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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 850 792 757
Rank change year-on-year
-58 -35
Permanent jobs citing VRRP 55 81 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.076% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.27% 0.44% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 47 69 113
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,100 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +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
20596 18392 22303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.05% 17.27% 18.99%
Number of salaries quoted 16283 14986 18234
Average salary £43,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.13% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -50 46 £44,000 -12.00% 11
London -5 18 £46,000 -12.38% 7
South East -21 13 £47,500 -5.00% 3
City of London +11 8 £42,500 -32.00% 3
East of England -12 7 £28,500 -23.48%
Hertfordshire -11 6 £19,000 -
South Wales +8 5 £35,000 +1.44%
Wales +7 5 £35,000 +1.44%
Surrey -9 5 £44,000 -2.22% 1
Caerphilly +10 4 £36,250 -9.37%
West Midlands -12 4 £35,000 -
Yorkshire -49 4 £42,500 -19.04%
Birmingham - 4 £35,000 -
West Yorkshire -28 3 £45,000 -14.28%
Leeds -38 3 £45,000 -14.28%
Staines - 3 £42,500 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £40,000 -
Kent +3 2 £60,000 +33.33%
Berkshire -9 2 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Hampshire -15 2 £52,500 +90.90% 1
Reading -16 2 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Uxbridge - 2 £80,000 - 1
Hertford - 2 £18,250 -
Guildford - 2 £47,500 -
Bedford -13 1 £38,000 -10.05%
Bedfordshire -17 1 £38,000 +2.01%
South Yorkshire -18 1 £27,000 -16.92%
East Sussex - 1 £40,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £47,500 -
Watford - 1 - -

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 81 (93.10%) Cisco
2 71 (81.61%) HSRP
3 58 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 56 (64.37%) OSPF
5 55 (63.22%) BGP
5 55 (63.22%) VPN
6 54 (62.07%) Firewall
7 53 (60.92%) LAN
8 46 (52.87%) EIGRP
8 46 (52.87%) WAN
8 46 (52.87%) CCNP
9 40 (45.98%) MPLS
10 35 (40.23%) IPsec
11 33 (37.93%) Wireless
12 32 (36.78%) Cisco ASA
13 29 (33.33%) Load Balancing
14 28 (32.18%) Linux
15 27 (31.03%) CheckPoint
16 26 (29.89%) VLAN
16 26 (29.89%) Network Security
17 25 (28.74%) VMware
18 24 (27.59%) Juniper
18 24 (27.59%) F5
19 22 (25.29%) CCNA
19 22 (25.29%) DNS
20 21 (24.14%) VoIP
20 21 (24.14%) Internet
20 21 (24.14%) Project Management
21 20 (22.99%) SSL
21 20 (22.99%) TCP/IP

VRRP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 11 (12.64%) Lync
2 6 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.60%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.60%) Confluence
4 3 (3.45%) nginx
5 2 (2.30%) IIS
5 2 (2.30%) Apache
5 2 (2.30%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (16.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.75%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.75%) Office 365
2 3 (3.45%) SaaS
2 3 (3.45%) PaaS
3 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 71 (81.61%) HSRP
2 56 (64.37%) OSPF
3 55 (63.22%) BGP
3 55 (63.22%) VPN
4 54 (62.07%) Firewall
5 53 (60.92%) LAN
6 46 (52.87%) WAN
6 46 (52.87%) EIGRP
7 40 (45.98%) MPLS
8 35 (40.23%) IPsec
9 33 (37.93%) Wireless
10 32 (36.78%) Cisco ASA
11 26 (29.89%) VLAN
11 26 (29.89%) Network Security
12 22 (25.29%) DNS
13 21 (24.14%) Internet
13 21 (24.14%) VoIP
14 20 (22.99%) TCP/IP
14 20 (22.99%) SSL
15 14 (16.09%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.60%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.45%) MySQL
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (11.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (4.60%) JIRA
General
1 8 (9.20%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.75%) Finance
3 3 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.45%) Banking
3 3 (3.45%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.30%) Retail
4 2 (2.30%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 52 (59.77%) Network Engineer
2 17 (19.54%) Senior Network Engineer
3 13 (14.94%) Support Engineer
4 12 (13.79%) Network Support
4 12 (13.79%) Network Support Engineer
5 6 (6.90%) Security Engineer
5 6 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (5.75%) Analyst
6 5 (5.75%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) Support Analyst
6 5 (5.75%) Senior Security Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (4.60%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Project Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Network Manager
