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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 189 226 218
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -8
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 46 42 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.83% 0.61% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.71% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 34 39 38
Average salary £45,500 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,200 £49,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £67,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,750
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.82%
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
4790 5925 5633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.57% 85.63% 84.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3962 4992 4682
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 13 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the North West region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
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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
Cheshire +31 21 £47,500 -26.92%
Manchester +22 20 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Merseyside -3 4 £39,200 -2.00%
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 66 (54.55%) Cisco
2 45 (37.19%) Cisco Certification
3 44 (36.36%) DNS
3 44 (36.36%) LAN
4 38 (31.40%) Cisco Nexus
5 37 (30.58%) Network Security
6 34 (28.10%) CCIE
6 34 (28.10%) OSPF
7 33 (27.27%) TCP/IP
8 32 (26.45%) SQL Server
8 32 (26.45%) Finance
8 32 (26.45%) VLAN
9 31 (25.62%) Disaster Recovery
9 31 (25.62%) CCNP
9 31 (25.62%) Web Services
9 31 (25.62%) DHCP
10 29 (23.97%) E-Commerce
10 29 (23.97%) XML
10 29 (23.97%) BGP
11 28 (23.14%) Team Foundation Server
11 28 (23.14%) High Availability
12 27 (22.31%) EDI
13 26 (21.49%) HTTP
13 26 (21.49%) SSL
13 26 (21.49%) Fibre Channel
14 25 (20.66%) FCoE
14 25 (20.66%) Hybrid Cloud
14 25 (20.66%) iSCSI
14 25 (20.66%) Microsoft
14 25 (20.66%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 23 (19.01%) BizTalk Server
2 13 (10.74%) SharePoint
3 12 (9.92%) Skype for Business
4 6 (4.96%) MS Exchange
5 5 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (3.31%) CMS
6 4 (3.31%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.48%) IIS
8 2 (1.65%) nginx
9 1 (0.83%) Apache
9 1 (0.83%) Confluence
9 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.83%) Flash Media Server
9 1 (0.83%) Node.js
9 1 (0.83%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 13 (10.74%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.31%) MS Project
3 3 (2.48%) MS Office
4 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.31%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 18 (14.88%) Office 365
2 8 (6.61%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.13%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (4.13%) Amazon S3
3 5 (4.13%) Route 53
4 3 (2.48%) Amazon Glacier
4 3 (2.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (1.65%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.83%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (36.36%) DNS
1 44 (36.36%) LAN
2 38 (31.40%) Cisco Nexus
3 37 (30.58%) Network Security
4 34 (28.10%) OSPF
5 33 (27.27%) TCP/IP
6 32 (26.45%) VLAN
7 31 (25.62%) DHCP
8 29 (23.97%) BGP
9 26 (21.49%) Fibre Channel
9 26 (21.49%) HTTP
9 26 (21.49%) SSL
10 25 (20.66%) FCoE
10 25 (20.66%) iSCSI
11 18 (14.88%) Firewall
12 14 (11.57%) WAN
13 12 (9.92%) Remote Desktop
13 12 (9.92%) Wireless
14 11 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (7.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (26.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.13%) MySQL
3 4 (3.31%) Big Data
3 4 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.31%) DB2
3 4 (3.31%) MS Access
4 3 (2.48%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.83%) Redis
5 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (23.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (4.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (3.31%) HP UFT
3 4 (3.31%) LoadRunner
3 4 (3.31%) Toad
4 2 (1.65%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.65%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.65%) Maven
4 2 (1.65%) Subversion
4 2 (1.65%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.83%) AnthillPro
5 1 (0.83%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.83%) Hudson
5 1 (0.83%) JIRA
5 1 (0.83%) NUnit
5 1 (0.83%) TeamCity
General
1 32 (26.45%) Finance
2 2 (1.65%) Publishing
3 1 (0.83%) Banking
3 1 (0.83%) Marketing
3 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (33.06%) Network Engineer
2 32 (26.45%) Network Security Engineer
2 32 (26.45%) Security Engineer
3 26 (21.49%) Senior Network Engineer
4 25 (20.66%) Administrator
4 25 (20.66%) Analyst
4 25 (20.66%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 25 (20.66%) Senior Security Engineer
5 23 (19.01%) BizTalk Administrator
6 13 (10.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (9.92%) VMware Engineer
8 11 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (9.09%) Senior VMware Engineer
9 8 (6.61%) Architect
9 8 (6.61%) Consultant
10 6 (4.96%) Cisco Engineer
10 6 (4.96%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 5 (4.13%) Cisco Architect
11 5 (4.13%) Network Architect
11 5 (4.13%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (25.62%) Web Services
2 29 (23.97%) XML
3 27 (22.31%) EDI
4 8 (6.61%) .NET
5 6 (4.96%) 802.1X
5 6 (4.96%) ASP.NET
6 4 (3.31%) JSON
6 4 (3.31%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (3.31%) XSLT
7 3 (2.48%) CSS
7 3 (2.48%) HTML
7 3 (2.48%) J2EE
8 2 (1.65%) HTML5
8 2 (1.65%) RESTful
9 1 (0.83%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.83%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.83%) Memcached
9 1 (0.83%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.83%) REST
9 1 (0.83%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.66%) Hybrid Cloud
2 19 (15.70%) Clustering
3 9 (7.44%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.13%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.31%) Mainframe
5 4 (3.31%) Replication
5 4 (3.31%) Telematics
6 3 (2.48%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.48%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.65%) EqualLogic
7 2 (1.65%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.83%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.83%) iPad
8 1 (0.83%) iPhone
8 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.83%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.83%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.83%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.83%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.18%) Windows
2 18 (14.88%) Windows Server
3 16 (13.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (11.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (9.92%) Linux
6 8 (6.61%) Unix
7 5 (4.13%) Solaris
8 4 (3.31%) Android
8 4 (3.31%) Apple iOS
8 4 (3.31%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.65%) CentOS
10 1 (0.83%) Debian
10 1 (0.83%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (25.62%) Disaster Recovery
2 29 (23.97%) E-Commerce
3 28 (23.14%) High Availability
4 12 (9.92%) Incident Management
5 11 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (8.26%) Presales
7 8 (6.61%) DevOps
7 8 (6.61%) PRINCE2
8 6 (4.96%) Configuration Management
8 6 (4.96%) Network Management
9 5 (4.13%) Change Control
9 5 (4.13%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (4.13%) ITIL
9 5 (4.13%) Network Design
9 5 (4.13%) Resource Management
9 5 (4.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (4.13%) UML
10 4 (3.31%) CRM
10 4 (3.31%) Migration
10 4 (3.31%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.74%) PowerShell
2 10 (8.26%) SQL
3 7 (5.79%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.96%) C#
5 5 (4.13%) VB.NET
6 4 (3.31%) VBScript
7 3 (2.48%) Java
8 2 (1.65%) PHP
9 1 (0.83%) Perl
Qualifications
1 45 (37.19%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (28.10%) CCIE
3 31 (25.62%) CCNP
4 12 (9.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (7.44%) Degree
6 8 (6.61%) CCSE
7 5 (4.13%) CCNA
7 5 (4.13%) HP ASE
7 5 (4.13%) HPE ATP
8 4 (3.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (3.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (3.31%) RHCSA
8 4 (3.31%) SC Cleared
8 4 (3.31%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.65%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.83%) MCSE
10 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.65%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.65%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) WAI
System Software
1 20 (16.53%) Active Directory
2 14 (11.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.31%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.65%) Postfix
5 1 (0.83%) Docker
5 1 (0.83%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.83%) Varnish
5 1 (0.83%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (4.96%) Puppet
2 4 (3.31%) DameWare
2 4 (3.31%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 4 (3.31%) SCCM
2 4 (3.31%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (0.83%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.83%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 66 (54.55%) Cisco
2 25 (20.66%) Citrix
2 25 (20.66%) Microsoft
3 22 (18.18%) F5
4 18 (14.88%) SolarWinds
5 16 (13.22%) VMware
6 14 (11.57%) CheckPoint
7 12 (9.92%) NetApp
8 10 (8.26%) Oracle
9 9 (7.44%) HP
10 6 (4.96%) Brocade
10 6 (4.96%) Red Hat
11 5 (4.13%) Huawei
11 5 (4.13%) NetScout
12 4 (3.31%) Dell
12 4 (3.31%) Hitachi
12 4 (3.31%) IBM
12 4 (3.31%) LexisNexis
12 4 (3.31%) Sun
13 3 (2.48%) Juniper
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