Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Load Balancing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Load Balancing over the 6 months to 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Balancing
England > London
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 443 468 407
Rank change year-on-year +25 -61 -13
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 406 424 571
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.60% 0.57% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.61% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 302 338 498
London median annual salary £70,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.74% -4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £46,250 £37,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £88,625 £80,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £51,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year +15.94% -5.91% +4.76%

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 62,199 68,978 71,028
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.67% 92.81% 92.00%
Number of salaries quoted 49,979 52,815 61,328
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Load Balancing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Load Balancing in London

Load Balancing
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Load Balancing in London.

Salary trend for Load Balancing in London

Load Balancing
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Load Balancing in London over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Load Balancing in London

Load Balancing
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the London region over the 6 months to 18 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
Central London -38 66 £70,000 +33.33% 13
East London +3 15 £62,500 - 3
South London 0 12 £52,500 +13.51% 3
West London +21 11 £53,750 -2.27% 8
North London -5 2 £68,750 +71.88%
Load Balancing
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT jobs citing 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 London region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 179 (44.09%) Firewall
2 175 (43.10%) Amazon AWS
3 168 (41.38%) DevOps
4 165 (40.64%) Linux
5 138 (33.99%) Microsoft Azure
6 126 (31.03%) Docker
7 124 (30.54%) Agile Software Development
8 121 (29.80%) Python
9 116 (28.57%) Cisco
10 114 (28.08%) Windows
11 108 (26.60%) Microsoft
12 99 (24.38%) DNS
12 99 (24.38%) Terraform
13 96 (23.65%) Finance
14 95 (23.40%) VPN
14 95 (23.40%) Ansible
15 92 (22.66%) Puppet
16 89 (21.92%) Cisco Certification
16 89 (21.92%) Jenkins
17 88 (21.67%) SQL
18 86 (21.18%) F5
19 83 (20.44%) CCNP
20 81 (19.95%) WAN
21 79 (19.46%) Kubernetes
22 77 (18.97%) LAN
23 75 (18.47%) Java
24 73 (17.98%) Configuration Management
25 72 (17.73%) Opscode Chef
26 71 (17.49%) Continuous Integration
27 68 (16.75%) Git (software)

Load Balancing
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (7.39%) Apache
2 28 (6.90%) IIS
3 22 (5.42%) Elasticsearch
4 19 (4.68%) nginx
5 13 (3.20%) OpenStack
6 11 (2.71%) Tomcat
7 9 (2.22%) Confluence
7 9 (2.22%) Skype for Business
8 8 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (1.97%) MS Exchange
9 5 (1.23%) lighttpd
9 5 (1.23%) SharePoint
10 4 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.74%) SAP Portal
12 2 (0.49%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.49%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.49%) WordPress
13 1 (0.25%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.99%) Elite 3E
2 3 (0.74%) SAP HCM
3 2 (0.49%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.25%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 175 (43.10%) Amazon AWS
2 138 (33.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 59 (14.53%) PaaS
4 46 (11.33%) IaaS
5 38 (9.36%) Amazon EC2
6 37 (9.11%) Amazon S3
7 28 (6.90%) SaaS
8 24 (5.91%) Cloud Computing
8 24 (5.91%) Google Cloud Platform
9 23 (5.67%) Azure Active Directory
10 21 (5.17%) Route 53
11 19 (4.68%) Amazon ELB
11 19 (4.68%) Office 365
12 14 (3.45%) Serverless
13 11 (2.71%) GitHub
14 10 (2.46%) AWS CloudFormation
15 9 (2.22%) Amazon EMR
15 9 (2.22%) Dynamics 365
16 8 (1.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 8 (1.97%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 179 (44.09%) Firewall
2 99 (24.38%) DNS
3 95 (23.40%) VPN
4 81 (19.95%) WAN
5 77 (18.97%) LAN
6 58 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
7 57 (14.04%) TCP/IP
8 54 (13.30%) BGP
8 54 (13.30%) MPLS
9 42 (10.34%) VLAN
10 40 (9.85%) Cisco ASA
10 40 (9.85%) Network Security
11 38 (9.36%) Wireless
12 36 (8.87%) OSPF
13 29 (7.14%) DHCP
14 27 (6.65%) Cisco IOS
15 26 (6.40%) BIG-IP
16 25 (6.16%) Multicast
17 24 (5.91%) Internet
18 23 (5.67%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (12.81%) Amazon RDS
2 48 (11.82%) NoSQL
3 45 (11.08%) MySQL
4 42 (10.34%) SQL Server
5 41 (10.10%) MongoDB
6 22 (5.42%) MariaDB
7 18 (4.43%) Azure SQL Database
8 14 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (2.96%) Big Data
10 10 (2.46%) Relational Database
11 8 (1.97%) Couchbase
11 8 (1.97%) Oracle Database
12 7 (1.72%) Informix
13 6 (1.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 6 (1.48%) Blockchain
14 5 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
15 4 (0.99%) DB2
15 4 (0.99%) Hadoop
15 4 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
16 3 (0.74%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 89 (21.92%) Jenkins
2 68 (16.75%) Git (software)
3 37 (9.11%) Subversion
4 33 (8.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 31 (7.64%) Vagrant
6 30 (7.39%) Hudson
7 28 (6.90%) JIRA
7 28 (6.90%) TeamCity
8 21 (5.17%) Octopus Deploy
9 8 (1.97%) GitLab
9 8 (1.97%) MSBuild
9 8 (1.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (1.23%) Maven
10 5 (1.23%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.74%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.74%) FitNesse
11 3 (0.74%) git-flow
11 3 (0.74%) gulp
11 3 (0.74%) Mockito
11 3 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 96 (23.65%) Finance
2 66 (16.26%) Banking
3 21 (5.17%) Law
4 19 (4.68%) Financial Institution
5 18 (4.43%) Retail
6 16 (3.94%) Games
7 14 (3.45%) Telecoms
8 12 (2.96%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.48%) Legal
9 6 (1.48%) Marketing
9 6 (1.48%) Publishing
10 5 (1.23%) Local Government
11 3 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.49%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.49%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.49%) Online Betting
13 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.25%) Back Office
13 1 (0.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 83 (20.44%) Network Engineer
2 72 (17.73%) DevOps Engineer
3 47 (11.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 46 (11.33%) Architect
5 43 (10.59%) Senior Network Engineer
6 35 (8.62%) Linux Engineer
7 34 (8.37%) AWS Engineer
8 30 (7.39%) AWS DevOps
9 25 (6.16%) Azure Engineer
10 24 (5.91%) Administrator
10 24 (5.91%) Azure Architect
10 24 (5.91%) Cloud Engineer
11 23 (5.67%) Consultant
11 23 (5.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 22 (5.42%) Cloud Architect
12 22 (5.42%) Systems Administrator
13 21 (5.17%) Analyst
14 18 (4.43%) Cisco Engineer
14 18 (4.43%) Senior Cisco Engineer
14 18 (4.43%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (6.16%) .NET
2 22 (5.42%) Node.js
3 21 (5.17%) Kafka
4 20 (4.93%) React
5 19 (4.68%) 802.1X
6 18 (4.43%) Elastic Stack
6 18 (4.43%) REST
7 16 (3.94%) Jinja
8 15 (3.69%) CSS
8 15 (3.69%) LEMP Stack
8 15 (3.69%) Web Services
9 14 (3.45%) ActiveMQ
9 14 (3.45%) LAMP
10 12 (2.96%) WebSockets
11 11 (2.71%) RabbitMQ
12 10 (2.46%) LDAP
13 9 (2.22%) HTML
14 8 (1.97%) J2EE
14 8 (1.97%) Sass
14 8 (1.97%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 67 (16.50%) Data Centre
2 43 (10.59%) Clustering
3 36 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (7.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 30 (7.39%) Linux Command Line
6 27 (6.65%) Public Cloud
7 21 (5.17%) Self-Motivation
8 19 (4.68%) Computer Science
9 14 (3.45%) Private Cloud
10 13 (3.20%) Fintech
10 13 (3.20%) PKI
11 12 (2.96%) Replication
12 11 (2.71%) BBC
12 11 (2.71%) Hedge funds
13 10 (2.46%) Hybrid Cloud
13 10 (2.46%) Management Information System
14 8 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (1.97%) Robotics
14 8 (1.97%) User Experience
15 7 (1.72%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 165 (40.64%) Linux
2 114 (28.08%) Windows
3 48 (11.82%) Unix
4 42 (10.34%) Windows Server
5 27 (6.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (4.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (3.69%) CentOS
8 14 (3.45%) DC/OS
8 14 (3.45%) Ubuntu
9 11 (2.71%) Windows 10
10 10 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.23%) Solaris
12 3 (0.74%) Debian
12 3 (0.74%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.49%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.49%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.25%) Android
14 1 (0.25%) SUSE
14 1 (0.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (41.38%) DevOps
2 124 (30.54%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (17.98%) Configuration Management
4 71 (17.49%) Continuous Integration
5 57 (14.04%) High Availability
6 50 (12.32%) Problem-Solving
6 50 (12.32%) Test Automation
7 49 (12.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 47 (11.58%) Microservices
9 40 (9.85%) ITIL
10 37 (9.11%) Continuous Delivery
11 36 (8.87%) Migration
11 36 (8.87%) Open Source
12 34 (8.37%) Network Design
13 32 (7.88%) E-Commerce
14 31 (7.64%) Disaster Recovery
14 31 (7.64%) IT Strategy
15 29 (7.14%) Network Virtualisation
15 29 (7.14%) SIEM
16 27 (6.65%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 121 (29.80%) Python
2 88 (21.67%) SQL
3 75 (18.47%) Java
4 53 (13.05%) Perl
4 53 (13.05%) PowerShell
4 53 (13.05%) Ruby
5 51 (12.56%) Go
6 29 (7.14%) Bash Shell
7 19 (4.68%) PHP
8 18 (4.43%) JavaScript
8 18 (4.43%) Shell Script
9 14 (3.45%) PL/SQL
10 8 (1.97%) Bourne shell
10 8 (1.97%) Korn
11 6 (1.48%) C#
11 6 (1.48%) Elixir
11 6 (1.48%) Erlang
12 3 (0.74%) C
12 3 (0.74%) Haskell
12 3 (0.74%) Scala
Qualifications
1 89 (21.92%) Cisco Certification
2 83 (20.44%) CCNP
3 39 (9.61%) Degree
4 30 (7.39%) CCNA
5 26 (6.40%) CCIE
6 24 (5.91%) MCSE
6 24 (5.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (4.68%) CCSA
8 17 (4.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 16 (3.94%) CCSE
10 12 (2.96%) RHCSA
11 10 (2.46%) AWS Certification
11 10 (2.46%) RHCE
12 6 (1.48%) MCP
12 6 (1.48%) Security Cleared
13 4 (0.99%) Master's Degree
13 4 (0.99%) MCSA
13 4 (0.99%) SC Cleared
13 4 (0.99%) VCP6
14 3 (0.74%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.46%) PCI DSS
2 8 (1.97%) SLA
3 6 (1.48%) GDPR
4 3 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.74%) QA
5 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 126 (31.03%) Docker
2 61 (15.02%) Active Directory
3 37 (9.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (4.19%) Hyper-V
5 16 (3.94%) VMware NSX
6 10 (2.46%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (1.97%) vSphere
8 5 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.99%) DFS Replication
9 4 (0.99%) XenApp
9 4 (0.99%) XenServer
10 3 (0.74%) Shibboleth
11 2 (0.49%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.49%) ProxySG
11 2 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.49%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.25%) Dovecot
12 1 (0.25%) iptables
12 1 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 99 (24.38%) Terraform
2 95 (23.40%) Ansible
3 92 (22.66%) Puppet
4 79 (19.46%) Kubernetes
5 72 (17.73%) Opscode Chef
6 50 (12.32%) Nagios
7 47 (11.58%) Salt
8 45 (11.08%) ZABBIX
9 41 (10.10%) Docker Swarm
10 37 (9.11%) Grafana
11 32 (7.88%) Consul
11 32 (7.88%) Graphite
11 32 (7.88%) Packer
12 29 (7.14%) Opsview
13 19 (4.68%) Mesos
14 18 (4.43%) Prometheus
14 18 (4.43%) Rancher
15 16 (3.94%) Failover Clustering
16 6 (1.48%) Cisco Prime
16 6 (1.48%) SCOM
Vendors
1 116 (28.57%) Cisco
2 108 (26.60%) Microsoft
3 86 (21.18%) F5
4 62 (15.27%) VMware
5 42 (10.34%) CheckPoint
6 36 (8.87%) SolarWinds
7 35 (8.62%) Palo Alto
8 32 (7.88%) Juniper
9 27 (6.65%) Oracle
10 24 (5.91%) Citrix
11 22 (5.42%) Red Hat
12 19 (4.68%) Google
12 19 (4.68%) SaltStack
13 18 (4.43%) HP
14 12 (2.96%) ServiceNow
15 11 (2.71%) New Relic
15 11 (2.71%) Splunk
15 11 (2.71%) Virgin Media
16 9 (2.22%) NetApp
17 8 (1.97%) EMC