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

Network Load Balancing (NLB)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1001 1056 1136
Rank change year-on-year +55 +80 +56
Permanent jobs citing Network Load Balancing 142 120 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.090% 0.072% 0.053%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.099% 0.079% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 124 99 82
England median annual salary £62,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.58% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,950 £36,250 £35,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £64,875
UK median annual salary £62,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% +11.11%

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 143,792 151,600 168,665
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.13% 91.52% 90.85%
Number of salaries quoted 115,332 121,306 142,374
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 August 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 August 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 +54 101 £65,000 +30.00% 4
South East -12 16 £53,750 -10.42% 1
Midlands +2 13 £31,000 -22.50% 8
East Midlands +9 11 £31,000 +12.73% 6
North of England +41 6 £55,000 +25.71% 1
East of England - 5 £38,750 -
North West +23 4 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Yorkshire +37 2 - -
West Midlands +16 2 £67,500 +68.75% 2
South West - 1 £45,500 -
Network Load Balancing
UK

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 88 (61.97%) WAN
2 86 (60.56%) Cisco
3 84 (59.15%) Wireless
4 81 (57.04%) SolarWinds
5 79 (55.63%) F5
6 76 (53.52%) Cisco Nexus
6 76 (53.52%) Cisco ASA
7 67 (47.18%) Cisco Certification
8 66 (46.48%) CCNA
8 66 (46.48%) Nagios
9 62 (43.66%) Data Centre
10 59 (41.55%) Cisco Prime
10 59 (41.55%) VPLS
11 58 (40.85%) CCNP
11 58 (40.85%) Microsoft
11 58 (40.85%) VPN
12 56 (39.44%) Windows
13 52 (36.62%) VMware
14 48 (33.80%) MPLS
14 48 (33.80%) Meraki
14 48 (33.80%) Network Management
15 47 (33.10%) Firewall
15 47 (33.10%) Active Directory
16 44 (30.99%) VMware Infrastructure
17 41 (28.87%) TCP/IP
17 41 (28.87%) LAN
18 38 (26.76%) Cisco ISE
19 37 (26.06%) Cisco Wireless
20 36 (25.35%) Microsoft Azure
21 32 (22.54%) ITIL

