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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 193 198 158
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -40
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 46 22 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.74% 0.41% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.49% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 36 15 47
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
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
5452 4473 4137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.36% 83.65% 84.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4290 3730 3431
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,530
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
Worcestershire - 9 £35,000 - 1
Birmingham -19 8 £50,000 - 1
Coventry - 8 £51,250 - 4
Warwickshire - 8 £36,000 -
Solihull +19 7 £40,000 - 2
Staffordshire +8 1 £37,500 -31.81%
Dudley +5 1 £26,500 -8.62%
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 69 (71.88%) Firewall
2 43 (44.79%) Cisco
3 36 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (37.50%) LAN
4 34 (35.42%) CCNP
4 34 (35.42%) WAN
5 31 (32.29%) Linux
6 26 (27.08%) Windows
7 25 (26.04%) CCNA
8 21 (21.88%) VPN
8 21 (21.88%) F5
9 20 (20.83%) VMware
10 18 (18.75%) SAN
10 18 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
11 16 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 16 (16.67%) ITIL
12 15 (15.63%) Wireless
12 15 (15.63%) Citrix
12 15 (15.63%) Incident Management
12 15 (15.63%) Data Centre
13 14 (14.58%) Puppet
13 14 (14.58%) HP
13 14 (14.58%) TCP/IP
14 13 (13.54%) DNS
14 13 (13.54%) FTP
14 13 (13.54%) Active Directory
14 13 (13.54%) CCIE
14 13 (13.54%) OSPF
14 13 (13.54%) VLAN
15 12 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 11 (11.46%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (9.38%) Apache
2 9 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
2 9 (9.38%) nginx
2 9 (9.38%) Tomcat
3 6 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (6.25%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (4.17%) Moodle
4 4 (4.17%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.13%) IIS
5 3 (3.13%) Skype for Business
5 3 (3.13%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.04%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (7.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.17%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.46%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.29%) Office 365
3 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.21%) Mimecast
4 2 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (71.88%) Firewall
2 36 (37.50%) LAN
3 34 (35.42%) WAN
4 21 (21.88%) VPN
5 18 (18.75%) SAN
6 15 (15.63%) Wireless
7 14 (14.58%) TCP/IP
8 13 (13.54%) DNS
8 13 (13.54%) FTP
8 13 (13.54%) OSPF
8 13 (13.54%) VLAN
9 12 (12.50%) HTTP
10 11 (11.46%) MPLS
10 11 (11.46%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (10.42%) BGP
11 10 (10.42%) Internet
11 10 (10.42%) VoIP
12 9 (9.38%) Ethernet
12 9 (9.38%) WLAN
13 8 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.50%) MySQL
2 11 (11.46%) InfluxDB
3 10 (10.42%) SQL Server
4 9 (9.38%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (9.38%) MongoDB
4 9 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.13%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.04%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (10.42%) Finance
2 7 (7.29%) Marketing
3 5 (5.21%) Banking
4 3 (3.13%) Retail
5 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.04%) Automotive
6 1 (1.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (29.17%) Network Engineer
2 19 (19.79%) Senior Network Engineer
3 16 (16.67%) Analyst
4 15 (15.63%) Operations Engineer
5 8 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (7.29%) Consultant
7 6 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (6.25%) Service Analyst
7 6 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (6.25%) Support Analyst
7 6 (6.25%) Web Engineer
7 6 (6.25%) WebOps Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (5.21%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (5.21%) IT Manager
8 5 (5.21%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (5.21%) Network Architect
8 5 (5.21%) Network Manager
8 5 (5.21%) Technical Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) Technical Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.46%) ELK Stack
2 10 (10.42%) Middleware
3 3 (3.13%) LAMP
3 3 (3.13%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (1.04%) .NET
4 1 (1.04%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.63%) Data Centre
2 12 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 9 (9.38%) Clustering
3 9 (9.38%) Hybrid Cloud
3 9 (9.38%) Private Cloud
4 6 (6.25%) Economics
5 4 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.13%) Fintech
7 2 (2.08%) EPoS
8 1 (1.04%) EFT
8 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.04%) Online Banking
8 1 (1.04%) Replication
8 1 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 31 (32.29%) Linux
2 26 (27.08%) Windows
3 12 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (11.46%) Unix
4 11 (11.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (10.42%) Windows Server
6 7 (7.29%) Mac OS X
6 7 (7.29%) MVS
7 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.13%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.13%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
2 16 (16.67%) ITIL
3 15 (15.63%) Incident Management
4 11 (11.46%) Microservices
4 11 (11.46%) Network Management
5 10 (10.42%) Service Delivery
5 10 (10.42%) Service Management
6 9 (9.38%) DevOps
6 9 (9.38%) ITSM
6 9 (9.38%) SOA
7 7 (7.29%) Network Architecture
8 6 (6.25%) High Availability
8 6 (6.25%) Network Design
8 6 (6.25%) Project Management
8 6 (6.25%) Web Operations
9 5 (5.21%) Mobile Device Management
10 4 (4.17%) Configuration Management
10 4 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (4.17%) Mentoring
10 4 (4.17%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.25%) Java
1 6 (6.25%) Shell Script
2 5 (5.21%) SQL
3 3 (3.13%) Perl
4 2 (2.08%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.08%) Python
4 2 (2.08%) VB
5 1 (1.04%) C
5 1 (1.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 36 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (35.42%) CCNP
3 25 (26.04%) CCNA
4 13 (13.54%) CCIE
5 10 (10.42%) Security Cleared
6 9 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (6.25%) A+ Certification
8 5 (5.21%) CCDA
8 5 (5.21%) CCDP
8 5 (5.21%) CCSA
8 5 (5.21%) CCSE
8 5 (5.21%) MCP
8 5 (5.21%) SC Cleared
9 4 (4.17%) Degree
9 4 (4.17%) MCSE
10 3 (3.13%) JNCIE
10 3 (3.13%) JNCIP
11 1 (1.04%) CCNP Voice
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.42%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (13.54%) Active Directory
2 11 (11.46%) Docker
2 11 (11.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (3.13%) iptables
4 3 (3.13%) vSphere
5 2 (2.08%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.08%) Snort
5 2 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.04%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.04%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.04%) Xen
6 1 (1.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (14.58%) Puppet
2 11 (11.46%) Grafana
2 11 (11.46%) Icinga
2 11 (11.46%) Kibana
2 11 (11.46%) logstash
2 11 (11.46%) Nagios
3 9 (9.38%) Kubernetes
3 9 (9.38%) Mesos
4 7 (7.29%) FortiGate
5 6 (6.25%) SCCM
6 4 (4.17%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (3.13%) HAProxy
7 3 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (3.13%) QRadar
8 2 (2.08%) Nessus
8 2 (2.08%) Nexpose
8 2 (2.08%) Proventia
9 1 (1.04%) OMEGAMON
9 1 (1.04%) WhatsUp Gold
9 1 (1.04%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 43 (44.79%) Cisco
2 21 (21.88%) F5
3 20 (20.83%) VMware
4 16 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 15 (15.63%) Citrix
6 14 (14.58%) HP
7 11 (11.46%) Juniper
8 9 (9.38%) Oracle
9 8 (8.33%) CheckPoint
10 7 (7.29%) Palo Alto
11 6 (6.25%) Radware
11 6 (6.25%) Splunk
12 5 (5.21%) Aruba
13 3 (3.13%) Avaya
14 2 (2.08%) Cognizant
14 2 (2.08%) Intel Security
14 2 (2.08%) NetApp
14 2 (2.08%) ScanSafe
15 1 (1.04%) Meraki
15 1 (1.04%) Verint
Worcester, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum 25 days holiday, free parking, 5% ma
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Cognizant
Posted: 14 days ago
Coventry
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car
Posted: 14 days ago
Solihull
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 16 days ago
West Midlands
Cognizant
Posted: 23 days ago