The table below looks at the statistics for HSRP skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HSRP over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 272 316 309
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -7
Permanent jobs citing HSRP 30 26 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.30% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.83% 1.33% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 29 24 19
Average salary £55,000 £58,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.17% +50.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,750 £35,800
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £63,500 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -
HSRP
London

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

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1636 1954 2096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.30% 15.47% 17.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1402 1651 1862
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

HSRP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

HSRP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

HSRP
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

HSRP Salary Trend in the City of London

HSRP
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HSRP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

HSRP Salary Histogram in the City of London

HSRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 87 (100.00%) Cisco
2 78 (89.66%) BGP
3 70 (80.46%) Firewall
4 68 (78.16%) VPN
5 67 (77.01%) EIGRP
6 66 (75.86%) WAN
7 52 (59.77%) OSPF
8 51 (58.62%) LAN
9 43 (49.43%) Finance
10 41 (47.13%) VRRP
10 41 (47.13%) Cisco Certification
11 39 (44.83%) CheckPoint
11 39 (44.83%) Wireless
11 39 (44.83%) Network Security
11 39 (44.83%) SolarWinds
12 38 (43.68%) MPLS
13 31 (35.63%) TCP/IP
14 30 (34.48%) SSL
14 30 (34.48%) VLAN
15 29 (33.33%) CCNP
15 29 (33.33%) Citrix
16 28 (32.18%) Load Balancing
16 28 (32.18%) Cisco ASA
17 26 (29.89%) Disaster Recovery
17 26 (29.89%) Cisco IOS
18 25 (28.74%) VPLS
18 25 (28.74%) VoIP
19 23 (26.44%) IPsec
20 22 (25.29%) Network Design
21 21 (24.14%) CCNA

HSRP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 5 (5.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 78 (89.66%) BGP
2 70 (80.46%) Firewall
3 68 (78.16%) VPN
4 67 (77.01%) EIGRP
5 66 (75.86%) WAN
6 52 (59.77%) OSPF
7 51 (58.62%) LAN
8 41 (47.13%) VRRP
9 39 (44.83%) Wireless
9 39 (44.83%) Network Security
10 38 (43.68%) MPLS
11 31 (35.63%) TCP/IP
12 30 (34.48%) SSL
12 30 (34.48%) VLAN
13 28 (32.18%) Cisco ASA
14 26 (29.89%) Cisco IOS
15 25 (28.74%) VPLS
15 25 (28.74%) VoIP
16 23 (26.44%) IPsec
17 20 (22.99%) GLBP
General
1 43 (49.43%) Finance
2 17 (19.54%) Advertising
3 9 (10.34%) Financial Institution
4 7 (8.05%) Law
5 3 (3.45%) Banking
6 2 (2.30%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (52.87%) Network Engineer
2 27 (31.03%) Senior Network Engineer
3 15 (17.24%) Security Engineer
4 14 (16.09%) Network Consultant
4 14 (16.09%) Consultant
4 14 (16.09%) Network Support
5 11 (12.64%) Network Support Engineer
5 11 (12.64%) Support Engineer
6 10 (11.49%) Senior Security Engineer
7 8 (9.20%) Network Security Engineer
7 8 (9.20%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 7 (8.05%) Senior Network Support
8 7 (8.05%) Security Architect
8 7 (8.05%) Network Architect
8 7 (8.05%) Network Security Architect
8 7 (8.05%) Architect
9 6 (6.90%) Firewall Engineer
9 6 (6.90%) Senior Support Engineer
9 6 (6.90%) Senior Network Support Engineer
10 4 (4.60%) Wireless Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (5.75%) FlexPod
3 4 (4.60%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.60%) Derivative
4 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.15%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.20%) Windows
1 8 (9.20%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.18%) Load Balancing
2 26 (29.89%) Disaster Recovery
3 22 (25.29%) Network Design
4 17 (19.54%) ITIL
4 17 (19.54%) DDoS Mitigation
5 14 (16.09%) Network Management
6 6 (6.90%) Low Latency
7 5 (5.75%) Capacity Management
7 5 (5.75%) Validation
8 4 (4.60%) Change Management
8 4 (4.60%) Performance Management
8 4 (4.60%) Data Analysis
9 3 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (2.30%) Electronic Trading
10 2 (2.30%) Migration
10 2 (2.30%) Project Management
10 2 (2.30%) Kalman Filter
11 1 (1.15%) People Management
11 1 (1.15%) Straight-Through Processing
Qualifications
1 41 (47.13%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (33.33%) CCNP
3 21 (24.14%) CCNA
4 17 (19.54%) Degree
5 13 (14.94%) CCSA
6 8 (9.20%) CCIE
7 6 (6.90%) CCSP
8 5 (5.75%) JNCIP
9 4 (4.60%) CCDA
10 1 (1.15%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.20%) SLA
1 8 (9.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (9.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (19.54%) Cisco Prime
2 13 (14.94%) OPNET
3 9 (10.34%) CiscoWorks
4 4 (4.60%) SolarWinds Orion
4 4 (4.60%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 87 (100.00%) Cisco
2 39 (44.83%) CheckPoint
2 39 (44.83%) SolarWinds
3 29 (33.33%) Citrix
4 21 (24.14%) F5
5 20 (22.99%) Juniper
6 18 (20.69%) VMware
7 17 (19.54%) HP
8 16 (18.39%) Riverbed
9 10 (11.49%) Meraki
9 10 (11.49%) Aruba
10 7 (8.05%) Fortinet
10 7 (8.05%) McAfee
11 6 (6.90%) Microsoft
11 6 (6.90%) Avaya
11 6 (6.90%) IPFX
12 4 (4.60%) Nokia
12 4 (4.60%) CA
13 3 (3.45%) Barracuda Networks
14 2 (2.30%) EMC