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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 97 96 140
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +44
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 20 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.11% 1.09% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 1.34% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 17 15 7
Average salary £65,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £50,000 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.05% +18.75%
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
1515 1268 1771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.07% 81.07% 84.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1287 959 1481
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Load Balancing Salary Histogram 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 30 January 2015. 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
Wilmslow - 6 £40,000 -
Knutsford -6 5 £67,500 +35.00%
Chester +12 3 £40,000 -
Warrington - 1 £65,000 -
Load Balancing
North West

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 22 (50.00%) DNS
2 21 (47.73%) SMTP
2 21 (47.73%) Perl
2 21 (47.73%) ITIL
2 21 (47.73%) Windows
2 21 (47.73%) Clustering
3 20 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (45.45%) Symantec
3 20 (45.45%) Norton AntiVirus
3 20 (45.45%) VB.NET
3 20 (45.45%) .NET
3 20 (45.45%) MS Exchange
3 20 (45.45%) TCP/IP
3 20 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 20 (45.45%) SAN
3 20 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 20 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (45.45%) NAS
3 20 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (43.18%) PowerShell
4 19 (43.18%) IIS
4 19 (43.18%) Migration
5 18 (40.91%) Finance
5 18 (40.91%) IronPort
6 17 (38.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 16 (36.36%) Linux
8 15 (34.09%) UNIX
8 15 (34.09%) PHP
8 15 (34.09%) SQL
8 15 (34.09%) Web Services

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 20 (45.45%) MS Exchange
1 20 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2007
1 20 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2013
2 19 (43.18%) IIS
3 7 (15.91%) WordPress
4 1 (2.27%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (34.09%) Amazon S3
1 15 (34.09%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.36%) SaaS
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.27%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 22 (50.00%) DNS
2 21 (47.73%) SMTP
3 20 (45.45%) TCP/IP
3 20 (45.45%) SAN
3 20 (45.45%) NAS
4 7 (15.91%) Firewall
4 7 (15.91%) LAN
4 7 (15.91%) WAN
5 6 (13.64%) Internet
6 1 (2.27%) Wireshark
6 1 (2.27%) Network Security
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.27%) FWSM
6 1 (2.27%) SSL
6 1 (2.27%) DHCP
6 1 (2.27%) VPN
6 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (4.55%) MySQL
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.27%) Big Data
General
1 18 (40.91%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Developer
1 14 (31.82%) Web Developer
2 8 (18.18%) Senior Developer
2 8 (18.18%) Senior Web Developer
3 7 (15.91%) Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (15.91%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (15.91%) Architect
3 7 (15.91%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 6 (13.64%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (11.36%) Technical Architect
5 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Team Leader
7 3 (6.82%) Exchange Specialist
7 3 (6.82%) Messaging Specialist
8 2 (4.55%) Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) Network Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Email Specialist
8 2 (4.55%) Messaging Engineer
9 1 (2.27%) Lead Architect
9 1 (2.27%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (45.45%) .NET
2 15 (34.09%) Web Services
3 14 (31.82%) HTML5
3 14 (31.82%) jQuery
3 14 (31.82%) Ajax
3 14 (31.82%) HTML
3 14 (31.82%) CSS
4 7 (15.91%) Phalcon
5 1 (2.27%) JSON
5 1 (2.27%) J2EE
5 1 (2.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (47.73%) Clustering
2 5 (11.36%) CMDB
3 3 (6.82%) Telematics
4 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.27%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.27%) Tandem
5 1 (2.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (47.73%) Windows
2 20 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 20 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (36.36%) Linux
4 15 (34.09%) UNIX
5 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.27%) Android
6 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (47.73%) ITIL
2 19 (43.18%) Migration
3 14 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (31.82%) E-Commerce
4 6 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (11.36%) Coaching
5 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure Management
5 5 (11.36%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (4.55%) Change Management
6 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.55%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.55%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.27%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.27%) Network Design
7 1 (2.27%) Android Development
7 1 (2.27%) iOS Development
7 1 (2.27%) Server Monitoring
7 1 (2.27%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.27%) Change Control
7 1 (2.27%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (47.73%) Perl
2 20 (45.45%) VB.NET
3 19 (43.18%) PowerShell
4 15 (34.09%) PHP
4 15 (34.09%) SQL
5 14 (31.82%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) JNCIP
2 1 (2.27%) CCSE
2 1 (2.27%) CCNP
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (45.45%) Norton AntiVirus
2 17 (38.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 20 (45.45%) Symantec
2 18 (40.91%) IronPort
3 2 (4.55%) McAfee
4 1 (2.27%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.27%) Sourcefire
4 1 (2.27%) F5
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco
4 1 (2.27%) IBM
4 1 (2.27%) NetApp
4 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.27%) Juniper
4 1 (2.27%) VMware