The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 300 367 318
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -49
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 1055 718 915
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.90% 0.66% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 0.83% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 820 581 729
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,020 £34,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,625
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.15%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
94474 86317 91123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.65% 79.42% 77.76%
Number of salaries quoted 75344 70549 77369
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £73,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Load Balancing
Salary Trend

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

Load Balancing Salary Trend in the UK

Load Balancing
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Load Balancing over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 within the UK.

Load Balancing Salary Histogram in the UK

Load Balancing
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 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 +76 1004 £50,000 +11.11% 72
London +73 416 £52,500 - 23
Yorkshire +51 219 £50,000 +17.64% 11
South East +10 196 £50,000 +11.11% 16
West Yorkshire +65 195 £50,000 +25.00% 8
Leeds +59 178 £52,500 +31.25% 6
City of London +66 142 £52,500 -6.66% 9
Surrey -7 67 £48,000 +6.66% 6
East of England +25 61 £39,000 -13.33% 7
Berkshire +25 59 £52,500 +16.66% 2
North West +2 55 £52,500 +40.00% 6
West Midlands +17 43 £37,500 -21.05% 2
Hampshire +17 41 £48,000 -4.47% 2
Manchester +15 39 £52,500 +40.00% 3
Reading +12 30 £55,500 +23.33%
Wales -5 27 £40,000 -9.09% 2
South Wales -9 27 £40,000 -9.09% 1
Suffolk - 24 £39,000 -
Ipswich - 24 £39,000 -
Cardiff +4 20 £55,000 +10.00%
North Yorkshire -23 17 £50,250 +11.66% 2
Birmingham +7 16 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Portsmouth - 16 £48,000 -
Bedfordshire +3 15 £35,000 -17.64% 2
York +1 15 £50,250 +64.75% 2
Basingstoke +4 13 £41,000 -13.68%
Staffordshire +3 13 £47,500 +35.71%
Kent -5 13 £57,500 +27.77%
Scotland -27 13 £42,500 +13.33%
Bradford - 12 £37,100 - 2

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Load Balancing 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 Load Balancing.

1 890 (43.41%) Firewall
2 828 (40.39%) Cisco
3 769 (37.51%) Windows
3 769 (37.51%) Linux
4 713 (34.78%) DNS
5 676 (32.98%) VMware
6 643 (31.37%) TCP/IP
7 503 (24.54%) VMware Infrastructure
8 492 (24.00%) Microsoft
9 429 (20.93%) Cisco Certification
10 420 (20.49%) Clustering
11 413 (20.15%) F5
12 406 (19.80%) ITIL
13 398 (19.41%) SAN
14 395 (19.27%) VPN
15 385 (18.78%) Finance
16 372 (18.15%) WAN
17 369 (18.00%) Juniper
18 360 (17.56%) Active Directory
19 356 (17.37%) Perl
20 351 (17.12%) LAN
21 345 (16.83%) UNIX
22 341 (16.63%) MySQL
23 335 (16.34%) Internet
24 334 (16.29%) Apache
25 333 (16.24%) MPLS
26 328 (16.00%) Java
27 326 (15.90%) Red Hat
28 324 (15.80%) CCNP
29 313 (15.27%) IIS

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Load Balancing 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 Load Balancing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 334 (16.29%) Apache
2 313 (15.27%) IIS
3 221 (10.78%) MS Exchange
4 214 (10.44%) Tomcat
5 107 (5.22%) SharePoint
5 107 (5.22%) Lync
6 101 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2010
7 88 (4.29%) nginx
8 73 (3.56%) CMS
9 69 (3.37%) WebLogic
10 54 (2.63%) Drupal
11 44 (2.15%) WebSphere
12 43 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2007
13 39 (1.90%) Office Communications Server
14 37 (1.80%) Jetty
15 26 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
16 24 (1.17%) Escenic
16 24 (1.17%) Node.js
17 20 (0.98%) WordPress
18 19 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 215 (10.49%) MS Excel
2 54 (2.63%) MS Office
3 34 (1.66%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.39%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.20%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.049%) MS Project
6 1 (0.049%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 26 (1.27%) Oracle Applications
2 14 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (0.39%) FastVal
4 8 (0.39%) Optimost
4 8 (0.39%) SunGard APT
5 7 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
6 6 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.24%) RMDS
8 4 (0.20%) Compiere
9 2 (0.098%) SiteCatalyst
9 2 (0.098%) SAP FI-CA
9 2 (0.098%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.098%) SAP SD
10 1 (0.049%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 78 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (2.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (2.44%) SaaS
4 48 (2.34%) Amazon EC2
5 44 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
6 35 (1.71%) Office 365
7 30 (1.46%) Amazon S3
8 22 (1.07%) Joyent
9 21 (1.02%) Amazon ELB
10 20 (0.98%) IaaS
11 12 (0.59%) PaaS
12 7 (0.34%) CloudFront
12 7 (0.34%) Rackspace Cloud
13 6 (0.29%) Route 53
13 6 (0.29%) Google App Engine
14 1 (0.049%) IBM SmartCloud
14 1 (0.049%) ElastiCache
14 1 (0.049%) Google Compute Engine
14 1 (0.049%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 890 (43.41%) Firewall
2 713 (34.78%) DNS
3 643 (31.37%) TCP/IP
4 398 (19.41%) SAN
5 395 (19.27%) VPN
6 372 (18.15%) WAN
7 351 (17.12%) LAN
8 335 (16.34%) Internet
9 333 (16.24%) MPLS
10 276 (13.46%) BGP
11 261 (12.73%) OSPF
12 257 (12.54%) DHCP
13 251 (12.24%) HTTP
14 238 (11.61%) SSL
15 228 (11.12%) SMTP
16 197 (9.61%) NAS
17 186 (9.07%) Cisco ASA
18 183 (8.93%) Network Security
19 161 (7.85%) EIGRP
20 136 (6.63%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 341 (16.63%) MySQL
2 269 (13.12%) SQL Server
3 71 (3.46%) Oracle Database
4 70 (3.41%) Relational Database
5 69 (3.37%) NoSQL
6 57 (2.78%) MongoDB
7 56 (2.73%) Redis
8 45 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
9 43 (2.10%) SQL Server 2005
10 40 (1.95%) DB2
10 40 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
11 39 (1.90%) RDBMS
12 37 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
13 34 (1.66%) Amazon RDS
14 33 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
15 25 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
16 24 (1.17%) Oracle Discoverer
16 24 (1.17%) SQL Server 2000
16 24 (1.17%) Big Data
17 22 (1.07%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 93 (4.54%) Git (software)
2 90 (4.39%) Jenkins
3 51 (2.49%) Subversion
4 26 (1.27%) JIRA
5 25 (1.22%) Maven
6 17 (0.83%) TeamCity
7 16 (0.78%) Mercurial
7 16 (0.78%) Hudson
8 12 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.20%) Bugzilla
10 3 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.15%) Selenium
11 2 (0.098%) WebLOAD
11 2 (0.098%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.049%) Ant
12 1 (0.049%) JUnit
12 1 (0.049%) TestDirector
12 1 (0.049%) LoadRunner
12 1 (0.049%) FishEye
12 1 (0.049%) NeoLoad
General
1 385 (18.78%) Finance
2 115 (5.61%) Telecoms
3 49 (2.39%) Banking
4 48 (2.34%) Publishing
5 46 (2.24%) Marketing
6 34 (1.66%) Legal
7 33 (1.61%) Advertising
8 30 (1.46%) Law
9 27 (1.32%) Games
9 27 (1.32%) Retail
10 20 (0.98%) Back Office
11 10 (0.49%) Online Betting
12 9 (0.44%) Investment Banking
12 9 (0.44%) Billing
12 9 (0.44%) Multimedia
13 7 (0.34%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.29%) Electronics
15 4 (0.20%) German Language
15 4 (0.20%) Front Office
16 3 (0.15%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 369 (18.00%) Network Engineer
2 286 (13.95%) Administrator
3 223 (10.88%) Architect
4 166 (8.10%) Systems Administrator
5 143 (6.98%) Linux Administrator
6 136 (6.63%) Senior Network Engineer
7 133 (6.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 107 (5.22%) Linux Engineer
9 104 (5.07%) Systems Engineer
10 90 (4.39%) Consultant
11 85 (4.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 84 (4.10%) Team Leader
13 81 (3.95%) Support Engineer
14 76 (3.71%) Security Engineer
15 73 (3.56%) Analyst
16 68 (3.32%) DevOps Engineer
17 66 (3.22%) Solutions Architect
18 64 (3.12%) Developer
19 62 (3.02%) Technical Architect
20 57 (2.78%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (6.20%) .NET
2 97 (4.73%) LAMP
3 93 (4.54%) Web Services
4 89 (4.34%) CSS
5 87 (4.24%) HTML
6 81 (3.95%) XML
7 74 (3.61%) Middleware
8 54 (2.63%) SOAP
9 52 (2.54%) ASP.NET
10 51 (2.49%) J2EE
11 34 (1.66%) RabbitMQ
12 30 (1.46%) Ajax
12 30 (1.46%) .NET Framework
12 30 (1.46%) RESTful
13 26 (1.27%) JSON
13 26 (1.27%) Oracle Fusion
13 26 (1.27%) jQuery
14 22 (1.07%) Software Packaging
15 21 (1.02%) MSMQ
16 20 (0.98%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 420 (20.49%) Clustering
2 82 (4.00%) Replication
3 80 (3.90%) Blackberry
4 79 (3.85%) Open Source
5 77 (3.76%) Computer Science
6 75 (3.66%) Enterprise Storage
7 66 (3.22%) Management Information System
8 56 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
9 48 (2.34%) PKI
10 39 (1.90%) Digital Media
11 36 (1.76%) Client/Server
12 33 (1.61%) Mobile App
13 29 (1.41%) Mathematics
14 28 (1.37%) Statistics
15 23 (1.12%) Social Media
15 23 (1.12%) CMDB
16 19 (0.93%) N-Tier
17 18 (0.88%) Streaming Media
18 16 (0.78%) HP StorageWorks
19 14 (0.68%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 769 (37.51%) Windows
1 769 (37.51%) Linux
2 345 (16.83%) UNIX
3 265 (12.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 253 (12.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 164 (8.00%) Solaris
6 162 (7.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 162 (7.90%) Ubuntu
7 155 (7.56%) CentOS
8 106 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 89 (4.34%) Debian
10 55 (2.68%) AIX
11 48 (2.34%) HPUX
12 44 (2.15%) Windows 7
13 24 (1.17%) Windows 8
14 20 (0.98%) FreeBSD
15 19 (0.93%) Android
16 16 (0.78%) Apple iOS
17 15 (0.73%) OpenBSD
18 13 (0.63%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 406 (19.80%) ITIL
2 212 (10.34%) E-Commerce
3 184 (8.98%) Performance Tuning
4 178 (8.68%) Change Management
5 156 (7.61%) DevOps
6 147 (7.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 117 (5.71%) Project Management
8 109 (5.32%) Service Delivery
9 101 (4.93%) Capacity Management
10 100 (4.88%) Incident Management
11 99 (4.83%) Network Management
12 95 (4.63%) Configuration Management
13 90 (4.39%) Service Management
14 87 (4.24%) Capacity Planning
15 84 (4.10%) Problem Management
16 77 (3.76%) Network Design
17 67 (3.27%) Business Intelligence
18 62 (3.02%) Change Control
19 59 (2.88%) Continuous Integration
20 58 (2.83%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 356 (17.37%) Perl
