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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 197 167 178
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +11
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 20 46 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.37% 0.88% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 1.08% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 15 42 24
Average salary £29,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £31,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £58,700 £55,700 £63,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
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
4438 4264 3962
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.89% 81.83% 78.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3680 3569 3315
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 2015. 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 13 £42,500 -17.07% 2
Dudley - 7 £29,000 -
Herefordshire - 3 £50,000 -
Staffordshire +9 2 £55,000 -2.65%
Solihull +6 1 £21,000 -44.00%
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 33 (86.84%) Cisco
2 27 (71.05%) Firewall
3 22 (57.89%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (55.26%) WAN
5 19 (50.00%) OSPF
6 18 (47.37%) CCNP
6 18 (47.37%) VPN
6 18 (47.37%) ITIL
7 17 (44.74%) BGP
8 15 (39.47%) DNS
8 15 (39.47%) LAN
9 14 (36.84%) MPLS
9 14 (36.84%) F5
9 14 (36.84%) Data Centre
10 13 (34.21%) VMware
11 12 (31.58%) Wi-Fi
11 12 (31.58%) Wireless
12 11 (28.95%) VoIP
12 11 (28.95%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (26.32%) VLAN
13 10 (26.32%) Wireshark
13 10 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (26.32%) Windows
13 10 (26.32%) EIGRP
13 10 (26.32%) Juniper
13 10 (26.32%) CheckPoint
13 10 (26.32%) Service Delivery
14 9 (23.68%) TCP/IP
14 9 (23.68%) CCNA
14 9 (23.68%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 5 (13.16%) IIS
2 3 (7.89%) Apache
3 2 (5.26%) CMS
4 1 (2.63%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (2.63%) nginx
4 1 (2.63%) EPiServer CMS
4 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (71.05%) Firewall
2 21 (55.26%) WAN
3 19 (50.00%) OSPF
4 18 (47.37%) VPN
5 17 (44.74%) BGP
6 15 (39.47%) DNS
6 15 (39.47%) LAN
7 14 (36.84%) MPLS
8 12 (31.58%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (31.58%) Wireless
9 11 (28.95%) VoIP
9 11 (28.95%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (26.32%) EIGRP
10 10 (26.32%) VLAN
10 10 (26.32%) Wireshark
10 10 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (23.68%) TCP/IP
12 7 (18.42%) PPP
12 7 (18.42%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (18.42%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) MySQL
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Network Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) Analyst
2 9 (23.68%) Network Analyst
3 7 (18.42%) Network Consultant
3 7 (18.42%) Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Security Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Telecoms Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Sales Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Network Security Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Administrator
7 1 (2.63%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Network Support
7 1 (2.63%) Pre Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) HTML
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
1 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.63%) CSS
1 1 (2.63%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) Data Centre
2 7 (18.42%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (13.16%) Clustering
3 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.89%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.63%) GIS
5 1 (2.63%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Windows
2 9 (23.68%) Linux
3 6 (15.79%) UNIX
4 5 (13.16%) Solaris
5 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.63%) Debian
7 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.63%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) ITIL
2 10 (26.32%) Service Delivery
3 7 (18.42%) High Availability
4 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
5 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
5 4 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (10.53%) Migration
5 4 (10.53%) Network Management
6 3 (7.89%) ITIL V3
6 3 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (7.89%) Network Design
6 3 (7.89%) Project Management
6 3 (7.89%) B2B
7 2 (5.26%) Service Management
7 2 (5.26%) Programme Management
7 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.63%) TOGAF
8 1 (2.63%) Supply Chain Management
8 1 (2.63%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.63%) C#
2 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.63%) Perl
2 1 (2.63%) PHP
2 1 (2.63%) Tcl
2 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (57.89%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (47.37%) CCNP
3 9 (23.68%) CCNA
4 3 (7.89%) CCSE
4 3 (7.89%) JNCIP
4 3 (7.89%) Degree
4 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.63%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.63%) CCSA
6 1 (2.63%) ISEB
6 1 (2.63%) CCA
6 1 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.63%) CCEA
6 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.63%) MCSD
6 1 (2.63%) MCSE
6 1 (2.63%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
1 5 (13.16%) Hyper-V
2 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.89%) VMware ESX
4 2 (5.26%) vSphere
5 1 (2.63%) KVM
5 1 (2.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Puppet
1 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (86.84%) Cisco
2 14 (36.84%) F5
3 13 (34.21%) VMware
4 10 (26.32%) Juniper
4 10 (26.32%) CheckPoint
5 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 6 (15.79%) Fortinet
6 4 (10.53%) Citrix
7 3 (7.89%) Red Hat
7 3 (7.89%) Sun
7 3 (7.89%) Dell
7 3 (7.89%) Sourcefire
7 3 (7.89%) Brocade
8 1 (2.63%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.63%) EPiServer
8 1 (2.63%) Veeam
8 1 (2.63%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.63%) EMC
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