The table below looks at the statistics for Network 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 Network Load Balancing over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Load Balancing (NLB)
Rank 800 845 767
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -78
Permanent jobs citing Network Load Balancing 87 49 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.046% 0.099%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.098% 0.056% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 58 45 97
Average salary £43,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.42% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £58,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £38,250
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +24.18%

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
88683 88197 85657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.84% 82.39% 80.06%
Number of salaries quoted 72219 69978 71435
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%

Network Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Load Balancing within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Network Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Load Balancing
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Load Balancing within the UK.

Network Load Balancing Salary Trend in the UK

Network Load Balancing
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Load Balancing over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 within the UK.

Network Load Balancing Salary Histogram in the UK

Network 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 Network Load Balancing within the UK over the 3 months to 2 March 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
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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 +55 83 £43,500 -8.42% 8
London +45 42 £60,000 +14.28% 2
City of London +18 14 £63,750 +8.51% 2
Yorkshire +6 13 £57,500 - 1
Leeds +6 13 £57,500 -
West Yorkshire -1 13 £57,500 -
South East -26 12 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Woking - 9 £40,000 -
Surrey - 9 £40,000 -
East Midlands +26 5 £37,500 -21.05%
Leicester +25 4 £36,250 +27.19%
Leicestershire +21 4 £36,250 +27.19%
Bedfordshire +16 4 £32,500 -
Luton +3 4 £32,500 -
East of England +1 4 £32,500 -
West Sussex +1 3 £40,000 -
South West -3 3 £42,500 -29.16% 1
Wiltshire +6 2 £39,750 -33.75%
Manchester +1 2 £40,000 -20.00%
Worthing -4 2 £41,250 +3.12%
North West -16 2 £40,000 +19.40%
West Midlands -25 2 £46,750 -1.57% 2
Staffordshire - 2 £46,750 - 1
Stafford - 2 £46,750 - 1
Scotland +17 1 - - 1
Torfaen - 1 £35,000 -
Wales - 1 £35,000 -
South Wales - 1 £35,000 -
Linlithgow - 1 - -
Bournemouth - 1 £42,500 -

Network Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Network 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 Network Load Balancing.

1 99 (56.90%) Microsoft
2 97 (55.75%) Cisco
3 95 (54.60%) Windows
4 75 (43.10%) Active Directory
5 64 (36.78%) Firewall
6 62 (35.63%) DNS
6 62 (35.63%) MS Exchange
7 60 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
7 60 (34.48%) Clustering
8 52 (29.89%) WAN
9 50 (28.74%) Windows Server 2008
10 49 (28.16%) SQL Server
11 47 (27.01%) DHCP
12 46 (26.44%) Exchange Server 2010
13 45 (25.86%) Network Monitoring
14 44 (25.29%) Hyper-V
14 44 (25.29%) LAN
14 44 (25.29%) ITIL
14 44 (25.29%) CheckPoint
15 42 (24.14%) VMware
16 41 (23.56%) Dell
17 39 (22.41%) HP
17 39 (22.41%) SAN
17 39 (22.41%) BGP
18 38 (21.84%) PowerShell
19 37 (21.26%) IIS
20 36 (20.69%) Migration
20 36 (20.69%) Cisco Nexus
21 35 (20.11%) VMware Infrastructure
22 34 (19.54%) SolarWinds

Network Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Network 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 Network Load Balancing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 62 (35.63%) MS Exchange
2 46 (26.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (21.26%) IIS
4 31 (17.82%) Lync
5 29 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 25 (14.37%) Exchange Server 2013
7 17 (9.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 16 (9.20%) Apache
9 13 (7.47%) Tomcat
9 13 (7.47%) Exchange Server 2003
10 10 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2007
10 10 (5.75%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (4.02%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (2.30%) Node.js
12 4 (2.30%) nginx
13 2 (1.15%) Office Communications Server
13 2 (1.15%) WebSphere
13 2 (1.15%) MS Project Server
13 2 (1.15%) IBM Notes
13 2 (1.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 31 (17.82%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.90%) MS Office
3 10 (5.75%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 20 (11.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (5.17%) Office 365
4 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.57%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 64 (36.78%) Firewall
2 62 (35.63%) DNS
3 52 (29.89%) WAN
4 47 (27.01%) DHCP
5 44 (25.29%) LAN
6 39 (22.41%) SAN
6 39 (22.41%) BGP
7 36 (20.69%) Cisco Nexus
8 32 (18.39%) OSPF
8 32 (18.39%) Wireless
8 32 (18.39%) TCP/IP
8 32 (18.39%) VPN
9 30 (17.24%) Cisco ASA
10 26 (14.94%) VoIP
11 25 (14.37%) Unified Communications
12 22 (12.64%) Internet
13 17 (9.77%) EIGRP
13 17 (9.77%) SSL
14 16 (9.20%) HTTP
14 16 (9.20%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (28.16%) SQL Server
2 28 (16.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (5.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (4.60%) MySQL
5 6 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (2.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.72%) DTS
9 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.15%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.15%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.30%) Visual Studio
1 4 (2.30%) Subversion
1 4 (2.30%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (18.39%) Finance
2 14 (8.05%) Back Office
3 13 (7.47%) Financial Institution
4 8 (4.60%) Banking
5 7 (4.02%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.87%) Retail
7 4 (2.30%) Publishing
8 2 (1.15%) Law
8 2 (1.15%) Legal
8 2 (1.15%) Local Government
9 1 (0.57%) International Banking
9 1 (0.57%) Marketing
9 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (17.24%) Network Engineer
2 26 (14.94%) Systems Engineer
3 23 (13.22%) Architect
3 23 (13.22%) Analyst
4 21 (12.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (9.20%) Network Analyst
6 12 (6.90%) DBA
6 12 (6.90%) Exchange Engineer
7 11 (6.32%) Exchange Specialist
7 11 (6.32%) SQL DBA
7 11 (6.32%) Messaging Specialist
7 11 (6.32%) Administrator
7 11 (6.32%) Microsoft Specialist
8 10 (5.75%) Support Engineer
8 10 (5.75%) Team Leader
8 10 (5.75%) Server Engineer
9 8 (4.60%) Senior Network Engineer
9 8 (4.60%) Technical Architect
10 7 (4.02%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 6 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.34%) Web Services
2 13 (7.47%) XML
3 10 (5.75%) .NET
4 9 (5.17%) HTML
5 6 (3.45%) J2EE
6 5 (2.87%) LAMP
7 4 (2.30%) jQuery
7 4 (2.30%) RESTful
7 4 (2.30%) HTML5
7 4 (2.30%) COM
7 4 (2.30%) CSS
7 4 (2.30%) JSP
7 4 (2.30%) CSS3
8 3 (1.72%) WSH
8 3 (1.72%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (1.15%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (1.15%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.15%) Application Packaging
10 1 (0.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 60 (34.48%) Clustering
2 18 (10.34%) Replication
3 16 (9.20%) Blackberry
4 10 (5.75%) EqualLogic
5 6 (3.45%) CLARiiON
6 5 (2.87%) Hedge funds
6 5 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.87%) Statistics
7 4 (2.30%) PKI
7 4 (2.30%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.30%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.72%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.15%) Symmetrix
9 2 (1.15%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.15%) RIA
9 2 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.15%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.57%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 95 (54.60%) Windows
2 50 (28.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (15.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (11.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (8.05%) Linux
6 7 (4.02%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.30%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.15%) Solaris
9 1 (0.57%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (25.86%) Network Monitoring
2 44 (25.29%) ITIL
3 36 (20.69%) Migration
4 21 (12.07%) Disaster Recovery
5 18 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
6 17 (9.77%) Database Security
6 17 (9.77%) Project Management
7 16 (9.20%) Configuration Management
8 15 (8.62%) Change Control
9 14 (8.05%) Root Cause Analysis
10 13 (7.47%) Performance Tuning
10 13 (7.47%) Problem Management
10 13 (7.47%) Service Delivery
10 13 (7.47%) E-Commerce
11 12 (6.90%) Service Management
11 12 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (6.90%) Low Latency
12 9 (5.17%) Mentoring
12 9 (5.17%) DevOps
12 9 (5.17%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 38 (21.84%) PowerShell
2 33 (18.97%) SQL
3 14 (8.05%) T-SQL
4 13 (7.47%) Java
5 6 (3.45%) PHP
6 4 (2.30%) C#
7 3 (1.72%) VBScript
8 2 (1.15%) C++
8 2 (1.15%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.15%) C
9 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 60 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (19.54%) CCNP
2 34 (19.54%) CCNA
3 22 (12.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (6.90%) CCSA
5 10 (5.75%) MCSE
5 10 (5.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 9 (5.17%) CCIE
6 9 (5.17%) CCSP
6 9 (5.17%) Citrix Certification
6 9 (5.17%) CCVP
6 9 (5.17%) Check Point Certification
7 7 (4.02%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (4.02%) Degree
8 6 (3.45%) SC Cleared
8 6 (3.45%) Security Cleared
8 6 (3.45%) MCSA
9 3 (1.72%) CCSE
9 3 (1.72%) VCP4
10 2 (1.15%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (16.09%) SLA
2 16 (9.20%) PCI DSS
3 9 (5.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 75 (43.10%) Active Directory
2 44 (25.29%) Hyper-V
3 35 (20.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (12.07%) VMware ESX
5 15 (8.62%) vSphere
6 12 (6.90%) XenDesktop
7 10 (5.75%) ISA Server
8 9 (5.17%) XenServer
9 8 (4.60%) XenApp
9 8 (4.60%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (4.02%) NFS
11 3 (1.72%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (1.72%) Firmware
11 3 (1.72%) Terminal Server
12 2 (1.15%) Terminal Services
12 2 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 24 (13.79%) SCCM
2 21 (12.07%) SCOM
3 14 (8.05%) Cisco Prime
4 13 (7.47%) WSUS
5 12 (6.90%) SolarWinds Orion
5 12 (6.90%) CiscoWorks
6 10 (5.75%) HP SIM
7 9 (5.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 9 (5.17%) OpenView
8 8 (4.60%) SCVMM
9 5 (2.87%) Tivoli
9 5 (2.87%) Hyperic
10 4 (2.30%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (2.30%) Netcool
11 3 (1.72%) Backup Exec
12 2 (1.15%) ARCserve
12 2 (1.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 2 (1.15%) XenMobile
12 2 (1.15%) EdgeSight
13 1 (0.57%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 99 (56.90%) Microsoft
2 97 (55.75%) Cisco
3 44 (25.29%) CheckPoint
4 42 (24.14%) VMware
5 41 (23.56%) Dell
6 39 (22.41%) HP
7 34 (19.54%) SolarWinds
8 30 (17.24%) F5
9 24 (13.79%) Citrix
10 20 (11.49%) Postini
11 17 (9.77%) EMC
12 14 (8.05%) Google
12 14 (8.05%) Symantec
13 10 (5.75%) Nortel
13 10 (5.75%) IBM
13 10 (5.75%) Juniper
14 9 (5.17%) NetApp
15 8 (4.60%) Oracle
16 7 (4.02%) Avaya
17 6 (3.45%) Red Hat
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