The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Load Balancing
UK
Rank 427 342 312
Rank change year-on-year -85 -30  
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 515 929 1045
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.61% 0.90% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 1.02% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 417 718 826
Median salary £54,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.85% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +8.69%  

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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 75650 91140 91950
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.04% 88.53% 87.02%
Number of salaries quoted 62160 75461 74357
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.01%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Load Balancing
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Load Balancing in the UK

Load Balancing
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Load Balancing over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Load Balancing in the UK

Load Balancing
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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
England -73 487 £55,000 +2.80% 66
London -39 192 £60,000 +4.34% 26
South East -21 125 £50,000 - 20
Surrey +3 41 £60,000 +20.00% 8
North West -10 41 £47,500 - 5
Yorkshire -18 37 £45,000 - 6
West Midlands +14 35 £45,000 - 4
Berkshire +20 34 £42,500 -22.72% 3
Manchester +1 34 £47,500 +15.15% 2
East of England -33 30 £60,000 -10.44% 2
West Yorkshire -16 29 £45,000 - 6
City of London +16 27 £55,000 -10.93% 7
Hampshire +25 20 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Leeds -6 19 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Reading +19 16 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Wales +12 16 £42,500 +13.33%
Cambridgeshire +4 12 £65,000 -18.75%
Cambridge -4 12 £65,000 -18.75%
South West -30 12 £45,000 -2.49% 2
Basingstoke +20 11 £45,000 -18.18% 1
South Wales +14 11 £42,500 +13.33%
Herefordshire - 11 £45,000 -
Cardiff +11 10 £42,500 +13.33%
Bradford -4 10 £45,500 +10.30% 2
Oxfordshire -7 9 £62,500 +31.57% 1
Warwickshire +22 8 £37,500 -42.30% 1
Scotland 0 8 £49,000 +22.50% 1
East Midlands -2 8 £45,000 -18.18%
Staines -9 8 £80,000 +82.85% 1
West Sussex -18 8 £62,500 +25.00% 3

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 609 (51.01%) Firewall
2 527 (44.14%) Cisco
3 401 (33.58%) Linux
4 386 (32.33%) DNS
5 381 (31.91%) Windows
6 339 (28.39%) Cisco Certification
7 333 (27.89%) F5
8 321 (26.88%) WAN
9 303 (25.38%) Microsoft
10 285 (23.87%) Data Centre
11 282 (23.62%) VMware
12 273 (22.86%) LAN
13 267 (22.36%) CCNP
14 264 (22.11%) Amazon AWS
15 220 (18.43%) Juniper
16 214 (17.92%) SQL Server
17 213 (17.84%) VMware Infrastructure
17 213 (17.84%) Windows Server
18 207 (17.34%) OSPF
19 193 (16.16%) Clustering
20 189 (15.83%) TCP/IP
21 188 (15.75%) BGP
22 185 (15.49%) Active Directory
23 184 (15.41%) ITIL
24 183 (15.33%) CheckPoint
25 181 (15.16%) VPN
26 180 (15.08%) Puppet
27 176 (14.74%) High Availability
27 176 (14.74%) Network Security
28 174 (14.57%) DevOps

Load Balancing
Top Related 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
1 155 (12.98%) Apache
2 145 (12.14%) IIS
3 133 (11.14%) Tomcat
4 74 (6.20%) WebLogic
5 59 (4.94%) MS Exchange
6 56 (4.69%) SharePoint
7 54 (4.52%) JBoss
8 39 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2010
8 39 (3.27%) nginx
9 22 (1.84%) OpenStack
9 22 (1.84%) WebSphere
10 19 (1.59%) Skype for Business
11 18 (1.51%) lighttpd
11 18 (1.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 17 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
12 17 (1.42%) Oracle Service Bus
13 15 (1.26%) Apache Spark
13 15 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
14 13 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
15 12 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 113 (9.46%) MS Excel
2 48 (4.02%) MS Visio
3 19 (1.59%) MS Office
4 15 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (1.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.50%) Eloqua
3 6 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.084%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 264 (22.11%) Amazon AWS
2 103 (8.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (4.19%) SaaS
4 33 (2.76%) IaaS
5 31 (2.60%) Office 365
5 31 (2.60%) PaaS
6 24 (2.01%) Amazon EC2
7 19 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
8 17 (1.42%) Amazon S3
9 14 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
10 12 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
11 11 (0.92%) IBM Cloud
12 10 (0.84%) GitHub
12 10 (0.84%) SoftLayer
12 10 (0.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 7 (0.59%) Amazon ELB
14 6 (0.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 6 (0.50%) Responsys
14 6 (0.50%) Route 53
14 6 (0.50%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 609 (51.01%) Firewall
2 386 (32.33%) DNS
3 321 (26.88%) WAN
4 273 (22.86%) LAN
5 207 (17.34%) OSPF
6 189 (15.83%) TCP/IP
7 188 (15.75%) BGP
8 181 (15.16%) VPN
9 176 (14.74%) Network Security
10 149 (12.48%) Cisco Nexus
11 148 (12.40%) Cisco ASA
12 140 (11.73%) MPLS
13 130 (10.89%) SAN
14 114 (9.55%) Internet
15 111 (9.30%) DHCP
16 100 (8.38%) SSL
17 95 (7.96%) Cisco IOS
18 85 (7.12%) Wireless
19 84 (7.04%) VLAN
20 73 (6.11%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (17.92%) SQL Server
2 112 (9.38%) MySQL
3 55 (4.61%) Relational Database
4 40 (3.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 38 (3.18%) NoSQL
5 38 (3.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 37 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
7 33 (2.76%) RDBMS
8 32 (2.68%) MongoDB
9 27 (2.26%) Oracle Database
10 26 (2.18%) SQL Server 2014
11 23 (1.93%) Hadoop
12 20 (1.68%) Amazon RDS
12 20 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
13 19 (1.59%) Big Data
14 18 (1.51%) SQL Server 2005
15 15 (1.26%) Oracle Database 12c
16 13 (1.09%) Apache Hive
17 11 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 10 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 76 (6.37%) Git (software)
2 59 (4.94%) Jenkins
3 22 (1.84%) Subversion
4 21 (1.76%) JIRA
5 15 (1.26%) Hudson
6 14 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 11 (0.92%) Vagrant
8 8 (0.67%) JMeter
9 7 (0.59%) JUnit
9 7 (0.59%) TeamCity
10 6 (0.50%) Grunt
10 6 (0.50%) gulp
10 6 (0.50%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (0.42%) RSpec
12 3 (0.25%) CircleCI
12 3 (0.25%) Gatling
12 3 (0.25%) Mercurial
12 3 (0.25%) Sonatype Nexus
13 2 (0.17%) git-flow
13 2 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 168 (14.07%) Finance
2 67 (5.61%) Banking
3 65 (5.44%) Telecoms
4 41 (3.43%) Marketing
5 30 (2.51%) Games
6 26 (2.18%) Advertising
6 26 (2.18%) Publishing
7 20 (1.68%) Retail
8 8 (0.67%) Financial Institution
9 7 (0.59%) Online Betting
10 5 (0.42%) Back Office
10 5 (0.42%) Electronics
10 5 (0.42%) Front Office
10 5 (0.42%) Legal
11 4 (0.34%) Billing
11 4 (0.34%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.17%) Law
12 2 (0.17%) Welsh Language
13 1 (0.084%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 362 (30.32%) Network Engineer
2 158 (13.23%) Architect
3 90 (7.54%) Administrator
4 86 (7.20%) Cisco Engineer
5 85 (7.12%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 81 (6.78%) Consultant
6 81 (6.78%) Senior Network Engineer
7 80 (6.70%) Infrastructure Architect
7 80 (6.70%) Security Engineer
8 68 (5.70%) Analyst
9 64 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 61 (5.11%) Network Security Engineer
11 58 (4.86%) DevOps Engineer
12 57 (4.77%) Systems Administrator
13 56 (4.69%) Developer
14 55 (4.61%) Network Consultant
15 52 (4.36%) Linux Administrator
16 51 (4.27%) Linux Engineer
17 49 (4.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 49 (4.10%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (11.39%) Web Services
2 85 (7.12%) .NET
3 68 (5.70%) CSS
4 65 (5.44%) LAMP
4 65 (5.44%) Middleware
5 61 (5.11%) HTML
6 40 (3.35%) REST
7 39 (3.27%) J2EE
8 32 (2.68%) 802.1X
9 31 (2.60%) RESTful
9 31 (2.60%) XML
10 24 (2.01%) SOAP
11 22 (1.84%) LEMP Stack
12 21 (1.76%) ASP.NET
12 21 (1.76%) jQuery
12 21 (1.76%) Oracle Fusion
13 20 (1.68%) Ajax
13 20 (1.68%) AngularJS
14 19 (1.59%) HTML5
15 16 (1.34%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 285 (23.87%) Data Centre
2 193 (16.16%) Clustering
3 96 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
4 53 (4.44%) Replication
5 38 (3.18%) Computer Science
5 38 (3.18%) Management Information System
6 36 (3.02%) Hybrid Cloud
7 29 (2.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 27 (2.26%) N-Tier
8 27 (2.26%) Public Cloud
9 25 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
10 23 (1.93%) Enterprise Storage
11 18 (1.51%) Private Cloud
12 17 (1.42%) Linux Command Line
12 17 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
13 14 (1.17%) Algorithms
13 14 (1.17%) PKI
13 14 (1.17%) Security Operations Centre
14 12 (1.01%) Driving Licence
14 12 (1.01%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 401 (33.58%) Linux
2 381 (31.91%) Windows
3 213 (17.84%) Windows Server
4 136 (11.39%) Unix
5 108 (9.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 78 (6.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 68 (5.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 56 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 41 (3.43%) CentOS
10 40 (3.35%) Solaris
11 35 (2.93%) Ubuntu
12 30 (2.51%) Debian
13 17 (1.42%) AIX
14 10 (0.84%) Oracle Linux
15 8 (0.67%) Windows 10
16 7 (0.59%) Windows 7
17 6 (0.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 5 (0.42%) Mac OS X
19 4 (0.34%) HPUX
19 4 (0.34%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (15.41%) ITIL
2 176 (14.74%) High Availability
3 174 (14.57%) DevOps
4 114 (9.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 103 (8.63%) Network Design
6 100 (8.38%) Performance Tuning
7 96 (8.04%) Configuration Management
8 91 (7.62%) Agile Software Development
9 87 (7.29%) Project Management
10 80 (6.70%) Presales
11 75 (6.28%) Change Management
12 71 (5.95%) E-Commerce
13 70 (5.86%) Network Management
14 63 (5.28%) Open Source
15 62 (5.19%) Migration
16 54 (4.52%) Mentoring
17 50 (4.19%) Service Delivery
18 46 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
18 46 (3.85%) Problem Management
19 45 (3.77%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 174 (14.57%) SQL
2 142 (11.89%) Python
3 135 (11.31%) Java
4 124 (10.39%) Perl
5 118 (9.88%) PowerShell
6 110 (9.21%) Bash Shell
7 72 (6.03%) JavaScript
8 55 (4.61%) PHP
9 50 (4.19%) C#
10 47 (3.94%) Ruby
11 41 (3.43%) Shell Script
12 19 (1.59%) VBScript
13 15 (1.26%) C
14 10 (0.84%) Go
14 10 (0.84%) Scala
15 8 (0.67%) AWK
15 8 (0.67%) C++
15 8 (0.67%) sed
16 7 (0.59%) Jython
16 7 (0.59%) R
Qualifications
1 339 (28.39%) Cisco Certification
2 267 (22.36%) CCNP
3 153 (12.81%) CCNA
4 88 (7.37%) Degree
5 85 (7.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 62 (5.19%) MCSE
7 61 (5.11%) CCIE
8 57 (4.77%) Security Cleared
9 43 (3.60%) CCSA
10 36 (3.02%) SC Cleared
11 35 (2.93%) CCSE
12 29 (2.43%) CCDP
12 29 (2.43%) MCITP
13 26 (2.18%) MCP
14 21 (1.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 17 (1.42%) Citrix Certification
16 15 (1.26%) JNCIA
17 13 (1.09%) JNCIP
18 12 (1.01%) CISSP
19 10 (0.84%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (7.54%) SLA
2 56 (4.69%) PCI DSS
3 23 (1.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 16 (1.34%) QA
5 15 (1.26%) WAI
6 14 (1.17%) ISO27002
7 12 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 10 (0.84%) PMO
9 6 (0.50%) HIPAA
10 3 (0.25%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.17%) ISO22301
12 1 (0.084%) COBIT
12 1 (0.084%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.084%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.084%) GDPR
System Software
1 213 (17.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 185 (15.49%) Active Directory
3 76 (6.37%) Hyper-V
4 69 (5.78%) Docker
5 35 (2.93%) vSphere
5 35 (2.93%) XenApp
6 32 (2.68%) Xen
7 29 (2.43%) VMware ESX
8 25 (2.09%) XenServer
9 20 (1.68%) NFS
10 18 (1.51%) KVM
10 18 (1.51%) QEMU
11 17 (1.42%) Firmware
11 17 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
12 16 (1.34%) iptables
12 16 (1.34%) XenDesktop
13 13 (1.09%) Varnish
13 13 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
14 12 (1.01%) Forefront TMG
14 12 (1.01%) UAG
Systems Management
1 180 (15.08%) Puppet
2 83 (6.95%) Opscode Chef
3 82 (6.87%) Ansible
4 75 (6.28%) Microsoft Clustering
5 61 (5.11%) Nagios
6 40 (3.35%) SCOM
7 35 (2.93%) Salt
7 35 (2.93%) ZABBIX
8 30 (2.51%) Kubernetes
9 28 (2.35%) HAProxy
9 28 (2.35%) SCCM
10 26 (2.18%) Cisco Prime
11 22 (1.84%) FortiGate
12 19 (1.59%) Mesos
13 16 (1.34%) Ganglia
14 14 (1.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 13 (1.09%) Netcool
16 11 (0.92%) QRadar
16 11 (0.92%) SolarWinds Orion
17 10 (0.84%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 527 (44.14%) Cisco
2 333 (27.89%) F5
3 303 (25.38%) Microsoft
4 282 (23.62%) VMware
5 220 (18.43%) Juniper
6 183 (15.33%) CheckPoint
7 112 (9.38%) Oracle
8 105 (8.79%) Palo Alto
9 88 (7.37%) Citrix
9 88 (7.37%) Red Hat
10 81 (6.78%) SolarWinds
11 58 (4.86%) HP
12 38 (3.18%) Fortinet
12 38 (3.18%) IBM
13 36 (3.02%) NetApp
14 35 (2.93%) Riverbed
15 30 (2.51%) Dell
15 30 (2.51%) Sun
16 29 (2.43%) SaltStack
17 28 (2.35%) Infoblox
Hampshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Surrey
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £48,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
ninesharp
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum c£60K
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits (Bonus, Pension..)
Posted: 1 hour ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £48k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Cornucopia IT Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rullion
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £34,000 to £38,000 per annum + Pension+ Private Medical Insurance
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £45,000 to £49,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + shift allowance+ben
Posted: 4 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £450 - £550 per day + NEGOTIABLE
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Stott & May
Salary: £65000 - £68000 per annum + + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Parham Consulting
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum plus up to 20% bonus, shares and good benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Russell King Associates
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum 27 days annual leave, spot bonuses,
Posted: 4 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45600 per annum + ben
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday