The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 315 323 331
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 1023 852 941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.84% 0.77% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.97% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 782 656 781
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -4.65%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
97509 87535 96223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.37% 78.84% 76.56%
Number of salaries quoted 78334 71800 81781
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +18 976 £50,000 +5.26% 76
London -18 395 £52,500 - 38
South East +79 245 £45,000 -14.28% 11
Yorkshire +23 145 £40,000 +2.56% 8
City of London +59 140 £55,000 -8.33% 14
West Yorkshire +35 95 £42,500 - 7
Leeds +38 87 £41,250 -2.94% 5
Berkshire +46 71 £48,500 -11.81% 6
Surrey +36 67 £46,000 -16.36%
West Midlands +29 58 £37,500 +7.14% 1
East of England -52 55 £40,000 -24.17% 6
North West -14 50 £50,000 +25.00% 4
North Yorkshire -7 48 £33,000 +3.12% 1
Reading +33 41 £50,000 -9.09% 3
York +8 41 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Buckinghamshire +20 39 £45,000 -14.28%
Manchester -17 35 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Hampshire +8 31 £39,500 +39.82% 4
Kent +1 29 £45,000 -16.27% 1
South West -25 24 £38,500 -8.33% 6
Shropshire +25 22 £37,500 +15.38%
Telford +21 22 £37,500 +15.38%
Cambridgeshire 0 19 £50,000 +29.87% 4
Milton Keynes +6 18 £47,500 -9.52%
Cambridge -1 18 £50,000 +29.87% 4
Bedfordshire -27 14 £35,000 -46.15% 1
East Midlands -44 14 £40,000 +23.07%
Hertfordshire 0 13 £40,000 -36.00% 1
South Wales +8 12 £32,500 -29.72% 1
Cheshire +5 12 £50,000 -9.09% 1

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 825 (43.67%) Firewall
2 766 (40.55%) Cisco
3 719 (38.06%) Linux
4 713 (37.74%) Windows
5 596 (31.55%) VMware
6 592 (31.34%) TCP/IP
7 565 (29.91%) DNS
8 456 (24.14%) Microsoft
9 453 (23.98%) VMware Infrastructure
10 430 (22.76%) Clustering
11 423 (22.39%) WAN
12 401 (21.23%) LAN
13 387 (20.49%) Finance
14 384 (20.33%) Cisco Certification
15 374 (19.80%) Internet
16 372 (19.69%) Active Directory
17 364 (19.27%) UNIX
18 352 (18.63%) SAN
19 342 (18.10%) Perl
20 340 (18.00%) Java
21 339 (17.95%) BGP
22 336 (17.79%) MPLS
23 331 (17.52%) VPN
24 321 (16.99%) F5
25 315 (16.68%) OSPF
26 307 (16.25%) SQL
27 306 (16.20%) Red Hat
28 304 (16.09%) Juniper
29 301 (15.93%) ITIL
30 298 (15.78%) Windows Server 2008

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 265 (14.03%) IIS
2 247 (13.08%) Apache
3 218 (11.54%) Tomcat
4 210 (11.12%) MS Exchange
5 86 (4.55%) WebSphere
6 77 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
7 72 (3.81%) SharePoint
8 60 (3.18%) Jetty
9 52 (2.75%) CMS
10 47 (2.49%) Lync
10 47 (2.49%) nginx
11 27 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
12 24 (1.27%) Node.js
13 22 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
14 21 (1.11%) Office Communications Server
14 21 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
15 20 (1.06%) GlassFish
15 20 (1.06%) Confluence
16 18 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
16 18 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 213 (11.28%) MS Excel
2 44 (2.33%) MS Office
3 27 (1.43%) MS Project
4 26 (1.38%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.21%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
1 11 (0.58%) SunGard APT
1 11 (0.58%) FastVal
2 10 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
3 9 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
4 8 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
4 8 (0.42%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.16%) RMDS
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.053%) Summit
8 1 (0.053%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.053%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.053%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.053%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.053%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 68 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
1 68 (3.60%) Cloud Computing
2 54 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (2.75%) SaaS
4 37 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
4 37 (1.96%) Joyent
5 16 (0.85%) Amazon S3
5 16 (0.85%) Heroku
5 16 (0.85%) Engine Yard
6 15 (0.79%) Amazon ELB
6 15 (0.79%) Office 365
7 11 (0.58%) IaaS
7 11 (0.58%) GitHub
8 7 (0.37%) Google App Engine
9 5 (0.26%) Rackspace Cloud
10 4 (0.21%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.053%) PaaS
11 1 (0.053%) Google Compute Engine
11 1 (0.053%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 825 (43.67%) Firewall
2 592 (31.34%) TCP/IP
3 565 (29.91%) DNS
4 423 (22.39%) WAN
5 401 (21.23%) LAN
6 374 (19.80%) Internet
7 352 (18.63%) SAN
8 339 (17.95%) BGP
9 336 (17.79%) MPLS
10 331 (17.52%) VPN
11 315 (16.68%) OSPF
12 285 (15.09%) HTTP
13 274 (14.51%) SSL
14 207 (10.96%) Cisco ASA
15 201 (10.64%) SMTP
16 193 (10.22%) EIGRP
16 193 (10.22%) DHCP
17 183 (9.69%) LDAP
18 181 (9.58%) NAS
19 167 (8.84%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 278 (14.72%) SQL Server
2 251 (13.29%) MySQL
3 91 (4.82%) NoSQL
4 88 (4.66%) Relational Database
5 71 (3.76%) MongoDB
6 65 (3.44%) Redis
7 59 (3.12%) RDBMS
8 49 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 48 (2.54%) Apache Cassandra
10 46 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
11 41 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
11 41 (2.17%) Oracle Database
12 40 (2.12%) SQL Server 2005
13 37 (1.96%) MariaDB
14 27 (1.43%) SQL Server 2000
15 21 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
16 15 (0.79%) Hadoop
17 12 (0.64%) BODI
18 11 (0.58%) Big Data
18 11 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 96 (5.08%) Subversion
2 75 (3.97%) Git (software)
3 73 (3.86%) Jenkins
4 53 (2.81%) Maven
5 34 (1.80%) JIRA
6 32 (1.69%) Hudson
7 23 (1.22%) Ant
8 21 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 21 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 20 (1.06%) Eclipse
10 17 (0.90%) FishEye
11 11 (0.58%) Visual Studio
12 10 (0.53%) Mercurial
13 9 (0.48%) TeamCity
14 8 (0.42%) Selenium
14 8 (0.42%) WebLOAD
14 8 (0.42%) Cucumber
15 5 (0.26%) Bugzilla
15 5 (0.26%) NetBeans
15 5 (0.26%) CruiseControl
General
1 387 (20.49%) Finance
2 106 (5.61%) Telecoms
3 63 (3.34%) Banking
4 35 (1.85%) Marketing
5 33 (1.75%) Retail
5 33 (1.75%) Publishing
6 32 (1.69%) Advertising
7 29 (1.54%) Games
8 24 (1.27%) Law
9 20 (1.06%) Back Office
10 18 (0.95%) Online Betting
10 18 (0.95%) Legal
11 17 (0.90%) Billing
12 7 (0.37%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.32%) Automotive
14 2 (0.11%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.11%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.053%) Electronics
15 1 (0.053%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.053%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 351 (18.58%) Network Engineer
2 233 (12.33%) Administrator
3 189 (10.01%) Architect
4 173 (9.16%) Linux Engineer
5 171 (9.05%) Systems Administrator
6 121 (6.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 108 (5.72%) Linux Administrator
8 100 (5.29%) Analyst
9 95 (5.03%) Consultant
10 87 (4.61%) Systems Engineer
11 83 (4.39%) Team Leader
12 80 (4.24%) Developer
13 76 (4.02%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 73 (3.86%) Support Engineer
15 63 (3.34%) Network Architect
15 63 (3.34%) Firewall Engineer
16 61 (3.23%) Senior Linux Engineer
17 59 (3.12%) DevOps Engineer
18 57 (3.02%) Senior Network Engineer
19 51 (2.70%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (7.57%) .NET
2 129 (6.83%) J2EE
3 111 (5.88%) XML
4 103 (5.45%) Web Services
5 95 (5.03%) CSS
6 94 (4.98%) LAMP
7 90 (4.76%) SOAP
8 58 (3.07%) HTML
8 58 (3.07%) RabbitMQ
9 56 (2.96%) ASP.NET
9 56 (2.96%) Middleware
10 53 (2.81%) JSON
11 40 (2.12%) .NET Framework
12 30 (1.59%) Ajax
12 30 (1.59%) Spring
13 28 (1.48%) MSMQ
14 25 (1.32%) jQuery
14 25 (1.32%) Software Packaging
15 19 (1.01%) Hibernate
16 18 (0.95%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 430 (22.76%) Clustering
2 112 (5.93%) Enterprise Storage
3 72 (3.81%) Open Source
4 52 (2.75%) Replication
5 51 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 48 (2.54%) Computer Science
7 47 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
8 41 (2.17%) Client/Server
9 33 (1.75%) PKI
10 27 (1.43%) Blackberry
11 25 (1.32%) CLARiiON
12 21 (1.11%) Hedge funds
13 18 (0.95%) Social Media
14 16 (0.85%) CMDB
14 16 (0.85%) Mathematics
14 16 (0.85%) iPad
15 15 (0.79%) Firmware
15 15 (0.79%) Mainframe
15 15 (0.79%) Device Driver
15 15 (0.79%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 719 (38.06%) Linux
2 713 (37.74%) Windows
3 364 (19.27%) UNIX
4 298 (15.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 213 (11.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 194 (10.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 165 (8.73%) Solaris
8 150 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 116 (6.14%) Ubuntu
10 103 (5.45%) CentOS
11 90 (4.76%) Debian
12 46 (2.44%) Windows 7
13 37 (1.96%) AIX
14 36 (1.91%) SUSE
15 33 (1.75%) Windows 8
16 21 (1.11%) Android
17 16 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
18 15 (0.79%) Mac OS X
19 14 (0.74%) Windows Phone
20 9 (0.48%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (15.93%) ITIL
2 163 (8.63%) Network Management
3 154 (8.15%) E-Commerce
4 144 (7.62%) Configuration Management
5 135 (7.15%) Performance Tuning
6 128 (6.78%) Network Design
7 115 (6.09%) Change Management
8 105 (5.56%) Capacity Management
9 101 (5.35%) Service Management
10 96 (5.08%) Disaster Recovery
10 96 (5.08%) Capacity Planning
11 90 (4.76%) Change Control
11 90 (4.76%) Project Management
12 87 (4.61%) Service Delivery
13 83 (4.39%) Root Cause Analysis
14 78 (4.13%) Network Architecture
15 77 (4.08%) Problem Management
16 68 (3.60%) Network Monitoring
17 62 (3.28%) High Availability
18 55 (2.91%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 342 (18.10%) Perl
2 340 (18.00%) Java
3 307 (16.25%) SQL
4 218 (11.54%) Bash Shell
5 208 (11.01%) Python
6 164 (8.68%) Ruby
7 143 (7.57%) PowerShell
8 100 (5.29%) Shell Script
9 93 (4.92%) PHP
10 78 (4.13%) JavaScript
11 42 (2.22%) T-SQL
12 41 (2.17%) C#
13 17 (0.90%) PL/SQL
13 17 (0.90%) Clojure
14 16 (0.85%) Korn
15 15 (0.79%) C
16 14 (0.74%) PHP5
17 10 (0.53%) C++
18 9 (0.48%) VBScript
19 8 (0.42%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 384 (20.33%) Cisco Certification
2 236 (12.49%) CCNP
3 183 (9.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 169 (8.95%) Degree
5 165 (8.73%) CCNA
6 152 (8.05%) MCSE
7 113 (5.98%) CCIE
8 80 (4.24%) Security Cleared
9 71 (3.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 62 (3.28%) MCITP
11 60 (3.18%) MCSA
12 53 (2.81%) CCSA
12 53 (2.81%) MCP
13 47 (2.49%) SC Cleared
14 45 (2.38%) RHCE
15 42 (2.22%) CCSE
16 37 (1.96%) CCSP
17 31 (1.64%) CCDP
18 28 (1.48%) JNCIA
19 24 (1.27%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (4.98%) SLA
2 72 (3.81%) PCI DSS
3 57 (3.02%) QA
4 28 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (0.85%) ISO 9001
6 12 (0.64%) WAI
7 5 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.16%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.11%) COBIT
10 1 (0.053%) WCAG
10 1 (0.053%) HL7
System Software
1 453 (23.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 372 (19.69%) Active Directory
3 164 (8.68%) vSphere
4 138 (7.31%) Hyper-V
5 85 (4.50%) NFS
6 62 (3.28%) VMware ESX
7 48 (2.54%) XenApp
8 40 (2.12%) Forefront TMG
9 37 (1.96%) UAG
10 35 (1.85%) Varnish
11 32 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
12 30 (1.59%) Terminal Services
13 28 (1.48%) KVM
14 27 (1.43%) XenServer
14 27 (1.43%) XenDesktop
15 21 (1.11%) ProxySG
16 15 (0.79%) Sendmail
16 15 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
17 12 (0.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 12 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 270 (14.29%) Puppet
2 183 (9.69%) Opscode Chef
3 139 (7.36%) Nagios
4 84 (4.45%) CiscoWorks
5 75 (3.97%) SCOM
6 71 (3.76%) HP NNM
7 64 (3.39%) NetBackup
8 57 (3.02%) SCCM
9 46 (2.44%) WSUS
10 42 (2.22%) Cacti
11 41 (2.17%) CFEngine
12 31 (1.64%) Backup Exec
13 29 (1.54%) Cobbler
14 19 (1.01%) ZABBIX
15 18 (0.95%) Ganglia
16 17 (0.90%) HAProxy
17 16 (0.85%) EMC Navisphere
17 16 (0.85%) Netcool
18 15 (0.79%) Cisco CUCM
19 14 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 766 (40.55%) Cisco
2 596 (31.55%) VMware
3 456 (24.14%) Microsoft
4 321 (16.99%) F5
5 306 (16.20%) Red Hat
6 304 (16.09%) Juniper
7 269 (14.24%) CheckPoint
8 227 (12.02%) HP
9 215 (11.38%) Oracle
10 210 (11.12%) Citrix
11 145 (7.68%) NetApp
12 112 (5.93%) EMC
13 92 (4.87%) SolarWinds
14 81 (4.29%) IBM
14 81 (4.29%) JBoss
15 80 (4.24%) Blue Coat
16 73 (3.86%) Veritas
16 73 (3.86%) Dell
17 66 (3.49%) Sun
18 64 (3.39%) McAfee
Slough, Berkshire
JPS Selection
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + great bens
Posted: Yesterday
England
Swan It Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £75 - £80 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ITF Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £48500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competative + Bonus + Company Benefits + Career Development
Posted: Yesterday
London
Propel
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Please get in touch to discuss salary information
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus/benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Full Corp Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
The 100 Company
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
The 100 Company
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
OSM Ltd
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Flexitime
Posted: 3 days ago