Period
to 31 July 2021

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 31 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Resource Reservation Protocol (RSVP)
UK
6 months to
31 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 973 764 1066
Rank change year-on-year -209 +302 +138
Permanent jobs citing RSVP 21 37 38
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.054% 0.026%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.35% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 27
10th Percentile £40,225 £26,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £51,250 £36,125 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% -13.64% -16.98%
75th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £78,750 £68,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - -33.33% -7.69%

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 14,714 10,453 22,433
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.95% 15.37% 15.60%
Number of salaries quoted 10,287 8,354 17,169
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,500 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,813 £36,250 £32,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -3.23%
75th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £62,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 31 July 2021.

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 31 July 2021. 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 -184 20 £52,500 +7.69% 1
London -156 17 £52,500 -4.55%
Work from Home - 16 £52,500 -
UK excluding London -143 3 £40,000 - 1
East of England -44 1 £40,000 -8.57%
South East -96 1 £42,500 +4.29% 1
West Midlands - 1 £35,000 -
Midlands - 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 31 July 2021, 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 21 (100.00%) MPLS
2 20 (95.24%) OSPF
2 20 (95.24%) BGP
3 19 (90.48%) Juniper
4 16 (76.19%) Firewall
5 15 (71.43%) Fortinet
5 15 (71.43%) Palo Alto
6 11 (52.38%) VPN
6 11 (52.38%) Cisco
6 11 (52.38%) JNCIP
6 11 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (47.62%) Multicast
7 10 (47.62%) 802.1X
7 10 (47.62%) Nokia
7 10 (47.62%) CCNP
7 10 (47.62%) VRRP
7 10 (47.62%) Telecoms
8 9 (42.86%) Network Design
8 9 (42.86%) L2TP
8 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
8 9 (42.86%) IPv6
8 9 (42.86%) Ethernet
8 9 (42.86%) C
8 9 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (42.86%) HSRP
8 9 (42.86%) FabricPath
8 9 (42.86%) Social Skills
8 9 (42.86%) Ethernet VPN
9 7 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
9 7 (33.33%) Service Design

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 1 (4.76%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (100.00%) MPLS
2 20 (95.24%) BGP
2 20 (95.24%) OSPF
3 16 (76.19%) Firewall
4 11 (52.38%) VPN
5 10 (47.62%) Multicast
5 10 (47.62%) VRRP
6 9 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (42.86%) Ethernet
6 9 (42.86%) Ethernet VPN
6 9 (42.86%) FabricPath
6 9 (42.86%) HSRP
6 9 (42.86%) IPv6
6 9 (42.86%) L2TP
6 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
7 7 (33.33%) Broadband
7 7 (33.33%) Internet
8 6 (28.57%) SD-WAN
8 6 (28.57%) WAN
9 3 (14.29%) VPLS
General
1 10 (47.62%) Telecoms
2 9 (42.86%) Social Skills
3 7 (33.33%) Brand Awareness
4 1 (4.76%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Network Engineer
2 11 (52.38%) Juniper Engineer
3 9 (42.86%) Core Network Engineer
3 9 (42.86%) IP Engineer
3 9 (42.86%) IP Network Engineer
4 7 (33.33%) Architect
4 7 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (28.57%) Presales Solution Architect
5 6 (28.57%) Presales Technical Architect
5 6 (28.57%) Technical Architect
5 6 (28.57%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) IP Architect
7 1 (4.76%) IT Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Juniper Architect
7 1 (4.76%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Network Design
2 7 (33.33%) Customer Acquisition
2 7 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 7 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
2 7 (33.33%) Presales
2 7 (33.33%) Service Design
3 1 (4.76%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (4.76%) DNA
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL
3 1 (4.76%) Migration
3 1 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) C
2 2 (9.52%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (52.38%) JNCIP
2 10 (47.62%) CCNP
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) JNCIA
3 1 (4.76%) JNCIE
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) Juniper
2 15 (71.43%) Fortinet
2 15 (71.43%) Palo Alto
3 11 (52.38%) Cisco
4 10 (47.62%) Nokia
5 7 (33.33%) Arista