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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 822 797 778
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -19
Permanent jobs citing VRRP 75 82 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.076% 0.095%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.37% 0.44% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 69 62 86
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

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
20251 18478 21975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.80% 17.17% 19.54%
Number of salaries quoted 16086 14911 17942
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 £26,750 £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 30 October 2014 within the UK.

VRRP Salary Histogram in the UK

VRRP
Top 27 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 30 October 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
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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 -19 70 £46,000 +2.22% 4
London +18 42 £46,000 +10.84% 1
South East -17 19 £44,000 -26.66% 2
City of London +23 16 £46,000 +12.88% 1
Surrey -5 10 £44,500 -1.11%
Berkshire -1 7 £42,500 -29.16%
Reading -11 7 £42,500 -29.16%
Staines - 6 £42,500 -
Birmingham - 4 £35,000 -
West Midlands - 4 £35,000 -
East of England -16 3 £18,250 -51.00% 1
Hertfordshire -21 3 £18,250 -59.44% 1
South West -12 2 £44,000 +3.52%
Hampshire -17 2 £47,500 +72.72% 2
West Sussex - 2 £47,500 -
Guildford - 2 £47,500 -
Hertford - 2 £18,250 -
Crawley - 2 £47,500 -
Uxbridge - 2 £80,000 -
South Wales +5 1 £35,000 +1.44%
Wales +4 1 £35,000 +1.44%
Gloucestershire -13 1 £50,000 -
Dorset - 1 £38,000 -
Watford - 1 - - 1
Gloucester - 1 £50,000 -
Bournemouth - 1 £38,000 -
Caerphilly - 1 £35,000 -

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 109 (96.46%) Cisco
2 101 (89.38%) HSRP
3 86 (76.11%) Cisco Certification
4 82 (72.57%) BGP
4 82 (72.57%) VPN
4 82 (72.57%) LAN
5 78 (69.03%) OSPF
6 77 (68.14%) CCNP
7 70 (61.95%) MPLS
8 67 (59.29%) WAN
9 66 (58.41%) EIGRP
10 65 (57.52%) Firewall
11 51 (45.13%) Wireless
12 43 (38.05%) Cisco ASA
13 40 (35.40%) Load Balancing
13 40 (35.40%) Juniper
14 37 (32.74%) IPsec
14 37 (32.74%) VLAN
15 35 (30.97%) Internet
16 32 (28.32%) ITIL
17 30 (26.55%) VoIP
17 30 (26.55%) CheckPoint
18 29 (25.66%) CiscoWorks
18 29 (25.66%) DNS
19 27 (23.89%) VMware
19 27 (23.89%) GLBP
20 26 (23.01%) Network Design
20 26 (23.01%) Microsoft
21 25 (22.12%) Ethernet
21 25 (22.12%) F5

VRRP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 15 (13.27%) Lync
2 6 (5.31%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (3.54%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.77%) nginx
4 2 (1.77%) Confluence
4 2 (1.77%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (1.77%) IIS
4 2 (1.77%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (13.27%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.54%) MS Office
3 3 (2.65%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.42%) PaaS
2 3 (2.65%) Office 365
2 3 (2.65%) SaaS
3 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.77%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 101 (89.38%) HSRP
2 82 (72.57%) LAN
2 82 (72.57%) VPN
2 82 (72.57%) BGP
3 78 (69.03%) OSPF
4 70 (61.95%) MPLS
5 67 (59.29%) WAN
6 66 (58.41%) EIGRP
7 65 (57.52%) Firewall
8 51 (45.13%) Wireless
9 43 (38.05%) Cisco ASA
10 37 (32.74%) IPsec
10 37 (32.74%) VLAN
11 35 (30.97%) Internet
12 30 (26.55%) VoIP
13 29 (25.66%) DNS
14 27 (23.89%) GLBP
15 25 (22.12%) Ethernet
16 24 (21.24%) VPLS
16 24 (21.24%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.77%) MySQL
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (10.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.77%) JIRA
General
1 20 (17.70%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.08%) Finance
3 5 (4.42%) Retail
4 3 (2.65%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.65%) Publishing
4 3 (2.65%) Banking
5 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.77%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 71 (62.83%) Network Engineer
2 22 (19.47%) Senior Network Engineer
3 14 (12.39%) Support Engineer
4 13 (11.50%) Network Support Engineer
4 13 (11.50%) Network Support
5 9 (7.96%) Security Engineer
6 8 (7.08%) Senior Security Engineer
6 8 (7.08%) Analyst
7 7 (6.19%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (5.31%) Support Analyst
8 6 (5.31%) NOC Engineer
9 5 (4.42%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 5 (4.42%) Network Security Engineer
9 5 (4.42%) Cisco Engineer
10 4 (3.54%) Network Manager
10 4 (3.54%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 4 (3.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.54%) Senior Network Security Engineer
11 3 (2.65%) Senior Network Manager
11 3 (2.65%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.77%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.27%) Performance Metrics
2 11 (9.73%) AVVID
3 10 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.31%) Client/Server
5 5 (4.42%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.42%) Open Source
6 4 (3.54%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.65%) PKI
8 2 (1.77%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.77%) Replication
8 2 (1.77%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.88%) Social Media
9 1 (0.88%) iPad
9 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.88%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 23 (20.35%) Linux
2 20 (17.70%) Windows
3 8 (7.08%) CentOS
4 7 (6.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (5.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (5.31%) Solaris
6 5 (4.42%) UNIX
7 4 (3.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (3.54%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.65%) OpenBSD
8 3 (2.65%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.77%) Debian
9 2 (1.77%) FreeBSD
9 2 (1.77%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.77%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.77%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.77%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.77%) SELinux
10 1 (0.88%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.88%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (35.40%) Load Balancing
2 32 (28.32%) ITIL
3 26 (23.01%) Network Design
4 22 (19.47%) Project Management
5 18 (15.93%) Capacity Management
6 14 (12.39%) Change Management
7 11 (9.73%) Capacity Planning
7 11 (9.73%) Change Control
8 10 (8.85%) Network Management
8 10 (8.85%) Incident Management
9 9 (7.96%) Service Management
10 8 (7.08%) Migration
10 8 (7.08%) Time Management
11 7 (6.19%) Penetration Testing
12 6 (5.31%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (5.31%) Performance Monitoring
12 6 (5.31%) Performance Testing
12 6 (5.31%) Line Management
13 5 (4.42%) Coaching
14 4 (3.54%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.65%) PHP
2 2 (1.77%) Java
3 1 (0.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 86 (76.11%) Cisco Certification
2 77 (68.14%) CCNP
3 23 (20.35%) CCNA
4 14 (12.39%) Degree
5 9 (7.96%) CCDP
6 8 (7.08%) CCDA
6 8 (7.08%) Security Cleared
7 6 (5.31%) SC Cleared
7 6 (5.31%) JNCIS
7 6 (5.31%) CCSA
7 6 (5.31%) MCSE
7 6 (5.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (4.42%) SAP Certification
8 5 (4.42%) CCIE
9 4 (3.54%) MCP
10 3 (2.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.77%) CCSE
11 2 (1.77%) MCITP
11 2 (1.77%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.77%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (15.93%) SLA
2 5 (4.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.42%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (16.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (7.08%) vSphere
3 7 (6.19%) vCloud
4 5 (4.42%) ISA Server
4 5 (4.42%) Active Directory
5 4 (3.54%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.77%) Firmware
6 2 (1.77%) Squid
6 2 (1.77%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.77%) KVM
6 2 (1.77%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (1.77%) UAG
6 2 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.88%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.88%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.88%) NFS
Systems Management
1 29 (25.66%) CiscoWorks
2 12 (10.62%) SCOM
2 12 (10.62%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (4.42%) SolarWinds Orion
3 5 (4.42%) Nagios
4 3 (2.65%) Cacti
4 3 (2.65%) OpenView
5 2 (1.77%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.88%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.88%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.88%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 109 (96.46%) Cisco
2 40 (35.40%) Juniper
3 30 (26.55%) CheckPoint
4 27 (23.89%) VMware
5 26 (23.01%) Microsoft
6 25 (22.12%) F5
7 19 (16.81%) Aruba
8 18 (15.93%) SolarWinds
9 13 (11.50%) HP
9 13 (11.50%) Avaya
10 12 (10.62%) IronPort
11 7 (6.19%) Fortinet
12 5 (4.42%) SAP
13 4 (3.54%) Red Hat
13 4 (3.54%) Blue Coat
13 4 (3.54%) McAfee
13 4 (3.54%) Barracuda Networks
13 4 (3.54%) Riverbed
14 3 (2.65%) Foundry
14 3 (2.65%) Splunk
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Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum £45,000 to £50,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
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