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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 391 354 353
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -1
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 713 935 982
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.75% 0.86% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.99% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 604 760 757
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,301 £37,500 £37,420
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £66,050
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +4.16%

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
84459 94716 97476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.26% 87.50% 85.31%
Number of salaries quoted 70336 78260 78020
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -35 669 £52,500 -4.54% 86
London +16 290 £60,000 +6.19% 40
South East -35 176 £52,500 -4.54% 13
East of England +26 65 £50,500 +6.31% 9
Surrey -20 56 £55,000 -15.38% 2
South West +17 50 £43,500 +6.09% 3
Berkshire 0 46 £67,500 +9.75% 1
Hampshire +15 39 £40,000 -20.00% 7
North West -27 38 £37,500 -28.57% 10
City of London +24 33 £55,000 -3.50% 4
Cambridgeshire -2 28 £65,000 +44.44% 2
Cambridge +2 27 £65,000 +44.44% 1
Southampton +12 26 £40,000 -36.00% 2
Yorkshire -33 23 £45,000 -25.00% 3
West Midlands -22 22 £47,500 +5.55% 2
West Yorkshire -27 21 £45,000 -25.00% 3
Hertfordshire +25 20 £37,500 -21.05% 4
Leeds -23 19 £43,750 -27.08% 3
Wales +2 18 £39,500 -7.05% 4
Manchester -28 16 £37,500 -33.33% 7
Bedfordshire +11 15 £50,500 +62.90% 3
Wiltshire +10 15 £43,500 -20.90% 1
Reading -17 15 £80,000 +30.08% 1
Buckinghamshire +10 14 £57,500 +4.54% 2
Chippenham - 14 £43,500 -
Scotland +35 13 £40,000 - 2
Bristol +7 13 £45,500 +11.65%
Luton - 13 £50,500 - 2
Hemel Hempstead +10 12 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Warwickshire +8 12 £37,500 -14.28% 2

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 743 (51.81%) Firewall
2 640 (44.63%) Linux
3 596 (41.56%) Cisco
4 476 (33.19%) Windows
5 474 (33.05%) VMware
6 442 (30.82%) DNS
7 382 (26.64%) Cisco Certification
8 368 (25.66%) VMware Infrastructure
9 351 (24.48%) Data Centre
10 334 (23.29%) F5
11 330 (23.01%) WAN
12 317 (22.11%) VPN
12 317 (22.11%) Microsoft
13 315 (21.97%) ITIL
14 312 (21.76%) TCP/IP
15 284 (19.80%) LAN
16 281 (19.60%) CCNP
17 274 (19.11%) Windows Server
18 267 (18.62%) Active Directory
19 250 (17.43%) Apache
20 244 (17.02%) Juniper
21 240 (16.74%) Clustering
22 233 (16.25%) Amazon AWS
23 228 (15.90%) SQL Server
24 227 (15.83%) Unix
25 220 (15.34%) Finance
26 219 (15.27%) Red Hat
27 210 (14.64%) Cisco ASA
28 206 (14.37%) CheckPoint
29 202 (14.09%) MPLS

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
1 250 (17.43%) Apache
2 150 (10.46%) Tomcat
3 143 (9.97%) IIS
4 88 (6.14%) nginx
5 83 (5.79%) MS Exchange
5 83 (5.79%) WebLogic
6 64 (4.46%) JBoss
7 44 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2010
8 40 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2013
9 37 (2.58%) SharePoint
9 37 (2.58%) WebSphere
10 33 (2.30%) Skype for Business
11 31 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2007
12 28 (1.95%) CMS
13 23 (1.60%) OpenStack
14 20 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
15 15 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
16 14 (0.98%) Oracle Service Bus
17 13 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
18 12 (0.84%) Confluence
Applications
1 109 (7.60%) MS Excel
2 28 (1.95%) MS Visio
3 24 (1.67%) MS Office
4 1 (0.070%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.070%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (0.77%) Magento
2 8 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.35%) Temenos T24
4 4 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.070%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.070%) SAP FS
Cloud Services
1 233 (16.25%) Amazon AWS
2 140 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 63 (4.39%) Office 365
4 55 (3.84%) SaaS
5 51 (3.56%) Cloud Computing
6 36 (2.51%) Amazon EC2
7 34 (2.37%) IaaS
8 32 (2.23%) PaaS
9 24 (1.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 19 (1.32%) Amazon ELB
10 19 (1.32%) Amazon S3
11 12 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
12 9 (0.63%) CloudFront
12 9 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
13 7 (0.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 6 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
14 6 (0.42%) GitHub
14 6 (0.42%) IBM Cloud
14 6 (0.42%) OpenShift
15 5 (0.35%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 743 (51.81%) Firewall
2 442 (30.82%) DNS
3 330 (23.01%) WAN
4 317 (22.11%) VPN
5 312 (21.76%) TCP/IP
6 284 (19.80%) LAN
7 210 (14.64%) Cisco ASA
8 202 (14.09%) MPLS
9 192 (13.39%) SAN
10 176 (12.27%) SSL
11 168 (11.72%) BGP
11 168 (11.72%) DHCP
12 156 (10.88%) Cisco Nexus
12 156 (10.88%) HTTP
13 152 (10.60%) OSPF
14 141 (9.83%) Network Security
15 133 (9.27%) Wireless
16 114 (7.95%) Internet
17 108 (7.53%) VoIP
18 100 (6.97%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (15.90%) SQL Server
2 130 (9.07%) MySQL
3 67 (4.67%) NoSQL
4 64 (4.46%) Relational Database
5 42 (2.93%) RDBMS
6 40 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
7 33 (2.30%) Redis
8 29 (2.02%) InterSystems Cache
9 28 (1.95%) Amazon RDS
9 28 (1.95%) Data Mining
10 25 (1.74%) MongoDB
10 25 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
11 20 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
12 16 (1.12%) MariaDB
13 15 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
14 12 (0.84%) Oracle Database
14 12 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
15 9 (0.63%) Big Data
15 9 (0.63%) Hadoop
16 7 (0.49%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 62 (4.32%) Git (software)
2 59 (4.11%) Jenkins
3 25 (1.74%) Vagrant
4 24 (1.67%) JIRA
5 18 (1.26%) Subversion
6 15 (1.05%) Visual Studio
7 13 (0.91%) TeamCity
8 11 (0.77%) Introscope
9 8 (0.56%) Selenium
10 7 (0.49%) Bitbucket
11 6 (0.42%) MSI
11 6 (0.42%) Octopus Deploy
11 6 (0.42%) Sonatype Nexus
12 5 (0.35%) PhantomJS
13 4 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 2 (0.14%) GoCD
14 2 (0.14%) Mercurial
14 2 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
15 1 (0.070%) CircleCI
15 1 (0.070%) Travis CI
General
1 220 (15.34%) Finance
2 87 (6.07%) Telecoms
3 83 (5.79%) Banking
4 50 (3.49%) Marketing
5 35 (2.44%) Retail
6 34 (2.37%) Games
7 27 (1.88%) Publishing
8 25 (1.74%) Back Office
9 17 (1.19%) French Language
10 15 (1.05%) Financial Institution
11 14 (0.98%) Investment Banking
11 14 (0.98%) Law
12 13 (0.91%) Advertising
13 12 (0.84%) Legal
14 10 (0.70%) Manufacturing
15 8 (0.56%) Front Office
16 6 (0.42%) Aerospace
17 5 (0.35%) Welsh Language
18 2 (0.14%) Electronics
18 2 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 317 (22.11%) Network Engineer
2 206 (14.37%) Architect
3 125 (8.72%) Administrator
4 121 (8.44%) Linux Engineer
5 103 (7.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 96 (6.69%) Systems Administrator
7 89 (6.21%) Senior Network Engineer
8 86 (6.00%) Analyst
9 79 (5.51%) Cisco Engineer
10 75 (5.23%) Consultant
11 74 (5.16%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 73 (5.09%) Support Engineer
13 70 (4.88%) Developer
13 70 (4.88%) Infrastructure Architect
13 70 (4.88%) Linux Administrator
13 70 (4.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 66 (4.60%) Systems Engineer
15 59 (4.11%) DevOps Engineer
16 57 (3.97%) Technical Architect
17 52 (3.63%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (7.60%) Web Services
2 90 (6.28%) LAMP
3 73 (5.09%) Middleware
4 72 (5.02%) CSS
5 64 (4.46%) HTML
6 55 (3.84%) .NET
7 45 (3.14%) LEMP Stack
7 45 (3.14%) XML
8 40 (2.79%) J2EE
9 35 (2.44%) RESTful
10 32 (2.23%) REST
11 31 (2.16%) SOAP
12 27 (1.88%) RabbitMQ
13 26 (1.81%) J2SE
14 24 (1.67%) JSON
15 22 (1.53%) HTML5
16 21 (1.46%) ASP.NET
17 20 (1.39%) 802.1X
18 19 (1.32%) jQuery
19 14 (0.98%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 351 (24.48%) Data Centre
2 240 (16.74%) Clustering
3 112 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
4 73 (5.09%) Computer Science
5 61 (4.25%) Management Information System
6 58 (4.04%) Hybrid Cloud
7 56 (3.91%) Replication
8 52 (3.63%) Public Cloud
9 29 (2.02%) PKI
10 26 (1.81%) N-Tier
11 24 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
12 23 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
13 21 (1.46%) Mobile App
14 20 (1.39%) User Experience
15 19 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
16 18 (1.26%) Fintech
17 17 (1.19%) Algorithms
18 16 (1.12%) Data Structures
18 16 (1.12%) IPTV
19 15 (1.05%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 640 (44.63%) Linux
2 476 (33.19%) Windows
3 274 (19.11%) Windows Server
4 227 (15.83%) Unix
5 170 (11.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 155 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 133 (9.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 88 (6.14%) CentOS
9 71 (4.95%) Windows Server 2003
10 67 (4.67%) Solaris
11 59 (4.11%) Oracle Linux
12 46 (3.21%) Ubuntu
13 36 (2.51%) Windows 7
14 35 (2.44%) Debian
15 34 (2.37%) Windows 10
16 33 (2.30%) AIX
17 26 (1.81%) SUSE
18 18 (1.26%) Fedora
18 18 (1.26%) Windows 8
19 17 (1.19%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (21.97%) ITIL
2 201 (14.02%) DevOps
3 161 (11.23%) High Availability
4 130 (9.07%) Agile Software Development
5 119 (8.30%) Network Design
6 114 (7.95%) Configuration Management
7 111 (7.74%) Presales
8 90 (6.28%) Disaster Recovery
9 88 (6.14%) OO
10 84 (5.86%) Continuous Integration
11 79 (5.51%) Migration
12 70 (4.88%) Problem Management
13 69 (4.81%) Project Management
14 63 (4.39%) Change Control
15 61 (4.25%) Mentoring
16 58 (4.04%) Continuous Delivery
17 57 (3.97%) Analytics
18 55 (3.84%) Business Continuity
18 55 (3.84%) Continuous Improvement
18 55 (3.84%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 186 (12.97%) Python
2 180 (12.55%) Perl
3 167 (11.65%) SQL
4 144 (10.04%) Bash Shell
5 139 (9.69%) Java
6 122 (8.51%) PowerShell
7 74 (5.16%) Shell Script
8 72 (5.02%) PHP
9 66 (4.60%) JavaScript
10 62 (4.32%) Ruby
11 46 (3.21%) C#
12 20 (1.39%) C
12 20 (1.39%) C++
13 16 (1.12%) VBScript
14 15 (1.05%) Go
15 8 (0.56%) Scala
15 8 (0.56%) VB
16 7 (0.49%) Korn
16 7 (0.49%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.28%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 382 (26.64%) Cisco Certification
2 281 (19.60%) CCNP
3 190 (13.25%) CCNA
4 131 (9.14%) Degree
5 105 (7.32%) CCIE
6 98 (6.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 87 (6.07%) MCSE
8 78 (5.44%) Security Cleared
9 75 (5.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 52 (3.63%) RHCE
11 45 (3.14%) RHCSA
12 44 (3.07%) SC Cleared
13 38 (2.65%) MCITP
14 34 (2.37%) CCSA
15 31 (2.16%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
16 30 (2.09%) CCSE
17 29 (2.02%) CCDP
18 25 (1.74%) JNCIP
19 24 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
19 24 (1.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (7.67%) SLA
2 46 (3.21%) PCI DSS
3 37 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (1.46%) QA
5 14 (0.98%) WAI
6 10 (0.70%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.070%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.070%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.070%) SAS 70
System Software
1 368 (25.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 267 (18.62%) Active Directory
3 129 (9.00%) Hyper-V
4 87 (6.07%) Docker
5 68 (4.74%) vSphere
6 60 (4.18%) VMware ESXi
7 49 (3.42%) NFS
8 47 (3.28%) VMware ESX
9 39 (2.72%) XenApp
10 34 (2.37%) iptables
11 31 (2.16%) Terminal Services
11 31 (2.16%) Virtual Machines
12 29 (2.02%) Xen
13 25 (1.74%) vCloud
14 21 (1.46%) Varnish
14 21 (1.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 19 (1.32%) Postfix
16 18 (1.26%) Sendmail
16 18 (1.26%) XenDesktop
17 16 (1.12%) KVM
Systems Management
1 201 (14.02%) Puppet
2 132 (9.21%) Opscode Chef
3 79 (5.51%) Ansible
4 78 (5.44%) SCCM
5 73 (5.09%) Nagios
6 49 (3.42%) Cisco Prime
7 47 (3.28%) Backup Exec
8 32 (2.23%) SCOM
9 27 (1.88%) FortiGate
10 21 (1.46%) AirWatch
10 21 (1.46%) HAProxy
11 20 (1.39%) Microsoft Clustering
12 19 (1.32%) Kubernetes
13 18 (1.26%) Mesos
13 18 (1.26%) NetBackup
14 17 (1.19%) SCVMM
14 17 (1.19%) SolarWinds Orion
14 17 (1.19%) Veritas Storage Foundation
15 16 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
15 16 (1.12%) vMotion
Vendors
1 596 (41.56%) Cisco
2 474 (33.05%) VMware
3 334 (23.29%) F5
4 317 (22.11%) Microsoft
5 244 (17.02%) Juniper
6 219 (15.27%) Red Hat
7 206 (14.37%) CheckPoint
8 175 (12.20%) Oracle
9 144 (10.04%) HP
10 134 (9.34%) Citrix
11 75 (5.23%) Palo Alto
12 67 (4.67%) Symantec
13 56 (3.91%) Veeam
14 55 (3.84%) IBM
15 54 (3.77%) SolarWinds
16 53 (3.70%) Fortinet
17 49 (3.42%) Veritas
18 42 (2.93%) NetApp
19 40 (2.79%) Dell
20 34 (2.37%) EMC
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £60k - 80k per year + Bonus & benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £52,000 per annum + £7,000 bonus paid quarterly and a car (value
Posted: 4 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + 8& pension, medical, life, health etc
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + good bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + on call allowance + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Westbury, Wiltshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 50,000-55,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
We Are Aspire Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £80000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Excellent please discuss
Posted: 3 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
X4 Group
Salary: £55k - 75k per year + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to £90,000 base plus 15% bonus and benefits (some flex)
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£90,000 plus 15% bonus and benefits (some flex)
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £0.0000000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Car, Benefits and Bonus Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Liga Recruitment
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £55000 - £61000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago