The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 362 327 351
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +24
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 721 1006 981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.80% 0.95% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 1.09% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 529 816 817
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +4.16%

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
78934 92697 97322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.07% 87.56% 85.72%
Number of salaries quoted 65072 76555 80048
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,193
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Load Balancing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 10 December 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -53 670 £52,500 +5.00% 54
London -43 267 £60,000 +5.72% 24
South East +29 183 £52,500 +5.00% 7
Surrey +32 62 £50,000 -9.09% 2
East of England +23 55 £47,500 -5.00% 5
Berkshire +45 45 £65,000 +5.69% 1
North West -42 45 £40,500 -19.00% 3
Yorkshire -32 40 £46,250 +3.93% 4
West Midlands -20 38 £45,000 - 4
Hampshire -1 34 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Manchester -4 31 £44,000 +0.57% 2
South West -1 30 £45,000 +11.80% 5
West Yorkshire -36 29 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Bedfordshire +26 28 £47,500 -5.94% 1
Leeds -32 25 £55,000 +25.35% 1
City of London +2 24 £65,000 +10.63%
Buckinghamshire +19 20 £70,000 +33.33% 2
Reading +12 20 £65,000 +5.69% 1
Reigate +18 19 £50,000 -9.09%
Maidenhead +11 17 £65,000 -
Basingstoke +2 17 £45,000 +28.57%
Wales -14 15 £40,000 -11.11%
Hertfordshire +14 14 £37,500 -21.05% 2
East Midlands +1 14 £52,750 +17.22%
Luton - 14 £45,000 - 1
Warwickshire +16 13 £37,500 -42.30% 1
West Sussex +3 12 £56,750 +16.41%
South Wales -3 12 £39,000 -13.33%
Scotland +22 11 £39,000 -13.33% 2
South Yorkshire +16 11 £27,500 +10.00% 2

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing Load Balancing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 714 (50.71%) Firewall
2 628 (44.60%) Cisco
3 569 (40.41%) Linux
4 484 (34.38%) Windows
5 448 (31.82%) VMware
6 427 (30.33%) Cisco Certification
7 411 (29.19%) DNS
8 371 (26.35%) Microsoft
9 357 (25.36%) WAN
9 357 (25.36%) F5
10 353 (25.07%) VMware Infrastructure
11 338 (24.01%) Data Centre
12 310 (22.02%) Amazon AWS
12 310 (22.02%) CCNP
13 309 (21.95%) LAN
14 280 (19.89%) Active Directory
14 280 (19.89%) ITIL
15 268 (19.03%) Clustering
16 265 (18.82%) VPN
16 265 (18.82%) Windows Server
17 257 (18.25%) TCP/IP
18 244 (17.33%) SQL Server
19 242 (17.19%) Juniper
20 232 (16.48%) CCNA
21 220 (15.63%) Finance
22 218 (15.48%) CheckPoint
23 212 (15.06%) Apache
24 204 (14.49%) High Availability
25 202 (14.35%) Cisco ASA
26 198 (14.06%) DevOps

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 212 (15.06%) Apache
2 155 (11.01%) IIS
3 150 (10.65%) Tomcat
4 95 (6.75%) MS Exchange
5 76 (5.40%) nginx
6 74 (5.26%) WebLogic
7 68 (4.83%) JBoss
8 59 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2010
9 54 (3.84%) SharePoint
10 47 (3.34%) Exchange Server 2013
11 34 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2007
12 29 (2.06%) Skype for Business
13 26 (1.85%) WebSphere
14 25 (1.78%) CMS
15 24 (1.70%) Elasticsearch
16 23 (1.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 21 (1.49%) Oracle Service Bus
18 19 (1.35%) lighttpd
18 19 (1.35%) OpenStack
19 14 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 122 (8.66%) MS Excel
2 42 (2.98%) MS Visio
3 31 (2.20%) MS Office
4 8 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (0.71%) Magento
4 5 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.071%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.071%) SAP FS
Cloud Services
1 310 (22.02%) Amazon AWS
2 142 (10.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 57 (4.05%) SaaS
4 54 (3.84%) Office 365
5 39 (2.77%) PaaS
6 37 (2.63%) IaaS
7 28 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
8 26 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
9 24 (1.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 20 (1.42%) Amazon ELB
10 20 (1.42%) Amazon S3
11 12 (0.85%) CloudFront
12 9 (0.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 9 (0.64%) Route 53
13 8 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
13 8 (0.57%) IBM Cloud
14 7 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
14 7 (0.50%) SoftLayer
15 6 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
15 6 (0.43%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 714 (50.71%) Firewall
2 411 (29.19%) DNS
3 357 (25.36%) WAN
4 309 (21.95%) LAN
5 265 (18.82%) VPN
6 257 (18.25%) TCP/IP
7 202 (14.35%) Cisco ASA
8 192 (13.64%) MPLS
9 178 (12.64%) SAN
10 169 (12.00%) BGP
11 167 (11.86%) Network Security
12 157 (11.15%) OSPF
13 147 (10.44%) DHCP
14 140 (9.94%) Cisco Nexus
15 118 (8.38%) SSL
16 114 (8.10%) Internet
17 109 (7.74%) Wireless
18 102 (7.24%) VoIP
19 101 (7.17%) HTTP
20 84 (5.97%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 244 (17.33%) SQL Server
2 142 (10.09%) MySQL
3 81 (5.75%) NoSQL
4 70 (4.97%) Relational Database
5 49 (3.48%) RDBMS
6 42 (2.98%) MongoDB
7 40 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
8 30 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
9 29 (2.06%) Apache Cassandra
10 27 (1.92%) Redis
11 26 (1.85%) InterSystems Cache
11 26 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
12 23 (1.63%) Hadoop
13 22 (1.56%) Oracle Database
14 21 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
15 20 (1.42%) Oracle Database 12c
16 16 (1.14%) Big Data
17 15 (1.07%) MariaDB
18 13 (0.92%) Amazon Redshift
19 10 (0.71%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 72 (5.11%) Git (software)
2 67 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 28 (1.99%) JIRA
4 20 (1.42%) Subversion
5 15 (1.07%) Vagrant
6 13 (0.92%) Hudson
7 11 (0.78%) TeamCity
8 9 (0.64%) Selenium
9 8 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (0.43%) Bitbucket
10 6 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (0.36%) Buildbot
11 5 (0.36%) PhantomJS
11 5 (0.36%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.21%) CircleCI
12 3 (0.21%) JMeter
12 3 (0.21%) MSI
13 2 (0.14%) Gatling
13 2 (0.14%) git-flow
13 2 (0.14%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 220 (15.63%) Finance
2 103 (7.32%) Telecoms
3 87 (6.18%) Banking
4 56 (3.98%) Marketing
5 34 (2.41%) Advertising
6 32 (2.27%) Games
7 29 (2.06%) Retail
8 28 (1.99%) Publishing
9 24 (1.70%) Back Office
10 14 (0.99%) French Language
11 12 (0.85%) Front Office
11 12 (0.85%) Legal
12 9 (0.64%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.57%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.43%) Billing
15 5 (0.36%) Aerospace
15 5 (0.36%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.36%) Welsh Language
16 2 (0.14%) Electronics
16 2 (0.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 360 (25.57%) Network Engineer
2 249 (17.68%) Architect
3 109 (7.74%) Administrator
4 107 (7.60%) Infrastructure Architect
5 97 (6.89%) Senior Network Engineer
6 96 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 86 (6.11%) Linux Engineer
8 80 (5.68%) Consultant
8 80 (5.68%) Systems Administrator
9 76 (5.40%) Cisco Engineer
9 76 (5.40%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 70 (4.97%) Cloud Architect
11 66 (4.69%) Systems Engineer
12 64 (4.55%) Developer
12 64 (4.55%) Security Engineer
13 60 (4.26%) Support Engineer
14 59 (4.19%) Technical Architect
15 57 (4.05%) Analyst
16 51 (3.62%) Linux Administrator
16 51 (3.62%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (12.14%) Web Services
2 92 (6.53%) LAMP
3 85 (6.04%) Middleware
4 84 (5.97%) .NET
5 76 (5.40%) CSS
5 76 (5.40%) HTML
6 59 (4.19%) J2EE
7 50 (3.55%) LEMP Stack
8 48 (3.41%) RESTful
8 48 (3.41%) XML
9 37 (2.63%) REST
9 37 (2.63%) SOAP
10 28 (1.99%) HTML5
10 28 (1.99%) jQuery
11 26 (1.85%) 802.1X
12 25 (1.78%) Ajax
12 25 (1.78%) ASP.NET
13 22 (1.56%) AngularJS
13 22 (1.56%) RabbitMQ
14 21 (1.49%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 338 (24.01%) Data Centre
2 268 (19.03%) Clustering
3 106 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
4 66 (4.69%) Hybrid Cloud
5 63 (4.47%) Computer Science
6 61 (4.33%) Replication
7 55 (3.91%) Management Information System
8 50 (3.55%) Public Cloud
9 42 (2.98%) N-Tier
10 30 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
11 28 (1.99%) Video Conferencing
12 25 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
13 22 (1.56%) Private Cloud
14 20 (1.42%) Mobile App
14 20 (1.42%) PKI
15 19 (1.35%) Algorithms
15 19 (1.35%) User Experience
16 15 (1.07%) Data Structures
16 15 (1.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 15 (1.07%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 569 (40.41%) Linux
2 484 (34.38%) Windows
3 265 (18.82%) Windows Server
4 152 (10.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 140 (9.94%) Unix
6 127 (9.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 114 (8.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 75 (5.33%) CentOS
8 75 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 64 (4.55%) Solaris
10 47 (3.34%) Ubuntu
11 34 (2.41%) Debian
12 29 (2.06%) Windows 10
13 27 (1.92%) Oracle Linux
13 27 (1.92%) Windows 7
14 14 (0.99%) Fedora
14 14 (0.99%) Windows 8
15 12 (0.85%) Mac OS X
15 12 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
16 10 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (19.89%) ITIL
2 204 (14.49%) High Availability
3 198 (14.06%) DevOps
4 129 (9.16%) Presales
5 120 (8.52%) Network Design
6 102 (7.24%) Disaster Recovery
7 93 (6.61%) Agile Software Development
8 85 (6.04%) Problem Management
9 83 (5.89%) OO
10 80 (5.68%) Migration
10 80 (5.68%) Project Management
11 78 (5.54%) Configuration Management
12 77 (5.47%) Continuous Integration
13 76 (5.40%) Performance Tuning
14 70 (4.97%) Change Control
14 70 (4.97%) E-Commerce
14 70 (4.97%) Mentoring
15 63 (4.47%) Network Management
16 59 (4.19%) Open Source
17 58 (4.12%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 174 (12.36%) SQL
2 172 (12.22%) Python
3 155 (11.01%) Perl
4 153 (10.87%) PowerShell
5 132 (9.38%) Java
6 128 (9.09%) Bash Shell
7 84 (5.97%) JavaScript
8 79 (5.61%) PHP
9 64 (4.55%) Ruby
10 56 (3.98%) C#
11 45 (3.20%) Shell Script
12 23 (1.63%) Go
13 19 (1.35%) C
14 17 (1.21%) VBScript
15 12 (0.85%) C++
16 9 (0.64%) Jython
17 6 (0.43%) AWK
17 6 (0.43%) sed
17 6 (0.43%) VB
18 4 (0.28%) Scala
Qualifications
1 427 (30.33%) Cisco Certification
2 310 (22.02%) CCNP
3 232 (16.48%) CCNA
4 133 (9.45%) Degree
5 128 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 111 (7.88%) MCSE
