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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 206 217 225
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +8
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 26 32 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.48% 0.51% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.58% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 22 29 42
Median salary £37,500 £41,000 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.53% +4.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £65,000 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
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
4678 5542 5934
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.90% 88.32% 85.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3963 4433 4761
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +5 17 £37,500 -8.53% 6
Cheshire +30 6 £47,500 +39.70%
Merseyside - 3 - -
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 30 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 26 (37.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 25 (35.71%) XML
4 24 (34.29%) Web Services
5 23 (32.86%) Finance
6 22 (31.43%) Cisco
6 22 (31.43%) F5
7 20 (28.57%) Windows
7 20 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
8 19 (27.14%) Firewall
8 19 (27.14%) EDI
8 19 (27.14%) High Availability
8 19 (27.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 18 (25.71%) Microsoft
10 17 (24.29%) Active Directory
10 17 (24.29%) Windows Server
11 16 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
12 15 (21.43%) VMware
12 15 (21.43%) DNS
13 13 (18.57%) MS Exchange
13 13 (18.57%) Cisco Nexus
14 11 (15.71%) CCIE
15 10 (14.29%) DHCP
15 10 (14.29%) CheckPoint
15 10 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 9 (12.86%) Windows Server 2012
16 9 (12.86%) Network Security
16 9 (12.86%) Agile Software Development

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 20 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
2 13 (18.57%) MS Exchange
3 8 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (4.29%) Skype for Business
6 3 (4.29%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.86%) Apache
7 2 (2.86%) IIS
7 2 (2.86%) JBoss
7 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.43%) CMS
8 1 (1.43%) Confluence
8 1 (1.43%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) MS Office
2 1 (1.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) SAP R/3
1 1 (1.43%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.43%) Office 365
2 2 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.86%) GitHub
2 2 (2.86%) IaaS
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.86%) PaaS
2 2 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (27.14%) Firewall
2 15 (21.43%) DNS
3 13 (18.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (14.29%) DHCP
4 10 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 9 (12.86%) LAN
5 9 (12.86%) Network Security
6 8 (11.43%) Cisco PIX
7 7 (10.00%) VLAN
8 6 (8.57%) BIG-IP
8 6 (8.57%) HTTP
8 6 (8.57%) OSPF
9 5 (7.14%) 802.11
9 5 (7.14%) SNMP
9 5 (7.14%) TACACS
9 5 (7.14%) TCP/IP
9 5 (7.14%) VPN
9 5 (7.14%) WAN
9 5 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.43%) RDBMS
2 8 (11.43%) Relational Database
3 6 (8.57%) MySQL
4 2 (2.86%) DB2
4 2 (2.86%) InterSystems Cache
4 2 (2.86%) MS Access
4 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.43%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 19 (27.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.86%) HP UFT
3 2 (2.86%) LoadRunner
3 2 (2.86%) Toad
3 2 (2.86%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.43%) JIRA
General
1 23 (32.86%) Finance
2 7 (10.00%) Law
3 6 (8.57%) Marketing
4 3 (4.29%) Banking
4 3 (4.29%) Publishing
5 1 (1.43%) Legal
5 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (40.00%) Analyst
2 18 (25.71%) Administrator
2 18 (25.71%) BizTalk Administrator
3 13 (18.57%) Network Engineer
4 9 (12.86%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (12.86%) Security Engineer
5 8 (11.43%) Developer
6 7 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 7 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 7 (10.00%) Support Analyst
7 6 (8.57%) .NET Developer
7 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (8.57%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (8.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (8.57%) C# Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Architect
8 4 (5.71%) Consultant
8 4 (5.71%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (2.86%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (35.71%) XML
2 24 (34.29%) Web Services
3 19 (27.14%) EDI
4 8 (11.43%) .NET
5 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (8.57%) CSS
6 6 (8.57%) HTML
6 6 (8.57%) RESTful
7 5 (7.14%) 802.1X
8 3 (4.29%) Middleware
9 2 (2.86%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.86%) Ember.js
9 2 (2.86%) Haml
9 2 (2.86%) Sass
9 2 (2.86%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (1.43%) SAP Basis
10 1 (1.43%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Clustering
1 6 (8.57%) Data Centre
1 6 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (8.57%) N-Tier
2 3 (4.29%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.29%) EqualLogic
2 3 (4.29%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.86%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.86%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (2.86%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.86%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.43%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.43%) BYOD
4 1 (1.43%) Life Science
4 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.57%) Windows
2 17 (24.29%) Windows Server
3 10 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (12.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.29%) Linux
6 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.86%) Unix
7 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 19 (27.14%) High Availability
3 9 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (11.43%) OO
4 8 (11.43%) OOP
5 7 (10.00%) Presales
5 7 (10.00%) Time Management
5 7 (10.00%) UML
6 6 (8.57%) ITIL
6 6 (8.57%) Non-Functional Testing
6 6 (8.57%) Stress Testing
6 6 (8.57%) Use Case
7 4 (5.71%) Network Management
7 4 (5.71%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.29%) DevOps
8 3 (4.29%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.29%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (4.29%) Scrum
9 2 (2.86%) Line Management
9 2 (2.86%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.86%) JavaScript
2 8 (11.43%) SQL
3 7 (10.00%) C#
4 3 (4.29%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.86%) CoffeeScript
5 2 (2.86%) PHP
5 2 (2.86%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.43%) Perl
6 1 (1.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (15.71%) CCIE
3 8 (11.43%) CCSE
4 6 (8.57%) CCNA
4 6 (8.57%) CCNP
4 6 (8.57%) Degree
5 3 (4.29%) MCSE
5 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.86%) CCSP
6 2 (2.86%) CISSP
6 2 (2.86%) EMC Certification
6 2 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.43%) CCNP Voice
7 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) WAI
2 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.43%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (24.29%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.00%) vSphere
3 6 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.86%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.43%) Postfix
6 1 (1.43%) Sendmail
6 1 (1.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) SCCM
2 2 (2.86%) AirWatch
2 2 (2.86%) DameWare
2 2 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.86%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (1.43%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.43%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (1.43%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.43%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.43%) SCOM
3 1 (1.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 22 (31.43%) Cisco
1 22 (31.43%) F5
2 18 (25.71%) Microsoft
3 15 (21.43%) VMware
4 10 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 8 (11.43%) MobileIron
6 6 (8.57%) SolarWinds
7 5 (7.14%) Dell
7 5 (7.14%) Oracle
8 4 (5.71%) Brocade
8 4 (5.71%) Citrix
8 4 (5.71%) IBM
8 4 (5.71%) NetScout
9 3 (4.29%) Dell Compellent
10 2 (2.86%) EMC
10 2 (2.86%) HP
10 2 (2.86%) Juniper
10 2 (2.86%) LexisNexis
10 2 (2.86%) NetApp
10 2 (2.86%) Software AG
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