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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 815 840 857
Rank change year-on-year +25 +17  
Permanent jobs citing VRRP 75 92 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.084% 0.093% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.52% 0.55% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 60 84 106
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,950 £45,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -15.00% +5.26%  

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 14375 16711 18941
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.12% 16.97% 17.31%
Number of salaries quoted 11703 13908 15439
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for VRRP in the UK

VRRP
Top 30 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 27 June 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 +26 70 £42,500 -17.07% 13
South East +53 35 £41,000 -17.17% 1
London +8 21 £55,000 - 8
Surrey +53 19 £40,000 -11.11%
Manchester -32 7 £42,500 -29.16% 3
North West -38 7 £42,500 -29.16% 3
Redhill - 7 £60,000 -
Hampshire +19 6 £43,750 -
West Yorkshire +14 5 £35,000 -30.00%
Berkshire +11 5 £38,000 -23.23%
Basingstoke +7 5 £45,000 +2.85%
Yorkshire +1 5 £35,000 -30.00%
Wokingham - 5 £38,000 -
Guildford - 4 £40,000 -
South Wales +19 3 £37,500 +22.95%
Oxfordshire +15 3 £47,500 -
Oxford +10 3 £47,500 -
Leeds +8 3 £35,000 -30.00%
Wales +4 3 £37,500 +22.95%
Caerphilly - 3 £37,500 -
City of London +12 2 £75,000 +50.00% 3
Kent - 2 £48,750 - 1
Bradford - 2 £40,500 -
Croydon +10 1 £40,000 -15.78%
Rochdale -6 1 £57,500 -4.16% 1
South West -7 1 £50,000 +1.52%
East Midlands - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £50,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
West Wickham - 1 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 125 (88.03%) BGP
2 116 (81.69%) Firewall
3 115 (80.99%) OSPF
4 106 (74.65%) Cisco
5 95 (66.90%) HSRP
6 85 (59.86%) MPLS
7 83 (58.45%) IPsec
8 79 (55.63%) Cisco Certification
9 77 (54.23%) CCNP
10 76 (53.52%) VPN
11 73 (51.41%) Cisco ASA
12 72 (50.70%) Juniper
13 56 (39.44%) WAN
14 55 (38.73%) LAN
14 55 (38.73%) EIGRP
15 52 (36.62%) VLAN
16 45 (31.69%) Linux
16 45 (31.69%) CheckPoint
17 43 (30.28%) F5
18 42 (29.58%) Data Centre
19 40 (28.17%) Cisco IOS
20 38 (26.76%) Load Balancing
21 36 (25.35%) Palo Alto
21 36 (25.35%) Cisco Nexus
22 35 (24.65%) DNS
22 35 (24.65%) DHCP
23 34 (23.94%) Perl
24 32 (22.54%) CCNA
25 31 (21.83%) Junos
26 29 (20.42%) Windows

VRRP
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 (2.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (2.11%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (2.11%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 125 (88.03%) BGP
2 116 (81.69%) Firewall
3 115 (80.99%) OSPF
4 95 (66.90%) HSRP
5 85 (59.86%) MPLS
6 83 (58.45%) IPsec
7 76 (53.52%) VPN
8 73 (51.41%) Cisco ASA
9 56 (39.44%) WAN
10 55 (38.73%) EIGRP
10 55 (38.73%) LAN
11 52 (36.62%) VLAN
12 40 (28.17%) Cisco IOS
13 36 (25.35%) Cisco Nexus
14 35 (24.65%) DHCP
14 35 (24.65%) DNS
15 31 (21.83%) Junos
16 26 (18.31%) TCP/IP
17 25 (17.61%) Ethernet
18 23 (16.20%) Multicast
Development Applications
1 2 (1.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.70%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 28 (19.72%) Telecoms
2 13 (9.15%) Finance
3 3 (2.11%) Electronics
4 2 (1.41%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.70%) Banking
5 1 (0.70%) Marketing
5 1 (0.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 107 (75.35%) Network Engineer
2 29 (20.42%) Senior Network Engineer
3 26 (18.31%) Juniper Engineer
4 22 (15.49%) Cisco Engineer
5 17 (11.97%) Switch Engineer
6 15 (10.56%) Network Security Engineer
6 15 (10.56%) Security Engineer
7 14 (9.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 10 (7.04%) IP Engineer
9 8 (5.63%) Network Support
9 8 (5.63%) Network Support Engineer
9 8 (5.63%) Support Engineer
10 7 (4.93%) Operations Engineer
11 6 (4.23%) Consultant
11 6 (4.23%) Implementation Engineer
12 5 (3.52%) Architect
12 5 (3.52%) Firewall Engineer
12 5 (3.52%) Network Architect
12 5 (3.52%) Senior Cisco Engineer
12 5 (3.52%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.38%) CSS
2 17 (11.97%) 802.1X
3 12 (8.45%) REST
4 4 (2.82%) Web Services
5 1 (0.70%) COM
5 1 (0.70%) FreeSWITCH
5 1 (0.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (29.58%) Data Centre
2 12 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.04%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.82%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (2.11%) Internet of Things
5 3 (2.11%) Machine to Machine
6 2 (1.41%) CMDB
6 2 (1.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.41%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.41%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.41%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.70%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.70%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.70%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.70%) iPad
7 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 45 (31.69%) Linux
2 29 (20.42%) Windows
3 28 (19.72%) Unix
4 7 (4.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (4.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.41%) CentOS
5 2 (1.41%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.70%) CoreOS
6 1 (0.70%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (26.76%) Load Balancing
2 24 (16.90%) Presales
3 19 (13.38%) DevOps
4 18 (12.68%) Change Management
4 18 (12.68%) ITIL
5 17 (11.97%) Mentoring
5 17 (11.97%) Network Design
6 15 (10.56%) High Availability
6 15 (10.56%) Network Monitoring
7 13 (9.15%) Network Management
8 11 (7.75%) Performance Monitoring
9 9 (6.34%) Kalman Filter
9 9 (6.34%) Web Filtering
10 6 (4.23%) Migration
11 5 (3.52%) Analytics
11 5 (3.52%) Change Control
11 5 (3.52%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (3.52%) Network Architecture
12 4 (2.82%) Information Governance
12 4 (2.82%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (23.94%) Perl
2 24 (16.90%) Python
3 20 (14.08%) Bash Shell
4 8 (5.63%) C
5 3 (2.11%) Java
5 3 (2.11%) Ruby
6 2 (1.41%) C++
7 1 (0.70%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.70%) PHP
7 1 (0.70%) SQL
7 1 (0.70%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 79 (55.63%) Cisco Certification
2 77 (54.23%) CCNP
3 32 (22.54%) CCNA
4 20 (14.08%) CCIE
5 12 (8.45%) JNCIP
6 11 (7.75%) Degree
7 8 (5.63%) CCDP
8 7 (4.93%) SC Cleared
8 7 (4.93%) Security Cleared
9 5 (3.52%) CCIE Service Provider
9 5 (3.52%) JNCIA
10 4 (2.82%) CCIE Data Center
10 4 (2.82%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 4 (2.82%) CCSE
10 4 (2.82%) JNCIS
11 3 (2.11%) CCDA
12 2 (1.41%) CCENT
12 2 (1.41%) CISM
12 2 (1.41%) CISSP
12 2 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.82%) SLA
2 2 (1.41%) PMO
3 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (5.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.41%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.41%) NFS
2 2 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.70%) BIND 9
3 1 (0.70%) Docker
3 1 (0.70%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (0.70%) iptables
3 1 (0.70%) Kamailio
3 1 (0.70%) OpenSIPS
3 1 (0.70%) Snort
3 1 (0.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (6.34%) FortiGate
1 9 (6.34%) Nagios
2 8 (5.63%) Cacti
3 7 (4.93%) Cisco Prime
4 6 (4.23%) SolarWinds Orion
5 5 (3.52%) SCOM
6 2 (1.41%) SCCM
7 1 (0.70%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.70%) OpenNMS
7 1 (0.70%) Puppet
7 1 (0.70%) RANCID
7 1 (0.70%) TrustSec
7 1 (0.70%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 106 (74.65%) Cisco
2 72 (50.70%) Juniper
3 45 (31.69%) CheckPoint
4 43 (30.28%) F5
5 36 (25.35%) Palo Alto
6 21 (14.79%) SolarWinds
7 19 (13.38%) Citrix
8 14 (9.86%) Radware
9 13 (9.15%) Microsoft
10 12 (8.45%) BT
11 11 (7.75%) Extreme Networks
12 8 (5.63%) Huawei
13 7 (4.93%) Ericsson
14 6 (4.23%) HP
14 6 (4.23%) Samsung
15 5 (3.52%) Allot
15 5 (3.52%) Brocade
15 5 (3.52%) Fortinet
15 5 (3.52%) Mitel
15 5 (3.52%) Trapeze
East London
Exponential-e Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum + 5% on call allowance
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum Bonus > 25% + Medical Pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £27000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
West Malling, Kent
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Exponential-e Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
East London
Exponential-e Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + 5% on call allowance
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Exponential-e Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Exponential-e Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum + 10% shift allowance
Posted: 12 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + pension + biannual salary reviews + free par
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
University of Surrey
Salary: £31,076 to £38,183
Posted: 18 days ago
London
University of Surrey
Salary: £31,076 to £38,183
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago