The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 185 203 212
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +9
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 68 52 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.99% 0.70% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.84% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 60 47 26
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +34.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £60,000 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +12.35%
Load Balancing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5870 6214 5467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.88% 83.52% 79.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4867 4947 4637
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,050 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Load Balancing
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the North West region.

Load Balancing Salary Trend in the North West

Load Balancing
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Load Balancing Salary Histogram in the North West

Load Balancing
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
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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
Manchester +2 35 £50,500 -3.80% 5
Cheshire +26 33 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 65 (64.36%) Cisco
2 45 (44.55%) LAN
3 42 (41.58%) DNS
3 42 (41.58%) Cisco Certification
4 37 (36.63%) Windows
5 35 (34.65%) Firewall
6 32 (31.68%) Citrix
7 31 (30.69%) Linux
8 30 (29.70%) DHCP
8 30 (29.70%) Network Security
9 29 (28.71%) Microsoft
10 28 (27.72%) WAN
10 28 (27.72%) SQL
11 27 (26.73%) CCIE
11 27 (26.73%) CCNP
11 27 (26.73%) HTTP
12 26 (25.74%) TCP/IP
12 26 (25.74%) E-Commerce
13 25 (24.75%) VLAN
14 24 (23.76%) VMware
14 24 (23.76%) Data Centre
15 23 (22.77%) VMware Infrastructure
16 21 (20.79%) Amazon AWS
16 21 (20.79%) OSPF
16 21 (20.79%) SQL Server
16 21 (20.79%) Hybrid Cloud
17 20 (19.80%) BGP
18 19 (18.81%) Web Services
19 18 (17.82%) MySQL
19 18 (17.82%) Internet

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 14 (13.86%) SharePoint
2 12 (11.88%) Apache
3 11 (10.89%) MS Exchange
4 9 (8.91%) IIS
4 9 (8.91%) nginx
5 6 (5.94%) OpenStack
5 6 (5.94%) Office Communications Server
5 6 (5.94%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
6 5 (4.95%) Tomcat
7 4 (3.96%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (3.96%) Jetty
7 4 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.97%) Lync
8 3 (2.97%) CMS
8 3 (2.97%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.99%) WordPress
10 1 (0.99%) Joomla!
Applications
1 11 (10.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.94%) Magento
2 3 (2.97%) Tridion
3 2 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (20.79%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (11.88%) Route 53
2 12 (11.88%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (11.88%) Amazon S3
3 7 (6.93%) Amazon ELB
4 5 (4.95%) Amazon Glacier
4 5 (4.95%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 3 (2.97%) SaaS
5 3 (2.97%) PaaS
5 3 (2.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (44.55%) LAN
2 42 (41.58%) DNS
3 35 (34.65%) Firewall
4 30 (29.70%) Network Security
4 30 (29.70%) DHCP
5 28 (27.72%) WAN
6 27 (26.73%) HTTP
7 26 (25.74%) TCP/IP
8 25 (24.75%) VLAN
9 21 (20.79%) OSPF
10 20 (19.80%) BGP
11 18 (17.82%) Internet
12 17 (16.83%) VPN
12 17 (16.83%) SSL
12 17 (16.83%) Wireless
13 16 (15.84%) iSCSI
13 16 (15.84%) FCoE
13 16 (15.84%) Fibre Channel
13 16 (15.84%) Cisco Nexus
14 10 (9.90%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.79%) SQL Server
2 18 (17.82%) MySQL
3 8 (7.92%) Big Data
4 5 (4.95%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (3.96%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.98%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.98%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.99%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.99%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.99%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 7 (6.93%) Maven
1 7 (6.93%) Jenkins
2 6 (5.94%) Hudson
3 4 (3.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.97%) Cucumber
4 3 (2.97%) JUnit
General
1 11 (10.89%) Finance
2 2 (1.98%) Marketing
3 1 (0.99%) Banking
3 1 (0.99%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (23.76%) Network Engineer
2 23 (22.77%) Architect
3 19 (18.81%) Senior Network Engineer
4 16 (15.84%) Security Engineer
4 16 (15.84%) Administrator
4 16 (15.84%) Network Security Engineer
4 16 (15.84%) Senior Security Engineer
4 16 (15.84%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 10 (9.90%) Cisco Architect
5 10 (9.90%) Network Design Architect
5 10 (9.90%) Network Architect
6 7 (6.93%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (6.93%) Technical Architect
6 7 (6.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.94%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (4.95%) Technical Support Engineer
8 5 (4.95%) Support Engineer
8 5 (4.95%) Technical Engineer
8 5 (4.95%) Analyst
8 5 (4.95%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.81%) Web Services
2 9 (8.91%) XML
3 7 (6.93%) EDI
3 7 (6.93%) LAMP
4 6 (5.94%) JSON
5 5 (4.95%) .NET
5 5 (4.95%) J2EE
5 5 (4.95%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.97%) CSS
6 3 (2.97%) Servlets
6 3 (2.97%) XSLT
6 3 (2.97%) RESTful
6 3 (2.97%) HTML
6 3 (2.97%) XMPP
7 1 (0.99%) HTML5
7 1 (0.99%) Memcached
7 1 (0.99%) Alternative PHP Cache
7 1 (0.99%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.99%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.99%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 24 (23.76%) Data Centre
2 21 (20.79%) Hybrid Cloud
3 11 (10.89%) Clustering
4 9 (8.91%) Mobile App
5 6 (5.94%) Telematics
6 5 (4.95%) Replication
6 5 (4.95%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (3.96%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.96%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.98%) FlexPod
8 2 (1.98%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.98%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.99%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.99%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 37 (36.63%) Windows
2 31 (30.69%) Linux
3 14 (13.86%) CentOS
4 12 (11.88%) UNIX
5 10 (9.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (8.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (7.92%) AIX
8 7 (6.93%) Solaris
9 6 (5.94%) Android
9 6 (5.94%) Debian
10 5 (4.95%) Ubuntu
10 5 (4.95%) Apple iOS
11 3 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.99%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.74%) E-Commerce
2 17 (16.83%) DevOps
3 14 (13.86%) Network Design
4 13 (12.87%) ITIL
5 12 (11.88%) Migration
5 12 (11.88%) Technical Architecture
5 12 (11.88%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (9.90%) Project Management
6 10 (9.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (8.91%) Configuration Management
8 8 (7.92%) Information Security
9 7 (6.93%) Open Source
9 7 (6.93%) Auto-Scaling
10 6 (5.94%) Network Architecture
10 6 (5.94%) Server Monitoring
11 5 (4.95%) Android Development
11 5 (4.95%) iOS Development
11 5 (4.95%) Change Control
11 5 (4.95%) Line Management
11 5 (4.95%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (27.72%) SQL
2 10 (9.90%) PHP
3 9 (8.91%) Java
4 6 (5.94%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.95%) C#
5 5 (4.95%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.96%) Ruby
7 3 (2.97%) VBScript
7 3 (2.97%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.98%) Python
8 2 (1.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (41.58%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (26.73%) CCIE
2 27 (26.73%) CCNP
3 10 (9.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (9.90%) HP ASE
4 8 (7.92%) CCNA
5 6 (5.94%) CCA
5 6 (5.94%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (5.94%) CCEA
5 6 (5.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (5.94%) MCSD
5 6 (5.94%) MCSE
5 6 (5.94%) SC Cleared
5 6 (5.94%) Security Cleared
5 6 (5.94%) Degree
6 3 (2.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (2.97%) CISSP
7 2 (1.98%) JNCIS
7 2 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.99%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (5.94%) QA
2 5 (4.95%) SLA
3 2 (1.98%) WAI
4 1 (0.99%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (22.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (11.88%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (3.96%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.96%) pfSense
4 3 (2.97%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.98%) vSphere
5 2 (1.98%) iptables
6 1 (0.99%) Xen
6 1 (0.99%) Varnish
6 1 (0.99%) KVM
6 1 (0.99%) Ceph
6 1 (0.99%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 9 (8.91%) Puppet
2 7 (6.93%) Vagrant
3 4 (3.96%) SCVMM
3 4 (3.96%) ZABBIX
3 4 (3.96%) ARCserve
4 3 (2.97%) Plesk
4 3 (2.97%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (2.97%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (2.97%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (2.97%) XenMobile
4 3 (2.97%) Cisco LMS
4 3 (2.97%) cPanel
5 2 (1.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (1.98%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.99%) WSUS
6 1 (0.99%) SCCM
6 1 (0.99%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.99%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.99%) Ansible
Vendors
1 65 (64.36%) Cisco
2 32 (31.68%) Citrix
3 29 (28.71%) Microsoft
4 24 (23.76%) VMware
5 16 (15.84%) HP
6 12 (11.88%) CheckPoint
6 12 (11.88%) F5
7 11 (10.89%) Oracle
8 10 (9.90%) Huawei
8 10 (9.90%) Red Hat
9 7 (6.93%) EMC
9 7 (6.93%) RightScale
10 6 (5.94%) SolarWinds
10 6 (5.94%) Juniper
11 4 (3.96%) NetApp
11 4 (3.96%) WatchGuard
12 3 (2.97%) Symantec
13 1 (0.99%) Sophos
13 1 (0.99%) LANDesk
13 1 (0.99%) Apple
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