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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 327 296 348
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +52
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 941 1115 789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.86% 0.95% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 1.14% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 734 877 634
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +14.94%

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
93168 97426 88156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.87% 82.77% 80.95%
Number of salaries quoted 76231 78605 72151
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +4.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 28 July 2015 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 28 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
(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 -34 910 £52,500 +5.00% 96
London -62 331 £56,500 +7.61% 43
South East +71 324 £50,000 - 23
Surrey +44 118 £55,000 +4.76% 12
Yorkshire -94 75 £60,000 +14.28% 11
East of England +34 74 £47,000 +20.51% 7
City of London -59 67 £60,000 +14.28% 8
West Yorkshire -65 62 £57,500 +9.52% 9
Leeds -64 60 £57,500 +9.52% 7
Berkshire -23 57 £59,500 +19.00% 4
West Sussex +52 53 £45,000 -25.00% 4
North West -24 41 £47,500 -2.56% 8
Buckinghamshire +29 38 £52,500 +6.59% 1
Crawley +27 37 £45,000 -25.00% 3
Reading -9 37 £57,500 +6.97% 4
West Midlands -6 35 £50,000 +47.10% 2
Milton Keynes +24 32 £50,000 +1.52% 1
Hampshire -14 30 £50,000 +4.16%
Bedfordshire +13 25 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Manchester -21 24 £62,500 +38.88% 7
Birmingham +13 23 £70,000 +91.89% 1
South West -12 23 £32,750 -18.12% 1
Staines - 23 £36,000 -
Bedford +17 18 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Essex +9 18 £70,000 -
Cambridge +20 17 £43,750 -30.00% 4
Cambridgeshire +16 17 £43,750 -7.89% 4
Hertfordshire 0 14 £47,000 +43.51% 2
Cheshire +5 12 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Woking +28 11 £50,000 +4.16% 2

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 1021 (51.46%) Cisco
2 1012 (51.01%) Firewall
3 749 (37.75%) Linux
4 688 (34.68%) Windows
5 663 (33.42%) VMware
6 637 (32.11%) F5
7 616 (31.05%) Cisco Certification
8 540 (27.22%) WAN
9 526 (26.51%) Microsoft
10 515 (25.96%) VMware Infrastructure
11 503 (25.35%) LAN
12 482 (24.29%) DNS
13 453 (22.83%) CCNP
14 436 (21.98%) Data Centre
15 435 (21.93%) CheckPoint
16 424 (21.37%) VPN
17 404 (20.36%) TCP/IP
18 393 (19.81%) SQL Server
19 368 (18.55%) Clustering
20 330 (16.63%) BGP
21 325 (16.38%) Network Security
22 317 (15.98%) Active Directory
22 317 (15.98%) ITIL
23 315 (15.88%) SQL
24 312 (15.73%) Cisco ASA
25 310 (15.63%) Juniper
26 306 (15.42%) UNIX
27 305 (15.37%) Cisco Nexus
28 299 (15.07%) Finance
29 294 (14.82%) Red Hat

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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
1 272 (13.71%) Apache
2 226 (11.39%) IIS
3 166 (8.37%) Tomcat
4 161 (8.11%) SharePoint
5 129 (6.50%) MS Exchange
6 73 (3.68%) OpenStack
7 72 (3.63%) nginx
8 69 (3.48%) JBoss
9 67 (3.38%) Lync
10 66 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
10 66 (3.33%) WebSphere
11 61 (3.07%) WebLogic
12 57 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2010
13 34 (1.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 33 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2013
15 19 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
16 18 (0.91%) Jetty
16 18 (0.91%) GlassFish
17 17 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
18 15 (0.76%) Node.js
Applications
1 197 (9.93%) MS Excel
2 85 (4.28%) MS Visio
3 37 (1.86%) MS Office
4 7 (0.35%) PowerPivot
5 4 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.10%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.050%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 30 (1.51%) Oracle Applications
2 16 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (0.66%) Magento
4 10 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.15%) Tridion
8 1 (0.050%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.050%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.050%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 223 (11.24%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (2.92%) SaaS
3 56 (2.82%) Amazon EC2
4 44 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
5 41 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
6 40 (2.02%) PaaS
7 33 (1.66%) Office 365
8 24 (1.21%) Amazon ELB
9 21 (1.06%) Amazon S3
10 20 (1.01%) Route 53
11 16 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
12 13 (0.66%) IaaS
13 11 (0.55%) IBM SmartCloud
