The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Load Balancing
England / East Midlands
Rank 153 155 168
Rank change year-on-year +2 +13  
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 8 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.28% 0.41% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.46% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 8
Median salary £45,000 £55,000 £54,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +0.91%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +8.69%  

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2529 2801 2846
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 87.30% 88.08% 85.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1979 2200 2286
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

Load Balancing
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for Load Balancing in the East Midlands

Load Balancing
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Derbyshire +17 7 £45,000 +20.00%
Northamptonshire +20 1 £44,000 -19.26%
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 12 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 11 (61.11%) DNS
3 10 (55.56%) ITIL
3 10 (55.56%) Windows
3 10 (55.56%) High Availability
4 9 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (50.00%) VMware
5 8 (44.44%) SQL
6 7 (38.89%) SAN
6 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
6 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
6 7 (38.89%) SLA
6 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
6 7 (38.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 7 (38.89%) Citrix
6 7 (38.89%) Citrix Certification
6 7 (38.89%) MCITP
6 7 (38.89%) SCOM
6 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (38.89%) XenApp
6 7 (38.89%) XenDesktop
6 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Clustering
7 6 (33.33%) Retail
8 5 (27.78%) Unix
8 5 (27.78%) IIS
8 5 (27.78%) Linux
8 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (22.22%) AWS CloudFormation

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (27.78%) IIS
2 4 (22.22%) Apache
2 4 (22.22%) nginx
3 1 (5.56%) JBoss
3 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon S3
2 2 (11.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 2 (11.11%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) DNS
2 7 (38.89%) SAN
3 4 (22.22%) Firewall
3 4 (22.22%) FTP
3 4 (22.22%) HTTP
3 4 (22.22%) HTTPS
3 4 (22.22%) SSH
3 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (5.56%) Network Security
4 1 (5.56%) NX-OS
4 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) MySQL
1 4 (22.22%) RDBMS
1 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Citrix Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Citrix Support
2 4 (22.22%) Citrix Support Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Wintel Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Wintel Support
2 4 (22.22%) Wintel Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Unix Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Unix Support
5 1 (5.56%) Unix Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) LAMP
1 4 (22.22%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (22.22%) Public Cloud
3 3 (16.67%) FlexPod
4 2 (11.11%) Replication
5 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (27.78%) Linux
3 5 (27.78%) Unix
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) High Availability
1 10 (55.56%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Capacity Management
2 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (22.22%) Customer Engagement
2 4 (22.22%) DevOps
2 4 (22.22%) Release Management
2 4 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
2 4 (22.22%) Perl
2 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 4 (22.22%) Python
2 4 (22.22%) Ruby
3 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (38.89%) Citrix Certification
2 7 (38.89%) MCITP
3 2 (11.11%) CCNA
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (11.11%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) SLA
2 3 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (38.89%) XenApp
2 7 (38.89%) XenDesktop
3 4 (22.22%) iptables
4 2 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Clustering
1 7 (38.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 7 (38.89%) SCOM
2 4 (22.22%) CFEngine
2 4 (22.22%) HAProxy
2 4 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (22.22%) Puppet
3 1 (5.56%) Ganglia
3 1 (5.56%) Netcool
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) VMware
2 7 (38.89%) Citrix
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (11.11%) Dell
4 2 (11.11%) Veeam
5 1 (5.56%) AppDynamics
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle
5 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow