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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 329 318 346
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +28
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 944 1013 817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.88% 0.85% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 1.03% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 731 792 644
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +14.11%

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
90768 98741 87630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.20% 82.72% 80.75%
Number of salaries quoted 73820 80272 72083
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 June 2015 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 3 June 2015. 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 -2 905 £50,000 - 104
London -10 357 £55,000 +4.76% 36
South East +37 292 £50,000 - 28
Surrey +52 103 £50,000 -23.07% 14
City of London -1 89 £57,500 +9.52% 8
Yorkshire -33 82 £60,000 +20.00% 10
East of England +41 78 £47,000 -2.08% 8
Leeds -9 76 £60,000 +20.00% 9
West Yorkshire -29 76 £60,000 +20.00% 10
West Sussex +47 50 £42,500 -2.85% 1
Berkshire -38 49 £56,250 +12.50% 4
Reading -14 37 £60,000 +20.00% 3
North West -3 32 £41,000 +2.50% 7
Crawley +25 30 £42,500 -2.85% 1
South West -2 27 £33,500 -16.25% 11
Buckinghamshire -4 25 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Bedford +47 23 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Bedfordshire +37 23 £45,000 -6.25% 1
Milton Keynes -3 23 £50,000 -2.43% 2
West Midlands -28 22 £30,000 -20.00% 4
Woking - 21 £50,000 - 3
Essex +25 20 £76,250 +35.55% 3
Hampshire -18 20 £45,000 +6.50% 2
Oxfordshire +31 19 £64,000 +16.36% 2
Cambridge +20 18 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Cambridgeshire +12 18 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Hertfordshire +11 18 £47,000 +17.50% 2
Scotland +28 17 £47,500 +17.28% 3
Wales -3 16 £39,375 +8.62% 1
South Wales -11 16 £39,375 +8.62% 1

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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.

1 987 (50.10%) Firewall
2 985 (50.00%) Cisco
3 792 (40.20%) Linux
4 722 (36.65%) Windows
5 681 (34.57%) VMware
6 543 (27.56%) F5
7 541 (27.46%) Microsoft
8 531 (26.95%) Cisco Certification
9 511 (25.94%) WAN
10 488 (24.77%) DNS
10 488 (24.77%) VMware Infrastructure
11 445 (22.59%) Data Centre
12 441 (22.39%) TCP/IP
13 440 (22.34%) LAN
14 413 (20.96%) CCNP
15 400 (20.30%) VPN
16 398 (20.20%) CheckPoint
17 390 (19.80%) SQL Server
18 360 (18.27%) Clustering
19 335 (17.01%) Juniper
20 332 (16.85%) UNIX
21 326 (16.55%) Network Security
22 325 (16.50%) SQL
23 313 (15.89%) SAN
24 309 (15.69%) Cisco ASA
25 308 (15.63%) ITIL
26 304 (15.43%) Active Directory
27 303 (15.38%) BGP
28 302 (15.33%) Finance
29 287 (14.57%) Red Hat

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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
1 276 (14.01%) Apache
2 246 (12.49%) IIS
3 185 (9.39%) Tomcat
4 145 (7.36%) SharePoint
5 129 (6.55%) MS Exchange
6 83 (4.21%) JBoss
7 70 (3.55%) Lync
8 63 (3.20%) nginx
9 62 (3.15%) WebLogic
10 58 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
11 56 (2.84%) BizTalk Server
12 54 (2.74%) OpenStack
13 47 (2.39%) WebSphere
14 33 (1.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 31 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
16 30 (1.52%) GlassFish
17 25 (1.27%) CMS
18 23 (1.17%) Office Communications Server
19 21 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2007
20 20 (1.02%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 208 (10.56%) MS Excel