14 9 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 8 (0.40%) Heroku
16 7 (0.35%) Engine Yard
16 7 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
17 5 (0.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 4 (0.20%) Amazon Glacier
18 4 (0.20%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 1012 (51.01%) Firewall
2 540 (27.22%) WAN
3 503 (25.35%) LAN
4 482 (24.29%) DNS
5 424 (21.37%) VPN
6 404 (20.36%) TCP/IP
7 330 (16.63%) BGP
8 325 (16.38%) Network Security
9 312 (15.73%) Cisco ASA
10 305 (15.37%) Cisco Nexus
11 293 (14.77%) SAN
12 274 (13.81%) OSPF
13 259 (13.05%) MPLS
14 235 (11.84%) Wireless
15 194 (9.78%) EIGRP
16 191 (9.63%) VoIP
17 184 (9.27%) VLAN
18 182 (9.17%) DHCP
19 176 (8.87%) HTTP
20 145 (7.31%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 393 (19.81%) SQL Server
2 236 (11.90%) MySQL
3 88 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 81 (4.08%) Oracle Database
5 72 (3.63%) MongoDB
6 66 (3.33%) NoSQL
7 52 (2.62%) Apache Cassandra
8 49 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
9 47 (2.37%) Relational Database
10 44 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
11 27 (1.36%) Amazon RDS
12 24 (1.21%) Couchbase
13 23 (1.16%) Big Data
14 18 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
14 18 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
15 15 (0.76%) RDBMS
15 15 (0.76%) Redis
16 13 (0.66%) Data Mining
17 10 (0.50%) Riak
17 10 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 107 (5.39%) Git (software)
2 80 (4.03%) Subversion
3 78 (3.93%) Jenkins
4 32 (1.61%) Maven
5 29 (1.46%) TeamCity
6 25 (1.26%) Hudson
7 19 (0.96%) JIRA
8 16 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (0.71%) ProC
9 14 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 12 (0.60%) JUnit
10 12 (0.60%) Mercurial
11 10 (0.50%) Octopus Deploy
12 8 (0.40%) Cucumber
13 6 (0.30%) Liquibase
13 6 (0.30%) Flyway
14 5 (0.25%) NUnit
14 5 (0.25%) Ant
14 5 (0.25%) Eclipse
14 5 (0.25%) MSBuild
General
1 299 (15.07%) Finance
2 89 (4.49%) Telecoms
3 62 (3.13%) Banking
4 49 (2.47%) Retail
5 44 (2.22%) Legal
6 43 (2.17%) Games
7 35 (1.76%) Marketing
8 34 (1.71%) Advertising
9 29 (1.46%) Financial Institution
10 22 (1.11%) Billing
11 19 (0.96%) Electronics
12 15 (0.76%) Law
13 12 (0.60%) Publishing
13 12 (0.60%) Investment Banking
14 11 (0.55%) Manufacturing
15 7 (0.35%) Back Office
16 5 (0.25%) Local Government
17 3 (0.15%) Online Betting
17 3 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
18 2 (0.10%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 478 (24.09%) Network Engineer
2 305 (15.37%) Architect
3 212 (10.69%) Administrator
4 148 (7.46%) Senior Network Engineer
5 144 (7.26%) Systems Administrator
6 127 (6.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 117 (5.90%) Support Engineer
8 113 (5.70%) Network Architect
9 103 (5.19%) Analyst
10 102 (5.14%) Consultant
11 99 (4.99%) Developer
12 68 (3.43%) Linux Administrator
13 66 (3.33%) Network Consultant
14 64 (3.23%) Technical Architect
14 64 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
15 63 (3.18%) BizTalk Developer
16 62 (3.13%) Infrastructure Architect
17 61 (3.07%) Security Engineer
18 60 (3.02%) Cisco Engineer
19 59 (2.97%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (8.32%) .NET
2 155 (7.81%) Web Services
3 78 (3.93%) jQuery
4 77 (3.88%) .NET Framework
5 76 (3.83%) WCF
6 75 (3.78%) LAMP
7 67 (3.38%) EDI
7 67 (3.38%) JMS
8 65 (3.28%) CSS
8 65 (3.28%) Entity Framework
9 63 (3.18%) EDIFACT
10 62 (3.13%) Middleware
11 47 (2.37%) RESTful
12 44 (2.22%) XML
13 43 (2.17%) HTML
14 33 (1.66%) J2EE
15 30 (1.51%) RabbitMQ
15 30 (1.51%) 802.1X
15 30 (1.51%) Oracle Fusion
16 28 (1.41%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 436 (21.98%) Data Centre
2 368 (18.55%) Clustering
3 115 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
4 113 (5.70%) Replication
5 80 (4.03%) Public Cloud
6 64 (3.23%) Computer Science
7 50 (2.52%) Management Information System
8 41 (2.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 28 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
10 23 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
10 23 (1.16%) Digital Media
10 23 (1.16%) Over-the-Top Content
10 23 (1.16%) Private Cloud
11 22 (1.11%) PKI
12 20 (1.01%) N-Tier
13 18 (0.91%) User Experience
13 18 (0.91%) IVR
14 17 (0.86%) IPTV
15 15 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
15 15 (0.76%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 749 (37.75%) Linux
2 688 (34.68%) Windows
3 306 (15.42%) UNIX
4 221 (11.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 221 (11.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 169 (8.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 152 (7.66%) CentOS
7 104 (5.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 102 (5.14%) Solaris
9 77 (3.88%) Ubuntu
10 70 (3.53%) Debian
11 21 (1.06%) AIX
12 16 (0.81%) SUSE
13 15 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
14 14 (0.71%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 14 (0.71%) Scientific Linux
15 12 (0.60%) Windows 2000
16 10 (0.50%) Windows 7
17 9 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
18 8 (0.40%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 317 (15.98%) ITIL
2 204 (10.28%) Network Design
3 190 (9.58%) Agile Software Development
4 181 (9.12%) Disaster Recovery
5 176 (8.87%) DevOps
6 152 (7.66%) Performance Tuning
7 147 (7.41%) Project Management
8 141 (7.11%) Configuration Management
9 111 (5.59%) Business Continuity
10 106 (5.34%) E-Commerce
10 106 (5.34%) Migration
10 106 (5.34%) High Availability
11 99 (4.99%) Technical Architecture
11 99 (4.99%) Change Management
12 97 (4.89%) Capacity Planning
13 93 (4.69%) Network Management
14 90 (4.54%) Continuous Integration
14 90 (4.54%) MVC
15 85 (4.28%) Mentoring
16 78 (3.93%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 315 (15.88%) SQL
2 198 (9.98%) Perl
3 163 (8.22%) Bash Shell
4 148 (7.46%) Java
5 142 (7.16%) Python
6 135 (6.80%) PowerShell
7 113 (5.70%) C#
8 98 (4.94%) PHP
9 87 (4.39%) Ruby
10 63 (3.18%) ActionScript 2.0
10 63 (3.18%) ActionScript
11 47 (2.37%) Shell Script
12 43 (2.17%) JavaScript
13 38 (1.92%) C
14 30 (1.51%) Korn
15 23 (1.16%) T-SQL
16 21 (1.06%) VBScript
17 13 (0.66%) Groovy
18 10 (0.50%) C++
18 10 (0.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 616 (31.05%) Cisco Certification
2 453 (22.83%) CCNP
3 196 (9.88%) CCNA
4 150 (7.56%) CCIE
5 132 (6.65%) Degree
6 109 (5.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 100 (5.04%) Security Cleared
8 88 (4.44%) CCDP
9 84 (4.23%) MCSE
10 75 (3.78%) CCSE
11 58 (2.92%) CCSA
12 51 (2.57%) SC Cleared
13 49 (2.47%) HP ASE
14 48 (2.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 40 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
16 38 (1.92%) Check Point Certification
17 37 (1.86%) MCITP
18 23 (1.16%) CISSP
19 21 (1.06%) DV Cleared
19 21 (1.06%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (5.90%) SLA
2 46 (2.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 44 (2.22%) QA
4 25 (1.26%) PCI DSS
5 19 (0.96%) COBIT
6 14 (0.71%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.25%) WAI
8 3 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.10%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.050%) HL7
10 1 (0.050%) BS7799
10 1 (0.050%) FATCA
System Software
1 515 (25.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 317 (15.98%) Active Directory
3 134 (6.75%) Hyper-V
4 101 (5.09%) VMware ESX
5 93 (4.69%) vSphere
6 47 (2.37%) Oracle RAC
7 46 (2.32%) XenServer
8 41 (2.07%) NFS
9 39 (1.97%) KVM
10 37 (1.86%) Xen
10 37 (1.86%) vCloud
11 29 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
12 28 (1.41%) Terminal Services
13 26 (1.31%) iptables
14 24 (1.21%) Varnish
15 23 (1.16%) XenApp
15 23 (1.16%) Docker
16 20 (1.01%) Forefront TMG
17 19 (0.96%) UAG
17 19 (0.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 195 (9.83%) Puppet
2 116 (5.85%) Opscode Chef
3 100 (5.04%) Nagios
4 72 (3.63%) CiscoWorks
5 65 (3.28%) Ansible
6 45 (2.27%) SCCM
7 44 (2.22%) Cisco CUCM
8 39 (1.97%) FortiGate
9 35 (1.76%) SCOM
9 35 (1.76%) Hyperic
10 34 (1.71%) logstash
10 34 (1.71%) Cacti
11 30 (1.51%) NetBackup
11 30 (1.51%) WSUS
12 29 (1.46%) Cisco LMS
13 28 (1.41%) Cisco Prime
13 28 (1.41%) Vagrant
13 28 (1.41%) ZABBIX
14 26 (1.31%) Cobbler
14 26 (1.31%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 1021 (51.46%) Cisco
2 663 (33.42%) VMware
3 637 (32.11%) F5
4 526 (26.51%) Microsoft
5 435 (21.93%) CheckPoint
6 310 (15.63%) Juniper
7 294 (14.82%) Red Hat
8 273 (13.76%) HP
9 265 (13.36%) Citrix
10 262 (13.21%) Oracle
11 151 (7.61%) SolarWinds
12 131 (6.60%) Riverbed
13 105 (5.29%) NetApp
14 70 (3.53%) Symantec
15 68 (3.43%) Fortinet
16 66 (3.33%) Dell
17 62 (3.13%) IBM
18 51 (2.57%) Veritas
19 45 (2.27%) Huawei
19 45 (2.27%) EMC
South West London
Addition Solutions
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Ferrari Healy
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Bet
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
TechNet IT Recruitment (Permanent)
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000- £80,000 Plus attractive package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Central London / West End
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 + £6,600 Travel Allowance + £12% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
JM
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
London
Prism Digital
Salary: £70k - £80k per annum + 10% bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago