Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
UK
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 947 962 902
Rank change year-on-year +15 -60 +239
Permanent jobs citing HSRP 225 301 425
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.80% 0.87% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 207 293 361
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - +7.53%
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £64,250 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +12.50%

HSRP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 28247 34419 39044
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.93% 17.01% 17.64%
Number of salaries quoted 22904 28591 31507
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £70,000
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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +3 205 £47,500 -5.00% 10
UK excluding London +22 124 £40,000 -20.00% 5
London +8 99 £50,000 -9.09% 6
South East +72 58 £42,500 -15.00% 2
East of England +10 18 £32,500 -38.10%
South West +22 13 £40,000 -13.04%
Wales +21 10 £37,500 +22.95%
North of England -22 10 £42,500 -15.00% 2
North West -30 10 £42,500 -29.17% 2
Midlands +26 8 £50,000 -
Scotland +17 8 £35,265 -29.47% 1
West Midlands +19 6 £50,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £65,000 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 206 (91.56%) Cisco
2 197 (87.56%) BGP
3 186 (82.67%) OSPF
4 162 (72.00%) Firewall
5 159 (70.67%) Cisco Certification
6 146 (64.89%) VPN
7 145 (64.44%) CCNP
8 124 (55.11%) EIGRP
9 109 (48.44%) MPLS
9 109 (48.44%) IPsec
10 107 (47.56%) Cisco ASA
11 106 (47.11%) Juniper
12 100 (44.44%) VRRP
13 98 (43.56%) WAN
14 96 (42.67%) VLAN
15 94 (41.78%) Cisco Nexus
16 88 (39.11%) LAN
17 79 (35.11%) TCP/IP
17 79 (35.11%) Data Centre
18 78 (34.67%) CheckPoint
19 74 (32.89%) F5
20 69 (30.67%) CCNA
21 54 (24.00%) Cisco IOS
22 53 (23.56%) Load Balancing
22 53 (23.56%) Palo Alto
23 51 (22.67%) DNS
24 50 (22.22%) DHCP
24 50 (22.22%) Linux
25 45 (20.00%) Wireless
25 45 (20.00%) CCIE

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 9 (4.00%) CMS
2 3 (1.33%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.89%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.44%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 17 (7.56%) MS Visio
2 8 (3.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (7.11%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (6.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (1.78%) SaaS
5 3 (1.33%) Akamai
5 3 (1.33%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 197 (87.56%) BGP
2 186 (82.67%) OSPF
3 162 (72.00%) Firewall
4 146 (64.89%) VPN
5 124 (55.11%) EIGRP
6 109 (48.44%) IPsec
6 109 (48.44%) MPLS
7 107 (47.56%) Cisco ASA
8 100 (44.44%) VRRP
9 98 (43.56%) WAN
10 96 (42.67%) VLAN
11 94 (41.78%) Cisco Nexus
12 88 (39.11%) LAN
13 79 (35.11%) TCP/IP
14 54 (24.00%) Cisco IOS
15 51 (22.67%) DNS
16 50 (22.22%) DHCP
17 45 (20.00%) Wireless
18 44 (19.56%) Ethernet
19 42 (18.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (1.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.44%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 39 (17.33%) Finance
2 17 (7.56%) Telecoms
3 13 (5.78%) Military
4 9 (4.00%) Back Office
4 9 (4.00%) Banking
5 3 (1.33%) Advertising
5 3 (1.33%) Electronics
6 2 (0.89%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.44%) Marketing
7 1 (0.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 163 (72.44%) Network Engineer
2 60 (26.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 49 (21.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 45 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 21 (9.33%) Juniper Engineer
6 20 (8.89%) Network Security Engineer
6 20 (8.89%) Security Engineer
6 20 (8.89%) Switch Engineer
7 14 (6.22%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 14 (6.22%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 13 (5.78%) IP Engineer
9 11 (4.89%) Administrator
9 11 (4.89%) Network Administrator
10 9 (4.00%) IT Administrator
11 8 (3.56%) Firewall Engineer
11 8 (3.56%) Network Support
11 8 (3.56%) Network Support Engineer
11 8 (3.56%) Support Engineer
12 7 (3.11%) IP Network Engineer
12 7 (3.11%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.89%) 802.1X
2 19 (8.44%) CSS
3 12 (5.33%) REST
4 9 (4.00%) POSIX
5 8 (3.56%) RFC 2547
6 4 (1.78%) Web Services
6 4 (1.78%) XMPP
7 2 (0.89%) XML
8 1 (0.44%) COM
8 1 (0.44%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 79 (35.11%) Data Centre
2 24 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (8.89%) Computer Science
4 13 (5.78%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.11%) Public Cloud
6 5 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (1.78%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.33%) DataPower
8 3 (1.33%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.33%) Internet of Things
8 3 (1.33%) Machine to Machine
8 3 (1.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 2 (0.89%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.44%) Eurex
10 1 (0.44%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.44%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.44%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.44%) iPhone
10 1 (0.44%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 50 (22.22%) Linux
2 44 (19.56%) Windows
3 32 (14.22%) Unix
4 9 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (3.11%) VMS
6 4 (1.78%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.89%) CentOS
8 1 (0.44%) Debian
8 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.44%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (23.56%) Load Balancing
2 29 (12.89%) Network Design
3 25 (11.11%) ITIL
4 24 (10.67%) High Availability
4 24 (10.67%) Kalman Filter
4 24 (10.67%) Mentoring
5 20 (8.89%) Network Management
5 20 (8.89%) Network Monitoring
6 18 (8.00%) Change Management
6 18 (8.00%) Web Filtering
7 16 (7.11%) Performance Monitoring
8 15 (6.67%) Data Security
9 13 (5.78%) Capacity Planning
9 13 (5.78%) Data Encryption
10 11 (4.89%) Network Architecture
11 10 (4.44%) Service Design
12 9 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (4.00%) Document Management
12 9 (4.00%) Network Optimisation
13 8 (3.56%) Biometrics
Programming Languages
1 18 (8.00%) Perl
2 9 (4.00%) C
3 8 (3.56%) Python
4 5 (2.22%) SQL
5 4 (1.78%) Java
5 4 (1.78%) Ruby
6 3 (1.33%) C++
6 3 (1.33%) PHP
7 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.44%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 159 (70.67%) Cisco Certification
2 145 (64.44%) CCNP
3 69 (30.67%) CCNA
4 45 (20.00%) CCIE
5 32 (14.22%) Degree
6 13 (5.78%) CCIP
6 13 (5.78%) CCSE
6 13 (5.78%) SC Cleared
6 13 (5.78%) Security Cleared
7 11 (4.89%) CCVP
8 10 (4.44%) CCSA
9 9 (4.00%) JNCIS
10 7 (3.11%) CCMSE
10 7 (3.11%) JNCIE
11 6 (2.67%) CCDP
11 6 (2.67%) CCIE Data Center
11 6 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
11 6 (2.67%) JNCIP
11 6 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (2.22%) CCIE Routing and Switching
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.00%) SLA
2 9 (4.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.33%) PMO
4 1 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 15 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.89%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.56%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (2.67%) ProxySG
6 4 (1.78%) Firmware
7 3 (1.33%) vCloud
8 2 (0.89%) XenApp
8 2 (0.89%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.44%) Snort
Systems Management
1 15 (6.67%) Cacti
2 12 (5.33%) Nagios
3 10 (4.44%) Cisco Prime
4 9 (4.00%) SCOM
5 8 (3.56%) Cisco CUCM
5 8 (3.56%) FortiGate
6 7 (3.11%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (1.78%) Nessus
7 4 (1.78%) SCCM
8 3 (1.33%) OpenNMS
8 3 (1.33%) Puppet
8 3 (1.33%) RANCID
9 2 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.89%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.44%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.44%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.44%) Cisco UCCE
10 1 (0.44%) Cisco UCCX
10 1 (0.44%) TrustSec
10 1 (0.44%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 206 (91.56%) Cisco
2 106 (47.11%) Juniper
3 78 (34.67%) CheckPoint
4 74 (32.89%) F5
5 53 (23.56%) Palo Alto
6 31 (13.78%) Microsoft
6 31 (13.78%) SolarWinds
7 26 (11.56%) HP
8 23 (10.22%) Citrix
8 23 (10.22%) VMware
9 16 (7.11%) Fortinet
10 14 (6.22%) Radware
11 13 (5.78%) Xerox
12 11 (4.89%) Blue Coat
13 10 (4.44%) Aruba
14 9 (4.00%) Avaya
14 9 (4.00%) CA
14 9 (4.00%) Huawei
15 8 (3.56%) Meraki
16 7 (3.11%) BT
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £44,000 per annum + £5,000 on-call + 7.5% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum Bonus > 25% + Medical Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Greater Manchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago