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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Balancing
England / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 243 290 216
Rank change year-on-year +47 -74  
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 144 157 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.98% 0.86% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 0.99% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 135 139 255
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% -  

Load Balancing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 12774 15798 18424
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 86.89% 86.67% 86.38%
Number of salaries quoted 10566 13274 14770
Median salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Load Balancing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +54 61 £67,500 +3.84% 2
Hampshire +18 31 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Berkshire +3 28 £53,750 -2.27% 1
West Sussex -9 9 £45,000 -24.36% 1
Kent +15 8 £48,750 -4.87% 2
Oxfordshire +12 3 £62,500 -3.84%
Buckinghamshire -12 3 £55,000 +22.22%
East Sussex - 1 £32,500 -
Load Balancing
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 150 (55.76%) Firewall
2 133 (49.44%) Cisco
3 111 (41.26%) Cisco Certification
4 98 (36.43%) Linux
5 93 (34.57%) DNS
5 93 (34.57%) Data Centre
6 91 (33.83%) F5
7 88 (32.71%) WAN
7 88 (32.71%) Juniper
8 81 (30.11%) CCNP
9 76 (28.25%) Windows
10 74 (27.51%) Microsoft
11 68 (25.28%) OSPF
11 68 (25.28%) VMware
12 62 (23.05%) BGP
13 60 (22.30%) LAN
13 60 (22.30%) Cisco ASA
14 58 (21.56%) VPN
14 58 (21.56%) Perl
15 56 (20.82%) MPLS
16 52 (19.33%) ITIL
16 52 (19.33%) Cisco Nexus
17 50 (18.59%) VMware Infrastructure
18 47 (17.47%) TCP/IP
18 47 (17.47%) Clustering
19 45 (16.73%) Python
20 44 (16.36%) Palo Alto
21 43 (15.99%) Amazon AWS
22 41 (15.24%) IPsec
23 40 (14.87%) Network Design

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 (5.95%) BizTalk Server
2 15 (5.58%) IIS
3 12 (4.46%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (3.72%) SharePoint
4 10 (3.72%) WebLogic
5 9 (3.35%) MS Exchange
6 8 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (2.60%) Skype for Business
8 6 (2.23%) nginx
9 5 (1.86%) Apache
9 5 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (1.86%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (1.12%) Apache Solr
11 3 (1.12%) Oracle Service Bus
12 2 (0.74%) Confluence
13 1 (0.37%) JBoss
13 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (3.35%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.86%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.49%) Eloqua
1 4 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 43 (15.99%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (7.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (7.06%) SaaS
3 11 (4.09%) Office 365
4 10 (3.72%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (2.60%) IaaS
5 7 (2.60%) PaaS
6 4 (1.49%) Datadog
6 4 (1.49%) Oracle Service Cloud
6 4 (1.49%) Responsys
6 4 (1.49%) Taleo
7 3 (1.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.37%) AWS OpsWorks
9 1 (0.37%) GitHub
9 1 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.37%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.37%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 150 (55.76%) Firewall
2 93 (34.57%) DNS
3 88 (32.71%) WAN
4 68 (25.28%) OSPF
5 62 (23.05%) BGP
6 60 (22.30%) Cisco ASA
6 60 (22.30%) LAN
7 58 (21.56%) VPN
8 56 (20.82%) MPLS
9 52 (19.33%) Cisco Nexus
10 47 (17.47%) TCP/IP
11 41 (15.24%) IPsec
12 38 (14.13%) EIGRP
13 33 (12.27%) SSL
14 32 (11.90%) DHCP
15 31 (11.52%) VRRP
16 29 (10.78%) HSRP
17 27 (10.04%) Ethernet
18 26 (9.67%) VLAN
19 24 (8.92%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (14.13%) SQL Server
2 23 (8.55%) Relational Database
3 17 (6.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (5.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (3.72%) MySQL
5 10 (3.72%) Redis
6 8 (2.97%) NoSQL
6 8 (2.97%) SQLite
7 6 (2.23%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (2.23%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (1.49%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.49%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.74%) InfluxDB
9 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.37%) DB2
10 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (2.97%) Vagrant
2 4 (1.49%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.49%) JIRA
3 2 (0.74%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.74%) Subversion
4 1 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.37%) Toad
General
1 6 (2.23%) Finance
1 6 (2.23%) Telecoms
2 4 (1.49%) Banking
3 3 (1.12%) Billing
3 3 (1.12%) Electronics
3 3 (1.12%) Marketing
4 2 (0.74%) French Language
5 1 (0.37%) Games
5 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 121 (44.98%) Network Engineer
2 36 (13.38%) Senior Network Engineer
3 28 (10.41%) Consultant
4 27 (10.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 26 (9.67%) Cisco Engineer
5 26 (9.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 24 (8.92%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 22 (8.18%) Administrator
8 21 (7.81%) Architect
8 21 (7.81%) Network Consultant
8 21 (7.81%) Support Engineer
9 16 (5.95%) Developer
9 16 (5.95%) Juniper Engineer
9 16 (5.95%) Network Support
9 16 (5.95%) Senior Developer
10 15 (5.58%) Cloud Architect
10 15 (5.58%) Network Support Engineer
11 14 (5.20%) BizTalk Developer
11 14 (5.20%) Senior BizTalk Developer
12 13 (4.83%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (8.18%) .NET
2 15 (5.58%) REST
3 14 (5.20%) CSS
3 14 (5.20%) EDI
3 14 (5.20%) EDIFACT
3 14 (5.20%) JMS
