Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Balancing
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 241 287 259
Rank change year-on-year +46 -28 -11
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 126 82 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.04% 0.66% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 0.74% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 79 72 115
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -4.35% +27.78%
10th Percentile £39,900 £36,750 £41,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,500 £80,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £54,290
% change year-on-year - -3.30% +8.58%

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 10,797 11,110 12,719
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 89.14% 89.41% 89.61%
Number of salaries quoted 8,065 8,879 10,390
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,868 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,000 £68,750 £67,500
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 20 July 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 20 July 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 +28 58 £50,000 -16.67% 7
Cambridgeshire +32 54 £42,000 -30.00% 2
Suffolk -14 7 £56,250 +33.93%
Essex +35 5 £50,000 -16.67% 1
Bedfordshire +16 2 - -
Load Balancing
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 82 (65.08%) Linux
2 73 (57.94%) Firewall
3 70 (55.56%) VMware
4 67 (53.17%) DevOps
5 64 (50.79%) Citrix
6 62 (49.21%) PowerShell
7 61 (48.41%) Amazon AWS
8 60 (47.62%) Windows
9 59 (46.83%) DNS
10 58 (46.03%) Cisco
10 58 (46.03%) F5
11 51 (40.48%) Bash Shell
11 51 (40.48%) Data Centre
12 50 (39.68%) Unix
13 49 (38.89%) Python
13 49 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
14 46 (36.51%) VMware Infrastructure
14 46 (36.51%) Continuous Integration
15 42 (33.33%) Middleware
15 42 (33.33%) Ansible
16 41 (32.54%) Public Cloud
17 40 (31.75%) Active Directory
18 38 (30.16%) Configuration Management
18 38 (30.16%) vRealize
18 38 (30.16%) vCenter Server
19 37 (29.37%) Puppet
19 37 (29.37%) Fortinet
20 33 (26.19%) Ruby
21 32 (25.40%) JavaScript
21 32 (25.40%) Jenkins

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 11 (8.73%) WebLogic
2 10 (7.94%) Apache
3 8 (6.35%) Oracle Service Bus
3 8 (6.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (4.76%) WebSphere
5 5 (3.97%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.17%) nginx
7 3 (2.38%) Confluence
7 3 (2.38%) IIS
7 3 (2.38%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.59%) Apache Pig
8 2 (1.59%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.59%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.59%) Mule
8 2 (1.59%) SAS
9 1 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.59%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 61 (48.41%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (11.11%) Office 365
4 8 (6.35%) Akamai
5 7 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.59%) Serverless
6 2 (1.59%) Stackdriver
7 1 (0.79%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.79%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.79%) GitHub
7 1 (0.79%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.79%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (57.94%) Firewall
2 59 (46.83%) DNS
3 24 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
4 20 (15.87%) SAN
5 17 (13.49%) Network Security
5 17 (13.49%) TCP/IP
6 16 (12.70%) WAN
7 15 (11.90%) HTTP
7 15 (11.90%) Internet
7 15 (11.90%) VPN
8 14 (11.11%) MPLS
8 14 (11.11%) SSL
9 12 (9.52%) DHCP
9 12 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (7.94%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (7.94%) NetScaler
11 9 (7.14%) BGP
11 9 (7.14%) Cisco Wireless
11 9 (7.14%) OSPF
11 9 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.35%) Oracle Database 12c
1 8 (6.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.38%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.59%) Apache Hive
3 2 (1.59%) Apache Zeppelin
3 2 (1.59%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.59%) HBase
3 2 (1.59%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.59%) MySQL
3 2 (1.59%) Power BI
3 2 (1.59%) Sqoop
4 1 (0.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.79%) Big Data
4 1 (0.79%) DB2
4 1 (0.79%) GIS
4 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (25.40%) Jenkins
2 16 (12.70%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.17%) Subversion
4 3 (2.38%) Bitbucket
4 3 (2.38%) JIRA
5 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (9.52%) Retail
2 7 (5.56%) Advertising
3 5 (3.97%) Marketing
4 4 (3.17%) Banking
4 4 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.38%) Finance
6 1 (0.79%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 23 (18.25%) Network Engineer
3 19 (15.08%) Analyst
3 19 (15.08%) Automation Engineer
4 13 (10.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 12 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
5 12 (9.52%) Support Engineer
6 11 (8.73%) Automation Analyst
7 10 (7.94%) Administrator
7 10 (7.94%) Network Security Engineer
7 10 (7.94%) Security Engineer
8 8 (6.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 8 (6.35%) AWS DevOps
