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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 212 190 209
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +19
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 38 69 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.62% 1.03% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 1.16% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 26 60 47
Median salary £37,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £80,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £49,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -
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
5430 5966 6308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.15% 88.67% 85.95%
Number of salaries quoted 4523 4944 5005
Median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Load Balancing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -8 20 £47,500 -9.52% 7
Merseyside - 9 £35,000 - 2
Cheshire +10 8 £32,500 -35.00%
Lancashire +7 1 - -
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT jobs citing Load Balancing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 37 (56.92%) Windows
2 34 (52.31%) Microsoft
3 32 (49.23%) SQL Server
3 32 (49.23%) VMware
3 32 (49.23%) Windows Server
4 30 (46.15%) DNS
5 26 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 22 (33.85%) DHCP
7 21 (32.31%) ITIL
7 21 (32.31%) VMware Infrastructure
8 20 (30.77%) Linux
8 20 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
9 19 (29.23%) RDBMS
9 19 (29.23%) OO
9 19 (29.23%) Firewall
9 19 (29.23%) Relational Database
10 18 (27.69%) Oracle
10 18 (27.69%) Cisco
11 17 (26.15%) .NET
11 17 (26.15%) C#
12 16 (24.62%) Web Services
12 16 (24.62%) XML
12 16 (24.62%) OOP
12 16 (24.62%) MS Exchange
13 15 (23.08%) CCNA
13 15 (23.08%) Citrix
13 15 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 15 (23.08%) Data Centre
14 14 (21.54%) SAN
14 14 (21.54%) BizTalk Server

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (24.62%) MS Exchange
2 14 (21.54%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (16.92%) Apache
4 10 (15.38%) IIS
4 10 (15.38%) JBoss
4 10 (15.38%) Tomcat
5 8 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (10.77%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (6.15%) CMS
9 1 (1.54%) NetWeaver
9 1 (1.54%) Skype for Business
9 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (6.15%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (15.38%) IaaS
1 10 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (15.38%) PaaS
1 10 (15.38%) SaaS
2 5 (7.69%) Office 365
3 2 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (46.15%) DNS
2 22 (33.85%) DHCP
3 19 (29.23%) Firewall
4 14 (21.54%) SAN
5 13 (20.00%) VPN
6 12 (18.46%) HTTP
7 11 (16.92%) TCP/IP
8 5 (7.69%) Network Security
8 5 (7.69%) Wireless
9 4 (6.15%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (6.15%) LAN
9 4 (6.15%) MPLS
9 4 (6.15%) WAN
10 3 (4.62%) LDAP
10 3 (4.62%) VoIP
11 2 (3.08%) BGP
11 2 (3.08%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (3.08%) EIGRP
11 2 (3.08%) Ethernet
11 2 (3.08%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (49.23%) SQL Server
2 19 (29.23%) RDBMS
2 19 (29.23%) Relational Database
3 14 (21.54%) MySQL
4 4 (6.15%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.62%) InterSystems Cache
5 3 (4.62%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.08%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.54%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (18.46%) Finance
1 12 (18.46%) Marketing
2 10 (15.38%) Banking
3 7 (10.77%) Law
4 6 (9.23%) Telecoms
5 4 (6.15%) Publishing
6 3 (4.62%) Legal
7 2 (3.08%) Back Office
8 1 (1.54%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (27.69%) Architect
2 12 (18.46%) .NET Developer
2 12 (18.46%) 3rd Line Support
2 12 (18.46%) Analyst
2 12 (18.46%) ASP.NET Developer
2 12 (18.46%) C# .NET Developer
2 12 (18.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 12 (18.46%) C# Developer
2 12 (18.46%) Developer
2 12 (18.46%) Infrastructure Architect
3 10 (15.38%) Cloud Architect
3 10 (15.38%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (10.77%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 7 (10.77%) Support Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) Administrator
5 4 (6.15%) BizTalk Administrator
5 4 (6.15%) Consultant
5 4 (6.15%) Network Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.15%) .NET
2 16 (24.62%) Web Services
2 16 (24.62%) XML
3 12 (18.46%) ASP.NET
3 12 (18.46%) CSS
3 12 (18.46%) HTML
3 12 (18.46%) RESTful
4 11 (16.92%) Middleware
5 4 (6.15%) EDI
5 4 (6.15%) REST
5 4 (6.15%) SOAP
6 1 (1.54%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 12 (18.46%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (18.46%) N-Tier
3 11 (16.92%) Video Conferencing
4 10 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
4 10 (15.38%) Public Cloud
5 9 (13.85%) Clustering
6 4 (6.15%) EqualLogic
6 4 (6.15%) Management Information System
7 3 (4.62%) Algorithms
7 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
7 3 (4.62%) Data Structures
7 3 (4.62%) Mobile App
8 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (1.54%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.54%) iPad
9 1 (1.54%) Life Science
9 1 (1.54%) Online Games
9 1 (1.54%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 37 (56.92%) Windows
2 32 (49.23%) Windows Server
3 20 (30.77%) Linux
4 15 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (10.77%) Unix
8 4 (6.15%) Solaris
9 3 (4.62%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (4.62%) Windows 10
9 3 (4.62%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.54%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.31%) ITIL
2 19 (29.23%) OO
3 16 (24.62%) OOP
4 13 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 13 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 12 (18.46%) Non-Functional Testing
5 12 (18.46%) Stress Testing
5 12 (18.46%) UML
5 12 (18.46%) Use Case
6 11 (16.92%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (15.38%) DevOps
7 10 (15.38%) Identity Management
7 10 (15.38%) ITIL V3
7 10 (15.38%) Line Management
7 10 (15.38%) Mobile Device Management
7 10 (15.38%) PRINCE2
7 10 (15.38%) Wealth Management
8 8 (12.31%) High Availability
8 8 (12.31%) Time Management
9 5 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.15%) C#
2 12 (18.46%) JavaScript
2 12 (18.46%) SQL
3 5 (7.69%) Java
4 3 (4.62%) Perl
4 3 (4.62%) PHP
4 3 (4.62%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (23.08%) CCNA
3 13 (20.00%) Degree
3 13 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (15.38%) CCNP
4 10 (15.38%) EMC Certification
4 10 (15.38%) MCSE
5 5 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (4.62%) CCIE
6 3 (4.62%) RHCSA
7 2 (3.08%) CCSP
7 2 (3.08%) CISSP
8 1 (1.54%) CCDP
8 1 (1.54%) CCNP Voice
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.46%) WAI
2 4 (6.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.08%) SLA
4 1 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 21 (32.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (15.38%) vSphere
4 4 (6.15%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.15%) XenApp
5 3 (4.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (4.62%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (4.62%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (3.08%) Firmware
7 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.54%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (15.38%) AirWatch
2 5 (7.69%) NetBackup
3 4 (6.15%) SCCM
4 3 (4.62%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (4.62%) Puppet
4 3 (4.62%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (3.08%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (3.08%) SCOM
6 1 (1.54%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.54%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.54%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (1.54%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 34 (52.31%) Microsoft
2 32 (49.23%) VMware
3 18 (27.69%) Cisco
3 18 (27.69%) Oracle
4 15 (23.08%) Citrix
5 12 (18.46%) EMC
6 10 (15.38%) F5
6 10 (15.38%) IBM
6 10 (15.38%) Software AG
7 7 (10.77%) MobileIron
8 5 (7.69%) CheckPoint
8 5 (7.69%) Dell
8 5 (7.69%) Red Hat
9 4 (6.15%) Dell Compellent
10 3 (4.62%) Avaya
10 3 (4.62%) Hitachi
10 3 (4.62%) Veritas
11 2 (3.08%) Juniper
12 1 (1.54%) Apple
12 1 (1.54%) HP
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