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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Balancing
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 403 395 361
Rank change year-on-year -8 -34  
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 609 687 876
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.73% 0.74% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.83% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 511 587 688
Median salary £52,250 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,150 £37,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,613
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% -  

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 75142 82315 90296
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 89.70% 88.99% 88.00%
Number of salaries quoted 60877 69674 74649
Median salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -2 246 £57,500 - 26
South East +18 137 £50,000 -4.76% 10
Yorkshire +11 78 £47,500 +7.95% 13
North West -10 62 £47,500 +18.01% 7
East of England -26 43 £42,500 -26.08% 12
West Midlands -8 25 £41,500 -7.77% 6
East Midlands +20 13 £35,000 - 1
South West -38 12 £36,301 -21.08% 4
Load Balancing
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 602 (54.43%) Firewall
2 549 (49.64%) Cisco
3 378 (34.18%) Linux
4 361 (32.64%) Cisco Certification
5 356 (32.19%) Windows
6 352 (31.83%) F5
7 347 (31.37%) DNS
8 336 (30.38%) WAN
9 275 (24.86%) VMware
10 269 (24.32%) Data Centre
11 267 (24.14%) Microsoft
11 267 (24.14%) CCNP
12 259 (23.42%) LAN
13 253 (22.88%) TCP/IP
14 239 (21.61%) Juniper
15 238 (21.52%) OSPF
15 238 (21.52%) VPN
16 220 (19.89%) BGP
17 219 (19.80%) VMware Infrastructure
18 210 (18.99%) Amazon AWS
19 205 (18.54%) ITIL
20 182 (16.46%) CheckPoint
21 177 (16.00%) Active Directory
22 176 (15.91%) Windows Server
23 168 (15.19%) Python
24 161 (14.56%) Perl
25 156 (14.10%) Clustering
26 155 (14.01%) Cisco Nexus
27 154 (13.92%) SSL
28 153 (13.83%) MPLS

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
1 131 (11.84%) Apache
2 118 (10.67%) IIS
3 86 (7.78%) Tomcat
4 53 (4.79%) MS Exchange
4 53 (4.79%) WebLogic
5 42 (3.80%) SharePoint
6 38 (3.44%) nginx
7 35 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2010
8 34 (3.07%) OpenStack
9 24 (2.17%) JBoss
10 23 (2.08%) Skype for Business
10 23 (2.08%) WebSphere
11 18 (1.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 16 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
12 16 (1.45%) Confluence
13 15 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
14 13 (1.18%) Apache Spark
14 13 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
14 13 (1.18%) Oracle Service Bus
15 11 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 24 (2.17%) MS Visio
2 15 (1.36%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.36%) Eloqua
2 4 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.090%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.090%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.090%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 210 (18.99%) Amazon AWS
2 117 (10.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (3.80%) IaaS
4 41 (3.71%) SaaS
5 40 (3.62%) Office 365
6 35 (3.16%) PaaS
7 30 (2.71%) Amazon EC2
8 26 (2.35%) Amazon S3
9 16 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
9 16 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
9 16 (1.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 15 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
11 13 (1.18%) GitHub
12 9 (0.81%) Amazon ELB
13 7 (0.63%) Route 53
14 6 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
14 6 (0.54%) Yammer
15 5 (0.45%) Akamai
16 4 (0.36%) Responsys
16 4 (0.36%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 602 (54.43%) Firewall
2 347 (31.37%) DNS
3 336 (30.38%) WAN
4 259 (23.42%) LAN
5 253 (22.88%) TCP/IP
6 238 (21.52%) OSPF
6 238 (21.52%) VPN
7 220 (19.89%) BGP
8 155 (14.01%) Cisco Nexus
9 154 (13.92%) SSL
10 153 (13.83%) MPLS
11 148 (13.38%) Cisco ASA
12 146 (13.20%) Wireless
13 144 (13.02%) Network Security
14 127 (11.48%) DHCP
15 114 (10.31%) IPsec
16 112 (10.13%) Internet
17 111 (10.04%) SAN
18 107 (9.67%) Cisco IOS
19 105 (9.49%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (13.29%) SQL Server
2 128 (11.57%) MySQL
3 64 (5.79%) Relational Database
4 39 (3.53%) NoSQL
4 39 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 33 (2.98%) RDBMS
6 32 (2.89%) MongoDB
7 31 (2.80%) Amazon RDS
8 27 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
9 23 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
10 21 (1.90%) MariaDB
10 21 (1.90%) SQL Server 2014
11 20 (1.81%) Redis
12 18 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
13 17 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 14 (1.27%) Azure SQL Database
14 14 (1.27%) Oracle Database
15 12 (1.08%) Big Data
16 11 (0.99%) Hadoop
16 11 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 58 (5.24%) Git (software)
2 30 (2.71%) Jenkins
3 20 (1.81%) JIRA
4 16 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 15 (1.36%) Vagrant
6 14 (1.27%) TeamCity
7 9 (0.81%) gulp
8 8 (0.72%) Subversion
9 7 (0.63%) Grunt
9 7 (0.63%) JMeter
9 7 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (0.45%) JUnit
10 5 (0.45%) Visual Studio
10 5 (0.45%) Visual Studio Team System
10 5 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (0.36%) Selenium
12 3 (0.27%) Mercurial
12 3 (0.27%) RSpec
12 3 (0.27%) Talend Open Studio
13 2 (0.18%) Hudson
General
1 132 (11.93%) Finance
2 54 (4.88%) Banking
3 47 (4.25%) Telecoms
4 40 (3.62%) Games
5 22 (1.99%) Marketing
6 19 (1.72%) Retail
7 18 (1.63%) Publishing
8 16 (1.45%) Financial Institution
9 11 (0.99%) Law
10 9 (0.81%) Advertising
11 5 (0.45%) Online Betting
12 4 (0.36%) Back Office
12 4 (0.36%) Billing
12 4 (0.36%) French Language
12 4 (0.36%) Legal
13 3 (0.27%) Electronics
13 3 (0.27%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.18%) German Language
14 2 (0.18%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.18%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 395 (35.71%) Network Engineer
2 113 (10.22%) Senior Network Engineer
3 112 (10.13%) Architect
4 107 (9.67%) Cisco Engineer
5 99 (8.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 80 (7.23%) Administrator
7 76 (6.87%) Analyst
8 72 (6.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 66 (5.97%) Linux Engineer
10 63 (5.70%) Consultant
10 63 (5.70%) Linux Administrator
10 63 (5.70%) Systems Administrator
11 59 (5.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 54 (4.88%) DevOps Engineer
12 54 (4.88%) Support Engineer
13 50 (4.52%) Security Engineer
14 49 (4.43%) Network Security Engineer
15 48 (4.34%) Developer
15 48 (4.34%) Infrastructure Architect
16 45 (4.07%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (9.31%) Web Services
2 72 (6.51%) LAMP
3 60 (5.42%) CSS
4 59 (5.33%) .NET
5 46 (4.16%) REST
6 38 (3.44%) HTML
7 37 (3.35%) 802.1X
8 24 (2.17%) Node.js
9 23 (2.08%) JSON
9 23 (2.08%) XML
10 22 (1.99%) Middleware
11 18 (1.63%) LEMP Stack
12 15 (1.36%) JMS
12 15 (1.36%) Oracle Fusion
13 14 (1.27%) EDI
13 14 (1.27%) EDIFACT
13 14 (1.27%) WCF
14 13 (1.18%) Laravel
15 12 (1.08%) Kafka
15 12 (1.08%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 269 (24.32%) Data Centre
2 156 (14.10%) Clustering
3 109 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (4.25%) Computer Science
5 35 (3.16%) Replication
6 27 (2.44%) Management Information System
7 24 (2.17%) Public Cloud
8 19 (1.72%) Algorithms
8 19 (1.72%) PKI
9 18 (1.63%) Enterprise Storage
9 18 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
10 17 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
10 17 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
10 17 (1.54%) Security Operations Centre
11 15 (1.36%) User Experience
12 13 (1.18%) Client/Server
13 12 (1.08%) Fintech
13 12 (1.08%) Virtual Team
14 10 (0.90%) Linux Command Line
15 9 (0.81%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 378 (34.18%) Linux
2 356 (32.19%) Windows
3 176 (15.91%) Windows Server
4 149 (13.47%) Unix
5 92 (8.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 84 (7.59%) CentOS
7 74 (6.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 67 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 32 (2.89%) Debian
9 32 (2.89%) Windows Server 2003
10 30 (2.71%) Ubuntu
11 26 (2.35%) Solaris
12 14 (1.27%) HPUX
13 11 (0.99%) AIX
13 11 (0.99%) Windows 7
14 10 (0.90%) VMS
14 10 (0.90%) Windows 10
15 8 (0.72%) Oracle Linux
16 4 (0.36%) Android
16 4 (0.36%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (18.54%) ITIL
2 143 (12.93%) DevOps
3 116 (10.49%) Network Design
4 115 (10.40%) High Availability
5 114 (10.31%) Project Management
6 98 (8.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 90 (8.14%) Performance Tuning
8 88 (7.96%) Configuration Management
9 81 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
10 75 (6.78%) Change Management
11 59 (5.33%) E-Commerce
11 59 (5.33%) Mentoring
12 57 (5.15%) Network Monitoring
13 55 (4.97%) Network Management
13 55 (4.97%) Service Delivery
14 50 (4.52%) Business Continuity
15 49 (4.43%) Service Management
16 47 (4.25%) Presales
17 44 (3.98%) Migration
18 43 (3.89%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 168 (15.19%) Python
2 161 (14.56%) Perl
3 144 (13.02%) Bash Shell
4 132 (11.93%) SQL
5 113 (10.22%) PowerShell
6 102 (9.22%) Java
7 50 (4.52%) Ruby
8 46 (4.16%) PHP
9 39 (3.53%) C#
9 39 (3.53%) JavaScript
10 36 (3.25%) Shell Script
11 15 (1.36%) Scala
12 14 (1.27%) ActionScript
12 14 (1.27%) ActionScript 2.0
13 11 (0.99%) C++
14 9 (0.81%) ES6
14 9 (0.81%) VBScript
15 8 (0.72%) R
16 7 (0.63%) CoffeeScript
17 5 (0.45%) C
Qualifications
1 361 (32.64%) Cisco Certification
2 267 (24.14%) CCNP
3 130 (11.75%) CCNA
4 106 (9.58%) CCIE
5 76 (6.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 68 (6.15%) Degree
7 63 (5.70%) Security Cleared
8 46 (4.16%) MCSE
9 44 (3.98%) SC Cleared
10 33 (2.98%) JNCIP
11 28 (2.53%) CCSE
12 27 (2.44%) MCP
12 27 (2.44%) MCSA
13 26 (2.35%) CCSA
14 25 (2.26%) MCITP
15 20 (1.81%) JNCIA
15 20 (1.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 19 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
17 17 (1.54%) JNCIE
18 16 (1.45%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (5.97%) SLA
2 59 (5.33%) PCI DSS
3 26 (2.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 20 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 14 (1.27%) PMO
7 13 (1.18%) QA
8 9 (0.81%) ISO 9001
9 8 (0.72%) GDPR
9 8 (0.72%) WAI
10 6 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 219 (19.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 177 (16.00%) Active Directory
3 60 (5.42%) Docker
3 60 (5.42%) VMware ESXi
4 55 (4.97%) Hyper-V
5 47 (4.25%) XenApp
6 35 (3.16%) KVM
7 26 (2.35%) vSphere
8 25 (2.26%) XenServer
9 20 (1.81%) XenDesktop
10 19 (1.72%) iptables
10 19 (1.72%) Xen
11 13 (1.18%) Varnish
12 11 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
12 11 (0.99%) ProxySG
12 11 (0.99%) vCloud
12 11 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
13 9 (0.81%) LXC
13 9 (0.81%) VirtualBox
14 7 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 151 (13.65%) Puppet
2 84 (7.59%) Opscode Chef
3 72 (6.51%) Ansible
4 66 (5.97%) Nagios
5 50 (4.52%) Microsoft Clustering
6 36 (3.25%) SCCM
7 29 (2.62%) Salt
7 29 (2.62%) ZABBIX
8 27 (2.44%) SCOM
9 26 (2.35%) Cisco CUCM
9 26 (2.35%) SELinux
10 25 (2.26%) Cisco Prime
11 20 (1.81%) Cisco CME
12 19 (1.72%) HAProxy
13 18 (1.63%) Cisco UCCX
13 18 (1.63%) Ganglia
13 18 (1.63%) SolarWinds Orion
14 17 (1.54%) Kubernetes
15 16 (1.45%) Icinga
16 14 (1.27%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 549 (49.64%) Cisco
2 352 (31.83%) F5
3 275 (24.86%) VMware
4 267 (24.14%) Microsoft
5 239 (21.61%) Juniper
6 182 (16.46%) CheckPoint
7 150 (13.56%) Palo Alto
8 112 (10.13%) Citrix
9 104 (9.40%) SolarWinds
10 100 (9.04%) Oracle
11 93 (8.41%) Red Hat
12 82 (7.41%) HP
13 57 (5.15%) Riverbed
14 35 (3.16%) Blue Coat
15 34 (3.07%) NetApp
16 33 (2.98%) Extreme Networks
16 33 (2.98%) Fortinet
17 30 (2.71%) Dell
18 28 (2.53%) Avaya
18 28 (2.53%) Sun
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £44000 - £53000 per annum + Exceptional Benefits Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Networkers
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Freshtechit
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car Allow, Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 3 hours ago
East London
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + on call allow+o/t
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Car and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Northamptonshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £33500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Empiric
Salary: From £80,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £39000 per annum + Great benefits!
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Alpha IT Resourcing
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FT Select
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 7k car allowance, excellent benefi
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £38000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension & Onsite gym
Posted: 6 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago