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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 111 118 102
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 16 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.74% 0.61% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.77% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 2
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £47,500 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £47,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,625
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.15%
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
1680 1693 1195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 77.38% 79.00% 71.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1446 1508 1029
Average salary £49,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 2014.

Load Balancing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 19 (76.00%) Firewall
2 14 (56.00%) Cisco
3 12 (48.00%) Juniper
3 12 (48.00%) Network Security
4 11 (44.00%) OSPF
4 11 (44.00%) BGP
4 11 (44.00%) Clustering
4 11 (44.00%) UNIX
4 11 (44.00%) Linux
5 10 (40.00%) VPN
5 10 (40.00%) CheckPoint
5 10 (40.00%) Blue Coat
6 8 (32.00%) Junos
6 8 (32.00%) Check Point Certification
6 8 (32.00%) CCSA
6 8 (32.00%) Risk Assessment
6 8 (32.00%) Tcl
6 8 (32.00%) Solaris
6 8 (32.00%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (32.00%) CCNP
6 8 (32.00%) Perl
6 8 (32.00%) MS Visio
7 7 (28.00%) Finance
8 6 (24.00%) VMware
8 6 (24.00%) DNS
8 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (20.00%) Low Latency
9 5 (20.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
9 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce
9 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 3 (12.00%) IIS
1 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.00%) Lync
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (76.00%) Firewall
2 12 (48.00%) Network Security
3 11 (44.00%) OSPF
3 11 (44.00%) BGP
4 10 (40.00%) VPN
5 8 (32.00%) Junos
6 6 (24.00%) DNS
7 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 5 (20.00%) Internet
7 5 (20.00%) Extranet
7 5 (20.00%) MPLS
8 3 (12.00%) DSL
8 3 (12.00%) X.21
8 3 (12.00%) IPsec
8 3 (12.00%) ATM
8 3 (12.00%) ISDN
8 3 (12.00%) LAN
8 3 (12.00%) WAN
8 3 (12.00%) PPP
9 2 (8.00%) SSL
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.00%) Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) Network Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) NOC Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Linux Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Trainee
5 1 (4.00%) Trainee Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Network Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Network Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Management Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) iPhone
2 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) UNIX
1 11 (44.00%) Linux
2 8 (32.00%) Solaris
3 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (12.00%) Ubuntu
3 3 (12.00%) SUSE
3 3 (12.00%) Debian
3 3 (12.00%) Windows
3 3 (12.00%) FreeBSD
4 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) Android
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (20.00%) Low Latency
2 5 (20.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
2 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (12.00%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.00%) Change Management
4 2 (8.00%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (4.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) Tcl
1 8 (32.00%) Perl
2 3 (12.00%) Python
3 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Check Point Certification
1 8 (32.00%) CCSA
1 8 (32.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (32.00%) CCNP
2 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) MCITP
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (12.00%) RHCE
4 2 (8.00%) MCSE
4 2 (8.00%) MCP
4 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (4.00%) CCEE
5 1 (4.00%) CCAA
5 1 (4.00%) CCIA
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (4.00%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (4.00%) XenApp
4 1 (4.00%) XenServer
4 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.00%) vCloud
4 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Netcool
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) SCOM
2 1 (4.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (4.00%) SCOrch
2 1 (4.00%) SCSM
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Cisco
2 12 (48.00%) Juniper
3 10 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 10 (40.00%) Blue Coat
4 6 (24.00%) VMware
5 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (8.00%) F5
8 1 (4.00%) Veeam
8 1 (4.00%) HP
8 1 (4.00%) Citrix
8 1 (4.00%) IBM
Birmingham
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago