Period
to 18 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Balancing
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 437 396 359
Rank change year-on-year -41 -37 -12
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 1142 1374 1857
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.68% 0.77% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.86% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 883 1134 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 150826 160156 182795
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.93% 89.37% 88.72%
Number of salaries quoted 119888 134356 152138
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 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +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 18 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 18 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 -94 386 £57,500 -4.17% 21
North of England +103 295 £45,000 +5.88% 3
South East -36 268 £50,000 -9.09% 6
Yorkshire +116 173 £41,500 -7.78% 3
North West +14 110 £45,000 +17.65%
East of England -29 84 £60,000 +14.29% 5
Midlands +24 81 £52,500 +16.67% 7
West Midlands +11 54 £52,500 +16.67% 4
South West -64 35 £42,000 -6.67% 3
East Midlands +44 27 £52,500 +1.94% 3
North East +15 6 £65,000 -
Load Balancing
UK

For the 6 months to 18 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.

1 631 (55.25%) Firewall
2 585 (51.23%) Cisco
3 432 (37.83%) Cisco Certification
4 389 (34.06%) Linux
5 388 (33.98%) WAN
6 330 (28.90%) CCNP
7 328 (28.72%) Windows
8 324 (28.37%) VPN
9 310 (27.15%) F5
10 293 (25.66%) Microsoft
11 290 (25.39%) DNS
12 284 (24.87%) ITIL
13 276 (24.17%) LAN
14 264 (23.12%) OSPF
14 264 (23.12%) Data Centre
15 263 (23.03%) VMware
16 260 (22.77%) MPLS
17 248 (21.72%) BGP
18 246 (21.54%) Finance
19 235 (20.58%) Amazon AWS
20 231 (20.23%) Juniper
20 231 (20.23%) TCP/IP
21 211 (18.48%) CheckPoint
22 207 (18.13%) CCNA
23 203 (17.78%) SSL
24 202 (17.69%) Wireless
24 202 (17.69%) Microsoft Azure
24 202 (17.69%) Cisco ASA
25 198 (17.34%) SQL
26 190 (16.64%) 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
1 102 (8.93%) Apache
2 79 (6.92%) IIS
3 64 (5.60%) Tomcat
4 55 (4.82%) WebLogic
5 47 (4.12%) nginx
6 44 (3.85%) WebSphere
7 40 (3.50%) MS Exchange
8 38 (3.33%) OpenStack
9 33 (2.89%) JBoss
10 27 (2.36%) Skype for Business
11 25 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2010
12 24 (2.10%) SharePoint
13 22 (1.93%) Apache Spark
13 22 (1.93%) Elasticsearch
14 19 (1.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 17 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
16 16 (1.40%) WordPress
17 15 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2007
18 14 (1.23%) Confluence
18 14 (1.23%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 14 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.61%) 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
1 235 (20.58%) Amazon AWS
2 202 (17.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (4.82%) SaaS
4 51 (4.47%) Office 365
5 43 (3.77%) PaaS
6 41 (3.59%) IaaS
7 27 (2.36%) Amazon EC2
8 23 (2.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 22 (1.93%) Amazon ELB
10 19 (1.66%) Amazon S3
11 16 (1.40%) Route 53
12 13 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
12 13 (1.14%) Serverless
13 12 (1.05%) GitHub
14 11 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
15 10 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 10 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
16 9 (0.79%) Datadog
17 7 (0.61%) Amazon EMR
18 6 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 631 (55.25%) Firewall
2 388 (33.98%) WAN
3 324 (28.37%) VPN
4 290 (25.39%) DNS
5 276 (24.17%) LAN
6 264 (23.12%) OSPF
7 260 (22.77%) MPLS
8 248 (21.72%) BGP
9 231 (20.23%) TCP/IP
10 203 (17.78%) SSL
11 202 (17.69%) Cisco ASA
11 202 (17.69%) Wireless
12 175 (15.32%) Cisco Nexus
13 167 (14.62%) Network Security
14 162 (14.19%) IPsec
15 140 (12.26%) DHCP
16 126 (11.03%) EIGRP
17 125 (10.95%) Ethernet
18 104 (9.11%) VLAN
19 100 (8.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (13.57%) SQL Server
2 123 (10.77%) MySQL
3 55 (4.82%) NoSQL
4 50 (4.38%) Relational Database
5 45 (3.94%) Amazon RDS
5 45 (3.94%) MongoDB
5 45 (3.94%) PostgreSQL
6 43 (3.77%) Azure SQL Database
7 27 (2.36%) RDBMS
8 23 (2.01%) Hadoop
9 22 (1.93%) Oracle Database
9 22 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
10 19 (1.66%) Big Data
10 19 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
11 17 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
12 16 (1.40%) 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 48 (4.20%) Git (software)
1 48 (4.20%) Jenkins
2 31 (2.71%) JIRA
3 24 (2.10%) TeamCity
4 21 (1.84%) Visual Studio Team System
5 19 (1.66%) Vagrant
6 17 (1.49%) gulp
7 13 (1.14%) Sonatype Nexus
8 12 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 12 (1.05%) Eclipse
8 12 (1.05%) Selenium
8 12 (1.05%) Talend Open Studio
8 12 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 11 (0.96%) Artifactory
9 11 (0.96%) Visual Studio
9 11 (0.96%) webpack
10 10 (0.88%) Maven
10 10 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
11 9 (0.79%) WebDriver
12 8 (0.70%) PyCharm
General
1 246 (21.54%) Finance
2 66 (5.78%) Banking
3 52 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 32 (2.80%) Financial Institution
5 30 (2.63%) Law
6 26 (2.28%) Investment Banking
7 24 (2.10%) Marketing
8 21 (1.84%) Retail
9 18 (1.58%) Advertising
10 17 (1.49%) Games
10 17 (1.49%) 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
1 348 (30.47%) Network Engineer
2 159 (13.92%) Architect
3 107 (9.37%) Senior Network Engineer
4 104 (9.11%) Cisco Engineer
5 102 (8.93%) Consultant
6 97 (8.49%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 78 (6.83%) Administrator
8 68 (5.95%) Support Engineer
9 64 (5.60%) Systems Administrator
10 60 (5.25%) DevOps Engineer
11 51 (4.47%) Network Consultant
11 51 (4.47%) Network Support
12 50 (4.38%) Linux Administrator
13 49 (4.29%) Solutions Architect
14 47 (4.12%) Linux Engineer
14 47 (4.12%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 46 (4.03%) Analyst
16 45 (3.94%) Operations Engineer
17 44 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
18 42 (3.68%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (10.51%) Web Services
2 63 (5.52%) CSS
3 62 (5.43%) .NET
4 48 (4.20%) LAMP
5 47 (4.12%) HTML
6 45 (3.94%) J2EE
7 34 (2.98%) RESTful
7 34 (2.98%) XML
8 33 (2.89%) Middleware
9 29 (2.54%) AngularJS
10 26 (2.28%) Elastic Stack
11 24 (2.10%) JSON
11 24 (2.10%) Spring
12 23 (2.01%) LEMP Stack
13 20 (1.75%) Ajax
13 20 (1.75%) jQuery
13 20 (1.75%) REST
14 19 (1.66%) 802.1X
14 19 (1.66%) Kafka
15 17 (1.49%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 264 (23.12%) Data Centre
2 149 (13.05%) Clustering
3 100 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (4.12%) Enterprise Software
5 45 (3.94%) Computer Science
5 45 (3.94%) Public Cloud
6 34 (2.98%) Replication
7 32 (2.80%) Greenfield Project
8 26 (2.28%) Management Information System
9 24 (2.10%) PKI
10 19 (1.66%) Driving Licence
11 17 (1.49%) Fintech
11 17 (1.49%) FlexPod
12 16 (1.40%) User Experience
13 14 (1.23%) Algorithms
14 11 (0.96%) 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
1 389 (34.06%) Linux
2 328 (28.72%) Windows
3 145 (12.70%) Unix
4 140 (12.26%) Windows Server
5 90 (7.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 80 (7.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 61 (5.34%) CentOS
8 43 (3.77%) Solaris
9 41 (3.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 39 (3.42%) Ubuntu
11 31 (2.71%) Debian
12 28 (2.45%) Windows Server 2003
13 16 (1.40%) HPUX
14 12 (1.05%) Oracle Linux
15 10 (0.88%) AIX
16 9 (0.79%) SUSE
16 9 (0.79%) Windows 7
17 7 (0.61%) Fedora
18 6 (0.53%) Windows 10
19 5 (0.44%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (24.87%) ITIL
2 172 (15.06%) DevOps
3 136 (11.91%) Agile Software Development
4 125 (10.95%) High Availability
5 114 (9.98%) Network Design
6 85 (7.44%) Configuration Management
6 85 (7.44%) Mentoring
7 78 (6.83%) Disaster Recovery
8 76 (6.65%) Service Delivery
9 75 (6.57%) Presales
9 75 (6.57%) Project Management
10 73 (6.39%) Performance Tuning
11 70 (6.13%) Continuous Integration
12 68 (5.95%) Change Management
12 68 (5.95%) Network Monitoring
12 68 (5.95%) Problem Management
13 62 (5.43%) Microservices
13 62 (5.43%) Migration
13 62 (5.43%) Service Management
14 60 (5.25%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 198 (17.34%) SQL
2 190 (16.64%) Python
3 155 (13.57%) Java
4 132 (11.56%) PowerShell
5 130 (11.38%) Bash Shell
6 111 (9.72%) Perl
7 62 (5.43%) JavaScript
8 54 (4.73%) Ruby
9 44 (3.85%) Shell Script
10 35 (3.06%) C#
11 34 (2.98%) PHP
12 19 (1.66%) Go
12 19 (1.66%) Tcl
13 18 (1.58%) T-SQL
14 13 (1.14%) Scala
15 12 (1.05%) PHP 5
15 12 (1.05%) PHP 7
16 11 (0.96%) ES6
17 9 (0.79%) C++
18 8 (0.70%) C
Qualifications
1 432 (37.83%) Cisco Certification
2 330 (28.90%) CCNP
3 207 (18.13%) CCNA
4 168 (14.71%) CCIE
5 118 (10.33%) Degree
6 73 (6.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 57 (4.99%) MCSE
8 51 (4.47%) Security Cleared
9 46 (4.03%) CCSE
10 45 (3.94%) SC Cleared
11 44 (3.85%) JNCIP
12 39 (3.42%) CCDA
13 35 (3.06%) CCDP
14 32 (2.80%) CCSA
15 29 (2.54%) MCSA
16 27 (2.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 25 (2.19%) MCP
18 23 (2.01%) MCITP
19 20 (1.75%) JNCIA
20 18 (1.58%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (4.90%) SLA
2 39 (3.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (2.98%) PCI DSS
4 26 (2.28%) QA
5 17 (1.49%) PMO
6 12 (1.05%) HIPAA
7 10 (0.88%) ISO 9001
8 7 (0.61%) 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
1 190 (16.64%) Active Directory
2 175 (15.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 100 (8.76%) Docker
4 59 (5.17%) Hyper-V
5 40 (3.50%) VMware ESXi
6 32 (2.80%) KVM
7 30 (2.63%) vSphere
8 21 (1.84%) XenApp
9 16 (1.40%) Terminal Services
9 16 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
10 15 (1.31%) iptables
11 12 (1.05%) Varnish
12 11 (0.96%) GlusterFS
12 11 (0.96%) vCloud
12 11 (0.96%) XenServer
13 10 (0.88%) XenDesktop
14 9 (0.79%) NFS
14 9 (0.79%) Xen
15 8 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
16 7 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 112 (9.81%) Puppet
2 108 (9.46%) Opscode Chef
3 94 (8.23%) Ansible
4 47 (4.12%) Nagios
5 43 (3.77%) SCCM
6 39 (3.42%) Cisco Prime
6 39 (3.42%) Kubernetes
7 37 (3.24%) Terraform
8 35 (3.06%) SCOM
9 28 (2.45%) SolarWinds Orion
10 27 (2.36%) HAProxy
11 24 (2.10%) vCenter Server
12 22 (1.93%) Salt
13 21 (1.84%) Mesos
14 19 (1.66%) vRealize
15 18 (1.58%) Cisco CUCM
15 18 (1.58%) Microsoft Clustering
16 16 (1.40%) SCDPM
16 16 (1.40%) ZABBIX
17 14 (1.23%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 585 (51.23%) Cisco
2 310 (27.15%) F5
3 293 (25.66%) Microsoft
4 263 (23.03%) VMware
5 231 (20.23%) Juniper
6 211 (18.48%) CheckPoint
7 132 (11.56%) SolarWinds
8 131 (11.47%) HP
9 129 (11.30%) Oracle
10 119 (10.42%) Palo Alto
11 87 (7.62%) Red Hat
12 82 (7.18%) Brocade
13 79 (6.92%) Citrix
14 68 (5.95%) Avaya
15 53 (4.64%) Dell
16 48 (4.20%) Fortinet
17 46 (4.03%) Aruba
18 44 (3.85%) Riverbed
19 41 (3.59%) Genesys
19 41 (3.59%) Verint