The table below looks at the statistics for RIP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RIP over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 139 145 145
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Permanent jobs citing RIP 5 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.22% 0.12% 0.041%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.88% 0.44% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
RIP
East of 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 Hertfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
570 675 633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.36% 26.68% 25.89%
Number of salaries quoted 376 464 469
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

RIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

RIP Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

RIP
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

RIP Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

RIP
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RIP within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
Watford +13 2 £60,000 +4.34%
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £55,000 -
RIP
East of England

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 10 (100.00%) OSPF
1 10 (100.00%) BGP
2 9 (90.00%) EIGRP
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (80.00%) Cisco
3 8 (80.00%) MPLS
4 7 (70.00%) Data Centre
5 6 (60.00%) Multicast
5 6 (60.00%) CCIE
5 6 (60.00%) CCNP
6 5 (50.00%) F5
6 5 (50.00%) Firewall
7 4 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
8 3 (30.00%) Internet
8 3 (30.00%) Juniper
8 3 (30.00%) CCNA
8 3 (30.00%) DHCP
8 3 (30.00%) VPN
8 3 (30.00%) DNS
8 3 (30.00%) VRRP
8 3 (30.00%) IPsec
8 3 (30.00%) Change Management
9 2 (20.00%) HSRP
9 2 (20.00%) GLBP
9 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (20.00%) Crossbeam
9 2 (20.00%) Wireless

RIP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 10 (100.00%) OSPF
1 10 (100.00%) BGP
2 9 (90.00%) EIGRP
3 8 (80.00%) MPLS
4 6 (60.00%) Multicast
5 5 (50.00%) Firewall
6 4 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (30.00%) IPsec
7 3 (30.00%) VRRP
7 3 (30.00%) DHCP
7 3 (30.00%) VPN
7 3 (30.00%) DNS
7 3 (30.00%) Internet
8 2 (20.00%) SAN
8 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 2 (20.00%) ADSL
8 2 (20.00%) LAN
8 2 (20.00%) WAN
8 2 (20.00%) Wireless
8 2 (20.00%) 3G
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Games
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Network Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Blog
2 1 (10.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Network Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (60.00%) CCIE
2 6 (60.00%) CCNP
3 3 (30.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Cacti
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) F5
3 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (30.00%) Juniper
5 2 (20.00%) Crossbeam
5 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
6 1 (10.00%) VMware