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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 316 321 342
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +21
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 1015 1024 817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.92% 0.86% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.05% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 792 783 639
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £45,000 £41,125
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +9.42%

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
91880 97952 88496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.25% 82.00% 80.12%
Number of salaries quoted 74257 78947 72679
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +7 969 £50,000 - 115
London +14 406 £55,000 +4.76% 41
South East +32 289 £47,500 +1.06% 25
City of London +3 111 £57,500 +4.54% 10
Surrey +56 109 £50,000 -2.43% 14
East of England +64 92 £46,250 +15.62% 7
Yorkshire -33 87 £57,500 +35.29% 15
Leeds +8 82 £60,000 +33.33% 10
West Yorkshire -11 82 £60,000 +37.14% 11
Berkshire -22 54 £50,000 +3.09% 7
Reading -9 40 £50,000 - 6
West Sussex +39 38 £42,500 +57.40% 1
Oxfordshire +38 30 £43,750 -2.77%
North West -8 29 £41,000 -18.00% 4
Essex +27 26 £50,000 -13.04% 1
South West -13 26 £34,000 -11.68% 11
Bedfordshire +23 25 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Bedford +52 24 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Buckinghamshire -4 23 £45,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire +18 22 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Cambridge +17 22 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Crawley +14 20 £42,500 +57.40% 1
West Midlands -38 20 £30,750 -18.00% 7
Woking - 20 £48,750 - 3
Scotland +31 19 £40,000 -1.23% 3
Wales +2 18 £35,000 +6.87%
Hertfordshire -1 18 £46,500 +16.25%
South Wales -6 18 £35,000 +6.87%
Milton Keynes -10 18 £45,000 -5.26% 2
East Midlands -2 17 £54,000 +58.82% 5

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 992 (49.85%) Firewall
2 973 (48.89%) Cisco
3 817 (41.06%) Linux
4 741 (37.24%) Windows
5 694 (34.87%) VMware
6 537 (26.98%) Cisco Certification
7 530 (26.63%) Microsoft
8 519 (26.08%) F5
9 507 (25.48%) WAN
10 477 (23.97%) VMware Infrastructure
11 474 (23.82%) DNS
12 449 (22.56%) TCP/IP
13 430 (21.61%) CCNP
14 414 (20.80%) VPN
15 413 (20.75%) LAN
16 403 (20.25%) SQL Server
17 387 (19.45%) CheckPoint
18 371 (18.64%) UNIX
19 351 (17.64%) SQL
20 350 (17.59%) Clustering
21 342 (17.19%) SAN
22 339 (17.04%) Juniper
23 335 (16.83%) Cisco ASA
24 324 (16.28%) ITIL
25 317 (15.93%) Network Security
26 315 (15.83%) BGP
27 314 (15.78%) Finance
28 304 (15.28%) Red Hat
29 303 (15.23%) MPLS
30 302 (15.18%) HP

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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
1 280 (14.07%) Apache
2 255 (12.81%) IIS
3 191 (9.60%) Tomcat
4 125 (6.28%) SharePoint
5 121 (6.08%) MS Exchange
6 91 (4.57%) JBoss
7 67 (3.37%) WebLogic
8 60 (3.02%) Lync
9 59 (2.96%) nginx
10 57 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
11 46 (2.31%) WebSphere
11 46 (2.31%) BizTalk Server
12 41 (2.06%) OpenStack
13 36 (1.81%) GlassFish
14 27 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2013
14 27 (1.36%) CMS
15 25 (1.26%) Office Communications Server
16 24 (1.21%) Commerce Server
16 24 (1.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 17 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 203 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 61 (3.07%) MS Visio
3 38 (1.91%) MS Office
4 7 (0.35%) PowerPivot
5 4 (0.20%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.10%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.050%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 30 (1.51%) Oracle Applications
2 10 (0.50%) Sophis RISQUE
3 9 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.30%) Magento
6 5 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (0.20%) Oracle 11i
7 4 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.10%) Dynamics GP
9 2 (0.10%) Agresso
9 2 (0.10%) Tridion
10 1 (0.050%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.050%) RMDS
10 1 (0.050%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 209 (10.50%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (3.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
4 45 (2.26%) SaaS
5 33 (1.66%) IaaS
5 33 (1.66%) PaaS
6 19 (0.95%) Office 365
6 19 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
7 18 (0.90%) Amazon S3
8 15 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
9 13 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
10 12 (0.60%) IBM SmartCloud
11 11 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 10 (0.50%) Heroku
12 10 (0.50%) Engine Yard
12 10 (0.50%) GitHub
13 5 (0.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 4 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
14 4 (0.20%) Joyent
15 3 (0.15%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 992 (49.85%) Firewall
2 507 (25.48%) WAN
3 474 (23.82%) DNS
4 449 (22.56%) TCP/IP
5 414 (20.80%) VPN
6 413 (20.75%) LAN
7 342 (17.19%) SAN
8 335 (16.83%) Cisco ASA
9 317 (15.93%) Network Security
10 315 (15.83%) BGP
11 303 (15.23%) MPLS
12 291 (14.62%) Cisco Nexus
13 246 (12.36%) OSPF
14 199 (10.00%) Wireless
15 190 (9.55%) VLAN
16 179 (8.99%) EIGRP
17 174 (8.74%) HTTP
18 166 (8.34%) VoIP
18 166 (8.34%) Internet
19 165 (8.29%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 403 (20.25%) SQL Server
2 254 (12.76%) MySQL
3 77 (3.87%) Relational Database
4 74 (3.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 69 (3.47%) MongoDB
6 65 (3.27%) Oracle Database
7 54 (2.71%) PostgreSQL
8 44 (2.21%) NoSQL
9 35 (1.76%) RDBMS
10 29 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
11 28 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
12 26 (1.31%) Oracle Discoverer
13 23 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
14 22 (1.11%) Data Mining
14 22 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
15 20 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
16 15 (0.75%) Redis
16 15 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
17 13 (0.65%) OLTP
17 13 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 103 (5.18%) Git (software)
2 85 (4.27%) Subversion
3 55 (2.76%) Jenkins
4 35 (1.76%) JIRA
5 31 (1.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 30 (1.51%) Eclipse
7 29 (1.46%) Maven
8 27 (1.36%) TeamCity
9 24 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
10 20 (1.01%) Visual Studio
11 19 (0.95%) NetBeans
11 19 (0.95%) JUnit
12 17 (0.85%) Mercurial
13 16 (0.80%) Octopus Deploy
14 15 (0.75%) StarTeam
15 13 (0.65%) Hudson
16 8 (0.40%) ClearQuest
16 8 (0.40%) InstallShield
16 8 (0.40%) MSI
17 5 (0.25%) JMeter
General
1 314 (15.78%) Finance
2 77 (3.87%) Telecoms
3 69 (3.47%) Games
4 64 (3.22%) Marketing
5 63 (3.17%) Banking
6 58 (2.91%) Advertising
7 39 (1.96%) Legal
8 32 (1.61%) Retail
9 24 (1.21%) Publishing
10 23 (1.16%) Law
10 23 (1.16%) Billing
11 19 (0.95%) Electronics
12 12 (0.60%) Financial Institution
13 10 (0.50%) Investment Banking
