Period
to 3 July 2020

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 3 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
UK
6 months to
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 741 904 1094
Rank change year-on-year +163 +190 -115
Permanent jobs citing HSRP 103 214 125
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.071%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.87% 0.93% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 75 186 104
Median annual salary £56,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -4.55% +16.40%
10th Percentile £32,000 £37,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £89,500 £76,250 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,250 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -6.84% +5.56% +9.76%

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 11,898 22,981 26,791
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.03% 15.68% 15.12%
Number of salaries quoted 9,283 17,393 21,287
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% - +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

HSRP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing HSRP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for HSRP in the UK

HSRP
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing HSRP.

Salary trend for HSRP in the UK

HSRP
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing HSRP over the 6 months to 3 July 2020.

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 3 July 2020. 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 +173 102 £56,000 +6.67% 9
London +162 52 £60,000 +4.35% 6
UK excluding London +134 51 £44,250 -6.84% 3
South East +68 21 £40,000 -13.98%
South West +92 14 £34,000 -54.67%
North of England +94 7 £130,000 +160.00% 1
Yorkshire +102 6 £130,000 +136.36%
Midlands +112 5 £52,500 - 2
West Midlands +86 5 £52,500 - 2
East of England +90 3 £55,000 -42.11%
North West +91 1 £60,000 +26.32%
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 3 July 2020, 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.

1 101 (98.06%) BGP
2 86 (83.50%) Cisco
3 76 (73.79%) OSPF
4 69 (66.99%) Firewall
5 64 (62.14%) Cisco Certification
6 57 (55.34%) VRRP
7 52 (50.49%) CCNP
8 48 (46.60%) VPN
8 48 (46.60%) Network Security
9 46 (44.66%) IPsec
10 45 (43.69%) MPLS
10 45 (43.69%) Data Centre
11 44 (42.72%) WAN
12 40 (38.83%) LAN
12 40 (38.83%) TCP/IP
13 35 (33.98%) Cisco ASA
14 34 (33.01%) Network Design
14 34 (33.01%) IPv4
15 29 (28.16%) VPLS
16 28 (27.18%) SNMP
17 26 (25.24%) Python
17 26 (25.24%) VLAN
18 25 (24.27%) BIG-IP
18 25 (24.27%) Nokia
18 25 (24.27%) RSVP
18 25 (24.27%) Wireless
19 24 (23.30%) Git (software)
19 24 (23.30%) DevOps
20 23 (22.33%) 802.1X
20 23 (22.33%) Palo Alto

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 23 (22.33%) Confluence
2 3 (2.91%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.91%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.97%) Apache
3 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.97%) IIS
3 1 (0.97%) nginx
Applications
1 22 (21.36%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.77%) AWS
2 7 (6.80%) Azure
3 3 (2.91%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (2.91%) GCP
3 3 (2.91%) Office 365
4 1 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 101 (98.06%) BGP
2 76 (73.79%) OSPF
3 69 (66.99%) Firewall
4 57 (55.34%) VRRP
5 48 (46.60%) Network Security
5 48 (46.60%) VPN
6 46 (44.66%) IPsec
7 45 (43.69%) MPLS
8 44 (42.72%) WAN
9 40 (38.83%) LAN
9 40 (38.83%) TCP/IP
10 35 (33.98%) Cisco ASA
11 34 (33.01%) IPv4
12 29 (28.16%) VPLS
13 28 (27.18%) SNMP
14 26 (25.24%) VLAN
15 25 (24.27%) BIG-IP
15 25 (24.27%) RSVP
15 25 (24.27%) Wireless
16 23 (22.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.91%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (0.97%) InfluxDB
2 1 (0.97%) KDB
2 1 (0.97%) Kdb+
2 1 (0.97%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.97%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.97%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (23.30%) Git (software)
2 12 (11.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.97%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.97%) Redmine
3 1 (0.97%) Subversion
General
1 16 (15.53%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.80%) Finance
3 4 (3.88%) Korean Language
4 2 (1.94%) Banking
4 2 (1.94%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.97%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 87 (84.47%) Network Engineer
2 21 (20.39%) Design Engineer
2 21 (20.39%) Network Design Engineer
3 14 (13.59%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (6.80%) Network Support
4 7 (6.80%) Network Support Engineer
4 7 (6.80%) Support Engineer
5 6 (5.83%) Core Network Engineer
6 5 (4.85%) Architect
7 4 (3.88%) Core Network Design Engineer
7 4 (3.88%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (3.88%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 4 (3.88%) Network Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (3.88%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (3.88%) Security Engineer
7 4 (3.88%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (3.88%) Telecoms Engineer
8 3 (2.91%) Network Systems Engineer
8 3 (2.91%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (1.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (22.33%) 802.1X
2 4 (3.88%) CSS
3 1 (0.97%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.97%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (0.97%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 45 (43.69%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.91%) Driving Licence
3 2 (1.94%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.97%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.97%) BYOD
4 1 (0.97%) Clustering
4 1 (0.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (0.97%) Eurex
4 1 (0.97%) Internet of Things
4 1 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (0.97%) MPEG
4 1 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.56%) Windows
2 6 (5.83%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.88%) Linux
4 2 (1.94%) Debian
4 2 (1.94%) Unix
5 1 (0.97%) CentOS
5 1 (0.97%) Kali Linux
5 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.97%) SUSE
5 1 (0.97%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (33.01%) Network Design
2 24 (23.30%) DevOps
3 23 (22.33%) ITIL
3 23 (22.33%) Load Balancing
4 22 (21.36%) Network Monitoring
5 20 (19.42%) Test Planning
6 16 (15.53%) Computer Science
7 11 (10.68%) Statistics
8 9 (8.74%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (8.74%) Change Management
9 8 (7.77%) Network Optimisation
10 7 (6.80%) Change Control
10 7 (6.80%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (5.83%) Analytics
11 6 (5.83%) Mentoring
12 5 (4.85%) CRM
12 5 (4.85%) Kalman Filter
12 5 (4.85%) Patch Management
12 5 (4.85%) Presales
12 5 (4.85%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 26 (25.24%) Python
2 2 (1.94%) C
2 2 (1.94%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.97%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.97%) Bourne shell
3 1 (0.97%) C++
3 1 (0.97%) C-shell
3 1 (0.97%) Korn
3 1 (0.97%) Perl
3 1 (0.97%) PHP
Qualifications
1 64 (62.14%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (50.49%) CCNP
3 23 (22.33%) CCNA
4 18 (17.48%) Degree
5 16 (15.53%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (10.68%) CCIE
7 8 (7.77%) Security Cleared
8 5 (4.85%) HNC
8 5 (4.85%) SC Cleared
9 4 (3.88%) CCIE Service Provider
10 3 (2.91%) CCDE
10 3 (2.91%) CCDP
11 2 (1.94%) CCSA
11 2 (1.94%) MCSE
11 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.97%) CCDA
12 1 (0.97%) CISSP
12 1 (0.97%) JNCIA
12 1 (0.97%) RHCE
12 1 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.85%) SLA
2 1 (0.97%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (7.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.91%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.97%) BIND 9
4 1 (0.97%) Docker
4 1 (0.97%) Firmware
4 1 (0.97%) KVM
4 1 (0.97%) LXC
4 1 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.97%) zsh
Systems Management
1 3 (2.91%) Cisco Prime
1 3 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.91%) Puppet
1 3 (2.91%) Terraform
2 2 (1.94%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.94%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.97%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.97%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.97%) Icinga
3 1 (0.97%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.97%) Nagios
3 1 (0.97%) Prometheus
3 1 (0.97%) SCOM
3 1 (0.97%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.97%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 86 (83.50%) Cisco
2 25 (24.27%) Nokia
3 23 (22.33%) Huawei
3 23 (22.33%) Juniper
3 23 (22.33%) Palo Alto
4 17 (16.50%) CheckPoint
5 14 (13.59%) Citrix
6 12 (11.65%) SolarWinds
7 11 (10.68%) F5
8 9 (8.74%) Aruba
8 9 (8.74%) HP
8 9 (8.74%) Meraki
8 9 (8.74%) Microsoft
8 9 (8.74%) Ruckus Wireless
9 6 (5.83%) Fortinet
10 5 (4.85%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 5 (4.85%) Avaya
10 5 (4.85%) Brocade
10 5 (4.85%) Dell
10 5 (4.85%) VMware