The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 844 789 773
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -16
Permanent jobs citing VRRP 37 81 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.075% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% 0.41% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 31 72 99
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £34,550 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20468 19663 21122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.58% 18.14% 17.98%
Number of salaries quoted 16386 15794 17412
Average salary £44,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.14% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 1 August 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VRRP within the UK over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
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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 -97 30 £51,250 -2.38% 9
London -51 11 £57,500 -8.00% 3
City of London -13 9 £57,500 -8.00% 2
South Wales -13 7 £37,500 +0.67%
Wales -13 7 £37,500 +0.67%
East of England -14 7 £39,000 -13.33% 3
South East -23 7 £51,250 +7.89% 2
Caerphilly +13 6 £37,500 -6.25%
Hertfordshire -18 5 £48,750 - 2
Yorkshire -29 4 £42,500 -19.04%
Leeds -34 3 £45,000 -14.28%
West Yorkshire -44 3 £45,000 -14.28%
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £40,000 -
Berkshire +1 2 £47,500 +11.76%
Bedfordshire -1 2 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Hampshire -9 2 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Kent - 2 £60,000 - 1
Bedford - 2 £37,500 - 1
Bracknell - 2 £47,500 -
Watford - 2 £57,500 - 1
South Yorkshire -14 1 £27,000 -16.92%
East Sussex - 1 £40,000 -
Rotherham - 1 £27,000 -
Sandwich - 1 £60,000 - 1
Brighton - 1 £40,000 -
South West - 1 - -

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 69 (87.34%) Cisco
2 54 (68.35%) Firewall
2 54 (68.35%) HSRP
3 49 (62.03%) OSPF
4 48 (60.76%) Cisco Certification
5 44 (55.70%) BGP
6 42 (53.16%) CCNP
7 37 (46.84%) VPN
8 36 (45.57%) MPLS
8 36 (45.57%) VLAN
9 34 (43.04%) VMware
10 33 (41.77%) EIGRP
11 30 (37.97%) Linux
11 30 (37.97%) Cisco ASA
12 29 (36.71%) IPsec
13 28 (35.44%) LAN
14 27 (34.18%) WAN
15 25 (31.65%) VMware Infrastructure
15 25 (31.65%) Network Security
16 24 (30.38%) TCP/IP
16 24 (30.38%) CCNA
17 23 (29.11%) DNS
18 22 (27.85%) Juniper
18 22 (27.85%) Project Management
19 21 (26.58%) CheckPoint
19 21 (26.58%) SSL
19 21 (26.58%) Windows
19 21 (26.58%) F5
20 20 (25.32%) Internet
20 20 (25.32%) Load Balancing

VRRP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 16 (20.25%) SharePoint
1 16 (20.25%) Lync
2 7 (8.86%) MS Exchange
3 6 (7.59%) IIS
3 6 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (7.59%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (6.33%) nginx
5 3 (3.80%) Apache
6 2 (2.53%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (13.92%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.86%) MS Office
3 3 (3.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.66%) Office 365
2 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.80%) SaaS
3 3 (3.80%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (68.35%) Firewall
1 54 (68.35%) HSRP
2 49 (62.03%) OSPF
3 44 (55.70%) BGP
4 37 (46.84%) VPN
5 36 (45.57%) MPLS
5 36 (45.57%) VLAN
6 33 (41.77%) EIGRP
7 30 (37.97%) Cisco ASA
8 29 (36.71%) IPsec
9 28 (35.44%) LAN
10 27 (34.18%) WAN
11 25 (31.65%) Network Security
12 24 (30.38%) TCP/IP
13 23 (29.11%) DNS
14 21 (26.58%) SSL
15 20 (25.32%) Internet
16 17 (21.52%) Wireless
17 16 (20.25%) SAN
18 14 (17.72%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.13%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.33%) MySQL
3 3 (3.80%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.53%) JIRA
2 1 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (10.13%) Telecoms
1 8 (10.13%) Manufacturing
2 7 (8.86%) Finance
3 1 (1.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 35 (44.30%) Network Engineer
2 13 (16.46%) Support Engineer
2 13 (16.46%) Network Support
3 12 (15.19%) Network Support Engineer
4 11 (13.92%) Senior Network Engineer
5 10 (12.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (11.39%) Project Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Analyst
9 4 (5.06%) Support Analyst
9 4 (5.06%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (5.06%) Administrator
10 3 (3.80%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 3 (3.80%) Security Engineer
10 3 (3.80%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 3 (3.80%) Senior Linux Administrator
10 3 (3.80%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
10 3 (3.80%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 3 (3.80%) Linux Administrator
10 3 (3.80%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.80%) Web Services
1 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET
1 3 (3.80%) .NET
2 2 (2.53%) Memcached
3 1 (1.27%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.13%) Open Source
2 6 (7.59%) Firmware
2 6 (7.59%) Replication
3 5 (6.33%) PKI
4 3 (3.80%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.53%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.53%) Clustering
6 1 (1.27%) Social Media
6 1 (1.27%) AVVID
6 1 (1.27%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.27%) SecurID
6 1 (1.27%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 30 (37.97%) Linux
2 21 (26.58%) Windows
3 11 (13.92%) CentOS
4 10 (12.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (12.66%) Debian
5 7 (8.86%) UNIX
5 7 (8.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (7.59%) Windows XP
6 6 (7.59%) Windows 7
6 6 (7.59%) Windows Vista
7 5 (6.33%) Ubuntu
7 5 (6.33%) FreeBSD
8 4 (5.06%) Solaris
9 3 (3.80%) OpenBSD
10 2 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.53%) SELinux
11 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.27%) SUSE
11 1 (1.27%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.85%) Project Management
2 20 (25.32%) Load Balancing
3 19 (24.05%) ITIL
4 15 (18.99%) Network Design
5 11 (13.92%) Change Control
6 10 (12.66%) Capacity Management
6 10 (12.66%) Email Migration
7 7 (8.86%) Service Management
8 6 (7.59%) Migration
8 6 (7.59%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (6.33%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (6.33%) Change Management
9 5 (6.33%) Incident Management
10 4 (5.06%) Network Architecture
11 3 (3.80%) SIEM
11 3 (3.80%) Low Latency
11 3 (3.80%) Server Monitoring
11 3 (3.80%) Network Planning
11 3 (3.80%) Penetration Testing
11 3 (3.80%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.59%) PHP
2 4 (5.06%) Python
2 4 (5.06%) Bash Shell
3 3 (3.80%) Ruby
4 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.53%) Java
5 1 (1.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 48 (60.76%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (53.16%) CCNP
3 24 (30.38%) CCNA
4 13 (16.46%) Degree
5 11 (13.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (7.59%) CCIE
7 5 (6.33%) SAP Certification
8 4 (5.06%) CCSP
9 3 (3.80%) CCIP
9 3 (3.80%) MCSE
9 3 (3.80%) MCSA
9 3 (3.80%) MCP
10 2 (2.53%) CCDP
10 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
10 2 (2.53%) JNCIA
10 2 (2.53%) JNCIS
10 2 (2.53%) JNCIP
10 2 (2.53%) JNCIE
10 2 (2.53%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.46%) SLA
2 8 (10.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (6.33%) ISO 9001
4 3 (3.80%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (31.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (15.19%) Active Directory
3 10 (12.66%) Hyper-V
4 9 (11.39%) ISA Server
5 8 (10.13%) UAG
6 7 (8.86%) Terminal Services
7 6 (7.59%) Squid
7 6 (7.59%) Forefront TMG
8 5 (6.33%) KVM
9 4 (5.06%) vSphere
10 3 (3.80%) vCloud
10 3 (3.80%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (3.80%) Xen
11 1 (1.27%) VMware ESX
11 1 (1.27%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (1.27%) Snort
11 1 (1.27%) NFS
11 1 (1.27%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 12 (15.19%) CiscoWorks
2 7 (8.86%) Cacti
2 7 (8.86%) Nagios
3 5 (6.33%) HAProxy
4 4 (5.06%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (3.80%) ZABBIX
5 3 (3.80%) OpenView
6 2 (2.53%) SmokePing
6 2 (2.53%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.27%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.27%) Zenoss
7 1 (1.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 69 (87.34%) Cisco
2 34 (43.04%) VMware
3 22 (27.85%) Juniper
4 21 (26.58%) CheckPoint
4 21 (26.58%) F5
5 19 (24.05%) HP
6 14 (17.72%) Microsoft
7 10 (12.66%) Blue Coat
8 9 (11.39%) Dell
9 8 (10.13%) Red Hat
9 8 (10.13%) SonicWALL
9 8 (10.13%) WatchGuard
9 8 (10.13%) Brocade
10 7 (8.86%) SolarWinds
11 6 (7.59%) Avaya
11 6 (7.59%) Aruba
12 5 (6.33%) SAP
13 4 (5.06%) ArcSight
14 3 (3.80%) Rackspace
14 3 (3.80%) Vyatta
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £15,000 to £20,000 per annum £15-20k plus travel expenses and ben
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum £40,000 to £45,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 4 days ago
Sandwich
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Negotiable dependant on experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Bedford
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + On call 1 wk in 3 = 20% payment
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Venturi NL/BE
Salary: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: £0 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 21 days ago