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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gateway Load Balancing Protocol (GLBP)
Rank 889 854 885
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +31
Permanent jobs citing GLBP 15 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.007% 0.006%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.073% 0.038% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 15 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%

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
20608 18279 21956
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.04% 17.38% 18.95%
Number of salaries quoted 16325 14851 17977
Average salary £44,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.14% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £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

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 18 September 2014 within the UK.

GLBP Salary Histogram in the UK

GLBP
Top 3 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 18 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
England -37 15 £58,000 +110.90%
London - 15 £58,000 -
City of London - 15 £58,000 -

GLBP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 31 (100.00%) Cisco
2 30 (96.77%) HSRP
3 29 (93.55%) OSPF
3 29 (93.55%) BGP
3 29 (93.55%) Wireless
4 28 (90.32%) MPLS
4 28 (90.32%) VPN
4 28 (90.32%) LAN
5 27 (87.10%) VLAN
6 26 (83.87%) WAN
6 26 (83.87%) Juniper
7 24 (77.42%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (74.19%) EIGRP
8 23 (74.19%) SolarWinds
9 22 (70.97%) Cisco IOS
10 21 (67.74%) Aruba
10 21 (67.74%) CCNP
11 20 (64.52%) VoIP
11 20 (64.52%) RIP
11 20 (64.52%) Network Security
11 20 (64.52%) VPLS
12 18 (58.06%) Network Management
13 11 (35.48%) Firewall
13 11 (35.48%) VRRP
14 8 (25.81%) Cisco ASA
15 6 (19.35%) Load Balancing
15 6 (19.35%) DNS
16 5 (16.13%) SSL
16 5 (16.13%) Ethernet
16 5 (16.13%) ISDN

GLBP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 (6.45%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (96.77%) HSRP
2 29 (93.55%) OSPF
2 29 (93.55%) BGP
2 29 (93.55%) Wireless
3 28 (90.32%) MPLS
3 28 (90.32%) VPN
3 28 (90.32%) LAN
4 27 (87.10%) VLAN
5 26 (83.87%) WAN
6 23 (74.19%) EIGRP
7 22 (70.97%) Cisco IOS
8 20 (64.52%) VoIP
8 20 (64.52%) RIP
8 20 (64.52%) Network Security
8 20 (64.52%) VPLS
9 11 (35.48%) Firewall
9 11 (35.48%) VRRP
10 8 (25.81%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (19.35%) DNS
12 5 (16.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) JIRA
2 1 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 28 (90.32%) Network Engineer
2 20 (64.52%) Senior Network Engineer
3 19 (61.29%) Security Engineer
4 18 (58.06%) Network Security Engineer
5 16 (51.61%) Senior Security Engineer
6 15 (48.39%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 15 (48.39%) Lead Network Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Network Operations Technician
7 2 (6.45%) Network Technician
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) AVVID
1 3 (9.68%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) Debian
2 3 (9.68%) CentOS
3 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Network Management
2 6 (19.35%) Load Balancing
3 4 (12.90%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.45%) Network Design
5 2 (6.45%) Change Management
6 1 (3.23%) ITIL
6 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 24 (77.42%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (67.74%) CCNP
3 4 (12.90%) CCNA
4 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (9.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Squid
2 1 (3.23%) Terminal Server
2 1 (3.23%) NFS
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) CiscoWorks
1 3 (9.68%) Nagios
1 3 (9.68%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (9.68%) SCOM
1 3 (9.68%) ZABBIX
1 3 (9.68%) Cacti
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) Cisco
2 26 (83.87%) Juniper
3 23 (74.19%) SolarWinds
4 21 (67.74%) Aruba
5 4 (12.90%) CheckPoint
6 3 (9.68%) Citrix
6 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
6 3 (9.68%) F5
6 3 (9.68%) Rackspace
6 3 (9.68%) IronPort
6 3 (9.68%) Vyatta
7 2 (6.45%) Aerohive Networks
7 2 (6.45%) Atlassian
7 2 (6.45%) Fortinet
7 2 (6.45%) Siemens
7 2 (6.45%) Avaya
8 1 (3.23%) NetApp
8 1 (3.23%) Dell
8 1 (3.23%) Oracle
8 1 (3.23%) VMware