Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for HSRP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited HSRP over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 991 940 1036
Rank change year-on-year -51 +96 +8
Permanent jobs citing HSRP 192 287 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.68% 0.89% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 155 244 255
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,000 £34,850
90th Percentile £75,750 £67,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -10.53% +5.56%

HSRP 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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 28243 32293 35856
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.64% 16.98% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 22864 26428 29649
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

HSRP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing HSRP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for HSRP in the UK

HSRP
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for HSRP in the UK

HSRP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing HSRP over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for HSRP in the UK

HSRP
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HSRP within the UK over the 6 months to 22 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
England -72 184 £50,000 +11.11% 19
UK excluding London +5 110 £42,500 - 16
London -57 82 £55,000 +22.22% 3
South East -9 32 £46,250 +15.63% 1
East of England +24 28 £35,000 -31.71% 1
North of England 0 23 £47,500 +22.58% 8
North West -13 15 £47,500 -20.83% 6
Midlands +25 12 £56,250 +75.78% 6
Yorkshire +20 8 £51,250 +36.67% 2
South West +17 8 £40,000 -9.09%
West Midlands -6 7 £50,000 +56.25% 4
Scotland -12 7 £35,530 -
East Midlands +43 5 £67,500 +125.00% 2
Northern Ireland - 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing HSRP 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 HSRP.

1 171 (89.06%) BGP
2 166 (86.46%) OSPF
3 162 (84.38%) Cisco
4 146 (76.04%) Firewall
5 143 (74.48%) VPN
6 115 (59.90%) Cisco Certification
7 102 (53.13%) VLAN
8 101 (52.60%) CCNP
9 97 (50.52%) MPLS
10 86 (44.79%) WAN
11 85 (44.27%) Juniper
12 84 (43.75%) TCP/IP
13 83 (43.23%) IPsec
14 79 (41.15%) VRRP
15 77 (40.10%) LAN
16 75 (39.06%) EIGRP
17 73 (38.02%) Cisco Nexus
17 73 (38.02%) Palo Alto
18 66 (34.38%) Cisco ASA
19 60 (31.25%) Finance
20 59 (30.73%) Ethernet
21 52 (27.08%) CheckPoint
21 52 (27.08%) SolarWinds
22 48 (25.00%) CCNA
23 45 (23.44%) VoIP
23 45 (23.44%) Wireshark
24 44 (22.92%) Network Security
25 43 (22.40%) Wireless
26 40 (20.83%) DNS
27 38 (19.79%) Degree

HSRP
Co-occurring 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 17 (8.85%) CMS
2 3 (1.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.52%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (4.69%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 26 (13.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (13.02%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (6.25%) SaaS
4 6 (3.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (1.04%) IaaS
6 1 (0.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 171 (89.06%) BGP
2 166 (86.46%) OSPF
3 146 (76.04%) Firewall
4 143 (74.48%) VPN
5 102 (53.13%) VLAN
6 97 (50.52%) MPLS
7 86 (44.79%) WAN
8 84 (43.75%) TCP/IP
9 83 (43.23%) IPsec
10 79 (41.15%) VRRP
11 77 (40.10%) LAN
12 75 (39.06%) EIGRP
13 73 (38.02%) Cisco Nexus
14 66 (34.38%) Cisco ASA
15 59 (30.73%) Ethernet
16 45 (23.44%) VoIP
16 45 (23.44%) Wireshark
17 44 (22.92%) Network Security
18 43 (22.40%) Wireless
19 40 (20.83%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.04%) MySQL
2 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (4.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (2.08%) Git (software)
General
1 60 (31.25%) Finance
2 24 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 20 (10.42%) Military
4 16 (8.33%) Back Office
5 6 (3.13%) Banking
6 5 (2.60%) Marketing
7 4 (2.08%) Retail
8 2 (1.04%) Advertising
8 2 (1.04%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.04%) Legal
9 1 (0.52%) Electronics
9 1 (0.52%) German Language
9 1 (0.52%) Law
9 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 114 (59.38%) Network Engineer
2 39 (20.31%) Senior Network Engineer
3 20 (10.42%) Cisco Engineer
4 19 (9.90%) Administrator
4 19 (9.90%) Network Administrator
5 17 (8.85%) IT Administrator
6 14 (7.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 14 (7.29%) Network Manager
7 13 (6.77%) IP Engineer
8 12 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
8 12 (6.25%) Security Engineer
9 11 (5.73%) Juniper Engineer
10 10 (5.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (5.21%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (5.21%) Network Specialist
11 9 (4.69%) Lead Network Engineer
11 9 (4.69%) Operations Engineer
12 8 (4.17%) IP Network Engineer
12 8 (4.17%) LAN Engineer
12 8 (4.17%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (14.06%) 802.1X
2 17 (8.85%) POSIX
2 17 (8.85%) XMPP
3 7 (3.65%) RFC 2547
3 7 (3.65%) Web Services
4 4 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (18.23%) Data Centre
2 20 (10.42%) Computer Science
3 18 (9.38%) Management Information System
4 11 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.73%) DataPower
4 11 (5.73%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 8 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (3.13%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.60%) Spread Betting
8 4 (2.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (2.08%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.56%) Fintech
10 2 (1.04%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (1.04%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.04%) Security Operations Centre
11 1 (0.52%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.52%) FlexPod
11 1 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.46%) Linux
2 17 (8.85%) Windows
3 15 (7.81%) Unix
4 8 (4.17%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.04%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.52%) CentOS
6 1 (0.52%) Debian
6 1 (0.52%) VMS
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (19.27%) Change Management
1 37 (19.27%) Network Management
2 27 (14.06%) Capacity Planning
2 27 (14.06%) Network Architecture
3 26 (13.54%) High Availability
3 26 (13.54%) ITIL
4 25 (13.02%) Network Monitoring
5 22 (11.46%) Network Optimisation
6 21 (10.94%) Data Encryption
6 21 (10.94%) Data Security
7 20 (10.42%) Load Balancing
7 20 (10.42%) Mentoring
8 19 (9.90%) Project Management
9 18 (9.38%) Kalman Filter
10 16 (8.33%) Document Management
10 16 (8.33%) Problem Management
11 15 (7.81%) Web Filtering
12 13 (6.77%) Coaching
12 13 (6.77%) Network Design
13 12 (6.25%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 16 (8.33%) Python
2 14 (7.29%) Perl
3 13 (6.77%) C
4 9 (4.69%) Java
5 7 (3.65%) C++
5 7 (3.65%) Ruby
6 5 (2.60%) SQL
7 4 (2.08%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.08%) PHP
7 4 (2.08%) Tcl
8 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.52%) C-shell
8 1 (0.52%) Korn
Qualifications
1 115 (59.90%) Cisco Certification
2 101 (52.60%) CCNP
3 48 (25.00%) CCNA
4 38 (19.79%) Degree
5 36 (18.75%) CCIE
6 16 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (5.21%) CCIP
8 9 (4.69%) SC Cleared
8 9 (4.69%) Security Cleared
9 8 (4.17%) CCDP
10 7 (3.65%) CCA
10 7 (3.65%) Citrix Certification
10 7 (3.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (3.13%) JNCIS
12 5 (2.60%) JNCIA
12 5 (2.60%) JNCIP
13 4 (2.08%) CCSA
14 3 (1.56%) CCSE
14 3 (1.56%) CISSP
15 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.46%) SLA
2 8 (4.17%) QA
3 6 (3.13%) PMO
4 5 (2.60%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (6.25%) VMware NSX
2 11 (5.73%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.08%) Firmware
4 3 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.04%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.04%) ProxySG
5 2 (1.04%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 23 (11.98%) Cacti
2 19 (9.90%) Cisco CUCM
3 16 (8.33%) Nagios
4 12 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
5 10 (5.21%) SCOM
6 7 (3.65%) FortiGate
6 7 (3.65%) SolarWinds Orion
7 5 (2.60%) RANCID
8 4 (2.08%) Nessus
8 4 (2.08%) OpenNMS
8 4 (2.08%) Puppet
8 4 (2.08%) SCCM
9 2 (1.04%) Cisco UCCE
9 2 (1.04%) Cisco UCCX
9 2 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 162 (84.38%) Cisco
2 85 (44.27%) Juniper
3 73 (38.02%) Palo Alto
4 52 (27.08%) CheckPoint
4 52 (27.08%) SolarWinds
5 36 (18.75%) F5
6 33 (17.19%) Microsoft
7 21 (10.94%) HP
7 21 (10.94%) Xerox
8 18 (9.38%) VMware
9 17 (8.85%) Aruba
9 17 (8.85%) Dell
10 16 (8.33%) Citrix
11 11 (5.73%) 3Com
11 11 (5.73%) IBM
11 11 (5.73%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (5.21%) Arista
13 8 (4.17%) Avaya
13 8 (4.17%) Riverbed
14 6 (3.13%) Sourcefire