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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 173 200 221
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +21
Permanent jobs citing RIP 45 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.89% 0.24% 0.075%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.43% 0.80% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 0
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
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
1311 1623 1536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.90% 29.61% 28.61%
Number of salaries quoted 843 1021 1172
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +19 32 £45,000 -
Bracknell +17 6 £49,000 -2.00%
RIP
South East

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 55 (98.21%) OSPF
2 52 (92.86%) Cisco
3 50 (89.29%) BGP
4 35 (62.50%) TCP/IP
5 30 (53.57%) MPLS
6 29 (51.79%) Juniper
7 27 (48.21%) Telecoms
8 22 (39.29%) Cisco Certification
8 22 (39.29%) Broadband
9 21 (37.50%) Firewall
10 20 (35.71%) VLAN
10 20 (35.71%) F5
11 19 (33.93%) Network Security
11 19 (33.93%) Cisco IOS
11 19 (33.93%) DNS
12 18 (32.14%) 3G
12 18 (32.14%) VRRP
13 17 (30.36%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (28.57%) WAN
15 15 (26.79%) CheckPoint
15 15 (26.79%) Huawei
16 14 (25.00%) BIG-IP
16 14 (25.00%) Smartphone
16 14 (25.00%) Internet
16 14 (25.00%) EIGRP
16 14 (25.00%) Junos
16 14 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 13 (23.21%) Blue Coat
17 13 (23.21%) Wireshark
18 12 (21.43%) Cisco PIX

RIP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 55 (98.21%) OSPF
2 50 (89.29%) BGP
3 35 (62.50%) TCP/IP
4 30 (53.57%) MPLS
5 22 (39.29%) Broadband
6 21 (37.50%) Firewall
7 20 (35.71%) VLAN
8 19 (33.93%) Cisco IOS
8 19 (33.93%) Network Security
8 19 (33.93%) DNS
9 18 (32.14%) 3G
9 18 (32.14%) VRRP
10 16 (28.57%) WAN
11 14 (25.00%) Internet
11 14 (25.00%) EIGRP
11 14 (25.00%) Junos
11 14 (25.00%) BIG-IP
11 14 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 13 (23.21%) Wireshark
13 12 (21.43%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) MySQL
General
1 27 (48.21%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.93%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.36%) Retail
3 3 (5.36%) Billing
4 2 (3.57%) Finance
4 2 (3.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 19 (33.93%) Network Support
3 14 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 11 (19.64%) Network Support Engineer
5 8 (14.29%) Security Engineer
6 7 (12.50%) Network Team Leader
6 7 (12.50%) Support Team Leader
6 7 (12.50%) Team Leader
6 7 (12.50%) Network Analyst
6 7 (12.50%) Analyst
7 6 (10.71%) Systems Analyst
7 6 (10.71%) Network Security Engineer
7 6 (10.71%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (8.93%) Consultant
8 5 (8.93%) Network Consultant
9 4 (7.14%) Developer
10 3 (5.36%) IP Engineer
11 2 (3.57%) Technical Engineer
11 2 (3.57%) NOC Engineer
11 2 (3.57%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) Web Services
1 1 (1.79%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.00%) Smartphone
2 6 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.71%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.64%) Linux
2 5 (8.93%) UNIX
3 1 (1.79%) Windows
3 1 (1.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (19.64%) Network Management
3 6 (10.71%) Network Design
4 5 (8.93%) Service Delivery
4 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (8.93%) Network Architecture
5 3 (5.36%) Performance Management
5 3 (5.36%) CRM
6 2 (3.57%) Change Management
6 2 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.57%) ITSM
6 2 (3.57%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.57%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.57%) High Availability
6 2 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (3.57%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 2 (3.57%) DDoS Mitigation
7 1 (1.79%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.79%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.50%) Perl
2 5 (8.93%) Python
3 1 (1.79%) Tcl
3 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.79%) Korn
3 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (39.29%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (19.64%) CCNP
3 9 (16.07%) CCNA
4 7 (12.50%) Degree
5 6 (10.71%) CCIE
6 4 (7.14%) CISSP
6 4 (7.14%) CCSA
6 4 (7.14%) CCSE
7 2 (3.57%) CCIP
8 1 (1.79%) CCDA
8 1 (1.79%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.79%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.07%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (12.50%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 12 (21.43%) FortiGate
2 4 (7.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 52 (92.86%) Cisco
2 29 (51.79%) Juniper
3 20 (35.71%) F5
4 15 (26.79%) Huawei
4 15 (26.79%) CheckPoint
5 13 (23.21%) Blue Coat
6 9 (16.07%) Fortinet
7 6 (10.71%) Oracle
8 5 (8.93%) Brocade
9 4 (7.14%) ProCurve
9 4 (7.14%) Aerohive Networks
9 4 (7.14%) HP
10 1 (1.79%) IBM
10 1 (1.79%) Radware
10 1 (1.79%) VMware
10 1 (1.79%) SolarWinds