Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
UK
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1012 900 1048
Rank change year-on-year -112 +148 -126
Permanent jobs citing HSRP 169 276 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.097% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.64% 0.95% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 142 244 254
UK median annual salary £50,750 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.88% -20.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £74,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -13.27% +15.29%

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 26,454 28,910 35,077
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.19% 16.57% 16.64%
Number of salaries quoted 21,360 23,490 29,082
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% - -

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -84 160 £50,750 +26.88% 22
UK excluding London -26 101 £45,000 +5.88% 10
London -84 68 £55,000 +37.50% 12
North of England +34 31 £43,250 +15.33% 5
South East -28 31 £45,000 +11.11% 3
North West +20 24 £44,250 +18.00% 3
East of England -2 17 £40,000 +17.65% 2
Midlands -3 13 £50,000 +11.11%
West Midlands -10 9 £50,000 +11.11%
Scotland -19 9 £43,750 -
Yorkshire +19 7 £42,500 +13.33% 2
East Midlands +9 4 £51,250 +70.83%

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 155 (91.72%) Cisco
2 152 (89.94%) BGP
3 148 (87.57%) OSPF
4 118 (69.82%) VPN
5 117 (69.23%) Firewall
6 99 (58.58%) Cisco Certification
7 95 (56.21%) MPLS
8 92 (54.44%) CCNP
9 88 (52.07%) VLAN
10 86 (50.89%) Juniper
11 77 (45.56%) VRRP
12 71 (42.01%) Ethernet
13 67 (39.64%) LAN
14 66 (39.05%) WAN
14 66 (39.05%) TCP/IP
15 62 (36.69%) EIGRP
16 56 (33.14%) Palo Alto
17 55 (32.54%) Cisco Nexus
17 55 (32.54%) VoIP
18 54 (31.95%) IPsec
19 53 (31.36%) Cisco ASA
19 53 (31.36%) Wireless
20 51 (30.18%) IPv6
21 50 (29.59%) DNS
22 48 (28.40%) Telecoms
23 47 (27.81%) Finance
23 47 (27.81%) CCNA
24 44 (26.04%) SNMP
25 41 (24.26%) SolarWinds
26 38 (22.49%) Internet

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 7 (4.14%) CMS
2 1 (0.59%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.59%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.59%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.18%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.10%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (7.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (5.33%) SaaS
3 2 (1.18%) IaaS
3 2 (1.18%) PaaS
4 1 (0.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 152 (89.94%) BGP
2 148 (87.57%) OSPF
3 118 (69.82%) VPN
4 117 (69.23%) Firewall
5 95 (56.21%) MPLS
6 88 (52.07%) VLAN
7 77 (45.56%) VRRP
8 71 (42.01%) Ethernet
9 67 (39.64%) LAN
10 66 (39.05%) TCP/IP
10 66 (39.05%) WAN
11 62 (36.69%) EIGRP
12 55 (32.54%) Cisco Nexus
12 55 (32.54%) VoIP
13 54 (31.95%) IPsec
14 53 (31.36%) Cisco ASA
14 53 (31.36%) Wireless
15 51 (30.18%) IPv6
16 50 (29.59%) DNS
17 44 (26.04%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.18%) MySQL
2 1 (0.59%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (8.28%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.59%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 48 (28.40%) Telecoms
2 47 (27.81%) Finance
3 6 (3.55%) Back Office
3 6 (3.55%) Military
4 5 (2.96%) Marketing
5 3 (1.78%) Banking
5 3 (1.78%) Retail
6 2 (1.18%) Games
6 2 (1.18%) Legal
6 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.59%) Advertising
7 1 (0.59%) German Language
7 1 (0.59%) Law
Job Titles
1 103 (60.95%) Network Engineer
2 41 (24.26%) Senior Network Engineer
3 24 (14.20%) Cisco Engineer
4 22 (13.02%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 19 (11.24%) Network Manager
6 9 (5.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (5.33%) Juniper Engineer
6 9 (5.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (4.73%) Administrator
7 8 (4.73%) Network Administrator
8 7 (4.14%) Designer
8 7 (4.14%) IT Administrator
8 7 (4.14%) Lead Network Engineer
8 7 (4.14%) Network Designer
8 7 (4.14%) Network Services Manager
8 7 (4.14%) Senior Manager
8 7 (4.14%) Senior Network Manager
8 7 (4.14%) Senior Service Manager
8 7 (4.14%) Service Manager
9 6 (3.55%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (14.79%) 802.1X
2 17 (10.06%) RFC 2547
3 11 (6.51%) XMPP
4 7 (4.14%) POSIX
5 4 (2.37%) Web Services
6 2 (1.18%) XML
7 1 (0.59%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (18.34%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 10 (5.92%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.33%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.14%) Algorithms
4 7 (4.14%) DataPower
4 7 (4.14%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 5 (2.96%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.78%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.18%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.18%) Spread Betting
7 2 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.59%) BYOD
8 1 (0.59%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.59%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.59%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.69%) Windows
2 9 (5.33%) Linux
3 3 (1.78%) Unix
3 3 (1.78%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (21.89%) Change Management
1 37 (21.89%) Network Management
2 27 (15.98%) ITIL
3 26 (15.38%) Load Balancing
4 24 (14.20%) Network Monitoring
5 23 (13.61%) High Availability
6 21 (12.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 21 (12.43%) Network Optimisation
6 21 (12.43%) Project Management
7 20 (11.83%) Mentoring
8 17 (10.06%) Capacity Planning
9 15 (8.88%) Configuration Management
10 14 (8.28%) Capacity Management
10 14 (8.28%) Coaching
10 14 (8.28%) Network Architecture
11 13 (7.69%) Network Planning
12 11 (6.51%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (6.51%) Problem Management
12 11 (6.51%) Time Management
13 10 (5.92%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (11.83%) Perl
1 20 (11.83%) Python
2 14 (8.28%) PHP
2 14 (8.28%) SQL
3 6 (3.55%) C
4 5 (2.96%) Java
5 3 (1.78%) C++
5 3 (1.78%) Ruby
6 2 (1.18%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.18%) Tcl
7 1 (0.59%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.59%) C-shell
7 1 (0.59%) Korn
Qualifications
1 99 (58.58%) Cisco Certification
2 92 (54.44%) CCNP
3 47 (27.81%) CCNA
4 34 (20.12%) CCIE
5 18 (10.65%) Degree
6 12 (7.10%) JNCIP
7 9 (5.33%) CCIP
8 7 (4.14%) CCSA
8 7 (4.14%) CISSP
9 6 (3.55%) CCDP
9 6 (3.55%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (2.37%) CCMSE
11 4 (2.37%) CCSE
11 4 (2.37%) JNCIE
12 3 (1.78%) CCA
12 3 (1.78%) CCSP
12 3 (1.78%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (1.78%) MCSA
12 3 (1.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.88%) PCI DSS
2 9 (5.33%) SLA
3 7 (4.14%) QA
4 2 (1.18%) PMO
5 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.33%) VMware NSX
3 3 (1.78%) Firmware
4 2 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.59%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 25 (14.79%) Cacti
2 21 (12.43%) Nagios
3 18 (10.65%) Cisco CUCM
4 15 (8.88%) Puppet
4 15 (8.88%) RANCID
5 14 (8.28%) OpenNMS
5 14 (8.28%) SCCM
6 12 (7.10%) Cisco Prime
7 11 (6.51%) SCOM
8 7 (4.14%) Cisco UCCE
8 7 (4.14%) Cisco UCCX
9 5 (2.96%) FortiGate
10 4 (2.37%) SolarWinds Orion
11 1 (0.59%) Ansible
11 1 (0.59%) Netcool
11 1 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.59%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 155 (91.72%) Cisco
2 86 (50.89%) Juniper
3 56 (33.14%) Palo Alto
4 41 (24.26%) SolarWinds
5 36 (21.30%) CheckPoint
6 31 (18.34%) F5
7 24 (14.20%) HP
8 21 (12.43%) Microsoft
9 20 (11.83%) Dell
10 17 (10.06%) Ericsson
10 17 (10.06%) Huawei
11 15 (8.88%) Aruba
11 15 (8.88%) Riverbed
11 15 (8.88%) VMware
12 14 (8.28%) 3Com
13 12 (7.10%) Brocade
14 11 (6.51%) Citrix
15 9 (5.33%) Arista
16 8 (4.73%) Salesforce.com
17 7 (4.14%) Nokia