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 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 122 124 131
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Permanent jobs citing RIP 12 17 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.56% 0.69% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.12% 2.31% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 0
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
566 735 662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 26.39% 29.88% 29.63%
Number of salaries quoted 406 421 488
Average salary £46,250 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 35 (100.00%) BGP
2 34 (97.14%) Cisco
2 34 (97.14%) OSPF
3 24 (68.57%) Telecoms
4 23 (65.71%) Juniper
5 20 (57.14%) TCP/IP
6 19 (54.29%) MPLS
7 18 (51.43%) Broadband
8 17 (48.57%) Cisco IOS
9 15 (42.86%) 3G
9 15 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (40.00%) Internet
10 14 (40.00%) Firewall
10 14 (40.00%) Huawei
10 14 (40.00%) Smartphone
11 13 (37.14%) Junos
12 11 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (28.57%) VLAN
13 10 (28.57%) Network Management
13 10 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (28.57%) HSRP
14 9 (25.71%) F5
14 9 (25.71%) Wireshark
14 9 (25.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 9 (25.71%) BIG-IP
14 9 (25.71%) WAN
15 8 (22.86%) Network Security
16 7 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
16 7 (20.00%) FortiGate
16 7 (20.00%) SMTP

RIP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 35 (100.00%) BGP
2 34 (97.14%) OSPF
3 20 (57.14%) TCP/IP
4 19 (54.29%) MPLS
5 18 (51.43%) Broadband
6 17 (48.57%) Cisco IOS
7 15 (42.86%) 3G
8 14 (40.00%) Internet
8 14 (40.00%) Firewall
9 13 (37.14%) Junos
10 10 (28.57%) VLAN
10 10 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (28.57%) HSRP
11 9 (25.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 9 (25.71%) Wireshark
11 9 (25.71%) BIG-IP
11 9 (25.71%) WAN
12 8 (22.86%) Network Security
13 7 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
13 7 (20.00%) EIGRP
General
1 24 (68.57%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Network Engineer
2 14 (40.00%) Network Support
3 7 (20.00%) Support Team Leader
3 7 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Team Leader
3 7 (20.00%) Network Team Leader
3 7 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Network Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Security Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Solution Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 14 (40.00%) Smartphone
2 6 (17.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) UNIX
1 4 (11.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (28.57%) Network Management
3 5 (14.29%) Network Design
3 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 3 (8.57%) Change Management
4 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (8.57%) Load Balancing
4 3 (8.57%) High Availability
4 3 (8.57%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.86%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) Perl
1 4 (11.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (20.00%) CCNP
2 7 (20.00%) Degree
3 4 (11.43%) CCNA
4 3 (8.57%) CISSP
4 3 (8.57%) CCSA
4 3 (8.57%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) FortiGate
2 4 (11.43%) Nagios
Vendors
1 34 (97.14%) Cisco
2 23 (65.71%) Juniper
3 14 (40.00%) Huawei
4 9 (25.71%) F5
5 6 (17.14%) Oracle
6 4 (11.43%) Aerohive Networks
6 4 (11.43%) Fortinet
6 4 (11.43%) ProCurve
6 4 (11.43%) HP
7 3 (8.57%) CheckPoint
7 3 (8.57%) Blue Coat