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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 761 810 795
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -15
Permanent jobs citing RIP 122 97 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.083% 0.085%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.64% 0.48% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 73 91 86
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,150 £33,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,750 £77,500 £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
18979 20034 21026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.76% 17.06% 19.33%
Number of salaries quoted 15206 16046 16990
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 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 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 22 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 +42 99 £47,500 -11.62% 10
South East +24 42 £47,500 +4.39% 5
London +33 31 £52,500 -9.48% 4
Berkshire +19 28 £48,500 +1.57% 2
East of England +17 16 £50,000 -1.96% 1
Reading +2 16 £45,000 -10.00% 2
City of London +40 14 £50,000 -13.79% 3
Wales +13 14 £30,000 -29.41% 3
South Wales - 14 £30,000 - 3
East Sussex +13 9 £47,500 -30.90%
Bedfordshire +15 7 £47,500 -6.86% 1
Hertfordshire +1 7 £55,000 -8.33%
Cardiff - 7 £48,750 - 1
Bracknell +14 6 £52,250 +9.42%
Yorkshire +6 6 £45,000 +12.50%
North Yorkshire - 6 £45,000 -
Bexhill-On-Sea - 6 - -
Dunstable -3 5 £47,500 - 1
Watford +13 4 £60,000 +4.34%
Bridgend - 4 £30,000 - 2
Newport - 3 - -
Surrey +21 2 £43,000 -4.44%
Hampshire 0 2 - -
North West -2 2 £57,500 +109.09%
East Midlands - 2 £70,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £70,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £57,500 -
Harrogate - 2 £43,750 -
Cambridgeshire +8 1 £47,500 +18.75%
Suffolk +8 1 £40,000 +29.03%

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 194 (91.51%) OSPF
2 185 (87.26%) Cisco
3 176 (83.02%) BGP
4 154 (72.64%) Cisco Certification
5 140 (66.04%) EIGRP
6 131 (61.79%) Firewall
7 118 (55.66%) MPLS
8 112 (52.83%) WAN
9 104 (49.06%) CCNP
10 102 (48.11%) VPN
11 100 (47.17%) LAN
11 100 (47.17%) Juniper
12 90 (42.45%) CheckPoint
13 87 (41.04%) Network Security
13 87 (41.04%) HSRP
14 82 (38.68%) TCP/IP
15 80 (37.74%) Wireless
16 75 (35.38%) VLAN
17 71 (33.49%) DNS
18 65 (30.66%) Cisco ASA
19 62 (29.25%) VRRP
20 60 (28.30%) CCIE
21 56 (26.42%) F5
22 48 (22.64%) SSL
22 48 (22.64%) HP
23 46 (21.70%) Network Architecture
24 42 (19.81%) CCNA
25 41 (19.34%) ITIL
26 38 (17.92%) DHCP
27 37 (17.45%) IPsec

RIP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 7 (3.30%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.36%) Lync
3 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.47%) Apache
3 1 (0.47%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (6.60%) MS Office
2 10 (4.72%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.89%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.91%) IaaS
2 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 194 (91.51%) OSPF
2 176 (83.02%) BGP
3 140 (66.04%) EIGRP
4 131 (61.79%) Firewall
5 118 (55.66%) MPLS
6 112 (52.83%) WAN
7 102 (48.11%) VPN
8 100 (47.17%) LAN
9 87 (41.04%) Network Security
9 87 (41.04%) HSRP
10 82 (38.68%) TCP/IP
11 80 (37.74%) Wireless
12 75 (35.38%) VLAN
13 71 (33.49%) DNS
14 65 (30.66%) Cisco ASA
15 62 (29.25%) VRRP
16 48 (22.64%) SSL
17 38 (17.92%) DHCP
18 37 (17.45%) IPsec
19 35 (16.51%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (1.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 35 (16.51%) Finance
2 32 (15.09%) Telecoms
3 13 (6.13%) Banking
4 10 (4.72%) Financial Institution
5 8 (3.77%) Retail
6 7 (3.30%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.83%) Marketing
8 5 (2.36%) Billing
9 4 (1.89%) Back Office
10 3 (1.42%) Games
11 2 (0.94%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.94%) Advertising
12 1 (0.47%) Electronics
12 1 (0.47%) Law
12 1 (0.47%) Legal
12 1 (0.47%) Military
Job Titles
1 128 (60.38%) Network Engineer
2 59 (27.83%) Senior Network Engineer
3 23 (10.85%) Network Consultant
3 23 (10.85%) Consultant
3 23 (10.85%) Support Engineer
4 22 (10.38%) Network Support
4 22 (10.38%) Security Engineer
5 13 (6.13%) Analyst
5 13 (6.13%) Network Support Engineer
6 12 (5.66%) Team Leader
6 12 (5.66%) Network Security Engineer
7 11 (5.19%) Network Team Leader
7 11 (5.19%) Network Analyst
8 10 (4.72%) Senior Security Engineer
9 9 (4.25%) Technical Support
9 9 (4.25%) Network Specialist
9 9 (4.25%) Technical Engineer
9 9 (4.25%) Technical Support Engineer
10 8 (3.77%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 8 (3.77%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.72%) CSS
2 2 (0.94%) Web Services
2 2 (0.94%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.60%) Smartphone
2 11 (5.19%) Hedge funds
3 9 (4.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (2.83%) Handset
5 5 (2.36%) NHS
6 4 (1.89%) Statistics
6 4 (1.89%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.42%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.47%) DTV
8 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.47%) FMCG
8 1 (0.47%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.02%) Linux
2 16 (7.55%) Windows
3 11 (5.19%) UNIX
4 5 (2.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (2.36%) Windows 2000
4 5 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.94%) Solaris
5 2 (0.94%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (21.70%) Network Architecture
2 41 (19.34%) ITIL
3 35 (16.51%) Network Design
4 26 (12.26%) Vulnerability Management
5 25 (11.79%) Network Management
5 25 (11.79%) Migration
6 22 (10.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (10.38%) Penetration Testing
6 22 (10.38%) Security Architecture
7 21 (9.91%) WAN Optimisation
8 19 (8.96%) Change Management
9 18 (8.49%) Network Monitoring
10 15 (7.08%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (4.25%) DDoS Mitigation
12 8 (3.77%) PRINCE2
12 8 (3.77%) Service Delivery
13 7 (3.30%) Disaster Recovery
14 6 (2.83%) Risk Assessment
14 6 (2.83%) Business Continuity
14 6 (2.83%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.77%) Perl
1 8 (3.77%) SQL
2 6 (2.83%) Python
3 2 (0.94%) Objective-C
3 2 (0.94%) PHP
3 2 (0.94%) Tcl
4 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.47%) Korn
Qualifications
1 154 (72.64%) Cisco Certification
2 104 (49.06%) CCNP
3 60 (28.30%) CCIE
4 42 (19.81%) CCNA
5 28 (13.21%) Degree
6 15 (7.08%) CCSA
7 11 (5.19%) SC Cleared
7 11 (5.19%) Security Cleared
8 6 (2.83%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.89%) CCIP
10 3 (1.42%) CISSP
10 3 (1.42%) JNCIS
10 3 (1.42%) CCSE
11 2 (0.94%) CCVP
11 2 (0.94%) CITP
11 2 (0.94%) MCSE
11 2 (0.94%) PMP
11 2 (0.94%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.49%) SLA
2 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 7 (3.30%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.36%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.47%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 12 (5.66%) HP NNM
1 12 (5.66%) FortiGate
2 6 (2.83%) Nagios
3 5 (2.36%) OpenView
4 4 (1.89%) WhatsUp Gold
4 4 (1.89%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (0.94%) Cacti
5 2 (0.94%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.47%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.47%) SCOM
6 1 (0.47%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 185 (87.26%) Cisco
2 100 (47.17%) Juniper
3 90 (42.45%) CheckPoint
4 56 (26.42%) F5
5 48 (22.64%) HP
6 22 (10.38%) Fortinet
7 15 (7.08%) Huawei
7 15 (7.08%) Aruba
8 12 (5.66%) Microsoft
8 12 (5.66%) Dell
9 10 (4.72%) ProCurve
9 10 (4.72%) Meraki
10 9 (4.25%) Blue Coat
11 8 (3.77%) VMware
12 6 (2.83%) SolarWinds
12 6 (2.83%) SonicWALL
13 5 (2.36%) Nokia
13 5 (2.36%) Barracuda Networks
13 5 (2.36%) Brocade
14 4 (1.89%) 3Com
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Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + £3k Bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Salary is approx 45-55k base + bonus
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Salary: £40k - 55k per year + Car allowance,bonus,training
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: Very Competitive + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Henley-On-Thames, Oxfordshire
INVESCO
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: £40,000 - £42,500 per year
Posted: 20 days ago
Linlithgow
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Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 24 days ago
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Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 24 days ago
London
CACI Network Services
Salary: Unspecified Typical good graduate salary on offer
Posted: 27 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
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