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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 108 96 98
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 10 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.56% 0.70% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.90% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 11
Average salary £44,250 £40,000 £44,827
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.62% -10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,900 £37,500 £31,748
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.05% +18.75%
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
1434 1223 1202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 79.84% 78.35% 71.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1285 1055 1019
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,840 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 29 January 2015.

Load Balancing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (79.41%) Firewall
2 26 (76.47%) Cisco
3 24 (70.59%) Clustering
4 22 (64.71%) Juniper
5 21 (61.76%) Network Security
6 20 (58.82%) CheckPoint
7 19 (55.88%) BGP
7 19 (55.88%) OSPF
8 18 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (52.94%) Linux
9 17 (50.00%) Blue Coat
10 16 (47.06%) CCNP
11 15 (44.12%) Solaris
11 15 (44.12%) UNIX
12 14 (41.18%) MS Visio
12 14 (41.18%) Risk Assessment
13 13 (38.24%) VPN
14 12 (35.29%) Perl
14 12 (35.29%) Tcl
15 11 (32.35%) Check Point Certification
15 11 (32.35%) CCSA
15 11 (32.35%) Junos
16 10 (29.41%) E-Commerce
17 9 (26.47%) ITIL
18 8 (23.53%) Windows
18 8 (23.53%) Internet
18 8 (23.53%) Extranet
18 8 (23.53%) Low Latency
18 8 (23.53%) Ultra-Low Latency
19 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 14 (41.18%) MS Visio
2 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
3 4 (11.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (11.76%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (79.41%) Firewall
2 21 (61.76%) Network Security
3 19 (55.88%) BGP
3 19 (55.88%) OSPF
4 13 (38.24%) VPN
5 11 (32.35%) Junos
6 8 (23.53%) Internet
6 8 (23.53%) Extranet
7 6 (17.65%) SAN
8 3 (8.82%) WAN
8 3 (8.82%) LAN
8 3 (8.82%) DNS
8 3 (8.82%) Wireless
9 2 (5.88%) Wireshark
9 2 (5.88%) FWSM
9 2 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (5.88%) MPLS
9 2 (5.88%) SSL
9 2 (5.88%) DHCP
10 1 (2.94%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (52.94%) Firewall Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Network Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Administrator
4 4 (11.76%) Exchange Administrator
4 4 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (8.82%) Network Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Security Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Network Security Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) NOC Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Sales Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Database Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) DBA
7 1 (2.94%) Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Design Authority
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Firewall Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Wintel Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Deployment Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 24 (70.59%) Clustering
2 1 (2.94%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 18 (52.94%) Linux
2 15 (44.12%) Solaris
2 15 (44.12%) UNIX
3 8 (23.53%) Windows
4 1 (2.94%) AIX
4 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Risk Assessment
2 10 (29.41%) E-Commerce
3 9 (26.47%) ITIL
4 8 (23.53%) Low Latency
4 8 (23.53%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 6 (17.65%) Incident Management
5 6 (17.65%) ITIL V3
6 5 (14.71%) Performance Management
7 4 (11.76%) Release Management
7 4 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (11.76%) ERP
8 3 (8.82%) Migration
9 2 (5.88%) Network Design
9 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
9 2 (5.88%) Change Management
9 2 (5.88%) Coaching
10 1 (2.94%) People Management
10 1 (2.94%) BCP
10 1 (2.94%) Network Monitoring
10 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) Perl
1 12 (35.29%) Tcl
2 4 (11.76%) Java
3 1 (2.94%) SQL
3 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (47.06%) CCNP
3 11 (32.35%) Check Point Certification
3 11 (32.35%) CCSA
4 2 (5.88%) JNCIP
4 2 (5.88%) CCSE
4 2 (5.88%) CCNA
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.88%) MCSE
5 1 (2.94%) MCSD
5 1 (2.94%) CCA
5 1 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.94%) CCEA
5 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) MCITP
5 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (11.76%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (76.47%) Cisco
2 22 (64.71%) Juniper
3 20 (58.82%) CheckPoint
4 17 (50.00%) Blue Coat
5 7 (20.59%) VMware
6 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
7 5 (14.71%) F5
8 4 (11.76%) SolarWinds
9 2 (5.88%) Sourcefire
9 2 (5.88%) Fortinet
9 2 (5.88%) Citrix
10 1 (2.94%) Sun
10 1 (2.94%) Stonesoft
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago