Period
to 3 July 2020

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

Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
UK
6 months to
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 777 988 1156
Rank change year-on-year +211 +168 -101
Permanent jobs citing VRRP 67 130 63
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.085% 0.089% 0.036%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.56% 0.57% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 50 118 56
Median annual salary £56,750 £46,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.70% -15.91% +15.79%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,200 £67,550 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% +17.65%

VRRP 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%

VRRP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for VRRP in the UK

VRRP
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for VRRP in the UK

VRRP
Salary Histogram

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

Salary histogram for VRRP in the UK

VRRP
Top 9 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 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 +219 67 £56,750 +22.04% 5
London +202 50 £60,000 -7.69% 4
UK excluding London +139 17 £52,500 +16.67% 1
South East +91 14 £51,250 +11.41%
Midlands +110 2 £55,909 +6.49% 1
West Midlands +83 2 £55,909 +6.49% 1
Yorkshire +112 1 £40,000 +23.08%
North of England +106 1 £40,000 -
Work from Home +46 1 £55,000 +4.76%

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

1 65 (97.01%) BGP
2 62 (92.54%) Cisco
3 57 (85.07%) HSRP
4 41 (61.19%) OSPF
5 40 (59.70%) Firewall
6 39 (58.21%) Cisco Certification
6 39 (58.21%) Data Centre
7 34 (50.75%) MPLS
7 34 (50.75%) CCNP
7 34 (50.75%) Network Security
8 33 (49.25%) Cisco ASA
8 33 (49.25%) VPN
8 33 (49.25%) WAN
9 32 (47.76%) IPsec
10 31 (46.27%) LAN
11 30 (44.78%) IPv4
12 28 (41.79%) SNMP
13 27 (40.30%) VPLS
14 26 (38.81%) Network Design
14 26 (38.81%) Palo Alto
15 25 (37.31%) Load Balancing
15 25 (37.31%) Python
15 25 (37.31%) Nokia
15 25 (37.31%) RSVP
16 23 (34.33%) Git (software)
16 23 (34.33%) Confluence
16 23 (34.33%) Huawei
17 22 (32.84%) Wireless
17 22 (32.84%) Microsoft Office
18 20 (29.85%) Test Planning

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 23 (34.33%) Confluence
2 2 (2.99%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 22 (32.84%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Azure
2 1 (1.49%) AWS
2 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 65 (97.01%) BGP
2 57 (85.07%) HSRP
3 41 (61.19%) OSPF
4 40 (59.70%) Firewall
5 34 (50.75%) MPLS
5 34 (50.75%) Network Security
6 33 (49.25%) Cisco ASA
6 33 (49.25%) VPN
6 33 (49.25%) WAN
7 32 (47.76%) IPsec
8 31 (46.27%) LAN
9 30 (44.78%) IPv4
10 28 (41.79%) SNMP
11 27 (40.30%) VPLS
12 25 (37.31%) RSVP
13 22 (32.84%) Wireless
14 19 (28.36%) VoIP
15 18 (26.87%) BIG-IP
15 18 (26.87%) Broadband
15 18 (26.87%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 23 (34.33%) Git (software)
2 11 (16.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (17.91%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.97%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 60 (89.55%) Network Engineer
2 21 (31.34%) Design Engineer
2 21 (31.34%) Network Design Engineer
3 11 (16.42%) Core Network Engineer
4 10 (14.93%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Core Network Design Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Telecoms Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) IP Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) IP Network Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) NOC Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) WAN Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Consultant
8 2 (2.99%) Mobile Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Network Systems Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Security Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Senior Core Network Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.94%) 802.1X
2 4 (5.97%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 39 (58.21%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.49%) BYOD
3 1 (1.49%) Clustering
3 1 (1.49%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.97%) Windows
2 2 (2.99%) Linux
2 2 (2.99%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.49%) Debian
3 1 (1.49%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.49%) Unix
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (38.81%) Network Design
2 25 (37.31%) Load Balancing
3 20 (29.85%) DevOps
3 20 (29.85%) Test Planning
4 17 (25.37%) ITIL
4 17 (25.37%) Network Monitoring
5 11 (16.42%) Computer Science
5 11 (16.42%) Statistics
6 8 (11.94%) Mentoring
7 7 (10.45%) Change Control
7 7 (10.45%) Network Optimisation
7 7 (10.45%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (7.46%) Patch Management
9 3 (4.48%) Network Management
9 3 (4.48%) Presales
10 2 (2.99%) Change Management
10 2 (2.99%) Innovative Thinking
10 2 (2.99%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (2.99%) Network Architecture
11 1 (1.49%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 25 (37.31%) Python
2 2 (2.99%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 39 (58.21%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (50.75%) CCNP
3 13 (19.40%) Degree
4 11 (16.42%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (7.46%) JNCIP
6 4 (5.97%) CCIE
6 4 (5.97%) CCIE Service Provider
6 4 (5.97%) CCNA
7 2 (2.99%) MCSE
7 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.49%) CCSA
8 1 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 5 (7.46%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.49%) Firmware
2 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (13.43%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.49%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.49%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.49%) SCOM
2 1 (1.49%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 62 (92.54%) Cisco
2 26 (38.81%) Palo Alto
3 25 (37.31%) Nokia
4 23 (34.33%) Huawei
5 14 (20.90%) Juniper
6 12 (17.91%) Citrix
7 9 (13.43%) CheckPoint
8 8 (11.94%) F5
8 8 (11.94%) Microsoft
9 7 (10.45%) Meraki
10 6 (8.96%) Extreme Networks
10 6 (8.96%) SolarWinds
11 5 (7.46%) Aerohive Networks
11 5 (7.46%) Aruba
11 5 (7.46%) NetApp
11 5 (7.46%) Ruckus Wireless
11 5 (7.46%) Ubiquiti
12 4 (5.97%) HP
12 4 (5.97%) Radware
13 3 (4.48%) Forcepoint