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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 801 802 795
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Permanent jobs citing RIP 92 105 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.092% 0.073%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.50% 0.50% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 70 89 68
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £36,200 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%

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
18260 20805 18853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.67% 18.13% 17.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15141 16472 15224
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +1.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -13 76 £45,000 -18.18% 12
South East +16 29 £45,000 - 3
Berkshire +16 24 £42,500 -5.55% 1
London 0 21 £47,500 -22.44% 5
Reading +2 19 £45,000 -
East of England +1 18 £35,000 -36.93% 2
Scotland - 13 £25,000 - 3
West Lothian - 10 £22,500 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 8 £35,000 - 2
Peterborough - 8 £35,000 -
Hertfordshire -6 7 £55,000 -4.34%
South West -17 6 £43,750 +59.09% 1
Linlithgow - 6 - -
Wiltshire +3 5 £45,000 +63.63% 1
Hampshire - 4 £45,000 -
Livingston - 4 £22,500 - 2
Basingstoke - 4 £45,000 -
City of London +14 3 £40,000 -31.03% 2
Yorkshire +2 3 £45,000 -5.26%
Bedfordshire +2 3 £52,500 -5.40%
Wales -6 3 £50,000 +36.98%
South Wales -12 3 £50,000 +36.98%
Dunstable -15 3 £52,500 -15.32%
North Yorkshire - 3 £45,000 -
Harrogate - 3 £45,000 -
Glasgow - 3 £25,000 -
Bracknell +20 2 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Watford -10 2 £52,500 -8.69%
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £30,000 -
Cardiff - 2 £50,000 -

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 199 (92.99%) Cisco
2 195 (91.12%) OSPF
3 187 (87.38%) BGP
4 146 (68.22%) Cisco Certification
5 126 (58.88%) Firewall
6 111 (51.87%) EIGRP
7 110 (51.40%) MPLS
8 103 (48.13%) CCNP
8 103 (48.13%) WAN
9 99 (46.26%) Juniper
10 91 (42.52%) VPN
11 83 (38.79%) TCP/IP
12 78 (36.45%) Cisco ASA
13 74 (34.58%) LAN
14 71 (33.18%) VLAN
15 66 (30.84%) Wireless
16 64 (29.91%) CheckPoint
17 63 (29.44%) VRRP
17 63 (29.44%) F5
18 61 (28.50%) HSRP
19 58 (27.10%) Telecoms
19 58 (27.10%) Network Security
20 56 (26.17%) CCNA
21 54 (25.23%) Network Management
22 50 (23.36%) DNS
23 43 (20.09%) HP
24 35 (16.36%) Finance
25 34 (15.89%) Internet
26 32 (14.95%) SSL
26 32 (14.95%) Data Centre

RIP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (2.34%) MS Exchange
1 5 (2.34%) Lync
2 1 (0.47%) IIS
2 1 (0.47%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (7.01%) MS Visio
2 13 (6.07%) MS Office
3 7 (3.27%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.34%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.21%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 195 (91.12%) OSPF
2 187 (87.38%) BGP
3 126 (58.88%) Firewall
4 111 (51.87%) EIGRP
5 110 (51.40%) MPLS
6 103 (48.13%) WAN
7 91 (42.52%) VPN
8 83 (38.79%) TCP/IP
9 78 (36.45%) Cisco ASA
10 74 (34.58%) LAN
11 71 (33.18%) VLAN
12 66 (30.84%) Wireless
13 63 (29.44%) VRRP
14 61 (28.50%) HSRP
15 58 (27.10%) Network Security
16 50 (23.36%) DNS
17 34 (15.89%) Internet
18 32 (14.95%) SSL
19 30 (14.02%) VoIP
19 30 (14.02%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.47%) MySQL
1 1 (0.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (1.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 58 (27.10%) Telecoms
2 35 (16.36%) Finance
3 9 (4.21%) Financial Institution
4 8 (3.74%) Retail
5 7 (3.27%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.80%) Banking
7 5 (2.34%) Back Office
8 3 (1.40%) Electronics
8 3 (1.40%) Games
8 3 (1.40%) Billing
9 2 (0.93%) Marketing
9 2 (0.93%) Advertising
10 1 (0.47%) Military
10 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 139 (64.95%) Network Engineer
2 49 (22.90%) Senior Network Engineer
3 26 (12.15%) Network Support
4 24 (11.21%) Network Analyst
4 24 (11.21%) Analyst
5 20 (9.35%) Security Engineer
6 17 (7.94%) Network Team Leader
6 17 (7.94%) Support Engineer
6 17 (7.94%) Team Leader
7 16 (7.48%) Network Security Engineer
8 13 (6.07%) Network Support Engineer
9 12 (5.61%) Systems Analyst
10 10 (4.67%) Cisco Engineer
11 9 (4.21%) Developer
11 9 (4.21%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 8 (3.74%) Technical Engineer
13 7 (3.27%) Support Team Leader
13 7 (3.27%) Consultant
13 7 (3.27%) Network Consultant
14 6 (2.80%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.07%) CSS
2 6 (2.80%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 32 (14.95%) Data Centre
2 14 (6.54%) Computer Science
2 14 (6.54%) Smartphone
3 9 (4.21%) Hedge funds
4 5 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.34%) Statistics
5 4 (1.87%) SecurID
5 4 (1.87%) NHS
5 4 (1.87%) Handset
6 2 (0.93%) Fixed Income
6 2 (0.93%) Derivative
6 2 (0.93%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.47%) DTV
7 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (13.08%) Linux
2 16 (7.48%) UNIX
3 13 (6.07%) Windows
4 3 (1.40%) Windows 2000
4 3 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (25.23%) Network Management
2 29 (13.55%) Network Design
3 27 (12.62%) Change Management
4 25 (11.68%) ITIL
5 21 (9.81%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (8.41%) Network Architecture
6 18 (8.41%) Network Monitoring
7 12 (5.61%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (5.61%) Migration
8 11 (5.14%) Penetration Testing
9 10 (4.67%) Load Balancing
9 10 (4.67%) Service Delivery
10 9 (4.21%) Vulnerability Management
10 9 (4.21%) WAN Optimisation
10 9 (4.21%) Security Architecture
11 8 (3.74%) Problem Management
11 8 (3.74%) Incident Management
12 5 (2.34%) CRM
12 5 (2.34%) Validation
13 4 (1.87%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.14%) Perl
2 8 (3.74%) Python
3 4 (1.87%) SQL
4 2 (0.93%) Objective-C
4 2 (0.93%) Tcl
4 2 (0.93%) PHP
5 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.47%) Korn
5 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 146 (68.22%) Cisco Certification
2 103 (48.13%) CCNP
3 56 (26.17%) CCNA
4 28 (13.08%) CCIE
5 27 (12.62%) Degree
6 11 (5.14%) CCSA
7 8 (3.74%) JNCIA
8 7 (3.27%) Security Cleared
9 6 (2.80%) CCSE
9 6 (2.80%) CISSP
10 5 (2.34%) CCDA
10 5 (2.34%) CCDP
10 5 (2.34%) CCIP
10 5 (2.34%) JNCIP
10 5 (2.34%) SC Cleared
11 4 (1.87%) CCENT
12 3 (1.40%) JNCIS
13 2 (0.93%) CCVP
13 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.93%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.81%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (5.14%) ProxySG
2 5 (2.34%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (10.28%) FortiGate
2 15 (7.01%) HP NNM
3 9 (4.21%) WhatsUp Gold
4 7 (3.27%) Nagios
5 6 (2.80%) OpenView
6 5 (2.34%) CiscoWorks
7 4 (1.87%) WMI
8 1 (0.47%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.47%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.47%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 199 (92.99%) Cisco
2 99 (46.26%) Juniper
3 64 (29.91%) CheckPoint
4 63 (29.44%) F5
5 43 (20.09%) HP
6 17 (7.94%) ProCurve
6 17 (7.94%) Blue Coat
7 16 (7.48%) Huawei
8 13 (6.07%) Remedy
9 12 (5.61%) Dell
9 12 (5.61%) Oracle
10 10 (4.67%) Microsoft
11 8 (3.74%) Nortel
11 8 (3.74%) Avaya
11 8 (3.74%) Cramer
11 8 (3.74%) Fortinet
11 8 (3.74%) VMware
12 7 (3.27%) Aruba
12 7 (3.27%) Nokia
13 6 (2.80%) SolarWinds
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