The table below looks at the statistics for RIP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RIP over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 196 208 214
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +6
Permanent jobs citing RIP 22 19 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.43% 0.32% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.69% 1.07% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 1
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
RIP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1298 1769 1537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.12% 29.80% 27.70%
Number of salaries quoted 922 974 1114
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

RIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RIP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

RIP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

RIP
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RIP across the Berkshire region.

RIP Salary Trend in Berkshire

RIP
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RIP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

RIP Salary Histogram in Berkshire

RIP
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RIP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +1 15 £43,750 -2.77%
Bracknell +25 4 £40,000 -11.11%
RIP
South East

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing RIP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited RIP.

1 54 (98.18%) OSPF
2 52 (94.55%) Cisco
3 48 (87.27%) BGP
4 36 (65.45%) TCP/IP
5 32 (58.18%) Juniper
6 31 (56.36%) MPLS
7 28 (50.91%) Telecoms
8 22 (40.00%) F5
8 22 (40.00%) Firewall
9 21 (38.18%) VRRP
9 21 (38.18%) Cisco Certification
9 21 (38.18%) Broadband
10 19 (34.55%) VLAN
11 18 (32.73%) Cisco IOS
11 18 (32.73%) 3G
12 17 (30.91%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (30.91%) Network Security
13 16 (29.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 16 (29.09%) Blue Coat
13 16 (29.09%) BIG-IP
13 16 (29.09%) DNS
14 15 (27.27%) Huawei
14 15 (27.27%) Wireshark
15 14 (25.45%) Cisco PIX
15 14 (25.45%) Junos
15 14 (25.45%) Smartphone
15 14 (25.45%) Internet
15 14 (25.45%) FortiGate
16 13 (23.64%) CCNP
16 13 (23.64%) SMTP

RIP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing RIP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited RIP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 54 (98.18%) OSPF
2 48 (87.27%) BGP
3 36 (65.45%) TCP/IP
4 31 (56.36%) MPLS
5 22 (40.00%) Firewall
6 21 (38.18%) VRRP
6 21 (38.18%) Broadband
7 19 (34.55%) VLAN
8 18 (32.73%) Cisco IOS
8 18 (32.73%) 3G
9 17 (30.91%) Network Security
10 16 (29.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 16 (29.09%) BIG-IP
10 16 (29.09%) DNS
11 15 (27.27%) Wireshark
12 14 (25.45%) Cisco PIX
12 14 (25.45%) Internet
12 14 (25.45%) Junos
13 13 (23.64%) SMTP
14 12 (21.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) MySQL
General
1 28 (50.91%) Telecoms
2 6 (10.91%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.45%) Retail
3 3 (5.45%) Billing
3 3 (5.45%) Finance
4 2 (3.64%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 30 (54.55%) Network Engineer
2 20 (36.36%) Network Support
3 14 (25.45%) Support Engineer
4 12 (21.82%) Network Support Engineer
5 10 (18.18%) Security Engineer
6 8 (14.55%) Network Security Engineer
7 7 (12.73%) Analyst
7 7 (12.73%) Senior Network Engineer
7 7 (12.73%) Team Leader
7 7 (12.73%) Network Analyst
7 7 (12.73%) Support Team Leader
7 7 (12.73%) Network Team Leader
8 6 (10.91%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (7.27%) Developer
10 3 (5.45%) IP Engineer
11 2 (3.64%) NOC Engineer
12 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Solution Manager
12 1 (1.82%) Consultant
12 1 (1.82%) Network Consultant
12 1 (1.82%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.45%) Smartphone
2 6 (10.91%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.00%) Linux
2 5 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.91%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (18.18%) Network Management
3 5 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 5 (9.09%) Network Design
4 3 (5.45%) CRM
4 3 (5.45%) Change Management
4 3 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.45%) High Availability
4 3 (5.45%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (5.45%) Load Balancing
4 3 (5.45%) Performance Management
5 2 (3.64%) Deep Packet Inspection
5 2 (3.64%) DDoS Mitigation
5 2 (3.64%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (3.64%) ITSM
5 2 (3.64%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.82%) ITIL
6 1 (1.82%) Network Planning
6 1 (1.82%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.73%) Perl
2 5 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (1.82%) Tcl
3 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.82%) Korn
3 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (38.18%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (23.64%) CCNP
3 10 (18.18%) CCNA
4 7 (12.73%) Degree
5 6 (10.91%) CISSP
5 6 (10.91%) CCSA
5 6 (10.91%) CCSE
6 2 (3.64%) JNCIA
6 2 (3.64%) CCIE
6 2 (3.64%) JNCIE
7 1 (1.82%) JNCIS
7 1 (1.82%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.36%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (16.36%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 14 (25.45%) FortiGate
2 4 (7.27%) Nagios
Vendors
1 52 (94.55%) Cisco
2 32 (58.18%) Juniper
3 22 (40.00%) F5
4 16 (29.09%) Blue Coat
5 15 (27.27%) Huawei
6 12 (21.82%) CheckPoint
7 6 (10.91%) Brocade
7 6 (10.91%) Oracle
8 5 (9.09%) Fortinet
9 4 (7.27%) ProCurve
9 4 (7.27%) HP
9 4 (7.27%) Aerohive Networks
10 1 (1.82%) VMware
10 1 (1.82%) SolarWinds