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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 165 196 173
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -23
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 52 18 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.94% 0.33% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 0.42% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 43 17 17
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,300 £47,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.52%
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
4389 4274 3713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.17% 78.42% 75.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3658 3618 3156
Average salary £42,350 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +5 24 £52,500 +10.52% 2
Staffordshire +2 15 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Warwickshire - 7 £37,500 -
Solihull - 3 £34,500 -
Shropshire - 2 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £29,000 -
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 51 (58.62%) Cisco
2 49 (56.32%) Firewall
3 47 (54.02%) VPN
4 37 (42.53%) Network Security
5 36 (41.38%) Cisco Certification
6 34 (39.08%) ITIL
7 31 (35.63%) DNS
7 31 (35.63%) Microsoft
8 30 (34.48%) TCP/IP
9 29 (33.33%) Active Directory
9 29 (33.33%) Juniper
9 29 (33.33%) Windows
9 29 (33.33%) VMware
10 28 (32.18%) BGP
10 28 (32.18%) CheckPoint
11 27 (31.03%) Linux
12 26 (29.89%) Finance
13 25 (28.74%) OSPF
13 25 (28.74%) CCNP
13 25 (28.74%) VMware Infrastructure
14 23 (26.44%) Dell
14 23 (26.44%) Perl
14 23 (26.44%) MS Excel
15 22 (25.29%) E-Commerce
15 22 (25.29%) Internet
16 21 (24.14%) SAN
16 21 (24.14%) MS Visio
16 21 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
17 20 (22.99%) Clustering
18 19 (21.84%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (18.39%) MS Exchange
1 16 (18.39%) Exchange Server 2007
2 15 (17.24%) IIS
3 5 (5.75%) CMS
3 5 (5.75%) Apache
3 5 (5.75%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (5.75%) WordPress
3 5 (5.75%) EPiServer CMS
3 5 (5.75%) Moodle
4 3 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (26.44%) MS Excel
2 21 (24.14%) MS Visio
3 6 (6.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (5.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (56.32%) Firewall
2 47 (54.02%) VPN
3 37 (42.53%) Network Security
4 31 (35.63%) DNS
5 30 (34.48%) TCP/IP
6 28 (32.18%) BGP
7 25 (28.74%) OSPF
8 22 (25.29%) Internet
9 21 (24.14%) SAN
10 18 (20.69%) VLAN
11 17 (19.54%) WAN
12 16 (18.39%) DHCP
13 15 (17.24%) LAN
14 13 (14.94%) Junos
15 10 (11.49%) MPLS
16 9 (10.34%) IPsec
16 9 (10.34%) Extranet
16 9 (10.34%) HTTP
17 7 (8.05%) SSL
18 6 (6.90%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.54%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.75%) MySQL
3 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 26 (29.89%) Finance
2 6 (6.90%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.90%) Publishing
3 2 (2.30%) Banking
4 1 (1.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (27.59%) Network Engineer
2 19 (21.84%) Systems Engineer
3 18 (20.69%) Firewall Engineer
4 13 (14.94%) Administrator
5 12 (13.79%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (10.34%) Security Engineer
7 8 (9.20%) Senior Network Engineer
7 8 (9.20%) Network Security Engineer
8 7 (8.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (6.90%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 6 (6.90%) Senior Security Engineer
10 5 (5.75%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 5 (5.75%) Senior Manager
10 5 (5.75%) Infrastructure Manager
11 4 (4.60%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
11 4 (4.60%) Server Engineer
11 4 (4.60%) Senior IT Manager
11 4 (4.60%) NOC Engineer
11 4 (4.60%) Systems Manager
11 4 (4.60%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.90%) LAMP
2 1 (1.15%) CSS
2 1 (1.15%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.99%) Clustering
2 7 (8.05%) Open Source
2 7 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.60%) EqualLogic
4 3 (3.45%) User Experience
5 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.30%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.15%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 29 (33.33%) Windows
2 27 (31.03%) Linux
3 21 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (20.69%) UNIX
5 15 (17.24%) Solaris
6 12 (13.79%) Windows 7
7 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.45%) SUSE
8 3 (3.45%) Debian
8 3 (3.45%) FreeBSD
8 3 (3.45%) Ubuntu
8 3 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (39.08%) ITIL
2 22 (25.29%) E-Commerce
3 15 (17.24%) Risk Assessment
4 11 (12.64%) Network Architecture
4 11 (12.64%) Network Monitoring
5 9 (10.34%) Security Management
5 9 (10.34%) Low Latency
5 9 (10.34%) Ultra-Low Latency
6 7 (8.05%) WAN Optimisation
7 6 (6.90%) Change Control
7 6 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (5.75%) Configuration Management
8 5 (5.75%) Content Management
8 5 (5.75%) Supply Chain Management
9 4 (4.60%) Incident Management
9 4 (4.60%) Network Design
9 4 (4.60%) B2B
10 3 (3.45%) Service Management
10 3 (3.45%) Project Management
10 3 (3.45%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (26.44%) Perl
2 14 (16.09%) Tcl
3 8 (9.20%) SQL
4 7 (8.05%) Bash Shell
4 7 (8.05%) PowerShell
5 5 (5.75%) PHP
6 3 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 36 (41.38%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (28.74%) CCNP
3 19 (21.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (20.69%) MCSE
5 16 (18.39%) MCSA
5 16 (18.39%) MCITP
5 16 (18.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 13 (14.94%) Check Point Certification
6 13 (14.94%) CCSA
7 11 (12.64%) CCNA
7 11 (12.64%) CCSP
8 4 (4.60%) Security Cleared
9 3 (3.45%) RHCE
9 3 (3.45%) SC Cleared
10 2 (2.30%) Degree
10 2 (2.30%) CISSP
10 2 (2.30%) CCIE
10 2 (2.30%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.30%) SLA
1 2 (2.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 25 (28.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (17.24%) Hyper-V
4 10 (11.49%) vSphere
5 7 (8.05%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (4.60%) Shibboleth
7 2 (2.30%) NFS
7 2 (2.30%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.15%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.15%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (8.05%) Backup Exec
2 6 (6.90%) WSUS
3 5 (5.75%) Netcool
4 1 (1.15%) OPNET
Vendors
1 51 (58.62%) Cisco
2 31 (35.63%) Microsoft
3 29 (33.33%) Juniper
3 29 (33.33%) VMware
4 28 (32.18%) CheckPoint
5 23 (26.44%) Dell
6 18 (20.69%) Blue Coat
7 9 (10.34%) NetApp
8 8 (9.20%) Fortinet
9 7 (8.05%) Altiris
10 5 (5.75%) EMC
10 5 (5.75%) EPiServer
10 5 (5.75%) F5
11 3 (3.45%) Red Hat
12 2 (2.30%) Brocade
12 2 (2.30%) HP
13 1 (1.15%) Remedy
13 1 (1.15%) McAfee
13 1 (1.15%) Nokia
13 1 (1.15%) BMC
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