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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 61 56 55
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 3 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.55% 2.04% 2.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 2.63% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 11
Average salary £22,500 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-55.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £47,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.12% +17.50%
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
432 457 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 78.98% 77.59% 76.15%
Number of salaries quoted 374 401 319
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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 -4 2 £22,500 -55.00%
Lichfield -6 1 £38,500 +54.00%
Load Balancing
West Midlands

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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%) WAN
1 15 (88.24%) Cisco Certification
1 15 (88.24%) Firewall
2 14 (82.35%) VPN
2 14 (82.35%) CCNP
2 14 (82.35%) LAN
3 13 (76.47%) Cisco
4 11 (64.71%) CCNA
4 11 (64.71%) ITIL
5 9 (52.94%) SAN
6 7 (41.18%) Internet
6 7 (41.18%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (41.18%) Network Security
7 6 (35.29%) Telecoms
7 6 (35.29%) Juniper
8 5 (29.41%) CCSP
8 5 (29.41%) VLAN
9 4 (23.53%) Network Architecture
9 4 (23.53%) WAN Optimisation
9 4 (23.53%) CCIP
9 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
9 4 (23.53%) Security Management
9 4 (23.53%) MPLS
9 4 (23.53%) BGP
9 4 (23.53%) IPsec
10 3 (17.65%) Service Management
10 3 (17.65%) WLAN
10 3 (17.65%) B2B
11 2 (11.76%) CCIE
11 2 (11.76%) CISSP

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (88.24%) WAN
1 15 (88.24%) Firewall
2 14 (82.35%) LAN
2 14 (82.35%) VPN
3 9 (52.94%) SAN
4 7 (41.18%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (41.18%) Internet
4 7 (41.18%) Network Security
5 5 (29.41%) VLAN
6 4 (23.53%) MPLS
6 4 (23.53%) BGP
6 4 (23.53%) IPsec
6 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
7 3 (17.65%) WLAN
8 2 (11.76%) DMZ
8 2 (11.76%) VoIP
9 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (35.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Security Specialist
2 4 (23.53%) Network Specialist
2 4 (23.53%) Network Security Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Network Security Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Network Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Security Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
1 1 (5.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Clustering
1 1 (5.88%) Data Extraction
1 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Security Management
2 4 (23.53%) Network Architecture
2 4 (23.53%) WAN Optimisation
3 3 (17.65%) B2B
3 3 (17.65%) Service Management
4 2 (11.76%) Six Sigma
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
4 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
4 2 (11.76%) Network Design
5 1 (5.88%) Web Development
5 1 (5.88%) Security Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) MVC
5 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.88%) SOA
5 1 (5.88%) BCP
5 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C#
1 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (88.24%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (82.35%) CCNP
3 11 (64.71%) CCNA
4 5 (29.41%) CCSP
5 4 (23.53%) CCIP
6 2 (11.76%) MCSE
6 2 (11.76%) CCIE
6 2 (11.76%) CISSP
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco
2 6 (35.29%) Juniper
3 1 (5.88%) NetApp
3 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.88%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Brocade
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) EMC