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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Load Balancing (NLB)
Rank 842 836 797
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -39
Permanent jobs citing Network Load Balancing 57 74 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.064% 0.079%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.060% 0.077% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 48 51 65
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,500 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,500 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +23.33%

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
94518 96399 86950
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.17% 82.80% 81.73%
Number of salaries quoted 77981 76960 71128
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%

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 1 September 2015 within the UK.

Network Load Balancing Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Load Balancing
Top 20 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 1 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
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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 +9 55 £45,000 -7.69% 10
Surrey +34 28 £45,000 -14.28% 1
South East +23 28 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Egham - 27 £45,000 - 1
London +6 14 £57,500 +1.76%
East of England -5 10 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Luton -1 5 £55,000 -12.00%
Hertfordshire -2 5 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Bedfordshire -6 5 £55,000 -12.00%
City of London +30 3 £55,000 -7.56%
Leeds -4 2 £67,500 +12.50%
West Yorkshire -4 2 £67,500 +12.50%
Wales -5 2 £36,250 -3.33% 1
Yorkshire -6 2 £67,500 +12.50%
South Wales -10 2 £36,250 -3.33% 1
Cardiff - 2 £36,250 - 1
Bristol -15 1 £37,500 - 1
South West -22 1 £37,500 -3.22% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £42,500 -
Reigate - 1 £50,000 -

Network Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 92 (85.98%) Microsoft
2 83 (77.57%) Windows
3 80 (74.77%) DNS
4 77 (71.96%) Firewall
5 76 (71.03%) Cisco
6 63 (58.88%) DHCP
6 63 (58.88%) Clustering
7 57 (53.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 57 (53.27%) Hyper-V
8 56 (52.34%) Cisco ASA
8 56 (52.34%) IIS
9 54 (50.47%) MS Exchange
10 53 (49.53%) SQL Server
10 53 (49.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 50 (46.73%) Linux
12 49 (45.79%) WAN
12 49 (45.79%) Microsoft Certification
13 46 (42.99%) Windows 7
13 46 (42.99%) Exchange Server 2010
14 44 (41.12%) MCSE
15 42 (39.25%) SAN
15 42 (39.25%) SQL Server 2008
15 42 (39.25%) SCCM
15 42 (39.25%) SCOM
16 41 (38.32%) Lync
16 41 (38.32%) Backup Exec
16 41 (38.32%) Symantec
17 40 (37.38%) MCSA
17 40 (37.38%) MCITP
18 39 (36.45%) Migration

Network Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 56 (52.34%) IIS
2 54 (50.47%) MS Exchange
3 46 (42.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 41 (38.32%) Lync
5 7 (6.54%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.80%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.80%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.80%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.87%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.87%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.87%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.93%) Live Communications Server
8 1 (0.93%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (7.48%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (8.41%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.74%) Office 365
4 2 (1.87%) Mimecast
4 2 (1.87%) CodePlex
5 1 (0.93%) Symantec.cloud
5 1 (0.93%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (74.77%) DNS
2 77 (71.96%) Firewall
3 63 (58.88%) DHCP
4 56 (52.34%) Cisco ASA
5 49 (45.79%) WAN
6 42 (39.25%) SAN
7 29 (27.10%) LAN
7 29 (27.10%) Skype
8 25 (23.36%) VPN
9 18 (16.82%) iSCSI
10 17 (15.89%) VLAN
11 15 (14.02%) BIG-IP
12 14 (13.08%) Cisco Nexus
13 12 (11.21%) TCP/IP
14 11 (10.28%) OSPF
14 11 (10.28%) BGP
15 10 (9.35%) Cisco PIX
16 9 (8.41%) EIGRP
17 8 (7.48%) Network Security
17 8 (7.48%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (49.53%) SQL Server
2 42 (39.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 39 (36.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.80%) Redis
4 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.87%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Jenkins
1 3 (2.80%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.93%) MSI
3 1 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 17 (15.89%) Finance
2 5 (4.67%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.67%) Publishing
3 1 (0.93%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 43 (40.19%) Systems Administrator
1 43 (40.19%) Administrator
2 12 (11.21%) Consultant
3 11 (10.28%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 11 (10.28%) Analyst
3 11 (10.28%) Team Leader
4 10 (9.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (8.41%) Network Team Leader
6 7 (6.54%) Network Engineer
7 6 (5.61%) Network Consultant
8 5 (4.67%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (4.67%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (3.74%) Operations Manager
9 4 (3.74%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (3.74%) Technical Engineer
10 3 (2.80%) Cisco Engineer
10 3 (2.80%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (2.80%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 3 (2.80%) Linux Administrator
10 3 (2.80%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.41%) 802.1X
2 7 (6.54%) Web Services
3 6 (5.61%) .NET
4 3 (2.80%) Memcached
4 3 (2.80%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (2.80%) AppFabric
5 2 (1.87%) JDBC
5 2 (1.87%) JMS
5 2 (1.87%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 63 (58.88%) Clustering
2 18 (16.82%) EqualLogic
3 13 (12.15%) Data Centre
4 7 (6.54%) Replication
5 6 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.74%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.74%) PKI
6 4 (3.74%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.80%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.80%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.87%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.87%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.93%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 83 (77.57%) Windows
2 57 (53.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 53 (49.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 50 (46.73%) Linux
5 46 (42.99%) Windows 7
6 10 (9.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (36.45%) Migration
2 20 (18.69%) ITIL
3 13 (12.15%) E-Commerce
3 13 (12.15%) Service Management
4 12 (11.21%) Capacity Planning
5 10 (9.35%) Project Management
6 9 (8.41%) Change Control
7 8 (7.48%) Network Management
7 8 (7.48%) Line Management
7 8 (7.48%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (6.54%) Mentoring
9 6 (5.61%) WAN Optimisation
9 6 (5.61%) DevOps
9 6 (5.61%) Service Delivery
9 6 (5.61%) Problem Management
10 5 (4.67%) Performance Management
10 5 (4.67%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (4.67%) Configuration Management
11 4 (3.74%) CRM
11 4 (3.74%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (18.69%) PowerShell
2 12 (11.21%) SQL
3 3 (2.80%) Python
3 3 (2.80%) Shell Script
3 3 (2.80%) Java
4 2 (1.87%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 49 (45.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (41.12%) MCSE
3 40 (37.38%) MCSA
3 40 (37.38%) MCITP
4 36 (33.64%) MCP
5 23 (21.50%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (12.15%) CCNP
7 12 (11.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (8.41%) CCNA
9 6 (5.61%) Degree
10 5 (4.67%) CCA
10 5 (4.67%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (3.74%) CCEA
11 4 (3.74%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (3.74%) VCP4
11 4 (3.74%) VCAP
12 2 (1.87%) CCSA
12 2 (1.87%) CCVP
12 2 (1.87%) Check Point Certification
12 2 (1.87%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (27.10%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 57 (53.27%) Hyper-V
2 39 (36.45%) Active Directory
3 26 (24.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (12.15%) VMware ESX
5 8 (7.48%) XenApp
6 6 (5.61%) ISA Server
7 5 (4.67%) vSphere
7 5 (4.67%) ProxySG
8 4 (3.74%) Xen
8 4 (3.74%) Terminal Server
9 2 (1.87%) NFS
9 2 (1.87%) Firmware
9 2 (1.87%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.87%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.93%) XenServer
10 1 (0.93%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 42 (39.25%) SCCM
1 42 (39.25%) SCOM
2 41 (38.32%) Backup Exec
3 37 (34.58%) WSUS
4 5 (4.67%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (3.74%) HP Data Protector
5 4 (3.74%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (3.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (3.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (2.80%) Nagios
7 2 (1.87%) CiscoWorks
7 2 (1.87%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.87%) Puppet
7 2 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.93%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.93%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.93%) OpenView
Vendors
1 92 (85.98%) Microsoft
2 76 (71.03%) Cisco
3 41 (38.32%) Symantec
4 33 (30.84%) VMware
5 28 (26.17%) HP
6 23 (21.50%) CheckPoint
7 22 (20.56%) Dell
8 16 (14.95%) Citrix
9 15 (14.02%) Juniper
10 12 (11.21%) F5
11 9 (8.41%) 3PAR
11 9 (8.41%) Red Hat
11 9 (8.41%) SonicWALL
12 8 (7.48%) SolarWinds
13 6 (5.61%) NetApp
14 5 (4.67%) McAfee
14 5 (4.67%) Akamai
14 5 (4.67%) Blue Coat
15 4 (3.74%) Brocade
15 4 (3.74%) Oracle
Midlands
Code Red Associates
Salary: Negotiable Salary (Dependent on Experience) + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health plan and Life Assu
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East Midlands
Code Red Associates
Salary: Negotiable Salary (Dependent on Experience) + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Technical Team Solutions
Salary: Very competitive salary with full benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Lewis Paige
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 14 days ago
Hertfordshire
Walter Samuel
Posted: 27 days ago
Stafford
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Comp Bens package
Posted: 27 days ago