The table below looks at the statistics for RIP skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RIP over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 201 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing RIP 9 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.18% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.14% - -
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 0
Average salary £60,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +24.13%
RIP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
789 769 814
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.71% 17.39% 17.09%
Number of salaries quoted 701 602 704
Average salary £35,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

RIP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RIP across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

RIP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

RIP
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RIP across the West Midlands region.

RIP Salary Trend in the West Midlands

RIP
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RIP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

RIP Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

RIP
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RIP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 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
Birmingham - 4 £62,500 -
Solihull - 4 £45,000 -
RIP
England

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 12 (100.00%) DHCP
1 12 (100.00%) DNS
1 12 (100.00%) OSPF
1 12 (100.00%) BGP
1 12 (100.00%) EIGRP
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco
3 10 (83.33%) WAN
3 10 (83.33%) LAN
3 10 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (75.00%) TACACS
4 9 (75.00%) Firewall
4 9 (75.00%) TCP/IP
4 9 (75.00%) VPN
4 9 (75.00%) Network Security
5 7 (58.33%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (58.33%) SSH
5 7 (58.33%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (58.33%) FTP
5 7 (58.33%) CCNP
5 7 (58.33%) CCNA
6 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
6 5 (41.67%) IGRP
7 3 (25.00%) CCIE
7 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (25.00%) Network Architecture
7 3 (25.00%) Fortinet
7 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus

RIP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) DHCP
1 12 (100.00%) DNS
1 12 (100.00%) OSPF
1 12 (100.00%) BGP
1 12 (100.00%) EIGRP
2 10 (83.33%) LAN
2 10 (83.33%) WAN
3 9 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (75.00%) VPN
3 9 (75.00%) TACACS
3 9 (75.00%) Firewall
3 9 (75.00%) Network Security
4 7 (58.33%) SSH
4 7 (58.33%) FTP
5 5 (41.67%) IGRP
6 2 (16.67%) SSL
6 2 (16.67%) IPv6
6 2 (16.67%) MPLS
6 2 (16.67%) IKE
6 2 (16.67%) IPX
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Network Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (41.67%) Network Consultant
3 5 (41.67%) Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Security Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Capacity Planning
1 7 (58.33%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (25.00%) Network Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (58.33%) CCNP
2 7 (58.33%) CCNA
3 3 (25.00%) CCIE
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
3 3 (25.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (8.33%) VMware