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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 330 356 338
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -18
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 962 734 880
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.84% 0.69% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.84% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 742 592 694
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 £37,100 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.77% +5.88%

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
93409 86961 92486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.00% 81.30% 79.03%
Number of salaries quoted 74709 71382 77947
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +41 910 £50,500 +12.22% 85
London +49 372 £52,500 - 33
Yorkshire +26 190 £50,000 +11.11% 12
West Yorkshire +41 174 £50,000 +11.11% 6
South East -13 166 £48,000 +6.66% 17
Leeds +58 159 £50,000 +11.11% 6
City of London +58 113 £55,000 +4.76% 7
Surrey -11 62 £52,500 +13.51% 2
East of England +6 59 £49,000 +12.00% 6
West Midlands +30 55 £45,000 -5.26% 5
North West +7 46 £52,500 +31.25% 3
Hampshire +6 35 £48,000 -26.15% 4
Berkshire -7 35 £53,025 +24.76% 6
Birmingham +4 26 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Manchester +9 23 £55,000 +37.50% 1
South Wales +9 23 £37,500 -1.31%
Wales -3 23 £37,500 -1.31%
Suffolk - 19 £39,000 - 2
Portsmouth - 19 £48,000 -
Ipswich - 18 £39,000 - 2
Cardiff -2 17 £50,000 +42.85%
South West -33 17 £31,250 -21.87% 8
Staffordshire +2 16 £45,000 +28.57%
Basingstoke +12 15 £42,500 -30.61% 1
Cheshire +2 15 £52,500 -4.54% 2
Buckinghamshire +7 14 £41,750 +28.46% 2
Cambridgeshire +7 14 £53,750 +13.15% 2
Bristol -4 14 £27,500 -31.25% 5
South Yorkshire -8 13 £55,000 +12.82% 1
Reading -10 12 £57,500 +27.77% 3

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 930 (44.58%) Firewall
2 899 (43.10%) Cisco
3 778 (37.30%) Linux
4 774 (37.10%) Windows
5 695 (33.32%) VMware
6 685 (32.84%) DNS
7 635 (30.44%) TCP/IP
8 522 (25.02%) VMware Infrastructure
9 508 (24.35%) F5
10 499 (23.92%) Cisco Certification
11 481 (23.06%) Microsoft
12 429 (20.57%) Clustering
13 415 (19.89%) VPN
14 411 (19.70%) ITIL
15 407 (19.51%) WAN
15 407 (19.51%) CCNP
16 405 (19.42%) SAN
17 402 (19.27%) Juniper
18 387 (18.55%) Finance
19 380 (18.22%) Active Directory
20 378 (18.12%) LAN
21 375 (17.98%) MPLS
22 355 (17.02%) Apache
23 349 (16.73%) Perl
24 340 (16.30%) UNIX
25 338 (16.20%) IIS
26 337 (16.16%) MySQL
27 332 (15.92%) CheckPoint
28 325 (15.58%) Red Hat
29 321 (15.39%) Internet

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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
1 355 (17.02%) Apache
2 338 (16.20%) IIS
3 224 (10.74%) MS Exchange
4 198 (9.49%) Tomcat
5 108 (5.18%) SharePoint
6 106 (5.08%) Lync
7 88 (4.22%) Exchange Server 2010
8 86 (4.12%) nginx
9 82 (3.93%) WebLogic
10 59 (2.83%) CMS
10 59 (2.83%) Drupal
11 46 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2007
12 42 (2.01%) WebSphere
13 33 (1.58%) Office Communications Server
14 27 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2013
15 25 (1.20%) Jetty
16 24 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
16 24 (1.15%) OpenStack
16 24 (1.15%) Escenic
17 23 (1.10%) Node.js
Applications
1 206 (9.88%) MS Excel
2 54 (2.59%) MS Visio
3 49 (2.35%) MS Office
4 8 (0.38%) InfoPath
5 6 (0.29%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.19%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.048%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 36 (1.73%) Oracle Applications
2 17 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
3 16 (0.77%) Oracle EBS R12
4 11 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (0.38%) Optimost
6 7 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.19%) Compiere
9 3 (0.14%) Markit EDM
10 2 (0.096%) SiteCatalyst
10 2 (0.096%) SAP FI-CA
10 2 (0.096%) RMDS
10 2 (0.096%) SAP SD
10 2 (0.096%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 79 (3.79%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (2.49%) SaaS
3 49 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 46 (2.21%) Office 365
5 42 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
6 38 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
7 30 (1.44%) Amazon S3
8 21 (1.01%) Amazon ELB
9 19 (0.91%) IaaS
10 15 (0.72%) Joyent
11 12 (0.58%) PaaS
12 8 (0.38%) CloudFront
13 7 (0.34%) Rackspace Cloud
14 6 (0.29%) Route 53
15 3 (0.14%) IBM SmartCloud
15 3 (0.14%) Google App Engine
16 1 (0.048%) ElastiCache
16 1 (0.048%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 930 (44.58%) Firewall
2 685 (32.84%) DNS
3 635 (30.44%) TCP/IP
4 415 (19.89%) VPN
5 407 (19.51%) WAN
6 405 (19.42%) SAN
7 378 (18.12%) LAN
8 375 (17.98%) MPLS
9 321 (15.39%) Internet
10 320 (15.34%) BGP
11 294 (14.09%) OSPF
12 235 (11.27%) SMTP
13 233 (11.17%) DHCP
14 222 (10.64%) HTTP
15 221 (10.59%) Cisco ASA
16 216 (10.35%) SSL
17 209 (10.02%) Network Security
18 197 (9.44%) NAS
19 194 (9.30%) EIGRP
20 157 (7.53%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 337 (16.16%) MySQL
2 262 (12.56%) SQL Server
3 82 (3.93%) Oracle Database
4 71 (3.40%) Relational Database
5 59 (2.83%) NoSQL
6 57 (2.73%) MongoDB
7 55 (2.64%) Redis
8 41 (1.97%) DB2
8 41 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
9 40 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
10 38 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
10 38 (1.82%) RDBMS
11 37 (1.77%) Oracle Database 11g
12 34 (1.63%) Oracle Discoverer
13 31 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
14 26 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
15 23 (1.10%) Big Data
15 23 (1.10%) MariaDB
16 22 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
17 21 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 98 (4.70%) Git (software)
2 89 (4.27%) Jenkins
3 54 (2.59%) Subversion
4 35 (1.68%) JIRA
5 29 (1.39%) Maven
6 20 (0.96%) Hudson
7 17 (0.81%) TeamCity
8 14 (0.67%) Mercurial
9 13 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (0.34%) NeoLoad
11 5 (0.24%) Bugzilla
12 3 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (0.14%) Build Forge
12 3 (0.14%) Selenium
12 3 (0.14%) Ant
13 2 (0.096%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 1 (0.048%) TestDirector
14 1 (0.048%) LoadRunner
14 1 (0.048%) JUnit
General
1 387 (18.55%) Finance
2 137 (6.57%) Telecoms
3 54 (2.59%) Banking
4 45 (2.16%) Publishing
5 41 (1.97%) Marketing
6 39 (1.87%) Games
7 35 (1.68%) Legal
7 35 (1.68%) Advertising
8 33 (1.58%) Law
9 28 (1.34%) Retail
10 24 (1.15%) Back Office
11 12 (0.58%) Investment Banking
12 9 (0.43%) Multimedia
13 8 (0.38%) Manufacturing
13 8 (0.38%) Online Betting
14 7 (0.34%) Electronics
15 6 (0.29%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.24%) Billing
17 4 (0.19%) Front Office
17 4 (0.19%) German Language
Job Titles
1 381 (18.26%) Network Engineer
2 266 (12.75%) Administrator
3 248 (11.89%) Architect
4 147 (7.05%) Systems Administrator
4 147 (7.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 145 (6.95%) Senior Network Engineer
6 130 (6.23%) Linux Administrator
7 103 (4.94%) Systems Engineer
8 99 (4.75%) Consultant
9 94 (4.51%) Linux Engineer
10 86 (4.12%) Infrastructure Architect
11 80 (3.84%) Team Leader
11 80 (3.84%) Support Engineer
12 75 (3.60%) Security Engineer
13 74 (3.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 72 (3.45%) Technical Architect
15 71 (3.40%) Analyst
16 69 (3.31%) Solutions Architect
17 66 (3.16%) Developer
18 64 (3.07%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (5.80%) .NET
2 98 (4.70%) Middleware
3 91 (4.36%) LAMP
3 91 (4.36%) CSS
4 90 (4.31%) HTML
5 85 (4.07%) Web Services
6 73 (3.50%) XML
7 48 (2.30%) SOAP
8 40 (1.92%) ASP.NET
9 38 (1.82%) Oracle Fusion
9 38 (1.82%) RabbitMQ
10 36 (1.73%) J2EE
11 33 (1.58%) jQuery
12 29 (1.39%) Ajax
13 27 (1.29%) HTML5
14 25 (1.20%) RESTful
15 23 (1.10%) JSON
16 22 (1.05%) MSMQ
17 21 (1.01%) CSS3
18 20 (0.96%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 429 (20.57%) Clustering
2 129 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
3 83 (3.98%) Replication
4 82 (3.93%) Computer Science
5 73 (3.50%) Blackberry
6 70 (3.36%) Open Source
7 66 (3.16%) Management Information System
8 63 (3.02%) Enterprise Storage
9 53 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
10 41 (1.97%) PKI
11 38 (1.82%) Digital Media
12 29 (1.39%) Mobile App
12 29 (1.39%) Statistics
12 29 (1.39%) Mathematics
13 27 (1.29%) CMDB
14 23 (1.10%) Client/Server
15 21 (1.01%) Social Media
16 19 (0.91%) N-Tier
17 18 (0.86%) Streaming Media
18 17 (0.81%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 778 (37.30%) Linux
2 774 (37.10%) Windows
3 340 (16.30%) UNIX
4 266 (12.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 226 (10.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 167 (8.01%) Solaris
7 157 (7.53%) CentOS
8 152 (7.29%) Ubuntu
9 143 (6.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 112 (5.37%) Windows Server 2012
11 68 (3.26%) Debian
12 60 (2.88%) HPUX
13 56 (2.68%) AIX
14 41 (1.97%) Windows 7
15 19 (0.91%) FreeBSD
16 18 (0.86%) Windows 8
17 17 (0.81%) Apple iOS
18 16 (0.77%) Android
19 15 (0.72%) OpenBSD
20 12 (0.58%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 411 (19.70%) ITIL
2 237 (11.36%) E-Commerce
3 192 (9.20%) Performance Tuning
4 156 (7.48%) Change Management
5 153 (7.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 148 (7.09%) DevOps
7 135 (6.47%) Project Management
8 133 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
9 106 (5.08%) Service Delivery
10 92 (4.41%) Capacity Planning
11 91 (4.36%) Capacity Management
11 91 (4.36%) Incident Management
12 88 (4.22%) Network Management
12 88 (4.22%) Network Design
12 88 (4.22%) Mentoring
13 79 (3.79%) Service Management
14 76 (3.64%) Configuration Management
15 68 (3.26%) TOGAF
16 66 (3.16%) Business Intelligence
17 65 (3.12%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 349 (16.73%) Perl
2 300 (14.38%) Java
3 250 (11.98%) SQL
4 241 (11.55%) Bash Shell
5 201 (9.64%) Python
6 168 (8.05%) PHP
7 155 (7.43%) PowerShell
8 139 (6.66%) Ruby
9 96 (4.60%) Shell Script
10 92 (4.41%) JavaScript
11 39 (1.87%) C#
12 36 (1.73%) C
13 24 (1.15%) C++
14 19 (0.91%) VB.NET
15 17 (0.81%) VBScript
15 17 (0.81%) PL/SQL
16 15 (0.72%) T-SQL
16 15 (0.72%) Tcl
17 10 (0.48%) PHP5
18 6 (0.29%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 499 (23.92%) Cisco Certification
2 407 (19.51%) CCNP
3 202 (9.68%) CCNA
4 198 (9.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 189 (9.06%) Degree
6 177 (8.49%) MCSE
7 144 (6.90%) CCIE
8 87 (4.17%) Security Cleared
9 83 (3.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 71 (3.40%) SC Cleared
11 69 (3.31%) MCSA
12 67 (3.21%) MCITP
13 52 (2.49%) CCSP
14 46 (2.21%) CCSA
15 43 (2.06%) CCSE
16 38 (1.82%) JNCIA
17 36 (1.73%) CISSP
18 34 (1.63%) RHCE
18 34 (1.63%) DV Cleared
19 33 (1.58%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (5.80%) SLA
2 114 (5.47%) PCI DSS
3 38 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 30 (1.44%) QA
5 21 (1.01%) ISO 9001
6 15 (0.72%) WAI
7 6 (0.29%) WCAG
8 3 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.14%) HL7
System Software
1 522 (25.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 380 (18.22%) Active Directory
3 137 (6.57%) Hyper-V
4 121 (5.80%) VMware ESX
5 116 (5.56%) vSphere
6 76 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
7 73 (3.50%) UAG
8 55 (2.64%) Oracle RAC
9 50 (2.40%) NFS
10 48 (2.30%) Forefront TMG
11 43 (2.06%) XenApp
12 40 (1.92%) KVM
13 37 (1.77%) XenDesktop
14 31 (1.49%) vCloud
15 29 (1.39%) ISA Server
15 29 (1.39%) Xen
16 27 (1.29%) Varnish
17 26 (1.25%) Squid
17 26 (1.25%) ProxySG
18 19 (0.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 265 (12.70%) Puppet
2 184 (8.82%) Nagios
3 145 (6.95%) Opscode Chef
4 76 (3.64%) Cacti
5 72 (3.45%) SCOM
6 71 (3.40%) ZABBIX
7 45 (2.16%) CiscoWorks
8 44 (2.11%) SCCM
9 42 (2.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 40 (1.92%) CFEngine
11 36 (1.73%) NetBackup
11 36 (1.73%) Ansible
12 33 (1.58%) Zenoss
13 32 (1.53%) Salt
14 29 (1.39%) HP NNM
15 27 (1.29%) WSUS
16 25 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
16 25 (1.20%) Opsview
17 24 (1.15%) FortiGate
17 24 (1.15%) Munin
Vendors
1 899 (43.10%) Cisco
2 695 (33.32%) VMware
3 508 (24.35%) F5
4 481 (23.06%) Microsoft
5 402 (19.27%) Juniper
6 332 (15.92%) CheckPoint
7 325 (15.58%) Red Hat
8 267 (12.80%) Oracle
9 228 (10.93%) HP
10 223 (10.69%) Citrix
11 148 (7.09%) NetApp
12 124 (5.94%) IBM
13 111 (5.32%) EMC
14 106 (5.08%) JBoss
15 78 (3.74%) Dell
16 62 (2.97%) Blue Coat
17 61 (2.92%) Veritas
18 57 (2.73%) Sun
19 56 (2.68%) Riverbed
20 55 (2.64%) SolarWinds
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 20% bonus + much more
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Groveland
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits.
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent salary and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
LV=
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ATOS - AMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Consulting Point
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Xchanging
Salary: Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
LEXSTRA
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
LEXSTRA
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + excellent training
Posted: 4 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £45000 - £61000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago