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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 191 132 161
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +29
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 19 53 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.37% 1.27% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 1.58% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 17 38 36
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £52,500 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +12.50%
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
4129 3356 3575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.39% 80.15% 75.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3453 2671 3026
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,400 £57,500 £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 2 March 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 2 March 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 -17 8 £57,500 +43.75% 2
Solihull - 6 £37,625 -
Staffordshire -6 5 £30,500 -39.00%
Shropshire -29 1 - - 1
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 44 (77.19%) Cisco
2 42 (73.68%) Firewall
3 31 (54.39%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (49.12%) CCNP
5 26 (45.61%) BGP
6 24 (42.11%) OSPF
6 24 (42.11%) VPN
7 23 (40.35%) Juniper
8 21 (36.84%) ITIL
9 20 (35.09%) Network Security
10 18 (31.58%) WAN
10 18 (31.58%) CheckPoint
11 17 (29.82%) Clustering
12 15 (26.32%) LAN
13 13 (22.81%) Windows
13 13 (22.81%) MPLS
14 12 (21.05%) Telecoms
14 12 (21.05%) Linux
14 12 (21.05%) SAN
15 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
16 10 (17.54%) CCNA
16 10 (17.54%) E-Commerce
16 10 (17.54%) UNIX
16 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
16 10 (17.54%) IPsec
16 10 (17.54%) VMware
16 10 (17.54%) F5
16 10 (17.54%) Network Monitoring
17 9 (15.79%) Blue Coat
17 9 (15.79%) MS Visio

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (8.77%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.02%) IIS
2 4 (7.02%) CMS
3 3 (5.26%) EPiServer CMS
3 3 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.75%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 9 (15.79%) MS Visio
2 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
3 4 (7.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (7.02%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Office 365
2 3 (5.26%) IaaS
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 42 (73.68%) Firewall
2 26 (45.61%) BGP
3 24 (42.11%) VPN
3 24 (42.11%) OSPF
4 20 (35.09%) Network Security
5 18 (31.58%) WAN
6 15 (26.32%) LAN
7 13 (22.81%) MPLS
8 12 (21.05%) SAN
9 10 (17.54%) IPsec
10 9 (15.79%) TCP/IP
11 8 (14.04%) DNS
11 8 (14.04%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (12.28%) Internet
13 6 (10.53%) PPP
13 6 (10.53%) ATM
13 6 (10.53%) ISDN
13 6 (10.53%) DSL
13 6 (10.53%) X.21
13 6 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 12 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 7 (12.28%) Finance
3 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (40.35%) Network Engineer
2 10 (17.54%) Firewall Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) NOC Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) Consultant
3 6 (10.53%) Network Consultant
4 5 (8.77%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Administrator
5 4 (7.02%) Security Specialist
5 4 (7.02%) Exchange Administrator
5 4 (7.02%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (7.02%) Network Specialist
5 4 (7.02%) Network Security Specialist
6 3 (5.26%) Network Security Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) Security Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) Telecoms Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Design Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Sales Consultant
7 2 (3.51%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) HTML
1 1 (1.75%) .NET
1 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.75%) CSS
1 1 (1.75%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.82%) Clustering
2 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.02%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.75%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.75%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.75%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.75%) Statistics
4 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.81%) Windows
2 12 (21.05%) Linux
3 10 (17.54%) UNIX
4 8 (14.04%) Solaris
5 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.75%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.84%) ITIL
2 10 (17.54%) E-Commerce
2 10 (17.54%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (12.28%) ITIL V3
3 7 (12.28%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (12.28%) Configuration Management
3 7 (12.28%) Risk Assessment
4 6 (10.53%) Network Management
4 6 (10.53%) Incident Management
5 5 (8.77%) Network Design
6 4 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (7.02%) Security Management
6 4 (7.02%) ERP
6 4 (7.02%) Release Management
6 4 (7.02%) Performance Management
6 4 (7.02%) Network Architecture
6 4 (7.02%) WAN Optimisation
6 4 (7.02%) Migration
7 3 (5.26%) Low Latency
7 3 (5.26%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.77%) Perl
1 5 (8.77%) Tcl
2 4 (7.02%) Java
3 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.75%) SQL
3 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.75%) C#
Qualifications
1 31 (54.39%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (49.12%) CCNP
3 10 (17.54%) CCNA
4 4 (7.02%) CCSP
4 4 (7.02%) CCIP
4 4 (7.02%) Check Point Certification
4 4 (7.02%) CCSA
5 3 (5.26%) CCSE
5 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.26%) MCSE
5 3 (5.26%) Degree
5 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.51%) CCDP
6 2 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.51%) JNCIP
6 2 (3.51%) MCITP
7 1 (1.75%) CCA
7 1 (1.75%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.75%) CCEA
7 1 (1.75%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
1 1 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.02%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (7.02%) Nagios
2 3 (5.26%) Netcool
3 2 (3.51%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 44 (77.19%) Cisco
2 23 (40.35%) Juniper
3 18 (31.58%) CheckPoint
4 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
5 10 (17.54%) VMware
5 10 (17.54%) F5
6 9 (15.79%) Blue Coat
7 7 (12.28%) SolarWinds
8 6 (10.53%) Fortinet
9 5 (8.77%) Citrix
10 3 (5.26%) EMC
10 3 (5.26%) EPiServer
10 3 (5.26%) Brocade
11 2 (3.51%) Sourcefire
11 2 (3.51%) Nokia
12 1 (1.75%) Sun
12 1 (1.75%) Dell
12 1 (1.75%) Veeam
12 1 (1.75%) Stonesoft
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