Period
to 5 December 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 5 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Balancing
Central London > City of London
6 months to
5 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 254 281 273
Rank change year-on-year +27 -8 +2
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 67 68 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.67% 0.61% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.65% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 62 55 49
City of London median annual salary £72,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.83% - -7.69%
10th Percentile £52,850 £43,000 £42,150
90th Percentile £85,000 £92,500 £89,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +23.81% -6.67%

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 9,300 10,393 9,548
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 93.60% 92.56% 93.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8,029 9,273 8,641
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +1.69%
10th Percentile £37,950 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% 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 5 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Load Balancing in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 46 (68.66%) Cisco
2 38 (56.72%) Firewall
3 35 (52.24%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (50.75%) LAN
5 31 (46.27%) CCNP
6 30 (44.78%) WAN
7 28 (41.79%) F5
8 27 (40.30%) Palo Alto
9 26 (38.81%) TCP/IP
10 25 (37.31%) BGP
11 23 (34.33%) VPN
11 23 (34.33%) Data Centre
12 21 (31.34%) AWS
12 21 (31.34%) OSPF
12 21 (31.34%) Finance
13 19 (28.36%) CheckPoint
13 19 (28.36%) ITIL
13 19 (28.36%) Azure
14 18 (26.87%) Microsoft
14 18 (26.87%) VLAN
15 17 (25.37%) CCNA
15 17 (25.37%) DNS
15 17 (25.37%) Network Security
16 16 (23.88%) Linux
17 15 (22.39%) Banking
18 14 (20.90%) HTTP
19 13 (19.40%) CCIE
19 13 (19.40%) Network Design
19 13 (19.40%) Multicast
20 12 (17.91%) Cisco Nexus

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 5 (7.46%) Apache
1 5 (7.46%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.99%) Confluence
3 1 (1.49%) nginx
3 1 (1.49%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 21 (31.34%) AWS
2 19 (28.36%) Azure
3 7 (10.45%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (8.96%) Serverless
5 5 (7.46%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (5.97%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 4 (5.97%) GCP
7 3 (4.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (2.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (2.99%) Amazon S3
8 2 (2.99%) Datadog
8 2 (2.99%) OpenShift
8 2 (2.99%) SaaS
8 2 (2.99%) Slack
9 1 (1.49%) Amazon Cognito
9 1 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (1.49%) Amazon ECS
9 1 (1.49%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (1.49%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (1.49%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 38 (56.72%) Firewall
2 34 (50.75%) LAN
3 30 (44.78%) WAN
4 26 (38.81%) TCP/IP
5 25 (37.31%) BGP
6 23 (34.33%) VPN
7 21 (31.34%) OSPF
8 18 (26.87%) VLAN
9 17 (25.37%) DNS
9 17 (25.37%) Network Security
10 14 (20.90%) HTTP
11 13 (19.40%) Multicast
12 12 (17.91%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (17.91%) DHCP
13 11 (16.42%) Cisco IOS
13 11 (16.42%) MPLS
13 11 (16.42%) NX-OS
14 10 (14.93%) IPsec
14 10 (14.93%) SSL
15 8 (11.94%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) MySQL
2 1 (1.49%) Amazon Aurora
2 1 (1.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (1.49%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (1.49%) Big Data
2 1 (1.49%) MariaDB
2 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (10.45%) Jenkins
2 6 (8.96%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (4.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.99%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.99%) GoCD
5 2 (2.99%) JIRA
5 2 (2.99%) JMeter
5 2 (2.99%) Selenium
6 1 (1.49%) GitLab
6 1 (1.49%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (31.34%) Finance
2 15 (22.39%) Banking
3 7 (10.45%) Financial Institution
4 4 (5.97%) Law
5 2 (2.99%) French Language
5 2 (2.99%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (62.69%) Network Engineer
2 29 (43.28%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (8.96%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (7.46%) Analyst
5 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Network Analyst
5 4 (5.97%) Network Security Analyst
5 4 (5.97%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Security Analyst
5 4 (5.97%) Security Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Senior DevOps
5 4 (5.97%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Lead Network Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Subject Matter Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.96%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (7.46%) 802.1X
3 4 (5.97%) LAMP
4 2 (2.99%) JSON
4 2 (2.99%) REST
5 1 (1.49%) J2EE
5 1 (1.49%) LDAP
5 1 (1.49%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (1.49%) SAML
5 1 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (34.33%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.96%) Clustering
3 3 (4.48%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (4.48%) Public Cloud
3 3 (4.48%) Video\Live Streaming
4 2 (2.99%) PKI
5 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.49%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.49%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.49%) Replication
5 1 (1.49%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.49%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.88%) Linux
2 8 (11.94%) Windows
3 6 (8.96%) Unix
4 4 (5.97%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.49%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.49%) VyOS
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.36%) ITIL
2 13 (19.40%) Network Design
3 10 (14.93%) Project Delivery
4 9 (13.43%) DevOps
5 7 (10.45%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (10.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 6 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (7.46%) Decision-Making
7 5 (7.46%) Statistics
8 4 (5.97%) High Availability
8 4 (5.97%) Information Security
8 4 (5.97%) Internal Audit
8 4 (5.97%) Open Source
8 4 (5.97%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (5.97%) Preventative Maintenance
8 4 (5.97%) Risk Management
9 3 (4.48%) Analytics
9 3 (4.48%) Capacity Management
9 3 (4.48%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (4.48%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.94%) Bash Shell
1 8 (11.94%) Python
2 7 (10.45%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.99%) Ruby
4 1 (1.49%) C
4 1 (1.49%) C#
4 1 (1.49%) Java
4 1 (1.49%) Perl
4 1 (1.49%) PHP
4 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.49%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (52.24%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (46.27%) CCNP
3 17 (25.37%) CCNA
4 13 (19.40%) CCIE
5 10 (14.93%) Degree
6 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (10.45%) CCSA
7 7 (10.45%) CCSE
7 7 (10.45%) MCSE
8 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.49%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.49%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.49%) MCITP
9 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) QA
2 2 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (2.99%) SLA
3 1 (1.49%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (13.43%) Docker
2 6 (8.96%) Active Directory
3 5 (7.46%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (7.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.99%) vSphere
5 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.49%) NFS
5 1 (1.49%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 9 (13.43%) Terraform
2 8 (11.94%) Kubernetes
3 6 (8.96%) Ansible
4 5 (7.46%) Puppet
5 4 (5.97%) Packer
6 3 (4.48%) Nagios
7 2 (2.99%) FortiGate
7 2 (2.99%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (2.99%) HP SiteScope
7 2 (2.99%) ZABBIX
8 1 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.49%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (1.49%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 46 (68.66%) Cisco
2 28 (41.79%) F5
3 27 (40.30%) Palo Alto
4 19 (28.36%) CheckPoint
5 18 (26.87%) Microsoft
6 12 (17.91%) Juniper
7 7 (10.45%) Aruba
7 7 (10.45%) Meraki
7 7 (10.45%) VMware
8 6 (8.96%) Arista
8 6 (8.96%) SolarWinds
9 5 (7.46%) Fortinet
9 5 (7.46%) HP
9 5 (7.46%) Symantec
10 4 (5.97%) Brocade
10 4 (5.97%) Google
11 3 (4.48%) Infoblox
11 3 (4.48%) NetApp
11 3 (4.48%) Splunk
11 3 (4.48%) Zscaler