The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Network Load Balancing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Network Load Balancing over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Load Balancing (NLB)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 216 242 227
Rank change year-on-year +26 -15  
Permanent jobs citing Network Load Balancing 13 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.064% 0.035%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.072% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 2
Median salary £40,000 £36,750 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.84% -15.02%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,750 £50,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -15.34% +21.68%  

Network 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 4546 5539 5007
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 88.31% 88.74% 87.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3770 4307 4140
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Network Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Network Load Balancing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Network Load Balancing in the West Midlands

Network Load Balancing
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Network Load Balancing in the West Midlands

Network 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 Network Load Balancing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Birmingham +18 6 £40,000 -17.52%
West Bromwich +10 4 £40,000 -
Worcestershire - 3 - -
Network Load Balancing
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT jobs citing Network 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 Network Load Balancing.

1 11 (68.75%) DNS
2 10 (62.50%) BGP
2 10 (62.50%) Firewall
3 6 (37.50%) Clustering
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) DHCP
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 5 (31.25%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 5 (31.25%) Data Loss Prevention
4 5 (31.25%) Pattern Matching
4 5 (31.25%) HTTP
4 5 (31.25%) WAN
4 5 (31.25%) SMTP
4 5 (31.25%) IIS
4 5 (31.25%) CCNA
4 5 (31.25%) Cisco
4 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (31.25%) Juniper
4 5 (31.25%) Terminal Server
4 5 (31.25%) Internet
4 5 (31.25%) MPLS
4 5 (31.25%) OSPF
4 5 (31.25%) Service Management
4 5 (31.25%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (31.25%) Protective Monitoring
4 5 (31.25%) SIEM

Network 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 5 (31.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
1 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) DNS
2 10 (62.50%) BGP
2 10 (62.50%) Firewall
3 6 (37.50%) DHCP
4 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (31.25%) HTTP
4 5 (31.25%) Internet
4 5 (31.25%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (31.25%) MPLS
4 5 (31.25%) OSPF
4 5 (31.25%) SMTP
4 5 (31.25%) VLAN
4 5 (31.25%) WAN
5 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
5 1 (6.25%) NAS
5 1 (6.25%) SAN
5 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Architect
1 5 (31.25%) Network Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Applications Packager
2 3 (18.75%) Security Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Security Solutions Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Implementation Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) IT Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Principal Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Principal Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Project Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Clustering
2 4 (25.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
1 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
1 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (31.25%) Data Loss Prevention
1 5 (31.25%) Information Assurance
1 5 (31.25%) Pattern Matching
1 5 (31.25%) Protective Monitoring
1 5 (31.25%) Risk Assessment
1 5 (31.25%) Service Management
1 5 (31.25%) SIEM
1 5 (31.25%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 3 (18.75%) Presales
3 1 (6.25%) High Availability
3 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
3 1 (6.25%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) CCNA
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
1 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) Terminal Server
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (6.25%) vCloud
4 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (6.25%) vCenter Server
2 1 (6.25%) vMotion
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco
2 5 (31.25%) Juniper
3 4 (25.00%) LANDesk
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) VMware