The table below looks at the statistics for VRRP 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 VRRP over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 229 257 246
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -11
Permanent jobs citing VRRP 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.036% 0.014% 0.030%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.25% 0.088% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+23.75% -5.88%
VRRP
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
793 1133 937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.24% 16.12% 14.11%
Number of salaries quoted 657 936 813
Average salary £36,018 £37,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.95% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,000 £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% -

VRRP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

VRRP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

VRRP
Salary Trend in the North West

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

VRRP Salary Trend in the North West

VRRP
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 VRRP within the North West region over the 3 months to 12 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
Cheshire +25 1 £47,500 +11.76%
Manchester - 1 £42,500 -
VRRP
England

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Juniper
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) HSRP
2 5 (83.33%) FortiGate
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) BT
3 4 (66.67%) IPsec
3 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (66.67%) Network Design
3 4 (66.67%) JNCIA
3 4 (66.67%) JNCIP
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (66.67%) BT 21CN
3 4 (66.67%) CCNA
3 4 (66.67%) IPv4
3 4 (66.67%) IPv6
3 4 (66.67%) Unix
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Broadband
3 4 (66.67%) Ethernet
3 4 (66.67%) VPN
3 4 (66.67%) Internet
3 4 (66.67%) MPLS
3 4 (66.67%) L2TP

VRRP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) HSRP
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) Broadband
3 4 (66.67%) BT 21CN
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (66.67%) Ethernet
3 4 (66.67%) Internet
3 4 (66.67%) IPsec
3 4 (66.67%) IPv4
3 4 (66.67%) IPv6
3 4 (66.67%) Junos
3 4 (66.67%) L2TP
3 4 (66.67%) MPLS
3 4 (66.67%) MRTG
3 4 (66.67%) RSVP
3 4 (66.67%) VPN
General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Implementation Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) IP Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) IP Network Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Juniper Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Network Implementation Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Network Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CCNP
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) CCNA
2 4 (66.67%) JNCIA
2 4 (66.67%) JNCIP
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) FortiGate
2 4 (66.67%) Cacti
2 4 (66.67%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Juniper
2 4 (66.67%) BT
2 4 (66.67%) Palo Alto
2 4 (66.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (16.67%) F5