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 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Balancing
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 138 115
Rank change year-on-year +15 -23  
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 5 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.26% 0.32% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.37% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 11
Median salary £37,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £27,100 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year - +1.06%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1720 2161 1583
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 89.44% 87.63% 86.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1397 1599 1267
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Load Balancing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Load Balancing in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, 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 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) F5
2 6 (75.00%) LAN
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (62.50%) BGP
3 5 (62.50%) CCNP
3 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
3 5 (62.50%) MPLS
3 5 (62.50%) WLAN
3 5 (62.50%) WAN
4 4 (50.00%) Internet
4 4 (50.00%) TACACS
4 4 (50.00%) CCNA
4 4 (50.00%) Juniper
4 4 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco Wireless
5 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
5 3 (37.50%) Network Architecture
5 3 (37.50%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (37.50%) Process Management
5 3 (37.50%) Wireless
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) OSPF
5 3 (37.50%) VPN
6 2 (25.00%) DNS
6 2 (25.00%) VoIP
6 2 (25.00%) SSL
6 2 (25.00%) DHCP

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 1 (12.50%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) LAN
3 5 (62.50%) BGP
3 5 (62.50%) MPLS
3 5 (62.50%) WAN
3 5 (62.50%) WLAN
4 4 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 4 (50.00%) Internet
4 4 (50.00%) TACACS
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco Wireless
5 3 (37.50%) OSPF
5 3 (37.50%) VPN
5 3 (37.50%) Wireless
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (25.00%) DNS
6 2 (25.00%) Network Security
6 2 (25.00%) SSL
6 2 (25.00%) VoIP
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (12.50%) EPoS
3 1 (12.50%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Network Architecture
1 3 (37.50%) Network Monitoring
1 3 (37.50%) Process Management
2 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (25.00%) Release Management
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Case Management
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Presales
3 1 (12.50%) SIEM
3 1 (12.50%) Software Optimisation
3 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (62.50%) CCNP
3 4 (50.00%) CCNA
4 2 (25.00%) CCDP
5 1 (12.50%) CCDA
5 1 (12.50%) CCIE
5 1 (12.50%) CCSE
5 1 (12.50%) CISSP
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) IISP
5 1 (12.50%) ISSAP
5 1 (12.50%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) ProxySG
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (12.50%) QRadar
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) F5
3 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
4 4 (50.00%) Juniper
5 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
5 1 (12.50%) Brocade
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) Forcepoint
5 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
5 1 (12.50%) IBM
5 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto
5 1 (12.50%) Radware
5 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
5 1 (12.50%) Splunk
5 1 (12.50%) Tufin
5 1 (12.50%) VMware
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
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