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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 378 344 349
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +5
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 772 949 1033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.79% 0.88% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 1.02% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 633 739 801
Median salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £49,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-4.04% +3.12%

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
86262 93359 103515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.85% 86.36% 85.34%
Number of salaries quoted 71870 75862 84172
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 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 30 May 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 30 May 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 -28 710 £54,150 +8.30% 86
London -10 312 £56,600 +2.90% 27
South East -64 162 £52,000 +4.00% 20
Yorkshire +1 83 £45,000 -23.40% 11
West Yorkshire -3 65 £45,000 -23.40% 7
City of London +17 53 £53,000 -7.82% 4
East of England +2 53 £60,000 +27.65% 6
Surrey -33 49 £52,500 +5.00% 3
South West +25 41 £43,000 +28.35% 3
Berkshire +15 41 £55,000 +2.32% 6
Scotland +21 38 £35,000 -22.22% 3
West Midlands +3 38 £42,000 +44.82% 11
West Sussex -18 30 £59,500 +40.00% 1
Leeds -53 28 £55,000 -6.38% 7
North West +13 27 £37,500 -8.53% 6
Hampshire +13 26 £37,500 -16.66% 7
Reading +8 25 £60,000 +4.34% 3
Bradford - 25 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire +9 24 £80,000 +77.77% 4
Cambridge +7 21 £80,000 +77.77% 4
Glasgow +1 21 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Manchester +14 17 £37,500 -8.53% 6
Gatwick +9 17 £60,000 +122.22%
Bedfordshire 0 16 £67,000 +48.88%
Edinburgh +7 14 £41,250 -13.15%
Woking -1 14 £50,000 -
Guildford +11 13 £65,000 +44.44%
Basingstoke +4 12 £37,500 -23.07% 2
Hertfordshire +18 11 £50,000 +6.38%
Gloucestershire -2 11 £40,000 +17.64% 1

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 934 (53.80%) Firewall
2 800 (46.08%) Cisco
3 733 (42.22%) Linux
4 554 (31.91%) DNS
5 519 (29.90%) Windows
6 498 (28.69%) Cisco Certification
7 493 (28.40%) F5
8 478 (27.53%) VMware
9 456 (26.27%) WAN
10 391 (22.52%) LAN
11 383 (22.06%) VPN
12 380 (21.89%) CCNP
13 368 (21.20%) TCP/IP
13 368 (21.20%) VMware Infrastructure
14 364 (20.97%) Data Centre
15 319 (18.38%) Unix
16 314 (18.09%) Finance
17 298 (17.17%) Microsoft
18 295 (16.99%) Cisco ASA
19 294 (16.94%) Windows Server
20 287 (16.53%) ITIL
20 287 (16.53%) Active Directory
21 279 (16.07%) CheckPoint
22 278 (16.01%) Cisco Nexus
23 277 (15.96%) Juniper
24 276 (15.90%) OSPF
25 272 (15.67%) SSL
26 269 (15.50%) BGP
27 263 (15.15%) Apache
28 259 (14.92%) 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
1 263 (15.15%) Apache
2 152 (8.76%) Tomcat
3 143 (8.24%) IIS
4 79 (4.55%) WebLogic
5 61 (3.51%) JBoss
6 60 (3.46%) MS Exchange
7 53 (3.05%) nginx
8 49 (2.82%) Skype for Business
9 44 (2.53%) WebSphere
10 34 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
11 27 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
12 24 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2013
13 22 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
13 22 (1.27%) OpenStack
13 22 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
14 21 (1.21%) CMS
15 20 (1.15%) IBM HTTP Server
16 15 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
17 13 (0.75%) GlassFish
18 10 (0.58%) Liferay
Applications
1 120 (6.91%) MS Excel
2 47 (2.71%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.35%) MS Office
4 1 (0.058%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.058%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.29%) Magento
2 4 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.17%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.058%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.058%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.058%) SDL Web 8
5 1 (0.058%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 156 (8.99%) Amazon AWS
2 123 (7.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (3.11%) Cloud Computing
4 52 (3.00%) Office 365
5 41 (2.36%) Amazon EC2
6 40 (2.30%) SaaS
7 37 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
7 37 (2.13%) IaaS
8 27 (1.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 26 (1.50%) OpenShift
10 25 (1.44%) PaaS
11 12 (0.69%) Amazon S3
11 12 (0.69%) Joyent
12 10 (0.58%) GitHub
13 8 (0.46%) Google Compute Engine
14 6 (0.35%) IBM PureFlex
15 5 (0.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 4 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
16 4 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
17 3 (0.17%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 934 (53.80%) Firewall
2 554 (31.91%) DNS
3 456 (26.27%) WAN
4 391 (22.52%) LAN
5 383 (22.06%) VPN
6 368 (21.20%) TCP/IP
7 295 (16.99%) Cisco ASA
8 278 (16.01%) Cisco Nexus
9 276 (15.90%) OSPF
10 272 (15.67%) SSL
11 269 (15.50%) BGP
12 259 (14.92%) SAN
13 244 (14.06%) MPLS
14 207 (11.92%) Network Security
15 177 (10.20%) HTTP
15 177 (10.20%) Wireless
16 167 (9.62%) Internet
17 152 (8.76%) DHCP
17 152 (8.76%) IPsec
18 127 (7.32%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (13.36%) SQL Server
2 169 (9.74%) MySQL
3 49 (2.82%) MongoDB
4 43 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
5 42 (2.42%) Redis
6 41 (2.36%) Apache Cassandra
7 37 (2.13%) Relational Database
8 36 (2.07%) NoSQL
9 33 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
10 28 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
11 25 (1.44%) DB2
12 16 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
12 16 (0.92%) Oracle Database
13 14 (0.81%) Big Data
14 12 (0.69%) RDBMS
14 12 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
15 11 (0.63%) InfluxDB
16 10 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 9 (0.52%) Data Mining
18 6 (0.35%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 107 (6.16%) Git (software)
2 84 (4.84%) Jenkins
3 28 (1.61%) JIRA
4 23 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 22 (1.27%) Subversion
5 22 (1.27%) TeamCity
6 19 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 18 (1.04%) Vagrant
8 17 (0.98%) Introscope
9 14 (0.81%) JUnit
10 13 (0.75%) Maven
10 13 (0.75%) NetBeans
11 12 (0.69%) Hudson
12 9 (0.52%) Eclipse
12 9 (0.52%) Sonatype Nexus
12 9 (0.52%) StarTeam
12 9 (0.52%) Visual Studio
13 7 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 6 (0.35%) PHPUnit
15 5 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 314 (18.09%) Finance
2 102 (5.88%) Banking
3 96 (5.53%) Telecoms
4 60 (3.46%) Games
5 54 (3.11%) Retail
6 36 (2.07%) Marketing
7 33 (1.90%) Investment Banking
8 26 (1.50%) Manufacturing
9 23 (1.32%) Law
10 21 (1.21%) Legal
11 19 (1.09%) Financial Institution
11 19 (1.09%) Publishing
12 15 (0.86%) Back Office
13 12 (0.69%) Multimedia
14 9 (0.52%) Billing
15 8 (0.46%) Advertising
16 7 (0.40%) Electronics
16 7 (0.40%) Online Betting
17 5 (0.29%) Front Office
18 4 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 367 (21.14%) Network Engineer
2 183 (10.54%) Architect
3 174 (10.02%) Administrator
4 158 (9.10%) Linux Engineer
5 142 (8.18%) Analyst
6 140 (8.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 103 (5.93%) Senior Network Engineer
8 101 (5.82%) Consultant
8 101 (5.82%) Support Engineer
9 97 (5.59%) Systems Administrator
10 96 (5.53%) Developer
11 93 (5.36%) Linux Administrator
12 87 (5.01%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 82 (4.72%) DevOps Engineer
14 79 (4.55%) Cisco Engineer
15 74 (4.26%) Security Engineer
16 73 (4.21%) Systems Engineer
17 65 (3.74%) Cisco Network Engineer
18 61 (3.51%) Network Security Engineer
19 60 (3.46%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (5.93%) Web Services
2 89 (5.13%) LAMP
3 88 (5.07%) CSS
4 73 (4.21%) XML
5 66 (3.80%) Middleware
6 55 (3.17%) .NET
7 50 (2.88%) REST
7 50 (2.88%) SOAP
8 47 (2.71%) HTML
9 37 (2.13%) J2EE
10 36 (2.07%) AngularJS
11 32 (1.84%) JSON
12 31 (1.79%) Spring
13 26 (1.50%) RESTful
14 24 (1.38%) J2SE
14 24 (1.38%) jQuery
14 24 (1.38%) RabbitMQ
15 22 (1.27%) EDI
16 19 (1.09%) JDBC
17 18 (1.04%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 364 (20.97%) Data Centre
2 221 (12.73%) Clustering
3 104 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
4 82 (4.72%) Replication
5 48 (2.76%) Computer Science
6 44 (2.53%) Management Information System
7 43 (2.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 32 (1.84%) Public Cloud
9 29 (1.67%) PKI
10 26 (1.50%) IPTV
11 25 (1.44%) Blackberry
11 25 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
12 23 (1.32%) DataPower
13 22 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
14 20 (1.15%) PlayStation
15 19 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 19 (1.09%) User Experience
16 18 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
17 15 (0.86%) Mathematics
17 15 (0.86%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 733 (42.22%) Linux
2 519 (29.90%) Windows
3 319 (18.38%) Unix
4 294 (16.94%) Windows Server
5 172 (9.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 147 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 130 (7.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 84 (4.84%) Solaris
9 81 (4.67%) CentOS
10 73 (4.21%) Windows Server 2003
11 63 (3.63%) Oracle Linux
12 52 (3.00%) AIX
13 47 (2.71%) Ubuntu
14 43 (2.48%) SUSE
15 41 (2.36%) Debian
16 27 (1.56%) HPUX
17 21 (1.21%) Android
18 20 (1.15%) Windows 7
19 12 (0.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
20 11 (0.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (16.53%) ITIL
2 233 (13.42%) High Availability
3 221 (12.73%) DevOps
4 217 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 179 (10.31%) Configuration Management
6 177 (10.20%) Disaster Recovery
7 136 (7.83%) Network Design
8 127 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
9 99 (5.70%) Project Management
10 98 (5.65%) Business Continuity
11 96 (5.53%) Performance Tuning
12 88 (5.07%) Network Management
13 84 (4.84%) Presales
14 76 (4.38%) Continuous Delivery
14 76 (4.38%) Continuous Improvement
15 75 (4.32%) Migration
16 64 (3.69%) Mentoring
17 61 (3.51%) Capacity Planning
18 59 (3.40%) Root Cause Analysis
19 57 (3.28%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 213 (12.27%) Java
2 206 (11.87%) Perl
3 184 (10.60%) Bash Shell
4 180 (10.37%) Python
5 177 (10.20%) SQL
6 110 (6.34%) Shell Script
7 108 (6.22%) PowerShell
8 79 (4.55%) JavaScript
9 69 (3.97%) Ruby
10 67 (3.86%) PHP
11 36 (2.07%) C
12 34 (1.96%) C#
13 26 (1.50%) C++
14 18 (1.04%) VBScript
15 16 (0.92%) Scala
16 15 (0.86%) Tcl
16 15 (0.86%) VB
17 13 (0.75%) Korn
18 10 (0.58%) AWK
18 10 (0.58%) sed
Qualifications
1 498 (28.69%) Cisco Certification
2 380 (21.89%) CCNP
3 187 (10.77%) CCIE
4 186 (10.71%) CCNA
5 113 (6.51%) Degree
6 106 (6.11%) Security Cleared
7 85 (4.90%) CCDP
8 81 (4.67%) CCSE
9 70 (4.03%) Microsoft Certification
10 60 (3.46%) SC Cleared
11 58 (3.34%) CCDA
12 57 (3.28%) CCSA
13 52 (3.00%) MCSE
14 51 (2.94%) JNCIP
15 37 (2.13%) JNCIA
16 36 (2.07%) JNCIE
17 35 (2.02%) RHCE
18 24 (1.38%) CCSP
19 20 (1.15%) MCSA
20 18 (1.04%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (6.74%) SLA
2 39 (2.25%) PCI DSS
3 24 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (0.92%) QA
5 9 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (0.46%) HIPAA
7 6 (0.35%) WAI
8 4 (0.23%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.12%) SAS 70
System Software
1 368 (21.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 287 (16.53%) Active Directory
3 126 (7.26%) Hyper-V
4 106 (6.11%) Docker
5 71 (4.09%) vSphere
6 67 (3.86%) VMware ESXi
7 35 (2.02%) Xen
8 30 (1.73%) NFS
9 27 (1.56%) XenApp
10 26 (1.50%) iptables
11 25 (1.44%) XenDesktop
12 24 (1.38%) VMware ESX
13 19 (1.09%) LXC
13 19 (1.09%) Postfix
14 17 (0.98%) KVM
14 17 (0.98%) Squid
15 15 (0.86%) Varnish
16 12 (0.69%) Corosync
17 10 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 10 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 212 (12.21%) Puppet
2 122 (7.03%) Opscode Chef
3 107 (6.16%) Nagios
4 94 (5.41%) SCCM
5 88 (5.07%) Ansible
6 52 (3.00%) Cisco Prime
7 49 (2.82%) CFEngine
8 46 (2.65%) SCOM
9 40 (2.30%) Cisco CUCM
10 36 (2.07%) Cacti
11 33 (1.90%) HAProxy
12 28 (1.61%) Hyperic
12 28 (1.61%) Salt
13 25 (1.44%) FortiGate
13 25 (1.44%) Mesos
14 19 (1.09%) Cisco UCCX
15 18 (1.04%) Graphite
15 18 (1.04%) Kubernetes
15 18 (1.04%) ZABBIX
16 16 (0.92%) SELinux
Vendors
1 800 (46.08%) Cisco
2 493 (28.40%) F5
3 478 (27.53%) VMware
4 298 (17.17%) Microsoft
5 279 (16.07%) CheckPoint
6 277 (15.96%) Juniper
7 259 (14.92%) Oracle
8 254 (14.63%) Red Hat
9 170 (9.79%) HP
10 167 (9.62%) Citrix
11 98 (5.65%) Palo Alto
12 91 (5.24%) SolarWinds
13 86 (4.95%) NetApp
14 84 (4.84%) IBM
15 63 (3.63%) Symantec
16 57 (3.28%) Brocade
17 44 (2.53%) Google
18 39 (2.25%) 3PAR
19 38 (2.19%) Fortinet
20 35 (2.02%) Riverbed
Worcester, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent on-top benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits and development
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Parham Consulting
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Maximum £70,000 plus up to 20% bonus, shares a
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £60,000 per annum + £6,000 Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 per annum + Training + Certs + Car Allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Lisburn, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £300 - £400 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 5 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Great Bens and fantastic onsite faci
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £15,000 to £18,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago