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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 305 319 324
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +5
Permanent jobs citing RIP 3 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.029% 0.12% 0.042%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.73% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 5
Average salary £40,000 £58,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.03% -3.33%
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
1448 2048 1890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.90% 16.54% 15.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1235 1716 1688
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 2015, 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 22 (100.00%) Cisco
1 22 (100.00%) OSPF
2 21 (95.45%) LAN
2 21 (95.45%) WAN
3 20 (90.91%) VPN
4 19 (86.36%) DNS
4 19 (86.36%) Firewall
5 18 (81.82%) BGP
5 18 (81.82%) CheckPoint
6 17 (77.27%) EIGRP
7 14 (63.64%) VRRP
7 14 (63.64%) VLAN
7 14 (63.64%) HSRP
7 14 (63.64%) GLBP
8 11 (50.00%) Network Design
9 10 (45.45%) CCSA
9 10 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (45.45%) VoIP
9 10 (45.45%) Meraki
10 9 (40.91%) Spanning Tree
10 9 (40.91%) Aruba
10 9 (40.91%) Juniper
11 7 (31.82%) MPLS
11 7 (31.82%) Wireless
12 6 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (27.27%) Network Security
12 6 (27.27%) CCNP
13 5 (22.73%) DHCP
14 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
14 4 (18.18%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (100.00%) OSPF
2 21 (95.45%) LAN
2 21 (95.45%) WAN
3 20 (90.91%) VPN
4 19 (86.36%) DNS
4 19 (86.36%) Firewall
5 18 (81.82%) BGP
6 17 (77.27%) EIGRP
7 14 (63.64%) VRRP
7 14 (63.64%) VLAN
7 14 (63.64%) HSRP
7 14 (63.64%) GLBP
8 10 (45.45%) VoIP
9 9 (40.91%) Spanning Tree
10 7 (31.82%) MPLS
10 7 (31.82%) Wireless
11 6 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (27.27%) Network Security
12 5 (22.73%) DHCP
13 4 (18.18%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Security Engineer
2 10 (45.45%) Network Engineer
3 9 (40.91%) Network Security Engineer
4 8 (36.36%) Senior Security Engineer
4 8 (36.36%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 8 (36.36%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (27.27%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (18.18%) Network Analyst
6 4 (18.18%) Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Network Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Firewall Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Deployment Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) NHS
1 4 (18.18%) Handset
2 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) Fixed Income
4 1 (4.55%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
1 3 (13.64%) Windows 2000
1 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Network Design
2 3 (13.64%) Business Continuity
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.55%) Network Architecture
4 1 (4.55%) Change Control
4 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (45.45%) CCSA
2 6 (27.27%) CCNP
3 3 (13.64%) CCNA
3 3 (13.64%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) CCIE
4 1 (4.55%) JNCIA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (81.82%) CheckPoint
3 10 (45.45%) Meraki
4 9 (40.91%) Aruba
4 9 (40.91%) Juniper
5 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 3 (13.64%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (4.55%) Nortel
7 1 (4.55%) Blue Coat
7 1 (4.55%) Fortinet