Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Load Balancing (NLB)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1075 1020 1114
Rank change year-on-year -55 +94 -15
Permanent jobs citing Network Load Balancing 74 141 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.045% 0.085% 0.066%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.050% 0.095% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 65 111 107
England median annual salary £46,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.38% -4.55% +29.41%
10th Percentile £26,250 £36,250 £35,350
90th Percentile £60,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £51,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year -7.32% -6.82% +29.41%

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 148,316 148,580 174,038
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.87% 89.53% 88.84%
Number of salaries quoted 121,459 123,392 145,663
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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
South East -13 29 £50,000 -
Midlands +25 25 £30,000 -25.00%
West Midlands -9 13 £42,750 +6.88%
London -26 13 £60,000 - 11
East Midlands - 12 £27,500 -
North of England -4 3 £45,000 -30.77% 1
South West +8 2 £52,000 +43.45% 2
Yorkshire +3 2 £39,500 -39.23%
East of England -20 2 - -
North West -3 1 £47,500 - 1
Network Load Balancing
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 53 (71.62%) Active Directory
2 48 (64.86%) Microsoft
3 38 (51.35%) Hyper-V
4 37 (50.00%) Windows
5 33 (44.59%) Clustering
6 30 (40.54%) MS Exchange
6 30 (40.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 28 (37.84%) LAN
7 28 (37.84%) WAN
7 28 (37.84%) SQL Server
7 28 (37.84%) TCP/IP
8 27 (36.49%) HP
8 27 (36.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (36.49%) Windows Server
9 25 (33.78%) DNS
10 23 (31.08%) SQL
11 22 (29.73%) Finance
11 22 (29.73%) VMware
11 22 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
11 22 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
11 22 (29.73%) Microsoft Clustering
12 19 (25.68%) MCSE
12 19 (25.68%) Microsoft Certification
13 18 (24.32%) SAN
13 18 (24.32%) DHCP
13 18 (24.32%) ITIL
14 17 (22.97%) Cisco
15 15 (20.27%) CCNA
15 15 (20.27%) Cisco Certification
15 15 (20.27%) PRINCE2

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 30 (40.54%) Exchange Server 2010
1 30 (40.54%) MS Exchange
2 15 (20.27%) SharePoint
3 14 (18.92%) SharePoint 2010
3 14 (18.92%) SharePoint 2013
4 11 (14.86%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (14.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (8.11%) IIS
6 4 (5.41%) Skype for Business
7 2 (2.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (2.70%) CMS
7 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.70%) JBoss
7 2 (2.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (9.46%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (9.46%) Office 365
3 3 (4.05%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (4.05%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 3 (4.05%) Amazon S3
3 3 (4.05%) CloudFront
3 3 (4.05%) Route 53
4 2 (2.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (2.70%) Datadog
4 2 (2.70%) G Suite
4 2 (2.70%) Mimecast
4 2 (2.70%) Slack
4 2 (2.70%) Yammer
5 1 (1.35%) IaaS
5 1 (1.35%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.35%) PaaS
5 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (37.84%) LAN
1 28 (37.84%) TCP/IP
1 28 (37.84%) WAN
2 25 (33.78%) DNS
3 18 (24.32%) DHCP
3 18 (24.32%) SAN
4 13 (17.57%) Firewall
4 13 (17.57%) VLAN
5 10 (13.51%) Wireless
6 8 (10.81%) Network Security
7 7 (9.46%) BGP
7 7 (9.46%) MPLS
8 6 (8.11%) OSPF
8 6 (8.11%) Skype
8 6 (8.11%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (6.76%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (6.76%) VPN
10 4 (5.41%) Internet
11 3 (4.05%) HTTP
11 3 (4.05%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (37.84%) SQL Server
2 15 (20.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.05%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.70%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.70%) MySQL
4 2 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.70%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.35%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
1 3 (4.05%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (4.05%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.35%) JIRA
2 1 (1.35%) Subversion
General
1 22 (29.73%) Finance
2 14 (18.92%) Retail
3 3 (4.05%) Marketing
4 2 (2.70%) Publishing
5 1 (1.35%) Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (31.08%) Architect
2 20 (27.03%) Systems Engineer
3 14 (18.92%) Active Directory Architect
3 14 (18.92%) Enterprise Architect
3 14 (18.92%) Enterprise Technical Architect
3 14 (18.92%) Technical Architect
4 11 (14.86%) Support Engineer
5 10 (13.51%) IT Engineer
6 9 (12.16%) Network Engineer
7 8 (10.81%) Security Architect
8 7 (9.46%) Analyst
8 7 (9.46%) IT Support
9 6 (8.11%) IT Support Engineer
9 6 (8.11%) Operations Manager
9 6 (8.11%) Support Analyst
10 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Manager
10 5 (6.76%) IT Infrastructure Manager
10 5 (6.76%) IT Manager
10 5 (6.76%) IT Operations Manager
10 5 (6.76%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.41%) Web Services
2 2 (2.70%) .NET
3 1 (1.35%) Middleware
3 1 (1.35%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 33 (44.59%) Clustering
2 6 (8.11%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.05%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.70%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.35%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.35%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.35%) Fintech
6 1 (1.35%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (1.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 37 (50.00%) Windows
2 27 (36.49%) Windows Server
2 27 (36.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (14.86%) Linux
5 11 (14.86%) Windows 10
5 11 (14.86%) Windows 7
5 11 (14.86%) Windows 8
6 5 (6.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.32%) ITIL
2 15 (20.27%) PRINCE2
3 14 (18.92%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 14 (18.92%) High Availability
3 14 (18.92%) IT Strategy
3 14 (18.92%) Mentoring
3 14 (18.92%) TOGAF
3 14 (18.92%) Translating Business Requirements
4 11 (14.86%) Patch Management
5 8 (10.81%) Service Management
6 6 (8.11%) Change Management
6 6 (8.11%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (8.11%) Mobile Device Management
6 6 (8.11%) SIEM
6 6 (8.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 5 (6.76%) Data Loss Prevention
7 5 (6.76%) Line Management
7 5 (6.76%) Pattern Matching
7 5 (6.76%) Presales
7 5 (6.76%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (31.08%) SQL
2 11 (14.86%) PowerShell
3 7 (9.46%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.70%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.70%) C++
4 2 (2.70%) Perl
4 2 (2.70%) Python
4 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.35%) C
5 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.35%) PHP
5 1 (1.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (25.68%) MCSE
1 19 (25.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (20.27%) CCNA
2 15 (20.27%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (6.76%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.76%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.35%) Degree
4 1 (1.35%) HND
4 1 (1.35%) MCP
4 1 (1.35%) MCSA
4 1 (1.35%) MCSM
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certified Master
4 1 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.46%) PCI DSS
2 6 (8.11%) SLA
3 4 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.35%) ISO 22301
4 1 (1.35%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 53 (71.62%) Active Directory
2 38 (51.35%) Hyper-V
3 22 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.05%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.70%) Docker
6 1 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.35%) VMFS
6 1 (1.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (29.73%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (6.76%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (6.76%) Puppet
3 4 (5.41%) SCCM
3 4 (5.41%) SCOM
4 2 (2.70%) AirWatch
4 2 (2.70%) Ansible
4 2 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.70%) Nagios
4 2 (2.70%) Pingdom
4 2 (2.70%) Salt
4 2 (2.70%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.35%) Control-M
5 1 (1.35%) OpenView
5 1 (1.35%) PowerCLI
5 1 (1.35%) vMotion
Vendors
1 48 (64.86%) Microsoft
2 27 (36.49%) HP
3 22 (29.73%) VMware
4 17 (22.97%) Cisco
5 15 (20.27%) F5
6 14 (18.92%) 3PAR
7 3 (4.05%) Avaya
7 3 (4.05%) Citrix
8 2 (2.70%) Adobe
8 2 (2.70%) Apple
8 2 (2.70%) Aruba
8 2 (2.70%) McAfee
8 2 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.70%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.70%) Splunk
8 2 (2.70%) Symantec
9 1 (1.35%) Dell
9 1 (1.35%) LogRhythm
9 1 (1.35%) Nintex
9 1 (1.35%) Solace