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

Location
3 months to
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 216 205 232
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +27
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 47 37 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.63% 0.55% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.68% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 44 28 15
Average salary £60,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £38,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £51,450 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
6310 5424 5689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.99% 80.37% 79.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5289 4547 4891
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 17 October 2014.

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 17 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
Manchester -18 22 £60,000 +50.00% 4
Cheshire -2 19 £52,500 +2.94% 5
Cumbria - 4 £62,500 -
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, 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 49 (47.57%) Windows
2 48 (46.60%) TCP/IP
3 44 (42.72%) DNS
4 37 (35.92%) MS Exchange
5 36 (34.95%) .NET
6 34 (33.01%) Clustering
7 33 (32.04%) Finance
8 26 (25.24%) SAN
8 26 (25.24%) SMTP
8 26 (25.24%) Microsoft
8 26 (25.24%) NAS
9 25 (24.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 24 (23.30%) Exchange Server 2007
10 24 (23.30%) MySQL
10 24 (23.30%) Perl
10 24 (23.30%) SQL
10 24 (23.30%) ITIL
11 23 (22.33%) VB.NET
11 23 (22.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 23 (22.33%) Active Directory
11 23 (22.33%) Symantec
11 23 (22.33%) Norton AntiVirus
11 23 (22.33%) Exchange Server 2013
12 19 (18.45%) Web Services
12 19 (18.45%) Migration
13 18 (17.48%) IIS
14 17 (16.50%) JavaScript
14 17 (16.50%) Linux
14 17 (16.50%) DHCP
14 17 (16.50%) Enterprise Software

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, 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 37 (35.92%) MS Exchange
2 24 (23.30%) Exchange Server 2007
3 23 (22.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 18 (17.48%) IIS
5 14 (13.59%) Lync
6 13 (12.62%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (7.77%) Apache
8 6 (5.83%) SharePoint
9 5 (4.85%) Office Communications Server
10 4 (3.88%) Tomcat
11 3 (2.91%) Jetty
12 1 (0.97%) SAS
12 1 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.85%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.91%) SaaS
3 2 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.97%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.97%) PaaS
4 1 (0.97%) Route 53
4 1 (0.97%) IaaS
4 1 (0.97%) ElastiCache
4 1 (0.97%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 48 (46.60%) TCP/IP
2 44 (42.72%) DNS
3 26 (25.24%) SAN
3 26 (25.24%) SMTP
3 26 (25.24%) NAS
4 17 (16.50%) DHCP
5 16 (15.53%) VPN
6 15 (14.56%) WAN
7 14 (13.59%) MPLS
8 13 (12.62%) HTTP
8 13 (12.62%) Unified Communications
9 12 (11.65%) Firewall
10 11 (10.68%) LAN
11 9 (8.74%) WAAS
12 6 (5.83%) VLAN
13 4 (3.88%) Internet
14 2 (1.94%) OSPF
14 2 (1.94%) H.323
14 2 (1.94%) PBX
14 2 (1.94%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.30%) MySQL
2 15 (14.56%) SQL Server
3 14 (13.59%) Relational Database
4 13 (12.62%) RDBMS
5 9 (8.74%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (6.80%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (3.88%) Big Data
8 3 (2.91%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.97%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.97%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.97%) Base SAS
9 1 (0.97%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (2.91%) Maven
1 3 (2.91%) Selenium
1 3 (2.91%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.97%) Hudson
2 1 (0.97%) Jenkins
General
1 33 (32.04%) Finance
2 12 (11.65%) Marketing
3 4 (3.88%) Legal
4 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.97%) Retail
5 1 (0.97%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (16.50%) Developer
2 15 (14.56%) Messaging Engineer
3 14 (13.59%) Exchange Engineer
4 13 (12.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 13 (12.62%) C# .NET Developer
4 13 (12.62%) .NET Developer
4 13 (12.62%) C# Developer
4 13 (12.62%) ASP.NET Developer
5 12 (11.65%) Team Leader
5 12 (11.65%) Architect
6 11 (10.68%) Administrator
7 7 (6.80%) Network Manager
7 7 (6.80%) Infrastructure Architect
8 6 (5.83%) Operations Manager
8 6 (5.83%) Technical Architect
9 5 (4.85%) Consultant
9 5 (4.85%) Network Operations Manager
9 5 (4.85%) Exchange Specialist
9 5 (4.85%) Messaging Specialist
9 5 (4.85%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (34.95%) .NET
2 19 (18.45%) Web Services
3 14 (13.59%) RESTful
4 13 (12.62%) HTML
4 13 (12.62%) XML
4 13 (12.62%) ASP.NET
4 13 (12.62%) CSS
5 9 (8.74%) LAMP
6 4 (3.88%) jQuery
7 3 (2.91%) Spring MVC
7 3 (2.91%) Hibernate
7 3 (2.91%) Spring
8 2 (1.94%) Middleware
9 1 (0.97%) WCF
9 1 (0.97%) Ember.js
9 1 (0.97%) NHibernate
9 1 (0.97%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (33.01%) Clustering
2 17 (16.50%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (12.62%) N-Tier
3 13 (12.62%) Blackberry
4 12 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (10.68%) Management Information System
6 9 (8.74%) FMCG
7 7 (6.80%) PKI
8 4 (3.88%) Replication
9 3 (2.91%) CMDB
10 2 (1.94%) Open Source
10 2 (1.94%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.94%) Statistics
11 1 (0.97%) Tandem
11 1 (0.97%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.97%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 49 (47.57%) Windows
2 25 (24.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (22.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (16.50%) Linux
5 13 (12.62%) UNIX
6 10 (9.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.88%) AIX
7 4 (3.88%) Solaris
7 4 (3.88%) Ubuntu
7 4 (3.88%) CentOS
8 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (23.30%) ITIL
2 19 (18.45%) Migration
3 13 (12.62%) Use Case
3 13 (12.62%) Stress Testing
3 13 (12.62%) UML
3 13 (12.62%) OOP
3 13 (12.62%) OO
3 13 (12.62%) Change Management
4 12 (11.65%) Problem Management
5 10 (9.71%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (9.71%) Project Management
5 10 (9.71%) Incident Management
6 9 (8.74%) ERP
7 7 (6.80%) E-Commerce
8 6 (5.83%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (5.83%) Service Delivery
8 6 (5.83%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (4.85%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (3.88%) TDD
11 3 (2.91%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 24 (23.30%) Perl
1 24 (23.30%) SQL
2 23 (22.33%) VB.NET
3 17 (16.50%) JavaScript
4 15 (14.56%) PowerShell
5 14 (13.59%) C#
6 8 (7.77%) PHP
7 3 (2.91%) Java
8 1 (0.97%) Delphi
8 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.97%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.97%) Ruby
8 1 (0.97%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (5.83%) MCSE
1 6 (5.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (3.88%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.88%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.88%) MCSD
2 4 (3.88%) CCNP
2 4 (3.88%) CCA
2 4 (3.88%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (3.88%) CCEA
2 4 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.94%) MCTS
3 2 (1.94%) MCITP
3 2 (1.94%) Degree
4 1 (0.97%) MCP
4 1 (0.97%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.62%) WAI
2 2 (1.94%) QA
2 2 (1.94%) SLA
3 1 (0.97%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (22.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (10.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.80%) UAG
4 6 (5.83%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.97%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.97%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (22.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 12 (11.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 10 (9.71%) Puppet
4 6 (5.83%) Nagios
5 1 (0.97%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (25.24%) Microsoft
2 23 (22.33%) Symantec
3 13 (12.62%) IronPort
4 12 (11.65%) VMware
5 10 (9.71%) McAfee
6 9 (8.74%) Business Objects
6 9 (8.74%) SAP
6 9 (8.74%) Ipanema Technologies
7 7 (6.80%) Cisco
8 4 (3.88%) Citrix
9 3 (2.91%) JBoss
10 2 (1.94%) IBM
10 2 (1.94%) HP
10 2 (1.94%) Mitel
10 2 (1.94%) Siemens
10 2 (1.94%) Oracle
10 2 (1.94%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.94%) Polycom
10 2 (1.94%) Riverbed
11 1 (0.97%) SolarWinds
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