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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 110 110 138
Rank change year-on-year
0 +28
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 16 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.82% 0.31% 0.048%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.38% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 16 2 1
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +46.66%
UK excluding London average salary £48,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.22% +5.88%
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
1649 1318 1610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.22% 83.00% 77.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1360 1050 1345
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
(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
Knutsford - 5 £52,500 -
Wilmslow - 3 £49,000 -
Crewe -2 1 £35,000 -
Load Balancing
North West

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 17 (80.95%) Finance
2 15 (71.43%) DNS
3 13 (61.90%) Perl
3 13 (61.90%) SMTP
3 13 (61.90%) Clustering
4 12 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (57.14%) TCP/IP
4 12 (57.14%) MS Exchange
4 12 (57.14%) Windows
4 12 (57.14%) VB.NET
4 12 (57.14%) .NET
4 12 (57.14%) ITIL
4 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 12 (57.14%) SAN
4 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (57.14%) Symantec
4 12 (57.14%) Norton AntiVirus
4 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (57.14%) NAS
4 12 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (33.33%) Problem Management
5 7 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 7 (33.33%) Change Management
5 7 (33.33%) McAfee
5 7 (33.33%) Management Information System
6 6 (28.57%) IIS
6 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
7 5 (23.81%) IronPort

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 12 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2007
1 12 (57.14%) MS Exchange
1 12 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (28.57%) IIS
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.52%) SaaS
3 1 (4.76%) ElastiCache
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (4.76%) Route 53
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 15 (71.43%) DNS
2 13 (61.90%) SMTP
3 12 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 12 (57.14%) SAN
3 12 (57.14%) NAS
4 4 (19.05%) Firewall
5 3 (14.29%) LAN
5 3 (14.29%) WAN
6 2 (9.52%) Internet
7 1 (4.76%) MPLS
7 1 (4.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Big Data
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (4.76%) MySQL
General
1 17 (80.95%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Messaging Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Exchange Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Applications Support Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (14.29%) Applications Support
4 3 (14.29%) Applications Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Support Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Team Leader
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Messaging Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Exchange Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (19.05%) Web Services
3 3 (14.29%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (61.90%) Clustering
2 7 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.52%) CMDB
4 1 (4.76%) User Experience
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
1 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
1 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (19.05%) Ubuntu
3 4 (19.05%) UNIX
3 4 (19.05%) CentOS
4 2 (9.52%) Linux
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) ITIL
2 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 7 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 7 (33.33%) Change Management
3 5 (23.81%) Migration
4 3 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (9.52%) Coaching
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) DevOps
6 1 (4.76%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.76%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.76%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) Perl
2 12 (57.14%) VB.NET
3 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (57.14%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (19.05%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Symantec
2 7 (33.33%) McAfee
3 5 (23.81%) IronPort
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) NetApp
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.76%) VMware