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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Load Balancing
England / West Midlands
Rank 173 185 203
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +18
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 36 51 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.77% 0.86% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.98% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 33 43 17
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £65,000 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%

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
4224 5210 4249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 89.83% 88.36% 83.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3377 4288 3581
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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
Herefordshire - 10 £45,000 - 1
Warwickshire +26 9 £37,500 -42.30%
Worcestershire -7 7 £47,500 +11.76%
Solihull -7 6 £37,500 -6.25%
Birmingham +8 4 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 47 (64.38%) Cisco
1 47 (64.38%) Firewall
2 46 (63.01%) Cisco Certification
3 45 (61.64%) CCNP
4 40 (54.79%) WAN
4 40 (54.79%) F5
5 39 (53.42%) LAN
6 30 (41.10%) CCNA
7 24 (32.88%) Cisco ASA
8 23 (31.51%) Network Security
9 22 (30.14%) PCI DSS
9 22 (30.14%) MPLS
9 22 (30.14%) DNS
10 20 (27.40%) OSPF
10 20 (27.40%) Cisco Nexus
11 19 (26.03%) VPN
11 19 (26.03%) VoIP
12 18 (24.66%) HSRP
12 18 (24.66%) Cisco IOS
13 17 (23.29%) SC Cleared
13 17 (23.29%) Security Cleared
13 17 (23.29%) DHCP
14 16 (21.92%) IPv6
14 16 (21.92%) CCIE
14 16 (21.92%) BGP-4
14 16 (21.92%) DMVPN
14 16 (21.92%) 802.1X
14 16 (21.92%) Cyberoam
15 15 (20.55%) High Availability
15 15 (20.55%) Linux

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 13 (17.81%) Apache
2 12 (16.44%) lighttpd
3 6 (8.22%) IIS
4 1 (1.37%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.37%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (64.38%) Firewall
2 40 (54.79%) WAN
3 39 (53.42%) LAN
4 24 (32.88%) Cisco ASA
5 23 (31.51%) Network Security
6 22 (30.14%) DNS
6 22 (30.14%) MPLS
7 20 (27.40%) Cisco Nexus
7 20 (27.40%) OSPF
8 19 (26.03%) VoIP
8 19 (26.03%) VPN
9 18 (24.66%) Cisco IOS
9 18 (24.66%) HSRP
10 17 (23.29%) DHCP
11 16 (21.92%) BGP-4
11 16 (21.92%) DMVPN
11 16 (21.92%) IPv6
12 13 (17.81%) ATM
13 10 (13.70%) ISDN
13 10 (13.70%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.44%) MySQL
2 7 (9.59%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.74%) GIS
5 1 (1.37%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (16.44%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (16.44%) Marketing
2 9 (12.33%) Finance
3 1 (1.37%) Banking
3 1 (1.37%) Retail
3 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (60.27%) Network Engineer
2 17 (23.29%) Senior Network Engineer
3 16 (21.92%) Cisco Engineer
3 16 (21.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 13 (17.81%) Developer
5 12 (16.44%) Angular Developer
5 12 (16.44%) HTML CSS Developer
5 12 (16.44%) HTML Developer
5 12 (16.44%) JavaScript Developer
5 12 (16.44%) MySQL Developer
5 12 (16.44%) PHP Developer
5 12 (16.44%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 11 (15.07%) Analyst
6 11 (15.07%) Network Security Engineer
6 11 (15.07%) Security Engineer
7 10 (13.70%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 10 (13.70%) Switch Engineer
8 9 (12.33%) Support Analyst
9 7 (9.59%) Technical Support
9 7 (9.59%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.92%) 802.1X
2 13 (17.81%) RESTful
2 13 (17.81%) Web Services
3 12 (16.44%) Ajax
3 12 (16.44%) AngularJS
3 12 (16.44%) CSS
3 12 (16.44%) HTML
3 12 (16.44%) HTML5
3 12 (16.44%) jQuery
3 12 (16.44%) LAMP
3 12 (16.44%) SOAP
4 1 (1.37%) JSON
4 1 (1.37%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.85%) Clustering
2 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.74%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.37%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.37%) EPoS
3 1 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.37%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.55%) Linux
2 9 (12.33%) Windows
2 9 (12.33%) Windows Server
2 9 (12.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (12.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.37%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.55%) High Availability
1 15 (20.55%) Project Management
2 12 (16.44%) MVC
2 12 (16.44%) OO
2 12 (16.44%) OOP
2 12 (16.44%) Refactoring
3 9 (12.33%) Server Building
4 6 (8.22%) Customer Requirements
5 5 (6.85%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (5.48%) Network Architecture
6 4 (5.48%) Network Design
7 3 (4.11%) DevOps
7 3 (4.11%) ERP
7 3 (4.11%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.11%) ITIL
7 3 (4.11%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.74%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.74%) Microservices
8 2 (2.74%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.74%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.81%) Java
1 13 (17.81%) PHP
2 12 (16.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 46 (63.01%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (61.64%) CCNP
3 30 (41.10%) CCNA
4 17 (23.29%) SC Cleared
4 17 (23.29%) Security Cleared
5 16 (21.92%) CCIE
6 3 (4.11%) CCDP
7 2 (2.74%) CCDA
7 2 (2.74%) CCSE
7 2 (2.74%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.37%) CCSA
8 1 (1.37%) CISSP
8 1 (1.37%) Degree
8 1 (1.37%) IISP
8 1 (1.37%) ISSAP
8 1 (1.37%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (30.14%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (2.74%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.74%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.74%) Mesos
3 1 (1.37%) QRadar
Vendors
1 47 (64.38%) Cisco
2 40 (54.79%) F5
3 16 (21.92%) Cyberoam
4 9 (12.33%) CheckPoint
5 7 (9.59%) Microsoft
6 6 (8.22%) Fortinet
7 5 (6.85%) Juniper
8 3 (4.11%) IBM
9 2 (2.74%) Intel Security
9 2 (2.74%) Palo Alto
9 2 (2.74%) Remedy
9 2 (2.74%) VMware
10 1 (1.37%) Avaya
10 1 (1.37%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.37%) Brocade
10 1 (1.37%) Citrix
10 1 (1.37%) Forcepoint
10 1 (1.37%) Splunk
10 1 (1.37%) Tufin
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