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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 112 116 97
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -19
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 27 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.13% 0.39% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 0.47% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 22 8 7
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,348 £31,900 £31,748
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £47,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.42%
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
1947 1697 1191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.60% 82.18% 70.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1730 1547 988
Average salary £49,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 23 October 2014.

Load Balancing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 30 (90.91%) Firewall
2 28 (84.85%) Cisco
3 24 (72.73%) Juniper
4 23 (69.70%) Clustering
4 23 (69.70%) Network Security
5 22 (66.67%) OSPF
5 22 (66.67%) BGP
6 20 (60.61%) Blue Coat
6 20 (60.61%) CheckPoint
7 16 (48.48%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (45.45%) CCNP
8 15 (45.45%) UNIX
8 15 (45.45%) Solaris
8 15 (45.45%) Linux
8 15 (45.45%) MS Visio
8 15 (45.45%) Risk Assessment
9 14 (42.42%) Tcl
9 14 (42.42%) Perl
10 13 (39.39%) VPN
10 13 (39.39%) Check Point Certification
10 13 (39.39%) CCSA
10 13 (39.39%) Junos
11 9 (27.27%) Low Latency
11 9 (27.27%) Ultra-Low Latency
11 9 (27.27%) Finance
11 9 (27.27%) Internet
11 9 (27.27%) Extranet
11 9 (27.27%) E-Commerce
12 5 (15.15%) ITIL
13 4 (12.12%) Change Management

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

Applications
1 15 (45.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 30 (90.91%) Firewall
2 23 (69.70%) Network Security
3 22 (66.67%) OSPF
3 22 (66.67%) BGP
4 13 (39.39%) VPN
4 13 (39.39%) Junos
5 9 (27.27%) Internet
5 9 (27.27%) Extranet
6 3 (9.09%) IPsec
6 3 (9.09%) DSL
6 3 (9.09%) X.21
6 3 (9.09%) WAN
6 3 (9.09%) ATM
6 3 (9.09%) ISDN
6 3 (9.09%) LAN
6 3 (9.09%) MPLS
6 3 (9.09%) PPP
7 2 (6.06%) SAN
8 1 (3.03%) NAS
8 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (60.61%) Firewall Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Network Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Deployment Specialist
6 1 (3.03%) Firewall Specialist
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Firewall Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Database Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) DBA
6 1 (3.03%) Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Network Manager
6 1 (3.03%) SQL DBA
6 1 (3.03%) Network Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 23 (69.70%) Clustering
2 1 (3.03%) User Experience
2 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 15 (45.45%) UNIX
1 15 (45.45%) Solaris
1 15 (45.45%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Risk Assessment
2 9 (27.27%) Low Latency
2 9 (27.27%) Ultra-Low Latency
2 9 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 5 (15.15%) ITIL
4 4 (12.12%) Change Management
4 4 (12.12%) Coaching
4 4 (12.12%) Incident Management
5 3 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.03%) People Management
6 1 (3.03%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.03%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.03%) High Availability
6 1 (3.03%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.03%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) Tcl
1 14 (42.42%) Perl
2 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (48.48%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (45.45%) CCNP
3 13 (39.39%) Check Point Certification
3 13 (39.39%) CCSA
4 2 (6.06%) CCNA
4 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) MCITP
5 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) MCSE
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.03%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Netcool
Vendors
1 28 (84.85%) Cisco
2 24 (72.73%) Juniper
3 20 (60.61%) Blue Coat
3 20 (60.61%) CheckPoint
4 4 (12.12%) F5
5 3 (9.09%) VMware
6 1 (3.03%) Stonesoft
6 1 (3.03%) Citrix
6 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
Birmingham
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £25000 - £37500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago