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

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 193 145 177
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +32
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 22 54 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.41% 1.10% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 1.36% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 15 47 29
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £45,000 £41,625
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +8.10%
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
4333 3960 3909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.10% 80.70% 77.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3609 3291 3264
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 £62,898 £60,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 28 April 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 28 April 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 -6 13 £50,000 - 1
Dudley - 6 £29,000 -
Solihull +3 3 £40,000 +6.66%
Staffordshire -7 3 £55,000 -2.65%
Herefordshire - 2 - - 1
Shropshire -27 1 - - 1
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 31 (75.61%) Cisco
2 27 (65.85%) Firewall
3 22 (53.66%) ITIL
4 19 (46.34%) WAN
4 19 (46.34%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (41.46%) VPN
5 17 (41.46%) OSPF
6 16 (39.02%) CCNP
7 15 (36.59%) DNS
7 15 (36.59%) BGP
7 15 (36.59%) VMware
8 14 (34.15%) MPLS
8 14 (34.15%) LAN
8 14 (34.15%) Windows
9 11 (26.83%) Wi-Fi
9 11 (26.83%) Wireless
9 11 (26.83%) F5
9 11 (26.83%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (24.39%) Service Delivery
10 10 (24.39%) VLAN
10 10 (24.39%) Linux
10 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
10 10 (24.39%) VoIP
10 10 (24.39%) CheckPoint
10 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
11 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
11 9 (21.95%) Juniper
11 9 (21.95%) TCP/IP
11 9 (21.95%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (21.95%) Wireshark

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (12.20%) IIS
2 4 (9.76%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.32%) CMS
4 2 (4.88%) EPiServer CMS
4 2 (4.88%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (4.88%) Apache
5 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.44%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Office
1 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
1 4 (9.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (9.76%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Office 365
2 2 (4.88%) IaaS
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (65.85%) Firewall
2 19 (46.34%) WAN
3 17 (41.46%) VPN
3 17 (41.46%) OSPF
4 15 (36.59%) BGP
4 15 (36.59%) DNS
5 14 (34.15%) MPLS
5 14 (34.15%) LAN
6 11 (26.83%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (26.83%) Wireless
6 11 (26.83%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (24.39%) VLAN
7 10 (24.39%) VoIP
8 9 (21.95%) TCP/IP
8 9 (21.95%) Wireshark
8 9 (21.95%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (19.51%) Network Security
9 8 (19.51%) PPP
10 7 (17.07%) SAN
10 7 (17.07%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.88%) MySQL
General
1 7 (17.07%) Telecoms
2 6 (14.63%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Network Engineer
2 8 (19.51%) Analyst
2 8 (19.51%) Network Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) Network Consultant
3 7 (17.07%) Consultant
4 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (9.76%) Security Consultant
4 4 (9.76%) Administrator
4 4 (9.76%) Exchange Administrator
4 4 (9.76%) Network Security Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) Telecoms Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Sales Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) NOC Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Cisco Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) HTML
1 1 (2.44%) .NET
1 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.44%) CSS
1 1 (2.44%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Clustering
2 6 (14.63%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.44%) GIS
4 1 (2.44%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 14 (34.15%) Windows
2 10 (24.39%) Linux
3 5 (12.20%) UNIX
4 4 (9.76%) Solaris
5 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.44%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (53.66%) ITIL
2 10 (24.39%) Service Delivery
3 8 (19.51%) ITIL V3
4 7 (17.07%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (17.07%) E-Commerce
5 6 (14.63%) High Availability
6 5 (12.20%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (12.20%) Network Management
6 5 (12.20%) Configuration Management
6 5 (12.20%) Migration
6 5 (12.20%) Network Design
7 4 (9.76%) Incident Management
7 4 (9.76%) ERP
7 4 (9.76%) Release Management
7 4 (9.76%) Performance Management
8 3 (7.32%) B2B
8 3 (7.32%) Project Management
8 3 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (7.32%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (4.88%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) Java
2 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.44%) C#
3 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (46.34%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (39.02%) CCNP
3 7 (17.07%) CCNA
4 4 (9.76%) CCSE
5 3 (7.32%) JNCIP
5 3 (7.32%) Degree
6 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.44%) CCDP
7 1 (2.44%) CCA
7 1 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.44%) CCEA
7 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.44%) MCSD
7 1 (2.44%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.76%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.88%) vSphere
4 2 (4.88%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (9.76%) Nagios
2 1 (2.44%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 31 (75.61%) Cisco
2 15 (36.59%) VMware
3 11 (26.83%) F5
4 10 (24.39%) CheckPoint
4 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
5 9 (21.95%) Juniper
6 7 (17.07%) Fortinet
7 6 (14.63%) SolarWinds
8 4 (9.76%) Citrix
9 3 (7.32%) Sun
9 3 (7.32%) Sourcefire
9 3 (7.32%) Brocade
10 2 (4.88%) EPiServer
10 2 (4.88%) Dell
10 2 (4.88%) EMC
10 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
11 1 (2.44%) Nokia
11 1 (2.44%) Veeam
West Midlands
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £29000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 per annum + 25 days holiday, Pension, Equipment Budget etc.
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Worcestershire
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Worcestershire
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Worcestershire
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Hereford
360 Resourcing
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago