The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 62 63 59
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 14 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.98% 0.45% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.71% 0.58% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 3
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £44,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+12.35% +2.29%
Load Balancing
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
516 520 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 72.98% 78.67% 77.31%
Number of salaries quoted 407 439 308
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Load Balancing
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Load Balancing Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Load Balancing
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Load Balancing Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Load Balancing
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Stoke-on-Trent +7 8 £52,000 +48.57%
Cannock - 2 £41,250 -
Load Balancing
West Midlands

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 15 (88.24%) Cisco Certification
1 15 (88.24%) Firewall
2 14 (82.35%) VPN
3 12 (70.59%) Cisco
4 11 (64.71%) Internet
5 10 (58.82%) Network Security
6 9 (52.94%) Juniper
6 9 (52.94%) E-Commerce
7 8 (47.06%) ITIL
7 8 (47.06%) CCSP
7 8 (47.06%) WAN
7 8 (47.06%) CCNA
7 8 (47.06%) CheckPoint
8 7 (41.18%) Security Management
8 7 (41.18%) Fortinet
8 7 (41.18%) Network Architecture
8 7 (41.18%) SAN
8 7 (41.18%) CCNP
8 7 (41.18%) LAN
9 6 (35.29%) VLAN
10 4 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (23.53%) B2B
11 3 (17.65%) VoIP
11 3 (17.65%) WLAN
11 3 (17.65%) Service Management
12 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
12 2 (11.76%) Six Sigma
12 2 (11.76%) BCP
12 2 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (11.76%) NetApp

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 15 (88.24%) Firewall
2 14 (82.35%) VPN
3 11 (64.71%) Internet
4 10 (58.82%) Network Security
5 8 (47.06%) WAN
6 7 (41.18%) SAN
6 7 (41.18%) LAN
7 6 (35.29%) VLAN
8 4 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (17.65%) VoIP
9 3 (17.65%) WLAN
10 2 (11.76%) HTTP
10 2 (11.76%) DMZ
General
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Network Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Senior Network Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Security Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Senior Security Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Senior Network Security Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Network Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Security Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Team Leader
3 2 (11.76%) Network Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) E-Commerce
2 8 (47.06%) ITIL
3 7 (41.18%) Security Management
3 7 (41.18%) Network Architecture
4 4 (23.53%) B2B
5 3 (17.65%) Service Management
6 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (11.76%) Six Sigma
6 2 (11.76%) BCP
6 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.76%) Migration
6 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
6 2 (11.76%) Network Design
6 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
7 1 (5.88%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (88.24%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (47.06%) CCSP
2 8 (47.06%) CCNA
3 7 (41.18%) CCNP
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (11.76%) CISSP
4 2 (11.76%) MCSE
4 2 (11.76%) CCIE
4 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Cisco
2 9 (52.94%) Juniper
3 8 (47.06%) CheckPoint
4 7 (41.18%) Fortinet
5 2 (11.76%) NetApp
5 2 (11.76%) HP
5 2 (11.76%) EMC
5 2 (11.76%) VMware
5 2 (11.76%) Brocade