The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Balancing
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 50 -
Rank change year-on-year -7 -  
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 6 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.26% 1.19% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 1.49% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 0
Median salary £25,000 £43,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -41.86% -  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% -  

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 Sheffield with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Sheffield
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 431 402 621
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 90.36% 79.45% 84.15%
Number of salaries quoted 358 339 547
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 Sheffield

Load Balancing
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Salary trend for Load Balancing in Sheffield

Load Balancing
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Load Balancing in Sheffield over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Load Balancing in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 7 (70.00%) High Availability
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (50.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (40.00%) HAProxy
4 4 (40.00%) Ansible
4 4 (40.00%) Docker
4 4 (40.00%) GlusterFS
4 4 (40.00%) iptables
4 4 (40.00%) Kubernetes
4 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (40.00%) nginx
4 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (40.00%) Varnish
4 4 (40.00%) Puppet
4 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) MySQL
4 4 (40.00%) ITIL
4 4 (40.00%) Apache
4 4 (40.00%) VPN
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring

Load Balancing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 4 (40.00%) Apache
1 4 (40.00%) nginx
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (20.00%) IIS
2 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) VPN
3 3 (30.00%) DNS
3 3 (30.00%) SAN
4 1 (10.00%) LAN
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
4 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) IT Administrator
4 2 (20.00%) Server Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Technical Specialist
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) High Availability
2 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (30.00%) MCITP
3 1 (10.00%) CCA
3 1 (10.00%) CCEA
3 1 (10.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) CCNP
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (10.00%) JNCIA
3 1 (10.00%) JNCIP
3 1 (10.00%) MCP
3 1 (10.00%) MCSA
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) VCAP
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) Docker
2 4 (40.00%) GlusterFS
2 4 (40.00%) iptables
2 4 (40.00%) Varnish
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (30.00%) XenApp
3 3 (30.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Ansible
1 4 (40.00%) HAProxy
1 4 (40.00%) Kubernetes
1 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (40.00%) Puppet
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (30.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (30.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Rackspace
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper