Period
to 28 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 28 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Balancing
England > West Midlands
6 months to
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 200 156 271
Rank change year-on-year -44 +115 -23
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 52 136 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.77% 1.74% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 1.90% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 46 82 21
West Midlands median annual salary £60,000 £44,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.36% +17.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £50,000 £37,875 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £74,875 £60,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -4.76%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,172 7,150 8,804
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 91.44% 91.71% 90.90%
Number of salaries quoted 5,049 5,336 6,935
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -0.60%
10th Percentile £27,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Load Balancing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Load Balancing in the West Midlands

Load Balancing
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Load Balancing in the West Midlands

Load Balancing
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Load Balancing in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 28 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Load Balancing in the West Midlands

Load Balancing
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 28 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
Birmingham -17 19 £70,000 +61.85% 2
Warwickshire -21 6 £60,000 +36.36%
Solihull -7 3 £42,500 -22.73% 2
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £55,000 -
Coventry +1 2 £58,750 +30.56%
Worcestershire -16 1 - - 3
West Bromwich - 1 £24,500 -
Load Balancing
England

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

1 28 (53.85%) Azure
1 28 (53.85%) AWS
2 26 (50.00%) SQL
2 26 (50.00%) Public Cloud
2 26 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 22 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (42.31%) VMware
4 21 (40.38%) Hyper-V
5 19 (36.54%) ITIL
6 18 (34.62%) Technical Architecture
6 18 (34.62%) ITIL V3
7 17 (32.69%) AWS CloudFormation
7 17 (32.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 17 (32.69%) Line Management
7 17 (32.69%) Presales
7 17 (32.69%) Amazon ECS
7 17 (32.69%) Firewall
7 17 (32.69%) Migration
7 17 (32.69%) Linux
8 16 (30.77%) Web Services
8 16 (30.77%) Project Management
8 16 (30.77%) Cisco
8 16 (30.77%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (30.77%) Amazon EC2
8 16 (30.77%) Amazon S3
8 16 (30.77%) Technology Roadmap
8 16 (30.77%) Self-Motivation
8 16 (30.77%) Azure Active Directory
8 16 (30.77%) Virtual Machines
8 16 (30.77%) Amazon CloudWatch

Load Balancing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (1.92%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.92%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 28 (53.85%) AWS
1 28 (53.85%) Azure
2 17 (32.69%) Amazon ECS
2 17 (32.69%) AWS CloudFormation
2 17 (32.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 16 (30.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 16 (30.77%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (30.77%) Amazon S3
3 16 (30.77%) Azure Active Directory
3 16 (30.77%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (19.23%) GCP
4 10 (19.23%) GitHub
5 1 (1.92%) Amazon EKS
5 1 (1.92%) IaaS
5 1 (1.92%) Office 365
5 1 (1.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (32.69%) Firewall
2 10 (19.23%) OSPF
2 10 (19.23%) Wireless
3 8 (15.38%) BGP
3 8 (15.38%) IPsec
4 7 (13.46%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (13.46%) WAN
5 6 (11.54%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (11.54%) LAN
5 6 (11.54%) Network Security
5 6 (11.54%) SAN
5 6 (11.54%) TCP/IP
5 6 (11.54%) VLAN
5 6 (11.54%) VPN
5 6 (11.54%) Wireshark
6 5 (9.62%) EIGRP
6 5 (9.62%) MPLS
7 4 (7.69%) 802.11
7 4 (7.69%) VRRP
7 4 (7.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 16 (30.77%) Amazon RDS
1 16 (30.77%) Azure SQL Database
2 10 (19.23%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.77%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.77%) MySQL
3 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 10 (19.23%) Git (software)
1 10 (19.23%) GitLab
1 10 (19.23%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (5.77%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Law
2 2 (3.85%) Legal
2 2 (3.85%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 19 (36.54%) Architect
2 16 (30.77%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (23.08%) Cloud Architect
3 12 (23.08%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 10 (19.23%) AWS DevOps
4 10 (19.23%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 10 (19.23%) AWS Engineer
4 10 (19.23%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (19.23%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 9 (17.31%) Network Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Consultant
6 5 (9.62%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Data Consultant
7 4 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Network Consultant
7 4 (7.69%) Network Systems Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) WAN Consultant
8 2 (3.85%) Administrator
8 2 (3.85%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (30.77%) Web Services
2 10 (19.23%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (7.69%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.92%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 26 (50.00%) Public Cloud
2 16 (30.77%) Hybrid Cloud
2 16 (30.77%) Private Cloud
2 16 (30.77%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.85%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.85%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.92%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.92%) Clustering
4 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.92%) Replication
4 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.69%) Linux
2 14 (26.92%) CentOS
3 13 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (25.00%) Windows
4 4 (7.69%) CatOS
4 4 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.85%) Unix
5 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (36.54%) ITIL
2 18 (34.62%) ITIL V3
2 18 (34.62%) Technical Architecture
3 17 (32.69%) Line Management
3 17 (32.69%) Migration
3 17 (32.69%) Presales
4 16 (30.77%) Project Management
4 16 (30.77%) Technology Roadmap
5 15 (28.85%) PRINCE2
5 15 (28.85%) Service Management
5 15 (28.85%) TOGAF
6 13 (25.00%) Open Source
7 10 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (19.23%) DevOps
7 10 (19.23%) IT Strategy
7 10 (19.23%) Microservices
7 10 (19.23%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 6 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (11.54%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.00%) SQL
2 15 (28.85%) Python
3 10 (19.23%) Ruby
4 5 (9.62%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.77%) PHP
6 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (26.92%) CCNA
1 14 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (13.46%) CCNP
3 5 (9.62%) CCDA
4 2 (3.85%) Degree
4 2 (3.85%) GCFA
4 2 (3.85%) GCIA
4 2 (3.85%) GCIH
4 2 (3.85%) GREM
4 2 (3.85%) SANS
4 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.92%) CCDP
5 1 (1.92%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) PCI DSS
1 3 (5.77%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (40.38%) Hyper-V
3 16 (30.77%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (21.15%) Docker
5 5 (9.62%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (9.62%) XenApp
5 5 (9.62%) XenDesktop
6 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
7 1 (1.92%) vCloud
7 1 (1.92%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.92%) VMware NSX
7 1 (1.92%) vSphere
7 1 (1.92%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (26.92%) Puppet
2 11 (21.15%) Ansible
2 11 (21.15%) Terraform
3 10 (19.23%) Consul
3 10 (19.23%) Docker Swarm
3 10 (19.23%) Grafana
3 10 (19.23%) Graphite
3 10 (19.23%) Kubernetes
3 10 (19.23%) Packer
3 10 (19.23%) Prometheus
4 4 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (5.77%) Nagios
6 2 (3.85%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 2 (3.85%) CSIRT
6 2 (3.85%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (1.92%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.92%) vCenter Server
7 1 (1.92%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 22 (42.31%) VMware
2 16 (30.77%) Cisco
3 9 (17.31%) F5
4 8 (15.38%) Citrix
5 7 (13.46%) CheckPoint
5 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
6 5 (9.62%) Forcepoint
6 5 (9.62%) NetApp
7 4 (7.69%) Huawei
7 4 (7.69%) Red Hat
7 4 (7.69%) Riverbed
8 3 (5.77%) Oracle
8 3 (5.77%) Palo Alto
8 3 (5.77%) Percona
9 2 (3.85%) Juniper
10 1 (1.92%) Dell
10 1 (1.92%) EMC
10 1 (1.92%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.92%) HP
10 1 (1.92%) Veeam