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 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 63 63 65
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 7 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.04% 0.93% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 1.29% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 3
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.50%
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
547 464 425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 81.40% 71.83% 79.89%
Number of salaries quoted 462 382 338
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 November 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 27 November 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 +17 7 £60,000 +20.00%
Load Balancing
West Midlands

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 19 (90.48%) Cisco Certification
1 19 (90.48%) Firewall
2 18 (85.71%) VPN
3 16 (76.19%) Cisco
4 15 (71.43%) WAN
5 14 (66.67%) LAN
5 14 (66.67%) CCNP
6 12 (57.14%) Internet
7 11 (52.38%) CCNA
7 11 (52.38%) ITIL
7 11 (52.38%) Network Security
8 10 (47.62%) SAN
9 9 (42.86%) CCSP
9 9 (42.86%) Juniper
10 8 (38.10%) Network Architecture
10 8 (38.10%) Security Management
11 7 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (28.57%) VLAN
12 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
13 5 (23.81%) CheckPoint
13 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
14 4 (19.05%) BGP
14 4 (19.05%) IPsec
14 4 (19.05%) Fortinet
14 4 (19.05%) WAN Optimisation
14 4 (19.05%) MPLS
14 4 (19.05%) CCIP
14 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
14 4 (19.05%) B2B
15 3 (14.29%) VoIP

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 19 (90.48%) Firewall
2 18 (85.71%) VPN
3 15 (71.43%) WAN
4 14 (66.67%) LAN
5 12 (57.14%) Internet
6 11 (52.38%) Network Security
7 10 (47.62%) SAN
8 7 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (28.57%) VLAN
10 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
10 4 (19.05%) IPsec
10 4 (19.05%) MPLS
10 4 (19.05%) BGP
11 3 (14.29%) VoIP
11 3 (14.29%) WLAN
12 2 (9.52%) HTTP
12 2 (9.52%) DMZ
General
1 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Network Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Security Specialist
2 4 (19.05%) Security Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Network Specialist
2 4 (19.05%) Senior Security Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Network Security Specialist
2 4 (19.05%) Senior Network Security Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Team Leader
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Network Security Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Network Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) ITIL
2 8 (38.10%) Security Management
2 8 (38.10%) Network Architecture
3 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 4 (19.05%) B2B
4 4 (19.05%) WAN Optimisation
5 3 (14.29%) Service Management
6 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
6 2 (9.52%) Six Sigma
6 2 (9.52%) BCP
6 2 (9.52%) Migration
6 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
6 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
6 2 (9.52%) Network Design
7 1 (4.76%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (90.48%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (66.67%) CCNP
3 11 (52.38%) CCNA
4 9 (42.86%) CCSP
5 4 (19.05%) CCIP
6 2 (9.52%) MCSE
6 2 (9.52%) CCIE
6 2 (9.52%) CISSP
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Cisco
2 9 (42.86%) Juniper
3 5 (23.81%) CheckPoint
4 4 (19.05%) Fortinet
5 2 (9.52%) VMware
5 2 (9.52%) Brocade
5 2 (9.52%) NetApp
5 2 (9.52%) HP
5 2 (9.52%) EMC