The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 114 119 120
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 12 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.65% 0.32% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.40% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 6
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +155.81%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -4.65%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1442 1486 1391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 78.24% 79.55% 78.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1079 1123 1188
Average salary £37,950 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.20% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Load Balancing
North West

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 4 £50,000 -
Runcorn - 1 £75,000 -
Load Balancing
North West

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 27 (93.10%) LAN
2 26 (89.66%) WAN
2 26 (89.66%) SOAP
2 26 (89.66%) HTTP
2 26 (89.66%) Cisco
2 26 (89.66%) Internet
2 26 (89.66%) Finance
2 26 (89.66%) Firewall
2 26 (89.66%) Network Design
2 26 (89.66%) WebSphere
3 25 (86.21%) HP NNM
3 25 (86.21%) OSPF
3 25 (86.21%) BGP
3 25 (86.21%) EIGRP
3 25 (86.21%) IGRP
3 25 (86.21%) TACACS
3 25 (86.21%) TCP/IP
3 25 (86.21%) DNS
3 25 (86.21%) SSL
3 25 (86.21%) HP
3 25 (86.21%) CiscoWorks
3 25 (86.21%) Juniper
3 25 (86.21%) SMTP
3 25 (86.21%) LDAP
3 25 (86.21%) Network Management
3 25 (86.21%) F5
3 25 (86.21%) Capacity Management
4 11 (37.93%) VLAN
4 11 (37.93%) FIX Protocol
4 11 (37.93%) DHCP

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 26 (89.66%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (3.45%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 27 (93.10%) LAN
2 26 (89.66%) WAN
2 26 (89.66%) HTTP
2 26 (89.66%) Internet
2 26 (89.66%) Firewall
3 25 (86.21%) OSPF
3 25 (86.21%) BGP
3 25 (86.21%) EIGRP
3 25 (86.21%) IGRP
3 25 (86.21%) TACACS
3 25 (86.21%) TCP/IP
3 25 (86.21%) DNS
3 25 (86.21%) SSL
3 25 (86.21%) SMTP
3 25 (86.21%) LDAP
4 11 (37.93%) VLAN
4 11 (37.93%) DHCP
5 2 (6.90%) Network Security
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
General
1 26 (89.66%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (86.21%) Network Engineer
2 22 (75.86%) Firewall Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Security Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Architect
5 1 (3.45%) SOA Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (89.66%) SOAP
2 11 (37.93%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (6.90%) Middleware
3 2 (6.90%) Web Services
4 1 (3.45%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (3.45%) WSDL
4 1 (3.45%) XSD
4 1 (3.45%) XSLT
4 1 (3.45%) UDDI
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (3.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) UNIX
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (89.66%) Network Design
2 25 (86.21%) Network Management
2 25 (86.21%) Capacity Management
3 2 (6.90%) SOA
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL
4 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.45%) Business Development
4 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.45%) Identity Management
4 1 (3.45%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.45%) High Availability
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
Systems Management
1 25 (86.21%) HP NNM
1 25 (86.21%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (3.45%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 26 (89.66%) Cisco
2 25 (86.21%) HP
2 25 (86.21%) Juniper
2 25 (86.21%) F5
3 1 (3.45%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) Cognizant
3 1 (3.45%) JBoss
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Brocade