The table below looks at the statistics for VRRP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VRRP over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 849 829 883
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +54
Permanent jobs citing VRRP 86 108 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.10% 0.051%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.50% 0.56% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 84 87 51
Average salary £49,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.29% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £61,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+23.75% -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
17278 19320 18195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.06% 18.15% 17.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14368 15676 14260
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VRRP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

VRRP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VRRP
Salary Trend

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

VRRP Salary Trend in the UK

VRRP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VRRP over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 within the UK.

VRRP Salary Histogram in the UK

VRRP
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VRRP within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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 +6 79 £50,000 +11.11% 10
South East +10 25 £37,000 -7.50% 3
East of England +17 21 £50,000 -21.25% 2
Yorkshire +20 16 £50,000 -13.04%
Leeds +15 16 £50,000 -13.04%
West Yorkshire +7 16 £50,000 -13.04%
Berkshire -3 16 £50,000 +17.64% 2
London -25 16 £45,000 -18.18% 4
Bedfordshire - 10 £52,000 - 2
City of London +38 8 £45,000 -18.18%
Hertfordshire +9 8 £47,500 -25.19%
Birmingham +3 8 £50,000 +33.33%
West Midlands -10 8 £50,000 +33.33%
Newbury - 8 £50,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 8 £47,500 -
South West - 6 £37,000 - 1
Reading +4 5 £37,000 -12.94% 1
Buckinghamshire -1 5 £31,500 -6.66%
Gloucestershire - 5 £37,500 - 1
Aylesbury - 5 £31,500 -
South Wales +5 4 £40,000 +8.84%
Surrey +4 4 £35,000 -14.63%
Wales +3 4 £40,000 +8.84%
Chertsey +3 4 £35,000 -12.50%
Dunstable - 4 £49,000 - 1
Hampshire +22 3 £37,000 +5.71% 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 £50,000 -
Basingstoke - 3 £37,000 -
Bracknell - 3 £47,500 - 1
Cambridge - 3 £50,000 -

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing VRRP 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 VRRP.

1 134 (87.01%) Cisco
2 122 (79.22%) OSPF
3 113 (73.38%) BGP
3 113 (73.38%) HSRP
4 95 (61.69%) MPLS
5 92 (59.74%) Cisco Certification
6 89 (57.79%) Firewall
7 86 (55.84%) VPN
8 85 (55.19%) Juniper
9 75 (48.70%) CCNP
10 65 (42.21%) TCP/IP
11 63 (40.91%) Cisco ASA
12 59 (38.31%) F5
13 51 (33.12%) EIGRP
14 50 (32.47%) CCNA
15 45 (29.22%) LAN
15 45 (29.22%) VoIP
15 45 (29.22%) VLAN
15 45 (29.22%) Network Design
16 44 (28.57%) SSL
16 44 (28.57%) High Availability
17 42 (27.27%) Linux
18 41 (26.62%) IPsec
19 40 (25.97%) Wireless
19 40 (25.97%) RIP
20 38 (24.68%) SLA
21 36 (23.38%) Telecoms
22 35 (22.73%) Data Centre
23 33 (21.43%) ITIL
24 32 (20.78%) WAN

VRRP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing VRRP 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 VRRP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (3.90%) IIS
2 4 (2.60%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.30%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.30%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (1.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (11.69%) MS Office
2 17 (11.04%) MS Visio
3 16 (10.39%) MS Excel
4 6 (3.90%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 122 (79.22%) OSPF
2 113 (73.38%) BGP
2 113 (73.38%) HSRP
3 95 (61.69%) MPLS
4 89 (57.79%) Firewall
5 86 (55.84%) VPN
6 65 (42.21%) TCP/IP
7 63 (40.91%) Cisco ASA
8 51 (33.12%) EIGRP
9 45 (29.22%) LAN
9 45 (29.22%) VLAN
9 45 (29.22%) VoIP
10 44 (28.57%) SSL
11 41 (26.62%) IPsec
12 40 (25.97%) RIP
12 40 (25.97%) Wireless
13 32 (20.78%) DNS
13 32 (20.78%) Ethernet
13 32 (20.78%) WAN
14 24 (15.58%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.60%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.30%) Subversion
General
1 36 (23.38%) Telecoms
2 20 (12.99%) Finance
3 8 (5.19%) Back Office
3 8 (5.19%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.25%) Banking
4 5 (3.25%) Games
4 5 (3.25%) Retail
5 2 (1.30%) Electronics
5 2 (1.30%) Law
5 2 (1.30%) Legal
6 1 (0.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 77 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 29 (18.83%) Network Support
3 26 (16.88%) Cisco Engineer
4 22 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 20 (12.99%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 19 (12.34%) Senior Network Engineer
7 18 (11.69%) Implementation Engineer
8 17 (11.04%) Network Specialist
9 15 (9.74%) Network Support Engineer
10 10 (6.49%) Network Implementation Engineer
10 10 (6.49%) Network Operations Engineer
10 10 (6.49%) NOC Engineer
10 10 (6.49%) Senior IT Support
11 9 (5.84%) Analyst
11 9 (5.84%) Cisco Support
11 9 (5.84%) Network Analyst
11 9 (5.84%) Senior Network Support
12 8 (5.19%) Design Engineer
12 8 (5.19%) IP Network Engineer
12 8 (5.19%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.09%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.60%) CSS
3 2 (1.30%) COM
4 1 (0.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (22.73%) Data Centre
2 20 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.49%) Computer Science
3 10 (6.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (4.55%) Over-the-Top Content
4 7 (4.55%) PKI
5 6 (3.90%) Driving Licence
6 5 (3.25%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (2.60%) NHS
8 3 (1.95%) IPTV
9 2 (1.30%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 42 (27.27%) Linux
2 20 (12.99%) Windows
3 15 (9.74%) Unix
4 8 (5.19%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.30%) CentOS
5 2 (1.30%) Debian
5 2 (1.30%) OpenBSD
5 2 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (29.22%) Network Design
2 44 (28.57%) High Availability
3 33 (21.43%) ITIL
4 31 (20.13%) Network Management
5 27 (17.53%) Project Management
6 22 (14.29%) Load Balancing
7 21 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
8 18 (11.69%) Change Management
9 14 (9.09%) Service Delivery
10 11 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
11 10 (6.49%) DDoS Mitigation
12 8 (5.19%) Incident Management
12 8 (5.19%) Mentoring
12 8 (5.19%) Network Architecture
12 8 (5.19%) Validation
13 7 (4.55%) Data Protection
13 7 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
13 7 (4.55%) Presales
14 6 (3.90%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (3.90%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.49%) Perl
2 8 (5.19%) PHP
2 8 (5.19%) Python
3 6 (3.90%) Bash Shell
3 6 (3.90%) C#
4 5 (3.25%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.65%) Ruby
5 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 92 (59.74%) Cisco Certification
2 75 (48.70%) CCNP
3 50 (32.47%) CCNA
4 15 (9.74%) CCIE
5 14 (9.09%) Degree
6 11 (7.14%) JNCIA
7 10 (6.49%) JNCIP
8 8 (5.19%) CCSA
8 8 (5.19%) SC Cleared
8 8 (5.19%) Security Cleared
9 6 (3.90%) JNCIE
10 5 (3.25%) CCNP Voice
11 4 (2.60%) CCDP
12 3 (1.95%) CCDA
12 3 (1.95%) CCIP
12 3 (1.95%) CCSE
12 3 (1.95%) CCSP
12 3 (1.95%) JNCIS
13 2 (1.30%) MCSE
13 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (24.68%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.90%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (2.60%) ISA Server
4 3 (1.95%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.30%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (1.30%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.65%) NFS
6 1 (0.65%) vCloud
6 1 (0.65%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.65%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (15.58%) HP NNM
2 12 (7.79%) Cacti
3 8 (5.19%) Cisco CUCM
4 7 (4.55%) FortiGate
4 7 (4.55%) SolarWinds Orion
5 5 (3.25%) Cisco IPCC
5 5 (3.25%) Cisco UCCE
5 5 (3.25%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (1.30%) Nagios
6 2 (1.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.65%) Ansible
7 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.65%) Puppet
7 1 (0.65%) SmoothWall
7 1 (0.65%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.65%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 134 (87.01%) Cisco
2 85 (55.19%) Juniper
3 59 (38.31%) F5
4 30 (19.48%) CheckPoint
5 25 (16.23%) HP
6 23 (14.94%) SolarWinds
7 22 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 21 (13.64%) VMware
9 16 (10.39%) Brocade
10 13 (8.44%) Blue Coat
11 9 (5.84%) Radware
12 8 (5.19%) Ericsson
12 8 (5.19%) Redback
13 7 (4.55%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 7 (4.55%) Citrix
14 6 (3.90%) BT
14 6 (3.90%) Palo Alto
15 5 (3.25%) Crossbeam
16 4 (2.60%) Fortinet
16 4 (2.60%) TippingPoint
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