Period
to 9 December 2021

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 9 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Balancing
England > South East
6 months to
9 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 363 249 292
Rank change year-on-year -114 +43 +50
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 88 61 212
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.49% 0.67% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.74% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 46 51 182
10th Percentile £27,000 £31,500 £31,500
25th Percentile £44,063 £38,750 £36,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +44.44% -5.26% -20.83%
75th Percentile £76,875 £56,000 £66,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £65,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 16,916 8,299 22,322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 93.62% 91.32% 91.05%
Number of salaries quoted 11,621 6,892 18,340
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £36,719
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Load Balancing as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Load Balancing in the South East over the 6 months to 9 December 2021.

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 9 December 2021. 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
Thames Valley -74 42 £67,500 +20.54% 3
Berkshire -43 21 £67,500 +12.50% 3
Hampshire -123 19 £55,000 +29.41%
Buckinghamshire -53 18 £77,500 +38.39%
East Sussex - 13 £80,000 -
Surrey -61 6 £66,250 +1.92% 3
Kent -40 5 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Oxfordshire - 3 £45,000 -
Home Counties - 1 £80,000 -
Load Balancing
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 2021, 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 South East region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 47 (53.41%) DevOps
2 43 (48.86%) Azure
3 40 (45.45%) Firewall
4 33 (37.50%) Social Skills
5 32 (36.36%) Linux
5 32 (36.36%) AWS
6 30 (34.09%) DNS
6 30 (34.09%) Docker
7 27 (30.68%) Analytical Skills
7 27 (30.68%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (30.68%) Open Source
7 27 (30.68%) JIRA
8 26 (29.55%) Cloud Computing
9 25 (28.41%) Big Data
9 25 (28.41%) SQL
9 25 (28.41%) Web Services
9 25 (28.41%) Full Stack Development
10 24 (27.27%) Internet
11 23 (26.14%) SOAP
11 23 (26.14%) Jenkins
11 23 (26.14%) Kubernetes
12 22 (25.00%) Mentoring
12 22 (25.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 21 (23.86%) Problem-Solving
13 21 (23.86%) SaaS
13 21 (23.86%) Windows
13 21 (23.86%) TCP/IP
13 21 (23.86%) Scrum
14 20 (22.73%) Active Directory
14 20 (22.73%) IaaS

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 17 (19.32%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (4.55%) JBoss
2 4 (4.55%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.55%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.14%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 43 (48.86%) Azure
2 32 (36.36%) AWS
3 26 (29.55%) Cloud Computing
4 21 (23.86%) SaaS
5 20 (22.73%) IaaS
6 19 (21.59%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 19 (21.59%) GitHub
6 19 (21.59%) PaaS
7 17 (19.32%) Azure App Service
7 17 (19.32%) Azure Service Bus
7 17 (19.32%) Azure Storage
8 10 (11.36%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (11.36%) Amazon S3
8 10 (11.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (4.55%) Serverless
10 3 (3.41%) Amazon ECS
10 3 (3.41%) Amazon EKS
11 2 (2.27%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (2.27%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 40 (45.45%) Firewall
2 30 (34.09%) DNS
3 24 (27.27%) Internet
4 21 (23.86%) TCP/IP
5 19 (21.59%) VPN
6 17 (19.32%) HTTP
7 14 (15.91%) BGP
7 14 (15.91%) Network Security
8 12 (13.64%) WAN
9 11 (12.50%) IPsec
10 10 (11.36%) Reverse Proxy
11 9 (10.23%) LAN
11 9 (10.23%) SSL
12 6 (6.82%) SAN
13 5 (5.68%) DHCP
13 5 (5.68%) Wireshark
14 4 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
14 4 (4.55%) DSL
14 4 (4.55%) MPLS
14 4 (4.55%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (28.41%) Big Data
2 12 (13.64%) SQL Server
3 10 (11.36%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.82%) Oracle Database
4 6 (6.82%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.41%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.27%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (2.27%) Redis
7 1 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 27 (30.68%) JIRA
2 23 (26.14%) Jenkins
3 17 (19.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (19.32%) Visual Studio Team System
4 6 (6.82%) SoapUI
5 3 (3.41%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.27%) GitLab
6 2 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.14%) GoCD
7 1 (1.14%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 33 (37.50%) Social Skills
2 27 (30.68%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (19.32%) Organisational Skills
4 8 (9.09%) Law
5 6 (6.82%) Presentation Skills
6 3 (3.41%) Finance
7 2 (2.27%) Marketing
8 1 (1.14%) Electronics
8 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.14%) Public Sector
8 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (28.41%) Developer
2 21 (23.86%) DevOps Engineer
3 17 (19.32%) Full Stack Developer
3 17 (19.32%) Lead Developer
4 14 (15.91%) Site Reliability Engineer
5 10 (11.36%) Network Engineer
6 7 (7.95%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (7.95%) Support Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) QA Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) QA Leader
7 6 (6.82%) Security Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) Senior QA Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) Senior Security Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) IP Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) Platform Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) Lead DevOps
9 4 (4.55%) Senior IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (28.41%) Web Services
2 23 (26.14%) SOAP
3 18 (20.45%) RabbitMQ
4 17 (19.32%) .NET
4 17 (19.32%) .NET Core
4 17 (19.32%) ActiveMQ
4 17 (19.32%) RESTful
5 4 (4.55%) Velocity
6 3 (3.41%) ARM Templates
7 2 (2.27%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (2.27%) REST
8 1 (1.14%) CSS
8 1 (1.14%) CSS3
8 1 (1.14%) Express
8 1 (1.14%) HTML
8 1 (1.14%) HTML5
8 1 (1.14%) Kafka
8 1 (1.14%) LAMP
8 1 (1.14%) Node.js
8 1 (1.14%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.32%) User Experience
2 6 (6.82%) Digital Media
3 5 (5.68%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.68%) Private Cloud
4 4 (4.55%) Cloud Native
5 3 (3.41%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.27%) PKI
7 1 (1.14%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.14%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 32 (36.36%) Linux
2 21 (23.86%) Windows
3 18 (20.45%) VMS
4 12 (13.64%) Unix
5 11 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (9.09%) Fedora
7 6 (6.82%) Solaris
8 5 (5.68%) Check Point GAiA
9 4 (4.55%) CentOS
10 3 (3.41%) Windows Server
11 2 (2.27%) Ubuntu
11 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2019
12 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (53.41%) DevOps
2 27 (30.68%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (30.68%) Open Source
3 25 (28.41%) Full Stack Development
4 22 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 22 (25.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 21 (23.86%) Problem-Solving
5 21 (23.86%) Scrum
6 20 (22.73%) Microservices
7 18 (20.45%) Analytics
8 17 (19.32%) Data Analytics
8 17 (19.32%) Machine Learning
8 17 (19.32%) Product Vision
8 17 (19.32%) Requirements Gathering
8 17 (19.32%) The Twelve-Factor App
9 16 (18.18%) Configuration Management
10 14 (15.91%) Change Management
11 11 (12.50%) Service Management
12 10 (11.36%) Observability
12 10 (11.36%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (28.41%) SQL
2 13 (14.77%) Python
3 10 (11.36%) Bash Shell
4 5 (5.68%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.68%) Perl
4 5 (5.68%) TypeScript
5 4 (4.55%) C
5 4 (4.55%) C#
5 4 (4.55%) C-shell
5 4 (4.55%) Java
5 4 (4.55%) R
5 4 (4.55%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.41%) Go
7 2 (2.27%) Ruby
8 1 (1.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (12.50%) Degree
2 10 (11.36%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.82%) CEH
3 6 (6.82%) CISA
3 6 (6.82%) GIAC
3 6 (6.82%) ISEB
3 6 (6.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (6.82%) OSCE
3 6 (6.82%) OSCP
4 3 (3.41%) CCIE
4 3 (3.41%) CCNP
4 3 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.27%) AWS Certification
5 2 (2.27%) CCIE Service Provider
5 2 (2.27%) JNCIE
5 2 (2.27%) JNCIP
5 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (7.95%) NIST
3 6 (6.82%) GDPR
3 6 (6.82%) QA
4 1 (1.14%) Accessibility
4 1 (1.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 30 (34.09%) Docker
2 20 (22.73%) Active Directory
3 6 (6.82%) vSphere
4 3 (3.41%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.14%) Firmware
5 1 (1.14%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.14%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (26.14%) Kubernetes
2 19 (21.59%) Terraform
3 13 (14.77%) Ansible
4 8 (9.09%) vCenter Server
5 6 (6.82%) HP ALM
5 6 (6.82%) HP Fortify
5 6 (6.82%) Puppet
5 6 (6.82%) WebInspect
6 5 (5.68%) FortiGate
7 4 (4.55%) Grafana
7 4 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (4.55%) Prometheus
7 4 (4.55%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (2.27%) Consul
8 2 (2.27%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (2.27%) Graphite
8 2 (2.27%) Icinga
8 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (2.27%) Packer
8 2 (2.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (15.91%) Microsoft
1 14 (15.91%) Oracle
2 12 (13.64%) VMware
3 10 (11.36%) F5
4 8 (9.09%) Cisco
5 7 (7.95%) CheckPoint
6 6 (6.82%) ArcSight
6 6 (6.82%) Black Duck
6 6 (6.82%) HP
6 6 (6.82%) Micro Focus
6 6 (6.82%) Qualys
6 6 (6.82%) Sonatype
6 6 (6.82%) Splunk
6 6 (6.82%) Tripwire
7 5 (5.68%) Extreme Networks
7 5 (5.68%) SolarWinds
8 4 (4.55%) Dell
8 4 (4.55%) EMC
8 4 (4.55%) Juniper
8 4 (4.55%) Veeam