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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 114 110 111
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing HSRP 4 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.23% 0.061% 0.060%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.48% 0.37% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £41,625 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.50% +11.00%
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
271 269 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.58% 16.48% 18.99%
Number of salaries quoted 229 235 256
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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%) MPLS
1 7 (100.00%) OSPF
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
3 5 (71.43%) VLAN
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (57.14%) IPv6
4 4 (57.14%) IPsec
4 4 (57.14%) VPN
4 4 (57.14%) DNS
4 4 (57.14%) VoIP
4 4 (57.14%) PPP
4 4 (57.14%) EIGRP
5 3 (42.86%) WAN
5 3 (42.86%) LAN
5 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (28.57%) Network Security
6 2 (28.57%) High Availability
6 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
6 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
6 2 (28.57%) VMware
6 2 (28.57%) Juniper
6 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (28.57%) Wireless
6 2 (28.57%) Frame Relay

HSRP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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%) MPLS
1 7 (100.00%) OSPF
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
3 5 (71.43%) VLAN
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (57.14%) IPsec
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (57.14%) EIGRP
4 4 (57.14%) VPN
4 4 (57.14%) DNS
4 4 (57.14%) PPP
4 4 (57.14%) IPv6
4 4 (57.14%) VoIP
5 3 (42.86%) WAN
5 3 (42.86%) LAN
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (28.57%) RIP
6 2 (28.57%) SNMP
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Network Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Network Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Security Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
1 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
1 2 (28.57%) High Availability
1 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design
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
2 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Juniper
4 1 (14.29%) F5