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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 169 194 181
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -13
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 42 19 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.77% 0.34% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.44% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 35 18 14
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £38,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,100 £47,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
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
4141 4315 3651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 76.40% 77.33% 75.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3419 3640 3109
Average salary £41,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
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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 +3 15 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Staffordshire -1 13 £47,500 +35.71%
Warwickshire - 8 £31,500 -
Worcestershire - 2 £29,500 -
Solihull - 2 £32,500 -
Shropshire - 2 - - 1
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 44 (49.44%) Cisco
1 44 (49.44%) Firewall
2 41 (46.07%) VPN
3 40 (44.94%) Windows
4 38 (42.70%) DNS
4 38 (42.70%) Microsoft
5 37 (41.57%) Active Directory
6 32 (35.96%) ITIL
6 32 (35.96%) Linux
7 31 (34.83%) VMware
8 29 (32.58%) MS Excel
9 27 (30.34%) Cisco Certification
9 27 (30.34%) TCP/IP
10 26 (29.21%) IIS
10 26 (29.21%) Network Security
11 25 (28.09%) Dell
12 24 (26.97%) Perl
12 24 (26.97%) VLAN
12 24 (26.97%) VMware Infrastructure
12 24 (26.97%) Windows Server 2008
13 22 (24.72%) vSphere
14 21 (23.60%) CheckPoint
14 21 (23.60%) Finance
14 21 (23.60%) MS Visio
14 21 (23.60%) Juniper
15 20 (22.47%) Microsoft Certification
15 20 (22.47%) SQL
15 20 (22.47%) SQL Server
16 18 (20.22%) MCSE
16 18 (20.22%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 26 (29.21%) IIS
2 14 (15.73%) MS Exchange
2 14 (15.73%) Exchange Server 2007
3 13 (14.61%) Apache
4 9 (10.11%) Moodle
5 8 (8.99%) SharePoint
6 5 (5.62%) WordPress
7 4 (4.49%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (4.49%) CMS
7 4 (4.49%) EPiServer CMS
8 3 (3.37%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.12%) SAS
9 1 (1.12%) Lync
9 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 29 (32.58%) MS Excel
2 21 (23.60%) MS Visio
3 15 (16.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.49%) IaaS
3 1 (1.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (49.44%) Firewall
2 41 (46.07%) VPN
3 38 (42.70%) DNS
4 27 (30.34%) TCP/IP
5 26 (29.21%) Network Security
6 24 (26.97%) VLAN
7 18 (20.22%) SAN
8 17 (19.10%) SSL
8 17 (19.10%) HTTP
8 17 (19.10%) BGP
9 16 (17.98%) Internet
9 16 (17.98%) OSPF
9 16 (17.98%) DHCP
10 15 (16.85%) WAN
11 14 (15.73%) SSH
12 13 (14.61%) LAN
13 11 (12.36%) MPLS
14 7 (7.87%) IPsec
14 7 (7.87%) Junos
15 5 (5.62%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.47%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.11%) MySQL
3 1 (1.12%) OLAP
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 21 (23.60%) Finance
2 14 (15.73%) Publishing
3 6 (6.74%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.25%) Banking
5 1 (1.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (24.72%) Network Engineer
2 16 (17.98%) Systems Engineer
3 14 (15.73%) Administrator
4 12 (13.48%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (11.24%) Security Engineer
6 9 (10.11%) Network Security Engineer
6 9 (10.11%) Firewall Engineer
7 8 (8.99%) Support Engineer
7 8 (8.99%) Senior Network Engineer
8 7 (7.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (7.87%) Senior Security Engineer
8 7 (7.87%) Consultant
8 7 (7.87%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) NOC Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Analyst
9 4 (4.49%) Network Analyst
9 4 (4.49%) Server Engineer
10 3 (3.37%) Team Leader
10 3 (3.37%) Infrastructure Manager
10 3 (3.37%) Head of IT
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.24%) LAMP
2 4 (4.49%) .NET
2 4 (4.49%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.12%) CSS
3 1 (1.12%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.85%) Clustering
2 11 (12.36%) Open Source
3 4 (4.49%) VLE
4 2 (2.25%) EqualLogic
4 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.12%) iPad
5 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.12%) iPhone
5 1 (1.12%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 40 (44.94%) Windows
2 32 (35.96%) Linux
3 24 (26.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (15.73%) Windows 7
5 10 (11.24%) UNIX
6 9 (10.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (8.99%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (7.87%) Solaris
9 3 (3.37%) SUSE
9 3 (3.37%) Debian
9 3 (3.37%) Ubuntu
9 3 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (3.37%) FreeBSD
10 1 (1.12%) Windows Phone
10 1 (1.12%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.12%) Android
10 1 (1.12%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (35.96%) ITIL
2 17 (19.10%) E-Commerce
3 15 (16.85%) Change Control
4 10 (11.24%) Network Architecture
4 10 (11.24%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (8.99%) Security Management
6 7 (7.87%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (7.87%) Time Management
6 7 (7.87%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (5.62%) Content Management
7 5 (5.62%) WAN Optimisation
7 5 (5.62%) PRINCE2
8 4 (4.49%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (4.49%) B2B
8 4 (4.49%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.49%) Low Latency
8 4 (4.49%) Ultra-Low Latency
8 4 (4.49%) Network Design
8 4 (4.49%) Supply Chain Management
9 3 (3.37%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.97%) Perl
2 20 (22.47%) SQL
3 17 (19.10%) PowerShell
4 15 (16.85%) Bash Shell
5 9 (10.11%) PHP
6 7 (7.87%) Tcl
7 4 (4.49%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.37%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (30.34%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (22.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (20.22%) MCSE
4 17 (19.10%) MCITP
5 15 (16.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 14 (15.73%) MCSA
6 14 (15.73%) CCNP
7 10 (11.24%) CCNA
7 10 (11.24%) CCSP
8 7 (7.87%) Check Point Certification
8 7 (7.87%) CCSA
9 6 (6.74%) Security Cleared
10 3 (3.37%) SC Cleared
10 3 (3.37%) RHCE
11 2 (2.25%) CISSP
11 2 (2.25%) Degree
11 2 (2.25%) MCP
11 2 (2.25%) CCIE
12 1 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (1.12%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) SLA
1 2 (2.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (2.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (41.57%) Active Directory
2 24 (26.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (24.72%) vSphere
4 15 (16.85%) Forefront TMG
4 15 (16.85%) Hyper-V
5 8 (8.99%) Shibboleth
6 2 (2.25%) NFS
6 2 (2.25%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.12%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.12%) XenApp
7 1 (1.12%) XenServer
7 1 (1.12%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.12%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (16.85%) Backup Exec
2 14 (15.73%) WSUS
3 5 (5.62%) Netcool
4 1 (1.12%) OPNET
4 1 (1.12%) SCCM
4 1 (1.12%) SCOM
4 1 (1.12%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.12%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.12%) SCSM
Vendors
1 44 (49.44%) Cisco
2 38 (42.70%) Microsoft
3 31 (34.83%) VMware
4 25 (28.09%) Dell
5 21 (23.60%) Juniper
5 21 (23.60%) CheckPoint
6 15 (16.85%) Altiris
7 10 (11.24%) Blue Coat
8 9 (10.11%) NetApp
8 9 (10.11%) Fortinet
9 4 (4.49%) EPiServer
9 4 (4.49%) F5
9 4 (4.49%) EMC
10 3 (3.37%) HP
10 3 (3.37%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.25%) Brocade
11 2 (2.25%) Citrix
12 1 (1.12%) BMC
12 1 (1.12%) IBM
12 1 (1.12%) JBoss
Birmingham
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago