Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Load Balancing (NLB)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1067 1091 1152
Rank change year-on-year +24 +61 -10
Permanent jobs citing Network Load Balancing 107 107 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.063% 0.060% 0.063%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.070% 0.067% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 87 89 106
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £35,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £68,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% -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 152449 159358 181424
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.91% 89.39% 88.74%
Number of salaries quoted 121294 133740 151021
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +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 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 +61 42 £50,000 -4.76% 1
London +18 31 £45,000 +5.88%
Midlands +57 27 £30,000 -25.00% 1
East Midlands - 14 £27,500 -
West Midlands +21 13 £40,000 - 1
North of England +5 4 £43,750 -32.69%
Yorkshire +13 3 £42,500 -34.62%
East of England -7 2 - -
South West +5 1 £52,000 +9.47% 1
North West +2 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Network Load Balancing
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 75 (70.09%) Active Directory
2 68 (63.55%) Microsoft
3 66 (61.68%) Windows
4 65 (60.75%) Clustering
5 55 (51.40%) SQL Server
6 54 (50.47%) Windows Server
7 50 (46.73%) Hyper-V
8 42 (39.25%) WAN
9 41 (38.32%) MS Exchange
9 41 (38.32%) DNS
9 41 (38.32%) VMware
10 39 (36.45%) SQL
10 39 (36.45%) Windows Server 2008
11 38 (35.51%) TCP/IP
12 37 (34.58%) Cisco
12 37 (34.58%) Windows Server 2012
13 36 (33.64%) VMware Infrastructure
14 34 (31.78%) LAN
15 33 (30.84%) DHCP
16 31 (28.97%) HP
17 30 (28.04%) Exchange Server 2010
18 29 (27.10%) PowerShell
19 28 (26.17%) ITIL
20 27 (25.23%) Microsoft Clustering
21 26 (24.30%) Microsoft Azure
22 23 (21.50%) Wireless
22 23 (21.50%) Cisco Certification
22 23 (21.50%) F5
22 23 (21.50%) VLAN
23 22 (20.56%) IIS

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 41 (38.32%) MS Exchange
2 30 (28.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (20.56%) IIS
3 22 (20.56%) SharePoint
4 11 (10.28%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (10.28%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (8.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (7.48%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (7.48%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (5.61%) Skype for Business
8 4 (3.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (2.80%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.87%) JBoss
10 2 (1.87%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (10.28%) MS Visio
2 7 (6.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (4.67%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (4.67%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 26 (24.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (15.89%) Office 365
3 9 (8.41%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (5.61%) IaaS
5 4 (3.74%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (2.80%) Mimecast
7 2 (1.87%) Yammer
8 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (39.25%) WAN
2 41 (38.32%) DNS
3 38 (35.51%) TCP/IP
4 34 (31.78%) LAN
5 33 (30.84%) DHCP
6 23 (21.50%) VLAN
6 23 (21.50%) Wireless
7 17 (15.89%) BGP
8 16 (14.95%) SAN
9 14 (13.08%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (12.15%) Firewall
10 13 (12.15%) VPLS
11 12 (11.21%) MPLS
11 12 (11.21%) OSPF
12 8 (7.48%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (7.48%) VPN
13 7 (6.54%) Cisco Wireless
13 7 (6.54%) Remote Desktop
14 6 (5.61%) NetScaler
14 6 (5.61%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (51.40%) SQL Server
2 21 (19.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.80%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (2.80%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.80%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.93%) MySQL
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) JIRA
1 1 (0.93%) Subversion
General
1 17 (15.89%) Retail
2 15 (14.02%) Finance
3 6 (5.61%) Law
4 3 (2.80%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.87%) Publishing
6 1 (0.93%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (23.36%) Systems Engineer
2 18 (16.82%) Architect
3 14 (13.08%) Network Engineer
4 10 (9.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (9.35%) IT Engineer
4 10 (9.35%) Network Systems Engineer
4 10 (9.35%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (9.35%) Support Engineer
5 8 (7.48%) Active Directory Architect
5 8 (7.48%) Enterprise Architect
5 8 (7.48%) Enterprise Technical Architect
5 8 (7.48%) IT Support
5 8 (7.48%) Technical Architect
6 7 (6.54%) DBA
6 7 (6.54%) IT Support Engineer
6 7 (6.54%) Senior DBA
6 7 (6.54%) Senior SQL DBA
6 7 (6.54%) SQL DBA
6 7 (6.54%) Wintel Engineer
7 6 (5.61%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.80%) Java SE
2 2 (1.87%) .NET
2 2 (1.87%) WSH
3 1 (0.93%) COM
3 1 (0.93%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 65 (60.75%) Clustering
2 19 (17.76%) Data Centre
3 15 (14.02%) Replication
4 12 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.74%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.74%) EPoS
6 2 (1.87%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.93%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.93%) Fintech
7 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.93%) NHS
7 1 (0.93%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.93%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 66 (61.68%) Windows
2 54 (50.47%) Windows Server
3 39 (36.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (34.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (19.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (11.21%) Windows 10
6 12 (11.21%) Windows 7
6 12 (11.21%) Windows 8
7 7 (6.54%) Linux
8 5 (4.67%) Unix
9 3 (2.80%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (26.17%) ITIL
2 19 (17.76%) Service Delivery
3 15 (14.02%) High Availability
3 15 (14.02%) Mentoring
3 15 (14.02%) Patch Management
4 14 (13.08%) Performance Tuning
4 14 (13.08%) Service Management
5 13 (12.15%) PRINCE2
6 12 (11.21%) Presales
7 10 (9.35%) Change Management
8 8 (7.48%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 8 (7.48%) IT Strategy
8 8 (7.48%) Project Management
8 8 (7.48%) TOGAF
8 8 (7.48%) Translating Business Requirements
9 7 (6.54%) Change Control
9 7 (6.54%) Database Security
9 7 (6.54%) Network Management
9 7 (6.54%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (6.54%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 39 (36.45%) SQL
2 29 (27.10%) PowerShell
3 17 (15.89%) T-SQL
4 7 (6.54%) VBScript
5 5 (4.67%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.80%) Java
7 1 (0.93%) C++
7 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (21.50%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (14.95%) CCNA
2 16 (14.95%) MCSE
2 16 (14.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (7.48%) CCNP
4 5 (4.67%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.67%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.74%) CCDA
5 4 (3.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (2.80%) CCIE
7 2 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.93%) Degree
8 1 (0.93%) MCITP
8 1 (0.93%) MCSA
8 1 (0.93%) MCSM
8 1 (0.93%) MCTS
8 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (16.82%) SLA
2 7 (6.54%) PCI DSS
3 5 (4.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.80%) ISO 22301
4 3 (2.80%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 75 (70.09%) Active Directory
2 50 (46.73%) Hyper-V
3 36 (33.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (12.15%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (8.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (4.67%) Terminal Server
7 4 (3.74%) Firmware
7 4 (3.74%) ISA Server
7 4 (3.74%) XenDesktop
7 4 (3.74%) XenServer
8 3 (2.80%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.93%) VMFS
9 1 (0.93%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (25.23%) Microsoft Clustering
2 17 (15.89%) SCOM
3 12 (11.21%) Cisco Prime
4 9 (8.41%) SCCM
5 7 (6.54%) Nagios
5 7 (6.54%) vCenter Server
6 6 (5.61%) SCDPM
6 6 (5.61%) SCVMM
6 6 (5.61%) WSUS
7 5 (4.67%) Failover Clustering
7 5 (4.67%) OpenView
8 4 (3.74%) HP SIM
8 4 (3.74%) vMotion
9 3 (2.80%) Opsview
9 3 (2.80%) WMI
10 2 (1.87%) Ansible
10 2 (1.87%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (1.87%) Puppet
10 2 (1.87%) Salt
Vendors
1 68 (63.55%) Microsoft
2 41 (38.32%) VMware
3 37 (34.58%) Cisco
4 31 (28.97%) HP
5 23 (21.50%) F5
6 13 (12.15%) Citrix
7 12 (11.21%) SolarWinds
8 10 (9.35%) Dell
9 8 (7.48%) 3PAR
10 7 (6.54%) Meraki
11 4 (3.74%) EMC
11 4 (3.74%) Juniper
11 4 (3.74%) LANDesk
11 4 (3.74%) Nortel
12 3 (2.80%) Avaya
12 3 (2.80%) Barracuda Networks
12 3 (2.80%) CA
12 3 (2.80%) NetApp
13 2 (1.87%) Apple
13 2 (1.87%) CheckPoint