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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 395 357 311
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -46
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 711 949 1102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.73% 0.86% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.99% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 613 735 865
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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
85991 96193 99396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.80% 87.24% 85.40%
Number of salaries quoted 71817 78620 80201
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -44 664 £55,000 +4.76% 80
London +7 295 £57,500 +1.76% 37
South East -68 178 £55,000 +10.00% 15
City of London +48 53 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Surrey -39 53 £63,750 +21.42% 6
Berkshire +3 51 £55,000 -7.56% 3
South West +47 50 £45,000 +37.40% 8
East of England -1 47 £55,000 +17.02% 6
Yorkshire +4 46 £51,750 -13.75% 5
Hampshire +12 39 £37,500 -25.00% 6
West Yorkshire -15 32 £51,000 -11.30% 5
North West +11 29 £37,500 -21.05% 6
Scotland +22 28 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Cambridgeshire +20 28 £57,500 +31.42% 3
West Midlands -10 27 £47,500 - 3
Cambridge +12 23 £77,500 +77.14% 3
West Sussex -36 21 £59,500 +32.22%
Leeds -13 20 £55,000 -6.38% 5
Manchester -6 17 £40,250 -35.60% 3
Southampton +7 16 £35,000 -41.66% 3
Reading -7 16 £52,500 -8.69% 2
Wiltshire +19 15 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Basingstoke -3 15 £37,500 - 1
Edinburgh +17 14 £37,500 -21.05%
Chippenham +7 13 £45,000 +25.00% 2
Glasgow +5 13 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Reigate +19 12 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Gatwick 0 12 £60,000 +33.33%
Bradford - 12 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire +21 11 £37,500 -20.21% 1

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 851 (53.02%) Firewall
2 702 (43.74%) Cisco
3 673 (41.93%) Linux
4 528 (32.90%) DNS
5 497 (30.97%) VMware
6 492 (30.65%) Windows
7 461 (28.72%) Cisco Certification
8 436 (27.17%) WAN
9 413 (25.73%) F5
10 387 (24.11%) VPN
11 381 (23.74%) VMware Infrastructure
12 365 (22.74%) LAN
13 342 (21.31%) CCNP
14 333 (20.75%) Data Centre
15 329 (20.50%) TCP/IP
16 315 (19.63%) Windows Server
17 314 (19.56%) ITIL
18 312 (19.44%) Microsoft
19 291 (18.13%) Finance
20 287 (17.88%) Unix
21 284 (17.69%) Juniper
22 273 (17.01%) Active Directory
23 258 (16.07%) SSL
24 255 (15.89%) Cisco ASA
25 248 (15.45%) Apache
26 245 (15.26%) Oracle
27 238 (14.83%) MPLS
28 233 (14.52%) SQL Server
29 227 (14.14%) Red Hat
30 223 (13.89%) CheckPoint

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
1 248 (15.45%) Apache
2 153 (9.53%) Tomcat
3 137 (8.54%) IIS
4 92 (5.73%) WebLogic
5 68 (4.24%) JBoss
5 68 (4.24%) MS Exchange
6 64 (3.99%) nginx
7 50 (3.12%) WebSphere
8 36 (2.24%) Skype for Business
9 34 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2010
10 32 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
11 30 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2013
12 29 (1.81%) CMS
13 24 (1.50%) OpenStack
14 22 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
14 22 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
15 20 (1.25%) IBM HTTP Server
16 18 (1.12%) SharePoint
17 17 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
18 11 (0.69%) GlassFish
Applications
1 117 (7.29%) MS Excel
2 34 (2.12%) MS Visio
3 11 (0.69%) MS Office
4 1 (0.062%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.062%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.31%) Magento
1 5 (0.31%) Temenos T24
2 4 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.062%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.062%) SAP FS
4 1 (0.062%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.062%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 160 (9.97%) Amazon AWS
2 136 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 63 (3.93%) Office 365
4 59 (3.68%) Cloud Computing
5 49 (3.05%) SaaS
6 36 (2.24%) IaaS
7 32 (1.99%) PaaS
8 30 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
9 19 (1.18%) OpenShift
9 19 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 15 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
11 12 (0.75%) Amazon S3
11 12 (0.75%) GitHub
12 10 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
13 8 (0.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 5 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
14 5 (0.31%) CloudFront
14 5 (0.31%) SoftLayer
15 4 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
