Period
to 26 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Network Load Balancing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Network Load Balancing over the 6 months to 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Load Balancing (NLB)
UK > England
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1088 986 1157
Rank change year-on-year -102 +171 -27
Permanent jobs citing Network Load Balancing 80 159 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.049% 0.099% 0.046%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.054% 0.11% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 73 131 72
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +26.44%
10th Percentile £30,500 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +23.53%

Network 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 147,643 145,537 169,949
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 90.76% 90.51% 90.02%
Number of salaries quoted 119,461 120,178 142,948
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%

Network Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Load Balancing in England

Network Load Balancing
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Network Load Balancing in England

Network Load Balancing
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Load Balancing in England over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Load Balancing in England

Network 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 Network Load Balancing within the England region over the 6 months to 26 May 2018. 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 -63 42 £66,250 +15.22% 13
South East -42 17 £60,000 +14.29% 2
Midlands +9 15 £31,000 -34.74% 1
West Midlands +4 9 £42,750 -10.00% 1
East Midlands - 6 £31,000 -
East of England -7 3 £35,000 -17.65%
South West -18 2 £45,500 +25.52%
North of England -2 1 £47,500 -26.92% 6
North West -2 1 £47,500 +5.56% 3
Network Load Balancing
UK

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, IT jobs citing Network 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 Network Load Balancing.

1 40 (50.00%) WAN
2 33 (41.25%) VPN
2 33 (41.25%) Wireless
3 31 (38.75%) Nagios
3 31 (38.75%) Cisco
3 31 (38.75%) CCNA
3 31 (38.75%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (37.50%) Windows
4 30 (37.50%) F5
5 29 (36.25%) SolarWinds
5 29 (36.25%) Active Directory
5 29 (36.25%) MPLS
6 28 (35.00%) Firewall
6 28 (35.00%) Microsoft
7 27 (33.75%) VMware
7 27 (33.75%) Cisco Nexus
8 25 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
8 25 (31.25%) Network Management
9 24 (30.00%) VPLS
9 24 (30.00%) Cisco Prime
9 24 (30.00%) CCNP
9 24 (30.00%) Meraki
10 23 (28.75%) VMware Infrastructure
11 22 (27.50%) Microsoft Azure
11 22 (27.50%) Cisco Wireless
12 21 (26.25%) Data Centre
12 21 (26.25%) DNS
13 19 (23.75%) Clustering
14 18 (22.50%) TCP/IP
14 18 (22.50%) Linux

Network 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 12 (15.00%) IIS
2 11 (13.75%) SharePoint
3 9 (11.25%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (11.25%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (7.50%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (7.50%) CMS
4 6 (7.50%) MS Exchange
5 5 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.75%) Skype for Business
6 3 (3.75%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (2.50%) Apache
7 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.50%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.25%) GlassFish
8 1 (1.25%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (5.00%) InfoPath
1 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (27.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (8.75%) IaaS
3 7 (8.75%) PaaS
4 6 (7.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 6 (7.50%) Datadog
4 6 (7.50%) G Suite
4 6 (7.50%) Slack
5 5 (6.25%) Office 365
6 3 (3.75%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (3.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (3.75%) Amazon S3
6 3 (3.75%) CloudFront
6 3 (3.75%) Route 53
7 2 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (2.50%) GitHub
7 2 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (1.25%) Mimecast
8 1 (1.25%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 40 (50.00%) WAN
2 33 (41.25%) VPN
2 33 (41.25%) Wireless
3 29 (36.25%) MPLS
4 28 (35.00%) Firewall
5 27 (33.75%) Cisco Nexus
6 25 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
7 24 (30.00%) VPLS
8 22 (27.50%) Cisco Wireless
9 21 (26.25%) DNS
10 18 (22.50%) TCP/IP
11 16 (20.00%) LAN
12 12 (15.00%) Cisco Firepower
12 12 (15.00%) Cisco ISE
12 12 (15.00%) SAN
13 11 (13.75%) DHCP
14 9 (11.25%) Internet
15 6 (7.50%) Wi-Fi
16 5 (6.25%) SNMP
17 4 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 5 (6.25%) MySQL
3 5 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.75%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.25%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.75%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (3.75%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.50%) Rational Team Concert
3 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.50%) Toad
4 1 (1.25%) AutoIt
General
1 8 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (3.75%) Marketing
2 3 (3.75%) Retail
3 1 (1.25%) Banking
3 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (36.25%) Network Engineer
2 24 (30.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 24 (30.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 24 (30.00%) Project Engineer
3 15 (18.75%) Architect
4 12 (15.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 12 (15.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 12 (15.00%) Security Engineer
5 10 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
5 10 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 10 (12.50%) Wireless Engineer
5 10 (12.50%) Wireless Network Engineer
6 9 (11.25%) IT Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) IT Support
7 6 (7.50%) IT Support Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) Security Architect
8 5 (6.25%) Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
8 5 (6.25%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) Web Services
2 3 (3.75%) JSON
3 2 (2.50%) HTML
3 2 (2.50%) Java EE
4 1 (1.25%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.25%) Data Centre
2 19 (23.75%) Clustering
3 7 (8.75%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (5.00%) Taxonomies
5 3 (3.75%) EMC VNX
6 2 (2.50%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.50%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.50%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.25%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.25%) Fintech
7 1 (1.25%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (1.25%) NHS
7 1 (1.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (37.50%) Windows
2 18 (22.50%) Linux
3 16 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 11 (13.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (11.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (7.50%) Unix
7 5 (6.25%) Windows 7
8 4 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (31.25%) Network Management
2 16 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 12 (15.00%) Migration
4 9 (11.25%) Configuration Management
4 9 (11.25%) DevOps
4 9 (11.25%) IT Strategy
4 9 (11.25%) Translating Business Requirements
5 7 (8.75%) ITIL
5 7 (8.75%) Presales
6 6 (7.50%) Asset Management
6 6 (7.50%) Content Management
6 6 (7.50%) Mobile Device Management
6 6 (7.50%) PRINCE2
7 5 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (6.25%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 5 (6.25%) High Availability
7 5 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 5 (6.25%) Software Engineering
7 5 (6.25%) TOGAF
7 5 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.00%) SQL
2 15 (18.75%) PowerShell
3 9 (11.25%) Bash Shell
4 8 (10.00%) Perl
4 8 (10.00%) Python
5 6 (7.50%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.75%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.75%) PHP
7 2 (2.50%) Jython
7 2 (2.50%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 1 (1.25%) C
8 1 (1.25%) C++
8 1 (1.25%) Java
8 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (38.75%) CCNA
1 31 (38.75%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (30.00%) CCNP
3 10 (12.50%) MCSE
3 10 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (3.75%) AWS Certification
5 3 (3.75%) MCITP
5 3 (3.75%) MCSA
5 3 (3.75%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.50%) MCP
6 2 (2.50%) RHCE
7 1 (1.25%) CCA
7 1 (1.25%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.25%) Degree
7 1 (1.25%) HND
7 1 (1.25%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 5 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.25%) ISO 22301
3 1 (1.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 29 (36.25%) Active Directory
2 23 (28.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (22.50%) Hyper-V
4 13 (16.25%) VMware Server
5 8 (10.00%) Docker
6 5 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (3.75%) NFS
8 2 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (2.50%) vCloud
8 2 (2.50%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (2.50%) vSphere
8 2 (2.50%) XenApp
8 2 (2.50%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.25%) DFS Replication
9 1 (1.25%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 31 (38.75%) Nagios
2 24 (30.00%) Cisco Prime
3 14 (17.50%) Microsoft Clustering
4 12 (15.00%) Stealthwatch
5 6 (7.50%) Pingdom
6 4 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (5.00%) Puppet
7 3 (3.75%) Ansible
7 3 (3.75%) SCCM
7 3 (3.75%) vCenter Server
8 2 (2.50%) AirWatch
8 2 (2.50%) SCOM
8 2 (2.50%) WSUS
9 1 (1.25%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (1.25%) EdgeSight
9 1 (1.25%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (1.25%) NetBackup
9 1 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (1.25%) Salt
9 1 (1.25%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 31 (38.75%) Cisco
2 30 (37.50%) F5
3 29 (36.25%) SolarWinds
4 28 (35.00%) Microsoft
5 27 (33.75%) VMware
6 24 (30.00%) Meraki
7 14 (17.50%) EMC
8 10 (12.50%) NetApp
9 9 (11.25%) HP
10 6 (7.50%) Citrix
10 6 (7.50%) Okta
10 6 (7.50%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (7.50%) Splunk
11 5 (6.25%) 3PAR
12 4 (5.00%) Red Hat
13 3 (3.75%) Avaya
13 3 (3.75%) Symantec
14 2 (2.50%) Adobe
14 2 (2.50%) IBM
14 2 (2.50%) Oracle