The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 237 241 241
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs citing RIP 5 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.072% 0.082% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.50% 0.56% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 12
Average salary £27,500 £32,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.06% -32.63%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +9.19%
Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1003 1072 1080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.41% 14.65% 14.48%
Number of salaries quoted 847 908 946
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
RIP
England

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 22 July 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 22 July 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
Manchester +6 3 £27,500 -14.06% 2
Cheshire - 2 £40,000 -
RIP
England

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 8 (100.00%) OSPF
2 6 (75.00%) BGP
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
3 5 (62.50%) SNMP
3 5 (62.50%) VPN
3 5 (62.50%) CCNA
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (50.00%) DNS
4 4 (50.00%) Ethernet
4 4 (50.00%) Internet
4 4 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (50.00%) VLAN
5 3 (37.50%) IPsec
5 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
5 3 (37.50%) Network Security
5 3 (37.50%) SMTP
5 3 (37.50%) ADSL
5 3 (37.50%) Broadband
5 3 (37.50%) ICMP
6 2 (25.00%) DSLAM
6 2 (25.00%) A+ Certification
6 2 (25.00%) NetApp
6 2 (25.00%) LAN
6 2 (25.00%) SDH
6 2 (25.00%) WLAN
6 2 (25.00%) ATM
6 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) CCIE

RIP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) OSPF
2 6 (75.00%) BGP
3 5 (62.50%) SNMP
3 5 (62.50%) VPN
4 4 (50.00%) DNS
4 4 (50.00%) Ethernet
4 4 (50.00%) Internet
4 4 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (50.00%) VLAN
5 3 (37.50%) IPsec
5 3 (37.50%) Network Security
5 3 (37.50%) SMTP
5 3 (37.50%) ADSL
5 3 (37.50%) Broadband
5 3 (37.50%) ICMP
6 2 (25.00%) DSLAM
6 2 (25.00%) LAN
6 2 (25.00%) SDH
6 2 (25.00%) WLAN
6 2 (25.00%) ATM
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Security Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Customer Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) SCADA
2 1 (12.50%) SecurID
2 1 (12.50%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Network Design
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
1 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CCNA
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) A+ Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CCIE
2 2 (25.00%) CCNP
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) CISSP
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) NetApp
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) BT
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (25.00%) Kaspersky
2 2 (25.00%) Aerohive Networks
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) ArcSight
3 1 (12.50%) Crossbeam
3 1 (12.50%) Nokia
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) CA
3 1 (12.50%) Nortel