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

Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
UK
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1040 980 991
Rank change year-on-year -60 +11 -23
Permanent jobs citing HSRP 119 213 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.071% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.48% 0.76% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 92 185 243
UK median annual salary £59,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.26% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,425 £32,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,875 £72,500 £68,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £46,750
% change year-on-year -3.53% -9.09% -1.58%

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 25,037 28,033 32,118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.95% 15.89% 16.78%
Number of salaries quoted 19,910 22,766 26,545
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £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 25 September 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 September 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 -56 119 £59,500 +19.00% 29
London +25 80 £71,250 +29.55% 9
UK excluding London -51 39 £41,000 -3.53% 20
South East -27 17 £42,500 +3.66% 4
North of England +13 10 £46,500 +3.33% 11
Midlands +18 8 £27,000 -57.14% 1
Yorkshire +31 6 £44,250 -26.25% 1
West Midlands +29 5 £27,000 -49.30%
North West -2 4 £70,000 +64.71% 10
East Midlands +9 3 £22,500 -66.67% 1
South West -3 2 £50,000 +21.21% 1
East of England +11 1 £57,500 +79.69% 3

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 112 (94.12%) BGP
2 107 (89.92%) OSPF
2 107 (89.92%) Cisco
3 104 (87.39%) Firewall
4 82 (68.91%) Cisco Certification
5 74 (62.18%) VPN
6 68 (57.14%) MPLS
7 67 (56.30%) CCNP
7 67 (56.30%) Palo Alto
8 65 (54.62%) IPsec
9 59 (49.58%) Juniper
10 57 (47.90%) Cisco Nexus
11 55 (46.22%) Cisco ASA
12 49 (41.18%) WAN
13 43 (36.13%) CCIE
14 42 (35.29%) VLAN
15 35 (29.41%) VRRP
16 34 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
16 34 (28.57%) Citrix
16 34 (28.57%) NetScaler
16 34 (28.57%) SolarWinds
17 33 (27.73%) Capacity Planning
17 33 (27.73%) CCNA
18 32 (26.89%) LAN
19 31 (26.05%) VoIP
20 30 (25.21%) Wireless
21 29 (24.37%) Ethernet
21 29 (24.37%) TCP/IP
22 28 (23.53%) EIGRP
23 26 (21.85%) Linux

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 (3.36%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.68%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (4.20%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (9.24%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (8.40%) SaaS
4 4 (3.36%) Office 365
5 1 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.84%) IaaS
5 1 (0.84%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 112 (94.12%) BGP
2 107 (89.92%) OSPF
3 104 (87.39%) Firewall
4 74 (62.18%) VPN
5 68 (57.14%) MPLS
6 65 (54.62%) IPsec
7 57 (47.90%) Cisco Nexus
8 55 (46.22%) Cisco ASA
9 49 (41.18%) WAN
10 42 (35.29%) VLAN
11 35 (29.41%) VRRP
12 34 (28.57%) NetScaler
12 34 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
13 32 (26.89%) LAN
14 31 (26.05%) VoIP
15 30 (25.21%) Wireless
16 29 (24.37%) Ethernet
16 29 (24.37%) TCP/IP
17 28 (23.53%) EIGRP
18 24 (20.17%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.84%) MySQL
1 1 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.68%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.84%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (13.45%) Finance
2 13 (10.92%) Telecoms
3 9 (7.56%) Banking
4 4 (3.36%) Front Office
5 3 (2.52%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.52%) Retail
6 2 (1.68%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.84%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.84%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 106 (89.08%) Network Engineer
2 20 (16.81%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (8.40%) Cisco Engineer
4 9 (7.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 9 (7.56%) Citrix Engineer
5 8 (6.72%) Juniper Engineer
5 8 (6.72%) Network Support
5 8 (6.72%) Network Support Engineer
5 8 (6.72%) Support Engineer
6 7 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
6 7 (5.88%) Security Engineer
7 5 (4.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (4.20%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 5 (4.20%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (3.36%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 4 (3.36%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
8 4 (3.36%) Core Network Engineer
8 4 (3.36%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (3.36%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (3.36%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.61%) 802.1X
2 13 (10.92%) XMPP
3 2 (1.68%) LDAP
4 1 (0.84%) RFC 2544
4 1 (0.84%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.17%) Data Centre
2 15 (12.61%) Computer Science
3 10 (8.40%) DataPower
3 10 (8.40%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 6 (5.04%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.36%) Renewable Energy
7 2 (1.68%) Digital Signage
7 2 (1.68%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.68%) IPTV
7 2 (1.68%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.84%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.84%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (21.85%) Linux
2 13 (10.92%) Windows
3 3 (2.52%) Unix
3 3 (2.52%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.84%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (27.73%) Capacity Planning
2 16 (13.45%) High Availability
3 15 (12.61%) DevOps
3 15 (12.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 14 (11.76%) Change Management
5 13 (10.92%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (10.08%) ITIL
6 12 (10.08%) Network Architecture
6 12 (10.08%) Network Design
7 10 (8.40%) Network Management
7 10 (8.40%) Systems Analysis
8 9 (7.56%) ITIL V3
8 9 (7.56%) Line Management
8 9 (7.56%) Service Management
9 7 (5.88%) Load Balancing
9 7 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (5.88%) Network Virtualisation
10 6 (5.04%) Analytics
11 5 (4.20%) DDoS Mitigation
11 5 (4.20%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.56%) Python
2 8 (6.72%) Bash Shell
3 5 (4.20%) Perl
4 4 (3.36%) C-shell
4 4 (3.36%) Korn
5 2 (1.68%) C
6 1 (0.84%) PHP
6 1 (0.84%) SQL
Qualifications
1 82 (68.91%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (56.30%) CCNP
3 43 (36.13%) CCIE
4 33 (27.73%) CCNA
5 18 (15.13%) Degree
6 14 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (8.40%) CCA
7 10 (8.40%) Citrix Certification
7 10 (8.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (5.04%) JNCIP
8 6 (5.04%) SC Cleared
8 6 (5.04%) Security Cleared
9 5 (4.20%) CCVP
9 5 (4.20%) JNCIS
10 4 (3.36%) JNCIA
10 4 (3.36%) JNCIE
11 3 (2.52%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (0.84%) CCDP
12 1 (0.84%) CCIE Data Center
12 1 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.88%) SLA
2 3 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.84%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (11.76%) VMware NSX
2 10 (8.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.52%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.68%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.84%) KVM
5 1 (0.84%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.84%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.84%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (16.81%) Nagios
2 17 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
3 14 (11.76%) Cacti
4 7 (5.88%) FortiGate
5 5 (4.20%) Ansible
6 4 (3.36%) Terraform
7 3 (2.52%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (2.52%) Packer
7 3 (2.52%) Puppet
7 3 (2.52%) RANCID
7 3 (2.52%) SCOM
7 3 (2.52%) WhatsUp Gold
8 2 (1.68%) HP NNM
8 2 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.84%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.84%) OpenNMS
9 1 (0.84%) SCCM
9 1 (0.84%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.84%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 107 (89.92%) Cisco
2 67 (56.30%) Palo Alto
3 59 (49.58%) Juniper
4 34 (28.57%) Citrix
4 34 (28.57%) SolarWinds
5 25 (21.01%) Microsoft
6 24 (20.17%) F5
7 21 (17.65%) VMware
8 16 (13.45%) Fortinet
9 10 (8.40%) CheckPoint
9 10 (8.40%) IBM
9 10 (8.40%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (6.72%) Mitel
11 6 (5.04%) Speakerbus
12 4 (3.36%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 4 (3.36%) Avaya
12 4 (3.36%) BT
12 4 (3.36%) Etrali
12 4 (3.36%) Huawei
13 3 (2.52%) Meraki