14 9 (0.45%) Manufacturing
15 7 (0.35%) Back Office
16 5 (0.25%) iGaming
16 5 (0.25%) Front Office
16 5 (0.25%) Local Government
17 3 (0.15%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 419 (21.06%) Network Engineer
2 293 (14.72%) Architect
3 201 (10.10%) Administrator
4 163 (8.19%) Systems Administrator
5 140 (7.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 138 (6.93%) Consultant
7 126 (6.33%) Support Engineer
8 115 (5.78%) Developer
9 114 (5.73%) Senior Network Engineer
10 101 (5.08%) Analyst
11 89 (4.47%) Network Architect
12 80 (4.02%) Network Consultant
13 78 (3.92%) Security Engineer
14 74 (3.72%) Solutions Architect
15 71 (3.57%) Technical Architect
16 66 (3.32%) Infrastructure Architect
17 64 (3.22%) Linux Administrator
18 62 (3.12%) Linux Systems Administrator
18 62 (3.12%) DevOps Engineer
19 59 (2.96%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (10.20%) .NET
2 183 (9.20%) Web Services
3 97 (4.87%) CSS
4 91 (4.57%) HTML
5 89 (4.47%) LAMP
6 74 (3.72%) .NET Framework
7 67 (3.37%) XML
8 64 (3.22%) RESTful
9 62 (3.12%) JMS
10 57 (2.86%) Middleware
11 56 (2.81%) WCF
12 51 (2.56%) jQuery
13 50 (2.51%) J2EE
14 44 (2.21%) EDI
14 44 (2.21%) Entity Framework
15 43 (2.16%) SOAP
16 42 (2.11%) EDIFACT
17 41 (2.06%) ASP.NET
18 36 (1.81%) RabbitMQ
19 30 (1.51%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 350 (17.59%) Clustering
2 115 (5.78%) Replication
3 113 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
4 80 (4.02%) Public Cloud
5 59 (2.96%) Computer Science
6 51 (2.56%) Management Information System
7 35 (1.76%) Open Source
8 32 (1.61%) Over-the-Top Content
9 30 (1.51%) Streaming Video
10 28 (1.41%) N-Tier
10 28 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
11 27 (1.36%) IPTV
12 24 (1.21%) Video Conferencing
12 24 (1.21%) User Experience
13 19 (0.95%) Digital Media
13 19 (0.95%) CESG
14 18 (0.90%) Mobile App
14 18 (0.90%) Private Cloud
15 16 (0.80%) Client/Server
15 16 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 817 (41.06%) Linux
2 741 (37.24%) Windows
3 371 (18.64%) UNIX
4 254 (12.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 232 (11.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 159 (7.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 137 (6.88%) CentOS
8 135 (6.78%) Solaris
9 119 (5.98%) Windows Server 2003
10 72 (3.62%) Ubuntu
11 64 (3.22%) Debian
12 30 (1.51%) AIX
13 26 (1.31%) HPUX
14 18 (0.90%) Android
15 17 (0.85%) Apple iOS
15 17 (0.85%) SUSE
16 11 (0.55%) Windows 7
17 9 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
18 8 (0.40%) Mac OS
18 8 (0.40%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (16.28%) ITIL
2 197 (9.90%) Disaster Recovery
3 195 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
4 171 (8.59%) Network Design
5 158 (7.94%) Performance Tuning
6 153 (7.69%) DevOps
7 144 (7.24%) Migration
8 140 (7.04%) Project Management
9 127 (6.38%) Capacity Planning
10 121 (6.08%) Configuration Management
11 114 (5.73%) E-Commerce
12 107 (5.38%) High Availability
13 97 (4.87%) Business Continuity
14 87 (4.37%) Technical Architecture
14 87 (4.37%) Network Management
15 81 (4.07%) Mentoring
16 77 (3.87%) Continuous Integration
16 77 (3.87%) Service Delivery
17 71 (3.57%) Change Management
17 71 (3.57%) OO
Programming Languages
1 351 (17.64%) SQL
2 249 (12.51%) Perl
3 200 (10.05%) Java
4 187 (9.40%) Bash Shell
5 168 (8.44%) Python
6 122 (6.13%) PHP
7 120 (6.03%) PowerShell
8 114 (5.73%) C#
9 92 (4.62%) Ruby
10 77 (3.87%) JavaScript
11 63 (3.17%) Shell Script
12 42 (2.11%) ActionScript 2.0
12 42 (2.11%) ActionScript
13 31 (1.56%) Korn
14 27 (1.36%) C++
15 25 (1.26%) T-SQL
16 21 (1.06%) C
17 13 (0.65%) VBScript
18 12 (0.60%) Bourne shell
19 11 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 537 (26.98%) Cisco Certification
2 430 (21.61%) CCNP
3 195 (9.80%) CCNA
4 167 (8.39%) Degree
5 128 (6.43%) CCIE
6 112 (5.63%) Security Cleared
7 104 (5.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 99 (4.97%) CCDP
9 88 (4.42%) MCSE
10 85 (4.27%) CCSE
11 68 (3.42%) SC Cleared
12 65 (3.27%) CCSA
13 52 (2.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 42 (2.11%) CISSP
15 39 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
16 35 (1.76%) DV Cleared
17 29 (1.46%) MCITP
18 26 (1.31%) MCP
19 25 (1.26%) CCA
19 25 (1.26%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (5.68%) SLA
2 76 (3.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 46 (2.31%) QA
4 30 (1.51%) PCI DSS
5 26 (1.31%) ISO 9001
6 18 (0.90%) COBIT
7 17 (0.85%) WAI
8 6 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.050%) FATCA
9 1 (0.050%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.050%) HL7
System Software
1 477 (23.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 281 (14.12%) Active Directory
3 134 (6.73%) Hyper-V
4 116 (5.83%) VMware ESX
5 96 (4.82%) vSphere
6 54 (2.71%) XenServer
7 52 (2.61%) Oracle RAC
8 44 (2.21%) Xen
9 42 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
10 37 (1.86%) KVM
10 37 (1.86%) NFS
11 34 (1.71%) Firmware
12 30 (1.51%) vCloud
13 28 (1.41%) Postfix
13 28 (1.41%) Sendmail
14 27 (1.36%) Terminal Services
15 24 (1.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 21 (1.06%) Varnish
17 16 (0.80%) ProxySG
18 15 (0.75%) iptables
Systems Management
1 188 (9.45%) Puppet
2 145 (7.29%) Nagios
3 120 (6.03%) Opscode Chef
4 49 (2.46%) NetBackup
5 45 (2.26%) WSUS
6 44 (2.21%) SCOM
6 44 (2.21%) Ansible
7 41 (2.06%) SCCM
8 40 (2.01%) CiscoWorks
9 37 (1.86%) Cisco Prime
10 36 (1.81%) Icinga
11 31 (1.56%) FortiGate
11 31 (1.56%) Cacti
12 28 (1.41%) logstash
13 27 (1.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 27 (1.36%) Legato
14 26 (1.31%) SELinux
15 24 (1.21%) Cobbler
16 20 (1.01%) Hyperic
17 19 (0.95%) Salt
Vendors
1 973 (48.89%) Cisco
2 694 (34.87%) VMware
3 530 (26.63%) Microsoft
4 519 (26.08%) F5
5 387 (19.45%) CheckPoint
6 339 (17.04%) Juniper
7 304 (15.28%) Red Hat
8 302 (15.18%) HP
9 281 (14.12%) Citrix
10 265 (13.32%) Oracle
11 186 (9.35%) SolarWinds
12 103 (5.18%) Riverbed
13 92 (4.62%) NetApp
14 78 (3.92%) Symantec
15 75 (3.77%) Fortinet
16 66 (3.32%) Veritas
17 63 (3.17%) IBM
18 62 (3.12%) Dell
19 56 (2.81%) EMC
20 52 (2.61%) Sun
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 13 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Networkers International Plc
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
Pillbox 38 (UK) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Stirling, Stirlingshire
Spring Technology
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + bonus, pension, medical
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Pension,Private Medical, Life Cove
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
JPS Selection
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £51000 per annum + Car Allowance and much more
Posted: 3 days ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + on call + certifications
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Red10
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package - Please apply for full details
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable plus package
Posted: 3 days ago