Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Balancing
England > East of England
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 230 293 244
Rank change year-on-year +63 -49 +32
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 111 72 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.00% 0.61% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 0.68% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 75 55 116
East of England median annual salary £49,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.78% +4.55% +17.02%
10th Percentile £39,500 £36,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £70,700 £72,500 £80,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.58% -5.45% +4.76%

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 9,929 10,612 11,779
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 89.72% 89.98% 89.81%
Number of salaries quoted 7,351 8,613 9,796
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +43 61 £50,000 -16.67% 5
Cambridgeshire +38 38 £42,500 -29.17% 6
Suffolk -2 6 £57,500 +42.86% 1
Bedfordshire -3 5 £70,000 +16.67% 1
Essex +29 1 £57,500 -
Load Balancing
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 68 (61.26%) Firewall
2 55 (49.55%) Linux
3 54 (48.65%) VMware
4 46 (41.44%) Citrix
5 45 (40.54%) PowerShell
5 45 (40.54%) Amazon AWS
5 45 (40.54%) DevOps
6 43 (38.74%) Bash Shell
7 42 (37.84%) DNS
8 41 (36.94%) Cisco
8 41 (36.94%) Windows
9 40 (36.04%) VMware Infrastructure
9 40 (36.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 36 (32.43%) F5
10 36 (32.43%) Active Directory
11 32 (28.83%) Ansible
12 31 (27.93%) Data Centre
13 29 (26.13%) Configuration Management
13 29 (26.13%) Microsoft Azure
14 26 (23.42%) TCP/IP
14 26 (23.42%) Python
15 25 (22.52%) Puppet
16 24 (21.62%) Docker
16 24 (21.62%) Unix
17 22 (19.82%) Windows Server
17 22 (19.82%) Cisco Certification
17 22 (19.82%) Continuous Integration
18 21 (18.92%) Ruby
18 21 (18.92%) CCNP
19 20 (18.02%) CCNA

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 8 (7.21%) Apache
2 6 (5.41%) Apache Pig
2 6 (5.41%) Apache Solr
2 6 (5.41%) Apache Spark
2 6 (5.41%) Confluence
2 6 (5.41%) nginx
2 6 (5.41%) SAS
3 5 (4.50%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (4.50%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.70%) IIS
4 3 (2.70%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.70%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.80%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.80%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.90%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.90%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.80%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 45 (40.54%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (26.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (9.01%) Office 365
4 8 (7.21%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (4.50%) Stackdriver
6 2 (1.80%) IaaS
6 2 (1.80%) Serverless
7 1 (0.90%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.90%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.90%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.90%) GitHub
7 1 (0.90%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.90%) PaaS
7 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (61.26%) Firewall
2 42 (37.84%) DNS
3 26 (23.42%) TCP/IP
4 18 (16.22%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (14.41%) SAN
6 13 (11.71%) Network Security
6 13 (11.71%) SSL
7 12 (10.81%) WAN
8 11 (9.91%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (9.91%) Cisco Wireless
8 11 (9.91%) Wireless
9 10 (9.01%) VPN
10 8 (7.21%) VoIP
11 7 (6.31%) LAN
11 7 (6.31%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (5.41%) Kerberos
13 5 (4.50%) DHCP
13 5 (4.50%) HTTP
13 5 (4.50%) MPLS
13 5 (4.50%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.31%) Hadoop
3 6 (5.41%) Apache Hive
3 6 (5.41%) Apache Zeppelin
3 6 (5.41%) HBase
3 6 (5.41%) Power BI
3 6 (5.41%) Sqoop
4 5 (4.50%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.80%) Big Data
5 2 (1.80%) MySQL
5 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.90%) DB2
6 1 (0.90%) GIS
6 1 (0.90%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (15.32%) Jenkins
2 10 (9.01%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.41%) JIRA
4 3 (2.70%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.80%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (1.80%) Subversion
6 1 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (13.51%) Retail
2 4 (3.60%) Banking
2 4 (3.60%) Finance
2 4 (3.60%) Marketing
2 4 (3.60%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.80%) Advertising
4 1 (0.90%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 28 (25.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 23 (20.72%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (16.22%) Network Engineer
3 18 (16.22%) Support Engineer
4 15 (13.51%) AWS DevOps
4 15 (13.51%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 15 (13.51%) AWS Engineer
4 15 (13.51%) Infrastructure Support
4 15 (13.51%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 15 (13.51%) VMware Engineer
4 15 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (13.51%) VMware Support Engineer
5 13 (11.71%) Administrator
5 13 (11.71%) Analyst
6 10 (9.01%) Automation Engineer
7 9 (8.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 9 (8.11%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (7.21%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 8 (7.21%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 7 (6.31%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (18.02%) Middleware
2 7 (6.31%) LDAP
2 7 (6.31%) Web Services
3 6 (5.41%) Kafka
3 6 (5.41%) SparkR
4 4 (3.60%) 802.1X
4 4 (3.60%) REST
5 2 (1.80%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.80%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (1.80%) HTML
5 2 (1.80%) J2EE
5 2 (1.80%) jQuery
5 2 (1.80%) Node.js
5 2 (1.80%) OAuth
5 2 (1.80%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (1.80%) SAML
5 2 (1.80%) SOAP
5 2 (1.80%) XML
5 2 (1.80%) XML Messaging
6 1 (0.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 31 (27.93%) Data Centre
2 19 (17.12%) Public Cloud
3 16 (14.41%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (13.51%) Hybrid Cloud
4 15 (13.51%) Linux Command Line
5 9 (8.11%) Replication
6 7 (6.31%) iSeries
7 4 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.70%) Clustering
9 2 (1.80%) CMDB
9 2 (1.80%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.90%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.90%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 55 (49.55%) Linux
2 41 (36.94%) Windows
3 24 (21.62%) Unix
4 22 (19.82%) Windows Server
5 20 (18.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (9.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (5.41%) CentOS
7 6 (5.41%) VMS
8 5 (4.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.70%) Solaris
9 3 (2.70%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.80%) Debian
11 1 (0.90%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (40.54%) DevOps
2 40 (36.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 29 (26.13%) Configuration Management
4 22 (19.82%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (18.02%) Service Delivery
6 15 (13.51%) Continuous Deployment
6 15 (13.51%) Test Automation
7 13 (11.71%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (10.81%) Mentoring
8 12 (10.81%) Service Management
9 11 (9.91%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (7.21%) Analytics
10 8 (7.21%) Information Security
10 8 (7.21%) Migration
10 8 (7.21%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (6.31%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (6.31%) Data Privacy
11 7 (6.31%) Software Engineering
12 6 (5.41%) Microservices
12 6 (5.41%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 45 (40.54%) PowerShell
2 43 (38.74%) Bash Shell
3 26 (23.42%) Python
4 21 (18.92%) Ruby
5 19 (17.12%) JavaScript
6 11 (9.91%) SQL
7 10 (9.01%) Perl
8 9 (8.11%) C
9 6 (5.41%) Java
10 3 (2.70%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.80%) PHP
12 1 (0.90%) C#
12 1 (0.90%) C++
12 1 (0.90%) Erlang
12 1 (0.90%) Scala
12 1 (0.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (19.82%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (18.92%) CCNP
3 20 (18.02%) CCNA
4 9 (8.11%) MCSE
4 9 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (8.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (7.21%) CCA
5 8 (7.21%) Citrix Certification
6 7 (6.31%) CCDA
6 7 (6.31%) CCDP
7 4 (3.60%) Degree
8 3 (2.70%) CCIE
9 2 (1.80%) CCSE
9 2 (1.80%) CISSP
9 2 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.80%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.80%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (0.90%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.90%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.01%) SLA
2 4 (3.60%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.90%) SEPA
System Software
1 40 (36.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (32.43%) Active Directory
3 24 (21.62%) Docker
4 19 (17.12%) vSphere
5 15 (13.51%) Virtual Desktop
5 15 (13.51%) Virtual Servers
6 11 (9.91%) ProxySG
7 10 (9.01%) Hyper-V
8 8 (7.21%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (5.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 6 (5.41%) HDFS
10 2 (1.80%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.90%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.90%) Postfix
11 1 (0.90%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.90%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 32 (28.83%) Ansible
2 25 (22.52%) Puppet
3 17 (15.32%) vCenter Server
3 17 (15.32%) vRealize
4 12 (10.81%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (10.81%) Terraform
5 9 (8.11%) Cisco Prime
6 8 (7.21%) NetBackup
7 7 (6.31%) Cisco CUCM
7 7 (6.31%) Kubernetes
8 6 (5.41%) Ambari
8 6 (5.41%) Hadoop YARN
8 6 (5.41%) HAProxy
8 6 (5.41%) Oozie
9 2 (1.80%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (1.80%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 1 (0.90%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.90%) Observium
10 1 (0.90%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 54 (48.65%) VMware
2 46 (41.44%) Citrix
3 41 (36.94%) Cisco
4 36 (32.43%) F5
5 16 (14.41%) Splunk
6 15 (13.51%) AppDynamics
6 15 (13.51%) BMC
6 15 (13.51%) Fortinet
6 15 (13.51%) Microsoft
6 15 (13.51%) WorldPay
7 13 (11.71%) Juniper
7 13 (11.71%) Oracle
7 13 (11.71%) ServiceNow
8 12 (10.81%) IBM
8 12 (10.81%) Palo Alto
9 11 (9.91%) Blue Coat
10 10 (9.01%) HP
11 8 (7.21%) Google
11 8 (7.21%) NetApp
12 7 (6.31%) EMC