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

Load Balancing
England / North West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 208 201 215
Rank change year-on-year -7 +14  
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 41 36 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.67% 0.63% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.71% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 30 28 37
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £36,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,300 £48,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year -5.00% +8.10%  

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 North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 5537 5051 5904
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.40% 87.90% 88.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4612 4201 4753
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 North West

Load Balancing
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Load Balancing in the North West

Load Balancing
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Load Balancing in the North West over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Load Balancing in the North West

Load Balancing
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Manchester -4 33 £47,500 +15.15% 2
Cheshire -6 6 £44,000 -7.36% 2
Lancashire -5 2 - -
Load Balancing
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 North West region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 41 (48.24%) Windows
2 36 (42.35%) Cisco
3 33 (38.82%) SQL Server
4 32 (37.65%) Linux
5 29 (34.12%) Data Centre
6 28 (32.94%) Windows Server
7 25 (29.41%) OO
7 25 (29.41%) MySQL
7 25 (29.41%) SQL
7 25 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
8 24 (28.24%) Web Services
8 24 (28.24%) OOP
8 24 (28.24%) WAN
9 22 (25.88%) DNS
9 22 (25.88%) Microsoft
10 21 (24.71%) Cisco Certification
11 20 (23.53%) JavaScript
12 18 (21.18%) Tomcat
12 18 (21.18%) Amazon AWS
13 17 (20.00%) NetScaler
13 17 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
13 17 (20.00%) JBoss
13 17 (20.00%) HTML
13 17 (20.00%) CSS
13 17 (20.00%) Oracle
13 17 (20.00%) LAN
14 16 (18.82%) Firewall
14 16 (18.82%) Banking
15 15 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (17.65%) VMware

Load Balancing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 18 (21.18%) Tomcat
2 17 (20.00%) JBoss
3 15 (17.65%) IIS
4 11 (12.94%) Apache
5 6 (7.06%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (3.53%) CMS
7 2 (2.35%) WordPress
8 1 (1.18%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 18 (21.18%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (8.24%) PaaS
2 7 (8.24%) SaaS
3 6 (7.06%) IaaS
4 1 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.18%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (1.18%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.18%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.18%) Office 365
4 1 (1.18%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 24 (28.24%) WAN
2 22 (25.88%) DNS
3 17 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 17 (20.00%) LAN
3 17 (20.00%) NetScaler
4 16 (18.82%) Firewall
5 15 (17.65%) HTTP
6 14 (16.47%) SAN
7 11 (12.94%) DHCP
8 10 (11.76%) TCP/IP
9 9 (10.59%) Internet
9 9 (10.59%) SMTP
9 9 (10.59%) VPN
10 6 (7.06%) Unified Communications
10 6 (7.06%) VoIP
11 4 (4.71%) BGP
11 4 (4.71%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (3.53%) EIGRP
12 3 (3.53%) Wireless
12 3 (3.53%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (38.82%) SQL Server
2 25 (29.41%) MySQL
3 14 (16.47%) RDBMS
3 14 (16.47%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.35%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.18%) Big Data
5 1 (1.18%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.18%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.53%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.18%) git-flow
3 1 (1.18%) GoCD
3 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.18%) RSpec
General
1 16 (18.82%) Banking
2 14 (16.47%) Marketing
3 8 (9.41%) Telecoms
4 6 (7.06%) Finance
5 1 (1.18%) Back Office
5 1 (1.18%) Games
5 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (31.76%) Developer
2 14 (16.47%) .NET Developer
2 14 (16.47%) ASP.NET Developer
2 14 (16.47%) C# .NET Developer
2 14 (16.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 14 (16.47%) C# Developer
3 12 (14.12%) Consultant
3 12 (14.12%) Network Consultant
4 11 (12.94%) Network Design Consultant
4 11 (12.94%) PHP Developer
5 10 (11.76%) Network Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) Architect
7 6 (7.06%) Cloud Architect
7 6 (7.06%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (7.06%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (4.71%) Administrator
8 4 (4.71%) Applications Support
8 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (4.71%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (28.24%) Web Services
2 17 (20.00%) CSS
2 17 (20.00%) HTML
3 14 (16.47%) .NET
3 14 (16.47%) ASP.NET
3 14 (16.47%) RESTful
3 14 (16.47%) XML
4 8 (9.41%) LAMP
5 6 (7.06%) Middleware
6 4 (4.71%) jQuery
7 3 (3.53%) Ember.js
7 3 (3.53%) REST
8 2 (2.35%) Laravel
9 1 (1.18%) Ajax
9 1 (1.18%) HTML5
9 1 (1.18%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (1.18%) Resque
9 1 (1.18%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 29 (34.12%) Data Centre
2 25 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (16.47%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (16.47%) N-Tier
4 12 (14.12%) Clustering
5 9 (10.59%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (8.24%) Public Cloud
7 6 (7.06%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (4.71%) iPad
9 3 (3.53%) Mobile App
9 3 (3.53%) VLE
10 1 (1.18%) Algorithms
10 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (1.18%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 41 (48.24%) Windows
2 32 (37.65%) Linux
3 28 (32.94%) Windows Server
4 11 (12.94%) AIX
4 11 (12.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (9.41%) Unix
6 6 (7.06%) CentOS
7 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.35%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.18%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (1.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.41%) OO
2 24 (28.24%) OOP
3 15 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (17.65%) Configuration Management
3 15 (17.65%) ITIL
4 14 (16.47%) Non-Functional Testing
4 14 (16.47%) Stress Testing
4 14 (16.47%) UML
4 14 (16.47%) Use Case
5 13 (15.29%) E-Commerce
6 12 (14.12%) DevOps
7 11 (12.94%) Capacity Management
7 11 (12.94%) Change Management
7 11 (12.94%) Incident Management
7 11 (12.94%) Network Design
8 9 (10.59%) Customer Requirements
8 9 (10.59%) OO PHP
8 9 (10.59%) Refactoring
8 9 (10.59%) Regression Testing
8 9 (10.59%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 25 (29.41%) SQL
2 20 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 14 (16.47%) C#
4 12 (14.12%) PHP
5 11 (12.94%) Java
6 5 (5.88%) Bash Shell
6 5 (5.88%) Perl
7 2 (2.35%) C
7 2 (2.35%) Python
8 1 (1.18%) R
8 1 (1.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (24.71%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (16.47%) CCNP
3 11 (12.94%) CCNA
4 9 (10.59%) MCSE
4 9 (10.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (7.06%) Degree
5 6 (7.06%) EMC Certification
6 5 (5.88%) CCIE
7 3 (3.53%) MCP
7 3 (3.53%) MCSA
8 2 (2.35%) CCSE
8 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.18%) AWS Certification
9 1 (1.18%) OCP
9 1 (1.18%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.47%) WAI
2 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.18%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (14.12%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.53%) Docker
3 3 (3.53%) VirtualBox
4 2 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.18%) Firmware
5 1 (1.18%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 11 (12.94%) Ganglia
1 11 (12.94%) Netcool
2 6 (7.06%) AirWatch
3 4 (4.71%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.35%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (2.35%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.35%) Nagios
5 1 (1.18%) Capistrano
5 1 (1.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (42.35%) Cisco
2 22 (25.88%) Microsoft
3 17 (20.00%) Oracle
4 15 (17.65%) VMware
5 12 (14.12%) SolarWinds
6 11 (12.94%) AppDynamics
7 9 (10.59%) Juniper
8 8 (9.41%) F5
9 7 (8.24%) Red Hat
10 6 (7.06%) Citrix
10 6 (7.06%) EMC
10 6 (7.06%) IBM
10 6 (7.06%) Riverbed
10 6 (7.06%) Software AG
11 3 (3.53%) CheckPoint
11 3 (3.53%) HP
12 2 (2.35%) Brocade
12 2 (2.35%) Meraki
13 1 (1.18%) Google
13 1 (1.18%) Zend
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