Period
to 1 April 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 1 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Balancing
England > South East
6 months to
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 316 295 313
Rank change year-on-year -21 +18 -21
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 138 238 268
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.64% 0.90% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.98% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 123 196 234
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,500 £32,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £76,250 £76,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -9.09%

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 19,369 24,335 28,427
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 90.53% 91.74% 90.34%
Number of salaries quoted 15,616 19,894 23,470
Median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +56 43 £35,000 -42.62% 6
Surrey +10 37 £57,500 -2.54% 6
Thames Valley -5 36 £52,500 -4.55% 2
Berkshire +23 25 £40,000 +14.29% 1
West Sussex -10 16 £51,250 +7.89%
Buckinghamshire -14 11 £63,750 +2.00% 1
East Sussex +8 1 £57,500 -4.17% 3
Load Balancing
England

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 86 (62.32%) Firewall
2 85 (61.59%) Cisco
3 66 (47.83%) Data Centre
4 64 (46.38%) Cisco Certification
4 64 (46.38%) WAN
5 54 (39.13%) CCNP
6 49 (35.51%) Linux
7 46 (33.33%) LAN
8 45 (32.61%) Microsoft
8 45 (32.61%) Windows
9 42 (30.43%) Juniper
9 42 (30.43%) VPN
10 40 (28.99%) F5
11 39 (28.26%) Azure
12 36 (26.09%) Problem-Solving
13 35 (25.36%) Cisco Nexus
13 35 (25.36%) ITIL
13 35 (25.36%) SolarWinds
14 34 (24.64%) CCNA
14 34 (24.64%) OSPF
14 34 (24.64%) BGP
15 33 (23.91%) VMware
16 31 (22.46%) TCP/IP
17 30 (21.74%) Wireless
18 29 (21.01%) Citrix
18 29 (21.01%) Analytical Skills
18 29 (21.01%) Windows Server
19 28 (20.29%) SAN
20 27 (19.57%) DNS
21 26 (18.84%) Unix

