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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 719 735 753
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +18
Permanent jobs citing HSRP 178 146 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.87% 0.78% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 162 112 120
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 £32,150 £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
20360 18752 22011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.86% 17.24% 19.48%
Number of salaries quoted 16127 15168 17967
Average salary £43,750 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.56% +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 24 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 24 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 +33 172 £47,500 +5.55% 17
London +27 63 £52,500 +16.66% 9
South East +12 54 £45,000 - 5
Hampshire +7 30 £46,250 +68.18% 3
City of London +32 29 £46,000 +5.14% 5
West Yorkshire -30 23 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Yorkshire -41 23 £47,500 +5.55% 2
East of England -7 18 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Leeds -20 16 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Bedfordshire +6 15 £52,500 +24.26% 1
Reading -1 12 £43,750 -27.08%
Berkshire -5 12 £43,750 -27.08%
Dunstable - 11 £50,000 -
Surrey +4 10 £44,500 -25.83% 1
Southampton - 9 £60,000 - 1
Farnborough - 7 £32,500 -
Staines - 6 £42,500 -
Bradford - 6 £37,500 -
East Midlands - 6 £35,000 -
Basingstoke +7 5 £40,000 +45.45%
West Midlands -19 4 £35,000 -
Birmingham - 4 £35,000 -
East Sussex -7 3 - -
Essex - 3 £40,500 -
Winchester - 3 £40,000 - 1
Lincolnshire - 3 £35,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £35,000 -
Bexhill-On-Sea - 3 - -
Eastleigh - 3 £65,000 - 1
South Wales +4 2 £35,000 -

HSRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 257 (96.25%) Cisco
2 222 (83.15%) BGP
3 204 (76.40%) MPLS
4 196 (73.41%) OSPF
5 192 (71.91%) Cisco Certification
6 183 (68.54%) VPN
7 166 (62.17%) CCNP
8 161 (60.30%) EIGRP
9 153 (57.30%) Firewall
10 132 (49.44%) LAN
11 128 (47.94%) WAN
12 125 (46.82%) Juniper
13 114 (42.70%) Wireless
14 112 (41.95%) VLAN
15 110 (41.20%) TCP/IP
16 100 (37.45%) VRRP
17 87 (32.58%) F5
18 85 (31.84%) CheckPoint
19 83 (31.09%) Cisco ASA
20 75 (28.09%) IPsec
21 70 (26.22%) RIP
22 69 (25.84%) Load Balancing
23 66 (24.72%) VoIP
24 65 (24.34%) Network Security
25 64 (23.97%) SSL
26 59 (22.10%) Cisco Nexus
27 56 (20.97%) VPLS
28 54 (20.22%) ITIL
28 54 (20.22%) Network Management
29 52 (19.48%) Internet

HSRP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (6.74%) Lync
2 11 (4.12%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.25%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (1.87%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.50%) Apache
6 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.75%) Confluence
Applications
1 28 (10.49%) MS Visio
2 20 (7.49%) MS Office
3 12 (4.49%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.49%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.87%) PaaS
2 5 (1.87%) IaaS
3 3 (1.12%) SaaS
4 2 (0.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 222 (83.15%) BGP
2 204 (76.40%) MPLS
3 196 (73.41%) OSPF
4 183 (68.54%) VPN
5 161 (60.30%) EIGRP
6 153 (57.30%) Firewall
7 132 (49.44%) LAN
8 128 (47.94%) WAN
9 114 (42.70%) Wireless
10 112 (41.95%) VLAN
11 110 (41.20%) TCP/IP
12 100 (37.45%) VRRP
13 83 (31.09%) Cisco ASA
14 75 (28.09%) IPsec
15 70 (26.22%) RIP
16 66 (24.72%) VoIP
17 65 (24.34%) Network Security
18 64 (23.97%) SSL
19 59 (22.10%) Cisco Nexus
20 56 (20.97%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (5.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.75%) JIRA
General
1 41 (15.36%) Finance
2 35 (13.11%) Telecoms
3 23 (8.61%) Banking
4 22 (8.24%) Retail
5 8 (3.00%) Advertising
6 6 (2.25%) French Language
6 6 (2.25%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.12%) Law
7 3 (1.12%) Legal
7 3 (1.12%) Publishing
8 2 (0.75%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.37%) Marketing
9 1 (0.37%) Games
9 1 (0.37%) German Language
Job Titles
1 144 (53.93%) Network Engineer
2 54 (20.22%) Senior Network Engineer
3 24 (8.99%) Security Engineer
3 24 (8.99%) Network Specialist
4 20 (7.49%) Senior Security Engineer
4 20 (7.49%) Architect
4 20 (7.49%) Network Security Engineer
5 19 (7.12%) Analyst
5 19 (7.12%) Network Architect
6 18 (6.74%) Network Support Engineer
6 18 (6.74%) Support Engineer
6 18 (6.74%) Network Support
7 16 (5.99%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 15 (5.62%) Consultant
9 14 (5.24%) Network Analyst
10 13 (4.87%) Network Consultant
11 12 (4.49%) Security Consultant
11 12 (4.49%) Lead Network Engineer
12 10 (3.75%) Network Security Consultant
13 9 (3.37%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.24%) Performance Metrics
3 11 (4.12%) AVVID
4 8 (3.00%) Clustering
5 7 (2.62%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.25%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.50%) Open Source
7 4 (1.50%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.12%) PKI
8 3 (1.12%) Statistics
9 2 (0.75%) IVR
9 2 (0.75%) e-Health
9 2 (0.75%) SecurID
9 2 (0.75%) Replication
9 2 (0.75%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.37%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 39 (14.61%) Linux
2 35 (13.11%) Windows
3 15 (5.62%) Solaris
4 14 (5.24%) UNIX
5 6 (2.25%) CentOS
5 6 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.87%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.12%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (25.84%) Load Balancing
2 54 (20.22%) ITIL
2 54 (20.22%) Network Management
3 40 (14.98%) Service Delivery
4 36 (13.48%) Project Management
4 36 (13.48%) Network Design
5 32 (11.99%) Change Management
6 30 (11.24%) Disaster Recovery
7 19 (7.12%) PRINCE2
8 17 (6.37%) Capacity Management
8 17 (6.37%) Kalman Filter
9 16 (5.99%) Process Improvement
9 16 (5.99%) PRINCE
10 15 (5.62%) Capacity Planning
11 13 (4.87%) Line Management
12 12 (4.49%) Change Control
12 12 (4.49%) Network Architecture
12 12 (4.49%) Business Continuity
13 11 (4.12%) Problem Management
13 11 (4.12%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.87%) SQL
2 1 (0.37%) Python
2 1 (0.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 192 (71.91%) Cisco Certification
2 166 (62.17%) CCNP
3 39 (14.61%) CCNA
4 34 (12.73%) Degree
5 25 (9.36%) CCIE
6 16 (5.99%) CCDP
7 8 (3.00%) Security Cleared
8 7 (2.62%) CCDA
9 6 (2.25%) SC Cleared
9 6 (2.25%) CCSA
9 6 (2.25%) JNCIS
10 5 (1.87%) CCSE
10 5 (1.87%) SAP Certification
10 5 (1.87%) CCIP
11 4 (1.50%) MCSE
11 4 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (1.12%) JNCIP
12 3 (1.12%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (14.61%) SLA
2 9 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (3.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (7.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (4.12%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.12%) vSphere
3 7 (2.62%) vCloud
3 7 (2.62%) Firmware
4 3 (1.12%) ISA Server
4 3 (1.12%) XenApp
5 2 (0.75%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.37%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.37%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.37%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.37%) NFS
Systems Management
1 31 (11.61%) CiscoWorks
2 23 (8.61%) HP NNM
3 12 (4.49%) SCOM
3 12 (4.49%) Cisco CUCM
4 8 (3.00%) SolarWinds Orion
5 6 (2.25%) OpenView
5 6 (2.25%) EMC NetWorker
6 5 (1.87%) Nagios
7 3 (1.12%) Cacti
8 2 (0.75%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (0.37%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.37%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.37%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 257 (96.25%) Cisco
2 125 (46.82%) Juniper
3 87 (32.58%) F5
4 85 (31.84%) CheckPoint
5 46 (17.23%) VMware
5 46 (17.23%) SolarWinds
5 46 (17.23%) HP
5 46 (17.23%) Aruba
6 22 (8.24%) Microsoft
6 22 (8.24%) Avaya
7 19 (7.12%) Citrix
7 19 (7.12%) Riverbed
8 14 (5.24%) Fortinet
9 12 (4.49%) IronPort
10 11 (4.12%) McAfee
11 6 (2.25%) Foundry
11 6 (2.25%) Dell
12 5 (1.87%) SAP
12 5 (1.87%) Blue Coat
13 4 (1.50%) ProCurve
Central London / West End
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Pension, Child care vouchers, gym
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus, Car
Posted: 8 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus, car
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Great package and bonuses
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Volt
Posted: 7 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Avios
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum bonus and travel industry benefits
Posted: 11 days ago