7 91 (6.46%) CCIE
8 84 (5.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 76 (5.40%) Security Cleared
10 55 (3.91%) MCITP
11 50 (3.55%) CCSA
12 46 (3.27%) SC Cleared
13 43 (3.05%) RHCE
14 39 (2.77%) CCSE
14 39 (2.77%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
15 35 (2.49%) MCP
16 34 (2.41%) RHCSA
17 33 (2.34%) CCDP
18 24 (1.70%) JNCIP
19 22 (1.56%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (8.24%) SLA
2 54 (3.84%) PCI DSS
3 31 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (1.49%) QA
5 18 (1.28%) WAI
6 9 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.57%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.21%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.071%) COBIT
10 1 (0.071%) ISO22301
System Software
1 353 (25.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 280 (19.89%) Active Directory
3 117 (8.31%) Hyper-V
4 82 (5.82%) Docker
5 60 (4.26%) vSphere
6 51 (3.62%) NFS
7 48 (3.41%) VMware ESX
8 43 (3.05%) XenApp
9 40 (2.84%) VMware ESXi
10 39 (2.77%) Terminal Services
11 32 (2.27%) iptables
12 29 (2.06%) Varnish
13 28 (1.99%) vCloud
14 27 (1.92%) Xen
15 26 (1.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 24 (1.70%) Firmware
17 22 (1.56%) Virtual Desktop
18 20 (1.42%) Postfix
18 20 (1.42%) Virtual Servers
19 17 (1.21%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 190 (13.49%) Puppet
2 102 (7.24%) Opscode Chef
3 76 (5.40%) Ansible
4 61 (4.33%) Nagios
5 54 (3.84%) Microsoft Clustering
6 44 (3.13%) Backup Exec
7 43 (3.05%) SCCM
8 36 (2.56%) Cisco Prime
9 32 (2.27%) FortiGate
10 31 (2.20%) SCOM
11 27 (1.92%) ZABBIX
12 26 (1.85%) AirWatch
12 26 (1.85%) HAProxy
13 23 (1.63%) Kubernetes
14 22 (1.56%) Veritas Storage Foundation
15 19 (1.35%) Mesos
15 19 (1.35%) Salt
16 16 (1.14%) QRadar
17 14 (0.99%) SolarWinds Orion
18 13 (0.92%) Cacti
Vendors
1 628 (44.60%) Cisco
2 448 (31.82%) VMware
3 371 (26.35%) Microsoft
4 357 (25.36%) F5
5 242 (17.19%) Juniper
6 218 (15.48%) CheckPoint
7 171 (12.14%) Red Hat
8 142 (10.09%) Oracle
9 119 (8.45%) Citrix
9 119 (8.45%) HP
10 94 (6.68%) Palo Alto
11 59 (4.19%) Dell
12 58 (4.12%) Symantec
13 56 (3.98%) SolarWinds
14 49 (3.48%) Fortinet
15 48 (3.41%) Veeam
16 44 (3.13%) Veritas
17 42 (2.98%) IBM
18 41 (2.91%) NetApp
19 35 (2.49%) Brocade
Stowmarket, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: Superb Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Networking People (UK)
Salary: On call + Overtime + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Palantir Technologies
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Wipro
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ZenTech Talent
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London, UK
Questionmark Computing Limited
Salary: Negotaible
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
Cramlington, Northumberland
printed.com
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TWH Consulting Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
JM
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + car allowance, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Networking People
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Whitbread
Posted: 3 days ago
United Kingdom
Cigna Careers
Posted: 4 days ago
Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
AdRoc Group
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + 8& pension, medical, life, health etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Posted: 3 days ago
Bagshot, Surrey
Bluetownonline
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago