Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Load Balancing (NLB)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 315 324 318
Rank change year-on-year +9 -6 +8
Permanent jobs citing Network Load Balancing 13 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.070% 0.028%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.078% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 3
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -2.91%
10th Percentile £36,313 £37,425 £34,450
90th Percentile £42,500 £50,750 £42,750
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% -18.18% +22.22%

Network 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 9038 10239 9441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.88% 89.15% 87.61%
Number of salaries quoted 7312 8003 7793
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £64,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Network Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Worcestershire -3 5 - -
West Bromwich - 4 £40,000 -
Birmingham +14 2 £40,000 -
Solihull - 2 £36,875 -
Network Load Balancing
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 8 (61.54%) DNS
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
3 6 (46.15%) Firewall
3 6 (46.15%) BGP
4 5 (38.46%) Terminal Server
4 5 (38.46%) MPLS
4 5 (38.46%) OSPF
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) IIS
4 5 (38.46%) DHCP
4 5 (38.46%) Clustering
4 5 (38.46%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (38.46%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
4 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
4 5 (38.46%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (38.46%) Protective Monitoring
4 5 (38.46%) Information Assurance
4 5 (38.46%) SIEM
4 5 (38.46%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 5 (38.46%) Presales
4 5 (38.46%) Data Loss Prevention
4 5 (38.46%) Pattern Matching
5 4 (30.77%) SCCM

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 (38.46%) IIS
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
1 2 (15.38%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) DNS
2 6 (46.15%) BGP
2 6 (46.15%) Firewall
3 5 (38.46%) DHCP
3 5 (38.46%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (38.46%) MPLS
3 5 (38.46%) OSPF
4 2 (15.38%) Network Security
4 2 (15.38%) Skype
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (7.69%) HTTP
5 1 (7.69%) Internet
5 1 (7.69%) SMTP
5 1 (7.69%) VLAN
5 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (30.77%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
1 5 (38.46%) Security Architect
1 5 (38.46%) Security Solutions Architect
1 5 (38.46%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Applications Packager
3 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Implementation Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) IT Systems Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Office 365 Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Principal Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Principal Security Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Principal Solutions Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) IT Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Clustering
2 4 (30.77%) EPoS
3 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
1 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
1 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (38.46%) Data Loss Prevention
1 5 (38.46%) Information Assurance
1 5 (38.46%) Pattern Matching
1 5 (38.46%) Presales
1 5 (38.46%) Protective Monitoring
1 5 (38.46%) Risk Assessment
1 5 (38.46%) SIEM
1 5 (38.46%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) Terminal Server
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) SCCM
2 2 (15.38%) SCOM
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) LANDesk
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) Juniper