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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 114 117 121
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 5 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.29% 0.50% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.63% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 5
Average salary £34,000 £50,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £47,250 £45,000 £41,625
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.10%
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
1471 1432 1424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 86.53% 80.13% 79.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1125 1056 1084
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 6 May 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 6 May 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 - 5 £34,000 -
Load Balancing
North West

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 13 (50.00%) SQL
1 13 (50.00%) Web Services
1 13 (50.00%) Linux
1 13 (50.00%) DNS
1 13 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (46.15%) TCP/IP
2 12 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 12 (46.15%) SMTP
2 12 (46.15%) Windows
3 9 (34.62%) ITIL
3 9 (34.62%) Firewall
3 9 (34.62%) Migration
3 9 (34.62%) Amazon S3
3 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (30.77%) IronPort
4 8 (30.77%) PowerShell
4 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (30.77%) NAS
4 8 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (30.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 8 (30.77%) Clustering
4 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 8 (30.77%) SAN
4 8 (30.77%) Symantec
4 8 (30.77%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (30.77%) IIS
4 8 (30.77%) VB.NET
4 8 (30.77%) .NET

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 12 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 8 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (30.77%) IIS
2 8 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
4 3 (11.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (34.62%) Amazon S3
3 3 (11.54%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (11.54%) SaaS
3 3 (11.54%) Route 53
3 3 (11.54%) Amazon Glacier
3 3 (11.54%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 13 (50.00%) DNS
2 12 (46.15%) SMTP
2 12 (46.15%) TCP/IP
3 9 (34.62%) Firewall
4 8 (30.77%) SAN
4 8 (30.77%) NAS
5 5 (19.23%) VPN
5 5 (19.23%) LAN
5 5 (19.23%) WAN
6 4 (15.38%) Broadband
6 4 (15.38%) VoIP
7 3 (11.54%) Internet
8 1 (3.85%) SSL
8 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (3.85%) Wireless
8 1 (3.85%) Wireshark
8 1 (3.85%) Network Security
8 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (3.85%) DHCP
8 1 (3.85%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (11.54%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (11.54%) MySQL
2 3 (11.54%) Big Data
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Architect
1 6 (23.08%) Developer
1 6 (23.08%) Web Developer
1 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Manager
2 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Architect
2 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 5 (19.23%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Technical Support
3 4 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Technical Support Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Web Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Lead Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (50.00%) Web Services
2 8 (30.77%) .NET
3 6 (23.08%) HTML
3 6 (23.08%) CSS
3 6 (23.08%) Ajax
3 6 (23.08%) jQuery
3 6 (23.08%) HTML5
4 3 (11.54%) Phalcon
4 3 (11.54%) JSON
4 3 (11.54%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Clustering
2 7 (26.92%) Mobile App
3 3 (11.54%) Public Cloud
3 3 (11.54%) BYOD
3 3 (11.54%) CMDB
3 3 (11.54%) Telematics
3 3 (11.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Linux
2 12 (46.15%) Windows
3 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (23.08%) UNIX
5 3 (11.54%) Android
5 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) ITIL
1 9 (34.62%) Migration
1 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) E-Commerce
3 6 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (19.23%) Change Control
4 5 (19.23%) DevOps
5 4 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (15.38%) Service Management
5 4 (15.38%) Information Security
5 4 (15.38%) Information Security Management
5 4 (15.38%) Security Management
6 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (11.54%) Android Development
6 3 (11.54%) iOS Development
6 3 (11.54%) Server Monitoring
6 3 (11.54%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (11.54%) Coaching
7 1 (3.85%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (30.77%) VB.NET
2 8 (30.77%) PowerShell
2 8 (30.77%) Perl
3 6 (23.08%) PHP
3 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.54%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) CCNP
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.85%) CCSE
2 1 (3.85%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) SLA
1 4 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (11.54%) QA
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) Norton AntiVirus
1 8 (30.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Symantec
1 8 (30.77%) IronPort
2 5 (19.23%) Cisco
3 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) Juniper
4 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.85%) F5
4 1 (3.85%) Sourcefire
4 1 (3.85%) Fortinet