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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 84 116 115
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -1
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 12 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.00% 0.35% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.38% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 11
Average salary £47,500 £34,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.70% -32.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
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
1003 1562 1501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.65% 91.13% 84.28%
Number of salaries quoted 845 1175 1101
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 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 +26 11 £47,500 -26.92%
Load Balancing
North West

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 26 (74.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 24 (68.57%) SQL Server
3 21 (60.00%) Web Services
3 21 (60.00%) XML
3 21 (60.00%) EDI
3 21 (60.00%) Finance
3 21 (60.00%) BizTalk Server
3 21 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (60.00%) High Availability
4 7 (20.00%) Cisco
4 7 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (17.14%) CCNP
5 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
5 6 (17.14%) DNS
5 6 (17.14%) SSL
5 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
5 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (17.14%) Office 365
6 5 (14.29%) Hyper-V
6 5 (14.29%) SCCM
6 5 (14.29%) LAN
6 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 5 (14.29%) CCIE
6 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 5 (14.29%) Dell
6 5 (14.29%) Citrix
6 5 (14.29%) VLAN
6 5 (14.29%) OSPF
6 5 (14.29%) BGP

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 21 (60.00%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.86%) Confluence
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.86%) Flash Media Server
3 1 (2.86%) IIS
3 1 (2.86%) nginx
3 1 (2.86%) Node.js
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Office 365
2 1 (2.86%) DigitalOcean
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) DNS
1 6 (17.14%) SSL
2 5 (14.29%) BGP
2 5 (14.29%) LAN
2 5 (14.29%) OSPF
2 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 5 (14.29%) VLAN
3 4 (11.43%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (11.43%) DHCP
3 4 (11.43%) FCoE
3 4 (11.43%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (11.43%) HTTP
3 4 (11.43%) iSCSI
3 4 (11.43%) Network Security
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (2.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (2.86%) HSRP
4 1 (2.86%) SMTP
4 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (68.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.86%) Redis
Development Applications
1 21 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) JIRA
2 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Publishing
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (60.00%) Administrator
1 21 (60.00%) Analyst
1 21 (60.00%) BizTalk Administrator
2 5 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Consultant
3 4 (11.43%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Security Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Senior Security Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (2.86%) DevOps Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Mobile Specialist
5 1 (2.86%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (60.00%) EDI
1 21 (60.00%) Web Services
1 21 (60.00%) XML
2 2 (5.71%) .NET
3 1 (2.86%) Flash
3 1 (2.86%) Memcached
3 1 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.86%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Clustering
1 4 (11.43%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (8.57%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.86%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (74.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 21 (60.00%) High Availability
3 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
3 4 (11.43%) Presales
4 2 (5.71%) DevOps
4 2 (5.71%) ITIL
5 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.86%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.86%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (2.86%) Open Source
5 1 (2.86%) Project Management
5 1 (2.86%) Scrum
5 1 (2.86%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (2.86%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) Perl
2 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (17.14%) CCNP
3 5 (14.29%) CCIE
4 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.86%) CCNA
5 1 (2.86%) MCSE
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.86%) Docker
3 1 (2.86%) Postfix
3 1 (2.86%) Sendmail
3 1 (2.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Cisco
2 5 (14.29%) Citrix
2 5 (14.29%) Dell
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.57%) Dell Compellent
3 3 (8.57%) F5
3 3 (8.57%) VMware
4 2 (5.71%) Juniper
5 1 (2.86%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.86%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.86%) MobileIron
5 1 (2.86%) Symantec
5 1 (2.86%) Trustwave