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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Load Balancing (NLB)
Rank - 208 192
Permanent jobs citing Network Load Balancing 0 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.036% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.047% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 9
Average salary - £70,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +108.95%
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £37,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -14.28%
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
4123 4262 3643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 76.74% 77.21% 74.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3411 3612 3083
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (77.78%) IIS
4 6 (66.67%) OLTP
4 6 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (66.67%) Replication
4 6 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (33.33%) MCITP
5 3 (33.33%) QA
6 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (22.22%) MCTS
6 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
6 2 (22.22%) SCCM
6 2 (22.22%) SCOM
6 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
6 2 (22.22%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (22.22%) UAG
6 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2000
6 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (22.22%) Clustering
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
6 2 (22.22%) Migration
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (22.22%) MOM

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 7 (77.78%) IIS
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2000
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (11.11%) nginx
3 1 (11.11%) Node.js
3 1 (11.11%) Apache
3 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) OLTP
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) MySQL
3 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Coordinator
1 5 (55.56%) Administrator
1 5 (55.56%) Release Coordinator
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
1 1 (11.11%) LAMP
1 1 (11.11%) jQuery
1 1 (11.11%) RESTful
1 1 (11.11%) HTML5
1 1 (11.11%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Replication
2 2 (22.22%) Clustering
2 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 1 (11.11%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
1 6 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
2 2 (22.22%) CRM
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (33.33%) MCITP
2 2 (22.22%) MCTS
2 2 (22.22%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
1 2 (22.22%) Forefront TMG
1 2 (22.22%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) MOM
1 2 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
1 2 (22.22%) SCOM
1 2 (22.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 2 (22.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Symantec