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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Resource Reservation Protocol (RSVP)
Rank 889 911 843
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -68
Permanent jobs citing RSVP 14 29 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.024% 0.034%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.069% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 37
Average salary £42,150 £38,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.48% +6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £34,000 £34,900
10% offered a salary of more than £47,560 £56,250 £53,800
UK excluding London average salary £41,800 £37,750 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+10.72% +4.86%

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
20204 20462 22582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.23% 16.94% 19.99%
Number of salaries quoted 16033 16204 18194
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Top 9 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 17 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 +18 13 £42,500 +10.38%
South East -6 7 £42,150 +11.65%
London +8 6 £47,700 -23.68%
Berkshire +6 4 £42,500 -15.00%
Reading -4 4 £42,500 -15.00%
Basingstoke +11 3 £38,500 +4.05%
Hampshire -6 3 £38,500 +4.05%
Scotland - 1 £40,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 1 £40,000 -

RSVP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 25 (83.33%) BGP
2 24 (80.00%) OSPF
3 23 (76.67%) MPLS
4 22 (73.33%) Cisco
5 18 (60.00%) Ethernet
5 18 (60.00%) Telecoms
6 17 (56.67%) Juniper
6 17 (56.67%) CCNP
6 17 (56.67%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (40.00%) VPN
7 12 (40.00%) IPv6
7 12 (40.00%) SDH
8 11 (36.67%) SNMP
8 11 (36.67%) TCP/IP
8 11 (36.67%) Firewall
8 11 (36.67%) IPsec
8 11 (36.67%) VPLS
9 10 (33.33%) SONET
9 10 (33.33%) CCIE
10 9 (30.00%) DWDM
10 9 (30.00%) VLAN
11 8 (26.67%) Marketing
11 8 (26.67%) Wireless
11 8 (26.67%) HP
11 8 (26.67%) LAN
12 7 (23.33%) IP Telephony
12 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
12 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
12 7 (23.33%) HSRP
12 7 (23.33%) Spanning Tree

RSVP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (83.33%) BGP
2 24 (80.00%) OSPF
3 23 (76.67%) MPLS
4 18 (60.00%) Ethernet
5 12 (40.00%) SDH
5 12 (40.00%) VPN
5 12 (40.00%) IPv6
6 11 (36.67%) SNMP
6 11 (36.67%) TCP/IP
6 11 (36.67%) Firewall
6 11 (36.67%) IPsec
6 11 (36.67%) VPLS
7 10 (33.33%) SONET
8 9 (30.00%) DWDM
8 9 (30.00%) VLAN
9 8 (26.67%) Wireless
9 8 (26.67%) LAN
10 7 (23.33%) IP Telephony
10 7 (23.33%) HSRP
10 7 (23.33%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
1 1 (3.33%) Big Data
General
1 18 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (26.67%) Marketing
3 5 (16.67%) Retail
3 5 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Professional Services Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Provisioning Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Implementation Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) IP Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Network Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Network Support
6 1 (3.33%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Sales Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Solutions Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Firewall Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) XML
1 5 (16.67%) CORBA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Tandem
1 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Business Development
2 5 (16.67%) Change Management
2 5 (16.67%) Logistics
2 5 (16.67%) Network Management
2 5 (16.67%) Procure-to-pay
3 4 (13.33%) Network Architecture
4 3 (10.00%) Line Management
4 3 (10.00%) CRM
5 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.67%) Product Management
5 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.33%) Mobile Marketing
6 1 (3.33%) Low Latency
6 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.33%) Network Design
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL
6 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 17 (56.67%) CCNP
1 17 (56.67%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (33.33%) CCIE
3 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
3 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
4 6 (20.00%) CCSE
5 5 (16.67%) CCIP
5 5 (16.67%) CCNA
6 2 (6.67%) Degree
7 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (3.33%) HNC
7 1 (3.33%) JNCIA
7 1 (3.33%) JNCIP
7 1 (3.33%) JNCIE
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) OpenView
1 6 (20.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 22 (73.33%) Cisco
2 17 (56.67%) Juniper
3 8 (26.67%) HP
4 6 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 5 (16.67%) Fujitsu
6 2 (6.67%) WatchGuard
6 2 (6.67%) F5
7 1 (3.33%) EMC
7 1 (3.33%) IBM