Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Load Balancing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Load Balancing over the 6 months to 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Balancing
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 270 288 285
Rank change year-on-year +18 -3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 60 43 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.58% 0.41% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.44% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 49 41 34
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.69% +15.04%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £95,500 £87,500 £79,625
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £52,250 £57,500
% change year-on-year +14.83% -9.13% +9.52%

Load Balancing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9,474 9,750 9,552
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.87% 93.15% 90.85%
Number of salaries quoted 8,423 8,693 8,702
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,800 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Load Balancing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Load Balancing in the City of London

Load Balancing
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Load Balancing in the City of London.

Salary trend for Load Balancing in the City of London

Load Balancing
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Load Balancing in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Load Balancing in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, IT jobs citing Load Balancing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 33 (55.00%) Firewall
2 26 (43.33%) VPN
3 23 (38.33%) TCP/IP
4 22 (36.67%) SQL
4 22 (36.67%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (36.67%) DevOps
5 20 (33.33%) Windows
6 19 (31.67%) Linux
6 19 (31.67%) Cisco
6 19 (31.67%) Microsoft
6 19 (31.67%) Docker
7 17 (28.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 17 (28.33%) MPLS
8 16 (26.67%) LAN
8 16 (26.67%) Finance
9 15 (25.00%) NoSQL
10 14 (23.33%) WAN
10 14 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (21.67%) CCNP
11 13 (21.67%) Data Centre
12 12 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 12 (20.00%) Node.js
12 12 (20.00%) REST
12 12 (20.00%) VLAN
12 12 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
13 11 (18.33%) BGP
13 11 (18.33%) SSL
13 11 (18.33%) Internet
13 11 (18.33%) Palo Alto
14 10 (16.67%) 802.1X

Load Balancing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 10 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (13.33%) Apache
3 6 (10.00%) IIS
4 5 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.00%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (5.00%) Skype for Business
6 2 (3.33%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.67%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.67%) JBoss
7 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (36.67%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (28.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (10.00%) IaaS
3 6 (10.00%) PaaS
4 4 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (6.67%) Amazon ELB
4 4 (6.67%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (6.67%) Amazon S3
5 2 (3.33%) Office 365
6 1 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.67%) GitHub
6 1 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.67%) npm
6 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (55.00%) Firewall
2 26 (43.33%) VPN
3 23 (38.33%) TCP/IP
4 17 (28.33%) MPLS
5 16 (26.67%) LAN
6 14 (23.33%) WAN
7 12 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
7 12 (20.00%) VLAN
8 11 (18.33%) BGP
8 11 (18.33%) Internet
8 11 (18.33%) SSL
9 10 (16.67%) DNS
9 10 (16.67%) OSPF
10 9 (15.00%) Ethernet
11 8 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (11.67%) Structured Cabling
13 6 (10.00%) Network Security
13 6 (10.00%) PBX
13 6 (10.00%) VoIP
13 6 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (8.33%) MySQL
4 4 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (6.67%) MariaDB
4 4 (6.67%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.33%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.67%) Cloud Spanner
7 1 (1.67%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.67%) Redis
7 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.67%) Subversion
3 3 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (3.33%) JIRA
5 1 (1.67%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.67%) GitLab
5 1 (1.67%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (26.67%) Finance
2 10 (16.67%) Banking
2 10 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 8 (13.33%) Law
4 7 (11.67%) Retail
5 6 (10.00%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 12 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 11 (18.33%) Architect
3 9 (15.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 8 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (11.67%) Junior
6 6 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Junior Architect
6 6 (10.00%) Lead Architect
6 6 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Support Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Azure Architect
8 4 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Lead DevOps
8 4 (6.67%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.00%) Node.js
1 12 (20.00%) REST
2 10 (16.67%) 802.1X
3 9 (15.00%) J2EE
3 9 (15.00%) WebSockets
4 5 (8.33%) Kafka
4 5 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (6.67%) .NET
5 4 (6.67%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (5.00%) LDAP
7 2 (3.33%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (1.67%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.67%) Electron Framework
8 1 (1.67%) JSON
8 1 (1.67%) Socket.IO
8 1 (1.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) Data Centre
2 9 (15.00%) Clustering
3 5 (8.33%) Replication
4 4 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (6.67%) Public Cloud
5 3 (5.00%) Private Cloud
6 2 (3.33%) HP StoreVirtual
6 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.67%) BYOD
7 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.67%) Fintech
7 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (33.33%) Windows
2 19 (31.67%) Linux
3 7 (11.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.00%) CentOS
5 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.67%) DevOps
2 12 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 10 (16.67%) Release Management
4 9 (15.00%) API Design
4 9 (15.00%) BPMN
5 7 (11.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (11.67%) High Availability
6 6 (10.00%) Migration
6 6 (10.00%) Network Design
7 5 (8.33%) Change Management
7 5 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.67%) Service Management
8 4 (6.67%) SQL Optimisation
8 4 (6.67%) Time Management
9 3 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (5.00%) Customer Requirements
9 3 (5.00%) Presales
9 3 (5.00%) Task Automation
9 3 (5.00%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 22 (36.67%) SQL
2 7 (11.67%) Python
3 6 (10.00%) Java
4 5 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 5 (8.33%) Ruby
5 4 (6.67%) Go
6 2 (3.33%) C#
7 1 (1.67%) Perl
7 1 (1.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (21.67%) CCNP
3 8 (13.33%) CCIE
3 8 (13.33%) MCSE
3 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (11.67%) CCSA
5 6 (10.00%) CCSE
6 3 (5.00%) CCNA
6 3 (5.00%) Degree
6 3 (5.00%) MCP
6 3 (5.00%) RHCSA
7 2 (3.33%) Linux+ Certification
8 1 (1.67%) AWS Certification
8 1 (1.67%) CCSP
8 1 (1.67%) MCSA
8 1 (1.67%) RHCE
8 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (31.67%) Docker
2 9 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.67%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (13.33%) Nagios
2 7 (11.67%) Kubernetes
2 7 (11.67%) Puppet
3 6 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (10.00%) Terraform
4 5 (8.33%) Prometheus
5 4 (6.67%) Docker Swarm
5 4 (6.67%) ZABBIX
6 3 (5.00%) Ansible
6 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (3.33%) Backup Exec
7 2 (3.33%) FortiGate
7 2 (3.33%) vCenter Server
8 1 (1.67%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (1.67%) Consul
8 1 (1.67%) Grafana
8 1 (1.67%) Packer
8 1 (1.67%) rkt
8 1 (1.67%) SCCM
8 1 (1.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (31.67%) Cisco
1 19 (31.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.33%) Palo Alto
3 10 (16.67%) F5
4 9 (15.00%) CheckPoint
4 9 (15.00%) VMware
5 5 (8.33%) HP
5 5 (8.33%) Juniper
5 5 (8.33%) Red Hat
6 4 (6.67%) SolarWinds
7 3 (5.00%) Citrix
8 2 (3.33%) Arista
8 2 (3.33%) Forcepoint
8 2 (3.33%) Symantec
8 2 (3.33%) Zscaler
9 1 (1.67%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.67%) Extreme Networks
9 1 (1.67%) ForeScout
9 1 (1.67%) Mitel
9 1 (1.67%) NetApp