Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Load Balancing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Load Balancing over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Balancing
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 202 156
Rank change year-on-year +59 -46 +5
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 43 3 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.18% 0.068% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 0.076% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 21
Birmingham median annual salary £43,750 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% - -10.00%
10th Percentile £29,700 £45,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £56,625 £56,000 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £38,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -13.89% - +12.50%

Load Balancing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,266 3,968 3,201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 89.80% 90.49% 86.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2,442 2,919 2,714
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £42,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year -2.38% +1.82% +3.13%

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Load Balancing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Load Balancing in Birmingham

Load Balancing
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Load Balancing in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Load Balancing in Birmingham

Load Balancing
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Load Balancing in Birmingham over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Load Balancing in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT jobs citing Load Balancing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 38 (88.37%) Cisco
2 34 (79.07%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (72.09%) CCNP
4 27 (62.79%) CheckPoint
4 27 (62.79%) MPLS
4 27 (62.79%) ITIL
5 25 (58.14%) Data Centre
6 24 (55.81%) Presales
7 23 (53.49%) BGP
7 23 (53.49%) Firewall
8 22 (51.16%) Fortinet
8 22 (51.16%) F5
8 22 (51.16%) ITIL V3
9 21 (48.84%) OSPF
9 21 (48.84%) Juniper
9 21 (48.84%) VPN
9 21 (48.84%) WAN
10 19 (44.19%) LAN
10 19 (44.19%) Wireless
11 18 (41.86%) Network Design
11 18 (41.86%) VLAN
11 18 (41.86%) Network Security
11 18 (41.86%) Ethernet
12 16 (37.21%) SNMP
12 16 (37.21%) TCP/IP
12 16 (37.21%) SSL
12 16 (37.21%) HP
12 16 (37.21%) Cisco ASA
12 16 (37.21%) SIEM
13 15 (34.88%) Project Management

Load Balancing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (20.93%) IIS
2 3 (6.98%) Office Communications Server
2 3 (6.98%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.58%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.30%) Office 365
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.33%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.33%) Serverless
3 1 (2.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (62.79%) MPLS
2 23 (53.49%) BGP
2 23 (53.49%) Firewall
3 21 (48.84%) OSPF
3 21 (48.84%) VPN
3 21 (48.84%) WAN
4 19 (44.19%) LAN
4 19 (44.19%) Wireless
5 18 (41.86%) Ethernet
5 18 (41.86%) Network Security
5 18 (41.86%) VLAN
6 16 (37.21%) Cisco ASA
6 16 (37.21%) SNMP
6 16 (37.21%) SSL
6 16 (37.21%) TCP/IP
7 15 (34.88%) WLAN
8 11 (25.58%) Cisco ISE
9 10 (23.26%) DNS
9 10 (23.26%) IPsec
10 9 (20.93%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.33%) GitLab
1 1 (2.33%) MSBuild
1 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 8 (18.60%) Billing
2 6 (13.95%) Finance
3 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (37.21%) Architect
2 10 (23.26%) Network Engineer
3 8 (18.60%) Security Architect
3 8 (18.60%) Security Solutions Architect
3 8 (18.60%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (13.95%) Network Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Lync Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) AWS Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Network Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) NOC Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Technology Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) JSON
1 2 (4.65%) VXML
2 1 (2.33%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 25 (58.14%) Data Centre
2 8 (18.60%) Cyberthreat
2 8 (18.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 8 (18.60%) FlexPod
3 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.98%) Clustering
4 3 (6.98%) Driving Licence
5 2 (4.65%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (4.65%) PKI
6 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (2.33%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.33%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.33%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.33%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (62.79%) ITIL
2 24 (55.81%) Presales
3 22 (51.16%) ITIL V3
4 18 (41.86%) Network Design
5 16 (37.21%) SIEM
6 15 (34.88%) Project Management
7 14 (32.56%) Line Management
7 14 (32.56%) Service Delivery
8 10 (23.26%) Time Management
9 9 (20.93%) Network Monitoring
10 8 (18.60%) Application Performance Management
10 8 (18.60%) Converged Infrastructure
10 8 (18.60%) Incident Management
10 8 (18.60%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 8 (18.60%) Mentoring
10 8 (18.60%) Migration
10 8 (18.60%) Performance Management
10 8 (18.60%) Security Management
10 8 (18.60%) Software Optimisation
10 8 (18.60%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
1 3 (6.98%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 34 (79.07%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (72.09%) CCNP
3 11 (25.58%) CCNA
4 8 (18.60%) CCDP
4 8 (18.60%) CCSE
4 8 (18.60%) CISSP
4 8 (18.60%) IISP
4 8 (18.60%) ISSAP
4 8 (18.60%) JNCIP
5 1 (2.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.60%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (16.28%) Active Directory
2 7 (16.28%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (23.26%) Cisco Prime
1 10 (23.26%) QRadar
2 6 (13.95%) SCVMM
3 2 (4.65%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (4.65%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (4.65%) Netcool
3 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.65%) Puppet
3 2 (4.65%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (2.33%) Ansible
4 1 (2.33%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.33%) Packer
Vendors
1 38 (88.37%) Cisco
2 27 (62.79%) CheckPoint
3 22 (51.16%) F5
3 22 (51.16%) Fortinet
4 21 (48.84%) Juniper
5 16 (37.21%) HP
6 14 (32.56%) Brocade
6 14 (32.56%) SolarWinds
7 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
8 10 (23.26%) Meraki
9 9 (20.93%) VMware
10 8 (18.60%) Aruba
10 8 (18.60%) Forcepoint
10 8 (18.60%) IBM
10 8 (18.60%) LogRhythm
10 8 (18.60%) Sourcefire
10 8 (18.60%) Splunk
10 8 (18.60%) Tufin
11 6 (13.95%) BMC
11 6 (13.95%) Citrix