Period
to 17 November 2018

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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Balancing
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 286 272 279
Rank change year-on-year -14 +7 +29
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 61 55 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.55% 0.54% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.59% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 49 51 60
City of London median annual salary £72,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.83% - +6.19%
10th Percentile £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £75,125
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +38.10% -4.55% +3.29%

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 10,177 9,393 10,592
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.64% 91.76% 90.46%
Number of salaries quoted 9,072 8,487 9,653
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,775 £36,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +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 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Load Balancing in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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 27 (44.26%) Firewall
1 27 (44.26%) DevOps
2 24 (39.34%) TCP/IP
3 23 (37.70%) Docker
4 22 (36.07%) VPN
5 21 (34.43%) Microsoft
5 21 (34.43%) Finance
6 20 (32.79%) SQL
7 18 (29.51%) Cisco
8 17 (27.87%) Windows
8 17 (27.87%) Linux
9 15 (24.59%) LAN
9 15 (24.59%) WAN
9 15 (24.59%) NoSQL
10 14 (22.95%) Node.js
10 14 (22.95%) Amazon AWS
10 14 (22.95%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (22.95%) MPLS
10 14 (22.95%) OSPF
10 14 (22.95%) BGP
10 14 (22.95%) Palo Alto
11 13 (21.31%) CCNP
11 13 (21.31%) DNS
11 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Azure
11 13 (21.31%) F5
12 12 (19.67%) REST
12 12 (19.67%) Puppet
12 12 (19.67%) VLAN
12 12 (19.67%) Banking
13 11 (18.03%) Clustering

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 (16.39%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (8.20%) Apache
3 3 (4.92%) IIS
3 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.92%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.28%) nginx
4 2 (3.28%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (3.28%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.28%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.64%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.64%) JBoss
5 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (22.95%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (14.75%) IaaS
3 9 (14.75%) PaaS
4 5 (8.20%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (8.20%) Amazon ELB
4 5 (8.20%) Amazon EMR
4 5 (8.20%) Amazon S3
5 4 (6.56%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (4.92%) SaaS
7 2 (3.28%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (3.28%) Office 365
8 1 (1.64%) BlazeMeter
8 1 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (1.64%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 27 (44.26%) Firewall
2 24 (39.34%) TCP/IP
3 22 (36.07%) VPN
4 15 (24.59%) LAN
4 15 (24.59%) WAN
5 14 (22.95%) BGP
5 14 (22.95%) MPLS
5 14 (22.95%) OSPF
6 13 (21.31%) DNS
7 12 (19.67%) VLAN
8 11 (18.03%) Cisco IOS
8 11 (18.03%) Internet
8 11 (18.03%) Reverse Proxy
9 10 (16.39%) Ethernet
9 10 (16.39%) Structured Cabling
10 9 (14.75%) NX-OS
11 7 (11.48%) VoIP
12 6 (9.84%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (8.20%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (8.20%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.59%) NoSQL
2 10 (16.39%) MySQL
3 7 (11.48%) MongoDB
4 5 (8.20%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (8.20%) MariaDB
4 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (3.28%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (3.28%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.64%) Blockchain
6 1 (1.64%) Cloud Spanner
6 1 (1.64%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.64%) Redis
6 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (13.11%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.20%) Subversion
3 4 (6.56%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.28%) JIRA
5 1 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.64%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.64%) JMeter
5 1 (1.64%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.64%) NeoLoad
5 1 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (34.43%) Finance
2 12 (19.67%) Banking
3 10 (16.39%) Law
3 10 (16.39%) Telecoms
4 9 (14.75%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.28%) Retail
6 1 (1.64%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.64%) Games
6 1 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (22.95%) Network Engineer
2 12 (19.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 11 (18.03%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (16.39%) Architect
4 10 (16.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (14.75%) Cisco Engineer
5 9 (14.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 9 (14.75%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 9 (14.75%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) Junior
7 6 (9.84%) Azure Engineer
7 6 (9.84%) Junior Architect
7 6 (9.84%) Lead Architect
8 5 (8.20%) Lead DevOps
8 5 (8.20%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 4 (6.56%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
9 4 (6.56%) Support Engineer
10 3 (4.92%) Azure Architect
10 3 (4.92%) Technical Leader
11 2 (3.28%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.95%) Node.js
2 12 (19.67%) REST
3 10 (16.39%) 802.1X
4 9 (14.75%) J2EE
4 9 (14.75%) WebSockets
5 6 (9.84%) Kafka
5 6 (9.84%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (8.20%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (3.28%) .NET
7 2 (3.28%) LDAP
8 1 (1.64%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.64%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (1.64%) Electron Framework
8 1 (1.64%) JSON
8 1 (1.64%) Socket.IO
8 1 (1.64%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) Clustering
2 9 (14.75%) Data Centre
3 6 (9.84%) Replication
4 5 (8.20%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (8.20%) PKI
5 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.92%) Public Cloud
6 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.28%) HP StoreVirtual
6 2 (3.28%) User Experience
7 1 (1.64%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.64%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.87%) Linux
1 17 (27.87%) Windows
2 10 (16.39%) Windows Server
3 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (6.56%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.28%) CentOS
5 2 (3.28%) Unix
6 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (44.26%) DevOps
2 10 (16.39%) Configuration Management
2 10 (16.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 10 (16.39%) Release Management
3 9 (14.75%) API Design
3 9 (14.75%) BPMN
3 9 (14.75%) Network Design
4 8 (13.11%) Migration
5 7 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (9.84%) Network Virtualisation
7 5 (8.20%) SQL Optimisation
7 5 (8.20%) Time Management
8 4 (6.56%) High Availability
8 4 (6.56%) ITIL
8 4 (6.56%) Test Automation
9 3 (4.92%) Artificial Intelligence
9 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 3 (4.92%) Service Management
9 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.92%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.79%) SQL
2 11 (18.03%) Python
3 9 (14.75%) PowerShell
4 7 (11.48%) Java
5 5 (8.20%) Go
5 5 (8.20%) Ruby
6 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.28%) C#
6 2 (3.28%) Haskell
6 2 (3.28%) Scala
7 1 (1.64%) Perl
7 1 (1.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (22.95%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (21.31%) CCNP
3 11 (18.03%) MCSE
3 11 (18.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (16.39%) CCIE
4 10 (16.39%) CCSA
5 9 (14.75%) CCSE
6 3 (4.92%) MCP
7 2 (3.28%) Linux+ Certification
7 2 (3.28%) RHCSA
8 1 (1.64%) CCNA
8 1 (1.64%) CCSP
8 1 (1.64%) Degree
8 1 (1.64%) ISEB
8 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.64%) MCSA
8 1 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (37.70%) Docker
2 9 (14.75%) Active Directory
3 7 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.28%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.28%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.64%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.64%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (19.67%) Puppet
2 11 (18.03%) Nagios
2 11 (18.03%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (13.11%) Kubernetes
3 8 (13.11%) Terraform
4 7 (11.48%) ZABBIX
5 6 (9.84%) Ansible
6 5 (8.20%) Docker Swarm
6 5 (8.20%) Prometheus
7 2 (3.28%) Backup Exec
7 2 (3.28%) FortiGate
7 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (3.28%) vCenter Server
8 1 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (1.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (34.43%) Microsoft
2 18 (29.51%) Cisco
3 14 (22.95%) Palo Alto
4 13 (21.31%) F5
5 10 (16.39%) CheckPoint
6 7 (11.48%) VMware
7 4 (6.56%) HP
7 4 (6.56%) Juniper
7 4 (6.56%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.92%) SolarWinds
9 2 (3.28%) Arista
9 2 (3.28%) Citrix
9 2 (3.28%) Forcepoint
9 2 (3.28%) Symantec
10 1 (1.64%) Extreme Networks
10 1 (1.64%) ForeScout
10 1 (1.64%) Lotus
10 1 (1.64%) Mitel
10 1 (1.64%) NetApp
10 1 (1.64%) Oracle