The table below looks at the statistics for RIP skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RIP over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 414 405 428
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +23
Permanent jobs citing RIP 28 17 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.080% 0.066%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.56% 0.36% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 24 11 10
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £40,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
5023 4726 5273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.26% 22.24% 23.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3734 3655 4307
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

RIP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

RIP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

RIP
Salary Trend in the South East

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

RIP Salary Trend in the South East

RIP
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RIP across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

RIP Salary Histogram in the South East

RIP
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RIP within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Berkshire +7 19 £45,000 +5.88%
Oxfordshire +1 5 £45,000 +12.50%
Kent - 4 £27,500 -
RIP
England

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 49 (96.08%) OSPF
2 43 (84.31%) BGP
3 41 (80.39%) Cisco
4 34 (66.67%) Firewall
5 29 (56.86%) F5
6 28 (54.90%) MPLS
6 28 (54.90%) TCP/IP
7 26 (50.98%) CheckPoint
7 26 (50.98%) VLAN
8 23 (45.10%) Juniper
8 23 (45.10%) VPN
8 23 (45.10%) DHCP
9 22 (43.14%) DNS
10 21 (41.18%) SNMP
11 20 (39.22%) EIGRP
11 20 (39.22%) IGRP
12 19 (37.25%) Network Security
13 17 (33.33%) IPsec
13 17 (33.33%) VoIP
13 17 (33.33%) Linux
14 16 (31.37%) WLAN
14 16 (31.37%) SMTP
14 16 (31.37%) Cisco Nexus
15 15 (29.41%) HSRP
15 15 (29.41%) NetScaler
15 15 (29.41%) Kalman Filter
15 15 (29.41%) IKE
15 15 (29.41%) IPX
15 15 (29.41%) IPX/SPX
15 15 (29.41%) PPP

RIP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 2 (3.92%) IIS
2 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Office
1 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 49 (96.08%) OSPF
2 43 (84.31%) BGP
3 34 (66.67%) Firewall
4 28 (54.90%) MPLS
4 28 (54.90%) TCP/IP
5 26 (50.98%) VLAN
6 23 (45.10%) VPN
6 23 (45.10%) DHCP
7 22 (43.14%) DNS
8 21 (41.18%) SNMP
9 20 (39.22%) EIGRP
9 20 (39.22%) IGRP
10 19 (37.25%) Network Security
11 17 (33.33%) IPsec
11 17 (33.33%) VoIP
12 16 (31.37%) WLAN
12 16 (31.37%) SMTP
12 16 (31.37%) Cisco Nexus
13 15 (29.41%) HSRP
13 15 (29.41%) Frame Relay
General
1 11 (21.57%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.80%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.96%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (43.14%) Network Engineer
2 15 (29.41%) Network Consultant
2 15 (29.41%) Consultant
3 13 (25.49%) Security Consultant
3 13 (25.49%) Network Security Consultant
4 8 (15.69%) Senior Network Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) Support Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) Team Leader
6 5 (9.80%) Network Support
6 5 (9.80%) Network Team Leader
7 4 (7.84%) Escalation Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Architect
7 4 (7.84%) Principal Architect
7 4 (7.84%) Design Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Security Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Network Architect
8 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) IP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) SecurID
2 1 (1.96%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 17 (33.33%) Linux
2 7 (13.73%) Windows
3 6 (11.76%) Windows XP
4 5 (9.80%) UNIX
4 5 (9.80%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) Kalman Filter
2 8 (15.69%) Network Design
3 4 (7.84%) Load Balancing
3 4 (7.84%) Service Delivery
3 4 (7.84%) Change Control
4 3 (5.88%) ITIL
5 2 (3.92%) CRM
5 2 (3.92%) Change Management
5 2 (3.92%) Validation
5 2 (3.92%) Supplier Management
5 2 (3.92%) eTOM
5 2 (3.92%) Capacity Management
5 2 (3.92%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (1.96%) Network Management
6 1 (1.96%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.96%) Release Management
6 1 (1.96%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.96%) Perl
1 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (27.45%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (15.69%) CCNP
3 5 (9.80%) CCIE
3 5 (9.80%) CCSE
3 5 (9.80%) JNCIS
4 3 (5.88%) Degree
4 3 (5.88%) CCNA
5 2 (3.92%) CCDP
5 2 (3.92%) CISSP
5 2 (3.92%) CCSP
5 2 (3.92%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (1.96%) MCSE
6 1 (1.96%) RHCT
6 1 (1.96%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.96%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) ISO 9001
1 4 (7.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.92%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.92%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) Nagios
1 5 (9.80%) Cacti
1 5 (9.80%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 41 (80.39%) Cisco
2 29 (56.86%) F5
3 26 (50.98%) CheckPoint
4 23 (45.10%) Juniper
5 11 (21.57%) Blue Coat
6 10 (19.61%) Brocade
7 6 (11.76%) Fortinet
7 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
8 5 (9.80%) McAfee
8 5 (9.80%) Websense
8 5 (9.80%) SonicWALL
8 5 (9.80%) Huawei
8 5 (9.80%) Aruba
8 5 (9.80%) Lumension
9 2 (3.92%) AlgoSec
9 2 (3.92%) Tufin
9 2 (3.92%) Radware
9 2 (3.92%) Redback
9 2 (3.92%) Nokia
10 1 (1.96%) Red Hat