The table below looks at the statistics for HSRP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HSRP over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 94 88 87
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Permanent jobs citing HSRP 7 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.54% 1.07% 0.095%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.28% 4.98% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 1
Average salary £36,250 £40,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.37% +37.93%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
HSRP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
307 281 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 23.60% 21.53% 26.59%
Number of salaries quoted 269 253 240
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

HSRP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing HSRP across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

HSRP Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

HSRP
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing HSRP across the Wales region.

HSRP Salary Trend in Wales

HSRP
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HSRP within the Wales region over the 3 months to 18 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
South Wales -6 7 £36,250 -9.37%
HSRP
UK

HSRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region citing HSRP 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 HSRP.

1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
1 21 (100.00%) Firewall
2 18 (85.71%) CCNP
2 18 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (85.71%) BGP
3 15 (71.43%) VPN
3 15 (71.43%) LAN
4 14 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (52.38%) VRRP
6 10 (47.62%) Juniper
6 10 (47.62%) SLA
7 8 (38.10%) CiscoWorks
7 8 (38.10%) HP
7 8 (38.10%) EIGRP
7 8 (38.10%) Load Balancing
7 8 (38.10%) Cisco PIX
7 8 (38.10%) Network Security
7 8 (38.10%) F5
7 8 (38.10%) FWSM
7 8 (38.10%) Capacity Management
7 8 (38.10%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (38.10%) IPsec
7 8 (38.10%) VMware
8 7 (33.33%) Advertising
8 7 (33.33%) MPLS
8 7 (33.33%) SSH
8 7 (33.33%) PuTTY
8 7 (33.33%) SecureCRT
8 7 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (33.33%) SolarWinds

HSRP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region citing HSRP 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 HSRP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) Lync
1 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (100.00%) Firewall
2 18 (85.71%) BGP
3 15 (71.43%) VPN
3 15 (71.43%) LAN
4 14 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (52.38%) VRRP
6 8 (38.10%) EIGRP
6 8 (38.10%) Cisco PIX
6 8 (38.10%) Network Security
6 8 (38.10%) FWSM
6 8 (38.10%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (38.10%) IPsec
7 7 (33.33%) MPLS
7 7 (33.33%) SSH
7 7 (33.33%) PuTTY
7 7 (33.33%) SecureCRT
7 7 (33.33%) Telnet
7 7 (33.33%) WAN
7 7 (33.33%) DHCP
8 3 (14.29%) VLAN
General
1 7 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Network Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Support Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Network Support Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Network Support
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Project Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Load Balancing
1 8 (38.10%) Capacity Management
2 5 (23.81%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) Email Migration
3 3 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 18 (85.71%) CCNP
1 18 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (33.33%) CCIP
3 5 (23.81%) SAP Certification
3 5 (23.81%) Degree
4 3 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (14.29%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (47.62%) SLA
2 5 (23.81%) ISO 9001
2 5 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (47.62%) Juniper
3 8 (38.10%) HP
3 8 (38.10%) F5
3 8 (38.10%) VMware
4 7 (33.33%) SolarWinds
5 6 (28.57%) CheckPoint
6 5 (23.81%) SAP
6 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
7 3 (14.29%) WatchGuard
7 3 (14.29%) SonicWALL
7 3 (14.29%) Dell