The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Balancing
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 428 353 310
Rank change year-on-year -75 -43  
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 494 899 1017
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.62% 0.92% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 1.04% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 407 716 809
Median salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.80% +1.90%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year -5.00% +8.10%  

Load Balancing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 71349 86405 87982
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 89.14% 88.62% 86.98%
Number of salaries quoted 59178 72302 71950
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Load Balancing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Load Balancing in England

Load Balancing
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Load Balancing in England

Load Balancing
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Load Balancing in England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Load Balancing in England

Load Balancing
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -45 192 £60,000 +4.34% 28
South East -25 129 £52,500 +5.00% 12
Yorkshire -7 41 £45,000 - 5
North West -7 41 £47,500 - 4
West Midlands +26 36 £45,000 +5.88% 2
East of England -36 29 £60,000 -8.04% 4
South West -16 11 £45,000 -2.49% 3
East Midlands +3 8 £45,000 -18.18%
North East +7 1 £31,000 -4.61%
Load Balancing
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing Load Balancing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 586 (51.45%) Firewall
2 508 (44.60%) Cisco
3 392 (34.42%) Linux
4 367 (32.22%) Windows
5 366 (32.13%) DNS
6 331 (29.06%) Cisco Certification
7 321 (28.18%) F5
8 307 (26.95%) WAN
9 287 (25.20%) Microsoft
10 273 (23.97%) Data Centre
11 262 (23.00%) CCNP
12 260 (22.83%) VMware
13 257 (22.56%) LAN
14 255 (22.39%) Amazon AWS
15 208 (18.26%) Windows Server
16 205 (18.00%) SQL Server
16 205 (18.00%) Juniper
17 202 (17.73%) OSPF
17 202 (17.73%) VMware Infrastructure
18 189 (16.59%) TCP/IP
19 185 (16.24%) Clustering
20 182 (15.98%) BGP
21 176 (15.45%) Puppet
22 174 (15.28%) VPN
23 171 (15.01%) Active Directory
24 168 (14.75%) DevOps
24 168 (14.75%) Network Security
25 166 (14.57%) High Availability
26 164 (14.40%) ITIL
26 164 (14.40%) CheckPoint

Load Balancing
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 151 (13.26%) Apache
2 145 (12.73%) IIS
3 128 (11.24%) Tomcat
4 75 (6.58%) WebLogic
5 59 (5.18%) MS Exchange
6 54 (4.74%) SharePoint
7 51 (4.48%) JBoss
8 40 (3.51%) nginx
9 39 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2010
10 24 (2.11%) OpenStack
11 22 (1.93%) WebSphere
12 19 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 18 (1.58%) Oracle Service Bus
14 17 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
14 17 (1.49%) lighttpd
15 16 (1.40%) Skype for Business
16 15 (1.32%) Apache Spark
16 15 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
17 13 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
18 11 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 105 (9.22%) MS Excel
2 48 (4.21%) MS Visio
3 19 (1.67%) MS Office
4 15 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (1.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.53%) Eloqua
3 6 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.088%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 255 (22.39%) Amazon AWS
2 104 (9.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (4.21%) SaaS
4 34 (2.99%) IaaS
5 33 (2.90%) PaaS
6 30 (2.63%) Office 365
7 23 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
8 19 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
9 17 (1.49%) Amazon S3
10 15 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
11 14 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
12 12 (1.05%) IBM Cloud
13 11 (0.97%) GitHub
13 11 (0.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 10 (0.88%) SoftLayer
15 8 (0.70%) Amazon ELB
16 7 (0.61%) Akamai
17 6 (0.53%) Responsys
17 6 (0.53%) Route 53
17 6 (0.53%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 586 (51.45%) Firewall
2 366 (32.13%) DNS
3 307 (26.95%) WAN
4 257 (22.56%) LAN
5 202 (17.73%) OSPF
6 189 (16.59%) TCP/IP
7 182 (15.98%) BGP
8 174 (15.28%) VPN
9 168 (14.75%) Network Security
10 144 (12.64%) Cisco Nexus
11 139 (12.20%) Cisco ASA
12 129 (11.33%) MPLS
13 118 (10.36%) SAN
14 108 (9.48%) DHCP
15 103 (9.04%) SSL
16 101 (8.87%) Internet
17 96 (8.43%) Cisco IOS
18 85 (7.46%) VLAN
19 82 (7.20%) Wireless
20 72 (6.32%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (18.00%) SQL Server
2 112 (9.83%) MySQL
3 49 (4.30%) Relational Database
4 39 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
5 38 (3.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 36 (3.16%) SQL Server 2012
7 32 (2.81%) NoSQL
8 28 (2.46%) MongoDB
9 26 (2.28%) RDBMS
9 26 (2.28%) SQL Server 2014
10 25 (2.19%) Oracle Database
11 20 (1.76%) Amazon RDS
12 19 (1.67%) Big Data
13 18 (1.58%) Hadoop
13 18 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
14 16 (1.40%) Oracle Database 12c
15 14 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
16 13 (1.14%) Apache Hive
17 11 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 10 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 74 (6.50%) Git (software)
2 52 (4.57%) Jenkins
3 22 (1.93%) Subversion
4 21 (1.84%) JIRA
5 15 (1.32%) Hudson
6 14 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (0.79%) Vagrant
8 8 (0.70%) JMeter
9 7 (0.61%) Grunt
9 7 (0.61%) gulp
9 7 (0.61%) JUnit
9 7 (0.61%) TeamCity
10 6 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (0.35%) RSpec
12 3 (0.26%) CircleCI
12 3 (0.26%) Gatling
12 3 (0.26%) Mercurial
13 2 (0.18%) Selenium
13 2 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
13 2 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 159 (13.96%) Finance
2 63 (5.53%) Banking
3 58 (5.09%) Telecoms
4 37 (3.25%) Marketing
5 30 (2.63%) Games
6 27 (2.37%) Advertising
7 26 (2.28%) Publishing
8 20 (1.76%) Retail
9 8 (0.70%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.61%) Online Betting
11 6 (0.53%) Back Office
12 5 (0.44%) Electronics
12 5 (0.44%) Front Office
12 5 (0.44%) Legal
13 4 (0.35%) Billing
13 4 (0.35%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.18%) Law
15 1 (0.088%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 354 (31.08%) Network Engineer
2 150 (13.17%) Architect
3 86 (7.55%) Cisco Engineer
4 85 (7.46%) Administrator
4 85 (7.46%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 81 (7.11%) Senior Network Engineer
6 78 (6.85%) Consultant
7 77 (6.76%) Security Engineer
8 75 (6.58%) Infrastructure Architect
9 67 (5.88%) Analyst
10 60 (5.27%) Network Security Engineer
11 57 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
12 56 (4.92%) DevOps Engineer
13 55 (4.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 55 (4.83%) Network Consultant
14 54 (4.74%) Developer
15 53 (4.65%) Linux Administrator
16 51 (4.48%) Linux Engineer
17 48 (4.21%) Cloud Architect
18 47 (4.13%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (12.12%) Web Services
2 82 (7.20%) .NET
3 65 (5.71%) CSS
3 65 (5.71%) LAMP
4 62 (5.44%) Middleware
5 57 (5.00%) HTML
6 39 (3.42%) REST
7 37 (3.25%) J2EE
8 32 (2.81%) 802.1X
9 31 (2.72%) XML
10 28 (2.46%) RESTful
11 24 (2.11%) SOAP
12 22 (1.93%) LEMP Stack
12 22 (1.93%) Oracle Fusion
13 20 (1.76%) AngularJS
13 20 (1.76%) ASP.NET
13 20 (1.76%) jQuery
14 19 (1.67%) Ajax
14 19 (1.67%) HTML5
15 18 (1.58%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 273 (23.97%) Data Centre
2 185 (16.24%) Clustering
3 91 (7.99%) Analytical Skills
4 51 (4.48%) Replication
5 40 (3.51%) Computer Science
6 37 (3.25%) Management Information System
7 35 (3.07%) Hybrid Cloud
8 28 (2.46%) Public Cloud
9 26 (2.28%) N-Tier
10 23 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
10 23 (2.02%) Enterprise Storage
11 17 (1.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 17 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
11 17 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
12 16 (1.40%) Private Cloud
13 15 (1.32%) Security Operations Centre
14 14 (1.23%) Algorithms
15 13 (1.14%) Fintech
15 13 (1.14%) PKI
16 11 (0.97%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 392 (34.42%) Linux
2 367 (32.22%) Windows
3 208 (18.26%) Windows Server
4 136 (11.94%) Unix
5 99 (8.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 73 (6.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 66 (5.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 49 (4.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 40 (3.51%) Solaris
10 39 (3.42%) CentOS
11 35 (3.07%) Ubuntu
12 30 (2.63%) Debian
13 16 (1.40%) AIX
14 10 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
15 8 (0.70%) Windows 10
16 7 (0.61%) Windows 7
17 6 (0.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 5 (0.44%) Mac OS X
18 5 (0.44%) VMS
19 4 (0.35%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (14.75%) DevOps
2 166 (14.57%) High Availability
3 164 (14.40%) ITIL
4 110 (9.66%) Disaster Recovery
5 101 (8.87%) Network Design
6 96 (8.43%) Configuration Management
6 96 (8.43%) Performance Tuning
7 89 (7.81%) Project Management
8 85 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
9 77 (6.76%) Presales
10 72 (6.32%) Change Management
11 64 (5.62%) E-Commerce
12 63 (5.53%) Network Management
13 56 (4.92%) Mentoring
13 56 (4.92%) Open Source
14 51 (4.48%) Migration
15 46 (4.04%) Continuous Integration
16 45 (3.95%) Problem Management
17 44 (3.86%) OOP
18 41 (3.60%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 157 (13.78%) SQL
2 135 (11.85%) Python
3 128 (11.24%) Java
4 119 (10.45%) Perl
5 115 (10.10%) PowerShell
6 110 (9.66%) Bash Shell
7 70 (6.15%) JavaScript
8 54 (4.74%) PHP
9 46 (4.04%) C#
10 45 (3.95%) Ruby
11 38 (3.34%) Shell Script
12 19 (1.67%) VBScript
13 12 (1.05%) C
14 10 (0.88%) Go
14 10 (0.88%) Scala
15 8 (0.70%) AWK
15 8 (0.70%) sed
16 7 (0.61%) CoffeeScript
16 7 (0.61%) ES6
16 7 (0.61%) Jython
Qualifications
1 331 (29.06%) Cisco Certification
2 262 (23.00%) CCNP
3 143 (12.55%) CCNA
4 85 (7.46%) Degree
5 79 (6.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 65 (5.71%) CCIE
7 60 (5.27%) MCSE
8 58 (5.09%) Security Cleared
9 40 (3.51%) CCSA
10 37 (3.25%) SC Cleared
11 36 (3.16%) CCSE
12 29 (2.55%) CCDP
13 27 (2.37%) MCP
14 25 (2.19%) MCITP
15 22 (1.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 13 (1.14%) Citrix Certification
16 13 (1.14%) JNCIA
17 12 (1.05%) JNCIP
18 10 (0.88%) CISSP
19 9 (0.79%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (7.46%) SLA
2 53 (4.65%) PCI DSS
3 24 (2.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 16 (1.40%) QA
5 15 (1.32%) ISO27002
6 14 (1.23%) WAI
7 11 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 10 (0.88%) PMO
9 6 (0.53%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.088%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.088%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.088%) GDPR
11 1 (0.088%) ISO22301
System Software
1 202 (17.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 171 (15.01%) Active Directory
3 69 (6.06%) Docker
4 65 (5.71%) Hyper-V
5 34 (2.99%) vSphere
6 32 (2.81%) Xen
7 31 (2.72%) XenApp
8 29 (2.55%) VMware ESX
9 25 (2.19%) XenServer
10 20 (1.76%) NFS
11 18 (1.58%) KVM
11 18 (1.58%) QEMU
12 17 (1.49%) Firmware
13 16 (1.40%) iptables
14 15 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
15 13 (1.14%) Varnish
16 12 (1.05%) XenDesktop
17 11 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
18 10 (0.88%) Forefront TMG
18 10 (0.88%) UAG
Systems Management
1 176 (15.45%) Puppet
2 83 (7.29%) Ansible
3 81 (7.11%) Opscode Chef
4 69 (6.06%) Microsoft Clustering
5 63 (5.53%) Nagios
6 37 (3.25%) ZABBIX
7 36 (3.16%) Salt
7 36 (3.16%) SCOM
8 31 (2.72%) Kubernetes
9 28 (2.46%) HAProxy
10 26 (2.28%) Cisco Prime
10 26 (2.28%) SCCM
11 23 (2.02%) FortiGate
12 19 (1.67%) Mesos
13 16 (1.40%) Ganglia
14 13 (1.14%) Netcool
15 11 (0.97%) SolarWinds Orion
16 10 (0.88%) CFEngine
16 10 (0.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 10 (0.88%) QRadar
Vendors
1 508 (44.60%) Cisco
2 321 (28.18%) F5
3 287 (25.20%) Microsoft
4 260 (22.83%) VMware
5 205 (18.00%) Juniper
6 164 (14.40%) CheckPoint
7 104 (9.13%) Oracle
8 99 (8.69%) Palo Alto
9 84 (7.37%) Red Hat
10 79 (6.94%) SolarWinds
11 78 (6.85%) Citrix
12 55 (4.83%) HP
13 36 (3.16%) IBM
14 35 (3.07%) Riverbed
15 33 (2.90%) NetApp
16 31 (2.72%) Fortinet
16 31 (2.72%) Sun
17 30 (2.63%) SaltStack
18 28 (2.46%) Dell
18 28 (2.46%) Infoblox
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £275 - £325 per day + Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
Proteus Europe
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £48,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + shift allowance+ben
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent salary + bonus + benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Parham Consulting
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum plus up to 20% bonus, shares and good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hampshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum c£60K
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + car, bonus, pension
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £48k - 50k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
ninesharp
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Technical Team Solutions
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Pension, 25 days holiday, remote working
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits (Bonus, Pension..)
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Premier Media
Posted: 7 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago