The table below looks at the statistics for RIP skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RIP over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 243 253 249
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Permanent jobs citing RIP 5 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.076% 0.042% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.43% 0.27% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 8
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +16.66%
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 North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1159 1108 1350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.58% 15.46% 18.38%
Number of salaries quoted 868 853 1062
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

RIP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

RIP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

RIP
Salary Trend in the North West

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

RIP Salary Trend in the North West

RIP
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RIP across the North West region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

RIP Salary Histogram in the North West

RIP
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RIP within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 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
Cheshire - 4 £57,500 -
Lancashire - 1 £32,000 -
RIP
England

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 18 (100.00%) WAN
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 18 (100.00%) OSPF
1 18 (100.00%) BGP
2 17 (94.44%) Cisco
3 13 (72.22%) Juniper
3 13 (72.22%) CCNA
3 13 (72.22%) TCP/IP
4 11 (61.11%) Linux
4 11 (61.11%) MS Exchange
4 11 (61.11%) MPLS
4 11 (61.11%) Change Management
5 10 (55.56%) Project Management
6 8 (44.44%) Red Hat
6 8 (44.44%) JNCIA
6 8 (44.44%) LPIC
6 8 (44.44%) Ubuntu
6 8 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (38.89%) Management Information System
7 7 (38.89%) Network Architecture
7 7 (38.89%) Junos
7 7 (38.89%) LAN
7 7 (38.89%) EIGRP
8 5 (27.78%) CheckPoint
8 5 (27.78%) IGRP
8 5 (27.78%) Broadband
8 5 (27.78%) DHCP
8 5 (27.78%) CCIE
8 5 (27.78%) DNS
8 5 (27.78%) Retail

RIP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 11 (61.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) WAN
1 18 (100.00%) OSPF
1 18 (100.00%) BGP
2 13 (72.22%) TCP/IP
3 11 (61.11%) MPLS
4 7 (38.89%) Junos
4 7 (38.89%) LAN
4 7 (38.89%) EIGRP
5 5 (27.78%) IGRP
5 5 (27.78%) Broadband
5 5 (27.78%) DHCP
5 5 (27.78%) DNS
5 5 (27.78%) Network Security
6 2 (11.11%) iSCSI
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (11.11%) SSL
6 2 (11.11%) SAN
6 2 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (11.11%) FTP
6 2 (11.11%) VPN
General
1 5 (27.78%) Games
1 5 (27.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Network Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Operations Manager
2 5 (27.78%) Network Manager
2 5 (27.78%) Network Operations Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Network Support
3 3 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Network Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Linux
2 8 (44.44%) Ubuntu
2 8 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Change Management
2 10 (55.56%) Project Management
3 7 (38.89%) Network Architecture
4 5 (27.78%) Mentoring
4 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) Migration
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (72.22%) CCNA
3 8 (44.44%) JNCIA
3 8 (44.44%) LPIC
4 5 (27.78%) CCIE
5 2 (11.11%) CCNP
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Cisco
2 13 (72.22%) Juniper
3 8 (44.44%) Red Hat
4 5 (27.78%) CheckPoint
4 5 (27.78%) Fortinet
5 2 (11.11%) SonicWALL
5 2 (11.11%) Meru Networks
5 2 (11.11%) HP
5 2 (11.11%) Dell