The table below looks at the statistics for VRRP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VRRP over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 75 67 49
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -18
Permanent jobs citing VRRP 2 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.28% 0.88% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.77% 4.55% 4.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 3
Average salary £40,000 £36,750 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.84% +8.08%
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+23.75% -5.88%
VRRP
South Wales

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
113 132 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 15.92% 19.47% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 93 115 55
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VRRP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

VRRP Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

VRRP
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

VRRP Salary Trend in Cardiff

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing VRRP 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 VRRP.

1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) BGP
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (75.00%) 802.1X
2 6 (75.00%) Driving Licence
2 6 (75.00%) CCNA
2 6 (75.00%) 802.11
2 6 (75.00%) OSPF
2 6 (75.00%) Back Office
2 6 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (75.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (75.00%) GPON
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) PHP
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (75.00%) Broadband
2 6 (75.00%) DHCP
2 6 (75.00%) Ethernet
2 6 (75.00%) SNMP
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) SLA
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) CCNP
3 2 (25.00%) Radware
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall

VRRP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing VRRP 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 VRRP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (75.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) BGP
2 6 (75.00%) 802.11
2 6 (75.00%) Broadband
2 6 (75.00%) DHCP
2 6 (75.00%) Ethernet
2 6 (75.00%) GPON
2 6 (75.00%) OSPF
2 6 (75.00%) SNMP
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) HSRP
3 2 (25.00%) IPsec
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
General
1 6 (75.00%) Back Office
1 6 (75.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) NOC Engineer
1 6 (75.00%) Principal Engineer
1 6 (75.00%) Senior NOC Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Support
2 2 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (75.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) DDoS Mitigation
1 2 (25.00%) High Availability
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
1 6 (75.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 6 (75.00%) CCNA
3 2 (25.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) F5
3 2 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 2 (25.00%) Radware
3 2 (25.00%) TippingPoint