The table below looks at the statistics for HSRP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HSRP over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 787 716 747
Rank change year-on-year
-71 +31
Permanent jobs citing HSRP 115 161 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.55% 0.85% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 105 142 137
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £62,500 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20774 18949 21640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.90% 17.59% 18.48%
Number of salaries quoted 16468 15309 17691
Average salary £44,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.13% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

HSRP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

HSRP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

HSRP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing HSRP within the UK.

HSRP Salary Trend in the UK

HSRP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HSRP over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 within the UK.

HSRP Salary Histogram in the UK

HSRP
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HSRP within the UK over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. 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
England -61 105 £50,000 +4.71% 18
London -39 39 £57,500 +9.52% 8
City of London +11 27 £58,000 -7.20% 3
South East -13 25 £45,000 +5.88% 8
East of England -4 19 £55,000 +25.71% 1
Yorkshire -37 19 £47,500 -5.00%
West Yorkshire -37 18 £47,500 -5.00%
Leeds -31 16 £50,000 -
Bedfordshire +2 13 £55,500 +31.36% 1
Hampshire -2 13 £43,500 +42.62% 4
Berkshire +5 11 £45,000 -25.00%
Reading +2 9 £50,000 -16.66%
South Wales -3 8 £37,500 -11.76%
Wales -7 8 £37,500 -11.76%
Basingstoke -8 8 £37,500 +36.36% 1
Dunstable - 8 £57,250 -
Caerphilly +10 5 £37,500 -6.25%
Hertfordshire -10 3 £40,000 -
Essex - 3 £40,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £40,000 -
Guildford +14 2 £47,500 - 1
West Midlands -2 2 £35,000 - 1
Surrey -10 2 £47,500 - 3
Cardiff -12 2 £40,000 -13.51%
Harlow - 2 £40,500 -
Birmingham - 2 £35,000 - 1
Southampton - 2 £60,000 -
Farnborough -1 1 £32,500 -35.00%
South West -22 1 £27,500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £27,500 -

HSRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 190 (97.44%) Cisco
2 155 (79.49%) BGP
3 144 (73.85%) VPN
4 139 (71.28%) OSPF
5 135 (69.23%) MPLS
6 129 (66.15%) EIGRP
6 129 (66.15%) Cisco Certification
7 124 (63.59%) Firewall
8 110 (56.41%) CCNP
9 91 (46.67%) WAN
10 90 (46.15%) Juniper
11 89 (45.64%) LAN
12 84 (43.08%) TCP/IP
13 83 (42.56%) VLAN
14 80 (41.03%) CheckPoint
15 77 (39.49%) Wireless
16 75 (38.46%) F5
17 63 (32.31%) Network Security
17 63 (32.31%) RIP
17 63 (32.31%) SSL
18 62 (31.79%) Cisco ASA
19 59 (30.26%) DHCP
20 57 (29.23%) VoIP
21 55 (28.21%) IPsec
22 51 (26.15%) VRRP
22 51 (26.15%) SolarWinds
23 46 (23.59%) Cisco Nexus
24 45 (23.08%) Network Management
25 44 (22.56%) Cisco IOS
26 41 (21.03%) Load Balancing

HSRP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 16 (8.21%) Lync
2 6 (3.08%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.08%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.08%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (2.56%) Apache
4 2 (1.03%) Confluence
Applications
1 19 (9.74%) MS Visio
2 17 (8.72%) MS Office
3 10 (5.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.10%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (3.08%) Office 365
3 3 (1.54%) SaaS
3 3 (1.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 155 (79.49%) BGP
2 144 (73.85%) VPN
3 139 (71.28%) OSPF
4 135 (69.23%) MPLS
5 129 (66.15%) EIGRP
6 124 (63.59%) Firewall
7 91 (46.67%) WAN
8 89 (45.64%) LAN
9 84 (43.08%) TCP/IP
10 83 (42.56%) VLAN
11 77 (39.49%) Wireless
12 63 (32.31%) SSL
12 63 (32.31%) RIP
12 63 (32.31%) Network Security
13 62 (31.79%) Cisco ASA
14 59 (30.26%) DHCP
15 57 (29.23%) VoIP
16 55 (28.21%) IPsec
17 51 (26.15%) VRRP
18 46 (23.59%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (3.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.03%) JIRA
General
1 26 (13.33%) Finance
2 20 (10.26%) Telecoms
3 13 (6.67%) Law
3 13 (6.67%) Banking
4 8 (4.10%) Advertising
5 5 (2.56%) Retail
6 2 (1.03%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.03%) Legal
6 2 (1.03%) French Language
7 1 (0.51%) German Language
7 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.51%) Electronics
7 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 92 (47.18%) Network Engineer
2 41 (21.03%) Senior Network Engineer
3 25 (12.82%) Security Engineer
4 24 (12.31%) Network Security Engineer
5 20 (10.26%) Senior Security Engineer
5 20 (10.26%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 18 (9.23%) Network Specialist
7 16 (8.21%) Lead Network Engineer
8 15 (7.69%) Analyst
8 15 (7.69%) Network Consultant
8 15 (7.69%) Consultant
9 13 (6.67%) Security Consultant
9 13 (6.67%) Network Security Consultant
10 12 (6.15%) Network Team Leader
10 12 (6.15%) Team Leader
11 10 (5.13%) Network Analyst
11 10 (5.13%) Architect
12 9 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (4.62%) Network Support
12 9 (4.62%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.03%) Middleware
2 1 (0.51%) DCOM
2 1 (0.51%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.59%) Computer Science
2 5 (2.56%) Clustering
3 4 (2.05%) PKI
3 4 (2.05%) Client/Server
3 4 (2.05%) Open Source
4 3 (1.54%) SecurID
4 3 (1.54%) Statistics
5 2 (1.03%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.03%) IVR
5 2 (1.03%) e-Health
5 2 (1.03%) Firmware
6 1 (0.51%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.51%) AVVID
Operating Systems
1 27 (13.85%) Linux
2 21 (10.77%) Windows
3 10 (5.13%) UNIX
4 9 (4.62%) Solaris
5 7 (3.59%) CentOS
6 4 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.54%) Mac OS
7 3 (1.54%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.54%) Debian
7 3 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (23.08%) Network Management
2 41 (21.03%) Load Balancing
3 34 (17.44%) Service Delivery
4 30 (15.38%) Project Management
4 30 (15.38%) ITIL
5 23 (11.79%) Disaster Recovery
6 22 (11.28%) Network Design
7 20 (10.26%) Change Management
8 18 (9.23%) Kalman Filter
9 14 (7.18%) PRINCE2
10 11 (5.64%) PRINCE
10 11 (5.64%) Process Improvement
10 11 (5.64%) Network Monitoring
10 11 (5.64%) Capacity Management
11 10 (5.13%) Change Control
12 8 (4.10%) Time Management
13 7 (3.59%) Migration
13 7 (3.59%) Business Continuity
14 6 (3.08%) Network Architecture
14 6 (3.08%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.54%) SQL
2 2 (1.03%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.51%) Python
3 1 (0.51%) Perl
3 1 (0.51%) PHP
Qualifications
1 129 (66.15%) Cisco Certification
2 110 (56.41%) CCNP
3 34 (17.44%) CCNA
4 31 (15.90%) Degree
5 9 (4.62%) CCIE
6 8 (4.10%) CCDP
7 7 (3.59%) CCIP
7 7 (3.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (2.56%) SAP Certification
9 4 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.54%) JNCIP
10 3 (1.54%) JNCIE
10 3 (1.54%) Security Cleared
10 3 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (1.54%) CISSP
11 2 (1.03%) CCDA
11 2 (1.03%) CCSA
11 2 (1.03%) CCSE
12 1 (0.51%) Chartered Engineer
12 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (16.41%) SLA
2 11 (5.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (4.62%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (6.15%) Active Directory
1 12 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.08%) Hyper-V
2 6 (3.08%) vSphere
3 5 (2.56%) vCloud
4 3 (1.54%) ISA Server
4 3 (1.54%) Squid
5 1 (0.51%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.51%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.51%) NFS
Systems Management
1 24 (12.31%) CiscoWorks
2 18 (9.23%) HP NNM
3 7 (3.59%) Nagios
4 6 (3.08%) OpenView
4 6 (3.08%) SolarWinds Orion
5 5 (2.56%) Cacti
6 2 (1.03%) ZABBIX
6 2 (1.03%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (1.03%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (1.03%) SmokePing
7 1 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.51%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.51%) SCOM
7 1 (0.51%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.51%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 190 (97.44%) Cisco
2 90 (46.15%) Juniper
3 80 (41.03%) CheckPoint
4 75 (38.46%) F5
5 51 (26.15%) SolarWinds
6 37 (18.97%) HP
7 36 (18.46%) Aruba
8 28 (14.36%) VMware
9 24 (12.31%) Riverbed
10 18 (9.23%) Avaya
11 16 (8.21%) McAfee
12 10 (5.13%) Fortinet
13 9 (4.62%) Citrix
13 9 (4.62%) Microsoft
14 7 (3.59%) Dell
15 6 (3.08%) WatchGuard
15 6 (3.08%) SonicWALL
16 5 (2.56%) Blue Coat
16 5 (2.56%) SAP
17 4 (2.05%) ProCurve
South East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35346.00 - £42275.00 per annum + £4k on-call, up to 38 d/h, pens
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £40,000 to £50,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + 20% bonus and car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £64,000 to £68,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
CD Sales Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
DP Connect
Salary: £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 9 days ago
Portsmouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago