The table below looks at the statistics for VRRP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VRRP over the 3 months to 23 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 847 858 960
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +102
Permanent jobs citing VRRP 73 106 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.098% 0.030%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.44% 0.58% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 66 99 27
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £57,600
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £47,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-1.05% +25.00%

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
16548 18207 20903
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.84% 16.80% 18.10%
Number of salaries quoted 13690 15079 16538
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,708 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

VRRP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing VRRP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 August 2016 within the UK.

VRRP Salary Histogram in the UK

VRRP
Top 26 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VRRP within the UK over the 3 months to 23 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +11 73 £47,500 -5.00% 12
London +40 39 £52,500 -7.89% 5
South East +20 19 £45,000 -3.22%
City of London +59 12 £45,000 -37.93%
North West +18 11 £60,000 +41.17% 4
Manchester - 11 £60,000 - 3
Surrey +28 10 £40,000 -16.66%
Rochdale - 8 £60,000 -
Berkshire -5 5 £49,500 +15.11%
Bedfordshire +18 4 £51,250 -2.38% 2
East of England +9 4 £51,250 +6.77% 2
Bracknell -8 4 £48,500 +38.57%
Basingstoke - 3 £42,500 -
Woking - 3 £52,500 -
Hampshire - 3 £42,500 -
Chertsey +10 2 £32,500 -7.14%
Wimbledon - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire +22 1 £35,000 -33.33%
Staffordshire - 1 £32,500 - 1
Croydon - 1 £47,500 -
Aylesbury - 1 £35,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £32,500 - 1
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 £45,000 -
Twickenham - 1 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £32,500 - 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £53,500 -

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 August 2016, IT jobs citing VRRP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for VRRP.

1 154 (86.52%) OSPF
2 145 (81.46%) BGP
3 137 (76.97%) HSRP
4 130 (73.03%) Cisco
5 125 (70.22%) MPLS
6 107 (60.11%) VPN
7 92 (51.69%) Firewall
8 73 (41.01%) LAN
9 70 (39.33%) Cisco Certification
10 68 (38.20%) DNS
10 68 (38.20%) WAN
11 62 (34.83%) TCP/IP
12 60 (33.71%) Juniper
12 60 (33.71%) EIGRP
13 59 (33.15%) CCNP
13 59 (33.15%) VoIP
14 53 (29.78%) Windows
15 52 (29.21%) Telecoms
16 49 (27.53%) F5
17 45 (25.28%) Data Centre
18 44 (24.72%) Wireless
19 42 (23.60%) VLAN
19 42 (23.60%) CheckPoint
20 39 (21.91%) Microsoft
20 39 (21.91%) Load Balancing
20 39 (21.91%) Network Design
21 37 (20.79%) Linux
22 36 (20.22%) CCNA
22 36 (20.22%) Internet
22 36 (20.22%) Windows Server

VRRP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (11.24%) IIS
2 10 (5.62%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (9.55%) MS Excel
1 17 (9.55%) MS Visio
2 9 (5.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 154 (86.52%) OSPF
2 145 (81.46%) BGP
3 137 (76.97%) HSRP
4 125 (70.22%) MPLS
5 107 (60.11%) VPN
6 92 (51.69%) Firewall
7 73 (41.01%) LAN
8 68 (38.20%) DNS
8 68 (38.20%) WAN
9 62 (34.83%) TCP/IP
10 60 (33.71%) EIGRP
11 59 (33.15%) VoIP
12 44 (24.72%) Wireless
13 42 (23.60%) VLAN
14 36 (20.22%) Internet
15 35 (19.66%) Spanning Tree
16 33 (18.54%) HTTP
17 32 (17.98%) Cisco ASA
17 32 (17.98%) RIP
17 32 (17.98%) RTCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (4.49%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.56%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 52 (29.21%) Telecoms
2 15 (8.43%) Finance
3 14 (7.87%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.25%) Publishing
5 3 (1.69%) Banking
6 2 (1.12%) Electronics
6 2 (1.12%) Marketing
7 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 92 (51.69%) Network Engineer
2 37 (20.79%) Network Support
2 37 (20.79%) Support Engineer
3 29 (16.29%) Network Support Engineer
4 26 (14.61%) Cisco Engineer
5 21 (11.80%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 17 (9.55%) Consultant
6 17 (9.55%) Senior Network Engineer
7 14 (7.87%) Network Consultant
8 13 (7.30%) Design Engineer
8 13 (7.30%) Presales Consultant
9 12 (6.74%) Cloud Consultant
9 12 (6.74%) Solutions Consultant
9 12 (6.74%) Switch Engineer
9 12 (6.74%) Voice Consultant
9 12 (6.74%) WAN Engineer
10 11 (6.18%) Operations Engineer
11 10 (5.62%) Analyst
11 10 (5.62%) Network Analyst
12 9 (5.06%) Ericsson Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (16.85%) 802.1X
2 9 (5.06%) XMPP
3 5 (2.81%) CSS
4 2 (1.12%) Web Services
5 1 (0.56%) HTML
5 1 (0.56%) HTML5
5 1 (0.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (25.28%) Data Centre
2 25 (14.04%) Over-the-Top Content
3 24 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (10.67%) IPTV
5 12 (6.74%) Computer Science
5 12 (6.74%) Virtual Team
6 9 (5.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 7 (3.93%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (3.37%) Streaming Video
9 5 (2.81%) PKI
10 2 (1.12%) Clustering
10 2 (1.12%) Fintech
10 2 (1.12%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.12%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (1.12%) Replication
11 1 (0.56%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 53 (29.78%) Windows
2 37 (20.79%) Linux
3 36 (20.22%) Windows Server
4 22 (12.36%) Unix
5 4 (2.25%) CatOS
6 2 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (21.91%) Load Balancing
1 39 (21.91%) Network Design
2 29 (16.29%) ITIL
3 20 (11.24%) High Availability
3 20 (11.24%) Network Management
3 20 (11.24%) Presales
4 19 (10.67%) HOOD
5 17 (9.55%) Network Monitoring
6 15 (8.43%) Network Planning
7 14 (7.87%) Change Management
8 13 (7.30%) Capacity Planning
8 13 (7.30%) Service Delivery
9 12 (6.74%) Root Cause Analysis
9 12 (6.74%) SIEM
9 12 (6.74%) Virtual Team Management
10 11 (6.18%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (6.18%) Kalman Filter
10 11 (6.18%) Project Management
10 11 (6.18%) Web Filtering
11 10 (5.62%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 30 (16.85%) Perl
2 28 (15.73%) Python
3 23 (12.92%) Bash Shell
4 11 (6.18%) Shell Script
5 8 (4.49%) PHP
5 8 (4.49%) SQL
6 1 (0.56%) Java
6 1 (0.56%) Korn
6 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 70 (39.33%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (33.15%) CCNP
3 36 (20.22%) CCNA
4 15 (8.43%) CCSA
5 11 (6.18%) Degree
6 6 (3.37%) JNCIP
7 5 (2.81%) CCIE
7 5 (2.81%) CCNP Voice
7 5 (2.81%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.81%) Security Cleared
8 4 (2.25%) MCSA
8 4 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.69%) CCSE
9 3 (1.69%) CCSP
9 3 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.12%) CCDA
10 2 (1.12%) CCDP
10 2 (1.12%) JNCIE
11 1 (0.56%) MCP
11 1 (0.56%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.24%) SLA
2 8 (4.49%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 13 (7.30%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.69%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.56%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.56%) NFS
4 1 (0.56%) Snort
4 1 (0.56%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 20 (11.24%) Cacti
1 20 (11.24%) Nagios
2 14 (7.87%) Cisco UCCX
3 13 (7.30%) Cisco CUCM
4 9 (5.06%) OpenNMS
4 9 (5.06%) SmokePing
5 8 (4.49%) Puppet
5 8 (4.49%) RANCID
5 8 (4.49%) SCCM
5 8 (4.49%) SCOM
6 7 (3.93%) HP NNM
7 5 (2.81%) Cisco IPCC
7 5 (2.81%) Cisco UCCE
8 4 (2.25%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (1.12%) Graphite
9 2 (1.12%) Opsview
10 1 (0.56%) Ansible
10 1 (0.56%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.56%) SmoothWall
10 1 (0.56%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 130 (73.03%) Cisco
2 60 (33.71%) Juniper
3 49 (27.53%) F5
4 42 (23.60%) CheckPoint
5 39 (21.91%) Microsoft
6 22 (12.36%) Brocade
7 20 (11.24%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 19 (10.67%) Akamai
8 19 (10.67%) SevOne
9 17 (9.55%) Ericsson
10 15 (8.43%) Meraki
10 15 (8.43%) SolarWinds
11 13 (7.30%) VMware
12 12 (6.74%) BroadSoft
13 11 (6.18%) Blue Coat
13 11 (6.18%) Riverbed
14 9 (5.06%) Aruba
14 9 (5.06%) HP
14 9 (5.06%) Huawei
14 9 (5.06%) Redback
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