The table below looks at the statistics for RIP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RIP over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 812 877 875
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -2
Permanent jobs citing RIP 98 86 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.079% 0.097%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.61% 0.47% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 88 69 93
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,850 £29,800 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £57,500 £66,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
15936 18158 20922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.91% 16.60% 18.32%
Number of salaries quoted 13080 15107 16498
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

RIP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing RIP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

RIP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

RIP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RIP within the UK.

RIP Salary Trend in the UK

RIP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RIP over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 within the UK.

RIP Salary Histogram in the UK

RIP
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RIP within the UK over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +76 97 £47,000 +4.44% 6
London +59 52 £50,000 +5.26% 1
East of England +24 26 £45,000 +28.57%
Hertfordshire +24 15 £45,000 -18.18%
Hemel Hempstead +10 15 £45,000 +45.16%
South East +35 12 £48,250 +7.22% 4
Bedfordshire +23 11 £50,000 -4.76%
Berkshire +11 9 £50,000 +51.51%
Uxbridge - 9 £52,500 -
Reading +14 5 £66,000 +32.00%
City of London +46 3 £44,000 +23.94%
North West +16 3 £50,000 - 1
Bracknell -4 3 £47,000 +42.42%
Nottingham - 3 £32,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £32,500 -
East Midlands - 3 £32,500 -
Dunstable +29 2 £50,500 -3.80%
Luton - 2 £50,000 -
Croydon - 2 £41,250 -
Macclesfield - 2 £53,750 - 1
Cheshire - 2 £53,750 - 1
West Sussex - 2 £40,000 - 1
Chichester - 2 £40,000 - 1
Glasgow +14 1 £22,000 -16.19%
Scotland +10 1 £22,000 -2.22%
Lancashire +10 1 £35,000 -
Surrey - 1 £33,500 - 2
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £32,500 -
Camberley - 1 £33,500 -
Wimbledon - 1 - -

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT jobs citing RIP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for RIP.

1 176 (92.63%) OSPF
2 168 (88.42%) Cisco
3 151 (79.47%) BGP
4 131 (68.95%) Cisco Certification
5 128 (67.37%) EIGRP
6 124 (65.26%) VPN
7 116 (61.05%) CCNP
8 107 (56.32%) MPLS
9 103 (54.21%) Firewall
10 96 (50.53%) WAN
11 95 (50.00%) Juniper
12 89 (46.84%) TCP/IP
13 86 (45.26%) LAN
14 65 (34.21%) F5
15 55 (28.95%) CCNA
16 53 (27.89%) Cisco ASA
17 52 (27.37%) Wireless
18 48 (25.26%) VLAN
19 45 (23.68%) Linux
19 45 (23.68%) HSRP
20 44 (23.16%) DNS
21 42 (22.11%) SSL
21 42 (22.11%) Change Management
22 41 (21.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
22 41 (21.58%) Network Security
23 38 (20.00%) Data Centre
24 37 (19.47%) Converged Networks
24 37 (19.47%) VRRP
25 35 (18.42%) Avaya
25 35 (18.42%) Cisco Nexus

RIP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (5.26%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.05%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (8.42%) MS Visio
2 15 (7.89%) MS Office
3 1 (0.53%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.58%) Office 365
2 2 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 176 (92.63%) OSPF
2 151 (79.47%) BGP
3 128 (67.37%) EIGRP
4 124 (65.26%) VPN
5 107 (56.32%) MPLS
6 103 (54.21%) Firewall
7 96 (50.53%) WAN
8 89 (46.84%) TCP/IP
9 86 (45.26%) LAN
10 53 (27.89%) Cisco ASA
11 52 (27.37%) Wireless
12 48 (25.26%) VLAN
13 45 (23.68%) HSRP
14 44 (23.16%) DNS
15 42 (22.11%) SSL
16 41 (21.58%) Network Security
17 37 (19.47%) Converged Networks
17 37 (19.47%) VRRP
18 35 (18.42%) Cisco Nexus
19 34 (17.89%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.53%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Subversion
General
1 27 (14.21%) Finance
1 27 (14.21%) Telecoms
2 17 (8.95%) Banking
3 14 (7.37%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.63%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.05%) Electronics
5 2 (1.05%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.05%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 118 (62.11%) Network Engineer
2 45 (23.68%) Network Specialist
3 29 (15.26%) Cisco Engineer
3 29 (15.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 27 (14.21%) Switch Engineer
5 26 (13.68%) Network Support
6 18 (9.47%) Network Support Engineer
6 18 (9.47%) Support Engineer
7 17 (8.95%) Senior Network Engineer
8 15 (7.89%) Network Security Engineer
8 15 (7.89%) Security Engineer
8 15 (7.89%) WAN Engineer
9 14 (7.37%) Firewall Engineer
9 14 (7.37%) LAN Engineer
9 14 (7.37%) LAN/WAN Engineer
10 13 (6.84%) Juniper Engineer
11 12 (6.32%) Administrator
11 12 (6.32%) Cisco Network Specialist
11 12 (6.32%) Cisco Security Engineer
11 12 (6.32%) Cisco Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.63%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.11%) CSS
3 2 (1.05%) .NET
3 2 (1.05%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (1.05%) CSS3
3 2 (1.05%) HTML
3 2 (1.05%) HTML5
3 2 (1.05%) jQuery
3 2 (1.05%) RFC 2544
3 2 (1.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 38 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 22 (11.58%) Virtual Team
3 18 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.26%) Clustering
5 9 (4.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 6 (3.16%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (2.11%) Fintech
8 3 (1.58%) iPad
8 3 (1.58%) PKI
9 2 (1.05%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.05%) iPhone
10 1 (0.53%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 45 (23.68%) Linux
2 20 (10.53%) Windows
3 5 (2.63%) Mac OS X
4 4 (2.11%) CatOS
5 3 (1.58%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.05%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.05%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.53%) CentOS
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (22.11%) Change Management
2 28 (14.74%) ITIL
3 24 (12.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 22 (11.58%) Risk Assessment
5 19 (10.00%) High Availability
5 19 (10.00%) Network Management
6 16 (8.42%) Capacity Planning
6 16 (8.42%) Service Delivery
7 15 (7.89%) Incident Management
8 13 (6.84%) Load Balancing
8 13 (6.84%) Network Design
9 12 (6.32%) Business Continuity
9 12 (6.32%) Threat Detection
9 12 (6.32%) Vulnerability Management
10 11 (5.79%) Network Architecture
11 10 (5.26%) Capacity Management
11 10 (5.26%) PRINCE2
11 10 (5.26%) Use Case
11 10 (5.26%) Validation
11 10 (5.26%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (10.53%) Perl
1 20 (10.53%) Python
2 15 (7.89%) Bash Shell
3 10 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 10 (5.26%) SQL
4 9 (4.74%) Lisp
5 5 (2.63%) Ruby
6 2 (1.05%) C#
6 2 (1.05%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.05%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.53%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 131 (68.95%) Cisco Certification
2 116 (61.05%) CCNP
3 55 (28.95%) CCNA
4 26 (13.68%) CCIE
5 13 (6.84%) Degree
6 10 (5.26%) MCSA
6 10 (5.26%) MCSE
6 10 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (5.26%) RHCE
6 10 (5.26%) RHCSA
6 10 (5.26%) SCSA
7 7 (3.68%) CISSP
8 6 (3.16%) JNCIA
8 6 (3.16%) JNCIS
9 3 (1.58%) CISA
9 3 (1.58%) CISM
9 3 (1.58%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.05%) ACDT
10 2 (1.05%) ACMT
10 2 (1.05%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (21.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (7.37%) PCI DSS
3 12 (6.32%) SLA
4 10 (5.26%) HIPAA
System Software
1 14 (7.37%) Hyper-V
2 13 (6.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.26%) Xen
4 7 (3.68%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (2.63%) iptables
5 5 (2.63%) NFS
6 3 (1.58%) Active Directory
6 3 (1.58%) vSphere
7 2 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.53%) KVM
8 1 (0.53%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.53%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (6.32%) HP NNM
2 6 (3.16%) Endace
3 5 (2.63%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.05%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.53%) Cacti
5 1 (0.53%) Nagios
5 1 (0.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 168 (88.42%) Cisco
2 95 (50.00%) Juniper
3 65 (34.21%) F5
4 35 (18.42%) Avaya
5 27 (14.21%) CheckPoint
6 20 (10.53%) VMware
7 19 (10.00%) Blue Coat
8 16 (8.42%) Palo Alto
9 12 (6.32%) Brocade
9 12 (6.32%) HP
10 6 (3.16%) Aerohive Networks
10 6 (3.16%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 6 (3.16%) Dell
10 6 (3.16%) Extreme Networks
11 5 (2.63%) Foundry
11 5 (2.63%) Microsoft
11 5 (2.63%) Qualys
11 5 (2.63%) Red Hat
11 5 (2.63%) Riverbed
12 4 (2.11%) Citrix
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