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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 215 198 238
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +40
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 48 44 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.64% 0.65% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.81% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 44 34 14
Average salary £61,250 £42,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.11% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £51,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.42%
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
6315 5451 5652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.92% 80.32% 79.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5292 4577 4871
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -8 21 £65,000 +62.50% 4
Cheshire -8 21 £52,500 +5.00% 4
Cumbria - 4 £62,500 -
Lancashire 0 1 - -
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 51 (46.79%) Windows
2 50 (45.87%) TCP/IP
3 47 (43.12%) DNS
4 40 (36.70%) MS Exchange
5 37 (33.94%) .NET
6 36 (33.03%) Clustering
7 35 (32.11%) Finance
8 29 (26.61%) SAN
9 28 (25.69%) SQL
9 28 (25.69%) SMTP
9 28 (25.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 28 (25.69%) NAS
10 26 (23.85%) Exchange Server 2007
10 26 (23.85%) Microsoft
10 26 (23.85%) Perl
10 26 (23.85%) ITIL
10 26 (23.85%) Active Directory
11 25 (22.94%) Windows Server 2003
11 25 (22.94%) Symantec
11 25 (22.94%) Norton AntiVirus
11 25 (22.94%) VB.NET
11 25 (22.94%) Exchange Server 2013
12 23 (21.10%) MySQL
12 23 (21.10%) Linux
13 22 (20.18%) Web Services
14 21 (19.27%) JavaScript
14 21 (19.27%) Migration
15 20 (18.35%) IIS
16 18 (16.51%) DHCP
17 17 (15.60%) VPN

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 40 (36.70%) MS Exchange
2 26 (23.85%) Exchange Server 2007
3 25 (22.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 20 (18.35%) IIS
5 14 (12.84%) Lync
6 13 (11.93%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (7.34%) Apache
8 7 (6.42%) SharePoint
9 5 (4.59%) Office Communications Server
10 4 (3.67%) Tomcat
11 3 (2.75%) JBoss
11 3 (2.75%) Jetty
12 2 (1.83%) WordPress
12 2 (1.83%) SAS
13 1 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.26%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.50%) Amazon S3
3 3 (2.75%) SaaS
4 2 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.92%) PaaS
5 1 (0.92%) Route 53
5 1 (0.92%) IaaS
5 1 (0.92%) ElastiCache
5 1 (0.92%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 50 (45.87%) TCP/IP
2 47 (43.12%) DNS
3 29 (26.61%) SAN
4 28 (25.69%) SMTP
4 28 (25.69%) NAS
5 18 (16.51%) DHCP
6 17 (15.60%) VPN
7 16 (14.68%) WAN
8 14 (12.84%) MPLS
9 13 (11.93%) Firewall
9 13 (11.93%) Unified Communications
10 12 (11.01%) HTTP
11 11 (10.09%) LAN
12 9 (8.26%) WAAS
13 6 (5.50%) VLAN
14 4 (3.67%) Internet
15 2 (1.83%) OSPF
15 2 (1.83%) H.323
15 2 (1.83%) PBX
15 2 (1.83%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (21.10%) MySQL
2 15 (13.76%) SQL Server
3 13 (11.93%) Relational Database
4 12 (11.01%) RDBMS
5 9 (8.26%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (6.42%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (4.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (3.67%) Big Data
9 3 (2.75%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.92%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.92%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.92%) Base SAS
10 1 (0.92%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 1 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Maven
1 3 (2.75%) Selenium
1 3 (2.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.92%) Hudson
2 1 (0.92%) Jenkins
General
1 35 (32.11%) Finance
2 12 (11.01%) Marketing
3 4 (3.67%) Legal
4 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.92%) Retail
5 1 (0.92%) Billing
Job Titles
1 21 (19.27%) Developer
2 15 (13.76%) Messaging Engineer
3 14 (12.84%) Exchange Engineer
4 12 (11.01%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 12 (11.01%) C# .NET Developer
4 12 (11.01%) Architect
4 12 (11.01%) .NET Developer
4 12 (11.01%) C# Developer
4 12 (11.01%) ASP.NET Developer
4 12 (11.01%) Team Leader
5 11 (10.09%) Administrator
6 7 (6.42%) Network Manager
6 7 (6.42%) Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (6.42%) Senior Developer
7 6 (5.50%) Technical Architect
7 6 (5.50%) Operations Manager
7 6 (5.50%) Exchange Specialist
7 6 (5.50%) Messaging Specialist
8 5 (4.59%) Network Architect
8 5 (4.59%) Email Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (33.94%) .NET
2 22 (20.18%) Web Services
3 17 (15.60%) CSS
3 17 (15.60%) HTML
4 13 (11.93%) RESTful
5 12 (11.01%) ASP.NET
5 12 (11.01%) XML
6 9 (8.26%) jQuery
7 8 (7.34%) LAMP
8 5 (4.59%) HTML5
8 5 (4.59%) Ajax
9 3 (2.75%) Spring MVC
9 3 (2.75%) Hibernate
9 3 (2.75%) Spring
10 2 (1.83%) Middleware
11 1 (0.92%) SOAP
11 1 (0.92%) WCF
11 1 (0.92%) NHibernate
11 1 (0.92%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 36 (33.03%) Clustering
2 16 (14.68%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (11.93%) Blackberry
4 12 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (11.01%) N-Tier
5 11 (10.09%) Management Information System
6 9 (8.26%) FMCG
7 7 (6.42%) PKI
8 4 (3.67%) Replication
9 3 (2.75%) CMDB
9 3 (2.75%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.83%) Telematics
10 2 (1.83%) Open Source
10 2 (1.83%) Statistics
11 1 (0.92%) Tandem
11 1 (0.92%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.92%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 51 (46.79%) Windows
2 28 (25.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (22.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (21.10%) Linux
5 17 (15.60%) UNIX
6 11 (10.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.67%) AIX
7 4 (3.67%) Solaris
8 3 (2.75%) Ubuntu
8 3 (2.75%) CentOS
9 1 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (23.85%) ITIL
2 21 (19.27%) Migration
3 13 (11.93%) Change Management
4 12 (11.01%) UML
4 12 (11.01%) OOP
4 12 (11.01%) OO
4 12 (11.01%) Problem Management
4 12 (11.01%) Use Case
4 12 (11.01%) Stress Testing
5 10 (9.17%) Incident Management
5 10 (9.17%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (9.17%) E-Commerce
5 10 (9.17%) Project Management
5 10 (9.17%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (8.26%) ERP
7 6 (5.50%) Service Delivery
7 6 (5.50%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (4.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (3.67%) TDD
10 3 (2.75%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 28 (25.69%) SQL
2 26 (23.85%) Perl
3 25 (22.94%) VB.NET
4 21 (19.27%) JavaScript
5 17 (15.60%) PowerShell
6 13 (11.93%) C#
6 13 (11.93%) PHP
7 3 (2.75%) Java
8 1 (0.92%) Delphi
8 1 (0.92%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.92%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.92%) Ruby
8 1 (0.92%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (6.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.50%) MCSE
3 5 (4.59%) Degree
3 5 (4.59%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.67%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.67%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (3.67%) MCSD
4 4 (3.67%) CCNP
4 4 (3.67%) CCA
4 4 (3.67%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (3.67%) CCEA
5 2 (1.83%) MCSA
5 2 (1.83%) MCTS
5 2 (1.83%) MCITP
6 1 (0.92%) MCP
6 1 (0.92%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.01%) WAI
2 2 (1.83%) QA
2 2 (1.83%) SLA
3 1 (0.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (23.85%) Active Directory
2 11 (10.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.42%) Hyper-V
3 7 (6.42%) UAG
4 1 (0.92%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (22.94%) Norton AntiVirus
2 14 (12.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 10 (9.17%) Puppet
4 6 (5.50%) Nagios
5 1 (0.92%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (23.85%) Microsoft
2 25 (22.94%) Symantec
3 15 (13.76%) IronPort
4 13 (11.93%) VMware
5 10 (9.17%) McAfee
6 9 (8.26%) Business Objects
6 9 (8.26%) SAP
6 9 (8.26%) Ipanema Technologies
7 8 (7.34%) Cisco
8 4 (3.67%) Citrix
9 3 (2.75%) HP
10 2 (1.83%) IBM
10 2 (1.83%) Siemens
10 2 (1.83%) Oracle
10 2 (1.83%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.83%) Riverbed
10 2 (1.83%) Mitel
10 2 (1.83%) Polycom
11 1 (0.92%) NETGEAR
11 1 (0.92%) Draytek
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