Period
to 15 June 2021

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 15 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Balancing
North West > Manchester
6 months to
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 183 174 252
Rank change year-on-year -9 +78 +16
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 36 13 18
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.83% 0.35% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.37% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 32 5 18
10th Percentile £36,600 " £32,000
25th Percentile £48,438 £35,250 £43,436
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £47,500 £56,250
Median % change year-on-year +26.32% -15.56% +45.16%
75th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £82,500 " "
North West median annual salary £51,000 £48,250 £50,500
% change year-on-year +5.70% -4.46% -3.81%

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 4,082 3,505 5,888
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 93.84% 93.32% 94.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3,212 2,869 4,642
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £39,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £46,417
Median % change year-on-year - +7.72% +3.15%
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £72,500
North West median annual salary £49,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.00% +11.11% +2.27%

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Load Balancing in Manchester

Load Balancing
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Load Balancing in Manchester.

Salary trend for Load Balancing in Manchester

Load Balancing
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Load Balancing in Manchester over the 6 months to 15 June 2021.

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 15 June 2021. 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
Cheadle - 2 - -
Stockport - 1 £80,000 -
Load Balancing
North West

For the 6 months to 15 June 2021, 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 27 (75.00%) DevOps
2 21 (58.33%) Azure
2 21 (58.33%) Linux
2 21 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 18 (50.00%) Public Cloud
4 17 (47.22%) Firewall
5 16 (44.44%) PowerShell
6 15 (41.67%) VMware
6 15 (41.67%) Windows
7 14 (38.89%) Data Centre
7 14 (38.89%) Terraform
7 14 (38.89%) Windows Server
7 14 (38.89%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (36.11%) Migration
8 13 (36.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 13 (36.11%) Infrastructure as Code
9 12 (33.33%) Storage Management
10 11 (30.56%) SCCM
10 11 (30.56%) EMC
10 11 (30.56%) NetApp
10 11 (30.56%) Enterprise Storage
10 11 (30.56%) Security Cleared
10 11 (30.56%) Virtual Machines
10 11 (30.56%) Failover Clustering
10 11 (30.56%) Linux Command Line
10 11 (30.56%) Private Cloud
10 11 (30.56%) VMware NSX
10 11 (30.56%) Network Virtualisation
11 9 (25.00%) GitLab

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 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 21 (58.33%) Azure
2 9 (25.00%) AWS
3 7 (19.44%) IaaS
3 7 (19.44%) PaaS
3 7 (19.44%) SaaS
4 6 (16.67%) Microsoft 365
5 5 (13.89%) Amazon ECS
5 5 (13.89%) Amazon EKS
6 4 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (5.56%) GitHub
8 2 (5.56%) OneDrive
9 1 (2.78%) Azure Service Fabric
Communications & Networking
1 17 (47.22%) Firewall
2 6 (16.67%) Network Security
3 5 (13.89%) DNS
3 5 (13.89%) LAN
3 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
4 3 (8.33%) DHCP
4 3 (8.33%) Kerberos
4 3 (8.33%) Skype
4 3 (8.33%) VPN
4 3 (8.33%) WAN
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco Firepower
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (5.56%) DMZ
5 2 (5.56%) NetScaler
5 2 (5.56%) SSL
6 1 (2.78%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 9 (25.00%) GitLab
1 9 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (13.89%) Social Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
2 2 (5.56%) Public Sector
2 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (27.78%) Azure Engineer
4 9 (25.00%) Platform Engineer
5 8 (22.22%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (19.44%) AWS DevOps
6 7 (19.44%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 7 (19.44%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Architect
7 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Network Architect
9 1 (2.78%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Technical Architect
9 1 (2.78%) Technical Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Unified Communications Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) LDAP
2 2 (5.56%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 18 (50.00%) Public Cloud
2 14 (38.89%) Data Centre
3 11 (30.56%) Enterprise Storage
3 11 (30.56%) Linux Command Line
3 11 (30.56%) Private Cloud
4 3 (8.33%) PKI
5 2 (5.56%) Clustering
6 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.78%) Online Gambling
6 1 (2.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (58.33%) Linux
2 15 (41.67%) Windows
3 14 (38.89%) Windows Server
4 7 (19.44%) Unix
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.56%) CentOS
6 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (75.00%) DevOps
2 13 (36.11%) Infrastructure as Code
2 13 (36.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 13 (36.11%) Migration
3 12 (33.33%) Storage Management
4 11 (30.56%) Network Virtualisation
5 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 9 (25.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 5 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (8.33%) Deployment Automation
7 3 (8.33%) High Availability
7 3 (8.33%) Microservices
8 2 (5.56%) Adaptive Security
8 2 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.56%) IT Strategy
8 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.56%) Open Source
8 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 9 (25.00%) Python
3 7 (19.44%) Bash Shell
3 7 (19.44%) Perl
4 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 3 (8.33%) SQL
5 2 (5.56%) Go
5 2 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) Security Cleared
2 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) AWS Certification
3 2 (5.56%) CCNP
3 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.56%) RHCE
3 2 (5.56%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 14 (38.89%) VMware ESXi
1 14 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (30.56%) Virtual Machines
2 11 (30.56%) VMware NSX
3 9 (25.00%) Docker
4 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (38.89%) Terraform
2 11 (30.56%) Failover Clustering
2 11 (30.56%) SCCM
3 9 (25.00%) Ansible
3 9 (25.00%) Kubernetes
3 9 (25.00%) Puppet
4 7 (19.44%) CFEngine
4 7 (19.44%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (8.33%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 2 (5.56%) Consul
6 2 (5.56%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (5.56%) Grafana
6 2 (5.56%) Graphite
6 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (5.56%) NetBackup
6 2 (5.56%) Packer
6 2 (5.56%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 21 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 15 (41.67%) VMware
3 11 (30.56%) EMC
3 11 (30.56%) NetApp
4 5 (13.89%) Citrix
5 3 (8.33%) Dell
6 2 (5.56%) Cisco
6 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.56%) Sophos