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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 783 800 796
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -4
Permanent jobs citing RIP 121 79 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.073% 0.097%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.60% 0.42% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 104 62 93
Average salary £46,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,450 £30,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%

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
20327 18645 22362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.87% 17.23% 19.45%
Number of salaries quoted 16107 15066 18227
Average salary £43,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.13% +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 21 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 21 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 +23 108 £47,500 +15.15% 10
London +16 50 £50,000 -13.04% 5
South East -1 19 £40,000 +33.33% 1
East of England -10 18 £50,000 +68.06% 1
City of London +12 14 £46,000 -34.28% 3
Bedfordshire +2 14 £52,500 +64.06% 1
Yorkshire -29 11 £47,500 +5.55%
West Yorkshire -32 11 £47,500 +5.55%
Leeds -36 11 £47,500 +5.55%
Dunstable - 11 £50,000 -
Berkshire +9 9 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Reading +1 8 £44,250 -
Wales 0 5 £37,000 +5.71% 1
North West -5 5 £33,000 -5.71% 2
Northern Ireland - 5 - -
County Antrim - 5 - -
Belfast - 5 - -
South Wales +10 4 £37,000 +5.71% 1
Eastleigh - 4 £45,000 -
Bridgend - 4 £37,000 - 1
Hampshire - 4 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £18,250 -
West Midlands -29 3 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Kent - 2 £26,500 -
East Sussex - 2 - -
Merseyside - 2 £33,000 -
Hertford - 2 £18,250 -
Bexhill-On-Sea - 2 - -
Solihull - 2 - -
Watford - 2 - -

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 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.

1 204 (91.07%) Cisco
2 186 (83.04%) BGP
3 174 (77.68%) OSPF
4 134 (59.82%) Juniper
5 133 (59.38%) EIGRP
6 132 (58.93%) Cisco Certification
7 128 (57.14%) Firewall
8 118 (52.68%) WAN
9 116 (51.79%) MPLS
10 109 (48.66%) CCNP
11 104 (46.43%) LAN
12 102 (45.54%) VPN
13 85 (37.95%) TCP/IP
14 72 (32.14%) Wireless
15 69 (30.80%) HSRP
16 67 (29.91%) CheckPoint
16 67 (29.91%) VoIP
17 64 (28.57%) F5
18 60 (26.79%) VLAN
19 57 (25.45%) Network Management
20 50 (22.32%) Finance
21 47 (20.98%) DNS
22 45 (20.09%) Network Security
23 42 (18.75%) Network Design
24 41 (18.30%) DHCP
25 40 (17.86%) Aruba
26 37 (16.52%) SSL
26 37 (16.52%) Cisco ASA
27 36 (16.07%) VPLS
27 36 (16.07%) Cisco IOS

RIP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 7 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (2.23%) CMS
3 4 (1.79%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.89%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.89%) IIS
4 2 (0.89%) Lync
Applications
1 34 (15.18%) MS Office
2 21 (9.38%) MS Excel
3 17 (7.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.68%) SaaS
2 2 (0.89%) IaaS
3 1 (0.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 186 (83.04%) BGP
2 174 (77.68%) OSPF
3 133 (59.38%) EIGRP
4 128 (57.14%) Firewall
5 118 (52.68%) WAN
6 116 (51.79%) MPLS
7 104 (46.43%) LAN
8 102 (45.54%) VPN
9 85 (37.95%) TCP/IP
10 72 (32.14%) Wireless
11 69 (30.80%) HSRP
12 67 (29.91%) VoIP
13 60 (26.79%) VLAN
14 47 (20.98%) DNS
15 45 (20.09%) Network Security
16 41 (18.30%) DHCP
17 37 (16.52%) SSL
17 37 (16.52%) Cisco ASA
18 36 (16.07%) VPLS
18 36 (16.07%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (0.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 50 (22.32%) Finance
2 36 (16.07%) Telecoms
3 20 (8.93%) Banking
4 11 (4.91%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.23%) French Language
5 5 (2.23%) German Language
5 5 (2.23%) Japanese Language
5 5 (2.23%) Retail
6 4 (1.79%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.79%) Marketing
7 3 (1.34%) Games
7 3 (1.34%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.45%) Back Office
8 1 (0.45%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.45%) Law
8 1 (0.45%) Legal
8 1 (0.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 127 (56.70%) Network Engineer
2 60 (26.79%) Senior Network Engineer
3 30 (13.39%) Security Engineer
4 24 (10.71%) Senior Security Engineer
5 19 (8.48%) Network Security Engineer
6 17 (7.59%) Consultant
7 16 (7.14%) Network Specialist
7 16 (7.14%) Network Team Leader
7 16 (7.14%) Team Leader
7 16 (7.14%) Architect
7 16 (7.14%) Network Consultant
8 15 (6.70%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 13 (5.80%) Lead Network Engineer
10 12 (5.36%) Support Engineer
10 12 (5.36%) Security Consultant
11 11 (4.91%) 3rd Line Support
11 11 (4.91%) Network Security Consultant
11 11 (4.91%) Cisco Engineer
11 11 (4.91%) Network Architect
11 11 (4.91%) Escalation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.23%) VXML
2 2 (0.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.82%) Hedge funds
2 7 (3.13%) IPTV
3 6 (2.68%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (2.23%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.79%) SecurID
6 3 (1.34%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.34%) Handset
7 2 (0.89%) IVR
7 2 (0.89%) e-Health
7 2 (0.89%) Online Games
7 2 (0.89%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.89%) NHS
8 1 (0.45%) iPad
8 1 (0.45%) DTV
8 1 (0.45%) iPhone
8 1 (0.45%) Derivative
8 1 (0.45%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 32 (14.29%) Linux
2 27 (12.05%) Windows
3 15 (6.70%) Windows 7
4 13 (5.80%) Windows XP
5 9 (4.02%) UNIX
6 3 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.89%) Windows 2000
7 2 (0.89%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.45%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.45%) Android
8 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (25.45%) Network Management
2 42 (18.75%) Network Design
3 32 (14.29%) ITIL
4 28 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 24 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 19 (8.48%) PRINCE2
6 19 (8.48%) Change Management
7 17 (7.59%) Load Balancing
8 15 (6.70%) PRINCE
8 15 (6.70%) Process Improvement
9 14 (6.25%) Low Latency
10 13 (5.80%) Performance Tuning
11 12 (5.36%) Kalman Filter
11 12 (5.36%) Business Continuity
12 11 (4.91%) Change Control
13 9 (4.02%) Project Management
13 9 (4.02%) Network Architecture
13 9 (4.02%) Network Monitoring
14 7 (3.13%) Release Management
15 5 (2.23%) Cisco ICM Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 132 (58.93%) Cisco Certification
2 109 (48.66%) CCNP
3 31 (13.84%) CCNA
4 20 (8.93%) CCIE
5 13 (5.80%) JNCIS
5 13 (5.80%) CCSE
6 12 (5.36%) Degree
7 9 (4.02%) JNCIP
8 7 (3.13%) CCDP
9 6 (2.68%) CCSP
10 5 (2.23%) CCIP
10 5 (2.23%) JNCIA
11 4 (1.79%) CCSA
12 3 (1.34%) CCDA
12 3 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.89%) Check Point Certification
13 2 (0.89%) CISSP
13 2 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 1 (0.45%) RHCE
14 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (16.07%) SLA
2 9 (4.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.79%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.89%) QA
4 2 (0.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.45%) Firmware
3 1 (0.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 23 (10.27%) HP NNM
2 7 (3.13%) Cacti
3 6 (2.68%) Cisco UCCE
3 6 (2.68%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (2.23%) SmokePing
4 5 (2.23%) Nagios
5 4 (1.79%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (0.89%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 204 (91.07%) Cisco
2 134 (59.82%) Juniper
3 67 (29.91%) CheckPoint
4 64 (28.57%) F5
5 40 (17.86%) Aruba
6 35 (15.63%) HP
7 28 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 19 (8.48%) SolarWinds
9 16 (7.14%) Blue Coat
10 14 (6.25%) Fortinet
11 13 (5.80%) Websense
11 13 (5.80%) McAfee
11 13 (5.80%) SonicWALL
11 13 (5.80%) Lumension
12 11 (4.91%) Nortel
13 9 (4.02%) VMware
14 8 (3.57%) Dell
15 7 (3.13%) Avaya
15 7 (3.13%) Brocade
16 6 (2.68%) Citrix
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