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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 254 245 231
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -14
Permanent jobs citing RIP 1 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.015% 0.041% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.100% 0.28% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 7
Average salary - £40,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
1002 1084 990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.90% 14.71% 14.58%
Number of salaries quoted 800 901 834
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £22,000 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £63,220 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
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 4 September 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
Lancashire - 1 - -
RIP
England

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (50.00%) Meru Networks
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) ICMP
2 1 (50.00%) VRRP
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows

RIP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) ICMP
2 1 (50.00%) VRRP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (50.00%) Meru Networks
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell