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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 657 825 759
Rank change year-on-year
+168 -66
Permanent jobs citing HSRP 259 96 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.080% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.28% 0.47% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 204 81 125
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £34,000 £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +0.62%

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
20178 20358 22015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.18% 17.03% 19.89%
Number of salaries quoted 15994 16114 17783
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 28 April 2015 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 28 April 2015. 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
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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 +184 236 £47,500 -5.00% 26
London +86 94 £52,500 -12.50% 8
South East +59 74 £41,800 +10.72% 9
City of London +61 48 £55,000 -8.33% 2
Surrey +33 21 £38,750 -13.88% 4
East Midlands - 21 £47,500 - 2
Northamptonshire - 19 £47,500 - 2
Northampton - 17 £47,500 - 2
Hampshire +6 16 £45,900 +35.00% 2
Oxfordshire - 15 £64,000 -
East of England +23 14 £37,500 -9.09%
Wales -12 14 £48,750 +35.41% 1
South Wales -16 14 £48,750 +35.41% 1
South West - 12 £40,000 - 4
Bristol - 12 £40,000 - 1
Oxford - 11 £64,000 -
Cardiff -6 10 £48,750 +35.41% 1
East Sussex - 10 £47,500 -
West Midlands - 10 £29,000 - 1
Scotland +24 9 £57,500 +35.29%
Birmingham - 9 £29,000 -
Glasgow +11 8 £57,500 +35.29%
Farnborough +2 8 £50,000 - 1
West Sussex - 8 £55,000 -
North West +19 7 £42,500 -19.04%
Bexhill-On-Sea - 7 - -
Bedfordshire +21 6 £47,500 -6.86%
Manchester - 6 £42,500 -
Chertsey - 6 £35,000 - 1
Dudley - 6 £29,000 -

HSRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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.

1 409 (89.11%) Cisco
2 360 (78.43%) BGP
3 344 (74.95%) Firewall
4 323 (70.37%) Cisco Certification
5 310 (67.54%) OSPF
6 275 (59.91%) EIGRP
7 269 (58.61%) CCNP
8 255 (55.56%) VPN
9 246 (53.59%) MPLS
10 222 (48.37%) WAN
11 215 (46.84%) LAN
12 193 (42.05%) TCP/IP
12 193 (42.05%) Cisco ASA
13 191 (41.61%) VRRP
14 171 (37.25%) Wireless
15 154 (33.55%) CheckPoint
16 146 (31.81%) VLAN
17 140 (30.50%) Juniper
18 123 (26.80%) F5
19 121 (26.36%) IPsec
20 120 (26.14%) SSL
21 118 (25.71%) CCNA
22 116 (25.27%) Network Security
23 113 (24.62%) DHCP
24 112 (24.40%) DNS
25 110 (23.97%) ITIL
25 110 (23.97%) Load Balancing
26 108 (23.53%) HP
27 104 (22.66%) Finance
28 94 (20.48%) RIP

HSRP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 23 (5.01%) Lync
2 22 (4.79%) MS Exchange
3 11 (2.40%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.44%) Apache
7 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 27 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 21 (4.58%) MS Visio
3 15 (3.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.01%) IaaS
2 11 (2.40%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 360 (78.43%) BGP
2 344 (74.95%) Firewall
3 310 (67.54%) OSPF
4 275 (59.91%) EIGRP
5 255 (55.56%) VPN
6 246 (53.59%) MPLS
7 222 (48.37%) WAN
8 215 (46.84%) LAN
9 193 (42.05%) TCP/IP
9 193 (42.05%) Cisco ASA
10 191 (41.61%) VRRP
11 171 (37.25%) Wireless
12 146 (31.81%) VLAN
13 121 (26.36%) IPsec
14 120 (26.14%) SSL
15 116 (25.27%) Network Security
16 113 (24.62%) DHCP
17 112 (24.40%) DNS
18 94 (20.48%) RIP
19 90 (19.61%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.14%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.44%) Subversion
3 1 (0.22%) Hudson
General
1 104 (22.66%) Finance
2 48 (10.46%) Telecoms
3 27 (5.88%) Law
3 27 (5.88%) Advertising
4 21 (4.58%) Banking
5 10 (2.18%) Legal
6 9 (1.96%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.53%) Retail
8 6 (1.31%) Marketing
9 5 (1.09%) Publishing
9 5 (1.09%) Games
9 5 (1.09%) Electronics
10 4 (0.87%) Billing
11 3 (0.65%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.44%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.22%) French Language
13 1 (0.22%) Back Office
13 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 268 (58.39%) Network Engineer
2 90 (19.61%) Senior Network Engineer
3 42 (9.15%) Network Support
4 38 (8.28%) Support Engineer
5 35 (7.63%) Network Support Engineer
6 31 (6.75%) Consultant
7 29 (6.32%) Team Leader
7 29 (6.32%) Security Engineer
8 25 (5.45%) Network Specialist
8 25 (5.45%) Architect
9 23 (5.01%) Network Consultant
9 23 (5.01%) Network Team Leader
9 23 (5.01%) Network Architect
10 22 (4.79%) Network Security Engineer
11 21 (4.58%) Network Manager
12 20 (4.36%) Network Analyst
12 20 (4.36%) Analyst
13 17 (3.70%) Cisco Engineer
14 16 (3.49%) Implementation Engineer
15 14 (3.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.70%) ISPF
2 16 (3.49%) CSS
3 3 (0.65%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (3.92%) Clustering
2 14 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (2.61%) Derivative
3 12 (2.61%) EqualLogic
4 10 (2.18%) Client/Server
5 8 (1.74%) Replication
5 8 (1.74%) Performance Metrics
6 5 (1.09%) FlexPod
6 5 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (0.87%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.65%) PKI
8 3 (0.65%) Smartphone
8 3 (0.65%) User Experience
8 3 (0.65%) Kindle
8 3 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.44%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.44%) FMCG
9 2 (0.44%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.44%) Blog
9 2 (0.44%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 67 (14.60%) Linux
2 65 (14.16%) Windows
3 31 (6.75%) UNIX
4 7 (1.53%) Mac OS
5 5 (1.09%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.87%) CentOS
6 4 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.87%) Debian
7 3 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (0.65%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.44%) OpenBSD
8 2 (0.44%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (23.97%) ITIL
1 110 (23.97%) Load Balancing
2 81 (17.65%) Network Design
3 70 (15.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 61 (13.29%) Network Management
5 42 (9.15%) Network Architecture
6 39 (8.50%) Network Monitoring
7 36 (7.84%) Change Management
7 36 (7.84%) High Availability
8 32 (6.97%) Service Delivery
8 32 (6.97%) Migration
8 32 (6.97%) Project Management
8 32 (6.97%) Penetration Testing
9 31 (6.75%) Business Continuity
10 28 (6.10%) Vulnerability Management
11 26 (5.66%) Security Architecture
12 25 (5.45%) Capacity Planning
13 23 (5.01%) WAN Optimisation
14 19 (4.14%) Mentoring
15 15 (3.27%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (1.31%) SQL
1 6 (1.31%) Python
2 2 (0.44%) Bash Shell
2 2 (0.44%) Perl
2 2 (0.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 323 (70.37%) Cisco Certification
2 269 (58.61%) CCNP
3 118 (25.71%) CCNA
4 71 (15.47%) Degree
5 64 (13.94%) CCIE
6 30 (6.54%) CCDP
7 23 (5.01%) CCSA
8 22 (4.79%) CCDA
9 14 (3.05%) JNCIP
10 13 (2.83%) CCSE
11 11 (2.40%) Security Cleared
11 11 (2.40%) CCSP
12 10 (2.18%) JNCIS
12 10 (2.18%) SC Cleared
13 7 (1.53%) CCIP
14 4 (0.87%) MCSE
14 4 (0.87%) MCSA
14 4 (0.87%) CISSP
14 4 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (12.20%) SLA
2 17 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (2.40%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.74%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 33 (7.19%) Active Directory
2 25 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (4.14%) XenApp
3 19 (4.14%) vSphere
4 15 (3.27%) Hyper-V
5 12 (2.61%) XenDesktop
6 8 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (1.53%) Terminal Services
8 5 (1.09%) Firmware
9 1 (0.22%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.22%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 42 (9.15%) CiscoWorks
2 22 (4.79%) Cisco Prime
3 21 (4.58%) SCCM
4 16 (3.49%) HP NNM
5 15 (3.27%) OPNET
5 15 (3.27%) SolarWinds Orion
6 7 (1.53%) Cisco CUCM
7 6 (1.31%) SCOM
8 5 (1.09%) Nagios
9 4 (0.87%) Ansible
9 4 (0.87%) Cisco IPCC
10 3 (0.65%) Netcool
10 3 (0.65%) Cacti
10 3 (0.65%) FortiGate
11 2 (0.44%) Cisco UCCX
11 2 (0.44%) Nessus
12 1 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 409 (89.11%) Cisco
2 154 (33.55%) CheckPoint
3 140 (30.50%) Juniper
4 123 (26.80%) F5
5 108 (23.53%) HP
6 82 (17.86%) SolarWinds
7 80 (17.43%) VMware
8 60 (13.07%) Citrix
9 39 (8.50%) Microsoft
10 34 (7.41%) Riverbed
11 30 (6.54%) Fortinet
12 26 (5.66%) McAfee
13 20 (4.36%) Dell
14 15 (3.27%) SonicWALL
15 12 (2.61%) WatchGuard
15 12 (2.61%) Veeam
16 10 (2.18%) Aruba
16 10 (2.18%) Huawei
16 10 (2.18%) CA
16 10 (2.18%) Meraki
London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum Bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + bonus, pension, medical
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £29000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Three
Posted: 4 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Skyscape Cloud Services
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
BAE Systems
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + £225 car allowance, bonus, training
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £0.00 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Skyscape Cloud Services
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Farnborough
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
Northampton
Deerfoot IT
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three Mobile
Salary: £Competitive + 20% bonus, on-call allowance and overtime
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading, Berkshire, South East
Three
Salary: £Competitive + 20% bonus, on-call allowance and overtime
Posted: 20 days ago
Northampton
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago