Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
UK
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1012 1006 935
Rank change year-on-year -6 -71 +105
Permanent jobs citing HSRP 123 197 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.075% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.50% 0.70% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 91 160 243
UK median annual salary £62,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -11.76% - -10.53%

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 24,424 28,208 31,966
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.93% 15.61% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 19,280 22,922 26,164
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,700 £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 14 November 2018.

Salary histogram for HSRP in the UK

HSRP
Top 11 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 14 November 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 -7 123 £62,500 +25.00% 27
London +36 69 £72,500 +31.82% 11
UK excluding London -26 54 £37,500 -11.76% 16
South East +12 31 £37,500 -16.67% 6
North of England +6 10 £53,895 +19.10% 8
Midlands +18 9 £27,000 -53.85% 1
West Midlands +26 5 £27,000 -44.90% 1
Yorkshire +19 5 £46,948 -8.40% 4
North West +1 5 £71,250 +57.46% 4
East Midlands +9 4 £24,750 -63.33%
East of England +9 4 - -

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 111 (90.24%) Cisco
1 111 (90.24%) BGP
2 105 (85.37%) OSPF
3 99 (80.49%) Firewall
4 78 (63.41%) Cisco Certification
5 67 (54.47%) MPLS
6 63 (51.22%) Juniper
7 62 (50.41%) VPN
8 60 (48.78%) Palo Alto
9 58 (47.15%) Cisco Nexus
10 56 (45.53%) CCNP
11 53 (43.09%) VRRP
12 51 (41.46%) IPsec
13 50 (40.65%) Cisco ASA
14 46 (37.40%) SolarWinds
14 46 (37.40%) VoIP
15 45 (36.59%) WAN
16 43 (34.96%) CCIE
17 42 (34.15%) LAN
17 42 (34.15%) VLAN
18 41 (33.33%) Wireless
19 40 (32.52%) EIGRP
20 37 (30.08%) CCNA
21 33 (26.83%) GLBP
22 32 (26.02%) Citrix
22 32 (26.02%) Data Centre
23 31 (25.20%) TCP/IP
23 31 (25.20%) Wi-Fi
24 28 (22.76%) Ethernet
25 27 (21.95%) NetScaler

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 (3.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (3.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.25%) Office 365
3 4 (3.25%) SaaS
4 1 (0.81%) IaaS
4 1 (0.81%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 111 (90.24%) BGP
2 105 (85.37%) OSPF
3 99 (80.49%) Firewall
4 67 (54.47%) MPLS
5 62 (50.41%) VPN
6 58 (47.15%) Cisco Nexus
7 53 (43.09%) VRRP
8 51 (41.46%) IPsec
9 50 (40.65%) Cisco ASA
10 46 (37.40%) VoIP
11 45 (36.59%) WAN
12 42 (34.15%) LAN
12 42 (34.15%) VLAN
13 41 (33.33%) Wireless
14 40 (32.52%) EIGRP
15 33 (26.83%) GLBP
16 31 (25.20%) TCP/IP
16 31 (25.20%) Wi-Fi
17 28 (22.76%) Ethernet
18 27 (21.95%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.81%) MySQL
1 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.63%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (17.07%) Finance
2 16 (13.01%) Banking
3 13 (10.57%) Telecoms
4 12 (9.76%) Front Office
5 4 (3.25%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.44%) Retail
7 2 (1.63%) Advertising
8 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 98 (79.67%) Network Engineer
2 15 (12.20%) Cisco Engineer
2 15 (12.20%) Senior Network Engineer
3 12 (9.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 12 (9.76%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 12 (9.76%) Voice Engineer
4 11 (8.94%) Voice Network Engineer
5 8 (6.50%) Citrix Engineer
6 7 (5.69%) Juniper Engineer
6 7 (5.69%) Network Communications Engineer
6 7 (5.69%) Network Support
6 7 (5.69%) Network Support Engineer
6 7 (5.69%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.07%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 5 (4.07%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
7 5 (4.07%) Architect
7 5 (4.07%) Head of Engineering
7 5 (4.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (4.07%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (4.07%) Telephony Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.32%) XMPP
2 5 (4.07%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.81%) RFC 2544
3 1 (0.81%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 32 (26.02%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.07%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.25%) DataPower
5 4 (3.25%) Digital Signage
5 4 (3.25%) IPTV
5 4 (3.25%) Renewable Energy
5 4 (3.25%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (3.25%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 3 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.63%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.63%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.81%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.89%) Linux
2 14 (11.38%) Windows
3 3 (2.44%) Unix
3 3 (2.44%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.07%) Capacity Planning
2 18 (14.63%) Network Monitoring
3 13 (10.57%) ITIL
3 13 (10.57%) Line Management
4 12 (9.76%) DevOps
5 11 (8.94%) ITIL V3
5 11 (8.94%) Network Architecture
5 11 (8.94%) Network Design
5 11 (8.94%) Service Management
6 10 (8.13%) Load Balancing
6 10 (8.13%) Performance Monitoring
6 10 (8.13%) Proactive Management
6 10 (8.13%) Statistical Analysis
7 9 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 8 (6.50%) Analytics
8 8 (6.50%) High Availability
8 8 (6.50%) Incident Management
8 8 (6.50%) Network Management
9 7 (5.69%) Problem Management
9 7 (5.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.13%) Python
2 8 (6.50%) Bash Shell
3 6 (4.88%) Perl
4 4 (3.25%) C-shell
4 4 (3.25%) Korn
5 2 (1.63%) PHP
5 2 (1.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 78 (63.41%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (45.53%) CCNP
3 43 (34.96%) CCIE
4 37 (30.08%) CCNA
5 13 (10.57%) CCVP
5 13 (10.57%) SC Cleared
5 13 (10.57%) Security Cleared
6 10 (8.13%) JNCIE
7 8 (6.50%) Degree
8 7 (5.69%) JNCIS
9 5 (4.07%) JNCIP
9 5 (4.07%) Network+ Certification
10 4 (3.25%) CCA
10 4 (3.25%) CCMSE
10 4 (3.25%) CCSA
10 4 (3.25%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (3.25%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (3.25%) JNCIA
10 4 (3.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.88%) SLA
2 5 (4.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.63%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.63%) SAS 70
System Software
1 12 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (8.13%) VMware NSX
3 4 (3.25%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.81%) KVM
4 1 (0.81%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.81%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 26 (21.14%) Nagios
2 21 (17.07%) Cisco CUCM
3 9 (7.32%) Cacti
4 7 (5.69%) FortiGate
5 5 (4.07%) Cisco Prime
5 5 (4.07%) Packer
5 5 (4.07%) WhatsUp Gold
6 4 (3.25%) Ansible
6 4 (3.25%) Puppet
6 4 (3.25%) RANCID
6 4 (3.25%) Terraform
7 2 (1.63%) OpenNMS
7 2 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.63%) SCCM
7 2 (1.63%) SCOM
8 1 (0.81%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.81%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 111 (90.24%) Cisco
2 63 (51.22%) Juniper
3 60 (48.78%) Palo Alto
4 46 (37.40%) SolarWinds
5 32 (26.02%) Citrix
6 22 (17.89%) CheckPoint
7 20 (16.26%) F5
8 17 (13.82%) Fortinet
9 16 (13.01%) Microsoft
9 16 (13.01%) Speakerbus
9 16 (13.01%) VMware
10 14 (11.38%) Mitel
11 12 (9.76%) BT
11 12 (9.76%) Etrali
12 6 (4.88%) Avaya
12 6 (4.88%) NetApp
12 6 (4.88%) Riverbed
13 5 (4.07%) ForeScout
13 5 (4.07%) Huawei
13 5 (4.07%) ScanSafe