Period
to 3 December 2020

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 3 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
UK
6 months to
3 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 688 863 1027
Rank change year-on-year +175 +164 -21
Permanent jobs citing HSRP 33 202 122
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.058% 0.15% 0.076%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.39% 0.97% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 29 160 90
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -16.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £41,000 £37,500 £30,825
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +26.67% -12.79%

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 8,474 20,725 23,926
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.01% 15.35% 14.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6,822 16,184 18,838
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

HSRP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for HSRP in the UK

HSRP
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing HSRP.

Salary trend for HSRP in the UK

HSRP
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing HSRP over the 6 months to 3 December 2020.

Salary histogram for HSRP in the UK

HSRP
Top 12 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 3 December 2020. 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 +159 33 £55,000 +4.76% 13
UK excluding London +167 21 £47,500 - 6
London +172 12 £70,000 +16.67% 7
Midlands +126 9 £52,500 - 3
West Midlands +89 8 £52,500 - 3
North of England +132 7 £55,000 +12.82% 2
East of England +117 4 £46,250 -15.91%
North East - 4 £55,000 - 1
North West +96 3 £41,000 +11.95% 1
Work from Home -45 3 £52,500 - 2
South East +126 1 £40,000 -15.79%
East Midlands +77 1 £42,500 -15.00%

For the 6 months to 3 December 2020, IT jobs citing HSRP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for HSRP.

1 27 (81.82%) Cisco
2 26 (78.79%) Firewall
3 25 (75.76%) BGP
4 23 (69.70%) OSPF
5 20 (60.61%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (57.58%) VPN
7 17 (51.52%) CCNP
8 16 (48.48%) Cisco ASA
9 14 (42.42%) VLAN
10 13 (39.39%) CCNA
11 12 (36.36%) CheckPoint
11 12 (36.36%) Data Centre
12 11 (33.33%) MPLS
12 11 (33.33%) SolarWinds
12 11 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (30.30%) Network Security
14 9 (27.27%) VRRP
14 9 (27.27%) Wireless
14 9 (27.27%) Juniper
14 9 (27.27%) DNS
14 9 (27.27%) WAN
15 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
15 8 (24.24%) Finance
15 8 (24.24%) Cisco IOS
15 8 (24.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 8 (24.24%) Network Monitoring
15 8 (24.24%) Palo Alto
15 8 (24.24%) Problem-Solving
15 8 (24.24%) Technical Leadership
15 8 (24.24%) Project Delivery

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 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) Azure
2 4 (12.12%) AWS
3 3 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (78.79%) Firewall
2 25 (75.76%) BGP
3 23 (69.70%) OSPF
4 19 (57.58%) VPN
5 16 (48.48%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (42.42%) VLAN
7 11 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (33.33%) MPLS
8 10 (30.30%) Network Security
9 9 (27.27%) DNS
9 9 (27.27%) VRRP
9 9 (27.27%) WAN
9 9 (27.27%) Wireless
10 8 (24.24%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
11 7 (21.21%) Ethernet
11 7 (21.21%) VoIP
12 6 (18.18%) EIGRP
12 6 (18.18%) LAN
12 6 (18.18%) SSL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.03%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Network Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Network Specialist
3 4 (12.12%) Check Point Specialist
3 4 (12.12%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 4 (12.12%) Cisco Security Specialist
3 4 (12.12%) Cisco Specialist
3 4 (12.12%) Network Security Specialist
3 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Security Specialist
3 4 (12.12%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Lead Network Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) NOC Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Network Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) Hedge funds
3 2 (6.06%) Internet of Things
4 1 (3.03%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Network Monitoring
1 8 (24.24%) Problem-Solving
1 8 (24.24%) Project Delivery
1 8 (24.24%) Technical Leadership
1 8 (24.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (12.12%) Capacity Management
2 4 (12.12%) Change Management
2 4 (12.12%) ITIL
2 4 (12.12%) Network Optimisation
2 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
2 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery Management
3 3 (9.09%) DNA
3 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (9.09%) Investment Management
3 3 (9.09%) Network Architecture
3 3 (9.09%) Network Design
4 2 (6.06%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 2 (6.06%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (6.06%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) Python
2 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (60.61%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (51.52%) CCNP
3 13 (39.39%) CCNA
4 4 (12.12%) DV Cleared
4 4 (12.12%) JNCIA
4 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
4 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
5 2 (6.06%) Degree
6 1 (3.03%) CCNP Voice
6 1 (3.03%) JNCIP
6 1 (3.03%) MCSE
6 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
2 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.12%) Firmware
3 2 (6.06%) VMware Server
3 2 (6.06%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Ansible
1 4 (12.12%) Nagios
2 3 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (9.09%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 27 (81.82%) Cisco
2 12 (36.36%) CheckPoint
3 11 (33.33%) SolarWinds
4 9 (27.27%) Juniper
5 8 (24.24%) Palo Alto
6 7 (21.21%) Fortinet
6 7 (21.21%) Meraki
7 6 (18.18%) VMware
8 5 (15.15%) F5
9 4 (12.12%) Zscaler
10 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
10 3 (9.09%) Riverbed
11 2 (6.06%) Arista
12 1 (3.03%) BT
12 1 (3.03%) Speakerbus
12 1 (3.03%) Verint