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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 789 805 723
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -82
Permanent jobs citing RIP 107 76 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.071% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.53% 0.41% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 89 61 138
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -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
20333 18564 22220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.05% 17.39% 18.92%
Number of salaries quoted 16090 15077 18216
Average salary £44,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.14% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -7 96 £52,500 +16.66% 13
London +8 37 £60,000 +9.09% 7
South East +6 22 £45,000 +9.09%
East of England +1 20 £55,500 +44.15% 2
Berkshire +20 16 £45,000 +5.88%
Bedfordshire +5 15 £55,500 +44.15% 2
Reading +15 14 £41,750 -
Leeds -27 12 £47,500 +5.55%
West Yorkshire -29 12 £47,500 +5.55%
Yorkshire -31 12 £47,500 +5.55% 1
City of London +12 10 £58,000 -17.14%
Dunstable - 10 £51,250 -
Wales +10 5 £36,500 +4.28%
Northern Ireland - 5 - -
Hertfordshire - 5 £38,250 -
County Antrim - 5 - -
Belfast - 5 - -
South Wales +6 4 £36,500 +4.28%
North West -19 4 £36,500 +4.28% 3
Bridgend - 4 £36,500 -
Watford - 3 £57,500 -
Oxford +9 2 £37,750 -5.62%
Hampshire -3 2 £45,000 -5.26%
Oxfordshire -3 2 £37,750 -5.62%
Kent - 2 £26,500 -
Merseyside - 2 £33,000 - 1
Cheshire - 2 £40,000 - 1
Maidstone - 2 £26,500 -
Chester - 2 £40,000 -
Eastleigh - 2 £45,000 -

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 187 (89.47%) Cisco
2 171 (81.82%) BGP
3 165 (78.95%) OSPF
4 125 (59.81%) EIGRP
5 117 (55.98%) Juniper
5 117 (55.98%) Firewall
6 105 (50.24%) Cisco Certification
6 105 (50.24%) MPLS
7 101 (48.33%) WAN
8 87 (41.63%) LAN
8 87 (41.63%) VPN
9 85 (40.67%) TCP/IP
10 84 (40.19%) CCNP
11 66 (31.58%) F5
12 64 (30.62%) HSRP
13 61 (29.19%) VoIP
13 61 (29.19%) Wireless
14 57 (27.27%) VLAN
14 57 (27.27%) Network Management
15 56 (26.79%) CheckPoint
16 48 (22.97%) Network Security
17 40 (19.14%) DNS
18 38 (18.18%) DHCP
18 38 (18.18%) Finance
19 37 (17.70%) SSL
20 36 (17.22%) Cisco ASA
20 36 (17.22%) Cisco Nexus
21 35 (16.75%) Linux
21 35 (16.75%) Cisco IOS
22 34 (16.27%) Network Design

RIP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (2.87%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (2.39%) CMS
3 2 (0.96%) Lync
3 2 (0.96%) IIS
3 2 (0.96%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.96%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 32 (15.31%) MS Office
2 23 (11.00%) MS Excel
3 18 (8.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.44%) SaaS
2 1 (0.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 171 (81.82%) BGP
2 165 (78.95%) OSPF
3 125 (59.81%) EIGRP
4 117 (55.98%) Firewall
5 105 (50.24%) MPLS
6 101 (48.33%) WAN
7 87 (41.63%) LAN
7 87 (41.63%) VPN
8 85 (40.67%) TCP/IP
9 64 (30.62%) HSRP
10 61 (29.19%) VoIP
10 61 (29.19%) Wireless
11 57 (27.27%) VLAN
12 48 (22.97%) Network Security
13 40 (19.14%) DNS
14 38 (18.18%) DHCP
15 37 (17.70%) SSL
16 36 (17.22%) Cisco ASA
16 36 (17.22%) Cisco Nexus
17 35 (16.75%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 38 (18.18%) Finance
2 27 (12.92%) Telecoms
3 17 (8.13%) Banking
4 8 (3.83%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.39%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.39%) Retail
6 4 (1.91%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.44%) Marketing
7 3 (1.44%) Legal
8 2 (0.96%) Games
9 1 (0.48%) Electronics
9 1 (0.48%) Law
9 1 (0.48%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 110 (52.63%) Network Engineer
2 50 (23.92%) Senior Network Engineer
3 32 (15.31%) Security Engineer
4 25 (11.96%) Network Security Engineer
5 23 (11.00%) Consultant
5 23 (11.00%) Network Consultant
6 22 (10.53%) Senior Security Engineer
7 18 (8.61%) Network Team Leader
7 18 (8.61%) Team Leader
8 17 (8.13%) Architect
8 17 (8.13%) Security Consultant
8 17 (8.13%) Network Specialist
8 17 (8.13%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 17 (8.13%) Network Security Consultant
9 15 (7.18%) Lead Network Engineer
10 12 (5.74%) Support Engineer
10 12 (5.74%) Network Architect
11 11 (5.26%) Escalation Engineer
12 10 (4.78%) 3rd Line Support
13 6 (2.87%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.39%) VXML
2 2 (0.96%) Web Services
3 1 (0.48%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.57%) Hedge funds
2 9 (4.31%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (2.39%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.39%) SecurID
4 4 (1.91%) IPTV
5 2 (0.96%) Online Games
5 2 (0.96%) IVR
5 2 (0.96%) e-Health
6 1 (0.48%) PKI
6 1 (0.48%) NHS
6 1 (0.48%) Firmware
6 1 (0.48%) DTV
6 1 (0.48%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.48%) Handset
6 1 (0.48%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.48%) Derivative
6 1 (0.48%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.48%) iPhone
6 1 (0.48%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 35 (16.75%) Linux
2 25 (11.96%) Windows
3 14 (6.70%) Windows 7
4 13 (6.22%) Windows XP
5 12 (5.74%) UNIX
6 3 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.96%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.48%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.48%) Debian
8 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.48%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.48%) Android
8 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.48%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (27.27%) Network Management
2 34 (16.27%) Network Design
3 25 (11.96%) Service Delivery
4 20 (9.57%) ITIL
4 20 (9.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (8.13%) PRINCE2
5 17 (8.13%) Low Latency
6 16 (7.66%) Change Management
7 15 (7.18%) Load Balancing
7 15 (7.18%) Kalman Filter
8 13 (6.22%) Process Improvement
8 13 (6.22%) PRINCE
9 11 (5.26%) Business Continuity
10 10 (4.78%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (3.83%) Change Control
11 8 (3.83%) Project Management
12 7 (3.35%) Time Management
12 7 (3.35%) Network Architecture
12 7 (3.35%) Network Monitoring
13 5 (2.39%) Cisco ICM Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.35%) SQL
2 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.48%) Perl
Qualifications
1 105 (50.24%) Cisco Certification
2 84 (40.19%) CCNP
3 19 (9.09%) CCNA
4 18 (8.61%) CCIE
5 12 (5.74%) CCSE
5 12 (5.74%) JNCIS
6 10 (4.78%) Degree
7 8 (3.83%) CCDP
8 7 (3.35%) CCSP
8 7 (3.35%) JNCIP
9 6 (2.87%) CCIP
10 4 (1.91%) JNCIA
11 3 (1.44%) CCDA
12 2 (0.96%) CISSP
12 2 (0.96%) Check Point Certification
12 2 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.48%) RHCE
13 1 (0.48%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (12.44%) SLA
2 10 (4.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.91%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.44%) QA
5 2 (0.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (3.35%) Active Directory
1 7 (3.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.48%) NFS
2 1 (0.48%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 20 (9.57%) HP NNM
2 9 (4.31%) Cisco UCCE
2 9 (4.31%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (3.35%) Nagios
3 7 (3.35%) Cacti
4 5 (2.39%) SmokePing
5 4 (1.91%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (0.96%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.48%) Munin
7 1 (0.48%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 187 (89.47%) Cisco
2 117 (55.98%) Juniper
3 66 (31.58%) F5
4 56 (26.79%) CheckPoint
5 32 (15.31%) Microsoft
6 31 (14.83%) Aruba
7 29 (13.88%) HP
8 24 (11.48%) SolarWinds
9 17 (8.13%) Blue Coat
9 17 (8.13%) Fortinet
10 15 (7.18%) Nortel
11 12 (5.74%) McAfee
11 12 (5.74%) Websense
11 12 (5.74%) SonicWALL
11 12 (5.74%) Lumension
12 11 (5.26%) VMware
13 9 (4.31%) Brocade
14 7 (3.35%) Citrix
14 7 (3.35%) Avaya
15 6 (2.87%) Dell
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