Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Balancing
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 259 275 233
Rank change year-on-year +16 -42 +6
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 113 83 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.88% 0.67% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.75% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 69 57 117
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% - +26.37%
10th Percentile £42,000 £42,300 £46,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £80,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +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 11,553 11,044 13,010
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 89.70% 89.48% 89.42%
Number of salaries quoted 8,971 8,944 10,495
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 +23 58 £57,500 - 6
Cambridgeshire -14 42 £42,000 -35.38% 3
Essex +12 8 £50,000 -16.67%
Suffolk +2 5 £55,000 - 1
Load Balancing
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 84 (74.34%) Linux
2 65 (57.52%) DevOps
3 63 (55.75%) Firewall
4 53 (46.90%) Unix
5 52 (46.02%) Data Centre
6 50 (44.25%) Cisco
6 50 (44.25%) Citrix
7 49 (43.36%) DNS
7 49 (43.36%) Python
7 49 (43.36%) VMware
8 47 (41.59%) F5
9 45 (39.82%) PowerShell
10 42 (37.17%) Continuous Integration
10 42 (37.17%) Amazon AWS
11 41 (36.28%) Microsoft Azure
11 41 (36.28%) Windows
11 41 (36.28%) Public Cloud
12 37 (32.74%) vRealize
12 37 (32.74%) vCenter Server
13 36 (31.86%) Middleware
13 36 (31.86%) Fortinet
14 34 (30.09%) Bash Shell
15 33 (29.20%) Puppet
16 29 (25.66%) Opscode Chef
17 28 (24.78%) Internet
18 27 (23.89%) WAN
18 27 (23.89%) Configuration Management
18 27 (23.89%) Ansible
18 27 (23.89%) VMware Infrastructure
18 27 (23.89%) Continuous Deployment

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 (12.39%) WebLogic
2 11 (9.73%) Oracle Service Bus
2 11 (9.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (7.08%) Apache
3 8 (7.08%) WebSphere
4 5 (4.42%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.77%) Mule
6 2 (1.77%) nginx
6 2 (1.77%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 42 (37.17%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (36.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (12.39%) Akamai
4 10 (8.85%) SaaS
5 8 (7.08%) Office 365
6 4 (3.54%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (3.54%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.77%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (1.77%) Amazon Glacier
7 2 (1.77%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.88%) IaaS
8 1 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (55.75%) Firewall
2 49 (43.36%) DNS
3 28 (24.78%) Internet
4 27 (23.89%) WAN
5 26 (23.01%) SSL
6 23 (20.35%) VPN
7 22 (19.47%) Cisco ASA
8 20 (17.70%) MPLS
8 20 (17.70%) Network Security
9 19 (16.81%) BGP
9 19 (16.81%) HTTP
9 19 (16.81%) OSPF
10 18 (15.93%) DHCP
10 18 (15.93%) IPsec
11 16 (14.16%) LAN
12 15 (13.27%) DWDM
12 15 (13.27%) IGRP
12 15 (13.27%) NetScaler
13 14 (12.39%) DMVPN
13 14 (12.39%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.73%) MySQL
1 11 (9.73%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.77%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 25 (22.12%) Jenkins
2 16 (14.16%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.77%) Subversion
4 1 (0.88%) GitLab
General
1 11 (9.73%) Finance
2 10 (8.85%) Advertising
3 5 (4.42%) Retail
4 3 (2.65%) Games
4 3 (2.65%) Marketing
5 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (18.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (15.04%) Network Engineer
3 15 (13.27%) Automation Engineer
3 15 (13.27%) Systems Engineer
4 12 (10.62%) Analyst
4 12 (10.62%) Network Systems Engineer
5 11 (9.73%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 9 (7.96%) Automation Analyst
7 8 (7.08%) Cisco Engineer
7 8 (7.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 8 (7.08%) DBA
7 8 (7.08%) Oracle DBA
7 8 (7.08%) Oracle Specialist
7 8 (7.08%) SOA Specialist
8 7 (6.19%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 6 (5.31%) Administrator
9 6 (5.31%) Architect
9 6 (5.31%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (4.42%) Security Engineer
10 5 (4.42%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (31.86%) Middleware
2 24 (21.24%) XML
3 19 (16.81%) Web Services
4 15 (13.27%) 802.1X
5 13 (11.50%) HTML
6 11 (9.73%) LAMP
6 11 (9.73%) Oracle Fusion
6 11 (9.73%) REST
6 11 (9.73%) SOAP
6 11 (9.73%) XML Messaging
7 5 (4.42%) Django
8 4 (3.54%) boto
9 3 (2.65%) .NET
9 3 (2.65%) J2EE
9 3 (2.65%) J2SE
9 3 (2.65%) LDAP
9 3 (2.65%) Node.js
9 3 (2.65%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (1.77%) OAuth
11 1 (0.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 52 (46.02%) Data Centre
2 41 (36.28%) Public Cloud
3 24 (21.24%) Linux Command Line
4 16 (14.16%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (13.27%) Clustering
6 4 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.65%) Spread Betting
8 2 (1.77%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.77%) Fintech
8 2 (1.77%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.77%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.77%) Robotics
8 2 (1.77%) Wiki
9 1 (0.88%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.88%) IBM XIV
9 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.88%) User Experience
9 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 84 (74.34%) Linux
2 53 (46.90%) Unix
3 41 (36.28%) Windows
4 14 (12.39%) Solaris
5 10 (8.85%) Windows Server
5 10 (8.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (7.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.65%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (1.77%) VMS
9 1 (0.88%) AIX
9 1 (0.88%) CentOS
9 1 (0.88%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.88%) Debian
9 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (57.52%) DevOps
2 42 (37.17%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (23.89%) Configuration Management
3 27 (23.89%) Continuous Deployment
4 24 (21.24%) Test Automation
5 18 (15.93%) Mentoring
6 16 (14.16%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (14.16%) Service Management
7 15 (13.27%) Software Engineering
7 15 (13.27%) WAN Optimisation
8 14 (12.39%) Network Management
8 14 (12.39%) The Twelve-Factor App
9 13 (11.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 13 (11.50%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 12 (10.62%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (10.62%) Problem-Solving
11 11 (9.73%) Business Activity Monitoring
11 11 (9.73%) Data Integration
11 11 (9.73%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (9.73%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 49 (43.36%) Python
2 45 (39.82%) PowerShell
3 34 (30.09%) Bash Shell
4 25 (22.12%) Ruby
5 24 (21.24%) JavaScript
6 11 (9.73%) Java
7 10 (8.85%) SQL
8 5 (4.42%) Perl
9 3 (2.65%) C#
9 3 (2.65%) PHP
10 1 (0.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (16.81%) CCNP
1 19 (16.81%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (7.08%) CCA
2 8 (7.08%) CCNA
2 8 (7.08%) Citrix Certification
2 8 (7.08%) MCSE
2 8 (7.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (7.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (3.54%) CCIE
4 2 (1.77%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.77%) CCSA
4 2 (1.77%) CCSE
4 2 (1.77%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.77%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.16%) SLA
2 14 (12.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.54%) GDPR
4 2 (1.77%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (23.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (22.12%) Active Directory
3 24 (21.24%) Virtual Desktop
3 24 (21.24%) Virtual Servers
3 24 (21.24%) vSphere
4 18 (15.93%) Hyper-V
5 13 (11.50%) VMware NSX
6 9 (7.96%) Docker
7 2 (1.77%) Ceph
7 2 (1.77%) Varnish
8 1 (0.88%) NFS
8 1 (0.88%) Postfix
8 1 (0.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 37 (32.74%) vCenter Server
1 37 (32.74%) vRealize
2 33 (29.20%) Puppet
3 29 (25.66%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (23.89%) Ansible
5 16 (14.16%) Terraform
6 10 (8.85%) NetBackup
7 3 (2.65%) Grafana
7 3 (2.65%) Graphite
7 3 (2.65%) Kubernetes
7 3 (2.65%) Prometheus
8 2 (1.77%) Nessus
8 2 (1.77%) yum
9 1 (0.88%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.88%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 50 (44.25%) Cisco
1 50 (44.25%) Citrix
2 49 (43.36%) VMware
3 47 (41.59%) F5
4 36 (31.86%) Fortinet
5 24 (21.24%) AppDynamics
5 24 (21.24%) BMC
5 24 (21.24%) Splunk
5 24 (21.24%) WorldPay
6 21 (18.58%) CheckPoint
7 20 (17.70%) Juniper
8 18 (15.93%) Palo Alto
9 16 (14.16%) Blue Coat
9 16 (14.16%) Microsoft
10 15 (13.27%) Oracle
10 15 (13.27%) Riverbed
10 15 (13.27%) ServiceNow
11 14 (12.39%) Arista
11 14 (12.39%) Zscaler
12 13 (11.50%) Tufin