The table below looks at the statistics for VRRP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VRRP over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 98 101 91
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Permanent jobs citing VRRP 4 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.31% 0.45% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.57% 1.94% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 3
Average salary £40,000 £36,750 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.84% +8.08%
UK excluding London average salary £48,250 £39,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+22.15% -12.22%
VRRP
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
254 310 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 19.77% 23.13% 20.77%
Number of salaries quoted 226 240 190
Average salary £41,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £29,400 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VRRP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

VRRP Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

VRRP
Salary Trend in Wales

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

VRRP Salary Trend in Wales

VRRP
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VRRP within the Wales region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 0 4 £40,000 +8.84%
VRRP
UK

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) BGP
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (100.00%) Degree
2 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (60.00%) 802.11
2 6 (60.00%) OSPF
2 6 (60.00%) Back Office
2 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) PHP
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (60.00%) Broadband
2 6 (60.00%) DHCP
2 6 (60.00%) Ethernet
2 6 (60.00%) SNMP
2 6 (60.00%) GPON
2 6 (60.00%) 802.1X
2 6 (60.00%) Driving Licence
2 6 (60.00%) CCNA
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (40.00%) F5
3 4 (40.00%) High Availability
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (40.00%) HSRP
3 4 (40.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (40.00%) DDoS Mitigation

VRRP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wales region 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.

Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) BGP
2 6 (60.00%) 802.11
2 6 (60.00%) Broadband
2 6 (60.00%) DHCP
2 6 (60.00%) Ethernet
2 6 (60.00%) GPON
2 6 (60.00%) OSPF
2 6 (60.00%) SNMP
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) HSRP
3 4 (40.00%) IPsec
3 4 (40.00%) LAN
3 4 (40.00%) VPN
General
1 6 (60.00%) Back Office
1 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) NOC Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) Principal Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) Senior NOC Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Network Support
2 4 (40.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Support
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (60.00%) Driving Licence
2 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (40.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) DDoS Mitigation
1 4 (40.00%) High Availability
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
1 6 (60.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (100.00%) Degree
2 6 (60.00%) CCNA
3 4 (40.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) F5
3 4 (40.00%) Radware
3 4 (40.00%) TippingPoint
4 2 (20.00%) Fortinet