Period
to 22 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 976 995 921
Rank change year-on-year +19 -74 +113
Permanent jobs citing HSRP 142 186 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.094% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.62% 0.71% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 110 155 242
UK median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% +25.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -10.99%

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 22,865 26,321 29,208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.06% 15.17% 16.73%
Number of salaries quoted 17,889 21,350 23,716
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £72,500
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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 +46 140 £57,500 +15.00% 24
UK excluding London +13 80 £45,000 - 14
London +45 62 £72,500 +26.09% 13
South East +66 56 £41,800 -7.11% 4
North of England +19 14 £50,948 +13.22% 4
Yorkshire +23 10 £50,948 -0.59% 2
Midlands +31 4 £27,000 -46.00% 1
East of England +16 4 - - 1
North West +7 4 £56,250 +25.00% 2
West Midlands +33 2 £27,500 -45.00% 1
East Midlands +19 2 £27,000 -60.00%
Scotland -5 2 £38,000 -13.14% 2

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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.

1 130 (91.55%) Cisco
2 125 (88.03%) BGP
3 118 (83.10%) OSPF
4 106 (74.65%) Firewall
5 94 (66.20%) Cisco Certification
6 83 (58.45%) Juniper
7 82 (57.75%) MPLS
8 79 (55.63%) VoIP
9 73 (51.41%) VPN
10 70 (49.30%) VRRP
11 69 (48.59%) SolarWinds
12 66 (46.48%) Wireless
13 65 (45.77%) EIGRP
14 63 (44.37%) WAN
14 63 (44.37%) Cisco Nexus
15 61 (42.96%) LAN
16 57 (40.14%) Palo Alto
17 56 (39.44%) Data Centre
18 55 (38.73%) TCP/IP
18 55 (38.73%) IPsec
19 54 (38.03%) CCNA
19 54 (38.03%) CCNP
19 54 (38.03%) CheckPoint
19 54 (38.03%) Cisco ASA
20 52 (36.62%) GLBP
21 47 (33.10%) CCIE
22 46 (32.39%) VLAN
23 36 (25.35%) Finance
24 35 (24.65%) Ethernet
24 35 (24.65%) Network Monitoring

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 4 (2.82%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (2.82%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.82%) Office 365
3 1 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.70%) IaaS
3 1 (0.70%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 125 (88.03%) BGP
2 118 (83.10%) OSPF
3 106 (74.65%) Firewall
4 82 (57.75%) MPLS
5 79 (55.63%) VoIP
6 73 (51.41%) VPN
7 70 (49.30%) VRRP
8 66 (46.48%) Wireless
9 65 (45.77%) EIGRP
10 63 (44.37%) Cisco Nexus
10 63 (44.37%) WAN
11 61 (42.96%) LAN
12 55 (38.73%) IPsec
12 55 (38.73%) TCP/IP
13 54 (38.03%) Cisco ASA
14 52 (36.62%) GLBP
15 46 (32.39%) VLAN
16 35 (24.65%) Ethernet
17 33 (23.24%) SAN
18 32 (22.54%) Cisco Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
General
1 36 (25.35%) Finance
2 26 (18.31%) Banking
3 22 (15.49%) Front Office
4 15 (10.56%) Telecoms
5 8 (5.63%) Advertising
6 4 (2.82%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.11%) Marketing
8 1 (0.70%) Law
8 1 (0.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 114 (80.28%) Network Engineer
2 26 (18.31%) Cisco Engineer
3 23 (16.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 23 (16.20%) Senior Network Engineer
4 22 (15.49%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 22 (15.49%) Voice Engineer
5 21 (14.79%) Voice Network Engineer
6 17 (11.97%) Network Communications Engineer
7 8 (5.63%) Architect
8 6 (4.23%) Automation Engineer
8 6 (4.23%) IP Engineer
8 6 (4.23%) IP Network Engineer
8 6 (4.23%) Juniper Engineer
8 6 (4.23%) Network Architect
8 6 (4.23%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 5 (3.52%) Head of Engineering
9 5 (3.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (3.52%) Telephony Engineer
10 4 (2.82%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (2.82%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.63%) 802.1X
2 5 (3.52%) XMPP
3 1 (0.70%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 56 (39.44%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.04%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (4.23%) Hedge funds
5 5 (3.52%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.82%) Digital Signage
6 4 (2.82%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (2.82%) IPTV
6 4 (2.82%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.82%) Renewable Energy
6 4 (2.82%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.70%) Clustering
8 1 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (15.49%) Linux
2 17 (11.97%) Windows
3 3 (2.11%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.41%) Unix
5 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (24.65%) Network Monitoring
2 28 (19.72%) ITIL
3 21 (14.79%) Load Balancing
4 18 (12.68%) Service Management
5 17 (11.97%) Problem Management
6 16 (11.27%) Line Management
6 16 (11.27%) Performance Monitoring
6 16 (11.27%) Proactive Management
7 15 (10.56%) ITIL V3
7 15 (10.56%) Network Design
8 13 (9.15%) Statistical Analysis
9 12 (8.45%) Kalman Filter
9 12 (8.45%) Mentoring
9 12 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (7.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 11 (7.75%) WAN Optimisation
11 10 (7.04%) Incident Management
11 10 (7.04%) Network Optimisation
11 10 (7.04%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (7.04%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.93%) Python
2 6 (4.23%) Bash Shell
3 5 (3.52%) Perl
4 4 (2.82%) C-shell
4 4 (2.82%) Korn
5 3 (2.11%) SQL
6 1 (0.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 94 (66.20%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (38.03%) CCNA
2 54 (38.03%) CCNP
3 47 (33.10%) CCIE
4 23 (16.20%) CCVP
5 19 (13.38%) SC Cleared
5 19 (13.38%) Security Cleared
6 12 (8.45%) JNCIE
7 10 (7.04%) CCDP
8 8 (5.63%) Degree
8 8 (5.63%) Network+ Certification
9 7 (4.93%) CCIP
9 7 (4.93%) CCSP
10 5 (3.52%) CCSA
10 5 (3.52%) JNCIA
10 5 (3.52%) JNCIS
11 4 (2.82%) CCMSE
11 4 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.11%) SLA
3 2 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.41%) SAS 70
4 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (14.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.34%) VMware NSX
3 7 (4.93%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.41%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.70%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (20.42%) Nagios
2 28 (19.72%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (4.23%) Cisco Prime
3 6 (4.23%) FortiGate
4 5 (3.52%) Ansible
4 5 (3.52%) Packer
4 5 (3.52%) WhatsUp Gold
5 4 (2.82%) Cacti
6 3 (2.11%) OpenNMS
6 3 (2.11%) SCOM
7 2 (1.41%) RANCID
7 2 (1.41%) SCCM
7 2 (1.41%) Terraform
8 1 (0.70%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.70%) Puppet
8 1 (0.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 130 (91.55%) Cisco
2 83 (58.45%) Juniper
3 69 (48.59%) SolarWinds
4 57 (40.14%) Palo Alto
5 54 (38.03%) CheckPoint
6 26 (18.31%) Speakerbus
7 25 (17.61%) F5
8 22 (15.49%) BT
8 22 (15.49%) Etrali
8 22 (15.49%) Mitel
9 21 (14.79%) Citrix
9 21 (14.79%) VMware
10 18 (12.68%) Fortinet
10 18 (12.68%) NetApp
11 12 (8.45%) Riverbed
12 10 (7.04%) Microsoft
13 8 (5.63%) Ericsson
13 8 (5.63%) Huawei
14 7 (4.93%) Meraki
15 6 (4.23%) Exinda