Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Load Balancing (NLB)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 961 1087 1070
Rank change year-on-year +126 -17 +74
Permanent jobs citing Network Load Balancing 142 87 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.096% 0.052% 0.074%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.056% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 107 69 101
England median annual salary £53,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.71% -10.53% -13.64%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £60,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £53,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +24.71% -10.53% -13.64%

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 135,513 154,262 158,506
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.68% 91.90% 91.31%
Number of salaries quoted 108,128 123,735 132,620
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 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +123 90 £55,000 +11.11% 6
Midlands +42 37 £32,500 +13.04% 5
East Midlands +48 31 £32,500 +18.18% 1
South East -6 7 £70,500 +41.00% 1
West Midlands +28 6 £67,500 +75.32% 4
North of England +28 5 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Yorkshire +34 4 - - 1
East of England +35 2 £42,500 -
North West +25 1 £55,000 +15.79%
South West +17 1 £91,500 +75.96%
Network Load Balancing
UK

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 93 (65.49%) Cisco
2 91 (64.08%) Microsoft
3 80 (56.34%) Windows
4 76 (53.52%) WAN
5 70 (49.30%) TCP/IP
6 69 (48.59%) Active Directory
7 64 (45.07%) Cisco Certification
8 59 (41.55%) CCNA
9 58 (40.85%) Microsoft Azure
10 57 (40.14%) DNS
10 57 (40.14%) LAN
10 57 (40.14%) VMware
11 56 (39.44%) F5
12 54 (38.03%) Cisco ASA
13 53 (37.32%) Wireless
13 53 (37.32%) Data Centre
14 52 (36.62%) Citrix
15 51 (35.92%) Clustering
15 51 (35.92%) Cisco Nexus
16 50 (35.21%) Windows Server 2012
16 50 (35.21%) Hyper-V
17 48 (33.80%) SolarWinds
17 48 (33.80%) Firewall
17 48 (33.80%) DHCP
17 48 (33.80%) ITIL
18 43 (30.28%) Windows Server 2008
19 42 (29.58%) Nagios
20 40 (28.17%) VPN
20 40 (28.17%) VLAN
21 38 (26.76%) Retail

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 38 (26.76%) MS Exchange
2 20 (14.08%) GlassFish
2 20 (14.08%) JBoss
2 20 (14.08%) Tomcat
3 14 (9.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (9.86%) IIS
4 9 (6.34%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (4.23%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 58 (40.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (21.13%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (12.68%) Office 365
4 14 (9.86%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (5.63%) Mimecast
6 6 (4.23%) IaaS
6 6 (4.23%) PaaS
7 5 (3.52%) GitHub
7 5 (3.52%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.41%) Akamai
9 2 (1.41%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.70%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.70%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.70%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.70%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.70%) SaaS
10 1 (0.70%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 76 (53.52%) WAN
2 70 (49.30%) TCP/IP
3 57 (40.14%) DNS
3 57 (40.14%) LAN
4 54 (38.03%) Cisco ASA
5 53 (37.32%) Wireless
6 51 (35.92%) Cisco Nexus
7 48 (33.80%) DHCP
7 48 (33.80%) Firewall
8 40 (28.17%) VLAN
8 40 (28.17%) VPN
9 33 (23.24%) VPLS
10 28 (19.72%) Cisco ISE
11 27 (19.01%) BIG-IP
12 26 (18.31%) BGP
12 26 (18.31%) OSPF
13 25 (17.61%) MPLS
14 21 (14.79%) SAN
15 17 (11.97%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 17 (11.97%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.08%) RDBMS
1 20 (14.08%) Relational Database
2 11 (7.75%) Amazon RDS
2 11 (7.75%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.70%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.70%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 5 (3.52%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 38 (26.76%) Retail
2 4 (2.82%) Finance
3 3 (2.11%) Banking
3 3 (2.11%) Law
3 3 (2.11%) Legal
4 2 (1.41%) Billing
4 2 (1.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (35.21%) Analyst
2 46 (32.39%) Network Engineer
3 30 (21.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 28 (19.72%) Support Analyst
5 26 (18.31%) Cisco Engineer
6 25 (17.61%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 23 (16.20%) Project Engineer
8 20 (14.08%) Security Engineer
9 19 (13.38%) Network Security Engineer
10 17 (11.97%) Cisco Security Engineer
11 16 (11.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 16 (11.27%) Infrastructure Support
11 16 (11.27%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
12 12 (8.45%) Active Directory Analyst
12 12 (8.45%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
13 11 (7.75%) 3rd Line Support
14 10 (7.04%) Consultant
14 10 (7.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 8 (5.63%) Administrator
15 8 (5.63%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.82%) Middleware
2 2 (1.41%) Web Services
2 2 (1.41%) WSH
3 1 (0.70%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.70%) JSON
3 1 (0.70%) LDAP
3 1 (0.70%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 53 (37.32%) Data Centre
2 51 (35.92%) Clustering
3 22 (15.49%) Linux Command Line
4 20 (14.08%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (13.38%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (11.97%) Fintech
7 9 (6.34%) Data Protection Act
8 7 (4.93%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (2.82%) Public Cloud
10 3 (2.11%) CLARiiON
10 3 (2.11%) FlexPod
10 3 (2.11%) N-Tier
11 2 (1.41%) EMC VNX
11 2 (1.41%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.41%) NHS
11 2 (1.41%) Online Banking
12 1 (0.70%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.70%) iPad
12 1 (0.70%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 80 (56.34%) Windows
2 50 (35.21%) Windows Server 2012
3 43 (30.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (26.76%) Windows Server
5 33 (23.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 30 (21.13%) Linux
7 25 (17.61%) Unix
8 17 (11.97%) Windows 10
9 16 (11.27%) Windows 7
10 13 (9.15%) Windows 8
11 7 (4.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (2.11%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.70%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (33.80%) ITIL
2 33 (23.24%) Kalman Filter
3 28 (19.72%) Patch Management
4 25 (17.61%) Network Monitoring
4 25 (17.61%) Web Filtering
5 24 (16.90%) Problem-Solving
6 23 (16.20%) Network Management
7 20 (14.08%) Release Management
8 19 (13.38%) Performance Monitoring
9 16 (11.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 15 (10.56%) Service Management
10 15 (10.56%) Wealth Management
11 10 (7.04%) Data Protection
11 10 (7.04%) Operations Management
11 10 (7.04%) Project Management
12 7 (4.93%) Migration
12 7 (4.93%) Server Virtualisation
13 6 (4.23%) DevOps
14 5 (3.52%) Presales
14 5 (3.52%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 30 (21.13%) PowerShell
2 27 (19.01%) SQL
3 20 (14.08%) Java
3 20 (14.08%) Shell Script
4 6 (4.23%) T-SQL
5 5 (3.52%) Python
6 2 (1.41%) VBScript
7 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 64 (45.07%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (41.55%) CCNA
3 34 (23.94%) CCNP
4 33 (23.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (21.13%) MCSE
6 26 (18.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (5.63%) MCITP
7 8 (5.63%) MCSA
8 5 (3.52%) AWS Certification
8 5 (3.52%) RHCE
9 3 (2.11%) MCP
10 1 (0.70%) CCDA
10 1 (0.70%) CCIE
10 1 (0.70%) CCSA
10 1 (0.70%) CCSP
10 1 (0.70%) CCVP
10 1 (0.70%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.70%) Degree
10 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.97%) PCI DSS
2 9 (6.34%) SLA
3 5 (3.52%) PMO
4 2 (1.41%) COBIT
4 2 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 69 (48.59%) Active Directory
2 50 (35.21%) Hyper-V
3 29 (20.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (5.63%) VMware Server
5 6 (4.23%) vSphere
6 5 (3.52%) Docker
7 3 (2.11%) vCloud
7 3 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 42 (29.58%) Nagios
2 33 (23.24%) Cisco Prime
3 23 (16.20%) Ansible
4 20 (14.08%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (14.08%) Puppet
5 19 (13.38%) BMC PATROL
6 16 (11.27%) Salt
7 15 (10.56%) Stealthwatch
8 11 (7.75%) Backup Exec
9 9 (6.34%) Microsoft Clustering
9 9 (6.34%) Single Sign-On
10 8 (5.63%) SCCM
10 8 (5.63%) SCOM
11 4 (2.82%) Failover Clustering
12 3 (2.11%) vCenter Server
12 3 (2.11%) WSUS
13 1 (0.70%) AirWatch
13 1 (0.70%) Cisco CUCM
13 1 (0.70%) NetBackup
13 1 (0.70%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 93 (65.49%) Cisco
2 91 (64.08%) Microsoft
3 57 (40.14%) VMware
4 56 (39.44%) F5
5 52 (36.62%) Citrix
6 48 (33.80%) SolarWinds
7 33 (23.24%) HP
8 28 (19.72%) CheckPoint
9 23 (16.20%) Meraki
10 19 (13.38%) BMC
10 19 (13.38%) Dell
11 16 (11.27%) Zscaler
12 9 (6.34%) EMC
13 7 (4.93%) Nimble Storage
13 7 (4.93%) Red Hat
14 6 (4.23%) NetApp
15 5 (3.52%) Google
16 3 (2.11%) 3PAR
16 3 (2.11%) EqualLogic
16 3 (2.11%) Veeam