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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 305 326 328
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +2
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 970 857 873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.92% 0.84% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.02% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 783 648 732
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.05% +18.75%

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
87595 84426 87603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.73% 82.29% 80.07%
Number of salaries quoted 72135 67329 74163
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 £30,919 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +16 925 £50,000 - 117
London +29 439 £57,500 +6.48% 54
South East +64 234 £47,500 - 24
City of London -3 94 £57,500 +4.54% 14
Yorkshire -72 74 £55,000 +37.50% 9
West Yorkshire -21 65 £55,000 +22.22% 8
Berkshire +24 61 £50,000 - 7
Leeds -18 61 £55,000 +22.22% 8
Surrey +18 59 £52,500 +10.52% 7
East of England +2 55 £49,500 +4.76% 9
Hampshire +12 53 £48,000 -5.88% 4
North West -5 44 £37,500 -25.00% 4
South West -17 36 £36,500 -10.97% 11
Reading +3 21 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Manchester -8 21 £37,500 -25.00% 3
Cheshire -1 20 £65,000 +30.00%
Portsmouth - 20 £48,000 -
Buckinghamshire +6 19 £45,000 -0.55% 1
West Midlands -39 19 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Essex -6 18 £50,000 +5.26% 1
West Sussex +11 17 £32,013 -25.76% 2
Gloucestershire +2 16 £32,250 -30.27%
South Wales -6 16 £37,950 +33.15% 1
Wales -12 16 £37,950 -0.13% 1
Southampton +1 14 £38,500 -30.00% 1
Ipswich - 13 £55,000 - 1
Suffolk - 13 £55,000 - 1
Staines +31 12 £38,400 -19.15% 3
Bedfordshire +12 12 £45,500 +30.00%
Scotland +6 12 £35,000 +11.11% 1

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 903 (46.88%) Firewall
2 888 (46.11%) Cisco
3 759 (39.41%) Linux
4 742 (38.53%) Windows
5 621 (32.24%) VMware
6 529 (27.47%) Cisco Certification
7 489 (25.39%) F5
8 466 (24.20%) DNS
9 456 (23.68%) TCP/IP
10 453 (23.52%) WAN
11 447 (23.21%) Microsoft
12 442 (22.95%) CCNP
13 432 (22.43%) VMware Infrastructure
14 410 (21.29%) VPN
15 385 (19.99%) LAN
16 373 (19.37%) SAN
17 360 (18.69%) Clustering
18 355 (18.43%) MPLS
19 349 (18.12%) ITIL
20 347 (18.02%) SQL Server
21 340 (17.65%) Juniper
21 340 (17.65%) CheckPoint
22 339 (17.60%) UNIX
23 329 (17.08%) Active Directory
24 318 (16.51%) BGP
25 317 (16.46%) Finance
26 312 (16.20%) IIS
27 291 (15.11%) SQL
28 284 (14.75%) Perl
29 281 (14.59%) Cisco ASA

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 312 (16.20%) IIS
2 275 (14.28%) Apache
3 183 (9.50%) Tomcat
4 159 (8.26%) MS Exchange
5 96 (4.98%) WebLogic
6 88 (4.57%) JBoss
7 72 (3.74%) SharePoint
8 67 (3.48%) nginx
9 52 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
10 42 (2.18%) WebSphere
11 38 (1.97%) Lync
12 37 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
13 35 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
14 34 (1.77%) GlassFish
15 31 (1.61%) CMS
16 29 (1.51%) OpenStack
17 26 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
18 20 (1.04%) Office Communications Server
19 18 (0.93%) Commerce Server
19 18 (0.93%) Jetty
Applications
1 174 (9.03%) MS Excel
2 61 (3.17%) MS Visio
3 36 (1.87%) MS Office
4 13 (0.67%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.10%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.052%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 49 (2.54%) Oracle Applications
2 20 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (0.52%) Sophis RISQUE
4 9 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
6 4 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.16%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.10%) Agresso
8 2 (0.10%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.052%) RMDS
9 1 (0.052%) Magento
9 1 (0.052%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 109 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (2.08%) IaaS
4 39 (2.02%) Office 365
4 39 (2.02%) SaaS
5 38 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
6 34 (1.77%) Amazon S3
7 26 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
8 23 (1.19%) PaaS
9 12 (0.62%) IBM SmartCloud
10 10 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
10 10 (0.52%) GitHub
11 7 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
12 4 (0.21%) Joyent
12 4 (0.21%) Route 53
12 4 (0.21%) Heroku
12 4 (0.21%) Engine Yard
13 2 (0.10%) Rackspace Cloud
13 2 (0.10%) CloudFront
13 2 (0.10%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 903 (46.88%) Firewall
2 466 (24.20%) DNS
3 456 (23.68%) TCP/IP
4 453 (23.52%) WAN
5 410 (21.29%) VPN
6 385 (19.99%) LAN
7 373 (19.37%) SAN
8 355 (18.43%) MPLS
9 318 (16.51%) BGP
10 281 (14.59%) Cisco ASA
11 252 (13.08%) OSPF
12 249 (12.93%) Network Security
13 240 (12.46%) Internet
14 226 (11.73%) Cisco Nexus
15 184 (9.55%) Wireless
16 176 (9.14%) SMTP
17 166 (8.62%) EIGRP
18 157 (8.15%) VLAN
19 147 (7.63%) HTTP
20 142 (7.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 347 (18.02%) SQL Server
2 241 (12.51%) MySQL
3 89 (4.62%) Oracle Database
4 69 (3.58%) Relational Database
5 57 (2.96%) MongoDB
6 53 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 49 (2.54%) Oracle Discoverer
8 43 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
9 34 (1.77%) NoSQL
10 32 (1.66%) RDBMS
10 32 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
11 28 (1.45%) OLTP
12 27 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
13 24 (1.25%) OLAP
14 23 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
14 23 (1.19%) Data Mining
15 22 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
15 22 (1.14%) Oracle OLAP
16 21 (1.09%) Oracle Database 12c
17 20 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 107 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 74 (3.84%) Subversion
3 52 (2.70%) JIRA
4 43 (2.23%) Jenkins
5 29 (1.51%) Eclipse
6 28 (1.45%) Maven
7 23 (1.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 22 (1.14%) TeamCity
9 21 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
10 20 (1.04%) JUnit
11 19 (0.99%) NetBeans
12 17 (0.88%) Visual Studio
13 16 (0.83%) Hudson
13 16 (0.83%) StarTeam
14 15 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 13 (0.67%) Mercurial
16 11 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
17 9 (0.47%) LoadRunner
18 8 (0.42%) NeoLoad
19 7 (0.36%) JProfiler
General
1 317 (16.46%) Finance
2 125 (6.49%) Telecoms
3 70 (3.63%) Banking
4 64 (3.32%) Games
5 55 (2.86%) Marketing
6 49 (2.54%) Advertising
7 27 (1.40%) Retail
8 26 (1.35%) Publishing
9 23 (1.19%) Law
10 20 (1.04%) Back Office
11 17 (0.88%) Investment Banking
11 17 (0.88%) Legal
12 14 (0.73%) Financial Institution
13 11 (0.57%) Electronics
14 10 (0.52%) Billing
15 8 (0.42%) Manufacturing
16 6 (0.31%) Front Office
16 6 (0.31%) French Language
17 5 (0.26%) iGaming
18 3 (0.16%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 373 (19.37%) Network Engineer
2 248 (12.88%) Architect
3 192 (9.97%) Administrator
4 138 (7.17%) Consultant
4 138 (7.17%) Systems Administrator
5 116 (6.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 106 (5.50%) Analyst
7 97 (5.04%) Developer
8 95 (4.93%) Support Engineer
9 94 (4.88%) Infrastructure Architect
10 91 (4.72%) Senior Network Engineer
11 80 (4.15%) DBA
12 75 (3.89%) Linux Administrator
13 72 (3.74%) Network Consultant
14 64 (3.32%) Technical Architect
15 62 (3.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 61 (3.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 60 (3.12%) Solutions Architect
18 57 (2.96%) Oracle DBA
18 57 (2.96%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (7.74%) .NET
2 132 (6.85%) CSS
2 132 (6.85%) Web Services
3 126 (6.54%) HTML
4 96 (4.98%) Middleware
5 77 (4.00%) XML
6 67 (3.48%) LAMP
7 56 (2.91%) J2EE
8 52 (2.70%) Oracle Fusion
9 48 (2.49%) jQuery
10 44 (2.28%) HTML5
11 43 (2.23%) JMS
11 43 (2.23%) .NET Framework
12 37 (1.92%) SOAP
12 37 (1.92%) RESTful
13 35 (1.82%) Spring
14 33 (1.71%) Ajax
15 30 (1.56%) JSON
16 29 (1.51%) RabbitMQ
17 28 (1.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 360 (18.69%) Clustering
2 115 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
3 83 (4.31%) Replication
4 66 (3.43%) Computer Science
5 54 (2.80%) Management Information System
6 39 (2.02%) Open Source
7 35 (1.82%) Enterprise Storage
8 30 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
9 26 (1.35%) Streaming Video
10 21 (1.09%) N-Tier
11 20 (1.04%) IPTV
11 20 (1.04%) CMDB
12 19 (0.99%) Mobile App
13 18 (0.93%) Mainframe
13 18 (0.93%) CESG
14 17 (0.88%) Mathematics
14 17 (0.88%) Blackberry
15 15 (0.78%) PKI
15 15 (0.78%) Client/Server
16 14 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 759 (39.41%) Linux
2 742 (38.53%) Windows
3 339 (17.60%) UNIX
4 220 (11.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 189 (9.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 143 (7.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 133 (6.91%) Solaris
8 120 (6.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 115 (5.97%) CentOS
10 80 (4.15%) Ubuntu
11 59 (3.06%) HPUX
12 51 (2.65%) Debian
13 43 (2.23%) AIX
14 22 (1.14%) Apple iOS
15 21 (1.09%) Android
16 17 (0.88%) Windows 7
16 17 (0.88%) SUSE
17 11 (0.57%) Mac OS X
18 8 (0.42%) Mac OS
18 8 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 349 (18.12%) ITIL
2 197 (10.23%) Performance Tuning
3 188 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 174 (9.03%) E-Commerce
5 165 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
6 148 (7.68%) Project Management
7 137 (7.11%) Migration
8 126 (6.54%) Network Design
9 122 (6.33%) Capacity Planning
10 120 (6.23%) DevOps
11 105 (5.45%) Configuration Management
12 95 (4.93%) Network Management
13 82 (4.26%) Service Delivery
14 79 (4.10%) Service Management
15 78 (4.05%) Network Architecture
15 78 (4.05%) Mentoring
16 77 (4.00%) High Availability
17 73 (3.79%) Network Monitoring
18 72 (3.74%) Continuous Integration
19 71 (3.69%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 291 (15.11%) SQL
2 284 (14.75%) Perl
3 237 (12.31%) Java
4 205 (10.64%) Bash Shell
5 181 (9.40%) Python
6 135 (7.01%) PHP
7 125 (6.49%) JavaScript
7 125 (6.49%) PowerShell
8 101 (5.24%) Ruby
9 74 (3.84%) Shell Script
10 59 (3.06%) C#
11 35 (1.82%) C++
12 29 (1.51%) C
13 27 (1.40%) VB.NET
14 20 (1.04%) Korn
15 17 (0.88%) T-SQL
16 15 (0.78%) ActionScript 2.0
16 15 (0.78%) ActionScript
17 12 (0.62%) Tcl
18 10 (0.52%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 529 (27.47%) Cisco Certification
2 442 (22.95%) CCNP
3 215 (11.16%) CCNA
4 190 (9.87%) Degree
5 147 (7.63%) CCIE
6 113 (5.87%) Security Cleared
6 113 (5.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 95 (4.93%) MCSE
8 79 (4.10%) SC Cleared
9 75 (3.89%) CCDP
10 74 (3.84%) CCSE
11 60 (3.12%) CCSA
12 50 (2.60%) DV Cleared
13 45 (2.34%) CISSP
14 41 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 32 (1.66%) Check Point Certification
16 30 (1.56%) MCP
17 25 (1.30%) JNCIP
18 24 (1.25%) CCSP
18 24 (1.25%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (4.26%) SLA
2 63 (3.27%) PCI DSS
3 47 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 39 (2.02%) QA
5 20 (1.04%) ISO 9001
6 15 (0.78%) WAI
7 6 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.31%) COBIT
8 1 (0.052%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 432 (22.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 329 (17.08%) Active Directory
3 133 (6.91%) Hyper-V
4 94 (4.88%) vSphere
5 92 (4.78%) VMware ESX
6 78 (4.05%) Oracle RAC
7 60 (3.12%) VMware ESXi
8 53 (2.75%) NFS
9 50 (2.60%) Firmware
10 40 (2.08%) UAG
11 38 (1.97%) XenServer
12 33 (1.71%) Forefront TMG
13 32 (1.66%) Xen
14 29 (1.51%) ISA Server
15 28 (1.45%) Sendmail
16 26 (1.35%) KVM
17 23 (1.19%) Postfix
17 23 (1.19%) vCloud
18 22 (1.14%) Varnish
19 19 (0.99%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 182 (9.45%) Puppet
2 142 (7.37%) Nagios
3 110 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
4 87 (4.52%) SCOM
5 55 (2.86%) NetBackup
6 52 (2.70%) SCCM
7 49 (2.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 43 (2.23%) Cacti
9 39 (2.02%) Norton AntiVirus
10 34 (1.77%) CiscoWorks
11 30 (1.56%) Icinga
11 30 (1.56%) WSUS
12 26 (1.35%) Ansible
13 25 (1.30%) ZABBIX
13 25 (1.30%) Cisco Prime
13 25 (1.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 25 (1.30%) Cisco CUCM
14 24 (1.25%) FortiGate
15 23 (1.19%) SELinux
16 21 (1.09%) Legato
Vendors
1 888 (46.11%) Cisco
2 621 (32.24%) VMware
3 489 (25.39%) F5
4 447 (23.21%) Microsoft
5 340 (17.65%) Juniper
5 340 (17.65%) CheckPoint
6 273 (14.17%) Red Hat
7 256 (13.29%) Oracle
8 242 (12.56%) HP
9 228 (11.84%) Citrix
10 133 (6.91%) SolarWinds
11 117 (6.07%) NetApp
12 91 (4.72%) IBM
13 77 (4.00%) EMC
14 72 (3.74%) Symantec
15 69 (3.58%) Riverbed
16 61 (3.17%) Dell
17 54 (2.80%) Sun
17 54 (2.80%) Veritas
18 53 (2.75%) Fortinet
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £44,000 per annum + Shift Allowance + Great benefits +
Posted: 3 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Arrows Group
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £35K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: Unspecified Excellent salary plus variable plus benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Red10
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Sony UK
Posted: 2 days ago
Ealing, London
RecruitmentRevolution.com
Salary: Excellent Salary Package + Full Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £85,000 to £150,000 per annum to GBP 150,000 plus variable + ben
Posted: 2 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bens + on Call + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £68000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits for the right person
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IPS
Posted: 2 days ago