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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 315 361 329
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -32
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 980 738 892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.86% 0.69% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.85% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 753 599 706
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 £37,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,625 £67,500 £65,000
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
93849 86638 91621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.98% 81.20% 79.06%
Number of salaries quoted 74909 71197 77439
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £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 19 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 19 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 +59 927 £50,750 +12.77% 110
London +45 381 £52,500 - 47
Yorkshire +42 192 £50,000 +11.11% 17
West Yorkshire +55 178 £50,000 +17.64% 12
South East -15 169 £48,000 +6.66% 16
Leeds +57 161 £50,000 +11.11% 12
City of London +53 120 £53,000 -3.63% 15
Surrey -7 65 £51,250 +12.32% 4
East of England +7 64 £43,500 +2.95% 6
West Midlands +24 53 £45,000 -5.26% 10
North West +3 48 £52,500 +31.25% 4
Berkshire +5 37 £57,500 +35.29% 2
Hampshire +16 36 £48,000 -17.94% 2
Manchester +12 29 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Birmingham +3 25 £51,250 +7.89% 4
Ipswich - 22 £39,000 -
Suffolk - 22 £39,000 -
South Wales -5 21 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Wales -14 21 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Portsmouth - 19 £48,000 - 1
Staffordshire -2 16 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Cardiff -5 16 £52,500 +23.52% 1
Reading -8 16 £60,000 +33.33% 1
South West -36 16 £30,000 -25.00% 8
Bristol -2 15 £27,500 -31.25% 5
Scotland -24 15 £45,000 -7.69% 2
Basingstoke +12 13 £42,500 -30.61%
Cambridgeshire +8 13 £53,750 +13.15% 3
Bedfordshire -8 13 £41,250 -1.78% 1
Bradford -3 11 £37,100 -17.55%

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 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.

1 918 (43.99%) Firewall
2 881 (42.21%) Cisco
3 774 (37.09%) Linux
4 770 (36.90%) Windows
5 697 (33.40%) VMware
6 685 (32.82%) DNS
7 636 (30.47%) TCP/IP
8 524 (25.11%) VMware Infrastructure
9 487 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
10 484 (23.19%) Microsoft
11 482 (23.10%) F5
12 425 (20.36%) Clustering
13 415 (19.89%) ITIL
14 408 (19.55%) WAN
15 404 (19.36%) SAN
16 403 (19.31%) VPN
17 399 (19.12%) Juniper
18 393 (18.83%) CCNP
19 386 (18.50%) Finance
20 378 (18.11%) LAN
21 377 (18.06%) Active Directory
22 358 (17.15%) MPLS
23 349 (16.72%) Apache
24 347 (16.63%) Perl
25 343 (16.44%) MySQL
26 333 (15.96%) Red Hat
27 332 (15.91%) UNIX
28 328 (15.72%) Internet
29 324 (15.52%) IIS
30 318 (15.24%) CheckPoint

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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
1 349 (16.72%) Apache
2 324 (15.52%) IIS
3 219 (10.49%) MS Exchange
4 205 (9.82%) Tomcat
5 110 (5.27%) SharePoint
6 105 (5.03%) Lync
7 93 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2010
8 86 (4.12%) nginx
9 77 (3.69%) WebLogic
10 63 (3.02%) CMS
11 58 (2.78%) Drupal
12 42 (2.01%) WebSphere
13 39 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2007
14 33 (1.58%) Office Communications Server
15 26 (1.25%) Jetty
15 26 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
16 24 (1.15%) Escenic
17 23 (1.10%) OpenStack
17 23 (1.10%) Node.js
18 21 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 209 (10.01%) MS Excel
2 53 (2.54%) MS Visio
3 48 (2.30%) MS Office
4 8 (0.38%) InfoPath
5 5 (0.24%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.19%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.048%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 33 (1.58%) Oracle Applications
2 16 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (0.38%) Optimost
6 7 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
6 7 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.19%) Compiere
8 3 (0.14%) Markit EDM
8 3 (0.14%) SunGard APT
8 3 (0.14%) FastVal
9 2 (0.096%) SiteCatalyst
9 2 (0.096%) SAP FI-CA
9 2 (0.096%) RMDS
9 2 (0.096%) SAP SD
9 2 (0.096%) SAP FI
10 1 (0.048%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 78 (3.74%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (2.64%) SaaS
3 52 (2.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 43 (2.06%) Office 365
5 40 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
5 40 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
6 28 (1.34%) Amazon S3
7 22 (1.05%) IaaS
8 21 (1.01%) Amazon ELB
9 20 (0.96%) Joyent
10 12 (0.57%) PaaS
11 7 (0.34%) CloudFront
11 7 (0.34%) Rackspace Cloud
12 6 (0.29%) Route 53
13 3 (0.14%) Google App Engine
14 2 (0.096%) IBM SmartCloud
15 1 (0.048%) ElastiCache
15 1 (0.048%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 918 (43.99%) Firewall
2 685 (32.82%) DNS
3 636 (30.47%) TCP/IP
4 408 (19.55%) WAN
5 404 (19.36%) SAN
6 403 (19.31%) VPN
7 378 (18.11%) LAN
8 358 (17.15%) MPLS
9 328 (15.72%) Internet
10 311 (14.90%) BGP
11 285 (13.66%) OSPF
12 237 (11.36%) DHCP
13 229 (10.97%) HTTP
14 226 (10.83%) SMTP
15 224 (10.73%) SSL
16 210 (10.06%) Cisco ASA
17 197 (9.44%) Network Security
18 195 (9.34%) NAS
19 187 (8.96%) EIGRP
20 147 (7.04%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 343 (16.44%) MySQL
2 264 (12.65%) SQL Server
3 78 (3.74%) Oracle Database
4 72 (3.45%) Relational Database
5 64 (3.07%) NoSQL
6 58 (2.78%) MongoDB
7 56 (2.68%) Redis
8 44 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
9 42 (2.01%) DB2
10 41 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
10 41 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
11 40 (1.92%) RDBMS
12 35 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
13 31 (1.49%) Oracle Discoverer
14 30 (1.44%) Amazon RDS
15 29 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
16 24 (1.15%) Big Data
17 23 (1.10%) MariaDB
18 22 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
19 19 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 96 (4.60%) Git (software)
2 89 (4.26%) Jenkins
3 51 (2.44%) Subversion
4 31 (1.49%) JIRA
5 28 (1.34%) Maven
6 19 (0.91%) Hudson
7 16 (0.77%) TeamCity
8 14 (0.67%) Mercurial
9 12 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (0.24%) Bugzilla
11 4 (0.19%) NeoLoad
12 3 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (0.14%) Selenium
13 2 (0.096%) Ant
13 2 (0.096%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 2 (0.096%) Build Forge
14 1 (0.048%) TestDirector
14 1 (0.048%) LoadRunner
14 1 (0.048%) JUnit
General
1 386 (18.50%) Finance
2 131 (6.28%) Telecoms
3 50 (2.40%) Banking
4 45 (2.16%) Publishing
5 43 (2.06%) Marketing
6 39 (1.87%) Games
7 35 (1.68%) Law
7 35 (1.68%) Legal
8 33 (1.58%) Advertising
9 27 (1.29%) Retail
10 20 (0.96%) Back Office
11 13 (0.62%) Investment Banking
12 9 (0.43%) Online Betting
12 9 (0.43%) Multimedia
13 8 (0.38%) Manufacturing
14 7 (0.34%) Electronics
15 5 (0.24%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.24%) Billing
16 4 (0.19%) Front Office
16 4 (0.19%) German Language
Job Titles
1 385 (18.45%) Network Engineer
2 271 (12.99%) Administrator
3 248 (11.88%) Architect
4 153 (7.33%) Systems Administrator
5 142 (6.80%) Senior Network Engineer
6 141 (6.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 136 (6.52%) Linux Administrator
8 106 (5.08%) Systems Engineer
9 97 (4.65%) Linux Engineer
10 90 (4.31%) Consultant
11 81 (3.88%) Infrastructure Architect
12 79 (3.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 78 (3.74%) Support Engineer
14 77 (3.69%) Security Engineer
15 76 (3.64%) Analyst
16 75 (3.59%) Team Leader
17 74 (3.55%) Technical Architect
18 71 (3.40%) Solutions Architect
19 70 (3.35%) Developer
20 68 (3.26%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (5.80%) .NET
2 95 (4.55%) LAMP
3 94 (4.50%) HTML
4 93 (4.46%) CSS
5 91 (4.36%) Middleware
6 87 (4.17%) Web Services
7 76 (3.64%) XML
8 51 (2.44%) SOAP
9 46 (2.20%) ASP.NET
10 40 (1.92%) J2EE
11 37 (1.77%) RabbitMQ
12 35 (1.68%) Oracle Fusion
13 31 (1.49%) jQuery
14 29 (1.39%) Ajax
15 27 (1.29%) RESTful
16 25 (1.20%) HTML5
16 25 (1.20%) JSON
17 24 (1.15%) .NET Framework
18 22 (1.05%) MSMQ
19 20 (0.96%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 425 (20.36%) Clustering
2 132 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
3 88 (4.22%) Replication
4 82 (3.93%) Computer Science
5 74 (3.55%) Blackberry
6 72 (3.45%) Open Source
7 68 (3.26%) Enterprise Storage
7 68 (3.26%) Management Information System
8 54 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
9 42 (2.01%) PKI
10 38 (1.82%) Digital Media
11 31 (1.49%) Mathematics
12 30 (1.44%) Mobile App
13 26 (1.25%) CMDB
14 25 (1.20%) Statistics
15 24 (1.15%) Client/Server
16 22 (1.05%) Social Media
17 20 (0.96%) N-Tier
18 18 (0.86%) Streaming Media
19 17 (0.81%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 774 (37.09%) Linux
2 770 (36.90%) Windows
3 332 (15.91%) UNIX
4 269 (12.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 234 (11.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 169 (8.10%) Solaris
7 158 (7.57%) CentOS
8 155 (7.43%) Ubuntu
9 147 (7.04%) Windows Server 2003
10 111 (5.32%) Windows Server 2012
11 74 (3.55%) Debian
12 58 (2.78%) HPUX
13 53 (2.54%) AIX
14 41 (1.96%) Windows 7
15 20 (0.96%) Windows 8
15 20 (0.96%) FreeBSD
16 17 (0.81%) Apple iOS
17 16 (0.77%) Android
18 15 (0.72%) OpenBSD
19 12 (0.57%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 415 (19.89%) ITIL
2 235 (11.26%) E-Commerce
3 195 (9.34%) Performance Tuning
4 161 (7.71%) Change Management
5 159 (7.62%) DevOps
6 150 (7.19%) Disaster Recovery
7 138 (6.61%) Project Management
8 133 (6.37%) Agile Software Development
9 104 (4.98%) Service Delivery
10 91 (4.36%) Capacity Planning
10 91 (4.36%) Capacity Management
11 90 (4.31%) Network Management
11 90 (4.31%) Incident Management
11 90 (4.31%) Mentoring
12 83 (3.98%) Service Management
12 83 (3.98%) Configuration Management
12 83 (3.98%) Network Design
13 68 (3.26%) Business Intelligence
14 66 (3.16%) Problem Management
15 65 (3.11%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 347 (16.63%) Perl
2 310 (14.85%) Java
3 263 (12.60%) SQL
4 237 (11.36%) Bash Shell
5 208 (9.97%) Python
6 164 (7.86%) PHP
7 146 (7.00%) PowerShell
8 143 (6.85%) Ruby
9 98 (4.70%) Shell Script
10 94 (4.50%) JavaScript
11 43 (2.06%) C#
12 35 (1.68%) C
13 23 (1.10%) C++
14 18 (0.86%) T-SQL
15 16 (0.77%) VBScript
15 16 (0.77%) PL/SQL
16 15 (0.72%) Tcl
17 14 (0.67%) VB.NET
18 9 (0.43%) PHP5
19 6 (0.29%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 487 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
2 393 (18.83%) CCNP
3 209 (10.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 200 (9.58%) CCNA
5 197 (9.44%) Degree
6 189 (9.06%) MCSE
7 140 (6.71%) CCIE
8 86 (4.12%) Security Cleared
9 83 (3.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 73 (3.50%) MCSA
11 70 (3.35%) SC Cleared
12 67 (3.21%) MCITP
13 53 (2.54%) CCSP
14 47 (2.25%) CCSA
15 41 (1.96%) CCSE
16 39 (1.87%) JNCIA
17 36 (1.72%) RHCE
18 34 (1.63%) Citrix Certification
19 33 (1.58%) CISSP
19 33 (1.58%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (5.94%) SLA
2 107 (5.13%) PCI DSS
3 40 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 35 (1.68%) QA
5 20 (0.96%) ISO 9001
6 17 (0.81%) WAI
7 6 (0.29%) WCAG
8 5 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.19%) HL7
10 2 (0.096%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 524 (25.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 377 (18.06%) Active Directory
3 141 (6.76%) Hyper-V
4 125 (5.99%) VMware ESX
5 118 (5.65%) vSphere
6 77 (3.69%) UAG
7 72 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
8 54 (2.59%) NFS
9 50 (2.40%) Forefront TMG
10 49 (2.35%) Oracle RAC
11 46 (2.20%) XenApp
12 41 (1.96%) KVM
13 37 (1.77%) XenDesktop
14 30 (1.44%) Varnish
14 30 (1.44%) vCloud
15 29 (1.39%) Xen
16 28 (1.34%) Squid
17 27 (1.29%) ISA Server
18 26 (1.25%) ProxySG
19 20 (0.96%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 274 (13.13%) Puppet
2 193 (9.25%) Nagios
3 157 (7.52%) Opscode Chef
4 77 (3.69%) Cacti
5 73 (3.50%) ZABBIX
6 68 (3.26%) SCOM
7 47 (2.25%) CiscoWorks
8 43 (2.06%) CFEngine
9 41 (1.96%) NetBackup
10 40 (1.92%) SCCM
11 39 (1.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 34 (1.63%) Zenoss
12 34 (1.63%) Ansible
13 32 (1.53%) Salt
14 31 (1.49%) HP NNM
15 29 (1.39%) WSUS
16 27 (1.29%) Munin
17 25 (1.20%) Opsview
17 25 (1.20%) FortiGate
18 20 (0.96%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 881 (42.21%) Cisco
2 697 (33.40%) VMware
3 484 (23.19%) Microsoft
4 482 (23.10%) F5
5 399 (19.12%) Juniper
6 333 (15.96%) Red Hat
7 318 (15.24%) CheckPoint
8 265 (12.70%) Oracle
9 236 (11.31%) HP
10 226 (10.83%) Citrix
11 146 (7.00%) NetApp
12 121 (5.80%) IBM
13 115 (5.51%) EMC
14 111 (5.32%) JBoss
15 81 (3.88%) Dell
16 66 (3.16%) Veritas
17 63 (3.02%) Blue Coat
18 60 (2.87%) SolarWinds
19 59 (2.83%) Sun
20 56 (2.68%) Riverbed
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 per annum + FE Car, Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
ITS
Salary: Salary Depending on skills match, experience and qualifications
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 7 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Talent International
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £2000 - £27000 per annum + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Servicenow
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Stock & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Uxbridge, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eximius Group Limited
Salary: Offering very competitive annual salary
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: COMPETITIVE
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Ioko
Posted: 2 days ago