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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gateway Load Balancing Protocol (GLBP)
Rank 883 892 868
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -24
Permanent jobs citing GLBP 10 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.013% 0.005%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.055% 0.072% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 5
Average salary £56,000 £58,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% +110.90%
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 - £27,500

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
18260 20805 18853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.67% 18.13% 17.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15141 16472 15224
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +1.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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
(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 -1 10 £56,000 -3.44%
London +4 7 £57,000 -1.72%
East of England - 3 £48,000 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £48,000 -
Watford - 3 £48,000 -

GLBP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 34 (100.00%) Cisco
1 34 (100.00%) HSRP
2 32 (94.12%) VPN
2 32 (94.12%) Firewall
3 30 (88.24%) VLAN
4 26 (76.47%) OSPF
5 25 (73.53%) BGP
5 25 (73.53%) LAN
6 23 (67.65%) EIGRP
6 23 (67.65%) Wireless
7 20 (58.82%) DNS
8 19 (55.88%) VRRP
9 18 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
10 17 (50.00%) CheckPoint
10 17 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
11 16 (47.06%) WAN
12 15 (44.12%) CCNP
13 13 (38.24%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (38.24%) Juniper
13 13 (38.24%) MPLS
13 13 (38.24%) 802.1X
14 12 (35.29%) DHCP
15 11 (32.35%) SAN
15 11 (32.35%) Network Design
15 11 (32.35%) Data Centre
16 10 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
16 10 (29.41%) Multicast
17 9 (26.47%) SolarWinds
18 8 (23.53%) Structured Cabling
18 8 (23.53%) F5

GLBP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 34 (100.00%) HSRP
2 32 (94.12%) VPN
2 32 (94.12%) Firewall
3 30 (88.24%) VLAN
4 26 (76.47%) OSPF
5 25 (73.53%) BGP
5 25 (73.53%) LAN
6 23 (67.65%) EIGRP
6 23 (67.65%) Wireless
7 20 (58.82%) DNS
8 19 (55.88%) VRRP
9 17 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
10 16 (47.06%) WAN
11 13 (38.24%) MPLS
11 13 (38.24%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (35.29%) DHCP
13 11 (32.35%) SAN
14 10 (29.41%) Multicast
15 8 (23.53%) Structured Cabling
15 8 (23.53%) 802.11
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (17.65%) Games
1 6 (17.65%) Retail
2 4 (11.76%) Finance
3 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.94%) Advertising
4 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (88.24%) Network Engineer
2 15 (44.12%) Cisco Engineer
2 15 (44.12%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 11 (32.35%) Senior Network Engineer
4 8 (23.53%) Security Engineer
5 6 (17.65%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 6 (17.65%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (17.65%) Senior Security Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Network Designer
6 3 (8.82%) Designer
7 2 (5.88%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) NOC Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Network Operations Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Network Support
8 1 (2.94%) Technical Support Team Leader
8 1 (2.94%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.94%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (38.24%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.94%) AVVID
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Linux
2 6 (17.65%) Windows
3 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Network Design
2 10 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (17.65%) Project Planning
4 4 (11.76%) Load Balancing
5 3 (8.82%) Network Architecture
5 3 (8.82%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (8.82%) Network Management
5 3 (8.82%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (5.88%) Electronic Trading
6 2 (5.88%) Statistical Analysis
6 2 (5.88%) ITIL
6 2 (5.88%) Change Management
7 1 (2.94%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.94%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.94%) Trend Analysis
7 1 (2.94%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.94%) Straight-Through Processing
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (44.12%) CCNP
3 8 (23.53%) CCNA
4 5 (14.71%) CCSA
5 2 (5.88%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) Nagios
1 7 (20.59%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (17.65%) Cacti
2 6 (17.65%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (11.76%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (2.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) Cisco
2 17 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 13 (38.24%) Juniper
4 9 (26.47%) SolarWinds
5 8 (23.53%) F5
6 6 (17.65%) Crossbeam
7 5 (14.71%) Meraki
7 5 (14.71%) VMware
8 3 (8.82%) Aruba
9 2 (5.88%) Fortinet
9 2 (5.88%) Veeam
9 2 (5.88%) EMC
9 2 (5.88%) Citrix
9 2 (5.88%) Avaya
10 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
10 1 (2.94%) Mitel
10 1 (2.94%) Ericsson
10 1 (2.94%) Siemens
10 1 (2.94%) IronPort
10 1 (2.94%) Aastra