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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Load Balancing (NLB)
Rank 758 831 792
Rank change year-on-year
+73 -39
Permanent jobs citing Network Load Balancing 108 44 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.042% 0.085%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.051% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 74 38 85
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.64%

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
86105 85797 88471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.69% 82.28% 80.11%
Number of salaries quoted 70901 68441 74950
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 £72,500 £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 29 January 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 29 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 +77 104 £45,000 -1.63% 15
London +24 45 £49,000 +7.10% 7
West Yorkshire +14 25 £57,500 +2.22%
Yorkshire +13 25 £57,500 +2.22% 1
Leeds +30 23 £57,500 +2.22%
South East -17 15 £40,000 +23.07% 2
City of London +18 13 £62,500 +9.64% 4
South West -15 9 £35,000 +14.75% 1
Surrey - 8 £40,000 -
Woking - 8 £40,000 -
Wiltshire -6 5 £50,000 -9.09% 1
West Sussex - 5 £42,500 -
Leicester +32 4 £36,250 +22.88% 2
Leicestershire +30 4 £36,250 +22.88% 2
East Midlands +13 4 £36,250 -27.50% 2
Exeter +11 4 £29,500 -1.66%
Devon -1 4 £29,500 -2.47%
Chippenham - 4 £50,000 - 1
West Midlands -8 3 £46,000 -12.38% 2
Worthing - 3 £42,500 -
Staffordshire +8 2 £46,750 -33.21% 1
Buckinghamshire +4 2 £37,500 +15.38%
North West -7 2 £40,000 +19.40%
South Wales - 2 £35,000 -
Wales - 2 £35,000 -
Manchester - 2 £40,000 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £37,500 -
Stafford - 2 £46,750 - 1
Cwmbran - 2 £35,000 -
Torfaen - 2 £35,000 -

Network Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 107 (60.80%) Windows
2 106 (60.23%) Microsoft
3 90 (51.14%) Cisco
4 85 (48.30%) Active Directory
5 74 (42.05%) DNS
6 69 (39.20%) MS Exchange
7 67 (38.07%) Firewall
8 55 (31.25%) Clustering
8 55 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 54 (30.68%) DHCP
10 52 (29.55%) Exchange Server 2010
11 50 (28.41%) SQL Server
12 46 (26.14%) Cisco Certification
13 44 (25.00%) WAN
13 44 (25.00%) PowerShell
14 43 (24.43%) SAN
14 43 (24.43%) VMware
15 42 (23.86%) CheckPoint
15 42 (23.86%) IIS
16 41 (23.30%) Dell
17 40 (22.73%) HP
17 40 (22.73%) LAN
17 40 (22.73%) Hyper-V
18 39 (22.16%) MS Excel
18 39 (22.16%) ITIL
18 39 (22.16%) Migration
19 37 (21.02%) Lync
19 37 (21.02%) Network Monitoring
20 34 (19.32%) VMware Infrastructure
21 33 (18.75%) Finance

Network Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 69 (39.20%) MS Exchange
2 52 (29.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 42 (23.86%) IIS
4 37 (21.02%) Lync
5 31 (17.61%) SharePoint
6 30 (17.05%) Exchange Server 2013
7 17 (9.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 17 (9.66%) Apache
8 15 (8.52%) Exchange Server 2003
9 14 (7.95%) Tomcat
10 12 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2007
11 9 (5.11%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (3.41%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (2.27%) IBM Notes
13 4 (2.27%) Node.js
13 4 (2.27%) nginx
13 4 (2.27%) Office Communications Server
14 2 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (1.14%) WebLogic Portal
14 2 (1.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 39 (22.16%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.82%) MS Office
3 10 (5.68%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.57%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 24 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (7.95%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (6.25%) Office 365
4 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.57%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 74 (42.05%) DNS
2 67 (38.07%) Firewall
3 54 (30.68%) DHCP
4 44 (25.00%) WAN
5 43 (24.43%) SAN
6 40 (22.73%) LAN
7 33 (18.75%) VPN
8 31 (17.61%) TCP/IP
8 31 (17.61%) BGP
9 29 (16.48%) Unified Communications
10 28 (15.91%) Cisco ASA
11 27 (15.34%) Cisco Nexus
11 27 (15.34%) VoIP
12 26 (14.77%) Wireless
12 26 (14.77%) OSPF
13 24 (13.64%) Internet
14 20 (11.36%) SSL
15 17 (9.66%) EIGRP
15 17 (9.66%) FTP
16 16 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (28.41%) SQL Server
2 26 (14.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (5.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (5.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (3.98%) MySQL
5 6 (3.41%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.70%) DTS
9 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (1.14%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.14%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.27%) Visual Studio
1 4 (2.27%) Subversion
1 4 (2.27%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (18.75%) Finance
2 18 (10.23%) Back Office
3 10 (5.68%) Financial Institution
4 7 (3.98%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.41%) Banking
6 4 (2.27%) Legal
7 3 (1.70%) Retail
8 2 (1.14%) Law
9 1 (0.57%) International Banking
9 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (16.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 28 (15.91%) Systems Engineer
3 27 (15.34%) Analyst
4 24 (13.64%) Network Engineer
5 18 (10.23%) Architect
5 18 (10.23%) Network Analyst
6 14 (7.95%) Exchange Engineer
7 13 (7.39%) Web Engineer
7 13 (7.39%) Microsoft Specialist
7 13 (7.39%) Messaging Specialist
7 13 (7.39%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (7.39%) Exchange Specialist
8 12 (6.82%) Support Engineer
9 11 (6.25%) DBA
10 10 (5.68%) Administrator
10 10 (5.68%) SQL DBA
11 8 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 8 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
11 8 (4.55%) Team Leader
12 7 (3.98%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.80%) Web Services
2 13 (7.39%) XML
3 10 (5.68%) HTML
4 8 (4.55%) .NET
4 8 (4.55%) COM
5 7 (3.98%) J2EE
6 5 (2.84%) LAMP
7 4 (2.27%) CSS
7 4 (2.27%) JSP
7 4 (2.27%) CSS3
7 4 (2.27%) HTML5
7 4 (2.27%) RESTful
7 4 (2.27%) jQuery
8 3 (1.70%) WSH
9 2 (1.14%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (1.14%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (1.14%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.14%) Application Packaging
10 1 (0.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 55 (31.25%) Clustering
2 17 (9.66%) Replication
2 17 (9.66%) Blackberry
3 10 (5.68%) EqualLogic
4 6 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.84%) Hedge funds
5 5 (2.84%) Statistics
6 4 (2.27%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.27%) N-Tier
6 4 (2.27%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.27%) CLARiiON
6 4 (2.27%) PKI
6 4 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.14%) Symmetrix
7 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.14%) RIA
8 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.57%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 107 (60.80%) Windows
2 55 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (17.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (10.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (8.52%) Linux
6 7 (3.98%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.27%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.14%) Solaris
10 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.57%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.57%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (22.16%) ITIL
1 39 (22.16%) Migration
2 37 (21.02%) Network Monitoring
3 24 (13.64%) Database Security
4 21 (11.93%) Disaster Recovery
5 20 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (9.66%) Root Cause Analysis
7 16 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 14 (7.95%) Capacity Planning
8 14 (7.95%) DevOps
9 13 (7.39%) Configuration Management
9 13 (7.39%) Project Management
10 12 (6.82%) Change Control
10 12 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (6.25%) Problem Management
11 11 (6.25%) Service Management
12 10 (5.68%) E-Discovery
13 9 (5.11%) Low Latency
14 8 (4.55%) BPR
14 8 (4.55%) OO
Programming Languages
1 44 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 33 (18.75%) SQL
3 14 (7.95%) Java
4 13 (7.39%) T-SQL
5 5 (2.84%) PHP
6 4 (2.27%) C#
7 3 (1.70%) VBScript
8 2 (1.14%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.14%) C++
8 2 (1.14%) C
9 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 46 (26.14%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (17.61%) CCNP
3 23 (13.07%) CCNA
4 20 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (6.82%) CCSA
6 10 (5.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 9 (5.11%) CCVP
7 9 (5.11%) CCSP
7 9 (5.11%) Check Point Certification
7 9 (5.11%) Citrix Certification
8 8 (4.55%) MCSE
9 7 (3.98%) CCIE
10 6 (3.41%) SC Cleared
10 6 (3.41%) Security Cleared
10 6 (3.41%) Degree
11 5 (2.84%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (2.27%) CISSP
13 3 (1.70%) CCSE
14 2 (1.14%) MCP
14 2 (1.14%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (15.91%) SLA
2 14 (7.95%) PCI DSS
3 8 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 85 (48.30%) Active Directory
2 40 (22.73%) Hyper-V
3 34 (19.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (11.36%) VMware ESX
5 14 (7.95%) vSphere
6 12 (6.82%) XenDesktop
7 10 (5.68%) ISA Server
8 9 (5.11%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (5.11%) XenServer
9 8 (4.55%) NFS
10 6 (3.41%) XenApp
11 3 (1.70%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (1.70%) Firmware
11 3 (1.70%) Terminal Server
12 2 (1.14%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (14.20%) SCOM
2 23 (13.07%) SCCM
3 12 (6.82%) CiscoWorks
3 12 (6.82%) SolarWinds Orion
3 12 (6.82%) Cisco Prime
4 11 (6.25%) WSUS
5 10 (5.68%) HP SIM
6 9 (5.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 9 (5.11%) OpenView
7 8 (4.55%) SCVMM
8 6 (3.41%) Tivoli
8 6 (3.41%) Hyperic
9 5 (2.84%) Netcool
10 4 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (1.70%) Backup Exec
12 2 (1.14%) ARCserve
12 2 (1.14%) XenMobile
12 2 (1.14%) EdgeSight
13 1 (0.57%) SCDPM
13 1 (0.57%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 106 (60.23%) Microsoft
2 90 (51.14%) Cisco
3 43 (24.43%) VMware
4 42 (23.86%) CheckPoint
5 41 (23.30%) Dell
6 40 (22.73%) HP
7 28 (15.91%) SolarWinds
8 25 (14.20%) F5
9 22 (12.50%) Postini
10 20 (11.36%) Citrix
11 16 (9.09%) Symantec
11 16 (9.09%) Google
12 15 (8.52%) EMC
13 12 (6.82%) IBM
14 10 (5.68%) Nortel
15 9 (5.11%) Oracle
15 9 (5.11%) Avaya
15 9 (5.11%) Juniper
15 9 (5.11%) NetApp
15 9 (5.11%) Red Hat
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