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 17 (11.97%) IIS
2 16 (11.27%) JBoss
3 14 (9.86%) Tomcat
4 12 (8.45%) GlassFish
5 10 (7.04%) SharePoint
6 7 (4.93%) MS Exchange
7 6 (4.23%) Apache
7 6 (4.23%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (2.82%) CMS
8 4 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (2.82%) nginx
8 4 (2.82%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.41%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (2.82%) InfoPath
1 4 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.70%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 36 (25.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (16.90%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (9.15%) Office 365
4 11 (7.75%) IaaS
4 11 (7.75%) PaaS
5 6 (4.23%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (4.23%) GitHub
5 6 (4.23%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (2.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (2.82%) Datadog
6 4 (2.82%) G Suite
6 4 (2.82%) Slack
7 2 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.41%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 88 (61.97%) WAN
2 84 (59.15%) Wireless
3 76 (53.52%) Cisco ASA
3 76 (53.52%) Cisco Nexus
4 59 (41.55%) VPLS
5 58 (40.85%) VPN
6 48 (33.80%) MPLS
7 47 (33.10%) Firewall
8 41 (28.87%) LAN
8 41 (28.87%) TCP/IP
9 38 (26.76%) Cisco ISE
10 37 (26.06%) Cisco Wireless
11 28 (19.72%) DNS
12 27 (19.01%) BGP
12 27 (19.01%) BIG-IP
12 27 (19.01%) Cisco Firepower
12 27 (19.01%) OSPF
13 18 (12.68%) DHCP
13 18 (12.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 17 (11.97%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.56%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.45%) RDBMS
2 12 (8.45%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.23%) MongoDB
3 6 (4.23%) MySQL
4 3 (2.11%) Couchbase
4 3 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (4.23%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.41%) Rational Team Concert
2 2 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.41%) Toad
3 1 (0.70%) AutoIt
3 1 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 28 (19.72%) Retail
2 3 (2.11%) Legal
3 2 (1.41%) Banking
3 2 (1.41%) Billing
3 2 (1.41%) Finance
3 2 (1.41%) Law
4 1 (0.70%) Publishing
4 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (44.37%) Network Engineer
2 50 (35.21%) Cisco Engineer
2 50 (35.21%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 48 (33.80%) Project Engineer
4 28 (19.72%) Network Security Engineer
4 28 (19.72%) Security Engineer
5 26 (18.31%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 24 (16.90%) Analyst
7 14 (9.86%) Support Analyst
8 13 (9.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 12 (8.45%) Infrastructure Support
9 12 (8.45%) IT Engineer
10 11 (7.75%) Consultant
10 11 (7.75%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 11 (7.75%) Wireless Engineer
10 11 (7.75%) Wireless Network Engineer
11 10 (7.04%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
11 10 (7.04%) Support Engineer
12 8 (5.63%) Architect
12 8 (5.63%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.11%) JSON
1 3 (2.11%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (1.41%) HTML
2 2 (1.41%) Java EE
2 2 (1.41%) LAMP
2 2 (1.41%) LDAP
2 2 (1.41%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (1.41%) Middleware
3 1 (0.70%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 62 (43.66%) Data Centre
2 29 (20.42%) Clustering
3 14 (9.86%) Linux Command Line
4 12 (8.45%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (8.45%) Fintech
5 11 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (6.34%) Data Protection Act
7 8 (5.63%) Hybrid Cloud
7 8 (5.63%) Management Information System
8 7 (4.93%) Private Cloud
9 6 (4.23%) N-Tier
10 5 (3.52%) Computer Science
10 5 (3.52%) EMC VNX
11 4 (2.82%) Taxonomies
12 3 (2.11%) CLARiiON
13 2 (1.41%) FlexPod
13 2 (1.41%) NHS
13 2 (1.41%) Online Banking
13 2 (1.41%) Public Cloud
14 1 (0.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 56 (39.44%) Windows
2 29 (20.42%) Linux
3 21 (14.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (12.68%) Unix
5 16 (11.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (10.56%) Windows Server
7 9 (6.34%) Windows 7
7 9 (6.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (5.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (2.82%) Windows 10
10 3 (2.11%) CentOS
10 3 (2.11%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.41%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (33.80%) Network Management
2 32 (22.54%) ITIL
3 28 (19.72%) Kalman Filter
4 26 (18.31%) Network Monitoring
4 26 (18.31%) Web Filtering
5 23 (16.20%) Server Virtualisation
6 15 (10.56%) Migration
7 12 (8.45%) DevOps
7 12 (8.45%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (8.45%) Release Management
8 11 (7.75%) Performance Monitoring
9 10 (7.04%) Data Protection
9 10 (7.04%) Project Management
9 10 (7.04%) Wealth Management
10 9 (6.34%) Operations Management
11 8 (5.63%) Presales
12 7 (4.93%) Customer Requirements
13 6 (4.23%) B2C
13 6 (4.23%) IT Strategy
13 6 (4.23%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 26 (18.31%) SQL
2 21 (14.79%) PowerShell
3 15 (10.56%) Shell Script
4 13 (9.15%) Python
5 12 (8.45%) Java
6 10 (7.04%) T-SQL
7 9 (6.34%) Perl
8 7 (4.93%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.82%) Ruby
10 3 (2.11%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.41%) Jython
11 2 (1.41%) PHP
11 2 (1.41%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 1 (0.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 67 (47.18%) Cisco Certification
2 66 (46.48%) CCNA
3 58 (40.85%) CCNP
4 11 (7.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (7.04%) MCSE
6 8 (5.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (4.93%) AWS Certification
7 7 (4.93%) MCITP
7 7 (4.93%) MCSA
8 6 (4.23%) RHCE
9 1 (0.70%) CCIE
9 1 (0.70%) CCSA
9 1 (0.70%) CCVP
9 1 (0.70%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.70%) Degree
9 1 (0.70%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.70%) MCTS
9 1 (0.70%) RHCA
9 1 (0.70%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.38%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.52%) SLA
3 4 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.11%) QA
5 2 (1.41%) COBIT
5 2 (1.41%) PMO
6 1 (0.70%) GDPR
System Software
1 47 (33.10%) Active Directory
2 44 (30.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (18.31%) Hyper-V
4 24 (16.90%) VMware Server
5 14 (9.86%) Docker
6 7 (4.93%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (4.93%) vSphere
7 6 (4.23%) vCloud
8 4 (2.82%) VirtualBox
9 3 (2.11%) NFS
9 3 (2.11%) XenApp
10 2 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (1.41%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (1.41%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.70%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.70%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 66 (46.48%) Nagios
2 59 (41.55%) Cisco Prime
3 26 (18.31%) Stealthwatch
4 17 (11.97%) Ansible
5 15 (10.56%) Microsoft Clustering
5 15 (10.56%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (10.56%) Puppet
6 11 (7.75%) BMC PATROL
6 11 (7.75%) Salt
7 5 (3.52%) vCenter Server
8 4 (2.82%) Kubernetes
8 4 (2.82%) Pingdom
8 4 (2.82%) Rancher
8 4 (2.82%) SCCM
9 3 (2.11%) CFEngine
9 3 (2.11%) SCOM
9 3 (2.11%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (1.41%) NetBackup
10 2 (1.41%) WSUS
11 1 (0.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 86 (60.56%) Cisco
2 81 (57.04%) SolarWinds
3 79 (55.63%) F5
4 58 (40.85%) Microsoft
5 52 (36.62%) VMware
6 48 (33.80%) Meraki
7 27 (19.01%) CheckPoint
8 25 (17.61%) HP
9 21 (14.79%) EMC
10 19 (13.38%) Citrix
11 15 (10.56%) Dell
11 15 (10.56%) NetApp
11 15 (10.56%) Zscaler
12 11 (7.75%) BMC
13 8 (5.63%) Red Hat
14 6 (4.23%) Google
15 4 (2.82%) CenturyLink
15 4 (2.82%) Okta
15 4 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
15 4 (2.82%) Splunk