The table below looks at the statistics for RIP skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RIP over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 298 321 335
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +14
Permanent jobs citing RIP 13 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.084% 0.047%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.68% 0.56% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 6
Average salary £58,000 £70,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.14% +36.58%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
RIP
London

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

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1925 1772 2402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.97% 14.91% 18.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1627 1572 2151
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,650 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £72,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

RIP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

RIP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

RIP
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

RIP Salary Trend in the City of London

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 27 (100.00%) Cisco
1 27 (100.00%) OSPF
1 27 (100.00%) BGP
2 26 (96.30%) EIGRP
2 26 (96.30%) MPLS
2 26 (96.30%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (96.30%) Juniper
2 26 (96.30%) VoIP
3 25 (92.59%) WAN
3 25 (92.59%) CCNP
4 24 (88.89%) LAN
4 24 (88.89%) HSRP
5 23 (85.19%) VPN
5 23 (85.19%) Wireless
6 22 (81.48%) VLAN
6 22 (81.48%) VPLS
6 22 (81.48%) Cisco IOS
6 22 (81.48%) GLBP
6 22 (81.48%) Aruba
7 20 (74.07%) Network Security
8 19 (70.37%) Network Management
9 18 (66.67%) SolarWinds
10 6 (22.22%) CheckPoint
11 5 (18.52%) DNS
11 5 (18.52%) Network Design
11 5 (18.52%) Firewall
12 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
12 4 (14.81%) VRRP
13 3 (11.11%) Project Management
13 3 (11.11%) Finance

RIP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 27 (100.00%) OSPF
1 27 (100.00%) BGP
2 26 (96.30%) EIGRP
2 26 (96.30%) MPLS
2 26 (96.30%) VoIP
3 25 (92.59%) WAN
4 24 (88.89%) LAN
4 24 (88.89%) HSRP
5 23 (85.19%) Wireless
5 23 (85.19%) VPN
6 22 (81.48%) GLBP
6 22 (81.48%) VLAN
6 22 (81.48%) VPLS
6 22 (81.48%) Cisco IOS
7 20 (74.07%) Network Security
8 5 (18.52%) DNS
8 5 (18.52%) Firewall
9 4 (14.81%) VRRP
9 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
10 3 (11.11%) Multicast
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
2 2 (7.41%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Multimedia
3 1 (3.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (81.48%) Network Engineer
2 20 (74.07%) Security Engineer
3 18 (66.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 18 (66.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 17 (62.96%) Senior Security Engineer
5 15 (55.56%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 15 (55.56%) Lead Network Engineer
6 4 (14.81%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
8 1 (3.70%) Architect
8 1 (3.70%) Network Designer
8 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
8 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Network Support Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Network Team Leader
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Network Architect
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Network Designer
8 1 (3.70%) Network Support
8 1 (3.70%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) e-Health
1 2 (7.41%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
1 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) Network Management
2 5 (18.52%) Network Design
3 3 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL
4 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.70%) Integration Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.70%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 26 (96.30%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (92.59%) CCNP
3 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (7.41%) CCSA
3 2 (7.41%) CCIE
4 1 (3.70%) JNCIA
4 1 (3.70%) JNCIP
4 1 (3.70%) CCIP
4 1 (3.70%) CCNA
4 1 (3.70%) CCDP
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) CiscoWorks
1 2 (7.41%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Cisco
2 26 (96.30%) Juniper
3 22 (81.48%) Aruba
4 18 (66.67%) SolarWinds
5 6 (22.22%) CheckPoint
6 2 (7.41%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (7.41%) CA
7 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.70%) Nortel
7 1 (3.70%) Bloomberg