The first table below looks at the demand for Network 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 Network Load Balancing over the 3 months to 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Load Balancing (NLB)
Rank 252 253 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing Network Load Balancing 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.056% 0.014% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.069% 0.017% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £36,834 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+28.95% -7.91%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5836 5741 5348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.24% 78.22% 74.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4737 4720 4681
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Network Load Balancing
England

Network Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Load Balancing across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Network Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Network Load Balancing
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Load Balancing across the North West region.

Network Load Balancing Salary Trend in the North West

Network 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 Network Load Balancing within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +6 4 £50,000 +42.85%
Network Load Balancing
England

Network Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Network 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 Network Load Balancing.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (100.00%) MCITP
2 9 (81.82%) MCTS
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (72.73%) Hyper-V
3 8 (72.73%) Clustering
4 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
5 6 (54.55%) MCSE
5 6 (54.55%) Migration
5 6 (54.55%) Data Protection
5 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (45.45%) HP
7 4 (36.36%) MOM
7 4 (36.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (36.36%) Symantec
7 4 (36.36%) Blackberry
7 4 (36.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (36.36%) MCSA
7 4 (36.36%) IIS
7 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2000
7 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (36.36%) SCCM
7 4 (36.36%) SCOM

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Network 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 Network Load Balancing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
3 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (36.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (36.36%) IIS
4 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2000
4 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (36.36%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (27.27%) Apache
6 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (18.18%) Lync
7 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) PowerPivot
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) NAS
1 3 (27.27%) Internet
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
1 3 (27.27%) LDAP
2 2 (18.18%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 3 (27.27%) MySQL
2 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Consultant
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Consultant
3 4 (36.36%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (27.27%) Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Web Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 2 (18.18%) Technical Support
5 2 (18.18%) Business Consultant
5 2 (18.18%) IT Support
6 1 (9.09%) Senior IT Support
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft BI Consultant
6 1 (9.09%) Project Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Consultant
6 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) LAMP
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Clustering
2 4 (36.36%) Blackberry
3 2 (18.18%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Migration
1 6 (54.55%) Data Protection
2 3 (27.27%) ERP
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) High Availability
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (100.00%) MCITP
2 9 (81.82%) MCTS
3 6 (54.55%) MCSE
4 4 (36.36%) MCSA
5 3 (27.27%) RHCE
6 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (72.73%) Hyper-V
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (36.36%) Forefront TMG
3 4 (36.36%) UAG
4 3 (27.27%) Squid
5 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) MOM
1 4 (36.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 4 (36.36%) SCCM
1 4 (36.36%) SCOM
1 4 (36.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 4 (36.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Puppet
2 3 (27.27%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) Symantec
4 3 (27.27%) Foundry
4 3 (27.27%) Brocade
4 3 (27.27%) Business Objects
4 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
4 3 (27.27%) Compaq
5 2 (18.18%) Dell
5 2 (18.18%) VMware
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco