The first table below looks at the demand for RIP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RIP over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 801 793 711
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -82
Permanent jobs citing RIP 104 86 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.079% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.51% 0.44% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 95 74 158
Average salary £55,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.84% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,650 £32,150 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +9.19%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20450 19764 21060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.45% 18.16% 17.86%
Number of salaries quoted 16425 15888 17385
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

RIP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RIP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 July 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RIP within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 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
England -8 97 £57,500 +19.79% 7
London -33 42 £59,250 +18.50% 2
South East +5 31 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Berkshire +16 16 £45,000 - 2
City of London 0 15 £58,000 -7.20% 1
East of England +8 14 £56,500 -5.83% 3
Reading +4 11 £45,000 - 1
Bedfordshire -3 8 £55,500 -7.50% 2
Wales -7 7 £36,500 +12.30% 2
Oxfordshire - 7 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 6 £57,500 - 1
Oxford - 6 £40,000 -
North West 0 5 £27,500 -14.06%
South West -10 5 £67,500 +12.50%
South Wales -11 5 £36,500 +12.30% 2
Bridgend - 5 £36,500 - 2
Dunstable +2 4 £56,000 -6.66%
East Sussex - 4 £67,500 -
Manchester -6 3 £27,500 -14.06%
West Yorkshire -32 3 £42,500 -10.52%
Yorkshire -51 3 £42,500 -15.00%
Devon - 3 £67,500 -
Kent - 3 £28,500 -
Watford - 3 £57,500 - 1
Maidstone - 3 £28,500 -
Bracknell - 3 £45,000 -
Brighton - 3 £67,500 -
Wiltshire -2 2 £27,750 -53.75%
Leeds -36 2 £45,000 -5.26%
Chester - 2 £40,000 -

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 178 (87.25%) Cisco
2 166 (81.37%) BGP
3 164 (80.39%) OSPF
4 122 (59.80%) Firewall
5 121 (59.31%) MPLS
6 107 (52.45%) Juniper
7 103 (50.49%) EIGRP
7 103 (50.49%) WAN
8 95 (46.57%) Cisco Certification
9 94 (46.08%) LAN
10 93 (45.59%) VPN
11 83 (40.69%) TCP/IP
12 73 (35.78%) CCNP
13 67 (32.84%) VoIP
14 65 (31.86%) VLAN
15 61 (29.90%) Wireless
16 60 (29.41%) HSRP
17 59 (28.92%) CheckPoint
18 56 (27.45%) F5
19 54 (26.47%) DNS
20 49 (24.02%) Network Design
21 44 (21.57%) Linux
21 44 (21.57%) Network Management
22 38 (18.63%) Network Security
23 34 (16.67%) Multicast
24 33 (16.18%) Cisco IOS
25 32 (15.69%) DHCP
26 30 (14.71%) VPLS
26 30 (14.71%) Telecoms
26 30 (14.71%) Finance

RIP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 4 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (0.98%) IIS
3 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.49%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.49%) nginx
3 1 (0.49%) Lync
Applications
1 22 (10.78%) MS Office
2 16 (7.84%) MS Excel
3 13 (6.37%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 166 (81.37%) BGP
2 164 (80.39%) OSPF
3 122 (59.80%) Firewall
4 121 (59.31%) MPLS
5 103 (50.49%) WAN
5 103 (50.49%) EIGRP
6 94 (46.08%) LAN
7 93 (45.59%) VPN
8 83 (40.69%) TCP/IP
9 67 (32.84%) VoIP
10 65 (31.86%) VLAN
11 61 (29.90%) Wireless
12 60 (29.41%) HSRP
13 54 (26.47%) DNS
14 38 (18.63%) Network Security
15 34 (16.67%) Multicast
16 33 (16.18%) Cisco IOS
17 32 (15.69%) DHCP
18 30 (14.71%) VPLS
18 30 (14.71%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.49%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.49%) Subversion
General
1 30 (14.71%) Telecoms
1 30 (14.71%) Finance
2 21 (10.29%) Banking
3 9 (4.41%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.45%) Retail
5 4 (1.96%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.47%) Marketing
7 2 (0.98%) Legal
7 2 (0.98%) Games
8 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.49%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 107 (52.45%) Network Engineer
2 51 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 26 (12.75%) Security Engineer
4 23 (11.27%) Network Security Engineer
5 22 (10.78%) Architect
6 21 (10.29%) Senior Security Engineer
7 20 (9.80%) Network Architect
8 18 (8.82%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 18 (8.82%) Support Engineer
9 17 (8.33%) Network Consultant
9 17 (8.33%) Consultant
10 16 (7.84%) Lead Network Engineer
11 15 (7.35%) Network Team Leader
11 15 (7.35%) Team Leader
12 14 (6.86%) Network Support
12 14 (6.86%) Security Consultant
12 14 (6.86%) Network Designer
12 14 (6.86%) Network Security Consultant
12 14 (6.86%) Network Specialist
12 14 (6.86%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.98%) Web Services
2 1 (0.49%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.37%) Hedge funds
2 9 (4.41%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.45%) SecurID
4 4 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (0.98%) SCADA
5 2 (0.98%) Online Games
5 2 (0.98%) IVR
5 2 (0.98%) e-Health
5 2 (0.98%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.98%) Handset
6 1 (0.49%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.49%) Firmware
6 1 (0.49%) DTV
6 1 (0.49%) PKI
6 1 (0.49%) Derivative
6 1 (0.49%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 44 (21.57%) Linux
2 18 (8.82%) UNIX
3 17 (8.33%) Windows
4 9 (4.41%) Windows XP
5 8 (3.92%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.96%) Debian
7 3 (1.47%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.98%) CentOS
9 1 (0.49%) VMS
9 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.49%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.49%) Solaris
9 1 (0.49%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (24.02%) Network Design
2 44 (21.57%) Network Management
3 16 (7.84%) Load Balancing
3 16 (7.84%) ITIL
3 16 (7.84%) Service Delivery
4 13 (6.37%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (5.88%) Change Management
5 12 (5.88%) Integration Acceptance Testing
5 12 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 10 (4.90%) Project Management
6 10 (4.90%) Low Latency
6 10 (4.90%) Network Architecture
7 8 (3.92%) Process Improvement
7 8 (3.92%) PRINCE
8 7 (3.43%) Time Management
9 6 (2.94%) Business Continuity
9 6 (2.94%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (2.45%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (2.45%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (2.45%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.94%) Perl
2 3 (1.47%) Bash Shell
3 2 (0.98%) SQL
4 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.49%) C
4 1 (0.49%) Java
Qualifications
1 95 (46.57%) Cisco Certification
2 73 (35.78%) CCNP
3 22 (10.78%) CCIE
3 22 (10.78%) Degree
4 21 (10.29%) CCNA
5 8 (3.92%) JNCIS
5 8 (3.92%) CCSE
6 7 (3.43%) CCDP
7 6 (2.94%) CCSP
7 6 (2.94%) Security Cleared
8 5 (2.45%) JNCIA
9 4 (1.96%) CCIP
9 4 (1.96%) CISSP
10 3 (1.47%) JNCIP
11 2 (0.98%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.98%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.98%) Check Point Certification
11 2 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.35%) SLA
2 4 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.98%) QA
3 2 (0.98%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.98%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.47%) NFS
2 3 (1.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (6.37%) HP NNM
2 11 (5.39%) Nagios
3 7 (3.43%) Cacti
4 5 (2.45%) WhatsUp Gold
4 5 (2.45%) SmokePing
5 4 (1.96%) Cisco UCCE
5 4 (1.96%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (1.47%) CiscoWorks
7 2 (0.98%) Munin
7 2 (0.98%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.49%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.49%) Puppet
8 1 (0.49%) OpenView
Vendors
1 178 (87.25%) Cisco
2 107 (52.45%) Juniper
3 59 (28.92%) CheckPoint
4 56 (27.45%) F5
5 25 (12.25%) Aruba
6 23 (11.27%) Microsoft
7 22 (10.78%) SolarWinds
8 18 (8.82%) Blue Coat
9 16 (7.84%) HP
10 14 (6.86%) Fortinet
11 13 (6.37%) Brocade
12 12 (5.88%) Nortel
13 11 (5.39%) Dell
14 9 (4.41%) SonicWALL
14 9 (4.41%) VMware
15 8 (3.92%) McAfee
15 8 (3.92%) Websense
15 8 (3.92%) Lumension
16 6 (2.94%) Nokia
17 5 (2.45%) NetApp
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