The table below looks at the statistics for HSRP skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HSRP over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 233 243 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing HSRP 4 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.071% 0.20% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.49% 1.22% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 0
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+21.95% -8.88%
HSRP
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
820 1147 921
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.47% 16.23% 14.06%
Number of salaries quoted 679 954 798
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

HSRP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

HSRP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

HSRP
Salary Trend in the North West

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

HSRP Salary Trend in the North West

HSRP
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HSRP within the North West region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +14 3 £40,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £47,500 -
HSRP
England

HSRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) BGP
2 8 (88.89%) Juniper
2 8 (88.89%) Firewall
3 7 (77.78%) OSPF
3 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (77.78%) CCNP
4 6 (66.67%) CCNA
4 6 (66.67%) VRRP
5 5 (55.56%) JNCIP
5 5 (55.56%) VPN
5 5 (55.56%) FortiGate
5 5 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (44.44%) 802.1X
6 4 (44.44%) Palo Alto
6 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (44.44%) IOS XR
6 4 (44.44%) Cacti
6 4 (44.44%) SolarWinds
6 4 (44.44%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (44.44%) Junos
6 4 (44.44%) MRTG
6 4 (44.44%) Internet
6 4 (44.44%) MPLS
6 4 (44.44%) EIGRP
6 4 (44.44%) L2TP
6 4 (44.44%) RSVP
6 4 (44.44%) IPv4
6 4 (44.44%) IPv6
6 4 (44.44%) Ethernet

HSRP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) BGP
2 8 (88.89%) Firewall
3 7 (77.78%) OSPF
4 6 (66.67%) VRRP
5 5 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (55.56%) VPN
6 4 (44.44%) Broadband
6 4 (44.44%) BT 21CN
6 4 (44.44%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (44.44%) Cisco PIX
6 4 (44.44%) EIGRP
6 4 (44.44%) Ethernet
6 4 (44.44%) Internet
6 4 (44.44%) IOS XR
6 4 (44.44%) IPsec
6 4 (44.44%) IPv4
6 4 (44.44%) IPv6
6 4 (44.44%) L2TP
6 4 (44.44%) MPLS
6 4 (44.44%) RSVP
General
1 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Implementation Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) IP Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) IP Network Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Juniper Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Network Implementation Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Network Operations Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall Support
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Network Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Network Design
2 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
2 2 (22.22%) Presales
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Security Hardening
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) CCNP
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (66.67%) CCNA
3 5 (55.56%) JNCIP
4 4 (44.44%) JNCIA
5 1 (11.11%) JNCIS
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) FortiGate
2 4 (44.44%) Cacti
2 4 (44.44%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) Juniper
3 4 (44.44%) BT
3 4 (44.44%) Palo Alto
3 4 (44.44%) SolarWinds
4 2 (22.22%) F5
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 1 (11.11%) Dell
5 1 (11.11%) HP