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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 834 811 772
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -39
Permanent jobs citing VRRP 57 78 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.073% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 0.42% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 50 67 104
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,200 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,400 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £46,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +8.82%

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
20259 18439 22340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.00% 17.18% 19.19%
Number of salaries quoted 16033 14973 18252
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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

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 1 October 2014 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 1 October 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 -48 48 £45,500 -9.00% 7
London -4 23 £46,000 -3.15% 5
South East -7 15 £47,500 -13.63% 2
City of London +9 10 £43,750 +2.94% 4
Surrey -3 6 £43,250 -6.48%
South Wales +13 5 £35,000 -6.04%
Wales +8 5 £35,000 -6.04%
East of England -10 5 £28,500 -23.48%
Caerphilly +10 4 £36,250 -9.37%
West Midlands -15 4 £35,000 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £19,000 -
Birmingham - 4 £35,000 -
Staines - 4 £42,500 -
Berkshire 0 3 £42,500 -29.16% 2
Reading -2 3 £42,500 -29.16% 2
Kent 0 2 £60,000 +33.33%
Hampshire -10 2 £52,500 +90.90%
Hertford - 2 £18,250 -
Uxbridge - 2 £80,000 -
Crawley - 2 £47,500 -
Guildford - 2 £47,500 -
West Sussex - 2 £47,500 -
Bedford -20 1 £38,000 -10.05%
Bedfordshire -21 1 £38,000 +2.01%
Yorkshire -47 1 £27,000 -48.57%
South Yorkshire - 1 £27,000 -
Watford - 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £40,000 -
Rotherham - 1 £27,000 -
Sandwich - 1 £60,000 -

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 88 (94.62%) Cisco
2 78 (83.87%) HSRP
3 64 (68.82%) Cisco Certification
4 62 (66.67%) OSPF
5 61 (65.59%) BGP
5 61 (65.59%) VPN
6 60 (64.52%) LAN
7 55 (59.14%) Firewall
8 52 (55.91%) CCNP
9 51 (54.84%) WAN
9 51 (54.84%) EIGRP
10 45 (48.39%) MPLS
11 37 (39.78%) IPsec
12 36 (38.71%) Wireless
13 33 (35.48%) Cisco ASA
14 30 (32.26%) Load Balancing
15 28 (30.11%) VLAN
15 28 (30.11%) Juniper
15 28 (30.11%) CheckPoint
16 27 (29.03%) Linux
16 27 (29.03%) Network Security
17 25 (26.88%) DNS
17 25 (26.88%) F5
18 24 (25.81%) VMware
19 23 (24.73%) VoIP
20 22 (23.66%) CCNA
20 22 (23.66%) Internet
21 21 (22.58%) Project Management
21 21 (22.58%) TCP/IP
21 21 (22.58%) SSL

VRRP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 11 (11.83%) Lync
2 5 (5.38%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.30%) Confluence
3 4 (4.30%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.15%) nginx
4 2 (2.15%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (2.15%) IIS
4 2 (2.15%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.38%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.30%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.30%) Office 365
2 3 (3.23%) SaaS
2 3 (3.23%) PaaS
3 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 78 (83.87%) HSRP
2 62 (66.67%) OSPF
3 61 (65.59%) BGP
3 61 (65.59%) VPN
4 60 (64.52%) LAN
5 55 (59.14%) Firewall
6 51 (54.84%) WAN
6 51 (54.84%) EIGRP
7 45 (48.39%) MPLS
8 37 (39.78%) IPsec
9 36 (38.71%) Wireless
10 33 (35.48%) Cisco ASA
11 28 (30.11%) VLAN
12 27 (29.03%) Network Security
13 25 (26.88%) DNS
14 23 (24.73%) VoIP
15 22 (23.66%) Internet
16 21 (22.58%) TCP/IP
16 21 (22.58%) SSL
17 15 (16.13%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.15%) MySQL
3 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (11.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (4.30%) JIRA
General
1 11 (11.83%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.45%) Finance
3 4 (4.30%) Retail
4 3 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.23%) Banking
4 3 (3.23%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.15%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 57 (61.29%) Network Engineer
2 19 (20.43%) Senior Network Engineer
3 13 (13.98%) Support Engineer
4 12 (12.90%) Network Support
4 12 (12.90%) Network Support Engineer
5 7 (7.53%) Security Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Senior Security Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (5.38%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.38%) Analyst
7 5 (5.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (4.30%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) Network Manager
9 3 (3.23%) Senior Manager
9 3 (3.23%) Project Engineer
9 3 (3.23%) Cisco Engineer
9 3 (3.23%) Senior Network Manager
10 2 (2.15%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.15%) Memcached
2 1 (1.08%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.53%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.45%) Client/Server
4 5 (5.38%) PKI
4 5 (5.38%) Open Source
5 4 (4.30%) Mathematics
6 3 (3.23%) AVVID
7 2 (2.15%) Replication
7 2 (2.15%) Clustering
7 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.08%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.08%) SecurID
8 1 (1.08%) Social Media
8 1 (1.08%) iPad
8 1 (1.08%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 27 (29.03%) Linux
2 18 (19.35%) Windows
3 9 (9.68%) CentOS
4 6 (6.45%) Solaris
5 5 (5.38%) UNIX
5 5 (5.38%) Debian
5 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.30%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.23%) OpenBSD
8 2 (2.15%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.15%) SELinux
8 2 (2.15%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.15%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.15%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.15%) FreeBSD
9 1 (1.08%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.08%) Android
9 1 (1.08%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.26%) Load Balancing
2 21 (22.58%) Project Management
2 21 (22.58%) ITIL
3 19 (20.43%) Network Design
4 13 (13.98%) Capacity Management
5 12 (12.90%) Change Control
6 11 (11.83%) Change Management
7 8 (8.60%) Time Management
7 8 (8.60%) Incident Management
7 8 (8.60%) Migration
8 7 (7.53%) Service Management
8 7 (7.53%) Network Management
9 6 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (5.38%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (4.30%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (4.30%) Performance Testing
11 4 (4.30%) Business Continuity
11 4 (4.30%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.23%) PHP
2 2 (2.15%) Shell Script
2 2 (2.15%) Java
3 1 (1.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 64 (68.82%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (55.91%) CCNP
3 22 (23.66%) CCNA
4 16 (17.20%) Degree
5 5 (5.38%) SAP Certification
6 4 (4.30%) Security Cleared
6 4 (4.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (4.30%) CCSA
6 4 (4.30%) CCDP
7 3 (3.23%) CCDA
7 3 (3.23%) CCIE
8 2 (2.15%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.15%) JNCIS
8 2 (2.15%) CCSE
8 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.15%) MCP
8 2 (2.15%) MCSE
8 2 (2.15%) MCSA
8 2 (2.15%) CCSP
8 2 (2.15%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.20%) SLA
2 8 (8.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (5.38%) ISO 9001
4 3 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (17.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.45%) vSphere
2 6 (6.45%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.38%) ISA Server
3 5 (5.38%) Squid
3 5 (5.38%) vCloud
4 4 (4.30%) Terminal Services
5 3 (3.23%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.15%) KVM
6 2 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.15%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (2.15%) UAG
6 2 (2.15%) Firmware
7 1 (1.08%) NFS
7 1 (1.08%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.08%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 18 (19.35%) CiscoWorks
2 10 (10.75%) Nagios
3 8 (8.60%) Cacti
4 5 (5.38%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (3.23%) OpenView
5 3 (3.23%) SCOM
5 3 (3.23%) ZABBIX
5 3 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (2.15%) HAProxy
6 2 (2.15%) SmokePing
7 1 (1.08%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.08%) Zenoss
7 1 (1.08%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 88 (94.62%) Cisco
2 28 (30.11%) Juniper
2 28 (30.11%) CheckPoint
3 25 (26.88%) F5
4 24 (25.81%) VMware
5 15 (16.13%) Aruba
5 15 (16.13%) Microsoft
6 14 (15.05%) HP
7 12 (12.90%) Avaya
8 11 (11.83%) SolarWinds
9 7 (7.53%) Fortinet
10 6 (6.45%) Riverbed
11 5 (5.38%) SAP
11 5 (5.38%) Blue Coat
12 4 (4.30%) Rackspace
12 4 (4.30%) ArcSight
12 4 (4.30%) Atlassian
12 4 (4.30%) Red Hat
12 4 (4.30%) McAfee
12 4 (4.30%) Dell
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + bonus benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum dependant on experience
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Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
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