Period
to 16 December 2017

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

Load Balancing
England > London
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 499 397 382
Rank change year-on-year -102 -15 -40
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 352 546 725
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.48% 0.74% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.81% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 268 449 591
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +6.48%
10th Percentile £37,500 £38,750 £37,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £83,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 67403 67218 78839
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.66% 90.64% 89.69%
Number of salaries quoted 52418 57565 66800
London median annual salary £60,000 £59,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.84% +8.18% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,730
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £86,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 16 December 2017.

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 16 December 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
Central London +7 76 £52,500 -8.70% 12
East London -1 7 £65,000 +12.07% 1
South London -14 4 - -
North London +2 3 £37,500 -16.67%
West London -10 2 £58,750 +6.82% 1
Load Balancing
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT jobs citing 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 London region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 176 (50.00%) Firewall
2 168 (47.73%) Linux
3 152 (43.18%) Cisco
4 105 (29.83%) DevOps
5 103 (29.26%) Finance
6 101 (28.69%) WAN
6 101 (28.69%) Amazon AWS
7 95 (26.99%) VPN
8 93 (26.42%) LAN
9 88 (25.00%) F5
10 81 (23.01%) Python
10 81 (23.01%) Windows
10 81 (23.01%) TCP/IP
11 78 (22.16%) Cisco Certification
12 66 (18.75%) BGP
13 65 (18.47%) Java
14 63 (17.90%) Microsoft
14 63 (17.90%) Ansible
15 61 (17.33%) Data Centre
15 61 (17.33%) VMware
16 59 (16.76%) DNS
16 59 (16.76%) Microsoft Azure
17 58 (16.48%) CCNP
17 58 (16.48%) CheckPoint
17 58 (16.48%) MPLS
17 58 (16.48%) OSPF
17 58 (16.48%) Docker
17 58 (16.48%) Bash Shell
18 57 (16.19%) Puppet
18 57 (16.19%) Web Services

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 37 (10.51%) Apache
2 22 (6.25%) IIS
2 22 (6.25%) nginx
3 19 (5.40%) Apache Spark
4 16 (4.55%) Tomcat
5 13 (3.69%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (3.69%) WordPress
6 11 (3.13%) OpenStack
6 11 (3.13%) WebSphere
7 9 (2.56%) Skype for Business
8 8 (2.27%) Apache Pig
9 6 (1.70%) JBoss
10 5 (1.42%) Confluence
10 5 (1.42%) SharePoint
11 4 (1.14%) SAS
12 3 (0.85%) Alfresco
12 3 (0.85%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.85%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (0.85%) HipChat
1 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.42%) HFM
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 101 (28.69%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (16.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (5.97%) SaaS
4 16 (4.55%) Amazon ELB
5 13 (3.69%) Office 365
6 12 (3.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 12 (3.41%) PaaS
6 12 (3.41%) Route 53
7 11 (3.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 10 (2.84%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (2.84%) Amazon EMR
8 10 (2.84%) Amazon SQS
8 10 (2.84%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (2.84%) AWS CloudTrail
8 10 (2.84%) AWS Lambda
8 10 (2.84%) Datadog
8 10 (2.84%) Serverless
9 9 (2.56%) GitHub
9 9 (2.56%) IaaS
10 8 (2.27%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 176 (50.00%) Firewall
2 101 (28.69%) WAN
3 95 (26.99%) VPN
4 93 (26.42%) LAN
5 81 (23.01%) TCP/IP
6 66 (18.75%) BGP
7 59 (16.76%) DNS
8 58 (16.48%) MPLS
8 58 (16.48%) OSPF
9 47 (13.35%) IPsec
10 44 (12.50%) VLAN
11 42 (11.93%) SSL
12 41 (11.65%) Cisco IOS
13 38 (10.80%) Internet
14 36 (10.23%) Cisco Nexus
14 36 (10.23%) SAN
15 35 (9.94%) BIG-IP
16 30 (8.52%) Network Security
17 29 (8.24%) HTTP
17 29 (8.24%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (11.93%) SQL Server
2 41 (11.65%) MySQL
3 34 (9.66%) NoSQL
4 31 (8.81%) MongoDB
5 19 (5.40%) Hadoop
6 18 (5.11%) Relational Database
7 15 (4.26%) Amazon RDS
7 15 (4.26%) RDBMS
8 14 (3.98%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (3.69%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (3.41%) Oracle Database
11 11 (3.13%) Apache Hive
12 10 (2.84%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (2.27%) SSDT
14 7 (1.99%) QlikView
15 6 (1.70%) Qlik Sense
16 5 (1.42%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 31 (8.81%) Jenkins
2 19 (5.40%) Git (software)
3 15 (4.26%) TeamCity
4 14 (3.98%) gulp
4 14 (3.98%) JIRA
5 12 (3.41%) Vagrant
6 11 (3.13%) Artifactory
6 11 (3.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 10 (2.84%) Maven
7 10 (2.84%) Sonatype Nexus
8 8 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (2.27%) webpack
9 6 (1.70%) Grunt
9 6 (1.70%) Hudson
9 6 (1.70%) JUnit
9 6 (1.70%) Karma Test Runner
9 6 (1.70%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (1.70%) PhantomJS
9 6 (1.70%) Subversion
10 3 (0.85%) Selenium
General
1 103 (29.26%) Finance
2 47 (13.35%) Banking
3 28 (7.95%) Telecoms
4 27 (7.67%) Law
5 24 (6.82%) Investment Banking
6 22 (6.25%) Financial Institution
7 17 (4.83%) Retail Banking
8 14 (3.98%) Marketing
8 14 (3.98%) Retail
9 8 (2.27%) Electronics
9 8 (2.27%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.42%) Games
11 3 (0.85%) Advertising
11 3 (0.85%) Publishing
12 2 (0.57%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.28%) Back Office
13 1 (0.28%) Legal
13 1 (0.28%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 77 (21.88%) Network Engineer
2 59 (16.76%) Architect
3 43 (12.22%) Senior Network Engineer
4 38 (10.80%) DevOps Engineer
5 34 (9.66%) Administrator
6 30 (8.52%) Analyst
7 29 (8.24%) Solutions Architect
8 24 (6.82%) Consultant
9 23 (6.53%) Systems Administrator
10 18 (5.11%) Cisco Engineer
10 18 (5.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 18 (5.11%) Linux Administrator
11 16 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
11 16 (4.55%) Developer
11 16 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
12 15 (4.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 14 (3.98%) AWS DevOps
13 14 (3.98%) AWS Engineer
14 13 (3.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 13 (3.69%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (16.19%) Web Services
2 30 (8.52%) CSS
3 29 (8.24%) RESTful
4 22 (6.25%) J2EE
5 19 (5.40%) Elastic Stack
5 19 (5.40%) HTML
6 17 (4.83%) LAMP
7 16 (4.55%) .NET
7 16 (4.55%) HTML5
7 16 (4.55%) Kafka
8 15 (4.26%) LEMP Stack
9 14 (3.98%) JSON
10 12 (3.41%) Spring
11 11 (3.13%) IBM Integration Bus
12 9 (2.56%) 802.1X
13 8 (2.27%) AngularJS
13 8 (2.27%) Ember.js
13 8 (2.27%) React
13 8 (2.27%) Sass
13 8 (2.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 61 (17.33%) Data Centre
2 30 (8.52%) Clustering
3 28 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (7.95%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (5.97%) Computer Science
5 19 (5.40%) Greenfield Project
5 19 (5.40%) Public Cloud
6 13 (3.69%) User Experience
7 10 (2.84%) Cybercrime
7 10 (2.84%) Fintech
8 8 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
8 8 (2.27%) PKI
9 7 (1.99%) Algorithms
9 7 (1.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 7 (1.99%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.70%) Fat Client
10 6 (1.70%) Thin Client
11 5 (1.42%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.42%) EMC VNX
11 5 (1.42%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 168 (47.73%) Linux
2 81 (23.01%) Windows
3 53 (15.06%) Unix
4 30 (8.52%) Windows Server
5 24 (6.82%) CentOS
6 21 (5.97%) Ubuntu
7 18 (5.11%) Debian
