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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 240 - 255
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing RIP 12 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% - 0.050%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.01% - 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 4
Average salary £31,500 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £43,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +16.66%
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
1192 918 1166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.30% 13.69% 14.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1000 782 996
Average salary £37,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.94% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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
Lancashire - 10 £31,500 -
Manchester - 1 £27,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £65,000 -
RIP
England

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) OSPF
2 16 (94.12%) Cisco
3 15 (88.24%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (88.24%) BGP
4 14 (82.35%) WAN
4 14 (82.35%) CCNA
4 14 (82.35%) MPLS
5 13 (76.47%) TCP/IP
6 12 (70.59%) Linux
6 12 (70.59%) Juniper
7 11 (64.71%) MS Exchange
7 11 (64.71%) Project Management
7 11 (64.71%) Change Management
8 8 (47.06%) Red Hat
8 8 (47.06%) Management Information System
8 8 (47.06%) JNCIA
8 8 (47.06%) LPIC
8 8 (47.06%) Ubuntu
8 8 (47.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (47.06%) Junos
9 6 (35.29%) Broadband
9 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
10 5 (29.41%) Games
10 5 (29.41%) Retail
10 5 (29.41%) Fortinet
11 3 (17.65%) LAN
11 3 (17.65%) DHCP
11 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
11 3 (17.65%) Firewall
11 3 (17.65%) Telecoms

RIP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (64.71%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) OSPF
2 15 (88.24%) BGP
3 14 (82.35%) WAN
3 14 (82.35%) MPLS
4 13 (76.47%) TCP/IP
5 8 (47.06%) Junos
6 6 (35.29%) Broadband
7 3 (17.65%) LAN
7 3 (17.65%) DHCP
7 3 (17.65%) Firewall
7 3 (17.65%) VLAN
8 2 (11.76%) VPLS
8 2 (11.76%) PBX
8 2 (11.76%) VoIP
8 2 (11.76%) DNS
9 1 (5.88%) Internet
9 1 (5.88%) VPN
9 1 (5.88%) DSLAM
9 1 (5.88%) EIGRP
9 1 (5.88%) ICMP
General
1 5 (29.41%) Games
1 5 (29.41%) Retail
2 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Network Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Network Manager
2 6 (35.29%) Operations Manager
2 6 (35.29%) Network Operations Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Network Support
4 3 (17.65%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Network Operations Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Telecoms Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Security Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.88%) Network Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Linux
2 8 (47.06%) Ubuntu
2 8 (47.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Project Management
1 11 (64.71%) Change Management
2 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
3 2 (11.76%) Network Management
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 15 (88.24%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (82.35%) CCNA
3 8 (47.06%) JNCIA
3 8 (47.06%) LPIC
4 2 (11.76%) CCNP
5 1 (5.88%) CCIE
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 12 (70.59%) Juniper
3 8 (47.06%) Red Hat
4 5 (29.41%) Fortinet
5 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
6 2 (11.76%) VMware
6 2 (11.76%) NetApp
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.76%) Kaspersky
6 2 (11.76%) Riverbed
6 2 (11.76%) Aerohive Networks
7 1 (5.88%) Redback
7 1 (5.88%) BT