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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 117 116 94
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -22
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 13 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.63% 0.32% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.40% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 14
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,612
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +16.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,450 £37,500 £31,748
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,250 £44,827
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.50%
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
1711 1502 1228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.86% 79.89% 73.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1544 1329 1065
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 December 2014.

Load Balancing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 32 (84.21%) Firewall
2 31 (81.58%) Cisco
3 27 (71.05%) Clustering
4 25 (65.79%) Network Security
4 25 (65.79%) Juniper
5 23 (60.53%) OSPF
5 23 (60.53%) BGP
6 21 (55.26%) CheckPoint
7 20 (52.63%) Blue Coat
7 20 (52.63%) Linux
8 18 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (42.11%) CCNP
9 16 (42.11%) UNIX
9 16 (42.11%) Solaris
9 16 (42.11%) MS Visio
9 16 (42.11%) Risk Assessment
10 15 (39.47%) VPN
11 14 (36.84%) Tcl
11 14 (36.84%) Perl
12 13 (34.21%) Check Point Certification
12 13 (34.21%) CCSA
12 13 (34.21%) Junos
13 10 (26.32%) ITIL
13 10 (26.32%) E-Commerce
14 9 (23.68%) Low Latency
14 9 (23.68%) Ultra-Low Latency
14 9 (23.68%) Internet
14 9 (23.68%) Extranet
15 8 (21.05%) Incident Management
15 8 (21.05%) Finance

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (42.11%) MS Visio
2 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
3 4 (10.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (10.53%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (84.21%) Firewall
2 25 (65.79%) Network Security
3 23 (60.53%) OSPF
3 23 (60.53%) BGP
4 15 (39.47%) VPN
5 13 (34.21%) Junos
6 9 (23.68%) Internet
6 9 (23.68%) Extranet
7 6 (15.79%) SAN
8 4 (10.53%) MPLS
9 3 (7.89%) PPP
9 3 (7.89%) DSL
9 3 (7.89%) X.21
9 3 (7.89%) ATM
9 3 (7.89%) ISDN
9 3 (7.89%) IPsec
10 2 (5.26%) Wireless
10 2 (5.26%) LAN
10 2 (5.26%) DNS
10 2 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.26%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (55.26%) Firewall Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) Network Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Administrator
4 4 (10.53%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Exchange Administrator
4 4 (10.53%) NOC Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (2.63%) Security Consultant
5 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (2.63%) Analyst
5 1 (2.63%) Network Consultant
5 1 (2.63%) Consultant
5 1 (2.63%) DBA
5 1 (2.63%) Sales Consultant
5 1 (2.63%) Senior Manager
5 1 (2.63%) Database Analyst
5 1 (2.63%) Senior Network Manager
5 1 (2.63%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (2.63%) SQL DBA
5 1 (2.63%) Network Manager
Miscellaneous
1 27 (71.05%) Clustering
2 1 (2.63%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 20 (52.63%) Linux
2 16 (42.11%) UNIX
2 16 (42.11%) Solaris
3 7 (18.42%) Windows
4 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Risk Assessment
2 10 (26.32%) ITIL
2 10 (26.32%) E-Commerce
3 9 (23.68%) Low Latency
3 9 (23.68%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 8 (21.05%) Incident Management
5 5 (13.16%) Performance Management
5 5 (13.16%) ITIL V3
6 4 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (10.53%) Release Management
6 4 (10.53%) ERP
6 4 (10.53%) Change Management
6 4 (10.53%) Coaching
7 3 (7.89%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (2.63%) Migration
8 1 (2.63%) Network Design
8 1 (2.63%) BCP
8 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.63%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) Perl
1 14 (36.84%) Tcl
2 4 (10.53%) Java
3 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (42.11%) CCNP
3 13 (34.21%) Check Point Certification
3 13 (34.21%) CCSA
4 2 (5.26%) CCNA
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.63%) CCSE
5 1 (2.63%) JNCIP
5 1 (2.63%) MCITP
5 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (10.53%) Nagios
2 2 (5.26%) Netcool
Vendors
1 31 (81.58%) Cisco
2 25 (65.79%) Juniper
3 21 (55.26%) CheckPoint
4 20 (52.63%) Blue Coat
5 6 (15.79%) VMware
6 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
6 5 (13.16%) F5
7 4 (10.53%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.63%) Stonesoft
8 1 (2.63%) Sun
8 1 (2.63%) Citrix
8 1 (2.63%) Sourcefire
8 1 (2.63%) Fortinet