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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 743 813 814
Rank change year-on-year
+70 +1
Permanent jobs citing VRRP 115 54 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.052% 0.052%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.62% 0.31% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 96 51 47
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £75,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.09%

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
18604 17608 21088
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.98% 16.88% 20.10%
Number of salaries quoted 14872 13845 17157
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +67 100 £45,000 -10.00% 11
London +41 57 £53,750 +7.50% 6
City of London +23 28 £55,000 +62.96% 2
South East +2 26 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Surrey +7 13 £41,000 -13.68% 1
Wales -21 8 - - 1
South Wales -23 8 - - 1
Staines - 8 £41,000 -
Cardiff -23 7 - -
Hampshire - 6 £42,500 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £52,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 5 £52,500 - 1
Leeds - 5 £52,500 - 1
East of England +5 4 £42,500 +27.81%
West Midlands - 4 £37,500 - 1
Berkshire -6 3 £46,000 -3.15% 1
Watford - 3 £37,500 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £37,500 -
Farnborough - 3 £50,000 -
Reading -3 2 £55,000 -
Southampton - 2 £32,500 -
Nottingham - 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 £37,500 - 1
Guildford - 2 £42,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £33,750 -
Cheshire - 2 £42,500 -
East Midlands - 2 - -
North West - 2 £42,500 - 1

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 198 (93.84%) Cisco
2 183 (86.73%) HSRP
3 163 (77.25%) BGP
4 154 (72.99%) OSPF
5 143 (67.77%) Cisco Certification
6 135 (63.98%) VPN
7 134 (63.51%) Firewall
8 133 (63.03%) MPLS
9 131 (62.09%) LAN
10 127 (60.19%) CCNP
11 112 (53.08%) WAN
12 100 (47.39%) EIGRP
13 86 (40.76%) Juniper
13 86 (40.76%) IPsec
14 78 (36.97%) Wireless
15 70 (33.18%) Network Design
16 69 (32.70%) Cisco ASA
17 67 (31.75%) TCP/IP
18 63 (29.86%) VLAN
19 60 (28.44%) CheckPoint
20 57 (27.01%) DNS
21 51 (24.17%) VPLS
22 50 (23.70%) Cisco IOS
23 48 (22.75%) Load Balancing
24 46 (21.80%) GLBP
25 44 (20.85%) Network Management
25 44 (20.85%) Ethernet
26 43 (20.38%) RIP
26 43 (20.38%) CCNA
27 41 (19.43%) VoIP

VRRP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (6.64%) Lync
2 12 (5.69%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.42%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.95%) Apache
4 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.95%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (6.64%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.84%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.95%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.95%) SaaS
1 2 (0.95%) PaaS
1 2 (0.95%) IaaS
2 1 (0.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 183 (86.73%) HSRP
2 163 (77.25%) BGP
3 154 (72.99%) OSPF
4 135 (63.98%) VPN
5 134 (63.51%) Firewall
6 133 (63.03%) MPLS
7 131 (62.09%) LAN
8 112 (53.08%) WAN
9 100 (47.39%) EIGRP
10 86 (40.76%) IPsec
11 78 (36.97%) Wireless
12 69 (32.70%) Cisco ASA
13 67 (31.75%) TCP/IP
14 63 (29.86%) VLAN
15 57 (27.01%) DNS
16 51 (24.17%) VPLS
17 50 (23.70%) Cisco IOS
18 46 (21.80%) GLBP
19 44 (20.85%) Ethernet
20 43 (20.38%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.79%) SQL Server
1 8 (3.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.95%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (4.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.95%) Subversion
2 2 (0.95%) JIRA
General
1 39 (18.48%) Telecoms
2 35 (16.59%) Finance
3 9 (4.27%) Financial Institution
4 8 (3.79%) Retail
5 7 (3.32%) Marketing
6 4 (1.90%) Billing
6 4 (1.90%) Banking
7 3 (1.42%) Advertising
7 3 (1.42%) Publishing
7 3 (1.42%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.95%) Games
8 2 (0.95%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 144 (68.25%) Network Engineer
2 44 (20.85%) Support Engineer
3 35 (16.59%) Network Support Engineer
3 35 (16.59%) Network Support
4 33 (15.64%) Senior Network Engineer
5 17 (8.06%) Security Engineer
6 13 (6.16%) NOC Engineer
7 12 (5.69%) Cisco Engineer
8 10 (4.74%) Technical Support
9 8 (3.79%) Senior Security Engineer
9 8 (3.79%) Implementation Engineer
9 8 (3.79%) IP Engineer
9 8 (3.79%) Network Implementation Engineer
10 7 (3.32%) IP Network Engineer
10 7 (3.32%) Network Design Engineer
10 7 (3.32%) Project Engineer
10 7 (3.32%) Technical Engineer
10 7 (3.32%) Network Manager
10 7 (3.32%) Design Engineer
10 7 (3.32%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.42%) X-Windows
2 1 (0.47%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.58%) Performance Metrics
3 10 (4.74%) AVVID
4 3 (1.42%) PKI
4 3 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.42%) User Experience
5 2 (0.95%) Replication
5 2 (0.95%) Hedge funds
5 2 (0.95%) Client/Server
5 2 (0.95%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.95%) Blog
5 2 (0.95%) FMCG
6 1 (0.47%) iPhone
6 1 (0.47%) iPad
6 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.47%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 29 (13.74%) Windows
1 29 (13.74%) Linux
2 6 (2.84%) UNIX
2 6 (2.84%) CentOS
2 6 (2.84%) Mac OS
3 4 (1.90%) Windows 7
3 4 (1.90%) Windows 8
3 4 (1.90%) Debian
4 3 (1.42%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (1.42%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.95%) Solaris
5 2 (0.95%) OpenBSD
5 2 (0.95%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.47%) Android
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (33.18%) Network Design
2 48 (22.75%) Load Balancing
3 44 (20.85%) Network Management
4 40 (18.96%) ITIL
5 29 (13.74%) Project Management
6 24 (11.37%) Change Management
7 20 (9.48%) Incident Management
8 19 (9.00%) Capacity Planning
9 15 (7.11%) Capacity Management
9 15 (7.11%) Disaster Recovery
9 15 (7.11%) Penetration Testing
10 12 (5.69%) Performance Monitoring
10 12 (5.69%) Line Management
11 9 (4.27%) Low Latency
11 9 (4.27%) High Availability
11 9 (4.27%) Performance Testing
12 8 (3.79%) Performance Management
12 8 (3.79%) Business Continuity
12 8 (3.79%) Information Security
13 7 (3.32%) Product Marketing
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.84%) Python
2 3 (1.42%) SQL
3 2 (0.95%) Bash Shell
3 2 (0.95%) Perl
3 2 (0.95%) PHP
Qualifications
1 143 (67.77%) Cisco Certification
2 127 (60.19%) CCNP
3 43 (20.38%) CCNA
4 23 (10.90%) Security Cleared
5 21 (9.95%) SC Cleared
5 21 (9.95%) CCIE
6 19 (9.00%) CCDA
6 19 (9.00%) CCSA
7 17 (8.06%) JNCIS
8 13 (6.16%) CCDP
9 12 (5.69%) JNCIP
10 11 (5.21%) Degree
11 9 (4.27%) DV Cleared
12 8 (3.79%) MCSE
12 8 (3.79%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (3.32%) CCSE
13 7 (3.32%) VCP4
14 5 (2.37%) JNCIE
14 5 (2.37%) CISSP
14 5 (2.37%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (16.11%) SLA
2 3 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.42%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (4.74%) Active Directory
1 10 (4.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.32%) vSphere
2 7 (3.32%) Terminal Services
3 3 (1.42%) Firmware
3 3 (1.42%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.95%) vCloud
4 2 (0.95%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.47%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 29 (13.74%) CiscoWorks
2 16 (7.58%) SCOM
3 15 (7.11%) OPNET
3 15 (7.11%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (2.84%) FortiGate
5 5 (2.37%) Cacti
6 4 (1.90%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (1.90%) Cisco IPCC
6 4 (1.90%) Ansible
7 3 (1.42%) SCCM
7 3 (1.42%) Nagios
8 2 (0.95%) Nessus
9 1 (0.47%) HP NNM
9 1 (0.47%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 198 (93.84%) Cisco
2 86 (40.76%) Juniper
3 60 (28.44%) CheckPoint
4 36 (17.06%) F5
5 33 (15.64%) SolarWinds
6 30 (14.22%) Microsoft
7 19 (9.00%) VMware
8 17 (8.06%) HP
9 15 (7.11%) Aruba
10 12 (5.69%) Dell
11 11 (5.21%) Riverbed
11 11 (5.21%) IronPort
12 10 (4.74%) SonicWALL
12 10 (4.74%) Avaya
13 8 (3.79%) WatchGuard
14 7 (3.32%) Barracuda Networks
14 7 (3.32%) Citrix
15 6 (2.84%) CA
15 6 (2.84%) Huawei
15 6 (2.84%) Nokia
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