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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 188 151 158
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +7
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 19 47 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.38% 1.07% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 1.34% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 18 32 37
Average salary £39,250 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.50% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £51,900 £44,827
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £47,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.12% +17.50%
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
4110 3510 3576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.86% 79.57% 75.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3551 2845 3096
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £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 27 January 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 January 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 -15 9 £40,000 - 1
Solihull - 4 £34,875 -
Staffordshire -5 3 £22,500 -55.00%
Worcestershire +3 1 £30,000 -30.23%
Shropshire -22 1 - - 1
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 53 (68.83%) Cisco
1 53 (68.83%) Firewall
2 39 (50.65%) VPN
3 38 (49.35%) Cisco Certification
4 37 (48.05%) BGP
5 35 (45.45%) CCNP
5 35 (45.45%) Network Security
6 34 (44.16%) OSPF
7 31 (40.26%) ITIL
8 30 (38.96%) Juniper
9 28 (36.36%) Clustering
10 25 (32.47%) CheckPoint
11 21 (27.27%) Linux
12 20 (25.97%) Blue Coat
12 20 (25.97%) WAN
12 20 (25.97%) Windows
12 20 (25.97%) SAN
13 18 (23.38%) UNIX
13 18 (23.38%) LAN
13 18 (23.38%) E-Commerce
13 18 (23.38%) MS Visio
14 17 (22.08%) Microsoft
14 17 (22.08%) Solaris
14 17 (22.08%) VMware
15 16 (20.78%) Risk Assessment
15 16 (20.78%) Internet
15 16 (20.78%) Active Directory
16 15 (19.48%) TCP/IP
16 15 (19.48%) Perl
16 15 (19.48%) Network Monitoring

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 9 (11.69%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.09%) CMS
3 6 (7.79%) EPiServer CMS
3 6 (7.79%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (7.79%) IIS
4 5 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.30%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (23.38%) MS Visio
2 10 (12.99%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (5.19%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (7.79%) IaaS
2 4 (5.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 53 (68.83%) Firewall
2 39 (50.65%) VPN
3 37 (48.05%) BGP
4 35 (45.45%) Network Security
5 34 (44.16%) OSPF
6 20 (25.97%) SAN
6 20 (25.97%) WAN
7 18 (23.38%) LAN
8 16 (20.78%) Internet
9 15 (19.48%) TCP/IP
10 14 (18.18%) DNS
11 13 (16.88%) MPLS
11 13 (16.88%) Junos
12 12 (15.58%) VLAN
12 12 (15.58%) IPsec
13 9 (11.69%) Extranet
14 8 (10.39%) PPP
14 8 (10.39%) ATM
14 8 (10.39%) ISDN
14 8 (10.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.88%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 14 (18.18%) Finance
2 13 (16.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.60%) Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 27 (35.06%) Network Engineer
2 21 (27.27%) Firewall Engineer
3 11 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (10.39%) NOC Engineer
5 7 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Administrator
7 5 (6.49%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (5.19%) Security Specialist
8 4 (5.19%) Systems Manager
8 4 (5.19%) Exchange Administrator
8 4 (5.19%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (5.19%) IT Manager
8 4 (5.19%) Senior Manager
8 4 (5.19%) Senior IT Manager
8 4 (5.19%) Network Specialist
8 4 (5.19%) Network Security Specialist
8 4 (5.19%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
9 3 (3.90%) Network Design Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Server Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.30%) HTML
1 1 (1.30%) .NET
1 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.30%) CSS
1 1 (1.30%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (36.36%) Clustering
2 9 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.19%) EqualLogic
4 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.60%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.60%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.30%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.30%) Statistics
5 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.30%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 21 (27.27%) Linux
2 20 (25.97%) Windows
3 18 (23.38%) UNIX
4 17 (22.08%) Solaris
5 11 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.30%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (40.26%) ITIL
2 18 (23.38%) E-Commerce
3 16 (20.78%) Risk Assessment
4 15 (19.48%) Network Monitoring
5 9 (11.69%) Low Latency
5 9 (11.69%) Ultra-Low Latency
6 8 (10.39%) Configuration Management
6 8 (10.39%) Network Design
7 6 (7.79%) Supply Chain Management
7 6 (7.79%) Incident Management
7 6 (7.79%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (7.79%) ITIL V3
8 5 (6.49%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (6.49%) Performance Management
8 5 (6.49%) Migration
9 4 (5.19%) Network Architecture
9 4 (5.19%) Release Management
9 4 (5.19%) WAN Optimisation
9 4 (5.19%) Mentoring
9 4 (5.19%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (19.48%) Perl
2 14 (18.18%) Tcl
3 4 (5.19%) Java
4 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.30%) SQL
4 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.30%) C#
Qualifications
1 38 (49.35%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (45.45%) CCNP
3 14 (18.18%) CCNA
4 13 (16.88%) Check Point Certification
4 13 (16.88%) CCSA
5 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (11.69%) MCSE
6 6 (7.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (7.79%) MCITP
7 5 (6.49%) MCSA
7 5 (6.49%) CCSP
8 4 (5.19%) CCIP
9 3 (3.90%) Degree
10 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
10 2 (2.60%) CISSP
10 2 (2.60%) CCSE
10 2 (2.60%) CCIE
10 2 (2.60%) CCDP
11 1 (1.30%) CCA
11 1 (1.30%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (20.78%) Active Directory
2 13 (16.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.79%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.49%) Netcool
2 4 (5.19%) Nagios
2 4 (5.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.60%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 53 (68.83%) Cisco
2 30 (38.96%) Juniper
3 25 (32.47%) CheckPoint
4 20 (25.97%) Blue Coat
5 17 (22.08%) VMware
5 17 (22.08%) Microsoft
6 7 (9.09%) EMC
6 7 (9.09%) SolarWinds
7 6 (7.79%) EPiServer
8 5 (6.49%) Dell
9 4 (5.19%) F5
10 3 (3.90%) Fortinet
10 3 (3.90%) Citrix
11 2 (2.60%) Brocade
11 2 (2.60%) Nokia
12 1 (1.30%) Sourcefire
12 1 (1.30%) NetApp
12 1 (1.30%) Sun
12 1 (1.30%) HP
12 1 (1.30%) Stonesoft
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Austin Fraser
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