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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 842 876 919
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +43
Permanent jobs citing VRRP 69 88 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.080% 0.048%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.43% 0.48% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 60 83 47
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £66,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%

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
15937 18148 20922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.89% 16.54% 18.33%
Number of salaries quoted 13071 15088 16484
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +47 69 £45,000 -14.28% 7
London +42 32 £45,000 -19.64% 2
South East +51 25 £42,500 -3.95% 2
Surrey +33 14 £35,000 -23.91%
City of London +59 9 £45,000 -37.93%
Manchester - 6 £48,750 -
North West - 6 £48,750 -
Berkshire +25 5 £49,500 +41.42% 1
Bedfordshire +17 5 £51,250 -2.38%
East of England +2 5 £51,250 +6.77%
Hampshire - 4 £41,250 - 1
Chertsey - 4 £32,500 -
Bracknell -3 3 £47,000 +34.28%
Rochdale - 3 £60,000 -
Woking - 3 £52,500 -
Basingstoke - 2 £42,500 - 1
Guildford - 2 £42,500 -
Buckinghamshire +11 1 £35,000 -26.31%
Oxfordshire - 1 £77,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £32,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £32,500 -
Newbury - 1 £50,000 - 1
Aylesbury - 1 £35,000 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £53,500 -
Wimbledon - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £32,500 - 3

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 140 (87.50%) OSPF
2 133 (83.13%) BGP
3 123 (76.88%) Cisco
4 122 (76.25%) HSRP
5 108 (67.50%) MPLS
6 91 (56.88%) Firewall
7 88 (55.00%) VPN
8 73 (45.63%) LAN
9 70 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
10 68 (42.50%) WAN
11 62 (38.75%) CCNP
12 61 (38.13%) Juniper
12 61 (38.13%) DNS
13 58 (36.25%) TCP/IP
14 54 (33.75%) Data Centre
15 52 (32.50%) EIGRP
16 51 (31.88%) VoIP
17 47 (29.38%) Wireless
17 47 (29.38%) Telecoms
18 45 (28.13%) Windows
19 43 (26.88%) F5
20 37 (23.13%) Network Design
20 37 (23.13%) VLAN
21 36 (22.50%) Linux
21 36 (22.50%) RIP
21 36 (22.50%) Internet
22 35 (21.88%) CheckPoint
23 34 (21.25%) Load Balancing
23 34 (21.25%) Microsoft
24 31 (19.38%) CCNA

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 14 (8.75%) IIS
2 9 (5.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 13 (8.13%) MS Excel
3 7 (4.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 140 (87.50%) OSPF
2 133 (83.13%) BGP
3 122 (76.25%) HSRP
4 108 (67.50%) MPLS
5 91 (56.88%) Firewall
6 88 (55.00%) VPN
7 73 (45.63%) LAN
8 68 (42.50%) WAN
9 61 (38.13%) DNS
10 58 (36.25%) TCP/IP
11 52 (32.50%) EIGRP
12 51 (31.88%) VoIP
13 47 (29.38%) Wireless
14 37 (23.13%) VLAN
15 36 (22.50%) Internet
15 36 (22.50%) RIP
16 30 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
17 26 (16.25%) Ethernet
17 26 (16.25%) Network Security
17 26 (16.25%) VPLS
Development Applications
1 8 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.63%) Subversion
General
1 47 (29.38%) Telecoms
2 16 (10.00%) Finance
3 14 (8.75%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.88%) Banking
4 3 (1.88%) Publishing
5 2 (1.25%) Electronics
5 2 (1.25%) Marketing
6 1 (0.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 88 (55.00%) Network Engineer
2 35 (21.88%) Network Support
3 31 (19.38%) Support Engineer
4 27 (16.88%) Network Support Engineer
5 20 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
6 19 (11.88%) Cisco Engineer
7 16 (10.00%) Consultant
8 15 (9.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 14 (8.75%) Network Consultant
10 13 (8.13%) Presales Consultant
11 12 (7.50%) Cloud Consultant
11 12 (7.50%) Solutions Consultant
11 12 (7.50%) Switch Engineer
11 12 (7.50%) Voice Consultant
12 9 (5.63%) WAN Engineer
13 8 (5.00%) Analyst
13 8 (5.00%) Network Analyst
14 7 (4.38%) Design Engineer
14 7 (4.38%) Operations Engineer
15 6 (3.75%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (16.88%) 802.1X
2 7 (4.38%) XMPP
3 3 (1.88%) CSS
4 2 (1.25%) Web Services
5 1 (0.63%) HTML
5 1 (0.63%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 54 (33.75%) Data Centre
2 18 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (10.63%) Over-the-Top Content
4 15 (9.38%) Computer Science
5 14 (8.75%) IPTV
6 12 (7.50%) Virtual Team
7 6 (3.75%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (2.50%) PKI
9 3 (1.88%) Streaming Video
10 2 (1.25%) Fintech
10 2 (1.25%) Internet of Things
10 2 (1.25%) Machine to Machine
10 2 (1.25%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.25%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (0.63%) Biometrics
11 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 45 (28.13%) Windows
2 36 (22.50%) Linux
3 28 (17.50%) Windows Server
4 15 (9.38%) Unix
5 4 (2.50%) CatOS
6 1 (0.63%) CentOS
6 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (23.13%) Network Design
2 34 (21.25%) Load Balancing
3 24 (15.00%) ITIL
4 19 (11.88%) Network Management
5 18 (11.25%) Presales
6 17 (10.63%) Network Monitoring
7 15 (9.38%) Network Planning
8 14 (8.75%) HOOD
9 13 (8.13%) Change Management
9 13 (8.13%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (8.13%) High Availability
10 12 (7.50%) Network Architecture
10 12 (7.50%) SIEM
10 12 (7.50%) Virtual Team Management
11 11 (6.88%) Service Delivery
12 10 (6.25%) Change Control
13 9 (5.63%) Capacity Planning
13 9 (5.63%) Kalman Filter
13 9 (5.63%) Performance Monitoring
13 9 (5.63%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 25 (15.63%) Perl
2 23 (14.38%) Python
3 18 (11.25%) Bash Shell
4 9 (5.63%) Shell Script
5 8 (5.00%) PHP
5 8 (5.00%) SQL
6 1 (0.63%) Java
6 1 (0.63%) Korn
6 1 (0.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 70 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (38.75%) CCNP
3 31 (19.38%) CCNA
4 20 (12.50%) Degree
5 11 (6.88%) CCSA
6 7 (4.38%) JNCIP
7 6 (3.75%) SC Cleared
7 6 (3.75%) Security Cleared
8 4 (2.50%) CCIE
8 4 (2.50%) CCNP Voice
8 4 (2.50%) JNCIE
9 3 (1.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (1.88%) MCSA
9 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.25%) CCSP
11 1 (0.63%) CCDA
11 1 (0.63%) CCDP
11 1 (0.63%) CCSE
11 1 (0.63%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.00%) SLA
2 8 (5.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 12 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.88%) NFS
4 1 (0.63%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (0.63%) Snort
4 1 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.63%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 21 (13.13%) Nagios
2 20 (12.50%) Cacti
3 11 (6.88%) Cisco UCCX
3 11 (6.88%) OpenNMS
4 10 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
5 9 (5.63%) SCOM
5 9 (5.63%) SmokePing
6 8 (5.00%) Puppet
6 8 (5.00%) RANCID
6 8 (5.00%) SCCM
7 6 (3.75%) HP NNM
8 4 (2.50%) Cisco IPCC
8 4 (2.50%) Cisco UCCE
9 1 (0.63%) Ansible
9 1 (0.63%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.63%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.63%) SmoothWall
9 1 (0.63%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 123 (76.88%) Cisco
2 61 (38.13%) Juniper
3 43 (26.88%) F5
4 35 (21.88%) CheckPoint
5 34 (21.25%) Microsoft
6 25 (15.63%) Brocade
7 21 (13.13%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 14 (8.75%) Akamai
8 14 (8.75%) Palo Alto
8 14 (8.75%) SevOne
9 13 (8.13%) Ericsson
9 13 (8.13%) Riverbed
10 12 (7.50%) Blue Coat
10 12 (7.50%) BroadSoft
10 12 (7.50%) Meraki
10 12 (7.50%) SolarWinds
11 10 (6.25%) Aruba
11 10 (6.25%) VMware
12 9 (5.63%) Huawei
13 8 (5.00%) ZyXEL
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