The table below looks at the statistics for HSRP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HSRP over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 131 134 122
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Permanent jobs citing HSRP 9 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.36% 0.044% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.19% 0.15% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 6
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +41.17%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
HSRP
Berkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
755 675 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.01% 29.99% 26.61%
Number of salaries quoted 428 499 401
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

HSRP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

HSRP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

HSRP
Salary Trend in Reading

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

HSRP Salary Trend in Reading

HSRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 14 (100.00%) Cisco
1 14 (100.00%) OSPF
1 14 (100.00%) BGP
2 13 (92.86%) VoIP
2 13 (92.86%) VPN
2 13 (92.86%) Firewall
2 13 (92.86%) Network Security
3 12 (85.71%) MPLS
3 12 (85.71%) VLAN
3 12 (85.71%) TCP/IP
3 12 (85.71%) IPv6
4 11 (78.57%) CheckPoint
4 11 (78.57%) TACACS
4 11 (78.57%) EIGRP
4 11 (78.57%) IGRP
4 11 (78.57%) DNS
4 11 (78.57%) SSL
4 11 (78.57%) DHCP
4 11 (78.57%) IKE
4 11 (78.57%) IPX
4 11 (78.57%) IPX/SPX
4 11 (78.57%) PPP
4 11 (78.57%) RIP
4 11 (78.57%) SNMP
4 11 (78.57%) WLAN
4 11 (78.57%) POP3
4 11 (78.57%) SMTP
4 11 (78.57%) Frame Relay
4 11 (78.57%) IPsec
4 11 (78.57%) H.323

HSRP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) OSPF
1 14 (100.00%) BGP
2 13 (92.86%) VPN
2 13 (92.86%) Firewall
2 13 (92.86%) VoIP
2 13 (92.86%) Network Security
3 12 (85.71%) IPv6
3 12 (85.71%) VLAN
3 12 (85.71%) TCP/IP
3 12 (85.71%) MPLS
4 11 (78.57%) DNS
4 11 (78.57%) SSL
4 11 (78.57%) EIGRP
4 11 (78.57%) IGRP
4 11 (78.57%) Frame Relay
4 11 (78.57%) IPsec
4 11 (78.57%) TACACS
4 11 (78.57%) IKE
4 11 (78.57%) IPX
4 11 (78.57%) IPX/SPX
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Network Consultant
1 11 (78.57%) Consultant
2 9 (64.29%) Security Consultant
2 9 (64.29%) Network Security Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Provisioning Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (42.86%) Change Control
3 5 (35.71%) Service Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) Network Design
4 2 (14.29%) Network Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CCNP
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) ISO 9001
1 4 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Nagios
1 2 (14.29%) Cacti
1 2 (14.29%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (78.57%) CheckPoint
2 11 (78.57%) F5
3 3 (21.43%) Juniper
4 2 (14.29%) Riverbed
4 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft