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

Load Balancing
England > London
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 485 460 394
Rank change year-on-year -25 -66 -19
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 387 457 642
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.54% 0.62% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.67% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 291 391 551
London median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% - -
10th Percentile £43,750 £36,250 £40,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £81,250 £80,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £54,150
% change year-on-year - -3.05% +5.15%

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 65,029 67,728 75,779
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.37% 91.79% 91.40%
Number of salaries quoted 52,047 53,744 65,309
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 -52 62 £66,000 +14.78% 20
East London 0 12 £57,500 -17.86% 6
South London -11 9 £52,500 +16.67% 1
West London +8 7 £55,000 - 6
North London -6 5 £62,500 +56.25%
Load Balancing
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 174 (44.96%) Linux
2 164 (42.38%) Firewall
3 144 (37.21%) DevOps
4 141 (36.43%) Amazon AWS
5 127 (32.82%) Cisco
6 116 (29.97%) Windows
7 114 (29.46%) Microsoft Azure
8 107 (27.65%) DNS
9 101 (26.10%) Finance
10 99 (25.58%) Python
11 97 (25.06%) Ansible
11 97 (25.06%) Docker
12 94 (24.29%) VPN
13 89 (23.00%) Agile Software Development
13 89 (23.00%) F5
14 86 (22.22%) Microsoft
15 82 (21.19%) Cisco Certification
16 81 (20.93%) Puppet
17 80 (20.67%) VMware
18 79 (20.41%) LAN
19 78 (20.16%) CCNP
20 77 (19.90%) WAN
21 73 (18.86%) Data Centre
21 73 (18.86%) Terraform
22 66 (17.05%) Banking
23 61 (15.76%) Java
24 58 (14.99%) Active Directory
24 58 (14.99%) PowerShell
24 58 (14.99%) Opscode Chef
24 58 (14.99%) Kubernetes

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 28 (7.24%) Apache
2 24 (6.20%) IIS
3 18 (4.65%) MS Exchange
3 18 (4.65%) Tomcat
4 16 (4.13%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (3.36%) OpenStack
7 12 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (2.33%) nginx
9 8 (2.07%) Skype for Business
10 6 (1.55%) SharePoint
11 5 (1.29%) Apache Spark
12 4 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (1.03%) JBoss
13 3 (0.78%) CMS
13 3 (0.78%) SAP Portal
14 2 (0.52%) Confluence
14 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
14 2 (0.52%) lighttpd
14 2 (0.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (1.81%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.03%) Elite 3E
2 3 (0.78%) SAP HCM
3 2 (0.52%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.26%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 141 (36.43%) Amazon AWS
2 114 (29.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (10.08%) SaaS
4 37 (9.56%) PaaS
5 32 (8.27%) IaaS
6 26 (6.72%) Office 365
7 20 (5.17%) Serverless
8 18 (4.65%) Amazon EC2
8 18 (4.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 17 (4.39%) AWS Lambda
9 17 (4.39%) Azure Active Directory
10 16 (4.13%) Amazon S3
10 16 (4.13%) Cloud Computing
11 15 (3.88%) Route 53
12 14 (3.62%) Amazon ELB
13 12 (3.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 11 (2.84%) GitHub
14 11 (2.84%) Google Cloud Platform
15 10 (2.58%) Amazon EMR
16 9 (2.33%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 164 (42.38%) Firewall
2 107 (27.65%) DNS
3 94 (24.29%) VPN
4 79 (20.41%) LAN
5 77 (19.90%) WAN
6 57 (14.73%) TCP/IP
7 53 (13.70%) Cisco ASA
8 51 (13.18%) MPLS
9 50 (12.92%) Network Security
10 49 (12.66%) Cisco Nexus
11 48 (12.40%) BGP
12 38 (9.82%) NetScaler
13 37 (9.56%) VLAN
14 35 (9.04%) DHCP
14 35 (9.04%) OSPF
15 30 (7.75%) BIG-IP
16 29 (7.49%) Wireless
17 27 (6.98%) SAN
18 26 (6.72%) Cisco IOS
18 26 (6.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (14.47%) SQL Server
2 38 (9.82%) MySQL
3 30 (7.75%) NoSQL
4 27 (6.98%) MongoDB
5 21 (5.43%) Big Data
6 20 (5.17%) Amazon RDS
7 17 (4.39%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (2.84%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (2.07%) DB2
9 8 (2.07%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.81%) Informix
11 6 (1.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (1.55%) Apache Hive
11 6 (1.55%) Azure SQL Database
11 6 (1.55%) Redis
11 6 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (1.29%) Amazon Aurora
12 5 (1.29%) Blockchain
12 5 (1.29%) Couchbase
12 5 (1.29%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 55 (14.21%) Jenkins
2 30 (7.75%) Git (software)
3 23 (5.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 22 (5.68%) Hudson
5 20 (5.17%) Subversion
6 19 (4.91%) Vagrant
7 13 (3.36%) TeamCity
8 12 (3.10%) JIRA
9 9 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
10 8 (2.07%) Maven
10 8 (2.07%) MSBuild
10 8 (2.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 7 (1.81%) FitNesse
11 7 (1.81%) gulp
11 7 (1.81%) JUnit
11 7 (1.81%) Mockito
12 6 (1.55%) Visual Studio Team System
13 5 (1.29%) Liquibase
14 4 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
15 3 (0.78%) Bitbucket
General
1 101 (26.10%) Finance
2 66 (17.05%) Banking
3 22 (5.68%) Retail
4 18 (4.65%) Financial Institution
4 18 (4.65%) Law
5 16 (4.13%) Games
6 14 (3.62%) Investment Banking
7 13 (3.36%) Legal
8 11 (2.84%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.81%) Marketing
10 5 (1.29%) Local Government
10 5 (1.29%) Publishing
11 3 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.52%) Online Betting
13 1 (0.26%) Advertising
13 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.26%) Back Office
13 1 (0.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 89 (23.00%) Network Engineer
2 68 (17.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 41 (10.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 40 (10.34%) Senior Network Engineer
5 33 (8.53%) Analyst
6 31 (8.01%) Administrator
7 29 (7.49%) Consultant
8 27 (6.98%) Architect
9 23 (5.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 23 (5.94%) Network Analyst
10 22 (5.68%) Linux Administrator
10 22 (5.68%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
11 21 (5.43%) Cisco Engineer
11 21 (5.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 20 (5.17%) AWS Engineer
12 20 (5.17%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
13 19 (4.91%) Systems Administrator
13 19 (4.91%) Wintel Engineer
14 18 (4.65%) Security Engineer
14 18 (4.65%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (6.72%) .NET
2 18 (4.65%) 802.1X
3 14 (3.62%) Node.js
4 13 (3.36%) Elastic Stack
4 13 (3.36%) Kafka
4 13 (3.36%) React
5 12 (3.10%) REST
6 11 (2.84%) Web Services
7 9 (2.33%) CSS
7 9 (2.33%) HTML
7 9 (2.33%) Spring
8 7 (1.81%) LAMP
9 6 (1.55%) ActiveMQ
9 6 (1.55%) AngularJS
9 6 (1.55%) LDAP
9 6 (1.55%) Middleware
9 6 (1.55%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (1.55%) WCF
10 5 (1.29%) WebSockets
11 4 (1.03%) Jinja
Miscellaneous
1 73 (18.86%) Data Centre
2 55 (14.21%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (7.49%) Clustering
4 21 (5.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 20 (5.17%) Public Cloud
6 18 (4.65%) BBC
6 18 (4.65%) Fintech
6 18 (4.65%) Self-Motivation
7 16 (4.13%) Hybrid Cloud
8 15 (3.88%) Computer Science
9 14 (3.62%) Management Information System
9 14 (3.62%) Replication
10 13 (3.36%) Linux Command Line
10 13 (3.36%) PKI
11 10 (2.58%) Private Cloud
12 8 (2.07%) Robotics
13 7 (1.81%) Algorithms
13 7 (1.81%) Cyberthreat
13 7 (1.81%) Hedge funds
13 7 (1.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 174 (44.96%) Linux
2 116 (29.97%) Windows
3 50 (12.92%) Unix
4 44 (11.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (10.08%) Windows Server
6 38 (9.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 36 (9.30%) Ubuntu
8 29 (7.49%) CentOS
9 17 (4.39%) Solaris
10 15 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (2.58%) Windows 10
12 9 (2.33%) Debian
13 6 (1.55%) Windows 7
14 5 (1.29%) Amazon Linux
14 5 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (1.03%) DC/OS
16 3 (0.78%) AIX
16 3 (0.78%) Windows 8
17 2 (0.52%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.52%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (37.21%) DevOps
2 89 (23.00%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (14.21%) Continuous Integration
4 52 (13.44%) High Availability
5 49 (12.66%) Configuration Management
6 46 (11.89%) Deployment Automation
7 44 (11.37%) ITIL
8 42 (10.85%) Problem-Solving
9 41 (10.59%) Microservices
10 31 (8.01%) Mentoring
11 30 (7.75%) Network Design
11 30 (7.75%) Test Automation
12 27 (6.98%) Migration
12 27 (6.98%) Network Virtualisation
12 27 (6.98%) Open Source
13 26 (6.72%) Disaster Recovery
13 26 (6.72%) E-Commerce
14 25 (6.46%) Change Management
14 25 (6.46%) Continuous Delivery
15 24 (6.20%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 99 (25.58%) Python
2 61 (15.76%) Java
3 58 (14.99%) PowerShell
4 50 (12.92%) Perl
5 46 (11.89%) SQL
6 45 (11.63%) Ruby
7 43 (11.11%) Bash Shell
8 23 (5.94%) Go
9 17 (4.39%) JavaScript
9 17 (4.39%) PHP
10 12 (3.10%) Shell Script
11 8 (2.07%) Bourne shell
11 8 (2.07%) Korn
12 6 (1.55%) C#
13 5 (1.29%) C
13 5 (1.29%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.03%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.03%) Tcl
15 3 (0.78%) Haskell
15 3 (0.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 82 (21.19%) Cisco Certification
2 78 (20.16%) CCNP
3 40 (10.34%) Degree
4 33 (8.53%) CCNA
5 22 (5.68%) CCIE
6 15 (3.88%) MCSE
6 15 (3.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (2.58%) CCSE
8 9 (2.33%) AWS Certification
9 8 (2.07%) CCSA
9 8 (2.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (1.81%) JNCIP
10 7 (1.81%) RHCE
11 6 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (1.03%) CCSP
12 4 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
12 4 (1.03%) Master's Degree
12 4 (1.03%) RHCSA
13 3 (0.78%) CISSP
13 3 (0.78%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.10%) SLA
2 10 (2.58%) PCI DSS
3 9 (2.33%) QA
4 7 (1.81%) GCP
5 5 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.52%) GDPR
6 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.26%) COBIT
7 1 (0.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 97 (25.06%) Docker
2 58 (14.99%) Active Directory
3 55 (14.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (5.17%) Hyper-V
5 15 (3.88%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (3.62%) XenApp
7 11 (2.84%) XenDesktop
8 10 (2.58%) vSphere
9 9 (2.33%) VMware NSX
10 7 (1.81%) Squid
10 7 (1.81%) Virtual Desktop
11 6 (1.55%) DFS Replication
11 6 (1.55%) HDFS
11 6 (1.55%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (1.55%) NFS
11 6 (1.55%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.78%) ProxySG
12 3 (0.78%) Shibboleth
13 2 (0.52%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.52%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 97 (25.06%) Ansible
2 81 (20.93%) Puppet
3 73 (18.86%) Terraform
4 58 (14.99%) Kubernetes
4 58 (14.99%) Opscode Chef
5 48 (12.40%) Nagios
6 33 (8.53%) ZABBIX
7 24 (6.20%) Salt
8 21 (5.43%) Docker Swarm
8 21 (5.43%) Grafana
9 20 (5.17%) Packer
10 19 (4.91%) Consul
11 18 (4.65%) Graphite
11 18 (4.65%) Opsview
12 12 (3.10%) Failover Clustering
13 10 (2.58%) Prometheus
14 9 (2.33%) Kibana
14 9 (2.33%) Oracle ZFS
15 7 (1.81%) Rancher
15 7 (1.81%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 127 (32.82%) Cisco
2 89 (23.00%) F5
3 86 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 80 (20.67%) VMware
5 50 (12.92%) Citrix
6 40 (10.34%) Juniper
7 38 (9.82%) Palo Alto
8 36 (9.30%) CheckPoint
9 30 (7.75%) Red Hat
10 28 (7.24%) SolarWinds
11 26 (6.72%) Oracle
12 24 (6.20%) Fortinet
13 18 (4.65%) Virgin Media
14 16 (4.13%) Splunk
15 15 (3.88%) Google
15 15 (3.88%) ServiceNow
16 14 (3.62%) HP
17 13 (3.36%) SAP
18 12 (3.10%) NetApp
19 11 (2.84%) New Relic