Period
to 19 August 2019

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 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Balancing
England > South East
6 months to
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 314 350 293
Rank change year-on-year +36 -57 +15
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 210 199 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.81% 0.67% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.75% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 179 120 265
South East median annual salary £47,500 £57,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +14.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £39,800 £36,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £71,250 £80,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -4.55%

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 23,720 26,690 26,363
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.07% 90.23% 89.87%
Number of salaries quoted 19,008 22,030 21,781
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 August 2019.

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 August 2019. 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 +21 70 £55,000 +5.21% 7
Surrey +15 52 £65,000 +8.33% 5
Berkshire +2 49 £47,500 -13.64% 4
West Sussex +18 42 £54,500 -4.39% 3
Hampshire +24 37 £40,000 +6.67% 8
Buckinghamshire +16 15 £55,000 +5.21% 2
Oxfordshire +41 6 £81,250 - 1
Home Counties - 4 - -
Middlesex +3 2 £43,000 -9.47%
Kent -22 2 - - 2
East Sussex +13 1 £75,000 +42.86% 2
Load Balancing
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2019, 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.

1 112 (53.33%) Cisco
1 112 (53.33%) Firewall
2 98 (46.67%) Data Centre
3 91 (43.33%) Cisco Certification
4 86 (40.95%) WAN
5 82 (39.05%) CCNP
6 72 (34.29%) Linux
7 66 (31.43%) Windows
8 62 (29.52%) Microsoft Azure
9 61 (29.05%) Amazon AWS
9 61 (29.05%) Microsoft
10 60 (28.57%) LAN
11 58 (27.62%) Cisco Nexus
12 56 (26.67%) VPN
13 54 (25.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 50 (23.81%) CCNA
15 48 (22.86%) OSPF
16 47 (22.38%) CCIE
16 47 (22.38%) VMware
17 46 (21.90%) Juniper
18 45 (21.43%) BGP
19 44 (20.95%) CheckPoint
19 44 (20.95%) TCP/IP
19 44 (20.95%) F5
20 40 (19.05%) Wireless
21 39 (18.57%) DNS
21 39 (18.57%) Puppet
21 39 (18.57%) DevOps
22 38 (18.10%) Docker
22 38 (18.10%) Windows Server

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 12 (5.71%) nginx
2 11 (5.24%) MS Exchange
3 9 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (3.33%) IIS
4 7 (3.33%) Skype for Business
5 6 (2.86%) Confluence
6 4 (1.90%) GlassFish
6 4 (1.90%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.95%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.48%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) CA PPM
1 2 (0.95%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 62 (29.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 61 (29.05%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (12.86%) Google Cloud Platform
4 26 (12.38%) Office 365
5 16 (7.62%) SaaS
6 15 (7.14%) GitHub
7 13 (6.19%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (4.29%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (3.81%) Dynamics 365
10 6 (2.86%) IaaS
10 6 (2.86%) PaaS
11 3 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (1.43%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.95%) Amazon ECS
13 1 (0.48%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.48%) Azure Functions
13 1 (0.48%) Cloudflare
13 1 (0.48%) Route 53
13 1 (0.48%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 112 (53.33%) Firewall
2 86 (40.95%) WAN
3 60 (28.57%) LAN
4 58 (27.62%) Cisco Nexus
5 56 (26.67%) VPN
6 48 (22.86%) OSPF
7 45 (21.43%) BGP
8 44 (20.95%) TCP/IP
9 40 (19.05%) Wireless
10 39 (18.57%) DNS
11 38 (18.10%) Cisco ASA
12 35 (16.67%) SAN
13 34 (16.19%) MPLS
13 34 (16.19%) VLAN
14 33 (15.71%) VoIP
15 27 (12.86%) IPsec
16 26 (12.38%) DHCP
17 25 (11.90%) FCoE
17 25 (11.90%) HSRP
17 25 (11.90%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.52%) Redis
2 17 (8.10%) SQL Server
3 16 (7.62%) MySQL
4 13 (6.19%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (4.29%) NoSQL
6 7 (3.33%) MongoDB
6 7 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (2.86%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.48%) Amazon Athena
9 1 (0.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.48%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.48%) Big Data
9 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 29 (13.81%) Jenkins
2 14 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 13 (6.19%) Git (software)
3 13 (6.19%) GitLab
4 7 (3.33%) JIRA
5 4 (1.90%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (1.43%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.43%) JUnit
6 3 (1.43%) Selenium
6 3 (1.43%) Spinnaker
7 2 (0.95%) Artifactory
7 2 (0.95%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.95%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.95%) Gerrit
7 2 (0.95%) SonarQube
7 2 (0.95%) Subversion
8 1 (0.48%) Hudson
8 1 (0.48%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.48%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (8.57%) Finance
2 13 (6.19%) Banking
2 13 (6.19%) Marketing
3 12 (5.71%) Electronics
4 7 (3.33%) Public Sector
4 7 (3.33%) Retail
5 3 (1.43%) Advertising
6 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.48%) Games
6 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 79 (37.62%) Network Engineer
2 39 (18.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 25 (11.90%) DevOps Engineer
4 23 (10.95%) Cisco Engineer
4 23 (10.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 16 (7.62%) NOC Engineer
6 14 (6.67%) Architect
7 13 (6.19%) Senior Network Engineer
8 12 (5.71%) Technical Architect
9 11 (5.24%) Developer
10 10 (4.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 10 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (4.29%) Network Support
11 9 (4.29%) Support Engineer
12 8 (3.81%) 3rd Line Support
12 8 (3.81%) Juniper Engineer
13 7 (3.33%) Administrator
13 7 (3.33%) Head of Infrastructure
13 7 (3.33%) Infrastructure Architect
13 7 (3.33%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
2 12 (5.71%) RabbitMQ
3 8 (3.81%) .NET
3 8 (3.81%) CSS
3 8 (3.81%) HTML
4 7 (3.33%) Web Services
5 5 (2.38%) SAP Basis
6 4 (1.90%) 802.1X
6 4 (1.90%) AngularJS
6 4 (1.90%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (1.90%) Java EE
6 4 (1.90%) jQuery
6 4 (1.90%) LDAP
6 4 (1.90%) REST
7 3 (1.43%) Gherkin
7 3 (1.43%) JSON
7 3 (1.43%) Spring
7 3 (1.43%) Spring Boot
7 3 (1.43%) Spring Cloud
7 3 (1.43%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 98 (46.67%) Data Centre
2 16 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.19%) BBC
3 13 (6.19%) Video Conferencing
4 12 (5.71%) Public Cloud
5 10 (4.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 8 (3.81%) Clustering
6 8 (3.81%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (2.38%) CMDB
8 3 (1.43%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.43%) PKI
8 3 (1.43%) Replication
9 2 (0.95%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.48%) BYOD
10 1 (0.48%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.48%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.48%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.48%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 72 (34.29%) Linux
2 66 (31.43%) Windows
3 38 (18.10%) Windows Server
4 23 (10.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (6.67%) Unix
6 12 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (4.29%) CentOS
8 8 (3.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (3.33%) Debian
9 7 (3.33%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.95%) Solaris
10 2 (0.95%) VMS
11 1 (0.48%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (25.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 39 (18.57%) DevOps
3 35 (16.67%) ITIL
4 34 (16.19%) Problem-Solving
5 27 (12.86%) High Availability
5 27 (12.86%) Network Design
6 24 (11.43%) Mentoring
7 23 (10.95%) Configuration Management
8 22 (10.48%) Project Delivery
9 21 (10.00%) Business Continuity
10 20 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (8.57%) Service Delivery
12 17 (8.10%) Network Monitoring
13 16 (7.62%) Change Control
13 16 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (7.62%) Penetration Testing
14 15 (7.14%) Network Optimisation
15 14 (6.67%) Infrastructure as Code
16 13 (6.19%) Architectural Design
16 13 (6.19%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (14.76%) Bash Shell
2 23 (10.95%) Python
3 22 (10.48%) PowerShell
4 17 (8.10%) Go
5 14 (6.67%) Java
5 14 (6.67%) Ruby
5 14 (6.67%) SQL
6 13 (6.19%) PHP
7 8 (3.81%) C#
8 7 (3.33%) Perl
9 6 (2.86%) JavaScript
10 5 (2.38%) ABAP
11 3 (1.43%) Java 8
12 2 (0.95%) C
13 1 (0.48%) C++
13 1 (0.48%) R
13 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 91 (43.33%) Cisco Certification
2 82 (39.05%) CCNP
3 50 (23.81%) CCNA
4 47 (22.38%) CCIE
5 25 (11.90%) Security Cleared
6 21 (10.00%) CCDP
7 18 (8.57%) JNCIS
7 18 (8.57%) SC Cleared
8 16 (7.62%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (6.67%) JNCIA
9 14 (6.67%) JNCIP
10 12 (5.71%) Degree
10 12 (5.71%) MCSA
10 12 (5.71%) MCSE
11 11 (5.24%) JNCIE
12 8 (3.81%) CCSE
13 7 (3.33%) CCDA
14 6 (2.86%) CCSA
14 6 (2.86%) DBS Check
15 3 (1.43%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.19%) PMO
2 11 (5.24%) Cyber Essentials
2 11 (5.24%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 11 (5.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (4.29%) GDPR
3 9 (4.29%) PCI DSS
4 8 (3.81%) SLA
5 1 (0.48%) PSD2
System Software
1 38 (18.10%) Docker
2 32 (15.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 29 (13.81%) Active Directory
5 5 (2.38%) iptables
5 5 (2.38%) KVM
5 5 (2.38%) Xen
6 4 (1.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (1.90%) etcd
6 4 (1.90%) vSphere
7 2 (0.95%) NFS
7 2 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.48%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 39 (18.57%) Puppet
2 29 (13.81%) Ansible
3 24 (11.43%) Kubernetes
4 21 (10.00%) Terraform
5 19 (9.05%) SCCM
6 14 (6.67%) SCVMM
7 12 (5.71%) Nagios
8 11 (5.24%) Cisco CUCM
9 10 (4.76%) HAProxy
10 8 (3.81%) SCOM
11 7 (3.33%) Microsoft Clustering
11 7 (3.33%) Single Sign-On
11 7 (3.33%) ZABBIX
12 6 (2.86%) Docker Swarm
13 5 (2.38%) Consul
13 5 (2.38%) Grafana
13 5 (2.38%) HP Data Protector
13 5 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
13 5 (2.38%) Packer
14 4 (1.90%) Cacti
Vendors
1 112 (53.33%) Cisco
2 61 (29.05%) Microsoft
3 47 (22.38%) VMware
4 46 (21.90%) Juniper
5 44 (20.95%) CheckPoint
5 44 (20.95%) F5
6 26 (12.38%) HP
6 26 (12.38%) SolarWinds
7 23 (10.95%) Citrix
8 22 (10.48%) Palo Alto
9 21 (10.00%) Aruba
10 18 (8.57%) NetApp
11 16 (7.62%) Google
12 15 (7.14%) Virgin Media
13 13 (6.19%) Rackspace
14 11 (5.24%) Mitel
15 10 (4.76%) Brocade
16 9 (4.29%) Foundry
17 8 (3.81%) Dell
18 7 (3.33%) Oracle