The table below looks at the statistics for VRRP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VRRP over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 827 845 963
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +118
Permanent jobs citing VRRP 89 125 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.11% 0.028%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.53% 0.65% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 81 109 27
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £34,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £70,000 £66,000
UK excluding London median salary £49,750 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.73% +11.76%

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
16651 19150 20929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.07% 17.28% 17.40%
Number of salaries quoted 13836 15616 16734
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

VRRP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing VRRP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 July 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VRRP within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +37 87 £51,250 +5.67% 10
London +78 50 £55,000 -6.38% 4
South East +6 24 £49,250 +1.54% 4
City of London +73 21 £45,000 -37.93%
Berkshire +15 16 £49,500 +3.12% 2
North West +23 6 £60,000 +41.17%
Bracknell -6 6 £48,500 - 1
Manchester - 6 £60,000 -
Rochdale - 6 £60,000 -
Reading +10 5 - - 1
Newbury - 4 £53,750 -
East of England +20 3 £52,500 +31.25%
Yorkshire +7 3 £50,000 - 2
Gloucestershire - 3 £46,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £55,000 -
Cheltenham - 3 £46,000 -
South West - 3 £46,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire +19 2 £50,000 - 2
Leeds +13 2 £50,000 - 2
Surrey +8 2 £40,000 +12.67% 2
Hampshire -2 2 £43,750 -12.50%
Basingstoke -9 2 £43,750 +41.12%
Wales -10 2 £30,500 -35.78%
South Wales -11 2 £30,500 -35.78%
Cardiff -13 2 £30,500 -35.78%
Birmingham - 2 £50,000 -
High Wycombe - 2 £55,000 -
Bedfordshire +14 1 £52,500 -
Cambridge +1 1 £52,500 +31.25%

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT jobs citing VRRP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for VRRP.

1 162 (84.82%) OSPF
2 155 (81.15%) BGP
3 150 (78.53%) HSRP
4 137 (71.73%) Cisco
5 132 (69.11%) MPLS
6 124 (64.92%) VPN
7 99 (51.83%) Firewall
8 79 (41.36%) Juniper
9 77 (40.31%) TCP/IP
9 77 (40.31%) LAN
10 70 (36.65%) WAN
11 68 (35.60%) Cisco Certification
12 66 (34.55%) DNS
13 64 (33.51%) CCNP
13 64 (33.51%) EIGRP
14 59 (30.89%) VoIP
15 58 (30.37%) Telecoms
16 55 (28.80%) Network Design
17 54 (28.27%) F5
18 51 (26.70%) Windows
19 46 (24.08%) Wireless
19 46 (24.08%) Data Centre
20 44 (23.04%) Load Balancing
21 42 (21.99%) VLAN
21 42 (21.99%) CheckPoint
21 42 (21.99%) Cisco ASA
22 40 (20.94%) Spanning Tree
23 38 (19.90%) Linux
24 37 (19.37%) Microsoft
24 37 (19.37%) Ethernet

VRRP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (9.95%) IIS
2 11 (5.76%) Skype for Business
3 4 (2.09%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.57%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.57%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 25 (13.09%) MS Excel
2 20 (10.47%) MS Visio
3 14 (7.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 162 (84.82%) OSPF
2 155 (81.15%) BGP
3 150 (78.53%) HSRP
4 132 (69.11%) MPLS
5 124 (64.92%) VPN
6 99 (51.83%) Firewall
7 77 (40.31%) LAN
7 77 (40.31%) TCP/IP
8 70 (36.65%) WAN
9 66 (34.55%) DNS
10 64 (33.51%) EIGRP
11 59 (30.89%) VoIP
12 46 (24.08%) Wireless
13 42 (21.99%) Cisco ASA
13 42 (21.99%) VLAN
14 40 (20.94%) Spanning Tree
15 37 (19.37%) Ethernet
16 34 (17.80%) HTTP
17 31 (16.23%) RIP
17 31 (16.23%) RTCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (3.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.52%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 58 (30.37%) Telecoms
2 15 (7.85%) Manufacturing
3 9 (4.71%) Finance
4 5 (2.62%) Electronics
5 4 (2.09%) Banking
5 4 (2.09%) Publishing
6 2 (1.05%) Marketing
7 1 (0.52%) Back Office
7 1 (0.52%) Law
7 1 (0.52%) Legal
7 1 (0.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 99 (51.83%) Network Engineer
2 35 (18.32%) Cisco Engineer
2 35 (18.32%) Support Engineer
3 31 (16.23%) Network Support
4 29 (15.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 25 (13.09%) Network Support Engineer
6 23 (12.04%) Implementation Engineer
7 22 (11.52%) Design Engineer
8 20 (10.47%) Senior Network Engineer
9 18 (9.42%) Ericsson Engineer
10 14 (7.33%) Consultant
11 13 (6.81%) Switch Engineer
11 13 (6.81%) WAN Engineer
12 12 (6.28%) Senior Cisco Engineer
12 12 (6.28%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
13 11 (5.76%) Network Consultant
13 11 (5.76%) Operations Engineer
13 11 (5.76%) Presales Consultant
14 10 (5.24%) Analyst
14 10 (5.24%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (15.18%) 802.1X
2 9 (4.71%) CSS
3 7 (3.66%) XMPP
4 3 (1.57%) Web Services
5 1 (0.52%) COM
5 1 (0.52%) HTML
5 1 (0.52%) HTML5
5 1 (0.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (24.08%) Data Centre
2 23 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (11.52%) Over-the-Top Content
4 16 (8.38%) IPTV
5 13 (6.81%) Computer Science
6 10 (5.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 9 (4.71%) Video Conferencing
7 9 (4.71%) Virtual Team
8 6 (3.14%) PKI
8 6 (3.14%) Streaming Video
9 4 (2.09%) Replication
10 2 (1.05%) Clustering
10 2 (1.05%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.52%) Biometrics
11 1 (0.52%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 51 (26.70%) Windows
2 38 (19.90%) Linux
3 33 (17.28%) Windows Server
4 27 (14.14%) Unix
5 4 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.05%) CatOS
6 2 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.52%) CentOS
7 1 (0.52%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (28.80%) Network Design
2 44 (23.04%) Load Balancing
3 27 (14.14%) ITIL
4 25 (13.09%) High Availability
5 21 (10.99%) Network Management
6 20 (10.47%) Presales
7 19 (9.95%) Network Architecture
8 18 (9.42%) Project Management
9 17 (8.90%) Network Monitoring
10 16 (8.38%) Change Management
10 16 (8.38%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (7.85%) HOOD
12 13 (6.81%) Network Planning
12 13 (6.81%) Root Cause Analysis
13 12 (6.28%) Kalman Filter
13 12 (6.28%) Service Delivery
14 11 (5.76%) Capacity Planning
14 11 (5.76%) Web Filtering
15 9 (4.71%) Change Control
15 9 (4.71%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (13.09%) Perl
2 24 (12.57%) Python
3 19 (9.95%) Bash Shell
4 12 (6.28%) Shell Script
5 6 (3.14%) PHP
5 6 (3.14%) SQL
6 4 (2.09%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.52%) Java
7 1 (0.52%) Korn
7 1 (0.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 68 (35.60%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (33.51%) CCNP
3 30 (15.71%) CCNA
4 14 (7.33%) CCSA
5 10 (5.24%) CCIE
5 10 (5.24%) Degree
6 7 (3.66%) SC Cleared
6 7 (3.66%) Security Cleared
7 6 (3.14%) CCNP Voice
7 6 (3.14%) JNCIP
8 5 (2.62%) CCSP
9 4 (2.09%) CCIP
10 3 (1.57%) CCDP
10 3 (1.57%) CCSE
10 3 (1.57%) MCP
10 3 (1.57%) MCSA
10 3 (1.57%) MCSE
10 3 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.05%) JNCIA
11 2 (1.05%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (16.23%) SLA
2 6 (3.14%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 14 (7.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (4.19%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.57%) ISA Server
3 3 (1.57%) Terminal Services
3 3 (1.57%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.05%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.52%) NFS
5 1 (0.52%) Snort
5 1 (0.52%) vCloud
5 1 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 19 (9.95%) Cacti
2 18 (9.42%) Nagios
3 15 (7.85%) Cisco CUCM
4 13 (6.81%) Cisco UCCX
5 10 (5.24%) HP NNM
6 9 (4.71%) SmokePing
7 6 (3.14%) Cisco IPCC
7 6 (3.14%) Cisco UCCE
7 6 (3.14%) OpenNMS
7 6 (3.14%) Puppet
7 6 (3.14%) RANCID
7 6 (3.14%) SCCM
7 6 (3.14%) SCOM
7 6 (3.14%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (1.05%) Graphite
8 2 (1.05%) Opsview
9 1 (0.52%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.52%) SmoothWall
9 1 (0.52%) TrustSec
9 1 (0.52%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 137 (71.73%) Cisco
2 79 (41.36%) Juniper
3 54 (28.27%) F5
4 42 (21.99%) CheckPoint
5 37 (19.37%) Microsoft
6 24 (12.57%) Ericsson
7 21 (10.99%) Brocade
8 18 (9.42%) Redback
8 18 (9.42%) SolarWinds
9 17 (8.90%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 16 (8.38%) Akamai
10 16 (8.38%) SevOne
10 16 (8.38%) VMware
11 15 (7.85%) Meraki
12 12 (6.28%) Blue Coat
12 12 (6.28%) HP
13 11 (5.76%) Citrix
13 11 (5.76%) Riverbed
14 9 (4.71%) Aruba
14 9 (4.71%) BroadSoft
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