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

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 204 226 208
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -18
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 29 29 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.51% 0.45% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.51% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 26 29 46
Median salary £41,000 £41,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -18.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £65,000 £51,250
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
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
4893 5632 6020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.49% 87.64% 85.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4143 4482 4848
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 6 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 6 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 +2 16 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Cheshire +36 10 £47,500 +42.85%
Merseyside - 2 - - 1
Lancashire -4 1 £58,000 +71.85%
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 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 31 (39.24%) SQL Server
2 30 (37.97%) Disaster Recovery
3 29 (36.71%) Cisco
4 27 (34.18%) Finance
5 26 (32.91%) XML
6 25 (31.65%) Web Services
7 24 (30.38%) F5
8 22 (27.85%) Windows
9 21 (26.58%) EDI
9 21 (26.58%) Firewall
9 21 (26.58%) BizTalk Server
9 21 (26.58%) High Availability
9 21 (26.58%) Team Foundation Server
10 20 (25.32%) Microsoft
11 19 (24.05%) DNS
11 19 (24.05%) Active Directory
11 19 (24.05%) Cisco Certification
11 19 (24.05%) Windows Server
12 17 (21.52%) VMware
13 16 (20.25%) Cisco Nexus
14 13 (16.46%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (16.46%) CCIE
14 13 (16.46%) MS Exchange
14 13 (16.46%) LAN
15 12 (15.19%) DHCP
15 12 (15.19%) Network Security
16 11 (13.92%) VLAN
16 11 (13.92%) Cisco ASA
16 11 (13.92%) Office 365
16 11 (13.92%) Windows Server 2012

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 21 (26.58%) BizTalk Server
2 13 (16.46%) MS Exchange
3 8 (10.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (8.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (6.33%) Skype for Business
6 5 (6.33%) WebSphere
7 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.53%) Apache
8 2 (2.53%) IIS
8 2 (2.53%) nginx
9 1 (1.27%) CMS
9 1 (1.27%) Confluence
9 1 (1.27%) Flash Media Server
9 1 (1.27%) JBoss
9 1 (1.27%) NetWeaver
9 1 (1.27%) Node.js
9 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.27%) MS Office
2 1 (1.27%) MS Project
2 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) SAP R/3
1 1 (1.27%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.92%) Office 365
2 2 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.53%) GitHub
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.53%) SaaS
3 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.27%) DigitalOcean
3 1 (1.27%) IaaS
3 1 (1.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (26.58%) Firewall
2 19 (24.05%) DNS
3 16 (20.25%) Cisco Nexus
4 13 (16.46%) LAN
5 12 (15.19%) DHCP
5 12 (15.19%) Network Security
6 11 (13.92%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (13.92%) VLAN
7 10 (12.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 10 (12.66%) OSPF
8 8 (10.13%) Cisco PIX
9 7 (8.86%) BIG-IP
9 7 (8.86%) HTTP
9 7 (8.86%) TCP/IP
9 7 (8.86%) Wireless
10 6 (7.59%) 802.11
10 6 (7.59%) BGP
10 6 (7.59%) SNMP
10 6 (7.59%) TACACS
10 6 (7.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (39.24%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.59%) MySQL
3 5 (6.33%) RDBMS
3 5 (6.33%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.06%) DB2
4 4 (5.06%) MS Access
5 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.27%) Redis
5 1 (1.27%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 21 (26.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (5.06%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.06%) HP UFT
3 4 (5.06%) LoadRunner
3 4 (5.06%) Toad
4 2 (2.53%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.27%) JIRA
5 1 (1.27%) Subversion
5 1 (1.27%) TeamCity
General
1 27 (34.18%) Finance
2 7 (8.86%) Law
3 5 (6.33%) Marketing
4 3 (3.80%) Publishing
5 2 (2.53%) Banking
5 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (37.97%) Analyst
2 21 (26.58%) Administrator
3 20 (25.32%) BizTalk Administrator
4 17 (21.52%) Network Engineer
5 11 (13.92%) Security Engineer
6 9 (11.39%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (11.39%) Network Security Engineer
7 7 (8.86%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 7 (8.86%) Developer
7 7 (8.86%) Support Analyst
8 5 (6.33%) .NET Developer
8 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (6.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (6.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (6.33%) C# Developer
8 5 (6.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Consultant
9 4 (5.06%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (5.06%) VMware Engineer
10 3 (3.80%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (32.91%) XML
2 25 (31.65%) Web Services
3 21 (26.58%) EDI
4 8 (10.13%) .NET
5 6 (7.59%) 802.1X
5 6 (7.59%) ASP.NET
6 5 (6.33%) CSS
6 5 (6.33%) HTML
6 5 (6.33%) RESTful
7 4 (5.06%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (2.53%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.53%) Ember.js
8 2 (2.53%) Haml
8 2 (2.53%) Middleware
8 2 (2.53%) Sass
9 1 (1.27%) LAMP
9 1 (1.27%) LEMP Stack
9 1 (1.27%) Memcached
9 1 (1.27%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (1.27%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.13%) Clustering
2 5 (6.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.33%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (6.33%) N-Tier
3 4 (5.06%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.80%) EqualLogic
4 3 (3.80%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.53%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.27%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.27%) BYOD
6 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.27%) Life Science
6 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.27%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.27%) Replication
6 1 (1.27%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 22 (27.85%) Windows
2 19 (24.05%) Windows Server
3 13 (16.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (13.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.06%) Linux
6 3 (3.80%) Unix
7 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.27%) Debian
7 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.97%) Disaster Recovery
2 21 (26.58%) High Availability
3 8 (10.13%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (8.86%) OOP
4 7 (8.86%) Time Management
5 6 (7.59%) ITIL
5 6 (7.59%) Network Management
5 6 (7.59%) UML
6 5 (6.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (6.33%) OO
6 5 (6.33%) Presales
6 5 (6.33%) Stress Testing
6 5 (6.33%) Use Case
7 4 (5.06%) Incident Management
7 4 (5.06%) Load Testing
7 4 (5.06%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 4 (5.06%) Validation
8 3 (3.80%) DevOps
8 3 (3.80%) E-Commerce
8 3 (3.80%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.13%) JavaScript
1 8 (10.13%) SQL
2 6 (7.59%) C#
3 5 (6.33%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.80%) PHP
5 2 (2.53%) CoffeeScript
5 2 (2.53%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.27%) Perl
6 1 (1.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (24.05%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (16.46%) CCIE
3 9 (11.39%) CCNP
4 8 (10.13%) CCSE
5 6 (7.59%) CCNA
6 5 (6.33%) Degree
7 4 (5.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.53%) CCSP
8 2 (2.53%) CISSP
8 2 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.53%) MCSE
8 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.27%) CCNP Voice
9 1 (1.27%) EMC Certification
9 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) WAI
2 2 (2.53%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (24.05%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.86%) vSphere
4 5 (6.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.53%) Postfix
5 2 (2.53%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.27%) Docker
6 1 (1.27%) Sendmail
6 1 (1.27%) Varnish
6 1 (1.27%) XenApp
6 1 (1.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (6.33%) SCCM
2 4 (5.06%) DameWare
2 4 (5.06%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.27%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.27%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.27%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (1.27%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (1.27%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.27%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.27%) SCOM
4 1 (1.27%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 29 (36.71%) Cisco
2 24 (30.38%) F5
3 20 (25.32%) Microsoft
4 17 (21.52%) VMware
5 10 (12.66%) CheckPoint
5 10 (12.66%) SolarWinds
6 8 (10.13%) MobileIron
7 6 (7.59%) Brocade
7 6 (7.59%) Oracle
8 5 (6.33%) Citrix
8 5 (6.33%) Dell
8 5 (6.33%) IBM
8 5 (6.33%) NetScout
9 4 (5.06%) HP
9 4 (5.06%) LexisNexis
9 4 (5.06%) NetApp
10 3 (3.80%) Dell Compellent
10 3 (3.80%) Juniper
11 1 (1.27%) iManage
11 1 (1.27%) Palo Alto
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