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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Load Balancing
England / West Midlands
Rank 175 189 199
Rank change year-on-year +14 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 35 48 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.74% 0.78% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.89% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 32 39 15
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £65,000 £58,750
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +8.69%  

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 West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4242 5411 4223
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 89.95% 88.30% 83.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3435 4357 3519
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,341 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 3 months to 24 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
Herefordshire - 11 £45,000 -
Warwickshire +22 8 £37,500 -42.30% 1
Worcestershire -6 6 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Solihull -7 6 £37,500 -6.25%
Birmingham +5 4 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 49 (69.01%) Cisco
1 49 (69.01%) Firewall
2 48 (67.61%) Cisco Certification
3 47 (66.20%) CCNP
4 43 (60.56%) F5
5 41 (57.75%) WAN
6 40 (56.34%) LAN
7 34 (47.89%) CCNA
8 30 (42.25%) Cisco ASA
9 28 (39.44%) PCI DSS
10 27 (38.03%) DNS
11 26 (36.62%) MPLS
11 26 (36.62%) Network Security
12 25 (35.21%) OSPF
13 24 (33.80%) Cisco Nexus
14 23 (32.39%) HSRP
14 23 (32.39%) Cisco IOS
15 22 (30.99%) DHCP
16 21 (29.58%) BGP-4
16 21 (29.58%) IPv6
16 21 (29.58%) DMVPN
16 21 (29.58%) 802.1X
16 21 (29.58%) Cyberoam
17 19 (26.76%) SC Cleared
17 19 (26.76%) Security Cleared
18 17 (23.94%) VoIP
18 17 (23.94%) VPN
19 15 (21.13%) Project Management
20 13 (18.31%) CCIE
21 12 (16.90%) X.25

Load Balancing
Top Related 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 9 (12.68%) Apache
2 8 (11.27%) IIS
2 8 (11.27%) lighttpd
3 1 (1.41%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (69.01%) Firewall
2 41 (57.75%) WAN
3 40 (56.34%) LAN
4 30 (42.25%) Cisco ASA
5 27 (38.03%) DNS
6 26 (36.62%) MPLS
6 26 (36.62%) Network Security
7 25 (35.21%) OSPF
8 24 (33.80%) Cisco Nexus
9 23 (32.39%) Cisco IOS
9 23 (32.39%) HSRP
10 22 (30.99%) DHCP
11 21 (29.58%) BGP-4
11 21 (29.58%) DMVPN
11 21 (29.58%) IPv6
12 17 (23.94%) VoIP
12 17 (23.94%) VPN
13 12 (16.90%) ADSL
13 12 (16.90%) ISDN
13 12 (16.90%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.27%) MySQL
1 8 (11.27%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (2.82%) GIS
4 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (11.27%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (14.08%) Finance
2 8 (11.27%) Marketing
3 1 (1.41%) Banking
3 1 (1.41%) Retail
3 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (66.20%) Network Engineer
2 21 (29.58%) Cisco Engineer
2 21 (29.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 15 (21.13%) Senior Network Engineer
4 13 (18.31%) Analyst
5 11 (15.49%) Network Security Engineer
5 11 (15.49%) Security Engineer
5 11 (15.49%) Support Analyst
6 10 (14.08%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 10 (14.08%) Switch Engineer
7 9 (12.68%) Developer
7 9 (12.68%) Technical Analyst
7 9 (12.68%) Technical Support
7 9 (12.68%) Technical Support Analyst
8 8 (11.27%) Angular Developer
8 8 (11.27%) HTML Developer
8 8 (11.27%) JavaScript Developer
8 8 (11.27%) MySQL Developer
8 8 (11.27%) PHP Developer
8 8 (11.27%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (29.58%) 802.1X
2 9 (12.68%) RESTful
2 9 (12.68%) Web Services
3 8 (11.27%) Ajax
3 8 (11.27%) AngularJS
3 8 (11.27%) CSS
3 8 (11.27%) HTML
3 8 (11.27%) HTML5
3 8 (11.27%) jQuery
3 8 (11.27%) LAMP
3 8 (11.27%) SOAP
4 1 (1.41%) JSON
4 1 (1.41%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) Clustering
2 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.23%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.82%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.41%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.41%) EPoS
4 1 (1.41%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.41%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.49%) Windows
2 10 (14.08%) Windows Server
2 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (12.68%) Linux
4 1 (1.41%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.13%) Project Management
2 11 (15.49%) High Availability
3 10 (14.08%) Server Building
4 8 (11.27%) MVC
4 8 (11.27%) OO
4 8 (11.27%) OOP
4 8 (11.27%) Refactoring
5 6 (8.45%) Customer Requirements
6 5 (7.04%) ITIL
6 5 (7.04%) Network Design
7 4 (5.63%) Problem Management
8 3 (4.23%) ERP
8 3 (4.23%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.23%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (2.82%) Coaching
9 2 (2.82%) Computer Security
9 2 (2.82%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (2.82%) Cryptography
9 2 (2.82%) Network Architecture
9 2 (2.82%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.68%) Java
1 9 (12.68%) PHP
2 8 (11.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 48 (67.61%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (66.20%) CCNP
3 34 (47.89%) CCNA
4 19 (26.76%) SC Cleared
4 19 (26.76%) Security Cleared
5 13 (18.31%) CCIE
6 2 (2.82%) CCDP
7 1 (1.41%) CCDA
7 1 (1.41%) CCSE
7 1 (1.41%) CISSP
7 1 (1.41%) Degree
7 1 (1.41%) IISP
7 1 (1.41%) ISSAP
7 1 (1.41%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (39.44%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.41%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.41%) QRadar
Vendors
1 49 (69.01%) Cisco
2 43 (60.56%) F5
3 21 (29.58%) Cyberoam
4 9 (12.68%) CheckPoint
4 9 (12.68%) Microsoft
5 7 (9.86%) Fortinet
6 3 (4.23%) IBM
6 3 (4.23%) Juniper
7 2 (2.82%) Intel Security
7 2 (2.82%) Remedy
7 2 (2.82%) VMware
8 1 (1.41%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.41%) Brocade
8 1 (1.41%) Citrix
8 1 (1.41%) Forcepoint
8 1 (1.41%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.41%) Splunk
8 1 (1.41%) Tufin
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