2 73 (3.71%) MS Visio
3 32 (1.62%) MS Office
4 7 (0.36%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.10%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.10%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.051%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 29 (1.47%) Oracle Applications
2 13 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
4 10 (0.51%) Sophis RISQUE
4 10 (0.51%) Magento
5 5 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (0.20%) Oracle 11i
7 3 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.15%) Tridion
8 2 (0.10%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.051%) RMDS
9 1 (0.051%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.051%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.051%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 219 (11.12%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
4 42 (2.13%) SaaS
5 39 (1.98%) PaaS
6 30 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
7 28 (1.42%) IaaS
8 24 (1.22%) Office 365
9 15 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
10 13 (0.66%) Amazon S3
11 12 (0.61%) IBM SmartCloud
12 11 (0.56%) Heroku
12 11 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
13 10 (0.51%) GitHub
13 10 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 10 (0.51%) Engine Yard
14 8 (0.41%) Route 53
14 8 (0.41%) Amazon ELB
15 6 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 5 (0.25%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 987 (50.10%) Firewall
2 511 (25.94%) WAN
3 488 (24.77%) DNS
4 441 (22.39%) TCP/IP
5 440 (22.34%) LAN
6 400 (20.30%) VPN
7 326 (16.55%) Network Security
8 313 (15.89%) SAN
9 309 (15.69%) Cisco ASA
10 303 (15.38%) BGP
11 283 (14.37%) MPLS
12 282 (14.31%) Cisco Nexus
13 247 (12.54%) OSPF
14 195 (9.90%) Wireless
15 189 (9.59%) HTTP
16 186 (9.44%) VLAN
16 186 (9.44%) VoIP
17 178 (9.04%) DHCP
18 169 (8.58%) EIGRP
19 160 (8.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 390 (19.80%) SQL Server
2 245 (12.44%) MySQL
3 78 (3.96%) MongoDB
4 77 (3.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 69 (3.50%) Oracle Database
5 69 (3.50%) Relational Database
6 59 (2.99%) NoSQL
7 50 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
8 41 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
9 40 (2.03%) Oracle Database 11g
10 31 (1.57%) RDBMS
11 27 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
12 22 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
13 20 (1.02%) Couchbase
14 17 (0.86%) Oracle Discoverer
15 16 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
16 15 (0.76%) Data Mining
17 14 (0.71%) Redis
18 10 (0.51%) Big Data
19 9 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 107 (5.43%) Git (software)
2 87 (4.42%) Subversion
3 57 (2.89%) Jenkins
4 29 (1.47%) JIRA
5 28 (1.42%) TeamCity
6 25 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 25 (1.27%) Maven
6 25 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 24 (1.22%) Eclipse
8 18 (0.91%) Visual Studio
8 18 (0.91%) Mercurial
9 17 (0.86%) Hudson
10 15 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
11 13 (0.66%) JUnit
11 13 (0.66%) NetBeans
12 11 (0.56%) StarTeam
13 6 (0.30%) InstallShield
13 6 (0.30%) MSI
13 6 (0.30%) ClearQuest
14 5 (0.25%) ProC
General
1 302 (15.33%) Finance
2 83 (4.21%) Telecoms
3 58 (2.94%) Marketing
4 56 (2.84%) Banking
5 55 (2.79%) Games
6 49 (2.49%) Advertising
7 41 (2.08%) Legal
8 39 (1.98%) Retail
9 23 (1.17%) Billing
10 22 (1.12%) Publishing
11 20 (1.02%) Law
11 20 (1.02%) Electronics
12 13 (0.66%) Financial Institution
13 11 (0.56%) Manufacturing
14 8 (0.41%) Back Office
15 6 (0.30%) Investment Banking
16 5 (0.25%) Local Government
17 3 (0.15%) Online Betting
17 3 (0.15%) iGaming
18 2 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 419 (21.27%) Network Engineer
2 301 (15.28%) Architect
3 191 (9.70%) Administrator
4 149 (7.56%) Systems Administrator
5 148 (7.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 132 (6.70%) Support Engineer
7 127 (6.45%) Consultant
8 115 (5.84%) Senior Network Engineer
9 111 (5.63%) Developer
10 105 (5.33%) Analyst
11 99 (5.03%) Network Architect
12 79 (4.01%) Solutions Architect
13 76 (3.86%) Network Consultant
14 72 (3.65%) Security Engineer
15 69 (3.50%) Technical Architect
16 63 (3.20%) Linux Administrator
17 61 (3.10%) Linux Engineer
18 60 (3.05%) DevOps Engineer
19 56 (2.84%) Infrastructure Architect
20 54 (2.74%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (10.61%) .NET
2 191 (9.70%) Web Services
3 89 (4.52%) CSS
4 87 (4.42%) LAMP
5 81 (4.11%) .NET Framework
6 75 (3.81%) HTML
7 68 (3.45%) WCF
8 67 (3.40%) JMS
9 65 (3.30%) RESTful
10 62 (3.15%) XML
11 60 (3.05%) jQuery
12 57 (2.89%) EDI
13 56 (2.84%) Entity Framework
14 54 (2.74%) EDIFACT
15 53 (2.69%) Middleware
16 49 (2.49%) J2EE
17 43 (2.18%) SOAP
18 39 (1.98%) ASP.NET
19 37 (1.88%) RabbitMQ
20 29 (1.47%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 445 (22.59%) Data Centre
2 360 (18.27%) Clustering
3 119 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
4 101 (5.13%) Replication
5 78 (3.96%) Public Cloud
6 64 (3.25%) Computer Science
7 61 (3.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 55 (2.79%) Management Information System
9 29 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
9 29 (1.47%) N-Tier
10 28 (1.42%) Over-the-Top Content
10 28 (1.42%) Streaming Video
11 26 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
12 23 (1.17%) IPTV
12 23 (1.17%) User Experience
12 23 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
13 22 (1.12%) Mobile App
14 17 (0.86%) Client/Server
14 17 (0.86%) CESG
14 17 (0.86%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 792 (40.20%) Linux
2 722 (36.65%) Windows
3 332 (16.85%) UNIX
4 256 (12.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 222 (11.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 169 (8.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 142 (7.21%) CentOS
8 120 (6.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 117 (5.94%) Solaris
10 72 (3.65%) Ubuntu
11 58 (2.94%) Debian
12 23 (1.17%) AIX
13 17 (0.86%) Android
14 16 (0.81%) Apple iOS
15 15 (0.76%) SUSE
16 14 (0.71%) HPUX
17 10 (0.51%) Windows 2000
17 10 (0.51%) Windows 7
17 10 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
18 9 (0.46%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 308 (15.63%) ITIL
2 213 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
3 188 (9.54%) Network Design
4 182 (9.24%) Disaster Recovery
5 165 (8.38%) DevOps
6 149 (7.56%) Project Management
7 147 (7.46%) Performance Tuning
8 127 (6.45%) Migration
9 123 (6.24%) Configuration Management
10 114 (5.79%) E-Commerce
11 108 (5.48%) High Availability
12 106 (5.38%) Capacity Planning
13 98 (4.97%) Business Continuity
14 89 (4.52%) Technical Architecture
15 87 (4.42%) Continuous Integration
15 87 (4.42%) Network Management
16 82 (4.16%) MVC
16 82 (4.16%) Change Management
17 75 (3.81%) Service Delivery
18 69 (3.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 325 (16.50%) SQL
2 229 (11.62%) Perl
3 186 (9.44%) Java
4 177 (8.98%) Bash Shell
5 152 (7.72%) Python
6 130 (6.60%) PowerShell
7 118 (5.99%) PHP
7 118 (5.99%) C#
8 85 (4.31%) Ruby
9 62 (3.15%) JavaScript
10 58 (2.94%) Shell Script
11 54 (2.74%) ActionScript
11 54 (2.74%) ActionScript 2.0
12 31 (1.57%) Korn
13 20 (1.02%) C
14 18 (0.91%) C++
14 18 (0.91%) T-SQL
15 15 (0.76%) VBScript
16 12 (0.61%) VB.NET
17 8 (0.41%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 531 (26.95%) Cisco Certification
2 413 (20.96%) CCNP
3 183 (9.29%) CCNA
4 156 (7.92%) Degree
5 130 (6.60%) CCIE
6 112 (5.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 100 (5.08%) Security Cleared
8 97 (4.92%) CCDP
9 91 (4.62%) MCSE
10 79 (4.01%) CCSE
11 62 (3.15%) CCSA
12 59 (2.99%) SC Cleared
13 56 (2.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 40 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
15 36 (1.83%) Check Point Certification
16 35 (1.78%) CISSP
17 33 (1.68%) MCITP
18 27 (1.37%) DV Cleared
19 24 (1.22%) Citrix Certification
20 23 (1.17%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (5.38%) SLA
2 70 (3.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 45 (2.28%) QA
4 29 (1.47%) PCI DSS
5 23 (1.17%) ISO 9001
6 22 (1.12%) COBIT
7 14 (0.71%) WAI
8 6 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.051%) HL7
9 1 (0.051%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.051%) FATCA
System Software
1 488 (24.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 304 (15.43%) Active Directory
3 137 (6.95%) Hyper-V
4 115 (5.84%) VMware ESX
5 88 (4.47%) vSphere
6 53 (2.69%) XenServer
7 43 (2.18%) Oracle RAC
8 40 (2.03%) Xen
9 37 (1.88%) VMware ESXi
10 34 (1.73%) vCloud
11 33 (1.68%) KVM
11 33 (1.68%) NFS
12 32 (1.62%) Terminal Services
13 28 (1.42%) Firmware
14 22 (1.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 21 (1.07%) Varnish
16 20 (1.02%) Postfix
16 20 (1.02%) XenApp
17 19 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
17 19 (0.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 186 (9.44%) Puppet
2 128 (6.50%) Nagios
3 119 (6.04%) Opscode Chef
4 57 (2.89%) Ansible
5 47 (2.39%) CiscoWorks
6 45 (2.28%) WSUS
6 45 (2.28%) SCCM
7 40 (2.03%) SCOM
8 35 (1.78%) NetBackup
9 33 (1.68%) FortiGate
9 33 (1.68%) logstash
10 31 (1.57%) Cisco Prime
11 29 (1.47%) Icinga
12 28 (1.42%) Cacti
13 27 (1.37%) Cobbler
14 23 (1.17%) ZABBIX
15 22 (1.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 21 (1.07%) SELinux
17 20 (1.02%) Hyperic
17 20 (1.02%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 985 (50.00%) Cisco
2 681 (34.57%) VMware
3 543 (27.56%) F5
4 541 (27.46%) Microsoft
5 398 (20.20%) CheckPoint
6 335 (17.01%) Juniper
7 287 (14.57%) Red Hat
8 276 (14.01%) Citrix
9 270 (13.71%) HP
10 257 (13.05%) Oracle
11 154 (7.82%) SolarWinds
12 113 (5.74%) Riverbed
13 84 (4.26%) NetApp
14 77 (3.91%) Symantec
15 67 (3.40%) Fortinet
16 66 (3.35%) Dell
17 60 (3.05%) Veritas
18 57 (2.89%) IBM
19 51 (2.59%) EMC
20 40 (2.03%) Sun
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Essex
Square One Resources
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Antrim, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Smoke & Mirrors
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £80k
Posted: 21 hours ago
Other
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-£90,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £55000 - £77000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lockheed Martin
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Working Environment
Posted: Yesterday
Daresbury, Warrington
Research Councils UK
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
ninesharp
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare etc.
Posted: Yesterday
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £74000 per annum + car allowance + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday