The table below looks at the statistics for RIP skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RIP over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 249 269 262
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -7
Permanent jobs citing RIP 13 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.17% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.83% 0.78% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 13
Average salary £47,500 £41,250 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.15% +8.55%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
RIP
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1573 1787 1885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.80% 20.75% 22.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1195 1385 1546
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,150 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

RIP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

RIP Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

RIP
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

RIP Salary Trend in the East of England

RIP
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RIP across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

RIP Salary Histogram in the East of England

RIP
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RIP within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Bedfordshire +27 7 £47,500 -6.86%
Hertfordshire - 5 £60,000 -
Cambridgeshire +7 1 £47,500 +18.75%
RIP
England

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 30 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 30 (100.00%) OSPF
2 29 (96.67%) BGP
2 29 (96.67%) EIGRP
2 29 (96.67%) Cisco
3 26 (86.67%) CCNP
4 25 (83.33%) MPLS
4 25 (83.33%) Juniper
4 25 (83.33%) TCP/IP
4 25 (83.33%) VPN
4 25 (83.33%) Firewall
5 24 (80.00%) HSRP
6 22 (73.33%) SSL
7 20 (66.67%) Finance
8 19 (63.33%) Wireless
8 19 (63.33%) F5
9 16 (53.33%) Network Management
9 16 (53.33%) HP NNM
9 16 (53.33%) DWDM
9 16 (53.33%) HP
10 15 (50.00%) ITIL
10 15 (50.00%) Change Management
11 14 (46.67%) MS Visio
11 14 (46.67%) MS Office
12 11 (36.67%) VRRP
13 10 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (33.33%) Service Delivery
13 10 (33.33%) Banking
13 10 (33.33%) PRINCE2
13 10 (33.33%) PRINCE

RIP
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

Applications
1 14 (46.67%) MS Office
1 14 (46.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 30 (100.00%) OSPF
2 29 (96.67%) BGP
2 29 (96.67%) EIGRP
3 25 (83.33%) TCP/IP
3 25 (83.33%) VPN
3 25 (83.33%) Firewall
3 25 (83.33%) MPLS
4 24 (80.00%) HSRP
5 22 (73.33%) SSL
6 19 (63.33%) Wireless
7 16 (53.33%) DWDM
8 11 (36.67%) VRRP
9 9 (30.00%) IPsec
9 9 (30.00%) Network Security
9 9 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (26.67%) Multicast
11 5 (16.67%) SSH
11 5 (16.67%) SNMP
12 4 (13.33%) DNS
General
1 20 (66.67%) Finance
2 10 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
3 2 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Network Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Network Specialist
3 4 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Security Specialist
4 3 (10.00%) Network Security Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Network Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Design Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Network Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Blog
1 2 (6.67%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Network Management
2 15 (50.00%) ITIL
2 15 (50.00%) Change Management
3 10 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 10 (33.33%) PRINCE
3 10 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 9 (30.00%) Process Improvement
5 7 (23.33%) Network Design
6 5 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (6.67%) Project Planning
9 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
9 1 (3.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) Perl
1 1 (3.33%) PHP
1 1 (3.33%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (86.67%) CCNP
3 8 (26.67%) CCIE
4 7 (23.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (33.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 16 (53.33%) HP NNM
2 3 (10.00%) Cacti
2 3 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 29 (96.67%) Cisco
2 25 (83.33%) Juniper
3 19 (63.33%) F5
4 16 (53.33%) HP
5 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (10.00%) Crossbeam
5 3 (10.00%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.33%) VMware