Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Balancing
England > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 304 278 251
Rank change year-on-year -26 -27 +76
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 268 377 545
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.88% 1.08% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 1.23% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 234 310 450
South East median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £76,375 £72,500
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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 26524 30586 37174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.46% 87.44% 86.93%
Number of salaries quoted 21839 25381 30726
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Load Balancing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Load Balancing in the South East

Load Balancing
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Load Balancing in the South East

Load Balancing
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Load Balancing in the South East over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Load Balancing in the South East

Load Balancing
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 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
Surrey -5 90 £67,500 +28.57%
Hampshire -5 74 £42,000 -1.18% 1
Thames Valley -32 62 £57,500 -11.54% 3
Berkshire +6 48 £57,500 -8.00% 1
Kent +43 26 £49,000 -6.67%
West Sussex -10 15 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Buckinghamshire -1 13 £55,000 -4.35%
Oxfordshire -8 1 £50,000 -28.57% 2
M4 Corridor - 1 £65,000 -
Load Balancing
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 South East region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 147 (54.85%) Firewall
2 135 (50.37%) Cisco
3 128 (47.76%) Cisco Certification
4 114 (42.54%) WAN
5 110 (41.04%) MPLS
6 96 (35.82%) CCNP
6 96 (35.82%) VPN
7 92 (34.33%) Cisco ASA
8 88 (32.84%) F5
8 88 (32.84%) DNS
9 82 (30.60%) Juniper
10 81 (30.22%) ITIL
11 80 (29.85%) Data Centre
12 77 (28.73%) OSPF
13 74 (27.61%) BGP
13 74 (27.61%) SQL
14 73 (27.24%) SSL
15 64 (23.88%) Linux
16 63 (23.51%) Microsoft
17 61 (22.76%) CCIE
17 61 (22.76%) CheckPoint
18 60 (22.39%) IPsec
19 58 (21.64%) VMware
20 56 (20.90%) TCP/IP
20 56 (20.90%) SolarWinds
21 55 (20.52%) Cisco Nexus
21 55 (20.52%) Python
21 55 (20.52%) Clustering
22 54 (20.15%) CCNA
22 54 (20.15%) Amazon AWS

Load Balancing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 16 (5.97%) IIS
2 14 (5.22%) Exchange Server 2007
2 14 (5.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (5.22%) Exchange Server 2013
2 14 (5.22%) MS Exchange
3 12 (4.48%) Apache
4 10 (3.73%) OpenStack
5 9 (3.36%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (2.61%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (2.61%) nginx
7 6 (2.24%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.24%) Skype for Business
8 5 (1.87%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.49%) CMS
9 4 (1.49%) Confluence
10 3 (1.12%) EPiServer
10 3 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (1.12%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.75%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Magento
1 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 54 (20.15%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (17.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (7.09%) IaaS
3 19 (7.09%) PaaS
4 15 (5.60%) SaaS
5 11 (4.10%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (3.73%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (1.12%) Amazon S3
8 3 (1.12%) Route 53
9 2 (0.75%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.75%) Office 365
10 1 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.37%) Amazon Glacier
10 1 (0.37%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 147 (54.85%) Firewall
2 114 (42.54%) WAN
3 110 (41.04%) MPLS
4 96 (35.82%) VPN
5 92 (34.33%) Cisco ASA
6 88 (32.84%) DNS
7 77 (28.73%) OSPF
8 74 (27.61%) BGP
9 73 (27.24%) SSL
10 60 (22.39%) IPsec
11 56 (20.90%) TCP/IP
12 55 (20.52%) Cisco Nexus
13 51 (19.03%) Ethernet
14 45 (16.79%) Network Security
14 45 (16.79%) VLAN
15 43 (16.04%) DHCP
16 41 (15.30%) LAN
17 36 (13.43%) Cisco PIX
17 36 (13.43%) Wireless
18 30 (11.19%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (15.67%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.46%) Amazon RDS
3 19 (7.09%) Azure SQL Database
4 12 (4.48%) MySQL
5 10 (3.73%) NoSQL
6 9 (3.36%) Redis
7 5 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.87%) OLAP
7 5 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.87%) SQL Server 2016
7 5 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.49%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.49%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.12%) DB2
9 3 (1.12%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.75%) InfluxDB
10 2 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.75%) SQLite
11 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (2.99%) Eclipse
1 8 (2.99%) JIRA
1 8 (2.99%) PyCharm
1 8 (2.99%) Visual Studio
1 8 (2.99%) WebDriver
2 6 (2.24%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.87%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.87%) Selenium
4 3 (1.12%) git-flow
5 2 (0.75%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.37%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.37%) Subversion
General
1 21 (7.84%) Finance
2 13 (4.85%) Billing
3 6 (2.24%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.49%) Banking
5 3 (1.12%) French Language
5 3 (1.12%) Games
6 2 (0.75%) Automotive
7 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.37%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 100 (37.31%) Network Engineer
2 39 (14.55%) Architect
3 32 (11.94%) Consultant
4 29 (10.82%) Senior Network Engineer
5 25 (9.33%) Deployment Engineer
6 23 (8.58%) Cisco Engineer
6 23 (8.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 23 (8.58%) Support Engineer
7 22 (8.21%) Network Support
8 21 (7.84%) Network Deployment Engineer
9 20 (7.46%) Network Support Engineer
10 19 (7.09%) Azure Architect
10 19 (7.09%) Cloud Architect
11 18 (6.72%) Network Consultant
11 18 (6.72%) WAN Engineer
12 16 (5.97%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 15 (5.60%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
13 15 (5.60%) Security Engineer
13 15 (5.60%) Systems Engineer
13 15 (5.60%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (12.31%) .NET
2 17 (6.34%) AngularJS
3 14 (5.22%) CSS
3 14 (5.22%) jQuery
4 11 (4.10%) Ajax
5 9 (3.36%) LAMP
6 6 (2.24%) ASP.NET
6 6 (2.24%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (2.24%) Velocity
6 6 (2.24%) Web Services
7 5 (1.87%) EDI
7 5 (1.87%) EDIFACT
7 5 (1.87%) J2EE
7 5 (1.87%) JMS
7 5 (1.87%) WCF
8 4 (1.49%) LEMP Stack
9 3 (1.12%) EJB
9 3 (1.12%) Elastic Stack
9 3 (1.12%) HTML
9 3 (1.12%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 80 (29.85%) Data Centre
2 55 (20.52%) Clustering
3 25 (9.33%) Replication
4 20 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (5.60%) Computer Science
5 15 (5.60%) Management Information System
6 13 (4.85%) FlexPod
6 13 (4.85%) PKI
7 12 (4.48%) Public Cloud
8 7 (2.61%) Driving Licence
9 6 (2.24%) CMDB
10 5 (1.87%) Cloud Native
10 5 (1.87%) Enterprise Cloud
10 5 (1.87%) Mainframe
11 4 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (1.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 2 (0.75%) Device Driver
13 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
13 2 (0.75%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 64 (23.88%) Linux
2 51 (19.03%) Windows
3 28 (10.45%) Unix
4 20 (7.46%) CentOS
4 20 (7.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (6.34%) Windows Server
5 17 (6.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (5.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (4.10%) Ubuntu
8 8 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.87%) Fedora
10 4 (1.49%) Debian
11 2 (0.75%) FreeBSD
11 2 (0.75%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.75%) Solaris
11 2 (0.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.37%) AIX
12 1 (0.37%) Mesosphere
12 1 (0.37%) SUSE
12 1 (0.37%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (30.22%) ITIL
2 45 (16.79%) High Availability
3 37 (13.81%) Network Design
4 35 (13.06%) Migration
5 34 (12.69%) Network Monitoring
6 33 (12.31%) Service Delivery
7 32 (11.94%) Change Management
8 30 (11.19%) Presales
9 24 (8.96%) Mentoring
9 24 (8.96%) Project Management
10 23 (8.58%) DevOps
10 23 (8.58%) Problem Management
11 22 (8.21%) Configuration Management
12 21 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (6.72%) Operations Management
13 18 (6.72%) Server Building
14 17 (6.34%) Time Management
15 16 (5.97%) Change Control
15 16 (5.97%) ITIL V3
15 16 (5.97%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 74 (27.61%) SQL
2 55 (20.52%) Python
3 41 (15.30%) Perl
4 38 (14.18%) Java
5 35 (13.06%) PowerShell
6 29 (10.82%) Bash Shell
7 22 (8.21%) C#
8 18 (6.72%) JavaScript
9 14 (5.22%) T-SQL
10 6 (2.24%) PHP
10 6 (2.24%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.87%) ActionScript
11 5 (1.87%) ActionScript 2.0
11 5 (1.87%) Ruby
12 4 (1.49%) C
13 3 (1.12%) Go
14 2 (0.75%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 1 (0.37%) C++
15 1 (0.37%) Korn
Qualifications
1 128 (47.76%) Cisco Certification
2 96 (35.82%) CCNP
3 61 (22.76%) CCIE
4 54 (20.15%) CCNA
5 27 (10.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 26 (9.70%) Degree
7 20 (7.46%) JNCIP
8 19 (7.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 18 (6.72%) Security Cleared
10 16 (5.97%) MCP
10 16 (5.97%) SC Cleared
11 15 (5.60%) MCSE
12 14 (5.22%) MCITP
12 14 (5.22%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 10 (3.73%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (3.73%) JNCIA
14 7 (2.61%) CCSE
14 7 (2.61%) MCSA
15 6 (2.24%) JNCIE
16 5 (1.87%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.46%) SLA
2 19 (7.09%) QA
3 13 (4.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (4.85%) PCI DSS
4 12 (4.48%) HIPAA
5 5 (1.87%) Data Quality
6 3 (1.12%) GCP
System Software
1 47 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (11.57%) Active Directory
3 15 (5.60%) Docker
4 14 (5.22%) Terminal Services
5 9 (3.36%) Hyper-V
5 9 (3.36%) KVM
5 9 (3.36%) vSphere
6 8 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (2.24%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (1.87%) Firmware
9 3 (1.12%) Postfix
9 3 (1.12%) Sendmail
10 2 (0.75%) iptables
10 2 (0.75%) LXC
10 2 (0.75%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.37%) GPFS
11 1 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.37%) PowerHA
11 1 (0.37%) vCloud
11 1 (0.37%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 29 (10.82%) Opscode Chef
2 24 (8.96%) Cisco Prime
3 22 (8.21%) Puppet
4 16 (5.97%) vCenter Server
5 15 (5.60%) Ansible
6 14 (5.22%) Backup Exec
7 13 (4.85%) Terraform
8 12 (4.48%) SolarWinds Orion
9 11 (4.10%) Kubernetes
9 11 (4.10%) Microsoft Clustering
10 8 (2.99%) SCCM
11 5 (1.87%) SCOM
12 3 (1.12%) vRealize
13 2 (0.75%) Grafana
13 2 (0.75%) Graphite
13 2 (0.75%) Nagios
13 2 (0.75%) Riemann
13 2 (0.75%) SELinux
14 1 (0.37%) logstash
14 1 (0.37%) Netcool
Vendors
1 135 (50.37%) Cisco
2 88 (32.84%) F5
3 82 (30.60%) Juniper
4 63 (23.51%) Microsoft
5 61 (22.76%) CheckPoint
6 58 (21.64%) VMware
7 56 (20.90%) SolarWinds
8 45 (16.79%) Palo Alto
9 42 (15.67%) HP
10 23 (8.58%) Red Hat
11 17 (6.34%) Aruba
11 17 (6.34%) Brocade
12 16 (5.97%) Dell
13 15 (5.60%) Meraki
14 14 (5.22%) Draytek
14 14 (5.22%) Fortinet
14 14 (5.22%) SonicWALL
14 14 (5.22%) Veeam
14 14 (5.22%) WatchGuard
14 14 (5.22%) ZyXEL