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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gateway Load Balancing Protocol (GLBP)
Rank 862 922 902
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -20
Permanent jobs citing GLBP 28 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.009% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.054% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 27 9 2
Average salary £47,500 £58,000 £24,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.10% +134.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £27,500 £24,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £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
20150 20460 22469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.21% 17.04% 20.01%
Number of salaries quoted 15949 16206 18144
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 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 2015 within the UK.

GLBP Salary Histogram in the UK

GLBP
Top 13 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 24 April 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 +30 28 £47,500 -18.10% 1
London +43 22 £52,500 -9.48%
City of London +44 16 £52,500 -9.48%
North West - 3 £45,000 -
Basingstoke +28 2 £31,000 +12.72%
South East +15 2 £31,000 +12.72%
Hampshire -5 2 £31,000 +12.72%
Manchester - 2 £45,000 -
Watford - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £45,000 -
East of England - 1 - -

GLBP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 43 (100.00%) Cisco
1 43 (100.00%) HSRP
2 36 (83.72%) LAN
3 34 (79.07%) Firewall
4 33 (76.74%) OSPF
4 33 (76.74%) VRRP
5 32 (74.42%) VPN
5 32 (74.42%) VLAN
6 31 (72.09%) BGP
7 30 (69.77%) EIGRP
8 26 (60.47%) MPLS
9 25 (58.14%) DNS
9 25 (58.14%) Cisco Certification
9 25 (58.14%) Juniper
10 24 (55.81%) WAN
11 23 (53.49%) CheckPoint
11 23 (53.49%) Wireless
12 22 (51.16%) RIP
13 21 (48.84%) CCNP
14 17 (39.53%) Spanning Tree
15 15 (34.88%) Network Design
16 12 (27.91%) CCSA
17 11 (25.58%) Cisco IOS
17 11 (25.58%) Cisco ASA
18 10 (23.26%) Ethernet
18 10 (23.26%) ISDN
18 10 (23.26%) DSL
18 10 (23.26%) Meraki
19 9 (20.93%) Telecoms
19 9 (20.93%) VoIP

GLBP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Office
1 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 43 (100.00%) HSRP
2 36 (83.72%) LAN
3 34 (79.07%) Firewall
4 33 (76.74%) OSPF
4 33 (76.74%) VRRP
5 32 (74.42%) VLAN
5 32 (74.42%) VPN
6 31 (72.09%) BGP
7 30 (69.77%) EIGRP
8 26 (60.47%) MPLS
9 25 (58.14%) DNS
10 24 (55.81%) WAN
11 23 (53.49%) Wireless
12 22 (51.16%) RIP
13 17 (39.53%) Spanning Tree
14 11 (25.58%) Cisco IOS
14 11 (25.58%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (23.26%) Ethernet
15 10 (23.26%) DSL
15 10 (23.26%) ISDN
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (20.93%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.98%) Retail
3 2 (4.65%) Advertising
3 2 (4.65%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (55.81%) Network Engineer
2 15 (34.88%) Security Engineer
3 10 (23.26%) Senior Security Engineer
3 10 (23.26%) Senior Network Engineer
4 9 (20.93%) NOC Engineer
5 8 (18.60%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 8 (18.60%) Network Security Engineer
6 7 (16.28%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (13.95%) Firewall Engineer
8 5 (11.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 3 (6.98%) Network Analyst
9 3 (6.98%) Designer
9 3 (6.98%) Network Designer
9 3 (6.98%) Analyst
10 2 (4.65%) Support Engineer
10 2 (4.65%) Senior Cisco Engineer
11 1 (2.33%) Technical Support Engineer
11 1 (2.33%) Network Support Engineer
11 1 (2.33%) Technical Support Team Leader
11 1 (2.33%) Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) AVVID
1 2 (4.65%) Blog
1 2 (4.65%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Windows
2 5 (11.63%) Linux
3 2 (4.65%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) Network Design
2 7 (16.28%) Incident Management
2 7 (16.28%) Performance Monitoring
2 7 (16.28%) Line Management
3 4 (9.30%) Load Balancing
3 4 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (9.30%) ITIL
4 3 (6.98%) Network Architecture
4 3 (6.98%) Network Management
5 2 (4.65%) Change Management
5 2 (4.65%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (4.65%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.33%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.33%) Trend Analysis
6 1 (2.33%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.33%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.33%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.33%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 25 (58.14%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (48.84%) CCNP
3 12 (27.91%) CCSA
4 7 (16.28%) JNCIS
4 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
4 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
5 6 (13.95%) CCNA
6 4 (9.30%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 8 (18.60%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (11.63%) Nagios
3 4 (9.30%) CiscoWorks
4 3 (6.98%) SCOM
4 3 (6.98%) Cacti
5 2 (4.65%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 43 (100.00%) Cisco
2 25 (58.14%) Juniper
3 23 (53.49%) CheckPoint
4 10 (23.26%) Meraki
5 9 (20.93%) Aruba
6 6 (13.95%) SolarWinds
7 4 (9.30%) F5
8 3 (6.98%) VMware
8 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
8 3 (6.98%) Crossbeam
8 3 (6.98%) IronPort
8 3 (6.98%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (2.33%) Aastra
9 1 (2.33%) Ericsson
9 1 (2.33%) Siemens
9 1 (2.33%) Mitel