8 3 (3.45%) Senior Manager
8 3 (3.45%) Senior Network Manager
9 2 (2.30%) Platform Engineer
9 2 (2.30%) Network Operations Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.30%) Memcached
2 1 (1.15%) .NET
2 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.15%) CSS
2 1 (1.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.05%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.90%) Open Source
2 6 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.90%) Client/Server
3 5 (5.75%) PKI
4 4 (4.60%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.45%) AVVID
6 2 (2.30%) Clustering
6 2 (2.30%) Firmware
6 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.30%) Replication
7 1 (1.15%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.15%) SecurID
7 1 (1.15%) Social Media
7 1 (1.15%) iPad
7 1 (1.15%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 28 (32.18%) Linux
2 19 (21.84%) Windows
3 10 (11.49%) CentOS
4 6 (6.90%) Debian
4 6 (6.90%) Solaris
5 5 (5.75%) UNIX
5 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.60%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.45%) OpenBSD
7 3 (3.45%) Ubuntu
7 3 (3.45%) FreeBSD
8 2 (2.30%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.30%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.30%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.30%) SELinux
9 1 (1.15%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.15%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.15%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 21 (24.14%) Project Management
3 20 (22.99%) ITIL
4 16 (18.39%) Network Design
5 12 (13.79%) Capacity Management
6 10 (11.49%) Change Control
7 9 (10.34%) Change Management
8 8 (9.20%) Migration
8 8 (9.20%) Time Management
9 7 (8.05%) Incident Management
9 7 (8.05%) Service Management
10 6 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (6.90%) Network Management
10 6 (6.90%) Network Monitoring
11 5 (5.75%) Capacity Planning
12 4 (4.60%) Email Migration
12 4 (4.60%) Kalman Filter
12 4 (4.60%) Penetration Testing
12 4 (4.60%) Information Security
12 4 (4.60%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.60%) PHP
2 2 (2.30%) Python
2 2 (2.30%) Shell Script
2 2 (2.30%) Java
3 1 (1.15%) Ruby
3 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 58 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (52.87%) CCNP
3 22 (25.29%) CCNA
4 16 (18.39%) Degree
5 5 (5.75%) SAP Certification
5 5 (5.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.45%) CCSA
6 3 (3.45%) CCIE
6 3 (3.45%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.45%) CCDP
7 2 (2.30%) CCSP
7 2 (2.30%) MCP
7 2 (2.30%) MCSE
7 2 (2.30%) MCSA
7 2 (2.30%) CCDA
7 2 (2.30%) CCIP
7 2 (2.30%) CCSE
7 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (17.24%) SLA
2 8 (9.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (5.75%) ISO 9001
4 3 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (19.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.05%) Active Directory
3 6 (6.90%) vSphere
4 5 (5.75%) vCloud
4 5 (5.75%) ISA Server
4 5 (5.75%) Squid
5 4 (4.60%) Terminal Services
5 4 (4.60%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.45%) KVM
7 2 (2.30%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (2.30%) UAG
7 2 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.15%) NFS
8 1 (1.15%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.15%) Xen
8 1 (1.15%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (19.54%) CiscoWorks
2 9 (10.34%) Nagios
3 7 (8.05%) Cacti
4 4 (4.60%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (3.45%) SCOM
5 3 (3.45%) ZABBIX
5 3 (3.45%) HAProxy
5 3 (3.45%) OpenView
6 2 (2.30%) SmokePing
7 1 (1.15%) Zenoss
7 1 (1.15%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.15%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 81 (93.10%) Cisco
2 27 (31.03%) CheckPoint
3 25 (28.74%) VMware
4 24 (27.59%) Juniper
4 24 (27.59%) F5
5 15 (17.24%) Microsoft
5 15 (17.24%) HP
6 13 (14.94%) Aruba
7 12 (13.79%) Avaya
8 10 (11.49%) SolarWinds
9 6 (6.90%) Riverbed
9 6 (6.90%) Fortinet
10 5 (5.75%) Blue Coat
10 5 (5.75%) Red Hat
10 5 (5.75%) Dell
10 5 (5.75%) SAP
11 4 (4.60%) McAfee
11 4 (4.60%) WatchGuard
11 4 (4.60%) SonicWALL
11 4 (4.60%) Atlassian
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum £45,000 to £50,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + benefits.
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £53,000 to £60,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Forman IT
Salary: BENS + BONUS
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £43000 - £48000 per annum + 10K+ benefits
Posted: 19 days ago