The table below looks at the statistics for RSVP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RSVP over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Resource Reservation Protocol (RSVP)
Rank 867 846 841
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -5
Permanent jobs citing RSVP 8 32 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.030% 0.027%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.042% 0.18% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5 26 27
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £34,000 £36,200
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £56,250 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -14.44%

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
19137 18089 21512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.99% 16.95% 20.11%
Number of salaries quoted 15313 14187 17546
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 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

RSVP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RSVP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

RSVP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

RSVP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RSVP within the UK.

RSVP Salary Trend in the UK

RSVP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RSVP over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 within the UK.

RSVP Salary Histogram in the UK

RSVP
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RSVP within the UK over the 3 months to 4 March 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 -21 8 £38,500 -3.75%
South East -35 6 £38,500 -
Basingstoke -3 3 £38,500 +4.05%
Hampshire -29 3 £38,500 +0.91%
London +23 2 - -
Reading -4 2 £37,000 -22.10%
Berkshire -11 2 £37,000 -22.10%
Maidstone - 1 £60,000 -
Kent - 1 £60,000 -
Greenwich - 1 - -

RSVP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing RSVP 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 RSVP.

1 30 (96.77%) BGP
2 29 (93.55%) MPLS
3 27 (87.10%) Cisco
4 26 (83.87%) OSPF
5 22 (70.97%) CCNP
5 22 (70.97%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (70.97%) Juniper
6 21 (67.74%) VPN
6 21 (67.74%) Telecoms
7 20 (64.52%) Ethernet
8 18 (58.06%) CCIE
9 16 (51.61%) WAN
10 15 (48.39%) SNMP
10 15 (48.39%) Retail
10 15 (48.39%) Firewall
10 15 (48.39%) SC Cleared
10 15 (48.39%) Security Cleared
10 15 (48.39%) IPsec
11 14 (45.16%) Network Security
11 14 (45.16%) Wireless
11 14 (45.16%) LAN
11 14 (45.16%) CheckPoint
11 14 (45.16%) OpenView
11 14 (45.16%) HP
12 13 (41.94%) Finance
12 13 (41.94%) Wi-Fi
12 13 (41.94%) DSL
12 13 (41.94%) Fujitsu
12 13 (41.94%) Structured Cabling
13 12 (38.71%) IP Telephony

RSVP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing RSVP 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 RSVP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (96.77%) BGP
2 29 (93.55%) MPLS
3 26 (83.87%) OSPF
4 21 (67.74%) VPN
5 20 (64.52%) Ethernet
6 16 (51.61%) WAN
7 15 (48.39%) SNMP
7 15 (48.39%) Firewall
7 15 (48.39%) IPsec
8 14 (45.16%) Network Security
8 14 (45.16%) Wireless
8 14 (45.16%) LAN
9 13 (41.94%) Wi-Fi
9 13 (41.94%) DSL
9 13 (41.94%) Structured Cabling
10 12 (38.71%) IP Telephony
11 11 (35.48%) IPv6
11 11 (35.48%) Wireless Security
12 7 (22.58%) SDH
12 7 (22.58%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Big Data
1 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
General
1 21 (67.74%) Telecoms
2 15 (48.39%) Retail
3 13 (41.94%) Finance
4 4 (12.90%) Marketing
5 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (67.74%) Network Engineer
2 15 (48.39%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Implementation Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) IP Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Network Design Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Network Design Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Design Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Design Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Provisioning Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Solutions Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Professional Services Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Sales Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Network Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Firewall Support
5 1 (3.23%) Network Support
5 1 (3.23%) Pre Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) XML
1 1 (3.23%) CORBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.23%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Change Management
2 3 (9.68%) Network Design
3 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.45%) Line Management
3 2 (6.45%) Product Management
3 2 (6.45%) Network Architecture
3 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.45%) Business Development
4 1 (3.23%) Network Management
4 1 (3.23%) Mobile Marketing
4 1 (3.23%) Low Latency
4 1 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.23%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (3.23%) CRM
4 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.23%) Logistics
4 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) Perl
1 2 (6.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (70.97%) CCNP
1 22 (70.97%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (58.06%) CCIE
3 15 (48.39%) SC Cleared
3 15 (48.39%) Security Cleared
4 11 (35.48%) CCSE
5 4 (12.90%) CCNA
6 3 (9.68%) HP APS
6 3 (9.68%) CCIP
7 2 (6.45%) Degree
8 1 (3.23%) HNC
8 1 (3.23%) JNCIA
8 1 (3.23%) JNCIP
8 1 (3.23%) JNCIE
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (45.16%) OpenView
2 11 (35.48%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (9.68%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 27 (87.10%) Cisco
2 22 (70.97%) Juniper
3 14 (45.16%) CheckPoint
3 14 (45.16%) HP
4 13 (41.94%) Fujitsu
5 3 (9.68%) 3Com
5 3 (9.68%) Nokia
5 3 (9.68%) Remedy
6 1 (3.23%) IBM
6 1 (3.23%) EMC