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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 297 315 324
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +9
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 1028 937 863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.96% 0.89% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 1.08% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 816 689 704
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +12.50%

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
88688 86784 85798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.86% 82.37% 80.06%
Number of salaries quoted 72364 68812 71587
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +5 977 £50,000 - 114
London +18 442 £57,500 +6.48% 38
South East +67 281 £46,000 +2.22% 25
City of London -9 110 £59,250 +9.72% 10
Surrey +37 88 £52,500 +10.52% 7
Yorkshire -67 77 £55,000 +57.14% 19
West Yorkshire -17 73 £55,000 +25.71% 14
Berkshire +46 70 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Leeds -24 69 £55,000 +22.22% 12
East of England +21 65 £46,500 +24.00% 5
Hampshire +14 45 £48,000 +17.07% 2
North West -2 44 £40,000 -20.00% 10
Reading +13 34 £43,500 -7.44% 3
South West -17 29 £35,000 -12.50% 9
West Sussex +17 22 £38,750 -22.50% 1
Buckinghamshire +2 22 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Essex +6 21 £50,000 -
Manchester +1 21 £37,500 -25.00% 6
Staines +35 20 £38,400 -19.15% 2
South Wales -6 19 £37,500 -3.84% 1
Wales -13 19 £37,500 -1.31% 1
West Midlands -50 19 £40,000 -20.00% 6
Oxfordshire +10 18 £45,000 -10.00% 10
Abingdon - 18 £45,000 - 6
Gloucestershire +11 17 £33,000 -34.00% 1
Portsmouth - 17 £48,000 -
Bedfordshire +10 16 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Cheshire -5 16 £66,250 +32.50% 1
Woking +14 15 £45,000 -21.05% 1
Bedford - 14 £45,500 - 1

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 953 (47.79%) Firewall
2 950 (47.64%) Cisco
3 795 (39.87%) Linux
4 750 (37.61%) Windows
5 644 (32.30%) VMware
6 546 (27.38%) Cisco Certification
7 516 (25.88%) F5
8 492 (24.67%) WAN
9 484 (24.27%) Microsoft
10 463 (23.22%) DNS
11 459 (23.02%) CCNP
12 453 (22.72%) TCP/IP
13 440 (22.07%) VMware Infrastructure
14 418 (20.96%) VPN
15 411 (20.61%) LAN
16 391 (19.61%) SAN
17 383 (19.21%) SQL Server
18 362 (18.15%) MPLS
19 354 (17.75%) UNIX
20 352 (17.65%) Clustering
21 350 (17.55%) Juniper
22 345 (17.30%) CheckPoint
22 345 (17.30%) ITIL
23 334 (16.75%) SQL
24 330 (16.55%) BGP
25 316 (15.85%) IIS
26 315 (15.80%) Cisco ASA
27 305 (15.30%) Finance
28 301 (15.10%) Active Directory
29 287 (14.39%) Red Hat

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 316 (15.85%) IIS
2 287 (14.39%) Apache
3 185 (9.28%) Tomcat
4 151 (7.57%) MS Exchange
5 89 (4.46%) WebLogic
6 86 (4.31%) JBoss
7 80 (4.01%) SharePoint
8 69 (3.46%) nginx
9 50 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2010
10 47 (2.36%) WebSphere
11 43 (2.16%) Lync
12 42 (2.11%) OpenStack
13 38 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2013
13 38 (1.91%) GlassFish
14 32 (1.60%) CMS
14 32 (1.60%) BizTalk Server
15 28 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2007
16 23 (1.15%) Commerce Server
17 17 (0.85%) Node.js
18 16 (0.80%) Jetty
Applications
1 177 (8.88%) MS Excel
2 51 (2.56%) MS Visio
3 29 (1.45%) MS Office
4 11 (0.55%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.10%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.050%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 45 (2.26%) Oracle Applications
2 21 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.50%) Sophis RISQUE
4 9 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (0.20%) Oracle 11i
7 3 (0.15%) Agresso
7 3 (0.15%) Magento
7 3 (0.15%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.10%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.050%) RMDS
9 1 (0.050%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 121 (6.07%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
4 42 (2.11%) IaaS
5 41 (2.06%) SaaS
6 35 (1.76%) Amazon S3
7 30 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
8 29 (1.45%) Office 365
9 26 (1.30%) PaaS
10 14 (0.70%) IBM SmartCloud
11 11 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
12 10 (0.50%) GitHub
12 10 (0.50%) Heroku
12 10 (0.50%) Engine Yard
13 6 (0.30%) Joyent
13 6 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
14 4 (0.20%) Route 53
15 3 (0.15%) Google Compute Engine
15 3 (0.15%) Google App Engine
16 2 (0.10%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 953 (47.79%) Firewall
2 492 (24.67%) WAN
3 463 (23.22%) DNS
4 453 (22.72%) TCP/IP
5 418 (20.96%) VPN
6 411 (20.61%) LAN
7 391 (19.61%) SAN
8 362 (18.15%) MPLS
9 330 (16.55%) BGP
10 315 (15.80%) Cisco ASA
11 270 (13.54%) Network Security
11 270 (13.54%) Cisco Nexus
12 251 (12.59%) OSPF
13 235 (11.79%) Internet
14 202 (10.13%) Wireless
15 179 (8.98%) VLAN
16 178 (8.93%) EIGRP
17 169 (8.48%) SMTP
18 167 (8.38%) HTTP
19 153 (7.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 383 (19.21%) SQL Server
2 250 (12.54%) MySQL
3 78 (3.91%) Relational Database
4 77 (3.86%) Oracle Database
5 67 (3.36%) MongoDB
6 56 (2.81%) SQL Server 2008
7 47 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
8 45 (2.26%) Oracle Discoverer
9 42 (2.11%) NoSQL
10 38 (1.91%) RDBMS
11 29 (1.45%) Data Mining
12 28 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
13 27 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
14 26 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
15 25 (1.25%) OLTP
16 21 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
16 21 (1.05%) Oracle Database 12c
17 20 (1.00%) OLAP
17 20 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
18 19 (0.95%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 119 (5.97%) Git (software)
2 93 (4.66%) Subversion
3 54 (2.71%) JIRA
3 54 (2.71%) Jenkins
4 32 (1.60%) Eclipse
5 29 (1.45%) Maven
6 26 (1.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 23 (1.15%) TeamCity
8 21 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 21 (1.05%) JUnit
8 21 (1.05%) NetBeans
9 17 (0.85%) StarTeam
9 17 (0.85%) Visual Studio
9 17 (0.85%) Hudson
10 16 (0.80%) Mercurial
11 12 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 11 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
13 8 (0.40%) LoadRunner
14 7 (0.35%) JMeter
14 7 (0.35%) NeoLoad
General
1 305 (15.30%) Finance
2 119 (5.97%) Telecoms
3 71 (3.56%) Games
4 70 (3.51%) Banking
5 62 (3.11%) Advertising
6 60 (3.01%) Marketing
7 29 (1.45%) Publishing
8 28 (1.40%) Retail
9 23 (1.15%) Law
10 21 (1.05%) Legal
11 20 (1.00%) Back Office
12 15 (0.75%) Financial Institution
12 15 (0.75%) Billing
13 13 (0.65%) Investment Banking
14 11 (0.55%) Electronics
15 6 (0.30%) Manufacturing
15 6 (0.30%) French Language
16 5 (0.25%) iGaming
16 5 (0.25%) Front Office
17 3 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 415 (20.81%) Network Engineer
2 251 (12.59%) Architect
3 192 (9.63%) Administrator
4 154 (7.72%) Consultant
5 152 (7.62%) Systems Administrator
6 129 (6.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 114 (5.72%) Developer
8 110 (5.52%) Support Engineer
9 105 (5.27%) Senior Network Engineer
10 103 (5.17%) Analyst
11 80 (4.01%) Network Consultant
12 75 (3.76%) DBA
12 75 (3.76%) Infrastructure Architect
13 73 (3.66%) Technical Architect
14 68 (3.41%) Linux Administrator
15 66 (3.31%) Solutions Architect
16 64 (3.21%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 64 (3.21%) DevOps Engineer
17 60 (3.01%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 59 (2.96%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (8.83%) .NET
2 165 (8.27%) Web Services
3 133 (6.67%) HTML
3 133 (6.67%) CSS
4 90 (4.51%) LAMP
5 87 (4.36%) Middleware
6 79 (3.96%) XML
7 63 (3.16%) J2EE
8 56 (2.81%) .NET Framework
9 55 (2.76%) jQuery
10 52 (2.61%) JMS
11 48 (2.41%) RESTful
12 47 (2.36%) HTML5
12 47 (2.36%) Oracle Fusion
13 40 (2.01%) SOAP
14 35 (1.76%) ASP.NET
14 35 (1.76%) Spring
15 34 (1.71%) JSON
16 33 (1.65%) Ajax
17 30 (1.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 352 (17.65%) Clustering
2 114 (5.72%) Analytical Skills
3 96 (4.81%) Replication
4 67 (3.36%) Computer Science
5 56 (2.81%) Management Information System
6 42 (2.11%) Open Source
7 35 (1.76%) Enterprise Storage
8 33 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
9 30 (1.50%) Streaming Video
9 30 (1.50%) IPTV
10 27 (1.35%) Over-the-Top Content
11 26 (1.30%) N-Tier
12 19 (0.95%) Mobile App
13 18 (0.90%) CESG
14 17 (0.85%) CMDB
15 15 (0.75%) Digital Media
15 15 (0.75%) Statistics
15 15 (0.75%) Client/Server
15 15 (0.75%) Blackberry
16 14 (0.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 795 (39.87%) Linux
2 750 (37.61%) Windows
3 354 (17.75%) UNIX
4 223 (11.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 206 (10.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 148 (7.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 134 (6.72%) Solaris
