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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 782 809 749
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -60
Permanent jobs citing RIP 109 80 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.097% 0.075% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.54% 0.43% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 93 62 120
Average salary £47,500 £41,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.15% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £32,050 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -8.82%

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
20259 18439 22340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.00% 17.18% 19.19%
Number of salaries quoted 16033 14973 18252
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +4 98 £50,000 +11.11% 12
London +17 44 £58,000 +3.11% 5
South East +8 18 £41,750 +4.37%
East of England +2 17 £51,250 +72.26% 1
City of London +12 13 £58,000 -17.14%
Bedfordshire -4 13 £54,000 +68.75% 1
Berkshire +15 12 £41,750 -1.76%
Leeds -23 12 £47,500 +5.55%
West Yorkshire -25 12 £47,500 +5.55%
Yorkshire -40 12 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Reading +14 11 £38,500 -
Dunstable - 9 £50,000 -
North West -7 5 £33,000 -20.00% 1
Northern Ireland - 5 - -
County Antrim - 5 - -
Belfast - 5 - -
Wales +7 4 £36,500 +4.28%
Hertfordshire - 4 £18,250 -
South Wales +11 3 £36,500 +4.28%
Hampshire -3 3 £45,000 -5.26%
Bridgend - 3 £36,500 -
Eastleigh - 3 £45,000 -
Hertford - 2 £18,250 -
Liverpool - 2 £33,000 -
Chester - 2 £40,000 -
Kent - 2 £26,500 -
Cheshire - 2 £40,000 -
Watford - 2 - -
Maidstone - 2 £26,500 -
Merseyside - 2 £33,000 -

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 200 (90.50%) Cisco
2 184 (83.26%) BGP
3 173 (78.28%) OSPF
4 132 (59.73%) EIGRP
5 128 (57.92%) Juniper
6 125 (56.56%) Firewall
7 120 (54.30%) Cisco Certification
8 115 (52.04%) MPLS
9 111 (50.23%) WAN
10 97 (43.89%) CCNP
11 95 (42.99%) LAN
12 94 (42.53%) VPN
13 86 (38.91%) TCP/IP
14 69 (31.22%) Wireless
15 68 (30.77%) HSRP
16 67 (30.32%) F5
17 64 (28.96%) VoIP
18 61 (27.60%) Network Management
19 60 (27.15%) CheckPoint
19 60 (27.15%) VLAN
20 47 (21.27%) Network Security
21 43 (19.46%) Finance
22 41 (18.55%) DNS
23 39 (17.65%) DHCP
23 39 (17.65%) Network Design
24 38 (17.19%) Cisco ASA
24 38 (17.19%) SSL
25 37 (16.74%) Cisco IOS
25 37 (16.74%) Cisco Nexus
26 35 (15.84%) Aruba

RIP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (2.71%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (2.26%) CMS
3 3 (1.36%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.90%) Lync
4 2 (0.90%) IIS
4 2 (0.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 34 (15.38%) MS Office
2 23 (10.41%) MS Excel
3 20 (9.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.26%) SaaS
2 1 (0.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 184 (83.26%) BGP
2 173 (78.28%) OSPF
3 132 (59.73%) EIGRP
4 125 (56.56%) Firewall
5 115 (52.04%) MPLS
6 111 (50.23%) WAN
7 95 (42.99%) LAN
8 94 (42.53%) VPN
9 86 (38.91%) TCP/IP
10 69 (31.22%) Wireless
11 68 (30.77%) HSRP
12 64 (28.96%) VoIP
13 60 (27.15%) VLAN
14 47 (21.27%) Network Security
15 41 (18.55%) DNS
16 39 (17.65%) DHCP
17 38 (17.19%) Cisco ASA
17 38 (17.19%) SSL
18 37 (16.74%) Cisco IOS
18 37 (16.74%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 43 (19.46%) Finance
2 30 (13.57%) Telecoms
3 20 (9.05%) Banking
4 9 (4.07%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.26%) Retail
6 4 (1.81%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.81%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.36%) Marketing
7 3 (1.36%) Legal
8 2 (0.90%) Games
9 1 (0.45%) French Language
9 1 (0.45%) German Language
9 1 (0.45%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.45%) Law
9 1 (0.45%) Electronics
9 1 (0.45%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 121 (54.75%) Network Engineer
2 54 (24.43%) Senior Network Engineer
3 34 (15.38%) Security Engineer
4 25 (11.31%) Network Security Engineer
5 24 (10.86%) Senior Security Engineer
6 22 (9.95%) Consultant
6 22 (9.95%) Network Consultant
7 18 (8.14%) Network Specialist
7 18 (8.14%) Team Leader
7 18 (8.14%) Network Team Leader
8 17 (7.69%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 16 (7.24%) Architect
9 16 (7.24%) Security Consultant
9 16 (7.24%) Network Security Consultant
10 15 (6.79%) Lead Network Engineer
11 12 (5.43%) Support Engineer
12 11 (4.98%) Network Architect
13 10 (4.52%) 3rd Line Support
13 10 (4.52%) Escalation Engineer
14 6 (2.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.26%) VXML
2 2 (0.90%) Web Services
3 1 (0.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.50%) Hedge funds
2 9 (4.07%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (2.71%) IPTV
4 5 (2.26%) SecurID
4 5 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (0.90%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.90%) e-Health
5 2 (0.90%) IVR
5 2 (0.90%) Online Games
6 1 (0.45%) Derivative
6 1 (0.45%) PKI
6 1 (0.45%) iPhone
6 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.45%) Handset
6 1 (0.45%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.45%) DTV
6 1 (0.45%) NHS
6 1 (0.45%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 34 (15.38%) Linux
2 24 (10.86%) Windows
3 14 (6.33%) Windows 7
4 13 (5.88%) Windows XP
5 12 (5.43%) UNIX
6 4 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.90%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.90%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.45%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.45%) Android
8 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.45%) CentOS
8 1 (0.45%) Debian
8 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (27.60%) Network Management
2 39 (17.65%) Network Design
3 27 (12.22%) Service Delivery
4 24 (10.86%) ITIL
5 22 (9.95%) Disaster Recovery
6 19 (8.60%) PRINCE2
6 19 (8.60%) Change Management
7 17 (7.69%) Load Balancing
7 17 (7.69%) Low Latency
8 15 (6.79%) PRINCE
8 15 (6.79%) Process Improvement
9 14 (6.33%) Kalman Filter
10 11 (4.98%) Business Continuity
11 10 (4.52%) Change Control
11 10 (4.52%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (4.07%) Network Monitoring
12 9 (4.07%) Project Management
13 7 (3.17%) Time Management
13 7 (3.17%) Network Architecture
14 6 (2.71%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.17%) SQL
2 1 (0.45%) Perl
2 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 120 (54.30%) Cisco Certification
2 97 (43.89%) CCNP
3 22 (9.95%) CCNA
4 18 (8.14%) CCIE
5 12 (5.43%) CCSE
5 12 (5.43%) JNCIS
6 9 (4.07%) Degree
6 9 (4.07%) JNCIP
7 8 (3.62%) CCDP
8 7 (3.17%) CCSP
9 6 (2.71%) CCIP
10 5 (2.26%) JNCIA
11 3 (1.36%) CCDA
12 2 (0.90%) CISSP
12 2 (0.90%) Check Point Certification
12 2 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.90%) CCSA
13 1 (0.45%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (14.03%) SLA
2 10 (4.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.81%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.90%) QA
4 2 (0.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (3.17%) Active Directory
1 7 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.45%) NFS
2 1 (0.45%) Firmware
2 1 (0.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 22 (9.95%) HP NNM
2 9 (4.07%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (4.07%) Cisco UCCE
3 7 (3.17%) Cacti
4 6 (2.71%) Nagios
5 5 (2.26%) SmokePing
6 4 (1.81%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (0.90%) CiscoWorks
8 1 (0.45%) Munin
Vendors
1 200 (90.50%) Cisco
2 128 (57.92%) Juniper
3 67 (30.32%) F5
4 60 (27.15%) CheckPoint
5 35 (15.84%) Aruba
6 32 (14.48%) Microsoft
7 31 (14.03%) HP
8 24 (10.86%) SolarWinds
9 17 (7.69%) Fortinet
10 16 (7.24%) Blue Coat
11 15 (6.79%) Nortel
12 12 (5.43%) McAfee
12 12 (5.43%) Websense
12 12 (5.43%) SonicWALL
12 12 (5.43%) Lumension
13 11 (4.98%) VMware
14 8 (3.62%) Brocade
15 7 (3.17%) Dell
15 7 (3.17%) Avaya
15 7 (3.17%) Citrix
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