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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 766 821 822
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +1
Permanent jobs citing RIP 113 51 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.049% 0.051%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.60% 0.29% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 83 43 48
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,687 £33,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +28.57%

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
18832 17703 21929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.87% 17.06% 19.82%
Number of salaries quoted 15289 13892 18201
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +63 102 £52,500 +16.66% 13
South East -9 31 £41,250 -28.26% 5
London +30 26 £62,500 +13.63% 5
East of England - 19 £53,750 - 1
Bedfordshire - 14 £52,500 - 1
East Sussex - 14 £47,500 -
North West - 12 £65,000 -
Bexhill-On-Sea - 11 - -
Lancashire - 9 £31,500 -
West Midlands - 9 £60,000 - 1
Berkshire +3 8 £57,500 -4.16%
City of London +9 7 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Dunstable - 7 £50,000 -
Preston - 5 £31,500 -
Oxfordshire - 5 £38,500 - 1
Reading +9 4 £35,000 -41.66%
Solihull - 4 £45,000 -
Thame - 4 £39,250 -
Watford - 4 £60,000 -
Birmingham - 4 £62,500 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £60,000 -
South Wales -13 3 £38,500 +32.75%
Wales -16 3 £38,500 +32.75%
Cheshire - 3 £65,000 -
Bracknell - 3 £65,000 -
Yorkshire -30 2 £48,750 +8.33%
East Midlands - 2 £60,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £48,000 - 2
Cardiff - 2 £36,750 -
Portsmouth - 2 £48,000 - 2

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 213 (90.25%) Cisco
2 201 (85.17%) BGP
3 199 (84.32%) OSPF
4 168 (71.19%) Cisco Certification
5 161 (68.22%) EIGRP
6 142 (60.17%) WAN
7 138 (58.47%) Firewall
8 137 (58.05%) Juniper
9 136 (57.63%) MPLS
10 127 (53.81%) TCP/IP
11 125 (52.97%) CCNP
12 122 (51.69%) LAN
13 107 (45.34%) VPN
14 87 (36.86%) HSRP
15 84 (35.59%) CheckPoint
16 82 (34.75%) Wireless
17 77 (32.63%) F5
18 66 (27.97%) Finance
19 65 (27.54%) Network Security
20 63 (26.69%) DNS
21 62 (26.27%) VLAN
22 59 (25.00%) SSL
23 57 (24.15%) DHCP
24 52 (22.03%) HP
25 51 (21.61%) VoIP
25 51 (21.61%) ITIL
26 48 (20.34%) CCNA
27 47 (19.92%) Cisco ASA
28 45 (19.07%) SLA
29 44 (18.64%) Network Management

RIP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 15 (6.36%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.12%) CMS
3 4 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (1.69%) Lync
4 2 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 32 (13.56%) MS Office
2 21 (8.90%) MS Visio
3 10 (4.24%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.78%) IaaS
2 7 (2.97%) SaaS
3 1 (0.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 201 (85.17%) BGP
2 199 (84.32%) OSPF
3 161 (68.22%) EIGRP
4 142 (60.17%) WAN
5 138 (58.47%) Firewall
6 136 (57.63%) MPLS
7 127 (53.81%) TCP/IP
8 122 (51.69%) LAN
9 107 (45.34%) VPN
10 87 (36.86%) HSRP
11 82 (34.75%) Wireless
12 65 (27.54%) Network Security
13 63 (26.69%) DNS
14 62 (26.27%) VLAN
15 59 (25.00%) SSL
16 57 (24.15%) DHCP
17 51 (21.61%) VoIP
18 47 (19.92%) Cisco ASA
19 42 (17.80%) VPLS
20 35 (14.83%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.97%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 66 (27.97%) Finance
2 25 (10.59%) Telecoms
3 21 (8.90%) Banking
4 18 (7.63%) Financial Institution
5 10 (4.24%) Retail
6 9 (3.81%) Marketing
7 8 (3.39%) Games
8 5 (2.12%) French Language
8 5 (2.12%) German Language
8 5 (2.12%) Japanese Language
9 4 (1.69%) Billing
10 3 (1.27%) Law
11 2 (0.85%) Legal
11 2 (0.85%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.42%) Back Office
12 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 134 (56.78%) Network Engineer
2 60 (25.42%) Senior Network Engineer
3 25 (10.59%) Consultant
4 22 (9.32%) Network Consultant
5 19 (8.05%) Support Engineer
5 19 (8.05%) Network Specialist
6 16 (6.78%) Security Engineer
7 10 (4.24%) Cisco Engineer
8 9 (3.81%) Technical Engineer
8 9 (3.81%) Technical Support
8 9 (3.81%) Technical Support Engineer
8 9 (3.81%) Security Consultant
9 8 (3.39%) Network Support Engineer
9 8 (3.39%) Network Manager
9 8 (3.39%) Network Support
10 7 (2.97%) Senior Security Engineer
10 7 (2.97%) Operations Engineer
10 7 (2.97%) Architect
11 6 (2.54%) Network Security Engineer
11 6 (2.54%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.12%) VXML
2 3 (1.27%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (0.85%) Unreal Engine
3 2 (0.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.05%) Hedge funds
2 11 (4.66%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.97%) IPTV
4 6 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.12%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (1.69%) Handset
7 3 (1.27%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.85%) Blog
8 2 (0.85%) NHS
8 2 (0.85%) FMCG
9 1 (0.42%) iPhone
9 1 (0.42%) iPad
9 1 (0.42%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.42%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 28 (11.86%) Linux
2 25 (10.59%) Windows
3 10 (4.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (3.81%) Windows 7
5 8 (3.39%) Ubuntu
6 7 (2.97%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.27%) UNIX
7 3 (1.27%) Windows 2000
7 3 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.85%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.42%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.42%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (21.61%) ITIL
2 44 (18.64%) Network Management
3 37 (15.68%) Network Design
4 35 (14.83%) Change Management
5 32 (13.56%) Network Architecture
6 30 (12.71%) Service Delivery
7 24 (10.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 23 (9.75%) PRINCE2
9 21 (8.90%) Vulnerability Management
10 20 (8.47%) Process Improvement
10 20 (8.47%) PRINCE
11 18 (7.63%) Migration
12 17 (7.20%) Project Management
12 17 (7.20%) Security Architecture
13 16 (6.78%) WAN Optimisation
13 16 (6.78%) Performance Tuning
13 16 (6.78%) Penetration Testing
14 15 (6.36%) Network Monitoring
15 14 (5.93%) Load Balancing
16 13 (5.51%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.66%) SQL
Qualifications
1 168 (71.19%) Cisco Certification
2 125 (52.97%) CCNP
3 48 (20.34%) CCNA
4 42 (17.80%) CCIE
5 22 (9.32%) Degree
6 11 (4.66%) JNCIA
7 8 (3.39%) CCSE
7 8 (3.39%) LPIC
8 7 (2.97%) SC Cleared
8 7 (2.97%) DV Cleared
8 7 (2.97%) Security Cleared
8 7 (2.97%) JNCIS
8 7 (2.97%) JNCIP
9 6 (2.54%) CCSA
10 4 (1.69%) CCDP
11 2 (0.85%) CCDA
11 2 (0.85%) CCSP
11 2 (0.85%) CCIP
11 2 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (19.07%) SLA
2 7 (2.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.27%) QA
3 3 (1.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (3.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.85%) ProxySG
2 2 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.42%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (0.42%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 25 (10.59%) HP NNM
2 8 (3.39%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (2.12%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (1.27%) Cacti
5 2 (0.85%) SCOM
5 2 (0.85%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.42%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.42%) Nagios
Vendors
1 213 (90.25%) Cisco
2 137 (58.05%) Juniper
3 84 (35.59%) CheckPoint
4 77 (32.63%) F5
5 52 (22.03%) HP
6 23 (9.75%) Aruba
7 20 (8.47%) Microsoft
8 19 (8.05%) Fortinet
9 10 (4.24%) Blue Coat
9 10 (4.24%) Red Hat
10 8 (3.39%) Websense
10 8 (3.39%) Dell
10 8 (3.39%) SonicWALL
11 7 (2.97%) VMware
11 7 (2.97%) SolarWinds
11 7 (2.97%) Lumension
11 7 (2.97%) Nortel
11 7 (2.97%) McAfee
12 6 (2.54%) Barracuda Networks
13 5 (2.12%) Avaya
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