The table below looks at the statistics for GLBP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GLBP over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gateway Load Balancing Protocol (GLBP)
Rank 876 900 905
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +5
Permanent jobs citing GLBP 17 18 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.015% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.089% 0.087% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 2
Average salary £57,500 £58,000 £24,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.86% +134.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £31,250 £24,550
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £58,000 £24,950
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £27,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+63.63% +10.00%

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18995 20729 20713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.19% 17.28% 18.86%
Number of salaries quoted 15491 16577 16796
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

GLBP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

GLBP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GLBP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GLBP within the UK.

GLBP Salary Trend in the UK

GLBP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GLBP over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 within the UK.

GLBP Salary Histogram in the UK

GLBP
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GLBP within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 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
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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
England +12 17 £57,500 -0.86%
London +45 12 £60,000 +3.44%
North West - 3 £45,000 -
City of London +21 2 £80,000 +37.93%
Manchester - 2 £45,000 -
Basingstoke +19 1 £31,000 +12.72%
South East +13 1 £31,000 +12.72%
Hampshire +2 1 £31,000 +12.72%
Hertfordshire - 1 £57,500 -
Liverpool - 1 £45,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £45,000 -
East of England - 1 £57,500 -

GLBP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 38 (95.00%) OSPF
2 38 (95.00%) Firewall
3 37 (92.50%) VPN
4 36 (90.00%) BGP
5 35 (87.50%) EIGRP
5 35 (87.50%) VLAN
6 29 (72.50%) LAN
7 26 (65.00%) WAN
8 25 (62.50%) DNS
9 24 (60.00%) VRRP
9 24 (60.00%) Wireless
9 24 (60.00%) Spanning Tree
10 22 (55.00%) CheckPoint
11 20 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
11 20 (50.00%) RIP
12 18 (45.00%) CCNP
13 15 (37.50%) MPLS
14 14 (35.00%) Juniper
14 14 (35.00%) Network Design
15 13 (32.50%) Cisco IOS
16 12 (30.00%) CCSA
17 11 (27.50%) VoIP
18 10 (25.00%) Meraki
19 9 (22.50%) Aruba
20 8 (20.00%) VPLS
20 8 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
20 8 (20.00%) DHCP
20 8 (20.00%) Windows

GLBP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 40 (100.00%) HSRP
2 38 (95.00%) Firewall
2 38 (95.00%) OSPF
3 37 (92.50%) VPN
4 36 (90.00%) BGP
5 35 (87.50%) EIGRP
5 35 (87.50%) VLAN
6 29 (72.50%) LAN
7 26 (65.00%) WAN
8 25 (62.50%) DNS
9 24 (60.00%) VRRP
9 24 (60.00%) Wireless
9 24 (60.00%) Spanning Tree
10 20 (50.00%) RIP
11 15 (37.50%) MPLS
12 13 (32.50%) Cisco IOS
13 11 (27.50%) VoIP
14 8 (20.00%) DHCP
14 8 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (20.00%) VPLS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Advertising
2 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (72.50%) Network Engineer
2 16 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 15 (37.50%) Security Engineer
4 14 (35.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 11 (27.50%) Senior Network Engineer
6 10 (25.00%) Senior Security Engineer
7 8 (20.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 8 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
8 6 (15.00%) Firewall Engineer
9 3 (7.50%) Designer
9 3 (7.50%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 3 (7.50%) Network Designer
10 2 (5.00%) NOC Engineer
11 1 (2.50%) Cisco Support
11 1 (2.50%) Senior Cisco Support
11 1 (2.50%) Senior Network Support
11 1 (2.50%) Operations Engineer
11 1 (2.50%) Network Operations Engineer
11 1 (2.50%) Senior Firewall Engineer
11 1 (2.50%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.50%) AVVID
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Windows
1 8 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Network Design
2 4 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (7.50%) ITIL
3 3 (7.50%) Network Architecture
3 3 (7.50%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (7.50%) Network Management
3 3 (7.50%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (5.00%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (5.00%) Change Management
4 2 (5.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (2.50%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.50%) Data Analysis
5 1 (2.50%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (2.50%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.50%) Straight-Through Processing
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (45.00%) CCNP
3 12 (30.00%) CCSA
4 8 (20.00%) CCNA
5 2 (5.00%) CCIE
5 2 (5.00%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.00%) vSphere
2 1 (2.50%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) Nagios
2 7 (17.50%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (12.50%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (10.00%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (2.50%) SCOM
5 1 (2.50%) Cacti
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) Cisco
2 22 (55.00%) CheckPoint
3 14 (35.00%) Juniper
4 10 (25.00%) Meraki
5 9 (22.50%) Aruba
6 5 (12.50%) VMware
7 4 (10.00%) SolarWinds
8 3 (7.50%) F5
8 3 (7.50%) Barracuda Networks
9 2 (5.00%) Fortinet
9 2 (5.00%) Veeam
9 2 (5.00%) EMC
9 2 (5.00%) Citrix
9 2 (5.00%) Avaya
10 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
10 1 (2.50%) Mitel
10 1 (2.50%) Ericsson
10 1 (2.50%) Siemens
10 1 (2.50%) Crossbeam
10 1 (2.50%) IronPort