The table below looks at the statistics for RIP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RIP over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 138 122 110
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -12
Permanent jobs citing RIP 1 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.042% 0.15% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.24% 0.88% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 3
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -38.46%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
RIP
West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
417 342 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.56% 16.64% 20.97%
Number of salaries quoted 336 311 274
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

RIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

RIP Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

RIP
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

RIP Salary Trend in Birmingham

RIP
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) TACACS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning

RIP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) TACACS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) VMware