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

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 768 875 837
Rank change year-on-year
+107 -38
Permanent jobs citing VRRP 146 46 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.038% 0.052%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.72% 0.23% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 119 39 55
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.00%

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
20178 20358 22015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.18% 17.03% 19.89%
Number of salaries quoted 15994 16114 17783
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +120 130 £47,500 +3.26% 10
London +67 53 £47,500 - 1
South East +44 49 £43,750 -4.89% 6
City of London +55 25 £55,000 +62.96%
Surrey +36 24 £40,000 -11.11% 3
East of England +31 19 £45,000 +38.46%
Wales -3 15 £42,500 +19.71% 2
South Wales -7 15 £42,500 +19.71% 2
Hampshire +11 11 £50,000 +81.81% 1
Cardiff +3 11 £42,500 +19.71% 2
Farnborough - 8 £50,000 - 1
Berkshire -1 7 £47,500 - 2
Hertfordshire - 7 £46,250 -
Bedfordshire +20 6 £47,500 +46.15%
Cambridgeshire - 6 £33,000 -
Chertsey - 6 £35,000 - 1
Crawley - 5 £55,000 -
Dunstable - 5 £47,500 -
Guildford - 5 £42,500 -
Leeds - 5 £52,500 -
Staines - 5 £41,000 - 1
Cambridge - 5 £33,000 -
West Sussex - 5 £55,000 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £52,500 -
Yorkshire - 5 £52,500 -
Newport - 4 - -
Watford - 3 £37,500 -
Basingstoke +23 2 £31,000 +12.72%
North West +14 2 £42,500 -19.04% 1
Bracknell -1 2 £46,000 -3.15% 2

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 212 (89.45%) Cisco
2 191 (80.59%) HSRP
3 188 (79.32%) BGP
4 181 (76.37%) OSPF
5 165 (69.62%) Firewall
6 160 (67.51%) Cisco Certification
7 141 (59.49%) CCNP
8 127 (53.59%) MPLS
9 123 (51.90%) VPN
10 122 (51.48%) LAN
11 117 (49.37%) EIGRP
12 115 (48.52%) WAN
13 96 (40.51%) IPsec
14 93 (39.24%) TCP/IP
15 86 (36.29%) Cisco ASA
16 84 (35.44%) Juniper
17 77 (32.49%) CheckPoint
17 77 (32.49%) Network Design
18 76 (32.07%) Wireless
19 63 (26.58%) VLAN
20 62 (26.16%) RIP
21 59 (24.89%) DNS
22 50 (21.10%) Network Management
23 49 (20.68%) F5
23 49 (20.68%) CCNA
24 48 (20.25%) Linux
25 47 (19.83%) Cisco Nexus
26 46 (19.41%) Load Balancing
27 44 (18.57%) Cisco IOS
28 42 (17.72%) SSL

VRRP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 10 (4.22%) MS Exchange
2 7 (2.95%) Lync
3 3 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (1.27%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.84%) Apache
Applications
1 20 (8.44%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.80%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.11%) MS Office
4 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.42%) Office 365
2 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 191 (80.59%) HSRP
2 188 (79.32%) BGP
3 181 (76.37%) OSPF
4 165 (69.62%) Firewall
5 127 (53.59%) MPLS
6 123 (51.90%) VPN
7 122 (51.48%) LAN
8 117 (49.37%) EIGRP
9 115 (48.52%) WAN
10 96 (40.51%) IPsec
11 93 (39.24%) TCP/IP
12 86 (36.29%) Cisco ASA
13 76 (32.07%) Wireless
14 63 (26.58%) VLAN
15 62 (26.16%) RIP
16 59 (24.89%) DNS
17 47 (19.83%) Cisco Nexus
18 44 (18.57%) Cisco IOS
19 42 (17.72%) SSL
20 40 (16.88%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.80%) SQL Server
1 9 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (2.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.84%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (2.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.84%) Subversion
General
1 42 (17.72%) Finance
2 39 (16.46%) Telecoms
3 12 (5.06%) Marketing
4 9 (3.80%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.53%) Retail
5 6 (2.53%) Billing
6 5 (2.11%) Publishing
7 4 (1.69%) Electronics
7 4 (1.69%) Banking
8 2 (0.84%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.84%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.84%) Games
8 2 (0.84%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.84%) Advertising
9 1 (0.42%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 169 (71.31%) Network Engineer
2 44 (18.57%) Support Engineer
3 34 (14.35%) Network Support Engineer
3 34 (14.35%) Senior Network Engineer
3 34 (14.35%) Network Support
4 23 (9.70%) Security Engineer
5 13 (5.49%) Network Security Engineer
6 11 (4.64%) Technical Support
7 10 (4.22%) Design Engineer
7 10 (4.22%) Senior Security Engineer
7 10 (4.22%) Network Design Engineer
7 10 (4.22%) Implementation Engineer
7 10 (4.22%) IP Engineer
7 10 (4.22%) Network Implementation Engineer
8 9 (3.80%) NOC Engineer
8 9 (3.80%) Technical Support Engineer
8 9 (3.80%) Project Engineer
8 9 (3.80%) Technical Engineer
8 9 (3.80%) Cisco Engineer
9 8 (3.38%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.75%) CSS
2 3 (1.27%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.42%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.38%) Performance Metrics
3 5 (2.11%) Replication
3 5 (2.11%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.27%) User Experience
4 3 (1.27%) PKI
4 3 (1.27%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.84%) Blog
5 2 (0.84%) FMCG
5 2 (0.84%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.42%) AVVID
6 1 (0.42%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 48 (20.25%) Linux
2 36 (15.19%) Windows
3 17 (7.17%) UNIX
4 7 (2.95%) Mac OS
5 4 (1.69%) CentOS
5 4 (1.69%) Debian
6 3 (1.27%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (1.27%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.27%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.84%) OpenBSD
7 2 (0.84%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.42%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (32.49%) Network Design
2 50 (21.10%) Network Management
3 46 (19.41%) Load Balancing
4 37 (15.61%) ITIL
5 28 (11.81%) Project Management
6 21 (8.86%) Change Management
7 18 (7.59%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (5.91%) Incident Management
9 13 (5.49%) Capacity Planning
9 13 (5.49%) Low Latency
10 11 (4.64%) Penetration Testing
11 10 (4.22%) Performance Management
11 10 (4.22%) High Availability
12 9 (3.80%) Business Continuity Planning
12 9 (3.80%) Network Monitoring
12 9 (3.80%) Data Analysis
12 9 (3.80%) Business Continuity
12 9 (3.80%) BCP
13 8 (3.38%) Information Security
13 8 (3.38%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.95%) Python
2 5 (2.11%) Perl
2 5 (2.11%) PHP
3 4 (1.69%) SQL
4 3 (1.27%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.84%) Tcl
6 1 (0.42%) Korn
6 1 (0.42%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.42%) C#
Qualifications
1 160 (67.51%) Cisco Certification
2 141 (59.49%) CCNP
3 49 (20.68%) CCNA
4 30 (12.66%) CCIE
5 23 (9.70%) CCSA
6 19 (8.02%) Security Cleared
7 18 (7.59%) SC Cleared
8 16 (6.75%) JNCIP
9 15 (6.33%) Degree
10 14 (5.91%) CCDA
11 11 (4.64%) CCSE
11 11 (4.64%) JNCIS
12 9 (3.80%) CCSP
13 8 (3.38%) CCDP
14 7 (2.95%) CISSP
14 7 (2.95%) DV Cleared
15 5 (2.11%) JNCIE
16 4 (1.69%) VCP5
16 4 (1.69%) MCSE
16 4 (1.69%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (15.19%) SLA
2 3 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (5.06%) vSphere
2 11 (4.64%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.95%) Terminal Services
4 6 (2.53%) ProxySG
5 4 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.69%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 16 (6.75%) CiscoWorks
2 15 (6.33%) OPNET
3 10 (4.22%) FortiGate
4 7 (2.95%) SCOM
5 6 (2.53%) HP NNM
6 5 (2.11%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (1.69%) Ansible
7 4 (1.69%) SCCM
7 4 (1.69%) Cisco IPCC
8 3 (1.27%) Cacti
9 2 (0.84%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.84%) Nessus
10 1 (0.42%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.42%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.42%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.42%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 212 (89.45%) Cisco
2 84 (35.44%) Juniper
3 77 (32.49%) CheckPoint
4 49 (20.68%) F5
5 33 (13.92%) HP
6 29 (12.24%) SolarWinds
7 23 (9.70%) Microsoft
7 23 (9.70%) VMware
8 17 (7.17%) Citrix
9 16 (6.75%) Dell
10 15 (6.33%) SonicWALL
11 12 (5.06%) WatchGuard
12 10 (4.22%) Riverbed
12 10 (4.22%) CA
12 10 (4.22%) Meraki
13 9 (3.80%) Aruba
14 8 (3.38%) ProCurve
14 8 (3.38%) Brocade
14 8 (3.38%) Radware
15 7 (2.95%) Avaya
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + £225 car allowance, bonus, training
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum Bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chertsey, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + bonus, pension, medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Camberley
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 7 days ago
Farnborough
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 18 days ago