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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 139 140 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing RIP 7 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.29% 0.17% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.64% 0.82% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 0
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
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
427 490 483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.56% 21.08% 24.13%
Number of salaries quoted 322 387 320
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,850 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RIP across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

RIP Salary Histogram 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 31 August 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 £52,500 -8.69%
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £30,000 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £55,000 -
RIP
East of England

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 13 (100.00%) BGP
2 12 (92.31%) OSPF
3 10 (76.92%) Firewall
3 10 (76.92%) F5
4 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (69.23%) Cisco
5 8 (61.54%) CCNP
5 8 (61.54%) EIGRP
6 7 (53.85%) MPLS
7 6 (46.15%) Network Management
7 6 (46.15%) CheckPoint
8 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
9 4 (30.77%) Change Management
9 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
9 4 (30.77%) Internet
9 4 (30.77%) SLA
9 4 (30.77%) VRRP
9 4 (30.77%) WAN
10 3 (23.08%) DHCP
10 3 (23.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (23.08%) UNIX
10 3 (23.08%) LAN
10 3 (23.08%) DNS
10 3 (23.08%) HP
10 3 (23.08%) Juniper
10 3 (23.08%) Extranet
10 3 (23.08%) Wireless
10 3 (23.08%) Finance
10 3 (23.08%) HSRP
10 3 (23.08%) Multicast

RIP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) BGP
2 12 (92.31%) OSPF
3 10 (76.92%) Firewall
4 8 (61.54%) EIGRP
5 7 (53.85%) MPLS
6 4 (30.77%) VRRP
6 4 (30.77%) WAN
6 4 (30.77%) Internet
7 3 (23.08%) Extranet
7 3 (23.08%) DNS
7 3 (23.08%) DHCP
7 3 (23.08%) LAN
7 3 (23.08%) Wireless
7 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (23.08%) HSRP
7 3 (23.08%) Multicast
8 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
9 1 (7.69%) VPN
9 1 (7.69%) SSL
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Network Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Build Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) UNIX
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Network Management
2 4 (30.77%) Change Management
2 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
3 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
3 3 (23.08%) Network Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) Network Design
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.69%) ITSM
5 1 (7.69%) Network Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (61.54%) CCNP
3 2 (15.38%) CCNA
3 2 (15.38%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) F5
2 9 (69.23%) Cisco
3 6 (46.15%) CheckPoint
4 3 (23.08%) HP
4 3 (23.08%) Juniper
5 1 (7.69%) VMware
5 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds