Period
to 18 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 18 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Balancing
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 219 241 251
Rank change year-on-year +22 +10 -16
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 17 42 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.30% 0.62% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.68% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 13 25 31
Manchester median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +21.95%
10th Percentile £42,915 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £73,750
North West median annual salary £51,000 £48,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.62% +8.33% +18.42%

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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,303 6,197 6,936
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 94.12% 91.31% 93.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4,242 5,162 5,699
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £67,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Load Balancing in Manchester

Load Balancing
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Load Balancing in Manchester

Load Balancing
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Load Balancing in Manchester over the 6 months to 18 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Load Balancing in Manchester

Load Balancing
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 18 January 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wigan - 4 £57,500 -
Altrincham - 1 - -
Load Balancing
North West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2020, IT jobs citing Load Balancing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 11 (64.71%) TCP/IP
2 10 (58.82%) Firewall
2 10 (58.82%) Network Security
3 7 (41.18%) DHCP
3 7 (41.18%) DNS
4 6 (35.29%) OSPF
4 6 (35.29%) BGP
4 6 (35.29%) VLAN
5 5 (29.41%) VPN
6 4 (23.53%) CCNP
6 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
6 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (23.53%) Cisco
6 4 (23.53%) SQL
6 4 (23.53%) Windows
6 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (23.53%) Azure
6 4 (23.53%) F5
6 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
6 4 (23.53%) Coaching
6 4 (23.53%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (17.65%) Terraform
7 3 (17.65%) Microservices
7 3 (17.65%) Kubernetes
7 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
7 3 (17.65%) Docker
7 3 (17.65%) High Availability
7 3 (17.65%) AWS
7 3 (17.65%) Git (software)

Load Balancing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Azure
2 3 (17.65%) AWS
3 2 (11.76%) GCP
3 2 (11.76%) GitHub
3 2 (11.76%) Office 365
4 1 (5.88%) Amazon ECS
4 1 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) TCP/IP
2 10 (58.82%) Firewall
2 10 (58.82%) Network Security
3 7 (41.18%) DHCP
3 7 (41.18%) DNS
4 6 (35.29%) BGP
4 6 (35.29%) OSPF
4 6 (35.29%) VLAN
5 5 (29.41%) VPN
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (11.76%) IP Telephony
6 2 (11.76%) Junos
6 2 (11.76%) MPLS
6 2 (11.76%) WAN
7 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
7 1 (5.88%) NetScaler
7 1 (5.88%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
1 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (11.76%) GitLab
3 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 2 (11.76%) Public Sector
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Network Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Security Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Security Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (11.76%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity Specialist
5 2 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (11.76%) Network Operations Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Security Specialist
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (5.88%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Cyber Defence
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
1 2 (11.76%) Public Cloud
1 2 (11.76%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Licensing
2 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) CentOS
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (23.53%) Coaching
1 4 (23.53%) Digital Transformation Programme
1 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
2 3 (17.65%) High Availability
2 3 (17.65%) Microservices
3 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (11.76%) DevOps
3 2 (11.76%) IT Strategy
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Open Source
3 2 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (11.76%) Threat Detection
3 2 (11.76%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
4 1 (5.88%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (5.88%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Python
2 2 (11.76%) Ruby
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) C++
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) CCNP
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) CCDP
2 2 (11.76%) CCIE
2 2 (11.76%) MCSE
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) CEH
3 1 (5.88%) CISSP
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) Docker
3 1 (5.88%) DFS Replication
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) vSphere
3 1 (5.88%) XenApp
3 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Kubernetes
1 3 (17.65%) Terraform
2 2 (11.76%) Ansible
2 2 (11.76%) Consul
2 2 (11.76%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (11.76%) Grafana
2 2 (11.76%) Graphite
2 2 (11.76%) Packer
2 2 (11.76%) Prometheus
2 2 (11.76%) Puppet
2 2 (11.76%) SCCM
3 1 (5.88%) WSUS
3 1 (5.88%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco
1 4 (23.53%) F5
2 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
2 2 (11.76%) Fortinet
2 2 (11.76%) Genesys
2 2 (11.76%) Juniper
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Verint
2 2 (11.76%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) McAfee
3 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
3 1 (5.88%) Splunk
3 1 (5.88%) Veeam