Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for GLBP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GLBP over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gateway Load Balancing Protocol (GLBP)
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1159 1206 1290
Rank change year-on-year +47 +84 -2
Permanent jobs citing GLBP 39 12 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.006% 0.008%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.037% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 35 10 16
UK median annual salary £67,500 £40,000 £56,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +68.75% -28.57% +24.44%
10th Percentile £57,750 £40,000 £47,500
90th Percentile £79,500 £71,375 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £67,500 £40,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +68.75% -16.67% +12.94%

GLBP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 27907 32032 36420
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.66% 16.98% 16.66%
Number of salaries quoted 22586 26216 30097
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

GLBP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing GLBP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for GLBP in the UK

GLBP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GLBP.

Salary trend for GLBP in the UK

GLBP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GLBP over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for GLBP in the UK

GLBP
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GLBP within the UK over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
England +68 39 £67,500 +68.75% 1
UK excluding London +59 31 £67,500 +68.75% 1
East of England - 28 £67,500 - 1
London +13 8 £80,000 +16.36%
South East +49 3 £34,000 -15.00%

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing GLBP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for GLBP.

1 39 (100.00%) Cisco
2 36 (92.31%) BGP
3 35 (89.74%) OSPF
4 33 (84.62%) VPN
5 32 (82.05%) EIGRP
6 31 (79.49%) Data Centre
7 30 (76.92%) LAN
7 30 (76.92%) F5
8 29 (74.36%) NetScaler
8 29 (74.36%) Cisco ASA
8 29 (74.36%) HTTP
8 29 (74.36%) WAN
8 29 (74.36%) Citrix
8 29 (74.36%) Arista
9 28 (71.79%) Palo Alto
9 28 (71.79%) Analytical Skills
9 28 (71.79%) HTML
9 28 (71.79%) XML
9 28 (71.79%) IGRP
9 28 (71.79%) CheckPoint
9 28 (71.79%) Cisco IOS
10 27 (69.23%) Fortinet
11 26 (66.67%) VMware
11 26 (66.67%) E-Commerce
12 25 (64.10%) MPLS
13 19 (48.72%) Firewall
14 17 (43.59%) IPsec
15 16 (41.03%) DWDM
15 16 (41.03%) SSL
16 11 (28.21%) HSRP

GLBP
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (2.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 36 (92.31%) BGP
2 35 (89.74%) OSPF
3 33 (84.62%) VPN
4 32 (82.05%) EIGRP
5 30 (76.92%) LAN
6 29 (74.36%) Cisco ASA
6 29 (74.36%) HTTP
6 29 (74.36%) NetScaler
6 29 (74.36%) WAN
7 28 (71.79%) Cisco IOS
7 28 (71.79%) IGRP
8 25 (64.10%) MPLS
9 19 (48.72%) Firewall
10 17 (43.59%) IPsec
11 16 (41.03%) DWDM
11 16 (41.03%) SSL
12 11 (28.21%) HSRP
13 8 (20.51%) DNS
13 8 (20.51%) VRRP
14 7 (17.95%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Legal
3 1 (2.56%) German Language
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (48.72%) Network Engineer
2 18 (46.15%) Senior Network Engineer
3 12 (30.77%) Security Engineer
3 12 (30.77%) Senior Security Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Architect
4 4 (10.26%) Juniper Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Network Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Network Security Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Network Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) NOC Technician
5 2 (5.13%) Security Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Voice Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Data Centre Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Data Network Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (71.79%) HTML
1 28 (71.79%) XML
2 2 (5.13%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 31 (79.49%) Data Centre
2 28 (71.79%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.69%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 6 (15.38%) Network Management
3 4 (10.26%) High Availability
3 4 (10.26%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (7.69%) ITIL
4 3 (7.69%) Project Management
5 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.13%) Analytics
5 2 (5.13%) Asset Management
5 2 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.13%) Change Management
5 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (5.13%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.13%) Market Research
5 2 (5.13%) Risk Management
5 2 (5.13%) Service Management
5 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.13%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (5.13%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) Perl
1 3 (7.69%) Python
2 2 (5.13%) Java
2 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.56%) C-shell
3 1 (2.56%) Korn
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) CCNP
1 6 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.13%) CCNA
2 2 (5.13%) CCNP Voice
2 2 (5.13%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) Master's Degree
2 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) CCIE
3 1 (2.56%) CCVP
3 1 (2.56%) HND
3 1 (2.56%) JNCIA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) VMware NSX
2 1 (2.56%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.13%) Puppet
1 2 (5.13%) vCenter Server
1 2 (5.13%) vRealize
2 1 (2.56%) Cacti
2 1 (2.56%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.56%) Nagios
2 1 (2.56%) RANCID
2 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 39 (100.00%) Cisco
2 30 (76.92%) F5
3 29 (74.36%) Arista
3 29 (74.36%) Citrix
4 28 (71.79%) CheckPoint
4 28 (71.79%) Palo Alto
5 27 (69.23%) Fortinet
6 26 (66.67%) VMware
7 11 (28.21%) Juniper
8 3 (7.69%) Blue Coat
9 2 (5.13%) Aruba
9 2 (5.13%) Meraki
9 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
9 2 (5.13%) Riverbed
9 2 (5.13%) Tufin
10 1 (2.56%) Extreme Networks
10 1 (2.56%) HP
10 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds