The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 212 202 198
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 27 34 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.45% 0.57% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.66% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 21 33 23
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £36,479
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +30.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £29,300 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £80,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Load Balancing
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5250 5166 4432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.05% 87.20% 83.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4098 4200 3675
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Load Balancing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Load Balancing
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Load Balancing Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Load Balancing
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Load Balancing Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Load Balancing
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +13 9 £37,500 -
Worcestershire +16 7 £47,500 +26.66%
Birmingham -29 3 £52,000 -25.71% 2
Coventry - 3 £43,500 - 1
Solihull +15 2 £49,500 +58.40%
Shropshire - 2 £55,000 - 1
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT jobs citing Load Balancing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 49 (63.64%) Firewall
2 33 (42.86%) Linux
3 32 (41.56%) Cisco
4 27 (35.06%) Root Cause Analysis
5 25 (32.47%) F5
5 25 (32.47%) CCNP
5 25 (32.47%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (32.47%) LAN
6 23 (29.87%) WAN
7 21 (27.27%) VPN
8 18 (23.38%) HTTP
8 18 (23.38%) Microservices
9 17 (22.08%) DevOps
9 17 (22.08%) Puppet
10 16 (20.78%) Windows
10 16 (20.78%) Mesos
10 16 (20.78%) Hybrid Cloud
10 16 (20.78%) Kubernetes
11 14 (18.18%) CCIE
12 13 (16.88%) Project Management
13 11 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
13 11 (14.29%) logstash
13 11 (14.29%) InfluxDB
13 11 (14.29%) Kibana
13 11 (14.29%) Icinga
13 11 (14.29%) Docker
13 11 (14.29%) ELK Stack
13 11 (14.29%) Grafana
13 11 (14.29%) nginx
13 11 (14.29%) Nagios

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (14.29%) Apache
1 11 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
1 11 (14.29%) nginx
2 9 (11.69%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.90%) IIS
3 3 (3.90%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.90%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.60%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.30%) CMS
5 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.30%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.90%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.99%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.60%) Office 365
4 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (63.64%) Firewall
2 25 (32.47%) LAN
3 23 (29.87%) WAN
4 21 (27.27%) VPN
5 18 (23.38%) HTTP
6 11 (14.29%) VoIP
7 9 (11.69%) TCP/IP
7 9 (11.69%) Wireless
8 8 (10.39%) DNS
8 8 (10.39%) Internet
9 7 (9.09%) FTP
9 7 (9.09%) OSPF
9 7 (9.09%) SSL
9 7 (9.09%) VLAN
10 6 (7.79%) MPLS
10 6 (7.79%) SAN
10 6 (7.79%) SMTP
11 5 (6.49%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (5.19%) BGP
12 4 (5.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.29%) InfluxDB
1 11 (14.29%) MySQL
2 9 (11.69%) Apache Cassandra
2 9 (11.69%) MongoDB
2 9 (11.69%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (6.49%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.30%) DB2
General
1 3 (3.90%) Retail
2 2 (2.60%) Banking
2 2 (2.60%) Finance
2 2 (2.60%) Marketing
3 1 (1.30%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 23 (29.87%) Network Engineer
2 22 (28.57%) Operations Engineer
3 17 (22.08%) Senior Network Engineer
4 12 (15.58%) Technical Engineer
4 12 (15.58%) Technical Operations Engineer
5 10 (12.99%) Analyst
6 7 (9.09%) Administrator
6 7 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (7.79%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) Support Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) Web Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) WebOps Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Consultant
8 4 (5.19%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (3.90%) Network Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) Senior Support Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.29%) ELK Stack
2 5 (6.49%) LAMP
2 5 (6.49%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (3.90%) Middleware
4 1 (1.30%) .NET
4 1 (1.30%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.78%) Hybrid Cloud
2 8 (10.39%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.19%) Clustering
3 4 (5.19%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.60%) Economics
5 2 (2.60%) EPoS
5 2 (2.60%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.30%) EFT
6 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.30%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 33 (42.86%) Linux
2 16 (20.78%) Windows
3 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (11.69%) Unix
4 9 (11.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (7.79%) Windows Server
6 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.90%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.90%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.60%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.60%) MVS
8 2 (2.60%) Solaris
9 1 (1.30%) AIX
9 1 (1.30%) HPUX
9 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (35.06%) Root Cause Analysis
2 18 (23.38%) Microservices
3 17 (22.08%) DevOps
4 13 (16.88%) Project Management
5 8 (10.39%) Incident Management
5 8 (10.39%) ITIL
6 7 (9.09%) High Availability
7 6 (7.79%) Web Operations
8 5 (6.49%) Configuration Management
8 5 (6.49%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 5 (6.49%) Test Automation
9 4 (5.19%) Network Monitoring
10 3 (3.90%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (3.90%) Mentoring
10 3 (3.90%) Network Design
10 3 (3.90%) Problem Management
10 3 (3.90%) Server Building
10 3 (3.90%) Service Delivery
11 2 (2.60%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (2.60%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.39%) Shell Script
1 8 (10.39%) SQL
2 6 (7.79%) Java
3 5 (6.49%) Perl
4 2 (2.60%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.60%) Python
4 2 (2.60%) VB
5 1 (1.30%) C
5 1 (1.30%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (32.47%) CCNP
1 25 (32.47%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (18.18%) CCIE
3 8 (10.39%) CCNA
4 5 (6.49%) Degree
5 2 (2.60%) A+ Certification
5 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.30%) CCDP
6 1 (1.30%) MCP
6 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (14.29%) Docker
2 5 (6.49%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.49%) iptables
3 2 (2.60%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.60%) Snort
3 2 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.60%) vSphere
3 2 (2.60%) Xen
4 1 (1.30%) Terminal Server
4 1 (1.30%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (22.08%) Puppet
2 16 (20.78%) Kubernetes
2 16 (20.78%) Mesos
3 11 (14.29%) Grafana
3 11 (14.29%) Icinga
3 11 (14.29%) Kibana
3 11 (14.29%) logstash
3 11 (14.29%) Nagios
4 5 (6.49%) HAProxy
4 5 (6.49%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (2.60%) Nessus
6 2 (2.60%) Nexpose
6 2 (2.60%) Proventia
6 2 (2.60%) QRadar
7 1 (1.30%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (1.30%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.30%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (1.30%) OMEGAMON
7 1 (1.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (41.56%) Cisco
2 25 (32.47%) F5
3 10 (12.99%) Microsoft
3 10 (12.99%) Oracle
4 8 (10.39%) VMware
5 6 (7.79%) Juniper
6 5 (6.49%) CheckPoint
6 5 (6.49%) Citrix
7 4 (5.19%) HP
7 4 (5.19%) SolarWinds
8 3 (3.90%) Cognizant
8 3 (3.90%) Palo Alto
9 2 (2.60%) Aruba
9 2 (2.60%) Intel Security
9 2 (2.60%) NetApp
9 2 (2.60%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.60%) ScanSafe
10 1 (1.30%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.30%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.30%) Splunk
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Posted: 13 hours ago
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