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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 888 835 856
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +21
Permanent jobs citing VRRP 47 53 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.047% 0.039%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.23% 0.24% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 41 48 47
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,750 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -15.66%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20651 22515 22399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.83% 19.91% 17.81%
Number of salaries quoted 16370 18140 18686
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £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 16 April 2014 within the UK.

VRRP Salary Histogram in the UK

VRRP
Top 18 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -52 36 £46,750 +16.87% 4
London -55 20 £48,750 -2.50% 1
Cardiff +14 11 £35,000 +42.85% 1
Wales +13 11 £35,000 +22.80% 2
South Wales +7 11 £35,000 +22.80% 2
South East -17 8 £46,000 +17.94% 1
East of England 0 7 £32,500 -3.70% 1
Bedfordshire -4 7 £32,500 -3.70% 1
Bedford - 7 £32,500 - 1
Berkshire -1 6 £47,500 +26.66% 1
City of London -9 6 £33,750 -15.62%
Bracknell - 4 £46,750 -
Reading +2 2 £55,000 - 1
Basingstoke +10 1 £27,500 +10.00%
Hampshire -8 1 £27,500 -29.48%
Surrey - 1 £45,000 -
Ruislip - 1 £47,500 -
North West - 1 £52,500 - 1

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 88 (83.81%) Firewall
2 72 (68.57%) Cisco
3 67 (63.81%) HSRP
4 62 (59.05%) VLAN
5 61 (58.10%) OSPF
5 61 (58.10%) BGP
6 53 (50.48%) Cisco Certification
7 51 (48.57%) MPLS
8 48 (45.71%) VPN
8 48 (45.71%) Linux
9 43 (40.95%) CCNP
9 43 (40.95%) Juniper
10 41 (39.05%) TCP/IP
11 40 (38.10%) CheckPoint
11 40 (38.10%) EIGRP
11 40 (38.10%) VMware
12 38 (36.19%) IPsec
12 38 (36.19%) Cisco ASA
13 35 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
14 34 (32.38%) VoIP
15 32 (30.48%) Windows
16 30 (28.57%) Debian
17 29 (27.62%) WAN
17 29 (27.62%) SSL
17 29 (27.62%) CCNA
18 28 (26.67%) CentOS
18 28 (26.67%) Bash Shell
19 26 (24.76%) Network Design
20 25 (23.81%) VPLS
20 25 (23.81%) DNS

VRRP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 22 (20.95%) SharePoint
2 13 (12.38%) Apache
3 12 (11.43%) nginx
4 11 (10.48%) SharePoint Server
4 11 (10.48%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (10.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (10.48%) Lync
4 11 (10.48%) IIS
4 11 (10.48%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.90%) Confluence
Applications
1 19 (18.10%) MS Office
2 14 (13.33%) MS Visio
3 7 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (11.43%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.48%) Office 365
2 6 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 88 (83.81%) Firewall
2 67 (63.81%) HSRP
3 62 (59.05%) VLAN
4 61 (58.10%) OSPF
4 61 (58.10%) BGP
5 51 (48.57%) MPLS
6 48 (45.71%) VPN
7 41 (39.05%) TCP/IP
8 40 (38.10%) EIGRP
9 38 (36.19%) IPsec
9 38 (36.19%) Cisco ASA
10 34 (32.38%) VoIP
11 29 (27.62%) WAN
11 29 (27.62%) SSL
12 25 (23.81%) VPLS
12 25 (23.81%) DNS
13 24 (22.86%) Wireless
13 24 (22.86%) Wireshark
14 22 (20.95%) LAN
15 19 (18.10%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.24%) MySQL
1 16 (15.24%) MongoDB
2 11 (10.48%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.90%) JIRA
General
1 16 (15.24%) Finance
2 14 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.86%) Marketing
5 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.95%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 38 (36.19%) Network Engineer
2 18 (17.14%) Systems Administrator
3 15 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 14 (13.33%) Administrator
5 12 (11.43%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 12 (11.43%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
5 12 (11.43%) Linux Administrator
5 12 (11.43%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 12 (11.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 10 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (7.62%) Senior Network Engineer
7 8 (7.62%) Project Engineer
8 6 (5.71%) Support Engineer
8 6 (5.71%) Network Support
9 5 (4.76%) Network Support Engineer
9 5 (4.76%) Security Engineer
9 5 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
9 5 (4.76%) Analyst
10 4 (3.81%) Support Analyst
10 4 (3.81%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.43%) Web Services
1 12 (11.43%) ASP.NET
1 12 (11.43%) .NET
2 1 (0.95%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.43%) Open Source
2 9 (8.57%) Replication
2 9 (8.57%) Firmware
3 8 (7.62%) CLARiiON
4 4 (3.81%) PKI
5 3 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.90%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.95%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 48 (45.71%) Linux
2 32 (30.48%) Windows
3 30 (28.57%) Debian
4 28 (26.67%) CentOS
5 19 (18.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (18.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (11.43%) Ubuntu
7 11 (10.48%) Windows Vista
7 11 (10.48%) Windows 7
7 11 (10.48%) Windows XP
8 10 (9.52%) UNIX
9 9 (8.57%) FreeBSD
10 8 (7.62%) Solaris
10 8 (7.62%) Mac OS X
10 8 (7.62%) SUSE
10 8 (7.62%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.76%) Network Design
2 15 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
3 14 (13.33%) Load Balancing
4 13 (12.38%) Project Management
5 12 (11.43%) Low Latency
5 12 (11.43%) Release Management
6 11 (10.48%) Email Migration
7 8 (7.62%) ITIL
7 8 (7.62%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (7.62%) Change Control
8 6 (5.71%) E-Commerce
9 5 (4.76%) Network Architecture
9 5 (4.76%) High Availability
9 5 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (3.81%) Service Management
10 4 (3.81%) Service Delivery
10 4 (3.81%) ITSM
11 3 (2.86%) Product Management
11 3 (2.86%) WAN Optimisation
11 3 (2.86%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 28 (26.67%) Bash Shell
2 16 (15.24%) Perl
3 12 (11.43%) PHP
3 12 (11.43%) Ruby
4 11 (10.48%) Python
5 1 (0.95%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.95%) SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (50.48%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (40.95%) CCNP
3 29 (27.62%) CCNA
4 13 (12.38%) CCSP
5 12 (11.43%) CCIE
6 11 (10.48%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (8.57%) Degree
8 8 (7.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (4.76%) MCP
9 5 (4.76%) MCSE
9 5 (4.76%) MCSA
9 5 (4.76%) CCIP
10 4 (3.81%) Linux+ Certification
10 4 (3.81%) JNCIA
10 4 (3.81%) JNCIS
10 4 (3.81%) JNCIP
10 4 (3.81%) JNCIE
11 1 (0.95%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.86%) PCI DSS
1 3 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (15.24%) UAG
2 16 (15.24%) Squid
3 12 (11.43%) VMware ESXi
3 12 (11.43%) KVM
3 12 (11.43%) Xen
4 11 (10.48%) Forefront TMG
4 11 (10.48%) Hyper-V
4 11 (10.48%) ISA Server
4 11 (10.48%) Terminal Services
4 11 (10.48%) Active Directory
5 8 (7.62%) VMware ESX
5 8 (7.62%) VMware Workstation
5 8 (7.62%) Snort
6 2 (1.90%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 15 (14.29%) Nagios
2 12 (11.43%) Cacti
2 12 (11.43%) HAProxy
2 12 (11.43%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (9.52%) CiscoWorks
4 8 (7.62%) SolarWinds Orion
4 8 (7.62%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (2.86%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.95%) SmokePing
6 1 (0.95%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 72 (68.57%) Cisco
2 43 (40.95%) Juniper
3 40 (38.10%) CheckPoint
3 40 (38.10%) VMware
4 20 (19.05%) Red Hat
5 18 (17.14%) HP
6 16 (15.24%) F5
7 13 (12.38%) Nokia
7 13 (12.38%) Microsoft
8 11 (10.48%) ProCurve
9 9 (8.57%) SolarWinds
9 9 (8.57%) BT
10 8 (7.62%) EMC
10 8 (7.62%) Citrix
10 8 (7.62%) Avaya
10 8 (7.62%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 8 (7.62%) IBM
10 8 (7.62%) Websense
10 8 (7.62%) LogRhythm
11 7 (6.67%) Blue Coat
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