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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 326 369 342
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -27
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 961 732 824
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.84% 0.67% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.83% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 758 564 654
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 £36,000 £32,950 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.42%

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
93506 88688 89250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.05% 81.54% 78.98%
Number of salaries quoted 75545 72933 75228
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 £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +52 924 £50,000 +5.26% 117
London +45 394 £55,000 - 43
Yorkshire +29 169 £50,000 +11.11% 24
South East +16 168 £48,000 +6.66% 17
West Yorkshire +49 151 £47,500 +5.55% 14
Leeds +68 136 £50,000 +11.11% 12
City of London +38 111 £55,000 +4.76% 13
Surrey +16 59 £55,000 +22.22% 2
West Midlands +27 58 £40,000 -14.43% 6
East of England +3 57 £50,000 +17.64% 4
North West -17 48 £61,250 +44.11% 8
Hampshire +26 45 £48,000 -26.15% 5
Birmingham +6 27 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Berkshire -28 26 £45,000 -10.00% 2
South West -22 24 £39,000 -2.50% 11
Portsmouth - 24 £48,000 - 1
Suffolk - 22 £40,000 -
Cheshire -8 21 £52,500 +5.00% 4
Manchester -8 21 £65,000 +62.50% 4
Ipswich - 21 £40,000 -
South Wales +2 16 £36,000 +1.40% 2
Wales -6 16 £36,000 +1.40% 3
Staffordshire +3 14 £42,500 +4.93%
Bristol +3 14 £27,500 -31.25% 5
East Sussex +2 14 £50,000 +14.28%
Buckinghamshire -4 14 £42,000 +42.37% 3
Cardiff +4 13 £36,000 -15.29% 2
Bradford -4 13 £38,550 -14.33% 2
Cambridgeshire +15 12 £53,750 +13.15% 3
South Yorkshire -16 12 £55,000 - 3

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 950 (45.76%) Firewall
2 902 (43.45%) Cisco
3 765 (36.85%) Windows
4 758 (36.51%) Linux
5 665 (32.03%) VMware
6 643 (30.97%) DNS
7 605 (29.14%) TCP/IP
8 527 (25.39%) F5
9 521 (25.10%) Cisco Certification
10 496 (23.89%) VMware Infrastructure
11 473 (22.78%) Microsoft
12 429 (20.66%) VPN
13 428 (20.62%) CCNP
14 421 (20.28%) Clustering
15 412 (19.85%) ITIL
16 406 (19.56%) Juniper
17 402 (19.36%) WAN
18 396 (19.08%) SAN
19 393 (18.93%) Active Directory
20 391 (18.83%) MPLS
21 367 (17.68%) LAN
22 359 (17.29%) Finance
23 353 (17.00%) IIS
24 348 (16.76%) Apache
25 338 (16.28%) Perl
25 338 (16.28%) CheckPoint
26 335 (16.14%) UNIX
27 325 (15.66%) BGP
28 317 (15.27%) Internet
28 317 (15.27%) MySQL

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
1 353 (17.00%) IIS
2 348 (16.76%) Apache
3 221 (10.65%) MS Exchange
4 193 (9.30%) Tomcat
5 107 (5.15%) JBoss
6 98 (4.72%) WebLogic
7 94 (4.53%) Lync
8 92 (4.43%) SharePoint
9 87 (4.19%) nginx
10 83 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 57 (2.75%) CMS
12 56 (2.70%) Drupal
13 50 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2007
14 40 (1.93%) WebSphere
15 37 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2013
16 29 (1.40%) Jetty
17 27 (1.30%) OpenStack
18 26 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
19 23 (1.11%) Office Communications Server
20 22 (1.06%) Node.js
Applications
1 187 (9.01%) MS Excel
2 52 (2.50%) MS Visio
3 40 (1.93%) MS Office
4 9 (0.43%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.29%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.19%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.048%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 45 (2.17%) Oracle Applications
2 18 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
4 16 (0.77%) Oracle EBS R12
5 8 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.34%) Optimost
7 4 (0.19%) Compiere
7 4 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.14%) Markit EDM
9 2 (0.096%) SAP FI-CA
9 2 (0.096%) RMDS
9 2 (0.096%) SAP SD
9 2 (0.096%) SAP FI
10 1 (0.048%) Summit
10 1 (0.048%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 93 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (2.26%) Office 365
4 46 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
4 46 (2.22%) SaaS
5 44 (2.12%) Amazon EC2
6 37 (1.78%) Amazon S3
7 25 (1.20%) IaaS
8 22 (1.06%) Amazon ELB
9 12 (0.58%) PaaS
10 10 (0.48%) Joyent
11 7 (0.34%) Route 53
12 6 (0.29%) IBM SmartCloud
13 4 (0.19%) CloudFront
14 3 (0.14%) Rackspace Cloud
15 1 (0.048%) ElastiCache
15 1 (0.048%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 950 (45.76%) Firewall
2 643 (30.97%) DNS
3 605 (29.14%) TCP/IP
4 429 (20.66%) VPN
5 402 (19.36%) WAN
6 396 (19.08%) SAN
7 391 (18.83%) MPLS
8 367 (17.68%) LAN
9 325 (15.66%) BGP
10 317 (15.27%) Internet
11 296 (14.26%) OSPF
12 242 (11.66%) Cisco ASA
13 229 (11.03%) SMTP
14 219 (10.55%) DHCP
15 216 (10.40%) Network Security
16 192 (9.25%) NAS
17 189 (9.10%) HTTP
18 183 (8.82%) SSL
19 182 (8.77%) EIGRP
20 169 (8.14%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 317 (15.27%) MySQL
2 290 (13.97%) SQL Server
3 98 (4.72%) Oracle Database
4 70 (3.37%) Relational Database
5 62 (2.99%) NoSQL
6 58 (2.79%) MongoDB
7 48 (2.31%) Redis
8 43 (2.07%) Oracle Discoverer
9 41 (1.97%) Oracle Database 11g
10 40 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
10 40 (1.93%) DB2
11 38 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
12 36 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
13 32 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
14 31 (1.49%) RDBMS
15 29 (1.40%) OLAP
16 28 (1.35%) OLTP
16 28 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
17 26 (1.25%) SQL Server 2000
17 26 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 98 (4.72%) Git (software)
2 82 (3.95%) Jenkins
3 61 (2.94%) Subversion
4 34 (1.64%) JIRA
5 29 (1.40%) Maven
6 17 (0.82%) TeamCity
7 16 (0.77%) Hudson
8 15 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (0.48%) Mercurial
10 8 (0.39%) NeoLoad
11 5 (0.24%) Bugzilla
12 3 (0.14%) LoadRunner
12 3 (0.14%) Ant
12 3 (0.14%) JUnit
12 3 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 3 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (0.14%) Build Forge
12 3 (0.14%) Selenium
13 2 (0.096%) StarTeam
13 2 (0.096%) Eclipse
General
1 359 (17.29%) Finance
2 142 (6.84%) Telecoms
3 55 (2.65%) Banking
4 39 (1.88%) Games
5 35 (1.69%) Publishing
5 35 (1.69%) Marketing
6 32 (1.54%) Legal
7 31 (1.49%) Advertising
8 30 (1.45%) Law
9 28 (1.35%) Retail
10 27 (1.30%) Back Office
11 12 (0.58%) Investment Banking
12 9 (0.43%) Manufacturing
13 8 (0.39%) Electronics
14 7 (0.34%) Multimedia
15 5 (0.24%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.24%) Online Betting
15 5 (0.24%) French Language
16 4 (0.19%) Front Office
17 3 (0.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 397 (19.12%) Network Engineer
2 263 (12.67%) Administrator
3 246 (11.85%) Architect
4 150 (7.23%) Systems Administrator
5 143 (6.89%) Senior Network Engineer
6 132 (6.36%) Linux Administrator
7 130 (6.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 95 (4.58%) Consultant
8 95 (4.58%) Systems Engineer
8 95 (4.58%) Infrastructure Architect
9 87 (4.19%) Linux Engineer
10 79 (3.81%) Analyst
11 78 (3.76%) Support Engineer
12 77 (3.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 76 (3.66%) DBA
14 75 (3.61%) Security Engineer
15 70 (3.37%) Technical Architect
16 69 (3.32%) Developer
17 66 (3.18%) Team Leader
18 64 (3.08%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (5.68%) .NET
2 112 (5.39%) Middleware
3 101 (4.87%) CSS
4 98 (4.72%) HTML
5 90 (4.34%) Web Services
6 79 (3.81%) LAMP
7 67 (3.23%) XML
8 47 (2.26%) Oracle Fusion
9 43 (2.07%) jQuery
10 41 (1.97%) SOAP
11 39 (1.88%) J2EE
12 38 (1.83%) HTML5
13 34 (1.64%) RabbitMQ
14 33 (1.59%) ASP.NET
15 30 (1.45%) Ajax
16 25 (1.20%) RESTful
17 22 (1.06%) CSS3
18 20 (0.96%) Spring
18 20 (0.96%) MSMQ
19 19 (0.92%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 421 (20.28%) Clustering
2 134 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 85 (4.09%) Computer Science
4 78 (3.76%) Replication
5 71 (3.42%) Management Information System
6 66 (3.18%) Open Source
7 65 (3.13%) Blackberry
8 59 (2.84%) Enterprise Storage
9 52 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
10 38 (1.83%) PKI
11 31 (1.49%) Statistics
12 30 (1.45%) Digital Media
13 28 (1.35%) Mathematics
14 27 (1.30%) CMDB
15 26 (1.25%) Mobile App
16 18 (0.87%) N-Tier
17 16 (0.77%) IBM XIV
18 15 (0.72%) Client/Server
18 15 (0.72%) SecurID
19 14 (0.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 765 (36.85%) Windows
2 758 (36.51%) Linux
3 335 (16.14%) UNIX
4 244 (11.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 225 (10.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 159 (7.66%) CentOS
6 159 (7.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 139 (6.70%) Solaris
8 133 (6.41%) Ubuntu
9 122 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 69 (3.32%) HPUX
11 63 (3.03%) Debian
12 42 (2.02%) AIX
13 34 (1.64%) Windows 7
14 13 (0.63%) Fedora
14 13 (0.63%) Mac OS X
15 12 (0.58%) FreeBSD
15 12 (0.58%) Apple iOS
15 12 (0.58%) Windows 8
16 11 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 412 (19.85%) ITIL
2 236 (11.37%) E-Commerce
3 210 (10.12%) Performance Tuning
4 151 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
5 139 (6.70%) DevOps
6 138 (6.65%) Agile Software Development
7 133 (6.41%) Change Management
8 131 (6.31%) Project Management
9 101 (4.87%) Service Delivery
10 87 (4.19%) Network Design
11 86 (4.14%) Capacity Planning
12 81 (3.90%) Network Management
12 81 (3.90%) Capacity Management
13 80 (3.85%) Incident Management
14 79 (3.81%) Mentoring
15 78 (3.76%) Service Management
16 75 (3.61%) Configuration Management
17 67 (3.23%) TOGAF
18 63 (3.03%) Business Continuity
18 63 (3.03%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 338 (16.28%) Perl
2 286 (13.78%) Java
3 257 (12.38%) SQL
4 233 (11.22%) Bash Shell
5 207 (9.97%) Python
6 174 (8.38%) PHP
7 154 (7.42%) PowerShell
8 138 (6.65%) Ruby
9 105 (5.06%) JavaScript
10 100 (4.82%) Shell Script
11 41 (1.97%) C
12 35 (1.69%) C#
13 27 (1.30%) C++
14 26 (1.25%) VB.NET
15 18 (0.87%) VBScript
16 17 (0.82%) PL/SQL
17 15 (0.72%) Tcl
18 13 (0.63%) T-SQL
18 13 (0.63%) PHP5
19 6 (0.29%) Korn
Qualifications
1 521 (25.10%) Cisco Certification
2 428 (20.62%) CCNP
3 217 (10.45%) CCNA
4 177 (8.53%) Degree
5 175 (8.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 160 (7.71%) CCIE
7 152 (7.32%) MCSE
8 96 (4.62%) Security Cleared
9 79 (3.81%) SC Cleared
10 63 (3.03%) MCITP
11 58 (2.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 55 (2.65%) MCSA
13 49 (2.36%) CCSP
14 44 (2.12%) DV Cleared
15 39 (1.88%) CCSE
15 39 (1.88%) CCSA
16 38 (1.83%) JNCIA
17 36 (1.73%) CISSP
18 30 (1.45%) MCP
19 26 (1.25%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (5.49%) SLA
2 103 (4.96%) PCI DSS
3 37 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (1.35%) QA
5 22 (1.06%) ISO 9001
6 12 (0.58%) WAI
7 5 (0.24%) WCAG
8 3 (0.14%) HL7
9 2 (0.096%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.048%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 496 (23.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 393 (18.93%) Active Directory
3 141 (6.79%) Hyper-V
4 116 (5.59%) VMware ESX
5 104 (5.01%) vSphere
6 76 (3.66%) UAG
7 74 (3.56%) VMware ESXi
8 72 (3.47%) Oracle RAC
9 48 (2.31%) Forefront TMG
10 46 (2.22%) NFS
11 44 (2.12%) KVM
12 40 (1.93%) ISA Server
13 37 (1.78%) XenDesktop
14 35 (1.69%) XenApp
14 35 (1.69%) Xen
15 33 (1.59%) Varnish
15 33 (1.59%) vCloud
16 25 (1.20%) Squid
17 23 (1.11%) Firmware
18 21 (1.01%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 261 (12.57%) Puppet
2 169 (8.14%) Nagios
3 144 (6.94%) Opscode Chef
4 94 (4.53%) SCOM
5 78 (3.76%) Cacti
6 71 (3.42%) ZABBIX
7 55 (2.65%) SCCM
8 51 (2.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 49 (2.36%) CiscoWorks
10 41 (1.97%) Ansible
11 40 (1.93%) CFEngine
12 33 (1.59%) NetBackup
13 32 (1.54%) Salt
14 31 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
14 31 (1.49%) Zenoss
15 27 (1.30%) FortiGate
16 23 (1.11%) Munin
17 21 (1.01%) HP NNM
17 21 (1.01%) Opsview
18 20 (0.96%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 902 (43.45%) Cisco
2 665 (32.03%) VMware
3 527 (25.39%) F5
4 473 (22.78%) Microsoft
5 406 (19.56%) Juniper
6 338 (16.28%) CheckPoint
7 305 (14.69%) Red Hat
8 277 (13.34%) Oracle
9 220 (10.60%) Citrix
10 217 (10.45%) HP
11 136 (6.55%) NetApp
12 119 (5.73%) IBM
13 91 (4.38%) EMC
14 63 (3.03%) Dell
15 62 (2.99%) SolarWinds
16 55 (2.65%) Riverbed
16 55 (2.65%) Blue Coat
17 49 (2.36%) Sun
18 48 (2.31%) Veritas
18 48 (2.31%) Symantec
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Health, pension
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits inc bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £44,000 to £44,000 per annum circa + £7k Car Allowance + £4k Bonu
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 20% bonus + bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £28000 to £30000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Sterlings Partnership
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus excellent bonus and benefits pa
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + big benefits and facilities!
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum + 12% Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South Queensferry, West Lothian
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £55,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday