The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Balancing
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 83 113
Rank change year-on-year -10 +30  
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 26 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.79% 0.21% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 0.25% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 25 1 8
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £47,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% -  

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 Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1278 811 1537
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 88.14% 85.46% 90.73%
Number of salaries quoted 935 700 1215
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

Load Balancing
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Load Balancing in Cheshire

Load Balancing
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Load Balancing in Cheshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Load Balancing in Cheshire

Load Balancing
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -2 11 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Knutsford - 2 £60,000 -
Runcorn - 2 £38,750 -
Load Balancing
North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 24 (75.00%) Firewall
2 23 (71.88%) Cisco
3 20 (62.50%) F5
4 18 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (56.25%) CCNP
5 17 (53.13%) DNS
6 16 (50.00%) Wireless
7 15 (46.88%) WAN
8 14 (43.75%) Ethernet
8 14 (43.75%) VPN
8 14 (43.75%) OSPF
8 14 (43.75%) BGP
8 14 (43.75%) EIGRP
9 13 (40.63%) LAN
9 13 (40.63%) Windows
10 12 (37.50%) SSL
10 12 (37.50%) Wireshark
11 11 (34.38%) Cisco PIX
11 11 (34.38%) IP Telephony
11 11 (34.38%) Blue Coat
11 11 (34.38%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (34.38%) Riverbed
11 11 (34.38%) Degree
11 11 (34.38%) xDSL
11 11 (34.38%) ITIL
11 11 (34.38%) MPLS
11 11 (34.38%) IPsec
11 11 (34.38%) Finance
12 10 (31.25%) DHCP
12 10 (31.25%) Cisco IOS

Load Balancing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 5 (15.63%) JBoss
2 4 (12.50%) IIS
2 4 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) OpenShift
2 1 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (75.00%) Firewall
2 17 (53.13%) DNS
3 16 (50.00%) Wireless
4 15 (46.88%) WAN
5 14 (43.75%) BGP
5 14 (43.75%) EIGRP
5 14 (43.75%) Ethernet
5 14 (43.75%) OSPF
5 14 (43.75%) VPN
6 13 (40.63%) LAN
7 12 (37.50%) SSL
7 12 (37.50%) Wireshark
8 11 (34.38%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (34.38%) Cisco PIX
8 11 (34.38%) IP Telephony
8 11 (34.38%) IPsec
8 11 (34.38%) MPLS
8 11 (34.38%) xDSL
9 10 (31.25%) Cisco IOS
9 10 (31.25%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.13%) LoadRunner
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Banking
3 4 (12.50%) Financial Institution
4 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.25%) Publishing
5 1 (3.13%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Operations Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Network Operations Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Unix Support
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Service Operations Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Unix Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Unix Support Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Developer
6 1 (3.13%) IT Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) CSS
2 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.75%) Clustering
2 6 (18.75%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.38%) Virtual Team
4 2 (6.25%) Life Science
5 1 (3.13%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Windows
2 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (18.75%) Linux
3 6 (18.75%) Unix
4 5 (15.63%) AIX
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) ITIL
2 9 (28.13%) Kalman Filter
3 7 (21.88%) ITIL V3
3 7 (21.88%) ITSM
3 7 (21.88%) Service Management
4 6 (18.75%) Asset Management
5 5 (15.63%) Capacity Management
5 5 (15.63%) Incident Management
5 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
6 4 (12.50%) Network Management
6 4 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (6.25%) Performance Management
8 2 (6.25%) Presales
8 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
8 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) Java
1 5 (15.63%) Python
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) Perl
2 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (56.25%) CCNP
1 18 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (34.38%) Degree
3 3 (9.38%) CCIE
4 1 (3.13%) ISEB
4 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.13%) OCP
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) PMO
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.13%) Docker
2 1 (3.13%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) FortiGate
2 5 (15.63%) Ganglia
2 5 (15.63%) Netcool
3 1 (3.13%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (71.88%) Cisco
2 20 (62.50%) F5
3 11 (34.38%) Blue Coat
3 11 (34.38%) Riverbed
4 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
5 8 (25.00%) Juniper
6 5 (15.63%) AppDynamics
6 5 (15.63%) Oracle
7 2 (6.25%) Dell
7 2 (6.25%) Dell Compellent
7 2 (6.25%) EqualLogic
8 1 (3.13%) Citrix
8 1 (3.13%) EMC
8 1 (3.13%) Infoblox
8 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.13%) Veeam
8 1 (3.13%) VMware
Warrington, Cheshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago