The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Load Balancing (NLB)
Rank 186 201 192
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Permanent jobs citing Network Load Balancing 11 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.020% 0.021%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.026% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 0
Average salary £31,500 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £36,834 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+28.95% -7.91%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3890 3842 3367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 78.67% 76.70% 71.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3239 3221 2856
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Network Load Balancing
England

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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Load Balancing across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Network Load Balancing Salary Histogram 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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 6 £47,500 -
Walsall - 6 £31,500 -
Coventry +13 3 £47,500 +26.66%
Dudley - 1 £27,500 -
Smethwick - 1 £27,500 -
West Bromwich - 1 £27,500 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £27,500 -
Network Load Balancing
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (57.14%) IIS
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (50.00%) Clustering
4 7 (50.00%) MCITP
5 6 (42.86%) Hyper-V
5 6 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (42.86%) Replication
5 6 (42.86%) Migration
5 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 6 (42.86%) OLTP
5 6 (42.86%) SharePoint
6 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
7 4 (28.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (28.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (28.57%) Forefront TMG
7 4 (28.57%) UAG
7 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (28.57%) MCTS
7 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2000
7 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (28.57%) SCCM
7 4 (28.57%) SCOM
7 4 (28.57%) Data Protection

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (57.14%) IIS
2 6 (42.86%) SharePoint
3 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
4 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2000
4 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (14.29%) Lync
5 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (7.14%) Apache
6 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
6 1 (7.14%) nginx
6 1 (7.14%) Node.js
6 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) PowerPivot
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) IPv4
1 1 (7.14%) IPv6
1 1 (7.14%) DHCP
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) BGP
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (42.86%) OLTP
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) MySQL
5 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Consultant
2 5 (35.71%) Coordinator
2 5 (35.71%) Administrator
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Consultant
2 5 (35.71%) Release Coordinator
3 4 (28.57%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Business Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft BI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) LAMP
2 1 (7.14%) HTML5
2 1 (7.14%) RESTful
2 1 (7.14%) CSS3
2 1 (7.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Clustering
2 6 (42.86%) Replication
3 4 (28.57%) Blackberry
4 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
5 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
5 1 (7.14%) Open Source
5 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
1 6 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
1 6 (42.86%) Migration
2 4 (28.57%) Data Protection
3 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (14.29%) CRM
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) MVC
4 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Low Latency
4 1 (7.14%) Software Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (50.00%) MCITP
2 4 (28.57%) MCTS
2 4 (28.57%) MCSE
3 2 (14.29%) MCSA
4 1 (7.14%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
2 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Hyper-V
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) Forefront TMG
2 4 (28.57%) UAG
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
4 1 (7.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 4 (28.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 4 (28.57%) SCCM
1 4 (28.57%) SCOM
1 4 (28.57%) MOM
1 4 (28.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Symantec
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) Dell
5 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco
5 1 (7.14%) Fortinet