The table below looks at the statistics for HSRP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HSRP over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 127 114 107
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Permanent jobs citing HSRP 3 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.15% 0.22% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.93% 1.15% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 3
Average salary £60,000 £38,750 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.83% +0.64%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
HSRP
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
324 347 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.04% 19.01% 22.56%
Number of salaries quoted 291 304 304
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £44,827
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £25,000 £31,748
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

HSRP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing HSRP across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

HSRP Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

HSRP
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing HSRP across the Birmingham region.

HSRP Salary Trend in Birmingham

HSRP
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HSRP across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

HSRP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

HSRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing HSRP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited HSRP.

1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) VoIP
2 6 (85.71%) VPN
2 6 (85.71%) EIGRP
3 5 (71.43%) LAN
3 5 (71.43%) WAN
4 4 (57.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (57.14%) WLAN
4 4 (57.14%) CCNA
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (57.14%) Avaya
4 4 (57.14%) VRRP
4 4 (57.14%) Wireless
4 4 (57.14%) Degree
4 4 (57.14%) Mathematics
4 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
4 4 (57.14%) Time Management
5 3 (42.86%) MPLS
5 3 (42.86%) OSPF
5 3 (42.86%) BGP
5 3 (42.86%) VLAN
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (28.57%) POP3
6 2 (28.57%) SMTP
6 2 (28.57%) DHCP
6 2 (28.57%) IKE
6 2 (28.57%) IPX
6 2 (28.57%) IPX/SPX

HSRP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing HSRP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited HSRP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) EIGRP
2 6 (85.71%) VPN
2 6 (85.71%) VoIP
3 5 (71.43%) WAN
3 5 (71.43%) LAN
4 4 (57.14%) VRRP
4 4 (57.14%) Wireless
4 4 (57.14%) WLAN
5 3 (42.86%) MPLS
5 3 (42.86%) OSPF
5 3 (42.86%) BGP
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (42.86%) VLAN
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (28.57%) Network Security
6 2 (28.57%) Frame Relay
6 2 (28.57%) IPsec
6 2 (28.57%) H.323
6 2 (28.57%) IGRP
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Security Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Network Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Mathematics
1 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Time Management
2 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CCNA
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (57.14%) Avaya
3 1 (14.29%) F5