The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 83 97 101
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +4
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 21 21 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.58% 1.15% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 1.32% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 19 17 16
Average salary £47,500 £65,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.92% +30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Load Balancing
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1104 1591 1302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.01% 87.47% 82.98%
Number of salaries quoted 967 1312 983
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Load Balancing
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the Cheshire region.

Load Balancing Salary Trend in Cheshire

Load Balancing
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +24 16 £47,500 -26.92%
Runcorn - 3 £37,500 -
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Load Balancing
North West

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 37 (52.11%) DNS
2 35 (49.30%) Cisco
3 34 (47.89%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (47.89%) DHCP
3 34 (47.89%) TCP/IP
3 34 (47.89%) Network Security
4 33 (46.48%) VLAN
4 33 (46.48%) SSL
4 33 (46.48%) CCIE
4 33 (46.48%) CCNP
4 33 (46.48%) OSPF
4 33 (46.48%) BGP
5 32 (45.07%) Citrix
5 32 (45.07%) HTTP
5 32 (45.07%) LAN
5 32 (45.07%) E-Commerce
5 32 (45.07%) iSCSI
5 32 (45.07%) FCoE
5 32 (45.07%) Fibre Channel
5 32 (45.07%) Cisco Nexus
5 32 (45.07%) Hybrid Cloud
6 29 (40.85%) Web Services
7 27 (38.03%) Disaster Recovery
8 26 (36.62%) SQL Server
9 24 (33.80%) High Availability
10 23 (32.39%) Team Foundation Server
10 23 (32.39%) XML
10 23 (32.39%) EDI
10 23 (32.39%) BizTalk Server
10 23 (32.39%) Finance

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 23 (32.39%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (8.45%) MS Exchange
3 5 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.41%) Confluence
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.41%) Flash Media Server
4 1 (1.41%) IIS
4 1 (1.41%) nginx
4 1 (1.41%) Node.js
4 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.41%) Sonic ESB
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.86%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.04%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (7.04%) Amazon S3
2 5 (7.04%) Office 365
2 5 (7.04%) Route 53
3 3 (4.23%) Amazon Glacier
3 3 (4.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (2.82%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.41%) DigitalOcean
5 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.41%) SaaS
5 1 (1.41%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (52.11%) DNS
2 34 (47.89%) DHCP
2 34 (47.89%) Network Security
2 34 (47.89%) TCP/IP
3 33 (46.48%) BGP
3 33 (46.48%) OSPF
3 33 (46.48%) SSL
3 33 (46.48%) VLAN
4 32 (45.07%) Cisco Nexus
4 32 (45.07%) FCoE
4 32 (45.07%) Fibre Channel
4 32 (45.07%) HTTP
4 32 (45.07%) iSCSI
4 32 (45.07%) LAN
5 3 (4.23%) Firewall
6 2 (2.82%) SMTP
7 1 (1.41%) Broadband
7 1 (1.41%) VoIP
7 1 (1.41%) VPN
7 1 (1.41%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (36.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.63%) Big Data
3 3 (4.23%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (4.23%) MySQL
4 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.41%) Redis
Development Applications
1 23 (32.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.82%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.82%) Maven
2 2 (2.82%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.41%) Hudson
3 1 (1.41%) JIRA
3 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (32.39%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Publishing
3 1 (1.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (46.48%) Network Engineer
1 33 (46.48%) Senior Network Engineer
2 32 (45.07%) Network Security Engineer
2 32 (45.07%) Security Engineer
2 32 (45.07%) Senior Network Security Engineer
2 32 (45.07%) Senior Security Engineer
3 23 (32.39%) Administrator
3 23 (32.39%) Analyst
3 23 (32.39%) BizTalk Administrator
4 8 (11.27%) Cisco Engineer
4 8 (11.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (11.27%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 8 (11.27%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 8 (11.27%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Consultant
5 4 (5.63%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (4.23%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (2.82%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (2.82%) Senior Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (40.85%) Web Services
2 23 (32.39%) EDI
2 23 (32.39%) XML
3 4 (5.63%) JSON
4 3 (4.23%) J2EE
5 2 (2.82%) .NET
6 1 (1.41%) Ajax
6 1 (1.41%) CSS
6 1 (1.41%) Flash
6 1 (1.41%) HTML
6 1 (1.41%) HTML5
6 1 (1.41%) jQuery
6 1 (1.41%) Memcached
6 1 (1.41%) Middleware
6 1 (1.41%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.41%) RESTful
6 1 (1.41%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 32 (45.07%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (7.04%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.63%) Telematics
4 3 (4.23%) Clustering
4 3 (4.23%) Driving Licence
4 3 (4.23%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.23%) Replication
5 2 (2.82%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.41%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.41%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.41%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.41%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.86%) Linux
2 5 (7.04%) Windows
3 4 (5.63%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.23%) Android
5 2 (2.82%) CentOS
5 2 (2.82%) Unix
5 2 (2.82%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.41%) Solaris
6 1 (1.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (45.07%) E-Commerce
2 27 (38.03%) Disaster Recovery
3 24 (33.80%) High Availability
4 8 (11.27%) DevOps
5 5 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (5.63%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.63%) Presales
6 4 (5.63%) Server Monitoring
7 3 (4.23%) Android Development
7 3 (4.23%) iOS Development
7 3 (4.23%) Open Source
7 3 (4.23%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (2.82%) Auto-Scaling
8 2 (2.82%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.82%) Project Management
8 2 (2.82%) Security Management
9 1 (1.41%) Case Management
9 1 (1.41%) Change Control
9 1 (1.41%) Mobile Device Management
9 1 (1.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.27%) SQL
2 3 (4.23%) Java
3 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.41%) Perl
3 1 (1.41%) PHP
3 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (47.89%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (46.48%) CCIE
2 33 (46.48%) CCNP
3 1 (1.41%) Degree
3 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.41%) MCSE
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.82%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.04%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.63%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.41%) Docker
3 1 (1.41%) Postfix
3 1 (1.41%) Sendmail
3 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) SCCM
2 2 (2.82%) Puppet
3 1 (1.41%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 35 (49.30%) Cisco
2 32 (45.07%) Citrix
3 6 (8.45%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.63%) Dell
5 3 (4.23%) VMware
6 2 (2.82%) Dell Compellent
6 2 (2.82%) F5
6 2 (2.82%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.82%) RightScale
7 1 (1.41%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.41%) Juniper
7 1 (1.41%) McAfee
7 1 (1.41%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle
7 1 (1.41%) Pega
7 1 (1.41%) Symantec
7 1 (1.41%) Trustwave
7 1 (1.41%) Tumbleweed