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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 333 312 369
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +57
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 914 1005 699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.84% 0.88% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 1.06% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 731 780 566
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £36,240 £34,150
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%

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
92938 94397 86367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.18% 82.76% 81.87%
Number of salaries quoted 76796 75339 70773
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 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 2015 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 4 September 2015. 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 -20 877 £55,000 +10.00% 91
London -45 312 £57,500 +9.52% 39
South East +79 292 £52,500 +5.00% 21
Surrey +44 110 £65,000 +36.12% 4
Yorkshire -79 81 £60,000 +20.00% 9
West Yorkshire -71 69 £60,000 +20.00% 6
North West +9 68 £50,000 -4.76% 4
Leeds -62 65 £60,000 +17.07% 5
City of London -35 61 £56,500 +7.61% 8
Berkshire +27 60 £60,000 +8.10% 7
East of England -6 57 £42,500 +8.97% 8
West Sussex +40 50 £48,750 +8.33% 3
Reading +24 41 £59,500 -0.83% 7
West Midlands -14 37 £42,678 +13.80% 7
Manchester +2 35 £50,500 -3.80% 2
Cheshire +18 33 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Buckinghamshire +16 31 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Crawley - 31 £50,000 - 2
Hampshire +9 27 £50,000 +4.16% 4
Milton Keynes +10 25 £52,500 +15.38%
Cambridge +31 21 £42,500 -2.29% 4
Cambridgeshire +31 21 £42,500 -2.29% 4
Birmingham +4 21 £70,000 +40.00% 2
South West -3 21 £37,500 +36.36% 1
Bedfordshire +7 17 £31,000 -17.33%
Wales -10 17 £37,500 -21.05% 3
Staines -2 16 £36,000 -10.55%
Northwich - 16 £80,000 -
Guildford +2 12 £65,000 +30.00%
South Wales -17 12 £37,500 -21.05% 3

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

1 971 (51.90%) Cisco
2 936 (50.03%) Firewall
3 679 (36.29%) Linux
4 653 (34.90%) Windows
5 633 (33.83%) Cisco Certification
6 623 (33.30%) VMware
7 600 (32.07%) F5
8 512 (27.37%) VMware Infrastructure
9 493 (26.35%) LAN
10 485 (25.92%) WAN
10 485 (25.92%) DNS
11 484 (25.87%) Microsoft
12 459 (24.53%) CCNP
13 436 (23.30%) Data Centre
14 428 (22.88%) VPN
15 398 (21.27%) TCP/IP
16 397 (21.22%) CheckPoint
17 363 (19.40%) SQL Server
18 346 (18.49%) BGP
19 345 (18.44%) Clustering
20 335 (17.90%) Active Directory
21 310 (16.57%) ITIL
22 308 (16.46%) Cisco Nexus
23 303 (16.19%) Network Security
24 300 (16.03%) OSPF
25 298 (15.93%) Finance
26 292 (15.61%) Juniper
27 287 (15.34%) SQL
28 279 (14.91%) SAN
29 266 (14.22%) Apache

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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
1 266 (14.22%) Apache
2 192 (10.26%) IIS
3 158 (8.44%) Tomcat
4 150 (8.02%) SharePoint
5 138 (7.38%) MS Exchange
6 74 (3.96%) nginx
7 72 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
7 72 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
8 63 (3.37%) Lync
9 62 (3.31%) WebSphere
10 56 (2.99%) WebLogic
10 56 (2.99%) OpenStack
11 55 (2.94%) JBoss
12 35 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2013
13 30 (1.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 19 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
15 17 (0.91%) Jetty
16 16 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
16 16 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
17 13 (0.69%) Node.js
Applications
1 197 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 78 (4.17%) MS Visio
3 35 (1.87%) MS Office
4 7 (0.37%) MS Project
4 7 (0.37%) PowerPivot
5 4 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.053%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 32 (1.71%) Oracle Applications
2 16 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (0.59%) Magento
4 10 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.16%) Tridion
7 3 (0.16%) Agresso
8 1 (0.053%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 218 (11.65%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (3.31%) Amazon EC2
3 61 (3.26%) SaaS
4 56 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
5 46 (2.46%) Office 365
6 35 (1.87%) PaaS
7 34 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
8 26 (1.39%) Amazon ELB
9 23 (1.23%) Route 53
9 23 (1.23%) Amazon S3
10 13 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 12 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
12 7 (0.37%) IaaS
12 7 (0.37%) IBM SmartCloud
13 6 (0.32%) Joyent
14 5 (0.27%) Taleo
14 5 (0.27%) Amazon Glacier
14 5 (0.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 4 (0.21%) Symantec.cloud
15 4 (0.21%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 936 (50.03%) Firewall
2 493 (26.35%) LAN
3 485 (25.92%) WAN
3 485 (25.92%) DNS
4 428 (22.88%) VPN
5 398 (21.27%) TCP/IP
6 346 (18.49%) BGP
7 308 (16.46%) Cisco Nexus
8 303 (16.19%) Network Security
9 300 (16.03%) OSPF
10 279 (14.91%) SAN
11 261 (13.95%) Cisco ASA
12 248 (13.25%) MPLS
13 243 (12.99%) Wireless
14 193 (10.32%) DHCP
15 181 (9.67%) HTTP
16 173 (9.25%) EIGRP
17 172 (9.19%) VoIP
18 159 (8.50%) VLAN
19 147 (7.86%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 363 (19.40%) SQL Server
2 219 (11.70%) MySQL
3 87 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 79 (4.22%) Oracle Database
5 63 (3.37%) MongoDB
6 55 (2.94%) NoSQL
7 46 (2.46%) Oracle Database 11g
8 43 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
9 36 (1.92%) Relational Database
10 34 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
11 27 (1.44%) Big Data
12 24 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
13 20 (1.07%) Couchbase
14 18 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
15 17 (0.91%) Redis
16 14 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
17 12 (0.64%) RDBMS
17 12 (0.64%) Riak
17 12 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
18 9 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 103 (5.51%) Git (software)
2 74 (3.96%) Jenkins
3 67 (3.58%) Subversion
4 30 (1.60%) TeamCity
5 29 (1.55%) Hudson
6 27 (1.44%) Maven
7 26 (1.39%) JIRA
8 22 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
9 18 (0.96%) ProC
10 13 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 12 (0.64%) Octopus Deploy
12 10 (0.53%) JUnit
13 9 (0.48%) Mercurial
14 8 (0.43%) Cucumber
15 7 (0.37%) NUnit
16 6 (0.32%) Liquibase
16 6 (0.32%) Flyway
17 5 (0.27%) MSBuild
17 5 (0.27%) AnthillPro
18 4 (0.21%) MSTest
General
1 298 (15.93%) Finance
2 91 (4.86%) Telecoms
3 68 (3.63%) Banking
4 48 (2.57%) Retail
5 41 (2.19%) Legal
6 31 (1.66%) Games
6 31 (1.66%) Financial Institution
7 26 (1.39%) Marketing
8 19 (1.02%) Advertising
9 17 (0.91%) Billing
9 17 (0.91%) Investment Banking
10 16 (0.86%) Electronics
11 12 (0.64%) Law
12 11 (0.59%) Manufacturing
13 7 (0.37%) Back Office
14 4 (0.21%) Automotive
15 3 (0.16%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.16%) Publishing
15 3 (0.16%) Local Government
16 2 (0.11%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 457 (24.43%) Network Engineer
2 274 (14.64%) Architect
3 198 (10.58%) Administrator
4 143 (7.64%) Senior Network Engineer
5 127 (6.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 120 (6.41%) Systems Administrator
7 113 (6.04%) Analyst
8 104 (5.56%) Network Architect
9 96 (5.13%) Support Engineer
10 87 (4.65%) Consultant
11 85 (4.54%) Developer
12 71 (3.79%) Infrastructure Architect
13 66 (3.53%) Security Engineer
14 61 (3.26%) BizTalk Developer
15 58 (3.10%) Linux Administrator
15 58 (3.10%) Cisco Engineer
16 56 (2.99%) DBA
17 52 (2.78%) Network Analyst
17 52 (2.78%) Cisco Architect
18 51 (2.73%) Network Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (7.27%) .NET
2 128 (6.84%) Web Services
3 75 (4.01%) jQuery
4 73 (3.90%) .NET Framework
5 71 (3.79%) Middleware
6 70 (3.74%) WCF
7 68 (3.63%) EDI
8 64 (3.42%) JMS
8 64 (3.42%) Entity Framework
9 61 (3.26%) EDIFACT
10 60 (3.21%) CSS
11 46 (2.46%) XML
12 45 (2.41%) LAMP
13 38 (2.03%) RabbitMQ
14 33 (1.76%) Oracle Fusion
14 33 (1.76%) RESTful
15 32 (1.71%) HTML
16 30 (1.60%) J2EE
17 27 (1.44%) JSON
17 27 (1.44%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 436 (23.30%) Data Centre
2 345 (18.44%) Clustering
3 105 (5.61%) Replication
4 97 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
5 68 (3.63%) Public Cloud
6 60 (3.21%) Computer Science
7 45 (2.41%) Management Information System
8 38 (2.03%) Hybrid Cloud
9 36 (1.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 29 (1.55%) Video Conferencing
11 26 (1.39%) Private Cloud
12 23 (1.23%) PKI
13 18 (0.96%) IVR
14 17 (0.91%) Client/Server
15 16 (0.86%) Digital Media
16 14 (0.75%) Enterprise Storage
16 14 (0.75%) N-Tier
17 13 (0.69%) Blackberry
18 12 (0.64%) e-Health
18 12 (0.64%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 679 (36.29%) Linux
2 653 (34.90%) Windows
3 258 (13.79%) UNIX
4 216 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 173 (9.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 172 (9.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 125 (6.68%) CentOS
8 91 (4.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 84 (4.49%) Solaris
10 64 (3.42%) Ubuntu
11 60 (3.21%) Debian
12 18 (0.96%) AIX
12 18 (0.96%) Scientific Linux
13 15 (0.80%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 14 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
15 13 (0.69%) SUSE
16 10 (0.53%) Windows 2000
17 9 (0.48%) Data ONTAP
17 9 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
17 9 (0.48%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (16.57%) ITIL
2 181 (9.67%) Network Design
3 164 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
3 164 (8.77%) Performance Tuning
4 155 (8.28%) Project Management
5 152 (8.12%) Disaster Recovery
6 146 (7.80%) DevOps
7 143 (7.64%) Configuration Management
8 110 (5.88%) Business Continuity
9 105 (5.61%) E-Commerce
9 105 (5.61%) High Availability
10 104 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
11 96 (5.13%) Network Management
12 95 (5.08%) Mentoring
13 94 (5.02%) Technical Architecture
14 93 (4.97%) Migration
15 90 (4.81%) Change Management
16 86 (4.60%) Continuous Integration
17 85 (4.54%) MVC
18 73 (3.90%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 287 (15.34%) SQL
2 178 (9.51%) Perl
3 147 (7.86%) PowerShell
4 146 (7.80%) Bash Shell
5 135 (7.22%) Java
6 119 (6.36%) Python
7 92 (4.92%) C#
8 82 (4.38%) PHP
9 77 (4.12%) Ruby
10 61 (3.26%) ActionScript 2.0
10 61 (3.26%) ActionScript
11 49 (2.62%) C
12 42 (2.24%) Shell Script
12 42 (2.24%) JavaScript
13 19 (1.02%) VBScript
14 17 (0.91%) Korn
15 16 (0.86%) T-SQL
16 14 (0.75%) Groovy
17 8 (0.43%) PL/SQL
17 8 (0.43%) C++
Qualifications
1 633 (33.83%) Cisco Certification
2 459 (24.53%) CCNP
3 194 (10.37%) CCNA
4 173 (9.25%) CCIE
5 129 (6.89%) Degree
6 118 (6.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 103 (5.51%) Security Cleared
8 93 (4.97%) MCSE
9 70 (3.74%) CCDP
10 59 (3.15%) HP ASE
11 57 (3.05%) CCSE
12 53 (2.83%) CCSA
13 49 (2.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 43 (2.30%) SC Cleared
15 40 (2.14%) Check Point Certification
16 36 (1.92%) MCITP
17 34 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
18 27 (1.44%) CISSP
19 24 (1.28%) DV Cleared
19 24 (1.28%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (5.29%) SLA
2 42 (2.24%) QA
3 38 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (1.18%) PCI DSS
5 20 (1.07%) COBIT
6 11 (0.59%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.11%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.11%) WAI
8 1 (0.053%) BS7799
System Software
1 512 (27.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 335 (17.90%) Active Directory
3 114 (6.09%) Hyper-V
4 90 (4.81%) vSphere
5 82 (4.38%) VMware ESX
6 50 (2.67%) Oracle RAC
7 44 (2.35%) NFS
8 43 (2.30%) XenServer
9 32 (1.71%) KVM
10 29 (1.55%) vCloud
11 27 (1.44%) Docker
11 27 (1.44%) iptables
11 27 (1.44%) Xen
12 25 (1.34%) Forefront TMG
12 25 (1.34%) Varnish
13 22 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
13 22 (1.18%) UAG
14 21 (1.12%) Terminal Services
15 19 (1.02%) XenApp
16 18 (0.96%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 172 (9.19%) Puppet
2 104 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 84 (4.49%) Nagios
4 70 (3.74%) CiscoWorks
5 53 (2.83%) Ansible
6 49 (2.62%) SCCM
7 48 (2.57%) Cisco CUCM
8 43 (2.30%) Hyperic
9 39 (2.08%) Cisco LMS
9 39 (2.08%) NetBackup
10 36 (1.92%) FortiGate
11 35 (1.87%) Cacti
12 31 (1.66%) WSUS
13 30 (1.60%) SolarWinds Orion
14 29 (1.55%) Vagrant
15 28 (1.50%) SCOM
15 28 (1.50%) ZABBIX
16 27 (1.44%) logstash
17 23 (1.23%) Graphite
17 23 (1.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 971 (51.90%) Cisco
2 623 (33.30%) VMware
3 600 (32.07%) F5
4 484 (25.87%) Microsoft
5 397 (21.22%) CheckPoint
6 292 (15.61%) Juniper
7 259 (13.84%) Red Hat
8 256 (13.68%) Citrix
9 246 (13.15%) HP
10 240 (12.83%) Oracle
11 155 (8.28%) SolarWinds
12 125 (6.68%) NetApp
13 114 (6.09%) Riverbed
14 86 (4.60%) Symantec
15 68 (3.63%) Fortinet
16 63 (3.37%) Dell
17 61 (3.26%) IBM
18 53 (2.83%) Huawei
19 49 (2.62%) Veritas
20 48 (2.57%) Splunk
Bristol, Avon
EE
Salary: Competitive+benefits
Posted: 36 minutes ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Buckinghamshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus + Pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: 23 hours ago
Surrey
Intapeople
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Pontypridd, Mid Glamorgan
Centric Resource
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum And Great Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Shares
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Working Environment
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Salary Up to £55,000 basic + £12% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Great Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £63000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 2 days ago