Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for VRRP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VRRP over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1034 1027 1139
Rank change year-on-year -7 +112 +67
Permanent jobs citing VRRP 129 180 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.076% 0.10% 0.074%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.49% 0.59% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 105 160 142
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -12.82% +8.33%
10th Percentile £32,200 £32,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £71,125
UK median annual salary £46,250 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.82% -10.53% +5.56%

VRRP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 26531 30402 34594
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.72% 17.03% 16.81%
Number of salaries quoted 21596 25068 28794
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

VRRP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing VRRP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for VRRP in England

VRRP
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for VRRP in England

VRRP
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VRRP in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VRRP in England

VRRP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VRRP within the England region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +39 47 £40,000 -5.88%
London -37 45 £51,500 +22.62% 5
North of England +26 25 £46,250 +19.35% 7
North West -13 17 £46,250 -22.92% 5
Yorkshire +29 8 £48,371 +28.99% 2
East of England +7 6 £38,750 -22.50% 1
Midlands +33 5 £67,500 +68.75% 1
East Midlands - 5 £67,500 - 1
South West +20 1 £50,000 -
VRRP
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for VRRP.

1 106 (82.17%) OSPF
2 100 (77.52%) BGP
3 98 (75.97%) Firewall
4 96 (74.42%) Cisco
5 82 (63.57%) HSRP
6 72 (55.81%) VPN
7 68 (52.71%) Cisco Certification
8 65 (50.39%) Palo Alto
9 61 (47.29%) MPLS
10 55 (42.64%) CCNP
11 52 (40.31%) Cisco ASA
12 48 (37.21%) Juniper
13 47 (36.43%) VLAN
14 46 (35.66%) IPsec
15 44 (34.11%) LAN
16 42 (32.56%) Network Management
17 41 (31.78%) DNS
18 40 (31.01%) EIGRP
19 38 (29.46%) SNMP
19 38 (29.46%) WAN
20 35 (27.13%) Ethernet
21 33 (25.58%) VoIP
22 31 (24.03%) SolarWinds
23 30 (23.26%) CheckPoint
24 29 (22.48%) Change Management
24 29 (22.48%) CCNA
24 29 (22.48%) Cisco IOS
25 28 (21.71%) Cisco Nexus
25 28 (21.71%) DHCP
26 27 (20.93%) TCP/IP

VRRP
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 2 (1.55%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.55%) nginx
2 1 (0.78%) OpenStack
Applications
1 16 (12.40%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.43%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 106 (82.17%) OSPF
2 100 (77.52%) BGP
3 98 (75.97%) Firewall
4 82 (63.57%) HSRP
5 72 (55.81%) VPN
6 61 (47.29%) MPLS
7 52 (40.31%) Cisco ASA
8 47 (36.43%) VLAN
9 46 (35.66%) IPsec
10 44 (34.11%) LAN
11 41 (31.78%) DNS
12 40 (31.01%) EIGRP
13 38 (29.46%) SNMP
13 38 (29.46%) WAN
14 35 (27.13%) Ethernet
15 33 (25.58%) VoIP
16 29 (22.48%) Cisco IOS
17 28 (21.71%) Cisco Nexus
17 28 (21.71%) DHCP
18 27 (20.93%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (5.43%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (15.50%) Finance
2 14 (10.85%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.88%) Marketing
4 4 (3.10%) Retail
5 1 (0.78%) Electronics
5 1 (0.78%) German Language
5 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 83 (64.34%) Network Engineer
2 20 (15.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 18 (13.95%) Senior Network Engineer
4 14 (10.85%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 13 (10.08%) Cisco Engineer
6 10 (7.75%) Consultant
6 10 (7.75%) Juniper Engineer
7 9 (6.98%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 9 (6.98%) Network Manager
8 8 (6.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 8 (6.20%) Network Security Engineer
8 8 (6.20%) Security Engineer
9 6 (4.65%) LAN Engineer
9 6 (4.65%) LAN/WAN Engineer
9 6 (4.65%) Network Support
9 6 (4.65%) Network Support Engineer
9 6 (4.65%) Support Engineer
9 6 (4.65%) WAN Engineer
10 5 (3.88%) Network Consultant
10 5 (3.88%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.08%) 802.1X
2 7 (5.43%) Web Services
3 4 (3.10%) XML
4 2 (1.55%) Apache Axis
4 2 (1.55%) CSS
4 2 (1.55%) HTML
4 2 (1.55%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.60%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.20%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.65%) Client/Server
3 6 (4.65%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (3.10%) CMDB
4 4 (3.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (3.10%) Private Cloud
4 4 (3.10%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.33%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.33%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.55%) NHS
7 1 (0.78%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.78%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.50%) Linux
2 11 (8.53%) Unix
3 7 (5.43%) Windows
4 3 (2.33%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.55%) CentOS
5 2 (1.55%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (32.56%) Network Management
2 29 (22.48%) Change Management
3 26 (20.16%) ITIL
4 23 (17.83%) Mentoring
5 20 (15.50%) Network Monitoring
6 18 (13.95%) Network Architecture
7 16 (12.40%) Load Balancing
8 15 (11.63%) Problem Management
9 14 (10.85%) High Availability
10 13 (10.08%) Coaching
10 13 (10.08%) Kalman Filter
11 12 (9.30%) Project Management
12 11 (8.53%) Capacity Management
12 11 (8.53%) Network Virtualisation
12 11 (8.53%) Web Filtering
13 9 (6.98%) Time Management
14 8 (6.20%) Configuration Management
14 8 (6.20%) Migration
14 8 (6.20%) Service Design
15 7 (5.43%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 20 (15.50%) Python
2 16 (12.40%) Perl
3 12 (9.30%) C
4 9 (6.98%) Java
4 9 (6.98%) PHP
5 8 (6.20%) SQL
6 7 (5.43%) C++
6 7 (5.43%) Ruby
7 4 (3.10%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.10%) Tcl
8 2 (1.55%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.55%) C#
9 1 (0.78%) C-shell
9 1 (0.78%) Korn
Qualifications
1 68 (52.71%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (42.64%) CCNP
3 29 (22.48%) CCNA
4 26 (20.16%) JNCIP
5 13 (10.08%) Degree
6 10 (7.75%) CCIE
7 9 (6.98%) JNCIS
8 7 (5.43%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (3.88%) CCDP
10 3 (2.33%) SC Cleared
10 3 (2.33%) Security Cleared
11 2 (1.55%) EMCIE
11 2 (1.55%) EMCTA
11 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.78%) CCSA
12 1 (0.78%) HND
12 1 (0.78%) JNCIA
12 1 (0.78%) MCSA
12 1 (0.78%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.98%) SLA
2 8 (6.20%) PCI DSS
2 8 (6.20%) QA
3 6 (4.65%) PMO
4 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (8.53%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.33%) Firmware
2 3 (2.33%) FreeRADIUS
2 3 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.55%) Docker
3 2 (1.55%) Postfix
3 2 (1.55%) PowerDNS
3 2 (1.55%) Terminal Services
3 2 (1.55%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (15.50%) FortiGate
2 16 (12.40%) Nagios
3 15 (11.63%) Cacti
4 11 (8.53%) SCOM
5 8 (6.20%) RANCID
6 7 (5.43%) OpenNMS
6 7 (5.43%) Puppet
6 7 (5.43%) SCCM
7 6 (4.65%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (1.55%) Ansible
8 2 (1.55%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (1.55%) Opsview
8 2 (1.55%) vCenter Server
8 2 (1.55%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 96 (74.42%) Cisco
2 65 (50.39%) Palo Alto
3 48 (37.21%) Juniper
4 31 (24.03%) SolarWinds
5 30 (23.26%) CheckPoint
6 20 (15.50%) Extreme Networks
6 20 (15.50%) F5
7 18 (13.95%) Microsoft
8 17 (13.18%) HP
9 15 (11.63%) Aruba
10 14 (10.85%) Allot
10 14 (10.85%) Mitel
10 14 (10.85%) Trapeze
11 11 (8.53%) 3Com
11 11 (8.53%) Dell
12 9 (6.98%) Ericsson
12 9 (6.98%) Huawei
13 7 (5.43%) Arista
13 7 (5.43%) VMware
14 6 (4.65%) Brocade