Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Balancing
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 433 400 358
Rank change year-on-year -33 -42 -8
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 1137 1371 1862
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.68% 0.77% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.86% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 878 1131 1520
England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -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 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 150254 159112 182385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.93% 89.36% 88.72%
Number of salaries quoted 119398 133448 151804
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,476 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.16% +5.56%

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 -104 383 £60,000 - 22
North of England +99 294 £45,000 +5.88% 3
South East -26 268 £50,000 -9.09% 6
Yorkshire +116 173 £41,500 -7.78% 3
North West +30 109 £45,000 +20.00%
East of England -23 83 £60,000 +14.29% 5
Midlands +33 81 £52,500 +16.67% 7
West Midlands +12 54 £52,500 +16.67% 4
South West -25 35 £42,000 -6.67% 3
East Midlands +36 27 £52,500 +1.94% 3
North East +13 6 £65,000 -
Load Balancing
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 628 (55.23%) Firewall
2 581 (51.10%) Cisco
3 430 (37.82%) Cisco Certification
4 387 (34.04%) WAN
4 387 (34.04%) Linux
5 329 (28.94%) CCNP
6 326 (28.67%) Windows
7 322 (28.32%) VPN
8 307 (27.00%) F5
9 293 (25.77%) Microsoft
10 288 (25.33%) DNS
11 284 (24.98%) ITIL
12 275 (24.19%) LAN
13 265 (23.31%) Data Centre
14 262 (23.04%) OSPF
15 260 (22.87%) VMware
16 258 (22.69%) MPLS
17 246 (21.64%) BGP
18 244 (21.46%) Finance
19 234 (20.58%) Amazon AWS
20 227 (19.96%) Juniper
20 227 (19.96%) TCP/IP
21 208 (18.29%) CheckPoint
22 205 (18.03%) CCNA
23 202 (17.77%) Microsoft Azure
24 201 (17.68%) Cisco ASA
25 200 (17.59%) SSL
26 199 (17.50%) SQL
26 199 (17.50%) Wireless
27 189 (16.62%) Python

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
1 101 (8.88%) Apache
2 79 (6.95%) IIS
3 64 (5.63%) Tomcat
4 55 (4.84%) WebLogic
5 46 (4.05%) nginx
6 44 (3.87%) WebSphere
7 39 (3.43%) MS Exchange
8 38 (3.34%) OpenStack
9 32 (2.81%) JBoss
10 27 (2.37%) Skype for Business
11 24 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
11 24 (2.11%) SharePoint
12 22 (1.93%) Apache Spark
12 22 (1.93%) Elasticsearch
13 19 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 17 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
15 16 (1.41%) WordPress
16 15 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
17 14 (1.23%) Confluence
17 14 (1.23%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 14 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.62%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.26%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 6 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.44%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.18%) HFM
4 1 (0.088%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.088%) Magento
4 1 (0.088%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.088%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.088%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 234 (20.58%) Amazon AWS
2 202 (17.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (4.93%) SaaS
4 51 (4.49%) Office 365
5 43 (3.78%) PaaS
6 41 (3.61%) IaaS
7 27 (2.37%) Amazon EC2
8 23 (2.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 22 (1.93%) Amazon ELB
10 19 (1.67%) Amazon S3
11 16 (1.41%) Route 53
12 14 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
13 13 (1.14%) Serverless
14 12 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
14 12 (1.06%) GitHub
15 10 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 10 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
16 9 (0.79%) Datadog
17 7 (0.62%) Amazon EMR
18 6 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 628 (55.23%) Firewall
2 387 (34.04%) WAN
3 322 (28.32%) VPN
