The table below looks at the statistics for NLBS skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NLBS over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Network Load Balancing Services (NLBS)
Rank - - 227
Permanent jobs citing NLBS 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.035%
As % of the System Software category - - 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 - £51,250
NLBS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

System Software Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
651 513 565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 10.90% 9.26% 9.91%
Number of salaries quoted 593 428 489
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -4.37%