Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Balancing
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 246 232 209
Rank change year-on-year -14 -23 +15
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 48 47 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.60% 0.63% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.69% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 42 40 48
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £44,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.74% -13.59% -1.90%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £34,575
90th Percentile £73,125 £67,500 £70,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £37,750 £52,500
% change year-on-year +19.21% -28.10% -

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 7271 6834 6708
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.17% 91.11% 90.96%
Number of salaries quoted 6013 5859 5567
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,000 £63,750 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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
Bolton +3 5 £50,000 -9.09%
Wigan - 1 £50,000 -
Load Balancing
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 30 (62.50%) WAN
1 30 (62.50%) Cisco
2 25 (52.08%) Juniper
2 25 (52.08%) LAN
3 24 (50.00%) Firewall
4 19 (39.58%) BGP
4 19 (39.58%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (39.58%) Network Security
5 18 (37.50%) CCNP
5 18 (37.50%) Windows
6 17 (35.42%) Service Management
6 17 (35.42%) Windows Server
7 16 (33.33%) WAN Optimisation
7 16 (33.33%) MPLS
7 16 (33.33%) OSPF
8 15 (31.25%) ITIL
9 14 (29.17%) VPN
10 13 (27.08%) EIGRP
10 13 (27.08%) F5
11 11 (22.92%) NetScaler
11 11 (22.92%) Riverbed
11 11 (22.92%) Microsoft Azure
11 11 (22.92%) DMZ
11 11 (22.92%) Active Directory
11 11 (22.92%) MySQL
11 11 (22.92%) VoIP
11 11 (22.92%) Linux
11 11 (22.92%) Information Security
11 11 (22.92%) VPLS
12 10 (20.83%) Incident Management

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 9 (18.75%) SAS
2 4 (8.33%) Apache
3 3 (6.25%) nginx
4 2 (4.17%) GlassFish
4 2 (4.17%) IIS
4 2 (4.17%) JBoss
4 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (20.83%) Office 365
3 4 (8.33%) SaaS
4 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (62.50%) WAN
2 25 (52.08%) LAN
3 24 (50.00%) Firewall
4 19 (39.58%) BGP
4 19 (39.58%) Network Security
5 16 (33.33%) MPLS
5 16 (33.33%) OSPF
6 14 (29.17%) VPN
7 13 (27.08%) EIGRP
8 11 (22.92%) DMZ
8 11 (22.92%) NetScaler
8 11 (22.92%) VoIP
8 11 (22.92%) VPLS
9 10 (20.83%) Unified Communications
9 10 (20.83%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
10 7 (14.58%) Wireless
11 4 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (8.33%) DNS
12 3 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) MySQL
2 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.25%) RDBMS
3 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.17%) Big Data
4 2 (4.17%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (14.58%) Finance
1 7 (14.58%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.25%) Banking
2 3 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (2.08%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 19 (39.58%) Network Engineer
2 11 (22.92%) Architect
2 11 (22.92%) Network Architect
2 11 (22.92%) Network Security Architect
2 11 (22.92%) Security Architect
3 10 (20.83%) Cisco Engineer
3 10 (20.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (16.67%) Lead Network Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Juniper Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Administrator
6 5 (10.42%) LAN Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (10.42%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 5 (10.42%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (10.42%) WAN Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Network Communications Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) Web Services
2 3 (6.25%) .NET
2 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.25%) CSS
2 3 (6.25%) HTML
2 3 (6.25%) RESTful
2 3 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (8.33%) Clustering
2 4 (8.33%) Driving Licence
3 3 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.25%) N-Tier
4 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.08%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 18 (37.50%) Windows
2 17 (35.42%) Windows Server
3 11 (22.92%) Linux
4 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.33%) Unix
6 3 (6.25%) CentOS
6 3 (6.25%) HPUX
7 2 (4.17%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.08%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) Service Management
2 16 (33.33%) WAN Optimisation
3 15 (31.25%) ITIL
4 11 (22.92%) Information Security
5 10 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (20.83%) Enterprise Architecture
5 10 (20.83%) Incident Management
5 10 (20.83%) TOGAF
5 10 (20.83%) Zachman Framework
6 9 (18.75%) High Availability
6 9 (18.75%) Network Management
6 9 (18.75%) Statistics
7 7 (14.58%) Configuration Management
8 6 (12.50%) Change Control
9 5 (10.42%) Proactive Monitoring
10 4 (8.33%) Analytics
10 4 (8.33%) Coaching
10 4 (8.33%) Data Analytics
10 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
10 4 (8.33%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.50%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) Bash Shell
2 3 (6.25%) C#
2 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 3 (6.25%) Perl
2 3 (6.25%) Python
2 3 (6.25%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.17%) Java
3 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.08%) PHP
4 1 (2.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (39.58%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (37.50%) CCNP
3 10 (20.83%) CCIE
4 5 (10.42%) MCP
4 5 (10.42%) MCSA
4 5 (10.42%) MCSE
4 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (8.33%) Degree
5 4 (8.33%) JNCIP
6 3 (6.25%) CCNA
7 1 (2.08%) CCSA
7 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) SLA
2 3 (6.25%) WAI
System Software
1 11 (22.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) Docker
2 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.25%) Puppet
3 2 (4.17%) HAProxy
3 2 (4.17%) Kibana
4 1 (2.08%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 30 (62.50%) Cisco
2 25 (52.08%) Juniper
3 13 (27.08%) F5
4 11 (22.92%) Riverbed
5 9 (18.75%) Google
6 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 5 (10.42%) Oracle
8 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
9 2 (4.17%) Dell
9 2 (4.17%) HP
9 2 (4.17%) IronPort
10 1 (2.08%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.08%) Meraki
10 1 (2.08%) VMware