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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank - 238 251
Permanent jobs citing HSRP 0 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.088% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.61% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 12
Average salary - £70,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +133.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
1048 990 1067
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.19% 14.58% 14.45%
Number of salaries quoted 877 822 897
Average salary £36,250 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.60% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,100 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) tcpdump
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) Ethereal
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
3 1 (33.33%) Logistics
3 1 (33.33%) SecurID
3 1 (33.33%) Nortel Alteon
3 1 (33.33%) PKI
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) RIP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) Nortel
3 1 (33.33%) CA
3 1 (33.33%) Nokia

HSRP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (66.67%) tcpdump
2 2 (66.67%) Ethereal
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) L2TP
3 1 (33.33%) TACACS
3 1 (33.33%) VRRP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) RIP
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) SecurID
2 1 (33.33%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Logistics
3 1 (33.33%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (33.33%) Budget Control
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Crossbeam
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) ArcSight
2 1 (33.33%) Nortel
2 1 (33.33%) CA
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia