The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 393 354 319
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -35
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 724 948 1126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.74% 0.86% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.98% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 608 728 890
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,050 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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
85739 96253 102832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.89% 86.87% 85.48%
Number of salaries quoted 71657 78628 83341
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Load Balancing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -41 676 £55,000 +10.00% 75
London +19 298 £57,500 +4.54% 29
South East -79 162 £52,500 +5.00% 19
Yorkshire -1 62 £51,000 -9.33% 2
City of London +42 54 £55,000 -4.34% 4
Berkshire +10 49 £53,750 -14.00% 3
East of England +14 47 £55,000 +19.56% 4
South West +28 45 £45,500 +35.82% 8
West Yorkshire +2 44 £42,500 -22.72% 2
Surrey -44 42 £65,000 +30.00% 8
West Midlands +1 36 £47,500 +26.66% 5
Hampshire +12 34 £37,500 -28.57% 6
North West +22 30 £40,250 -2.42% 7
Scotland +11 29 £50,000 -4.76% 2
West Sussex -28 27 £59,500 +32.22%
Leeds -22 25 £55,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire +5 24 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Reading -5 22 £50,000 -25.92%
Manchester +20 21 £38,500 -38.40% 4
Cambridge +14 19 £80,000 +77.77% 4
Bradford - 18 £40,000 -
Gatwick +6 17 £60,000 +33.33%
Basingstoke +2 17 £37,500 -28.57% 1
Glasgow -3 15 £50,000 -
Gloucestershire -1 13 £40,000 +29.03% 3
Hertfordshire +18 11 £40,000 -14.89%
Edinburgh +17 11 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Southampton +2 10 £35,000 -41.66% 2
Street - 10 £55,000 -
Somerset - 10 £55,000 -

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT jobs citing Load Balancing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 893 (53.57%) Firewall
2 746 (44.75%) Cisco
3 697 (41.81%) Linux
4 532 (31.91%) DNS
5 489 (29.33%) Windows
6 483 (28.97%) Cisco Certification
7 473 (28.37%) VMware
8 453 (27.17%) F5
9 443 (26.57%) WAN
10 385 (23.10%) VPN
11 374 (22.44%) LAN
12 370 (22.20%) CCNP
13 361 (21.66%) VMware Infrastructure
14 352 (21.12%) Data Centre
15 346 (20.76%) TCP/IP
16 316 (18.96%) Unix
17 309 (18.54%) ITIL
18 301 (18.06%) Finance
19 299 (17.94%) Windows Server
20 294 (17.64%) Microsoft
21 281 (16.86%) Juniper
22 276 (16.56%) Cisco ASA
23 270 (16.20%) Active Directory
24 263 (15.78%) SSL
25 256 (15.36%) Apache
26 255 (15.30%) CheckPoint
27 253 (15.18%) Cisco Nexus
28 252 (15.12%) OSPF
29 245 (14.70%) MPLS
29 245 (14.70%) Oracle

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 256 (15.36%) Apache
2 146 (8.76%) Tomcat
3 128 (7.68%) IIS
4 86 (5.16%) WebLogic
5 63 (3.78%) JBoss
6 61 (3.66%) MS Exchange
7 58 (3.48%) nginx
8 48 (2.88%) WebSphere
9 42 (2.52%) Skype for Business
10 31 (1.86%) Elasticsearch
11 27 (1.62%) OpenStack
12 26 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
13 25 (1.50%) CMS
14 23 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2013
15 22 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
16 21 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
17 20 (1.20%) IBM HTTP Server
18 15 (0.90%) Cloud Foundry
19 13 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
20 12 (0.72%) GlassFish
Applications
1 114 (6.84%) MS Excel
2 39 (2.34%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.30%) MS Office
4 1 (0.060%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.060%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.30%) Magento
1 5 (0.30%) Temenos T24
2 4 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.060%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.060%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.060%) SDL Web 8
4 1 (0.060%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 158 (9.48%) Amazon AWS
2 130 (7.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 60 (3.60%) Office 365
4 57 (3.42%) Cloud Computing
5 43 (2.58%) SaaS
6 40 (2.40%) Amazon EC2
7 35 (2.10%) IaaS
8 29 (1.74%) PaaS
9 27 (1.62%) Google Cloud Platform
10 25 (1.50%) OpenShift
11 24 (1.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 16 (0.96%) Amazon S3
13 11 (0.66%) GitHub
14 9 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
15 7 (0.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 5 (0.30%) Google Compute Engine
16 5 (0.30%) IBM PureFlex
16 5 (0.30%) Joyent
17 4 (0.24%) SoftLayer
18 2 (0.12%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 893 (53.57%) Firewall
2 532 (31.91%) DNS
3 443 (26.57%) WAN
4 385 (23.10%) VPN
5 374 (22.44%) LAN
6 346 (20.76%) TCP/IP
7 276 (16.56%) Cisco ASA
8 263 (15.78%) SSL
9 253 (15.18%) Cisco Nexus
10 252 (15.12%) OSPF
11 245 (14.70%) MPLS
12 241 (14.46%) BGP
13 232 (13.92%) SAN
14 191 (11.46%) Network Security
15 183 (10.98%) HTTP
16 163 (9.78%) Wireless
17 160 (9.60%) Internet
18 156 (9.36%) DHCP
19 145 (8.70%) IPsec
20 101 (6.06%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 229 (13.74%) SQL Server
2 137 (8.22%) MySQL
3 46 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
4 42 (2.52%) Relational Database
5 40 (2.40%) MongoDB
6 38 (2.28%) NoSQL
7 36 (2.16%) Redis
8 31 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
9 26 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
9 26 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
10 25 (1.50%) Data Mining
11 20 (1.20%) DB2
12 19 (1.14%) Oracle Database
13 17 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
14 16 (0.96%) RDBMS
14 16 (0.96%) SQL Server 2014
15 14 (0.84%) Big Data
16 11 (0.66%) InfluxDB
17 9 (0.54%) Hadoop
18 7 (0.42%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 94 (5.64%) Git (software)
2 73 (4.38%) Jenkins
3 24 (1.44%) JIRA
4 23 (1.38%) Subversion
5 21 (1.26%) Vagrant
6 20 (1.20%) TeamCity
7 17 (1.02%) Introscope
7 17 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 14 (0.84%) Visual Studio
10 11 (0.66%) Hudson
10 11 (0.66%) JUnit
10 11 (0.66%) Maven
11 10 (0.60%) NetBeans
12 9 (0.54%) Sonatype Nexus
13 8 (0.48%) Eclipse
13 8 (0.48%) StarTeam
14 6 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
15 4 (0.24%) MSI
16 3 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 301 (18.06%) Finance
2 100 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 97 (5.82%) Banking
4 59 (3.54%) Games
5 50 (3.00%) Retail
6 38 (2.28%) Marketing
7 27 (1.62%) Investment Banking
8 23 (1.38%) Financial Institution
8 23 (1.38%) Publishing
9 22 (1.32%) Manufacturing
10 20 (1.20%) Law
11 19 (1.14%) Legal
12 12 (0.72%) Multimedia
13 10 (0.60%) Back Office
14 8 (0.48%) Billing
15 7 (0.42%) Electronics
15 7 (0.42%) Front Office
16 6 (0.36%) Advertising
16 6 (0.36%) French Language
16 6 (0.36%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 361 (21.66%) Network Engineer
2 178 (10.68%) Architect
3 163 (9.78%) Administrator
4 143 (8.58%) Linux Engineer
5 131 (7.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 130 (7.80%) Analyst
7 98 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
8 97 (5.82%) Consultant
8 97 (5.82%) Linux Administrator
8 97 (5.82%) Systems Administrator
9 95 (5.70%) Developer
10 90 (5.40%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 85 (5.10%) Cisco Engineer
12 81 (4.86%) Support Engineer
13 76 (4.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 74 (4.44%) DevOps Engineer
15 66 (3.96%) Security Engineer
16 60 (3.60%) Systems Engineer
17 55 (3.30%) Infrastructure Architect
18 53 (3.18%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (6.12%) Web Services
2 83 (4.98%) LAMP
3 81 (4.86%) CSS
4 69 (4.14%) Middleware
5 65 (3.90%) XML
6 54 (3.24%) .NET
7 50 (3.00%) HTML
8 47 (2.82%) SOAP
9 44 (2.64%) REST
10 32 (1.92%) AngularJS
10 32 (1.92%) J2EE
11 31 (1.86%) JSON
12 29 (1.74%) RESTful
13 27 (1.62%) Spring
14 23 (1.38%) J2SE
15 22 (1.32%) LEMP Stack
15 22 (1.32%) RabbitMQ
16 20 (1.20%) ASP.NET
16 20 (1.20%) jQuery
17 18 (1.08%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 352 (21.12%) Data Centre
2 202 (12.12%) Clustering
3 110 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
4 67 (4.02%) Replication
5 55 (3.30%) Computer Science
6 52 (3.12%) Management Information System
7 41 (2.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 37 (2.22%) Public Cloud
9 28 (1.68%) Hybrid Cloud
9 28 (1.68%) PKI
10 27 (1.62%) IPTV
11 25 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
12 23 (1.38%) DataPower
13 20 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
14 17 (1.02%) Blackberry
14 17 (1.02%) PlayStation
14 17 (1.02%) Virtual Team
15 16 (0.96%) iPad
15 16 (0.96%) Over-the-Top Content
15 16 (0.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 697 (41.81%) Linux
2 489 (29.33%) Windows
3 316 (18.96%) Unix
4 299 (17.94%) Windows Server
5 170 (10.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 144 (8.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 125 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 81 (4.86%) Solaris
9 75 (4.50%) CentOS
10 72 (4.32%) Windows Server 2003
11 66 (3.96%) Oracle Linux
12 53 (3.18%) AIX
13 44 (2.64%) SUSE
14 43 (2.58%) Debian
15 42 (2.52%) Ubuntu
16 30 (1.80%) HPUX
17 19 (1.14%) Windows 7
18 18 (1.08%) Android
19 15 (0.90%) Windows 10
20 12 (0.72%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 309 (18.54%) ITIL
2 204 (12.24%) DevOps
3 200 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 197 (11.82%) High Availability
5 165 (9.90%) Configuration Management
6 159 (9.54%) Disaster Recovery
7 141 (8.46%) Network Design
8 102 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
9 94 (5.64%) Performance Tuning
10 92 (5.52%) Business Continuity
11 88 (5.28%) Project Management
12 81 (4.86%) Continuous Delivery
13 80 (4.80%) Migration
14 77 (4.62%) Continuous Improvement
15 76 (4.56%) Presales
16 73 (4.38%) Network Management
17 67 (4.02%) Capacity Planning
18 64 (3.84%) Service Delivery
19 62 (3.72%) Mentoring
20 60 (3.60%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 200 (12.00%) Java
1 200 (12.00%) Perl
2 193 (11.58%) Python
3 178 (10.68%) SQL
4 173 (10.38%) Bash Shell
5 110 (6.60%) Shell Script
6 102 (6.12%) PowerShell
7 78 (4.68%) JavaScript
8 69 (4.14%) Ruby
9 59 (3.54%) PHP
10 37 (2.22%) C#
11 32 (1.92%) C
12 25 (1.50%) C++
13 17 (1.02%) VBScript
14 16 (0.96%) Scala
15 12 (0.72%) Korn
15 12 (0.72%) Tcl
15 12 (0.72%) VB
16 10 (0.60%) AWK
16 10 (0.60%) sed
Qualifications
1 483 (28.97%) Cisco Certification
2 370 (22.20%) CCNP
3 191 (11.46%) CCNA
4 177 (10.62%) CCIE
5 125 (7.50%) Degree
6 90 (5.40%) Security Cleared
7 85 (5.10%) Microsoft Certification
8 76 (4.56%) CCDP
9 69 (4.14%) CCSE
10 61 (3.66%) MCSE
11 54 (3.24%) CCSA
11 54 (3.24%) SC Cleared
12 52 (3.12%) JNCIP
13 51 (3.06%) CCDA
14 37 (2.22%) RHCE
15 36 (2.16%) JNCIA
16 33 (1.98%) JNCIE
17 27 (1.62%) CCSP
17 27 (1.62%) MCSA
18 26 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (7.14%) SLA
2 42 (2.52%) PCI DSS
3 23 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (1.14%) QA
5 10 (0.60%) HIPAA
6 8 (0.48%) WAI
7 6 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.24%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.12%) SAS 70
System Software
1 361 (21.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 270 (16.20%) Active Directory
3 135 (8.10%) Hyper-V
4 105 (6.30%) Docker
5 71 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
6 69 (4.14%) vSphere
7 44 (2.64%) Virtual Machines
8 38 (2.28%) Xen
9 35 (2.10%) VMware ESX
10 31 (1.86%) NFS
11 30 (1.80%) XenApp
12 27 (1.62%) iptables
12 27 (1.62%) XenDesktop
13 21 (1.26%) Postfix
14 18 (1.08%) KVM
14 18 (1.08%) Squid
15 15 (0.90%) LXC
16 14 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
17 13 (0.78%) Varnish
18 12 (0.72%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 216 (12.96%) Puppet
2 115 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
3 109 (6.54%) Nagios
4 105 (6.30%) SCCM
5 88 (5.28%) Ansible
6 59 (3.54%) Cisco Prime
7 49 (2.94%) SCOM
8 39 (2.34%) Cisco CUCM
9 35 (2.10%) Cacti
10 31 (1.86%) CFEngine
11 30 (1.80%) HAProxy
12 28 (1.68%) Mesos
13 24 (1.44%) Salt
14 22 (1.32%) FortiGate
14 22 (1.32%) Kubernetes
15 20 (1.20%) Backup Exec
16 18 (1.08%) SolarWinds Orion
17 17 (1.02%) Hyperic
17 17 (1.02%) Nmap
18 15 (0.90%) Graphite
Vendors
1 746 (44.75%) Cisco
2 473 (28.37%) VMware
3 453 (27.17%) F5
4 294 (17.64%) Microsoft
5 281 (16.86%) Juniper
6 255 (15.30%) CheckPoint
7 245 (14.70%) Oracle
8 238 (14.28%) Red Hat
9 158 (9.48%) HP
10 156 (9.36%) Citrix
11 97 (5.82%) Palo Alto
12 92 (5.52%) SolarWinds
13 82 (4.92%) IBM
14 75 (4.50%) NetApp
15 56 (3.36%) Symantec
16 41 (2.46%) EMC
17 40 (2.40%) Brocade
18 37 (2.22%) Fortinet
18 37 (2.22%) Veritas
19 36 (2.16%) 3PAR
Worcester, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reigate, Surrey
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £40,000 to £42,000 per annum £40,000 to £42,000 Negotiable + G'Te
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Freshfields
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Flexible working hours
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Freshfields
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Significant bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car Allowance, Bonus, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: £70,000 per annum plus 10% bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Harris Global
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Sidcup, Kent
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £52000.00 - £57000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £85000.00 - £95000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Montash
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Metaskil
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,500 per annum c£50k plus benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago