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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 751 831 827
Rank change year-on-year
+80 -4
Permanent jobs citing RIP 129 48 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.045% 0.059%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.66% 0.26% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 95 39 56
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,260 £28,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £43,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +16.66%

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
19643 18515 22476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.78% 17.18% 19.73%
Number of salaries quoted 15881 14521 18756
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +72 114 £50,000 +11.11% 12
London +8 36 £50,000 - 4
South East +17 31 £40,000 +40.35% 4
East of England -2 19 £53,750 +95.45% 1
Bedfordshire - 16 £53,750 -
East Sussex - 15 £47,500 -
North West - 12 £31,500 - 1
Bexhill-On-Sea - 12 - -
West Midlands -7 10 £47,500 +58.33% 1
Lancashire - 10 £31,500 -
Dunstable - 9 £50,000 -
City of London +17 8 £46,000 -16.36% 4
Solihull - 6 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire +9 5 £38,500 +35.08%
Wales +8 5 £39,000 +11.42%
South Wales +4 5 £39,000 +11.42%
Berkshire - 5 £40,000 - 2
Preston - 5 £31,500 -
Thame - 4 £39,250 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -13 3 £60,000 +92.00%
North East -14 3 £60,000 +92.00%
Tyne and Wear -15 3 £60,000 +92.00%
Hampshire - 3 £45,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 3 - - 1
Watford - 3 - - 1
Birmingham - 3 £60,000 -
Bridgend - 3 £39,000 -
Cardiff - 2 £36,750 -
Reading - 2 £35,000 - 1
Eastleigh - 2 £45,000 -

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 223 (91.77%) Cisco
2 209 (86.01%) BGP
3 202 (83.13%) OSPF
4 168 (69.14%) Cisco Certification
5 161 (66.26%) EIGRP
6 152 (62.55%) Juniper
7 144 (59.26%) MPLS
7 144 (59.26%) Firewall
8 138 (56.79%) WAN
9 131 (53.91%) CCNP
10 128 (52.67%) TCP/IP
11 117 (48.15%) LAN
12 115 (47.33%) VPN
13 92 (37.86%) HSRP
14 86 (35.39%) Wireless
15 81 (33.33%) F5
16 80 (32.92%) CheckPoint
17 68 (27.98%) Finance
18 67 (27.57%) VLAN
19 61 (25.10%) SSL
19 61 (25.10%) Network Security
20 58 (23.87%) HP
21 55 (22.63%) VoIP
21 55 (22.63%) Network Management
22 54 (22.22%) DNS
23 53 (21.81%) ITIL
24 50 (20.58%) DHCP
25 48 (19.75%) SLA
26 46 (18.93%) CCNA
26 46 (18.93%) Cisco ASA

RIP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 15 (6.17%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.47%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (2.06%) CMS
4 4 (1.65%) Lync
5 2 (0.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 36 (14.81%) MS Office
2 23 (9.47%) MS Visio
3 13 (5.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.76%) IaaS
2 7 (2.88%) SaaS
3 1 (0.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 209 (86.01%) BGP
2 202 (83.13%) OSPF
3 161 (66.26%) EIGRP
4 144 (59.26%) Firewall
4 144 (59.26%) MPLS
5 138 (56.79%) WAN
6 128 (52.67%) TCP/IP
7 117 (48.15%) LAN
8 115 (47.33%) VPN
9 92 (37.86%) HSRP
10 86 (35.39%) Wireless
11 67 (27.57%) VLAN
12 61 (25.10%) Network Security
12 61 (25.10%) SSL
13 55 (22.63%) VoIP
14 54 (22.22%) DNS
15 50 (20.58%) DHCP
16 46 (18.93%) Cisco ASA
17 45 (18.52%) VPLS
18 37 (15.23%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (0.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 68 (27.98%) Finance
2 30 (12.35%) Telecoms
3 25 (10.29%) Banking
4 18 (7.41%) Financial Institution
5 10 (4.12%) Retail
6 9 (3.70%) Games
7 8 (3.29%) Marketing
8 5 (2.06%) French Language
8 5 (2.06%) German Language
8 5 (2.06%) Japanese Language
9 4 (1.65%) Billing
10 3 (1.23%) Law
11 2 (0.82%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.41%) Legal
12 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.41%) Back Office
12 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 144 (59.26%) Network Engineer
2 70 (28.81%) Senior Network Engineer
3 24 (9.88%) Security Engineer
4 22 (9.05%) Network Specialist
5 19 (7.82%) Consultant
6 18 (7.41%) Support Engineer
7 16 (6.58%) Network Consultant
8 15 (6.17%) Senior Security Engineer
9 13 (5.35%) Network Security Engineer
10 11 (4.53%) Security Consultant
11 10 (4.12%) Team Leader
11 10 (4.12%) Cisco Engineer
12 9 (3.70%) Network Support Engineer
12 9 (3.70%) Network Support
12 9 (3.70%) Network Team Leader
13 8 (3.29%) Network Security Consultant
13 8 (3.29%) Operations Engineer
13 8 (3.29%) Architect
14 7 (2.88%) Technical Support
14 7 (2.88%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.06%) VXML
2 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (0.41%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (0.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.05%) Hedge funds
2 10 (4.12%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.88%) IPTV
4 5 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.06%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (1.65%) Handset
6 3 (1.23%) SecurID
6 3 (1.23%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.82%) Blog
7 2 (0.82%) FMCG
7 2 (0.82%) NHS
8 1 (0.41%) Derivative
8 1 (0.41%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.41%) IVR
8 1 (0.41%) e-Health
8 1 (0.41%) iPhone
8 1 (0.41%) iPad
8 1 (0.41%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 30 (12.35%) Linux
2 23 (9.47%) Windows
3 11 (4.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (4.12%) Windows 7
5 8 (3.29%) Windows XP
5 8 (3.29%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.23%) UNIX
6 3 (1.23%) Windows 2000
6 3 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.82%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.41%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.41%) Android
8 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (22.63%) Network Management
2 53 (21.81%) ITIL
3 41 (16.87%) Network Design
4 38 (15.64%) Change Management
5 37 (15.23%) Service Delivery
6 30 (12.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 27 (11.11%) PRINCE2
8 23 (9.47%) PRINCE
8 23 (9.47%) Process Improvement
9 21 (8.64%) Network Architecture
10 19 (7.82%) Project Management
11 17 (7.00%) Vulnerability Management
12 16 (6.58%) Performance Tuning
12 16 (6.58%) Migration
13 15 (6.17%) Security Architecture
14 14 (5.76%) WAN Optimisation
14 14 (5.76%) Kalman Filter
14 14 (5.76%) Load Balancing
14 14 (5.76%) Penetration Testing
15 13 (5.35%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 168 (69.14%) Cisco Certification
2 131 (53.91%) CCNP
3 46 (18.93%) CCNA
4 35 (14.40%) CCIE
5 21 (8.64%) Degree
6 12 (4.94%) JNCIA
7 9 (3.70%) CCSE
8 8 (3.29%) LPIC
8 8 (3.29%) JNCIS
9 7 (2.88%) JNCIP
10 6 (2.47%) CCDP
10 6 (2.47%) SC Cleared
10 6 (2.47%) DV Cleared
10 6 (2.47%) Security Cleared
11 5 (2.06%) CCSA
12 4 (1.65%) CCSP
13 3 (1.23%) CISSP
13 3 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.82%) PMP
14 2 (0.82%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (19.75%) SLA
2 8 (3.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.65%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.23%) QA
5 2 (0.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (3.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.82%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 31 (12.76%) HP NNM
2 7 (2.88%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (2.06%) Cisco UCCE
4 4 (1.65%) Cacti
5 3 (1.23%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (0.82%) SCOM
7 1 (0.41%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.41%) Nagios
7 1 (0.41%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.41%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 223 (91.77%) Cisco
2 152 (62.55%) Juniper
3 81 (33.33%) F5
4 80 (32.92%) CheckPoint
5 58 (23.87%) HP
6 27 (11.11%) Aruba
7 22 (9.05%) Microsoft
8 16 (6.58%) Fortinet
9 12 (4.94%) SolarWinds
10 11 (4.53%) Blue Coat
10 11 (4.53%) Red Hat
11 9 (3.70%) Nortel
11 9 (3.70%) Websense
11 9 (3.70%) SonicWALL
12 8 (3.29%) VMware
12 8 (3.29%) McAfee
12 8 (3.29%) Dell
12 8 (3.29%) Lumension
13 6 (2.47%) Avaya
14 5 (2.06%) Barracuda Networks
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