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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 768 711 738
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +27
Permanent jobs citing HSRP 136 151 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.66% 0.83% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 122 130 142
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 £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,400 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
20608 18279 21956
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.04% 17.38% 18.95%
Number of salaries quoted 16325 14851 17977
Average salary £44,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.14% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £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 18 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 18 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 -51 125 £50,000 +4.71% 20
London -33 46 £57,500 +15.00% 8
South East -19 32 £47,500 +8.57% 7
City of London +14 30 £57,500 +12.19% 2
East of England -3 22 £51,250 +17.14% 2
Yorkshire -38 19 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Hampshire -6 18 £49,250 +47.01% 3
West Yorkshire -42 18 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Bedfordshire +5 16 £55,250 +30.76% 2
Leeds -33 16 £50,000 - 1
Dunstable - 11 £50,000 -
Berkshire -4 9 £50,000 -16.66% 1
South Wales -6 7 £36,250 -9.37%
Wales -6 7 £36,250 -9.37%
Reading -8 7 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Basingstoke -4 6 £40,500 +47.27%
Surrey -12 5 £44,000 -7.36% 3
Caerphilly +13 4 £36,250 -9.37%
West Midlands -26 4 £35,000 -
Birmingham - 4 £35,000 -
Southampton - 4 £60,000 -
Farnborough -5 3 £32,500 -35.00%
Hertfordshire -11 3 £40,000 -
Staines - 3 £42,500 - 1
Essex - 3 £40,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £40,000 -
Eastleigh - 3 £65,000 - 2
Guildford +7 2 £47,500 -
Cardiff -11 2 £40,000 -15.78%
Harlow - 2 £40,500 -

HSRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 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.

1 213 (97.26%) Cisco
2 177 (80.82%) BGP
3 162 (73.97%) VPN
4 155 (70.78%) MPLS
4 155 (70.78%) OSPF
5 152 (69.41%) Cisco Certification
6 142 (64.84%) EIGRP
7 137 (62.56%) Firewall
8 125 (57.08%) CCNP
9 102 (46.58%) Juniper
10 101 (46.12%) LAN
10 101 (46.12%) WAN
11 94 (42.92%) VLAN
12 92 (42.01%) Wireless
12 92 (42.01%) TCP/IP
13 89 (40.64%) F5
14 85 (38.81%) CheckPoint
15 70 (31.96%) Cisco ASA
16 68 (31.05%) SSL
17 66 (30.14%) RIP
17 66 (30.14%) VRRP
18 64 (29.22%) Network Security
18 64 (29.22%) IPsec
19 61 (27.85%) VoIP
20 56 (25.57%) DHCP
21 52 (23.74%) SolarWinds
22 51 (23.29%) Cisco Nexus
22 51 (23.29%) Load Balancing
23 49 (22.37%) Network Management
24 46 (21.00%) Cisco IOS

HSRP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 14 (6.39%) Lync
2 6 (2.74%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.74%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (1.83%) Apache
3 4 (1.83%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.91%) Confluence
Applications
1 28 (12.79%) MS Visio
2 20 (9.13%) MS Office
3 11 (5.02%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.57%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.83%) Office 365
3 3 (1.37%) SaaS
3 3 (1.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 177 (80.82%) BGP
2 162 (73.97%) VPN
3 155 (70.78%) MPLS
3 155 (70.78%) OSPF
4 142 (64.84%) EIGRP
5 137 (62.56%) Firewall
6 101 (46.12%) LAN
6 101 (46.12%) WAN
7 94 (42.92%) VLAN
8 92 (42.01%) Wireless
8 92 (42.01%) TCP/IP
9 70 (31.96%) Cisco ASA
10 68 (31.05%) SSL
11 66 (30.14%) RIP
11 66 (30.14%) VRRP
12 64 (29.22%) Network Security
12 64 (29.22%) IPsec
13 61 (27.85%) VoIP
14 56 (25.57%) DHCP
15 51 (23.29%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.91%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (5.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.91%) JIRA
General
1 35 (15.98%) Finance
2 20 (9.13%) Banking
3 18 (8.22%) Telecoms
4 12 (5.48%) Retail
5 11 (5.02%) Law
6 10 (4.57%) Advertising
7 6 (2.74%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.83%) French Language
9 1 (0.46%) German Language
9 1 (0.46%) Marketing
9 1 (0.46%) Legal
9 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 112 (51.14%) Network Engineer
2 44 (20.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 25 (11.42%) Security Engineer
4 23 (10.50%) Network Security Engineer
5 20 (9.13%) Senior Security Engineer
6 19 (8.68%) Network Specialist
6 19 (8.68%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 18 (8.22%) Analyst
8 15 (6.85%) Network Consultant
8 15 (6.85%) Architect
8 15 (6.85%) Consultant
8 15 (6.85%) Lead Network Engineer
9 14 (6.39%) Network Architect
10 13 (5.94%) Network Analyst
10 13 (5.94%) Network Security Consultant
10 13 (5.94%) Security Consultant
11 12 (5.48%) Network Support
12 11 (5.02%) Senior Network Analyst
12 11 (5.02%) Network Support Engineer
12 11 (5.02%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.83%) Middleware
2 1 (0.46%) DCOM
2 1 (0.46%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.11%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.28%) Clustering
4 4 (1.83%) Open Source
4 4 (1.83%) Client/Server
4 4 (1.83%) PKI
4 4 (1.83%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.37%) Statistics
5 3 (1.37%) SecurID
5 3 (1.37%) AVVID
6 2 (0.91%) Firmware
6 2 (0.91%) IVR
6 2 (0.91%) e-Health
7 1 (0.46%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 35 (15.98%) Linux
2 24 (10.96%) Windows
3 15 (6.85%) Solaris
4 12 (5.48%) UNIX
5 6 (2.74%) CentOS
6 4 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.37%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.37%) Mac OS
7 3 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.91%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (23.29%) Load Balancing
2 49 (22.37%) Network Management
3 36 (16.44%) Service Delivery
4 35 (15.98%) ITIL
4 35 (15.98%) Project Management
5 26 (11.87%) Disaster Recovery
6 25 (11.42%) Change Management
7 23 (10.50%) Network Design
8 19 (8.68%) Kalman Filter
9 17 (7.76%) PRINCE2
10 14 (6.39%) Process Improvement
10 14 (6.39%) PRINCE
11 11 (5.02%) Network Monitoring
11 11 (5.02%) Change Control
11 11 (5.02%) Capacity Management
12 10 (4.57%) Time Management
13 8 (3.65%) Business Continuity
14 7 (3.20%) Migration
15 6 (2.74%) Continuous Improvement
15 6 (2.74%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.37%) SQL
2 2 (0.91%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.46%) PHP
3 1 (0.46%) Python
Qualifications
1 152 (69.41%) Cisco Certification
2 125 (57.08%) CCNP
3 38 (17.35%) CCNA
4 34 (15.53%) Degree
5 15 (6.85%) CCIE
6 8 (3.65%) CCDP
7 7 (3.20%) CCIP
8 5 (2.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (2.28%) SAP Certification
9 4 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.37%) JNCIP
10 3 (1.37%) JNCIE
10 3 (1.37%) CCSA
10 3 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (1.37%) CISSP
11 2 (0.91%) CCDA
11 2 (0.91%) CCSE
11 2 (0.91%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (16.44%) SLA
2 11 (5.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (4.11%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.91%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (4.57%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.74%) vSphere
4 5 (2.28%) vCloud
5 4 (1.83%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.37%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.91%) Squid
8 1 (0.46%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.46%) NFS
8 1 (0.46%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.46%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 27 (12.33%) CiscoWorks
2 21 (9.59%) HP NNM
3 7 (3.20%) Nagios
3 7 (3.20%) SolarWinds Orion
4 6 (2.74%) Cacti
4 6 (2.74%) OpenView
5 4 (1.83%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (1.37%) SCOM
6 3 (1.37%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.91%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.91%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (0.91%) SmokePing
8 1 (0.46%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.46%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 213 (97.26%) Cisco
2 102 (46.58%) Juniper
3 89 (40.64%) F5
4 85 (38.81%) CheckPoint
5 52 (23.74%) SolarWinds
6 43 (19.63%) Aruba
7 38 (17.35%) HP
8 30 (13.70%) VMware
9 27 (12.33%) Riverbed
10 21 (9.59%) Avaya
11 15 (6.85%) McAfee
12 12 (5.48%) Microsoft
12 12 (5.48%) Fortinet
13 9 (4.11%) Citrix
14 6 (2.74%) Foundry
15 5 (2.28%) Blue Coat
15 5 (2.28%) SAP
15 5 (2.28%) Dell
16 4 (1.83%) ArcSight
16 4 (1.83%) WatchGuard
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Hampshire
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