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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 774 821 808
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -13
Permanent jobs citing VRRP 92 54 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.052% 0.071%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.50% 0.30% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 71 49 65
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,700 £35,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £73,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%

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
18559 17813 21817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.82% 17.08% 19.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15078 13984 18103
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 29 January 2015 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 29 January 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 +40 77 £42,500 -15.00% 9
London 0 36 £55,000 +10.00% 3
South East 0 28 £40,000 -20.00% 5
City of London +23 15 £55,000 +57.14% 3
Berkshire +2 12 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Reading +3 9 £42,500 -22.72%
Surrey -4 7 £52,500 +10.52% 3
South Wales -9 6 £36,750 +8.08% 1
Cardiff -9 6 £36,750 +8.08% 1
Wales -11 6 £36,750 +8.08% 1
Oxfordshire - 5 £38,500 -
Staines - 5 £41,000 - 2
East of England -12 4 £63,500 +58.75%
Hertfordshire -18 4 £63,500 +41.11%
Thame - 4 £39,250 -
Leeds - 4 £51,250 - 1
West Midlands - 4 £37,500 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £51,250 - 1
Yorkshire - 4 £51,250 - 1
Watford - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £33,750 -
Hampshire - 2 £32,500 - 1
Birmingham - 2 £37,500 -
Southampton - 2 £32,500 -
Woking - 2 £52,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £35,000 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Slough - 1 £37,500 -
Maidenhead - 1 £35,000 - 1
Nottingham - 1 - -

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

1 156 (93.41%) Cisco
2 145 (86.83%) HSRP
3 121 (72.46%) OSPF
4 118 (70.66%) BGP
5 112 (67.07%) Cisco Certification
6 111 (66.47%) VPN
7 109 (65.27%) LAN
8 108 (64.67%) MPLS
9 99 (59.28%) CCNP
10 95 (56.89%) Firewall
11 94 (56.29%) WAN
12 75 (44.91%) EIGRP
13 73 (43.71%) Wireless
14 69 (41.32%) Juniper
15 63 (37.72%) IPsec
16 51 (30.54%) Cisco ASA
17 49 (29.34%) Network Design
17 49 (29.34%) VLAN
18 48 (28.74%) TCP/IP
19 44 (26.35%) CheckPoint
20 42 (25.15%) DNS
21 40 (23.95%) Ethernet
21 40 (23.95%) Load Balancing
22 39 (23.35%) Multicast
23 38 (22.75%) VPLS
24 36 (21.56%) Cisco IOS
24 36 (21.56%) VoIP
24 36 (21.56%) GLBP
25 35 (20.96%) Network Management
25 35 (20.96%) Internet

VRRP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 14 (8.38%) Lync
2 9 (5.39%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.20%) Confluence
3 2 (1.20%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.20%) Apache
3 2 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (9.58%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.19%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.20%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.20%) SaaS
1 2 (1.20%) PaaS
1 2 (1.20%) IaaS
2 1 (0.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 145 (86.83%) HSRP
2 121 (72.46%) OSPF
3 118 (70.66%) BGP
4 111 (66.47%) VPN
5 109 (65.27%) LAN
6 108 (64.67%) MPLS
7 95 (56.89%) Firewall
8 94 (56.29%) WAN
9 75 (44.91%) EIGRP
10 73 (43.71%) Wireless
11 63 (37.72%) IPsec
12 51 (30.54%) Cisco ASA
13 49 (29.34%) VLAN
14 48 (28.74%) TCP/IP
15 42 (25.15%) DNS
16 40 (23.95%) Ethernet
17 39 (23.35%) Multicast
18 38 (22.75%) VPLS
19 36 (21.56%) Cisco IOS
19 36 (21.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.59%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (3.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.20%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (8.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.20%) JIRA
2 2 (1.20%) Subversion
General
1 33 (19.76%) Telecoms
2 25 (14.97%) Finance
3 9 (5.39%) Financial Institution
4 8 (4.79%) Retail
5 7 (4.19%) Marketing
6 6 (3.59%) Banking
7 5 (2.99%) Investment Banking
8 4 (2.40%) Billing
8 4 (2.40%) Advertising
9 3 (1.80%) Publishing
10 2 (1.20%) Multimedia
10 2 (1.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 116 (69.46%) Network Engineer
2 35 (20.96%) Support Engineer
3 31 (18.56%) Senior Network Engineer
4 27 (16.17%) Network Support Engineer
4 27 (16.17%) Network Support
5 12 (7.19%) NOC Engineer
6 11 (6.59%) Security Engineer
7 10 (5.99%) Technical Support
8 8 (4.79%) Cisco Engineer
9 7 (4.19%) Technical Engineer
9 7 (4.19%) Technical Support Engineer
9 7 (4.19%) Senior Security Engineer
10 6 (3.59%) Senior Network Support
10 6 (3.59%) Senior Network Support Engineer
10 6 (3.59%) Senior Support Engineer
11 5 (2.99%) Analyst
11 5 (2.99%) Network Security Engineer
11 5 (2.99%) Senior Cisco Engineer
12 4 (2.40%) Wireless Engineer
12 4 (2.40%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.20%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
1 16 (9.58%) Performance Metrics
2 10 (5.99%) AVVID
3 5 (2.99%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.40%) Mathematics
4 4 (2.40%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.80%) PKI
6 2 (1.20%) Blog
6 2 (1.20%) FMCG
6 2 (1.20%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.60%) iPad
7 1 (0.60%) Replication
7 1 (0.60%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 24 (14.37%) Windows
2 21 (12.57%) Linux
3 8 (4.79%) CentOS
4 4 (2.40%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.40%) Mac OS
4 4 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.40%) Debian
4 4 (2.40%) Windows 8
5 3 (1.80%) Solaris
5 3 (1.80%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.20%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (1.20%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.20%) OpenBSD
6 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.20%) UNIX
6 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.60%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.60%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (29.34%) Network Design
2 40 (23.95%) Load Balancing
3 35 (20.96%) Network Management
4 33 (19.76%) ITIL
5 27 (16.17%) Project Management
6 21 (12.57%) Incident Management
7 19 (11.38%) Capacity Planning
8 18 (10.78%) Change Management
9 16 (9.58%) Penetration Testing
10 14 (8.38%) Capacity Management
11 12 (7.19%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (7.19%) Line Management
11 12 (7.19%) Performance Monitoring
12 9 (5.39%) Information Security
12 9 (5.39%) Performance Testing
13 7 (4.19%) High Availability
13 7 (4.19%) Product Marketing
13 7 (4.19%) Time Management
14 6 (3.59%) Project Planning
14 6 (3.59%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.59%) Python
2 3 (1.80%) SQL
3 2 (1.20%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.20%) Perl
3 2 (1.20%) PHP
Qualifications
1 112 (67.07%) Cisco Certification
2 99 (59.28%) CCNP
3 33 (19.76%) CCNA
4 23 (13.77%) Security Cleared
5 21 (12.57%) SC Cleared
6 16 (9.58%) CCIE
6 16 (9.58%) CCDA
7 14 (8.38%) JNCIS
8 11 (6.59%) CCDP
9 10 (5.99%) CCSA
10 9 (5.39%) Degree
10 9 (5.39%) DV Cleared
11 8 (4.79%) MCSE
11 8 (4.79%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (3.59%) JNCIP
13 5 (2.99%) CISSP
13 5 (2.99%) CCSE
13 5 (2.99%) JNCIE
14 4 (2.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (2.40%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.38%) SLA
2 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (6.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.19%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.59%) vSphere
4 5 (2.99%) Terminal Services
5 4 (2.40%) vCloud
6 2 (1.20%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.20%) Firmware
7 1 (0.60%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.60%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 23 (13.77%) CiscoWorks
2 15 (8.98%) SCOM
3 14 (8.38%) Cisco CUCM
4 10 (5.99%) OPNET
5 5 (2.99%) Cacti
6 4 (2.40%) Ansible
7 3 (1.80%) Nagios
8 2 (1.20%) SCCM
8 2 (1.20%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (1.20%) Nessus
9 1 (0.60%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.60%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 156 (93.41%) Cisco
2 69 (41.32%) Juniper
3 44 (26.35%) CheckPoint
4 29 (17.37%) F5
5 28 (16.77%) Microsoft
6 27 (16.17%) SolarWinds
7 15 (8.98%) Aruba
7 15 (8.98%) VMware
8 13 (7.78%) Riverbed
9 11 (6.59%) IronPort
10 8 (4.79%) HP
10 8 (4.79%) Avaya
11 6 (3.59%) Dell
12 5 (2.99%) Barracuda Networks
12 5 (2.99%) Foundry
12 5 (2.99%) Fortinet
13 4 (2.40%) SonicWALL
13 4 (2.40%) WatchGuard
13 4 (2.40%) Splunk
14 3 (1.80%) Crossbeam
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