The first table below looks at the demand for Load Balancing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 16 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 Sheffield region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 74 42 68
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +26
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 1 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.13% 2.91% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 3.50% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 3
Average salary - £39,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -4.65%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
572 428 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 76.37% 83.11% 75.04%
Number of salaries quoted 481 361 424
Average salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.36% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,700 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
Load Balancing
South Yorkshire

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Load Balancing
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Load Balancing Salary Trend in Sheffield

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 4 (66.67%) BGP
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Apache
2 3 (50.00%) OSPF
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Debian
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Puppet
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Multicast
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) LAMP
4 1 (16.67%) Samba
4 1 (16.67%) CloudFront
4 1 (16.67%) F5
4 1 (16.67%) CCEE
4 1 (16.67%) CCAA
4 1 (16.67%) CCIA
4 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (16.67%) IaaS

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 3 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
1 1 (16.67%) CloudFront
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) BGP
2 3 (50.00%) OSPF
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (16.67%) Multicast
4 1 (16.67%) SNMP
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) SSL
4 1 (16.67%) MPLS
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Network Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) LAMP
1 1 (16.67%) Django
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Debian
3 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) CCDP
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (16.67%) CCEA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (16.67%) MCITP
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) CCEE
1 1 (16.67%) CCAA
1 1 (16.67%) CCIA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Samba
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (16.67%) Postfix
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
2 1 (16.67%) XenServer
2 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
1 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) MOM
2 1 (16.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) HP
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) ProCurve
2 1 (16.67%) Veeam
2 1 (16.67%) F5
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft