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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Load Balancing over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Load Balancing (NLB)
Rank 835 922 919
Rank change year-on-year
+87 -3
Permanent jobs citing Network Load Balancing 64 55 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.050% 0.065%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.075% 0.057% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 48 46 53
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £37,500 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £61,300 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.70%

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
84858 95762 99159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.03% 87.55% 85.33%
Number of salaries quoted 70966 78846 79114
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 £32,500 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Network Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Network Load Balancing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 August 2016 within the UK.

Network Load Balancing Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Load Balancing
Top 23 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Load Balancing within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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
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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 +77 64 £45,000 - 1
London +56 26 £38,500 -30.00%
South East +16 15 £52,500 +16.66%
City of London +59 9 £36,500 -33.63%
South West - 8 £48,750 -
Bristol - 8 £48,750 -
Yorkshire +34 6 £67,500 - 1
Hertfordshire +21 6 £60,000 +9.09%
West Yorkshire +20 6 £67,500 -
East of England +6 6 £60,000 +9.09%
Berkshire - 6 £52,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 6 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 6 £60,000 -
Leeds +35 5 £70,000 +3.70%
Slough - 4 £52,500 -
West Sussex - 3 £55,000 -
Worthing - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £39,750 -
Birmingham - 1 £40,000 -
North West - 1 £37,500 -
St Albans - 1 £60,000 -
Liverpool - 1 £37,500 -
Merseyside - 1 £37,500 -

Network Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing Network 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 Network Load Balancing.

1 66 (65.35%) Microsoft
2 61 (60.40%) DNS
3 54 (53.47%) Windows
4 46 (45.54%) Firewall
5 43 (42.57%) VMware
6 42 (41.58%) Cisco
7 41 (40.59%) DHCP
8 40 (39.60%) Active Directory
9 39 (38.61%) Clustering
10 38 (37.62%) Windows Server
11 37 (36.63%) TCP/IP
12 36 (35.64%) F5
13 33 (32.67%) Linux
14 32 (31.68%) MS Exchange
14 32 (31.68%) LAN
14 32 (31.68%) WAN
15 31 (30.69%) Cisco ASA
16 30 (29.70%) Windows Server 2012
17 29 (28.71%) ITIL
17 29 (28.71%) HP
18 28 (27.72%) PowerShell
19 27 (26.73%) VMware Infrastructure
19 27 (26.73%) vSphere
20 26 (25.74%) VPN
21 25 (24.75%) Windows Server 2008
22 24 (23.76%) High Availability
23 23 (22.77%) SolarWinds
23 23 (22.77%) SQL Server
23 23 (22.77%) IIS
23 23 (22.77%) Citrix

Network 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 32 (31.68%) MS Exchange
2 23 (22.77%) IIS
3 19 (18.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (8.91%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (6.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (6.93%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (6.93%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (6.93%) SharePoint
6 6 (5.94%) Apache
6 6 (5.94%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (5.94%) Skype for Business
7 3 (2.97%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.98%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.98%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (16.83%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.91%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 20 (19.80%) Office 365
2 12 (11.88%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (8.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (7.92%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (5.94%) Mimecast
6 3 (2.97%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (60.40%) DNS
2 46 (45.54%) Firewall
3 41 (40.59%) DHCP
4 37 (36.63%) TCP/IP
5 32 (31.68%) LAN
5 32 (31.68%) WAN
6 31 (30.69%) Cisco ASA
7 26 (25.74%) VPN
8 23 (22.77%) BGP
9 21 (20.79%) EIGRP
9 21 (20.79%) OSPF
10 19 (18.81%) TACACS
11 18 (17.82%) Wireless
12 17 (16.83%) SNMP
13 16 (15.84%) Cisco PIX
13 16 (15.84%) FWSM
13 16 (15.84%) SAN
14 15 (14.85%) Internet
14 15 (14.85%) MPLS
15 14 (13.86%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (22.77%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.94%) Aerospike
3 6 (5.94%) MySQL
3 6 (5.94%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.97%) Big Data
4 3 (2.97%) Informix
4 3 (2.97%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.99%) DTS
5 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.94%) TeamCity
2 5 (4.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (1.98%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 8 (7.92%) Retail
2 6 (5.94%) Publishing
3 5 (4.95%) Finance
4 2 (1.98%) Back Office
4 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (23.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (20.79%) Network Engineer
3 11 (10.89%) Analyst
4 9 (8.91%) Architect
5 8 (7.92%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (6.93%) Administrator
6 7 (6.93%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
6 7 (6.93%) Server Engineer
6 7 (6.93%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (5.94%) Network Security Engineer
7 6 (5.94%) Security Engineer
7 6 (5.94%) Support Analyst
8 5 (4.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (4.95%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 5 (4.95%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (4.95%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 5 (4.95%) Consultant
8 5 (4.95%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (4.95%) Network Manager
8 5 (4.95%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.84%) 802.1X
2 9 (8.91%) RabbitMQ
2 9 (8.91%) Web Services
3 7 (6.93%) WSH
4 6 (5.94%) LAMP
5 5 (4.95%) .NET
6 3 (2.97%) Django
6 3 (2.97%) HTML
6 3 (2.97%) Node.js
6 3 (2.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (2.97%) XML
7 2 (1.98%) HTML5
7 2 (1.98%) jQuery
8 1 (0.99%) MSMQ
8 1 (0.99%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 39 (38.61%) Clustering
2 17 (16.83%) Data Centre
3 14 (13.86%) Algorithms
4 13 (12.87%) Replication
5 10 (9.90%) Private Cloud
6 8 (7.92%) Management Information System
6 8 (7.92%) Public Cloud
7 7 (6.93%) EPoS
8 6 (5.94%) EMC VNX
9 5 (4.95%) Virtual Team
10 3 (2.97%) Client/Server
10 3 (2.97%) RIA
10 3 (2.97%) Tandem
11 2 (1.98%) PKI
11 2 (1.98%) Spread Betting
12 1 (0.99%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.99%) CLARiiON
12 1 (0.99%) EMC VMAX
12 1 (0.99%) Statistics
12 1 (0.99%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 54 (53.47%) Windows
2 38 (37.62%) Windows Server
3 33 (32.67%) Linux
4 30 (29.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (24.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (21.78%) Windows 7
7 14 (13.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (9.90%) Windows 8
9 9 (8.91%) Solaris
9 9 (8.91%) Windows 10
10 6 (5.94%) CentOS
10 6 (5.94%) Ubuntu
11 4 (3.96%) Unix
12 1 (0.99%) VMS
12 1 (0.99%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.99%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (28.71%) ITIL
2 24 (23.76%) High Availability
3 14 (13.86%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (13.86%) DevOps
4 13 (12.87%) Network Management
5 11 (10.89%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (10.89%) Change Management
5 11 (10.89%) Data Security
5 11 (10.89%) Performance Monitoring
6 9 (8.91%) Network Design
6 9 (8.91%) Network Monitoring
6 9 (8.91%) Performance Management
6 9 (8.91%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 8 (7.92%) Continuous Deployment
7 8 (7.92%) ITIL V3
7 8 (7.92%) Logistics
8 7 (6.93%) Service Delivery
9 6 (5.94%) Change Control
9 6 (5.94%) PRINCE2
9 6 (5.94%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 28 (27.72%) PowerShell
2 17 (16.83%) Bash Shell
3 14 (13.86%) SQL
4 11 (10.89%) Python
5 8 (7.92%) Ruby
5 8 (7.92%) VBScript
6 6 (5.94%) R
7 3 (2.97%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.97%) PHP
8 2 (1.98%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.98%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (22.77%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (21.78%) CCNP
3 20 (19.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (16.83%) CCSP
5 16 (15.84%) MCSE
6 13 (12.87%) CCVP
7 12 (11.88%) SC Cleared
7 12 (11.88%) Security Cleared
8 11 (10.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (8.91%) CCDP
10 8 (7.92%) MCITP
11 5 (4.95%) CCDA
11 5 (4.95%) CCIE
12 4 (3.96%) CCNA
12 4 (3.96%) CCSA
12 4 (3.96%) Check Point Certification
13 2 (1.98%) MCSA
14 1 (0.99%) Degree
14 1 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (8.91%) SLA
3 4 (3.96%) QA
System Software
1 40 (39.60%) Active Directory
2 27 (26.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (26.73%) vSphere
3 18 (17.82%) Hyper-V
4 17 (16.83%) XenApp
5 13 (12.87%) Firmware
6 12 (11.88%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (8.91%) DFS Replication
8 6 (5.94%) VMware ESX
9 5 (4.95%) Terminal Server
10 4 (3.96%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (1.98%) ISA Server
11 2 (1.98%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (1.98%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.99%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.99%) NFS
12 1 (0.99%) UAG
12 1 (0.99%) vCloud
12 1 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.99%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (21.78%) SolarWinds Orion
2 20 (19.80%) SCCM
3 17 (16.83%) SCOM
4 14 (13.86%) Microsoft Clustering
5 9 (8.91%) McAfee ePO
5 9 (8.91%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 9 (8.91%) Puppet
5 9 (8.91%) SCDPM
6 8 (7.92%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (6.93%) Failover Clustering
7 7 (6.93%) Nagios
8 6 (5.94%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.98%) AirWatch
9 2 (1.98%) FortiGate
9 2 (1.98%) WSUS
10 1 (0.99%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.99%) LiteSpeed
10 1 (0.99%) Sysprep
10 1 (0.99%) vMotion
10 1 (0.99%) WMI
Vendors
1 66 (65.35%) Microsoft
2 43 (42.57%) VMware
3 42 (41.58%) Cisco
4 36 (35.64%) F5
5 29 (28.71%) HP
6 23 (22.77%) Citrix
6 23 (22.77%) SolarWinds
7 18 (17.82%) Juniper
8 11 (10.89%) Palo Alto
9 9 (8.91%) Intel Security
10 8 (7.92%) CheckPoint
10 8 (7.92%) Dell
11 7 (6.93%) CommVault
11 7 (6.93%) NetApp
11 7 (6.93%) ServiceNow
12 6 (5.94%) EMC
13 5 (4.95%) SonicWALL
14 3 (2.97%) 3PAR
14 3 (2.97%) Twitter
15 2 (1.98%) Aruba