Period
to 17 June 2018

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 17 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
UK
6 months to
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1068 946 1009
Rank change year-on-year -122 +63 -117
Permanent jobs citing HSRP 125 219 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.073% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.48% 0.80% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 104 209 306
UK median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00% +4.82%
10th Percentile £41,250 £33,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -15.00% +11.11%

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 26,065 27,464 33,963
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.17% 15.98% 16.91%
Number of salaries quoted 20,735 22,356 28,162
UK median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - +1.12%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 17 June 2018.

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 17 June 2018. 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 -85 119 £55,000 +15.79% 16
London -13 84 £55,000 +10.00% 9
UK excluding London -71 39 £45,000 +5.88% 7
South East -48 19 £45,000 -5.26%
North of England +2 6 £41,000 -3.53% 4
East of England -6 5 £47,500 +43.94%
Scotland -26 4 £52,500 +48.87%
Yorkshire - 4 £40,000 -
North West +3 2 £60,000 +41.18% 4
West Midlands +2 2 £38,750 -13.89% 1
Midlands -8 2 £38,750 -13.89% 1
South West -13 2 £50,000 +17.65% 2

For the 6 months to 17 June 2018, 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.

1 123 (98.40%) Cisco
2 113 (90.40%) OSPF
3 112 (89.60%) BGP
4 97 (77.60%) Firewall
5 91 (72.80%) Cisco Certification
6 86 (68.80%) VPN
7 84 (67.20%) CCNP
8 72 (57.60%) MPLS
9 67 (53.60%) IPsec
10 62 (49.60%) WAN
10 62 (49.60%) Palo Alto
11 57 (45.60%) Juniper
12 53 (42.40%) Cisco ASA
13 51 (40.80%) Cisco Nexus
13 51 (40.80%) TCP/IP
13 51 (40.80%) LAN
14 48 (38.40%) Ethernet
15 47 (37.60%) VLAN
16 45 (36.00%) CCIE
17 41 (32.80%) Wireless
18 38 (30.40%) EIGRP
19 35 (28.00%) VRRP
19 35 (28.00%) CCNA
20 33 (26.40%) SolarWinds
21 32 (25.60%) Network Security
21 32 (25.60%) Wi-Fi
21 32 (25.60%) 802.1X
22 31 (24.80%) IPv6
23 29 (23.20%) Capacity Planning
24 28 (22.40%) Citrix

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 3 (2.40%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (3.20%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (8.80%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (8.80%) SaaS
3 2 (1.60%) Office 365
4 1 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.80%) IaaS
4 1 (0.80%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 113 (90.40%) OSPF
2 112 (89.60%) BGP
3 97 (77.60%) Firewall
4 86 (68.80%) VPN
5 72 (57.60%) MPLS
6 67 (53.60%) IPsec
7 62 (49.60%) WAN
8 53 (42.40%) Cisco ASA
9 51 (40.80%) Cisco Nexus
9 51 (40.80%) LAN
9 51 (40.80%) TCP/IP
10 48 (38.40%) Ethernet
11 47 (37.60%) VLAN
12 41 (32.80%) Wireless
13 38 (30.40%) EIGRP
14 35 (28.00%) VRRP
15 32 (25.60%) Network Security
15 32 (25.60%) Wi-Fi
16 31 (24.80%) IPv6
17 26 (20.80%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.80%) MySQL
1 1 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (4.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.80%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.80%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.80%) Vagrant
General
1 21 (16.80%) Telecoms
2 15 (12.00%) Finance
3 4 (3.20%) Banking
4 3 (2.40%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.60%) Games
6 1 (0.80%) Advertising
6 1 (0.80%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.80%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.80%) Retail
Job Titles
1 103 (82.40%) Network Engineer
2 32 (25.60%) Senior Network Engineer
3 19 (15.20%) Cisco Engineer
4 17 (13.60%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 9 (7.20%) Network Security Engineer
5 9 (7.20%) Security Engineer
6 8 (6.40%) Juniper Engineer
6 8 (6.40%) Lead Network Engineer
7 6 (4.80%) Citrix Engineer
8 5 (4.00%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
8 5 (4.00%) Wireless Engineer
8 5 (4.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
9 4 (3.20%) Core Network Engineer
9 4 (3.20%) IP Engineer
9 4 (3.20%) Network Support
9 4 (3.20%) Network Support Engineer
9 4 (3.20%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 4 (3.20%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 4 (3.20%) Support Engineer
10 3 (2.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (25.60%) 802.1X
2 10 (8.00%) XMPP
3 9 (7.20%) RFC 2547
4 3 (2.40%) LDAP
5 1 (0.80%) COM
5 1 (0.80%) RFC 2544
5 1 (0.80%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.20%) Data Centre
2 16 (12.80%) Computer Science
3 10 (8.00%) DataPower
3 10 (8.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 5 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.40%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.40%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.60%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.80%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.80%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.80%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.80%) Linux
2 5 (4.00%) Windows
3 1 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.80%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.80%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (23.20%) Capacity Planning
2 24 (19.20%) Problem-Solving
3 23 (18.40%) Change Management
4 20 (16.00%) High Availability
5 18 (14.40%) Load Balancing
6 13 (10.40%) Network Management
7 12 (9.60%) DevOps
7 12 (9.60%) Network Architecture
7 12 (9.60%) Network Design
8 10 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (8.00%) ITIL
8 10 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
8 10 (8.00%) Network Virtualisation
8 10 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
9 7 (5.60%) Capacity Management
9 7 (5.60%) Incident Management
9 7 (5.60%) Mentoring
9 7 (5.60%) Network Optimisation
9 7 (5.60%) Network Planning
10 6 (4.80%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.20%) C
2 2 (1.60%) Python
3 1 (0.80%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.80%) Perl
3 1 (0.80%) PHP
3 1 (0.80%) SQL
Qualifications
1 91 (72.80%) Cisco Certification
2 84 (67.20%) CCNP
3 45 (36.00%) CCIE
4 35 (28.00%) CCNA
5 18 (14.40%) Degree
6 15 (12.00%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (8.00%) CCA
7 10 (8.00%) Citrix Certification
7 10 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (5.60%) CCSA
8 7 (5.60%) JNCIP
9 5 (4.00%) JNCIE
10 4 (3.20%) CCMSE
10 4 (3.20%) CCSE
11 3 (2.40%) CCIP
11 3 (2.40%) JNCIA
11 3 (2.40%) SC Cleared
11 3 (2.40%) Security Cleared
12 2 (1.60%) CISSP
12 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.80%) SLA
2 1 (0.80%) GPG13
2 1 (0.80%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (8.80%) VMware NSX
2 5 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.80%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.80%) KVM
3 1 (0.80%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.80%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (12.80%) Cacti
2 11 (8.80%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (4.80%) Nagios
3 6 (4.80%) SCOM
4 5 (4.00%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (3.20%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (2.40%) FortiGate
6 3 (2.40%) Puppet
7 2 (1.60%) Ansible
7 2 (1.60%) HP NNM
7 2 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.60%) RANCID
8 1 (0.80%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.80%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.80%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.80%) Netcool
8 1 (0.80%) OpenNMS
8 1 (0.80%) SCCM
8 1 (0.80%) TrustSec
8 1 (0.80%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 123 (98.40%) Cisco
2 62 (49.60%) Palo Alto
3 57 (45.60%) Juniper
4 33 (26.40%) SolarWinds
5 28 (22.40%) Citrix
6 25 (20.00%) F5
7 21 (16.80%) Microsoft
8 19 (15.20%) CheckPoint
9 16 (12.80%) HP
10 15 (12.00%) VMware
11 11 (8.80%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (8.00%) Dell
12 10 (8.00%) IBM
13 9 (7.20%) Fortinet
14 8 (6.40%) Riverbed
15 7 (5.60%) 3Com
15 7 (5.60%) Aruba
16 5 (4.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
16 5 (4.00%) McAfee
16 5 (4.00%) Nokia