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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 783 818 789
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -29
Permanent jobs citing VRRP 97 61 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.057% 0.092%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.49% 0.33% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 81 47 86
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £32,500 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £68,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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
19643 18515 22476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.78% 17.18% 19.73%
Number of salaries quoted 15881 14521 18756
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 24 December 2014 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 24 December 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
(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 +24 87 £45,000 -10.00% 9
London +1 47 £47,500 -5.00% 5
South East +9 32 £42,500 -19.04% 3
Berkshire +19 17 £42,500 -29.16%
City of London +21 15 £52,500 +35.48% 5
Reading +12 14 £42,500 -29.16%
Surrey - 9 £47,500 - 1
Oxfordshire - 5 £38,500 -
Staines - 5 £43,750 - 1
Thame - 4 £39,250 -
Hertfordshire -17 3 £63,500 +41.11% 1
East of England -21 3 £63,500 +41.11% 1
Wales - 3 £36,750 - 1
South Wales - 3 £36,750 - 1
Cardiff - 3 £36,750 - 1
South West -9 2 £44,000 +60.00%
Hampshire -21 2 £47,500 - 1
Woking - 2 £52,500 -
Watford - 2 - - 1
Leeds - 2 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £40,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £35,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £47,500 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £35,000 -
Bournemouth - 1 £38,000 -
Crawley - 1 £47,500 -
Gloucester - 1 £50,000 -
Slough - 1 £37,500 -
Maidenhead - 1 £35,000 -

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 142 (92.81%) Cisco
2 132 (86.27%) HSRP
3 109 (71.24%) Cisco Certification
3 109 (71.24%) BGP
4 107 (69.93%) OSPF
5 103 (67.32%) LAN
6 102 (66.67%) MPLS
7 101 (66.01%) VPN
8 96 (62.75%) CCNP
9 86 (56.21%) Firewall
10 83 (54.25%) WAN
11 75 (49.02%) EIGRP
12 65 (42.48%) Juniper
13 64 (41.83%) Wireless
14 54 (35.29%) IPsec
15 52 (33.99%) Cisco ASA
16 44 (28.76%) VLAN
17 42 (27.45%) Network Design
17 42 (27.45%) Load Balancing
18 40 (26.14%) Ethernet
18 40 (26.14%) DNS
18 40 (26.14%) Internet
19 37 (24.18%) CheckPoint
20 36 (23.53%) ITIL
20 36 (23.53%) TCP/IP
21 35 (22.88%) VoIP
21 35 (22.88%) Multicast
22 34 (22.22%) GLBP
23 33 (21.57%) VPLS
23 33 (21.57%) F5

VRRP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 14 (9.15%) Lync
2 8 (5.23%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.61%) Apache
4 3 (1.96%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.31%) nginx
5 2 (1.31%) Confluence
5 2 (1.31%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.65%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.58%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.96%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.61%) PaaS
2 2 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.31%) SaaS
2 2 (1.31%) IaaS
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 132 (86.27%) HSRP
2 109 (71.24%) BGP
3 107 (69.93%) OSPF
4 103 (67.32%) LAN
5 102 (66.67%) MPLS
6 101 (66.01%) VPN
7 86 (56.21%) Firewall
8 83 (54.25%) WAN
9 75 (49.02%) EIGRP
10 64 (41.83%) Wireless
11 54 (35.29%) IPsec
12 52 (33.99%) Cisco ASA
13 44 (28.76%) VLAN
14 40 (26.14%) Ethernet
14 40 (26.14%) DNS
14 40 (26.14%) Internet
15 36 (23.53%) TCP/IP
16 35 (22.88%) VoIP
16 35 (22.88%) Multicast
17 34 (22.22%) GLBP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.27%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (2.61%) MySQL
3 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (7.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.31%) Subversion
2 2 (1.31%) JIRA
General
1 30 (19.61%) Telecoms
2 21 (13.73%) Finance
3 8 (5.23%) Retail
4 6 (3.92%) Banking
4 6 (3.92%) Marketing
5 5 (3.27%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.61%) Billing
6 4 (2.61%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.96%) Advertising
7 3 (1.96%) Publishing
8 2 (1.31%) Games
9 1 (0.65%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 102 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 29 (18.95%) Senior Network Engineer
3 27 (17.65%) Support Engineer
4 20 (13.07%) Network Support
4 20 (13.07%) Network Support Engineer
5 12 (7.84%) NOC Engineer
6 11 (7.19%) Security Engineer
7 9 (5.88%) Technical Support
8 8 (5.23%) Senior Security Engineer
9 7 (4.58%) Analyst
10 6 (3.92%) Network Security Engineer
10 6 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (3.92%) Technical Engineer
10 6 (3.92%) Technical Support Engineer
11 5 (3.27%) Senior Support Engineer
11 5 (3.27%) Support Analyst
11 5 (3.27%) Senior Network Support
11 5 (3.27%) Senior Network Support Engineer
12 4 (2.61%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
12 4 (2.61%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.31%) X-Windows
1 2 (1.31%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.15%) Performance Metrics
2 13 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (7.19%) AVVID
4 6 (3.92%) Client/Server
5 5 (3.27%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.61%) PKI
6 4 (2.61%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.61%) Open Source
7 2 (1.31%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.31%) Blog
7 2 (1.31%) FMCG
7 2 (1.31%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.65%) Replication
8 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.65%) iPhone
8 1 (0.65%) Social Media
8 1 (0.65%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 25 (16.34%) Windows
1 25 (16.34%) Linux
2 12 (7.84%) CentOS
3 6 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (3.92%) Solaris
3 6 (3.92%) Debian
3 6 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.27%) Windows 7
4 5 (3.27%) OpenBSD
5 4 (2.61%) Ubuntu
5 4 (2.61%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.96%) UNIX
6 3 (1.96%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.31%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (1.31%) FreeBSD
7 2 (1.31%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.65%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (27.45%) Network Design
1 42 (27.45%) Load Balancing
2 36 (23.53%) ITIL
3 28 (18.30%) Project Management
4 25 (16.34%) Network Management
5 22 (14.38%) Incident Management
6 18 (11.76%) Change Management
7 17 (11.11%) Capacity Management
8 16 (10.46%) Capacity Planning
9 15 (9.80%) Penetration Testing
10 12 (7.84%) Performance Monitoring
10 12 (7.84%) Line Management
11 10 (6.54%) Change Control
11 10 (6.54%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (6.54%) Information Security
12 9 (5.88%) Performance Testing
13 8 (5.23%) Time Management
13 8 (5.23%) Service Management
14 7 (4.58%) Project Planning
15 6 (3.92%) Product Marketing
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.92%) Python
2 4 (2.61%) PHP
3 3 (1.96%) SQL
4 2 (1.31%) Java
4 2 (1.31%) Perl
4 2 (1.31%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 109 (71.24%) Cisco Certification
2 96 (62.75%) CCNP
3 30 (19.61%) CCNA
4 21 (13.73%) Security Cleared
5 19 (12.42%) SC Cleared
6 14 (9.15%) JNCIS
6 14 (9.15%) CCDA
7 13 (8.50%) Degree
8 10 (6.54%) CCIE
9 9 (5.88%) CCDP
10 8 (5.23%) DV Cleared
10 8 (5.23%) CCSA
11 7 (4.58%) MCSE
11 7 (4.58%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (3.27%) JNCIP
12 5 (3.27%) JNCIE
13 4 (2.61%) CCSE
14 3 (1.96%) MCP
14 3 (1.96%) CISSP
14 3 (1.96%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (15.69%) SLA
2 2 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (9.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.92%) vSphere
2 6 (3.92%) vCloud
3 4 (2.61%) Terminal Services
3 4 (2.61%) ISA Server
4 3 (1.96%) Firmware
5 2 (1.31%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.31%) Squid
5 2 (1.31%) KVM
5 2 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.65%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.65%) UAG
6 1 (0.65%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.65%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 29 (18.95%) CiscoWorks
2 16 (10.46%) SCOM
3 14 (9.15%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (3.27%) SolarWinds Orion
4 5 (3.27%) OPNET
5 4 (2.61%) Nagios
5 4 (2.61%) Cacti
5 4 (2.61%) Ansible
6 3 (1.96%) OpenView
7 2 (1.31%) SCCM
7 2 (1.31%) SELinux
7 2 (1.31%) FortiGate
7 2 (1.31%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.65%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.65%) Nessus
Vendors
1 142 (92.81%) Cisco
2 65 (42.48%) Juniper
3 37 (24.18%) CheckPoint
4 33 (21.57%) F5
5 30 (19.61%) Microsoft
6 25 (16.34%) SolarWinds
7 19 (12.42%) VMware
8 18 (11.76%) Aruba
9 12 (7.84%) IronPort
9 12 (7.84%) HP
10 8 (5.23%) Avaya
10 8 (5.23%) Riverbed
11 7 (4.58%) Fortinet
12 5 (3.27%) Foundry
13 4 (2.61%) Red Hat
13 4 (2.61%) Barracuda Networks
13 4 (2.61%) ArcSight
13 4 (2.61%) McAfee
14 3 (1.96%) Dell
14 3 (1.96%) Sun
West Sussex
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + £250pm car allowance, bonus, training
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50,000 to £55,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + £3000 car allowance + £5,000 bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
camelot
Salary: depends on experience + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago