Period
to 3 July 2020

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

Resource Reservation Protocol (RSVP)
UK
6 months to
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 797 1082 1192
Rank change year-on-year +285 +110 -43
Permanent jobs citing RSVP 47 36 27
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.059% 0.025% 0.015%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.40% 0.16% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 25 28 25
Median annual salary £47,500 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.83% -7.69% +23.81%
10th Percentile £24,600 £32,125 £45,500
90th Percentile £74,250 £78,750 £92,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £31,500 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -47.50% -7.69% +36.84%

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 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%

RSVP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for RSVP in the UK

RSVP
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for RSVP in the UK

RSVP
Salary Histogram

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

Salary histogram for RSVP in the UK

RSVP
Top 10 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 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 +286 43 £50,000 -16.67%
London +187 30 £58,750 +30.56%
UK excluding London +226 17 £31,500 -47.50%
North of England +128 6 £44,500 -6.32%
Scotland - 4 £27,500 -
South East +130 3 £31,500 -55.00%
North West +109 3 £24,000 -49.47%
Yorkshire - 3 £65,000 -
East of England +90 2 £43,750 -27.08%
South West +85 2 £48,750 -18.75%

For the 6 months to 3 July 2020, IT jobs citing RSVP 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 RSVP.

1 43 (91.49%) MPLS
1 43 (91.49%) BGP
2 33 (70.21%) Cisco
3 31 (65.96%) Network Design
4 29 (61.70%) VPLS
5 28 (59.57%) Data Centre
5 28 (59.57%) Python
6 26 (55.32%) Microsoft Office
7 25 (53.19%) SNMP
7 25 (53.19%) IPv4
7 25 (53.19%) VRRP
7 25 (53.19%) HSRP
8 23 (48.94%) DevOps
8 23 (48.94%) Git (software)
8 23 (48.94%) Confluence
9 21 (44.68%) Huawei
9 21 (44.68%) Nokia
10 20 (42.55%) OSPF
10 20 (42.55%) Cisco Certification
10 20 (42.55%) Test Planning
11 19 (40.43%) Network Security
12 18 (38.30%) Broadband
12 18 (38.30%) BIG-IP
13 16 (34.04%) Juniper
14 13 (27.66%) CCNA
14 13 (27.66%) Firewall
15 12 (25.53%) VPN
16 11 (23.40%) Telecoms
17 10 (21.28%) LAN
18 9 (19.15%) 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 23 (48.94%) Confluence
2 3 (6.38%) OpenStack
Applications
1 26 (55.32%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (8.51%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) GitHub
1 3 (6.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (91.49%) BGP
1 43 (91.49%) MPLS
2 29 (61.70%) VPLS
3 25 (53.19%) HSRP
3 25 (53.19%) IPv4
3 25 (53.19%) SNMP
3 25 (53.19%) VRRP
4 20 (42.55%) OSPF
5 19 (40.43%) Network Security
6 18 (38.30%) BIG-IP
6 18 (38.30%) Broadband
7 13 (27.66%) Firewall
8 12 (25.53%) VPN
9 10 (21.28%) LAN
10 7 (14.89%) IOS XR
10 7 (14.89%) IPsec
11 6 (12.77%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (12.77%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (12.77%) Junos
11 6 (12.77%) WAN
Development Applications
1 23 (48.94%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (23.40%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.51%) Advertising
2 4 (8.51%) Legal
2 4 (8.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (80.85%) Network Engineer
2 21 (44.68%) Design Engineer
2 21 (44.68%) Network Design Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Core Network Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Core Network Design Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Digital Marketing Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Junior
4 4 (8.51%) Junior Network Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Juniper Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Marketing Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Telecoms Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) IP Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) NOC Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Mobile Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Consultant
7 1 (2.13%) Network Consultant
7 1 (2.13%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) 802.1X
1 4 (8.51%) COM
2 3 (6.38%) Jinja
Miscellaneous
1 28 (59.57%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Cybercrime
3 1 (2.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) Linux
1 4 (8.51%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (65.96%) Network Design
2 23 (48.94%) DevOps
3 20 (42.55%) Test Planning
4 6 (12.77%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (10.64%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (8.51%) A/B Testing
6 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.51%) Analytics
6 4 (8.51%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (8.51%) Data Management
6 4 (8.51%) Decision-Making
6 4 (8.51%) Demand Generation
6 4 (8.51%) Direct Marketing
6 4 (8.51%) Integrated Marketing
6 4 (8.51%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (8.51%) Personalization
6 4 (8.51%) Requirements Gathering
6 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering
6 4 (8.51%) Systems Engineering
6 4 (8.51%) Telesales
Programming Languages
1 28 (59.57%) Python
2 4 (8.51%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (42.55%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (27.66%) CCNA
3 9 (19.15%) CCNP
4 8 (17.02%) Degree
5 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
6 5 (10.64%) CCIE
6 5 (10.64%) JNCIA
7 4 (8.51%) CCIE Service Provider
7 4 (8.51%) DV Cleared
7 4 (8.51%) JNCIE
7 4 (8.51%) JNCIP
8 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.13%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) Ansible
2 4 (8.51%) FortiGate
3 3 (6.38%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 33 (70.21%) Cisco
2 21 (44.68%) Huawei
2 21 (44.68%) Nokia
3 16 (34.04%) Juniper
4 4 (8.51%) Marketo
4 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.38%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.13%) Arista
6 1 (2.13%) Brocade
6 1 (2.13%) Citrix