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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gateway Load Balancing Protocol (GLBP)
Rank 880 913 879
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -34
Permanent jobs citing GLBP 12 16 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.014% 0.001%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.065% 0.077% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 1
Average salary £58,750 £58,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.29% +132.00%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 - £25,000

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
18445 20755 19902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.84% 17.74% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15184 16566 15978
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 2015 within the UK.

GLBP Salary Histogram in the UK

GLBP
Top 5 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 31 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 +15 12 £58,750 +1.29% 1
London +25 11 £60,000 +3.44% 1
City of London +13 2 £80,000 +37.93%
East of England - 1 £57,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £57,500 -

GLBP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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 37 (100.00%) Cisco
1 37 (100.00%) HSRP
2 35 (94.59%) VPN
2 35 (94.59%) Firewall
3 33 (89.19%) OSPF
3 33 (89.19%) VLAN
4 31 (83.78%) BGP
5 30 (81.08%) EIGRP
6 27 (72.97%) LAN
7 22 (59.46%) DNS
7 22 (59.46%) WAN
7 22 (59.46%) Wireless
8 21 (56.76%) VRRP
9 20 (54.05%) Spanning Tree
10 19 (51.35%) CheckPoint
11 16 (43.24%) Cisco Certification
12 15 (40.54%) CCNP
13 14 (37.84%) RIP
14 13 (35.14%) 802.1X
15 12 (32.43%) Network Design
16 11 (29.73%) MPLS
17 10 (27.03%) CCSA
17 10 (27.03%) Juniper
17 10 (27.03%) Meraki
18 9 (24.32%) Cisco ASA
19 8 (21.62%) Cisco IOS
19 8 (21.62%) DHCP
19 8 (21.62%) Linux
19 8 (21.62%) 802.11
19 8 (21.62%) Nagios

GLBP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (5.41%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 37 (100.00%) HSRP
2 35 (94.59%) VPN
2 35 (94.59%) Firewall
3 33 (89.19%) VLAN
3 33 (89.19%) OSPF
4 31 (83.78%) BGP
5 30 (81.08%) EIGRP
6 27 (72.97%) LAN
7 22 (59.46%) WAN
7 22 (59.46%) DNS
7 22 (59.46%) Wireless
8 21 (56.76%) VRRP
9 20 (54.05%) Spanning Tree
10 14 (37.84%) RIP
11 11 (29.73%) MPLS
12 9 (24.32%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (21.62%) Structured Cabling
13 8 (21.62%) Cisco IOS
13 8 (21.62%) 802.11
13 8 (21.62%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Advertising
2 2 (5.41%) Games
2 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.41%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (78.38%) Network Engineer
2 15 (40.54%) Cisco Engineer
2 15 (40.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 13 (35.14%) Security Engineer
4 11 (29.73%) Senior Network Engineer
5 8 (21.62%) Network Security Engineer
5 8 (21.62%) Senior Security Engineer
5 8 (21.62%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 6 (16.22%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Designer
7 3 (8.11%) Network Designer
8 2 (5.41%) NOC Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Operations Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Network Operations Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Senior Firewall Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Senior Network Support
9 1 (2.70%) Technical Support Team Leader
9 1 (2.70%) Team Leader
9 1 (2.70%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (35.14%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.70%) AVVID
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Linux
2 7 (18.92%) Windows
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Network Design
2 6 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (10.81%) Load Balancing
4 3 (8.11%) ITIL
4 3 (8.11%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (8.11%) Network Architecture
4 3 (8.11%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (8.11%) Network Management
5 2 (5.41%) Electronic Trading
5 2 (5.41%) Change Management
5 2 (5.41%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (5.41%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.70%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.70%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.70%) Trend Analysis
6 1 (2.70%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.70%) Straight-Through Processing
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (43.24%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (40.54%) CCNP
3 10 (27.03%) CCSA
4 7 (18.92%) CCNA
5 2 (5.41%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) Nagios
2 7 (18.92%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (16.22%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (10.81%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (5.41%) Cacti
6 1 (2.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (51.35%) CheckPoint
3 10 (27.03%) Juniper
3 10 (27.03%) Meraki
4 5 (13.51%) SolarWinds
4 5 (13.51%) Aruba
4 5 (13.51%) VMware
5 4 (10.81%) F5
6 2 (5.41%) Veeam
6 2 (5.41%) Fortinet
6 2 (5.41%) Crossbeam
6 2 (5.41%) EMC
6 2 (5.41%) Citrix
6 2 (5.41%) Avaya
7 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.70%) Mitel
7 1 (2.70%) Ericsson
7 1 (2.70%) Siemens
7 1 (2.70%) IronPort
7 1 (2.70%) Barracuda Networks
South West London
Commensus
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
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