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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Load Balancing
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 116 123 118
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 4 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.22% 0.56% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.65% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 8
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -17.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £38,750 £45,950
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +8.69%

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
1636 1855 1486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 91.24% 86.60% 82.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1260 1499 1282
Median salary £45,000 £43,974 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.33% +3.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing Load Balancing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT jobs citing Load Balancing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 6 (85.71%) WAN
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) LAN
3 4 (57.14%) Juniper
3 4 (57.14%) CCNP
3 4 (57.14%) CCNA
3 4 (57.14%) Network Security
4 3 (42.86%) WLAN
4 3 (42.86%) VLAN
4 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 3 (42.86%) MPLS
4 3 (42.86%) SNMP
4 3 (42.86%) F5
4 3 (42.86%) Network Architecture
5 2 (28.57%) FortiGate
5 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (28.57%) VPN
5 2 (28.57%) SSL
5 2 (28.57%) VoIP
5 2 (28.57%) OSPF
5 2 (28.57%) BGP
5 2 (28.57%) Internet
5 2 (28.57%) CCDP
5 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (14.29%) Wireless
6 1 (14.29%) IPsec
6 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
6 1 (14.29%) Workflow

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
1 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) LAN
3 4 (57.14%) Network Security
4 3 (42.86%) MPLS
4 3 (42.86%) SNMP
4 3 (42.86%) VLAN
4 3 (42.86%) WLAN
5 2 (28.57%) BGP
5 2 (28.57%) Internet
5 2 (28.57%) OSPF
5 2 (28.57%) SSL
5 2 (28.57%) VoIP
5 2 (28.57%) VPN
5 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (14.29%) ATM
6 1 (14.29%) DHCP
6 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
6 1 (14.29%) IPsec
6 1 (14.29%) Wireless
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Operations Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (14.29%) EPoS
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Network Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Case Management
2 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
2 1 (14.29%) Line Management
2 1 (14.29%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Presales
2 1 (14.29%) Process Management
2 1 (14.29%) Release Management
2 1 (14.29%) SIEM
2 1 (14.29%) Software Optimisation
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
2 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) CCNA
2 4 (57.14%) CCNP
3 2 (28.57%) CCDP
4 1 (14.29%) CCDA
4 1 (14.29%) CCSE
4 1 (14.29%) CISSP
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) IISP
4 1 (14.29%) ISSAP
4 1 (14.29%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) FortiGate
2 1 (14.29%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Juniper
3 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 3 (42.86%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
4 1 (14.29%) Brocade
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) Forcepoint
4 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto
4 1 (14.29%) Splunk
4 1 (14.29%) Tufin