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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 421 417 432
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +15
Permanent jobs citing RIP 22 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.067% 0.067%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.44% 0.31% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 12
Average salary £45,000 £41,250 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +6.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £37,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -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
4977 4581 5343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.62% 22.05% 23.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3677 3557 4366
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 £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +5 16 £45,000 +5.88%
Oxfordshire 0 2 £37,750 -5.62%
Hampshire -11 2 £45,000 -5.26%
Kent - 2 £26,500 -
RIP
England

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 35 (70.00%) Firewall
5 28 (56.00%) MPLS
6 27 (54.00%) TCP/IP
6 27 (54.00%) F5
7 25 (50.00%) CheckPoint
8 24 (48.00%) VLAN
9 23 (46.00%) Juniper
9 23 (46.00%) VPN
9 23 (46.00%) DHCP
10 21 (42.00%) SNMP
10 21 (42.00%) DNS
11 20 (40.00%) EIGRP
11 20 (40.00%) IGRP
12 19 (38.00%) Network Security
13 17 (34.00%) IPsec
13 17 (34.00%) VoIP
14 16 (32.00%) Linux
14 16 (32.00%) Cisco Nexus
15 15 (30.00%) HSRP
15 15 (30.00%) NetScaler
15 15 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
15 15 (30.00%) WLAN
15 15 (30.00%) SSL
15 15 (30.00%) IPv6
15 15 (30.00%) POP3
15 15 (30.00%) SMTP
15 15 (30.00%) IKE

RIP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 49 (98.00%) OSPF
2 43 (86.00%) BGP
3 35 (70.00%) Firewall
4 28 (56.00%) MPLS
5 27 (54.00%) TCP/IP
6 24 (48.00%) VLAN
7 23 (46.00%) VPN
7 23 (46.00%) DHCP
8 21 (42.00%) SNMP
8 21 (42.00%) DNS
9 20 (40.00%) EIGRP
9 20 (40.00%) IGRP
10 19 (38.00%) Network Security
11 17 (34.00%) IPsec
11 17 (34.00%) VoIP
12 16 (32.00%) Cisco Nexus
13 15 (30.00%) HSRP
13 15 (30.00%) NetScaler
13 15 (30.00%) WLAN
13 15 (30.00%) SSL
General
1 11 (22.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (44.00%) Network Engineer
2 15 (30.00%) Network Consultant
2 15 (30.00%) Consultant
3 13 (26.00%) Network Security Consultant
3 13 (26.00%) Security Consultant
4 9 (18.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Support Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Network Team Leader
6 5 (10.00%) Team Leader
7 4 (8.00%) Escalation Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Architect
7 4 (8.00%) Network Support
7 4 (8.00%) Security Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Network Architect
7 4 (8.00%) Design Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Principal Architect
8 3 (6.00%) IP Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Network Support Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) SecurID
2 1 (2.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.00%) Linux
2 7 (14.00%) Windows
3 6 (12.00%) Windows XP
4 5 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (10.00%) UNIX
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
2 8 (16.00%) Network Design
3 4 (8.00%) Change Control
3 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (8.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (6.00%) ITIL
5 2 (4.00%) CRM
5 2 (4.00%) Change Management
5 2 (4.00%) Validation
5 2 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (4.00%) Supplier Management
5 2 (4.00%) eTOM
5 2 (4.00%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (16.00%) CCNP
3 5 (10.00%) JNCIS
3 5 (10.00%) CCSE
4 4 (8.00%) CCIE
5 3 (6.00%) Degree
6 2 (4.00%) CCSP
6 2 (4.00%) CCNA
6 2 (4.00%) CCDP
6 2 (4.00%) CISSP
6 2 (4.00%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (2.00%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.00%) RHCT
7 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.00%) RHCE
7 1 (2.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) ISO 9001
1 4 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.00%) SLA
3 2 (4.00%) QA
3 2 (4.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) Cacti
1 5 (10.00%) Nagios
1 5 (10.00%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 40 (80.00%) Cisco
2 27 (54.00%) F5
3 25 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 23 (46.00%) Juniper
5 10 (20.00%) Blue Coat
6 9 (18.00%) Brocade
7 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (12.00%) Fortinet
8 5 (10.00%) Huawei
8 5 (10.00%) SonicWALL
8 5 (10.00%) Websense
8 5 (10.00%) McAfee
8 5 (10.00%) Aruba
8 5 (10.00%) Lumension
9 2 (4.00%) Radware
9 2 (4.00%) Nokia
9 2 (4.00%) Redback
9 2 (4.00%) Tufin
9 2 (4.00%) AlgoSec
10 1 (2.00%) Riverbed