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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 318 356 342
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -14
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 987 818 817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.87% 0.74% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.91% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 810 636 664
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £63,875
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.50%

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
93682 90341 87311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.22% 81.64% 79.19%
Number of salaries quoted 76768 73683 73829
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +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 £72,500
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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +33 944 £51,250 +2.50% 115
London +44 438 £55,000 - 49
South East +24 186 £48,000 +1.05% 24
Yorkshire 0 125 £53,750 +19.44% 12
City of London +28 105 £55,000 -4.34% 23
West Yorkshire +22 102 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Leeds +45 95 £50,000 +11.11% 3
East of England -8 57 £55,000 +22.22% 8
Hampshire +31 56 £48,000 -21.63% 10
Surrey +31 55 £55,000 +37.50% 2
North West -28 52 £57,500 +15.00% 4
West Midlands +24 41 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Berkshire 0 34 £52,500 - 5
South West -35 29 £55,000 +37.50% 9
Portsmouth - 27 £48,000 - 7
Cheshire -1 26 £48,250 -3.50% 1
Manchester -26 22 £57,500 +35.29% 3
Birmingham +6 21 £40,000 +23.07%
Suffolk - 18 £55,000 -
Buckinghamshire +8 17 £41,500 +6.41% 3
Ipswich - 17 £55,000 -
Bristol -1 16 £55,000 +37.50% 8
Essex -7 16 £50,000 +5.26% 1
South Wales +9 14 £36,750 +13.07%
Wales +1 14 £36,750 +13.07%
Cardiff +12 13 £36,000 +10.76%
Scotland -2 13 £47,500 +50.79% 3
Wilmslow - 13 £40,000 - 1
South Yorkshire - 11 £55,000 - 1
Basingstoke - 11 £40,000 -

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 946 (46.15%) Firewall
2 900 (43.90%) Cisco
3 761 (37.12%) Linux
4 740 (36.10%) Windows
5 657 (32.05%) VMware
6 591 (28.83%) DNS
7 561 (27.37%) TCP/IP
8 540 (26.34%) Cisco Certification
9 536 (26.15%) F5
10 482 (23.51%) VMware Infrastructure
11 451 (22.00%) CCNP
12 449 (21.90%) Microsoft
13 443 (21.61%) VPN
14 412 (20.10%) WAN
15 398 (19.41%) Clustering
16 396 (19.32%) SAN
16 396 (19.32%) MPLS
17 393 (19.17%) ITIL
18 382 (18.63%) Juniper
19 379 (18.49%) Active Directory
20 371 (18.10%) LAN
21 347 (16.93%) Finance
22 342 (16.68%) CheckPoint
23 337 (16.44%) IIS
24 336 (16.39%) Apache
24 336 (16.39%) BGP
25 329 (16.05%) UNIX
26 323 (15.76%) Perl
27 313 (15.27%) SQL Server
28 304 (14.83%) MySQL

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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
1 337 (16.44%) IIS
2 336 (16.39%) Apache
3 204 (9.95%) MS Exchange
4 174 (8.49%) Tomcat
5 105 (5.12%) WebLogic
6 87 (4.24%) JBoss
6 87 (4.24%) SharePoint
6 87 (4.24%) nginx
7 75 (3.66%) Lync
8 73 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2010
9 50 (2.44%) Drupal
10 49 (2.39%) CMS
11 46 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2007
12 42 (2.05%) WebSphere
13 40 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2013
14 33 (1.61%) Jetty
15 28 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
16 27 (1.32%) OpenStack
17 21 (1.02%) WordPress
17 21 (1.02%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 167 (8.15%) MS Excel
2 55 (2.68%) MS Visio
3 40 (1.95%) MS Office
4 11 (0.54%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.24%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.20%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.098%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 48 (2.34%) Oracle Applications
2 23 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
4 14 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
5 8 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
6 7 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.20%) Compiere
7 4 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.20%) Optimost
8 3 (0.15%) Markit EDM
9 2 (0.098%) SAP FI-CA
9 2 (0.098%) Agresso
9 2 (0.098%) SAP SD
9 2 (0.098%) SAP FI
10 1 (0.049%) Summit
10 1 (0.049%) RMDS
10 1 (0.049%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 103 (5.02%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
3 48 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 47 (2.29%) Office 365
5 46 (2.24%) SaaS
6 43 (2.10%) Amazon S3
7 42 (2.05%) Amazon EC2
8 27 (1.32%) IaaS
9 19 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
10 9 (0.44%) IBM SmartCloud
10 9 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
10 9 (0.44%) PaaS
11 7 (0.34%) Joyent
12 4 (0.20%) Route 53
13 3 (0.15%) CloudFront
13 3 (0.15%) Rackspace Cloud
14 1 (0.049%) Google App Engine
14 1 (0.049%) Google Compute Engine
14 1 (0.049%) ElastiCache
14 1 (0.049%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 946 (46.15%) Firewall
2 591 (28.83%) DNS
3 561 (27.37%) TCP/IP
4 443 (21.61%) VPN
5 412 (20.10%) WAN
6 396 (19.32%) SAN
6 396 (19.32%) MPLS
7 371 (18.10%) LAN
8 336 (16.39%) BGP
9 296 (14.44%) Internet
10 294 (14.34%) OSPF
11 276 (13.46%) Cisco ASA
12 217 (10.59%) Network Security
13 209 (10.20%) SMTP
14 191 (9.32%) Cisco Nexus
15 184 (8.98%) DHCP
16 181 (8.83%) EIGRP
17 178 (8.68%) NAS
18 162 (7.90%) SSL
19 150 (7.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 313 (15.27%) SQL Server
2 304 (14.83%) MySQL
3 105 (5.12%) Oracle Database
4 69 (3.37%) Relational Database
5 55 (2.68%) MongoDB
6 50 (2.44%) NoSQL
7 48 (2.34%) Oracle Discoverer
8 43 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
9 42 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
10 38 (1.85%) Redis
11 35 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
11 35 (1.71%) DB2
12 34 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
13 32 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
13 32 (1.56%) OLAP
14 31 (1.51%) OLTP
15 30 (1.46%) Oracle OLAP
16 29 (1.41%) RDBMS
16 29 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
16 29 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 93 (4.54%) Git (software)
2 71 (3.46%) Jenkins
3 65 (3.17%) Subversion
4 39 (1.90%) JIRA
5 28 (1.37%) Maven
6 15 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 14 (0.68%) Hudson
8 12 (0.59%) TeamCity
9 9 (0.44%) Mercurial
10 8 (0.39%) NeoLoad
10 8 (0.39%) JUnit
11 7 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 7 (0.34%) Eclipse
11 7 (0.34%) LoadRunner
11 7 (0.34%) NetBeans
12 6 (0.29%) StarTeam
13 5 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (0.24%) JMeter
13 5 (0.24%) JProfiler
14 3 (0.15%) Bugzilla
General
1 347 (16.93%) Finance
2 128 (6.24%) Telecoms
3 60 (2.93%) Banking
4 46 (2.24%) Games
5 34 (1.66%) Advertising
6 33 (1.61%) Retail
7 32 (1.56%) Publishing
8 31 (1.51%) Law
8 31 (1.51%) Marketing
9 27 (1.32%) Legal
10 22 (1.07%) Back Office
11 14 (0.68%) Investment Banking
12 8 (0.39%) Manufacturing
13 7 (0.34%) Electronics
13 7 (0.34%) Front Office
14 6 (0.29%) Billing
14 6 (0.29%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.24%) French Language
16 2 (0.098%) Welsh Language
16 2 (0.098%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 415 (20.24%) Network Engineer
2 262 (12.78%) Administrator
3 238 (11.61%) Architect
4 151 (7.37%) Systems Administrator
5 142 (6.93%) Senior Network Engineer
6 122 (5.95%) Linux Administrator
7 119 (5.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 106 (5.17%) Infrastructure Architect
9 103 (5.02%) Consultant
10 90 (4.39%) DBA
11 88 (4.29%) Systems Engineer
12 80 (3.90%) Analyst
13 76 (3.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 74 (3.61%) Linux Engineer
15 73 (3.56%) Developer
15 73 (3.56%) Support Engineer
16 71 (3.46%) Security Engineer
17 70 (3.41%) Technical Architect
18 61 (2.98%) Team Leader
19 58 (2.83%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (5.76%) CSS
2 115 (5.61%) Middleware
3 108 (5.27%) .NET
4 106 (5.17%) HTML
5 101 (4.93%) Web Services
6 75 (3.66%) LAMP
7 65 (3.17%) XML
8 51 (2.49%) Oracle Fusion
9 49 (2.39%) jQuery
10 45 (2.20%) HTML5
11 38 (1.85%) SOAP
12 37 (1.80%) J2EE
12 37 (1.80%) Ajax
13 28 (1.37%) ASP.NET
14 25 (1.22%) Spring
14 25 (1.22%) RESTful
15 23 (1.12%) RabbitMQ
16 20 (0.98%) JSON
17 19 (0.93%) CSS3
18 16 (0.78%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 398 (19.41%) Clustering
2 120 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
3 87 (4.24%) Replication
4 81 (3.95%) Computer Science
5 67 (3.27%) Management Information System
6 62 (3.02%) Open Source
7 58 (2.83%) Enterprise Storage
8 56 (2.73%) Blackberry
9 45 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
10 31 (1.51%) PKI
11 28 (1.37%) CMDB
12 27 (1.32%) Statistics
13 26 (1.27%) Mathematics
14 24 (1.17%) Digital Media
15 21 (1.02%) Mobile App
16 19 (0.93%) IBM XIV
17 17 (0.83%) N-Tier
18 14 (0.68%) SecurID
19 12 (0.59%) IPTV
19 12 (0.59%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 761 (37.12%) Linux
2 740 (36.10%) Windows
3 329 (16.05%) UNIX
4 236 (11.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 206 (10.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 152 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 149 (7.27%) CentOS
8 128 (6.24%) Solaris
9 127 (6.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 120 (5.85%) Ubuntu
11 70 (3.41%) HPUX
12 64 (3.12%) Debian
13 39 (1.90%) AIX
14 28 (1.37%) Windows 7
15 15 (0.73%) SUSE
16 14 (0.68%) Mac OS X
16 14 (0.68%) Fedora
17 13 (0.63%) Apple iOS
18 12 (0.59%) Android
19 11 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 393 (19.17%) ITIL
2 229 (11.17%) E-Commerce
3 218 (10.63%) Performance Tuning
4 168 (8.20%) Disaster Recovery
5 138 (6.73%) Agile Software Development
6 130 (6.34%) Project Management
7 127 (6.20%) DevOps
8 121 (5.90%) Change Management
9 107 (5.22%) Capacity Planning
10 96 (4.68%) Network Design
11 95 (4.63%) Network Management
12 91 (4.44%) Service Delivery
13 83 (4.05%) Service Management
14 82 (4.00%) Configuration Management
14 82 (4.00%) Migration
14 82 (4.00%) Incident Management
14 82 (4.00%) Mentoring
15 76 (3.71%) Capacity Management
16 71 (3.46%) TOGAF
17 70 (3.41%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 323 (15.76%) Perl
2 281 (13.71%) SQL
3 272 (13.27%) Java
4 231 (11.27%) Bash Shell
5 196 (9.56%) Python
6 178 (8.68%) PHP
7 146 (7.12%) PowerShell
8 124 (6.05%) Ruby
9 120 (5.85%) JavaScript
10 90 (4.39%) Shell Script
11 39 (1.90%) C
12 34 (1.66%) C#
13 31 (1.51%) C++
14 27 (1.32%) VB.NET
15 15 (0.73%) Tcl
15 15 (0.73%) VBScript
15 15 (0.73%) PL/SQL
16 13 (0.63%) T-SQL
17 11 (0.54%) PHP5
18 9 (0.44%) Korn
Qualifications
1 540 (26.34%) Cisco Certification
2 451 (22.00%) CCNP
3 227 (11.07%) CCNA
4 166 (8.10%) CCIE
4 166 (8.10%) Degree
5 148 (7.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 126 (6.15%) MCSE
7 90 (4.39%) Security Cleared
8 70 (3.41%) SC Cleared
9 50 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 48 (2.34%) CCSE
10 48 (2.34%) MCITP
11 47 (2.29%) DV Cleared
12 45 (2.20%) CCDP
13 43 (2.10%) CCSA
14 40 (1.95%) CISSP
15 39 (1.90%) MCSA
16 38 (1.85%) CCSP
17 36 (1.76%) JNCIA
18 30 (1.46%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (5.27%) SLA
2 86 (4.20%) PCI DSS
3 30 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (1.17%) QA
5 20 (0.98%) ISO 9001
6 11 (0.54%) WAI
7 3 (0.15%) WCAG
8 2 (0.098%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.049%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.049%) HL7
System Software
1 482 (23.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 379 (18.49%) Active Directory
3 137 (6.68%) Hyper-V
4 114 (5.56%) VMware ESX
5 110 (5.37%) vSphere
6 82 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
7 75 (3.66%) VMware ESXi
8 64 (3.12%) UAG
9 45 (2.20%) NFS
10 44 (2.15%) Forefront TMG
11 40 (1.95%) ISA Server
12 38 (1.85%) KVM
13 35 (1.71%) XenDesktop
14 34 (1.66%) Firmware
15 33 (1.61%) Xen
15 33 (1.61%) Varnish
15 33 (1.61%) vCloud
16 31 (1.51%) XenApp
17 20 (0.98%) XenServer
17 20 (0.98%) Squid
Systems Management
1 247 (12.05%) Puppet
2 170 (8.29%) Nagios
3 129 (6.29%) Opscode Chef
4 91 (4.44%) SCOM
5 75 (3.66%) Cacti
6 60 (2.93%) ZABBIX
7 54 (2.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 52 (2.54%) SCCM
9 49 (2.39%) CiscoWorks
10 41 (2.00%) NetBackup
11 39 (1.90%) Ansible
12 35 (1.71%) CFEngine
13 32 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
14 29 (1.41%) Zenoss
14 29 (1.41%) Salt
14 29 (1.41%) FortiGate
15 23 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
16 20 (0.98%) Vagrant
17 18 (0.88%) Opsview
18 17 (0.83%) Munin
Vendors
1 900 (43.90%) Cisco
2 657 (32.05%) VMware
3 536 (26.15%) F5
4 449 (21.90%) Microsoft
5 382 (18.63%) Juniper
6 342 (16.68%) CheckPoint
7 296 (14.44%) Red Hat
8 282 (13.76%) Oracle
9 229 (11.17%) HP
10 216 (10.54%) Citrix
11 136 (6.63%) NetApp
12 121 (5.90%) IBM
13 98 (4.78%) EMC
14 93 (4.54%) SolarWinds
15 58 (2.83%) Dell
16 54 (2.63%) Riverbed
17 53 (2.59%) Blue Coat
18 52 (2.54%) Sun
19 46 (2.24%) Veritas
20 45 (2.20%) Symantec
City, London
JM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
UK
JM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Candour Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Elevate Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bens and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + £3k on-call + 5% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + £3k on-call + 5% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Roc Search
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + big benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum to GBP 120,000 plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum to £55000 plus excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £excellent + bonus+bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Posted: 4 days ago