The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 110 113 113
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 17 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.83% 0.37% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.47% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 7
Average salary £56,500 £44,490 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.99% -6.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £76,250 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
Load Balancing
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1688 1498 1511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.79% 78.43% 79.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1377 1322 1324
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Load Balancing
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Load Balancing Salary Trend in Birmingham

Load Balancing
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Load Balancing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Load Balancing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Load Balancing.

1 27 (96.43%) Cisco
2 25 (89.29%) Firewall
3 19 (67.86%) OSPF
3 19 (67.86%) BGP
4 18 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (53.57%) F5
6 14 (50.00%) EIGRP
7 12 (42.86%) VPN
7 12 (42.86%) LAN
7 12 (42.86%) WAN
8 10 (35.71%) MPLS
8 10 (35.71%) CheckPoint
8 10 (35.71%) Wireless
8 10 (35.71%) CCNP
9 9 (32.14%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (28.57%) Wireshark
10 8 (28.57%) DNS
10 8 (28.57%) ITIL
10 8 (28.57%) Service Delivery
11 7 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (25.00%) VMware
11 7 (25.00%) VoIP
11 7 (25.00%) VLAN
11 7 (25.00%) Data Centre
12 6 (21.43%) Spanning Tree
12 6 (21.43%) HSRP
12 6 (21.43%) High Availability
12 6 (21.43%) Riverbed
12 6 (21.43%) Cisco IOS

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Load Balancing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Load Balancing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.57%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 25 (89.29%) Firewall
2 19 (67.86%) OSPF
2 19 (67.86%) BGP
3 14 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 12 (42.86%) LAN
4 12 (42.86%) WAN
4 12 (42.86%) VPN
5 10 (35.71%) MPLS
5 10 (35.71%) Wireless
6 9 (32.14%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (28.57%) Wireshark
7 8 (28.57%) DNS
8 7 (25.00%) VoIP
8 7 (25.00%) VLAN
8 7 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (21.43%) HSRP
9 6 (21.43%) Spanning Tree
9 6 (21.43%) PPP
General
1 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 11 (39.29%) Consultant
2 11 (39.29%) Network Consultant
3 6 (21.43%) Senior Consultant
3 6 (21.43%) Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Network Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Senior Cisco Consultant
3 6 (21.43%) Senior Network Consultant
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco Consultant
3 6 (21.43%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Network Security Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Security Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.71%) Clustering
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) UNIX
1 4 (14.29%) Solaris
2 3 (10.71%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) ITIL
1 8 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 6 (21.43%) High Availability
3 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
3 3 (10.71%) Migration
3 3 (10.71%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (10.71%) Network Design
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL V3
4 2 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.57%) Release Management
5 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.57%) Network Management
5 1 (3.57%) B2B
5 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.57%) Project Management
5 1 (3.57%) Low Latency
5 1 (3.57%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) Perl
1 1 (3.57%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 18 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (35.71%) CCNP
3 6 (21.43%) CCIE
4 3 (10.71%) CCNA
5 2 (7.14%) CCSE
5 2 (7.14%) JNCIP
6 1 (3.57%) Degree
6 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.57%) HP ASE
6 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.57%) MCSD
6 1 (3.57%) MCSE
6 1 (3.57%) CCA
6 1 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (3.57%) CCEA
6 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.57%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (3.57%) CCSA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 27 (96.43%) Cisco
2 15 (53.57%) F5
3 10 (35.71%) CheckPoint
4 7 (25.00%) VMware
5 6 (21.43%) Juniper
5 6 (21.43%) Riverbed
6 3 (10.71%) Fortinet
7 2 (7.14%) Sourcefire
7 2 (7.14%) Citrix
7 2 (7.14%) Sun
8 1 (3.57%) HP
8 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.57%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.57%) Huawei
8 1 (3.57%) Brocade