The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Network Load Balancing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Network Load Balancing over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Load Balancing (NLB)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 142 -
Rank change year-on-year +15 -  
Permanent jobs citing Network Load Balancing 6 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.31% 0.042% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.048% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 0
Median salary £40,000 £48,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.52% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,750 £52,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year -18.57% +20.00%  

Network 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 1751 2068 1741
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 89.29% 87.66% 86.53%
Number of salaries quoted 5315 5882 6628
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,250 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Network Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Load Balancing in Birmingham

Network Load Balancing
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Network Load Balancing in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing Network 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 Network Load Balancing.

1 6 (100.00%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) CCNA
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) SMTP
2 5 (83.33%) Internet
2 5 (83.33%) BGP
2 5 (83.33%) Service Management
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Juniper
2 5 (83.33%) VLAN
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (83.33%) HTTP
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Terminal Server
3 1 (16.67%) Clustering
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft

Network 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 (16.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) BGP
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) HTTP
2 5 (83.33%) Internet
2 5 (83.33%) SMTP
2 5 (83.33%) VLAN
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CCNA
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft