The table below looks at the statistics for RIP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RIP over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 127 134 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing RIP 14 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.56% 0.13% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.89% 0.43% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 0
Average salary £41,750 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
RIP
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
741 690 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.46% 30.10% 26.49%
Number of salaries quoted 422 508 401
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

RIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

RIP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

RIP
Salary Trend in Reading

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

RIP Salary Trend in Reading

RIP
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RIP across the Reading region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

RIP Salary Histogram in Reading

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 20 (100.00%) OSPF
1 20 (100.00%) Firewall
2 18 (90.00%) BGP
3 16 (80.00%) EIGRP
3 16 (80.00%) IGRP
3 16 (80.00%) TCP/IP
4 15 (75.00%) VPN
4 15 (75.00%) Cisco
4 15 (75.00%) CheckPoint
5 13 (65.00%) MPLS
5 13 (65.00%) IPsec
5 13 (65.00%) VLAN
5 13 (65.00%) Network Security
5 13 (65.00%) F5
6 11 (55.00%) NetScaler
6 11 (55.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (55.00%) HSRP
6 11 (55.00%) Cisco IOS
6 11 (55.00%) Frame Relay
6 11 (55.00%) TACACS
6 11 (55.00%) H.323
6 11 (55.00%) IPv6
6 11 (55.00%) DNS
6 11 (55.00%) SSL
6 11 (55.00%) VoIP
6 11 (55.00%) WLAN
6 11 (55.00%) POP3
6 11 (55.00%) SMTP
6 11 (55.00%) DHCP
6 11 (55.00%) IKE

RIP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) OSPF
1 20 (100.00%) Firewall
2 18 (90.00%) BGP
3 16 (80.00%) EIGRP
3 16 (80.00%) IGRP
3 16 (80.00%) TCP/IP
4 15 (75.00%) VPN
5 13 (65.00%) IPsec
5 13 (65.00%) VLAN
5 13 (65.00%) Network Security
5 13 (65.00%) MPLS
6 11 (55.00%) NetScaler
6 11 (55.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (55.00%) HSRP
6 11 (55.00%) Cisco IOS
6 11 (55.00%) Frame Relay
6 11 (55.00%) DNS
6 11 (55.00%) SSL
6 11 (55.00%) IPv6
6 11 (55.00%) TACACS
General
1 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Network Consultant
1 11 (55.00%) Consultant
2 9 (45.00%) Security Consultant
2 9 (45.00%) Network Security Consultant
3 7 (35.00%) Network Engineer
3 7 (35.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Team Leader
4 5 (25.00%) Network Team Leader
5 4 (20.00%) Design Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Network Design Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) IP Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Design Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Security Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Security Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) SecurID
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (20.00%) Change Control
3 2 (10.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (10.00%) Validation
3 2 (10.00%) eTOM
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) CCIE
1 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.00%) Check Point Certification
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) CCSP
2 2 (10.00%) CCDP
2 2 (10.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) ISO 9001
1 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Cisco
1 15 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 13 (65.00%) F5
3 6 (30.00%) Fortinet
4 4 (20.00%) Juniper
5 2 (10.00%) Nokia
5 2 (10.00%) Radware
5 2 (10.00%) Redback
5 2 (10.00%) Tufin
5 2 (10.00%) AlgoSec