The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 183 195 246
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +51
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 58 44 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.81% 0.61% 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.78% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 53 42 4
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5853 5624 5752
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.35% 77.92% 76.83%
Number of salaries quoted 4656 4775 5046
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Load Balancing
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Manchester +21 45 £48,250 +28.66% 4
Cheshire -11 8 £52,500 +50.00% 2
Merseyside -5 4 - -
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 49 (47.57%) TCP/IP
2 45 (43.69%) DNS
3 38 (36.89%) Microsoft
4 37 (35.92%) Windows
5 31 (30.10%) HTTP
6 30 (29.13%) MS Exchange
6 30 (29.13%) SQL
7 28 (27.18%) MySQL
8 27 (26.21%) .NET
9 26 (25.24%) Web Services
9 26 (25.24%) Use Case
10 23 (22.33%) Finance
10 23 (22.33%) SMTP
10 23 (22.33%) Firewall
10 23 (22.33%) Enterprise Software
11 22 (21.36%) HP
11 22 (21.36%) DHCP
11 22 (21.36%) JavaScript
12 21 (20.39%) SQL Server
12 21 (20.39%) VPN
13 20 (19.42%) Cisco
13 20 (19.42%) C#
13 20 (19.42%) CSS
13 20 (19.42%) RESTful
13 20 (19.42%) Relational Database
14 19 (18.45%) Stress Testing
14 19 (18.45%) WAI
14 19 (18.45%) ASP.NET
14 19 (18.45%) XML
14 19 (18.45%) UML

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 30 (29.13%) MS Exchange
2 17 (16.50%) Lync
3 15 (14.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (10.68%) WebSphere
5 9 (8.74%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (8.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (6.80%) Apache
7 5 (4.85%) IIS
8 3 (2.91%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.94%) Jetty
9 2 (1.94%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.97%) SAS
10 1 (0.97%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.94%) MS Office
1 2 (1.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.83%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.91%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.94%) Route 53
3 2 (1.94%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.97%) SaaS
4 1 (0.97%) PaaS
4 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.97%) ElastiCache
4 1 (0.97%) IaaS
4 1 (0.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 49 (47.57%) TCP/IP
2 45 (43.69%) DNS
3 31 (30.10%) HTTP
4 23 (22.33%) SMTP
4 23 (22.33%) Firewall
5 22 (21.36%) DHCP
6 21 (20.39%) VPN
7 19 (18.45%) WAN
8 18 (17.48%) MPLS
9 16 (15.53%) Unified Communications
9 16 (15.53%) SSL
9 16 (15.53%) LAN
10 14 (13.59%) OSPF
11 13 (12.62%) Internet
12 12 (11.65%) BGP
12 12 (11.65%) EIGRP
12 12 (11.65%) TACACS
13 11 (10.68%) LDAP
13 11 (10.68%) IGRP
14 10 (9.71%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (27.18%) MySQL
2 21 (20.39%) SQL Server
3 20 (19.42%) Relational Database
4 19 (18.45%) RDBMS
5 8 (7.77%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.91%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (2.91%) Big Data
7 2 (1.94%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.94%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.97%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.97%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.97%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.97%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Selenium
1 2 (1.94%) Maven
1 2 (1.94%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.97%) Hudson
2 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.97%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (22.33%) Finance
2 17 (16.50%) Marketing
3 3 (2.91%) Legal
4 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.97%) Retail
5 1 (0.97%) Billing
Job Titles
1 22 (21.36%) Developer
2 19 (18.45%) C# .NET Developer
2 19 (18.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 19 (18.45%) .NET Developer
2 19 (18.45%) C# Developer
2 19 (18.45%) ASP.NET Developer
3 14 (13.59%) Messaging Engineer
3 14 (13.59%) Exchange Engineer
4 13 (12.62%) Administrator
5 12 (11.65%) Network Engineer
6 11 (10.68%) Firewall Engineer
7 10 (9.71%) Architect
8 7 (6.80%) Consultant
8 7 (6.80%) Team Leader
8 7 (6.80%) Cloud Architect
9 6 (5.83%) DBA
10 5 (4.85%) Linux Administrator
11 4 (3.88%) Server Engineer
11 4 (3.88%) Analyst
12 3 (2.91%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (26.21%) .NET
2 26 (25.24%) Web Services
3 20 (19.42%) CSS
3 20 (19.42%) RESTful
4 19 (18.45%) ASP.NET
4 19 (18.45%) XML
4 19 (18.45%) HTML
5 12 (11.65%) SOAP
6 9 (8.74%) LAMP
7 3 (2.91%) jQuery
8 2 (1.94%) Spring MVC
8 2 (1.94%) Spring
8 2 (1.94%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.97%) WCF
9 1 (0.97%) NHibernate
9 1 (0.97%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 23 (22.33%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (18.45%) N-Tier
3 18 (17.48%) Clustering
4 15 (14.56%) Blackberry
5 9 (8.74%) Management Information System
5 9 (8.74%) PKI
6 6 (5.83%) Replication
7 3 (2.91%) FMCG
8 2 (1.94%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.94%) Statistics
8 2 (1.94%) Open Source
9 1 (0.97%) iPhone
9 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.97%) iPad
9 1 (0.97%) SecurID
9 1 (0.97%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 37 (35.92%) Windows
2 17 (16.50%) Linux
3 13 (12.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (9.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (8.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (7.77%) UNIX
7 4 (3.88%) Ubuntu
7 4 (3.88%) CentOS
8 2 (1.94%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.94%) Android
9 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.97%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.97%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.24%) Use Case
2 19 (18.45%) Stress Testing
2 19 (18.45%) UML
2 19 (18.45%) OOP
2 19 (18.45%) OO
3 12 (11.65%) Project Management
4 11 (10.68%) ITIL
4 11 (10.68%) Change Management
4 11 (10.68%) Network Management
4 11 (10.68%) Network Design
4 11 (10.68%) Capacity Management
5 10 (9.71%) Problem Management
6 8 (7.77%) Incident Management
6 8 (7.77%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (6.80%) E-Commerce
7 7 (6.80%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (6.80%) Business Development
8 6 (5.83%) Service Delivery
9 5 (4.85%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 30 (29.13%) SQL
2 22 (21.36%) JavaScript
3 20 (19.42%) C#
4 8 (7.77%) Perl
4 8 (7.77%) VB.NET
5 7 (6.80%) PHP
6 4 (3.88%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.94%) Java
8 1 (0.97%) Delphi
8 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.97%) Groovy
8 1 (0.97%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (5.83%) MCITP
1 6 (5.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.88%) MCSE
2 4 (3.88%) CCNP
2 4 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.91%) MCP
3 3 (2.91%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.94%) CCEE
4 2 (1.94%) CCAA
4 2 (1.94%) CCIA
4 2 (1.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (1.94%) MCTS
4 2 (1.94%) Degree
4 2 (1.94%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (1.94%) CCEA
5 1 (0.97%) MCSA
5 1 (0.97%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (18.45%) WAI
2 2 (1.94%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (15.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (10.68%) Active Directory
3 9 (8.74%) vSphere
4 8 (7.77%) UAG
5 6 (5.83%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.94%) XenApp
6 2 (1.94%) XenServer
6 2 (1.94%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.97%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.97%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (10.68%) CiscoWorks
1 11 (10.68%) HP NNM
2 9 (8.74%) Puppet
3 8 (7.77%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (5.83%) Nagios
5 1 (0.97%) SCCM
5 1 (0.97%) SCOM
5 1 (0.97%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.97%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.97%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.97%) SCSM
Vendors
1 38 (36.89%) Microsoft
2 22 (21.36%) HP
3 20 (19.42%) Cisco
4 16 (15.53%) VMware
5 14 (13.59%) F5
6 11 (10.68%) Juniper
7 8 (7.77%) McAfee
7 8 (7.77%) Symantec
8 7 (6.80%) BMC
8 7 (6.80%) NetApp
8 7 (6.80%) EMC
8 7 (6.80%) 3PAR
9 4 (3.88%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.91%) Citrix
10 3 (2.91%) SAP
10 3 (2.91%) Business Objects
11 2 (1.94%) Mitel
11 2 (1.94%) Veeam
11 2 (1.94%) Polycom
11 2 (1.94%) JBoss
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