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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Load Balancing (NLB)
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 800 870 904
Rank change year-on-year +70 +34  
Permanent jobs citing Network Load Balancing 67 35 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.080% 0.038% 0.047%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.089% 0.043% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 58 31 44
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,650 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,750 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -18.57% +23.52%  

Network Load Balancing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 75432 81132 91432
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 89.71% 88.99% 87.96%
Number of salaries quoted 61224 68664 75601
Median salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Network Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Network Load Balancing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +51 40 £45,000 -25.00% 2
West Midlands +23 13 £40,000 +8.84%
South East +65 12 £60,000 +14.28%
Yorkshire -7 1 £42,500 -34.61%
North West -38 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Network Load Balancing
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing Network Load Balancing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Network Load Balancing.

1 77 (54.23%) Windows
2 72 (50.70%) Microsoft
3 67 (47.18%) WAN
4 64 (45.07%) Active Directory
5 62 (43.66%) Windows Server
6 61 (42.96%) SQL
6 61 (42.96%) Clustering
7 60 (42.25%) Cisco
8 51 (35.92%) SQL Server
9 48 (33.80%) Firewall
10 47 (33.10%) DNS
11 46 (32.39%) IIS
11 46 (32.39%) VMware
12 44 (30.99%) PowerShell
13 41 (28.87%) VMware Infrastructure
13 41 (28.87%) ITIL
13 41 (28.87%) Data Centre
14 40 (28.17%) Cisco Certification
15 39 (27.46%) Windows Server 2008
16 38 (26.76%) Finance
16 38 (26.76%) LAN
17 37 (26.06%) DHCP
18 36 (25.35%) High Availability
19 34 (23.94%) VMware ESXi
19 34 (23.94%) Hyper-V
20 32 (22.54%) BGP
21 29 (20.42%) SAN
21 29 (20.42%) SharePoint
21 29 (20.42%) Replication
22 28 (19.72%) T-SQL

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 46 (32.39%) IIS
2 29 (20.42%) SharePoint
3 27 (19.01%) MS Exchange
4 21 (14.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (11.27%) Skype for Business
6 14 (9.86%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (2.11%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (2.11%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.41%) Apache
10 2 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.41%) CMS
10 2 (1.41%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.70%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (8.45%) MS Visio
2 10 (7.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 10 (7.04%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.52%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (18.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (10.56%) Office 365
3 9 (6.34%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.82%) Mimecast
5 3 (2.11%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (1.41%) IaaS
7 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (47.18%) WAN
2 48 (33.80%) Firewall
3 47 (33.10%) DNS
4 38 (26.76%) LAN
5 37 (26.06%) DHCP
6 32 (22.54%) BGP
7 29 (20.42%) SAN
8 28 (19.72%) TCP/IP
9 27 (19.01%) OSPF
10 25 (17.61%) Network Security
11 24 (16.90%) Cisco Nexus
12 23 (16.20%) MPLS
13 22 (15.49%) Internet
14 20 (14.08%) DMZ
14 20 (14.08%) Remote Desktop
15 19 (13.38%) Cisco ASA
15 19 (13.38%) VLAN
15 19 (13.38%) Wireless
16 18 (12.68%) Multicast
17 17 (11.97%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (35.92%) SQL Server
2 26 (18.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (11.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (7.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (6.34%) Crystal Reports
5 9 (6.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (5.63%) Hadoop
6 8 (5.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 8 (5.63%) OLAP
6 8 (5.63%) OLTP
6 8 (5.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (5.63%) SQL Server 2014
6 8 (5.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.82%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (2.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (5.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (26.76%) Finance
2 15 (10.56%) Banking
3 11 (7.75%) Law
4 9 (6.34%) Telecoms
5 8 (5.63%) Financial Institution
6 6 (4.23%) Back Office
7 5 (3.52%) Front Office
8 4 (2.82%) Investment Banking
8 4 (2.82%) Retail
9 1 (0.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 46 (32.39%) Network Engineer
2 20 (14.08%) Architect
3 18 (12.68%) Administrator
3 18 (12.68%) DBA
3 18 (12.68%) SQL DBA
4 17 (11.97%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (8.45%) Systems Administrator
6 11 (7.75%) Applications Support
7 10 (7.04%) Cisco Engineer
7 10 (7.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 10 (7.04%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
7 10 (7.04%) Senior DBA
7 10 (7.04%) Senior SQL DBA
8 9 (6.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (6.34%) Windows Administrator
8 9 (6.34%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 8 (5.63%) Analyst
10 6 (4.23%) Senior Network Engineer
11 5 (3.52%) SQL Server DBA
11 5 (3.52%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.75%) .NET
2 9 (6.34%) MSMQ
2 9 (6.34%) SOAP
3 7 (4.93%) 802.1X
4 5 (3.52%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (1.41%) LAMP
5 2 (1.41%) Web Services
5 2 (1.41%) XML
6 1 (0.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 61 (42.96%) Clustering
2 41 (28.87%) Data Centre
3 29 (20.42%) Replication
4 12 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (6.34%) SWIFT
6 5 (3.52%) Hedge funds
6 5 (3.52%) PKI
6 5 (3.52%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 4 (2.82%) EPoS
8 2 (1.41%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.41%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.41%) NHS
9 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.70%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.70%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 77 (54.23%) Windows
2 62 (43.66%) Windows Server
3 39 (27.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (18.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (16.90%) Linux
6 17 (11.97%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (5.63%) Unix
8 5 (3.52%) VMS
8 5 (3.52%) Windows 2000
8 5 (3.52%) Windows NT
9 4 (2.82%) Windows 10
9 4 (2.82%) Windows 7
9 4 (2.82%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (28.87%) ITIL
2 36 (25.35%) High Availability
3 21 (14.79%) Performance Tuning
4 19 (13.38%) Network Monitoring
5 16 (11.27%) Performance Monitoring
6 15 (10.56%) Change Control
6 15 (10.56%) Database Security
6 15 (10.56%) ITIL V3
6 15 (10.56%) Migration
6 15 (10.56%) Service Management
7 13 (9.15%) PRINCE2
8 12 (8.45%) Project Management
8 12 (8.45%) Service Delivery
8 12 (8.45%) Time Management
9 11 (7.75%) Change Management
9 11 (7.75%) Data Protection
9 11 (7.75%) Infrastructure Management
9 11 (7.75%) Performance Management
10 10 (7.04%) Capacity Planning
10 10 (7.04%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 61 (42.96%) SQL
2 44 (30.99%) PowerShell
3 28 (19.72%) T-SQL
4 10 (7.04%) VBScript
5 9 (6.34%) JavaScript
6 6 (4.23%) VB
7 3 (2.11%) Java
8 2 (1.41%) PHP
9 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.70%) Perl
9 1 (0.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 40 (28.17%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (19.01%) CCNA
3 24 (16.90%) CCNP
4 13 (9.15%) CCIE
5 10 (7.04%) JNCIS
6 8 (5.63%) CCDP
6 8 (5.63%) MCSE
6 8 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (5.63%) SC Cleared
6 8 (5.63%) Security Cleared
7 7 (4.93%) Degree
8 5 (3.52%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (3.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.70%) CCDA
11 1 (0.70%) CCSP
11 1 (0.70%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.52%) SLA
2 3 (2.11%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.41%) QA
4 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 64 (45.07%) Active Directory
2 41 (28.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (23.94%) Hyper-V
3 34 (23.94%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (5.63%) vSphere
5 7 (4.93%) ISA Server
5 7 (4.93%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (4.93%) XenDesktop
6 6 (4.23%) vCloud
7 5 (3.52%) Forefront TMG
7 5 (3.52%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (3.52%) NFS
7 5 (3.52%) ProxySG
7 5 (3.52%) Terminal Server
7 5 (3.52%) UAG
7 5 (3.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (2.82%) Firmware
9 2 (1.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (17.61%) Microsoft Clustering
2 21 (14.79%) vCenter Server
3 20 (14.08%) SCOM
4 11 (7.75%) Failover Clustering
5 8 (5.63%) SCCM
6 7 (4.93%) Cisco CUCM
7 6 (4.23%) vMotion
7 6 (4.23%) WSUS
8 5 (3.52%) WMI
9 4 (2.82%) Cisco Prime
10 2 (1.41%) HP SIM
10 2 (1.41%) Nagios
10 2 (1.41%) OpenView
10 2 (1.41%) SCDPM
10 2 (1.41%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 1 (0.70%) Puppet
11 1 (0.70%) SolarWinds Orion
11 1 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 72 (50.70%) Microsoft
2 60 (42.25%) Cisco
3 46 (32.39%) VMware
4 27 (19.01%) F5
5 25 (17.61%) Palo Alto
6 23 (16.20%) SolarWinds
7 19 (13.38%) HP
8 18 (12.68%) Juniper
9 15 (10.56%) Citrix
10 14 (9.86%) CheckPoint
11 12 (8.45%) Avaya
12 5 (3.52%) Blue Coat
12 5 (3.52%) CA
12 5 (3.52%) Dell
12 5 (3.52%) Riverbed
12 5 (3.52%) Veritas
13 4 (2.82%) LANDesk
13 4 (2.82%) ServiceNow
14 3 (2.11%) 3PAR
14 3 (2.11%) Nortel
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