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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 716 755 768
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +13
Permanent jobs citing HSRP 181 144 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.90% 0.77% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 165 110 115
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,850 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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
20215 18714 21979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.77% 17.16% 19.54%
Number of salaries quoted 16048 15086 17947
Average salary £43,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.13% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 31 October 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 31 October 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 +31 176 £47,500 +5.55% 13
London +25 65 £52,500 +16.66% 8
South East +14 56 £45,000 - 2
Hampshire +18 31 £45,000 +63.63% 2
City of London +40 27 £46,000 +2.22% 3
West Yorkshire -19 21 £47,500 +5.55%
Yorkshire -34 21 £47,500 +5.55%
East of England -11 18 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Bedfordshire +9 15 £52,500 +24.26% 1
Leeds -29 14 £47,500 +5.55%
Berkshire +15 12 £42,500 -29.16%
Reading -14 12 £42,500 -29.16%
Dunstable - 11 £50,000 -
Surrey -3 10 £44,500 -25.83%
Southampton - 8 £60,000 - 1
Farnborough - 8 £32,500 -
Staines - 6 £42,500 -
Bradford - 6 £37,500 -
East Midlands - 6 £35,000 -
Basingstoke +5 5 £40,000 +45.45%
East Sussex -7 4 - -
West Midlands -20 4 £35,000 - 1
Bexhill-On-Sea - 4 - -
Birmingham - 4 £35,000 - 1
Eastleigh - 4 £65,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -13 3 £60,000 +41.17%
North East -13 3 £60,000 +41.17%
Tyne and Wear -16 3 £60,000 +41.17%
Winchester - 3 £40,000 -
Essex - 3 £40,500 -

HSRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 268 (96.06%) Cisco
2 234 (83.87%) BGP
3 215 (77.06%) MPLS
4 204 (73.12%) OSPF
5 202 (72.40%) Cisco Certification
6 191 (68.46%) VPN
7 174 (62.37%) CCNP
8 170 (60.93%) EIGRP
9 163 (58.42%) Firewall
10 134 (48.03%) LAN
10 134 (48.03%) WAN
11 130 (46.59%) Juniper
12 120 (43.01%) Wireless
13 116 (41.58%) TCP/IP
14 114 (40.86%) VLAN
15 101 (36.20%) VRRP
16 92 (32.97%) F5
17 88 (31.54%) CheckPoint
18 87 (31.18%) Cisco ASA
19 77 (27.60%) IPsec
20 72 (25.81%) RIP
21 71 (25.45%) Load Balancing
21 71 (25.45%) Network Security
22 68 (24.37%) SSL
23 67 (24.01%) VoIP
24 63 (22.58%) ITIL
25 62 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
26 59 (21.15%) VPLS
27 56 (20.07%) DHCP
27 56 (20.07%) Internet

HSRP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 18 (6.45%) Lync
2 11 (3.94%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.15%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (1.43%) Apache
4 4 (1.43%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.72%) Confluence
Applications
1 31 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 21 (7.53%) MS Office
3 13 (4.66%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.66%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (2.15%) IaaS
3 5 (1.79%) PaaS
4 3 (1.08%) SaaS
5 1 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 234 (83.87%) BGP
2 215 (77.06%) MPLS
3 204 (73.12%) OSPF
4 191 (68.46%) VPN
5 170 (60.93%) EIGRP
6 163 (58.42%) Firewall
7 134 (48.03%) LAN
7 134 (48.03%) WAN
8 120 (43.01%) Wireless
9 116 (41.58%) TCP/IP
10 114 (40.86%) VLAN
11 101 (36.20%) VRRP
12 87 (31.18%) Cisco ASA
13 77 (27.60%) IPsec
14 72 (25.81%) RIP
15 71 (25.45%) Network Security
16 68 (24.37%) SSL
17 67 (24.01%) VoIP
18 62 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
19 59 (21.15%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.87%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (5.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.72%) JIRA
General
1 46 (16.49%) Finance
2 37 (13.26%) Telecoms
3 24 (8.60%) Banking
4 22 (7.89%) Retail
5 11 (3.94%) Advertising
6 6 (2.15%) French Language
6 6 (2.15%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.08%) Law
7 3 (1.08%) Legal
7 3 (1.08%) Publishing
8 2 (0.72%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.36%) Marketing
9 1 (0.36%) Games
9 1 (0.36%) German Language
Job Titles
1 149 (53.41%) Network Engineer
2 56 (20.07%) Senior Network Engineer
3 25 (8.96%) Network Specialist
4 23 (8.24%) Security Engineer
5 21 (7.53%) Architect
6 20 (7.17%) Network Architect
7 19 (6.81%) Senior Security Engineer
7 19 (6.81%) Analyst
7 19 (6.81%) Network Security Engineer
8 18 (6.45%) Support Engineer
8 18 (6.45%) Network Support
8 18 (6.45%) Network Support Engineer
9 17 (6.09%) Consultant
10 15 (5.38%) Senior Network Security Engineer
11 14 (5.02%) Network Consultant
11 14 (5.02%) Network Analyst
12 13 (4.66%) Security Consultant
13 11 (3.94%) Lead Network Engineer
14 10 (3.58%) Network Security Consultant
15 9 (3.23%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.15%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.38%) Performance Metrics
3 11 (3.94%) AVVID
4 8 (2.87%) Clustering
5 7 (2.51%) Client/Server
5 7 (2.51%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.43%) Open Source
6 4 (1.43%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.08%) PKI
7 3 (1.08%) Statistics
8 2 (0.72%) IVR
8 2 (0.72%) e-Health
8 2 (0.72%) SecurID
8 2 (0.72%) Replication
8 2 (0.72%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.36%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 42 (15.05%) Linux
2 39 (13.98%) Windows
3 15 (5.38%) Solaris
4 14 (5.02%) UNIX
5 6 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.15%) CentOS
5 6 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.79%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.08%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (25.45%) Load Balancing
2 63 (22.58%) ITIL
3 54 (19.35%) Network Management
4 41 (14.70%) Service Delivery
5 38 (13.62%) Network Design
6 36 (12.90%) Project Management
7 35 (12.54%) Change Management
8 33 (11.83%) Disaster Recovery
9 20 (7.17%) PRINCE2
9 20 (7.17%) Kalman Filter
10 18 (6.45%) Capacity Management
11 17 (6.09%) Process Improvement
11 17 (6.09%) Capacity Planning
11 17 (6.09%) PRINCE
12 14 (5.02%) Line Management
13 13 (4.66%) Network Architecture
14 12 (4.30%) Change Control
14 12 (4.30%) Migration
14 12 (4.30%) Business Continuity
15 11 (3.94%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.79%) SQL
2 1 (0.36%) Python
2 1 (0.36%) PHP
Qualifications
1 202 (72.40%) Cisco Certification
2 174 (62.37%) CCNP
3 45 (16.13%) CCNA
4 38 (13.62%) Degree
5 28 (10.04%) CCIE
6 17 (6.09%) CCDP
7 9 (3.23%) Security Cleared
8 8 (2.87%) CCDA
9 7 (2.51%) SC Cleared
9 7 (2.51%) JNCIS
10 6 (2.15%) CCSA
11 5 (1.79%) CCSE
11 5 (1.79%) CCIP
11 5 (1.79%) SAP Certification
12 4 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (1.43%) MCSE
12 4 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.08%) CISSP
13 3 (1.08%) JNCIP
13 3 (1.08%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (14.70%) SLA
2 11 (3.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (3.23%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (6.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (3.94%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.94%) vSphere
3 7 (2.51%) vCloud
3 7 (2.51%) Firmware
4 3 (1.08%) ISA Server
4 3 (1.08%) XenApp
5 1 (0.36%) NFS
5 1 (0.36%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.36%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.36%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 31 (11.11%) CiscoWorks
2 24 (8.60%) HP NNM
3 12 (4.30%) SCOM
3 12 (4.30%) Cisco CUCM
4 9 (3.23%) SolarWinds Orion
5 6 (2.15%) OpenView
5 6 (2.15%) EMC NetWorker
6 5 (1.79%) Nagios
7 3 (1.08%) Cacti
8 2 (0.72%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (0.72%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.36%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.36%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.36%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 268 (96.06%) Cisco
2 130 (46.59%) Juniper
3 92 (32.97%) F5
4 88 (31.54%) CheckPoint
5 49 (17.56%) VMware
5 49 (17.56%) HP
6 48 (17.20%) SolarWinds
7 45 (16.13%) Aruba
8 24 (8.60%) Microsoft
9 22 (7.89%) Avaya
10 21 (7.53%) Citrix
11 19 (6.81%) Riverbed
12 15 (5.38%) Fortinet
13 12 (4.30%) McAfee
13 12 (4.30%) IronPort
14 6 (2.15%) Foundry
15 5 (1.79%) Blue Coat
15 5 (1.79%) SAP
15 5 (1.79%) Dell
16 4 (1.43%) Oracle
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
iKonnect
Salary: £50000 per annum + excellent bonus and benefits package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, United Kingdom
Camelot
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Required IT
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
JM
Salary: £50000 - £50001 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum £45,000 to £50,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 6 days ago