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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 204 227 203
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -24
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 31 27 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.55% 0.43% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.48% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 23 22 50
Median salary £39,500 £34,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.49% -13.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
4863 5582 5941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.79% 88.32% 85.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4116 4536 4742
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,000 £60,000
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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +17 22 £37,500 -33.33% 2
Merseyside - 7 £42,500 - 1
Cheshire +29 2 £47,500 +16.56% 2
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 36 (53.73%) SQL Server
2 28 (41.79%) Windows
3 23 (34.33%) XML
3 23 (34.33%) Microsoft
4 22 (32.84%) Web Services
4 22 (32.84%) Finance
5 21 (31.34%) DNS
5 21 (31.34%) Windows Server
6 20 (29.85%) Cisco
6 20 (29.85%) VMware
6 20 (29.85%) BizTalk Server
7 18 (26.87%) Disaster Recovery
7 18 (26.87%) F5
8 17 (25.37%) Firewall
8 17 (25.37%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (25.37%) Active Directory
9 15 (22.39%) RDBMS
9 15 (22.39%) EDI
9 15 (22.39%) OO
9 15 (22.39%) High Availability
9 15 (22.39%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (22.39%) Relational Database
10 14 (20.90%) OOP
10 14 (20.90%) .NET
10 14 (20.90%) DHCP
11 13 (19.40%) C#
12 12 (17.91%) Linux
12 12 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (16.42%) Oracle
13 11 (16.42%) ITIL

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 (29.85%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (16.42%) MS Exchange
3 8 (11.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (8.96%) Apache
4 6 (8.96%) IIS
4 6 (8.96%) JBoss
4 6 (8.96%) Tomcat
5 5 (7.46%) CMS
5 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.49%) Confluence
7 1 (1.49%) NetWeaver
7 1 (1.49%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Office
1 1 (1.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) SAP R/3
1 1 (1.49%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.96%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (8.96%) IaaS
1 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (8.96%) PaaS
1 6 (8.96%) SaaS
2 4 (5.97%) Office 365
3 2 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.99%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (31.34%) DNS
2 17 (25.37%) Firewall
3 14 (20.90%) DHCP
4 9 (13.43%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (13.43%) TCP/IP
4 9 (13.43%) VPN
5 8 (11.94%) HTTP
6 7 (10.45%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (10.45%) Network Security
6 7 (10.45%) SAN
7 6 (8.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 6 (8.96%) LAN
8 5 (7.46%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (7.46%) VLAN
9 4 (5.97%) MPLS
9 4 (5.97%) WAN
10 3 (4.48%) 802.11
10 3 (4.48%) OSPF
10 3 (4.48%) TACACS
10 3 (4.48%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (53.73%) SQL Server
2 15 (22.39%) RDBMS
2 15 (22.39%) Relational Database
3 8 (11.94%) MySQL
4 4 (5.97%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.48%) InterSystems Cache
5 3 (4.48%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.99%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.49%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 15 (22.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.99%) Vagrant
2 2 (2.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.49%) JIRA
General
1 22 (32.84%) Finance
2 8 (11.94%) Marketing
3 7 (10.45%) Banking
3 7 (10.45%) Law
4 3 (4.48%) Legal
5 2 (2.99%) Publishing
6 1 (1.49%) Games
6 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (32.84%) Analyst
2 14 (20.90%) Administrator
2 14 (20.90%) BizTalk Administrator
3 13 (19.40%) Architect
4 10 (14.93%) Developer
5 9 (13.43%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (11.94%) .NET Developer
6 8 (11.94%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (11.94%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (11.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (11.94%) C# Developer
6 8 (11.94%) Infrastructure Architect
6 8 (11.94%) Network Engineer
7 7 (10.45%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 7 (10.45%) Security Engineer
7 7 (10.45%) Support Analyst
8 6 (8.96%) Cloud Architect
8 6 (8.96%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (7.46%) Network Security Engineer
10 3 (4.48%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (34.33%) XML
2 22 (32.84%) Web Services
3 15 (22.39%) EDI
4 14 (20.90%) .NET
5 9 (13.43%) ASP.NET
6 8 (11.94%) CSS
6 8 (11.94%) HTML
6 8 (11.94%) RESTful
7 7 (10.45%) Middleware
8 4 (5.97%) REST
8 4 (5.97%) SOAP
9 3 (4.48%) 802.1X
10 2 (2.99%) AngularJS
10 2 (2.99%) Ember.js
10 2 (2.99%) Haml
10 2 (2.99%) Sass
11 1 (1.49%) SAP Basis
11 1 (1.49%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.94%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (11.94%) N-Tier
3 7 (10.45%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (8.96%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (8.96%) Public Cloud
5 4 (5.97%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.48%) Algorithms
6 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.48%) Clustering
6 3 (4.48%) Data Structures
6 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.48%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.99%) EqualLogic
8 1 (1.49%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.49%) BYOD
8 1 (1.49%) Life Science
8 1 (1.49%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 28 (41.79%) Windows
2 21 (31.34%) Windows Server
3 12 (17.91%) Linux
4 8 (11.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (8.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.99%) Unix
8 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.87%) Disaster Recovery
2 15 (22.39%) High Availability
2 15 (22.39%) OO
3 14 (20.90%) OOP
4 11 (16.42%) ITIL
5 9 (13.43%) TOGAF
5 9 (13.43%) UML
6 8 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (11.94%) Non-Functional Testing
6 8 (11.94%) PRINCE2
6 8 (11.94%) Stress Testing
6 8 (11.94%) Use Case
7 7 (10.45%) DevOps
7 7 (10.45%) Mentoring
7 7 (10.45%) Mobile Device Management
7 7 (10.45%) Time Management
8 6 (8.96%) ITIL V3
8 6 (8.96%) Line Management
8 6 (8.96%) Presales
8 6 (8.96%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.40%) C#
2 11 (16.42%) JavaScript
3 10 (14.93%) SQL
4 4 (5.97%) Java
5 2 (2.99%) CoffeeScript
5 2 (2.99%) PHP
5 2 (2.99%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.49%) Perl
6 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (25.37%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (14.93%) Degree
2 10 (14.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (13.43%) CCNA
4 8 (11.94%) CCIE
5 7 (10.45%) MCSE
6 6 (8.96%) CCNP
6 6 (8.96%) EMC Certification
7 5 (7.46%) CCSE
8 3 (4.48%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.99%) CCSP
9 2 (2.99%) CISSP
10 1 (1.49%) CCNP Voice
10 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.94%) WAI
2 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.49%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (25.37%) Active Directory
2 12 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.45%) vSphere
4 3 (4.48%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.99%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.49%) Postfix
6 1 (1.49%) Sendmail
6 1 (1.49%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (8.96%) AirWatch
2 3 (4.48%) SCCM
3 2 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.49%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.49%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (1.49%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (1.49%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.49%) SCOM
4 1 (1.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 23 (34.33%) Microsoft
2 20 (29.85%) Cisco
2 20 (29.85%) VMware
3 18 (26.87%) F5
4 11 (16.42%) Oracle
5 8 (11.94%) CheckPoint
5 8 (11.94%) Citrix
5 8 (11.94%) MobileIron
6 6 (8.96%) EMC
6 6 (8.96%) IBM
6 6 (8.96%) Software AG
7 3 (4.48%) Dell
7 3 (4.48%) Juniper
8 2 (2.99%) Brocade
8 2 (2.99%) Dell Compellent
8 2 (2.99%) NetScout
8 2 (2.99%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.49%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.49%) iManage
9 1 (1.49%) Trustwave
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