Period
to 12 August 2020

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 12 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Balancing
England > South East
6 months to
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 267 318 351
Rank change year-on-year +51 +33 -68
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 58 215 206
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.54% 0.82% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.90% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 56 189 128
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -13.64% +10.00%
10th Percentile £31,500 £32,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £79,000 £70,375
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.60% +0.45% +4.76%

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 9,853 23,800 26,881
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.24% 91.16% 90.34%
Number of salaries quoted 7,936 19,114 22,180
Median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,372 £28,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 12 August 2020.

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 12 August 2020. 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
Hampshire +88 29 £43,000 +4.88% 3
Thames Valley +72 10 £60,000 +9.09% 6
Berkshire +72 9 £60,000 +29.73% 4
Surrey +47 9 £45,750 -29.62%
West Sussex +15 5 £70,000 +28.44%
East Sussex +55 4 £59,375 -20.83%
Buckinghamshire +53 1 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Load Balancing
England

For the 6 months to 12 August 2020, 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 38 (65.52%) Firewall
2 31 (53.45%) Cisco
3 24 (41.38%) Windows
3 24 (41.38%) AWS
3 24 (41.38%) Data Centre
4 23 (39.66%) WAN
4 23 (39.66%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (34.48%) CCNP
5 20 (34.48%) BGP
5 20 (34.48%) Linux
6 19 (32.76%) OSPF
7 18 (31.03%) Microsoft
7 18 (31.03%) TCP/IP
8 17 (29.31%) LAN
8 17 (29.31%) Juniper
9 16 (27.59%) CCNA
9 16 (27.59%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (24.14%) Azure
11 12 (20.69%) Network Security
11 12 (20.69%) CSS
11 12 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (18.97%) GCP
12 11 (18.97%) Problem-Solving
12 11 (18.97%) VPN
12 11 (18.97%) Wireless
12 11 (18.97%) VMware
12 11 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (18.97%) SolarWinds
13 10 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (17.24%) F5

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 3 (5.17%) IIS
1 3 (5.17%) Skype for Business
2 2 (3.45%) Apache
2 2 (3.45%) Confluence
3 1 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (41.38%) AWS
2 14 (24.14%) Azure
3 11 (18.97%) GCP
4 6 (10.34%) IaaS
5 5 (8.62%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (8.62%) Office 365
5 5 (8.62%) PaaS
6 3 (5.17%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (5.17%) SaaS
7 2 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (3.45%) GitHub
7 2 (3.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (1.72%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 38 (65.52%) Firewall
2 23 (39.66%) WAN
3 20 (34.48%) BGP
4 19 (32.76%) OSPF
5 18 (31.03%) TCP/IP
6 17 (29.31%) LAN
7 16 (27.59%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (20.69%) Network Security
9 11 (18.97%) VPN
9 11 (18.97%) Wireless
10 10 (17.24%) Internet
11 9 (15.52%) HSRP
11 9 (15.52%) NetScreen
11 9 (15.52%) SAN
11 9 (15.52%) VRRP
12 7 (12.07%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (10.34%) Skype
13 6 (10.34%) VoIP
14 5 (8.62%) DNS
14 5 (8.62%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.79%) MySQL
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.45%) Redis
4 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Git (software)
1 7 (12.07%) PHPUnit
2 5 (8.62%) Selenium
3 4 (6.90%) JIRA
4 2 (3.45%) Artifactory
4 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.72%) GoCD
General
1 8 (13.79%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Korean Language
3 2 (3.45%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Automotive
4 1 (1.72%) Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Law
4 1 (1.72%) Military
Job Titles
1 23 (39.66%) Network Engineer
2 7 (12.07%) Developer
3 5 (8.62%) Cloud Engineer
3 5 (8.62%) PHP Developer
3 5 (8.62%) Senior Developer
3 5 (8.62%) Senior PHP Developer
3 5 (8.62%) Software Engineer
4 4 (6.90%) Analyst
4 4 (6.90%) C# Software Engineer
4 4 (6.90%) Consultant
4 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Architect
5 3 (5.17%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Graduate
5 3 (5.17%) Security Analyst
5 3 (5.17%) Security Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.69%) CSS
2 7 (12.07%) HTML
2 7 (12.07%) jQuery
3 6 (10.34%) .NET
3 6 (10.34%) LAMP
4 5 (8.62%) XHTML
5 4 (6.90%) WebRTC
6 3 (5.17%) AngularJS
6 3 (5.17%) React
6 3 (5.17%) Web Services
7 2 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (3.45%) RESTful
8 1 (1.72%) .NET Core
8 1 (1.72%) COM
8 1 (1.72%) GStreamer
8 1 (1.72%) JSON
8 1 (1.72%) Middleware
8 1 (1.72%) Node.js
8 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (41.38%) Data Centre
2 12 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (15.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (8.62%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (6.90%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (5.17%) Clustering
6 3 (5.17%) Private Cloud
6 3 (5.17%) Public Cloud
6 3 (5.17%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.72%) BYOD
8 1 (1.72%) CMDB
8 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.72%) NHS
8 1 (1.72%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (1.72%) PKI
8 1 (1.72%) PMI
8 1 (1.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (41.38%) Windows
2 20 (34.48%) Linux
3 10 (17.24%) Unix
4 6 (10.34%) Windows Server
5 3 (5.17%) Android
5 3 (5.17%) Apple iOS
5 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (1.72%) CentOS
7 1 (1.72%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (18.97%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (17.24%) Migration
3 9 (15.52%) ITIL
4 8 (13.79%) OOP
5 7 (12.07%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (12.07%) Mentoring
6 6 (10.34%) Computer Science
6 6 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 6 (10.34%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (8.62%) Change Control
7 5 (8.62%) Data Migration
7 5 (8.62%) DevOps
7 5 (8.62%) Network Optimisation
7 5 (8.62%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (8.62%) Problem Management
7 5 (8.62%) Software Engineering
7 5 (8.62%) TDD
8 4 (6.90%) Open Source
8 4 (6.90%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.79%) PowerShell
1 8 (13.79%) Python
2 7 (12.07%) PHP
3 6 (10.34%) Bash Shell
3 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.34%) SQL
4 5 (8.62%) C#
5 3 (5.17%) Go
5 3 (5.17%) Shell Script
5 3 (5.17%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.72%) Java
6 1 (1.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (39.66%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (34.48%) CCNP
3 16 (27.59%) CCNA
4 9 (15.52%) Degree
4 9 (15.52%) JNCIA
4 9 (15.52%) JNCIS
5 3 (5.17%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (5.17%) CISA
5 3 (5.17%) MCSE
5 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.45%) CCIE
6 2 (3.45%) CEH
6 2 (3.45%) GIAC
6 2 (3.45%) ISEB
6 2 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (3.45%) OSCE
6 2 (3.45%) OSCP
6 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.72%) GSEC
7 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) NIST
2 2 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.45%) QA
3 1 (1.72%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (17.24%) Docker
1 10 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 8 (13.79%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (12.07%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.45%) vSphere
5 1 (1.72%) KVM
5 1 (1.72%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.72%) XenApp
5 1 (1.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (17.24%) Kubernetes
2 7 (12.07%) Ansible
3 5 (8.62%) Terraform
4 4 (6.90%) FortiGate
5 3 (5.17%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (3.45%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (3.45%) HP ALM
6 2 (3.45%) HP Fortify
6 2 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (3.45%) Puppet
6 2 (3.45%) vCenter Server
6 2 (3.45%) WebInspect
7 1 (1.72%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (53.45%) Cisco
2 18 (31.03%) Microsoft
3 17 (29.31%) Juniper
4 11 (18.97%) SolarWinds
4 11 (18.97%) VMware
5 10 (17.24%) Citrix
5 10 (17.24%) F5
5 10 (17.24%) Google
6 9 (15.52%) Brocade
6 9 (15.52%) CheckPoint
6 9 (15.52%) Foundry
7 6 (10.34%) HP
8 4 (6.90%) NetApp
8 4 (6.90%) Radware
9 3 (5.17%) Dell
9 3 (5.17%) Dell Compellent
10 2 (3.45%) Black Duck
10 2 (3.45%) Palo Alto
10 2 (3.45%) Sonatype
10 2 (3.45%) Splunk