The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 803 789 714
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -75
Permanent jobs citing RIP 108 86 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.092% 0.079% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.53% 0.44% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 97 74 155
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,150 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20525 19722 21117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.55% 18.16% 17.98%
Number of salaries quoted 16450 15832 17411
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 £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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
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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 -18 98 £57,500 +19.79% 9
London -34 39 £60,000 +20.00%
South East +8 31 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Berkshire +14 17 £45,000 -
East of England +8 16 £57,500 +9.52% 5
City of London +2 14 £58,000 -10.76%
Reading +10 12 £45,000 -
Bedfordshire +2 9 £55,500 +5.71% 2
Wales -2 9 £36,500 -2.66% 2
South Wales -7 7 £36,500 -2.66% 2
Hertfordshire - 7 £57,500 - 3
Bridgend - 7 £36,500 - 2
Oxfordshire - 6 £45,000 -
Dunstable +3 5 £62,000 +3.33%
North West -2 5 £27,500 -14.06%
South West -11 5 £67,500 +12.50%
Leeds -35 5 £47,500 +2.70% 1
Yorkshire -37 5 £47,500 - 2
West Yorkshire -40 5 £47,500 +2.70% 1
Oxford - 5 £45,000 -
East Sussex - 4 £67,500 -
Watford - 4 £57,500 - 2
Manchester 0 3 £27,500 -14.06%
Bracknell - 3 £45,000 -
Maidstone - 3 £28,500 - 1
Brighton - 3 £67,500 -
Devon - 3 £67,500 -
Kent - 3 £28,500 - 2
Wiltshire -10 2 £27,750 -53.75%
North Wales - 2 £46,250 -

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 183 (87.56%) Cisco
2 173 (82.78%) BGP
3 167 (79.90%) OSPF
4 123 (58.85%) Firewall
5 121 (57.89%) MPLS
6 113 (54.07%) Juniper
7 109 (52.15%) EIGRP
8 104 (49.76%) WAN
9 100 (47.85%) Cisco Certification
10 95 (45.45%) LAN
11 91 (43.54%) VPN
12 82 (39.23%) TCP/IP
13 80 (38.28%) CCNP
14 67 (32.06%) VoIP
15 64 (30.62%) VLAN
16 61 (29.19%) Wireless
17 59 (28.23%) CheckPoint
18 58 (27.75%) F5
18 58 (27.75%) HSRP
19 53 (25.36%) DNS
20 51 (24.40%) Network Design
21 45 (21.53%) Linux
21 45 (21.53%) Network Management
22 39 (18.66%) Network Security
23 35 (16.75%) Multicast
24 33 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
24 33 (15.79%) Cisco IOS
25 32 (15.31%) Cisco PIX
26 31 (14.83%) Finance
26 31 (14.83%) DHCP

RIP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (2.39%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (0.96%) IIS
3 1 (0.48%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.48%) Lync
3 1 (0.48%) nginx
Applications
1 24 (11.48%) MS Office
2 17 (8.13%) MS Excel
3 13 (6.22%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.48%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 173 (82.78%) BGP
2 167 (79.90%) OSPF
3 123 (58.85%) Firewall
4 121 (57.89%) MPLS
5 109 (52.15%) EIGRP
6 104 (49.76%) WAN
7 95 (45.45%) LAN
8 91 (43.54%) VPN
9 82 (39.23%) TCP/IP
10 67 (32.06%) VoIP
11 64 (30.62%) VLAN
12 61 (29.19%) Wireless
13 58 (27.75%) HSRP
14 53 (25.36%) DNS
15 39 (18.66%) Network Security
16 35 (16.75%) Multicast
17 33 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
17 33 (15.79%) Cisco IOS
18 32 (15.31%) Cisco PIX
19 31 (14.83%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.48%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.48%) Subversion
General
1 31 (14.83%) Finance
2 30 (14.35%) Telecoms
3 21 (10.05%) Banking
4 9 (4.31%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.39%) Retail
6 4 (1.91%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.44%) Legal
7 3 (1.44%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.44%) Marketing
8 2 (0.96%) Games
9 1 (0.48%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 110 (52.63%) Network Engineer
2 54 (25.84%) Senior Network Engineer
3 28 (13.40%) Security Engineer
4 24 (11.48%) Network Security Engineer
5 22 (10.53%) Senior Security Engineer
6 21 (10.05%) Architect
7 19 (9.09%) Network Consultant
7 19 (9.09%) Consultant
8 18 (8.61%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 18 (8.61%) Network Architect
8 18 (8.61%) Support Engineer
9 16 (7.66%) Lead Network Engineer
9 16 (7.66%) Team Leader
9 16 (7.66%) Network Team Leader
10 14 (6.70%) Designer
10 14 (6.70%) Network Designer
10 14 (6.70%) Network Specialist
10 14 (6.70%) Network Security Consultant
10 14 (6.70%) Network Support
10 14 (6.70%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.96%) Web Services
2 1 (0.48%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.18%) Hedge funds
2 8 (3.83%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.39%) SecurID
4 4 (1.91%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (0.96%) SCADA
5 2 (0.96%) Online Games
5 2 (0.96%) e-Health
5 2 (0.96%) IVR
5 2 (0.96%) Handset
6 1 (0.48%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.48%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.48%) Derivative
6 1 (0.48%) PKI
6 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.48%) DTV
6 1 (0.48%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 45 (21.53%) Linux
2 19 (9.09%) Windows
3 18 (8.61%) UNIX
4 11 (5.26%) Windows XP
5 10 (4.78%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.44%) Debian
7 2 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.96%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.48%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.48%) VMS
8 1 (0.48%) Solaris
8 1 (0.48%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.48%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (24.40%) Network Design
2 45 (21.53%) Network Management
3 17 (8.13%) Service Delivery
4 16 (7.66%) ITIL
5 14 (6.70%) Load Balancing
5 14 (6.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (5.74%) PRINCE2
6 12 (5.74%) Integration Acceptance Testing
7 11 (5.26%) Change Management
7 11 (5.26%) Low Latency
8 10 (4.78%) Project Management
9 9 (4.31%) Business Continuity
10 8 (3.83%) Process Improvement
10 8 (3.83%) Network Architecture
10 8 (3.83%) PRINCE
11 7 (3.35%) Time Management
12 6 (2.87%) Performance Tuning
13 5 (2.39%) Programme Management
13 5 (2.39%) Problem Management
13 5 (2.39%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.39%) Perl
2 2 (0.96%) Bash Shell
2 2 (0.96%) SQL
3 1 (0.48%) C
3 1 (0.48%) Java
3 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 100 (47.85%) Cisco Certification
2 80 (38.28%) CCNP
3 24 (11.48%) CCIE
4 22 (10.53%) CCNA
5 20 (9.57%) Degree
6 10 (4.78%) CCSE
6 10 (4.78%) JNCIS
7 8 (3.83%) CCDP
8 7 (3.35%) CCSP
9 5 (2.39%) JNCIA
9 5 (2.39%) CCIP
9 5 (2.39%) Security Cleared
10 4 (1.91%) CISSP
11 3 (1.44%) JNCIP
12 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.96%) A+ Certification
12 2 (0.96%) Check Point Certification
12 2 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.96%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.18%) SLA
2 4 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.96%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.96%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 8 (3.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.44%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.96%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (6.70%) HP NNM
2 9 (4.31%) Nagios
3 7 (3.35%) Cacti
4 5 (2.39%) SmokePing
5 4 (1.91%) Cisco UCCE
5 4 (1.91%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (1.44%) WhatsUp Gold
7 2 (0.96%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (0.96%) CiscoWorks
8 1 (0.48%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.48%) Puppet
8 1 (0.48%) Munin
Vendors
1 183 (87.56%) Cisco
2 113 (54.07%) Juniper
3 59 (28.23%) CheckPoint
4 58 (27.75%) F5
5 28 (13.40%) Aruba
6 25 (11.96%) Microsoft
7 23 (11.00%) SolarWinds
8 20 (9.57%) HP
8 20 (9.57%) Blue Coat
9 16 (7.66%) Fortinet
10 13 (6.22%) Brocade
11 11 (5.26%) VMware
11 11 (5.26%) Nortel
12 10 (4.78%) Lumension
12 10 (4.78%) Dell
12 10 (4.78%) McAfee
12 10 (4.78%) Websense
12 10 (4.78%) SonicWALL
13 5 (2.39%) Huawei
13 5 (2.39%) Nokia
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Salary: £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
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