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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 795 783 691
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -92
Permanent jobs citing RIP 108 81 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% 0.074% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.53% 0.42% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 92 69 150
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
20561 19283 21737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.82% 17.67% 18.27%
Number of salaries quoted 16341 15568 17860
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 20 August 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 20 August 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 96 £52,500 +10.52% 6
South East +14 32 £45,000 +5.88%
London -8 32 £58,000 +16.00% 2
Berkshire +4 20 £45,000 -
Reading +11 17 £45,000 -
East of England +12 16 £55,500 +44.15% 1
City of London +3 15 £58,000 -10.76% 1
Bedfordshire +1 11 £55,500 +44.15% 1
Leeds -25 11 £47,500 +5.55%
West Yorkshire -27 11 £47,500 +5.55%
Yorkshire -39 11 £47,500 - 2
Wales +4 8 £36,500 -14.11%
South Wales -2 7 £36,500 -14.11%
Bridgend - 7 £36,500 -
Dunstable - 7 £62,000 -
Oxfordshire +14 5 £45,000 +12.50%
Oxford +12 5 £45,000 +12.50%
Hertfordshire - 5 £53,750 -
Kent - 5 £28,500 -
Maidstone - 5 £28,500 -
North West -13 4 £36,500 +14.06% 1
Watford - 3 £57,500 -
County Antrim - 3 - -
Belfast - 3 - -
Northern Ireland - 3 - -
South West -11 2 £47,500 -20.83%
Brighton - 2 £67,500 -
Chester - 2 £40,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £40,000 -
East Sussex - 2 £67,500 -

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 181 (87.02%) Cisco
2 173 (83.17%) BGP
3 168 (80.77%) OSPF
4 120 (57.69%) Firewall
5 115 (55.29%) MPLS
6 114 (54.81%) EIGRP
7 112 (53.85%) Juniper
8 99 (47.60%) Cisco Certification
9 96 (46.15%) WAN
10 91 (43.75%) VPN
11 86 (41.35%) LAN
12 82 (39.42%) TCP/IP
13 81 (38.94%) CCNP
14 67 (32.21%) VoIP
14 67 (32.21%) VLAN
15 62 (29.81%) F5
15 62 (29.81%) HSRP
16 59 (28.37%) CheckPoint
17 57 (27.40%) Wireless
18 49 (23.56%) Network Management
19 46 (22.12%) Network Security
19 46 (22.12%) DNS
20 44 (21.15%) Network Design
21 43 (20.67%) Linux
22 36 (17.31%) Cisco IOS
23 35 (16.83%) Cisco PIX
23 35 (16.83%) Cisco Nexus
24 33 (15.87%) SSL
24 33 (15.87%) DHCP
24 33 (15.87%) VPLS

RIP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 6 (2.88%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (1.44%) CMS
3 2 (0.96%) Lync
3 2 (0.96%) IIS
3 2 (0.96%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.48%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.48%) nginx
Applications
1 28 (13.46%) MS Office
2 20 (9.62%) MS Excel
3 14 (6.73%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.48%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 173 (83.17%) BGP
2 168 (80.77%) OSPF
3 120 (57.69%) Firewall
4 115 (55.29%) MPLS
5 114 (54.81%) EIGRP
6 96 (46.15%) WAN
7 91 (43.75%) VPN
8 86 (41.35%) LAN
9 82 (39.42%) TCP/IP
10 67 (32.21%) VoIP
10 67 (32.21%) VLAN
11 62 (29.81%) HSRP
12 57 (27.40%) Wireless
13 46 (22.12%) DNS
13 46 (22.12%) Network Security
14 36 (17.31%) Cisco IOS
15 35 (16.83%) Cisco PIX
15 35 (16.83%) Cisco Nexus
16 33 (15.87%) SSL
16 33 (15.87%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.48%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.48%) Subversion
General
1 27 (12.98%) Telecoms
1 27 (12.98%) Finance
2 15 (7.21%) Banking
3 8 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.40%) Retail
5 4 (1.92%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.92%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.44%) Marketing
6 3 (1.44%) Legal
7 2 (0.96%) Games
8 1 (0.48%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.48%) Electronics
8 1 (0.48%) Law
Job Titles
1 103 (49.52%) Network Engineer
2 50 (24.04%) Senior Network Engineer
3 33 (15.87%) Security Engineer
4 26 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
5 23 (11.06%) Consultant
5 23 (11.06%) Network Consultant
5 23 (11.06%) Senior Security Engineer
6 21 (10.10%) Architect
7 18 (8.65%) Team Leader
7 18 (8.65%) Network Team Leader
7 18 (8.65%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 17 (8.17%) Network Security Consultant
8 17 (8.17%) Security Consultant
9 16 (7.69%) Lead Network Engineer
9 16 (7.69%) Network Architect
10 15 (7.21%) Network Specialist
11 14 (6.73%) Support Engineer
12 11 (5.29%) Escalation Engineer
13 10 (4.81%) 3rd Line Support
13 10 (4.81%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.44%) VXML
2 2 (0.96%) Web Services
3 1 (0.48%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.69%) Hedge funds
2 7 (3.37%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (2.40%) SecurID
3 5 (2.40%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.44%) Handset
5 2 (0.96%) IVR
5 2 (0.96%) e-Health
5 2 (0.96%) Online Games
5 2 (0.96%) SCADA
6 1 (0.48%) PKI
6 1 (0.48%) Derivative
6 1 (0.48%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.48%) Firmware
6 1 (0.48%) DTV
6 1 (0.48%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 43 (20.67%) Linux
2 21 (10.10%) Windows
3 14 (6.73%) UNIX
4 13 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 13 (6.25%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.96%) Debian
6 2 (0.96%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.48%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.48%) CentOS
7 1 (0.48%) VMS
7 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.48%) Solaris
7 1 (0.48%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (23.56%) Network Management
2 44 (21.15%) Network Design
3 22 (10.58%) Service Delivery
4 17 (8.17%) ITIL
5 16 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (7.21%) Kalman Filter
7 14 (6.73%) Change Management
8 13 (6.25%) PRINCE2
8 13 (6.25%) Load Balancing
9 12 (5.77%) Low Latency
10 11 (5.29%) Business Continuity
10 11 (5.29%) Project Management
11 9 (4.33%) Integration Acceptance Testing
11 9 (4.33%) PRINCE
11 9 (4.33%) Process Improvement
12 8 (3.85%) Network Architecture
13 7 (3.37%) Time Management
13 7 (3.37%) Performance Tuning
14 5 (2.40%) Root Cause Analysis
14 5 (2.40%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.40%) SQL
2 3 (1.44%) Perl
3 2 (0.96%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.48%) C
4 1 (0.48%) Java
Qualifications
1 99 (47.60%) Cisco Certification
2 81 (38.94%) CCNP
3 22 (10.58%) CCIE
4 21 (10.10%) CCNA
5 15 (7.21%) Degree
6 12 (5.77%) JNCIS
6 12 (5.77%) CCSE
7 8 (3.85%) CCDP
8 7 (3.37%) CCSP
9 6 (2.88%) CCIP
9 6 (2.88%) JNCIA
10 4 (1.92%) CISSP
11 3 (1.44%) CCDA
11 3 (1.44%) JNCIP
11 3 (1.44%) Security Cleared
12 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.96%) A+ Certification
12 2 (0.96%) Check Point Certification
12 2 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.69%) SLA
2 6 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.40%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.92%) QA
5 2 (0.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.96%) NFS
2 2 (0.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (7.69%) HP NNM
2 7 (3.37%) Cacti
2 7 (3.37%) Nagios
2 7 (3.37%) Cisco UCCE
2 7 (3.37%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (2.40%) SmokePing
4 2 (0.96%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (0.96%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.48%) Puppet
5 1 (0.48%) Munin
5 1 (0.48%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.48%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 181 (87.02%) Cisco
2 112 (53.85%) Juniper
3 62 (29.81%) F5
4 59 (28.37%) CheckPoint
5 32 (15.38%) Aruba
6 29 (13.94%) Microsoft
7 25 (12.02%) HP
7 25 (12.02%) SolarWinds
8 21 (10.10%) Blue Coat
9 19 (9.13%) Fortinet
10 12 (5.77%) Brocade
10 12 (5.77%) SonicWALL
10 12 (5.77%) VMware
10 12 (5.77%) McAfee
10 12 (5.77%) Websense
10 12 (5.77%) Nortel
10 12 (5.77%) Lumension
11 5 (2.40%) Avaya
11 5 (2.40%) Nokia
11 5 (2.40%) Huawei
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