2 328 (16.00%) Java
3 271 (13.22%) SQL
4 239 (11.66%) Bash Shell
5 220 (10.73%) Python
6 159 (7.76%) PHP
7 154 (7.51%) Ruby
8 146 (7.12%) PowerShell
9 96 (4.68%) Shell Script
10 89 (4.34%) JavaScript
11 42 (2.05%) C#
12 34 (1.66%) C
13 24 (1.17%) T-SQL
14 23 (1.12%) C++
15 16 (0.78%) PL/SQL
16 14 (0.68%) VB.NET
17 12 (0.59%) VBScript
18 9 (0.44%) Tcl
19 8 (0.39%) PHP5
20 6 (0.29%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 429 (20.93%) Cisco Certification
2 324 (15.80%) CCNP
3 212 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 191 (9.32%) MCSE
5 186 (9.07%) CCNA
6 185 (9.02%) Degree
7 120 (5.85%) CCIE
8 78 (3.80%) Security Cleared
8 78 (3.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 74 (3.61%) MCSA
10 73 (3.56%) MCITP
11 58 (2.83%) SC Cleared
12 49 (2.39%) CCSP
13 46 (2.24%) CCSA
14 41 (2.00%) CCSE
15 37 (1.80%) MCP
16 36 (1.76%) JNCIA
17 33 (1.61%) MCTS
18 32 (1.56%) RHCE
19 31 (1.51%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (5.76%) SLA
2 102 (4.98%) PCI DSS
3 44 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 44 (2.15%) QA
4 22 (1.07%) ISO 9001
5 19 (0.93%) WAI
6 6 (0.29%) WCAG
7 5 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.20%) HL7
9 3 (0.15%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 503 (24.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 360 (17.56%) Active Directory
3 138 (6.73%) Hyper-V
4 132 (6.44%) vSphere
5 119 (5.80%) VMware ESX
6 68 (3.32%) NFS
6 68 (3.32%) UAG
7 63 (3.07%) VMware ESXi
8 50 (2.44%) Forefront TMG
9 45 (2.20%) XenApp
9 45 (2.20%) KVM
10 40 (1.95%) Oracle RAC
11 35 (1.71%) XenDesktop
12 30 (1.46%) Xen
12 30 (1.46%) Varnish
13 26 (1.27%) vCloud
14 25 (1.22%) Squid
14 25 (1.22%) ProxySG
15 22 (1.07%) XenServer
16 19 (0.93%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 279 (13.61%) Puppet
2 198 (9.66%) Nagios
3 161 (7.85%) Opscode Chef
4 80 (3.90%) Cacti
5 72 (3.51%) ZABBIX
6 55 (2.68%) SCOM
7 47 (2.29%) CiscoWorks
7 47 (2.29%) CFEngine
8 40 (1.95%) NetBackup
9 39 (1.90%) WSUS
10 35 (1.71%) HP NNM
11 32 (1.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 32 (1.56%) SCCM
11 32 (1.56%) Salt
11 32 (1.56%) Ansible
12 31 (1.51%) Zenoss
13 28 (1.37%) Munin
14 24 (1.17%) Backup Exec
15 23 (1.12%) Opsview
16 21 (1.02%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 828 (40.39%) Cisco
2 676 (32.98%) VMware
3 492 (24.00%) Microsoft
4 413 (20.15%) F5
5 369 (18.00%) Juniper
6 326 (15.90%) Red Hat
7 292 (14.24%) CheckPoint
8 259 (12.63%) Oracle
9 226 (11.02%) HP
10 222 (10.83%) Citrix
11 144 (7.02%) NetApp
12 118 (5.76%) JBoss
13 113 (5.51%) EMC
14 105 (5.12%) IBM
15 77 (3.76%) Dell
16 75 (3.66%) Veritas
17 67 (3.27%) SolarWinds
18 65 (3.17%) Blue Coat
19 64 (3.12%) Sun
20 47 (2.29%) Brocade
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
South Queensferry, West Lothian
I4 Recruitment
Salary: Dependant on experience
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Capita
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum OTE circa £50k (car allowance + quar
Posted: 18 hours ago
Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £60,000 per annum plus bonus and exceptional benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £24000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 to £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
JPS Selection
Salary: From £100,000 to £130,000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
EE
Salary: £Competitive+benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
EE
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Ortolan Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
Xchanging
Salary: Bens, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £40000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago