Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Balancing
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 277 227 248
Rank change year-on-year -50 +21 +22
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 66 128 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.55% 1.03% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 1.16% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 45 91 86
East of England median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £47,000 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £75,000 £74,375
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% - +5.00%

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 East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 10,580 11,033 12,846
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 87.99% 88.93% 87.44%
Number of salaries quoted 8,591 9,079 10,521
East of England median annual salary £48,000 £45,344 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.86% +0.76% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £68,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Load Balancing in the East of England

Load Balancing
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Load Balancing in the East of England

Load Balancing
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Load Balancing in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Load Balancing in the East of England

Load Balancing
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the East of England region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -4 38 £52,500 -8.70% 10
Cambridgeshire -40 14 £82,500 +26.92% 1
Bedfordshire -3 9 £60,000 +18.81% 1
Essex +13 3 - -
Suffolk +16 2 £55,000 +100.00% 1
Load Balancing
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 East of England region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 35 (53.03%) Linux
2 27 (40.91%) Data Centre
3 26 (39.39%) Firewall
4 24 (36.36%) WAN
4 24 (36.36%) Cisco
5 23 (34.85%) CCNP
5 23 (34.85%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (34.85%) DevOps
6 22 (33.33%) LAN
7 21 (31.82%) Clustering
8 19 (28.79%) Unix
8 19 (28.79%) Internet
8 19 (28.79%) OSPF
8 19 (28.79%) BGP
9 17 (25.76%) CheckPoint
10 16 (24.24%) SSL
10 16 (24.24%) Network Security
11 15 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (22.73%) Finance
12 14 (21.21%) Solaris
12 14 (21.21%) Oracle
12 14 (21.21%) WebLogic
13 13 (19.70%) SQL
13 13 (19.70%) XML
13 13 (19.70%) Spanning Tree
13 13 (19.70%) Cisco Nexus
14 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
14 12 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
14 12 (18.18%) CCSE
14 12 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001

Load Balancing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 14 (21.21%) WebLogic
2 7 (10.61%) Apache
2 7 (10.61%) Oracle Service Bus
2 7 (10.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (10.61%) Tomcat
2 7 (10.61%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.15%) SaaS
2 6 (9.09%) Akamai
2 6 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (3.03%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (3.03%) Amazon Glacier
4 2 (3.03%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.52%) IaaS
5 1 (1.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (39.39%) Firewall
2 24 (36.36%) WAN
3 22 (33.33%) LAN
4 19 (28.79%) BGP
4 19 (28.79%) Internet
4 19 (28.79%) OSPF
5 16 (24.24%) Network Security
5 16 (24.24%) SSL
6 13 (19.70%) Cisco Nexus
6 13 (19.70%) Spanning Tree
7 12 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (15.15%) EIGRP
8 10 (15.15%) IPsec
8 10 (15.15%) VPN
9 8 (12.12%) DHCP
9 8 (12.12%) DNS
10 6 (9.09%) HTTP
10 6 (9.09%) HTTPS
10 6 (9.09%) IGRP
10 6 (9.09%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.15%) MySQL
2 7 (10.61%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 7 (10.61%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.55%) GitLab
2 3 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.52%) GoCD
General
1 15 (22.73%) Finance
2 8 (12.12%) Advertising
3 2 (3.03%) Games
4 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (16.67%) Architect
1 11 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 8 (12.12%) Consultant
2 8 (12.12%) Network Consultant
3 7 (10.61%) Check Point Consultant
3 7 (10.61%) Cisco Consultant
3 7 (10.61%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 7 (10.61%) Cisco Security Consultant
3 7 (10.61%) DBA
3 7 (10.61%) Network Security Consultant
3 7 (10.61%) Oracle DBA
3 7 (10.61%) Oracle Specialist
3 7 (10.61%) Security Consultant
3 7 (10.61%) SOA Specialist
3 7 (10.61%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (9.09%) Network Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.70%) XML
2 10 (15.15%) LAMP
2 10 (15.15%) Web Services
3 7 (10.61%) J2EE
3 7 (10.61%) J2SE
3 7 (10.61%) Middleware
3 7 (10.61%) Oracle Fusion
3 7 (10.61%) REST
3 7 (10.61%) SOAP
3 7 (10.61%) XML Messaging
4 6 (9.09%) 802.1X
4 6 (9.09%) HTML
5 3 (4.55%) .NET
5 3 (4.55%) Node.js
5 3 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.52%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (40.91%) Data Centre
2 21 (31.82%) Clustering
3 9 (13.64%) Public Cloud
4 7 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (6.06%) Fintech
5 4 (6.06%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (6.06%) Private Cloud
6 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.55%) Spread Betting
7 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.52%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 35 (53.03%) Linux
2 19 (28.79%) Unix
3 14 (21.21%) Solaris
4 7 (10.61%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (7.58%) Windows
6 3 (4.55%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.03%) Debian
8 1 (1.52%) CentOS
8 1 (1.52%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.85%) DevOps
2 15 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 11 (16.67%) Presales
4 10 (15.15%) Kalman Filter
4 10 (15.15%) Network Virtualisation
5 8 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (12.12%) Network Design
6 7 (10.61%) Business Activity Monitoring
6 7 (10.61%) Data Integration
6 7 (10.61%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (10.61%) OO
6 7 (10.61%) OOA/OOD
6 7 (10.61%) OWASP
6 7 (10.61%) Performance Analysis
6 7 (10.61%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (10.61%) SOA
6 7 (10.61%) Software Engineering
6 7 (10.61%) Task Automation
6 7 (10.61%) UML
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.70%) SQL
2 11 (16.67%) Java
2 11 (16.67%) Python
3 5 (7.58%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.55%) Bash Shell
4 3 (4.55%) C#
5 1 (1.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (34.85%) CCNP
1 23 (34.85%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (18.18%) CCSE
3 8 (12.12%) CCDP
4 5 (7.58%) CCNA
5 3 (4.55%) CCSA
5 3 (4.55%) Degree
6 2 (3.03%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (10.61%) SLA
3 2 (3.03%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (15.15%) Hyper-V
2 6 (9.09%) Docker
3 5 (7.58%) VMware NSX
4 3 (4.55%) Active Directory
5 2 (3.03%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (12.12%) Puppet
2 5 (7.58%) vCenter Server
2 5 (7.58%) vRealize
3 3 (4.55%) Ansible
3 3 (4.55%) Grafana
3 3 (4.55%) Graphite
3 3 (4.55%) Prometheus
4 1 (1.52%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.52%) Salt
4 1 (1.52%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (36.36%) Cisco
2 17 (25.76%) CheckPoint
3 14 (21.21%) Oracle
4 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 10 (15.15%) F5
5 10 (15.15%) Juniper
6 9 (13.64%) Blue Coat
6 9 (13.64%) Citrix
7 7 (10.61%) IBM
7 7 (10.61%) Sun
8 6 (9.09%) Arista
8 6 (9.09%) Riverbed
9 5 (7.58%) Aruba
9 5 (7.58%) Fortinet
9 5 (7.58%) Meraki
9 5 (7.58%) Palo Alto
9 5 (7.58%) Tufin
9 5 (7.58%) VMware
10 3 (4.55%) New Relic
10 3 (4.55%) SOTI