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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 165 188 178
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -10
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 55 15 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.99% 0.28% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 0.36% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 46 14 16
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.22% +5.88%
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
4448 4205 3711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.90% 78.31% 76.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3741 3558 3141
Average salary £42,350 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +6 26 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Staffordshire +7 16 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Warwickshire - 6 £37,500 -
Solihull - 3 £34,500 -
Shropshire - 2 - - 1
Worcestershire - 2 £29,000 -
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 56 (62.92%) Cisco
2 54 (60.67%) Firewall
3 49 (55.06%) VPN
4 38 (42.70%) Network Security
5 37 (41.57%) Cisco Certification
6 34 (38.20%) ITIL
7 33 (37.08%) BGP
8 31 (34.83%) Juniper
9 30 (33.71%) DNS
10 29 (32.58%) TCP/IP
11 28 (31.46%) CCNP
11 28 (31.46%) Microsoft
11 28 (31.46%) CheckPoint
11 28 (31.46%) OSPF
12 27 (30.34%) Active Directory
12 27 (30.34%) Windows
13 26 (29.21%) Linux
13 26 (29.21%) Finance
13 26 (29.21%) VMware
14 24 (26.97%) VMware Infrastructure
15 23 (25.84%) Perl
15 23 (25.84%) MS Excel
15 23 (25.84%) Dell
16 22 (24.72%) Internet
16 22 (24.72%) Clustering
17 21 (23.60%) MS Visio
18 20 (22.47%) WAN
18 20 (22.47%) SAN
18 20 (22.47%) Blue Coat
19 19 (21.35%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 16 (17.98%) MS Exchange
1 16 (17.98%) Exchange Server 2007
2 12 (13.48%) IIS
3 5 (5.62%) WordPress
3 5 (5.62%) Moodle
3 5 (5.62%) Apache
4 3 (3.37%) EPiServer CMS
4 3 (3.37%) CMS
4 3 (3.37%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.37%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (25.84%) MS Excel
2 21 (23.60%) MS Visio
3 6 (6.74%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (60.67%) Firewall
2 49 (55.06%) VPN
3 38 (42.70%) Network Security
4 33 (37.08%) BGP
5 30 (33.71%) DNS
6 29 (32.58%) TCP/IP
7 28 (31.46%) OSPF
8 22 (24.72%) Internet
9 20 (22.47%) WAN
9 20 (22.47%) SAN
10 18 (20.22%) LAN
11 16 (17.98%) DHCP
11 16 (17.98%) VLAN
12 13 (14.61%) MPLS
12 13 (14.61%) Junos
13 12 (13.48%) IPsec
14 9 (10.11%) Extranet
14 9 (10.11%) HTTP
15 7 (7.87%) SSL
16 6 (6.74%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.62%) MySQL
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 26 (29.21%) Finance
2 8 (8.99%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.74%) Publishing
4 2 (2.25%) Banking
5 1 (1.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (29.21%) Network Engineer
2 19 (21.35%) Systems Engineer
2 19 (21.35%) Firewall Engineer
3 13 (14.61%) Administrator
4 12 (13.48%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (8.99%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (7.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (7.87%) Security Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) Network Security Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Senior Manager
8 5 (5.62%) NOC Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (4.49%) Security Specialist
9 4 (4.49%) Systems Manager
9 4 (4.49%) Senior Security Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Network Specialist
9 4 (4.49%) Senior IT Manager
9 4 (4.49%) IT Manager
9 4 (4.49%) Network Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.74%) LAMP
2 1 (1.12%) CSS
2 1 (1.12%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (24.72%) Clustering
2 7 (7.87%) Open Source
3 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.49%) EqualLogic
5 3 (3.37%) User Experience
6 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.25%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 27 (30.34%) Windows
2 26 (29.21%) Linux
3 19 (21.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (19.10%) UNIX
5 15 (16.85%) Solaris
6 12 (13.48%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.25%) FreeBSD
8 2 (2.25%) SUSE
8 2 (2.25%) Debian
8 2 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (38.20%) ITIL
2 18 (20.22%) E-Commerce
3 15 (16.85%) Risk Assessment
4 11 (12.36%) Network Architecture
5 10 (11.24%) Network Monitoring
6 9 (10.11%) Low Latency
6 9 (10.11%) Ultra-Low Latency
6 9 (10.11%) WAN Optimisation
6 9 (10.11%) Security Management
7 6 (6.74%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (6.74%) Change Control
8 5 (5.62%) Content Management
8 5 (5.62%) Incident Management
9 4 (4.49%) B2B
9 4 (4.49%) Change Management
9 4 (4.49%) Coaching
9 4 (4.49%) Network Design
10 3 (3.37%) Supply Chain Management
10 3 (3.37%) Time Management
10 3 (3.37%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.84%) Perl
2 14 (15.73%) Tcl
3 7 (7.87%) Bash Shell
3 7 (7.87%) PowerShell
3 7 (7.87%) SQL
4 5 (5.62%) PHP
5 2 (2.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 37 (41.57%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (31.46%) CCNP
3 19 (21.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (20.22%) MCSE
5 16 (17.98%) MCSA
5 16 (17.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 16 (17.98%) MCITP
6 13 (14.61%) Check Point Certification
6 13 (14.61%) CCSA
7 12 (13.48%) CCNA
8 11 (12.36%) CCSP
9 4 (4.49%) CCIP
9 4 (4.49%) Security Cleared
10 3 (3.37%) SC Cleared
11 2 (2.25%) CCIE
11 2 (2.25%) CISSP
11 2 (2.25%) RHCE
11 2 (2.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) SLA
1 2 (2.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (2.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (30.34%) Active Directory
2 24 (26.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (13.48%) Hyper-V
4 8 (8.99%) vSphere
5 7 (7.87%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (4.49%) Shibboleth
7 2 (2.25%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.12%) vCloud
8 1 (1.12%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (7.87%) Backup Exec
2 6 (6.74%) Netcool
2 6 (6.74%) WSUS
3 1 (1.12%) OPNET
Vendors
1 56 (62.92%) Cisco
2 31 (34.83%) Juniper
3 28 (31.46%) Microsoft
3 28 (31.46%) CheckPoint
4 26 (29.21%) VMware
5 23 (25.84%) Dell
6 20 (22.47%) Blue Coat
7 9 (10.11%) NetApp
8 7 (7.87%) Altiris
9 6 (6.74%) F5
9 6 (6.74%) Fortinet
10 5 (5.62%) EMC
11 3 (3.37%) EPiServer
12 2 (2.25%) Red Hat
12 2 (2.25%) HP
12 2 (2.25%) Brocade
13 1 (1.12%) Riverbed
13 1 (1.12%) SolarWinds
13 1 (1.12%) Remedy
13 1 (1.12%) McAfee
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
West Midlands
Connect
Salary: Dependent on experience
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands
Metropolitan Police
Salary: Circa £36,479 plus shift location allowance + excellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago