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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 306 311 334
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +23
Permanent jobs citing RIP 12 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.086% 0.048%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.62% 0.57% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 6
Average salary £58,000 £70,000 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.14% +58.19%
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
1945 1758 2270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.94% 15.07% 18.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1633 1556 2025
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £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 18 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 25 (100.00%) Cisco
1 25 (100.00%) OSPF
1 25 (100.00%) BGP
2 24 (96.00%) EIGRP
2 24 (96.00%) MPLS
2 24 (96.00%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (96.00%) Juniper
2 24 (96.00%) VoIP
3 23 (92.00%) WAN
3 23 (92.00%) CCNP
4 22 (88.00%) LAN
4 22 (88.00%) HSRP
5 21 (84.00%) VPN
5 21 (84.00%) Wireless
6 20 (80.00%) GLBP
6 20 (80.00%) Aruba
6 20 (80.00%) VLAN
6 20 (80.00%) VPLS
6 20 (80.00%) Cisco IOS
6 20 (80.00%) Network Security
7 19 (76.00%) Network Management
8 18 (72.00%) SolarWinds
9 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
9 4 (16.00%) CheckPoint
10 3 (12.00%) Project Management
10 3 (12.00%) DNS
10 3 (12.00%) Network Design
10 3 (12.00%) Finance
10 3 (12.00%) Firewall
10 3 (12.00%) Multicast

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 25 (100.00%) OSPF
1 25 (100.00%) BGP
2 24 (96.00%) EIGRP
2 24 (96.00%) MPLS
2 24 (96.00%) VoIP
3 23 (92.00%) WAN
4 22 (88.00%) LAN
4 22 (88.00%) HSRP
5 21 (84.00%) VPN
5 21 (84.00%) Wireless
6 20 (80.00%) GLBP
6 20 (80.00%) VLAN
6 20 (80.00%) VPLS
6 20 (80.00%) Cisco IOS
6 20 (80.00%) Network Security
7 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (12.00%) DNS
8 3 (12.00%) Firewall
8 3 (12.00%) Multicast
9 2 (8.00%) tcpdump
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Multimedia
3 1 (4.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (84.00%) Network Engineer
2 19 (76.00%) Security Engineer
3 18 (72.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 17 (68.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 16 (64.00%) Senior Security Engineer
6 15 (60.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 15 (60.00%) Lead Network Engineer
7 3 (12.00%) Cisco Engineer
8 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
9 1 (4.00%) Architect
9 1 (4.00%) Network Team Leader
9 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Architect
9 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Designer
9 1 (4.00%) Network Architect
9 1 (4.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
9 1 (4.00%) Network Designer
9 1 (4.00%) Network Support Engineer
9 1 (4.00%) Network Support
9 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) e-Health
1 2 (8.00%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
1 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Network Management
2 3 (12.00%) Project Management
2 3 (12.00%) Network Design
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL
3 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.00%) Integration Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 24 (96.00%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (92.00%) CCNP
3 2 (8.00%) CCIE
3 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.00%) CCIP
4 1 (4.00%) CCNA
4 1 (4.00%) CCDP
4 1 (4.00%) JNCIA
4 1 (4.00%) JNCIP
4 1 (4.00%) CCSA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) CA Spectrum
1 2 (8.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco
2 24 (96.00%) Juniper
3 20 (80.00%) Aruba
4 18 (72.00%) SolarWinds
5 4 (16.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (8.00%) CA
7 1 (4.00%) Nortel
7 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.00%) Bloomberg
7 1 (4.00%) Barracuda Networks