4 288 (25.33%) DNS
5 275 (24.19%) LAN
6 262 (23.04%) OSPF
7 258 (22.69%) MPLS
8 246 (21.64%) BGP
9 227 (19.96%) TCP/IP
10 201 (17.68%) Cisco ASA
11 200 (17.59%) SSL
12 199 (17.50%) Wireless
13 175 (15.39%) Cisco Nexus
14 165 (14.51%) Network Security
15 159 (13.98%) IPsec
16 140 (12.31%) DHCP
17 125 (10.99%) EIGRP
18 124 (10.91%) Ethernet
19 103 (9.06%) VLAN
20 99 (8.71%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (13.63%) SQL Server
2 123 (10.82%) MySQL
3 55 (4.84%) NoSQL
4 50 (4.40%) Relational Database
5 45 (3.96%) Amazon RDS
5 45 (3.96%) MongoDB
5 45 (3.96%) PostgreSQL
6 43 (3.78%) Azure SQL Database
7 27 (2.37%) RDBMS
8 23 (2.02%) Hadoop
9 22 (1.93%) Oracle Database
9 22 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
10 19 (1.67%) Big Data
10 19 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
11 17 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
12 16 (1.41%) Redis
13 14 (1.23%) Apache Hive
13 14 (1.23%) MariaDB
13 14 (1.23%) Oracle Database 12c
13 14 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 49 (4.31%) Git (software)
1 49 (4.31%) Jenkins
2 31 (2.73%) JIRA
3 23 (2.02%) TeamCity
4 21 (1.85%) Visual Studio Team System
5 18 (1.58%) Vagrant
6 17 (1.50%) gulp
7 13 (1.14%) Sonatype Nexus
8 12 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 12 (1.06%) Eclipse
8 12 (1.06%) Selenium
8 12 (1.06%) Talend Open Studio
8 12 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 11 (0.97%) Artifactory
9 11 (0.97%) Visual Studio
9 11 (0.97%) webpack
10 10 (0.88%) Maven
10 10 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
11 9 (0.79%) WebDriver
12 8 (0.70%) Subversion
General
1 244 (21.46%) Finance
2 65 (5.72%) Banking
3 50 (4.40%) Telecoms
4 32 (2.81%) Financial Institution
5 30 (2.64%) Law
6 26 (2.29%) Investment Banking
7 24 (2.11%) Marketing
8 21 (1.85%) Retail
9 18 (1.58%) Advertising
10 17 (1.50%) Games
10 17 (1.50%) Retail Banking
11 14 (1.23%) Billing
12 13 (1.14%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.79%) Electronics
14 5 (0.44%) French Language
15 4 (0.35%) Legal
15 4 (0.35%) Publishing
16 3 (0.26%) Back Office
17 2 (0.18%) Automotive
17 2 (0.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 345 (30.34%) Network Engineer
2 159 (13.98%) Architect
3 105 (9.23%) Senior Network Engineer
4 104 (9.15%) Cisco Engineer
5 102 (8.97%) Consultant
6 97 (8.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 77 (6.77%) Administrator
8 67 (5.89%) Support Engineer
9 63 (5.54%) Systems Administrator
10 62 (5.45%) DevOps Engineer
11 51 (4.49%) Network Consultant
11 51 (4.49%) Network Support
12 49 (4.31%) Linux Administrator
12 49 (4.31%) Solutions Architect
13 48 (4.22%) Linux Engineer
14 46 (4.05%) Analyst
14 46 (4.05%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 45 (3.96%) Operations Engineer
16 44 (3.87%) Systems Engineer
17 42 (3.69%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (10.47%) Web Services
2 63 (5.54%) CSS
3 62 (5.45%) .NET
4 48 (4.22%) LAMP
5 47 (4.13%) HTML
6 45 (3.96%) J2EE
7 34 (2.99%) RESTful
7 34 (2.99%) XML
8 33 (2.90%) Middleware
9 29 (2.55%) AngularJS
10 26 (2.29%) Elastic Stack
11 24 (2.11%) JSON
11 24 (2.11%) Spring
12 23 (2.02%) LEMP Stack
13 20 (1.76%) Ajax
13 20 (1.76%) jQuery
13 20 (1.76%) REST
14 19 (1.67%) 802.1X
14 19 (1.67%) Kafka
15 17 (1.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 265 (23.31%) Data Centre
2 148 (13.02%) Clustering
3 100 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (4.13%) Enterprise Software
5 45 (3.96%) Computer Science
5 45 (3.96%) Public Cloud
6 34 (2.99%) Replication
7 32 (2.81%) Greenfield Project
8 26 (2.29%) Management Information System
9 24 (2.11%) PKI
10 19 (1.67%) Driving Licence
11 17 (1.50%) Fintech
11 17 (1.50%) FlexPod
12 16 (1.41%) User Experience
13 14 (1.23%) Algorithms
14 11 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
15 10 (0.88%) Cybercrime
15 10 (0.88%) Data Structures
16 9 (0.79%) Client/Server
16 9 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 387 (34.04%) Linux
2 326 (28.67%) Windows
3 145 (12.75%) Unix
4 140 (12.31%) Windows Server
5 90 (7.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 80 (7.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 60 (5.28%) CentOS
8 43 (3.78%) Solaris
9 41 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 40 (3.52%) Ubuntu
11 30 (2.64%) Debian
12 28 (2.46%) Windows Server 2003
13 16 (1.41%) HPUX
14 12 (1.06%) Oracle Linux
15 10 (0.88%) AIX
16 9 (0.79%) SUSE
16 9 (0.79%) Windows 7
17 7 (0.62%) Fedora
18 6 (0.53%) Windows 10
19 5 (0.44%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (24.98%) ITIL
2 174 (15.30%) DevOps
3 137 (12.05%) Agile Software Development
4 125 (10.99%) High Availability
5 114 (10.03%) Network Design
6 87 (7.65%) Configuration Management
7 85 (7.48%) Mentoring
8 77 (6.77%) Disaster Recovery
9 76 (6.68%) Service Delivery
10 75 (6.60%) Presales
11 74 (6.51%) Project Management
12 73 (6.42%) Performance Tuning
13 71 (6.24%) Continuous Integration
14 68 (5.98%) Change Management
14 68 (5.98%) Network Monitoring
14 68 (5.98%) Problem Management
15 62 (5.45%) Microservices
15 62 (5.45%) Migration
15 62 (5.45%) Service Management
16 60 (5.28%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 199 (17.50%) SQL
2 189 (16.62%) Python
3 155 (13.63%) Java
4 132 (11.61%) PowerShell
5 129 (11.35%) Bash Shell
6 110 (9.67%) Perl
7 62 (5.45%) JavaScript
8 54 (4.75%) Ruby
9 44 (3.87%) Shell Script
10 35 (3.08%) C#
11 34 (2.99%) PHP
12 19 (1.67%) Go
12 19 (1.67%) Tcl
13 18 (1.58%) T-SQL
14 13 (1.14%) Scala
15 12 (1.06%) PHP 5
15 12 (1.06%) PHP 7
16 11 (0.97%) ES6
17 9 (0.79%) C++
18 8 (0.70%) C
Qualifications
1 430 (37.82%) Cisco Certification
2 329 (28.94%) CCNP
3 205 (18.03%) CCNA
4 168 (14.78%) CCIE
5 118 (10.38%) Degree
6 73 (6.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 57 (5.01%) MCSE
8 51 (4.49%) Security Cleared
9 46 (4.05%) CCSE
10 45 (3.96%) SC Cleared
11 44 (3.87%) JNCIP
12 39 (3.43%) CCDA
13 35 (3.08%) CCDP
14 32 (2.81%) CCSA
15 29 (2.55%) MCSA
16 27 (2.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 25 (2.20%) MCP
18 23 (2.02%) MCITP
19 20 (1.76%) JNCIA
20 18 (1.58%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (4.93%) SLA
2 39 (3.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (2.99%) PCI DSS
4 26 (2.29%) QA
5 17 (1.50%) PMO
6 12 (1.06%) HIPAA
7 10 (0.88%) ISO 9001
8 7 (0.62%) Data Quality
9 6 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.44%) GDPR
11 3 (0.26%) GCP
11 3 (0.26%) SSAE 16
11 3 (0.26%) WAI
12 1 (0.088%) COBIT
12 1 (0.088%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 189 (16.62%) Active Directory
2 173 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 102 (8.97%) Docker
4 58 (5.10%) Hyper-V
5 40 (3.52%) VMware ESXi
6 31 (2.73%) KVM
7 30 (2.64%) vSphere
8 21 (1.85%) XenApp
9 16 (1.41%) Terminal Services
9 16 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
10 14 (1.23%) iptables
11 12 (1.06%) Varnish
12 11 (0.97%) GlusterFS
12 11 (0.97%) vCloud
12 11 (0.97%) XenServer
13 10 (0.88%) NFS
13 10 (0.88%) XenDesktop
14 9 (0.79%) Xen
15 8 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
16 7 (0.62%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 112 (9.85%) Puppet
2 110 (9.67%) Opscode Chef
3 95 (8.36%) Ansible
4 46 (4.05%) Nagios
5 43 (3.78%) SCCM
6 41 (3.61%) Kubernetes
7 39 (3.43%) Cisco Prime
8 37 (3.25%) Terraform
9 35 (3.08%) SCOM
10 28 (2.46%) SolarWinds Orion
11 27 (2.37%) HAProxy
12 24 (2.11%) vCenter Server
13 22 (1.93%) Salt
14 21 (1.85%) Mesos
15 19 (1.67%) vRealize
16 18 (1.58%) Microsoft Clustering
17 16 (1.41%) Cisco CUCM
17 16 (1.41%) SCDPM
17 16 (1.41%) ZABBIX
18 14 (1.23%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 581 (51.10%) Cisco
2 307 (27.00%) F5
3 293 (25.77%) Microsoft
4 260 (22.87%) VMware
5 227 (19.96%) Juniper
6 208 (18.29%) CheckPoint
7 132 (11.61%) SolarWinds
8 131 (11.52%) HP
9 129 (11.35%) Oracle
10 117 (10.29%) Palo Alto
11 87 (7.65%) Red Hat
12 82 (7.21%) Brocade
13 79 (6.95%) Citrix
14 66 (5.80%) Avaya
15 53 (4.66%) Dell
16 48 (4.22%) Fortinet
17 46 (4.05%) Aruba
18 43 (3.78%) Riverbed
19 41 (3.61%) Genesys
19 41 (3.61%) Verint