Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for RSVP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited RSVP over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Resource Reservation Protocol (RSVP)
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1153 1205 1260
Rank change year-on-year +52 +55 +15
Permanent jobs citing RSVP 50 19 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.010% 0.015%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% 0.059% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 50 11 32
UK median annual salary £67,500 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -14.29% +5.00%
10th Percentile £36,628 £40,000 £35,500
90th Percentile £74,375 £90,000 £71,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% -14.29% +33.76%

RSVP 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 28278 32297 36572
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.70% 16.98% 16.68%
Number of salaries quoted 22900 26451 30237
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

RSVP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing RSVP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for RSVP in the UK

RSVP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RSVP.

Salary trend for RSVP in the UK

RSVP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RSVP over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for RSVP in the UK

RSVP
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RSVP within the UK over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 +90 46 £67,500 +50.00%
London +44 32 £67,500 +50.00%
UK excluding London +44 18 £42,500 -5.56%
North of England - 9 £43,000 -
North West - 9 £43,000 -
South East +33 5 £40,000 -11.11%
Wales - 2 £23,500 -
Scotland - 2 £34,015 -

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing RSVP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for RSVP.

1 50 (100.00%) BGP
2 48 (96.00%) MPLS
2 48 (96.00%) OSPF
2 48 (96.00%) Juniper
2 48 (96.00%) Cisco
3 39 (78.00%) Cisco Certification
3 39 (78.00%) VPLS
4 36 (72.00%) Junos
5 35 (70.00%) Firewall
5 35 (70.00%) Cisco ASA
6 33 (66.00%) VPN
7 31 (62.00%) Multicast
7 31 (62.00%) Spanning Tree
8 30 (60.00%) JNCIP
9 29 (58.00%) Cisco IOS
9 29 (58.00%) CCIP
9 29 (58.00%) LAN
10 28 (56.00%) Internet
11 26 (52.00%) Finance
11 26 (52.00%) Network Design
12 25 (50.00%) Arista
12 25 (50.00%) Project Management
13 24 (48.00%) DMZ
13 24 (48.00%) WAN
13 24 (48.00%) Network Packet Analysis
13 24 (48.00%) Eurex
14 23 (46.00%) EIGRP
15 22 (44.00%) Degree
16 19 (38.00%) HSRP
16 19 (38.00%) CCNP

RSVP
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 3 (6.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 50 (100.00%) BGP
2 48 (96.00%) MPLS
2 48 (96.00%) OSPF
3 39 (78.00%) VPLS
4 36 (72.00%) Junos
5 35 (70.00%) Cisco ASA
5 35 (70.00%) Firewall
6 33 (66.00%) VPN
7 31 (62.00%) Multicast
7 31 (62.00%) Spanning Tree
8 29 (58.00%) Cisco IOS
8 29 (58.00%) LAN
9 28 (56.00%) Internet
10 24 (48.00%) DMZ
10 24 (48.00%) WAN
11 23 (46.00%) EIGRP
12 19 (38.00%) HSRP
13 15 (30.00%) IPv6
14 14 (28.00%) Ethernet
15 12 (24.00%) VRRP
General
1 26 (52.00%) Finance
2 10 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (72.00%) Network Engineer
2 16 (32.00%) Juniper Engineer
3 12 (24.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 8 (16.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 7 (14.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 7 (14.00%) IP Engineer
5 7 (14.00%) Operations Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Implementation Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) IP Network Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Provisioning Engineer
10 1 (2.00%) NOC Engineer
10 1 (2.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 1 (2.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 1 (2.00%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) 802.1X
1 7 (14.00%) RFC 2547
2 3 (6.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 24 (48.00%) Eurex
2 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.00%) Linux
2 8 (16.00%) Unix
3 3 (6.00%) Solaris
3 3 (6.00%) SUSE
3 3 (6.00%) Windows
3 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (52.00%) Network Design
2 25 (50.00%) Project Management
3 24 (48.00%) Network Packet Analysis
4 5 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 5 (10.00%) Process Management
4 5 (10.00%) Web Filtering
5 4 (8.00%) CRM
5 4 (8.00%) High Availability
5 4 (8.00%) Network Management
6 3 (6.00%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (6.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (6.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.00%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (4.00%) Migration
7 2 (4.00%) Service Design
8 1 (2.00%) DDoS Mitigation
8 1 (2.00%) ITIL
8 1 (2.00%) Network Architecture
8 1 (2.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (78.00%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (60.00%) JNCIP
3 29 (58.00%) CCIP
4 22 (44.00%) Degree
5 19 (38.00%) CCNP
6 10 (20.00%) CCNA
7 4 (8.00%) CCIE
8 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
8 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
9 1 (2.00%) HND
9 1 (2.00%) JNCIA
9 1 (2.00%) JNCIS
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (16.00%) Cacti
1 8 (16.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 7 (14.00%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.00%) Nagios
3 1 (2.00%) RANCID
3 1 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 48 (96.00%) Cisco
1 48 (96.00%) Juniper
2 25 (50.00%) Arista
3 8 (16.00%) SolarWinds
4 6 (12.00%) BT
5 3 (6.00%) EccoWare
5 3 (6.00%) GL TRADE
5 3 (6.00%) NYFIX
5 3 (6.00%) Patsystems
5 3 (6.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.00%) Redback
7 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.00%) Citrix
7 1 (2.00%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (2.00%) F5
7 1 (2.00%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.00%) HP
7 1 (2.00%) SonicWALL