3 14 (5.20%) WCF
4 8 (2.97%) Web Services
5 6 (2.23%) Middleware
5 6 (2.23%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (1.12%) HTML
6 3 (1.12%) LAMP
7 2 (0.74%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.74%) Hibernate
7 2 (0.74%) J2EE
7 2 (0.74%) JPA
7 2 (0.74%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (0.74%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (0.74%) Spring
7 2 (0.74%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 93 (34.57%) Data Centre
2 47 (17.47%) Clustering
3 20 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (6.69%) Management Information System
5 16 (5.95%) Computer Science
6 13 (4.83%) PKI
7 10 (3.72%) Enterprise Storage
7 10 (3.72%) Hybrid Cloud
8 8 (2.97%) Device Driver
9 7 (2.60%) Replication
10 4 (1.49%) CMDB
10 4 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (1.12%) FlexPod
12 2 (0.74%) Driving Licence
13 1 (0.37%) Cyberthreat
13 1 (0.37%) Fat Client
13 1 (0.37%) Greenfield Project
13 1 (0.37%) Online Games
13 1 (0.37%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 98 (36.43%) Linux
2 76 (28.25%) Windows
3 34 (12.64%) Unix
3 34 (12.64%) Windows Server
4 26 (9.67%) CentOS
5 13 (4.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (4.46%) Ubuntu
6 12 (4.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (2.97%) Debian
8 7 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (2.23%) Solaris
10 5 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.12%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.74%) Fedora
12 2 (0.74%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.74%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.37%) AIX
13 1 (0.37%) SUSE
13 1 (0.37%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (19.33%) ITIL
2 40 (14.87%) Network Design
3 35 (13.01%) Project Management
4 25 (9.29%) Problem Management
5 24 (8.92%) Resource Management
6 22 (8.18%) Change Management
7 21 (7.81%) Presales
8 18 (6.69%) High Availability
8 18 (6.69%) Migration
9 17 (6.32%) Configuration Management
9 17 (6.32%) Performance Monitoring
9 17 (6.32%) Service Delivery
10 16 (5.95%) Mentoring
10 16 (5.95%) Performance Tuning
10 16 (5.95%) Root Cause Analysis
11 15 (5.58%) Change Control
11 15 (5.58%) DevOps
11 15 (5.58%) Operations Management
12 13 (4.83%) Network Management
12 13 (4.83%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 58 (21.56%) Perl
2 45 (16.73%) Python
3 34 (12.64%) SQL
4 21 (7.81%) Bash Shell
5 14 (5.20%) ActionScript
5 14 (5.20%) ActionScript 2.0
5 14 (5.20%) C#
6 13 (4.83%) PowerShell
7 11 (4.09%) Java
8 10 (3.72%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.86%) PHP
10 3 (1.12%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.37%) C
11 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 111 (41.26%) Cisco Certification
2 81 (30.11%) CCNP
3 30 (11.15%) CCIE
4 28 (10.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (10.04%) CCNA
5 27 (10.04%) Security Cleared
6 20 (7.43%) JNCIP
7 15 (5.58%) SC Cleared
8 11 (4.09%) Degree
9 10 (3.72%) JNCIA
9 10 (3.72%) MCSE
10 9 (3.35%) MCP
10 9 (3.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (2.60%) CCSP
11 7 (2.60%) MCITP
12 5 (1.86%) HNC
12 5 (1.86%) HND
12 5 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.86%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (1.49%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.06%) SLA
2 5 (1.86%) PMO
3 4 (1.49%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 50 (18.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (10.04%) Active Directory
3 16 (5.95%) KVM
4 15 (5.58%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (5.20%) Docker
6 10 (3.72%) XenApp
7 9 (3.35%) Hyper-V
8 8 (2.97%) iptables
8 8 (2.97%) LXC
8 8 (2.97%) VirtualBox
9 7 (2.60%) vSphere
9 7 (2.60%) XenServer
10 5 (1.86%) Terminal Services
11 3 (1.12%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (1.12%) ISA Server
11 3 (1.12%) UAG
11 3 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.74%) Ceph
12 2 (0.74%) Postfix
12 2 (0.74%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 15 (5.58%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (5.58%) Puppet
2 14 (5.20%) Ansible
3 10 (3.72%) Cisco Prime
3 10 (3.72%) Microsoft Clustering
4 9 (3.35%) SolarWinds Orion
5 8 (2.97%) SCCM
5 8 (2.97%) SCOM
5 8 (2.97%) SELinux
6 6 (2.23%) Cisco UCCX
6 6 (2.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (1.86%) Backup Exec
7 5 (1.86%) vCenter Server
8 4 (1.49%) CFEngine
8 4 (1.49%) ZABBIX
9 3 (1.12%) Galera Cluster
9 3 (1.12%) logstash
10 2 (0.74%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (0.74%) Kubernetes
10 2 (0.74%) Riemann
Vendors
1 133 (49.44%) Cisco
2 91 (33.83%) F5
3 88 (32.71%) Juniper
4 74 (27.51%) Microsoft
5 68 (25.28%) VMware
6 44 (16.36%) Palo Alto
7 39 (14.50%) CheckPoint
8 27 (10.04%) SolarWinds
9 26 (9.67%) Citrix
10 19 (7.06%) HP
11 15 (5.58%) Extreme Networks
11 15 (5.58%) SAP
12 14 (5.20%) Oracle
12 14 (5.20%) Red Hat
13 12 (4.46%) Radware
14 11 (4.09%) Dell
15 10 (3.72%) Aruba
16 9 (3.35%) NetApp
17 8 (2.97%) Fortinet
17 8 (2.97%) Rackspace
Farnborough, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + on call allow+o/t
Posted: 23 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Empiric
Salary: From £80,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £33500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Search Consultancy
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Kingfisher IT Services
Salary: £negotiable dependent on exp. + benefits and bonus potential
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
UKCloud
Salary: Competitive Rates / Negotiable- Pension, Healthcare, Life Cover, Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 7 days ago