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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Load Balancing
England / South East
Rank 259 251 222
Rank change year-on-year -8 -29  
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 131 227 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.88% 1.18% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 1.35% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 107 190 230
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £68,400 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,750
% change year-on-year -5.00% +6.95%  

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 12834 16793 17945
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 86.09% 87.12% 85.82%
Number of salaries quoted 10540 14147 14276
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +10 46 £60,000 +20.00% 4
Berkshire +24 37 £42,500 -22.72% 2
Hampshire +21 19 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Oxfordshire -1 8 £62,500 +31.57%
West Sussex -24 8 £62,500 +25.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +15 6 - - 1
East Sussex +2 3 £32,500 +1.40% 1
Kent +24 2 £43,750 -23.91% 1
Middlesex +8 2 £27,500 -37.14%
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 171 (56.25%) Firewall
2 147 (48.36%) Cisco
3 108 (35.53%) Cisco Certification
4 103 (33.88%) F5
5 99 (32.57%) Linux
6 95 (31.25%) Windows
7 94 (30.92%) WAN
8 93 (30.59%) Juniper
9 89 (29.28%) DNS
10 79 (25.99%) Data Centre
11 77 (25.33%) CCNP
12 76 (25.00%) LAN
13 67 (22.04%) Microsoft
14 66 (21.71%) Clustering
15 64 (21.05%) OSPF
16 63 (20.72%) BGP
17 62 (20.39%) VMware
18 53 (17.43%) SQL
18 53 (17.43%) Cisco ASA
19 50 (16.45%) SQL Server
19 50 (16.45%) ITIL
20 49 (16.12%) CCNA
21 46 (15.13%) Performance Tuning
22 43 (14.14%) VPN
22 43 (14.14%) MPLS
22 43 (14.14%) CheckPoint
22 43 (14.14%) MS Excel
22 43 (14.14%) Palo Alto
23 42 (13.82%) Finance
24 41 (13.49%) Network Design

Load Balancing
Top Related 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 27 (8.88%) WebLogic
2 26 (8.55%) Apache
3 22 (7.24%) IIS
3 22 (7.24%) Tomcat
4 20 (6.58%) SharePoint
5 17 (5.59%) JBoss
6 12 (3.95%) MS Exchange
7 9 (2.96%) nginx
7 9 (2.96%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (2.63%) Skype for Business
9 7 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (1.97%) OpenStack
11 4 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.99%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
13 2 (0.66%) Confluence
13 2 (0.66%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 43 (14.14%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.61%) MS Office
3 3 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.97%) Eloqua
1 6 (1.97%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 39 (12.83%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (6.58%) SaaS
3 19 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (5.59%) Office 365
5 9 (2.96%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (2.63%) IaaS
6 8 (2.63%) PaaS
7 7 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (1.97%) Responsys
8 6 (1.97%) Taleo
9 4 (1.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 4 (1.32%) Datadog
10 3 (0.99%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.99%) Yammer
11 2 (0.66%) Akamai
11 2 (0.66%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.33%) GitHub
12 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 171 (56.25%) Firewall
2 94 (30.92%) WAN
3 89 (29.28%) DNS
4 76 (25.00%) LAN
5 64 (21.05%) OSPF
6 63 (20.72%) BGP
7 53 (17.43%) Cisco ASA
8 43 (14.14%) MPLS
8 43 (14.14%) VPN
9 38 (12.50%) Network Security
10 35 (11.51%) TCP/IP
11 34 (11.18%) EIGRP
12 33 (10.86%) HSRP
13 32 (10.53%) VLAN
13 32 (10.53%) VRRP
14 31 (10.20%) Cisco Nexus
15 29 (9.54%) DHCP
16 27 (8.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 27 (8.88%) SAN
17 23 (7.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (16.45%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.61%) Relational Database
2 14 (4.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (3.95%) MySQL
4 6 (1.97%) NoSQL
4 6 (1.97%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.97%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (1.97%) RDBMS
5 5 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (1.64%) Redis
5 5 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.32%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.32%) SQLite
7 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.66%) Couchbase
8 2 (0.66%) DB2
8 2 (0.66%) GIS
8 2 (0.66%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (2.63%) Git (software)
1 8 (2.63%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.97%) JIRA
3 4 (1.32%) Subversion
4 2 (0.66%) CircleCI
4 2 (0.66%) Gatling
4 2 (0.66%) JMeter
4 2 (0.66%) JUnit
5 1 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.33%) Toad
5 1 (0.33%) Vagrant
General
1 42 (13.82%) Finance
2 18 (5.92%) Telecoms
3 14 (4.61%) Banking
4 5 (1.64%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.32%) Electronics
5 4 (1.32%) Marketing
6 3 (0.99%) Legal
6 3 (0.99%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 123 (40.46%) Network Engineer
2 41 (13.49%) Architect
3 36 (11.84%) Juniper Engineer
4 35 (11.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 33 (10.86%) Senior Network Engineer
6 32 (10.53%) Firewall Engineer
7 30 (9.87%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 23 (7.57%) Support Engineer
9 21 (6.91%) Administrator
9 21 (6.91%) Cisco Engineer
9 21 (6.91%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 21 (6.91%) Cloud Architect
10 20 (6.58%) Infrastructure Architect
11 19 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 19 (6.25%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
12 14 (4.61%) Network Support
13 13 (4.28%) Analyst
13 13 (4.28%) Consultant
13 13 (4.28%) Network Support Engineer
13 13 (4.28%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.58%) J2EE
1 20 (6.58%) Middleware
2 17 (5.59%) .NET
3 15 (4.93%) CSS
3 15 (4.93%) Web Services
4 12 (3.95%) REST
5 7 (2.30%) HTML
5 7 (2.30%) jQuery
5 7 (2.30%) LAMP
5 7 (2.30%) Oracle Fusion
6 6 (1.97%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 5 (1.64%) AngularJS
7 5 (1.64%) LEMP Stack
7 5 (1.64%) OAuth2
7 5 (1.64%) OpenID
7 5 (1.64%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (1.64%) SAML
8 4 (1.32%) EDI
8 4 (1.32%) EDIFACT
8 4 (1.32%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 79 (25.99%) Data Centre
2 66 (21.71%) Clustering
3 23 (7.57%) Management Information System
4 21 (6.91%) Computer Science
5 18 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (5.59%) Hybrid Cloud
7 16 (5.26%) Replication
8 12 (3.95%) Enterprise Storage
8 12 (3.95%) PKI
9 8 (2.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 8 (2.63%) Driving Licence
10 7 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.64%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.99%) N-Tier
13 2 (0.66%) Fintech
13 2 (0.66%) Social Network
13 2 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
14 1 (0.33%) Cyberthreat
14 1 (0.33%) Fat Client
14 1 (0.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 99 (32.57%) Linux
2 95 (31.25%) Windows
3 40 (13.16%) Unix
4 36 (11.84%) Windows Server
5 16 (5.26%) CentOS
6 14 (4.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (2.96%) Solaris
8 8 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.97%) Ubuntu
10 5 (1.64%) Debian
10 5 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.99%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.66%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.66%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.33%) AIX
13 1 (0.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (16.45%) ITIL
2 46 (15.13%) Performance Tuning
3 41 (13.49%) Network Design
4 33 (10.86%) High Availability
5 29 (9.54%) Project Management
6 28 (9.21%) Performance Monitoring
7 23 (7.57%) Presales
8 22 (7.24%) Configuration Management
8 22 (7.24%) DevOps
9 21 (6.91%) Network Monitoring
10 16 (5.26%) Migration
10 16 (5.26%) PRINCE2
10 16 (5.26%) Resource Management
11 14 (4.61%) Change Management
12 13 (4.28%) Adaptive Security
12 13 (4.28%) Performance Management
12 13 (4.28%) SIEM
13 12 (3.95%) Change Control
13 12 (3.95%) Desktop Virtualisation
13 12 (3.95%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 53 (17.43%) SQL
2 39 (12.83%) Perl
3 36 (11.84%) PowerShell
4 27 (8.88%) Python
5 19 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 19 (6.25%) Java
6 15 (4.93%) JavaScript
7 10 (3.29%) Shell Script
8 7 (2.30%) C#
8 7 (2.30%) Ruby
9 6 (1.97%) PHP
10 4 (1.32%) ActionScript
10 4 (1.32%) ActionScript 2.0
10 4 (1.32%) C
11 1 (0.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 108 (35.53%) Cisco Certification
2 77 (25.33%) CCNP
3 49 (16.12%) CCNA
4 30 (9.87%) Degree
5 27 (8.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 24 (7.89%) Security Cleared
7 21 (6.91%) MCSE
8 11 (3.62%) CCIE
8 11 (3.62%) SC Cleared
9 7 (2.30%) MCP
10 6 (1.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (1.64%) MCITP
12 4 (1.32%) GCIH
12 4 (1.32%) GIAC
12 4 (1.32%) JNCIP
13 3 (0.99%) CCSE
13 3 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.99%) JNCIA
13 3 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.99%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.92%) SLA
2 8 (2.63%) PMO
3 6 (1.97%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.64%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.66%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.33%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.33%) QA
System Software
1 40 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (12.83%) Active Directory
3 17 (5.59%) Hyper-V
4 13 (4.28%) Docker
4 13 (4.28%) Firmware
5 12 (3.95%) vSphere
6 11 (3.62%) Forefront TMG
6 11 (3.62%) ISA Server
6 11 (3.62%) UAG
6 11 (3.62%) Virtual Servers
7 10 (3.29%) XenServer
8 9 (2.96%) XenApp
9 6 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (1.64%) KVM
11 4 (1.32%) VirtualBox
12 3 (0.99%) DFS Replication
12 3 (0.99%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.99%) vCloud
12 3 (0.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 22 (7.24%) Puppet
2 16 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (4.93%) Microsoft Clustering
4 10 (3.29%) FortiGate
4 10 (3.29%) SCCM
4 10 (3.29%) SolarWinds Orion
5 9 (2.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 9 (2.96%) SCOM
6 8 (2.63%) Ansible
6 8 (2.63%) Cisco Prime
7 6 (1.97%) Docker Swarm
7 6 (1.97%) HAProxy
7 6 (1.97%) QRadar
8 4 (1.32%) CFEngine
8 4 (1.32%) Kubernetes
8 4 (1.32%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.99%) Cisco UCCX
9 3 (0.99%) Galera Cluster
9 3 (0.99%) logstash
9 3 (0.99%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 147 (48.36%) Cisco
2 103 (33.88%) F5
3 93 (30.59%) Juniper
4 67 (22.04%) Microsoft
5 62 (20.39%) VMware
6 43 (14.14%) CheckPoint
6 43 (14.14%) Palo Alto
7 27 (8.88%) Red Hat
8 22 (7.24%) Citrix
9 21 (6.91%) HP
10 18 (5.92%) SolarWinds
11 17 (5.59%) Oracle
12 13 (4.28%) Dell
13 9 (2.96%) Barracuda Networks
13 9 (2.96%) SAP
13 9 (2.96%) Sun
14 8 (2.63%) Extreme Networks
14 8 (2.63%) Radware
14 8 (2.63%) Vyatta
15 7 (2.30%) Fortinet
Staines, Middlesex
Parham Consulting
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum plus up to 20% bonus, shares and good benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hampshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £48,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £48k - 50k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Basingstoke
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Camberley
IQ Telecom
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Lewes
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago