Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Load Balancing (NLB)
UK > England
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 961 1056 1109
Rank change year-on-year +95 +53 +73
Permanent jobs citing Network Load Balancing 153 110 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.100% 0.067% 0.051%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.073% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 126 87 77
England median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £35,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £70,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +29.41% -5.56% -

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 139,739 150,680 163,299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.07% 91.56% 90.87%
Number of salaries quoted 112,134 119,743 137,432
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +100 101 £58,000 +28.89% 2
Midlands +23 29 £32,500 +8.33% 2
East Midlands -3 24 £31,000 +12.73% 1
South East +3 14 £47,500 -5.00% 2
North of England +23 6 £55,000 +29.41% 3
West Midlands +25 5 £67,500 +68.75% 1
North West +14 4 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Yorkshire +24 2 - - 2
East of England +16 2 £42,500 -
South West +13 1 £45,500 -12.50% 1
Network Load Balancing
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 97 (63.40%) Cisco
2 91 (59.48%) WAN
3 80 (52.29%) Microsoft
4 77 (50.33%) Windows
4 77 (50.33%) Wireless
5 75 (49.02%) SolarWinds
6 73 (47.71%) F5
7 72 (47.06%) Cisco ASA
8 71 (46.41%) Cisco Certification
9 70 (45.75%) Cisco Nexus
10 69 (45.10%) CCNA
11 68 (44.44%) Active Directory
12 65 (42.48%) Data Centre
13 63 (41.18%) Nagios
14 62 (40.52%) TCP/IP
15 60 (39.22%) VMware
16 55 (35.95%) VPN
17 53 (34.64%) Cisco Prime
17 53 (34.64%) VPLS
18 52 (33.99%) CCNP
19 50 (32.68%) LAN
20 49 (32.03%) Clustering
21 48 (31.37%) Firewall
22 45 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
22 45 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
23 44 (28.76%) ITIL
24 42 (27.45%) DNS
24 42 (27.45%) MPLS
24 42 (27.45%) Network Management
24 42 (27.45%) Hyper-V

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 24 (15.69%) MS Exchange
2 23 (15.03%) JBoss
3 19 (12.42%) GlassFish
3 19 (12.42%) Tomcat
4 18 (11.76%) IIS
5 12 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (7.19%) SharePoint
7 7 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (2.61%) Apache
9 4 (2.61%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (2.61%) nginx
9 4 (2.61%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (2.61%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (2.61%) InfoPath
1 4 (2.61%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 45 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (16.99%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (10.46%) Office 365
4 8 (5.23%) IaaS
4 8 (5.23%) PaaS
5 7 (4.58%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (3.92%) GitHub
6 6 (3.92%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (3.92%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 91 (59.48%) WAN
2 77 (50.33%) Wireless
3 72 (47.06%) Cisco ASA
4 70 (45.75%) Cisco Nexus
5 62 (40.52%) TCP/IP
6 55 (35.95%) VPN
7 53 (34.64%) VPLS
8 50 (32.68%) LAN
9 48 (31.37%) Firewall
10 42 (27.45%) DNS
10 42 (27.45%) MPLS
11 37 (24.18%) Cisco ISE
12 36 (23.53%) DHCP
13 31 (20.26%) Cisco Wireless
14 27 (17.65%) BGP
14 27 (17.65%) OSPF
15 26 (16.99%) BIG-IP
15 26 (16.99%) Cisco Firepower
16 25 (16.34%) VLAN
17 19 (12.42%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.42%) RDBMS
1 19 (12.42%) Relational Database
2 15 (9.80%) SQL Server
3 8 (5.23%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.96%) Couchbase
5 3 (1.96%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.96%) MySQL
6 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.65%) RavenDB
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (3.92%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 34 (22.22%) Retail
2 3 (1.96%) Legal
3 2 (1.31%) Banking
3 2 (1.31%) Billing
3 2 (1.31%) Finance
3 2 (1.31%) Law
4 1 (0.65%) Publishing
4 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (39.87%) Network Engineer
2 44 (28.76%) Cisco Engineer
2 44 (28.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 42 (27.45%) Project Engineer
4 41 (26.80%) Analyst
5 27 (17.65%) Network Security Engineer
5 27 (17.65%) Security Engineer
6 26 (16.99%) Support Analyst
7 25 (16.34%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 23 (15.03%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 17 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
10 16 (10.46%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 12 (7.84%) Support Engineer
12 11 (7.19%) IT Engineer
13 10 (6.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 10 (6.54%) 3rd Line Support
13 10 (6.54%) Consultant
14 9 (5.88%) Administrator
15 7 (4.58%) Applications Support
15 7 (4.58%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.96%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (1.31%) LAMP
2 2 (1.31%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (1.31%) Middleware
3 1 (0.65%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.65%) JSON
3 1 (0.65%) LDAP
3 1 (0.65%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 65 (42.48%) Data Centre
2 49 (32.03%) Clustering
3 21 (13.73%) Linux Command Line
4 19 (12.42%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (11.11%) Fintech
7 9 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
8 7 (4.58%) Private Cloud
9 6 (3.92%) Computer Science
9 6 (3.92%) N-Tier
10 5 (3.27%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (2.61%) EMC VNX
11 4 (2.61%) Management Information System
11 4 (2.61%) Taxonomies
12 3 (1.96%) CLARiiON
13 2 (1.31%) FlexPod
13 2 (1.31%) NHS
13 2 (1.31%) Online Banking
13 2 (1.31%) Public Cloud
14 1 (0.65%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 77 (50.33%) Windows
2 39 (25.49%) Windows Server 2012
3 33 (21.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (20.26%) Linux
5 30 (19.61%) Windows Server
6 25 (16.34%) Unix
7 23 (15.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (10.46%) Windows 7
9 14 (9.15%) Windows 10
10 11 (7.19%) Windows 8
11 6 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.96%) CentOS
13 2 (1.31%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (28.76%) ITIL
2 42 (27.45%) Network Management
3 32 (20.92%) Kalman Filter
4 26 (16.99%) Network Monitoring
4 26 (16.99%) Web Filtering
5 23 (15.03%) Problem-Solving
6 19 (12.42%) Release Management
7 18 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
7 18 (11.76%) Server Virtualisation
8 16 (10.46%) Patch Management
9 15 (9.80%) Migration
9 15 (9.80%) Wealth Management
10 11 (7.19%) Service Management
11 10 (6.54%) Data Protection
11 10 (6.54%) Project Management
12 9 (5.88%) DevOps
13 8 (5.23%) Operations Management
14 7 (4.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 6 (3.92%) Customer Requirements
15 6 (3.92%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 31 (20.26%) SQL
2 22 (14.38%) PowerShell
2 22 (14.38%) Shell Script
3 19 (12.42%) Java
4 10 (6.54%) T-SQL
5 9 (5.88%) Python
6 4 (2.61%) Ruby
7 3 (1.96%) Perl
Qualifications
1 71 (46.41%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (45.10%) CCNA
3 52 (33.99%) CCNP
4 23 (15.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (13.07%) MCSE
6 17 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (5.23%) MCITP
7 8 (5.23%) MCSA
8 6 (3.92%) AWS Certification
8 6 (3.92%) RHCE
9 2 (1.31%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (1.31%) Degree
9 2 (1.31%) MCP
10 1 (0.65%) CCDA
10 1 (0.65%) CCDP
10 1 (0.65%) CCIE
10 1 (0.65%) CCSA
10 1 (0.65%) CCVP
10 1 (0.65%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (0.65%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.76%) PCI DSS
2 7 (4.58%) SLA
3 3 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.96%) QA
4 2 (1.31%) COBIT
4 2 (1.31%) PMO
5 1 (0.65%) GDPR
System Software
1 68 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 45 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (27.45%) Hyper-V
4 19 (12.42%) VMware Server
5 10 (6.54%) Docker
6 7 (4.58%) vSphere
7 6 (3.92%) vCloud
7 6 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (2.61%) VirtualBox
9 2 (1.31%) XenApp
10 1 (0.65%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.65%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.65%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.65%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 63 (41.18%) Nagios
2 53 (34.64%) Cisco Prime
3 25 (16.34%) Stealthwatch
4 22 (14.38%) Ansible
4 22 (14.38%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (14.38%) Puppet
5 18 (11.76%) BMC PATROL
6 16 (10.46%) Salt
7 14 (9.15%) Microsoft Clustering
8 7 (4.58%) Backup Exec
8 7 (4.58%) SCCM
8 7 (4.58%) SCOM
8 7 (4.58%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (2.61%) Failover Clustering
9 4 (2.61%) Kubernetes
9 4 (2.61%) Rancher
9 4 (2.61%) vCenter Server
10 3 (1.96%) CFEngine
10 3 (1.96%) WSUS
11 1 (0.65%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 97 (63.40%) Cisco
2 80 (52.29%) Microsoft
3 75 (49.02%) SolarWinds
4 73 (47.71%) F5
5 60 (39.22%) VMware
6 42 (27.45%) Meraki
7 37 (24.18%) Citrix
8 33 (21.57%) HP
9 27 (17.65%) CheckPoint
10 18 (11.76%) BMC
11 17 (11.11%) Dell
12 15 (9.80%) Zscaler
13 14 (9.15%) EMC
14 10 (6.54%) NetApp
15 6 (3.92%) Google
15 6 (3.92%) Nimble Storage
15 6 (3.92%) Red Hat
16 4 (2.61%) CenturyLink
17 3 (1.96%) 3PAR
17 3 (1.96%) New Relic