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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 795 872 789
Rank change year-on-year
+77 -83
Permanent jobs citing VRRP 98 35 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.031% 0.079%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.54% 0.17% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 93 28 71
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,900 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £57,200 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £39,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year
+21.79% -7.69%

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
18260 20805 18853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.67% 18.13% 17.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15141 16472 15224
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +1.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 August 2015 within the UK.

VRRP Salary Histogram in the UK

VRRP
Top 29 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 August 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
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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 +62 85 £52,500 +23.52% 11
London +44 40 £57,000 +30.28% 2
South East +32 23 £46,000 -12.38% 5
City of London +36 17 £72,500 +65.71% 1
East of England +9 16 £47,750 +25.65% 1
Berkshire - 14 £35,000 - 3
Wales +5 13 £47,500 +31.03% 1
South Wales -2 13 £47,500 +31.03% 1
Cardiff - 13 £47,500 - 1
Reading - 8 £50,000 - 2
Hertfordshire -7 7 £48,000 +66.95% 1
Leeds +16 6 £50,000 +11.11%
Yorkshire +13 6 £50,000 +17.64%
Surrey +9 6 £46,000 -3.15%
West Yorkshire +7 6 £50,000 +11.11%
Cambridge - 6 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 6 £40,000 -
Watford -5 5 £48,000 - 1
Bracknell - 4 £35,000 - 1
Bedfordshire +13 3 £52,500 +38.15%
Dunstable - 3 £52,500 -
Staines - 3 £46,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £52,500 - 1
Milton Keynes - 2 £52,500 - 1
Hemel Hempstead +4 1 £30,000 -25.00%
Rickmansworth - 1 £55,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 £39,500 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Chertsey - 1 £35,000 -

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 203 (89.43%) Cisco
2 190 (83.70%) BGP
3 183 (80.62%) OSPF
4 172 (75.77%) HSRP
5 167 (73.57%) Firewall
6 153 (67.40%) Cisco Certification
7 119 (52.42%) CCNP
8 117 (51.54%) VPN
9 108 (47.58%) LAN
10 106 (46.70%) Cisco ASA
11 104 (45.81%) TCP/IP
12 100 (44.05%) EIGRP
13 95 (41.85%) MPLS
14 90 (39.65%) WAN
15 83 (36.56%) CheckPoint
16 81 (35.68%) IPsec
16 81 (35.68%) Data Centre
17 75 (33.04%) Wireless
18 72 (31.72%) Juniper
19 67 (29.52%) Linux
20 64 (28.19%) F5
21 63 (27.75%) RIP
22 59 (25.99%) VLAN
23 55 (24.23%) Network Design
24 54 (23.79%) DNS
25 51 (22.47%) Load Balancing
26 49 (21.59%) CCNA
27 45 (19.82%) Telecoms
28 42 (18.50%) Cisco Nexus
29 41 (18.06%) SSL

VRRP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (1.32%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 33 (14.54%) MS Excel
2 17 (7.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (6.61%) MS Visio
4 10 (4.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 190 (83.70%) BGP
2 183 (80.62%) OSPF
3 172 (75.77%) HSRP
4 167 (73.57%) Firewall
5 117 (51.54%) VPN
6 108 (47.58%) LAN
7 106 (46.70%) Cisco ASA
8 104 (45.81%) TCP/IP
9 100 (44.05%) EIGRP
10 95 (41.85%) MPLS
11 90 (39.65%) WAN
12 81 (35.68%) IPsec
13 75 (33.04%) Wireless
14 63 (27.75%) RIP
15 59 (25.99%) VLAN
16 54 (23.79%) DNS
17 42 (18.50%) Cisco Nexus
18 41 (18.06%) SSL
19 36 (15.86%) SNMP
19 36 (15.86%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (1.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (0.44%) Subversion
General
1 45 (19.82%) Telecoms
2 37 (16.30%) Finance
3 16 (7.05%) Back Office
4 11 (4.85%) Publishing
4 11 (4.85%) Marketing
5 10 (4.41%) Retail
6 7 (3.08%) Electronics
7 6 (2.64%) Games
7 6 (2.64%) Banking
7 6 (2.64%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.20%) Advertising
9 2 (0.88%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.88%) Billing
9 2 (0.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 146 (64.32%) Network Engineer
2 37 (16.30%) Senior Network Engineer
3 23 (10.13%) NOC Engineer
4 21 (9.25%) Security Engineer
5 17 (7.49%) Senior NOC Engineer
5 17 (7.49%) Network Support
5 17 (7.49%) Network Security Engineer
6 14 (6.17%) Analyst
6 14 (6.17%) Network Analyst
7 11 (4.85%) Principal Engineer
7 11 (4.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 10 (4.41%) Implementation Engineer
8 10 (4.41%) Network Implementation Engineer
9 9 (3.96%) Senior Network Support
9 9 (3.96%) Senior Network Analyst
9 9 (3.96%) Cisco Engineer
9 9 (3.96%) Systems Engineer
9 9 (3.96%) Senior Analyst
9 9 (3.96%) Support Analyst
9 9 (3.96%) Network Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (12.78%) 802.1X
2 24 (10.57%) CSS
3 9 (3.96%) XMPP
4 1 (0.44%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 81 (35.68%) Data Centre
2 20 (8.81%) Video Conferencing
3 19 (8.37%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.08%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.32%) Replication
5 3 (1.32%) PKI
5 3 (1.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.44%) GIS
6 1 (0.44%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.44%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.44%) AVVID
6 1 (0.44%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.44%) Clustering
6 1 (0.44%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 67 (29.52%) Linux
2 32 (14.10%) Windows
3 23 (10.13%) UNIX
4 4 (1.76%) Solaris
5 3 (1.32%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.44%) OpenBSD
6 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (24.23%) Network Design
2 51 (22.47%) Load Balancing
3 28 (12.33%) Network Management
4 27 (11.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 25 (11.01%) ITIL
6 19 (8.37%) Project Management
7 18 (7.93%) Change Management
8 14 (6.17%) Network Monitoring
9 11 (4.85%) Mentoring
9 11 (4.85%) Service Delivery
10 10 (4.41%) BCP
10 10 (4.41%) Business Continuity
10 10 (4.41%) Business Continuity Planning
11 9 (3.96%) Project Planning
11 9 (3.96%) Investment Management
12 8 (3.52%) Coaching
12 8 (3.52%) Network Architecture
13 7 (3.08%) Migration
14 6 (2.64%) High Availability
14 6 (2.64%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (8.81%) PHP
2 17 (7.49%) C#
3 15 (6.61%) Perl
4 10 (4.41%) PowerShell
5 9 (3.96%) Ruby
6 3 (1.32%) SQL
7 2 (0.88%) Python
7 2 (0.88%) Tcl
7 2 (0.88%) Java
7 2 (0.88%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.44%) Korn
8 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 153 (67.40%) Cisco Certification
2 119 (52.42%) CCNP
3 49 (21.59%) CCNA
4 33 (14.54%) CCSA
5 27 (11.89%) Degree
6 19 (8.37%) CCIE
7 15 (6.61%) CCSE
8 11 (4.85%) Security Cleared
9 9 (3.96%) CCDA
9 9 (3.96%) CCDP
10 8 (3.52%) CCSP
11 6 (2.64%) CISSP
11 6 (2.64%) SC Cleared
11 6 (2.64%) JNCIP
12 4 (1.76%) CCIP
13 3 (1.32%) JNCIA
14 1 (0.44%) JNCIE
14 1 (0.44%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.44%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.25%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (5.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.96%) VirtualBox
2 9 (3.96%) Xen
3 8 (3.52%) ProxySG
3 8 (3.52%) vSphere
4 4 (1.76%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.32%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (6.61%) HP NNM
2 14 (6.17%) CiscoWorks
3 13 (5.73%) Cisco CUCM
4 10 (4.41%) FortiGate
4 10 (4.41%) Cisco UCCX
4 10 (4.41%) ZABBIX
5 9 (3.96%) Nagios
6 7 (3.08%) Cacti
6 7 (3.08%) Puppet
6 7 (3.08%) Ansible
6 7 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.88%) SCOM
8 1 (0.44%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.44%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.44%) SCCM
8 1 (0.44%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.44%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 203 (89.43%) Cisco
2 83 (36.56%) CheckPoint
3 72 (31.72%) Juniper
4 64 (28.19%) F5
5 34 (14.98%) HP
6 27 (11.89%) Microsoft
7 25 (11.01%) VMware
8 23 (10.13%) SolarWinds
9 18 (7.93%) Citrix
10 14 (6.17%) Blue Coat
11 13 (5.73%) ProCurve
12 12 (5.29%) Verint
12 12 (5.29%) CyberTech
13 11 (4.85%) Brocade
14 10 (4.41%) Radware
15 8 (3.52%) Dell
15 8 (3.52%) SonicWALL
16 7 (3.08%) Aruba
17 6 (2.64%) Crossbeam
18 5 (2.20%) WatchGuard
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Posted: 22 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £54000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
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Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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