8 129 (6.47%) CentOS
9 123 (6.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 81 (4.06%) Ubuntu
11 65 (3.26%) Debian
12 51 (2.56%) HPUX
13 37 (1.86%) AIX
14 20 (1.00%) Android
14 20 (1.00%) Apple iOS
15 18 (0.90%) Windows 7
15 18 (0.90%) SUSE
16 9 (0.45%) Windows XP
16 9 (0.45%) Windows 8
17 8 (0.40%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 345 (17.30%) ITIL
2 211 (10.58%) Disaster Recovery
3 188 (9.43%) Performance Tuning
4 183 (9.18%) Agile Software Development
5 152 (7.62%) E-Commerce
6 143 (7.17%) Project Management
7 140 (7.02%) Migration
8 138 (6.92%) Network Design
8 138 (6.92%) DevOps
9 123 (6.17%) Capacity Planning
10 111 (5.57%) Configuration Management
11 91 (4.56%) Network Management
12 87 (4.36%) High Availability
13 83 (4.16%) Continuous Integration
14 82 (4.11%) Service Delivery
15 81 (4.06%) Service Management
16 79 (3.96%) Network Monitoring
17 78 (3.91%) Network Architecture
18 76 (3.81%) Business Continuity
19 75 (3.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 334 (16.75%) SQL
2 280 (14.04%) Perl
3 232 (11.63%) Java
4 200 (10.03%) Bash Shell
5 184 (9.23%) Python
6 149 (7.47%) PHP
7 125 (6.27%) PowerShell
8 123 (6.17%) JavaScript
9 101 (5.07%) Ruby
10 83 (4.16%) C#
11 76 (3.81%) Shell Script
12 36 (1.81%) C++
13 31 (1.55%) Korn
14 26 (1.30%) C
15 25 (1.25%) VB.NET
16 23 (1.15%) ActionScript
16 23 (1.15%) ActionScript 2.0
17 22 (1.10%) T-SQL
18 11 (0.55%) Bourne shell
19 10 (0.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 546 (27.38%) Cisco Certification
2 459 (23.02%) CCNP
3 212 (10.63%) CCNA
4 199 (9.98%) Degree
5 150 (7.52%) CCIE
6 120 (6.02%) Security Cleared
7 104 (5.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 90 (4.51%) MCSE
9 83 (4.16%) CCDP
10 82 (4.11%) SC Cleared
10 82 (4.11%) CCSE
11 58 (2.91%) CCSA
12 47 (2.36%) DV Cleared
13 45 (2.26%) CISSP
14 44 (2.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 42 (2.11%) VCP4
16 31 (1.55%) MCP
17 25 (1.25%) CCSP
17 25 (1.25%) JNCIP
18 24 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (4.81%) SLA
2 59 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 55 (2.76%) PCI DSS
4 48 (2.41%) QA
5 25 (1.25%) ISO 9001
6 17 (0.85%) WAI
7 9 (0.45%) COBIT
8 5 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.050%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.050%) HL7
9 1 (0.050%) FATCA
System Software
1 440 (22.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 301 (15.10%) Active Directory
3 144 (7.22%) Hyper-V
4 101 (5.07%) vSphere
5 93 (4.66%) VMware ESX
6 75 (3.76%) Oracle RAC
7 55 (2.76%) VMware ESXi
8 49 (2.46%) NFS
9 48 (2.41%) Firmware
10 42 (2.11%) XenServer
11 36 (1.81%) UAG
11 36 (1.81%) Xen
12 31 (1.55%) Forefront TMG
13 28 (1.40%) Sendmail
14 27 (1.35%) Postfix
14 27 (1.35%) vCloud
14 27 (1.35%) KVM
15 25 (1.25%) ISA Server
16 23 (1.15%) Varnish
17 21 (1.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 193 (9.68%) Puppet
2 144 (7.22%) Nagios
3 120 (6.02%) Opscode Chef
4 87 (4.36%) SCOM
5 57 (2.86%) SCCM
6 53 (2.66%) NetBackup
7 45 (2.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 44 (2.21%) CiscoWorks
9 37 (1.86%) Norton AntiVirus
10 34 (1.71%) WSUS
10 34 (1.71%) Cisco CUCM
11 32 (1.60%) Cisco Prime
12 31 (1.55%) Cacti
13 30 (1.50%) Ansible
13 30 (1.50%) Icinga
14 25 (1.25%) FortiGate
14 25 (1.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 25 (1.25%) Legato
15 23 (1.15%) SELinux
15 23 (1.15%) logstash
Vendors
1 950 (47.64%) Cisco
2 644 (32.30%) VMware
3 516 (25.88%) F5
4 484 (24.27%) Microsoft
5 350 (17.55%) Juniper
6 345 (17.30%) CheckPoint
7 287 (14.39%) Red Hat
8 274 (13.74%) HP
9 258 (12.94%) Oracle
10 247 (12.39%) Citrix
11 160 (8.02%) SolarWinds
12 102 (5.12%) NetApp
13 91 (4.56%) Riverbed
14 78 (3.91%) Symantec
15 75 (3.76%) IBM
16 62 (3.11%) Veritas
17 61 (3.06%) EMC
18 60 (3.01%) Dell
19 52 (2.61%) Sun
19 52 (2.61%) Fortinet
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Capita
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £32k - £38k per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
ITV
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Working Environment
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Working Environment
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Goole, North Humberside
X4 Group
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £50k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits for the right person
Posted: 3 days ago