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

Network Load Balancing (NLB)
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 777 907 888
Rank change year-on-year +130 -19  
Permanent jobs citing Network Load Balancing 75 43 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.088% 0.041% 0.062%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.099% 0.047% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 66 37 45
Median salary £57,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £63,500 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +25.00%  

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 76116 92469 93160
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.12% 88.57% 87.00%
Number of salaries quoted 62627 76549 75387
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 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Load Balancing in the UK

Network 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 Network Load Balancing within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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 +106 73 £58,750 +17.50% 3
London +91 40 £60,000 +9.09% 1
South East +70 23 £54,250 +8.50% 2
Surrey +48 13 £55,000 -8.33% 2
Guildford - 7 £55,000 -
City of London +44 4 £55,000 -
West Midlands +31 4 £100,000 +198.50%
Woking - 4 £60,000 - 1
West Sussex - 3 - -
Worthing - 3 - -
Berkshire +34 2 £51,750 +3.50%
Yorkshire +32 2 £65,000 -
Leeds +21 2 £65,000 -
East of England +19 2 £42,500 +21.42%
West Yorkshire +17 2 £65,000 -
Leatherhead -6 2 £38,000 -36.66% 1
East Sussex - 2 £37,500 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £55,000 -
Swindon - 2 £36,250 -
Malvern - 2 £100,000 -
Slough - 2 £51,750 -
Lewes - 2 £37,500 -
Colchester - 2 £42,500 -
Oxford - 2 £55,000 -
Worcestershire - 2 £100,000 -
South West - 2 £36,250 -
Wiltshire - 2 £36,250 -
Essex - 2 £42,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £40,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 83 (52.87%) Windows
2 78 (49.68%) Microsoft
3 64 (40.76%) Cisco
3 64 (40.76%) SQL
3 64 (40.76%) Firewall
4 58 (36.94%) Active Directory
5 56 (35.67%) Clustering
6 55 (35.03%) Finance
7 54 (34.39%) Windows Server
8 51 (32.48%) IIS
9 49 (31.21%) WAN
10 48 (30.57%) Cisco Certification
11 45 (28.66%) Windows Server 2012
12 44 (28.03%) Hyper-V
12 44 (28.03%) SQL Server
13 42 (26.75%) Data Centre
14 41 (26.11%) Network Security
15 40 (25.48%) ITIL
15 40 (25.48%) Palo Alto
16 39 (24.84%) SharePoint
17 37 (23.57%) DNS
17 37 (23.57%) F5
18 36 (22.93%) MS Exchange
19 35 (22.29%) Windows Server 2008
20 34 (21.66%) Linux
21 33 (21.02%) T-SQL
21 33 (21.02%) BGP
21 33 (21.02%) CCNA
21 33 (21.02%) VMware
21 33 (21.02%) Microsoft Clustering

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 51 (32.48%) IIS
2 39 (24.84%) SharePoint
3 36 (22.93%) MS Exchange
4 30 (19.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (10.19%) BizTalk Server
6 12 (7.64%) SharePoint 2010
6 12 (7.64%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.91%) Apache
8 3 (1.91%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.27%) CMS
9 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.27%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.64%) SAS
10 1 (0.64%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.64%) WebLogic
Applications
1 30 (19.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.91%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.27%) MS Project
4 1 (0.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (6.37%) Office 365
3 9 (5.73%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.27%) IaaS
5 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (40.76%) Firewall
2 49 (31.21%) WAN
3 41 (26.11%) Network Security
4 37 (23.57%) DNS
5 33 (21.02%) BGP
6 30 (19.11%) MPLS
6 30 (19.11%) OSPF
6 30 (19.11%) SAN
7 29 (18.47%) Cisco ASA
7 29 (18.47%) VPN
8 25 (15.92%) Internet
8 25 (15.92%) LAN
9 23 (14.65%) DHCP
10 22 (14.01%) Wireless
11 21 (13.38%) Cisco PIX
11 21 (13.38%) Cisco Wireless
11 21 (13.38%) TCP/IP
12 20 (12.74%) Multicast
13 18 (11.46%) Cisco Nexus
14 17 (10.83%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (28.03%) SQL Server
2 32 (20.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (17.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (9.55%) Crystal Reports
5 12 (7.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (7.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 11 (7.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (6.37%) Hadoop
7 10 (6.37%) OLAP
7 10 (6.37%) OLTP
7 10 (6.37%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (6.37%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.27%) MySQL
9 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 11 (7.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (6.37%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.64%) Toad
General
1 55 (35.03%) Finance
2 18 (11.46%) Banking
3 9 (5.73%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.10%) Back Office
4 8 (5.10%) Investment Banking
5 7 (4.46%) Front Office
6 5 (3.18%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.55%) Law
8 1 (0.64%) French Language
Job Titles
1 48 (30.57%) Network Engineer
2 29 (18.47%) Analyst
3 25 (15.92%) Applications Support
4 20 (12.74%) Architect
5 18 (11.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (10.83%) DBA
6 17 (10.83%) SQL DBA
7 14 (8.92%) Administrator
8 12 (7.64%) Active Directory Architect
8 12 (7.64%) Applications Support Analyst
8 12 (7.64%) Enterprise Architect
8 12 (7.64%) Enterprise Technical Architect
8 12 (7.64%) Senior Network Engineer
8 12 (7.64%) Support Analyst
8 12 (7.64%) Technical Architect
9 11 (7.01%) Web Analyst
10 10 (6.37%) Cisco Engineer
10 10 (6.37%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 10 (6.37%) Network Analyst
10 10 (6.37%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (17.83%) .NET
2 16 (10.19%) 802.1X
2 16 (10.19%) MSMQ
2 16 (10.19%) SOAP
3 10 (6.37%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (2.55%) Web Services
5 3 (1.91%) Classic ASP
5 3 (1.91%) XML
6 2 (1.27%) HTML
6 2 (1.27%) LAMP
7 1 (0.64%) CSS
7 1 (0.64%) Java EE
7 1 (0.64%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 56 (35.67%) Clustering
2 42 (26.75%) Data Centre
3 24 (15.29%) Replication
4 16 (10.19%) SWIFT
5 12 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (5.73%) Hedge funds
7 8 (5.10%) PKI
7 8 (5.10%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 2 (1.27%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.27%) NHS
9 1 (0.64%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.64%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.64%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.64%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.64%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.64%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 83 (52.87%) Windows
2 54 (34.39%) Windows Server
3 45 (28.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 35 (22.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (21.66%) Linux
6 22 (14.01%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (7.64%) Windows 10
8 10 (6.37%) Unix
9 9 (5.73%) Windows 7
9 9 (5.73%) Windows 8
10 8 (5.10%) Solaris
10 8 (5.10%) VMS
10 8 (5.10%) Windows 2000
10 8 (5.10%) Windows NT
11 2 (1.27%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.64%) CentOS
12 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (25.48%) ITIL
2 31 (19.75%) High Availability
3 20 (12.74%) Change Control
4 19 (12.10%) Performance Tuning
5 18 (11.46%) Performance Management
6 17 (10.83%) Configuration Management
6 17 (10.83%) Performance Monitoring
7 16 (10.19%) Migration
7 16 (10.19%) Service Delivery
7 16 (10.19%) Wealth Management
8 15 (9.55%) Investment Management
8 15 (9.55%) Network Architecture
9 14 (8.92%) Database Security
9 14 (8.92%) Network Management
9 14 (8.92%) PRINCE2
10 13 (8.28%) Mentoring
11 12 (7.64%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
11 12 (7.64%) IT Strategy
11 12 (7.64%) ITIL V3
11 12 (7.64%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 64 (40.76%) SQL
2 33 (21.02%) T-SQL
3 32 (20.38%) PowerShell
4 18 (11.46%) JavaScript
5 12 (7.64%) Java
6 9 (5.73%) VB
7 3 (1.91%) PHP
8 2 (1.27%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.27%) Perl
8 2 (1.27%) VBScript
9 1 (0.64%) C#
9 1 (0.64%) Jython
9 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.64%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 48 (30.57%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (21.02%) CCNA
3 31 (19.75%) CCNP
4 17 (10.83%) CCIE
5 12 (7.64%) MCSE
5 12 (7.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (6.37%) Degree
6 10 (6.37%) SC Cleared
6 10 (6.37%) Security Cleared
7 9 (5.73%) JNCIS
8 8 (5.10%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (5.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (3.18%) CCDP
10 1 (0.64%) CCSP
10 1 (0.64%) CCVP
10 1 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.82%) SLA
2 3 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.27%) QA
4 1 (0.64%) DICOM
4 1 (0.64%) HL7
4 1 (0.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 58 (36.94%) Active Directory
2 44 (28.03%) Hyper-V
3 30 (19.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (12.10%) VMware ESX
5 16 (10.19%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (10.19%) vSphere
6 13 (8.28%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (7.64%) ProxySG
8 9 (5.73%) ISA Server
8 9 (5.73%) NFS
8 9 (5.73%) vCloud
8 9 (5.73%) XenDesktop
9 8 (5.10%) Forefront TMG
9 8 (5.10%) UAG
9 8 (5.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 7 (4.46%) Firmware
11 3 (1.91%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (1.27%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.64%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 33 (21.02%) Microsoft Clustering
2 17 (10.83%) Cisco CUCM
3 11 (7.01%) vMotion
4 8 (5.10%) WMI
5 6 (3.82%) SCOM
6 5 (3.18%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (1.91%) WSUS
8 2 (1.27%) SCDPM
8 2 (1.27%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.64%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.64%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.64%) Nagios
9 1 (0.64%) OpenView
9 1 (0.64%) Puppet
9 1 (0.64%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 78 (49.68%) Microsoft
2 64 (40.76%) Cisco
3 40 (25.48%) Palo Alto
4 37 (23.57%) F5
5 33 (21.02%) VMware
6 29 (18.47%) HP
7 28 (17.83%) Juniper
8 24 (15.29%) Citrix
9 14 (8.92%) SolarWinds
10 12 (7.64%) 3PAR
10 12 (7.64%) Blue Coat
10 12 (7.64%) Riverbed
11 10 (6.37%) CheckPoint
12 8 (5.10%) Veritas
13 7 (4.46%) ServiceNow
14 5 (3.18%) Avaya
14 5 (3.18%) Oracle
14 5 (3.18%) SonicWALL
15 4 (2.55%) EqualLogic
15 4 (2.55%) Nimble Storage
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