8 8 (6.35%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 8 (6.35%) AWS Engineer
8 8 (6.35%) Infrastructure Support
8 8 (6.35%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 8 (6.35%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (6.35%) Systems Engineer
8 8 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (33.33%) Middleware
2 16 (12.70%) Web Services
3 15 (11.90%) XML
4 9 (7.14%) 802.1X
4 9 (7.14%) HTML
5 8 (6.35%) Oracle Fusion
5 8 (6.35%) REST
5 8 (6.35%) SOAP
5 8 (6.35%) XML Messaging
6 5 (3.97%) Django
7 4 (3.17%) boto
7 4 (3.17%) LDAP
7 4 (3.17%) OAuth
8 2 (1.59%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.59%) J2EE
8 2 (1.59%) jQuery
8 2 (1.59%) Kafka
8 2 (1.59%) Node.js
8 2 (1.59%) SAML
8 2 (1.59%) SparkR
Miscellaneous
1 51 (40.48%) Data Centre
2 41 (32.54%) Public Cloud
3 30 (23.81%) Linux Command Line
4 12 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (6.35%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (3.97%) Replication
8 4 (3.17%) iSeries
9 3 (2.38%) Clustering
10 2 (1.59%) CMDB
10 2 (1.59%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.59%) Wiki
11 1 (0.79%) Cloud Native
11 1 (0.79%) EMC VNX
11 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.79%) IBM XIV
11 1 (0.79%) Robotics
11 1 (0.79%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.79%) User Experience
11 1 (0.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 82 (65.08%) Linux
2 60 (47.62%) Windows
3 50 (39.68%) Unix
4 23 (18.25%) Windows Server
5 19 (15.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (13.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (7.14%) Solaris
8 4 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.17%) VMS
9 2 (1.59%) AIX
9 2 (1.59%) CentOS
10 1 (0.79%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (53.17%) DevOps
2 46 (36.51%) Continuous Integration
3 38 (30.16%) Configuration Management
4 32 (25.40%) Continuous Deployment
5 30 (23.81%) Test Automation
6 24 (19.05%) Service Delivery
7 22 (17.46%) Service Management
8 17 (13.49%) Mentoring
9 13 (10.32%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (7.94%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (7.14%) Line Management
12 9 (7.14%) The Twelve-Factor App
12 9 (7.14%) WAN Optimisation
13 8 (6.35%) Business Activity Monitoring
13 8 (6.35%) Multi-Factor Authentication
13 8 (6.35%) Network Management
13 8 (6.35%) Software Engineering
13 8 (6.35%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 62 (49.21%) PowerShell
2 51 (40.48%) Bash Shell
3 49 (38.89%) Python
4 33 (26.19%) Ruby
5 32 (25.40%) JavaScript
6 10 (7.94%) Java
7 9 (7.14%) Perl
8 7 (5.56%) C
8 7 (5.56%) SQL
9 4 (3.17%) PHP
10 3 (2.38%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.79%) C++
11 1 (0.79%) Erlang
11 1 (0.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (15.08%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (14.29%) CCNP
3 16 (12.70%) CCNA
4 14 (11.11%) MCSE
4 14 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 13 (10.32%) CCA
5 13 (10.32%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (3.17%) CCDA
6 4 (3.17%) CCDP
6 4 (3.17%) CCIE
6 4 (3.17%) Degree
7 3 (2.38%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.59%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.79%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.79%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.79%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (14.29%) SLA
2 2 (1.59%) GDPR
2 2 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.59%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.79%) GCP
3 1 (0.79%) SEPA
System Software
1 46 (36.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (31.75%) Active Directory
3 31 (24.60%) vSphere
4 30 (23.81%) Virtual Desktop
4 30 (23.81%) Virtual Servers
5 18 (14.29%) Docker
6 14 (11.11%) Hyper-V
7 9 (7.14%) ProxySG
8 8 (6.35%) VMware NSX
9 2 (1.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (1.59%) Ceph
9 2 (1.59%) HDFS
9 2 (1.59%) Varnish
9 2 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.79%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.79%) Postfix
10 1 (0.79%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.79%) Xen
10 1 (0.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 42 (33.33%) Ansible
2 38 (30.16%) vCenter Server
2 38 (30.16%) vRealize
3 37 (29.37%) Puppet
4 29 (23.02%) Opscode Chef
5 21 (16.67%) Terraform
6 15 (11.90%) NetBackup
7 7 (5.56%) Cisco Prime
8 6 (4.76%) Kubernetes
9 4 (3.17%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (1.59%) Ambari
10 2 (1.59%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (1.59%) HAProxy
10 2 (1.59%) Nessus
10 2 (1.59%) Oozie
10 2 (1.59%) Tivoli
10 2 (1.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (1.59%) yum
11 1 (0.79%) SCCM
11 1 (0.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 70 (55.56%) VMware
2 64 (50.79%) Citrix
3 58 (46.03%) Cisco
3 58 (46.03%) F5
4 37 (29.37%) Fortinet
5 31 (24.60%) Splunk
6 30 (23.81%) AppDynamics
6 30 (23.81%) BMC
6 30 (23.81%) WorldPay
7 22 (17.46%) Juniper
7 22 (17.46%) Palo Alto
7 22 (17.46%) ServiceNow
8 17 (13.49%) Blue Coat
8 17 (13.49%) HP
9 16 (12.70%) Oracle
10 14 (11.11%) CheckPoint
10 14 (11.11%) IBM
10 14 (11.11%) Microsoft
11 13 (10.32%) NetApp
12 9 (7.14%) Riverbed