The table below looks at the statistics for NLBS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NLBS over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Network Load Balancing Services (NLBS)
Rank - 897 890
Permanent jobs citing NLBS 0 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.002% 0.003%
As % of the System Software category - 0.017% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 4
Average salary - £50,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
UK excluding London average salary - £55,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year
- +7.31%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
13390 11542 11773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.92% 10.52% 10.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11351 9560 10123
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

NLBS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing NLBS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

NLBS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

NLBS
Salary Trend

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

NLBS Salary Trend in the UK