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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 108 115 123
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 24 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.18% 0.50% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 0.63% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 24 8 10
Average salary £70,000 £36,479 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+91.89% -23.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £29,000 £47,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £51,650 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
1657 1583 1630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.71% 79.51% 79.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1365 1380 1441
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015.

Load Balancing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 34 (94.44%) Cisco
2 26 (72.22%) Firewall
3 25 (69.44%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (61.11%) F5
5 21 (58.33%) OSPF
5 21 (58.33%) BGP
6 18 (50.00%) LAN
6 18 (50.00%) WAN
7 16 (44.44%) CheckPoint
8 15 (41.67%) EIGRP
8 15 (41.67%) Wireless
9 12 (33.33%) VPN
10 11 (30.56%) MPLS
11 10 (27.78%) CCNP
12 8 (22.22%) CCIE
12 8 (22.22%) ITIL
12 8 (22.22%) VMware
12 8 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (22.22%) Network Design
13 7 (19.44%) Huawei
13 7 (19.44%) Wireshark
13 7 (19.44%) Wireless Security
13 7 (19.44%) Riverbed
13 7 (19.44%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (19.44%) HP ASE
13 7 (19.44%) Data Centre
13 7 (19.44%) Service Delivery
13 7 (19.44%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (19.44%) VoIP
13 7 (19.44%) DNS

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 26 (72.22%) Firewall
2 21 (58.33%) OSPF
2 21 (58.33%) BGP
3 18 (50.00%) LAN
3 18 (50.00%) WAN
4 15 (41.67%) EIGRP
4 15 (41.67%) Wireless
5 12 (33.33%) VPN
6 11 (30.56%) MPLS
7 8 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (19.44%) Wireshark
8 7 (19.44%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (19.44%) Wireless Security
8 7 (19.44%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (19.44%) DNS
8 7 (19.44%) VoIP
9 6 (16.67%) PPP
9 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
9 6 (16.67%) VLAN
9 6 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
2 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 11 (30.56%) Network Consultant
2 11 (30.56%) Consultant
3 8 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) Cisco Consultant
3 8 (22.22%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 7 (19.44%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) Network Design Architect
4 7 (19.44%) Cisco Architect
4 7 (19.44%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) Senior Cisco Consultant
4 7 (19.44%) Senior Network Consultant
4 7 (19.44%) Network Architect
4 7 (19.44%) Senior Consultant
4 7 (19.44%) Architect
4 7 (19.44%) Analyst
5 6 (16.67%) Network Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.89%) Clustering
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Linux
2 3 (8.33%) UNIX
2 3 (8.33%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) ITIL
1 8 (22.22%) Network Design
2 7 (19.44%) Service Delivery
3 6 (16.67%) High Availability
4 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 3 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.78%) B2B
6 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.78%) Project Management
6 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.78%) Validation
6 1 (2.78%) Migration
6 1 (2.78%) Automation Testing
6 1 (2.78%) Low Latency
6 1 (2.78%) Ultra-Low Latency
6 1 (2.78%) Release Management
6 1 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.78%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) Perl
1 1 (2.78%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 25 (69.44%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (27.78%) CCNP
3 8 (22.22%) CCIE
4 7 (19.44%) HP ASE
5 4 (11.11%) CCNA
6 1 (2.78%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (2.78%) CCSA
6 1 (2.78%) CCSE
6 1 (2.78%) JNCIP
6 1 (2.78%) Degree
6 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 34 (94.44%) Cisco
2 22 (61.11%) F5
3 16 (44.44%) CheckPoint
4 8 (22.22%) VMware
5 7 (19.44%) HP
5 7 (19.44%) Riverbed
5 7 (19.44%) Huawei
6 5 (13.89%) Juniper
7 3 (8.33%) Citrix
8 2 (5.56%) Sun
8 2 (5.56%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.78%) Brocade
9 1 (2.78%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.78%) Sourcefire