
3 9 (6.67%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.22%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 53 (39.26%) Active Directory
2 41 (30.37%) Hyper-V
3 29 (21.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (17.04%) XenApp
5 17 (12.59%) XenDesktop
6 13 (9.63%) ISA Server
7 11 (8.15%) XenServer
8 10 (7.41%) vSphere
9 5 (3.70%) Forefront TMG
10 4 (2.96%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (2.96%) UAG
11 3 (2.22%) Xen
11 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (2.22%) Squid
11 3 (2.22%) VMware ESX
11 3 (2.22%) Terminal Server
11 3 (2.22%) NFS
12 2 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (14.81%) SCOM
2 17 (12.59%) WSUS
2 17 (12.59%) SCCM
3 6 (4.44%) Nagios
3 6 (4.44%) SCSM
4 4 (2.96%) MOM
4 4 (2.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (2.96%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (2.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (2.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (2.22%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (2.22%) Cobbler
5 3 (2.22%) Puppet
6 2 (1.48%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (1.48%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.48%) WMI
6 2 (1.48%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.48%) Hyperic
7 1 (0.74%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.74%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 63 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 49 (36.30%) Cisco
3 42 (31.11%) VMware
4 41 (30.37%) HP
5 30 (22.22%) Dell
6 23 (17.04%) CheckPoint
7 22 (16.30%) Citrix
8 21 (15.56%) F5
9 16 (11.85%) SolarWinds
10 14 (10.37%) Oracle
11 13 (9.63%) EMC
12 12 (8.89%) Juniper
13 9 (6.67%) Riverbed
13 9 (6.67%) Nortel
14 8 (5.93%) Business Objects
15 6 (4.44%) IBM
15 6 (4.44%) Symantec
15 6 (4.44%) Red Hat
15 6 (4.44%) NetApp
16 5 (3.70%) Barracuda Networks
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