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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 785 911 785
Rank change year-on-year
+126 -126
Permanent jobs citing VRRP 120 36 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.030% 0.082%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.64% 0.17% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 106 28 83
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,300
10% offered a salary of more than £71,250 £64,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%

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
18667 20738 20557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.09% 17.30% 18.79%
Number of salaries quoted 15200 16600 16658
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +120 100 £48,000 -6.34% 14
South East +43 44 £47,250 +11.17% 4
London +46 26 £70,000 +21.73% 6
Surrey - 22 £35,500 - 2
East of England +28 21 £40,000 -15.34%
South Wales +17 19 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Wales +9 19 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Cardiff +11 18 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Berkshire +6 13 £48,000 -4.00% 1
City of London +57 11 £72,500 +7.40% 4
Cambridgeshire - 11 £40,000 -
Cambridge - 10 £40,000 -
Chertsey - 8 £35,000 -
West Yorkshire +18 7 £50,000 +11.11%
Leeds +17 7 £50,000 +11.11%
Yorkshire +12 7 £50,000 +11.11%
Hertfordshire -4 6 £50,000 -13.04%
Bracknell +16 5 £48,500 -3.00%
Bedfordshire +12 4 £52,500 +41.89%
Hampshire +5 4 £50,000 +81.81% 1
West Sussex - 4 £55,000 -
Staines - 4 £45,500 - 1
Reading 0 3 £50,000 - 1
Crawley - 3 £55,000 -
Dunstable - 3 - -
Farnborough - 3 £50,000 -
Camberley - 2 £55,000 -
Guildford - 2 £34,000 -
Basingstoke +20 1 £31,000 +12.72%
North West -2 1 £42,500 -19.04% 1

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 225 (89.64%) Cisco
2 207 (82.47%) BGP
3 199 (79.28%) OSPF
4 196 (78.09%) HSRP
5 186 (74.10%) Firewall
6 166 (66.14%) Cisco Certification
7 140 (55.78%) CCNP
8 130 (51.79%) VPN
8 130 (51.79%) LAN
9 121 (48.21%) EIGRP
10 117 (46.61%) WAN
11 109 (43.43%) TCP/IP
12 107 (42.63%) MPLS
13 101 (40.24%) Cisco ASA
14 99 (39.44%) IPsec
15 94 (37.45%) CheckPoint
16 85 (33.86%) Data Centre
17 76 (30.28%) Wireless
18 74 (29.48%) Juniper
19 65 (25.90%) RIP
19 65 (25.90%) Network Design
20 63 (25.10%) VLAN
21 62 (24.70%) Linux
22 57 (22.71%) Load Balancing
23 56 (22.31%) F5
24 54 (21.51%) DNS
25 50 (19.92%) CCNA
25 50 (19.92%) Cisco Nexus
26 44 (17.53%) Telecoms
27 43 (17.13%) SSL

VRRP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 7 (2.79%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (10.36%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (2.79%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.39%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.40%) Office 365
2 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 207 (82.47%) BGP
2 199 (79.28%) OSPF
3 196 (78.09%) HSRP
4 186 (74.10%) Firewall
5 130 (51.79%) VPN
5 130 (51.79%) LAN
6 121 (48.21%) EIGRP
7 117 (46.61%) WAN
8 109 (43.43%) TCP/IP
9 107 (42.63%) MPLS
10 101 (40.24%) Cisco ASA
11 99 (39.44%) IPsec
12 76 (30.28%) Wireless
13 65 (25.90%) RIP
14 63 (25.10%) VLAN
15 54 (21.51%) DNS
16 50 (19.92%) Cisco Nexus
17 43 (17.13%) SSL
18 37 (14.74%) Spanning Tree
19 36 (14.34%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.39%) SQL Server
1 6 (2.39%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (2.39%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.40%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (1.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 44 (17.53%) Telecoms
2 38 (15.14%) Finance
3 12 (4.78%) Marketing
4 11 (4.38%) Publishing
5 10 (3.98%) Back Office
6 7 (2.79%) Electronics
7 6 (2.39%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.99%) Advertising
8 5 (1.99%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.59%) Retail
10 3 (1.20%) Banking
11 2 (0.80%) Billing
12 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 169 (67.33%) Network Engineer
2 34 (13.55%) Network Support
3 32 (12.75%) Senior Network Engineer
4 28 (11.16%) Support Engineer
5 27 (10.76%) Security Engineer
6 24 (9.56%) Network Support Engineer
7 18 (7.17%) Network Security Engineer
8 14 (5.58%) Cisco Engineer
8 14 (5.58%) NOC Engineer
8 14 (5.58%) Implementation Engineer
8 14 (5.58%) Network Implementation Engineer
9 12 (4.78%) Network Design Engineer
9 12 (4.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 12 (4.78%) Analyst
9 12 (4.78%) Network Analyst
9 12 (4.78%) Design Engineer
10 11 (4.38%) Network Manager
10 11 (4.38%) Senior Network Support
10 11 (4.38%) Senior NOC Engineer
11 10 (3.98%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (9.56%) CSS
2 7 (2.79%) XMPP
3 1 (0.40%) WAP
3 1 (0.40%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 85 (33.86%) Data Centre
2 18 (7.17%) Video Conferencing
3 13 (5.18%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.79%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.99%) Replication
5 5 (1.99%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.20%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (1.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.20%) User Experience
7 2 (0.80%) PKI
8 1 (0.40%) AVVID
8 1 (0.40%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.40%) Clustering
8 1 (0.40%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 62 (24.70%) Linux
2 37 (14.74%) Windows
3 19 (7.57%) UNIX
4 6 (2.39%) Mac OS
5 2 (0.80%) Solaris
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (25.90%) Network Design
2 57 (22.71%) Load Balancing
3 36 (14.34%) Network Management
4 30 (11.95%) ITIL
5 19 (7.57%) Project Management
6 17 (6.77%) Change Management
7 16 (6.37%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (5.18%) Network Architecture
8 13 (5.18%) Network Monitoring
9 12 (4.78%) Mentoring
10 11 (4.38%) High Availability
11 10 (3.98%) Business Continuity Planning
11 10 (3.98%) Business Continuity
11 10 (3.98%) BCP
12 9 (3.59%) Performance Management
12 9 (3.59%) Data Analysis
12 9 (3.59%) Low Latency
12 9 (3.59%) Coaching
13 8 (3.19%) Migration
14 7 (2.79%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.18%) PHP
2 11 (4.38%) C#
3 4 (1.59%) Perl
4 2 (0.80%) Tcl
5 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.40%) Korn
5 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.40%) SQL
5 1 (0.40%) Python
Qualifications
1 166 (66.14%) Cisco Certification
2 140 (55.78%) CCNP
3 50 (19.92%) CCNA
4 34 (13.55%) CCSA
5 30 (11.95%) CCIE
6 22 (8.76%) Degree
7 12 (4.78%) CCSE
8 11 (4.38%) CCSP
8 11 (4.38%) JNCIP
9 9 (3.59%) CCDA
10 8 (3.19%) CCDP
10 8 (3.19%) Security Cleared
11 7 (2.79%) SC Cleared
12 6 (2.39%) CISSP
13 5 (1.99%) CCIP
14 3 (1.20%) SAP Certification
14 3 (1.20%) JNCIS
15 2 (0.80%) DV Cleared
15 2 (0.80%) VCP5
15 2 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.76%) SLA
2 3 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (5.18%) vSphere
2 8 (3.19%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.79%) ProxySG
4 6 (2.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.39%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.80%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.40%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 22 (8.76%) CiscoWorks
2 14 (5.58%) Cisco CUCM
3 13 (5.18%) FortiGate
4 10 (3.98%) OPNET
5 8 (3.19%) HP NNM
5 8 (3.19%) Cisco UCCX
6 4 (1.59%) Cisco IPCC
7 3 (1.20%) SCOM
8 2 (0.80%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.80%) SCCM
9 1 (0.40%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.40%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.40%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.40%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.40%) Cacti
9 1 (0.40%) Nessus
Vendors
1 225 (89.64%) Cisco
2 94 (37.45%) CheckPoint
3 74 (29.48%) Juniper
4 56 (22.31%) F5
5 37 (14.74%) HP
6 26 (10.36%) Microsoft
7 25 (9.96%) VMware
7 25 (9.96%) SolarWinds
8 23 (9.16%) Citrix
9 15 (5.98%) SonicWALL
10 14 (5.58%) Dell
11 13 (5.18%) ProCurve
11 13 (5.18%) Blue Coat
12 12 (4.78%) Brocade
13 11 (4.38%) Radware
13 11 (4.38%) Verint
13 11 (4.38%) CyberTech
14 10 (3.98%) Meraki
14 10 (3.98%) WatchGuard
14 10 (3.98%) Aruba
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
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Salary: £70,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
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Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £42k - 50k per year + bonus, pension, medical
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus and Excellent Company Benefits
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Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50,000 to £55,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
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City of London
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Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + package
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