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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 109 112 98
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 25 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.08% 0.70% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 0.86% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 20 14 4
Average salary £51,250 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.89% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,731 £32,500 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £47,500 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.77% +5.88%
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
1859 1739 1192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.09% 80.92% 69.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1611 1566 997
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,998
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 September 2014.

Load Balancing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 27 (84.38%) Firewall
2 24 (75.00%) Cisco
3 21 (65.63%) Juniper
3 21 (65.63%) Network Security
4 20 (62.50%) OSPF
4 20 (62.50%) BGP
4 20 (62.50%) Clustering
5 18 (56.25%) Blue Coat
5 18 (56.25%) CheckPoint
5 18 (56.25%) UNIX
5 18 (56.25%) Linux
6 15 (46.88%) MS Visio
6 15 (46.88%) Solaris
6 15 (46.88%) CCNP
6 15 (46.88%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (46.88%) Risk Assessment
7 14 (43.75%) Tcl
7 14 (43.75%) Perl
8 13 (40.63%) Check Point Certification
8 13 (40.63%) CCSA
8 13 (40.63%) Junos
9 12 (37.50%) VPN
10 10 (31.25%) Finance
11 9 (28.13%) E-Commerce
11 9 (28.13%) Internet
11 9 (28.13%) Extranet
11 9 (28.13%) Low Latency
11 9 (28.13%) Ultra-Low Latency
12 5 (15.63%) VMware
12 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (9.38%) IIS
1 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (46.88%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 27 (84.38%) Firewall
2 21 (65.63%) Network Security
3 20 (62.50%) OSPF
3 20 (62.50%) BGP
4 13 (40.63%) Junos
5 12 (37.50%) VPN
6 9 (28.13%) Internet
6 9 (28.13%) Extranet
7 4 (12.50%) DNS
8 3 (9.38%) MPLS
8 3 (9.38%) ATM
8 3 (9.38%) ISDN
8 3 (9.38%) LAN
8 3 (9.38%) WAN
8 3 (9.38%) PPP
8 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
8 3 (9.38%) IPsec
8 3 (9.38%) DSL
8 3 (9.38%) X.21
9 1 (3.13%) SAN
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Firewall Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Network Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (9.38%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Architect
3 3 (9.38%) Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) NOC Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Linux Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) Senior Network Manager
4 1 (3.13%) Firewall Specialist
4 1 (3.13%) Trainee
4 1 (3.13%) Trainee Consultant
4 1 (3.13%) Deployment Specialist
4 1 (3.13%) Network Manager
4 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (3.13%) Network Architect
4 1 (3.13%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (3.13%) Senior Manager
4 1 (3.13%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 20 (62.50%) Clustering
2 2 (6.25%) User Experience
3 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 18 (56.25%) Linux
1 18 (56.25%) UNIX
2 15 (46.88%) Solaris
3 3 (9.38%) FreeBSD
3 3 (9.38%) SUSE
3 3 (9.38%) Debian
3 3 (9.38%) Ubuntu
3 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Risk Assessment
2 9 (28.13%) E-Commerce
2 9 (28.13%) Low Latency
2 9 (28.13%) Ultra-Low Latency
3 4 (12.50%) ITIL
4 3 (9.38%) Change Management
4 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
4 3 (9.38%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (9.38%) Coaching
5 2 (6.25%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (3.13%) People Management
6 1 (3.13%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.13%) High Availability
6 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) Perl
1 14 (43.75%) Tcl
2 3 (9.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (46.88%) CCNP
1 15 (46.88%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (40.63%) Check Point Certification
2 13 (40.63%) CCSA
3 3 (9.38%) RHCE
4 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Netcool
Vendors
1 24 (75.00%) Cisco
2 21 (65.63%) Juniper
3 18 (56.25%) CheckPoint
3 18 (56.25%) Blue Coat
4 5 (15.63%) VMware
5 3 (9.38%) F5
5 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
5 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
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Posted: 3 days ago
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