The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Network Load Balancing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Network Load Balancing over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Load Balancing (NLB)
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 804 897 935
Rank change year-on-year +93 +38  
Permanent jobs citing Network Load Balancing 70 36 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.078% 0.037% 0.044%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.087% 0.042% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 61 32 44
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,800 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,750 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -18.57% +23.52%  

Network 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%  

Network Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Network Load Balancing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Network Load Balancing in the UK

Network Load Balancing
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Network Load Balancing in the UK

Network Load Balancing
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Load Balancing over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Load Balancing in the UK

Network Load Balancing
Top 21 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network 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 +70 67 £45,000 -14.28% 4
London +51 40 £45,000 -25.00% 2
West Midlands +23 13 £40,000 +8.84%
South East +65 12 £60,000 +14.28% 2
Woking - 7 £60,000 -
Surrey - 7 £60,000 -
Birmingham +13 6 £40,000 -17.52%
Oxfordshire - 5 - - 2
West Bromwich +11 4 £40,000 -
City of London +26 3 £75,000 +105.47%
West Wales - 3 £43,000 -
Worcestershire - 3 - -
Malvern - 3 - -
Wales - 3 £43,000 -
Swansea - 3 £43,000 -
Croydon - 2 £37,000 -
West Yorkshire +14 1 £42,500 -34.61%
Yorkshire -7 1 £42,500 -34.61%
North West -38 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Manchester - 1 £45,000 -
Wakefield - 1 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing Network 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 Network Load Balancing.

1 78 (53.06%) Windows
2 73 (49.66%) Microsoft
3 67 (45.58%) WAN
4 65 (44.22%) Active Directory
5 64 (43.54%) SQL
6 62 (42.18%) Windows Server
7 61 (41.50%) Cisco
7 61 (41.50%) Clustering
8 55 (37.41%) SQL Server
9 50 (34.01%) IIS
10 49 (33.33%) Firewall
11 48 (32.65%) PowerShell
12 47 (31.97%) VMware
12 47 (31.97%) DNS
13 42 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
14 41 (27.89%) Cisco Certification
14 41 (27.89%) ITIL
14 41 (27.89%) Data Centre
15 40 (27.21%) Finance
16 39 (26.53%) Windows Server 2008
17 38 (25.85%) DHCP
17 38 (25.85%) LAN
18 37 (25.17%) High Availability
19 35 (23.81%) Hyper-V
20 34 (23.13%) VMware ESXi
21 33 (22.45%) BGP
22 29 (19.73%) SAN
22 29 (19.73%) SharePoint
22 29 (19.73%) TCP/IP
22 29 (19.73%) Replication

Network 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 50 (34.01%) IIS
2 29 (19.73%) SharePoint
3 27 (18.37%) MS Exchange
4 21 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (10.88%) Skype for Business
6 14 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.36%) Apache
10 2 (1.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.36%) CMS
10 2 (1.36%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.68%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (8.16%) MS Visio
2 10 (6.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 10 (6.80%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.40%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (18.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (10.20%) Office 365
3 10 (6.80%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.72%) Mimecast
5 3 (2.04%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (1.36%) IaaS
6 2 (1.36%) SaaS
7 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (45.58%) WAN
2 49 (33.33%) Firewall
3 47 (31.97%) DNS
4 38 (25.85%) DHCP
4 38 (25.85%) LAN
5 33 (22.45%) BGP
6 29 (19.73%) SAN
6 29 (19.73%) TCP/IP
7 28 (19.05%) OSPF
8 26 (17.69%) Network Security
9 24 (16.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 24 (16.33%) MPLS
10 22 (14.97%) Internet
11 20 (13.61%) Cisco ASA
11 20 (13.61%) DMZ
11 20 (13.61%) Remote Desktop
11 20 (13.61%) Wireless
12 19 (12.93%) VLAN
13 18 (12.24%) Multicast
13 18 (12.24%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (37.41%) SQL Server
2 26 (17.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (12.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (6.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (6.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (6.12%) Crystal Reports
5 9 (6.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 9 (6.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (5.44%) Hadoop
6 8 (5.44%) OLAP
6 8 (5.44%) OLTP
6 8 (5.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (5.44%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.72%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (2.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (5.44%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (5.44%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.04%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.04%) JIRA
2 3 (2.04%) NUnit
2 3 (2.04%) Selenium
2 3 (2.04%) SpecFlow
2 3 (2.04%) TeamCity
2 3 (2.04%) WebDriver
General
1 40 (27.21%) Finance
2 15 (10.20%) Banking
3 11 (7.48%) Law
4 9 (6.12%) Telecoms
5 8 (5.44%) Financial Institution
6 6 (4.08%) Back Office
7 5 (3.40%) Front Office
8 4 (2.72%) Investment Banking
8 4 (2.72%) Retail
9 1 (0.68%) Games
Job Titles
1 47 (31.97%) Network Engineer
2 20 (13.61%) Architect
3 18 (12.24%) Administrator
3 18 (12.24%) DBA
3 18 (12.24%) SQL DBA
4 17 (11.56%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (8.16%) Systems Administrator
6 11 (7.48%) Applications Support
7 10 (6.80%) Cisco Engineer
7 10 (6.80%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 10 (6.80%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
7 10 (6.80%) Senior DBA
7 10 (6.80%) Senior SQL DBA
8 9 (6.12%) Analyst
8 9 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (6.12%) Windows Administrator
8 9 (6.12%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 6 (4.08%) Senior Network Engineer
10 5 (3.40%) SQL Server DBA
10 5 (3.40%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.16%) .NET
2 9 (6.12%) MSMQ
2 9 (6.12%) SOAP
3 7 (4.76%) 802.1X
4 5 (3.40%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (2.04%) Web Services
5 3 (2.04%) XML
6 2 (1.36%) LAMP
7 1 (0.68%) COM
7 1 (0.68%) CSS
7 1 (0.68%) HTML
7 1 (0.68%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 61 (41.50%) Clustering
2 41 (27.89%) Data Centre
3 29 (19.73%) Replication
4 12 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (6.12%) SWIFT
6 5 (3.40%) Hedge funds
6 5 (3.40%) PKI
6 5 (3.40%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 4 (2.72%) EPoS
8 2 (1.36%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.36%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.36%) NHS
8 2 (1.36%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.68%) Spread Betting
9 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 78 (53.06%) Windows
2 62 (42.18%) Windows Server
3 39 (26.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (17.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (17.01%) Linux
6 17 (11.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (5.44%) Unix
8 5 (3.40%) VMS
8 5 (3.40%) Windows 2000
8 5 (3.40%) Windows NT
9 4 (2.72%) Windows 10
9 4 (2.72%) Windows 7
9 4 (2.72%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.04%) Solaris
11 1 (0.68%) CentOS
11 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (27.89%) ITIL
2 37 (25.17%) High Availability
3 21 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 19 (12.93%) Network Monitoring
5 16 (10.88%) Performance Monitoring
6 15 (10.20%) Change Control
6 15 (10.20%) Database Security
6 15 (10.20%) ITIL V3
6 15 (10.20%) Migration
6 15 (10.20%) Service Management
7 13 (8.84%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (8.84%) PRINCE2
8 12 (8.16%) Project Management
8 12 (8.16%) Service Delivery
8 12 (8.16%) Time Management
9 11 (7.48%) Change Management
9 11 (7.48%) Data Protection
9 11 (7.48%) Infrastructure Management
9 11 (7.48%) Performance Management
10 10 (6.80%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 64 (43.54%) SQL
2 48 (32.65%) PowerShell
3 28 (19.05%) T-SQL
4 10 (6.80%) JavaScript
4 10 (6.80%) VBScript
5 6 (4.08%) VB
6 3 (2.04%) Java
6 3 (2.04%) Python
6 3 (2.04%) Ruby
7 2 (1.36%) PHP
8 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.68%) C#
8 1 (0.68%) Perl
8 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 41 (27.89%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (19.05%) CCNA
3 25 (17.01%) CCNP
4 13 (8.84%) CCIE
5 10 (6.80%) JNCIS
6 8 (5.44%) CCDP
6 8 (5.44%) MCSE
6 8 (5.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (5.44%) SC Cleared
6 8 (5.44%) Security Cleared
7 7 (4.76%) Degree
8 5 (3.40%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (3.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (2.72%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (1.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.68%) CCDA
11 1 (0.68%) CCSP
11 1 (0.68%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.40%) SLA
2 3 (2.04%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.36%) QA
4 1 (0.68%) DICOM
4 1 (0.68%) HL7
4 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 65 (44.22%) Active Directory
2 42 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (23.81%) Hyper-V
4 34 (23.13%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (5.44%) vSphere
6 7 (4.76%) ISA Server
6 7 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (4.76%) XenDesktop
7 6 (4.08%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (4.08%) vCloud
8 5 (3.40%) Firmware
8 5 (3.40%) Forefront TMG
8 5 (3.40%) NFS
8 5 (3.40%) ProxySG
8 5 (3.40%) Terminal Server
8 5 (3.40%) UAG
8 5 (3.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (1.36%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (17.01%) Microsoft Clustering
2 21 (14.29%) vCenter Server
3 20 (13.61%) SCOM
4 12 (8.16%) Failover Clustering
5 8 (5.44%) SCCM
6 7 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
7 6 (4.08%) vMotion
7 6 (4.08%) WSUS
8 5 (3.40%) WMI
9 4 (2.72%) Cisco Prime
10 3 (2.04%) HAProxy
11 2 (1.36%) HP SIM
11 2 (1.36%) Nagios
11 2 (1.36%) OpenView
11 2 (1.36%) SCDPM
11 2 (1.36%) SCVMM
11 2 (1.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 1 (0.68%) Puppet
12 1 (0.68%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 73 (49.66%) Microsoft
2 61 (41.50%) Cisco
3 47 (31.97%) VMware
4 28 (19.05%) F5
5 26 (17.69%) Palo Alto
6 23 (15.65%) SolarWinds
7 19 (12.93%) HP
7 19 (12.93%) Juniper
8 15 (10.20%) Citrix
9 14 (9.52%) CheckPoint
10 12 (8.16%) Avaya
11 5 (3.40%) Blue Coat
11 5 (3.40%) CA
11 5 (3.40%) Dell
11 5 (3.40%) Riverbed
11 5 (3.40%) Veritas
12 4 (2.72%) LANDesk
12 4 (2.72%) ServiceNow
13 3 (2.04%) 3PAR
13 3 (2.04%) Nortel
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