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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 762 877 859
Rank change year-on-year
+115 -18
Permanent jobs citing RIP 114 78 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.073% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.74% 0.44% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 104 68 101
Median salary £40,000 £48,250 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.09% +4.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,100 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £92,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%

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
15337 17646 20459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.11% 16.62% 18.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12446 14570 16479
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 9 December 2016 within the UK.

RIP Salary Histogram in the UK

RIP
Top 27 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 9 December 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 +109 113 £40,000 -18.36% 5
London +111 67 £38,000 -44.72%
South East +79 19 £50,000 +6.95% 3
Berkshire +50 13 £50,000 +6.38%
East of England +7 13 £45,000 -12.62% 1
Hemel Hempstead +13 8 £45,000 +26.76%
Hertfordshire +4 8 £45,000 +12.50%
Reading +43 7 £65,000 +237.66%
West Midlands 0 7 £37,500 -16.66%
West Sussex - 6 £38,750 - 1
South West +18 5 £38,750 -3.12%
Bracknell +11 5 £50,000 +6.38%
Bedfordshire -1 5 £50,000 -1.47% 1
Chichester - 5 £40,000 -
Bromsgrove - 4 £37,500 -
Worcestershire - 4 £37,500 -
Birmingham - 3 £52,500 -
Bristol - 3 £47,500 -
Dunstable +14 2 £47,500 -3.06%
East Midlands +6 2 £35,000 -22.22%
Somerset - 2 £30,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £35,000 -
Nottingham - 2 £35,000 -
Clevedon - 1 £30,000 -
South Wales - 1 - -
Bridgend - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 181 (86.19%) OSPF
2 174 (82.86%) BGP
3 173 (82.38%) Cisco
4 145 (69.05%) VPN
5 142 (67.62%) Cisco Certification
6 127 (60.48%) WAN
7 122 (58.10%) Juniper
8 117 (55.71%) Firewall
9 115 (54.76%) LAN
10 112 (53.33%) CCNP
11 108 (51.43%) EIGRP
12 94 (44.76%) TCP/IP
13 90 (42.86%) MPLS
14 82 (39.05%) Wireless
15 81 (38.57%) Data Centre
16 79 (37.62%) DNS
17 78 (37.14%) VRRP
18 77 (36.67%) HSRP
19 74 (35.24%) Network Security
20 71 (33.81%) Disaster Recovery
21 55 (26.19%) Business Continuity
22 54 (25.71%) Network Design
22 54 (25.71%) Palo Alto
23 52 (24.76%) Converged Networks
23 52 (24.76%) Degree
24 51 (24.29%) Network Architecture
25 49 (23.33%) CCNA
26 48 (22.86%) Cisco ASA
27 47 (22.38%) F5
28 45 (21.43%) Structured Cabling

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 6 (2.86%) Skype for Business
2 2 (0.95%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (4.76%) MS Office
1 10 (4.76%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.43%) Office 365
2 2 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 181 (86.19%) OSPF
2 174 (82.86%) BGP
3 145 (69.05%) VPN
4 127 (60.48%) WAN
5 117 (55.71%) Firewall
6 115 (54.76%) LAN
7 108 (51.43%) EIGRP
8 94 (44.76%) TCP/IP
9 90 (42.86%) MPLS
10 82 (39.05%) Wireless
11 79 (37.62%) DNS
12 78 (37.14%) VRRP
13 77 (36.67%) HSRP
14 74 (35.24%) Network Security
15 52 (24.76%) Converged Networks
16 48 (22.86%) Cisco ASA
17 45 (21.43%) Structured Cabling
18 38 (18.10%) VLAN
19 34 (16.19%) Reverse Proxy
20 31 (14.76%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.48%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Subversion
General
1 37 (17.62%) Telecoms
2 26 (12.38%) Finance
3 15 (7.14%) Banking
4 10 (4.76%) Financial Institution
5 8 (3.81%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.90%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 136 (64.76%) Network Engineer
2 46 (21.90%) Senior Network Engineer
3 36 (17.14%) Network Specialist
4 32 (15.24%) Cisco Engineer
4 32 (15.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 21 (10.00%) Juniper Engineer
6 19 (9.05%) Switch Engineer
7 18 (8.57%) Network Support
8 17 (8.10%) Administrator
9 11 (5.24%) Firewall Engineer
9 11 (5.24%) Network Security Engineer
9 11 (5.24%) Network Support Engineer
9 11 (5.24%) Security Engineer
9 11 (5.24%) Support Engineer
9 11 (5.24%) WAN Engineer
10 10 (4.76%) Communications Engineer
10 10 (4.76%) LAN Engineer
10 10 (4.76%) LAN/WAN Engineer
10 10 (4.76%) Senior Communications Engineer
11 9 (4.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.86%) .NET
1 6 (2.86%) ASP.NET
1 6 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (2.86%) CSS
1 6 (2.86%) CSS3
1 6 (2.86%) HTML
1 6 (2.86%) HTML5
1 6 (2.86%) jQuery
2 5 (2.38%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.95%) RFC 2544
4 1 (0.48%) CGI
4 1 (0.48%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 81 (38.57%) Data Centre
2 22 (10.48%) BYOD
3 11 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.76%) Virtual Team
5 9 (4.29%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (2.38%) PKI
7 4 (1.90%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (1.43%) iPad
9 2 (0.95%) Clustering
9 2 (0.95%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.95%) Fintech
9 2 (0.95%) iPhone
9 2 (0.95%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.95%) Social Network
10 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.48%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.48%) IPTV
10 1 (0.48%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 35 (16.67%) Linux
2 20 (9.52%) Windows
3 9 (4.29%) Windows Server
4 8 (3.81%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.90%) CatOS
5 4 (1.90%) Unix
6 3 (1.43%) Solaris
6 3 (1.43%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.95%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.48%) CentOS
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.48%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (33.81%) Disaster Recovery
2 55 (26.19%) Business Continuity
3 54 (25.71%) Network Design
4 51 (24.29%) Network Architecture
5 31 (14.76%) Change Management
6 25 (11.90%) ITIL
6 25 (11.90%) ITSM
6 25 (11.90%) Network Management
6 25 (11.90%) Service Management
7 22 (10.48%) High Availability
7 22 (10.48%) Information Security
8 12 (5.71%) Load Balancing
8 12 (5.71%) Low Latency
9 11 (5.24%) Incident Management
10 10 (4.76%) PRINCE2
10 10 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
11 8 (3.81%) Network Monitoring
12 7 (3.33%) Problem Management
13 6 (2.86%) Electronic Trading
13 6 (2.86%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 16 (7.62%) Perl
1 16 (7.62%) Python
2 11 (5.24%) Bash Shell
3 9 (4.29%) Lisp
3 9 (4.29%) Ruby
4 6 (2.86%) C#
4 6 (2.86%) JavaScript
4 6 (2.86%) VB.NET
5 2 (0.95%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.95%) SQL
6 1 (0.48%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 142 (67.62%) Cisco Certification
2 112 (53.33%) CCNP
3 52 (24.76%) Degree
4 49 (23.33%) CCNA
5 21 (10.00%) CCIE
6 5 (2.38%) MCSE
6 5 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.38%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.90%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.43%) JNCIS
8 3 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.95%) ACDT
9 2 (0.95%) ACMT
9 2 (0.95%) CISSP
9 2 (0.95%) JNCIA
9 2 (0.95%) JNCIP
9 2 (0.95%) MCSA
9 2 (0.95%) RHCE
9 2 (0.95%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (4.76%) SLA
3 2 (0.95%) HIPAA
3 2 (0.95%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (5.24%) Virtual Machines
2 10 (4.76%) NFS
3 9 (4.29%) iptables
4 7 (3.33%) Active Directory
4 7 (3.33%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.43%) vSphere
6 3 (1.43%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.95%) Xen
7 2 (0.95%) XenApp
8 1 (0.48%) KVM
8 1 (0.48%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.48%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (4.29%) Cisco Prime
1 9 (4.29%) HP NNM
2 6 (2.86%) Endace
3 3 (1.43%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.95%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.48%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.48%) Cacti
5 1 (0.48%) Nagios
5 1 (0.48%) Puppet
5 1 (0.48%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 173 (82.38%) Cisco
2 122 (58.10%) Juniper
3 54 (25.71%) Palo Alto
4 47 (22.38%) F5
5 34 (16.19%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 34 (16.19%) Extreme Networks
6 25 (11.90%) Avaya
6 25 (11.90%) CheckPoint
7 18 (8.57%) Microsoft
8 16 (7.62%) HP
9 12 (5.71%) Aruba
10 11 (5.24%) Blue Coat
11 10 (4.76%) Brocade
11 10 (4.76%) VMware
12 9 (4.29%) Citrix
12 9 (4.29%) Red Hat
13 6 (2.86%) Aerohive Networks
14 5 (2.38%) Foundry
14 5 (2.38%) Riverbed
15 4 (1.90%) SolarWinds
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