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

Load Balancing
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 407 394 372
Rank change year-on-year -13 -22  
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 634 731 910
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.71% 0.74% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.83% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 526 610 704
Median salary £52,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.45% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,000 £71,103
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% -  

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 79998 87554 96376
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.73% 88.92% 88.08%
Number of salaries quoted 64425 73206 78779
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -8 609 £52,250 -5.00% 81
London -2 246 £57,500 - 25
South East +18 137 £50,000 -4.76% 10
Yorkshire +11 78 £47,500 +7.95% 13
West Yorkshire +26 63 £60,000 +41.17% 10
North West -10 62 £47,500 +18.01% 7
Surrey +51 56 £67,500 +3.84% 2
East of England -26 43 £42,500 -26.08% 12
Leeds +22 40 £70,000 +27.27% 4
City of London +19 39 £67,500 +22.72% 7
Hampshire +11 31 £42,500 +13.33% 6
Manchester -25 31 £46,250 +23.33% 3
Berkshire +4 25 £47,500 -13.63%
Cheshire -7 25 £47,500 - 2
West Midlands -8 25 £41,500 -7.77% 6
Reading +18 18 £57,500 +15.00%
Bradford +1 18 £41,000 +2.50% 6
Hertfordshire -5 18 £60,000 +4.34% 7
Staines - 17 £80,000 - 1
Basingstoke +3 16 £45,000 +20.00%
Suffolk - 15 £38,500 -
Redhill +3 14 £60,000 -11.11%
Scotland -13 14 £57,500 +17.94% 1
Ipswich - 14 £40,250 -
East Midlands +20 13 £35,000 - 1
South West -38 12 £36,301 -21.08% 4
Birmingham +21 11 £48,000 -7.69% 3
Edinburgh -5 11 £53,750 +53.57%
Egham -1 10 £67,500 -3.57%
Warrington -6 10 £45,000 -5.26% 2

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 641 (55.31%) Firewall
2 577 (49.78%) Cisco
3 389 (33.56%) Linux
4 380 (32.79%) Cisco Certification
5 376 (32.44%) Windows
6 374 (32.27%) DNS
7 373 (32.18%) F5
8 357 (30.80%) WAN
9 284 (24.50%) CCNP
10 282 (24.33%) Data Centre
11 280 (24.16%) VMware
12 278 (23.99%) LAN
13 275 (23.73%) Microsoft
14 261 (22.52%) TCP/IP
15 256 (22.09%) Juniper
16 252 (21.74%) OSPF
16 252 (21.74%) VPN
17 238 (20.53%) BGP
18 223 (19.24%) VMware Infrastructure
19 222 (19.15%) ITIL
20 215 (18.55%) Amazon AWS
21 203 (17.52%) CheckPoint
22 187 (16.13%) Windows Server
23 182 (15.70%) Active Directory
24 171 (14.75%) Python
25 165 (14.24%) Cisco Nexus
26 162 (13.98%) MPLS
27 161 (13.89%) Perl
28 160 (13.81%) Cisco ASA
29 158 (13.63%) SSL

Load Balancing
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
1 134 (11.56%) Apache
2 126 (10.87%) IIS
3 89 (7.68%) Tomcat
4 53 (4.57%) MS Exchange
4 53 (4.57%) WebLogic
5 43 (3.71%) SharePoint
6 38 (3.28%) nginx
7 35 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2010
8 34 (2.93%) OpenStack
9 27 (2.33%) WebSphere
10 25 (2.16%) JBoss
11 24 (2.07%) Skype for Business
12 18 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
12 18 (1.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 16 (1.38%) Confluence
14 15 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
15 13 (1.12%) Apache Spark
15 13 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
15 13 (1.12%) Oracle Service Bus
16 11 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 24 (2.07%) MS Visio
2 15 (1.29%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.35%) Eloqua
2 4 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.086%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.086%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 215 (18.55%) Amazon AWS
2 119 (10.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (3.62%) IaaS
4 41 (3.54%) SaaS
5 40 (3.45%) Office 365
6 35 (3.02%) PaaS
7 33 (2.85%) Amazon EC2
8 27 (2.33%) Amazon S3
9 16 (1.38%) AWS CloudFormation
9 16 (1.38%) Google Cloud Platform
9 16 (1.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 15 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
11 13 (1.12%) GitHub
12 9 (0.78%) Amazon ELB
13 7 (0.60%) Route 53
14 6 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
14 6 (0.52%) Yammer
15 5 (0.43%) Akamai
16 4 (0.35%) Datadog
16 4 (0.35%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 641 (55.31%) Firewall
2 374 (32.27%) DNS
3 357 (30.80%) WAN
4 278 (23.99%) LAN
5 261 (22.52%) TCP/IP
6 252 (21.74%) OSPF
6 252 (21.74%) VPN
7 238 (20.53%) BGP
8 165 (14.24%) Cisco Nexus
9 162 (13.98%) MPLS
10 160 (13.81%) Cisco ASA
11 158 (13.63%) SSL
12 153 (13.20%) Network Security
13 149 (12.86%) Wireless
14 134 (11.56%) DHCP
15 123 (10.61%) IPsec
16 122 (10.53%) Internet
17 114 (9.84%) SAN
18 111 (9.58%) EIGRP
19 108 (9.32%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (12.86%) SQL Server
2 129 (11.13%) MySQL
3 64 (5.52%) Relational Database
4 40 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 39 (3.36%) NoSQL
6 33 (2.85%) RDBMS
7 32 (2.76%) Amazon RDS
7 32 (2.76%) MongoDB
8 27 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
9 23 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
10 21 (1.81%) MariaDB
10 21 (1.81%) SQL Server 2014
11 20 (1.73%) Redis
12 18 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
13 17 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 14 (1.21%) Azure SQL Database
14 14 (1.21%) Oracle Database
15 12 (1.04%) Big Data
16 11 (0.95%) Hadoop
16 11 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 66 (5.69%) Git (software)
2 31 (2.67%) Jenkins
3 20 (1.73%) JIRA
4 16 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 15 (1.29%) Vagrant
6 14 (1.21%) TeamCity
7 9 (0.78%) gulp
8 8 (0.69%) Subversion
9 7 (0.60%) Grunt
9 7 (0.60%) JMeter
9 7 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (0.43%) JUnit
10 5 (0.43%) Visual Studio
10 5 (0.43%) Visual Studio Team System
10 5 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (0.35%) Selenium
12 3 (0.26%) Mercurial
12 3 (0.26%) RSpec
12 3 (0.26%) Talend Open Studio
13 2 (0.17%) Hudson
General
1 138 (11.91%) Finance
2 54 (4.66%) Banking
3 49 (4.23%) Telecoms
4 41 (3.54%) Games
5 22 (1.90%) Marketing
6 19 (1.64%) Retail
7 18 (1.55%) Publishing
8 17 (1.47%) Financial Institution
9 11 (0.95%) Law
10 10 (0.86%) Advertising
11 5 (0.43%) Legal
11 5 (0.43%) Online Betting
12 4 (0.35%) Back Office
12 4 (0.35%) Billing
12 4 (0.35%) French Language
13 3 (0.26%) Electronics
13 3 (0.26%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.17%) German Language
14 2 (0.17%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.17%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 416 (35.89%) Network Engineer
2 117 (10.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 114 (9.84%) Architect
4 107 (9.23%) Cisco Engineer
5 99 (8.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 80 (6.90%) Administrator
7 79 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 77 (6.64%) Analyst
9 66 (5.69%) Linux Engineer
10 64 (5.52%) Consultant
11 63 (5.44%) Linux Administrator
11 63 (5.44%) Systems Administrator
12 61 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
12 61 (5.26%) Support Engineer
13 59 (5.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 52 (4.49%) Security Engineer
15 51 (4.40%) Network Security Engineer
16 50 (4.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 49 (4.23%) Infrastructure Architect
18 48 (4.14%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (8.89%) Web Services
2 72 (6.21%) LAMP
3 64 (5.52%) CSS
4 60 (5.18%) .NET
5 46 (3.97%) REST
6 39 (3.36%) HTML
7 37 (3.19%) 802.1X
8 26 (2.24%) Middleware
9 24 (2.07%) Node.js
10 23 (1.98%) JSON
10 23 (1.98%) XML
11 18 (1.55%) LEMP Stack
12 15 (1.29%) JMS
12 15 (1.29%) Oracle Fusion
13 14 (1.21%) EDI
13 14 (1.21%) EDIFACT
13 14 (1.21%) WCF
14 13 (1.12%) Laravel
15 12 (1.04%) Kafka
15 12 (1.04%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 282 (24.33%) Data Centre
2 157 (13.55%) Clustering
3 111 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (4.06%) Computer Science
5 35 (3.02%) Replication
6 30 (2.59%) Management Information System
7 24 (2.07%) Public Cloud
8 21 (1.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 21 (1.81%) PKI
9 19 (1.64%) Algorithms
10 18 (1.55%) Enterprise Storage
10 18 (1.55%) Video Conferencing
11 17 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
11 17 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
11 17 (1.47%) Security Operations Centre
12 15 (1.29%) User Experience
13 13 (1.12%) Client/Server
14 12 (1.04%) Fintech
14 12 (1.04%) Virtual Team
15 10 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 389 (33.56%) Linux
2 376 (32.44%) Windows
3 187 (16.13%) Windows Server
4 154 (13.29%) Unix
5 96 (8.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 84 (7.25%) CentOS
7 81 (6.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 71 (6.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 37 (3.19%) Windows Server 2003
10 32 (2.76%) Debian
11 30 (2.59%) Ubuntu
12 27 (2.33%) Solaris
13 15 (1.29%) HPUX
14 12 (1.04%) AIX
15 11 (0.95%) Windows 7
16 10 (0.86%) VMS
16 10 (0.86%) Windows 10
17 8 (0.69%) Oracle Linux
18 4 (0.35%) Android
18 4 (0.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (19.15%) ITIL
2 156 (13.46%) DevOps
3 123 (10.61%) Network Design
4 120 (10.35%) High Availability
5 114 (9.84%) Project Management
6 100 (8.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 91 (7.85%) Configuration Management
8 90 (7.77%) Performance Tuning
9 89 (7.68%) Agile Software Development
10 77 (6.64%) Change Management
11 64 (5.52%) E-Commerce
12 61 (5.26%) Service Delivery
13 59 (5.09%) Mentoring
14 57 (4.92%) Network Management
14 57 (4.92%) Network Monitoring
15 51 (4.40%) Migration
16 50 (4.31%) Business Continuity
17 49 (4.23%) Presales
17 49 (4.23%) Service Management
18 43 (3.71%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 171 (14.75%) Python
2 161 (13.89%) Perl
3 146 (12.60%) Bash Shell
4 136 (11.73%) SQL
5 115 (9.92%) PowerShell
6 103 (8.89%) Java
7 51 (4.40%) Ruby
8 46 (3.97%) PHP
9 40 (3.45%) C#
10 39 (3.36%) JavaScript
11 38 (3.28%) Shell Script
12 15 (1.29%) Scala
13 14 (1.21%) ActionScript
13 14 (1.21%) ActionScript 2.0
14 12 (1.04%) C++
15 9 (0.78%) ES6
15 9 (0.78%) VBScript
16 8 (0.69%) C
16 8 (0.69%) R
17 7 (0.60%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 380 (32.79%) Cisco Certification
2 284 (24.50%) CCNP
3 142 (12.25%) CCNA
4 108 (9.32%) CCIE
5 77 (6.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 71 (6.13%) Degree
7 64 (5.52%) Security Cleared
8 46 (3.97%) MCSE
9 45 (3.88%) SC Cleared
10 33 (2.85%) JNCIP
11 31 (2.67%) CCSA
12 29 (2.50%) CCSE
13 27 (2.33%) MCP
13 27 (2.33%) MCSA
14 26 (2.24%) MCITP
15 25 (2.16%) JNCIA
16 20 (1.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 19 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
18 17 (1.47%) CCDP
18 17 (1.47%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (6.21%) SLA
2 59 (5.09%) PCI DSS
3 26 (2.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 20 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 14 (1.21%) PMO
7 13 (1.12%) QA
8 9 (0.78%) ISO 9001
9 8 (0.69%) GDPR
9 8 (0.69%) WAI
10 6 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 223 (19.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 182 (15.70%) Active Directory
3 60 (5.18%) Docker
3 60 (5.18%) VMware ESXi
4 59 (5.09%) Hyper-V
5 48 (4.14%) XenApp
6 35 (3.02%) KVM
7 28 (2.42%) vSphere
8 25 (2.16%) XenServer
9 21 (1.81%) XenDesktop
10 19 (1.64%) iptables
10 19 (1.64%) Xen
11 13 (1.12%) Varnish
12 11 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
12 11 (0.95%) ProxySG
12 11 (0.95%) vCloud
12 11 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
13 9 (0.78%) LXC
13 9 (0.78%) VirtualBox
14 7 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 152 (13.11%) Puppet
2 85 (7.33%) Opscode Chef
3 73 (6.30%) Ansible
4 66 (5.69%) Nagios
5 52 (4.49%) Microsoft Clustering
6 37 (3.19%) SCCM
7 29 (2.50%) Salt
7 29 (2.50%) SCOM
7 29 (2.50%) ZABBIX
8 27 (2.33%) Cisco Prime
9 26 (2.24%) Cisco CUCM
9 26 (2.24%) SELinux
10 20 (1.73%) Cisco CME
11 19 (1.64%) HAProxy
12 18 (1.55%) Cisco UCCX
12 18 (1.55%) Ganglia
12 18 (1.55%) SolarWinds Orion
13 17 (1.47%) Kubernetes
14 16 (1.38%) Icinga
15 14 (1.21%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 577 (49.78%) Cisco
2 373 (32.18%) F5
3 280 (24.16%) VMware
4 275 (23.73%) Microsoft
5 256 (22.09%) Juniper
6 203 (17.52%) CheckPoint
7 154 (13.29%) Palo Alto
8 115 (9.92%) Citrix
9 106 (9.15%) SolarWinds
10 101 (8.71%) Oracle
11 97 (8.37%) Red Hat
12 83 (7.16%) HP
13 57 (4.92%) Riverbed
14 39 (3.36%) Fortinet
15 38 (3.28%) Blue Coat
16 35 (3.02%) Extreme Networks
17 34 (2.93%) NetApp
18 33 (2.85%) Avaya
19 30 (2.59%) Dell
19 30 (2.59%) Infoblox
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car Allow, Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £44000 - £53000 per annum + Exceptional Benefits Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Networkers
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Freshtechit
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
East London
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + on call allow+o/t
Posted: 2 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £33500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 7 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Empiric
Salary: From £80,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Car and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £39000 per annum + Great benefits!
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Northamptonshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Alpha IT Resourcing
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £38000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension & Onsite gym
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FT Select
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 7k car allowance, excellent benefi
Posted: 5 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago