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

Load Balancing
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 393 396 366
Rank change year-on-year +3 -30  
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 650 721 923
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.73% 0.74% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.84% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 541 602 714
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.54% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,301 £35,000 £33,050
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,150 £71,923
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 80257 86320 97586
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.74% 88.92% 88.04%
Number of salaries quoted 64749 72153 79773
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 £79,000 £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 26 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 26 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 -3 625 £52,500 -4.54% 88
London -10 249 £57,500 - 23
South East +47 144 £50,000 -4.76% 12
Yorkshire +8 80 £46,000 +4.54% 13
West Yorkshire +32 66 £55,000 +29.41% 11
North West -3 64 £47,500 +18.01% 11
Surrey +54 61 £67,500 +3.84% 2
East of England -12 44 £46,250 -19.56% 11
Leeds +25 42 £70,000 +27.27% 3
City of London +14 38 £68,750 +25.00% 7
Manchester -24 32 £47,500 +26.66% 4
Hampshire +18 31 £42,500 +13.33% 6
Berkshire +3 28 £53,750 -2.27% 1
West Midlands +1 27 £43,000 -4.44% 6
Cheshire -5 26 £47,500 - 5
Reading +18 21 £57,500 +15.00%
Hertfordshire -4 19 £60,000 +4.34% 6
Bradford -2 18 £41,000 +2.50% 8
Staines - 17 £80,000 - 1
Redhill +6 16 £60,000 -11.11%
Basingstoke -1 16 £45,000 +20.00%
Suffolk - 15 £38,500 - 1
Scotland -14 14 £57,500 +17.94% 2
Ipswich - 14 £40,250 -
East Midlands +28 12 £35,000 -7.28% 2
Birmingham +17 12 £53,000 +1.92% 3
South West -39 12 £36,301 -21.08% 4
Edinburgh -6 11 £53,750 +53.57% 1
Hatfield +1 10 £60,000 +4.34% 3
Egham 0 10 £67,500 -3.57%

For the 6 months to 26 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
2 576 (49.70%) Cisco
3 388 (33.48%) Linux
4 379 (32.70%) Cisco Certification
5 375 (32.36%) Windows
5 375 (32.36%) DNS
6 373 (32.18%) F5
7 360 (31.06%) WAN
8 284 (24.50%) CCNP
9 281 (24.25%) Data Centre
10 280 (24.16%) LAN
11 278 (23.99%) VMware
12 275 (23.73%) Microsoft
13 262 (22.61%) TCP/IP
14 257 (22.17%) Juniper
15 252 (21.74%) OSPF
15 252 (21.74%) VPN
16 238 (20.53%) BGP
17 222 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
18 221 (19.07%) ITIL
19 215 (18.55%) Amazon AWS
20 201 (17.34%) CheckPoint
21 187 (16.13%) Windows Server
22 182 (15.70%) Active Directory
23 170 (14.67%) Python
24 166 (14.32%) Cisco Nexus
25 161 (13.89%) Perl
25 161 (13.89%) MPLS
26 159 (13.72%) Cisco ASA
27 158 (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
1 133 (11.48%) Apache
2 125 (10.79%) IIS
3 89 (7.68%) Tomcat
4 54 (4.66%) WebLogic
5 52 (4.49%) MS Exchange
6 43 (3.71%) SharePoint
7 37 (3.19%) nginx
8 35 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2010
9 32 (2.76%) OpenStack
10 26 (2.24%) WebSphere
11 24 (2.07%) 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 14 (1.21%) Oracle Service Bus
16 13 (1.12%) Apache Spark
16 13 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
17 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%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 215 (18.55%) Amazon AWS
2 118 (10.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (3.62%) IaaS
4 41 (3.54%) SaaS
5 39 (3.36%) Office 365
6 35 (3.02%) PaaS
7 34 (2.93%) 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
2 375 (32.36%) DNS
3 360 (31.06%) WAN
4 280 (24.16%) LAN
5 262 (22.61%) TCP/IP
6 252 (21.74%) OSPF
6 252 (21.74%) VPN
7 238 (20.53%) BGP
8 166 (14.32%) Cisco Nexus
9 161 (13.89%) MPLS
10 159 (13.72%) Cisco ASA
11 158 (13.63%) SSL
12 152 (13.11%) Network Security
13 148 (12.77%) Wireless
14 134 (11.56%) DHCP
15 123 (10.61%) IPsec
16 122 (10.53%) Internet
17 115 (9.92%) SAN
18 111 (9.58%) EIGRP
19 108 (9.32%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (12.86%) SQL Server
2 128 (11.04%) MySQL
3 64 (5.52%) Relational Database
4 41 (3.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 38 (3.28%) NoSQL
6 33 (2.85%) RDBMS
7 32 (2.76%) Amazon RDS
8 31 (2.67%) MongoDB
9 26 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
10 23 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
11 21 (1.81%) MariaDB
11 21 (1.81%) SQL Server 2014
12 19 (1.64%) Redis
13 17 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
13 17 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 15 (1.29%) Oracle Database
15 14 (1.21%) Azure SQL Database
16 12 (1.04%) Big Data
17 11 (0.95%) Hadoop
17 11 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 67 (5.78%) 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
7 9 (0.78%) Subversion
8 7 (0.60%) Grunt
8 7 (0.60%) JMeter
8 7 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (0.43%) JUnit
9 5 (0.43%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.43%) Visual Studio Team System
9 5 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (0.35%) Selenium
11 3 (0.26%) Mercurial
11 3 (0.26%) RSpec
11 3 (0.26%) Talend Open Studio
12 2 (0.17%) Hudson
General
1 138 (11.91%) Finance
2 54 (4.66%) Banking
3 50 (4.31%) 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%) Electronics
12 4 (0.35%) French Language
12 4 (0.35%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.17%) German Language
13 2 (0.17%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.17%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 417 (35.98%) Network Engineer
2 117 (10.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 113 (9.75%) Architect
4 105 (9.06%) Cisco Engineer
5 98 (8.46%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 81 (6.99%) Administrator
7 79 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 76 (6.56%) Analyst
9 65 (5.61%) Consultant
9 65 (5.61%) Linux Engineer
10 64 (5.52%) Linux Administrator
10 64 (5.52%) Systems Administrator
11 61 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
12 60 (5.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 60 (5.18%) Support Engineer
13 52 (4.49%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 52 (4.49%) Security Engineer
14 51 (4.40%) Network Security Engineer
15 49 (4.23%) Developer
15 49 (4.23%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (8.89%) Web Services
2 71 (6.13%) LAMP
3 65 (5.61%) CSS
4 59 (5.09%) .NET
5 47 (4.06%) REST
6 40 (3.45%) HTML
7 36 (3.11%) 802.1X
8 26 (2.24%) Middleware
9 24 (2.07%) Node.js
10 23 (1.98%) JSON
10 23 (1.98%) XML
11 17 (1.47%) 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
1 281 (24.25%) Data Centre
2 157 (13.55%) Clustering
3 112 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
4 46 (3.97%) Computer Science
5 35 (3.02%) Replication
6 30 (2.59%) Management Information System
7 23 (1.98%) Public Cloud
8 21 (1.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 21 (1.81%) PKI
9 18 (1.55%) Algorithms
9 18 (1.55%) Enterprise Storage
9 18 (1.55%) Video Conferencing
10 17 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
10 17 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
10 17 (1.47%) Security Operations Centre
11 15 (1.29%) User Experience
12 13 (1.12%) Client/Server
13 12 (1.04%) Fintech
13 12 (1.04%) Virtual Team
14 10 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 388 (33.48%) Linux
2 375 (32.36%) Windows
3 187 (16.13%) Windows Server
4 155 (13.37%) Unix
5 96 (8.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 85 (7.33%) CentOS
7 81 (6.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 72 (6.21%) 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
1 221 (19.07%) ITIL
2 157 (13.55%) DevOps
3 124 (10.70%) Network Design
4 120 (10.35%) High Availability
5 114 (9.84%) Project Management
6 100 (8.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 93 (8.02%) 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
15 56 (4.83%) Network Monitoring
16 51 (4.40%) Migration
17 50 (4.31%) Business Continuity
18 49 (4.23%) Presales
18 49 (4.23%) Service Management
19 44 (3.80%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 170 (14.67%) Python
2 161 (13.89%) Perl
3 145 (12.51%) Bash Shell
4 137 (11.82%) SQL
5 115 (9.92%) PowerShell
6 104 (8.97%) Java
7 51 (4.40%) Ruby
8 46 (3.97%) PHP
9 40 (3.45%) C#
9 40 (3.45%) JavaScript
10 38 (3.28%) Shell Script
11 15 (1.29%) Scala
12 14 (1.21%) ActionScript
12 14 (1.21%) ActionScript 2.0
13 11 (0.95%) C++
14 9 (0.78%) ES6
14 9 (0.78%) VBScript
15 8 (0.69%) C
15 8 (0.69%) R
16 7 (0.60%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 379 (32.70%) Cisco Certification
2 284 (24.50%) CCNP
3 142 (12.25%) CCNA
4 106 (9.15%) CCIE
5 77 (6.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 69 (5.95%) Degree
7 63 (5.44%) Security Cleared
8 46 (3.97%) MCSE
9 44 (3.80%) 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 12 (1.04%) 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
1 222 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 182 (15.70%) Active Directory
3 60 (5.18%) VMware ESXi
4 59 (5.09%) Docker
5 58 (5.00%) Hyper-V
6 47 (4.06%) XenApp
7 35 (3.02%) KVM
8 28 (2.42%) vSphere
9 25 (2.16%) XenServer
10 20 (1.73%) XenDesktop
11 19 (1.64%) iptables
12 18 (1.55%) Xen
13 13 (1.12%) Varnish
14 11 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
14 11 (0.95%) ProxySG
15 10 (0.86%) vCloud
15 10 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
16 9 (0.78%) LXC
16 9 (0.78%) VirtualBox
17 7 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 151 (13.03%) Puppet
2 84 (7.25%) Opscode Chef
3 73 (6.30%) Ansible
4 66 (5.69%) Nagios
5 53 (4.57%) 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
8 27 (2.33%) SELinux
9 26 (2.24%) Cisco CUCM
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
1 576 (49.70%) Cisco
2 373 (32.18%) F5
3 278 (23.99%) VMware
4 275 (23.73%) Microsoft
5 257 (22.17%) Juniper
6 201 (17.34%) CheckPoint
7 155 (13.37%) Palo Alto
8 114 (9.84%) Citrix
9 106 (9.15%) SolarWinds
10 100 (8.63%) Oracle
11 98 (8.46%) Red Hat
12 81 (6.99%) HP
13 57 (4.92%) Riverbed
14 39 (3.36%) Fortinet
15 38 (3.28%) Blue Coat
16 35 (3.02%) Extreme Networks
17 33 (2.85%) Avaya
17 33 (2.85%) NetApp
18 30 (2.59%) Dell
18 30 (2.59%) Infoblox
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car Allow, Bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus + Bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
East London
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + on call allow+o/t
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Car and benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £33500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Empiric
Salary: From £80,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £39000 per annum + Great benefits!
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Alpha IT Resourcing
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits + On-Call
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FT Select
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 7k car allowance, excellent benefi
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £38000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension & Onsite gym
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £38000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension & Onsite gym
Posted: 5 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £38000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension & Onsite gym
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 54,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
FT Select
Salary: Excellent salary plus car allowance and corporate benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Search Consultancy
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago