The table below looks at the statistics for Network 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 Network Load Balancing over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Load Balancing (NLB)
Rank 223 213 194
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -19
Permanent jobs citing Network Load Balancing 6 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.040% 0.070%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.048% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 3
Average salary £38,000 £46,750 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.71% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £46,150 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,600 £47,350 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -15.78%
Network 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
4945 4186 3553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 86.86% 82.73% 82.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4073 3569 2861
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Network Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Load Balancing across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Network Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Network Load Balancing
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Load Balancing across the West Midlands region.

Network Load Balancing Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Network 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 Network Load Balancing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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 - 4 £42,500 -
Coventry - 2 £33,500 -
Network Load Balancing
England

Network Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Network 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 Network Load Balancing.

1 6 (75.00%) SQL
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Clustering
1 6 (75.00%) Replication
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
1 6 (75.00%) Retail
1 6 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (62.50%) LAN
2 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 5 (62.50%) DHCP
2 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Citrix
2 5 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (37.50%) MCITP
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (37.50%) Software Packaging
4 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
4 3 (37.50%) Release Management
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) High Availability
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Network 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 Network Load Balancing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) IIS
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) DHCP
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
1 5 (62.50%) LAN
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) Kerberos
2 3 (37.50%) SAN
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) Skype
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2016
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (37.50%) SSDT
General
1 6 (75.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Database Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) DBA
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Communications Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Senior IT Support
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Support Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Support Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Clustering
1 6 (75.00%) Replication
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) ETL
2 3 (37.50%) High Availability
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
2 3 (37.50%) Release Management
2 3 (37.50%) Software Licensing
3 2 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) MCITP
1 3 (37.50%) MCSE
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Sysprep
2 2 (25.00%) AirWatch
2 2 (25.00%) FortiGate
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Citrix
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds
4 2 (25.00%) Aruba
4 2 (25.00%) Avaya
4 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) NICE Systems
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) LANDesk