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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 786 820 781
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -39
Permanent jobs citing RIP 118 100 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.083% 0.090%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.59% 0.49% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 72 89 95
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £34,800 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £66,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £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
19886 20421 21690
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.01% 17.03% 19.66%
Number of salaries quoted 15789 16239 17569
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +44 97 £47,500 -5.00% 17
South East +38 39 £45,000 -2.17% 12
London +3 34 £52,500 -7.07% 4
Berkshire +7 24 £47,500 -4.04% 10
City of London +34 17 £52,500 -8.69% 3
Wales +8 13 £30,000 -29.41% 3
South Wales - 13 £30,000 - 3
East of England +14 12 £47,500 +15.15%
Reading -1 12 £45,000 -18.18% 8
East Sussex - 10 £47,500 -
Bexhill-On-Sea - 7 - -
Bedfordshire +15 6 £47,500 -6.86%
Bracknell +8 6 £52,250 +10.00% 1
Yorkshire +7 6 £45,000 +5.88%
North Yorkshire - 6 £45,000 -
Cardiff - 6 £48,750 - 1
Dunstable +1 5 £47,500 -
Hertfordshire - 5 £60,000 -
North West -9 4 £57,500 +9.52%
Cheshire - 4 £57,500 -
Bridgend - 4 £30,000 - 2
Watford - 4 £60,000 -
Newport - 3 - -
Surrey +17 2 £43,000 -4.44%
Hampshire +3 2 - - 1
Nottinghamshire - 2 £70,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £70,000 -
Harrogate - 2 £43,750 -
Cambridgeshire +8 1 £47,500 +18.75%
York - 1 £40,000 -

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 212 (93.39%) OSPF
2 202 (88.99%) Cisco
3 193 (85.02%) BGP
4 173 (76.21%) Cisco Certification
5 153 (67.40%) EIGRP
6 140 (61.67%) Firewall
7 133 (58.59%) MPLS
8 128 (56.39%) WAN
9 115 (50.66%) CCNP
9 115 (50.66%) Juniper
10 113 (49.78%) VPN
11 105 (46.26%) LAN
12 100 (44.05%) TCP/IP
13 96 (42.29%) HSRP
14 94 (41.41%) Network Security
15 93 (40.97%) CheckPoint
16 85 (37.44%) Wireless
17 79 (34.80%) VLAN
17 79 (34.80%) DNS
18 65 (28.63%) VRRP
18 65 (28.63%) Cisco ASA
19 63 (27.75%) CCIE
20 62 (27.31%) F5
21 56 (24.67%) SSL
22 55 (24.23%) CCNA
23 54 (23.79%) HP
24 46 (20.26%) DHCP
24 46 (20.26%) ITIL
24 46 (20.26%) Network Architecture
25 41 (18.06%) VPLS

RIP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 16 (7.05%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.64%) Lync
3 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.44%) IIS
3 1 (0.44%) Apache
Applications
1 19 (8.37%) MS Office
2 14 (6.17%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.76%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.76%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (10.13%) IaaS
2 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 212 (93.39%) OSPF
2 193 (85.02%) BGP
3 153 (67.40%) EIGRP
4 140 (61.67%) Firewall
5 133 (58.59%) MPLS
6 128 (56.39%) WAN
7 113 (49.78%) VPN
8 105 (46.26%) LAN
9 100 (44.05%) TCP/IP
10 96 (42.29%) HSRP
11 94 (41.41%) Network Security
12 85 (37.44%) Wireless
13 79 (34.80%) VLAN
13 79 (34.80%) DNS
14 65 (28.63%) Cisco ASA
14 65 (28.63%) VRRP
15 56 (24.67%) SSL
16 46 (20.26%) DHCP
17 41 (18.06%) VPLS
18 40 (17.62%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 38 (16.74%) Finance
2 29 (12.78%) Telecoms
3 17 (7.49%) Banking
4 12 (5.29%) Retail
5 10 (4.41%) Financial Institution
6 7 (3.08%) Games
6 7 (3.08%) Billing
6 7 (3.08%) Marketing
7 6 (2.64%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.76%) Back Office
9 2 (0.88%) Advertising
9 2 (0.88%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.88%) Law
10 1 (0.44%) Legal
10 1 (0.44%) Electronics
10 1 (0.44%) Military
10 1 (0.44%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 142 (62.56%) Network Engineer
2 65 (28.63%) Senior Network Engineer
3 27 (11.89%) Support Engineer
4 24 (10.57%) Network Consultant
4 24 (10.57%) Consultant
5 23 (10.13%) Network Support
6 22 (9.69%) Security Engineer
7 16 (7.05%) Network Support Engineer
8 13 (5.73%) Analyst
9 12 (5.29%) Network Security Engineer
10 11 (4.85%) Network Analyst
11 10 (4.41%) Technical Support Engineer
11 10 (4.41%) Technical Engineer
11 10 (4.41%) Technical Support
11 10 (4.41%) Network Specialist
11 10 (4.41%) Senior Security Engineer
12 8 (3.52%) Senior Network Security Engineer
12 8 (3.52%) Graduate Network Engineer
12 8 (3.52%) Graduate
12 8 (3.52%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.96%) CSS
2 2 (0.88%) Web Services
2 2 (0.88%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.85%) Hedge funds
2 10 (4.41%) Smartphone
3 7 (3.08%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.08%) Handset
4 5 (2.20%) NHS
5 4 (1.76%) Statistics
5 4 (1.76%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.88%) Blog
7 2 (0.88%) FMCG
8 1 (0.44%) DTV
8 1 (0.44%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 24 (10.57%) Linux
2 18 (7.93%) Windows
3 10 (4.41%) UNIX
4 7 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.64%) Windows 2000
5 6 (2.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (2.64%) Ubuntu
5 6 (2.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (20.26%) ITIL
1 46 (20.26%) Network Architecture
2 38 (16.74%) Network Design
3 30 (13.22%) Change Management
3 30 (13.22%) Network Management
4 28 (12.33%) Vulnerability Management
5 27 (11.89%) Migration
6 24 (10.57%) Penetration Testing
6 24 (10.57%) Security Architecture
7 23 (10.13%) WAN Optimisation
8 21 (9.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (8.37%) Network Monitoring
10 12 (5.29%) Project Management
10 12 (5.29%) Service Delivery
10 12 (5.29%) PRINCE2
11 11 (4.85%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (3.96%) PRINCE
14 8 (3.52%) Process Improvement
15 7 (3.08%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.41%) SQL
2 8 (3.52%) Perl
3 6 (2.64%) Python
4 2 (0.88%) Tcl
4 2 (0.88%) PHP
5 1 (0.44%) Korn
5 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 173 (76.21%) Cisco Certification
2 115 (50.66%) CCNP
3 63 (27.75%) CCIE
4 55 (24.23%) CCNA
5 30 (13.22%) Degree
6 15 (6.61%) CCSA
7 12 (5.29%) SC Cleared
7 12 (5.29%) Security Cleared
8 7 (3.08%) DV Cleared
8 7 (3.08%) JNCIA
9 6 (2.64%) LPIC
10 4 (1.76%) CCIP
11 3 (1.32%) JNCIS
11 3 (1.32%) CISSP
11 3 (1.32%) CCSE
12 2 (0.88%) CCVP
12 2 (0.88%) PMP
12 2 (0.88%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.88%) MCSE
12 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.81%) SLA
2 1 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 8 (3.52%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.20%) ProxySG
2 5 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.44%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 15 (6.61%) HP NNM
2 12 (5.29%) FortiGate
3 6 (2.64%) Nagios
4 5 (2.20%) OpenView
5 4 (1.76%) CiscoWorks
5 4 (1.76%) WhatsUp Gold
6 3 (1.32%) Cacti
6 3 (1.32%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.88%) SCOM
8 1 (0.44%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.44%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 202 (88.99%) Cisco
2 115 (50.66%) Juniper
3 93 (40.97%) CheckPoint
4 62 (27.31%) F5
5 54 (23.79%) HP
6 21 (9.25%) Fortinet
7 16 (7.05%) Aruba
8 14 (6.17%) Microsoft
9 12 (5.29%) Dell
10 11 (4.85%) Huawei
11 10 (4.41%) Meraki
12 9 (3.96%) ProCurve
13 8 (3.52%) Red Hat
13 8 (3.52%) VMware
13 8 (3.52%) Blue Coat
14 7 (3.08%) SolarWinds
15 6 (2.64%) SonicWALL
16 5 (2.20%) Barracuda Networks
16 5 (2.20%) Nortel
16 5 (2.20%) Nokia
Berkshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Very Competitive + Pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £42,500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Woodley, Reading
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Very Competitive + Pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + £225 car allowance, bonus, training
Posted: 21 hours ago
Linlithgow
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £54000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CACI Network Services
Salary: Unspecified Typical good graduate salary on offer
Posted: 7 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Three
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Three
Posted: 11 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
BAE Systems
Posted: 12 days ago
Aberdeen
Blue Town Online
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three Mobile
Salary: £Competitive + 20% bonus
Posted: 27 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three Mobile
Salary: £Competitive + 20% bonus, on-call allowance and overtime
Posted: 27 days ago
Reading, Berkshire, South East
Three
Salary: £Competitive + 20% bonus
Posted: 27 days ago
Reading, Berkshire, South East
Three
Salary: £Competitive + 20% bonus, on-call allowance and overtime
Posted: 27 days ago