Period
to 16 February 2019

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 6 months to 16 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Balancing
UK > England
6 months to
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 412 473 420
Rank change year-on-year +61 -53 -73
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 1,013 1,009 1,216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.72% 0.61% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.67% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 782 771 940
England median annual salary £59,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.00% -4.76% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £80,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76% +1.94%

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 128,329 151,276 151,276
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.73% 91.83% 91.32%
Number of salaries quoted 102,215 123,925 125,779
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 16 February 2019.

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 6 months to 16 February 2019. 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
London +34 352 £70,000 +22.81% 65
South East +8 233 £58,750 +17.50% 42
North of England +23 177 £50,000 +11.11% 32
Midlands +87 141 £44,000 -10.66% 21
West Midlands +95 137 £44,000 +10.00% 17
North West +73 95 £51,625 +27.47% 19
Yorkshire -19 78 £50,000 +11.11% 11
East of England +22 55 £45,000 -25.00% 16
South West +45 54 £60,000 +17.07% 15
North East +17 4 £40,000 -38.46% 2
East Midlands +10 4 £36,250 -34.09% 4
Load Balancing
UK

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, 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 England region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 453 (44.72%) Firewall
2 402 (39.68%) Amazon AWS
3 393 (38.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 393 (38.80%) Linux
4 365 (36.03%) Cisco
5 307 (30.31%) Microsoft
6 297 (29.32%) DevOps
7 280 (27.64%) Windows
8 278 (27.44%) SQL
9 269 (26.55%) Data Centre
10 260 (25.67%) Python
11 254 (25.07%) Cisco Certification
12 253 (24.98%) WAN
13 247 (24.38%) VMware
14 217 (21.42%) Agile Software Development
15 209 (20.63%) Docker
16 208 (20.53%) F5
17 207 (20.43%) ITIL
18 206 (20.34%) Ansible
19 202 (19.94%) High Availability
20 197 (19.45%) LAN
21 196 (19.35%) CCNP
22 193 (19.05%) Configuration Management
23 191 (18.85%) Puppet
24 181 (17.87%) VPN
25 177 (17.47%) TCP/IP
26 176 (17.37%) Active Directory
27 171 (16.88%) CheckPoint
28 165 (16.29%) Kubernetes
29 163 (16.09%) Wireless

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
1 112 (11.06%) IIS
2 66 (6.52%) Apache
3 47 (4.64%) Tomcat
4 42 (4.15%) nginx
5 41 (4.05%) Elasticsearch
6 38 (3.75%) MS Exchange
7 23 (2.27%) Confluence
8 21 (2.07%) Skype for Business
9 14 (1.38%) WebLogic
10 12 (1.18%) SharePoint
11 11 (1.09%) OpenStack
12 10 (0.99%) Apache Spark
12 10 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
13 9 (0.89%) JBoss
14 7 (0.69%) Apache Solr
14 7 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (0.69%) WebSphere
15 6 (0.59%) CMS
15 6 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
16 5 (0.49%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 402 (39.68%) Amazon AWS
2 393 (38.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 105 (10.37%) IaaS
4 103 (10.17%) PaaS
5 91 (8.98%) Google Cloud Platform
6 90 (8.88%) Cloud Computing
7 83 (8.19%) Office 365
8 80 (7.90%) Amazon EC2
9 78 (7.70%) Amazon S3
10 69 (6.81%) Azure Active Directory
10 69 (6.81%) SaaS
11 56 (5.53%) AWS CloudFormation
12 51 (5.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 47 (4.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 44 (4.34%) GitHub
15 38 (3.75%) Serverless
16 25 (2.47%) Route 53
17 21 (2.07%) Amazon ELB
18 20 (1.97%) AWS Lambda
19 19 (1.88%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 453 (44.72%) Firewall
2 253 (24.98%) WAN
3 197 (19.45%) LAN
4 181 (17.87%) VPN
5 177 (17.47%) TCP/IP
6 163 (16.09%) Wireless
7 162 (15.99%) DNS
8 129 (12.73%) Network Security
9 124 (12.24%) BGP
10 122 (12.04%) Cisco Nexus
11 117 (11.55%) OSPF
12 110 (10.86%) Cisco ASA
13 107 (10.56%) VLAN
14 102 (10.07%) MPLS
15 92 (9.08%) SAN
16 77 (7.60%) VoIP
17 74 (7.31%) SSL
18 73 (7.21%) DHCP
19 69 (6.81%) Wi-Fi
20 68 (6.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (11.25%) SQL Server
2 102 (10.07%) NoSQL
3 93 (9.18%) MySQL
4 90 (8.88%) Amazon RDS
5 60 (5.92%) MongoDB
6 55 (5.43%) Azure SQL Database
7 37 (3.65%) Big Data
8 36 (3.55%) PostgreSQL
8 36 (3.55%) Relational Database
9 30 (2.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 29 (2.86%) MariaDB
11 28 (2.76%) Hadoop
12 23 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
13 22 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
13 22 (2.17%) Oracle Database
14 21 (2.07%) SQL Server 2014
15 19 (1.88%) Amazon Redshift
15 19 (1.88%) RDBMS
16 17 (1.68%) BigQuery
16 17 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 141 (13.92%) Jenkins
2 131 (12.93%) Git (software)
3 83 (8.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 59 (5.82%) TeamCity
5 48 (4.74%) Subversion
6 47 (4.64%) JIRA
7 44 (4.34%) GitLab
8 35 (3.46%) Vagrant
9 30 (2.96%) Hudson
10 29 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
11 28 (2.76%) CircleCI
12 24 (2.37%) Codeship
13 15 (1.48%) Visual Studio
14 9 (0.89%) Cucumber
15 8 (0.79%) Sonatype Nexus
16 7 (0.69%) Selenium
16 7 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 6 (0.59%) Toad
17 6 (0.59%) Visual Studio Team System
18 5 (0.49%) JUnit
General
1 103 (10.17%) Finance
2 57 (5.63%) Banking
3 50 (4.94%) Telecoms
4 34 (3.36%) Retail
5 16 (1.58%) Electronics
6 14 (1.38%) Law
7 13 (1.28%) Financial Institution
8 12 (1.18%) Billing
9 11 (1.09%) Games
10 10 (0.99%) Advertising
11 8 (0.79%) Publishing
12 5 (0.49%) Back Office
12 5 (0.49%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.39%) Marketing
13 4 (0.39%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.20%) Legal
14 2 (0.20%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.099%) Local Government
15 1 (0.099%) Military
15 1 (0.099%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 213 (21.03%) Network Engineer
2 149 (14.71%) DevOps Engineer
3 139 (13.72%) Architect
4 103 (10.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 80 (7.90%) Cloud Architect
6 71 (7.01%) Linux Engineer
7 69 (6.81%) Cloud Engineer
8 66 (6.52%) AWS Engineer
9 64 (6.32%) Support Engineer
10 61 (6.02%) AWS DevOps
11 55 (5.43%) Administrator
12 52 (5.13%) Platform Engineer
13 49 (4.84%) Senior Network Engineer
14 47 (4.64%) Cisco Engineer
14 47 (4.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 43 (4.24%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 42 (4.15%) Consultant
16 42 (4.15%) Developer
16 42 (4.15%) Solutions Architect
17 39 (3.85%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (6.81%) .NET
2 66 (6.52%) Elastic Stack
3 61 (6.02%) Web Services
4 46 (4.54%) Kafka
5 33 (3.26%) Node.js
6 30 (2.96%) LAMP
6 30 (2.96%) REST
7 29 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
8 27 (2.67%) ASP.NET Web API
9 25 (2.47%) LDAP
10 24 (2.37%) 802.1X
11 23 (2.27%) J2EE
12 20 (1.97%) ActiveMQ
13 16 (1.58%) LEMP Stack
14 15 (1.48%) HTML
14 15 (1.48%) RESTful
15 14 (1.38%) CSS
16 12 (1.18%) JSON
16 12 (1.18%) WebSockets
17 11 (1.09%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 269 (26.55%) Data Centre
2 117 (11.55%) Public Cloud
3 106 (10.46%) Clustering
4 81 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
5 61 (6.02%) Private Cloud
6 45 (4.44%) Hybrid Cloud
7 42 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
8 39 (3.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 31 (3.06%) Replication
10 29 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
11 27 (2.67%) Enterprise Storage
12 25 (2.47%) Management Information System
13 24 (2.37%) Linux Command Line
14 21 (2.07%) PKI
15 18 (1.78%) CMDB
16 12 (1.18%) Virtual Team
17 11 (1.09%) NHS
18 9 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
18 9 (0.89%) IBM Mainframe
18 9 (0.89%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 393 (38.80%) Linux
2 280 (27.64%) Windows
3 136 (13.43%) Windows Server
4 101 (9.97%) Unix
5 86 (8.49%) CentOS
6 79 (7.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 71 (7.01%) Windows Server 2012
8 55 (5.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 33 (3.26%) Ubuntu
10 21 (2.07%) Windows 10
11 9 (0.89%) VMS
12 8 (0.79%) AIX
12 8 (0.79%) Solaris
12 8 (0.79%) Windows 8
13 6 (0.59%) DC/OS
13 6 (0.59%) SUSE
13 6 (0.59%) Windows 7
13 6 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.39%) Debian
15 2 (0.20%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (29.32%) DevOps
2 217 (21.42%) Agile Software Development
3 207 (20.43%) ITIL
4 202 (19.94%) High Availability
5 193 (19.05%) Configuration Management
6 161 (15.89%) Continuous Integration
7 127 (12.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 110 (10.86%) Microservices
9 108 (10.66%) Disaster Recovery
10 107 (10.56%) Mentoring
10 107 (10.56%) Open Source
11 91 (8.98%) Migration
12 87 (8.59%) IT Strategy
12 87 (8.59%) Presales
13 84 (8.29%) Project Management
14 81 (8.00%) Scrum
15 80 (7.90%) Problem-Solving
16 77 (7.60%) ITIL V3
17 72 (7.11%) Service Management
18 68 (6.71%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 278 (27.44%) SQL
2 260 (25.67%) Python
3 123 (12.14%) Java
4 122 (12.04%) Bash Shell
5 108 (10.66%) PowerShell
6 95 (9.38%) Ruby
7 87 (8.59%) Go
8 74 (7.31%) Perl
9 48 (4.74%) C#
10 31 (3.06%) JavaScript
11 28 (2.76%) Shell Script
12 22 (2.17%) PHP
13 19 (1.88%) Tcl
14 11 (1.09%) PL/SQL
15 8 (0.79%) C
16 6 (0.59%) Groovy
16 6 (0.59%) R
17 5 (0.49%) Java 8
17 5 (0.49%) Scala
18 4 (0.39%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 254 (25.07%) Cisco Certification
2 196 (19.35%) CCNP
3 122 (12.04%) CCNA
4 80 (7.90%) CCIE
5 65 (6.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 63 (6.22%) Degree
6 63 (6.22%) Security Cleared
7 56 (5.53%) SC Cleared
8 47 (4.64%) AWS Certification
9 44 (4.34%) RHCSA
10 43 (4.24%) RHCE
11 40 (3.95%) CCSE
11 40 (3.95%) MCSE
12 33 (3.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 32 (3.16%) MCSA
14 30 (2.96%) JNCIP
15 21 (2.07%) CCSA
16 17 (1.68%) MCP
16 17 (1.68%) VCAP
17 16 (1.58%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (2.67%) GDPR
2 27 (2.67%) SLA
3 20 (1.97%) PCI DSS
4 17 (1.68%) Cyber Essentials
4 17 (1.68%) PMO
5 15 (1.48%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 14 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 10 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.30%) QA
System Software
1 209 (20.63%) Docker
2 176 (17.37%) Active Directory
3 160 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 123 (12.14%) Hyper-V
5 50 (4.94%) Virtual Machines
6 42 (4.15%) VMware NSX
7 32 (3.16%) VMware ESXi
8 23 (2.27%) XenApp
9 12 (1.18%) NFS
9 12 (1.18%) vSphere
10 9 (0.89%) Virtual Desktop
11 8 (0.79%) XenDesktop
12 6 (0.59%) HDFS
13 5 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 5 (0.49%) Gluster
13 5 (0.49%) GlusterFS
13 5 (0.49%) VMware Server
14 4 (0.39%) LXC
14 4 (0.39%) ProxySG
15 3 (0.30%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 206 (20.34%) Ansible
2 191 (18.85%) Puppet
3 165 (16.29%) Kubernetes
4 155 (15.30%) Terraform
5 137 (13.52%) Opscode Chef
6 81 (8.00%) Docker Swarm
7 78 (7.70%) Packer
8 73 (7.21%) Nagios
9 69 (6.81%) Grafana
10 65 (6.42%) Consul
11 64 (6.32%) Prometheus
12 61 (6.02%) Graphite
13 51 (5.03%) Salt
14 47 (4.64%) ZABBIX
15 42 (4.15%) Opsview
16 41 (4.05%) SCCM
17 33 (3.26%) SCVMM
18 25 (2.47%) CFEngine
19 21 (2.07%) Netcool
20 20 (1.97%) Mesos
Vendors
1 365 (36.03%) Cisco
2 307 (30.31%) Microsoft
3 247 (24.38%) VMware
4 208 (20.53%) F5
5 171 (16.88%) CheckPoint
6 140 (13.82%) Citrix
7 115 (11.35%) Juniper
8 106 (10.46%) HP
9 98 (9.67%) Red Hat
10 91 (8.98%) Oracle
11 85 (8.39%) SolarWinds
12 71 (7.01%) Palo Alto
13 68 (6.71%) Google
14 52 (5.13%) Aruba
15 50 (4.94%) IBM
16 47 (4.64%) NetApp
17 46 (4.54%) Meraki
18 41 (4.05%) EMC
18 41 (4.05%) Fortinet
19 39 (3.85%) Atlassian