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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 317 342 332
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -10
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 952 845 872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.87% 0.78% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.96% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 788 636 736
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.49% +13.75%

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
90475 88205 90651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.32% 81.88% 79.60%
Number of salaries quoted 74561 70659 77237
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 December 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 29 December 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 +24 913 £50,000 - 85
London +34 436 £55,000 - 35
South East +87 213 £48,000 -4.00% 18
City of London +4 100 £57,500 - 12
Yorkshire -40 81 £50,000 +11.11% 9
Hampshire +26 65 £48,000 -5.51% 7
West Yorkshire -2 60 £50,000 +11.11% 8
Leeds -5 55 £50,000 +11.11% 8
North West -15 54 £40,000 -20.00% 7
Surrey +19 50 £52,500 +10.52% 1
East of England -27 50 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Berkshire +21 48 £52,500 -4.54% 5
South West -10 35 £43,750 +9.37% 9
Cheshire +7 31 £50,000 - 2
Portsmouth - 27 £48,000 - 3
West Midlands -21 24 £34,125 -24.16%
Manchester -19 21 £37,500 -25.00% 4
Ipswich - 21 £55,000 - 2
Suffolk - 21 £55,000 - 2
Southampton +19 17 £38,500 -33.04% 3
Wales +7 15 £37,500 +25.00% 4
South Wales +6 15 £37,500 +25.00% 4
Reading -8 14 £58,750 +17.50% 5
Scotland +1 13 £48,750 +54.76%
Bristol -2 13 £55,000 +37.50% 8
Wilmslow - 13 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire +7 12 £48,250 -12.27% 1
Essex -16 12 £45,000 -7.69%
Birmingham -4 11 £40,000 -
Staines +20 10 £38,400 -19.15% 1

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

1 914 (47.28%) Firewall
2 879 (45.47%) Cisco
3 734 (37.97%) Linux
4 725 (37.51%) Windows
5 622 (32.18%) VMware
6 537 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
7 510 (26.38%) F5
8 497 (25.71%) DNS
9 470 (24.31%) TCP/IP
10 440 (22.76%) VMware Infrastructure
11 438 (22.66%) CCNP
12 422 (21.83%) Microsoft
13 412 (21.31%) WAN
14 411 (21.26%) VPN
15 382 (19.76%) SAN
16 373 (19.30%) Clustering
17 372 (19.24%) ITIL
18 365 (18.88%) LAN
19 355 (18.37%) MPLS
20 353 (18.26%) Juniper
21 344 (17.80%) Active Directory
22 343 (17.74%) CheckPoint
23 333 (17.23%) BGP
24 330 (17.07%) UNIX
25 329 (17.02%) IIS
26 328 (16.97%) SQL Server
27 324 (16.76%) Finance
28 305 (15.78%) Perl
29 296 (15.31%) SQL
30 295 (15.26%) Apache

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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
1 329 (17.02%) IIS
2 295 (15.26%) Apache
3 172 (8.90%) MS Exchange
4 171 (8.85%) Tomcat
5 110 (5.69%) WebLogic
6 91 (4.71%) JBoss
7 75 (3.88%) nginx
8 73 (3.78%) SharePoint
9 51 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2010
10 47 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2007
11 46 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
12 44 (2.28%) WebSphere
13 39 (2.02%) CMS
14 35 (1.81%) Lync
15 30 (1.55%) GlassFish
16 25 (1.29%) Jetty
17 24 (1.24%) Drupal
18 23 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
19 21 (1.09%) OpenStack
20 18 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 170 (8.79%) MS Excel
2 62 (3.21%) MS Visio
3 42 (2.17%) MS Office
4 12 (0.62%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.21%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.10%) MS Project
7 1 (0.052%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 50 (2.59%) Oracle Applications
2 18 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.26%) Sophis RISQUE
7 4 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.16%) Markit EDM
9 2 (0.10%) SAP FI-CA
9 2 (0.10%) Agresso
9 2 (0.10%) SAP SD
9 2 (0.10%) SAP FI
10 1 (0.052%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.052%) Oracle 11i
10 1 (0.052%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.052%) Summit
10 1 (0.052%) Magento
10 1 (0.052%) Optimost
10 1 (0.052%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 101 (5.23%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (2.22%) Office 365
4 38 (1.97%) SaaS
5 36 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
6 34 (1.76%) Amazon S3
7 29 (1.50%) IaaS
8 26 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
10 10 (0.52%) PaaS
10 10 (0.52%) IBM SmartCloud
11 7 (0.36%) Joyent
12 6 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
13 5 (0.26%) GitHub
14 4 (0.21%) Route 53
15 2 (0.10%) Google Compute Engine
15 2 (0.10%) CloudFront
15 2 (0.10%) Rackspace Cloud
15 2 (0.10%) Google App Engine
16 1 (0.052%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 914 (47.28%) Firewall
2 497 (25.71%) DNS
3 470 (24.31%) TCP/IP
4 412 (21.31%) WAN
5 411 (21.26%) VPN
6 382 (19.76%) SAN
7 365 (18.88%) LAN
8 355 (18.37%) MPLS
9 333 (17.23%) BGP
10 285 (14.74%) Cisco ASA
11 276 (14.28%) OSPF
12 263 (13.61%) Internet
13 238 (12.31%) Network Security
14 206 (10.66%) Cisco Nexus
15 199 (10.29%) SMTP
16 181 (9.36%) EIGRP
17 161 (8.33%) NAS
18 159 (8.23%) VLAN
19 149 (7.71%) Wireless
20 136 (7.04%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 328 (16.97%) SQL Server
2 262 (13.55%) MySQL
3 97 (5.02%) Oracle Database
4 58 (3.00%) Relational Database
5 53 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 50 (2.59%) Oracle Discoverer
7 44 (2.28%) MongoDB
8 41 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
9 32 (1.66%) NoSQL
10 31 (1.60%) OLTP
10 31 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
11 27 (1.40%) OLAP
11 27 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
12 26 (1.35%) DB2
13 25 (1.29%) Oracle OLAP
13 25 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
14 24 (1.24%) Redis
14 24 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
15 23 (1.19%) RDBMS
16 22 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 96 (4.97%) Git (software)
2 61 (3.16%) Subversion
3 43 (2.22%) JIRA
4 42 (2.17%) Jenkins
5 34 (1.76%) Maven
6 23 (1.19%) Eclipse
7 20 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 19 (0.98%) JUnit
9 18 (0.93%) NetBeans
10 16 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 15 (0.78%) TeamCity
11 15 (0.78%) StarTeam
12 13 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
12 13 (0.67%) Mercurial
13 11 (0.57%) Hudson
13 11 (0.57%) Visual Studio
14 9 (0.47%) LoadRunner
15 8 (0.41%) NeoLoad
16 7 (0.36%) JProfiler
16 7 (0.36%) JMeter
General
1 324 (16.76%) Finance
2 120 (6.21%) Telecoms
3 65 (3.36%) Banking
4 59 (3.05%) Games
5 41 (2.12%) Marketing
6 40 (2.07%) Advertising
7 30 (1.55%) Law
8 28 (1.45%) Retail
9 27 (1.40%) Publishing
10 20 (1.03%) Investment Banking
10 20 (1.03%) Legal
10 20 (1.03%) Back Office
11 9 (0.47%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.41%) Electronics
13 7 (0.36%) Front Office
13 7 (0.36%) Manufacturing
13 7 (0.36%) Billing
14 6 (0.31%) French Language
15 5 (0.26%) iGaming
16 3 (0.16%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 397 (20.54%) Network Engineer
2 230 (11.90%) Architect
3 226 (11.69%) Administrator
4 141 (7.29%) Systems Administrator
5 117 (6.05%) Consultant
5 117 (6.05%) Senior Network Engineer
6 111 (5.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 102 (5.28%) Infrastructure Architect
8 100 (5.17%) Linux Administrator
9 91 (4.71%) Analyst
10 89 (4.60%) Support Engineer
11 88 (4.55%) Developer
12 86 (4.45%) DBA
13 71 (3.67%) Systems Engineer
14 69 (3.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 63 (3.26%) Linux Engineer
16 62 (3.21%) Security Engineer
17 60 (3.10%) Technical Architect
18 58 (3.00%) Oracle DBA
19 57 (2.95%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (6.78%) CSS
2 128 (6.62%) .NET
3 120 (6.21%) HTML
4 101 (5.23%) Middleware
5 99 (5.12%) Web Services
6 73 (3.78%) XML
7 60 (3.10%) LAMP
8 53 (2.74%) Oracle Fusion
9 46 (2.38%) jQuery
9 46 (2.38%) J2EE
10 45 (2.33%) HTML5
11 41 (2.12%) Ajax
12 36 (1.86%) Spring
13 35 (1.81%) JMS
14 33 (1.71%) SOAP
15 32 (1.66%) JSON
16 29 (1.50%) RESTful
17 28 (1.45%) .NET Framework
18 25 (1.29%) RabbitMQ
19 24 (1.24%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 373 (19.30%) Clustering
2 97 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
3 85 (4.40%) Replication
4 68 (3.52%) Management Information System
5 61 (3.16%) Computer Science
6 47 (2.43%) Open Source
7 40 (2.07%) Enterprise Storage
8 35 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
9 31 (1.60%) CMDB
10 26 (1.35%) Blackberry
11 20 (1.03%) PKI
12 19 (0.98%) Statistics
12 19 (0.98%) Mobile App
13 18 (0.93%) Mathematics
14 17 (0.88%) Streaming Video
14 17 (0.88%) N-Tier
14 17 (0.88%) Digital Media
15 14 (0.72%) IPTV
16 12 (0.62%) SecurID
16 12 (0.62%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 734 (37.97%) Linux
2 725 (37.51%) Windows
3 330 (17.07%) UNIX
4 216 (11.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 207 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 142 (7.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 136 (7.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 131 (6.78%) Solaris
9 122 (6.31%) CentOS
10 100 (5.17%) Ubuntu
11 68 (3.52%) HPUX
12 55 (2.85%) Debian
13 44 (2.28%) AIX
14 18 (0.93%) Windows 7
15 17 (0.88%) Apple iOS
16 16 (0.83%) Android
17 14 (0.72%) SUSE
17 14 (0.72%) Mac OS X
18 10 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
19 8 (0.41%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 372 (19.24%) ITIL
2 198 (10.24%) Performance Tuning
3 197 (10.19%) E-Commerce
4 162 (8.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 150 (7.76%) Agile Software Development
6 133 (6.88%) Project Management
7 118 (6.10%) Migration
8 115 (5.95%) Capacity Planning
9 113 (5.85%) DevOps
10 106 (5.48%) Network Design
11 98 (5.07%) Network Management
12 90 (4.66%) Change Management
13 85 (4.40%) Configuration Management
14 82 (4.24%) Service Management
14 82 (4.24%) Mentoring
15 74 (3.83%) Service Delivery
16 72 (3.72%) Network Monitoring
17 69 (3.57%) Incident Management
18 68 (3.52%) Network Architecture
19 66 (3.41%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 305 (15.78%) Perl
2 296 (15.31%) SQL
3 242 (12.52%) Java
4 212 (10.97%) Bash Shell
5 173 (8.95%) Python
6 140 (7.24%) PowerShell
7 138 (7.14%) PHP
8 130 (6.73%) JavaScript
9 104 (5.38%) Ruby
10 80 (4.14%) Shell Script
11 45 (2.33%) C#
12 39 (2.02%) C++
13 33 (1.71%) C
14 32 (1.66%) VB.NET
15 16 (0.83%) T-SQL
16 15 (0.78%) Tcl
17 14 (0.72%) VBScript
18 12 (0.62%) Korn
19 8 (0.41%) PHP5
19 8 (0.41%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 537 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
2 438 (22.66%) CCNP
3 224 (11.59%) CCNA
4 168 (8.69%) Degree
5 162 (8.38%) CCIE
6 128 (6.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 109 (5.64%) MCSE
8 102 (5.28%) Security Cleared
9 71 (3.67%) SC Cleared
10 56 (2.90%) CCDP
11 53 (2.74%) CCSA
11 53 (2.74%) CCSE
12 49 (2.53%) DV Cleared
13 48 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 38 (1.97%) CISSP
15 32 (1.66%) Check Point Certification
15 32 (1.66%) MCITP
16 30 (1.55%) JNCIP
16 30 (1.55%) MCSA
17 29 (1.50%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (4.60%) SLA
2 74 (3.83%) PCI DSS
3 39 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (1.29%) QA
5 21 (1.09%) ISO 9001
6 11 (0.57%) WAI
7 3 (0.16%) COBIT
7 3 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.052%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 440 (22.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 344 (17.80%) Active Directory
3 130 (6.73%) Hyper-V
4 103 (5.33%) VMware ESX
5 99 (5.12%) vSphere
6 78 (4.04%) Oracle RAC
7 72 (3.72%) VMware ESXi
8 50 (2.59%) NFS
9 47 (2.43%) UAG
10 39 (2.02%) Firmware
11 36 (1.86%) Forefront TMG
12 35 (1.81%) KVM
13 34 (1.76%) ISA Server
13 34 (1.76%) Xen
14 26 (1.35%) XenDesktop
14 26 (1.35%) vCloud
15 25 (1.29%) Sendmail
15 25 (1.29%) XenServer
16 21 (1.09%) XenApp
16 21 (1.09%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 193 (9.98%) Puppet
2 142 (7.35%) Nagios
3 104 (5.38%) Opscode Chef
4 87 (4.50%) SCOM
5 62 (3.21%) Cacti
6 52 (2.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 46 (2.38%) SCCM
8 45 (2.33%) NetBackup
9 40 (2.07%) Norton AntiVirus
10 39 (2.02%) CiscoWorks
11 36 (1.86%) ZABBIX
12 31 (1.60%) Ansible
13 27 (1.40%) CFEngine
14 25 (1.29%) Cisco CUCM
15 24 (1.24%) FortiGate
15 24 (1.24%) Salt
16 22 (1.14%) Icinga
16 22 (1.14%) Graphite
17 21 (1.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
17 21 (1.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 879 (45.47%) Cisco
2 622 (32.18%) VMware
3 510 (26.38%) F5
4 422 (21.83%) Microsoft
5 353 (18.26%) Juniper
6 343 (17.74%) CheckPoint
7 278 (14.38%) Red Hat
8 264 (13.66%) Oracle
9 232 (12.00%) HP
10 210 (10.86%) Citrix
11 123 (6.36%) SolarWinds
12 121 (6.26%) NetApp
13 105 (5.43%) IBM
14 85 (4.40%) EMC
15 63 (3.26%) Symantec
16 59 (3.05%) Dell
17 58 (3.00%) Sun
18 54 (2.79%) Veritas
19 52 (2.69%) Blue Coat
20 50 (2.59%) Riverbed
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + 20% Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Posted: 5 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £42000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Flexitime
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
UK
JM
Salary: £80000 - £80001 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £31500 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago