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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 191 167 164
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -3
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 25 33 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.47% 0.68% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.87% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 23 20 37
Average salary £33,000 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £30,000 £31,449
10% offered a salary of more than £49,700 £50,000 £44,827
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £46,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +15.00%
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
4444 3799 3559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.99% 78.30% 75.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3881 3138 3102
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £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 the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 December 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Birmingham -8 11 £40,000 - 1
Worcestershire - 4 £29,000 -
Staffordshire -2 3 £22,500 -55.00%
Solihull - 3 £35,250 -
Shropshire -10 2 - -
Warwickshire -7 1 £30,000 -
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 57 (71.25%) Firewall
2 56 (70.00%) Cisco
3 43 (53.75%) VPN
4 39 (48.75%) Cisco Certification
4 39 (48.75%) Network Security
5 38 (47.50%) BGP
6 34 (42.50%) CCNP
6 34 (42.50%) OSPF
7 33 (41.25%) ITIL
7 33 (41.25%) Juniper
8 28 (35.00%) Clustering
9 27 (33.75%) CheckPoint
10 21 (26.25%) Linux
11 20 (25.00%) Blue Coat
12 19 (23.75%) Windows
12 19 (23.75%) E-Commerce
12 19 (23.75%) WAN
12 19 (23.75%) SAN
13 18 (22.50%) MS Visio
13 18 (22.50%) LAN
13 18 (22.50%) Internet
14 17 (21.25%) UNIX
15 16 (20.00%) Solaris
15 16 (20.00%) Microsoft
15 16 (20.00%) Active Directory
15 16 (20.00%) VMware
15 16 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
16 15 (18.75%) Perl
16 15 (18.75%) TCP/IP
16 15 (18.75%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 10 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.50%) CMS
2 6 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (6.25%) EPiServer CMS
3 5 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (22.50%) MS Visio
2 11 (13.75%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (6.25%) IaaS
2 4 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 57 (71.25%) Firewall
2 43 (53.75%) VPN
3 39 (48.75%) Network Security
4 38 (47.50%) BGP
5 34 (42.50%) OSPF
6 19 (23.75%) SAN
6 19 (23.75%) WAN
7 18 (22.50%) LAN
7 18 (22.50%) Internet
8 15 (18.75%) TCP/IP
9 14 (17.50%) DNS
9 14 (17.50%) MPLS
10 13 (16.25%) IPsec
10 13 (16.25%) Junos
11 11 (13.75%) VLAN
12 9 (11.25%) X.21
12 9 (11.25%) DSL
12 9 (11.25%) PPP
12 9 (11.25%) Extranet
12 9 (11.25%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 15 (18.75%) Finance
2 12 (15.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.50%) Banking
4 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 30 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 21 (26.25%) Firewall Engineer
3 11 (13.75%) Systems Engineer
4 9 (11.25%) NOC Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) Administrator
6 6 (7.50%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Senior Manager
7 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (5.00%) Security Specialist
8 4 (5.00%) Systems Manager
8 4 (5.00%) Exchange Administrator
8 4 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (5.00%) IT Manager
8 4 (5.00%) Senior IT Manager
8 4 (5.00%) Network Specialist
8 4 (5.00%) Network Security Specialist
8 4 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
9 3 (3.75%) Network Design Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.25%) HTML
1 1 (1.25%) .NET
1 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.25%) CSS
1 1 (1.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (35.00%) Clustering
2 7 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.00%) EqualLogic
4 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.50%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.25%) Handset
5 1 (1.25%) Statistics
5 1 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.25%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 21 (26.25%) Linux
2 19 (23.75%) Windows
3 17 (21.25%) UNIX
4 16 (20.00%) Solaris
5 11 (13.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.75%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (41.25%) ITIL
2 19 (23.75%) E-Commerce
3 16 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
4 15 (18.75%) Network Monitoring
5 9 (11.25%) Low Latency
5 9 (11.25%) Ultra-Low Latency
6 8 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 8 (10.00%) Network Design
7 6 (7.50%) Security Management
7 6 (7.50%) Configuration Management
7 6 (7.50%) Network Architecture
7 6 (7.50%) ITIL V3
8 5 (6.25%) Performance Management
8 5 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (6.25%) Supply Chain Management
9 4 (5.00%) Change Management
9 4 (5.00%) B2B
9 4 (5.00%) ERP
9 4 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (5.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.75%) Perl
2 14 (17.50%) Tcl
3 4 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.25%) SQL
4 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 39 (48.75%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (42.50%) CCNP
3 14 (17.50%) CCNA
4 13 (16.25%) Check Point Certification
4 13 (16.25%) CCSA
5 9 (11.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (11.25%) MCSE
6 7 (8.75%) MCITP
6 7 (8.75%) CCSP
7 6 (7.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (7.50%) MCSA
8 4 (5.00%) CCIP
9 2 (2.50%) CCIE
9 2 (2.50%) CCDP
9 2 (2.50%) CISSP
9 2 (2.50%) CCSE
9 2 (2.50%) Degree
9 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.25%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (16.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (7.50%) Netcool
2 4 (5.00%) Nagios
2 4 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.50%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 56 (70.00%) Cisco
2 33 (41.25%) Juniper
3 27 (33.75%) CheckPoint
4 20 (25.00%) Blue Coat
5 16 (20.00%) VMware
5 16 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (8.75%) SolarWinds
7 6 (7.50%) Dell
7 6 (7.50%) EMC
8 5 (6.25%) F5
8 5 (6.25%) EPiServer
9 4 (5.00%) Fortinet
10 2 (2.50%) Nokia
11 1 (1.25%) Stonesoft
11 1 (1.25%) Sourcefire
11 1 (1.25%) Brocade
11 1 (1.25%) Citrix
11 1 (1.25%) NetApp
11 1 (1.25%) Sun
11 1 (1.25%) HP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits, Phone, Laptop, PC, Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago