Period
to 24 January 2019

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 6 months to 24 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Load Balancing (NLB)
UK
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1003 1109 1050
Rank change year-on-year +106 -59 +98
Permanent jobs citing Network Load Balancing 118 75 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.078% 0.043% 0.090%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.085% 0.047% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 83 63 122
UK median annual salary £53,000 £42,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.98% -14.50% -9.09%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,375 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.72% -12.89% -5.00%

Network Load Balancing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 139,156 159,973 161,770
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.71% 91.81% 91.33%
Number of salaries quoted 109,672 129,019 133,780
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £29,769 £28,500 £27,623
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Network Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Network Load Balancing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 24 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Network Load Balancing in the UK

Network Load Balancing
Top 13 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 6 months to 24 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +133 114 £52,750 +22.67% 12
London +97 62 £55,000 +4.76% 6
UK excluding London +52 53 £42,500 +2.72% 6
Midlands +38 37 £32,500 +8.33% 1
East Midlands +46 31 £32,500 +18.18% 1
North of England +51 6 £50,000 +11.11% 3
West Midlands +27 6 £67,500 +57.89%
South East +18 6 £72,750 +38.57% 2
Yorkshire +20 4 - - 1
North West +35 2 £50,000 +5.26% 2
East of England +30 2 £42,500 -
South West +16 1 £91,500 +75.96%
Scotland - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 24 January 2019, IT jobs citing Network Load Balancing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Network Load Balancing.

1 78 (66.10%) Windows
2 75 (63.56%) Microsoft
3 74 (62.71%) Cisco
4 67 (56.78%) Active Directory
5 64 (54.24%) TCP/IP
6 63 (53.39%) Microsoft Azure
7 58 (49.15%) WAN
8 56 (47.46%) DNS
9 54 (45.76%) VMware
10 53 (44.92%) Clustering
11 52 (44.07%) Windows Server 2012
12 51 (43.22%) Citrix
13 50 (42.37%) Firewall
13 50 (42.37%) Hyper-V
14 49 (41.53%) DHCP
14 49 (41.53%) LAN
15 46 (38.98%) Windows Server 2008
16 44 (37.29%) Cisco Certification
17 43 (36.44%) VLAN
18 41 (34.75%) Windows Server
19 40 (33.90%) MS Exchange
20 39 (33.05%) CCNA
21 38 (32.20%) Data Centre
22 35 (29.66%) VPN
23 33 (27.97%) Microsoft Certification
24 32 (27.12%) Windows Server 2003
24 32 (27.12%) F5
25 31 (26.27%) Amazon AWS
25 31 (26.27%) MCSE
26 30 (25.42%) Nagios

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 40 (33.90%) MS Exchange
2 15 (12.71%) GlassFish
2 15 (12.71%) JBoss
2 15 (12.71%) Tomcat
3 14 (11.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (10.17%) IIS
5 8 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (3.39%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.85%) Apache
8 1 (0.85%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.85%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 63 (53.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (26.27%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (17.80%) Office 365
4 12 (10.17%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (8.47%) IaaS
5 10 (8.47%) PaaS
6 7 (5.93%) Mimecast
7 3 (2.54%) GitHub
7 3 (2.54%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (1.69%) Akamai
8 2 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.85%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.85%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.85%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.85%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.85%) SaaS
9 1 (0.85%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 64 (54.24%) TCP/IP
2 58 (49.15%) WAN
3 56 (47.46%) DNS
4 50 (42.37%) Firewall
5 49 (41.53%) DHCP
5 49 (41.53%) LAN
6 43 (36.44%) VLAN
7 35 (29.66%) VPN
8 30 (25.42%) Cisco ASA
9 29 (24.58%) Wireless
10 25 (21.19%) Cisco Nexus
11 24 (20.34%) VPLS
12 22 (18.64%) SAN
13 21 (17.80%) MPLS
14 18 (15.25%) Internet
15 16 (13.56%) Cisco Wireless
16 13 (11.02%) Cisco ISE
16 13 (11.02%) NetScaler
17 12 (10.17%) Cisco Firepower
18 11 (9.32%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.71%) RDBMS
1 15 (12.71%) Relational Database
2 12 (10.17%) Amazon RDS
3 10 (8.47%) SQL Server
4 6 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (4.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (4.24%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.85%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.85%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.85%) Big Data
6 1 (0.85%) OLAP
6 1 (0.85%) OLTP
6 1 (0.85%) RavenDB
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.39%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (17.80%) Retail
2 6 (5.08%) Multimedia
3 4 (3.39%) Finance
4 2 (1.69%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.85%) Back Office
5 1 (0.85%) Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Billing
5 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.85%) Law
5 1 (0.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (31.36%) Analyst
2 33 (27.97%) Network Engineer
3 24 (20.34%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 22 (18.64%) Support Analyst
5 18 (15.25%) Cisco Engineer
6 17 (14.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 17 (14.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 16 (13.56%) Project Engineer
7 16 (13.56%) Security Engineer
8 15 (12.71%) Network Security Engineer
9 14 (11.86%) Cisco Security Engineer
10 12 (10.17%) 3rd Line Support
10 12 (10.17%) Active Directory Analyst
10 12 (10.17%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
11 11 (9.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (9.32%) Infrastructure Support
11 11 (9.32%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
12 8 (6.78%) Administrator
12 8 (6.78%) IT Engineer
13 7 (5.93%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.39%) Middleware
1 4 (3.39%) WSH
2 3 (2.54%) Web Services
3 2 (1.69%) JSON
4 1 (0.85%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 53 (44.92%) Clustering
2 38 (32.20%) Data Centre
3 15 (12.71%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (12.71%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (12.71%) Linux Command Line
4 11 (9.32%) Fintech
5 7 (5.93%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (4.24%) CLARiiON
7 3 (2.54%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.69%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.69%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.69%) FlexPod
8 2 (1.69%) NHS
8 2 (1.69%) Replication
9 1 (0.85%) iPad
9 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.85%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 78 (66.10%) Windows
2 52 (44.07%) Windows Server 2012
3 46 (38.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 41 (34.75%) Windows Server
5 32 (27.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (18.64%) Linux
7 18 (15.25%) Unix
7 18 (15.25%) Windows 10
8 17 (14.41%) Windows 7
9 13 (11.02%) Windows 8
10 6 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.69%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.85%) CentOS
12 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.85%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (25.42%) Patch Management
2 28 (23.73%) ITIL
3 20 (16.95%) Problem-Solving
4 17 (14.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 17 (14.41%) Kalman Filter
5 15 (12.71%) Network Management
5 15 (12.71%) Performance Monitoring
5 15 (12.71%) Release Management
5 15 (12.71%) Service Management
6 11 (9.32%) Operations Management
6 11 (9.32%) Wealth Management
7 10 (8.47%) Network Monitoring
8 9 (7.63%) Project Management
8 9 (7.63%) Web Filtering
9 7 (5.93%) Migration
10 5 (4.24%) High Availability
10 5 (4.24%) Multichannel Retail
11 4 (3.39%) Hardware Maintenance
11 4 (3.39%) IT Strategy
11 4 (3.39%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 29 (24.58%) PowerShell
2 22 (18.64%) SQL
3 16 (13.56%) Java
4 15 (12.71%) Shell Script
5 6 (5.08%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.39%) Python
6 4 (3.39%) VBScript
7 3 (2.54%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 44 (37.29%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (33.05%) CCNA
3 33 (27.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (26.27%) MCSE
5 25 (21.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 17 (14.41%) CCNP
7 8 (6.78%) MCITP
8 7 (5.93%) MCSA
9 4 (3.39%) MCP
10 3 (2.54%) AWS Certification
10 3 (2.54%) RHCE
11 1 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.85%) Degree
11 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.08%) PCI DSS
1 6 (5.08%) SLA
2 5 (4.24%) PMO
3 1 (0.85%) COBIT
3 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 67 (56.78%) Active Directory
2 50 (42.37%) Hyper-V
3 24 (20.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (5.08%) vSphere
5 4 (3.39%) VMware Server
6 3 (2.54%) Docker
6 3 (2.54%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (1.69%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.85%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.85%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.85%) vCloud
8 1 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 30 (25.42%) Nagios
2 22 (18.64%) Cisco Prime
3 16 (13.56%) Ansible
3 16 (13.56%) Puppet
4 15 (12.71%) BMC PATROL
4 15 (12.71%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (11.86%) Backup Exec
6 11 (9.32%) Salt
7 10 (8.47%) Stealthwatch
8 9 (7.63%) Microsoft Clustering
9 8 (6.78%) Single Sign-On
10 7 (5.93%) SCCM
10 7 (5.93%) SCOM
11 5 (4.24%) Failover Clustering
12 4 (3.39%) vCenter Server
12 4 (3.39%) WSUS
13 1 (0.85%) Cisco CUCM
13 1 (0.85%) Netcool
13 1 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
13 1 (0.85%) Oozie
Vendors
1 75 (63.56%) Microsoft
2 74 (62.71%) Cisco
3 54 (45.76%) VMware
4 51 (43.22%) Citrix
5 32 (27.12%) F5
6 25 (21.19%) SolarWinds
7 20 (16.95%) HP
8 16 (13.56%) BMC
8 16 (13.56%) Meraki
9 14 (11.86%) EMC
10 13 (11.02%) CheckPoint
11 12 (10.17%) Dell
12 8 (6.78%) EqualLogic
13 7 (5.93%) Nimble Storage
14 6 (5.08%) NetApp
14 6 (5.08%) Red Hat
14 6 (5.08%) Zscaler
15 5 (4.24%) Sophos
15 5 (4.24%) Symantec
16 4 (3.39%) Avaya