8 15 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (3.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.42%) Data ONTAP
12 3 (0.85%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.85%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.57%) AIX
13 2 (0.57%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.57%) SUSE
14 1 (0.28%) Fedora
14 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (29.83%) DevOps
2 55 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (14.20%) Microservices
4 41 (11.65%) Continuous Integration
4 41 (11.65%) ITIL
5 37 (10.51%) Network Design
6 27 (7.67%) Configuration Management
7 26 (7.39%) High Availability
7 26 (7.39%) Scrum
8 23 (6.53%) OO
8 23 (6.53%) Performance Monitoring
9 22 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
10 21 (5.97%) Customer Requirements
10 21 (5.97%) Service Design
11 20 (5.68%) E-Commerce
11 20 (5.68%) Mentoring
11 20 (5.68%) Service Delivery
12 19 (5.40%) Software Architecture
13 18 (5.11%) Auto-Scaling
13 18 (5.11%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (23.01%) Python
2 65 (18.47%) Java
3 58 (16.48%) Bash Shell
4 42 (11.93%) PowerShell
5 39 (11.08%) SQL
6 36 (10.23%) Perl
7 27 (7.67%) Ruby
8 20 (5.68%) JavaScript
9 19 (5.40%) Shell Script
10 18 (5.11%) Tcl
11 15 (4.26%) Go
12 14 (3.98%) PHP
13 12 (3.41%) PHP 5
13 12 (3.41%) PHP 7
14 8 (2.27%) ES6
14 8 (2.27%) Scala
15 4 (1.14%) C++
16 3 (0.85%) C#
16 3 (0.85%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.28%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 78 (22.16%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (16.48%) CCNP
3 38 (10.80%) Degree
4 35 (9.94%) CCIE
4 35 (9.94%) CCNA
5 16 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
6 14 (3.98%) CCDP
7 13 (3.69%) CCDA
8 12 (3.41%) CCSA
8 12 (3.41%) SC Cleared
8 12 (3.41%) Security Cleared
9 8 (2.27%) AWS Certification
10 7 (1.99%) JNCIP
11 6 (1.70%) CCSE
11 6 (1.70%) EMCTA
11 6 (1.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (1.42%) CCSP
12 5 (1.42%) JNCIE
13 4 (1.14%) CISSP
13 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.27%) SLA
2 6 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.70%) QA
3 5 (1.42%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.85%) GDPR
5 3 (0.85%) SSAE 16
6 2 (0.57%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.57%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.28%) COBIT
7 1 (0.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 58 (16.48%) Docker
2 44 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (7.10%) Active Directory
4 17 (4.83%) vSphere
5 8 (2.27%) NFS
6 7 (1.99%) KVM
7 6 (1.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 5 (1.42%) Hyper-V
8 5 (1.42%) XenApp
8 5 (1.42%) XenServer
9 4 (1.14%) vCloud
9 4 (1.14%) Veritas File System
10 3 (0.85%) iptables
10 3 (0.85%) Squid
10 3 (0.85%) Varnish
10 3 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.57%) Firmware
11 2 (0.57%) FreeRADIUS
11 2 (0.57%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.28%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 63 (17.90%) Ansible
2 57 (16.19%) Puppet
3 50 (14.20%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (8.81%) Nagios
5 22 (6.25%) Terraform
6 21 (5.97%) Salt
7 19 (5.40%) Kubernetes
7 19 (5.40%) Mesos
8 18 (5.11%) ZABBIX
9 14 (3.98%) vRealize
10 13 (3.69%) SCCM
11 11 (3.13%) SCOM
12 10 (2.84%) Marathon
13 9 (2.56%) NetBackup
14 7 (1.99%) Cisco Prime
15 6 (1.70%) SolarWinds Orion
16 5 (1.42%) Cacti
16 5 (1.42%) HAProxy
17 4 (1.14%) CA Spectrum
17 4 (1.14%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 152 (43.18%) Cisco
2 88 (25.00%) F5
3 63 (17.90%) Microsoft
4 61 (17.33%) VMware
5 58 (16.48%) CheckPoint
6 51 (14.49%) Juniper
7 39 (11.08%) Palo Alto
7 39 (11.08%) SolarWinds
8 36 (10.23%) Oracle
9 28 (7.95%) Brocade
10 25 (7.10%) Citrix
11 23 (6.53%) Red Hat
12 20 (5.68%) Fortinet
13 18 (5.11%) Google
14 16 (4.55%) SaltStack
15 15 (4.26%) SAP
16 13 (3.69%) Splunk
17 12 (3.41%) NetApp
18 9 (2.56%) 3PAR
18 9 (2.56%) Symantec