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 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Balancing
UK
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 408 367 338
Rank change year-on-year -41 -29  
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 567 894 1047
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.66% 0.86% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.97% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 482 725 826
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,420 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year - +1.06%  

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 77188 92199 96461
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.35% 88.76% 87.10%
Number of salaries quoted 63463 76569 77919
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 £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
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 26 April 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 26 April 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 -51 537 £55,000 +3.77% 63
London -39 213 £60,000 +4.34% 31
South East +10 143 £55,000 +10.00% 9
Surrey +26 57 £60,000 +20.00% 3
Yorkshire -2 51 £45,000 +5.88% 7
West Yorkshire -7 41 £46,000 +8.23% 5
North West -7 39 £52,000 +22.35% 6
Berkshire +13 38 £47,500 -13.63% 3
City of London +15 37 £57,500 -4.16% 7
East of England -29 34 £55,000 -17.91% 3
West Midlands -2 30 £42,500 +11.84% 3
Manchester -8 29 £55,000 +46.66% 4
Leeds +24 25 £57,500 +19.79% 3
Reading +20 24 £57,500 +2.22%
Hampshire +17 18 £52,500 +40.00%
Redhill +12 17 £60,000 +30.43%
Wales +8 15 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Bradford -2 15 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Cambridgeshire +4 13 £60,000 -25.00%
Cambridge -10 12 £60,000 -25.00%
South Wales +12 11 £40,000 +6.66% 1
South West -38 11 £36,301 -21.08% 3
Staines +1 10 £80,000 +82.85% 2
Scotland -13 10 £53,000 +51.42% 1
East Midlands +13 9 £44,000 +6.66%
Chertsey +12 9 £37,500 +7.14%
Cardiff +4 9 £42,500 +13.33%
West Sussex -19 9 £41,750 -16.50%
Warwickshire +30 8 £40,000 +11.11% 1
Cheshire -9 8 £50,000 +5.26% 2

For the 6 months to 26 April 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.

1 593 (52.71%) Firewall
2 525 (46.67%) Cisco
3 387 (34.40%) Linux
4 380 (33.78%) DNS
5 352 (31.29%) Windows
6 343 (30.49%) F5
7 337 (29.96%) WAN
8 332 (29.51%) Cisco Certification
9 286 (25.42%) LAN
10 268 (23.82%) CCNP
11 263 (23.38%) Data Centre
12 252 (22.40%) Microsoft
13 248 (22.04%) VMware
14 246 (21.87%) Amazon AWS
15 224 (19.91%) OSPF
16 211 (18.76%) TCP/IP
17 209 (18.58%) BGP
18 208 (18.49%) Juniper
19 195 (17.33%) Windows Server
20 193 (17.16%) VPN
21 191 (16.98%) VMware Infrastructure
22 178 (15.82%) SQL Server
23 176 (15.64%) Puppet
24 173 (15.38%) CheckPoint
25 172 (15.29%) ITIL
26 171 (15.20%) DevOps
27 161 (14.31%) Cisco Nexus
28 159 (14.13%) Network Security
29 156 (13.87%) Python
30 151 (13.42%) Active Directory

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
1 148 (13.16%) Apache
2 136 (12.09%) IIS
3 121 (10.76%) Tomcat
4 59 (5.24%) WebLogic
5 49 (4.36%) SharePoint
6 44 (3.91%) MS Exchange
7 39 (3.47%) JBoss
8 37 (3.29%) nginx
9 32 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2010
10 23 (2.04%) Skype for Business
11 19 (1.69%) OpenStack
12 18 (1.60%) WebSphere
13 17 (1.51%) Apache Spark
13 17 (1.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 16 (1.42%) Oracle Service Bus
15 15 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
16 13 (1.16%) lighttpd
17 12 (1.07%) Apache Pig
17 12 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
18 11 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 41 (3.64%) MS Visio
2 16 (1.42%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (1.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 14 (1.24%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.53%) Eloqua
3 6 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.089%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 246 (21.87%) Amazon AWS
2 107 (9.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (4.09%) SaaS
4 33 (2.93%) Office 365
5 31 (2.76%) IaaS
6 27 (2.40%) PaaS
7 25 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
8 18 (1.60%) Amazon S3
9 17 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
9 17 (1.51%) Google Cloud Platform
10 15 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
11 12 (1.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 11 (0.98%) IBM Cloud
13 10 (0.89%) GitHub
13 10 (0.89%) SoftLayer
14 9 (0.80%) Amazon ELB
15 7 (0.62%) Yammer
16 6 (0.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 6 (0.53%) Responsys
16 6 (0.53%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 593 (52.71%) Firewall
2 380 (33.78%) DNS
3 337 (29.96%) WAN
4 286 (25.42%) LAN
5 224 (19.91%) OSPF
6 211 (18.76%) TCP/IP
7 209 (18.58%) BGP
8 193 (17.16%) VPN
9 161 (14.31%) Cisco Nexus
10 159 (14.13%) Network Security
11 140 (12.44%) Cisco ASA
12 136 (12.09%) MPLS
13 115 (10.22%) Internet
14 114 (10.13%) DHCP
14 114 (10.13%) SSL
15 107 (9.51%) Cisco IOS
16 103 (9.16%) SAN
17 95 (8.44%) Wireless
18 88 (7.82%) IPsec
19 86 (7.64%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (15.82%) SQL Server
2 108 (9.60%) MySQL
3 54 (4.80%) Relational Database
4 39 (3.47%) NoSQL
4 39 (3.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 38 (3.38%) PostgreSQL
6 34 (3.02%) MongoDB
7 32 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
8 29 (2.58%) RDBMS
9 27 (2.40%) SQL Server 2014
10 23 (2.04%) Oracle Database
11 19 (1.69%) Big Data
11 19 (1.69%) Hadoop
12 18 (1.60%) Amazon RDS
13 17 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
13 17 (1.51%) SQL Server 2005
14 14 (1.24%) Apache Hive
15 13 (1.16%) Oracle Database 12c
16 12 (1.07%) Redis
17 11 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 75 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 48 (4.27%) Jenkins
3 21 (1.87%) Subversion
4 19 (1.69%) JIRA
5 16 (1.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 14 (1.24%) Vagrant
7 10 (0.89%) Hudson
8 8 (0.71%) gulp
9 7 (0.62%) Grunt
9 7 (0.62%) JMeter
10 6 (0.53%) TeamCity
11 5 (0.44%) JUnit
11 5 (0.44%) RSpec
12 4 (0.36%) Mercurial
13 3 (0.27%) Octopus Deploy
13 3 (0.27%) Sonatype Nexus
13 3 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 2 (0.18%) git-flow
14 2 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
14 2 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 145 (12.89%) Finance
2 65 (5.78%) Banking
3 53 (4.71%) Telecoms
4 32 (2.84%) Games
5 28 (2.49%) Marketing
6 26 (2.31%) Publishing
7 25 (2.22%) Retail
8 23 (2.04%) Advertising
9 7 (0.62%) Financial Institution
9 7 (0.62%) Online Betting
10 5 (0.44%) Front Office
11 4 (0.36%) Back Office
11 4 (0.36%) Billing
11 4 (0.36%) Electronics
11 4 (0.36%) Law
12 3 (0.27%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.18%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.18%) Legal
13 2 (0.18%) Welsh Language
14 1 (0.089%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 381 (33.87%) Network Engineer
2 121 (10.76%) Architect
3 96 (8.53%) Cisco Engineer
4 95 (8.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 88 (7.82%) Administrator
6 87 (7.73%) Senior Network Engineer
7 75 (6.67%) Security Engineer
8 71 (6.31%) Analyst
9 69 (6.13%) Consultant
10 68 (6.04%) Network Security Engineer
11 65 (5.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 59 (5.24%) Infrastructure Architect
13 58 (5.16%) Linux Administrator
13 58 (5.16%) Systems Administrator
14 57 (5.07%) DevOps Engineer
15 53 (4.71%) Linux Engineer
15 53 (4.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 50 (4.44%) Network Consultant
17 49 (4.36%) Developer
18 48 (4.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (11.38%) Web Services
2 71 (6.31%) CSS
3 68 (6.04%) LAMP
4 62 (5.51%) .NET
5 53 (4.71%) HTML
6 50 (4.44%) REST
7 49 (4.36%) Middleware
8 40 (3.56%) 802.1X
9 29 (2.58%) XML
10 21 (1.87%) J2EE
10 21 (1.87%) RESTful
11 20 (1.78%) Oracle Fusion
12 19 (1.69%) LEMP Stack
12 19 (1.69%) Node.js
12 19 (1.69%) SOAP
13 17 (1.51%) ASP.NET
13 17 (1.51%) LAPP Stack
14 16 (1.42%) AngularJS
15 15 (1.33%) HTML5
15 15 (1.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 263 (23.38%) Data Centre
2 151 (13.42%) Clustering
3 98 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (3.73%) Replication
5 38 (3.38%) Management Information System
6 32 (2.84%) Computer Science
7 28 (2.49%) Public Cloud
8 27 (2.40%) Hybrid Cloud
9 24 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
10 22 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
11 20 (1.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 17 (1.51%) Security Operations Centre
12 17 (1.51%) Video Conferencing
13 16 (1.42%) Algorithms
14 14 (1.24%) N-Tier
15 13 (1.16%) Fintech
15 13 (1.16%) PKI
16 12 (1.07%) User Experience
16 12 (1.07%) Virtual Team
17 11 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 387 (34.40%) Linux
2 352 (31.29%) Windows
3 195 (17.33%) Windows Server
4 141 (12.53%) Unix
5 90 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 65 (5.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 61 (5.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 56 (4.98%) CentOS
9 40 (3.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 34 (3.02%) Solaris
11 31 (2.76%) Debian
12 29 (2.58%) Ubuntu
13 17 (1.51%) AIX
14 7 (0.62%) HPUX
14 7 (0.62%) Oracle Linux
15 5 (0.44%) VMS
15 5 (0.44%) Windows 10
16 4 (0.36%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.36%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 3 (0.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (15.29%) ITIL
2 171 (15.20%) DevOps
3 130 (11.56%) High Availability
4 98 (8.71%) Configuration Management
4 98 (8.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 97 (8.62%) Performance Tuning
6 96 (8.53%) Network Design
7 88 (7.82%) Agile Software Development
8 86 (7.64%) Project Management
9 77 (6.84%) Change Management
10 74 (6.58%) E-Commerce
11 61 (5.42%) Network Management
12 59 (5.24%) Open Source
13 57 (5.07%) Mentoring
14 52 (4.62%) Presales
14 52 (4.62%) Service Delivery
15 50 (4.44%) Migration
16 44 (3.91%) Continuous Integration
16 44 (3.91%) Service Management
17 42 (3.73%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 156 (13.87%) Python
2 148 (13.16%) SQL
3 141 (12.53%) Perl
4 125 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 125 (11.11%) Java
5 96 (8.53%) PowerShell
6 55 (4.89%) JavaScript
7 49 (4.36%) PHP
8 48 (4.27%) Ruby
9 47 (4.18%) Shell Script
10 38 (3.38%) C#
11 14 (1.24%) VBScript
12 13 (1.16%) Scala
13 11 (0.98%) C
14 10 (0.89%) Go
15 8 (0.71%) C++
15 8 (0.71%) ES6
15 8 (0.71%) R
16 7 (0.62%) CoffeeScript
17 6 (0.53%) sed
Qualifications
1 332 (29.51%) Cisco Certification
2 268 (23.82%) CCNP
3 136 (12.09%) CCNA
4 68 (6.04%) CCIE
5 66 (5.87%) Security Cleared
6 63 (5.60%) Degree
7 60 (5.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 46 (4.09%) SC Cleared
9 44 (3.91%) MCSE
10 41 (3.64%) CCSA
11 33 (2.93%) CCSE
12 28 (2.49%) MCP
13 26 (2.31%) CCDP
14 22 (1.96%) JNCIA
15 17 (1.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 13 (1.16%) MCITP
17 12 (1.07%) Citrix Certification
17 12 (1.07%) JNCIP
18 11 (0.98%) CISSP
19 10 (0.89%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (6.67%) SLA
2 53 (4.71%) PCI DSS
3 24 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 17 (1.51%) ISO27002
5 12 (1.07%) WAI
6 11 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (0.89%) PMO
7 10 (0.89%) QA
8 4 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (0.36%) GDPR
9 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.18%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.089%) Data Quality
System Software
1 191 (16.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 151 (13.42%) Active Directory
3 63 (5.60%) Docker
4 48 (4.27%) Hyper-V
5 30 (2.67%) VMware ESX
5 30 (2.67%) Xen
5 30 (2.67%) XenApp
5 30 (2.67%) XenServer
6 29 (2.58%) vSphere
7 25 (2.22%) KVM
8 19 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
9 18 (1.60%) QEMU
10 16 (1.42%) NFS
11 15 (1.33%) iptables
12 12 (1.07%) Varnish
13 11 (0.98%) Firmware
13 11 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
14 10 (0.89%) ProxySG
14 10 (0.89%) VirtualBox
14 10 (0.89%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 176 (15.64%) Puppet
2 82 (7.29%) Opscode Chef
3 79 (7.02%) Ansible
4 69 (6.13%) Nagios
5 59 (5.24%) Microsoft Clustering
6 40 (3.56%) Salt
7 36 (3.20%) ZABBIX
8 31 (2.76%) Kubernetes
9 30 (2.67%) SCCM
10 27 (2.40%) SCOM
11 26 (2.31%) Cisco Prime
12 21 (1.87%) Mesos
13 20 (1.78%) HAProxy
14 17 (1.51%) Ganglia
15 15 (1.33%) SELinux
16 13 (1.16%) Netcool
17 10 (0.89%) CFEngine
17 10 (0.89%) Cisco CUCM
17 10 (0.89%) Cisco UCCX
17 10 (0.89%) Icinga
Vendors
1 525 (46.67%) Cisco
2 343 (30.49%) F5
3 252 (22.40%) Microsoft
4 248 (22.04%) VMware
5 208 (18.49%) Juniper
6 173 (15.38%) CheckPoint
7 110 (9.78%) Palo Alto
8 106 (9.42%) Oracle
9 85 (7.56%) Citrix
10 80 (7.11%) SolarWinds
11 74 (6.58%) Red Hat
12 46 (4.09%) HP
13 36 (3.20%) Riverbed
14 34 (3.02%) NetApp
15 33 (2.93%) SaltStack
16 32 (2.84%) IBM
16 32 (2.84%) Infoblox
17 30 (2.67%) Blue Coat
17 30 (2.67%) Sun
18 29 (2.58%) Fortinet
West Malling, Kent
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
ninesharp
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum c£60K
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digital Skills
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus great benefits and amazing cult
Posted: 1 hour ago
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + car allowance + pension + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Codersource Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Life, Health and 25 days
Posted: 2 hours ago
East London
Reed Technology
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Holiday & Pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Parham Consulting
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum plus up to 20% bonus, shares and good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Schroders plc
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 5 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
DCV Technologies
Salary: From £38,000 to £42,000 per annum Excellent Salary and Benefits packag
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Erin Associates
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Central London / West End
UCL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago