The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for VRRP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VRRP over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
UK
Rank 785 853 835
Rank change year-on-year +68 -18  
Permanent jobs citing VRRP 64 93 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.076% 0.091% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.48% 0.52% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 50 87 103
Median salary £49,500 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.00% +8.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £69,800
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +21.95%  

VRRP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13434 17718 19311
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.04% 17.27% 18.35%
Number of salaries quoted 10953 14664 15361
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

VRRP
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing VRRP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for VRRP in the UK

VRRP
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for VRRP in the UK

VRRP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VRRP over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VRRP in the UK

VRRP
Top 28 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VRRP within the UK over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +61 59 £49,500 -1.00% 5
South East +59 28 £47,500 -1.04% 2
London +78 26 £55,000 +7.31% 2
Surrey +46 14 £46,250 +32.14% 1
Chertsey +9 6 £38,750 +10.71%
Oxfordshire - 6 £47,500 -
Berkshire +14 5 £48,750 -2.50%
Oxford - 4 £47,500 -
Hampshire +23 3 £41,000 +10.81% 1
Redhill - 3 £60,000 - 1
City of London +39 2 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Reading +38 2 £55,000 +7.84%
South West +22 2 £48,500 -7.61%
Bristol +5 2 £48,500 +32.87%
Manchester - 2 £43,750 - 1
Wales - 2 £45,000 - 1
North West - 2 £43,750 - 1
Basingstoke +2 1 £45,000 +21.62% 1
Newbury -1 1 £47,500 -5.00%
Caerphilly - 1 £40,000 -
Derby - 1 £65,000 -
Derbyshire - 1 £65,000 -
Swansea - 1 £50,000 -
Woking - 1 £55,000 -
Wokingham - 1 £38,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £65,000 -
South Wales - 1 £40,000 - 1
West Wales - 1 £50,000 -

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing VRRP 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 VRRP.

1 171 (85.07%) OSPF
2 169 (84.08%) BGP
3 161 (80.10%) Cisco
4 155 (77.11%) HSRP
5 151 (75.12%) Firewall
6 138 (68.66%) Cisco Certification
7 123 (61.19%) Juniper
7 123 (61.19%) VPN
8 122 (60.70%) CCNP
9 119 (59.20%) LAN
10 117 (58.21%) WAN
11 100 (49.75%) MPLS
12 89 (44.28%) Data Centre
13 82 (40.80%) DNS
13 82 (40.80%) Network Security
14 81 (40.30%) Palo Alto
15 76 (37.81%) Wireless
16 69 (34.33%) Network Design
17 68 (33.83%) IPsec
18 65 (32.34%) TCP/IP
19 64 (31.84%) RIP
20 62 (30.85%) EIGRP
20 62 (30.85%) Degree
21 56 (27.86%) Disaster Recovery
22 51 (25.37%) CheckPoint
22 51 (25.37%) CCNA
22 51 (25.37%) Cisco ASA
23 48 (23.88%) Windows
24 47 (23.38%) VLAN
25 46 (22.89%) Business Continuity

VRRP
Top Related 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 11 (5.47%) Skype for Business
2 10 (4.98%) Exchange Server 2013
2 10 (4.98%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (2.49%) Apache
5 2 (1.00%) IIS
6 1 (0.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (5.47%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.98%) MS Office
2 8 (3.98%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.46%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.99%) Office 365
4 5 (2.49%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.00%) Akamai
5 2 (1.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 171 (85.07%) OSPF
2 169 (84.08%) BGP
3 155 (77.11%) HSRP
4 151 (75.12%) Firewall
5 123 (61.19%) VPN
6 119 (59.20%) LAN
7 117 (58.21%) WAN
8 100 (49.75%) MPLS
9 82 (40.80%) DNS
9 82 (40.80%) Network Security
10 76 (37.81%) Wireless
11 68 (33.83%) IPsec
12 65 (32.34%) TCP/IP
13 64 (31.84%) RIP
14 62 (30.85%) EIGRP
15 51 (25.37%) Cisco ASA
16 47 (23.38%) VLAN
17 43 (21.39%) Structured Cabling
18 37 (18.41%) Ethernet
19 31 (15.42%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.49%) Informix
1 5 (2.49%) MySQL
1 5 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (2.49%) Git (software)
1 5 (2.49%) Subversion
2 1 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 42 (20.90%) Telecoms
2 29 (14.43%) Finance
3 7 (3.48%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.49%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.00%) Banking
5 2 (1.00%) Electronics
5 2 (1.00%) Games
6 1 (0.50%) German Language
Job Titles
1 128 (63.68%) Network Engineer
2 49 (24.38%) Senior Network Engineer
3 18 (8.96%) Cisco Engineer
3 18 (8.96%) Network Security Engineer
3 18 (8.96%) Security Engineer
4 15 (7.46%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 15 (7.46%) Juniper Engineer
5 10 (4.98%) Engineering Manager
5 10 (4.98%) Network Engineering Manager
5 10 (4.98%) Network Manager
5 10 (4.98%) NOC Technician
5 10 (4.98%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 10 (4.98%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 9 (4.48%) Network Specialist
6 9 (4.48%) Network Support
7 7 (3.48%) Administrator
7 7 (3.48%) Communications Engineer
7 7 (3.48%) Senior Communications Engineer
7 7 (3.48%) Switch Engineer
8 6 (2.99%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.47%) CSS
2 10 (4.98%) Web Services
3 3 (1.49%) 802.1X
3 3 (1.49%) REST
4 1 (0.50%) COM
4 1 (0.50%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 89 (44.28%) Data Centre
2 27 (13.43%) BYOD
3 26 (12.94%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.99%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.49%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.99%) Clustering
6 4 (1.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (1.99%) Hedge funds
6 4 (1.99%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (1.99%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.00%) Social Network
8 1 (0.50%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.50%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.50%) Machine to Machine
8 1 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 48 (23.88%) Windows
2 44 (21.89%) Linux
3 18 (8.96%) Unix
4 14 (6.97%) Windows Server
5 12 (5.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (4.48%) Ubuntu
7 8 (3.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (3.48%) CentOS
9 5 (2.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.99%) Debian
11 3 (1.49%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (34.33%) Network Design
2 56 (27.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 46 (22.89%) Business Continuity
4 45 (22.39%) Network Architecture
5 38 (18.91%) Load Balancing
6 34 (16.92%) High Availability
7 31 (15.42%) Service Management
8 30 (14.93%) ITSM
8 30 (14.93%) Presales
9 26 (12.94%) Information Security
10 25 (12.44%) IT Strategy
11 23 (11.44%) Performance Monitoring
12 20 (9.95%) Network Management
13 19 (9.45%) Network Monitoring
14 18 (8.96%) ITIL
15 15 (7.46%) Project Management
16 12 (5.97%) Change Management
16 12 (5.97%) DevOps
17 10 (4.98%) Line Management
17 10 (4.98%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (8.96%) Perl
2 15 (7.46%) Bash Shell
3 13 (6.47%) Python
4 4 (1.99%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.00%) C
Qualifications
1 138 (68.66%) Cisco Certification
2 122 (60.70%) CCNP
3 62 (30.85%) Degree
4 51 (25.37%) CCNA
5 28 (13.93%) CCIE
6 16 (7.96%) SC Cleared
6 16 (7.96%) Security Cleared
7 12 (5.97%) CCDP
8 7 (3.48%) JNCIA
9 6 (2.99%) JNCIP
10 5 (2.49%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.99%) CCDA
11 4 (1.99%) CCSE
11 4 (1.99%) JNCIS
12 3 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (1.49%) CCENT
12 3 (1.49%) CCSA
12 3 (1.49%) CISM
12 3 (1.49%) CISSP
13 1 (0.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.49%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (4.48%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.48%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.49%) NFS
4 5 (2.49%) Squid
5 4 (1.99%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 21 (10.45%) Nagios
2 14 (6.97%) SCOM
3 6 (2.99%) HP NNM
4 5 (2.49%) Ansible
4 5 (2.49%) Puppet
5 4 (1.99%) Cacti
5 4 (1.99%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (1.99%) Failover Clustering
5 4 (1.99%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (1.99%) SCVMM
5 4 (1.99%) ZABBIX
6 2 (1.00%) OpenNMS
7 1 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.50%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.50%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 161 (80.10%) Cisco
2 123 (61.19%) Juniper
3 81 (40.30%) Palo Alto
4 51 (25.37%) CheckPoint
5 42 (20.90%) Extreme Networks
6 32 (15.92%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 31 (15.42%) F5
8 25 (12.44%) Aruba
8 25 (12.44%) Microsoft
9 19 (9.45%) SolarWinds
10 14 (6.97%) Brocade
10 14 (6.97%) Fortinet
10 14 (6.97%) HP
11 13 (6.47%) Blue Coat
12 12 (5.97%) Huawei
13 11 (5.47%) Citrix
14 10 (4.98%) Avaya
14 10 (4.98%) Polycom
15 8 (3.98%) VMware
16 7 (3.48%) Sourcefire
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