The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 800 796 807
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Permanent jobs citing RIP 97 109 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.094% 0.077%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.53% 0.53% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 67 98 73
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £35,000 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 £77,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-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
18445 20679 19842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.89% 17.75% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15200 16486 15926
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +0.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 August 2015 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 4 August 2015. 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 0 80 £45,000 -20.35% 14
South East +22 35 £45,000 - 3
Berkshire +21 31 £45,000 - 3
Reading +10 23 £45,000 - 2
London +7 21 £52,500 -12.50% 2
East of England +8 20 £37,500 -34.78% 1
Scotland - 12 £25,000 - 3
Cambridgeshire - 8 £35,000 -
Peterborough - 8 £35,000 -
Hertfordshire -4 7 £55,000 -4.34% 1
West Lothian - 7 £22,500 - 2
Linlithgow - 6 - -
Wales -3 5 £48,750 +33.56%
South Wales -5 5 £48,750 +33.56%
Glasgow - 5 £25,000 - 1
Bedfordshire -7 4 £52,500 -5.40%
Cardiff - 4 £50,000 -
City of London +24 3 £40,000 -31.03% 1
Bracknell +17 3 £48,500 +7.77%
Hampshire +13 3 £45,000 +57.89%
Hemel Hempstead -1 3 £42,500 -15.00%
Yorkshire -7 3 £45,000 -5.26%
Dunstable -13 3 £52,500 -15.32%
Harrogate - 3 £45,000 -
Basingstoke - 3 £45,000 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £45,000 -
Cheshire -4 1 £42,500 +6.25%
North West -5 1 £42,500 +54.54% 3
Bridgend -13 1 £27,500 -24.65%
South West -17 1 £42,500 -37.03% 5

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

1 200 (93.02%) Cisco
2 196 (91.16%) OSPF
3 184 (85.58%) BGP
4 144 (66.98%) Cisco Certification
5 126 (58.60%) Firewall
6 121 (56.28%) EIGRP
7 112 (52.09%) WAN
8 102 (47.44%) CCNP
9 101 (46.98%) MPLS
10 91 (42.33%) Juniper
11 88 (40.93%) VPN
12 83 (38.60%) LAN
13 78 (36.28%) TCP/IP
14 77 (35.81%) VLAN
15 72 (33.49%) Cisco ASA
16 70 (32.56%) Network Security
16 70 (32.56%) CheckPoint
17 66 (30.70%) VRRP
18 64 (29.77%) Wireless
19 62 (28.84%) HSRP
20 60 (27.91%) Telecoms
21 59 (27.44%) F5
22 58 (26.98%) DNS
23 51 (23.72%) CCNA
24 45 (20.93%) Network Management
25 42 (19.53%) HP
26 38 (17.67%) CCIE
26 38 (17.67%) Data Centre
27 33 (15.35%) Internet
28 32 (14.88%) Cisco IOS

RIP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 5 (2.33%) MS Exchange
1 5 (2.33%) Lync
2 1 (0.47%) IIS
2 1 (0.47%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (5.58%) MS Office
2 11 (5.12%) MS Visio
3 7 (3.26%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 196 (91.16%) OSPF
2 184 (85.58%) BGP
3 126 (58.60%) Firewall
4 121 (56.28%) EIGRP
5 112 (52.09%) WAN
6 101 (46.98%) MPLS
7 88 (40.93%) VPN
8 83 (38.60%) LAN
9 78 (36.28%) TCP/IP
10 77 (35.81%) VLAN
11 72 (33.49%) Cisco ASA
12 70 (32.56%) Network Security
13 66 (30.70%) VRRP
14 64 (29.77%) Wireless
15 62 (28.84%) HSRP
16 58 (26.98%) DNS
17 33 (15.35%) Internet
18 32 (14.88%) Cisco IOS
19 30 (13.95%) Junos
19 30 (13.95%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.47%) MySQL
1 1 (0.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (1.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 60 (27.91%) Telecoms
2 29 (13.49%) Finance
3 9 (4.19%) Financial Institution
3 9 (4.19%) Banking
4 7 (3.26%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.33%) Back Office
5 5 (2.33%) Retail
6 3 (1.40%) Billing
6 3 (1.40%) Electronics
6 3 (1.40%) Games
7 2 (0.93%) Advertising
7 2 (0.93%) Marketing
8 1 (0.47%) Military
8 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 139 (64.65%) Network Engineer
2 53 (24.65%) Senior Network Engineer
3 23 (10.70%) Network Analyst
3 23 (10.70%) Network Support
3 23 (10.70%) Analyst
3 23 (10.70%) Security Engineer
4 17 (7.91%) Network Security Engineer
4 17 (7.91%) Support Engineer
5 16 (7.44%) Team Leader
5 16 (7.44%) Network Team Leader
6 13 (6.05%) Network Support Engineer
7 12 (5.58%) Cisco Engineer
7 12 (5.58%) Systems Analyst
8 11 (5.12%) Consultant
8 11 (5.12%) Network Consultant
8 11 (5.12%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 9 (4.19%) Developer
10 8 (3.72%) Graduate
10 8 (3.72%) Graduate Network Engineer
10 8 (3.72%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.05%) CSS
2 4 (1.86%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 38 (17.67%) Data Centre
2 14 (6.51%) Computer Science
2 14 (6.51%) Smartphone
3 9 (4.19%) Hedge funds
4 5 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.33%) Statistics
4 5 (2.33%) Handset
5 4 (1.86%) NHS
6 2 (0.93%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.47%) Derivative
7 1 (0.47%) DTV
7 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.47%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.47%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 27 (12.56%) Linux
2 16 (7.44%) UNIX
3 14 (6.51%) Windows
4 4 (1.86%) Windows 2000
4 4 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.93%) Solaris
6 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (20.93%) Network Management
2 32 (14.88%) Network Design
3 27 (12.56%) Network Architecture
4 23 (10.70%) ITIL
4 23 (10.70%) Change Management
5 18 (8.37%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (7.91%) Network Monitoring
7 16 (7.44%) Migration
8 13 (6.05%) Penetration Testing
9 11 (5.12%) Load Balancing
9 11 (5.12%) Security Architecture
9 11 (5.12%) Vulnerability Management
9 11 (5.12%) WAN Optimisation
10 10 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (4.19%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (3.72%) Service Delivery
13 7 (3.26%) Incident Management
14 5 (2.33%) Problem Management
14 5 (2.33%) CRM
14 5 (2.33%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.12%) Perl
2 8 (3.72%) Python
3 5 (2.33%) SQL
4 2 (0.93%) Objective-C
4 2 (0.93%) Tcl
4 2 (0.93%) PHP
5 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.47%) Korn
5 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 144 (66.98%) Cisco Certification
2 102 (47.44%) CCNP
3 51 (23.72%) CCNA
4 38 (17.67%) CCIE
5 29 (13.49%) Degree
6 15 (6.98%) CCSA
7 7 (3.26%) Security Cleared
8 6 (2.79%) CCSE
8 6 (2.79%) CISSP
8 6 (2.79%) CCIP
9 5 (2.33%) SC Cleared
10 4 (1.86%) CCDA
10 4 (1.86%) JNCIA
11 3 (1.40%) JNCIS
11 3 (1.40%) JNCIP
11 3 (1.40%) CCDP
12 2 (0.93%) HNC
12 2 (0.93%) MCSE
12 2 (0.93%) CCVP
12 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.37%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (4.65%) ProxySG
2 6 (2.79%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (9.77%) FortiGate
2 10 (4.65%) HP NNM
3 7 (3.26%) Nagios
4 6 (2.79%) OpenView
4 6 (2.79%) WhatsUp Gold
5 5 (2.33%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.47%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.47%) WMI
6 1 (0.47%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.47%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 200 (93.02%) Cisco
2 91 (42.33%) Juniper
3 70 (32.56%) CheckPoint
4 59 (27.44%) F5
5 42 (19.53%) HP
6 17 (7.91%) ProCurve
7 16 (7.44%) Blue Coat
7 16 (7.44%) Huawei
8 15 (6.98%) Dell
9 13 (6.05%) Remedy
9 13 (6.05%) Fortinet
10 12 (5.58%) Oracle
11 11 (5.12%) Microsoft
12 10 (4.65%) Aruba
13 9 (4.19%) VMware
13 9 (4.19%) Meraki
14 8 (3.72%) SonicWALL
14 8 (3.72%) Cramer
15 6 (2.79%) Brocade
15 6 (2.79%) Nokia
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