16 3 (0.19%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 851 (53.02%) Firewall
2 528 (32.90%) DNS
3 436 (27.17%) WAN
4 387 (24.11%) VPN
5 365 (22.74%) LAN
6 329 (20.50%) TCP/IP
7 258 (16.07%) SSL
8 255 (15.89%) Cisco ASA
9 238 (14.83%) MPLS
10 223 (13.89%) OSPF
11 221 (13.77%) Cisco Nexus
12 217 (13.52%) BGP
13 212 (13.21%) SAN
14 183 (11.40%) HTTP
15 169 (10.53%) Network Security
16 166 (10.34%) DHCP
17 151 (9.41%) Wireless
18 141 (8.79%) Internet
19 135 (8.41%) IPsec
20 110 (6.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 233 (14.52%) SQL Server
2 117 (7.29%) MySQL
3 47 (2.93%) Relational Database
4 46 (2.87%) PostgreSQL
5 42 (2.62%) NoSQL
6 40 (2.49%) MongoDB
7 36 (2.24%) Redis
8 33 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
9 32 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
10 28 (1.74%) Data Mining
11 23 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
12 19 (1.18%) RDBMS
13 18 (1.12%) Oracle Database
14 17 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
15 16 (1.00%) DB2
16 14 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
17 12 (0.75%) MariaDB
18 11 (0.69%) InfluxDB
19 10 (0.62%) Hadoop
20 9 (0.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 81 (5.05%) Git (software)
2 68 (4.24%) Jenkins
3 22 (1.37%) Vagrant
4 20 (1.25%) Subversion
4 20 (1.25%) TeamCity
5 19 (1.18%) JIRA
6 17 (1.06%) Introscope
7 16 (1.00%) Visual Studio
8 12 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 9 (0.56%) Hudson
11 8 (0.50%) JUnit
11 8 (0.50%) Sonatype Nexus
12 7 (0.44%) Eclipse
12 7 (0.44%) Maven
12 7 (0.44%) NetBeans
12 7 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
12 7 (0.44%) StarTeam
13 6 (0.37%) MSI
14 4 (0.25%) Selenium
General
1 291 (18.13%) Finance
2 99 (6.17%) Telecoms
3 91 (5.67%) Banking
4 56 (3.49%) Games
5 46 (2.87%) Retail
6 36 (2.24%) Marketing
7 29 (1.81%) Publishing
8 21 (1.31%) Investment Banking
9 20 (1.25%) Manufacturing
10 19 (1.18%) Financial Institution
10 19 (1.18%) Law
11 15 (0.93%) Back Office
12 14 (0.87%) Legal
13 12 (0.75%) Multimedia
14 10 (0.62%) French Language
15 7 (0.44%) Advertising
16 6 (0.37%) Front Office
17 4 (0.25%) Aerospace
18 3 (0.19%) Billing
18 3 (0.19%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 343 (21.37%) Network Engineer
2 168 (10.47%) Architect
3 159 (9.91%) Administrator
4 135 (8.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 131 (8.16%) Linux Engineer
6 118 (7.35%) Analyst
7 99 (6.17%) Systems Administrator
8 94 (5.86%) Linux Administrator
9 93 (5.79%) Senior Network Engineer
10 92 (5.73%) Consultant
11 88 (5.48%) Cisco Engineer
12 87 (5.42%) Developer
12 87 (5.42%) Support Engineer
13 86 (5.36%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 80 (4.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 69 (4.30%) DevOps Engineer
16 59 (3.68%) Systems Engineer
17 52 (3.24%) Security Engineer
17 52 (3.24%) Solutions Architect
18 47 (2.93%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (5.67%) Web Services
2 76 (4.74%) Middleware
3 74 (4.61%) LAMP
4 73 (4.55%) CSS
5 57 (3.55%) .NET
6 55 (3.43%) XML
7 49 (3.05%) HTML
8 44 (2.74%) SOAP
9 37 (2.31%) REST
10 35 (2.18%) J2EE
11 30 (1.87%) JSON
11 30 (1.87%) RESTful
12 29 (1.81%) AngularJS
13 28 (1.74%) RabbitMQ
14 25 (1.56%) J2SE
15 23 (1.43%) Spring
16 22 (1.37%) 802.1X
16 22 (1.37%) ASP.NET
16 22 (1.37%) LEMP Stack
17 18 (1.12%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 333 (20.75%) Data Centre
2 207 (12.90%) Clustering
3 124 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
4 59 (3.68%) Replication
5 57 (3.55%) Computer Science
6 56 (3.49%) Management Information System
7 47 (2.93%) Public Cloud
8 34 (2.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 30 (1.87%) Hybrid Cloud
10 29 (1.81%) IPTV
10 29 (1.81%) PKI
11 23 (1.43%) DataPower
12 22 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
13 20 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
14 19 (1.18%) iPad
14 19 (1.18%) Over-the-Top Content
15 16 (1.00%) Online Games
15 16 (1.00%) Virtual Team
16 15 (0.93%) Statistics
17 14 (0.87%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 673 (41.93%) Linux
2 492 (30.65%) Windows
3 315 (19.63%) Windows Server
4 287 (17.88%) Unix
5 167 (10.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 161 (10.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 142 (8.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 81 (5.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 80 (4.98%) Solaris
10 78 (4.86%) CentOS
11 71 (4.42%) Oracle Linux
12 53 (3.30%) AIX
13 44 (2.74%) SUSE
14 40 (2.49%) Ubuntu
15 38 (2.37%) Debian
16 28 (1.74%) Windows 7
17 27 (1.68%) HPUX
18 25 (1.56%) Windows 10
19 15 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
20 11 (0.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 314 (19.56%) ITIL
2 197 (12.27%) DevOps
3 175 (10.90%) High Availability
4 172 (10.72%) Agile Software Development
5 151 (9.41%) Configuration Management
6 141 (8.79%) Network Design
7 140 (8.72%) Disaster Recovery
8 86 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
9 85 (5.30%) Performance Tuning
9 85 (5.30%) Project Management
10 81 (5.05%) Migration
11 80 (4.98%) Business Continuity
11 80 (4.98%) Continuous Improvement
12 78 (4.86%) Continuous Delivery
13 77 (4.80%) Service Delivery
14 64 (3.99%) Presales
14 64 (3.99%) Root Cause Analysis
15 62 (3.86%) Analytics
16 61 (3.80%) Mentoring
17 59 (3.68%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 189 (11.78%) Perl
1 189 (11.78%) Python
2 180 (11.21%) Java
2 180 (11.21%) SQL
3 158 (9.84%) Bash Shell
4 107 (6.67%) Shell Script
5 104 (6.48%) PowerShell
6 74 (4.61%) JavaScript
7 54 (3.36%) Ruby
8 52 (3.24%) PHP
9 39 (2.43%) C#
10 24 (1.50%) C
11 21 (1.31%) C++
12 19 (1.18%) VBScript
13 15 (0.93%) Scala
14 10 (0.62%) Tcl
14 10 (0.62%) VB
15 9 (0.56%) Korn
16 8 (0.50%) AWK
16 8 (0.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 461 (28.72%) Cisco Certification
2 342 (21.31%) CCNP
3 206 (12.83%) CCNA
4 158 (9.84%) CCIE
5 132 (8.22%) Degree
6 94 (5.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 87 (5.42%) Security Cleared
8 72 (4.49%) CCDP
9 71 (4.42%) MCSE
10 60 (3.74%) SC Cleared
11 58 (3.61%) JNCIP
12 56 (3.49%) CCSE
13 52 (3.24%) CCSA
14 48 (2.99%) CCDA
15 47 (2.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 39 (2.43%) RHCE
17 36 (2.24%) JNCIA
18 33 (2.06%) JNCIE
19 31 (1.93%) MCITP
20 26 (1.62%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (7.41%) SLA
2 46 (2.87%) PCI DSS
3 25 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (1.12%) QA
5 10 (0.62%) HIPAA
6 8 (0.50%) WAI
7 7 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.19%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.12%) SAS 70
System Software
1 381 (23.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 273 (17.01%) Active Directory
3 148 (9.22%) Hyper-V
4 104 (6.48%) Docker
5 76 (4.74%) VMware ESXi
6 71 (4.42%) vSphere
7 44 (2.74%) VMware ESX
8 40 (2.49%) Virtual Machines
9 33 (2.06%) Xen
10 32 (1.99%) XenApp
11 29 (1.81%) NFS
12 27 (1.68%) iptables
13 25 (1.56%) XenDesktop
14 20 (1.25%) Postfix
15 17 (1.06%) Terminal Services
16 16 (1.00%) Squid
17 15 (0.93%) KVM
18 14 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
19 12 (0.75%) LXC
20 11 (0.69%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 205 (12.77%) Puppet
2 112 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
2 112 (6.98%) SCCM
3 105 (6.54%) Nagios
4 81 (5.05%) Ansible
5 60 (3.74%) Cisco Prime
6 52 (3.24%) SCOM
7 35 (2.18%) Cisco CUCM
8 34 (2.12%) Backup Exec
9 31 (1.93%) Cacti
10 30 (1.87%) HAProxy
11 28 (1.74%) Mesos
12 22 (1.37%) Kubernetes
13 21 (1.31%) CFEngine
14 20 (1.25%) FortiGate
15 19 (1.18%) Salt
16 17 (1.06%) SolarWinds Orion
17 16 (1.00%) SCVMM
18 15 (0.93%) Cisco UCCX
18 15 (0.93%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 702 (43.74%) Cisco
2 497 (30.97%) VMware
3 413 (25.73%) F5
4 312 (19.44%) Microsoft
5 284 (17.69%) Juniper
6 245 (15.26%) Oracle
7 227 (14.14%) Red Hat
8 223 (13.89%) CheckPoint
9 153 (9.53%) HP
10 140 (8.72%) Citrix
11 94 (5.86%) Palo Alto
12 76 (4.74%) IBM
13 72 (4.49%) SolarWinds
14 66 (4.11%) NetApp
15 54 (3.36%) Symantec
16 43 (2.68%) EMC
17 42 (2.62%) Veritas
18 40 (2.49%) Veeam
19 33 (2.06%) Fortinet
20 32 (1.99%) 3PAR
West London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + Benefit package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £48000 - £53000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent Analytix
Salary: From £90,000 to £120,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 15% bonus.
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£80,000 plus 15% bonus and benefits (some flex)
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: C£80,000 base plus 15% bonus and benefits (some flex)
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum £55,000 + 20% bonus + relocation pac
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £80k basic + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus on call and bens
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Harris Global
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 10% On Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Flexible working hours
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Share Options & Additional Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Flexible working hours plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Package (Car, Bonus, Healthcare, P
Posted: 5 days ago