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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 429 425 427
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing RIP 20 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.092% 0.065% 0.045%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.41% 0.30% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 10
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £27,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,500 £51,950
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
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
4915 4649 5261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.51% 21.47% 23.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3645 3606 4255
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +1 8 £45,000 +5.88%
Hampshire - 5 £45,000 -
East Sussex - 3 - -
Kent - 2 £26,500 -
Oxfordshire +10 1 £30,500 -12.85%
Middlesex - 1 £35,000 -
RIP
England

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (98.00%) OSPF
2 43 (86.00%) BGP
3 40 (80.00%) Cisco
4 37 (74.00%) Firewall
5 28 (56.00%) MPLS
5 28 (56.00%) Juniper
6 23 (46.00%) CheckPoint
6 23 (46.00%) TCP/IP
6 23 (46.00%) F5
7 22 (44.00%) VPN
8 20 (40.00%) WAN
9 19 (38.00%) DHCP
9 19 (38.00%) Cisco Certification
9 19 (38.00%) EIGRP
9 19 (38.00%) VLAN
10 17 (34.00%) DNS
10 17 (34.00%) LAN
10 17 (34.00%) Network Security
11 16 (32.00%) SNMP
12 15 (30.00%) IGRP
13 14 (28.00%) VoIP
14 13 (26.00%) Linux
14 13 (26.00%) SSL
14 13 (26.00%) CCNP
14 13 (26.00%) HSRP
15 12 (24.00%) Internet
15 12 (24.00%) IPsec
16 11 (22.00%) Telecoms
16 11 (22.00%) Cisco Nexus
17 10 (20.00%) Kalman Filter

RIP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) MS Office
2 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (98.00%) OSPF
2 43 (86.00%) BGP
3 37 (74.00%) Firewall
4 28 (56.00%) MPLS
5 23 (46.00%) TCP/IP
6 22 (44.00%) VPN
7 20 (40.00%) WAN
8 19 (38.00%) DHCP
8 19 (38.00%) EIGRP
8 19 (38.00%) VLAN
9 17 (34.00%) Network Security
9 17 (34.00%) LAN
9 17 (34.00%) DNS
10 16 (32.00%) SNMP
11 15 (30.00%) IGRP
12 14 (28.00%) VoIP
13 13 (26.00%) SSL
13 13 (26.00%) HSRP
14 12 (24.00%) Internet
14 12 (24.00%) IPsec
General
1 11 (22.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (56.00%) Network Engineer
2 15 (30.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (20.00%) Network Consultant
3 10 (20.00%) Consultant
4 9 (18.00%) Security Consultant
4 9 (18.00%) Network Security Consultant
5 5 (10.00%) Network Team Leader
5 5 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Team Leader
5 5 (10.00%) Project Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Security Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Network Architect
6 4 (8.00%) Design Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Architect
6 4 (8.00%) Principal Architect
7 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) IP Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Escalation Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (4.00%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) Handset
1 2 (4.00%) SecurID
2 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.00%) Linux
2 7 (14.00%) Windows
3 5 (10.00%) UNIX
3 5 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 5 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 8 (16.00%) Network Design
3 7 (14.00%) ITIL
4 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (8.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (8.00%) Change Control
5 3 (6.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (6.00%) Security Architecture
5 3 (6.00%) Network Architecture
5 3 (6.00%) Migration
5 3 (6.00%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (6.00%) WAN Optimisation
6 2 (4.00%) Supplier Management
6 2 (4.00%) eTOM
6 2 (4.00%) Change Management
6 2 (4.00%) Validation
6 2 (4.00%) CRM
6 2 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (4.00%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.00%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (38.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (26.00%) CCNP
3 7 (14.00%) CCIE
4 6 (12.00%) Degree
5 5 (10.00%) JNCIS
5 5 (10.00%) CCSE
6 2 (4.00%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (4.00%) CCSP
6 2 (4.00%) CCNA
6 2 (4.00%) CCDP
6 2 (4.00%) CISSP
7 1 (2.00%) RHCE
7 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.00%) RHCT
7 1 (2.00%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) SLA
2 4 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (8.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (4.00%) QA
3 2 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) Nagios
1 5 (10.00%) Cacti
1 5 (10.00%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 40 (80.00%) Cisco
2 28 (56.00%) Juniper
3 23 (46.00%) CheckPoint
3 23 (46.00%) F5
4 8 (16.00%) Blue Coat
5 7 (14.00%) Brocade
6 6 (12.00%) Fortinet
6 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (12.00%) Aruba
7 5 (10.00%) Lumension
7 5 (10.00%) McAfee
7 5 (10.00%) Websense
7 5 (10.00%) SonicWALL
7 5 (10.00%) Huawei
8 4 (8.00%) HP
9 2 (4.00%) Radware
9 2 (4.00%) Redback
9 2 (4.00%) Nokia
9 2 (4.00%) AlgoSec
9 2 (4.00%) Tufin