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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 756 885 884
Rank change year-on-year
+129 -1
Permanent jobs citing VRRP 121 73 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.069% 0.080%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.77% 0.42% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 105 69 79
Median salary £38,163 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.65% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £52,500 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%

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
15619 17585 20636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.20% 16.56% 17.99%
Number of salaries quoted 12652 14530 16617
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,575 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 5 December 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VRRP within the UK over the 3 months to 5 December 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 +123 116 £38,163 -19.65% 3
London +111 53 £38,000 -14.12% 1
South East +88 45 £40,000 -14.89% 1
Surrey - 14 £35,000 -
Berkshire +57 12 £50,000 +6.38%
Hampshire +8 12 £40,000 +8.10% 1
Reading +41 6 £65,000 +75.67%
Chertsey - 6 £32,500 -
Oxfordshire - 6 £77,500 -
Bedfordshire -10 5 £50,000 +2.04%
East of England -20 5 £50,000 +2.04%
Bracknell +17 4 £50,000 +6.38%
West Yorkshire - 4 £37,500 -
Birmingham - 4 £42,500 -
Yorkshire - 4 £37,500 -
West Midlands - 4 £42,500 - 1
South West - 3 - -
Elland - 3 £37,500 -
Chiswick - 3 - -
Scotland +28 2 £55,000 +37.50%
City of London +24 2 £55,000 -24.13%
Dunstable +15 2 £47,500 -3.06%
Basingstoke -7 2 £42,500 +14.86%
Wales -10 2 £46,250 +5.71% 1
North West -16 2 £46,250 +8.82%
Manchester -29 2 £46,250 +8.82%
Bristol - 2 - -
West Wales - 2 £46,250 - 1
Swansea - 2 £46,250 - 1
Edinburgh - 2 £55,000 -

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 160 (83.77%) OSPF
2 159 (83.25%) Cisco
3 155 (81.15%) BGP
3 155 (81.15%) HSRP
4 127 (66.49%) Firewall
5 124 (64.92%) Cisco Certification
6 111 (58.12%) LAN
7 108 (56.54%) Juniper
7 108 (56.54%) VPN
8 103 (53.93%) WAN
8 103 (53.93%) CCNP
9 96 (50.26%) MPLS
10 92 (48.17%) Data Centre
11 86 (45.03%) DNS
12 75 (39.27%) Network Design
13 74 (38.74%) RIP
14 73 (38.22%) TCP/IP
15 71 (37.17%) Network Security
16 68 (35.60%) Wireless
17 59 (30.89%) EIGRP
17 59 (30.89%) Degree
18 57 (29.84%) Disaster Recovery
18 57 (29.84%) Palo Alto
19 50 (26.18%) Linux
20 49 (25.65%) CCNA
21 48 (25.13%) Telecoms
22 46 (24.08%) Windows
23 44 (23.04%) VLAN
24 43 (22.51%) Network Architecture
25 41 (21.47%) Load Balancing

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 8 (4.19%) IIS
1 8 (4.19%) Skype for Business
2 7 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (3.66%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.57%) Apache
3 3 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.52%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (3.66%) MS Visio
2 6 (3.14%) MS Office
3 1 (0.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 160 (83.77%) OSPF
2 155 (81.15%) BGP
2 155 (81.15%) HSRP
3 127 (66.49%) Firewall
4 111 (58.12%) LAN
5 108 (56.54%) VPN
6 103 (53.93%) WAN
7 96 (50.26%) MPLS
8 86 (45.03%) DNS
9 74 (38.74%) RIP
10 73 (38.22%) TCP/IP
11 71 (37.17%) Network Security
12 68 (35.60%) Wireless
13 59 (30.89%) EIGRP
14 44 (23.04%) VLAN
15 41 (21.47%) Structured Cabling
16 39 (20.42%) Ethernet
17 35 (18.32%) VoIP
18 34 (17.80%) Cisco ASA
19 33 (17.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.57%) Informix
1 3 (1.57%) MySQL
1 3 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (5.76%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.09%) Subversion
General
1 48 (25.13%) Telecoms
2 24 (12.57%) Finance
3 11 (5.76%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.09%) Banking
5 2 (1.05%) Games
6 1 (0.52%) German Language
6 1 (0.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 116 (60.73%) Network Engineer
2 43 (22.51%) Senior Network Engineer
3 26 (13.61%) Network Support
4 19 (9.95%) Support Engineer
5 18 (9.42%) Network Support Engineer
6 11 (5.76%) Network Specialist
7 10 (5.24%) Network Security Engineer
7 10 (5.24%) NOC Technician
7 10 (5.24%) Security Engineer
7 10 (5.24%) Switch Engineer
8 9 (4.71%) Cisco Engineer
8 9 (4.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 9 (4.71%) Communications Engineer
8 9 (4.71%) Senior Communications Engineer
9 8 (4.19%) Consultant
10 7 (3.66%) Network Consultant
11 6 (3.14%) Engineering Manager
11 6 (3.14%) Presales Consultant
11 6 (3.14%) Support Specialist
11 6 (3.14%) Voice Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.14%) 802.1X
1 6 (3.14%) Web Services
2 3 (1.57%) XMPP
3 1 (0.52%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 92 (48.17%) Data Centre
2 25 (13.09%) Computer Science
3 21 (10.99%) BYOD
4 11 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.14%) IPTV
5 6 (3.14%) Over-the-Top Content
5 6 (3.14%) Virtual Team
6 5 (2.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (2.09%) Clustering
8 3 (1.57%) Internet of Things
8 3 (1.57%) Machine to Machine
8 3 (1.57%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.05%) Fintech
9 2 (1.05%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.05%) Social Network
10 1 (0.52%) Biometrics
10 1 (0.52%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.52%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 50 (26.18%) Linux
2 46 (24.08%) Windows
3 21 (10.99%) Windows Server
4 10 (5.24%) Unix
5 7 (3.66%) Ubuntu
5 7 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (3.14%) CentOS
7 4 (2.09%) CatOS
7 4 (2.09%) Debian
7 4 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.57%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.57%) Solaris
8 3 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (39.27%) Network Design
2 57 (29.84%) Disaster Recovery
3 43 (22.51%) Network Architecture
4 41 (21.47%) Business Continuity
4 41 (21.47%) Load Balancing
5 27 (14.14%) High Availability
6 26 (13.61%) Network Management
7 25 (13.09%) Performance Monitoring
8 22 (11.52%) ITSM
8 22 (11.52%) Service Management
9 21 (10.99%) ITIL
10 20 (10.47%) Information Security
11 19 (9.95%) Network Monitoring
12 18 (9.42%) Presales
13 14 (7.33%) Change Management
14 10 (5.24%) Incident Management
14 10 (5.24%) Line Management
14 10 (5.24%) Project Management
14 10 (5.24%) Statistical Analysis
15 9 (4.71%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 20 (10.47%) Perl
2 15 (7.85%) Python
3 12 (6.28%) Bash Shell
4 8 (4.19%) PHP
4 8 (4.19%) SQL
5 4 (2.09%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.05%) C
7 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 124 (64.92%) Cisco Certification
2 103 (53.93%) CCNP
3 59 (30.89%) Degree
4 49 (25.65%) CCNA
5 12 (6.28%) CCIE
6 11 (5.76%) SC Cleared
6 11 (5.76%) Security Cleared
7 6 (3.14%) CCSA
7 6 (3.14%) JNCIP
8 5 (2.62%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (2.09%) JNCIA
10 3 (1.57%) CCDP
10 3 (1.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (1.57%) JNCIE
10 3 (1.57%) MCSA
10 3 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.52%) CCSE
11 1 (0.52%) CCSP
11 1 (0.52%) HND
11 1 (0.52%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.76%) SLA
2 8 (4.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (9.42%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.66%) Hyper-V
3 6 (3.14%) NFS
3 6 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.57%) Squid
5 1 (0.52%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 23 (12.04%) Nagios
2 18 (9.42%) SCOM
3 16 (8.38%) Cacti
4 13 (6.81%) OpenNMS
5 11 (5.76%) Puppet
6 9 (4.71%) HP NNM
7 8 (4.19%) RANCID
7 8 (4.19%) SCCM
8 4 (2.09%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (2.09%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (2.09%) SCVMM
8 4 (2.09%) ZABBIX
9 3 (1.57%) Ansible
9 3 (1.57%) Cisco UCCX
10 1 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.52%) SmokePing
10 1 (0.52%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 159 (83.25%) Cisco
2 108 (56.54%) Juniper
3 57 (29.84%) Palo Alto
4 39 (20.42%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 38 (19.90%) Extreme Networks
5 38 (19.90%) F5
6 27 (14.14%) Brocade
7 25 (13.09%) CheckPoint
7 25 (13.09%) Microsoft
8 16 (8.38%) Aruba
9 15 (7.85%) Blue Coat
10 14 (7.33%) Huawei
11 12 (6.28%) HP
12 11 (5.76%) VMware
13 10 (5.24%) Ericsson
13 10 (5.24%) ZyXEL
14 9 (4.71%) Foundry
14 9 (4.71%) SolarWinds
15 8 (4.19%) Akamai
16 7 (3.66%) Riverbed
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