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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 179 192 137
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -55
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 48 20 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.86% 0.40% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.49% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 41 20 35
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,350 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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
4846 4089 3494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 86.71% 82.72% 82.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4004 3505 2819
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 -4 14 £48,750 -8.01% 3
Warwickshire - 7 £65,000 - 4
Solihull +11 5 £42,750 +21.27% 1
Shropshire - 5 £47,500 - 2
Dudley - 5 £25,000 -
Wolverhampton - 4 £52,500 -
Worcestershire +2 3 £42,500 +41.66% 3
Coventry - 3 £45,000 -
Staffordshire -7 1 £38,000 +68.88%
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 65 (74.71%) Firewall
2 53 (60.92%) Cisco
3 51 (58.62%) Cisco Certification
4 48 (55.17%) CCNP
5 42 (48.28%) LAN
6 40 (45.98%) WAN
7 33 (37.93%) CCNA
7 33 (37.93%) Data Centre
8 28 (32.18%) HP
9 27 (31.03%) VPN
10 26 (29.89%) VMware
11 23 (26.44%) Microsoft Certification
11 23 (26.44%) Windows
12 22 (25.29%) ITIL
13 21 (24.14%) Citrix
13 21 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
14 20 (22.99%) Management Information System
15 19 (21.84%) OSPF
15 19 (21.84%) Exchange Server 2013
15 19 (21.84%) F5
16 18 (20.69%) Network Management
16 18 (20.69%) MPLS
16 18 (20.69%) Wireless
16 18 (20.69%) SAN
16 18 (20.69%) VoIP
17 17 (19.54%) Microsoft
17 17 (19.54%) Wi-Fi
18 16 (18.39%) BGP
18 16 (18.39%) Service Management
18 16 (18.39%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 19 (21.84%) Exchange Server 2013
2 14 (16.09%) BizTalk Server
3 13 (14.94%) Moodle
3 13 (14.94%) SharePoint
4 7 (8.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (8.05%) MS Exchange
5 4 (4.60%) IIS
6 3 (3.45%) Lync
7 1 (1.15%) Apache
7 1 (1.15%) CMS
7 1 (1.15%) EPiServer CMS
7 1 (1.15%) nginx
7 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (5.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (14.94%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.24%) Office 365
2 7 (8.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.90%) Mimecast
4 4 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.15%) IaaS
6 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (74.71%) Firewall
2 42 (48.28%) LAN
3 40 (45.98%) WAN
4 27 (31.03%) VPN
5 19 (21.84%) OSPF
6 18 (20.69%) MPLS
6 18 (20.69%) SAN
6 18 (20.69%) VoIP
6 18 (20.69%) Wireless
7 17 (19.54%) Wi-Fi
8 16 (18.39%) BGP
9 15 (17.24%) WLAN
10 13 (14.94%) Ethernet
10 13 (14.94%) VLAN
11 12 (13.79%) FTP
11 12 (13.79%) Wireshark
12 11 (12.64%) EIGRP
12 11 (12.64%) NetScreen
12 11 (12.64%) Spanning Tree
13 10 (11.49%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.60%) Data Mining
2 4 (4.60%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (14.94%) Finance
2 9 (10.34%) Marketing
3 7 (8.05%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.45%) Banking
4 3 (3.45%) Billing
5 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (37.93%) Network Engineer
2 19 (21.84%) Analyst
3 18 (20.69%) Senior Network Engineer
4 11 (12.64%) Infrastructure Manager
5 7 (8.05%) Network Analyst
5 7 (8.05%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (8.05%) Service Analyst
5 7 (8.05%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (6.90%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 6 (6.90%) IT Manager
7 5 (5.75%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 5 (5.75%) Network Manager
8 4 (4.60%) Consultant
8 4 (4.60%) Network Consultant
8 4 (4.60%) Network Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (4.60%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
8 4 (4.60%) Network Specialist
8 4 (4.60%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (4.60%) Team Leader
8 4 (4.60%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.64%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 33 (37.93%) Data Centre
2 20 (22.99%) Management Information System
3 11 (12.64%) Private Cloud
4 9 (10.34%) Clustering
5 7 (8.05%) Economics
6 6 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (4.60%) Driving Licence
8 3 (3.45%) Fintech
8 3 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (2.30%) Replication
10 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (26.44%) Windows
2 14 (16.09%) Linux
3 10 (11.49%) Windows Server
3 10 (11.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (10.34%) Mac OS X
4 9 (10.34%) MVS
4 9 (10.34%) Unix
4 9 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.60%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.29%) ITIL
2 18 (20.69%) Network Management
3 16 (18.39%) Service Management
4 12 (13.79%) Incident Management
5 11 (12.64%) ITSM
5 11 (12.64%) Service Delivery
5 11 (12.64%) SOA
6 8 (9.20%) Network Design
7 7 (8.05%) Configuration Management
8 6 (6.90%) Mobile Device Management
9 5 (5.75%) Network Architecture
10 4 (4.60%) Business Continuity
10 4 (4.60%) Coaching
10 4 (4.60%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (4.60%) Performance Management
10 4 (4.60%) Strategic Planning
10 4 (4.60%) Workflow
11 3 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (3.45%) PRINCE2
11 3 (3.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.15%) C
1 1 (1.15%) Java
1 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.15%) Python
1 1 (1.15%) SQL
1 1 (1.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 51 (58.62%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (55.17%) CCNP
3 33 (37.93%) CCNA
4 23 (26.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (18.39%) MCSE
6 12 (13.79%) Security Cleared
7 9 (10.34%) CCIE
7 9 (10.34%) SC Cleared
8 7 (8.05%) A+ Certification
8 7 (8.05%) MCP
9 6 (6.90%) CCDP
10 5 (5.75%) CCDA
10 5 (5.75%) CCSA
10 5 (5.75%) CCSE
11 3 (3.45%) JNCIE
11 3 (3.45%) JNCIP
12 1 (1.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.49%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (14.94%) Active Directory
2 13 (14.94%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (4.60%) vSphere
4 2 (2.30%) XenApp
5 1 (1.15%) Snort
5 1 (1.15%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (14.94%) HP Data Protector
2 11 (12.64%) FortiGate
3 6 (6.90%) SCCM
4 4 (4.60%) QRadar
5 3 (3.45%) WhatsUp Gold
5 3 (3.45%) Zenoss
6 1 (1.15%) Nessus
6 1 (1.15%) Nexpose
6 1 (1.15%) Proventia
6 1 (1.15%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 53 (60.92%) Cisco
2 28 (32.18%) HP
3 26 (29.89%) VMware
4 21 (24.14%) Citrix
5 19 (21.84%) F5
6 17 (19.54%) Microsoft
7 16 (18.39%) Palo Alto
8 12 (13.79%) Juniper
9 10 (11.49%) Radware
9 10 (11.49%) Splunk
10 8 (9.20%) CheckPoint
11 4 (4.60%) Meraki
12 3 (3.45%) Aruba
12 3 (3.45%) Avaya
12 3 (3.45%) Tripwire
13 2 (2.30%) Brocade
14 1 (1.15%) EPiServer
14 1 (1.15%) Fortinet
14 1 (1.15%) Mitel
14 1 (1.15%) Riverbed
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Salary: Competitive + Car + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
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Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35,000 - £37,500 + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: competitive
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Telford
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Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + car & benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
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Salary: From £35,373 to £41,616 per annum
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