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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 718 831 725
Rank change year-on-year
+113 -106
Permanent jobs citing HSRP 174 98 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.084% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.94% 0.47% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 161 90 136
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
18445 20755 19902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.84% 17.74% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15184 16566 15978
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 July 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 31 July 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
(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 +93 158 £52,500 - 15
London +78 91 £57,250 -1.29% 8
South East +27 44 £43,750 -2.77% 5
City of London +19 25 £71,250 +22.84% 4
Surrey - 16 £45,000 - 1
East of England +5 12 £40,000 -27.92%
Hampshire 0 9 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Leeds +18 7 £50,000 +8.10%
West Yorkshire +12 7 £50,000 +8.10%
Berkshire +5 7 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Yorkshire +5 7 £50,000 +11.11%
Reading +8 6 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Cambridge - 6 £40,000 -
Middlesex - 6 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 6 £40,000 -
Wales -9 5 £50,000 +33.33%
Cardiff -10 5 £50,000 +25.00%
South Wales -15 5 £50,000 +33.33%
Staines - 5 £46,000 -
Bedfordshire -8 4 £52,500 -5.40%
Dunstable -8 3 £52,500 -15.32%
Chertsey - 3 £35,000 -
Woking - 3 £37,500 - 1
Glasgow - 3 £60,000 -
Scotland - 3 £60,000 -
Hertfordshire -14 2 £55,000 +37.50%
Oxfordshire - 2 £65,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £35,000 -
Oxford - 2 £65,000 -
Farnborough - 2 £52,500 - 1

HSRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 373 (86.14%) Cisco
2 352 (81.29%) BGP
3 329 (75.98%) Firewall
4 305 (70.44%) OSPF
5 278 (64.20%) Cisco Certification
6 254 (58.66%) VPN
7 234 (54.04%) EIGRP
8 228 (52.66%) LAN
9 227 (52.42%) MPLS
10 226 (52.19%) CCNP
11 205 (47.34%) WAN
12 200 (46.19%) Cisco ASA
13 197 (45.50%) VRRP
14 180 (41.57%) TCP/IP
15 170 (39.26%) Data Centre
16 156 (36.03%) VLAN
17 144 (33.26%) Wireless
18 143 (33.03%) CheckPoint
19 140 (32.33%) IPsec
20 123 (28.41%) Juniper
21 118 (27.25%) F5
22 117 (27.02%) Load Balancing
23 112 (25.87%) DNS
24 103 (23.79%) SSL
25 102 (23.56%) Spanning Tree
26 100 (23.09%) CCNA
27 97 (22.40%) VoIP
28 92 (21.25%) ITIL
29 83 (19.17%) Cisco Nexus
30 79 (18.24%) Linux

HSRP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 18 (4.16%) MS Exchange
1 18 (4.16%) Lync
2 4 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (0.92%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 32 (7.39%) MS Excel
2 19 (4.39%) MS Visio
3 9 (2.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.77%) IaaS
2 5 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.69%) Mimecast
4 2 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 352 (81.29%) BGP
2 329 (75.98%) Firewall
3 305 (70.44%) OSPF
4 254 (58.66%) VPN
5 234 (54.04%) EIGRP
6 228 (52.66%) LAN
7 227 (52.42%) MPLS
8 205 (47.34%) WAN
9 200 (46.19%) Cisco ASA
10 197 (45.50%) VRRP
11 180 (41.57%) TCP/IP
12 156 (36.03%) VLAN
13 144 (33.26%) Wireless
14 140 (32.33%) IPsec
15 112 (25.87%) DNS
16 103 (23.79%) SSL
17 102 (23.56%) Spanning Tree
18 97 (22.40%) VoIP
19 83 (19.17%) Cisco Nexus
20 75 (17.32%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.46%) MySQL
4 1 (0.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.23%) Hudson
General
1 63 (14.55%) Finance
2 48 (11.09%) Telecoms
3 24 (5.54%) Law
4 12 (2.77%) Marketing
5 11 (2.54%) Publishing
5 11 (2.54%) Banking
6 10 (2.31%) Advertising
7 8 (1.85%) Legal
7 8 (1.85%) Electronics
7 8 (1.85%) Games
8 6 (1.39%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.15%) Retail
10 2 (0.46%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.23%) Billing
11 1 (0.23%) Military
11 1 (0.23%) Back Office
11 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 255 (58.89%) Network Engineer
2 77 (17.78%) Senior Network Engineer
3 40 (9.24%) Analyst
4 39 (9.01%) Network Analyst
5 37 (8.55%) Network Support
6 30 (6.93%) Network Manager
7 29 (6.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 29 (6.70%) Security Engineer
8 27 (6.24%) Implementation Engineer
9 26 (6.00%) Cisco Engineer
10 25 (5.77%) Team Leader
10 25 (5.77%) Support Engineer
11 24 (5.54%) Network Security Engineer
12 22 (5.08%) Network Team Leader
12 22 (5.08%) Network Implementation Engineer
13 19 (4.39%) Network Support Engineer
14 18 (4.16%) Consultant
15 16 (3.70%) Architect
16 14 (3.23%) Network Specialist
17 12 (2.77%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (7.39%) 802.1X
2 24 (5.54%) CSS
3 18 (4.16%) ISPF
4 9 (2.08%) XMPP
5 1 (0.23%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 170 (39.26%) Data Centre
2 20 (4.62%) Video Conferencing
3 17 (3.93%) Clustering
4 13 (3.00%) EqualLogic
5 11 (2.54%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 7 (1.62%) Smartphone
7 5 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (0.92%) FlexPod
8 4 (0.92%) User Experience
8 4 (0.92%) Replication
9 3 (0.69%) Kindle
9 3 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.46%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.46%) Derivative
10 2 (0.46%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.46%) GIS
10 2 (0.46%) PKI
11 1 (0.23%) AVVID
11 1 (0.23%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 79 (18.24%) Linux
2 63 (14.55%) Windows
3 52 (12.01%) UNIX
4 6 (1.39%) Solaris
5 5 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.15%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.92%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.46%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.46%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (27.02%) Load Balancing
2 92 (21.25%) ITIL
3 78 (18.01%) Network Design
4 46 (10.62%) Disaster Recovery
4 46 (10.62%) Network Monitoring
5 40 (9.24%) High Availability
6 37 (8.55%) Change Management
7 36 (8.31%) Network Architecture
8 34 (7.85%) Network Management
8 34 (7.85%) Project Management
9 30 (6.93%) Business Continuity
10 28 (6.47%) Migration
11 27 (6.24%) Service Delivery
11 27 (6.24%) Mentoring
12 17 (3.93%) Kalman Filter
12 17 (3.93%) WAN Optimisation
13 15 (3.46%) Capacity Planning
13 15 (3.46%) Validation
14 14 (3.23%) BCP
14 14 (3.23%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (1.85%) PowerShell
2 6 (1.39%) Ruby
2 6 (1.39%) Perl
3 4 (0.92%) VB
4 2 (0.46%) Java
4 2 (0.46%) SQL
Qualifications
1 278 (64.20%) Cisco Certification
2 226 (52.19%) CCNP
3 100 (23.09%) CCNA
4 58 (13.39%) Degree
5 53 (12.24%) CCIE
6 34 (7.85%) CCSA
7 31 (7.16%) CCDP
8 18 (4.16%) CCDA
9 14 (3.23%) CCSP
10 10 (2.31%) JNCIP
11 9 (2.08%) CCSE
12 8 (1.85%) Security Cleared
13 7 (1.62%) CCIP
14 5 (1.15%) JNCIA
15 4 (0.92%) JNCIS
15 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
16 3 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 3 (0.69%) CNE
16 3 (0.69%) Novell Certification
16 3 (0.69%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (9.70%) SLA
2 7 (1.62%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (6.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (6.24%) Active Directory
3 15 (3.46%) vSphere
4 14 (3.23%) Hyper-V
4 14 (3.23%) XenApp
5 12 (2.77%) XenDesktop
6 8 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (1.39%) VirtualBox
7 6 (1.39%) Xen
8 4 (0.92%) Terminal Services
8 4 (0.92%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.23%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 47 (10.85%) CiscoWorks
2 24 (5.54%) Cisco CUCM
3 19 (4.39%) SCCM
4 16 (3.70%) Cisco UCCX
5 15 (3.46%) Nagios
6 10 (2.31%) HP NNM
7 7 (1.62%) Netcool
8 6 (1.39%) ZABBIX
9 5 (1.15%) OPNET
10 4 (0.92%) Cisco IPCC
10 4 (0.92%) SolarWinds Orion
10 4 (0.92%) Puppet
10 4 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.92%) Ansible
11 3 (0.69%) Cisco Prime
11 3 (0.69%) FortiGate
12 2 (0.46%) Cacti
12 2 (0.46%) SCOM
13 1 (0.23%) WSUS
13 1 (0.23%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 373 (86.14%) Cisco
2 143 (33.03%) CheckPoint
3 123 (28.41%) Juniper
4 118 (27.25%) F5
5 73 (16.86%) VMware
6 65 (15.01%) HP
7 52 (12.01%) SolarWinds
8 43 (9.93%) Citrix
9 42 (9.70%) Fortinet
10 35 (8.08%) Microsoft
11 32 (7.39%) Riverbed
12 17 (3.93%) McAfee
13 14 (3.23%) Radware
13 14 (3.23%) Huawei
13 14 (3.23%) Veeam
14 13 (3.00%) ProCurve
15 12 (2.77%) Aruba
15 12 (2.77%) Verint
15 12 (2.77%) CyberTech
16 11 (2.54%) Meraki
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Salary: From £50,000 to £52,000 per annum £50,000 to £52,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
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