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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank - 237 254
Permanent jobs citing VRRP 0 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.030% 0.014%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.20% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £26,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -29.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-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
1057 992 1058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.30% 14.65% 14.51%
Number of salaries quoted 885 826 895
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) RIP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Nortel
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) L2TP
1 1 (100.00%) TACACS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (100.00%) SecurID
1 1 (100.00%) Nortel Alteon
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Crossbeam
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) MRTG

VRRP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) RIP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) L2TP
1 1 (100.00%) TACACS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (100.00%) Nortel Alteon
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) MRTG
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) SecurID
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) WAN Optimisation
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Nortel
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Crossbeam
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) ArcSight