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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 193 185 261
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +76
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 57 59 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.77% 0.87% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 1.08% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 53 51 15
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £40,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.50%
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
6113 5485 6366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 82.98% 80.76% 79.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5259 4570 5624
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Cheshire +4 33 £50,000 - 4
Manchester -20 22 £37,500 -25.00% 4
Merseyside +9 1 £40,000 -20.00%
Lancashire -2 1 - - 1
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 54 (51.43%) Windows
2 42 (40.00%) .NET
3 41 (39.05%) Clustering
4 40 (38.10%) TCP/IP
4 40 (38.10%) DNS
5 38 (36.19%) Finance
6 37 (35.24%) SQL
7 35 (33.33%) SAN
7 35 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 34 (32.38%) NAS
9 32 (30.48%) SMTP
9 32 (30.48%) Perl
9 32 (30.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 32 (30.48%) Active Directory
10 31 (29.52%) Norton AntiVirus
10 31 (29.52%) Exchange Server 2007
10 31 (29.52%) Exchange Server 2013
10 31 (29.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 31 (29.52%) VB.NET
10 31 (29.52%) Symantec
10 31 (29.52%) ITIL
11 30 (28.57%) JavaScript
12 29 (27.62%) Linux
12 29 (27.62%) Web Services
13 27 (25.71%) HTML
13 27 (25.71%) CSS
14 26 (24.76%) IIS
14 26 (24.76%) UNIX
14 26 (24.76%) Migration
15 22 (20.95%) PowerShell

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 35 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 31 (29.52%) Exchange Server 2007
2 31 (29.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 26 (24.76%) IIS
4 7 (6.67%) WordPress
5 6 (5.71%) SharePoint
6 5 (4.76%) Apache
7 4 (3.81%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (2.86%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.86%) JBoss
8 3 (2.86%) Jetty
9 2 (1.90%) Lync
9 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.95%) nginx
10 1 (0.95%) SAS
10 1 (0.95%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (17.14%) Amazon S3
1 18 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.76%) SaaS
3 2 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.95%) Route 53
4 1 (0.95%) ElastiCache
4 1 (0.95%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 40 (38.10%) TCP/IP
1 40 (38.10%) DNS
2 35 (33.33%) SAN
3 34 (32.38%) NAS
4 32 (30.48%) SMTP
5 17 (16.19%) WAN
6 15 (14.29%) LAN
7 11 (10.48%) Firewall
7 11 (10.48%) HTTP
8 9 (8.57%) WAAS
9 7 (6.67%) Internet
9 7 (6.67%) DHCP
10 4 (3.81%) VLAN
11 3 (2.86%) VPN
12 2 (1.90%) MPLS
12 2 (1.90%) Unified Communications
13 1 (0.95%) DMZ
13 1 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (0.95%) SSL
13 1 (0.95%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (18.10%) MySQL
2 16 (15.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 13 (12.38%) SQL Server
4 11 (10.48%) RDBMS
4 11 (10.48%) Relational Database
5 9 (8.57%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (3.81%) Big Data
8 3 (2.86%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Maven
1 3 (2.86%) Selenium
1 3 (2.86%) Git (software)
General
1 38 (36.19%) Finance
2 11 (10.48%) Marketing
3 3 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (28.57%) Developer
2 16 (15.24%) Web Developer
3 14 (13.33%) Architect
4 11 (10.48%) Senior Developer
4 11 (10.48%) .NET Developer
4 11 (10.48%) C# Developer
4 11 (10.48%) ASP.NET Developer
4 11 (10.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 11 (10.48%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (9.52%) Messaging Engineer
5 10 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
6 9 (8.57%) Team Leader
6 9 (8.57%) Technical Architect
6 9 (8.57%) Exchange Engineer
7 8 (7.62%) Network Manager
7 8 (7.62%) Senior Web Developer
8 6 (5.71%) Operations Manager
8 6 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (5.71%) Administrator
8 6 (5.71%) Messaging Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (40.00%) .NET
2 29 (27.62%) Web Services
3 27 (25.71%) HTML
3 27 (25.71%) CSS
4 19 (18.10%) jQuery
5 16 (15.24%) Ajax
5 16 (15.24%) HTML5
6 11 (10.48%) RESTful
6 11 (10.48%) ASP.NET
6 11 (10.48%) XML
7 7 (6.67%) Phalcon
8 4 (3.81%) LAMP
9 3 (2.86%) Hibernate
9 3 (2.86%) Spring
9 3 (2.86%) Spring MVC
10 2 (1.90%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 41 (39.05%) Clustering
2 15 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (10.48%) N-Tier
4 10 (9.52%) Management Information System
5 9 (8.57%) FMCG
6 5 (4.76%) CMDB
7 4 (3.81%) Telematics
8 3 (2.86%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.86%) Replication
9 2 (1.90%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.90%) PKI
9 2 (1.90%) Statistics
9 2 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.95%) Open Source
10 1 (0.95%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.95%) Tandem
10 1 (0.95%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 54 (51.43%) Windows
2 32 (30.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (29.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 29 (27.62%) Linux
5 26 (24.76%) UNIX
6 11 (10.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.81%) AIX
7 4 (3.81%) Solaris
8 2 (1.90%) CentOS
9 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.95%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (29.52%) ITIL
2 26 (24.76%) Migration
3 19 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (15.24%) E-Commerce
5 11 (10.48%) UML
5 11 (10.48%) OOP
5 11 (10.48%) OO
5 11 (10.48%) Use Case
5 11 (10.48%) Stress Testing
6 10 (9.52%) Incident Management
6 10 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (9.52%) Change Management
6 10 (9.52%) Problem Management
7 9 (8.57%) ERP
7 9 (8.57%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (7.62%) Project Management
9 6 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (4.76%) Infrastructure Management
10 5 (4.76%) Technical Analysis
10 5 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 37 (35.24%) SQL
2 32 (30.48%) Perl
3 31 (29.52%) VB.NET
4 30 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 22 (20.95%) PowerShell
6 21 (20.00%) PHP
7 11 (10.48%) C#
8 3 (2.86%) Java
9 1 (0.95%) Python
9 1 (0.95%) Ruby
9 1 (0.95%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (11.43%) Degree
2 5 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 5 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (3.81%) MCSD
3 4 (3.81%) MCSE
3 4 (3.81%) CCA
3 4 (3.81%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (3.81%) CCEA
4 1 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.95%) MCSA
4 1 (0.95%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.48%) WAI
2 5 (4.76%) QA
3 1 (0.95%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (30.48%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.71%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.90%) UAG
Systems Management
1 31 (29.52%) Norton AntiVirus
2 20 (19.05%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 7 (6.67%) Puppet
4 4 (3.81%) Nagios
5 1 (0.95%) Cacti
5 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 31 (29.52%) Symantec
2 21 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (20.00%) IronPort
3 11 (10.48%) VMware
4 10 (9.52%) McAfee
5 9 (8.57%) Business Objects
5 9 (8.57%) SAP
5 9 (8.57%) Ipanema Technologies
6 4 (3.81%) Citrix
7 3 (2.86%) HP
8 2 (1.90%) Cisco
8 2 (1.90%) IBM
8 2 (1.90%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.90%) Riverbed
9 1 (0.95%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.95%) Percona
9 1 (0.95%) NETGEAR
9 1 (0.95%) Oracle
9 1 (0.95%) NetApp
9 1 (0.95%) Draytek
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