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 15 (10.87%) IIS
2 11 (7.97%) Apache
3 8 (5.80%) Skype for Business
3 8 (5.80%) WebLogic
4 5 (3.62%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.17%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.72%) Confluence
6 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.72%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.72%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.72%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (5.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (5.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (5.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 39 (28.26%) Azure
2 25 (18.12%) AWS
3 15 (10.87%) IaaS
3 15 (10.87%) PaaS
4 13 (9.42%) Office 365
5 12 (8.70%) SaaS
6 9 (6.52%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (5.07%) GCP
8 3 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (1.45%) GitHub
9 2 (1.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.72%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.72%) AtomSphere
10 1 (0.72%) Boomi
10 1 (0.72%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 86 (62.32%) Firewall
2 64 (46.38%) WAN
3 46 (33.33%) LAN
4 42 (30.43%) VPN
5 35 (25.36%) Cisco Nexus
6 34 (24.64%) BGP
6 34 (24.64%) OSPF
7 31 (22.46%) TCP/IP
8 30 (21.74%) Wireless
9 28 (20.29%) SAN
10 27 (19.57%) DNS
11 25 (18.12%) Cisco ASA
12 24 (17.39%) IPsec
13 20 (14.49%) FCoE
13 20 (14.49%) Internet
14 17 (12.32%) Network Security
15 16 (11.59%) DHCP
15 16 (11.59%) Ethernet
15 16 (11.59%) NetScaler
15 16 (11.59%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.80%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.17%) MySQL
3 3 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.45%) Amazon Athena
4 2 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.45%) Redis
5 1 (0.72%) DB2
5 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (5.07%) Git (software)
1 7 (5.07%) Jenkins
2 6 (4.35%) JIRA
3 4 (2.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.45%) Subversion
5 1 (0.72%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.72%) GitLab
General
1 11 (7.97%) Finance
2 5 (3.62%) Public Sector
2 5 (3.62%) Retail
3 3 (2.17%) Banking
3 3 (2.17%) Law
3 3 (2.17%) Marketing
4 2 (1.45%) Local Government
5 1 (0.72%) Automotive
5 1 (0.72%) Czech Language
5 1 (0.72%) Electronics
5 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (43.48%) Network Engineer
2 21 (15.22%) Senior Network Engineer
3 19 (13.77%) Analyst
4 17 (12.32%) Cisco Engineer
4 17 (12.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 16 (11.59%) Architect
6 15 (10.87%) Juniper Engineer
7 12 (8.70%) Azure Engineer
7 12 (8.70%) Cloud Engineer
8 11 (7.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (7.97%) Technical Manager
9 9 (6.52%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (6.52%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 9 (6.52%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 8 (5.80%) Consultant
10 8 (5.80%) Incident Analyst
11 7 (5.07%) Incident Manager
11 7 (5.07%) Network Security Engineer
11 7 (5.07%) Support Analyst
11 7 (5.07%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.14%) CSS
2 9 (6.52%) AngularJS
2 9 (6.52%) Web Services
3 7 (5.07%) HTML
4 6 (4.35%) jQuery
5 5 (3.62%) .NET
5 5 (3.62%) CSS3
5 5 (3.62%) HTML5
5 5 (3.62%) Node.js
5 5 (3.62%) React
5 5 (3.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (3.62%) Vue.js
5 5 (3.62%) XML
6 4 (2.90%) Ajax
7 2 (1.45%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (1.45%) LAMP
7 2 (1.45%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.72%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.72%) REST
8 1 (0.72%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 66 (47.83%) Data Centre
2 29 (21.01%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (7.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 9 (6.52%) Hybrid Cloud
5 8 (5.80%) Enterprise Storage
5 8 (5.80%) Management Information System
5 8 (5.80%) PKI
5 8 (5.80%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (3.62%) Private Cloud
6 5 (3.62%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.17%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.17%) BYOD
7 3 (2.17%) Clustering
8 2 (1.45%) CMDB
9 1 (0.72%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.72%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 49 (35.51%) Linux
2 45 (32.61%) Windows
3 29 (21.01%) Windows Server
4 26 (18.84%) Unix
5 12 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (7.25%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (2.90%) CentOS
7 4 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.45%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (26.09%) Problem-Solving
2 35 (25.36%) ITIL
3 22 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (15.22%) Mentoring
5 17 (12.32%) Computer Science
6 16 (11.59%) Migration
7 15 (10.87%) Change Control
8 14 (10.14%) Capacity Planning
8 14 (10.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 14 (10.14%) Network Optimisation
9 13 (9.42%) DevOps
10 12 (8.70%) Change Management
10 12 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
10 12 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
10 12 (8.70%) Task Automation
11 11 (7.97%) Presales
11 11 (7.97%) Systems Engineering
12 10 (7.25%) Infrastructure as Code
13 8 (5.80%) Adaptive Security
13 8 (5.80%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 22 (15.94%) SQL
2 16 (11.59%) PowerShell
3 12 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 11 (7.97%) Python
5 10 (7.25%) Shell Script
6 7 (5.07%) Bash Shell
7 5 (3.62%) TypeScript
8 4 (2.90%) Perl
8 4 (2.90%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.17%) C#
9 3 (2.17%) Java
10 2 (1.45%) Go
10 2 (1.45%) PHP
10 2 (1.45%) Ruby
11 1 (0.72%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 64 (46.38%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (39.13%) CCNP
3 34 (24.64%) CCNA
4 25 (18.12%) Degree
5 15 (10.87%) JNCIA
6 12 (8.70%) CCIE
7 10 (7.25%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (7.25%) JNCIS
8 9 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (5.80%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (5.07%) MCSE
10 7 (5.07%) SC Cleared
10 7 (5.07%) Security Cleared
11 5 (3.62%) BPSS Clearance
11 5 (3.62%) MOS
12 2 (1.45%) AWS Certification
12 2 (1.45%) CCSA
12 2 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.72%) MCITP
13 1 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.07%) SLA
2 4 (2.90%) QA
3 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (18.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (13.77%) Hyper-V
3 17 (12.32%) Docker
4 14 (10.14%) Active Directory
5 8 (5.80%) XenApp
6 7 (5.07%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (13.04%) Terraform
2 17 (12.32%) Ansible
3 11 (7.97%) Cisco Prime
3 11 (7.97%) Kubernetes
4 9 (6.52%) SolarWinds Orion
5 8 (5.80%) HAProxy
6 5 (3.62%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (2.90%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (2.90%) Cisco UCCX
8 3 (2.17%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (2.17%) FortiGate
8 3 (2.17%) Puppet
9 2 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.45%) SCCM
9 2 (1.45%) WSUS
9 2 (1.45%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.72%) MOM
10 1 (0.72%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.72%) SCOM
10 1 (0.72%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 85 (61.59%) Cisco
2 45 (32.61%) Microsoft
3 42 (30.43%) Juniper
4 40 (28.99%) F5
5 35 (25.36%) SolarWinds
6 33 (23.91%) VMware
7 29 (21.01%) Citrix
8 25 (18.12%) CheckPoint
9 20 (14.49%) Palo Alto
10 16 (11.59%) HP
11 14 (10.14%) Oracle
12 11 (7.97%) Forcepoint
13 10 (7.25%) Brocade
13 10 (7.25%) Foundry
13 10 (7.25%) NetApp
14 9 (6.52%) Riverbed
15 8 (5.80%) Barracuda Networks
15 8 (5.80%) Meraki
16 6 (4.35%) Dell
16 6 (4.35%) ProCurve