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

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 331 320 346
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +26
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 969 1005 899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.96% 0.94% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.11% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 726 808 674
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -

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
87926 90823 89252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 86.81% 85.21% 84.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72969 74606 71146
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 9 February 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 9 February 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 +8 912 £52,500 - 96
London -70 328 £60,000 +4.34% 29
South East +4 248 £50,000 +5.26% 27
Yorkshire +34 88 £45,000 -18.18% 6
East of England +33 88 £57,500 +26.37% 13
West Yorkshire +13 74 £45,000 -18.18% 5
Surrey +15 72 £55,000 +10.00% 12
Berkshire -4 63 £57,500 +15.00% 5
Leeds -3 60 £45,000 -18.18% 4
South West +11 50 £46,150 +30.00% 9
North West +26 46 £43,750 +16.66% 1
West Midlands +16 46 £47,500 +18.75% 11
City of London +2 42 £60,500 +2.54% 6
Hampshire +6 39 £50,000 +4.16% 1
West Sussex +14 35 £47,500 +48.37%
Reading +17 32 £55,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire +24 28 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Cambridge +18 28 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Scotland +14 28 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Bedfordshire +14 23 £66,000 +45.85% 1
Egham +20 21 £55,000 - 2
Oxfordshire +2 21 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Cheshire +26 20 £47,500 -26.92%
Manchester +16 20 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Glasgow -4 20 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Hertfordshire +19 19 £50,000 +2.04% 3
Bedford +16 18 £66,000 +45.05% 1
Portsmouth +14 17 £50,000 +4.16%
Wiltshire +17 16 £52,500 +50.00% 5
East Midlands +9 16 £51,250 +41.37%

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 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.

1 986 (51.22%) Firewall
2 964 (50.08%) Cisco
3 760 (39.48%) Linux
4 660 (34.29%) Windows
5 622 (32.31%) Cisco Certification
6 585 (30.39%) DNS
7 565 (29.35%) F5
8 536 (27.84%) VMware
9 482 (25.04%) Data Centre
10 472 (24.52%) CCNP
11 456 (23.69%) LAN
12 448 (23.27%) TCP/IP
13 445 (23.12%) VPN
14 444 (23.06%) WAN
15 442 (22.96%) VMware Infrastructure
16 388 (20.16%) Active Directory
16 388 (20.16%) BGP
17 377 (19.58%) OSPF
18 359 (18.65%) Microsoft
19 358 (18.60%) Cisco Nexus
20 356 (18.49%) Juniper
21 350 (18.18%) Windows Server
22 347 (18.03%) Finance
23 316 (16.42%) CheckPoint
24 314 (16.31%) ITIL
25 307 (15.95%) SAN
25 307 (15.95%) MPLS
26 299 (15.53%) SQL Server
27 293 (15.22%) Clustering
28 292 (15.17%) High Availability

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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
1 253 (13.14%) Apache
2 193 (10.03%) IIS
3 151 (7.84%) Tomcat
4 144 (7.48%) MS Exchange
5 87 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 77 (4.00%) Skype for Business
7 69 (3.58%) SharePoint
8 53 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2013
9 50 (2.60%) JBoss
10 49 (2.55%) nginx
11 45 (2.34%) BizTalk Server
12 43 (2.23%) WebLogic
13 36 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
14 28 (1.45%) OpenStack
15 20 (1.04%) Moodle
16 19 (0.99%) CMS
17 17 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
18 15 (0.78%) WebSphere
19 14 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
20 10 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 173 (8.99%) MS Excel
2 43 (2.23%) MS Visio
3 13 (0.68%) MS Project
4 12 (0.62%) MS Office
5 1 (0.052%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (0.68%) Unit4 Business World
2 7 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.36%) Magento
3 4 (0.21%) SDL Web 8
4 3 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.052%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.052%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 222 (11.53%) Amazon AWS
2 123 (6.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 76 (3.95%) Amazon EC2
4 73 (3.79%) Office 365
5 56 (2.91%) Google Cloud Platform
6 39 (2.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 38 (1.97%) SaaS
8 32 (1.66%) Amazon S3
9 30 (1.56%) Joyent
10 29 (1.51%) IaaS
11 21 (1.09%) Mimecast
12 14 (0.73%) Google Compute Engine
13 12 (0.62%) Route 53
14 11 (0.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 10 (0.52%) OpenShift
16 8 (0.42%) PaaS
17 6 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
17 6 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
17 6 (0.31%) IBM PureFlex
18 5 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 986 (51.22%) Firewall
2 585 (30.39%) DNS
3 456 (23.69%) LAN
4 448 (23.27%) TCP/IP
5 445 (23.12%) VPN
6 444 (23.06%) WAN
7 388 (20.16%) BGP
8 377 (19.58%) OSPF
9 358 (18.60%) Cisco Nexus
10 307 (15.95%) MPLS
10 307 (15.95%) SAN
11 271 (14.08%) Cisco ASA
12 255 (13.25%) Network Security
13 215 (11.17%) SSL
14 211 (10.96%) Wireless
15 193 (10.03%) HTTP
16 189 (9.82%) DHCP
17 185 (9.61%) Internet
18 183 (9.51%) VLAN
19 172 (8.94%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 299 (15.53%) SQL Server
2 271 (14.08%) MySQL
3 60 (3.12%) Redis
4 56 (2.91%) Relational Database
5 53 (2.75%) MongoDB
6 50 (2.60%) Apache Cassandra
7 40 (2.08%) NoSQL
8 30 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
9 28 (1.45%) Big Data
9 28 (1.45%) DB2
10 27 (1.40%) RDBMS
11 25 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
12 22 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
13 21 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
14 16 (0.83%) Oracle Database
15 15 (0.78%) Riak
16 13 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
16 13 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
17 10 (0.52%) GIS
18 9 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 112 (5.82%) Git (software)
2 92 (4.78%) Jenkins
3 47 (2.44%) JIRA
3 47 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 42 (2.18%) Subversion
5 36 (1.87%) TeamCity
6 18 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
7 16 (0.83%) Maven
7 16 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 12 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 12 (0.62%) Vagrant
9 11 (0.57%) Hudson
9 11 (0.57%) PHPUnit
10 10 (0.52%) Eclipse
11 9 (0.47%) JUnit
11 9 (0.47%) NetBeans
12 7 (0.36%) AnthillPro
12 7 (0.36%) Sonatype Nexus
13 5 (0.26%) Mercurial
13 5 (0.26%) MSBuild
General
1 347 (18.03%) Finance
2 136 (7.06%) Banking
3 135 (7.01%) Telecoms
4 79 (4.10%) Retail
5 57 (2.96%) Investment Banking
6 39 (2.03%) Games
7 30 (1.56%) Legal
8 29 (1.51%) Marketing
9 25 (1.30%) Law
10 21 (1.09%) Financial Institution
11 20 (1.04%) Billing
12 19 (0.99%) Online Betting
13 18 (0.94%) Manufacturing
14 17 (0.88%) Back Office
15 10 (0.52%) Advertising
16 8 (0.42%) Front Office
16 8 (0.42%) Publishing
17 5 (0.26%) Electronics
18 4 (0.21%) Multimedia
18 4 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 465 (24.16%) Network Engineer
2 206 (10.70%) Architect
3 195 (10.13%) Administrator
4 159 (8.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 159 (8.26%) Senior Network Engineer
5 152 (7.90%) Linux Engineer
6 146 (7.58%) Cisco Engineer
7 138 (7.17%) Systems Administrator
8 123 (6.39%) Analyst
9 113 (5.87%) Systems Engineer
10 110 (5.71%) Support Engineer
11 103 (5.35%) Security Engineer
12 102 (5.30%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 96 (4.99%) Consultant
13 96 (4.99%) Network Security Engineer
14 88 (4.57%) DevOps Engineer
15 76 (3.95%) Infrastructure Architect
15 76 (3.95%) Linux Administrator
16 75 (3.90%) Linux Systems Engineer
17 71 (3.69%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (7.69%) Web Services
2 127 (6.60%) LAMP
3 106 (5.51%) CSS
4 84 (4.36%) XML
5 66 (3.43%) .NET
6 64 (3.32%) HTML
6 64 (3.32%) Middleware
7 58 (3.01%) REST
8 49 (2.55%) J2EE
9 47 (2.44%) SOAP
10 42 (2.18%) JSON
11 35 (1.82%) HTML5
12 33 (1.71%) EDI
13 32 (1.66%) RabbitMQ
14 31 (1.61%) jQuery
15 30 (1.56%) Ajax
15 30 (1.56%) Spring
16 29 (1.51%) LEMP Stack
17 27 (1.40%) AngularJS
17 27 (1.40%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 482 (25.04%) Data Centre
2 293 (15.22%) Clustering
3 137 (7.12%) Replication
4 97 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
5 57 (2.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 56 (2.91%) Management Information System
7 48 (2.49%) Computer Science
8 37 (1.92%) Public Cloud
9 35 (1.82%) Blackberry
10 34 (1.77%) Hybrid Cloud
11 33 (1.71%) Video Conferencing
12 27 (1.40%) Client/Server
13 20 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 20 (1.04%) User Experience
14 19 (0.99%) Private Cloud
15 18 (0.94%) PKI
16 16 (0.83%) iPad
17 13 (0.68%) Algorithms
17 13 (0.68%) CESG
17 13 (0.68%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 760 (39.48%) Linux
2 660 (34.29%) Windows
3 350 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 291 (15.12%) Unix
5 200 (10.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 181 (9.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 167 (8.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 107 (5.56%) Solaris
9 99 (5.14%) CentOS
10 82 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 54 (2.81%) Ubuntu
12 43 (2.23%) Debian
13 24 (1.25%) Windows 7
14 23 (1.19%) Android
15 19 (0.99%) AIX
16 17 (0.88%) Mac OS X
17 14 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
18 13 (0.68%) Data ONTAP
19 12 (0.62%) Windows 8
20 10 (0.52%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 314 (16.31%) ITIL
2 292 (15.17%) High Availability
3 212 (11.01%) DevOps
4 204 (10.60%) Agile Software Development
5 179 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
6 169 (8.78%) Configuration Management
7 155 (8.05%) Continuous Integration
8 150 (7.79%) Project Management
9 134 (6.96%) E-Commerce
10 124 (6.44%) Performance Tuning
11 119 (6.18%) Network Design
12 106 (5.51%) Mentoring
13 104 (5.40%) Business Continuity
14 96 (4.99%) Network Management
14 96 (4.99%) Presales
15 93 (4.83%) Migration
16 87 (4.52%) Technical Architecture
17 76 (3.95%) ITIL V3
17 76 (3.95%) Service Delivery
18 67 (3.48%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 245 (12.73%) Perl
2 220 (11.43%) Java
3 187 (9.71%) PowerShell
4 186 (9.66%) Bash Shell
5 182 (9.45%) SQL
6 162 (8.42%) Python
7 123 (6.39%) PHP
8 85 (4.42%) Ruby
9 81 (4.21%) JavaScript
10 73 (3.79%) C
11 49 (2.55%) Shell Script
12 32 (1.66%) C#
13 25 (1.30%) VB
14 17 (0.88%) VBScript
15 16 (0.83%) C++
16 15 (0.78%) Korn
17 13 (0.68%) Tcl
18 12 (0.62%) Scala
18 12 (0.62%) T-SQL
19 6 (0.31%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 622 (32.31%) Cisco Certification
2 472 (24.52%) CCNP
3 218 (11.32%) CCIE
4 208 (10.81%) CCNA
5 163 (8.47%) Degree
6 135 (7.01%) Security Cleared
7 130 (6.75%) Microsoft Certification
8 100 (5.19%) MCSE
9 81 (4.21%) CCSE
10 62 (3.22%) CCDP
10 62 (3.22%) SC Cleared
11 60 (3.12%) CCSA
12 50 (2.60%) CCDA
13 41 (2.13%) DV Cleared
14 38 (1.97%) JNCIP
15 36 (1.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 35 (1.82%) JNCIE
17 30 (1.56%) CCSP
18 28 (1.45%) MCSA
19 27 (1.40%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (5.77%) SLA
2 47 (2.44%) QA
3 25 (1.30%) PCI DSS
4 24 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.31%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.21%) COBIT
7 3 (0.16%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.10%) ISO22301
9 1 (0.052%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.052%) WAI
System Software
1 442 (22.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 388 (20.16%) Active Directory
3 95 (4.94%) Hyper-V
4 77 (4.00%) vSphere
5 51 (2.65%) Docker
6 46 (2.39%) VMware ESXi
7 42 (2.18%) NFS
8 27 (1.40%) Xen
9 24 (1.25%) KVM
9 24 (1.25%) Varnish
10 23 (1.19%) LXC
10 23 (1.19%) XenApp
11 22 (1.14%) XenServer
12 20 (1.04%) iptables
13 15 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
13 15 (0.78%) Samba
14 14 (0.73%) XenDesktop
15 12 (0.62%) Forefront TMG
15 12 (0.62%) ISA Server
15 12 (0.62%) UAG
Systems Management
1 193 (10.03%) Puppet
2 122 (6.34%) Opscode Chef
3 82 (4.26%) Nagios
4 76 (3.95%) SCCM
5 69 (3.58%) Ansible
5 69 (3.58%) CFEngine
6 59 (3.06%) Hyperic
7 53 (2.75%) Cisco CUCM
8 39 (2.03%) SCOM
9 36 (1.87%) CiscoWorks
10 35 (1.82%) Cisco LMS
11 34 (1.77%) Salt
12 32 (1.66%) NetBackup
13 31 (1.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 26 (1.35%) Graphite
15 25 (1.30%) FortiGate
15 25 (1.30%) ZABBIX
16 24 (1.25%) SELinux
17 23 (1.19%) Cacti
18 21 (1.09%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 964 (50.08%) Cisco
2 565 (29.35%) F5
3 536 (27.84%) VMware
4 359 (18.65%) Microsoft
5 356 (18.49%) Juniper
6 316 (16.42%) CheckPoint
7 257 (13.35%) Red Hat
8 247 (12.83%) Citrix
9 230 (11.95%) Oracle
10 228 (11.84%) HP
11 164 (8.52%) Palo Alto
12 153 (7.95%) SolarWinds
13 139 (7.22%) NetApp
14 104 (5.40%) Symantec
15 78 (4.05%) Riverbed
16 67 (3.48%) Dell
17 66 (3.43%) Google
18 58 (3.01%) IBM
19 46 (2.39%) Brocade
20 41 (2.13%) Aruba
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent Training + Certifications
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive + Car + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive + Car + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bagshot, Surrey
Poole and Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bagshot, Surrey
Poole and Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Parham Consulting
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus 10% bonus, shares and good benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £44000 per annum + pension, flexitime, 28 days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum + £5000 Car Allowance + £3000 on Call
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
First Utility
Salary: £35,000 - £37,500 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £58000.00 per annum + benefits +bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £35,000 to £44,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £67000 per annum + Car (10%), Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car (10%), Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car (10%), Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car (10%), Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £77000 per annum + Car (10%), Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago