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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 215 205 196
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -9
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 31 44 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.50% 0.64% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.78% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 29 42 54
Average salary £41,000 £39,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.45% +4.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,500 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
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
5251 5667 5828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.15% 82.72% 81.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4206 4564 4909
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%

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 27 May 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 27 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
Manchester -25 11 £41,000 +6.49% 3
Cheshire -1 8 £34,000 +51.11% 5
Cumbria - 7 £65,000 -
Lancashire - 5 £32,500 -
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 43 (58.11%) Windows
2 36 (48.65%) SQL
3 31 (41.89%) MySQL
4 30 (40.54%) Microsoft
5 28 (37.84%) Cisco
5 28 (37.84%) Web Services
6 27 (36.49%) .NET
7 26 (35.14%) SQL Server
7 26 (35.14%) Linux
8 23 (31.08%) Migration
9 22 (29.73%) JavaScript
9 22 (29.73%) DNS
10 20 (27.03%) UNIX
11 19 (25.68%) CSS
11 19 (25.68%) HTML
11 19 (25.68%) HTTP
11 19 (25.68%) Firewall
12 18 (24.32%) C#
12 18 (24.32%) ASP.NET
12 18 (24.32%) XML
12 18 (24.32%) UML
13 17 (22.97%) SMTP
14 16 (21.62%) ITIL
14 16 (21.62%) VMware
14 16 (21.62%) Data Centre
15 15 (20.27%) Relational Database
15 15 (20.27%) OOP
15 15 (20.27%) OO
15 15 (20.27%) TCP/IP
15 15 (20.27%) N-Tier

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 15 (20.27%) MS Exchange
2 13 (17.57%) SharePoint
3 11 (14.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (12.16%) Office Communications Server
4 9 (12.16%) IIS
4 9 (12.16%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (10.81%) Apache
5 8 (10.81%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
6 6 (8.11%) nginx
7 3 (4.05%) CMS
8 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (2.70%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.70%) WordPress
8 2 (2.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Magento
2 3 (4.05%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.57%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (12.16%) Amazon S3
3 5 (6.76%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (6.76%) Route 53
3 5 (6.76%) Amazon Glacier
3 5 (6.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 22 (29.73%) DNS
2 19 (25.68%) HTTP
2 19 (25.68%) Firewall
3 17 (22.97%) SMTP
4 15 (20.27%) TCP/IP
5 12 (16.22%) VLAN
6 11 (14.86%) LAN
6 11 (14.86%) WAN
7 10 (13.51%) SAN
8 9 (12.16%) Internet
8 9 (12.16%) VoIP
8 9 (12.16%) NAS
9 8 (10.81%) VPN
10 7 (9.46%) Broadband
10 7 (9.46%) Network Security
11 5 (6.76%) DHCP
12 4 (5.41%) MPLS
12 4 (5.41%) SSH
12 4 (5.41%) Wireless
12 4 (5.41%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (41.89%) MySQL
2 26 (35.14%) SQL Server
3 15 (20.27%) RDBMS
3 15 (20.27%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.76%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (6.76%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (6.76%) Big Data
5 4 (5.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
General
1 15 (20.27%) Marketing
2 4 (5.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (25.68%) Developer
2 16 (21.62%) Architect
3 15 (20.27%) .NET Developer
3 15 (20.27%) C# Developer
3 15 (20.27%) ASP.NET Developer
3 15 (20.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 15 (20.27%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (13.51%) Technical Architect
5 7 (9.46%) Network Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Support Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Infrastructure Manager
6 6 (8.11%) Administrator
6 6 (8.11%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (6.76%) Technical Design Architect
8 4 (5.41%) Technical Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (5.41%) Technical Support
8 4 (5.41%) Technical Support Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Web Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (37.84%) Web Services
2 27 (36.49%) .NET
3 19 (25.68%) HTML
3 19 (25.68%) CSS
4 18 (24.32%) ASP.NET
4 18 (24.32%) XML
5 15 (20.27%) RESTful
6 6 (8.11%) LAMP
7 5 (6.76%) JSON
7 5 (6.76%) J2EE
8 4 (5.41%) jQuery
8 4 (5.41%) Ajax
8 4 (5.41%) HTML5
9 3 (4.05%) XSLT
9 3 (4.05%) EDI
10 2 (2.70%) Phalcon
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.62%) Data Centre
2 15 (20.27%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (20.27%) N-Tier
3 11 (14.86%) Clustering
4 9 (12.16%) Mobile App
5 7 (9.46%) Replication
6 5 (6.76%) Telematics
7 4 (5.41%) Computer Science
7 4 (5.41%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (4.05%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
9 2 (2.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 43 (58.11%) Windows
2 26 (35.14%) Linux
3 20 (27.03%) UNIX
4 13 (17.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (14.86%) Solaris
5 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (12.16%) AIX
7 8 (10.81%) CentOS
8 5 (6.76%) Android
8 5 (6.76%) Apple iOS
9 4 (5.41%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.70%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.70%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.70%) OpenBSD
10 2 (2.70%) FreeBSD
10 2 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.08%) Migration
2 18 (24.32%) UML
3 16 (21.62%) ITIL
4 15 (20.27%) OOP
4 15 (20.27%) OO
4 15 (20.27%) Use Case
4 15 (20.27%) Stress Testing
4 15 (20.27%) Technical Architecture
5 14 (18.92%) E-Commerce
6 9 (12.16%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (12.16%) DevOps
7 7 (9.46%) Information Security
8 6 (8.11%) Change Control
8 6 (8.11%) Server Monitoring
9 5 (6.76%) Android Development
9 5 (6.76%) iOS Development
9 5 (6.76%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (6.76%) PRINCE2
9 5 (6.76%) Project Management
9 5 (6.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (48.65%) SQL
2 22 (29.73%) JavaScript
3 18 (24.32%) C#
4 12 (16.22%) VB.NET
4 12 (16.22%) PHP
5 11 (14.86%) Perl
6 9 (12.16%) PowerShell
7 5 (6.76%) Java
8 3 (4.05%) VBScript
9 2 (2.70%) Python
9 2 (2.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (14.86%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (13.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (13.51%) SC Cleared
2 10 (13.51%) Security Cleared
3 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (12.16%) MCSD
3 9 (12.16%) MCSE
3 9 (12.16%) CCNP
3 9 (12.16%) CCA
3 9 (12.16%) Citrix Certification
3 9 (12.16%) CCEA
4 8 (10.81%) Degree
5 6 (8.11%) CCNA
5 6 (8.11%) CCIE
6 3 (4.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (2.70%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.35%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.35%) CCSE
8 1 (1.35%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.27%) WAI
2 6 (8.11%) SLA
3 5 (6.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (13.51%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.05%) iptables
4 2 (2.70%) NFS
4 2 (2.70%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.70%) Postfix
4 2 (2.70%) Sendmail
4 2 (2.70%) XenServer
4 2 (2.70%) Varnish
4 2 (2.70%) Dovecot
4 2 (2.70%) Openswan
4 2 (2.70%) SpamAssassin
4 2 (2.70%) OpenSIPS
4 2 (2.70%) Corosync
4 2 (2.70%) KVM
4 2 (2.70%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 9 (12.16%) Norton AntiVirus
1 9 (12.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (5.41%) Nagios
3 2 (2.70%) Cacti
3 2 (2.70%) Munin
3 2 (2.70%) yum
3 2 (2.70%) Puppet
3 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (2.70%) logstash
3 2 (2.70%) Rsyslog
3 2 (2.70%) Bacula
3 2 (2.70%) Pacemaker
4 1 (1.35%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 30 (40.54%) Microsoft
2 28 (37.84%) Cisco
3 16 (21.62%) VMware
4 11 (14.86%) Oracle
4 11 (14.86%) Citrix
5 9 (12.16%) HP
5 9 (12.16%) EMC
5 9 (12.16%) Symantec
5 9 (12.16%) IronPort
6 4 (5.41%) Juniper
6 4 (5.41%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.05%) SolarWinds
7 3 (4.05%) Percona
8 2 (2.70%) Sophos
9 1 (1.35%) F5
9 1 (1.35%) Hyland
9 1 (1.35%) Sourcefire
9 1 (1.35%) Capita
9 1 (1.35%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.35%) CheckPoint
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