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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 363 339 338
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -1
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 888 1031 1023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.86% 0.93% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 1.08% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 724 808 781
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,150 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%

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
90545 95411 102003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.61% 85.93% 85.31%
Number of salaries quoted 75257 77107 82195
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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 -38 832 £54,000 +8.00% 68
London -37 342 £57,500 +4.54% 17
South East -27 204 £50,000 +5.26% 12
Yorkshire +4 79 £42,500 -26.08% 11
Surrey -34 74 £50,000 - 2
East of England -15 65 £67,000 +47.25% 6
West Yorkshire -9 64 £42,500 -29.16% 7
City of London -3 63 £60,000 +4.34% 5
South West +34 61 £46,075 +35.51% 3
Berkshire -1 49 £55,000 +10.00% 7
West Midlands +5 46 £40,000 - 10
West Sussex -9 37 £50,000 +17.64%
Scotland +9 32 £35,000 - 3
North West +12 29 £42,500 +3.65% 3
Reading +8 28 £57,500 +15.00% 5
Leeds -50 26 £53,000 -11.66% 6
Bradford - 25 £40,000 - 1
Glasgow -1 22 £35,000 -
Gatwick +9 20 £50,000 +85.18%
Bedfordshire -9 20 £67,000 +48.88%
Cambridge +13 19 £80,000 +77.77% 3
Cambridgeshire -6 19 £80,000 +77.77% 3
Wiltshire +8 18 £47,500 +41.79%
Hampshire +18 17 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Hertfordshire +8 17 £57,500 +23.65% 1
Guildford +11 15 £65,000 +26.82% 1
Bracknell +10 15 £55,000 -2.30% 2
Swindon +8 15 £53,250 +58.95%
Woking +6 15 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Bedford +2 15 £67,000 +48.88%

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 977 (53.16%) Firewall
2 863 (46.95%) Cisco
3 769 (41.84%) Linux
4 581 (31.61%) DNS
5 562 (30.58%) Windows
6 536 (29.16%) Cisco Certification
7 516 (28.07%) F5
8 512 (27.86%) VMware
9 461 (25.08%) WAN
10 415 (22.58%) LAN
11 410 (22.31%) CCNP
12 401 (21.82%) TCP/IP
13 397 (21.60%) Data Centre
14 396 (21.55%) VMware Infrastructure
15 383 (20.84%) VPN
16 329 (17.90%) Active Directory
17 326 (17.74%) Finance
18 324 (17.63%) Unix
19 320 (17.41%) Microsoft
20 308 (16.76%) OSPF
21 298 (16.21%) Windows Server
22 294 (16.00%) Juniper
23 293 (15.94%) BGP
24 291 (15.83%) ITIL
25 289 (15.72%) Cisco Nexus
26 285 (15.51%) SAN
27 284 (15.45%) Cisco ASA
28 283 (15.40%) CheckPoint
29 271 (14.74%) SSL
29 271 (14.74%) High Availability

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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
1 251 (13.66%) Apache
2 164 (8.92%) IIS
3 158 (8.60%) Tomcat
4 85 (4.62%) MS Exchange
5 64 (3.48%) WebLogic
6 58 (3.16%) JBoss
7 54 (2.94%) nginx
8 53 (2.88%) Skype for Business
9 43 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2010
10 39 (2.12%) Elasticsearch
11 36 (1.96%) WebSphere
12 35 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
13 28 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
14 22 (1.20%) CMS
15 21 (1.14%) OpenStack
16 19 (1.03%) SharePoint
17 16 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
18 15 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
19 14 (0.76%) IBM HTTP Server
20 13 (0.71%) GlassFish
Applications
1 143 (7.78%) MS Excel
2 44 (2.39%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.27%) MS Office
4 1 (0.054%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.054%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.22%) Magento
1 4 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.054%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.054%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.054%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 184 (10.01%) Amazon AWS
2 131 (7.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (3.05%) Amazon EC2
3 56 (3.05%) Office 365
4 53 (2.88%) Google Cloud Platform
5 36 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
5 36 (1.96%) IaaS
6 32 (1.74%) SaaS
6 32 (1.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 25 (1.36%) OpenShift
8 23 (1.25%) PaaS
9 19 (1.03%) Joyent
10 16 (0.87%) Amazon S3
11 13 (0.71%) Google Compute Engine
12 11 (0.60%) Mimecast
13 9 (0.49%) GitHub
14 8 (0.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 6 (0.33%) IBM PureFlex
16 4 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 4 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 977 (53.16%) Firewall
2 581 (31.61%) DNS
3 461 (25.08%) WAN
4 415 (22.58%) LAN
5 401 (21.82%) TCP/IP
6 383 (20.84%) VPN
7 308 (16.76%) OSPF
8 293 (15.94%) BGP
9 289 (15.72%) Cisco Nexus
10 285 (15.51%) SAN
11 284 (15.45%) Cisco ASA
12 271 (14.74%) SSL
13 258 (14.04%) MPLS
14 216 (11.75%) Network Security
15 194 (10.55%) Internet
16 183 (9.96%) Wireless
17 178 (9.68%) HTTP
18 164 (8.92%) DHCP
19 155 (8.43%) IPsec
20 142 (7.73%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 255 (13.87%) SQL Server
2 197 (10.72%) MySQL
3 67 (3.65%) MongoDB
4 59 (3.21%) Apache Cassandra
5 49 (2.67%) Redis
6 45 (2.45%) Relational Database
7 39 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
8 38 (2.07%) NoSQL
9 32 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
10 29 (1.58%) DB2
11 26 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
12 21 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
13 20 (1.09%) Big Data
14 15 (0.82%) Oracle Database
15 12 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
16 11 (0.60%) InfluxDB
17 10 (0.54%) RDBMS
17 10 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 7 (0.38%) Apache Hive
18 7 (0.38%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 117 (6.37%) Git (software)
2 88 (4.79%) Jenkins
3 29 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 27 (1.47%) Subversion
5 26 (1.41%) JIRA
5 26 (1.41%) TeamCity
6 21 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 16 (0.87%) Vagrant
8 14 (0.76%) JUnit
8 14 (0.76%) Maven
9 13 (0.71%) NetBeans
10 11 (0.60%) Hudson
10 11 (0.60%) Introscope
10 11 (0.60%) PHPUnit
11 10 (0.54%) Eclipse
12 9 (0.49%) StarTeam
13 8 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 8 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
13 8 (0.44%) Sonatype Nexus
14 5 (0.27%) Mercurial
General
1 326 (17.74%) Finance
2 115 (6.26%) Telecoms
3 111 (6.04%) Banking
4 73 (3.97%) Retail
5 56 (3.05%) Games
6 41 (2.23%) Investment Banking
7 30 (1.63%) Marketing
8 25 (1.36%) Legal
8 25 (1.36%) Manufacturing
9 19 (1.03%) Law
9 19 (1.03%) Publishing
10 17 (0.92%) Back Office
10 17 (0.92%) Financial Institution
11 14 (0.76%) Billing
12 12 (0.65%) Online Betting
13 11 (0.60%) Multimedia
14 7 (0.38%) Electronics
15 6 (0.33%) Front Office
16 5 (0.27%) Advertising
17 4 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 401 (21.82%) Network Engineer
2 200 (10.88%) Administrator
3 180 (9.79%) Architect
4 171 (9.30%) Linux Engineer
5 157 (8.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 137 (7.45%) Analyst
7 119 (6.47%) Systems Administrator
8 116 (6.31%) Senior Network Engineer
9 107 (5.82%) Support Engineer
10 99 (5.39%) Linux Administrator
11 98 (5.33%) Consultant
12 97 (5.28%) DevOps Engineer
13 96 (5.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 93 (5.06%) Cisco Engineer
15 82 (4.46%) Developer
16 78 (4.24%) Security Engineer
17 75 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
18 71 (3.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
19 70 (3.81%) Cloud Engineer
20 68 (3.70%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (6.80%) Web Services
2 97 (5.28%) LAMP
3 91 (4.95%) CSS
4 70 (3.81%) XML
5 59 (3.21%) REST
6 57 (3.10%) Middleware
7 52 (2.83%) SOAP
8 50 (2.72%) .NET
9 49 (2.67%) HTML
10 38 (2.07%) AngularJS
10 38 (2.07%) J2EE
11 35 (1.90%) Spring
12 31 (1.69%) JSON
13 28 (1.52%) jQuery
14 26 (1.41%) EDI
15 25 (1.36%) RESTful
16 23 (1.25%) J2SE
17 21 (1.14%) Ajax
18 20 (1.09%) HTML5
18 20 (1.09%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 397 (21.60%) Data Centre
2 257 (13.98%) Clustering
3 102 (5.55%) Analytical Skills
4 91 (4.95%) Replication
5 53 (2.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 48 (2.61%) Management Information System
7 40 (2.18%) Computer Science
8 32 (1.74%) Public Cloud
9 27 (1.47%) Blackberry
10 26 (1.41%) PKI
11 24 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
12 23 (1.25%) PlayStation
13 22 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 22 (1.20%) IPTV
13 22 (1.20%) User Experience
14 17 (0.92%) DataPower
14 17 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
15 16 (0.87%) Statistics
16 15 (0.82%) IVR
16 15 (0.82%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 769 (41.84%) Linux
2 562 (30.58%) Windows
3 324 (17.63%) Unix
4 298 (16.21%) Windows Server
5 175 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 166 (9.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 154 (8.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 97 (5.28%) CentOS
9 92 (5.01%) Solaris
10 81 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
11 53 (2.88%) Ubuntu
12 47 (2.56%) Oracle Linux
13 43 (2.34%) Debian
14 42 (2.29%) AIX
15 29 (1.58%) SUSE
16 21 (1.14%) Android
16 21 (1.14%) HPUX
17 19 (1.03%) Windows 7
18 13 (0.71%) Mac OS X
19 11 (0.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (15.83%) ITIL
2 271 (14.74%) High Availability
3 240 (13.06%) DevOps
4 228 (12.40%) Agile Software Development
5 197 (10.72%) Disaster Recovery
6 182 (9.90%) Configuration Management
7 153 (8.32%) Continuous Integration
8 134 (7.29%) Network Design
9 105 (5.71%) Project Management
10 104 (5.66%) Business Continuity
11 97 (5.28%) Performance Tuning
12 89 (4.84%) Network Management
13 87 (4.73%) Migration
13 87 (4.73%) Presales
14 67 (3.65%) E-Commerce
14 67 (3.65%) Service Delivery
15 65 (3.54%) Mentoring
16 64 (3.48%) Continuous Improvement
17 60 (3.26%) Network Monitoring
18 59 (3.21%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 243 (13.22%) Java
2 212 (11.53%) Perl
3 192 (10.45%) Bash Shell
4 187 (10.17%) Python
5 170 (9.25%) SQL
6 124 (6.75%) PowerShell
7 95 (5.17%) Shell Script
8 81 (4.41%) Ruby
9 79 (4.30%) PHP
10 74 (4.03%) JavaScript
11 42 (2.29%) C
12 30 (1.63%) C#
13 26 (1.41%) C++
14 22 (1.20%) VB
15 20 (1.09%) Scala
16 18 (0.98%) Tcl
17 15 (0.82%) VBScript
18 12 (0.65%) Korn
19 9 (0.49%) AWK
19 9 (0.49%) sed
Qualifications
1 536 (29.16%) Cisco Certification
2 410 (22.31%) CCNP
3 199 (10.83%) CCIE
4 192 (10.45%) CCNA
5 116 (6.31%) Security Cleared
6 106 (5.77%) Degree
7 85 (4.62%) CCDP
8 84 (4.57%) CCSE
9 83 (4.52%) Microsoft Certification
10 65 (3.54%) SC Cleared
11 60 (3.26%) CCDA
12 58 (3.16%) CCSA
13 56 (3.05%) MCSE
14 52 (2.83%) JNCIP
15 38 (2.07%) JNCIE
16 35 (1.90%) JNCIA
17 31 (1.69%) RHCE
18 26 (1.41%) CCSP
19 24 (1.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 22 (1.20%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (6.47%) SLA
2 42 (2.29%) PCI DSS
3 20 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.71%) QA
5 11 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.27%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.27%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.16%) WAI
8 1 (0.054%) SAS 70
System Software
1 396 (21.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 329 (17.90%) Active Directory
3 130 (7.07%) Hyper-V
4 101 (5.50%) Docker
5 82 (4.46%) vSphere
6 67 (3.65%) VMware ESXi
7 34 (1.85%) NFS
8 29 (1.58%) Xen
8 29 (1.58%) XenApp
9 23 (1.25%) XenDesktop
10 22 (1.20%) iptables
11 19 (1.03%) LXC
12 17 (0.92%) KVM
12 17 (0.92%) Postfix
12 17 (0.92%) Varnish
13 16 (0.87%) VMware ESX
14 14 (0.76%) Corosync
15 12 (0.65%) Squid
16 10 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
17 9 (0.49%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 220 (11.97%) Puppet
2 130 (7.07%) Opscode Chef
3 110 (5.98%) Nagios
4 101 (5.50%) SCCM
5 92 (5.01%) Ansible
6 65 (3.54%) CFEngine
7 51 (2.77%) SCOM
8 47 (2.56%) Cisco CUCM
9 36 (1.96%) Hyperic
9 36 (1.96%) Salt
10 35 (1.90%) Cacti
11 30 (1.63%) Cisco Prime
12 29 (1.58%) HAProxy
13 23 (1.25%) CiscoWorks
14 22 (1.20%) FortiGate
15 20 (1.09%) Cisco UCCX
15 20 (1.09%) SELinux
16 18 (0.98%) Graphite
16 18 (0.98%) Mesos
16 18 (0.98%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 863 (46.95%) Cisco
2 516 (28.07%) F5
3 512 (27.86%) VMware
4 320 (17.41%) Microsoft
5 294 (16.00%) Juniper
6 283 (15.40%) CheckPoint
7 266 (14.47%) Red Hat
8 260 (14.15%) Oracle
9 190 (10.34%) Citrix
10 186 (10.12%) HP
11 120 (6.53%) Palo Alto
12 108 (5.88%) SolarWinds
13 95 (5.17%) NetApp
14 81 (4.41%) IBM
15 67 (3.65%) Symantec
16 61 (3.32%) Brocade
17 59 (3.21%) Google
18 42 (2.29%) Riverbed
19 36 (1.96%) Aruba
19 36 (1.96%) Veritas
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 16 hours ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
GCS
Posted: Yesterday
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Riding
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £300 - £400 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Flexitime
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Spinnaker Red
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum and Fantastic Benefits, inc. Healthc
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £40000 Per Annum bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Host Europe Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,500 per annum 25 days annual leave, pension, free
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + benefits including unlimited holidays and fr
Posted: 2 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. + car + bonus + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 10% On Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum 25 days holiday, free parking, 5% ma
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent Training + Certifications
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Bristow Holland
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago